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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Kill 85 Viet Cong Jets bomb barracks SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Vietnamese fighter bombers killed 85 Viet Cong in an attack in Binh Thuan Prov inces Wednesday a US spokes man announced The spokesman said a US forward air controller observed the Viet Cong assembling in company strength in a mountain valley and called in Vietnamese planes that were flying to anoth er target The fighterbombers attacked with heavy bombs and machine guns minutes Forty US Navy planes de stroyed three military barracks and inflicted heavy damage on other installations in the second consecutive day of air strikes against North Viet Nam a US military spokesman reported The spokesman said the air craft from the carrier Coral Sea struck at two target areas 40 miles north of the demilitarized zone separating North and South Viet Nam The raid was the second in 24 hours after a sixday suspension of air strikes against the Com munist North Speculation grew that the United States may broaden the air attacks The barracks were destroyed at Hoan Lao It was not known whether they were occupied A military radio station a power house and communica tions and administration build ings were reported destroyed at nearby ChanhHoa The spokesman said 30 Sky hawks Skyraiders and Skywar riors supported by 10F4 and F8 Crusaders pounded the targets for 45 minutes with missiles rockets and 50 tons of bombs Pilots reported light ground fire and said no enemy planes t were sighted All the planes turned to the carrier safely the spokesman said US Marines carried out their first amphibious assault in South Viet Nam Wednesday moving across the Ca De River to hit Viet Congheld Truong Minn village A burst of machinegun fire wounded one Marine in the op eration 9 miles from Da Nang but the guerrilla fled and no fur ther contact was made In the village the Marines found only 12 women and chil dren and one old man There were many booby traps trench es and bunkers At least two US Marine jet squadrons based in the Philip pines have been put on the alert for duly in Viet Nam possibly this month a high military source reported They will bring US Marine strength in South Viet Nam to nearly 16 000 men Vietnamese sources said a sixbattalion operation against the Viet Cong near the border with North Viet Nam was called off Wednesday without making contact with the Communists The operation started Tues day If was reported bad weath er hampered air strikes accom panying it Speculation grew Wednesday that the United Stales may broaden its air attacks on North Viet Nam following their re sumption Tuesday Since the air strikes so far have not done sufficient damaga to the North Vietnamese to bring them to the conference table there was speculation that the raiders may seek more important targets possibly in the industrialized HanoiHat phong region Satellites launched secretly One rocket puts eight in orbit NEW YORK AP The United States secretly launched eight military satellites into or bit with one rocket last March 9 the New York Times said Wed nesday This was the greatest number of payloads ever put into space with one booster by this country and it is believed to exceed any multiple launching made by the Soviet Union a Washington dis patch said The story also said in part The satellites were launched by an Air Force ThorAgcna rocket from Vanclcnberg Air Force Base in California They were pushed apart from each other by metal springs a simple technique first used by the Navys Vanguard satellite launcher in 1958 The satellites are circling the earth in orbits ranging between 561 and 585 miles high A similar technique will be used by the Air Force several times next year to put eight mil itary communications satellites into orbit at one time from a single Titan3C rocket The launching in March rep resents not only a high degree of technical refinement in launchings but in tracking as well Radar networks that help the nation catalogue manmade The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MAY 19 W5 10c Paper Consists ol Four One Associated Presi mil WIrti No 86 Three issues in Senate Reject appeal for ceasefire SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic tf The Dominican junta scenting victory in the civil war turned thumbs down Tuesday night on a United Na tions appeal for a ceasefire The rebels said they were willing Jose Antonio Mayobre of Venezuela UN Sec retaryGeneral L Thants special Dominican envoy told a news conference that Gen Antonio Imbert Bivr rera the junta chief indicated he thought he was winning and therefore could not talk of a fire objects in space have been able insurgent leader had to tell one satellite from anothpressed willingness to ac Mayobre said Col Francisco Caamano Deno the er even though all eight are traveling close together in space a New rtile a truce Imberts forces were pressing lankled offensive lo smash rebel pockets north of the US controlled eastwest corridor T T oaiiiu uuiiuuyu Commodore Francisco J Rivera Caminero the armed forces claimed the drive Backs progressing steadily But there were signs the junta were running into stiff WASHINGTON Rep on the southern flank Gross RIowa took on the eastward push lew role Wednesday He explosions jolted the lorscd an flood waterfront Tuesday rol project in fear that the junta He asked a Senate were shelling the rebels vorks subcommittee to stronghold in the clown he project in an omnibus area The junta blamed horization blasts on dynamiting by He acknowledged afterward troops in an area