The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 23, 1965 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 23, 1965
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mm WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND *P*«*» WASfflNGTON - Gov. George Wallace's defiant stand against Negro rights, say Alabama politicians, is calculated to keep his political star from setting after his term in the statehouse runs out in January, 1967. Forbidden by the state constitution from succeeding himself, he is using the race issue to fire up the voters to bring heat upon the state legislature to amend the constitution. An earlier attempt to clear the way for him to run for reelection was killed last year in the state senate. There is still time for the legislature to push through a constitutional change, however, if the pressure is powerful enough. Those who know Wallace say he would rather stay in the statehouse than run for Sen. John Sparkman's seat, which will also come up for grabs in the 1966 election. Wallace has no wish say insiders, to have his voice drowned out by 99 other Senators. Behind all his maneuvering, the little martinet from Montgomery has his eye on the White House. He was stricken with the Presidential fever during the 1964 primaries, and he has never gotten over it. He regards himself as a serious contender for the Presi- 'dency in 1968. All attempts to persuade him that this is sheer delusion have failed. He is convinced that Negro demonstrations and riots will so sour the white population that he will become a national hero in another four years. Even while his state troopers were bashing in the heads of Negro demonstrators in Selma, right-wing groups had started booming Wallace for the White House. Posters and bumper stickers, proclaiming "Wallace for President" and "Elect Wallace in 1968," already are being distributed throughout the country. The posters declare: "Since the Honorable George C. Wallace has demonstrated his loyalty to states' rights and constitutional government along with tremendous vote-getting ability, we feel he would make an excellent candidate for the office of Presidency . .. "With these time-honored principles and popularity through a campaign is organized early, Gov. Wallace would stand a strong chance of being elected to the Presidency in 1968." The right-wing political machinery, which captured the Republican nomination for Barry Goldwater in 1964, has already started to gear up for Wallace in 1968. - o - —VIET NAM TRUCE TRY— The inside story can now be told of secret attempts, beginning late last summer, to negotiate a truce with North Viet Nam. As far back as August, President Johnson sent a peace feeler to Ho Chi Minn, the wispy- whiskered North Vietnamese leader. The response was too vague to encourage the President. But simultaneously, UN Secretary-General Thant sent a message by way of Moscow to the North Vietnamese. He proposed truce talks on neutral ground, such as his native Burma or Cambodia. A favorable response came back from Hanoi in September, again by the Moscow route. This was confirmed by French President de Gaulle, who had taken his own soundings through French instructors still in Hanoi. The peace machinery ground slowly, both sides showing caution. In January, President Johnson asked Canada, a member of the International Control Commission with offices in Hanoi, to find out whether the offer to negotiate was genuine. J. Blair Seaborn, the Canadian member of the commission, reported back that North Vietnamese leaders showed absolutely no interest in a truce. The State Department was convinced, however, that the first sounding was not a mistake but that Ho Chi Minh had merely changed his mind. So the President set about to change his mind back again. Deliberately and determinedly, he stepped up the military pressure on North Viet Nam to let Ho Chi Minh know that he had a choice of a truce or bombing. The President also served notice through Ambassador John Cabot in Warsaw that the United States will stick it out in South Viet Nam until the communists stop their backdoor aggression. Cabot delivered the message to Chinese Ambassador Wang Kuo-Chuan last month, asking him to relay it to the North Vietnamese. The message was coupled with a warning that the United States would strike any continued military build-up that threatened South Viet Nam. This was followed by the air strike against military staging areas in North Viet Nam, the first raid that went beyond the eye-for-an-eye retaliation strategy. It was clear notice that the United States wasn't bluffing. Yet at this writing, no signal has been received from the communists that they are ready to negotiate the Viet Nam crisis. - o The President told Nick he would think it over and be in touch with him. Later, Mr. and Mrs. Katzenbach came to dinner - a farewell for retiring Secretary of Commerce Luther Hodges. Mrs. Johnson liked Mrs. Katzenbach, found