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Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, Dubuque, Iowa Fyt 131tt year be. 7 Dubuque Iowa and East Dubuque Illinois sunday january i 1967 6 sections �?�0 pages Price 20ctell of efforts to sell . Bonds to yanks in Foxholes first c�ssiona1 United Church of Christ in a i Lrol ip30 . Welcome Happy Hei year go go packers Daniel r Schmechel the outdoor bulletin Board of the first congregational Church at Tomah. Wis., reflects the sentiments of the pastor. The Rev. Daniel Schmie Chen and his parishioners for the Green Bay packers National football league champions who play the Kansas City chiefs american league champs in the super bowl at los Angeles. Calif Jan 15. A plan to Settle debts of Clinton engines co. Of Maquoketa la., is presented in . District court in Dubuque and a final decision on the proposal will be reached feb 24 Page 7. . Marin struggle through swamps in the opening phase of an american Campaign in the Mekong Delta which could make this the bloodiest year of the War. Page 2. Pop Paul vows to press on with his Vietnam peace efforts and Calls on responsible leaders to heed them. Page 28. Banking is reported ruled by terror in the Wake of killing and maiming m clashes Between red guards and workers. Page 20. An important shift in soviet policy apparently Means Moscow is taking an increasingly serious View of possible danger from red China. Page 8. Justice department figures show that a smaller proportion of Young men is trying illegally to avoid military service now than at the height of world War ii Page 2. Twenty per cent of freshmen in a sampling of colleges and universities admit to cribbing on an exam in the past year the american Council on education says. Page 2. A dynamite blast Levels a three Story Motel in Las vegas nev., killing six and injuring eight. Page 2. Legislative reports Page 33. Where to find it. Classified. 3943 comics .36 editorial. 4 markets. 34-35 news of record.38 obituaries .38 sports. 23-27 weather. 2 j women a news. 11-17 your health.44 ? weather. T colder Washington a the files of the Senate constitutional rights subcommittee Are bulging with complaints from servicemen and Federal employees that they Are coerced into buying savings Bonds and making charitable contributions. Letters from servicemen Tell of being denied promotion and even of being threatened with shipment to Vietnam if they fail to buy Bonds the subcommittee also has received reports of Marine sergeants being sent into the Foxholes in Vietnam to sign up fighting men for Bond purchases. Sen. Sam j. Ervin jr., d-n.c., subcommittee chairman has political scientists introduced a Bill that would among other things protect government employees against any form of compulsion to buy Bonds or contribute to Charity. In a recent letter to Thomas Morris assistant Secretary of defense for manpower Ervin wrote a it is becoming glaringly apparent that legislation is needed to protect servicemen As much a or More so a As it is to protect civilian Morris said the defense department not Only does not authorize coercion of civilian and military personnel to buy savings Bonds. Or contribute to charitable campaigns but has not and will not condone such coercion. Ervin replied a the numerous complaints from civilian and military personnel throughout the world indicate that the Mere continuance of the Pentagon a support of established grievance procedures is insufficient. The senator declined to submit to the Pentagon for investigation the names of persons who had complained to the subcommittee. A the risk of reprisals is not Worth such an exercise in futility a Ervin wrote. The senators letter said that a a Marine general has been quoted As saying that his men in charge of the Bond drive in Vietnam were not deterred from achieving the unit a they went to Forward positions and interviewed marines in fighting holes and kept track of the patrols so that every individual had an Opportunity to hear How he could invest his Money in a worthwhile savings program a he quoted the general As saying. Ervin added a i find this Story the Treasury department said 1,427,602 servicemen were enrolled in payroll savings plans a where Bonds Are automatically purchased and the Price is deducted from pay a As of last sept. 30. It said the percentage of those enrolled compared with total strength varied widely among the services. As of sept. 30, the army had 84 per cent enrolment with 765, 133 Active participants followed by the air Force with 45.3 per cent or 392,542 participants. The Navy and Marine corps combined had 27.2 per cent participation the department said with 201,637 Navy personnel and 68.290 marines taking part. Of Federal civilian employees 73.8 per cent or 1,687,129 persons were enrolled in the payroll savings program As of sept. 30, the department added. During the first nine months of 1966, the department said $648.1 million in Bonds were bought by Federal employees both civilian and military under payroll savings. Civilians bought $445.2 million Ami the military $202.9 million area planning Given a push a new Era of Tri state co operation May be in the offing if cities and counties in the area agree to form a Tri state regional development Council. First proposed last november by Platteville wis state University a political science department head or. Reza Raza Zadeh the Council would be modelled after a similar organization in the Sioux City area a political scientist from Platteville state University and a professional planner from Sioux City Friday explained the concept to county and City government officials from All three states in the Dubuque Region at a Clarke College conference sponsored by Platteville states Institute of Public affairs. Or. John Rotstan of Platteville states political science department explained that the Council would consist of government officials from All the cities towns and counties in the Region who Are willing to participate. Each area would have equal voting Power but expenses would be paid on a population basis. The Council would serve As a communication line Between the various government bodies and would concentrate on planning projects requiring regional and interstate co operation. The most important of these would be new Bridges across the Mississippi River new industries and tourism and conservation. Or. Rotstan said the idea is still in the preliminary planning stages and will not be formed for at least another six months to two years. Because Dubuque hospitals treat la after