Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 12, 1965 · Page 1
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fa cU 75th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1965 $1.50 Per Month Twenty Pages 10 Cents RATION TIME — Under the watchful eyes of U. S. troops, Dominican women line up at one of the numerous stations in Sonto Domingo where American food supplies are being handed out to relieve civilian privation during the civil struggle. (NEA Rodio-Telephoto) American envoy holding talks to settle crisis SANTO DOMINGO (UPD- U.S. presidential envoy John Bartlow Martin has held "exploratory" talks with rebel Col. Francisco Caamano Deno in an effort to settle the Dominican crisis, it was reported today. A State Department spokesman said papal nuncio Emanuele Claxizio aiTangd a meeting between Martin and Caamano, who is seeking recognition as "constitutional president" of the Deominican RepubUc. Hector .^risty, the No. 2 rebel, also was present at the meeting. The spokesman would not say whether the talks produced any result. Martin, a former ambassador In Santo Domingo, is here now as a special representative of Pre.sident Johnson. This revolt-torn capital ap- [pcared to be gradually relurn- ' ing to normal under the protection of 33.301) U.S. servicemen— 22.800 paratroopers and Marines ashore and 10,500 Navy men in the supporting task force offshore. Caamano's rebels continued sporadic attacks on U.S. positions, but early today there had been no report of new American casualties for more tlian 24 hours. About half of the govern- Buckingham Palace has small fire LONDON (UPl)-Fire broke out today in Buckingham Palace, the residence of Queen Elizabeth II. Officials said the fire was confined to one of the servant's bedrooms. Several fire engines sped to tlie palace to fight the blaze. Fresh troops provide replacements S.4NT0 DOMINGO fUPD The United States sliifted fresh paratroopers into the "American corridor" through Santo Domingo today. They relieved men wiio have been under daily fire from rebel sniprs in the sealed-off part of the city. A military spokesman reported 17 "incidents" in the 24 hours ending at midnight in which rebels fired at U.S. troo|)s who returned the fire. In one incident a group of 20 opened fire on a Marine company which fired back. No now American casualties were reported. The political situation was still in the air. menfs civilian employes were reported returning lo work at (he request of the military-civilian .junta headed by Maj. Gen. Antonio Imbert Barrera. Brig. Gen. Elias Wessin y Wessin. "strong man" supporter of the nation's four most recent governments, appeared to be standing firm in his decision not to resign his military post until order is fully restored. Has Not Resigned The State Department spokesman said that "so far as 1 know, he (Wessm) has not resigned." (In. an interview obtained Tuesday by Jules Dubois of the Chicago Tribune, Wessin said "nobody is going to pressure me into resigning" because his demission "would invite the disintegration of the army.") Imbert said Tuesday he has not asked Wessin to resign because "he's no problem." The junta chief said his government has no plan to attack the rebels. In an ultimatum ear- lie]-, the Imbert regime had threatened to wipe out any rebel who did not promptly surrender. More U.S. troops arrive in Viet Nam SAIGON (UPD-Nearly 1,400 U.S. Marines and 1,000 paratroopers landed in South Viet Nam today, raising U.S. military strength here to a record 45,000 men. There w-ere indications, meanwhile, that the Viet Cong had suffered a costly defeat in the field. A Viet Cong force estimated in the thousands attacked and captured for seven hours the •provincial town of Song Be, 75 I miles northeast of Saigon Tues- j day, in what was believed to be ! the prelude to a monsoon season Communist offensive. The attack cost a total of 5 Americans and 42 Vietnamese dead and 13 .Americans and 76 Vietnamese wounded, with another .TO of the 15.000 residents dead or wounded. After j the fighting 59 Vict Cong bodies were found. South Vietnamese officials estimated 250 were killed and carried away. I U.S. Army Lt. Col. John G. I Hill Jr., of Alexandria, Va.. se- i nior U.S. Army adviser for a special zone that includes Phuoc Long province, said "My I own estimate is that the VC jlost between 600 and 1,000 cas iualties." .Authorities said a young Viet Cong soldier defected and tipped off American and South Vietnamese officials to the major Communist attack. Although the Reds held the town for seven hours they were driven into the jungle under air attack. Units of the Third Battalion , the Okinawa - based Third Marines waded ashore at Chu Lai beach 350 miles north of Saigon to help protect a new (Continued on Page 4) Luna 5 hit moon ahead of schedule , maybe not soft MOSCOW (UPD— The Soviets annoimced their unmanned space probe Luna-5 hit the moon tonight. But