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   Atchison Daily Globe (Newspaper) - November 6, 1966, Atchison, Kansas                               TEN CENTS PER COPY ATCHISON, KANSAS "SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1966 30-PAQES GLOBE EIGHTY-NINTH YEAR 27131 Overheard: 'The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Nowadays Charges By The Hour." Break Ground For Raven Dormitory-- Predict Good Vote Turnout On Tuesday (Copies of the official ballots a.m. to 6 p.m. for Tuesday's election are pub- Two changes in polling places lished on Page G of today's is- in the county were announced sue of The Globe.) yesterday by County Clerk Graham (Doc) Lukens. Prairie voters will cast their bal- at bu'ldlng. which City Commission Delay CATV Talks Until Wednesday At the request ofKARERadio the public with an accompanying Station, the city commission at timetable for making each of a meeting at City Hall Friday af- these services available." ternoon, adjourned from its reg- Buenning indicated in his re- ular Monday session last week, quest for a continuance that the granted a continuance in the dis- representative of Telesis, cussion of a cable television KARE's associate in the project, (CATV) franchise in Atchison. would present arguments Paul Buenning of KARE pre- against the commission's pro !f one half miles east of the Prairie View school. The !cho.01 was former ly used. A good turnout of voters in Atehison county is expected by party leaders in the general election Tuesday. Interest is running high in y use. races on the local, district. Farmmgton voters will use the state and national levels and the b.ascment Christian constitutional amendment ques- tions, parti- chairmenreported. In the city, the dog ordinance .u mstead as formerly. In Ward vot- referendum has stirred up added Wl11 go to the Washington activity school, as previously an- Both Richard P. Senecal, The American Legion blllldlns had been used former- Democratic county committee chairman, and Dr. Ed Hiner, county Republican chief, have predicted a heavier-than-usual turnout of voters in a non-pres- idential election year.Their forecasts include a turnout run- ning as high as or more voters. ly. Four contests on tlio county, ticket and one each in the state representative, gubernatorial, congressional and U.S. Senate races are expected to be pri- mary basis for the expected turnout Tuesday. 0 me a yiu- -me November 1964 pen me tour county contests pit sented a letter to the commis- posal to award the franchise on era] election 5 485 billots'wprp Doris K  Re' went to the colls In the nrimarv S rcsister ot deeds; Republican John S. May and Democrat Robert D. Caplinger, for county attorney; Democrat GOING UP ON St. Benedict's College campus is this dormitory to house 148 upperclass students. Bulldozers turned up the ground last week. Its location is east behind the white frame former Symns residence on North Second street, a structure now used as classrooms by the college. The new building is based on a hollow-core plan with student rooms on the outside walls with study lounges in the center. The southern face will Modest GOP Gains Loom As Campaign Nears End By DOUGLAS B, CORNELL WASHINGTON (AP) The 1966 election campaign wheeled along today through clouds of uncertainty over Viet Nam, backlash and living costs to- ward Republican gains' of mod- est dimensions In Tuesday's cli- mactic balloting. Unless, undetected undercur- rents of sentiment are stirring among a prospective 59 million voters, a survey completed five days before the election indi- cates the Republicans are likely to gain fewer than 30 House seats, pick up perhaps a net of one Senate seat and possibly gather in five or six more gov. ernorships. The GOP can count on gains In one or both branches of some of the state legislatures, the an. alyses indicate, but not on a border-to-border sweep. No single issue stands out as a pivotal one on which the elec. tion outcome will be decided. As is often the case in off-year election, purely local issues are likely tobe decisive in many races. The war in Viet Nam seems to be the greatest concern of most Americans in the autumn of 1966. It has teen talked about, and argued about as a cam- paign issue. But there are no signs it will sway many votes one way or the other. Viet Nam is an immeasurable (Continued on page 11) McNamara Predicts Cut In Draft Calls JOHNSON CITY, Tex. (AP) mlstic words with this note Secretary of Defense Robert of caution: "I want to empha- S, McNamara told President size that we continue to face a. Johnson Saturday fewer Ameri- stubborn enemy cans