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Carroll Daily Times Herald VOL. 98—No. 269 Return Postage Guaranteed Carroll, Iowa, 51401, Wednesday, November 15,1967—Fourteen Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each "lf\f Slngl« Evening for 50 Cents Per Week Copy Local Property Bequeathed; Lutheran Organizations Major Beneficiaries— 4 Carroll Churches Share in Koepke Estate Four Protestant churches in Carroll were named as beneficiaries of a portion -of the extensive land holdings of the late Carl E. Koepke, Westside, in a will filed for probate in Crawford County, an attorney for the estate reported Wednesday. Mr. Koepke died last Nov. 4. St. Paul's Lutheran Church will receive 50 per cent of the Carroll property, Trinity Episcopal Church, First Presbyterian Church and First Methodist Church in Carroll will receive 12Vi per cent each, and the remaining 12V2 per cent was bequeathed to the Lutheran Hour, St. Louis, Mo. The will lists the Carroll property as Lots 24, 25 and 26, Block 16, Original Town of Carroll. It further provides that the property be placed in trust to Walter H. Noack and the pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Carroll, to be held and managed by the trustees for a period of 20 years with the net income to be distributed in the same manner as the property will be distributed at the end of the 20-year trust period. All other real estate owned by Mr. Koepke, including a farm near Westside, was bequeathed to the Lutheran Church, Iowa District West, Missouri Synod, Fort Dodge, Iowa. In the original will, one paragraph specified that the income from the residue of the estate be u s e d by the Lutheran Church for the purpose of establishing a home for boys. In a codicil filed last April, Mr. Koepke deleted that portion of the will "for the reason that I do not intend to impose any use or trust in or upon said legacy." The will bequeathed a sum of $5,000 to Edward and Gertie Gezel, or their survivors. Sums of $500 each were left to the children of his deceased brother, Herman Koepke. Helene Ludow, a sister, Was left a sum of $5,000. The residue and remainder of personal property, was ordered converted into cash and bequeathed as follows: One-fourth to Bethesda Home, Watertown, Wis., one- fourth to Lutheran Home Finding Society, Fort Dodge, one- fourth to Eventide Lutheran Home for the Aged, Denison, and one-fourth to Lutheran f •» -| f^ g —NEA Radio-Telephoto Loaded Corset— Well-stuffed corset worn by a British actress arriving in Tokyo turned out to be filled with more than the actress. A Japanese customs agent shows the corset and some of the 25 bars of gold, worth $45,000, it contained. Officials said the baggy clothing and ungainly walk of Catherine Anne Bromley aroused suspicion. 3 Mortar Attacks Rake U.S. Camp SAIGON (AP) — Three heavy North Vietnamese mortar attacks, hours apart, rocked the U.S. 4th Infantry Division's forward base camp at Dak To today and explosion of the main S.S.Bill Heads for Senate Action WASHINGTON (AP) — A Social Security bill proposing the biggest cash benefit increase in history—and the highest tax boost—heads for Senate debate with Democratic leaders pushing for passage before Thanksgiving. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield set the start of floor consideration on the bulky measure for this afternoon. As sent to the floor by the Senate Finance Committee after more than two months of consideration the bill would, as of April next year: — Increase the amount of Social Security checks for all 23 million Americans now receiv ing benefits by at least 15 per cent. — Raise from $44 to $70 the minimum monthly benefit, a 5J per cent increase. Because o the big percentage boost in min imums, the over-all benefit in S.S. Bill ... See Page 13 ammunition dump spread fire through the valley of that central highlands stronghold. Associated Press correspondent John Lengel, reporting on the third attack of the day about 9 p.m. said widespread fires lighted the night sky. Working by the light of parachute flares, American jets dropped antipersonnel bombs and flaming napalm on suspected Communist positions in jungles around Dak To. South Vietnamese patrols reported scattered contact with North Vietnamese units. Mortars are easily maneuverable weapons and some have a range up to four miles. Enemy practice is to get off rapid shots from one location, then move to another firing site with hope of getting away before allied spot- Sato Given Reassurance on Okinawa WASHINGTON (AP) -Prime Minister Eisaku Sato of Japan said today he has been reassured by President Johnson that the difficult problem of restoring Japanese control over Okinawa can be solved "within the