indications were it failed to make the first "soft" landing on the limar surface. A Tass news agency announcement said only the space probe hit at 12:10 p.m. PDT. five minutes ahead of schedule —an indication the retrorocket braking system might have failed. "During the flight and the approach of the station to the moon a great deal of information was obtained which is nec- ies.sary for the further elabora- ; tion of a system for soft land; ing on the moon's surface,' Tass said. Observers believed if the featherlight landing attempt had been successful Tass would have said so immediately. The probe, known as the Luna (Lunik) 5, has been streaking toward the moon for two days. The Russians said they would try soft landing techniques as opposed to previous Weather Redlands Today '2 p.m. Reading) Highest 67, Lowest 55 One Year Ago Highest 85, Lowest 51 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset i 5:49 am. — 7:42 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Low! clouds and local fog night and morning hours becoming partly sunny in afternoons today and Thursday. Few afternoon thunderstorms vicinity mountains. Not much temperature change. Lows, tonight 45-55. U.S. Weafher Bureau Noon Forecast Southern ^ California coastal sections continue to have night | and morning clouds, a condition typical for May. Variable cloudiness with scattered afternoon thundershowers continue in the mountain and desert areas—and this condition is not typical of May. Not much change is indicated through Thursday. Isolated thundershowers are expected to develop again over mountain and desert areas. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ending at 4 a.m. Tunney tells of transfer of workers WASHINGTON (UPD —Rep. John V. Tunney. D-Calif., said Tuesday that Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz had approved the transfer of about 100 Japanese farm workers from Coachella Valley date gardens to tomato fields. Tunney said the authorization, was for two weeks. The South-' ern California congressman said he had asked Wirtz to permit the transfer at the' request of tomato farmers in the area. Sunkist reveals loss due to farm labor shortage LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Sunkist Growers, an organization handling 75 per cent of California - Arizona lemon shipments, said Tuesday California lemon shippers have lost more| than SI million in foreign export! market because of the farm labor shortage. The company said it has beenj necessary to turn down sales ofj lemons totaling $1 million since March 1. D.M. Anderson. Sunkist general manager, said, "even if the harvest labor increased, the loss cannot be regained." He also said grapefruit shippers in the Coachella Valley; have been turning down busi-j ness since May 1 because of in-! ability to harvest. j Unruh denounces some regents, threatens probe S.ACRAMENTO (UPI) - .Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh today denounced some fellow regents of the University of California a n d tlrreatened a "broad and sweeping" legislative investigation of the university. Unruh. a member of the regents board, said he was "extremely displeased and unhappy" because regents who received the 85 - page Byrne report did not give him an ad- \-ance copy so he could study it and "comment intelligently." "The way in which it (the report) was released indicates the very bad state of affairs inside the Board of Regents," he said. Unruh, D-Inglewood, declined to elaborate on the "bad state" but added, "There are certainly a good many things wrong with the University of California from top to bottom." Unruh said that lie had still not seen a copy of the report but said that newspaper accounts indicated it might have gone too far after only a three- month study. He said his proposal study might take 18 months. Senate p re s i dent pro tem Hugh Burns. D-Fresno. with Un- ruli at their regular joint news conference, said he believed the report "accomplished vcrv little." probes when space vehicles crashed into the moon. The Tass news agency announced the vehicle would try a soft landing system but it appeared to leave an escape clause in case the landing failed. The announcement said only that "elements of the system of soft landing are being tried out for the first time." The first U.S. attempt to land a spacecraft, kown as the Surveyor, on the limar service without a shattering impact is now scheduled for early October. The first U.S. lunar land­ er will weigh about half a ton less than Luna 5 and will carry :no scientific instruments. The i Russian probe is to send back i signals from the landing site "in the area of the Sea of clouds." The Russian announcements were enough to confirm speculation that the mission of the Luna 5 was more ambitious I than anything yet attempted by the United States in the race to put a man on the moon. .A soft landing probe has a retro or