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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Marine The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors kills 20 2 more jets lost in Viet SAIGON Viet Nam AP Patrolling US Marines killed 20 Viet Cong Wednesday in the Chu Lai sector 52 miles south east of Da Nang without suffer ing a single casually This ap peared to be the biggest toll ever taken of the Red enemy by American ground forces on such patrols North of the border Commu nist gunners downed two U S Navy planes during a raid on a radar station about 70 miles from Hanoi A rescue pilot said there was no chance the five American crewmen could have survived Dispatches from the central highlands told of heavy govern ment losses in a Viet Cong at tack on IhD district town of Le Thanh and a triple ambush that followed in which the death of two Americans an officer and anenlisled man was re ported Tuesday More than 175 South Vietnam ese troops were killed or miss ing as a result of the overrun ning of Le Thanh and the re peated bushwhacking of govern ment forces on the road from Pleiku 25 miles to the northeast The two crashes raised the total of US dead in combat in Viet Nam to 403 since December 1961 The two planes were both from the 7th Fleet carrier Mid way They were lost in an at tack on a radar installation on the coast about 70 miles south of Hanoi An A4 Skyhawk with one pilot aboard plunged into the sea about a mile off the coast No parachute was observed A few minutes later a second plane a modified Al Skyraid er with four crewmen aboard was hit and crashed about half a mile inland a military spokesman said It had been di verted to the area to search for the plane downed at sea There was no report of results of the raid on the radar installa tion Home Edition VOL tos MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 2 WS Paper Consists ol Four One Associated Presi Full WlrM No 97 Ready for Gemini flight Will withhold 66 state tax DES MOINES Thousands of lowans will be paying their state income taxes through a withholding system in 1966 under a bill that was on the way to Gov Harold Hughes desk Wednesday They also will be paying under the old system the tax due on their 1965 incomes The measure a keystone of Democratic plans for financing their million annual budget was passed by the House in a night session Tuesday Democrats are counting on a windfall esti mated at about million for the next biennium to pay for the bulk of the capital improvements at the various state institutions The lawmakers have passed House OKs vocational school bill DES MOINES ap propriation of million to get started on construction of a statewide system of area voca tionaltechnical schools and jun ior colleges won House approval 1046 Wednesday The measure goes to the gov It was the heaviest loss of American air crews since the raids on North Viet Nam began in February In other strikes against North Viet Nam Wednesday Five Skyraiders from the Midway reported knocking down a span of a bridge about miles south of Vinh Four Skyhawks from the Mid way reported destroying two boxcars battering the approach to a concrete bridge and dam aging a wooden bridge 55 miles south of Thanh Hoa Four Thunderchiefs destroyed ft ferry landing and a barge and damaged three railroad cars at Vinh Kah In the ground war the Viet Cong inflicted heavy losses on government forces in a triple ambush after the guerrillas overran a district headquarters near Pleiku But US para troopers in another action Tues day night turned the tables on the Viet Cong and ambushed them killing four Troops of the 173rd Airbocne Brigade were airlifted to posi tions along the Dong Nai River of Saigon Viet Cong 40 miles northeast and waited for the They opened fire on the guerril las as they tried to infiltrate the US positions In central Viet Nams Qtiang Ngai Province scene of intense fighting and heavy casualties over the weekend reinforce ments were rushed to a district headquarters at Nghia Hahn to meet an attack by a strong Viet Cong force Earlier estimates that govern mcnt forces suffered more than ernor The House defeated 5747 an amendment by Rep William Scherle RHenderson to ear mark million of the appro priation for a vocationaltechni cal school in southwest Iowa As passed by the Senate Tues day the bill directs that area vocationaltechnical schools be built in not less than four areas of the state More could be built provided enough federal and local funds are forthcoming to supplement the stale appropria tion The legislature earlier enact ed a bill that would allow coun ties to join together in an area for trie purpose of establishing vocational technicals Schools The area could levy up to three fourths of a mill ofproperty