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   Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - January 6, 1966, Fayetteville, Arkansas                               106th YEAR-NUMBER 174 AP, King and NEA FtaturM Tht Public Interest It Tht First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVILLI, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY A, 1966 Attoclatal Preti leased Wire end IOCAI FORICAST- Colder today with frontal pas- (age; clearing tonight and Fri- day; barometer 30.10 rising; winds NNW; humidity 96 per cent; dewpoint 30; prec. past 24 hours .07; sunrise Friday lunset High Lew Expected today 43 U-20 Yesterday 48 20 PAGES-FIVE CINTS Break Hinted In New York Transit Tieup NEW YORK (AP) The first hopeful sign in the transit strike talks came today at a marathon session that ended just hours before thousands of New York- ers began another pre-dawn at- tempt to beat the rush to work. Emerging from the negotia- tions between the Transit Au- thority and the striking unions, Mayor John V. Lindsay report- ed: "There has been some move- ment, nevertheless the gap re- mains wide between them. New offers have been made. Lindsay declined to predict if this could lead to settlement of the six-day-old strike of bus and subway workers, but he de- scribed the new offers as very important move." Negotiators for the Transit Authority and the striking Transport Workers Union and Amalgamated Transit Union, both AFL-CIO, plan to get back to work the first thing today. Lindsay, vowing to stick with the negotiators until they come to terms, said he would join them as soon as he cleared up some city business. In New York's five boroughs, and from Connecticut to New Jersey, people bound for work cut short their sleep to face an- other long day of fighting the traffic and crowded railroad facilities. One thing that has been con- tributing to the prevention of chaos In the strike has been that the morning and evening rush houn have been spread out over! a longer period of time. Traffic Commissioner Henry A. Barnes announced a plan Wednesday for staggered work- ing hours in lower Manhattan. He divided the area into four sections and asked employers (o voluntarily begin letting work- MIGHTY the little Sprite sports car isn't really pulling the just looks that way. Really Dave Invin of Gary, In., an electrician at a new federal building- in Gary, IncL, uses the trailer as a temporary garage. (AP Wirephoto) eace Pressure Hinted ers off at intervals between 3 Russia's Top Troubleshooter Heads For Talks At Hanoi TOKYO (AP) Soviet Union and the United States carried diplomatic maneuvering on Viet Nam to the Far East today as Soviet troubleshooter Shelepin left for Ma- and 5 p.m. j noi and American envoy W. Av- The New York Stock arrived in To- peace offensive, flew from Cairo to Bangkok, the eighth leg of a globe-circling tour. The U.S ambassador-at-large conferret for 90 minutes with anti-Com- (CONTrtTED ON PACE FIVE) change and the American Ex- change said they would close trading 90 minutes early. Lindsay joined the negotia- tions Wednesday for the first time since the transit workers walked out New Year's Day five hours after he took office. "The issues are very, very he said. "I am satisified from my own personal observation that both parties were in hard bargaining." He refused to say what offers had been made by the opposing sides. "That was desired by both he said. Pre- viously, the unions had demand- ed ?216 million in higher wages and benefits and the Transit Authority had offered a mlllion package. Lindsay said he had no idea whether Michael J. Quill, head of the TWU, had been consulted during the day by the union's second-line negotiators. kyo. Shelcpin took off from Mos- icow with top experts on military production and rocketry. The Kremlin apparently hopes to outbid Ked Chinese influence in the North Vietnamese capital with more economic and mili- tary assistance. Some Western governments were hopeful also that Shelepin would encourage Ho Chi Minh's regime to negotiate for peace in Viet Nam. He is the No. 2 man in the Soviet Communist party under Chairman Leonid F. Bre- zhnev. This theory got a boost Tues- day when Albania, Peking's mouthpiece in the Soviet- Chinese dispute, charged Shele- pin's real aim was to help the United States make a deal on Viet Nam. Chinese Foreign Min- ister Chen Yi also accused the Soviets of giving the United States a free hand in Viet Nam Quill collapsed at the civil jail by keeping the peace elsewhere. Tuesday shortly after he The Russians have kept silent eight other union officials were arrested for refusing to end the strike. State Supreme Court Justice Abraham N. Geller had found them guilty of contempt for calling out the workers in defiance of a court injunction. Quill was reported