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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Se An AP Analyiit By WILLIAM L RYAN AP e Kremlin leadership shift brewin Signs of strain between re formers and conservative Com munists in the Soviet Union sug gest that Kremlin officialdom may be in for a new round oi musical chairs Some of the signs The Communist leadership apparently has decided to put off the party congress Theoreti cally the congress is the ruling body for nearly 12 million party members and meets every four years The last congress was October 1961 Four highranking govern ment and Communist party leaders have been missing for five or six weeks from impor tant official gatherings All rose to prominence under Nikita S Khrushchev The absence of these per sons may be connected with the downfall earlier this year of two other Khrushchev proteges It could mean that powerful forces have undertaken a determined campaign to rid the party lead ership of the Ukrainians and economic reformers who came up under Khrushchevs wing Almost from the day of Khru shchevs fall last October there have been hints of a clash be tween the two who divided his powers Party Chief Leonid 1 Brezhnev and Premier Alexei N Kosygin The clash seems to stem from differences on eco nomic reforms the effect of such reforms on party leader ship and the extent of party au thority which in conservative opinion should dominate every aspect of Soviet life even if it interferes with production Conservatives those who distrust anything suggesting lessened central authority have been restive in recent years The intrusion of other factors besides the divisiin over eco nomics makes it difficult to sin gle out the members of the con tending camps But it seems likely that Brezhnev despite his position as party chief may be in the reformer group and Kosy gin may represent the conserva tives Identities of the four missing leaders bolsters a theory that the Ukrainians are in difficul ties not necessarily connected with the troubles afflicting the younger reformers Perhaps the leadership of Brezhnev himself will be questioned The missing men are 1 Nikolai N Podgorny form er Ukraine party chief who be came a top secretary of the So viet party under Khrushchev 2 Pyotr Y Shclest metallur gical engineer also Ukraine party chief under Khrushchev He rose to candidate member of the ruling party presidium achieving full membership after Khrushchev fell 3 Gennady I Voronov whom Khrushchev made premier of the biggest Soviet state Russian republic and a mem ber of the top party presidium 4 Pyotr N Demichev one of Khrushchevs bright young men At 46 he represented the leaderships young element A party secretary since 1961 he was its bureau chairman for chemicals and light industry He is a candidate member of the top presidium T Photnfax DIANA Stone sculpture of Diana of the Woods is admired by two county em ployes Donna Hacht and Cathy Hall in Phoenix Ariz Diana stirs trouble PHOENIX Ariz Untouched by the controversy surrounding her Diana of the Woods stands smiling in the mall of the new multimilliondollar Maricopa County govern ment complex Dedicated Wednesday the stone sculpture gave pause to countless admirers despite the chargesHhat as the huntress of Greek mythol ogy she was a cruel goddess and a killer Mrs Gilbert Hall donated the Italianmade sculpture placed in the complexs fountain and dedicated it tothe Arizona Humane Society The animal crusaders of Arizona opposed the gesture from the start Humane societies have always opposed cruelty including blood sports said Betty B Eilers the groups executive secretary Not even the human side of Diana is pleasant she said When the son of a king surprised her bathing she turned him into a stag and wasnt satisfied of revenged until his own hounds ran him down and tore him to bits Mrs Eilers said Undaunted Mrs Hall didnt budge an inch Good art not only gives pleasure Mrs Hall said but it also stimulates an apprecia tion for the beautiful Not so said Mrs Eilers who made her groups view known to the county supervisors The supervisors sided with Mrs Hall agreeing that Diana would give pleasure to vis itors to the recently dedicated complex Mrs Hall admits the tempest was some thingof an ordeal before it blew over A hideous experience and one I dont want to go through again she said They claimed Diana was a killer Why in Italy Diana is known as a protectress and there is a festival each year in her name Southern Demos hold key on rights issue WASHINGTON AP House it reaches the stage where Speaker John W McCormack said Thursday a Southern Demvote 01 le FordMcCulIoch pro annual fnr fnr tha S Thursday ocrats appeal for votes for the Republican version of a voting rights bill had put House Re publicans in a very untenable position McCormack meeting with newsmen just before the House went into its third day of debate on the bill referred to a speech Wednesday by Rep William M Tuck DVa Tuck urged opposod to these socalled voting rights bills to vote for theGOP sub stitute offered by minority lead er Gerald R Ford of Michigan and Rep William M McCul loch ROhio N McCormack said iTucks call amounted to a plea for a coali tion of Republicans who favor a milder voting bill than the one backed by the administration and Southerners who are against any civil rights bill The House still has several hours of debate to finish before night and it may be delayed un til Friday If enough Southerners heed Tucks call it could be a nip andtuck vote House leaders however think back u pian the GOP challenge They put the in the bill would be available to maximum strength of any Rethe 19 million Americans 65 or North Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Fri day Chance of a few thun dorshowors Thursday night taws in mid Highs Friday In mid to upper Weather Mails on 2 amendments can be offered No vote on the FordMcCulloch pro coalition at 200 short