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3 to. to of i',£:J.s sippi Jacfrson, Kiss* Conp* tide table ■■ ■ ■ WKM H I flBSk Bk H H ^SSlk I HH weather forecast Mouth Pascagoula River H ' M * | R ■& ■ ■ «T ■ L Mostly cloudy through Friday with ^H|^B ^H|| ^B MM ■ kr ■ am. 1:43 a. . ■ m M ^LJm ■ TK ■ Wk^fc. |L low Friday 60. ■ ■ ■ ■■ ■ m il Rainta" Wednesday, River stage at Merrill 2.1, no change _. ..— VOLUME 118-NUMBER 258 PASCAGOULA AND MOSS POINT, MISSISSIPPI, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 21, 1963_«_24 PAGES-2 SECTI0NS-5c SANITARY FILL???—Garbage is being dumped and burned along the shoulder of Old Highway 90 between Pascagoula and Gautier—site of the new city dump which city fathers said would be a sanitary fill operation. This type operation is where garbage is dumped in a low area and immediately covered with dirt, causing no odors, flys or smoke. (Chronicle photo) Kennedy Defends Space Program In Texas Talk Hoffa Lawyer Is Disbarred, Bribe Charged NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UPI) - Two federal judges ruled Wed nesday that an attorney for Teamsters President James R. Hoffa was guilty of an attempt to bribe a prospective juror and disbarred him. The court accused attorney j Z. T. Osborn Jr., of conspiring to offer $10,000 for a vote of acquittal when Hoffa goes on: trial on jury tampering charg es. The judges said Osborn, a minister’s son and former; assistant U.S. district attorney,i tried to have a “middle man” i approach one of 36 prospective jurors in the trial scheduled next Jan. 6. Hoffa has six co-defendants in the jury tampering trial. He faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and $25,000 fine If convicted. The union boss and the others are charged with trying to in fluence by bribes and other means members of the jury in Hoffa’s conspiracy trial here last year. That hearing ended in a mis trail when the jury was unable to agree on whether or not Hoffa had shared in an alleged $1 million kickback from a trucking firm. Osborn, the attorney who won the landmark Supreme Court ruling on Tennessee reappor tionment, has represented Hof-1 fa since the conspiracy trial. The disbarment applies only to U.S. District Court here. But criminal action and other dis barment proceedings may also be filed. Federal Judges William E. Miller and Frank Gray Jr., said Osborn admitted he spoke to city policeman Robert D. Vick about contacting Ralph A. El liott, a prospective juror. The court said in a Nov. 11 meeting with Osborn, Vick car ried a concealed recording de vice and turned a taped tran script of the conversation over to federal agents. Miller and Gray said on the basis of the evidence, “the court is convinced, and so finds that the respondent (Osborn) is guilty of a nattempt to improp erly influence the juror El- j liott...” I T Latest Stocks | Supplied by Merrill, Lynch, Fierce, Fenner A Smith Inc. Volume .2,520,000 DOW JONES Industrials .737.87 off 4.191 Rails .170.23 off 1.07! 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Eyewitnesses among a crowd of about 50 persons said they saw the three Soviet planes cross the Iranian border and chase the twin-engine survey aircraft. They said the Mig fighter opened machine gun fire on the Iranian plane which immedi ately caught fire and crashed at a point north of the town of Meshed, well inside Iranian ter ritory. Two Iranian specialists were killed in the crash, officials said, but the pilot survived, be ing hurled about 50 yards out of his burning cockpit and picked up unconscious by on lookers. He was hospitalized with injuries. The unexplained incident came while Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev was visiting Iran on a seven-day goodwill visit. Walker Wants 'True American' For President NEW ORLEANS (UPI)-For mer Gen. Edwin A. Walker said Wednesday he hoped the United States will elect a “true Amer ican for president, which we haven’t had in the last four presidents.” Walker, in New Orleans to visit friends, declined to say wrhom he would endorse for president. But he said he hoped Alabama Gov. George Wallace would enter presidential primar ies, and added he was still “watching” Arizona Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater. Walker said Wallace “is a wonderful man and is doing a great job.” Walker was asked if he might be candidate. He said he was “110 per cent busy” working to defeat the Kennedy administra tion. He said he could not find any support for President Kennedy during his tour of the South. “I have yet to find one man who says he will vote for Kennedy,” he said. Walker blamed most of the nation’s current problems on the United Nations. - 1 side San Antonio. Speaking against the back ground of the medical labora tories at Brooks AFB, the Pres ident said too many Americans assumed that space research was without value here on earth. Points Out Example In his prepared speech, he pointed out, for example, that wartime development of radar gave the world the transistor and that “research in space medicine holds the promise of substantial benefits for those of us who are earth-bound.” “For our effort in space is not, as some have suggested, a competitor for the national re sources needed to improve our living standards,” he added. “It is instead a working part ner and co-producer of these resources.” Sen. J. William Fulbright, D Ark., has led efforts to cut the space budget for fiscal 1964 and has been critical of the project ed cost of the moon-shot pro gram, saying some of these funds could be better spent on earth programs such as educa tion. Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower also has been highly critical of the amouftt of money being committed to the moon program. Cut Space Funds Shortly before the President left Washington, the Senate went along with the House in cutting space agency funds for next year to $5.1 billion from the $5.7 billion requested by the administration. While expressing determina tion that the space program would move ahead, Kennedy cautioned against expecting too much too soon. “Let us not be carried away with the grandeur of our vi sion,” he said. “Many weeks and months and years of long, hard tedious work lie ahead. There will be set-backs and frustrations and disappoint ments. There will be pressures for our country to do less and temptations to do something else. But this research must and will go on. The conquest of space must and will go ahead. That much we know. That much we can say with confi dence and conviction.” Barnett To Talk BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (UPI) —Gov. Ross Barnett is sched uled to give the main address at dedication ceremonies here Saturday for the newly remod eled auditorium at Whitworth College. To Cut Troops In Viet Nam HONOLULU (UPI) -Approxi mately 1,300 American troops now serving in South Viet Nam will be returned home within the next two months, according to top-level foreign policy plan ners for the United States. The announcement was made Wednesday at the close of a se cret one-day meeting of high ranking U.S. military and civil ian leaders at the Pearl Har bor headquarters of Adm. Har ry D. Felt, U.S. commander in chief, Pacific. ♦ 4 U2 Missing In Gulf, On Cuba Surveillance Congo Nobs 3 Russians, Retaliation? LEOPOLDVILLE (UPI)-Con go police seized a third Russian today in apparent retaliation for suspected Soviet support of subversives seeking to over throw the pro-Western govern ment of Premier Cyrille Adoula. Police dragged a Russian journalist out of his bed and took him into custody. The ac tion followed the arrest Tues day of two Soviet diplomats who are still being held. The arrested diplomats also were manhandled by Congolese police when they refused to per mit security officers to search their briefcases. The fate of the diplomats, Boris Voronin and Yuri Maiko tnykh, remained unknown. Vor onin was described as an em bassy counselor and Maikot nykh as a press attache. There has been no official word on the incident involving the diplomats from the Congo lese government for more than 36 hours despite a stiff protest by the Soviet Union. The diplo mats were taken into custody by Congolese state police. Well informed diplomatic sources in Leopoldville said the Congolese government may soon declare most Russian and Czech diplomatic personnel in the capital “persona non grata.” They said it was unlike ly the Congolese government would break off diplomatic re lations, but that it probably would permit the two Commu nist countries to leave a skele ton staff in Leopoldville to handle embassy affairs. The Soviet journalist detained today was identified as Benik Beknazar - Yuzbashev. 35, who arrived in the Congo a month ago to open a bureau for the Communist news agency Novis ti in Leopoldville. Child's Injured After Darting In Front Of Car Five-year-old Darlene Greg ory was admitted to Singing Ri ver Hospital with skull injuries about 8 a.m. today after being struck by an automobile near her home on East Convent Street in Pascagoula. She is daughter of the I. V. Gregorys of 713 East Convent Street, said police. According to investigating of ficers, Lt. Bill Pope and Ptn. R. H. Maxwell, the child stopped before crossing Convent, then darted in front of the vehicle driven by Charles Eugene Moore, 32, of Gonzalez, Fla. Police were told by witnesses the accident was unavoidable on the part of the driver. Darlene was taken by Jackson County Mortuary ambulance to the hospital, where officials re ported her condition as fair. The mishap occured 250 feet west of 8th Street, said police. “SITTING PURTY”—Sandra Lewis. Hinds College freshman and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lewis of Moss Point. Sandra doesn’t always dress or look like this, but her sophomore friends got to her on Freshman Day before the photographer. Each week a picture is taken of some girl on Hinds campus for a “Hinds Honey.” Sandra is in the Gilfoy School of Nursing in Jackson. She was winner of a Becky Bacot Scholarship for Nurses and was graduated from Moss Point High School in 1962. Preliminary College Plans For County Are Approved I - The Chronicle To Be Published On Thanksgiving The Chronicle will be pub lished on next Thursday, Thanksgiving, for the first time. The newspaper hereaft er will observe only one holi day, Christmas, with a double issue the day before. Other wise the paper will be publish ed on July 4, Labor Day and all other holidays. County CD Unit Will Participate In National Test Jackson County civil defense units will take part in a national ; survey to test the time required for a message to move through the warning system, Marcus : Dalton, Pascagoula civil defense director said today. The system touches cities and towns of 1000 population or more. Besides testing the speed that messages are received, the sur vey will also indicate points where improvement is needed. The test will be made between i Nov. 25 and 29. Preliminary plans for junior college buildings in Jackson and Harrison Counties were ap proved by trustees of the Gulf Coast Junior College District in a meeting yesterday at Per kinston. Progress Slow For United Fund Drive Is Report Progress has slowed down con siderably in the area United Fund Campaign, Secretary John Grant said today. “Total collections reported Nov. 19, amount to only $18,753,” Grant said, “far below our ex pectations.” “However, we expect some ; good returns from industry’s in plant canvassing, which should brighten the picture to some ex tent”. Grant said the drive this year has been plagued by a shortage of manpower. His office still has about 250 prospect canvassing cards, and volunteers are need