Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on December 5, 1967 · Page 12
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fS-«~1JRSWNW8d5 lUlLEflM tirtidby, &ec. i, 196? Johnson Af a *, Glance . WASHINGTON CAP) - Here ai-e highlights of President Johnson's hews conference Monday: Taxes-Spending—Said spending Would be kept as low as possible "consistent with the seen- i fity of the nation" and again expressed hope Congress would enact his bill for a 10 per cent income tax surcharge. " Steel Prices—-"We have expressed to the people in the industry our very strong-felt views" about price hikes announced by U.S. Steel Corp. and Bethlehem Steel Corp. He said the administration will continue to prevail in business and labor that when "increased costs ex- qeed increased productivity, 3nd increased prices exceed in- Creased costs, we have an undesirable situation." ;, McNamara Cabinet — De- dined further details on the impending departure of Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara lor the presidency of the World Bank. Johnson said he does not recall that all Cabinet members, including McNamara, recently pledged to stay on through the 1968 election, as reported by columnist Joseph Alsop. And he said he has no information that any other Cabinet members are leaving "but I &>uld conceive of Cabinet offi-, , , , cers-one, two or more-leaving! P r ° s P ec t ° f a " ea [ IyT conference at some time under certain cir- > betwoen President Johnson and 'COPTERS COMIN' for Vietnam, as shown at this assembly plant for the Army's OH-6A "Cayuse' light observation helicopter. The jet-powered Hughes craft can carry five fully equipped troops in addition to the pilot and holds 23 world records for speed, climb, distance and sustained altitudes for helicopters. Two are now in Vietnam for training purposes, with 1,069 more slated for duty thero. American 5Wr tosses Mount To 3,000 in V/ef Operafions fiy B08 HOftTON Af* Military Wfftef WASHINGTON (Ap) - the Vietnam war has flow claimed nearly 3,000 U.S. planes and helicopters— mechanical victims of enemy guns, sabotage, accidents or wear and tear. The dollar loss amounts to more than $3 billion. It mounts higher daily in air operations reaching unprecedented levels. Alfeady the amount of bombs, intensified missions into th§ dropped in North and South bristling Hanoi-Haiphong area defenses and, according Id Texans Among Viet Casualties WASHINGTON (AP) ~ The Defense Department Monday listed the names of 70 Americans killed in action in Vietnam. Four were from Texas. Army S. Sgt. William T. Poston, son of Mrs. Roselie Poston, 837 Lum Vietnam exceeds all the American tonnage dropped in World War II. The latest breakdown from the Defense Department—as of Nov. 30-listed 2,95fi fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft losses itl the war zone. This includes 1,401 planes and sources, the North Vietnamese have hurled 2,800 SAMs in : re* sponse—more than matching the 2,000 missiles fired in tw6 previous years. Sixty-six other U.S. fighter^ bombers have been knocked down over the North since Au- belicopters destroyed by enemy gust when the administration action in the air or on the I approved a new batch of bomb- ground in North or South Viet- ! ing targets. MlGs claimed ftlns nam, and 1.555 others lost to in air-to-air encounters dating hostile action in other areas of; back to Aug. 23. The rest Were Southeast Asia—Laos and Thailand—as well as to accidents and attrition. brought down by waves of ground fire. The Hanoi area is infested with 223 antiaircraft gun positions ranging from The hostile class includes 758 fixed-wing and 8 helicopter loss- 37mm all the way to 100mm. es over North Vietnam and 215 fixed-wing and 420 helicopters in South Vietnam. The accidents-attrition catcgo- Ave., Corpus Christ!; Spec. 41 ry includes 828 fixed-wing craft Richard A. Holloway, husband of —fighters, bombers and trans- Mrs. Sarah A. Holloway, Route 5. Box 535, Longvievv; Spec. 4 Roger G. Justus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd B. Justus, Route 1, Aubrey. Marine Corps Pfc. Jose L. Moreno, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jose P. Moreno, 3302 Grinnell, Lubbock, Moves Toward Peace Talks Hinted By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER AP Special Correspondent time he chooses to come," but added no arrangements for cumstances." ; Marines—Announced his nomination of Lt, Gen. Leonard F. Chapman Jr. as new Marine WASHINGTON (AP) — The such a visit had been completed. London reports also said the conference is still under consid- Prime Minister Harold Wilson of Britain points to new moves toward opening Vietnam peace One interest of the United (right to intervene in the conflict i my leadership will be forced to States, officials agree, would be to get the Security Council to invite North Vietnam and the National Liberation Front—political arm of the Viet Cong in tne even as peacemaker. U.S. offi-' reassesses its whole policy. If so, talks. Wilson eralion and that Wilson was in-1 South—to send representatives terested in visiting Washington j to the United Nations to sit in on in January. Diplomats here j a debate on peace proposals. may discuss with predicted plans for a meeting: State Department spokesmen retiring Gen. Wallace M. Greene. -* McCarthy—Said Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy, D-Minn., has a right to run against him in Democratic presidential primaries but would not comment further. Oil Allowable » ', AUSTIN (AP) - Texas' average calendar day oil allowable fc 3,301,773 barrels, a decrease &£ 74,093 from mid-November, the Railroad Commission reported Tuesday. Johnson the possibility of using would be announced soon, an open-end truce in the fighting, including the bombing of North Vietnam, during the forthcoming holiday period to try to create a more favorable opportunity for starting talks. In Vietnam the most important of the winter holidays is i still refuse to confirm officially U.S. officials privately pro- thai a Viel Cong-NLF represent- fessed great, skepticism about | atlv ? recently