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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - August 10, 1966, Winona, Minnesota in WASHINGTON AP This Is I rail th t ti WASHINGTON AP President Hubert H Humphrey dismissed speculation today that Sen Robert F might replace him as President Johnson's 1968 ning mate Asked about the speculation as he lounged on a sofa in his office behind the Senate ber Humphrey said in an Inter- This Is what I call the ard every vice president has to run It is part of the basic raining one has to go through No man in public life is as much exposed to guerrilla war as a vice opportunity to be shot at from all sides If you survive it is a miracle But I plan on surviving What about reports of a change In his liberal philosophy since becoming vice I have not changed my basic philosophy I have changed jobs There are new I am no longer U.S ator from Minnesota What about reports that of the party's liberals are ing away from him and lowing the leadership of dy a New York There is lots of room under canopy for new recruits I welcome new recruits I am pleased to see that liberalism in 1966 is a little more popular than it was in 1956 or even In 1960 In emphasizing that his role as a senator was much different from that at vice president Humphrey said that as a tor he was at liberty to pick and choose on any Issue and makt known differences with ths administration I am now the vice he said a member of the team of the administration Whatever I do reflects on tha President The President makes the policies My contribution is in the councils of the tration I do not publicly debate with Cabinet officers or the dent but I do speak my mind in the councils of the tion Talk that he was switching from his liberal views said stemmed from a handful of people who disagree with his position on the war In Viet Nam Humphrey has Fair to Partly Cloudy Little Warmer Thursday WINONA DAILY NEWS strongly backed Johnson's Viet Nam policies That Is their But Hubert Humphrey always believes that this nation has a responsibility in world not only to Europe It Is a world power and has worldwide responsibilities and you do not prove yourself to be a liberal by ignoring the hard facts of aggression in Asia TOMORROW SUN RISES SETS NEW MOON AUG 16 of Publication WINONA MINNESOTA 55987 WEDNESDAY AUGUST JO 1966 Housing Law Goes The fight over a federal open housing law shifted to the ate today after House passage of the 1966 civil rights with the controversial provision in- tact The which would arm the federal government with broad new powers to protect Negroes rights was passed 259 to 157 Tuesday night but it was a fight to the finish for the housing vision Republican leader made i last ditch effort to kill the posed ban on racial tion by anyone in the housing business but failed by a vote of 222 to 190 Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen has called the provision totally ble to him There are grave doubts it can pass the Senate without his support Despite this the bill's House backers and civil rights groups expressed cautious optimism that it would win final approval and become law If It Is killed It will be by the said Rep uel Celler chairman oi the House Judiciary Committee and the bill's chief sponsor I don't see how in an election year the Republicans can ford to let that happen In any case the monkey is now on the Senate's back The would put the government into new areas in the civil rights gle Besides seeking to improve housing opportunities for groes it would classify as al crimes a new of of- fenses involving racial violence On one side the federal could move against anyone who used force or lence against a Negro or civil rights worker lawfully engaged in any activity sanctioned by federal law On the other hand it also would be a federal crime for anyone to go from one state into another for the purpose of Ing encouraging or taking part in a riot That amendment was put to a separate roll call vote Tuesday and won approval by a ing margin Rep William C Cramer its author assured the House it would not prevent anyone from taking part In a peaceful lion Another Korea In Store by EDITOR'S KOTE ident Johnson says mare fighting men will be required in Viet Nam and more be sent Where does the up stand And most important where is it In this article Press Writer Bob Horton reviews the can commitment in Viet Ham and looks to Us ture By BOB HORTON WASHINGTON AP Signs mount that the United States may have a war on its hands in Viet Nam around Christmas This would mean an can of about 000 men in Southeast Asia the peak level of U.S forces used directly and in support of rean operations in 1953 Present U.S strength in ity tied to the Viet Nam war is estimated at including troops in Viet Nam 000 seamen offshore and at least military personnel spread over bases supply complexes and other facilities In Guam Thailand the Philippines and Okinawa Reports persist and are not officially denied that by the end of this year American troops wilhin Viel Nam will total about some greater than at present From President Johnson on down various leaders have talked of bolstering American forces as a means of trying to pressure Communists to ate a settlement of the conflict More manpower will he re- President Johnson told a news conference July 20 We shall send Gen Westmoreland Ruch men as he shall require and request Gen William C land is U.S commander in Viet Nam Today Sen John C Slennis told The Associated Press the force necessary to do the job on the ground could