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SALEM (LTD - A new consti
tution for Oregon, approved in a
dramatic House vote Monday,
headed today for the final fence
it must clear to reach the peo
ple: The Oregon Senate.
Us champion in the upper
chamber, Sen. Walter Pearson,
D-Portland, said he is "hopeful"
of its passage.
But Senate President Ben Musa,
D-The Dalles, called it prema
ture and ill-advised and said he
will vote against it.
Cov. Mark Hatfield said it
"could be this session's greatest
legacy," and added, "I hope the
Senate senses its opportunity."
The document cleared the
House with one vote to spare,
41-19, after three hours of debate
in a tense atmosphere of expec
tancy Monday. It needed a two-
Few showers; high Wedmsday
S5-40; low tonight ntar 40,
By lie S. Grant
Bulletin Staff Writer
All school districts in Deschutes
county approved levies exceeding
the six per cent limitation, in bud-
get and board elections Monday.
Budget opposition was heaviest in
the Terrebonne district, where
there were 46 yes votes and 40
The Redmond Union High
School district passed its budget
by slightly more than a two
thirds majority, with 254 yes
votes and 124 no's.
Dr. R. L. Unger was elected to
five-year term on the Redmond
Union High board, winning over
priday Holmes by only nine
votes. Dan Kilgore and Norm
Lantz, both uncontested, were
elected to three-year and two
year terms, respectively.
In the Redmond grade school
district, the levy carried 134-40,
and Mrs. Elizabeth H. Johnson,
unopposed was elected to a five
The Tumalo district levy was
approved 40-7. Duano Hayes and
Howard Hunt were elected to
five-year and two-year terms, re
spectively. In Sisters, the budget vote was
50 yes, 14 no, and Harold Bar
clay was elected without opposi
tion to a five-year term on the
The Cloverdale budget carried
19-5. There was competition for
board positions in both Cloverdale
and Terrebonne. Marjie Hender
son, Cloverdale, and Joe Howard,
Terrebonne, won five-year terms;
Donald Currier, Cloverdale, and
Robert Finzer, Terrebonne, three
Alfalfa district voters approved
their levy 154, and re-elected
Clyde Carlson and John Graver to
board positions on write-ins. Carl
son gets a five-year term; G ro
ver, a one-year term.
In Brothers, the levy passed,
and Nellie Constable, Mable Rose
' brook and Rodney Rosebrook
were named to five-year, four
year and three-year terms, each
with six votes.
Willard Bleything was elected
without opposition as member-at-large
on the Deschutes County
Rural District board. His name
appeared on ballots in all Des
chutes county voting places.
for 2 projects
Sixty thousand dollars in ac
celerated public works money has
been assigned Deschutes county
for two projects, according to in
formation received today from
Rep. Al Ullman, in Washington,
Of the $60,000, a total of $35,000
will be used for a greenhouse and
library conference unit at the new
Forest Service Silviculture Re
search Laboratory now taking fi
nal shape on Awbrey Heights, in
westside Bend. Paving is includ
ed. In the second allocation, $25,000
goes to access roads to the Red
mond smoke jumper air base,
soon to be developed into an area
Carl Berntsen, leader of the U.
S. Forest Service research office
of the Pacific Northwest Forest
and Range Experiment Station,
said the silviculture laboratory
bid opening will be May 23, in
Plans and specifications for the
Bend Silviculture Center project
will be available from the con
tracting officer. P.O. Box 3141.
809 N.E. Sixth Avenue, Room 202,
Portland 8. Oregon.
The Accelerated Public Works
program was signed into law by
President Kennedy on Sept. 14,
It needs yes votes from 20 of
the 30 senators to go on to the
people next May.
Signs are its fate in the more
conservative Senate will hang by
one or two votes.
Sen. Thomas Mahoney, D-Port-land,
predicted it will get only
16 voles on the Senate floor.
Pearson, chairman of the Sen
ate Committee on Constitutional
Revision, said he hopes the Sen
ate will "let the people decide."
