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TEMPERATURES: 24 hr. period to 12 noon: 67; 43 Previous 24 hr. period: 65- 51 Year ago: High 85; Low 65. Rain, .10. Precipitation, year to date, 19.80. 46th YEAR, NUMBER 216. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE FORECASTS — Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday with a chance of a few showers tonight or Tuesday No important temperature changes. Low tonight 45 to 52. High Tuesday 68 to 75. ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE NEWS SERVICE IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 2, 1965. TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPY 10 CENTS. LONE DEMONSTRATOR ARRESTED—A lone white man who identified himself as Jack Williams Griffith of Americus, Oa. dressed in a Santa Claus suit with a Bible in one hand and a bayonet in the other, is arrested by police in Americus. (AP Wirephoto) B52 Planes Make 7th Strike in S. Viet Nam Unnamed Republican Is Accused By LBJ of Violating Confidence Western Allies Will Propose Treaty on Nuclear Weapons By MICHAEL GOLDSMITH GENEVA (AP) — A joint Western proposal for a treaty to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons is to be offered to the Soviet Union during the next two weeks, reliable sources reported today. Western negotiators at the 17- Russians then would be left to explain their negative attitude to the General Assembly, which has been pressuring the nuclear powers for progress toward disarmament. The Western draft would permit the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to proceed with the creation of a NATO nuclear nation disarmament conference doubt the Russians will show > force. But conference sources any constructive interest, but i said it would require the United they want to present the treaty! States and Britain to keep their draft before the conference ad-1 nuclear weapons under the con- journs next month for the U.N. itrol of their own nationals and General Assembly. The Western allies figure the By EDWIN Q. WHITE SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) — U.S. B52 bombers made their seventh reported strike in South Viet Nam today, dropping their bombs in the northernmost raid so far announced for the jet bombers. A U.S. spokesman said 30 of the Strategic Air Command's eight-jet bombers dropped 500 tons of bombs during a 45- minute raid on "Viet Cong installations in Quang Tin Province, approximately 350 miles north northwest of Saigon." The raid was carried out at the request of the South Vietnamese government "against a suspected Viet Cong base near the Doxa," the spokesman said. The Doxa is a mountainous, mist-shrouded area north of Kontum that the Viet Cong has controlled for years. U.S. Marines and South Vietnamese troops joined in a regi- mentalized strike that overran the Viet Cong-dominated village of Chan Son, 10 miles south of the Da Nang air base. Striking in the face of sniper fire, they killed 25 persons, including about 5 civilians, and rounded up 80 suspects. The B52s flew today from their base on Guam. Last week they made a raid southeast of Siagon from Okinawa after being moved there because of a typhoon threat to Guam. On the ground, a big U.S. sweep southeast of Saigon ended today with meager results. The Viet Cong battalion supposed to be in the area was never found. Thuan Province 95 miles northeast of Saigon. Vietnamese casualties were reported "light" in both operations. Viet Cong guerrillas made scattered mortar attacks across | South Viet Nam Sunday. Government casualties were reported "moderate." Communist forces opened fire on 15 government positions south of Saigon. They also hit three outposts south of Hue, 390 miles north of Saigon, and knocked out 30 feet of a highway bridge and a section of railroad bridge near Da Nanag. A small U.S. Marine patrol near Da Nanag was caught in an open rice field by sniper fire. Cong guerrillas killed and three Three Viet were reported captured in the operation which sent nearly 2,000 American paratroopers and 1st Division artillerymen into the field last Thursday. The ground operation was preceded by the B52 bomber strike from Okinawa. Five Americans were wounded when one of their own artillery rounds fell short. Helicopters brought two battalions from the 173rd Airborne Brigade back to the Bien Hoa base before noon. A 1st Division battalion returned by helicopter and road convoy. Communist guerrillas continued a flurry of attacks against outposts south of Saigon in Long An Province. In all, 26 Viet Cong actions, mostly mortar harassment, were reported in the past 