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75th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS. CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1965 $1.50 Per Month Sixteen Pages 10 Cents 11.S. shows interest in peace plan WASHINGTON (UPI) — The United States has expressed interest in an Indian peace plan for Viet Nam and is encouraging New Delhi to press for wider support of the proposal. Red China, on the otlier hand, has been attacking the idea put forward by Indian President Sarvepali Radhakrishnan w i t li mounting fury. Peking charged India with selling to "U.S. aggressors" and v "betrayal" of tlie Afro-As countries. The result, in the view of some U.S. officials, is likely to be increased sympathy for the U.S. position in Viet Nam as Red China continues to resist any proposal for endmg the fighting. Late last month, Radhakrish­ nan proposed a ceasefire in both North and South Viet Nam and the establishment of an Afro- Asian force to police the border between the two sections of the divided country. This would form a basis for negotiations in which represent- aties of the two sections would decide what they would want to do about tlie future of Viet Nam. The Tndian plan, which has been distributed to a wide number of interested nations, passed almost unnoticed in the rush of developments in the Dominican Republic. Radhakrishnan first! TARGET MOON — Spotted on the moon map are impact points for American Ranger lunar probes, straddling the area from the Sea of Clouds (2), to the Sea of Tranquility (3). The Russian Lunar 5 is believed to have been aimed at the Sea of Clouds. (NEA Telephoto) Russians tell of big soft landing difficulty MOSCOW fUPD-The Soviet army newspaper Red Star today described the "great difficulties" of landing a space ship gently on the moon but refused to admit the Luna-5 mission was a failure. The 11-2 ton moon probe ap- Heavy advance publicity that Russia would soft-land the instrument - laden "Luna - 5" on the lunar surface and thus take a vast lead over the United States in lunar e.\.pIoration had accompanied the launch. Bold Reds attack factory S.AIGON (UPI)-A bold force of Communist guerillas masquerading as South Vietnamese Marines attacked a textile factory on the outskirts of Saigon today. Other Viet Cong units engaged government forces in heavy fighting 100 miles southwest of the capital. At Da Nang, site of the big U.S. air base, guerrillas tried a new harassing lactic against American Marines. A Viet Cong sniper shot a 13-inch arrow at a Leatherneck sentry. The wound was minor and the Marine was treated and returned to duty. The daring, daylight attack on the factory near Saigon was staged by an estimated platoon of guerrillas wearing what appeared to be Vietnamese uniforms. Five Vietnamese soldiers assigned to protect the plant and three civilians were wounded. The disguised guerrillas struck just as most of the em­ ployes were leaving for lunch. The plant is located in an in- Johnson: Red China shall never succeed in Viet Nam By MERRIMAN SMITH UPI White House Reporter WASHINGTON (UPO—Presi­ dent Johnson said today the Viet Nam conflict was part of a Chinese Communist drive to take over all of Asia and he pledged: "They shall never succeed." Johnson discussed the role of Chinese Reds in a While House I lies.' for unconditional discussions. And it would clearly be in the interest of North Viet Nam to come to the conference table. For them, continuation of war without talks means only damage without conquest. "Communist China apparently desires the war lo continue whatever the cost to their al- talk to an audience of editorial cartoonists. His remarks were televised and broadcast to the nation. "Their target is not merely South Viet Nam—it is Asia," he said of the Chinese Communists. "Their objective is not the fulfillment of Vietnamese nationalism. It is to erode and discredit America's ability to help prevent Chinese domination over all of Asia. In this they shall never succeed." Johnson in his speech renewed his call for unconditional peace talks and emphasized dustrial complex only five mUesjh's proposal of a massive South from downtown Saigon. The President said there was greater need than ever for peace talks and the setting up of the aid program because no purely military solution was in sight for either side. Johnson reiterated his readiness to talk peace, then devoted most of his 20-minute speech to the U.S. proposal for "a massive, cooperative development effort for Southeast -Asia" which he first unveiled in a speech last month at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He reported that his personal representative, Eugene Black, easi Asian aid program in i was making "rapid progress" The fighting in Bac lieu prov -l "''-^ J-j-'^^^^I^-fl:? j - ince southwest of Saigon involved an estimated battalion of! When it landed, Tass