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03aUii. ik * {Facts 74th Yeor Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1964 SI.50 Per Month 20 Pages 10 Cents Panama agrees to resume diplomatic ties with U.S. flag polo was cut two new aluminum put un on cither Storm death toll mounts; Florida hit By United Press International Bitter cold chilled storm- weary Easterners today and! dealt the harshest blow to FIor-( PANAMA CITY. Canal Zone;ultancously on brand new ida's vegetable crop since the fUPD—Panama agreed today'separate flagpoles in crop-killing freeze of 1962. jto resume diplomatic relations, Balboa High School The death toll from the near'"'" 1 the Unitcd statcs - and thejCanal Zone blizzard which raked the East' lwc countries agreed to nego-i Student demonstrations climbed to 143 New York and l ' alc " a " existing matters" at!flying both flags in front of the-flag bark up." .down opposite but parallel side- other major cities struggled to isstlc w >thin 30 days. ! high school set off last week's j Reaction seemed to be walks to the new poles. Then, break throu"h a frozen'crust of President Robert F. Chiari: rioting that resulted in death mixed. None of the studcnts:when the command "raise the white which°had paralyzed nor- loltl ,llc nal i° n in a radio broad-jfor 21 persons and injury to al-| would give their names because (colors" was given by a sabcr- mal life for two days." I cast °^ ,nc agreement and said'most 500 others. las one said: "If we make any;saluting ROTC officer, the two TI n r -i ar I !hJ nc wou 'd name a committee! At the height of the rioting.;trouble now we'll be shippedjflags were run up simultane- ... tl0 . T,aa 'on h.t tl " l0 negotiate and subscribe a [Panama broke off relations with! back to the States." iously. There was a flicker of ir -ironLitaV v!" t=,w^' ncw ,rcat >' with ,he us - out- ; the United States as a rcsultl Schools in the zone opened to-; applause, r « ffilrwl heivilv Thn trm ! ,inin S with a " clarity the rights!of the differences over the U.S.- day for the first time since last! The agreement did not refer tur went into the ->0s in!corresponding to Panama as ajcontrolled Canal Zone. (Thursday's rioting in Panama!directly to Panama's demand i PCr fi ™ Florida inH hpld~thprp ! par 'i c ' pan ' in (ne canaI work." The agreement to resume re- which was touched off whenifor revision of the 60-year-old fo Jft hours—ten" cnouch to " c said this woul(i climinatc la,ions and 10 negotiate was 1 Panamanian students sought to! treaty under which the United ruV ^tomatocs beans and M .i r, ar oncc an<1 for a " tirr,c t(l ° frc ' reachc<1 in talfcs s P onsorcd by raise their country's flag injStates operates the Panama ! a'nc despite attempts to ~saW qucnt rifts ovcr tnc Can31 Zone the inter-American peace com-'front of the Balboa school.!Canal. The United States was ithem throu'-h artificial heatin" ""hirh on more than one occa-; mission sent here by thc Organ-iThcir move came after stu-!understood to have objected to R °"sion have resulted in events as ization of American Statesjdents there, in violation of theisueh a reference. Canal Zone governor 's order! But Panama accepted the and among thc students about the Thc old front of move, but others made clear down and in the that "we have nothing against poles were 'the Panama flag—all we want-'side. Three-man groups of uni- over'cd was to get the American formed ROTC students marched 800,000 LETTERS — Mrs. John F. Kennedy Tuesday made her first public statement since the assassination of her husband. In the office of Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy in Washing- Ion she said she has received 800,000 letters of condolence. She said her greatest wish was that all could be acknowledged and added that all of them would be placed in the President Kennedy Memorial Library that will be built adjacent to Harvard Universilly on Farmers worked through the- night in hopes of warding offj juM lranspircd .» the freeze damage they suffered; wjthm hQurs f (f]c in 1962, when a cold snap ruined j mcn , , hc Amcrican and ltf .000 acres of citrus. man ian flags were raised sim-! the Charles River, Mass. I- (UPI Telephoto) Mrs. Kennedy promises answers to all letters WASHINGTON (UPI) — Thcla red leather sofa in the office fears in her eyes glistened un- of her brother-in-law. Atty. Gen. der the bright television lights. Robert F. Kennedy, for the telc- but she never faltered. vision appearance. She prom- fresh in her mind, went on na-J knowlc(i S C(I sonle day. 1 "It is my greatest wish that Engle's wife not interested in running IS Degrees Reported Florida temperatures included! 