' Pearson said he hopes his com
mittee, and the Senate, will ac
cept the House-passed measure as
is, to avoid the need to iron out
No "Arm Twisting"
Musa has the power to send the
document to another committee
instead of Pearson's to kill it. But
In school election
District No. J voters approve
budget by margin of 511-121
By Bill Yatas
Bulletin Staff Writer
Despite a relatively light turn
out, voters in Deschutes County
School District No. 1 approved the
1963-64 budget Monday by a de
cisive margin of 511 to 121.
The proposal was passed hand
ily at each of the five polling
In addition voters named two
members to the district's board
of directors, Carl Klippel and
Mrs. Shirley Susac. Neither had
Following is a tabulation of how
votes were cast in each of the
Junior High (bend) 114 22
Allen School (Bend) 163 38
Kenwood (Bend) .....i... 185 37
Young School . 1- 26 12
LaPine - 23 12
Total 511 121
The healthy margin given the
budget measure was somewhat
surprising to school officials, since
COC district voters give
levy okay by wide margin
By Phil F. Brogan
Bulletin Staff Writer
A preliminary check today
noon, with Madras the only large
precinct missing, indicated that
the Central Oregon Area Educa
tion District levy carried by a
vote of about 2'i to 1.
The vote, cast in Tuesday's
general school election in a dis
trict that embraces virtually all
of Central Oregon, was on a levy
of $144,510 for operation of Cen
tral Oregon College and Dona in
terest and redemption.
Two directors. Rupert Y a r K ,
from the Redmond Zone 6, and
Robert W. Chandler, Bend, rep
resenting Zone 7, were unop
posed in the district-wide elec
tion. Heavy Vote Cast
Missing from the bond levy vote
today noon were results of the
levy election in Madras, where a
heavy vote was cast on directors
in warm competition Monday.
The Central Oregon Area budget
vote was not to be counted until
this afternoon. Also missing was
the vote from the Ashwood area.
In the 1962 election creating the
big area district, Madras favored
the proposal by a slight majority.
and an adverse vote on the dis
trict bond issue was not expected
Bend area voters approved the
levy by a vote of 515 to 96. Red
mond backed the levy by a vote
of 151 to 48, and Sisters by a 51
to 12 vote. Tumalo turned in a
OREGON NATIONAL GUARD TANKS REACH BEND
Shown here are two of the five M48 medium tenls assigned
to Oregon National Guard units that reached Bend Monday.
Five flatcars ware used in bringing the five tanlts here from
Fort Lewis. Three of the tanks were assigned to the Bend ONG
Musa said "all things being
equal" it would go to the Con
stitutional Revision Committee,
which has been working on it all
session along with the House
"I'll vote against it and let it
go at that," Musa said. "There
will be no arm twisting."
The House was attentive, and
audiences filling the galleries lis
tened intently, during three hours
Rep. John Dellenback, R-Med-ford,
chairman of the House Con
stitutional Revision Committee,
challenged members to show the
"same real vision and courage"
to step into the future as were
shown by the drafters of Oregon's
present constitution 106 years ago.
Reading from records of 1857,
Dellenback said drafters then rec
light voting in the past has usual
ly resulted in closer decisions.
In last year s budget election.
district voters approved the mea
sure by a count of 626 to 253, a
margin of less than three to one,
compared with a margin of near
ly four and a half to one in Mon
Members of the board met at
the district clerk's office follow
ing close of the polls at 8 p.m. to
canvass the election results.
After studying the returns di
rectors moved on to other busi
ness, which included approval of
contracts for the following new
Donald E. Brostrom, Junior
High Science, $6440. Bachelor's
degree from Oregon College of
Education. Experience: 1V4 years
at Pedec, 3 years at lone, 1 year
at Halsey and 3 years at Albany.
Mrs. Leta Carol Clothier, Pri
mary, $4600. Bachelor's degree
from Kansas State Collage.
Mrs. Grace Hampton Edmonds,
favorable vote of 42 to 5. In Ter
rebonne, the vote was close, 43
yes, 40 no.
Culver, in Jefferson County fa
vored the levy in a 41 to 29 vote.
