Montana Standard-Post from Butte, Montana on February 2, 1966 · Page 1
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Butte, Montana
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Wednesday, February 2, 1966
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Little hope seen for Viet Train and bus collide, j._ii • o .. s« •! killing 18 farm workers talk in Security Council UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (API-Opposition led by the Soviet Union and France and joined by nonpermanent members Tuesday virtually killed any chance for the U. N. Security Council to take a hand in a Viet Nam peace settlement. The 15-member council put off until Wednesday a vote on a U.S. request to open a full scale debate on Viet Nam aimed at producing a plan to end the war. Even if the United States gets the required nine affirmative votes, the stand taken by the Soviet Union, France and at least four other members doomed chances for agreement on substantive proposals. Jordan appeared to hold the key to whether the United Slates would get the required votes to place Viet Nam on the council's agenda. Waleed Sadi. the Jordanian delegate, asked the council to postpone the vote. Diplomatic sources said he had initial instructions to support the United States, but that after listening to the debate and consuling with other Arab delegations he asked for new instructions. They had not arrived at the end of the day's debate. Lining up behind the United States were Argentina, Britain, Nationalist China, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Uruguay. Bulgaria. Mali, France and the Soviet Union said they would vote no. Nigeria said it would abstain, and Uganda indicated it would do the same. The council adjourned at 5:54 p.m. until 3 p.m. Wednesday. The United States claimed it had enough support to win approval by a narrow margin for full-scale debate, but the opposition appeared to rule out any chance of pushing through a U.S. peace plan. U.S. Ambassador Arthur J. Goldberg pleaded with mem- bers of the 15-nation council to help the world open a new avenue to peace. He defended the resumption of U.S. bombing of North Viet Nam as the only course open to President Johnson because of refusal by Ho Chi Minn, the North Viet Nam leader, to respond to U.S. peace moves. He proposed that representatives of both Saigon and Hanoi be invited to take part in the council deliberations. But Soviet Ambassador Nikolai T. Fedorenko accused the United States of staging a propaganda show in the Security Council, and objected to any council consideration of the U.S. move. In Hanoi the North Vietnamese government said it would regard as null and void any resolutions approved by the council. It declared that only the 1954 Geneva conference provided a competent framework for the Viet Nam issue. Fedorenko's opposition to putting the Viet Nam question on the council agenda got quick support from French Ambassador Roger Seydoux. who said that no progress could be made because, neither Communist China, nor North or South Viet Nam were U.N. members. MIAMI, Fla. <AP) - A farm workers bus collided w 11 h a train engine at a crossing in the fields south of Miami Tuesday night, killing at least 18 and injuring 14. The 1961 model bus was impaled on the front of the engine, wrapped completely around the front and pushed 500 feet down the track. Police and firemen worked for hours under floodlights prying loose the shattered bus and removing bodies. The dead workers — all men from Puerto Rico—were covered with colored blankets and laid beside the track. A medical team, flown by hel- icopter from the downtown hospital 15 miles away, gave first aid to the injured. The more badly hurt were taken to the hospital in the copter. Twelve were in critical condition. E.B. Shaw of Hialeah. one of the four crewmen on the train, which was carrying only a single caboose, said he was traveling toward Miami about 30 miles an hour when he reached the intersection. The crossing has no warning lights, but is marked with a railroad cross painted on the narrow road arid stop signs on both sides. The train apparently struck the bus squarely in the middle, caving in the side. A reporter said there was a hole in the opposite side of the but, but be was unable to tell In tlM darkness whether the impact had been so great as to push the engine completely through the bus. Rickety farm labor buses art i familiar sight hi south Florida's winter vegetable fields. They carry the workers—usually including husbands, wives, children and grand parents—to the fields from their flimsy labor camp homes. Last March, 100 workers were Injured and one was killed when a tractor-trailer truck collided with an automobile near Pano ke«. Our 90th Year - No. 186 and The Butte Daily Post Home Edition Established 1876 Butte-Anaconda, Montana, Wednesday. February 2. 