report- 1 guerrillas w-ho pinned down aired the time (3:10 p.m. EDT) parently crash-landed on the. moon late Wednesday night af-ja^t' added: "During the flight ler the Russians announced inland the approach of the station advance they would try the "el-|'o Ihe moon a great deal of in- suggested it on April 24. but itjemenls" of a soft landing sys-jfo^'mation was obtained which was not until early this weekjtem, leaving them a chance toi's necessary for further elabor- tliat Retl China let loose its strong blasts. The United States countered Wednesday with a declaration that the Indian proposal was interesting, realistic, and receiving "careful consideration." Cyclone kills over 100 in DACCA, Pakistan (UPD Pakistani authorities said today that 100 pei-sons were known dead and several thousand were missing and feared dead in a cyclone and accompanying tidal wave which hit a 20,000 square mile area of East Pakistan Wednesday. Officials said reports .still had not been received from six subdivisions of the disaster area and from several hundred oO- shore islands. The tidal wave gloss over any apparent failure. "The launching of the automatic state Luna-5 is another step in our movement on the path lor a man to reach the moon," Red Star said. The article detailed the "serious engmeering problems" that must be overcome in a soft landing: the pull of the moon's gravity, the difficulty of turning on the retrorocket braking system in time, correction of last minute course mistakes^and the actual braking of the inoonship '0 a feathery landing. "To exercise the soft landing of apparatus on the moon it is necessary to slow down the speed of its fall with a braking system," Red Star said. "B u t this is not the most difficult part of tlie task. The main thing is to work out an automatic system of guiding the landmg." This left Western observers in the position of being able only ation of a system for a soft- landing on the moon's surface." Russians learned of the landing two hours later on a late- evening newscast. The Russian man-in-the-street was disappointed by the Luna news. "I must admit I'm crestfallen," said a Moscow office worker. "I thought we would hear something more. The report doesn't sound too encouraging, does it?" A student said, "it doesn't look like we have really reached the moon — too bad. But we are still ahead o£ you in space." (British scientists at the Jodrell Bank radio telescope station said flatly, "our interpretation of this is that it made a crash-landing on tlie lunar surface.") In 1959. the Russians photographed the far side of the moon and landed a flag on the surface. Since then, tlie United to speculate on the apparent j States has made all the moon failure. .A terse. 60-word announcc- headlines. lifted Vietnamese troops with heavy small arms fire. At least 15 government soldiers were wounded before air sU-ikesi forced the Communists lo lift | the attack. New fighting was reported during the night at Song Be. site of a bitter battle earhcr this week. U.S. authorities said four of five Americans killed Tuesday at Song Be were slain during (Continued on page 2i Blames Chinese Reds He blamed the Chinese Reds for blocking peace negotiations. Johnson said: "We are ready had found increasing enthusiasm at the United Nations for carrying forward the development plan. Part of the plan is an Asian development bank which the United Slates has been studying as a possibility. Johnson said this country was prepared to participate in and support the Asian bank to help finance economic progress. "And I reaffirm our desire to join with every other industrialized country, including the Soviet Union, in helping this great Asian project," he added. "I call on every industrialized country, including the Soviet Union, to create a better life for the people of Southeast Asia," he said. "Surely the works of peace can bring men together in a common effort to abandon forever the ways of war." Johnson spoke of Communist terrorists attempting to destroy humane programs of assistance in such fields as medical care and agricultural improvement. "Communist terrorists have made aid programs a special target of attack," he said in his prepared remarks. ".Agricultural stations are destroyed and medical centers burned. More than 100 Vietnamese malaria fighters are dead or miss­ ing. Our own aid officials have been wounded, killed or kid­ naped. "These are not the accidents of war. They are pari of a deliberate campaign — in the words of the Communists—'to cut the fingers off the hands of the government.' " Despite "circumstances of staggering adversity," Johnson said, economic and human progress had continued and would go on. "We intend lo continue and 'mcrease our material help to Viet Nam," he said. Johnson ticked off a long list of improvements which the South Vietnamese have made since 1954 with American