48 hours. A platoon of government troops suffered "extensive" casualties in a sharp clash at one of the outposts. A spokesman said no conclusions were being drawn from the increase in Viet Cong activity near the capital. "Perhaps the enemy wants to test our reaction," he said. Thirty-seven Viet Cong were reported killed in two government operations in the northern part of the country, 20 in Quang Ngai Province 330 miles northeast of Saigon and 17 in Binh "Home Rented Right Away"-For Rent Ad Cost Advertiser $1! This is the type of "For Rent" sign you need to find a tenant for your home or apartment: 000 EAST ARCH, Ironwood, 2 bedroom, oil heal, RaraRe. Phone 000-0000 No "For Rent" sign in the window will ever bring you the results a "For Rent" ad in the Daily Globe will stir up for you. The cost is small, the action fast when you use the Daily Globe Want-Ads. On Th« Rang* And In Th« Ontonagon Country **'• Th« Ironwood Daily Globe Want-Adi Get Th* Quick Action Resulit Phon« 932-2211 foi Misi Ad-T«ktr A military spokesman said casualties were heavy. Among the Communist targets were the provincial capitals of Long An, 20 miles south of Saigon, and Go Cong, 35 miles south of the capital. One American was among the wounded at Go Cong. The guerrillas also fired on a South 'Korean military camp at Di An, near the Blen Hoa air base, Sunday night but no casualties were reported. U.S. war planes continued bombing raids against targets in North Viet Nam and suspected Viet Cong installations in South Viet Nam. Forward artillery observers claimed 230 Viet Cong were killed by air strikes in South Viet Nam during a 24- hour period ending Sunday. The government opened a mass military trial in Saigon today of 21 persons charged with undermining the war effort by signing various peace petitions. The tribunal has the power to impose death sentences. Defendants include Nguyen Long, an attorney who headed the now defunct "People's Self-Determination Movement," which advocated a cease-fire. One of two women on trial is Pham Thi Thanh Van, whose father was deported to the Communist North with two other peace movement leaders earlier this year. A U.S. spokesman said that James S. Killen, director of U.S. economic aid to South Viet Nam, is leaving his post to rex- turn to Washington. Kellen, 57, has administered the foreign aid program since July 1964. The spokesman did not say when Killen would leave his post. U.S. military commanders gathered in Honolulu today to discuss the 50,000-man buildup planned for Viet Nam. Among those attending were Gen. Earle G. Wheeler, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Gen. William C. Westmoreland, U.S. Position of UN Disappoints Ike MINOCQUA, Wis. (AP) — Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower has expressed disappointment with the United Nations' position on South Viet Nam. "I am disappointed that the United Nations has not shown the initiative to get the facts and marshal world opinion behind South Viet Nam's fight for life," he said. Eisenhower, winding up a Wisconsin vacation Sunday, called for support of President Johnson's policies in the Viet Nam conflict. The former president said the White House has facts not available to the public, adding: "It is futile and difficult for the private citizen to talk about what should be done in Viet Nam. To develop opposition in times of crisis is to split the country." Eisenhower made the comments to a newsman as he and his wife left nearby Woodruff by private railroad car to return to Gettysburg, Pa,, after a 13-day vacation in the Northern Wisconsin lakes region. A crowd of about 200 turned out in cold and rainy weather for the departure. The former president said, "I hope people come to see me because I was square with them as president and kept the country prosperous and at peace. I'm glad they aren't throwing rocks." The vacation was his sixth in the Minocqua area since World War II. He stayed at the private estate of New York art dealer Howard Young. "I had a wonderful time loafing, shooting and fishing," he said, adding he caught nearly the limit of bass in each of four outings. Asked if he would return in 1966, Eisenhower, 74, replied, "I can't predict a year ahead. At my age you can't plan that far away." ' retain a total veto on their use. Non-nuclear nations participating in the NATO force would be given some say In advance planning and would be consulted before nuclear weapons assigned to the force were used. The draft would make clear that such planning and consultation would not be a treaty violation. Soviet delegate Semyon K. Tsarapkin already