15 at Cross City. 18 at Talla-; hassee. and 26 at Jacksonville.) To the north, temperatures below zero were common in snow-, bound New England and aver-' aged from zero to in above along the mid-Atlantic Coast. , The same clear skies that; kept temperatures crisp during! j About 1.500 students and fac-j temporarily banning the flying!agreement, considering it to ree- ulty members watched the flag-;of the American flag, raised!imply that the canal will be Pana- raising ceremony this morning .Jthe Stars and Stripes and re -ldiscussed since that is the There was some grumbling;fused to take it down. I main outstanding issue. Italy wants a Europe tied to America Rusk hopeful settlement of crisis now under way -Italian told , . , , WASHINGTON (UPI)- ;thc night were cxpectcn to help, w An(onjo ia warming trend later in the . . , „ itmiT- lip »•« :day. with some melting of thejjomt session of Congress today, looa -< | East's massive snow drifts pre- that Italy wants to create a Eu- WASHINGTON" (UPI) — The;dieted in sunny areas. 'rope tied to America by "indis- Mrs John F Kenned v the! i;icd "'osc who have written her I wife of ailing Sen. Clair Engle.j Most highways were clear but soluble bonds of interdepend- terriblc memorv of Nov. 22 still(thal , ,! '? ir .»<*tcr s ™ uId bc d °, nied , today that ,? hc jsKppcry through the Midwest fn of b , and soIidarily .-had any interest in succeeding!and East. Some secondary roads , n prepared speech in her husband in the Senate. !wcrc still treacherous and _ s idc! which hc ' |! c fu „ s * t e , "I have absolutely no interest istreets in some of the nations , he A „ antic0 A , Uancc . S egni said 1™ Affairs Comndttec WASHINGTON (UPI)—Sccrc-jtalks 30 days after this step, tary of State Dean Rusk said A J°' nt u - S.-Panamanian an- hopcful that a tionwide television Tuesday to thank the nearly 800,000 persons from all over thc world who have written her letters of con dolence. "The knowledge of the affec tion in which my husband was held by all of you has sustained me, and thc warmth of these tributes is something I shall never forget," she said. Then, swallowing hard, she added in a low voice that "whenever 1 can bear to, I read them." There was a catch in her voice and her lower lip quivered as she said, "all his bright light gone from thc world." .Mrs. Kennedy was seated on Weather Redlands Weather Today Highest 67, Lowest 3S One Year Ago Highest 66, Lowest 32 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 6:55 a.m. — 5:04 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Mostly sunny Thursday but increasing cloudiness late Thursday. Slightly warmer daytime temperatures but a little cooler most areas tonight. Lows tonight 2836. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast Mostly clear weather is in prospect for Southern California tonight and Thursday, although there will bc some cloudiness late Thursday ovcr the north west section of thc area. Temperatures will bc slightly warmer again Thursday but somewhat cooler weather is ex pected in most sections tonight. The outlook for Friday is for mostly sunny weather but partly cloudy at times. Chance of a few showers or snow flurries over thc northern mountain ranges. Thc noon preliminary outlook as issued by thc bureau's Fruit- Frost Service in Pomona indi cates that in Southern California argricultural districts tonight there will be intermittent wind in areas open to the north or east. The lowest temperature at coldest fruit-frost key stations will be 26 degrees. Scattered protected is expected to be nee essary in low ground locations beginning about 4 a.m. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ended at 4 a.m.: High Low Precip. all of these letters bc acknowledged," she said. "They will bc.| in my husband's Senate scat,'! largest cities but it will take a long time to j she told UPI. "There is no set! clogged, do so. but I know you will un-i 0 f circumstances that would in-! were still snow- second midnight conference in as many days with top advisers, nouncement said that all mat-j Johnson left a state dinner . . tcrs which may affect relations|for President Antonio Segni of settlement of the Panama crisis(between thc two countries:Italy Tuesday night to meet was now underway. He said! would bc discussed. But it care- j with Rusk. Defense Secretary "quiet continues" in thc strife- 1 fully avoided any reference to: Robert S. McNamara and Mc- torn area. ("revision" of the Canal ZonejGeorge Bundy. presidential as- Rusk made thc comment aft-jtrcaty. jsistant for national security af- er giving a two-hour, closed- 1 Speaker John McCormack ; fairs. made an unusual appearance atj Johnson met with thc same the committee's session today officials and other advisers until 2 a.m. Tuesday. derstand. Lifting her head slightly as if to keep control, Mrs. Kennedy told the nation, "each and every message is to be treasured not only for my children but so that future generations will know- how much our country and people in other nations thought of him." Mrs. Kennedy wore a two- piece, black wool dress and no jewelry except for her wedding ring and a smaller ring her late husband gave her last August after the death of their infant son. Patrick Bouvicr. Thc dark-haired widow said the letters would bc placed with (he late President's other papers in the Kennedy Memorial Library to bc built near Harvard University, overlooking thc Charles River at Boston. Thc attorney general announced Monday that the Kennedy family had contributed Si million to (he campaign to raise S10 million for the library. Mrs. Kennedy invited all Americans to visit thc library when it is completed. She ended with a soft "thank you" and turned quickly to the attorney general and his brother. