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74th Year Phone 793.3221 REDLANDS. CALIFORNIA. SATURDAY. APRIL 4, 1964 $1.50 Per Month Ten Pages 10 Cents Johnson; Rusk attitude on Sino - Russ rift told By MERRIMAN SMITH UPl White Hout* Reporter WASHINGTON (UPI)-President Johnson and Secretary ofj State Oean Rusk spelled out in separate statements Friday the attitude of the United States toward the turmoil which is stirring the Communist world over the drastic Soviet-Red China rift. Johnson, in a speech marfc ing the 15th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), dealt mainly with the growmg spuit of independence being shown by the European satel lites toward the Kremlin. Our guard is up but our hand is out," the President told an assemblage of NATO ambassadors at the White House ceremony. IN BRAZIL — Ffag-waving demonsfrafors swarm Sao Paulo streets Thursday to celebrote the overthrow of President Joao Goulart. The anti-Communist generals who ousted him were reported to be carrying out large-scale arrests to rid govern­ ment and unions of his supporters. The victors promised they would hold elections within 30 days to select a president to fill out Goulart's term. (UPl TelephoJo) la. a spirit of wary friendship to any possible peace gestures from the Soviet bloc, Johnson commented: "We remain vigilant in defending our liberties but we must be alert to any hope of stable settlement with those who have made vigilance essential." The Chief Executive made no direct reference'to the split between the Russians ahd the Chinese Reds, but be did make note of "the new spirit of diversity abroad in Eastern Europe." Of the outlook for free world dealings with the Soviet bloc, Johnson commented: "We did not make the Iron Curtain. We did not build the wall. Gaps in the curtain are welcome and so are holes in the wall whenever they are not hedged by traps. The President did not go into any specifics about allied differences which have cropped up lately over such issues as trade with Cuba or French President Charles De Gaulle's recognition of Red China. He said however that the building of a European union 'is a long hard job" and added: "We for our part will neverj tiuii back to separated insecurity." Welcomes "New Strength" Johnson said he welcomed the •new strength of our trans aUantic aUies." "We find no contradiction between national self-respect and interdependent mutual reliance," he told his White House audience. "We are eager to share with the new Europe at every level of power and r- sponsibility. We aim to share the lead in the search for new and stronger patterns of cooperation." Rusk at an earlier news conference touched more directly on the cold war position as a result of the Soviet - Chinese schism. He said that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's overriding concern over the Red Chinese friction probably accounts for the fact that the United States and Russia have made little progress recently on settling issues that divide Washington and Moscow. He also cautioned against expecting the deepening Sino- Soviet split to lead to any dramatic improvement of relations between the United States and Russia. Khrushchev watches parade in Hungary BUDAPEST (UPD-Premier Nikita Khrushchev, his campaign against Red China now cautiously launched, watches Hungary parade its military might today on the 19th anniversary of the nation's "liberation" by the Red army. • The Soviet leader and Pre mier Janos Kadar are to view the parade on a platform from which angry Hungarians ripped a statue of Josef Stalin in 1956. before Soviet tanks c r u s h e their "counter-revolution." Khrushchev is here on an official visit which began last Tuesday. Its highlight came Friday night, when the Soviet leader broke a long silence in his war of words with Peking and ac cused the Chinese of trying to "disrupt" the world Communist movement. He had planned to deliver much stronger attack, but at the last minute he dropped about 1,000 words of a speech in which he charged Peking with everything from racism to courting nuclear war. There was no immediate ex planation for the change. /C///er tornado rips into Wichita Falls, Texas Quote of Day WASHINGTON - President Johnson in a speech marking the 15th anniversary of the NATO alliance: "Our guard Is up but our hand is out" Weather Kedlands Weather Today (11 a.m. Reading) Highest 64, Lowest 40 One Year Ago Highest 82. Lowest 45 Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:32 a.m.