resting well at Bellevue Hospital. on the purpose of the trip, al- though Tass announced Shele- pin's departure with a "flash" on its news service. This designa- tion is used for events of great importance to the Kremlin. Marriman, who has been play- ing key part in President Johnson's so-called Viet Nam FBI Chief Links Communist Party To War Protests WASHINGTON (AP) FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover said today the Communist party has played an ever-increasing role in generating opposition to the U. S. position in Viet Nam. Hoover said also that the par- ty is trying to attract more youth and is making plans to take a more active part in the 1966 elections, running candi- dates wherever possible. In his annual report to the attorney general on FBI activi- ties during 1965, Hoover said: "Always eager to engage in any activity which will bring embarrassment to the United States, the party has played an ever-increasing role in generat- ing opposition to the United States position in Viet Nam. "In September 1965, party headquarters sent a directive to all districts giving instructions on slogans to be used in protests against United States action in Viet Nam. In addition, the party has expended large sums of money in propaganda efforts (CONTimrED ON PAGE FIVE) As Paratroopers Push Into Delta Terrorists Strike Twice In Saigon SAIGON, South Viet Nam troops and U.S. planes knocked out hidden Viet Cong installations in widely sep- arated areas in the past 48 hours, but the Communists struck back tonight with two terrorist attacks in Saigon. Terrorists exploded a mine outside, the Saigon airport and 3lew up a police substation in the eastern part of the city, kill- ng at least two Vietnamese, fhree American servicemen and three Vietnamese we rejCommunist bunkers filled with wounded in the attack at the'ammunition and supplies as the airport. jViel Cong fell back before the It was the new year's first! American paratroopers, terrorism in Saigon, which was. The paratroopers blew up the hit by a flurry of grenade-'fortifications on the sixth day of throwing incidents aimed it j the first U.S. invasion in U.S. troops during the celebra- strength of the Mekong Delta, a tion of the Viet Cong's fifth birthday last month. Communist stronghold. Other elements of the 173rd The U.S. 173rd Airborne Bri- Brigade came on what one U. S. gade, pushing through the'spokesman called a Viet Cong steamy swamplands west store" near the Saigon, uncovered a network of: marshy Plain of Reeds, a Red 'stronghold and infiltration route close to the Cambodian frontier. The paratroopers captured two guards. One of them carried I several ounces of gold and jOOO piasters, possibly part of a 'guerrilla payroll. The cash was I worth only aboul but was a 'considerable amount in Viet- namese terms. As the suspension of U.S. raids on North Viet Nam contin- ued for the 14th day, spokesmen isaid B52s from Guam in a raid Steel Dispute Ends In Draw Victory For LBJ? An AP News Analysis By STERLING F. GREEN WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- rom still another scuffle with ndustry without seriously smudging his credentials as 'riend of businessmen. In an apparent victory for his 'let us reason together" ap iroach to national problems, fohnson batted down a price increase for structura leel. He settled Wednesday for a boost. The White House emphatical- y denied that any behind-scenes leal preceded the announce' ment by United States Steel Corp. of the pattern-setting compromise Increase. But everybody knew there ad been feelers and joundings- on both sides. U.S. Steel had ifficiais in Washington testing he administration's attitude Tie administration by White louse admission had people n contact with steel producers. Unlike President John F. Ken- edy in the steel showdown of 962, Johnson talked tough but ever let the controversy reach lat point of no return at which compromise would have been mpossible. Both sides knew throughout ie five tense days after Bethle< em Steel Corp. posted its ncrease, to be followed by In- and Steel that Johnson would ocept gladly any settlement 'hich did no real violence to the dministration's anti-inflation uidelines for wage and price djustments. U.S. Steel came up with the ormula. It was a price boost nly about half as big as Bethle- em's and offset, in part, by a ut in the price of cold-rolled ieet steel which competes with apanese-made steel on the Pest Coast. Quickly, Chairman Gardner ckley of the President's ouncil of Economic Advisers jplauded the moves as "gener- lly consistent with the price- age guideposts." Bethlehem anceled its increase. Inland aid it would revise its price "to e competitive." Administration officials were isibly relieved. So were most egments, at least, of the steel idustry. Neither side wanted