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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 17, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                See Red China behind UN rift Photofax BOMB PLOT UNDERCOVER AGENT GETS PROMOTION Patrolman Raymond Wood turns face away from cameras to shield identity as Police Commissioner Michael Mur phy holds badge Wood won in his onthespot promotion to detective in New York Wood uncovered an extremist plot to blow up Statue of Liberty the Liberty Bell and the Washing ton Monument Rookie cop halts shrine bombing plot By RAY KOHN NEW YORK If Raymond Wood 31year old Negro who 10 months ago was just a rookie copplunged coolly into a cloakanddagger role to unmask a quartet allegedly bent on blowing up the Statue of Liberty the Washington Mon ument and the Liberty Bell Three American Negroes described as pro Castro and proRed Chinese racial fanatics and a striking Canadian blonde were seized Tuesday in a lightning roundup by police and the FBI Wood was hustled to a police station along with one of the alleged plotters as he was help ing transfer 20 sticks of dynamite from a lot to an auto in a quiet residential section of the Bronx Alerted by Wood police had blanketed the area The 6footl inch 201pound Wood who is single for three months had infiltrated a Ne gro extremist organization known as the Black Liberation Front at a daily risk of his life WANTED TO DO HIS BEST Wood said of his achievement only I wanted to do my best He murmured thank you when Police Commissioner Michael J Mur phy at a news conference handed Wood an im mediate gold shield of a detec tive You certainly deserve it said Murphy An outstanding high school football player at Chester S C Wood served four years in the US Air Force in Germany with an investigative unit He attended Fordham University for six months Before that he had been a cost account s ant I A patrolman for seven months Wood un 1 dertook his dangerous mission when he became undercover agent for the police Bureau of Spe cial Services WALKED PICKET LINES He made his initial contact in a bar last December From then on it was a catandmouse game as he attended meetings walked picket lines until he was recognized as one of them and listened stolidly as he was told about the dynamite plots Those arrested were Robert S Collier 28 Bostonborn married with one child Walter A Bowe 32 Philadelphiaborn married with one child Khaleel S Sayyed 22 Brooklynborn and single and Michelle Duclos 28 of Montreal television commentator and member of a polit ical party that advocates separation of French speaking Quebec citizens from the rest of Can ada Collier who received an otherthanhonor i able discharge from military service after slash ing a man during a fight in England in 1956 was said originally to have broached plans for I threeman teams to destroy US installations On Jan 19 Commissioner Murphy said it was Bowe who espoused the idea of blowing up PLOT continued on Page 2 DUCLOS SAYYED BOWE COLLIER By TOM HOGE UNITED NATIONS NY AP UN delegates believe Peking was the mastermind behind Albanias demand Tues day for a formal vote that would force the TTSSoviet showdown in the United Nations which the General Assembly has been striving to avoid Most diplomats refused to speak on the record but they said privately it was obvious Red China was behind the sud den move by chief Albanian del egate Halim Budo which caught other assembly mem bers completely off guard It looks as if some people want to wreck the United Na tions US chief delegate Adlai E Stevenson told reporters Asked if he thought had a hand in it Stevenson said he had no clues then added I suppose so Most diplomats felt Albania would not have suddenly run counter to the wishes of the as sembly unless the Chinese Com munists had brought heavy pressure to bear Budo waved aside newsmen who sought to question him after the stormy session Everything I had to say I said on the assembly floor he declared Budo sought the floor at the start of the meeting It had promised to be a routine session to declare a long recess while a special committee tried to re solve the peacekeeping muddle that has paralyzed the assem bly Delegates bolted upright when Budo declared the time had come to endthe voting morato rium that has frozen assembly business since t session began Dec 1 Budo lashed out at the United States accusing the Americans of barbaric bombing in North Viet Nam and trying to use the United Nations as a screen for its actions in Indochina He then loosed a broadside at both the United States and the Soviet Union declaring We cannot tolerate the dominance of the United Nations by two at the expense of all the other members Budo proposed that the as sembly decide at once by roll call to elect its steering commit tee adopt an agenda and get to work Stammering with surprise Assembly President Alex sonSackey of Ghana declar1 the entire m bership had agreed to the voteless procedure in an overwhelming desire not to have a confrontation at the present session He appealed to Budo not to press his motion but the Al banian insisted This touched off a series of appeals from Saudi Arabia Ethiopia Guinea Liberia Swe den Cameroon and Cyprus Budo stood his ground After conferring with UN legal experts QuaisonSackey resorted to his powers as presi dent If I correctly sense the feel ing of the assembly the assem bly would like to adjourn until Thursday at 3 pm Quaison Sackey said Budo raised his hand then shrugged as Quaison Sackey banged down the gavel Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 17 1965 10c Paper Consists of Two One Associated Press Full Lease Wire No I Vatican bombed during