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Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - August 14, 1967, Brainerd, Minnesota The Brainerd daily dispatch Quot the total medium serving the Brainerd Trade area1 in the heart of the Lake Region dial �?�29-4705 member of the associated press Brainerd Minnesota 56401, monday August 14, 1967 King feature service and news service copy to cents vol 94-no. 8 big push launched by Romney by . Schwartz Iii Mackinac Island Mich. Apr gov. George Romney a final push for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination appeared to be under Way today following a weekend meeting with three of his major supporters. The weekend was billed As time of rest and relaxation and Romney and his guests new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller Rhode Island gov. John Chafee and former Pennsylva a Nia gov. William Scranton left sunday still insisting there had been Little serious political Dis Cussion. But at a news conference saturday the three for the first time together emphatically end Dorset Romney and said they would work for his nomination. There also appeared a new tone to Romney a news conferences a tone that indicated to some there is no longer any question that Romney will seek the nomination although he has yet to formally announce his candidacy. None of the dozen newsmen who trailed the governors to this Island resort which can be reached Only by plane or boat in Daylight hours asked the governor when or if he would an targets bombed again near China ounce. Romney has routinely turned aside that question at every news conference since the 59-year-old governor won a landslide re election last november and became a front run Ner for the nomination. The questions and answers seemed to take for granted Romney a intention to seek the nomination. A already the three of us share deeply a sense of dedication to help gov. Romney win the nomination a Rockefeller said As he sat with the other three on the veranda of the governors 3-Story, 20-room, White Frame mansion overlooking the Broad Straits of Mackinac. Chafee has endorsed Romney in the past As has Rockefeller but Scranton who left office in january after the four year term that Pennsylvania governors Are limited to has been pretty much of a Fence Sitter. Scranton made an attempt to wrest the 1964 nomination from Barry Coldwater but got no Public support from Romney who was widely criticized at the time for his aloofness. Scranton beamed his approval however of Rockefeller a statement As did Chafee. Rockefeller was asked about the possibility of his trying for the vice presidential spot on a Romney ticket. A a that a not my responsibility a he said. A a that a Romney interjected a ifs a Little premature to think of but Romney added a we Are obviously going to need tremendous Talent and leadership. The Republican party has that. Just look at the abundance of Republican governors. A there is an abundance of Republican Talent and ability All across the country and of course there Are Many men in Congress the exact role that Rockefeller and Scranton Are playing in the Romney drive is unclear. The meeting Here was planned Only three Days ago and seemed to be More of an Effort to bring Back in the Public Eye the Romney drive somewhat sidetracked by a Long but successful legislative Battle for state fiscal Reform and riots that devastated Detroit and spread across Michigan. Negro youths Challenge police to baseball game Portland Ore. Apr youths in the predominantly negro Albina District a scene of two nights of disturbances two weeks ago a have challenged police to a baseball game. Police capt. William s. Taylor immediately accepted the Challenge of the Albina panthers a neighbourhood team that is in no organized league. The contest probably will be played As an exhibition before the Portland Hawaii Pacific coast league game of aug. 28. Many Albina youths were arrested during the disturbances. Attendance hit 5,000 before All the varied activities had been carried out at Merrifield fun festival on saturday. A fishing contest and other Lake events contests and games for Young and old entertainment of wide description came in rapid order throughout the Day. Here a portion of the crowd gathers on the Shore of North Long Lake to hear results of the morning fishing contest. Another picture on Page two Merrifield fete brings big crowd Merrifield a fishing contest in which a total of 80 game fish were caught launched a Day Long fun festival at Merrifield on saturday. Ralph Hollingsworth Wally Niles and Bill Engman of St. I Paul won prizes for first second and third largest fish respectively. Winners for the greatest variety of fish caught were col in Hollingsworth Ralph Hollingsworth and Jim Herron. J there were 40 boats entered in the contest. Fish caught included Pike Sunfish Crappie and Black Bass. The contest was held at Jack Herrons and Clayton Hollingsworth son North Long Lake. An air drop of pingpong balls from the Merrifield Grain elevator gave too children prizes. They