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74th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, V/EDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1964 $1.50 Per Month Twenty Pages 10 Cents With malice toward none... Pope urges fight against Communism VATICAN CITY (UPD—Pope; Paul VI, his forehead smudged i with ashes on the first day of Lent, today asked preachers to: WASHINGTON" (UPD—Worn- unsheath "the sword of thc ;Cn and children will be removed spirit" and keep people from i gradually from the Guantanamo becoming Communists out of Naval Base in Cuba, the De- expediency or fear. fense Department announced to- The 66-year-old pontiff spokei da >'- T!,c P l,r P° sc is 10 im ? ro ^' c sternly to Rome parish priests 1 ' 1 ^ "garrison posture of the and Lenten teachers in an an- 1 ^ * simkcsman said nual Ash Wednesday audience! No more dependents of either ushering in the 40-day peniten-i mi , ' ltar - v or c 'V liaun P crs ° nn , el tial season of Lent. Michelan-l"'" bc f" 1 0 th f basc and the gelo's giant fresco of the Las ,|3.000 a ready there wil he Judgment towered over the au-i'jrouslit honlc h - v earl - v 196t >. thc dience in the Vatican's Sistine de P artm ™>- sa,d - , , The department also an- U.S. to remove women, children from Guantanamo Chapel. *'Wc must not allow our people—still so rich with goodness, with religion and still so scarred by the terrible and tragic experiences of past wars —to yield out of weakness of mind and of a false expediency to anti-religious ideologies which, if they prevailed, would certainly be the ruin of freedom, and perhaps also of prosperity," the Pope told t h c preachers. Without mentioning communism by name, he said a vie nounced that several hundred of 3.300 Cuban workers at the basc already have been fired and arc no longer working. Others arc to bc released later in line with a presidential directive. The announcements were made by Arthur Sylvester, assistant defense secretary for public affairs, at a Pentagon news conference. Sylvester emphasized the "garrison posture." which is maintained for defense of the base, rather than a water shortage which was caused when Premier Fidel Castro shut off the Cuban source of water to the base last week. President Johnson has or­ dered development of new water sources and says water will not be bought from Cuba in the future. Sylvester said lie did not think the removal of women and children—a step up more drastic than was ever taken during some past crises — was related to the necessity of supplying outside water. It will bc necessary to shin fresh water to the base until a local source can bc developed— primarily through conversion of salt water. The dependents already on the basc will return home nor­ mally with tiieir sponsors when they complete their tours of duty. Sylvester said. "Sponsors" arc the husbands, fathers, etc. ; The military tour of duty at Guantanamo uill be shortened I from two years to one year or iless because of the prohibition ; against dependents at the base, Sylvester said. But the ban on dependents also applies to the families of civilian employes at the base. ;The last count showed 2.400 military and 630 civilian dependents at Guantanamo. Baker agent says scandal has "only begun" Goldwater says: U.S. should amend Hoffa defense admits hiring treaty, dig new canal j wiretapper LINCOLN MONTAGE — The Lincoln Shrine in Library Pork means many things to many people on this anniversary of the Emancipotors birth. In the minds-eye of Lt. Col. Joseph P. Tracy of Redlands, the memorial is something like this — the overriding face of Lincoln, which he drew, and the words, which he and many consider to be the key to Lincoln, the President, Visit to Lincoln Shrine very pleasant experience : NEW YORK (UPD—Donaldi ;B. Reynolds, the stereo-buying j ., , . . ..iinsurancc agent in the Bobbyi tory of those ideologies would j Bakcr case sajd Monday nig , u i push into apostasy so many; tl)e scan( , a , has „ on , bcg , m ~; souls which Christ called to His< am , R mjght , ca( , t0 (hc ,. (le . ; redcmpt.on. to His dignity, to; struction ., of p rcsi( | cnt Jonn . His happiness. ; son The Pope called on preachers I Reynolds said he paid for the; ito revive "the role of the living much - publicized stereo set •word" in a world dominated byJ w hicU Baker gave to Johnson itiredness and skepticism. when Johnson was a senator' j Karlier in the Sistinc Chapel:and there was "no question in' ceremony. Luigi C a r d i n a 1 [anyone's mind in the Johnson, iTrglia. the papal pro-vicar for.household" about