her a lady of charm and courtesy. So, a week or so later, the President invited the Katzen- bachs to come over for dinner privately. They didn't sit down until 10 p. m., the usual hour when the President dines. He is busy at his desk until that time almost every evening. At the end of the dinner the President said, "How would you like to stay on and be my lawyer?" "I would like to do anything you want me to do," replied Katzenbach. - o - —THE SUBWAY KING— One of the most beautiful estates near Washington is "Walnut Hill" in the Virginia suburbs, owned by 0. Roy Chalk, the D. C. transit mogul and would-be king of the proposed Washington subway. Roy acquired Walnut Hill when he bought the Arnold Bus Line and with it got the late Gen. Arnold's beautiful mansion. Roy calls-it "the second Blair House" because he entertains so many distinguished visitors there, and Walnut Hill deserves the name. It is a beautiful colonial mansion with about 20 telephones, some of them placed inconspicuously in bureau drawers; also adjacent riding stable, clubhouse and swimming pool. The king of the D. C. transit system has a winning way, has done some good things for Washington, and has a keen appreciation of the power of Congressmen. Several hundred of them lined up to vote with him last year to prevent the nation's capital from getting a subway which might compete with Chalk's bus line. This year,.city planners have once again recommended a subway, which Roy Chalk doesn't Meet LuVerne Seniors DAVID NAFFZIGER David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Naffzirer of LuVprne. His activities in school are vocal, band and class plav. David rates reading as his favorite pastime and pizza as his tavorite food. He likes all popular songs. David plans to attend college. His subjects this year are physics, English, trigonometry, bookkeeping, government and pre-college math. David's pet peeve is people who say one thing and do another. DARYL JAGELS Daryl is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Jagels of LuVerne. His favorite pastime is building model cars and his favorite food is pizza. Daryl's favorite song is "Little GFO." Daryl plans to become an automotive engineer. His senior subjects are physics, bookkeeping, English, shop and trigonometry. Daryl's pet peeve is people who goof off in class and prevent anyone else from studying. want unless built at government expense, then turned over to him to operate. Meanwhile, to his beautiful estate Roy has been inviting a series of Congressmen to partake of his gracious hospitality and it is gracious. Last week those who attended one of his parties included Reps. Silvio Conte, Tip O'Neill, Ed Boland, Massachusetts; Joseph Minish, Edward Patten, Henry Helstoski, New Jersey; and Sen. Pete Williams, also New Jersey, all Democrats. From Illinois were invited Congressmen Bill Murphy and John Kluczynski, Democrats, and Robert McClory, Republican; while from Connecticut came Democrats Robert Giaimo and Don Irwin. When these Congressmen compared notes, they found that many had been invited to come to a party in honor of their state delegation. Remarked Conte of Massachusetts: "I was informed that the party was to be in honor of Massachusetts Congressmen, and I didn't learn until arriving that Congressmen from other UNVEILED MARCH 25 COME^SEEIT! THE GREAT, NEW MINNEAPOLIS -MOLINE M-670 jn. YES, YOU'RE INVITED TO SEE THIS GREAT NEW M-670 ON DISPLAY THURSDAY, MARCH 25! 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It was purely a social affair." —DYNAMITE ATTEMPTS— The FBI has been tipped off that the fanatics who planned to dynamite the Washington Monument and the Statue of Liberty are part of a larger terrorist group that Fidel Castro has planted inside the United States. As many as 100 terrorists are reported to be hiding in Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and Washington. They are reported to be awaiting orders from Havana to blow up railroads, bridges, government buildings and American shrines. - o - --FIRST MOON LANDING — Another Ranger rocket will take off later this month on a picture-taking trip to the moon. But far more Important and dramatic will be a soft landing on the moon late this year by a Surveyor rocket. This rocket will slow to a standstill as It approaches the moon, then actually land like a helicopter on the moon's surface. The braking will be accomplished by retro-rockets. Perched on the moon like a mechanical monster, the Surveyor will take pictures, analyze the atmosphere, dig up surface samples - and flash the findings back to earth. This will be the biggest advance toward eventually land- Ing a man on the moon. - o - —NEWS NUGGETS— A total of about 275 Southern school districts have now submitted plans to desegregate. Under the new Civil Rights Act, they must integrate or lose federal funds. All 275 proposals were sent back to the school districts, however, for clarification or revision. Unless they are improved, they will be rejected Several white businessmen, frightened by last summer's riots, have quietly closed their shops in Harlem. An estimated 40 stores are now vacant. Negro leaders are«trying to raise the capital to take them over. . . . President Johnson has rejected a proposal that he visit Africa. He argued there are too many African Republics for him to visit them all, and he would cause more ill will than good will by skipping the smaller countries Barry Goldwater has told friends confidentially that he will probably support Richard Nixon for President in 1968. . . . The House Small Business Committee will next investigate the Irvine Foundation, Tuetday, March 23, 196 -.