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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 21, 1964, Mason City, Iowa his words live EDITORS NOTE What are we fighting for that seem ingly distant war in Nam Capt James fSprviM who was killed in action there had answered the ques tion iloauinHy many times m his letters te his wife Ex from these have bean The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 1M MASON CITV IOWA THURSDAY MAY 21 We eowTfck rf AuocUtAd PMU Full No 17 selected by Spruills widow for ethers ta share By BARBARA A SPRUILL New Yarfc Herald Tribune News Service SUFFERN NY hus band Capt James P Spruill who was killed in V i e t Nam April 21 had opinions on our position there Through his letters I re ceived his love and compassion forthe young republic of Viet Nam and especially the people Here are a few statements my husband made in his letters It was brought to my atten tion last night that we were once inadequately equipped and poorly trained and that profes sional soldiers came from afar to aid the fledgling American Army in its fight for freedom and internal order Two of these advisers are well Steuben and Lafayette It is heartwarming to think that we continue their tradition of sac rifice You cant imagine the com radeship and gratitude of these men when an American stands with them through danger It seems to give them heart They cheer and wave and yell Dia uy Dia uy which is their word for captain f I have a project It is a pro posal to train all SDC men in night combat so that they be employed as a mobile strike force at night It is in the night that the myth of the invincible guerrilla must be destroyed The people are afraid then I 1 can feel it When the night be comes more ours than theirs wont leave Asia V V A Jl i i Adldi French solution in Laos Guarantee its neutrality PARIS AP France de clared Thursday the only solu tion for the crisis in Laos is guaranteed neutrality and urged this to be extended to all Southeast Asta as its only as surance of peace and independ ence Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville told a cabi net meeting There is no other solution to the problem of Laos than the respect of neutralization guar anteed by the interested pow ers A true and sincere solution of neutralization must extend to all of Southeast Asia It is the sole guarantee of the peace and independence of the states In extending the call for neu tralization bf all Southeast Asia the foreign minister was restat ing the stand of President Charles de Gaulle who also con tends the only solution for the Vietnamese war is neutraliza tion The French stand came as the British government an nounced its support for a call by Premier Prince Souvanna Phou ma of Laos for a meeting in Vientiane the Laotian capital of the 14 nations who signed the agreement in Geneva in 1962 setting up Laos as a neutral na tion A British foreign office state ment said the British govern ment earnestly hopes Souvan nas proposal to stop the fight ing in Laos and to restore the situation there will meet with a positive response from all con cerned Couve de Murville said France will agree to the new conference at Laos at any site acceptable to the 14 nations concerned He said France would like to have the conference m Geneva but would not insist upon it While the U S wants a neu tral Laos it has strongly ob jected to neutralizing South Viet Nam where U S men and weap ons are helping the Vietnamese fight Communist guerrillas Frances stand was spelled put in a letter Couve de Murville sent to Britain and the Soviet Union who were cochairmen of the 1962 conference ori Laos A cabinet spokesman com menting after the meeting said that the French call for ameet ing on Laos would concern only discussions on that country where a proCommunist Pathet Lao drive has aroused wide spread concern in western capi tals T The spokesman emphasized however that itwas the French view that neutralization is vital to all Southeast Asia if peace is to be assured there Some say that the incidents in Laos show that neutralization will not work he said We be lieve that on the contrary they show that Laos neutrality was violated events turn will take a dramatic To continue to fight ia the I day is foolish rfor the dayis for all intents and purposes It is in the night that they are strong and it is in the night that their back can and must be broken helicopters do not and cannot fight at night but soldiers can and will and it is soldiers rwho will win this war not choppers I know that you read now adays of defeat or of lack of progress None of this bothers me because I am convinced that we can win it and win it the ground and in the night The Viets are like little chil dren Their ways are strange to us When they get wounded no matter how bad it may be you never hear so much as a whim per The only sound comes from the mans buddy who generally bawls like a baby if the wound is logical for a people who never have been far removed from the raw facts of life and death I grow more attached to them every day now and even dread he time when I must leave Cai Son and the many friendswhose lives and fortunes I have been priv ileged to share Is Judy Over The Rainbow1 She leaves crowd jeers MELBOURNE Australia AP the time the orchestn played Over The Ttambow the audience was hooting ant Judy Garland had stalked off stage The sour notes didnt end with Miss Garlands concert Wednes day night The boxoffice was besieged for refunds Thursday and the head of the Union said the Australian orchestra that accompanied the singer had tjever been so humiliated land com mented I didnt like it did yOTl The American singers travah began when she arrived an hour