has brushed aside this limitation on the Atlantic force, terming it meaningless. He has told the conference repeatedly that the Soviet Union will sign a treaty to restrict the spread of nuclear weapons only if it explicitly outlaws the proposed Atlantic force or any other arrangement giving West Germany "direct or indirect" control over nuclear weapons. "Thus far," one Western dele- Social Security Recipients Soon Will Get Extra Checks By BOB HORTON WASHINGTON (AP)—There's an extra check in your future f you are one of the 20 million persons now receiving Social ecurity benefits. Thai; check, due to be mailed n late September, will be a re- roactive payment reflecting the seven per cent increase provid- d under the Social Securlty- lealth care bill signed Friday by President Johnson. The bill is retroactive to Janu- DEAD, RECOVERS — Mrs. Alexis Powell, 21, smiles from her bed at the University of California Medical Center at San Francisco where a week before she was technically dead for ten long minutes. Her heart was broken open in an auto accident, and while it was being repaired she had no circulation at all. The young Yuba City, Calif., mother was returned to life, and suffered no brain damage after i recovery the doctors termed 'incredible." (AP Wirephoto) gate that said, "the the West Russians insist must formally bury any kind of joint nuclear force before it is even born. This we obviously can't do. But we keep telling them that any treaty they sign will limit the eventual shape of the force." The treaty draft would bar the five nuclear powers — the United States, Russia, Britain, France and Red China — from supplying nuclear weapons or know-how to any other nation or group of nations. The world's non-nuclear powers would agree not to manufacture or acquire nuclear weapons. The proposal arose from a British plan submitted to the NATO council in Paris July 26. The four Western delegations at the disarmament conference — the United States, Britain, Canada and Italy — are working out a compromise version. Conference sources said they expect an agreed draft to be submitted to the conference by the middle of August under the joint auspices of all four governments and with the blessing of West Germany, which Is not represented at the conference. Jury Considers Cases Against 2 AMERICUS, Ga. (AP) — A grand jury considers indictments today against two young Negroes charged with the midnight slaying of a white Marine enlistee. The jury was called into special session as Negro leaders commander Adm. U.S. in Viet Nam, Grant Sharp and Jr., commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific Sen. Richard B. Russell, D- Ga., said on a radio and television program (CBS — Face the Nation) from Washington Sunday that it is vital to establish a stable civil government in South Viet Nam. "Our biggest mistake" has been the "overemphasizing of the military and not putting enough emphasis on the civilian side" he said. Rusrell said if there were a plebiscite in South Viet Nam, the people "would vote to place themselves under Ho Chi promised demonstrators they hun- soon would be joined by dreds of reinforcements. Charged with murder are Eddie Will Lamar and Charles Lee Hopkins, both in their early 20s and both of Americus. They were arrested near midnight Wednesday after Andrew Whatley, 21, was gunned down from a passing car while a civil rights demonstration was in progress about three blocks away. Negroes, meanwhile, continued demonstrations and turned their efforts unsuccessfully toward attempts to integrate white churches. Benjamin Van Clarke, a member of the Southern Christian U. S. Helped Reds: Chiang By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP)—Chiang Kai-shek said today the United States could have saved China from communism at a tenth of the cost and effort she i$ now putting into Communist - menaced South Viet Nam. Said the president of Nationalist China: "Instead of helping the government of the Republic of China in our campaign to eliminate the Communist menace, the United States hamstrung us and thereby, in effect helped and bolstered .the Chinese Communists." Chiang's views were contained in a copyrighted interview in "U.S. News & World Report.' The Interview was given at Chi ang's headquarters in Taipei Formosa Italian Officers tad Up 9 Men PALERMO, Sicily (AP)—Italian police, moving with precision from one end of the country to the other, rounded up to day nine men described as link; between the Sicilian Mafia un derworld and the American Cosa Nostra. Among the nine were the re puted head of the Mafia and an Italian-American