Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on July 21, 1965 · Page 1
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TEMPERATURES: 24 hr. period to 12 noon: VI; 62. Previous 24 hr. period: 71; 52. Year ago: High 82; Low bo. Precipitation, year to date, 19.37. Humidity, 85 per cent. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE FORECASTS — Mostly cloudy tonight and Thursday. A little warmer tonight. Low tonlgnt in the 60s. High Thursday in the 70s. 46th YEAR, NUMBER 206. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE NEWS SERVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 21, 1965. FOURTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPY 10 CENTS. Porcupines Park Road Bill Is Vetoed Conferees Reach Agreement on Medicare Bill Final Action Might Be Taken Next Week By RARRY SCHWEID WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate and House conferees agreed today on a historic bill '.o establish a comprehensive medical •jarc program for older Americans. The agreement was nailed down at a sixth meeting of the conferees to resolve differences! between the bills passed by the, House April 8 and by the Sen-j etc July 9. One of the last decisions! reached, said Sen. George.- Smsthers, D-Fla., was to make the first $6,600 in income taxable to support the broadest expansion of Social Security in 30 years. By next week, when technical experts are through dotting the I's and crossing the t's, the measure will be ready for final action in the House and Senate. * * * The $6.600 tax base is the Senate figure, to cover benefits totaling $7 billion a year. The House had voted for a $5,600 tax base with S6 billion in benefits. The most immediate item is a 7 per cent increase in cash payments under old age, survivors and disab » it ^ ur ^. k today and'prepared to step into GOLDBERG PICKED—Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg, center, receives congratulations from Secretary of State Dean Rusk and President Johnson after the President's surprise announcement that he was to succeed the late Adlai Stevenson as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Up to the moment of the announcement, speculation had centered on Rusk as the likeliest nominee. (NEA Telephoto) Goldberg Cancels Vacation to Get Ready for His New UN Assignment By RAYMOND J. CROWLEY] WASHINGTON fAF) — Ar-| thur J. Goldberg, a justice with! nis suits and his certioraris all' packed for a working vacation in the Virgin Islands, unpacked of the and Means Committee, announced the major decisions reached by the conference committee. Among them are: — 60 days of hospitalization under the bill's basic health insurance plan for persons over 65. The patient would pay the first $40 of the hospital costs., For each day above 60 but up to a 90-day limit, the patient, would pay $10. — 100 days of post hospital care in a nursing home, with the patient paying $5 for each day above 20. '. — 100 home visits by nurses or technicians. * * * — Psychiatric hospital care up to a 190-day lifetime limit would be provided in the basic hospital insurance program. Extended stay in a facility prK marily for the care and treatment of mental diseases or tuberculosis would not be covered, i — The fees of specialists in: anesthesiology, radiology, physical therapy and pathology would be excluded from the basic plan but could be paid for under a supplemental voluntary plan. Speaker John W. McCormack, D-Mass., said the conference report will be taken up by the House next Tuesday. Approval by the House and then the Senate will send the bill to the White House for President Johnson's signature. Wavs ris new sador to the United Nations. "I'd rather the President hadn't asked me," said the jurist named to succeed Adlai E. Stevenson, "but I will do my best." | The dynamic, up-from-pover-i ty Supreme Court justice, form-! er labor lawyer and whirlwind secretary of labor, held a news conference Tuesday to explain why he heeded the summons irom President Johnson. i "I responded to the call ofj he said simply. | it was his wife, black- Guam-Based Bombers Attack Installations of Viet Cong By EDWIN Q. WHITE (continuing harassment, and dis SAIGON, South Viet Nam '' ruption of known areas of Viet (AP) — Guam-based B52 jet j Cong activity," the spokesman .BJ, McNamara lave Conference About Viet Nam Increase in U.S. Strength Possible By ELTON C. I<A¥ WASHINGTON (AP) —President Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara sat down today for a full-dress conference on Viet Nam, sur- •ounded by a top administration officials. McNamara returned today rom Viet Nam, and told newsmen the ratio of Viet Cong to government forces is "totally unacceptable." He appeared ready to recommend an increase in U.S. strength in South Viet Nam lo offset the ratio. But rhe White House said today's meeting was not a decision-making session but one of deliberations. Press secretary Bill B. Moyers said it may be some time, perhaps a matter of days, before the