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UNITED NATIONS, N. Y.
UPI Haiti today demanded a
matting of the Security Council
to consider the war threat aris
ing from its quarrel with the
Top diplomatic sources said
Haitian Ambassador Carlet R.
August submitted the request
in a letter to French Ambassa
dor Roger Seydoux, this month's
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican
Republic (UPI) President Juan
Bosch convoked his cabinet today
for a report from military chiefs,
strengthening belief the hour for
a Dominican strike against Haiti
may be imminent
The meeting lasted an hour but
no official comment was forth
coming. However, Bosch summon
ed U.S. Ambassador John Barlow
Martin to the palace, presumably
to give him a briefing on the
An army spokesman said Domi
nican infantry now were in at
tack positions the length of the
border separating the two coun
tries on the Caribbean island of
Bosch madeno secret of his
plans to invade Haiti if necessary
to topple the dictatorial regime of
President Francois Duvalier.
The Organization of American
States (OAS) stepped up its ef
forts to head off a war between
the two nations which share the
Caribbean island of Hispaniola,
only 55 miles from Cuba.
President Duvalier vowed in
Port-au-Prince he never would
step down under pressure, he
told his people:
"I am a revolutionary in every
sense not a sentimental type
but one of the hard kind. . .1
have for my companion my
In Washington, the OAS sched
uled an emergency meeting to
hear a report from three mem
bers of the fact-finding mission it
sent to Haiti and the Dominican
Republic. The mission members
expressed doubt that Bosch
would move against Haiti while
' the OAS was trying to solve the
Move Into Position
But Bosch moved troops, tanks
and warships into position for an
invasion, spurred on by a plea
from Haitian political refugees in
asylum in Port-au-Prince to
save them from "savage assas
sination" by Duvalier's police.
Although no formal ultimatum
was issued, Dominican officials
hinted the attack could come at
any time and might be preceded
by heavy aerial bombardment of
U.S. Marines aboard a Navy
task force within 30 miles of Port-au-Prince
were alerted to move
in to evacuate 1,000 Americans
in the Haitian capital if fighting
broke out. The Navy said it was
ready to move on 10-minutes no
tice. The British sent a Royal Navy
frigate to international waters
just off Haiti and the Admiralty
in London said the ship would re
move British residents if that be
2 airmen found
dead in plane
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (UPI) -The
Air Force today identified the
crew of a B47 bomber which
crashed after a collision Friday
The co-pilot parachuted to safe
ly. Found dead in the wreckage of
the plane were the pilot, Capt.
Frani G. Zurnba, 32, and staff
Sgt Lawrence E. Harrison, 35, the
Still missing, according to Moun
tain Home Air Force Base offi
cials, was Capt. Lorin T. Mat
thews, 30. the navigator.
They said paramedic rescue
units and helicopters would re
sume the search for Matthews to
day. Zumba is survived by his wife.
Donna, Riverside, Calif., two chil
dren, and his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank F. Zumba, Elmhurst,
N.Y. Harrison's survivors are his
wife, Elizabeth, Mountain Home
AFB and three children, and his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Har
rison, Wheelersburg. Ohio. Mat
thews' wife. Helen, lives at
Mountain Home AFB with their
Mostly cloudy tonight; light
V showers Tuesday; high M-tt;
low tonight 0-4.
chool election polls are open until 8 tonight
LIONS MAKE READY FOR SHOW A crew of Lions met for breakfast this morning, then
started work in erecting frames for Home Show booths in the Oregon National Guard
armory. Pictured here is a frame-laden truck, with Frank Bockhold, general chairman of the
show, and Glenn Ratcliff aboard. Booths quickly took shape.
rap ruling on buses
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (UPI)
A political-religious demonstra
tion against Missouri's refusal to
provide public school bus trans
portation for parochial students
was expected today to spread
across the state.
Catholic parents indicated that
thousands of students would with
draw today from church schools
and enroll at public institutions.
