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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Rebels The news paper that makes all North I o wans neighbors SANTO DOMINGO Domin ican Republic AP Political tensions in San Francisco de Macoris exploded with sudden fury Friday and at least 16 per sons were reported killed in clashes between armed rebels and junta forces A fourman team of the Or ganization of American States said most of the casualties oc curred when armedrebel parti sans attacked the San Francisco power plant at about dawn The team picked from the inter American peace force reported after returning from a quick helicopter trip to the city 60 miles northwest of Santo Do mingo Twelve rebels and four mem bers of the Dominican armed forces or police loyal to the jun ta were killed OAS sources said A junta communique said eight rebels were killed and 30 captured in three attacks on military police and army instal lations It said one junta defend er was wounded By nightfall San Francisco was described as quiet by the OAS investigators and the junta but reports conflicted on the situation in the interior city long regarded as a rebel hotbed There was an unconfirmed report that the junta had sent 400 reinforcements to San Fran cisco The InterAmerican Human Rights Commission planned to go to San Francisco Saturday to investigate San Francisco is the countrys third largest city with a popu lation of 60000 The outbreak came the junta said just as OAS peace efforts appeared to be making progress in ending the conflict The OAS political committee was reported working in Santo Domingo on a list of names of prominent Dominicans to make up a provisional government Under the peace formulathe OAS proposed a week ago the provisional government would serve pending general elections in six to nine months The rebel regime has accept ed with some minorreserva tions the OAS proposal The junta asked for major changes in the formula and suggested it could act as theprovisional gov eminent either with addec membership or with the advice of a consultative group Edition VOL IDS MASON IOWA SATURDAY JUNE 26 1965 UOc a Paper Consists ol Two Associated Full LtiM Wirct No Ill Cong major raids Report U S to give U N large contribution SAN FRANCISCO AP Western diplomatic sources said Saturday the United States would make a substantial finan cial contribution to the United Nations soon despite the failure of President Johnson to an nounce it at the UNs 20th an niversary meeting Many delegates expressed dis appointment that the President did not deal with the fiscal crisis in his speech Friday but one diplomat familiar with the US position said the omission was not significant He said it was simply a case of deciding this was not the time or the place to deal with the issue Ambassador Adlai E Steven son scheduled to wind up the twoday commemorative ses sion Saturday was reported ready to emphasize that the United States was eager to end the deadlock over Soviet voting rights in the United Nations Informed sources saidhow ever that he like the President would avoid any announcement of a voluntary contribution and alsoAwould steer away from any backdown on the enforcement of Article 19 of the UN Charter This article provides that mem bers two years in arrears in paying assessments will lose their vote in the General As sembly The United States was under stood to have decided to make a big contribution to the newly created solvency fund and that the action would not be condi tional on any similar contribu tion by the Soviet Union The Russians have promised to give a substantial sum butonly after the no7yote truce in the assem bly is ended and normal voting is resumed President Johnson discussed the problem with UNSecre taryGeneral U Thant in their long private meeting Friday but informed sources said there was no definite commitment Soviet Ambassador Nikolai T Fedorenko withheld immediate comment on the Presidents speech but he indicated he planned to touch on it in his speech today especially John sons suggestion that the United Nations should be concerned with the Viet Nam problem Fedorenko and Stevenson were among 10 speakers slated to address the final session The President said that keep ing peace is the worlds most urgent problem Today clear and present dangers in southeast Asia cast their shadow across the path of all mankind he said While he mentioned by name only southeast Asia his refer ence was obviously to Viet Nam American efforts to settle the strife there he said have been rebuffed Even as the President spoke more than 1000 pickets one block away expressed their opinion of White House Viet Nam policies with shouts of hands off Viet Nam There were no disturbances however as the President said in his speech that the process es of peaceful settlement are blocked by willful aggressors contemptuous of the opinion and will of mankind He said efforts have been fu tile through bilateral