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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper idtod for VOL 102 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that mokes all North Iowa us neighbors i AIM Udited PitM lottrnstioiieU full WintB w A m w e MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 4 1H3 CewUt of Two HOME EDITION On Ho 2S1 Yanks capture Reds without firing shot TAN HIEP South Viet Nam US Army colonel from Texas scraped together 60 Ameri can soldiers including cooks and turned them into a battle patrol that trapped a unit of Communist guerillas fleeing into the Mekong River delta jungles Friday The Americans military advis ers to South Viet Nams govern ment forces captured 17 Commu nist prisoners Col John Paul Vann of Paso said his men didnt fire a shot Vann said he put the unit to gether to protect an American major with Vietnamese troops The Vietnamese were trying to The little guys pay 4 the bills V They need tax break By LYLE C WILSON WASHINGTON UPI A gambling man would have to bet that the politicians will put any tax reductions where the votes are The votes or most of them r lie among those 427 million citizens each of whose gross adjusted income is less than a year Among these are included the Common Men beloved by the politicians Nearly 23 million of them are under a year These are the joes with wives and kids mortgages and jalopies occasional unemploy ment and sometimes cata strophic illness When these little guys arent paying income taxes they are laying it on the line in excise taxes federal and sales taxes local on automobiles tires gasoline telephone trinkets for the little woman food some times clothing tobacco You name it and the little guy is paying taxes on it The little guy wouldnt stane for the federal state and loca taxes that beat him into the ground but for the comforting delusion that what he is paying is just peanuts He thinks the big guys with big cars and fur collars on their coats really are carrying the tax hod for the likes of him This is a delusion an oily blarney peddled by the pol iticians to keep the little guys happier than they otherwise might be The big guys are belted by taxes of course a rates graduated steeply upwarc to the point of confiscation These high bracket rates are imposed on the big guys by the little guys because the little guys have the votes in Congress anc in the home precinct to do so These high rates do not have much relation to revenue bu are more a punishment for hav ing it so good The big guys pay very large taxes individual ly Collectively they are pikers The 427 million taxpayers on incomes of less than a year paid in 1960 billiori nearly half of the total persona income tax take The to buys who are big but not the biggest anted up billion The 000 to group paid billion The biggest guys cad with incomes of more than 000 paid billion Tax Foundation Inc has pub lished all of these figures more in the 12th edition o Facts and Figures on Govern ment Any of a dozen Tax tion tables will prove that it i the little fellow who pays mos of big governments bills Othe tables will show how the cost of national defense have in creased steadily over the years These same tables will show too that domestic spending ha increased more and faster tha has national defense spending Here is another tale with whic the politicians have lured th voters another blarney tha federal spending cannot be con trolled because of the demand of national defense Any intelligent voter could find a Tax Foundations report some tough questions for his congressman FATAL CRASH NEW DELHI India Two trains collided headon 200 miles north of Calcutta Friday killing an estimated 30 persons and injuring 50 others Photofax WHICH TWIN HAS PINK TOE Chalmers 18 Lynn Mass called in a po lice expert to tell her whos who between her fourmonths old identical twin daughters Kelly left and Kathy Twins outgrew their identifying hos pital bracelets Then one sleepy morn Momma mixed up their colored diaper pins and really lost track of her little darlings Police took footprints then compared them with birth prints at hos pital Now Momma keeps flaming pink nail polish on Kellys big toe Nikita will visit Berlin MOSCOW Pre mier Khrushchev will head the oviet delegation to t h e Eas lerman Communist Party con gress Jan 15 the official Tas news agency said Friday There was no indication that Khrushchev planned any special actions at the East German party congress But observers noted that his appearance could be only a soost to East German party joss Walter Ulbricht who has faithfully followed Khrushchevs ine on the Berlin Red China and unification of Germany is sues It was thought likely that Khrushchev would use the oc casion to make another demand or a German peace treaty and E o r withdrawal of Western troops from divided Berlin ut off fleeing Communist Viet Cong who attacked in force from nearby Ap Bao Wednesday kill ng three Americans and wound ng 10 others Sixtyfive govern ment troops were killed in the Communist trap Im not trying to fight these peoples war for them Vann aid Our sole reason was to pro ect that major The Americans carried auto matic weapons but were under or ders from Vann not to fire unless he Communists opened up He said the Americans did not need o use their weapons Vann sent the American patrol out in jeeps and on foot at 10 am By early afternoon they had completed their operation and re urned to their advisory roles and ield cooking stoves Heavy fighting had been report ed earlier near Tan Hiep Two government troops were killed and 12 wounded after a clash six miles northwest of here Reports reaching Saigon the South Viet Nam capital said the government forces avenging the setback Wednesday had flushed out an