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fa cU 75th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1965 $1.50 Per Month Thirty-Six Pages 10 Cents BIG GUN — Artillerymen of the 173rd Airborne Division prepare for action against tfie Viet Cong as tfie paratroopers swing into their first field operations since their arrival In Viet Nam. (UPl Coblephoto) Forty U.S. in No. Viet Nam bomb SAIGON (UPI)-Forty U.S. Navy planes bombed targets in North Viet Nam today in another raid that underscored American determination to press on with the air war against the Hanoi regime. It was the second consecutive day of air strikes on North Vietnamese territory following a six-day pause to watch for signs of Communist readiness to negotiate a settlement. There were no signs. In South Viet Nam, a large force of U.S. Army paratroopers swept through the Vietnamese countryside today in an area known to be crawUng with Communist guerrillas. Today's air raid inflicted "severe damage" on military barracks and a mihtary radio station, according to an American spokesman. Navy pilots operating from the aircraft carrier Coral Sea reported three buildings de-| stroyed and the supply area heavily damaged in an attack on barracks at Hoan Lo, about! 40 miles north of the border with the South Viet Nam. The spokesman said a separate strike on the Chanh Ho region, near Hoan Lo, destroyed a power house, damaged another building and left the administration building in flames. A total of 50 tons of bombs and rockets were dumped on the two targets. Pilots said they encountered only light anti-aircraft fire. No enemy aircraft were sighted and all planes returned safely to the Coral Sea from the 45- minute raid, the spokesman said. First of War The operation by the American paratroopers was the first of the war for the 173rd Airborne Brigade, a combat-ready unit which arrived in So u t li tal. Both Bien Hoa and Vung Tau are already well defended by Viet Nam earhcr this month to 140 miles southeast of the capi- guard air bases near Saigon. The helicopter arlift was officially billed as a training exercise, but there was no guarantee i the South Vietnamese army, a that it would not develop mtoifact which has led to wide- a clash with the Viet Cong. ! spread reports that the para- Detalis Secret troopers are prepared to switch Although exact details wercjfrom security duties to regular shrouded by military secrecy, it,combat action against the Corn- was disclosed that hundreds ot'munists. paratroopers were involved and| Today's training operation that the landing zone was many j was viewed as a sort of bapti.-ra miles from the Bien Hoa air base — the brigade's headquarters. A spokesman said the para- by fire for the .American troops. In Saigon, inteUigence officers reviewing Tuesday's air raid against North Viet Nam said troopers will march back to; U.S. Navy planes destroyed 90 Bien Hoa on foot, fighting their] per cent of the military bar- way through Viet Cong positions'racks surrounding an oil depot if necessary. ; and damaged all of its petrol- A spokesman said the action :eum storage tanks, {was the brigade's first fuU-sealej The alVack ended a six - day "air mobile" operation. The | suspension of air strikes against |3.500-man unit is assigned to se-'North Vietnamese targets, [curity duty at the Bien Hoa! The target was Pliu Qui. 125 base 15 miles northeast of Sai-i miles south of Hanoi—the North gon and the Vung Tau airstrip!Vietnamese capital. Tough fight forecast for Junta troops seize rebel radio in Santo Domingo SANTO DOMINGO (UPI) Junta Troops seized the rebel radio station in Santo Domingo. Rebel resistance appeared to be crumbling after five days of house-to-house fighting. The head of the junta, Maj. here last April 24. 18 U. S. troops have been killed and 39 wounded, the Army said. Fighting between rival Dominican military factions resumed in downtown Santo Domingo. The new clash coincided Gen. Antonio Imbert Barreras.iivith rebel claims to have cap- was reported standing firm in Im-ed a U. S. Marine, presum- his refusal to accept either a: able in their sector, cease-fire or a reorganization of, Shooting Never Stopped the gnveinment without his. 1•^^.„ ^^.