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Independent Record (Newspaper) - June 7, 1965, Helena, Montana Navy Rolls Out the Red Carpet McDivitt White In Great Shape Vol 176 Helena Montana Monday June 7 1965 12 Pages Price Ten Cents North Viet Nam Hit Hard Vietnamese Planes Destroy Host of Targets Saigon South Viet and Vietnamese planes destroyed a military radio station in North Viet Nam today and hit a radar site a supply depot military racks and three boats a military spokesman announced Pilots reported destroyed 10 weapons positions around radar site on Hon Island and destroying or 19 buildings at the Chap Le army barracks complex five miles north of the border Eight U.S jets hit the radio station and cations center and pilots re- ported both were destroyed the spokesman said The cation was not given The pilots also reported they sank a vessel near Route 1 and left wo others sinking after the crews opened up on them with heavy automatic weapons The planes also hit the Vinh supply depot which has been a target before The pilots said heavy smoke blanketed the area and most of the 15 tons of bombs hit a warehouse complex of 11 buildings Intense Fire The spokesmen said he planes ran into intense antiaircraft fire but all returned safely On the ground U.S Marines Co-ordinator Budget Drawn By J Holmes Associated Press Capitol Writer A tentative budget of for operation in Montana next fiscal year of an office was proposed to the federal government today by Gov Tim Babcock The budget figure was mined atler a telephone lalk be- tween the Office of Economic Op- and Edward W Nelson who for more than a week has been signing papers as acting state Nelson the governor's aide is a former slate budget director Nelson said the budget calls for a full-time staff of four two ants and a July 1 It provides also for secretarial help travel and tional expenses and up o for use of private research ties in fiscal He said the federal agency di- by Sargent gested the minimum staff of four Continued on rage 10 scored their biggest sucess of the i Viet Nam war Saturday when they killed 80 Viel Cong and wounded 60 others with artillery fire But eight leathernecks were lost Sunday in a helicopter col- over the South China Sea A U.S military spokesman re- ported that Marine gunners on Saturday poured 63 rounds into a Viet Cong battalion spoiled nine miles southwest of the new Chu Lai airstrip The Marines were called in lo clear the area al Ihc request of a Vietnamese district chief The Viet Cong wounded were taken prisoner by a government force The previous largest toll of the Viet Cong by American ground action was 20 killed by two rine patrols in the Chu Lai sector last Wednesday The Marines did not suffer a single casualty in that action Helicopters Collide Two Marine helicopters collided shortly after taking off from the Record Journey Ends on Time Shade Off Course Houston Jomes A McDivitt and Edward H White 11 plunged bock to earth from their four-day space flight today and at p.m EST were safely aboard the USS Wasp recovery ship Mission Control Center received word from the Wasp that the astronauts were in great spirits and they looked great except that definitely need a They splashed down into amphibious assault ship Jima on a routine mission off Chu Lai Each carried a crew of four Three bodies were recovered and a search was made lor the others U.S guards shot and killed one Vietnamese and wounded another early today near an American en- listed men's billet in Saigon An American military man said four Vietnamese men were seen in an alley ing the billet where 50 senior noncommissioned officers arc quartered One or the two guards shouted in Vietnamese for the four to halt The men ran and the guards fired shots into the air The pursued the four and again shouted to the men to halt Five more lie air were ignored the spokesman said and the guards opened fire The spokesman said in addition to the dead and wounded men one was arrested by Vietnamese police and the fourth escaped An explosion in a Saigon park Sunday night killed three and wounded two others Vietnamese authorities first blamed Communist terrorists but a reliable informant said two militiamen tried to steal a bike and one of them dropped a grenade in the resulting scuffle LAWYERS TAKE OATH Twenty-one graduates of Montana State University Law School today were admitted to practice They took the oath of office before