once rumored to be the successor of Charle "Lucky" Luciano. The nine and five others be ing sought were charged wit associating to commit crime. Among the 14 were eight men who had lived or live in the United States. Police said some of them were at the 1957 under world meeting in Apalachin N.Y. The swoop, carefully planned in tight secrecy, involved sev en separate teams of police Zero hour was shortly after dawn. The seven teams wen into action simultaneously. Giuseppe Genco Russo, 72 was taken into custody in a Bologna eye clinic. Genco Rus so, reputed to head the Mafia had been 1 living in northern Italj under police orders to stay ou of Sicily. On a farm outside Rome, po lice picked up Frank "Thre Fingers" Coppola, 75, deported by the U.S. government in 1948 He had been active in Kansa City. Three years ago, shortly aft er Luciano died in Naples, Itali an newspaper carried report that Coppola had inherited Lu ciano's crown. Italian police said in the pas Coppola had been accused o homocides, conspiracy, narcot ics traffic and extortion. Genco Russo's police recon shows past accusations of homi cide, extortion, robbery am theft. New Driver's License Forms Will Be Used PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — City Is Coldest In Nation Today By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Record low temperatures were recorded today in many lommunities as cool weather enveloped an area from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico. Readings throughout the northern Midwest mostly were .n the 40s. A record was set in Madison, Wis., when the mercury fell to 44 degrees, breaking the mark of 48 for the date established in 1907. Birmingham, Ala., established a fourth record low for the last two weeks when the temper- ture dropped to 60 degrees. Morning lows ranged from 41 at Ironwood, Mich., to 88 in Needles, Calif. The Weather Bureau reported that a persistent flow of cool air from Canada over the Midwest will keep temperatures well be low normal for the next few days. Welcome rains fell from th eastern Great Lakes to New England. ' " The Weather Bureau said however, there had not been enough rain to have any ap preciable effect in the drought stricken area. Cape Hatteras, N.C. remained waterlogged as 1.30 inches o: rain fell in the wake of las week's six-inch rainfall. Bush Dam in northern Pennsylvania received 2.85 inches of rain in 40 minutes Sunday night. The 12-hour rainfall total at Salisbury, Md., was raised to about 4'/2 inches by Sunday night's storm. Thunderstorms also rolled over Florida and the southern Rocky Mountain area. Farmington, N.M., reported a half inch of rain. The U.S. Weather Bureau predicted 2 or 3 inches of rain would accumulate later today in the parched Hudson River Valley of New York. Unseasonably cool temperatures this morning chilled the Great Lakes region. The mercu ry dipped to the 40s in the upper region and readings in the 50i were common elsewhere. ary. To figure what your check may be, let's assume you received $100 monthly January through August for an $800 total. The separate September check will be seven per cent of $800, or £56. The first regular ghecks re- lecting the increase will be mailed in'early October cover- ng September. Social Security Commissioner Robert M. Ball mentioned the upcoming check Sunday in out- ining what some people should do to receive new benefits. Some needn't do anything. If you are a Social Security or railroad retirement beneficiary 65 or older, you automatically will be certified for the new basic hospital insurance which goes into effect July 1, 1966. And if you are a beneficiary interested in the voluntary supplementary plan covering physicians' fees and other benefits, you will receive automatically maii an enrollment card in September or October. The voluntary program also is effective next July 1. Some people, however, should check now at their nearest Social Security office, Ball said. These groups include: Persons 65 or over who are insured under Social Security but never have applied for benefits. Apply now — even if employed full time — for hospital insurance. This will assure hou of getting any cash benefits you may be entitled to beginning in 1966 under more liberal retirement test provisions. Persons 72 or over not now receiving benefits because thej or their husbands hadn't worked long enough to qualify unde previous provisions. You now may qualify for $35 month! benefits with as little as three fourths of coverage under Socia Security. Widows 60 or 61 years old You can'file application now tc start getting cash benefits at 60 