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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1963, Mason City, Iowa North Iowa Daily Newspaper for newspaper thot mokes all North lowan s neighbors Home Edition VOL 103 and UttlUd PrtM JuUnutiomJ Full Wirw MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2 10c Paper Comltti of Two No 229 uddhists rule in Viet New rule to fight VietReds Buddhist rift will be healed WASHINGTON AP Th e United States expects the new government in South Viet Nam to heal the rift with the coun trys Buddhist majority and speedily re sum e the war against the Communist guerril las Officials here believe the rev olutionary committee of gener als which ousted the Diem re gime has the widespread pop ular support necessary for suc cess of the USbacked war ef fort They contend the removal of President Ngp Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu stemmed from a conclusion by the Vietnamese army leadership that the Viet Cong could not be defeated under the Roman Catholicoriented Diem govern ment It was noted that politi cal prisoners students and Bud dhist monks and nuns impris oned under Diem and Nhu were quickly released by the mili tary leaders This is expected to go far in massing public sup port for the military regime Nguyen Ngoc Tho a former vice president who was named provisional prime minister had been a campaign to conciliate He was the ranking Buddhist in the Djem government The military group isexpect1 ed to announce the participa tion other civilians who are not only antiCommunist but proWestern in their thinking US officials maintain Wash ington bad no advance warning of the takeover and that the United States had no hand in it There was no surprise howev er when the siege ojE the presi dential palace began Therehad been persistent ru mors for weeks that a coup would be attempted But the news of it came dramatically here At 3 Kennedy was awak ened toDeceive the first reports of the fighting in Saigon By am Kennedy was in his office From tary diplomatic and intelli gence advisers he received a full report on the situation and orders went out for US mili tary forces in the Pacific to head toward Viet Nam should it be necessary to protect American lives Kennedy calls off game trip WASHINGTON Presi dent Kennedycalled off a trip to Saturdays Air ForceArmy football game in Chicago to re main in the White House in close touch withthe situation in South Viet Nam GOP group told to be neutral in nomination race DBS MOINES OR A Re publican womens leader said Friday officials of the GOP Na tional Committee in Washington have warned party workers not to take sides in the race for the partys presidential nomination Mrs Clare B Williams of St Petersburg Fla who resigned recently as head of the partys national womens organization said the warning came from lop GOP leaders North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and warmtr Saturday and Sunday Lows Saturday 25 33 Highs Sunday 55 to 43 details en 2 CHEST HELP Dr John MacGregor city Community Chest chair man feeds employe withholding cards into a tabulating machine at the Jacob E Decker Sons plant Each card rep resents an employes Community Chest contribution which the machine will tabulate for deduction from payrolls over Q period of time Watching are Peter Lichman of the UnitedPackinghouse Workers of America local at the plant and Robert v Ball plant manager The union is han dling Chest solicitation from its mem bers under unionmanagement agree ment Elsa Maxwell is dead at 80 TNEW YORK AP Elsa Maxwellthe hostess to royalty whose humble beginning made hers the most unlikely modern day climb to the top of the in ternational social ladder died Friday night at the age of 80 Miss Maxwell succumbed to aheart ailment in New York Hospital only a few days after she was taken there a semi inyalid Her death was noted by the millions from all walks of life who knew and loved her and by her legions of critics who over the years of her reign as the worlds greatest partygiver fell Victim to her tart tongue Almost to the end Miss Max well lived her life to the hilt having made her last public appearance at the April in Par is Ball in a Manhattan hotel only last week She was brought to the ball in a wheelchair She wrote of her friends in the glistening social world in a gossipy newspaper column for the New York JournalAmeri can Thus has ended a life dedicat ed for many years to overcom ing what Miss Maxwell found at the age of 12 to be the snob bish restrictions of high society Sheonce was told that her family was top warrant her being invited to a party in California I made up my mind I would give great parties all over the ELSA MAXWELL world she later she did Soonafter she completed her climb to the top rung of the social ladder Miss Maxwells attitude seemed to change from one of dedication to success to one of enjoyment of her rich surroundings Do good and have fun was the way she once summed up her life In her lifetime Miss Maxwell hobnobbed