Montana Supreme Court The oath was administered by Clerk Thomas 1 Kearney The new lawyers Robert T Thompson Falls J Allen Bradshaw Floyd A Missoula Alii ton Bradley E Missoula Wade C Farlin Anaconda William 13 Gilbert Missoula Sam E Haddon Believed to Be Missoula Horfon Brierley Missoula B Markle Missoula Kenneth R David N Niklas Helena L Shelby C Eugene Phillips o u n d u p Frederick Charles Wolf Joseph E Helena Ward Grass Range Warren G James V Thompson Missoula John W and Douglas Jerome Wold Laurel Staff photo by Kim Kansas Farm Boy Search Launched for Bank Robber serious condition at a hospital in Denver Killed in the holdup which netted he gunman about last Friday were Andreas gaard 77 president of the bank and uncle of the wounded man cashier Glenn 59 Salina Kan W A young Kansas farm boy fresh out of college and reportedly looking for a job is sought in a wide hunt today on a federal charge of robbing a Nebraska bank in which persons were shot and killed and a fourth was wounded Duane Pope 22 whose ents live on a farm 30 miles southeast of here near Kan is named in an FBI rant charging robbery of Hi Farmers Stale Bank of The Associated Press Springs Neb and Snow in arcas and Lois Ann 35 the bookkeeper There is no federal statute covering a fatal shooting 11 E Richards Duel County Neb attorney said he would file charges of der and bank robbery against Pope today Fast Moving Cold Front Brings Snow to Wide Area he Franklin Kjeldgaard 25 an Sunday after a day cashier Kjeldgaard is in in the 70s and 80s Temperatures skidded to near I by fast ing cold front from Canada passed over Montana and brought snow lo Kreat Falls Cut Bank and But the snow melted as it fell The cold moved in on he eve of Ihc anniversary of heavy rains which triggered the 1904 Montana floods and caused 33 Little Danger Of Frost Seen In Helena Area R A nightman gist in charge of the Helena bureau said today thai danger of frost in the ena area is slight Such places as Great Falls and Peer Lodge may have some frost said but he danger in the Helena vicinity will be restricted to Ihc lower paris of Ihc valley and he possibility even then is minimal in Cut Bank Kalispell and of Lewistown the coldest lures recorded in nation early today The Bureau forecast clearing sky from north lo south by Monday evening and this in Million Requested Expanded Aid Program Approved in Committee deaths and property damage mated al million The cold front swept into W y o m i n g but temperatures stayed on cool side Monday as a high pressure cell from Canada advanced into Montana Only Helena and Missoula among he Weather Bureau's re- porting stations failed lo record moisture Sunday Havre led the slate wilh of an inch followed by 31 in Miles City Temperatures dipped lo 33 de- Washington President Johnson's request for million lo launch an expanded program of economic aid in South Viet Nam Thailand and Laos was proved today by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee The action gave committee backing lo including as an amendment lo the two-year foreign aid just prior to resumption of debate on lhat measure on Senate floor Over Form Debate in the Senate is likely lo center on what form aid should take in the future The Senate Foreign Relations Committee in- cluded a two-year cutoff of the program in sending the foreign aid authorization to the floor earlier and provided for a special commission to study the problem Chairman J W D- Ark long has favored separating the military and economic ance portions of the aid program and much more aid through international lending In fael Fulbright refused at first lo shepherd the through the Senate Ihc usual duty of a committee chairman because it did not meet this issue Only last Thursday he reluctantly agreed to act as floor manager mainly because he couldn't find anyone else on the committee to handle Fulbright drew mixed reaction Friday wilh his proposal o sign to the Organization of ican Slales a major voice in channeling U.S military ance to Latin America He asked lhat military assistance funds for Latin-American stales be lo maximum extent feasible to plans approved by OAS The House already has passed its version of foreign aid without any two-year cutoff The House Foreign Affairs has strongly opposed changing the form of foreign aid and this logical issue is expected to be the main point of difference between the Iwo bodies this year State National Forecast