Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on August 3, 1965 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1965. IRONWOOD DAHY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN FIVI U.P. Firemen's Tournament Set At Ishpeming TSHPEMING — Paul Zhulkle, chairman of the 1965 Upper Peninsula Firemen's Tournament in Ishpeming, Aug. 5-6-7, has announcp that 55 fire departments will be represented. Other members of the Ishpeming Fire Department committee are William Alderton, chief; Frances Andriacchi, assistant chief; and Frank Leone, secretary. Fire departments which are members of the Upper Peninsula Firemen's Association are from: Ahmeek, Atlantic Mine, Alpha, Amasa, Baraga, B e r gland, Bessemer, Calumet, Calumet & Hecla, Caspian, Chassell, Crystal Falls, Copper City, Covington, Champion, Dollar Bay, Gaastra, Gay, Gladst one, Greenland Township (Mass), Gwinn, Hancock, Houghton, Hubbell, Hurontown (Houghton), Ironwood, Iron River, Ishpeming, Lake Linden, L'Anse, Laurlum, Marenisco, Manistique, Maple Ridge Township (Rock), Mineral Hills (Iron River), Munising, Meyer Township (Hermansville), Negaunee, Ontonagon, Palmer, Qui n c y- Franklin (Hancock), Ramsay, Republic, Ripley (Hancock), Rockland, South Range, Stambaugh, Spurr Township, (Michigamme), Stannard Township, 'Bruce Crossing), Tamarack City (Hubbell), Trout Creek Twin Lakes, Wakefield, Waters meet and White Pine. Association officers are Wil liam Miller, president, L a u r i um; Joseph Pastorc, secretary, South Range; Vic Sciavo, first vice president, Crystal Falls; Al Beauchene, second vice president, Calumet; Leonard Shiroda, treasurer, Hurontown. The Ishpeming Fire Department was host to the first U.P. Firemen's Tournament in I s h- peming in 1895 and, since that time, the event has been held annually, with the exception of the years 1918 and 1943. The U. P. Firemen's Association was organized at a meeting of fire chiefs held in Marquettc on July 10, 1894. At this meeting, a committee of three, consisting of Chief Alex McDonald, Sault Ste. Marie; Chief James G. Gibson, Republic: and Chief H. A. Routhier, Ishpeming, were appointed to draft a constitution and by-laws and also to recommend candidates for officers for the permanent organization. At the original meeting, officers elected were: president, H. A. Routhier, Ishpeming; first vice president, A. J. Scott, Hancock; second vice president, J. E. Bower, Crystal Falls; secretary, T. J. Flynn, Negaunee; and treasurer, L. P. Crary, Marquette. The objectives of the organization were protection and promotion of the best interests of lire- been enlightened by police who stopped traffic on the road hours before the convoy passed. Everyone knew the Americans were coming. Kids waved joyfully. Local district troops, usually infiltrated by the Viet Cong, were securing the firing zone. Later that day, as the artillery fired practice rounds to zero in on expected targets, thereby driving underground any Viet Cong who were there, eight C130 transports flew supplies into nearby Vung Tau. Even a blind man would have known something big was to happen. Eventually, on Thursday, it did. One hundred helicopters began streaming into the battle area. They circled while awaiting the B52 bombers. These arrived, dropped their bombs, and departed. Air Force jets arrived to soften up the troop landing zones. Then the troops were at lasl on the ground. But they moved only 800 yards that day through the tangled jungle. There were two battalions on the ground from the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade. Meanwhile, the artillery and Air Force were at work, hammering a "free bombing zone" that included a Buddhist monastery. Twenty monks were injured. Photographer Henri Huet Chinese Refugee Is 'Adopted' by Area Woman Mrs. C. W. Brismaster, Box 194, Bergland, has financia 1 1 ly "adopted" Chow Kam Mui, a nine year old Chinese girl living in British Hong Kong, through Foster Parents' Plan Inc., 352 Park Avenue South, New York, N. Y. Mrs. Brismaster has already received a photograph and case history of this child. Through an exchange of monthly letters (original and translation are transmitted by PLAN), they have learned to know and love one another. Foster parents, it is reported, often send photo- second grade of primary school and enjoys all of her school subjects. She does not pay • monthly tuition because she obtained a free scholarship t h i * term. Yin Ling and Wai