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fa cU 75th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1965 $1.50 Per Month Sixteen Pages 10 Cents Marines battlim Viet Cong guerri SAIGON (UPD—U.S. Marines battled Viet Cong guerrillas near Da Nang • today with tanks, infantry and jet planes. Three Marines were reported wounded in fighting still going on tonight. Pilots of Marine Corps Phantom jets said they sank three boat loads of Viet Cong v.ho were trying to flee from the I south. There also was a clash Monday night near Da Nang in which two Marines were wounded. In the air war 12 U.S. Navy planes in three raids on North Viet Nam blew up a North Vietnamese train believed to be carrying ammunition bound for Communist guerrillas in the the Marines. The number of enemy casualties was not known, however. The fighting enipted in a vil Returning pilots said 20 box-j west of cars exploded, sending smoke!wounded and flames as high as 3,000 feet into the air. Two locomotives lage near tlie Marine perimeter! also were destroyed. early today when a Leatherneck armored column moved into a Viet Cong-controlled village w'here some Marine infantrymen had ben missmg since a Monday ambush. The wounded Marmes were flown out by heUcopter. Marine sources said the Viet Cong harassed Marine positions throughout the night Monday night in the Hue-Phu Bai area 50 miles north of Da Nang. The planes from the aircraft carrier Midway in the South China Sea bombed the train about 120 miles south of Hanoi, tlie North Vietnamese capital. A military spokesman said all of the planes were "safe and accounted for," indicating that some may have landed in South Viet Nam because of mechanical trouble instead of returning to the carrier. No anti-aircraft fire or enemy planes were encountered, spokesman said. In South Viet Nam. U.S. Marines clashed with Communist guerrillas during the night near the American air base at Da Nang. Two marines were wounded. Both Leathernecks were hit when Viet Cong sniper.s opon.>d fire on a i\Iarine outpost norih- Da Nang. One was in the abdomen and the other in the hand. .After the attack. Marine patrols moved out and captured three guerrillas in a brief fire fight. One guerrilla was reported killed. The tliree prisoners, bound and blindfolded, were brought into tlie headquarters of the !)th Marine Brigade tliis morning for interrogation. Viet Cong snipers also harassed Marine positions in the Hue - Phu Bai area about 50 miles north of Da Nang, but no casualties were reported. TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION — A runaway string of 10 Santa Fe railroad boxcars demolished on auto and threatened employes in a nearby building this morning before grinding to a derailed stop in the middle of Fifth street near Stuart. Arrow points to fire hydrant ripped out by the auto as it was dragged along the tracks. Escaping v/ater streamed into buildings in the area. No injuries were reported in the accident. See story on Page 5 and other photos on Pages 5 and 8. (Facts photo by Clifford J. Kenison) Power says China has no CORONADO {UPD — It Red China entered tlie Viet Nam war, it would be destroyed by America's nuclear might, ac cording to retired Air Force Gen. Thomas S. Power. "The president has made it clear that he would not allow tlie Communists to take over Southeast Asia," Power Monday night told the 43rd annual conference of the Junior Leagues of America Inc. "There is no nice way to prevent a takeover. "Supixising the war escalates!' and Red China gels in . . . China would be destroyed." he said. "We can desti'oy China because Ihcy have no nuclear deterrent." Subcommittee hearing in Washington Aetospace faces charges of unnecessary spending Aerospace Corporation was {Bernardino and at El Segundo; poralion was created in 1960 as Heat test rocket accused today by U.S. Comptol- ler General Joseph Campbell of spending $17.6 million unnecessarily in establishing its San Bernardino and El Segundo operations. at a total cost of S22-million when government-owned property was available across the street in both cases. a pubhc trust organization under the incorporation laws of California. Aerospace serves the U.S. CAPE KENNEDY (UPD - Misslemen ran into rocket troubles today on an attempt to send a heat probe on a 25,000- mile an hour dive toward earth to report on the re-entry heat facing Apollo moonships. The 460-minute countdown began on time at 9:40 a.m. EDT but a space agency spokesman said a "two or three hour" hold was called at 1:30 p.m. to 125 dead in El Savador earthquake, 500 injured SA\ S.\LV;\DOR. El Salvador quakes to conic. | cnginod planes, however, were lUPli — Casually estimates in Worst damage was in the able to land and take off on Monday's earihquake — El Sal- poorer sections of the city and shorter runways which were invader's worst in years — mount-:the communities nearby. Aboutitact. ed today to 125 dead, .