collected the balls and turned them in for awards. A Money scramble initially planned for the youngsters i eventually included mothers and even mothers in Law. Another event for the children was a treasure Hunt with the youngsters turning up prizes Day. At noon approximately 3,000 people were served Turkey bar Becue sandwiches prepared by Hanspeter Borg Worth manager of the Earl Olson farms assisted by a group of women of Merrifield. Thirty women took part in the powder puff rowing Derby with prizes going to Judy Groenwold of Minneapolis Naomi Semler and Judy Hollingsworth. A greased pole and greased pig contest were held directed by tyke Bassett and held at the Merrifield carpet loft lot. Pigs were won by Lenny Wagner of Nisswa Doug Bryce of Lake Hubert and mrs. Boatner of Minneapolis. The latter prize was sold at auction to Clayton Dahl of Merrifield. Greased pole contest winners were Dean Traynor Ted Thompson Diane Haider and Mae fort of Minneapolis. Egg tossing winners were Len and to Wagner Marty and Betty Erhart and Colleen Dowling and squeak Parry. A dunking machine loaned Celebration continued on Page 7 by George Esper Saigon a . Warplanes struck for the second straight Day today at North vietnamese targets just to Miles from red China a Border along the major Railroad from China to Hanoi. The attacks sunday and today were closer to the chinese Border than any previous air raids in the Vietnam War. Navy a6 intruders and a4 sky Hawks from the Carrier Constellation in the Tonkin Gulf raked the Lang son Railroad bypass Bridge 63 Miles North of Haiphong. Pilots reported dropping the Southern Span of the 360-foot, four Span Structure. A . Military spokesman said the Bridge is half a mile East of the Lang son Railroad and Highway Bridge which was knocked out in raids near the chinese Border sunday. The Navy said the Bridge was one of two bypass Bridges being built by the North vietnamese Las in a six hour Battle sunday the defenders suffered Light casualties an army spokesman said. Government troops said they later captured three automatic rifles six rocket launchers and too Quarter Pound packages of int which the guerrillas apparently had planned to use against the outpost. Reports from Cao Lanh a provincial capital 72 Miles West at Lang son to link with the major rail line. Other Navy pilots from the Constellation hammered a rail siding South of Lang son and pilots said they Cut the tracks in several places. The pilots reported they encountered Only Light antiaircraft fire. No planes were reported lost in the latest raids but the . Command announced that in saturdays 151 attacks on the North an f105 thunderchief and an rf4c reconnaissance plane were shot Down by ground fire. All three crewmen were listed As missing. This brought to 641 the total of announced . Warplane losses Over North Vietnam. Washington apr . As the air War came closer Toi bombing within to Miles of red communist China in what apr China detonated new Cong res geared to be a lifting of some si0nal juror Over the Vietnam target restrictions by president i War. Johnson Sharp ground fighting a a a think its very dangerous of Saigon said communist mortars killed seven dependants of South vietnamese troops and wounded 12 others. In an Accident near Danang two 60mm mortar rounds fired by . Marines landed in a Navy Seabee compound wounding 21 men. The intensified air raids on bombing continued on Page 7 raids near China bring new juror flared in South Vietnam a Northern 1st corps area. Elements of the 1st brigade of the . 101st airborne division starting operation Benton ran into a withering barrage of Small arms automatic weapons mortar and artillery fire from too to 150 communist i troops in a Battle that raged from sunday night until nearly Dawn today. The paratroopers said they counted 35 enemy dead on the Battlefield Southwest of coastal Tam by about 340 Miles Northeast of Saigon. Two paratroopers were killed and 19 wounded. The . Troops also reported and extremely stupid a said chairman j. W. Fulbright d-ark., of the Senate foreign relations committee. But Senate preparedness subcommittee chairman John Stennis d-miss., said the broadened bombing of North Vietnam reflects a More pressure philosophy which he supports. The new level of bombing came on the eve of Senate debate on president Johnson a foreign Aid program. Debate opening today already had been expected to bring fresh attacks on agreed to some Extension of warplanes options to strike what one subcommittee member called a lucrative strikes sunday against North vietnamese rail Yards to Miles from red China and Friday against Hanoi a Doumer Bridge came after Johnson lifted temporarily two major target restrictions. Pentagon sources say the administration will continue those restrictions except on certain key vital missions. The restricted areas Are a 30-mile diameter Circle around Hanoi penetrated two or three times previously and a 15-to-20-mile-wide Buffer zone along the North Vietnam red China Boundary. Fulbright said the bombing Johnson politicos in Vietnam