tax for construction of the schools If bonds were issued they would have to be retired within five years because the measure provides that the levy for con struction could run no longer Rep Al Meacham DGrinnell said it is anticipated that about million will be made avail able by the federal government in the next two years for con struction and administration of the vocationaltechnical schools Scherle said in urging adop tion of his amendment that southwest Iowa has been left out bills calling for some million in expenditures for new buildings and major improvements in the next biennium Passage of the withholding bill which had the strong back ing of the governor was a ma jor step toward final adjourn ment of the legislatures longest regular session in history now in its 143rd day A resolution calling for final adjournment at 5 pm Wednes day has been passed by the ate but most observers doubted that the remaining must leg islation can be taken care of by that time Another windfall measure requiring some merchants to deposit sales tax monthly instead of collections quarterly 500 casualties Ngai fighting during Quang were lowered of the educational picture in Io wa for many years He said he feels that 19 counties in the 7th Congressional District which contain only one junior college are entitled to one of the first vocationaltechnical schools But Rep James Resnick D was in a conference committee to reconcile differences between House and Senate versions Legislators said they have been delayed in writing the last big appropriation pro vide money for state aid to it is determined how much of a windfall will be forthcoming from the sales tax measure Debate on the withholding bill lasted more than an hour al hough there were no amend ments offered The opposition was perfunctory because as Rep Maurice Baringcr ROcl wein said We know the skids are greased for this bill The bill would start withhold ng on wages paid after Jan 1 1966 It would require most em ployers to remit monthly TAXES Please Turn to Page 2 Voids second marriage of TV announcer OMAHA Judge Lawrence Krell ruled Wednes day that the marriage of John F Fritz and Nancy Johnson is void Johnson is a former Omaha ARTISTS CONCEPTION OF ASTRONAUT EDWARD H WHITE II APPROACHING BOOSTER AFTER FLOATING IN SPACE Go for fourday mission 10 am blastoff is scheduled CAPE KENNEDY Fla The man who will float alone in the heavens Thursday and his space buddy who will pilot him there started the last day before flight Thursday with good news and great expectations Launch time is 10 am Mason City time Command pilot James A Mc Divitt said Weve got a good spacecraft and it looks like were going to have a good mis sion Were ready We are McDivitt and fellow Air Force Maj Edward II White II the man who will step out of the Gemini 4 space craft and waltz in weightless ness on their second orbit of the earth There was the chance too that these two rookie American astronauts would get close enough to their booster rocket on their maneuvering early or bits to enable White to touch the booster during his weightless walk The space agency had said earlier that they might get as close as 20 feet to the booster But mission director Christo pher C Kraft said that there is nothing holy about 20 feet Would the mission last four Inside The Globe Wednesday when men listed as missing began returning The casualty count was still extremely fluid and accurate estimates were not available The Viet Cong were estimated to have suffered 600 killed wounded or captured during the weekend Plane crash injures two at Cresco men were in jured Tuesday night when their light plane crashed into a farm field about 16 miles west o here Hospitalized at Rochester Minn were Pat Murphy o Ricevillc arid Russell Lee o Lime Springs Authorities said Murphy was piloting the plane He apparent ly was taking Lee for a ride when the crash occurred off cers said Cause of the crash was no immediately determined Murphy 40 suffered a frac turc of the spine and other in juries and was in serious condi tion Wednesday Lee 21 also had a spine in Jury but was reported in satis factory condition Davenport said the determina tion of where the schools are to be built should be left up to the State Department of Public In struction Sen Eugene Hill DNcwton aid the State Department of lie Instruction also seeks 24 million a year for increased dministrative costs and to fi lance state aid promised to the chools This would bring the total talc expenditure for the new chool system to million in he next biennium The original legislation for the ocational schools and colleges nithorizcd establishing up to 20 wer the state Pakistani cyclone hits communications DACCA East Pakistan East Pakistani officials worked Wednesday to