Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 27, 1965 · Page 1
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REHEARSAL — Astronauts Ed White (left) and James McDivitt rehearse for their planned walk in space during next manned flight from Cape Kennedy set for June 3. (UPl Telephoto) Rusk says U.S. not being frightened from Viet Nam WASHINGTON (UPn - Secretary of Slate Dean Rusk has served noUce on Russia and Red China that the United States will not be frightened out of Viet Nam by threats of a wider war hi Asia. Rusk inade lus tough policy statement at a news conference Wednesday during which he also revealed that a second Soviet antiaircraft missile site may be under construction in Communist North Viet Nam. He said he believed that the additional missile site involved a "deepening" Soviet commitment. The State Department had announced last April 16 that one Surtace-lo-Air Missile (SAM) site "appears to be in preparation near Hanoi." "There may be a second in the immediate Hanoi area," Rusk said. "We don't know whether there may be others in the United Stales changed its policies. He said he didn't attach "undue importance" to what Eaton has said. But, he added, "it is very important. . .that no one misunderstand the gravity the situation. "If, in fact, those who are Congressional leaders briefed on problem spots WASHINGTON (UP!) — Congressional leaders today were briefed by President Johnson of i and top administration officials on Vict Nam, the Dominican situation and other world prob- iFact 75th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1965 $1.50 Per Month 16 Pages 10 Cents Terrorist bombings it La Paz LA PAZ, BoUvia (UPI) — A wave of terrorist bombings swept La Paz today. Heavy gunfire broke out in the capital. First idications were that the cease-fire which ended the near-civil war between the army and trade unionists had come apart. Charges of dynamite, the left ist tin miners' favorite weapon, went off in at least four La Paz suburbs. There were reports of dead and woimded but the casualties could not be confirmed immediately. Damage in the suburbs of Villa Victoria, San Pedro Tem- pladerani, Munaj-paa and behind army barracks in Miraflores was heavy. The Bolivian power company cut off electric light service because of short circuits in its wires. Travelers arriwig in La Paz reported heavy fighting in the Altoplano between army troops and armed peasant militia. The new outbreak of violence came as junta leader Gen. Rene Barrientos swore in army chief Maj. Gen. Alfredo Ovando as "co-president" of Bolivia. It was the second time in six months that Ovando had the job. US destroyers in first action against Red targets SAIGON (UPI) — U. S. warships have gone into action against tlie Communists in South Viet Nam for the first time, a spokesman disclosed today. American destroyers bombarded troop concentrations in three provinces. American planes were out again today, ranging over North Viet Nam to shoot up bridges, railroad yards and military barracks among other targets. A U. S. Navy Crusader jet was shot dowTi over Communist territory and the pilot presumed killed, the American military spokesman reported. (In Washmgton, the Defense Department identified the Navy pilot as Cmdr. Doyle W. Ljim, La Mesa, Calif., and confirmed that he was killed. Doyle also was shot down June 7 while on a reconnaissance mission over Laos, but parachuted to earth and was recovered by helicopter. ) Two other Americans v.ere killed Wednesday in ground fighting in South Viet Nam. The do %\Tied navy plane was one of more than 60 American and South Vietnamese aircraft which attacked North \'ietnam- ese highway bridges and military barracks in a daylong series of raids. The spokesman said the Crusader was hit as U.S. Navy planes flew through heavy anti-aircraft fu:e in a S 'trike against a railroad yard all fired a total of si.\ missions agamst Viet Cong targets in prov- Vinli, about 140 miles south of Hanoi. It was the second con^Cv^ ^"^^'>- s-'^ The plane crashed into the|i°ces. the spokesman said, target area and the pilot did not eject from the cockpit, the spokesman said. On the political front, trouble appeared to be brewing in Saigon for the three-month-old The disclosure that American I government of Premier Phan destroyers are being used against Communis; guerrillas was apparently forced by the death of a U.S. Navy seaman killed in an accident aboard the destroyer Somers last Friday. The spokesman said the sailor, Seaman Jimmy C. Stinnett of Cartersville. Va., was killed when the muzzle of a five-inch gun exploded durmg bombardment of a Viet Cong stronghold in Binh Thuan Province. American destroyers have Huy