Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on April 1, 1966 · 1
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Friday, April 1, 1966
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. -T - . i '.... ;-'"tj-.- 4e- -,5- iMsrT rv 1 'tVw ':' Wri?."- WEATHER v . r: . i - 01 r ro , CI E) D IT D a I L 1 -- a ----- a -.- - - -----r - - m r fvL B M jn lj I lk--i .Jr - r 1 - - - ri - - t 93rd YEAR, NO. 91 tS.ou.ntu PEBRUAHY 21.?U74..;OAKUNO.;:CAUfOHNIA E FRIDAY. APRIL 1 lOAA, ' . ' - r - f m 9 wv 1 BAY AREA Fair and mild ' .. through tomorrow except for v fog near tho otearrnxf ending f -inland tomorrow morfting ' - .low tonight 45 to 53. NorthZ west winds 1 0 to 20 m.p.h. . in the afternoons. i 1 : i . ....... -, i i ; urn---: . . x l. . . : .: , . : , - . t i ( - ii n , II An ii iisr .. ii n m m rr -y twkt ... r -vr : . .. I - It A.- - II - -JT II II - II U IWK More riles h --hfe i r maT Ji - n - - - l If l 4 " ' r . I ' ', 1 4 - - - - '. - - - - r: -:-1 II hi J - 4 (rr ' " : . ' t - ' Ih ' . . .. .. ... . v ' - " , 4 C l .... j - . : .. By GENE AYRES ? Mayor John Cr Houlihan has told The Tribune that a 1 his records in the estate of Mrs. Sarilla Whitlock are already in-custody of the court and he has no information for an accounting beyond what' is contained there. At the same time, Houlihan declares he will Voffer my .cooperation" to a district, attorney's investigation into his handling of the elderly widow's estate Also, Houlihan today told the city mover council he will his announced FRANK H. OGAWA Ogawa Is Named to Council The Oakland City Council go- MU resignation date as Oakland's mayor from April 30 J next Wednesday. Houlihan, back in town today after a two-week absence, is summoned -to produce a final accounting in the Whitlock estate at 2 p.m. Monday in Probate Court or possibly be jailed until he does. DOESN'T HAVE THEM Asked if he could make the required accounting, the mayor replied that he has not in possession of the Whitlock records recently. Those files were handed over to Thomas Ferro, attorney for ine wnmocK neirs m December. The" records, including canceled checks and bank documents, since have been turned over to the Probate Court as e. hibits. ' ' Some of them have been entered into evidence in a civil action filed by Ferro which alleges that Houlihan may have fraudulently disposed of some estate assets. $100,000 ISSUE turist Frank H. Ogawa to fill the unexpired council term of Mayor-designate John Reading, The decision was announced by Mayor J6hn. Houlihan following a brief executive session this morning. He did not revea the vote, but it was learned Ogawa received the appoint ment on tne second ballot, didate for the seat was Negro attorney Carl Metoyer. The tot ballot resulted in a split vote witn ogawa holding a majority, he added. The second vote was taken" on a motion to make the appointment unanimous. r Ogawa will replaca Reading as councilman for tne Seventh District, which covers Oak land's extreme east end.' Read in a win Decome Mavor on Wednesday, -replacing Houlihan, wno nas resigned. The first Oriental ever to serve on the councif. Ogawa will be formally appointed by resolution at Hie next regular -meeting Tuesday. . Ogawa, 48, has been on the park- commission since 1961, served as its chairman for two years and now is its vice chair-, man. . He heads an East Oakland florist firm established in 1882 than $100,000 is unaccounted W ic nau a -vei iuicu puouc 3C- untant examine the Whitinpir files or a month before filing MAYOR HOULIHAN HEARS ORDER THAT HE APPEAR IN COURT Sheriff's Deputy Herb Dobberpuhl (left) reads citation at airport Laborites Swamp Tories in Election Compiled from AP and UPI SAIGON American pilots and Navy gunners rained tons of explosives on , Viet Cone centers today, pursuing the routine of war in tne wake of a bloody terrorist attack on a U.S. officers billet in Saigon. : Three ' Americans and three Vietnamese were killed and 143 p e r s o n s. including 13 Ameri