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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Th North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETT E Home Edition VOL 103 Assodttcrt Presi and United International Full MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 10 1964 HOe Paper Cohssu of Two No 217 Panama rioting kills Year 7975 Missiles go toward US CAPE KENNEDY Fla W The year is 1975 U S spaceships the size of house trailers orbit the globe in a pat tern which keeps the entire earth un der constant surveillance Each has a fourman crew Two fly the craft and monitor instruments while the other pair rests Suddenly the captain of one ship spots scores of missiles blasting from a hostile country He flashes an alert to the other ships Those within range aim detection equipment at the missiles and determine within seconds that they are headed for the United States The spaceships maneuvering at 18 000 miles an hour launch deadly anti missile rockets at the enemy projectiles destroying most before theyve expend ed their booster fuel Other ships in the American patrol obliterate many of the warheads during the midcourse portion of their journey And U S ground de fenses wipe out many more Special attack spacecraft in the United States orbiting force unleash nu clear weapons on the enemy nation Can manned satellites effectively carry out military missions of this type SPACE WAR Please Turn to Page 2 Russia looks for US help WASHINGTON AP The Intelligence Agency says the Kremlin wants to buy 1 a r e amounts of Western chemical machinery on long term credit so as not to hamper Soviet arms production CIAs conclusions about Rus sias economic woes were is sued Thursday in CIAs first general press briefing since the secret agency was set up after World War II The United States has been trying to persuade its allies so far unsuccessfully to bar long term credit on Red purchases But a CIA spokesman denied frying to influence policy by airing the agencys views pub licly He said CIAs aim was to make public information gathered by its experts on a subject where could be removed without harm and that CIA may give out further data later it was understood President Johnson approved the action According to CIAs analysis the Soviet economy has run into such deep trouble thai Pre mier Khrushchev can achieve his chemical industry expan sion goals by paring other pro grams or through long term credits from the West Soviet import requirements for Western chemical machin ery and equipment mainly to produce fertilizers were esti mated at billion over the next few years Credits from the industrial West totaled million in 196263 Khrushchevs seven year chemical industry expansion plan calls for a 3 American soldiers dead Panama severs relations Battle caused by US flag t iVT A I VDl i i i p PANAMA iff New gunfighling broke out Fri day between U S troops and Panamanians on the border of the U S Canal Zone adding more casual ties to a toll of 15 dead and more than 200 wounded Among the dead were three US soldiers Thirty tour U S soldiers were wounded in the first fight ing Thursday night There were 190 Panamanian casualties including 12 dead u sunfire began to crackle again at 9 am on the Pacific side of the canal Panama suspended relations with the United States early Friday Panamas government accused the United States ol aggression and sent its case to international torums after rioting broke out when Panamanian demonstrators tried to plant their national flag in the Canal Zone The Panamanian students moved in after US Panamas ambassador to the United Nations Aquihno Boyd was en route to UN headquarters to tile charges of aggression with the U N Security Council ln bitter words he told newsmen at Miami Panama has been the victim of unjustified oppres sion for 50 years He accused US soldiers of causing unnecessary bloodshed President Roberto Chiari of Panama demanded that the Organization of American States launch an immediate investigation He vowed to obtain justice for Panama once and tor all before whatever international bodies are necessary President Johnson was being kept advised of the situation At the Pentagon in Washington a Defense De AUGUSTOARANGO students in the zone raised the Americin in pentagon in Washington a Defense De fiance of orders from tJ S Partment spokesman said there are no plans to send w u iuiie umuaib tfOOn rpinfmvornonfe vi ui i v ciJ c IIU J troop reinforcements into the Canal Zone About 10000 Army troops plus a small num ber of Air Force Navy and Marine personnel are sta tioned there customarily The spokesman said the zone was quiet this morning with schools closed and civilian residents instructed to stay in their homes The US Army said its casualties occurred in the vicinity of the Tivoli guest house in the Canal Zone a target of persistent sniper fire from Panamanians When the U S casualties mounted to four wounded an Army statement said the order was given to return the sniper fire The Army selected trained marksmen for care fully returned fire and six U S soldiers were wounded before the sniper fire ceased Army officials stressed the point that none of its forces entered Panama territory during three to four hours of severe exchange of gunfire Traffic through the canal was not affected Panamanian Ambassador Au gusto Guillermo Arango left Washington for City but there was no indication his government would recall other diplomatic personnel This is the US Army version of the chain of events At 4 pm Panamanian stu dents entered the Canal Zone and planted the flag of Panama on the grounds of the Balboa High School alongside an Amer ican flag They had the protec tion of canal police the customary secrecy labclibidion investment overall Smoking perils to be cited in health report WASHINGTON AP Thcjpreparcd by a special commit govcrnmcnt report on smokingitce of 10 nongovernment scien and health to be made public Saturday is expected I o point an accusing finger at cigarettes as a health hazard Unlike a 1959 report which dealt only with smoking and lung cancer the new report Hughes penal plan is failure WATERLOO UP Gen