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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 6, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that make sail North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH ilOe Paper Coasliti at Two Associated Preu Full Lean No 23 WELCOMED IN BERLIN British istcr Harold Wilson left is greeted by West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt at Gatow nilfield in Berlin on his arrival Jor a oneday visit It was the first time in Hi years that the head of British government had visited the divided cily See story on Page 2 Stir rumors of another Viet coup SAIGON South Viet Nam Indonesian issue cools firms seem safe By ADREN COOPER WASHINGTON AP In formed sources said Saturday there has been no indication that Indonesia plans to take over the operation of US oil companies The lliree American compa nies with substantial oil invest ments in Indonesia Standard Vacuum Caltex and PanAmer ican Indonesia have a profit sharing arrangement with the government It is this builtin safeguard that may be protect ing them against seizure The Indonesian government was paid million in royal tics Jast year under this ar rangement Authorities at the Commerce and State Departments said it is difficult to estimate the US investment in the stormy South east Asian country because of fluctuations in Indonesian cur rency and the nature of the oil enterprises For instance a State Depart ment official said total US investment may be as much as S500 million with petroleum enterprises accounting for million or more On the other hand the Commerce Depart ment listed US investment at million in book value at the end of 1963 The book value is the amount the company lists for its properties and in many cases is far below the market value The Commerce Department listed only million worth of investment in manufacturing industries The Indonesian government said last week that USopera ted rubber plantations valued at million to million would have to be operated by Indone sians although it denied gov ernment confiscation The government moved in similar fashion some years ago when it took over British rubber operations Thp estates were never returned The US rubber operations in Indonesia have been declining while oil enterprises have been expanding Goodyear Rubber Co said rubber it produced in Indonesia was sold to other countries and that none of it was consumed by its US plants Synthetic rubber rapidly has been replacing natu ral rubber in the United States since World War II The US Rubber Co the oth er major rubber firm operating in Indonesia said there has been no profit from its opera tions in the country for several years Standard Vacuum Esso Standard Eastern Inc and Cal tex which is a subsidiary of California Texas Oil Corp own most of the Americanoperated oil enterprises in Indonesia operations of PanAmerican a subsidiary of American Interna tional Oil Co are primarily ex ploratory The Shell Oil Co also is be lieved to have extensive hold ings in Indonesia It is primarily a Dutch and British company although its operations extend over the world and it has manjr US investors Joint U SSoviet aid plan proposed WASHINGTON W Fulbright ioint USSoviet ventures in for eign aid and in operation of a Central American canal The Arkansas Democrat chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said joint aid could convert assistance to the underdeveloped countries from an investment of rivalry to cancellation of the trip his proposed Ftilbrighl said a cooperative program and joint canal operation might reduce tensions and pave the way for ultimate settlement of such issues as dis armament German unification and Soviet refusal to pay UN assessments for peacekeeping operations in the Middle East and the Congo nn instrument of reconciliai ln a divided world Fulbright tion said there is little promise and considerable risk in trying to force a settlement of major is sues dividing the two countries But he said the advancement of ja great many projects of practi said rangcment any reasonable would leave no threat to canal security because of Soviet participation A1 Mock over Saigon by bombing runs air force Sky raiders stirred rumors of a coup Saturday and bolstered reports of possibleantiAmerican dem onstrations hiring the weekend Saigon police had gone on full alert after recfh ing reports thit some neutralist groups would slagc demonstrations Nono had developed by evening Some officials felt air force pilots may have spotted a force of Marines detailed to a down town park in case of a demon stratinn a la nil and sounded a coup h ranking source said I think well sleep in peace all be able to tonight But it sccms there might be some young army colonels and other officers around who might be kicking up their heels Theyve been making unhappy noises about the generals not yet being back with the troops Vietnamese military bras havibeen concentrated in llic capital since the ouster of Lt Gen Nguyen Khanh Feb 21 The quickened of battlt in the area around Da Nang Air Base about i80 miles north o here showed no let up as the Viol Cong ambushed a govern nient armored patrol Frida night and killed Ihe commande of Ihc Vietnamese armys firs regiment Ll Col Ho Dae Hanhs body and lie bodies of five other were found Saturday burned in border area eight Finn jet fighterbombers struck in sup port of a ground operation Fri lay Unconfirmed accounts said 0 Viet Cong were killed i A US Army officer wounded Saturday while acl companying i Vietnamese