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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes qll North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY WS lOe Piper ConilsU of Two AuocUtcd Preu Full No 287 ivilians controlling Viet Use coffins to observe Canal riots PANAMA AP Empty cof fins were to be carried by Pana manian students Saturday in a parade marking the first an niversary of the bloody anti American rioting along the US Canal Zone boundary National Guard soldiers were stationed along the parade route and along the Canal Zone bor der to prevent possible violence in the event the students defy an order against demonstrating in the UScontrolled Canal Zone US authorities were also re ported ready for trouble but USsees aggressive Indonesia WASHINGTON AP US officials expect Indonesias poli cy on Malaysia to grow more aggressive The next few weeks will be critical they believe in deter mining how far Indonesia will press its neighbor In making this estimate high US officials do not discuss pos sible moves by US military forces in the area In general though there is reliance on the reinforcements Britain has been sending to Malaysia Meanwhile Indonesias with drawal from the United Nations has caused a review by Wash ington of its last remaining as sistance programs to President Sukarnos government State Department and foreign id officials said Friday Indone sia is receiving about mil lion this fiscal year about million for technical assistance and the remainder in food ship ments for the victims of a vol canic eruption on Bali About 430 Indonesian civilians and 20 military officers are being trained here under the technical assistance program No new trainees have been sent here since September State Department officials acknowledge US influence with the Sukarno government has dropped to zero US Ambassa dor Howard P Jones has la bored for seven years to keep Jakarta friendly but now the mission is admitted to be a fail said information on prepara S tions was classified A student group Friday night marched unannounced to Shaler Triangle in the Canal Zone and the focal point in last years vio lence when four American sol diers and 21 Panamanians were killed Guardsmen stopped the group in Panama City at a plaza ad joining the triangle then escort ed a delegation of five students to the twin poles from which the Panamanian and American flags fly side by side The stu dents laid red and white carna tion wreaths to the martyrs at the base of the poles and left without incident Return powers to chief of state SAIGON South Viet Nam UP The Vietnamese rmed forces agreed Saturday to end their three weeks f military rule and restore governmental authority to he civilians A fivepoint communique said Chief of State Phan Khac Sun would be given legislative powers It did not agree to reinstate the High National Council dissolved jy a group of young generals in their Dec 20 purge A U S Embassy spokesman said the agreement did not represent thing we think ideal but comes close enough to make it possible for the United States to deal with the new government Restoration of the council with legislative powers has been sought by American au thorities Renewed American A short time earlier Presi dent Marco Robles appealed to the nation to avoid bloodshed as Panama prepared for four days of ceremonies commemorating the 1964 uprising Robles spoke in the wake of attempts by some Panamani ans mostly leftist student lead ers to stir up trouble against the United States Antigovern ment pamphlets were scattered at the university Friday He praised the heroic sacri fice of Panamas victims in last years riot and reiterated that he would push for justice which has been largely denied in Panamas dealings with the United States The threeday outbreak last year stemmed from a Pana manian student protest of the refusal of American high school students in the zone to let the Panamanian flag fly alongside the US flag Canal Zone Gov Robert J Fleming Jr proclaimed Satur day a day of remembrance and said both flags were to be flown at half staff in the zone Panamas newspapers noted that new antiAmerican violence would hurt Panama in light of PARKING RAMP SITE This section of building on the corner to a small alleyat the rear of Stacys Restaurant the dark northwest corner of 1st SE and Delaware could make way for a mid colored building at far right Cost traffic pattern and engineering town parking ramp under one of several location possibilities be studies would determine whether this or some other site would be ing studied by business people As suggested here the ramp could best for a ramp extend from the alley at far left to the corner and north from the talks on increase aid for the figh against the Communists sus pended since Dec 20 were ex munists attacked