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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL U 10c Paper Consiiti at Two Auoclaled Presi Full NO sa Missile sites go up near Hanoi TRUMPETER PLAYS CHURCH trumpeter PFC Dunne Foss of the Third Army Band plays church call while silhouetted againstthe altar and stained glass windows of the Post Protestant Pholnrnx Chapel at Ft McPherson Atlanta Ga The church call will herald the dawn Easter morning at Third US Army installations and summon troops of the Christian faith to worship Korean colleges close after riots SEOUL South Korea AP concessions to Jarockthrowing demonstrators universities were shut pan down for two weeks Friday as bloody clashes continued for the fmirlh day between police and Scores of students and policemen were injured 27 police said 54j Police arrested 475 persons them seriously in one of the ofincluding 98 who were not stu thousands of students proleslingclashcs with more than 6000 Berlin Wall opened for Easter pilgrimage BERLIN AP The great Easter pilgrimage through the Berlin Wall into the Communist sector of the divided city began Friday More than 50000 West Berlin Head of academy changed JOHNSON CITY Tex President Johnson approved Friday passes have been issued I the Communists for the period crs and West Germans crossed through the Communist check points by noon to observe Good Friday with relativesin East Berlin This is the first time since the wall was built in August 3961 that West Berliners can observe Easter in East Berlin West Germans always have been al lowed to cross over but the East German regime has banned West Berliners from entering East Berlin The Easter visiting period began April 12 and will cnr April 25 More than 400000 one dents President Chung Hce Parks government told all universities ind high schools in the capita hey could close until April 30 There are 25 universities anc colleges and more than 200 high schools in Seoul Thc student demonstrations icgan Tuesday to protest gov crnmcnt concessions in the ne oliations to normalize relation between South Korea and Ja pan The students are incense ay the governments agrecmcn day a shift in superintendents at thc Air Force Academy He also is sending a Negro to Ko rea to be the second highest ranking American general there Thc Texas While House an nounced lhat LI Gen Thomas S Moorman now vice com mander in chief Pacific Air Forcewill be the new superin tendent of thc Air Academy at Colorado Springs Colo He will replace Maj Gen Robert H Warren who is being re an as yet undis closed spot Warren has been superintend ent since July 9 1962 It was during his term that cheating scandals resulted in resigna tions of more than 100 cadets In Korea Maj Gen Benjamin 0 Davis Jr of staff of United States forces there and chief of staff ofthe United Nations Command He will be outranked only by Gen Hamilton Howzn who is com manadcr in chief of UN forces to virtually cation line Fishermen f ing far out coasts abolish the demar barring Japanes waters extend from Ihe Korean PIONEER AVIATOR DIES PARIS Roger Sommcr 88 a pioneer French avialor lied Thursday Sommcr beat he record of Wilbur Wright for duration of a flighl when he stayed in Ihc air 2 hburs 27 minutes and 15 seconds in 1909 Lodge heads for talks in New Zealand HONOLULU AP Hcnr Cabot Lodge former US am bassador to South Viet Nam touched down here for an ovc night stay Thursday night b fore heading west to discuss th Vietnamese question wit friendly nations He left Friday for New Zea land He would make no com ment lo newsmen Inside The Globe 0 all different mar kcd Lenten days in Rob e r t J e n s c n home Page 8 North Iowa news Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets7 Sports 910 Comics 13 Classified pages 1415 Bombers wreck bridges 150 planes in Viet raid SAIGON South Viet Nam a dozen North Viet namese railway and highway bridges were wrecked by Amer ican air raiders Friday About 150 US Navy and Air Force warplanes took part We got three and the Air Force got three a Navy spokesman said Co Edwin J Witzenburger of Lusk Wyo deputy commander of the 2nd Air Division said the strikes were a complete suc cess All planes were reported to have returned safely with only minor damage No enemy aircraft were sighted A Hanoi dispatch broadcast by the New China News Agency declared North Viet Nams armed forces shot down seven planes The Navy planes used Bullpup missiles to destroy a span of one of two parallel bridges on Highway 1 at Xom Ca Trang 185 miles south of Hanoi This missile which a spokes man said the Air Force had used previously in North Viet Nam was described as a pounder guided visually by the pilot unit Install pads for weapons Russians involved through a radio control Photofax UP AND OVER A human chain passing sandbags to reinforce a spot in the dike holding the swollen Red River out of East Grand Forks Minn takes an overtheroof route when other means of access is cut off by rising waters Hundreds of volunteers continued sandbagging a more than mile long dike Friday Flooding continues Cold weatherdelays crest of Mississippi About 70 Air Force planes rained bombs and rockets on three roads and rail bridges These were at Kim Cuong on Route 8 only seven miles east of the Laotian frontier thc Trai Hoi highway bridge 80 miles north of the Vietnamese border and the Phu Diem Chau