Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 3, 1967 · Page 1
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Carroll, Iowa
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Carroll Daily Times Herald VOL. 98—No. 259 Return Postage Guaranteed Carroll, Iowa, 51401, Friday, November 3, 1967—Eight Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each Evening for 50 Cents Per Week Singh Cops U.S. Troops Hurl Enemy Back— Knoxville Visitors— A 40-member contingent of civic and business leaders from Knoxville and Marion County toured Carroll Thursday and presented the city with an Iowa flag. Shown at a presentation ceremony at a luncheon at the Burke Motor Inn are, from left, Dr. J. G. Donovan, president of the Carroll —Staff Photo Chamber of Commerce, Max Stevens, president of the Knoxville Chamber, Steve Donnelly, member of the Knoxville city council, Mayor William S. Farner, Carroll, and Dr. Harold Madsen, Chamber of Commerce, and C. L. Hansen, member of the planning commission, both of Knoxville. Iowa Prof's Music Test Wins Acclaim (By Iowa Daily Press Assn.) IOWA CITY — Potential Van Cliburns and Louis Armstrongs of the 1980's are now being identified in a number of American schools through a musical "yardstick" which can quite accurately determine a child's chances for success in music before he even touches a musical instrument. The unique aspect of the new test developed at the "University of Iowa is that it pinpoints the musical strengths and weaknesses of students as well as indicating the degree to Congo Asks U.N. Meeting on Invasion UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) — The government of the Congo has asked for a U.N. Security Council meeting to deal with an invasion by white and African soldiers from neighboring Portuguese Angola. Some U.N. diplomats expect the council to meet today. Government sources In Kinshasa, the Congolese capital, said the invaders seized a train and some trucks and were bearing down on Lubumashi, formerly Elisabethville and the capital of Katanga Province. Unconfirmed reports said the troops had taken Jadotville, a fortified copper mining town about 100 miles from Lubum- bashi. Congolese troops were ordered to intercept the invading force, which diplomatic dispatches reaching the State De- Congo See Page 5 which they have over-all aptitude for music. Developed at Iowa by Edwin Gordon — then a graduate student and now a faculty member'here — the Musical Aptitude Profile was published in 1965 by the Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, and now is in use in schools across the nation by teachers who now can not only discover talent but are better prepared to help youngsters build on strengths and compensate for deficiencies. Although initial development of the musical aptitude profile was difficult enough to merit a Ph.D. degree for Dr. Gordon, the test can be administered by any teacher with a degree of musical knowledge. MAP is different from any other music aptitude test. It consists of 250 pairs of original musical phrases recorded by professional musicians. Use of original phrases, rather than excerpts from music with which some pupils would be familiar, puts those who have had no musical training on an equal footing with those who have studied music. The musical phrases are grouped in three main divisions dealing with the basic music factors Tonal Imagery, Rhythm Imagery, and Musical Sensitivity. More than 12,000 students in 20 school systems across the country cooperated in determining norms for grades four through twelve for the tests These norms are printed in the MAP Manual. To launch a three-year study of the predictive value of the tests, 240 fourth and fifth-grade pupils who had never studiet (Continued on Page 8.) Students Plan a Petition in Blood, 'Sit-in' IOWA CITY (AP) - A peti- ion in their own blood to pro- est the Vietnam war and Maine recruiting on campus was :o be presented by University of tiwa students to University President Howard Bowen Friday. Members of Students for a Democratic Society said that after presenting the petition to Bowen, they would hold a "sit- n" in his office. There was no immediate indication of how Dr. Bowen, who already has said disciplinary ac- lon may be taken against some students because of a demonstration Wednesday that degenerated into wild disorder and landed 108 persons in jail, would regard the proposed "sit-in." Student antiwar demonstrators quietly picketed outside the university's Memorial Union Thursday while three Marine Corps recruiters held interviews with students inside. There was no repetition of Wednesday's ugly outbreak which started when antiwar demonstrators sought to block Protesters . . . See Page 4 Late News Off Wire DETROIT (AP)—Ford Motor