Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 21, 1965 · Page 7
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Ways, Means committee studies $4 billion budget By DE VAN L. SHUMWAY United Press International SACRAMENTO (UPI) — The Democratic - dominated Assem- lily Ways and Means Committee today turned its attention to the state's $4 billion budget after crusiiing Republican opposition to send tJie massive Petris- TJnruli tax reform bill to the floor. Chairman Robert W. Crown, D - Alameda, said he hoped to adopt the spending program for fiscal 1965 - 66 late today. The budget has been under a line - by-line review of ways and means subcommittees since it was sent to the legislature by Democratic Gov. Edmund G. Brown four months ago. But there have been few major cutbacks. The money will be used to pay for state and some local services during the fiscal year beginning July 1. Republicans, with their eye on the 1966 gubernatorial and legislative elections, demanded time to study the spending pro gram before voting on whether to send it to the Senate. To enforce this demand, the minority party had the swmg votes. Democrats, in control of the lower chamber by a 49-31 margin, need 54 votes to clear the bill from the Assembly. Meanwhile, Nicholas C. Petris, Democratic assemblyman from Oakland, author of the huge tax reform bill cleared by ways and means Jpte Thursday, said he planned to mhove his bill after the budget had cleared. The massive program, sup' ported by Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh but opposed as unnecessary by Governor Brown, was shoved from the OUR AKCESTOES byQuincy "I say, old chap, couldn't this changing of the guard be simplified?" Army studies program for civilian marksmanship WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Army has launched a study to assure that its big civilian marksmanship program doesn't become associated with armed political groups or criminals. The study, to be completed by Dec. 31 by the Arthur D. Little firm of research engineers headquartering at Cambridge, Mass., also is designed to accommodate the Army's practices to President Johnson's proposed Federal Firearms Control Act. There now are 32,317 Army .30 and .22 caliber rifle and 4,841 Army .45 caliber pistols out on loan to civilian marksmanship clubs, with a total membership of more than 200,000 seniors and 198,920 juniors between the ages of 12 and 18. In answer to inquiries the Army said the cost of the independent study will be $7,900. "The objective of the study is to determine the value of the program in terms of its contribution to the national defense effort," the Army said. "It is a concept of prudent management to examme operations from time to time and evaluate their effectiveness." Informed sources said, however, that the Army had become worried that the program might be associated with armed civilian groups or crime, even though precautions have been taken to exclude law violators and subversives from the marksmanship clubs. committee on a 14 - 5 vote. Two Republic a n s — Assemblymen Frank P. Belotti, Eureka, and Hale Ashcraft, Rancho Santa Fe — joined 12 Democrats fa voring the bill. Five Republicans voted against it. Unruh used the committeee hearing to toss barbs at Brown for trying to avoid a major tax increase until 1967. The governor announced last week that he needed only a five-cent - a pack cigarette tax boost and a 20 per cent tobacco tax to balance his budget. But Unruh said the delay would provide "fine grist for the Republican political mill" during next year's gubernatorial election. "If there is any message coming through loud and clear from the people of California it is that they want some relief from local property taxes," the assembly speaker said. Other action in the legislature: Parks—Governor Brown said a nearly complete rejection of his park purchase proposals by ways and means could jeopardize the state's entire park and recreation program. He asked the committee to reconsider its refusal to appropriate funds to acquire 14 of 16 park sites he had requested. Salary—The Assembly voted Thursday to raise state college faculty salaries by 10 per cent at a cost to the state totaling S7.8 million. Crown, who authored the bill, said state colleges were finding it hard to recruit new professors. Lobbyists — Assembly Rules Committee killed a bill to require legislative lobbyists to take loyalty oaths saying whether the organizations they represented had been cited on the U.S. attorney general's subversive list. Schools — The Assembly approved and sent to the Senate Thursday a bill to permit lechers of physical education, home economics and other nonacademic subjects to become school administrators. The 1961 Fisher Act required that only persons who had college majors in academic subjects could be principals or supermtendents. Viet Nam halts government coup attempt (Continued on Page 2) plot. The government - owned Viet Nam press said 10 soldiers and 20 civilians had been taken into custody. The suspected rebel killed was identified as a Capt. Huynh Tan Hung. The government announcement said that Communist Viet Cong agents were involved in the plot but gave no details. Vietnamese military police doubled the guard at Sa gon's Ton Son Nhut Airport today in an apparent attempt to apprehend any coup planners trying to flee the country. Quat said the leader of the planned coup were the same officers involved in an attempted overthrow last Feb. 19. But this time, he said, the Communists also had a hand in the plot. Leaders At Large The