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Alaska disaster worst calamity to hit a state (Continued from Page 1) •sterjarca. Gruening said the area, measuring, 1.500 miles in length, was'file heart of Alaska's econ- omyrind'its damages would affect the entire state. Morse was the first to re spond to Gruening's speech. Pointing to the damage on the Oregon Coast, he said any program should also take into consideration. the effect on other areas. Kuchel said California had been hit by the "sudden backlash" of the tidal waves that swept Alaska's shores and said he would give full support to "a maximum attempt at resuscitation by the federal govern meuL" Sen. Olin D. Johnston, D-S.C, said President Johnson should move "immediately" to provide relief to Alaska. These are our people," he said, adding that he was sure the government would act quickly to aid a foreign nation hit by a similar tragedy. Sen. A. Willis Robertson, D- Va., said reports from Alaska were "simply terrible" audi pledged his cooperation to efforts to provide federal aid Police guard Crescent City against looting CRESCENT CITY. CaUf. (UPI)—PoUcc and armed re^ servists patrolled this devastated coastal lumber and fishing town today to prevent looting in stores and homes shattered by quake -spasvTicd tidal waves. Three looters were arrested Sunday. Crescent City, hardest hit of the coastal cities below Alaska, counted at least 10 persons dead, including an infant, and 15 persons missing and feared swept out to sea after Friday's Alaskan earthquake sent four waves booming against the coast. Wreckage was strewn along the coastline as far south as San Diego, CaUf. Shock waves traveling round the world sent si.\-foot waves surging onto the Texas and Louisiana coasts. D«mag« in Millions Damage in the millions of - dollars was reported along the Washington; Oregon and Call fomla coasts. Three children were swept out to sea when a wave swept them off a beach at Depoe Bay, Ore. Another was drowned on the beach. All were the children of Monte McKenrie of Tacoma, Wash. The Coast Guard said it would start a search today for the missing children, Louis, 8, Bobby, 7, and Tammy, 3. Air Force Sgt. Donald McClure, 33, of Akron, Ohio, was drowned when a wave flipped him off the beach at Klamath, Calif. Small boats, fishing dock$, piers and other coastal installations were splintered by waves that soared in diminishing heights from 50 feet along the Alaska coast to five and six feet far south in California. The four v.-aves that hit Crescent City, a town of 3,000, came Saturday in series of varj'ing heights from five to 10 feet. Quarantine Town Officials ordered the town quarantined to prevent disease. Local officials were angered by sightseers who clogged the highways to try to see the ruins of Crescent City. Virtually the entire downtown section of 36 blocks was battered and swamped. The big plate glass window of a bank was smashed. Workmen hastily patched it with plywood. The county fairground, where children held an Easter egg hunt Thursday, was turned into a Red Cross disaster center. Bodies of victims were removed to two mortuaries. Scoop shovels rumbled throu^ the streets, scooping up waterlogged debris of homes, driftwood slammed far inshore and great chunks of plaster and timber, glass and metal from buildings. Most churches escaped se rious damage and Easter Sunday services filled them to overflowing. John Glenn pulls out of Senate race (Continued from page 1) his name being left on the ballot or by a write-in vote. It seems to me that, once I have withdrawn, that's that, he said. He said he did not know what his future plans will be, but he left open the possibility that he may re-enter politics in the future. Doctors Disceuragins Glenn based his political resignation on a discouraging medical report from his doctors in San Antonio over the weekend. "These tests have led to the conclusion that the conditions causing my difficulties will probably not be resolved for at least a couple of months," Glenn said. "Doctors have advised that carrying on in a work status only aggravates the condition and can delay recovery, with the possibility that such agitation could develop into a chronic situation from which recovery might be more difficult." Glenn said the doctors had recommended that he plan no activities for the ne.vt several months. With a wry grin, he described his accident, in which he slipped on a bathroom throw rug while trymg to hang a mirror, as "a little incongruous. 'After all the things I have been through—flight training, two wars, jet flying, space flight — to get hurt like this is hard to believe," he said. Alitalia airliner crashes into Mt. Vesuvius NAPLES, Italy (UPI) - Government investigators climbed the lava rocks of Mt. Vesuvius today to seek the cause of Saturday's crash of an Alitalia airliner in which all 45 persons aboard including 8 Americans, were killed. Other members of the investigation team were listening to tape recordings of the Italian pilot's conversations with Vice presidential nomination talk By Doris Fleeson Naples Airport as he prepared to land. Minutes before the landing, the British-made turbo - prop plane lost contact with the airport and struck the volcano at about the 2,000-foot level. It dug a 15-foot crater into the moun tainside and scattered wreckage, bodies, and luggage for 200 yards. The Americans on the plane, which was on a flight