Nampa Idaho Free Press, February 9, 1966

Nampa Idaho Free Press

February 09, 1966

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Idaho Free Press, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1966, Nampa, Idaho CLEARING Treasure Valley Partial clearing tonight and Thurs- day. Wind diminishing to- night. Low tonight around 20, high Thursday in upper 30s. VOL. XLVII No. 524 Jrw "An Independent Daily Dedicated tn Community Progress' NAMl'A, IDAHO, WEDNKSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1966 CireuloHen Phones M PAGES Solons Put Latin Policy In Spotlight WASHINGTON' Hood Vaughn, President Johnson's nominee to head the Peaoe Corps, today dis- puted charges that the Unit- ed States walked out on Democracy in Latin America. The charge was made Mon- day by Sen. Wayne L. Morse, D-Ore. Vaughn look issue with it when he appeared to- day before the Senate For- eign Relations Committee ttitich has been conducting a critical review of the admin- istration's foreign policies. Morse promptly announced he would oppose confirma- tion of Vaughn to succeed R. Sargent Shriver as head of the Peace Corps. Vaughn, assistant secretary of stale for inter-American af- fairs, for the past 10 months, told the committee he was "very unhappy at the com- ment that when the chips of Democracy were down'in the Dominican. Republic, we waiked away." Opposed Morse, a committee mem- ber, told Vaughn later that "I shall vote against your nomination because your work as assistant secretary disqualified you for any nom- ination." Vaughn, a wiry little red- head who once boxed profes sionally as "Johnny came out swinging in his opening statement defended U. S. policies in the hemi- sphere. He said he felt that "almosl lialf the Latin nations do nol have what we consider the ideal type democracy, but we have to work with these people." By calling Vaughn today, the committee shifted its cri- tical spotlight from the war in Viet Nam to the adminis (ration's handling of last year's Dominican crisis. TEN CENTS Klansuiaii Tells Story to House WASHINGTON (UPD Ralph Roton, a 35-year-olc electrician from Fairfield Ala., was summoned to appear again today at the Ku Klus Klan hearings of the House Committee on Un-American Activities.' Roton's testimony before tiie committee Tuesday pro duced one of the biggest sur- prises since the panel began its public hearings on the "in visible empire" last October Not only was he the first Klansman to talk freely the rest have invoked consti- tutional guarantees againsl self-incrimination when the questioning got meaningful but he told a bizarre story of acting as an undercover man for the Klan and Alabama at the same time. WATCHING TUB TELETYPE that connects the Nampa Police Department with other law enforcement agencies all over the Northwest are Scouts Loren Kllis, Troop 112, Eddy Fulcher, Troop 112, David Kurpjuiveit, Troop 106, and Eddy Simpson, Troop 107. Police Chief Buster L Baker is explaining police communications to the boys and in foreground Patrolman Ronald Dike is answering a call to the dispatch desk. The Scouts who got acquainted with the police department Tuesady afternoon were among about 30 assigned to various city departments in a Citizen- ship Day activity of B6y Scout Week, (FREE PRESS PHOTO) 2 YEARS AFfER DISAPPEARANCE Wilson Hits No Trace of Mrs. Rickey Labor Over By ARDEN BENTH1EN On Feb. 9, 1964, an atlrac- live blonde Nanvpa woman 51-year-old Mrs. Lillian Rich' ey, disappeared from her home'at 336 W. Sherman Ave. No trace of her has since been found. Today, two years later, po lice authorities and members of her family still iiopc for some tiny scrap of informa- tion that might lead them at E last to the story of what pened to her. A reward of offered by the family for information Coach Fire Injures 33 LONDON Two coaches of a speeding diesel train jammed with 700 Lon- don-bound commuters explod- ed in flame today. At least 33 persons were injured, some seriouslj'. Passengers jumped scream- ing from the eight-coach train as it braked from 70 miles an hour near the northern sub- urbs. Injured littered the tracks. The train was bound for London's St. Pancras Station. It halted at Radlett Station. The blaze broke out in one of the center coaches of the train and spread to another coach behind it. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but officials believed a hot bearing caused a diesel fuel tank to explode. Nation's Supply of Coin Said Out of Crisis Stage WASHINGTON lUPfl With a tip of his hat toward pub- lic "sophistication" assistant Treasury Secretary Robert A. Wallace said Tuesday the na- tion's coin supply was the best in a decade. Wallace told a house gov- ernment operations siibcom mittee that massive produc- tion of (lie new silverless "sandwich" quarters had a- verted an even worse crisis last Christmas, He said government inven- tories of new silverless dimes and reduced-silver half dol- lars were building up and these coins would be in circu- lation "in the next month or so." Wallace gave the public a large measure of credit for the success of the new coin prograni. "I think everyone underesti- mated the sophistication of the American people