would be sent to fight In And to fight that enemy, he Viet Nam next year and draft Indicated, more Ameri. calls might be cut In half. cans will be sent to Viet Nam McNamara based his optlmis. before the current year Is over tic report In a military situation McNamara said American he said had been stabilized and forces in Viet Nam would total dramatically improved. about men by the end of McNamara said the United December. The currently re- States would slow Its troop ported level Is about build-up, curtail bomb produc. McNamara came to Texas to tion at home the talk about defense spending for unforeseen-undertake no sharp the year budget's Increases in air raids on Com until a representative of KARE's A significant development in associate in the local CATV ven- the discussion at Friday's meot- ture can be present for thedis- ing was the discl6sure by City cussion. Buenning said the as- Manager A! Thelen that Richard sociate firm is Telesis Corpo- F. Shively, president ofTelests ration of Chicago, which op- Corporation, KARE's associate erates a CATV chain. in the franchise proposal, had The commission set a tenta- corresponded with the city in tive date of Wednesday for con- connection with Hanlon's appli- tinuing thediscussionafterPaul cation for a franchise. Allingham, editor-publisher of AfterBuenningmentionedthat The Globe, also an applicant for Shively would be present forthe the franchise, said he had noob- commission's meeting on jection to the delay. Wednesday, Thelen produced a At the opening of the meeting letter from Shively in answer to Mayor William Randall an- one the city had sent Hanlon in nouncedthatthecommlssionhad relation to the proposed ordi- eliminated one other remaining nance on the CATV franchise. applicant, H. II. Hanlon of Kenil- In the letter Shively stated M M rt. WWW worth, 111., from consideration "our company would be happy to for such a franchise. work with the city of Atchison In granting the continuance, to provide community TV ser- Mayor Randall and Commis- vice in any way." Thelen said sionars Joe CarriganandHazen Shively did not state Hanlon's Shaeffer requested that The connection with Telesis nor why Globe and KARE present "a Shively had responded to the confidential statement illustra- city's letter instead of Hanlon, ting your financial resources who had made the original fran- for carrying out the program and chise proposal, an identification of principal In its review of the CATV parties involved." franchise proceedings to date, The commission also speci- the commission mated "at the tied that on the Monday (Nov. 14) present time we are leaningto- following Wednesday's contin- ward the issuance of the fran- ued discussion on the franchise chise on a lump-sum-bid-basis and the method of how it will be with the aforementioned ordl- awarded, the applicants submit nances serving as the common to the city commission "a pro- specifications for the installa- for the installation of a tton of the CATV system." system in Atchison, giv- (The went to the polls election. The polls in the city of Atch- ison will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and in the county from 8 (Continued on page 6) _v X >T r V rise five stories, with the northern sectiontapering uphill to three levels. The building was designed by Shaiighnessy, Bower and Grimaldi.Inc., architects of KansasCity. Construction is by Constant Construction Co. of Lawrence, A million-dollar library is also under construction on the college campus by F.P. Gehring, Inc., Atchison. MO-KAN AREA Kansas Election Top Billing Goes To Race For Governor Increasing cloudiness and warmer with showers likely to- night. Kansas Warmertoday.witli showers east and south and colder extreme northwest. Partly cloudy tomorrow, colder west and north. High today 60-65. Missouri--Cloudy andwarm- er with scattered showers to- night, colder and shifting winds tomorrow. High today near GO. By ELON TORRENCE Associated Press Writer TOPEKA, Kas. (AI') A sur- prisingly strong Democratic bid for the governorship in tra- ditionally Republican Kansas will draw top billing when an es- timated voters go to the polls Tuesday. Kansans also will Senator, five congressmen, a full slate of state officers, 125 members of the state House of Representatives and mostcoun- Newspaper and radio polls In. icte Demacrat Robert Dock- bid forTsIc" Rainfall: A trace. Thermometer readings: 2 p.m............48 3p.m............48 4 p.m............48 5 P.m............46 6 p.m............ 44 7 p.m............42 8 P.m............40 9 p.m............40 Low yesterday morning 34. o Temperatures a year ago today: munist NnrTh