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"f i ""J "H 1 " ""I ' a'" f -ry-- - - The American Paper for 'Americans T 'H E W O -R L .D'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER 118th YEAR No. 311 1964 Chicago Tribune , FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1964 72 PAGES. 6 SECTIONS lQc T JiZ3 fx m ti tc TTTi rnr r Sn jlj Aral) vMzi SCHOOL EADc'lina'sC'l0,,;i BLASTS MID FIVE IDS QUIT IIEAI'G Replace Leader, Asks Despres BY CASEY BAN AS (Picture on page 2) School Supt Benjamin C. Willis walked out of the annual board of education hearing on general school matters yesterday as Aid. Leon M. Despres "N. Dr. Willis at board meeting. 5th, a Willis critic, was about to make a statement. The walkout came abruptly as Despres, the. 18th person to address the hearing, was walking to the podium in the. board's assembly room. . " ,.' ? , Asks Willis Successor t Despres had scarcely begun his statement when Willis' five top aids a deputy superintend - ent and four associate superin tendents also walked out. Despres proposed that the board make "generous provi sion" in its 1965 budget for the task of finding a superintendent to succeed Willis.1 Frank M. Whiston, the board president, left the room, after Despres' statement' Whiston explained he had an appointment in his nearby office. Despres 'Ridiculous' Willis' $48,500-a-year contract expires next Aug.' 31. He has t not indicated whether - he in-' tends to ask for or accept a new contract He has been under fire from Despres and various groups for more than a ; year. ' One of Willis' aids, Dr. Eileen C. Stack, associate superin- tendent for higher education, explained later that she had . walked out because: "I'm not Continued on page 2, col. 2 Nikita's CARE Package Back: 'Address Incorrect BY THOMAS Don't bother sending any food packages to Nikita Khrushchev. He has y-".- moved and I didn't leave a' 4 $ forwarding ad- ' dress. 4 U Two refugees from behind the iron curtain found this out yesterday when a CARE w ... V. food package zoidun ., which they had sent to the former Russian premier was returned. Anton Zajdlik, 2211 S. Lombard av., Cicero, and Jerry Petr, 2446 N. Linder av., Chicago, .decided to send the package to Khrushchev after hearing that he had been fired. A Morale Booster "We were sitting around discussing the matter," explained Zajdlik," "and thought that if we sent Nikita a food package it' might bolster bis morale." t in Moscow for Red Fete SHIFTS TO CHINA Former Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home' warns Russia that the balance of power In Asia is shifting toward China. Story on page 2. (Picture on page 2) MOSCOW, Nov. 5 (-Premier Chou En-lai of Red China, who stormed out of Moscow three years ago because of Nikita Khrushchev's policies, returned today in a Russian- Chinese atmosphere changed by the shift in Russian leader ship. Chou' arrived at the head of a delegation of Chinese ex perts on the dispute that has separated Peking and Moscow Leaders of other communist- ruled nations also were gathering here for secret talks. Only Albania will not be represented. The occasion is the celebration Saturday of the 47th anni versary of the bolshevik revo lution. . Pravda published an appeal clearly intended as the keynote of .the first big gathering of communist leaders since Khrushchev was ousted. ' Early Change Unlikely ' ""The Communist party of the Soviet Union," it said, "calls for an implacable struggle against the appearance and survival of any kind of nationalism and chauvinism and against tendencies toward national narrow-mindedness and discrimina tion." . Tho the atmosphere is dif- j - ferent since Khrushchev's fall, specialists on Chinese-Russian relations, see little immediate prospect of improvement, be yond, disguising the ;nore glaring points of conflict Neither side has yet given much ground. And word from listening posts such as Hong Kong and Tokyo is that Peking has adopted a wait-and-see attitude. A Private Argument A source high in the Russian Communist party said there has been no basic change in Rus sian policies since Khrushchev was ousted. There is general expectation among observers here tnat Chou's meetings will result in agreement to keep the dispute private without actually recon ciling outlooks. The meetings also may bring an understanding on Russian plans for a Dec. 15 preparatory Continued on page 2, coL 3 FITZPATRICK Included in the package, which cost 20 dollars, were flour, cereal, sugar, chocolate bars, and caviar. It is a standard package sent by the CARE organization. Zajdlik said the package must be signed for by the person to whom it is addressed, so he was certain that he would get some kind of answer. Sent to Moscow Address , Zajdlik,' part-owner of the Slavia restaurant, added that the package was sent to Khrushchev at Russia's international headquarters in Moscow. 