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75th Year fa d$ Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY. MAY 22, 1965 $1.50 Per Month Ten Pages 10 Cents MARINES IN SANTO DOMINGO - U. S. Marines at Checkpoint Dallas, man their sandbagged position along George Washington avenue on Santo Domingo waterfront as U.S. carrier Boxer lies off shore. Undersecretary of Defense Cyrus R. Vance denied this week allegations that U.S. troops had supported Dominican Junta forces in fighting against the Rebels. (UP! Telephoto) Executive plane flies LA.-N.Y. roundtrip 10 hrs. V.W NLTi'S, Calif. (UPI) — John M. Conroy chalked up an other record Friday v/hen he piloted his executive-type jet plane round trip to New York and back in 10 hours, 22 minutes, and 54 seconds. Ten years ago Conroy was the first man to fly across the nation and back on the same day—then in a military jet. He was flying a single-seat North .•\merican FSB Sabrejet fighter and was timed in 11 hours, 26 minutes and 33 seconds. On Friday's flight, the 44- year-old Conroy, president of Aero Spacelines Inc., flew an Eight-Place I^ear 23 twin-engine jet. He took along two friends and his three children. Bucking 80 mile an horn- headwinds on the return trip, Conroy averaged 550 miles an hour. He flew the west-east leg in an unofficial time of 5 hours and 8 miiiutes. including a stop at Wichita, Kan. After a quick lunch in New York, Conroy and his passengers reboarded the jet and took off for Los Angeles. They made one refueling stop in Tulsa, Okla. Sfo/en Goye porfralf of SNAP 10A has shut down WASHINGTON (UPI)— SNAP lO.A, tlie nation's first nuclear reactor in space has "shut down for reasons not known at llie present." the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) said Thursday. Weather Kedlands Today 111 a.m. Reading^ Highest 58. Lowest 48 One Year Ago Highest 84, Lowest 51 Tomorrov,-'s Sunrise and Sunset 5:42 a.m. — 7:49 p.m. San Bernardino Valley: Sunny Sunday. Gusly winds today. A little cooler today and tonight. Highs 65-70. Lows 45-50. Not quite so cool Sunday. U.S. Weather Bureau Southern California: Partly cloudy today. Few showers mountains and northern desert. Mostly sunny on Sunday, gusty west to northwest winds today. Slightly cooler most areas except immediate coast today. Not quite so cool west portion Sunday. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ending at 4 a.m. High Low Precip. Boston Chicago Cincinnati Denver Fort Worth Helena Honolulu Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles Minneapolis New York LONDON (UPI) — A portrait of the Duke of Wellington by the Spanish painter Goya which was stolen from the National Gallery 3'/2 years ago has been recovered and returned to the gallery, it was announced today. The thief, who had been demanding a "ransom" payment for the return of the painting, sent an anonymous letter to a London newspaper this week saying it was in the checkroom of a Birmingham railway station. The claim check was enclosed. Birmingham police picked up the painting at 2 a.m. today and rushed it to London for examination. ScoUand Yard and the National Gallery, in a joint statement a few hours later, said the portrait had been recovered. "(It) appears to be in good condition," the announcement said, "but will not be exhibited until it has been subjected to expert examination." The painting had been wrapped in brown paper and protected by cardboard and wood shavings. It was left in the railway check room May 5 conduct new WASHINGTON (UPI)-One oil ihe nation's leading nuclear ex-l perls suggests that Communist| China may explode two or three more nuclear test devices in coming months. Physicist Ralph E. Lapp also sa.vs the Red Chinese may be testing fission triggers needed to explode H-bombs. Lapp, wlio worked in the wartime A-bomb project, told UPI in an interview Friday that Red China has enough fissionable uranium-235 to make one H- bomb trigger or one A-bomb a month. Lapp suggested that the May 14 test. China's second since Oct. 16, 1964, was part of a series of tests to develop thcj fission triggers. He also reiterated a previous estimate that the Chinese Reds can produce an H-bomb by the winter of 1966-67. Sacramento Seattle Washington 60 47 81 56 83 58 70 53 85 68 58 44 83 76 83 68 88 55 71 52 75 49 72 53 87 66 100 60 70 54 76 53 58 51 64 — 73 57 Bed assassins slay Guatemala oov't. Cloture filed