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Chanute Tribune (Newspaper) - December 27, 1965, Chanute, Kansas Forecast fair warmer the Chanute Tribune single copy Price 7. Chanute Kansas 66720, monday december 27, l?6s 12 pages 74th year no. 2ll lbs retains faint Hope Slack in fighting holds Austin Tex. Apr pres-1 had initiated a new pause in Dent Johnson reportedly still bombings retained a Glimmer of Hope today that the fighting in Viet Nam will not return to pre Christmas ferocity. The fact that the United states had not resumed bombings of North Viet Nam even two Days after the end of the cease fire was seen As evidence that Johnson still was seeking a peaceful settlement. Joseph Laitin acting White House press Secretary was asked today if the United states i Quot i have no information whatsoever on that a he said. Asked if Johnson was devoting much time to Viet Nam during his Holiday stay in Texas Laitin said. A i done to know what percentage of his time he is spending on Viet Laitin reported Johnson was working at his desk today and had been in Telephone Contact with Washington aides include Cial assistant for National Security affairs. When the United states and South Viet Nam were considering last week a 30-hour Christmas cease fire so Long As their troops were not fired upon. Johnson kept aloof from the eventual announcement and. Publicly the decision making. A that s a matter to be decided in Saigon a said the Texas White House. Johnson made no Public comment on the cease fire even ing Mcgeorge Bundy his Spe-1 though he normally is Quick to not everything Tricia Jean Pillot received several Nice Christmas presents including the popular a baby first step Quot doll but Ole Santa Claus failed to fill one of her orders two front Teeth. The Trwin Phot by rum Corbitt six year old daughter of or. And mrs. Charles Pillot 403 s. Lafayette Tricia is spending today like most other children wearing and playing with her Christmas presents. Left hand pitch the birth of Angela sue Frie Derich Christmas morning at Neosho memorial Hospital daughter of or. And mrs. Gary Friederich 1315 n. Kansas was a very special event in the family of her great grandparents. Or and mrs. Otto Friederich 1007 n. Kansas and indeed the entire Friederich family. She is the first girl born in the Friederich family in 43 years. Or. And mrs. Otto Friederich Are the parents of three boys. The Little girls grandparents or. And mrs. Donald Friederich 1307 n. Kansas Are the parents of two sons and Angela sue has two Brothers. It had been predicted the child would be a boy and from Long experience the family accepted the prediction. Bot the mothers sister in Law using the string and Pencil test had said the baby would be a daughter. Or. And mrs. Wayne Reeves i n. Garfield Are the maternal grandparents. Avery plans delay in tax withholding no . Planes in skies but skirmishes on ground Topeka apr gov. William due Date for payment of taxes h. Avery said today he Likely owed by the taxpayer. And it would reduce state Revenue for fiscal 1966 but result in a corresponding gain in the succeed Lcy spots on highways Topeka apr icy spots on highways in North Central and Southwest Kansas Are making driving treacherous the Kansas Highway commission reported today. Icy conditions were reported on parts of k148 in Washington county and in Meade Ford Seward and Clark counties in Southwest Kansas. Will ask the 1966 budget session of the legislature to delay the Start of state income tax withholding. As the Law stands now withholding is to go into effect with the beginning of the new year. But Avery said he probably will recommend the legislature take emergency action after it convenes Jan. La to delay withholding until after the april 15 deadline for payment of income tax for the 1965 Calendar year. The governor said his recommendation hinges upon further studies of the effect the plan would have on state finances. Avery said it would not alter the tax obligation of the taxpayer and would not make any Long Range difference in state revenues. It would however delay the ing fiscal year. The plan Avery said is designed to give taxpayers in lower income brackets a break. Starting withholding Jan. I on the state level would mean an overlapping with the april 15 deadline for payment of 1965 state income taxes. Avery said the plan undoubtedly would be an inconvenience to state employers who would have to Start withholding procedures Jan. I Only to face a suspension of those procedures. Saigon. South Viet Nam apr a for the third straight Day the United states kept its planes out of North Viet names skies today but . Marines killed 63 Viet Cong in ground skirmishes after a Short interrupted