Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on April 28, 1960 · 1
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Thursday, April 28, 1960
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THE WEATHER STORY BAY ARA U.S. Wathr Bureau Formh Pair tonight ml tomorrow; littU change in Umperatura. High today 60 to 65. Low tonight 40 to 48. Map, Pag 30. Cattbaa 24-hour reports, Lower Left Corner, Page 1. HME tibviut Mm EDITION tiTAiuiMie rtiawAav n. mm AHOCIATID fUSS . , . Will PHOTO , . . UNITID PRESS INTf INATIONAt . . . CHICAGO DAILY NIWJ FOREIGN SIIVICl VOL CLXXII NO. 119 10 DAILY OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1960 20' SUNDAY De Gaulle Bids Bay Farewell French Hero, Wife Tour Parjcs, Industry Before Taking Off By ELINOR HAYES and TOM RILEY President Charles de Gaulle Inspected a man-made park today, while his wife marvelled at the beauties of one of the Bay Area's natural parks. De Gaulle, the tall, stern leader of the French Republic, was greeted everywhere with enthusiasm. In his tour of the Peninsula, he looked ; More pictures and stories of President de Gaulle's visit on Page 23. over Palo Alto's new industrial park, then stopped at electronics plant to examine the latest products of American scientific ingenuity. A short while later the French hero was driven slowly through Palo Alto's business and residential areas, where he was greeted by thousands of cheering school children and adults He appeared particularly interested as the motorcade passed by typical American suburban homes. Meanwhile his wife, Madame Yvonne de Gaulle, was in a separate motorcade which crossed the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin Cpunty, where it drew up at Muir Woods. Madame de Gaulle, whose own estate near Paris is beau tifully landscaped, appeared , to be delighted by the cool, leafy woods. But, because of a fast-paced schedule, the party moved through the woods so rapidly that reporters and photographers following were left huffing and puffing. She was given redwood burls as souvenirs before the cavalcade drove off. The caravan moved into the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge cruised through Richmond on Hoffman Blvd., and then into Oakland on the Eastshore Freeway to the Bay Bridge The long string of official cars trailed by autos containing scores of newsmen, drove off onto Treasure Island, but re turned to the bridge without Continned Page 4. Col. 1 Lower Left Corner WEATHERWISE TEMPERATURES RAINFALL OAKLAND (24-hour period ending at noon today) H. L. Rn. 45 .10 49 .16 Tribune Tower . Oakland Airport EBMUD Upper San Leandro Filter Plant .. 58 57 41 .12 SAN FRANCISCO (24-hour period ending at noon today) H. L. Rn. S.F. Airport ...... 54 49 .16 S.F. Downtown ... 54 49 .14 SEASONAL RAINFALL To Date . 13.08 Nml. 16.75 16.81 Oakland Airport S.F. Airport 15.04 OTHER REPORTS (24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today) H. L. Rn. Alameda 62 49 .25 Brentwood 65 43 .07 Berkeley ....53 38 .03 Clyde 60 35 .10 Crockett 62 46 .19 Danville 67 35 .04 Fremont ....62 42 .16 Havward 58 48 .21 Llvermore 59 40 .18 Martinez 61 43 .12 Mnraffa 60 42 .15 ML niablo 58 30 Newark 56 46 .21 Orinda (EBMUD) 59 34 .04 Pittsburg 60 49 .22 Pleasant Hill 65 39 T Pleasanton 56 49 .10 Rheem 59 38 .04 Richmond 60 45 T Walnnt Prepk ...62 35 .10 TODAY'S CHUCKLE The. average nuinber of times a man says "no" to v. v ,f ' -. ' ' fh I ! . tirvnr , ' ; - '. .. ,,-. t -;n - n uUl Li , 1 , . A - - - v:. : :.- r-! nk fA " K .J;lMA Tribnnt phol hj B07 WlUUmi VIVE DE GAULLE! Ticker tape and confetti rain down on French President Charles de Gaulle (standing, in second car) as an overflow sidewalk crowd greets him along Mont gomery St in San Francisco. Security guards surround his open limousine. Key Drivers Ask 33-Cent Pay Hike By HAL RISDON Tribune Labor Editor Wa?e boosts of 33 cents an - - 0 hour for bus drivers and up to 57 cents in maintenance department classifications, NOTES ON THE NEWS REGION AT. OFFICE CENSUS "Unless we ask we won't know if they have a list of eligible bachelors." WHERE TO FIND IT Bridge .. .36, 54 Calendar .12 Classified Ads .43 Comics 26 Crossword Puzzle 27 Editorial 24 Features 25 Financial 61, 62 Geraldine .36 Martha Lee .......... .40 Riesel. -.25 Sports 55 Theaters .60 TV and Radio 28 Uncle Wiggily 27 Vitals . 