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11 Mar 1961

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11 Mar 1961

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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - March 11, 1961, Bakersfield, California The weather temperatures High testes la is Low this Morring. 41 expected High today a exp wed Low tomorrow. To Sunset today. I 4ni p m. Sunrise tomorrow ill a m Kain Fau season total Normal for this Date 4.42 East year this Date a a a a. 3.s7 Immich i Tam storage. Are feet Kern River outflow. Of Kern River inflow. 193 Frk t Oree Aat partly bloody twisty and tonight Hemming fair Sands. Little rim Nee in to misers dire. Variable winds Hemming h to 15 Miles per hour in the after Vii 7i Noons. A of. A five sections to cents per copy Bakersfield California saturday March 11,1961 $1.75 monthly delivered 36 pages no. 192 Kerr oort to product lox of i. 4.1 so ?.4�r.��, or Kwh _ j45.ir2.trt5 and Trade flan re a Porta paid at Baker Fth in a daily of fat sad a by the Bakersfield c Angarala at 1717 Rya it. Send form 45 <9 change of address tat . Bin i4j. Bakersfield. Calif. Arriea Itaro pet rate urn. Bang debits a see aed a no a i Leette a ales a a a hoi Idi to Peralta Pompo latino 4 Kern Owatz Board Eleood aaa Field t Alif. Nixon not running for governor urges state gop to search for new faces in 62 Sacramento it up a Richard m. Nixon after saying he wont run for governor himself urged California republicans today to launch a Talent search for new faces in the 1962 election Campaign. A i am confident that we can win a sweeping Victory in California Quot he told the Republican state Central committee. A but i have a word of warning. We cannot win by assuming that the present governor will inevitably fall on his face and be a offers leadership the former vice president in his first political speech since he lost the presidential election last november outlined a program of action designed to restore the once dominant gop to Power in the state. Map wire photo Diogenes put away your lantern a the legendary search for an honest Man can be considered ended in los Angeles. Douglas William Johnson right an unemployed janitor found $240,000 in Cash in the Street Friday while out looking for work and turned it Over to the Fri. Later it turned out the Money apparently had fallen out of the open rear door of a brinks inc., armoured truck which had just made a pickup at a nearby Bank. Here Johnson is thanked by the truck messenger p. R. Young left As William g. Simon head of the los Angeles Fri office watches. Jobless janitor returns $240,000 found in Road Nixon offered to provide leadership to his Home state party. But he did so Only after ruling out his own possible candidacy for governor. He authorized a it cup of Legi. Egj.0 maintenance Man washes windows and hauls away rubbish. He averages when working gators who conferred with him i _ ,. A. About $100 a week. I Friday with his wife Helen 38, j Moon trip los Angeles it a it a a a Canvas bag containing $240,000 in Cash fell out of a brinks inc., armoured truck into a Street. A father out Hunting a Job found it and called the Fri. A i thought if i kept that Money id never be Able to look my three kids in the face again a said Douglas William Johnson 50. When he works which has been about half the time in the last six months the neatly dressed Friday night to quote him As saying a i am not a candidate. I have no intention to be a candidate or Institute a announcement due assemblyman Joseph c. Shell a los Angeles said however j Nixon can to be counted out entirely. It May be he said that the party wont be Able to come pacifists to picket sub rites Portsmouth . Up a pacifist demonstrators picketed he drove to an apartment under construction where he had an a would Cost ointment to see about cleaning j up the debris. The Man he was to see Wasny to in. Fell out As he drove away the Canvas bag Lay in the Street in front of i car. The brinks truck Hail been tak up with anyone else Strong 1 a a ing it from the United California enough to win. The naval shipyard today and re Bank to the Federal Reserve Nixon in prepared excerpts of affirmed their announced intent Bank. Fifteen Money bags were his speech said a los Angeles ution to Board the submarine piled High inside the truck. Law firm will announce his of j Abraham Lincoln during commis filiation on monday. He declined. To identify the firm until then no ceremonies. On Republican Prospect so. Th15n\embf i bearded and others lightly Clad despite a biting wind and 32-de Gree temperature carried place Ards which read a the who lives0560 door ahead Nixon said the key to Victory in 1964 lies in the elections of 1962. A i refer not Only to the contests. ,.,to j re u a. By the missile Dies by the mis for House and Senate but to the a a atolls i missile. De Gubern atonal races particularly f my free Jom a a a a he a in tort of \ out v Al the pacifists told newsmen they one apparently Slid off the pile hit a horizontal inside handle hat released the door and fell into the it Street. A guard inside the truck sat facing Forward updating his i records and did no to notice the in the major states of new York Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan and Nixon confident he said he is confident the republicans in California can reelect sen. Thomas h. Kuchel elect a governor and other state offices and increase the gop strength in the legislature and in Congress. The republicans in recent years have lost control of both houses of the legislature the congressional delegation and All but two statewide offices. Nixon however carried the state in the i960 presidential election despite the democrats big bulge in registration. Nixon told the Republican meeting he intends to devote his efforts to three objectives main objectives 1. To build a permanent year round statewide organization. 2. To organize a a massive transfusion of new blood by enlisting the thousands of volunteers who participated in the last Campaign. 