Twin Falls Times News, October 9, 1968

Twin Falls Times News

October 09, 1968

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Twin Falls Times News (Newspaper) - October 9, 1968, Twin Falls, Idaho MOM 610 Julia Davis Idaho Weather Warmer Magic Valleys Home Newspaper Home Final 65 178 TWIN OCTOBER 1968 TEN CENTS Vietnamese Coup Against Thieu Said Thwarted government source SAIGON AP A coup aimed against President Nguy en Van Thieus government was thwarted Tuesday a high ly reliable said The report of the attempted uprising followed by hours a government announcement that South Vietnams armed forces were on full The official spokesmen claimed no know ledge of a coup But the who is in a po sition to told The Asso ciated Press You can expect a lot of people to be arrested in the next few all as a re sult of the coup attempt that Other informed sources said several high ranking Viet namese marine ors and already seen A source close to marine Le Nguyen said he knew of no such Intelligence sources said there lad been some troop move ments in the Mekong Delta Tuesday and that proper coun termovements had been taken with other There apparently was no ac tual confrontation of troops and no these informants A source in Thieus office said Thieu was in the palace This source said he knew noth jig about a coup The government source whc old of the coup said details still were fuzzy and that it was not yet known who was behind it or low widespread it From all it did not get The report several marine of icers were arrested could indi cate that a politi cal ally of Vice President Nguy en Cao might have been in This could not be con NGUYEN VAN THIEU president of the govern ment of South was the target of an attempted coup which was foiled Tues day according to re ports from AP wire photo Troopers Alerted At Saigon SAIGON AP Paratroop ers of the 82nd Airborne Di vision have moved into the Sai gon military district to protect the citys western flank against enemy military spokes men announced The announcement followed an order from the South Viet namese government alerting all government army and air force units in and around ap parently because of political un Military sources said the troop shift had been planned some time spokesmen said the transfer of the 82nd Air borne troops was aimed at re aligning some American units and allowing a brigade of the 25th Infantry now under operational control of the Capital Military Assistance to return to the con trol of its The 3rd Brigade of the about is replacing the 25th Division The infantrymen are moving farther out along the jungled ap proaches northwest of Saigon in the outer ring of defense around waves of B52 Stratofortresses roared over the southern fringes of North Viet nam Tuesday to lay protective shields of bombs around Ameri can Marines sweeping through the demilitarized Priest Sees Policy As Genocide AP Civil disobedience for the mos part comes from the the Phillip Ro man Catholic testified to day at his trial for helping burn draft records United States action in Viet nam comes close to the deliberate destruction of political or cultura the priest told a S District Court judge and He was the second of nine Catholic defendants to testify a the third day of the Father Berrigan was asked in a series of questions by his law Harold to ex plain why he participated in re moving and destroying with homemade napalm records at a Baltimore suburban draft boarc and pouring blood on others in a separate My views are based largelj on what I consider an apprecia tion of human Fathe Berrigan He cited what he termec Americas tradition of civil diso such as the Boston tea The defense had contended in its opening statement Tuesday that the moral and legal aspect of the fighting in Vietnam ough to be considered the main point in the Line Dropped Because of a dropped line i the Community Forum stor that appeared on page one o yesterdays the name o one participant was left out an the title of another was in error At the held at th College of Southern Idaho Mon day the Johr Riley was moderator and Ber local attorney and pres ident of the Ecumenical Council Due to the error in the origi nal Larsons nam was omitted and Riley wa listed as a local AL WESTERGREN Al Westergren Is New TN Publisher Al Westergren has been named publisher of the Times succeeding Jack Mullow who resigned to accept the position of vice presidentmar teting for Rogers Brothers Food Products it was announced Westergren has been busi ness manager of the newspaper since The new publisher has been with the TimesNews since the fall of when he moved to Twin Falls from shortly after being gradu ated from the University of Ore He grew up in and had been connected with the newspaper the Astoria While attending the Uni versity of Wester gren was on the varsity basket ball team in 1926 and He was an AllCoaches selection all three years and was named to the 1926 AilAmerican college basketball Since coming to Twin Westergren has been active in civic and church He is a charter member of Blue Lakes Country