rail road bridge just south of the 17th parallel About 80 Navy planes swept in from the sea and concentrated on highway structures All planes returned safely with only minor damage the spokesman said adding that no enemy planes were sighted He said a direct hit was regis tered on the north side of the Bai Due Thon Bridge 170 miles south of Hanoi and its north approach also was damaged Two parallel attacked at Xom miles south of Hanoi The ST PAUL Minn AP Flood expert Joseph Strub of Weather Bureau said Friday the cold weather has slowed the snow and ice melt on the upper Mississippi River system and will delay crests on the river at MinneapolisSt Paul until about Tuesday This means several more days of high water than expect ed earlier when crests were forecast for Friday And work ers must be ready to brace dikes for a longcrthanexpected hold against the river the Weather Bureau said he is sticking with earlier crest fore casts for downriver points in cluding ah 18foot mark at La Crosse Wis by next Wednes day The cold weather delayed movement of tributary waters from the Rum River north of MinneapolisSt Paul Strub said The Mississippi inched up to 259 feet in St Paul Friday morning with the 27 foot crest now due late Tuesday Flood stage is 14 feet The worst pre fox returns acceptable by May 3 DES MOINES AP The Iowa Tax Commission said FH spokesman said one span of the larger bridge was knocked into II accept without penthc watcr Qne hit was rcportecl returns on the smaller bridge but the day it wi Ity state received income tax n or before May 3 Although the deadline for fli ng is April 30 the commission said that because its offices will not be openSaturday May I it will accept without penalty returns May 3 received by Monday North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain through Sat urday Warmer Friday night lows in mid 30s A little cool er Saturday highs in the 40s Weather Details on Page 2 spokesman said dust and smoke prevented an accurate estimate of the damage The South Vietnamese air force claimed it sank four North Vietnamese warships Thursday night in its second night raid above the 17th parallel The spokesman did not plain how the airmen identified lowans preparing for rise of river the craft dark as warships in the The size of the vessels was riot given The spokesman said they were assumed to be Communist warships moving near because the they North were Viet namese coast there was no re port of friendly ships in Ihe area and they fired at the at tacking planes DUBUQUE the mighty Mississippi River ravj aged Dubuque 13 years ago city officials vowed they would never be caught off guard again They immediately drew up plans to hem in Ihe river the next time it went on a rampage Those plans have paid off as an even higher crest than in the 1952 flood heads for this north east Iowa city of 57000 A crest of 24 feet is expected next Friday and preparations for the highest water in hislory are nearly complclcd A dike four to eight feet high has been thrown up to protect northern sections of the city There is no way lo prevent flood walers from covering low in dustrial and business areas in south Dubuque Plans have been made to evacuate families living in low areas of Dubuque and across Ihe river in East Dubuque 1 Preparations also are under way at Iowa river cities down stream At Clinton a state of emer gency has been declared Volun cers have started erecting a milelong dike ivi to 3 feet high An estimated 50000 sand bags will be needed to complete the dike which Mayor Harold Dom salla says will be finished by April 23 three days before the river is expected to crest Boy Scout executive Don Winter says nearly 1000 Bo Scouts in Clinton can be mobil izcd in about 30 minutes if need ed About 2000 persons are ex pccted to leave Iheir homes in the DavenportRock Island area before the river crests there April 26 Girl Scouts in Davenport are making surveys of the needs o families who will be moving out Sixty thousand sand bags have been delivered lo Davenport At Kcokuk where the Missis sippi River leaves Iowa afle more lhan 300 miles of mean dering around the states bor dcr three industrial plants em ploying more than 1000 persons have closed because of hig water and the crest is not ex peeled for two weeks Soviet Negroes have it worse says Nixon NEW YORK AP Richard M Nixon reporting on his re cent trip to the Soviet Union says Negroes there have a worse lot lhan anywhere in Ihe Southern United States Racial prejudice in the Soviet Union is greater than any where in and a great many African are leav ing because of it he says The former vice president discussed his impressions of the Soviet Union Thursday nighl in a departure from his prepared speech before 400 business lead ers at the National Industrial Conference Boards first public affairs conference Nixon whocontrasted his re cent visit to the one he made six years ago as vice president said there has been a great growth in racism and prejudice He said there is DO single leader in Russia today following the ouster of Premier Nikita Khrushchev Only 1 man in 25 he questioned acknowledged Khrushchevs existence he said He predicted a strong leader will soon emerge and Russia then will begin a new challenge to the United States in econom ics He said the challenge will not be military or in thc field of space and predicted the