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SECOND EDITION SAUNAS VALLEY WEATHER Pair trouqH Friday. High yaser-day 64. TH morningi low 3S. (Complcta Forecast on Page 20.) 1966 CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS) INC SALINAS NINETY-FIFTH YEAR-NO. 41 Consolidation Soiinat Index-Journal, Established 1171 ond Salinas Morning post.
Established 1MJ SALINAS, CALIFORNIA, THUFSlAY EVENING, FEEF.UAF.Y 30 PAC 10 CENTS ONE CENT LEVY Test Ban Unruh Seeks! By Russ To Up State Sales Taxes Dim fed Air Cr SltRAMENTO (I ID Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Inruh, earning out a lung-standing pledge, today proposed boosting the stales sales lav by 1 eent and using most of the $360 million a year It raises lor property tax relief. The Inglewood Democrat was prepared to introdure a far- 1 reaching bill upping the sales 9 i tax, lowering property taxes 0 pp and increasing state aid to school districts Accident Occurs During Takeoff At Russ Capital GKNKAA (CPI) Russia today accused Ihe United States of violating International laws and the 1963 nuclear test ban treaty by contaminating the 1 high seas with nuclear bombs. It cited the Incident of the lost I bomb in the crash of a B52 I bomber off Spain last month. The Russians also charged the United Stales with blocking 1 a treaty to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons by planning to give West Germany access 1 to atomic anus Moscow delivered its two- pronged attack at the 17-nation disarmament conference during a highly-charged session.
I Charges Reflected chief negotiator William C. Foster promptly rejected both charges as false and unfounded anil designed purely for propaganda The chief Soviet negotiator, Semyon K. Tsarapkin, opened thp attack by reading a Kremlin memorandum concem-1 ing the collision last Jan. 17 over Spam of a nuclear-armed B52 and a K1135 refueling plane. I The memorandum charged the ln-s nf the nuclear bombs in I the accident had caused con-! lamination of the coastal wa-i tors and high seas off Spain Three Recovered Three of the bombs were I recovered on land, but the fourth apparently fell into the Mediterranean Sea and was believed lying 1.200 feet of water within three or four miles of the Spanish coast.
Kf forts in recover the bomb have failed The Soviet note (barged the I'nited States with violating international law. the international convention of the high I seas and the 1063 nuclear test lean treaty MOSCOW (I PI) A Sov I Tullf, the worlds biggest commercial airliner, erased into a snowbank on takeoff here today, killing most of the 48 person aboard. Airport sources said the plane, which can carry up to 235 persons, tried to take off in a snowstorm, failed to gain altitude, hit the snowbank at the end of the i runway and exploded in flames. Soviet officials refused to confirm or deny the crash, and, in line with Russian policy, no official statement was expected. The accident was reported, however, by airport sources Inaugural flight The plane on an inaugural flight of a run from Moscow to Brazzaville in the Congo republic, which is the former French Congo Before the crash, Tas.s, the official Soviet news agency, had announced "Soviet spenahsts" were aboard One nf them was Vyacheslav Bashkirov, director of international transport for the Soviet airline Aeroflot The authoritative publication.
all the world's aircraft, lists the Tl'114 as the biggest and heaviest commercial airliner. It says about 20 are now in use. The crash occurred at 2 a m. No firm death toll was available but sources said "most" of the 48 persons aboard were killed. One of the survivors was Bashkirov, who was among the injured taken to a hospital.
It was the first known crash of the TU14. Airport Closed The airport was dosed until 7 President Warns on Viet Cong WASHINGTON (I PI) President Johnson has warned that if Met ong terror tactics can topple South Met Nam, they can bo used again to subjugate others at another time, at an even higher eost to freedom. In a speech to the American Association of School Administrators Wednesday, John-on -aid ihe Viet Cong campaign of I "fear and death to forcte the 'people of South Met Nam into submission" must be stopped. 'If this war of liberation triumphs. the President asked, "who will be liberated next?" There is a job of liberation South A'tet Nam, Johnson said.