withhistorymakers such as Adolf Hitler Benito ELSA Please turn to page 2 New spirit helps Chest toward goal By JAMES R OWENS Anew spirit of meht teamwork benefit of allMason City ishelping the Community CjiesF toward the fund goaij according to Dr John MacGregor drive chairman A prim eexample of the new approach Dr MacGregor said is at the Jacob E Decker Sons packing plant which has the cityslargest single work force What ishappening there Dr MacGregor said hopefully is part of apattern which can strengthen Community C nest and its agencies in more than just fund raising The really new thing Deck ers is that Local 38 of the Unit ed Packinghouse Workers of America is doing the Chest so licitation fromunion members with management consent Man agement consent in 4his case means giving union personnel permission to do the Chest work on job time and covering the cost of time last from work The accomplishment goes be yond the simplefact of the agreement however in terms of response Peter Lichman president of the local indicates that there is a new feeling to ward employe giving with the employes in charge The change goes beyond Deck ers of course and the story starts some time ago All local labor unions through the Cerro Gordo Federation of CHEST Please turn to page 2 Mrs Nhu has little comment Wont stay in America LOS ANGELES Mrs ttgo Dinh Nhu secluded behind her doublelocked hotel door prepaiecL a statement late Fri day night on reports her hus band South Viet Nams strong man Ngo Dinh Nhu and Pres ident Ngo Dinh Diem had com mitted suicide after their sur enderih a miltary coup But she withheld the state ment while keeping track of news reports Her travel plans depend upon them She intended to attend Mass at thenearby Roman Catholic Church of the Good Shepherd during the morning Earlier she snapped Nev er to a newsmans question as to1 whether she would seek asylum in t h e United States were the coup successful I cannotstay in a country whose government stabbed me in the back she said She blamed the coup on American intervention Messages of condolence on the overthrow of her brotherin laws government poured into the hotel switchboard all day1 Mrs Nhu received the first report of the possible suicide at apprbx imatejly threVhburs after they reportedly occurred in Viel Her Original travel plans were to leave Los Angeles early next week for Tokyo Hong Kong and Saigon theJfinai leg of herfive weekroundtheworld tour Amid early reports of t h e coup an aide said she would probably stick to her travel plansat least as far asTokyo But when word of the suicides reached her the aide said This changes the picture en tirely Inside The Globe HUGHES LAUDS image of Iowas economy Page 2 POLITICS in this episode of Civil War Page 3 Editorials Surveyor5 Church news 6 Society news 89 Clear Lake news 10 Sports news Latest markets 14 Mason City news1415 Comics16 Classified pages 1819 North Iowa news 20 GRAIN DIES DARBY Pa W The Rev Dr Leon le Grain 85 widely known archeologist died Fri day WONT SEEK ASYLUM IN THE US An angy Mrs Ngo Dinh Nhu tells Los Angeles newsmen shell never seek asylum in the United States adding I cannotstay in a country whose government stabbed me in the back She also said the coup in her native South Viet Nam could not have happened without American incitement or American backing ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES TOKYO Military rebels in Viet Nam announced Saturday he death of President Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Nhu and roclaimed a new government ed by Buddhists Some accounts filtering from iouth Viet Nams capital vhere thousands danced joyous y in the streets said the Ngo brothers committed suicide oth rs that they were shot to death Suicide was the story broad ast by the rebelheld Radio Saigon This terse accpunt as pieced ogether by diplomatic sources in Bangkok and in Washington was that the 62yearold chief executive and his brother 52 cilled themselves upon being recaptured after once escaping military custody There were only fragmentary details on the deaths of Diem and Nhu Only the Vietnamese press was said to have been permitted to photograph the bodies A Saigon Radio broadcast said the brothers were taken into custody after a white flag was hoisted over the battle scarred presidential palace But they fled their captors and sought sanctuary in a church SOUTH VIET NAM LEADERS New South Yiet Nam after a coup ousted the Diem re gime are Buddhist Nguyen Hgoc Tho left and Vu Van Mau Big foreign aid battle expected WASHINGTON lorigj It looks like were in for aaCk n On 1 ATI Cf ctntfa Vmrxtisl siegeappeared ahead Saturday for the foreign aid bill after weathering its first long siege he The Senate inched ahead Fri day by rejecting 46 to 29 a Senate battle enlivened with motion by Sen Wayne Morse angry sniping jDOre to send the forei i Republican Leader Everettmeasure back to the M Dirksen shook his head at eigl Relations Committee for the prospects He envisioned senators pajamas in their sitting