— 6:12 p.m. San Bernardino Valley: Mostly sunny today and Sunday but increasing cloudiness late Sunday. Slightly warmer days. Lows tonight 35-42. U.5. Weather Bureau Noon Forecast Southern California: Mostly sunny today and Sunday but partly cloudy at times mountains and deserts today and increasing clouds north and west sections late Sunday. Slightly warmer today and in mountains and deserts Sunday. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period ended at 4 a.m.: High Low Precip. Boston Chicago Cincinnati Denver Detroit Fairbanks Fort Worth Helena Honolulu Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles Jilinneapolis New York Oklahoma City Sacramento Salt Lake City San Francisco Seattle Washington 62 32 .22 38 28 63 25 .43 34 24 1.02 3T 20 .02 17 -19 89 69 T 52 26 78 68 75 36 ,26 61 43 63 50 43 19 71 31 .08 79 48 .50 71 48 55 30 64 50 57 43 74 30 .10 WICHITA FALLS, Tex. (UPl) —A killer tornado dipped down out of a clear sky Friday and churned a 15-minute path of destruction through Shcppard Air Force Base and two residential areas. By the time it lifted back into the sky it had killed seven persons, injured 74 and caused an estimated $1.5 million damage. Red Cross, civil defense, and National Guard units joined Wichita Falls police and fire departments and their au.\ili- aries today in aiding the storm's victims. The damaged areas were roped off to protect against looting and passes were required for stricken residents to get to their homesites. The dead were Alfred M. Miller, 75; Mrs. Dawson Minnear, about 42; Mrs. Carl E. Hoefflinger, 58; Ernie Coswell, 55, and his wife, Renee; Mrs. Hazel Rea Collins, 35; and Mrs. Charles Hartley, age unknown. Three Hospitalized Three of the injured remained hospitalized. They were Mrs. Jan 'Thomas, daughter of Mrs. Minear; J. B. Moore, 47, and Dan Aris, 9. The more than 200 famiUes left homeless took refuge in emergency shelters and private homes. Most of the houses de- stroyd were in the Sunset Terrace addition. Gov. John Connally ordered 100 National Guardsmen to pro­ tect wrecked and damaged homes from lootmg and sent Col. Jesse Ward, state director of civil defense, to the area. The funnel destroyed 20 buildings, most of them of World War 11 vintage and aban doned, at the airbase. Three KC97- jet tanker aircraft were heavily damaged and the base's electricity was cut off. Emergency generating units supplied power to vital facilities, including the $5 million hospital which was opened last November. The storm tore up the old hospital building but left the new one untouched. Civil defense officials est! mated damage at more than $1.5 million, including the dc structlon at the airbase. USAF jet flies Swedish UN froops to Cyprus NICOSIA, Cyprus (UPD—A U.S. Air Force Hercules turbo prop transport plane flew 30 man Swedish contingent to this troubled Mediterranean island today to take part in a United Nations peace force. It was the first American action on behalf of the U.N. force. Informed sources said U.S. planes were also expected to airlift the 600-man Irish contingent pledged for the U.N. force. Feelings between Greek and Turkish Cypriots remained tense as Turkey moved 280 fresh troops onto the island this morning. Sporadic firing was reported in Nicosia during the night but the only reported casualty was a Greek Cypriot policeman shot accidentally by fellow pohce- man. A patrol of Britain's crack Life Guards rushed at dawn to Ayia Marina alerted for possi ble trouble in the northwestern zone. Firing was reported at Ayia Marina Friday. Diplomats said they expected an announcement that President Makarios, a Greek Cypriot, would abrogate treaties giving Turkish troops the right to be stationed on Cyprus. Turkey, Greece and Britain have the right to maintain gar risons on Cyprus under treaties si^ed in 1960 when Cyprus gained its independence from Britain. The 280 new Turkish troops were assigned to the Turkish garrison at Famagusta. A total of 650 T\irkish soldiers are being rotated home from Cyprus. Wife didn't keep Poppy's war medals LOS ANGELES (UPl) -The estranged wife of Gregory Boyington, the World War II flying ace who has sued her for divorce or annulment, Friday de nied keeping any of his war medals. Mrs. Dolores T. Boyington, 38, whose acting name was Dee Tatum, made the denial Friday in Superior Court while making a demand for $750 a month alimony from the onetime Marine Corps pilot, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor. NOW