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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10 1945 UOc Piper Consists of Two Associated Press Full Lease Wires No 2 BOM IN VI Early reports indicate 20 to 30 dead in terrorist explosion By MALCOM W BROWNE SAIGON Viet Nam WVA ler rorist bomb ripped through a U S enlisted mens billet Wed nesday in Qui Nhon killing an undetermined number of its 40 or more occupants and two of State money invested Treasurer hits past GOP policy By RON SPEER DES MOINES AP State Treasurer Paul Franzenburg criticized his predecessor Wednesday for allowing given the state to teach young children to sing to lie idle for three years without drawing in terest Franzenburg said the monej has been invested and the Viet Cong who set off the charge Speculation arose immediately that the U S might make an other retaliatory strike at North Viet Nam the Communist men tor of the Red guerrillas Relief operations quickly un covered one American dead and 13 wounded in the debris of four story concrete building at Qui Nhon Digging went on for others be lieved to be buried in the wreck age Unconfirmed estimates of now drawing interest and plan have been made to find ways tc the money as provided b the loss of American lives ranged from 20 to 30 Qui Nhon a coastal city 275 miles northeast of Saigon is the capital of Binh Dinh province where Viet Cong forces have smashed several hundred gov eminent troops in a mountain fight this week It is 80 miles east of Pleiku where a Viet Cong attack on U S installations Sunday touched off retaliatory strikes by U S and South Vietnamese warpianes at targets in North Viet Nam The explosive charge set off at 10 pm when most of the men could be expected to be in their rooms must have weighed several hundred pounds The roof fell in The bombing punctuated a general military offensive by the Viet Cong who were egged on by North Vietnamese Radio Hanoi called on the Red guer rillas to strike hard very hard at the enemy on all bat tlefields North Viet Nam still is smart ing from retaliatory air strikes Discuss Viet issue Kosygin meeting with Chou Enlai MOSCOW W Soviet Pre mier Alexei N Kosygin prom ised to give Communist North Viet Nam military assistance then flew Wednesday to Pe king and immediately went into conference with Commu nist Chinese premier Chou Enlai Kosygin was greeted at the Peking airport on his arrival from a fourday visit in Hanoi by Chou and Chinese Foreign Minister Chen Yi the Soviet news agency Tass reported from Peking Chou Enlai accompanied the Soviet delegates from the airport to their residence Tass said Kosygin had also met with the Communist Chi use the controversial will of the lat Billy Hawks of Cambridge The Democratic treasurer who succeeded Republican L Abrahamson Jan 1 said tha proper investment of the fund could have increased them b about Franaenburg said he wa shocked to find that the non ey had been left in a favore bank without drawing interes since it was turned over to In state The controversy over th money dates to January 195 when Hawks an eccentric bacl elor shot himself His will drawn in 1952 le his estate to the Iowa stat public school fund with prov sions that Lhe money be used t promote instruction in voc music and proper develop ment of the lungs of childrenments deficit including a pen attending kindergarten firstlalty tax on overseas loans as well as investments He also asked a voluntary mobilization of private banking and inclus ncse leaders during an over night stop en route to the North Vietnamese capital In a statement a Hanoi air port Kosygin said of his talks with the North Vietnamese We reached agreement on measures which will be taken for strengthening the defense potential of the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam and on holding regular consultations on these questions He continued We had frank discussions on a num ber of international issues and analyzed attentively the situ ation in the Indochinese Pen insula particularly in connec tion with the recent armed provocations staged by Ameri can imperialists and their Sai gon puppets There was no clue to the na ture or amount of Soviet mili tary aid to the Hanoi regime N o nCommunist observers in Moscow noted the choice of the words defense poten tial rather than a broader military potential This was seen as a possible effort to reassure the United States that the Soviet Union was primarily concerned with helping Hanoi protect itself rather than providing means for extending fighting in South Viet Nam Kosygin was already in Ha noi before the big Communist Viet Cong attack HAWK READY IN VIET US Marine Corps guard scans South Viet Nam skyline as three Hawk antiaircraft missiles stand ready These mis siles arrived at Danang military airbase after Presi dent Johnson ordered Hawk contingents to South AP Photofax Viet Nam in the wake of a weekend attack by the Communist Viet Cong on two US military installa tions at Pleiku The Hawk is a groundtoair radar guided missile Deficit measures are listed Johnson takes broad steps WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson ordered sweeping measures Wednesday to bring end to our balanccofpay an and second grades in the schools of the State of Iowa Relatives contested the will contending it was not charita ble but whimsical and of no so cial utility but the Iowa Su preme Court upheld Hawks wishes Records show that 5158134 was turned over to the state in 1962 and the final portion of was given the state last December Hawks inherited most of his estate from his mother He had no brothers or sisters The State Department of Pub lic