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75th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1965 $1.50 Per Month 12 Pages 10 Cent* U.S. denies action is intervention WASHINGTON (UPI) — Encountering sharp criticism among its Latin American neighbors for sending troops to the Dominican Republic, the United States denied today that the action was intervention of any kind. Leftists sign cease- Dominican SANTO DOMINGO (UPI) Leftist rebel leaders signed a cease-fire agreement today. The city was generally quiet but a third U.S. Marine was killed in Ellsworth Bunker. U.S. am-; isolated fighting. GUARDS U.S. EMBASSY - A below him as he stands guard The Marines today fought off Marine trains his machine gun on the Santo Domingo streets duty on the roof of the American Embassy in Santo Domingo, a series of small attacks on the embassy. (UPI Telephoto) Jurors ask fcr help, full gallon of if FORT WORTH fUI) - A jury deliberating an assault to murder case told Judge Byron Matthews Friday it was deadlocked and asked to be allowed to deliberate over the weekend. The jurors also asked for the following be brought in to help Ihem gel through their deliberations :^ —Ten pounds of unshelled peanuts. —One platform rocker. —A full gallon of whiskey. —One beauty operator (presumably for the five women on the jury.) —One red snapper for Sunday dinner. —Two hundred headache powders. -One gross of ulcer pills. -One stalk of bananas. Matthews said he would not give the 12 jurors any of the things they asked for — including permission to deliberate over the weekend. Quote of Day MOSCOW — Western observer commcndng on absence of military might from Soviet's May Day celebration; "It's hula hoops instead of hardware this year." In Red Vief arms cache SAIGON (UPD-The Communist arms cache captured Friday south of Saigon included light-weight flame throwers and ammmiition for other weapons new to the Red arsenal, it was announced today. U.S. and Vietnamese intelligence officers tallied the arms hoard today during a lull in the air war over Viet Nam. An American military spokesman said that as of mid - afternoon not a single bombing attack had been launched against North Viet Nam. If the day ends with no new attacks, it would be the first lime since April 13 that North Viet Nam had not been hit by U.S. planes. American jets were busy in the south despite the lull in North Viet Nam. .A spokesman said 55 air strikes were made inside South Viet Nam by Air Force and Marine Corps jets. The biggest raid was in Binh Dinh Province 270 miles northeast of Saigon where 37 FlOO Supcrsabrcs and six B57 jet bombers hit Viet Cong concentrations in an area where the guerrillas have tried to cut highway 19 linking the central mountains with the sea. Delayed reports from the provinces said Communist guerrillas kidnaped four Japanese surveyors Wednesday on the Shre Pack River in Darlac Province, where the Japanese were working on a watcr-con servation project. Discovery of the flame throwers was the first confirmed evidence of their use by the Communists, although there had been reports of such weapons in action in the central high lands earlier this year. Col. Lan Quang Thi, deputy commander of South Viet Nam's 7th Division, said the flame throwers — apparently of Red Chinese manufacture — were "particularly suited to the small Vietnamese people." .•\mmunition found in the cache, about 50 miles south of Saigon, included what appeared to be shells for a 70 mm how- izer and Chinese-made 3.5-inch rockets. However, no howitzers or rocket launchers were found. The Communists are n o 1 known to have weapons of either type. bassador to the organization, made the U.S. statement in a special meeting of the Organization of American Stales (OAS) Council Venezuela and several OAS members had questioned President Johnson's action sending more than 4,000 Marines and paratroopers to Santo Domingo to protect American citizens and other foreign nationals there. Venezuela led off the criticism, charging that the United States had violated the OAS charter by unilateral intervention in Dominican affairs. "This is not intervention in any sense," Bunker replied. Hej said the American forces were ^cnt "solely for humanitarian purposes" and the protection of lives. After Bunker's speech, Mexico's delegate said his government only regretted that the United States felt it necessary to take steps which "evoke such painful memories" in Mexico and other Latin American nations. Mexico said the OAS delegates should re-affirm explicte- ly the sovereign rights