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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Ames, Iowa Say cheese a say a cheese they re Tak in your pictures a one Workman shouted to another As the Tribune a photographers took pictures of workmen repainting the water Tower at 24th Street and Hoover ave. Scrambling around More than too feet in the air without safety lines the Crews from water Tower paint and Supply co., Clear Lake Are giving the outside of the Tower two Coats of horizon Blue enamel and painting the inside with Plain old red. Tribune photo by Jerry Knight Ames daily to i la by big ii Rumi to Iii i in i he he i huh High volume 99�?no. 280 Ames Iowa saturday May 28, 1966 a or it ten cents civil tension Audiest outburst yet mounts weather Saigon up a thousands of howling anti government buddhists led by monks on bicycles stormed through the streets of Saigon tonight. They waved banners calling Secretary of state Dean Rusk and defense Secretary Robert s. Mcnamara warmongers. Police and South vietnamese marines used tear Gas earlier in the Day to disperse one howling group of anti government demonstrators and threatened to use vomit Gas diarrhoea Gas and a a Skunk Gas whose foul smelling effects last Many hours. But the buddhists try my to overthrow Premier Nguyen Cao by ignored the threats and stormed out of the Viet i a Dao Pagoda thousands Strong to protest Kyd a government and made the first personal attacks yet launched on . Officials. In the Audiest anti american outburst Ever seen during eight Days of rioting in the streets an estimated 5,000 to 8,000 buddhists swung away from their Pagoda with a great Roar. They rampaged Down the streets until they ran into waiting riot police and Battle toughened paratroopers. The Buddhist hordes Cut Down a Side Street and away from the threat of More tear Gas and possibly worse. In the first demonstration the government dispersed a mob of about 1,000 buddhists barely five blocks from the Vien Hoa Dao Pagoda where they started. They did not use the More toxic gases. Then tonight the Buddhist monks called their Follower into action again a and streamed patrolman assaulted in Boone Iowa Iowa patrolmen and Boone police were searching May for a youth who allegedly assaulted an Ames Highway patrolman Friday night. Gary r. Haskins 228 17th st., was treated for severe head lacerations and concussion at Boone county Hospital alter he was struck on the head with a six pack of Beer. Officers said Haskins had stopped the youth to investigate an alleged false identification card when he was struck. The incident occurred in a one about to . Friday. The Highway patrol and to me police Are continuing their search for the youth. two buildings a Grant of $625,472 to Boone Junior College has been made under the Federal higher education facilities act. U s. Rep. Neal Smith a Iowa announced the award Friday. The funds Are to be used for construction of two buildings a physical education facility and an academic building at the Boone school. Construction is expected to begin in about five months completion is set for 15 months. Out of the Pagoda pedalling toward the waiting riot police and government marines while their followers trotted along behind. Many less participated in today a first demonstration than paraded through the streets Friday when police and troops finally broke up their protest by firing tracer bullets Over their Heads. The marches dispersed As soon As the police moved in on them. A few threw rocks at the police and several monks tried to regroup the Young demonstrators up correspondent Leon Daniel said that about 20 minutes after the demonstration began it had dwindled to less than two dozen persons. The monks tried to Lead the marchers Down another Street away from the police but they would not follow. A finally the March had collapsed to one Monk and one Little boy carrying a Banner. With three new Sman marching alongside a Daniel reported. Noon 65 High 82, 12 30 . Low 48, 6 . Barometer 29.03, rising humidity 64 per cent Ames mostly fair through sunday. Cooler tonight Little change on sunday. Lows tonight in the Middle 40s. Highs sunday in the lower 70s, no rain expected. Iowa Chance of thundershowers in the extreme South tonight and Early sunday. Outlook for sunday sunny and mild. Us ii. . Us Castro blasts America s thousands of provocations Rusk strategy take time Washington up Sec retard of state Dean Rusk has pointed up the fact that a Basic . Strategy in South Viet Nam a formulated last february in Honolulu a still has not gone into effect. Rusk told a news conference Friday that so far it a has not been possible to follow up military operations in South Viet Nam with the civilian programs envisaged at Honolulu As the Means of holding them. He said this was due More to the time needed to train vietnamese a Rural construction workers than the recent political turmoil which has wracked South Viet Nam. The concept of first using military Force to Clear communists from areas and then sending in trained workers to and economic and social programs was the theme of president Johnson a meeting in Honolulu with South vietnamese Premier Nguyen Cao by. State department aides followed up rusks remarks by saying he did not mean that the Honolulu strategy was a Flop but instead that it would take time to get started and that his had always been assumed. They noted that in less a ban four months South Viet Nam has graduated