'N Yesterday a message came to Zajdlik telling him what happened: , '.'We regret to inform, you that this package could not be delivered because of an incorrect address." "I thought this would happen," he said, "but I just wanted to dramatize the way they do things over there. .. , " .- V ROCKEFELLER AS A DIVIDER Says Snipers Cut Barry Chances IKE HAILS ROMNEY Eisenhower enters fight over Republican leadership with a wire of praise to Roraney- Story on page 4. Thousands urge Goldwater to press his crusade for conservatism. Story on page 5. BY JOSEPH EGELIIOF CkicoM Tribmt trt Strvict New York, Nov. 5 Former Vice President Nixon today called Gov.' Nelson A. Rockefeller "the principal divider" of the Republican party. He said Sen. Barry Gold-water had been forced to fight a two-front war. In front, he faced a massive assault directed by one of the master politi cal tacticians of all-time President Johnson and in the rear Richard Nixon at press con ference yesterday. constant sniping by members of his own party, Nixon de clared. "Peevish; Rocky Says Rockefeller, vacationing in Spain, had his office here issue a statement dismissing Nixon s charge as "peevish." Earlier he had told Madrid reporters that Goldwater should step down as the Republican leader. The question of whether Goldwater should continue as Continued on page 4, coL 3 THE WEATHER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER , 1N4 CHICAGO AND VICINITY; Mostly sunny and mild today; high, low 60s; low, in 40s; southwesterly winds S to 14 m. p. h. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy with little temperature change; high, near 60. NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Mostly ma ny . and warmer today; partly cloudy and a little warmer, tonight; high, in the 60s; low, 45 to 54. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, litUe temperature change. WEATHERMAN'S RECORD Hit forecast for vcstereoT was: $ y; kith, ia wr 50$. TEMPERATURES IN 4 a, at. ...41 J:....t0 7t.a 45 1 3 a. ... 5 ia. M... 45 4. a. ...57 fa. a... .41 1 5 p.m. ...53 CHICAGO ..:. .43 11 . M ...44 Midnight.. 41 1 M....40 le. M....37 3 a.m.. ..34 4 . ... 35 5 i. m..t'3A 10 a..... 51 .....51 11 a. ... .53 7 .4 Noea ....55 ..44 la. ... 57 fa. M....45 la. IB. ...51 t Hiaa. Law. EstlwolH. THE MOON 03 H3 ca m NotJ-II Nn.lZ Kc.lt N.2 NJ7-0.1 Sanrist, 4:2. Sansat, 4:3f. Maensct, 4:14 a. m. Maraiai stars: Vtnet, Mars, eat Satara. . Far 24 boots ended etldnisht, Nov. 5: MM tomperatiiro, 49 dtsreesi ormal, 45; bjmIb's excasw 51; reofs exess, 317. RtlotHra aatdatr aamidity, 4 a. aw 14 per cent; I! a. aw 52; 4 a. aw 42; 4 a. aw 44, ; f . ... r - - .; ' - .: . Relative indoor humidity outside ft gyro If raised te 72 degree tamperatare : 4 e. aw 34 per cent; II a. aw 27; 4 a. aw 25. Preeieltotiee, aane; month's total,' .23 lack;' November eormol, 2.24 inches; year's total. 24.05 laches; deficiency from Job. 1 te Not. 1, 5-2 inchrs. Highest wind velocity. 14 at .a. h. at 10:2 a. ah tram aerta-aerlBwect. oremeter, 4 a. aw WJ2; t a. aw 34.25. IMaa and ether rtaartt ea aoge 12 Y i.. ' ! x . W I r i TIME VOWS BATTLE TO KEEP LION Owner Disputes Plea of Neighbors (Picture on back page) . Willow Grove, Pa.', ' Nov. ' 5 Of) Howard Sautter vowed today that he would fight all the way to keep, his full-grown pet lion living in his back yard. "He's tame and so crippled he can't jump two feet, and I'll pay $1,000 fo anyone who can prove he roars," said Sautter. "The only noise around here at night is the barking of neighbors' dogs. . They bark all night" .. ; .. Township- commissioners ordered the lion banished, from Willow Grove, , a," suburb of Philadelphia, last- night after receiving a : petition from 55 of Sautter's neighbors. - Complains of Roaring Mrs. John Thompson, who lives about a block from Sautter, said she can hear the lion roaring at night, and constantly expects : to find : it waiting to pounce on her when she goes outside.' i " , . "He doesn't bother anybody," Sautter told a newsman today. "If he did, I would get rid of him just , like I did six others that I owned at various times over the years. About one lion in a thousand can be kept as a pet, and he's one of them." Sautter, 53, operates a gasoline station and lives behind it. Leo stays either in a cage or, in. cooler weather, in .the garage. .The entire back yard is inclosed by a six-foot steel fence. Sautter, when time permits, takes people to see Leo. Will Get Lawyer Commissioners ordered Police Chief Frank S. Jackson to tell Sautter to get rid of Leo, and, if he refuses, to prosecute him under a township ordi nance forbidding puoiic nuisances. There is no law here specifically forbidding the keeping of a lion, tho chickens and pigs are outlawed. Sautter bought Leo as a 3-month-old-cub 21 months ago for $250. 