night Damage is slight VATICAN CITY AP pound of dynamite exploded carlv Wedn e s d a y against a wooden door in the Vatican wall only 100 yards from the apartment where Pope Paul VI was sleeping Police sought to determine North Weather outlook Partly e I e u d y through Thursday Wednesday night lew upper north mW whether the inked with explosion Communist ests against the banning of the controversial play The Depu ty Vatican sources said the blast undoubtedly wakened the Pope It destroyed part of the door in the wall caused damage in the Swiss Guard barracks just in side the wall and shattered win hundredyard World peace studied Prompted by Popes plea By GEORGE W CORNELL AP Religion Writer NEW YORK AP Love not ear must dominate relation ships between individuals and etween nations This was the rudimentary plea of a plainspeaking Pope he late John XXIII in his now amed encyclical Pacem in ferris Peace on Earth Wednesday two years after it was issued leaders and thinkers from around the world were gathering here to consider ways for applying its principles in s troubled dangerous age The International Convoca lion on Pacem in Terris opens tonight in the United Nation General Assembly hall It continues for the next three days with statesmen the ologians and educators from the Western nations and the Com munist East analyzing means of maintaining peace President Johnson has ex pressed hope the discussions will provide a major contribu tion to the greatest single prob lem of our time Vice President Hubert H Humphrey delivers the opening keynote address The convocation privately sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democratic Institu tions takes its impulse from the document penned by Pope John Jess than two months before he died Unlike past papal teaching letters it was addressed not only to Roman Catholics but to all mankind It was hailed by leaders of all faiths Christian Jewish Mos lem and Hindu and by govern ment heads around the globe including then Soviet Premier Khrushchev and President John F Kennedy It summarizes the moral ideals underlying human socie ty declares the right of reli gious liberty of racial equality of labor justice and of rights both of private properly and community ownership It refused to align itself with systems in the cold war but defended the equal dignity of nations and expressed belief that oppressive movements presumably communism would evolve and change Chiefly however the encycli cal was a itirring appeal for world peace urging an end of nuclear testing a ban against atomic arms controlled disar mament and a world public authority to keep a just peace It voiced the hope that the Unit ed Nations would achieve that role The affair comes at a time on warthreatening tensions in Viet Nam and IndonesiaMalaysia and while the United Nations is being subjected to severe strains between the major pow ers Noted figures are among par ticipants ranging from British historian Arnold Toynbee and nuclear scientist Linus Pauling to American theologian Paul Tillich and Pravdas editor M Inozemtsec SATELLITE MEETING WASHINGTON Com munications Satellite Corp has Ike Johnson discuss issues WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson had a surprise onference Wednesday with ormer President Dwight D Eisenhower seeking Eisenhow ers advise on Viet Nam policy The White House said Viet vfam was one of a broad range of world problems touched on n the lengthy informal talk Detween the President and the 74yearold general who left the presidency four years ago Johnsons press secretary Gorge E Reedy was asked1 whether Johnson had asked Ei senhower for advice on Viet Nam policy Yes of course he asked the generals advice Reedy re plied He said Johnson and Eisen hower also talked about gen eral world problems and dis cussions Eisenhower had with some leaders while in London tor the funeral of Sir Winston Churchill Eisenhower was in ton for a medical ch Walter Center Reed Army Reedy said earned of this and asked him to come by the White House and visit with him Eisenhower looked ruddy fit howcr first who word that his winter vacation at Springs Calif was at the White House came when 4 phers and newsmen were hone Do you use all those but utp Johnsons office The was sitting in his assured him he does with Eisenhower at times ed on a two men got to compar use Republican former chief executive grinned and notes on heart attacks Johnson and Eisenhower both Idy greetings with newsmen and photographers he serious attacks in 1955 Johnson in July and Eisenhower old September Each was out of looked at the big for months t on a coffee table was accompaniec c My his aide Brig Gen Robert a fancy looking Schulz UNDAMPENED SPIRITS It rained all day in Selma Ala but that did not dampen the Negroes spirit This unusual study was taken through a car window as a group stood in the ram try to register in a priority book to take voter Nearly 1000 Negro names are now on the book Photofax registration test Soviet Union boasts of rockets equal to 100 million tons of TNT was pro dows within radius A night watchman Vittorio Rivi told police he saw two men companies that be can produce com invited all lieve they munications satellites to attenc a meeting here Thursday There will be discussion of specifica tions for 24 communications approach the gate then hurry satellites that will be part of the away in a highpowered car just proposed Defense Departmen before tbe explosion system MOSCOW AP The Soviet Union is armed with interconti nental and global rockets whose nuclear warheads arc equal to 100 million tons of TNT Mar shal Vasily Sokolovsky said Wednesday He also claimed Soviet super sonic planes are