^^^ _ (irg^ l ,2 ^.g jj^p,, leadership. ! concluded here in the past two'U.S. fact-Iinding team headed; But foreign diplomats contin-j ^-eeks, but the shooting hasi^y White House adviser .AIc-i ued their efforts to enforce thei never'really stopped. The Unit-i (jeorge Bundy had specifically, truce or set up a provisional: ^Tjij ^pj "[^gg pyUpj] 3 jl^ij.j; proposed a Guzman regime, but! compromise government to end^ (.gase.fji-e because of the recent; H'e jtmta sources said the sug-j the fighling. i resumption of heavv fighting. | gestion had been made. ; trol an important ralbdng .point, ^> Mann and ^n.. ^nt-j to get Communists in the government. Do you want another Cuba? . . . "We don't believe Guzman is a Cominunisl, but we think he may be friendly toward them." Imbert himself, when interviewed by UPI correspondent Roy McGhee. said he would never agree "to step aside in favor of the Communists." The general denied that the Judge rules ban labor law repeal on Pay TV unconstitutional Senate Rules committee looks into Baker case Propose joint committee to study colleges W.ASHINGTON (UPI) — A; tough, close house fight is forecast for President Johnson's proposal to repeal the section of the Taft-Hartley Act permitting state "right-to-work" law^s. Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass.. who supports the President's proposal, has saidj that five or 10 votes might de-| eido wlicther the House a])proved the plan. In a labor message to Congress Tuesday the President stepped into one of the nation's hottest labor controversies by calling for repeal of Taft-Hartley Section Ul). This permits states to ban union shops and organized labor has demanded its repeal. But the National Association WASHINGTON (UPI) — The-an outgrowth of the long in- Senate Rules Committee, withhi'""y 'nf "'e financial affairs its special counsel under heavy'"^ ^''^"I,- f"""*^"" secretary tu „ ,,. ... i Senate Democrats. Republican fire, meets today toi Tuesday turned down' . . _ . . _ discuss the highly controversial: a challenge by Williams toiat the University of California draft report on the Bobby Bak-i either endorse on the Senate! and the state colleges by a joint SACRAMENTO (UPI) — A "broad inquiry" into problems for the fight against the junta.! nneans he thinks the mill- For weeks, the radio has broad-i'^'-J' ="-"Sgle here is going his case antijunta and anti-American ^.^^^ . ^ ^^^^^^^^ piograms , ^ , , ., ,, „ gime said Tuesday the general The junta knocked it off he: J ^ air by an air raid and a S ou" i, ^„ 'p„i„„ t^at he resign in fa- attack in recent days. Toda>, ^ compromise govern- ""R^ebefc L'F ancisco Caama-^ ,-nt headed by former Agricul- no Deno told United Nations '"•"'^ Antonio Guzman, diplomats he was willing to ac- A spokesman said the junta cept a cease-fire but threatened believes any government Guz- to fight to the end "even if man might form would mcvita- there is a holocaust." bassador to Santo Domingo John Bartlow Martin, left for Washington Tuesday night to report ; on the situation. First workers arrive in Salinas of Manufacturers and tlie U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with the -National Right to Work Committee, have served notice they would fight any effort to repeal the section. A. U. S. Army source said ; bly be infiltrated by Commu- ' nists. four paratroopers and a Marino, ''^ou '"^,f' '^f-'' were wounded in action Tues-I sides so quickly, ' the spokes- iMnn» renorted serious, man said. "Now you are trymg day. None was reported serious. Since the crisis developed Weather Redlands Today 12 p.m. Reading! Highest 85, Lowest 53 One Year .Ago Highest SS, Lowest 52 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5;44 a.m. — 7;47 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Low clouds and local fog night and mornings becoming mostly sunny in afternoons today and Thursday. Lows tonight in mid 50s. Slightly cooler Thursday. U .S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast There will be considerable low- cloudiness over coastal waters Floods easing in San Antonio after 11 in. rain S.ALINAS (UPI) — Nearly 400: Mexican workers who were per-; mitted to enter California because of a crisis in farm labor arrived today in two trouble spots, the Salinas and San Joaquin Valleys. They are part of the 1.500 foreign workers permitted to enter California to engage in the strawberry harvest in the Salinas area and the asparagus harvest in the San Joaquin Valley. The Imperial Valley Farmers c ,N- lA -rrivrn T„,- ,-TTr>i\ , Association said that more Mcx- SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (UPn-^j^.