of tales under the inter-american charter and the principles of free determination and non-intervention. Chile presented some of the strongest criticism of the United States, saying that sending troops in was wrong "even [or the protection of its nationals." Chile demanded that the U.S. forces be withdrawn. The rebel forces seeking to restore ousted leftist resident Juan Bosch to power with the help of Communist and other revolutionary groups touched off a bloody civil war last Saturday in which hundreds were killed. The loyal forces under Gen. Ellas Wessin signed a cease­ fire agreement Friday night;until today. Another 13 Marines with Jose Mora, secretary gen- and the Papal Nuncio Msgr.ignd eight paratroopers were Emanuele Clarizio and former' wounded in fights with the reb- U.S. Ambassador John Bartlow, Martin went into the rebel-held. ^' groups, area of the city today and ar-| The Air Force Radio, the only ranged for them to sign. | station on the air, broadcast an An American spokesman said i appeal for all members of the Marines repelled several small!former cabinet—the one over- scale attacks on the U.S. Em-I thrown a week ago by the reb- bassy today but the city was; els—to meet at the Hotel Am- generally quiet later except fori bassador. They were to be isolated gunfire. All three Marines were killed flown to Loyalist headquarters at the San Isidro airbase out- in fighting Friday, but death of | side the city, the third did not become known! They were expected to meet eral of the Organization of American States, who arrived here today to supervise the truce. The signing of the cease-fire came today when a rebel agent contacted a U.S. Marine platoon by telephone. Later rebel lc,id- er Fulvio Mesa arrived at the embassy and the talks took place in the part of the city where the rebels are strongly entrenched. Mesa said he represented Bosch interests. Weather Kedlands Today '11 a.m. Reading! Highest 70, Lowest 50 One Year Ago Highest 64, Lowest 50 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 6 a.m. — 7:33 p.m. San Bernardino Valley: Laic night and early morning low clouds and fog but mostly sunny late mornings through after noons today and Sunday. Little change in temperature. Highs today 80-85. Lows tonight 50-55. U.S. Weather Bureau Southern California: Clouds and local fog e.'ctending inland from coastal to lower slopes of coastal mountains late night and early morning hours. Otherwise mostly sunny today and Sunday. Gusty winds mountains and northern desert valleys. Slightly cooler northern interior regions today. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ending 4 a.m. High Low Precip. 76 49 Judge issues ruling Students won't have recite flag pledge to SANTA B.'iRBARA, Calif. (UPI) — An IS-year-old high school student, who said the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag "forces on me a God in which I do not believe," wiU not have to recite the pledge any more. Charles Ames, son of a Purdue University professor, was excused from the daily recitation at Santa Barbara High School Friday by Superior Judge W. Preston Butcher. Ames, who said he objected to the phrases "under God" and "with liberty and justice for all," said he recited the pledge at (he beginning of school but omitted Uiose phrases. He was suspended when he refused to give the fuU pledge, ibut later was reinstated when he agreed to say it under protest. Boston Chicago Cincinnati Denver Fort Worth Honolulu Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles New 'Vork Palm Springs Sacramento Salt Lake City San Francisco Seattle Washington 65 80 79 79 8S 87 93 75 80 105 82 80 61 54 81 45 54 47 52 73 62 67 58 54 73 41 47 50 38 .10 54 Johnson signs funds bill WASHINGTON (UPI)-Presi dent Johnson signed mto law a S2.28 billion supplemental appropriations bill just before Friday midnight — in time, he said, to assure that public assistance checks to the needy are not delayed. The bill which provides additional funds for the current 1965 fiscal year. Johnson said the final date he could act was not until May 12 but there was "a special urgency" for signing tlie measure by midnight, April 30. Mississippi floods 7J00 acres of farms QUINCY, HI. (Un — The Used Car dealer trapped She gets the car, gets 1395 bananos BRISTO. Conn. (UPI) —Thc^sumer Protection Commission- flooding Mississippi River push- -j^j dealer ^er Attilio J. Frassinelli. ed through a waterlogged dike today and submerged 7,700 acres of rich farmland. Fifteen to 20 bouses were flooded as the waters washed through the 16-foot dike