Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 10, 1965 · Page 1
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Jir TEMPERATURES: 14 hr. period to 12 noon: 64; 43. Previous 24 hr. period: 66; 50. Year ago: High 75; Low 40. Precipitation, to date, 16.61 in. Relative humidity 92 per cent. <: fa I RON OOD DAILY GLOBE FORECASTS—Fair With llttfr temperature change tonight and Friday. Low tonight in the 40s. High Friday 68 to 73. 46th YEAR, NUMBER 172. AMOCIATBD PHES8 LEASED WHIB NBW8 SEKVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1965. SIXTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPY 10 CENTS. U.S., Viet Forces Suffer Heavy Losses LBJ Discusses War With Top Advisers Today Situation in South Viet Nam Reviewed . WASHINGTON (AP) — President Johnson held an informal discussion of the increasingly bloody war in Viet Nam with Ambassador Maxwell D. Taylor and top diplomatic and intelligence advisers today. The White House, announcing this, said Taylor would return to the executive offices Friday for a session with the National Security Council. Press secretary George E. Reedy ?aid Johnson and his senior advisers met informally with Taylor "to review the situation In South Viet Nam and also / discuss'^ Ambassador Taylor's discussions with various federal agencies since his return to Washington." Taylor flew here from Saigon early in the week. * * * Participants in the Cabinet Room meeting included Secretary of State Dean Rusk; Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara; William F. Raborn Jr., director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Undersecretary of State George W. Ball; Deputy Secretary of Defense Cyrus R. Vance; Asst. Secretary of State William P. Bundy; and McGeorge Bundy, Johnson's special assistant for national security affairs. GOP Leaders Pledge Support To Their New Party Chairman COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Key Republican leaders, with Barry Goldwater of Arizona absent, have pledged full support to their new party chairman in the hope he can unify them for another lunge at the White House in 1968. Goldwater, the 1964 GOP presidential nominee, was not mentioned publicly Wednesday night as leading Republicans, guided by their best vote-getter of all time, former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, urged the party to unite behind National Chairman Ray C. Bliss. A party spokesman here said Goldwater was. not invited to Wednesday night's series of dinners saluting Bliss in his home state. Eisenhower and seven other Republicans, some of them presidential possibilities, sounded the call again and again, unity and Bliss. "I salute this tireless, dedicated man on whose ability so much depends," said Eisenhower. 'Ray Bliss can lead the Republican party to victory across he nation in 1966 and 1968," declared former Vice President Richard M. Nixon. 'He has full and complete support on anything he wants us o do." said Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylania. The hour-long television alute to Bliss was over closed- circuit television in eight major Ohio cities. Party spokesman said more WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Thomas J. Dodd assailed today "teach-in" critics of President Johnson's policies as defeatists and appeasers who encourage the Communists to prolong the Viet Nam war. Dodd, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, said in a prepared Senate speech that the outcome of the Southeast Asia struggle may be determined on the domestic front, The Connecticut Democrat said that while polls indicate an overwhelming majority of Americans support the administration's policies of pressing the war against the Viet Cong, a "noisy minority" is clamoring for U.S. withdrawal. "They probably number somewhat less than 10 per cent of the total population," he said. "But this minority of defeatists and appeasers, by dint of their Incessant clamor, their seemingly boundless energy, their hundreds of newspaper advertisements, and the apparently limitless funds which fanaticism always generates, have had an Impact that is out of all proportion to their actual members. "I am convinced that President Johnson had weighed and measured every word when he said that we intend to live up to our commitment in Viet .Nam, no matter what the cost, and that there is no power on earth that can force us to withdraw." Dodd spoke out after the White House had made it clear Wednesday that U.S. troops would g-o into