Los Angeles Evening Citizen News from Hollywood, California on November 28, 1968 · 3
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Los Angeles Evening Citizen News from Hollywood, California · 3

Hollywood, California
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Thursday, November 28, 1968
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ir i f SANTA COMES TO TOWN— Hollywood’! Santa Claus Lane Wednesday night greeted the patron saint in traditional style and cheering hospitality Above Santa beams from his sleigh drawn by legendary prancing reindeer as procession moved down most famed entertainment boulevard in the By FERNANDO FAURA Chief Dep State Atty Gen Charles A O’Brien Wednesday - blasted critics to his report on v' the Medt-Scandal exposed by this newspaper Zeroing in on the beads of several medical associations which tried to downgrade Ids report O’Brien revealed that the Justice Department has received more than 200 more complaints of Medi-Cal cheating since Us report was vr published ( According to O’Brien action against the parties involved will be taken soon The number two manta thw Department of Justice took “S r r NORTHRIDGE -L The chairman of tiie San Fernando Valley State College Journalism Department recommends firing the editor and managing editor of the campos newspaper - Dr Erling H Erlandson made the recommendation Wednesday In a- letter to the publications board a group of four faculty members and four students which oversees ’' operations of “The Sundial" 11 Allhough t BH Doctor Crashes Wife Dies EUREKA Utah (UPD -Bruised and half frozen a 15-yTroid boy flagged down a motoritft on a snowy Utah highway Wednesday night and blurted out that his father and sister were pinned iin' tiie wreckage of an airplane three ’ miles away 1 A abort time later a posse of peace officers rescued Dr Elmer Rigby1 53 a prominent heart surgeon from Bqveriy Hills Califs and his daughter Nokola 14 Rigby's wife Penelope 4511 was - found dead to the wreckage- 5 Vv 1 1 The doctm's son: William escaped ' major injury WW UWJV1 i J1: 2W S2rSFr?m Nasser ed in nearly - twoiv hours before Staddng 'thd "highwqr eight miles frm Eareka ' - ’ “1 tried to fix the location to' ruder to bring help but I guess I didn't do a very good job” the youth said later y’ He said the ' father began1 :V:' looking for a place to make a landing engbies1 to fte plane began fhiling in near zero weather Rigby and the daughter were taken to a hospital to Nephl Utah ndien the twin-motor Fantastic Dr Edward Furstman presh dent of tlr Southern California Dental Association to task for challenging his statement that 11 dentists received dose to $1000000 in Medi-Cal fees in 19W Replies to Officials “He (Dr Furstman) said" O’Brien stated “these were not individual practitioners and upon rwcheddng we discover that they madanioie than $1000000 jmd they veto Individual practitioners" ’ " Donald W Gormly president of the California Nursing Hans Association” O’Brien continued “objected to our in vestlgaticn and asked that out I v ''program drew a editor 1 sW Sander and f which O’Brien stated that the Managing Editor Ruber t association had knowledge of Baker with “inesoonsible’( toe disciplinary action taken editing” of the newspaper agab one phannacist and throughout tiie current 'that the report had detailed semester he singled out an article which appeared in last Friday’s issue The article written by graduate student R E Max-son:' alleged there ' was "racism" and "corruption” in the athletic department of the Northridge School ' The article' "said Eriandson “was foil qf unsubstantiated accusations ifeuity logic and outright was sports editor to tire newspaper to )965 Maced the article in the oyer (Ejection of ther sports editor Ken Schultz aecordng to 1 Sanders a senior and one of t the tint blind editors of school newspapers to tiie world admitted he made “a mistake” by printing1 the Maxson arty-' de r: 1 -1 :i "However' 1 ddn’rtiiink wasjnstiflcatlbnforv suspension” he added t vc' -' Baker 2D u junior who Is majoring in journalism claimed the newspaper during the current semester had tried to express