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Salisbury Times, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1964, Salisbury, Maryland Tuesday cloudy and milder See page 18 7 41 low last night 38 rainfall 18 metes for 24 hours up to high 59 W year VOL 41 NO 89 SALISBURY TIMES Daily Newspaper EDITION PHONE PI SALISBURY MARYLAND MONDAY MARCH 16 1964 Two 32 AGES Section 49 Weekly By Copy Carrier Youth Jobs Corps Asked In LBJ's War On Poverty EARLY SPRING VISITORS Even though they are no longer served as a substantial part of Eastern diet still watch for the herring to come teeming up the local creeks to spawn during March An oily fish with millions of bones the art of ing them for the dining table is rapidly ing out David E Cockey Waller Laurel uses the old style bow net to dip a few roe female herring for his own use He says there is little commercial demand for them these days except among a few oldtimers and a few gourmets who have taste for the roe Times Photo Referendum To Be Sought On Measure By HERB THOMPSON ANNAPOLIS ac tions of a special session of the Maryland Legislature one posi tive and one negative were sub of further deliberations day Opponents of a new Statewide public accommodations law laic the groundwork for a referen dum petition drive which they plan to launch a soon as Gov Tawes signs the They need only voter signatures half of them by June 1 to stop the law and place it before the people this ber for acceptance or rejection The negative refusal to reshape Maryland congressional districts to more nearly reflect population was to be discussed at a high level meeting in the Supreme Court Building in Washington at 5 p.m Federal judges irom Balti more Maryland congressmen the state attorney general and counsel for a citizens committee which sought the are to decide what should be done the legislative tion Drafting of a new plan for congressional districts was the primary purpose of the four-day special session which began last Wednesday and ended one ute before midnight Saturday The ing plan but it was bottled up in a 94 vote of the tial Judicial Proceedings Com- headed by Sen ick C Malkus The committee decided the should go to the sions Legislative Council and the courts decide whether land congressmen run statewide or from present districts in the primary now scheduled for May 19 defeat a few hours earlier when the administration squelched at tempts of Eastern Shore ties to exclude The decision produced an an- jry exchange Between Malkus and the Tawes Administration's floor leader Sen H Winship Wheatley D- Prince Georges Wheatley sought to force the congressional out of Mal- cus committee and the man opposed him with a bitter denunciation of the Democratic administration and a charge that the legislature had become a bunch of puppets and ier stamps for Gov Tawes Malkus had suffered a major the public of Dor Chester the scene of racial lence at Cambridge last mer was one of the counties to be excluded He said if Wheatley persisted in his motion to bring out the you can have my tion right now Malkus said the committee had not had time to study the in the which was to end by ranged plan at midnight It had been received from the House that afternoon He pounded on his desk as he talked and said the Democratic Party in Maryland was being severely damaged by the See LEGISLATURE Page 19 By RAGSDALE JR WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson gave Congress marching orders today for the war on poverty concentrating us attack on ing needy young Americans The program to help sters in the 16 to 20 age et centers on a job corps of tta Civilian vation Corps of the The years of high school and college age are the most of a young on's Johnson a special message on poverty If they are hot helped then many will be condemned to a life of poverty which they in turn will pass on dren The job corps would enlist up young men draft re- school from those o s e background health and education makes them least fit for useful work These young men would be removed their slum grounds and placed in camps to work on conservation projects and in job training ters for a blend of training basic education and work ex- Other phases of the youth program are and federal grants to provide full or part time jobs to help youngsters stay school take tional training or work their way through college Coordinating the war on erty will be a new executive agency the Office of Economic Opportunities which Johnson said would be headed by gent my personal chief of staff for the war against poverty In addition to the Job Corps Shriver also will supervise ation of another new group the Volunteers for America a Peace body of 000 to volunteers who will work in various phases of the war on poverty Both the Job Corps and the Volunteers for