the first class of 4,700 workers for a revolutionary development cadre. Die next class of about 5,000 is to be whet it was was loud about 2 . Friday a loud Boom resounded through the heart of Story county. The noise touched off a rash of Telephone Calls to police and the Tribune. The sound was also heard in Nevada where an off duty Highway patrolman was shopping in a lumber Yard. A it sounded like a truck ramming a Dock there a he said. A then we thought it was train freight cars ramming most people who called the Tribune asked a is there any blasting being done around Here a but the most probable explanation of the Boom was a High flying air plane. Sound Waves pushed ahead of a supersonic plane strike the ground with a Thunder like clap along the path travelled by the plane. Whatever it was it aroused a lot of interest. Graduated in september. Rusk s comments came when he was asked whether with South Viet names polio Cal troubles continuing the could make a a permanent military Prog a what we very much hot be for a Rusk said a is that As the military operations succeed there would be a capability of filing in behind the military operations with civilian government with Rural programs with local organizations with police forces in order to consolidate the areas in which military successes have been achieved. A i think As a matter of fact at the present time it has not been possible for us to till in behind the military operation of the South vietnamese and Allied forces with such permanent institutions As Tho military operations might Havana up Premier Fidel Castro ordered the cuban military and civilians on a a state of alerts Friday night in response to what he said were a thousands of provocations by . Marines at the Guantanamo naval base. Castro gave the order in. A radio broadcast after issuing two bitter anti american communiques in which he denounced a Border clash Between . And cuban soldiers monday and Allied . Mil tar / chiefs a is o the first communique attacked a statement by the Pentagon Friday which said six armed cuban soldiers penetrated the naval base monday and exchanged gunfire with . Marines on guard. In the second he rejected a protest Over the incident which Secretary of state Dean Rusk said was made to Cuba. He warned Rusk not to bother sending the protest because a the cuban government will not receive the Swiss ambassador to receive Rusk told a news conference Friday that the United states was forwarding its Protist to Castro through the Swiss and communist czechoslovakian embassies in Havana the it sual route for diplomatic messages. The incident monday the Lith of its kind reported since Castro seized Power in Cuba occurred about 48 hours after a single cuban who climbed Over a Fence around the a git Mon base was shot and wounded. The cuban government said later the Man had died and there was speculation that mondays invaders were seeking to avenge the death. But none of the marines was hit by gunfire and the cubans fled apparently unharmed. Castro said the Pentagon account of the incident was a was lying As it is false in the same Way As their version of the murder of the cuban graduates listed in the Tribune degrees were awarded to some 1,190 students in ceremonies at Iowa state University this morning. Names of the degree recipients appear on pages six and seven of the Tribune today. I he names Are listed by Hometown according to records on file in the office of the registrar. A ail in my mmm1 officially open while two Highway commission engineers carry off the last barricade cars Roll toward the new Bridge carrying old . 30 Over the yet to be completed interstate 35 East of Ames. Engineers Chuck Craig left and Jim bump right were pressed into service to remove the obstacle. Old 30 was opened about 4 . Friday after being closed for More than a year. Tribune photo by Wayne Beal traffic services parades memorial weekend scene by United press International millions of motorists or the highways today for the first big to iday weekend of the Vear. Cities and towns across the nation put finishing touches on plans to Honor the nations War dead. The National safety Council in Chicago predicted that Between 460 and 540 persons would die in traffic accidents during the memorial Day weekend. Another 25,000 persons will be injured the Council said. A United press intentional count at 3 . Edt today showed at least 6 persons dead in traffic accidents since the Holiday started at 6 . Local time Friday. State and local police forces throughout the country were placed on Alert in an Effort to Cut Down on the predicted Highway death toll. Civic groups set up Coffee and rest stations along roads in Many states. Highway construction was halted for the How Ida in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Authority kept wide House trailers and overweight trucks off the Pike for the duration in Ohio All of the states 800-plus Highway patrolmen were put on extra duty and Iowa gov. Harold e. Hughes declared a precautionary of Days off wer cancelled for state troopers in Illinois. Meanwhile preparations Wen ahead for massive memorial Day parades and graveside services honouring the nations War dead in Chicago 30,000 persons were expected to March Down Michigan Avenue behind a drum and Bugle corps in the City a 98th memorial Day Parade. A senior Buddhist Monk from South vier or in Thich not Hanh was to participate in an ecumenical a service Olp act a of Rock Feller