action to aid the South Vietnamese forces only if the latter request help and are in trouble. * * * Ever, this limited commitment to combat provoked a round of Senate discussion about the growing U.S. involvement in Viet Nam. Sen. Jacob K. Javits, R-N.Y., told his colleagues he believes the United States is "moving in the direction of a massive bog- down land struggle in Asia." He said before Johnson commits this country to large-scale See PRESIDENT—Pate 14. Children Are Much Different Than Their Parents...They Grow Their growing sometimes poses a money problem to their parents They outgrow their clothing and playthings. Smart parent* have found a sure way to solve this problem. They advertise outgrown clothing and playthings in the Daily Globe Want Ade and raise cash to ,buy new ones. The cost is small, the results are big. On The Range and la The Ontenagen Country It'a The Ironwood Daily Globe Want Adi O*t the Quick Action Result* Phone 932-2J11 for Miu Ad Taker than 10,000 attended the $!00-a- plate dinners, raising $1 million for the party. Viewers in a dozen other cities watched the series of five-minute speeches on commercial television. Bliss, sharing the platform with Eisenhower and Gov. George Romney of Michigan at Cleveland, said he had no "secret cure-all potion" for the party, except hard work. But Eisenhower termed him a man of political "professionalism unexcelled in either party." Nixon, in his appeal for party unity, proposed a moratorium on 1968 presidential speculation until after the 1966 congressional elections. "Our major problem now is to unite t'.ie party after the fateful division of 1964." Other speakers were Sen. Thruston B. Morton of Kentucky at Youngstown, Sen. George Murphy of California at Dayton, House Minority Leader Gerald Ford of Michigan at Canton Chicago businessman Charles Percy at Lima and actor Ronald Reagan at Cincinnati. Stormy Weather Hits Plains Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Stormy weather hit areas in the central and southern Plains oday and floods forced lundreds of persons from their lomes in central and eastern Kansas. June's spell of severe weather — tornadoes, heavy rain, hail and strong winds — again hammered the Plains region Wednesday and Wednesday night. Twisters struck areas in the Panhandle-Plains country of Texas, near North Platte, Neb., and Oberlin and Coldwater, tCan. Funnel clouds were spot;ed near Stover, Mo., south of Cheyenne, Wyo., and northwest of Palm Beach, Fla. No injuries were reported In the storms. A 17-year-old youth was killed by lightning near Pecos, Tex. Five inches of rain fell in areas south of Pecos. In Kansas, heavy rains from Wichita eastward to the Missouri border caused flooding of the Cottonwood, Neosho and other streams. The hub of the overflows appeared In the region west of Emporia where the Cottonwood flows into the Neosho. Flash flooding was reported in some areas. The Weather Bureau said more heavy rain may hit areas in Kansas as storms appeared headed from Wyoming and Nebraska. Suing of Federal Road Agency Suggested by U.P. Businessmen LANSING (AP) — Upper Pen-] insula business interests suggested Wednesday night that Michigan sue the U.S. Bureau of Roads rather than pass billboard legislation the State High way Department says Is needed to keep from losing federal dollars. At a Senate Highways Committee hearing^ opponents of Highway Department-suggested legislation doubted the federal road agency has the power to withold an estimated $9. million in funds. What the Highway Department calls a road-building crisis arose May 11 when the State Supreme Court struck down a 1925 state law giving the department power to remove signs from rights of way. Frederick Tripp, director of administration for the department, told the committee that U.S. Highway Administrator Rex Whitton telegraphed that federal funds would be withheld unless Michigan could regain highway right-of-way control. Fireman Finds Son Drowned CHICAGO (AP) — Volunteer firemen were called to a home in suburban Chicago Ridge Wednesday after receiving report that a boy's body had been p een in a private swim ming pool., Donald Andrasco, 35, a cap tain in the volunteer force, re covered the body in 8 feet of water in the deep end of a 16-by- 40-foot pool in the back yard of Alfred Homerding. Andrasco collapsed when he realized the body was his son, Scott Andrasco, 6. Firemen administered oxygen to the boy and took him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His