53 World of Women ...38-41 Weather .30 THE NEWS METER Ball-point Ma in S.F. bin driver's pocket deflects holdup man s bullet. The old-time saying now ' should run: "The pen is mightier than the gun." plus major pension plan changes, were sought today in new contract demands pre sented to the Key System by Carmen's Division 192. The union wants a jointly- administered pension trust, according to the outline sub mitted by president F. Vera Stambaugh. It asks that all persons now on pension receive a hike of $15 monthly and that in coming retirements there be no partial deductions in pension payments because of Social Security benefits. Now before the National Labor Relations Board is an unfair labor practices charge brought against the company by the union on the claim that Key declined to provide Division 192 with information on the present pension plan. The company-administered plan has been in existence for more than 45. years. Stambaugh says the union proposes the company "contribute to a jointly-adminis tered pension trust an amount necessary to fund the liability on a sound actuarial basis. A number of changes in fringe benefits are included in the carmen s proposals. And the union wants a one- year contract, instead of a two-year pact such as the one which expires on May 31. The company, according to Stambaugh, has suggested no pay increases, a reduction in some vacation benefits, elimination of premium pay rates in some cases and a three-year agreement. Here are some of the union s other principal demands: Two more holidays," or an increase to eight from six. Pay of 2 times the regu; lar rate for time worked ot holidays. A health plan for each em Continned Page 2. Col. 1 U.S. Prepares To Buy Mail Center Land The United States Govern ment deposited a $1,355,850 check with the Federal Dis trict Court today to get contm of a 20-acre West Oakland site for the giant Project Gateway postal center. The move will enable the Government to take title to 126 parcels in the 12-block site bounded by Peralta, Seventh Wood Streets and the South era Pacific railroad yards. Postal officials said they will not take immediate pos session, but allow time for negotiation with property own ers and for tenants to find new homes. They hope all residents are relocated by Aug. 1. J. Harold Weise, assistanl U.S. attorney in charge of lands, made the deposit in San Continued Page 3, Col. Pacific Alert for S.F. Watchmaker The Coast Guard today broadcast an alert across the Pacific for Peter Gluckmann, the Bay Area's flying watch- maken who appears . to be having radio troubles aboard the light plane m which he hopes to set a non-stop record. Gluckmann was to have radioed a weather ship midway between Hawaijand San Francisco at 10:08 aan. As of 11 a.m. the contact bad not been made. At 4:31 a.m. a Pan American plane flying between Wake Island and Honolulu reported that a Gluckmann radio transmission was over heard. Earlier the U.S. Air Force radio on Midway Island re ported it had lost radio con msm RES!P!NwT mo ensus Lag Threatens iity's Funds Enumerators Report Many Residents Won't Cooperate Oakland residents who re use to cooperate with federal census taiters may cosi me city $240,000 a year in state grants, equivalent to 4 cents on the tax rate. The problem chiefly in volves minority groups, according to Winfred Adams, district supervisor for the Bu reau of Census. Adams said Oakland may all 30.000 short of the 408,400 population that has been used by the State m estimating its subventions to the city. The subventions include the city's share of gas taxes, license taxes and other allocations that are allocated on the basis of the population count. WAY BELOW' Adams said the "Vest Oak land count is "way below where it should be." He said census takers have had poor cooperation in the area. The people are not leveling with us," he declared. The large minority popula tion of the district apparently distrusts the census takers, fearing the information could be used agamst them. STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL "We are not welfare inves tigators," Ada mi stressed, "and the information we gather is not disclosed to any one. It's strictly confidential.' He said many residents have not disclosed how many nersons are living in their homes and that neighbors re fuse to tell the census takers the name of the next door resident. The city council adopted a resolution today urging all Oakland citizens to cooperate in the census or face the con sequences higher taxes. SPECIAL FORMS The Chamber of Commerce has arranged for special "Were You Counted" forms to be distributed to all Oak land school children in an effort to get the count up to the estimated 408,000. If Adams' estimate of i 30,000 reduction in the popu lation holds true, the city's official count would be lower than the 1950 census of 384,575. Chamber officials pointed out that each name on the federal census roll represents $8 a year to the