Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 18, 1965 · Page 1
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Ironwood, Michigan
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TEMPERATURES: S4 hr. period to 12 noon: 63; 50. Previous 24 hr. period: 63: 36. Year ago: High 69; Low 52. Rain, .22 in. Precipitation, to date, 14.75 in. I RON WOOD DAILY GLOBE FORECASTS — Mostly cloudy and cool tonight and Wednesday. A chance.of a few light shower* tonight and Wednesday. Low tonight 38 to 45. High Wednesday mostly in the 40s. 46th YEAR, NUMBER 152. ASSOCIATED PRESS LBASCD WIRE NEWS SERVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 18, 1965. TEN PAGES SINGLE COPY 10 CENTS. President Asks Changes in Labor Laws School Aid Bill Of $544 Million Passed by Mouse Teachers Retirement Fund Bill Approved By AL SANDNER Associated Press Writer LANSING (AP)—A $544 million state school aid bill and a $76 million teachers retirement fund bill headed the list of 42 measures that passed preliminary debate in the House Monday. In a 4V2-hour session, the House moved 42 measures, many of them appropriations bills, into position for a final vote. When the smoke from a Friday flurry of committee activity cleared Monday, House members found they had 267 bills on the active calendar and 17 more on the table, most of them fiscal reform bills. Some 625 of the 1,009 bills introduced were left in committee for the next legislative session. Measures moved to the final voting state included bills to establish state meat inspection •nd milk pricing regulations, create a Saginaw-Bay State College, provide 75 per cent state funding for community mental health programs, and establish a turkey hunting season. The only measures to stir up heated debate, however, were a bill to waive law school entrance requirements for legislators and to allow the holding of a driver's license as security before his appearance in court- allowing him to drive on a court permit. The law school bill was killed with the efforts of its sponsor Rep. Dale Kildee, D-Flint, who said he was sorry he "got snookered into sponsoring it." It was a bad bill, he said, which he never expected to win support or get past the House Judiciary Committee. The traffic bill, which provides for the holding of a person who is apprehended driving on an expired court permit, drew sharp debate. "This is a rotten bill; there is no other way to describe it," said Rep. Daniel Cooper, D-Oak Park. "We should not expand the sphere of the police officer- allowing him to convert your license to a security for your appearance in court." Further consideration of the measure was postponed until Wednesday. The school aid bill would increase the aid fund by $112 mil- i lion. It includes a $91 million increase recommended by Lynn Bartlett, retiring state superintendent of public instruction; a $12 million state aid program for construction and building maintenance In heavily indebted districts, nursery school programs, transportation for students at the state schools for the deaf and blind. The retirement bill, which is charged against the school aid fund although it is not a part of the aid bill, improves state payments into the fund by, $22.8 million—$8 million more than was recommended by Bov. George Romney. FOOD STAMP PROGRAM UNDERWAY— The Food Stamp Program officially got underway in Ironwood Monday when the sale of food stamps began at the former Jacquart Store on E. McLeod Ave. Program officials, both from the area and from out of town were present for the event, along with civic and organizational leaders. They are, from left to right: Al McLaughlin, local representative for the Food Stamp Program; J. Orr, Chicago, representing the program; Mrs. Olga Hanson, chairman of the Welfare Committee of the Gogebic County Board of Supervisors; Fred Tezak, Russell W. Glynn, manager of the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce; Eugene R. Zinn, chairman, Gogebic County Board of Supervisors; Mayor Alfred Wright, and C. Seifert, auditor for the program. (Daily Globe Photo) Junta Rejects Peace Plan, Poises Threat of Drive Against Rebels Time Bomb Is Found Near U.S. Embassy RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) — Police fgund a time bomb in a garden adjoining the U.S. Embassy early today shortly before it was set to explode. A police spokesman said there were no clues as to who had placed it beside the embassy. "Sold Everything & More" Reported On Result-Getting Ad! Everything advertised was sold and "more, too" the advertiser reported on this Daily Globe Want-Ad: TOASTMASTER WATER HEATER —52-gal., 2-piece mohair set, used doors with hardware, lavatory, and toilet. Phone 000-0000 after 5. This result-getting Daily Globe Want-Ad was one of the ads published during our. Special Offer. Cost only $2.00 and sold lots of merchandise. On The Ring* And In The Ontomgon Country It's Th« Ironwood Daily Globe Wint-Adi Got Th* Quick Action Raiultt Phon* 132-2211 for Mitt Ad-T«k«r By ROBERT BERRELLEZ SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican junta today poised the threat of^n all-out drive against the rebels after rejecting a new peace plan offered by Washington. As the junta sent tanks and fresh troops with mortars and artillery against rebel holdouts in northern