diplomacy and the Geneva conference while the secretary generals ef forts were rebuffed and a resort to the UN Security Council re jected Speech crisis is matched 1SAN FRANCISCO AP President Johnson without the knowledge of his august au dience met and matched a cri sis Friday as he addressed the United Nations 20th anniversary convocation in San Francisco According to reports attribut ed to security officers backstage at the War Memorial Opera House the Presidents tele prompter started feeding him the words to his speech at blur ring speed Johnson quickly slipped the Colonies appeal for ceasefire LONDON AP The British Commonwealth appealed Satur day for a ceasefire in Viet Nam as a necessary prelude to a peace conference aimed at uniting the divided land The 21nation conference of lommonwealth chiefs of gov ernment issued the appeal in the form of instructions to fournation Viet Nam peace mission set up at the outset of the weeklong meeting The leaders celled for an end of all US air attacks on North Viet Nam and an undertaking by the Hanoi government to prevent the movement of any military forces or assistance or material to South Viet Nam British Prime Minister Harold Wilson told a news conference the mission will set out on its quest for peace as soon as it is able to visit enough interested capitals to make its endeavor meaningful The key question Wilson said is whether the North Vietnam ese government agrees to talk to the mission He said that he personally does not believe the mission should go to Saigon if it is unable to go to Hanoi It would not be very produc tive Wilson said if we are unable to get both points of view sSaT Outofstate tuition hiked IOWA CITY UP It will cost more for outof state students to attend the University of Iowa and Iowa State University starting next fall And tuition rates at State College of Iowa for all students including those from Iowa also will go up Higher rates effective for the next school yeai and the year following were approved Friday by the Overrun village and post 44 government troops killed SAIGON South Viet Nam ffl Communist Viet Cong forces overrana dis trict town and a battalion command post in separate attacks Saturday It was their first major offensive since the battle of Dong Xoai two weeks ago Military spokesmen said 44 Vietnamese infantrymen were killed and another 40 wounded at the command post near Due Hoa 20 miles west of Saigon iet Cong dead were given 4 printed text out of his pocket and carried on without missing a word Indonesian raiding ships are struck SINGAPORE AP Malay sian and British patrol ships blasted four Indonesian raiding ships out of the water Friday and killed nine Indonesians a Malaysian defense ministry spokesman announced Nine other Indonesians were captured A British navy sea man was killed and seven other Britons were wounded the spokesman said He said the captured Indone sians appeared to be drugged They were carrying narcotics in small bags hanging around their necks he said The raiding partys target was Singapores main power station and British air force installa tions the spokesman said Mariner 4 is 303 million miles from us WASHINGTON AP Mari ner 4 has gone more than 303 million miles on its outward bound journey to Mars The space probe is expected to pass within 6000 miles of the red planet on July 14 It is to take 21 pictures of Mars and radio then back to earth over a The mission contacted Wash ington Moscow Peking Hanoi and Saigon last Saturday asking permission to discuss possibili ties of calling a Viet Nam peace conference Washington and Saigon ac cepted Moscow refused to re ceive the mission if it did not first talk to Hanof and the Viet Cong rebels Peking flatly re fused to talk with the mission Hanoi has not replied official ly to the request but North Vietnamese propaganda organ lave labeled the mission fraud serving US interests Wilson indicated that the mis sion plans to meet with UN Secretary General U Thant in Geneva early next month He said he believed the Hanoi reply will be in by that time to enable the mission to assess possibili ties of success in its bid for peace The Commonwealth cente ence wound up late Frida night With mounted police on the alert pickets parade along the sidewalk across the street from the San Francisco opera house where the Photofax session of the 20th anniversary of the United Na tions is being held Blast injures 40 Wreck site of AfroAsian summit talks ALGIERS AP A mystery last wrecked part of the elec rical system in a building put up for the disputed AfricaAsian lummit conference Witnesses said at least 40 persons were njured Algerian authorities said a circuit failure touched off the explosion Friday night but ru mors swept Algiers that a bomb lad been set off by antigovern ment terrorists seeking to sabo tage the conference The foreign ministers of Afri can and Asian countries were scheduled to hold a preliminary meeting Saturday It was not