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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                North Doily Newspaper Home newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors CITY Home Edition voc AuocUled PrcM Kull Leaie MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 21 1W4 ClOc Paper Consists of Two Reds free injured flier romps in like a fighting lamb American suffered arm leg fractures BERLIN Soviet authorities Saturday re eased 1st Lt Harold W of three American hers shot down over Communist East Germany on March 10 A US Air Force ambulance left West Berlin for Magdeburg to get him r Welch a 24yearold native of Detroit was In aT Soviet military hospital in Magdeburg He wasHhjured when the three airmen parachuted The tripfrom West Berlin to the hospital takes about hours oh the au obahn Col John A Hennessen Jr of the U S Air Force at Wiesbaden vac ompariied the ambulariceii rrr1rT ingside Bleachers DEAN RUSK tactics charged WASHINGTON Secre tary of State Dean Rusk has been accused by two Democrat ic senators of using smear tactics against oppo nents of hispolicies Sen Wayne Morse DOre told the Senate Friday and Sen Ernest Gruening DAlaska agreed with him in a second speech that the country can well afford to get along with out Ruskr They took issue with Rusk for saying in a Salt Ike City speech Thursday night that if the countrys quitters had their way the fUnited t States would be playing into the bands of its adversaries Both Morse and Gruening are critics of the billion foreign aid program President Johnson sent to Congress Thursday and both advocate the withdrawal of US forces from South Viet Nam Morse called Rusks speech to the Western Political Science Association one of the most unfortunate by a responsible government official in many Gruening said he hoped that Rusk on reflection would real ize he went off halfcocked and suggested the secretary should apologize for slurs on Morse and him for their differ ences on foreign policy the State Department North Iowa Weather outlook and colder Saturday fffar Hfeh Sunday in Two Main bout A winner GlobeGazette photos taken by Elwin Musser at Don Blair farm Route 1 Mason City hijack helicopter By THEODORE A EDIGER KEYWEST Fla bloody hijacking of a Cuban mil itary helicopter by two youths defecting to the United States was under tight federal investi gation Saturday The body of the pilot with six bullet holes lay in a morguerin Key West where the Russian made helicopter landed Friday from Havana The two antiCastroites Who engineered the bizarre death battle over the Atlantic were taken to Miami for question ing by immigration authorities Transported separately to Mi ami for US grilling was a mechanic the helicopter who said he wanted to return to Cuba Authorities indicated the ques tioning might take days When the drab green helicop ter landed at Key West Interna tional Airport the mechanic Ser gio Roque 17 started running He was caught 1200 feet from the craft The hijackers Gullermo Santos and Andres told policethey commandeered the copter shortly after it left Havana under a plan they had plotted carefully in advance They told the pilot Jose Mar cia to fly to the United States When he refused the shbcting broke out A sheriffs deputy reported that while all shots appeared to have been fired from Santos gun there was indication of a struggle between the pilot and his selfimposed copilot Santos a regular Army pilot said he took the controls for the flight to Key West There was no word on wheth er Navy jets scrambled to meet the copter as it flew into Key The manager of the Key West airport George Faraldo said he ran to meet the helicopter As he sprinted across the field the ATLANTIC CITY NJ AP United Auto Workers Un ion in thefirst action of its 1964 convention called upon those leaders of the Re publican party who are engaged in a flirtation with the radical right to put a forthright end to that flirtation in the interest of both the nation and of their party This action came in the wake of an address by UAW President Walter P Reuther in which he emphasized fringe benefits would get top priority in con tract bargaining later this year with the automakers The UAW resolution on civil rights was adopted late Friday and said that a total break Rabid cat bites owner NASHUA Mrs Mildred Wait Nashua must take a se ries of rabies treatments She was bitten on both legs by her pet cat which was found to be rabid The cat was sent to the Uni versity Hospitals for testing after it died In the local veter inarians office Treatment for Mrs Wait were started when the tests were found to be positive two men inside drew their pis tols he said I disarmed them Faraldo said I was unarmed myself A loaded 50caliber machine