restore com munications knocked out by a new cyclone which struck Tues day in the same coastal area ravaged May 12 by 100 mslean hour winds and a giant tidal wave Tito sets talks with fellow Reds BELGRADE AP Presi dent Tito left Wednesday for talks with Communist leaders in Czechoslovakia and East Ger many which are expected to center on the rift between Mos cow and Peking television announcer who was identified early this year as the missing Lawrence Bader of Akron Ohio He said he remem bers nothing of his life as Bader and has been undergoing psy chiatric treatment aimed at re storing his memory Bader had a wife and four children in Ohio His attorney said that under Nebraska the Johnsons marriage law was therefore automatically void but recommended the annul ment proceedings to clear the record Johnson did not contest the action and was not in court Judge Krell awarded custody ol the couples two children to Nancy He ordered Johnson to pay a week toward the sup port of each child Johnson also has been paying support money to his Ohio fam iiy Photofax IN THE boys whose ages range from 5 to 12 were digging in a va cant lot at Bayard where they decided to build a clubhouse They hit something hard What was it Several jars filled with gold pieces and old and bills See story on Page 3 The Greening Tree by Librarian Ray Smith Reviewed on Page 6 Society news i78 Clear Lake news 1617 North Iowa news 20 Sports 2122 Comics 24 Propose elections OAS would supervise Dominican voting SANTO DOMINGO Domin can Republic AP The Do minican junta proposed Tues day night that elections super ised by the Organization of States be held as soon as possible in this divided Car bbean nation The junta said all demo cratic parties recognized by the Icntral Electoral Board should DC allowed to participate in the election This presumably would include the Dominican Revolu to federal agencies WASHINGTON AP The House has passed and sent to the Senate a appropri ation bill to finance the ac tivities of the State Justice and Commerce departments the federal courts and the US In formation Agency A rollcall vote of 322 to 6 Tuesday approved the mcasur which covers the fiscal yea starting July 1 TYCOON DIES SANTA MARIA Calif Capt George Allan Hancock 80 a business tycoon and philan ionary party of exiled exPresi lent Juan Bosch in whose name he rebellion was launched April 5 It was not clear however vhether the junta would allow 3osch to return from exile in Rico to be a candidate Ie won the presidency over whelmingly in a free election in 962 but military leaders over hrcw him the next year The junta president Gen An onio Imbert Barrera discussed he election proposal with US Ambassador William Tapley Bennett Jr and OAS Secretary General Jose A Mora before the announcement President Johnson told a news conference in Washington Tues day that US policy in the Do minican Republic aims at estab lishment of a broadly basec government that represents the people and does not include ex trcmists We have no desire to insis on our particular brand of mili ary solution or political solu ion Johnson said We think t is an interAmerican matter and we want to cooperate fully vith them the Following the Presidents an nouncement that 2000 more US Marines were being with drawn from Santo Domingo lelicoplers began flying them to US naval vessels offshore Their departure reduces the US contingent to 2100 Marines and 14200 paratroopers serving Mason City news 3031 Latest markets 30 Editorials 32 Classified pages culture thropist died Hancock born Monday night in San Francis co was an aviator musician and educator He had interests in banks real estate railroads ships oil and agri 7000 liquor cases are stolen from truck ST PAUL Minn AP A semitrailer truck with a cargi of more than 1000 cases of li quor has been stolen The shipment sent from Plainfield Iowa to a St Paul firm had been parked at a truck line terminal It was stol with troops 1500 in the LatinAmerican interAmerican peace force About 1700 other Marines anc 1700 paratroops had been pullec out previously The rebel chief Col Francisco Caamano Deno told newsmen Sunday the quick cr American forces left the sooner the Dominican c r i s i would be settled Rebel forces captured three US paratroopers Tuesday afte they strayed into the rebc stronghold in downtown Sant Domingo Caamano personally released them 3Vi hours later U a commission of the United Na tions and the OAS Caamano expressed hope hi troops would receive as gooi treatment if they are captured The paratroopers were ident fied as 2nd LI Alvin R Gelb o Scranton Pa and Pfcs Anto en sometime over the weekendjnio Hernandez of San Antonio The loss was discovered TueslTex and Dennis Eppers of Ke day Wis Lincoln on Fidels stamp MIAMI Fla W A