known whether they would be able to use the damaged struc ture 12 miles west of Algiers Armed security forces ringed the conference site after the blast and about 20 Egyptian workmen were detained There was considerable doubt the conference would go on as scheduled next Tuesday There were new antigovernment dem onstrations Friday night and a sense of general unrest pre vailed An underground Popular Liberation Movement cir culated tracts calling for a na tionwide general strike on the eve of the conference to prove to the delegations that we will not tolerate the tyrant Houari Boumedienne Boumedienne was the defense minister in the Cabinet of Presi dent Ahmed Ben Bella He seized power a week ago and Tunisia and some Arab coun ties were trying to persuade Boumedienne to suggest a post ponement of his own accord Red China North Korea and Jorth Viet Nam were working behind the scenes to have the conference go on as scheduled President Gamal Abdel Nas ser of the United Arab Repub lic was planning a meeting ol key African Asian leaders in Cairo Saturday night to talk over the Algiers conferences chances Large fines face truckers in Phillie PHILADELPHIA crs of Teamsters Local 107 faced with individual fines of 500 a day if their trucking strike continues summoned 13000 members to a special meeting Saturday in an effort to end a fiveday walkout Michael Hesslon secretary treasurer of thelocal and one of those facing fines for contempt of court if the strike goes on said he would tell the drivers all to go back to work I doubt if any will refuse Hundreds of trucks carried Board of Kegents The biggest increases as compared with presen charges will come in the fall of 1966 Editorials Church news6 Mason City news 89 Latest markets 9 10 Society news Sports1112 Society picture page 13 Comics14 Clear Lake news 16 Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news 18 SENTENCED FREIBURG Germany A former SS major Robert Weismann was sentenced Fri day to seven years in prison for aiding and abetting in the war time murder of 111 Polish Jews tons of food to supermarkets Friday in the first break in the wildcat strike which caused losses estimated at million a day At the same time Hession and 16 other union officials were found guilty of contempt of court charges Judge Loe Wein rott of Common Pleas Court who had issued an injunction against the work stoppage last Monday ordered the local to pay affected companies a day and fined the individual defendants daily if the drivers failed to return to the job today Mayor James Tate said he A nonresident undergraduat student will pay a yea more at Iowa for the first yea and more at Iowa State I 1966 another and re spectively will be added and by that time the nonresident rate at both schools will be There also will be comparable increases for nonresident grad uate students By this means the new rates along with increases at State College of Iowa are expected to bring in about million over the twoyear period to supple ment the million the Re gents got from the 1965 legisla ture The state appropriation was short of Regents requests by million At State College of Iowa the Iowa undergraduate tuition will go up from to this year and the following year For graduate students from Io wa the rate will increase from to to by fall 1966 The Viet Cong overran the istrict town of Tou Marong 45 miles north of Kontum near the jaotian border Spokesmensaid radio contactwas lost with the owns 200 defenders Fighter bombers were not able to get to the region be cause of a low cloud ceiling in he central highlands region the spokesman said Five US Marines were pre sumed drowned Saturday when the M48 tank in which they were riding plunged into a deep would seek federal assistance in airlifting into the city by heli copter all supplies needed by Philadelphia if the union mem bers did not vote to return to work Jet crash cause sought in probe had Ben Bella traitor arrested as 10day period The space agency reported Friday that Mariner 4 is steadi ly sending back information on cosmic dust solar wind mag netic fields radiation and cos mic rays EL TORO Calif AP Air Force investigators concentrat ed Saturday on learning the cause of the crash of a big jet transport plane that took 84 lives including 72 Okinawa bound Marines The fourengine C135 broke into flaming fragments after it smashed into cactus and brush covered terrain Friday less than 100 feet from the top of Loma Ridge It went down in fog and drizzle about a minute after takeoff at am from the El Toro Marine Air Station The Military Air Transport Service plane a military ver sion of Boeings 707 carried a 12man Air Force crew from Me Guire Air Force Base NJ The plane was destined for Honolu lu The 72 Marines aboard whc carrie from all parts of the coun I try had been processed a 3amp Pendleton Calif as rc lacements to the 3rd Marine Mvision Okinawa s a staging area for troop movements to Viet Nam Crash of the transport