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74th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1964 $1.50 Per Month 20 Pages 10 Centt SOMETHING TO LOOK FOR - NASA technicians at Lakehurst, N. J., show off Echo II which is expected to join Echo 1 in space orbit. Echo II will be bigger and will orbit at a lower altitude and thus may be easier to see. It* is scheduled to be launched Friday at Vandenberg Air Force base. France prepares to recognize Red China PARIS (UPI) — The French government said today that preparations are "proceeding favorably" for France's recognition of Red China. The announcement was made by Information Minister Alain Peyrefitte after a cabinet meeting at which Foreign Minister Maurice Couve dc Murville reported generally favorable foreign reaction to the planned move. Peyrefitte said there were no present plans to invite Communist Chinese Premier Chou En- lai to France. Chou currently is touring Africa. Peyrefitte also did not disclose the date of the planned recognition, but there have been persistent reports that it would be next Monday or Tuesday. The one major exception to the plan by President Charles de Gaulle's government to recognize Peking has come from Washington. The United States in a note sent five days ago termed it unwise and ill-timed. The French rejected the criticism in a note of their own| Tuesday. Wonderful girl Lucy's visit has UW freshman all excited MADISON. Wis. (UPI) — ShejD. C, and Olson at the UW. may have cost him some grade! "We haven't any plans," 01- points, but a University of Wis- j son said about Lucy's impend- consin freshman is still lookingjing visit. "I plan on taking her forward to his date tonight with j around the campus and intro- the daughter of the Presidentjducing her to some of my of the United States. j friends. I imagine we'll prob- "She has class and that j ably get together in some res- means a lot," said Jack Olson, taurants and just talk." "she's a wonderful girl. She's! Olson was enthusiastic about fun-loving and she can be ser-j dating the younger of President U. S., Canada power treaty formalized WASHINGTON (UPI)—President Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, marking "very fruitful" discussions, today formalized a ! multi-million dollar power development agreement with an exchange of jokes. Johnson and Pearson were in obvious good humor at the end of a morning of talks when they witnessed the formal signing of an exchange of notes for implementing the three-year-old Columbia River power development treaty. The formal ceremony took place in the White House Treaty Room. The two leaders praised as beneficial to both countries the agreement under which Canada will build three storage dams which will provide power and flood control benefits for the United States. Canada will be paid S254.4 million by U.S. utility interests for its share of the j power produced because of the j treaty. j "This is the kind of hour we New Relay satellite in orbit, working 'perfectly' CAPE KENNEDY (UPI) —j America's newest "space switchboard" satelitc today relayed voice and technical tests to Germany and was described as "working beautifully." Scientists said the Relay-2, a major step toward a global communications network, was near perfect. "We're very pleased with it." said a space! agency spokesman. i Engineers at Nutley, N.J.! talked to their counterparts in! West Germany via Relay-2 on the satellite's fourth orbit today. The tests checked out technical aspects of the space communication link. Its first television demonstration was to have come late today with President Johnson greeting Japanese viewers but last minute details could not be ironed out and the program was postponed. The ocean-spanning television • program, to be produced by the U.S. Information Agency, was scheduled for late today on the 184-pound moonlets seventh three hour and 15 minute sweep around the earth. The eight-sided communications satellite, the last planned I in the Relay series although one more is ready, was boosted into orbit Tuesday atop a Delta rocket nicknamed "Olc Yaller" because its white paint had a yellow tinge. I It was an unprecedented 22nd j straight success tor the Delta, 'the space agency's workhorse that also has hurled Telstar and Syncom communications satelites into orbit. The Relay satellite's orbit, ranging from 1.298 to 4.606 miles above the earth, places it in position to be able to transmit television, telephone and teletype signals to four continents. Mrs. Tippitt thanks nation for contributions DALLAS (UPI) — The widow of the police officer killed in the hunt for President Kenne- Ican always spend together," idy 's assassin thanked the na! Johnson said at the signing ;tion Tuesday for more than ; ceremony. Johnson said he and Pearson had had "very fruitful discussions" which he felt had been "quite productive." Pearson arrived Tuesday for the meeting. The talks ended formally today, but Pearson planned to remain in Washing- lion until Thursday, when he Dr. Spock tells senators babies need Medicare $600,000 and said she would try to use the money "as God intended." iplan for the aged under Social Mrs. J. D. Tippit. 