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Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1964, Yuma, Arizona Nottboofc 'Get Out -or Go By JONES OS8ORN "Get out or go north." These arc two of the choices facing Ameri ca in Vie N am, i seems. "Ge out" mean! that wi should admi the futility o trying tc fight a land war in thi jungles o S putheas Asia and ge our people out of there. Try to maintain some stability in that area with our naval forces. "Go north" means we ough' to attack North Viet Nam, 01 at least to attack the supply lines and depots of the commu- nist forces that are attacking South Viet Nam. Life magazine this week wil probe the Viet Nam dilemma. Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, our ambassador to Viet Nam, is quoted extensively. First, he tries to explain our general objective there. "That policy is simply the peace and stability of South- east Asia and its retention as a free area of the world. As specifically applied to South Viet Nam, the policy reflects our resolve thai South Viet Nam shall have the privilege of self-determination of de- ciding what kind of country it wants to be, what kind of gov- ernment it wants to have." In other words, we hoped to create a free nation that can stand on its own feet. Ambassador Taylor was frank to admit our two biggest problems there: 1) The great difficulty in get- ting an effective national gov- ernment established, 2) Inability to halt the con- tinued reinforcement of the communist forces. He might have added a third -problem: American impatience to solve all problems today. But he did say this: "The U. S. lias a vital stake in these operations. A great battle has been joined. The out- come is not in sight. It's too early to say how or when it will end or who will win it. But, certain, now is not the time to lake counsel of our fears. And, above all. it is not the lime to sell our side short." Sfone U.S. VIENNA, Austria (AP) _ About 400 African and Commu- nist Chinese students stoned the U.S. Legation in Sofia, Bulgar- ia, today and staged a demon- stration in front of the Belgian Embassy protesting the U. S.- Belgian action in the Congo. Stone hurling demonstrators smashed windows of the U. S. Legation building after they had tried in vain to make their way into the Belgian Embassy to hand over protest notes. A legation spokesman, reached from Vienna by tele- phone, said Mrs. Eugenie An- dersson, the U.S. minister tc Bulgaria, requested an immedi- ate appointment with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivan Bashev. Name Abassadors To Laos, Uberia JOHNSON CITY, Tex. President Johnson picked new ambassadors to Laos and Libe- ria today. The Texas White House an- nounced William H. Sullivan of Rhode Island will be appointed ambassador to Laos and Ben Hill Brown Jr., of South Caro- lina, will be named ambassador to Liberia. Both are career for- eign service officers. Bulletin: lOc AND'THE'YUMA'A'RIZOrWSENTINEL THE WEATHER Highest yesterday 75 Lowest this morning 45 Temperature at 11 a.m. today 63 Relative humidity at 11 a.m. 38% AvuntKe hlsli this dute 76 Average low this date 46 FORECAST to Thursday nlcht: Variable high cloudiness with little change In temperature today through Thursday. High 73, Low 47. Sunrise Sunset 9 36 PAGES PER COPY lOc YUMA, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1964 PHONE SU 3-3333 ARIZONA VOL. 217 200 Whites Missing in Congo First Anti-Poverty Projects Approved Slated for Job Camps JOHNSON CITY, Tex. (AP) Money to launch a nationwide campaign against poverty will soon be flowing to 32 states un- der the administration's anti- poverty program. The first 120 projects to win approval were announced Tues- day by Sargent Shriver, the na- tion's antipoverty chief. They'll get a total of 535 million out of of the million approved by Congress for the frist year of the program. The biggest chunk J15 mil- lion will be used to establish 41 Job Corps training centers where idle youths, 16 to 21, will receive basic education and per- form conservation-type tasks. A big recruiting job to get vol- unteers for the Job Corps will be launched next week. Most of the camps will be for boys, but a few will be set up for girls. For Cities Another million will go to a dozen cities and six rural ar- eas for community-run