Quat. Pclilical observers said unrest is bubbling from a well of minor disputes, any one of which could erupt in'.o possibly violent aati-govci-nment demonstrations. Despite Quat's pleas for all factions to put aside personal differences, there are several behind - the - scenes struggles \ritlun the \"ielnaniese ai'md fores and growing .suspicions between Buddliists and Roman Catholics. Two children killed in Barstow crash Polifical settlement still far off in Dominican Rep. (hat area, m terms of the normal geographic positioning of!from Southeast Asia." such sites aroimd a heavily populated area." The secretary said at another point that he was not alarmed by reports of a recent inter- \iew of Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin by U.S. industrialist Cyrus Eaton. Kosygm said at that time that Russia might enter the Vietnamese war unless lems. The conference included a question and answer session during which the leaders were invited to make suggestions but White House Press Secretary George E. Reedy declined to disclose what comments were made. Johnson was joined by Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara and McGeorge Bundy. presidential adviser who returned Wednesday from the Dominican Republic. . The congressional leaders in , then- side would remove us;eluded five Democrats and four! '[Republicans from the Senate land five Democrats and four Republicans from the House. supporting North Viet Nam, or feel thenislves associated with North Viet Nam, feel that they can drive us out of our commitments there in Southeast Asia — these commitments are serious, they are of long-standing—we are determined. "When we ourselves say, as we have said for a long time, that we don't want a larger war out there in Southeast Asia . . .it would be a great mistake if the other side should tliink that that means that they can have a larger war with impunity, and that a lai-gei- war onj Nearly 2.000 Braceros now in California S.AN FR.ANCISCO (UPI)-The U.S. department of employment reports that so far nearly 2,000 Mexican nationals have been brought into California to work in the strawberry and asparagus harvests. Officials said Wednesday night tliat 499 Mexicans have been brought in the state for the San Joaquin Valley aspara gus harvest and 1,400 for the Salinas Valley strawberry harvest. In all. Labor Secretary W. Willard Wirtz approved 500 foreign workers for the San Joaquin Valley and 1,950 for the Salinas Valley. President studies silver content of U.S. coins BARSTOW (UPD-Two chil-1 SANTO DOMINGO (UPI 1-; they were not even written up. dren oi a famUy moving to Cal-; settlement of the bitter political U.S. Ambassador W. Taplev ifornia from Ilhnois were killed differences which have divided Bennett and Deputy Defense today when their car went out!(his strife-torn city appeared asjSecretary Cyrus R. Vance, the of control on a curve of U.S. 66; jjsiant e^.p,. almost! principal American spokesmen about 50 miles east of here and Ig month after U.S. troops land-i here, talked Wednesday with struck a railroad signal struc-;g(j (o help restore order. jboth Imbert and Caamano. No ... I US. officials were trying with- 1 result was announced. The Cahforma Highway Pa-: apparent success to find a: Well - informed sources said trol identified the victims as compromise solution which the two .'Americans emphasized chddren of Mrs. Donna Light-, ... QUI^I ^^^^f^, both Mai. Gen. ner 38. New Baden. 111., whose! Anj^nio i^berto Barrcra. head husband IS workmg overseas on ,he milil;ary junt a govcrn- a construction project. The chil-1 „^gnt. and Col Francisco Ca-' Jose A. Mora, .secretarv gen dren, Terry, 12. and Diana, 16,;a,„ano £,en„ ,.(,i,cl leader, eral of the Organization of the difficulty of finding a national leader acceptable to both sides. were killed instantly. Mrs.. Lightner and another daughter, Deborah, 10, were taken to Barstow Community Hospital for treatment of severe injuries. Driver of the car, Jim Martin, 21, was in critical condition at the same hospital. announces 492 grants in Head Start WASHINGTON (UPI)-Thc Office of Economic Opportunity today announced an additional 402 grants totalling $15,796,558 for Project Head Start. The program, intended tojfor hidden microphones. Weather Redlands Today (2 p.m. reading) Highest 93, Lowest 51 One Year Ago Highest 73, Lowest 45 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5 :40 a.m. — 7:53 p.m. Light smog, no burning. San Bernardino Valley: Mostly!of 7.317 prafcssiona! teachei-s sunny Friday. Not much change 9,143 paid neighborhood resi- in temperatures. Lows tonight dents and 11,945 volunteers. 