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass. for some cheering words of assurance. She left the office on the attorney general's arm after shaking hands with many of the reporters in thc room. ducc mc to bc a candidate." Englc, who underwent brain surgery last August, has announced his intention to seek re-election, but is under pressure from California Democratic leaders to withdraw from the race. I State party leaders recently, chief Republican sponsor of the set a Jan. 25 deadline by which they asked that Engle reveal all medical details of his illness. Mrs. Englc said her denial! of 1,is sll "P ort for lhc m ™™ TC ' was thc result of speculation! Rep. William M. McCulIoch. that she would like to run in! n ' 01 " 0 ' a conservative and sen her husband's place or to re !? umtC(1 , ?!', ropc '* ™ cessar - v :' C1 Rusk declined to predict what!to hear Rusk's report. Ifor the stability and balance of !mis , lt , ic m tnc fllture _ Hc toId | Xne sccrctary toId newsmen newsmen, "we'll see what (he went into "great detail' comes up in thc discussions House civil rights bill said to day belief in equality, not fear of racial violence, is thc basis Boston 19 10 Chicago 27 19 Cincinnati 24 10 Denver 35 2 Fairbanks 5 -11 Fort Worth 42 17 Helena 29 11 Honolulu 81 73 T Kansas City 34 23 Las Vegas 47 32 Los Angeles 59 47 Minneapolis 21 6 New York 22 — Oklahoma City 41 16 Sacramento 56 35 Salt Lake City 17 -4 San Francisco 57 4S Seattle 45 39 .03 Washington 23 7 Hays takes teaching post WASHINGTON (UPI)-Former Rep. Brooks Says', D-Ark. a special presidential assistant, has accepted a teaching post at Rutgers University, but will continue to serve as a White House consultant. Hays will give a series of lectures at Rutgers on contemporary problems of government from March 2 until January 1965. place him later. "It would take a big man to fill my husband's shoes," Mrs. Englc said. "I don't qualify either as to sex or size." Englc announced his candidacy in a 42-second television film, but has not been available to reporters. Rockefeller sees victory ALBANY. N.Y. (UPD-Gov Nelson A. Rockefeller believes hc will defeat Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Arizona, in the nation's first presidential primary March 10 in New Hampshire. Rockefeller also is sensing victory in presidential primaries in California and Oregon. The governor, who will make another trip into New Hampshire in quest of primary votes Thursday, said he can take New Hampshire, and that his chances are good in thc two western states. i ior GOP member of thc House Judiciary Committee, appeared before the House Rules Committee in support of the sweeping measure. It is aimed at eliminating discrimination in voting, employment, education. the alliance In addition to the economic integration of Europe through i lator." thc Common Market. Europe) xi ie secretary referred to a must also unite politically, hc;t cns j ori . casing agreement aa- said. (nounced early today under Scgni's address to Congress; -which Panama resumed diplo- was the prelude to winding upjmatic relations with thc United two days -*---' —•- --'"• President Lyndon B. Johnson; after achieving "an absolute! identity of views. GOP leader favors civil rights bill WASHINGTON (UPI,-The: two days of political talks with " Vnd" "aVced io future &i™ t'odayV after holdmg h^mcn ^s. about events in Panama and reported that the committee members participated in a "very active, helpful discussion" about the situation. President Johnson kept in close touch with the Panama Tuesday night's conference came shortly before thc announcement in Panama City. White House sources said the session dealt with the work of the five-nation Inter-American Peace Commission of the Organization of American States, which hammered out thc agree- Oswald's mother hires New York attorney FORT WORTH (UPI) — Mrs.(land come Fch. 20. Texas town bans smoking | EASTLAND. Tex. (UPI) (Imagine a grown man, law abiding in all respects and with no [police record, sneaking a smoke I behind locked doors and hunted (like a common criminal. It may be like that in East-;Goldwater's personal popularity! Goldwater popularity offset by his stands WASHINGTON (UPI) — Poll-.water thc man has remained stcr Louis Harris said Tuesday extremely high." Harris report- findings show that Sen. Barry!? 