four miles north of here. The homes were evacuated more than a week ago. "We finally lost it." Deputy Sheriff Wayne Johnson said. "The river's been at the top of the levee for three weeks now and it just broke." The break ended two weeks of labor by volunteers who worked night and day shoring up the levee. About 400 volunteer workers at Niota, 111., 60 miles north of here, began filling sandbags to fortify a dike defending the town's south section. Many of Moscow May Day features hula iioops have come to terms on the late model sedan and all agreed the deal w^as just the bananas. She ion down and get the car, but MOSCOW (UPI) — Kremlin leaders Leonid Brezhnev and Degone then called Mrs. Wys-j.Mexei Kosygin climbed atop zynski and said she could come:Lgnin's tomb today to lead gets a car. He gets 1,395 ba nanas. Dealer Joe Dcgone said he's "Ijring the bananas." "Don't worry," the housewife said. "1 called the fruit man I also been getting a few rasp-jancl 'le said he could get them berries for being oulmaneuv-lfor me on a moment's notice. 1 figure that at 1 cents a pound and three to a pound, those bananas will cost me $75 to SIOO." Degone said he will give the bananas to the Newington I Home for the Crippled Children ,,, , . , ! and that, after a long talk with Mrs. Wyszynsk. snapped up ji,^ Wyszynski, "we're the Joes offer and plopped a 2D-.(,g,^ „f ^^.j^^^,,., banana down payment on htsj He said he did not think any- desk. She told salesman she ^ i,^, jo the deal. ered so handily by Mrs. Bernice Wyszynski. And. he said, he still means | bucks when he advertises cars "for only 1,395 bananas," even though he will take the fruit for: the car this time." wanted the car. They started eating the down payment. She said the salesmen told deal on her part, her. "Your bananas are very; Dcgone said business 'She just saw a way to get a car and took it. It was a sharp has their nation in May Day cclc- bratinns. Instead of the traditional military parade, they w^atched thousands of youths twirling hula hoops. The Kremhn po.stponed the usual parade until May 9 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. Many of the sights were normal for Red Square. Thousands of Russians surged over the old cobblestones carrying banners proclaiming their support of "peace" and the opposition to "imperialism." Huge portraits hung from nearby buildings. But there was unseasonable rain and snow, and the thermometer dropped to a chilly 40 Judge Butcher stipulated Ames "and any others who, have the same behefs" must show respect for their country by standing with hand over heart during the pledge. Dr. Norman Shearer, snperin- lendcnt of schools, said the tioard would not appeal the decision and would continue its pohcy of having the pledge said daily. Judge Butcher said be did not disagree with the board pohcy of making the daily Pledge of Allegiance part of the program, but upheld the individual right not to recite it. "To force anyone to say the Pledge would violate their freedom of conscience, an integral part of freedom of religion and freedom of speech," he said. Booby trap in car kills Houston editor HOUSTON (UPI) —Melvin L. Steakley, 37-year - old religion editor of the Houston Chronicle and a father of five, was killed today by what a police lieutenant called "one of the most dia helical mechanisms for death I have ever seen." Steakley, a mild - mannered man with no known enemies, was shot to death about 1 a.m. when he stepped on the clutch of his small foreign car, touching off a booby trap device strapped to the steering column. Police said they found the pistol, cither a 32 or 38 caliber, wired and taped to the steermg column and wired to a triggering device placed on the clutch pedal. It has been carefully turned so that none of the spokes would intersect the Ime of fire from the weapon, Steakley was struck in the heart by the one bullet, but managed to climb out of the car, parked two blocks away from the Chronicle building m downtown Houston and scream for help before collapsing in death 149 feet away. No one heard the shot, but a chemical company employe. George C. Guy, 55, said he heard four cries for help as he stood on a corner waiting for a bus. He went around the corner, he said, and saw the man's body lying on the sidewalk. A couple drove by in a car and also saw the body, but before they could notify poUce, a squad car happened on the scene. "Wliatever the reason for this," Lt. C. B. Massey said, "it is one of the most diabolical mechanisms for deatli I have ever seen." Steakley was en route