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TEMPERATURES: 64 hr. period to 12 noon: 78: .V. Previous 24 hr. period: 75; 48. Year ago: High 79; Low 55. Precipitation, year to date 19.80. Humidity, 70 per cent. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE FORECASTS — Partly cloudy with a chance of scattered thun- d'ershowers tonight. Friday mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows tonight mostly in the 603. High Friday 76 to 84. 46th YEAR, NUMBER 219. WIRE NEWS SEHVTCK ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 5, 1965. SIXTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPY 10 CENTS. Attack on Fuel Dump Will Not Seriously Affect Air Strikes DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS INFERNO—Fire sweeps through six warehouses in a two-block area of downtown St. Louis, Mo. Flames leap 300 feet into the air and at times were seen 11 miles from the river front. Damage was estimated in millions of dollars. (AP Wirephoto) Taylor Will Turn in His Final Ambassadorial Accounting Today By LEWIS CULICK WASHINGTON i AP i — Com-j billing hope for the future with i acknowledgement of "serious! problems" in Viet Nam, Max-j well D. Taylor turns in his final ambassadorial accounting today to a top ranking panel at the White House. On Capitol Hill the administration moved to the House Defense Appropriations subcommittee with its plea for SI.7 billion more plus a 340.000-man military manpower boost to gird for the Southeast Asian war. President Johnson got a two- hour briefing from Taylor late Wednesday. Johnson said he was so impressed by the retiring ambassador's knowledge from his year in Saigon that he called a whole array of adminis- Britain's Labor Government Boasts Astonishing Record Natural Gas Consumer Costs Are Expected to Be Reduced WASHINGTON (AP)—Acting in a key natural gas case, the Power Commission adopted today a pricing system it expects to cut gas costs for consumers by millions of dollars and encourage location of new gas supplier The system sets a higher producer ceiling price for gas from newly developed gas wells than By LAWRENCE MA LIN LONDON (API — Britain's Labor government came to the end of its first session of Parliament today with a record of legislation astonishing to even its! most xealous supporters. | With Prime Minister Harold' gram. MP's. the The rest total by of individual 65 is two more than the number of bills passed by the last Parliament, when the Conservatives had a majority of about 100 votes. The opposition accused Wilson of overloading Parliament's an- Wilson's forces plagued by the tiquat°d procedures with a pro' gram netter suited to a voting smallest majority in this century, the House of Commons put through 65 separate measures before adjournment until Oct. 26. Some of the legislation represents minor social and economic revolutions in taxation, race relations, capital punish- tration policvmakcrs to today's ment and other fields. For drama and accomplishment. 4:45 p.m. EST session. The President also announced session probably will cushion 10 times the size of his actuai nominal majority of only three votes. * * * Wilso', anxious to make a record in office, shouldered the complaints aside. The government's most difficult achievement — and the most wearing on the House — Greek Premier Resigns Today ATHENS, Greece (AP) Premier George Athanasiadis Novas resigned today after his defeat in a stormy parliamentary vote of confidence. In an unexpected move, King Constantine asked him to remain in office pending a solution of Greece's political crisis. Most observers had thought the king would accept the resignation immediately and name a new premier. His request to Athanasiadis Novas to remain in office temporarily indicated the king was undecided on his next step. Befbre his overthrow in Parliament early today, Athanasia- dis Novas suggested that Constantine call the leaders of all political parties together to discuss the crisis. The outgoing premier said today the king had decided no to call a council of the parti leaders but to consult with then he has asked Taylor to be a sen-i B° down in the history books was the finance bill. This pack- ior adviser to the President on _ Fifty-two military and diplomatic matters and has named him to the intel- bills were government of the successful introduced by the as part of its pro- ligence board which supervises U.S. intelligence activities. Taylor, 63, onetime Army chief, was I chairman of the Joint Chiefs of! Staff when Johnson sent him to South Viet Nam. | Secretary of Slat Dean Rusk. | Secretary of Defense Robert S.; McNamara, U.N. Ambassador Arthur J. Goldberg, Henry Cabot Lodge, Taylor's successor in the Saigon post, and other sen- 2 Are Sought in Officer's Slaying CHICAGO (AP) — Police of five states were asked today to hunt fo> two brothers wanted ior diplomatic, military and in-i fo ,. que r tionin g about the rob- telligence officers were called in | bery ki , Ung of a Cnicago police for Taylor's report. "The future," Taylor newsmen after