To the south, Gilchrist returned
a 50 to 4 favorable vote, and Fort
Rock gave unanimous approval
10 to 0. LaPine, part of the Bend
school district, voted 24 to 10 in
favor of the levy.
There was some opposition in
Crook County however. Powell
Butte turned in a 12 to 22 nega
tive vote, and Lone Pine a 17 to
17 tie vote. Howard opposed the
college levy, casting 11 to 4 votes.
The Post and Paulina votes were
still missing at noon.
At the Ochoco School gymnas
ium precinct in Prineville, the
levy was favored 59 to 51, and
at the Crooked River School, 157
Special to The Bulletin
PRINEVILLE The levy above
the six per cent limitation, for
the Crook County unified school
district, was passed by a three
fifths majority, in the school elec
tion yesterday. The vote was 295
for, 192 against.
Joe Stahanzyk was elected to a
five-year term on the board.
The turnout at the polls was
about 10 per cent of the register
expected on new
ognized their constitution would
some day be replaced by "a bet
"Oregon's present constitution
is a house in which Oregon has
lived for 106 years, which has
been repaired and patched 111
times," he said. "Now let us hold
on to the construction and design
that are good, but make t h e
changes that the changing times
The new constitution, less than
half the length of the present one,
sheds the obsolete, transfers
many details to the statutes, mod
ernizes language, clears up am
biguities, and "takes care of in
adequacies," Dellenback said.
Debate centered on the last
the substantive changes it would
make and particularly on the
executive branch of government.
Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon, Tuesday, May 7, 1963
Junior High Spanish, $7360. Bach
elor's degree from Lewis and
Clark, master's from Oregon Col
lege of Education. Experience: 1
year each at ML Dale, Wash.,
Diamond Hill, Oregon, Sutherlin,
Oregon, La Grande, Oregon; 2
years at Baker, Washington, 3
years at Ridgefield, Washington,
years at Umatilla, Oregon.
L. Glenn Hays, English, $7673.
Bachelor's from Oklahoma State
at Stillwater, Oklahoma. Experi
ence: 3 years at Nehalem, 1 year
at Scappoose, 3 years at Beaver
ton and 6 years at Burns.
George Hobbs, Junior High Arts
and Crafts, $7360. Bachelor's de
gree from Oregon State Univer
sity, master s also from Oregon
State. Experience: 3 years at
Sprague River, 4 years at Mer
rill, 3 years at Gilchrist, 9 years
at Chiloquin, 2 years at HiUsboro.
Russell Arlen Hollinshead, In
termediate grade,' $4600, Bache
lor's degree from Oregon College
Kenneth R. Nivens, Intermedi
ate grade, $6440. Bachelor's de
gree from Southern Oregon Col
lege. Experience: 1 year at Cot
tage Grove, 3 years at Ruch
(Jackson County), 3 years in
Grand Prairie District No, 14, Al
bany, Ore., 1 year in North Al
bany School District 34.
Mrs. Bette Jean Ruhl, Primary,
$5290. Bachelor's from Oregon
State University. Experience: 2
years at Albany, Oregon, 1 year
at Astoria, Ore.
Mrs. Laurie Kathryn Smith,
Senior High English, $4922. Bach
elor's degree fiom University of
Oregon. Experience: 1 year at
Thomas O. Temple, Junior High
Art, $5060. Bachelor's and mas
ter's degrees from University of
Oregon. Experience: Teaching as
sistant at University of Oregon
Ronald L. Wolf, head teacher
at LaPine, $5713. Bachelor's from
Seattle Pacific. Experience: 3
years at Edmonds, Wash.
Katherine Jane Auld, Primary,
$4600. Bachelor's degree from
Oregon State University.
Directors also accepted the res
ignation of Mrs. Judith Reese,
intermediate grade teacher at Al
In other business the board ap
proved a 179-day schedule for next
year and heard reports on sum
mer programs planned this year.
The latter include classes in re
medial work, music, driver train
ing and a new junior high school
course in geology.