father was revived in a short time. Police said the boy apparently had climbed over a six-foot wooden fence surrounding the home and a steel mesh fence to enter the pool. Scott was one of five children of Andrasco and his wife. Edith. FIRST PHOTO FROM EARLY BIRD—Choir boys walk in procession in Piazza Dei Miracoli (Miracles Square), Pisa, Italy, during ceremony opening National Eucharistic Congress there. In the background, the famous leaning tower. At left, the cathedral. This is the first news picture to be transmitted via the Early Bird communications satellite. (AP Wirephoto) Astronauts Get Heroes' Welcome at Houston Use of Movie Is Approved WASHINGTON (AP) — Commercial distribution within the United States of a movie made to tell the world about the late President John F. Kennedy has been approved by the House. The Senate still must act on the resolution, which was approved 311 to 75 in the House Wednesday. Republicans led the opposition on grounds commercial distribution might cheapen the 90-minute color film, entitled "John F. Kennedy, Years of Lightning, Day of When Agency Drums." the U.S. Information Plane Landed By Computer LONDON (AP)—A computer landed a jetliner with 88 passengers aboard today. British European Airways said it was the world's first wholly automatic landing of a commercial plane on a scheduled flight. The plane came from Paris. The passengers were unaware • region in that they were being brought > country down by an automatic pilot. was authorized to produce the film, it was prohibited by Congress from within the country. showing it By JOHN BARBOUR HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) — Astronauts James McDivitt and Edwarrt White—wearing bright, broad smiles—stepped jauntily into the arms of their wives today and gave great bear hugs to their children in a heroes' welcome home from space. With one sweep, command pilot and father McDivitt picked his three children off the ground and into a big hug. Both men kissed and embraced their wives; "We've traveled a lot of miles, McDivitt said. "I read in a rewspaper on the ship it was something like 1,700,000. But the last 800 or 900 miles are the greatest. "Today is my birthday," McDivitt told the some 500 people who had gathered to welcome him back to the astronaut base. 'But I've never had anything like today." It's his 36th birthday. "Being back in Houston, next to landing on the carrier, is the biggest moment of the flight," said White, the man who strolled in space last Thursday. His blonde wife, Pat, kissed him several times tenderly and dabbed at an occasional tear in the corner of her eye. After the brief greeting to the crowd, the heroes were led to a nearby NASA lounge for a private chat with their families. As McDivitt, still dressed in a light blue flight suit and canvas shoes, walked off, his youngest son, Patrick, begged: "Daddy carry me, carry me." "Sure I'll carry you, son,' McDivitt answered swinging the boy in his arms. White walked away, one arm around his wife's waist and the Lynda Bird, 20 Other Students Will Visit Apache Reservation GRASSHOPPER, Ariz. (AP) —Lynda Bird Johnson will be among 21 students making a peaceful invasion of this remote the heart of Apache men were killed and 47 Apaches taken prisoner before the battle ended. During the battle the Indian Lynda Bird, 21, the scouts mutinied and three were hanged as a result. Three troop| ers were awarded Congressional Presi-! Medals of Honor. other hugging Eddie, his 11- year-old son. It had been two weeks since the astronauts last saw their wives, and even longer since they had seen their children. A paper banner some four feet long across the front door of the White home proclaimed in child-drawn letters: "Welcome home," Daddy. We missed you." White and McDivitt flew here from Houston to be reunited with their families and to face a thousand questions about the wonders they saw. A blue-green-and-white earth in fantastic beauty, a glaring sun, a gentle moon, and a strange walk in this strange company. "I have known a lot of people and a lot of big times, but the biggest day of ray life was June Stock Exchange Checks Rumor 7 (the day of Command pilot splashdown)," McDivitt told NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange is looking into the origin of a rumor that made the stock market jittery. The market went into a dive about midday Wednesday as unfounded reports circulated in Wall Street that President Johnson had suffered a heart attack. Prices recovered