to cut off Senate debate WASHINGTON (UPI) — The Senate moved closer today toward a cloture- sliowdown. its leadrship confident they have the two-thirds majority necessary to cut off debate on voting rights legislation. Under a cloture petition filed by the leadership Friday, a vote is automatically set for Tuesday afternoon. Approval would limit each senator to one hour's speaking time and clear the way for possible final action on the bill by the end of next week. If adopted, the cloture motion would mark the second time in two years the Senate has employed the little-used method to force action on a civil rights measure. Last year the Senate voted 71 to 29 to end a four- month southern filibuster against the civil rights act of 1964. GU.\TE.M.\LA CITY. Guatemala I UPI "—Terrorists believed to be communists assassinated Guatemala's vice minister of national defense Friday in a bold daylight ambusli carried out with! gangland precision. The murder of Col. Ernesto Molina Arreaga in a Guatemala suburb raised to new heights political tension in this already- troubled Central .American republic. Officials said Molina's car was machinegunned in the outskirts of this capital about noon. .07 Soviets attack Israeli Jews MOSCOW (UPI) — The Soviet Union has stepped up its campaign to discourage contacts between Israeli diplomats and Russian Jews by launching a personal attack against Israeli Ambassador Yosef Te- Ikoah. Friday niglit the government newspaper Izvestia accused Tekoah of handing out pro - Israeli literature and trinkets in the Black Sea port of Odessa, where there is a sizable Jewish population. Young mother follows family tradition S.-\N DIEGO, Calif. lUPl' — Mrs. Linda Dotson followed family tradition Friday in giving birth to her first child at Mercy Hospital here. Mrs. Linda Dotson's S-pound, 14-ounce daughter was born m the room directly across the hall from wliere her mother and mother-in-law were roommates 18 years ago. She and her husband were born on JIarch 26, 1947 in the hospital and the same five nurses wlio cared for them now are caring for their daughter in the same nursery. Un-American Activities probe moved by judge CHICAGO (UPI) — An abandoned court building was pre pared ha.slily today for hearings of the House Un-.American Ac tivities Committee, which was denied use of Chicago's new federal building. Protests against the hearings into alleged Communist activities next week increased. iThe Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, a liberal group, promptly switched its piclieting I plans to the old building and said at least 30 organizations planned to protest. The American Civil Liberties Union charged the committee had slandered 11 subpenaed witnesses and urged House Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass., to cancel the hearings. Chief Judge William J. Campbell of the U. S. District Court withdrew the House committee's permit to use the new federal building, located in the j heart of Chicago's downtown "Loop." on grounds that demonstrations would disrupt regular federal business. "Wlien I gave permission, 1 had no idea the congressional hearings would create such a nuisance." Campbell said. He ordered the hearings, scheduled next Tuesday through Thursday, moved to the old federal appeals court building located in a residential area of tall apartment buildings on fashionable Lakeshore Drive. The building, abandoned when the new federal building opened last year, looked desolate today. Weeds and grass stood nearly a foot high in its yard. Boards were nailed across windov/s from which air conditioners were removed. Campbell said the General Services Administration told him it could clean the building during the weekend. U.S. may use troops to keep Dominicans apart UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (UPI) — .Ambassador Adali E. Stevenson told the U. N. Security Council today that .American troops in Santo Domingo will keep the rival warring forces there apart "by force if necessary.'' Stevenson said he had no official confirmation that the Dominican junta had rejected appeals to extend the 24 - hour truce which halted the shooting at noon (1 p.m. EDT) Friday. But U. N. Secretary General Thant said reports from his representative on the scene "show that the situation is ominous." Stevenson told the council that according to information he had received the forces of