about their he said. "They want ,1 plentiful and well designed and technically adequate money, and they are entirely capable of under- standing that if clinging to silver in the coinage means coin shortages, then the use of silver shuuld he reduced In HIP feet." short age.1 Wallace also had a good word for the coin collector, and said many who call them- selves coin collectors really are just hoarders. "1 should also like to ex press our appreciation to the coin collectors of this he said. "They have, 1 think, been unfairly blamed for the coin shortage. The fact is that the true coin collector is not in- terested in hoarding large quantities of coins only those which have numismatic value or those which are need- ed to complete coin collec- tions.'1 Wallace was asked to re- view for the subcommittee on legal and monetary affairs the effects of the crash program of new coins approved in the coinage act of 1965. He said the supply of quar- ters, dimes, nicklcs and pen- nies "is in better shape now (ban in any comparable per- iod during the last 10 years." However, he said "it is, of course, vital that we continue our current high levels of production. We need to build up our inventories of Coin leading to a solution of the mystery still stands, according to a son, William E. (Gene) Richey of Nampa. Ricoey said this week he hopes pepple still will remain alert for some clue. Probably no incident in Nampa history has been so painstakingly investigated. Police were on the case for days, weeks questioning people by the dozen, following out every little hint. They found nothing to lead them to Mrs. Richey, Nothing Found A private detective agency hired by the family took up the search, going again over the same ground seeking something that might have been overlooked. The agency found nothing, either, to tell what dad happened. The facts that did result from all that work are simple but baffling. They lead so far and no farther. Mrs. Richey's to between and 2 a. m. of Feb. 9, 1964, are known. Some time between then and 11 a.m. of the same (late she vanished. The night before she had been at a Garden City night club. Her companion, a California man visiting in Boise, drove her home in her own car, then borrowed the car to drive back to Boise. A neighbor saw lights in the kitchen of the home where Sirs. (Continued on Page Stand LONDON (ITU Leftwing members of Parliament from Prime Minister Harold Wil son's Labor party today facet a challenge from the British leader to start criticizing Pe king and Hanoi as much as they have the United States over the Viet Nam war.. In a scathing attack Tuesday night in the .of Commons, Wilson reiterated his support of U.S. Viet Nam policy and denounced a telegram sent to Washington by 90 Laborite M.P.s who do not like the way President Johnson is handling the war. Rightwing Laborite leaders quickly backed the prime minister by cabling President Ho Chi Minh Communist North Viet Nam a plea to "leave the battle for the conference table." They urged him to ac cept United Nations Secre tary Thant's "recommends tion to agree to negotiate." None of the rebel Laborites signed the cable. In his speech to Parliament Wilson said Hanoi might he inclined to make peace in Viet Xam except for the "Malevolent pressures" by Communist China. "I should like to have seen the 'peace-for-Viet-Nam' lobby outside the Chinese embassy demanding that the Chinese government should use their influence or at least diminish their malevolent pressures on Hanoi from following what might he her natural inclinations to make Wilson declared. Issues Legislature Call BOISE Gov. Robert E. Smylie today formally called the Legislature into special session for 10 a.m. Monday to consider reappor-tionment and 21 other 12 of them to implement the Great Society. Smylie said he plans to discuss in detail some of (ne proposals at a joint session of the House and Senate Monday morning, probably about 11 a.m. (See Additional Story Page 'Rosie' May Stage Comeback WASHINGTON iWD "Rosie the the tough old gal who manned the machines while Hie men fought World War II. may be on the way to a comeback because of the Viet Nam war. Commissioner Arthur M. Ross of the Bureau of Labor Statistics fold the Congres-tional Joint Economic Committee Tuesday that as a result of stepped-up draft quotas more women and teenagers will be entering the nation's job market this year. "It is quite obvious that the matching of manpower requirements with available workers will require the most vigorous Ross said. "Women, young persons and older workers will have to be used rn jobs where they have not previously been Subs to Join H-Bomb Search PALOMARES, Spain il'PII Two U.S. pocket submarines were being prepared today to join the massive search for a missing American H-bomb lying in about feel of water off the southeastern coast of Spain. Tile 22-foot two-man submarine "Alvin" and the 51-foot underwater research craft "Aluminaut" were being readied at the U.S. Xavy's submarine base at Rota, Spain, for shipment Thursday to the search area about two miles off the coast of the Almeria Broadens Papal Altar Use VATICAN CITY Pope Paul Vf has ruled that certain prelates