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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - July 18, 1967, Austin, Minnesota Austin daily Herald established a vol. Xxv no. 211 Austin min tuesday july 18, 1%7 single copy 10c 1 14 pages relayed from president George Christian White House press Secretary and Joseph Califano presidential aide talk to reporters monday night after president Johnson signed a Hill aimed at halting the nationwide rail strike. Califano is holding a statement from the president which Christian read to reporters. News photographers were not permitted to make pictures of the Bill signing a wire photo Hopes fade for adoption of measure for israeli pullout from Arab land by William n. Oatis United nations by. Map a prospects faded today for adoption by the . General Assembly of a Resolution calling for israeli troops to withdraw from Arab territory seized in the june War. Syrian ambassador George j. Tomeh told the Assembly a special session on the Middle East that All the Arab states maintain their refusal to recognize the state of Israel. Israeli foreign minister Abba Khan replied this a strengthens my governments resolve not to respond to any request or interest from these states until or unless there is an explicit recognition of israelis statehood sovereignty and territorial the latin american group of 23 nations adopted a passive attitude toward its negotiations with the soviet Union for a Resolution on israeli withdrawal that could get the two thirds vote necessary for approval. Assembly president Abdul Rahman Pazhwak of Afghanistan told the Assembly if no agreement was reached by then it should end the special session. There was no objection and it appeared that the issues left unsettled would be returned to the Security Council. As the Vanguard of the 33-Man . Observer team began surveillance of the Suez canal cease fire line Between israeli Congo fleeing plans to Hunt Down White mercenaries by Arnold Zeitlin Kinshasa the Congo api a the Congo a government made preparations today to Hunt Down its mutinous White mercenaries with paratroopers aided by foreign african pilots and . Air Force transports. Reliable sources said 150 congolese paratroopers trained by Israel were flown in american ct30s to Kisangani formerly Stanleyville the northeastern City from which the mercenaries and rebellious Katanga troops fled july 13. The sources said Ghana has sent three pilots to Fly the Congo a t28 propeller driven fighters and president Joseph Mobutu a government has asked Ghana to lend it two Jet fighters and seven More pilots. Mobutu also is expecting help from the ethiopian air Force. The mutineers reportedly have retreated to the Plantation of their belgian Leader maj. Jean Schramm in a tropical rain Forest 155 Miles Southeast of Kisangani. They Are estimated to include 50 to 180 Whites and 200 to 800 Kata Gans. The rebellion began july 5 after Moise Tshombe the exiled sex Premier and Katanga Leader was kidnapped in a hijacked plane to Algiers and the congolese government asked for his extradition so it could execute him. The Mutiny collapsed when the mercenaries opposed by Loyal congolese troops and receiving Little support from White settlers withdrew from Kisangani and Bukavu another provincial capital on the Congo a Eastern Border. Congolese troops went on a rampage of looting and random firing after they reoccupied All of Kisangani and the City was still without Normal communications with the rest of the Congo monday. And egyptian forces an israeli egyptian dispute Over israelis intention to put patrol boats on the canal threatened the operation. Israel claimed it had the right to patrol the Waters on the Eastern Side of the canal. Egypt warned that it would open fire on any boats the israelis launched. Egyptian ambassador Mohamed a wad it Kony told Secretary general u Thant by letter Israel had placed nine boats on the East Shore of the bitter. Lakes which form part of the Southern half of the canal. Reports in Vienna reports in Vienna said soviet communist party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev and Premier Alexei n. Kosygin had urged the leaders of the other european soviet bloc companies at their meeting last week to contribute More to the Aid of the War battered Arab economies but the smaller communist governments were unenthusiastic. Israel exchanged 361 syrian soldiers and 230 syrian civilians for an israeli Pilot captured by the syrians during the War the bodies of two other israeli pilots shot Down june 5, an 18-year-old israeli civilian who disappeared on a Flower collecting tour last september and an israeli Arab who said he was kidnapped from his Home in Nazareth almost seven years ago. By Neil Gilbride Washington apr the first nationwide rail strike in 20 years ended and trains began moving today alter a two Day tie up was broken by a Federal Back to work Law. The new Law signed by president Johnson monday night alter Hasty enactment by Congress requires compulsory settlement if necessary to end a Long dispute Over wages. The word to Stop the strike spread rapidly across the country after the president acted. Pickets began withdrawing a Short time later and Many of the commuter trains in big metropolitan areas resumed operations. A few traffic snarls remained but for the most part officials reported vital materials needed in Vietnam were Back on the rails and passenger trains that were halted by the strike took up their journeys where they left off sunday. The leaders of six striking shop Craft unions ordered members to heed