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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - September 27, 1965, Winona, Minnesota Twins Bubble Bath Means Hurrah for Minnesotans Rain or Drizzle Beginning Late Tonight, Tuesday WINONA DAILY NEWS TOMORROW SUN RISES SETS FULL MOON OCT. 10 IIOth Yor of Publication WINONA, MINNESOTA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1965 TEN CENTS PER COPY For Best Results Use Daily News Classified Ads EIGHTEEN PAGES Humphrey Congratulates Mele POURING IT ON Manager Sam Mele gets a champagne dunking from Harmon Killebrew dur- ing the Minnesota Twins' pennant-clinching celebra- Football Crowd Cheers Twins lion yesterday. The Twins captured the American League championship by defeating the Washington Senators 2-1. (AP Photofax) Minneapolis Jakes Pennant in Stride MINNEAPOLIS The American League pennant today fluttered over the home, of the Twins symboli- cally, anyway but the aver- age fan who wanted to do a vic- tory snake dance down the found himself a little frustrated. It seemed possible, in fact, that the real uncorking of home- town pride will await return of the baseball heroes themselves, probably Friday. The Twins not only nailed down the pennant on the road, but did it on the one day of the week Sunday when you can shoot a cannon down the main streets of both Minne- apolis and St. Paul with little danger of winging anybody. Minnesota is dry on Sundays and the normal rallying points for spontaneous demonstrations are locked tight. And today well, today was Monday morning when every- )ody has to get back to work, Jennant or no. Maybe tonight. Meanwhile, the weather man who promised to issue his first World Series forecast Tuesday- eight days before the opening drawing some wor- ried looks. It was cold, cloudy and rainy in Twindom today as it has been almost every day for a month. And record low tempera- tures were set over the week- won't be unfurled until opening day next season at Metropolitan Stadium, amid appropriate ceremony. The delay comes because the American League champs don't know whether to inscribe "League Champions" or "World Champions." Title pennants frequently are made up in team colors anc around Yankee Stadium, where they've been flying them since 1921, they measure 15 feet high by 37 feet wide. The big crowd Sunday was It's Great Y.P. Tells Twins Leader Big Bombers Strike Area Near Saigon SAIGON, South Viet Nam B52 bombers made their 33rd strike of the Viet Nam war today, blasting a Viet Cong area 55 miles northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian bor- der. A U.S. spokesman said the eight-engine jet bombers (rom Guam struck 15 miles northeast of the provincial capital of Tay Ninh, in an area where U.S. in- telligence reports have said a Viet Cong headquarters is lo- cated. Results of the strike were not announced. Communist broadcasts an- nounced that the Viet Cong ex- ecuted two American soldiers I Sunday in reprisal for the exe- cution of three Communist sym- jathizers last week by a South Vietnamese firing squad. A U.S. spokesman accused the Viet Cong of "wanton murder against American military pris- oners." Radio Hanoi identified the Americans as Capt. Humbert R. Versace of Baltimore, Md., and Sgt. l.C. Kenneth M. Rora- back, whose wife lives in Fay- elleville, N.C. Versace was cap- tured in October 1963 and Rora- back a month later. Sooth Vietnamese troops claimed 48 Viet Cong were killed in an unsuccessful at- tempt to overrun an outpost southwest of Quang Ngai Sun- day. The South Vietnamese said two Viet Cong companies inflict- ed moderately heavy casualties on the defenders until air at- tacks drove them off. A U.S. military spokesman announced that the planes Early Frost Hits Some Late Crops Frost, rain and unseasonably ow temperatures gripped the nation today and growers were lold by officials in some states that much of their crop might be wiped out. A killing frost struck northern Wisconsin, a state already hit hard by rains which have left crops trapped in fields loo lor mecnamcaa Harvesting. An official said a third of Wisconsin's sweet corn crop might be lost. Serious losses also are expected in carrots and cabbage. The rains have increased the possibility of a potato blight. Many thousands of dollars damage, especially to corn and soybeans, was reported after Clara Bow, 60, Girl