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Northwest Arkansas Times (Newspaper) - January 11, 1966, Fayetteville, Arkansas FamilMt Jlortfjtoesfr ffates 106th YEAR-NUMBER 178 AP, King end NEA Features Tht Public Intarnt Is The First Concern Of This Nc .vspapu FAYETTEVIUB, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JANUARY II, 1966 Associated Press leased Wir. and Wirephete U. S. Troops Seize Red Stronghold, But... IOCAI FORECAST- Clear to partly cloudy and warmer today; increasing cloudiness Wednesday wilh a chance of showers; barometer 30.20; winds SW at 10-15; Humid- ity 74 per cent; dewpoint 37; sunrise sunset High Low Expected today 54 34-38 Yesterday 53 28 PAGES-FIVE CENTS Operation Crimp Fails As VC Flee ly annoying. Although they raised the Viet Cong death toll to 84 and captured 38 in the four days of Operation Crimp, they had hoped for far better results from the biggest American of- fensive of the war. Their goal was to snare a Communist regiment on the edge of the Iron Triangle, an old guerrilla redoubt that has been Communist territory since the days of the French Indochina SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Large forces of disap- pointed U. S. troops mopped up today in two big Viet Cong hide- outs northwest of Saigon and in the central highlands near the Cambodian frontier after the bulk of guerrillas once more had escaped into the jungles. For U. S. officers the opera- tion by more than Ameri- cans and Australians 35 miles from the capital was particular- Congressmen Will Question CIA Director WASHINGTON con- gressional panel planned to question CIA Director William F. Raborn today on the newly announced direct U.S. diplo- matic contact with Hanoi. The Central Intelligence Agency chief was to brief a joint subcommittee on the CIA at midaflernoon on the Johnson administration's Viet Nam peace offensive. Secretary of State Dean Rusk had been scheduled to brief the House Foreign Affairs Commit- tee this morning on the Viet Nam situation. But he left for India shortly after midnight as a member of the U.S. delegation to Ihe funeral of Indian Prime Tnd'as prime minister, war. But only rear-guard ele- ments put up a fight while the main enemy force vanished. Paratroopers of the 173rd Air- borne Brigade took on one guer- rilla band in a brisk fight Mon- day and killed 29 Communists, U. S. spokesmen reported. An- other 16 bodies were found after an air attack. Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division killed six more guerril- las in a 20-minute gun battle when the Reds tried to protect a large tunnel containing 15 bales of cotton and six tons of rice. While U. S. troops explored a maze of tunnels underneath more than 100 houses in the area, soldiers of the Royal Aus- tralian Regiment reported kill- ing three Viet Cong in small actions in the afternoon and finding five more bodies. A U. S. spokesman reported Candidacy Becomes Official Rockefeller Files LITTLE ROCK (AP) jobs and improved roads throp Rockefeller filed as a Re- and highways. publican candidate for gover- nor today and called on Arkan- sans to brush away the "giant cobweb of apathy and ineffi- ciency" covering the present administration. Rockefeller set his three ma- jor goals better education, Peace Effort Pledged By India's Nanda NEW DELHI, India (AP) Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri. Presidential press secretary Bill D. Moyers disclosed the Gulzarilal Nanda, promised to- day to carry through the agree- ment with Pakistan his fallen U.S.-North Vietnamese contact predecessor, Lai Bahadur Shas- late Monday but refused to tell hammered out a few hours more including how, when or where it came about. It was learned that a U.S. dip- lomat met for a few minutes before he died of a heart attack. Shastri's frail body was flown to New Delhi for a state funeral Wednesday in this trou The multi-millionaire farmer- businessman paid his filing fee at Republican headquarters, then went to the secrefary of state's office to complete the formality of filing. first candi- either witli a Hanoi representative land of 460 million people handed him a message con- he had governed for 19 stormy cerning U.S. proposals for peace in Viet Nam. The two officials were report- ed to take exchanged routine remarks, but not to have en- gaged in any substantive nego- months after the death of Jawa harlal Nehru. Shartri. 