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   Daily Republic, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1966, Mitchell, South Dakota                                WEATHER FORECAST Cdlddt Volume LXXXII1 THE DAILY REPUBLIC An Independent Newspaper October 1966 Final Edition Single Sell It Fast With DOUBLE SERVICE WANT ADS Number 295 UP IN Johnson swings an arm high while behind him another arm is raised as the Chief Executive campaigned in The arm at left belongs to Prank Democratic candidate for Under Johnsons upswept arm is Robert this photo made by Wally McNamee of the Washington AP Wirephoto Drafts Awaited on SS Pay Hike Proposals By EDMOND LEBRETON WASHINGTON drive to enact Social Security bene fit increases now rather than next year slowed today but proponents said they still look for action before Congress ad The House Ways and Means Committee turned to other leg islation while waiting for drafts of two alternative proposals to step up Social Security pay ments Jan The committee was on call to meet when the drafting was but this could be de layed until Monday or Tues Congress is trying to ad journ by the end of next Meanwhile Senate Democratic Mike Mansfield of said that even if the House passes a measure quick the Senate would require some I dont intend to delay ad Mansfield adding that the Social Security legislation might better be brought up next James Bur sponsor of a quick increase plan similar to that which posed President for later Johnson pro Weather Forecast SOUTH DAKOTA Clear i n g and colder tonight with temper ature near or below in cluding hard freeze west part ly cloudy and a little warmer Saturday low tonight col der west high Saturday 46 told newsmen I have every confidence that Congress will pass a bill this John Byrnes of Wis senior Republican mem ber of the Ways and Means author of another said Congress can easily act if we stick to some hing not and that doesnt involve a basic In a surprise move EXTENDED FORECAST Extended forecast for South 1519 Tempera tures will average near season al normal northeastern and 2 to 5 degrees below seasonal normals in west and Warmer cooler early next and warmer again by Normal highs 60 to Normal lows 33 to One tenth to one fourth inch rain over the MITCHELL WEATHER Average precipitation for por tion of year to date Total precipitation for portion of year to date High Thursday 60 Overnight low 41 7 temperature 42 Precipitation Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow TEMPERATURES H L Rapid City Philip Pierre Watertown Aberdeen Huron Sioux Falls Pickstown Valentine Lemmor Mobridge Sioux City 48 58 53 52 56 54 64 67 60 33 36 16 38 39 39 54 42 37 53 3841 73 the House Ways and Means Committee ordered legislation drafted for study And both Republicans and Demo crats on the committee talked of starting additional benefits to pensioners Johnsons proposal for higher charged Friday that the govern Will H Hoping Soviet To End War BeJiti wniLfwrf WASHINGTON AP the Soviet Union among nations 4minule session in the White I Viet bill now t iPd in dent llohnson is tne Peace House East Room with criticism The Soviet Union repeatedlv conference over a to al ban on tnat lhe Sovict Union A11 the while Iohnson etnphaof has turned down appeals that it that sell non an active in end that the United Sldles witl are govern join Britain in reconvening the strateeic commodities to Cuba iing the War in viet Nam not withdraw from the conflct ments in the world that now Geneva but the havp thin i At a news conference or even pause militarily pear opposed to ending the war hope persists in some diplo Mouse nepuDiicans nave he gpoke optimlsticany enemy does the and achieving the Johnmatic quarters that Moscow yet far refused to accept a compro mise giving the President dis cretion to make sales to coun tries which do business with Cuba when the President finds it in our national Me Govern Insistence on the the South Dakota Democrat told a national corn picking contest could topple the friendly government of In dira Gandhi in India and lose it to the Her government has only a narrow margin of votes in par and she has already been charged by leftists with being a lackey of the United McGovern If Gandhi cuts off Indias sales of jute to Cuba for sugar sacks her government might he The Senator added if she doesnt and her people she would cer tainly Those who would block Food about improved relations the generally sig And he did not forget the po appeared to include ilitical wars at salting the I Communist China and North son He did not name the but evidently he referred to Record Number of Bombers Strike Against Viet Nam for Peace aid other countries to India under the and benefits and tures was other added suggested fea for congressional consideration