a company of Vietnamese soldiers 10 miles outhwest of Saigon killing an American officer In the city of Hue 400 miles to the North a Viet Cong mortar crew tried to knock out a Voice of America station transmitting iroadcasts to North Viet Nam out did not succeed Buddhist leaders in several communities fanned strikes aiJ demonstrations against the Huong government Longshoremen reject contract ure The United States has defense commitments with Australia and New Zealand under the AN ZUS Alliance in the event the two commonwealth countries or their forces are attacked Australia and New Zealand are participating with Britain in the defense of Malaysia There is little doubt among US authorities that Communis China has encouraged Sukarno to take a militant position off cials said But there is strong doubt Peking was a party to Indonesias decision to quit the United Nations the US announcement last month that it would renegotiate the Canal Zone Treaty of 1903 Panama had been pressing for a renegotiation since diplomatic relations were resumed fol lowing Panamas break with the United States after the riot The United States also an nounced that it planned to build a new sealevel canal in Pana ma Colombia or Nicaragua Inside The Globe MASON CITY cage teams beat Fort Dodge in pair of thrillers Page 9 Business news 3 NEW YORK AP A new strike by 60000 dock workers in ports from Maine to Texas at midnight Sunday appeared al most certain Saturday in the wake of a contract rejection vote by longshoremen here The uneasy peace was shat tered along the waterfronts of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts in a surprising development Friday night Thomas W Gleason president of the International Longshore mens Association said he was a little disappointed by the New York vote of 8354 to 7792 to reject a fouryear contract recommended by union leaders The margin of defeat was 562 votes The New York longshoremen always have set the pattern for dock workers in other ports and here is an unbroken tradition hat if one local strikes all lo cals go out Gleason scheduled a meeting Saturday of the 23man executive council of the union to decide what my position will be and prepared to formally notify the shipping association of the re jection vote In Baltimore the Sun report ed that Gleason Friday night had already sent telegrams to the ILA vice presidents setting up directions for the walkout at am Monday The federal government has exhausted strikedelaying ma chinery such as an 80day cool ing off period as provided in the TaftHartley Act That was usec when the union struck East anc Gulf coast ports Oct 1 during negotiations James J Reynolds assistant secretary of labor who has been working as a mediator for sev eral months termed the New York rejection unfortunate1 Plan downtown parking ramp Committee of problem Four downtown sites suggested No fox funds would be involved City officials indicate agreement City planners report awaited See complete story on Page 6 Burch supporters report confidence Church news 45 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports news 910 WASHINGTON AP Allies of Republican National Chair man Dean Burch say they are confident Ray C Bliss will not actively seek the embattled chairmans job Bliss the Ohio state chair man is rated the No 1 choice to head the national party by those who are trying to oust Burch However one Republican said Bliss has told Burch he will stick to a neutral stance at least Clear Lake news Newman Surveyor Editorials 10 n 12 Comics 13 North Iowa news Transit timetable Classified pages 1415 Premiere Monday Ev and Jerry star in new GOP show WASHINGTON Wl The Ev and Jerry Show premieres on Capitol Hill Monday with old trouper Everett M Dirksen sharing the spotlight with a new costar the photogenic Rep Gerald R Ford of Michigan Last year Rep Charles A Halleck of Indiana shared ccn terstage with Dirksen as they met the press weekly and be fore television cameras gibed at the Democrats But in the wake President Johnsons landslide victory over Barry Goldwater last fall House Republicans began talk ing of a new image This week they dumped Halleck 64 in favor of Ford a 51yearold former football player Senate Republicans seem perfectly satisfied with Dirksen who was 69 Monday They reelected him their leader unani mously ff I publicly in the battle for the chairmanship And another an associate of Burch said of the Ohio chair man Hes not campaigning Still Bliss seems to be doing well without an open campaign And an old ally of Barry Gold water the 1964 Republican pres idential nominee who picked Burch to head the party organi zation announced he will chal lenge Burch as an active date The declaration came THOMAS GLEASON Little Disappointed He said the situation is ex tremely serious and that a strike is distinctly