1966 Price 10 Cents War on poverty goes overseas -Mary A Butte woman of 83 Tuesday became one of UK first persons in *e state and nation to receive her Medicare card. The presentation was made to Mrs. Mary Sofia Vam at her home, 317 Kemper, by John B. Henderson, district manager of ttie local social security office. The card appropriately printed in red, white and blue, can be used by Mrs. Vam to help pay her hospital and doctor bills after July 1 when the Medicare program will be effective. Local residents who have enrolled for flie hospital and medical insurance will be receiving By MERRIMAN SMITH WASHINGTON (UPI) -President Johnson sent Congress Tuesday a $3.4 billion foreign aid bill that extended his domestic wars on poverty, ignorance and disease to underdeveloped nations "who are determined to help themselves." "We are not going to allow American aid to become an international dole," he declared. 'It was a "new look" foreign aid program that the President had promised in his State of the Union and budget messages. The idea is to spend less on Rodney 0. Salo files for sheriff Rodney 0. Salo of 1101 W. Silver, City of Butte firefighter and a former deputy sheriff, filed Tuesday for Democratic nomination to a four-year term as sheriff of Silver Bow County. Sato's entry made it a three- way race thus far in the Democratic primary. Sheriff William T , , ,. . L. Dalling filed Jan. 5 ?nd Varn one or first in state, nation Bronco Manovicn Jan. 12. Filing closes July 7. Butte woman gets Medicare card Woman, 83, gets Medicare card here their cards by mail in the near future, and this mailing will be complete before July 1. Henderson said anyone who reached 65 before Jan. 1, 1966, must enroll before March 31 in order to participate in the program beginning in July. B they fail to enroll by this deadline, they will not have another chance to enroll until October 1967. H was a doubly happy occasion for Mrs. Varri when she contacted the local Social Security office to enroll for Medicare. Mrs. Vam worked only a short time under Social Security and had never qualified for monthly cash benefits. Congress changed the law last summer to provide so persons can qualify for monthly benefits with less work than was previously required. ' Consequently, Mrs. Varn will now qualify for a monthly benefit of $35 and this payment will be retroactive to last September when the change was first effective. Mrs. Varn, who was born in Finland, came to the United States in 1889, when she was 7. She came to Butte in 1890. Mr. Varn worked as a shoemaker in Butte many years. He died in 1952. Salo said he feels a better job can be done than is now being done in the sheriff's office and that he {eels qualified to do it through knowledge of the problems and duties of the office, and through his wide acquaintance and associations' gained by long residence in Butte and by participation in sports as an athlete and as an official. He said he sees a need for better cooperation of the sheriff's office with media of communication, with the public and with city and state law enforcement agencies. "I wouldn't be in this race (Continued Page 2, Col. 2) developing industry in smaller countries, and more on making it possible for their citizens to survive. With this in mind, Johnson proposed that the United States help underdeveloped countries raise more food, and promised U.S. advice, if it is requested, in developing birth control programs. He also emphasized strongly that the whole program, which he wants authorized for five years, instead of the usual one is to enable this country "to cooperate with the industrious." It is unwilling, he said, "to subsidize those who do not assume responsibility for their own fate." The President declared that "my recommendations are grounded in the deep conviction that we must use foreign assistance to attack the root causes ,of poverty. We must concentrate on countries not" hostile to us that give solid evidence that they are determined to help themselves." His request was divided into $2.4 billion for economic aid and $917 million for military assistance, three-fourths of which would go to