He and his live at 460 Bu chanan They have a Gary who now lives in I am sorry to see Jack Mul lowney said the new publisher after his promotion was but it is a challenging opportunity for him and I wish him every I haveenjoyed working with and his departure will be a personal loss to as well as a loss to the city of Twin It will be my effort to do my best to make the Times News as fine a Magic Valley newspaper as Mullowney has been pub lisher of the TimesNews since and has been a member of the Rogers Brothers Board of Directors since Prior to entering the newspaper business he had held a variety of positions with the Green Gi ant of from See 1 SoftCoal Miners Strike As New Contract Drafted WASHINGTON AP Thou sands of miners were on strike against the nations 22state soft coal industry today as their old contract expired with a new one reportedly on the bargaining ta ble awaiting finishing The ranks of more than United Mine Workers already on strike for a week were swelled as the midnight expira tion passed and more stoppages were expected with subsequent The half the UMW membership covered un der the old off the job a week ago claiming that was the true expiration Most of those stoppages oc curred in West and Ken The new walkouts came after tentative agreement reportedly was reached on the biggest wage and fringe benefit in creases in UMW Sources here said the agree ment was worked out between UMW President Tony Boyle and George presi dent of the Bituminous Coal Op erators meeting alone in a bargain ing session that started more than a week The two broke off their talks more than six hours before the strike arranging to meet again today to wrap up the loose The however Trout Farmers Open Meet In The United States Trout Farm ers Association opened its 16th annual convention Wednesday at the Holiday The sessions will conclude Friday nighti Approximately 500 people were expected as registration con tinued Bob chairman of the called the convention to order Wed nesday morning and Bob Montrose ad dressed the Management and advertising reports filled out the balance of the The three special speakers during the afternoon session were Harold Colorado State whose topic was Values in Aquatic Weed Paul Idaho Fish and Game Depart Performance Evaluation of Chelated Minerals in Idaho Open Formula and Ernest University of Wash who will speak on Rear ing Trout in Salt An explanation of the steel lead trout hatchery complex o the Idaho Power will be given by Wendell fish jries Idaho Power New USTFA officers will be elected Wednesday Mike Greene and Larry Arm both Twin will direc Thursdays session which wil include a special tour of the large trout farms and hatchery complexes in Magic There will be special speakers through Friday and the con vention will conclude with a Banquet that evening at the Holiday Bob Buhl will act as master of ceremonies and introduce the new Heart Of The Home On read what 30 Magic Valley women think about their profession She is a woman a household the heart of the states Alice Extension Home Economics in an essay that begins the special Homemakers The 30 local women were chosen by major Magic Valley organizations to represent These Representa tive Homemakers were interviewed and photographed in their and their thoughts and pictures were transferred to the pages of the special Included in the edition are many how to articles how to sew leather and vinyl and how to make an airy for There are fashion unusual and easy and decorating comments from the power of new wallpaper patterns to the practicality of kitchen And theres a feature on the pros and cons of a husbands pres ence in the delivery room during his childs Designed primarily for we hope the Homemakers Edition will prove interesting and Campaign Against Bad Checks Is Planned A plan designed to cut the number of bad checks passed in Twin Falls County is being mapped out by Robert assistant Twin Falls County it was learned Wed Galley said he will pre sent the plan to county business civic banks and interested persons on In outlining the plan to the Wednesday It requires the co TimesNews Galley operative effort of every busi nessman in the With co operation the loss to business can be cut and the public can be spared some increase in costs that come about by bad He said it is almost impossible to determine the monthly or an nual loss due to bad but said an estimate 50 to 100 bad check complaints come to his attention each This does not include the num ber of bad checks that go un he A bad check is a check is sued by a person who has no intent of ever paying the face amount of the or by a person who does not have an account in the he He said his plan does not in volve the citizen who either with or without We find in the prosecutors office that the citizen who over draws does not usually have in tent to defraud a Galley We are after the person who is trying to get something for and we are aslo trying to pro tect both the businessman and the Galley said his plan is and is one that has been presented in various forms