Thursday, June 10, 1965

Mason City Globe Gazette

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 10, 1965, Mason City, Iowa With overwhelming approval by voters Wednesday plans are being pressed for a letting early next month on completion of the new Mason City High School Work to adapt the present high school to junior college use also approved by the will start next spring Financing of the projects as approved by the voters was A bond issued for high school completion ap ha icing proved 3355 to 1146 a 745per cent majority A bond issuer for remodeling the present high school approved 3407 to 1074 a 76 per cent majority 1V A proposal to use coming from an existing school house tax toward b o t h high school and junior college work approved by 3410 to 1049 a 765 per cent majority The two bond issues required 60 per cent majorities and the required only a simple majority The approval was even Stronger than that given February 1963 for the 000 bond issue which is mak ing possible the main high school construction now under way In that election the vote was 54i6 to 1892 for741 per cent majority approval The total vote of 4522 was extremely light It fell even be low the 4553 who voted in the May 25 election oncoun cilmanager government and represents less than a third of the number eligible to vote There are 15020 registered voters within the city limits and the school district includes a few voters outside the city Even in the precinct giving the lowest percentage of ap proval the three propositions osa carried That precinct No 8 in far southwest Mason City ap proved the proposal by a 656 per cent majority the Vote by precincts Page 19 proposal by a 649 per cent majority and the item by a 662 per cent ma jority In some other precincts more than 80 per cent majorities fa vored the financing measures Edgar S Gage School Board president said I think the result isa tribute to the citizens of Mason City who have demonstrated their inter est in the educational welfare of bur children by decisively ap proving these propositions While Gage expressed disap pointment over the low voter turnout he said that the per centage of approval was so great thatit appeared many more votes would not have af fected the outcome Gage asked that the School Boards thanks be extended to the citizens and the ivarious groups which helped explain the proposals to the public Gage said that the board in tends to move as quickly as possible on the high school com pletion project and in planning for the remodeling at the pres ent high school Warren Krafka school district business manager conferred with architects Thursday morn ing and said that an earlyJuly letting on most of the high school completion work appears possible The remaining work on SCHOOL turn to 2 Shot at moon is a failure Malfunction in Red ship MOSCOW AP the Soviet Unions Luna 6 unmanned moon spaceship suffered a malfunc tion during a corrective maneu ver and will miss the moon by 99000 miles Tass said Thurs day The Soviet news agency gave this report During a correction maneu ver on June 9 an engine was successfully launched turned But it was not possible H switch it off As a result the flights trajec tory deviated from the planned course Tass said signals weresent to the Spaceship 12 times on Tues day and Wednesday and that all systems were working nor mally The measurements made showed that the flight trajec tory lies within the calculated deviations Tass said Late Wednesday during the correctionmaneuver Tass said the Luna G systems performed nor in ally the orientation launching and activation of the engine a small rocket engine capable of correcting the space ships course But the command for switch ing off the engine was not com plied with and the stations tra jectory deviated planned course from the miles from earth at 8 am CDS Wednesday Purpose of the mission not announced Announcements on Luna 5 were the first time the Russians had called a shot in advance It failed to make a soft landing and crashed onto the moons surface A soft landing could produce better photographs of the moons surface than previous shots which relayed pictures un til impact on the moon It also could relay vital information for landing a man on the moon Leland man drowns in Rice Lake LAKE o u i s E A r m d t about 38 drowned Thursday morning in Rice Lake near here A resident of Leland he is a foreman dn the second shift at DeLuxe Products plant here lie was trying out a motor on a fishing boat and reportedly fell out of the boat as it made a sharp turn He was alone in the boat when the mishap occurred about am Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 10 1945 UOc a copy This Paper Consists of Three Sections Section Associated Press Full Wirei No 104 21 Yanks LBJ Taylor meef on war WASHINGTON UK President Johnson held an informal discussion of the increasingly bloody war in Viet Nam with Ambassador Maxwell D Taylor and top diplomatic and intelligence advisers Thursday The White House announcing this said Taylor would return tothe executive offices Friday for a ses sion with the National Security Council Press secretary George E Reedy said Johnson and his senior advisers met informally with Taylor to review the situation in South Viet Nam and also to dis cuss Ambassador discussions with various federal agencies since his return to Washington Taylor flew here fromSaigon early in the week