that. : the city of Rome, had stepped' Reynolds sold a large insur- up to the papal throne and jance policy to Johnson while he By RONALD KIBBY First-time visitors to the Lincoln Shrine have a pleasant awakening in store for them. A reverent calm prevails there. Just as at the Lincoln monument in Washington, D.C., visitors to the small Redlands Shrine remove their hats and remain silent. There are no signs giving such instructions, lt simply seems the thing to do. Perhaps the magnificent Car- Weather Redlands Weather Today Highest 69, Lowest 39 Rainfall: 24 hrs. .02, Season 8.13 Last Year 3.03 One Year Ago Highest 72, Lowest 45 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 6:36 a.m.— 5:31 p.m. No smog, allowable burning. San Bernardino Valley: Mostly sunny Thursday. Low tonight 32-36. A little warmer Thursday. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast High atomospheric pressure continues over the intcrmoun- lain Plateau region today and strong gusty north to northeast winds continue in the mountains and deserts and locally below coastal canyons. Pressures will be falling over the Plateau region late today and tonight in advance of a weather disturbance which is now moving into the Pacific Northwest. This will lead to rather rapidly diminishing winds over Southern California tonight and early Thursday morning. There will be some increase in cloudiness Thursday especially over the north and west sections of Southern California. The lowest temperature tonight at coldest fruit-frost key­ stations in Southern California will be 28 degrees. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ended at 4 a.m.: High Low Precip. .13 .01 Boston 28 19 Chicago 40 31 Cincinnati 36 12 Denver 52 26 Fairbanks -4 -13 Fort Worth 55 47 Helena 38 21 Honolulu 77 69 Kansas City 42 37 Las Vegas 67 43 Los Angeles 64 56 Minneapolis 39 32 New York 28 24 Oklahoma City 50 42 Palm Springs 75 50 Phoenix 65 46 Sacramento 62 41 Salt Lake City 39 13 San Francisco 58 53 Seattle 44 — ' Washington 30 21 .11 .06 .04 .14 rara marble bust of Lincoln — located across the eight-sided chamber on a pedestal with a wreath at its base — evokes spontaneous solemnity. For Lincoln has been described as "a masterpiece of God." But there is more to the Lincoln Shrine than the memory of a man. The Shrine is a history book that will gain pages for as long as Lincoln's spirit lives in the world. It's as old as a 99-year-o 1 d evcrygreen wreath which w a s placed on Lincoln's casket in 1865. It's as contemporary as a 1964 Lincoln stamp issued in To- goland, Africa. It's as personal as cufflinks worn by Lincoln. It's as impersonal as the first cannon ball fired into Ft. Sumter in 1861. "There's something here for people of all ages," declares .Mrs. Frances Collins, curator of the Shrine. Collector finds handwritten Lincoln document SPRINGFIELD, 111. (UPD— A collector of Lincoln memorabilia says he has acquired an unpublished document written in the hand of the then Congressman Lincoln. King Hostick, Springfield, said Tuesday the document is an attempt to collect compensation from Congress for three Springfield brothers who transported volunteer soldiers to the Mexican War. Lincoln wrote: "The undersigned respectfully represent that they arc the equitable holders of a claim against the United States, a full understanding of it will be had referring to the accompanying papers and, in as much, as the same has been disallowed by the accounting officers, we respectfully ask the same may be allowed by your honorable body." On the other side he wrote: "Petition of Messrs. Hickox and brothers asking compensation for services in transporting volunteers destined for Mexico. A. Lincoln." The document was dated March 6, 1848. Lincoln then represented the Springfield district as a Whig congressman. The Hickox brothers were Democrats, and Virgil Hickox was chairman of the Democratic state central committee. Hostick said he bought the document from a Baltimore, Md., collector last year. The Illinois state historical library said it had confirmed the document's authenticity. The library said the document was not among previously known Lincoln items. And there is. More than 6.500 people visited the Shrine last year. They came from all over the world. It's no surprise that residents of Illinois — the Land of Lincoln — have signed the Shrine's register far more times than visitors from any other state, excepting California. Most people visit the Shrine out of curiosity. Many others come to read the books about Lincoln and to study the Civil War era. Ail-American