'These folks are going to have to prove he's a nuisance," he said. Tm going; to get a lawyer and fight this all the way. My wife and I are so attached to him I don't know what we'd do if we would lose : him." Dm ' ' S Ji N -faE BOUNCE!?. J : ; r '- om -Foe's FOR A SHOWDOWN Crates, Ships Hiinself London to SYDNEY," Australia, Nov. 5 If) An Australian athlete had himself shipped home C. O. D. from Britain in a wooden crate because he couldn't afford a passtnger ticket for the 11,000-mile flight Reginadl Spiers, 22, of Adelaide, spent 63 hours in the slatted box without food or water, Sydney newspapers reported. Friends and relatives in Adelaide confirmed the story today. The accounts said a friend nailed up the box Oct. 17 in London and Spiers landed at Perth Oct 20 on an Air India flight, then hitchhiked 1,800 miles to Adelaide. "There was enough space between the planks to give me air and allow me to peep out," he said, y ' y Find Empty Crate : An Air India spokesman said an empty wooden crate big enough to hold a man was found today at the air cargo depot in Perth. Sent C O. D., it was consigned to a nonexistent shoe facttory at a nonexistent address. , Sydney newspapers gave this account of Spiers'' exploit: A 170-pound javelin thrower, he worked his way to London on a ship in hopes of winning a berth on the Australian Olympic team. He didn't make the team and, because he was broke, seized on the idea of flying home in the crate. He gave notice to Air India that he wanted to consign a crate of plastic emulsion to a Perth firm. He said he climbed G.O.P. LEADERS EYE POSSIBLE OHIO RECOUNT Columbus, O., Nov. 5 Special Ohio Republican leaders studied election returns today in prospect of a possible recount of the narrow victory of Democratic Sen. Stephen M. Young, 75, over Rep. Robert Taft Jr., 47. The new figure showed Taft losing by 15,838 out of 3,875,740 votes cast . Nevada Recount Eyed Reno, Nov. 5 L?) Nevada's ballot boxes and voting machines were under close watch today pending an almost cer tain recount of -the votes cast in Tuesday's undecided United States Senate race. ' The ' final unofficial tally gave Sen. Howard W. Cannon a Ttemnrrat. a -114-vote lead over Lt Gov. Paul Laxait, 42, a Republican. The vote was Cannon 67,303 to Laxalt s 67,189. Australia inside the box Oct. 17 and friends drove it to the airport The crate, 5 feet long and 3 feet wide, was big enough to allow him to sit up with his legs stretched out and tight enough to prevent his being tossed about He landed more than 2xk days later at Perth. "I wanted to yell at my countrymen but I dared not give myself up," Spiers said. "The crate was dumped in a shed and after a few hours I decided to break out" Gets Out; Dizzy He crawled out but felt dizzy and weak when he stood up. After resting awhile, he changed Into different clothes taken from a suitcase, cut his j way tnrough a wire mesn door and hitchhiked home to his wife and daughter in time to attend a brother's wedding. Spiers said the crate with him inside weighed about 500 pounds and the freight charge was about $950. That is $280 more than the passenger fare, but passengers can't travel C. O. D. "As far as I know, no freight payment has been collected on this consignment," said the Air India spokesman. ' First Air -Cooled Buses Bought by BY THOMAS BUCK Contracts totaling $322,010 were awarded yesterday by the Chicago transit authority for the city's first experiment with air-conditioned buses. ' Ten buses were ordered for the experiment, which will begin late next spring. Five were purchased from General Motors corporation, Pontiac, Mich., for $162,019, and five from the Flxible company, Loudonville, O., for $159,991. "We plan to use the 10 buses in express ' service to determine how much air-condition ing increases operating costs," explained George L. DeMent CTA chairman. "Such information is essential as a guideline for future bus orders." Adds $5,000 to Price DeMent said the air-conditioning equipment adds approximately $5,000 to tiie purchase price. He indicated, however, that , operating expenses may be a more important cost factor.-1 -'; , ' v "We win experiment ' first with the air-conditioned buses in the expressways and Lake Shore drive," DeMent said. 1 5 Are Killed as Air Force Tanker Falls Portsmouth, N. H., Nov. 5 LP) An air force tanker, loaded with fuel, crashed and burned on takeoff today and all five airmen aboard were killed. The crash came moments after the KC-97 lifted off the runway, the fourth of five planes taking off at minimum W Miff KUE1FI Ml . 