Christmas truce. The marines reported strikes against the communists during patrols around the big . Air base at Danang 380 Miles Northeast of Saigon. The americans reported taking Light casualties. A squad of leathernecks pounced on about 40 Viet Cong killing 15 at a Hamlet called Quang a no. I. Two hours later a Marine platoon near Quang a no. 2, about two Miles southward was attacked by 75 Viet Cong armed with automatic weapons. The americans called in artillery support tanks and armed helicopters. When the Brief encounter was Over they counted the bodies of 41 communists. Minor crash rash Gibson store locates Here marines in other scattered actions against the reds reported killing seven Viet Cong during the Day. Air attacks were made Only on suspected Viet Cong concentrations in South Viet Nam . Spokesmen said. Ground action also was reported in Low key for the past 24 hours. Beyond confirming the suspension of the Aerial War which steadily had been closing in on the Hanoi Haiphong Industrial Belt . Officials in Saigon said Only that the orders came from Washington. Traffic fatalities hit record 707 on Holiday Here three persons were shaken up but not seriously injured in a two car collision at 9th and Santa be about 8 45 . Today. Weather top Rafure to Mith today i .35 yet Day. 44 saturday. 31 Friday. 35 Yaar ago today. 3 highest this Date 1944lowest this Date 1925relative humidity i i . 29.42, falling. Precipitation yesterday tract. Friday 1.14 inches. Area forecast generally fair tonight and tuesday. A Little warmer tuesday. Low tonight 15-20. High tuesday Middle 30�?Ts. Traffic fatalities Topeka apr Kansas traffic death log 72 hours to 9 . Monday�?16 for december�?51 for 1965-652 comparable 1964 period�?663. Topeka apr a a n s a n s shivered today in the coldest weather of the season. Gradual warming will begin by tuesday. No Snow of consequence is indicated. The Early morning Range was 7 degrees at Goodland to 34 degrees at Pittsburg. Most minimums were in the teens and 20s. They Are mrs. Carolyn Ambler. 26, of 1708 Edith mrs. Ruth Webb of 1715 Edith and mrs. Webb a daughter Cathy. Taken to Neosho memorial Hospital they were released after examination and treatment for Lew minor cuts. 22 mrs. Webb and her daughter were passengers in a car driven by mrs. Ambler. Driver of the other car was Carl Weiner i 88, of 904 s. Evergreen who was not injured. Police said the Ambler car was northbound and the Weiner car entering the intersection from the East. They estimated damage to the Ambler 1961 Ford at $300 and to the Weiner 1961 Cadillac at $200. Officers cited Weiner on a charge of failing to yield right of Way. A number of accidents occurred Here Friday and Over the Christmas weekend but no injuries of consequence were reported. Manhole cover on Highway us169 at 12th and Santa be flipped off the Hole. Police said a northbound 1963 Buick driven by Rhonda Holman 18, of 321 s. Allen tipped up the cover so that the cards left rear wheel dropped into the opening. The car went out of control and ran Over the curb receiving damage estimate continued on Page 2 a Gibson products co. Store will be opened Here sometime in Early Spring Jack Doyle Al Dorado supervisor of the firm said today. After a careful Survey of Chanute a location has been selected and plans Are to open a franchise Home owned Gibson products co. Store in the Spring said Doyle. The location was not disclosed. Gibson stores which handle general merchandise Are located in this area at fort Scott Parsons. Emporia Ottawa win in St and weilin8t�n there Are 200 Gibson stores throughout the . And Headquarters Are in Omaha. By the associated press the nations three Day Christmas traffic death toll broke All records for Holiday fatalities on the highways. The death toll reached 707 today As late reports were verified. The previous record traffic toll was 706 for a four Day Christmas weekend in 1956. Before the Holiday the National safety Council had estimated deaths would run Between 560 and 660. The toll included records in a number of individual states. In Ohio the state safety director Warren c. Nelson said the 49 deaths made the highest toll for any weekend in 1965 and perhaps the highest since records have been kept. Louisiana a superintendent of Public safety Thomas Burbanks said that states 32 was the worst toll since state police began keeping records 25 years ago. Rain sleet Snow and freezing temperatures Over much of the nation added to the expected hazards of Long distance travel minimum Daylight and roads jammed with cars. The safety Council said 80 1 million vehicles were on the area Holiday traffic Safe two cars were damaged about the 15 counties of Southeast the time set for Start