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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                H Viet barracks the newspaper that mokes a II North I owans neighbors 113 planes make strike SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US and Vietnamese squadrons totaling 113 planes struck at Communist North Viet Nam Tuesday A barracks area at Vinh Ginh was the main tar get Sixtysix US Air Force jets and six Vietnamese propeller driven fighter bombers ham mered the barn rks five miles north of the border with 50 tons of bombs and rockets A US spokesman described the raid as highly successful He said all the planes in this and other attacks got back safely Aground US Marines were in action again to root out Viet Cong from around Da Nang Air Base Four companies support ed by tanks moved against the Red guerrillas six miles south west of the base Two Marines were wounded early in the ac tion one seriously Military developments were accompanied by reports of an impending shakeup in South Viet Nams high ccommand There were reports that some changes in the civilian govern ment also were likely H was expected that the i Armed Forces Council a con sulting military body that at various times hs served as a national junta would be dis solved It also was expected that a civilian defense minister might be appointed to replace Maj Gcn Nguyen Vn Thieu The capital was buzzing with coup rumors and armored ve hicles were seen at key places arninul the city Monday night But insiders said they saw no immediate trouble Meanwhile foicompanies of US Marines launched an of fensive supported by tanks six miles southwest of the Da Nang Air Base Two Marines were wounded one seriously Details of the action were not immediately available but at least one cotripany of Ihe Ma rines made hcpvy contact with the Viet Cons US Navy cts made four small strikes against rorth Viet Nam Monday night They claim eel four trucks and nine freight cars destroyed or damaged Two Skyhawk jets partici p at cl in each of the two raids at targets between 80 and 100 miles south of Hanoi All planes returned safely to their 7th Flue carriers Gas tax increase approved DES MOINES AP The Iowa Senate voted Tuesday to increase motor vehicle fuel tax es onccenlagallon to seven cents and o arm ark part of the additional revenue for widening highways Before passing the bill 3820 and sending it back to the House the Senate reversed Itself and decided to make the tax increase permanent in line with Democratic Gov Harold Hughes wishes The Senate adopted an amend ment to the bill Monday to make the increase temporary for two years The vote to reconsider Mondays action and make the tax permanent was 3225 While handing the governor a victory on the issue of making the increase permanent the Democratic controlled Senate gave him a setback by earmark ing a part of the additional rev enue estimated at million a year The Senate adopted a motion by Sen John L Burcn DForcst City to provide that onehalf of the extra money be used to re construct or widen highways that now are 20 feet or less in width The State Highway Commis sion was criticized mostly by Republicans before the final vole on the bill Minority Leader Robert RJg Icr New Hampton said the commission has been ineffi cient has planned road con struction poorly and has been slower than it should to hire a chief administrator as recom mended last year by a legisla tive committee Sen David Shaff RClinton said the commission has shown no evidence as to how it will spend Ihc money produced by the tax increase Sen Andrew From melt of Dii bucjuc leader of the Democratic majority said i lot of the com missions Tohlcms were inher ited from days of Republican administrations Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY MAY 4 10e ThU Piper Consliti of Two Associated Preii Full Wlrti No 73 For Viet Nam Dominican 1C Requests million Swear in provisional president in Dominican SANTA DOMINGO Domin ican Republic AP Col Fran cisco Caamano Dcno military rebel chief was sworn in Tues day as provisional president of the Dominican Republic with the blessings of expresident Juan Bosch Caamano was elected by the National Congress established under the constitution that was abolished when Bosch was over thrown by the military in Sep tember 1963 Thus Caamano was viewed as provisional presi dent only in the eyes of rebels who had fought for Boschs re turn But in a short speech Caa mano declared that Bosch will give up all his rights and Con gress will be free to elect a con stitutional president This was the first indication that Bosch might be willing to step out of the picture There was a possibility that the United States and the Organization of American States might accept Caamano as a compromise until elections can be held The Congress elected Caa mano