plane urned the greenishbrown hill ide into a milesquare area of iery devastation It looked as hough the litter had been fired rom a giant shotgun It made husky Marines ill when they visited the scene to remove the bodies and parts of bodies The searchers groped through swirling fog and smoke Finding a body they drove a stake into the ground to guide litter bear ers to the spotv Radar Chief Warrant Officer John Andre an el i c o p t e r searchpilot was the first to lo cate the wreckage Demonstrations ag a i n s t Boumedienne have taken place almost nightly since the coup Steelhelmeted police fired warning shots in the air and flung teargas grenades Friday night at hundreds of demonstra tors who marched through the streets chanting Long live Ben Bella and Boumedienne to the gallows The threat of a general strike provided a new argument for a group of Asian delegates who believed the summit cannot be held as long as there is unrest in Algeria This group which includes Japan Thailand and Mongolia planned to demand a postpone ment but to ask that Algiers remain the site of a future meeting North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Saturday Showers and thunderstorms beginning Saturday night Highs Saturday In middle Ns Weather Details an 2 the boost will be from to to with increases also for nonresident graduate stu dents The Board of Regents at an executive session supported the dismissal of Arthur Melloh 57 as dean of the College of Engi neering at the University of Io wa last May Melloh was offered a place on the faculty at the time but re signed He blamed a small group of troublemakers for his troubles as dean Regents President AW Noehren declined to elaborate on the boards decision other than it supported the university administration in removing Mel loh as dean a position he had held since 1960 No action was taken on a tent alive proposal to start a Nation al Job Corps Training Center at State College of Iowa for about 400 girl high school dropouts College President JW Miuck er said he was skeptical about how SCI could fit into it and needed more information He told the board he was con tacted by a representative of a management firm a subsidiary of International Telephone and Telegraph about establishing the center hole in a stream a US Marine spokesman announced One body had been recovered ha said Five US Marines drowned Saturday when the M48 tank in which they were riding plunged into a 12foot hole in a stream a US Marine spokesman an nounced Three other Marines in the tank escaped he said An explosion ripped through a crowded truckload of Australian and American soldiers Satur day killing one American and two Australians and wounding 10 other Australians a military spokesman reported He said the explosion at Bien Hoa Air Base was believed to have been accidental possibly from a grenade The new fighting and mishaps came a day after terrorist bomb blasted a crowded float ing restaurant in Saigon and after the Viet Cong executed an American prisoner Latest casualty figures from the restaurant blast were 42 killed and about 80 wounded US officials said The dead in cluded 12 Americans they said The executed American was US Army Sgt Harold George Bennett of Perryville Ark His killing was in retaliation for ex LBJ spends weekend on Texas ranch FREIGHT DERAILED Ten cars of a Union Pacific freight train were derailed four blocks west of the Kearney Neb depot Friday tying up the mainline of the railroad for several hours The Union Pacific said the wreck was causedby an axle fail ure JOHNSON CITY Tex President Johnson was home in Texas Saturday relishing every minute of it Johnson flying in late Friday for a weekend stay went direct ly to the federallyproduced body of water that bears his name Lake Lyndon B John son Its 30 miles northeast of his ranch home Johnson piloted his 18foot in board speedboat around the in land like ecutions of Viet Cong terrorists by the Saigon government In the air 15 US Navy planes hit an ammunition dump 50 miles southwest of Hanoi and pilots reported heavy damage to the target US military spokes men said The 15 A4 Skyhawks from the 7th Fleet carrier Midway en countered light ground fire but no enemy planes and all the American craft returned safely to the carrier the spokesmen said The target was the Qui Han ammunition depot and the attack lasted about 15 minutes In other strikes US war planes hit a bridge 175 miles south of Hanoi and bombed an other span about 115 miles be low the Red capital spokesmen said Thunderchiefs were used for the first time in strikes against Viet Cong targets in South Viet Nam a spokesman said They said four of the planes hit a troop concentration in Binh Dinh Province 280 miles north of Saigon Pilots estimated that 100 Reds were killed A Tass dispatch from Hanoi said American jets flew over the Communist capital and drew antiaircraft fire SAME hi Veal U   

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