Other summer programs in
clude curriculum workshops for
teachers in conservation, foreign
languages, social studies, mathe
matics, industrial arts and team
Board Chairman Bert Hagen
presided at the meeting.
unit, end two were taken "overland" to Redmond. The gun
vitible in these pictures is e 90 MM. Each tank alto carries
two machine guns, and each unit will be manned by a crew of
There the new document pro
vides for a single elective state
wide executive officer in place of
the present five. It removes the
limit on the number of terms a
governor may serve, and pro
vides for grouping of some 140
agencies, boards and commissions
into 20 departments with heads
appointed by the governor.
"Watchdog" Official Too
A companion article provides
for a "watch dog" secretary of
state, to be a check on all three
branches of government. He
would have only post-audit and
investigative duties, and no ad
Rep. Jake Bennett, D-Portland,
said the plan for reorganizing the
executive branch "could mean
life tenure for the governor, a
step toward dictatorship, rule by
as threat of
SANTO DOMINGO. Dominican
Republic (UPI) Government
workers called a general strike to
day as the immediate threat of
war with Haiti dissipated. The
country remained on a war foot
ing but appeared satisfied to let
the Organization of American
States mediate the dispute.
The Government Workers Fed
eration took advantage of the lull
in war talk to call their long
threatened strike in protest against
massive firings which the govern
ment of President Juan Bosch
claims are necessary to restore
the country's failing economic
The government sought to
brand the strike illegal, but union
leaders predicted it would be at
least 80 per cent successful. The
strike date was moved ahead 48
hours to today because of union
.anger over Bosch's angry attacks
on the -projected walkout.
As the war threat eased, Haiti
allowed five political refugees who
had been harbored in the Chilean
Embassy to leave the country
aboard a plane for New York.
Also on the plane was the Haitian
foreign minister who was flying to
New York to press his country's
demand for a United Nations Se
curity Council hearing on cun-
plaints of aggression against the
Haitian President Francois Du-
valier Monday demanded an im
mediate session of the United Na
tions Security Council to consider
charges of "planned aggression"
by the Dominican Republic.
Edna Copenliaver, 45, of 25
Louisiana, was brought to St.
Charles Memorial Hospital Mon
day afternoon for treatment of in
juries received in a one-car acci
dent on the Bend-Burns Highway,
just east of Pilot Butte.
A police ambulance driver said
her westbound car struck a con
crete bridge railing, and the im
pact bounced the vehicle across
and over the highway. Mrs. Co
penhaver reportedly suffered se
vere cuts about the face and
throat, and had teeth knocked out.
Word of Mrs. Copenhaver's con
dition was not immediately avail
TED WEEMS DIES
TUI.SA, Okla. (UPI) Band
leader Ted Weems, who became
famous during the 1930s and 40's
with such hits as "Heartaches"
and "The Martins and the Coys,"
died Monday night in a Tulsa hos-
i pita of a lung ailment.
"We should not do anything
that might weaken or destroy
what for years has been good gov
ernment in Oregon," he said.
Dollenback replied the intent of
the new document is to make the
executive, legislative and judicial
branches "each responsible, visi
ble." "They shall operate as checks
and balances on each other, but
there shall not be checks and
balances within each branch to
destroy efficiency," he said.
"The control is still in the leg
islature's hands," he added. It
would be up to the legislature to
decide how to reorganize the ex
Speaker Clarence Barton relin
quished his gavel to make a rare
speech on the floor In support of
iMinii -Kin V tWtm -infir mnM
GAIL M. THOMAS
Band man heads SAF lection
A Bend man, Gail M. Thomas,
private consulting forester who
I for 16'A years was a district for-
ew. engineer wiui me western
Pine Association, has been elect
ed chairman of the 1600-member
Columbia River Section of the So
ciety of American Foresters.
Not only will the section, sec
ond largest in the United States,
be headed in the coming year by
a Bend man, but the section will
hold its 1964 convention In Bend.
It is expected that more than 300
foresters will attend.
Thomas submitted the success
ful bid for Bend as the 1964 con
The Central Oregon Chapter of
the SAF, headed by George H.
Boyesen, Prineville, will be host
group at the 1964 convention.
