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Wednesday, October 30, 1963
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2 Part I WED., OCT. 30, 1963 News Summary THE NATION CIVIL RIGHTS ACTION The Kennedy administration won its showdown battle for a compromise civil rights bill when the House Judiciary Committee approved the measure 23-11. (See John H. Averill's Story on Page 1.) ROBERT KENNEDY TO AID PROBE Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy, responing to a request by the Senate Rules Committee, said he would co-operate in the investigation of Robert G. Baker, resigned secretary to Senate Democrats. (See David J. Kraslow's story, Pg. 1.) PARTY GIRL TALKS Mrs. Elly Rometsch, a German model who was ordered out of the United States with her former sergeant-husband as a security risk, issued a blanket denial of her reported Washington high jinks in high places, as the Robert G. Baker hearing started before the Senate Rules Committee. (Story on Pg. 6, Pt. 1.) GOLDWATER IN NEW HAMPSHIRE Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) made his first sortie into New Hampshire and parried the thrusts that New York's Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller aimed at him in Concord 10 days ago. (See Robert J. Donovan's story on Page 1.) FISTICUFFS IN CONGRESS Rep. Henry B. Gonzalez (D-Tex.), 5 ft MHi in., weighing 175Vfe lb., squared off with Rep. Ed. Foreman (R-f ex.), 6 ft. and weighing 215 lb. in a one-punch bout. (Story on Page 1.) PICKETS BOMBARD WARREN Chief Justice Earl Warren was bombarded by leaflets and placards hurled by pickets outside a New York building where he spoke. The assailants were members of an organization seeking to impeach Warren. (Story on Page 1.) HURRICANE STILL RAGES Hurricane Ginny raged over Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, moving seaward northeasterly, leaving welcome heavy rains in parched New England. (Story on Page 2, Part 1.) JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF The House Armed Services Committee approved legislation to establish four-year terms for the Joint Chiefs of Staff despite vigorous objections from President Kennedy and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. (See Robert E. Thompson's story on Page 3, Pail 1.) SUPERSONIC AIRLINER IN DOUBT The United States may drop plans for construction of a supersonic airliner if industry cannot absorb a "reasonable" share of the expenses. (See William L. MacDougall's story on Page 3, Part 1.) THE WORLD FBI ARRESTS SPY SUSPECTS The FBI arrested two suspects and detained two others in connection with a Soviet spy conspiracy. (Story on Page 1.) U.S. SHIPOWNERS WOULD CUT RATES A group of U.S. shipowners said they would reduce their rates to make them competitive with foreign ships to haul grain to Russia under . President Kennedy's program. (Story on Page 2, Part 1.) ITALIANS TO TRY NEW COALITION Italy's socialists agreed in party congress to attempt another center-left coalition with the pro-western Christian Democrats. (See Robert T. Hartmann's Story, Page 2, Part 1.) VATICAN COUNCIL DEBATE After days of active lobbying, including distribution of pamphlets, on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Council took steps designed to de-emphasize the Virgin Mary's place in the church. (Story on Page 2, Part 1.) NATO STRUCTURE French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville said the current structure of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is out of date and called for sweeping changes. (Story on Page 3, Part 1.) SAHARA WAR MEDIATION A conference aimed at settling the Algerian-Morocco border war began at Bamako, Mali. (Story on Page 3, Part 1.) LOCKHEED-BONN DEAL DELAYED A $70 million order for Lockheed F-104 jet interceptors by West Germany was held up indefinitely because of what Bonn called "unfair lobbying tactics" and "high-pressure sales methods." (See Sterling G. Slappey's story, Page 4, Pt. 1.) NORTH VIETNAM REDS ACCUSED The United States charged Communist North Vietnam with breaking a 1962 Geneva agreement by shipping arms and military equipment to neutralist Laos. (See Robert E. Thompson's story on Page 4, Part 1.) THE CITY AND THE STATE ADOLPHE MENJOU DIES Film Star Adolphe Menjou who came out of Pittsburgh to create a four-decade Hollywood image of Parisan sophistication, died in his Beverly Hills home at age of 73. (Story on Page 1.) WHITE HOUSE STUDY Dr. Dean E. Wooldridge, a Los Angeles scientist, has agreed to head a White House study of the National Institutes of Health. (See Robert C. Toth's story on Page 1.) U.S. YACHT MACHINE-GUNNED A Fresno family related its terrifying experience of being shipwrecked and machine-gunned off the Venezuela coast. 