Co. today issued its first call for assembly line workers to return to their jobs Monday, indicating some production would be under way before a midnight Wednesday strike deadline at Chrysler Corp. Ford issues its call over a Detroit radio station for workers to return to the assembly plant at suburban Dearborn, where the company makes Mustangs and Mercury Cougars. The cars expected to roll off the line by Monday afternoon will be the first since the United Auto Workers struck the nation's No. 2 automaker Sept. 6 in efforts to write a pattern- setting labor contract for the industry. HARD FREEZE TONIGHT— By The Associated Press A hard freeze is in prospect for Iowa Friday night, following expected afternoon highs in tb 30s. Lows from the teens north west to the middle 20s were fore cast. SUIT 'PREMATURE'- DAVENPORT (AP) Th State Tax Commission says a lawsuit attacking valadity o Iowa's new tax on services is premature and should be dis missed. The commission argues tha advertising interests who file the suit must, appeal to the com mission before taking the mat ter to court. SPUTNIK ALOFT- MOSCOW (AP) - The Sovie Union launched another un manned satellite today, No. 19( in its Cosmos series. The official Tass news agenc reported the satellite was in 01 bit from 125 to 215 miles. Reds Use Civilians as Shields In New Assault Against Town SAIGON (AP)-A battalion of 1 U.S. infantrymen newly as- igned to reinforce embattled Loc Ninh hurled back Viet Cong troops who, field officers said, dragooned civilians to march ahead of them as human shields in darkness early today. There was no immediate word as to how many noncombatants were involuntarily involved, but the officers said the Communist tactic—used before on many oc- casions in the Vietnam war- naturally restricted the Americans, a battalion of the 25th Infantry Division. Nevertheless, the total number of the enemy reported killed in six days of fighting for the district headquarters climbed past 850. Under cover of a motar barrage, the Viet Cong made a ground assault on newly arrived U.S. Infantry reinforcements shortly after midnight, and sporadic action was reported still going more than 12 hours later. Reports from the fighting today said three Americans and 28 Communists were killed and 34 Americans wounded. The defenders of Loc Ninh, grown to about 5,000 with arrival of a battalion from the U.S. 25th Infantry Division, have reported a to- tal of 11 Americans and 23 South Vietnamese killed and 66 Americans and 74 South Vietnamese wounded in the six-day battle. U.S. officers said the Communist tactic of sending civilians ahead of the attack forces "naturally restricted" the defenders' answering fire in the first stages of fighting today around the town, 72 miles north of Saigon near the Cambodian border. The Weather FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST The temperatures Saturday through Wednesday will'average 8 to 12 degrees below normal. Normal highs are near 50 in the north to the mid 50s south. Normal lows are around 30 north to the middle 30s south. A warming trend is expected around the first of the week with a turn to colder later in the period. Precipitation will average .50 to .75 of an inch, occurring mostly early in the week. IOWA FORECAST Clear to partly cloudy through Saturday. Hard freeze is likely Friday night, lows 20 to 25. Warmer west and north Saturday, highs in 40s. Partly cloudy, little warmer Sunday. Racial Riot is Blamed on Hoodlums WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Peace returned to downtown Winston-Salem this morning following a night of racial violence blamed on "hoodlums who have taken advantage of a situation." During the night, 34 persons, including seven policemen, were injured and 51 were arrested. Three Negroes were treated for gunshot wounds. City officials said it might be several days before an accurate estimate could be made of damage caused by looting and fires. Fire Chief C. L. Williams said damage from about 55 fires alone probably would run "into the tens of thousands of dollars." The violence began late Thursday following the burial of a Negro man who died after being struck by a policeman. Mayor W. C. Benton said the trouble was started by "a bunch of hoodlums who have taken advantage of a situation. This is ihe excuse they have been waiting for." Negro leaders had urged that ;he rioting stop. About dawn this morning some 400 National Guardsmen and helmeted police encircled eight blocks in the downtown section of the city, widely known for its major cigarette factories. All persons entering the area were screened before being admitted. Most officers were withdrawn later as businessmen and em- ployes began going to work. By 8 a.m. the area was open to normal