framework of mutual trust between Japan and the United States." He made the statement in a speech at a National Press Club luncheon four hours before his second and last meeting with Johnson. Sato said Japan fully recognizes the importance of the role play by the Ryukyu Islands with the major U.S. defense base of Okinawa in the maintenance of peace and security in the Far East including Japan. "However, I am convinced that the perpetuation of this unnatural situation in the Ryukyus will not only be a source of dissatisfaction to the Japanese people, but should be terminated if we are to maintain and to develop the present happy relationship between ~ Japan and the United States." Earlier, Sato had informed President Johnson that Southeast Asian leaders believe American withdrawal from Vietnam without a proper solu- Sato See Page 13 Vietnam See Page 13 Hoist Falls, Youth Killed LOST NATION (AP) — Richard Will, 17, was killed Tuesday night while working at a feed mill here. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Will of Lost Nation. Authorities said he was working alone, unloading corn from a drier to a storage bin, when an overhead hoist fell, striking him on the head. Ph.D Degree to Dr. Koepke Robert Koepke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Koepke, has received his doctor of philosophy degree from Stanford University, his parents learned Tuesday. Dr. Koepke is an assistant professor of French history at Simon Fraser University at Vancouver, B. C., Canada. Dr. Koepke graduated from Arcadia High School; received his B. A. degree from the University of Iowa at Iowa City, and his M. A. degree from Stanford University in California. His wife, who holds a doctorate in psychology, is the former Jean Eddy of New Jersey. She also teaches at Simon Fraser University. The Rev. Ethan C. Voges Installation Sunday for Rev. Voges ARCADIA — Installation services for the Rev. Ethan C. Voges, who has accepted a call to be pastor of Zion Lutheran Church at Arcadia, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. He succeeds the Rev. V.. D. Gundermann, who left for Madison, Wis., to be Lutheran chaplain at the state university there. Pastor Edward Heinicke of Manning, interim pastor of the Arcadia Church, will deliver the sermon. Pastor Harold Kieck, Carroll, counsellor of the Carroll Circuit, will install the new pastor. Pastor Voges was born April 23, 1939, at Lincoln City, Ore. He began his preparation for the ministry at Concordia Junior College, Portland, Ore., and completed his B.A. program at Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Ind. He entered Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Blast Rips Home of Negro Pastor LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — An explosion early today damaged the brick home of a Negro civil rights leader who has been active in voter registration drives in Mississippi. No one was injured. State, federal and local officers teamed in the investigation of the blast at the home of the Rev. Allen Johnson, pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Church. The Rev. Mr. Johnson said his wife and four children had gone to bed about 30 minutes before the explosive went off in the carport. It demolished an auto, buckled the roof over the carport and kitchen, and caused extensive damage to the interior. The blast threw a piano across the room and into a wall of 'the ranch-style home. The minister has been a member of the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He came here from Jackson, Miss., last June. "This attack was completely unexpected," the minister said. "There had been no threats and I had been given no warning." Laurel and Jones County has been described by the FBI as "one of the hotbeds of the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi." The minister has been active' in forming the Mississippi Voter League, a coalition of groups and foundations interested in Negroes registering to vote. This was the second incident in five months. Last July a shot Westmoreland is Optimistic on War Hour, Missouri Louis, Mo. Synod, St. WASHINGTON (AP) - Gen. William C. Westmoreland declared today the Vietnam situation is more encouraging than he has seen it in four years in the combat zone. Arriving from Saigon for conferences with President John- son, the U.S. commander in Vietnam left open the possibility the United States may step up troop deployments in Vietnam to meet a 525,000-man level before the mid-1968 target date. Mo., in 1961, there May 28, and graduated 1965, receiving was fired from an into the elevated parsonage interstate highway about 500 yards away. Late News Off AP Wire WASHINGTON (AP) - The Army is telling its soldiers