pro- grams aimed at a variety of targets, including teaching In- dian children to speak English, training unemployed parents in job skills, and providing social services for impoverished aiv eas. Five cities with well-devel- oped plans for spending the money, will get the. largest amounts: Detroit, J2.8 million; Los Angeles, million; Wash- ington, million; Pittsburgh, million, and Atlanta, mil- lion. Other projects for which funds liave been approved include set- ting up neighborhood youth corps patterned on the Job Corps camps but for youths who will live at home, arid helping colleges provide jobs for needy students so they can remain in school. IS States The first neighborhood youth corps will be established in 13 states, serving boys and girls, 16 to 21. Thirty-one colleges in the Chi- cago, Detroit and Washington ireas have agreed to partici- )ate in the work-study program. They plan to find jobs for students. President Johnson, who lushed the antipoverty bill hrough Congress shortly before adjournment, was reported by Shriver to be pleased with the progress being made to get the program going. Shriver an- nounced the first projects after tworhour conference with the President. No Paper Tomorrow There will be no paper to- morrow, Thanksgiving, in order that The Yuma Daily Sun em- ployees may participate in the loliday activities. The Sun will he published on Friday. BIRD WATCHERS An unofficial survey at McGraw School recently showed that over half of the kids had never seen a live turkey. The expressions were varied the other day when this big torn turkey was brought on the school grounds. The kids all got a look at a live turkey and the big gobbler was left with the idea that something might be up. (Photo by Don TWA Crash Probe Made ROME (AP) Investigators finished today their on-the-spot survey of the wreckage of a Trans World Airlines jet that exploded and burned on a Rome airport runway Monday. Purser Henri Constant of Par- is died Tuesday of severe burns, raising the death toll to 46. Twenty-nine of the 73 passen- gers and crew members had survived the wreck, but Con- stant and another survivor sub- sequently died. With recovery of victims from the charred hulk, workmen cleared the wreckage of the Boeing 707 from the runway edge. Rioters Demand Ouster Of Viet Nam Premier SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP) About students rioted in Saigon today demanding the ouster of Premier Tran Van Huong and were dispersed by Yuma Native Named Appellate Clerk PHOENK (AP) Mrs. Classic Gannt will become clerk of the new state appellate court when it begins operations Jan. 4. Mrs. Gannt has been an em- ploye of the Maricopa County attorney's office for nine years. A native of Yuma, Mrs. lannt attended Arizona State College at Flagttaff and a bus- ness college in Phoenix. Her appointment to the per-year job announced toesday by the newly elected udges to the court, Henry S. Stevens and Francis J. Donofrlo if Plmenix and Jama .Duke Cameron of Yuma. paratroopers with bayonets and .ear gas. Martial law was declared aft- er a day of violence that saw scores wounded. In an attempt to end the civic tumult and get on with the war against Communist guerrillas, U.S. officials warned that American aid may be curtailed unless the disorders end, relia- ble sources said. It was the fourth straight day of disorders and U.S. authori- ties are telling the Vietnamese that "the patience of the Ameri- can public is wearing one informant said. At least 100 persons, 60 of them police and troops, were injured in the melee around the headquarters of tlie politically powerful national Buddhist or- ganization. Premier Houng's predecessor, Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khanh, was brought down by riots in Au- gust. But the rioting today ex- ceeded tht Auguit rioU in vio- lence. Seek To Purge 11 Demo State Representatives PHOENEf (AP) Maricopa County's 60 Democratic pre- cinct committcemen will be asked Dec. 14 to ratify a propos- al that eleven state representa- tives be purged from the party. Maricopa County Democratic Chairman Harold R. Scoville said Tuesday he is confident the committeemen will back the proposal, discussed Monday in Phoenix at a meeting of; of ethnic minority groups, or- ganized labor and other Democrats. Scoville