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THE EVENING STAR Wmhington, D. C., MonWoy, August 13, 1962 'SUICIDAL TRIP' WASN'T Lone Youth Soils Pacific BAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 13 (AP>.—A Japanese youth who crossed the Pacific alone in a 19-foot sailboat on a diet of Japanese rice. beer, sake and fresh fish wants to stay in the United States two years to learn English. But the plans of Kenichi Horie, 23. of Osaka, are some what clouded by the fact that he arrived without passport, visa. immunization record, proof of financial stability or a sponsor. While the Immigration Serv ice. the Public Health Service and the Japanese consulate work on the problem, young Horie is staying at the home of a consulate employe in a sort of amiable protective custody. He sailed into San Francisco Bay yesterday after a three month voyage from Osaka. The surprised Coast Guard escorted him to St. Francis Yacht Har bor on the San Francisco ma rina and called for the Immi gration Service. With the aid of his Japanese- English dictionary Mr. Horie got across to officials his plan to stay two years and learn English. Then he passed around cups of saki to curious onlookers. The Coast Guard studied the little sailboat with small cabin forward and fpund only a tiny radio-direction finder, a sex tant and a compass. No auxil iary engine or radio communi cations gear encumbered the adventurer. “Obviously one hell of a navigator.” mused one Coast Guard man. Mr. Horie's family in Osaka was overjoyed at the news of his safe arrival. The Japanese government, which had given him up for dead, said it was astounded. Japan had denied Mr. Horie a passport on the ground the planned trip was suicidal. His family was against it, too, but explained that Mr. Horie was a determined, adventurous i youth. | Kennedy Back to Work After Change of Scene By the Associated Press President Kennedy flew home today from a weekend of sailing and relaxation off the Maine Coast, to prepare for a televised talk to the nation on taxes and the economy. Mr. Kennedy's Air Force jet landed at Andrews Air Force Base at 11:26 am..more than an hour after his planned ar-1 riyal time. He made the hop 1 to the White House aboard a helicopter. Rain and fog marred much of Mr. Kennedy’s weekend in Maine. Fog was partly to blame for his delayed departure. It held up his helicopter flight' from John’s Island to Bruns wick Naval Air Station and shrouded the naval base as the presidential jet took off. After several summer week ends at Hyannis Port. Mass.. Mr. Kennedy got a change of scenery this time, visiting Boothbay Harbor. Maine. He stayed at the Island Summer home of former heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney. The President got in some more sailing yesterday in the 62-foot Coast Guard yawl Manitou. But he was out only 2 hours and 20 minutes before Unions Want Inquiry Into Rail 'Poverty' By the Associated Press Railway labor organizations have asked Congress to inves tigate what they call "the pov erty’ myth” about railroads. In a letter to all members of Congress, the Railway Labor Executives Association said railroad corporation claims of poverty are false and are based solely on self-diagnosis. Association Chairman G. E. Leighty said in the letter that not only is the claim of pov erty false but "there is strong evidence that the assumed •poverty’ is the basis for a sub tle but successful public rela tions campaign to win Con gressional and public support for mergers, employe layoffs, reduction of passenger and other services and escape from regulations.” Urging a thorough Congres sional study of the railway in dustry, Mr. Leighty said rail way employes find it “difficult to join publicity-seeking ‘hand wringers’ when we note that United States railroads had at tained $11.4 billion in capital surplus and retained income at the end of 1960, an increase of $4.4 billion from 1950.” The railroads contend that “featherbedding” jobs un necessary to operation of their services—is costing up to SSOO million a year. Pending efforts to eliminate these jobs have brought about litigation be tween the unions and employ ers. coupled with a strike threat by the operating unions. In asking Congressional in quiry, the union association said the latest full-scale in quiry was the Truman-Wheel er investigation in the 1930 s and that “revealed that the railroads had evaded the law flagrantly by acquiring control of other railroads through such as holding companies.” JQII. -•• ■ ■ ■ ■'•'-'-'-'-V.'