61, died early today in the Soviet city of Tashkent. The 5-foot-2, 110-pound prime minis- ter had signed a limited peace tiations. jpact Monday with Pakistan Johnson has offered uncondi-j President Mohammed Ayub tional discussions. To this agreeing to pull their Communists have not yet back from territory any significant during the September through diplomatic channels, it was stated. Publicly, the Reds are continuing to berate the United Stales as the aggressor in Viet Nam. The U.S.-North Vietnamese meeting was said to have oc- war between India and Pakis- tan. Nanda in a nationwide broad- cast said Shastri died "after successfully concluding a mighty effort for peace. We shall honor the agreement he curred some time ago. John-lmade and implement it faithful- son's current peace campaign began Dec. 24 with the halt in air strikes against North Viet Nam targets. Hanoi's receipt of the U. S. communication this time dur- (CONTINTIED ON PAGE THREE) CANDIDATES IN REVIEW Fayetteville voters on Feb. 8 will select seven from a field of 24 to comprise the first municipal Board of Directors under the city man- agement system. A complete list of candi- dates, arranged by position, with brief biographical notes on each is on page 12 of to- day's TIMES. ly." A .Soviet plane bore the re- mains of the humble-born little leader across the Hindu Kush Mountains to India's dusty plains. Ayub Khan, whose forces fought Indian troops in a bloody 22-day undeclared war last Sep- tember, and Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin, who was host to the Tashkent conference, helped carry Shastri's coffin to the plane in the Soviet Asian Kosygin left shortly after to attend the funeral. Ayub re- turned to Rawalpindi, the Pak- islani capital. Shastri's body will be cremat- ed beside the sacred Jumna River in New Delhi. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and Secretary of State Dean Rusk flew from (CONTINUED ON PAGE TOTtEE) party. Potential Democratic candidates are holding back to see whether Gov. Orval E. Fau- bus seeks a seventh term. Faubus defeated Rockefeller Nov. 3, 1964, in a bitterly fought general election contest. Rockefeller noted in a six- page statement issued when he filed he got 44 per cent of the vole in that election. He said those who voted for him indi- cated two for a change and "confidence in me and the two-party system of government." Rockefeller said he would not waste time in the coming cam- paign answering "wild, emo- tional and untrue charges" as "only light, sporadic contact in the whole battle area" by to- night. Equally frustrating was an eight-day search for guerrillas by the U. S. 1st cavalry, Air- mobile, Division in the central highlands on the Cambodian frontier, not far from the la Drang Valley where the Flying Horsemen battled it out with North Vietnamese regulars last November. This time the Communists hurriedly pulled out, abandon- ing four rest camps capable of accommodating guerrillas. The cavalrymen destroyed the camps. The operation netted eight Communists captured. Some of the captives were identified as members of the 32nd and 66th North Vietnamese regular regi- ments. There also were reports that an antiaircraft battalion with 18 Chinese machine guns had been in the area. As the Americans crashed into one campsite, they saw squad of armed men in a patch quilt of khaki and black uni- forms flee across the Tongle San River, the border with Cambodia 40 miles west of Plei- ku. A big cooking kettle still simmered. A Viet Cong briga- dier general left behind a small satchel with a single star pinned to it. and his toothbrush and paste inside. PIPELINE of five men critically burned during a pipe- line fire at Larose, La., is loaded aboard a Coast Guard helicopter to be evacu- ated to New Orleans for treatment. Two men were killed when flames from the broken pipeline roared 250 feet into the air. (AP Wirephoto) County's Industrial Harvest Sets Record he did in the fall of 19fi4. Operation Ripping Mustang! We were stunned, and the 1st Cavalrymen' Washington County is quieth loved ones suffered great grief because of the attacks on _ oulllc lllc he said. "We can perhaps ex- According to figures compiled within 100 feel of the Cambodian reaping the bumper harvest of last month by the Employment! border, and some of the 1st Cav- ia planted in 1964. i Security Division office, there ROCKEFELLER a new broom for cobwebs? Survivors Report Captain, Crew Lost Wiih Ship NEW YORK (API-Surviving crewmen of a Spanish freighter reported today they saw their ship sink and witnessed the drowning of the captain and several crewmen, the Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard here said it received a report from the American freighter, Steel Mak- er, carrying four survivors irom the Spanish vessel, the Monte Palomares. The survivors said they had seen 18 others alive in a life- Doat and a raft but that they 'eared that most of the remain- ng 11 crewmen had drowned with the captain. The Monte Palomares' crew abandoned ship Monday when her grain cargo shifted and she developed a 30-degree list in leavy seas northeast of Ber- muda. pect another vicious and untrue personal attack on me and my beloved family." Rockefeller said many had asked him why he would run again and open the door to such attacks. "I have given them a simple two-part he said. am not a quitter, and 1 wan: to serve Arkansas." Rockefeller announced on the day after the 1964 election tha he would run again. He has been paving the way for can- didacy with a series of political meetings around the state anc a heavy schedule of public ap- pearances. Reversal Of SEFOR Stop Order Asked was planted when were more manufacturing; down on the river to sink a! Fayetteville acquired one new jobs in Washington County ini Communist sampan. and several expansions November, 1965. than there were' No time was lost yesterday (ummings Candidate For Judicial Post LITTLE ROCK Maupin Cummings of Fayette- ville filed by mail today for a sixth four-year term in the 4th Judicial Circuit. Cummings, 55, was elected to his post in 1946 after service in the Arkansas House and Senate. Cummings also is a major general in the Arkansas Nation- al Guard and commanding officer of the 39th Infantry Divis- ion. Escapee Gets Ride WAYNESVILLE, NC. (AP) Arlin Barker, 23, an escapee rom a prison road gang, was ARKANSAS WEATHER ARKANSAS Increasing cloudiness and warmer tonight with a chance of showers late tonight in the western half of the state. Lows tonight mostly in the 40s. Wednesday mostly ,P i cloudy with showers spreading walking along a street m 15-de- enslward wer OTeP wenther when ho hn.lnd WednRsday Highs Wednesday 50s north to weather when he hailed a )assing police cruiser. "Let me lie said. "I'm reezing to death." 60s south. fore, the American troops started. The harvest is in- in November, 1904. 'CONTINUED ON PAGE THIIEE) I dustrial jobs. land today in seeking a review The new manufacturing an ilna jobs accounted for about 60 per of the Atomic cent of all n e w jobs r2.650) in Commission which Washington Countv in Novcm. off construction work at ber i the site of the new SEFOR plant near Favetteville. The board's The whopping industrial job dcr hecame fc d increase is creator -both numer- ically and from a percentage-L mafcnal arnved increase slandpoint-lhan com-1 the slte 20' miles soufh- parable Increases reported of Fayetteville near Strick- ESD offices at Little Rock. Tex-ilcr although work- arkana, Pine Bluff and werc ldle- Smith. United Slates Atomic The total number of manufac- regulatory turing jobs reported held dur- ing November was 6.575 ap- staff today filed a request with the AEC asking the order set- tins proximately 30 per cent of asidc lhe oriSinal construe- entire force of who work for wages and sal- ".lion permit be stayed. The stay was requested by the Southwest Atomic Energy Associates and FORCED a propeller blade on this Piper Cherokee snapped this morning, pilot Lex- Thompson of Decalur successfully pulled off an old barnstorming trick by landing un- a field one and a half miles north- west, of Drake Fit-Id. The plane carried Thompson and two passengers (TIMESfoto by John K. Wood- ruff) That total excludes self- lhe Gcneral E1edric Co- so that employed and household work- work at tllc SEFOR si'6 might ers estimated at 4.000 and cultural workers, estimated at! J- Robert Welsh, president nf Rroup made up of 17 utilily Rex Hood, manager of the concerns sponsoring the project. Fayetleville ESD office, said morniiiR at his office Monday he is confident the in- in Shreveport that he has been creases, both in total jobs and informed by Rep. diet Holifield in industrial jobs, arc records lllp request for a stay has for a one-year period. .been filed. "I'd have no way of deter- Welsh said the Alomic Energy mining for certain, but I'm sure Commission will act on Ihp iv- it's the biggest he quest within a day or so. and said. that there is a possibility the The figures compiled by stop order will be removed Hood's office indicate that Wash- shortly. incton County's goal of indus-l Congressman H o 1 i f i e I d is trialization is being realized, an chairman