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OiUand Tribune, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1959 Mm jmi LEFT! Row Over Housing Plan Flares Anew Philippines Hit on U.S. Troop Stand By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON, Nov, Phil Weaver Hover Gift Offer. ONCE AROUND THE WORLD Confidence Vote On Vet Pensions PARIS, Nov.

25 (UPD Socialists and other leftists demanding more authority for the National Assembly filed a no-confidence motion today challenging President Charles de Gaulle's government. The censure measure was sponsored by 66of the 546 T. assemblymen, 10 more than Neb.) said today American armed forces in the Philippines are victims of looting, extortion and assault sometimes with approval of Philippine authorities." He reported finding these conditions during a recent Verdict on Robillard Due Today Eijds Monday, FREE Celebrates thb Opening of TWO NEW OFFICES I filacArthur Boulevcrd Office 'Telegraph Avenys Offica 7622 Mac Arthur Blvd. 4803 Telegraph Ave. 7 f'" Choose' one of these exciting Jtv gifts when you -open an MlfA 'At-1 s' I Injured Savings Account of fr i A 1 1 ONLY $25 W- FREE nbsr 30 All-Purpose Desk tamp I Stunning satin-copper lamp.

amazingly adaptable as pin-op or desk lamp! Beautiful addition to your home or office I tour of the Pacific area as a member of the House defense appropriations sub committee. He said the conditions he found in the, Philippines are "winked, at or openly approved of by perhaps the most corrupt governmental organiza tion in the world ANSWER GIVEN A spokesman for the Philippine embassy here questioned whether Weaver had been in the Philippines long enough to sum up the situation. Weaver was hot immediately available for further comment His statement did not say how much time he had spent, there. Weaver urged the United States to reappraise its defense position in the Pacific "with a view to abandoning the Philippine Islands as a defense base," and moving operations perhaps to Thailand. Pending a reappraisal.

Weaver recommended the defense subcommittee a 11 in Pacific commanders for "firsthand reports on intolerable conditions which now exist 'DIFFICULT CONDITIONS' Weaver claimed that American troops stationed in the Philippines live and work under extremely diffi cult conditions, subject to false arrest by Philippine authorities, and tho victims of condoned thievery, looting, blackmail, extortion and as sault- He accused the Philippine government of having em barked on an tpen program of harassment of American officers and men. He said personnel living away from, the protection of an established American base must hire armed guards to protect their property and prevent their families from "being molested or murdered." Local authorities, he said, fail to cooperate in stopping mass looting of American property," with the result that one base commander can ex pect to receive only about 40 per cent of the supplies assigned to him, the rest being looted on the docks and in transport facilities. Negro Editor Says Police Beat Him MEMPHIS, Nov. 25 -Ta Memphis Negro newspaper editor today charges he was beaten and thrown out of the police station at West Memphis, when he tried to post bond for. one of his employes.

Luttrellejp. Palmer, 37, editor and general manager of the Tri-State Defender, said he planned to take the strongest possible legal action against the officer who he claimed attacked him. Palmer said he did not know the officer's name. Asked today about the inci dent West Memphis Police Chief Bud Holland said: "I heard about it Seems there was a little argument over money or something." Holland declined to comment further or identify the officer until completing an Jurors in Redwood City are expected to reach a verdict today on the degree of guilt of Alexander Robillard XIV who has admitted he killed Hills borough Officer Gene Doran. The jury was locked up for the night at 11 p.m.

after Foreman Donald H. Frohlich, an airlines mechanic, said there had been three hours and 45 minutes of "roundtable dis cussion" of Robillard's fate. The jury will recommend the degree of the offense to Superior Court Judge Frank B. Blum of San Mateo County, San Mateo County Dist Atty. Keith Sorenson, in clos ing arguments, insisted the youth was "no kid with a toy in his first brush with the law.

This was a man, mature be yond his years; a masterful successful, commercial crim inal in the best or worst- sense of the Defense attorneys. George Nye ana James ureen pictured Robillard as "young and foolish" and as a "kid who was just too Scared to think." Bay Hazy-It's Only Air Pollution Continued from Page 1 about 1,200 above the ground, indicating the presence of the so-called "inversion layer." The inversion layer, a spokesman explained, is caused by the presence of a mass of warm air hovering just under the tops of the Bay Area's ring of surrounding hills. Giving additional support to Maga's interpretation of air pollution vs. smog, were today's reports from smog moni-tering stations througout the Eastbay. These stations measure the amount of so-called oxidant, or the eye-watering stuff in the air.

