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   Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1961, Reno, Nevada                               Weather Turns Bright, Gold Cup Races on Schedule The Reno Gold Cup Races got back on schedule today alter heavy "winds and a rough surface at Lake Pyramid threatened to lorce "cancellation Friday. Race officials said weather con- ditions were excellent and pre- dicted" the rest of the .program would go as scheduled. Two more hydroplanes, includ- ing Miss Reno, qualified this morning as time trials were ex- tended until noon today because of Friday's shortened schedule caused by rough weather. Miss Reno, driven by Col. Russ Schleeh, qualified at 101 miles hour and Fascination I made field with a qualifying time ol 92 mph. Bob Larson was at the con- trols of Fascination I. As of one hour before qualifying dosed this morning, three boats had still failed to make runs. They were Miss Seatlle Two, Cu- tie Radio and Fascination. All Per first ___ three were held up by mechanical trouble. Scheduled to race in today's ''heat were Such Crust, Miss Fascination, Miss Seat- tle Two, S 'Bill, Miss Century 21 and Miss Reno. Today's second heat matched V., Miss Spokane, Fascina- tion I, Tempest, Cutie Radio and U. S. I. Race officials said (hey would replace Miss Seattle Fas- cination and Cutie Radio in to- day's heats if the boats failed to qualify by noon. Between heats of Gold Cup racing will be exhibitions of S-K class boats, wWch have su- percharged engines capable of 90 miles an hour. Tom Pitts, Jack Dossey, Gary Arntz, WUUam Canepa, Ken Ta- her and Bill Epperson, all of Reno, will be joined by several boats and drivers from Lake Tahoe in these races. Tomorrow's first heat race is scheduled for followed by the second heat at 3 p.m. Then the stage will be set for the Gold Cup finals, pitting the seven top boats against each oth- er in 10 laps: of racing around the three-mile course. Jf all goes well, the final race will start at 4 p.m. Four boats qualified Friday be- fore race officials ruled weather pect conditions were too rough and closed the course for the day. But they didn't know they had qualified until after a meeting of the five-man Gold Cup Commit- tee. All four boats failed to hit Calif, the required 100 mph, but did turn over 90 mph. Officials agreed to lower the minimum qualifying speed to 90 olds mph rather than face the pros- of running qualifying trials all day today and cutting part of the actual race program. The four boats qualifying under the new rule were Gale V of De- troit (94 Bill of Lompoc, (91 Such Crust of Detroit (97 mph) and Tempest of Seattle, Wash. (94 A special train provided by Har- Club of Reno will carry race fans to Pyramid Lake Sunday. The train, which can accommo- date 700, leaves Reno at 10 a.m. Train fare is free. _ All passengers on the special train must obtain admission Jfck- ets to the Gold Cup. Tickets will be available on the train. Admission prices are for adults and children 12 and over, 50 cents for children from 6 to 12, and free for pre-school young- sters. DRIVING SAFETY You Can Help Reduce Nevada's Highway Toll 132 Have Died hi 1M1 RENO EVENING GAZETTE A Newspaper tor the Home Information and enjoyment for every member of the family WEATHER Generally Fair through Windy at Times Little Temperature Change TEMPERATURES Minimum 41 Noontime 78 EIGHTY-SIXTH 1-29 PHONE FA 3-3161 RENO, NEVADA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1961 PHONE FA 3-3161 16 PAGE 10 CENTS Biggest Since Korean War MILITARY BUILDUP STARTS BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT QUITS Plunge Into Crisis Brazil President Quadros Resigns RIO DE ANEIRO, Brazil (AP) was plunged into a crisis by the sudden resignation of President Janio Quadros, with touring leftist Vice President Joao Goulart flying home today to take over power. Supporters of Goulart, 43, threatened a general strike in the country already beset by financial troubles if any attempt is made to block him from taking over the presidency if he wants and an aide says he does. PRAISED MAO Goulart, a wealthy rancher who heads Brazil's Labor party, is flying from Singapore after tour- ing Red China, where he sang the praises of Mao Tze-tung and ac- complishments under the Peiping regime. Goulart favors the same foreign policy for Brazil that brought Quatlros under ent neutrality with friendship for all, including the Communist bloc. The army and police kept a firm hold in the big country of 55 million, South America's larg- est, but factions were boiling up. The resignation of the unpre- dictable Quadros Friday came with such suddenness it stunned the nation and plunged it into confusion over its future. Quitting a week short of seven turbulent months in office, Quadros de- clared: "I am beaten by forces against me." He accused forces inside and outside Brazil of fight- ing him but flid not identify them. 8.HASH WINDOWS Pro-Quadros student demonstra- tions erupted Friday night in at INDEX Amusements................. 6 Ami Landers 5 Churches 16 Classified ............11-15 Crossword Puzzle 4 Earl Wilson............ 6 House of the Week Jaeoby on Bridge............ 