possible Reippers have estimated that strike is distinctly possible Shippers have estimated that a strike would cost the nation India sapphire kept safe in bus terminal peeled as soon as terms of th communique are placed in ei feet Lt Gen Nguyen Khanh com mander in chief of the armed forced signed the communique with Suu Premier Tran Van Huong and two deputy prime ministers The civilian government will be charged with organizing a national assembly probably vith a direct vote in the cities and an indirect vote in the coun ryside the communique said It added that the seven mem bers of the high national coun cil arrested in the purge will be released immediately It did not mention whether other politicians and students arrested in the same purge would be released The action appeared to have ended at least for the present South Viet Nams threeweek old political crisis The communique ended with a call for national unity among Viet Nams political leaders The communique followed a meeting that extended through most of Friday night at a sea side resort involving Huong hanh and most of his gener als peech at the National Press Club Friday the Phoenix attor icy said only that he had talked vith Bliss and that they had iscussed the chairmanship ight Bliss who served on Gold waters campaign steering com mittee would say nothing That has been his stance all along and Republican sources said Bliss indicated he would not change it One of Burchs backers said Bliss had given the chairman what amounted to a declaration of neutrality during the scram ble over the job It will come to a head in Chi cago Jan 22 when the 132 Committee members to chart an offyear Chi Na million a day It also could cripple the economy if it lasts for a significant period The proposed contract provid ed for a guaranteed annual wage an hourly increase of 80 cents in wages and benefits over four years and pensions The agreement also called for a reduction in the size of work gangs from 20 men to 18 on April 1 1966 This is believed to lave been the item that brought rejection The shippers estimate that the ast dock strike which lasted or 34 days from December 1962 o January 1963 cost between million to billion NEW YORK Star of India sapphire and eight oth er precious gems were kept safe for 25 cents a day in a Miami bus terminal locker for almost a month This amazing twist to the theft of 24 jewels from the American Museum of Natu ral History here Oct 29 came to light with a climactic break in the bizarre case Friday The gems were flown here from Miami along with Allan Dale Kuhn 26 one of the three as a matter of policy considera tion is given to anyone who co operates The gems were recovered in the public locker encased in a rotting waterlogged chamois bag They still were wet indi cating the glittering loot had first been hidden beneath the sea The defendants are expert swimmers and divers An employe of the terminal said Someone put a quarter in the locker every day Our records show its the only locker Khanh and Deputy US Am jassador U Alexis Johnson met his afternoon at Khanhs resi No decision on Viet Nam after debate WASHINGTON AP retary of State Dean Rusk and members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee wrestled again Friday with the situation in South Viet Nam but appar ently produced no decision Afterward Chairman J W Fulbright DArfc said The secretary is undergoing a close examination I dont want to kid anybody The situation is of deep concern to Mr Rusk as it is to members of this commit tee And Sen George Aiken RVt said I dont see how we can arrive at a consensus in tha committee unless there is estab lished a stable government in Saigon We can talk and talk about it but its up to the South Vietnamese to do the fighting Rusk repeated Washingtons concern over the need for a uni fied and effective government in South Viet Nam if a successful fight is to be waged against Communist Viet Cong guerril las dence It was the first time ei ther Johnson or Ambassador Maxwell D Taylor had con ferred with Khanh since the cri Wayne J Hood in La Crosse Wis Hood who served as director of campaign organization dur ing Goldwaters presidential campaign said I had hoped hat Goldwater would be able to sit down with other party lead ers and negotiate a settlement on the chairmanship but that does not now appear possible As many of his foes rallied toward Bliss in the scrap over the chairmanship Burch con ferred secretly with the Ohio chairman in Washington Wednesday Burch 37 who has Gold waters backing in the party power struggle would not re veal ths substance of his talk with Bliss questions after a gather course Republicans seeking to force Burch from his post say they have at least 70 votes lined up now Burch says he has the votes to eep his job but has mentioned 10 figure