next year to become effective on One version of the draft legis prepared at Byrnes re would provide a prompt 8 per cent increase in Social Se curity Byrnes said this could be financed without in creasing Congress could consider Johnsons broad er proposals and any taxes they involved at leisure next All sides recognized the politi cal pressures eleventhhour surrounding the consideration of Social Security legislation by a Congress eager to adjourn and get on with campaigning for the 8 Cities Bill Up For House Action Demonstration WASHINGTON AP The House heads today for a vote expected to be close on Presi dent Johnsons program for massive physical and social re habilitation of slums in selected But before reaching a final the House must dispose of a variety of amendments in cluding one which would knock out the proposed million authorization for operating funds in the next two years and leave only million for plan Debate on the demonstration cities bill has been marked by charges and denials that the proposed program contains projects to hasten racial bal Continuing its push for the Senate ad met PRECIPITATION 25 Yr Month 66 65 Avg Avg Rec Yr Jan 97 Feb 62 Mar 06 Apr 42 May 4 June 41 July 15 Aug 140 01 Sept 242 01 Oct 27 Nov 47 Dec 242 02 three hours early and quickly passed a bill to authorize 42 floodcontrol and beacherosion projects at a cost Of Then in another preliminary to the demonstration cities de bate the Senate Completed con gressional action on a bill to au horize million for an ex panded threeyear program to combat air The meas ure provides for funls to help maintain cleanair in addition to the present authori ty for grants estab lish or improve Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield also wanted ption to day on the appropri ation for the Justice and Commerce He said the leaders are do ing everything possible to get out next 22 but if possible before Mansfield also hoped for ac tipn today on the Housepassed bill suspending two major in cenlives to business spending a key portion of the Presidents antiinflation The incentives which Johnson wants suspended for 16 months are a seven per cent tax credit on business spending for plant and equipment and favorable Continued oo fage 2 tense of resisting communism are actually aiding the Commu the former Food for Peace director under President Kennedy adding They blindly proclaim their opposition to doing business with anyone who deals with our because they see an opportunity to raise the soft on communism charge against po They would rather have an opportunity to demagogue on he political hustings until 1 than to save India and keep Yugoslavia and other satellite ountries from moving back he bind the Iron McGovern said he had not hesitated to differ with his own administration to speed farm re covery and did not hesitate to praise the Kennedy and John son Administrations for streng thening the agricultural econo my which no twisting of statis tics can Look at your own bank ac or your income tax re turns for the past dozen years and decide for yourselves whe ther we would be better off if Benson had stayed around an other eight he Ezra Taft Benson was Secre tary of Agriculture under Re publican President McGovern said Iowa Demo crats in Congress had been ag gressive in their support of pro grams and proposals which have bettered the agricultural situa By ROBERT TUCKMAN South Viet Nam AP The Military Com mand today reported a record number of bombing missions against North Viet Nam and threatened to resume bombing of the eastern end of the demili tarized zone unless the Commu nists stop infiltrating planes flew 173 bombing missions over the Communist north two more than the previous record on No planes were reprted lost Thursday but an Air Force F105 Thunderchief was shot down today 70 miles northwest of the 399th loss reported for the air war against the A helicopter rescued the A spokesman charged the Communists with military activity in the 30 square miles at the eastern end of the buffer zone between North and South Viet Nam and said if it contin ues the and South Vietnam ese governments will be ob liged to The spokesman did not spell out what the response would but air attack has been the only action against the Bombing of the eastern end was uspended two weeks ago to al ow field teams of the Interna Fire Destroys Rural Church At Lake Andes By Republic News Service LAKE ANDES The East Lake Andes Lutheran Church was struck by lightning about midnight Thursday and The which was a was located 10 miles east and three According to north the of pastor the Richard the church was burned beyond re The congregation was or ganized in the church was built in 1913 and has a present membership of approximately There had been a church sup per