Arizona Republic, January 10, 1965

Arizona Republic

January 10, 1965

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Arizona Republic (Newspaper) - January 10, 1965, Phoenix, Arizona Phoenix Weather High cloudiness today and tonight; wanner this afternoon. Predicted liigii near 62. Yesterday^* temperatures: High 98, low 3f. Humidity: High 85, low 31. Details, Page 19-D. The Arizona Republic Today's Chuckle A family man is one who replaces the currency in his bilUold with snapshots. 75th Year, No. 23^ TELEPHONEi 271-8000 Phoenix, Arizona, Sunday, January 10, 1965 SOX Twenty-Five Cents REDS STIR PHILIPPINES Many Problems Face Arizona Legislature By BEN AVERY THE 27TH State Legislature's place in history may be determined merely by the fact that it likely will be the last Ari-zona law-making body to be based on area representation. However, if the session opening tomorrow meets but half of the pressing problems that face rapidly growing Arizona, it will earn a much more important place in the annals of the slate. Self - reapportionment must rank high on the list of difficult topics facing the 108 senators and representatives who make up the present legislature. They face a deadline set by a three-judge federal court to revise the district" they come from so they will represent people in the future, instead of land areas such as counties. THIS DEADLINE is 30 days after adjournment of the session, and failure to meet it would open the door to reap- portionment by the courts for the 1966 e'ections. But the reapportionment task in reality is just one of lawmaking procedure. Other problems go to the very root of Arizona's economic well-being. No doubt most of them will be Related Stories, Page IS-A the key parts of the program of a new Democratic governor who takes over the executive branch of government after six years of Republican administration. Gov. Goddard is expected to outline his program in an address to a joint Senate-House session shortly after noon tomorrow. MOST OF the state's problems are not new, however. They faced Republican Gov. Paul Fannin, too, during his years in the statehouse, and some were around even before he came. One of the oldest is Arizona's outmoded tax structure. For more than a decade, legislatures and executives have tried to shift the burden first this way, then that. But their efforts have failed to prevent the steady increase in taxes on the )roperty of homeowners, most-y at the school district level. The citizens of the state initiated action in this area last fall. The 26th Legislature had refused to act on the ground that nothing should be done until the current revaluation of )roperty is completed. This job las been in progress two years and is expected to take at least three more. THE INITIATIVE was taken away from the legislators with overwhelming voter approval of a constitutional amendment that, in effect, directed the lawmakers to change the present method of distributing state aid to schools. At present, aid is distributed on the basis of the number of (Continued on Page 8-A, Col. 2) It is Almost Post Time Phoenix Trotting Park WUl Open Tomorrow; fewest Sports Arena Held Boon to Economy By REVA BERGER When thfe dedication ribbon is cut at Phoenix Trotting Park tomorrow, Arionza will race into a brand new sports industry. And right at the starting line will be some of the world's best-known industrialists. The American-born sport of harness racing will be inaugurated at the Italian-designed trotting park, just 20 miles west of downtown Phoenix at Cotton Lane at W- Van Buren. Buren. THE HARNESS racing world is filled with glamour, excitement and explosive growth. The total amount wagered at mutuel windows of this sport last year climbed to a staggering $1.2 billion, up 15 per cent from the previous year. The number of people who passed through the turnstiles rose to 21 million, up 11 per cent in 12 months. And those owners, sulky drivers and racing enthusiasts at the opener have traveled the globe from New Zealand and Padua just to watch the standardbreds trot against the clock. AS OF NOW, they will be traveling to Phoenix, to the Four Feared Lost in Slide HOPE. B.C. (AP)-A massive rock, mud, and snow slide plunged down a mountainside and across a highway yesterday. British Columbia Highways Minister P. A. Gaglardi said it was believed three vehicles and four persons were trapped. Gaglardi estimated the size of the slide at 15 million cubic yards. TRICK DRIVER Norman Stephanishin reported the slide. He parked his truck