may celebrate mass on the papal altars of Rome's patriarchal Basilicas. The papal altars in the the Roman Bascilicas have in the past been reserved for the Pope except in special instances when permission was given for their use by others. The Pope has extended the use of the altars to bishops leading large pilgrimages, cardinal arccipriosts of the Basilicas or their delegates and the abbots of monasteries attached to the Basilicas. Storm Hits By UP International A new winter storm and a surge of springlike air piled up weather troubles in the Midlands today. While snow piled up a foot deep in Nebraska, lashing winds filled Kort Worth, Tex., streets with wreckage and an early thaw started flood waters rolling in Minnesota and London Subway Strike Looms LONDON' (UPD London may experience the paralysis that gripped N'ew York City last month. Subway workers said Tuesday they would join the threatened strike of rail-waymen next Monday. A subway-railway strike would leave commuters litre with only buses to get to work. The bus system already strained by the withdrawal of more than vehicles due to the refusal of bus employes to work overtime. The National Union of Rail-waymcn threatened the strike to back demands for increased pay, belter hours and mote holidays for ils Eye Police Use To Curb Violence Wave CHICAGO (I'PH School officials today considered plan io hire policemen as part-lime teachers In an attempt to slop a recent wave of classroom violence. The latest outbreak of violence occurred Tuesday when a 14-ycnr-old boy was slabbed by a 13-year-old classmate in an argument over a piece of bubble guni. The injured boy was hospitalized. Pnlicc Siipt. Orlando W, Wilson has sent to school officials names of 300 policemen with college degrees. Some of the policemen will be hired by the school board (o serve as security guards, and others would be hired as part-time teachers. The current wave of public whool violence began Jan. .11 with a shooting in Englenood High School. Four slashing Incidents were reported, la other schooli last REPORTER HONORED WASHINGTON' Supreme Court reporter Charlotte G. Jloulton was cited by the American Bar Association Tuesday night for her work in covering the high court deadline Johnson Pledges Continued Fight For Viet Victory American Casualties Revealed SAIGON niPll Allied for- ces killed Viet Cong troops last week, it was an- nounced today. But heavy fighting in a series of Amer- ican offensives in the coastal regions cost 89 American dead, the heaviest loss since the battle of the la Drang Valley in November. A military spokesman re- ported 499 Americans wound- ed and eight captured or missing in action in the fight- ing in which U. S. Marines, the U. S, Army 1st Air Cav- alry and the 101st Airborne carried out a division-size sweep againsl Viet Cong stronghold 300 miles north- east of Saigon. During that period the South Vietnamese suffered 184 killed and 121 missing in action. The Viet Cong losses were killed and 245 captured. The previous highest Amer- ican death toll was announced Nov. 24 when a spokesman said 240 Americans were killed in fighting in the la Drang Valley and on the siopes of Chu Pong Moun- tain. Communist losses in that battle were estimated at 000, mostly North Vietna- mese regulars. The American offensive in the An Lao Valley 310 miles northeast of Saigon contin- ued today but encountered only one small pocket of sni- pers this morning. military spokesman said the Viet Cong apparently fcad been ordered to give up the long narrow valley without a fight. Strategic Air Command B52 bombers from Guam to- day struck two targets in South Viet one about 225 miles northeast of Saigon and another only 60 miles northwest of the capital. De< tails were not disclosed. Dominican Police Fire on Students SANTO DOMINGO (ITU Dominican police opened fire today on a large anti-Ameri- can leftist student deminstra- tion before the National Pal- ace, killing two persons and wounding at least three. The incident erupted after the crowd objected when a policeman pushed a student leader off a stone fence which he had climbed to make a speech. About -10 policemen opened fire with automatic weapons, pistols and tear gas rifles. More Bodies Taken From Scene of Crash TOKYO armada of 86 ships and 100 divers prob- ed the waters of Toyko Bay today in search of still more victims missing in the worst single plane crash in history. Fifteen more bodies were found today, raising the re covery toll to 95 of the 133 persons in the crash Friday of an All-Nippon Airways Boe- ing 727 jetliner minutes "be- fore a scheduled landing at Tokyo Airport. By MERRIMAN SMITH WASHINGTON HOT._ Pres- dent Johnson returned to the White House today, pledged :u a stronger U.S. effort in joth war and peace in beleag- icred South Viet Nam. The Chief Executive's big Air Force One jet transport landed at nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to bring :o a close a mis- sion to Hawaii which began on a dreary winter Saturday and ended in the cold hours be- fore dawn today, With Johnson were Secre- ary of Stale Dean Rusk, De- fense Secretary Robert S. Me- Namara and Army Gen. Earle