at a reduced amount, instead o 62. This provision becomes ef fective ir September. Students 18 to 22 whose Socia Security benefits have stopped Apply for benefits retroactive to January if you've been droppec from the Social Security rolls. If you are nearing 18 and plan to stay in or return to school, fil out an information form which will start benefits when you reach 18. Severely disabled workers You now may collect disability insurance if the disability has Johnson Claims Untrue Report Was Released Some Believe Ford Might Be Target By FRANK CORMIER JOHNSON CITY, Tex. (AP) President Johnson has aused a political stir by accus- ng a top congressional Republl- an of violating his confident* and releasing "untrue and perhaps malicious" information bout deliberations on the Viet '•lam war. Johnson did not name the man he had In mind but a number of newspapers Implied the President's target was House GOP leader Gerald R. Ford Jr. of Michigan. Asked to comment, Ford said, n effect, that Johnson was talk- ng through his hat If he had him in mind. ; Johnson, using language that was perhaps stronger than any he has publicly aimed at a Re- )ublican since entering tin Vhite House, spoke out at a session with newsmen Sunday at the LBJ ranch. . . ; The President was asked about published reports that he was dissuaded from calling reservists to duty at this time aecause of a memo from Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield of Montana. On Wednesday, the President ordered 50,000 more U.S. troops to Viet Nam. The action followed a week of consultations 77 Are Killed In Michigan By THE ASSOCIATED PRES Traffic accidents claimed 171 lives in Michigan during the last weekend of July. In addition, two drownings were reported. The Associated Press tabulation began at 6 p.m. Friday and lasted or may last 12 months Previous provisions stipulated that the disability had to last a long and indefinite time. Widows past 60 who have remarried or women at least 62 who were divorced after 2C years or more of marriage. You should inquire about possibli new benefits. Persons over 65 who have no workeo under Social Security You may sign up Sept. 1 for the basic hospital and insuranc and, if you wish, the voluntarj medical plan. Rhode Island will begin issuing '• ended at midnight Sunday. The victims included: Arthur LeMere, 74, of Hubbell, new drivers' license forms next month printed on erasure-proof paper They are designed to foil who was killed Saturday near teen-agers who try to alter li- Hubbell when he was struck by censes for use as identification in buying alcholic beverages. a car as he stood on the edge of the highway. Pentagon Takes Steps to Increase Readiness of Some Reserve Units WASHINGTON (AP) Dep- Minh," the North Vietnamese i Leadership Conference, told president because of the instability of the South Vietnamese government. Authoritative sources in New Delhi faid nonaligned nations are going to make a new attempt to bring governments concerned in Viet conference table. Nam to the Heath Is Installed LONDON (AP) — Edward Heath, 49, was formally installed today as leader of the about 230 demonstrators Sunday that hundreds all over the of people from nation were on their way to join the Americus drive. A local Negro leader, however, said she knew of no plans for reinforcements. As Negroes continued daily marches to the courthouse, Calvin Craig, Georgia grand dragon of the United Klans of America, said in Atlanta the Ku Klux Klan would do the same. He called for a Klan rally at opposition Conservative party. |the courthouse next Sunday. uty Secretary of Defense Cyrus R. Vance said today the Pentagon is undertaking special measures to increase the readiness of certain reserve units in case a call-up should become necessary. Vance told a House Services subcommittee that said there was no contradiction; instead of waiting until next between a callup and a further 1 summer." ... *, .. ot , i reorganization of the reserves I and guard Vance said the aim of these efforts wag to raise tne readi . to increase combat i^gg O f "selected reserve Union Mails Strike Notices PITTSBURGH (AP) — Th United Steelworkers Union sai today it has mailed out notice to the major steel producers in forming them that it will term nate the current contract a midnight on Aug. 31. The union's wage policy committee voted Friday to serve the notice Aug. 1 as provided in an interim contract signed last April 28. If no new agreement is reached, some 450,000 steelworkers will be free to strike the nation's basic steel plants for the first time since the 116- day walkout of 1959. Union