Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Eureka Humboldt Standard (Newspaper) - November 8, 1965, Eureka, California American Governors See U. S. Action In Viet Nam SAIGON Ten American governors traveled to front line American positions today. Some of them saw bombs exploding on a Viet Cong hideout besieged by U.S. paratroopers. Five of the governors saw the support .airstrikes as, they flew by helicopter to American combat units within 100 miles of Saigon. They were Govs Cliff Hansen of Romney of Michigan, Henry Bellmon of Oklahoma, John A. Burns of Hawaii and Tim M. Babcock of Montana. Govs. John H. Reed of Maine, Carl E. Sanders ol Georgia and John Chafee of Rhode Island flew in an Air Force jet transport to visit American Marines at Da Nang and the Army's 1st Air Cavalry Division at AP Philip H. Hoff of Vermont and Harold E. Hughes of Iowa made a separate trip to the big new American bases being built at Cam Ranh Bay and Nha Trang on the central coast. The biggest party of governors flew in helicopters over the Viet Cong's "War Zone D" northeast of Saigon, as white plumes of smoke marked of bombs in the forest be-ow. They landed at the headquarters of the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade, and learned from Brig. Gen. Ellis W. Williamson that his paratroopers were trying to contain a Viet Cong battalion in the zone, while the Air Force battered the Communists. the "The outfit we are fight-ng- today is a frontline outfit. They are wearing helmets and field packs. Titey are not a rice paddy outfit." Tlie governors' aircraft flew deeper into the zone, a pair of armed helicopters flying shotgun behind them, and landed at one of the 173rd's artillery batteries. Romney spotted some the U.S. Aid Mission food, which the artillery unit has jcen passing out to peasants in nearby villages. "Michigan beans, [lie Michigan governor called to Bellmon. "Well, they had some Oklahoma bulgar wheat the other Bellmon reported, recalling the last American aid they had seen. The governors watched from the artillerymen's tents as propeller driven Skyraiders reeled off and the ground shook irom their bombs. They could near the planes' 20 mm. cannons as they went down into strafing runs. The five governors later assembled in a bullet pocked wadquarters in the Special Torces camp at Dong Xoai and icard how a handful of Ameri- can and Vietnamese defenders iad withstood thousands of Viet Cong from the same building in one of the biggest battles the war. Lt. Col. Miguel de la Pena, who commands the American Social Forces in Viet Nam's Third Corps region, escorted I he governors around the par- tially rebuilt camp white more planes dived and bombed with- in sight of Dong Xoai. The governors attended a re- of ception in their honor here in Saigon tonight. Trmy were scheduled to leave Tuesday morning for Honolulu, with a stop in Okinawa. OFFSHORE Winds varlsb'e 5 1o 15 Vnots today, to- night and Tuesday, except becoming lo w to 20 knoll south of Pi. Reyes by Tuesday. Fair wealhtp except local showers ncrth of Pt. Arena today And toolsTil and some cloudiness JWJttl ol Sanla Crui today. WEATHER Eureka jnd cloiril- today, loolont and Tcesday. Possibly one of vikhly scallerea Hani stivers nsrih ol l-.ere today. SlloMly cooler today and lonloht. Hloh boin dayj H to 44. Low Ionian! lo 43. Varlabk wlr-di i to tj moli. hour: seasco: M9; J.31; 5.ISJ hfoh: 44; low il; lunrlifl: sunset Vol. 442-1711_____________ U. S. General Assembly In Call For Nuclear Treaty EUREKA, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 8, 1965 I Oc Per Copy 24 Pages Today UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (UPI) The General Assem- bly's 117-nation main political committee today approved, 83- 0, a resolution sponsored by them, eight nonaligned powers calling for quick conclusion of a treaty on banning the spread of nuclear weapons. Six countries abstained and 28 members were absent for the first major disarmament vole of this assembly session. The resolution, sponsored by the nonaligned members of the Geneva Arms Conference, calls for early resumption of those for a treaty "void of loopholes" which would prevent the spread of nuclear weapons to those countries not now possessing negotiations The measure, sponsored Brazil, Burma, Ethiopia, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Sweden and the United Arab Republic, was a compromise effort bridging differences between rival drafts submitted by the Soviet Union and the United States. Russia wanted a guarantee against such mechanisms as the proposed NATO Multilateral Nuclear Force (MLF) to