6 Legal Notices 9 Local, Regional News 9 Nevada Politics............ 4 Our Religions 16 Religion in the News........16 Sports 7 Steve Ellington.............. 2 Television Log 11 Vita! Statistics 11 Weather Table 11 6 least three cities. A mob of 200 stone-hurling attackers smashed two windows and a front glass door of the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, the capital, before mili- tiamen drove them off with tear gas and rubber clubs. Other students rioted in the Communist stronghold of Recife, port city on the Atlantic. In Rio de Janeiro, troops and police fired shots into the air and threw tear gas bombs to break up stu- dent demonstrators. Quadros' resignation automati- cally dumped the presidency into Goulart's lap. But there was some speculation that Quadros, a shrewd politician with a flare for dramatics, had quit merely to gather more public support than he had for his landslide election victory last year. Then he got than any- one in Brazilian history. GROWING REVOLT Since then his overtures to the Soviet Union and friendly ges- tures toward Fidel Castro's Cuba have stirred a growing revolt against him. Growing economic distress in Brazil had contributed to the mounting opposition, with many of his supporters in the 1960 elec- tion campaign turning on him. Al- though favoring a policy that in- cluded accepting aid from the United States, Quadros went out of way to show friendship for Castro's Cuba and drew closer to the Soviet Union. Rebels Riddle Algiers Diners ALGIERS and Moslems were dining quietly in a restaurant Friday night when a grenade went off and a rebel band riddled them with submachine guns. It was over in seconds: five per- sons lay dead, and 10 were badly injured. The victims were among 10 per- sons killed and 17 injured during a day of terrorism by both the Algerian nationalists and Europe- an right-wingers that spread over the territory. In addition, a delayed report was received that four French soldiers had been ambushed in their jeep and killed late Thurs- day near Boufarik. SANCTION EXECUTIVE SESSIONS Open Meeting Law Guarantees Right to Know Nevada's "open meeting law" does not apply to all meetings of public officials, Atty. Gen. Roger Foley's office said today. Nor does it cover meetings con- ducted by the governor "in his executive the opinion added. The long-awaited legal advice sought by Gov. Grant Sawyer warned, however, that the open meeting law "is a manifestation of the fundamental right of a cit- izen in a Democratic system to know" and should not be avoided by subterfuge. SOME IS PRIVATE Yet it said that some of the public's business should some times be conducted in private. Sawyer asked for a definition of the word "meeting" as used in the 1961 statute forbidding all public agencies to hold closed sessions. Deputy Atty. Gen. Earl Monsey said the open meeting policy, if given an unlimited definition, would conflict with another that "is essential to efficient public administration." "The public interest is some- times best served by non-disclos- ure of government Monsey said. "The operation of government, like any other busi- ness must sometimes be conduct- ed in private." CITES BROWN ACT For authority, Monsey cited a California attorney general's opin- ion on that state's "Brown a more limited open meeting law. (Turn to Page 11, Col. 5) Auto Labor Pact Is Near DETROIT, Mich. (AP) An agreement between American Motors Corp. and the United Auto Workers called for the auto in- dustry's first profit-sharing plan in history was believeU near today. AH surface signs pointed to- ward an understanding, possibly by the weekend. Top-level negotiators broke off marathon talks about 1 a.m. to- day in the drive to reach a set- tlement and stayed on call1 for later meetings. Walter P. Reuther, UAW presi- dent, took a room overnight at the hotel where he and AMC Vice President Edward L. Cushman had worked late in an effort to resolve differences. Neither side commented as to whether there had been further advances since AMC President George Romney's report of pro- gress 24 hours earlier. However, principals in the talks were af- fable at the early hour recess. At the same time both sides called in technical staffs for a meeting later mis morning. Girl Stowaway ROTTERDAM, Holland (AP) Marie Swaab, 19, arrived here'to- day as a stowaway aboard the iner Rotterdam, police reported. She had boarded the Holland America Line ship at New York with a visitors ticket and gave herself up once at sea. Her par- ents emigrated to the United States. AMECIAN SOLDIERS MAN MACHINE GUN AT FRIEDRICHSTRASSE Gaming Probe Points Need For New Laws WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. John L. McClellan, D-Ark., today added up the first week's testi- mony before his rackets subcom- mittee and said new, tough laws are needed to get at "the big wheels, the brains of organized :rime." The hearings before Mcdellan's Senate investigations subcommit- tee will resume Monday. He said they will feature more testimony on big-time illegal gambling ranging from Miami, Fla., to, Delaware, before switching to an- other underworld Chi- cago to East St. Louis, 111., Little