near red China a is directly con and elsewhere in the world whether one variety of recent criticism that too sparing capturing 18 enemy another unit of the brigade bombing was toui1llv u suffered 12 wounded sunday j affected Johnson a decision to disastrous night in a 60mm mortar barrages acid new targets could not be defined by guerrillas. It Ermine As the White House about 40 Miles to the North fended off questions on the shift vietnamese rangers sweeping i in tactics. The ridges where they had Bat j Guy was Learned that Sten led an estimated 1,000 North nos subcommittee heard secret vietnamese regulars for two testimony last week from . Days West of Tam by said today j Ulysses s. G. Sharp Pacific tray to what was the established policy of the government in 1964 and it will Lead the country directly into the most Fulbright a committee including members already troubled Over Vietnam Cut Johnson a $3.4 billion foreign Aid request by $736 million. Senate democratic Leader they had killed 156 enemy soldiers and captured 45 weapons. They reported they had suffered moderate casualties in the initial engagement saturday. Two reinforcing battalions re j ported Light casualties. Vietnamese militia defending the Huong Dien sub sector Post on the coast to Miles North of Hue reported killing 52 Gerril commander that Johnson had Vietnam continued on Page 7 five White men wounded by negroes in shooting it took an awful lot of Turkey to feed the estimated 3,000 at the Barbecue held in conjunction with Merrifield fun festival on saturday. The sandwiches were prepared under the expert direction of Hanspeter Borg Worth manager of the Earl Olson farms ably assisted by a group of Merrifield women. Brainerd dispatch photo red China releases soviet ship Atter bitter protest by Anthony c. Collings Moscow apr the battered soviet merchant ship Svirsk limped out of the red chinese port of Dairen sunday a Moscow report said after the chinese released her Captain and three crewmen following a bitter Exchange of protest notes with the soviets. The soviet Union announced that seven tugboats full of red guards escorted the ship out of the yellow sea port. The Svirskas Hull superstructure and equipment bore anti soviet inscriptions. All the russian crewmen were aboard when the Svirsk headed for the soviet port of Vladivostok the announcement reported but the ships Docu Pope Paul expands curia High temperature new York apr the highest recorded temperature in the country sunday was 120 at death Valley Calif. The Low this morning was 39 at Pellston Mich. By Gerald Miller Vatican City apr with Little fanfare Pope Paul i is opening the doors of the conservative roman curia to direct influence by National conferences of roman Catholic Bishops around the world. This May turn out to be the most significant move in his developing program to make the curia the Central administration of the Church More democratic and Modem. The move was announced saturday with publication of a signed decree stipulating that diocesan Bishops would be made full members of the 12 congregations the major curia agencies. Seven Bishops will be named to each of the 12 congregations plus three Heads of orders to the congregation of the religious. This Means 84 Bishops from various conferences will come to the Vatican each year to attend the congregations plenary meetings dealing with policy and major decisions. The Bishops in effect will be representatives of Bishops in their homelands exercising for the first time a direct say on curia actions from the Bishops in the Field. The influence can be considerable depending on How Many cardinals Are already members. In the congregation for the doctrine of the Faith for example there Are now la curia cardinals headed by conservative Alfredo Cardinal Ottavi Anlo and 3 cardinals from the outside. With the Bishops the lineup will be la curia cardinals and to other prelates. In the consist orial congregation which deals with the selection and discipline of Bishops the present lineup is 16 curia cardinals and la from the outside. The new lineup will be 16 and 18, giving outside prelates a majority. Up to now appointments to top curia posts have practically amounted to life terms. The Bishops coming in from the dioceses will serve for five years then be replaced. This Means a regular turnover of people and ideas the new blood that progressive Church circles have been calling for. Ments were kept by the chinese. Soviet Premier Alexei n. Kosygin sent a Telegram to chinese Premier Chou in Lai saturday demanding that the red chinese release the Captain and captured crewmen and let the Svirsk sail. A peking broadcast heard in Tokyo however made no mention of Kosygin a Telegram in announcing that a the chinese government ordered the Captain and one other crewman to leave China and never come Back to this the ship arrived in Dairen july 22 and shortly after a pravda dispatch said second navigator Stanislav v. Ivanov was accused by chinese authorities of refusing to accept a Mao tse Tung badge. The chinese demanded that Ivanov