When the oxidant level goes above ,25 parts per million parts of air, the eyes start watering. Readings today were: 11:00 a.m., Berkeley, .07 11:30 San Leandro, .13 11:45 Fremont, .14 9:45 Alameda, .04 9:15 Oakland (Madison Park), .04 11:15 Oakland (Broadway Terrace), .08 10:40 San Francisco, .05 Nixon to Lead Rose Bowl Parade PASADENA Nov. 25 UFi Vice President Richard M. Nixon will be grand marshal of the 71st annual New Year's Day Rose Parade, it was announced today. President Raymond A Dorn of the Tournament of Roses Association said Nixon, his wife, Pat and daughters Julia and Patricia, will lead the floral procession in a rose-covered car.

and -Jm If Gmnl Electric Alarm I ZAA I Clock I Smart, decorator-, 1 "sT 1 styled grey cast an! dial. I )A I' Precision perfermancs I i tr' 1 guaranteed by General Erec- 1, laeaaP 1 Nationally advertised. ft Continued from Page I impartial observer. He said Hennessy led a "scathing attack on redevelopment in 1947 To appoint him chairman of. this group in the light of his history is utterly ridicu lous," Houlihan charged.

Houlihan said it has "been the practice to submit names of all appointments to the council for approval. "If you'd asked me about Hennessy Id have objected; strenuously" Hennessy, attending the meeting on another matter, denied an additional, charge by Houlihan that "he had fought fo" the recall of a planning commissioner during the 1947 hassle over redevelopment. 'SNOW JOBS' "But Til assure you there will be no more snow jobs put over on thecity as there was with the redevelopment program. Other than that I have nothing to say," Hennessy declared. Councilman Glenn E.

Hoover said that in fairness to Rilea the council should confirm his appointments. "Since I made the motion he appoint the committee, I now move we support it. Hennessy can act as chairman but I doubt he'll be able to sway were Councilman Felix ChialVO, Fred Mag-giora, Dan Marovich, Rilea and Hoover. Houlihan opposed. Councilman Frank J.

Youell left the meeting after his mo tion to proceed with the order of business was ignored. OTHER MEMBERS In addition to Hennessy, the committee is of Sol Gilberg, Oakland Real Estate Board; Jack Kronen-berg and Don Henderson, Housing Authority members; Margo Margossian, Housing Advisory vand Appeals Board; the Rev. O. P. Smith, pastor of the Bible Fellowship Baptist Church; George Miller, president of the California Music Merchants Association, and Lamar Childers, business agent for the Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council.

In other public housing action yesterday, the Housing Authority told the Redevelopment Agency there would be no place to put other low- income families if all of its housing projects were devoted to Acorn project relocatees. The two groups met in an informal afternoon session to discuss their respective positions in the controversial housing issue. NOT CITYWIDE Agency members explained they are unable to consider citywide needs in their "eligibility and relocation report" now awaiting federal approval for first phase planning of the 203-acre Acorn Project "Our only official concern can be the families within the Acorn area," said the Rev. E. W.

J. Schmitt, agency member. "We are saying" that if you give us all your units we can squeak by." Then what do we do with the rest of the families?" asked John Kronenberg, housing authority chairman. "Right now we stand to lose 486 temporary units at High Street Homes Project The project is on land leased from Pacific Gas and "3ectric which has it up for sale. 141 FAMILIES nVhat about the 140 famil ies to be displaced by the post office.

And what are we to do with those seeking housing under our normal turnover?" Housing authority members agreed they would submit to the council a detailed report on what effect exclusive use of its existing units by Acorn famil ies would have on the citywide public housing needs. The report will be submit ted at the same time the citi sens committee reports to the council Dec. 22. Bribe Case Cop Restored to Duty Bribery charges against San Francisco traffic patrolman Charles H. Yaeger have been dropped by Police Chief Thomas Cahill.

He was restored to his Job yesterday, nine weeks after being suspended for allegedly taking a $10 bribe from Donald E. Cootey, a San Jose mortician, for destroying a speeding ticket Sept 15. Correction! In errer, or Wednesday hours vert published as 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.. Define Six-piece Steak Knife Set! Stainless steel blades bollow-groond, serrated, to insore life long razor-sharp cutting edge, ivory tone bandies.

Or choose from our limited supply of Free Imperial Reflex Cameras, or Free Complete Badminton Sets, or Free Famous Ronson "Windlite" Lighters. the constitution requires. Their leaders conceded that de Gaulle's majority is sure to defeat the motion when it comes to a vote later this week. The measure called on the Assembly to repudiate the Government's economic, financial and social policies, notably its refusal to continue paying pensions to about H300 veterans of World War Premier Michel Debre made a confidence issue of the pension question, and other features of. the 1960 veterans'-benefit budget, when he introduced it at last night's session of the Assembly.