47-53. Grants to Cahfomia were for 10.139 children at 220 centers !and amounted to Sl.476.110. Other Congressional News: Funds: The House Appropriations Committee today approved a S2.1 billion bill to finance operations in the ne.xt fiscal year of the departments of state, commerce and justice, the federal judiciary ai^ miscellaneous agencies. The funds include 81.6 miUion asked by the State Department to pay for ripping down walls of U. S. embassies in 15 foreign capitals to look help poor children to enter school for the first time tins fall, provides for an eight-week trammg period this summer. The new grants bring to Session: Sen. John L. McCIel- lan, D-Ark., proposed that Congress arrange a year-long schedule which would include three separate sessions each about 2,000 the total announcediyear. He told a Senate-House jso far. These provide 113,364 children, involving the services U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecasf Generally sunny weather is! expected for most of Southern,' California Friday and Saturday.! There will he fog and louj clouds near the coast during! night and early morning hoursiJ- Williams, R-Del.. accusing which will clear inland by mid-itlie Johnson administration o' mornings. Low clouds will continue along and off the coast (Continued on Page 7) Officials meet for briefing — It Quote of Day W.ASHINGTON — Sen. John W'ASHINGTON (UPI) was up to President Jolinson today to decide the touchy question of whether to ask Congress io reduce the amount of silver in U. S. coins or to eliminate silver from them altogether. The Treasury Department's recommendations to the President on the issue are a closely guarded secret. But whatever Johnson — and eventually Congress — decides, the United States is in for the first change in its dimes, quarters and half-dollars sine 1792 when Alexander Hamilton established the current formula: Nine parts sUver to one part copper. Fmding the right substitute is one of the most crucial monetary problems ever to face the government. Experts agree that a wTong choice could damage public confidence in the nation's coinage and hurt the economy. Officials say the new coin must: , —Be cheap and easy to pro W.ASHINGTON (UPD—Presi-lduce. jdent Johnson and top admmis-| _Be made from readily avail- tration officials today conducted: ai,ie materials, a thorough briefing on Viet: _Work in the nation's 5 mil- Nam, the Dommican situation, jijon corn-operated vending ma- slandering him to protect former Senate Democratic Ma.ior- but with partial clearing during;ity Secretary Bobby Baker late morning through mid-after-ifrom prosccuUon: noon hours. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ending at 4 a.m. High Low P reclp Boston 92 54 Chicago 73 54 .19 Cincinnati 85 65 .11 Denver 58 40 .55 Des Moines 68 42 Fairbanks 67 37 Fort Worth 85 65 .19 Helena 61 40 Honolulu 83 74 .12 Kansas City 74 51 .10 Las Vegas 81 63 Los Angeles 77 55 Miami SO 76 Minneapolis 65 40 .03 New York 94 73 Oklahoma City 80 54 .05 Omaha 65 41 Palm Springs 35 70 Sacramento 93 60 Salt Lake City 62 37 San Francisco 68 50 SeatUe 69 48 Washington 90 70 and other world problems for congressional leaders. Press Secretary Ge o r g e E. Reedy said the leaders were invited to make suggestions but he declmed to amplify further. Joining the White House discussion were Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara and Mc- "The decision has been made by the Great Society hierarchy tliat John Wilhams must be! George Bundy, presidential ad- stopped . . . Bobby Baker must;viser who returned Wednesday be cleared at all costs." I from the Dominican Republic. with heavy rainfall By United Press International Torrential rains — up to five inches—fell in Arkansas and Tennessee today after a savage siege of tornadoes in 11 states. Tornadic storms killed two persons Wednesday and Wednesday night and mjured at least 24 others, including 11 in suburban Chicago. Nearly 5 inches of rain fell at Memphis, Tenn., and west MempMs. Ark., including more than 3 inches in six hours. Temperatures' dipped to the northern plains and western Mountains. Wednesday's high was 97 at Presidio, Texas., just one degree hotter than the high at Newark, N. J. Tornadoes hit Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio Wednesday. One ripped roofs off two hangars and a barracks at Cliica- go's O'Hare airport and tlirew one airplane under another. Three persons were injured by glass fragments and 30 cars were damaged. chines. —Be acceptable to the public, which means it must be good looking. Just how the man in the street will react when he hears that coins are going to have less silver in them, or no silver at all, is an imponderable question which have ben get ting many hours of an.xious