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Daily Republic, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1966, Mitchell, South Dakota WEATHER FORECAST Volume THE DAILY REPUBLIC An Independent Newspaper Sell It Fast With DOUBLE SERVICE WANT ADS 14 Pages October 1966 Final Edition Number 296 Iowa Tornado Kills 12 Six Die in Blizzards By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS west to Texas and western destroyed or Killer the first About 150 National Guards jor snowstorm of the season and Near blizzard conditions and men joined law enforcement other forms of violent weather drops in temperature up lo 40 officials and officials in the which struck the central part of degrees were reported in the stricken town in the huge clean the nation and Western states Central The snow left a heavy toll of dead and to be tapering off as the The snow storms in Wyoming jured today and extensive headed into the Upper and with amounts up erty Valley and into 18 and in Nebraska The death toll was at least i northern Great Lakes including six in Freezing weather or frost was which was struck by a tornado i reported from the central and Friday An estimated southern Rockies lo the adja cent Western Severe thunderstorms Ringers Place In Hobo Day Beard Contest BROOKINGS A few South Dakota state students are stroking their beards and wondering from whence those other bearded fellows Those other fellows are two bearded College stu dents from Sioux Falls who Small Corps of Hunters Enters Fields ISO to 200 persons were about 20 of them in the northcentral Iowa commu of The blizzard which lashed ar eas in Colorado and Wyoming before sweeping into areas of Nebraska and Kansas was blamed for six Two men were missing in Tornadoes and high winds injured about 40 persons in Mis rum and blocked closed schools and stranded mo Strong winds toppled power lines and trees and there was much drifting of beard souri and dam aging heavy rain and hail hammered wide areas in the Plains and from the and rural areas also bled across sections from the was virtually with all western Great Lakes to eastern i highways closed by huge Rainfalls measured up to I which measured up to six feet two inches in many in the downtown Belmond was hardest hit by In tornadoes dami that a few times and it comes the which erupted i aged 14 homes and buildings out the unofficial from the clash of warm moist south of the Ozarks resort name of all Augustana male contest here Thursday night and finished second and fourth in the scratchy contest John a ore from won lace in the blackest while Bernie a senior from won fourth place in the tick liest beard Hernes under name of Norris Say air from the south and cold air from the Virtually every building in the towns of Other twisters or high winds in the state struck the Charles injuring business district was wrecked or about 25 four heavily An mined number of homes in the Continued on Page 2 WEATHER Johnsons Pitch for Improved Relations By HENRY BRADSHER MOSCOW AP Soviet lead er Leonid Brezhnev rejected today President Johnsons ap peal for improving relations in saying the Viet Nam war prevents If the United States wants to develop mutual Brezhnev it must re move the main the Vietnamese The general secretary of the Soviet Communist party said the United States must halt its air raids on North Viet Nam and stop its aggressive war against the Vietnamese In a Kremlin nev replied directly to dent Johnsons New York speech of 7 urging im proved EastWest relations with emphasis on Brezhnev said Johnson presented the situation in such a way that relations with the Soviet Union and other Socialist i Communist countries can de despite the war in Viet i This is strange and mislead the Soviet leader We have said not once before but many times that if the Unit ed States wants to develop Houts of Taft was tual relations it must remove the main Bre cabin was a perfect setup for making counterfeit Byrne As for the theyre pretty good The three were arrested ing But The Soviet leader attacked the But Bre alliance as in Washington they after declaring that Johnson in i cannot draw the logical conclu his speech had noted changj sions from the Johnsons speech quite clearly reflects the fact that the United Stales are still trying to settle problems in the miltary way of NATO the Atlantic Treaty Organiza Brezhnev So far there can be no doubts about Without referring directly to the United Brezhnev not ed that the possibilities of an international agreement to ban the spread of nuclear weapons Agents Find in Counterfeit Treasury agents found in counterfeit bills Friday in a mountain cabin south of Taft after three men appeared in court on counterfeit The cabin also contained enough sheets of partially print ed paper to make an additional said Stephen treasury agent in Robert Brown a civil engineer Jerry Allen a printing press oper and Henry Leroy a were arraigned before Commissioner Wil liam Hulsey in Bakersfield and released on bail Rothey and both of Las were charged with counterfeiting the bogus Weather Forecast Thursday after officers said they found in counter SOUTH DAKOTA Cloudiness extreme gradually de creasing Otherwise gen fair through i fell bills in Windy easl Wa r me r west but colder ex treme southeast Colder extreme east with freezing temperatures again most of state tonight Warmer east a lillle warmer west Highs today 44 Lows lo night were looking Johnson discussed on Monday with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei who said then talks would go We welcome some moves which have appeared lately in this Brezhnev We shall spare no effort to sign an agreement that is of benefit to he Union Seen Victors in GE Settlement By NEIL GILBRIDE AP Labor Writer WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson and 11 labor un ions appear to have emerged the victors in a new contract settlement with General Elec tric that forestalled a strike by It is a major victory for the Johnson a gov source said of the agreement boosting wages and fringe benefits an average of 51 cents an hour over three The sudden settlement Friday after weeks of deadlocked talks averted a nationwide walkout scheduled for Mon day against the major defense But strikes over local issues and grievances were still