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Haifa fads; 74th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 1964 $1.50 Per Month Twelve Pages 10 Cents Johnson says business is good, but need tax cut WASHINGTON (UPD—Presi-jpending measures to combat dent Johnson told Congress to-junemployment and poverty. day that the United States has entered 1964 riding the crest oi business expansion. But he said if a tax cut is not enacted Johnson sent the House and Senate an election-year economic report which said: Hit New Heights promptly, this expansion couldf —America climbed to new- turn into recession. I peaks of prosperity during the j Johnson put business and la bor on notice that he will ex pose to national view any infla tionary wage-price increase that might puncture the expansion. He said the business confidence is high and is '"one of our strongest economic assets io 1964." He also revealed that he will ask Congress this year to increase the time-and-one-half rate of overtime pay in carefully selected industries to create more jobs without pushing labor costs upward. Renewing his call "above all" for prompt enactment of a tax reduction bill, and for other three years of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and will rise to even loftier cconom ic heights in 1064. How high depends mainly on how soon there is a tax cut. —Enactment of the tax cut "not in one or two or three months, but now" is needed to assure the strongest possible economic advance, this must include "an immediate drop from an 18 per cent to a 14 per cent withholding rate." -He will send Congress a special message detailing a SI billion program to launch in 1964 the "unconditional war on poverty" that he declared in his Jan. 8 State of the Union message. It will be keyed to helping the poverty-stricken "forgotten fifth" of the nation's population to help itself. And it will "open wide the exits from poverty to the children of the poor" through education, health and other programs. Seeks Quicker Action —Despite economic strides. 5'i per cent of the labor forcej is still idle, and automation isj among continuing threats to the jobs of people who are em ployed. Thus the 1961-63 advance "though impressive...has not gone far enough and fast enough." Johnson's first economic report to Congress, a document that must be submitted annual- undcr the Employment Act of 1946, was generally bright in outlook. We enter 1964 with optimism," the President told the MISSING OVER PACIFIC - Ships and planes continue an intensive serch today for Mrs. Barbara Keith, 52, balloonist and grandmother of 10, who disappeared during a hot- air balloon race from Catalina to the mainland Saturday. She was last seen 15 miles at sea. (UPI Telephoto) Tanganyika army units mutiny against officers DAR-ES-SALAAM, Tangany-i Tanganyika "was again deteri-f The mutiny broke out at ika (UPI) — Tanganyika armyjorating" and said a British fri- p.m., EST, Sunday and shooting units mutinied against their'gate was approaching the coast was heard in several parts of white British officers today in i with troops aboard. I the city. There were widespread an uprising that touched off; ("It seems that the troops 1 reports of looting, widespread looting. But there I have once more broke out of] Casualties were unknown, were strong indications the their barracks and may have! (A report in Nairobi said a trouble was over by mid-after- 1 taken control of the airport,"]large mob of Africans marched noon. Sandys said). jon the Asian quarter of Dar-Es(In London, British Common-! Leaders of the mutiny de- ; Salaam, smashing windows, wealth Secretary Duncan San-'manded immediate dismissal of'dancing on the tops of automo- dys told the House of Commons tne estimated 50 British offi, biles and shouting slogans such tliis aflernoon the situation in ccrs control the army in 1 as "colonialists go home.") this East African country oppo-i Tnc mutiny broke out as site the rebel-seized island of: "Field Marshal" John Okello. Zanzibar. military leader of a coup that The mutineers said their ac- ousted Zanzibar's Arab-led guv- tion was not a coup d'etat ernment c j gnt d avs ag0> was against the government of Pres- rC p 0r tcd to be in Dar-Es- ident Julius K. Nyerere. whoisalaam on a "rest visit." ,was reported to have fled to] Kebel troops, members of thc im * an for the Coast'Guard' said. Rainfall: Slorm .13. Srason G.G1 nel S" bonn S Kenya. [Tanganyika army's First Batta-|- Tnc pilot i atcr radioed that Last Year .47 ! <ln lhc Kenyan capital of Nai-jhon, cordoned off large areas ofi v .| lcn ne brought his plane low !robi. a station identifying itself;the city and fired " ~ Saturday Highest 51, Lowest 46 as Radio Tanganyika was;heads of looters, Weather Redlands Weather Today Highest 61, Lowest 38 Sunday Highest 57, Lowest 43 Grandmother disappears in balloon race SAN DIEGO'(UPD—The mysterious disappearance of a hot- air balloon piloted by an adventurous grandmother was deepened today as a massive air-sea search failed to yield any clues, the Coast Guard reported. Earlier the Coast Guard told of the discovery of the bright orange and white balloon about five miles off Dana Point. However, an immediate search of the area near Laguna Beach and 20 miles north of the search pattern proved unfruitful. "It was an erroneous report hy a civilian pilot," a spokes- . , heard saying the rebellious r,- , ? }, G T S °, tro °!'s had returned to their Highest 67, Lowest 31 | barracks aftcr „ !e government Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset.gave in to their terms. Listen 6:53 a.m.