be turned Over to them but capt. Viktor a. Korzhov refused. When the Captain went to the port office Friday to Register the Svirskas departure he arrested pravda said. The chinese version held that sunday sales investigated Minneapolis apr suburban police Are investigating shoppers City stores sales to see if they violate Minnesota a new sunday closing Law. Elliot Kaplan a shoppers City attorney said a if there is an arrest made we intend to Challenge the constitutionality of the Melvin Roth the firms president said a a we re just open for business and Selling All items in the store. Let the chips fall As they the new Law went into effect july i and has a list of items ranging from jewelry to wallpaper which May not be sold on sundays. Stores reported under investigation Are in Brooklyn Center and Maplewood. St. Louis Park police said they would wait until they received a complaint before investigating the shoppers City store in their Community. Penalties for violating the sunday sales Law Range from $100 Fine or to Days in jail upwards to $750 or six months. By Bill Neikirk Hammond la. A tests to the arrested negroes to a determine if any had fired group of negroes demanding a we want Beer a shot into a crowd of Whites barring their Way to a tavern sunday night wounding five White men state police said. Weapons recently. Sixty five state troopers armed with riot guns guarded the negro marchers who camped for the night at a school. State police and sheriffs Dep i so rats of Hammond were dollies raided negro bars at Coy erred in the predawn hours but in ton 20 Miles from Here be-1�?~h we a a of. Be fore Dawn today and arrested 2 tank indicated he would try to j i escort the marchers out of the area before their scheduled to . Departure. Negro men and women. Col. Thomas d. Burbank state director of Public safety rushed from Baton Rouge and said several of those jailed had taken part sunday in the Bogalusa civil rights a liberation March which stopped Here for the night in route to the state capital. A but they Haven to been regular marchers a said sheriff Tom Sanders of Tangipahoa Parish. A a in a say they were curiosity a. Z. Young Leader of the March denied any of his followers were involved. He said a fall of our people were the wounded men were hospitalized in Hammond. Authorities at the Hospital refused to give their condition. Col. Ray heard of the state crime Laboratory gave parafin negro festival in Watts draws big Happy crowd by Keith Hearn festival was the Lack of Whites los Angeles apr Festi Jin the crowd. But festival offi Val week Drew to a jubilant close vials said they understood the sunday in the negro Watts area Parade was the Hometown event of Southern los Angeles As an land the temperature was in the estimated 20,000 persons lined High 90s. About too marchers slept in the Ballpark of Greenville Park High school a negro school inside a ring of cars drawn together like covered wagons of the old West. Arc lights illuminated the area. Shortly before Dawn All but 20 left in cars for Bogalusa. Young said those who remained would continue the trek. White witnesses to the shooting said there was a racial Brawl at the combination bar and service station the Riverside inn earlier in the evening. They said a negro who was refused service cursed and struck a White Man and was beaten and kicked unconscious. Sheriff Sanders said la negroes later returned to the bar demanding Beer. They were told they would be served outside he said. When several Whites blocked the door said Sanders the negroes opened fire then fled to two cars. The curbs for an old fashioned main Street Parade. A ooh it All was just great just marvelous a an official said. I the 25-Block Parade led by de a throned world heavyweight boxing Champion Cassius Clay concluded the second annual Watts two crewmen at Edo r a Quot Mao summer festival. The celebre badge and then a wilfully insulted it and threw one badge into the peking called it a an intolerable act of sacrilege to red chinese continued on Page 7 Tion emphasized Pride involve ment and cooperation in the Community much of it rebuilt after the violent rioting of two Summers ago. Noticeable during the Parade a though not at the rest of the other parts of the festivities Well attended by Whites included Art shows poetry Reading carnival Booths jazz and gospel singing a count Basie concert and a miss Watts pageant. Police Many of them veterans of the 1965 riot which claimed 34 lives and $40 million property damage attended the Parade. Parade floats carried banners such As a Stop the world we want to get on a and a mixed Power will hasten the weather Minnesota fair to partly Cloudy tonight and tuesday with Chance of isolated thundershowers tonight continued warm Low tonight 58-65. Outlook wednesday fair to partly Cloudy and continued warm. Local weather maximum and minimum for 24 hours ending at 8 . Today at Walter Wieland Field maximum .82 minimum .61 8 . Today.66 noon today.77 year ago today maximum .69 minimum .58

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