estimated 200 Red guer rillas US military authorities said Friday the ambush by Communist juerrillas of a helicopterborne force of South Vietnamese troops indicates intelligence security one of the basic problems of that is unsolved As many as 600 Communist Viet Cong guerrillas were re ported to have lain in wait for the South Vietnamese who came in on the battlefield southwest of Saigon two days ago in US Army helicopters The Viet Cong opened fire on the fourth wave of helicopters according to reports received here and inflicted heavy casual ties on the South Vietnamese while shooting down 5 of the 15 choppers and damaged 6 others The Army is preparing for the White House a report on heli copter losses in Viet Nam Army officers said that the ob jective of the mission obviously was tipped off to the Com munists PLEADS WITH UN Verbrugghe a Belgian cement factory worker at Jadotville in Katanga province of The Congo emerges screaming from his car on road along which Indian United Na tions troops were advancing into Jadotville Bursts Photofax of lire rang out from troops into the car in which Verbrugghes wife and a friend Aline Van Don Eyke were riding with him Both women were brugghe was wounded The TJ N high command promised an investigation 2 facing assault charge Lawrence A Kiger Jr 18 24V2 Federal Mason City nd William P Burgess 20 Nora Springs now face a charge 3f assault with intent to kill in addition to a string of other barges The assault charge was filed Thursday in L o n o k e Ark vhere the two men broke jail Christmas Eve Sheriff Warren Minton was shot in the hand during the breakout They were in custody in Lorv oke on charges of grand larceny and burglary in connection with the theft of a truck at Carlisle Ark Dec 18 The two were captured at Stuttgart Ark several hours after the breakout at Lonoke They are being held at Tucker State Prison Farm near Pine Bluff In addition to these charges Kiger and Burgess are wanted in connection with a series of thefts in Nebraska and Iowa They also are wanted for a breakin at a sale barn car theft and alleged attempts to extortmoney from an unidenti fied North Iowa farmer After his arrest in Arkansas Kigers parole was revoked in District Court at Mason City He was on parole from a 10 year sentence to the Mens Re formatory at Anamosa on a breaking and entering charge New peace bid in Katanga LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo President Moise Tshombe was reported Friday making a new bid for negotiations as UN combat forces prepared to close in OH the remnants of his resistance forces at Kolwezi But if there are no negotiations and UN troops continue advanc ing Tshombe declared in an in terview We shall fight to the end If Kolwezi falls then we will fight in the bush Tshombe was interviewed in Kolwezi by Adrian Porter of The Associated Press and a Belgian newsman as UN Indian Irish and Ethiopian troops chased dwindling Katangan forces out of Jadotville without a fight A rearguard of Tshombes gen darmes and white mercenaries fled in automobiles seized from civilians yielding the important copper and cobalt producing cen ter which they had threatened to defend street by street The victory left UN forces in control of up to threefourths of Katangas oreproducing facilities Tshombe left Jadotville earlier with the main body of Katangans and set up the remnants of his government in Kolwezi 150 miles northwest of his former capital of Elisabethville and 80 miles be yond Jadotville I hear that UN Secretary General U Thant wants me to start negotiations Tshombe said I am disposed to do so He said he had been waiting in vain for a UN plane to pick him up to return to Elisabethville for talks and also for word from the American and British consuls in A standstill in port strike talks NEW YORK on both sides are reported stand ing firm in their positions in the dock strike on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts Alexander P Chopin chairman of the New York Shipping Asso ciation said I cant see any rea son for optimism at this time Thomas Gleason executive vice president of the AFLCIO Inter national Longshoremens Associa tion said the union will maintain Jits wage demands until dooms day N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Optimistic on liquor bill DES MOINES Govelect Harold Hughes said he hoped lowans will be able to buy liquor by the three months He admitted however that the issue faces rough sledding when it comes up before the Republicancontrolled legislature which convenes Jan 14 Cheaper by second dozen TUCSON Ariz Deputy Sheriff Albert Pina of Pima County is a proud the 21st time They say its cheaper by the dozen Pina quipped as he brought his wife and new daughter Anne home from the hospital Im trying to see if its cheaper by the second dozen Heavy loss due to strikes United States lost 19 mil lion mandays of labor in 1962 due to strikes This was almost three million more than was lost in 1961 but was below most postwar years There were about 3550 work stoppages last year due to strikes involv ing 1250000 workers Kennedy attends Kerr rites PALM BEACH Fla President Kennedy put vacation pleasures aside and accompanied by a large congiessional delegation flew to Oklahoma City for the funeral of Sen Robert Kerr Dean to resign post Arthur H Dean chief of the U S delegation at the Geneva disarma ment conference has submitted his resignation of ficial sources said I iveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal highs are from the mid 20s in the north to the lower 30s in the south Normal lows are from 5 to 10 above zero north to the mid teens south It will be cold at the beginning of the period warming the first of next week Precipita tion will average about 10 of an inch northeast