eventually run as high as to TWO SECTIONS AGREE TO TRY VOLUNTARY ARBITRATION WASHINGTON W for striking and the five ed airlines agreed today to try to settle the dispute by arbitration and thus avoid legislation by Congress But the question will have to be submitted to the union members for a vote arbitration ts attempted Love For Sale Classification 42 Classified Section TWENTY-SIX PAGES 12 South Vietnamese ns Die SAIGON Viet Nam AP U.S Marines struck the Viet Cong today and as ing continued into the night re- ported killing 140 enemy troops The Viet Cong armed with rifles and mortar were dug in behind trees hedges and bunkers five miles west of Tarn Ky which is about 35 miles south of Da Nang the northern Marine base It was heaviest encounter FOR U.S ACE in Raid WE Jim Johnson who had just won the Democratic gubernatorial mary runoff election gets a joyful hug from his wife Virginia they entered their motor car to leave campaign headquarters at Little Rock Ark Johnson from Conway Ark won out over Frank Holt of Little Rock AP Token Support for Johnson Luck Finally Just Ran Out SAIGON Viet Nam AP The U.S Air Force con- him its No 1 pilot of the Viet Nam war Maj James H 40 flew more than 70 combat missions over North Viet Nam excelling at picking out camouflaged gets Four times enemy bullets riddled his Thunderchief jet but he always made it back The luck ran out Monday when he was shot down deep WASHINGTON AP Con- gress appears likely to give President Johnson only token support in providing the tools he says are needed to correct he blames for racial ing Johnson told a news ence Tuesday he will be ready with a good many such for the Congress which meets next January He called for action this year on teacher corps rent supplement and demonstration cities bills Opposition to the latter ures in Congress is so strong that administration leaders have been trying desperately to compromise to get even token approval of the programs In- The subject of race riots drew comment Tuesday night from Sen Robert F Kennedy D- who said the United Slates as a government has not made the kind of commitment sary to deal with problems of the ghetto Speaking on a television documentary in New York Kennedy said it seems almost as if we are waiting for even a greater catastrophe before we are willing to take the step Here is where the three ures mentioned by Johnson now stand on the legislative The House already has voted against providing any funds in the current fiscal year for the program of enlisting teachers to be paid by the federal for work in slum areas Efforts are under way in the Senate to rescue the lion appropriation But even if these are successful the House PUNCHED Chicago news reporter Jeff Kamen is punched by a white man during tions at Grenada Tuesday night Kamen was pushed to the ground and punched several times as he was covering a night march that was pelted by rocks and bottles thrown by angry whites AP may refuse to go along The President's request for million to supplement rent payments so that low income families can have adequate housing was cut by the House to million Johnson's biggest request to provide crash aid for cleaning up slum areas is for a lion five-year demonstration cities project This program is aimed at rebuilding and re- storing large or blighted areas of certain cities which have not yet been selected Rolvaag Keith Hard at Work ST PAUL AP There are Just over four weeks left In the campaign for Minnesota's mary election but the two jor combatants are racing around the stale as though tion day were next Tuesday Gov Karl F Rolvaag and LI Gov Keith are going at a breakneck pace and likely will keep it up right up to Sept 13 when Minnesota voters will choose between them for the DFL nomination for governor With also crossing the stale any citizen who doesn't tuck his right hand carefully into his pocket is ing to have a hard time keeping some politician from shaking it With no real issues separating them Keith and Rolvaag seem to have settled on about three party es and prosperity Keith is hammering away at the theme with which he began his campaign last February that Rolvaag has failed to vide the creative spark or needed by the state Rolvaag End his followers are basking in a glow of widespread support right now it appears and are trying to follow a tern of don't rock the boat Rolvaag 53 talks of hls ord and of the state's prosperity and of his snub by a clique wilhin the DFL parly But the words ara mild and carefully chosen to avoid any semblance of an attack on Keith There seems virtually no chance that Rolvaag will cept Keith's challenge to a de- bate or do anything else in the nature of a face to face down Keith staked out his whole campaign last week with a point program designed as a blueprint for requests he would make to the 1967 legislature Parts of the program were vague intended only as goals without and without many details of how they would work But there was nothing vague about the many references to leadership sprinkled out the program In almost ery section Keith said it is up to the governor to take the lead even if he must deal with a hostile legislature It was spelled out clearly that Keith feels Rolvaag has not done a good job as a leader WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WINONA AND VICINITY Fair to partly cloudy tonight and Thursday A little warmer Thursday Low tonight between 48 and 55 high Thursday about 80 LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m Maximum 77 minimum 52 noon 72 precipitation none