identified the Demo- crats under fire as Reps. Jack Gilbert and James Elliott of Cochise County; Jack Brown, Apache; Dr. Charles W. Se- christ, Coconino; Polly Rosen- baum, Gila; G. 0. (Sonny) Biles, Greenle; T. C. Rhodes, Maricopa; Frank L. Crosby, Navajo; Frederick S. Smith, Final, and possibly Ray Martin and Etta May Hutcheson of Pima County. Rep. Robert H. Hutton, presi- dent of the Phoenix-Maricopa County Federation of Labor, said that'these were the Demo- crats listed by Gilbert as part of a planned Democratic- Republican House coalition. Santa ClausWill Be Downtown Friday Eve Santa Claus arrives in downtown Yuma Friday eve- ning at 7 o'clock. Main Street is being decor- ated with holiday colors and lights for this annual visit of Kris Kringle. Word of Santa's arrival was received this morning by Don Marshall, downtown president merchants of the associa- tion, who announced that the Main Street merchants would remain open both Friday and Saturday nights tor the itiei. Gilbert claims that tlie 35 Republicans and enough Demo- crats will support him to form a majority bloc. Gilbert would be the speaker of the House in the coalition. The Maricopa County Demo- cratic Committee has recom- mended that the state committee consider action against the eleven before the House caucus Jan. 11. Robert Allen, Democratic state chairman, said Tuesday that the state committee un- doubtedly will consider the ac- tion. He said, however, that at the present the state organiza- tion is taking "no position one way or the other." Two of the legsilators named promptly laughed at the proposal. Said Sechrisl: "I'm greatly honored. That bunch can label me anything they want to. They ought to take n look at the rec- ord and see how many pintos (Democrats who cross party lines) had no opposition in the last election." Said Rhodes: "I'm one of these guys who doesn't flop eveiy time somebody hollers jump. It doesn't worry me one iota what they think about me. I'm not the kind of Democrat some of these Democrats are. I'm a conservative Democrat." Flew the Coop At Apache Airlines Cash totaling 5267.20 was re- ported stolen from a cash drawer at Apache Airlines of- fice at Yuma International Air- port this morning. Martin Tall- berg, manager, reported the theft. Sheriff Travis (Bud) Yancey said a quantity of checks were left In the cash drawer. Depu- ty Sheriff Dale Freeman, Is in charge of ttu investigation. 5 Escapees Sought; New Jail Now Used PHOENIX (AP) Five escapees from the Marlcopa County Jail remain at large. Eight inmates of the felony tank made the break early Tuesday morning, but one was captured in the courthouse and two others were taken without resistance Tuesday night. Charles Carter, 56, a convict- ed thief and burglar, was found liiding on top of a book case in a Superior Court judge's office within a few hours after tlie escape. Captured Tuesday night were James Otis Peel, 22, and John F. McCabe, 18. Peel, charged with burglary, was spotted by sheriff's dep- uties at a tavern in Avondale. McCabe, held on charges of joyriding, was located about the same time in a bowling estab- lishment in West Phoenix. Still are large are Jose Mo- reno, 43, charged with burglary; Henry Price, 21, burglary; Rey- naldo Whiles, 20, aggravated battery; William McReynokls, 20, grand theft, and Marshall Smith, 42, burglary. The eight men made their way out of the felony jail tank by removing a steel plate in the ceiling and climbing along plumbing pipes to the attic. It was the largest escape in tlie jail's history. It also was the last. Sheriff Cal Boies ordered the switchover to a new jail to take place immediately Tuesday, instead of waiting until next week as previously planned. Says FBI Has Identified Rights Workers' Killers WASHINGTON (AP) The FBI believes it has identified the killers three civil rights workers slain In Mississippi .and the bombers of a Birmingham church where four children died, an FBI spokesman said to- day. The FBI still is trying to ga- ther enough evidence to go to court in both cases, the.spokes- man said. These developments were dis- closed as the spokesman de- fended the FBI against charges by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., that the bureau is ineffec- tive in Investigating civil rights cases. Tells How Carlson