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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 24, 1965, Mason City, Iowa care plan The newspaper that makes air North lowans neighbors Bill goes to Senate floor WASHINGTON AP The Senate Finance Committee ap proved Thursday the bill estab lishing a broad health care pro gram for persons over 65 and raising Social pay ments for 20 million Americans The 125 vote sent the lion bill to the Senate floor for expected passage in July It the first time com mittee had been willing to ap prove a health care for the aged program tied into the So cial Security system Last year it rejected such a move 116 The committee made numer ous changes in the bill passed April 8 by the House and strong ly endorsed by President John son But it retained the major framework including these two new programs designed to take care of most of the medical and hospital costs of the 19 mil lion persons 65 and over A basic plan financed under Social Security covering hospi talization posthospital nursing home care outpatient hospital diagnostic services and post hospital home health visits A voluntary supplemental insurance plan covering doc tors fees for services at home at the office or in ahospital as well as some additional servic es The committee action came as the House of Delegates of the American Medical Associa tion approached a showdown on whether to urge fellow physi cians to boycott Medicare or to delay a decision Pending in the New York meet ing were proposals asking in one way or another that doctors not participate in government health plans A compromise awaiting ac tion would postpone the deci sion until after the congression al fate of the program is decid ed In addition to the health care provisions the bill approved by the Senate committee would make numerous changes in the present Social Security system Most important is a 7 per cent increase in retirement disabili ty and survivor benefits retroac tive to Jan 1 this year Thd maximum retirement pay ment for a person going on the rolls now would be boosted to a month compared with the present The minimum would go up from to Increases in tuition expected IOWA CITY State Board of Regents expected to find before it Thursday re quests for tuition increases at Iowas three collegiate institu Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 24 1965 UOc a Piper Consists of Two Associated Preu Foil Lease Wires No Viet breaks French north of Hanoi Line Contact 2 MIGs SAIGON Viet Nam AP US jet bombers struck north of the Hanoi line again Thursday to blast a North Vietnamese ammunition depot and army barracks and had brief visual contact with two Communist M1G17 fightes a spokesman said The MIGs peeled away the spokesman said and no hits or kills were made Fortysix planes were involved in each the previously struck Son La barracks and the Ban Nuoc Chieu ammunition de pot west northwest of and all returned safelyhe said Accompanying the aerial campaign were the adoption of a more stringent war posture by South Viet Nams new mili tary government and a thrust in force by US paratroopers into the D zone jungle 25 miles north of Saigon to follow up the B52 bombing of that Viet Cong hideout June 18 Brig Gen Nguyen Cap Kys regime proclaimed a state of war and charging that France is aiding its enemies broke dip lomatic relations with Paris Spokesmen said the Son La installations were moderately damaged with 45 tons of bombs and rockets loosed in poor weather and bad visibility Ground fire was described as light Twelve US Air Force jet Thunderchiefs and eight Phan toms made up he primary force for the strike at the Ban Nuoc Chieu depot 80 miles westnorthwest of Hanoi which was first struck Tuesday Ac companying them were 26 es cort planes After the raid Thursday pilots reported 22 buildings destroyed and seven others damaged by 45 tons of 750pound bombs and rockets the spokesmen said The strike lasted about 40 minutes The spokesmen said no an tiaircraft fire was reported and no enemy planes were sighted AIL the American planes re turned safely they said The weather was clear during thp strike the spokesmen add ed Military officials announced that a U S Air Force B57 Can berra bomber was lost Tuesday on another strike over North Viet Nam They said the plane went down about 25 miles southwest of Vinh and that the two men aboard were missing In other raids on North Viet Nam Thursday eight A4 Sky hawks from the carrier Midway attacked the Vinh Son supply de pot about 150 miles south of Ha noi spokesmen said but dam age assessment was undeter mined U S Navy and Air Force planes made four other strikes over a 65mile area in North Viet Nam U S spokesmen said The pilots reported moder ate to heavy damage to bridges barges roads and ferry installa tions Pope claims War could end world VATICAN CITY ffl Pope Paul VI said Thurs day that the menace ofwar was becoming more serious and he warned world leaders that a new conflict with the terrible instruments of modern science could mean the end of civilization In a broadranging speech the Koman Catholic pontiff also announced that he wanted his birthcontrol study commission to continue its work to a conclusion He said he would not tions mostly students for outofstate The boards policy committee received an informal briefing when it conferred Wednesday with Dr Howard Bowen presi dent of the University of Iowa He suggested that the Regents also should consider tuition changes for Iowa State Univer sity at Ames and State College of Iowa at Cedar Falls whose officials were ready to present their views Dr Bowen said tuition for outofstate students at the Iowa City school were below the aver age of Big Ten institutions and indicated that a boost of about a year would be advisable That would be in addition to minor adjustments in fees for all students One suggested change at Iowa was to charge all applicants a fee which would not be refunded if the applicant was denied admis sion Red troops deployed at Elbe short its work an appar ent reference to a reported deadlock in the commission oyer the new