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itaiiliira era 74th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1964 $1.50 Per Month Sixteen Pages 10 Centi Kennedy, ukarno in greemenf Zanzibar rebel leaders two U. S. diplomats DAR-ES-SALAAM, Tanganyi-I The broadcast said thatldiplomats and newsmen. ka (UPI) —Zanzibar's revolu-j Sheikh Abeid Karume, who had tionary government today re-;held the post of president since eased rested 'land, including personnel of a major trucking companies. Truckers master with Hoffa ratify pact CHICAGO (UPI) — Major trucking companies ratified a British Commonwealth nation of Malaysia has increased tension in Asia. He made no statement after the meeting. A second round of talks was scheduled for Saturday. Ed Guthman, spokesman for the attorney general, said "agreement was reached that the problem (of Indonesia's opposition to Malaysia) should be solved by consultation." Talks Were Cordial Guthman said the talks were "cordial, a friendly exchange of views." An Indonesian spokesman also described the talks as friendly and said "there was no difficulty at all in finding ways for the solution of the problems, which should be solved by consultations by the parties concerned." Asked about the U.S. role in the dispute, Guthman repeated Kennedy's views that the prob !lcm should be solved by the [Asians involved, not outsiders This suggested that one of the attorney general's aims is to bring together the leaders of the three nations involved in the crisis — Malaysia, Indonesia, and The Philippines. Kennedy will fly to The Phil ippines Sunday for talks with | President Diosdado Macapagal. PANAMA CITY (UPI)—Left- ( and "show the world the Pan- ,,-hose nation claims some of TOKYO (UPI) — Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy reached agreement with Indonesian President Sukarno today that the Malaysia crisis, which threatens the peace in Southeast Asia, should be solved by consultation. Kennedy, in his first diplo-,Zanzibar Radio said the manjhad been appointed vice presi-ifreed on orders of Karume. Pi-imen who were arrested Thurs- matic mission for President!who arrested them has been dent. card was flown to Dar-Es-Sa-day at the same time as the Johnson, held a cordial 90-min-jsupplanted as revolutionary! Washington reports have saidjlaam, on the East Africanitwo diplomats were expected to ute meeting with Sukarno.|president. lit was Karume who personallyjCoast opposite the spice island be freed shortly, whose threat to crush the new; "Field Marshal." John Okel-iarrested Frederick P. Picard'of Zanzibar. i The correspondents were lo, reported to be a former] III. charge d'affairs at the U.S.j The U.S. State Departmentiidentified as Robert Conley of Kenya Mau Mau member,!Zanzibar Embassy and Embas-jsaid the second diplomat, Pet-|the New York Times. John Nu- broadcast over Zanzibar Radiojsy Third Secretary Donald K.'terson, was also released but!gent of Newsweek, Bill Smith today that he has assumed thefPetterson following an angrylwas permitted to remain onof Time magazine and Peter Four American newsmen also] U.S. space tracking station, had were arrested by the Zanzibar 1 been evacuated early this week, two U.S. diplomats ar-j Sunday when a coup toppled the j revolutionary regime. j State Department officials at gunpoint Thursday.!Arab-led old Zanzibar regime.! The two U.S. diplomats were.said the four American news- office of president of the revolutionary government of Zanzibar. outburst by the rebel president)Zanzibar. He thus became the over what he considered distor- only American official there, tion of events in Zanzibar by (All other Americans on the is- MASTER AGREEMENT — James Hoffa, Teamsters union president, waves copy of new contract at press conference in Chicago after the union reached an agreement with 1,000 (UPI Telephoto) Awaits Marine Corps discharge Glenn declines to tell his political philosophy Demand treaty revision Leftist-led students plan Panama mass rally national master agreement with the Teamsters Thursday in the first such pact in the industry's history. The 80-man executive policy committee of Trucking Employers Inc., a nationwide organiza tiqn of 1,100 transcontinental ist-led university students amanian people arc a le r tithe territory Malaysia occupies against the Yankee assassins. "Aggression" and "assassination" are terms used by Panamanian extremists to describe the U.S. defense of the Canal Zone against armed marauders during last week's anti-Amcri scheduled a "patriotic mass rally" here tonight—the second in 48 hours — to support demands that the United States agree to revise the Panama Canal Treaty. (In Washington, Secretary of lean riots, in which at least 21 |State Dean Rusk said Thursday!persons, including four