army mil on an operation about 70j miles southwest of Saigon The officer suffered fragment rounds in the right arm and leg rom a grenade trap His condi tion was not believed serious Three companies of fresh Vietnamese rangers airliftcdL roni Da Nang have gone into action against Ihc Communist guerrillas in a major bailie zone in the mountains near Viel An miles southwest of the air base A first corps officer said fighting there the past lwo daysj has claimed the lives of 60 Viet namese soldiers ami more than GO Viet Cong while 20 Vietnam ese were wounded US Army captain also was wounded j Four US Air Force Fino jclj fighterbombers made strikes in the area to help break up the side a destroyed sonncl carrier armored pet In the Quang NamQuang Tin Fulbrights proposals were inical cooperation could when lak a speech he planned lo give alien together have the effect o Pennsylvania Stale University shaping revolutionary new atti Friday night Bad weatherludcs in the world Fulbrights proposals followec by a day demands of Ihc Scnale House Republican leadershij for a harder line toward the So vicl Union described by GOP Thursday as a no Concession nodeal policy Fulbright said SovietWestern cooperation on a scale beyonc limited projects appears unreal islic for Ihe foreseeable future Goldie eats duck Dogs are happy LONDON AP Goklic the wayward eagle ended its fast Friday and gob bled up a duck to the re lief of small ciog owners in the area The giant bird from Fin land had declined food of fered by zoo keepers try ing to lure him back inlo the cage he fled eight clays iigo But hunger prevailed and Friday Goldie swooped down in Regents Park and scooped up a Muscovy duck almost as big as i goose Twice in recent days Goldie his swooped down on small I o g s being walked in r the park but was driven off jut that an initial tentative venture and in turn to Commu nisi membership in an interna tional lending agency and globalization of aid Fulbright suggested the Unit 3d Stales propose as an initia step that the lwo countries coop rale under the auspices of ar inlcrnalional agency in a par Licular development project tha both favor in India or anolhc country There is no overriding rea son why the Soviet Union as user should not bo encouraged to participate in a Central American canal consortium he said And the senator said estab lishmenl of normal trade with the Soviet Union in nonstrategic goods would have political anc psychological iffects in reduc ing tensions improving the gen eral atmosphere of internationa relations and opening up one or more areas of practical East Wcsl cooperation Fulbright first proposed So viet involvement in a Central American canal a year ago Whites protesting Negro intimidation SELIMA Ala AP Mem bers of a group called the Con White Citizens of Ala Ibama urday with the injustices here in Ala bama At Marion two white men converged on Selma charges of as saultmg newsmen during an for a march protesting outbrcak of vioicncc lwo wccks Communist attack Col Ilatih had led a patn with four armored troop ca ricrs and about two platoons of infantry to search for a Viet Cong mortar site which began bombarding Quang Tri City about 20 miles from the North Viet Nam border Viet Cong ambushed the col umn outside Quang Tri Cily and 57mm rccoillcss rifle fire disa bled two of the armored vehi cles 1 On the inside Church news 4 Society news 6 Sports 910 Clear Lake news Mason City news 1213 what they described as intimida tion of Negro voter applicants The group planned an after noon procession to the Dallas County courthouse The leader is the Rev Joseph Elhvanger pastor of St Pauls Lutheran Church of Birmingham and a former resident of Sclma Rev Ellwanger said it was a spontaneous movement with members coming mainly from Birmingham Huntsville Tus caloosa Auburn and Montgom ago Both were fined Mayor R L Pcgucs who also serves as cily judge fined lum ber salesman Sam Dozier and service slation operator Woodfin Nichols Dozier was charged with hitting Rich ard Valeriani NBC correspond ent from Washington on the jhcad with a club Several stitch es were required to close the vound Latest markets 12 cry Comics 14 Editorials 15 Classified pages 1617 North owa news 18 Us purpose he said is lo show there are good respectable white people in Alabama who really are very much concerned In Indian state Threaten demonstrations T1UVANDRUM India AP Kerala Slates proPeking Communist leader E M S Nambudiripad threatened Satur day to set off demonstrations againsl Prime Minister Lnl Bahadur Shastri if his group is not allowed to forma slate gov ernment Shastri summoned a midnight cabinet meeting in New Delhi in the wake of Thursdays election in which the proChinese Reds won the most seals in the Kera la parliament More than half the elected Kerala Communists are in jail on accusations of revolutionary plotting The state has been un der federal rule since last Sep tember proPeking Reds won 59 feats in he 133seat legislature 8 short of an absolute majority But Nambudirip ds threat lo start dcmonstralions indicated they felt confident they could form a coalition During a recent food shortage the Reds put countless thou sands of antigovcrnmenl dem onstrators on the streets Bloodshed often resulted Police used tear gas Friday night to disperse a hiigo crowd of leftist students in the city of Ernakulam The studcnls had tried lo disrupt a victory cele bration by a Congress parly candidate At least 132 top Kerala Reds have been in jail since Decem ber They were jailed during a national