There is no apparent central au
thority in the demonstration, but
there are 172,000 Catholic students
in Missouri who could demand
Massive enrollment by the stu
dents could spell "financial disas
ter" for Missouri, costing some
$56 million more each year in
There were scattered demonstra
tions last Wednesday and Thurs
day which grew and widened Fri
day. Suburbs of St. Louis and
Kansas City expected heavy en
rollments today and some 1.500
Catholics said they would enter
public schools today in this state
Kill Bus Measure
The Missouri House had a bill
before it which would have ex
tended school bus privileges to
private and parochial schools.
The House Judiciary Committee
voted 19-8 Tuesday to kill the
There had been heated hearings
concerning the proposal, but when
the bill died the protests explod
ed. The Roman Catholic Church has
not sanctioned the demonstrations.
I Some leaders said it was the right
: of the individuals to protest and
i others said they were dead against
it. The main lobbyist for the bill,
James Cox of Jefferson City, said
there was no advanced planning
in the demonstrations.
Parents at the tiny town of St.
Martin, nine miles west of here,
started the demonstration enroll
ments which spread rapidly.
Other Catholic parents said they
planned to enroll their children
in public schools next fall because
'we can t afford to keep on voting
bond issues for public schools and
paying parochial tuition too."
Rocky, bride honeymoon at ranch in Venezuela
CARACAS, Venezuela (UPI)
Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and
his bride began a two-week hon
eymoon at a sprawling lamuy
cattle ranch today, remote from
the political controversy stirred by
their marriage back home.
Rockefeller and the former Mrs.
Margaretta Fitler (Happy) Mur
phy settled down in relative iso
lation on the 14.000-acre ranch and
potato farm 125 miles west of
The newlyweds were over
Capitol sources said the House
of Representatives may reconsid
er the proposal today, in light of
(he demonstrations. One legisla
tive leader said it was the type
of issue that ' you can t win by
voting for or against. Tuesday is
the deadline for reconsidering the
Polls opened at 2 p.m. today for
annual school elections, and
voters may cast their ballots un
til 8 o'clock tonight
Throughout Central Oregon, as
elsewhere in the state, school bud
gets are being submitted to the
voters, and directors will be elect
ed. Counties in the Central Ore
gon College district will oe voting
on the college budget, and at
some precincts, directors whose
terms are expiring will seek re
In the Bend administrative dis
trict, board members will be nam
ed in two of the seven zones. The
budget submitted for approval in
cludes $849,119.12 which is outside
the six per cent limitation.
In Deschutes county, district
elections will also be held at
Redmond, Tumalo, Brothers, Al
falfa, Terrebonne, Sisters and
Cloverdale schools. In Redmond,
polling places are at Union High
and John Tuck schools, for the
respective high school and grade
Voters will also cast ballots for
a member-at-large on the Des
chutes County Rural District
board. The candidate is Willard
Bleything, Bend, for a three-year
term. The budget election for the
Rural District will be May 14.
In Jefferson county, there is
considerable interest in the elec
tion, with 14 candidates seeking
five posts on the new unified Ma
dras School District
whelmed by Venezuelans at an
impromptu airport reception here
Sunday when they arrived from
New York. Later they flew by pri
vate plane to Rockefeller's ranch
"We came here for a honeymoon
because we love Venezuela," the
governor told the South Americans
on hand to greet him at Caracas
GOP Starts Reappraisal
Back in Washington Republican
I leaders begar, reappraisal of their
Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, Monday, May 6, 1963
'63 Home Show
due this week
Lions attending a breakfast
meeting this morning completed a
discussion of plans for their 1963
Home Show, a weekend event
then reported for work at the Ore
gon National Guard armory.
First task that faced the club
men was that of erecting the
frames for 45 booths in which
Home Show exhibits will e plac
ed, in preparation for the show .
on Thursday, Friday and Satur
day. The show will be held on Thurs
day and Friday from 7 p.m. until
11 p.m., and on Saturday from 2
p.m. until 11 p.m. All space has
been taken, Frank Bockhold, gen
eral chairman for the Lions, re
Sapce in 45 different booths will
be used by merchants in display
ing die latest in home equipment.
