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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Ames, Iowa Volume Ioos no. 73 Ames Iowa monday september 26, 1966 ten cents attacks refund Medicine show soaked by speeches and saturated with politicians Iowa this weekend was engulfed in the fall Monsoon of election campaigning. After blanketing the state in a joint radio and television appearance saturday night the two candidates for governor today sprung new Campaign issues. Gov. Harold e. Hughes attacked a prof. Murray s Medicine show of buying an election a while William Murray 3207 Oakland ave., said the state is not doing enough to help local communities attract new industries. In a speech at Creston today Murray said Iowa development commission staff members should live and work in various regions of the state to give More help to communities in establishing Industrial Parks providing facilities and making contracts with potential new plants. He said programs for training and retraining workers should be stepped up at All Levels of government. Hughes in a reply to former vice president Richard Nixon a charge that democratic congressmen were buying votes with Federal projects referred to his opponents tax refund plan As a the most flagrant vote buying in the history of this Nixon Hughes said a should take a Cool objective look at prof. Murray a Medicine show of buying an election by giving away $35 million of state revenues urgently needed for capital improvements in education outdoor recreation Public safety state institutions and Iowa a future in referring to Nixon a attack on democratic congressmen Hughes asked a exactly what is wrong with a congressman fighting for benefits for his Home districts a hot to debate in their radio to debate saturday night the inter related questions of property tax Relief a proposed state income tax refund and How to spend the $80 million balance in the state Treasury Drew the sharpest differences from Hughes and Murray. In the broadcast Over to to and 34 radio stations Murray reiterated his belief that $35 million of the expected surplus should be returned to Iowa taxpayers in a refund of a half years state income tax and also called for a reduction in personal property taxes. Hughes questioned How both could be accomplished without an increase in taxes. He rejected the idea of the refund saying the surplus Money should be spent on state needs in various areas. A comment by Murray that property tax Relief was the number one problem in the state Drew the retort from Hughes that in 20 years of domination by the Republican party of Bot confirm Kennedy s Iowa talk sen. Robert f. Kennedy a mass will be in Des Moines sunday for a democratic reception Buffet and rally u. S. Rep. Neal Smith fifth District congressman announced sunday. Sen. Kennedy will be the featured speaker at a rally beginning at 1 30 . At Kent theatre. The rally is free and open to the Public in a first come first served basis. Sharing the stage at the rally will be other democratic candidates gov. Harold e. Hughes it. Gov. Robert Fulton u. S. Senate candidate e. B. Smith congressmen Smith fifth District Bert Bandstra fourth District and John r. Hansen seventh District. A reception and $20 per plate Buffet luncheon for sen. Kennedy will be held at 12 30 . At hotel fort Des Moines. Reservations May be made at the Story county democratic Headquarters in Ames and Nevada. Tile luncheon will finance the reception and rally with any remaining funds going to the Neal Smith for Congress committee. Earlier sunday Kennedy is to Pief k in Sioux City. He is sched Ulea to arrive at the Des Moines Airport at 12 15 . Blossoming bumper shoo is. A umbrellas bloomed and punctuated the crowd of drab Black ones t or an account of faded during most of the afternoon at Clyde Williams Field the Iowa state Oklahoma game turn to today a sport Page. Saturday As Iowa state University football fans were treated Tribune photo by Harley Stover to intermittent showers. An occasional Bright coloured umbrella Dollar Drain is Erhard s topic houses of the legislature property taxes had increased constantly. In response to a pane list a question Hughes said he would not strictly limit the spending of the surplus to capital improvements because much of it resulted from the states economic growth which he said would continue to produce additional Revenue in the future. The states economic growth was cited by the governor As a sign of continuing Prosperity. Murray proposed that personal property taxes be reduced gradually Over a period of years beginning with a 20 per cent Cut by the next legislature. Hughes disagreed saying equalization must be achieved Between the taxing districts before any equitable reduction could be made. In other Iowa political developments a sen. Jack Miller told a Republican women a meeting a great