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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 22 IMS HOc a Piper ContUU of Two Attociatod PTCM Full Wlrei No 139 DouglasHome gives up post LONDON AP Alec Douglas Home former prime minister resigned Thur s d a y night as leader of Britains op position Conservative party An official statement by the Conservative party announced that the first ballot for his suc cessor will be taken next Tues day with the result announced two days later The former prime minister had been under pressure from factions within the party to bow out on the ground he has failed to provide sufficiently dynamic leadership DouglasHome gave up an Earldom in order to succeed Harold MacMillan as prime minister and party leader in October 1963 after a party power struggle This time the struggle will be conducted through a newly de vised procedure for electing the party chief Principal challengers for the leadership are Reginald Maud ling former Chancellor of the Exchequer Edward Heath who led Britains vain attempt to join the Common Market and lain McLeod who was leader of the House of Commons in the MacMillan government All are 10 years or so younger than DouglasHome 62 HITS THE Charles Conrad jumps from the Gemini spacecraft into the Gulf of Mexico during egress Pholofax training Astronaut Gordon Cooper is in raft at right The men are the crew for the Gemini 5 flight scheduled in August fcfe 4 North news 6 Society news789 Sports 1112 Mason City news1415 Latest markets 14 Comics Clear Lake news 17 Classified pages 1819 Albert Lea strike ends WASHINGTON AP Sen ate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield says it is anticipated on our side that thewar in Viet Mam may continuefor 10 years while the Communist side talks of 20 Top level White House talks resumed Thursday with mili ALBERT LEA ers at the Wilson Co Packing planthere returned to work Thursday morning following an agreement reached late Wed ncsday Management and Local 6 of the United Packinghouse Work ers Union reached the agree ment for settling the threeday dispute during the afternoon and the workers agreed during a night meeting to return to work Charles Lee president of Lo cal G announced acceptance by the workers of the settlement but made no other comment Cliff Cairns plant manager said the agreement provides That the union agrees that the work stpppage violated the mas ter contract and agrees to honor the nostrike no walkout clause in the future The union agrees to work fo settlement of disputes through a grievance procedure containec inthe master contract Wilson Co agrees to rein state all employes suspended a a result of the Monday work stoppage Defense cost declines by S35 billion WASHINGTON AP Final figures on government spending in the fiscal year which ended June 30 showed that Defense De partment expenditures declined by billion But the total spending by the federal government decreased by only million from billion to billion Figures were released Reds predict 20 Mansfield Viet war could last 10 years ary emphasis on what Montana senator called the an or deal of indifinite duration and increasing sacrifice which will persist until the problem can be resolved at the conference table Mansfield spoke in the Senate Wednesday night at the end of a long day during which the high est officials of government re viewed the word Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara brought back at dawn from Viet Nam The White House said no announcement on these deliber ations will be made until after hestrategy talks are conclud ed Butit was plain from the littl McNamara did say publicly tha he is urging the dispatch o many more US troops to th embattled Asian country Th Viet Cong strength of 165000 swollen by the infiltration o regular troops from North Vie Jets hit near China border SAIGON South Viet Nam US war planes flew closer Thursday to the Red Chinese border than ever before on an air strike over North Viet Nam a compares with South Vie government forces o about 500000 he said and thai s a totally unacceptable ra io for guerrilla war There was unofficial talk o sending 100000 more US troops Wednesday by Secretary of the Treasury Henry H Fowler and Budget Director Charles L Schultzc The White House said the fis cal 1965 deficit was with the billion deficit which had been estimated in January Expenditures droppedby billion and rev enues rose by billion North Iowa Weather outlook Clear to partly cloudy through Friday Lews Thurs day night in low 70s Friday in low Ws Wtarher Details on 2 US military spokesman said Three Air Force F105 Thunderchiefs bombed a highway bridge only 41 miles from the Chinese fron tier the spokesman said The raiders destroyed the bridge 105miles of Hanoi and also cratered the Yen Bay railroad yards 80 miles northwest of the Communist capital The pilots reported heavy Communist groundfirc but the spokesman said all planes re turned safely In raids last week US bomb rs hit targets 43 miles from Communist China In the only other raid on Vorth Viet Nam reported Thurs lay eight F4 Starfightcrs de troyed 20 buildings and dam iged numerous others