the Back to work Law. The White House said labor Secretary w. Willard Wirtz conferred with leaders of All six unions and afterwards j. It a a Doc Wolfe chief negotiator for the railroads said he was informed the unions ordered membership compliance with the Law. But an official of the Southern railway said it obtained a court order today enjoining a continuance of the strike after workers set up additional picket lines. The Southern railway spokesman said judge Frank w. Wilson of the . District court in Chattanooga tenn., issued the order and set a hearing on it for wednesday morning. Picket lines were reported crumbling elsewhere following enactment of the measure. A this will enable the products of our farms and factories to move freely once More a said president Johnson in signing the Law Congress hastily passed monday to end the first nationwide rail walkout in 20 years. A it will permit vitally needed arms and supplies to be sent to Stassen sees . With 2 countries weather our fighting forces in Vietnam a without interruption Quot Johnson said. It also requires a government imposed Settlemyr of the wage dispute if unions and management done to reach their own agreement within 90 Days. A Union Leader angrily called the Law a the strike breaking act of 1967" but members of six shop Craft unions began obeying it by returning to work a Little More than 48 hours alter the strike began. Union Pacific and great Northern Railroad officials said pickets were withdrawn and a Union official said strikers were ready to return to their jobs on the Burlington Railroad. Some pickets remain but pickets remained in Many cities where strikers said they were awaiting official word from their Union chiefs before going Back to their jobs. Machinists official j a. of Pine Bluff. Ark., said it would take a Federal court order to get his men Back to work. Of Ven where a Quick return to work was expected Railroad officials weren to sure they could get commuter trains running in time for the morning Rush of passengers. The Law forbids resumption of any strike for the 90 Days in which a White House Board will seek a voluntary settlement and the Board could extend this As late As Jan. I 1969, by invoking the compulsory settlement provision. The bored could also impose a mandatory settlement for a Shorter period. Some 137,000 machinists electricians boilermakers Carmen and firemen and oilers seek wage hikes of 6.5 per cent this year and 5 per cent next year plus 12.5 cents per hour each year for higher skilled men. They now average $2.94 per hour with skilled men getting an average $3.05. Offered 6rr the railroads last reported offer was a 6 per cent wage hike Over 18 months plus one 5-cent hike for skilled workers. Johnson has not yet appointed the five Man Board but said it will be a Blue ribbon panel subservient to neither labor nor management. The strike shunted hundreds Chautauqua. . A killed europeans in an anti White frenzy some residents were still barricaded in their Homes. Racial feelings were subsiding however and food stocks were again ample. T. Frank Crigler the . Consul at Bukavu said he had lost Contact with about 30 americans living in the Interior As far As 300 Miles from Bukavu. Most Are missionaries and their families. Congolese authorities have grounded a plane used to Supply them. He said changes in the United nations Structure were most essential Price in worldwide peace before a Chautauqua women a club audience Here monday. The former governor who was once president of the University of Pennsylvania said that the Means of asking changes would be through an amending conference under article 190 of the la. N. Charter. Schedule of pages area news 3 sports 8, 9 editorials 4 is Mats. To to. News 6 comics i i classified 13, 14 trains move continued on Page to Highway department sets program for criss crossing expressways St. Paul a it a the Minnesota Highway department has announced a 20-year blueprint for a network of major highways criss crossing the state including wide use of the term expressway in future planning will mean a four Lane divided Highway with limited Access. Many such roads already exist but in the 20-year plan they will be expanded to link nearly every heavily populated portion of Minnesota. The Long Range program is based on existing traffic and a projection of Highway needs in the future. The three major Highway classifications to be used in future construction will be freeways expressways and a major trunk highways. Freeways generally will mean the three interstate highways in Minnesota but also will include other roadways which employ the freeway concept. A freeway Means a divided Highway with no other roads crossing at Grade level. An expressway also will be a divided Highway hut May have grossing at Grade level a a a major trunk will in general be a Good two Lane Road. Other highways will remain As part of the trunk Highway system but will be Listel at a lesser a service the new concept in Long Range planning is being explained in a series of Public meetings by Highway commissioner John Jamieson. Jamieson spoke at Worthington and Winona monday and is at Albert Lea and Mankato today. He will be at Willmar and Morris wednesday. Wadena and Bemidji thursday and at Duluth and Hibbing Friday. The meetings Are sponsored by local Chambers of Commerce and most Are open to the Public. Among the highways Given a a expressway designation on the departments planning map Are . 2 from East grand flocks to Duluth . To from Moorhead to the twin cities. . 61 from the twin cities to beyond Winona . 