in the church earlier in the Fire departments from Lake Armour and Pickstown responded to the call HOUSE I for MISSOURI RESERVOIR DISCHARGES Oahe Reservoir elevation feet above sea The lake has risen of a foot dur ing the past 24 Average discharge rate cubic feet per Tailwater elevation Midnight pool temperature 59 degrees 7 ain tailwater temperature 60 de Big Bend pool elevation 42 Tailwater elevation Average discharge Tailwater 57 temperature Nuclear Weapons Issue Up for UN Committee Fedorenko and to all nations not to do Bv TOM that might hampei XTAWTnMC N State Department to prevent the UNITED earlier this week of nuclear AP Disarmament got of the in the United Na billing in the General preventing semblys main political on a nonproliferation 12nation Arab bloc ac tee today with a glimmer had been He Israel of calling for a 8e hope that the USSoviet specify what they Council meeting in order lock over a treaty to ban CORE of the set the stage for massive spread of nuclear weapons has been the against finally be role Qf West Germany council meets today tc Bolstered by expressions nuclear defense of the Israels charge toat Sy optimism from both Moscow is trying to stir up a new Johnson and Soviet that the treaty draft between Israel and bet Minister Andrei Stales presented the 119nation talks contained sources said theii decided to lead off its that would permit was starting a cam with debate the to obtain to get Romanian Foreigt uonproliferatipa Corneliu Manesci Agreement on the agenda committee debate president of the nex reached Thursday at a on a drafted If elected of Ambassador Arthur Snvipt Chief Soviet Union with the United States as a will be the first Communis tn hold the Carpenter Is Arrested for Fatal Stomping NEW YORK AP Police lave arrested a 22yearold car penter and charged him with iomicide in the fatal stomping Wednesday night of union offi ial James According to the young William had one to see the 62yearold Fox t his home hat night t union roblems and business mat Fox was business agent for Local 608 of the United Brother lood of Carpenters and Joiners i Colleran is a mem ler of another local of the tin Late Wednesday night a neighbor looked out and saw a man standing over the prostrate kicking him in the The father of two died hours ater in Flushing Hospital from skull fracture and heac Police said the victims widow otted down the license number of a car she had seen cruising requently in the quiet residen tial neighborhood in recen The plates were traced to Dolleran and he was arrested a ijs By FRANCES LEWINR WASHINGTON AP Presi ent Johnson says his senti mental journey to New Zea and and Australia next week yokes sad and fright ning memories of his World Var II days He went to that South Pacific rea in what he alls my oung man He was as lieutenant commander in the tfavy on a survey mission as ersonal representative for resident Franklin Roose He returns at age 57 as ommanderinchief of Ameri an armed as Ive always wanted to go Johnson recalling he Australians as courageous wartime says they have the pioneer spirit like And as an American he they made you feel made you feel made you fee cared Johnson added at a news conference For the trip tq Austra and New Zealand is somewhat a sentimental One Gift Will Serve All Join Mitchells United Func jtional Control Commission to nvestigale charges that the nee neutral zone was being1 areas BS2 bombers attacked le zone toward the central part hitting North Vietnamese routes and bivouac IB miles northwest of will take steps to try to bring about a negotiated settlement the Last Johnson con ferred for two hours with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gro the President called the session fruitful and said he believes it will be pro The President said he had told Gromyko the United States the Continued on Johnson Recalls His Down Under Days of WWII ourney to places that are vivid n my memories from World War II Twentyfour years ago I was there as a very low anking set of eyes and ears for another Among his experiences in the outh Pacific in the spring of 1942 was a brush with death on Veteran Actor Clifton Webb Is Dead at 69 By BOB THOMAS BEVERLY AP Imperious dignity and an witty style were ac or Clifton Webbs trademarks n a career that spanned singing as a ntimate and countless died Thursday night of a heart attack at bis Webbs Helen Mat said she was with the actor when he She said he suffered for some time with a leart Webb was born in Indianapo and in recent years gave his birthdate as 19 record books indi cate the date may have been as early as which would have made him His real name was Webb Par melee He seldom talked of bis father and legend Continued on Page 2 DEATH a bombing For his part in he mission he earned a Silver