G. Wheeler, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, among other top military and diplo- matic aides. Johnson's return to the White House brought to a close a grueling three days of summit talks with South Viet- lamese leaders at Honolulu, .Mks which produced a land- nark "decoration of Honolu- u" redefining Allied strategy in peace as well as war. Going to Saigon Even as Air Force One headed for home base, Vice President Hubert H. Hum- phrey, half a world away, was winging to Saigon on John- son's orders "to forward thl mission, we defined at Hono- lulu." TJie President stopped off at Los Angeles on his way iack from Honolulu Jo brief rlumphrey and to make a pre- iminary report to the Ameri- can people on ths results of )is trip. Jolmson, his manner grave Dut confident, warned as he has before that the road to success in Southeast Asia would be "long and difficult." "But we shall light the bat- :le against aggression in Viet torn; we shaU fight the battle for social construction- and throughout the world we shall fight the battle for peace. And we shall prevail." The President spoke of meeting again with the South Vietnamese leaders "in the months ahead." He was said !o be heartened by what he had learned of their plans and more determined than ever to push his policies despite crit ics in Congress. Strike Postponed SANTIAGO, Chile (WB Chilean employes of the Ana- conda Co. agreed Tuesday night to postpone the start of a threatened 48-hour sympa- thy strika until Monday. The two-ray walk-out in sympathy with employes of the Bradcn Co. who have been on strike for 38 days original ly was to have started today, Traffic Toll 1966 to This 1965 to Thii Actress Gets 'Shiner' From Deer LONDON (UPD Shapely actress Ursula Andress sport ed u black eye today. She blamed it on a jealous deer. The 29-year-old Swiss-born screen star said it all hap- pened Tuesday when she went to Bushey Park to feed the deer there. took armfuls of bread. 1 love deer and tiiey surround ed me. But one got jealous, and rushed at me with his head down and gave me a black she explained with a smile. Humphrey Starts Trip To Saigon HONOLULU m Hubert H. Hum- phrey left for today vith plans to help South Viet Nam win its war against Com- munism and "disease, hunger and social and economic de- privation." "While continuing to resist iggression against the people jf Viet Humphrey said in an airport statement, "we shall assist the government and the people of Viet Nam n achieving their true revo- lution, the social revolution toward rapid human pro- gress." Along with economic and military efforts, he said, "wa shall continue the special efforts initiated by President Johnson to achieve a just and honorable peace in Viet Nam." Accompanied South Vietnamese. Humphrey (lew to Saigon with top officials of the South Viet Nam government return- ing from their meeting with President Johnson. He is to discuss with them implement- ation of social betterment programs outlined in the "Declaration of Honolulu" Issued Tuesday at the e.nd of the summit talks. The vice president arrived here from Los Angeles just before 2 a.m. HST (7 a.m.) (EST) and had only time for nap before flying on. The declaration called for broad programs to create a "true social revolution" In South Viet Nam. Its theme was that progress in agricul- ture, education, health and building democracy are essen- tial to winning the war. Court Refuses Review Of Walker Libel Suit AUSTIN, Tex. m Tlia Texas Supreme Court today refused to review a judgment against the Asso- ciated Press in a libel suit filed by former Maj. Gen, Ed- win Walker. The court ruled that there was no reversible error. It refused to grant an applica- tion for a writ of error sought by tiie Associated Press. Walker said he was libelled in a story which said he led a charge of students against federal marshals. TRACHERS HOXOft SOLON NEW YORK CPB Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore.. has won this year's John Dewey Award his contribution to education, the United Federa- tion of Teachers, announced Tuesday. Franco-German Relations Said Warmer After Talks PARIS HIPP Franco-Ger- man relations warmed up to- day but the two governments remained deeply divided on many major issues, including support for the United States in Viet Nam. Relations between Paris and Bonn, frigid for months, thawed quickly in two days of talks here between French President Charles de Gaulle and West German Chancellor Lutiwig Erhard. The talks ended Tuesday. There were no major agree- ments, nut informed sources said the two achieved a general agreement to re- sume the search for closet political cooperation imong the six members of (he Eu- ropean Common Market. Talks on European unity have been at a standstill since April, 1962, because of De Gaulle's demands for a loose federation rather than the close integration sought by West Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Spokesman for both West Germany and France agreed that the two days of talks here succeeded in improving relations between the coun- tries. Erhard called it "a very good meeting." A French spokesman said U demon- strated again value of tha 1963 Franco-Gorman friend- ship pact. ;