Participants in the Cabinet Room meeting included Secre tary of State Dean Rusk Sec retary of Defense Robert S McNamara William F Raborn Jr director of the Central In telligence Agency Undcrsecre The satellite was believed to have been intended as the So viel Unions second attempt in a month to try a soft landing on the moon It would have reached the lunar surface Friday night Soviet officials had revealed little information on the shot The only official announcement tary of State George W Ball legislative session was of sincc the launching on Tuesday Deputy Secretary of Defense Cyflclally consigned to the history was that the station was 142915 rus R Vance Asst Secretary D0oks Thursday r L of Slale william P Bundy and House Speaker Vince Steffen JMcGcorge Bundy Johnsons DNew Hampton and Lt Gov Robert Fulton banged the final gavels simultaneously in House and Senate chambers at was sPccal assistant for national se curity affairs His body pm was recovered at Funeral arrangements are in complete at AndersonMittel Funeral Home here Rumor of LBJ illness hurt stock mart NEW YORK AP The New York Stock Exchange is looking into the origin of a rumor that made the stock market jittery The market went into a dive about midday Wednesday as unfounded reports circulated in Wall Street that President John son had suffered a heart attack Prices recovered somewhat when the rumor was put down as baseless Prices fell sharply again as the session wore on and trading accelerated A spokesman for the ex change said A rumor of this sort could arise anywhere and of course the exchange is par ticularly concerned when it af fects the market Consequently we are looking into it The market has been particu larly sensitive to outside in fluences since it began its slide from the alltime peak of the popular averages May 14 The Dow Jones average of 30 industrials Wednesday slumped 921 points to 87984 The Asso ciated Press 60stock average fell 32 to 3205 its low for the year Tulsa youth wins US spelling title WASHINGTON UP Michael Kcrpan Jr a 12yearold Boy Scout from Tulsa Okla won the 38th Nalionai Spelling Bee Thursday He battled toe to toe for 17 rounds with the other finalist among the 70 youngsters who began the contest for in prizes Wednesday She is Judy Marie Guarr also 12 a tiny brownhaired girl from Topeka Kan Both are seventh graders For Michael the victory means a first prize a weekend trip to New York City a visit to the New York Worlds Fair and an appearance on a nationally televised program the Ed Sullivan Show u i i ui auouionai state aid to snewers or fnunder msspelled it as Largetto in schoolSj a vocalional education southwest Friday the 17th round of competition program school reorganization Judy is in cash correctly spelling Larghctto A musical term after Judy had between the two finalists Under the contest rules Legislature officially shuts down DES MOINES Iowas pm ending the longest session in Iowa history The clocks in the legislative halls however pointed to five oclock That is because the leg islatures resolution ending the session set 5 pm last Friday as the closing minute The of ficial record of the session will show it ended at that time on its 145th day Only a handful of legislators were present to take care of the final details of closing out the session Neither was Gov Harold Hughes present to receive the committee sent to notify him of ficially that the legislature had completed its work He is on a sell Iowa trip to Europe Ten senators were on hand for the final gavel Also watching were a scattering of clerks anc lobbyists along with a few state officials As Fulton took the presiding chair Sen Howard Reppert D DCS Moines stood and with tongue in cheek asked for unanimous consent to bring up a bill legalizing parimutucl bet ling in Iowa Reppert was a chief support er for the bill which did not win approval during the session Fulton spent several minutes signing as the Senate president bills that were passed in the final stages of the session Later in a statement released to newsmen the Democratic lieutenant governor said the 1965 session marked the begin ning of a form of state govern ment which he said was com petcnt to deal with the chal lenges of the 20lh century Fulton said If the General The second place prize for Asscmblv had enacted no more i j thn than its education program il He cited a million pro gram of additional state aid to increased appropriations for state institutions of higher Michael was required to spell and a S500000 Allege scholarship program as hich another word correctly and did lights of educational legislation so with Eczema a skn ail also have kept prQm ises made by both political par The Tulsa youth a Boy Scout ties to increase the efficiency oi who collects coins and stamps government Fulton said add has a brother and two sisters ing that the legislature provid all younger than he His pared for governmental reorganize ents Mr and Mrs Michael Kcrtion the item veto annual ses pan Sr were in Washington for sions and legislative reappor the competition tionment MORE THAN 2000 WELCOME ASTRONAUTS LEAVE THE CARRIERWASI Editorials 4 Society news 101112 Sports 1516 Picture page 17 Mason City news 1819 Latest markets 18 Comics Clear Lake news 20 21 Classified pages 2223 North Iowa news 24 Grand jury indicts man DES MOINES fed eral grand jury here has in dicted William Joseph Mack 33 of Davenport