.vr.'.'" .'.T7 til • • 111 it I 11 11 . . J r.K. Kenichi Horie on the 19-foot boat he sailed from Japan to San Francisco.—AP Wirephoto. His father, Yoshio Horie, 48, i said Kenichi had heard thatj some Americans had crossed | I the Pacific in small boats "and j decided if they could do it, so could a Japanese.” He said Kenichi had pur-' i ichased the boat, Mermaid, i from his savings. The youth worked for his fa ther, an auto parts dealer, until he set sail May 12, from Nishi- ’ nomiya, a beer and sake pro duction center on Osaka Bay. : He arrived in apparent good i health, his only immediate need 1 a haircut. ! ( Mr. Horie proudly showed ‘ i returning to the Tunney home to work on his tax speech to the Nation tonight. Mr. Kennedy found the sail-'' Ing weather better yesterday, 'than Saturday when he spent ' I seven hours on the water. |' There was a mild breeze and ' : small swells rippled the At-!' lantic off the Maine coast Ex-1 perts said it was ideal weather i for a landlubber to be out. but i that the breeze was too slight : and the water too calm for a real yachtsman to have maxi-/ mum fun. Mr. Kennedy attracted a' crowd of about 500. many of them on boats moored in Booth bay Harbor, when he attended mass yesterday at Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church over looking the waters. He made the 10-mile trip to and from John’s Island on a 40-foot Coast Guard utility boat. The boat tied up at the fisherman's co-operative wharf.. He was accompanied by his sister, Pat Lawford, wife of actor Peter Lawford, and Paul B. Fay, Undersecretary of the Navy. The Lawfords, Mr. Fay and James A. Reed, Assistant Sec retary of the Navy, joined the President in his afternoon ! sailing. Look at 1963 Tax Plan Likely in Kennedy Talk By the Associated Press President Kennedy may offer an advance peek at his plans for a 1963 tax cut when he speaks to the Nation tonight on taxes and the lagging economy. Most observers in and out of Government were con vinced he would reject suggestions that a quick tax cut offers the best chance of averting any early recession. Mr. Kennedy was likely to give attention in his 7 p.m. EDT television-radio address to his stalled requests for stand by authority to cut taxes and launch a public works program in the event of a recession. If Congress should approve these! proposals, the door would be kept open for a possible tax cut later this year. Strong recommendations for| quick tax reductions have come! from such diverse quarters as: the AFL-CIO and the United States Chamber of Commerce. But those who were convinced that Mr. Kennedy would turn down the appeals said that for one thing, there is formidable, congressional opposition to the idea of considering a deficit expanding tax cut in the wan ing w’eeks of an election-year session. Business Pickup Also, major economic indica tors surveyed by Mr. Kennedy and key advisers at a White House conference Friday showed a moderate business pickup in July. But. perhaps equally im portant, the Treasury is fear ful that a 1962 tax cut would undermine administration ef forts to achieve a major reform of tax laws next year. It was learned that work on the 1963 reform bill was far enough advanced to permit dis closure of certain key details. Several officials said it seemed logical that Mr. Kennedy would seize this opportunity. To Kennedy merely Coast Guardsmen and report- I ers around his little sail boat. Everything was neat and in order from the wave-battered bow to the emblem of the rising sun on the stern. | His tiny cabin contained a soggy cardboard carton of books ranging from English grammars I and Japanese novels to ukulele i songbooks and navigation ta bles. A red plastic water container was still more than half full,' and a side cupboard contained instant coffee, instant cream, tiny canned Japanese plums, glass vials of liquid vitamins and, of course, a can opener. Pilot Uninjured In Richmond Crash Landing RICHMOND, Aug. 13 (AP). A disabled Beechcraft Bo nanza overshot an 800-foot 'section of foam-covered run way at Richmond’s Byrd Field during a crash landing yester day, but the plane skidded to a safe stop and the pilot es caped injury. The pilot. H. H. Tiffany of Green wood, discovered his ! landing gear would not go down when he attempted to land earlier at Emporia. He then flew to Richmond and circled the airport for two I hours to burn up his fuel. i Meanwhile, fire trucks of the 9217th Air Force Reserve Re covery Squadron—on duty at Byrd Field this week end—laid down a foam covering on run way 6. Officers said Mr, Tif fany came in too high and missed the foam area. Doctors of the recovery squadron examined Mr. Tiffany and declared him uninjured, though shaken up a bit. It was discovered after the crash landing that the landing gear would not extend because a retractable step leading to the cockpit had become jammed. Mr. Tiffany, a Waynesboro attorney, rented another plane after the accident and flew to meet his wife, Kay, and their 16-month-old daughter at Em . poria. 