It is liberation from terror, liberation from disea-e, from hunger, and liberation from ignorance." Liberation Urged I'nless liberation from these privations is achieved, he said, "a military victory in South Viet Nam would be no victory in liliera-tion at all only a brief dtelav until TAYLOR TESTIFIES Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, former ambassador to South Viet Nam and former chairman of the military chiefs of staff, tells the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington today that U.S. military action including bombing of North Viet Nam, is essential in the Vietnamese war. Any reduction from the present level would only prolong the fighting, he said.
(UPI Telephoto) a I Although I'nruh put the bill A A I A in the hands of the Assembly I 3 Cl I UL clerk today, one source said it couldn't Ire formally introduced for legislative consideration un-jtil later. The legislature now is in its special session and tiov INDIAN Allil.IS. Ind. (I Il) iFdmund Brown did not cov- At least nine girls remained new taxes in his list of spe-at large today following three I elai ast separate outbreaks of rioting Wednesday that injured II girls- 1 at the Indiana girls school. The measure's future looked Officials of the institution, Ihe dim.
scene of similar railing in 1964. 1 hen Virgil O'Sullivan. D-Wil-said one fugitive turned herself hams, newly-appointed chair-in at daylight afler contacting a (man of the Senate Revenue and service station owner she iTaxation l'ommittrt said he promised In surrender if she as personally opposed to all could talk to newsmen, increases and added. "I Ues said. morn opposed to a sales tax in- Carloads of girls from the crease than to the income tax minimum security school of the increase penal institution were rounded And Assemblyman Nicholas up during screaming outbreaks Petris, D-Oakland, chairman of window and furniture smash- of the Assembly Itevenue and mg Committee, wasnt en- Cause I nknnun Jhiisiastic about the bill, lie eo- The cause of Ihe disturbances authored thp II billion Petris-was no! known, penal officials i I nruh bill during Ihe 1965 ses-said, bul said il may have sion but it contained substantial stemmed from a mi-under-! provisions not included in the standing nboui privileges." Speaker's new lull Stale police continued to But I nruh.
pushing for the t.IRLS Page 2. Col. 1 TANKS Page 2. Col. 3 Obscenity Trial Opens in Court The trial nf the Crystal Theatre operator and projectionist on misdemeanor obscenity charges opened this morning with testimony by Police Captain Harold Duncan and recessed at 11:30 a.m.
Jurors were sworn at 9:45 a.m. after a selection process which ate up all yesterday afternoon. Prosecutor George Mclnrus made a brief opening statement outlining the stales case: William Bryan, allnmey for theater operator emon Pearson, told jurors he would demonstrate that conteni)orary standards do not condemn the movies the state alleges are obscene; and Miss Tatncia Lane, attorney for projectionist irgmm Furtado, waived her opening statement The tnal messed at 11 30 a m. with jurors to return to the courtroom at 1 m. to view the pictures under question, a feature-length movie titled "Lust and the Flesh" and four short subjects which reportedly feature nude women It was on the basis nf the films, Duncan testified, that he sought and obtained from the district attorney's office warrants for the arrest of Pearson and Furtado, arrests which he made on Nov.
lfi In his opening statement, Bryan laid the groundwork for what OBSCENITY Page 2. Cot. 1 Four Hours Needed to Pick Jury Choosing a Salinas Municipal Court Jury can be a ticklish thing particularly when the Jury Ls to hear evidence In an "obscenity" trial. It took over four hours yesterday and this morning for such a jury to be selected for the tnal of Vernon L. Pierson and Virgmio Furtado, Prosecution and defense attorneys, through exact questioning, explored each prospective juror's opinion of moral standards.
Questions probed into a jr-ror's religious faith, reading habits, views on freedom of speech and expression and of course movie attendance. For Pierson and Furtado are on trial, faced with a misdemeanor of VIEWS ON VIET WAR Taylor Urges Increase In Yank Aggressiveness am. Friday (II pm Thursday) and the road blocked off. But persons already at the airHirt reported that officials rushed cranes to the crash site. Foreigners were kept well avvav from the scene But the EST sufficient and more men would hte needed.