Space in one area of the big arm
ory is being set aside for the dis
play of visual testing equipment
purchased by the Lions from pro
ceeds of their highly - successful
1962 Home Show.
There will be no admission
charge, clubmen stressed in ex
tending an invitation to all Cen
tral Oregonians to attend.
There will be a number of new
features this year, including or
Cooperating with the Lions this
year, Central Oregon College is
to display electronic equipment in
the Bend Junior High School,
diagonally across Wall Street
from the ONG armory.
RIDGEFIELD, Wash. (UPI)
None of the 55 teachers in the
Ridgefield School district has re
turned a signed contract for next
year, Supt. W. Lyndle Moore re
The action is an apparent re
taliation against school board ac
tion two weeks ago freezing the
salaries of' most teachers in the
Moore said the board has set
May 13 as a deadline for return
ing the contracts.
The Washington Legislature this
year refused to appropriate addi
tional money for schools.
possible presidential candidates in
light of Rockefeller's sudden re
marriage Saturday. They found
themselves in almost total dis
agreement about the political ef
fects of the move.
Some felt the New York gover
nor, who had been considered the
strongest contender for the 1964
GOP presidential nomination, had
committed political suicide by his
marriage. Others said it would
have no effect
Rockefeller, 54, who was di
- ss i n . -
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UPI)-Ne-
gro leaders, encouraged by the
first march on city jail in a 34
day campaign that did not result
in mass arrests, planned more
protests for today while federal
officials sought to ease the ex
plosive racial situation here.
More than 2.000 singing, chant
ing Negroes Sunday marched six
blocks from a Negro church to a
park across from the city jail.
They were permitted by police to
hold a 15-minute demonstration
aimed at bolstering the spirits of
more than 1,200 Negroes who re
main in jail for previous demon
Burke Marshall, head of the
Justice Department's civil rights
division and considered the chief
racial trouble-shooter of the Ken
nedy administration, met with lo
cal officials during the weekend in
efforts to ease racial pressures.
Both sides remained tight-lipped
about the negotiations. U.S. Ally.
Gen. Robert Kennedy canceled a
weekend trip to keep an eye on
the tense situation in this Deep
South industrial center.
Negro leaders predicted students
who began skipping school by the
hundreds last week to take part
in the drive would play hooky en
masse today to participate in the
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.,
who predicted complete success
for the protest movement in a
sermon in Atlanta Sunday, was
back here today to spearhead the
Neero comedian Dick Gregory,
active In a recent Greenwood,
Miss., Negro voter registration
drive. was.to arrive later today
Police Commissioner Eugene
(Bull) Connor had police keep a
tight rein on the march Sunday
and set up barricades complete
with fire hoses around the park,
but the demonstration was not
in but if
was no blitz
Tanks moved into Bend this
morning but it was no blitz.
Five of them were on a string
of cars that rolled into town from
the north and were placed on a
siding, preparatory to unloading
in the old box factory area of the
Brooks-Scanlon, Inc., ground. , .
Three of the tanks will be as
signed to the Bend company of
the second tank battalion, 303rd
Armor, Oregon National Guard.
Two will be moved "overland"
Bend, Redmond and Burns ONG
companies were recently assigned
to a tank battalion of the 41st divi
sion. The five tanks assigned the
Bend and Redmond companies
are of the medium type, with a
big 90 MM gun mounted in front,
and a machine gun. Each tank
will carry a four-man crew.
The tanks were brought to Cen
tral Oregon on five flatcars from
Fort Lewis, Wash. They have seen
use, but are in top shape, cap
tain Keith Molan, commanding of
ficer of the Bend unit, noted.
The tanks lack some of their
equipment. Including periscopes,
but will be fully outfitted in the
immediate future. Then will com
a period of Intensive training for
the tank crews.
