Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 17, 1965 · Page 1
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Ironwood, Michigan
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TEMPERATURES: 24 hr. period to 12 noon: 63; 36. Previous 24 hr. period; 60'37. Year ago: High 70; Low 40. Rain, 1.07 in. Precipitation, to date, 14.53 in. 46th YEAR, NUMBER 151. I RON WOOD DAILY GLOBE FORECASTS-Cloudy With • few showers and not so coo] tonight. Tuesday mostly cloudy with showers likely. Low tonight 42 to 52. High Tuesday «4 to 74. ASSOCIATED PRESS LBA8BD WIRE NEWS SERVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, MONDAY EVENING, MAY 17,1965. TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPY 10 CENT! LBJ Asks Congress to Cut Excise Taxes 3 Men Die in Roaring Gun Battle in Detroit DETROIT (AP)—One ex-convict killed another and he and Alerted quickly by police radio which gave the getaway a companion subsequently were rs Ucensc number , a cru ise r SrBu."Sg, '"ponce™™! spotted it and ,orced i, to «ne downtown Detroit intersection curto at Broadway and John R. today. j There, Eifrid said, Berry be- The gun battle climaxed I B an shooting through an open the pistol slaying of Dennis I window of the getaway car. Wayne Jones, 25, a Detroit-j The four cruiser policemen er on parole from Southern i jumped out, firing. They shot at Michigan Prison, in the men's rest room of a downtown bar. Jones' body was dragged through the bar into a car by three companions. An alerted police cruiser, containing four patrolmen, spotted the getaway car and gave chase. Jimmy Chavis, 23. an American Indian of Detroit, the getaway driver, suffered fatal wounds in gunfire exchange with police. William Berry, 24, of suburban Taylor Township, released only last month from Southern Michigan Prison, died a few hours after being hit in the head by a police bullet. A fourth man in the getaway car, Hassan Mozhan, 23, a roommate of Chavis, escaped injury. Jones' was on parole from a breaking and entering sentence. Berry had completed almost four years of a sentence of 2y z to 5 years for breaking and entering when he was 'released April 2. Police said Chavis' record showed a 1959 conviction for disturbing the peace, but no record was found for Mozhan, who was held as a material witness. Berry was carrying .another man's identification. His identity was established through fingerprints. No motive was established Immediately for the slaying of Jones in the bar downtown. Authorities said it was established the four men had been drinking earlier at another bar, and Mrs. Edith Blevins, Chavis' and Mozhan's landlady, was quoted as saying they told her about 6 p.m. Sunday they were going out to celebrate a birthday. Police Lt. Sebastian Eifrid said Jones, Berry, Chavis and Mozhan entered the bar together early today, and that shortly thereafter Berry and Jones entered the men's lavatory. Eifrid said said witnesses told police they heard loud talk, then the blast of a gun. Then, Eifrid said, his companions dragged Jones' body through the bar and into his own car, then sped away at nigh speed. Why I Belong least 13 times. Chavis was killed and Berry wounded, Mozhan, in the back seat with Jones' was unhurt. Eifrid said police were unable to establish a motive immediately for Jones' slaying, but that he and Berry may have known each other in prison. None of the policemen was hit. Eifrid said a gun was found in the front, beside Berry's body and another later was found in tiis pocket at Receiving Hospi tal. The second gun, the lieutenant said, could have been carried originally by Jones. Cruiser policemen involved were Patrolmen Stanley Wier- ciock, John Saba, William Reece and James Bennett. U.S. Asks Resignation Of Dominican Junta By ROBERT BERRELLEZ SANTO DOMINGO, Domini- A high-level White House mission which came from Washing- can Republic (AP)—The United: ton Sunday met with junta pres States was reported pressuring ident Brig. Gen. Antonio Imbert the Dominican junta to resign as \ Barreras and reportedly pres- junta tanks battled the rebels! sured the junta to resign. Junta in northern Santo Domingo Sun- sources said Imbert refused. Another meeting between Imbert and Undersecretary of State Thomas C. Mann was scheduled today. Junta sources said the U.S. government was trying to get the junta to step aside so "that CLARENCE FORSLUND Owner, Kilponen Hardware I have been asked as one o; the members of the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce, to pre sent my views on why I joined this organization and how it can better serve the community and what the citizens can do to help. The Chamber of Commerce needs younger members just a an industry needs them. When i student goes to school, he doe not start in his senior year and expect to know as much as those having gone to school 11 years. The same is true for our Chamber of Commerce—we have to take an interest in it when we are young, otherwise, who will bake over after a few years? To Better our Chamber of Commerce, I believe we should have 100 per cent membership of all our businessmen. We should always have the welfare of the