74th Year Phone 793-3221 REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY. APRIL 10. 1964 $1.50 Per Month Sixteen Pages 10 Cents POPE IN PRISON - Pope Pauf VI officiated at Mass for UOO prisoners in Rome's .Regina Coeli ioii during a visit yesterday. Some inmates kneel near the Holy Father while others look down from corridors overlooking the jail's rotunda. The jail is located a mile from the V°>'""- (UPl Radiotelephoto) BANS POTATOE CHIPS LONDON (UPI) - The Mermaid Theater here has banned the sale of potato chips during its production of "Macbeth," which opens in two weeks' time on the eve of Shakespeare's 400lh birthday because munching may disturb other patrons Weather Rcdlands Today Highest Si, Lowest 47 One Year Ago Highest 69, Lowest 4S Tomorrow's Sunrise and Sunset 5:24 a.m. — 6:17 p.m. Light smog, no burning Saturday, Sunday, Monday San Bernardino Valley: Most ly sunny Saturday. Slightly cool er afternoons. Lows tonight 43 48. U.S. Weatticr Burctu Noon Forecast MosUy sunny weather will prevaU in Southern California today, Saturday and Sunday, but tiiere will be some night and early morning fog along the coast especially in the southern section. The deserts and mountains will have moderate gusty winds through Saturday, but the winds will subside Saturday night. Afternoon temperatures will be a few degrees cooler in the north and west sections today, but are likely to warm a little in the same areas Sunday. Highs Uiis afternoon wiD be near 60 in the mountains, in the 60s along the beaches, in the low 90s in the lower desert valleys. Five Day Forecast No precipitation and temperatures within two to five degrees of the normal average. Temperatures and precipitation for the 24-hour period end ed at 4 a.m.: High Low Precip. Maryiand's only Negro state senator wounded Missile to be brougiit back to earth CAPE KENNEDY (UPI)The space agency, buoyed by improving weather over the South Atlantic, today gave a go ahead to plans to send a "flying thermometer" on a mete one dive back to earth. Early reports today said the area near Ascension Island where the cone-shaped payload was to be rammed back through the atmosphere was blanketed by clouds, but later reports said the skies were clearing. Scientists said weather ap pcared to be the only questionable item for the opener of the Project Fire series that is to measure the heat returning moonships will face on their 25,000 miles per hour plunge into the earth's atmosphere. The AUas, with iU 200-pound 'fire" payload tucked under protective cover in its nose, was scheduld to blast into space at 3:31 p.m., EST, but scientists could wait as long as 11:33 p.m. The space agency needs clear skies over the south Atlantic reentry area to observe the spacecraft's 42-second plunge through the atmosphere. Too much cloud cover blocked the shot last Monday. The Air Force Thursday closed its two year Titan-2 test program with the 13th straight success for the rocket that can orbit two-man spaceships as well as hit enemy targets halfway around the world. Only the day before, a modi- jfied Titan-2 made a near-perfect de'uut in its new Gemini man-in-space role. Thursday's Titan-2 shot was [the 33rd since the test program started two years ago. Of the 33 launches, only two missiles [were destroyed and seven were partial successes. This week, one of the busiest of the year at the vast spaceport, opened Monday with a successful Polaris shot from a submerged submarme. The Air Force followed with a successful Mmuteman, 5,000 mile flight Tuesday. U.S. embassy attaches harassed by Russians By United Press International Jlaryland's only Negro state senator, Mrs. Verda Welcome, was shot and wounded today in front of her Baltimore home. Police issued a pickup order [for an unidentified young Negro who Mrs. Welcome said tried on two previous occasions to force his way into her home. In Hattiesburg, Miss., police arrested 43 racial demonstra tors, including six white min isters, when they refused to obey orders to stop picketing the Forrest County Courthouse. The pickets, including one small Negro child, were taken to jail shortly after they showed up aliout 11 a.m. The arrests were made under a new state law wliich prohi bits picketing of public buildings. Sheriff W. H. (Bait!) Gray cited the measure Thursday in clearing the courthouse area of demonstrators. Mrs. Welcome is a leader in Maryland's ci \Tl rights struggle, but police declined to speculate whether the attack had anything to do with her integrationist activity. Mrs. Welcome was struck in the hip and the heel. She was treated at home by her husband, Dr. Henry C. Welcome. Mrs. Welcome had just returned from a church meeting at a downlott-n hotel and was alighting from her automobile when the shots rang out. Three of the bullets struck her car. In Washington, church lead ers said they will announce to day plans for a massive inter faith rally this month in support of the civil rights bill. Delegates of Protestant, Cath olic and Jewish clergy and lay men from all parts of the country are to participate in the April 28th rally in the nation's capital. Purpose of the demonstration is to dramatize the united backing of major religious bodies for the civil rights bill in Congress. The rally, called the "Nation' al Inter-fieligious Convocation on Civil Rights," will be held in an auditorium at Georgetown University. President John.wn