Chapel in Chiago. Mark memorial Day Holiday City county state and Federal offices and All Banks will be closed monday in Observance of memorial Day. Most retail establishments also will be closed. Special ceremonies marking the Holiday will be held in Many area towns. Post matter Earl j. Penney said today no window service will be provided nor will there be mail delivery by City or Rural carriers. Special delivery service however will be maintained and Normal Holiday Lockbox service will be provided. Collection receipt and dispatch of mail will be on regular Holiday schedule. No edition of the Tribune will be published monday As employees and their families join in observing the Holiday. Of $6 million to tech Melon Des Moines idea a the Job of Parcelin out a million for the construction of new area vocational Schils and area Community colleges is about ready to commence. It takes a majority vote of both the state Board of Public instruction and the advisory committee on area vocational schools and Community colleges to allocate any of these funds. Priority plan the state Board has asked the advisory committee to assist it in developing some kind of priority system for distributing this Money. Such items As present and expected educational needs will have to be taken into consideration and it will be rather difficult to work out a precise Point system for allocating these funds. Certainly geographical and political considerations will have to be weighed plus Many other factors. Since the deadline to certify budgets of these merged districts is aug. 15, it probably will be several months before the state Board allocates any of the $6 million in state funds. The state has until june 30, 1969 to commit these funds any funds not committed by that deadline will revert to the state general fund. Property taxes too in addition to these state funds the newly organized boards which will operate these area vocational schools and area Community colleges could ask taxpayers to approve Bond issues to help finance new buildings. The legislature also appropriated $4.4 million to help underwrite the operation of vocational programs. Set schedule for withdrawal of state surplus Des Moines idea a the $33.7 million in state funds deposited in Iowa Banks is being withdrawn on a gradual basis. To Date $6,803,125 has been withdrawn. Under the present withdrawal schedule it will be one year before the entire $33.7 million is withdrawn. For More interest state treasurer Paul Franzenburg announced a month ago that he was withdrawing the Money because the state could receive More interest by investing this Money in . Securities. The maximum amount of interest the state can receive on these funds if deposited in Iowa Banks is four per cent while u. S. Securities Are paying five per cent. At the time Franzenburg announced he was withdrawing this Money from Iowa Banks he acknowledged that the entire and immediate withdrawal a might possibly disrupt the economic stability in a Given therefore he worked out a schedule of withdrawing Only 25 per cent of the certificates of Deposit upon their maturity dates and permitting 75 per cent renewal for three months. At the end of this first three month period another 25 per cent would be withdrawn and 50 per cent could be renewed for a second three month period. At the conclusion of the second three month period another 25 per cent is to be withdraw and 25 per cent can be renewed for three months. Depends on Market at the end of the third three month period the final 25 per cent is to be withdrawn. Franzenburg also stipulated that if at the end of any three month period 90 Day . Treasury Bills Are yielding less than four per cent no further withdrawals will be made and he will offer to renew remaining amounts for three months. Name state consumer Protection Council by Iowa daily press association Iowa atty. Gen. Lawrence Scalise today announced various sub committees of a citizens advisory Council on consumer Protection. Some 80 iowans at the attorney general a invitation met thursday in Des Moines to formally organize the advisory Council. Sub committees were created in these areas medical and dental automobiles credit buying and finance insurance Home improvement land development agriculture sales promotions and publications packaging and securities. Three Ames people Are among the Council members named today. Mrs. Marcena Verploeg 3505 Coy st., was named to the subcommittee on sales promotions and publications. Norval j. Wardle 1108 Murray drive was named to the subcommittees on automobiles agriculture and credit buying and finance. Mrs. Frankie n. Schwenk 245 Franklin ave., also was appointed to the committee on credit buying and finance. Iowa eighth in plans to spend Road funds Des Moines idea a Iowa ranks eighth in the nation in obligating Federal funds for both interstate and primary secondary roads. The Iowa Highway commission has obligated 53 per cent of its 1967 Federal interstate and Abc funds As compared to the National average of 28 per cent. On interstate alone Iowa has obligated 65 per cent of its 1967 Federal funds to rank ninth in the nation. Several states still Are working against 1965 and 1966 allocations. The commission has completed 373 of the 709 Miles of interstate designated for Iowa. However 81.6 Miles of the scheduled interstate network programmed for Iowa is not vet in Rocress. Plan slices

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