Monday nighUby a vote of 49 to 7 An uneasy truce punctuated by sporadic rifle fire appeared to be settling on the capital as peace negotiations got fully un der way There were no more casual tics Monday night among the more than 10000 US Marines and 82nd Airborne Division per sonnel as a result of the action termed light by military spokes men The Organization of American States peace committee met during the morning in a confer ence attended by US Ambassa dor William Tapley Bennett Jr but there was no official word on how the negotiations were proceeding The committee showed some optimism Monday night how ever after US forces sealed off the rebel stroighold in Santo Domingo Ricardo Colombo of Argenti na head of the OAS peace com mittee said the negotiators had made a great deal o progress toward a solution of the crisis after a twohour session with the rebel military command He declined to give details The committee met with Col Francisco Caamano Deno rebel military commander and his aides in rebelheld territory in downtown Santo Domingo Ear lier the interAmerican group met with leaders of the military junta set up by Brig Gen Elias Wessin y Wessin U S Marines and paratroop ers boxed in the insurgent stronghold in the downtown area by establishing a corridor across the remaining exposed edge of the sector Its avowed purpose wasto issurc a flow of supplies to an international safety zone set up for the pro tection of foreigners Since the revolt erupted nine days ago they have been supplied by heli copter The U S troops took up posi tions in houses alleys and ga rages Some residents chatted with the soldiers but others glared resentfully One Marine was killed and two were wourrled Monday by DOMINICAN Please turn to Page 2 Pholofax THE FACE OF A rebel Santo Domingo fighter stands on a street in a rebelheld section of the city as members of a peace commission drove into the area in an effort to effect a truce in the revolt Inside The Globe COUNCIL plans oneway downtown traffic Page 15 Editorials Society news 567 North Iowa news J Farm news Sports 1112 Mason City news 141517 Latest markets Comics Clear Lake news Remap plans before Senate By CHAD SKAGGS DES MOINES choice between two reapportionment plans each with a partisan Democratic controlled Govern mental Affairs Committee called for 61 senators it would let every incumbent com plete his term 16 1819 Classified pages 2021 Clerks and office workers on strike NEW YORK AP HUB dreds of pickets were posted stamp was before the Iowa Republicans said the commit again Tuesday outside the shops of womens garment industry middlemen as clerks and of fice workers continued a strike The strike for improved con tracts and better job opportuni ties came as the nations wom ens clothing industry is begin Senate Tuesday Senate Republicans came up with a plan Monday to achieve a goal that men of both parties inve said they smaller Senate But Democratic leaders in the reapportionment struggle have said a plan calling for a smaller Senate could not pass because senators would be unwilling to shorten the terms to which they were elected The Republican plan would reduce the number of senators from 59 to 46 Any senator now beginning a fouryear term from a district where boundaries are ning work on fall models ofjchanged would have to run tee plan was unfair because it would prevent return to the Sen ate of four Republicans whose terms are expiring coats suits dresses and sportsjagain in 1966 instead of serving Three of these are from coun ties which would be attached to districts already represented by senators who will be serving two more years Two more GOP senators would be put into a single district so that only one could return to the Senate The Republican plan would have similar effect but on a bi partisan basis Assuming all in cumbents would run again it would pit Republicans against Republicans in five districts and Democrats against Democrats in five In four districts Demo Reaction to action is mixed Few protests are reported By THE ASSOCIATED PKKSS LatinAmerican reaction to the US intervention in the Do minican Republic has been mixed but so far there have been few anliUS dembnstra lions Argentina and Brazil Soutl Americas largest countries approved the US action in eluding President Johnsons re quest that LatinAmerican coun tries send troops to the Domin ican Republic Informed sources in Buenos Aires said Argentina would scnc a military force to the wartorn Caribbean island if the Organi zalionof American Stales ap proves the US request The OAS meeting in Wash ington Monday put off a deci sion on the American request The Brazilian government is sued a statement approving th landings of US troops to pro tect the lives of Americans i Santo Domingo Former Costa Rican Presi dent Jose Figueres left San Jos for Washington to