11 has said he will seek a top-to bottom cut in individual and :: corporate tax rates, effective | next January 1. He also has promised the resulting revenue loss would be only partly offset by elimination of certain special tax benefits now available to limited numbers of taxpayers. Tonight’s talk will be Mr. ’ Kennedy’s first address to the Nation since his March decision !to resume nuclear testing. All television and radio networks ; have scheduled broadcasts, some /live and some at later hours. While Mr. Kennedy could point tonight to record July prosperity, in terms of produc tion and incom, he has made no secret of his dissatisfaction with recent economic growth. Since January, the economy ' | has consistently fallen well be , low administration goals. r And while Mr. Kennedy has ; posed a number of bills aimed | at spurring growth and attack . ing recessions, they have moved . slowly, and uncertainly through I the congressional maze. It seemed likely that Mr. II Kennedy would urge favorable j action on a bill to encourage 11 business investment in more • modern equipment, by offering • them tax credits. The Treasury | has put great stock in this I measure, coupled with the re -1 cent reform of tax deprecia tion guide lines, as a means of ’ promoting EAL Predicts Full Service NEW YORK. Aug. 13 (AP). —Eastern Air Lines, hit by a six-week strike of union flight engineers, says it expects to resume full jet service by Au gust 23 and have the rest of its fleet operating not later than September 30. Referring to the August 23 resumption. 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LUdlow 2-7000 Serving Savers and Home Owners Since 1907 Flight Engineers International Association stemmed from a long-standing dispute with vari ous airlines over whether pilots or engineers would man the third seat in the cockpit when jet crews are reduced from four men to three. Several weeks ago, Eastern 1 resumed service on some of its 1,400 daily flights despite the strike, which still continues. Mr. Maclntyre’s statement came in a letter to stockholders and employes in whic he also announced that Eastern win permanently retire 34 twin engine Martin 4045. Abandonment of the Martin! aircraft “of course creates a surplus in our pilot group and also means our general employ ment level and our costs will be down even when back in full swing with all the remainder of our fleet," Mr. Maclntyre wrote. Young on Vacation Joseph Young is on vocation. The Federal Spotlight Column will be resumed on his return. Nehru Prepared To Begin Talks With Red China NEW DELHI, Aug. 13 (AP). —Prime Minister Nehru said today his government is pre pared for preliminary talks with Communist China to try to remove tensions and create a climate conducive to eventual discussion of their boundary dispute. But he repeated India's stand that actual border negotiations MjOd I RnlO union ffl I ■WWffw iii suKWMan ■ H Western grain fed beef ■ CHUCK STEAKS I 39' Western grain-fed beef ■ I CHUCK ROAST I I BONELESS fl I All Meat-No Waste ■ I ~ I Lean tender meaty I Stewing Beef I I BONELESS mQ c I Luscious, Sweet California I HONEYDEW I I MELONS I LARGE I ft I I EACH ■ PRICES EFFECTIVE THRU AUG. 14. WE RESERVE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES DOWNYFLAKE COLGATE FROZEN WAFFLES 2ft 33‘ Toothpaste DOWNYFLAKE, FROZEN “ FRENCH TOAST ft 29' CHOC. FLAVOR, MILK BOOSTER COCOA MARSH ’>’3s' CHOC. 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Mr. Nehru told Parliament this was a misunderstanding and a misconception of the government’s stand. Lost Penny Starts Salk Vaccine Fund CHATTANOOGA <AP). A lost penny started the whole thing. When someone at Erlanger Hospital lost a penny, it was taped to the top of a counter at the seventh-floor nursing sta tion. Others were added—and before long, more than 2,000 pennies were sticking to the counter. The nurses think they have a good thing going—for Salk vaccine.