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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1964, Mason City, Iowa that makes all North lowons neighbors iiiVfeft Situation j deteriorates MALCOLM W ftROWMI SAIGON AP South Viet Nam appeared Monday to be sliding rapidly toward general collapse t i In Saigon a general strike in which Viet Cong elements are believed to have played an important role crippled com munications and many city functions such as port activity power and water supplies and transportation In MM coastal cHy of Qwi Nhon student demonstrators of two rival factions virtually took over seizing the radio station and laying siege to the province chief in his house Late reports indicatedthe siege had been lifted but the situation was ex tremely tense Reliable sources disclosed that mountain tribesmen trained by Americans as irreg ular troops slaughtered 17 low land Vietnamese Special Forces troops Sunday before the tribes men seized the Ban Me Thuot radio station The tribesmen alto virtually arrested their American advis ers forbidding them to use ra dios or leave the Special Forces camps held by the tribesmen The Montagnards are demand ing autonomy for ripur major provinces in which they pre dominate These provinces make up about onequarter of Viet Nams land area In additipn South Viet Nams military forces suffered oneo their bloodiest weekends on rec brd in the fight against the Vie Cong with military re porting 230 casualties on the government side Premier Nguyen Khanh has a mandate to rule for only 38 more days before ceding power to a new civilian council and prospects dim that the council can pull things togeth er if it ever gets started The most serious government setback took place Saturday in a battle near the Cambodian border the informants said The Viet Cong killed 23 injured 41 and escaped With 150 weapons Government troops Sunday in a fight south of the Viet Nam border in which 58 Edttkm VOL MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SfpTEMSiR 21 MM Cfeacktf of Two Ou AMocUted Tnu Fan Sharp Barry attack policy gets raking WASHINGTON Sen Barry Goldwater has fired strong criticism at the adminis tration for its handling of news on the latest Gulf inci dent and charged that Presi dent Johnson has a crisisof theweek foreign policy The Republican presidential candidate said Sunday night in a statement This administrations lack of purpose direction and even honesty in its conduct of the cold war has led to what now may be described as a crisisof theweek foreign policy This weekends crisis in volves Viet Nam and another incident in the Gulf of Tonkin administration has tried to manage the news so that the incident is forgotten as quickly as possible c an not however sweep a war under the rug Last Friday Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara said in a brief statement that preliminary reports had been received of a nighttime incident in international waters in the Gulf of Tonkin He said no dam age had been reported by Amer ican vessels and there was no loss of American personnel Nothing more would be said he added until an investigation was completed on reports of the new incident in the gulf where North Vietnamese patrol boats madetwo attacks on American destroyers seven weeks ago The August attacks brought prompt retaliation Johnson or dered US planes to hit North Vietnamese patrol1 boat bases and oil dumps an action backed by Goldwater Johnson called McNamara and other advisers to the White House Saturday morning to discuss the latest incident and at midafternoon McNamara an nounced that two US destroy ers on routine patrol in the Gulf of Tonkin were menaced by four unidentified vessels Fri day and fired warning shots He said the approaching craft then disappeared His Saturday afternoon state ment came nearly 22 hours aft er first reports of the flareup reached the Pentagon A Penta BARRY Continued on 2 Resort i village now is The timetable has been comsaving time Mason City has rebe concluded by am and pleted for the stop at Mason turned to standard time the plane is to be in the air Viet Cong were killed and 15 others captured The other casualties were suffered in other weekend bat ties Premier Nguyen Khanhs shaky regime almost toppled week ago faced other harsh hew problems A strike virtually paralyzed Saigon and a moun tain tribal revolt put the sppt light on troubles in central Viet Nam Johnson to campaign in states City Municipal Airport Thufs His plane a chartered at Therewill be a preliminary program starting at 9 am with Robert Ray DCS Moines Iowa epublican Party chairman as aster of He troduce a slate of county anc ate candidates GOP gubernatorial candidate Svan Hultman will for wo minutes followed by US 30 WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson said Monday he is going to go out to talk to the people and look them in the day by Sen Barry Goldwater i tepublican presidential candiI date i a Frank Woods an