America are taken from legislation now sending in Congress the Youth Conservation Corps and the National Service Corps re- Other phases of the war on poverty asked by Johnson in- program of grants of up to 90 per cent for urban and rural community action grams where local plans were drafted to utilize all available community resources public and private to wipe out ets of poverty grants and loans to help boost the incomes of sub- farmers low interest loans for investments that will vide jobs for low-income lies or persons who have been out of jobs for many months and also to small business not eligible for regular loans from the small business tion of a Welfare De- program to help train and find jobs for heads of ilies whose children now re- payments under the aid to dependent children program So far a White House source said selection standards have not been set up for the Job Corps nor have detailed plans been made for setting up the camps and job training center The source said many of the recruited for the Job Corps in the first year would come from the backlog of more than one million already ed by the draft as physically mentally or psychologically un- See POVERTY Page 19 Johnson Says He II Push Rights By JOHN WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson says he'll do ev he can to win of the civil rights and pre diets the Senate will approv it in due time in its form The Senate has a duty to pas he measure as approved by louse he told the nation in ar broadcast and tele vised Sunday night I know of nothing more im for this Congress to do ban to pass the measure he said I think that when the Senate acts upon the civil rights that we will have the civil rights law that has been enacted in 100 years and hink it will be a substantial and effective answer to our problems from the White House Senate starts second week of debate today in a motion to take up the are hopeful of a vote within the next few days The key to action is held by opponents who want ic routed to the Judiciary for hearings The House plans to take up in midweek the first of the annual bills measure carrying just un- er billion for the Interior Also on its agenda is a multi- to authorize nds for military construction rejects in this country and broad Johnson On He Denies Rift With Kennedy Jack Ruby listens to verdict By FRANK CORMIER WASHINGTON AP ident Johnson says he has no in- dication that Henry Cabot Lodge plans to leave his post as ambassador to South Viet Nam I am sure he Johnson Death By RELMAN MORIN protection for him DALLAS AP Jack Ruby alone in a jail cell MK ay while his attorneys pre- ared to appeal the of Dallas jury which sentenced lim to death for murder Maximum security ounds Ruby Sheriff r said But Ruby's attorney Melvin elli said he is worried about possible attempt on Ruby's e and has asked for extra Later Decker said when he has adjusted to the jolt verdict he probably will be put in cell with prisoners mum security from the ning and he wili continue to have it in jail Dallas authorities refused to dignify by comment a ment Belli has made several times since Ruby was See RUBY Page 19 If he did would let me told a nationwide radio and evision audience Sunday night He added that the ambassador whose political stock boomed with victory in New Republican presidential primary has tended to business and behaved properly On his own side of the cal fence Johnson dismissed as newspaper talk reports of a rift with Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy and said he has taken Kennedy's word that he has done nothing to encourage forts to attorney for the vice Johnson said he th his old friend Bobby Baker since Baker resigned in Octo- ber as secretary to the Senate's Democrats The President said Baker could not properly be called his protege because he was there before I came to the Senate for 10 years Democrats will not campaign actively until after this sum mer's convention although he said he intends to carry ou some commitments that dent Kennedy made for fund raising dinners from time to time Politics and foreign policy dominated the hour-long Con- versation with the President broadcast by the ABC CBS and NBC radio and television works These were among the chief executive's other major has had no contact intends to be a president And he will continue to mix with crowds even though his bodyguards would feel better if the dent kept 100 yards distance from every human being make tain the nation always has a vice president but he doesn't have any deep-set views on See JOHNSON Page 19 Man Serves Term In Caning Death HAGERSTOWN AP liam D Zantzinger Charles County ed of manslaughter in the ing death of a Negro barmaid completed a six-month sentence Sunday and walked out of the Washington County jail Sheriff Charles Price said Zantzinger