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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                U S withdrawal would turn Philippines kTTT ft it rvv i MANILA AP President Macapagal declared Monday the United States should keep its military bases in the Philippines and warned that withdrawal would play into the hands of the Communists As everybody knows the Communists have been advo cating in and outside the United Nations the elimination of American bases scattered all over the globe Macapagal told The Associated Press in an ex clusive interview It is unfortunate that some opposition leaders havev advo cated such a step but this docs not reflect popular opinion or the official view of thePhilip pine government Recent incidents involving American bases here have touched off demands for remov al of the military installations and the recall of US Ambassa dor William McCormick Blair Jr US guards killed two Filipi nos on the bases last winter prompting protest rallies and attacks against the United States in the Philippine press A World War II Japanese mortar shell was thrown into the American schoolyard at Clark Base while 750 children were inside Blair set off a furor with a statement that two Filipi nos had tried unsuccessfully lo bomb the school Shooting incidents involving Filipinos led in 1956 to negotia tions to revise the USPhilip pine military bases agreement The negotiations have never been completed buv Macapagal said discussions are still going on There are no irritants and misunderstandings between us that could not be resolved with satisfaction to both sides the president said The current talks to revise the military bases agreement are intended to promote this end Here is a partial text of the interview Q The United States and the Philippines long have en joyed cordial relations but there have been indications of strain in recent times Do you think that recent incidents which have aroused public pro test have done any damage to these relations I dont think thaf re cent incidents have done any damage to PhilippineAmerican relations So deep and abiding is the friendship and affinity of ideals between our two peoples that honest differences of opin ion cannot possibly undermine it As has been demonstrated so often in the past there are no irritants and misunderstandings between us that could not be resolved with satisfaction to both sides The currnnt talks to revise the military bases agree ment are intended to promote this end Q Do you believe the Unit PHILIPPINES turn to Pagi 2 PRESIDENT MACAPAGAL Red danger in React to plan to halt raids Suggestion by Fulbright By JACK BELL WASHINGTON AP Sen ale Republican Leader Everett 3V1 Dirkscn sided Monday with Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Rob ert S McNamara against a pro posal by Sen J W Fulbright for a temporary suspension of US bombings of Norlh Viel Nam Fulbright chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee made his proposal in an exclusive Associaled Press in lervicw He said such a suspen sion would cncovjragc Ihe open ing of peace talks The Arkansas Democrat sale he supports President Johnsons course in Viet Nam but added Wilhin the near future be fore the escalation goes too far a temporary ceasefire might be advisable in order lo give Ihe people a liltlc lime lo contem plate the trouble The daily bombings are in clined lo keep the atmosphere very lense and 1 think perhaps to make Ihc North Vietnamese dig in and as in Great Britain where the Germans thought the Hrilish might sue for peace when they started bombing The newspaper that m a ke s a 11 N o r t h Cowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 19 ws UOc a Paper Consists of Two Associated Press full Wlrej No 60 River starts up n Iowa them in World War It Well didnt work thai way Kosygin issues warning May invite retaliation MOSCOW AP Soviet Pro mier Alcxci N Kosygin warned the United Stales Monday lhat 6 Ihe use of napalm and phosphor itlous bombs and gas in Viet Nam may invite rclalialion in No one knows a tempo rary ceasefire just lo give op porl unity ffr reflection and pos kind Kosygin made the remark during a bitter attack on Ameri sibly to go to discussions as procan policy in South Viet Nam posed by the President might which he said was fraught with be possible Maybe there are reasons why this is not feasible unforeseen consequences Kosvgin speaking at a Soviet bul I m judging from Ihe press Mongolian friendship rally for visiling Mongolian President Yumxhagin Tsccicnbal de nounced the use of napalm and SEN J W FULBRIGHT Asks end to bombings reports the action of the Rus sians and some of the others phosphorous bombs and whal he called poison gases by anti Communist forces in South Viet Nam The use by aggressors of these or other means of warfare may invite retaliation in kind he said The United Stales has denied that il lias used poison gas in Viet Nam U says il has thai would indicate lhat thefurnisnccl the South Vietnamese prospects for discussions riot control cases like be enhancedby a temporarytear gas cessation of bombings We dont have to make any commitments We could resume bombing at any time Ihcre is no response I dont see where here would lie any grcal very serious loss of posilion on our part Anyway its something lhal 1 think could be considered Dirkscn who has strongly supported Johnsons course in Viet Nam said he disagreed with Fulbrighls views on a sus pension of bombings The Illi nois Republican said Ihe Com munists have given no sign that they arc willing lo ncgotialc Ihink we have to hold Ihcir Bridge closed at Marquette THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It looked Monday like eastern Iowa was in for a veek of sandbagging dike reinforcement and worried vaitinff about the rising Mississippi River