of '30's end for so early in the season, at the Vikings Lions football The average Twin fan both tho lucky few with tickets and the envious many without has been assuming the law of aver- ages will eventually produce some Indian summer weather. The pennant Itself probably Mother Who Left Child Examined MIAMI, Fla. (AP) A De- troit mother undergoes psychi- atric examination today after telling a judge she left her men- tally retarded teen-age son at a Miami airport with three cents in his pocket and no identifica- tion. Mrs. Victor Thome flew to Miami late Sunday night after a nationwide search was started Wednesday, Ihe day the mute boy was found at the airport. Mrs. Thorne, wife of a busi- nessman, was ordered admitted to Jackson Memorial Hospital }r examination after a one- our hearing before Dr. Ben heppard, chief juvenile court udge for Bade County. Another hearing was set for Mrs. Victor Son in Miami oday. Mrs. Thorne told the judge he left her son, Richard, 13, at 10 airport in the hope that omcone would find him and be nlerestod in him. She said she ould not find suitable help for the boy in the Detroit area. Her son is being cared for at a private home under the jurisdic- ion of Dade County. Richard has been unable to speak since he suffered brain damage (rom encephalitis and ineumonia when he was 18 months old. Hi> iislcr, Paula Willis cf Troy, Mich., quoted Mrs. Thorne as saying she had left tier son with a man in Miami, but she did not identify him. Mrs. Willis said that her mother had planned to place Richard in a Southern school, where he could enjoy warm weather. "I trust my parents to do the right Mrs. Willis said. "There's no reason for them to game and a roar went up as hundreds of transistor radios in the stands broadcast the news of Minnesota's 2-1 victory over Washington that clinched the pennant. The cheer redoubled a mo- ment later when the public ad- dress system made the an- nouncement. Liquor is banned in Minnesota on Sunday, but 3.2 beer places did a brisk business in St. Paul. It was free in many taverns. And Charlie Turiito, an avid Twins fan, was drenched by gal- lons of the stuff by celebrating friends in one spot. Other Minnesotans moved on to Wisconsin, where drinking is legal on Sunday. The J. R. Ranch near Hudson. Wis., reported a jammed dining room of Twins fans walchinj their team on television. There was a lot of backslapping, toast ing and yelling at game's end By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The phone Jangled persistent- ly in the Minnesota Twins dress- ing room under D.C. Stadium. "Get that, I'm yelled a champagne-soaked Sam Mele. "It's the vice said an aide. So Mele went to the phone and accepted congratulations from Vice President Hubert Hum- phrey after the Twins had clinched their first American League pennant by edging Washington 2-1 Sunday for their 99th of the season. "By gosh, it's great, said Humphrey, a former sena- r from Minnesota. "You've one a great job. Give my best wishes to all the players. I ouldn't be happier." Neither could the Twins. Iron- :ally the Twins wrapped up the ennant in Washington, the city icy left after the 1960 season Then Now Clara Bow HOLLYWOOD (AP) Clara under the name of Clara Be >arkplug shortstop making a .rong bid for Most Valuable layer honors, was the key as ie Twins put it out of reach of ieir last challengers, the Balti- more Orioles. said and manager Art Bertelsen "we sold a few bottles o do anything foolish." She said her mother had been under emotional strain since deciding to send Richard to school hi the South. champagne on the strength o the victory." Staging a quiet celebration al his own was Ralph J. Belcore a Mclrose Park, 111., residen who says he's attended 61 con scculive World Series games. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WINONA AND VICINITY Cloudy wilh only slighl lempera ture moderation through Tues day. Rain or drizzle possible bi ginning again late tonight Tuesday. Low tonight 38-45, hig Tuesday in 40s. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 72; minimum, 35; noon, 47; precipitation, none. ir the Midwest. And Zoilo Versalles, the Versalles tripled in the sixth which bombed the Ben Hai bridge in the demilitarized zone between North and South Viet Nam were American. Top Russian Leaders Meet MOSCOW (AP) Big black cars drove up in front of the Soviet Communist party Central Committee's adminis- trative building today, bringing party leaders to launch a new effort to solve the country's eco- nomic problems. The Central Committee ap- parently began meeting on schedule. Tie party newspaper Pravda made no mention of the meet- ing but filled half of its front page with an outline of what the Central Committee had to do and what it had done in the past year to set the country on a better course. The editorial did not mention former Premier Nikita Khrush- chev, blamed for much of the difficulty the country now faces Bow, legendary "It" girl of si- lent movie fame, died early to- day in her secluded home in suburban Culver City. She was 60. dan. Relatives in Nevada said Miss Bow died of an apparent heart attack, but added they were not certain of the cause of death. Miss Bow's body was taken to Forest Lawn Memorial Park Miss Bow, flaming-haired itar of early-day movies, had iivec n virtual seclusion in the Lo. Angeles area since her separa ion from her late husband, cow boy actor Rex Bell, more thai a decade ago. In her later years, she was described by her son as an in curable insomniac, who palnte Treat 'em Equal A local executive doesn't like women in business: "If you treat them like men, they'll complain. And if you treat them like women, your wife's sure to find out" You can figure the honeymoon's over (writes L. S. McCandless) when all the baby talk is being done by the baby It's true: Give a woman enough rope and she'll hang up an- other clothes line in Ihe bathroom Middle age is that period when your weight lifting consists of standing up. nning and promptly scored on R assed ball by catcher Don Zim- mer. Then, in the eighth, with ire score tied 1-1, Frank Quilici loubled, took third on a wild litch by Pete Richert and cored when Versalles drove a ong fly to center field. Some 15 minntcs later Mele was being sprayed with cham- >agne while talking about the World Series. "I don't care who we face, we're ready for he said. 'We've got pitching for them. We've got the ball club for :hem." Then he ticked off his first three pitchers for the Series Jim Grant, who became a 20- game winner Saturday, Camilo Pascual and Jim Kaat, who had the honor of pitching the pen- nant-clincher. Kaat, bringing his record to 17-11, surrendered a run in the third inning on singles by Ken McMullen and Frank Howard and his own error, then shut the door the rest of the way. He seemed to get stronger as the game progressed, finishing wilh a flourish by striking out the last two men ho faced, Dick Nen and Zimmer. Al Baltimore, the Twins' score was posted on the score- board, letting the Orioles know in industry and agriculture. (For more laughs see Earl Wilson on Page 14) :he first killing frost Sunday in much of Minnesota. A county agent estimated that half tha corn and soybeans were lost in Kandiyohi County. Heavy damage to also was reported. Coral Gables, Fla., was hit with 3.46 inches of rain and Mi- ami Airport had 2.21 Inches. Miami Beach had 2.18 inches, South Miami 2.55 inches and Tamiami Trail at 40-Mile Bend, 1.56 inches. The September rainfall in Florida is 11.37 inches, 3 inches above normal. Rain pounded southern Texai from San Antonio to the south- m tip. It was the first general recipitation since May. Some homes were flooded emporarily and a highway was losed, but the situation was in iand. Most rains measured 2 or inches, but Poteet, a village 30 miles south of San Antonio, had an unofficial fall of 5 inches. The Northeast continued In he grip of a drought and giant waves pounded the West Coast. Brief showers helped alleviate the drought in the Northeast last two days, but the rain was not enough. Boston has had 18.31 inches of rain this year. The normal amount U 31.68 inches. Chilly air moved into the New England states and frost was reported in Maine, New Hamp- shire and Vermont. read but Giant waves threatened more than million in beach-front homes in Capistrano Beach, Calif., as four sea walls col- lapsed. Emergency crews sand- bagged the gaps in the sea wails low tide and no further II health. To a generation of moviegoers !n the 1930s, Miss Bow was the incandescent symbol of the flap- per, of emanicipated woman, of typified in Ihe popular novels of Elinor Glyn, who first described "11." Miss Bow's career was less active after her marriage to Bell. Their first son, Rex Jr., was born Dec. 17, 1934. Bell and Miss Bow battled over his name, Miss Bow holding out for Bow Beldan. Beldan was Bell's real name. Bell insisted on Tex Bow Beldan. He won. Their second son, George, was born June 15, 1938. Miss Bow and Bell separated in the early 1950s but never di- vorced. He later began a suc- cessiul career in politics, and at the time of his death in July, 1962, was lieutenant governor ot Nevada. 