at the Dong Cao Then barracks 60 miles inside Communist terri ory the spokesman said He also reported heavy air action against the Viet Cong in South Viet Nam and scattered clashes on the ground The Viet Cong kept up pres sure on troops of the US 1st 3ivision Wednesday night for the fourth consecutive night American casualties again were reported light and the infiltra ors were repulsed Beginning about 9 pm guer rillas fired mortars and smal arms at 1st Division positions east of the big Bien Hoa air base 12 miles north of Saigon It didnt last very long and American casualties were very light a US spokesman said Through most of the night a newsman with the troops re ported guerrillas tried unsuc cessfully to slip through a secto held by the 2nd Battalion of th divisions 18th Regiment Th unit which has seen much o this weeks action was well du in and this enabled it to driv off the infiltrators e said The 1st Division troops lande in Viet Nam last week Orders a special amnesty for convicts MADRID chief f state Gen Francisco Fran o has ordered a special am esty for prisoners in honor 01 he 1965 holy year The country celebrates a holy ear every 25 years in honor o it James the Apostle The de ree affects political and crim nal prisoners 0 bolster the here 75000 already The White House talks Wednesday included cdntribu ions by the heads of the State Department Central Intelli gence Agency US Information Agency and other nonmilitarj officials Thursday however the princi pal participants were to be Me Namara and the Joint Chiefs o Staff pointing to work towarc decisions on such matters as th number and composition of ad ditional forces that may be sen overseas and a possible callu of some reservists and Nationa Guardsmen to replace them Mansfield told the Senat there is talk of a reserve calli up extended enlistment added defense appropriations and the like It is even anticipated on our side that the war may go on for four or five or even ten years and Ho Chi Minh presi dent of North Viet Nam has stated in the last day or so that he is prepared for a war of 20 Poverty bill passage set Photofax BEATING THE SUN L As tronaut Charles Pete Con rad wears a large straw hat and space suit during train ing exercises in the Gulf of Mexico Conrod and Gordon Cooper arc scheduled for the Gemini 5 flight next month Security benefits up 7 per cent WASHINGTON old age health insurance bill is fi nally ready except for putting agreements into formal lan guage for a fast final whirl through Congress Along with the new health plan go a 7 per cent increase in present Social Security benefits and other liberalizing changes in the existing program Because its a revenue meas ure the House is the firststop for the compromise completec Wednesday by a conferenc committee of the Senate anc House That stop Speaker John W McCormack DMass said will be made Tuesday Then its over to the Senate and finally President Johnson for his signa ture Approval all along the line is considered a cinch The rest of this week con gressional aides and Welfare years duration Pleads guilty to smuggling of propaganda MOSCOW young British college teacher pleaded guilty in Moscow city court Thurs day to smuggling antiSoviet propaganda into the Soviet Un ion I recognize my guilt in con nection with all the charges said Gerald Brooke in fluent Russian Brooke 27 a Russian language teacher in a Lon don college went on trial in the 560seat theater of the Union of Art Workers He faces from six months to sevenyears im prisonment He was arrested April 25 while on a tour with a group of Brit ish teachers See answers on medicare Page 2 ON TRIAL IN ald Brooke 27 Russian language teacher in a London college sits be tween two guards in a Moscow city court Thursday as he went on trial on charges of having smuggled anti Soviet propaganda into the Soviet 4 Pholofax Union Brooks pleaded guilty to the charges and faces from six months to seven years imprisonment He was arrested in Moscow on April 25 while on tour with a group of British teachers This picture is from Tass the Soviet agency A Department and Social Security Administration staff members will put into legislative language the decisions reached by the conferees The bill has three main pro visions Expansion of the 30yearold Social Security system to pro vide hospitalization nursing home care home nursing serv ices and outpatient diagnostic services for all Americans over 65 A voluntary supplementary federal program of insurance to cover major doctor bills some dental surgeon services and some othei health costs of older Americans They would pay premiums of a month matched by federal funds A 7 per cent increase retro active to last Jan 1 in all cash benefits under the current old age survivors and disability in surance program With this broadest expansion of the Social Security system since its inception come pro gressive increases in Social Se curity taxes A worker earning at least next year will pay and his employer a like amount In 1967 and 1968 they each will pay and by 1975 the rates will climb to where they will pay each This year a maximum of in income was taxable for Social Security