The Desert Sun from Palm Springs, California on September 5, 1964 · 1
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Palm Springs, California
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Saturday, September 5, 1964
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'-vi ' 1-2 7-3-63 THITY-IHTH YEAR DATA S!!3r)7i:!:i:n CO PO BOX 1045 TiLKamx for calif Weather WEEKLY STOCK ROUNDUP e On Pages 6 & 7 I THI DESIRT EMPIRE'S LEADING DAILY NEWSPAPER Duiurt Furscath Sunny May aid Snndy Little ahaaaa in famyaratiira Hiyh May 105-110 Law taniynt 48-72 Friday's high waa 101 law lilt eight wa Ms humidity 4 par cant TRAM TOP TEMPERATURES Nlfh Friday Law 12 VOL St NO 21 14 PAGES— 2 SECTIONS Palm Springs California Saturday Saptaaibar S 1944 PRICE 10 CENTS PHONE 3255005 WILL I READ ALL THOSE — This Is tha question David Youngblood 5 of Hastings Nab asks after Nebraska Opto-r matric Association raportad a y a r a ga child will probably ' road about 400 books from kindergarten through high school Association racommendad regular aye examinations ( (UPI Telephoto) Car Plunge Kills Eight In Family t MERCED’ Calif (UPI) -California's Labor Day holiday weekend got off to a bloody tart Friday wheq a station wagon with nine persons in it plunged off ‘ freeway and hurtled 281 feet into a railroad embankment Eight persons died and a 7-yearola boy" barely ”clung to life today in tha Merced County Hospital - Tha victims were identified as Mrs Doris Trailer IS of North Highland Calif tha wife of an Air Force staff sergeant stationed in Thailand Other victims included six of thier even children and Mrs Trax-ler’s brother Gilbert Gallegos S2 of Santa Ana Calif The California Highway Pa-trol said that the family was returning homo from a vacation trip in Southern California ear ly Friday when the car believed to have been driven by Dwight Trailer IS plunged off US Highway 19 at a curve at the northern city limits of Merced Names 'of the youthful victims were Carolyn Traxler 17 Dwight 15 Gilda 13 Char magne I Dane and Anas-tasia lW The survivor reported in extremely critical condi tion was identified as Wayne Trailer T The Parade Of Death Is Underway By Halted Preu Internatioaal ' Americans reeled from their labor today to enjoy enamer'i hat holiday weekend It waa the 71 hour Labor Day weekend aad ea the i ttoa'a road the grim proces aioa of death had begun Tha eouat by United Prase International at 11:31 am EOT bowed U persona dead in traffic accidents since the holiday weekend began at I pm local time Friday A total af 13 per-one had died ia all type e( holiday accidcala The break down: Traffic II Drowaiag Mheellaaeone Ohio had the highest traffic ieath toll with II dead The National Safety Co aril estimated between 4SS aad MS Crsoas weald die during the 71 re (ram highway accidents Draft No Issue WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Johnson said Saturday he did not believo the question of ending the military draft should be injected into the election campaign Johnson told an impromptu news conference that he took thatjpoiition “without reference 4a eiy individual" TALKS CONTINUE Strike Could Halt Area Food Delivery LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Teamsters Union and wholesale food industry officials were scheduled to meet today with federal mediators in an attempt to thwart a possible strike that could cripple the entire Industry in Southern California JThatwo parties met In a marathon nine -hour session that ended in the late hours Friday night in an attempt to settle the dispute A strike could halt delivery of wholesale supplies to hundreds of retail markets throughout Southern California and would result in extensive shutdowns The joint talks began at 2 pm Friday with federal mediator Ronald Hagist presiding The existing contract covering the 10000 wholesale food warehouse truck and office employes expires Sunday midnight Most observers felt that even if negotiations fail a strike is not likely until the end of the Labor Day weekend There is a four-day supply of food on hand In Southern California should a strike occur according to Civil Defense sources Another source said a walkout would sharply curtail supplies of groceries and fresh produce at supermarkets catering to 10 million persons but retail markets would not Immediately close A spokesman for management indicated earlier in the week that the two sides were “far apart” in the negotiations MUIBRAE (UPI) — US Sea- least 10 person have been kil- ate candidate George Murphy tried today to link Pierre Sat lager and Bobby Baker a cloee political aad personal friend Republican Murphy who