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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 7, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                v Construction is under way on the main part of the new Mason City High School Voters will decide Wednesday whether to add items to building Story Page 15 Bomb N Viet points SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US and Vietnamese planes destroyed a military ra dio station in North Viet Nam Monday and hit a radar site a supply depot military barracks and three boats a military spokesman announced Pilots reported destroying 10 weapons positions around a ra dar site on Hon Nicu Island and destroying or damaging 19 buildings at the Chap Le army barracks complex five miles north of the border Eight US P105 jets hit the radio station and communica tions center and pilots reported both were destroyed the spokesman said The location was not given The pilots also reported they sank a vessel near Houte 1 and leTt two others sinking after the crews opened up on them with heavy automatic weapons The planes also hit the Vinh supply depot which has been a target before The pilots said heavy smoke blanketed the area and most of the 15 tons of bombs hit a warehouse complex of 11 buildings The spokesmen said the planes ran into intense antiair craft fire but all returned safe ly On the ground US Marines scored their biggest success of the Viet Nam war Saturday when they killed 80 Viet Cong and wounded 60 others with ar tillery fire But eight leather necks were lost Sunday in a hel icopter collision over the South China Sea A US military spokesman reported that Marine gunners The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Conviction of Estes tossed WASHINGTON M The Supreme Court Mon lay declared that the televising of criminal trials de nies to defendants their constitutional rightof due process of law The court ruled on an appeal by Billie Sol Estes he Texas promoter who said he did not get a fair trial in swindling charges because proceedings were con lucted under eyes of TV cameras Justice Tom C Clark delivered the courts main pinion which overturned W I I onviction of Estes in a No choice Must land in water Force posses 50000 mark SAIGON U S mil itary authorities disclosed Monday that the strength of American military personnel in South Viet Nam now has passed the 50000 mark They said as of June 3 the total fig ure was approximately 51000 Of that total a spokesman said about 21500 are U S Army 16500 U 5 Marine Corps 9500 U S Air Force and 3500 U S Navy on Saturday poured 63 rounds into a Viet Cong battalion spot ted nine miles southwest of the new Clui Lai airstrip The Marines were called in to clear the area at the request oi a Vietnamese district chief The Viet Cong wounded were taken prisoner by a government force The previous largest toll o the Viet Cong by American ground action was 20 killed by two Marine patrols in the Chu Lai sector last Wednesday The Marines did not suffer a single casualty in that action Two Marine collid cd shortly after taking off from the amphibious assault ship I wo Jim a on a routine mission of Chu Lai Each carried a crew o four Three bodies were recovered and a search was made for the others US guards shot and killec one Vietnamese and wounded another early Monday near an American enlisted mens bille in Saigon An American military spokes man said four Vietnamese men were seen in an alley approach ing the billet where 50 scnio noncommissioned officers ar quartered One of the twc guards shouted in Vietnamese for the four to halt The mer ran and the guards fired shot into the air The sentries pursued the fou and again shouted to the men t halt Five more shots into the ai were ignored the spokesman said and the guards openec fire SAME Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 7 1965 10c a Paper Consists of Two One Associated Press Full Lease Wires No 101 Space team lands safely By HAROLD R WILLIAMS AP Aerospace Writer HOUSTON Tex AP The light plan for space pilots ames A McDivitt and Edward I White II called for a watery anding for a simple reason US manned spacecraft lack he capability to come back to and Soviet spaceships make their andings on terra firm a and practically everybody in the flight business agrees hat this is much more desira jle than splashing down in the ocean Not muchis being done in this country about it Astronauts in all the scheduled US Gemini and Apollo flights will come down for wet landings The United States is devel oping a bargainbasement sys em consisting of a maneuvera ble parachute in combination with braking rockets that would fire when close to the ground to ease the spacecraft to a sof anding The system long a stepchild financially compared to some other space projects is the Brainchild of a few Mannec Spacecraft Center engineers who came up with the idea anc Ihen watched it used to perfec tion by the Russians Without any disastrous set backs the engineers led by project engineer Lee Norman equipped a dummy Gemini cap sule with rockets and proved thi feasibility of their idea Recent successful tests ove land have helped loosen thi NASA purse strings for a full scale development