3. To get the party to embark see Nixon Page 2 Driver Robert Downs 42, saw it when he happened to glance Back through a rear window. Scores of police and Fri agents intended to Board the Lincoln the were scouring the trucks past Only $600 Washington up a a round trip ticket to the Moon will run travellers around $600,000, according to one of the worlds top space experts. A that would include of course necessary food and provisions a or. Wernher von Braun added with a perfectly straight face when the equipment becomes available. The German born space Booster now head of the civilian space Agency a rocket research Center said yesterday a whirlwind Orbital flight around the world would Cost about $10,000 a person. Von Braun made the predictions in testimony before Reader Index Pace see. Auto a 29 4 churches 14 2 comics 18 2 county ___17 2 editorial. 26 3 farm _ 4 i features la 3 Home and Garden 8 i Horoscope ___33 4 Loco Section ___19 3 Oil 6 i markets 30 4 sports 22 3 Heaters 25 3 to 17 2 women Sla 2 the House space committee in nations fifth Polaris missile sub when Johnson telephoned discussing the Cost of space Marine by crossing from Pierce i be amp it something transportation. Island to berth 6 where the Craft i or of might be looking was tied up. In they ill have to navigate 400 mrs Johnson told a reporter Yards of the Swift running Pisca what had happened Taqua River and avoid two coast be saw ibis bag laying in the guard patrol boats standing 200 j Street. My husband picked it up Yards off Shore. See Money Page 2 Senate gets 2nd half of jobless Bill Kremlin May end Nev a censorship decision expected no verdict reached in yank s trial world s tallest girl a doctors at Charity Hospital in new Orleans believe 14-year-old Delores Ann Pollard is worthy of the title. Brought to the Hospital after she injured her knee playing basketball the teenager stands eight-feet-2-inches tall and is still growing. Washington Upit the House has completed action on president Kennedy a emergency unemployment benefits program. The Senate has barely begun work on it. A voice vote Friday sent to the Senate the final piece of the two Bill package a measure that would make children of the unemployed eligible for the same benefits now received by children without parents or whose parents Are disabled. The House last week passed the companion measure which would provide up to 13 weeks additional unemployment benefits to jobless who have exhausted their present rights. This measure has been stalled in the Senate finance committee which will open closed door meetings tuesday to consider possible amendments. Cost �?$990 million As passed by the House the i extra jobless benefits would Cost an estimated $990 million to $1 i billion. Uke the child Aid measure it would expire june 30, 1962. The Senate finance commit Itee completing Public hearings on the 13-week Extension measure Friday heard a plea by Secretary of labor Arthur j. Gold Berg for approval of the House Bill without change. Amendments would throw the Bill into a House Senate conferred jobless Page 2 Havana up a military authorities said today no verdict has been reached in the military trial of american adventurer William a. Morgan and 13 others accused of conspiring against the Castro government. A military tribunal was reported Friday night to have sentenced him to death. But defense attorney Jorge Luis Carro said this morning he had been advised the tribunal had not yet returned its verdict in the trial which ended Friday. Carro had announced Morgan and his aide maj. Jesus Carreras had been sentenced to be shot and the same information appeared in All government papers this morning. Nevertheless military authorities said no decision had been reached but that one might be announced later today. Press accounts the earlier accounts said Morgan a 31-year-old Soldier of Fortune had been convicted of treason. These accounts continued Luis Carro promptly filed an Appeal. He said a Hope is not lost and that he expects a Good but military Appeal courts rarely overrule sentences handed Down by revolutionary tribunals. The appeals court agreed to hear the arguments of lawyer Luis Carro this morning. The death sentence must be carried out within 24 hours if the Appeal is rejected. That Means Morgan and Carreras former chief of staff in the Castro army might be executed Early sunday. Pleaded innocent during his two Day trial at la Cabana fortress Morgan was accused of supplying arms to anti Castro rebels in the Scambray mountains a the same rugged peaks where he joined Castro s guerrillas in 1957 As a major. Before the trial ended Morgan pleaded innocent and insisted his Faith still lies with the revolution. Morgan has been locked up at la Cabana since his arrest last october. A i stand Here innocent a he told his five judges in English. Speaking slowly and almost inaudibly he continued a i guarantee this court that if i am found guilty i will walk to the execution Wall with no escort with moral strength and with a Clear conscience because i believed in earlier exploits Morgan looked Haggard with traces of a Blond Beard showing on his face. The head of the tribunal was a Captain who wounded a . Embassy employee during a Row outside a Havana nightclub last december. At another trial 18 months ago when a group of cubans faced death for an anti Castro plot that Morgan himself pried open As a mice Guinea pigs made space ride Moscow i pm a the soviet Union disclosed tonight that Black mice Guinea pigs and insects joined the dog a Little Blackie on the soviet space ship flight into space and Back last thursday. The Tass news Agency said Blackie and her space companions Are a in excellent it said the animals plus the a seeds of several plants and other biological specimens aboard the Craft have been brought to Moscow. Soviet scientists analysing results of the flight Are pm the Brink of preparing a manned space flight. Tass said earlier. The official news Agency quoted prof. Y. Fedorov a master of medical sciences in today a red Star. A it goes without saying Tass summarized