Shrine "This is not a Northern or Southern Shrine," Mrs. Collins emphasizes, "It's an American Shrine." For example, bronze busts of the South's Gen. Robert E. Lee and of the North's Gen. Ulysses S. Grant flank the entrance. There is a special shelf of books written by Southern sympathizers. And. the overhead murals feature alternating banners of the Stars and Stripes and of the Confederate Stars and Bars. Small Bibles carried by Grant and by Stonewall Jackson can be found side-by-side on the shelves. Given by Watchorns The Lincoln Shrine in Redlands — there is no similar one west of the .Mississippi River- was a gift to the community by Dr. and Mrs. Robert Watchorn as a tribute to Lincoln and a memorial to their son, Lt. Emory Ewart Watchorn, who served in World War I. It was dedicated and presented to the city exactly 32 years ago and has remained a part of Redlands' tradition and culture. Three men connected with its creation — Elmer Grey, architect of the Shrine; George Grey- Barnard, sculptor of the Lincoln bust: and Dean Cornwell, painter of the symbolic murals below the domed ceiling — are all dead now. Grey died last November in Pasadena at the age of 91. Many Rcdlanders have never experienced the Lincoln Shrine. A lady who visited there one day this week remarked: "I've passed by many times. I thought I would come in and see what is here." The Shrine is open every afternoon except Saturday, from 2 to 5 o'clock.' smudged the pontiff's forehead with holy ashes, warning in somber Latin: "Remember, man, that thou are dust and to dust thou shalt return." A solemn procession was planned during the afternoon on Rome's Aventine Hill to the ancient church of Santa Sabina. The Pope was to lead the line| m of friars chanting the Litany. The procession is the first of six "Roman Stations" of Lent the Pope will observe before Easter. Observance of the stations was revived by Pope John after a century of disuse, but he was too sick last year to take part in the rites. was senator and also took radio advertising time on a Texas radio station owned by- Mrs. Johnson. Reynolds was a business associate of Baker before the latter resigned as secretary to the U.S. Senate's Democratic majority. The insurance agent, appear- on the Walter Cronkitc television program (CBS), said Baker was a "partial creation of Mr. Johnson." "I believe in Shakespearean terminology," said Reynolds. "It was called poetic justice when a hero is destroyed because of an inner weakness, not by external forces. And the thing that Mr. Johnson helped Pope Paul was to bc driven;create himself may be the from the Vatican to the church j tiling that causes his destruc- of St. Alessio on the garden-1 tion." covered Aventine Hill to Ieadi Reynolds said that Walter the foot procession on the 1.000-j Jenkins, a key White House yard walk from St. Alessio to; a ide who was an assistant to then Sen. Johnson, knew about and participated in the decision leading to Reynolds' purchase of advertising time on I the Johnson radio station. ' the church of Santa Sabina. Lent is traditionally a time for meditation and abstinence from worldly pleasures. It occupies the 40 weekdays leading up to Easter, the high point in the Christian calendar celebrating the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. The period parallels Christ's fasting in the desert. His triumphal entry into Jerusalem through palm-frond arches, the last supper with His apostles, His arrest, crucifixion and resurrection. SAN FRANCISCO (L'PI) — Sen. Barry Goldwater. R-Ariz., said today the United States should give immediate notice that it wants to amend the limited test ban treaty to permit use of nuclear energy to dig another interoccan canal in Central America. "The test ban treaty prohibits such a peaceful work with the power of the atom." Goldwater said. "I warned against such restrictions when we debated the treaty and I warn of them again today." The Arizona Republican seeking the GOP presidential nomination, moved his West Coast campaign swing into politically important California with another glovcs-off attack on President Johnson's foreign policy. He spent Tuesday in Portland. In a speech prepared for the Commonwealth Club here, he said foreign policy cannot bc a "part-time job" and "must bc measured by a higher scale than marks in an appointment book." However, he said, "By any- higher scale that measurement today is a measurement of failure. It is a measurement of retreat in the world—not leadership in the world." Goldwater said the Democratic foreign policy record "is a measurement