city in state money. Projected over the 10-year period between federal censuses, the lack of cooperation could cost Oakland as much as $2,400,000, the chamber said. Adams sent special crews back into some areas yesterday for a spot check of the earlier work. He said a house-by-house recheck will be useless unless the people show more cooperation. Adams has extended the Continued Page 2, Col. 1 tact with the plane. The Coast Guard asked all radio operators aboard ships and planes to listen for Gluck mann. The Air Traffic Control Center here said planes hearing Gluckmann were unable to fix his position but said he was apparently flying somewhere near Hawaii. The planes also reported he did not answer their messages indicating his receiver is out. Gluckmann took off from Tokyo yesterday in a modified Beechcraft Bonanza. If he is successful in his flight, Gluckmann win hold the world's record for a non-stop flight in a light plane 7,668 miles presently held by Max Conrad of San Francisco. Martial La Rhee Retires; Aide In Family Suicide Saddened President Cheered on Streets by. Rebels Who Ousted Him SEOUL. Korea. April 28 (MSvncman Rhee rode off into retirement today cheered by the young Korean rebels whose violence drove him from the Presidency, and saddened by the suicide of his protege Lee Ki-poong. Meanwhile Rhee's provisional successor pushed a po litical cleanup of the 12- year-old Republic's government. Tragedy was etched on every line ot ua-year-oia Rhee's craggy countenance as he rode through weeping, cheering thousands, from the presidential mansion to his own home. SUICIDE PACT His protege, close friend and Vice President-elect Lee Ki-Poong, was dead along with his family in a suicide pact of Oriental-style atonement for uprisings which cost at least 150 lives. It was Lee's landslide election March 15 as Vice President, in balloting marked by police coercion, which contributed the spark for the two weeks' rioting, Three army jeeps, sirens screaming, preceded Rhee'g limousine through the gate of the presidential mansion. His Austrian-born wife sat by his side. , A wave of applause swept through the waiting crowd for the man who founded the republic and, only a decade ago, snowed uon-heartea courage in rallying the nation to de fense against communist in vasion. RHEE CHEERED Rhee peered sternly ahead of him, raising his right hand in acknowledgement of the the cheers. The motorcade rolled into the plaza in front of the Capitol, and 2,000 Koreans surged into the street. - Women wept. Men cheered and clapped. "He's a patriot now," said a student who had rioted against him. And in the crowd were placards wishing Rhee long life. "Grandfather, be comfort able the rest of your life, be a friend of the people forever," said one of the signs hastily erected near Rhee's .rear Biossom vuia m eastern Seoul. ine new men taking over the reins of government pro visionally in advance of new elections went forward with their cleanup plans. CABINET SELECTION Acting President Huh Chung named six independent politi cal figures to the Cabinet. bringing its strength to nine members. The appointees included a noted surgeon, an educator and two bankers Still to be filled were the de- n . iense, agriculture a.io com munications ministries. Huh, with two other minis' ters who remained in the Cabinet at the climax of the upheaval, took over Monday when Rhee announced he would resign. As Foreign Minister and senior member Continued Page 3, Col. 1 Four Escape as Engine Hits Auto A mother and her two small children escaped with only bruises today when a switch engine hit an auto at the intersection of Seminary Ave. and San Leandro St. The driver of the car, Ber-wich Batiste, 28, of 1292 Seminary Ave. was not injured. Batiste told police he didn't see the train coming and did not notice the flashing red warning light. Treated at Highland Hospital were Batiste's wife, Pearl. 29, and their children,, Keith, 2, and Ronald, seven weeks. indents Hoffa Charges Monitors Framed Him WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPD Counsel for Teamsters Pres ident James R. Hoffa accused court-appointed monitors today of trying to "frame" Hoffa and take control of the giant union. Attorney Jacob Kossman made the accusation in asking Federal Judge Joseph R Jackson to cancel the civil trial of Hoffa on monitor charges that he misused union money. : , " Kossman argued that the interim report containing the charges was a "fraud" on the court because it suppressed details favorable to Hoffa. FUND DEPOSIT Hoffa is accused of depos iting $500,000 of funds belonging to Teamsters Local 299 in Detroit in a Florida bank