of the 21S majority needed The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY g 1965 lOo a Paper of Two SectionsSection One AisocUted Full LeaM No 127 Yanks score in Viet Set final moves on medicare Suggestion on increases out WASHINGTON AP The Senate started its second ses sion of voting on the Social Se urityhealth care bill Thursday by turning back a Republican amendment to provide automat c Social Security increases tied o the cost of living Democratic leaders were pushing for final action on the measure Thursday after dispos ing of 14 amendments Wednes day The amendment rejected by Thursdays first vote 6421 wa offered by Sen Jack Miller R a It would have called for a 3 per cent increase in benefits when the cost of living index rose by that amount Sen Russell B Long DLa he bills floor manager told newsmen I see no reason why MARINES LAND TN VIET NAM Part of the 8000man buildup of US Marines in South Viet Nam wade ashore 10 miles north of Da Nang They bringto nearly 60000 men the US vant to string it out and there s no good reason for them to do so However two Republican sen ators announced they would of er a number of amendments to he bill which is one of Presi dent Johnsons most important egislative proposals Sen Winston L Prouty RVt aid he would propose at least hree changes affecting the ben efits in the present Social Secu ity system Sen Carl T Curtis RNeb a trong foe of the new health are for the aged program in he bill told a reporter he would make a sweeping recommittal motion to send the legislation lack to the finance committee the Curtis motion the lommittee would be directed to eturn the bill to the Senate by Vlarch 1 next year with a new health program patterned on he one ow available to federal imployes This would allow a choice of private insurance firms Elderly persons with sufficient incomes vould be required to pay the cost there would be federal aid for the needy to pay premiums Long predicted the Republi can amendments would be de eated easily The basic hospitalization plan strength in the country These men are members of the drd Marine Division matter of right A voluntary supplemental lan covering chiefly doctors VUICllJ UWIUIS Tuck former governor of fees would be open to anyone Virginia said the FordMcCul over 65 who wishes to enroll and loch bill was month premium The ate compared to the adminis tration bill sponsored by Rep Emanuel Celler DNY bmion yearly creased Social Security taxes grant for study of Handicap Village Page 10 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news S Society hews 89 Mason City news 1011 Latest markets 11 Sports 1314 North Iowa news 20 Stunt pilot killed while flying for film HOLLYWOOD AP Stunt flier Paul Mantz 61 was killed Thursday while flying a special ly built plane for a movie scene on location near Yuma Ariz Twentieth CenturyFox studios reported The crash occurred in Butter cup Valley Calif 17 miles west of Yuma The movie making was for the picture The Flight of the Phoe nix which stars Jimmy Stewart and features Ernest Borgnine Peter Finch and others None of the stars was present however Mantz and Frank Tallman op erated the Tallmantz Air Serv ice which supplies flying thrills for movies and television and does test piloting SPORTS BULLETIN SOUTHPORT England Defending champion Tony Loma and Bruce Devlin are Nod at the point of the British Open tournament Australian shot Y 49 Thurs day to in hSo deadlock The board of directors of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce Thursday unanimously endorsed the downtown renewal plan of BartonAschman Associ ates Chicago The group urged community leaders to imple ment the possible This action was taken during a luncheon of the 47member board at the Hotel Hanford By Chamber board Downtown renewal plan is endorsed plan as quickly as About 30 members were present for the meeting and all gave their approval to a resolution endorsing the BartonAschman plan The plan outlined by Barton Aschman for downtown improve ment includes an improved ap pearance of the central shopping core surrounded by a network of parking facilities within short Goof ball pep pill measure approved WASHINGTON AP Con gress sent to the White House Thursday a bill to crack down on bootleg traffic in goof balls and pep pills President Johnson asked for the legislation saying the grow ing illicit use of stimulant and depressant drugs was a factor in the trend toward lawlessness in the United States The House completed congres sional action on the bill with a voice vote The bill provides increased federal controls over the distri bution of barbiturates ampheta mines and other drugs Congress was told by witness es from the Food and Drug Ad ministration that tougher con trols were needed because 45 billion doses a year or more than half the annual production of barbiturates and ampheta mines were slipping into un derworld channels Johnson in a message to Con gress in March said indiscrim inate use of these drugs induced radical personality changes and thus caused senseless killing robberies and auto accidents The tougher controls are ac complished through increased record keeping and inspection requirements by providing for control over intrastate as wcl as interstate traffic in the drugs and by making possession of the drugs other than by the user illegal outside of the legit imate channels of commerce New confusion over walking distance of the shopping centers Gordon Wagner plannerin charge has urged business leaders to establish an image to shoppers that the downtown area is on the move toward improve ment He pointed out that some pockets of improvement are noticeable but that this should be an integrated effort Ray N Rorick chamber pres ident told the group that the executive committee of the Chamber of Commerce endorsed the plan wholeheartedly How ever he added Our position wouldnt mean a thing if we didnt have the support of the community The