present Costa Rican government pro posal Observers said it mij include a suggestion to put th Dominican Republic temporal ly under international adminis tration AP Pholofax A FIRM studies of President Johnson were made Monday night as he addressed a laborbunion meeting The President said he will not pull US troops out of the Dominican Republic until this country achieves its aims of protecting American citizens and preventing a Communist takeover in the re volttorn island Troopers testify on rights killing Appeal for funds byLBJ Congress in right mood WASH INGTON Iff President Johnson asked Congress Tuesday to act immediately on a bid for an extra million to support United States op erations in Viet Nam and the Dominican Republic Johnson said that pro viding this money would be a demonstration of a firm and irrevocable commit mentof our people and our nation whatever the risk or whatever the cost in the two trouble spots half a world apart The chief executive gathered members of the House and Sen ate Foreign Affairs Armed Services and appropriations committees in the White Housa East Room to outline his re quest and review conditions in both Viet Nam and the Domini can Republic In Viet Nam he said Ameri can firmness may already have brought us much closer to peace Yet he saw no possibili ties at the moment for negotia tion and said that the United States will continue to hit the North Vietnamese Communists With respect to getting adversaries to a conference table Johnson said in Tex as fashion Im a reasonably good cowboy and I cant even rope anyone to bring them in Congress appears to be in the mood to give Johnson what he wants in military spending to support his actions in Viet Nam and the Dominican Republic HAYNEVILLE Ala AP layed to the highway patrol staville Eaton 41 both of Besse A state prosecutor told a jury tion at Montgomery were the mer spent all day Monday in of white men Tuesday that testifirst lrogpcis to reach the scene the courtroom mony would prove a Ku Klux of the slaying near Lowndesbo Klansman guilty of murdering ro Mrs Viola Liuzzo the Detroitj wilkins a selfemployed white woman killed near here chanic from Fairfield Ala Circuit Solicitor Arthur ESnear Birmingham is the first of Gamble in his opening state ment called on the jurors to render a true verdict on the evidence in the trial of Collie Leroy Wilkins Jr 21 charged Mexico Chile Ecuador Urujwith rirslclcgrec murder three accused Klan members to be brought to trial for Mrs Liuzzos slaying The other defendants Eugene Thomas 42 and William Or After the trial jury of 12 white men was chosen late Monday Judge TWerth Thagard re cessed court for the night The jurors were driven to Montgom ery 25 miles to the northeast to spend the night in the modern courthouse there because no facilities were available in this small community guay and Vcneyuela Ihc chief opponents of the US proposal criticized the landing of Ameri can troops Communist Cuba condemned the US intervention Canadian Prime Minister Lester B Pear son said he had no comment Canada and Cuba are not mem bers of the OAS Mexico introduced a resolu tion at the OAS meeting calling on the United States to with draw its forces It said its wear If prolonged it could shut the full term to which he was crats would face Republicans in forccSl II said ii i i i r i j a flash n inrnmHrnfc constitution prohibits sending off the industrys supply of maelected clash of incumbcqts J terials Tho plan introduced by the The commission around a long time making mistakes ic said I think any commission will make mis takes Let us give the new com missioners a chance PhotoUx JUNKED BEFORE IT HIT THE new panel truck was wrecked Tuesday before it had reached the dealer The load was a little too high for a highway overpass at Jacksonville Fla No one wag hurt in the accident Both plans would give more enate representation to urban reas as federal courts have rdered Neither would make ny change in the House Either could be put into effect n time for the 1966 elections Davenport man is convicted of murder charge DAVENPORT R aHue 50 of Davenport was convicted of second degree mur der iate Monday night in the stabbing death of his wife last November A jury of 11 men and one woman returned the verdict aft er 12 hours of deliberation No date for sentencing was set Authorities said L a H u e s wife Jean 47 was stabbed dur ing a domestic quarrel Nov at the Davenport rooming house where the couple lived LaHue was charged with first dcgreq murder troops abroad without specific authority from the Mexican Senate Chilean Foreign Minister Ga briel Valdes said in Santiago the US intervention threatens to destroy the good will toward the United Slates which Ihe Alliance for Progress has built up among LatinAmerican peoples In Caracas the Venezuelan capital about 15 university