to the public A customer should not be em barrassed when asked to pro duce he Proper identification can solve nearly 70 per cent of our bad check problem in the He said he recommends that each businessman in the county post a large sign outlining a checkcashing policy in that in dividual The sign should contain iden tification and should contain a message that cooperation from the customer can mean a guarantee of fair treatment and a decrease in the cost of He said often businessmen are forced to raise costs to meet the losses incurred through bad he Every businessman must cooperate to make this plan One store should not try to undercut an other store by relaxing i t s checkcashing Once this kind of cutthroat competition the whole effort is out the Galley said a drivers li cense is good identification and most checks now bear a name and Some bank cards are guarantee of payment to the and there is a state identification card that can be obtained through appli cation at the sheriffs Youd be surprised at the number of bad checks that are Some arent worth the paper theyre printed This is obvious by just looking at the He said some businessmen will cash a check without first asking the customer for identi A I hates to lose the business by not cash ing a But if everyone we can come close to eliminating the bad check problem in Twin Falls A customer should also be aware that a clerk deals with many people all day Often it is hard for that clerk to re member the customer on The customer should not be of fended if the clerk asks for some Bomb Threat Closes School At Wendell student started their holiday for Teach ers Institute a day early Wed nesday because of a boml Students in both the high school and elementary schoo were sent home Wednesda morning upon their arrival a the school grounds because o Bulletin KIMBERLY Schools at Kimberly were evacuated at 1 Wednesday when a bomb threat was called Police were investigating the incident at press a telephone call to the h i g school office earlier in the morn indicating a bomb had bee placed somewhere in the bulk Lawrence LaRue sai since the caller did not say i which building the suppose bomb had been it wa decided to not allow any stu dents Sheriff Bil Bunn searched bot buildings and nothing was fount The school was scheduled to be closed Thursday and Friday s teachers can attent IEA session in United Fund Century Club These Century Club member have given or more to th United Fund and Paul Heuston Young College of Southern Idaho and James Taylor Pepsi Cola 1st Federal 1st Federal Employees and Leo Anderson NeilsenMiller Morningside Elementary School School Administration Other Century Club mem bers listed oa page eeds approval first of some 30 dustry officials representing firms and groups Thurs ay morning and then of the ns wage policy The union traditionally has bserved a no no ork policy making todays oppages although he union has not officially called a Theyve wrapped up every thing with the exception of one or two one source said of the BoyleJudy But whether the executive board of the industry associa tion will go for it is something said this The contract reportedly pro vides wage and benefit In creases of per day each for the men in the soft fields that stretch from Alaska to Maryland and North Dakota to Sources said the earliest workers could be back on the job throughout the fields proba bly would be RENE CASSIN 81yearold president of the European Court of Human was awarded the 1968 Nobel Peace Prize on This was the first time in three years the prize had been AP wirephoto Humanist Gets Prize For Peace Norway AP The 1968 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to Rene Cassin an 81yearold Frenchman who s president of the European Court of Human This was the first time in three years that the Nobel Com mittee of the Norwegian Stort ng parliament has agreed here was a suitable candidate or the Cassin will receive a gol medal and approximately from the fund set up in the will of Alfred the Swedish inventor of The last person to receive the prestigious award was the lati Martin Luther King Hi was selected in The prize went to the United Nations Chil drens UNICEF in 1965 There were no awards in 1966 and Following the com rnittee gave no specific reason or the selection of Bu the reason will come out in speeches of tribute in the aware ceremony in Cassin comes from Bayonee fie has been president of the rluman Rights court since 1965 He was legal adviser to the Free French forces in World War From 1924 to 1938 Cassin wa a member of the French delega tion of the League of Nations Between the wars he was prominent worker for war vet ERUPTION SUBSIDES Hawaii AP The eruption in Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Island appeared to b tapering off Tuesday after con siderable New Riot Jolts Nations Capital WASHINGTON AP A neighborhood still bearing the scars of last Aprils riots was hit by a brief but violent racial lisprder Tuesday night after a ivhite policeman killed a Negro man he had stopped for jay Helmeted police