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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                nurses BRUSSELS Belgium A relief engulfed hun of Belgiums exhausted nurses Saturday with the end ing of the doctors strike after 18 days Bed eyed from fatigue some nurses laughed and cheered when they heard the news A few kicked off their shoes in a typical feminine gesture Oth ers drank beer in celebration The doctors called off their strike against a new socialized medical law after bargaining with the government of Prem ier Theo Lefevre The doctors agreed to meet with the government next Wed nesday in an attempt to settle their differencesover the con troversial legislation Belgiums 12000 doctors to call off the 18day strike after 1SW hours of in tensive negotiations during which the rectors of Belgiums four universities acted as inter mediaries Lefevre said con fidently that conditions now are ripe to reach a prompt agreement on the law which would leave no bitterness A check of hospitals showed the nurses were near the end The of their strength when the strike stopped At first we didnt dare be lieve the news we were so happy said one Another nurse thought it would take at least a month to get Belgiums tangled medical services back to normal During the strike doctors re fused to make house calls or see patients in their offices Serious cases were rushed to hospitals where a skeleton emergency service was pro vided Doctors manning the emer gency service were helped by hundreds of nurses The end of the walkout les sened the heavy pressure of the past 18 days I felt again like I did when I finally passed my examina tions said one nurse This was the picture in one Brussels hospital during the last hours of the strike The buzzer like an angry bee startled the sleeping nurse The pretty brunette jumped from her chair shook her head and started down the hall A light glowing over the door to a ward in St Pierre Hospi tal indicated her presence was needed With a sigh she started walk ingtoward the light You seem tired Havent you had any sleep she was It doesnt matter she re plied without heroics She was a professional nurse doing her job It was the same story with hundreds of girls and older women who worked hours that would knock out many men Some nurses went several days at a time grabbing only a couple of hours sleep out of 24 Yet at St Pierre there was no condemnation of the doc tors Some nurses said they agreed with the doctors that the new legislation miist have been drafted by people with only a sketchy idea of how pa tients are treated But for the mostpart the fight between the doctors and the government has raged over the heads of the nurses They were too busy keeping the hospitals going A senior nurse at St Pierre said Our nurses kept work docfajS ing nonstop the poorfdearii I am very proud of them y At Elizabeth Clinic a nun said account would be taken of all the extra work and responsibility undertaken by student nurses when they apply for their diplomas In the Red Cross Clinic a nurse said There was no question of a rest Everyone held the fort as best she could The picture was the same in other Belgian hospitals where student and young graduate nurses were reinforced by older women North Iowas Daily Newspaper IdHetf fer Heine newspaper that makes all North low ans neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 1M FuU MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL II 1W4 We eopyJThls Paper CowUU X Two No Sf Act to halt Rusk SAIGON South US7 ind Viet Nam j 0 inWIiteiice report said South Vieta Communist suicide squad namese security forces braced planned a grenade assassination attempt attempt like that used to kill n thelifexrf Secretary of State Thai Vietnamese lean Rusk amid reports that governor general under the for VietCong suicide squads might mer French regime after the make such a move The massive airground secu rity net thrown around Rusk were killed when a terrorist was tightened after a terrorist walked up to them pulled the two grenades bomb was tossed into a military pins from bus early today wounding two stood next US servicemen Fire hits Northwood farm home de stroyed the Dean Aahlarid f arm home four miles southwest of here Friday The fire Was reported about pm It started on the roof of the home Firemen believe lthe blaze was caused by a faul ty chimney Mostof the household and clothes of the Ashland fam ily were destroyed in the fire The Ashlands have two chil dren They own the farm Firemen from Northwood and Kensett battled the blaze A group of Northwood citizens have started a fund to help the family replace what it 1 o s t Cash donations can be made to Davis Backstrom Restrict area f6r aiir test Polico spotted suspicious loiterer Friday night near a large electrical plant in the same area where the bus explo sion occurred They chased him and he got away leaving be hind an 11pound highexplosive bomb The bomb had not been armed and did not explode r Police intelligence reports saidthe Communist Viet Cong planned a wave of bomb explo sion sjn Saigon during the three The bombs were 14500 airspace over parts of three western states j will be restricted military use May 17 to May 30 for a defense exer cise involving 100000 troops and1000 aircraft The Federal Aviation Agency Friday designated the tempo rary restricted airspace over sections of southeastern Califor nia northwestern Arizona southern Nevada and North Iowa Weather outlook and coei wttfi a likely en Sunday Lews Saturday in the 3tsr hifhs Sunday in the Woether details en end of World War II Thanh and a French general to them grenades went off until and the J tobe directed at electrical transformers around the city UiS military installations and American vehicles Two of thetransformers both reportedly marked as targets by the