advance e man for the candidate was in Mason City to complete arrange ments for the Goldwater visit t The senator will arrive at the airport at am standard time or am Airlines 727 jet will taxi in ront of the terminal at 9 33 pr m Some 50 newsmen will disR mbark from the rear of the Sen Goldwater and his wife will leave the plane from he front door at am Son Bourke Hickenlooper will introduce Goldwater who will begin bis talk at It is to Toss fep ships wei in Gulf o MOSCOW AP Tass said Monday three unidentified ships were reported to have been sunk in the Gulf of Tonkin Friday by American destroyers It was reported that five un identified ships were allegedly fired at by the US destroy ers and that three of their swere sunk the Soviet new ie agency arts 3 sunk f Tonkin on the destroyers radarscopes warning shots were fired an then the two American destroyers opened fire The repor rom Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara added The approachingcraft disappeared without closing sufficiently to open fire on the destroyers Tass said authoritative Soviet states as he can probably more than 30 The President outlined some of his upcoming travels at a news conference He also said he is not over confident about a campaign in which polls show him leading Republican nominee Barry Goldwater from anywhere that any vestion in the latest incan cident off the coast of Nortl Viet Nam The United States said Sun day four vessels were picked up and warned that in th Ameri Fog holds up Scran ton Iowa visit Johnson had no further dis closures as to what happened in the latest Tonkin Gulf inci dent Friday morning The gov ernment has reported that US destroyers sighted approaching vania Gov William boats warned them fired and tons first outofstate appear the boats disappeared KCeT As for the threat of a rail got off to a rough start Monday strike at 6 am Tuesday and a low ceding pre son said he had nothing to say vented Scrantons chartered air of the Vietnamese people may lead to very dangerous conse quences the entire responsibil ity for which will rest with the United States Tass said that whether the Gulf of Tonkin action was a premeditated provocation or the irresponsible actions of American militarists the US government is fully responsi tep H R Gross Senators Jack Miller and Hickenlooper then will give five minute talks be ore Goldwaters arrival Fourteen Republican officials Deluding Hickenlooper Miller Gross Hultman and Ray wi om pose the reception commi ee for Goldwater Followmg is a summary the program All times are central standard 9 am Preliminary pro gram Sen Goldwater ar rives time to the ramp stairways pushed up to plane Newsmen leave plane followed by Senator and Mrs Goldwater Special presenta tion Introduction of GoWwarer by Gold water Goldwater and newsmen board plant and leave California forests burn N t CALISTOGA Calif Forest fire rode the wind into this Napa Valley resort town from the north Monday then started advancing from the south later after the first threat was halted The blaze destroyed between 40 and 55 homes and some of the hundreds ofevacuated residents returned at sunrise to vacant lots where their houses had stood Not long after the fire was be lieved to have burned itself out it raced down ridges east of town jumped a hill where it destroyed five homes leaped a road and started toward the town two miles away Heavy northeast winds whipped the flames over grassy fields and threatened heavy stands of timber Colistoga lies in a valley be tween coastal hills and an in terior range of mountains 60 air miles north of San Franciscol State Forestry Service of ficials said the blaze which threatened Calistoga on three sides around 1 am apparently had burned itself out on the north edge of town However they kept on the alert as the fire still raged out I of control in stands of timber outside Calistoga Some 7000 aeries of timber had been Iburned One of the other fires in the jCoombsville area on theout skirts of Napa 30 miles south raged out of control Forestry officials said five homes had been destroyed there by 9 am At the height of the fire winds lof 40 miles an hour with guests I up to 70 miles sent up clouds of fiery ash that touched off blazes i j AP Pholbfas FOREST FIRE This map locates Calistoga Calif underlined site of a forest fire whicri bufried out of control Monday CARACAS Venezuela I attempts oa De Gaulles life by President Charles de Gaulle of France arrived Monday to start a grueling27dayfgoodwill visit to South America His jetliner escorted into Maiquetia Airport near here by four jet fighters Abig welcome and a strong security guard awaitedhim The wealthiest among the 10 be is to visit readied a booming 21gun salute and a lazzling militarydisplay for the 3 rchief of state Strict security were ordered for De Gaulles ride with President Raul Leoni from in other nearby communities The fire swept into Calistoga late Sunday At one time it created a vacuumin