rebel leader Col. Francisco Caamano Deno are now concentrated south of the supply corridor held by U. S. troops in the middle of Santo Domingo. "United States and OAS 'Organization of American States) forces will continue to enforce — by force if necessary — any crossing of the supply corridor or attack from the sea," he said. The U. S. has more than 21,000 paratroopers and Marines in Santo Dommgo. The U.S. stand became known less than 24 hours after it was announced that President Johnson was ready to withdraw approximately 1,700 of the American troops in Santo Domingo as soon as a 1,250-man contingent from Brazil arrived tlierc as part of an inter-.American peace keeping force. The total number of U. S. troops scheduled to be withdrawn was to be about equal to the number of troops made available for the 0.\S force byj Brazil, Nicaragua, Costa Ricaj and Honduras. The Brazilian government announced Friday it would send its troops into the Dominican Republic. Honduras already has about 250 soldiers in, the capital of Santo Domingo. Nicaragua has sent in about 170 troops and Costa Rica has sent 20 men. 1 SANTO DOMINGO (UPI) —; Junta leader Maj. Gen. Antonio i Imbert Barreras refused today to extend the 24-hour truce after its expiration at noon (Ij p.m. EDT). He did not say ifj he planned full-scale resump­ tion of the Dominican civil war. Jose .Antonio Mayobre, U.N. representative, and Jose .'\nton- io Mora, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), were meeting with Imbert when the announcement was made. Francisco Cardona, Imbert's press secretary, said the "government of national reconstruction" found no reasons to extend the cease fire beyond the 24 hours agreed on with the United Nations for humanitarian reasons. Mora has said that rebel Col. Francisco Caamano Deno, who is seeking recognition as "constitutional president" of the Dominican Republic, had already agreed to the extension. Viet Nam war drains Army equipment W.ASHINGTON (UPI) — Sen. John Stennis. D-Miss., says there are "serious problems" in maintaining adequate .Army equipment because of the demands of the Viet Nam fighting. Stennis, chairman of the Senate armed services preparedness subcommittee, launched an investigation to determine whether the needs of the Viet Nam war are draining the equipment standards of other units below adequate levels. Senator insists there is no true coin shortage W.ASHINGTON (UPI)— Sen. Alan Bible, D-Nev., insisted Friday that there was no "true coin shortage" but introduced legislation intended cure an "artificial shortage." Bible said his bill was intended to halt hoarding, speculation and hoarding silver dollars and other coins. "It is my contention that no true coin shortage exists," he told the Senate. "However, I am well aware, as are others, that serious dislocations have occurred and that hoarding and speculating have caused artificial shortages which have become real shortages in the commercial channels of trade." Bible said his bill would make it illegal to melt down silver coins, forbid their use as security for loans, halt their export from the country and outlaw the accumulation of all but "rare" coins. The Nevada Democrat's biU followed the announcement last week by President Johnson that 45 million silver dollars authorized by Congress under pressure by western lawmakers would shortly be minted. Senators balk at confirming Bishop Kennedy SACRAMENTO (UPI) Bishop Gerald Kennedy of Los A.ngeles has been asked to appear June 11 before the Senate Rules Committee, which balked at confirming his reappointment to the state Board of Education. The committee acted Friday after hearing excerpts from remarks critical of the legislature and its committee system made by Kennedy during various talks around the state during the early and middle 1950s. "I wouldn't vote for a guy like this," said Sen. Vernon L. Sturgeon, R-Paso Robles. Senate president pro tem Hugh M. Burns, D-Fresno, declined to release Kennedy's remarks, saying they were "confidential." Asked for details. Burns said, "We don't know, that's what we want to get him in here for." In Oceanside, board president Thomas W. Braden — himself the subject of confirmation controversy in 1953 — praised Kennedy for "great wisdom" and "hours of liard work." "He is eminently qualified to serve on the board and I trust that the Senat.? will confirm his reappointment," Braden