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Creston News Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 5, 1965, Creston, Iowa Creston news advertiser vol. 85. A number 54. Daily since dec. 5, 1881 Creston Iowa saturday june 5, 1965. Ten cent legislature adjourns last night adopted $267 million budget raised Many taxes in longest session Des Moines ltd democrats promised changes last january when they took control of the legislature for the first time in three decades. The legislature which went Home Friday set some Marks which should stand at least another 30 years. The Senate adjourned at 10 55 p. M. Friday. The House adjourned at 11.10 p. M. It was the longest regular session in Iowa history a 145 Days. It raised or extended several taxes moved toward major reorganization of government strike Back at reds in ambush helicopters held in Viet actions Saigon Viet Nam of a government forces badly battered by Viet Cong ambushes in recent Days struck Back Wilh the Aid of armed . Helicopters and claimed today they killed 49 communist guerrillas in a single action Friday. A . Military spokesman reported that Quick action by . Army helicopter Crews accounted for 20 of the Viet Cong dead. Six captured six reds were captured and eight others taken As suspects in the operation near Vinh Long 53 Miles Southwest of Saigon. Vietnamese units continued to comb the area saturday with the support of armoured and artillery units. Four government soldiers reportedly were killed and four others were wounded with a . Army adviser in fridays clash. The adviser was struck in the left by hand grenade fragments. Lie was not injured seriously. Government forces were not As fortunate in another engagement Friday. They reportedly killed five Viet Cong but suffered 18 dead two wounded and 32 missing themselves after a communist battalion attacked three hamlets 265 Miles Northeast of Saigon. An offensive this brought to 299 the toll of government forces killed wounded or missing in action in the last three Days. The High toll and pronouncements by a High . Military spokesman and a communist chinese propaganda Organ underscored that the Long awaited Viet Cong Monsoon offensive had begun. The . Spokesman said in Saigon Friday that a the important Battle of the summer of 1965 has just been joined. Events have been such that we Are moving into an Imja it rant period of the gave schools More Money than Ever before and adopted a record budget of Alxxia $267 million. Increased taxes sen. Richard Stephens a Ainsworth said it also passed 25 Bills which will produce varying increases in local property taxes. Iowa Republican chairman Robert Ray said the legislature a left iowans overburdened with new taxes at every level of government and failed to provide truly representative government by Luming Down legislative eliminating secret sessions and committee meetings the 1965 legislature fought on the floor issues that otherwise might have been quietly axed without a major fuss. Keep right to work the resulting Donnybrook Over revision of the right to work Law to legalize the Union shop divided the democrats and left democratic gov. Harold Hughes without the changes he fought for. The Union shop proposal was beaten. It was a session that approved eight proposed amendments to the Iowa Constitution a More than any other legislature in history. Big City i it democrats in the House teamed to defeat a pro posed constitutional amendment which could have weakened suspend fines in Bingo cases Davenport ltd it a municipal judge Phil Steffen has Given 99 of the 144 persons charged in a raid on a Bingo parlor Here suspended $5 fines. Judge Steffen said Friday in suspending fines for nearly All the women arrested in the raid that a a there a no doubt it was a violation but they did no to know cases involving the others charged in the thursday night raid were set for a later Date. Hughes Calls 1965 legislature most courageous Des Moines in a the 1965 legislature was described to it play by gov. Harold Hughes As the most courageous in Iowa history. The legislators who wound up the longest regular session Ever last night a fought with each other and everybody else including me a Hughes said at a news conference. A this was no congregation of rubber Stamps. A no legislature in Iowa a history has shown such courage in meeting Headon the momentous Public interest problems that confront our state. A you can accuse them of wrangling and of getting off the course at times a Hughes said. A but nobody can deny that they demonstrated the courage of their convictions. A in due time it will be recognized that the 61st general Assembly delivered for the state an historic cargo of Public interest legislation that will Benefit iowans for generations to swedish Princess is visiting . New York ltd a Princess Christina of Sweden arrived in new York last night from Stockholm for a 17-Day visit in the United states. The 21-year-old Princess is scheduled to attend a White House Ball tonight Given by Lynda Bird Johnson the president s older daughter. Hope Pool can open monday the Creston municipal swimming Pool will open at 1 . Monday if the Pool staff can Complete work on the filtering system Steve Clark Pool manager said Hulay. Clark said it will depend upon How much time is needed to get the filter system into full operation before a decision on opening can ix1 made. One filter is operating and the other is being assembled. If the filter is not ready for