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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 14, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                To face The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors issues WASHINGTON AP After more than six months of fairly smooth sailing Congress is heading into shoalinfested waters that may wreck its plans to adjourn by Labor Day Voting rights union shops foreign aid health care for the elderly minimum wages clos ing of some military bases leg islative reapportionment excise taxes the antipoverty program and pay raises for military and civilian personnel are among the snags that lie ahead Not even one of the dozen an nual appropriation bills to fi nance the government for the fiscal year starting July 1 has been sent to the President al though most of them have cleared the House Although publicly voicing conf fidence that all the necessary legislation can be disposed of by Labor Day some congressional leaders already are considering a summer recess followed by a fall session Such a recess is a distinct possibility for the House which is legislatively in better shape than the Senate Two of the major pending bills are on the Senate calendar this week They are the foreign aid authorization bill and a measure which would cut or repeal emergency excise tax rates Both have passed the House but Senate changes will require further House action Only one major bill is on the House schedule this week It calls for creation of a Cabinet level department of housing and urban development The voting rights bill passed by the Senate after a curtailed filibuster has been approved with major changes by the House Judiciary Committee It probably will be held up several more weeks in the House Rules Committee and is not expected to reach the floor before next month The threat of another filibuster confronts it when it goes back to the Senate A bill to prohibit state laws against union shops has been approved by the House Labor Committee but has not yet been considered by the Senate It is being held up in the House pending action on separate leg islation to protect Negroes job rights The whole subject may be dropped until next year The health care bill passed by the House more than two months ago is bogged down in the Senate Finance Committee The administrations bill broaden application of the mini mumwage law is in the hearing stage in the House Labor Com mittee A package measure embody ing President Johnsons anti poverty program is gathering dust in the House Rules Com mittee along with a general housing bill that may be sent to the House floor later this week Pay raises for military and civilian personnel are in the hearing stage in the House Armed Services and Civil Serv ice committees Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 14 IMS UOc a Paper of Two Full LMM Wiru No 107 Weekend crash toll Chicago greets space CHICAGO James McDivitt a n d Edward White II the Gemini 4 astronauts came to Chicago Monday and were greeted by a tumultuous welcome McDivitt a native of Chicago said he felt very humble and added We were just doing our jobs The wives of the nauts were handed large bouquets of red roses when they left the plane in which the party flew from Hous ton Vice President Hubert H Humphrey making the official welcome talk at OHare Interna tional Airport said No one is more deserving of plaudits than these two great tronauts yes but Americans first They were whisked to the downtown lake front in open white cars Waves of cheers from crowds five deep rolled along with them When I was a kid in Chica go said McDivitt I never dreamed of a day like this the last few days make me feel very humble We were just doing our jobs White responding to greetings at the airport said We are very greatly honored to have the day with you We are accept ing it for the industry that cre ated the space craft and the booster There was no sign of a threat ened demonstration by civil rights protesters as the official Schedule for Band Festival 27th Annual North Iowa Band Festival Time Schedule Tuesday June 15 1965 am Concert by the Mason City AllCity Elementary Band in front of KGLOTV Studios 10 am Parade of bands queens and floats pm Bandmas ters luncheon at Hotel Hanford Luncheon for the queens in the Sky Room of the hotel pm Pro gram in Central Park pm Introduction of queens in Central Park pm Grand entry of bands and queens for avening show Roosevelt Stadium Lincoln man wins open chess tourney DES MOINES Moore of Lincoln Neb won the Des Moines Open Chess Tourna ment Sunday with a score of 4ViVi Les Hamm of Marshall town took the middle class divi sion with a 50 score North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Tues