Rock and Hot Springs, Ark., and New Orleans, La. Jerome S. Adlerman, subcom- mittee counsel, and McClellan set Thursday as a target date for winding up this round of inquiry. At a second round later in the year, McClellan said, some of the underworld's most notorious names will be called as witnesses. But whether they will have much to offer was questionable. Three witnesses invoked the Fifth Amendment to the Constitu- tion Friday, refusing to answer questions on grounds their an- swers might incriminate them. Former Miami policeman Elum (Bill) Caudell, named in testi- mony as allied with gamblers was among those pleading the Fifth Amendment. Under questioning from McClel- lan, Caudell refused to reply when asked if it was true that he is a master at pilfering information from race tracks and feeding it to clandestine race wire services (Turn to Page U, Col. 3) News of the World in Brief 167th Serious Warning Issued by China's Reds TOKYO (AP) The Chinese Communists today charged a U.S. military plane had intruded into Chinese territorial air space Fri- day. They issued the, "167th ser- ious warning" through the For- eign Ministry. The New China News Agency said the plane flew over Kwangtung Province. Fleet Exercise MANILA than 20 ships of the U.S. 7th Fleet and shore-based Marine and Navy planes have completed an inten- sive four-day exercise northeast of Okinawa, the Navy said to- day. The exercise, called Smoke Screen, was designed as a com- bined test of the fleet's striking power and anti-air warfare and anti-submarine warfare capa- bilities. Viareggio Prize VIAREGGIO, Italy (AP) Al- berto Moravia, internationally known Italian writer, was award- ed Friday night the Viareggio Prize, one of Italy's most coveted literary awards, for his novel "La Noia" The novel tells the story of a young painter an- noyed by everything except the infidelity of his mistress. Mt. Etna Bubbles CATANIA, Sicily (AP) Vol- canic Mt. Etna is bubbling again, with rumbling explosions corning at the rate of 10 a minute from the northeastern subterminal cra- ter of the volcano. A stream of lava, about one mile long, poured down the mountain- side Friday night. Experts from the nearby Volcanology Institute at Catania said villages down the slopes were danger. in no immediate Cholera Epidemic HONG KONG China is sending anti-cholera vaccine to this British colony, the Kwang- tung Red Cross said in a letter to the local chamber of commerce. An outbreak of cholera here during the past week has been at- tributed to an epidemic reported raging in southeast Kwangtung Province but the Chinese Commu- nists have neither acknowledged nor denied the reports. Thousands were reported to have died in Red China. Sixty-two cases were officially listed in Hong Kong, claiming six lives. Wheat to Reds REGINA Sask. (AP) Canada is expected to announce within the next few days the sale of 6 mil- lion bushels of wheat to Red Chi- na, the Leader-Post says. The newspaper says it under- stands the grain will be shipped from the Fort Williams terminals where wheat prices are J1.88 a bushel. It would be the third sale negotiated by the Canadian gov- ernment with Red China this year. Studious Prince TOKYO (AP) Prince Yoshi, 25, youngest son of Emperor Hi- rohito, must get married before even thinking of accepting an in- vitation to study at Harvard, a palace spokesman said today. "Wide knowledge of the world is required, and it would be ap- propriate for him'i to go abroad with his the spokesman said. The studious prince, who has never been out of Japan, doesn't have a wife. And as far as the public knows, he hasn't even got a girl friend. Reserves, Guards to Serve WASHINGTON (AP) The Defense Department, in the big-gest mobilization since the Korean War, is ordering reservists and National Guardsmen to active duty. Most of the men are being- ordered to report Oct. 1. The call-up is part of the Kennedy administration's military build-up to be ready to deal with the Ber- lin situation and other world trouble spots. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara announced the call to active duty at a news conference late Friday. Army and Air Force National Guard and reserve units that were alerted two weeks ago to possible duty are now being called up, he said. Navy men needed to man ships being added to the fleet also are being or- dered to report. The orders are going out to 311 units of the three of them Army, ,58 Navy, 33 Air Force, plus miscellaneous outfits. The call-up involves Army Reservists and National Guardsmen, Air Force men and Navy Reservists. McNamara said the orders do not specify how long the men will be held on active duty, but he noted that the authorization reso- lution passed by Congress placed a one-year limit .on most recalls. The secretary said the Defense Department hopes to release many of those being called as voluntary enlistments and draft in- ductions provide needed man- power. In reply to newsmen's ques- tions, McNamara said that if any of the activated units are sent overseas, dependents would not be allowed to go along. Orders to the recalled units be- gan going out Friday and kept flowing today. Commanding