spending is not the equivalent of a great and Good he attacked what he called the Johnson administration theory a that Good and effective programs can be achieved simply by spending Money a and said a waste and extravagance Are bound to occur in the anti poverty program. A former vice president Nixon in speeches in Southwest Iowa criticized the foreign policy and Domestic spending of the Johnson administration. A the problem in the United states is not the High Cost of food clothing and other items but is the High Cost of Johnson. We can to afford the High Cost of Johnson. He is living above our Means a Nixon said. A the foreign policy of this administration in All areas of the world has been a failure As has never been seen before a he charged. Gop to mint Lyndon dollars Washington up for just $15�?the George Washington kind a Republican campaigners across the country can be a wad of a thousand Bills a the bogus kind a to wage War on the democrats. The Republican congressional committee has won touch and go approval to distribute fun nym Oney a a Lyndon dollars to carry Forth their claim that the democrats have let inflation take hold. Slightly larger than real Money the Bills carry an unflattering portrait of a perplexed a and steer homed a president Johnson sweating Over the problems of economics. On the Back it is explained in heavily partisan comments that a Progress is a shrinking dollars and real Money is becoming just a great society play what else Bozeman Mont. Up a when student James Bond returned for his Sophomore year at Montana state University a computer gave him along with 6300 others a new identification card. The machine gave Bond card number 007. Washington up pres ident Johnson and West German Chancellor Erhard opon a two Day round of talks today on the problems of nuclear strategy the future of nato and on the maintenance of . Troops in Europe. The chief executive who returned from a weekend of relaxation at his Texas ranch Early today was to Greet Erhard formally at the White House. The Chancellor arrived in Washington saturday. Johnson was scheduled to meet Erhard at 11 30 . Edt. Although announcement of a new agreement for German cooperation in space was expected to come during the talks the discussions were More Likel to Center on one subject a Money. The Money in this Case is the Dollar Drain caused by the maintenance of More than 200,000 . Troops in West Germany. Under a current two year agreement expiring next june 30, the germans Are committed to buying $1.35 billion Worth of . Arms to offset this outflow. Tokyo up a North Viet Nam today rejected americans latest peace proposals a s an a impudent deception designed to conceal a major escalation in the Viet Nam War. Hanoi the United states has mad it Clear several times that it wants West Germany to continue such purchases after the agreement expires. But Erhard was expected to Tell the president that West Germany is not Able to continue them at anywhere near the present annual level of about $675 million. It was understood also that he would seek a reduction of about 50 per cent. West German sources said Erhard did not intend to renounce the agreement but would ask Johnson for a revision of its a form time sequence and they said that to fulfil the current agreement West Germany would have to buy about $650 million Worth of arms Between now and next june 30 and this she is not Able to do. Erhard German foreign minister Gerhard Schr Oxier and defense minister Kai Uwe von Hassel met sunday night with Secretary of state Dean Rusk undersecretary George Ball and George Mcghee . Ambassador to Bonn. We i him i i ii Mim Iii mini noon 48 High 63, 4 . Low 40, 5 15 . Humidity he per cent barometer 30.17, dropping precipitation .17 Cloudy with scattered showers and Chance of thundershowers tonight. Lows tonight mid 40s. Mostly Cloudy with Chance of showers with highs in the mid 60s. Haw Manubi in Avenue closed tuesday Duff ave. North of Lincoln Way will be closed to traffic beginning at 7 . Tuesday to permit the removal of the Railroad tracks. Arnold Chantland City Engineer estimated the crossing will be closed most of this week. Traffic will be rerouted to Kellogg ave. During the removal of the tracks. The tracks Are being removed As part of the Railroad parking lot to sets at Nevada Story county sheriffs deputies state Bureau of criminal investigation agents and Nevada police found $10 too to $15,000 in what they said was a stolen merchandise in a. Early sunday morning raid of the Nevada fire store Nevada. Acting on a tip from the Polk county sheriffs office deputies John Stark and Dean Druke agents stump and Mayer of the bc1 and Nevada police obtained a search warrant from municipal judge John l. Mckinney Here before they entered the store. See pictures on Page two arrested by Des Moines police about 9 15 . Sunday was Edward Raymond