The Bend tanks will be kept
outside the ONG armory here,
possibly in the compound. How
ever, it will be impossible to get
the tanks in the armory.
vorced last year by his wife of
31 years, married Mrs. Murphy.
36, in a quiet ceremony Saturday.
The bride, a mother of four, di
vorced her husband. Dr. James
R. Murphy, 35 days ago.
The ceremony at the Rockefeller
estate at Pocantico Hills, N.Y.,
climaxed a romance nobody ad
mitted but which had been whis
pered about in cafe society and
hinted at in international society
columns for months.
Rockefeller himself refused to
Kiwanians nominate Bend
man for Division 15A post
(See alsa picture en page 7.)
A Bend man. Bill Hudson, has
been nominated for the post of
lieutenant - governor of Division
15A of the Northwest Klwanis
The action was taken at the
spring conference of Kiwanians
held in Bend over the -weekend.
Final action on the selection
will be taken at the district con
vention in Anchorage, Alaska in
Division 15A is comprised of
clubs in Central and Southern
Oregon and northern California.
Club officials reported that the
weekend conference here was
highly successful, with a total of
161 Kiwanians and their wives at
tending from 25 clubs. Division
15. comprised of clubs in the wu
lamette Valley, joined with Divi
sion 15A for the annual confer
Sessions were held at the Bend
' The program concluded with an
inter - club luncheon on unaay
with Norm Symons, president of
the Bend Kiwams Club presiding.
Speaker at the luncheon was Dis
trict Governor Bedri Saad of
Spokane. Entertainment included
a vocal solo by Bob Kircher, Red
mond, accompanied on the piano
by Lois Gumpcrt of Bend.
At the opening of the confer
ence on Saturday The Rev. D. L.
Penliouow, Bend Kiwaraan, de
livered a memorial message in
honor of the late E. Ron Rice of
Medford. Mr. Rice was Pacific
N.W. District Governor at the
time of his recent death. His
wife was an honored guest at the
Presiding at the conference
meetings were U.-Gov. Merle E.
Foland, Division 15A and Lt.-Gov.
Wave Young, Division 15.
Attending were officers irom
the following clubs: A 1 1 u r a s ,
Calif.: Ashland, Bend, Coos Bay,
Coquille, Emerald Empire (Eu
gene), Eugene, Glide, oranis
Pass, Clayton, Calif.; Klamath
Falls, Llnkville, Medford, Prine
ville, Redmond, River Road (Eu
gene), Roseburg, Scappoose,
Springfield, Spokane, Tulelake,
(UPI) Walter Cornelius' ambi
tion to match President Kenne
dy's challenge by walking 50
miles was frustrated today by po
lice, who told him he would cre
ate a traffic hazard.
Cornelius, a 39year-old life
guard, had planned to walk all
50 miles on his hands.
DOW JONES AVERAGES
By United Press International
Dow Jones final stock averages:
30 industrials 713.77, off 4.31; 20
railroads 162.52, off 1.81; 15 utili
ties 139.25, off 0.36, and 65 stocks
252.86, off 1.61.
Saies today were about 4.09 mil
lion shares compared with 4.76
million shares Friday.
comment on his political future or
the effect the marriage might
have on his presidential aspira
tions. Before leaving Idlewild In
ternational Airport Sunday he told
"I know that some of you
would like to discuss politics. But
1 don't think that this is the time
or place for it. There will be time
for that later."
Both the governor and Mrs.
Rockefeller, an attractive brunette,
beamed with apparent happiness
Calif.; Winston-Dillard, and Vre-
A former Redmond Kiwanian,
Tommy Thompson, now of Clay
ton, Call., and his wife also at
Social activities included a golf
match and a dinner-dance Satur
NW Ski Patrol
to meet here
The 1964 meeting of Iho Pacific
Northwest Ski Patrol, a division
of a national group, will be in
Bend, with toboggan races to be
held at Bachelor Buctte.