U.S. sol- and local freight carriers, ap-;that the United States is willingjdicrs, were killed, proved the agreement late i to discuss mutual problems j Meanwhile, Panamanian For- Thursday. iwith Panama but will not ne- eign Minister Galileo Solis and The Teamsters' 200-man pol-lgotiate under threats of vio- Chilean diplomat Manuel Truc- icy committee approved thejlenee. jco were seeking means of agreement earlier in the day.i 'He said the United States Union spokesmen said ratifica-; still feels the trouble in Pana- tion by Teamster locals was ex; ma "can be resolved, in the ab pected to be automatic The agreement calls for a 28 cent wage increase spread over a three-year contract and 14-i cents in pension and other fringe benefits. The agreement! provides for a common expiration date for truck-labor contracts—March 31, 1967—and for regional supplements. sence of violence, and with the restoration of relations and discussions between the two governments.") Advance publicity said the breaking the deadlock over resumption of diplomatic relations between Panama and the United States. Solis and Trucco—one of the inter - American peacemakers sent here last week by the Organization of American States on Borneo. May Go fo Capital He may then go to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's capital, to see Prime Minister Tengku Abdul Rahman. There was a possibility of a third meeting with Sukarno before Kennedy leaves here Sunday. Sukarno opposes Malaysia as a new form of British colonialism that threatens his 3,000-island nation on its borders. COLUMBUS. Ohio (UPI) —|who was President and Chief Astronaut John H. Glenn today:j ust j ce 0 [ the Supreme Court, passed up the opportunity to be- G , enn saW {hat he w 0 u , d come a millionaire in private business to run as a Democra-! s P eI1 out his P'»losophy and tic candidate for the United!campaign plans after he leaves States Senate. | the Marine Corps in a few days, Glenn declined to outline his j but he said in his statement to- political philosophy until after; dav tha , a{ter .. careful consid . he leaves the Marine Corps in. eration of (ne current positions a few days, but he pledged his and i eadership of both parties support to President Johnson's!| cd programs and took a few indi -j rcct swings at U.S. Kep. Robert j Taft Jr., expected to be Glenn's' opponent in November if he wins the May primary. I Glenn read a statement in which he announced his can- iportunities t0 bccome a million . d.dacy and then answered a few aJr in jvate busi b questions, although he declined, „ e fclt " pubIic service idcd to discuss specific plans. , ne bestPopportunity toPuse tne A newsman suggested to.experience gained in 22 years Glenn that he was using _ his | m the Marine Corps and the him to choose the Democratic party. Glenn said he decided to leave the space program because there was only slight chance he would make another space flight, and passed up op name and fame as the first American to orbit the earth to cash in in politics. Glenn flashed his famous grin and said he didn't want to get into specifics, but that everybody who became well known)a majority got that way for what they did,support." space program. Glenn said he had not discussed his political plans with President Johnson, but he felt the President "has presented a program for our nation which of Americans will Kennedy is believed to have!'-* what his family did Weather Redlands Weather Today Highest 64, Lowest 35 One Year Ago Highest 69, Lowest 32 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 6:54 a.m. — 5:05 p.m. No smog, allowable burning Saturday, Sunday, Monday San Bernardino Valley: Variable cloudiness through Saturday. Chance of showers Saturday. Little change in temperature. Lows tonight 35-42. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast There will be considerable cloudiness in Southern California through the weekend. There is a chance of a few light showers in the extreme northern mountains today. Showers are likely to become more general Saturday and showery conditions will continue through Sunday. There will be gusty winds Saturday and Sunday. FIVE DAY FORECAST Chance of a few showers through Monday with cooler daytime but warmer nighttime temperatures. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period end-, ed at 4 a.m.: High Low Precip. Boston 37 29 Chicago 32 22 T Cincinnati 32 15 Denver 50 24 Detroit 30 22 .04 Fairbanks -9 -13 T Fort Worth 36 13 .32 Helena 42 26 Kansas City 40 35 Las Vegas 50 27 Los Angeles 64 46 Minneapolis 31 23 New York 36 31 Oklahoma City 49 27 Palm Springs — 37 Sacramento 53 45 .01 Salt Lake City 26 16 .04 San Francisco 56 50 T Seattle 52 39 .13 Washington 41 17 mass meeting at 7 p.m., EST —were closeted together at the would urge those present to Hilton Hotel here until well aft"reject aggressor imperialism";er midnight. told him the Johnson administration is under pressure from Congress to cut off U.S. aid to Indonesia unless it pursues peaceful policies. So/, dying of cancer, cheered by Red Skelton HOLLYWOOD (UPI)-Russeli Dixon, an 11-year-old Australian boy dying of cancer, was cheered Thursday night by a visit with comedian Red Skelton. The stricken youngster and his mother, Mrs. Edna Dixon, flew here from their home in Sydney in hopes of seeing (he comic and for a visit to Disneyland. Skelton, whose own son died of leukemia a few years ago, was visibly shaken by the visit with young Russell. The boy was weary from the long flight when he got off the jet airliner at Los Angeles International Airport, and said little on the automobile trip across town to the television studio where he was to see Skelton. But after a few minutes with the red-haired comic, Russell was grinning from ear to ear. The visit lasted 45 minutes, ending when Skelton had to go before the cameras to tape his show. During the visit, Russell gave Red some presents he bought with his own pocket money. They included a box of cigars, a hairbrush and comb set, a pipe and some Australian coins. The youngster has cancer of his left eye and doctors say he has only three months to live His trip was made possible by contributions from readers of the Sydney Daily Mirror, which had published a story about Russell's wish to see Disneyland and Red Skelton. Polonium may be link between smoking, cancer BOSTON (UPI) — Polonium, known to chemistry students simply as PO, may be the deadly link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. Two non - smoking Harvard University scientists disclosed Thursday they found polonium, a radio active element discovered in 1898 by Madame Eva Curie, in cigarette smoke. Dr. Edward P. Radford and Dr. Vilma R. Hunt told a news conference that a man smoking two packs of cigarettes a day probably was exposed to at least seven times more radiation than the non-smoker. They said polonium was vaporized at the burning temperature of the cigarette and was carried into the lungs by attaching itself to the smoke particles. Most of the polonium eventually is taken up by scavenger cells and carried into the bronchial lining of the throat, they said. The current filters on cigar­ ettes do not remove the dangerous polonium from smoke, they said. "I would be surprised if the tobacco industry wasn't able to do something about this," Dr. Radford said. "But currently available filters are not effective because they do not filter out the smcke. So, what's the sense of smoking?" The researchers said an effective filter would be one that removed all the smoke, leaving the smoker to inhale nothing but hot air. The scientists said they found that polonium, which emits alpha radiation, was present in small amounts in tobacco as a natural contaminant. It is present, also in small amounts, in all green plants. But, they said, eating the plants—such as cabbage or lettuce—apparently was harmless since the radioactive material passed quickly through the digestive system. Brown working on five state water plan OCEANSIDE (UPD-Gov. Ed mund G. Brown is working on a five - state water plan involving California, Arizona, Nevada Utah and New Mexico, according to Hugo Fisher, administrator of the California Water Re sources Agency. Fisher, a former state senator outlined the plan Thursday night at a meeting of the County Water Agencies Association. He said Brown is negotiating for a regional water develop ment plan that "recognizes the economic and social interdependence of all areas involved while at the same time gives due cognizance to the priority rights of each area." The plan is to improve on Interior Secretary Stewart Udall's proposal to co-ordinate water programs in a 190,000 - square- mile area. Fisher said the plan would "bring an end to disputes over water rights and would in»ro-| duce h a r m o n y in working to| meet mutual needs. He pointed to San Diego as an example of the needs, saying the county's two Colorado River aqueducts deliver about 200,000 - acre-feet of water yearly. Four and one-half times that amount will be needed by the year 2020, Fisher said. He also said the state would seek a federally-financed study of all potential sources of new water supply as part of the regional plan. Good Family Name "My father is a New Concord, Ohio, plumber, a well - known name in that community, and that's how I got my good name," the famed astronaut said. This was seen as a dart at Help Administration Program He said that as a Senator, he hoped he would be able to help Johnson reach the objectives of that party. Glenn declined to say what part the late President John