traffic. Fire bombings and reports of sniper fire kept police and firemen busy in various sections oi the city before daybreak. There was looting downtown and al two shopping centers. The Rev. J. T. McMillan oi the Winston-Salem chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peo- CARROLL-NORTHWEST Fair Friday night, lowest upper teens to lower 1 20s. Highs Saturday middle 30s. Rain chances less than 5 per cent. The Weather in Carroll (Dally Temperatures Courtesy of Iowa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high 41 Yesterday's low 34 At 7 a.m. today - 30 At 10 a.m. today 31 Weather A Year Ago- High temperature a year ago today was 41; the low, 15 degrees. Riot See Page 5 —NEA Telephoto Target— Attacked in New Orleans' French Quarter, Rep. John Rarick, D-La., escaped uninjured. Four men pulled up near Rarick's car and started firing at the congressman, opposing Gov. John McKeithen for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the Louisiana primary Nov. 4. Riot Police, Guard to Be Sent to Gary GARY, Ind. (AP)-Mayor A. Martin Katz said, today "force will be met with stronger force" if violence erupts in Tuesday's election contest between Negro Democrat Richard G. Hatcher and Republican Joseph Radigan. Speaking at a mass conference one day after Gov. Roger Branigin announced plans to beef up law enforcement in the area with state police and National Guard troops, Katz said he was prepared to "do anything and everything in my power to maintain tranquility." Katz said state troopers will join Gary's 275-man police force in patrol ing the city but Gary .... See Page 4 Low Bids on New Church $743,931 Low bids totalling $745,931 were opened Thursday night by Holy Spirit Parish for construction of the new church, Open a New Accounting Firm Here A new accounting firm, headed by Robert L. Olsen, CPA, has been established with offices in the Wunschel-Greteman building at Fifth and Main Streets. Ronald Muhlbauer, who formerly operated the Muhlbauer Accounting and Tax Service, will be associated with the new firm. Mr. and Mrs. Olsen recently returned to Carroll from Phoenix, Ariz. He is licensed to practice in Iowa and Nebraska as a certified public accountant, and is a member of the Iowa Society of CPAs, Nebraska Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He graduated from Audubon High School, the American Institute of Business, International Accountants' School at Chicago and took several courses at Creighton University, Omaha, and Arizona State University at Phoenix. He has had 10 years' experience in public accounting with other CPA firms. Mr. Muhlbauer graduated from Kuemper High School and Creighton University. He has had four years' experience in public accounting with other CPA firms. BREZHNEV SPEAKS MOSCOW (AP) — Soviet Communist Party Chief Leonid I. Brezhnev claimed today that the Soviet Union has the world's best weapons and said Soviet assistance to the Vietnamese Communists will continue until U.S. forces leave Vietnam. rectory and connecting offices, the Very Rev. Leo Lenz, V.F., pastor, announced Friday. Pending approval of the bids by diocesan authorities, construction of the new building may begin this fall, Fr. Lenz said. The general contract bid of $552,811 was submitted by United Builders of Ida Grove; mechanical, $116,100, by Suter Plumbing and Heating of South Sioux City, Neb.; electrical engineering, $55,450 by Town and Country Electric Co., Sac City; and pews, $21,570, Fitzgibbon Co. of Sioux City. Bids submitted Feb. 28 hac amounted to over $1 million Since then, original plans hav been revised by the architects James M. Duffy Architects o Sioux City, and a new call is sued for bids. The new building seating 1, 000 persons in the church, wii be located in the block en closed by First Street on the north, Maple Street on the east Bluff Street to the south and East Street on the west. The congregation presently holds services in two churches SS. Peter and Paul and St. Jo seph's. The new building, o contemporary design, w o u 11 connect the church proper an the rectory by the parish of fices. Plans for a new church were first formally presented to parishioners in mid-October of 1965, culminating Nov. 7 in a general solicitation for funds and subscriptions in the 800- family parish. The new bids were opened at 7 p.m. Thursday by Fr. Lenz; the lay directors, Tom Finegan and Frank Better; and the advisory building committee, C. R. Brenny, Leo Clark, Lawrence Frischmeyer, Louis Greteman and Dr. W. L. Ward. But the defenders hit the enemy with artillery, air strikes and twin engine C47 planes armed with rapid-firing gatling guns. In the air war against North /ietnam, poor weather persisted for the third day over the Ha- noi-Haiphong area Thursday, imiting