home after putting out his usual Saturday religious section for the Chronicle. rtLndTngTleve^'north^ "'^i K ''^ ''"^ ''''' every-idegrees. rebuildmg a Ni Wys- body calls his agency about a| ciad in raincoasts, the Krem- zvmski said she wasn L |car and wants to buy it for,,rulers watched motorcyc- She complained to stale Con-peanuts. Workers patrolled levees plugging leaks and fortifying soft spots, under a summer like sun that pushed temperatures toward the 90's. The Mis-sissippi was deceptively calm and smooth as it rose toward a record crest at Quincy. Residents of La Crosse, Wis.,) began returning to their homes' as flood waters gradually receded. One couple found two muskrats had moved into their house, Uving on a diet of rugs and clothing. Another found a duck laid eggs on their porch. Demos in light Sukarno shuns Japan efforts JAKARTA (UPP — President Sukarno today rebuffed Japanese mediation efforts by refusing to go to Tokyo for peace talks with Malaysian Premier Tengku Abdul Rahman. Sukarno thus brushed aside peace efforts made by his personal friend. Shojiro Kawashima of Japan who came here last month to try to set up a summit conference in Tokyo between Sukarno and Rahman. Rahman arrived in Tokyo from Seoul today and his spokesman said the premier was wUhng to meet the president later. McDonald to fight to hold steel post PITTSBURGH (UPI) — David J. McDonald mapped plans today for a last-ditch fight to hold onto the $50.000-a-year presidency of the United Steelworkers union (USW). The odds were great against him. His opponents in the USW leadership criticized his decision to appeal the result of the union's Feb. 9 election in which he lost the presidency to I. W. Abel, USW secretary-treasurer. The union's international tellers Friday formally certified Abel the winner by 10,142 votes — 308,910 to 298.768. Abel w'as to assume office June 1. when McDonald's current third four-year term as USW president comes to an end. Wallace asks editors to visit state MONTGOMERY". Ala. (UPI) —Gov. George Wallace said Friday Alabama "has nothing to hide" and announced he has .sent invitations to more than 1.700 editors of daily newspapers to visit the state in June. Critical of press coverage in recent racial disturbances, he said the four-day "observation trip" would be conducted June 7-10 for the final day they may visit where ever they wish, hs said. Two Negro homes, store <rf!=?stroyed TN^TANOT.A. 'Miss. (U^T1 — Twci Noero homes i<-ere Hestmv. -"i Pnd a stor"^ and c'^'il rif^'it': Nop/lnnartprs rismagod Ti" \<-hat ..hri"! rit'ht'^ wofVprs ral''*d a f.'rpKoT"^ aftark in +tiis Mi'^sis- si^'^i delta town narl^^ t"dav. No np' wps i""ired in th four b'^mliin*'^. b"* n F:nnk9^- man fnr the rnnnc'' ''^'ederat- Or?ani7a(ion'; ^COFO) saM two volunteer wo^-kers narrowlv =scaDpd when flames ignited •^"drolls in w'lieh they werp siponing at a "freedom house." The snnke^man said witnesses ••epnrted the bomb'! wre thrown by White men who fled in a car. Pnljnp r 'inf ''-iipd the nrp-ds'-Ti •ires in the Ne2rn cnmni'mi'v. h"t said nn statement on flip in..iflprtfe: rould bp rn^ftp until in- I 'es 'isfator'! made t'leir renp'-'s. A'len Cooper. 26. a W^ite ?ivil rights worker from Alhn- ""ueraue, N.M., said owners of ilie two Negro homes and grocery hit by the bombs were active in voter registration ac- 'ivity, which has increased in recent weeks. lists, gymnasts, children and athletes by the thousands streaming past. Thousands of dancers and youths spun hula hoops — a capitalist development. REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (UPI) I '"''^ hoops instead of _ ,. ,, _ hardware this year," one West- Prosecuting attorney Brucel^^^ commented. subpoenas dog LOS ANGELES fUPI) -The California Federation of Young Democrats convention fspcd a busy schedule today, including T speech by Gov. Edmund G. Brown, the proposal of several resolutions and the election of officers. Brown, in a speech prepared for delivery to the convention, warned that the Democratic Party would face "the fight of our lives" in the 1966 state elections. "We have our work cut out for us," he said. "I suggest we have at it immediately for campaign 1966 will not be won next year, it will be won this year." He said he believed the key Issue would be "whether the RepubUcan Parly in this state can pull another (Sen. George) Murphy in 1966." Primary Issues He listed educational needs and property tax reduction as the primary issues in the 1966 campaigns. Brown said the "Goldwatcr spirit is as alive and vibrant today as it was last fall." He