community, not our own interests, in mind, and work as a team so that the people of our community can put their trust in us. We need their cooperation as much as they need ours. When the working people of the area prosper, so do the local businesses. We rise and fall hand in hand. Polish Diplomat Asks for Asylum By JOHN O. KOEHLER BERLIN (API — U.S. officials today questioned the high- ranking Polish diplomat who defected and asked political asylum in the United States. Polish officials took the man's wife and baby into Communist East Berlin. A U.S. Air Force plane flew the defector, Wladislaw Tyko- cinski, about 44, fro eWst Berlin into West Germany. U.S. officials said his request for asylum was being considered. "The Americans got thenv sevles a big fish," said a diplo- nat who had worked with Tyko- cinski in West Berlin. Tykocinski had been chief of Poland's military mission in West Berlin for eight years. Mrs. Tykocinski refused to go with her husband and she kept he couple's 17-month-old son. It was the first defection in years of a high-ranking Commu- list diplomat in West Berlin. Tykocinski had the rank of min- ster — corresponding to that of a major general — and was the senior foreign diplomat in West Berlin. The Polish and Czechoslovak nilitary missions were established in West Berlin after World War II and are accredited to the Western Allies. Their work now ostensibly is confined largely to consular matters, and most of the military members have been replaced by civilian diplomats. But Western intelligence authorities claim that they are important espionage centers. Tykocinski had been in West Berlin five years. A friend said he had been minister in the Polish Embassy in Rome previously and before that was a member of the International Armistice Commission in Korea. A big man, 6-feet-3 weighing 250 pounds, Tykocinski walked up to Sgt. Myron H. Tomlinson of Mt. Vernon, Ind., Sunday morning as Tomlinson was shopping in a delicatessen near military headquarters in West Berlin. The Pole said he wanted political asylum. Tomlinson contacted his superiors in the U.S. Berlin Brigade and they turned the defector over to officials of the U.S. State Department. A U S. spokesman said Amer- STUDENT GOVERNMENT DAY—Today is Student Government Day in Ironwood and students from Luther L. Wright High School and St. Ambrose High School, elected by the students of the respective schools, have taken over the city government for the day. A meeting of the "city commission" made up of these students, will be held this evening at the Memorial Building, while the regular commissioners look on. The students will elect their own mayor, city manager, city at- torney and other officials during the meeting and will take up matters on a prepared docket. The students are, from left to right, standing: Dale Pryor, Luther L. Wright High School; David Duma, St. Ambrose High School; Robert Miklesh, Luther L. Wright; Tim Jagla, St. Ambrose; Steve Sheridan and Clifford Kolvisto, Luther L. Wright. Seated is Darlene Berg, also of Luther L. Wright. (Daily Globe Photo) Explosions at Air Base Leave 27 Dead or Missing, 103 Wounded day night. Tank-led junta forces renewed their offensive against the rebels in a driving rain. The battle had raged through Saturday night, diminished around noon Sunday, only to flare up again Sunday night. Residents who fled the area north of the east-west supply corridor reported heavy military and civilian casualties. U.S. troops were not involved in the action, but three U.S. paratroopers were wounded Saturday night during a heavy exchange of fire between rebels and the 82nd U.S. Airborne Brigade. A U.S. spokesman said the firing across the Ozama River was the heaviest action recorded for a 24-hour period since U.S. forces arrived. The American troops control the river's west bank and the rebels the east. The rebels have been using mortars and heavy- caliber weapons against the Americans. The U.S. troops have been firing back with ordnance up to recoilless 106mm antitank weapons. Proposes Slash Of $4 Billion in Next Five Years Says Defense Costs Ought Not Interfere By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Presfc dent Johnson formally submitted to Congress today his bid to cut excise taxes by nearly $4 and gave assurances he billion, an understanding could be sees no indication that spending reached with rebel constitutor defense of the free world tionalist forces for a peaceful would upset the planned rediio Experts Blow Up 4 ' More Bombs Toddy By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) — Demolition experts, working with special time- charges, today blew up four 500- pound bombs strewn across the Bien Hoa Air Base by the chain explosion Sunday that left 27 Americans dead or missing and 103 wounded. Another 500-pound bomb .buried in the smouldering wreckage of some of the 40 planes destroyed or damaged went off by itself. No one was hurt, but hazards remained from the rest of 10 such bombs, rated as unstable. Maj. Gen. Joseph H. Moore, commander of U.S. Air Force operations in Viet Nam and Thailand, said the bombs were Flash Floods Drive Hundreds From Homes