Fedorovas statement a that soviet scientists will receive new information from spaceship in which will permit them to get Down to the preparation of a manned space map wire photo arraigned in jobless pay fraud cases James Nelson Van de Mark 46, left rear and his Mother Lucie l. Van de Mark 76, leave Santa Rosa municipal court Friday where they were arraigned in connection with a statewide unemployment claims Racket which allegedly netted them More than $51,000 from fraudulent claims. Accompanying them is Santa Rosa police chief Melvin Flohr. Jobless benefits near perfect pay fraud uncovered Sacramento up a state officials admitted grudging admiration today for a scheme devised by an elderly woman and her son to bilk the state of map wire photo maj. William Morgan i counterspy Morgan suggested hard labor for the guilty instead of execution. Some were shot i later anyway. His part in exposing that plot projected Morgan As a National hero in Cuba. He was put in see Cuba Page 2 Brown defied to prove claim of no infiltration Sacramento up a assemblyman Louis Francis a san Mateo has challenged gov. Brown to prove there is no communist infiltration in californians educational system. Friday Brown said Francis charges of subversion in californians colleges were the governor also said he opposed Francis proposal for a joint legislative in american activities investigative group. Francis said in a statement a if irresponsibility is the desire to warn the people against a menace that continues to grow and flourish in the state then i am guilty. A if the governor wants to stick his head in the Sand i feel More and More people will realize that he is unconcerned about communism As Well As the other forms of soul robbing and moral deteriorating encouraged by those who would destroy a apparently neither the governor nor his Large staff Are cognizant of the Fri reports the congressional committees report and even his own state legislature s reports on the serious in see Browne Page 2 $55,000 in unemployment benefits. Director of employment Irving Perluss said the scheme was so nearly perfect that the suspects stood As much Chance of being1 tripped up As a the slender est of Needles in a Haystack. But they were caught thanks to a secret auditing Xiv tem recently put in use by the state. The suspects were mrs Lucie Van de Mark 76, and her son James Nelson Van de Mark 46, both of Santa Rosa. Perluss said they set up at least five Dummy businesses hired and fired a score of fictitious employees and paid $4,000 in employer taxes into the states unemployment fund during the past six years. J then he said they posed As the employees to collect maximum unemployment benefits in 20 cities from los Angeles to red Ding. Santa Rosa District atty. Joseph Maddux said the Van de Marks admitted the frauds. They were charged with grand theft and held in lieu of $25,000 bail. Perluss said the Dummy businesses set up by the suspects ostensibly did research for newspaper articles and Public relations work. Ail documents filed by them were in Good order and the general pattern of employment and wages was Normal for such concerns he said. Van de Mark a former newspaper reporter was last known to have worked in 1954 As a television Salesman in san fran. J Cisco. London up a diplomatic advices from Moscow reported today that the soviet government is considering the imminent abolition of censorship of foreign correspondents working there. Informed diplomatic sources said the matter has been under discussion in Moscow j for several months and that an j announcement May be expected shortly. They said the announce ment will enable foreign correspondents in Moscow to transmit news and comment freely from the soviet Union without prior submission of their copy to censors. Diplomatic observers noted that lifting of censorship would j be another in a series of Liberal izing reforms introduced since Premier Nikita Khrushchev came to supreme leadership in the i soviet Union. Obsolete practice these observers also said the lifting of soviet censorship would be another reflection of the grow Jing sense of Confidence character a Istle of the Khrushchev regime. They said it would Stem partly from soviet realization that in the modern world censorship has i become obsolete and that soviet interests would be better served by an unfettered flow of news from the soviet Union. Diplomatic sources considered it Likely that after the lifting of censorship other positive reforms would follow that would further facilitate and make easier the efforts of foreign correspondents to report the news from Russia. During a recent visit to the United states Henry Shapiro United press International Bureau chief in Moscow prepared a dispatch in anticipation of a lifting of soviet censorship. In it he said a the elimination of soviet censorship an institution inherited from the czarist regime will be one of a series of far reaching Domestic and external reforms in see Russia a Page 2 la teamsters return strike still on in of san Francisco up a the teamsters Union strike continued along the san Francisco waterfront today while activities returned to Normal on los Angeles docks. Negotiators last night agreed to settlement of the los Angeles portico of the dispute after a Marathon nine hour meeting with the disputants. Attorney Sam Kagel who acted As mediator announced the settlement for Southern California while adding that a solution for san Francisco a is still being worked he refused to give any More details. Talks were to resume today among top officials of the teamsters the Iwu the Pacific maritime association and the distributors association of san Francisco. The teamsters launched the shutdown thursday in protest against a new agreement Between shipowners and longshoremen. Under the agreement the longshoremen said they would not stand in the Way of attempts to mechanize cargo handling in return they got a $29 million fund from the shipowners to pay for work lost through mechanization

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