Bend was named convention city
for the coming year at the Colum
bia River section meeting in
Longview, Wash., this past week
end. Attending the Longview SAF
convention from Central Oregon
was a delegation headed by Boye
sen, with Gene Sloniker, also of
Prineville, as his assistant. Also
attending were Carl Berntsen,
who heads the Bend Research
Center, and A. A. Poust, Des
chutes National Forest supervi
sor. Hans Milius and George Hanna
attended from Brooks Scanlon,
Inc., and Bill Steers from Gil
christ. Also present was Bud
Schlick, from the Indian Service,
get under way
Beginners' Day programs for
prospective first graders in t h e
Bend Public Schools are continu
ing through the week. Programs
will bo held Wednesday at Ken
wood and Kingston, Thursday at
Allen and Marshall, and Friday
at Rcid-Thompson and Yew Lane.
Registration for children begins
at 1:15 p.m. in each school, with
the program to start at 1:30. Par
ents of children who will be six
on or before Nov. 15, 1963, are
urged to take their beginners to
the school nearest their home.
Invitations have been sent to
homes where children to start
school In the fall are known to
At each program, there will be
a talk by Mrs. J. E. Hyatt, spec
ial education teacher in the sys
tem, on school readiness; a rep
resentative of the Tri County
Health Department, a representa
tive of the parents and the area
Miss Hiltje Hubbard and Mrs.
Marge Snider will share the
speaker's duties for the health de
partment; Mrs. Walter Smead
and Mrs. lone Rhodes for the par
ents. Beginners' Day programs were
held Monday t I .a Pine and to
day at Young.
"The problems of 1857 were not
the problems of 1963," he said.
"We need a constitution to deal
with the problems of today."
He said the voters gave a man
date for revision when they ap
proved a "package" method of
revision three years ago.
In addition to debate over re
organization of the executive
branch, the House refought the
battle of reapportionment on a
motion to send the document back
Rep. Don McKinnis, R-Summer-ville,
said land area should be
considered. The proposed consti
tution keeps the present legisla
tive apportionment plan. McKin
nis' motion lost, 39-21.
Members of the House commit
tee gave a team presentation of
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.
(UPI) America today successful
ly orbited a new Telstar commu
nications satellite that may beam
the first live intercontinental tele
vision pictures of a manned flight
into space next week.
The National Aeronautics and
Space Administration announced
at 9:21 a.m. PDT that the 175
pound Telstar-2 "is in orbit" and
that "signals are being received
Scientists planned to transmit
the first television signals to the
new moonlet at 5:30 p.m. PDT
today. The transmission was ex
pected to consist of a video test
pattern to determine how well the
complex satellite could do its job.
The near-perfect shot also raised
hopes that Telstar-2 may transmit
to Europe live television pictures
of the space flight of U.S. Astro
naut L. Goraon Cooper Jr., now
set for next Tuesday.
These television signals would
be sent by land line from Cape
Canaveral to Andover, Maine, and
flashed from there to the satellite
speeding across the Atlantic be
tween North America and Europe.
If all goes well, Telstar-2 will
amplify the pictures and beam
them back to ground stations in
England and France where they
will be transmitted into the homes
of millions of viewers on the Eu
Telstar-2 is the third U.S. tele
vision-relay satellite. The first,
Telstar-1, was launched in July,
1962, and is now dormant. The
second, NASA's Relay, was fired
in orbit last Dec. 13.
Telostar-1 flashed live scenes
from baseball games and a presi
dential news conference to Europe
after it went into orbit last year.
The new satellite rode into space
at 4:38 a.m. PDT today in the
nose of a 90-foot Delta rocket that
scored its 17th success in a row
in the process.
The American Telephone ana
Telegraph Co. (AT&T), which
shelled out $3 million to finance
the shot as a private space ven
ture, based its hopes for success
on two points of experience:
The ball-shaped satellite is al
most identical to Telstar-1, which
thrilled millions of television
Special to The Bulletin
MADRAS The turnout at the
polls for the school election Mon
day was the largest in the mem
ory of local school officials, with
877 voters casting ballots in the
first election of the new Madras
The budget carried with 543
yes votes, to 314 no's.