President I. W. Abel said there will be no extension of the current contract. readiness or the remaining! forces" to a level higher than i present high priority units, proposed! "This is being done," Vance Automakers Expected To Increase Safety three Army Reserve divisions, six independent brigades and certain combat and service support units would get the special attention. The subcommittee is investigating the Pentagon plan to reorganize the Army's Reserves. Two weeks ago, when a call- up of some Reserves appeared units." McNamara has proposed: "This is being done," vance WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Armed merging the Reserves inio the: said, "so that if a callup of re- Abraham Ribicoff says there National Guard. At the same! serves should become neces- ; are encouraging signs that the time, he would reduce their sary, we will have selected units! automobile industry will do combined authorized strength! which can respond even more j more to build effective safety '"""• ^ quickly" particularly during j features into motor vehicles. The Connecticut Democrat heads a government operations from 700,000 to 575,000. Outlining plans to increase the time the active army is be- the readiness of selected units, ing strengthened. Vance said that next month President Johnson announced i subcommittee which is investi- these units will be authorized ; last week that although he was! gating highway accidents. Ribi- 100 per cent of their strength— ! not calling up military reserve' coff said the automobile manu- as compared with the 70 to 80 units in the Viet Nam crisis! facturers' association has prom- per cent now — their weekly now, he was adding a division ised an honest and significant imminent because of the situa-i drills will be increased and and three brigades to the Regu-1 cooperative program dealing tion in Viet Nam, Secretary of, "consideration is being given to lar Army through doubled draft Defense Robert S. McNamara | advancing their field training, calls. with accident prevention safety research. and during which there was speculation that the troop increase would be larger and reservists might be ordered to active duty. Replying to a nesxsman's question regarding the Mansfield report, Johnson said: "That was the result of a man who broke my confidence, and not only broke it but distorted it. I would brand it untrue and perhaps malicious." Johnson said the man-he was talking about was "one of the prominent members of another party" who had participated, In one of the White House conferences that preceded the President's Viet Nam decisions. There was no list of Republicans attending the meetings, but Ford, Senate GOP leader Everett M. Dirksen and Sen. Bourke B. Hickenlooper of Iowa were known to have been on hand. Dirksen couldn't be reached for comment. Hickenlooper said he had no idea what the President was talking about. Johnson said the unnamed Republican had held a background session with newsmen, meaning he gave them information but declined to be identified as the source. "Most of the people you deal with respect the confidence, but once in a while an inexperienced man, or a new one, or a bitter partisan has to play a little politics," Johnson said. Ford was chosen at the start of the current congressional session to serve as House Republican leader. Asked if the incident would affect future bipartisan consultations, Johnson said, "No, I'm not going to provoke any fight." He told newsmen Mansfield did not mention reserve forces in a written memo "and it was not in any of his discussions." • Ford's statement: "I am deeply concerned by the White House comment. Sen. Mansfield's statement Tuesday afternoon at the White Houfte conference made no mention of the callup of the military re-serves. I have made no subsequent comment to anyone connecting Sen. Mansfield's views with the President's decision not to cab up reserves to active duty at this time." Johnson, who plans to return to Washington late tonight after what he described as "a delightful, restful weekend," said on other matters: —Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara has ordered to trim every unneeded military job so it iwill be easier to fill troop requirements in Viet, Nam. —Robert W. Akers, an old Johnson friend and retired Texas newspaper editor, will become deputy director of the U*. Information Agency, succeeding Donald Wilson who resigned. Presidential talks with AUV bassadcr Arthur J. Goldberg, ft weekend guest, covered tn* whole gamut of United Natiopjt See JOHNSON—Page 1*.

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