the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese apparently are showing a "growing awareness of the necessity for humane treatment of prisoners." A recently-issued troop information booklet on the rights of war prisoners cites as backing for this assessment documents captured from the Viet Cong in South Vietnam. The booklet was published in September, two months before the Viet Cong released this week three American Army sergeants it had held for a long time. PUBLISHER DIES- PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Bernard Kilgore, who used his bent for finance and flair for lively writing to build the Wall Street Journal into a nationwide daily for the general business community, died Tuesday at the age of 59. Kilgore, who went to work for the WSJ when he was fresh out of college and rose to president, died at his home here after an illness of more than a year. In March, 1966, he retired as president of the newspaper and of Dow Jones & Co. Inc., which publishes the paper, and was elected chairman of the board of Dow Jones. NEW PLANT— ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP)— Ralston Purina Co. said Wednesday it is considering construction of a new pet food plant at Davenport, Iowa. W. M. Shapleigh, vice president of Ralston Purina's Grocery Products Division, said the new facility would be near the company's existing Davenport plant. The expansion would create jobs for 100 persons and cost some $3.5 million, Shapleigh said, BUSY DAY- SAIGON (AP) - Spec. 4 William C. Thomas of Wayzata, Minn, headed out on reconnaissance patrol last week just another infantryman. By the end of the day, he had saved two lives, killed four North Vietnamese and downed an American commanding officer with a flying tackle. His heroism won him a Silver Star. POLLUTION BILL- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Johnson is expected to sign soon a $438.3 million air pollution control bill that would expand the federal smog-fighting effort. The Senate and House each approved 'the measure, a compromise worked out in a two- house conference, by voice vote Tuesday. Actual appropriations for the three-year program must be provided in a separate measure. his Bachelor of Divinity degree. Prior to his last year at the seminary, he served as a vicar at Chatham Fields Lutheran Church, Chicago and at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Oak Lawn, 111. He was ordained on June 13, 1965 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Aloha, Ore. Since July 1965 he has served as pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church. Mrs. Voges is the former Aletha Schroder of Stockton, near Davenport. She is a graduate of St. John's College, Winfield, Kan., and did graduate work at Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, 111. She spent three years teaching at Emmanuel School, Palatine, 111., and one year at St. Paul's School, Dolton, 111. Pastor and Mrs. Voges were married June 22, 1963. They are the parents of two children: a son Nathan, 3, and a daughter, Nannette, 1. In February of 1967 Pastor Voges was commissioned as a chaplain in the National Guard and served in the 2nd Bt. 168 Inf., Atlantic. After the installation service, Pastor Voges and his family will be welcomed by the members of Zion and friends in the social hall of the church. Voters Reject School Proposal KEOSAUQUA (AP) — Van Buren County voters rejected a $230,000 school bond issue Tuesday, 805-511. Funds would have been used to enlarge and remodel the Van Buren County High School. The Weather FIVE-DAY IOWA FORECAST Temperatures during the next five days through Monday should average four to eight degrees above normal with only minor day-to-day changes. Normal lows are in the 20s, and normal highs in the 40s. Little or no rainfall expected. IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night. Thursday mostly cloudy and a little warmer with chance of showers. Lows Wednesday night 28 to 33 east to the 30s west. Highs Thursday 53 to 60. Friday sunny and mild. CARROLL-NORTHWEST Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and warmer Wednesday night, lowest in lower 30s. Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday, highest in 50s. Chances of precipitation 20 per cent Wednesday night 10 per cent Thursday. The Weather in Carroll (Daily Temperatures Courtesy of Iowa Public Service Company) Yesterday's high 52 Yesterday's low 30 At 7 a.m. today 25 At 10 a.m. today 34 Weather A Year Ago— A trace of rain fell in the 24- hour period prior to 7 a.m. a year ago today. Temperatures reached a high of 63 and a low of 34 degrees. Snows Hit Lakes Area; Cold in N.E. By The Associated Press Heavy snows riding gale-force winds pasted the eastern Great Lakes region today as an intense cold snap bore down on the Northeast. Snow squalls spawned by the fast-moving storm system dumped more than a foot of snow on sections of Upstate New York south .of Buffalo. Winds accompanying the storm whipped the snow into 4-foot drifts. Police reported road surfaces were slippery and visibility was poor. Three deaths in the Buffalo area were related to snow shoveling. The heavy-snow belt extended generally along the eastern and southern shores of Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario and into northern New England. Lesser amounts fell through the night in most of New York state and much of New England. Seven inches of snow blanketed Alpena, in northeastern lower Michigan; up to 5 inches covered northeastern Ohio communities and northwestern Pennsylvania, and 3 inches fell at Massena, in the northern tip of New York state. Temperatures slid into the 20s across most of the snow belt, and sharply lower readings were forecast for much of the region by Thursday morning. Gale, warnings were posted for all the Great Lakes and for the New England coast. "Very, was the The will also directs that the trustees of the estate per* mit Harry Segebart to remain as a tenant on the farmland for a period of 20 years. The property inventory of the estate, listing specific land holdings and monetary credits, has not been prepared at this time and is not ready to be filed for probate, the attorney very encouraging," way Westmoreland portrayed the war effort. Westmoreland was asked whether the rate of troop deployments would be quickened. "I would like to have them as soon as they can be made available," the four-star general told newsmen. "As to the deployment program, this is not yet firm." The implication was the troop question will be raised when Westmoreland meets later to- for the estate Wednesday. said here day with President Johnson, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ellsworth Bunker and Secretary of Defense Namara. Robert S. Me- Westmoreland also made clear he opposes any prolonged halt in the bombing of North Vietnam during traditional holiday periods. "We've had stand-downs the last several years," Westmoreland said. "I'm not happy about the prospect. But we can live with it for short periods." Westmoreland said the Com- U.S.-Vietnam . See Page IS IOWA TRAFFIC DEATHS By The Associated Press Nov. 15, 1967 Nov. 15, 1966 730 807 By the State Safety Department Nov. 15, 1967 703 Nov. 15, 1966 :..787 Testimony in Wage Suit Testimony by the defendant was scheduled in District Court here Wednesday in the trial of a $4,417.58 law suit brought by Bernard Ankenbauer against Delores P. Balukoff, administrator of the John J. Balukoff estate in connection with a wage dispute. Edward G. Klocke, Dedham, appeared as a witness for the plaintiff on Tuesday. Jurors selected to hear the case include Tom Kuebler, Geraldine Rafferty, William Pitzer, Clifford Eischeid, Helen Moore, Frances Davis, Don Haggard, Esther Conner, Dorothy Heisterkamp, Alma J. Bennett, Francis Zimmerman and Mary Thomas. Judge R. K. Brannon, Denison, is presiding. Don Smith Readmitted to Iowa State AMES (AP) — Don Smith, who resigned as student body president and dropped out of Iowa State University in the midst of controversy last spring, has been readmitted for the winter quarter, university officials said Wednesday. Wilbur Layton ISU vice president for student affairs, said Smith will begin attending classes Nov. 28 if he completes routine registration procedures. Smith, of Rockwell City, left the Ames campus after his admission that he had smoked marijuana sparked a drive to impeach him as student body president. He reportedly lived in California for a time, but returned to Ames in September. Layton said Smith was readmitted after being interviewed by the ISU dean of students, dean of engineering, dean of admissions, and the head of Smith's department, mechanical engineering. A controversial leader, Smith served as student body president for two months after being elected on a platform calling for "dragging Iowa State University kicking and screaming into the 20th Century." • 2 Killed in Car Accident DENISON (AP)—Two young men were killed Tuesday night when their car ran off a Crawford County road just south of here and overturned. Killed were Francis E. Meseck, 22, of Schleswig, and Gene G. Sievertsen, 23, of Defiance. Rush Civilian to Aid— —NBA Radto-Telephota Wounded civilian in a rope hammock is rushed through swampland to a waiting evacuation helicopter by four troopers of the U.S. 9th Division in an engagement near Dong Tarn, Soutb Vietnam.

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