Santo Domingo, Foreign Minister Horacio Viciosa warned that all resistance would be crushed unless the insurgents drop their "absurd and unacceptable pretensions." The junta president, Brig. Gen. Antonio Imbert Barrera, rejected a U.S. proposal reportedly calling for a coalition, saying it would open the way to a Communist takeover. The plan offered by presidential assistant McGeorge Bundy and three other officials from Washington reportedly called for a government headed by Antonio Guzman, agriculture minister under exiled President Juan Bosch. Guzman was known to be acceptable to the rebel regime headed by Col. Francisco Caamano Deno. The rebels originally sought the return of Bosch and of the constitution which was junked when the military overthrew him. Imbert called Guzman a "Bosch puppet." He said hf reminded the U.S. envoys that a prime U.S. aim was to prevent the Dominican Republic from falling under Red domination. U.S. spokesmen have begun retreating from Washington's original contention that Communists were dominating the rebel movement. The leader of the peace-making team sent to Santo Domingo by the Organization of American States returned to Washington Monday night and said his group had made no progress. "Unless and until the Dominican factions decide to trust each other, it is hard to figure how peace can be accomplished in the Dominican Republic," said Ambassador Ricardo Colombo of Argentina. Accompanying the OAS mission was Jack Hood Vaughn, an assistant secretary of state for inter - American affairs who went to Santo Domingo with Bundy. Gunfire echoed for nearly an hour Monday night north of the U.S.-patrolled corridor through the capital as junta forces waged a house-to-house battle against rebels outside the 20- block rebel area inside the U.S. lines. Bolstered by about 300 fresh soldiers from the armed forces training center at San Isidro Air Base, the junta claimed its forces had advanced five or six blocks in the northern suburbs in 24 hours. It is estimated that 300 rebels were making a stand against more than 1,500 junta soldiers. Commodore Francisco J. Rivera Caminero, secretary of the junta armed forces, said the drive was proceeding slowly eastward on a straight line because "we're carrying out a house-to-house search for weapons." People fleeing the area said military and civilian casualties were heavy. A check of two hospitals showed 9 dead and 64 wounded, mostly military personnel. It was impossible to Inquire at hospitals in the fighting zone. Caamano, the rebels' provl- Police Remove MSU Students Staging Sit-in at City Hall By BOB VOCES Associated Press Writer EAST LANSING (AP) — Police had to carry out 70 chanting and singing Michigan State University students early today when they staged a sit-in at East Lansing City Hall to back demand for immediate passage of an open occupancy bill. The students, led by the campus chapter of the NAACP and the SNCC, sat down in a corridor outside the council chamber while the council still was in session. They ignored a plea by Mayor Gordon Thomas to "act like rational people" and clear the building. sional president, did not dispute the junta's claims to have advanced five or six blocks in the north, but he said the rebels had never set up permanent positions in this area. Caamano said he had not had any contact with Bundy or any other U.S. envoys but added that a meeting was possible soon. "I want to tell you that I am very optimistic at this time," he told newsmen. "I hope that in a few hours there will be a final victory for the constitutionalists and peace in the Dominican government." Johnson sent Bundy's mission to the Dominican Republic Sunday. It is composed of Bundy, Vaughn, Undersecretary of State Thomas C. Mann and Undersecretary of Defense Cyrus R. Vance. Argentina announced that it is trying to arrange a conference of seven South American foreign ministers to discuss the Dominican crisis and strengthen the Latin-American system. lhant Asks Halt In Hostilities UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) — Secretary-General U Thant made a personal appeal today to the warring factions in the Dominican Republic for an immediate halt in hostilities. In a statement released at U.N. headquarters Thant said: "Peaceful means are the only ones which can bring about a lasting settlement of the conflict now besetting the Dominican Republic, and no effort should be spared by those concerned, to put an end to the fighting which has caused already so much bloodshed and destruction." Thant added that he wanted to convey to all those involved in the Dominican Republic "my most pressing and earnest appeal to heed the call of the Security Council for an immediate cessation of hostilities as an essential step in bringing about a propitious atmosphere in which a solution may be found to the grave difficulties facing the Dominican Republic." The council Friday called for a cease-fire and instructed Thant to send a personal representative to the Dominican Republic. The representative, Jose Antonio Mayobre of Venezuela, Is on the scene. When the demonstrators refused to move by a 12:30 a.m deadline, police hauled them out one by one, a job that took an hour. Coeds, clutching their purse in front of them, were strapped to stretchers so they