the feelings students on social jssues s a QQ CrCC C!re - OTIiS Qll P United Press toterioriknal 1 ''President: !)Gemal Abdri i Nassef called 1 second crisis meeting of hfe top Egyptian ' edvisers to Cairo today: to ' discuss accusations that “foregin quarters"1' were behind nationwide student riots during the past week Egypt’s five universities r stayed dosed todgyij Dftqr itobooie hi Cairo and :Alex- andria operated ' normally following a week of student riots that began in Mansoura and spread across Egypt Staff Photo by Wit Fries world Throughout line of march Santa with his accompanying colorful legions drew applause from the solidly jammed boulevard while Hollywood’s Yuletide message was beamed to world by radio and TV (See page of parade pictures elsewhere in this issue) office be investigated" “Mr Gormly can hardly be ignorant c' the problems in nursing homes which we detailed incur report Dr Jean F Crum president of Los Angeles County Medical Association also was criticised by O’Brien during the press conference called to "reply to' critics” of Us report on Medi-CaL’ : “ do not see how a report by a pemocratic v attorney genera which is concurred in by a Republican Governor can be termed political” iTOrlen underlined in answering Dr Crum’s charges that the Investigation was politically motivated Retorts to Pharmacists ’ A statement by Cecil A Stewart vjee president of the a lifomia Pharmaceutical 'Association to the effect that the attorney general should Apologize for inferring that pharmacists weto abusing the salvo In a dozen ways in which pharmacists are Cheating toe program V According to O’Brien “spokesmen for the medical professions seem to be doing great damage to their own cause” by their massive reaction in an effort to rebut the Medi-Cal report ’ 1 1 ' “"T am at A toss to erplain how the medical spokesmen' could think our office would spend eight months an an investigation ad not have toe facts when we issued our rePort : 0 Bn said ' Like Conditiond ‘ 1 '"Try as they may” O’Brien concluded" I have yet to see the medical' spokesmen disprove a single statement that we made to the Medi-Cal report”1' imii O’Brien also revealed a top investigator from another state which he refused to identify had seed the Medi-Cal report stated that ' conditions the same in his state What is ' happening in California is also happening n other states according ' to O’Brien POSITION FILLED BY riTI7CM-NiciAC With candy and water' to w-1 1 1 AC W“riC ww 9 only nourishment Cabrera has A 'recent 'Help Wanted Ad'iri rttilde numerous friends on his " CitizethNews’Vaik1 1 the Hollywood resulted ' in v' the employer i receiving many- jone calls And having several good ap-jriicants from which to choose ' The job description in the 'toeitifeemeto 'pdteiLrfqr ' experienced housekeeper work to-''' hospital above average salary Ivsuh1 fringe' benefits' When ' you need help ‘ the Hollywood Citizen-News will help For fast dependable results 1 place your Help Wanted Ad in the Hollywood 'Citizen-News 1 The executive vice president of the California Pharmaceutical Assn: 1 has denied that he had claimed there were no abuses of tiie’ Medi-Cal program by drugfets Cedi A Stewart in a telegram to Chief Dep Atty Gen Charles A O’Brien asked for a public retraction of O’Brien’s statement that the -association had taidythere i concerning phannadsU to-v voved with MedtCaL Stewart said “the position of tiie California Pharmaceutical Assn has been that we acknowledge a very limited number of pharmacists have abused the program” “We have urged the enforcement of all medical rules and regulations” Stewart said In the telegram adding that “the attorney general’s office' has notcooperated with the CPA? y-VA t The : druggists' gggodatidn discovered executive was objecting to a Bight when statement made by O’Brien ’ the victim’s Wednesday during r a Los Angeles news conference to which he said Stewart had denied there were abuses within his profession 1 11 A v Pilgrimage Of Gratitude ' t M SANTA FE N-M (UPI)-A San water to Ms canteen steelworker who believes “a man is only as good as Ms word” struggled on Mistered feet