Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on January 28, 1964 · Page 2
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Tuesday, January 28, 1964
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2 - Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1964 Redlands Daily Facts Court asked to determine money order firms links LOS ANGELES (UPD—A Federal Court was to be asked today to aid in determining the conection between two private money order firms whose money orders worth thousands of dollars have bounced. A. J. Bumb, appointed-receiver of the Security Currency Services Ltd. in a bankruptcy action, said it was necessary to determine its connection with American Currency Services Ltd. to establish financial responsibility for the unredeema ble money orders. Principal owners of both firms are B.L. Suhl of Los Angeles and his mother, Mrs. Margaret Wierman of Covelo, Calif. "We are filing an application with the court for issuance of an order to show cause as to why American Currency Services and-or Suhl should not be declared to be the alter egos of Security Currency Ltd.," the receiver said. Bumb said the business dealings of the two firms were so cntertwined it would be impossible to determine the financial liability of Security without being able to see the books of American. "Our aim is to know where everything (all money of the two firms) is going," 'Bumb said. Bumb was still trying to determine how many persons were affected by the company's troubles and the total amount of money involved. He said earlier it could reach the $700,000 mark. Bumb said that while Security did business only in California its money orders could have turned up in other states for payment of bills. He said Amer ican money orders also had bounced in at least 10 states. American did business through about 700 agencies in states other than California. The two firms maintained offices at the same address and used the same post office box. Bumb said attorneys for Suhl had promised earlier be would cooperate in the investigation, but he said he was forced to employ locksmiths to open two safes in trying to determine the company's assets. Bumb emphasized there bad been "no determination of wrongdoing." "We're not out to throw stones," he said, "but to gather facts." County, state and federal officials met Monday with Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. M a n 1 e y J. Bowler to discuss the investiga tion into the two firms "to pre vent the overlapping of func tions and to facilitate a pooling of information." Bowler said his office was looking into the possibility of criminal violations within the county, while state investigators were looking for violations of state regulations. He said federal agents were awaiting re ports from an audit of Security's books. "This is going to be a tremendous audit," Bowler said. Badly gored, but fights on El Suicidal proves no bull frightens him REYNOSA, Mexico (UPD — Carmelo Marroquin is proud of his nickname "El Suicidal." With blood streaming from a gored leg, the bull fighter knelt Sunday before a charging "toro." A bull had hooked him in the leg, spun him into the air and tossed him to the ground. Refusing medical aid, he arose and killed the animal in 15 minutes of fighting. The he went for first aid and a tourniquet was applied to the torn leg. Doctors urged him to go to a hospital, but Marroquin refused. Instead, he returned to the ring and skillfully battled another bull. During that fight he knelt. The bull charged. "El Suicidal" flipped his cape and the raging beast, painfully wounded in the traditional manner, thundered past the fighter's hips. Rising, Marroquin turned and plunged steel into the bull's heart. The bullfighter, rated a novice, then was hospitalized. The wound, the size of an American half dollar, tore into six inches of his flesh. Marroquin was ordered to remain in bed for three days. Two hours later he hobbled out of the hospital. "Anyone who is afraid," he said, "gets a little gore and thinks he is dying. If you are not afraid, a big gore doesn't hurt." Marroquin, 28, limped down the streets of Reynosa today. He was the rave. He explained to fans that during the first fight, the bull had not hooked. Slowly, he allowed the animal to charge closer. Then came the jerk of the bull's head and the painful goring. "1 hope to fight next Sunday." he said. "I am not afraid. "I guess I live up to my nickname," El Suicidal said. Severed In auto crash Where's her ear asks surgeon? Found, sewed DUARTE, Calif. (UPD—Sher­ iff's deputies had barely finished taking 54-year-old Mrs. Itose Gartman for aid from the site of a serious auto accident Jtonday when a telephone call from the hospital was received. "Where's her ear?" asked at- Kuchel announces hearing on water rights WASHINGTON (UPD — Senate hearings on legislation designed to end a federal-state controversy over traditional water rights will be held March 10 and 11, Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel, R-Calif., announced today. The legislation introduced by Kuchel is cosponsored by Sens. Clair Engle, D-Calif.: Frank E. Moss. D-Utah; Len B. Jordan,' R-Idaho, and Frank Church, D-j