1 - cUin! >. a ?. 8 P cr « nt "P° si - tive reaction. This was only a 1 per cent drop since Nov. 22. (with U.S. voters is being offset; "Goldwater's political prob- public accommodations and use!Marguerite Oswald, battling to! The city council passed an or-j by his politicaI stands smce thc ! lems obv j 0US ' IyP ° do of federal funds. u-ini, <h« occaccin 'c: hi "in>< (mm (inann> Mnnd.iv 1 hat nrnvir)n«> :_-.f , „ -. . „ ' of federal funds McCulIoch, at thc same time denounced violent methods of seeking redresses for denial of wipe the assassin's brand from jdinance Monday that providesja^-^in^ Vprc ^den? Ken'from anv lack'of "powerfulTet­ her dead son. said Tuesday she (a S1.000 fine or three years' im-| ncdv i . a ' , , voters " Harris had hired New York attorney I preeminent for smoking cigar- 1 Rcportill g in « hc Washington! said, "rather, they lie wholly in Mark Lane to represent him be civil rights. He did not single!fore the Warren Commission. out any ever. Negro groups, how- Man flies plane into school in bizarre suicide Yemen war serried CAIRO (UPI) — Informed sources said today the Arab summit conference, originally called to counter Israeli plans to divert thc waters of the River Jordan, has produced a settlement of the civil war in Yemen. Ousted Zanzibar officer may be burned to death ZANZIBAR (UPI)—The rebel government of this island nation announced that four officials of the deposed regime would bc executed today. There were unconfirmed reports one other man would be burned in public. The leftists who toppled British-backed Sultan Seyyid Abdulla Bin Khalifa last weekend announced oyer the rebel- controlled government radio that two of the government officials would be hanged. Thc radio said two others would be executed by undisclosed means. The unconfirmed report said a fifth man, lick Salim, identified as a supporter of the sultan's regime, would be burned to death. The rebels said former Finance Minister Sheikh Juma Aley and his assistant, Rashid Hamadi, would be hanged for the part they played in banning the left-wing Umma party 10 days ago. The Umma party was one of the spearheads of the coup that overthrew the sultan only 34 days after Britain granted Zanzibar independence. All other members of the ousted government were sentenced to 15 years in prison, the radio said. Zanzibar was quiet after heavy fighting in thc first stages of thc coup. (But reports from neighboring Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanganyika, said there was more fighting and looting Tuesday night.) (Other reports reaching Dar- Es-Salaam said Cubans played roles in thc Zanzibar coup.) SHAWNEE. Okla. (UPD- Robert Lawson, 43. returned to his alma mater Tuesday to die in a bizarre suicide plan by crashing a rented plane into the administration building while his student son looked on. "I'm going to build a monument," he radioed shortly before he hedge-hopped across the campus, nosed his Cessna 150 into thc wall of Shawnee Hall at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) and died in the flaming wreckage. Lawson's 22-year-old son. Michael, one of the 1,356 students at OBU, stood about 100 yards from Shawnee Hall — unaware of his father's suicide plans— when the tragedy happened. About 300 students in the hall taking semester final examinations at the time escaped injury. Lane, often involved in civil liberties cases, confirmed he would represent Lee Harvey Oswald's interests and said he had told Chief Justice Earl Warren, head of the commission, he would do so. At a news conference in her home, Mrs. Oswald also said she had not seen her Russian- born daughter-in-law, Mrs. Marina Oswald, since last Thanksgiving. Oswald's widow has been in hiding under the protection of Secret Service agents since the city limits. cttes. selling cigarettes or giv-|p ost on GoWwatcr lrcnds since |t he reaction to his positions on ing away cigarettes within the. N - 0V . Harris said tnosc jn J v iterviewed were asked to express in their own words what they like and dislike about the GOP presidential candidate. "Personal response to Gold- Search continues for two B52 crewmen CUMBERLAND, Md. (UPI) An around-the-clock search for the remaining two crewmen missing in the crash of a Strategic Air Command (SAC) B52 assassination of President Ken-!J ct bomber with five men ncdy in Dallas Nov. 22. Mrs. Oswald said she had tried a meeting as late as Monday. She said a Secret Service agent told her that hc would try to arrange a telephone conversation with Marina. "I said to him. 