53 from Duluth to the Iron Range Minnesota 210 from Brainerd to Duluth Minnesota 7 from Montevideo to the twin cities Minnesota 23 from Clara City to St. Cloud . 169 from Elk River to Garrison . 60 from the Iowa line to Mankato . 14 from Mankato to Rochester 169 from Mankato to the twin cities and 169 from grand rapids to Virginia and . 52 from the twin cities of Rochester. V0-educati0n need stressed vocational education in the schools used to be primarily for the slow a learners. That is no longer True. Fact is vocational training is what the majority needs. This is because to find jobs it is necessary to have a skill. That a Why the pressure is on All Over the country for expanded vocational tra i n i n g facilities. Read about the Austin situation on the Austin area Page today where Bob Lee presents no. 8 in the series of articles on the University of Minnesota Survey teams Survey on Austin school facilities getting ready for crazy Day Friday merchant a Al Sterling Center and Midtown Austin Are beginning preparations Tor crazy Day Friday. Left Gary Harris. Younkers manager and James Maxfield Austin utilities lineman Are putting up two dummies at Sterling. Signs of the dummies read a a in a Hangi n g around until crazy Day f r i Day. Hight. Gordon Stroub. Pen neyts manager is dressing a Manikin bearing a similar message for a Park Bench on courthouse Square. Business i e n will he dressed in crazy Ros a tomes Friday to go along with the crazy prices they will a offering area buyers. Racial Calm broken in Newark As negro looter is shot in gun Duel of thousands of train commuters becoming portly Cloudy tonight to 0ther transportation left former Minnesota gov. Harold and wednesday with Little change thousands of freight car loads of i lion guv Stassen has said that the United it Ern Pera Ture Chan it so a a perishable foods in danger of in Bukavu. Where returning a jams should be truly world rotting on Railroad sidings kept congolese soldiers raped and we aug Wing two Vietnam Day so 88. Outlook thursday harried postal clerks Busy Shilt two Germany two Horas and Chance of thundershowers with lug mail to planes and trucks two chivas to be represented. Little change in temperature. And blocked shipments of am munition and other War goods destined for Vietnam. Some firms dependent on rail by Arthur Everett of Wark no. A racial Calm in riot plagued Newark was broken Early today when a negro looter was shot to death in a gun Duel with police and a patrolman was wounded in another nearby incident. Earlier a taxicab rider died of injuries suffered in a Jersey City fire bombing. The fatalities stemming from negro rioting in new Jersey now stands at 27. As Newark was trying to recover from five Days and nights of wild tumult that accounted for 25 of the dead a racial armistice was being tested in nearby Plainfield where 12 negro prisoners were released today in their own recognizance. Elsewhere in Northern new Jersey restless troublemakers provided an uneasy monday night for the communities of Elizabeth Paterson new Brunswick and Jersey City. Alleged looter the alleged looter was identified As Raymond Gilmer 20, of Newark who fled in a car after being spotted standing in front of a wrecked store in the negro area. After a High Speed Chase during which shots were exchanged Gilmer leaped from his car and ran Down an Alley and fired at four pursuing policemen. They returned the fire and Gilmer was shot in the head. Police said they found a pistol knife and a pair of binoculars on his body. A Short time later patrolman John Romano was wounded in an Exchange of gunfire with several negro occupants of a car which tried to run him Down. The Jersey City victim was Freddie Lee Jones 24, a negro. Police said he was Riding in a cab last saturday night when a fire bomb was thrown against the vehicle. He died monday night of Burns. A woman passenger and the Driver were injured. The bomber escaped his race and identity unknown. Looting and window smashing in Jersey City led to the arrest of 34 negro youths during the night. Jersey City Elizabeth and Paterson were the scenes of rioting in 1964. Business life Back Newark a business Lite was on its Way Back to Normal. Some 5.-000 new Jersey National guardsmen were withdrawn monday and control of the City restored to the 1,400-Man police Force. St. Thomas professor one of 9 killed in car crash Espanola ont. Apr nine persons died monday in Canadas worst Highway crash since another nine death Accident in Saskatchewan two years ago. The dead included or. Marshall g. Batho 64, associate professor of education and director of the master of arts program at St. Thomas College St. Paul. His wife Althea 60, also died. Vera and Ruth Batho both of Elmwood ,wis., and Sisters of the professor were among the a two Lane Highway 50 Miles West of Sudbury. The weather was Good officers said. Dead in the second car were or. And mrs. Donald Blais of Ottawa and three of their children aged 12, la and 8. The Lone survivor Paula Blais 5, was hospitalized in serious condition. Batho had been at St. Thomas since 1965. Gerald Zeither 41, Rural Lesueur injured july 9 when his truck ran off a country Road four Miles West of Henderson died Plainfield a City of 50,000 about 18 Miles Southwest of Newark underwent a fourth night of disorder monday but Milder than earlier outbreaks which had claimed the life of a White policeman. State atty. Gen. Arthur j. Sills said a truce plan was worked out during a three hour night meeting with militant Young negroes including one described As a a Black Muslim a