- n _.!-.-• T--.IH headed by the California oil executive who contributed to the Nixon $18,000 personal expense fund. - o —HE DIDN'T PUSH- The man whom Preslrlenr.Tnhn- son relies on to handle the hitter civil rights turmoil In Alabama and who has drafted a new voting rights bill for the South Is a mild-mannered, very firm lawyer who got his job by not pushing. Nicholas Katzenbach has been In the Justice Department since the first days of the Kennedy administration, and up until fairly recently, when kicking pickets were dragged from the hallway outside his office, the country at large had not heard much atxmt him. He got his job through just the opposite tactics used by most job seekers - being unobtrusive. When Bobby Kennedy lowed out as Attorney General, he asked LBJ to continue Katzenbach until after the election so he could establish himself in private law practice to tetter advantage later. Johnson thought it was only fair to honor the request of a retiring Cabinet member and told Kennedy he would keep Katzenbach as Acting Attorney General until after the Inauguration. On Inauguration Day, the President had a talk with his Acting Attorney General, asked him what he wanted to do. Katzenbach replied he would like to stay in government service. He said he liked government service and would be glad to stay on and do anything that came along. The President told him that Central Intelligence was open, since John McCone was leaving. "•'1 A-*,r:;r . "If my President asks me to serve I'll be glad to serve any place," replied the Attorney General. Clothing Drive Church women in this area are now collecting clothing and blankets for distribution to needy throughout the world by Church World Service. Mrs. Anne Presthus, Algona, secretary-treasurer of the local organization in charge, announced such usable items should be taken to the Congregational church here before April 5. Fishing Licenses County Recorder Clara Walker announced this week that fishing licenses will go on sale Mar. 22 and that books for depositories are now ready to be picked up. Plum Creek 4-H The March meeting of the Plum Creek Elite 4-H club was held at the home of Ann Wilson. The 4-H Day Booth was discussed and a report on Fun Night was given. Visiting mothers were Mrs. Calvin Bode and Mrs. Glenn Gabrielson. Fire Extensive damage was caused to the Wlota Methodist church March 1 from a fire which apparently started when lightning hit an electric stove in the basement during an early morning storm. Firemen were hampered in fighting the blaze as all electricity in Wiota was off during the storm. The fire was under control in about 45 minutes with no injuries. Not Just Dreams but well laid plans come true. Are you planning for tho fulurt 1 ? Investigate Now York Life 1'limned Security. LOUIS H. HEZLLY Ml WMT ALOOy A.-. IOWA DOB 11 NEW YORK LIFE fNSURANCE COMPANY Life Inturance • K**lth Inwrancc 9 Annutttei Group Iruuranc* 9 Ptnclon Flap* Ignore the resistant-rootworm problem and you'll find that your corn crop can be reduced as much as 50% . . . even more! That's why thousands of growers are putting in their orders for THIMET (phor- ate) soil insecticide . . . now! It's the low cost, proven, resistant- rootworm control. To get the best results with THIMET, it is important that you apply it according to label directions. THIMET should be applied in a wide band application. The insecticide tubes should be behind the shoe —dropping the granules after the seed has been partially covered with soil. THIMET is easy to apply with conventional granular equipment. It is free-flowing. You avoid down time due to caking. No matter how you measure THIMET, you Will find it provides top resistant-rootworm control. Don't risk resistant-rootworm damage. Use THIMET —the low cost, proven, resistant-rootworm control. Start on the way to bigger, better corn yields today—order THIMET from your insecticide dealer. Come harvest, you'll be glad you did. Before .using any pesticide, stop and read the label. Once lodging occurs, mechanical picking is very difficult, often impossible. You can prevent lodging caused by resistant rootworms with THIMET (phorate) soil insecticide. 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