cast of vas the first time he had Ozama River but this could ied in behalf of a project be confirmed by US au cing elected to Congress US attempt to woo away Rep Bert Bandstra juntas military support failed when the Dominican isked the committee lo forces refused to aban project at Marshallown Imberl Both proposals were United States reportedly by Lt Col Samuel W lo force Ihe junta out to issistant director of civil the slage for formation of a lor central regions of the government acceptable both the rebels and the mili Gross saici he was aware forces opposing them Re no opposilion to the what he called official srojecl It calls for a flood pressure Rivera Caminero rol improvement plan on the military would only River and a new government of Creek Extensive property harmony composed age was caused by floods in the junta and all democratic and again this year Gross in the country rebels have refused to Waterloo officials have in any government firm assurances he said of the junta citys willingness to provide of President Johnsons needed local cooperation cnvoys Undersecretary nonfederal share of the Slate Thomas C Mann anc jects cost is ambassador John Bart Bandstra saicl the Martin returned to Wash Tuesday night town project was needed lo trol persistent and costly Department sources said Mann and Martin reporlec ing on the Iowa River and Secretary of Stale Dean No details were given out Fight for bill to mailorder gun WASHINGTON MVThe might not be responsible son administration even lawful opened its fight for a bill lo principal provision of the mailorder traffic in guns with a charge by Ally Gen would prohibit unlicensed Katzcnbach that the from transporting ship Rifle Association has or receiving firearms in misleading and preposlerous arguments against the or foreign commerce also referred to the mailorder Italianmade ri Vatynnhafh lonflfiff used by Lee Harvey Oswald before the Senate Juvenile De linquency subcommittee devot ed a considerable part of his prepared statement lo a point bypoint rebuttal of NRA ob jections lo the legislation The bill Katzcnbach said is designed to help the states pro tect themselves against the un checked flood of mailorder weapons lo residents whose pur to assassinate President John F Kennedy As long as I live he saicl I can never forget that it was a mailorder lo a post office box lhat had been rented under an assumed name hy a man with an established record of defection and mental instabil killed President Ken nedy bond issue approved CRESCO In a cily election ere Tuesday a proposed rev nue bond was favored 893 I S Crcsco is the second city in owa to hold such an election ince this type of bond was an horized by the state Icgislalur n 1963 Mount Pleasant was UK irst The vote asked for a rcvcnu iond totaling to be scci to construct a building for he Donaldson Company of Min neapolis The company will ome here under a 20year lease nd will occupy the building onslruclcd in the 20acre inclus rial park west of the fair rounds The Donaldson Company man ifactures air filters and a i r leaners for engines When un cr full operation it will employ bout 80 persons here The building lias been started nd is planned to be ready for Ccupancy in early fall Would okay increasing bar hours DES MOINES ng his position Gov Harold lughcs said Wednesday he would accept a hill lo extend the legal hours for the sale of beer and liquor by the drink in Iowa However the governor said be would veto any bill to legal izc Sunday sales other than to measure allowing taverns to lay open Saturday night until 1 am instead of closing al midnight Earlier in the session Hughes said he opposed extending sale hours Me said he has changed hi attitude because he places along the borders of the stale need the extra lime lo compete with establishments in neighboring states Bills before the Legislature would allow places licensed to sell liquor to stay open until 2 am instead of 1 am week nights and 1 am instead o midnight Saturday night Longer trucks are allowed DES MOINES bill I allow longer trucks on all Iowa highways completed its trip Ihrough the legislature Wednes as the Senate accepted House amendments and sent the measure to the governor on a 388 vote Unusual night session held DES MOINES UPI The Iowa Senate which onducted an unusual night session Tuesday was faced vith two controversial issues Wednesday Withholding 3f state income taxes and legalizing betting on horse and dog races The withholding measure described by its Backers as flawed with typographical errors was await ng repair The betting bill was still far from the first turn despite more than three hours of debate Tuesday night The Senate also received from the House legis ation which would permit rhntofax rncuofax Two Santo Domingo soldiers loyal to the junta Wednesday One unsmiling stares at the lens while in the Dominican Republic fighting rebel forces the other shows wounds he received fighting the are pictured by the camera in the strifetorn capitol rebels School bill sent back to Senate DES MOINES AP The House insisted Wednesday on its version of a bill to provide for establishing a system of state supported vocational schools and junior colleges in Iowa and sent the measure back to the Senate The action on 627 vote Inside The Globe Society news 678 Sports 2122 Comics 23 Clear Lake news 2627 Mason City news 303137 Latest markets 30 North Iowa news 3233 Editorials 35 Classified pages 3839 North Iowa Weather outlook Fair through Thursday Continued cool Wednesday night lows lower 40s Warmer Thursday highs around 70 Senate stiffens stand against taxes at polls WASHINGTON AP The Senate