wouldn't fall off while being carried downstairs from the second floor. Male students were hauled out by four policemen each, two on the arms and two on the legs. Ingham . County Prosecutor Don Reisig asked coeds to climb on the stretchers so police wouldn't have to handle them All refused. Most sang while being remov ed—the favorite song was "We Shall Overcome." An origina group of 24 East Lansing police were assisted by 12 Lansing police, six state police and six Ingham County sheriff's depu ties. White youths outnumbered Negroes among the demonstra tors and nearly half were coeds There was one blind youth clutching a white cane. No arrests were made and demon strators were dumped on lawn to the rear of the city hall. Some wanted to continue an all-night vigil but the dem onstration broke up around 2:30 a.m. after a parade through downtown East Lansing. "No one was hurt, and that' the way we wanted it," said Police Chief Charles Pegg. "I don't think this will in fuence the city council one bit,' commented Thomas, a professor in the MSU Speech Department who added that he still was willing to meet with the group at anytime. Attendance at the counci meeting was limited to 130 with fire laws being cited, to cut the number of students allowed in the building. Several hundred other demonstrators paradec outside carrying torches and hand - lettered placards with such slogans as 'Open Up Your Minds," and "Quiet, The Coun cil is Sleeping." Byron Peterson, campus NAACP president, protested that the council was not moving fast enough in considering an open occupancy ordinance. The student groups have protested that Negroes have been refused rentals in East Lansing. "There is a problem here, bul we are working on it steadily, 1 Thomas said. "It is easier to get such housing in East Lan sing now than it was five years ago." The council unanimously adopted a resolution declaring i "reaffirms its long-standing support of efforts to assure equal housing opportunity for all its citizens." It also approved insertion of a non-discrimination clause in future city contracts. Senate Approves $147.7 Million In Expenditures Higher Education Study Is Rejected By DICK BARNES Associated Press Writer LANSING (AP) — The Senate approved $147.7 million in state spending for 1965-66 Monday night—and did it with only two arguments. Senators debated at length a minor expenditure for study of j an osteopathic college and a; proposed $100,000 study of higher education by the new State Board of Education before ap- pr:v'ng the former and rejecting the latter. Then, in a rapid-fire series of final votes on which not one dissent was recorded, it passed these appropriations bills: — $101,661,959 for mental health. — $20,431,547 for public health. — $20,109,629 for corrections. — $2.8 million for study and preliminary planning of capital outlay projects. — $2 million for scholarships to college students. — $673,460 for' local airport development. The figures were close to those recommended by Gov. George Romney in his budget message. But that wasn't the case in the House, where a $544 million school aid bill moved without debate into position for final passage. That measure is nearly $80 million above Romney's suggestion. The House also moved a flock of other spending bills up to the final vote position. The Senate put over until Wednesday preliminary debate on a school aid proposal which is $62 million less than the House measure. The osteopath debate ran for almost an hour before the Senate voted 17-11 to permit the study of the proposed college. The school is planned for Pontiac. A bill permitting certain work to go forward was killed in Appropriations Committee last Friday. Sen. Raymond Dzendzel, D-Detroit, tacked the study amendment onto a $2.8 million project study bill. "Despite the fact that our osteopaths provide the basic health care for one third of our state's population, there has never been an osteopathic college in our state," he declared. Sen. Edward Robinson argued for an amendment to the same bill providing the funds for an 18 to 24 month study of higher education. Opponents said the study should wait until the board has selected its new superintendent of public instruction—a man who will be the state's highest paid TURNS OVER GAVEL—Ironwood Mayor Alfred Wright turns over his gavel to student Mayor Dale Pryor in a ceremony conducted Monday night before the start of the special meeting of the Ironwood City Commission. Pryor presided over the meeting of the student city commission which was held in conjunction with Student Government Day in the city Monday. (Daily Globe Photo) U.S. Resumes Air Raids Against North Viet Nam SAIGON (AP) — The United States resumed air strikes against North Viet Nam today, a U.S. military spokesman said. The spokesman said 30 U. S. Navy war planes from the 7th Fleet carrier Coral Sea attacked a petroleum storage area at Phu Qui, 125 miles south of Hanoi. Initial pilot reports said severe damage was inflicted on the target, which was reported burning. All planes returned safely, a spokesman said. The strikes were the first against the Communist North in six days. There was no explanation here for their resumption. The break in the day-by-day bombing, never officially explained, was widely regarded as a