^n esti- I.OOO families had to be evacu -i At least 50 dwelling houses— mated 500 were injured, officials alod from their homes after• individual homes and tenement said. Monday's severe, minute - long; buildings both—were destroyed Three minor temblors were shock. 1 and nearly 4,000 were heavily felt early today but they failed' Several main roads around!damaged, to cause any additional casual-San Salvador, including thel San Salvador was without ties or damage. The country i highway to Ilopango Airport, electric power for five hours, appeared to be returning to'were partially blocked by rub-iand telephone communication normal. ble from fallen walls. j with eastern and western El People returned to their', The main runway at the air- Salvador was interrupted, homes and went back to work-port was cracked, making it' Some flooding was reported after a night of tension stem-1 impossible for Pan American in low-lying dislricts on the niing from seismologists' pre-j World Airways' daily jot to banks of Lake Ilopango in cen- dictions of more and worse! land there Jlonday. Piston-: tral El Salvador. Judge declines to subpoena governor Such property, he said, could;Government, principally the have been converted for the; Air Force, in the technical man- Thc charge was made in lesli-'corporation'.s ii.sc for only about'agpmcnt of space and advanced mony before the Armed Serv- S4.7 million. ballistic missile programs. Its ices Special Investigations Sub-: Aerospace Corporation S a n Principal service at Norton 'committee which began hear- Bernardino 0|)eration w a s AFB is to the Air Force Bai- Kin in 'ings today in Washington. DC. opened in March l%;j on an listic Systems Division lBSD ).:''-1J|-"^'^^ "^'^^ ™ several' on Ihc Aero-space Corporation. SO-acre silc at the southwest: Charles A. Brown, _ manager gngfj,';,^,.^ p,^^^^^^ Ali Bhutto to wait as late as 1:19 . « BERKELEY (UPD — Munici- give technicians time to replace 1 pal Judge Rupert Crittenden to- a faulty hydrauUc pump on theiday quashed a subpoena which Atlas booster. i would have required Gov. Ed- The launch had been set for;,„^,n(| ^^ Brown to testify at the Pakistan holds support for U.S. policy in Viet Nam LONDON (UPD — Pakistan told the Soutlieast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) today it cannot give blanket support for .American policies and actions in \'iel Nam, sources reporied. vations on U.S. action in Viet Nam and urged the need for a peaceful settlement in Southeast .Asia. Pakistan's growing reserve diplomatic over \'iet Nam was reflected in its position there is no military atrial of 155 persons arresicd, Pakistan Foreign Quote of Day S.-VNTO DOMINGO — Army Sgt. John Wilson discussing the cease fire which is supposed to be in effect in the revolt-torn Dominican Republic: "Every time I hear a cease­ fire is in effect it sounds good— until the snipers start trying to shoot our heads off." Weather Redlands Today 12 p.m. Reading) Highest 68, Lowest 43 One Year .Ago Highest 59, Lowest 46 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:56 a.m. — 7:35 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Some early morning low clouds but mostly sunny and slightly warm- Campbell, who heads the Gen- corner of Tippecanoe avenue of public relations fur .Aero- oral Accounting Office. GOA. and Mill street, directly adjac-,spaces San Bernardino opera- aid Aerospace bought land and enl to Norton AFB. ilion. said today that corpora- constructed buildings at San; The government-financed cor-: (Continued on Page 5) Senate facing big fight in reapportionment S.ACRAMENTO (UPI) — The:Lancaster, Montrose, San Senate faced a decision today in a plan to divide Los Angeles County into 12 Senate districts favoring Democrats 2-1 and practically guaranteeing the state's first Negro senator. Sen. Thomas M. Recs, D-Los riel \'alley. 25th — Azusa. Bradbuiy, Claremont, Covina, Duarte, Glendora, Industry. Irwindale, La Mirada. La Puente, La Verne. Pomona, Gab-[Maywood. South Gate, Vernon. 30th — Baldwin Park, Bellflower. Eagle Rock, East Los Ang eles. El Monte. Highland Park, Jlontebello, Monterey Park. Pico San Dimas, Walnut, West Covina! Rivera, Rosemead, Soutii El Whittier. 26th — Culver City, Santa Monica, Baldwin Park, Bel Air, .Angeles, said he would ask theiBgypriy^vood, Brentwood, Malibu Senate to amend the plan into its reapportionment bill. .Authored by Sen. Stephen P. Tcale, D- West Point. The Teale Bill — the Senate's answer to court-ordered redis- er Wedncsdav. Lows tonight 45-50. iricting - curremly has 12 sen-!town Los Angeles, Hancock Park tales Pj ators running at-largc in LosiHollywood (part). Larchmont. Beach Rc U.S. Weather Bureau Noon ForecaU A slight warming expected Mar Vista, Ocean Park, Paci fic Palisades, Rancho Park, Venice, Westdale, Westside Los .Angeles County. 