Viet within a half block of the homeof Ambassa dor HenryCabot Lodge where Rusk is staying All transform ers in Saigon are under heavy guard Five American security agents with submachine guns were traveling with Rusk wherever he went along with crack Viet namese security police and troops Rusk left Saigon for a tour of cities and installations north and east ofSaigon today ac companied by Lodge and the Vietnamese deputy premier Nguyen Xuarii panh Rusks motorcade drove iTmiles from Saigon to Bien Hoa The high way was guarded by large army units and armed heli copters flying as escort have been and more Six Americans killed since Feb than 90 wounded by Viet Cong terror bombings The two worst bombings both inFebruary where American servicemen were playing and in the Ameri can community movie theater in downtown Saigon a security attack on the military bus A terrorist hurled the grenade through the door of the bus then disappeared in the crowd ed streets of Saigon miles jway when the blast oc curred ton made this bedspread especially to present to President Johnson Mrs Wil fulfill a lifelong ambition to shake hands with the President of the United States To present quilt tomeetLBJ NEWTON afull life of traveling fishing bear hunting painting carpenter work and a few other avoca tions Mrs Mae Wilson hopes Beckwith goes home GREENWOOD Miss ron De La Beckwith accused soon to fulfill a lifelong ambi tion is to shake the hand of the President of the United StatesJ The 80yearpld widow has made a bedspread which in cludes a replica of the Ameri canflag She made the spread especial ly to present to President John son and she hopes to accom A Ul UAL V were at a baseball field of Negro integration leader MedgarEvers was back in his hometown for the first in 10 months Friday Beckwith 43yearold ardent segregationist was freed on said bond two hours after an allwhite jury deadlocked in his second murder trial at Jackson REUNION WORTH Tex Gen James H Doolittle leader 1CUUC1 Kust s car was about three of bombing over Japan in World SWBU r War II will greet more than 40 of his former raiders Saturday plish that ambition next week Mrs Wilson also hopes to pre sent a similar spread to Mrs F Kennedy for her son John Mrs Wilson a former school teacher college instructor and real estate dealer planned to leave for Washington Saturday She will carry with her a letter Inside The Globe Clear news 3 Church news 45 of introduction to President Johnson from Gov Harold after two days of talks Hughes Prince Souvanna has been Society news 47 Newman Surveyor I Sports news 9TO Editorials n Mason City news12U Comks 14 Classified North Iowa news 11 Just when she will make the presentations to President John son and Mrs Kennedy depends turning home in about 10 days ious to return and then move on again to her camp Wilsonia Lodge Brainerd Minn in G Frank er WB Foster of Kellogg 49 killed in crash BAHRAIN Persian Gulf AP near the Arabian coast and the A jethner lost in a desert sandarchipelago of islands which storm overshot the airport at make up this Britishprotected Dhahran Saudi Arabia Friday Arab sheikdom 15 miles off merit ann crashari in night and crashed in the Pershore siah Gulf Twentythree Ameri cans were among the 49 persons aboard rut Lebanon where the flight A US Navy spokesman said originated said the jetliner was helicopter crewmen saw ho over windwhipped desert vivors in the wreckage of the only three minutes northwest of Middle East AirlinesAir Liban Dnanran when radio contact Caravelle jet spotted Saturday was lost at pm GST Fri in shallow water about 10 miles off the Arabian coast The twinjet airliner took off The spokesman said the from Beirut on the twohour non search for survivors was constop night to Dhahran and ran tinuing and that more heUcopinto the sandstorm near the end ters and small boats had been of the 1100mile hoc i 1 ll1 T sent to the crash site Only one m TT Hk3 iCi WIlCll wing of the plane jutted above the plane began its approach the water line forvthe nighttimelanding then Divers set but from Dhahran spokesman said It doesnt there can be anyjsur vivofs jet went down in the gulf about fialrway between Dhahran prince to resign as premier PLAINE DBS JARRES Laos Prince Souvanna Phou ma said Saturday he will ask King Savang Vathana to relieve him of his functions as coalition premier because a tripartite summit conference here has failed to reach agreement on means to solve the Laotian crisis Grim faced and looking de pressed the neutralist premier made the announcement at the end of two days of summit talks he had with rightwing leader Gen Phoumi Nosavan and pro Communist Pathet Lao chief Prince Souphanouvong Souvanna said no results were premier for 22 months and the Laotian situation has been in a state of crisis for more than a ear with rightist and neutralist on their convenience While in mth rriht the east Mrs Wilson will visit usTth i2 relatives and friends before Ieftlsts their influence steadily with the i j i Conference sources said the summit talks were deadlocked nearwhen Phoumi and Souphanou vong could not agree on ways to w TT O was buiU neutraUze the royal capital of ers find different outlets for Probang where the coali m government is to be tempo rarily moved PRINCETON N J Redfaced Princeton University officials have admitted a re markable student who meets all the qualifications but one he doesnt An iagenious wellplanned hoax Admissions Director E Alden Dunham said Friday aft er learning that Joseph David Oznot wont up for fresh nan classes this September be cause be was just a student ia Tenttoo We would have loved to have kim said Dunham ruefully Dunham acknowledged that a letter of acceptance had gone Wednesday to Oznot who had keen described at a classicist s perfect student doesnt exist aconcert pianist treasurer of his high school