cans, were wounded by blasts and gunfire that battered the 10-story Victoria Htrtel before dawn: H LONDON (AP)-Prime Minis t erro contends that morel ter Harold Wilson" returned . , : ... . inuiiiu ucwie mine day agreed to name horticul: ihe court action against Houli- han. Ferro has declared in court that the ' files received from' Houlihan are incomplete and inadequate. Houlihan was asked: "Is it your position, Mayor, that you make no explanation beyond what is contained in those records?" He answered yes. WILL CALL COAKLEY The mayor said he intends to call Dist. Atty. J, Frank Coakley toaay. i m a public figure." he said. "and I think I owe it to him." Mrs. Whitlock, widow of a for mer Safeway executive, died last May. at age 74 Houlihan was her attomev for live years, court-appointed conservator for the last four vears of hre life, and the executor of nerwui. The mayor, who failed to an- pear at three previous hearings on the Whit ock case, was served with a citation issued hv Judge Victor Wagler, as he S t e D D e d off United Airlines Flight 57 from Washington last nignc- RECORDS SUMMONED He also was served with a seo. ond document ordering him to oring any more Whitlock rec triumphant to No. 10 Downing si. toaay witn a landslide election victory over the Conservatives. He immediately pledged new initiatives for disarmament and an end to the war in Viet Nam. While seeking a peaceful set tlement to the war, Wilson has said that Britain will continue to support : America's pdicy s pi Southeast Asia. " :- "rr Returns from,.Thursday!s general election showed Wilson and the Labor party rolling to an impressive victory over Edward Heath and the Conseratives, with a House of Commons ma jority of about 100 seats. Wilson held but a three-seat majority in uie oia House. ' r Returns from 626 of 630 parlia- Rail Union Offer To Call Off Strike WASHINGTON" (AP) - The Chrvsler and' Ampriran Mn. striking Railroad Firemen's I t0rs. whose onerat inn are mr union offered today to end a .v. . i iu mi 1 1 'r Lin iii'jn t nncn ri rnn im vviimuiiu UlUll UIUOC VI U1C III' 38-state walkout if certain con ditions are met by the eight major earners involved Continued Page 4, Col. 3 1 Continued Page 4, Col. 4 WHERE TO FIND IT Aitrology 1 1-A Aunt Elsie ........... .9-A Bridge H-A Classified Ads .28 Comics 8-A Crossword Puixle ....... 28 Editorial ' 22 Financial 7746 Bill Fiset '. .17 Focus . . 23 Landers .. .23 Martha Lee ,4-A Martinez ....23 Perry Phillips 21 Riesel .w 22 Sports 41- Theaters .26, 27 TV and Radio . 10-A Vitals ................39 Weather . 19 World of Woman 1-A TCTT?rTl BABE IN THE WOOD TEMPERATURES (M-hour priH tndinf t) mm iodty) . ' H L R Oakland Downtown 80 51 Airport ....... . 75 53 S.F. Downtown 76 49 Airport 76 46 mm mmm WASHINGTON (AP)-A fed eral appeals court let stand today a lower court's back-to-work order against the railroad firemen's strike against eight major railroads. The 2-1 decision by a panel of the court of. aDDeals olaced the decision for the immediate fu ture of the strike back in the lap of president H. E. Gilbert of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. He said the strike is still on." The union's appeal was from the order of U. S.-Dist, Judfe Alexander Holtzoff. , SWIFT ACTION The order came down less than two hours after a one-hour argument before the three-judge panel. In the hearing union attornev Joseph L. Rauh argued that the Hoitzoff order "would bust the strike and once you've broken a strike with a court order, the damage is irreparable. It usually means the end of the strike." Effects of the Thursday walk- out' continued to show in high way commuter jams, auto plant shutdowns and troubles in the movement of mail. An estimated 65.000 auto workers were Idled or working short time todav as effects of the strike spread throughout the auto industry. AUTO OUTPUT HIT Indications were that the rail- road walkouts would cut at least 10,000 to 15,000 cars from the week's Dlanned auto Droduo tion schedules