give top priority nuciear weapons to West Ger- many. The United Slates op- posed this, holding that MLF would not give the weapons lo Germany. For this reason, the approved resolution declares "lhat the tveaty should be void of any loopholes which might permit nuclear or nonnuclear powers proliferate, directly or indirectly, nuclear weapons in ny form." While the committee voted, st minute preparations went ahead on both sides as the fro-Asians began (heir annual try to get Communist China eated in the United Nations. The United Slates and Na- onalisl China remained con- ident that the aftempl would ail, as it has for the lasl 14 the margin ol Washington and Red Missile Site Smashes ontinue: Six Planes But for smaller this year than ever >efore. Filipinos To Cast Ballots; See Violence MANILA (UPI) Seventeen violent deaths, including seven in a battle with remnants of the Communist Huk movement sent a wave of tension through out the Philippines today on the eve of the presidential election More than 8 million Filipinos are expecled to vote Tuesday to choose between President Dies dado Macapagal and Senate President Ferdinand Marcos. A ears, third-party candidate, Sen. Hau ictory Lllliu-yaiiy Manelapus is given no chance Taipei appeared certain lo he to I o than of election. Philippine elections are trad tionally violent affairs, but Ih national police that eve (trough there have already bee 42 killings associated, wil politics since the campaig opened in January, this ha been a relatively "quie election. They noted that died in the lasl president! campaign, in 1961. Ten of the deaths over t weekend were recorded. in Ilocos Sur province, 200 miles norlh of Manila, where soldiers have been deployed since a wave of killings broke out two weeks ago. The other seven occurred in a pitched battle Saturday night between a band Communist Huk terrorists and a combined task force of national police and civilian commandoes in Pampanga province, 45 miles north of Manila. Both Macapagal and Marcos have concentrated on domestic issues, including a heated religions quarrel that could be dangerous for Marcos in Ihis dominanlly Catholic nalitin. Marcos is backed by a splinter sect, "Iglesia Ni that has promised to deliver a million votes to him, and the Catholic hierarchy is unhappy about it. Nigeria Rioling Kills 50; Fear More Outbreaks IBADAN, Nigeria (UPI) Police were on the alert today against further possible breaks of murder, arson Mistaken Attack On Friendly Town Told; 6 US Crewmen Lost SAIGON S. planes today blasted a Soviet-built sur face-to-air (SAM) missile site in the sixth such raid im Com- munist North Vietnamese antiaircraft defenses in the past 48 hours, an American spokesman reported. A seventh raid was called off Friday when one plane was shot down by a missile and Us pilot presumed killed. A total of six pluncs involved in the missions since Friday were downed and six crewmen were missing. Four ol the planes and five of the airmen were taking part In rescue efforts. Another U. S. spokesman dis- oscd, at the same time, that arinc Corps lighter planes istakcnly attacked a friendly Bulletin News Columnist Kilgallen Dies NEW YORK (UPI) News paper gossip columnist Dorothy Kitgallen, 52, died in bed while reading early today. Her father, veteran news re- porter James L. Kilgallen, said she apparently suffered a heart attack. looting in out- and five areas of Turncoat Red Army Figure Helps U. S. School Evacuated Here Briefly On Threatening Note Eureka High School was evac- uated in a routine fire drill manner this morning after school officials found a note in the student office slating that explosives had been planted in the building. The hand-written note said "Explosives will go off Novem- ber 8. Time, you'll accord- ing to Chief Ray Lay of the Eu- reka Fire Department, who with other firemen and police responded to the a.m. call from Superintendent Jack Sing er. There was no panic and class es were resumed after 11 min utes. A search of the buildinj indicated the usual "bomb1 .hoax. Nigeria's western region. Parts of Nigeria liave been in ferment since last month's controversial elections. Reports reaching here said 50 persons were killed in rioting in the Ekili division which began asl Thursday. The reporls said 30 persons died from gunshot wounds Sunday afternoon when armed police opened fire in a market place near Owo. At leasl 16 others were reported killed and several injured during the weekend. Trouble flared when anti-riot police marched into Ekit: Thursday lo quell a demonstra lion. The rioters opened fire injuring two police officers am four