in Southern Texas Heavy rains continued today in parts of Texas where flash floods drove hundreds from their homes and caused widespread damage. Much of the rainfall doused southern Texas since Sunday night. Alice, near Corpus Christi, reported 5.31 inches in 12 hours. Considerable flooding also fitted with detonation devices I Bureau was reported in the South Dakota area near Deadwood and Spearfish where heavy rains followed a 34-inch snowfall. The heavy squall of thunderstorms that triggered the Texas downpours moved into the East and South today. The Weather ican officials accompanied Tyk- ocinski at his request to his residence in the U.S. sector of West Berlin for a talk with his wife. "Mrs. Tykocinski did not choose to go with him and his 17-month-old child remains with the mother," the spokesman said. Contacted by a newsman, Mrs. Tykocinski said: "Call the military mission if you want information." Other Polish diplomats in West Berlin could not be reached for comment. The Polish mission operates under the Polish Embassy in East Berlin, and there are no telephone communications with East Berlin. that could not be disarmed, and delayed action fuses might set them off any time within the next few days. "We have evacuated all personnel from the area until our disposal units decide what to do with the bombs," Moore said. A U.S. spokesman said five Americans killed in the blasts Sunday have been identified and 22 others are listed as missing or presumed dead. He said 103 Americans — 29 Army men and 74 Air Force personnel — were injured. The explosions at the base 12 miles north of Saigon Sunday caused more death, injury and destruction to U.S. forces than any single Communist attack of the war. Gen. Moore said after, a preliminary investigation: "I am satisfied no sabotage was involved. It was an accidental explosion of a bomb on one aircraft which spread to the others." "The Viet Cong couldn't have done a better job themselves even if they had worked on it all year," said one U.S. Air Force officer. U.S. officials said the disaster began with the explosion of a bomb that had been loaded aboard a B57 jet bomber for an attack against the Communist guerrilla?. Within seconds neighboring planes in the flight, surrounded by crewmen and ordnance men, began exploding and burning. Napalm bombs, white phos- torms and hail. Thunderstorms were reported !arly today from southern New England to Texas. New York itate Police reported what they described as "a terrific wind- torm" slash through the southwest corner of the state, down- ng trees and power lines. One railer home was flipped 200 eet by the winds, police said. River areas in southern Texas braced for more flooding today as rain continued to fall over most of the state. Nine inches of rain fell in one mrst at Killeen and nearby Ft. Jood reported 7.96 inches. Swollen rivers and creeks in the area forced 125 families from heir homes, derailed eight cars of a freight train and swept several automobiles off highways. Austin, Tex., the largest city affected by the storm, reported wo to three feet of water flood- id many Intersections. Homes French Fire Rocket to Height of 110 Miles PARIS (AP)—The French Defense Ministry announced today that it successfuly fired a rocket to a height of about 110 miles from' a testing base in the Sa- jhara Thursday. phorous fire bombs and 750- pound bombs all went up. Five minutes after the initial blast the jet plane ramp was a mass of smouldering debris. Forty planes were destroyed or dam aged, and the control tower was knocked out of operation for several hours. Later an ammunition dump exploded, but no casualties re suited. The Air Force sent Lt. Gen William K. Martin, its inspecto general, and a team of expert from Washington to investigate In addition to the Americans at least one Vietnamese wa killed. Some sources said th death toll might climb to mor than 30 cleared. as the wreckage wa xpect warned many high winds, areas to thunder- and businesses In low - lying areas were swamped. Two tornadoes were sighted on the ground, near San Antonio and Frisco, but no severe damage was reported. The South Dakota floods were blamed on heavy rains that fell in the Black Hills Friday. Those rains, combined with the 34-inch snowfall the week before, resulted in heavy runoffs. National Guardsmen had urged homeowners in the area to evacuate, but most decided to brave the floods. Les Schuchardt, 40, of Spearfish, had bolstered his home with 65 to 70 tons of concrete in a retaining wall against Spearfish Creek. The swift waters tore down the concrete and swept his home downriver. Officials placed damage in South Dakota at $2 million. Heavy thunderstorms struck Ohio before moving into Pennsylvania. Cleveland and Cincinnati reported many store windows were smashed and trees downed by wind, hail and rain. Power failed in Cincinnati for 30 minutes, apparently because of tree-damaged lines. Baseball-sized hail and wind were blamed for six injuries in Bedford, Ohio. Lightning critically injured an 8-year-old boy in Mentor. A tornado destroyed several buildings in the tiny town of Ithaca in western Ohio. A twister was