Evan Hultman campaigning for the Republican nomination for governor says Democratic lists will deal with all the ef fects of smoking on human the lungs heart and circulatory system The conclusions will be based on scicnlific findings which in the main have been publicized previously Surgeon Genera Luther L Terry will hold a news confer ence to slate the Public Health Services position onthe report in the works 14 months Terry who appointed the committee members also is ex 1959 DEMONSTRATION IN PANAMA amain 1959 at which peitaS of the Panama Canal Thursday a Panamanian stu demonstration in Pan 5 control gunfire and out in all antiAmerican Photofax demonstrations broke 5 students in the Inside The Globe DRUNK driver license rev ocations down Page 6 FIRST prep cage ratings announced Page 9 DUTCH ELM disease still threat in Iowa Pace 18 Editorials Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Sports news 919 Television news 1112 Society news Comics Transit timetable 14 Classified pages North Iowa news AMBASSADOR DIES Gov Harold Hughes penal be concerned with recommen program is a complete failCations for action ure When the 1959 report was is sued E Burney then the surgeon general said in a state ment Unless the use of tobac co can be made safe the indi vidual persons risk of lung cancer be reduced by North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and not so cold Friday night lows zero to S above Mostly cloudy oc casional snow and slightly warmer Saturday highs 2025 details on page mumuuia aibO IS CX pected to outline plans for a1 FLORENCE Italy Wil second phase of the study to liam J BMacaulay 71 Irish exambassador to the Vatican died Tuesday the elimination of smoking Further Burney said he weight of evidence implicated smoking particularly ciga rette smokingas the principal causative factor in tho increased incidence of lung cancer SAME TheUS students had hoist ed their in defiance of instructions from the US gov ernor of the zone He had or dered the dual flying of Pana ma and US flags at selected sites in the zone in accord with an agreement reached between Panama and the United States last year recognizing Panamas titular sovereignty over the zone He had banned flags at schools the US District Court in Ancon and several other sites US flags were permit ted in classrooms Police directed the students back into Panamanian terri tory and along the route they smashed street lights and over turned garbage cans cover of dark of Panamanians in autos ransacked buildings set Background on trouble in Panama By United Press Intcrnationil Panama spreads for nearly 500 miles along the narrow Isthmus connecting North and South America It is in the news now because of a 10mile wide strip through its Panama canal zone The U S leased the land from the Republic of Panama SO years ago after helping Panama secede from Colombia a treaty granting the U S government the perma nent right to use occupy and control the zone Since completion of the Pan ama Canal nearly 40 years ago Panamas economy has risen and fallen with the state of business in the Canal Zone To day business is booming with about 1000 ships amonth pass ing through the canal The U S pays million annual rent for the land The rest comes from supplying goods and services to the canal zone and from the paychecks of the nearly 10000 Panamanians who work there At 8 pm when the situation Panama City the capital and got out of hand the Army was Pacific Ocean port is the oldest called Gen Andrew p European settlement on the OMcara commander in chief Pacific coast of the Americas of the US southern command After its founding in 151D Pan with headquarters in the zone ama went through three centur put the area under military conies of Spanish colonial rule tro1 After the Spandiards were A proclamation to that effect driven outit became a province was broadcast in Spanish Colombia English for more than an hour from a plane overhead At pm US troops ar rived in force to assist the Can al Zone police Casualties were caused by persistent sniper fire at sol diers protecting the Canal Zone in the vicinity of the Tivoli guest house near the center of downtown Balboa The French spent more than 20 years trying to build a canal across the isthmus which is 37 miles wide at its narrowest point and after they gave up in 1899 the U S signed a treaty with Colombia for the canals construction The Colombian senate delayed ratification of the treaty in 1903 and when Panama pro CAR BURNS AFTER PANAMA RIOTING Unemployment rate declines government that the unemployment rate dropped in the nation during December but cautioned that an adverse ing in cmplo vnm me uncjfimi unemployed dropped among adult males was by 100000 to 3800000 dur ng up while it was dropping the month This was the same teenagers and women as a year earlier Unemploy dered out r u cauone tat an I think we should watch the trend may be developT during December normalunemployment among adult mployment of men J focs up by about 100000 a which has increased slight Cuba to have small sugar crop MIAMI Fla Cuba 59 per cent to 55 per cent las cu once the worlds greatest sugar yMr hcr claimed its independence from Colombia the same year the U S Navy prevented Colombian PANAMA Please turn to page 2 i in JJL Ulll As the casualties mounted Coiombia the same year the to four wounded the order wa S given to return the sniper fire the Army said The Armyse lected trained marksmen for carefully directed return fire A fifth soldier was seriously wounded in the head and a sixth was wounded before sniper fire i At 11 pm OMcara an nounced that the situation was under complete control To pre vent a recurrence of violence all persons not living and work by Johnson calls Panama chief WASHINGTON M dent Johnson conferred telephone Friday with Presj dent Roberto Chiari of ma In an effort to peaceably the crisis in ma Pierre Salinger White House press secretary said The two presidents agreed there had to be a stop te Mw violence in the Canal Zone Almost simult a n t u 1 1 y Johnson sent a group US officials to the Canal ty transport
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