Kwan are both in kindergarten and pay a monthly tuition of 53 cents each. A DATE WITH GEMINI — This 76-pound hunk of equipment will be carried into orbit along with 1 Gemini 5, the next two-man space capsule. After it is ejected from the capsule and goes into its own orbit around the earth, the astronauts will track it and attempt to catch up with it. The satellite—called a Rendezvous Evaluation Pod — is equipped with batteries and flashing lights and a radar to reply to signals from the Gemini radar. Projection in front is an antenna. graphs of themselves and their families and descriptions of life in this country. For a cash grant of $8 a month, a child in any one of seven countries inc 1 u d i n g Greece, British Hong Kong, Korea, The Philippines, Viet Nam, Colombia and Ecuador receives new clothing, household equipment, medical care and an education. All this plus good used clothing for the foster child's entire family, guidance and counselling from on the spot trained social and case workers spent four "days with one U.S. supervised by an American director in each of these seven countries is provided. Foster Parents' Plan is a non- paratrooper company. His unit did not move at night. This correspondent flew in men of the Upper Penin s u 1 a; the compilation of fire statistics; the collection of information on different systems; the merits of various kinds of apparatus, and the cultivation of the different fire departments of j the Upper Peninsula. Results of U. S. Paratroopers' Hunt Are Dismally Miserable GOP Organizer Is Appointed LANSING (AP)—Keith Molin, a Young Republicans regional, vice chairman during his years some 01 tne reasons at Northern Michigan University, Monday was appointed GOP field organizer for the EDITOR'S NOTE: U.S. forces carried out a big, five-day hunt over the weekend for a Viet by U.S. advisers, had so little result. This is the fourth such opera- Cong battalion in a jungle area'tion staged in the past two southeast of Saigon Associated th b ug military plan . Press correspondents and pho-| . / tographers covered all phases of ners in Viet Nam the operation. In this dispatch Many U.S. observers feel that A.P. newsman Peter Arnett the U.S. high command may be with the 1st Division battalion sectarian, non-profit, non-propa- state's llth Congressional Disi trict. I Molin's FALSE TEETH That Loosen Need Not Embarrass Many wearers of false teeth have Buttered real embarrassment because their plate dropped, slipped or wobbled at just the wrong time. Do not live In fear of this happening to you. Just sprinkle a little FASTEETH, the alkaline (non-acid) powder, on your plates. Hold false teeth more firmly, so they feel more comfortable. Does not sour. Checks "plate odor breath". Get FASTEETH at drug counters everywhere. Advt appointment in the district, which covers the entire Upper Peninsula and seven Lower Michigan counties, was announced by State GOP Chairman Elly Peterson. Molin, a native of Escanaba and an employe of Standard Oil, graduated from NMU in 1962. Admission of Reds To UN Is Opposed WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Karl E. Mundt said Monday that the admission of Red China to the United Nations would be like putting representatives of the Mafia on President Johnson's new anticrime commission. The South Dakota Republican, tells of the meager results and By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam embarked on a strategy that brought failure to Vietnamese forces before and could bring failure to U.S. forces now. If the basic strategy can be (AP) — In a war where the only debated, the implementation as real index of success is the applied to the operation that number of enemy killed or captured, the results were dismally miserable. ended Monday cannot. There appeared to be a chain reaction of mistakes that made Nearly 2,000 highly trained success virtually impossible U.S. paratroopers beat the even before the operation got scrubby jungles around a hill t under way fully, outcropping southeast of Saigon I Because of the elaborate com- for five days. The largest concentration of artillery yet gathered in the Viet Nam war covered them. Armored vehicles roared near. Thirty B52 jet bombers flew from Okinawa to attack a suspected Viet Cong headquarters. mand structure in South Viet Nam, operational plans had to be disclosed to a wide circle of people nearly a week before it began. Viet Nam is notorious for the leakage of