Instruction given the job of using the money apparently was unable to decide how to im plement the wil Franzenburg said State Super intendent of Public Instruction Paul Johnston had not been able to get Abrahsmson and former Ally Gen Evan Hultman to agree on ways to use the mon ey After conferring vilh Ally Gen Lawrence Scalise Fran zenburg said it was decided to appoint a committee to work oui the best way to make proper use of the Hawks money Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Society news 111213 Sports news 1718 Latest markets 20 Mason City news 2021 North Iowa news 2324 try to restrain spending and lending abroad In a special message Johnson asked Congress to slash the dutyfree exemption on foreign purchases brought home by re turning American tourists from wholesale value to re tail value in effect a reduc tion to less than onethird of the present limit The President said the recent abrupt widening of the pay ments deficit need not alarm Americans or foreign holders ol dollars since the 1964 deficit ol billion reflected continued yeartoyear improvement His message said Clearly those who fear for the dollar are needlessly afraid Those who hope for its weak AP AFTER FALL FROM Mary Pfeffer 64 who suffered a gash on head when she toppled headfirst from a stretcher Feb 4 talks with Dr Paul Sullivan at Boston City Hospital Mrs Pfef fer was being carried from plane at Boston Airport when she fell about 10 feet She had suffered a stroke in Florida Dr Sullivan associated with Tufts Med ical School is from Granby Conn ness hope in vain The dollar is main as good as and will re gold freely convertible at an ounce Johnson took the following steps Threat grows Goofballs and trouble Clear Lake news 2627 Comics 28 Transit timetable 30 Classified pages 3031 North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing and colder Wed nesday night lows near xero northwest to 15 southeast Thursday mostly cloudy and kcally colder 25JO Weather Details On 2 Imposition of that penalty tax on bank loans of one year or more effective at once This wai done uncle the Presidents existing powers He said there would be appropriate exemp tion for borrowers in devel oping countries He has obtained firm as surance from the Canadian that it will pursue olicies to limit the flow of in vestment dollar into Canada to he extent consistent with ng Canadas currency reserves stable He has called on the Feder al Reserve Board and the Treasury to enroll the banking community in a major effort to limit their lending abroad Secretary of the Treasury Doug las Dillon predicted this would be the most effective of all to days actions curbing the dollar WASHINGTON AP They jcall them yellow jackets and red devils and other picturesque names But from New York to Cali f camPus to shm hangout they can mean trouble and wrecked lives A outhful psychiatrist worked his way in among goof The misuse of the drugs valuable medical aids when prescribed by a physician was not confined to people who dont take a bath or dont go to church said Griffith Patients in new hospital Icy move made in Charles City CHARLES CITY Weclnes ay was hardly an ideal mov ng day but that was the case or about 40 patients at the Valley Hospital here Patients were moved across own in private station wagons and ambulances from the old cityowned hospital to the new 11800000 Floyd County VIemorial Hospital James Johnson administrator at both hospitals said the move went off without a hitch We thought it would take about four hours to move the patients Johnson said but actually we got it completed in about two hours The critically ill patients were moved first in ambulances furnished by two firms from Clarksville and Greene After these patients had been settlcc in the new hospital the Ics seriously ill and ambulatory cases were moved in station wagons and the ambulances By am everything was running smoothly at the new 72bed hospital Johnson report ed Hospital personnel were busy explaining the new nurse call system to patients Unlike Sunday and Monday sot off after the Viet Cong killed eight Americans wounded 126 and de stroyed or damaged 14 helU copters and five planes at Ple iku The terrorist action at Qut Nhon was one of the most de structive of dozens engineered over the years against property and lives of the American ad visers in Viet Nam Outstanding among the others was the t i m ebombing of the Brink Hotel a US officers bil let in Saigon last Christmas Eve That blast killed two Americans wounded 107 per sons and wrecked much of the billet The Qui Nhon billet normally housed from 40 to 55 of some 100 Americans regularly assigned in that town Qui Nhon is a sup ply base and air center Much of the equipment comes in by small vessels from Saigon Heli copter and fighterbomber units are based there Afield South Vietnamese troops have suffered what prob ably will turn out to be their worst defeat of the war in a mountain battle launched by the Viet Cong Monday That was he day a squadron of 24 South Vietnamese fighterb o m b e r s raided targets in North Viet Jam The Red guerrillas were on the offensive Wednesday in sev eral sectors Heavy fighting raged near the Da Nang base and in an area east of Saigon as news filtered out of the major action in Binh Dinh Province 280 miles north of this city US officials disclosed that two government companies were annihilated a battalion was virtually wiped out and another company severely mauled in coordinated Viet Cong attacks One problem Griffith said is when a physician writes a pre that can be filled in definitely for an amphetamine outflow by well over a billion dollars He