Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on June 12, 1967 · Page 1
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SHOWERS TREASURE VAILtT Showers or thundershowers today through Tuesday. Highsboth days 66 to 75; lows tonight 45 to Ou, VOL. XLVHI NO, 272 $fe*to ^rtt "An Independent Daily Newspaper Dedicated to Community Progress" NAMPA, IDAHO, MONDAY, JUNE 12, 1%1 CIRCULATION PHONE H you hav* not r*c*rvtd your FRE6 PKESS by 5:30 PJA. pUo» coll 4647W1 (or prompt Aliwfy. Cir ' eviction pSonw clOM at 6:30 P.M. 14 PAGES 10 CENTS SAIGON (UPl)-Defying the ttireat of Communist missiles, U.S. B52 bombers lashed Communist positions jusl south of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the Vietnams for the first time in six weeks, military spokesmen reported today. Along the border, North Vietnamese troops today bombarded U.S. Marine positions with mortars and artillery causing a reported 47 Leatherneck casualties. Com munis I Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAMs) located just north of the border had forced the B52s to stay well south of the DMZ. But recent American air attacks apparently knocked out the sites. The B52s struck near the Marine base at Khe Sanh Sunday night in support of Leathernecks sweeping through an area said to be housing a new Communist buildup. Officials estimate the North Vietnamese have at least five divisions poised in their fight for the key Northern provinces. Khe Sanh was recently the focal point of heavy fighting. Until the missile threatforced them to stay away, the highflying bombers had been striking almost daily along the DMZ. Each of the planes can carry up to 60,000 pounds of bombs, including giant burrowing blockbusters that explode deep underground to destroy Communist trench and tunnel systems. In the air Sunday, American jets raided the industrial heart of North Vietnam for the second straight day. Insurance Company Faces Suit CALDWELL - Charles C, Gossett, Nampa, former Idaho governor and U. S. Senator, has filed suit In Seventh District $16,818.14 claim against Continental Life and Accident Company, an Insurance corporation doing business in Idaho. In his suit Gossett claims he was insuredunder three separate Russ Say Israeli Break Cease-Fire CHARRED WRECKAGE of the crop-spraying plane in which two county men died Saturday is inspected here by Deputies John Prescott and Frank Howery. Pilot Sig Magnussen of Nampa and Bill Bracken of Parma, a fieldman, were killed when the plane - on an inspection flight prior to soraying - plunged to the ground from about 150 feet and burst into names. (Staff Photo) Two Canyon County Men Die in Airplane Crash PARMA--Two CanyonCounty aeronautics, declined to make "lated that something happened men were killed instantly Sata statementastothecauseofthe to the plane itself, causing the accident, and saidthatinvesliga- crash, tion will continue. He noted the craft was intact when it hit the Parma firemen were sum- ground and did noi explode in the moned to extinguish the fire, air, nor did it hit power lines Also at the scene were Canyon or other obstacles. He spec- County sheriff's officers. 1967 Girls State Begins Sessions urday in the crash and expto sion of a light aircraft about four miles east of here. The men were Identified as Sig Magnussen, 28, of Nampa, and Lynwood. Wash., the pilot, and Bill Bracken, 28, of Parma, a fieldman. Both were em- ployes of Clark's Flying Service of Nampa. The two reportedly were inspecting a field prior to com- plpting a night aerial spray operation, Witnesses to the crash said the aircraft was flying at approximately 150 feet when it suddently rolled over and crashed. The aircraft slammed into the ground while upside down, and burst into flames upon impact, the witnesses said. The plane, a Piper Cub P-18, described as a two-place single wing aircraft, was demolished. The bodies of the twomenwere entangled in the wreckage, and a cutting torch had to be used to remove them. The crash site was near the ^rations from C.M. Van Slyke NAMPA-- An education in practical politics began today for 270 girls attending the 21st annual Syringa Girls State at Northwest Nazarene College. Today's sessions were con- niglil. Tonight NNC Dean of Women Helen "Wilson will tell the delegates of her overseas travels. Conviction Upheld Mop-up Action Reported United Press international The Russians charged today that an Israeli armored column s u p p o r t e d by paratroopers dropped during the night had reached the Syrian town of Sheikh Miskin, 31 miles Inside Syria, in a major violation of the cease-fire. Israel reported only that scattered firing and small scale firefights marred the truce. It said snipers were being mopped up in captured Syrian towns, that some clashes took place along the Suez Canal with Egyptians fleeing home and that Israeli troops wiped out a band ot Jordanian soldiers which "got into Israel." While the Israeli government turned to the difficult task of rehabilitating Its new won territories and holding them against resentful Arabs and the cautious big powers, a government spokesman gave some results of the six-day war which cost 679 combat dead and 2,563 wounded. He said the Israelis had captured 300 useable Egyptian tanks and vast quantities