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Statesville Record and Landmark (Newspaper) - March 30, 1966, Statesville, North Carolina
Weather Cloudy and Cool generally Lair and Cool local temperatures for hit 74hour a trod ended at 6 to Day 51 published in the heart of the Dairying and Industrial Region of Piedmont North Carolina Statesville record landmark 92 March 1966 76 reds trap cavalry unit on Mountain president keeps open mind on tax hike grenadiers Large crowd of students and Well wishers turned out at Statts Volle senior High school last night to Send the she get Nadir band on its Way to the festival of states at 130 band under Tho direction of James departed in chartered an equipment truck was also part of Tho band will present two Ono wednesday night and one thursday morning in and participate in Tho Parado of states on Friday at 1 the band will return to Statos Villo Early sunday something to work with is a Hospital corpsman on duty with the marines who is turning to friends and neigh Bors Down in Iredell for help in winning the people people War in South Viet we feel sure his Home Folk will not let him but his letter this is a request to the people of Statesville and Iredell writes Hospital corps Man Ronald i am from Union Grove and am a Hospital corpsman in the United states Navy assigned to the Marine we Are stationed in Chu South Viet up until we started working the people people we thought we were having a hard but after making several trips into villages to treat the we can see that we Are living just Fine and most of the people we treat Are children with sores cover ing Large parts of their the people Are sick and need our help very but in order to give them the help they we need your our medical supplies Are limited and must be used for our own we Are making Many friends and in this War we need friends most of once we show them we Are their friends they give us information we we Are depending on the people of our hometowns and communities to help us in this we need first Aid Point band clean White cloth for band Multi surgical Bath and any Type of childrens any Type of materials in this line would help us we have used about All our supplies that we can and we have reached Only a Small minority of the people who need your help could mean the difference Between Progress and failure in helping these people win the Freedom we enjoy every Day and All men should be Able to these people have Little knowledge of what it would be like to have food to eat and safety for their family and not to mention the free Doms we have had All our if anything you Send is in five Pound boxes or it will come to us by air we your help now before it is too we must not disappoint these friends we have who Are depending on the Williams letter was Post marked March 26 and reached us on March so you can see that communication by air mail is very mail to him should be addressed to Ronald 1st hos Pital Fpo san but rather than trying to communicate with him we Are making the following Sug wrap your gifts securely in packages weighing five pounds or less and deliver them to the Statesville fire depart chief Frank Crowson has agreed that his men will see that they Are properly addressed and and we Here at the record landmark will try to raise enough funds to cover the Cost of mailing and other anything raised in excess of that amount will be used to Purchase and mall additional we want to Start it off with a who will be next lets give these boys something to work obvious does the Federal government decide when a state has de faulted in the Protection of a citizens rights asks the Winston Salem journal in an editorial on the supreme courts latest Extension of the answer is As Plain As Black and Statesville shots John Light ing his pipe Barbara sue Duncan celebrating her birth Day Rex Henderson wanting a vacation after a two week bout with housework Arthur Watts looking for a set of used Drums wreck injuries fatal to John Mkenzie a delayed death has boosted Iredell county Highway traffic toll to seven thus far in state Highway patrol officials announced this John of one of three persons injured in a collision of two cars and a tractor trailer draft evasion charges filed new York up the Fri today made the biggest Roundup of alleged draft dodgers in its history by arresting dozens of and some charged with paying As much As in efforts to evade the Federal agents announced the arrest of 33 persons within after the Dawn raids and indicated other arrests were expected in the scheme which involved Sale of stolen air Force Reserve the Fri said nine fathers and eight sons were among those arrested in the Roundup which routed Many suspects from the parents allegedly put up the Money to buy phony credentials which were sent to selective service boards for automatic deferment from cracking of the Cen tired in new York stemmed from the earlier arrests of two Paul George Miller and Solomon the Fri said they supplied the stolen forms and made the contacts to sell the draft of was accused of taking the air Force Reserve forms from Mitchell Field air Force base in through of flush he allegedly contacted students and their after they paid prices averaging copies of the forms were mailed to their draft this entitled them to a 1d classification and blocked their callup by the selective service the Fri forms mailed for school Choice parents of students in the City schools will be asked to express a Choice As to where they wish their children to at tend school next fall by Indica Ting that Choice on a form pro be sure you attend the big one Statesville rotary clubs auction Sale thursday and priday nights March 31 and april 1 beginning at 7 National guard armory on harness Road More than 500 items to go at absolute Elded for the purpose being mailed it was announced by the superintendent said that More than letters were being mailed to the parents of All the students now attend ing the City except those whose children will be graduating this the simple approved last summer by judge in Federal court provides simply for Indica Tion of Choice As to the school the Parent or guardian wishes their child to attend during the 196667 school these forms