YOU KNOW By United Press International Brazilia, the capital city of Brazil, v,as inaugurated April 21, 1960, superseding Rio de Janeiro, accordidg to the World Almanac. Landon charges goyernment with news deception RUSSELL, Kan. (UPI)-One time Republican Presidential candidate Alf M. Landon today charged the executive branch of government with "downright deception" in its news policies, Speaking at the Kansas Coun cil for Social Studies in this western Kansas town, the form er governor and 1936 Presidential candidate complimented American news media for "good job" in its coverage of the modem world. But Landon said, "There are still highly important political questions lost today in that heavy day - to • day volume and multiplicity of news that are not followed up as they should be by good reporting. "Frequently, two different and contradictory sources of in formation exist in the national executive branch ... one hand ed out for the public and the other for administration officials," Landon added. "That is not good. That in volves more than the customary management or news by every administration. It means downright deception." Landon charged that today's increase in the channels of communication has given government propaganda a big edge over objective thinking "because Americans are not able to digest all the mass of infer mation that floods them." 'Taking advantage of that situation, our government is holding back certain vital information and parts of the news for political as well as military reasons, and in the torrent of world news these critical omissions are not noticed," he said. Landon called for Congress to vigorously assert its right to punish officials of the executive branch who "deliberately withhold pertinent information, misrepresent and even lie to Congressional committees to cover up the mistakes of the executive branch. Most Important — alive! Twenty teen-agers attend unusual school Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur slowly slipping in coma By PATRICK J. SLOYAN United Press Internatienel WASIHNGTON (UPl) — Gen. Douglas MacArthur slipped om inously deeper into coma today and a medical authority said it would be a miracle if he should survive. Lt. Gen. Leonard B. Heaton the -Army svurgeon general, said the coma into which the 84-year old military hero lapsed Friday is "gradually deepening." He told newsmen at Walter Reed Army Medical Center that MacArthur's condition was 'ominous." He refused to saj death was imminent but noted that the general's "vital signs- heart, pulse, blood pressure- are becoramg increasingly difficult to sustain." Asked if there was a chance for recovery, the surgeon general confined himself to remarking, "miracles always can occur." And although refusing to say that death was imminent. Heaton conceded "it's certainly notj matter of weeks." He said MacArthur's "peaceful" coma is primarily due to "liver failure." The 84-year-old five-star general, who underwent three major operations in 24 days at the -Army's Walter Reed Medical center, lapsed into what was described as a "peaceful coma" Friday. Kidney malfunction rather than failure of the old soldier's stout heart thus became the major factor in the war hero's decline, according to Heaton. The kidney difficulty was reported this week in the wake of the third operation on MacArthur Easter Sunday. Special steps were taken to do artificially what the kidneys would not do themselves. But these processes, though reported to be successful in part Friday, apparently could not make up for the natural actions of the kidneys. Spokesmen at Walter Reed said Friday night that MacArthur's main heart actions signs—blood pressure and pulse rate—were not changed perceptibly. His doctors had been amazed at the way these vital signs held up. Heaton said today MacArthur had managed to survive "due to the fact that he has an ex- tiraordinary strong constitution, a strong fiber," and he has received the "ultimate in care and siirgery." Mrs. MacArthur was with her husband throughout the evening. She and the couple's 27-year-old son, Arthur, have been at the general's side since he was admitted to the hospital March 2 suffering from severe jaundice. Army Surgeon General Leo|nard D. Heaton reported one good sign. He said there had been no bleeding from MacArthur's esophagus since early Thursday. Heaton said the use of peritoneal dialysis had worked 'quite satisfactorily" in overcoming deficiences in the kidney functions that