gunwas mounted on the nose of the helicopter Faraldo reported Union asks GOP to end flirtation with right between the Republican party and the radical right will con stitute a mighty blow for democracy It also put the union on record against wiretapping legislation renewed its call for abolition of the House Un American Ac tivities Committee and the Sen ate Internal Security subcom mittee and opposed what termed continued government harassment of the International Union of Mine Mill and Smelter Workers Regardingthe latter it said the civil liberties of that union must be protected without regard to any affinity to the Communist movement past present or future Protest Saigon air inci SAIGON yiet Nam SouthvyjetNam protested Sat urday that Cambodian fighters shot down an Vietnamese plane However it apologized for the air attack on a Cambodianborder village dur ing which the unarmed spotter plane went down The stiff protest issued by the Saigon government was expect ed to strain stillt further rela tions between the two jhdochi nese neighbors long in dispute over their illdefined border Charging that 16 Cambodians were the air attack Cambodia has postponed peace talks scheduled with South Viet Nam this weekend The United States has supported these negotiations in hopes of keeping neutralist Cambodia out of the beckoning arms of Red China The Vietnamese charged that two Cambodian fighters crossed into Vietnamese territory Thurs day shot down the lightweight L19 spotter plane then flew back across the frontier It said radar tracked move ments of the two Cambodian aircraft which US observers at the scene had said were of the propellerdriven T28 type given to Cambodia in the US military assistance program last year TheAmerican pilotof the Vi etnamese air force plane which was observing air attacks on the guerrillainfested Cambodi an border village of Chantrea was dragged from the burning wreckage seriously injured Hi Vietnamese observer was killed The Saigon government ac cepted full responsibility for itL aircraft strafing Chantrea 41 miles west of Saigon and for maUy apologized to Cambodia A Foreign Ministry communi que said the government took full responsibility concerning this matter caused by an er ror in locating map coordi nates Inside The Globe Church news 4 Society news Clear Lake news North Iowa news Sports news 91 Newman Surveyor 1 Latest markets l Mason City news 121 Comics i Business news 151 Transit timetable 1 Classified pages Editorials Less trouble expected Students invade Daytona DAYTONA BEACH Fla AP Thirty thousand vacationing college students vanguard of an expected TiMXW poured out over the beach here Saturday for an Easter spree away from home So far about 150 have been ar rested for drinking under age 21 One was held on bond for resisting arrest and a motel owner was cited with main taining a nuisance for housing lusty vacationers Said one policeman Were keeping ourfmgers crossed pa trolling the beach like hounds and praying the good guys will lead the beer Starting en tertainment along the 20 miles of beach will be almost continu ous through April4 One 75cent admission ticket is good for the entire vacation With it students can hear folk singers and a jazz aextet Despite the early arrests both students and police say trouble has been limited There have been no incidents resembling the Fort Lauderdale riots of 1961 when hundreds were arrested in wild drunken beach parties At Fort Lauderdale students whopped it up until the early morning hours and police ar rested 15 of them mostly for public intoxication Officers said about 3000 stu dents had arrived in Fort Lauderdale for the Easter fling and expected another 40000 in a week or two The Daytona Beach City Com mission terms the planned amusements controlled enter tainment meaning that stu dents are not allowed to bunk together drink too much or act in any way which will cause fathers to call the police sta tion Motels are putting young men and women on separate floors Most of them have employed offduty policemen to stand in case To the delight of girls and chagrin of boys the female population is outnumbered Id say its roughly ten to one not in my favor said David Brisendine 49 Griffin Ga from the University of Georgia Ive had one date we dance the twist the dog such dances Its fun not as rowdy yet as it was last year Theres a lot to do swim party dance sunbathe said sunburned Marsha Bennett of Bristol Tenn She came south with about 15 Alpha Chi Omega sorprity sisters from the Uni versity of Tennessee and thinks its wonderful Of course my parents know Im here Some dont Im going to sleep on the floor said Linda 20 a Grand Rapids Mich secre tary here to meet Michigan high school friends My two roommates are sunburned worse than I I