equipped with longrange rockets carrying nu clear warheads Sokolovsky spoke at a news conference held in connection with the 47th anniversary of the Red Army He was chief of the general staff for the army and air force from 3955 to 1960 and is now retired to a Defense Min istry inspectors post The Red Army anniversary is celebrated on Feb 23 We have more than enough nuclear means to rout any ag gressor Sokolovsky said He said strategic rocket troops now form the backbone of the Soviet armed forces The effectiveness of the Soviet air force he continued has been sharply increased by su personic planes equipped with nucleartipped longrange rockets He said the Soviet navy is now built around atomic submarines of virtually unlimited range that arn equipped with powerful mis siles New Soviet antiaircraft de fenses are capable of reaching targets flying at any speeds at any altitudes he declared Soviet ground forces are equipped with tactical nuclear weapons and tactical rockets he said The Soviets before the signing of the nuclear testban treaty tested a nuclear weapon of 58 megatons equivalent to 58 million tons of TNT and former Soviet Premier Khru shchev spoke a number of times about a 100megalon bomb US military experts at the time said warheads of such size would be inefficient that the increase in their destructive power would not be sufficient to justify building them Sokolovsky said that despite the Soviet Unions advances in military equipment its foreign policyis aimed at strengthening peace and not building up the nations nuclear rocket poten tial He claimed that the Soviet Union had undertaken several measures toward the relaxation of international tension among them a reduction of million in military spending for the cur rent year Ranger S heads for moon Target Sea of Tranquility CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP Spacecraft Ranger 8 rocketed oward the moon on a photogra hic mission Wednesday and tha ight control center reported it uccessfully executed early ma euvers on the planned quarter millionmile journey The buglike crafts assign ment is to streak 234300 miles the moon in 65 hours and snap more than 4000 pictures of the craterpocked lunar surface to continue the exploration started last summer by Ranger 7 After transmitting the pie tures to earth the spacecraft is to crash land on the lunar sur face The planned impact time if there are no hitches is about 4 am Central Standard Time Saturday The prime target area is the huge Mare Tranquillitatis or Sea of Tranquility The photojS are expected to show more detail than those obtained by Ranger 7 and will help probe mysteries which must be solved before American astronauts tread the lunar sur face within five years Ranger 8 set out on the long flight at pm under tha thrust of an AtlasAgena rocket The flight control center re ported about 45 minutes after aunching that Americas new est space probe was functioning smoothly and appeared on the right course for the moon TheAgena second stage sepa rated and fired itself into a parking orbit 115 miles above the earth It coasted in this orbit for 12 minutes until it reached a desired spot above the south Atlantic Then it restarted its engine and kicked Ranger 8 free on its lunar trajectory A key midcourse maneuver was planned about 16 hours er launching At that tims a ground station planned to send a radio signal to fire a small payload steering motor to jockey the craft onto a collision course with the moon The Sea of Tranquillity ia nearer to the moons shadow line than the region photo graphed by Ranger 7 The pic tures thus should have better definition of detail because of longer shadows cast by rocks mountdn peaks and other fea tures Seek no wider soys LBJ WASHINGTON necessary by the contin oi Wp uing aggression of others Johnson said Wednesday We seek no wider war in Viet Nam but all must understand we will persist in the defense of freedom Johison adding to his prepared text inan address to the National Industrial Confer ence Board said Our continuing actions will be those that arc justified and uing aggression of others The chief executive said Americas response to Commu nist moves in South Viet Nam will he measured and fitting and adequate He called the situation very serious Johnson concluded by saying LBJ Continued on Page 2 SAME 19M43 MORE RED CAPITALISM MOSCOW Wl Pravda Wed nesday reported overwhelming support for less centralized con trol and more use of the profi motive in the Soviet econom and said proposals to achiev this are now being studied b special commissions American expelled on spying charge Inside The Globe DAMASCUS Syria AP The Syrian government an nounced Wednesday it has ar rested a spy ring and is expell ing the US Embassys second secretary Walter S Snowdon as the head of the ring Broadcast by Radio Damas cus the announcement claimed the ring tried to collect secret information about the Syrian army and that Snowdon hac offered million for the in formation The case was first reported by he paper AlBaath It is mouth piece of the Baath Socialist par y governing Syria where an antiAmerican campaign has been under way for months The prisoners evidently al were Arabs There was no mention of the arrest of any Americans US Ambassador Ridway B Knight declined to say anything about the governments an nouncement DRUG ADDICTION Mason City man is attempt ing to drug habit tails of how procured nasal inhalers to make a lution which ha injected into himself See story en Page Editorials 4 North Iowa news 7 Society news 111213 Clear Lake 141SU Sports news 1701 Latest marfcets M Mason City Comics 22 Classified i 4 i   

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