as- stance. He cited doubled rice production, heavy increases in pig and corn output, establishment of new medical clinics and surgical facilities, heavily increased school enrollment and establishment of more than 700 new or rehabilitated factories. He strongly praised the Vietnamese people for making such improvements even while harrassed and attacked by the Viet Cong guerrilla forces. Scientists say too early to LOS AN G E LES UPI) Skimpy informafion on Russia's Luna 5 moon shot made it impossible Wednesday for U.S. space scientists Dr. WilUani Pickering and Werner Von Braun to comment significantly. "It's a little bit premature for us to have conclusions on this," said Pickering, director of California Institute of Technology's . The lime of landing was five|Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Iment by the official Tass news!minutes ahead of schedule, in-i"''"'^l' has charge of the Ranger Canadian woman enters plea of guilty to plot NEW YORK (UPD—A beautiful Canadian blonde today unexpectedly pleaded guilty to plotting \vitli tliree Negro extremists to blow up the Statue of Liberty, the Liberty Bell and the Washington Monument. Michelle Duclos, 27, a former television personality from Montreal, seemed almost relieved as she stood before federal Judge William B. Herlands and said: "I am guilty." She had been scheduled to gojsanto Domingo. Rebel spokesman reports on Dominican fafalities S;WsTO DOMINGO (UPI) — Five P51 fighter planes strafed Santo Domingo today. Rebel forces said the Dominican au- force under Gen. Elias Wessin y Wessin had bombed rebel-held Radio Domingo. Shooting was reported in several parts of the city. The civil war flared up again after a night in which a rebel spokesman said several loyalist troops and one rebel soldier were kiUed when loyalists attacked a rebel-held factory in on trial Monday with her three co-defendants. Specifically, she was charged with transporting 30 sticks ol A U.S. Marine was killed by rebel snipers in another action, bringing to 18 the number of American dead since U.S. troops dynamite from Montreal into i landed two weeks ago. New York City as part of the plot to destroy Uiree historic .American shrines as a violent protest to racial discrimination. UPI correspondent Malt Kenny, riding in a jeep with a group of U.S. Marines and para- A"ie'''can countries have infor area around the antenna of rebel-held Radio Santo Domingo. He said this was heavily guarded by rebels and that a few shots were fired. No casualties were reported. Death of the Marine brought to 18 the number of Americans killed since U.S. troops landed two weeks ago. Rebel sniping continued while representatives of the Organization of American States (OAS) tried to find a way to break the pohtical stalemate which has threatened to erupt into civil war between rebel and loyalist juntas. The spokesman said 82nd airborne troops were involved in eight incidents in the past 24 hours in which they were fired upon, but suffered no casualties. The Marine death occurred at the corner of Bohvar Avenue and Abraham Lincohi Avenue (Continued on page 2i Latin American countries may send token forces WASHINGTON (UPI) — Latin administraUon. By last Monday it had been shelved as prenia- raused by the cyclone was re-jagency was the only statement jdicaling the spacecraft crashed'anfl Surveyor moon programs., | man. Raymond Wood. who^i-ine positions and near the U.S. .troopers, said one of the P3i;'naUy estimated they might con-lture. but it still could be re- Thc plot was broken up by a world War II vintage fighters;'''''^"'e a total of 1.000 lo 2.000jvived. rookie New York City police-i made strafing attacks near Ma-!"'"^" f"'" '"' P "" • AmcricanI The fi ported to have devastated manyjn-hici, followed the landing of into of these. Weather Rcdlands Today (2 p.m. reading) Highest 65, Lowest 53 Rainfall: 24 hrs. .10. Season 10.44, Last Year 11.75 One Year Ago Highest S3, Lowest 50 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:48 a.m. — 7:43 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Mostly cloudy night and morning hours becoming sunny in afternoons today and Friday. Not much temperature change. Lows tonight 50-55. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast Mostly cloudy wcatlier will continue from the coast inland lo lower coastal slopes of moun- tams dui-ing the night ant't morning hours with partial clearing in the afternoons Friday and Saturday. Sunny weather will prevail in the higher moimtains and deserts wiUi some cloudiness at times. Slightly higher temperatures are expected in the coastal and intermediate valleys mountains and deserts Friday and Saturday. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24 hour perioc ending at 4 a.m. ing at 4 a.m. High Low Precip. Boston 68 50 Chicago 78 48 Cincinnati 75 44 .01 Denver 76 53 Des Moines 84 56 Fairbanks 44 30 Fort Worth 72 67 .57 Helena 77 41 Honolulu 80 72 Kansas City 86 61 Las Vegas 80 56 Los Angeles 66 57 MinneapoUs 74 45 New York 78 58 Oklahoma City 79 65 Omaha 84 55 Sacramento 90 51 Salt Lake City 74 48 San Francisco 56 50 T. Seattle 63 46 Washington 78 55 .01 the moon, instead of] Von Braun, director of the the 3.000 - pound probe late i slowing to loss than the 10: George C. Marshall Space Wednesday in the Sea of Clouds miles an hour necessary to ac-i Flight Center .\l Huntsville. region of the moon's surface. 'complLsh a soft-landing. Weekenders not enough Sfrawberry growers absolved of blame S.AN FR.ANCISCO (UPD—The Salinas Valley strawberry growers who turned away hundreds of potential workers tlie past weekend, while claiming to need 2.000 Mexican braceros. have been absolved of blame by tlie federal government. Glenn Brockway. the regional administrator of the U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Employment Security, said Wednesday niglit that the growers just could not process all the persons who turned up last Saturday lo work in the strawberry harvest. The regional administrator said that as a result of the investigation he was giving the growers "a clean bill of health." Tlie growers, he said, were "overwhelmed" by the large numbers last Saturday. He said about 3.000 persons showed up at Salmas Strawberries, Inc., but only 1,300 were hired there. Brockway also disclosed that three steps would be taken tliis weekend to avoid a recurrence of last Saturday's incident. —Those who registered last weekend but did not got to go to work would be placed imme- diatly this weekend. —Portable personnel processing stands will be set up at numerous locations. —.And Cahfornia employment depai-tnient and federal farm ! labor officials will be on hand 'to help out with the personnel i processing. Jones fefis Sukarno of his leaving Jakarta JAKARTA (UPI) — Retiring U. S. Ambassador to Indonesia Howard P. Jones, will depart May 29 for tlie United States, the American Embassy announced today. Jones conferred today with President Sukarno to inform him who his successor would be. The new ambassador has not been officially announced. Jones, U.S. representative in Jakarta for the past seven years, is resigning from the for- ign service to becme chancellor of the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii. The United Slates was the tai-get again Wednesday of new demonstrations. Several hundred Indonesians, said to be members of tlie left wing government youth front, paraded in front of the American Consu­ late in Medan, North Sumatra. They were de m on s t r a ting against the American seizure of an Indonesian vessel in California. Police prevented the demonstrators from entering tlie consulate en masse. However, the U.S. Embassy here said a small delegation met with the U.S. consul. The seizure of the ship has prompted new Communist Party calls for a full break in Indonesian-U.S. diplomatic relations. The state-owned J a k ar t a Lloyd Company announced they would demand compensation from the American government. Communist-dominated harbor workers have threatened to retaliate by seizing any American ship. However, there have been no reports that the threat has been carried out. .Ala., sid it was obvious that Luna 5 was part of Russia's plan to place a man on tlic moon. "The Russians are interested in the moon perse," Uie former German scienfist said. "I am convinced they have a well-charted plan to land a man on the moon, but I cannot speculate as to when. I don't think tliey have the hardware to land a man on the moon now—but neither do we." The two -scientists were among a group attending an aerospace seminar at the Staller-Hilton Hotel. Pickering declined to forecast any troubles for the Surveyor soft landing on the moon. Russia apparently tried but failed to make a soft lunar landing with Luna 5. "Our Surveyor is on schedule. I believe," Pickering said. In a luncheon address. Von Braun said the United Slates is advancing on schedule with its plan to attempt a manned moon landing by 1970. Garcia German. Thunderstorms in Southeast By United Press International Thunderstorms continued to drum the Southeast today while scattered showers roamed the South Atlanfic coast. .A cold front pushed across the Midwest, sending temperatures below freezing in Michigan. Near 5 inches of rain drenched Rotan, Tex., Wednesday, flooding streets and forcing some 50 families from their homes. Hail also fell during the 90-minute deluge. Five inches fell at Westex, Tex., covering highways, and Roby, Tex., picked up 4 inches. -A tornado cut across U.S. S3 near Winters, Tex., but caused no injuries. A thundershower dumped nearly a half inch of rain on Jacksonville, Fla., during the night. Rain was occurring in the Southeast today from near Cape Hatteras, N.C., to northeastern Florida. risked his life lo