contraceptive pills spoke at an audi ence he granted 29 cardinals who called on him to congratu late him on his name day Before his election to the papa cy he was Giovanni Battista John Baptist Montini Pope Paul specifically men tioned Viet Nam Santo Domin go the Congo and Algiers as the world trouble spots He said he had made repeat ed peace appeals in recent months and that nothing has happened that is irreparable But the menace is not at all re moved He added Peace is still in danger It is necessary to stop we want to say to responsible men while there is still time It was on the same occasion a year ago that Pope Paul first announced his birth control study He recalled today that he had promised to speak more fully and authoritatively at the conclusion of the commissions study He said We hope in a short time to be able to express some of our word support ed by the light of human sci The House xlicy group bridge ence BERLIN AP Soviet and East German troops have de ployed on both sides of the Elbe River bridge on the Berlin Su perhighway but there has been no interference with traffic Al lied military sources said Thurs day The troops were reported de ployed in foxholes dug along the road on both bridge approaches We have not yet been able to draw any conclusions on the pur pose of this exercise but we are watching it source said carefully one About 100 troops were seen at the bridge when the deployment began Wednesday night military sources said The Soviets uycd repairs to the bridge as an excuse to close the 110mile superhighway linking West Berlin with West Germany in the 1948 Berlin blockade A source acquainted with the commissions work said Sunday the commission was more divid ed than ever concerning use of contraceptive pills Halfdollar coin bill is turned back WASHINGTON Sen ate turned back 6032 Thursday a proposal to eliminate all sil ver in new halfdollars It was the first vote on efforts to change a pending administra tion bill which would eliminate ail silver in dimes and quarters but retain a 40 per cent silver content in halfdollars Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said he hoped the bill would be passed by Thursday night As submitted by President Johnson and approved in the Senate Banking Committee the measure would eliminate al silver in dimes and quarters bu retain a 40 per cent content in half dollars All three now have 90 per cent silver Sen John 0 Pastore DRI whose stale uses silver for in dustrial purposes proposed to revise the legislation to elimi nate all silver in the half dollar as well Both sides said they expected the result to be close Western senators from silver producing states not only were fighting Pastors proposal bu said they would offer an amend ment of their own to keep 40 per cent silver in dimes and quar ters Medicare boycott is rejected NEW YORK AP The American Medical Association urned aside Thursday move to urge doctors to boycott the proposed federal Medicare But if warned it would not co operate in any health program that interferes with a doctors udgment and skill of of the cepted and approved a resolu tion by one of its top legislativi committees that states That when the fate of the pending Medicare legislation is determined this house will re view in special session if nee essary the effect of the law and ake whatever action is deeme necessary It also accepted some amend ments from the floor that real firmed previous AMA stands in eluding That the medical profession will render best possible medi call care according to thesys em it believes is in the publii interest and thatit will not b willing party to implementin any system which it believes t be detrimental to the publi welfare The AMAs delegates turne back nine resolutions fronreigh states and one individual docto that would have urged nonpar ticipation in the proposed Med care plan to provide healt care for the aged through Socia Security But at the same one of several from the restated its objec tion to accepting any progran funded by Social Security taxes Meanwhile in Washington the Senate Finance Committe by a 125 vote cleared away th last apparent hurdle in Con gross for the Medicare bil which is now expected to pas the Senate in July It alread has passed the House of Repre sentatives Pass bill on bomb jokes WASHINGTON Wl The Sen ate passed and sent to Presiden Johnson Thursday a bill to re duce the penalty against pranl sters and jokers who falsely re port the presence of bombs i airplanes and other public con veyances The measure provides for il action with a maximum pen alty of in place of th present law making such o fcnses a misdemeanor subje to fines up to or a year imprisonment or both Willful offenses still would subject to a fine or fiv years imprisonment or both WAR ORPHAN Wounded Vietnamese child limping along at left in Dong Xoai after Viet Cong killed her father in fierce battling earlier this month is shown at right AP Photofav recovering in a Saigon hospital The youngster was identified in the hospital as Giang Thi Yen after her plight brought many offerings of aid These pictures were taken by AP photographer Horst Photofax CHOOSES JAIL Bud Axline who operates an auto junkyard at Independ ence chose to go to jail for 15 days rather than p a y a fine in connection with the operation of the junkyard Ax lines uncle Cecil Axline who operates a separate junkyard paid a fine They were ac cused in Municipal Court of violation of a new city ordi nance designed to make junk yards more presentable if not beautiful North Weather outlook Fair Thursday night lews 5540 Increasing cloudiness Friday with scattered after noon and thunder storms warmer and more hu mid with increasing southerly winds highs 7SM Weather on 2 U N wanted in Viet Congressional debate on war issues WASHINGTON AP The Senate heard appeals Thursday ror peaceseeking intervention jy the United Nations in Viet Nam and for fullscale congres sional debate on whether the United States should fight a Ko reatype war there Sen Frank Church DIdaho who has criticized the Johnson administrations Asian policies n the