op-pom Democratic Salinger ia the November general election said Baker had indicated he would like to practice law ia Loo Angeleo “I donbt if he would find much work but he might find work through hie old political friend Pierre Salinger” Murphy said ia a speech prepared for a luncheon meeting of the California Republican Assembly' board of directors SINGAPORE (UPI) - Malay and Chinese battled each other in racial rioting in the itreeti of Singapore today Police used bullet end tear ga to end the violence Authorities reported that at Chamber Warns Businessmen on Directory Mail The chamber of commerce today warned businessmen to be wire ot a enrreat mailing that many construe a a bill for the telephone company's yellow pag ee classified directory Lonnie Hood chamber manager laid the mailing actually is a solicitation from aa advertising directory service Tbe service solicits listings from businessmen and quotes the price for remittance I®ir Vast Toll ot Dead Injured In Pacific City HONG KONG (UPI)— Typhoon Ruby smashed into Hong Kong with killer winds up to 120 miles an hour today leaving behind a vast toll of dead and Injured and extensive property damage At least 16 persons were killed 303 were injured and 25 were missing in the storm which dumped at least seven inches of rain on the city in 24 hours and caused considerable flooding Casualty figures mounted hourly Ships in the harbor were ripped from their moorinp and set adrift At least two sank from the battering winds and another 10 ran aground One of the sunken ships was described as a “large vessel” An additional 130 junks yachts and “pleasure craft” also were reported to have gone down Moat of those missing were from the sunken ship Weather bureau officials said the center of Typhoon Ruby passed 30 miles south of Hong Kong and was roaring off to wards ths coast of Communist China in tha area around the Pearl River Officials said Ruby was the wont storm to hit this British crown colony off the South Chins coast since Typhoon Wanda took 130 live and caused vast damage on Sept 1 1882 Weathermen said the nearby Portuguese island of Macao un-doubtdiy ntso suffered svede damage from Ruby but the ex-(See TYPHOON Page 2) led and about 15 injured since rioting began Wednesday They said 180 persons most of them members of secret societies rioters or crefew break ere have been arrested during the violence CHICO (UPI) - State Democratic chairman Roger Kent aid Friday night that Secretory of State Frank Jordan had either “lost his mind” or was indulging in “partisan Fraud” Kent described Jordan as the only person In the United State who doesn't know that Pierre Salinger b a US Senator OGO Now Above Us CAPE CANAVERAL (UPI) -Tha United States lari night orbited its largest scientific sat Hite a haV - ton flying laboratory celled OGO in the first step of a complex mission to ltudy spec and its dangers to man Ths crift an "Orbiting Geo physical Ob servitor" shaped like a giant fly was rocketed into a great egg shaped orbit expected to tak it on third of th way to the moon The shot’s accuracy eonfiim-ed by a tracking station at Csmsvron Australia was a tribute to US rocketry OGO was fired at 1:23 pm into a preliminary orbit by its Atlas Agena booster Ths n after coasting to a point over the Indian Ocean the Agena up-pr stage kicked OGO into its final path if -Xa'FI ? i' ’ 'Vs' 1 V- ate lw -tfdhiSr Free Vote Defeats Chile Red SANTIAGO (Chile (UPI) Christian Democrat Eduardo Frai yesterday was steeled president of this copper -rich nation defeating Salvador Allende in Jiis bid to become the first Marxist to come to power in a free election in Latin America "America can sleep peaceful iy tonight — Eduardo Krai has won” a Christian Deomcrat spokesman told a radio audience The United Slates had hoped for Froi’s victory even though ho plans to movo Chile to the left and exercise strong control over US copper interests For Russia and Communist China who hoped Cuba's Fidel Castro would get a strong alley in Latin America it wu a defeat Allende candidate of the Communists and Socialiris conceded defeat several hours after the prill dosed "We have to recognise that tha results were advene” he tdd his followers at the heed-quarters of the Popular Action Front “Wo know how to win and we know how to lose” With 125 of tile 273 electoral districts officially reputed Frei had 353753 votes to Allende'i 305-737 A third candidate the Radical Party’s Julio Duran ran last with 33875 Unofficial returns put Frei further ahead Allende had been given an oven chance to win but it appeared he would not do as well ms did in 1058 when he came within 38000 