of supplies in the Sinai Desert and were incorporating them into the Israel armed forces. The tanks were mostly Russian T54s. The destruction of more than 300 Egyptian tanks had been reported previously. The spokesman reported the destruction of four of the nine brigades in the Jordanian army and said that captured Ameri POST OFFICE PROBLEMS are the subject of Rep. James McClure's conversation with postal workers representatives. McClure, on platform, met Saturday with postal workers from Canyon, Ada and Gem counties to learn of their problems. From left are: William Foster, Twin Falls, state president of the United Federation of Postal Clerks; McClure; Robert Soule, national vice- president for the San Francisco region of the National Association of Letter Carriers; and Fred Gadotti, Seattle, Pacific Northwest field director for the letter carriers. (Staff Photo) CLERKS' MEETING Traffic .- ~. - f Accident McClure Seeks Kills 8 Postal Facts spoke to the girls about city government and procedures. cprned'with citv countv and "^n" 11 ^"* (UPI)-The can-made Patton~M48 tanks of '""«TM the Rev, Martin Luther King Jr., stemming from!9G3demon- Durlng theaflernoontheywere strations in Birmingham, Ala. scheduled to learn of county op used b; the Israelis. Other sources estimated Jordan's losses at 33,000 killed or wounded. There were no estimates of other Arab casualties. Packers Association, Inc., and Idaho Cattle Feeders Assocla- He claims all three policies were and are In force. Gossett stated that medical, hospital and rehabilitation expenses Incurred by himself during 1966 and 1967 totaled $19,096,74, of which the Insurance firm had paid only $2,278.60. corner of a field bordering on a county road on the Ed Bagley farm. The area surrounding the crash site is level and, according to reports, weather conditions were excellent. The craft ripped out an area three feetindia- Commls ' oner i M(1 ot h ° mLl G ° V ' Th ' y elected nule ma ' ors away the turf. Chet Moulton, state director of BULLETIN MOSCOW (UPI) -- The Soviet Union today launched an Gossefl seeks the remaining unmanned space station atop a $16,818.14 plus $2,500 attorney rocket for Venus, the Soviet fees and court costs. news agency Tass said. On Tuesday the delegalesfrom throughout Idaho will organize (heir political parties, the Federalists and the National- - ists, and will file for county and state offices. Governor Views Jamboree Camp FARRAGl'T STATE PARK- Idaho is expecting 12,000 to 14,000 callers from about 110 just seven weeks from now, and Gov. Don Samuelson ,, , ,, j ,r,, ,^ i ,,,,, s P ent Saturday inspecting the PaiHarwoodofBlackfoot,1967 G em State's preparations for governor, ispresidingattheses- t fte massive visil sions until her successor is H e said he was well pleased elected, with progress made in get- The girls heard Louise Shad- ting Farragut Stats Park ready duck of Boise, head of (lie for (he first World Scout Jam- Idaho State Department of Com- boree to be held in the United merce and Development, speak states, on the opening program Sunday "Everything is going along DISCUSSING ITEMS on the agenda of the Syringa Girls State which got underway Sunday at Northwest Naiarene College area, from left: Pat Harwood, Blackfoof, Girls State governor; Louise Shadduck, director of the Idaho State Department rf Commerce and Development; and delegates Rhonda Christensen, Shelley; and Linda Dillabaugh, Nampa. Miss Shadduck spoke to the delegates Sunday night. (Staff Photo) real fine," said the governor! "I'm sure by the lime the Boy Scouts arrive this park will be one of the finest inthecountry." The big park at the southern tip of Lake Pend Oreille was the scene of the Girl Scouts' world roundup In 1965, and Boy Scouts from LDS-sponsored troops gathered here last year. Since then four contracts totaling $576,139 have carried on the work of improving the park in readiness for the world Scout assembly here this summer. Close to half the money was furnished by the Federal Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. Gov. Samuelson slressedthat 90 per cent or more of the Improvements being made in the former U.S. Navy base obtained by the state for a park are of a permanent nalure. Only relatively small details are being added specifically for the Scout gathering. "And the Jamboree here," he said, "will make Idaho known all over the world." Wall fiodgers of the national · Boys Scout organization, in charge of physical preparation of the area, said mosf major work is completed now and only details remain. Rodgers, with assistant Joe Banks, has been at the site since early February. The improvements have Included: --Construction of an outdoor amphitheater of 50,000 spectator capacity. --Construction of a sanded swimming area at Beaver Bay, with a paved access road, parking area and bathhouse. --Added docks, toilet facilities and water facilities, utilizing a former Navy water tower. --Construction of a park headquarters building. --Fertilizing and seeding a (Continued on Pg. 2, Col. 7) NEPH1, Utah (UPI) - Eight persons died early Sunday in a grinding two - car head - on collision of U.S. Highway 91, four miles south of Nephi. There were no survivors in the crash which killed six members of a Salt Lake County