vi biggest item, and the one that Low 44, high 68. Precipitation: munist North Viet Nam. may determine in large meas. None. HIS hopeful ure whether Johnson proposes------------ its possible bearing on the unan- an income taxlncrease. nrvrn CT swered question of a wartime The evidence McNamara and tax delivered at Johnson gave Saturday was Johnson's LBJ Ranch. weighted toward a budget pic- And it came In the waning ture that might make a tax In. days of state and congressional crease unnecessary, election of But that question Was not an- them shaped by issues of war swered at a news conference on and the economy. McNamara tempered his opt! ing specific reference to the were theproposedfranchiseor- timing of your proposed instal- dinance and an ordinance pro- lation and the types of service that you propose to provide to (Continued on page 2) ndterm It an Avery loss materializes ordinances referred to It would be a bitter pill for the Tighten Vise Yanks Build Trap Around Viet Cong allies. By BOB GASSAVVAY SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) U.S. infantrymen troops of the "tJJS. possibly continued a hunt far (Continued on page 2) Crossroads Report Dear Editor: Word is that Mr. Johnson is trying to influence the election by calling the GOP the "party of My fear fan personally he regards Fear as a great moral influence, on ac- count of it induces people to drive more sensibly, and to keep their hands off their neigh- bor's wives and other property. Hold Open Houses Mark Education Week At Schools Parents of children in the Dignity." Atchison public schools will Throughout the remainder of have a special opportunity to the week, the following sub- meet the teachers and observe heads to the main theme will classroom work this week, be used: "Rational Monday; "To a Creative Spir- Tuesday; "To Self Reli- Wednesday; "To Econo- mic Thursday; Omaha 6.1 down 0.1. Nebraska City 8.3 no change. Rulo 8.8 no change. St. Joe 10.2 down 0.2. Atchison 12.56 down 0.23. Leavenworth 8.5 down O.I. fire. "We are hurting the Viet said one U.S. operations chief. "We have them boxed In, and they are trying to break out." It was (he third day of pitched fighting near the city of Tay Ninh, 45 miles northwestofSal- JLOREiNCt, Italy (AP) gon and near the Cambodian floods border. eased The known enemy death toll was listed as 9T, but officers GOP which boasts Kansas as the most Republican state In the nation. A Democrat has never defeat- ed an Incumbent Republican seeking a second term as Kan- sas governor. In 106 years of statehood, Democrats have occupied the of- fice of Kansas governor only 14 years. Four of theseyears were marked up by the late George Docking, father of the present Democratic candidate. Avery, a former five term congressman, is not conceedlng Docking any advantage. He says the newspaper and radio polls are at odds with the re- ports he has received. August primary. All elective state offices are now held by Republicans and generally the Incumbents are strong favorites. Democrats hope to boost their strength In the House of Repre- sentatives where Republicans now hold an 81 -44 edge. The new House Is being elected under a complete reapportlonment based on population, but Repub- licans are expected to maintain control. The Senate, Republican by a 27-13 margin, holds over. Three proposed constitution- al amendments will be approved or rejected. One provides for annual general sessions of the legislature; another would make possible greater confor- mity between state and federal income tax returns, and the third would completely revamp constitutional provisions gov- erning the administration of (Continued on page 2) Commissioner Lykins Seeks Second Term Robert D. (Bob) Lykins, 44, long time Atchison business man, is a candidate for re-elec- .ittL, i tion as county commissioner In his first term as governor from the First District. Avery recommended Income He is presently servint? nnH caloc tnv Flooding Easing In Italy; Death Toll Tops 100 Italy's most ruinous since the Middle Ages Saturday after levying a high toll oul OIIlcers m life and property and darnag. said the continuing swirl of the ing some great art treasures, battle prevented an accurate battle for and' beat back half a doSed SSiTn "Creases hit Counterattacks with murderous straiehl dLv B moderate and low Income fami- I lies unfairly In comparison to U.S. Naval guns and Jet high income groups. (Continued on page 2) Betted !n part to pay the bill for measures voted in before he became governor, without provision for financing. Additional taxes also were needed, Avery says, to finance additional slate aid to education and programs needed for the progress of the state. The governor maintains that Ban Block Of Votes In Board Race Baltic inKVKineu ,m accurate rising again compilalion. They expressed Fiiii munyiuau to vote lor the belief Ihe enemy loll would rise. First District county commis- dlstrlct unification rather than .'