late Her manager blamed it on a sore throat Youre late and Have another brandy heck lers shouted Despite some fluffednotes most of the crowd of 7000 was with her dunng the first half of the concert her only perform ance in Melbourne But some didnt appreciate her fidgeting with the microphone cable or her side banter Sing sing and Get on with it a few shouted and soon the auditorium resoundec pledge Concern grows in Red com bo t with slow prodding clapping The audiences inood wasn1 improved when Miss Garland took a half hour intermission She sang three more songs on her return but the lyrics were fragmentary and the customer began drifting to the doors Miss Garland curtly left with out any farewell letting the or chestra play Over The Ram itself Th musicians departed amid howls Miss Garlands manager Kar Brent said the audience should have accepted her apology fo being late other day I sat with a doll of a little girl hi my lap a little girl that was warm and who bounced and smeUed just like all little girls a There aremany moments of frustration in Viet Nam Inept ness dishonesty lack of spirit confusion and laziness cause them But that U exactly why we are It is exactly in places and in circumstances such as this that communism gains its foothold Communism is the scavenger of the upheaval that comes with modernization and the age of rising expecU lions L Sometimes we are ready to say the bell with it But then there are other times For in stance other day when I foundout that Wolf a Viet namese soldier had risked go ing into Vinh Long to find out if I were safe North Iowa Weather outlook Generally through Fri Warmer Thursday night 5745 Continued warm Fridtfy highs U92 Weather details Page 2 Hunt car thief at Algona Report 2 autos stolen ALGONA Kossuth County authorities continued a search Thursday for a man who took two cars in the county Thurs day morning and then escaped after a highspeed chase The first car waa stolen from the Schulte brothers used car lot in Algona about 12 30 am Thursday Police net knowing the car UNITED NATIONS NY AP S Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson pledged Thursday the United States will continue to defend Southeast Asia against Communist attacks as long aa the people of the area are de termined to preserve their in dependence Tne chief US delegate charged that the clear aim of the Indochinese Communist par ty and the Communist leader ship of Viet Nam is to over control of all Stevenson who rushed back Wednesday from a European tour ftold the UN Security Council that the United States has consistently come to the aid of peoples attacked from he outside BULL GORES SPAINS Cor vivrxuua prAirrD AyraiAiAinm Manuel JUruor Spains top mafcdor is shownjasto was still in very seriousi the groin dunng his first appearance at arenajn appeared to be reacting weB t it ven in a manner Mad gunner slays seven NASSAU Bahamas AP A man with a shotgun rampaged hrough Nassaus southern sub urbs Wednesday night killing seven persons including him self and wounding six in a wo hour automobile foray It was one of the worst nights n my experience said Chief Criminal Investigator Stanley Moir Inside The Globe MANMADE DUCK nests at Clear Lake 12 Page Editorials 4 Mason City news 4 Society news 1 Dear news nw Clear Lake news Comics H Latest markets 17 CUtsifted 1119 Cub Gaxette 21 Doiaro of police who had cor doned off a two square mile area and searched it in vain for the slayer found Ruben Rolle 30 dead of shotgun wounds in his home with the big bore weapon lying nearby Police Commissioner Nigel Moms said authorities did not establish a motive immediately but the first person he shot was his wife Police said Rolle went ber serk took a friends automobile and roared through South Nas sau leaving a wake of bodies and terrified telephone callers beseeching police help All those slain except Mrs Rolle were men The hospital ized people all were neighbors and police hoped some would be able to give them an inkling of what touched off the shootings Thebloody shooting spree in directly brought on additional death Alfred Clinton a resident who went to the aid of wounded victims dropped dead apparent ly from a heart attack induced by excitement And it will do so again he said Unless the lesson u earned once and for all by an aggressors that armed aggres sion does not it no longer it will not betolerated He asserted that the crisis ia Southeast Asia has taken a turn for the worse My government takes a very grave view of these attempted to f feedriver Delud ed them athigh speed Officers followed the stolen car to Hobarton a small com munity southwest of Algona then north 18 The stolen car then heatled west on 8 until it reachedHighway 44 t turned north there and con tinued at speeds up to 115 miles per hour to Fenton At blew Fanton fho stolon car t tire and the dnver Above all this is wir of mind and spirit For us to des pair would be great victory for the enemy We must stand strong and give an embattled and confused people this cannot be done if Amorica loses heart At the moment my heart is big enough to sustain those around me dont I let them back where you are sell me down the river and talk of despair and defeat There is no backing out of Viet Nam for it will follow us everywhere we go We have drawn the line here and the America we all know and love best is not one to back Iowa Lutheran synod adopts new budget DAVENPORT AP The Iowa Synod of the Lutheran Church in America adopted a budget and endorsed two civil rights resolutions at its final session Wednesday THATS MY POP George Wai AP Photdfax old son of Alabamas governor is some lace Jr hoists a welcomehome sign thing of a politician himself He made while