said. Kennedy, bishop of the Methodist Church for the Los Angeles area, was first appointed to the Board of Education in 1961 by Gov. Edmund G. Brown The Senate then confirmed the appointment. The 57 - year - old Republican was reappointed recently by Brown. Jets drop bombs miles from Hanoi Loyalty oath repeal voted WASHINGTON (UPI) — The House Education and Labor Committee has voted to end a requirement that college students must swear their loyalty to the United States before they can receive federal financial aid. The committee approved by a voice vote Friday a bill that would repeal the loyalty oath section of the National Defense Education Act. The requirement has been criticized as implying students as a group were less loyal than other .Americans, since other groups reeeivmg federal aid are not required to take an oath. Proves point WALS.ALL, England (UPI)— Mayor Herbert Smith Friday responded to a challenge from a local farmer by riding a one and one half ton bull bareback for 15 minutes. "This proves my husband is as mad as I think he is," Mrs. Smith said. SAIGON (UPI) — U.S. jet fighter-bombers flew today to within 55 miles of Hanoi to blast targets in their closest bomb raid yet to the capital of, Communist North Viet Nam. U.S. military spokesmen said; 90 U.S. Air Force jets de-i stroyed or damaged 37 buildings in Quang Soi, south of Hanoi. The strike was made just outside the town of Ninh Binh. where U.S. planes dropped warning leaflets instead of bombs two days ago. The planes also raided the Phu Qui ammunition depot, 120 miles south of Hanoi, destroy-! ing six buildings and damaging! four. The raiders dropped a totali of 75-tons of bombs in the dou-i ble attack. | Navy planes from the USS: carrier Midway also ranged over the skies of Communist North Viet Nam, shooting up trucks, railroad cars, bridges and other targets of opportunity. Two Skyraiders scored "multiple hits" w;ith their cannon on a Communist PT boat being towed by a trawler along the coast and also set fire to the trawler. Later in the day, 10 midway-based planes followed with attacks and reported they sank the patrol boat and "probably sank" the trawler. Ten Vietnamese a i r force Skyraiders dropped 200.000 leaflets over the towns of Ron and Ba Don in North Viet Nam and then shot up several barges, heavily damaged five military barracks, damaged three warehouses and sank 18 of a fleet of 20 smallboats. Pilots reported encountering light to heavy anti-aircraft fire but spokesmen said all planes returned safely to their bases. Queen Elizabeth German in-laws S.-\LEM, Germany (UPI)— Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited her German in-laws here today for the first time in her life. She .nrrived in her special luxury train to spend the weekend at Salem Abbey with a sister-in-law. the home of the dowager margravine (marchioness) of Baden. The margravine and her son. the present margrave, met the train in an open carriage drawn by two snow while horses and took Elizabeth and Prince Philip home over cobbled medieval streets packed with cheering villagers. Elizabeth's first visit to her German in-laws was made in royal splendor that had not been seen in Germany for generations. This picture - postcard village hung British flags from its thatched - roofed, wood - beamed buildings. Police said three times the normal population of 1,800 was on hand to cheer the Queen. Philip spent several years at a special school for the sons and daughters of nobility which was operated here by Kurt Hahn before the Nazis chased the schoolmaster to Britain. 7,000 Berkeley feach-in crowd camps in stadium BERKELEY, Calif. (UPI) .A crowd ef more than 7,000 persons huddled in blankets and sleeping bags during an all-night vigil on a wind-swept Softball field as the Univrsity of California's marathon Viet Nam "teach-in" entered its second day today. The predominantely student audience was quiet and atten- jtive. sipping coffee through I chattering teeth as speaker after speaker claimbed a makeshift platform to criticize the U. S. policy in Viet Nam. The "Viet Nam Day" program started at noon Friday and was scheduled to last until e of Day tonight. It was originally advertised as a community meet- mg on the subject of Viet Nam. But the featured speakers were heavily critical of the Southeast Asia situation, and there w a s little pro and con debating. The program became