deliberations and discussions are finished and any announcements of results can be made For the time being the question of increased U.S. military reinforcements in Viet Nam and the possible expansion of the draft and calling up of Reserves were left in suspension. Vietnamese Conflict Poses Critical Question for LBJ By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER | WASHINGTON (AP) — Perhaps the most critical question the Vietnamese conflict poses to President Johnson today is how to send about 100,000 more U.S. troops into South Viet Nam in the next several months without taking over the anti-Communist war. For years the official U.S. stance in the Southeast Asian conflict has been one of advising and assisting the South Vietnamese forces in the defense of their own land. As American forces grown in number and moved Missouri Flood Waters Recede McNamara said that he, Ambassador-designate Henry Cabot Lodge and Gen. Earle G. Wheeler, Army chief of staff, who ac- bombers attacked Viet Cong 1 said. installations in a jungle area 301 The area of the raid was be- miles north-northwest of Saigon ', lieved to be just west of Bau tonight a U.S. military spokes- i Bang, where government forces man announced. | were hit hard a week ago by The spokesman said 30 of the i viet Cong troops, big strategic bombers took part | American casualties last week in the mission in Binh Duong Province and they dropped 500 tons of bombs. The fifth announced raid made by the B52s in the Vietnamese war, it was carried out the request of the Vietnamese haired Dorothy, an abstract! governmenfln a program of painter of professional standing, j who put the situation in more j poignant words. "Say all the! Jewish prayers, say all the Hailj all the Protestant us," she implored Telephone Rate Reduction Set LANSING CAP) — The State Public Service Commission today announced that Michigan Bell Telephone Co. and the commission have agreed on a rate reduction and adjustment plan that will save Michigan phone users $8.38 million a year. •£2-* -.£2"-an .z s -i ..sss^ "is a a k s..snns Marys, say prayers for reporters. * * * "We will need them all. I am mourning for Adlai. We are going into something new. I don't know the first thing about this, but I am sure Arthur will know." When Goldberg was named to the Supreme Court three years ago by President John F. Kennedy, Goldberg's wife ex- were among the heaviest in any single week of the war. A spokesman announced 28 U.S. servicemen were killed, 100 Man Sets Himself Afire In Protest to Treaty By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEOUL, Korea (AP) — A 62- year-old political worker set himself afire on the steps of the National Assembly building today to protest the Japanese-Ko- American dream come true. Tuesday she was more articulate than the usually articulate Goldberg in voicing their joint i egret at leaving the Supreme Court. "The law is holy," she said. "Those marble halls were not just a high tribunal. They were a sanctuary." It was Mrs. Goldberg who disclosed that the Goldbergs had called off, at least temporarily, their vacation in St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands. He had packed to take along ail his were wounded and seven were listed as missing or captured. Military officials said South Vietnamese forces suffered 735 casualties during the week, including 240 killed, 340 wounded and 155 missing or captured. Viet Cong losses were 419 killed and 28 captured, the officials said. The United States kept up its air war against North Viet Nam today while scattered action was reported on the ground in South Viet Nam. One U.S. Air Force plane crashed at sea 100 miles southwest of Saigon after being hit by gunfire but the pilot was picked up unharmed, a spokesman reported. The spokesman said 150 Communist guerrillas were killed in the Viet Cong attack Tuesday on million will be realized immedi-jthe Vietnamese special forces officials" this morning. McNamara told newsmen that the Viet Cong guerrillas now total about 165,000 and that this compares with about 500,000 South Vietnamese government forces. Officials have said in the past that a ratio of at least 10 to 1 is necessary to offset the hit-and- run tactics of the guerrillas. McNamara was asked about his Saigon statement that he had seen a deterioration in the situation since his last visit 15 months ago. His reply centered on the intensified attacks by the guerrillas, especially in the increase of terror activities against the civilian population. Then, he added that the situation is not all black. He said that "the Viet Cong themselves are suffering very high casualties." By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Floodwaters fell slowly in northwest Missouri today, but an alert was out for the lowlands along the Missouri River to the east of here. But there was a respite from the torrential rains that sent streams to record high levels Monday and Tuesday, leaving seven dead in storm-related incidents and