Idaho. The measure is intended to protect traditional western water rights based on priority for whoever was first to put a water resource to use. Kuchel said the measure would not take away the power of the federal government to license, build or operate water projects. He said it would, bow- ver, assure compensation for impairment by the federal government of a water right held under state laws. The California Republican said the measure had "broad and enthusiastic support" and had gained the endorsement of many groups. Organizations supporting the legislation in elude the National Reclamation Association, Council of State Governments, National Association of Attorneys General, National Association of Counties, American Bar Association, and the National Association of Soil and Water Conservation Dis Iricts. tendants at Santa Teresita Hospital. Deputies rushed back to the scene, which had been washed clean by firemen, and found the ear in the debris. The ear was rushed to the hospital, soaked in a saline solution and—several hours after the accident—rejoined to the woman's head. 'It was a beautiful job," attendants said later. "But it will be several days before we know if the body will accept it." Deputies said Mrs. Gartman, who had been thrown through the windshield of her car when it ran into a barrier after being hit by a truck, had long hair and was bleeding profusely. Both factors contributed to the failure of anyone on the scene to notice her left car was missing. MUSICAL $ CHICAGO (UPD —The musical instrument industry can look forward to an average sales gain of 20 per cent a year for the next 10 years, believes Sidney Katz, president of Kay Musical Instrument Co. KING-SIZE ROCKET — This is the giant 156-inch-diameter rocket motor case which was built in New York state and is now enroute to Lockheed Proplusion company of Redlands for loading and test firing. This is the first picture of it as it is being hauled down the main street of a small town. Transporting it across country is expected to take about two weeks. This is the first of three segments which will make the trip to Redlands. It's an extra-wide lood and special permission had to be obtained from the states involved in order to haul the rocket case across the country. The case left New York a week ago. Bows and brass buttons featured in Spring styles PARIS (UPD — Bows and brass buttons were the new touches contributed by designer Pierre Balmain today on the second day of the Paris spring fashion showings. Balmain did not start any trends or try any changes, such as following the current theme of waists cinched with belts and low-cut necklines. The Balmain silhouette remained narrow and loose in the waist, with skirts just covering the knees. Fresh additions included brass buttons on many coats and floppy "pussy cat" bows appeared on several outfits. Most of Balmain's suits followed his usual simple style- narrow skirt, jacket only slightly marking the waist and ending at the top of the hip. He showed both figure-fitting coats with narrow collars and pockets and squarish wider coats with wide sleeves, collarless or with small stand-up collars. Monday's displays featured low cut necklines, even on coats, and fluffy organdy blouses and gowns. Flowers decorated nearly everything. It added up to a soft, extremely feminine look. Bomb planted in car seriously wounds informer CHICAGO (UPI) — Police checked the top echelons of the crime syndicate today for clues into the car bombing that seriously wounded a high-living informer. Lewis C. Barbe, 32, an insurance broker who turned down police protection because it interfered with his night life, lay in St. Anthony's Hospital, his life out of danger. Physicians also thought they would be able to save his shattered right leg, although the talkative, swaggering associate of syndicate hoodlums might be crippled for life. Barbe was indicted New Year's Eve on fraud conspiracy charges with seven other men, including Marshall Caifano, one of Chicago's top reputed gangland hoodlums, and Vito Lorn- bardi, a convict recently sentenced to two to five years in prison for robbery. Barbe was expected to be the state's star witness in the trial. Monday he walked out of the criminal courts building after winning a continuance in the trial until Feb. 7. He got in his car and when he stepped on the starter a tremendous blast tore through the auto. Barbe was pitched from the car, writhing in pain and his leg a bloody tangled mess and he shouted: 'Get my stuff out of the car- take care of my briefcase." A reporter asked him if he knew who planted the bomb, hurriedly attached to the engine with coat hangers. Barbe said, 'never mind, I'll get 'cm in my own way." Barbe's talc of complicated financial shenanigans revolving around a fake hijacking led to the New Year's Eve indictments. Barbe said he had written a $48,000 policy on a shipment of steel wire. His hoodlum associates, he said, borrowed $32,000 to buy a quantity Of wire which had a market value of only $762. The conspirators then arranged a false hijacking of the wire, Barbe said, and tried to collect on the insurance. The plot fell through and Barbe went to