'Story on Page 1.) MME. NHU RETURNS TO L.A. Mme. Ngo Dinh Nhu returned here and learned she had been rebuffed in request to visit a film set. (Story on Page 2, Part 1.) MTA RAPPED ON MONORAIL Angry monorail backers accused the Metropolitan Transit Authority of adding to the confusion surrounding transit proposals for Los Angeles. (Story on Page 1, Part 2.) UDALL WATER PLAN ASSAILED Atty. Gen. Stanley Mosk said that Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall's five-state Pacific Southwest water plan would work a hardship on Northern California. (Story on Page 1, Part 2.) TOW-TRUCK SOLICITING BANNED The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors banned tow trucks from roving desert highways and soliciting jobs from stranded motorists between Barstow and Las Vegas. (Story on Page 8, Part 2.) BUSINESS AND FINANCE U.S. STEEL PROFITS UP U.S. Steel Corp." reported third-quarter earnings of $46.4 million, bringing nine-month net to $149.5 million. (Story on Page 8, Part 3.) MARKET SET ANOTHER HIGH The Dow Jones industrial average set another new all-time high, although more issues fell than rose. (Story on Page 8, Part 3.) SPORTS PACKERS GET BRATKOWSKI Veteran Ram quarterback Zeke BratkowskI, who was placed on waivers over the weekend, was claimed by the Green Bay Packers. Set Sporti Section H-08 anjflfS Zimti Ik Shipowners Willing to Slash Rates Will Bring Costs in Line on USSR Grain Shipments tKcluiiy H Tht TimM frwn ft New Yrt HtraM Trlkura NEW YORK American shipowners let it be known Tuesday night that they are willing to reduce their charter rates to make them competitive with foreign ships for hauling grain to Russia under President Kennedy's program. A group of U.S. owners aid they could charge $21 ton, a reduction from the $25.50 a ton previously quoted. This reduced the differential between U.S. and for eign charter rates to about $5 a ton. Rates on foreign ships nave risen steadily since Russia went into the world wheat market to make up the deficit from a poor crop this year. Soviet Warning U.S. shipowners, who must meet the world's highest operating costs, made their move after the Russian purchasing mission for grain warned that the sale pro gram might fall through if it were conditioned on using U.S. ships. President Kennedy i e t such a condition in announc ing the program to make some 4 million tons of grain available. American man- time unions have threatened to picket foreign ships if U.S. vessels are frozen out of the market. The Russian warning pro voked powerful reaction. Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey (D-Minn.) said Tuesday that he had called upon the State, Commerce and Agriculture Departments to relax ship ping regulations that might block the sale. Regulations Hit "If we are going to sell wheat, we ought not to have the sale vitiated by rules and regulations, he told a news conference. Insistence that U.S. ships be given priority for carry ing the wheat has been drawing complaints from Japan, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Britain. The Norwegian charge of j discrimination" drew a spirited reply Tuesday from Ralph E. Casey, president of the American Merchant Marine Institute. He advised the critical Norwegian ship. owners to examine their consciences about allowing their ships to trade with Communist Cuba despite U.S. requests not to do so. Cites Statements Citing published state ments by the ISiorwegian shipping men that "the Rus sians have never succeeded in scoring a single point or a single goal" against the United States. "In our Norwegian consciousness," Ca sey said: "I wonder if their 'Norwe gian consciousness' takes in to account the aid their own shipowners have given the Russians bv trading with Cuba, notwithstanding the strong policy position of the U.S. government to the con trary." Ihe Maritime Admmistra- tion's blacklist of merchant ships detected trading , with Cuba contains five Norwe-! gian ships for a total of 13 trips. Ships on the blacklist are Please Turn to Pg. 18, Col. 6 Oxnard Police Chief, Red Faced Over Betting, Prepares Crackdown Ln Antlt Timw Ntwt Itrvico OXNARD Police Chief Al Jewrell warned Tuesday that he's cracking down on petty gambling and betting! pools because of a court decision which left him slightly red-faced. The decision in question involved bartender Joaquin Flores, 43, who was arrested for getting up a baseball pool during the World Series. Flores screamed "louL" He went out