ie dispute to reach the stage of Istrust, if not downright enmi- that marred Kennedy's re- lations with business after his showdown with the steelmakers. Kennedy forced a complete and humiliating backdown on the industry by mobilizing a massive show of government I Tuesday night 70 miles north- of Saigon uestroyed two j large tunnels, a bunker, 400 'yards of camouflaged trench line and a supply area. j Secondary explosions indi- cated the bombs may have also hit a guerrilla ammunition or ifuel dump, he said. I South Korean marines and i Vietnamese paratroopers un- covered 32 Viet Cong cave hide- outs and seized 147 suspects, imany of them women and chil- dren, on the fifth day of "Opera- tion a big sweep 11 miles south of Tuy Hoa, a coast- al city 240 miles from Saigon. A U.S. spokesman said the youngsters may have been used as Viet Cong spies and "it is always worthwhile to interro- gate them." He said reports from the field showed 314 Viet Cong had been killed, many by licly, facing a grand jury probe j SAN FRANCISCO (AP) U.S. artillery and naval gunfire, which implied criminal prosecu-l Another storm slammed into during the Korean-Vietnamese tion, threatened with the with--northwestern California today in operation. retaliatory in nature. The indus- try found itself denounced pub- Lashed By New Storm drawal of a planned tax liberal- a force some of it punitive and! (CONTIUED ON PAGE FIVE) Sand- burg, the poet and Lin- coln biographer, marks his 88th birthday today in a sickbed at Flat. Rock, N.C. Mrs. Sandburg said her husband has not com- pletely recovered from an intestinal inflama- tion which started in September. (AP Wire- photo) Law To Curb Klan Power Proposed WASHINGTON (AP) For tion remained less than critical. ____________ ___the disaster-hardened people of the first time, Rep. Edwin E.'Crescent City, Calif., took pre- Willis, D-La., chairman of the'cautions. House Committee on Un-Ameri-! Other rivers receded during can Activities, has suggested! the lull before the new storm. possible new laws to curb the i This storm, as well as the one power of the Ku Klux Klan. (before it, originated in Alaska. to neavy regwn where 1.000 persons j The viet were already have left their tomes.! continuing terror killmgs '-m many roads have been closed :Iages the Sai governmcnt and snow-laden roofs have sought to bring back its control. In the past week, the Three hikers are missing Military Command said, 32 11.161-foot Ml. Shasta and hamlet officials residents say, has had the heav- were killed, 61 were wounded jest snow in more than 2 years. 'and 130 kidnaped. One farmer The Smith River in the tied to a stake and burned. northwest rose at a rate of a Vietnamese authorities re- foot an hour. Although the situa-1 ported nine guerrilla attacks in the past 24 hours, but a spokes- man said most of small consequence and caused little damage. U.S. Marines flew in 12 heli- copters to i sector southwest of Da Nang Wednesday. They came under heavy mortar fire in the landing zones but escaped a spokes- Willis said at was Klan hearing that possible from lo proaches include a no miles nortn of San' that Klansmen register with government as Communists Another and supposed to do: a federal ]awi dangerous storm spun off from forbidding masked gatherings; jllawaii and neaded toward the twotons of rice, or a federal law against organ- mainland. (But more than 100 Viet Cong ized acts or threats of violence.' TorrenUal rams from Hawai- j escaped by swimming the Du j r, i t ni Jan storms and melted mountain fcria Hiver. invited Ralph Blum-. former ,'lwith lig man said. Fanning out, the Marine! killed five Viet Cong, captured Evidence of new heavy Corn- owner in Bogalusa. La., to sug- In damage ln Christmas week of munist firepower came with th. gest possible legislation. Blum- berg said he had no however. ,1964- [disclosure by U.S. ordnance ex- I The U.S. Weather Bureau in perts that the Communists used ing pressure on the rivers ease increase." Forecaster W. E. i by high-powered melt Rain His crime in the Klan's eyes, Blumberg said, was being on a local community relations com- and snow fell on Slight Increase In State Chick Starts LITTLE ROCK-Arkansas rifles, producers started broil- er chicks during the week ended Jan. 1, according to the Crop Reporting Service. This is which invited a former Deen declared a disaster per cent above the figure for j congressman and Baptist lay! area. Two days of snow storms the previous week. leader, Brooks Hays of Arkan-1 followed by rain snapped Of the total placements in the sas, to speak in Bogalusa on state, chicks we community relations." hatched in Arkansas and Because of Klan pressure. to attack the Special Forces camp at Khe Sanh near the North Vietnamese frontier i Tuesday. The attack destroyed j i. _, j j. Brenkman a