wouldnt dare sleep with them f Gaulle restates intention Reconcile to France BASSE TERRE Guadeloupe AP President Charles de Jr aulle says Frances allies must reconcile themselves to French foreign policy initiatives In two speeches Friday De aulle made clear his intention o hold to positions he has taken on world affairs despite fre quent annoyance voiced partic ularly by the United States The French president came icre after a friendship visit to Mexico De Gaulledid not specifically mention the United States but lis words seemed to be directly aimed at Washington We are a great nation and everyone recognizes it De Gaulle said This does not mean that we put ourselves in opposition to those who do not threaten us and in particular those who are our friends and allies r It is up to them to adapt themselves to this new and very satisfying situation for us French independence As soon as they adapt to it and admit that France too can take ini tiatives take its own actions have its own policies there will no longer be a shadow between us and them De Gaulle spoke in Guade loupes two cities PointeAPi tre and Basse Terre His re marks drew warm applause Scattered signs painted on buildings and brief chanting dur ing his PoihteAPitre speech recalled however that some oJ Guadeloupes 270000 residents favor autonomy or home rule Remap plan 3e visited Welch jifi the hospital earlier this Welch was turned over to his fellow countrymen at this fog ihrouded on the autobahn to West Berlinat am Welch suffered fractures of arm and a leg There was no word on the the other two Americans apt David I Holand 35 of Holland Minn arid Capt Mel vin JKessler so of Philadel phia They were held by the Soviets at an undisclosed loca tion The Soviets have Jadmitted that a Russian fighter shot down the unarmed RB66B re connaissance plane and charged that it was on a spying mission The US government has made several demands that all hree fliers be returned to the West and insisted that their RESTRAINED JOY AP The fath er of Lt Harold W Welch heard with restrained joy Sat urday that Soviet authorities have announced they will re lease his son Wait until he gets over to West Germany said Gerald Welch And then IM talk about it like a ca nary to judges on Friday DES MOINES AP Resist ances to Iowas legislative reap portionment action will be heard Friday by the threejudge Fed eral Court which ordered the redistricting The legislature this week completed enactment of a tern porary reapportionment ylan The bill awaits the governors signature The three judges who ordered the reapportionment and who will hold the hearing are U 3 District Judges Roy Stephenson and Edward J McManus and 8th Circuit Judge Martin Van Oosterhout In addition to hearing temporary plan the court also has these issues before it A re quest from some legislator seeking clarification of courts redistricting guidelines and asking a revision of them to permit setting up one house on area if the other is based strictly on population a request for an injunction canceling the decree ordering the reapportion ment and a notice of appeal to the US Supreme Court OPEN OFFICE MORGANTOWN W Va A campaign office for New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller wa opened hereSaturday one of plane strayed over Communist East Germany while on a rou tine training flight It denied the spy charge Welch who was reported in good conditionearlier this week when he was last visited by an American doctor was a nav igator on the RB66B A career officer Welch is a 1961 of Wayne State University in D e t r o i t He majored in political science and prepared for the Air Force in a Reserve Officer Training Corp program Only Friday Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko said the fate of Welch Holland and Kessler is really a matter for the east german author ities He said in Stockholm Swe den that American diplomatic representatives to Moscow for the release of the fliers should be diverted to Premier Otto Grotewohls Red Regime in East Berlin which is not rec ognized by the United States Gromyko said he was fully aware of a U S warning that continued detention of the three would jeopardize improving re lations between the United States and the Soviet Union but that it was a case for East German Officials The Air Force spokesman said it was not yet clear where Welch would be handed over Magdeburg where he was hos pitalized is about halfway be tween Berlin and the West Ger man border and he could freed at either point In Moscow U S Charge he received a Soviet reply Fri day night to the warning that continued detention of the air s men would endanger U S e Soviet relations and that the s reply was not helpful SAM T   

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