Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on July 19, 1965 · Page 5
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Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 5

Ironwood, Michigan
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Monday, July 19, 1965
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MONDAY, JULY 19, 1965. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN FIVE From Air South Viet Nam Look? Like Cemetery By HAL BOYLE DA NANC, South Viet Nam >APi — Leaves from a war reporter's notfoook: From the air South Viet; Nam '»oKs in many places like a vastj •':nii'tery. j When you first fly over the' •ountrysirte. you notice what at r irst look like bomb craters or >ld abandoned wells. ' ; But no one could have dropped that many bombs or abandoned that many wells. What you are seeing are the tombs of some of Asia's unnum-' bcred dead. Tombs outnumber the rice paddies, where grow in vivid preen the white grains that feed the country's living millions. The tombs cluster by the hundreds In every patch of san- cJy outworn soil. In smaller numbers, they also stud the fertile rice paddies, as if the clamorous dead were draining the sustenance of the living. Some* of the tombs are new and handsome in gold and blue colors. But most are gray and old and lichen-encrusted, and the dead within them as forgot-' ten as the faded, fallen leaves of a flame tree. 'Happy Humphrey 1 Enjoys New Life After Losing 600 Pounds HOW!—Getting into the spirit of things at Saturday's gigantic parade that was held as part of the Hiawatha Festival are "Chief" Charles E. Gotta, left, of the Hiawatha Committee, and Russell W. Glynn, manager of the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce. Clad from head to toe in the garb of an Indian chief, Got- ta, standing firm and erect, greets the huge throngs that lined the streets in typical Indian tradition, while Glynn appears to be getting carried away and jubilantly throws up both arms in a gesture of friendship and "peace." (Daily Globe Photo) The poet Sara Teasdale wrote of "children's faces looking up, holding wonder like cup." It is the faces of Vietnamese children that give most encouragement to Americans here. They are so bright-eyed, enthusiastic, and eager to accept change. n the eyes of the middle-aged ! and elderly, you are depressed to see sometimes a veiled ani- mosUy or at best a dull passivity. Often you have the feeling they don't really see you at all — they are either looking, through you or around you, as if j you were not there at all. But the children and the youths see you. They are inter-j ested in Americans and this Is cheering, even though you may, have to face up to the fact that what they are looking for may more often be a cigarette than help to political freedom. The hardest thing for Americans to get used to over here is Vietnamese money. It is by far| the shabbiest paper currency on I earth, particularly in small de-l nominations. j The largest bill is the 500- i piastre note. This is worth about! $7. and they are invariably j clean and crisp and neat. The average Vietnamese vorker, who earns from less i!i:>n 60 up to 85 piastres a day, rarely gets his hands on one. i h ? 100- and 200-piastre notes .';ie usually in pretty good shape, too. The five, 10- and 20-piastre notes — and particularly the lives — are the financial language of the poor. The five- piastre note is so dirty, frayed, unsanitary and pawed over that you feel you may be contracting k nameless disease every time you accept one in change. AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Hap-, py Humphrey weighed 802 pounds three years ago, and he was so fat he had to sit up to sleep. Today, fresh from a dieting research program, he is almost 600 pounds lighter and says the difference has changed his life. "For the first time in my life I can cross my legs." said Happy, crossing them. -'Look at this. ' "I can do things now that £' could never do before I can hunt and fish and swim And tor the first time in 15 years 1 ;an sleep lying down. I was so big that I used to have to sleep Bitting at a 45-degree angle. "I can even wear store-bought clothes now," said Happy, | whose real name is William J. Cobb. The Atlanta Constitution told heart attack In 1962 while wrestling under the name Happy Humphrey. A physician in his tiometown, Macon, 3a., cold him to reduce. Cobb managed to get his weight jown to 544 pounds Defore becoming a volunteer patient in June, <963, at the Medical College M 3eorgia's Clinical fnvestigation Unit. Dr Wayne V. Greenberg was :onducting a research project to 'determine which diets are most effective and whether it is better to nibble all day or take your calories '.n one dose. Cobb lived at the hospital un- der precisely controlled conditions until last April, when his weight had dropped to 227 pounds. During his stay Cobb never ate less than 1,000 calories a day. He dieted in 56-day cycles. For 28 days he was given three meals a day and a bedtime snack, with the same food served every meal. For the next 28 days he ate the same food taut all at one meal. Three diets were alternated in cycles, one mostly fats, another mostly carbohydrates and the third predominately protein. Dr. Greenberg said final data had not been compiled but the protein diet seemed most effective. While on that diet, Cobb ate ground beef twice a day. He weighs 230 pounds and says he can't recall not being fat. "When I was born, I weighed 18 pounds," said Cobb "Later I wore a bedsheet for a diaper. When I was 12 years old, 1 weighed 300 pounds. "Eating to me was like drinking is to some people. I couldn't stop. My grocery bill ran from $25 to $30 a day. "I have eaten a 14-pound turkey with all the trimmings at one sitting," he said. "And 1 could put away 15 chickens at • time." CIBOLA'S SEVEN CITIES Early S p a n I - h explorers searched for the Seven Cities ol Cibola because of their reputedly fabulous wealth These cities supposedly were located in what now is the southwestern section of the United States. IN JUST 15 MINUTES IF YOU HAVE TO SCRATCH YOUR ITCH, Your 48o oack al any drOf ttore. Qulck-dryln« [TCII-ME-NOT deadeB* the Itch and horning. Antiseptic actlcfi kills germs to speed besllnf. flor f»r eczema, Insect bites, foot Itch, other surface rashes. Now at Ironwood Pharmacy. FIRST PLACE WINNER — Winning first place in the float contest which was entered in the parade here Saturday afternoon was the float submitted by the Gogebic Range Junior Chamber of Commerce, consisting of a large Indian war bonnet. Lloyd Lehto is shown standing on the float dressed in full regalia :'nd the girl in front of him is Karen Oman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Oman, Bessemer. (Daily Globe Photo) 20,000 Tour Science Lab LOS ALAMOS, N.M (AP) — Spokesmen estimate 20,000 persons during the weekend toured the laboratory where the first atomic bomb was made. The occasion was the first open house at Los Alamos scientific laboratory in five years. Some areas of the secret facility were opened to the public for the first time. The open house was timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the first detonation July 16, 1945, of an atomic bomb in southern New Mexico near Alamogordo. The situation in South Viet Nam is bewildering in many ways to thousands of the American military men stationed here. The customs of the people are so different, the conduct of the war itself is so different, from anything they have known before. But there is also a great determination on the part of most to see this thing through. I think the best expression of both this bewilderment and determination that I have heard was made by Capt. James W. Haerer, 33, a fighter pilot from Tampa, Fla. During a flight we made together on a supply plane to a mountain fort, Haerer said: "You don't always know what you're fighting over here — but you know it has to be fought." Training Has To Be Reduced HOUSTON, Tex. (AP)—Some training exercises for Gemini 5 astronauts have been junked because of a time shortage, space official says. Paul Haney, Manned Spacecraft Center public affairs officer, said Sunday that astronauts L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles Conrad Jr. do not have time enough left between now and the expected Aug. 19 launch date to complete a training schedule laid out for the 8-day flight. "We have had to cancel planetarium star studies," he said, "and several other exercises." Practicing the proper escape methods from a dummy spacecraft submerged in water are others that have been scrapped, sources say. Another casualty of the time /shortage is individual news interviews with Cooper and Conrad. Haney said the interviews instead would be with all news- gathering agencies asking questions at the same time. 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