35, spoke| s "" rity at a press conference she called!,. Th( - Program wou ' d P rovldc to express her gratitude for the| hos P Altal and nursing home care WASHINGTON (UPI) — Wis-idres of old folks from New|to care for a grandmother or consin Gov. John W. Reynolds, j York City who jammed the| some other elderly member of New York Mayor_Robert Wag-| hrin room said tnere was an ;the family, ner and Dr. Benjamin Spock, the authority on babies, joined today in endorsing the administration's proposed health care endless flow of contributions for Americans over 65. financed mainly by higher Social Secu- urgent need for the bill. He said "many of our senior citizens are being made destitute in trying to sustain the mounting cost of the illnesses and ailments which afflict the elderly." "It's not only the aged who lose all their savings when they are ill." he said. "Their married sons and daughters, and the young children whom they are raising often have to make great sacrifices." The noted Cleveland physician Reynolds told the com mitteei said he supported this principle that Wisconsin had enacted leg- 1 because it "would help the el- 10US." Olson, 18. a chemical engineering student from Maiden Rock, Wis., has been dating blue - eyed 16-year-old Lucy Baincs Johnson "off and on" since he met her in 1962 while he was working as a congressional page boy in Washington for another Johnson — Rep. Lester Johnson, D-Wis. It's probably not serious," he said. Grades Are Slipping Olson said his grades have fallen off this first semester, partly because he was out of Johnson's two daughters. Has Lots Of Poise "We went to the International Ball in Washington last fall." said Olson. "She had a lot of poise and was very graceful. She's also a good dancer and loves to dance. She could keep up a conversation as well as anyone. You're proud to have her as a date. No matter who her father is." Olson said his own popularity has gone up "somewhat" since he started dating Lucy. "But if people act impressed at all. I just tell them I'm going with will fly to Florida for a brief vacation. Weather Rcdlands Weather Today Highest 54, Lowest 41 Rainfall: 24 hrs. .72, Season 8.11 Last Year .47 One Year Ago Highest 67, Lowest 35 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 6:52 a.m. — 5:11 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Clearing tonight and mostly sunn; Thursday. Continued cool days and slightly cooler tonight. Lows tonight 30 to 38. U.S. Wiathtr Bureau Noon Forecast The storm which has caused moderate to heavy rainfall amounts over Southern California during the past 36 hours is steadily moving eastward and clearing is expected in most areas tonight. However, there will still be scattered showers over and near the mountains this afternoon and evening with the snow level near 3,500 feet. Some of the mountain resort areas will still get a few more inches of snow. Along the c o a s t small craft warnings are displayed from Point Conception to the Mexican border for westerly winds of 15 to 35 knots. Windy weather will also prevail -this- afternoon and Thursday over most inland areas. Temperatures tonight will be slightly cooler in most areas. The lowest temperatures' tonight at the coldest stations will be 27 degrees. Scattered firing for lemons will be necessary after 2 a.m. with moderate ceiling conditions. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ended at 4 a.m.: High Low Precip. class 10 days due to illness, but |a girl whose father is impor also because he spent Thanks-jtant, which is pretty far re- giving Day and Christmas with: moved from my being impor- thc nation's First Family. Uant." he said. "I could have been studying." I Olson said Lucy's visit was he said. That's what he was!primarily to visit Dr. and Mrs doing Tuesday night, studying. Lucy arrives here from Wash- James Cain, Rochester, Minn. Cain is a staff member of the ington tonight for a one-day vis-1famed Mayo Clinic and a per- it with Olson. Both she and Olson finished their semester examinations today, Lucy as a junior at the National Cathedral School for Girls in Washington, sonal friend of the President. The Cains will be here to chaperone Lucy and Olson and will have them as their house guests for several days in Rochester. U.S. to transfer Panama embassy personnel PANAMA CITY (UPI)—Some U.S. Embassy personnel have received instructions from Washington to