This was the word brought here
by Don Peters, first aid chief of
the Bend Ski Patrol, and Buzz
Silvers, who attended the annual
meeting of the Northwest group in
Yakima, Wash., over Uie week
end. Officials present included
Charles Schobinger of Denver,
Colo., National Ski Patrol chair
man: Kurt Bean, Seattle, Wash.,
division chairman, and Dick
Brunswig, Medford, regional
To permit a further exchange
of ideas, the group decided to
reinstate the first aid and tobog
gan competition of earlier years,
and under this program the tobog
gan teams from the Northwest
The Northwest meeting in 1964,
about this Ume of year, will
bring some 100 ski patrolmen to
Bend. Discussed at the Yakima
meeting were various ski patrol
problems, first aid activities and
other work that is increasing in
scope as interest in skung con
Assisting with arrangements for
the 1964 meeting in Bend will be
the newly elected leaders of the
local ski patrol Dr. John Say,
Prinevillc, patrol leader; Bill
Shenk, Bend, assistant leader:
John Barton, Bend, secretary-
treasurer, and Don Peters, first
during their stops en route to the
ranch. At Idlewild, Rockefeller
said to newsmen It was "indeed
a very happy occasion and a very
great honor and pleasure to intro
duce you to someone you have
been looking for for a long time,
Mrs. Rockefeller appeared
slightly nervous as she faced
bank of microphones and said
"I'm very happv, and 1 know
you'll understand that I'm slight
ly overwhelmed at this moment."
High yesterday, el degrees. Low
last night, 40 degrees. Sunset
today, 7:11. Sunrise tomorrow,
SALEM (UPI) Debate on a
new constitution for Or eg on
opened in the House today, with
Democratic leadership predicting
Democrats will supply more than
half the 40 votes it needs to pass.
House Speaker Clarence Barton
predicted the document would get
20 to 24 votes from the 31 Demo
crats in the House,
Republican Minority Leader F.
. Montgomery of Eugene de
clined to estimate how many of
the 29 Republicans would vote for
it. GOP Gov. Mark HaUield, how
ever, has endorsed constitutional
If the document got a two
thirds vote of the House, and then
of the Senate, it would go to the
voters next May.
The proposed new constitution
would, replace Oregon's present
one. written 105 years ago and
amended 111 times.
Two Years Work
The Oregon Commission on Con
stitutional Revision, appointed by
action of the 1961 Legislature, be
gan writing a new document two
years ago. The commission's work
was submitted to the legislature
House and Senate committees
spent three and one half hours,
meeting jointly, going over the
document and revising parts of
The committees ended up with
a draft a little closer to Oregon'!
present constitution than the com
mission had proposed.
There were only a lew differ
ences between the two commit
The proposed constitution is less
than half the length of the pres
ent one. It contains 14 articles.
two of them transitional.
Tho new document would do
Get rid of obsolete provisions
in the present constitution.
Shift some provisions, and
many procedural details to the
statutes, a change that would in
crease flexibility of the document
for the future.
Make some substantive
The major substantive change
is Uiat proposed in the executive
branch, where the governor would
be made the single elective state
wide executive officer. He would
be checked by an elective.
wateh-dog" secretary of stats
with post-audit functions only. .
Executive agencies, boards and
commissions would be gathered
into 20 departments.
Even with House approval, the
new constitution would face an
uncertain future in the Senate.
Senate President Ben Musa told
newsmen a few hours before
House debate began, "I'm not en
chanted with it I'll vote against
it and let it go at that. I haven t
polled Senate members on their
views, and there will he no arm
twisting. . .
'I feel radical changes are un
necessary at this time. There has
been no major political scandal
in this state in 50 years. Adopting
one-man rule would be borrowing
trouble. The attorney general
should be elected, and should be
the peoples' attorney.
"There are some good things
in the new constitution, but I
think we would be wise to heed
the Oregon Bar suggestion that'
we give the proposal two wore
years of study."