braking rocket to slowj it down to a speed low enough, to preserve the instruments and equipment on impact. The U.S. Rangers which sent back television pictures of thej moon's surface had no such brakes and smacked into the moon at about 5,945 miles per hour. The American Surveyor landing probes will hit at 10 to 15 feet per second and get no more of a jolt than a per- ison would expect if he jumped 'off his desk. They will have flexible tripod legs which also will absorb some of the shock. The observers said if Luna 5 i landed successfully, the mission [might encompass collecting samples of the Lunar surface and radioing back information. ;or scanning the moon with a camera and transmitting pictures. But the Western experts said if the attempt failed, the Rus- isians could later claim that a IfuU .scale effort had not been I intended from the start — but only a test of some of the "ele­ ments" of the soft landing- procedure. (The U.S. Surveyor project, which calls for soft-landing 13 instrument packages to probe and photograph the moon's surface, begins next October and ends in 1967.) The Luna 5. weighing 3.254 pounds, was launched on Sunday. Tass said Tuesday night the trajectory of the space probe had been "corrected according to the flight program" late Monday. .All systems alinard !hc Luna 5 were reported "working normally." "Radio communication with the station is being maintained,'' Tass said. (The announcement of .Soviet plans for a soft landing did not jcome as a surprise to space cc- i perls in the United States. I ("It was obvious from the size of the Luna 5 vehicle that ithey could make the moon land- ,ing." Homer Newell, a key man in the U.S. space program, said in Washington Tues- iday. Wirtz to provide help from jobless group W.ASHINGTON (UPD- Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz has moved to provide jobless youths with farm training in areas of Colorado and Cahfor-j nia where growers are com-! plaining of labor shortages. | Wirtz announced Tuesday ap-: proval of three "project; growth" program.s—first to be launched—that will provide up to 600 youngsters with jobs in! Colorado's sugar beet fields and; two of California's strawberryi areas. i In California, about 100 young; men will work on the strawberry harvest in tlie Salinas and Santa Maria areas of California. They will be paid from SI.30 to; SI.40 an hour. Counselors will; provide orientation and keep' order in the camps. Successful moon landing puts Russia ahead of US President asks pay raise for militarY personnel High Low P Boston 84 — Chicago 58 52 Cincinnati 74 52 Denver 70 42 Des Moines 69 48 Fairbanks 45 31 Fort Worth 78 65 Helena 74 40 Honolulu 8S 72 Kansas City 77 51 Las Vegas 80 55 Los Angeles 72 58 -Minneapolis 74 47 Oakland 7R 51 New York' 88 56 Oklahoma City 75 58 Omalia 67 47 .Sacramento 90 63 Salt Lake City 70 40 .San Francisco 75 49 Seattle 7-1 50 Washington 8S fit WASHINGTON (UPD—Presi­ dent Jolinson today asked Congress to vote a pay increase for military personnel and civilian government employes. It would cost S853 million a year, beginning next Jan. 1. Johnson made the request in a special message. His propos-i al was based on a study con-| ducted for him by a special; panel on federal salaries. The President proposed these average increases: —3 per cent in federal civilian salaries. -^.8 per cent in compensation of all uniform personnel except enlisted personnel with less than two years of ser\'ice. —2.7 per cent in base pay for enlisted men and women with less than two years' service. Johnson told Congress that "these proposed adjustments will restore tlie relationsliips between civilian and military pay established in 1953." "I reject the proposition that government employment is somehow inferior to employment in business, in the professions, in university life or in any other occupation," Johnson said. "There can be no class system separating Uie men and women who. are committed to the service of their fellowmen or to the defense of their country." Johnson sent the House and Senate two proposed bills covering the new pay scales for civilian employes and the military, plus a bill to establish a "federal salary review commission." Under this proposal, the President would be authorized every four years to propose changes in salary schedules for top positions in the executive, legislative and judicial branches. These three top clas- sificatinos were not covered in pay raises proposed today. The plan would provide for salary schedules recommended by tlie President to go into effect automatically at a given date unless specifically disapproved by either the House or Senate. This would mean, for example, that congressional pay increases could be put tlirough every four years without members of the House and Senate having to go on record as voting higher pay for themselves. Brown warns of GOP mask of moderation LOS .ANGELES (UPD — Gov. i