pointed out that Goldwatcr, the unsuccessful Republican presidential candidate, received nearly three million votes in the California primary. "This state will be the national testing ground for the presi dential campaign of 1968," he said, "a victory here next year will provide a new Republican resurgence cf conservatism that —if successful—could stop President Johnson's program in its tracks and turn back progress in California." Bailey subpoenaed two parties credited in a sheriff's report with capturing a gunman. One, identified only as Iro. won't be able to make it to court. He's a two-year-old German shepherd police dog. "I guess I barked up the wrong tree," Bailey said. Steel issue may topple Labor gov't. LONDON (UPI)—Battle lines formed today for a struggle on steel nationalization which could bring down Prime Minister Harold Wilson's Labor government. The Conservative and Liberal parties oppose the government's plan to take over 13 big steel firms, and two Laborites have made it clear they will not vote for it. This whittles Wilson's already - precarious majority down to a sure margin of one vote. The government published a "White Paper" Friday announc ing its plan to buy the 13 companies at a price of about S1.5 billion and merge them into a single "national steel corpora tion." Man cleared in death of mental patient SAN BERNARDINO (UPI) — W. C. Wysinger, 39, was free to jay of any complicity in the death of Waller Donnely, 32, a mental patient killed while on lea\e from Stockton State Hospital. Wysinger was cleared and released from custody yesterday when a coroner's inquest ruled he killing justifiable homicide. Wysinger told the six • man, two • woman jury he and Donnely began fighting in the home of Janie Lee .tohnson, 33, and he hit Donnely with his fist when the latter came at him with a knife. Time-bomb rips U.S. Montreal consulate MONTREAL (UPI) —A May Day time-bomb ripped the U&S. Consulate here today, smashing windows and doors. No one was injured. Police speculated the blast, preceding by a few hours the fu-st May Day demonstrations to be held here in some 20 years, was tlie work of leftist sympathizers. They admitted they had "no real leads." A painstaking six-hour search failed to uncover any further explosive charges in the consulate. Pohce guard was posted immediately. The explosion, at 1:20 a.m., shattered 78 windows, blew si.x barred doors off then* hingci, and buckled the basement-ceiling of the two - building complex along Montreal's so-called "embassy row." No one was in the building at Donnely's death was attri-jthe time since the consulate butcd to contusions of the heart, was closed for the weekend. Spike Jones, 53, noted band leader, succumbs LOS ANGELES (UPD-Bank- leader Spike Jones, who made a fortune from playing zany and sartirical music, died early today in his Beverly Hills home. He was 53. His wife, Helen Grayco, was in the home when Jones died. Jones was hospitalized in serious condition March 31 with complications following an asthmatic attack earlier this year. He was released from the Santa Monica, Calif., hospital April 8 after doctors said he made a full recovery. Jones was born Dec. 14, 1911, in Long Beach, Calif. He began his musical career in Long Beach Polytechnic High School where he was drum major of a 90 piece band. His first experience at leading a band came in his later high school years when he led a five- piece orchestra called Spike Jones and his Five Tacks. He said he got his start in music at the age of 10 when a railroad cook whittled a pair of drumsticks out of some old chair legs for liim. Jones, whose real name was L i n d 1 e y Armstrong Jones, broadcast his first musical radio show on Sept. 17, 1942. The broadcast included the "Bronx Cheer," and telegrams began showering the network even before the show was completed. Among the many congratulations were severed contract offers. Jones' band members were characterized by their zany clothes and instruments. They used kitchen utensils, cow bells, pistols, anvils, automobile horns, and small cannons to make their music. One of ones' biggest hits was "Der Feuhrer's Face." It was released in mid-1942 and was a wild musical blast at Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. Others of his hits included "C h 1 0 e." "Hawaiian War Chant," "Glow Worm." "William Tell Overture" and "Two Front Teeth." All of them sold more than one million copies. Jones and his wife had three children: Spike, Jr., Leslie Ann and Gina Maria.

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