and wreck hones of siting a 1966 weekly produc- General Motors was hardest hit, reporting it had seven plants closed, 10 on partial operation and 60,300 workers off the job. ' Ford Motor Co. said it faced the possibility of a general shut down of its 17 assembly plants and 38 manufacturing plants in the United States If the strike continues until Monday. dustry's two largest companies, were in near normal operations but there was some question how long; it would continue. The interstate Commerce Commission approved tempora-r y emergency authority for trucks and buses to help out during the railroad strike." Each of the 82 ICC field offices was authorized to act as a central clearing house for trans portation neeas.- The Missouri Pacific Railroad announced.it will lay off more man 20,000 employes m 12 states as a result of the strike. UNION CONTENTION MoPac also announced it is preparing to sue officers and members of the firemen's union for damages, suffered as a re- suit ot ine "illegal ' strike. Rauh, on behalf of the AFL-CIO Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen told . Continued Page 4, Col. 2 changes in seats wonCohsa-va, mentary districts with the ' net uve 252, a loss of 51; Labor 362, a gain of 48, Liberal 10, a gain ot 2: lrisn tiepublican Partv 1. a gain of 1. . ; The nonvoting speaker was re elected. . i;.,. -v r POPULAR VOTE , Labor had piled up a popular vote of . 13,022,946 or 48.1 per cent: 11.383.102 or 41.9 ner cent for the" Conservatives,' 2.286,074 or 8.4 per cent for the Liberals. Looking fresh despite less than, four hours sleep, the 50-year-old prime minister spoke 10 reporters on tne steps of his official residence. He foreshadowed stern action to seek a cure for Britain's financial ills. ' "The decision of-the country 10 give tne government a clear mandate is good for the future of Britain, ' he said. "This decisive mandate will give Britain greater authority in me worw ana aDpve all in the search for international disarmament and international peace." CLOSE CALL Even Heath came close to defeat in Bexley, the district he represents. Heaths margin there over, a Laborite opponent was cut by half. -Wilson told reporters he would give priority to measures to maintain the . strength of the pound sterling as an international currency. He - indicated there may be action to stabilize wages and prices, saying: "We really mean business in keeping sterling strong." Wilson discounted suggestions from newsmen that his promise to nationalize the steel industry might frighten foreign holders of sterling. "This has been in our pro-Continued Page 4, Col. ? Vietnamese d 0 1 i c e arrested two men who fled the scene on a motorbike. Thev said one ad- mitted he wa a member of the terrorist squad and the other was highly suspect. U.S. Ambassador Henrv Ca- bot Lodge inspected the wreck age, conferred with officials at the scene and denounced the at-tack as "typical Communist violence of the criminal kind." The three ' Americans killed were military policemen shot in death in a gun fight with the terrorists who set off one small blast and then detonated a huge a m 0 u n t of explosives which ripped the face off the 10-story themselves against the floor. Expanding political unrest led Premier Nguyen Cao Ky to appeal in a speech for solidarity. A crowd of 9,000 in Hue, the oldj uuyciieu tapiuu, . neia as nos-tage the secretary-general of the ruling military directory, Maj. Gen. Pham Xuan Chieu. Demonstrators marched in two towns previously unaffected by the anti-American, antigovem-ment agitation,- Dalat and Qui Nhon. U .S. fighter-bomber operations included a sweep in sup port of government troops heavily, engaged by a Communist detaclunent eight miles north of Phu My? in coastal Binh Dinh province. A Vietnamese army spokesman said the planes killed 200 Viet Cong. B52 jet stratofortresses staged saturation bombing-of sus pected enemys torage and staging; areas on infiltration routes into Quang Tri province, which Continued Page i, Col. 5 Mo Whimpering A Navy lieutenant from Ala. meda,. injured in the explosion mat tore tnrougn the officers' quarters in Saigon today, ignored his own hurts to praise some "gutsy" Vietnamese children also injured in the blast. Lt. (j.g.) Walter S. Turner, 28, was cut by flying glass when the windows were blown out in his room on the ninth floor of the billet. , Turners who arrived in ' Viet Nam only a week ago, said he was not badly cut bv the blast and "when the exDlosinn over, I went downstairs to see if I could help in any way."'