offic- ers will get the first word and then notify individual reservists. It will take up to three weeks for individuals to get their personal orders. When the beefing-up is complet- ed, the Army will have in uniform, the Navy the Air Force and the Marine Corps Clouds Obsure Coppery Red Face of Moon NEW YORK moon showed a coppery red face to much of the earth during a 99 per cent eclipse Friday night. However, low-hanging cloud cov- ers permitted only an occasional glimpse to persons in the north- eastern United States, the Weath- er Bureau here said. The gradual dimming of the moons' surface as it moved into the earth's at p.m. and ended at a.m. Jacqueline Cochran World's Fastest Worn an' Aviatrix Flies Plane 842.6 Miles an Hour EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) "I'm the woman in the said Jac- queline Cochran after she claimed new women's speed record 842.6 miles an hour. The famed flier, now in her early 50s, announced Friday that she had piloted a needle-nosed Northrop T38 jet to the world mark Thursday. She 126.7 faster than the rec- ord set six years ago by her riend, Jadqueline Auriol, Trance. Miss Cochran said she plans to crack other world marks in the T38, including her 1953 record of fastest 590.321 m.p.h. for 500 kilometers. Northrop says its T38, dubbed me Talon, is the world's first su- of personic jet trainer. The model was accepted by the Air Force last March. The aviatrix, married since 1936 to financier Floyd Odium, also is a businesswoman and a onetime traveled politician. A Republican, she was defeated in a 1958 bid for con- gress. She is chairman of the of board at her own cosmetic com- pany Jacquetone Cochran, Inc., started in 1935. She says she has no immediate political plans, but "one can't say1 what you will do two, three or four years from now." A pilot since 1932, her flying records number about 70. In 1938 she won the Bendix Transconti- nental Air Race against 14 men. "I don't see any difference be- tween men and women in avia- she told newsmen Friday. She admitted' she would like to ride in a Mercury space capsule. "Just give me the she said. The Soviet Union may have put women into space, she said, ad- ding: "They've put up a lot of people we don't know of. Only their successful flights are an- nounced." In her flight Thursday, Miss Cochran was followed in another aircraft by Air Force Col. Charles Yeager, the first man to fly faster than sound. Yeager taught her to fly the T38. Next Wednesday, Miss Cochran said, she'll cut in the T38's after- burners and roar over this desert test center in quest of a hew rec- ord for kilometers. PROTEST LIMITED CROSSING BERLIN (AP) Gen. Al- bert Watson II, U.S. commandant in Berlin, protested personally to the Soviet commandant today against what he called the illegal regulations of the East German Communists in limiting crossing points between East and West Berlin. Watson blamed the Russian, Col. Andrei I. Solovyev, in part for incidents arising from the new rules. Irate West Berliners have shout- ed insults at Soviet troops and tried to overturn Soviet jeeps. Friday night several thousand West Berliners demonstrat- SOVIET THREAT IS DENOUNCED MOSCOW (AP) The United States, Britain and France to- day delivered notes strongly de- nouncing the Soviet Union's im- plied threat to the air corridors that link West Berlin with the western world. The notes were delivered at the foreign ministry late this afternoon by messengers. Their contents will be released simul- taneously at 5 p.m. EST in Washington, London, Paris and Moscow. ed against the Communists. Angry crowds gathered today at two Communist pass offices newly opened in West Berlin. West Berlin police closed the offices a few hours after the Com- munists opened them in West Berlin elevated railroad stations to issue permits for entry into the Red-ruled part of the city. They were at the Zoo station, West Ber- lin's biggest, and at Westkreuz. Several hundred Berliners had made applications. At the zoo someone had pen- ciled an ironic sign: "Entrance to the concentration West mark (25 A U.S. spokesman said the Al- lied commandants Friday issued a secret order to Mayor Willy Brandt's West Berlin government to see that the offices were not opened. They did open this morn- ing, however. A spokesman for the U.S. mis- sion told reporters Watson spent three quarters of an hour at So- viet headquarters in suburban Karlshorst. He said nothing about any reply from Solovyev. The Soviets usually reject such protests on the ground that these matters are the sole concern of the East German Communists. The East German Communists defied the West in opening travel offices at West Berlin railroad stations to issue permits for entry into East Berlin. ADMIRAL DIES RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Re- tired Rear Adm. Joseph J. Mc- Mullin, 75, died Thursday of a heart attack. Adm. McMullin, a surgeon and a commander of the Navy hospital at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, during World War II, re- tired in 1951 after a 37-year Navy career. NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!   

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