Edmund G. Brown has warned of the "new mask of moderation" worn by RepubUcans and has assured Los Angeles County Democrats the party now stands united with no "fundamental disagreement" between him and any legislative leader. In a talk prepared for delivery Tuesday night before a coimty Democratic committee meeting. Brown said he could assiu-e the county Democrats "without qualifications" that the Democratic Party now stands united in its goals for 1966." He warned of the Republicans who have the "word out that the hard line, ultra-conservatism of the Goldwater campaign must be painted over. In its place tliere will be a new mask of moderation, a slick new front of the Murphy - Reagan type that appears bland, friendly and responsible," he said. Veteran dies LONDON (UPI) - Mai. Sir Brunei Cohen, World War I veteran who was treasurer of the British Legion for 23 years and a conservative MP for 13, died at his home here Monday night. He was 78. Sen. Murphy again criticizes Wirtz' move WASHINGTON (UPD — Sen. George Murphy. R-Calif., has renewed his criticism of Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz for not meeting California growers' demands for Mexican farm workers. When asked his views on a proposal to recruit high school students for farm work, Murpliy termed the use of athletes ini connection with the appeal a' "publicity stunt." The former Hollywood actor also criticized the detailed contracts which he said the labor depailmenl wants farmers to! make with individual harvest! workers. "The contract is longer than the one I had when 1 worked; for MGM." he said. "It's thei most ridiculous thing I've ever seen. Young Red deserter sees Russian SONG BE, South Viet Nam (UPD—A youtliful Viet Cong deserter who tipped off the government to a major Communist attack against this provincial capital Tuesday said today that he met a Russian correspondent in a Viet Cong stronghold last month. Nguyen Van Ton, 20, was one of four Communist soldiers who deserted their imits before the Viet Cong attack which took the lives of five American advisers. He said the Russian was named Ivan Esnot and said he was ordered to escort the Russian on military operations. He said he met him in the notorious Communist stronghold known as Zone C. or the Duong Minh Chau secret zone. His was the first eyewitness report of any Russians with the Viet Cong in Soutli Viet Nam. Ton also rejjorted seeing .Australian writer Wilfrwl Burchett. a well-known Communist jour-; nalist. and a French woman hei identified as Madeleine Riffaud.i He said he had not seen or heard of any Chinese with the Viet Cong. CAPE KENNEDY (UPD—A successful soft landing on the moon by Russia's Luna 5 probe| today would give the Soviet Union more than a four-month lead over the United States. America's first attempt to land a spacecraft gently on the lunar surface is now scheduled for early October. The initial U.S. lunar lander, the first of four Project Sur-. veyor lest models, will weigh; about 2.250 pounds — a half ton! less than Russia's Luna .5—andj will carry no scientific instru-j ments. j But Surveyor-1 will l)c{ equipped with two television i cameras — one to photograph the moon during the craft's approach and the other to scan the lunar landscape after landing, i Carry Third Camera ' Three later Surveyors, set for launch in 1967, will carry a' third camera and a full complement of scientific equipment: to sample and analyze thCj moon's crust, detect moon-, quakes, count meteoroids and; measure the hardness of the moon's surface. j The United States moved j ahead in moon exploration with! three successful Ranger televi-| sion probes that produced a total of 17,259 unique pictures of the lunar surface. The last in the series, Ranger-9, hit within 2.7 miles of its pinpoint target in the crater Alphonsus on March 24. Rangers' photographs, which were made available to Soviet scientists, showed that the moon is smooth enough for lunar landings. But it is up to Surveyor, and possibly Luna 5, to sec if the lunar surface is hard enough. The 808-pound Rangers crashed into the moon's surface as planned al speeds of nearly 6.000 miles per hour after flashing their pictures back to earth. Surveyor spacecraft will approach the moon at about the same speed afler a 66-hour trip, but will carry a large solid fueled rocket and three smaller liquid-fueled rockets to brake its descent. Altitude sensing radar will Iriggcr Surveyor's land rockets when the craft comes within 60 miles of the lunar surface. Al a height of about 13 feet above the moon's surface, the rockets are designed to shut off and the crafl will fall to the lunar surface at about 14 m.p.h. landing on three spidery legs with crushable metal pads to cushion the impact. After landing. Surveyor will be ordered by radio command from earth to point its solar panels toward the sun and a high-powered radio antenna to earth. Its television camera will then begin to survey the moon's surface. Funeral mass held for Mrs. yager in Pasadena P.ASADENA (UPI)-A mcm-i orial funeral mass will be celebrated today for Jlrs. Eileen Jeffers Yager, 61, who presumably drowned last Thursday while honeymooning on a yacht' with her husband of four days.