was met at by his wife Jane who then drove her husband to their lome Zantzinger 24 was convicted n Washington County Circuit Court in June 1963 of causing he death of Mrs Hattie Carroll 1 by hitting her with a cane at Feb 8 1963 society ball at a Baltimore hotel Some Chiseling Found in Program Hodges To Speak At JFK Tribute Luther H Hodges Secretary of Commerce has accepted an invitation to be the principal speaker at a Democratic party dinner and rally to be held day in the Wicomico County ic Center at Salisbury The ner is planned as a memorial to the late President John F Kennedy Secretary Hedges served in President Kennedy's cabinet as Secretary of Commerce and continues in the same post un In Today's Times Amusements 18 Ann Landers 9 Bridge 5 Classified Ads Crossword Puzzle 22 19 Drew Pearson 8 Editorial Page 6 Lenten Story 3 Local Happenings 14 Market Reports 19 Polly's Pointers 5 Sports Pages Television 18 The Doctor Weather and Tide 18 Wonders of Universe 12 Little Hat Shop 108 E Every kind to Spring Open tonight Culver's Delmar ad Donable Food Costs Are Rising months of fiscal the costs of the program hit 539 an average of per month Included in this period were June July August and September the tune when em- ployment is highest in the food and farming industries the county's financial backbone At this average the total for the present fiscal year will top including the months of hi employment However the average of 217 per month does not include additional employes needed to distribute the food and the ad- rent which went up recently WHAT WILL THE cost be during the coming fiscal Commissioner E Layton gin estimates between 000 When Commissioners Harold E Massey and A White voted in favor of the program Lather H Hodges der President Lyndon B son Mr Hedges was elected tenant governor of North lina in 1952 and became ernor in 1954 following the death of Gov William B Umstead For more than 30 years he has See HODGES 19 Shop Lee Johnson's Mon Fri nights til 9 til Easter adv Coin Operated Dry cleaning Star 900 N Sal Sing Along With Mitch Tonite At 10 p.m on channel 11 Powell Motors By ROBERT F WRIGHT Of The Times Staff Free food to the needy is beginning to be costly to the taxpayers of Somerset County And mere are indications that the costs will go up Taxpayers are beginning to ask if all of the recipients are really needy One raised the question when he observed a late model lac pull up for a load The ments are so high he has to have free was the ready comment The so-called donable foods come from They've already been paid for once by government taxes through supports and subsidies Somerset pays storage and dis- costs WHEN THE PLAN began in Somerset 13 months ago ton T Dryden supervisor of the program estimated the cost at annually By the time the levy was struck five months later cost estimates had risen enough for the commissioners to set aside for the program Recently Mr Dryden re- that the first year's op- had cost taxpayers 391 including the first couple of months when those receiving the foods still numbered few Not long after the program began county residents learned that ten per cent of the lation was getting he food Then the program dropped from the public eye Since then the number re- the food has risen to as high as people or 20 per cent in May At present people are getting it DURING THE FIRST leven PICK UP BY CADDY A late model Cadillac wat can fret in late 1962 Mr Riggin held his vote The reason he said was because I haven't had time to study the effects it would have on our tax rate or get any realistic tion of the costs The question of donable foods had been kicked around by the commissioners before but came to a vote in late 1962 at the insistence of State Sen Harry T Phoebus Sen Phoebus ened to introduce legislation which would require the county to take the program When Mr Riggin held his vote IM said This program can snowball to such extremes that we won't be able to handle it AND SNOWBALL IT HAS With about a million tax base in the county the costs of the program would require that five cents of the county's tax rate be di- verted to the program Either that Mr Riggin points out or add five cents to the rate Why don't the commissioners do away with the Since the number receiving the food represents more 20 per cent of the population it could also sent as much as 20 per cent of me county's voters Anyone running for the office of county commissioner would have a difficult time getting elected if he were opposed to the program He might have of the voters against him from the start a deficit which would be hard to over- come That program's done some good there is no doubt of Mr Riggin said but 1 never dreamed there would be u Continued on page 4 IN PERI
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