red flannel with their grandchildren in front of the tree Christmas Dayand mut tering to themselves We didnt finish foreign aid1 Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield saw no quick finish either major surgery The fight has just started Morse a leader of the foreign aid revolt said afterward Dirksen however called Fri a pretty good test He told newsmen the final bill will be reasonably close to the compromise amendment h and Mansfield offered New Miss Teenage America a real Doll FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DALLAS living Doll by the new Miss Teenage America but a bubbly sprite from Santa Rosa Calif Karen Valentine has the first television contract It was a multiring circus Fri day night with a national TV audience estimated at 40 mil lion in on the fun Iowas representative Steph anie Kay Carlson of Davenport was eliminated as the semifinal ists were chosen Judy Doll 17 and a blueeyed brunette representing Akron Ohio was crowned teen queen for 1964 by Texas Gov John Connally Im just glad to represent you hope I can be a wonderful queen Judy told the other 49 contestants I still cant believe it Its great her father Jay P Doll a plant engineer said Her mother and I certainly did not consciously prepare her to win a contestlike this Judy won a scholar ship a convertible automobile 50 shares of a soft drink com panys stock a new wardrobe and a trip around the country The Dolls live in Navarre Ohio Judy is a senior in high school and a member of St Paul United Church of Christ Judy said she will leave for Detroit Sunday and be there Monday and Tuesday Her par ents her paternal grandparents Mr and Mrs Jesse Doll of Ak ron and her sisters Holly 14 and Ginger 10 watch her win Judy had to miss a week of school to enter the contest but she doubted the absence would hurt her grades because she has done all her assignments JUDY DOLL She wants to attend college and go into interior design and decoration She doubted that winning the Miss Teenage Amercia contest would change her plans She has a steady boy friend George Wolfe of Central Michi gan University at Mt Pleasant She does not have any immedi ate thought of getting married Pixielike Karen Valentine 16 captured the she has everyone this week Ive just never seen anyone as cute as that gal one man said after seeing her shoulder wiggling and eyerolling version of Blame It on the Bossa Nova Karen won the talent division of the pageant Showman Ed Sullivan tele phoned from New York after seeing Karens act and invited her to his program First runnerup to the new teen queen was Jeanine Zavrel 16 representing Washington D C A blueeyed brunette Jeanine sang a folk ballad Two Brothers Second runnerup was Eileen Melody Speerin 15 rosy cheeked charmer from New York City She danced her strenuous acrobatic ballet in spite of a painful cut and bruised foot which she injured Thursday during rehearsals Other semifinalists were blonde Peggy Ann Nielsen 17 of Seattle Wash whose spec tacular Samoan fire knife dance was a crowd favorite Mary Jane Daly 15 Miami Fla who praced and crowed to the Peter Pan melody I Gotta Crow and honeyblonde Marilyn Roat 17 of Shreveport La who demonstrated similarities be tween grandmas Charleston and todays twist Report Diem Nhu die Coup is success was and committed the broadcast said the downfall of the autocratic ruling family followed a day andnight siege ofthe presiden tial palace A 90minute dawn tank and artillery attack preced ed Diems capitulation after eight years of rule The leader of the coup was Gen Doung Van Mirih 47 a Buddhist A civilian and former vice president Nguyen Ngoc Tho was named provisional president As the ranking Bud ihist in the Roman Catholic Diem government he was a Deader in the campaign to con ciliate South Viet Nams an ered Buddhist majority It was Diems treatment of the Buddhists capped by the governments August raids on pagodas and ensuing arrests that marked the countrys final disenchantment with him and his family One of the first acts of the new government was to release political prisoners students and Buddhist monks and nuns im prisoned under Diem and Nhu In Washington US officials reacted cautiously to the over throw of the Diem government with which the United States has had a running argument in recent months because of the Buddhist crisis A State Department spokes man said the United States was in no wvy involved in Diems ouster Military officials how ever said they believe the rev olutionary committee of gener als has the popular support for an intensified war effort against the Communist Viet Cong guer rillas At the height of the battle lit tle news of the revolt filtered from the city The coup began at noon Fri day with an attack on the pres idential palace a stucco build ing in downtown Saiton The rebels encountered stiff resist ance from Diems loyal palace guards and his crack 2000man detachment of special forces SAME W FUf Mens No Dcithi Patt 14 Boars
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