told _ group of business executives in Washmgton Thursday that legislation will only be a first step nation. "The problems of our [society will not automaticaUy disappear with passage of that bill. You can be sure," the (President said. "Tbey will have to be dealt with by all Americans." By NICHOLAS DANILOFF United Presf Infamational JrOSCOW (UPI)—The United States Embassy said tonight that a hastily convened Russian kangaroo court tried to force two American air attaches into signing a false confession of trespassing on Soviet military property. The incident happened m Tula on March 17, embassy sources said. An earlier incident occurred Feb. 14 involving two U.S. Navy attaches in Leningrad. . In both cases, mobs of Soviet citizens harassed.the Americans and threatened them. In the wake of the incidents, an embassy spokesman said the at taches were given the 'highly unusual" punishment of 90 days restriction to Moscow by Soviet authorities. Citizens Pass Judgment In the March 17 incident, the embassy sources said irate Soviet citizens apprehended Lt. Col. Edgar Smith and Capt. Edmund J. Zvetina, both of Dayton, Ohio, in a park adjoin ing a military airfield in Tula, a city of about 300,000 popula-[ tion 105 miles south of Moscow. Fist-waving citizens brought out a table on the streets, passed judgment on the men, and quickly began drawing up an "akt"—or confession document—which the attaches angrily refused to sign. Steadfastly maintaining their innocence, both Air Force officers eventually were freed by !the mob after being detained about 20 minutes and were allowed to proceed to Moscow, the embassy said. Both attaches, on a routine automobile trip through non restricted areas of the Soviet United States retaliates, resriets four Russians WASHINGTON (UPI) - The United States promptly retaliated today against Russia for restricting four U. S. raiUtary attaches to the Moscow area. U. S. officials would say only that "appropriate retaliatory ac tion has been taken." It was reported, however, that four Soviet attaches had been restricted to the Washington area. The four American attaches were restricted to the Moscow area for 90 days as "punish ment" for alleged spy activities. Officials indicated that under the age-old doctrine of recipro-j city, four Soviet military attaches stationed here wotild be restricted to the Washington area for a similar period. The State Department said, meanwhile, that the incidents involving the American attaches and "unfounded charges" against them had been protested by both U. S. military and diplomatic officials in Moscow. Um'on, got out of their car when the incident took place. The embassy said the action of the citizens appeared to be "inspired." The Leningrad incident occurred when a Soviet-car deliberately headed an embassy car off the street, blocking its way. Naval attaches Cmdr. Stuart Savage of Alma, Kan., and Lt. Leonard Bracken of Philadelphia, Pa., who were riding in the car, appealed to a Soviet militiaman (policeman) for help when about 120 angry citizens gathered around the car. The militiaman ignored their plea, the American sources said, and the Soviet car even backed off and rammed the U.S. vehicle in the side. The Soviet citizens pounded their fists on the American car, and some stomped on the hood, before they eventually d i s- persed 40 minutes later and the officers went their way. American sources said the Soviet restricting action was "unprecedented" in diplomatic practice. Boston Chicago Cincinnati Den»'er Fairbanks Fort Worth Helena Honolulu Kansas Cty Las Vegas Los Angeles Minneapolis New York Oklahoma City Palm Springs Sacramento Salt Lake City San Francisco Seattle Washington 47 55 53 58 43 69 61 83 68 79 83 58 47 69 93 74 62 57 52 60 37 46 30 31 26 40 38 71 46 58 55 27 37 44 60 48 41 48 46 35 .02 .16 .08 Husband follows wife to Calif., shoots her LONG BEACH (UPI)—A Wisconsin woman who fled to California with her five children because she "lived in fear of her life" was shot fatally in a restaurant parking lot, i>olice reported today. Minutes after Mrs. Bertha Zima. 40, was killed by three 38-caliber bullets, police seized her husband, Joseph, also 40, on [suspicion of murder. Zima was arrested in the parking lot. Two youths had disarmed the suspect, who sat disconsolately with his head in his hands beside the body of [the attractive brunet Detectives said Zima apparently learned two weeks ago that his wife was here and followed her. "She lived in fear her husband would find her," a relative told authorities. Police JdenUfied the youths who disarmed Zima as Gary Chrisman, 20, and Bob Chrisman, 19, sons of the restau- ranteur. 'We took the gun away from him," Gary said. "He put up no fighL He just sat there. Police said Zima offered no resistance, but would only say: "I don't want to tell you any thing." The victim from Waukesha, Wis., was shot in the chest, throat and arms as she left the restaurant parking lot where her car was to walk to her apartment. She had been employed here as a waitress. Mrs. Mary Nelsen, the dead woman's cousin, temporarily took custody of the Zima children, Kathy, 11, Jean, 9, Robert, 7, Tommy, 5, and Susan, 3. "She wrote me about a year ago asking me to find her a home here for her and the children, but to keep it secret because Joe had threatened many times to kill her," Mrs. Nelsen told newsmen. "She Jived in fear he would find out where she was and come out her and Idll her," the cousin added. Unit of American troops to return to United States WASHINGTON (UPI) — In 'the first major withdrawal of front line combat forces, the Defense Department announced today that 7,500 U.S. troops will 'be brought back from Germany beginning next month. Although approximately 31. 