of the pm Kansas that Are in the High Holiday traffic Check. It occur Way patrols fourth division de about 2 . Friday on a came through the Christmas county Road eight tenths of a holidays with an exceptionally Good traffic record division Headquarters Here said today. There were no traffic fatalities within the division during the Holiday period from 6 . Friday until Midnight last night and Only six Accident investigations. Twenty four persons were injured however some of them seriously. The wily Accident in the Chanute area investigated during mile West of Earlton and caused no injuries. Involved were a 1959 Chevrolet pickup driven by Orvel f. Smith 49, of Earlton r. I and a 1949 Chevrolet driven by Byron Fackler 76, Chanute r. 4. Troopers estimated damage to the pickup at $100 and to the car at $150. The division Headquarters said no traffic accidents were investigated within the entire division yesterday and that no arrests 3 30 . Yesterday when a the three Days happened before were made in the division throughout the Holiday period on charges of driving while intoxicated. One Hundred Twenty six arrests were made in the division for moving hazardous violations and 20 arrests for other violations. Thirty moving hazardous violation warnings were issued and five warnings for other causes. Twenty five services of assistance were Given. A number of accidents occurred during the bad weather Friday preceding the 6 . Starting time of the Holiday log. Traffic was particularly heavy that Day the patrol said. Road during the 78-hour period which started at 6 . Thursday and ended at Midnight sunday night. Several accidents accounted for dozens of deaths. Kansas toll 12 by the associated press twelve persons died in traffic accidents in Kansas Over tile Long Christmas weekend seven of them in a two car crash near Sublette sunday. Seven others were injured in the Sublette Accident. The Accident occurred a mile West of Sublette at the Junction of . 83 and 56. Lawrence Blakely 24, of Dodge City was the Only survivor in one car. He was injured. His wife Dana 22, and her sister and husband and Little boy mrs. Pauline Simmons 27, James j. Simmons 25, and Todd Simmons 8 months were killed. The Driver of the other car mrs. Dora g. Saldiver 27, of Leoti was injured. Two of her six children Nettie 4, and Cindy i were killed As was her Mother mrs. Sabena Gonzales. A Wichita woman mrs. Edith Allison 78, was fatally injured sunday when the car driven by her husband Ray Allison. 80, hit a safety Island. Allison was hospitalized. A Plainville. Kan., Man Keith e. Adams 38, was killed sunday when his ear ran off . 183 North of Stockton and struck a Row of Trees. A Kansas City woman mrs. Thomas Stevens 24, and her six weeks old baby Natalie died As the result of a one car Accident Friday at the East Topeka interchange of the Kansas Turnpike. Identify himself with Good news. In Many quarters his silence was interpreted As indicating reluctance to associate himself with a move that might go awry. And some observers were convinced after the cease fire failed to hold that this was his reasoning however one source close to the president cast Johnson a aloofness in a different Light by saying a the is silent because he is in Short according to this source Johnson said nothing because he was most interested in Hanoi s reaction reportedly he did not want to Cloud the atmosphere. It was not happenstance either it was said that the state department announced officially that american troops had been ordered not to fire except in self defense even after the end of the 30-hour cease fire and that the subsequent fighting was described As the president and the first lady attended sunday service at the first Baptist Church m Johnson City. He Shook hands with everyone in sight a even one of his secret service bodyguards a and he signed autographs readily. Afterwards. Johnson visited his boyhood Home and by coincidence gave his secret service bodyguard a scare. Caney youth shot killed Caney. Kan. A a 14-year-old Caney youth was shot and killed sunday while he and three friends were examining a 22 Caliper Rifle one had received for Christmas. Jimmy Dale Smith was shot in the head and was pronounced dead on arrival at a Caney Hospital. He was the son of or. And mrs. C. R. Smith. Deputy sheriff Harold Colt Harp of Montgomery county said it apparently was an Accident. He said the Semi automatic Rifle had been received by Gerald Finney 15. He and Smith and two other boys David Robbins and Rickey Robins were examining the gun in a bedroom at the Finney Home. Coltharp said Gerald pulled the ejection lever Back but nothing came out leading him to believe that the gun was not loaded. He then