to 30 of an inch southwest occurring as freezing rain early in period North Iowa Occasional snow or freezing rain Friday night lows in the low 20s Diminish ing snow and a little colder with highs in the mid 20s Saturday owa Heavy snow alert ex treme south Occasional snow or freezing rain continuing through Friday night Chance of heavy snow extreme south Friday night or early Satur day Diminishing snow and a little colder Saturday highs in the 20s Lows Friday night in the 20s Outlook for Sun cloudy and cold er Minnesota Light snow in south Colder Saturday highs in 20s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 31 Minimum 23 Precipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 41 Minimum 22 SUES FOR DIVORCE SANTA MONICA Calif Iff The wife of violinist Jascha Heifetz is suing for separate maintenance charging extreme menial cruelty Frances Sears Heifetz 52 asked Thursday for a month temporary sup port for herself and their son Joseph 14 Probe death of Falls Gl Wife held in stabbing case ORLEANS France Army authorities are holding Mrs Phyllis Howell Grimm 21 of Dmaha Neb for the fatal stab Ding of her husband Army Sgt Donald R Grimm 24 of Iowa Falls Iowa Mrs Grimm who is expecting a child within three months told Army officials she accidentally stabbed her husband Thursday during a quarrel that broke out while she was cutting up a chick en in their kitchen Mrs Grimm said her husband came toward her and impaled him seif on the knife She said she called another sol dier and they started to drive Grimm to a hospital but the driv er missed a turn near the village of NeungSurBeuvron and ran in 90000 disputed Minnesota votes ST PAUL UPI Gov Karl Rolvaag of the Demo cratic Farmer Labor party clung to a slim lead over Re publican Gov Elmer L Ander sen Friday near the end of a recount in Minnesotas closest governor election in history But nearly 90000 ballots have been challenged by representa tives of the two candidates and a trial will have to be held to settle this dispute The final outcome may not be known for several weeks to a roadside fence French police called to the scene administered first aid to Grimm and rushed him to a hos pital He died on the way from a knife wound near the heart Army officials said Mrs Grimm was suffering from shock and was being held at the US Army Hos pital at Orleans They said they were holding her for French offi cials who have taken jurisdiction in the case On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News67 Latest Markets 7 Sports oio Clear Lake News 10 ilisabethville guaranteeing safety Thtre was no indication on what Tshombe based his ment that Thant wished negotia tions The secretarygeneral on Wednesday rejected Tshombes condition for talks a ceasefire on the Jadotville road and the consular escort and said the time was past for negotiations He said Tshombe must now indi cate by actions not words will ingness to cooperate in UN plans for the Congos unification The only discussions now re quired Thant said involved tech nical questions general manager of the Un ion Miniere installations which process a third of Katangas cop per and twothirds of its cobalt said it would take several months to get the plant going again The manager Joseph Derricks 50 a Belgian said Katangan gen darmes had forced his workers to remove a vital piece of electrical equipment and had blown up in stallations in some of the proces sing factories Derricks said there had been Society News 1314 Comics IS North Iowa News18 Heavy snow seen for South Iowa Freezing rain and drizzle spread over Iowa highways in some areas uic gcii Friday as low clouds and fog darmes and white mercenaries sharply restricted visibility and hired by Tshombes government heavy snow warnings were posted some of the mercenaries f fn for southern Iowa The Weather Bureau said there was a chance of heavy snow in the extreme south Friday night or early Saturday presaging a downturn in temperatures Satur day and Sunday The State Highway Commis sion reported unsalted highways 50 to 100 per cent ice covered in the area east of a line from Spirit Lake south through Carroll and Lucas to defend the plant against the Katangans sabotage FOUND FROZEN BOSTON elderly sisters were found frozen to death Friday in their unheated twostory wooden home which contained more than in cash and negotiable securities Authorities ruled the deaths of Miss Jcannette McCutcheon 82 and her sister Helen 87 wert caused by exposure The DFL state headquarters said its tabulation with 3553 of the states 3785 precincts re counted showed Rolvaag lead ing by 219 votes Republican headquarters listed Rolvaag ahead by 123 votes with 3526 precincts recounted No charges have been filed against the woman pending com pletion of an investigation by French police and US Army au thorities Grimm son of Mrs Harry Speichcr of Iowa Falls had been in the Army for six years and SAME DATEW21 has three children also living in France Mrs Speicher said Grimm has six brothers three also in the ArVny Grimm was attached to the 76th Transportation Company of the American Army base at Maison Fort south of Orleans TOP ATTRACTION HOLLYWOOD W The girl next door type Doris Day ias stolen the affections of American theater owners from screen siren Elizabeth Taylor Miss Day was named the na tions top box office draw Thursday in the annual poll of film exhibitors conducted by Motion Picture Herald Photofax COMEDIAN NEWHART TO WED Comedian Bob Newhart 38 and Miss Virginia Quinn 22 daughter of actor William Quinn obtain amarriage license from Katherine Davis at the Los Angeles marriage bureau Newhart and Miss Quinn said they plan to bo married on Jan 12 It will be the first marriage for both v   

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