000 troops have akeady been withdrawn since the Berlin buildup of 1961, the previous [forces were auxiliary or sup[port units. The forces being removed from Europe include three artillery battalions, an armored battalion and an armored cavalry regiment. The Pentagon said they were "in excess of [the U.S. commitment to NATO." The action will reduce U. S, [ground forces in Europe to approximately 230,000 men, including the equivalent of six combat divisions. At the height Of the 1961 buildup the force, with reinforcements totaling 41,000 reached a strength of [273,000 men. The Defense Department said the Berlin reinforcements were sent to Europe on a "temporary basis" and were being returned "to revert to their original status as a part of the U.S. strategic reserve." There was no attempt this time to contend that the reduc- [tion was in a non-combat cate- [gory, but the department stressed that the ground forces in Europe are being constantly strengthened with more ad vanced weapons. Vietnamese fight off Reds in biggest action MY THO, South Viet Nam (UPI)—American - supported Vietnamese troops fought Com munist forces today in one of the biggest actions of the guer rilla war. One American was killed and two others wounded in heavy fighting. Tlie dead American, a pilot, was killed when his T28 fighter plane was shot down by the [viet Cong. The Vietnamese co pilot also was killed. The other U. S. casualties v/ere aboard an HUIB helicopter hit by ground fire during the battle which started Thursday when guerrillas ambushed I a South Vietnamese army outpost near My Cay, about 50 miles south of Saigon. American advisers accompanying the government troops in the 24-hour battle in Kien Hoa province described it as a victory for the Vietnamese, Sources reported the action in volved 1,000 Viet Cong and a similar size government force. Latest figures indicated that at least 50 guerrillas were killed. American advisers at the scene estimated that at ; least that many more were killed or wounded and carried away by fleeing comrades. Some Iwdies were believed hid den in the thick mangrove swamps. In addition to the Americans, government bsses were listed as 24 killed, 23 wounded and as 24 killed, 23 wounded and Sources said the Viet Cong shot down the T28, two American helicopters and destroyed a Vietnamese armored car. One of the downed helicopters made a crash landing in the battle area. Kucliel charges Arizona talcing Calif, water Greek Cypriofs open fire, in truce area NICOSIA, Cyprus (UPI )Greek Cypriots opened fire along the Nicosia truce zone today and killed a Turkish Cypriot with a burst of shots shortly before United Nations Undersecretary Ralph Bunche toured the 100-yard wide strip. The firing, first major incident since the weekend, kQled the man while he was watering his garden. A teen-age Turkish Cypriot girl was wounded. Greek Cj-priots said the burst of shots was an accidental dis- I charge. WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel of California charged today that Arizona's Senators and Interior Secretary I Stewart L. Udall were seeking to double Arizona's water sup- 'ply at the expense of Southern California. The California Republi can made the charges during a heated exchange with Udall at a Senate Reclamation Subcommittee hearing on the multibillion dollar Pacific Southwest Water Plan and the Central Arizona Project. At one point in what threatened to turn into a shouting match Udall accused Kuchel of "trying to miscozistrue" the controversial plan to meet water needs of the five Southwestern states. Kuchel insisted that Udall's Regional Plan and the Central Arizona Project pushed by Sens. Carl Hayden, D-Ariz., and Barry (kildwater, R-Ariz., would cut California's use of Colorado River, water from 5.1 million acre-feet a year to 3.2 million acre-feet. Rail unions, management hold White House parley WASHINGTON (UPI)— RaU- way union and management representatives held their first round of emergency White House mediation sessions today under the prodding of President Johnson, who said he expects settlement before expira tion of a 15-day truce. The two sides met with John[son and the team of mediators the President assigned after narrowly averting a nationwide rail strike late Thursday night Then each side met separately with the mediators. Johnson publicly declared before the talks began that be was optimistic about chances for (Settling the 4-year-old dispute over controversial new work rides. Representatives of the rail- Goldwater blasts Johnson for isolationism WASHINGTON (UPI)- Sen. [Barry Goldater, R-Ariz., today j accused the Johnson administration today of retreating into "a new isolationism." To the cheers of delegates attending the National Republican Women's Ckmference, the Republican presidential candidate charged the administra tion was "building a wall around us" tlurough such proposals as cutting back manned [bomber strength and dealing "harshly with our friends." As Goldwater was escorted into the hall, women wearing Goldwater campaign