Workers were pushing at Clinton to finish con truction of a milelong dike which was expected to give additional protection to 150 blocks in the city proper Mark Barnes Clinton County civil defense direc THEY ARENJ Hastingsand his iamily are trying tp save their home in the flooded French Island section of La Crosse Wis They moved in three weeks ago IVT Photofax Water is almost two feet deep around the house protected by plas tic sandbags and pumps Hastings said Weve waited 20 years for this house and we arent leaving yet Nine in Viet Gasoline tax hike backed by Hughes DES MOINES The pro posed pennyagallon increase in Iowas gasoline tax would seem a small sacrifice on the part of each individual citizenieight Americans officers in Ihe interest of saving human and four gunners in the Iwo lives according lo Gov Ha raircraft were killed 1 Enemy ground fire hit anoth SAIGON Soulh Viet Nam US Marines based in Ihe Da AP Communist gunners Nang area They threw two gre shot down two US Army hclinadcs into a Marine batlcry lale copters Monday and damaged anolhcr killing nine Americans The helicopters were hit by smallarms fire as they were shooting up suspected Viet Cong positions prior to a helicopter assault by Vietnamese Iroops 10 miles norlh of Qui Nhon Sunday nighl wounding two Marines The Marines were re ported in good condilion US war planes made Iheir deepest pcnetralion into Com rminisl North Viet Nam Sunday nighl probing within BO miles of Hanoi But four propellerdriven Two of tbc helicopters explodNavy fighterbombers did not cd when they hit Ihe ground All old Hughes A weekend statement issued 11 i luiiiujit liaiUJU pr Jinlin fnct lo the fire Dirkscn said hy Hughes suggested that bu the If we le un on them now en u IJLIL ult cr armed helicopter the If we let up on them now will lose face our prestige will allack any targets and reported no encounters with Red aircraft Two other squadrons from the carriers Midway and Hancock made bombing forays into Ihe North and US officials reporl of the 0 million UL IUS efi 32 air strikes in the South UJ be raised by the increase5if 3C Fourteen Navy planes sank a drop and that will make il morejcnuiti he used to widen Iowas operation in the boat with cannon and difficult to end the conflict remaining 18 foot nrimarv coastal north 9f Nhon rocket fire at Giap Tarn on the difficult to end the conflict remaining In Texas where Johnson was roads spending Easier White House The governor said the State press secretary George E Highway Commission should clc Rceciy was asked whether thccide how lo use Ihc additional was continuing lalcr Monday The area is Binh Dinh Prov ince 280 miles northeast of Sai gon President had talked with Ful brighl or would have any com menl on the senators views Reedy said lo his knowledge Johnson had not talked Song Troc River about 60 miles north of the 17th Parallel fron tier Eleven others hit the Com munists Long Thanh army bar BUS Fiftyone students and two teachers at Marquettes grade school and the high school at nearby McGregor Iowa get a ride in an army cluck About 100 homes are cut off from the highway at Marquette and are served by this National Guard vehicle wjlh widening one fourth lo widcnaSe to Fulbrighl recently and aml onc to ly we have no comment on highways thai llowns US Navy jets attacked a lOOracks in the same area vehicle truck convoy on Route In the South US planes Inall5 in North Viet Nam at 3 am hammered Rod posilions in Ihe Mekong dclla area An Ameri can pilot was killed when a money He suggested however r half be devoted to primary roadllVIonday but the exlent of tram the convoy was not improve primary wilhin cilics and But two of Johnsons lop Cabi net members did have comment on tho subject of bombings A bill which would wrilc Ihe tax increase inlo law is pending in the legislalurc Half an hour earlier SUB FOR GULP STREAM STUDY qucs Piccard plans to use this 93foot research sub marine on an estimated six weeks cruise drifting with the Gulf Stream from Florida to Newfoundland One aim or the cruise is to determine if defense prob lems along the coast involves the underwater conti nental shelf SEE STORY ON PAGE Navy Skyhawk jets made bomb ing and strafing runs on a con voy of about 20 trucks 140 miles soulh of Hanoi Ten US Air Force F105 jcls and an undisclosed member of support aircraftdropped 750 bombs and rockets over Routes 8 and 12 in Norlh Viet Nam this afternoon A US spokesman did not identify the targets and said the results of the action were not immediately available He said there were heavy clouds and Ihe planes cncounlered no enemy aircraft or anliaircrafl fire Eighl US Air Force F105s madeleaflet drops Ihis afler noon on seven Norlh Vietnam ese cities The planes dropped more than a million leaflels containing excerpts from Presi dent Johnsons speech on Viet Nam and the Vietnamese gov ernment commentary on the speech A US spokesman reported Communist guerrillas launched their first direct attack on the bomb he dropped over a Corn four munist objective 120 miles west of Saigon exploded premature ly sending earth in flames Skyraidcr to Inside The Globe After 34 days Simulated space journey ended PHILADELPHIA AP IMJving in pure oxygen affccls the think we could have gone on andjbloocl the lungs thinking and Minnesota conditions still poor Watch dikes at Twin Cities ByTHE ASSOCIATED TRESS Churning flood waters slapped against dikes made murky ponds of thousands of acres of farmland and relentlessly rolled through countless homes in five states Monday Workers sandbagged and kept an aroundtheclock vigil at dikes along the Mississippi Riv er from the Twin Cities in Min nesota to Cairo 111 as the high icy water menaced levees The US Weather Bureau said some of the rivers had crested and were receding The Mississippi began drop ping in Hannibal