The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 16, 1967 · Page 16
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 16, 1967
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6-Algona (la.) Upper Des Mo!n«l Thursday, .Jov. 16, 1967 WASHINGTON Many-Go-Round WASHINGTON - The relationship between Secretary of Defense McNamara and his commander in Vietnam, Gen. William Westmoreland, has turned suddenly frosty. McNamara has been critical of Westmoreland for utilizing only one out of four enlisted men for combat. The general, in turn, has been critical of McNamara's scheme to build an electronic barrier along the DMZ. His Marines have taken heavy casualties in order to hold the stretch where the obstacle system is to be installed. Construction crews also have been attacked while working in the stifling jungle heat. The feeling tetween the two men has become so abrasive that Westmoreland toldaideShe would resign from a French tennis club in Saigon after lie heard that McNamara had made a disparaging crack about his playing tennis every afternoon. The chances are excellent that Westmoreland will soon be replaced by Gen. Creighton Abrams. - o - - CONTAMINATED CANDY - The cryptic official announcement by the Food and Drug Administration didn't tell the full story of the contaminated M & M candy that was discovered shortly before Halloween - too late to prevent thousands of pounds from being passed out to children on their trick-or-treat rounds. The contaminated candy was discovered by Food and Drug inspectors in Dallas, Newark and New Orleans, but it had been distributed throughout the United States. An estimated 90,000 pounds, shipped out in late September and early October, was suspect. M & M recalled the questionable lots, but less than half still DREW PEARSON remained in the warehouses. It isn't known yet exactly how much of the candy reached consumers before it was caught. The contamination could cause flu-like symptoms hut is not considered otherwise dangerous. - o - -SOAKING THE POOR- Social workers in the Negro ghettos have complained that some food chains charge more for food in stores serving impoverished Negroes than they do in stores catering to affluent whites. In other words, these chains charge the highest prices to the customers least able to pay them. In fact, Washington investigators have accused one chain of hiking prices even more on the days that welfare recipients receive their checks. The Federal Trade Commission is now investigating these charges in the Washington area. Meanwhile, Congressional investigators also have discovered that some chain stores have been loading their shelves, particularly in the ghettos, with food that has been rejected by the Defense Supply Agency as unfit for consumption by U. S. troops. Some of the cans and packages even contain false labels claiming the food meets government specifications. As a result, the Federal Trade Commission will expand its investigation of price discrimination to other cities besides Washington. Also, Rep. Ben Rosenthal, DN. Y., will hold public hearings on price discrimination in New York City, St. Louis, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Charleston, W. Va., and will conduct a thorough investigation into sales of government- rejected food to civilians. - o - - AID TO ARABS- Ruptured relations between Egypt and the United States haven't prevented Dictator Nasser from maintaining excellent relations with two American oil companies, Standard of Indiana and Phillips Petroleum. He is counting on these U. S. companies to produce enough oil in Egypt to make up for the loss of the Sinai oil fields captured by the Israelis. Standard of Indiana has joined with the Egyptian government in a joint venture, under the name of Pan American Oil, to develop a rich oil field 60 miles south of Cairo. Phillips, in another joint venture, is drilling for oil at El Alamein .in the western desert. Meanwhile, President Johnson lias given Jordan's King Hussein private assurances that the arms embargo against his country will be lifted. Hussein put the President on the spot by shopping for arms in Moscow just before coming to Washington. A shipment of supersonic F-105 jets, previously promised by the U.S., will be delivered early next year. The U. S. Air Force is now training 23 Jordanian pilots to fly these jets. In order not to attract attention, they are training at scattered fields - 16 in Texas, four in Arizona, two in Georgia and one in Oklahoma. Even the 16 in Texas are training at half a dozen different bases. - o -EXIT ONE TALKER - Several weeks before Leroy Collins foresook Washington to run for the Senate in Florida, his relationship with President Johnson had become strained. The inside story can now be told of the incident that ruptured their friendship. Previously, Collins had been LBJ's trouble-shooter on race relations. A warm personal bond developed between them as Collins courageously stuck his neck out for the President on racial problems. Collins rushed to Los Angeles, for example, to represent the President after the Watts riots. Then a news story out of Los Angeles quoted a government official as saying the government had not done enough soon enough. Now, nothing infuriates President Johnson more than to have subordinates give unauthorized statements to the press. He Wed Recently, Bancroft Diane Marie Vaske became the bride of Willis Dean Bellinger in a double ring ceremony Nov. 4 at St. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft. Msgr. Zeno Reising officiated for the 10:30 a.m. nuptials. A reception for 250 guests was held at the Bancroft Ballroom following the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Vaske of Bancroft and Mr. and Mrs. Clair Bollinger of Lone Rock. Mrs. William O'Donnell was her sister's matron of honor. Janice and Janet Vaske, sisters of the bride, were bridesmaids. William O'Donnell was best man and serving as groomsmen were Charles Doyle and John Mescher. Ushers were Thomas Vaske and Marvin Bollinger, brother and cousin of the bridal couple. The newlywedstookaone-week wedding trip to the Ozarks in Missouri. Mrs. Bollinger is a 1965grad- uate of St. John's School and also a graduate of LaJames College of Hairdressing at Mason City. She is employed at Sheakley's Beauty Salon in Algona. Her husband, a 1964 graduate of Sentral High School, is serving with the U. S. Army. Hetookhis basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., was stationed at Ft. Devens, Mass., and served in South Korea for the past 13 months. He now will be stationed in Germany. Albania is. still the only communist country which follows the Peking line. However, the Pathet Lao in Laos also are taking their orders from Peking. In addition, the communist parties in Burma, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines and Thailand appear to be under Chinese discipline, and Cuba, North Korea and North Vietnam still maintain good relations with China. So the Red Chinese are still giving the Kremlin a lot of trouble. - o - - HOUSE LEADERSHIP BLAMED - Nearly five months after money was supposed to be voted for a new anti-poverty program, that money, as of last week, had not been voted. And for a time antipoverty workers were working without salary. Chief reason for this inexcusable delay was the well-known opposition of Republican leaders to the anti-poverty program. Not well known is another reason: The ineptness of Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives. Here is the backstage story of what happened last week. On Monday, gaunt, gray John McCormack, D-Mass., the beloved but fumbling Speaker, scheduled a full-dress debate and a vote on the anti-poverty bill. However, Speaker McCormack also placed 21 other bills on the ahenda ahead of the anti-poverty vote. They included such chicken-feed measures as the transfer of three plots of land owned by the federal government in Lander, Wyo., the naming of a federal office building in Detroit, the extension of Secret Service protection to Mrs. Kennedy and her children, and the cancellation of construction costs at the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. telephoned Collins and demanded to know whether he was the government official who had been quoted. Collins denied it. White House aides, however, spoke privately to the reporter who had written the story, and he said Collins had given him the statement. Later, back at the White House, the President confronted Collins and again asked whether he was the source. Again Collins denied it. The President, obviously disbelieving him, said coldly: "Maybe you had better take another job." LBJ is not the sort who welches on a political debt. He paid off Collins by appointing him Under Secretary of Commerce. The President made it clear, however, that the position was temporary and that there would be no promotion. Collins got the message. - o - - COMMUNIST SPLIT - The line-up of communist delegations at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Russian revolution gave Western observers a new insight to how the Russian-Chinese feud is going. CLOSE SHAVES 35% CLOSER NEW NORELGO TRIPLEHEADER 35T 'M DODGE CHARGER Shaped right. Lean, low and long. With the look of a jet. Once inside, you're in command. Your maps tucked neatly in door pockets. Your passengers relaxed in big, luxurious bucket seats. In front of you, an aircraft-type dash, hideaway headlights and miles of adventure. So come on Sport, drive it away. Those Good Guys in White Hats'll make it easy. Because Charger's sticker price has been reduced by over $100 this year. Here is where the cure is! PERCIVAL MOTORS, INC. epO SO. 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Participating on one team were Greg Perkins, Max Laird, Kathy McBride and Mark Prieskorn, '.vho had 3 wins and 3 losses. Participating on another team were Kathy Skow, BillBurt, Dave Roethler and Mike Dailey who had 5 wins and 1 loss. Debate coach is John Vint. ' kbSSUTH COUNT^S FAVORITE NEWSPAPERI HERE'S HOW TO HANDLE ALL OF THOSE STALKS! LINDSAY'S "BIG 440" CHOPPER >• Handle that tangled mass of tough hybrid stalks with Lindsay's "Big 440", the 4-row chopper with all the plus features! Compare it with any other chopper ... its low original cost.. . . its power ... its free-swinging flail cup knives ... its superior belt-pulley arrangement . . . its all-round rugged construction. You won't find another 144 inch chopper that will top it for shredding corn stalks, chopping grain straw, clipping pastures, government acres and weed control. Pull a tandem disc behind it and chop and disc at the same time. Get all the facts now! LINDSAY MODEL 280 A superior 8-foot 2 or 3 row chopper. 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