program The Manned Spacecraft Cen ter had pumped more than million into a landing system called a paraglider bcfor giving it up after the only tw manned flight attempts sen both pilots to the hospital Court raps law on Reds WASHINGTON AP Th Supreme Court ruled unconsti tutional Monday a federal making it a crime for a Com munist to serve as an official o a labor union Justice Earl Warren delivere the 54 decision Justice Byro R White wrote a disscntin opinion in which Justices Tom C Clrk John M Harlan an Potter Stewart joined The law a section of the 195 Labor Management Rcportin and Disclosure Act had bee held invalid by the US Circui Court in San Francisco The cir cult court said it violated right of freedom of association an due process of law rial in state court in Tyler Clarks opinion said that the hief function of pudicial ma hinery is to ascertain the ruth and the useof television lowever cannot be said to con ribute materially to this ob ective Rather Clark stated its use amounts to the injection of an irrelevant factor into court proceedings In addition experi ence teaches that there are nu merous situations in which it might cause actual unfairness omc so subtle as to defy detec ion by the accused or control iy the judge Clark went on in an 18page irinted opinion to explain what e thought were some of the ef ects of use of television in r i m i n a 1 trials and cited mong other things the impact I courtroom television on a de endant Its presence said Clark is a form of mental if not shysical harassment resem bling a police lineup or the hirddegree The inevitable closeups of his gestures and expressions during the ordeal of his trial might well transgress his per sonal sensibilities his dignity and his ability to concentrate on the proceedings before him sometimes the difference be tween life and death dispas sionately freely without the distraction of wide public surveillance The justice asserted that a defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court not in a stadium or in a city or nationwide arena The heightened public clamor re sulting from radio and televi sion coverage will inevitably re sult in prejudice Trial by tele vision is therefore foreign to our system Antibirth control law struck down WASHINGTON wD The Su pro me Court struck clown Mon day Connecticuts antibirth con trol legislation The court ruled on an appeal challenging Connecticut law oanning the use of contraccp lives and prohibiting the giving of advice about birth contro devices Justice William 0 Douglas delivered the 72 decision Justice Potter Stewart wrote a dissenting opinion in which Justice Hugo L Black joined Douglas opinion said the Con necticut case concerns the re lationship lying within the zone of privacy created by severa fundamental constitutional guar antces He went on And it concern a law which in forbidding thr use of contraceptives rathei than regulating their manufac lure or sale seeks to achieve its goals by means having maximum destructive impac upon that relationship RECOVERY TEAM Navy frogmen of the Gemini 4 re covery team ride the boiler plate replica of the capsule back to the aircraft carrier Wasp after attaching a cable from the car rier during a rehearsal last week They were scheduled to handle AP Photofax recovery of the Gemini 4 with astronauts James McDivitt and Edward White aboard when it splashed into the Atlantic south of Bermuda Sull van s new Rockford attorney assumes job July 7 BC SULLIVAN Taylor LBJ discuss war WASHINGTON AP US Ambassador Maxwell D Tay lor returned home for consul tations with President Johnson Monday and left open the possi bility of a greater combat role for US forces in Viet Nam He told newsmen upon arrival that he would not try to pre DES MOINES B C Sul livan 53 Rockford Monday was appointed judge of the 12lh Judicial District of Iowa by Gov Harold E Hughes Sullivan a lifelong North Iowa resident will assume the posi tion July 1 upon the ment of Judge T A Beardmorc Charles City Beardmore has been a district judge 32 years The announcement of Sul livans appointment came on the 31st anniversary of his ad mittance to the Iowa Bar Sul livan entered the Bar June 7 1934 after completing reading for the law at the office of Darwin Paulson at Osage Sullivan was born and reared on a farm cast of Osagc He was graduated from Osagc High School After entering the legal nrofession he served with the Towa State Tax Commission for hrec years In 1937 he opened a law of ice in Rockford Except for hrce years spent with the US in the South Pacific dur ng World War II Sullivan has maintained his practice in Rock ord While living in Rockford Sul livan has served as mayor city attorney vice president of the First State Bank been a trustee of the municipal light plant a member of the school board and diet the future But he said the US forces are going to do their duty and they will do as much as possi ble to stabilize the situation Taylor will sec Johnson later this week after discussions with Secretaryof State Dean Rusk Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara and presidentia adviser McGcorge Bundy on the board of the Floyd Coun ty Memorial Hospital He is former district commando of the American