US Special Forces windows smashed and he radio aMpl, I station fired at by Cabled two parked bght __ Jll PI- 1- 1111, J J The witness told of being, cenlra, California should hounded and boycotted bv the: while those of exlreme north Bogalusa Klan, his and family's lives threatened. observation planes. Dunsmuir, a town of around 700 located in mountains 270, miles north of San Francisco. Itj Colder Weather Ahead For State By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ped out of the state during the week. lines, darkening the community. Five roofs collapsed under rain-: Temperatures in Arkansas soaked snow. Lights began to are expected to be 10 to 15 r j, oiiun. ijvgail iv yj CADCt-lcU IO DC 1U TO came rom other states. There Blumberg said, the meeting had come on again Wednesday night'grees colder tonigh he US were bro.ler chicks ship- to be canceled. He lost all but ta some arias. i Seal one of his sponsors, and eventu- ally had to sell the station State Jobs Opening To Negroes By JOHN R. STARR Associated Press Writer Gov. Orva! E. Faubus' cam- paign to open more responsible Commissioner A. W. Ford said the Education Department has had two Negroes on its pro- fessional staff and one as a sec- staU government jobs to for about. 10 years, groes is bearing fruit. Ford said the department has An Associated Press survey of majer state agencies shows that about 90 Negroes now have jobs above the cook and bottle- washer classifications. And the agency heads tacted said their departments are ready to hire more if quali- fied Negroes can be found. "We need Negro Mid Dr. Floyd Easley, assistant Kate health officer. "But we ean't find any." The department has five Ne- gro public health nurses. U has another Negro working to t tw- about 10 additional Ne- in the last couple of hired groes years. Another 20 Negroes work for the Rehabilitation Service, which operates under the Edu- cation Department. This group includes lii coun- selors, vocational instructors and teachers and five secre- taries. Employment Security Di- vision has two Negroes working in its central office and 18 In field offices, according to Ad mfnistrator J. L. Bland, One e< the IM eentwl employes is Tyrone Green, job as minority groups representative is considered a staff-level position. The other is his secretary. The ESD set up the job Green now holds about four years ago. He works principally with members of his own race. Welfare Commissioner Jim Phillips said his department employs 10 Negroes, some as welfare visitors and others as child welfare consultants. Phillips said the department stood ready to hire more Ne- groes if qualified Negroes pre- sent themselves for employ- ment. "We get our employees from I the Merit System Phillips! Mid. "We alwayg have." I Fort Nwt MM Department is trying to achieve a racial balance on its staff and that more Negroes would be hired as vacancies occur. Ford also noted that federal money to expand Education De- partment Services is not avail- able and that Negroes will be hired in any staff expansion. The survey did not count Ne- groes, regardless of responsi- bility, at all-Negro institutions, such as Boys' Training School for the Negro Blind and Deaf, McRae Sanatorium and Arkansas College. Neither did the count include the hundreds of Negroes em- ployed as cooks, janitors and orderlies in state institutions nor those employed as laborers by the Highway Depart- i Weather Bureau says, because The three days of rain of a cold front that" has moved (CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVE) over the northern half of the mid-south. Temperatures tonight are forecast to be in the mid teens jin the north half of the state to the low 30s in the south. Overnight low temperatures in Arkansas ranged from a low of 23 degrees at Calico Rock, to 44 at Memphis. Most read- ings were in the high 20s or low 30s. N'o rain is forecast through Saturday. Friday's highs are forecast in the 40s. The weather bureau says winds will be up to 20 miles per ihour tonight and Friday, be- j coming quite gusty in the cold- er air. APOLLO PRACTICE CAPSULE READY dummy three-man Apollo spare capsule is shown tlcsoenrliiiR on the deck of the destroypr Turner at May- port Naval Station near Jacksonville, Fla. Navy me.n will hrjrin soon practicing recovery operations on Apollo similar to those they have he.cn usinir at. the of Gimini Green Thumb LITTLE ROCK (AP) Ckw. Orval E. Faubus named Wednesday five counties as test i counties for the new "Green Thumb" federal highway beau- [tlfication project. i The counties Cleveland, Fulton, Madison, Newton and Pike. Each county will Mlcct 14 welfare clients with farm experience to plant shrubs ind flowers along highways. Arkansas in a pilot ctaU ta federal project   

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