had begun to aggravate MacArthur's condition earlier this week. He was being slowly infected with wastes that his failing kidneys did not flush from bis body. Hospital officials have repeatedly attributed MacArthur's remarkable batUe to his heart, strong constitution and his will to live. Eisenhower comments on space program NEW YORK (UPl)—Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower said today that the Democrats have blown the space program undertaken by the Eisenhower administration "all out of proportion." In an article in the current issue of the Saturday Evening Post, the former Chief Executive said his administration conceived a long-range effort, 'not a stunt," on advice of eminent scientists with costs to Interim president worlds to form Brazil's Cabinet be stabilized around $2 billion a year. But now, under the Demo crats, this program has been blown up all out of proportion,' he said. "WiUi hysterical fanfare our space research has been presented as a crash effort, as a 'race to the moon' between the United States and Russia which we must win at all costs. By JOAN SWEENEY United Press International ARCADU (UPl) - Twenty teen-agers from across the coun try, who completed a crash course at a imique school here, are in the midst of their final exam—the 3,100-mile, seven-day from Pasadena to New York City Mobile Economy Run. The teen-agers are driving and navigating the Chevrolet entries in the race, competing against some of the nation's top professional drivers. The 11 boys and 9 girls are matching their enthusiasm and fast reflexes against the experience of the veteran drivers. Chevrolet decided to substitute the teen-agers for cxperi enced drivers in the hope of waking young people to thei challenge of economical, safe driving. To prepare the teen-agers for the challenge, Chevrolet conducted a month -long crash course on the techniques of economy driving in this Los Angeles suburb, next door to the Pasadena starting point of the economy run. TTie teen-agers, who ,were se­ lected from 10 cities across the nation by Junior Achievement groups and Chevrolet, were schooled, in the intricacies of featherfooting (driving with a smooth accelerator foot to get the best economy), crowding (accelerating smoothly to save fuel) and overrunning (easing up on the accelerator on a downhill run). The teen-agers' laboratories included the notorious Los Angeles freeways, the California mountains and the deserts of the Southwest. "I was scared to death to get on the freeways at first," con fessed Shirley Palmer of Birmingham, -Ala., a sophomore commercial art student at Auburn University. "But I got used to Uiem." The teen team chalked up nearly 7,000 miles in practice rims d u r i n g its month - long training, including bips to Lake Tahoe, where southern mem-j bers experienced snow driving for the first time. This was the best place they could possibly have picked for us," Ron Cherry of Dallas, Tex., said. "We've had everything; snow, fog, hot lands where you take an endurance test along with your car. Perhaps the greatest revela tion to the teen-agers was that the old story of the hare and the tortoise was applicable to driving. "We learned we can get from one spot to another a lot quicker and more economically-—and most important alive—by tak­ slow and easy," Cherry said. "The only place where you can step on the gas and really get someplace in a hurry is the Indianapolis 500. Shirley said, "Safety and economy go hand in hand. If you drive no faster than 50 or 55, it's safer, you get better economy and you probably get there sooner." Quipped Cherry, "We're probable the slowest group of teenagers in the country." Although the teen teem agreed that the image of a teen - ager behind the wheel needs polishing, Ronald Obcr- nolte, of Bass Lake, Calif., defended his fellow teensters: "I t h i n k teen - age drivers make the very liest drivers. Their reactions are quicker and they can go faster." But Marc Newman of Chicago, HI., felt this was part of their problem: "Many teenagers put too much trust in the sharp reflexes that come with their age and get into tight and dangerous traffic situations." Ron said he believed the most important thing he had learned in the course was "line of sight driving," — being prepared for whatever was around and ahead of you and making plans long before you're there." "I never realized how compli-| cated driving could be," Shirley added. "I didn't realize how important it was to keep