'You mean 1 j tree where a parachute am not allowed to talk to my b «n spotted dangling, (daughter in law in person.' " ' The Air Force withheld iden- The 56-year-old Mrs. Oswald j tification of the victim, pending said that newspaper stores toldino'if'cation of next of kin. But of how her son planned to write;* 1 ' 11 reported missing as of Tues aboard continued today in rugged, snow- covered woodlands near here. An Air Force spokesman said thc body was found by Maryland state police after they followed tracks in the deep snow from a had public policies.' Harris said there was a 56 per cent positive reaction to Goldwater stands in November. This dropped to a 39 per cent positive reaction this month. Finger-snapping, foot tapping Johnson's formal state dinner a 'hootenanny' WASHINGTON (UPI) — A:grand opera were chosen to finger - snapping, foot - tapping! please the Segnis. The Johnsons ("hootenanny" highlighted Presi-| als0 included a numbcr of wc „. 'dent and Mrs. Johnson s firstl formal state dinner Tuesdayj kn0wn Americans of Itahan de- night at the White House. scent among the 140 guests in- The dinner, for President An-! vitcd ,0 thc lavish dinncr in ,he Van Johnson to undergo surgery NEW YORK (UPI) — Actor Van Johnson, 47, who underwent surgery for cancer eight months ago, will get "precautionary surgery" Thursday—an operation for the removal of a lymph gland. The red-haired former chorus boy who became a Hollywood star entered Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases here Tuesday night on orders of his physician. Johnson had a cancerous growth removed from his left thigh last March. The new surgery will remove a lymph gland in the groin near thc site of thc cancer surgery. tonio Segni of Italy and Iwife, was a blend of the jtering Kennedy style and homespun Texas touch of Johnsons. his glit- the a book and had many from his stay in Russia. notes day night were Maj. Robert L. Payne, 41, Tulsa, Okla.. the Someone has those notes and!Navigator, and T. Sgt. Melvin expects to cash in on them," she said. Mrs. Oswald has pleaded her son's innocence since the day he was arrested by Dallas police and charged with the murder of Kennedy and patrolman J. Tippit. Wooten. 27, Rapid City, S. D.. a gunner. The Air Force announced Tuesday night that Maj. Robert E. Townley, 42, of Gadsden, Ala., was found dead in the D.loose of the plane which went (down early Monday in moun- When ber daughter-in-law was!tainous terrain about 40 miles described as being convinced that Oswald was the assassin. Mrs. Oswald said that there was some mistake — that it could not be true. Dallas police announced the case against Oswald was "cinched" even before Oswald himself was shot down in the basement of the police station by self - appointed executioner Jack Ruby. 1 west of here. The pilot, Maj. Thomas W. McCormick, 42, of Yawkey, W. Va., walked to safety Monday night and the co-pilot Capt. Parker C. Peeden, 29, of Smithfield, N.C., was found alive Tuesday. Both were listed in good condition today at Cumberland Memorial Hospital. Snow fatality ! Calls for study WASHINGTON (UPI) — Sen (executive mansion's state dining room. Composer Gian-C'arlo Menotti theland former baseball great Joe |Di Maggio were unable to at- The 72-year-old Segni. whoi tend because bad weather dis- speaks little English, seemed to ;ru P tcd lheir trave I plans. Pres- enjoy thc mixture. He was seen! ent - however, were singer Tony to tap his foot to the strains 0 fj Bennet - Reporter magazine edi- "When the Saints Come March-(tor-publisher Max Ascoli. a ing In" as performed by the: number °f congressmen of Ital- new Christy Minstrels group. i' an descent and officials of several Italian-American publica- The President said Segni "loved it ... he just laughed." The young folk singers shared the White House stage with Metropolitan Opera star Robert Merrill, who sang "Di Provenza II Mar" from Verdi's "La Traviata" and the famous "Largo Al Factotum" Cavatina from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville." The selections from Italian tions. Quote of Day AMHERST, Mass. (UPI) — Prof. Albert Madeira, 52, of the University of Massachusetts died Tuesday of a heart attack while shoveling snow. COPENHAGEN. Denmark — jDist. Atty. Gregers Storm after r» ™ nv „ L Jbuying four pictures from Per ate Democratic Whip Hubert, Bengt ° soni wno was jai]ed for art forgery: Humphrey called today for a comprehensive study of the impact of automation and technology, including a search for programs to cope with effects of possible disarmament. "He does not need to plagiarize and swindle to get money. He still can make a name as a painter." Kennedy Mass set for Sunday BOSTON (UPI)—Mrs. John F. Kennedy is to attend a solemn pontifical Mass Sunday in memory of thc late president. Richard Cardinal Cushing of Boston, a close friend of the family who conducted funeral serves for the assassinated president, will celebrate the Mass at Holy Cross Cathedral. It was not known whether other members of the family will attend the services. The Boston Symphony Orchestra, under direction of Erich Leinsdorf, and the 180 choral singers were to participate in the tribute.

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