must be returned to the school or to the superintendents office within i5 Days after which they will be processed and assign ments made by the school according to the court order under which the City schools students will be Given Complete Freedom of Choice in All grades and will be Assignee to the school of their Choice unless such assignments result in in that the student will be assigned to the school nearest his the City school Board plan of desegregation of its system is governed by the plan approved by the court As a result of a lawsuit brought two years ago the notices Are being mailed Kornegay and Wil be due Back to the various school by april he urge parents to be sure to return the form on which they mus indicate the Choice of schoo for their truck March 21 on 21 near died at 1 today at Davis an official of Holly farms industries of North Wil Desboro and assigned to their Cleveland was a Passen Ger in a 1965 Chrysler operated by Ralph of har Wright and Kenneth route operator of a 1959 Ford which was also involved in the Acci were rushed to Davis hos Pital Here after the patrolman who investigated the charged Ward with driving on the wrong Side of the Road As a result of the Paul route was operating a 1957 Mack tractor trailer loaded with a Bulldozer at the time of the patrolman Evans report Dis closed that both Wright and Mason were travelling South from Harmony toward Statesville in the Accident which occurred shortly before noon a week ago last the patrolman noted Wright just passed the truck when the Ward vehicle out of control and he said at the time of wards Ford was almost travelling Back the Ford collided with Wrights Chrysler and knocked it against the which at tempted to get by on the right Wright and Mckenzie were reportedly in route from Harmony to Charlotte so Mckenzie could catch a plane for his return trip to veterans grease tallow company of Harmony is an affiliate of Holly farms the victim was a native of Ohio and was born on january a son of the late James and Elizabeth Leischman my the body was to be re moved from Reavis funeral Home Here at 2 today to Bush funeral Home at Cleve Mckenzie death was the seventh on Iredell highways this year and the first to occur since february 11 when Lawton Al Pher 63yearold negro was fatally injured when struck by a i Landrun car on Williams Grove Iredell had five fatalities Dur ing the month of including four within a 10day Rogers reveals triggers death Hollywood up boy Star Roy Rogers revealed today that his trusty died at the age of 33 almost a year Rogers kept the loss to himself for fear fans across the country would go Shock on learning that the Gallant Equine had chased his last band of outlaws into that great Corral a the sky Johnson says final decision not yet made Washington f up pres ident Johnson insisted today that he had absolutely not made up his mind whether tax increases Are needed to combat he again mentioned two other possibilities of coping with the Price controls and cutting Federal but his top economic As Well As most clearly were against either Johnson reiterated his open mid attitude at a Brief meeting with reporters apparently aimed at clarifying his statement of tuesday that he might have to ask Congress to raise individual and corporate taxes by billion a year if prices keep going some published reports interpreted this to mean a tax request was the president said he wanted to make it Clear that he had not yet reached a final decision on the fed by higher food the consumer Price Index jumped a fat on half of 1 per biggest february Advance in 15 Johnson emphasized that he had made no decision yet whether to go to Congress for a tax hike that would take some inflationary spending Power out of the hands of Consumers and he conceded Iti no fun recommending higher taxes in an election when angry voters might retaliate against congressmen who voted for but the president said he would rather ask for a modest tax increase seven per and person Al than to see inflation and the value of the Dollar go it was the strongest Indica Tion Johnson has Given that he might have to ask for a tax boost to take some steam out of the booming but in his next Johnson belittled the current inflation scare As a jag and a fears mount for Goldman Carl Smith Lynn Nesbit Nesbit seeking return to county jobs Carl clerk of and Lynn Register of today announced they will be candidates for subject to the democratic primary in both Are Well known and Are not expected to have any opposition in the up the parents of 18yearold Danny Goldman remained by their Telephone awaiting word from his kidnapper today and their friends held a prayer service for the missing fears for boys safety mounted As the hours passed since a bespectacled Man marched him away from his Home at gunpoint Early but an Fri spokes Man we Are working on the Assumption Bhat the boy is still sheriffs Alois Spath emerged from the goldmans Home at mid morning clutching a paper he told newsmen Only Fiat it contained communications equipment he leaped into a rental car with a plainclothes detective and sped Danny was abducted from his Home in this fashionable Section near Miami beaches hotel Row Early monday by a nervous gunman who warned his trussed up parents they might never see him alive Daylight time Bill approved Washington up the cows May not like but the Long and impassioned Wrangle Over americas summer time clocks was heading the Way of history Only formality of final House approval stood Between the White House and a Bill to set uniform dates for Daylight saving time this year and make it automatic next year through out the the winners were business and transportation Cit dwellers and vacationers of the even growing numbers of pleaded for an end to the Cost and confusion of the nations Patchwork summer time Pat for this the Bill requires any state or locality going on Daylight time at All to Start it the last sunday in april and end it the last sunday in starting next the Bill triggers automatic nationwide fast time from the last sunday in april to the last sunday in there is just one escape state May vote to exempt itself and stay on Standard time for the six month butane this is the kicker