more of a protest than a debate after the State Department decided against sending representatives to explain the U. S. Vietnamese I policy. The situation grew bitter earlier this week when two Berkeley professors withdrew from the program, claiming it was "rigged" against the Johnson administration. Postal rate hike proposed W.ASHINGTON (UPI) — A high level-study group has recommended an across-the-board increase in postal rates to hip wipe out the post office's $762 million yearly deficit. Postmaster General John A. Gronouski hasn't said yet w h e t h e r he agrees. The seven - member advisory committee, set up by Gronou- es'tci earlier tliis year to study post office financing, made the suggestion in its report Friday. It also recommended: NEW ORLE.ANS—Spokesman for Greater New Orleans Citizens Council which plans conservative march to Washington in July: "We will picket the ^\^lite House to show we're clean, decent, clean-shaven, well-dressed White people and we would like our rights respected also." One short SHEEPRIDGE, England (UPI) — Mrs. Beryl Green. 27. has succumbed to the urgings of her five-year-old daughter Tina, an avid Beatle fan. She disclosed Friday that she would name her newly born triplets George, Paul and John. "Sorry, Ringo. that we could not make it four," Mr. Green said. Zip question answered for $7 WASHINGTON (UPI) - The Post Office has an answer for people who can't remember their zip code. It announced publication of an 1,816 page, four and one-half pound national zip code directory. The Post Office said it was a bargain at S7 a copy. Dryers drown out warning LONDON (UPI) — About 20 women sitting under hair dr.v- ers in a beauty parlor in East London Friday saw three bandits enter the establishment and head for the cash register. The women screamed to attendants at the other end of the parlor, but the noise of the dryers drowned out their voices. They watched helplessly as the bandits departed with about 50 pounds ($140) from the till. Senate votes record budget S.ACR.AMENTO (UPI) — A record - shattering state budget totaling 54,162,830,000 was ready for Assembly action. The spending program for the fiscal year beginning July 1 was pushed from the lower chamber Ways and Means Committee Friday night after a marathon day - long hearing. Both houses of the legislature were in recess for thej weekend and neither appeared! in any particular rush to press for fast floor action on the program. The budget gives Gov. Edmund G. Brown, pushing for his seventh state budget, virtually all he asked to operate state government for the next- fiscal year-including his "bare bones" minimum program and his "phase 11" plan to boost state services. The Senate, meanwhile, was lagging slightly behind. The upper chamber's version of the budget isn't expected to be adopted before the Assembly acts, probably not for about 10 days. Assemblyman Robert W. Crown, D-Alameda, ways and means chairman, told newsmen he would give Republicans time to study the spending program before he calls for a floor vote. Republican leaders have criticized the budget as too high. In action Friday, the committee suddenly killed Brown's plans for launching a state financed anti - smoking campaign by trimming $250,000 from the budget intended to finance tlie program. But in line with the governor's pressure for traffic safety the committee added $1.4 million to allow the state to hire 150 new highway patrolmen. The basic budget contained appropriations for 150 additional patrolmen and Friday's action would boost the total to 300. Other action in the legislature: Drivers - The Senate unanimously passed a bill to take away the drivers' licenses of persons convicted of drunken driving. The bill, by Sen. Ran­ dolph Collier, D-Yreka, now goes to the Assembly. In a related action, the upper chamber's Transportation (Committee adopted another Collier- authored bill to double the manpower of the state highway patrol by the end of 1968. The program would be financed j through a S3 increase in automobile registration fees by 1968. Realtors - The Senate passed a bill allowing the state to suspend or revoke the license of a realtor who takes advantage of the entry of a minority family into a neighborhood to induce "panic sales" of homes. The bill, by Sen. George Miller Jr., D-Martinez, now goes to the Assembly.

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