^^ l,^ processed today spokesman not known SACRAMENTO (UPI) —Superior Court Judge Irving H. Perluss today ruled unconstitutional California's ban on pay-television. Judge Perluss said Proposition 15. passed by the voters 2-1' last November, violated free speech sections of the U.S. and the California Constitutions. The suit challenging the proposition was filed by the owners of Subscription Television. Inc.. which had operated in Los Angeles and San Francisco until i the measure was approved. Perluss noted that the proposition, now a part of the state constitution, did not actually ban pay-TV. It simply outlawed making a charge for the service. "This is like saying you can distribute newspapers but you can't make a charge. It would be ridiculous to say this is not violating fredom of the press," he said. Perluss did not rule on the validity of Subscription T\"s argument that the proposition robbed it of a right to remain in busi-l HONOLULU (UPI) — Marine ncss. lor ^'icials have started consulting However, he expressed doubts I «''t-h civdian moving firms on about the validity of this argu- problem of relocating the ment. largely because the courts! some 6,000 dependents of the have been reluctant to infringe! men of the First Marme Bng- on legislative regulation of alll^de. economic activity. Perluss heard oral arguments on the case May 14. At the time, attorneys representing the state Department of Justice and Fox West Coast Theaters argued that pay television was a "clear and distinct threat to free television" and that voters had the right to prohibit its operation. er investigation. D-N.C, has promised to review floor charges and criticisms in the report or repudiate McLen- Marines' families face big moving problem Chairman B. Everett Jordan.; don's draft, "line by line, word by word"! The North Carolina senator the draft report approved by j refused lo speak while WilUams special counsel Lennox P. Mc-|held the floor. Later, he said it Lendon. | would be "highly out of order The draft has never been to exchange in a discussion unmade public. It is reported.!til the committee has acted.' however, to reflect on the role Williams said that the com- of Sen. John J. Williams, R-|mitteo Democrats either did Del., in the investigation and leave the implication that Williams withlield information. Republican members have not support the allegations in the report or "do not have the guts" to air their criticism. "To me silence speaks louder than denounced the draft, wdiich is i words." he said. Katienbach asks law to curb mail sale of guns W.ASHINGTO.N (UPI)—Ally. Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach told Congress today that a proposed law to curb mail order sales of guns is needed in the nationwide battle "against rape and robbery and muggings and murder." .iecided today to broaden President Johnson's $4 billion excise tax reduction to eliminate the 10 per cent tax on new cars by 19B9. Housing: The House Banking Senate - Assembly committee was proposed today by the state's legislative leaders. Sen. H u g h M. Burns. D- Fresno, president pro tempore of the upper chamber, and Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh, D - Inglewood. called for the study at their weekly news conference. "I'm all for such an inquiry at this time." Burns said. "I think it's the proper way to proceed but I'm not proposing to force a legislative inquiry over ever yonc's opposition," said Unruh. The committee apparently would look into the December free speech student demonstra- tins at the university's Berkeley campus and study other administrative problems. "We are confronted with a growing mass of information, some of it contradictory, tending to indicate that the state legislature must be fully drawn into the discussions of how our Katzenbach said, that "as' Johnson's S6 billion housing long as I live" he will not be I program which includes a plan able to forget that it was a • to pay rent subsidies to the mail order rifle that k i 11 e d| needy. The committee general- President John F. Kennedy. | ly left intact the President's Appearing before a Senate! request for a four-year exten- Committee today approved a | state university and colleges are revised version of President "Pirating and what corrective I'he threat of heavy 1 showers cased today '.'"'"'Jf!--,and Thursday. A , . „. added that it was I flood-plagued city Waters bo-|^^.,^gj, ,1,^ importation of all the :gan to recede in low-ying dis-( Mexicans would be com- :tncts and traffic returned toi ^^^^^ „ ,j,^t normal in the downtown area.j^,^^ ^^^^^.^ wrapped up About 100 persons spent the ^ sometime persons night in sheUers. They face a today. U.S. Labor Secretary W. Wil -I massive cleanup mob when the! ^'^™,,^^^!^'^I'^ " ."-i water drains from their ^or^es.^^^^ ^^^^^^ "^^l No damage estimate was,fjcjeni supply of domestic laborj made by U.S. Rep Henry B.!;^ the two areas. Both thej Gonzalez, D-Tex., who made a;strawberry and asparagus grow- lour of his hometown and said;grs have claimed their crops' he "Will summon every source,are. rotting away because of a! avadable from the federal gov-|]g(,]j labor. ' con-; '. I and immediate coastal sections of Southern California Thursday 1 crnment" to alleviate the , with onlv partial afternoon clear-! ditions in San .Antonio. ' 1 1 1 i 1 ing. Coakal and intermediate val-l The Weather Btireau forecastj HaiabV aSKS levs will have night and morn- J a few light showers for San An-i » low clouds and local fog but,tonio, but said_ the immediatej jJegiSIOn On fast airliners mg I threat of was over. More than he fresh, heavy rains! mostly sunny afternoons. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period end-jfeil Tuesday, paralyzing most of! 11 inches of rain ing at 4 a.m. High Low Precip. Boston 59 48 .08 Chicago 72 54 .42 Cincinnati 82 59 .82 Denver 66 45 Des Moines 76 44 Fairbanks 60 39 Fort Worth 79 66 .09 Helena 62 35 Kansas City 77 60 .05 Las Vegas 93 70 Los Angeles 75 57 Minneapolis 63 37 New York 73 55 Oklalioma City 86 66 Omaha 66 48 Palm Springs 101) 63 Sacramento 86 56 Salt Lake City 76 46 San Francisco 58 52 Seattle 65 48 Washington 79 57 the city. Hundreds of low- income families on the city's west side were routed from their homes by the floodwaters. Many saved only what they could carry. Shacks and shanty houses were swept off their foundations by the rampaging waters of usually docile creeks. Olmos Creek. Salado Creek, San Pedro Creek, Mud Creek ALBUQUERQUE (UPI) Najeeb E. Halaby, retiring federal aviation administrator, Tuesday urged President Johnson to make the "tough decision" to develop 2,000 mile-an - hour airliners to handle e.xpanding travel in the 1970s. •A report proposing steps for developing such planes, which would more than triple present airliner .speeds, has been sent and Alazona-.Apache Creeks all. to the White House by a special left their boundaries. I government committee headed Torrential rains kept up most! by Defense Secretary Robert S. ol the day, slacked off for a fewj McNamara. hours, and then began again latej Opponents of the controversial Tuesday night. The rains contin-! supersonic transport (SST) proj- ued to fall early today. The San Antonio bureau warn sd that "new and heavy rains would cause flooding again today." ect have "seriouslr overstated" the safety and other problems involved, Halaby told the annual Aviation - Space Writers Association News Conference. Exploding car kills youth in Pennsylvania HAZLETON, Pa. (UPI) - It was election day and Michael Ruggiero. 17, was home from school. Mike's mother had to do some grocery shopping so he decided to give her a lift in dad's car. Jlike walked to the firehouse where his father, a power shovel operator for a strip mining firm, was on duty Tuesday as an election judge and got the key to the 1958 model car, parked only half a block aw^ay. The youth turned on the ignition and the car was blasted to bits in a puff of black smoke. Mike was killed instantly. An FBI team joined Hazleton and state authorities today in an effort to fmd out what type of explosion caused Mike's death. Authorities were unable im.- mediately to determine a motive in the case. They said neither Ruggiero nor his had any known enemies nor had either received any Lhreats. The blast rocked a residential area and sent bits of metal flying in all directions. Mike, one of eight Ruggiero children, was a member of the high school track team and tuba player in the band. He was scheduled to be graduated June 7. The brigade was sent from its KJaneohe Marine Corps Air Station home base last March for dilty in the Far East. Most of the brigade units are now in South Viet Nam under command of the Third Marine Amphibious Force. Last week the dependents at Kaneohe were advised that the transfer is permanent and the I unit will not return to Kaneohe. It will lose its identity and will be replaced in Hawaii by anoth- I er First .Marine Brigade, i .^s soon as the permanent transfer orders are formally issued, the 6.000 dependents still in Hawaii will have 60 days in which to make their decisions. The Marine Corps figures there are about 1,700 families invoh'ed in the transfer and a conference was held Tuesday with representatives of Honolulu's major moving firms. They estimate that they would have to move about 30 families a day to complete the transfer. It will be difficult, one mover said, but it can be done. judiciary subcommittee Katzenbach said a new gun law is needed because mail order sales of firearms "make murder easy." Other congressional news: Taxes: The House Ways & Means Committee tentatively Father, son after days at sea sion of present slum clearance and public housing programs. Baker: The Senate Rules Committee appeared ready to- Jay to eliminate all criticism of Sen. John J. Williams, R-Del.. from its report on the Bobby Baker investigation. A motion to that effect was blocked by adjournment of tlie committee today but it was learned that a majority supported it. Voting Rights: Senators were expected to vote today to insert in the adminislration voting rights bill measures, if any. should he undertaken to improve that operation," Unruh said. Earlier this week. Assemblyman Don Mulford, R-Piedmont, GOP caucus chairman, called for a legislative study of problems at the University of California. Mulford authored a controversial bill passed by the Senate Tuesday to allow university officials to eject potential troublemakers from the campus. Particularly sorry MANILA (UPI)-.