somewhat when the rumor was put down as baseless. Prices fell sharply again as the session wore on and trading accelerated A spokesman for the exchange said: "A rumor of this sort could arise anywhere arid, of course, the exchange is particularly concerned when it affects the market. Consequently, we are looking into it." The market has been particularly sensitive to outside >n- fluences since it began its slide from the all-time peak of the popular averages May 14. The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials Wednesday slumpea 9.21 points to 879.84. The Associated Press 60-stock average fell 3.2 to 320.5, its low for the year. Federal highway regulations requires sign control. The department has held up bidding on projects since the court decision. Three proposed sign control measures are under consideration by the Senate committee. along with numerous suggested amendments. The committee must report a bill to the Senate floor by Friday, but under present deadlines the legislature has until June 25 ;o enact a sign control bill — or it could follow the Upper Pen- insulans' suggestion and make a court challenge. Tripp said in most states, right-of-way is owned- by the government, hence there is no problem controlling signs. This is true of interstate highways in Michigan, but trunk- line and county rights-of-way mostly are held only on an easement basis by the state and legally are owned by private par ties. The House-approved sign bill backed by Rep. Dominic Jacobetti, D-Negaunee, would permit an owner of land adjacent to a highway to acquire land within the right of way for sign purposes. Jacobetti said this would permit businesses to advertise where signs could be seen by motorists. "Signs are the difference between survival and starving to death," he said. He said one Upper Peninsula motel had lost 40 per cent of its business after Reinforcements Are Cut Down by Machine Guns 21 Americans Dead, Missing or Wounded By RONALD I. DEUTSCH SAIGON, Viet Nam (AP)—A curtain of machine-gun fire cut down Vietnamese reinforcements today as they jumped from helicopters at Dong Xoai, a district capital overrun by 1,500 Viet Cong. All the 21 Americans at a nearby special forces camp were listed H dead, missing or wounded. A U.S. military spokesman said the losses at Dong oal, flO miles north of Saigon, were tlit heaviest suffered by the United States in a single engagement of the Vietnamese war. The casualty reports Official reports said 1 The computer took over after dent's daughter, will be the firat; A White House spokesman the pilot had lined the airplane, person of her rank to visit the '•. said the idea for the trip was up with the runway. It made a i reservation, where Apache war-! Lynda Bird's and she'll be perfect touchdown. LBJ Is Host To Children riors in 1881 fought a bloody I treated like any other student. battle with U.S. cavalry. I She will pay her own way and the officers of the aircraft carrier USS Wasp. "When we came down we didn't know what kind of shape we would be in — the doctors had toid us a lot of horror stories about what to expect. When we got down on the water safely, I don't think there were two more pleased people than Ed and I." McDivitt didn't amplify what 'horror stories" meant. Just one week ago, the astronauts blasted off from Cape Kennedy for their four-day space journey Today, the aircraft carrier Wasp, their home for the past three days, delivered them to Mayport, Fla., for their first step on U.S. soil, and solid earth, since June 3. McD.witt and White moved through the ranks of sailors and Marine? as they debarked to the tunes of "Around the World In 80 Days." and "Happy Birth day" — the last for McDivitt's 36th birthday celebration. They walked off the ship down a red-carpeted gangplank toward the crowd of some 2,000 spectators. Within half an hour, the astronauts were winging their way to Houston and their waiting families. Florida Gov. Haydon Burns presented each of the astronauts with a 10-inch plaque of the seal of Florida. "Welcome back to terra firma," Burns told White as he handed him a plaque. Debt Ceiling Bill Passed WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill to raise the ceiling for the national debt to $328 billion for one year starting July 1. A 228 - 164 roll - call vote Wednesday approved the new limit after a brief debate in which Republicans questioned whether President Johnson was doing enough to hold down government expenditures. The $328-million figure, while $1 biliion lower than the Treasury asked, is well above estimates of the debt's high point for the next year. The national debt now stands at $317.3 billion. the Highway Department had its sign removed. Acting under the 1925 law, the department has removed more than 22,000 signs along rural trunklines. Only 787 remained as of June 1, said Tripp Donald Froberg, owner of an Alger County motel who brought the billboard suit to the State Supreme Court, said if money is withheld, the state should sue the Bureau of Roads for the funds and seek a court ordei withholding Michigan - collected gas tax funds from the federal government. Harold D. Beaton of Mackinac County, U.S. attorney for wes tern Michigan said he had "never run across federal law authorizing the Bureau of Roads to restrict signs." He said he "does not think Whitten has the power to do what he says he will." One of the Highway Department bills would prohibit sign; standing within right of way but would permit one to overhang the right of way from a build ing. The other bill would establish a maximum operational right o way at 60 feet in rural areas and 30 feet in urban and permit no signs within those limits. Hard - p r e ssed troops were holed Bank Robbery Survivor Expected to Recover DENVER (AP) — The Ion survivor or a bloody bank rob bery at Big Springs, Neb., las Friday will recover fully, his fa ther told newsmen Wednesday. Carl Kjeidgaard, 73, vice president of the Farmers State Bank, said his son, Franklin 25, was making good progress. The oank's president and tw< cashiers were shot to death. Pope Paul VI Flies to Pisa To Attend 'Day of Priesthood 1 She will be a guest student will receive no college credit for starting Friday at an archaeo- her work, logical digging conducted by the It's good to be White replied. McDivitt said, back on,' The Apaches are much more! McDivitt said, "We started University of Arizona under the ; sociable today, but they remain 1 here (Florida) and ironically direction oi Dr. Raymond H. j protective of'their lands. When we returned here." word reached them of Lynda PISA, Italy (AP)—Pope Paul VI, history's most - travelled Roman Catholic pontiff, flew today to this leaning tower city where almost a half-million persons were gathered to pray with him on the lamed Square of Miracles. Hugo crowds assembled in the airport, area and Pisa for the visit. Pope Paul was making the 340-milF. round trip to attend the "Day of the Priesthood" at the Italian National Eucharistic Congress. It was his fifth major trip out Atlantic Treaty Organizatior were prominent in the crowds. Premier Aldo Moro and De fense Minister Giulio Andreott carne from Rome to greet th Pope at the airfield after hi 165-mile flight. A military band was on hand to play the Italian and Vatican anthems for his arrival. An air force honor guard was resplendent in parade ground uniform. A large open car was ready to carry the Pope the 7 miles into the heart of the city to the Square of Miracles, where the Eucharistic Congress opened The Gemini 4 The" excavation is at the sitej Bird's visit they immediately lowerea from the WASHINGTON (AP) — Presi- Thompson, dent Johnson played host to some 600 rural youngsters;of an ancient pueblo ruin of a \ began making plans. Wednesday and told them they were "part of what I like to call the volunteer generation." The President pointed to participation by young Americans in such activities as the Peace Corps, the anti-poverty campaign and Project Head. Start to aid pre-school children from impoverished families. now extinct tribe which dates back to 1400 A.D. In its shadows the Coyotero Apaches rose against U S. troops. It was at Cibecue, to the north of Grasshopper that Col. Eugene Asa Carr'led 79 troopers, Duruig her two week visit the President's daughter will be made a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe which inhabits this remote area of eastern Arizona. About 2,000 Apaches are ex- capsule was carrier after the plane had rolled away. A Marine honor guard from the Wasp lined the pier at the of Rome—and his fourth by air j June 6 and where the Leaning —since he became pontiff two | Tower stands. years ago. An estimated half a million An altar was square for the erected in the Pope to say _ , _ , - , . --...