class in East Lansing Mich and son of the wealthy private detective Wil liam H Oznot Dunhamand other officials learned of the universitys loss from the University Press Club whicfr got the word straight from the whimsical creators of Oxnot Press Club members promised to keep secret the names of Oznpti creators LateFriday the hoaxers four Princeton sophomores and two students from Columbia and Michigan State universities op to their identities Dunham had said the university planned no disciplin ary action The hoax was hatched last October when as one of them put it We wanted to add an levity to normally sober atmosphere of college ad mission We decided that such pranks as stealing the bell clap per from Nassau Hall had no point to it because it is con doned by the university They submitted a preliminary application listing Oznot as a student atEast Lansing Mich High School During the Christ mas vacation Columbia Univer sity sophomore Charles A Lieppe 19 Freeport NY pos ing as Oznot went to Princeton for an interview Two Princeton students Ar thur F Davidsen 19 Freeport NY and Thomas R Reed III 19 Dearborn Mich then took Oznots college board examina tions DavicLsen a prospective astrophysics i major took the English and mathematics apti tude portion in the morning and Reid took the afternoon portion of the test in Latin and English composition and Reid scored in the 700s out of a pos sible 800 The next problem was to get Oznots high school marks on his application which must be filled in by secondary school authorities familiar with the student East High School of ficials didnt see this one but it was filled out somehow The letter of acceptance to Oznot one of 1165 mailed to candidates for Old Nassau went to the address of a social fra ternity at Michigan State Uni versity in East Lansing The others in the hoax were Steven E Cook 19 Dearborn Mich a student at Michigan State and Princeton students t Frederick W Talcott II 19 Baldwin NY and Steven D Reich 19 Hackensack NJ An in Boi Visibility was near zero when went the was found during massive air land and sea search launched at dawn by US and British Air Force jets and helicopters private planes desert vehicles and ships Passengers were reported to include 23 Americans 11 Sau dis four Lebanese one Syrian one Bahraini one Jordanian and one Palestinian The crew consisted of five Lebanese one French and one Swiss Dhahran a comparatively modern desert city is the heart of Saudi Arabias multimillion dollar oil operations and the headquarters of the Arabian American Oil Co There is a large American colony in Dhahran connected with ARAMCp Most employes live in the company complex of airconditioned apartments and single dwellings with company stores and entertainment facili ties nearby Ben Hecht dies in New York home NEW YORK Author for the play The Front Page Ben Hecht a oneman fiction written in collaboration with factory died in his Manhattan Charles MacArthur in 1928 The apartment Saturday an open newspapermen they portrayed book and his reading glasses at became stereotypes for char his side The writer of nov els plays and motion picture scrips was found by his wife of 39 years She tried to revive him with mouthtomouth resuscita tion and a police emergency crew administered oxygen Hechts physician Dr Morton S Bryer said he apparently suffered a heart attack Bryer said the writer appeared to be in good condition in a recent checkup With only high school edu cation the New Yorkborn Hecht went to Chicago and land a newspaper joh on the Chi cago Journal in 1910 That was the beginning of a writing career that was to bring him fame and fortune He was best known perhaps Love pickets sure sign of spring at college CHICAGO spring some mens fancies turn to love Oth Friday about 100 University of Chicago students picketed in protest of a new regulation that students living in dormitories next fall must eat 13 meals a week in the cafeteria They carried signs end legal ized malnutrition and pizza forever stale bread never Said author John Gunther guest at the home of university president George W Beadle when the pickets marched past Ive heard students here were rather staid Im glad to see that report was false SAME acterizing the profession Im a professional writer as another man might be a profes sional carpenter Hecht once said Writing is easy Its the rewriting thats hard I write a book three times By the was 65 had turned out 65 movie scripts 25 books 20 plays 250 short stories and at least 300 magazine articles I have done the best I can he said I think its better to keep writing than to labor over every word trying to make it a gem I had a friend who did that He wouldnt write anything unless he was convinced it was his greatest effort As a result his style became cramped rusty and withered Hecht and MacArthur worked together on many plays and movies and were friends and neighbors until MacArthura death four years ago on April 21 Hecht and his second wife the former Rose Caylor a news paper woman and MacArthur and his wife actress Helen Hayes had Homes at Nyack on the west side of the Hudson River some 25 miles above Man hattan Billie Sol Estes granted time for new appeal AUSTIN Tex ffl Prison is at least 90 days away for Billie Sol Estes former agricultural fi nancier convicted of swindling The Texas court of criminal appeals agreed Friday to delay its order that Estes begin his jail term immediately to let Estes attorney John Cofer ap peal to the U S Supreme Court Wednesday For the third time the court rejected Estes appeal from the Tyler swindling conviction but allowed 15 days for one more appeal because an earlier opin ion was reworded The stay keeps the sentence from being enforced before the Supreme Court decides whether to review the conviction   

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