Was Killed BRUSSELS (AP) A Belgian refugee from Stanleyville re- ported today he had witnessed the killing of American mission- ary Paul Carlson by Congolese rebels. Tlie refugee, Fernand Deprey, arrived in Brussels this morning with the first planeload of refu- gees from the former rebel cap- ital in the northeast Congo. "I was a prisoner in the Hotel Deprey said. "Carlson was in a group of about 150 who were forced to sit down in the street. "When the rebels heard the paras (paratroops) were on the way. they opened fire into the group and Carlson was shot down. Afterwards as we went to meet the Belgian troops I saw his body in the street. He had been shot through the head." 4 Years Old Today NEW YORK (AP) John F. Kennedy Jr., son of the late president, Is 4 years old today. 1 CONGO TOT RESCUED A small girl, wrapped In a blanket, is carried by American missionary Alfred Larson of Brooklyn, N.Y. as they leave plane in Leo- poldville yesterday after flight from Stanleyville. The two were among the American and European host- ages rescued from Congo rebels in an attack by Bel- gian paratroops and armed forces of the Congo. (AP Wirephoto via cable from Fighting Continues in Stanleyville By KENNETH L. WHITING LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo (AP) Belgian paratroops and Congolese soldiers searched to- day for some 200 whites still missing in the northern Congo. More than 90 refugees have arrived here from the former rebel capital and another 500-600 awaited evacuation at Stan- leyville Airport. Of the 63 Amer- icans trapped in the rebel zone, 34 and the bodies of two mur- dered missionaries had arrived in Leopoldville. Scattered fighting continued in Stanleyville, whicli fell Tues- day to Congolese troops and white mercenaries after the paratroops landed to rescue the European and American hos- tages threatened with death. Several rebels and a Belgian parafroop sergeant were killed during the night in mop-up oper- ations. Much of the skirmishing took place near the airport where the foreigners awaited evacuation to Leopoldville. Entry Delayed Premier Moise Tshombe can- celed plans for a triumphant entry into Stanleyville today. "He may go an aide said. Wounded evacuees were taken to hospitals in Leopoldville. The rebels killed at least 30 foreign- ers and wounded more than 50 in murderous attacks as the paratroopers began landing. "Other Europeans may be found dead in various parts ot the a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. Rebel chief Christophe Gbenye and other leaders of the People's Republic" have disap- peared. Tile United States told Tshombe's central government that rebel leaders must be made to answer for the murder of two American missionarie, Dr. Paul Carlson and Phyllis Rine. The rebels had threatened to kill all whites if the Congolese army attacked Stanleyville. The U.S. consul in Stan- leyville, Michael S. Hoyt, who had been in rebel custody since last summer, told a news con- ference that he and his four as- sistants were repeatedly beaten by their captors. Beaten "We were beaten twice in prison and 10 times altogether in tiie three months of occupa- he said. "The worst beat- ing was the day they came to the consulate and forced us to break into the strongroom and the flag. We were chewing on It, but it was pretty dura- ble." Hoyt said the insurgents beat (Turn to Page 5, Col. 3, Please) Reapporiion Problem Cited By Goddard PHOENIX (AP) Governor- elect Sam Goddard said Tues- day he believes "we're going to have to work toward a new kind of state government." Speaking before the Maricopa County Bar Association, God- dard said this appears to be the solution to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legislatures must be reorganized in most states. Goddard said he would go to Washington in several weeks to encourage congressmen to work for a delay in reapportionment of legislatures. He said, how- ever, that the chances for such a delay are slim. The Tucson attorney, who will take office as governor also announced he will officially represent Arizona at the Jan. 20 inauguration of President Lyndon B. Johnson. Infdt The SOT Christmas Section B Comics ......................................9 Eduratlnn ...............-......-.....13 Food..................................10-B Moviei 1