seing Johnson,; 'is certainly far more hopeful than it was a year ago. told ser S ennt " LU ; Teaim, of detectives with drawn guns searched hideouts in the city. At the same time, an U was a yeai ago. po]lce , n Ga Ind were joined He said he left South Viet i ._..,. f age of tax reforms was debated for 211 r-ours on 23 days. Most of the sittings lasting until long after midnight. The Laborites lost only, three times. This forced Wilson to accept a Conservative measure lowering capital gains taxes on mutua! funds. Ironically, this had been suggested earlier by Labor's own economic advisers. Other major platform pledges enacted were a new rent law, a boost in old-age pensions and a national severance pay scheme. The monopoly laws were tightened, especially on newspapers. A nermanent individually. Steph'anos Stephanopoulos commission of Nam last week "feeling far from discouraged, although I recognize the serious problems we have — problems that are military, civilian and international in character." "We are on the right track. he said. "It will take time. It will take determination." Taylor declined to go into specifics on just how the war would be won or ended. He said the present 125,000-man goal for U.S. military strength in Viet Nam is a reasonable figure, but he does not know whether this will be enough in the future. McNamara, who presented the administration's $1.7-bilhon request to the Senate Defense by Chicago police after the two men were reported seen Wednesday night in Harvey, 111., and police informants said they had gone to Gary. Authorities in Michigan. Wisconsin. Missouri and downstate Illinois also were alerted to watch for the men who might have slain the 17-year veteran of the police force. Sgt. Charles Eichorst, 45, was fatally shot Wednesday as he tried to prevent the robbery of a North Side supermarket. The slaying touched off what police described as the biggest manhunt in recent Chicago history. Eichorst captured one of two gunmen and was searching him when the scond robber dashed judges and lawyers was organized to codify Britain's ancient, complicated and often conflicting laws * * * Incitement to racial violence was made a crime, and racial conciliation boards were authorized. The House of Commons also took the historic step of voting to abolish capital punishment for murder. The House of Lords deputy premier under George Papandreou, 77, was considered a strong possibility to be asked to form a government. The king fired Papandreou three weeks ago in a dispute over who should control the armed forces. Also talked about as possible nonpolitical choices were George Mavros, a member of Parliament from Papandreou's center Union party and the head of the Bank of Greece, and Xe- nophontas Zolotas, deputy governor of the National Bank. There were fears that if a lasting solution is not found, Greece would revert to the political instability of 1950-52. There were nine changes of government during the two years. The Athanasiadis Novas government was voted down 167-131 in a stormy eight-hour session of Parliament that lasted long after midnight. Deputies traded punchs, catcalls and threats and the proceedings were suspended briefly. Speaker Baklatzis banged his gavel, rang his bell and shouted himself hoarse until the brawl eased. Outside the parliament build- :or gas incidental to oil produc- ;ion in the New Mexico-Texas area known as the Permian Basin. The decision in the milestone Permian Basin area case is ex- jected to be the pattern for rul- ngs in other pending area rate cases and ultimately for orders to apply to all major producing areas. A commission spokesman said it was estimated the decision would require refunds of something like $30 million to $35 million by producers in the Permian Basin area—three counties in New Mexico and 55 counties in Texas 1 Railroad Commission districts Nos. 7C and 8. The commission said virtually all Permian Basin interstate production goes to three pipeline purchasers, who would share the refunds. These pipelines then would be required, under current commission procedures, to pass on the refunds to their customers. The pipelines, and the percentage of the insterstate Permian production they purchase, are El Paso Natural Gas Co., El Paso, Tex., 73 per cent; Northem Natural Gas Co., Omaha, Neb., 18 per cent; and Trans- western Pipeline Co., Houston, 9 per cent. The commission said about 85 per c°nt of interstate sales of gas from the Permian Basin goes to California, and that there are sales also in these other states: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The decision requires reduction by Sept. 1 of any rates in excess of those stipulated and also imposes a moratorium until Jan. 1, 1968, on any price increases above the ceilings established. Under the two-price system | prescribed, the highest ( ceiling | price for the area is 16.'5 cents per thousand cubic feet of gas. The major producers involved had sought a one-price ceiling for all gas of about 20 cents. The higher price is for new gas-well gas—"to encourage the search for new gas reserves at minimum over-all cost to consumers " The lower ceiling price is 14.5 cents, for all other gas, including residue and casing head. These ceilings include production taxes, which amount to about one cent for gas produced in Texa? and less for that produced in New Mexico. The commission said this means the or gas VICTIMS OF WAR—A child lifts lifeless body of his mother after she was killed in assault by Vietnamese forces and U.S. Marines on Viet Cong guerrillas at Chan Son. Civilians had been warned to leave the South Viet Nam village. Many remained, some were killed. AP newsman John T. Wheeler made this dramatic picture. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Saigon) LBJ Will Sign Voting Rights Bill on Friday By EDMOND LEBRETON WASHINGTON (AP) — President Johnson will go to the Capitol Friday to sign into law his Negro voting rights bill. White House press secretary Bill D Moyers announced today that Johnson will sign the bill at noon, with his Cabinet on hand The signing will come on the 104th anniversary of a ceremony in which President Abraham Lincoln signed at the Capitol a bill giving freedom to slaves employed by Confederates in carrying out the Civil Wai- said Friday's ceremo- Johnson said the bill "brings within our immediate vision the day when every American can enter a polling booth without fear or hindrance." The Senate, suddenly speed- i side ing up its procedures, gave the! U. S. Million Gallons Of Fuel Lost in Viet Cong Raid 2 Tanks Destroyed, 2 Others Damaged By Edwin Q. White SAIGON, South Viet Nam AP) — A Viet Cong attack on a jig aviation fuel dump near the Da Nang Air Base will not seriously affect U.S. air strikes, an American military spokesman aid today. Military authorities said the hit-and-run guerrillas destroyed wo of the nine storage tanks in he complex early today and heavily damaged two others with an estimated loss of one nillion gallons of fuel. All fuel for jets and propeller- driven planes operating from he big Da Nang base comes in by ocean-going tanker and is transferred to the harbor-side storage complex operated by Easso Standard East. It is stored ther until railroad cars ;ransfer it to the base 10 miles to the southwest. Large fuel dumps are located at the air base, however. The spokesman said it is belived they contain enough for immediate fuel needs. An eyewitness said Viet Cong commandos opened their attack about 1 a.m., inflicting heavy casualties with mortar fire on a government outpost protecting the storage complex. Overrunning the outpost, the guerrillas blasted through the main gates of the dump and set the tanks afire with plastic charges and phosphorous rocket shells. There was no report of Viet Cong casualties. The complex lies about two miles from positions held by several hundred U.S. Marines. The Leathernecks were not sent to aid the post, which lies out- their defense Marine zone. ny will be open to live coverage by radio and television. Wednesday, arranged to make a similar appearance before the House group today. The chairman of the Senate subcommittee, Sen. Stennis, D-Miss., predicted committee action next week. •'Obviously this is not all that will be needed," he added. The current limited request would raise the military appropriation total for this fiscal year to $46.9 billion and m- See TAYLOR— Page 14. liceman. The gunmen fled with an estimated $3,000 taken from the John""c~ ! safe of tne grocery. Police said Combination Range Finds Eager Buyer Sold in Two Days! It cost the advertiser only $1.20 to find a buyer with this Daily Globe Want-Ad: COMBINATION STOVE <sas and wood >—ur.od condition, suil.ible ior collage or ramp. Phone 000-0000. Used home Hppliances can be sold easily if you w.r. a Daily Globe Want-Ad to tell the thousands of Daily Globe readers what you have to sell.. On The Range And In Th* Onionagon Country It's The Ironwood Daily Globe Want-Ads Get .The Quick Action Results Phone 932-2211 for 1 Misi Ad-Taker all the money carried in a paper bag was recovered because the bag became torn and the currency dropped out. Lt. John Glas, one of the officers in charge of the investigation, identified th two Negro brothers as Holice Black, 21, and Richard Black, 20. Glas said as the two robbers fled they stripped off their shirts in an effort to avoid recognition. He said a traffic ticket Black's name the House's confidence in the government and Labor won them all by majorities ranging from 2 to 20 votes. The Laborites came into power after 13 years in the political wilderness. Opposition within the party delayed labor's most controver- name and to break approved the bill in principle ing 1,000 Papandreou supporters but did not act on it finally before adjournment. Meanwhile, no murderers are being hanged. Only a few dozen of Commons' 268 separate votes tested chanted their hero's tried unsuccessfully through police lines when word: *[ ue than those for the Texas districts. Gas-well gas, in the terms used by the commission and the industry, is gas found