behind a car, carrying two men and a girl, �'hich stopped when the highway was blocked by a smaller slide at about 4 a.m. Another truck with a load of hay pulled in behind the Ste-phanishin's tank truck. After the hay truck pulled up, Stephanishin started hiking back along the road to get help, "BV THE TIME he tele-phoned and got back to his truck, the three vehicles were buried," Gaglardi said. country's newest and most modern trotting trlKk. The first contingent to arrive for opening night will be flown here by jet by the Buffalo Athletic Club in New Another Story And Pictures On Page IC York. Also winging west for the dedication is the renowned George Morton Levy, founder and chairman of New York's Roosevelt Raceway. DeJvin Miller, president of Pennsylvania's track, The And U.S. Meadows, is en route. Bill Haughton. leading driver, and Stanley Dancer, the first horse in harness history to crack earnings of |1 million in one year, will both be on the turf tomorrow night. EZIO GRASSETTO, son of Ivone Grassetto, architect of the track and owner of a string of 250 horses, has already arrived. He flew in from Padua, Italy, where he is a member of Impresa Eu- (Continued on Page 8-A, Col. 4) Stories Inside International RECRUITER for Congolese rebels tells reporters in Nairobi, Kenya, he is lining up former Mau Mau terrorists and ex-servicemen to be part of an army of 100,000 being gathered throughout Africa. Page 2A. National The American Medical Association unveils its own plan for health care for the aged and states it would "provide far more" than the Johnson administration's program. Page 19B. Arizona John N. Heiskell, editor of Arkansas Gazette, presented John Peter Zenger award in Arizona Newspapers Association meeting in Tucson. Page 14A. GENERAL INDEX Vietcong Methods Imitated By ROBERT TRUMBULL New York Times Service MANILA - Communist terrorism in the Philippine countryside is increasing ominously, according to official appraisals. The stepup in violent subversive activity has prompted the government to move 2,000 troops into Pampanga Province, the principal stronghold of the successor to the former Hukbala-hap organization. In the assassination of local officials and other terrorist operations the tactics of the resurgent Philippine Communists closely resemble the methods of the Vietcong in South Vietnam. At the same time, Marxists are heavily infiltrating intellectual, student and labor circles in Manila, officials say. Pampan^ provincial officials have listed 32 assassinations in-clu(Ung tiiose of two city mayors in the past year. Tarlac Province, another hotbed of Communist activing, has ascribed the wmim of If barrio (vUlage) he^ to RMS In the same period. OFFICIALS said most assassinations occurred in the harvest months running from December to April when peasants usually have more money which Communists can extort. Some officials in Manila describe much of the violence attributed to Communists as mere banditry. Others say the government takes this line because an admission of Communist resurgence might be interpreted in this election year as failure of President Diosdado Macapagal's administration to improve depressing economic and social conditions on which Marxists thrive. The old Hukbalahap guerrilla organization formed in wartime -the name is a contraction for the Filipino words meaning "People's anti-Japanese Army" commonly called "Huks" - has been reconstituted under the (Continued on Page 3-A, Col. 4) Viets Get Civil Rule AP Wireplwte HEAVY SHELLS IN VIET WAR-A Vietnamese soldier who survived yesterday's attack by Communist Vietcong guerrillas on an outpost about 10 miles southwest of Saigon shows a comrade two shell cases of 75 mm re-coilless cannon shells found after the attack. Shells are indicative of the heavy weapons at disposal of the guerrillas in the war in Vietnam. Kohler Says LBJ to Sec Russ Soon Section Page Section Page Art C 24 Farm Page B 15 Astrology C 16 Goren on Bridge B 12 Auto C 9 Lady Fare F 1-14 Books C ,25 Roscoe Willson Boys, Girls A.D.