thought. Helicopter contract goes to Hughes LOS ANGELES (UPI) Hughes Tool Co. officials today reported receipt of a $14,966,964 contract to build 714 light observation hehcopters (LOH) for the Army. Rea E. Hopper, vice president and general manager of the firm's aircraft division, said the three-year contract eventually might bcome the largest Ai'my aircraft order of aU time. "It is believed that the contract will bp extended to total at lease 4,000 helicopters, maybe more." Hopper said. "We will build them in out plant at Culver City. "Work will start immediately." he added, "and the first aircraft under today's contract will be delivered in the summer of 1966." The LOH, designated 0H6A by the Army, weighs 1,070 pounds empty and can lift a useful load m excss of that. It has achieved an unofficial world speed record for light helicopters of 170 miles per hour and cruises at 145 mph. The stepped - up criticism! American Stales (OAS), also came as American militai-y au-|talkc;l to rival leaders during thorities reported that for the i the day. first time in a month no U, S.j Mora is Irving to persuade troops were fired on in the 24-j Imbert to transfer the junta- hour period ending Wednesday held radio station here to OAS midnight. I control, and to get Caamano to Only five cease-fire violations!admit inter-.^nierican patrols to were reported and the spokes-j the rebel-held pocket in south- man said they were so minor!eastem Santo Domingo. \ premature OAS announcement Tuesday said the junta had agreed to turn over the radio station. It was learned later, however, that it was willing only to let the OAS handle educational and cultural programming while the junta continued to control news and propaganda broadcasts. There was no immediate word on the progress of Mora's talks with the rebels. Six hundred U.S. Marmes who landed here in the early days of the revolt boarded the converted aircraft carrier Boxer Wednesday, preparing to return to their home base. The Marines were withdrawn specifically because Latin American troops are arriving to replace them, but their departure also is a sign that the crisis is easing. Texas to speak at graduations Williams says heat on him to bring relief to Baker W.ASHINGTON (UPI) — The chief accuser in the Senate's Bobby Baker investigation W.-\.SH1NGT0N (UPI) — The claims that the Johnson admm- White House announced today istralion has mounted a "dia- that President Johnson will fly .T.''''"':!" ""iP^'g" '« to Texas tonight and make the commencement address Friday at Baylor University in Waco. The Chief Executive planned, to take off early tonight follow-' slander him in order to take ;;tbe legal heat off-Baker. "Inslead of prosecuting Baker, they are actually making a national hero of him," charged Sen. John J. Williams, R-Del., Wednesday. But, he said, "I am determined that it is not going to be covered up — I don't think it could be covered up even if we wanted to. There's more and more interesting developments to come." Concerned With Report Williams' accusations were included in a speech before the Senate and they centered on an as yet unpublished draft of the Senate Rules Committee's report on its long-runnmg Baker investigation. He charged that the report was part of a campaign of criticism aimed at his conduct during tlie investigation of the former Senate aide's affairs and was designed to raise questions in the minds of federal i grand jurors now considering Baker's myriad business deals. CHICAGO (UPI)—Demonstra-i investigation of alleged Commu-i Wilhams labeled the report tors tried to storm police bar -in 'st activities in the Chicago'"one of the most damnable at- 'area, began peacefully. Then!tempts at character assassina- the four girls in the audience jtion m the history of the U.S. began singing "America" in soft I Senate." voices. I "Why is the admmistration The outburst began as jlrs.iso,»'ent on criticizing me?" he Dorothy JI. Haves became fhej^sked, then answered his own si.xth witness before the commit- l^^stion: "They are desperate, tee to invoke the Fifth Amend- 1 "The decision has been made ment. I by the Great Society hierarchy ing a White House reception. He probably will spend the Memorial Day weekend at lus Johnson City Ranch. Friday may be a busy day for the Cliief Executive. He also is expected to attend the unveiling of a portrait of himself in the Texas State Senate Gallery at Austin. The While House did not announce the topic of Johnson's Baylor speech, set for 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday. But it was expected to touch on the international situation which the President discussed at lengtli today with congressional leaders. Non-cooperative