moved in quickly to saturate the slum neighborhood after word spread rapidly on the streets that a man had been shot for jay Moving from corner to corner in shotgunarmed they ired tear gas to disperse crowds of 250 persons or less in he halfdozen blocks of 14th street just north of U This is an area whose honky onk character disappeared be hind damagehiding sheets of plywood in the wake of the riots tallowing the assassination of Martin Luther King Tuesdays damage was con fined to one firegutted three story auto supply and two or so smashed notably those in the showroom of an automobile display By the streets had been cleared of all but a few but were lit tered with bricks and con crete easily found in the still un cleared rubble from and overturned trash Only one arrest was There was some discrepancy between eyewitnesses and po and among eyewitnesses as to what actually wppened to provoke the shoot ng of Elijah Acting Police Chief Jerry Wilson said the Da vid was riding his motorcycle to the scene of an accident when he saw a truck stopped in 14th street blowing its horn at a man crossing in front of When he reached the Wilson Roberts asked him to stop but he kept The patrolman then parked his mo torcycle and walked up to the the acting chief tell ing him I want to talk to At that Wilson the man struck Roberts In the still saying then pummeled the officers face and feel ing he was losing drew his pistol and fired the acting chief One Interior De partment Clerk Leroy told the Washington Post that after Roberts had parked his cy he grabbed the man by the The man wrenched his arm slapping Roberts across the face in the shall and the officer pushed stepped back wards bent to one knee and Trenhaile Calls Ousted Aide Back BOISE AP Ken nedy is back at his job as chief state meat about a year and a half after he was dismissed from the position by State Agriculture Commissioner Stanley The Meridian veterinarian was Trenhaile be cause he was dictatorial and ar bitrary in his meat the state Personnel Commission said Kennedy was dismissed because of political pressure and the district court twice upheld that finally ordering Trenhaile to reinstate In a letter to Tren haile listed conditions of his em including a require ment that he leave on my desk a written itinerary or schedule of each working hour for the en suing He also told Kennedy not to is sue any verbal or written news releases or statements relative to department affairs to any news media without my signa ture of You will make no policy or personnel No correspon dence or memorandums of any nature will leave this office without being reviewed by me and approved with my signa Trenhaile said in a note to li censed meat packers that Ken nedy would handle routine field and office matters for the states meat inspection Dogs Kill 10 Sheep At Kimberly KIMBERLY Ten head of sheep were killed and several others injured Monday night by two German Shepherd dogs owned by Rudolf The owned by Jack were pas tured on the Martens farm about five miles south east of Kim Two of the injured sheep were disposed of Wednesday Twin Falls County Sheriffs of ficers and it is possible others will have to be The dogs had caused no trouble to the sheep during the seven years the flock had been pastured at the Martens officers The dogs were tied up Wed See 1 Hollywood Star Joel McCrea Due Here Thursday As Part Of GOP Happening Joel who became fa mous as a softspoken cowppke from will ride into Twin Falls Thursday and speak at a Richard Nixon George Hansen Republican The rally is set at 8 at the American Legion GOP officials have tagged the rally a McCrea will be given a key to the city and will tour the Magic Valley One of the last real cowboys on the golden Mc Crea speaks with a south ern voice familiar to movie Seven years ago he visited Twin Falls with another cowboy Randolph and the two got into a friendly discus sion about the raising of Both have cattle ranches near Los It was just last Sunday that Fort Massacre was shown on television in the Magic Valley McCrea starred with Forrest Tucker in a shootem gunemdown Indian McCrea portrayed a hard bitten cavalry sergeant who did nt like It was one of the few villain pieces he played in his 40 years in Thursdays appearance in Twin Falls is not designed as a villains It is a Republican McCrea left Los Angeles by car Tuesday to make the In a telephone conversation with Charles Twin Falls County Republican chair McCrea Dick Nixon needs dynamic leadership in the Senate to provide a cre ative Congress for tat coming In George Han Idaho has the opportunity to give the Senate a real man of Lunte said the actor has a special interest in the election since he is a property owner in the Hansen will speak fol lowing McCreas Frank president of the local Young will act as master of An informal reception will be held at 7 so the public can meet and talk with McCrea and IV Following the talks entertain ment will be provided by local musicians and refreshments will be Lunte emphasized that the event is for all Magic Valley ;