Helena and Partly cloudy and cooler today high 63 Fair and day Low tonight 35 Warmer Tuesday high 70 Tlie official Helena ture at 1 p.m was 60 Authorities at Big Springs said Franklin Kjeldgaard described the bandit as well dressed about 35 years old and with hair He said thc man entered bank p.m Friday when no customers were present Richards said the bandit dered the elder Kjeldgaard and three hank employes In lie face down on thc offered no said and the bandit look money from cash drawers then went to the vault but a safe inside it was locked Uncle Shol First he Atlantic Ocean at p.m right on time and just a shade off target despite loss of a spacecraft computer used for precision landing Their point of impact was miles cast of Cape Kennedy and 40 miles short ot the calculated landing area Aboard the Wasp the crew had red carpel rolled out and ing for the newest space heroes even as helicopter As they stepped out- side first then While the throngs of sailors gathered on he huge flight deck greeted them wilh wild applause A b a n d struck up stirring martial music and Rear AUm William McCormiek Wasp com greeted the smiling All U.S Marines Leave DR Santo Domingo Dominican Re last of the U.S Marines here al the heigh of Dominican revolt were sail ing toward Camp today The United States still has 500 airborne troops and 700 Air Force men in the Dominican public They arc part of the inter- American peace force which also consists of troops from Brazil COsla Rica Honduras and Nicaragua A floating battalion of about 800 Marines is remaining in the Caribbean on regular duly U.S troops in Dominican lic at the height ot the crisis General Decorated Drig Gen John B Bouker commander of the Marine expeditionary force was decorated wilh the Legion ot Merit by LI Gen Bruce Palmer commander of U.S forces in Dominican Republic Danker flew to Camp Sunday while his left by rorce majors with a handshake Then they were escorted to the sick hay for the beginning extensive medical Quick Recovery Late in the flight which in- cluded White's dramatic space walk had asked for a recovery and that's pre- what he got A helicopter from the Wasp piloted by Cmdr Clarence O had he Gemini 4 capsule in sight virtually as soon as it touched down and swimmers were quickly alongside attaching a flotation collar and a raft The astronauts bobbed around for a moment to lake final pressure readings then climbed into he raft and were hoisted one at a time into the helicopter just 30 minutes after splashdown Three other copiers hovered nearby As Hie swimmers were being lowered McDivitt Hooray we've ing to he He also said he and White were hungry The marathon journey which space flight officials already termed 100 per cent covered 62 circuits of the globe a total ot miles and lasted 97 hours and 57 utes The computer which went wire during the orbit would have been used lo execute auto- a maneuver Us loss meant that ground con- trollers rather than the pilot would have to perform the somewhat less precisely than Command Pilot McDivitt could have done When mission director topher Kraft radioed instructions for the new maneuver McDivitt I just think it's old fashioned The prime recovery ship the USS Wasp reported it was in radio contact with Gemini 4 as it plummeted toward a landing A helicopter confirmed it had the capsule sighted virtually as soon as it slashed down floor They IIc on arrival al thc The four-day journey iw lat inc of his had I lighted by dramatic in shn T shot first He could not say who been killed in action and 30 ers wounded since their April 28 Sixty-three other rines including Iwo killed were casualties he said Nine and Iwo Navy been killed lis men used only fire lo answer iras killed next Kacli of he four they had artillery was shot twice tanks and mortars along turn will give additional cooling Sheriff Floyd said eight I we demonstrated lo Monday night with scattered frost bullet casings were world thai we can read rap in mountain areas and in central Montana Miles City's 83 was Montana's warmest temperature Sunday Browning had an inch of snow on the ground and blowing snow limited visibility lo one Sunday night The five-day East of Divide tures through Saturday arc ex- lo average near seasonal normals along the eastern slopes of he and about five de- grees below normal over the rest of the area Warming trend day and Wednesday and cooling trend Thursday through Saturday Showers during