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74th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS. CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY. MARCH 20, 1964 $1.50 Per Month Sixteen Pages ID Cents Calimesa woman wins orange cake contest An "Orange Velvet Cake," a delicate chocolate three-layered concoction with cocoanut and orange icing, won for Mrs. Hazelle Sabatella, 460 Sandlewood drive, Calimesa, the title of 1964 Champion Orange Cake Baker at the National Orange Show in San Bernardino. Mrs. Sabatella competed with five other finalists for the tiUe, •Kith all six baking their special orange cakes on the stage of Swing Auditorium at the Orange Show. The six were chosen from an original field of more than 50 who brought cakes to the citrus exposition earlier in the week. The winner received a SlOO prize and a trophy. The five other finalists received portable electric mixers. They were Mmes. Charles J. Nelson, 1122] W. Palm street. Redlands; Jcan- ctte Benck, 1015 S. Hickory St., Santa Ana; Walter Smith, 2U44 Kendall Dr., San Bernardino; Nancy Denton, 2725 Erwin Ave., San Bernardino, and Nealon 0. Young, 2932 Muscupiabe Dr., San Bernardino. Cake judges were three San Bernardino city schools home economists. The contest was sponsored by the Southern California Edison Co., Sunkist Growers Inc., and the National Orange Show. Here's Mrs. Sabatella's prize^\•inning orange cake recipe: ^ ORANGE VELVET CAKE 1 6 oz. pkg. chocolate chips! Vi cup boiling orange juice 1 cup butter 2 caps sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla Vi teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup orange juice 2'/2 cups sifted flour 2 tablespoons grated orange rind Pour boiling orange juice over chocolate chips, let cool. Cream sugar, butter, salt and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time and beat until light and lemon colored. Add chocolate mixture and blend well. Dissolve baking soda in orange juice, alternate orange juice and flour and blend well. Lastly, fold in beaten egg whites and grated orange rind. Pour into three 9 inch wax-paper lined tins. Bake in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes. Cool. Frost with orange coconut icing. CHAMPION CAKE BAKER - Named number one orange cake baker at the National Orange Show in San Bernardino was Mrs. Hazelle Sabatella of 460 Sandlewood drive, Calimesa, who competed with five other finalists for the title. Mrs. Sabatella received her trophy from Earl S. Reynolds, president of the 1964 annual citrus exposition. ORANGE ICING Vi cups sugar ^8 teaspoon cream of tartar =^4 cup orange juice 3 egg whites stiffly beaten A few grains of salt 1 can Angel Flake coconut 2 tablespoons grated orange rind Combine sugar, orange juice, cream of tartar and salt. Boil until syrup spins a thread. Pour over beaten egg whites and beat until it holds a peak and is glossy. Spread on cake, sprinkle with coconut and orange rind. SAN BERNARDINO (UPI)Six finalists compete today in the lemon pie bakeoff at the 49th annual National Orange Show. The contestants are Mrs. Herman Dean, Bloomington; Mrs. Ella Reese, Colton; Mrs. John R. Pierce, San Bernardino; Mrs, Griffith K. Kane, Santa Ana; Sirs. Bemie Collins, San Bernardino; Mrs. Linda Knowles, Rialto. Weather nodlands Weather Today Highest 77, Lowest 42 One Year Ago Highest 79, Lowest 40 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:52 a.m. — 6:01 p.m. No smog, allowable burning Saturday, Sunday, Monday San Bernardino Valley: Con sidcrable cloudiness tonight and Saturday. Chance of scattered showers especially around mountains Saturday afternoon. Shghtly cooler Saturday with gusty winds at times. Low to night 42-48. U.S. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast Mostly sunny weather will prevail in Southern California today except for some patchy low clouds along the coast. There will be increasing cloudiness tonight. A weather front moving into Southern California from the northwest •will bring coasi derable cloudiness Saturday with a chance of scattered light showers around the mountains and along the south coast Clearing is likely Sunday. Strong gusty winds are expected Saturday afternoon and Sunday. FIVE DAY FORECAST No precipitation in the South- cm California interior but pos sibly a little in coastal and mountain alreas. Temperatures normaL Spring comes wearing snowshoes in Midwest Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period end ed at 4 a.m.: High Lovir Preclp. Boston 38 28 Chicago 38 30 .10 Cincinnati 4S 32 .23 Denver 38 20 .06 Fairbanks 22 -20 Fort Worth 71 40 Helena 32 17 Honolulu 84 65 Kansas City 52 35 .97 Las Vegas 69 37 Los Angeles 69 53 Minneapolis 35 27 .35 New Orleans 68 51 2.49 New York 43 30 Oklahoma City 61 32 Palm Springs — 58 Salt Lake City 