the monday opening the put a it a will open As soon As the work is completed. Registration for the red Cross swimming and life saving classes will Start monday at the City Hall Here. The registration will be held from 9 . Until noon each Day next week. The red Cross classes will Start on monday june 14. The classes will meet during the morning hours when the Pool is not open for Public swimming. Senate votes to split California Sacramento Calif. M a californians embattled Senate fighting reapportionment like the �?T49ers beat off Gold mining claim junipers has acted to split the nations most populous state in two. But the state Assembly gov. Edmund g. Brown a and maybe tho Congress of the uniter states a All appeared ready to head the move off at the pass. Sen. Richard j. Dolwig a Republican from the san Francisco Bay area Community of san Mateo offered his plan As an answer to a Federal court order for the Rural dominated Senate to re apportion itself by july 1. Dolwig reacted in angry Frontier fashion to an order that would turn the legislative upper House Over to populous counties particularly t h o s e in the Southern part of the state. But the Assembly dominated by Southern California was certain to turn the plan Down. A a we re one state one California a snapped assemblyman Don Allen d los Angeles w Hose Assembly committee would have to approve the legislation. Gov. Brown has spoken similarly in the past. The Senate voted 27-12 Friday n i g h t for a constitutional amendment dividing the state at the Tehachapi mountains. A 22-16 vote sent a companion Bill to the Assembly. Pending is a Resolution asking Congress to approve the separation. The Southern state would have a population of 10.3 million a the third largest in the nation. It would consist of los Angeles Ventura san Bernardino Orange Riverside san Diego and Imperial counties. The Northern state which would have 7.8 million people would have 51 counties. One senator said a there Are two different worlds in steam engine to spend hour Here the Burlington railroads Only Coal burning steam locomotive will make a one hour Stop in Creston this afternoon. Engine no. 4c90-an of a Type is pulling an Illinois rail fan club special train which is on a a journey to yesterday rail fan excursion trip from Chicago 111., to Colorado Springs Colo. The special train was scheduled to arrive Here at 1 30 ., but Railroad officials Here said it May be later when it arrives because it is making special movie stops on the Way. It is scheduled to leave at 2 30 . After the engine is serviced with Coal and water in the Creston Yards. It will Stop on a track South of the depot while it is being serviced. A Clam Shell Crane will fill the tender with Coal from a Gondola car. The engine also will receive water while Here. The steam engine is pulling the train from Ottumwa to Omaha Nebr. The special train is attached to regular passenger trains for the rest of the run Between Chicago and Colorado Springs. D. K. Mccaulley will be the Engineer when no. 4960 pulls out of Creston this afternoon. Gail Potts will be the special trains conductor of the Creston division. The Burlington Railroad which has converted to diesel locomotives for All regular trains has retained two steam engines no. 4960 and the larger no. 5632, an 0-5 Type for rail fan and children a excursions. Their party by requiring sub distracting of Multi seat legislative districts. This Drew fire from republicans although Hughes had asked for passage of the measure. Pay raise the legislature voted a pay raise for the governor and gave him new Power Over state spending. But it refused to approve $250, pm for a new governors mansion. Pay raises also were approved for members of the next legislature for other state employees up and Down tax ranks and for county employees. The legislature ordered erection of a new state office build British marking Dunque que Rescue Dunke que France ltd bagpipes whined through the streets of this once destroyed City today As nearly 300 British veterans marched to the beaches scene of their evacuation 25 years ago. The 1st Royal scots band led the Parade on the second Day of ceremonies marking the 25th anniversary of the Rescue of the 350,000-Man British expeditionary Force he 1,000 Small British boats in world War ii. Ing and a mental Hospital and i financed a Host of smaller structures mainly at institutions of higher learning. Vocational schools it authorized a new system of area vocational schools and appropriated $6 million to help build at least four of them. It directed that All areas of the state be in a District supporting a High school by july 1966. It did away with the death penalty substituting life imprisonment for hanging As the states severest punishment for criminals. It liberalized unemployment compensation benefits and out-1 flawed use of professional strike Breakers to replace striking workers. It established statewide Daylight saving time. Primary in september it moved the primary Lection held in event numbered years from june to september. The lawmakers worked literally Day and night and some saturdays but some Bills of major interest nevertheless died for Lack of action. Left hanging without reaching a Senate vote was one of the democrats major proposals enactment of a civil service system for state employees. Passed by the House it was debated briefly by the Senate twice late in the session but saw no further action. A Bill backed by Hughes to make the Sec