executive committee held an informal meeting last week with a group of downtown busi nessmen and receiver a fiiJI vote of confidence from those attending Rorick said that some were not in complete agreement with portions of the plan but did not feel that these should stand in the way of the total acceptance of the plan Carfeton L Stewart Jr of Carleton Stewart Music asked at Thursdays meeting how the recommended improvements of the plan could be financed Ror ick told him it would have to be RENEWAL Please Turn to Page 2 LBJ press secretary bows out WASHINGTON E Reedy President Johnson press secretary announced Thursday he is suffering from a painful foot disease and is bow ing out of his White House at least for some months Reedy reported that doctors ell him he may face a series oJ operations that could sideline lim for at least six months He said the duties of press secretary will be performed in his absence by Bill D Moyers one of Johnsons top special as sistants There was considerable doubt among newsmen at the White louse whether Reedy ever vould return to his year job as press secretary Reedy who came out of a hos ital in April 1964 to become White House press secretary ipon the resignation of Pierre Salinger said he suffers from a oot ailment commonly known as Hammer Toes That is his oes are curled in a semicircu ar pattern Moyers told newsmen he will devote full time to the press secretaryship but maintain an observant eye on his old staff which now is beginning to draft administration legislative pro posals for 1966 Moyers an ordained Baptist clergyman who was deputy di of the Peace Corps before oining Johnsons staff in 1963 las been very close to Johnson since college days Moyers has had some profes ional news experience NEW YORK AP confusion compounded by seemingly contradictory gov ernment pronouncements has grown up around the US bal ance of payments and gold problems The confusion may have hit a high point a few days ago when sTreasury Secretary Henry H Fowler indicated the volun tary program to trim the balance of payments deficit is working so well he is worried about overoptimism The Federal Reserve an nounced the greatest weekly outflow of gold in six years million were the lat est ligzags in the governments onagain bffagain enthusiasm about efforts to preserve the United States dwindling gold stock Here are some basic questions and answers on the current US gold and balance of payments situations Q What is the status of the US gold stock now A The US monetary gold stock now is worth 000 It has declined 000 since Jan 1 The outflowin six months of 1965 is exceeded only by the total yearly losses in 1958 and 1960 problems Q Why has the gold stock declined A Because the United States hai had a balance of payments deficit i every year since 1949 except A deficit results when the nation spends more overseas than foreign nations spend in the United States Since we have a deficit it figures that some other nations will have a surplus Some for Airborne forces kill 25 Casualties of Reds at 100 SAIGON Viet Nam UP r S paratroopers h a v a cored heavily in a series f clashes with the Viet ong 25 miles northeast of aigon in the Dzone jun le American authorities eported Thursday They aid25 of the guerrillas were known dead and it was estimated Red casualties Wednesday totaled than On the other side the Viet Cong ambushed a Vietnamese government battalion 37 miles northwest of Saigon Thursday and a US spokesman said most of the battalion apparently was wiped out Casualties in the ambush were not immediately known jut a survivor said they were heavy The battalion was re ported under strength and prob ably numbered about 300 mea Four US advisers were with he battalion the spokesman aid Their fate was not known The ambush was sprung as be battalion was rushing to re eve a besieged outpost at Xom 3ua in Binh Duong Province The relief battalion was sent rom the nearby district capital f Tri Tarn The Communists pparently were lying in wait for the reinforcements As the Viet Cong sprang the trap Communist 81mm mortars began a barrage of Tri Tarn Results were not immediately reported US authorities reported that paratroopers of the American 173rd Airborne Brigade fought a series of clashes with the Viet Cong Wednesday in the big com bined force operation in D zone and enemy casualties wera estimated at more than 100 There was no report of Amer ican casualties The action in the Communist controlled jungle 25 miles north east of Saigon was the biggest engagement the paratroopers have fought since their arrival in Viet Nam in May The paratroopers along with Australian and Vietnamese forces have been carrying on a search and destroy sweep through the area since Tuesday Until Wednesday they had mada little contact with the enemy The Viet Cong kept up its pressure in the central high lands with a mortar attack ear ly today on the district head quarters at Kontum a provin cial capital 260 miles north of Saigon Spokesmen said a num ber of shells hit the headquar ters but there was no immedi ate word that the guerrillas fol lowed up with an assault Kontum is 20 miles from Dak To a district capital overrun by the Viet Cong Tuesday and ap parently still in Red hands eign governments convert their surplus dollars into gold The United Statesguarantees it will buy or sell gold at the fixed price of a troy ounce Q a What u the socalled vol untary program and bow does it fit into the picture A The program was estai lished by the government in February via guidelines to banks and manufacturers of the basic features of the pro gram calls on organizations to limit their overseas investments te105 per cent of their 1964 in vestment Foreign investment wasone of the f biggest single iitems in the 1964 balance of pay mentsdeficitThat t vided the vast pool of dollars which aome foreign govern COLD Turn 2 SAM   

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