your eye on everything." Teen - agers could do much more for the cause of safety by learning to thmk several blocii ahead in fraffic as we have been taught here, instead of just concentrating on what the car in front is doing.". "I know I will improve mileage when I get home," said Richard Doyle, a credit analyst for a Denver, Colo., luggage firm. "Many people who blame poor gas mileage on t h e car are to blame themselves for bad driving practices." Bomber arrives in Ontario for museum ONTARIO (UPl) - A World War n bomber that hadn't been off the ground in 12 years has kept its date with the Ontario Ah: Museum—"after 7 hours of flying time and 120 hours of anxious time." Reserve Air Force CoL Wil-; liam "Maharin of Q>rona Del Mar, flew the lumbering B25, a gift from Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Tex., aft-; er a stopover at El Paso, Tex. Mahuiin fought 75 knot headwinds on his way to El Paso, and described the time it took Wm to reach this Southern Cal- ifomia city as "7 hours of flying time and 120 hours of anxious time." Bob Fish, a 20-year.old crew member from nearby Claremont, kissed the airport pavement after the old propeller craft landed. Co-pilot on tiie flight was Al Schmidt of Long Beach. Another' crew member was Dennis Fraley of Pomona. RIO DE JANEIRO, BrazU (UPl) — Interim President Ran ieri Mazzilli and his newly-appointed cabinet worked today to put the govermnoit in order and comply with military demands for an immediate purge of Communists. The whereabouts of deposed President Joao Goulart remained a mystery. There were indications he was at his million-acre ranch near Sao Borja in Rio Grande do Sul State, prearing to leave for exUe in neighboring Uruguay. Goulart's wife and two small children arrived in Montevideo Friday and Mrs. Goulart said she hoped her husband would soon join her. She said he still was at their ranch near Sao Borja. Goulart was deposed this week in an uprising led by military men and state governors who charged he was pushing Brazil toward communism. Nimes New Cabinet Mazzilli named a cabinet Friday night which was composed entirely of anti-Communist ministers. All were said to be friendly to the United States. Five hundred army, navy and air force officers meeting at the military club in Rio Friday night demanded a Communist purge and unanimously approved a motion calling on congress to elect an army general immediately to take over Mazzilli's place instead of waiting 30 days as planned. The interim president will serve until' the presidential election scheduled next year. Club President Jtfarshall Au-, gusto Magessi said tfie officers did not name any candidates but Marshal Eurico Dutra, an ex-president, and Gen. Humber-, to Castelto Branco "are the two top names." Press reports also mentioned Gen. Amaury KrueL 0 m m a n d e r of the second army, which played a key role in the uprising. Purg* All Reds He said the officers want a Ipurge of all Communists in congress, state legislatures and city councils throughout the country. "We want complete eradication of all Communists in any posts of power," Magessi said. There is absolute agreement on this among officers of the three services." Magessi said the officers did not want to depose Mazzilli but they wanted Congress to choose his successor without delay. Rumors persisted in congress and military circles, however, that the leading generals were not satisfied with MazziUi. They distrust him because he sup ported Goulart while president of the chamber of deputies and they want a strong president installed immediately to get rid of the Communists and stabilize the economy, according to informed sources. Judge orders Cape Kennedy picketing halt CAPE KENNEDY (UPl) A federal judge today ordered an end to picketing that has disrupted vital construction at this moonport for three days. U. S. District Judge George C. Young issued a temporary injunction in Orlando, Fla., directing the United Plant Guard Workers of America to remove picket lines today. The order expires Thursday. The judge, who halted a ami- lar work stoppage six weeks ago took the action after a 40-minute hearing at UJB request of tije National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The picketing, complicated by a separate walkout by 400 iron workers, kept half of about 4,000 construction workers off Uieir jobs Wednesday and Thursday and about a third of the work force from work Tn- day.

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