a pos at some of General Elec trics 160 The settlement saved Johnson the politically touchy decision on whether to invoke a Taft Hartley Act injunction that was being drafted by the Justice De AFLCIO President George who had threatened to bring the major weight of the Continued Page 2 JOHNSON Midas Touch Is Noted in This Years Christmas Card Array MITCHELL WEATHER Average precipitation for por tion of year to date Total precipitation for portion of year to date High Friday 60 Overnight low 31 Precipitation 7 temperature 32 Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow Sunset Sunday Sunrise Monday Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec PRECIPITATION 25 Yr 65 Avg Avg Rec Yr 97 62 OB 42 43 41 15 01 01 27 47 02 TEMPERATURES H L Pension For Widow of Knifing Victim NEW YORK AP The city has awarded an annual pension of lo the wife of a man who was fatally slabbed when he came to the aid of two wom en in a subway It was the first action of its kind under the citys new Good Samaritan law which provides for payments to persons injured while preventing a crime or to survivors of those The Board of Estimate voted the pension Friday lo Christine She is the widow of Ar thur an airline em Collins was killed when he attempted to restrain a man who was jostling and shouting obscenities at two His alleged Jose Antonio is await ing trial for By SALLY RYAN NEW YORK cards are going on the gold Golden golden golden golf gold en in golden pear 1966 cards bear the touch of King Two years ago everything was said Roberl Haines of Rusl Craft Greeting This year everyone seems to have come up with something The Greeting card Associa tion estimated billion Christ mas cards will be sold in the United States this mil lion more than in And of the new there are a number of shaggy Three kittens snuggle up to a sheepish dog in a Santa a winking dog stretches in front of a sleepy Santa and a mouse and guppy card but we just couldnt do Dorothy who ed its the verses for Paramount said at a card show The little Santas Tourist Industry Faces Problem with Billboard By JOHN WOOLEY PIERRE M South Dakota appears faced with a choice of losing million or ing the multi million dollar tourist The problem centers around billboard control under the fed eral highway beautification act and will be dumped in the lap of the 1967 If South Dakota fails to com ply with the federal act by the stale could lost 10 per cent of its federal highway or nearly The said John state highway is which choice to make fit the million and permit billboards or comply with the virtually wiping out the outdoor advertising and the states tourist indus If sign control puts busi and dependent upon out door advertising out of opera are we hurting the state snowmen lined up on family cards are mostly papa and or 5 little than if we lose mil ters in a Olson Thats the We have to make then the ter so they will fit any said Margery Forer of Forer and If they looked like boys or itd be People write in and say my sec ond child is a little girl and she has red So we have to cov er up their hair Then the cards fit The greeting card people still plug personalized greetings printed But this year there are more cards on which to write your own We dont want to make the message space too said Duncan president need to The is that the 10 per cent penalty apparently could be applied each year the state did not some highway officials feel the penal ty could lop over into other areas ot federal such as in the new safety act passed by Whatever decision is handet down by the Olson the department will make every effort to sell it to he Bureau of Public Roads The Legislative Research Council committee on highways s to consider a in Novem ber as one person put the federal govern ment to take its marbles and go The 1966 legislature d the department to implement sections of the high way beautification act junk yard control and landscaping scenic A neW report issued by the department of highways for the BPR estimates a cost of million for all feasible controls of signs and beautification work cat ride their shaggy That last card bears one word There are lots of peace cards the New York city firm bear in this years assortment ing his After when people are sending out 100 cards theyre going to get tired of But this gives them a along with cards for your pas cat and para We were going to make a chance for a really personal Heaviest Raids of War Are Flown Against Viet Nam Rapid City Philip Pierre Aberdeen Huron Sioux Falls Pickstown Valentine Lemmon Mobridge Sioux Cily 38 46 43 45 40 41 54 42 40 41 42 63 24 23 29 33 33 33 Tr Tr Py ROBERT TUCKMAN i officers reported only light and South Viet Nam scattered But the buildup of allied man power continued as 239 Philip pine officers and men arrived to join the Phil Civic Action Group al ready They were airlifted 34 30 27 20 Tr 26 Tr 35 military ters announced the wars heaviest raids over North Viel Nam and said American plane losses over had the 400 planes flew a record 175 missions the north Fri by planes from the Philip pines lo their base near the two more than previous j Cambodian The airlift day when a new high was will continue until the Filipino A spokesman said plane manpower losses now totaled a figure uled the sched TABLE Central Standard Time Minor Major Minor Major Pay Sun Mon Tue which included three previously unannounced In another development in the air staged three raids including one bombing attack inside the em battled demilitarized zone and a second just south of the buffer area In ground briefing reaches men in South Viel In another it was reported in Saigon lhal the nations economy appeared lo have done a turna bout from inflation lo mild using blew up a Viet military dispensary 28 miles southwest of the coastal city of Quang The dispen sary was used by militiamen and their A Vietnamese spokesman said four militiamen and three civil ians were killed and one militia man and eight civilians were He said 26 rooms ol the dispensary compound col Along the central coast aboul 30 miles north of Qui Nhon South Vietnamese units engag ing in a combined operation with American and Korean reported killing 21 Vie Cong and capturing 49 in One Gift Will Serve All Highway Revenue Up Million PIERRE W Highway reve nue from