But he said he did not know whether, as some sen-, ators have indicated, the total might reach 600,000, sen John J. Stennis, who mentioned the 600.000 fig-1 ure last week, said todav at WASHINGTON (I PI) Maxwell D. Taylor said today that more aggressive I military aeiion on ihe ground-meaning more American troops was necessary In Mel Nam. lie said the pre-cnt troop commitment of 205.0UO was not the aggressor returns to feed on the continuing misery of the people Johnson said that the mam test of S. strength in the conflict would tie the building of a ''better society" in South Viet persons at the airport said they an( aflPr ouyimng plans could see Soviet rescuers' programs at milling about the cranes.
Ihome, detailed those designed The Tl'114 is the largest and heaviest commercial airliner on for South Viet Nam. Tax Experts Offer Plans On Budeting SACRAMF.NTO (C PI) Senate tax experts today came up with a program to balance Gov. Kdmund G. Browns $4.6 billion budget without new taxes, Sen George Miller Jr D-! Martinez, chairman of the Sen-I ate Finance Committee, unveiled the plan at a news conference. and immediately got from the administration Eliminates Reserve He said the plan would place the state on full accrual accounting and eliminate a $132 9 million reserve the administration planned to carry' the state through a relatively dry fiscal period ending with the influx of income tax money on April 15 Instead, the state would borrow money to tide it over at an interest cost of $3 5 million.
Miller said leaving the $143 million Brown had proposed as an income tax boost in the taxpayers pockets would more than make up for the interest payment. This would lie he-cau-e the taxpayers then would spend the money and pay sales tax on it. Flying Horsemen Fight Viet Cong the world's air routes. At full capacity, it can carry-up to 220 passengers with a iitvv of 15. Pledges Support He said he had pledged I' S.
support to help build 2.800 cta-srooms. help train 13.400 The Tl'114 on the flight to teachers, h'elp distribute nearly Brazzaville was fitted out for 6 000 text books, and a-si-t 170 However, it educating "almost a fourth as earned only 48 on its maiden many doctors as the total flight number they now have It has a top speed of 390 miles per hour lea-t a partial lallup of re-er vist.s and national guardsmen likely will bo necessary The increasing cost of the war also' is likely to mean higher taxes, Stennis said I Before nmmittee I Taylor testified before the! Senate Foreign Relations Com- mittoe as resumed its public inquiry into President John- son's A let Nam policy in the full glare of live television and, radio, lie vigorously defended! aggressive military action. 1 on the ground and in the air Taylor got into a fieri argil- mont wiih Sen Wayne Morse, I D-Ore the most outspoken foe of administration policy Taylor in effect accused Morse of advocating forced communism on the pteople of Viol Nam Morse in tum an used Taylor of using "smear arguments' and. with the President, of deceiving Ihe merio.n people The President tuned in on the toltevi-ed defense of Ins policy by Taylor Two television sets were on in Johnson's office, both carrying the live questioning of Taylor by senators. Taylor said rt would lie good charge showing obscene films at the Crystal Theatre, 137 Maui St.
A total of six prospective jurors said they had attended the Crystal in the past. One man, who was excused from the Jury, had attended the theater 45 years ago. None of the jurors had ever seen the films thry will see before the trial is over. They attended the theater prior to March. 1965 when films, such as those on trial, began to JURY Page 2.
Col. 5 LOOK OUT GELOW? SAIGON (111) Horsemen" of (he 1st Cavalry Division smashed into a Met (ong regimental headquarters near Bung Son today, driving through heavy automatic weapons fire In kill at least 126 Communist defenders. In Saigon. Met Cong terrorists exploded two pla-tie lxmbs in crowded stmhs outside the Vietnamese armed forces headquarters compound, killing 12 persons and wounding f.O Most of the casualties were civilians No Americans were hurt American and Allied forces have Ixten pre-sing a m.is-ivc long hunt and destroy campaign in the Bong Son area, atxmt 310 miles northeast of Saigon Leads Troops A North Vietnamese battalion commander captured two days I ago lev! the 1-t Cavalry troops to ihe VC regimental headquarters, hidden in a valley, i Helicopters moved ahead of the cavalrymen, dropping 70.00(1 leaflets bearing the picture of battalion commander Dong Doan. 30 The leaflets also AT FT Page 2.