1 Atlanfkl MASSACHUSETTS Octan SOSTDI intervals as part of an airborne refueling practice at Pease Air Force base. The air force said three bodies were removed immediately but there was difficulty getting to the others because of flames. Crew Is Identified .Those killed were the aircraft commander, Capt. Robert L. Thompson,, 33, of Vernon, Conn. ; Capt. Michael P. Valavan, 27, of Jersey City, co-pilot; 1st Lt. Larry C. Dennis, 25, of Richmond, Va., navigator; SSgt Gerald W. Schulz, 32, of Milwaukee, ,boom operator; and SSgt. Richard E. Towle, 36, of Kittery Point, Me., flight engineer. Mrs. Marilyn J. Cummings, 42, and her daughter, Deborah, 14, suffered minor burns from the -crash. They were sitting in a parked automobile watching the take-off.. Scattered Nearby The air force said the crash just off a runway scattered wreckage on the Pease golf course and Highway 101 nearby. The four engine, propeller driven tanker apparently exploded on impact Copters Fall; 2 Die Cheraw, S. C.r Nov. 5 () Two military helicopters crashed in South Carolina today, killing two army captains and seriously injuring six other service men. The helicopters were part of a force taking part in air assault II maneuvers over a wide area of the Caro-linas. 1 One of the helicopters, a Continued on page 2, coL 8 CTA for Test The 10-ton air-conditioning units will cool a crowded bus to 75 degrees when the outside temperature is 95 degrees, and will maintain a relative humidity of 50 to 55 per cent The CTA board also began a 10-year program of modernizing electrical substations of the rapid transit system by awarding a $267,500 contract to West-inghouse Electric corporation. Costs Split 60-40 The 10-year program calls for an expenditure of - $11,-620,000. The CTA will pay 60 per cent of the cost and the remaining 40 per cent will be borne by Commonwealth Edison company. - DeMent was joined at a press conference by Milton Pikarsky, public ; works commissioner, and William Marston, deputy planning commissioner, who reported on a European trip they took to inspect transportation systems: , ; ' ' . : ' .t "For some years we have had an excellent exchange of ideas, so we really did not learn anything new," said DeMent V. : J i r ..." -. v . ....vf LACKS SPEED ilEEBED; RADIO COH DIES Plan New Shot Before Dec. 2 Cape Kennedy, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPD America's camera-carrying Mariner-3 spacecraft failed -tonight only hours after it was launched on a projected 8-month pioneering voyage to the planet Mars. Radio communication .was' lost with the 575-pound probe' shortly before midnight An official said a few minutes later that there was no chance to revive the craft's radio. "It looks like we've got a dead spacecraft," said a spokesman for ' the National Aeronautics and Space admin-' istration NASA, Mariner-3 was crippled from thestart of its flight in space by failure of its vital solar panels to deploy and soak up the sun's energy to re-charge the craft's battery. Fail to Unfold Panels While the craft's battery weakened, scientists tried tin- successfully to send emergency commands to the ship to unfold-the balky panels. Mariner-3 was the first of two identical ships in a 112 million dollar program de- -signed to reveal some of the . mysteries of Mars. Both Mariners were rigged to take 22 pictures of the Martian surface. ' The second launch is expected; before Dec. 2. t - The spacecraft, when it was- launched today atop a 104-foot Atlas-Agena rocket, appeared. ; to be following its assigned -path. It was almost an hour before tracking data began to turn up possible troubles. NASA said data radioed back, from the probe indicated it did not , receive the precise 25,600 -mile-an-hour kick needed to send it on its curving 350-miI-lion-mile path to Mars. 4 Seconds Short Spokesmen said the craft's Agena second stage, a newly modified model using an untested system designed to give it longer burning time, appeared to have stopped four seconds too soon. Mariner's four solar panels were to unfold in space about an hour after launching. NASA four hours later said there were no indications that the panels had deployed. Before the launch, "Project Manager Jack N. James said the odds for one partial success in both shots were 50-50. NASA said the mission was the most difficult yet attempted. : The' United States tried a twin-launch plan for its Mariner probes to Venus two years' ago," and the planning paid off. The first Mariner failed during launch,, but Mariner II scored the world's first planetary success. ( . .' 1 . A Mystery to Solve Mariner-3 and its twin were i both designed to pass in the vicinity of Mars next July. If a Mariner comes within a distance of 7,000 to 10,000 miles from , Mars, - as hoped, the camera aboard will get a glimpse of the-Martian canals, that have intrigued astronomers for years. ' -' - Mariner carried instruments to study radiation, space dust, and magnetic forces near the planet and during its month-long voyage thru unmapped space after swinging past Scientists admit they don't know what . Mariner's photo graphs would show. But the pictures might be able to spot mile-long features on the Martian surface. , Astronomers now know that ! much of the planet is covered by reddish-yellow areas ; and rhat ahntif imnJhirA tif th Mar. -i

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