sighted in nearby Indiana but police said it apparently did not touch ground. Governor Has Busy Schedule LANSING (AP)—Gov. George Romney hops all over Michigan this week for activities related mainly to Michigan Week — the state's promotional program. He'll preside and speak tonight at the Michigan Week World Progress Dinner in De troit. Other items on the schedule: Wednesday — Award presentation in Lansing to winners of teen-age essay contest sponsored,!dent, by Michigan Week aviation com- Michigan Week Festival Opens LANSING (AP)— Celebration of the 12th annual Michigan Week began officially in Sturgis Saturday with a kickoft parade and a luncheon speech riy Gov. George Romney. The festival's general chairman, Woodward Smith, Central Michigan University vice-president, attended the opening ceremonies with Deputy General Chairmen Edward Baker of Detroit and John Whitlock of Fremont. Before the ceremonies three state agricultural queens departed on a promotional tour to the West Coast. The queens are: Diana Dwan, 19, of Stevensville, apple queen; Francine Ann Weaver, 18, of Breckenridge, bean queen; and Elaine Sanford, 22. of Hart, cherry queen. East Lansing's new city hall was dedicated Saturday as part of the celebration. Spiritual Foundations Day was observed Sunday. Protestant, Catholic and Jewish clergymen held joint services at the Birmingham city hall and Mich igan's religious heritage was highlighted throughout the state Today mayors and village presidents of 338 towns will ex change places as part of Gov ernment Day. Welcoming cere monies, government institutes and visits to schools will high light the day. In Detroit the Michigan Prod net of the Year will be unveilec today before members of the consular corps in the outstand ing international event of the week. solution to the Dominican conflict. The White House mission also includes McGeorge Bundy, special assistant to the President on national security affairs; Deputy Secretary of Defense Cyrus C. Vance, and Jack H. Vaughn, assistant secretary of state for Latin-American affairs. In Washington, the White House kept silent on the precise ature of the Bundy mission. Jose Antonio Mayobre of Ven- zuela, appointed by U.N. Sec- etary- General U Thant as his pecial representative to the Dominican Republic, arrives oday. He is to report to the U.N. Security Council on the ituation. A team of U.N. observers oured the 20 blocks of the capi- al held .by the rebels. They were greeted by shouts of 'United Nations si, OAS, no,' md "Out with the Yankees." The renewal of fighting triggered a mass flight by civilians rom the battle area. Groups o: poorer families headed away rom the city carrying their possessions. Rebel and junta spokesmen made conflicting claims on the progress of the battle. The junta's armed forces secretary, Gen. Francisco J. Rivera Caminero, said: "We are moving forward slowly but steadily." He claimed the rebels had lost two tanks Saturday. Other junta spokesmen claimed progress in wiping out about 300 rebel fighters in the northern part of the city. 360 Union Teachers Return To Schools at South Bend SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Relieved principals today welcomed 360 union teachers back to public schools which had operated without them since the instructors boy cotted classes last Tuesday. Former Marine George T. Bull led the return this morning. The teachers reported formally to their principals and were assigned to their regular work. The teachers' worked out in a return was compromise Sunday by Bull, president of the 500-member South Bend Federation of Teachers, and Louis Bruggner, school board presi- mittee; presentation of Michigan letters to students from out-of-state for forwarding to] their governors; presentation of awards for agricultural development and product of the year. Thursday — Michigan Week luncheon in Grand Rapids; engineering show at Houghton. Friday — Industrial park and building dedication at Gladwin; expansion 'cavalcade in Grayling. Saturdday — Railroad display! at Lake City; Homecoming at Early in the weekend, a union sued official had urged Gov. Roger D. Branigin to have the state labor commissioner mediate the conflict. Under the pact, the board agreed to discuss wages if the teachers would return to their considered a moral victory fo the federation teachers, how ever. "Money was not importan when we called the boycott las Tuesday," said Bull, 28. "W wanted to talk to the whol board and discuss things." The boycott began the morn ing after the school board pro posed a minimum wage of $5 200 a year for non-experience teachers. The federation said wanted $5,400 and fringe bene fits. The 950 - member educatio association approved the board's proposal. The association had asked $5,300. School Supt. Alex Jardine is- an edict of "no work, no pay" to the strikers. Later in the week, he threatened to dis- Rebel sources said their men drove the junta forces back hree blocks. A spokesman said two truckloads of junta soldiers were captured and one tank disabled. Rivera Caminero claimed the new fighting did not violate the cease- fire. Our understanding is that tie