authorities with his story. j Start with school first SHERMAN, Tex. (UPI)—Dr. Cruce Stark, currently president of Kilgore Junior College, was hired Monday as president of Grayson County Junior College at an annual salary of $12,750. Now that the school has a president, feeling is strong that it should build a school. The college is still in the planning stage. Stassen ninth candidate in New Hampshire race CONCORD, N. H. (UPI) Former Minnesota Gov. Harold E. Stassen today entered the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary with a promise "to win back the White House for the Eisenhower middle-way Republican policies." Stassen, 56, one-time "boy wonder" of Republican politics, pledged to "go to the various courthouse steps and town centers" in a drive for 10 per cent of the vote in the March 10 primary, the nation's first. He is the ninth candidate to either enter or say he would enter the primary. Previously entered were: New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Sen. Barry Gold- water of Arizona, former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Pennsylvania Gov. William W. Scranton, and Michi gan Gov. George W. Romney, and former Gov. Wesley Powell of New Hampshire. Powell said today he will withdraw bis name and support Nixon. Powell said Nixon "has what is absolutely imperative for the party, a name known in every household, in every city and town in the United States," Sen. Margaret Chase Smith, It-Maine, who Monday announc ed her candidacy for the Republican nomination for president, said she also will enter the primary. Courageous colonel in narrow escape in Congo LEOPOLDVILLE, The Congo (UPD—A courageous Canadian colonel naxiowly escaped death when he fiietl to rescue priests and nuns from machete-armed Congo terrorists, the United Nations said today. Lt. Col. Paul Mayer, in charge of the U.N. helicopter rescue operation in bloody Kwi- lu Province, was beaten up and knocked unconscious by about 100 young terrorists when he attempted the single-handed rescue of captive Belgian priests and nuns at Kisandji mission. Canadian Brig. Jacques Al fred Dextraze said Mayer was not seriously injured. "He is a tough guy," Dextraze said. Four Killed At least four missionaries, including one American woman, have been killed by the terrorists. The operation was led by four U.N. helicopters, two of which hovered overhead while the two others landed to take aboard refugees. When the two helicopters landed, Mayer went out alone to talk to the terrorists. "While Mayer was talking with the two chiefs, about 100 came at him from behind," Dextraze said. "They hit him on the head with rifle butts, knocked him unconscious and took away his belt and pistol. "It was an extremely delicate situation, because the missionaries were also surrounded by terrorists, while the youths were threatening to kill Mayer," the brigadier said. "The two gang chiefs objected and finally permitted Mayer to leave with three nuns." Mayer and his men later flew a second mission to rescue the remaining nuns and the priests, he said, but the terrorists refused to let them go. "As far as we know," Dextraze said, "this operation was completed today. Thousands of terrorists, operating in bands of 500 to 700 men, were reported roaming the Kwilu jungle, systematically burning missions to fulfill orders to "kill all missionaries." They are believed to be following the orders of a former Congo education minister who was trained by the Communist Chinese. Saturn launch set for Wednesday CAPE KENNEDY (UPD Tired technicians today readied a giant Saturn super rocket for another attempt Wednesday at orbiting the world's heaviest satellite. The shot, to boost 19 tons into orbit, was halted Monday with all but 100 minutes of the 11- hour countdown complete because of "human error." Someone forgot to pull a plug from a pipe feeding liquid oxygen to the 1.5-million pound thrust first stage. "There's no question about it. this was a human error," said Saturn Project Director Rocco Petrone. "There can be mistakes. We're all human." Petrone said the plug was placed in the 3-inch pipe leading to the rocket from a ground tank for a pressure test several days ago. The stopper should have been removed after the test but was not. Officials decided to delay the shot for two days to give the launching crew a rest. They had been on the job since 11 p.m., EST Sunday. CONGO CASUALTIES—Communist-led jungle fighters killed Irene Farrel (left), of Jerome, Idaho, and seriously injured Ruth Hege (right), of Wellington, Ohio, in an attack on Mangundu, Congo. They had been serving as missionaries. Pope orders liturgical reform in effect Feb. 76 VATICAN CITY (UPI)-Pope Paul VI today ordered parts of the ecumenical council's liturgical reform to go into effect on Feb. 16. Other key sections of the reform, including the substitution or modern languages for Latin in most of the Mass and sacraments, will become effective later after a special commission works out details. The papal decision came in a decree dated Jan. 25 and and made public today. A constitution reforming the sacred liturgy, or outward form of worship, was passed by the Ecumenical Council in last fall's session and solemnly promulgated by Pope Paul in the closing meeting Dec. 4. The papal decree said "many provisions of the constitution," including the substitution of modern languages for Latin, "cannot be applied at short notice because it is first necessary to revise some rites and prepare new liturgical texts.