the period will range from 25 lo locally one-half inch Normal maximum and minimum tures include Great Falls 70 and 45 Havre 72 and 47 Glasgow 72 and 49 Miles City 76 and 51 Billings 73 and 52 and Helena 69 and 45 found on he floor of the hank i idly with regular forces in the A green 1965 automobile Caribbean area and that we are from a Salina agency last to use these forces he said the first by America middle Kansas since Hie Marine occupation of Thursday apparently was the when 1 off to federal agents for an in- landing was manhunt for Pope across in Pope the'fourth-oldest ot in 1034 space answered tant questions of U.S space ex- on Page 10 Astronaut's Wife Thrilled to Death Houston Texas I'm thrilled lo I couldn't be happier for both of them This was the first reaction day from Mrs Pat White when she heard the Gemini 4 craft carrying her husband Ed was floating safely in the Atlantic Ocean children of Mr and Mrs Karl reportedly borrowed attended from his father Wednesday ing he lo go lo Oklahoma and look for a job That day be asked a Salina car on 10 Imbert in support his junta in he northern growing center of Moca II was first trip outside Santo Domingo since lie was installed as jimla president May 8 H i so 42 33 Brondus 80 33 Chicago 80 C3 38 Denver 17 B3 Cut 58 33 Las Vegas VI 98 TO 38 LOS 75 56 17 08 82 41 68 71 Dillon Drummond Glasgow Great Falls Havre Helena 80 33 81 82 63 72 33 Sail Lake 6C Livingston 77 40 Han Fmri 56 UJ Miles city 80 43 50 16 34 N York Clly B2 U 72 39 Phoenix II Ore 78 Missoula 80 42 Spokane 80 43 W 39 wash 60 Slate 10 11 01 trace Rut Glasgow 00 11 36 13 Livingston 02 West Yellowstone 26 OB 07 New Orleans 81 Louis 37 Salt Lake City Missoula Woman Lost in Forest Missoula Sheriff of- ficers were searching a remole forested area northwest of soula for Martha Ward 25 Missoula Miss Ward and a companion Mrs Heidi Mead 25 Missoula be- Military Pay Raise Is Debated Washington A Secretary of Defense S urged Congress to approve without any reservation soever a controversial increase which he called fair lo our military I am laughed Mrs Ihc icr husband Jim was command pilot on the flight Both women with their dren had followed the final of the record-breaking day space flight by watching tele- vision at homes near the space Mrs White bad begun her day by washing a few clothes Mrs McDivitt early mass Four days of nervous strain were nearing end Ever since astronauts were launched from Cape Kennedy last Thursday the wives faced Ilia world with calm and confidence They dialled wilh calls for a 4.8 admonishing them per cent increase in basic bc for officers and enlisted McDivitt even enjoyed a more lhan Iwo years ot al skiing ice and a 2.7 per increase Ulc in pay for enlisted men with less personnel and fair lo our Chairman than two years in uniform though carefully disguised Mendel Rivers of the House committee McNamara opened the introduced tbe fight for he in testimony before House Armed Services Committee whose chairman already has denounced it as disgracefully came lost Sunday afternoon inj The defense secretary contend Ihc Creek area of Squaw led that the administration McNamara pointed out lion's pay has disavowed it The committee lo boost military salaries by 10.7 per cent totalling an- Peak about 25 miles northwest of Missoula Mrs reached the Nine Mile Ranger Station early day with her golden retriever dog and reported she had become separated from Miss Ward about 3 p.m Sunday She said Miss Ward had veered off lo look for a landmark sure will provide a significant increase in pay for onr career military personnel compensate enlisted personnel wilh less than two years of service for in- crease in Ihc cost of living ami lo the retention of skilled personnel in shorl The administration proposal basic pay is less lhan half the compensation for enlisted men and slightly more than half for officers He reminded the House members lhat military men also receive the benefit o ing and food allowances and what he described as a lax advantage in he exemption of such ances from federal Judy Holiday Noted Actress Claimed by Death New York Judy Hoi lhat liday who won an Oscar and a niche in theatrical history or her performance as the junk babe in Born died today She was 42 and had been ill for months She played Billic Dawn both in Broadway and movie tions of Born Yesterday It wai her first major stage
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