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Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Brainerd, Minnesota The Brainerd daily dispatch Tim Totol medium. Serving tin Brainerd Trade Arba Quot in the heart of the Lake Region of Umi member of Tim awol to fran Brainerd Minnesota 56401, monday september 26, 1966 Kina pastors sir Stoa ase Kiwi sprees single copy to cents vol. 93-no. 44 Zwach dinner about 200 persons turned out saturday evening for a fund raising dinner for John Zwach Republican candidate for sixth District congressman. Shown Here left to right Are Norval Anderson Brainerd chairman of the county gop m. M. Red Welshons Brainerd George Carleton Emily and Zwach. Humphrey promotes pal Unity by Gerry Nelson Minneapolis apr vice president Hubert h. Humphrey bought scrambled eggs for Minnesota Del leaders sunday and told them to bring Home the november election Bacon by forgetting their pre primary differences. The democratic Farmers labor state Central committee cheered Humphrey for his thoughts. They clapped loudly for gov. Karl f. Rolvaag Winner of the party a nomination for governor. But some of the loudest cheers of All came when Humphrey read a Telegram from Rolvaag a vanquished foe it. Gov. . Keith and praised Keith in absent a As a a True soldiers in the party ranks. Keith had scores of supporters in the 400-member committee when he won the party endorsement last june in an unprecedented Rebuff to Rolvaag. And it was evident from the cheers that not All their minds were changed by Rolvaag a decisive primary Victory. Rolvaag was introduced As a the candidate of All Del Erst and Sang his part in the Harmony by dishing out Praise to fellow candidates even those who opposed him in the convention. Humphrey who has promised to Campaign for Rolvaag and the Del ticket got one of the cheers Back for the governor when he said republicans offer a Only the a i want Karl Rolvaag in that office a Humphrey thundered. The Job of Minnesota Deflers Humphrey said is essentially the same As Humphrey followers had in 1960, when they were licked by the late John f. Kennedy in a series of presidential primaries. After his defeat Humphrey said he made up his mind he would a be a Good soldiers and support Kennedy. Humphrey left for los Angeles late sunday and will Campaign in Western states this week returning to Minnesota next weekend. He will make his first pitch for the Rolvaag ticket at the state Al Cio convention in Rochester next monday. In referring to How he had bowed out to Kennedy in the primaries Humphrey said a a i came Home to ask you to do no More than i did myself a said Humphrey who entertained the a Fly ers at a Brunch preceding the party session. A primaries Are not easy a they test you a he said. And Humphrey added things Are said and done in primary Bat Johnson calling for the Resigna Les that should not be done. Ilion of agriculture Secretary judge drops attack Alabama by Rex Thomas j it was questionable whether teamsters Union official Antho Hayneville Ala. Apr the special Deputy would go to by Liuzzo was slain by gun a judge of state court threw out trial this week regardless of shots from a passing car March an assault charge today against Thagard s ruling because the 25, 1965, after the Selma to a former special Deputy sheriff murder charge against Thomas Montgomery civil rights March accused of wounding a civil a slaying of mrs. Liuzzo rights worker during an out and priority on the docket break of racial violence in mrs. Liuzzo the wife of Lowndes county last year. She had joined others in the March and was driving negroes Back to Selma. The decision by circuit judge Long seen Werth Thagard Means that the i 1�?�?�?�?. Photographer tells of flight Zwach says Olson votes with cities nearly 200 people turned out to hear sen. John Zwach Republican candidate for Congress of embattled . Marines South at a fund raising dinner held at 10f the demilitarized zone Marine Dies while . Planes try to reach him editors note a . Air Force gunships went to the Aid the Brainerd country club sat urday evening. Zwach majority Leader of the Minnesota Senate told the group that a your present congressman has not properly represented this District. He has voted with the big cities and against the Zwach said that incumbent Del congressman Alec Olson a voted against allowing the people of each state the right to determine How their state legislature should be Zwach said that inflation is no longer a creeping in on us it is he said that the Way to curb inflation is to Cut government spending and balance the budget. Calling for a return to a common sense in handling the nations finances a Zwach said that Olson has voted to increase the National debt by 23 billion dollars Over the past four earlier in the Day Zwach opened a Brainerd Campaign Headquarters at 205 South seventh St. Talking with nearly too people who stopped in to visit Over Coffee and donuts Zwach announced that he intended to a end a Telegram to president South Viet Nam sunday night. Associated press photographer Rick Merron was aboard one. I apr the medical corpsman Here is his report. By Rick Merron near the demilitarized zone South Viet Nam Romance May be serious George Hamilton joins Johnson family reunion a but if you Are going to keep score in politics you will be a scorekeeper and never an officeholder a Humphrey said. Humphrey continued on Page to Orville Freeman. The contents of the Telegram were made Public this