separately from oil. Oil-well gas, also called casinghead gas is from oil wells. Second Trawler Nets Torpedo PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP)—A final congressional approval to the bill Wednesday night, 79 to 18, and the President went to the Capitol to extend congratulations in person. Johnson, in a formal statement, thanked on behalf of the country the members of Congress of both parties who voted for the measure. "Their action honors them as much as it perfects our country," he said, and later he added special commendations for the work on behalf of the measure by the two Senate leaders — Democrat Mike Mansfield and Republican Everett M. Dirksen. Johnson said "they will be long But artillery and American de- Nang harbor were called on to shell suspected Viet Cong positions, military gunfire from an stroyer off Da sources said. An informant said fire from one destroyer fell short and hit a Vietnamese force sent to help the beleaguered post. Vietnamese casualties from this were described as moderate. it was the boldest attack In the Da Nang area since Communist squads hit the base itself a little more than a month ago and destroyed three planes. U.S. warships shelled the hills surrounding the storage complex two nights ago after a report was received that the Viet remembered for what they have I Cong was readying an attack on done on this bill." the Esso facility. of the voting outcome reached them. Papandreou had vowed to bring down his successor and return to power. But this seemed unlikely unless a general election were called. By tradition, the king iiuw !the Droduction> now I should call on Papandreou, as head of the largest party, to form a new government. But gar. is what remains after gas or gas-well gas has been processed to remove liquids. In the Permian area, about 97 per cent of residue gas comes from oil-well gas, which accounts for about two-thirds of deepsea trawler netted a torpe- groes. in much of the South and do off the Virginia coast today, permit the federal government 60 files north of where the, under specified conditions to The bill will suspend the use) Just before noon today a Viet of literacy tests, said to be used j Cong mine derailed a railway to discriminate against " Ne- trawler Snoopy was blown to bits by a similar catch last month. take over the registration of voters. It also calls for the attorney general to bring a court Wary of the find that took test on the constitutionality of eight lives in the Snoopy blast; poll taxes still used in state and off Cape Hatteras, the trawler local elections in Alabama, Mis- New Bedford didn't try to bring sissippi, Texas and Virginia. sial measure, renationalization political observers saw little of the steel industry, and may i chance of a reconciliation be- eventually kill it. I tween the two. UN Is Not Expected to Play Decisive Role in Viet Nam Bridge Sets July Record ST. IGNACE (AP)—Mackinac the torpedo aboard. Two civil rights leaders ex- engine a mile and a half from the o ; J storage tanks. The engine apparently was going to pull a line of tankcars from the storage dump. No injuries were reported Formation of a U.S. Army task force to control all American ground combat forces in the 2nd and 3rd Corps areas — the two central areas of the country—was announced today. Its The trawler radioed the Coast' pressed less than all-out approv-1 purpose is to expedite and co- Guard it was rigging the net al of the measure, containing the 10-foot cylinder But Dr. Martin Luther ito I to a fishing buoy and retiring Jr., president of the Southern ordinal the role of U.S. troops King in supporting the Vietnamese a safe distance. war effort. Maj. Gen. Stanley L. Larsen, Bridge revenues for July broke j arm or destroy the torpedo. i thought it worthwhile to request By MA HARRELSON UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. Security Council action, i AP) — Despite talk about pos-. During recent weeks sible U.N. action on Viet Nam, dent Johnson, Secretary of State all previous records for the i The Coast Guard ordered the same month. Crossings were up 8.6 percent, from 258,466 in July. 1964, Christian Leadership Confer- Atlantic Fleet headquarters '• ence, had called the bill "a good '. will head the command, to be said a Navy ordnance disposal one because it goes a long way j known as Task Force Alpha. Its finally to redeem the pledge of! headquarters will be at Nha the 15th Amendment by assur-l Trang, or the coast 200 miles team will be sent today to dis- to 280,747 for July of this year. area cleared of other vessels. The New Bedford, owned by Mrs Michael Smith of South ing the right to vote of all citizens regardless of race or col-' or." He said, "I am confident northeast of Saigon, and its area includes the central highlands where strong Viet Cong it is hard to find a U.N. diplo- Dean Rusk who believes that the or- Arthur J. bearing Holice was found in a pocket of one f shirt. Police said a check with 1 u relatives disclosed that Richard was with Holice early Wednesday. Glas said