stu dents burned several US flags and forced their way into the offices of the AllAmerican Ca ble Co Employes shut a steel Two state troopers the first witnesses told of finding a spent bullet on the floor of the vic tims car when they investigat ed the slaying Presumably this testimony would later be linked with the death weapon Troopers Henry L Burgess and Thomas E McGchcc were the first witnesses Wilkins is charged with mur der in the nightrider slaying of Mrs Liwyo 3flof Detroit last March 25 Burgess testified that he ound the bullet in the floor of Irs Liuzzos car directly be ind the right front scat Dominican issue ataglance THE ASSOCIATED TRESS gate and kept the studcntu out of the teletype rooms In Santiago Chile a crowd of 500 youths waved antiUS signs and threw rocks at the Ameri can consulate Police drove them away SAME Wilkins if convicted could be entcnced to life imprisonment death Burgess and McGchee were he first officers to arrive on he slaying scene The two young officers raced along US 80 with sirens screaming and red lights flash ng on the night of March 25 to he spot where Viola Li 11770 of Detroit Mich lay crumpled in icr wrecked car The 39yearold wife of a Teamsters mother of Union official five children anc hac been sKot in the head from a passing automobile while shut Lling civil rights demonstrator back o Sclma following the fiveday march to Montgomery A Negro Leroy Mo ton was riding in the front sea of the carwith Mrs Liuzzo bu escaped injury when the ca careened off the road and into fence He hitchhiked 16 Selni and reported the slaying McGchec and Burgess an swering emergency call re SANTO of the Organ ization of American States OAS report a great fleal ofprogress toward a peace agreement in the Dominican rebellion US forces open a supply cor ridor to the international safety zone sealing off the rebel stronghold Another US Marine is killed and a US paratrooper dies of wounds bringing the US military toll to six dead Col Francisco Caamano Deno the rebel niilitary leader denies Communists are involved in his movement Political leaders of the rebellion say Communist influence is negligible Johnson says peace must be restored in the Dominican Republic and the people given hope of a stable government before US troops pull out We dont propose to sit here on our rocking chair with our hands folded and let the Com munists set up a government anywhere in this hem isphere Johnson declares US officials believe that as peace is restored Red leaders may go underground or launch a campaign of terror and subversion in the countryside The OAS Council discusses a pro posal to set up an interAmerican military force to dealwfth such crises as the Dominican revolt An informant says only 12of the 20 members favor the proposal 14 are needed for approval UNITED Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson prepares a fullscale reply to the Soviet charges that theUnited States has embarkedon a policy of naked to overthrow any Latin American government that dbes not please it The Security Council continues debate on Soviet arid Cuban demands that the council condemn US action in the Dominican Republic and call for immediate withdrawal of US forces In discussing the Dominican situation Johnson again what he called efforts of Com munists to seize control of the revolutionary faction supporting the return of ousted President Juan Bosch And cryptically he said that Monday there were indications of at least one revolution in an other country He said it did not come through although intelli gence reports had indicated it might He did not identify tha country In the Dominican Republic he said the rebel forces contain men who long have had records of Communist affiliation and in surrection The United States he said in tends to keep its forces there and hope that the Organization of American States will coma up with some plan for an inter im government and eventual free elections As for his bid to Congress for more funds Johnson urged the committees to meet Tuesday if they could Usually budgetconscious Re publicans suggested Monday that the administration might want to ask Congress for more military funds this year Rep L Mendel Rivers D SC chairmar of the Housa Armed Services Committee declared Whatever he needs hes going to get asfar as Im concerned He said he felt sura Congress would give the Presi dent any additional money might need Rivers committee last week authorized billion for the purchase of nvlitary aircraft ships and missiles and for re search and development The CONGRESS PUawt turn to 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy through VYod rwsday with occasional and thundorstorms ing about SO por cent of tHo area Tuesday night lit mid to wpoer nesday in low Weather on 1 fr   

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