morning. Zwach said that the president candidates continued on Page to Republican anti poverty plan asks local funds by John Beckler Washington apr republicans Are ready with their own Antipoverty plan today As the administrations much criticized program finally reached the House floor. House Republican Leader Gerald r. Ford says the gop plan would Cost the government less than half As much. The Michigan Republican said in an interview the Gopas so called equal Opportunity Bill would Cost about $1.75 billion of which $750 million would be paid by state and local governments and private Industry. The administration Bill which would carry the War on poverty into its third year would Cost $1.75 billion a All in Federal funds. Ford said the gop plan to be introduced this week is a Concrete example of the republicans drive to Cut Federal spending. He said cuts Are imperative a because of the Johnson Humphrey inflation we re faced with a primarily because of excessive spending out of the Federal Ford declined to speculate on the gop Bill a chances for enactment. Democratic House leaders predict the administration Bill will pass by a narrow margin in spite of rough opposition. Ford announced the Republican plan saturday at a news conference in grand rapids Mich the administration Bill comes to the House floor after a Long delay while Congress is working on several major Bills in a drive toward mid october adjournment. If they can squeeze it in House leaders also want to get passage of one of president Johnson a anti inflation measures. It would suspend the 7 per cent investment credit for Industry and certain tax advantageous depreciation formulas. By Frances Lewine Washington apr president and mrs. Johnson a daughter Lynda Bird and actor George Hamilton had a water skiing picnicking ranch Date in Texas Over the weekend and speculation heightened about their Romance. They were Gay smiling companions at the Johnson ranch chamber drive raises $9,000 contributions for construction of a new chamber of Commerce building Here total More than $9,000 today and Many solicitors still have not reported in according to Jerry Thorne finance committee chairman. Eleven new members have also been added to the Century club donors who have contributed $100 or More to the Campaign. Plans Call for building a new Structure on the site of the pres sunday Quot Church services her parents at but gave no hint of anything More serious than just another Date. Hamilton 26, and Lynda 22, flew to Texas from Hollywood to join a Johnson family reunion at the ranch with newlyweds Luci and Patrick j. Nugent and Nugentq a brother Marine it. Ger Ard p. Nugent jr., just Back from Viet Nam duty and vacationing with his wife Phyllis. The presence of Hamilton in this close family group was what gave a bit More importance to this weekend Date. He was with the Johnsons on their flight Back to the capital Early today. Lynda has been off on a visit to Hawaii with friends. She returned by Way of California where Hamilton squared her around and gave a Hollywood dinner party in her Honor. In recent weeks both Lynda and Hamilton have been reported dating other friends. Lynda was beaming when she turned up on Hamiltons to ent building. Total Cost is Esti Ith sprawled beside two badly wounded marines. He had done All he could and desperately needed help. It was inky dark. North vietnamese troops that had ripped into the marines at dusk with mortars now were pouring in automatic Rifle fire. American artillery blasted Back at the enemy positions. Through the crackle and Roar of the fighting could be heard the whirling Blades of helicopters. Gunships medical evacuation choppers and a twin engine c47 a puff the magic dragon a bristling with armament a were churning through the darkness to the embattled marines. Two companies of the 2nd battalion 7th marines were just South of the demilitarized zone Between North and South Viet Nam. For two Days they had battled a Well dug in enemy Force. The Navy corpsmen on the ground Donald Birdwell of Midland Tex., spoke into a radio phone at the incoming aircraft. A a in be got two seriously wounded men Down Here a he said. A one can to last More than 20 minutes unless we get him out. And in be got a lot More on my his voice came through faintly in the planes. But his meaning was Clear. A ooh god a one Pilot said a i wish i could find a Landing strip to get in there and help them defendant Thomas l. Coleman cannot be indicted again and cannot be tried for the Shotgun attack on the Rev. Richard Morrisroe a White Catholic priest from Chicago. Immediately afterwards the court got ready for the trial of a Kun flux Klansman Eugene Thomas on a murder charge in the killing of Viola Gregg Liuzzo another White civil rights Volunteer. The dismissal of the assault and Battery indictment against Coleman came when state atty. Gen. Richmond Flowers asked the judge to nol pros the charge which would have meant simply to drop it for want of prosecution but leave the Way open for a later grand jury to return another and perhaps More serious indictment. After a conference in an adjoining room Thagard dismissed the assault and Battery charge a with prejudice which Means no other indictment can be returned in that Coleman 56, a one time special officer and a Highway in youth who spoke to girls sought in Percy slaying Kenilworth 111. Apr a 19-year-old youth was sought for questioning in the Valerie Percy slaying today As police beefed up their