operational plans. Many details of this big para- that secured the artillery pieces on Friday. There was very little evidence that the Viet Cong had been there in months. Photographer Huet walked through the jun- gled area devasted by the B52's bombs. The jungle was shattered, but there was no sign of anyone dead. Two Associated Press men, writer Hugh Mulligan and photographer Sam Jones, found the main highway lined with Viet Cong flags when they drove to the operational command post Saturday. A patrol was sent up the road to investigate. By then the paper flags had been removed mysteriously. By Monday morning, when the helicopters came in to lift them out, the paratroopers were tired and depressed. "If our company commanders have anything to do with it, this is the last operation of this kind we'll have," a young officer said. However, the paratrooper: themselves have little say in the matter. The U.S. high com mand in Saigon handles opera tional tactics. ganda, independent government- pproved organization. PLAN has no professional fund-raisers and its financial statement i s mailed with pride to anyone who asks for it. Children may be selected according to age, sex and nationality. To rescue one of the housands anxiously awaitin g 'adoption," interested persons are asked to write to Foster Dozens of jet fighters flew trooper operation were report- support for the five days. A edly known to the district chief South Vietnamese ground force was available. The object of all this activity was a Viet Cong battalion sup- speaking on the GOP's weekly i posed to be in the area. It was radio show "Comment," said never found. the onlj- China which should be admitted to the United Nations is a China which "wants to live with the rest of the world and let the rest of the world live in peace." USE DAILY GLOBE WANT-ADS At last count, fewer than 10 Viet Cong had been seen. Three of these were killed and three captured along with two rifles. Not even a series of similar operations launched in the past by South Vietnamese military of the operational area days earlier. This nullified the element of surprise. Associated Press photographer Horst Faas drove down 40 miles of highway with the artillery pieces last Wednesday, 24 hours before the troops came in. The spouts of the artillery were pointed right into the operational area. The message was probably not lost on Viet Cong agents. Parents' Plan Inc., 352 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. Kam Mui, the little Chin e s e girl "adopted" by Mrs. Bris- master, is one of the thousands of unfortunate children of r e fugee British Hong Kong, who live in bitter proverty and suffer endless privations and hardships. She lives with her p a rents; her sisters, Yin Ling, SVz; Yim Ling, 3; Yuen Ling, Wz, and brother, Wai Kwan, 41/2. The grandmother also lives with this family. The father settled in this British Crown Colony when he was 17 years old. He now works as a barber and earns about $49.10 a mon t h , plus meals. The family lives in a st o n e house and occupies a cubicle measuring seven feet by e i g ht feet. It is furnished with a plank bed, table, small loft, three cartons which hold the family's few pieces of clothing, an electric fan and some cooking utensils. Their cubicle is kept neat and clean. The family formerly lived in Kowloon city, but their home was burned in fire. They pay a monthly rental of $7. Kam Mui is described as a lovely young girl with dark hair and dark eyes. She is in the Texas Flag's Return Asked WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has agreed to discuss with Mexico the possibility of having a Texas flag captured during the fall of the Alamo returned to this country. It is a sky-blue banner of the "First Company of Texan Volunteers from New Orleans" and bears the inscription "God and Liberty." The Texas Legislature adopted a resolution calling for. its return from the Mexican National Archives at Chapultepec Palace, and Tower Introduced a resolution asking the State Department to look into the matter. Supermarkets of the U. S. sold more than two billion broiler-fryer chickens during 1964. Quality Printing at News Record The Range's Only "Litho" Printer! Fill all your Office Supply needs at the NEWS RECORD • Mimeograph Papers winks—Fluids, etc. • Inventory Forms •Ledger Forms • Business Cards •Letterheads OUR FORMS SAVE YOU TIME! . . . Come to us! 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