try of agriculture appointed by the governor 1 rather than elected passed the House hut never reached a vote in the Senate. Withhold tax to raise Revenue tie legislature ordered withholding of state personal income taxes from salaries to a ginning next year when iowans also will pay taxes on 1965 income under the old sys j Tom. It increased taxes on cigarettes from five to eight cents a Parka a and on gasoline from six to seven cents a gallon it boosted the corporate m income tax rate from three to four per cent extended the sales tax to Motel and hotel rooms and ordered Many retailers to turn m sales tax collections monthly instead of quarterly and hiked the Cost of licenses to drive fish and Hunt. But it also voted a record $12.5 million a year in state Aid to schools including a 73 per cent increase to $33.5 million in general Aid. It set out $2.2 million for state Aid to help sustain the new area vocational schools and Junior colleges. It raised the agricultural land tax credit fund which helps reduce the school tax Burden on farm land from $11.25 million to $15 million a year. Make plans for Barbecue at Afton Afton a plans for the big beef Barbecue that will be held at noon on june 26 As a feature of the Iowa beef improvement association Field Day were made at a meeting of the food and serving committee last night. The committee of which Chuck Ehm and Brad Jackson Are co chairmen met at the Fairgrounds at Afton. Ehm said the in Rimor Lions club has agreed to set up the tables and chairs and other facilities for serving the huge crowd expected to attend the Barbecue. Clyde Kilpatrick Bill Winkler and Gary Eginoire were appointed by the club As the committee in charge. The serving of the Barbecue will be handled by the Afton commercial club. It has appointed Harold Johnson and i be Raster As co chairmen for its participation in the Barbecue. The agricultural Bureau of the Creston chamber of Commerce will take Down the serving facilities and clean up the serving area. Jerry Lehman and or. A1 Pokorny will be the co chairmen for this work. Rudy Ehm chairman of the Barbecue pit committee met with the serving committee last night. He pointed out the area selected for the Barbecue pit and areas for the serving lines and serving areas were designated. The big beef Barbecue will be a highlight of the All Day inventors show their projects two Creston area inventors Are exhibiting their ideas and products at the Iowa inventors Congress being held in Waterloo Friday and today. Also attending the show is Joseph g. Knock of Creston a member of the Iowa development commission on inventions and his son Karl. The local inventors Are Franklin Kinkade of Creston with a device called a Trench tractor and Robert Griffin and Virgil l. Speed of Orient with four designs for a fishing chair. Kinkade a machine has been designed to prepare and Lay tile after a Trench or ditch has been opened for it. The machine has two special features it can Lay tile much As a person we Ould except by machine and it can operate in quite deep ditches and thus provide a major safety Factor against caverns. The operator is always out of the ditch and away from any Cave in danger. Or. Kinkade operates an excavation and underground construction firm. Or. Griffin and or. Speed have been engaged in the fishing chair design for some time. A few years Hack they had quite a number of these chairs out. Since then they have revised and improved upon the design in various matters and now have four different designs or models. Or Knock said today that 150 industrialists Friday visited the show which is being held on the Dairy cattle Congress grounds in Waterloo. The general Public is visiting the show Loday. The show is sponsored by the Waterloo chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Iowa development commission. several Iowa taxes will go up next month Des Moines ltd a iowans will pay More taxes in a variety of ways As the result of Bills passed by the 1965 legislature. Here show starting next month cigarettes will go up three cents a pack from five to eight cents in state tax. The tax on gasoline will Rise from six to seven cents a gallon. A state tax of two per cent will be added to the Price of rooms in hotels and motels. The Cost of a Drivers License will be $5 instead of $3 every two years. Next Jan. 1 state income taxes for 1966 will be deducted from paychecks through a new with astronauts and spaceship both in Good shape Houston in astronauts James a. Mcdivitt and Edward h. White still in go it i shape and remarkably Alert soared past the Halfway Point of their Marathon space ride today As medical monitors maintained a close watch on their condition. Americans newest heroes who cracked the it. S. Space endurance record last night reached the midpoint of their planned four Day trip at 11 14 . Cd today As their gemini 4 space ship zipped High Over the United states on orbit no. 32. Rest sleep a a we re in Good shape up Here a a command Pilot Mcdivitt reported to the ground this morning. He added however that he was a a trifle weary and during the night he had his Best sleep vet. White who provided the main excitement of the planned four Day flight by taking a 20 minute excursion in space thursday was asleep at the time the report was made. John Hodge a Mission control Center flight director reported this morning that the astronauts spent a a very uneventful night. We did what we were supposed to do following the flight plan