day Lows Monday night in 50s High Tuesday in mid upper 70s Weathtr on 1 No promotions despite order WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson announced onthe spot promotions in Houston Tex Friday for astronauts Ed ward H White II and James A McDivitt but as far as the Air Force is concerned officially they are still majors The formalities of nomination by the President and confirma tion by the Senate remain to be carried out The Pentagon expects that to be done in time to make their promotions to lieutenant colonel effective July 15 parade began on a section of Michigan Avenue north of the Chicago River The vice president his wife and their two sons flew in from Washington before the plane carrying the Gemini 4 crew ar rived Crowds Invitation is declined by Shastri OTTAWA AP Prime Min ister Lai Bahadur Shastri of In dia said Monday that President Johnson has invited him to go to Washington in the fall but that it will not be possible for him to accept He told a news conference he could not go to Washington then because the Indian Parliament will be in session Johnson canceled a visit by Shastri to Washington this month on the grounds that he would be busy with Congress and the Viet Nam situation The Indian leader said the at titudes of the countries involved in the Viet Nam conflict have greatly stiffened in the last month or so There would be a better cli mate for some kind of negotia tions if the US bombings of North Viet Nam stopped he said It is essential that hostilities come to an end so that an in ternational conference along the lines of the 1954 Geneva meet Four killed in Dubuque crash BY THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Twofatalities Sunday pushed Iowas accident toll to 12 in the weekend period that began at 6 pm Fri day Joseph J Vanaga 61 of Indianola was killed when his car hit a bridge just south of Des Moines Lee Pumphrey 23 of 11 Fort Madison perished GOP will focus on Midwest WASHINGTON AP Re publicans plan to focus on the Midwest and West next year in a campaign they believe will recoup their 1964 losses in the House and give them three o more additional Senate seats President Johnsons failure thus far to come up with a sat when a car went off the road near West Point The worst crash of the bloody weekend was a twocar collision near Dubuque that took four lives Saturday The victims were the Rev Abbo Abben 72 and his wife both of Deer Park NY and their teenage grand sons John G and David Abben both of Sycamore 111 Other weekend victims were Highway Patrol Sgt Marvin Vander Linden 52 of Des Moines and Vernon Lee Nelson of near Polk City killed in tha collision of their cars Friday night 15 miles north of Des TICKER TAPE SHOWERS Streamers of ticker tape rain down on astronauts Edward White and James McDivitt during a pa rade on LaSalle Street Chicagos financial district PhotoEax Vice President Hubert Humphrey is seated be tween the Gemini Four team for thewelcome they received isfactory farm program has given the GOP hope that it not only can hang on to the seats it now holds in Midwestern and Western states but can make significant gains there Sen Thruston B Morton of Kentucky head of the Republi can Senatorial Campaign Com mittee said in an interview thai while he is not discounting party chances in any part of the coun gathered along the expressway route to the city and on La Salle Street near City Hall hours before the astro nauts cars were expected to pass Flags and pennants festooned downtown streets on the parade route After a special meeting of the City Council to confer honorary Chicago citizenship on McDivitt White and two officials of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Dr George E Mueller associate director and Charles W Matthews Gemini project manager there was a meeting set with school chil dren About 6500 pupils were to put McDivitt and White through a questionandanswer period in McCormick Place ing on Indochina could be held Shastri said The Indian leader added how ever that it is just possible something will come out of dis cussions in the next few days and weeks which will bring North Viet Nam to the confer ence table He apparently was referring to the commonwealth prime ministers conference opening Thursday in London and the Af ricanAsian meeting starting in Algiers June 29 Shastri said that eventually US troops will have to be with drawn from Viet Nam The American decision to allow US troops to be thrown into the war will further complicate matters he claimed The Indian leader said there did not seem much chance at present that Red China would intervene directly in Viet Nam though it held very strong views Shastri said he had no plans