roundup that resulted in the arrest of some 900 Com munists throughout India on charges of plotting violent revo lution The Communist victory was an embarrassing setback for Shaslris Congress party which had hoped to regain control of the stale The proPeking Reds also dealt 1 blow lo the pro Moscow Communisls who man aged lo get only lwo scats The Communists won their first victory in Asia through a democratic ballot box in Kerala in 1957 They held power for 27 months until they were thrown out by New Delhi following riots touched off by a Red move to take over all private schools With a population of 17 mil lion Kerala is one of Indias smallest states It is also one of the poorest but its literacy of about 47 per cent is one of highest in the nation Nichols was charged with hit ing Pete Fisher of New Orleans vilh his fist Fisher is a United ress International photogra pher The case of Hedge Bearden an insurance salesman was postponed until next week He is rce under bond on charges of defacing property by spray ng paint on photographers camera lenses Meanwhile Negro civil rights cadcrs stepped up recruiting and organization work for an announced 50 mile march from Sclma along busy US 80 to Montgomery North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy through Sunday Saturday in 30s Lows Saturday night about 24 Photofax HER TROUBLE IS a perfectlynormal zebra and add onto a 35mm camera an anamorphic lens designed for movie cameras point and shoot and heres the result Thats what a photographer did to this zebra in a Tokyo zoo and heres what he got The dictionary says an anamorphic lens is one which produces different magnification of the image in each of two perpendic ular directions Sukarno hits West in talk Says he isnt a dictator JAKARTA Indonesia AP Indonesian President Sukarno declared Saturday that the spirit of Islam can flourish only if Asia and Africa are free from imperialism and colonialism Sukarno blasted the West in an address at the opening of the AfroAsian Islamic Conference in Bandung West Java Most of his hourlong speech however was devoted to an account of Indonesias achievements under his leadership Sukarno told from 21 nations that the guided de mocracy which he proclaimed in 1959 and which put virtually all power in his hands is not a dictatorship but is a democra cy with leadership The president claimed that Indonesia was becoming con stantly stronger despite im perialist attempts to crush it Let us unite against imperi alism and colonialism he said Only when Asia and Africa are free can our religion flourish Nations attending the confer ence include Red China which sent the largest delegation 17 members Some delegations notably from the Arab countries have recommended that the confer ence stick to the Islam theme and steer clear of politics This was considered unlikely Champagne version of harvest SALINAS Calif AP Women are working in the Sali nas Valley broccoli harvest in a champagne version of the back Breaking field work formerly lone by Mexican braceros The women ride sitting down hrough the fields They work to he accompaniment of radio music Four drinking fountains ravel with them And of course they gel coffee a day with dough nuts Garner man So far there is just one crew of 25 women on the job for the Mann Packing Co The company is trying to recruit another fem inine crew It is an experimental ap proach in the hunt by California farmers for replacements for Mexican workers formerly im porled under the bracero pro gram That program was dis continued Dec 31 We believe we exhausted everything but women so we recruiting domestic some advanlages Ramsey said We had tried With the women he said no evcrything but women o pulls a knife on you if you decided lets try them tell them you have to let them The packing company hired farm women capable of work ing with the shorthandled hoes used for weeding and thinning They form one of three crews on the companys lands Theyve been on the job two weeks Their production equals that of either of the two allmale crews Ramsey said And there go They will wait until the end of the week before getting paid at SI25 an hour instead of insisting on being paid each day as the men often do Before hiring the feminine crew the company modified its mechanized labor savers that crawl through the field at a an hour SAME critical after crash GARNER A Garner man Marlyn Romp 49 was in critical condition in a Mason City hos pital Saturday suffering from injuries received in a twocar crash a mile east of here Friday afternoon Romp was the driver of an auto which collided with another car driven by Raymond Donnel ly 633 Maryland SE The Romp auto was headed cast and the Donnelly auto west at the time of the accident Investigating officers of the lighway patrol said the highway at the scene was 100 per cent ice covered and blowing snow was hindering visibility at the time of the crash Donnelly was listed in good condition in a Mason City hos pital Saturday A passenger in the Donnelly auto J R Keelcr 1026 2nd NW was treated for minor injuries and released A passenger in the Romp car Lu verno Johnson Garner was treated and released THE BROAD VIEW OF HARVESTING Women farm w hired to replace reluctant men enjoy facilities that were never available to the males who preceded them Men walked behind the harvesters and stooped to cut broccoli in the big Salinas fields but special tractor seats were added for distaff side Women also get coffee breaks with doughnuts   

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