constables, the report said. Courthouses, passenger bu ses, government cars an houses have been burncJ to Ih ground. Major Wally Hall of the United States First Cav- alry Division welcomes North Vietnamese defector Lt. Lai Van Cy, 25, after Lai surrendered to an Amer- ican unit near Plei Me. Political commissioner for a PLEIKU. South Viet Nam authorities today were questioning a Norlh Vietnamese political commissar North Vietnamese regiment, Lai is considered to be one of the most important prisoners taken in recent months. (UPI who decided the Communist Party Line was no match for U.S. artillery. The commissar sought out an merican unit and surrendered mese Regiment. He was the yes and ears of the North his documents, and ammuni- unday ubmachinegun on. He was idenlified as LI. La Vietnamese Communist Party in the outfit. Officials said the disenchant- ed Cu was a graduate of Is'am Dinh Military academy in North Viet Nam and trained in wlitical indoctrination in Red China. They considered him one of the most importanl prisoners taken in recent months. Cu said his unit was ordered lo withdraw after the unsuc- cessful attack against Plei Me an Cu, 25, of Ihe Second bul that he later was detailed altaiion, 101s! Norlh Vielna Weather Summary tc- lead a force of 30 men back loward tlie camp lo rescue a trapped Viet Cong He said he slipped away from his unit and starling looking for Americans. He was discoverec Sunday in Ihe jungle near Pie Me by a platoon of the Thir Battalion of the 1st Cavalry. British Note Asks Parley LONDON (UPI) A new British proposal today opened he way for more talks in the ee-saw battle of words over ndcpcndence for Rhodesia. The next move was up to Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith. He has threatened to sever the colony from Britain by Christmas. British Prime Minister !la rold Wilson sent another mes sage to Rhodesia Sunday night asking Smith lo meet him halfway, on neutral ground, in also lalla was suggested as meeting place. The issue remained the same m i t h wants independenc oased on the status quo vhich Rhodesia's whi ettlers hold the power over Ih colony's nearly 4 million black Wilson demands majorily ru by the blacks. t-he Chilla' Sea The situation was up unharmed, cd by a slate of emergency effort lo halt a breakaway. The Mediterranean island o village near Chu Sunday, killing one woman nd wounding 10 other civilians roncous radar directions. Five Air Force FIQ5 Tlum- trrhiefs took part in Ihe strike liday agninsl one of '.he SAM les aboul 20 miles north ol Ktnh Iloa. A spokesman said ne of the jets was downed by SAM and tlie strike was ancelcd. The military spokesman said n Air Force K105 Thunderchief as downed by a Communist Tiissile in a raid Friday. Its ilot presumably was killed. On Saturday, an Air Force IE Skyraider supporting rcs- ue helicopters was broughl own by heavy groundfire and s pilot parachuted into enemy errilory. "Chopper" Downed About 90 minutes later, a U.S. Navy CH3C helicopter wa lit by antiaircraft shells and a! bur crewmen aboard wcr forced to parachute. One man Ihe flight mechanic, was picke up later. Later the same night, anolhe rs, four missiles and several uildings. AH returned safely to he carrier U.S.S. Oriskany. U.S. Air Force jets, striking closer to Hanoi than ever before, Sunday dcslrbyed two AM sites and a rocket support acility just 22 miles from the apilal. Three other sites Isewliere were damaged by s'avy planes. The F105 brought down Mday was hit about 20 mites orth of Thanh Hoa as the raid cgan. Other planes quickly ettisoned their bombs lo fly >rolcctive cover for the downed lilol, but no parachute was een. Authorities said there was illle hope the six missing fliers vould be found. It brings lo 103 he number of Americans believed killed or captured in raids on territory. North Vietnamese flying prolcclive cove was shot down. No parachute was sighted, accord- ing to other pilots. A Navy plane was shot down jSunday but its pilot parachuted was h i c h Rhodesia declared throughout Ihe colony last Friday. The while government said security was threatened by African boteurs colony. nationalist and trained outside the The spokesman said Red missile sites were attacked six times in the past 48 hours. U.S. Navy A4 Skyhawks today streaked through heavy ground fire CO miles east of Hanoi, the Communist capital and damaged four SAM launch Peace Officers Meeting Tonight; Demonstration Set Eureka Fire Chief Ray Lay will demonstrate lifesaving methods by the mouth-to-mouth >rocess for the Humboldl bounty Peace Officers Associa- ion at the Freshwater club- louse starting at 7 o'clock this evening, association president Robert Graham has announced. Chief Lay will employ I h e Fire department's life-size mod- el "Resuci-Ann for the demon- stration. The regular meeting ol the association will also take place this evening. 