„„, »•» »*w*. •«*%•• fsWMM«uv*\StJ V^4 foot of the gangway The plane j the ancient city of the Arno Riv- people jammed Pisa — five- j Mass. During his four-hour visit! pound, times the normal population of "" varied, of the Americans definitely was killed, 6 and possibly 7 were missing nd 13 wounded. But at Phuoc Vinh, an ad- ance command post from which reinforcements were be- ng dispatched by helicopter, of- icers said all living Americans —only nine wounded — had been evacuated. * * * : (In Washington, the State Department said its latest figures were 7 Americans dead and IS wounded.) First reports from the- battl* area said 14 Americans were killed and at least 13 wounded. Some of the American casual- les were believed to be Navy Seabees at the special forces camp. They were constructing an air strip. This might account for discrepancies in the casual;y figures. The special forces camp has been abandoned and survivors fled to a district compound, government up there as the battle raged on this afternoon. Vietnamese casualties were staggering and still mounting. About 400 Vietnamese soldiers were at Dong Xoai when the attack began Wednesday. They felt the brunt of a full regimental offensive by the Communists. A relief battalion of about 400 Vietnamese army men landed by helicopter at an airstrip near the town this morning. It was cut to pieces by enemy fire. A count of casualties was impossible at this point. Many of the men got only a few steps from the helicopters. -r. Brig. Gen. Cao Van Vien, the Vietnamese commander, indicated he was trying to keep it a Vietnamese battle. We think the Viet Cong Is trying to suck the Americans into this one for a pitched battle," he said. * * * Consideration was believed being given to committing the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade. If so, this would be the first American battle of the Vietnamese war. Meanwhile, U.S. Air Force and Navy planes pounded targets i nNorth Viet Nam. A U.g. Navy propeller-driven Skyraider fighter-bomber plunged into a ridge while diving on a power plant at Co Dinh, about hint miles southwest of Thanh Hoa> The pilot was presumed killed. U.S. planes and helicopters flew more than 60 sorties during the day. One U.S. army helicopter was downed and the pilot wounded. The fate of the other crewmen was not tame*. lately known. * it * The Communists struck short. ly after midnight with simultaneous attacks on the camp and the district capital of Dong Xoai about a mile away. Viet Cong guerrillas laid down a 60mm mortar barrage of about 200 shells on the camp. Another Red force attacked the, district headquarters post in the" town, which was defended by about 90 militiamen. The Communists quickly overran the town and the airstrip. They reportedly thrust about halfway through the U.S. special forces compound and' main Vietnamese military corn- was 75 feet away, awaiting its passengers for a taxi-roll to an airstrip a quarter-mile away. Mayport, home of three air- six officers and 23 Indian scouts pected to gather for the cere-' craft Carriers and many sup- into the village to arrest a medi-! The youngsters were brought linne. cine man named Noday Delk- mony which Grasshopper. on the grassy plateau Port ships, is 17 miles east of surrounds mile-high i Jacksonville. The Wasp, its mission accom- here by the National Rural Elec-! They were opposed by 300 trie Cooperative Association on Apaches. the basis of essays they wrote. | One officer and 10 enlisted i operation. Secret Service men have put a' plished, returns to antisubma- stamp of secrecy on the entire i rine patrol. I See ASTRONAUTS—Page 14. er. Thousands were already here to attend the Italian Eucharistic Congress. Other thousands of Italians and foreign tourists came to witness the first visit to Pisa by a pontiff since Pope Piux IX came here in 1857. American servicemen and their families from Camp Darby, a U.S. base under the North he was also to deliver a speech to the 4,000 participants at the Eucharistic Congress and then to receive city officials and local church leaders at the offices of Bishop Ugo Camozzo. Pisa was the third Italian city chosen by Pope Paul for a visit after trips to Orvieto and Monte Cassino. His longest papal trips so far have been the historic journeys to the Holy Land and India. Fighter planes and armefl helicopters guided by parachute flares tried all night to drive the guerrillas off One report said a U.S. Air Force B57 bomber and a single-engine plane were shot down. About 500 Vietnamese reiijkr forcements were flown Into the area by helicopter three hourf after c!awn. Later in the da* bad weather made air attacjt See AMEKICANS-Paf* 14.

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