infiltrate the | Embassy, group — banded togclhcr as; jignuel the Black Liberation Front-as: ^^^^,^3^ j^, ^i,^ ^p^,, an undercover agent. -leommand, said 40 loyaUst soldiers accompanied by a tank tried to penetrate a vegetable oil factory guarded by the rebels north of the U.S. corridor and that the attackers were repulsed and the tank captured. There was no immediate report from the loyalist military junta on the reported action but there were unofficial reports of skirmishes in that area Wednesday. Garcia also reported that 43 loyalist junta troops under lieutenants named Piantini and Echavarria who had been guarding a nail factory on Maximo Gomez Ave. defected to the rebels. This area is considerably north of the U.S. corridor. Garcia said the second inci- ident came when someone ap- j parently tried to infiltrate ttie Air-sea search begins for two men S.AN DIEGO (UPI) — An air- sea search was started for two men reported aboard a Navy F4B Phantom jet which crashed in the ocean today 30 miles west of Pt. Loma. The plane from the Miramar Naval Air Station carried a pilot and a radar intercept officer. Their names were with- j held pending notification of next of kin. A Navy spokesman said the plane disappeared from a radar conlrol scope shortly after 10 a.m. ;urcs mentioned .so far peace force in the Dominican,for possible Latin American Republic, diplomatic sources!troop contributions were gencr- said today. I ally only estimates — not firm There were some hopes thai very small token units of Latin .American military or police forces might be sent to the Dominican Republic by tliis weekend. Bui it appeared that considerably more organization and time would be needed to put together a hemisphere force which could in any meaningful way take over the role of the American Marines and paratroopers now in the country under U.S. command. There remained a possibility, however, of an early token withdrawal of some of these 22.000 U.S. troops even before a hemisphere force was created. This was discussed last week in the pledges. They came from about 10 countries. Brazil's estimate of about 800 was the largest. The majority were under 100, with the tentative offers ranging as low as 20. As of Wednesday m'glit only Honduras had made a formal offer of forces to Dr. Jose A. Mora, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS). It did not say how many men might be sent or how soon. The OAS passed a historic resolution one week ago to set up the hemisphere's first joint peace-keeping force. It has yel to announce any plans or details for establishing the "unified command" called for in the resolution. Kennedys in London for dedication ceremonies LONDON (UPI) — 11 was a kind of "homecoming" for Robert and Edward Kennedy. For Jacqueline Kennedy it was a time to remember happier days. \nA for little Caroline and John Jr. it was a time to learn. The Kennedy family arrived here Wednesday night to attend ceremonies dedicating Britain's John F. Kennedy Memorial — a simple monument at historic Runnymede. Queen Elizabeth 11 wiU unveil the memorial Friday on hallowed ground where King John signed the Magna Carta 750 years ago. After the ceremony, Mrs. Kennedy, the Kennedy brothers and the two children wUl have tea at Windsor CasUe with the Queen and Prince PhUip. Sens. Robert and Edward are no strangers to England. They lived here during the war when their father, Joseph P. Kennedy, was U.S. ambassador to the court of St. Jame's. Mrs. Kennedy has been a frequent visitor to London. Her sister. Princess Lee Radziwill, lives in London in a big house not far from Buckingham Palace. Today. Mrs. Kennedy took the children to the palace to watch the colorful changing of the guard ceremony. Princess Radziwill and her two children went along. The master of the palace household, Maj. Sir Mark Milbank, was informed by police when the Kennedys lined up outside the railings to watch and immediately invited them inside. The children were given soft drinks in the little rooms by the privy purse door where the visitors book is kept. Then they walked into the forecourt to see the new guard march in. For Caroline, 7, and "Joiin- John," 4,- it was something of a new experience — flying to London from New Y'ork in a special White House jethner. It is probable that Mrs. Kennedy has carefully explained the significance of the Runnymede memorial to the two children, telling how the Magna Carta stands as one of the historic touchstones of freedom and justice. KENNEDY MEMORIAL - Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy and children John Jr. and Caroline are in England with other members of the Kennedy family for the dedication by Queen Elizabeth of a memorial 1o President Kennedy. The site is Runnymede, the meadow where the Magna Carta was signd 750 years ago. (NEA Telephoto)

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