&W. 32-33 Republic C 16 Square Dances B 18 Business News C 10-15 Sun Living E 1-16 Chess B 12 Sports C 1-8 Crossword Puzzle B 13 Stamps B 3 Deaths B 20 Travel B 16-17 Dedera B 1 TV-Radio C 20-23 Editorial A 6 Vital Statistics D 19 Entenainment C 17-26 Weather Table D 19 Runofi Rise Forecast WASHINGTON (AP) - Reclamation Commissioner Floyd E. Dominy reported yesterday "Pacific Coast river valleys have suffered disastrous floods." Precipitation continues well above normal in the Colorado River Basin and the latest forecast for runoff during the April-through-July season is an estimated nine million acre-feet. The commissioner noted that the runoff would be more than the long-time average of 8.1 million acre-feet for the runoff season, and would be a most welcome improvement on last MOSCOW (AP) - "I wouldn't be surprised" to see a meeting of President Johnson and Soviet leaders before long, U.S. Ambassador Foy D. Kohler told reporters as he flew in from Washington. A meeting is "something that will be discussed," he said in chatting with reporters at the snowswept airport. He said he brought no formal message from the President to the Kremlin leadership. THIS SUGGESTED to the reporters that a high-level meeting now is in the delegate stage of sounding out feelings. (A State Department spokesman in Washington said he knew of no information concerning a meeting between Johnson and the Soviet leaders beyond what previously had been made public.) The basic questions are wheth- l],S,-Russ Summit Likely in Summer By MICHAEL PADEV Republic Foreign" Editor WASHINGTON - The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Foy Kohler, told newsmen in Moscow yesterday that he "would not be surprised" if President Johnson met with the new Soviet leaders "before long." Translated into ordinary English, this diplomatically worded ambassadorial state ment means that the U.S.-Sovi-e t summit c o n f e rence Army Frees 20 Political Prisoners SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP) -The Vietnamese armed forces today released 20 political prisoners held since Dec. 20 when a coalition of generals purged the civilian government. Five of the prisoners were former members of the High Special Vietnam Analysis, Page 24-A National Council, the provisional legislature dissolved in Uie purge. The 20 were flown to Saigon from the mountain town of Kon-Tum, 260 miles away, and turned over to civilian authori- , ties. Military leaders formally restored power to the civilian government Saturday. A communique proclaimed still had over-all authority, but it did not contain any of the guarantees against new purgpi or coups that the Amvicww teA �clsliiaUy dwrnniti. ^W^^W^ If^J""-"" ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ The United States, nevertheless, expressed satisfaction the document and implied it would begin aid talks with Saigon again ,soon. The United States had demanded that the military leaders step aside completely, re- i (Continued on Page 2-A, Col. 2) News Analysis has already been arranged and that it will take place very soon, perhaps within the next three to five months. May and June are now considered the most likely months for the conference, but the second half of April is not excluded either. PRESIDENT Johnson is known to favor an earlier date. He has planned several trips overseas this year, including visits to West Europe and Latin America, and he wants his talks with the Soviet leaders to take place before his conferences with other foreign VIPs. The Soviet, however, favor a later conference: in June or July. Well informed diplomatic sources believe that Soviet Party First Secretary Lenoid Brezhnev prefers the later date State Of the Union message change in h.s country's policyj Sidat'lurTht'hff posiS" during the coming months. The Soviet Party boss, the same sources reveal, wants to meet with President Johnson "on equal footing" as the er the Russians want a meeting - there has been no official reaction to an informal proposal by Johnson - and, if so, where it would take place. Johnson told Congress in his Sato Wants Asia Views HONOLULU (AP) - Prime Minister Eisaku Sato of Japan, arriving in the United States last night, said he hopes to get a clarification from President Johnson of the U.S. position on Southeast Asia. They will conifer in Washington Tuesday. "I intend inquiring into the U.S. views (on Southeast Asia), ors, and get some understand-clarify our views and endeav-ing of the American side of the situation," Sato said. Turning to the subject of Red China, Sato said he foresaw no Tear Gas Halts March In Panama PANAMA (AP) - National Guardsmen hurled tear gas grenades yesterday to keep about 40 demonstrators from marching on the Panama Canal Zone on the first anniversary of bloody anti-U.S. riots. About 100 students and labor organization members started the march toward the legislative palace, across the street Irom the Canal Zone which was a focal point of the 1964 clashes. NATIONAL Guardsmen stopped them about