21 Traffic Deaths In North Area SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Northern California traffic acci- dents during the weekend took at leasl 21 lives. Ten of the falalities occurred n San Joaquin Valley. Other deaths included: William C. Steiner, San Fran- cisco, was killed Sunday night when a car in which he was a passenger veered across the center line on the Golden Gate Bridge and crashed into a pick- up truck. John Harper, 25, Berkeley, was killed Sunday night when his car collided with another auto on Ihe Fremont off-ramp of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Ernest 55, San Fran- was killed Sunday when his car overturned and struck an oncoming auto on Interstate 80 east of Auburn. T. Sgl. Shelby V. Shaeffer, Fairfield, was killed Saturday morning when an Air Force truck in which he was a pas- senger crashed through a bridge Parking Board in Afternoon Session City Parking Place corr.mis- ioncrs were scheduled to go nto session al 4 this afternoon n the City Hall conference room o consider two matters, a re- quest for reserved parking al he Fifth and D Streets lot and a discussion of the type of park- ing for the proposed Sixth anc C Streets lot. William Kay is chairman of the group and M.T. McGovern secretary. I will be Ihe first meeting o the commission in s e v e r a months. SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) California weather summary: The center of the low pres- sure area associated with Cali- fornia rainfall backed off to a point 800 miles west of Seattle. The weak front that brought rain Sunday near Reno .md Monterey arid dissipating. It will cause scattered showers in the Sierra Nevada norlh of Yoscm- ile for several hours but clouds SAN MARCOS, Tex. Marcos. A month ago President Johnson returned to- today he underwent a major tn CAi.iUiirnct Tovner Rfnlnlosll mmrnlinn President Johnson Signs Billion Higher Education Bill day to Southwest Texas State College, where he higher education, to got sign ;all bladder operation. Hundreds of job corps Irai- lear from the Sierra Nevada onight. A few showers are also ex- pected in the northwestern nountains and along the coast north of Pt. Arena today and :onight due to moist unstable in this country'can apply any billion higher education bill that will make possible college educations for hundreds of thousands of needy students. Johnson struggled to put himself through Southwest Tex- as Stale College, from which he got a bachelor of science degree and secondary teaching certificate in 1930. He said the bill means "that the nees at Camp Gary cheered air. Fair weather will prevail over the remainder of the state through Tuesday. Temperatures will continue somewhat below normal in Northern California. "A new door will swing onenjnew bill, the federal govern- or the young people of ment can now make available: the President said in Scholarships, up to remarks prepared for theU year, awarded on a basis of the President. He walked to them immediately and began shaking hands and chatting with them. The bill authorized a three year program with an cslimai ed cosl of billion. The first year price tag was occasion. the bill, never would have gone in Mendocir.o County need alone. He said the bill meant Part-time jobs so one a high school senior can earn as much as in this country can apply to a year, college or university in fr' United States and not be U away because his family poor." Education, the beyond high school. The bill contained ..on but no money for aj national teachers corps whichi would serve in areas where] there are high concentrations Harbor Board In Meeting Tonight railing at Putah Creek, two miles west of Davis. Don W. Altebery, 35, Alamo, was killed Friday night when lis car crashed head-on into an- other auto in Danville. David D. Wallin, 21, San Jose, a sailor stationed at Treasure Island, and Mrs. Fumiko M. Kawamoto, 51, Los Altos, were killed Sunday night when Wal- lin's auto crashed head-on into the car in which Mrs. Kawa- moto was riding in San Jose. Michael S. Huddleson, 23, Oakland, was killed Sunday when the car he was driving skidded off Highway 128, nine miles northwest of Cloverdale lo any SDW a jeweu win iaK M. Ft. 5.5 II :tl 4.9 AM 10 t.l 7.1 AM 11 i.O )0 n l.a O 4.J U U AM Ft. fM, Ft. J.J -O.i 11 1.5 -U fell -M
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.