with the enemy since the rine operation known as rado began five days ago Marine casualties were de- scribed as light The Air Force announced that the two platoons of Viet Cong took over a village in the kong Delta Tuesday night and provoked an attack by two U.S jets that killed 15 Vietnamese and wounded 182 A spokesman said the attack MAJ JAMES KASLER U.S Ace Is Shot Down Way To A Lyric Whatever isn't worth ing today notes the cynic becomes the lyric of a hit song Why is it asks Ar- nold Glasow that people with the will power to diet often lack the will power to keep quiet about It always pays to listen lo your boss whether or not you pay attention to what she says For more laughs see Earl Wilson on Page 4 in the Bed River Valley TO miles northwest of Hanoi er fliers saw him parachute from his disabled plane and talked to him by radio after he landed but rescue ters were unable to snatch him from enemy soil He was presumed captured although the official U.S an- listed him as ing Thunderchief was one of three shot down Monday His wingman went down a few minutes earlier A veteran of 22 years of flying Kasler was an old at the close of World War II and flew combat missions in Korea knocking down six Communist MIGs He was the second Korean ace shot down in North Viet Nam The oilier Lt Col Robinson Risner an ace went down In an a year ago and was captured by the North loss cast a pall over the war rooms where his fellow pilots had marveled at his feats They called him The er for his skill at precision bombing and the official Air Force spokesman said he was the hottest pilot we had It a black the spokesman told newsmen In the same briefing room where he jubilantly introduced Kasler six weeks ago as coleader of the first raid on Hanoi's oil tions was ordered by the province chief after a spotter plane was fired on from the village He said an account from an can in the area said the rillas held the villagers at point while two Super bre jets hit with bombs and cannon fire Three of the victims of attack were identified as Viet Cong Reports indicated that most all the rest of the dead and wounded were Vietnamese villagers The attack took place right miles from Can Tho the largest town in the Mekong Delta and headquarters of the Vietnamese army 4th corps Help was rushed to the scena after the Americans were told they had hit a friendly village and the injured were taken to the U.S hospital in Can Tho In the Central Highlands an outnumbered company of Korean Tiger Division ed a North Vietnamese battalion of about 600 men in a bitter all night battle lit by flares from circling American planes The Koreans 178 soldiers and held the jungle when dawn came raking In an unusually high tal of 78 Communist weapons The battle Dared west of PleU ku seven miles from the dian border in an area where three North Vietnamese reg ments are reported by inti While the Koreans held the field American swept In with rockets and bombs The Red battalion hit the reans late Tuesday night For three hours they held out alone before Korean reinforcements arrived and armored vehicles of the U.S Infantry Division ploughed up in support Six hours later the Communists re- treated Into the jungle In both North and South Viet Nam U.S planes made hundreds of strikes including a raid on a suspected troop hideout 40 miles northwest of the South Vietnamese coastal town of Qui Nhon For the first time In two days the U.S command announced no aircraft losses in the Com- munist North But the Air Fores disclosed that the top pilot of the war Maj James H Kasler 40 Indianapolis was shot down in his Thunderchief TO miles northwest of Hanoi on Monday An Air Force spokesman said about 300 Viet Cong wera known to be operating in tha area of the village that was at- tacked by mistake He said hs did not know whether the ince chief mistook the villagers for Viet Cong Lynda Job Hunts While Luci Continues Vacation NEW YORK AP Lynda Bird Johnson while her sister honeymoons is in New York to shop sightsee and talk to prospective employers Actor George Hamilton frequent escort took her Tuesday night to see the cal Sweet Charity Earlier in the day she spoke with Robert Stein editor of zine She Is to today to Washington where President Johnson confirmed at his news conference Tuesday that his elder daughter was being inter- viewed preparatory to deciding what work she will do this year Thai seemed to mean that Lynda 22 has given up plans for graduate study at the Uni- versity of Texas where she re- a bachelor's degree with honors last spring Meanwhile in the Bahamas Luci Johnson Nugent and her new husband Patrick mooned in absolute privacy concealed from the curious by gales and shrubbery at a 000 Nassau Beach estate Sir Ralph Grey governor of the Bahamas issued a ment welcoming the couple and asking islanders to respect their privacy Newsmen Tuesday sent 20 roses and a card requesting in- and pictures to the honeymoon villa The bouquet and card were returned with The answer was no Lynda's interview with Call's apparently was supposed to be secret also I'm Stein when he learned that word of the talk was out There real ly isn't anything at this point to talk about Lynda wrote an article for Call's last fall on an ical expedition she made in tha Southwest Another article by her on the same subject in the National Geo- graphic At the theater Tuesday night Lynda wore a green silk dress with a black lace cage and a green bow On her finger was Hamilton's gold friendship ring set with blue
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