Levy 46, 2905 Franklin ave., Des Moines. He pleaded not guilty in municipal court Here monday to a charge of receiving stolen property. Judge Mckinney set Bond at $5,000, according to Charles a Bur Story county attorney the officers seized a a moving Van full of merchandise consisting for the most part of television sets and phonographs. Thirteen of the units were color sets one of which bore a $950 Price tag. Most of the television sets allegedly were reported stolen sept. 19 from Hatch radio and to at Early. Other items were thought to have Len taken from Corwith and Garner Vanderbur said. Preliminary hearing in the Case was Setfa a oct. 6.friday deadline for taxes Friday is the last Day to pay the second half personal and real property taxes without penalty Story county treasurer John a. Of Donnell reminded taxpayers today. A penalty of three fourths of one per cent per month must be added to All taxes not paid by Ord. I the treasurer said residents of Ames Gilbert Kelley Washington and i Ranklin townships can pay their taxes at the Ames Branch tax office 115 fifth St. The office is open from 9 a in. To 4 . Daily. For the remainder of the county taxes can be paid at the treasurers office in the courthouse at Nevada which is open from 8 . To 5 . Daily. Any taxpayer May pay taxes by mail. Checks for the amount due and the Pale yellow tax statement sheets May be mailed to the courthouse checks dated on or Belore sept. 30 will be accepted without penalty. Residents who mad in their tax payments can avoid the Long lines which build up at both tax offices the last few Days. Of Donnell a i. Also protested . Bombings in Hie demilitarized zone. A note sent to the International control commission charged that . Air Force planes have sprayed a a noxious in a for a these candidates left no doubt As to their political inclination when they opened the Story county Republican Headquarters Here saturday. Each holding a printed suggestion for the voters the candidates Are from left Jack of Donnell county treasurer pearls p. Dehart candidate for state Senate William g. Murray candidate for governor Ray Cunningham and Rudy Van drive candidates for state representative and Roscoe Marsden candidate for county Board of supervisors. The gop Headquarters at main St. And Burnett ave. Will be open from 9 . of it. L it we Al soul i chemicals on a Large Erat a Over the International Buffer along North Viet names Southern Border. The denunciation of american peace proposals came in a lengthy article in Hanoi a nhan Dan newspaper and Impi ii ted earlier rejections by both peking and Hanoi of the p ice feelers advanced by us. Ambassador Arthur j. Goldberg at the United nations wednesday. Goldberg said the United states would halt the bombings against North Viet Nam and gradually withdraw . Forces from Viet Nam in return for similar concessions from Hie communists. Nhan Dan said Goldberg s proposals amounted to a fare and could be summarized As follows a Elf the vietnamese people consent to halt their Strega e against the . Aggressors and their henchmen and to Jet the latter Rule Over South Viet Nam the will cease its bombings against North Viet Nam and withdraw its troops from South Viet a they think that with their deceitful Maneu vers heir modern propaganda Means and their blackmail about the Colossa military strength of the . They will be Able to Force the world s people to take in their myth and the vietnamese people to accept their conditions a the newspaper said Quot Tycie la. Thu ii Law a Rte int Quot plan is a Day dream North Viet Nam Speaks eating Charlie by Jenkin Lloyd Jones can t to Vietnam at 6 30 . Egg Oil Jojo and egg Oil goofs Roar away from the . Navy River patrol Dock and head Down the Broad flooded reach of the Barsac River on a 12-hour patrol looking for the Vietcong. Aboard these 31-foot fibreglass hulls there a a lot of bite twin .50-Cabber machine guns Forward a single .50 aft two grenade launchers and assorted m16s and bars. The bite is needed. Pc taxes last night a a Charlies the Vietcong opened up on egg Oil Jukebox with machine gun fire ten Miles below town. Natives today told intelligence that the pc i trying to collect taxes Over in Vinh Binh province on the left Bank. Yesterday a platoon briefly raised the pc Flag Over a riverfront Village school in an attempt to show strength. The River assault group rag of the vietnamese Navy has it rough. For while the . Boats patrol the big Rivers of the great Rice producing Southern Delta the rag boats go into the canals a maybe 4.000 Miles of them. While the rag outfit is designed chiefly to move vietnamese soldiers inspect villages and support outposts the . Navy 1�?Tbrs patrol boats River try to keep the Vietcong from crossing the great streams. Before the a Bra a arrived last May Charlie was pretty Mobile a a terrorizing villages killing headmen handing