Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on October 25, 1965 · 1
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 1

Oakland, California
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Monday, October 25, 1965
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". ... i r f "'' V ' r tt','1 t T"-'..vy y,y.y.r.y,y.r Welcome (Japanese,) Mayors H2)07DN Wtaittit ESTABLISHED FEBRUARY 21. 1874 OAKLAN.D. CALIFORNIA The Weather BAY AREA Fair tonight and tomorrow, slightly cooler in th afternoons. High today 78 to 86. low tonight 52 to 62. Variabia winds 5 to 10 m.p.h. VOL. 179, NO. 298 MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1965 10c DAILY, 25 SUNDAY $2.25 A MONTH Leaders at opening session of Japan-America Mayors and Chamber of Commerce Presidents biennial conference in Oakland included (from left) Elmo Mazzera, Oakland Chamber president and conference co-chairman; Wheeler Gray, -past. president of the Seattle Chamber; Mayor John C. Houlihan of Oakland; and William P. Bundy, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs. Mew Sense Of Mission1 Distinguished Japanese visitors to Oakland today heard important injunctions on how the United States and Japan can work together in solving the critical political and economic problems of the Pacific area. Foremost of the issues before the five-day Japan-American Conference of Mayors and Chamber of Commerce presidents was the Vietnamese war ...... Assistant Secretary of State William P. Bundy in a speech to the eighth biennial conference, , said Viet Nam "is an area where the partnership between Japan and the U.S. can gain new vitality and a new sense of mission." Japan, with its booming economy, should not criticize the United States' role in Viet Nam, declared U.S. Sen. E. L. (Bob) Bartlett, IVAlaska. The G6nfetcnc,A table sessions tomorrow. " See Page 4. DR. RYOTARO AZUMA. U.N. Children's Fund Wins Pre-Dawn Annual Nobel Peace Prize Fire Li9hts City Skies -OSLO,--Norway.aAPJ ..-..The , Intennational Children Emer-Nobel Peace Prize has been gency Fund, the Nobel Commit-awarded to the United Nations : tee announced today. bbed Gemini 6 Scru As Target Falters WHERE TO FIND IT Astrology ....... v ,..,.19 Aunt Elsie ...... ... .17 Bridge 19 Classified Ads 26 Comics 16 Crossword Puzzle 26 Editorial 20 Financial 41 Bill Fiset 13 Focus 13 Ann Landers 21 Al Martinez 21 b:...i 20 spoVt, ::::::::::: 35 call of the lb jay Theaters 15 TV and Radio 18 Vital 44 Weather 7 World of Women 23 The award was made by the! five-member committee of the ' Norwegian Storting - Parlia- spectacular four alarm ment. The prize consists nf a hazP wjtn flames leaping 150 gold medal and a cash award of ; fPCt jn(0 ine air lit up pre-dawn $51,788. : skies over downtown Oakland Since the prize was first eary today, awarded in 1901 it has been giv- Anxious callers jammed police en to 52 persons and eight insti-. and fire switchboards to report tutions. the fire at the California Auto UNICEF was founded by parts Co., 3416 San Pablo Ave. unanimous decision of the Unit- SPECIAL: Hungary 17 TEMPERATURES (24-hour ptrlod tnding it noon today) H L Oakland Downtown. . Airport 84 60 S.F. Downtown 89 67 Airport 88 57 ed Nations General Assembly on Dec. 11. 1946. Originally UNICEF was formed to help child victims of war in Europe and Asia. On Dec. 1. 1950. the U.N. General Assembly decided UNICEF" should concentrate on aiding children in underdeveloped countries. On Oct. 1. 1953. UNICEF" became a permanent United Nations organization. M the time, the United Nations Children's Fund was founded. The Norwegian Nobel Committee never explains its choice for the peace prize. Today's announcement simply said the prize had been awarded to UNICEF and specified the amount of the prize money. Executive director of the fund is Henry R. Labouisse, former U.S. ambassador to Greece. . The fund ran into criticism in the United States when U.S. officials decided to enlist the help of children to collect pennies for the world's needy children while Continued Page 3, Col. S Asst.- Fire Chief George Johnson estimated the damage to the companv wiped out by the blaze at $50,000 He said there was another $10,000 damage In the North Oakland Branch of the Public Library, which adjoined the firm. Johnson said the fire was "intensely hot and may have smoldered for some time before igniting." He said the roof of the firm burned and caved in minutes before any units arrived. The first alarm was turned in at 6:24 a.m. Another followed 30 seconds later, the third at 6:26 and the fourth at 6:30 a.m. The fire, fought by 60 men manning 12 units, was controlled within 30 minutes. The department's new "snorkel" aerial unit was brought into play. Traffic backed up on the MacArthur Freeway where it crosses San Pablo Avenue as rubber-neckers strained to see the action. Fifteen police patrol units unravelled traffic jams at 34th and 35th Streets and San Pablo Avenue. No Contact With Agena; Crash Likely C'PE- KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) Launching of the Gemini fi astronauts on man's first attempt to catch and join an orbiting satellite was postponed indefinitely today when their Agena spacecraft target was lost in space. Flight Director Christopher C. Kraft Jr. scrubbed the launching of Walter M. Schirra Jr. and Thomas P. Stafford when it was determined that the Agena apparently crashed into 1 he Atlantic shortly after launch at 10 a.m. EST by an Atlas booster. When a tracking station in Australia reported "no joy, no joy" in futile attempts to find the Agena, Kraft called off the mission at 10:54 a.m. At the time, the countdown on the astronauts' Titan 2 rocket was progressing on schedule toward an 11:41 a.m. launching. UNTIL NEXT YEAR The failure meant that Schirra and Stafford probably will