Four men and one woman were
elected to the district board, from
a field of 14 candidates. Robert
Lundy won the five-year term by
polling the largest number of
Others named to the board are
Dr. C. W. Mehlenbeck, 459; Ken
neth Harris, 437; Mrs. Paul Dwi
gans, 360, and Louis Kowolow
ski, 360. They will serve terms of
four, three, two and one years,
DOW JONES AVERAGES
By United Press International
Dow Jones final stock averages:
30 industrials 712.55, off 1.22; 20
railroads 162.82, up 0.30; 15 utili
ties 138.99. off 0.26, and 65 stocks
252.61, off 0.25.
Sales today were about 4.14
million shares compared with 4.00
million shares Monday.
the document. Rep. Shirley Field,
R-Portland, noted the legislative
and judicial branches are left
much as they are now.
Supporters said the document
retains Oregon's own traditions,
while providing new flexibility
and efficiency in dealing with the '
problems of a growing state,
SALEM (UPI) - Voting against
a new constitution in the Oregon'
House were Reps. Victor Atiyeh,
Jake Bennett, Robert Chappel,
Ray Dooley, George Flitcraft,
William Gallagher, Clinton Haight,
Stafford Hansel!. Norman Howard,
Carrol Howe, Winton Hunt, Don
McKinnis, Katherine Musa, Juan
ita Orr, W. S. Ouderkirk, Grace
Peck, Joe Rogers, Robert Smith,
and Ed V.'helan.
High yesterday, 56 degrees. Low
last night, 36 dagrtes. Sunset '
today, 7:16. Sunrise tomorrow,
viewers with "live" scenes from
a U.S. baseball game and presi
dential press conference flashed
to Europe, and views of the
Parisian Folies Bergiere and
other scenic wonders from the
European continent to America,
The three-stage Delta rocket
has become a missile scientist's
dream. The slender, white boost
er had run up an unprecedented
string of 16 straight space shot
successes going into today.
Scientists hoped to put Telstar-1
into a broad, oval-shaped orbit
ranging from 575 miles to 6,560,
miles above earth. . ...
okay to items
By Gerald Drapeau
Bulletin Staff Writer
The Bend city budget commit
tee moved rapidly through sever
al budget items last night in city
hall, while holding their discus
sions within the designated two
hour time limit.
The board gave tentative ap
proval to most of the items stud
ied, making alterations where it
Up by $10,285.21 is this year's
proposed allotment for the City
Fire Department, set at $121,818.
Raising the figure significantly
are costs requested for the first
phase of a fire alarm system, to
be acquired and installed over a
five-year period at a total approx
imate expenditure of $16,730. Lo
cal firemen would install the sys
tem, stcp-by-step, during their
work time, hence lowering ex
penses considerably. Also raising
the fiscal figure is this year's pay
ment on the house and lot adja
cent to the fire house, removed to
the budget from the reserve fund,
and an estimated $1,000 for a com
pressor and Cascade system for
the refilling of air tanks.
This year's proposed engineer
ing budget is up by $4,063.10 from
the 1962-63 $11,163.90 figure. The
budget would assign all engineer
ing costs incurred by the City to
the engineering budget, to allow
that all engineering be provided
at City expense for street im
provement projects. Previously
only three months of the engi
neering budget was charged to
these improvement accounts.
An increase of $1,216 for airport
expenditures was requested by a
special airport committee and
tentatively approved by the bud
get committee. Extra fund3 would
provide for lengthening of the
north - south runway and the
grading and maintaining of the
two existing runways. An addi
tional $1,000 in reserve funds,
for future improvements, could
later be matched by federal or
A decrease of funds for general
government expenditures was al
so given tentative approval by the
board. Proposed allotment is $45,
525, down $6,701.90 from $52,226.
90. Costly office equipment last
year was responsible for heavy
general government expenditures.
An additional $1,400 this year
toward street lighting is in ac
cordance with a plan submitted
by a special street and lights
committee. Over a five-year per
iod the City Intends to provide
lights for all Bend intersections,
adding about 31 new lights each