Mo after coming to within 2 feet of the record 241 feet set in 1947 Late Sunday the river had fallen to 229 feet A broken levee near Quincy 111 flooded from 7000 to 11000 acres of farmland Saturday night The break eased some of the pressure against other lev ees down river The Wealher Bureau said the river will begin rising again swelled by walcrs of flooded rivers in Minnesota The governors of Illinois and Missouri Olio Kerner and Warren E Hearnes planned an aerial inspection of flooded regions Monday The broken levee sent hun dreds of persons in search of sheller Residenls of Iwo Easl Moline 111 housing projects have moved out Rock Island 111 was untouched behind a new seawall bul sandbagging and earthmoving operations contin ued in Moline East Moline Rock Island and Davenport Iowa or said a dike protecting parts of the town from Mill Creek would be extended five eighths of a mile The Clinton Corn Processing Co the communitys largest employer hired 200 workers Sunday to labor through the night on a dike being shored up to keep flood waters from tho plant Residents at Marquette wera unable to cross the Mississippi River bridge from their com munity to Prairie du Ohien Wis The span was closed Sun day because of flooded ap proaches The closest Mississippi River bridge is at Lansing 25 miles to the north A long flank levee was be ing constructed parallel to Michael Creek south of Musca line where an exisling levea appeared likely lo give way The creek drains a large bluff area into the Mississippi about 12 miles below Muscatine Earth moving machines were taking dirt from hills as much as two miles away and hauling il lo the site of Ihe new levee in a construction job which shaped up moslly as a battle against time The pressure of the swollen Mississippi had eased slightly in some southern Iowa communi ties because of a levee break Saturday night at Quincy IIJ which flooded 7000 to 11000 acres of farmland Although predictions wera that 3000 families would leave their homes in the Quad Cities area in the next ten days the flood threat was considerably less downstream The river was expected to crest a foot and a half below the lowest point of the levee at Fort Madison At Burlington the Big Muddy dropped one tenth of a foot to 179 Sunday and was expected to remain there for several days Filipino to a cross MANILA AP Filipino r r miniio More than 300 National was nailed to a wooden cross on There was no great discomcating fort We enjoyed it Cmdr Kenneth R Coburn Lt Cyrus W Strickler III aiproject manager called it a 4 Navy pilot from Atlanta Gamajor success noting that we 91011 matic tnc commenl as he and1 find lhal man can live in spacesurgcop said thcre was 8reat 12 Other aviatnrs nnchounnlfnr Inno rf IV Editorfafs Society news 5 port s MIIOJJCI vtu Bowling 15ianei unbathcd emerged from Mason City U 17 a cylindrical chamber where Latest markets 16 ihcy sPenl 4 davs in a simulat Comics 18 cd Journey into space Clear Lake news 20 Tncv atc worked and slept in Classifiedpages 2223 Pressure suits in an experiment North Iowa news bv tnc National Aero naulics and Space Adminislra lion at Philadelphias Naval Air But the men loved the chow Delicious said Lt James B Abbott of Lemorre Calif who spoke for the learn Dr Gary Kcllett Navy flight e n space other avialors unshavenfor long periods of time for adangcr of fire on the pure oxy North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and not so cool Monday night lows in lew 30s Partly cloudy Tuesday in up per Ws Weather Details en Page 2 Engineering Center Two olher fliers were confined in an adjoining chamber but they lived the entire period un der normal atmospheric condi tions The project was designed to collectand analyze information on long confinement in a space atmosphere specifically how Term the project a major success month anyway without any bad effects The men ranging in age from 25 to 28 came out smiling We were all compatible said Strickler Their food especially made by NASA was dehydrated and the menu was repeated every four days The men ate out of plastic containers using no dishes or utensils f atmosphere pressurized at 27000 feet for 21 of the 34 days He said all the men shed e Guardsmen patrolled river points in western Illinois Sunday as the first of an expected 5500 evacuees began leaving their homes In Minnesota the Mississippi and St Croix rivers in St Paul and Stillwater leveled off after the communities had battled the overflow for a week Joseph Strub river expert for Weather Bureau said the great quantity of skin Skin dust was all over the floor Kellett said this was caused primarily because the men couldnt bathe so the skin just fell off We will have to investigate that condition more thoroughly he said In a weightless atmos phere space dust of any kind would be a problem The mens beards were stub by and uneven with Lt Richard Pipkin of Statesville NC win ning the unofficial contest lor the longest growth 26foot level of the Mississippi recorded late Friday in St Paul appears to have bnen the crest The river had backed off to 2540 feet Sunday Downstream Wabasha a community of 2500 is surround ed by water About onethird of the population has been evacu ated Winona a city of 25000 is braced behind nine miles of dikes 25 feet high awaiting a record 215foot crest Tuesday If the dikes burst 80 per cent ol the city will be under water ast Thursday in Pampanga Province north of Manila The Manila Times reported that the man hung on the cross for about half an hour Then companions took him down The eventwas witnessed by a crowd of men women and children The man was not identified but the newspaper said he was in his early thirties He said it was the fourth time in as many years he had done it SAM I DAT fut M   

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