! , ' "When the ambulances arrived, a medic asked me if I was badly hurt. I told him that I wasn't," said Turner,: whose rather, Winfield S. Turner, is an electronics supervisor at Alameda Naval Air Station. The family home is at 1219 Pearl St Turner, a graduate of San Jose State College, said he h. gan tending to the wounds of tnree Vietnamese phildren who lived in a house across from the v : ' X:' 'A j Lift : ,: IT. (J.O.) WALTER TURNER ' billet 'They were cut by; flying glass. . , . '. ; ' ' He was cleaning out the cuts; some deep and painful, '"and those kids " never whimpered, Continued Page 4, CoL Brown Budg et Scuftfed March Goes Out Like a Lamb . ..Bundled in Wool By ED SALZMAN Tribune Capital Bureau SACRAMENTO - Assembly Republicans early today deci sively defeated Gov. Edmund G. Brown's record $4.6 billion budget,' labeling it "incomplete, premature, fiscally unsound and radically unbalanced." . With 54 votes needed for pas sage, the roll call was 38 ayes and 30 noes. : The governor accused the Re publicans of attempting to force a tax increase one year before it is necessary. "The Question of taxes is not negotiable," he declared. "What the Republi cans are doing is bordering on traud. Only one Republican. Assem blyman iticnard J. Donovan 01 San Diego County, broke ranks to vote for the spending pro gram. Brown has - announced that he will appoint Donovan to a judgeship at the end of the current legisiauve session. 1 Three Los Angeles County Democrats Don A. Allen Sr.. Tom Carrell. and Bob Moretti joined 27 Republicans to defeat the, bill. A -similar version" of the budg et was passed by the Senate on Wednesday. Unless a budget is approved by Monday midnight, the governor will be forced to call a spe- By RAYMOND LAWRENCE '. " ' : Foreign News Analyst ; - ; Red China had suffered' a se- .nists increasing. sunrjort if th United States escalated hostile- March went out like a lamb yesterday, but it wasn't a good day to wear wool. Oakland had its hottest and smoggiest-niay of the year. When the thermometer rocketed to 75 degrees by mid-afternoon at Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, it surpassed the previous high reading this year 70 on March 23. It was even hotter in the downtown area as pie mercury climbed to 80 bv mid-afternoon. Previous records are not recorded for downtown Oakland.. The sun's strong: ravs were accompanied bv. nearly eve- smarting smog caused by a tem perature inversion a pocket of dirty air trapped under a layer of warmer air. This resulted in a smog reading of .12 at noon in Oakland. Propitious winds arose later, sweeping uaKiana s atmosphere clean again before the eye-irritating level of .15 could be reached. . - Preliminary, r e a d i n g s this morning at the Oakland nir analysis station Indicated there wouia oe virtually no smog here toaay. In Contra Costa County. Pitts- burg sizzled In 90-degree heat yesterday, while Walnut Creek was close behind with 86. Pleasanton also registered 86 Continued Page 4, CoL 3 Continued Page 10, Col. 3 Indian Premier Ends U.S. Visit NEW YORK (UPI) - Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi wound up her six-day American visit today and prepared to fly to London and Moscow for brief talks with British and Soviet leaders before returning home. Mrs. Gandhi,, who held two days of conferences in Washington w 1 1 h President Johnson earlier this week, planned to lunch Saturday with