prepare for transfer, it was reported reliably today. The embassy was closed last week and its staff evacuated to the Canal Zone after Panama made formal its break in relations with the United States over political problems which erupted earlier this month into massive-street riots. About 23 embassy members including Marine guards are being assigned to the U.S. Con sulate in Panama City which has remained open. A second group has received transfer orders and a third, instructions to remain on a stand-by basis pending any possible diplomatic renewal with Panama. U.S. officials said meanwhile the stopping of two Panamanian ships near the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal was a routine matter and not connected with the current crisis. Boston 43 38 .10 Chicago 52 37 Cincinnati 56 39 Denver 61 29 Fairbanks -31 -40 Fort Worth 67 56 Helena 32 -7 .06 Honolulu 86 68 Kansas City 68 52 Las Vegas 56 39 .01 Los Angeles 59 52 .72 Minneapolis 41 29 New York 51 39 Oklahoma City 70 50 Sacramento 48 39 .78 Salt Lake City 45 28 .15 San Francisco 50 43 .56 Seattle 40 32 .03 Washington 59 34 Electric rate cut begins January 27 LOS ANGELES (UPI)-South- crn California Edison Co. announced today that rate reductions to electricity users amounting to about $7.5 million a year will.go into effect Jan. 27. The state Public Utilities Commission, w h i c h originally recommended the reduction, approved Edison's new plan Tuesday. Big change in air travel LONDON (UPI) — Mrs. Charlotte Leach, an 85-year-old great grandmother, boarded an airplane for the first time in 41 years Tuesday night. "Oh dear, I had no idea planes were so big," she said at London Airport as she pre- pred for a flight to Australia to settle down with a daughter in Brisbane. "The last time I flew was in 1923 when I paid five shillings for a flight around the field in a four-seater plane. "I was told that planes were technically sounder now," she said, "but I still thought they were about the same size as I have only seen them as specks in the sky since my one and only flight." Kennedy hopes for Malaysia summit parley JAKARTA, Indonesia (UPI)— Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy was cautiously optimistic today that his efforts will lead to a summit meeting to head off a possible "major conflict" and bring a peaceful solution of the dispute among Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. Kennedy arrived here this afternoon from Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia, the new British Commonwealth federation that borders Indonesia. His wife, Ethel, was with him. In a brief airport statement, he said he hoped his efforts — coupled with the "desire of (Indonesian) President Sukarno to have peace in this area" — would lead to peace in the crisis over the existence of Malaysia. BULLETIN WASHINGTON (UPI) — Sen. Clair Engle's physician today issued a statement saying Engle will be able to campaign for re-election but declined to reveal full details of his physical condition. Neutral nations support Johnson arms freeze GENEVA (UPI)—Neutral nations at the Geneva disarmament conference today expressed strong support for President Johnson's five point plan to freeze strategic armaments. Delegates from the eight neutralist nations represented at Geneva said the United States and Russia should begin concrete negotiations without delay. The delegates welcomed the President's peace plan as a major constructive move and indicated they will give it open support during the forthcoming talks. which poured in from all overj^ lgxes on workers and e m-jislation to put into effect thcjderly's grandchildren.' the country. i plovers. Kerr-Mills Act. which Congress The bill also was endorsed in When a special police detail; Appearing before the Housejpassed four years ago as a joint'a statement from Dr. Kenneth & Means Committee.!federal-state program. But hejW. Clement, president of the stopped counting two weeks ago the contributions totaled $600,849.46. right, not as a privilege." Wagner, accompanied by hun- Driver lays bus over to avoid skid off cliff Young urges probe of missile dependability COLUMBUS (UPI) — Sen. Stephen M. Young said today Sen. Barry Goldwater "may have something" in his charge that this country's intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) are not dependable. The Ohio Democrat in a newsletter to his constituents said he urged a Senate committee investigate Goldwater's charges and report to the American people. Young said the country had. in addition to its missiles, a "tremendous superiority" over Russia in manned bombers and Polaris submarines that could not be destroyed in a surprise attack. The senator, whose bid for a second • term is being challenged by astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. in