-\n can resident of Guam and his 20-year-old son, blown out to sea by a storm on .April 11. have been rescued in Philippine waters after drifting 1.500 miles across the Pacific on an improvised raft. Filipino officials identified the Americans as Frank H. Gushing, 62, and his son, Frank Jr. They said a police patrol boat plucked the Cushings from their raft off northern Luzon DAVENTRY, England (UPI) —Architect Thomas Albert Davenport, fined S5.60 for illegal parking Tuesday wrote the a declaration thatj court: "I am particularly sorry <tate and local poll taxes arei about this, as I was one of the '•'m abridgement of the right to officials who mapped out the re- Ameri-|vote. istricted parking areas. Reagan says he's willing to run for governor thought of being a potential gubernatorial candidate while Shell was actively exploring the possibility. "I did on several occasions Twins drown in pool LA CANADA, Calif. (UPI)Twins Christopher and Courtland Jones, 2, drowned Tuesday in only two feet of water in a neighbor's partially completed swimming pool, sheriff's depu ties reported. The twins were the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Jones, who have six surviving children. Deputies said the twins ap parently stumbled into the pool. Surprise move PITTSBURGH (UPI) — In a surprise move, David J. McDonald announced today that he v;ouM not contest the United Steelworkers (USW) election which ousted him as president. MILW.AUKEE, Wis. UPI) — .Actor Ronald Reagan put himself forward Tuesday as a man who could unify the RepubUcan Party in California and indi- LuronTsrand'atT'a"mV*Monda5-i<=,^'«' ^«s willing to seeklanswer people who suggested (1 nm Sundav EDT) "''^ ^'^^ nomination for gover -'Oiy candidacy by saying that .A spokesman for 'the U.S. \^°^ "'^s interested and that per- Embassy the father health sDokesman for the U.S.i=^<""- Joe was interestea ana tna per- ssy in Manila reportedl Reagon, a supporter of Barry;P^Ps my best service could be ither and son "in goodM. Goldwater in last year's!'" supportmg hrm,' Reagan " at Calayan Island, presidential race, told a newslsa'd. "However, I never at any aljout 40 miles north of Luzon. Gushing and his son had been given up for lost more than a month ago when their 22-by-ll- foot raft, made out of empty oil drums, blew out to sea from Puto Point in Guam. Details of how the Cushings managed to survive their 37- day ordeal v/ere not immediately available. Defense Secretary Macario Peralta said they would be brought to Manila conference that "all the evidence" from political soundings in California "seemed to indicate that I was acceptable to a broad segment." Reagan addressed the Wisconsin Manufacturers Association Tuesday night and warned of "abject surrender to a big brother form of government." Yesterday in Muncie, Ind., he denied a claim by former assemblyman Joseph Shell that either later today or Thursday.!he was committed to support 'Shell for the office. time did anything that could be construed as an outright commitment." Reagan said that since last November a large number of persons had urged him to become a candidate and he was not exploring whether he could obtain a broad base of support. He added, "If some one other than myself should receive this broad-based backing, and would be the most electable candidate then certainly ... I would not be a candidate for governor. Five killed ! saying he had a commitment LUGO, Spain (UPI) — Fivelfrom Reagan, made prior to the November, 1964, election, to support the former assembly leader in the 1956 RepubUcan gubernatoiral primary. Reagan said that previous to women were killed and 43 injured Tuesday when a bus toppled over a precipice along a highway near here. The passengers were traveling to a religious festival. and would wholeheartedly sup- Shell was quoted earlier as', port that individual." Reagan said, however, ".My initial explorations and conversations lead me to feel that I can obtain the necessary support of hundreds of thousands of. disenchanted Democrats so necessary for a Republican vic- last year's election he had no]tory."

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