Force of 200 National guardsmen and the City a 83-Man police Force were with drawn outside a 24-Block perimeter around the racially tense negro West end to let members of the negro Community establish their own peace keeping Effort. One complaint of West end negotiators was that Whites were Riding through the neighbourhood taunting negroes. About 35 per cent of Plainfield a residents Are negro. Sills said he found no evidence that Plainfield a disorders were abetted by Newark rioters. North of Newark in Paterson fires apparently set by arsonists flared in vacant buildings and a fire bomb was thrown at a drug store. Rocks were thrown through store windows in Elizabeth and a police car was stoned. Bands of Young negroes smashed and looted downtown stores in new Brunswick six Miles from Plainfield despite a Midnight curfew established earlier monday. There were a number of false alarms. Seven negroes were arrested two of them said to be carrying guns. In Newark with a population of 400.000 about half of which Are negroes the property damage from the ugly rampage that engulfed a third of the City was estimated at $15 million by p. Bernard Nortman. City economic development director. The Newark rioting began the night of july 12 after a negro taxicab Driver was arrested for a traffic violation. He was released without Bond to his attorney accused of assaulting the arresting police officers. Some officials were disposed toward the theory that the North Jersey rioting was planned and not spontaneous. Iowa Man killed near Clear Lake Clear Lake Iowa to a James Dahlby 79, of Joyce was killed monday night in a two car Accident at the Junction of Iowa 106 and 107 just East of Here. Police said the Dahlby car pulled from a Motel driveway into the path of a car driven by Edward r. Hartson 24, Fredericksburg. Dahlby a wife Emily about 50, and Hartson were taken to mercy Hospital in Mason City. Neither was injured seriously. Head explains precedent backed paying Magnusson dead. They had been Riding in monday at a Hospital. The same car with Batho. Police said the Headon crash happened on a slight curve of his death raised Minnesota a 1967 Highway toll to 454. Compared with 413 a year ago today. News briefs new Fields to conquer of american Dairy Princess. Lbs names or conciliation Board Washington apr president Johnson named a conciliation Board today to try to solve the Railroad dispute. Claremont youth drowns in pit Claremont Minn. Apr Richard Ebenhoh 17, Claremont drowned monday night in a gravel pit swimming Hole despite Rescue efforts of several companions. One companion Jerry Warner 18, Claremont was taken to an Owatonna Hospital suffering austion and Shock. Fire hits Moorhead Grain elevator Moorhead Minn. Apr firemen fought for an hour this morning to bring under control flames near the top of the main elevator of red River Grain co. Here. St. Paul apr precedent supported paying former insurance commissioner Cyrus Magnusson for time he spent on leave according to an opinion Given gov. Harold Levander by atty. Gen. Douglas m. Head. A Check for $14,977 in Back pay was handed to Magnusson a lawyer Richard e. Olson of Edina last thursday As Olson turned in the commissioners letter of resignation. The opinion released by the attorney general a office monday cited four court cases which ruled that a Public employee is entitled to Back pay when he is reinstated in office. Magnusson went on leave in november 1965 after he was indicted by a Federal grand jury on fraud and conspiracy charges in the collapse of american Allied insurance co., St. Paul. He was acquitted by a . District court jury at Bismarck n.d., last june 23, showed up at his office the next week to Dianna marts .19, a Hampton farm girl who is Iowa Dairy Princess boards a plane in Des Moines monday for Chicago. She will compete with girls from other states for the title of american i s j a. I the Winner is to be chosen fail embargo on Canada lifted thursday. Dianna is a Daugh Dianna is a ter of or. And mrs. Marts. A wire photo Orval Ottawa apr an embargo on mail service Between Canada and the United states was lifted today following the end of the . Rail strike. Alaska City hit by Strong tremor Fairbanks Alaska a the City of Fairbanks was shaken by a Sharp Earth tremor monday one of the strongest aftershocks from the earthquakes of june 21. Dictate a letter to Levander saying he was Back and left on a sick the governor met last wednesday in his office with Olson and Bernard Heinzen special assistant attorney general working in the insurance department. After the meeting Levander indicated to newsmen that nothing had been decided. But the governors office said monday that Levander had indicated 1� Olson at the meeting that Magnusson a Back salary would be paid if the attorney general s opinion was favourable. The opinion was delivered tothe governor thursday and the Check and letter of resignation were exchanged late that afternoon in Heinzen a office. The Check represented about $20,000 in Back pay less More than $5,000 in tax and retirement deductions. was not paid for six weeks when he was actively campaigning for governor. The funds were drawn from Money appropriated to the insurance division for 1965-67, according to state treasurer Val Bjornson. Appointment of Thomas c. Hunt a member of the attorney general a staff to succeed Magnusson was announced shortly before Magnusson resignation was delivered to Heinzen. Pickets engines chug Back to work As lbs signs Law breaking tie up off trains move

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