the Atmos city giving the TAXED CUT A mixture of freshman hair tTO cuts and politics created this unusual campaign butLnerc over ton at Delta State College at Cleveland Miss Provid wnole area a glow of burning ing the new LBJ clip for Bruce Webster of Clarksdale asn is Wylie Hilburn of Cleveland Webster who claims to be a Goldwater Man doesnt seem to object to the LBJ clip since hes under 21 and cant vote any way B70 debuts in a shower of sparks Most of the destroyed build ings caught fire when ash se the airport to downtown Cara cas bedecked with flags and Minting Officials fear there may be off their roof tops More than half the towns 2 500 residents arid tourists had een evacuated during the night police said There were no asualties reported Police Chief Kenneth Hively said the terraced vineyards which surround Calistoga E Germanys OttQ GrpteSWOhl BASE CUL EDWARDS AIR FORCE IOWA CITY AP Pennsyl Scran at this time This was in an from landing at the Iowa swer to a question as to whethCity Airport where about 50 er he might in some way interArsons waited nearly an hour vene before being told the plane would not land there The presidential travel plans After two passes over the air he said they are subject to port the plane flew on to the some start with a larger Cedar Rapids Airport trip Tuesday to address tlte about 30 miles away He then United Steelworkers convention was driven back to Iowa City Die lor me possioie consequences of such incidents American patrolling in the ulf Tass said is totally gnustified and constitutes an open hostile act toward the states of that area The illegal patrolling off the shores of the Democratic Republic of North Viet Nam military demonstrations and the provocative incidents in that region must be dead at 70 V BERLIN Otto Grotewohl prime minister of East Germany died Monday after long illness the official East German news agency ADN reported He was 70 Grotewohl had been ailing for years Although it never was officially admitted he was believed to have been suffering Ifrom leukemia D for a luncheon engagement Among those left waiting in the rain at the Iowa City Air port were Atty Gen Evan Hult man Republican candidate for governor state GOP Chairman Robert Ray and Solicitor Gener al W N Bump nominee for at torney general in Atlantic City On Friday Johnson said he will go to El Paso Tex to join the president of Mexico in un veiling a marker for the boun dary of the oncedisputed Cha mizal area On the same day he will travel back to Okla homa to dedicate the Eufaula Dam 30 miles from Muskogee He also will go to Oklahoma City and speak at the state fair that day On Monday Sept 28 John son said he hopes to visit the New England States He indi cated he would start Provi dence RI with a stop at Brown University and a visit to the elderly former Sen Francis Green Brown is celebrating Sporadic rioting by the oppo annivcrsary and Johnson will sition Labor party preceded the address a convocation independence ceremonies A po That it he said he will U lice inspector was stabbed and tte Mounted police twice dispersed Humphrey to reveal worth Malta becomes independent of Britain VALLETTA Malta W The sunbaked Mediterranean island of Malta became an independ ent nation Monday after 162 years of British rule WASHINGTON AP Senjcouple of wise investments out Hubert H Humphrey says he is home in Minnesota happy to report that he has been a prudent man and there will be enough there to take care of mother He plans to tell the nation all about hisnet worth Tuesday sial XB70A Americas biggest bomber made a trouble plagued first flight Monday cli maxed by a fiery landing One or two tires blew out anc burned as the futuristic 185foot craft touched down at this des ert test center an hour earlier than planned As rt circled the desert after takeoff from nearby Palmdale it encountered prob lems both with the landing gea and with one engine The XBTtA skimmed down a am As it touched the run way sparks and fire flashe from the left section of the land ing apparatus There are four tires on each side of the gear A ripple of alarm spread through a crowd of several hun dred observers A ball of fire seemed to cluster around the area The craft rolled nearly a mile before stopping then was surrounded by fire engines It never appeared however that there was any danger of urer and copilot Lt Col Joe Cotton of the Air F o r c e re racted the huge landing gear after takeoff but a leak devel oped in the system and it wa owered again Most of the flight was mad with the gear down as a precau tionary measure Thus th speed was held below the 800 PLANE Continued en Paejo 2 radled in the heart of Call ornias Napa Valley wine belt helped halt the fire Thank Cod for our plowed vineyards he said Most ol Siamese twins survive surgery for separation CHICAGO AP Siamese twin boys born Saturday were reported resting Monday following a successful separation operation Four surgeons worked 3V4 lours Sunday to separate