causing damage running into the millions. No significant rain is expected in the next few days. The Missouri River is forecast to crest at 27 J /2 feet tonight at Waverly about 60 miles east of Kansas City. This would be 9Va feet over flood stage and within a foot of the record stage set in 1951. Still raging today was the stem of the Platte River, which rises about 120 miles due north near the Iowa line and bends across the northwest edge of tin Kansas City metropolitan ares into the Missouri River. The Platte hit a record cres 16 feet above flood stage earl today at Agency, Mo., 50 mile above its mouth. A northeasterly branch, th have have into attack operations against the Viet Cong guerrillas, this formal policy position has appeared to some officials to become increasingly inadequate. The problem seems certain to grow more difficult at the numbers and actions of U.S. forces increase. One specific issue which i arises in this connection is the issue of command, as the United States assumes larger and larger responsibilities for the conduct of the war. Some kind of joint structure would appear 1,0 be a logical necessity. The roles of U.S. and Vietnamese forces would appear to be increasingly those of allies. In a joint command system the United States, with its greater ultimate resources of arms and men, would surely have to as- ume primary responsibility. Romney Says Bill Did Not Provide Careful Planning Sen. Mack Expresses Bitter Disappointment LANSING (AP)—Gov. George Romney today announced a veto of a senate bill which would i have forbidden the State Conservation Department to block the extension of state highway M 107 through the Porcupine Mountains State Park. Romney, who took a six-mile hike through the park earlier this month, said any road through the wilderness area would need careful planning — Top administration policy makers, however, are reported xtremely reluctant to take any uch step. The aim of the United tates in fighting in South Viet Little Platte, receded afte climbing- 15 feet above floo stage at Smithville, a town of 2 outskirts o E. Hearne is to preserve that coun- ry's opportunities for freedom nd independence from Commu- 1st domination. In this sense — in the larger political maning of the war — he fight really is considered here to be ight and a South Vietnamese whatever widening part is played by U.S. forces will still be directed toward the preservation of South Viet Nam and not to any enhancement of position in Southeast the U.S. Asia. In addition, there are immediate questions of morale and o; measures to encourage the South Vietnamese leaders and which the bill did not provide. In a veto message to the senate, Romney said the bill "simply strips a state department of its rightful responsibility and calls for extension of a particular road that conceivably could result in t he worst solution to- the problem that proponents seek to correct. * * * "It is shot-gun legislation," the governor said, "lacking the specific restrictive approach re* quired. It calls lor action that, once taken, could never be reversed, however wrong. 'I will not be a party to what could be a classic miscalcula- ion in the quest both for development and preservation of the Upper Peninsula," he said. Romney said purpose of the bill, sponsored by Sen. Joseph Mack, D-Ironwood, is the extension of M 107 through the entire length of the park. It now ends in a scenic overlook at Lake of The Clouds. ately, an additional saving of $704,000 is projected for the near future and customers will realize $1.3 million in usage value at no additional cost. rean amity treaty. Huh Jik, chief of the statistics department of the minor Chun- pung-hoi party, smashed a bag of gasoline inside his coat pocket and then put a cigarette lighter to his coat. ; Police put out the fire but! Huh'5 face was and his clothes were He was reported in critical condition. working papers, including appli- "Got 'em Back" Says Advertiser of Lost Keys-Ad Cost $1.50 Lose something? Use a Daily Globe "Lost Ad" like this one and watch the action you get: cations for writs of certiorari, which if granted mean bringing cases of national importance before the Supreme Court. * * * As for Goldberg himself, he simply pledged that he would burnecTblack' P ursue nis U ' N - duties in strict- charred ' ly nonpartisan fashion, aiming 1 always for To most dent Johnson's selection of Goldberg to succeed Stevenson came as a surprise. The com- An optional one and two party flat rate service which will cut the cost of inter - zone calls in the Detroit area will start Sept. 1. The new econo - unit service carries a charge of $1 more than the present flat rate charge with a 60-message unit allowance for inter-zone calls. With this new service, the i customer who now pays $1 for message units can more than double his unit calling at no cost increase. Spivak said the immediate effect of this service will be a reduction of $2.24 million. camp at Bu Dop, 80 miles north of Saigon. The