hats stood to wave hand-lettered placards and chant, "We want Barry." It was considerably more enthusiastic demonstration than Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, another GOP White House hopeful, got Thursday. The Arizona senator declared: "This administration acts as if commimism can be tx>ught [off. If the Russian economy is in trouble, it's not our duty to bail them out." He said any help given to Russia should be traded for concessions, such as Communist withdrawal from Cuba. Goldwater said the administration was "trying to accommo- |date to a world half-slave and half-free" and was enga^g in "dangerous thinkmg" that it was possible to coexist with an enemy. As for his political future, be [said he was "not a Republican who wants to stop other Republicans." "I want to stop Lyndon Baines Johnson from bankrupt- jing this nafion and from regi- [menting our people," he said. roads and the major unions involved were together with the mediators for an hour after [Johnson talked. Then the carriers' spokesmen left for lunch, while the union men stayed in session. The union group's meeting continued for about an hour and a half, and they then were ex cused until 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Management's representatives [returned this afternoon for their separate meeting with the mediation team. Johnson brought a five-man team of federal mediators into the discussion to help the par ties reach a solution but em jphasized they would not "cast theur weight on either side." Johnson won a dramatic agreement from the warring [rail union and company offi cials Thursday night that blocked a nationwide rail strike I less than 90 minutes before the walkout was set to start. The White House later report led that Johnson told the negotia I tors that the free collective bargaining system was at stake in the current dispute and that they had a great responsibility to make that system work. George E. Reedy, White House [press secretary, said the issues were imder active discussion in separate conferences between the mediators and the two sides He said he did not know ii 'the talks would continue to be 'held at the White House but said the President was determined to do everything he could to assist in reaching a settlement. Johnson will stay in very 'close touch with the bargaining and may join the sessions again. Reedy said. He would not spec- [ulate on whether the President might make specific settlement, recommendations. The President said he was 1 aware that all efforts to achieve a workable solution bad failed in the past. But once again using one of his favorite Biblical passages he said he deeply believed that so long as men follow the precept of Isaiah, "Come, let us reason together," there always was a chance of success. While Johnson hinted that he might turn to Congress — as I did the late President John F. Kennedy last simimer —to avert or halt a rail strike, congressional sources said Johnson was ready to do this Thursday night. Lawmakers said if the strike postponement had not been obtained, the President was prepared to ask today for quick ac tion on tough legislation. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield also said in a statement today that if such legislation should become necessary the Senate would temporarily mark time in its civil rights fight to deal with the emergency. While conferring with the five- man team of federal mediators in his office, Johnson sid he did not approve of a president "busting heads" in a labor dispute to win agreement. The chief executive said this technique was used by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt at times and he did not agree with it. Although the unions changed their minds and bowed to Johnson in agreeing to a moratorium things were not entirely normal 'today along the rail lines. Some foot-dragging unions failed to observe the truce and caused [passenger train tie-ups from New York to Kansas City. King Hussein of Jordan to arrive in US Tuesday Quote of Day HAYWARD, Calif.—Ten year old Rose Marie AneUo's response to a burglar who stared into the muzzle of the shotgun she was holding and asked her if she would really shoot him: "Probably." WASHINGTON (UPI) — King Hussein of Jordan is scheduled to arrive here Tuesday for an official \isit including discus- [sions with President Johnson and leading cabinet members the State Department an nounced today. King Hussein will be the first Arab chief of state to meet with Johnson since he assumed the presidency in November. Hussein will spend 16 days in the United SUtes. Along with the-poUtical talks, his schedule includes a visit to the New York World's Fair, the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and [a Texas raticb. After the official program he jwill visit San Francisco April 25-26; Denver April 27; Colorado Springs April 28 and Chicago April 29. He will depart April 29. Among the honors conferred upon King Hussein will be an honorary degree of doctor of laws from Manhattan College, I New York, and an honorary citizenship of the city of PUil adelpbia. Hussein, who will be accom- paired by Foreign Minister An- Hnsseio I ton Atalla, the ministers of coiut and information and a [number of ranking officials win arrive in Philadelphia Monday. He wiU travel to Washington Tuesday by helicopter.
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