past said in a prepared Senate speech that the United States should solicit UN serv ices in a search for peace I would propose Church said that we abandon our uni lateral posture in Viet Nam by soliciting the services of the United Nations in the search for a peaceful settlement Further he said this country should affirm our willingness to deal with the Viet Cong as part of any delegation Hanoi may send to the conference ta ble and should advocate gen uine selfdetermination for the people of South Viet Nam abiding by the outcome of an election on this question Sen Jacob J Javits RNY called in a separate speech for debate on how far the Unitec States ought to go in supplying combat troops to fight agains the Communists The real question is nol whether we are willing to senc another 21000 troops to Viei Nam to help the South Vietnam cse during this summers mon soon rains Javits said It is 1 whether we are prepared to send some hundreds of thou sands of our troops into combat as we did in Korea if necessary for it may become necessary It is whether we are ready to ace the American casualties of a long drawnout land struggle for we may have to It is whether we are prepared to risk confrontation with Communist China or the Soviet Union for we may have to The President may have the legal authority to make these decisions but as a matter of policy they should not be made ay him alone without congres sional approval and support Javits announced he was in troducing a resolution under which the President could take John Talbott former state senator dies GRINNELL AP Funeral services were planned Friday for John E Talbott 78 of Brooklyn former state senator who died in a hospital here Wednesday Talbott a practicing lawyer from 1910 until 1963 served two terms as state senator and two terms as Poweshiek County at torncy His wife one son and three daughters survive all necessary steps to restore peace in South Viet Nam Pie said it should supersede a resolution passed by Congress ast August authorizing the resident to take all necessary measures to pursue the war against the Viet Cong because at the time use of US combat roops was not contemplated ohnson relics heavily on this resolution as authority for the moves he makes Javits told the Senate The decisions that the administra ion must take in the weeks ahead arc decisions which could vitally affect the entire nation and they should be discussed and debated by the representa tives of the entire nation in Con gress with the stark facts laid out before us Then whatever ve decide to do will be done by i strong and determined people united behind their President in one of the major decisions in our history The Church and Javits speeches were scheduled after Secretary of State Dean Rusl told the American Foreign Serv ice Association Wednesday tha we must expect continuinj heavy casualties on both side in the Viet Nam fighting will an increase in US losses I was a grim summation of th difficulties the United State faces in hostilities in which th secretary said the other side i obviously not ready for peace VICTIM OF RUSSIAN 5 Kerry M Sweeney 23 of Fort Dodge died in Algona Wash while authorities said he was playing Russian Roulette Police Chief Richard Baird who described the incident said it was a case of bra vado mixed with horseplay See story on HELEN Keller approaches her 85th birthday Page 5 Editorials 4 Society news8910 Sports n12 Mason City news 1415 Latest markets 14 Clear news17 Classified pages Itlf North Iowa news M Friends of our enemies Call protest only political SAIGON South Viet Nam Viet Nams military government an nounced Thursday it has broken diplomatic relations with France and accused the French government of helping its enemies France pretends to be a friend but isnt Foreign Min ister Tran Van Do told a news conference The De Gaulle government has always directly or indirect ly helped our enemies so the Vietnamese government thus severs relations with Franca and all future matters will be handled by their consulates We take note of their deci sion a French government spokesman said in Paris He added that he doubted thera would be any further govern ment comment The foreign minister said the break in relations was intended only as a political protest against Frances policy toward South Viet Nam and would not affect some 7000 French na tionals living in South Viet Nam or Vietnamese citizens living in France Do said there would be no seizure of French property or other reprisals French interests control large rubber plantations in South Viet Nam and have other in vestments A few minutes earlier the gov ernment announced that it had declared an official state of war in South Viet Nam Do said sev erance of relations with Franca was a necessary result Up to now we have wanted to prove to the world that we were mature and ready to for get one century of French col onial domination to look to tha future destroying communism and building the nation ha said But in view of the decisive war we are now fighting wo cannot allow those who claim to be our friends to take ad vantage of us Relations between France and her former colony have grown increasingly strained since Pres ident Charles de Gaulle began outspoken opposition to Ameri can participation in the war against the Viet Cong and ad vocacy of a negotiated settle ment neutralizing South and North Viet Nam Viet Nam was once one of tha three French Indochinese states along with Laos and Cambodia Housing bill gets okay WASHINGTON AP Tha Senate Banking Committee ap proved 104 Thursday a lion fouryear housing bill after revising the controversial pro posed rent subsidy program for lowincome families The committee kept the pro gram in the bill but provided that it would apply only to those in the lowestincome brackets now eligible for lowrent public housing Robert C Weaver federal housing administrator had asked that the supplements bo used to help families in the gap between public housing and the least expensive privately built homes SAME Ftaf MMM FMi M JL r
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