40 24 .01 San Francisco 72 50 Seattle 48 39 Washington 52 35 By United Press Internationa) Spring came to the nation's Midlands wearing snowshoes today. Ground blizzards swept the Western Plains and driving snow swirled across the Middle West. As spring made its official ar- towns as Kit Carson and Limon The Colorado snows drifted six feet deep and were driven by gale force winds of up to 60 miles per hour. Three cross-county buses were stranded in Kit Carson and Limon and their 70 passen ival snows were m o u n t i n gjgers put up for the night in all from Colorado to Jlichigan. Tor nado-like winds swept St. Petersburg, Fla. Mayors of three southern Illinois towns declared flood emergencies and asked for National Guardsmen to help fight the bloated Ohio River. Fifteen minutes before tlie start of spring at 9:10 a.m. EST, the Weather Bueau said "blizzard warnings are in effect for most of Kansas, East Nebraska, Iowa and northwest Missouri." At least two deaths were blamed on the Iowa snows and in the West churning ground blizzards standed hundreds of travelers in such Colorado Mrs. Kennedy letter sells for EOOO NEW YORK (UPI)-A hand written letter from Jlrs. John F. Kennedy to an Englishman who asked for money was auctioned here Thursday night for a record $3,000. The Briton, Ronald C. Munroe, of Birmingham, had sold the letter to Charles Hamilton Autographs, Inc., of New York last October for $80. The high bidder Thursday night was Alvin Slater, 40, an attorney and collector of autographs and rare letters. Slater, of Newton, Mass. said he did not purchase the letter to sell it. "I just wanted it," he said. Charles Hamilton said the $3,000 bid was the highest ever paid for a letter by a Fupst Lady, living or dead. A Martha Washington letter giving details of the furnishings at Mount Vernon brought $1,600 in 1959. . night cafes and a small depot .Alore than 30 school children had to bed down in farm and ranch homes northeast of Li mon after their buses became locked in huge drifts. One hun dred trucks were snowed in at Limon and there were 100 more vehicles snowbound at Kit Carson. In the Middle West, the snow- piled up seven inches deep in Jlinnesota and plastered the sides of downtovvn buildings in Chicago. Morning rush hour traffic inched into Chicago's Loop and accidents on the slushy city streets were clocked at one a minute. Road<; drifted shut in Nebraska and schools closed in the zero visibility. Iowa's snows were up to five inches deep. Fire fighters keep vigil in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Firefighters kept their vigil today over three major bush fires in Southern California, all of them contained behind fire lines but still not under full control Increased humidity and reduced winds helped fire crews improve their position, but officials poted a continued high fire hazard. Damage from the three major fires—in Chevy Chase Canyon and Whiting Woods near Glendale and in Weldon Canyon near Newhall—was expected to exceed $3 million. The fires broke out Monday and flames spread quickly across the brush-covered foothills in strong winds that at times reached 100 miles an hour. Thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes. Attorney claims errors in Ruby case DALLAS (UPI) — A defense lawyer for'Jack Ruby today asked that Criminal Dist. Judge Joe B. Brown throw out Ruby's murder conviction because of 182 legal errors and grant a new trial. The motion for a new trial was filed by Phil Burleson of Dallas, an appeals specialist and one of two of Ruby's trial lawyers who are still on the case. Ruby, 52, was convicted and sentenced to death for shooting accused presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the base ment of Dallas city hall last Nov. 24. The motion is the first step I to get Ruby's conviction and 'death sentence into appeals court. Burleson filed the motion after talking by telephone xvith high-powered criminal lawyer Percy Foreman of Houston, hired Thursday to replace Melvin Belli as head of the Ruby defense team. The motion was filed before visiting Judge Sam Johnson of HiUsboro, Te.x., substituting for ! Brown who is on vacation. "I will not rule on it," Johnson said. It will have to wait for Judge Bro«-n to get back." Burleson and Joe H. Tonahill of Jasper, Tex., assisted Belli in the trial. Ruby fired Belli, retaining both Burleson and Tonahill. But there was some doubt as to their status. Foreman, who said he has i never met Ruby, was tied up in court today but said he was preparing a motion for a new- trial and would file it on Monday. Burleson had originally planned to file the motion today. Attorneys Burleson and Joe H. Tonahill of Jasper, Tex. are both still representing Ruby. Foreman said his agreement, a signed contract with Ruby's sister and three