figure was based on Vietnamese body counts, he said. Vietnamese and American casualties in the camp previously were reported heavy. The j camp came under small arms] lire again Tuesday night but no casualties were reported. Heavy air strikes inside South Viet Nam were reported late Tuesday and throughout most of today. Targets included suspected Viet Cong troop concentrations and emplacements, support areas and structures. The Viet Cong shelled U.S. 1st LOST: KEYS op ring. Saturday, Newport, Sarkola's Store, Aycr Street area. Phone 000-0000 Liberal Reward. Lost items are usually returned to their owners quickly when a "Lost Ad" telling about the item is used in the Daily Globe Waat-Ads. The cost is small, the action fast. On Th* Rang* And In Th* Onionagon Country It's Th* Ironwood Daily Globe Want-Adi G*l Th* Quick Action Results Phon* 932-2211 for Mist Ad-Taktr residence rats will 20 cents to 30 cents 1, depnding exchange. A new metro - calling service will be offered to one million metropolitan Detroit area residence customers Oct. 1. Spivak All rural be reduced a month on Sept. on the size of the Division troops Bien Hoa base defending the for the third straight night and made two brief attempts to penetrate the American position. A U.S. .spokesman said casualties were very light and none of the wounded had to be evacuated. The 1st Division troops arrived in Viet Nam last week, and the Communists appeared to be trying to keep them on with Kosygin for three hours last week but informed sources said more time was needed to survey problems. The Harriman-Kosygin meetings are reported to be an attempt to avoid misunderstandings during the present strained relations over Viet Nam. Harriman came to Moscow July 12 on what he called a va- caton. He was American am- bassor here from 1943 to 1946. 000 on the north Kansas City. Gov. Warren asked the White House for al possible emergency assistance The Small Business Administra tion declared it a disaster area At the flood's height, 90 pe cent of Smithville's resident had been evacuated — som unwillingly and from second floor windows and porch roofs. On down the Platte, the 20 residents of Tracy were evacu ated as water rose into most o the houses. At Fairley, near the river's mouth, dikes failed and 120 residents fled as the Platte suddenly was a mile wide. At Kansas City, th Missouri rose four feet but still was at the bottom of the high levees which protect the city. Down the Missouri to the east, the Fishing River threatened the town of Orrick with the runoff from flash floods which early Tuesday inundated the Mosby community and inflicted heavy damage at Excelsior Springs, a I Harriman and Kosygin Meet MOSCOW (AP)— U.S. Ambassador-at-large W. Averell Harriman met today with Premier Alexei N. Kosygin to discuss world affairs and U.S.-Soviet relations. , Afterward, Harriman declined to discuss the meeting, which lasted an hour and 40 minutes. He told reporters he would have a statement later. It was their second meeting within a week. Harriman talked | resort town just northeast of Kansas City. Othei tributaries in the heavy rain belt east of Kansas City threatened Hardin and Norborne today. Interstate 29, U.S. 69, U.S. 169 and all other highways north out of Kansas City were blocked, as were roads throughout the area north and west of the Iowa and Nebraska lines. Railroads also were blocked and many trains detoured over other routes. the people whose support they can command to continue to take primary responsibility, no only in the military, but in th political fields. The dominan idea of the Johnson administra tion in planning expanded mil tary pressures on the Cornmu nists is to try to encourage and reinforce South Viet Nam' sense of independence and self reliance. How this can be done in actual practice will be considered by Johnson and his top military and diplomatic advisers in conferences beginning today upon the return from Saigon of Secretary of Defense Robert 8. McNamara and Ambassador-designate Henry Cabot Lodge. Administration officials have no doubt that the President will order very large increases in the number of U.S. forces in South Viet Nam. As these increases become effective they may radically alter the nature of the war in the sense that American forces will undertake more and more attack operations against the Viet Cong. mnn pxnlanaHrm tnrtav was that' said tnis new service will result, inon explanation today was mat,.,, o ,.