the May primary, also accused Great Britain of "ingratitude" in selling buses and heavy machinery to Cuba. Wreck spills 9,000 tons of coal BARSTOW (UPI)—More than 9,000 tons of coal spilled on the Santa Fe Railway tracks Tuesday when 18 coal cars were derailed at the tiny community of Hoges, 10 miles southwest of here. There were no injuries in the derailment that twisted and smashed most of the cars involved. Cause of the incident was under investigation. The rail shipment of 140 cars was bound for the Kaiser Steel plant in Fontana from coal mines in Utah. Ordered to appear SANTA MONICA (UPI)—Richard Dennis McCutcheon, 29, accused of slaying an 11-month- old girl, today was ordered to appear in court Jan. 29 for preliminary hearing. Ways Reynolds said he feels the nation must "guarantee all of its Mrs. Tippit, wearing black citizens — its wealthy and its shoes, a dark dress and hat poor and its middle class —that and a string of white pearl-like illness will not force them into beads, at first spoke with hesi- poverty in their old age." He tation and with tears in her I said this should be done as "a eyes. But as the conference progressed, she seemed to gain composure. "I am indeed grateful for the concern that was shown for us and we shall try to use the money as God intended us to use it," she said. "The amount (of money) exceeded anything I had hoped for in the way of financial help." Mrs. Tippit said she had exchanged letters with Jacqueline Kennedy. She would not reveal the contents of Mrs. Kennedy's letter, except to say that it was "quite personal and warm." The press conference was held in the patrol assembly room of the Dallas police station basement where her late husband began his tours of duty. It was also a short distance from the spot where Lee Harvey Oswald was slain two days after her husband was shot. When asked about that, she replied: "Yes, I remembered where it was." said this is not adequate to meet the needs of oldsters unable to afford medical care. Spock said children also have National Medical Association. Clement, a Cleveland surgeon, said the association of 5.300 physicians, was convinced that a vital stake in the health careja Social Security-type medicare legislation. program "would not harm the Spock said the youngsters fre- doctor-patient relationship, but quently suffer when savings are would increase, high quality wiped out by medical expenses!medical care." POINT MUGU (UPI)-Grcy- hound bus driver Anthony Wilson Jr. had the split - second choice Tuesday n i g h t of skidding off the Pacific Coast Highway down a cliff or flipping his bus on its side. Wilson chose the latter, jerking the steering wheel sharply to right to cause the northbound bus to land on its side on a rain-slicked section of alternate Wilson, a 39-year - old driver who wears a seven-year driving safety badge, recounted at St. John's Hospital in nearby Oxnard: "I hit this curve at about 5060 miles per hour. I let up on the accelerator and that's when it started to skid. I thought the bus was going to go off the cliff—that's when I decided to lay it over." Wilson of Atascadero suffered Russia, Cuba sign new trade deal MOSCOW (UPI) — Russia's new trade pact with Cuba apparently was in exchange for a pledge of support from Premier Fidel Castro in the Kremlin's dispute with Communist China, diplomatic observers said today. Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev announced the long- term trade agreement Tuesday night at a gala reception ending the official part of Castro's visit. Khrushchev said the agreement will help the lagging economic development of Cuba and guarantee the Caribbean country "against world sugar market fluctuations and from sabotage of American monopolists." Sugar is Cuba's primary product. U.S. 101 about four miles south ran injured elbow and was re- of here. ported in shock. A total of 22 persons were in-j St. John's admitted 11 persons jurcd. none criticaly. Therejand treated 10 whom they dis were no fatalities among the 25 passengers. A California Highway Patrol officer said today there would have been more serious injuries, and probably deaths, if the driver had been unable to stop before plunging down a 50-foot, sloping cliff into the ocean. j charged. One sailor was taken to the base hospital at the Point Mugu Pacific Missile Range The CHP said only two passengers had to be carried away from the scene. All the injured were Californians. The bus was en route from Los Angeles to San Francisco. GOP senator blasts hi-fi gift to Johnson WASHINGTON (UPI) — In a verbal broadside aimed at the White House, a Republican senator said today that he saw no difference between public officials accepting a stereo record player, a mink or vicuna coat, a deep freeze or an oriental