forces for a Long investigation. The investigation a is going to take a Long time a said Kenilworth police chief Robert m. Daley. He said state troopers had joined his 11-Man Force trying to track Down the Slayer of miss Percy 21, daughter of Charles h. Percy gop nominee for the u. S. Senate from Illinois. Police sought for questioning a youth about 19 who spoke to Valerie and her twin sister Sharon some 30 hours before Valerie was killed. Police said the girls sat near the youth in an elevated train car As they returned Home from their fathers Chicago Campaign Headquarters. They quoted Gordon tells of hard Job during space trip Ginger by profession sat among Sharon As saying her sister in the spectators in the courtroom. Flowers has said repeatedly he feels Coleman should have been indicted on a More serious charge than assault and Battery which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $500 Fine. Dismissal of the lesser indictment would leave the Way open for a later grand jury to charge Coleman with a More serious offence. Morrisroe 26, was critically wounded and a companion Seminary student Jonathan Daniels of Keene n.h., was slain by Coleman aug. 20, 1965, while the two clergymen were in Lowndes county helping negroes in a voter registration drive. Coleman admitted shooting both men tense. Traduce the youth by his first name Only. Sharon told police the conversation then ended. She said the youth transferred trains with them and got off at their Stop walked behind them a Short distance and then took another path. The Percy family went into seclusion at an undisclosed location. Police reported that Percy and Sharon Percy had Given them new leads. Chief Daley said the information had been relayed by a family Friend. Without disclosing specifics Daley said they had Given him the names of new possible suspects and additional information on persons previously considered suspects. Valerie Percy was beaten and stabbed repeatedly sept. 18 the Percy Home. N mated at $30,000. Following Are the new Century club members Meyer cleaners and launderers Hoffman electric Marv Nutting insurance a amp w Corral drive in Brainerd country club Brainerd foundry inc., Merrifield carpet loft Plaza furniture Essers bar Peterson and Cleveland Pas Lenny a garage and Mcdonald co., inc. U. S. Tour Bonn Germany apr Gen. Ulrich de Maiziere West Germany a new armed forces chief will Fly to North America late this week to tour military eels installations in Canada and the United states the defense ministry announced today. Miles from Tex., 14 ranch. The Young couple sat Side by Side in a Pew with the Johnsons. Hamilton a Christian scientist held the hymn and prayer books and Lynda an Episco Blanco out the lbs the gunship helicopters swirled in blazing machine gun fire. A a puffy splattered bullets from its three guns a 6,000 rounds a minute. Minutes ticked by. Life was ebbing from the Host critically Palian leaned Over his Toi it Marine grand jury opens investigation of mafia conference Many dead and missing in japanese typhoon Tokyo apr hundreds of police and soldiers were pressed into disaster duty today to clean up the debris restore communications and dig out the dead from the worst typhoon to hit Japan in seven years. Typhoon Ida smashed into the heartland of Japan the Tokyo and it. Fuji area Early sunday while typhoon Helen was still beating Southern Japan with less ferocity. National police Headquarters said the latest count was 197 dead 123 missing and nearly 1,-000 injured. Damage to . Military installations was estimated at More than $6 million. Government officials estimated japanese damage at More than $300 million. Casualty toll since 5,041 died near Nagoya on sept. 26, 1956, . Army Headquarters said no americans were badly injured. A third big typhoon june was churning in the Pacific. Weathermen said it might approach Japan thursday if it read responses. Occasionally they exchanged smiling glances. The president spending a weekend at his ranch was being ecumenical with his family. He went to 8 . Mass at St. Francis Xavier roman Catholic Church with the Young Nugentq who Are catholics. Then at la he attended St. Michael and All Episcopalian Church with his wife Lynda and Hamilton. The president is a member of the Christian Church. When asked if he would go to his own Church too the president smilingly replied a fall of them Are a medical evacuation helicopter slanted Down through the bullets to try and get in. It exploded in a great Ball of flame. Fiery chunks of Metal shot into the sky. It had been hit by an artillery Shell fired in support of the surrounded troops. The Marine crewmen and a medical corpsman aboard were killed. The Pilot of a puff a capt. Edward Mckee 28, of mount ver Viet Nam continued on Page to by Ronald Thompson space Center Houston Tex. Apr gemini la space Walker Richard Gordon revealed today he was a tired and had a pretty High heart rate even before he left the spaceship to take his shortened stroll in orbit. And he said what he thought would be a 30-second task of tying gemini la to an Agena with a 100-foot Cord turned out to be a a monumental task of but claimed self de j about 30 i Gordon a walk in space Dur ing the record smashing flight of gemini la was eventually Cut Short because he worked so hard sweat poured Down his face into his eyes. He told a news conference that he and his flying partner Navy cmdr. Charier Conrad jr., got about two hours ahead of time in preparations