out propaganda seizing food collecting a a taxes and concentrating on Remote fortified outposts. Today its tougher. Anywhere on the Delta Day or night there is one and usually two or three killer helicopters patrolling within sight. An attacked outpost can summon within minutes support from fast planes that have so much firepower that the tracers look like a solid beam of Light and for a time the Vietcong really thought we had developed a a death our skipper on egg Oil Jojo is chief Edmund b. I Anby a native of Galesburg 111., Veteran of world War la and Korea and a representative of that kind of fighting humanitarianism required to win this War. Veteran Bosun a mate William Lee of Lebanon ind., runs the boat from behind a shoulder High shield of Armor plate. A a patrol boat or a Hospital ship a laughs Lee. A sometimes i done to know what we re running her. A couple of weeks ago we brought Back a youngster who d stepped on a Cong Spike last week it was a 17-year-old boy who a been bitten by a cobra. I thought he was a goner a frothing at the Mouth and one Side of him stiffer than a Board. But he must have gotten Only a Little of the venom because i heard he walked out of the Hospital two Days a i believe in helping these people a says chief Canby. A basically they Are Good people and i think they have a future. But a lot of them Are fouled up and confused like the people in plenty of other places. To beat Charlie a to beat Charlie we be got to do a by More than shoot at him. We be got to Knock the props from under his cause. A last Winter i was running these junkies armed motorized Junks Down off this River Mouth. There was an Island Down there and the Cong were thick on it. I brought my boys ashore to look around. The people avoided us. A but i found they needed a schoolhouse Only there Wasny to any building material. So a few Days later in a up in Saigon and i see a lot of ships Dunnage lying around and a pile of old bricks. I beg some shipping space a Don t ask me How a and in a couple of weeks the stuff arrives at the Island. A Well there s a la Al administrator Croo Keder than a Pun of hog s guts. He grabs my stuff. I go to him and i says a a Jive it Hack. Ifs for the school a he says in a the administrator a i says a give it Hack or ill pull out my junkies and the Cong will have you by the he says a you be got no authority to do that. It would create a diplomatic incident. I says you can have the incident Iti take the junkies he gives Back my stuff and the school goes up. A Jbv the time i got transferred out of there everywhere i and my boys went we were greeted by smiles and the Cong was in trouble. Tile equatorial night Falls swiftly the River Banks grow indistinct and soon our eyes will lie the radar. Then we see the Sampan hugging the Bank and two men Skilling it frantically Agust the Swift current. I Groll Jojo swings around at a prudent distance rom the Bank and Flung Vad Linh the vietnamese policeman aboard who curries the technical authority to make arrests gets on the bullhorn. In his native language he demands that the Sampan come out for inspection. Die Boatmen come even More swiftly than the frowning guns should dictate and As they swing alongside they Point to a recumbent figure lying on the Bottom under blankets and oilcloth we stare at Linh As he chatters with the two women who Are bending Over the body. Linh has Little English but with eloquent gestures and some French he gradually gives us the picture. There a a woman in difficult labor lasting Many Many hours. Council on obstetrics there s a Council on obstetrics among the chief the four enlisted men the Navy lieutenant and the helpless editor. To lift the women aboard would be difficult bul we could get Back to town at 25 knots. If the Sampan remained tied alongside anything above eight knots would swamp her. The difference in time would be an hour and a half. So egg Oil Jojo Calls Headquarters for permission to return and an ambulance. Affirmative. Wilco. And we begin a strange journey upstream. The dark figures of the Sampan men standing fore and aft at the lashings. Tile younger woman in the White Blouse and the old Crone huddled Over the bundle from which no cry or moan emerges. The shadowy figures at the guns. The Pale Green faces of the chief and the bosom in the radar Light. Tile Clear sky with the Bright stars. The sullen flashes of War. Its a Long ride. At the can Tho Dock 20 men help put the woman and her family Al it Oard the Field ambulance. It drives away. Egg Oil Jojo casts off and Heads Down River again. The chief Calls for a round of Coffee from the thermos Jug and then As the lights of town fade the men stand to their guns. A a Charlie is quiet tonight a says the chief. In the Dawn the word comes from the Hospital Mother and daughter Are doing Fine

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