gathering medical data eating drinking sleeping and performing monday noon Hodge said the astronauts appeared to let a As Alert As if they had Only been in space for five minutes instead of More than 47 hours. He reported spacecraft conditions were excellent and there was nothing in sight that could cause an Early termination of the Mission. Their 97-hour 50-minute voyage is scheduled to end at 12 06 . Monday with a Parachute splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean 400 Miles Southwest of Bermuda. Hodge said he was impressed with the a enthusiasm and the awareness and awareness with which they re answering questions on what they re doing and How they re doing take pictures during the morning the astronauts took turns taking pictures of prominent Earth Points which might be used As reference Points to guide project Apollo astronauts returning from Moon voyages. During the night White slept through a routine medical examination and had to he awakened in the 27th orbit for the exam. The astronauts reported seeing another satellite whirling through the heavens Friday and trackers today were trying to determine which one it might have been. Sights satellite Mcdivitt said that during the 19th orbit he sighted an orbiting object a with big arms sticking Earth he look movies but the glaring Sun presented him identifying it or estimating its distance from the gemini 4. There was some speculation it was the Pegasus 2 meteoroid selection satellite launched May 25 from Capo Kennedy. At a Midnight press briefing Mission control officials said Thev had determined at least 10 new Effort for dominican peace Oas sends new peace Mission Santo Domingo Domini the proper direction to be of can Republic ltd a the stale served by the flight director Eugene Kranz added that All or the quot Pace fragments Are american manufacture. Soviet satellites were put in a different track. Satellites were within Alx it it 600 Miles of the spacecraft at the time Mcdivitt reported the sighting. The Pegasus b was about 1,200 Miles a in three killed in Nebraska Bank big Springs neb. Ltd a huge posse spread out across its comments on the report on sprawling Plains of Western no Survey for flood control on Braska and Eastern Colorado grand River and its tributaries today Hunting an icy Calro gun a Missouri and Iowa to the Iowa will not oppose grand River project Des Moines a the Iowa natural resources Council an nou Civi today it has submitted chief of the army engineers. The plan for development of water resources for the grand River Basin As outlined in the i Jex it it will include the Mercer Reservoir on the Weldon River which will Imti hand water in late Friday sheriff Slahor a i Missouri and in Decatur county 6-foot-1 Man in a wide brim in j a a Man who killed three Bank employees with shots in the Back and wounded a fourth. Quot every available Man in 100 Miles is inking part a said sheriff flood Stahr. Holding system. But in april Field Day program which is sex 1966 iowans also will pay on petted to bring a huge crowd 1965 income a two taxes in one of beef producers to the fair year. Grounds at Afton on saturday higher rates on inheritances june 26. J also will go into effect. The Central committee for the 1 on the brighter Side persons Field Day will meet at the fair owning securities which have grounds tuesday evening to j been taxed As moneys and cred Check on arrangements for the its will gel a break. Five Mills Field Day with chairmen of All of the six Mills tax has been re committees. Pealed. However the loss will Russell cheers of Rural Afton be made up by a higher income is chairman of the Central com-1 tax rate on taxable income Over Mittee. $9,000. Allot recreation funds to Iowa Washington in a the first allocation of Federal funds for state and territorial development of outdoor recreation facilities includes $157,868 for Iowa. The Grant to Iowa part of a total of $10 million was an Western hat made his Headquarters in the Bank. State troopers Fri agents sheriff s officers and police from neighbouring towns trooped in to report to him. The 510 residents of this Village astride the Denver to North Platte Highway 10 Miles North of the Colorado Border were stunned by the killings Friday. A i have no idea Why he shot them a said county atty. Robert Richards. A they did no to resist when he told them to Lay Down on their the gunman fired eight times As the four Lay on the floor of the Farmers state Bank. Three died instantly. The fourth was critically wounded. Killed were Andreas Kjeldgaard 77, a Bachelor who was president of the Bank Glenn Handrieksen 59, the cashier and Las Ann Hothan 35, bookkeeper. Franklin Kjeldgaard 25. Nephew of Andreas was taken to it a Denver Hospital with wounds in the neck and Hack. The Hospital said today he was in critical condition. It was noon a lion the gunman drove up to the Little red Brick Hank on main Street. Franklin Kjeldgaard barely Able to talk told police the Man a did no to seem Tough when he entered the Bank. He said the killer was about 35, and wore his hair Crew Cut. He was neatly dressed in a dark suit. Only the senior Kjeldgaard and his three employees were in the Hank. The Man first asked about obtaining a loan. Then he pulled a pistol and ordered the four victims to lie on the floor face Down. Franklin Kjeldgaard Wasny to certain what happened next. But state authorities said tax Bandit looted the Cash drawers of about $1,5 and then w asked into the vault. He