whatever for a private meeting in Algiers with Chinese Premier Chou Enlai Brace for trouble New fighting expected in Dong Xoai area Moines Timothy Donahue 5 son of Mr and Mrs Edward Donahue South Holland 111 killed when a car hit a bridge Saturday near iake View Kano Johnson 52 of near Ap lington victim of a twocar col lision near Cedar Falls Friday Michael Pingel Des Moines who died Friday night of inju ries suffered when his bicycle SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Vietnamese rangers Opponents of Korean president form party Presi SEOUL Korea dent Chung Hee Parks politic a opponents formed a new partj Monday called the Minjuni Masses party and vowed to figh Parks plan to normalize diplo matic relations with Japan soon The inaugural convention merging the two main oppos tion groups was attended by 97 unleashed a new attack on th delegates combing a rubber plantation just north of the shattered town of Dong Xoai found the bodies of about 100 government troops Monday the remains of the 7th Airborne Battalion a US mili ary spokesman announced Dong Xoai was reported quiet ut braced for more trouble rom the Viet Cong As the rangers moved through he Frenchowned Michelin rub jer plantation a few miles north if Dong Xoai they found an as ortment of grim relics left be lind by the Viet Cong among hem the wreckage of a US rny helicopter and a US Army mans identification tag US authorities announced at the request of the Vietnam ese government elements of the 173rd US Airborne Brigade lave moved to Phuoc Vinh to protect the airfield and aircraft here Phuoc Vinh is the main air ield for the Dong Xoai area The US paratroopers had been expected to move from there nto the Dong Xoai conflict but the Vietnamese commanders were reluctant to ask for them The Viet Cong mounted a number of and ambush bombers escorted by 30 other jets attacked the Ban Xom Lorn barracks 70 miles southwest of Hanoi Five buildings were re ported destroyed and 10 heavily damaged Fortytwo planes hit three areas of the Ba Bon army bar racks 60 miles north of the de militarized zone US spokes men said Heavy air strikes also contin ued inside South Viet Nam against suspected Viet Cong tar es in various parts of Viet Nam Monday all the way from the 17th Parrallel to the southern tip of the nation Ninety American and Viet namese planes hammered tar gets in North Viet Nam in a se ries of separate raids Twenty US Air Force jet Form war government SAIGON Viet Nam ffl South Viet Nams generals formed a 10member commit tee Monday to give the country a war government It pledged it would not become a dictatorship Maj Gen Nguyen Van Thieu defense minister in the government of Premier Phan Huy Quat who resigned Fri day was named chairman of the ruling military commit tee He made a radio broadcast to the people of Viet Nam in which he said power will be returned to an elected civilian government as soon as the war is won and corrupt elements are banished AS THE RIVER ROSE Cit izens of Kelheim Germany use a boat to get around the streets of the town Sunday after the waters of the Danube river flooded the area Owner of at left was not able to get his vehicle to higher ground before the flood came gets US Navy and Marine Corps planes were to have flown 118 sorties Sunday Pilots claimed heavy damage to tar gets and suspected troop con centrations Six Americans were killed over the weekend but none ap peared to have died as the re sult of enemy action Four US Army helicopter crewmen were killed Saturday night when their craft crashed 30 miles east of Saigon during a storm An explosion aboard a truck at Chu Lai beachhead Sunday killed two US Marines and in jured 19 others The men had been swimming and a spokes man said a grenade fell from one mans belt exploded in the bottom of the truck and set off a fivegallon can ofgasoline The American paratroopers were rushed to the airfield at Phuoc Vinh after the Viet Cong ambushed a Vietnamese para troop battalion Saturday night The airfield 40 miles north of Saigon is the main supply point for the Phuoc BinhThanh spe cial military zone The Vietnamese battalion was attacked as it movedrdnto Thuan Loi village 4 miles north of Dong Xoai The Viet Cong struck from the north and west sealing off the government par atroopers from the rear Reports fromthe area said 250 of the battalions 400 men were killed wounded or cap tured This brought the number of Vietnamese dead or missing in the fighting around Dong Xoai since Thursday to about 600 Eighteen Americans were listed as dead or missing Vietnamese government fore es claimed they killed 300 Viet Cong in the fighting Thursday for Dong Xoai and that US air strikes killed another 400 The figures were not confirmed by