personally bestowed by Douglas Johnson and two veteran offi cers with him decided to try to go on a mission from Australia that was to be the first major coordinated air strike against the Japanese at Lae Airdrome in New Over MacArthurs reported Johnson went as an observer aboard the B26 bomb er According to his Silver Star the bombers were in tercepted by eight enemy fight er And the Hecklini Hare developed mechanical trouble and had to turn representing a favorable tar get to the enemy he evidenced marked coolness in spite of the hazard His gallant action enabled that we welcomed his Page 2 people coming here in the ex ATTACK Cnan8e and we want ed to know them The President jumped into the nationally televised and broad cast conference less than an hour after his return from a po itical whirl into New York and Delaware and without le pointed His mood was even ebul But he spoke firmly and seriously about his intentions to eep the United States in the war in Viet Nam until the ag gressor Ruling out a unilateral pause n bombing of North Viet Johnson said this had een tried twice with these re sults Our boys sat there and watched the He didnt He kept up his He threw his hand He lobbed his mortars into our troop encampments and killed our our our Army Said Johnson If the aggres sor will we will pause Ifthey will with Continued on fage 2 JOHNSON him to obtain and return valuable with Nixon Lauds JFK at Dinner NEW YORK AP Presi dent John Kennedy would have welcomed the problems that face the world today as a happy says former Vice President Richard Nix Speaking Thursday night at the 22nd annual dinner of the Alfred Smith Memorial Nixon said of the man who defeated him for the presi dency John Kenn would have told us dont be dont stand on the get in the arena and see that America in the last third of this century produces a quality of leadership that is second place to no charity din memory of a New York Democratic governor defeated by Herbert Hoover in the 1928 prc dential The ner honors the SD Still Claims More Ringnecks Than Nebraska PIERRE OR South Dakota said today that despite its phea sant population being down it still has more pheasants than any other including rival The comment by the Depart ment ol Fish and Parks comes ahead of the Saturday noon opening of South Dakotas pheasant one of the most curtailed in the states 47 year history of ringneck hunt E v e n in our poor most states cant hold a candle to our pheasant said Fred cief of And we still have more pheas ants than Nebraska is reported to have three million an es timated fewer than South The South Dakota department anticipated the bird population at million but said further information pushed the number to at least Nebraska offers a 94 day season while South Da kola this year permits a 16day season in the main range and three and five day seasons in other areas Mel director of the Ne braska Game has said that the long season does not harm the ringneck popula tion and has vigorously plugged for non residents to hunt in the Thunder Road Miracle 700 Vehicle Convoy Makes t Victorious Nam Journey EDITORS NOTE The longest convoy since Ameri can troops cane to Viet W rolled for more than so miles out of the rubber plan tation country near the Cambodian border to Sai gon It took two in fantry one Aroeri one South to pull it off hut it was a major victory over tne Viet AP Carrespottdeat Hugh MulUgan rode tne lengtn of tne convoy on top of an armored personnel carrier named Headquar ters Mere is his By HUGH MULUGAN ALONG HIGHWAY South Viet Nam AP The little white marker along the road side Saigon US kilome Six it might just as well have To the North Both destinations were equally But in one of the minor miracles qi the a curious column of trucks nearly 700 of them was coughing and snorting along the shell cratered Rubber worth million was rolling into Saigon along a bit terly contested where only last week a motor scooter driver with a load of lettuce not have gotten to the next village without paying a tax to the Viet lis tening to a propaganda lecture and putting in at least half an hour of hard labor for the Com Villagers along Highway known as Thunder never seen such a The con voy stretched across the rolling green jungle as far as the eye could Four battalions of infantry from the Big Red the 1st Infantry were camped in the jungle along the looking for trou Thirty helicopters waited on the Quaii lioi rubber plantation airstrip to rush in another talion if the Viet Cong decided to contest the reopening of Highway tne lifeline for 000 people living in the three provinces north of Saigoo to the Cambodian A battalion of Array engineers took four days to repair the blownup remove the on Page 9 VIET NAM   

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