[ Superior Court Judge Thomas Yager. .Mrs. Yager, adopted daughter of a railroad magnate, disappeared from the bridge of the couple's rented yacht while, crossing the Catalina Channel.; .An open Coast Guard hearing into the drowning will be held Thursday. Mrs. Y a ge r had inherited about S5C0.000 from her late father in 1953. Judge Yager said he would expand the scope of a tax - free foundation he and his bride j planned as a joint project. The 47 - year - old judge said; the trust fund contains a bal-i ance of more than SIOO.OOO. ; He told an interviewer he; would not accept anytliing from his wife's estate, and would de- vole his altention to the foundation. I "One of the greatest .ioys wu promised ourselves in our future married hfe was the administration of this fund," Ya-j ger said. He said they wanted to "help young students toi achieve their ambitions. I shall continue this alone, now," he said. On March 3, the Yagers put! tlieir properties and holdings in-! to joint tenancy. i Negro leaders call for rally in Houston By United Press International Negro leadei's in Houston, jubilant about a school board invitation to discuss stepped - up classroom integration, today i called for a massive rally to toughen their position. "The most important thing is our joy of this first recognition of our needs by the school board." one leader s;iid. I Negroes met behind closed doors Tuesday night to lay plans to increase the pressure against the school .'-system. .A spokesman said before the meeting that a boycuti ••will he repeated — ynu cm believa that." .\ cla.'^srooni bnycoll Monday look 9.000 sl\idcnts out of fixe I Negro high schools and inlcgra- ijon leaders called il 90 per cent successful. Hmiston is under a gradc-a-year integration plan tluil has grme through kindergarten and five grades. In other integralion acliviiic,>. Dr. Martin Luther King .Ir. vowed Tuesday lo keep up the pressure in his voter rcgistr :i- tion drive in Alabama "until (Continued on Page 41 Most striking grape pickers back to work THERMAL (UPI) — Most of the 1.000 striking laborers in the Coachella Valley grape vineyards returned to work Inday following a tentative agreement to increase wages Irom SI.25 to Si.40 an hour. However, pickets slill remained al two vineyards today, the Melpack Rach here and the Wagner Ranch al Oasis. A fcil- eral mediator was reported In be attempting to scUlc Iho disputes. Growers IcnUitivcly asrcril to a 15 cent an hour incro ^isc. Farm worker recruit program wins approval SAN JOSE (UPD-A plan to^ try to recruit domestic farmj workers was agreed on Tuesday by Salinas area strawberry growers, the slate Department of Labor Farm Placement Bureau and the Mexican-.American Unity Council. A spokesman for the unity council said the plan was hammered out in a conference held here. The strawberry growers agreed to pay the salary of three recruiters for 30 days, to provide daily transportation from San Jose lo the fields, and to provide working conditions and pay stipulated by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state service agreed to provide a recruiting office and clerical help as well as mem-| hers of its s t a f f. The unity council said its role will be to promote the trial 30 - day program by encouraging farm workers to go into the fields. The effort will not be limited to Mexican - Americans, a spokesman said, but will be aimed at all w'orkers. SEATO in sect maneuvers M.ANILA (UPD — Six member nations of- the Southcj.^t .Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) today launched naval maneuvers in the South China Sea. France and Pakistan boycotted the exercise, called "Operation Sea Horse." Thirty - four ships and 130 planes from the six nations participating pulled out of .Manila Bay lo lesl SE.ATO's capabilily in moving out a military convoy lo aid an enemy-lhrcatened country. At least 15,000 troops from the United States, Britain, Australia, Thailand, The PhiUp- pines and New Zealand w-ere taking part in "Sea Horse." Chaudet services HOLLYWOOD (UPD - Ma-| sonic funeral rites were schcd-i uled this afternoon in 1 lolly-i wood Cemetery' Chapel of the Psalms for silent screen director Louis William Chaudet. Chaudet. 81, died Monday in Burbank Convalescent Hospital. Shastri visits Moscow MOSCOW (UPI) — Prime Minister Lai Baliadur Shasiri of India arrived here today io begin an official eight-day visit to the' Soviet Union. The visit is expected to strengthen ties between India and the Soviet Union at a time when relations between India and the United States have soured.

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