'Copter Attack Wins COLOMB BECHAR, Nov. 25 (LTD Twenty-one rebels were reported killed and four captured yesterday when Foreign Legionnaires swooped down from the skies in helicopters to mop up a band of Moslems who tried to cross the frontier from Morocco. Observers said the rebels were stepping up activities to show their strength as a prelude to the United Nations debate on the Algerian war. 'Back to Farm, K' TEHRAN, Nov 25 (UW Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev should go back to plowing his Ukranian fields and stop telling other statesmen what to do, Prime Minister Manouchern Eghbal suggested yesterday. Eghbal was commenting on a Moscow Radio charge that he was "a political failure who ought to return to the practice of medicine." Eghbal said in his view Khrushchev was a failure and ought to return to farming.

Top Star of Year Hollywood; Nov. 25-topb Actress Doris Day was named top female star of the year today by the Allied States Association of Motion Picture i Exhibitors. Actor kock Hudson was named yesterday top male star by the group. The awards were made on the basis of a secret poll taken among the exhibitor group's membership. rrhe Late Word KARACHI, Nov.

25-UH-Pakistan has accepted an apology from the Oxford University Press and a pasted-in correction, and lifted its ban on the Oxford Dictionary. Offending copies of the latest edition said Pakistan is part of India. Hearst to Drop N.Y. Guild Suit NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (CPS An attorney for Hearst Consolidated Publications, said 'today the firm's New York libel suit against the American Newspaper Guild will be dropped.

A new suit involving the same charges was filed in Washington yesterday. The publishing organization had asked $3,100,000 damages in the New York ction, claim ing that the Guild had pub lished libelous and injurious Miemenu in circulating a false report of a forthcoming merger between Hearst New York Journal-American and the Scripps-Howard New York world-Telegram and Sun. The Washington suit filed yesterday asks $6,000,000 fa damages. Raymond McCauley. a Hearst attorney, said today the previous action will be withdrawn.

School Honor Roll SAN LEANDRO, Nov. 25 A total cf 137 students have been placed on the honor roll of San Leandro High School The low senior clais won top honors with 59 students attaining quafyirg grades. Wathingten at 1 Dth EBMUD in Water Battle With State Continued from Page 1 supplies for the metropolitan area. Deputy Atty. Gea James Sanderson called to the wit ness stand Dr.

Ray K. Linsley, head of the Stanford University civil engineering department Wrle had prepared a sftidy of water supply for fisheries on the -Mokelumne, in cluding three alternates for water to EBMUD. Harold Raines, EBMUD attorney, moved to block the testimony and Linsley's report, declaring "Fish and Game is trying to open up the whole question which was decided in fiie district's favor in 1956." Board Chairman Kent Silver-thorne reserved a ruling on Raines' motion and called a Afterward he said the hearing would be continued later and said that probably it would resume in February or March. Board member R. P.

Rowe said of the Fish and Game alternates, "I am not certain the board can consider such a suggestion since it woul4 be telling the district to change its plans." EBMUD GOAL EBMUD is fighting to preserve rights it won in 1956 to an additional 125,000,000 gallons of water daily "from the Mokelumne. jFish and Game officials the State to force EBMUD to let certain amounts of. water frorii Pardee reservoir and proposed new dams on the Mokelumne flow freely to preserve and enhance the downstream fishery. A department spokesman also wants EBMUD to build a fish hatchery when it builds tin the Mokelumne. The agency wants the utility to provide channel improvements below tlie dam.

The twin project would cost an estimated 0,000,000. The argument revolves around a condition attached to tJie 1956 decision which gave tie water rights to EBMUD alter a 10-year dispute with Amador, Calaveras and San Jpaquin couties was resolved. IJTALEMATE REACHED IThe condition was that EBMUD agree with the Fish and Game Department on the amount' of water to be released for fish. Negotiations resulted in a stalemate. Now the board must decide.

tBMUD asked that the restrictive condition be lifted. Fish experts argued yesterday that EBMUD plans would virtually choke off the spawning runs of salmon and steel-head and wipe out sports fishing in the Mokelumne. William E. Warne, department director, said water development plans must provide for fish and wildlife resources for future generations. OiilaBjJiiiTrUiunt KtAV-s tortiT WVT LOCALLY CONTROLLED PAILY Suprcwi Sid San rrancuc Br IiUblh4 Fkrmry iU ir4 Herrber Amvricaa NrwtMpW Gutter Wtb Audit BurtM Tor MrtropoJilMI 0lnd.

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