countries adjacent to Russia and C'ommu- (Continued Page 2, Col. 1) RESCUE WORKERS AND firemen continue their efforts at the crossing near Miami, Fla., where a bus carrying 34 migrant workers was sliced in two by a freight train shortly after dusk Tuesday. At least 18 of the bus passengers were killed, and the rest seriously injured. (UPI Telephoto) snowstorm in 50 belts Ohio Valley rears «/ Don't miss these Page 2-Negro squatters evicted from base Page S—State program offers aid to blind Page 5—Pat Lawford divorced in Idaho Page 7—"Bear no malice when eliminating enemies" Page S-Special Gallatin elk hunt scheduled By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The heaviest snowstorm in 50 years buffeted southern Ohio Tuesday night, the result of a new-born storm which moved across Kentucky and clogged the Ohio Valley and the Appalachians with deep snow. The storm in Ohio jammed traffic, closed schools and stranded workers over one-half the state, but took its toll on the southern half. Snow fell so fast — two to three inches an hour for Dart of the day — that sand and salt spread on city streets were covered. The storm dumped 2% inches of snow during the morning rush hour and the Weather Bureau forecast a fall of 10 inches or more along an area within 40 mi'es of the Ohio River. Cincinnati stores closed in mid - afternoon. Many southern Ohio schools were closed ear- Founder of Opportunity Film world loses 2 longtime favorites Dr. Gardiner,86, who formed Busier Keaton Ml. Eaggin Livestock, dies Hedda Hopper Dr. H. C. Gardiner, 86, a former Montanan who formed the Mount Haggin Land and Livestock Co., and founded the community of Opportunity near Anaconda, died Tuesday at his home in Guelth, Ont., Canada. Dr. Gardiner was born at St. Catharine's, Ont. March 27,1879. He came to Montana about the turn of the century when James J. Hill of the Great Norton Railroad was encouraging young men from the Middle West, East Lost and found Florence Cool: placed this ad in the Standard-Post: LOST: PART ELK HOUND AND SHEP- herd puppy, brown and black. Answer* to name ChMco. Reward. B07 W. Mercury. TO-6284. The puppy was returned shortly and he found himself back in the doghouse - happily. For fast action, call us at 792-8301. and Canada to settle in the state. He settled in Bozeman, enrolled at Montana State University and was graduated in 1903. He went to the Chicago Veterinary College and then returned to practice veterinary medicine in the Gallatin Valley. A short time later he was employed by the Anaconda Co. to assist in the defense of the famous "smoke case," an action which sought to enjoin the company from operating the Anaconda smelter. Dr. Gardiner showed successful farming and ranching could be carried on in the vicinity of the smelter and was a principal witness in the case which was decided in 1907 in favor of the company. Dr. Gardiner continued to manage the company's ranch property after the "smoke case." He developed the Willow Glen stock ranch near Anaconda (GnltaM.P<«»% Col. 4) , HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Buster Keaton, the poker-faced comic whose studies in exquisite frustration amused two generations of movie audiences, died of lung cancer Tuesday at the age of 70. Keaton was a. giant of the golden age of silent-screen comedy whose stars included Charlie Chaplin, Hartfd Lloyd, Ben Turpin, Harry Langdon, Laurel and Hardy. Keaton continued pursuing his comic trade until he fell ill three months ago. The end came Tuesday morning at the suburban Woodland Hills home he had bought with returns from his film biography, which starred Donald O'Connor in 1956. With Keaton when he died was his wife Eleanor, a tall blonde dancer he married in 1940, when he was 44 and she was 21. In his final years, Keaton had attained the financial solvency that eluded him through most of bit kng caratr. Ht bad caned millions, but divorce and extravagance wiped out his earnings. In 1934 he was bankrupt, with debts of $303,832. During the last 10 years Keaton enjoyed a renaissance. He was active in television comedy shows and made large sums by appearing on television'' commercials. He found a whole new audience among teen-agers in such films as "Pajama Party" and "Beach Blanket Bingo." Joseph Frank Keaton began doing things funny a few years after his birth in Piqua, Kan., Oct. 4,1895. He was born into a family of circus and vaudeville (Continued Page 2, Col. 2) (AJeatlier OUUOOK BUTTE - ANACONDA — Partly cloudy today through Thursday. High