with the maxi mum tax on employer and em ploye Under current law the maximum in 1966 and 1967 would have been and in 1968 Charge corn given UAR put on market WASHINGTON AP Gen eral Accounting Office auditors told Congress Wednesday that almost half of 186000 tons of corn sent to the United Arab Re public in for free sotd Photofax LITTLE fourmonthsold tot was dressed for the occasion as she was shown off to photographers attending a Ku Klux Klan rally at Cross Roads Wednesday night The tot wearing the familiar Klan uniform was identified only as the little rebel Robert M Shelton of Tuscaloosa imperial wizard of the United Klan of America addressed the rally Try to forestall racial tensions BATON ROUGE La John J McKeith en and Louisiana leaders are backing formation of a billion proposal is in House WASHINGTON Democrats narrowly defeated hursclay a Republican attempt o retain a governors veto pow r over community antipoverty projects By a 155150 nonrecord vote he proposal was rejected and he House moved on toward pas sage of the billion antipov erty legislation later in the day The veto amendment was a key one in GOPefforts totrim the1 bill which would double existing spending levels for the antipoverty program The House bill would provide authority for the director of the federal program to review a governors veto and override it if he finds the communitys ap plication is fully consistent with the The big Democratic majority showed impressiye strength Wednesday in turning back ona major GOP onslaught and Re publican leaders had only faint hope that others would succeed The bill would continue a va riety of education Job Corps and other programs and double the authorization of funds On the first big test Wednes day Democrats shouted down a proposal hy Rep Albert H Quie RMinn to give the states final say as to whether a com munity antipoverty project should be approved Under the existing program enacted last year local commu nity action groups deal directly with the federal Office of Eco nomic Opportunity OEO in 40man biracial committee Thursday to forestall racial getting plans approved and mHfri tensions TheCouncil for a Better Louisiana recommended state biracial advisory committee be formed at Bogalusa and to halt racial fires from spreading Meanwhile Robert Shelton the imperial wizard of the Unit ed Klans of America has urged New literacy tests used in Alabama MONTGOMERY Ala AP A new and simpler literacy test for prospective voters went into effect throughout Alabama Thursday replacing the ques tionnaire under attack in fed eral court A registration specialist said the 118 Negroes at Greensboro who signed up Monday after the Hale County Board of Reg istrars agreed to discontinue the old test will have to take the new one before they can be reg istered Mrs Martha Witt Smith who works with the State Sovereign ty Commission said the Hale County board in abandoning the old literacy test did not promise to register the Negro applicants until it was determined whethe it could do away with the tes altogether So she said the board wil call back the 118 Negroes whos applications were received Mon day and they will be required lo take the new test is followers to ignore civil ights demonstrators Violence is just ammunition or the opposition Shelton of uscaloosa Ala said Wednes lay night at a Klan rally in a ilississippi pasture just across ic Pearl River from Bogalusa At Jonesboro police arrested 8 Negroes for blocking the en rance to a grocery store that ad been a picket target in an ffort to gain jobs for Negroes Jonesboro Mayor L 0 Tail aid the city brokeup the pickets because McKeithen had said to protect the storeowners proper y rights JP McKinney closed his store last Saturday when pickets jammed in front In Bogalusa a biracial group jaincd service at three res aurants during its second day of testing public accommoda ions The group was refused at a fourth place Police arrested a white man and took his gun away near one of the cafes Noel Ball 26 was charged with disturbing the cace SAME DATEW4W f Also rejected by voice votes amendments to require lections wherever possible for membership in community ae on planning boards and to eep churches and other reli ious groups out of community ction programs s US admits flying over French zone PARIS AP The United tates officially acknowledged Thursday that an American Air orce plane had violated a rench security zoneand ex ressed Washingtons regrets to he French government US officials assured Franca tops are being taken to prevent any recurrence of such a via ation and France in turn as ured the United States the in cident now can be considered closed A US Air Force photorecon naissance jet from Ramstcin West Germany was accused by he French defense ministry of flying over a French nuclear plant at Pierrelatle in southern France last Friday and taking 175 pictures Robert H McBride minister counseilor of the US Embassy called at the French foreignof fice today to express regrets over the inadvertent violation of French flight regulations that occurred during a routine traio Inflight   

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