and hired former Ventura County DisL Atty. Roy A. Gustafson to defend him on the grounds that if he got pinched everybody in the county ought to be, too. to. TURNABOUT Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower "listens" to heart of Dr. Paul Dudley White with a gold stethoscope before presenting it to the noted heart specialist at International Cardiology Foundation dinner in New York. It was Dr. White who treated Gen. Eisenhower after his 1955 heart attack. The award was for Dr. White's contributionj to world peace as well as medicine. UP) TIW1 Socialists OK New Attempt at Italy Coalition By Robert T. Hartmann Let Anttlts TimM Ntwt Strvic ROME Italy's Socialists agreed Tuesday to attempt another center-left coalition with the pro-western Christian Democrats. However, the package plan Socialists intend to offer the Christian Demo crats on an all-or-nothing basis calls for rejection of President Kennedy's plan for a multi-nation nuclear force, Socialist membership in the cabinet, a state- planned economy and oppo sition to all nuclear ar mament in Europe. Rejection of the plan could plunge the nation in deeper political turmoil. ' i , The new Socialist stand came at tne enmax oi a party congress at which veteran leader Pietro Nenni barely held his ranks toge ther in five days of stormy debate. Faction Backed Thirty-seven percent of the 600 Socialist delegates voted with the "Carnstr faction which favors renew ing the old Marxist alliance with Italy's resurgent Com munists, who now hold one fourth of all seats in Parli ament. But the 72-year-old Nen nrs pyrrmc victory was narrower than the figures showed. He beat tne pro- C o m m u n i s ts, who are against NATO and all its works, only by severely watering down his original pro-western stand in a compromise with his ambitious party lieutenant, Riccardo Lombardi, who espouses positive neutrality" for Ita ly's future role. Although the Socialists refused to meet any of the three bedrock conditions on which conservative Christian ' Democrats agreed to collaborate with them, it was still regarded as probable that the Christian Democrat party secretary, Aldo Moro, will be given another chance to try and compose a center- left coalition in which bocia lists may get tour to six Please Turn to Pg. 16, Col, poenaed a long list of digni-i taries including the mayor, police chief, undersheriff, district attorney, a state senator, an assembhman and the editors of the coun ty's two largest dailies. Gustafson said he intended to ask them whether they ever bet in pools. It never got that far; Municipal Court Judge Phi lip west Monday dismissed the misdemeanor gambling charge against Flores with the comment: "The law under which he is being prosecuted is not uniformly invoked in this area and this and related provisions of our law are regularly and openly violated." V t i 1 Vatican Council Votes on Mary's Church Role Fathers Agree by Slim Margin to Shift Emphasis to Minimalists' Viewpoint By Sanche De Gramont Exclutiv to The Timet from tht Now York Horold Tribuno VATICAN CITY After which went as far as distributing pamphlets on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Council took steps Tuesday to de-emphasize the place of the Virgin Mary in the church. On the face of it, the vote was procedural. The fathers agreed by a slim majority of 40 that a schema on the Virgin Mary should be included as a chapter in the schema on the church. But behind the vote and reflecting the council's deep division on the issue, there are two basically different conceptions of Mary's role in the church. ... One, called the maximalist, insists on giving the utmost possible devotion to Mary and associating her m the mystery of redemption. Stick to Scripture The minimalists stick to Scripture and view Mary as the most perfect member of the church, but insist that she should not be venerated separately and that she can not serve the function of mediatrix. Tuesday's vote was felt by experts and council fathers to be a narrow victory for the minimalists and for the Christian unity movement Stressing devotion to Ma ry is criticized by Protes tants and Orthodox alike. As council theologian Gustave Weigel explained it: "Protestants find that Catholic doc trine tends to obscure the unique mediation of Christ. They feel Mary is in conflict with Christ. Oppose Dogma Protestants also refuse to recognize the Catholic doc trines of immaculate conception and assumption. The Orthodox, while accepting these doctrines, have not followed the western Church in creating many secondary devotions for Mary and oppose the multiplication of dogmatic definitions on Ma ry. Council experts said the Please Turn to Pg. 16, Col. 4 In fact, the judge added, the facts and results of lotteries, sweepstakes and other wagers, are routinely published and have become commonplace. Jewell said his crackdown will apply not only to lot- teries and pools but also to door-prize drawings. He didn't include the latter without a reason. At the Knights of Columbus Civic Night Dinner Oct S, a lucky person in the audience picked up an easy! $2j when his ticket was piucKea m tne door prize. drawing. Chief Jewell was the' a,. 