brothers, specified that he would be chief defense attorney, "but I w-ould certainly have no objection to Joe and Phil remaining in the case. In fact, I would like to have them with me." Foreman said he would base his motion for a new trial on two arguments: —That Judge Joe B. Brown should not have admitted into testimony statements by officers about what Ruby said while under arrest; —And that the judge should have disqualified jurors who witnessed the killing on television. Salinger takes out papers for senate candidacy SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -! Pierre Salinger today took the first formal step toward seeking the Democratic nomination for U. S. senator from California when he posted a $450 filing fee with the San Francisco registrar of voters. Salinger, who resigned Thursday as White House press secretary, appeared at the office of Registrar Charles Rogers at 9:15 a.m., paid the fee in cash and picked up the necessary pa pers for filing his candidacy before the 5 p.m. deadline today. He scheduled meetings with advisors and supporters throughout the day, along with a news conference at noon PST. His formal declaraUon must be filled out and endorsed by at least 65 supporters. Meanwhile, Salinger's successor as White House press secretary, George E. Reedy, told newsmen in Washington that President Johnson would take |no sides in the Senate primarj' election in California. Salinger arrived in San Francisco by plane early today from Washington. He declined to discuss his plans, but said he wanted to consult with friends, 'particularly about residential qualifications." "It's great to be back in Cali fomia," he said. ^Vhen asked if he planned to enter the Senate race, Salinger commented "there's always room for one more." He said he would hold a news conference at 10 a.m. PST during which he was expected to make his bid on the Democratic ticket. The portly Salinger Thursday resigned unexpectedly the high White House position he had held since President Kennedy's 1960 presidential victory. President Johnson accepted Salinger's resignation "with the greatest regret and reluctance" and immediately named George Beedy, a long-time aide, to Salinger's job. In announcing his own resignation, Salinger also disclosed that Andrew T. Hatcher is quitting his post as associate White House secretary. The 38-year-old Salinger is required under California law to file his declaration of candidacy in San Francisco by 5 p.m PST (8 p.m. EST) today. He also must submit a list of his sponsors at the same time. There was some question as to whether Salinger would be eligible to run for the Senate race in his native state. The Constitution require.<; only that a Senate candidate be ah "inhabitant" of the state in which he runs at the time he is elected. California state law- requires a three-month registration with the party but does not specify such registration must be in this state. A Democratic source pointed out that the Supreme Court haa ruled favorable in such cases as Salinger's in the past on two grounds: That the question is submitted to the voters when they elect him and that the Senate sets its own rules of eligibility to serve. If Salinger's name goes on the ballot, he will take on at least two formidable candidates for his party's nomination. Incumbent Clair Engle is recovering from brain surgery and has announced that he uill run for re-election. Engle has never lost an election in California. State Controller Alan Cranston, who has the backing of the 70,000-member California Democratic Council, Thursday welcomed Salinger into the race and predicted several other candidates would file before the deadline. Reedy new press secretary for Johnson WASHINGTON (UPI)-' George E. Reedy, a close associate of President Johnson since Uie Chief Executive's Senate days, took over as presidential press secretary today in a surprise changing of the White House guard. Appointment of the 46-year- old Reedy followed the resignation Thursday of Pierre Salinger, who quit to run for the Democratic nomination to the Senate in California. Salinger was named press secretary in 1961 by President Kennedy. Leaving with Salinger was Associate Press Secretary Andrew T. Hatcher, another Kennedy appointee and the first Negro ever to serve in the White House press office. Hatcher accompanied Salinger to California. He is a former California state official who was recruited by Kennedy to aid his 1960 campaign for the presidency. Goldwater hammers at Demos foreign policy House group rejects silver dollar minting WASHINGTON (UPI) — The House Appropriations Committee decided today it would be dime wise and dollar foolish to use the government's dwindling silver supply for SI coins. The committee rejected a request by the Bureau of the Mint for $650,000 to strike 50 milhon new silver dollars to add to dwindling supplies. The Treasury has only about $27 million in silver dollars in its vaults and Western senators and congressmen have urged it to mint some new ones. The big cartwheels haven't been minted since 1935, and Westerners, including Nevada gamblers are afraid their favorite coins will vanish. But the AppropiaUons Committee said all kinds of coins are in short supply and even with around-the-clock shifts at U.S. mints, all denominations are being rationed. The committee noted that there were no substitutes for pennies, nickles, dimes, quarters and halves, while silver dollars have paper currency counterparts. Bank manager admits thefts for 34 years SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Dolly Gee, manager of Bank of America's Chinatown branch for 34 years, was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for an admitted $340,000 embezzlement — but even the judge found the task very difficult. The 64-year-old Miss Gee, who started as a nmner at the bank at the age of 14, became the bank's first woman branch man ager and was highly respected in San Francisco. She was arrested last Christmas Eve and admitted that she had been taking money from the bank over the past 34 years because she discovered an em bezzleraent by her now deceased father — also an employe of the bank — and was faced with the dilemma of either exposing him or becoming an accessory. LOS ANGELES (UPI) -Sen. Barry Goldwater takes his pre primary Presidential campaign south to San Diego today following a fund - raising dinner that added more than $425,000 to his campaign coffers. The Arizona Republican continued to hammer away at the Democratic administration for its foreign policy, its handling of civil rights problems and what he called "the decline of morality in public offices" at Thursday night's gathering in the Sports Arena. About 4,000 Goldwater backers paid $100 a plate and another 6,000 contributed $5 apiece at the fund - raising dinner which followed a private conference earlier in the day with former President Dwight D. Eisenhower at Palm Desert. Goldwater said he did not discuss his candidacy with Gen. Eisenhower, but talked "politics in general." He said he had a "great affection" for the former President. The senator was to leave here by car this morning and drive to Oceanside, where motorcade was to be formed for a trip to Escondido and a luncheon speech. After lunch, plans called for traveling on to San Diego State College for an aft- emono addressinthe Greek Bowl. Private meetings were slated for later in the aftemon at! Coronado, across the bay from San Diego, and an evening meeting with county Young Re publicans. Overnight Stay Goldwater stays overnight on Mission Bay. At Thursday night's fund raising dinner in the Los Angeles Sports Arena, Goldwater touched on the case of Bobby Baker, former Senate majority secretary whose financial affairs are under investigation. "If a Republican President found a Bobby Baker in his closet," he said, "he would open the door and air it out, not slam the door and try to hide it. "Who does the President think he is? Who is he to tell tije (Continued on Page 4) Democrats welcome Salinger but wonder statewide vote suggested on Unruh issue SACRAMENTO (UPI) — Testimony against .Assembly Speaker Jesse M. Unruh's Educational Reorganization Bill concluded Thursday with a suggestion for a statewide vote on the issue. James Corson, executive secretary of the California Association of School Administrators, made the suggestion at the hearing conducted by the Assembly Education Committee. Thirteen given suspended sentences LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Thirteen men indicted by a Grand Jury on charges relating to an alleged $8 million auto referral selling scheme Thursday re ceived suspended nine month jail terms. Superior Judge Walter R. Evans placed all the defendants on probation for periods of one to two years and fined them firom $500 to $1,000 each. On special ecril LOS ANGELES (UPI)—The city council's public health and welfare Committee Thursday recommended that Gov. Edmund G. Brown be asked to place a bill controlling the use of the drug Percodan on special call of the Legislature. BULLETIN KEY WEST, Fla. (UPI)-An unidentified helicopter from Cuba landed her* today and U.S. Immigrttion •utheritits said there was "a dead body on it and three other persons." Ikidney trouble and' diabetes. Desperate Turkish Cypriots call for help GHAZIVERAN, Cyprus (UPDJday, raising fears of new fight — Desperate Turkish Cypriots. refusing to surrender their arms to Greek Cypriots in this northern C>'prus village, today called for help from the vanguard of a United Nations peace-keeping force. At least eight persons were killed and seven others wounded in heavy fighting Thursday and there were fears that a shaky cease-fire negotiated by U.N. and British officials would fall apart Five hundred Greek Cypriots ringed this village to of Brendan Behan Drink kills Behon. 