ed to push the drive. Anyone willing to work in the j campaign is urged to call SO 2 7663. Cards will be delivered to all prospective workers, Grant i said. The planners, led by Secre tary of State Dean Rusk and Defense Secretary Robert Mc Namara, issued a brief formal statement at the close of the meeting — which apparently was devoted entirely to the fu ture position of the United States in South Viet Nam. The statement, given to news men by McNamara’s public af fairs officer, Arthur Sylvester, said that a contingent of 300 U.S. troops would leave South Viet Nam Dec. 3, and an addi-; tional 1,000 would leave near the end of the year. Officials said there are at present 16,500 U.S. troops as sisting and training the Vietna mese. The statement said reports received by the planners “indi cated establishment of excellent working relations between U.S. officials and members of the new Vietnamese government.” “In general, information re ceived at the conference indi cates an encouraging outlook for the principal objective in . •«? South Viet Nam — the success ful prosecution of the war against the Viet Cong Commu nist,” Sylvester said. He was joined in the press briefing by Robert Manning, deputy secretary of state for public affairs, who said every aspect of the situation in South Viet Nam was covered during the morning session of the meeting. “Nothing was reported or said which indicates any forth coming major change in U.S. policy,” he added. The report was presented by the chairman of the building committee, C. L. Dees of Stone County and its approval gave authorization to architects to proceed with final building plans. The committee to select names for the two colleges will present its selections at the next meet ing. Trustees authorized the invest ment of $150,000 in short-term government notes. The money will come from the building fund which won’t be used until construction is started. Contracts were awarded to Smith Bakery Co. of Hattiesburg for bread for the school cafe teria and to Martin School equip ment Co. of Jackson for a filing cabinet. Advertisements will be placed for printing the school’s catalog and for beverage dispensers for i the cafeteria. j State Budget To Be In Black By End Of The Year JACKSON (UPI)-Budget ex pert Earl Evans predicted Wednesday the state will be about $3 million in the black at the end of the current fiscal year if current trends con tinue. But he warned the next legis lature will be faced with rais ing at least $19.5 million to pro vide for built-in increases in ex penditures if the state continues programs established by past sessions. Evans, director of the State Commission on Budget and Ac counting, told a local civil club Mississippi was at the “top of the heap” in taxable areas, but said continued growth is neces sary to “save us from levying more confiscatory taxes than we already have.” “The thing that has saved us so far is enormous economic growth over the past several years,” he said. Is Possible Cubans Shot Plane Down KEY WEST, Fla. (UPI)-An oil slick and bits of debris were located today in the Gulf of Mexico where a high-flying U2 reconnaissance plane crashed Wednesday during an apparent surveillance flight over Com munist Cuba. The Navy said divers were en route to the scene and BULLETIN WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Defense Department said to day that a Navy diver had located the wreckage of a high-flying U2 plane which disappeared Wednesday after a reconnaisance mission over Cuba but no trace of the pilot. would attempt to raise any wreckage that was spotted. The Strategic Air Command said there was no evidence of hostile action and theorized the jet plane experienced mechani cal trouble. There was no sign of the pi lot, identified as Capt. Joe E. Hyde Jr., 33, of LaGrange, Ga. Military sources in Washing ton did not discount entirely the possibility of a Cuban at tack on the U2. If it had been shot over Cuba, the high - flying plane could have glided as far as the area where it crashed. It was a U2 that discovered the Soviet missile buildup in Cuba last year and similar planes have kept the island under surveillance since. SAC headquarters in Omaha, Neb., announced the crash. Sources said the pilot did not radio any indication of trouble, but the lack of such a report was inconclusive since the ra dio cuts off when the engine of the U2 fails. It was the second known crash of a U2 “spy” plane during a Cuban overflight. Maj. Rudolf Anderson Jr., 35, of Greenville, S.C., was killed when a U2 went down in Cuba on Oct. 27, 1962, during the height of the Cuban crisis. It was a camera in a sleek black U2, described by Allen W. Dulles, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), as the most important espionage breakthrough of th® 20th century, that first spotted Soviet missiles in Cuba in Oc tober, 1962. The missiles were withdrawn after a tension-packed show down between the United States and Russia but the U2s h*ve continued to fly over Cuba to make certain the weapons aren’t returned. + * ★ Wife Of Pilot Still Has Hope LELAND, Miss. (UPI) - Tfa* wife of the pilot of a U2 recon naissance plane which crashed in the Gulf of Mexico said to day she was not giving up hope that her husband would be found safe. “I’m a stubborn optimist,’* said Mrs. Marianne Hyde. “I believe my husband is going to be all right. And I refuse to be (Continued On Page Two) Weather CLOUDY, MILD Mobile Vicinity: Mostly cloudy through Friday with scattered showers. South winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. High today 78, low Friday 60. Coastal. East and southeast winds 8 to 18 knots and partly cloudy to cloudy weather today, tonight .and Friday. Middle <|alf: East and south east wiri&sfu to 20 knots and partly cloudy weather todoy, to night and Friday; a few show ers. • *- * > 'I