British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and then fly on" to Moscew 5undayTto meet with Soviet Premier Alexsd Kosygin She was scheduled to depart for London at 8:30 n.m. EST tonight from Kennedy Interna- uonai Airport. , vere blow and the Soviet Union has achieved ah important advantage, it was revealed today at the Soviet party congress in Moscow. ' '' The resident of North Korea Choi Yong Kun. attacked Com munist , China indirectly before the congress, which is attended by more than 5.000 'delegates from all over the world and is boycotted by the Peking re gime. To add 'to Peking's troubles and complicate its self-imposed isolation, a leader of the National Liberation Front, the noliu'cal arm of the Viet Cong in South viet warn, walked the tight rope in the delicate balance of the bitter Sino-Soviet conflict. The speaker was Nguyen Thi Binh, who lumped the "progressive people of America" with Russia and Red China Son his side in the Viet Nam .war and was . accorded thunderous ap plause and a standing ovation , . o - py tne delegates. PRAISES PROTESTERS The Viet Cong woman leader highly praised the American "progressives" for joining the ettorts ot tne Soviet Union and Communist China in onnosinu the Johnson Administration poli cies, bhe obviously was referring to the Americans who have marched American streets de manding, among other things. an end to the war and withdrawal of American forces. I She said: "Our people are very grateful for the support of the Soviet Union, China and other- socialist countries . . . We are also grateful to the progressive people of America for their noble struggle against the aggressive war waged by the Johnson Administration in : S 0 u t h Viet Nam." . Her theme was: "Lnna livn MX . . ...... me invioiaDie friendship and militant solidarity of the peoples of South Viet Nam and the ! Soviet Union." I TRIBUTE TO SOVIETS She praised the Russians as the Viet Cong's "true combat friends" and declared the Unitr ed States could never win "nn matter how long the war lasts.!' inis fame, after Soviet Party Leader Leonid Brezhnev promised the Vietnamese Commu- ities and Le Duan. Hanoi's Nn 2 leader,, appealed to the Rus-' sians for more help. . North K6rean President Choi ." told the delegates "it will beV come possible to frustrate the' policy of aggression and war1 or ine American imperialists" ' in Viet Nam when all Communist forces are united. This is highly significant be-' cause Red China has repeated-; - iy rejected soviet calls for unity in supporting the Vietnamese - ' Communists and charged Mos-co wwith giving only half-hearted support. r - 1 Choi's position is another shift away from Peking to a more neutral stand in the Sino-Soivet rivalry. At one time North Korea was a completely docile'. Chinese satellite. But now it has cow with giving onlv half-heart nev's unity appeal in the opening, address to . the congress.. - The delegates also heard the; usual boasts of Soviet military, strength. Defense Minister Rodion Mali-. . novsky revealed that the Soviet Union has a "whple complex" of new strategic weapons and ' that its Polaris-type submarines are armed with nnHnr war. heads that can be fired from underwater. The Kremlin has been the congress to consolidate sup- -port In the struggle with Red China for leadership of the Communist World. The narndA f Hungary, Czechoslovakia and ' ': Romania (to a lesser degree) now has been joined by North Korea. Thus. Peking's bovmtf Of the' Congress mnv r-ncf it dearlv ' unless fltiemnta ft eea , reconciliation somehow mlro. . culously succeed, ' ' ". : - Medicare Filing Date Extended WASHINGTON I kP wifh neither debate nor dissent, the Senate agreed today to, extend for two months the deadline for America's e Iderly citizens to sign up for the doctors' bills ln-s u r a n c e under the medicare program,' . " . ; , The action was taken by unanimous "consent Few senator were on hand. '. ' No Final Dash, Page It 1 ' i v A

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