today 32, low tonight 5. One year ago today in Butte: 27 and 4. Montana weather, page t HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Hedda Hopper, whose Hollywood column was as flamboyant as her hats, died Tuesday of double pneumonia with heart complications. The 75-year-old actress writer succumbed in Cedars of Lebanon Hospital. Present at the hospital but not at her bedside was actor William Hopper, her only child. The son, who plays Detective Paul Drake on the Perry Mason television show, announced his mother's death. Miss Hopper entered the hospital last Sunday after coming down with a virus the Friday before. Her death came as a shock to Hollywood, a town where she had enemies as well as friends, due to her frequent columnar spankings of wayward stars. Born Elda Furry on a farm near Hollidaysburg, Pa., one of nine children of Quaker parents, she got the name Hedda from ber only husband, D« Wolfe Hopper, a Iheatrical giant at the turn of the century. She was 23 a beautiful chorus girl in New York, when she became the sixth wife of Hooper, then 55. They divorced in 1922. She came to Hollywood where her good looks and re?al bearing made her succe"fu! at n'ay- ing society women in silent and talking movies. "Half the time, 1 was playing mother to actors older than I." she said. Then during the depression, movie jobs got scarce and she turned to real estate to supolement her income and support her son. "I sold ha'f 'he San Fernando Valley for $30 an acre — and (Continued Page 2, Col. 2) Snow job today City crews will be removing snow from the south sides of Granite, Broadway and Park streets today between Idaho and Arizona. Motorists are asked to refrain from parking in the area until th« work to completed. The storm dumped more than one foot of snow along the Ohio River to southwestern Illinois. Deaths attributable to the severe weather across the country reached 143, of which 47 were in fires and heating accidents. Others died from exposure to the cold, in traffic accidents on slick roads or from heart attacks induced by overcxertion in shoveling snow or pushing stalled cars. Freezing weather continued to plague Arkansas. Hazardous driving conditions were in effect after a freezing rain and snow, Red Neck Kelly of Bu!te dies; rites set Francis P. (Red Neck) Kelly, a Butte native and former public official, died in a local hospital late Monday night. The family home is at 611 N. Main. Kelly was one of the early day players in the old Butte Mines League. He was a member of the Colorado Pitts baseball team in that circuit. He also competed in Butte-Anaconda Independent Football League, playing with the Dublin Gulch, a team he later managed many years. He was Silver Bow County Clerk of the Court from 1928 to (Continued Page 2, Col. 4) the fourth significant snowfall to 12 days. The snow measured about 3 inches in northern Arkansas. Many schools wert closed. In the Northeast, three New York Central passenger trains stopped in snowbound Batavia, N.Y., to pick up many of the 1,000 people stranded since Sunday by the weekend storm that left some 30 inches of snow. Troopers said hundreds of vehicles were still stuck in tn» snow. Another 250 persons have been stranded in Bergen U miles from Batavia. The snowbanks were so deep hi Syracuse that 40 sales girls of Mohawk Airlines were trapped in their offices since Saturday night until plows broke through to rescue- them Tuesday. FRANCIS P. KELLY makes it official today Six more weeks of winter! That will probably be the official ground hog forecast for the Butte area. With the Weather Bureau calling for partly cloudy skies today, it appeared the furry woodchuck will have an excellent chance of seeing his own shadow. As tradition has it, the ground hog is charged with the annual chore of surveying the weather on ground-hog day, Feb. 2. He arouses himse f from wintry hibernation, climbs out of his hole and views the terrain. The sight of his own shadow frightens him back into the hole, therein to sleep through another six weeks of winter. The woodchuck who fails to sight his shadow remains above ground, believing winter to be vanquished by spring breezes. Pity the poor ground hog in Montana who fails to be frightened back into his bole. Those that remain above ground are certain to freeze to death, for despite centuries of tradition. Old Man Winter is not likely to release his grip on the stat* until after spring has officially arrived.

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