Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 19, 1970 · Page 24
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 24

Carroll, Iowa
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Thursday, November 19, 1970
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Communism Making Spectacular Gains in Western Hemisphere- Panama and Canal Seen as the Next Major Target of the Kremlin By LEON DENNEN (NEA Foreign Affairs Analyst) UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. — The Nixon administration must soon face up to the alarming fact that communism is making spectacular gains in the western hemisphere. First in Cuba and now in Chile. Bolivia, Peru and Panama may be next. Despite some of the State Department's perennial optimists, the election of Marxist- Leninist Salvador Allende as president of Chile was a major political victory for Russia and a serious setback for U.S. policy in Latin America. Allende is a veteran of the Communist International. He tops Cuba's Fidel Castro as Moscow's man in Latin America. His victory marks the demise of the Alliance for Progress which President Kennedy inaugurated "to improve and strengthen democratic institutions" in the western hemisphere. It will encourage other Latin-American leftists to seize power. Specialists on communism expect Peru and Bolivia to follow Chile in forming "coalition" governments where Marxists- Leninists predominate. But it is Panama and the Canal that are likely to be the Kremlin's next major target. This was revealed by Ruben Dario Souza, secretary of Panama's Communist party known as the "People's Party." Lois Hinners Has Homemakers Club (Times Herald News Service) MANNING -- Nineteen members of the Homemakers Club met at the home of Lois Hinners on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Mary Muhlbauer and Mrs. Art Hinners were guests. Roll call was "Show and Tell" of Christmas decorations and handmade items. Helena Tank reported on extension service and announced an AFS meeting to be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Presbyterian Church. The 15th anniversary of the Robert Tanks, the 25th of Clifford Tanks and the 35th of the Air Too Dry in Your Home? Virgil Genzens will be observed at the Legion Hall on Sunday evening, Nov. 15. The birthday song honored Erna Muhlbauer, Lois Hinners and Garnet Stribe. Boxes were packed for servicemen who are related to club members, and there was a discussion on the 1971 club year. Garnet Strive was awarded the hostess gift. Jeanette Venner supervised entertainment with prizes to Lois Frahm and Garnet Stribe. The club's Christmas party will be held at 1 p.m. Dec. 9 at the home of Myrna Snyder, when roll call will be a Christmas verse. WEST BEND Tit "SOLID STATE* automatic HUMIDIFIER solves dry-air problems End uncomfortable dryenss with the "home beautifier" humidifier. Moisturizes average 4- bedroom home (2500 sq. ft.) automatically! Solid state control varies fan speed for peak efficiency. Walnut-grain vinyl exterior, with simulated cane panels, easy-rolling 2" casters and a "summer cover". Humidifiers As Low As $5695 HEIRES ELECTRIC CO. 3 Children Feted on 1st Communion (Times Herald Newt Service) DEDHAM — A dinner, honoring Joan Von Bon on her First Communion, was given Sunday by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Von Bon. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Alphonse Klocke and Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Von Bon and Karen, Jim, Ken, John Von Bon Sr., and Joan's sisters, Janet, Julie and Joyce. A decorated cake centered the table. A Sunday evening lunch was served at the Louis Balukoff home in honor of their son Marty's First Communion. Guests were Mrs. Jesse Theu- len, Mr. and Mrs. Morrie Ring- leb of Ames, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Theulen and Mrs. Ronald Pietig. Mr. and Mrs. Marlin Bauer honored their daughter, Kathy, Sunday with a dinner for her First Communion. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiederin | and Maria, and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bauer. Mariners Observe 20th Anniversary (Times Herald News Service) MANNING — Mariners of First Presbyterian Church observed their 20th anniversary on Sunday evening, Oct. 25. A 6:45 p.m. dinner was served to Marinens and their guests, who were former members of the group: Rev. and Mrs. Carl Sinning, Des Moines; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pratt and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Talbott of Manning. The Nov. 22 meeting will be a bowling party; and the Dec. 27 meeting will feature graduates of the church who have been attending various colleges. Members of the Junior Westminster Fellowship of the Presbyterian Church had a bay ride, with guests on Saturday evening Oct. 24. Mr. and Mrs. Orland Fara, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Wiese were Ghaperones. After the ride, the group had refreshments at the Wiese farm. MILITARY ACTIVITY FT. KNOX, Ky. (AP) — The first military activity in tlhe vicinity of what is now Ft. Knox was the occupation of Ft. HI1, the northeastern part of the reservation. It was done by the troops of Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell in 1862. Three Visit Bell Family in Omaha (Times Herald News Service) WESTSIDE — Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bell of Vail and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kock spent Thursday evening in Omaha with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bell and Rodger. Mrs. Errua Voege and Gary spent Sunday in Omaha with Mrs. and Mrs. Lloyd Dimmitt and Linda Kay. Paul Wenzel of Sioux City came Thursday evening and spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Philip Wenzel and Sylvia. Saturday, Mrs. James Rowley and Erin of Spencer and Mrs. Arlene Kaspersen and Terry attended a luncheon and afternoon program at Camp Suny- side near Des Moines. During he afternoon, Terry crowned Jeff Hill of Des Moines as his successor, the Iowa Easter Seals Boy for 1971. Apples were relished by Europe's Stone Age men, who hoarded them in their caves. Does Lange's Smooth -lex ice cream really make you feel 10 years younger? ...ask any 9 year old! Souza was in Moscow in September and had several conferences with the Soviet party chief Leonid Brezhnev. He makes no secret of his ultimate goal — expulsion of the United States from the Panama Canal and how he hopes to achieve it. In a statement to the Kremlin's global propaganda journal "New Times," Souza disclosed that Gen. Omar Torrijos, chief of Panama's ruling military junta, has been collaborating with Russia's agents. In December, 1969, four junta colonels tried to depose Torrijos. They accused him of allowing pro-Communists, including Foreign Minister Juan Antonio Tack, to penetrate Panama's government. However, with the help of the Communists and their National Labor Center, Torrijos defeated the colonels who sought refuge in the Panama Canal Zone which has been under U.S. control since 1903. There is no evidence that Torrijos is a hard-line communist. He belongs, as Souza said, to the "nationalist wing 12 Times Herald, Carroll, la. Thursday, Nov. 19, 1970 of Panama's army which is influenced by the general shift to the left in Latin America." But Moscow obviously regards him as a "Kerensky" who will smooth the Communists' way to power. It was by subverting the liberal policies of Alexander Kerensky, Russia's first and only democratic premier, that Lenin and his Bolsheviks were able to seize power in 1917. A similar role was played recently by the Christian Democratic President Eduardo Frei, Allende's predecessor in Chile. Frei is not a Communist. But the Kremlin's strategists were convinced that his ultraliberal policy of "revolution in liberty" was doing their work for them. They ordered their followers and agents to support the anti- U.S. Christian Democrats until the Chileans were ready to vote into power the Marxist-Leninist alternative. Panama's Communists "do not close their eyes to the fact that the policy of the Torrijos government is a variety of bourgeois reformism," Souza told the New Times. But they regard his government as build an alliance of all "anti- "tra'nsitional." imperialist" forces in an effort Thus, the "principal task of to drive "Yankee imperialsim" Communists" in Panama is to out of Panama and the Canal. g|gpif V'- m ass• ill Airport Security Peaceful Swiss are taking a firm stand against airline hijackers. Armed troops such as this Jeep patrol have been assigned to airports as security. Right Reserved to Limit Quantities PRICES GOOD THRU DECEMBER 1, 1970 ANNUAL RADIO GENERAL ELECTRIC 4-SPEEDf ,jifc^ PORTABLE PHONOGRAPH^Sg^J The rucced mechanical and RIPT.- mmm A A. Portable Eight Track CARTRIDGE PLAYER Instant companion to take walking or toting. 8-track player is solid state; plays up to 80 minutes. The rugged mechanical and elec trical construction of this monau ral phonograph is ideally suited for the rough work-out kids can give. TRANSISTOR RADIO Tune in your favorite radio programs wherever you are. 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