*' The Pope announced establishment of a special commission for this purpose. Other provisions, including a shortening of the divine office which priests must recite daily, can become effective at once, the Pope said. He ordered them enforced throughout the Roman Catholic Church by Feb. 16. These provisions included: —Officials of seminaries, religious schools and theological faculties are to start preparations at once for the teaching of sacred liturgy in those schools. Actual teaching is to begin next year. —Each bishop must set up a diocesan commission to encourage the liturgical movement — active discussions of Iitur, [problems — and separate commissions on sacred music and sacred art. —As of Feb. 16, the sermon becomes a compulsory part of ad masses on Sundays and holidays. The sermon until now was optional. Turkey walking out of peace conference ANKARA (UPI) — Turkey is walking out of the Cyprus "peace conference" in London because the British have failed to restore order on the disputed Mediterranean island, a government spokesman said today. The spokesman said Britain's failure amounted to a measure of aid for Archbishop Makarios' predominantly Greek government on Cyprus. (The Turkish walkout appeared likely to heighten concern in Greece, which put its armed forces on a 24-hour alert today because of reports Turkey might invade Cyprus.) You'll Find a Ready Market Thru Fast-Acting Facts Classified Ads Suit filed against Demo fund raiser BOSTON, Mass. (UPI) — $4.9 million suit has been filed by the federal government against a building combine, in eluding a construction compa ny owned by Matthew McClos ky, former U.S. ambassador to Ireland a leading Democratic fund raiser. The suit, filed Monday in U. S. District Court here, charged a 1.000 bed Veterans Administration hospital in Jamaica Plain was poorly constructed by McCloskey & Co. of Philadelphia. Also named in the suit were architectural and engineering firms which designed and supervised construction of the $10.5 million hospital. It alleged Iy began falling apart a year after it was built. The hospital, completed in 1952 after two years of construction, is undergoing a $4.1 million face lifting. Its brick walls have cracked and started falling apart, and its windows fail to work. Authorities roped off parts of the building to keep passersby from being struck by falling bricks. Additional damages of $2.5 million were sought from a Boston insurance company which allegedly guaranteed the performance of McCloskey & Co. the case was assigned to Judge Francis J. W. Ford. Liz 1 pictures violate law in Italy LODI, Italy (UPD-An Italian judge ruled Monday that pictures of Elizabeth Taylor used in advertisements for the film "Cleopatra" violate an Italian law. Judge Francesco Novello ordered the pictures banned or Warren says probe record to be preserved WASHINGTON (UPD — All that is said or done before the commission investigating the assassination of President Kennedy "will be preserved for the public." Chief Justice Earl Warren, chairman of the seven - man panel assigned by President Johnson to bring to light all the facts of the Nov. 22 tragedy, said Monday the commission is •studying the gaps in the whole affair." He said that while all information will be preserved it may not all be included in the final report if it pertains to security matters. Warren indicated, however, that historians in the future would have access to it. Warren met with newsmen after a three-hour closed-door meeting of the commission Monday. He said the panel wa;; working closely with Texas officials investigating the assassination. The commission has heard no witnesses to date but expects Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald, widow of the man accused of being Kennedy's assassin, to b;> the first one. Warren said Oswald's widow will probably be heard within a couple of weeks, either here or in Dallas, where the assassination took place. He said a member of the commission will be present at all hearings, none of which will be open. Warren said there has been i discussion about calling Jack Ruby, who shot Oswald in the Dallas jail. draped in white paper, citing a law which prohibits advertisements displaying "undressed female figures in a provocative pose that can disturb and seriously offend the taste of youthi under 18 years of age." "Deepsprings" Carpet Fashioned of DuPont's Fabulous new 501 Hylon by NEL Li I I NELSON Jusf imagine nylon w'rth liny "innersprings" coiled right into the yarn. Jump, walk, stand or sit . . . it buoys you right up! Ifs 501, DuPont's new texturized 100% Nylon pile carpet with a lovely soft lustre finish. It can'f fuzz or shed, can be cleaned with just suds and water and being Nylon lasts practically forever. furniture carpel draperies •ccessoriei gift! 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