27th — Central Los Angeles. 28th — Beverly Hills, Down- only questionable item. Good visibility is needed to enable telescopes to track the blazing craft as it plunges toward the sea. The Atlas w-ill boost the payload about 500 miles into space and then a small solid-fueled rocket will ram it back into the thick layer of air blanketing earth. The cone-like probe, similar in shape to Uie three-man Apollo craft, was expected to gen^ erate a 20.000-degree fireball as it plows into the atmosphere about 5.130 miles the Cape. at a closed session. Earlier : France had disassociated itself from any endorsement of U.S. policies. Full details of Bhutto's speech were not disclosed on Bhutto's personal instructions. But well-informed sources said Pakistan made known its reser- a.ni.:the University of California cam-i government's views EDT Wednesday if necessary, jp^s SEATO ministerial conference Weather in the reentry area; The subpoena was issued over the South Atlantic was thejMarch by the defense, and was appealed by the prosecution. However. Crittenden declined lo rule on it at that time, saying he wanted to wait until he heard enough evidence to decide whether Brown's testimony would be relevant. The decision was a blow to the defense, which had hoped to prove that the arrests on the night of Dec. 2-3 were ordered by Brown and not the university administration. Another appeal of a subpoena issued to University President Clark Kerr is pending. Critten- southeast ofiden will hold a special hearing ion it Thursday morning. Minister'^'''"'''"" ''^'' ""^ ^'^^ "^^'^ crisis JVC his • and thai a settlement must be on dic'reached across the conference table. inland areas on Wednesday. The present outlook for Thursday indicates mostly sunny weather, but with some morning coastal cloudiness. Slightly warmer temperatures are expected also on Thursday. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ending at 4 a.m. High Low Precip. Boston 65 51 Brownsville 84 73 Chicago SO 45 T. Cincinnati 81 — Denver 67 45 Des Moines 77 62 Fairbanks 22 16 T. Fort Worth 82 68 Helena 62 31 Honolulu 76 70 .20 Kansas City 77 67 Los Angeles 69 52 Minneapolis 69 48 .08 New York 71 67 Omaha 76 58 Palm Springs — 62 Salt Lake City 64 41 San Francisco 65 50 Seattle 52 42 .03 Washington 91 58 ator .Angeles County — the only county with more than two senators. This has been one of its most controversial features. Rees predicted his amendments would be accepted on the Senate floor where the Teale bill is ready for action by tlie Senate. He expected to present them tliis afternoon or Wednesday. Rees said his plan was based on giving the county "community of interest districts," no partisan-based districts. Districts for Los .Angeles Coun ty proposed by Sen. Thomas M. Rees: 22nd — Los .Angeles, San Fernando, Canoga Park, Chatsworth Granada hills. North Hollywood (part), Pacoima. Reseda, Sepul veda, Sylmar, Van Nuys. 23 rd .Angeles, Universal City, Griffith Park, Los Feliz (part). Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Sunland, Tarzana, Tujunga, Woodland Hills. 24th — A1 h a in b r a, Arcadia, Monrovia. Palmdale, Pasadena, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra JIadre. South Pasadena, Altadena, .Antelope VaUey, La Canada, Monlc. 31st — Compton (parl^ El Segundo, Gardena, Hawtlionic. Hermosa Beach. Inglcwood. Laundale, !\lanhattan Beach. Glenwood. Westchester. Los .-\ng- eles International .Airport. 32nd — Coinpton <part), Downey, Loniita, Long Beach (part). Los Angeles, Palos \'erdes Es- Para mount. Redondo :)lling Hills. Torrance. ! Sunset Strip. Wilshire Dis'irict. : 33rd — Artesia. Dairy Valley.! S.A.VTA DOMINGO (UPD-;guns, fired on a U.S. 29th — Bell. Bell Gardens. Hawaiian Gardens. Lakewood.; American ."llarines and para-i"^ay. Commerce, Cudaliy, Huntington Long Beach (part), Norwalk.itroopers fought Communist-led' Park. Los .Angeles. Lynwood,^ Santa Fe Springs. POLICEMAN ROBBED OAKLAND. Calif. (UPD — While poUce Sgt. Jolm I. Morgan of Santa Monica was registering for the state Peace Officers .Association convention Monday, a tliief stole his service revolver, camera equipment and other valuables from h i s automobile. Ships collide at Sidney SYDNEY, Australia (UPD -A 10.000-ton freighter today crashed into tlie stem of the U.S. Navy amphibious transport vessel Vancouver in Sydney harbor. There were no injuries. The U.S. ship was docked at berth Garden Island after arriving here for "Coral Sea Week" ceremonies. The freighter Tenos was being towed from berth when it colUded with the Navy ship. Damage to both ships w^as estimated at about S7.000. Americans fight Communist-led rebels into heart of city hehcoplcr; eluded 10,831 paratroopers I the 82nd .Airborne Division at The spokesman also reported'Ft- Bragg. N.C., and