pulled the trigger and the Bullet struck Smith. City commission meets tonight the City commission will hold its last meeting of the year at 7 30 tonight at the memorial building. One of the items of business will be consideration of applications for 1966 retail Beer licenses. Intercepted letter dear Cha we wish people would make up their minds As to when they re going to Start trimming More off our pay checks so we can make a few plans ourselves. Yours nut kansans chuckle at Bright Little stories in state news during 1965 by Joe Degeorge associated press writer a policeman checking licenses of automobile Drivers took a look at one and handed it Back to the Motorist. A sir a he said a if you la sign this License it will be the flabbergasted Driver was Vern Miller Sedgwick county sheriff. The incident which occurred at Newton was one of the Many smile makers that brightened the Kansas scene in 1965. At Salina a businessman was examining a Job application. All went Well until he came to the answer the applicant had written to the question a what qualifications do you have a the answer a High Eye this one happened at Topeka a when Are you going to make that delivery a a Telephone caller asked impatiently. A what delivery a countered the girl who answered the phone. The caller then asked if he Wasny to talking to an appliance firm. A no a the girl replied a this is the labor and delivery room at Stormont Vail Wichita mayor William Tarrant chose communications As his topic for an appearance at a meeting of the league of Kansas municipalities. What happened when he got up to speak the loud speaker work. A visit to school and a meeting with her future teacher made for a big occasion for Little Cynthia Davis of Abilene who was looking Forward to entering kindergarten. The teachers last name was Johnson. Back Home Cynthia was asked what her teachers name was. She hesitated and replied a i done to remember for sure. I think it was at a meeting of the City commission at Wellington mayor Elton l. Hilt took note of a report that a number of traffic signs had been altered or defaced by vandals using Spray paint. A maybe a he said a we ought to make it a Law that you can to carry concealed Spray the commission took no action. Patrolman George Richardson went to a Salina Home to get a report on a dog bite incident and asked the woman of the House if her dog had been vaccinated for rabies. Assured that it had been Richardson pursued a where did it get its shots a a somewhere near the Tail a came the reply three women and two children had lunch at an Alton restaurant. The waitress asked the age of the youngsters explaining that those three or under eat for half Price one of the women replied that one of the children was Only 3. A i thought a broke in the child a i was 4.�?� up went the Price. Overheard on the Wichita to him de reports of a suspicious person at a used car lot a a Many a running across the Street. No he a coming Back now. Hold it. He a a police at Independence judge Warren b. Grant held a divorce action and awarded two children to the father. The Man told the court baby sitting costs would be $15 weekly. What did the judge do he ordered the wife defendant in the Case who was employed to pay the costs. John w. Barriger chairman and chief executive officer of the Katy Railroad paid a visit to Parsons and when it was Over he left a Trail of fire behind a Perls Al no the Railroad main line South of Parsons were set afire for half a mile or More by what Parsons firemen said obviously were Sparks from a locomotive. The train carrying Barriger passed the scene of the fires a Short time before they broke out. A two Star general became a sergeant in a hurry at a meeting of the Leavenworth rotary club the club president Harry Smith named maj. Gen. Harry j Lemley or. Of it. Leavenworth to the office of sergeant at arms. A National guard Convoy crossed the intercity viaduct at Kansas City headed for summer training at Camp Ripley Minn. As usual one Man was posted at the Bridge to help direct traffic. He was to be picked up by the rear truck in the Convoy. But something went wrong. Several hours after the Convoy cleared the Bridge the guardsman asked police and the Missouri Highway patrol to Contact the Convoy Miles ahead in Missouri. And then there was first grader Scott Boles of near Hutchinson who was cautioned to be on his Best behaviour when he left Home for his first Day of school. Naturally one of the first questions his parents or and mrs. Wayne Boles asked when he returned was whether he had been Good. A yes i was a he replied. A you know its easy to be Good the first Day. Its on Days after that its

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