stiffened its slant against state poll taxes Wed nesday in a leadership effort to pave the way for passage of President Johnsons Negro vot ing rights bill In a move aimed at settling the poll tax dispute that had divided the bills backers the Senate approved a congression al declaration that the levies are used in some states lo keep Negroes away from the polls The vote was 6920 In the debalc Sen Peter H Dominick RColo suggested the amendment would be an in vitation to federal attorneys lo try to upset poll taxes in Ver mont and olhcr slates even when they had no link lo racial discrimination But Democratic leader Mike Mansfield of Monlana saicl Ihe amendment would apply only to poll taxes in Alabama Missis There are no poll laxcs in Colorado Dominick said I dont like poll laxes but I am not trying lo tell olhcr slates about their qualifications for voters Opposing the amendment Sen Strom Thurmond RSC said that like many other sec lions of the bill it flies in the face of the Constitution The amendment was offered uun in utiiirt iuiasia sippi Virginia and Texas hy Democratic ami Republican 1 rl farlfirc Onn nf nn fnnenc caclers One of their purposes was to mollify those Senators who tried unsuccessfully earlier 0 put in a ban on poll taxes or stale and local elections They have been outlawed in cdcral elections by a conslilu lional amendment Sen A Willis Robertson D Va led a blistering attack on Ihe proposed amendment ac cusing Senate leaders of marching down the hill after beating down the attempt to ban the poll lax Ally Gen Nicholas Kalzen bach and some strong support ers of the measure have said to outlaw stale poll laxcs by slat ute could be unconslilutional They proposed inslcad lhal he means that the measure will go to a conference committee to iron out differences between the two houses A system of schools to pro vide more vocationaltechnica education has been called bj Gov Harold Hughes as Iowas number one educational need The bill has his strong backing As passed by the Senate the bill called for creating up to 20 areas embracing the whol slate with a vocationalleclmi cal school or a junior college in each area It provided that a propcrtj tax levy of up to one mill foi operating the schools and an additional one mill for acquir ing buildings anrl equipmen could be levied with 60 per cen approval of the voters in anj area Would lengthen daylight time MINNEAPOLIS AP Day igbt saving time popped back nlo the news in the Minnesota Legislature Wednesday when the Senate gave it backing The Scnale voled 3630 in favor of having the slalc go on clay light saving six months of the year The decision came with out a word of debate The bill now goes to the House which has been cool to daylight time proposals all during the session abor unions to negotiate mion shop contracts with owa employers Withholding The Senate spent most of day Tuesday debating the with lokling bill before Majority cader Andrew Frommelt D Dubuquc announced that the Dill contained a mixup in the typing and further aclion was deferred The measure would establish withholding of state personal in come taxes from paychecks much as federal taxes are with held beginning next Jan 1 Because lowans in 1966 would pay 1965 taxes under the pres ent system while they are pay ing 1966 taxes under withhold ing the state would get a wind fall eslimatcd at S27 million Frommell saicl this would go into a special fund for major capital improvements As one time income he said it should go for onetime expenses such as buildings The Senate rejected Republi cansponsored attcnipls to for give all and in anolher amend ment half the taxes due next year on infis income voting bill provide for a court lest of the tax KITTY KAT KOPFEE leopard cub hoping tofimfJome leftovers from a coffee klatch in the kitchen of St Pauls Como Park Zoo sniffs around the toaster during a free period from its cage As the cat gets bigger the free periods will get shorter and finally cease f quick Betting The Senate rejected 4711 a proposal backed by Ihe Iowa Fair Managers association to allow belting only on horse rac es and this only at tracks su pervised by fair associations The main bill would allow parimutuel belling al horse and dog races at existing tracks and two new commercial tracks which could be constructed It came nowhere near a final vote The Senate began the debate at pm with 52 proposed amendments to the bill on file It adjourned at pm with 53 amendments still pending Opponents of the measure said at least 10 more amend LEGISLATURE Please Turn to Page 2 Minnesota remap plan in legislature SAME Muni Truffle Put 4 ST PAUL Minn AP A SenateHouse Conference Com millc plan for legislative reap lortionmcnt was before the Minnesota Legislature Wednes day H would shift live Senate scats and 10 House seats from rural to urban areas A Senate conferee Thomas Vukelich of Gilbert a Liberal refused lo sign the conference report He said he objected be cause the plan crosses county lines for reasons other than pop ulation divides municipalities and provides for House candi dates to run at large in some Hennepin County districts Sen Donald Slinclair of Stephen said rural Hennepin County would get three more senators and six more representatives under the bill Ramsey County would get one new senator and two House members Dakota and Anoka counties each would get onehalf a new senator and one new representative The plan would create five contests involving incumbent senators and 10 contests involv ing Incumbent representatives if all the incumbents involved seek reelection   

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