expressed inter- the success of any peace probes at this time. They say they see no evidence Communit leaders in Vietnam are reconsidering their position—although some Washington authorities also be- Tet, the Lunar New Year anni- j lieve Hanoi may soon be com- versary, which comes a few weeks after the new year in the Western calendar. A year ago Tet was the focus of major peace probing involving Johnson, Wilson and Soviet Premier polled to do so because of military reverses in the South and the bombing toll in the North. The Johnson administration is preparing—probably in a few days—to ask the U.N. Security Alexei N. Kosygin. Johnson told, Council to move into the situa- a Monday news conference, j tion and see if it cannot get "Mr. Wilson will be welcome talks under way. est in coming to U.N. headquarters and the United Slates blocked his move. He would have needed a U.S. entry visa. State Department spokesmen would say only thai U.S. policy calls for supporting an invitation issued by the Security Council. That meant, of'icials agreed privately, the United States is opposed to allowing informal Viet Cong representation at the U.N. General assembly. Since Vietnamese Communist leaders have denied for years that the.united nations had any cials said it was impossible to believe an emissary would wish to go to the General Assembly lor any purpose other than to build up support for his cause. But these officials said a formal Security Council invitation issued for the specific purpose of discussing peace possibilities the war may be close to a turning point. Depending on events between now and his arrival, Wilson's visit with Johnson could assume special import, diplomats believe. The British and Soviet governments hold key positions ports—and 727 helicopters. When asked about the heavy losses, the Pentagon counters that they're light in relation to World War II or Korean figures. Latest Air Force statistics show the U.S. is losing 2.18 New Yorkers Pay Tribute To Spellhian show the U.S. is losing 2.18! , N f-W YORK . (AP) - New planes per thousand sorties, or; / ork Clt y continued to pay its individual flitthls. below Korea's lasl respects to Francis Cardi- individual flights, below Korea's 3.5 per thousand rate and less than one-fourth of the World War II rate, 9.5 per thousand. The United Stales has suddenly lost large numbers to Com- miinist surface-to-air missiles— 21 planes downed since last August .compared with 39 in eight previous months. But in that period the Air Force and Navy have mounted Highway Project Earns Approval , AUSTIN (AP) - The Texas in the diplomatic machinery: Highway Commission has ap- would preent very different op- which created North and South proved surfacing on 25 miles of •""••""'"•"' Vietnam in 1954 and U.S. offi- interstate highway in Ector and form and timing. They not hopeful about a r/" Confused by the news from Vietnam? Then you surely will want "It VIET 'if ,v m>m~9 .mm w j?¥M:>j Most complete handbook available anyplace on the struggle, Its background and its pos« sible future course. Dozens of color plates, news photos, charts, maps and compact, fact-filled text on all aspects of the conflict. t ~£ '-\~j<&~ • #••-_•:'••'; -ffi ulfif „'.'.'';• ' *' AN ASi All this for only t in 9 large, handsqme/slfck PP r tijl •fi^to^;., /Vtt^' , -> , c v <--*'-' >i I* C7404* - >„" *'*#.* 5$'-'•'"''-,A «\^-< ' ji;;,w;iS^^;^!V«^* 1 <f t ', fj ,y *' * portunities. The appeal to the Security Council was urged on President Johnson Nov. 30 by an 82-0 vote of the Senate. Aadministration informants said the only questions for decision were those of exact were prompt or positive response from North Vietnam or the Viet Cong in light of past rejection of U.N, appeals. What is new in the present situation in Washington, some officials privately admit, is the sense that losses suffered by the Communist forces in the South and by North Vietnam as a result of U.S. bombing may be reaching a point where the ene- cials have long believed that if Midland counties." and when a peace breakthrough comes in Vietnam it might very .well be managed by the prime The projects, to cost $1,485,000, by county: Ector — Interstate 20 nal Spellman in an uninterrupted display of devotion. At times as many as 3.600 persons an hour filed past the black-draped catafalque Monday. St. Patrick's Cathedral, where the prelate lay in state clad in the rich and colorful robes of his office, was open round-the- clock. A policeman on duty at the church during the early morning said, "There aren't as many people around at 2 a.m. but one thing is amazing: They never stop coming." Cardinal Spellman died Saturday at the age of 78. He had been spiritual leader of the two million Catholics in the New York archdiocese since May 1939. Occasionally, memorial Mass- ministers of Britain and the So-; Farm 1936 to Midland Coun- viet Union. U.S. officials say such efforts as the Wilson meeting, the U.N. probe and the careful manipulation of holiday truces must be continued because of uncertainty over when and whether a break may come—and also to demonstrate to the world U.S. interest in peace-seeking. But military assessments of the war recently given Presi- ty line, 10.3 miles, $64?.,000. Midland — Interstate 20, from .4 mile east of Texas 349 to the es were said during the day. from One of them was attended by thousands of children from the 443 archdiocesan schools. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday. The six car- Martin County line, 13 miles, i dinals currently in the United $745,000; and Interstate 20 from States will celebrate a high pon- Ector County line to .4 mile j tifical requiem Mass and then east of Texas 349 overpass, 14.7 miles, $843.000. and many authorities here now accept the notion an end of the conflict may very well come not dent Johnson by Gen. William i through negotiations but C. Westmoreland cover at least! through a fading away of Com- another two years of the war, munist operations. the cardinal will be buried in a crypt below St. Patrick's high altar. 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