_ rn_____i_. i ttlXQS. Unl Fif-Xli fin UTQC in under "To Informed Says implying that people are inferior because they fear the 10-eent dollar and fancy-free criminals and spend-mad Con- gresses Is the same pitch that is used by sub-adults getting up a game of chicken. D.E. Scott Crossroads, U.S.A. American Education Week, be- neighbor says ing observed nationwide Nov. 6-12. In his invitation, Dr. Wayne Frazer, superintendent of schools said: "We encourage Friday and "To Lifetime Op- parents and patrons to visitour Saturday, schools at any time during the The theme of the year will be school year. However, we es- observed at open houses in the peciaJly urge them to attend high school and elementary open house during National Ed- schools. Martin East, Martin ucation Week. A concerted West, and Central schools will effort is made by faculty and hold their annual visitations students alike for this visita- Tuesday beginning at p.m. lowering clouds in _ Viet Cong casualties in their ---------were unsuccessful counterattacks learecl dead in the Italian phase were listed as heavy. UP Across U.S. casualties were termed burope from theMcdilerranean light to Scandinavia. More than 40 One of the U.S. units involved dead have been counted. _ the 19Gth Brl. Thousands were injured and gade from Kt. tens or thousands made home- was getting its first real action in the war. It came to Viet Nam -ine threat of further trouble with 50 per cent draftees In Au- cenlered In the Alpine region of gust. Trento, where floods and land "Wi IIJO.UIIAUO LllaL About 100 registered voters In some sections of the state, in Atchison's East Third Ward voters are upset over legisla- ineligible to vote for "ve and school Tuesday's general sioner in election. That was thp t f i yesterday Attorney William by E. tlon-" Teachers will be in their rooms' Each day, a facet within the to meet with parents and pa- educational field will be fea- trons, after which short PTA tured. Today, in keeping with meetings will be held, followed religion, the theme is "Human _________ (Continued on page 2) of at least six persons. Trento, a had perhaps Viet Cone cllyof was isolated. The ensnared In an area the Viet clouds Cong have long dominated, could unleash new waves of dls- They said there might be as many as V1et Cong a All through the central and the general area, most northern sections, struck Elsewhere around the city of taxes. Unification was voteci in before Avery became governor HOBI-'RT (Rom l YKTIW and reapportiomnem was UiOU) LYKINS forced by the courts. chairman of that board. Republican Sen. James D. Hob and his wife, the former Pearson Is favored over his Mary McNerny, own their home y ,Cerk challenger, J. al 909 Santa Fe street. They (Doc) Lukens, election Floyd Breecllng.aformer three- are the parents of seven chil commissioner, following a congressman. Parents ot seven chil- short lived legal hassle in- Four Incumbent Republican volving the block of East Third con8ressmen are favored in Ward voters who are in an area thelr They annexed by the city in the spring of 1964 Mlze, 2nd; Lukens had reported earUer Md that the 100 registrants would be A seemingly close battle Is able to cast ballots for Robert being waged in the 3rd District pledge D. LyWns, Democrat and in- between Republican Larry Winn "One proof of that u cumbent commissioner, or Ben and Democrat Marvin Rainey P P Cdge ls Republican candidate lor tne House seat being vacat- dren. Bob issued this statement: "Four years ago, Ipledgedto le people to do all In my power to run the county's business as wisely and economically as pos- sible. I sincerely feel that my record will prove that Ikeptmy i-riaay by the full fury of rain- Tay Ninh communist forces at. for toe post. The voters are In ed by R8p- Ellsworth, swojjen, tempest-boiled rivers (Contfnued on page 0) tacked two Soulh Vietnamese the first precinct of the Third Victim heavy casu. Qn page G) R'Kas' unsuccessful. the fact that county taxes are reduced by one mill and a half this year. "Atchison county has over (Continued on paee 6) Ntbraska 24 Colorado 26 Oklahoma 37 Huskies 16 Irish 40 Illinois 28 Purdue 23 Minnesota 28 Spartans 56 Kansas 13 Missouri 0 K-State 6 UOA 3 PHI 0 Michigan 21 Wisconsin 0 N'westem 13 Iowa 7   

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