potential opening for a Communist bid for negotiations. No such development, was apparent. The lull began shortly before Secretary of State Dean Rusk went to Vienna for a meeting Last Friday with his British and French counterparts and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko at which it was thought Viet Nam might be discussed. Gromykp politely declined to be drawn into such a discussion with Rusk at the gathering, held in connection with celebraion of the 10th anniversary of the Austrian independence treaty. Meantime, picked up. Vietnamese helicopters killed 128 Viet Cong troops and captured 31 in three operations today and Monday. But 11 government troops were killed and 58 were missing in a Viet Cong attack on a hamlet 100 miles east of Saigon. More than a battalion of South Vietnamese troops hit a at $40,000 if a pending i Viet Cong training camp 30 the ground war troops and U.S. official higher education appropriation bill is approved. Robinson declared "we must There was no immediate report of government casualties in this operation. In Binh Tuy Province, two companies of Viet Cong attacked a village 65 miles east of Saigon Monday. Four U.S. helicopters battered the Communists while ground troops reinforced a regional-forces company defending the village. A U.S. spokesman said 50 Viet Cong were killed—30 of them by fire from the helicopters—while five of the defenders were killed and four were wounded. Vietnamese marines made a series of sweep operations Monday in Kon Turn Province, 60 miles north of Saigon, and killed 38 Viet Cong, a U.S. spokesman said. The government setback came in Binh Thuan Province, where a Viet Cong company infiltrated a hamlet. In the air, U.S. Navy and Air Force jets flew 153 sorties against suspected Communist positions in South Viet Nam. For the sixth consecutive day no attacks on North Viet Nam were reported. In another operation six battalions of South Vietnamese troops pushed through heavy jungle near the frontier with North Viet Nam in search of a major Viet Cong base camp and supply point. Two squadrons of U.S. Marine helicopters lifted part of the government troops into the area near the demilitarized zone along the 17th Parallel. Reports reaching Vietnamese intelligence sources said elephants had been bringing heavy equipment, possibly including pack artillery, from North Viet Nam to the Viet Cong base. Viet Cong guerrillas blew up a 25-foot concrete railroad bridge 2»/2 miles south of the Da Nang miles south of the Da Nang Air Base early today. During seven! Air Base early today. hours of fighting they killed at: Two platoons of Vietnamese at some point in time admit this least 40 guerrillas and captured popular forces were guarding a board is here and recognize its constitutional mandate." six, U.S. officials reported after a body count of the dead. Senate Leaders Try to Unite Backers of Voting-Rights Bill WASHINGTON (AP) ate leaders tried today to unite \ week. backers of the voting-rights bill, j He Sen- j tion to shut off debate later this would need signatures larger bridge a quarter of a mile away. Apparently no Vietnamese troops were in the vicinity of the smaller bridge. The Vietnamese government has been working hard to restore railway service in the area south of Da Nang but has met with repeated setbacks because of Viet Cong sabotage. Rail traffic now cannot move Wiping Out of Right-to-Work Laws Proposed Extension of Minimum Wage Coverage Urged WASHINGTON (AP) —President Johnson urged Congress today to repeal Section 14B of the Taft-Hartley Act and thus wipe out right-to-work laws in 19 states. Johnson also asked Congress to extend minimum wage coverage to an additional 4.5 million workers. He did not recommend an increase in the present federal minimum of $1.25 an hour, a major goal of labor leaders. "The question is not whether the minimum wage should be increased but when and by how much," Johnson said in his labor message to Congress. The Congress should consider carefully the effects of higher minimum wage rates on the incomes of those employed, and also on costs and prices, and on job opportunities — particularly for the flood of teen-agers now entering our labor force." Johnson also recommended legislation to discourage overtime work in order to spread employment by boosting, the overtime pay requirements from time and one-half to double time. While Johnson's message did not spell out the details, accompanying legislation would require double time pay only after 48 hours of work in a given week. This would drop one hour a week over a three-year period to 45 hours a week for workers now covered by the law. The double time provision apparently would not apply to the 4.5 million additional workers which the legislation seeks to bring under provisions of present law. The additional workers to be covered by the $1.25 minimum wage and the present time and one-half for overtime past 40 hours a week would be largely in retail trade, laundries and dry cleaning establishments, hotels and motels, restaurants, hospitals and some other industries. In another recommendation, Johnson asked Congress to overhaul the federal-state unemployment insurance system and its present patchwork of varying jobless benefits. "No major improvements have been made since its