— 5:08 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Rain tonight and Tuesday. Note quite so cool tonight. Gusty winds and cooler Tuesday. Lows tonight 4045. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast Cloudiness is increasing over Southern California and rain is occurring in the coastal sections from Los Angeles northward. Rain will spread over most of Southern California tonight and Tuesday, but will be rather sparse in the southern deserts. Although cloudiness will be decreasing scattered showers will linger on through Tuesday night and near the mountains Wednes] PANAMA CITY (UPD—Canal day. Temperatures tonight willjZonc Americans dispatched an be a little warmer but afternoon 1 emissary to Washington today temperatures Tuesday wiH be'io explain their position in the simmering dispute between the United States and Panama and to urge a firm stand in the ers said the radio voice sounded like that of Foreign Minister O.S. Mambona, who had been seized early in the morning by the mutinous troops). Government In Control (In London, a spokesman for Tanganyika High Commissioner J.S. Ntiro said the government was now in full control. He said the trouble developed because of a misunderstandingi week's coup in neighboring Zan- between the troops and their zibar, "Field Marshall" John British officers.) (Continued on Page 6) Canal Zone sends envoy of own to Washington the cr r or a better look, the object had vanished." Mrs. Barbara Keith, 52, Hart ford. Conn., disappeared while competing in a balloon race between Santa Catalina Island and the Southern California mainland Saturday afternoon, a distance of about 25 miles. Coast Guard helicopters and cutters were dispatched to the area of the reported finding, and radioed that they could not find any trace of either the balloon or Mrs. Keith. The gas tanks to supply hot air for lifting the 40-foot nylon balloon would have expended themselves by 6 p.m. Saturday. The tanks feed a burner whose flame is regulated by the balloonist to provide heated air in side the open neck of the balloon. Six other balloons crashed in to the ocean and their pilots- He said he would meet with | includin S actor Cliff Robertson were rescued. Another piloted Thirty Britons — officers and their wives and children—were seized and held prisoner. (In Washington, the State Department said about 1.300 Americans are in Tanganyika, including more than 70 Peace Corps members and some of the 55 Americans evacuated from Zanzibar following the recent revolt there. It was the second revolt in a British Commonwealth nation in East Africa in eight days. The military leader of last President urges Khrushchev to end differences By MERRIMAN SMITH UPI White House Reporter WASHINGTON (UPD—Presi­ dent Johnson urged Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev today to join him in working on specific proposals to settle East- West differences instead of drafting "vague declarations." Johnson sent a 1,000-word note to Khrushchev replying to the Soviet leader's Jan. 3 message proposing that world powers sign a declaration renounc ing use of force in territorial disputes. The President said that prac tical progress toward peace was his "most fervent desire," but that "this requires, not only agreements in principal but also concrete actions on accord with those principles." "I believe this exchange of letters offers real hope for that kind of progress — and that hope is shared by all peace- loving men in every land," Johnson concluded. Offer Specific Proposals Johnson told Khrushchev that the United States, acting with its Allies, would offer "specific] proposals" for strengthening the peace-keeping machinery in, this weeks ahead. ( "Both the Geneva disarma President says: Time to review foreign aid, buf must continue WASHINGTON (LTD—Prcsi-[(AID) and place them under dent Johnson said today that it is time to review U.S. foreign aid policies but emphasized that the program must continue on the grounds of humanitarianism and U.S. national security "In fact," Johnson said in his economic message to Congress "the time has come for us to catch our second wind and move ahead The foreign aid section of the President's economic message gave no specific outline for possible changes in the much criticized foreign aid program. Johnson is expected to get shortly a report on suggested revision of American overseas economic aid from a committee headed by Undersecretary of State George Ball. The committee is studying various proposals to carve up the functions of the agency for International Development State Department and Defense Department agencies Johnson took note in his message of the "sharp debate over the U.S. foreign aid pro gram that was mounted during the past year and still goes on." He referred to sudden fatigue of the American people with the burden of foreign aid and said it stems partly from failure to fully understand the purposes of economic aid to needy countries, the major effort of U.S. Foreign assistance. He said the public has falsely compared economic aid with the Marshall Plan which was a reconstruction effort and has expected too much too soon from foreign aid. The difficul ties of the venture and resulting errors also have hampered public understanding, Johnson said. cooler with little change Wednesday. Five Day Forecast Scattered showers throughout the period with snow in mountain regions and temperatures slightly above normal. crisis The emissary is U.S. Marshal C.A. (Red) McLetland, a resident of the Canal Zone since 1944. Temperatures and precipita-l McLelland was seen off at *Z <h» MJmnr priori end-! 11 * airport by Gen. Andrew O'Meara, commander of the tion for the 24-hour period end ed at 4 a.m. High Low Prec Boston 45 35 Chicago 48 36 .33 Cincinnati 51 . 