U.S. pilots mostly to the southern panhandle. But Marine )ilots attacked the Yen Bai air- ield, now used as a storage area, 65 miles northwest of Hanoi. Loc Ninh, hub of a rubber producing area on the main oute from Saigon to Cambodia, las some military and economic value, said Col. Frederick Krause of Fullerton, Calif., chief of staff of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division. But he said the ommunists' "seemingly blind determination" to take the tdwn stems more from the political, psychological and propaganda value have. such a victory would In other action, U.S. Marines reported that units based around the outpost of Con Thien just below the demilitarized zone were hit Thursday by 103 mortar and artillery rounds, including shells from North Vietnamese 152mm cannons. Three Marines were reported killed and two wounded. U.S. fighter-bombers flew a total of 152 missions against North Vietnam Thursday, and the U.S. Command said a Navy A4 Skyhawk was brought down by ground fire. The pilot was missing. It was the 724th U.S. combat plane officially reported lost over the North in the war. Bake Sales, Pupil Meals Tax Exempt DES MOINES (AP)-Church food sales and school lunches are exempt from the sales tax if all the proceeds are used for religious or educational purposes, the attorney general's office said Friday. The school opinion, requested by Tax Commissioner Lynn Potter, said the lunches serve educational purposes and therefore are tax exempt if the proceeds are spent for food or equipment for lunches In the opinion on bake sales and similar activities by church groups, Sen Richard Stephens, R-Ainsworth, was told 'they are exempt "where the entire proceeds therefrom are expended for religious purposes." Metropolitan Office Linked to N.Y. for Data Processing A communications network from out of the future has come to Carroll. At the district headquarters of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company at 202 West 7th Street, a modest-appearing piece of office equipment — actually a console with a teletypewriter, a telephone and a bit of rather exotic electronic gear — is "talking" to a giant electronic computer in Metropolitan Life's home office in New York City. The ability of the two machines to "talk" to each other means that the Carroll office is now hooked into the company's data processing system and that the exchange of information with the home office is almost automatic. Ray Beneke, who is in charge of Metropolitan Life's sale and service activities in this area, is delighted with his new helper. The new communications sys- pplicyholders and the public, since the local office is tied in so closely with the company's home office, he indicated. In addition, the reduced paperwork load will give his staff more time to devote to service to policyholders and special representatives. The data system, which will cost well above $15,000,000 when complete, will be the world's largest private i n f o r- mation processing network. Over 800 offices in the continental United States will be linked with the home office computer system by the end of this year. By 1969 the system is expected to be handling about 95 per cent of Metropolitan Life's administrative and financial data. Using equipment developed by Honeywell, Metropolitan Life began experimenting with the system several years before the first group of district offices was hooked into the system on an operational basis tern means better service tolin January 1967. Additional of- fices are being added as equipment is delivered and installed. This, briefly, is how the system works: The Carroll office console is linked to a Honeywell 1800 computer in the New York office, using telephone lines which are used for normal purposes during business hours. After the close of business in the local office, the Honeywell 1800 dials the Carroll console and takes from it the information the console has accumulated during the day. This information may consist of data on premium and loan collections, changes of address, inquiries, and other items normally exchanged by the two offices. During the night, the computer processes the collected data, updates its files, prepares answers to inquiries, and again dials the Carroll office console and gives it the information before that office Computer . See Page 5 Carroll-N.Y. Link-- 5 '™ The marvel of modern business communication is demonstrated by Mrs. Robert Everett, office supervisor for the Carroll branch of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, as she achieves an instant linkup with the home office in New York. Teletype and data processing messages can be received and transmitted with the equipment shown above.

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