US military sources A relief force entered Thuan Loi Sunday and found the town empty Both Viet Cong and gov ernment dead had been hauled away and there were no civil ians A US helicopter made a mid night flight through enemy fire and rain to fly three US advis ers out of Thuan Loi during the fighting Lt Gen William C West moreland commander of US forces in Viet Nam visited Dong Xoai Sunday and con ferred with Vietnamese Brig Gen Cao Van Vien South Viet Nams military high command created a com AP Photofax NAZI OFFICE The head of the American Nazi Party in Iowa said Sat urday the organization aims to set up permanent quarters in Davenport This is John Bishop Nazi leader who is an electronics repairman in Davenport Bishop joined the Nazis about two years ago and is now state director See story on Page Editorials Clear Lake news 5 Society news 789 Sports 1112 Mason City news 1415 Latest markets 14 Comics 16 Classified pages 1819 North Iowa news try he believes they are bright est in the Midwest and West As matters stand I think we are going to get back most of the House seats we lost lasl years he said In local elec tions in such states as Iowa for example our candidates have been getting their traditional majorities even in areas we lost in 1964 I think the administrations failure to come up with any workable farm program is going to help us in states where that is a factor This was in line with an asser tion of Sen Karl E Mundt R SD who expectsto be a candi date for reelection that the farmer is the forgotten man of the Johnson administration He said Sunday on Metromedias televised Opinion in the Capi tal that Johnson is directing all of his programs toward the met ropolitan areas Perhaps that is because with the Electoral College if you get the city votes you dont need any of the rest of them he said Perhaps it is because of purely humanitarian reasons I dont know what the reason but it means all the goodies are being handed out to the people in the metropolitan areas and Mr farmer continues to pay through the nose Outnumbered 68 to 32 by the Democrats in the Senate Re publicans have little hope of nit a city bus Wednesday Mrs Gertrude Larkin 64 of East Dubuque 111 who died Friday after being hit by a car in Dubuque Friday Mrs Anna Rupe 68 of Bloom field died Saturday of injuriei suffered in a collision near Co lumbia Mo 20 changing that figure materially mittee to fill the power vacuum left by the resignation of the civilian government of Premier Phan Huy Quat a highly in formed source reported Monday It appeared that the commit tee would be headed by Maj Gen Nguyen Van Thieu Quats defense minister The source said the committee will be fairly large with about 20 members Runnels boy dies in crash RUNNELLS AP A Run nels youth was killed Monday when his car went under the trailer of a gasoline transport truck at an intersection near here authorities said Officials said the victim Stev en John Clark 17 was decap itated in the accident at the in tersection of Highways 316 and 163 The truck driver Everett Roozeboom of Oskaloosa was not injured Algona woman is fatality ALGONA A farmers was killed Monday while driv ing to Algona to pick up two of her children who were at tending Bible school A third child who was with her in the car escaped injury Dead was Mrs Leonora June Black 36 Deputy Sheriff Larry Hudson said Mrs Black apparently lost control of the car on a Kossuth County blacktop road two miles east of here The car went into a ditch and she was thrown out Mrs Blacks 7monthold daughter Carolyn was not hurt The mother was on her way to Algona to pick up Louise 8 and James 5 who were attending Bible school at the First Methodist Church Mrs Black is also survived by her husband Hugha recent winner of the Wallaces Farmer Master Farmer Award Six die in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS traffic accidents claimed six lives over the weekend raising the states 1965 traffic toll to 258 or 78 under the total a year ago The latest victims were Steven Watts 16 and his sister San dra 15 of Rochester Their car was hit by another vehicle as they backed from a driveway into a county road Sunday night MORE ABOMBS TOKYO AP Communist Chinese party chief Mao Tze tung told an Indonesian official that Peking is preparing for its third and fourth nuclear tests the Japanese news agency Kyo do said Monday Photofax BRIDEGROOM BALLANDCHAIN Kenyon 22 and bride the former Carol R Nelson 22 hold the 16pound iron ball his buddies playfully chained to his leg just after the couples marriage at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Los An geles Saturday Kenyon cut it off with a hacksaw SAM DATI1H4W   

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