found the Safe locked. He then returned to the main room and started shooting. The Iowa natural resources Council found that All of the project works with tho exception of the Mercer Reservoir will be entirely in the state of Missouri and will have no material effect on the water resources of the state of Iowa. With regard to the Mercer Reservoir the Council found that no fax al control water Supply or water Quality benefits will accrue to the state of Iowa. The Council found that a considerable amount of farm land in Decatur county will be affected by the Mercer Reservoir while the we Ater recreation de Velo Jumont is proposed for an area of the slate we arc such facilities Are almost non existent at the present Lime. The Iowa conservation commission has indicated that gains to fishing and other wafer oriented recreation would greatly exceed losses to Upland game. The conservation commission will favor the project. The resources Council said it will neither endorse or oppose the total project since the major part of benefits and damages Are in Missouri. Driver killed As car leaves Road Dorchester he a Kenneth Ward 22, of near Waukon was killed last night when his car went off a curve at the intersection of highways 13 Ami 119 near Dorchester. Officers said Ward was Dis charged from the army last month. Survivors include his widow his parents or. And mrs. Lawrence Ward of near i Waukon and 11 Brothers and Sisters. Killed when struck by Auto Iowa City ltd a Bobbie j Keith Stark 32, of Clarion was 1 killed Early today when he was mated dominican civil War marked its sixth week today with a fresh peace team of the organization of american states trying to win a political settlement. Six previous major efforts to negotiate an agreement ended in failure including those by Washington the Oas the United nations and the Vatican. Propose election there wore reports that the new three nation Mission authorized wednesday by a special Oas conference brought from Washington a plan for a Swift Oas Suporo i cd election. But Oas and . Government sources Only would say that the election was one of a number of possible Compromise solutions under consideration. An Oas trusteeship followed by an election and a coalition it provisional government were other possibilities. The dominican rebels already have rejected an election formula proposed by the civilian military Junta. The rebels demanded restoration of the 1963 Constitution and creation of a new government before an election. Marines leaving the new Oas peace Effort we As launched Friday when its commission met with msgr. Eman role Clarizio the papal Nuncio and with . Ambas Sodar w. Tapley Bennett. The Vatican a representative was one of the first to attempt to mediate the conflict. Members of the peace team Are Ellsworth Bunker . Am. Bassa rior to the Oas Umar Penna Morinho of Brazil and Ramon de Clairmont Duenas of al Salvador. The remaining 2,000 . Marines of an original Leatherneck Force of 6. Xxx prepared meanwhile to leave the dominican Republic Over the weekend. The rest of the . Force 12,-300 paratroopers of the 82nd Airt Emo division and 700 air Force personnel have been integrated into the newly formed inter american Force under form a control of the Oas. Report Secretary of army resigning Rev. David Henry Dies of injuries in Auto Accident red Oak b a Rev. David Henry 39, of near Clarinda died Early today in a Hospital Here of injuries suffered in a traffic Accident last wednesday. Rev. Henry was pastor of the Bethesda lutheran Church near Clarinda and the strand lutheran Church at Villisca. He was injured at a Rural intersection Northeast of red Oak when the car he was driving collided with a car driven by Judy Arter bum of Stanton. She was not injured. Rev. Henry a former missionary in Africa is survived Washington ltd a Sec renounced Friday by Secretary of 1ary of tho army Stephen Ailes the Interior Stewart l. I rial 1. Is reported to have resigned Des Moines b the a the Grant requires Matching Jun ? 30. Undersecretary Stanley ointments of Rev. Phillip a. Struck by a car on old High us arks fair children. 6 just East of Iowa City. Authorities said Stark a car was parked nearby. They said he May have stumbled As he got out and fell into the path of a car driven by Robert Peck 21, of Muscatine. R. Resor apparently stands i Hamilton 46, Dubuque dem near the top among prospective Socrat to a four year 6�?Trm on successors. New Iowa civil rights com it was Learned Friday that j Mission and the Rev. W Arren Ailes an attorney who joined i e. Stye of Dubuque to the Board the defense department four 1 examiners in the Basic Sci Federal share of Money required years ago submitted his Resig once for a six year term were for land acquisition and develop nation to president Johnson last approved by 4i-0 votes by the funds provided by state and local agencies. States May draw upon the fund for planning. After Federal approval of projects state requests then Are made for the j ment. Tuesday. Iowa Senate Friday. The weather forecast for Southwest Iowa considerable cloudiness with occasional showers and thunderstorms saturday night and sunday morning becoming partly Cloudy sunday afternoon. Little temperature change until cooler sunday. Lows saturday night in mid 60s. Highs sunday mid 70s. From Creston official weather station a High past 24 hours 75 Low past 24 hours 62 Reading at 1 30 . 75 precipitation .11

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