waiting for his father to land at campaign speeches for his father dur the Montgomery airport The 12year ing the governors race in 1962 Dr Barber candidate for Iowa Demo committeeman abandoned the auto By this time Ralph Lindnorst Kossuth County sheriff and Harry Han sen Armstrong town marshal lad been notified and started to search for the dnver c Later Thursday morning Lind wrst was notified that a car belonging to Arthur Luedke had been stolen from in front of the Luedke home in Fenton Lindnorst said the Luedke car was stolen between 4 and 5 am and probably was used by the man who abandoned the Algona car to make his escape About 10 am Thursday the luedke auto was found parked n front of a home in southeast Algona Lindhorst said be thinks the thief was an Algona resi dent 53 truck drivers fjred in walkout Dr Sterling Barber Mason City veterinarian announced Thursday that he will be a can didate for the position of Demo increase over the present The new budget represents a raticr committeeman Iowa In a statement announcing his candidacy Barber who present ly is Cerro Gordo County Dem ocratic chairman said The incumbent is a gentle man who has served the party well However my business and professional background offers a more intimate knowledge ol the major industry of Iowa which is agriculture Photofax TOP LEVEL TOURISTS Soviet Premier Khrushchev wearing his straw hat at a jaunty angle and his wife Nina visit the ancient temple of Kar nak at Luxor Egypt n one The delegates also allocated these sums to church colleges next year Grand View of Des Moines Carthage Col lege Kenosha Wis Augustana College Rock Island 111 and Central Lu theran Theological Seminary Fremont Neb One civil rights resolution asked Iowas two senators to vote for passage of the civil rights bill before Congress even to the extent of invoking clo ture SUES BETTE DAVIS HOLLYWOOD WVParamoimt Pictures Corp has sued actress Bette Davis for damages claiming she has refused to re port for filming one added scene for the picture Where iLove Has Gone SAME DATElHJm Barbers opposition for the1 post will be Donald Mitchell Tort Dodge attorney Mitchell las been national committee man since 1353 The post will be filled Satur day at the Democratic State son Presidential Convention in Des Moines Delegates to the na tional presidential convention will select the national commit teeman and committeewoman The farmer and particularly Ihe livestock farmer is in trovi ble Barber continued in his statement I want to help Farm income affects every busi nessman and in fact every lowan Many of my friends are com ing down to Des Moines to sup port me and they and I know I am an underdog at this lime I expect to win Barber called himself a great supporter of the John son administration and added that he would work hard for the reelection of Gov Harold Hughes He favors Humphrey DMinn for the vice jresidential position on the Democratic ticket but adds that the selection of the vice pres idential candidate will be the prerogative of President John DAVENPORT AP Fifty three truck drivers who re fused to work in what union spokesman called an unauthor ized walkout have been dis charged by the Schwerman Trucking Co A spokesman for the com pany which hauls bulk cement from a plant just west of here said the drivers were fired Wednesday after they were told by telegram to go to work or be discharged Charles Burke a company Coreman said trucks were be ing driven by supervisory per sonnel Baptists OK group to study unity ATLANTIC CITY NJ W Southern Baptists approved overwhelmingly Thursday cre ation of a temporary commit tee to study closer ties with other Baptist groups A pro posal for a permanent commit ee had been defeated Wednes day The approval came on a Oft STERLING BARtlft r standing vote which appeared to be more than two to one in favor of the temporary com mittee which will report next lyear ADLAI STEVENSON Concern In Asia crisis added Those who are respon sible have set foot upon an ex ceedingly dangerous path The council debate originally was sparked by a Cambodian charge that the United States and South Vwt Nam had com mitted aggression in recent bor der incidents Both the United States and Viet Nam replied that the violations were acci dental and that they wanted to settle the matter peacefully Meanwhile however the Unit ed States plunged into general exposition of the US policy ia all Southeast Asia Stevenson told the council The United States cannot stand by while Southeast Asia is overrun by armed aggres sion As long as the peoples of that area are determined to preserve their own independence and ask for our help in preserv ing it we will extend it This of course is the meaning of President Johnsons request a few days ago for additional funds for more economic and military assistance for Viet Nam And if anyone has the illu sion that my government will ADLAI Continued en Page 2 No change in strike at Lehigh Lehigh Portland Cement pany employes continued their strike Thursday with no change announced by either the Local 106 of the United Cement Lime and Gypsum Workers Interna tional Union or the ment Robert A Speidel manager of the Mason City plant said that everything was closed down including the shipping department This is normallya busy season at the plant with demands on the increase for cement for summer construc tion work Picket lines are being main tained about the plant by the union and headquarters have been set up in Labor Temple 510 Pennsylvania SE The strike is for the sole purpose of ne gotiating changes in the ance procedure according the union The union is not striking for any monetary is sues m u
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