state sources for the first nine months of 1966 totaled which is an in crease of million over the period of The department of highway said today that bulk of the in come comes from motor fue tax So million has been collected in fuel with million of it being n e t receipts after transfers to the general fund and Transfers to the refund ac count amounted to 14 million and was put in the general fund for administra The also received from motor vehicle and other sources During the first nine months f the motor vehicle de paid refund totaling Leonard Lester equaling percent of and Melvern Knut jross tax The all of and Elder age refund amounted to Businessmen The captives Continued on fage 2 the dip on new import rules and in a shipping Viet Cong raiders VIET NAM Join Mitchells United Fund fty WILSON Dally Republic Sports Editor Expressions of dis may and clouded by a feeling of greeted the 1966 pheasant season in South Dakota this noon as an es non resident and as many more resident hunters took to the backroads in search of the scarce and wily Concern finances has been duly noted by the South Dakota Fish and Parks Department as well as business places which cater to and de pend upon revenue brought into the stale by non resident hunt ers the decreasing bird popula tion has resulted in both within and without the state an is an an mid October fever in the Pheasant Capital of the The shroud of apathy around the pheasant situation in general has been the result of a bird population that has dropped from a million population average over the past 18 years to an three million birds this A drop in resi dent license sales is indicative of the local hunters a bout decreased bag and posses sion limits and abbreviated Two tiers of in the northwest and along the Min have been com closed to hunting while that area west of Lyman and Tripp counties have only a three day two bird limit sea Eastern counties including and Lake once considered the heart of pheasant country are limited to five days while the longest season stretches along both sides of the Missouri River from Brule and Lyman on the north Clay on the The rooster season follows in ut reduced to million if limited to A breakdown of figures lists purchase of billboards and ad rights and removal of signs costing an estimated removal or screen ing of junkyards would cost and landscaping and roadside development and build ing of rest and recreation areas on the right of way would cost million would be cut to million by being limited to top quality The federal government would put up 75 per cent of the funds Tor billboard and junkyard con trol and pay 100 per cent of the landscaping and scenic enhance Despite the projected costs of the three part beautification the amount of money South Dakota would get depends upon the BPR and and department officials say they have no indication about the Since July the department has been receiving monthly al locations totaling about under authority of a congres resolution pending an ap which could be further delayed by the dents anti inflation Last year South Dakota re about under the act for initial the tradition of the past but the two bird per day and Continued on Fage 2 HUNTING GRAZING ASSOCIATION HURON W A loan for the Deer Creek Grazing Association was approved by the Farmers Home Gelling 40th loan for such an association were Mey Cabinet Post Establish for Transportation By CARL LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson signs legislation today enlarging his cabinet to 12 members by creating a secre tary to coordinate the nations air and land transportation poli As the second agency to be approved by Con gress in two the new de will bring into one agency a myriad of activities now scattered throughout the The White House said Johnson would sign the measure in cere monies in the East Room with members of federal officials and transportation in dustry leaders looking The new destined to have employes and an annual budget of nearly bil will come into formal ex istence 90 after the dent appoints a Even before the rumors were afloat in Washington with no confir mation whatever from the White House that Presiden tial Assistant Joseph Califano might be selected as secretary of regarded as an au on tne economics of Continued oo fage 2 Demonstration Cities Is Given Okay by House Vote By ESMOND E BRETON WASHINGTON AP dent proposed attack on slum conditions in selected has cleared the House moved a step closer to final ap proval by an The House passed the billion demonstration cities by a 178141 vote Friday overriding opposition arguments that the program would menace local government and be used as a lever to remedy racial im The action capped a day of major legislative developments and bolstered leadership hopes that the cur rent session would be concluded next And as Congress entered what may be its last weekend break before drafting continued on legislation to put a Social Security benefit increase into effect next The big push to hike the bene its a year sooner than the Pres dent recommended sputtered but the drive is slill The House Ways and Means Committee scheduled a meeting Tuesday lo discussions and expected to have actual drafts of two proposals before Indications are thai a com promise would be worked But in the Democratic leader Mike Mansfield said any such legislation would have to be the subject of hearings in that I dont intend to de lay Mansfield The demonstration cities approved by the House is similar to one passed earlier by the No difficulty is an in working out differ The program is designed to use all available local and fed eral resources in social and physical rehabilitation in slum areas of cities to be The government would pick up the tab for most of what usually are local as well as its own The also would nudge metropolitan areas in the tion of areawide planning for beautification and similar pro Local sponsors would be required to work through exist ing area agencies and would receive bonuses for area plan This was one of the most con sections of the and was assailed by opponents as spelling the doom of local But a Republican backed amendment to delete it House refused to delete the million authorization The Continued on page
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