wants Congress to ex empt from the antitrust laws LBJ Continued on 2 ball and peppill addicts and attended their spree parties gave the House Interstate Com merce Committee a vivid pic ture of the problem Tuesday The problem is like an ice berg most of it being under the surface Dr John B Griffith director of the Oklahoma Men tal Health Planning Committee told congressmen They are considering a bill aimed at curbing the bootleg traffic in depressant and stimu lant drugs specifically barbi turates and amphetamines Griffith was invited to tell them about his research project in and around Oklahoma City He found that Oklahoma City has only three dozen or so hard narcotics addicts it has 1000 to 5000 persons addicted to barbi turates and amphetamines to help a person lose weight The patient keeps refilling it said Griffith and they feel so good they became habituated to it and go down hill This he said is usually the root where middle and upper class people are concerned Griffith noted that college stu dents have been known to use the pep pills to help them cram during exams One student Grif fith found out about was mak ing a week selling the pills during exams He was using hu mothers prescription The psychiatrist told the com mittee he attended a party where drug users emptied the contents of an ordinary inhaler which was equal to 30 tablets of amphetamine soaked the con tents in water and shot it into themselves intravenously the old system for call ing nurses the new system actually is an intercom system which permits the patients to alk directly with the nurses tation Johnson said it was a good hing the move went as smooth y and quickly as it did be cause there were new patients vailing to be admitted to the new hospital before the move of the old patients was com plctcd Four new patients were admitted by Wednesday noon The moving of the patients completes the transfer job from the old Cedar Valley Hospita to the new structure Records and supplies were moved las week The city of Charles City will be reimbursed for alt sup plies and equipment movcc from the olci hospital to the new one Johnson expressed complcl satisfaction with the new hos pital We expect to find some bug as we go along Johnso added But so far the bigges problem weve found is a toas er that wont work AP Fhotofax VIET WOUNDED RETURNED First wounded from Pleiku area of South Viet Nam are shown aboard plane after it arrived at San Francisco International Airport The exact number of govern ment casualties in the action still was unknown but may be around 600 This would make it even worse than the meat grinder operation that cost 500 men at Binh Gia over the New the time the worst de feat government forces had suf fered Relief forces totaling about 1 500 men were reported still una ble to reach the battle site The reports said one Vietnamese battalion plus two or three extra companies totaling 600 men were reported wiped out in coordinated Viet Cong ambush es The Reds were said to havs numbered about 800 men Total government casualties were still unknown Big cars arrive at White House WASHINGTON AP Offi cial limousines began arriving at the White House before 1 pm CST Wednesday presuma aly indicating a highlevel con ference on the critical situation in Viet Nam The White House made no immediate announcement as to why the officials had been sum moned Stern US Abel pulls into lead in tight steel vote warning to Russia PITTSBURGH AP Chal engcr IW Abel pulled into a slight unofficial lead Wednes day over incumbent David J election for president of the United Steelworkcrs Union With 2045 of the Unions 3300 ocals reporting Abel held a much larger edge than the AP tabulation Some big locals were still un rcported There was no way to McDonald in the bitterlyfought tell immediately what pcrcent ead of 154944 to 149678 TheUcarcd age of the total vote these fig ures represented The closeness of the balloting was exactly what steelmakers abulation was made by The Associated Press with figures submitted by the unions 29 dis trict offices Earlier McDonald held a slight edge in the AP tabula tion McDonalds headquarters re ported their man ahead In Chicago Abels hcadquar ters reported him leading by Steelmakers mindful of the approaching strike date had hoped for a decisive winner so that negotiators could get on with contract talks A close con test could wind up in the courts An Abel victory was claimed Tuesday night by Joseph Ger mano Chicago USW director who served as Abels campaign manding lead and is probably he winner To win David Mc Donald has to carry 58 per cent of the remaining votes and we think that this is virtually im possible McDonald appeared at his headquarters jovial and re laxed He went home after a couple of hours to a sick wife Abel who returned to Pitts burgh late Tuesday after voting at his home local in Canton Ohio was napping when the re turns started coming in The vote count could go on fo WASHINGTON CAP Ths White House with President ohnsons authorization sug ested Wednesday this countrys mbassy in Moscow must re eive adequate protection if JSSoviet diplomatic relations re to be continued A White House statement on uesdays mobattack on the mbassy by several thousand indents protesting against American bombing of North Viet Nam said Expressions of regret and ompensation are no substitute or adequate protection manager He said Abel has a corn a day or two before a dcfinit trend is established Loca must report their totals to inter national headquarters in Pitt burgh within 10 days The result must be known by May 1 SAME   

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