39 .48 Denver 42 25 Fairbanks -14 -40 Fort Worth 70 31 Helena 42 29 .01 Honolulu 81 71 Kansas City 51 • 29 Las Vegas 59 35 Los Angeles 61 49 Minneapolis 32 16 New York 46 39 Oklahoma City 55 31 Palm Springs — 42 Sacramento 56 50 .28 Salt Lake City 39 35 San Francisco 57 53 .21 Seattle 45 35 .78 Washington 47 34 U.S. Southern Command, and U.S. district court judge Guthrie F. Corwe. O'Meara conferred with McLelland aboard the plane before it left. They also conferred Sunday night and McLelland said the general was "100 per cent behind" his mission to Washington. McLelland planned to meet congressional leaders and possibly President Johnson, adding that the position of Canal Zone Americans has been "greatly distorted" in both the Panamanian and American press. Many "Zonians," he said, were seriously considering resigning their jobs because they felt there would be little future for them here unless the United States remains steadfast in the face of Panamanian demands for greater control of the Canal one and the canal itself. "I told them their govern ment was not going to let them down and that they owed it to their country to remain calm and stay on the job," he said. McLelland, a native of Cam den, Ark., said had talked by with the Senate Foreign Rela- telephone in the past few days tions Committee. jto Sen. Richard Russell, D-Ga., The 45-year-old McLelland'chairman of the Armed said he undertook today's mission to Washington after receiving several telephone calls from Canal Zone residents "who felt our government had let them down" in the current crisis. Services Committee, and Sens. Margaret Chase Smith, R- Mainc, and John J. McClelland, D-Ark. He said he received assurances of support for Canal one residents from all three senators. by Don Piccard of the famed balloon-flying family crashed into a cactus patch on a rugged hillside of the island. The race was held against the advice of the Coast Guard, which joined Navy and civilian air and sea units to search hundreds of square miles for the missing balloonist. At least three residents of the beach town of San Clemente north of San Diego reported having seen a balloon southwest of San Clemente Island late Saturday afternoon, and two of them said they saw it plunge into the sea. However, despite the report that the balloon may have crashed in the ocean, search planes scoured the mainland terrain up to 100 miles inland on the chance that winds carried the balloon far past its destination. Mrs. Keith was the only woman participating in the unique race. The only balloonist to finish was Ed Yost of Sioux Falls, S.D.. who landed in the surf near San Clemente with a clocking of two hours and 42 minutes.I ment conference and the United Nations arc appropriate places for such discussions," he added. Johnson said that specific agreement were needed rather than "vague declarations of principle that oppose some wars but not all." He said he agreed with Khrushchev's statement that use of force for solving territorial disputes was not in the interest of any people. The President, with Communist tactics in Berlin and Korea obviously in mind, then proposed to Khrushchev "guidelines to implement this principle which are even broader and stronger than your own." Johnson's Proposal "All governments or regimes shall abstain from the direct or indirect threat or use of force to change international boundaries; other territorial or administrative demarcation or dividing lines established by or confirmed by international agreement or practice; the dispositions of truce or military armistice agreements; or arrangements or procedures concerning access to, passage across or the administration of those areas where international agreement or practice has established or confirmed such arrangements or procedures." Johnson said at the outset of his note that he welcomed Khrushchev's year-end letter "and agree with much of its contents." "It is my hope," said the President, "that we can build on these areas of agreement instead of merely emphasizing our well-known disagreements.' Kennedy leaves Manila for Malaysia MANILA, Tuesday (UPD — U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy left by air for Ma laysia early today after talks with Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal that boosted prospects for a three-nation summit meeting to settle the Malaysian crisis peacefully. Kennedy, on a special mission for President Johnson, left Manila for Singapore en route to Kuala Lumpur for talks with Malaysian Premier Tengku Abdul Rahman. Ohio Democrats endorse Young for reelection COLUMBUS. Ohio (UPI) — Ohio Democratic chairmen today voted to stick by their endorsement of Sen. Stephen M. Young for reelection over the challenge of astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. The chairmen, at a closed meeting, voted 81-63 not to reconsider their decision of Jan. 7 to recommend the state Democratic convention endorse Young for a second term. The chairmen's decision was expected to be ratified by the Kennedy conferred at length [convention late this afternoon in Manila Monday with Maca -j bu . t _ tne astronauts supporters pagal and a joint statement issued afterward said prospects were encouraging for a three- nation meeting of leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to solve the Malaysian dispute. The talks with Macapagal highlighted a busy day's schedule during which Kennedy visited the World War II battle site of Corrcgidor, viewed graves of 18,000 U.S. soldiers at a U.S. memorial cemetery and received an honorary doctor's said they were encouraged by the closeness of the vote