family, including four children. The accident was the fifth worst traffic accident in Utah's history. Killed in the one car were: Mrs. Thora Peterson, 45, of Salt Lake City, driver of the northbound car; Mrs. Lucy Spencer, 33 of Kearns; and Mrs. Spencer's f o u r children: Elaine, 11, Cynthia, 9; Val, 5, and Alan Troy, 3 months. Killed In the second car were: Terry Lee Rosenvall, 28, of Salt Lake City, formerly of Gunnison, Sanpete County, and believed to have been the driver; and Cecil Junior Lultrell, between 40 and 50, believed to be from Seattle, Wash., but living in Salt Lake City, St. Eldon C. Sherwood of the I'tali Highway Patrol said the (Continued on Pg. 2, Col. 3) NAMPA- Kep, James McClure, R-ldaho, told postal workers Saturday he would like to be able to obtain facts about posl office operation from some other source than the Post Office Department. Speaking at a meeting sponsored by the Nampa Local of the United Federation of Postal Clerks, McClure said he believes there are abuses in the postal service field. "I'm not satisfied that second and third class mall pay their own way," he stated. "Costs of providing service are given to us only by the Post Office Department. Anyone knows if you've 'got the only pencil in the game, you're going to win." McClure said he has sought an independent source of information on post offices. "I've written on four occasions to the Post Office Department to ask ll.at a study be conducted by some outside agency on the cost, of services, I've been told all four times it wasn't necessary. . . that Negroes Set Fire To Tampa Stores TAMPA, Fla. (UPI)-Hun. dreds of Negroes fought police with guns and rocks and burned * * * Guards, Police Rout Rioters PRATTVULE, Ala. (UPI)About 150 National Guardsmen and state troopers surrounded a tiny house jammed with 25 Negroes early today and ended a five-hour battle of sporadic gunfire. Four men were reported wounded In the fighting which began when snipers opened fire on police after black power leader Stokely Carmichael was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct. Three ofthe wounded were policemen and the fourth was a dog handler Sheriff Philip Woods said. The troops, sent in by Gov. Larleen Wallace with orders to shoot to kill ll attacked, surrounded the concrete block house in the Negro community known as Happy Hollow and ordered the occupants out. and looted stores in downtown Tampa early today in a savage protest to the slaying of a Negro youth by police. One officer died of a heart attack ui the violence. At least 14 persons were injured, most not seriously by the time calm returned to the area before daybreak. Gov. Claude Kirk flew in for a two-hour conference with Mayor Nick Nuccio and other city officials. He flew back to Tallahassee as dawn was breaking and said only that he was "disturbed by the events of the night." Fires lighted the skyland and heavy smoke billowed over the city. Sheriff Malcolm Bread announced the 12-block riotarea would remain sealed off and said "any persons congregating In this area in groups of three or more will be asked one time and one time only to disperse and if they don't comply, they will be arrested." In addition to the violence in the six-by-slx-block zone in the Central Park area, Beard said minor violence broke out In heavily Negro West Tampa. they know the cost." Commenting on Postmaster General Lawrence F. O'Brien's suggestion that the Post Office Department be turned over to private enterprise, the freshman Congressman from Payette said the only change In operation that can make any difference is the way the organization is run. "I suspect he really wants to wipe the whole board clean and start over again with a new set of rules, because It makes no sense in any other context," he said. "I think it's safe to say Congress is not receptive to his proposal." The postal workers are attempting to obtain legal status for their unions, revision ofthe Hatch Acl, which prevents Civil Service and postal employes from participating In political activities, and higher pay. McClure told them he realizes "there needs to be some adjustment in pay level. What it will be I don't know yet. "As far as the Post Office and Civil Service Committee (of which he is a member) is concerned, you're in good shape. When it hits the floor of the House, that's a different matter." McClure said this committee has heard a lot of discussion about trying to change the "narrow area" in which a man canprogress in the postal service. "The Civil Service director thinks something can be done In this area, but he doesn't have any suggestions." Speaking frankly, McClure told thepostalworkerstheyhave built some self-defeating factors Into their regulations. "You try to limit all jobs to the same degree of responsl- bilily," he slated. "As a person goes up in pay, he can bid (Commueo. on Page' Z] Col Z) What's next? . , Service News. Almanac Ann Landers Classified ads. pages Comics Crossword Deaths Dr. Molner. . . , EdUorljl opinion, . . Heloise Horoscope Sporls Television log. . . Women's news. . . . Page Page . Page Al Page A2 A2, A3, A4 Page Al . Page Al . Page 1 · Pate A2 . Page 4 . Page A2 . Page Al Pages 8,9 . Page A5 Pages 6,7

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