original enactment 30 years ago," Johnson said of the Jobless aid program. Johnson discouraged labor's drive to cut the present federal standard work week of 40 hours. "I do not think the time ^for change in the law has come," Johnson said. But he left the door open for later action on both higher minimum wages and a reduced work week. "As average wages rise, the minimum wage level should be increased periodically," Johnson said in suggesting that Congress review the matter. On the question of the work more than a fev Da Nang. miles south of to do so. He hoped the poll-tax amendment would make this task easier. Alabama, Mississippi, Texas The U.S. Air Force's inspector general, Lt. Gen. William Martin, arrived from Washing- Success, they felt, could lead to | from two-thirds of the senators an end of debate and passage of the measure late next week. The apparent key: a vote today on an amendment to heal the wounds suffered by some of the bill's backers when their state and local elections to pay mme tne cause of the disastrous attempt to ban the poll tax in poll taxes. A constitutional cn ain of explosions at the Bien state and local elections was amendment has banned the poll Hoa Air Base Sunday. I _ I __ F ton with a team of experts and and Virginia require* Voters in • began an investigation to deter- President to Speak At Luci's Graduation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Johnson will be the commencement speaker June 1 when his daughter Lucl, 17, is graduated from National Cathedral School for Girls. He confirmed the reports at a White House state dinner Monday night. Luci plans to go on to George- itown University School of Nursing in the fall. beaten by a 49-45 vote last week. The administration opposed including a flat ban in the bill, claiming it would be of doubtful constitutionality. This split the bill's backers. Today's amendment would insert in the measure a congressional declaration that the right to vote in certain states is denied or abridged by making- poll taxes a prerequisite to voting. Losers in last week's battle have urged such a statement. They say it would strengthen the attorney der another rects him to test the poll taxes in court. The amendment tax as a requirement for voting 1 in federal elections. Military spokesmen U.S. Air Force men said 18 are now The M a n s f i e 1 d-Dirksen! listed as killed and 9 others as amendment reportedly has ad- missing and presumed dead. ministration backing and, if ac- i A total of 10 3 Americans were cepted by the bipartisan anti- : injured, 74 Air Force men and poll-tax forces, could clear away a major stumbling block to passage of the bill. At Monday's session, the Senate rejected 60 to 19 an amendment by Sen. Herman Talmadge, D-Ga., to strike from 29 Army men. Seven were evacuated to the Philippines, 12 were hospitalized in Saigon and 84 have returned to duty after treatment. The last of the live bombs were being cleared today from week, Johnson said: "I am requesting the National Commission on Technology, Automation and Economic Progress to include on its agenda full consideration of the matter of 'work periods'." Johnson's comments on the repeal of Section 14B of the Taft-Hartley Act were brief. He said "with the hope of reducing conflicts in our national labor policy that for several years have divided Americans in various states, I recommend the repeal of Section 14B of the Taft-Hartley Act with such other technical changes as are made necessary by this action." There is every indication of a major fight in Congress over the proposal to repeal that section, which permits states to enact laws banning closed shop contracts. Such contracts require workers to join a union to keep their jobs. Labor leaders laws anti-union. consider such Repeal of the the bill a requirement that cov- tlie debris of the shattered ramp where the explosion of a bomb ^ being loaded aboard a U.S. jet general's hand un- federal district court in Wash- j bomber sent a chain of explo- ered states obtain the approval of tlie attorney general or the section which di- j ington before putting new election laws into effect. Talmadge denounced the provision as "blatantly unconstitu- was intro- sions through a line of U.S. planes being readied for a strike against the Viet Cong. Maj. Gen. Joseph duced by Democratic Leader tional," but Sen. Joseph D. Ty- commander of U.S H. Moore, Air Force Mike Mansfield and Republican l dings, D-Md. ( said it "was vital ! operations in Viet Nam and Leader Everett M. Dirksen. ! to prevent some states from de- i Thailand, said earlier that a i Mansfield later told newsmen vising new barriers against the i preliminary inquiry showed the | he probably would file a peti-i right to vote. j See RAIDS—Page I. provision is strongly opposed by some business and industrial groups. The Taft-Hartley law specifically permits union shops but 14B modifies that by giving individual states the right to override the rule if they choose. Johnson said the legislation on unemployment insurance would extend coverage to some 5 million more workers, lengthen the period of jobless benefits and increase the amount of payments. The legislation calls for an increase of 0.15 per cent in un- See LABOR-Faf e a*

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