February coup also failed. Its principal leaders, although still at large, were condemned to death in absentia by a military court. While Saigon was m the throes of the coup alert today, U.S. Navy planes staged another raid against North Viet Nam. Four planes from the aircraft carrier Midway threaded their way through anti-aurcraft fire and a thundershower to hit two North Vietnamese PT boats with bombs and rockets. Sen. Bible working on plan for distributing dollars WASHINGTON (UPI)— The senior senator from Nevada, whose constituents include the gambling capitals of Las Vegas and Reno, said he was drafting legislation to try to keep a new issue of silver dollars out of the hands of speculators and coin collectors. "The idea is to keep the silver dollar as an item of exchange," said Democratic Sen. Alan Bible. He spoke as many in Washington were predicting that ordmary citizens would never see the 45 million new sUver dollars that President Johnson recently ordered minted. Treasury officials, among others, said they expected speculators, hoarders and com collectors to grab up the new dollars as soon as they leave the mint. Bible told UPI his legislation, still uncertain in details, would be designed to curb hoardmg, melting down or export of silver dollars, as well as to dampen speculation in silver coins. The big question today was why Johnson had ordered the coins minted if they will not end up in the cash registers, and at a time when the U.S. silver stockpile ahready is perilously low. One coin dealer took Johnson's order last Saturday to mean he wiU ask Congress to retain some silver m dimes, quarters and half-dollars. On the other hand, a Capitol HiU source saw it as Johnson's final gesture to silver mining interests before he recommends a non-silver coin. The majority opinion interpreted the order simply as a political favor by the President. The most persistent advocate of minting new silver dollars has been Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield, of the silver-producing state of Montana. He ran successfully for re election last fall. Johnson said Saturday he was carrying out "the will of Congress," which voted an unre- quested ?600 million last year for new silver dollars at the urgmg of Mansfield and other western legislators. He said the coins would be distributed "in the areas of the country where the silver dollar has traditionally been used as a medium of exchange"—that is, in the West where some of the world's biggest gambling casinos are situated. One reason collectors and speculators are interested is that the new dollars wiU be the first minted since 1935, and probably will be the last. NOW YOU KNOW By United Press International Wigs can be traced back in history as far as 3110 B. C. when they were worn by the Egyptians for reasons of cleanliness and religion, according to the Encyclopedia International. Redlands Daily Facts Friday, May 21, 1965 - 7 Show me a filter that Heh'vers the taste and I'll eat my hat." Lucky Strike Filters Mters For Results Use Facts Classified Ads S/iorf/ gets K\s name changed to Nuclear Ned ANGELS CAMP, Calif. (UPI) —Has man created a Frankenstein frog? Frog buffs waited anxiously here today on the fate of "Nuclear Ned," a possible two- pound entry in the Calaveras County international jumping frog contest from Clark County, Nevada. Ned used to bear the inauspicious monicker of Shorty — until he started to glow iu the dark. The frog was captured near the Nevada test site, the atomic proving ground for the U.S. government; Dr. James Y. Clarke, Nevada Frog Ommission physician, examined "Nuclear Ned" Wednesday and said the amphibian "was not necessarily a mutation." "But something to which he has been exposed seems to have created this strange condition," Clarke said. Because of strict California inspection laws, it was not known whether a "hot" frog •would be challenged at tlie state line should he be diagnosed radioactive. However, before Ned challenges California officials he must beat the competition today in the Nevada state championships at Tonopah, Nev. Mrs. Joy Hamann, Nevada state frog commissioner, said she would worry about getting "Ned" across the border "after we sweep the state jumpoffs. I see absolutely no problem that can't be solved." Officials here announced Wednesday that South Africa will enter a white frog with black spots in an effort to retain the title it took in the international division last year. TONOPAH, Nev. (UPI) "Nuclear Ned," who may have an atomic tiger in his tank, won the Nevada frog jumping contest Thursday with a leap of 18 feet, 9 inches. Sometime between now and Sunday, "Nuclear Ned" will be spirited by car into California by a secret route to compete in the international Calaveras County frog jumping contest. "We will not divulge the route because of implied threats of (Calif.) Gov. (Edmund G.) Brown's militia," explained Joy Hamann, who was appointed Nevada's frog, commissioner by Gov. Grant Sawyer. California officials have issued no immediate word on the frog's status. The two - pound frog from Clark County was transported here from near Las Vegas Thursday in a lead container because it was feared that "Nuclear Ned" might be radioactive. DONALD J. ACHESON Emerich and JIcDowell. Realtors, announce the association of Donald J. Acheson to the staff of their Real Estate firm at 826 Brookside. Mr. Acheson has lived in Redlands since 1920. For many years he was a partner and owner of the Bowser Mfg. Co., manufacturers of HO Gage model trains. 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