rug. Sen. John J. Williams, R-Del.. issued the acid statement following disclosures by Senate investigators Tuesday that a $580 high-fi set was given to then Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson in 1959 through arrangements made by former Senate Aide Bobby Baker. "Whenever anyone gives a public official an article of such value he is expecting something in return," Williams asserted, "and any public official who accepts such gifts is not so naive as to be unable toj recognize that point." I L.A. woman settles for $26,000 LOS ANGELES (UPI)—A 75- year-old woman who carried a 5'i-inch surgical clamp in her abdomen for two years after an operation Tuesday settled for $26,000 in damages. Ruth C. Sperry, a retired dietician, originally brought suit for $150,000 against Dr. Wesler Wright, who performed the surgery; his assistant. Dr. Tenero D. Caruso; and the Queen of Angels Hospital. She said the clamp, removed after it showed up in x-ray pictures in 1962, was left inside her in an exploratory operation in [was in danger of being over- Tanganyika back to normal president says NAIROBI, Kenya (UPI)—Tan- ganyikan President Julius Ny- erere toured his turbulent capital today and announced the situation there was normal after two days of revolt and riot. Nyerere's press secretary, George Rockey, said in a telephone interview that the president was cheered during his I three and one-half hour tour of Dar-Es-Salaam, and reiterated that Nyerere was "well and in control." The dangerous situation in Tanganyika, Kenya's neighbor to the south, was matched by unrest, tension, and killing in many of the other new nations of Africa. Nyerere addressed the nation Tuesday night, appealing for calm and order, and denying his 25-month. old regime ever 19G0. ' thrown. Liz, Burton ready to fly to Los Angeles MEXICO CITY (UPI)—Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton are flying to Los Angeles today in a chartered Mexican airliner, it was announced here. Miss Taylor filed for a divorce from singer Eddie Fisher in a Mexican court last week. It was not known how soon she can expect a decree. It was not certain immediately where the couple would go from Los Angeles, but Burton is due in Canada late this month to begin rehearsing for a prospective Broadway production of "Hamlet." The plane is standing by in Puerto Vallarta, the Mexican coastal resort where the Welsh actor and the Hollywood star have been sharing a villa for some weeks past. A spokesman for the Mexican Aviation Company said the pair apparently is taking along Miss Taylor's daughter Liza and their personal belongings. Goldwater blasts Red China, opposes de Gaulle KEENE, N.H. (UPI) — Sen. Barry Goldwater charged today that allowing Red China to join the United Nations would be "like inviting Al Capone to join the Sunday evening social." Goldwater told a news conference that French President Charles de Gaulle's reported plan to recognize Red China points up more and more the need for revision of the United Nations charter. Unless we revise the V.N. i charter," he said, "I can see no reason for any Western power to stay in the United Nations." Goldwater. campaigning in New Hampshire, said "we could not operate effectively as the greatest power in the world if the United Nations could be controlled by the Afro - Asian majority," Goldwater said. "Its almost as if we were playing into the hands of our enemy." "Nothing New" Goldwater, on the second day of a three-day campaign swing through New Hampshire, described as "nothing new" President Johnson's recommendations to the Geneva disarmament conference to curb the arming of nations. The President Tuesday offered to negotiate a verified freeze of the numbers and types of strategic nuclear delivery vehicles such as long range bombers and missiles. He called the trend of the last few years "a plan to disarm and weaken the nation. I think it's dreadfully dangerous." No Further Comment But. he said, he did not want to comment further on the President's message because he had not had a chance to study the original text. He added, "I notice even the press is rather fuzzy on some of the points." Goldwater again refused the challenge by New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller to debate him in the primary campaign. "Oh, let the governor get his own crowd. This challenge to debate is as old as a three dollar bill," Goldwater said. Quote of Day WASHINGTON — President Johnson, at a White House ceremony welcoming Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson of Canada, noting that the U.S. and Canada share the longest unguarded border in the world: "On that border we have no soldiers. We have no weapons. We have only long and enduring friends."

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