to swing a loan for a real estate venture in which he shared an interest. Kossman said the monitors want to oust Hoffa from office and take over the Teamsters, its 1,600,000 members and its $600,000,000 in assets. "A fabulous fortune awaits them," he said. "Do they want to do it for love of the workingman or do they want to do it for power and money?" Kossman inquired. REPLY DUE Monitor lawyers were sched uled to reply later today to his arguments on a motion to block the trial. Kossman charged that the monitors advised an Orlando, Fla., bank not to return the money to Local 299 when the union sought to withdraw t last fall. "Isn't it a terrible thing to frame someone under ihe guise of law?" he asked. Hoffa denies any impropri ety in the transaction. Kossman, red -faced from his outbursts, assailed monitor Chairman Martin F. O'Donoghue and Godfrey P. Schmidt, former monitor who Continued Page 2, Col. 2 $1 Billion Bill Voted WASHINGTON, April 28-W The House today passed a billion-dollar housing bill over determined Republican opposition. The measure sent to the Senate would provide a billion dollars to buy up Government-insured mortgages. Proponents said this would make more mortgage funds available, spur building and employment and tend to counteract forces driving interest rates upward. Opponents replied building is not hampered by any lack of funds, that the bill is inflationary and would benefit lenders and builders, but not would-be home owners. The measure goes far beyond proposals in the housing field made earlier by President Eisenhower. m wm i g h m eddied Riot Mass Protest r Triggered by Korea Revolt ISTANBUL, Turkey, April 28 tfl University students, encouraged by the Korean youth movement which toppled Syngman Rhee, dem onstrated against the strong-arm government of Premier A ' J m r Aanan jvienaeres toaay. Four person were reported killed in the ensuing riots. Martial law was imposed. Shouting "Liberty" and calling Menderes a dictator, thousands of students demanded his resignation. The crowd of demonstrators grew to 10,000 but dispersed as thousands of tough troops, many of them veterans of the Korean War, moved into Istanbul. Troops patrolled the streets tonight. POLITICAL BAN The rioting was set off after Menderes' government, which for years has followed a pol icy ot curbing meetings of opposition political elements, ordered a three-month ban on all political activities. The situation had a number of parallels with Korea. Th U.S. government has given both nations billions of dollar! of military and economic aid which tended, whether intentionally or not, to strengthen the hands of Menderes here as it strengthened the Rhee re gime's tenure in Korea. Turkey has a direct link " with Korea, also. Turkish troops fought in the Korean war as part of the Uriited Nations Command, and 9,000 Turkish troops remain In South Korea. . 10-YEAR RULE Menderes, who . is 61, has been premier for 10 years. Martial law was imposed in Ankara, the capital, as well as in Istanbul. The action at Ankara apparently was precautionary since no riots were reported there. Tonight the troops-ringed Istanbul University, where today's demonstrations started. About 5,000 students rushed through police cordons around the university and headed for the center of the city. Forty students and police were injured in fierce fights. Witnesses said they saw three students and one policeman killed in the crush in front of the university. Police said they could not confirm these reports. In view of the developing trouble Menderes earlier had called off a flight to Iran -to attend a meeting of the Central Treaty Organization. Arm" tanks barred students heading for the 1 a k s i ra Square, monument to Turkish war dead in the heart of the city. The tanks were drawn up at two draw-Continued Page 3, Col. 4 Housing in House Before passing the bill, the House twice voted down a proposal to deny the benefits of the mortgage-purchase fund to housing where racial discrimination is practiced. This proposal was defeated 126-83 on a vote without record of individual positions and 235-139 on a roll call. All four Negro members of the House, Reps. William L. Dawson (D., 111.), Charles C. Diggs Jr. (D., Mich.), Robert N. C. Nix (D., ' Pa.) and Adam Clayton Powell (D., N.Y.) voted against the amendment. , Rep. Albert Rains (D., Ala.), author of the bill, said the anti-discrimination amendment, offered by Rep. Alvin M. Bentley (R., Mich.), was " a mere parliamentary trick' to defeat the bill" by consoli-! dating southern opposition. i temptation is once weakly. JACK BURROUGHS

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