5 ' 't f .. v (r days of intense lobbying Hurricane Still Rages; Rains Ease Drought BOSTON m Hurricane Ginny, still a threat, raged over Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island late Tuesday, leaving behind welcome heavy rains in parched New England. Greenwood, N. S., meas ured winds exceeding 100 m.p.h. and St. Johns, N.B had gusts up to 92 m.p.h. ine wma Knocked over many small buildings in the Canadian maritime prov inces and dozens of small vessels broke moorings and piled up on shore. At least one freighter met the same fate. Telephone lines were felled in many coastal areas. However, there were no reports of death or injury. ' Moving Rapidly Although winds at the storm's center measured about 100 m.p.h. in gusts, Ginny's travel over land and cold water caused it to lose tropical characteristics and the Weather Bureau said it is "no longer a true hurricane." Tuesday evening the cen ter of the storm was over the western portion of Prince Edward Island after having crossed Nova Scotia near Yarmouth. It was moving rapidly to the northeast The advisory said the storm would continue to move , in a northeasterly direction at about 35 m.p.h. during the next 12 hours, then take a more easterly course. The hurricane caused heavy rain over portions of eastern New England and brought a measure of re lief to an area plagued by drougnt and forest fires. Bans on burning were eased Heavy rain fell on eastern Long Island and breakers pounded1 the Long Island north shore, from Port Jef ferson to Orient Point. ' Wrist Broken, Gleason Goes On NEW YORK m Jackie Gleason did the last 15 min-i utes of tape for his Saturday night show Tuesday night with a fractured left wrist. Nobody, including the co median, knew the wrist was fractured as he finished the show, but a spokesman said Jackie suspected it. The accident occurred when Glea son as part of the show and in front of a live audience, MANDATE FOR i-Bomb Like - Settlers' . - Bf Dwight D. Elsenhower" ' V Pat Sixteen From .the moment that the Soviets exploded theil first atomic bomb and built airplanes capable cf carry ing them over great distances,' Americans realized tha as never before In history, they must thenceforth Uvt under the specter of wholesale destruction. V " But multimegaton bombs and long-range missiles do not necessarily ' mean that we must live forever in disabling fear. For one thing, threats , and challenge are not new. An anology, can be made with some validity between the . life we lead today and that led by the American pioneers who. maae weir nomes, raisea their families,, plowed their fields, and lived a full life even under the never-end ing threat o ; attack -by hostile, Indians, ' l oday,- tnougn we Know that there. Is a' constant possibility-s-however remote of an unprecedented holo caust, we still must be wise and courageous enough to live fully, confident in the knowledge that we have taken every reasonable step to deter aggression and that we shall always be ready to defend liberty no matter what the price, Basic Considerations I have often been told that deep-seated concern over the possibilities of nuclear war persuaded many people to vote for me in 1952 who under other circumstances might have opposed the candidacy of a professional military man. Whatever the impact on the political campaign, however, my military background assured at least that as President I would hold certain definite convictions on national security. With some oversimplifica tion, it seemed to me. as I took over the office, that five basic considerations pro vided logical guidelines for designing and employing a security establishment. I had long been convinced that the composition and structure of our military establishment s h o u 1 d be based on the assumption that the United States on its own initiative would never start a major war. This meant that the nation had to maintain forces of greatei strength and effectiveness than would be necessary if Madame Nhu Returns, Finds Film Set Barred Warner Bros. Refuses to Let Vietnamese, : Back Here After Visit to S.F., on Lot By Mary Ann Callan Mme. Ngo Dinh Nhu, South Vietnam's whirlwind in silk, returned to Los Angeles Tuesday night and learned she had b e e n rebuffed in her request to visit a movie set. Mme. Nhu and her party arrived at International Airport on a Western Airlines jet from San Francisco at 7:25 p.m. There were no incidents upon her arrival, and no crowds or pickets were on hand to greet her. South Vietnam's first lady was met by representatives of the Los Angeles County Young Republicans, who took her immediately to the Beverly Wilshire. She will address the group today at; 8 p.m. in the Statler Hilton. . 