about 15 policemen have been assigned full time in the search for the gunman. In Wednesday's hunt, scores of policemen combed the area near the store. Helicopters, with de- enecuveiy. tectives aboard, flew over the area. Police armed with machine guns and tear gas^and lmpractlcal tQ belieye fchat tne Thant took and Ambassador Goldberg have Revenues rose correspondingly Presi-! from $1092,000 to $1,193,305. an increase of 9.3 per cent. Bridge officials said the higher increase in revenues over traffic Dartmouth, Mass., carries a ! that the poll tax provision of the i forces along with units of the ganization can play a decisive stressed the possibility of a U.N. role. j role. There has been no U.S. Some feel Secretary-General request for a Security Council U Thant might be useful as a i meeting on the subject, go-between in arranging peace j Some Asian and African dele- there is little gates are skeptical of U.S. inter- idea that the, est in involving the United Na- Security Council could intervene; tions in Viet Nam. They recall that a few months ago Johnson negotiations, but support for the is due ^o a 20.8 per cent increase in more expensive truck tolls. bill — with vigorous action by '. North Vietnamese army have crew ol 10. Her skipper is Rob-i the attorney general — will op- been reported building up for ert Carlisle of New Bedford.: erate finally to bury this iniqui- montho Mass 'tons device." j Scattered Viet Cong ground The Snoopy, out of Portland, James Farmer, national attack? were reported today A Maine, had been working 41 director of the Congress of Ra-'U.S. spokesman listed these ac- miles east of False Cape on cial Equality, said the measure tions. North Carolina's Outer Banks, j is too weak, does not feet the An estimated 50-150 Viet Cong for years a graveyard for ships; problem of intimidation and vio- attacked the Suoi Cao outpost 35 and World War II's famed tor- i lence to would-be registrants j miles northwest of Saigon, in- pedo alley. land voters, and should contain j flicting "light" casualties on tilt As her net came in, the skip-' an outright ban on the poll tax ; defenders. per, Edward Doody of Portland, in state and local elections. The Viet Cong fired 20 rounds radioed the skipper of a nearby However, Farmer said, "I of SIMM fire on Duo Long, 115 The secretary-general himself sent word through the late Adlai given the top posts in his shad- was 8° in S to tiring it is said that Viet Nam was a E. Stevenson that he was an-i ow cabinet to his leading rival ;The explosion followed, cold war conflict and that it was noyed by a peace initiative | anc j n j s predecessor. i Rival and Predecessor Are Given Top Posts LONDON (API — Edward position Conservative 1 party 0 has trawler, he had" something and think it is sufficiently strong so miles .southwest of Saigon, and United Nations could overawe a nuclear power. In fact, the big-power veto guarantees that the council can- U.N. headquarters when Rusk told newsmen that consultations on Viet Nam were taking place other policemen with patrol dogs joined in the search. Girl, 8, Suffocates MOUNT PLEASANT (AP) —'not adopt any decision unless it'here. Both U.N. officials and Cindy Van Acker, 8, of Mount has U.S. and Soviet approval. U.S. delegation members insist- Pleasant, suffocated Wednesday No one expects the Kremlin to ed that no talks of any conse- act against the wishes of Red quence were in progress, al- China and North Viet Nam. though there had been informal In a reshuffle There was some surprise at n j gnt , he named Reginald Mau-j aboard, it can have impact in the South 30 rounds of mortar fire on VI iff it is enforced. And we intend Thanh 110 miles southwest ol 'to see that it is vigorously en- the capital. Vietnamese casual- i Snakes Survive Crash S f °C" win™, when she fell into a feed tain on the farm of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Camiel Van Acker. dling'deputy leader of the party) PANAMA iAP) — Poisonous director of the National Associa- and Sir Alec Douglas-Home i snakes aboard a Peruvian DC4 tion for the Advancement of spokesman on external affairs ! cargo plane survived its crash Colored People, regretted the Heath edged out Maudling in Wednesday and hempered ef- omission of a poll tax ban, but last week's election for party forts to recover seven bodies challenged description of the chief. Sir Alec, a former prime; strewn around the wreckage. ' bill as weak. ties were termed "heavy" in executive i both towns Some of the rounds fell OP a government military headquarters at Vi Thanh. Guerrillas fired 20 rounds of mortar fire at Long My, an outpost near Vi "light" losses That is one reason no one v has i corridor discussions. minister and foreign secretary, Troops led the Conservatives before until it 1 Heath. i snakes. cordooned off the area "Any attempt to paint it as a'nient troops, was cleared of the weak measure is simply delud- The spokesman ling us," he said. Thanh, causing among govern- claimed See FUEL— Page H.

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