wheth er to reconsider their previous stand The Senator appealed for the party's support in the keynote speech during which he tied himself to the programs of the late President John F. Kennedy and President Johnson. The chairmen were, in the opinion of many of them, on the spot as they had to decide whether to stand by the 74-year- Ilouse and Senate. "The federal government.. .faces the economic challenges of 1964 with confidence." He praised business and labor for cooperating wi:h the government in promoting price- wage stability during "nearly three years of unbroken expansion since early 1961." I do not anticipate a renewal of the price-wage spiral," Johnson said, "a spiral that would weaken our expansion and worsen our balance of payments position." Cause For Concern But the President said he nevertheless had found some cause for concern in "a series of specific price increases in recent months — especially in manufactured goods." Johnson said he would "count on the sense of responsibility of the nation's industrialists and labor leaders. . .to maintain price and wage policies that accord with the non-inflationary guideposts" set up in 1961 and reaifirmed by the council of economic advisers in an accompanying report. "In the face of a 44 per cent increase in corporate profits in less than three years and the prospect of further increases to come with the tax cut. I see no warrant for inflationary price rises," the President declared. "On the heels of solid increases in real wages, plus the rise in take-home pay under the tax cut, I see no warrant tor inflationary wage increases." Watch Prices Johnson said that accordingly he will keep a close watch on price and wage developments, "with the aid of an early warning system which is being set up in the appropriate agencies." He added: "I shall not hesitate to draw public attention to major actions by either business or labor that flout the public interest in non-inflationary price and wage standards." There appeared to be echoes, in this statement, of President John F. Kennedy's public denunciation in 1962 of a steel price increase after the United Stcelworkers Union had agreed to contract terms which he con- idered within his non-inflationary guidelines. Kennedy's verbal attack on the industry action, along with further government moves to block the increase, resulted in cancellation of the price boost at that time. Johnson, in his anti-inflation warning, vowed to translate into action the view that "antitrust policy must remain keenly alert to illegal price-fixing and other practices that impair competition." Cranston reveals candidacy for Senate FRESNO — State Controller Alan Cranston Sunday said he will be a candidate for the United States Senate only if it is determined that senator Clair Engle's physical condition "will prevent him from campaigning vigorously or serving effectively." old senator, or-to turn against degree from the University ofjl» m favor of the famed as-! Speaking at a meeting of the the Philippines. [tronaut. |board of directors of the Cali- It was the big city chairmen. ,f>mia Democratic Council, Cranston told the group: Mother of injured tof from Redlands Quote of Day COLUMBUS, Ohio — John A. Wiethe, Democratic party leader in Cincinnati on astronaut John H. Glenn's bid for the senatorial nomination: "You have a great national hero and it isn't easy to turn him down. You can draw your own conclusions on the affect it!neighbors shortly after the fall has on the people." lin several feet of surf. Fifteen month old Michael Gray who fell over a 70 foot cliff Saturday at the Point Loma Coast Guard Light Sta tion and was taken to San Diego Naval Hospital in critical condi tion is the son of a former Redlands and Yucaipa girl. Michael's mother is the former Pat Leighty now the wife of Boatswain's Mate David L. Gray, 24, who is on duty at the Pt. Loma Coast Guard station. Her parents the Dean Leightys' live in Yucaipa. She graduated from Redlands high school with the class of 1958. The infant son was flown by Coast Guard helicopter to the hospital after he was found by who formed the backbone of the Democratic party in Ohio who persuaded their colleagues to stand by their endorsement of the senator, despite what seemed to be grass roots pres sure on many delegations that they endorse the astronaut. Don Gosney, the Columbiana County ch?irman spearheading the Glenn campaign, called the action a "victory", even though the chairman's as sociation endorsed Young. Gosney said, "Take out the big delegation from Sen, Young's hometown of Cleveland and Glenn would have swept the vote Glenn scores COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) — Astronaut John H. Glenn scored a major victory in his bid for the Democratic senatorial nomination today when his forces killed a proposal that the convention endorc* rendidates. "I will run only if it is the substantial opinion of Democratic Party officials, leaders, and rank and file members, publicly expressed, that Senator Clair Engle, in his own best interest and in the best interest of our state and nation, should not seek reelection. "I would expect any such recommendation to be justified by objective evaluation of detailed, explicit medical information. I trust such information is to be made available, as of course it should be." Jack Ruby in court DALLAS (UPI) — Tense and far from his dapper self, Jack Ruby went to court today to try to win freedom on bond in the slaying of accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. A defense psychologist said he suffered from brain damage, and a form of ppilepsy.

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