Col. 6 TAYLOR Page 2. Col 5 'Special "Assignment1 Third in the series of four articles on the 1965 Monterey County highway toll appears today on Page 18. Locations and times of accidents are Asian Flu Rips Through Monterey County Schools NAMED TO BOlltn SACRAMENTO (UPI) -Gov Edmund Brown today appointed Dr (ieorge I Deane Jr Merced, a- a member of the state I coaid of optometry Train Travel Picture View In Weekender By 19X6, America's worn, rattling trains may be trans formed into automated marvels which will whiz across the landscape at speeds up to 30D miles per hour This picture of tram travel of the future is outlined in a dramatis article. Aon Will Go 300 mph on Ihe Ground," In the Saturday Family Weekly m.igaine.
a section of the (alifnrnian Weekender edition. And as usual the Weekender will carry New Aork Slock Exchange and American Slin Exchange lists, weekly mutual funds and the market Week in Review plus colored comics, TV Green Guide, Ranch and Home and John Steinbecks "Letter If your feet hurt you may have holes in our head, a noted i psyehiatn-t reports He suggests that to ue you buy a new pair of shoes you i eon-ult a brain shrinker tieeause foot pain is a common form of conver-ion reaction, whatever that is It's the form of I repressed anxiety which a advancing into combat to develop paralysis of feet and legs Foot pain al-o may represent hostility to authority I So perhaps as you walk toward the bos office someday you II be paralyzed or develop a pain in the foot On the other hand, or foot, the boss may have developed a pain in the neck for you To help cure this sore foot condition it is suggested you walk tippy toe in a straight line or pick up marbles with your toes So don't let office strain get you. Keep a dish of marh'es under your desk and whpn troubles beset you take off your shoes and tag a few taws or aggies. W.M.G. The Senator.
'66 Red Book On Investing Now Available The 1966 Red Book, 104 pages of detailed Information on stocks, bonds and mutuals now Is available through the Californian. This valuable book which contains dividend records, slock price ranges by years, four-year table of highest and lowest bids, earnings reports and complete listings of all New Aork and American Mock l.xehnnge bonds, may be obtained fur $1 either at the Californian office or by mail. Coupon appears on today's Californian Business Tage. Also starting on today's Business Page is a 20-part series, "First Steps to Stock Profits, by Ronald Goodman, Securities Editor of Moody's Stock Survey. Ills articles appeal to both the novice and Ihe seasoned Investor.
Today's Inside News ported today That 200 students were ab-ent at Alisa High School this morning That is lfi 3 jeer cent of the student body. Normal ab-ence rate is about 5 per cent or less North Salinas and Salmas high schools had 231 and 244 students hard hit by flu. Asst Slip! Joe Mi Mahan said today But one school. Boronda. is in bad shape There wetc fi dnldien (and two mil of seven leather-) ab--ont at Boronda today That ts 33 per tent of the school en- Alain Street Mioeshine Stand to Close After 24 Tears Pope Paul Lxptalns Fast and Absistence Rules Santa Rita Water District Bond Aote Scheduled Shopping (enter Wins One, Loses Two Sign Requests Amusements 2D Public Notices Ann Landers 12 Sports (see early story, Tage 15) Aslan flu is sweeping through the Monterey mint' schools, mowing down students and teachers alike.
Ml four -t hcNil- in the S.ilio.i-I'nion High liool lo-tiui have lieen hit hard, as have tho-e in the North Atonterey County Pmon Elementary School District Increased student and 'racher absences attributable to A-inn flu are reported from King City tn Carmel to Pa taro 2110 Absent The high school district le- Page 5 II 17 21 26 absent this morning. 13 per eent rollment of 177 students of their student bodies. 1 North Monterey Coun'v men FI Sausal Junior high reported Elementary School District has 140 absences. 13 5 per cent of really been clobbered by flu. the student bdy And at AAash- Sana! Cruz schools mgtnn Junior High there were i have Ix-eri ravaged by A-ian flu 142 absences, 12 per eent for the pa-t two weeks Salinas City (eiementary) Student ab-entem-tn in Mon-School District has not generally FLU Page 2, Col.
2 Slock and Business Sylvia Porter Television A alley Weather Women, Hubs 13 2. 23 1 19 14 17 20 .26 29 24 6 6 Classified Comics Drew Tearsnn Editorial Henry Mac.Vrtbur 1 I.
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