a block away. The demonstrators started to disperse, but about 40 of them attempted to stand their ground. A half-dozen grenades ot tear gas put them to rout, the whole area was cleared, and traffic returned to normal. The group was among 1,500 marchers who had paraded to the National Cemetery and the Monday: "I hope the new Soviet toward the Communist regime, leaders can vi.sit America so although he wished for a "big-they can learn about this coun- ger separation of politics and' try at first hand." economics." THIS INFORMAL invitation "I feel there must be a set-, is believed to have been based element between Japan and the, on the American governmenfs Republic of Korea." he added. ^Continued on Page 3-A, Col. 1)'grave of .Ascanio Arosemena, feeling that former Premier '^"^'^"^ ^'^s the first Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the United States helped him: achieve a realistic appraisal of U.S. strength. The men who sue-; ceeded Khrushchev last October, Communist Party First Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev year's sub-average of 5.64 mil- premier Alexei N. Kosygin,; lion. Icy Blast Pushes Deep Into Nation By ASSOaATED PRESS A SEVEN-STATE area -from Montana to Michigan and south into Nebraska and Iowa - was in the icy grip of a bitter cold wave yesterday. The Arctic blast centered over the northern Plains pushed deep into the still unseasonably warm eastern and southern states. Cold wave warnings were up for an area from Arkansas through the Ohio Valley to the eastern Great Lakes. THE COLD wave drove into Buffalo, N.Y., yesterday on wind gusts up to 54 miles an hour and quickly dropped the temperature from the record-breaking 59 degrees recorded shortly after midnight. The icy winds produced snow squalls to the lee of the western Great Lakes and locally heavy squalls spread into the eastern lakes by have never seen America. But the fact that Khrushchev's' visit was never returned - a Soviet visit by President Ehvight D. Eisenhower in 1960 was! called off because of the U2 incident - m a k e s it an American's turn to come here first,' according to diplomatic rules. | So the Russians may invite ! him to come here. Or they could nightfall. The squalls dropped 3 inches of snow on Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., where there was a total of 15 inches on the ground. FREEZING rain warnings | propose a meeting on neutral were in effect for the area along the Oklahoma-Texas ground. Kohler said he gave the So- border. Amarillo, Tex. re- 'viet ambassador to Washington, corded 2 inches of new snow. iAnatoly F. Dobrynin, a briefing on what Johnson v.'ould say about Soviet relations several Rain and snow continued over the nonhwestern states (Continued on Page 8-A, Col. l)|message. hours boiore the Monday night Opinion Page to Expand, Carry Lettr rs to Editor THE OPINION PAGE of The Arizona Republic will carry even more varied opinions beginning tomorrow when the letters-to-the-editor columns move to Page 7 opposite their former position on the editorial page. The change will provide more space for Republic readers to express their individual opinions on events of every nature and the appearauce of their letters there will be in accord with the Opinion Page's new masthead which will carry the quotation attributed to Voltaire: "I do not agree with a word that you say. but I will defend to the death your right to say it." In addition to letters to-the-editor, the Opinion Page will continue to feature cartoons and columns expressing the liberal viewpoint. Robert W. Glasgow, The Republic's regional editor, James Reston and other prominent writers on national and world affairs will continue to appear on this page. The Republic's table on local, state and national weather, beginning tomorrow, will appear in another part of Section 1 of the newspaper. to die in the rioting that took the lives of four Americans and ,21 Panamanians. The marchers carried anti-U.S and antigovernment banners and chanted slogans. I Among the marchers were per-'sons either officially named as Communists or known to be members of the party. AS THE procession marched past the legislative plaza in (Ccntinued on Page 16-A. Col. 3) A Prayer FATHER, forgive us that our pravers are so often perfunctory and casual, that we acknowledge jur sins without naming theip. or intending to give Ihem up. that we ask forgtvei'.fcss without shame and accept i: without gratitude. A.vaiie within us a desire 10 obey Thee with gladness and serve Thee with ]oy. Amen. ;