'WANTON MURDER' Viet Reds Execute Two Captured GIs Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 54; minimum, 38; noon, 43; precipitation, .14. they had been eliminated. But they rallied for two runs in the SAIGON, South Viet Nam United Stales today denounced the execution of two more American soldiers by the Viet Cong as "acts of wanton murder." Communist broadcasts said an American captain and a ser- geant were executed in reprisal for the execution of three Com- munist sympathizers last week by a South Vietnamese firing squad. "The Viet Cong have carried out more acts of wanton mur- der against American military an official U.S. spokesman said. "These acts show niter disre- gard for humanitarian princi pies and the provisions of the 1929 Geneva Prisoners of War Convention of which the Vie Cong's masters, the Hanoi re- R. Versace of Baltimore, md Sgl. l.C. Kenneth M. Rora- lack, whose wife lives in Fay- itleville, N.C. "The Viet Cong's brutal con- lucl can in no way be justified as a reprisal for Ihe Vietnam- ese government's recent exccu- ion of three civilian, nonuni- 'ormcd Viet Cong ;he American spokesman said. "These agitators were execut- ed following a trial conducted in accordance with established Vietnamese law and judicial procedure, in which they were bottom of the ninth inning and gime, are adherents." edged California 2-1 for the sev- enth straight victory. Radio Hanoi identified thi Americans as Capt. Humber convicted violence. of fomenting public Versace, whose father retired overran another Special Forces camp west of Saigon near Ihe Cambodian border. One of two other Americans captured with him, Sgt. Isaac Camacho of El Paso, Tex., es- caped last July. Roraback is the son of Esther M. Robbins, Baldwin, N.Y., and George D. Roraback, West Hol- lywood, Fla. Radio Hanoi said the two Americans were executed Sun- day morninf, in a "liberated area of South Viet Nam" meaning in Viet Cong territory because they "had commit- 'ted many crimes against the Suspect Being Questioned in Mankato Slaying MANKATO, Minn. (AP) A suspect was being questioned to- day in the hunt for a slayer who fired a shotgun blast into the chest of a young service station attendant at close range. The Blue Earth County sher- iff's office withheld the identity or details on apprehension of the suspect, but indicated rob- bery was the motive. Authorities said they had de- termined that between and had been taken in the rob- bery. Raymond Dahms, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dahms of nearby Rapidan, was found dead about 3 a.m. Sunday on the floor of the all-night Roth- fork Truck Stop at U.S. 169 and Minn, 60, five miles west of Mankato. Sheriff Kmll Meurer called It "cold blooded murder." He asked the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Aprehension for as- sistance. The sheriff said there were no suspects and he had not deter- mined a motive. He said money was in the from the Army two years ago as S o u t h Vietnamese people." a colonel, was captured in quoting a Viet Cong her 1963, when the Viet Cong spokesman, it accused the Unit- overran a Special Forces camp at Tan Phu, no miles south of Saigon in the Mekong Delta. Roraback was captured November 1963 when the Viet ed States ot "having ordered their henchmen to kill" the three Communist sympathizers executed in Da Nang last Wednesday. cash register, but it was not determined whether more cash had been there. Shaslri Bans Force NEW DELHI, India (AP) Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri said today India will not permit a U.N. force on Indian soil to keep peace with Paki- stan over Kashmir. Speaking to Parliamentary aides, Shaslri said his govern- ment would permit "only ob- servers on the old patlern." This was a reference to U.N. observers who have been pa- trolling the Kashmir cease-fire line since 1949.
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