today toward tiie tiny church he promised God he would visit if his' son returned safely from Vietnam It was his own special Her troubles are over Doc-Thanksgiving v i : tors '! at 1 Denver’s National Itoli Cabrera 49 a Mnie- 1 'je tural steel painter planned to offer a1 silent prayer at the an dent' Chimayo NM church of Sanctuario de Chimayo after a 150-mile walk through weather so cold it froto the lV- r began ' after taking a train from San' Francisco to Grants NJd- ’ V “I had to keep my promise My son came back without a scratch after nine and one-half months in combaL A man is only as good as his word” said Gahrert WWWMSWMMto WEATHER LOS ANGELES ftight and morning early tog "and ' clouds but otherwise sunny and slightly warmer '' Hid 75 tow 50 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY ' '—Canny: today and Friday I warnter High 70-76 low 34-45 i BEACHES — Morning fog and clouds otherwise sunny High 68 low 50 Water’ tenw pentode 60 A ’ Granada Hills Student Slain By PAT BRYANT : GRANADA HILLS — The 16-year-old Granada Hills High School -student shot to death in his mother’s bedroom was described by school spokesmen as “a boy well-liked by his friends and associates” and as a student earning excellent grades Gary Rocha son id Mr and Victor Rocha of 13150 Blvd was shot in the head twice according to an autopsy report released Wednesday Police said young Rocha was last teen alive by school friends who dropped Urn at his hilltop home near the KnoUwood Country Chib at 3:30 pm Tuesday They theorized ' that the ’ youth surprised a burglar within the No One in the family was in the isolated home when young Rocha returned from classes Tuesday officers said His father Is a merchant seaman currently on A voyage and his mother Is employed at A CanogA v Park department store A sister Michele 12 was staying at a friend's home for the afternoon The youth's ' body was early Tuesday Mrs Rocha and returned A gun has not been' according to Lt John of Devonshire police division The young student was lying o- :£ i : DENVER (UPI)— For five years town-eyed Janet Young x believed she had asthma y 1 The 18-yearold Boire Idaho blonde had been wheezing coughing and breathing with difficulty 5" MMMMWMWiwMMMM INDEX i BRIDGE-&5 " ' COMICS— 1M EDITORIALS— A-4 ENTERTAINMENT-A-10 Graham Greenberg Skolsky HOROSCOPE-W SOCIETY— A-5 ? iW SPORTS— D-2 Stiles Weds v TV RADIO RICH— D-12 ' 1545 NVllcox Hollywood Tdepbona 489-1234 i'-i - ( SHOPPIKG DAYS 'TIL CHRISTMAS ii-'V?- 'S' GARY ROCHA 'r " on his back to the with two sma&caKber bullets -In the top of his skulL ( - i A B-ll student at the schooO 'Rocha was an avid sorter and also held a parttime job Boys Vice Principal Robert “He Myers said “He was highly rated by aii his teacheri- C i V I 1 J V ' In flower stuck bnmehus ! It all began holding a tiny titovalley in her visiting friends in Mont a friend flapped her on the lack and the flower west down her throat j Janet the daughter of Mr and Mrs Eugene Kerr to Boise thought it had gone into to her 'left she lilyof- her stomach r She started having breathing problems though and doctors diagnosed the trouble as some kind of asthma The breathing trouble continued until last year when she came down with pneumonia She was referred to the Denver hospital last month and after two weeks to tests (toe-ton discovered "she had a foreign body 'to the passageway to her left lung i On Oct 30 she underwent an operation and the flower was removed ! When Janet left the hospital this week die carried a memento— a test tube with the tiny plastic flower to tt 'k'k'k'k'k'kkicktckicick'k'k'k'kick'k 310 Days in Eighty-three Americas crewmen of rite cap tnred United States Ship Pueblo have spent' 310 dayk in a Noifth Korean Prison How n&uch longer most they stay there? A A A A itHrk 'kick A ickltk'kick'k Mrcfft) NORTHRIDGE — Sis hub died Valley State College students led by defendants in the Nov 4 campus-demonstration marched on the school's administration building Wednesday afternoon to protest alleged racism at the college Both misdemeanor and felony defendants were shaefc- Saigon Hits Peace Table ‘Sacrifices’ PARIS (UPI— South Viet- nam said today its belated agreement to join war negotiations does not mean tt win accept “peace at any price” “We will have real peace— that is a durable and internationally guaranteed peace treaty —or no peace at alL We win never accept peace at any price" said Nguyen Van An acting chief of the South Vietnamese mission in Paris After balking a month South 1 Vietnamese Tuesday night agreed to join the United States North Vietnam and the Viet Cong to talks here that allied sources said may open Monday or Tuesday An spoke to newsmen after conferring with U-SL diplomats In Saigon govern-meat sources said South Vietnam still is skeptical about tiie Paris negotiations and may ting Washington to adopt a tougher line against the Communists : Marijuana Fine - ' 1 ': Court Costs Paid By Beatle LONDON (UPI) -A court fined Beatle John Lennon $360 today on a guilty plea to charge of possessing mart- $5040 court costs ' r Tyoko (too Cox Lennoe’s 34- yeartoidt gjrifriend arnstad with him when police saided Ms rented apartment pfeaded famocent ' ' The prosecution offered no evidence against tier and her and aJiL — a wttn obstructing po-Both pleaded not guilty The charges were dismissed for lack to evidence ' Lennon and ' Miss One appeared solemn and upset as they emerged hand to hand from the courtroom A scattering of Beatle fans watched THIEF EATS WELL TODAY NAMPA Idaho (UPD -Thomas Farrahas offered a $20 reward' for information leading to the arrest to acnl-pril wbo broke into his home and stole one item — the Thanksgiving turkey a Rea Prison i J led to a symbolic red white and blue paper chain In stark contrast to their chained arraignment at Van Nuys court earlier this ' month the students on Wednesday smiled and joked as they marched Racism Charge Earlier in the day a leader of the Made student group Archie Chatman claimed that racism bad “permeated the entire campus” -Chatman spokesman for the group is free on $2500 bail for Charges ranging from kidnaping to robbery “In our philosophy al men are created equal and yet we practice discrimination” Chatman told a rally of students and faculty He explained that even in college entrance examinations the white middle-class student is favored because ’the knowledge and vocabulary are geared to white middlendass culture Chatman also charged that discrimination exists in the campus employment pro- Gees Back Te Slavery ' He made a plea for the white majority on campus to join with the black students in ' persuading the college ad-' minis trators to offer an Afro-American studies course "Our history of slavery has -emasculated the Macks’ image1 of himself" tiie student said “We need more Mack pro-and more black - The large crowd ox campus : put Devonshire police division on tactical alert for 10 minutes during the afternoon Thirty-three Mack students have been arrested on felony diarges and 17 Caucasians have been: charged with misdemeanors so far as an ' outgrowth of the Nov 4 take- ‘ over Police said Wednesday they expect more arrests to be made as mnttpnf to ' identify students involved to the demonstration earlier this -irnonth " ! Pat BUTTRAM s e z: I guess the things to be thankful for would fill a whole newspaper Easy But here to this “coiner to the Nackboard” I’d like to take just enough mom to say “I’m thankful for guys who are smarter than me” The doctors who cure disease and keep our loved-ones healthy Engineers who figure out better machines and better ways to do things Government leaders who keep waking i for peace and' brotherhood And folks like oil painters who see beauty and catch it so that I can see It Yessir I’m thankful for eggheads They’ve made this a better world From Dr Salk to the boys who gave us Scotch Tape And I’d be willing to bet you : that when there “thinkers”1 sit Yf ' down to their turkey they’ll he returning Like most to us they that there is s Supreme source to all knowledge and all good things f Well1 that’s about all— I’ve ' V run out to chalk X ( Jt J" I o V':- J “7- Jt- ' t J (i i ’ I '"t i i i ' '( ' ! 7 V p t i I i A j t £ 1 i— ' A i: i A W 1

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