of eroded strengths, ailing alliances and threatening disasters." The GOP presidential hopeful, who eyes California with its 40 electoral votes as a key to the said C II A T T A N O O G A. Tenn. (UPD- Republican nomination | that "in terms of the cold war jl charge that wc have vet to de-! tan, ' lerin S tria! velop a policy." i iIoffa admitted "Wc have simply been crisis- hopping for an entire generation," Goldwater charged. He said "Our policies |iave- Scllif{cr 101,1 federal Judge permitted one thing: They have>f rank Wilson that a "profes- permitted the Soviet to* carry|- sional wiretapper." Bernard out plans without fear of repri- Spindcl. was hired as "an aid The defense in the jury of James R. UUI.HLKU today it had 1 employed a wiretapper to spy •on government agents, i Defense attorney Jacques to the court, would make 1 Spindcl filed unreasonably ; Tuesday punishment that their adventures high priced." Goldwater concluded a one-., day visit to Portland Tuesday!*!; f J™?,™" 1 Was spyin night with a wide-ranging speech to about 5.000 Republicans at Memorial Coliseum, including 2,200 who came for a $5-a-plate dinner. After a biting attack on the Democratic administration's for- leign policy, the conservative leader departed from his prepared speech to invite dissident an affidavit stating that he had ispicd on government agents and learned, in the process that on the defendants. Hoffa and five other persons are charged with attempts to bribe and influence jurors in the Teamster chief's 1962 trial in Nashville on conspiracy charges. j Democrats to join the Republicans, and he urged his party to welcome them. "We have to get people who find the historical principles of JThe ^ceTenter'-s construction the Democratic party of Jeffer-, workcrs rcturned l0 work today son have been abandoned to ourj af(cr a fcdera[ j(|(igc Tuesday side, he said. j night temporar ji y halted picket- Construction workers return CAPE KENNEDY (UPI) — Mentioning Sens. Richard i Russell, Harry Byrd. Russel JLong and several other south- jerners by name, Goldwater said "I would look for some other ing by striking railroad workers that paralyzed S213 million in construction for two days. The Air Force, operator of the missile center, said at mid- house, but I wouldn't go some-j morn j n g that about 60 per cent where where they called mcj 0 f the construction workers had names. | returned to their jobs and that "Let's welcome them to ourjworkers were continuing to re- home. Let's take them in." 'port back. Quote of Day SYDNEY, Australia — Capt. R. J. Robertson, skipper of the aircraft carrier Melbourne, describing how his ship struck and split in two the destroyer Voyager: "I was on the bridge when I heard a shuddering, grinding crunch. Wc pushed the Voyager along sideways before we broke her in two. She broke up within three seconds from the moment of impact." Police rescue Mrs. Leon Ames, nab kidnaper NORTH HOLLYWOOD. Calif. (UPI) — A gunman extorted $50,000 from actor Leon Ames, star of television's "Life with Father," and then kidnaped his wife as a hostage in a fruitless bid to escape. Mrs. Christine Ames was res cued by police at an intersec tion minutes later, and the suspected abductor apprehended without a struggle. Ames and his wife were held in the home by a gunman until the ransom was delivered. She then was taken away with a friend in a car by the abductor but found shortly afterward as the gunman fled from his car. North Hollywood Detective Lt. William R. Porter said the lone abductor was captured a few minutes after fleeing from the car. Porter identified the abductor as Lynn Wayne Benner, 21, a mechanic who resided at the other side of Los Angeles County in La Mirada. Also taken into custody as a suspected accomplice a short distance away was Benner's wife, Patricia Louis, 20. Porter said officers received a report that the Ames were being held hostage in their home and the demand had been made for $50,000. A representative of Ames was called and directed to go to a bank and get the money and then take it loj the Ames' home. NOON FIRE GUTS LOMA LINDA LAB The Loma Linda University campus erupted in pandemonium about noon today when fire broke out in Edward Risley Hall, a science research building. Thick, black clouds of smoke blotted out the sun and spread over downtown Loma Linda. Many student spectators helped firemen and carried equipment from the building. Preliminary estimates set the loss at more than $1 million. Story on page four. (Daily Facts photo by Ron Kibby)

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