on charges of cashing US Treasury checks mailed to four Davenport resi dents North iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy to occasional ly cloudy through Friday Lows Thursday night 5863 Scattered showers or thunder highs 7540 Weather on 2 SAME Spacemen back home Welcome home daddy We missed you HOUSTON Tex Astro nauts James McDivitt and Ed ward White stepped into the waiu vviuie sieppea imo me r arms of their wives and the Wmte rePlicd adoring proud eyes of their children Thursday home from the rigors and anxieties of four days in space It had been two weeks since the astronauts last saw their wives even longer since they had seen their children A shelving paper banner some four feet long across the front door of the White home proclaimed in childdrawn let ters Welcome Home Daddy We Vlissed You At cither side were two little drawings of a space capsule with a stick figure of an astro naut outside it White and McDivitt took their first step on solid ground and US soil shortly after 8 am CDT from the aircraft car rier Wasp their seahome for the past three days They saluted the ships flag as the Burns welcomed them on be half of the little people and White said I think that the comment you little people and the man on the street theyre the band played Around the World in 80 Days and Happy Birth day the last tune for Mc Divitt who celebrates his 36th birthday Thursday The two astronauts stepped down the redcarpeted gang plank to a waiting crowd of some 2000 gathered in the Flor ida sunshine Governor Burns presented the astronauts with a plaque and said welin fantastic beauty come back to terra firma Its good to be Satellite to remain mystery HOUSTON Tex AP The mystery satellite sighted on the Gemini 4 flight is likely to re main a officials cannot find the pictures astro naut James McDivitt took of the object Julian Scheer National Aero nautics and Space Administra tion public affairs officer said technicians have looked at ev ery frame of film taken by Mc Divitt and cant find the satel lite important ones and the ones I want to thank for making my flight possible Within half an hour the astro nauts were winging their way in an executive jet aircraft to Houston to be reunited with their families and to face a glaring Jsun a gentle noon and a ac on strange 20 minute walk by White in this strange company Wednesday night aboard ship McDivitt told the officers of some grim expectations have known a lot of big people and a lot of big times but the biggest day of my life was June 7 the day of splash down When we came down we didnt know what kind of shape we would be doc tors had told us a lot of horror stories about what to expect When we got down on the water safely I dont think there were two more pleased people than Ed and I McDivitt didnt say what he meant by horror stories Spacewalker White apparent ly near tears in an emotional farewell to the Wasp officers and crew said We have now been on the carrier a few days It seems like we know you far better than weshould know you in such a short time This familiarity is primarily due to the closeness we feel to the men and officers of the Wasp I thank you fromthe bot tom of my heart for being on the spot when our ship came thousand questions H y don wonders they saw about the A blucgrecnand white earth in Autographing a lifepreserver like rubber horsccollar in which the men rode up to a hovering helicopter at recovery one as tronaut wrote Thanks for the 100 SOUTH VIET NAM Photofax BATTLE AREA lo cates town of Dong Xoai South Viet Nam Bloodiest fight of Viet war 1500 Commies capture town SAIGON Viet Nam A curtain of machinegun ire cut down Vietnamese Thursday as they jumped from heli copters at Dong Xoai a dis trict capital overrun by 1 500 Viet Cong All the 21 Americans at a nearby spe cial forces camp were listed as dead missing or wound ed A US military spokesman said the Josses at Dong Xoai 60 miles north of Saigon were the heaviest suffered by the United States in a single engagement of the Vietnamese war The casualty reports varied Official reports said 1 of the Americans definitely was killed 6 and possibly 7 were missing and 13 wounded But at Phuoc Vinh an ad vance command post from which reinforcements were be ng dispatched by helicopter of ficers said all living Americans nine wounded had been jvacuated In Washington the State De partment said its latest figures were 7 Americans dead and 13 wounded First reports from the battla area said 14 Americans were killed and at least 13 wounded Some of the American casual ties were believed to be Navy at the special forces camp They were constructing an air strip This might account for discrepancies in the casual ty figures The special forces camp his been abandoned and survivors fled to a district compound Hard pressed government troops were holed up there as the battle raged on Thursday afternoon Vietnamese casualties were staggering and still mounting About 400 Vietnamese soldiers were at Dong Xoai when the attack began Wednesday They felt the brunt of a full regimental offensive by tha Communists A relief battalion of about 400 Vietnamese army men landed VIET NAM Please Torn to Page 2 SMOKE OF THE BATTLE Smoke pours from one of the buildings at Dong Xoai as a battle raged Thursday between Vietnamese troops and Viet Cong forces who overran the town and threat ened to wipe out a nearby special forces camp