cease-fire applies exclusively to the downtown sector," he said. Newsmen have been unable to get close to the fighting. The main rebel enclave is in the city's downtown area. It Is separated from the northwest battle zone by a corridor held by American paratroopers. The corridor links up with an "international zone of refuge" held by tion. The President filled In the chinks in a program he already tad announced Saturday. And he said that the recommendations "will accomplish, prudently and responsibly, a major reform of the excise tax structure." The Johnson plan would nate some of the existing taxes on July 1, with. « slash of $1.75 billion on and with a reduction 6£ tra same amount effective ne*t Jan. 1. ,, •;.,;:. ; Beyond that, Johnson ,1s proposing a $464-milllon , flash spread over several years, up to 1970. Apparently aware of .some misgivings over whether, the government should make such substantial tax cuts in view of possible increases in military spending in Viet. Nam especially, Johnson told Congress: , .: "In proposing these reductions, I am fully aware of our present and prospective commitments for the defense of the free world. It is impossible to predict precisely what expenditures these may involve m the uture. There is, however, no resent indication that expendi- ures will increase to an extent hat would make these excise tax reductions inadvisable. Indeed, our international esponsibilities require that we edouble our efforts to assure he continued healthy growth of ur economy. Barring some udden change in the present orld situation, I am sure that hese excise tax reductions will 3e a sound and profitable in- estment in that growth." : And, to insure that the tax eduction make a maximum ontrlbution to price stability nd balanced prosperity, Johnson said: I call on American business It includes the and other lega- jobs. The federation board meeting with officials and the Ten of the planes destroyed Michigan Week closing parade See EXPERTS—Page 10. at Coldwater. South Bend Community Education Association, not involved in the strike, was set for Wednes- jday. Bruggner said the board "cannot legally negotiate or bargain." The proposed meeting was miss them if they didn't return. The strikers' following swelled from 300 to more than 360. But more than 1,000 of the city's teachers remained on the job during the week-long walkout by their union colleagues. Substitute teachers, parents and even gifted pupils manned the teacherless classrooms. After the agreement, Jardine said he was looking hopefully to a successful ending of the school year U.S. Marines. U.S. Embassy tions. U.S. Air Force transports flew in 164 Nicaraguan troops for the inter-American peace force being raised by the Organization of American States. A force of 250 Honduran soldiers was the first to arrive and a contingent of 20 Costa Rican police is en route. A force of 800 Brazilian troops is expected. The United States has 23,000 troops and Marines in the Dominican Republic. Mounted police and 400 riot- squad troops surrounded the Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday while President Arturo Illia met with his Cabinet to decide whether to send troops to Santo Domingo. Police broke up a demonstration of 100 persons protesting the presence of U.S. troops in the Dominican Republic. Ambassador W. Averell Harr iman said on the ABC television program "Issues and Answers' in Washington Sunday that the United States had "good solid information" it has not made public concerning Communis involvement in the Dominican revolt. But he retreated from pre vious contentions by U.S. offi cials that Col. Francisco Caa mano Deno, the rebel leader, i dominated by Communists. "There is no contention tha Col. Caamano today is dominal ed by the Communists," Harr man said. Caamano said in a CBS telev: sion interview on Face the Na tion that he blamed U.S. Am bassador William Tapley Ben nett Jr. for the problems in hi strife-torn nation. "Mr. Bennett has sent th wrong information to the Unite States," Caamano said. to translate lower excise taxes promptly into lower retail prices for consumers." Johnson spelled out in more detail his proposals made In a statement Saturday: On retail taxes — those the buyers pay in the markets and stores — the complete repeal of evies on handbags, luggage, toilet articles, jewelry and furs on July 1. On taxes manufacturers pay before the products reach the dealers — complete repeal on July 1 of those on business machines, sporting goods other han fishing gear, radios, television sets, phonographs and records, musical instruments, cameras, film and other photo- -raphlc equipment, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, electric, gas and oil appliances, fountain and ballpoint pens, mechanical pencils, lighters, matches and playing cards. Miscellaneous taxes — Repeal at midyear of those on safe deposit boxes, coin-operated amusement devices, bowling alleys and pool tables. As previously announced, the ax on cars would come down Erom 10 to 7 per cent July 1 and later on to 5 per cent effective See TAXES — Page 10. 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