41 DUBLIN (UPI) -Playwright Brendan Behan, 41, bad boy of Irish letters, died in Meath Hospital today. The wild, roistering Irish rebel succumbed to the failure of| his internal organs wrecked by his repeated drinking bouts. He entered the hospital March 10 in an ambulance, following a drinking bout He was suffering from jaundice, complicated by liver and ing. "How can we surrender our arms?" asked Turkish Cypriot leader Salih Dayioglou in the Turkish Cypriot stronghold Lefka. "When we do, ou young men disappear and our women are raped. Oh God, don't know what can happen next." He is a former judge of the Cyprus Supreme Court and the spokesman for Lefka's self- defense committee. Fears Massacre Dayioglou said if the U.N. force is not granted greater power than British peacekeepers now here, "then it won't be long before v/e see a massacre of all Turkish Cypriots. That would be a black scar for the Western world and the United Nations." "Why don't the British and Americans help us?" asked Hussein Mehmet Kavas, the Turkish Cypriot police chief in Lefka. He has lost several members of his family since the first inter-communal bat- Ues in December. "What is (Turkish Cypriot Vice Presi dent Dr. Fazil) Kucbufc doing for us? Go away. Please go away." Thursday's fighting — involving machine guns, bazookas and mortars—was the first since the U.N. peace force began arriving a week ago. It brought a new warning from Turkey that it will intervene on Cyprus if violence against Turkish Cypriots continues. Mrs. Smith delayed MUMI (UPD-Minor technical troubles and a chance to visit her mother delayed a pretty blonde Califomian today in her attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world solo. Mrs. Joan Herriam Smith said she would take off early Saturday "in a skirt and btouse and wiUi a sandwich to nibble on" and head for San Juan, Puerto Rico. SACRAMENTO (UPI) — CaU- fomia Democrats today outwardly welcomed Pierre Salinger's entry into the U.S. Senate race but privately wondered if he was eUgible. Most left litUe doubt tiiat the voters will provide the answer in the June 2 primary election, although there was some chance of a court test. Salinger's sudden resignation as President Johnson's press secretary to bid for the Senata seat now held by ailing Sen. Clair Engle came as a surprise to most Democrats. Sources said he had been putting out feelers for only a couple of days. The deadline for filing nomination papers with county clerks is 5 p.m. today. The paper must be accompanied by a $450 fee and a minimum of 65 signatures from registered voters. About the only firm qualification was in the U.S. Constitution, requiring the candidate be an inhabitatnt" of tiie state when he is elected, a citizen of the United States for nine years and at least 30 years of age. California law also requires a three-month registration with the party but does not specify Salinger be registered in this state. He said he was registered in Virginia while serving as White House press secretary. Fire hits center : of Eureka business district EUREKA, Calif. (UPI) —Firs swept through a row of old wooden buildings in the heart of the downtow-n Eureka shopping district early today, destroying or damaging 11 businesses. Fire Chief Bay Lay said the damage, by "rough" estimate," may run as high as $2.3 million. "Two hundred persons, including volunteers and men from two neighboring cities, battled the fire for five hours before bringing it under control. It still was not completely extinguished by midmoming. One fire company from neighboring Fortuna came to Eureka. direcUy from an explosion and house fire that had killed three persons in its community. The Eureka fire started at 1:30 a.m. at Danielson's men's store at the comer of 4th and F Sts., one of the two major downtown intersections in this lumber and fishing community on the coast 250 miles north of San Francisco. However, none was seriously injured. Four firemen were hospitalized for smoke inhalation, and three were released immediately after teatment The fourth was not in serious condition. Dan Banducci, who owned the Sportsmens cafe and Sportsmen's (Hub bar next door to the clotiiing store, called in the first alarm after he saw smoke billowing from under the door at Danielson's. About 20 patrons of Ute cafe and several persons in the bar continued eating and drinking until they were diven out by smoke. As fire burned through the sporting goods store, the sound of expk)ding ammumtion could be heard.

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