Legion an vicecommander of the Iowa De partment of the American Legion The Sullivans have two chil dren Donald attending Mason City Junior College and Ann a recent graduate of Rockford High School The family will con tinue to Jive in Rockford Jack Frye Charles City at 4 lorney was the other nomina tion for the position Upon hearing of his appoint ment Monday Sullivan said I approach the situation with a great deal of humility because of the fine job Judge Beardmorc has done in 32 years on the bench In another appointment in volving a North lowan Monday he Governor appointed Joseph C Kccfc 38 Decorah judge for the 13th Judicial District Keefe a 1052 graduate of the University of Iowa Law School will succeed Judge W H Antes West Union who will retire July I C J Anderson C csco ivas he other nomination for the iudgeship Electrical unions reported at odds LOS ANGELES AP An attempt to take new members from the ranks of the rival Unit cd Electrical Workers Union has been announced by the new ly elected president of the Inter national Union of Elcctrica Workers Paul Jennings 46 who as sumcd command of the IUE las April 7 after a bitter election dispute with longtime Prcsiden James B Carey declared We have no plans for a merger wit Walter Reulhers United Aut Workers or with the UE I On the inside Clear Lake news Society news 8 Sports 111 Newman graduates 1 Mason City news 141521 Latest markets 1 Comics Classified pages 202 North news GEMINI PARACHUTE LANDING SEQUENCE 50000 nvii HIGH DROGUE CHUTi DEflOYED OPEN CAM VENT VALVE PILOT PAlACMUTI DEPLOY 50 SECTION SEPARATION MAIN CHUTE DEPLOYMENT TWOPOINT SUSPENSION CAIIN WATEX SEAL CLOSED TOUCHDOWN JETTISON CHUTE AP HOW GEMINI 4 LANDED This drawing illustrates how the Gemini 4 spacecraft was para chuted into the Atlantic Ocean after it reentered the earths atmosphere Pat and Pat speechless thrilled after splashdown HOUSTON Tex AP thrilled to death I couldnt be happier for both of them This was the first reaction Monday from Mrs Pat White when she heard the Gemini 4 spacecraft carrying her hus band Ed was floating safely in the Atlantic Ocean I arn speechless laughed Mrs Pat McDivitt Her hus band Jim was command pilot on the flight Both women with their chil dren had followed the final min utes of the recordbreaking four day space flight by watching television at their homes neai the space center Mrs White had begun her day jy washing a few clothes Mrs McDivvit attended early Mass Four days of nervous strain were nearing the end Ever since the astronauts were launched from Cape Ken nedy last Thursday the wives faced the world with calm and confidence They chatted light heartedly with their men ad monishing them to drink water and be Mrs Mcbiv ilt even enjoyed a fling at water skiing But the secret worries and fears surely were there even though carefully disguised White McDivitt on Wasp Are weary and bearded HOUSTON Tex tronauts James A McDiv itt and Edward H White II ilunged back to earth from heir fourday space flight Monday and at pm Mason City time were safe y aboard the TJSS Wasp recovery ship Mission Control Center re ceived word from the Waspthat the astronauts were in great spirits and they looked great except that they definitely need a shave They splashed down into Atlantic Ocean at pm right on time and just a shade off target despite Joss of a spacecraft computer used for precision landing Their point of impact was 390 miles east of Cape Kennedy and about 40 miles short of the pre viously calculated landing area Back in Houston the astro nauts wives who have come to be celebrities in their own right after their touching conversa tions with their globecircling husbands were jubilant Its all over said Mrs Me Divitt Im thrilled to death said Mrs White I couldnt be hap pier for both of them Aboard the Wasp the crew had a red carpet rolled out and waiting for the newest space heroes even as the helicopter approached As they stepped outside first McDivitt then White the throngs of sailors gathered on the huge flight deck greeted them with wild ap plause A band struck up stirring martial music and Rear Adm William McCormick Wasp com mander greeted the smiling Air Force majors with a handshake Then they were escorted to the ships sick bay for the beginning of extensive medical examina tions Late in the flight which in cluded Whites dramatic spaca walk McDivitt had asked for a quick recovery and thats precisely what he got A helicopter from the Wasp piloted by Cmdr Clarence O Fiske had the Gemini 4 capsule in sight virtually as soon as it touched down and swimmers were quickly alongside attach ing a flotation collar and a raft The astronauts bobbed around for a moment to take final bloodpressure readings then climbed into the raft and were hoisted one at a time into the helicopter just 30 minutes after splashdown Three other copters hovered nearby As the swimmers were being lowered McDivitt cried Hooray Hooray GEMINI Turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and warmtr Monday night lows in upper Ms Tuesday considerable cloudiness and slightly warm er with showers and storms affecting 30 to 50 cent of the area 10 Weather Details J k   

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