new Cuban postage stamp bearing Abra ham Lincolns picture has been noted by exiles receiving mail from home The 13centavo stamp used for mail abroad carries this Lincoln quota t i o n in Spanish You can fool all the people some of the time some of the people all the time but not all the people all the time This was interpreted here as a jab by Fidel Castro at US interna tional policy North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy with occa sional showers and thunder storms over about 50 per cent of the area Wednesday night and Thursday Lows Wednes day night around 60 Highs Thursday in mid 70s Weather Details on 2 US RUBBER STRUCK NEW YORK w The United Rubber Workers of America AFLCIO representing some 23000 workers struck 19 US Rubber Co plants in 14 states Wednesday after failing to reach an agreement days as intended Kraft said that the decision would be made sometime after the first 24 hours of flight when the as tronauts had a chance to evalu ate their fuel supply for their maneuvering jets and experts looked at the decay of the orbit It was a demonstration of the flexibility of the flight plan There was no hurry about decision Kraft indicated partly because spaceflight officials wanted the astronauts to recov er from the spacewalk maneu ver The prospectfor their nearly 98hour 62orbit flight were put in glowing terms Tuesday by a mission review panel of experts We couldnt look better said Kraft These men are in as high a state of readiness as any crew I have ever seen said Dr Charles A Berry chief flight physician who has watched over the health of Mercury and Gem ini astronauts In general the launchday weather presents the best situa tion Ive ever seen said Ernie Amman of the US Weather Bureau There were some ocean swells in the Eastern Atlantic but these were expected to moder le by launch day Two ty hoons were not expected to azard recovery ships in tho acific Ocean Typhoon Babe orth of the Phillipincs and Ty ihoon Carla 300 miles southwest f Japan were being tracked Weather satellites Tiros 8 and 9 vere flashing back cloudcover pictures of twothirds of the lobe The first American astronaut Alan B Shepard now in charge training said In my consid ered opinion McDivitt and SVhite are trained and ready for tract on a new con Senate accepts permanent remap plan DES MOINES AP The Iowa Senate in its third vote on the issue accepted the House version of a permanent reappor tionmcnt plan Wednesday and completed first legislative ac tion on the proposed constitu tional amendment The vote was 3118 Voting for the measure were 30 Demo crats and Sen Tom Riley R Cedar Rapids The proposal must be ap proved unchanged at another legislative session and then by the voters in order to take ef fect The measure calls for distrib uting seats in both houses pure ly on the basis of the one man one vote principle ordered by federal courts It calls for a House of up to 100 members and a Senate up to half the size of the House The legislature would reap portion itself every 10 years The two houses could not agree on a provision allowing for consideration of some fac tors other than population in ap portionment of one chamber if this ever is allowed by federal courts or amendment of the US Constitution The Senate had voted previ ously to make other factors mandatory if this ever becomes possible The House version would make consideration of factors optional with the legislature rather than mandatory and the House version eventually was adopted Sen David Stanley RMusca line said he had heard rumors of a deal in a Democratic cau cus to accept the House version He called it a sellout and a ca pituation a complete reversal of the position the Senate took be fore Sen Max Reno DBonapartc said There was absolutely no arm twisting and no pressure in the caucus at all Sen John Walker RWilliams urged you senators from the rural districts in the majority party to live up to what your people expect of you and vole against the House version There was no speech in sup port of the principle of the House version although in ear lier debate it had been defended as the only fair method of dis tributing legislative seats Earlier the legislature enact ed a change in the present tem porary reapporlionment plan to give thickly populated areas more Senate representation It will raise the number of sena tors from 59 to 61 at the next regular session keeping the House at its present 124 mem bers he Gemini 4 mission The two astronauts have had 55 hours in the spacecraft 150 hours in Gemini mission simula ors 13 practice parachute runs 17 runs in the centrifuge seven rips to planetariums to study he stars and a number of SPACE Please Turn to Page 2 SAME OUch Traffta M   

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