from Turin and Rome to Naples, in eluded a family of four from Brooklyn, N.Y.: Maj. Lawrence H. Mancini, his vofe, Faye, and their two children, JiU, 10, and Stephen, 9. Mancmi was being transfered from the Brooklyn Defense Medical Supply Center to a NATO base in Naples. Jlancini is survived by his mother, Mrs. Laura Mancini of Detroit. His wife's mother Mrs. J. L. Jackson of Sanford N.C. Another victim was Navy Lt Robert I. Adkison, of Pensacola, Fla., who was enroute to a new post in Naples. The other Americans were listed as J. H. McFadden, a Mr. Hamilton, and Thomas Vendur of Norfolk, Va. Rescue workers were continuing the job of bringing bodies down from the crash site. THE ALMANAC Jordan offers holy water AMMAN, Jordan (UPI)-The Jordanian government has opened a new department "to provide mothers everywhere with Jordan (River) waters for baptizing their newborn children," the Jlinistry of Information announced Sunday night. Jordanian diplomatic missions abroad will be provided special bottles of Jordan water for distribution upon request, the announcement said. The Jordanian Embassy in London will distribute 500 such bottles on the occasion of the Today is Monday, March 30, the 90th day of 1964 with 276 to follow. The moon is approacliing its last quarter. Tlie evening stars are Venus and Jupiter. On this day in history: In 1867, the United States agreed to purchase Alaska from Russia for $7,2 million. In 1870, the 15th Amendment was adopted to the Constitution: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude." Also in 1870, Texas was readmitted to the Union. In 1945, Russian troops invad cd Austria. A thought for the day: American novelist Willa Gather said: "Winter Ues too long in country touTis; bangs on until it is stale j and shabby, old and sullen." WASHINGTON - It takes very little to set the Washington whispering galleries humming with gossip about Demo cratic Vice Presidential possibilities, and Defense Secretary Robert McNamara has managed it with a glowing endorsement of the Johnson war on poverty. There is no visible evidence that, the President stands in need of - a bipartisan gesture (McNamara is a Republican) nor a bow to business (McNamara is a former president of the Ford Motor Company). State samplings show an aston­ ishing acceptance of the notion that Johnson has it made while business likes him fine. This gives the President a rather free choice of Vice Pres-| ident. Party leaders have already perceived it, and some have had some quiet discussions about how to capitalize on it to avoid a bruising conven tion fight by reaching for the sophisticated air and style which John F. Kennedy.made popular. Their cautious discussions have explored the Cabinet and Supreme Court, the elder statesmen and intellectuals of the party, particularly those identified with foreign affairs. They do well'to be cautious, for their search will probably not be very popular m the statehouses, the Senate and among those whose claims are strictly political. Yet some party pros readily concede that they would prefer; to avoid a bruisins convention fight between admirers of Sen. Hubert Humphrey, who are reasonably numerous, and the rather complex forces which would rally to Attorney General Robert Kennedy if he did not lift a finger. Outside Washington, other Vice Presidential aspirants are little discussed and contest between them is taken for granted. The Senator is the major voice of liberalism and will be even more so should be emerge the victorious general of the pending civil rights struggle. Redfonds Daily facts Mon., March 30, m^7 local organizations like him. Attorney General Kennedy begins with the emotional loyalty to his brother which is still strong and deep. Local leaders in the big states believe the Kennedy name would help the home teams a great deaL Then there are the Kennedy alumni. Class of 1960, who had a great thing going and believe the Attorney General could revive it for them even if he started in second place. Democrats will not have a very dramatic convention without a fight over the Vice Presidency. This much is clear and so is the Democratic love of contest. Politics is their special art, and they rarely miss a chance to practice it. "That goes for their new President. It is proof of the solemn vast new burdens that be has played politics so little, since it is the breath of life to him.,It is probably also a reflection of the immense work load Presidents must carry if they wish to be strong Presidents. Democrats who want to start the dialogue going about what kind of Vice President will five the country a special confidence in the party are getting little help so far. The editorial writers approve, but unfortunately they can't prove they ever carried a precinct. (Copyright, 1964, by. United Feature Syndicate, Inc.) He is trusted by labor, and the|ity with which he views his Waktful Hibernation Some hibernating animals, such as the badger, sleep thru the entire winter without wakening, but others, like the chipmunk and gopher, become active on pleasant days. /sB^- ^5 fsF'fe; ik M M i t g DAY t% «- 1221 Orange — Redlands • Bank Money Orders ... 20c ea. MEAT DEPARTMENT FRYING CHICKENS 27ii TRIPE GROUND BEEF OR PORK SAUSAGE 29 c lb. PORK STEAK Manchuria Manchuria, with an area of 300,000 square miles, represents the most important geographical region of China. 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