the entire state must go one Way or the other failure of a state to act puts it on Daylight time the Strong Federal Daylight saving time Bill comes to the end of years of hesitation and outright in the the National schizophrenia of clocks across the country jumping from Standard to Daylight to double Daylight Daylight too much for height confines Sailor the tallest Man in the British Royal Navy at 6 has had to confine him self to quarters for the past month because the Navy cant find a pair of size 14 shoes to fit Smith lives in Troutman and will have completed 30 years in his present Post this he was appointed in Nesbit also lives in Troutman and has served two he was first appointed in to file out the unexpired term of the late miss Mariemma he is a son of and Nesbit b Trout Nesbit is a past president of the Young democratic club of Iredell county and is a Mem Ber of new Perth Arp he is also a member of the elks the Moose Lodge and the Duck Creek gun he serves As treasurer of the Troutman Rescue Smith was first appointed to fill out the term of the late John prior to he was postmaster at Troulman for two he is the son of the late and Smith and has always lived in this he too is a member of the new Perth Arp Church and serves As an he is a Mason and a member of the Troutman Lions he serves on the advisory Board of the Salva Tion army and is the county juvenile he is a Mem Ber of the Board for the local mental health and Smith have three Chris Smith and his the former Shirley both teach at miss Mary Smith is director of childrens work for the Arp Synod in Charlotte and Carl Graham is employed by the North Carolina National he is married to the former Wilfie both men express their appreciation for the support they have received in the past and will appreciate the cooperation of the voters this they Taylorsville gets zoning ordinance Taylorsville a zoning ordinance was adopted tuesday night at a special meeting of the Taylorsville town the zoning ordinance specifies areas for resident Al and manufacturing places and for trailer mayor Ray Jennings said there was no opposition to the which includes the on Emile perimeter around Rescue Force also pinned at Chu Pong Saigon up a 1st Ajr cavalry reconnaissance unit today dropped into the midst of a North vietnamese regiment which trapped it and a Rescue Force on the slopes of Chu Pong at night fall the americans were fighting for their a North vietnamese regiment numbers from to the ground fire we intense that at least five cavalry helicopter including a giant Chinook were shot several other helicopters were so badly shot up they barely managed to make it Back the at the division Forward command a report came of decisive Contact with the a reconnaissance element la not supposed to get it also Many that the reconnaissance element cannot the first reconnaissance unit of perhaps 400 men took moderate casualties and reports from the scene said at least one platoon of 44 men was killed or size of the Relief Force flown in was not reported but was under Ert Finety heavy Low of Una five helicopters brought to nine the number of american aircraft lost in Viet Nam in the past 24 the death toll from the crashes was not known but was feared to be at least four men were killed when one of their machines crashed upside Down in the Battle erupted at the base of Chu Pong one mile from the cambodian Border and 210 Miles North see Page 4 Home front units sapped Washington up sen arte prodding has produced the first Pentagon admission that the Viet Nam War buildup has sapped the readiness of forces at a defense spokesman said tuesday that the four army divisions in the Continental United states Are not combat they Are manned in Large measure by draftees and the Pentagon also conceded for the first time Fiat the decision not to Call up reservists during the Viet Nam buildup had forced the army to use the regular divisions for training new cutting their combat Many regular army troops formerly in the divisions were sent to Viet there Are not other regular divisions currently combat ready and at full strength in the United in the continuing the defense department issued its May draft Call for men All for the the quota for april was the Pentagon disclosure is expected to have Senate chairman John of these nates preparedness subcommittee has had military combat readiness wider investigation for a integration guidelines attacked As tyranny Washington up geor Gia Richard Russell and Herman Talmadge have denounced the latest school de segregation guidelines As being the work of bureaucratic tyranny at its Russell and John Sten and Sam joined in uie attack on the guidelines tuesday after Talmadge charged the new plan exceeds congressional and supreme count authority by establishing integration Russell said the demand to up integration in schools shows what might happen if Congress enacted open housing if you enact such Laws As this open you will have the situation you now Russell fanatics and dogo oders will go into the cities and if you do not have people in every Block of this City of every we will withdraw All of your Federal your did to education your old age Talmadge said the Edu cation office is directly Violat ing the principles of the 1964 civil rights Law and court decisions that say no government action can be taken to obtain racial imbalance in Stennis said he believed the guidelines came from higher authority which had yielded to pressure he did not mention these now and harsh guide lines Are the result of policy of a higher authority brought about As a direct result of the groups and organizations who Are More interested in advancing their own interests and the interests of certain civil rights organizations than they Are in providing pro Gress in the Mississippi senator Stennis said that if the presi Dent or education commissioner fail to strike Down the guide lines Congress Ervin said he had predicted what might develop if the civil rights Law had he said he had prophesied Libat Federal bureaucrats would use it to browbeat Tine people throughout Tine United states on the basis of personal motives regardless of what the Law might
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