have to wait until next year for another try at the rendezvous and docking mission, completion of which is critical to this nation's plans to land men on the moon. However," Dr. Robert Sea-mans, associate administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, said that the failure would not delay the United States' schedule to put a man on the moon by 1970. Robert R. Gilruth, director of the Manned . Spacecraft Center at Houston; said. rescheduling of the next Gemini flight would not be made until it could be determined what went wrong with the Agena. As the astronauts watched from their own spacecraft on another launch pad 6,000 feet away, an Atlas blasted the Age- n nlnf. nlnni(Iu.An lima it 1 fl - JlWil Jl cv-icjjf- uu .unit. av..Jtv a.m., after a perfect countdown, I BEAUTIFUL TAKEOFF -"The flight couldn't be finer," I the mission control center re-i ported happily as the Atlas j leaped away, bathing its pad in a brilliant torrenfof flame, and seemed to perform beautifully ! in its upward thrust. i But spirits fell suddenly six ! minutes, 20 seconds after the S launch,- when the Agena should i have separated and its own en-. gine sprung to life to drill the spacecraft into a circular orbit, "A dramatic loss of telemetry" was reported by mission ; control and the spokesman said Continued Page 3, Col. C tw wt turn mm ft 7 : ft t i I i -tus- .. v i , . 5 r j mz2 ft -. A -yityA rLJ MJ fit i $! "I 1J ASTRONAUTS WALTER SCHIRRA (FOREGROUND) AND THOMAS STAFFORD All suited up and no place to go after Gemini 6 space mission scrubbed (AP) A North Viet Troops Bombard U.S.Camp By RAYMOND LAWRENCE Foreign Newt Analyst The Viet Cong, reinforced by Communist. North Vietnamese regularsLtoday '"bombarded besieged Plei Me for theseventh day. The U.S. special forces camp in Plciku province of the Viet Nam highlands on the Cambodian border, has been the scene of heavy fighting and casualties, leading to 4he- growing belief that Hanoi is determined to slug if ou'f "in "South' Viet Namv The AP reports from Vietnamese army sources estimated that 153 Communist guerrillas were killed by air strikes around the camp, which is 210 miles northeast of Saigon, and another 100 slain in ground action. A South Vietnamese relief column, with armor, reached the camp today after beating off an ambush and killed 250 guerrillas on the way. - Some American casualties were reported at Phu Yen, where a Vietnamese ranger battalion was overrun. This was 230 miles northeast of Saigon and the Viet Cong dead were U.N. Scene "Mr. Khrushchev wai already en route to New York." Dwight D. Eisenhower's "Waging Peace" is on Pag 8 today. counted at 162. The Communist broke contact alter a punisnmg air assault. Fighting resumed - I later. I In air action. U.S. Navy and Air Force planes attacked lNorth Vietnamese targets, which were roads, bridges and rail lines. ' One of the "most significant reports of the Vietnamese war came today from a Soviet correspondent who visited Hanoi and found the city silent, pocked I with bomb shelters, and the peo- -! pie working overtime to counter- act the blows at its economy. ; : He; said the American bombers j ( have extended their range of ac tion into the nortneast, me principal section in. the vicinity of! i the great port of Haiphong. Two important points emerge from the current reports from Viet Nam . 1. The UPl says that forces artading" Plei Me have been. identified as a seasoned North Viet Nam regiment recently ar-" rived in South Viet Nam. 2. The United States large-scale entry into the war so far has failed to produce any meaningful peace feeler from North Viet Nam For six months U.S. diplomats have searched for a Red response to President Johnson's offer of unconditional discus-sions. There has been not one. If anything. Hanoi has toughened its line. New Diamond Deposit DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania lUPIi A new diamond deposit has been discovered at Singida, near the famous Williamson diamond mine, it was disclosed yesterday. Swiss prospectors have formed a company to mine the diamonds in partnership with the Tanzanian government. Twins Are ESP Marvels PHILADELPHIA (APi - An experiment by two Jefferson Medical College eye specialists has resulted in finding two sets of identical twins with what the doctors call "electronic extrasensory perception.' The results of the experiment, conducted by Dr. Thomas D. Duane, professor andchairman of ophthalmology at Jefferson, and Dr. Thomas Behrendt, chief of research in the ophthalmology department, were published in Science, the journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The experiment was to place one twin in each of two rooms, 20 feet apart, hook them both into a brain wave measuring device and see if a signal induced in one twin would appear simultaneously in the other. The doctors said it worked with the first set of twins, 27-year-old resident orthopedics at Jefferson. By inducing one twin to close his eyes through the rhythmic brain waves, ths same thing happened to the otheT twin at the same time. All ordinary means of communication were ruled out. The subjects, did not even know what the experiment was about. The researchers advertised in Philadelphia newspapers for other identical twins. They checked 16 sets and found one other example of the phenomenon. The researchers said that the experiments "do not permit us to draw any conclusions regarding the incidence of this phenomenon." ' . But, Dr. Behrendt said, "1 just don't say that arything is impossible." According to Dr. Duane, "The interesting thing is, we aren't at all experts on ESP - we have done no work in this area. We just have this one very interesting finding, which we wanted,to publish to get on the record."

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