of the Joint ConTres- at a faster dip than elsewhere sinnal Committee on A t o m ic in the state with similar goals. and was one nf seven! The ESD figures show that the'who attended ceremonies n! (he ratio of all wage and salary jobs Washington Connlv site last fall, to manufacuring jobs was Welsh said that features nf in November 1964, but slid to (he contract with !he West Ger- only slightly more than fWernmenl considered oh- November, 1065. jectionable by lhe Review Board The increase of 1.525 new in-lwill he negotiated to the sails- dustrial jobs lopped of all narlies involved, able numerical increases report- and that he is hopeful work will (CONTINUED ON PAGE TH11KEII (CONTINUED ON PAGE THREE) Soviet Diplomacy Seeks To Avert Violence On Russia's Doorstep An AP News Analysis By WILLIAM L. RYAN AP Special Correspondent The Russians have been cook- ing up a spicy diplomatic pud- ding. It bubbles with possibili- ties, but the proof of that pud- ding is still to come. Aggressive Kremlin diploma- cy, seems centered on removing threat.1; to peace on the Soviet doorstep in Asia. Success or failure may de- pend upon establishing domi- nant influence in North Viet Nam. If H current Soviet, mis- sion to Hanoi ihould be re- buffed, there would be little hope of anything but continued war in Indochina and tense So- viet-American relations at the moment may not be in the na- tional interests of either great power. A look at recent Soviet activi- ty suggests an atmosphere of urgency on the part of the So- viet party and government chiefs, as if they might be lay- ing their own leadership on the line. From more than just propa- ganda standpoint. Premier i Alexei N. Kosygin scored a coup at Tashkent, where he persuad ed the Indians and Pakistanis at least to talk about peaceful rela- tions. President Johnson wel- comed the result, but it is like- ly to enrage the Red Chinese. The Russians have battered their way into the Viet Nam sit- uation with a high-powered del- egation whose aim, many quali- fied observers agree, is to out- bid Peking for the loyally of the Hanoi regime. The Russians have sent a first team, headed by parly chief I, Brculinev. in Mongo- lia. The meaning will not be lost upon (he Red Chinese, who have been contesting with Moscow now is trying to lessen the dan- gers that Chinese policies may for influence in that Communist c buffer between the U.S.S.R. and for Sovicl mtcrcsls' This would not mean China. The Russians appear to have clashed head-on with the Chi- nese in Cuba and to have won the upper hand at the so-called tricontincnlal anti-imperialist conference there. The Chinese that Moscow has lost interest in fo- menting revolution around the world. But it could mean that Kremlin would be powerless to create a climate in which the jViet Nam war might be brought to a conference table. Even should the Soviet thrust in Hanoi be successful, there are other problems. Soviet di the Kremlin wants to be careful I plomacy in Asia is tied to Eu- lest national interests be cndan-lrope. The Russians arc unlikely gcrcd in the process. to want to make things easier already have made a public dis-! The biggest hurdles may still for Uncle Sam without rcciproc play of their anger. be ahead for Soviet diplomacy, ity on the West German qucs- All Ihi.i provokes speculation [The North Vietnamese regime lion. This shines through Soviet thai lhe present Soviel lender-'has appeared to be has little expectation of by pro-Chinese clemenls. Should What lhe Russians .win In i reconciliation with Peking be rebuffed, thciwant above all is assurance that inhere will be no West The collective's problems in j finger on the nuclear weapons [some respects have boen not I trigger. Given such unlike those of (he U.S. adminis- they hint they might be Both the United Stales (o discuss a treaty on nonproli- and the U.S.S.R. are involved in fcralion of nuclear arms. programs of domestic Soviet diplomacy has trolled reforms. The programs in both out its heaviest artillery in re- cases are endangered by heavy cent days. This has given it the milil.iry costs, jlook of urgency. The Soviet The Kremlin's problem may -Communist party's 23rd con- be more urgent, however, gross comes up in March, and'Should the tension become there the current collective of; acute, not only the internal ceo- leading politicians may be re-'mimic program but the current quired to justify Iheir domestic leadership ilself might go over- and foreign policies. (board.
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