for the stroll the second Day aloft and even considered asking officials to let Gordon begin one orbit Early. A so essentially i was setting there with no Cooling Gordon said noting that he was already bundled up just waiting in Hist this Point he was off the spaceships coolant system and the pressure suit environment system was not yet turned on. They stopped the preparations and Gordon went Back to the spacecraft system for Cooling. As a result he said. A i was tired and had a pretty High heart rate before we opened the new York apr a Queens grand jury today opens its probe of what has been dubbed a a Little Apalachin meeting of mafia chieftains. The jury begins hearing the 13 reputed mafia leaders arrested while lunching at a Forest Hills Queens restaurant last thursday. The 13 originally were to be charged with consorting with Bulky spacesuit known criminals each other but the prosecutor later changed his plans and the men were held four As material witnesses in the Navy grand jury probe. Dist. Atty. Nat Hentel and the police have compared the gathering to the 1957 underworld confab at Apalachin n.y., which state police raided. Each of the 13 is free in $100,-000 bail a $1.3 million in All. Gordon said he really got tired while straddling the nose of the gemini la while it was linked to an Agena rocket they had captured in the worlds quickest rendezvous. He looped the Cord from the Agena to the gemini for a later formation flight Experiment. He called this the a biggest Shock of my Gordon explained that in simulations on Earth he could do the Experiment in about 30 seconds but found it difficult in space to sit on the nose of the spaceship and use both hands. A i was unable to sit on the spacecraft like i had done in Zero a aircraft he said. A i kept floating astronauts use air planes on Earth to take Steep dives and simulate weightlessness for Brief periods. A fall i had Dom in about 30 seconds in simulations turned out to be a monumental task of about 30 minutes a Gordon said. A it was easy to perform in astronauts continued on Page to weather Pope Marks birthday with regular schedule Vatican City apr Pope Paul i marked his 69th birthday today with a Normal 18-hour work schedule and no arrangements for any special Observance. On the eve of his birthday the Pope cautioned some 1,200 Lead stays on its present course. Roman Catholic theologians the weekend typhoons and particularly Ida caused mul Tim Ilion Dollar damage including 60 per cent of the Pear and grape crops in Yamanashi prefecture site of it. Fuji. Salty rain carried by the typhoon also did widespread damage to harvests. Ida hurled the most violent winds Ever recorded by japanese weathermen a 202-mile j to move carefully in interpreting the vast changes outlined by the Vatican ecumenical Council. It was the highest typhoon j gusts a at the top of it. Fuji. Earnings increase Minneapolis apr general Mills estimated today that its first Quarter earnings of its fiscal year Are $6.59 million or to per cent higher than the $5.99 recorded in the same period one i year ago. In Washington gop gains Young votes Minnesota scattered showers spreading from Southwest Over South portion by evening scattered showers Over much of state tonight and tuesday but with partial Clearing from North to South during tuesday continued Cool but temperatures not quite so Low tonight Low tonight 34-46 High tuesday 52-60. By Ralph de Toledano in Washington there is general agreement that Bobby Kennedy Hopes to become president by moving steadily to the left. This As he has told intimates will bring him youth of the nation an increasingly Large segment of the general population. But is Bobby fooling himself Are the younger voters s i Ned sealed and delivered to the democrats a recent poll by the Detroit news would seem to prove pulled ahead despite or. Will de Toledano otherwise. At in Michigan is the Senate seat held by Republican Robert p. Griffin who was a House member until he was appointed to fill the senatorial seat of the late Pat Mcna iams Money and his subservience to the Law. If senator Griffin can hold his Lead he will score a real upset come november. But this is actually a local Story. Of National interest How Mara. Or. Mcnamara some lever is the breakdown of the times known As the private sen Detroit news tally. It shows local weather maximum and minimum for 24 hours ending at 8 . Today at Walter f. Wieland Field minimum .59 maximum .26 8 . Today .29 noon today .58 year ago today maximum .46 minimum .19 five Day forecast Minnesota tuesday thru saturday temperatures will Ator of Walter Reuther and the for one thing that except for the average 10-14 degrees below United Auto workers was a a a Safe senator and or. Grif Law controlled Wayne county vote soapy Williams would be1 finds tenure was generally con out of the running a making Side red to be no More than a Brownie Points for Walter Reu Brief one. When g. Mennen ther who is Able to deliver 63 soapy Williams won the demo percent of its vote cratic nomination or. Griffin s but of much More significance Fate seemed dreary. But senator Griffin according1 in Washington to the Detroit news poll Hasi continued on Page 4 the Normal highs of 60-66 North 66-69 South and Normal lows of 37-42 North 42-47 South turning cooler begin ing of period and Cool throughout week. Precipitation is expected to average .10 to .25 Inch in showers Early in the period. # a

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