F. Kennedy and his brother, Robert Kennedy, had played in his Taft, whose family name is as;decision to run for the Senate, famous in politics as Glenn's; He said he had "admired" name is in space. I Kennedy and like many other Taft, the state's congressman-; Americans had, after the Pres- at-large. is the son of former jident's assassination last No- Sen. Robert A. Taft and grand-jvember, sat down and taken json of William Howard Taft, I stock of his relationship to hislponent. country and what he was doing for it. Glenn's decision has touched off turmoil within the party because most of the organization leaders were set to pledge support to fiery Sen. Stephen Young in the party convention Monday in the same ballroom where Glenn made his announcement. The astronaut's wife, Anna, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Glenn, and his wife's par ents, Dr. and Mrs. H. W. Cas tor, all of New Concord, were on the platform with him. Glenn's parents are registered Democrats, his wife's parents registered Republicans. The 42-year-old Glenn, who had never announced a party affiliation until today, said he considered himself somewhat independent, "and, to be com- pletly honest, I have voted both ways." He said that although state and national Republican leaders had met with him in Washington last week, he was never asked by any Republican to run as a candidate on their ticket. WASinNGTO .V (UPI) — Sen. Stephen M. Young, D-Ohio, predicted flatly today he will beat astronaut John Glenn for the Democratic Senate nomination on May 5. A potential rival of the space hero in the general election. Republican Rep. Robert A. Taft Jr.. said Glenn's announcement will make no change in his plans to seek the Senate) WASHINGTON (UPI)—Senate seat. He conceded Glenn would!tax writers handed the admin- probably be a formidable op-jistration a key victory today Rand, described as a special writer for the New York Herald Tribune. Conley, Smith, and Nugent were said to have been accused by the revolutionary government of sending out exaggerated reports on the situation in Zanzibar. Sources here said the newsmen were charged with illegal entry and then were ordered confined to their rooms in the hotel in which they were arrested. Charges "Lies" An Embassy spokesman here said President Karume stormed up to Picard while the diplomat was talking to the four newsmen at a Zanzibar hotel Thursday night. He charged the newsmen sent out stories full of "lies" nd that Picard had supplied them with false information, the spokesman said. "Why don't you recognize us?" Karume shouted at Picard, according to the spokesman. The United States and Britain despite requests from the six- day old rebel regime, had not recognized Karume's government. Okello. who was reported to have taken over the presidency has been directing military operations for the rebel regime since the week - end coup, in which an estimated 80 persons were killed and at least 500 injured. British Royal Navy ships moved in off Zanzibar today to evacuate women and children from the tense island. Telephone communications between the island nation and the outside world were cut and censorship was imposed on outgoing news dispatches. Senators reject bigger tax cut for stock deals Tunney's son to run for Congress, opposes Martin RIVERSIDE, Calif. (UPD- John V. Tunney, son of the former heavyweight boxing champion and a college chum of Sen. Edward Kennedy, was expected to announce his candidacy for Congress Saturday Tunney. 29, will seek the • Fidel Democratic nomination for the 38th District covering Riverside and Imperial counties in Southern California. The seat currently is held by Republican Patrick Minor .Martin who defeated long-time Democratic Rep. Dalip Saund Nixon refuses to reply on nomination plans PHILADELPHIA (UPI) — Richard M. Nixon discussed a wide range of U. S. diplomatic problems Thursday after refus ing to say whether he will seek the GOP presidential nomina tion. The former vice president placed the blame for the crisis !in Panama on Cuban Dictator Castro, and predicted communism would "spread throughout Latin America" until the bearded ruler is brought down "through economic and diplomatic forces." Regarding the Panama Canal, Nixon said "we must not negotiate the basic self-interest of If r;^M!nn Wa R„f nflnr i United States or the right of seek re-elecuon. But no other. (he mUcd S(a£es , o opera(e (J]e Democratic candidates have canal." Bourbon now for Bourbon BOURBON, Ind. (UPI)—Residents of Bourbon could drink it today for the first time in the memory of oldtimers. The -Marshall County Alcoholic Beverage Board approved a three-way beverage permit for American Legion Post 424. It enables the Post to serve hard announced formally. Hints of Tunney's candidacy: "0" r o\m national self- first came last month in Palm, > nterest requires American con Springs, Calif., during a recep-! tro1 and so also does the in tion at Howard Manor sponsored by the Desert Press Club. The reception was in honor of young Tunney and his famous fighting father, Gene. It was held ostensibly to introduce the young attorney to representatives of the news media. Gene Tunney, who retired un- Seat, chute found, but flier missing GRANTSVILLE, Md. (UPI)— defeated as heavyweight cham-jAn ejection seat found in a pion, told some 500 guests at I nigged mountain area today the time: "one of the nicest was definitely identified as one tributes you could pay me would be to cast your vote for my son for Congress." Unlike his famous father, young Tunney never boxed. Sen. Kennedy, D-Mass., brother of the late President, will visit Southern California used by T. Sgt. Melvin Wooten 27, the fifth member of an Air Force crew aboard a B 52 jet bomber which crashed Monday. Air Force authorities also identified a parachute which belonged to Wooten, of Rapid City, S. D. who bailed out of next weekend to stump for his;the disabled plane with three former college roommate at the University of Virginia Law School. Kennedy's itinerary includes receptions here, in Corona, Palm Springs, Blythe and liquor in addition to the wine EI Ccntro on Jan. 25 and Jan. and beer it now dispenses. 26. other crew members. A group of 400 civilian volunteers joined Army and Marine searchers throughout Western Maryland. It was hoped Wooten was unhurt and was using his survival kit. terest of the whole free world he told a dinner meeting commemorating the birthday of Benjamin Franklin. "If we give an inch in the Canal zone, we invite attacks throughout the rest of the world," Nixon said. Nixon also was critical of United States' diplomatic relations with France. "The state department says the problem is only DeGaulle," Nixon said. "This is an erroneous and dangerous attitude. We have to work with DeGaulle, not around him or over him." He said DeGaulle represented a spirit of nationalism "that is manifested not only in Europe but throughout the world." He said U. S. foreign policy must address itself to the working out a "new solution to the new- nationalism in France and the rest of Europe." Earlier, Nixon refused to elaborate on earlier statements about the Republican presiden tial nomination. He said he will "work for the strongest" GOP candidate. He called Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania the "strongest potential candidate" for the party nod, but he said he did not think it likely Scranton would be "drafted" with "two strong candidates" such as Sen. Barry Gold water and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller in the running. Calls for prayers VATICAN CITY (UPI)—Pope Paul VI today urged Catholics throughout the world to join non-Catholics in renewed prayers for Christian unity, and called for public functions to thank God for the results of his Kzif Land pilgrimage. by stripping provisions from i the big tax cut bill to liberalize treatment of profits from stock and other personal property. The action meant a pickup in revenues for the treasury of about $260 million over the long run. It came as the Senate Finance Committee finished work on every section but one in the top priority $11.1 billion tax reduction measure passed by the House Sept. 25. That one remaining section was an estimated S9 billion slash in income tax rates for every American taxpayer. Chairman Harry F. Byrd, D- Va., announced that the individual rate cuts would be taken up next week. He said the committee would finish the bill sometime next week possibly by Wednesday. Byrd's comments indicated that Senate leaders will succeed in their efforts to fulfill a promise to President Johnson to get the bill to the floor by late this month or early next month. By a surprise 12 to 5 vote today, the 17-member panel eliminated from the House bill a treasury - opposed section that would give added tax relief to persons who profit from the sale of stocks and property. It was the one section that Treasury Secretary Douglas Dillon had appealed to the committee to junk when he launched the drive last Oct. 15 for Senate passage of the biggest tax cut in history. In an unexpected move, the committee tacked an administration-sponsored reform onto the bill Thursday by voting to raise oil and gas industry taxes an estimated $40 million a year. The panel accepted a proposal of the late President Kennedy to eliminate a tax credit advantage available to some U.S.- owned foreign oil and gas subsidiaries. The proposal, rejected by the House, would raise revenues an estimated $40 million a year.

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