the infants who were joined at the ower abdomen Afterthe operation one twin was left with a large and small intestine and the other only the exiled members of the French Secret Army bfganuatkm livine in South i j Terrorist attacksare also frequently made in Venezuelaby the pro Castro Armed Force for al Liberation FALN t During his 39hour visit to Caracas De Gaulle will address Congress and confer with Presi dent Leoni who is expected to sound out the French leader on advantages of aLatinAmerican common marketLeoni hopes to attract more French investment to his country and would also welcome more French techni cians to train labor De Gaulle and his wife left Paris Sunday for the longest stay abroad of any French chief of state since the days of Napo leon I Hespent the night at PointeaPitre capital of Frances Guadeloupe Island in the Caribbean Some concern has been ex pressed that the trip may prove the vineyards had recently been plowed leaving nothing to burn etween the green vines The face of Mount St Helena where the fire had started in tall trees was left staring nakedly down on Calistoga The Forestry Service said it had no hope of completely con Aspokesman for Childrens trolling the day fire until Wednes too much for the president who underwent a prostate operation six months ago He will deliver 50 speeches and travel morn than 20000 miles before return ing to PansOct 16 After Venezuela De Gaoila Will Colombia Ecuador Bolivia Peru Chile Argentina Paraguay Uruguay and Bra til The longplanned tour istan bther move by De Gaulle to restore to hisnation influence femorial Hospital said the twin with both intestines should get along very well and the other one might get along very well f 1 The twins born Saturday night to 21yearokl Carol Ja quet in Evanston Hospital weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces at birth lost in the two world wars His chief aim is to strengthen good relations with Latin America which may lead to longrange French aid condition the good Lords willin creeks dont rise his financial Sunday night in a radiotelevision interview on NBC Meet the Press the Democratic vice presidential candidate said I am going to do al right We had a little mortgage on a house out in Minnesota This ones paid for We have a few I can say that I am not as well off as my brother who is in private enterprise but I am well enough off to get along and I have no complaints CewW ho five a rough hint I think you ought to wait for the bombshell It will be very interesting Is he in the red financially I surely am not I am happy to say that I have proven myself to be a prudent man The accounting is expected to the blaze spreading to the fuse lage Pilot Al Whitx of North Amer ican Aviation Inc the manufac rioteri in the heart of bonds I made a A A show Humphrey a poor fourth in the holdings of the men on the two presidential tickets V North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly ctovdy lifht rain af fectinoj te per cent of area Monday nJojht and Tues day Lows Monday in mtd Sfe Tuesday in uev Weather dttath en pafe 2 Question officers in rights workers Inside The Globe Editor 1 U Society iwrirs j North Iowa Latest mariran Mason City BILOXI Miss AP A ederal grand jury gathered Monday to hear secret testimony or the case of the thfcee mur ered civil rights workers The evidence to be presented was compiled during one of the most intensive investigations in FBI history The first witness listed was he sheriff of Nesboba County awrenct Rainey of Philadel phia Miss Two white membership records of auxiliary police force Deputy Cecil Price also was n I VVVM thejof the rural eastcentral Missis sippi county were subpoenaed Clear Lake news 11 It 1113 M IS H H17 among those ordered to appear Price arrested the three men on a speeding chargelast June 21 search for them went OB i weeks It involved hundreds w of the volunteers from New York City The third was a Meridian Miss Negro They were last seen alive leaving the Philadelphia jail Rainey was told to bring ar rest records jail from leasing them at about pm Price saM he etcertod thai The search ewM Aug4 An station wagon in which the three informer told where the bodies were traveling to the city limits were buried Thes FBI then turned away ered them deep inside f a red The bvraedout station wagon clay watershed dam ahovt sev was found two dayt later nearjea miles Philadelpnia Deputy PriceWas told v fVAM TITO TALKS PRAGUE Cntbostoraaia un Aaioaia Nwratw ot rakia tefl Mooday for sixday visit to YagosUrvia ri talks with Marshal THo January September and Each man had been shot with tola pistol A nrivate bring any personal belongings report on the Negro notes from UPR three men to the Chatty saU he had grand jvy hearing He said he I been beaten so severely had nothing like that or anylof his information for the jury Tht state aatoncy were shattUrad More thaa 109 other residents pubtie
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