Soviets will attempt lo dominate the world by means short of war Nixon who spent one day in the Soviet Union said the eco nomic picture is somewhat brighter than he found it six years ago In his prepared speech Nixon Americans are developing a healthy skepticism about tha usefulness of big government modern society He said scholars are discov ering sometimes lo their sur prise and consternation that big government has rolled up an impressive record of failure As examples of failures ha cited the agriculture program and the federal urban renewal program He said federal urban renewal has clumsily de stroyed more lowcost housing lhan it created while private enterprise quietly dwarfed ill meager accomplisHments ions flood was in 1952 when ic level was 222 feet The Minneapolis level was olding at 197 feet with a 21 crest due Tuesday Flood age is 16 feet Riverside industrial areas of linneapolisSt Paul are the trst affected although several undred lowland homes have een evacuated Reinforced and raised dikes in Paul were leaking in scores f places The railroad freight ards and the downtown city rport were under two to six ect of water A 50foot wooden bridge link ng lower St Paul with Navy sland a federal training station the Mississippi collapsed into ic watcr and wedged under a ailroad trestle At Hastings where the flood ng St Croix River joins the lississippi a milelong sand ike at an Army lock and dam vas threatened with breaks ny serious break would cause WASHINGTON ports of construction of a Russian antiaircraft mis sile site in North Viet Nam were being given cautious treatment by administra tion officials Friday Evidence has been re ceived that a site is in prep aration near Hanoi the North Vietnamese capital Whether this will really turn out to be a launching pad for Soviet rockets and what the implications for the Viet Nam war would be were described as mailers still under study here Aerial photos apparently show a clearing near Hanoi about the size of clearings spotted in Cuba or each of the 24 SAM surface LO air missiles sites installed by the Russians there in 1962 However no hard evidence of the arrival of Russian SAM mis siles in North Viet Nam has reached Washington officials said Therefore it was deemed too early to say whether for sure the Hanoi site is for Rus sian rockets What the significance of arrival of Soviet SAMS in North Viet Nam would be is something else On the one hand it would add to the danger to American planes flying over the country The highreaching Russian mis siles able to go up 80000 feet and more have shot down US U2 planes in the past It was thought to be a SAM that downed Francis Gary Powers over the Soviet Union in 1960 And the sophisticated missiles could increase direct Soviet in volvement in the Viet Nam con flict through assignment of Rus sian technicians to handle tha weapons Looked at another way the building of a single SAM site by Ihe Norlh Vietnamese capital US planes have never attacked could be rated as one of the lesser forms of Soviet nvolvement looding and cripple equipment sed to operate the locks Boats The Kremlin nd barge traffic on the upper claiming right Mississippi is dependent on the ocks The Mississippis stage at Hastings was over 24 feet 9 feet bove flood stage Its crest is xpectcd to be 25 feet Saturday Downstream at Red Wing he river was about 2 feet under he crest expected Sat irday Flood stage is 14 feet Reinforced dikes at Red Wing caked heavily and the sewage lisposal plant was flooded out of operation At Lake City a crest of 22 feet was expected Sunday a foot above the earlier prediction nnd at Wabasha a 19 foot crest s expected about feet above previous estimates Both communities were fighting dike eaks and spillage and parts of the cities already were under water Thc Mississippi at Winona stood at about 17Vi feet Friday feet above flood stage and hc revised crest was estimated at 21 feet Tuesday Volunteers used loggers pikei to fend ice away from an eight mile dike so that thc Mississippi would not flood over the dike and create a new channel through the city of 25000 per sons Hundreds of workers filled sandbags to raise the dike Many businesses and homes were flooded At La Crosse Wis the re vised crest was listed at 18 feet 6 feet above flood stage Some of the lower sections of the city wero flooded has been pro along that it would aid its Communist ally and US officials have been ex pecting an antiaircraft defense such as SAMS or fighter planes The United States has been Dombing targets in North Viet Nam since Feb 7 gradually intensifying the attack and mov ing closer to Hanoi But raids on Ihe capital have been avoided Even before the US air at tacks began Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin told a rally in Hanoi lhat Moscow was ready to give North Viet Nam ail nec essary assistance if aggressors encroached upon its territory and sovereignty He underscored the veiled threat by pledging assistance to North Viet Nam before return ing home And on Feb 26 he told the Russian people by tele vision that if US attacks were not discontinued the war in Viet Nam will inevitably transcend its original boundaries Last week an obstacle to tha flow of Russian arms aid to North Viet Nam a ban on shipment hina come through Communist was reported over SAM   

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