EDUCATOR DIES WASHINGTON Uft Ernest V Hollis 69 director of higher ducation and university ad ministration for the US Of ice of Education since 1944 died Thursday of a brain umor Florida beach boys accused of executing the robbery Kuhn had led New York de tectives to the famed sapphire and other jewels in a deal touched with mystery and in trigue He apparently was bar gaining for leniency for himself and his two companions Jack Murph the Surf Murphy 27 and Roger Clark 29 I would say Kuhn was acting for all three Manhattan Dist Atty Frank S Hogan told news men Asked if the three could escape with prison sentences as light as one to two years if they plead guilty Hogan said The sentence is up to the judge He explained however that that has been in such constant use No one could identify the per son depositing the money Since Tuesday night Kuhn had been trying through tele phone calls to bring about the recovery of the jewels Detec tives were near him at al times Then at 3 am Friday mysterious telephone call came at a Miami motel Detective Richard Maline heard the caller say The jew els are in a locker in the bu terminal at northeast 4th St The key was picked up and the jewels soon wre on the wa back to New York sis began There were no immediate plans for a meeting between Taylor and Khanh who have jeen the primary antagonists Taylor had sought an immedi te pullback by the young gen erals who staged the purge re toration of the council and re ease of the prisoners One observer here com mented All it does really is egalize what the armed forces did on Dec 20 Fulbright said Rusk will re turn for another round of ques tioning next week New job for agent who shielded JFK WASHINGTON AP Rufus W Youngblood the Secret Serv ice agent who shielded Presi dent Johnson with his body dur While the political maneuvers took place in Saigon the Com North Iowa Weather outlook Cold Saturday night with low of 10 below Fair and cold Sunday Weather Details on Page 2 ing the assassination of Presi dent John F Kennedy is tha new chief of the White House detail And Roy H Kellerman wha was in the front seat of the car in which Kennedy was slain Nov 22 1963 has been assigned as Youngbloods deputy Youngblood succeeds Gerald A Behn who was assigned to the Secret Service headquarters staff as an inspector Kellerman replaces Floyd M Boring who will also be trans ferred to the headquarters staff No celebration planned Balloon flights have birthday E DATE1W4M PHILADFLPHIA AP On Jan 9 1793 the Gazette of the United States a twiceweekly newspaper reported This day weather permit ting M Blanchard takes his flight the balloon we are as sured will rise precisely at 10 oclock A few hours later as a band played cannon boomed and President George Washington watched Jean Pierre Blanchard and a little black dog set off from this then capitol of the United States on what is recorded as the first manned flight in this country On some past anniversaries various balloonists or early flight enthusiasts have marked tie occasion but no public cere mony is planned Saturday on the 252nd anniversary of the flight The balloon rose from a court yard near Independence Hall and landed 15 miles away near Woodbury NJ The flight last ed 16 minutes and Blanchard reported he flew as high as 5812 feet Blanchard a Frenchman had made 44 flights in Europe be fore setting out that morning The day dawned overcast but the ilouds burned away by 10 The temperature was about 55 degrees Blanchard arranged to take off from the courtyard so ad mission could be charged Pres ident Washington gave Blan chard a letter of introduction In his own account Blanchard wrote I could not help being surprised and astonished when I turned my eyes toward the im mense number of people which covered the open places the roofs the houses the steeples the streets and the roads over which my flight carried me in the free space of the air What a sight How delicious for me to enjoy it As the balloon rose and then gradually drifted generally southeast the Gazette reported anxiety for the safety of the aeronaut was painted on every face Some men tried to follow him on horseback but soon gave up Blanchard who no Eng lish proved a surprise to the first men who ran up after seeing the balloon descend He said that to the first who appeared I showed him a bot tle of wine he wouldnt drink I then drank first and he followed my example Others came and he showed them Washingtons letter add ing How dear the name of Washington to this people With what eagerness they gave all possible assistance in conse quence of his recommenda tions With their help Blanchard folded his balloon and put it into the basket Six men signed certificate of landing Blan chard then caught a in a carriage Ut Philadelphia   

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