votes of victory Allende'i concession tounched off wild street dancing and au tomobile horn-honking Traffic was tied up throughout the city Fireworks illuminated the winter sky Attempts by policemen to prevent a victory parade failed and the crowd surged d o Alameida Street Santiago’s main thoroughfare BACK AGAIN During a press conference in Saigon Prime Minister Nguyen Khanh of £outh Viet Nam used a blackboard to diagram his now intarim government Ho told tho press ho had rosumad control aftar o six-day hiatus "by popular demand11 M (N&A Radio-Tslsphotoj PRESIDENT JOHNSON may bo signing $217 million nurses training bill but his mind is on ribbing ho and San Wayne Morris D-Oro cantor oro giving Hubert Humphrey loft Vico Presidential candidate' was kidded about horseback rido ho took ot Johnson's r o n a h lost week"l thought (looked pretty good1 jliod Humphrey ropli (UPI Telephoto) Fire Guts Half Block At Fisherman's Wharf SAN FRANCISCO (UPI)— A spectacular blare Friday night gutted a half block of buildings on famous Fisherman's Wharf while hundreds of holiday revelers calmly ate and drank nearby Ths general alarm fire burned out Sabella's restaurant and night dub two adjacent souvenir shop and a marine hardware store Two firemen were treated for minor smoke inhalation during the fire The fire broke out on the second floor of the restaurant at 7:35 pm It quickly apread from a back room behind the cocktail lounge routing more than 150 patrons ‘ Fire Chief William Murray estimated damage to the buildings at more than 8500000 Robert Martinovich of Novato Calif (aid he and hie wife were waiting in the bar for a table m the dining room when he aaw flames curling around liquor bottles behind the bar Smoke immediately billowed II along the wall he laid and patrons began jumping up from their tablea and rushing for tho stairs An unidentified waitor jumped to the top of the bar and started yelling “Don't panic Please leave slowly” A the crowd slowed down and got out of the building safely Mar tinovich said Cause of the fire was not known The stubborn blase burned for more than three and a half hour aaa fire calls expanded to a general alarm About 250 firemen and 50 piecei of equipment were on the lines before it was brought under control Police were forced to call out reserves to hold back the curious Restaurants and bars on the wharf did a landoffice business Lucicn Sabrila 33 third generation owner of the landmark restaurant estimated it would cost him 9100000 to rebuilt The building which also housed the souvenir ahopa wae covered with insurance he said 'Til be back in business in six months” he added Death Takes Top US Communist MOSCOW (UPI) — Elizabeth Gurley Flynn veteran leader and last national chairman of the US Communist party died today the Tass news agency announced Tass said the 74-year old American Communist leader died in a suburban hospital “after a short but grave illness” Miss Flynn arrived in Moscow early lari month on a visit Communist sources reported she was “so very tired" shortly after her arrival that she was placed in the hospital for treatment Miss Flynn was the latest of several aging world Communist leaders who have died in Moscow in recent months Among these were Italian Communist Leader Palmira Togliatti and American party boss William Z Foster French Communist party chief Maurice Thorei died in July aboard a Soviet liner in Istanbul Turkey Klansmen Innocent in Georgia Negro Death DANIELSVILLE Go (UPI)-An all white jury took little more than two hours lari night to find two Ku Klux Klansmen innocent of the nightrider killing of a prominent Negro educator from Washington DC When the jury announced its verdict shortly after 11 pm EDT the Klanamens' friends cried for joy and their women sobbed and cried The jury took tha case at 5:50 pm EDT Not counting the two hours and 15 minutes it spent at Manley's Truck Stop having dinner it look two hours and 15 minutes to reach the verdict Despite their acquital Joseph Howard Sims 41 and Cecil Wil-1 liam Myers 35 are stiH not: free of charges connected with the July 11 slaying of Lemuel Penn They were returned to Madison County Jail to face a federal charge that they violated Penn's civil rights by killing: him with a shotgun blast in the head They were expected however to post 825000 each in bond and go free until the federal grand juiy meets early next year t GUESTS In PALM SPRINGS (Residents Tool ENTERTAINMENT ond dining in Palm Springs compere with tho finest ATMOSPHERE food fun oil ore your to enjoy See Entertainment and Where-to-Dina Section Inside

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