„ 1Q „,.,„„„ ,,. afo ,. or) ,,r.H™ edge with harassing actions. A Goldberg established a reputation, in labor negotiations, as a man with unerring instinct for finding "areas of accommodation" without surrendering principle. No target date has been set for Goldberg to take over his new post. The Senate must consider the appointment first. Speculation was what is technically known as rife today as to! Goldberg's successor on the Supreme Court. But such speculation is pretty futile in the case ol President Johnson, a man full of surprises. Names mentioned include Thurgood Marshall, Negro battler for civil rights who was recently plucked from a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and nominated for solicitor general of the United States, and Patricia Harris, a vivacious Negro lady, nominated to be ambassador to Luxembourg. in a $2.19 million rate reduction. The state's more than 302,000 two party residence flat rate customers will receive a 15 cent monthly reduction and the some 74,000 residence four party customers will receive a 25 cent monthly reduction. The initial charge for a color telephone will be reduced $2.50 to $5. Many small business locations which have semipublic coin telephone service will receive decreases in their monthly billing. Mileage charges for customers with urban service outside base rate areas will be replaced Sept. 1 by zone charges resulting in lower rates for a majority of such customers. The reduction total, Spivak source at Bien Hoa, 12 miles north of Saigon, said the Viet Cong seemed to be trying "to keep everybody awake and jumpy." In similar attacks the guerrll las killed three Americans and wounded several Sunday night and inflicted light casualties Monday night. said, is nounced the largest by a single an- in ever utility Michigan history. It follows a previous Michigan Bell rate reduction effective last Feb. 1 which totalled $2.21 million. $3.5 Million Deficit At End of Fiscal 1965 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has announced tha the federal government ended fiscal 1965 with a $3.5-billion def icit. The June 30 figure was $2. billion less than the estimate o six months ago. Federal spend ing during the year was fixed at $96.5 billion with receipts ol $93 billion. Summing up arguments pro and con, he said: > "Proponents of this bill believe that such a project would open the park to many who cannot now enjoy its full wilderness appeal and at the same time enhance business in the Immediate area. "Opponents state that this park Is one of the last remaining untouched virgin wilderness areas of our state or any state east of the contend that mar for all Mississippi. They a highway would time the natural KKK to Rally Again Tonight BOGALUSA, La. (AP) — The Ku Klux Klan, target of a Justice Department suit aimed at halting its harassment of civil rights workers in Bogalusa, holds its second rally within five days tonight near this troubled town. Robert M. Shelton of Tuscaloosa, Ala., imperial wizard of the United Klans of America, said he planned to speak at the rally. The Klan function will be held in a cowpasture in Mississippi, just across the from Bogalusa. Pearl River FLASH FLOOD — The rain-swollen Little Platte River spilled over its banks at Smithville, Mo., forcing residents to flee the town. Heavy rains caused flash floods along hundreds of miles of river and stream In western Missouri. (NBA Telephoto) beauty of the park." Romney said he is not totally positioned with one side or the other. * * * His recent hike, the governor said, reminded him that It must be preserved as a wilderness retreat. He suggested, however, that a scenic road or highway might be built without sacrificing the special wilderness significance of the park. One possible approach, he said, Is a skyway across the escarpment overlooking Lake Superior and elevated between the park's peaks. "But such a road," he said, "would require special planning; it would be very expensive, and it would need the complete understanding and cooperation of everybody Involved, including the State Conservation Department." None of these goals, he said, would be accomplished by the bill at hand. "This bill neither insures construction of any road, if the right one, nor does it consider the preservation of the park," Romney said. "And it does not provide for plans or studies of a road." ;: Mack expressed "bitter disappointment" at the veto. He charged the veto was caused by "ill-founded opposition from persons who clouded the real issue by misrepresenting the facts." * * * "This was to be an access road—not a four-lane highway— as was charged by our opponents from the Lower Peninsula," Mack said. "This road would have enabled millions of persons to enjoy the scenic wonders of the 96 square miles of the Upper Peninsula affected." Mack said the road would have had a significant economic impact on the Upper Peninsula. He said the veto represented "another example of broken promises by influential Lower Peninsulans when it comes to helping the Upper Peninsula out of its economic plight." '<••• Mack said, meanwhile, that he is launching an all-out campaign to win a new, four-lane east-west highway through the Upper Peninsula. He said r>e Is asking the governor and all legislators to support this highway proposal. The proposed highway. Mack said, would run from the Mackl- nac Bridge to the Wisconsin border and would be of "tremendous benefit" to the econo* my of the Upper Peninsula.

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