Falls on ice a storm forecast in the Tri state area for Friday night and saturday passed the area on the North but freezing rain that fell Friday and Light Snow saturday produced hazardous conditions for pedestrians and motorists alike. In Dubuque Slippery sidewalks sent at least la persons to hospitals for treatment of bruises and broken Bones suffered in Falls. Edward Graham 81, 1098 w. Fifth st., was listed in a a fair condition at mercy Hospital saturday night with a possible hip fracture. He fell at fifth and Nevada streets. The Weatherman expected the temperature to Rise into the a teens sunday after dropping almost to Zero during the night. The Weatherman forecast Clearing skies monday with slightly warmer temperatures. Is the major City of the area the Council would be entered around it or. Rotstan said. City manager Gilbert Chaven Elle although he was unable to attend the conference has expressed interest in the proposed Council. Or. Rotstan added. The smaller towns also see the need and have responded sympathetically he said although their approach has been slow and cautious. A similar Tri state area entered around Sioux City la., and taking in portions of Iowa. Nebraska and South Dakota has already formed such a Council a the Sioux land interstate metropolitan planning Council Simp co. The planning director of that Council Donald m Meisner explained its function to the Dubuque land delegates. Simp co was organized in 1964 mainly to plan physical development of the area Meisner said. The organization also serves As a communication medium Between each Center in the Region encourages Federal and state legislation for interstate projects and plans cooperative services and utilities Between the centers. To attract the smaller communities each Center is Given equal voting Power through its representatives on the Council but the costs Are paid on a population basis he said. The members consist of the chief elected officials of each Community and the chairman of the local planning commissions. Meisner stressed the importance of including mayors and other elected officials on the Council. A unless elected officials take an Active interest in this commission there would be no use planning it a he said. Since its formation he Council has worked out a development plan for the entire area arranged for the first census Ever to take in the entire area developed a Community shelter program worked together on flood problems and selected a site for a new Bridge to Span the Missouri River. It is now promoting a soil Survey of the area and is taking action against dutch Elm disease. More important he said it has already begun on an Urban renewal plan for Sioux City and plans further renewal projects for the entire District. So far Simp co seems to be a booming Success according to Meisner who said Quot it is 90 per cent accepted by the Piggy backs Robert v. Thompson carries his wife Marilyn Piggy Back As they leave Light plane in which they and another couple made a forced Landing late saturday near Bellevue la. Walking beside them is Jackson county sheriff Clarence Hinke or. Later below mrs. Thompson huddles close to mrs. Lester e. Houser wife of the Pilot on the Back of tractor bringing them to nearest Road. Both the Thompsons and houses Are from Montana. Telegraph Herald photos a forced Landing but All Are unhurt Bellevue la. A a Light plane that was Low on fuel made a forced Landing three Miles West of Here late saturday afternoon but All four occupants escaped injury. The plane landed on a rough _ Hillside about two Miles from the nearest Road. It stopped rolling inches Short of a wire Fence. The Pilot Lester e Houser. 51, of Billings mont., told Iowa Highway patrolman John Flynn that he was on a flight from Billings to Chicago in. Iliou ser said that every Airport he reached was overcast and that he could not find an opening to go in for a Landing. His passengers were his wife 53, Robert v. Thompson 32, and Thompsons wife Marilyn 31, also of Billings. Houser said he had refuelled at rapid City s d., and was on the last leg of the journey. The plane was damaged Only slightly and probably can be flown out sunday Flynn said. Savanna iii., but could not spot the Airport there. He then was directed to the Dubuque mum Cipal Airport Vaughn said. Vaughn and Pennekamp tried to intercept the plane to Lead it into the Dubuque Airport but they were too late. A we spotted the Mooney aircraft just As it started the Landing approach and heard the Pilot say he was almost out of Gas and had to land someplace a Vaughn said. Another Pilot John Mehrl 705 Ries st., inbound on a flight from Des Moines had joined the search but was unable to find the plane. A the Pilot made a Good land ing under the circumstances a Vaughn said. Quot he had to make a curve in his Landing Roll due Fred Vaughn 135vj wisc on to the terrain a a sin st., East Dubuque and Joe Pennekamp Platteville wig., were flying a plane in the Dubuque area when they heard the Chicago flight service give the lost Pilot directions. At the time of the incident Dubuque had a 2,000-foot ceiling of scattered Clouds with visibility of eight Miles and Light Snow falling according to the Pilot was first directed to the . Weather Bureau office. Stories from controversial Manchester Book on Kennedy it a mrs. Kennedy heard a raised voices in a Dallas hotel room to which Kennedy had summoned Johnson. A precisely what was said is unknown. Johnson controlled his celebrated temper in his chiefs presence but in the words of one Man on duty outside a he left that suite like a a another said a the looked mrs. Kennedy the Manchester Book says asked a what was that All about he sounded her husband replied a a that a just Lyndon. But he a in a a a Kennedy was delighted. For the first time in their marriage Manchester reported he talked about her Jackie a wardrobe. He wanted to know especially what she would Wear at the scheduled luncheon in Dallas. He told her a there Are going to be All those Rich Republican women at that lunch wearing Mink Coats and Diamond bracelets. Be simple show these texans what Good taste really a a a the Book reports that mrs. Kennedy said she disliked Connally. Kennedy asked Why and she replied a i can to stand him All Day. He a just one of those men a of i done to know. I just can to Bear his sitting there saying All these great things about himself. And he seems to be needling you All full account Page 6. Lyndon b. Johnson or. Connelly Kennedy John f. Kennedy

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