more than ^ subma-i7.500 Marines, rebels with rifles and machine-^'^^^^^^ p^^^ Johnson asks Congress for military finances Torrecil- |guns in the heart of Santo Do-,]a."on the'ozania River that mingo today the rebels were [flows through Santo Domingo. By MERRIMAN SMITH UPI White House Reporter WASHINGTON (UPD—Presi­ dent Jolmson told Congress today he wants $700 million more over the next two months to finance U.S. military operations against "Communist aggression" in both the Dominican Republic and South Viet Nam. The President, in a briefing ,for more than 100 key meni- Burbank, (jlenda]e, Los,bers of the House and Senate, said "When we are attacked, we must not turn tail and run. We must stand and fight." He said the new American firmness against North Viet Nam "may well have already brought us closer to peace. But as long as no settlement is choice but to continue the same course. The President said that congressional approval of his request would tell the world that the United States would "spend every dollar, take every action, walk the last mile to see that people have the right of self-deter m ination.'' Makes Other Points Johnson also made these other points at his White House meeting with members of six congressional committees: —U. S. intelUgence reports had indicated that another revolution might be expected elsewhere Monday, but "it didn't come through." He did not name the country, although the inference was that it was in in sight, he said, there was no j Latin America. reported massing up to 12,300 men for an all-out assault. They would be opposed by up to 19.000 .Americans. .A. U.S. military spokesman reported the discovery of Soviet-made hand grenades and the capture of a rebel two-man miniature submarine laden with heavy and light machineguns and underwater demolition supplies. Observers believed the arms might have come from Cuba. The spokesman said the rebels were massing north and south of the international refuge zone held by the Marines and that they had at least three tanks. They also had three caterpillar bulldozers tliey were believed arming as tanks. .A military spokesman said the rebel strength included at least 300 rebel Dominican army troops and 12,000 armed civilians. He said some of them, armed with 50 caliber machiue- Tlie two-man submarine apparently was smuggling in arms for the rebels. The spokesman said seven Americans had been killed thus far in the operation, and 43 wounded. The latest intelligence reports said the rebel leadership included hardcore Dominican Communists, and tlie spokesman said there were reports of Cuban Communists among them. In Washington President John son said 58 men with known Communist backgrounds were among the revolt leaders. The spokesman placed the main rebel buildup for a possible all out attack near Cheekpoint Charlie on the outer tip of the Marine perimeter near the U.S. Embassy. Opposing the rebels he said the Americans now had 14,000 troops ashore and about 5,000 in Navy ships offshore. They in- The briefing indicated the rebels w-ere bringing in arms from sea. possibly from Cuba but the spokesman did not identify the nationality of the captured submarine. He said the American military had discovered a rebel supply of heavy and light m.a- chineguns, explosives and underwater demolition supplies. The rebels have frogmen trained by the United States but there were no reports they were in action. The .Army said it sank a rebel gunboat Monday night in the Ozama. A spokesman said, "They were taking potshots at us and we finally got tired of it and sank them." It was the second gunboat destroyed since the U.S. military moved in. The spokesman reported rebel machinegun fire today in Santo Domingo itself with the rebels firing across the Ozama River at U.S. forces who returned the fire. He said there from had been only sniping during tlie night. The spokesman said more paratroopers had moved up north of the Duarte Bridge on the east side of the river to extend the area of American control and that tlie rebel area had been sealed off. The .Americans had carved a 3 '/2 -mile long corridor through the rebel-held portion of the city so supplies could be brought in. The military said 2,000 paratroopers were strung out along the route and that Marines also were guarding the route. The French consul reported two French warships speeding here from Martinique, apparently to evacuate French nationals. The military spokesman reported three paratroopers had been killed and 30 wounded in action and three Mai-ines killed and 19 wounded in action. One paratrooper identified only as an enlisted man was reported killed in a hand grenade explosion at the San Isidro Airbase; a paratroop officer was critically wounded in the explosion and two others suffered lesser hurts.

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