witness in HUAC Chicago hearing lie under fire on two fronts BERKELEY (UPI) — The embattled University of CalifoT' nia at Berkeley was under lire from two directions today. A special committee of 10 professors, appointed in March by acting Chancellor Martm Jleyerson, submitted its 11-page report Wednesday which attacked the university structure top to bottom. In Sacramento, meanwhile, California's two top legislators announced plans for investigation into higher education in the state, with emphasis on Berkeley. ricades guarding a stormy hearing of the House Committee on Un-American Activities today. At least one of them was beaten to his knees by police. About 30 White and Negro young persons crashed through the barricades. Two were arrested immediately. Others lay down on the walk leading to the old U.S. Circuit Court of .Appeals Building, where the hearings were in progress. They linked arras and began singing the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome." Police began removing the lie-down demonstrators bodily. The outburst came 30 minutes after five teen-age gu-ls were arrested inside the building. Four were carried from the hearmg room when they began to sing "America." The fifth was carried off when she ran to the front door of the building and cried out "They're taking away our people!" A total of 32 persons had been taken into custody by police and marshals since the hearings opened Tuesday. Today's session, the last A previous mtness today, that John Williams must be Versta Miller, mvoked" the Fifth ishopped. They are determmed Amendment 49 times. l*" save Bobby Baker from One witness, Milton Cohen, turned his heel on the congressional investigators and walked from the hearing room with his attorney rather than submit to questioning. His attorney, Richard Orlikoff, said the committee had violated its own rules, because the names of persons subpoenaed to face the committee had appeared in Chicago newspapers before they were called to testify. "We're going to leave the hearing room and we're not going to participate any further in these proceedings," Orlikoff said. He and Cohen walked out to cheers from the spectators. Rep. Joe R. Pool, D-Tex., acting committee chairman at the time, said he would ask the committee to cite Cohen for prosecution at all costs. . .and diverting attention (from Baker). . .by launching an attack on me." The Delaware Republican, scheduled in the committee's contempt of congress. AWOL Marine surrenders EL PASO, Tex. (UPI)—William Edward O'Neill of Seattle, Wash., w'ho police said was an AWOL Marine from Camp Pendleton, turned himself in Wednesday night after holding a gun on a cab driver. Police said O'Neill held the gun on a cab driver and demanded money. O'Neill then changed his mind and told the cab driver to take him to police headquarters where he surrendered. sometimes called tlie Senate's one-man FBI. said that by filling the newspaprs with attacks on witnesses in the Baker invstigation and with assaults on him, "they hope to raise questions ui the minds of jurors. "The decision has been made," he added, "Bobby Baker must be cleared at aU costs." WiUiams belittled the recent White House announcement that the President had instituted a code of ethics for the executive department. He said it meant nothing as long as the administration condoned the influence-peddling of people like Baker. Nicholson trial witness on stand again PASADENA (UPI) - The defense subjected a surprise prosecution witness to intensive cross-e.xamination today to try to break down his testimony that Timothy Nicholson offered up to 810,000 to "get rid" of his tttin brother. Arthur Santini. 42, a Covina housepainter, was called to testify in an unexpected maneuver on Monday. He said Timothy suggested domg away with his twin, Todd, by making it appear as an accident. Defense attorney Max Fink referred today to remarks made by Santini at the time of his arrest May 14, in Alhambra for being drunk, fighting and disturbing the peace. Santini conceded he "may have said" he told police then he was a drunk and could not lick his problem. Fink noted that Santini had recalled Monday that Timothy brought up the alleged offer to get rid of Todd last June 17 at a wedding both were attending. Santini said he was sober after attending one wedding and going to the other at which he met Timothy. But Santini, under continued interrogation, said he could not remember who was married at the first wedding, where the church was and where the reception was held. He also did not recall telling officers May 14 that he was "half drunk" when he left the first wedding.

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