'Very, Very Tired' Mme. Nhu, who left clouds of controversy in her wake during' her- U.S. tour, com mented she was "very, very tired." A number of passengers aboard Mme. Nhu's plane said the four-jet craft had an engine failure 15 minutes prior to landing. A company spokesman said, however, this was not so, but added that the plane was taken out of service for a "routine maintenance check." Passengers ticketed tnrougn to noenuc were placed on another plane. During her stay here Mme Nhu had hoped to visit, the Warner Bros, studio set of "My Fair Lady." A member of her party had asked stu dio permission to visit the set today or. Thursday. Although it. refused to make official comment, the studio said the set and all other parts of the studio would be closed to her. . When reports of Mme. Nhu's hoped-for visit CHANGE Peri our purpose had been gressive.; So lone as we were to allow an enemy the. initiative, we would have to be capable of defeating hlni even after having sustained the' first blow a blow thaii would almost certainly ba;i surprise attack and one thai would make Pearl Harbtii. by comparison,-"look like .'4 skirpiish. ' '. . ' ' V'Noi Qbllratloil , Nevertheless:' the assump tion did not; in my view, presuppose' that America's response : to attack would have to 1 accord with the exact nature of the aggres sion. For example, an inva sion of Europe in over whelming strength by con ventional forces did not mean that our reaction had to be limited to force of the same kind. The second guideline was that since modern global war would be catastrophic beyond belief, America's mi litary forces must be de signed primarily to deter a conflict, even though they might be compelled later to fight. A third was that national security could not be measured in terms of military strength alone. The relation ship, for example, . between military and economic strength is intimate and indivisible. . Need of Nation What America needed,'ll felt, was a fully adequate military establishment headed by men of sufficient breadth of view to recognize and sustain appropriate relationships among the moral, intellectual, economic and military facets of our strength. This , meant also that they should have the capacity to dispose our forces intelligently, in such a fashion as best to serve peacetime objectives and yet to be of maximum effectiveness in case of attack, , They would, of course, Please Turn to Pg. 26, Col. I burn, star of the film, wai heard to say: "If she comes, I won't" be here. I'm sorry, but I'll tie ill." While in the Bay " area, Mme. Nhu's public appea rances drew generally polite attention from 10.000 students at the University of California at Berkeley and angry words from both her and some of her listeners. v Mme. Nhu said she made the speech at UC, which she previously had cancelled,. "in the face of threats." She did not elaborate. - - At UC she repeated a speech she had given toa group of San Francisco businessmen Monday. But she drew hisses when she spoke of religious tolerance in the country. ' . ( ,,' Later, in a radio interview, she said the hissing s.tu dents "behaved lie snake3.V; ; Mme. Nhu, sister-in-law of South Vietnam's President Ngo Dinh Diem, charged in the interview that reports that her nation has a secret police force "is absolutely an invention." "Youth Dragged Away - As she was leaving the UC campus to return to San . Francisco a youth in his late teens leaned across police lines and shouted: "Fascist butcher." Mme. Nhu, standing 5 ft. away, apparently heard the remark but took no notice of it Elsewhere on campus police broke up an anti-Nhu demonstration and dragged one young man to a police car. ' Prior to her arrival here, aides said Mme. Nhu arid her daughter. Le Thuy, will remain for "several days." Please Turn to Pg. 26, Col. 3 Gustafson agreed and sub plucker. i into a kick waiL reached the set, Audrey Hep-1 6

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