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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Marines to guard queens Miss Universe crowning set MIAMI BEACH Fla AP US Marines have been called to the rescue of the Miss Uni verse pageant for what is likely the choicest assignment ever handed a combatready Leath erneck Seventytwo of them will es cort international beauty queens at Miss Universes coronation ball Its a new tactic said Maj Fred St Glair of Miami ap pointed den father for the Leathernecks arriving Saturday from Quanlico Va and Pensa cola Fla Well be watched closely for the outcome The outcome he said is sup posed to be international under standing Pageant officials in vited Marines to be escorts aft er the problem of arranging dates in other years had mush roomed The Defense Department has a regulation that armed serv ices cannot participate will beauty pageants said St Clair Since the ball is fo charity it went all the way ti Washington and finally was ap proved We think it will improvi the Marines image abroad St Clair moved into a beac hotel to match up the dates Qualifications he said wer that the Marines be bachelors over 5 feet 8 and volunteer t come on their own time Lar guage qualification require mcnts fell by the wayside For instance Miss Turkey Ncbahat Cehre who says onl hi in English is matche with Lt David Oblock 26 Pensacola Fla He speaks Russian an smatterings of other Ian guages said St Clair figured that if he managed 1 get by traveling around th world as he has he could get b with her There was some pressur exerted after the semifinals and the boys saw pictures in the newspapers he said Two that had nerve to call and ask for Miss Peru and Miss South Africa will get them For Arubas Dorinda Croes whose hobby is dancing St Clair has a former dancing in structor Malaysias 5foot2 Pa tricia Augustus is matched with Lt Charles V Glaser 24 of Pensacola at 5 feet 8 the short est Marine St Clair says more than 200 Marines volunteered One boy wanted to come so bad he put on his application he was 6 feet 5 St Clair added We measured him and it turned out he was 5 feet 6 Hes not coming The Marines meet the beauty queens tonight at a party after the finals At the ball Sunday night the girls arrive with chap erons and depart with chap erons The Marines said St Clair depart with Marines St Clair is going to the ball with his wife The newspaper that makesall North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 24 W5 UOe Paper Consists of Two Preu Fall Wires No 141 Study increase in draft Nurse held in mystery death of young LOS ANGELES AP A neat quiet and apparently friendless nurse who police said was fired from her last job be cause of emotional instability is being held in the mystery death of a young priest The fatal shooting took place in the chancery of the Los An geles Roman Catholic arch diocese Friday If investigators have deter mined a motive in the case they havent announced it Chief of Detectives Thad Brown said however that Dor othy M Bressie may have been frustrated in efforts to see the archbishop James Francis Car dinal Mclntyre Brown said he learned that Mrs Bressie 55 an unemployed 0 nurse and divorcee had made several recent telephone calls in an attempt to set up an au dience with the cardinal Mrs Bressie auburnhaired and attractive was booked Fri day on suspicion of murder In vestigators said she gave a statement admitting the shoot ing but its contents were not made public The Rt Rev Msgr Edward V Wade said he heard a thump Friday and rushed into a sec ondfloor conference room Me found the Rev John Thorn 32 dying on the floor just outside The monsignor administered last rites and the priest was tak en to an emergency hospital He was dead of head and chest wounds Father Thorn was working as the cardinals secretary Msgr Wade said he saw Mrs Bicssic place a derringer pistol on a table when he first entered the conference room A dozen police cars raced to the chancery and Mrs Bressie was taken into custody Mrs Bressie lived in a three room cottage in the At water district near Glendale Police quoted a neighbor as saying she appeared to have no friends Mrs Ihcssic had worked at several hospitals officers said and lost her most recent job four months ago The officers said they were told that she was fired because of emotional in stability Pholofax HIGH AND unidentified owner of this car at Hardin Mo used foresight and ingenu ity to save it from the flooding water of the Crooked River by using a service station lift to keep it high and dry Trawler is demolished by torpedo PORTSMOUTH Va AP An old torpedo accidentally dredged from the ocean bottom by a fishing net demolished the trawler Snoopy in a blast 45 miles off North Carolinas Outer Banks Friday night Eight crewmen died Thus the Outer Banks legendary scene of many a shipwreck and the Atlantic graveyard of allied shipping in World War II claimed still more lives 2C years after the wars end Saturday sharks nosed about the Snoopys shattered wreck age as Coast Guard and fishing boats circled the area in fain hope of finding more than the known four survivors who were being brought to Norfolk Va Those picked up Friday nigh were all in extremely critica condition All the other rew member were missing presume dead The Snoopy was trolling fo deep sea scallops with a fleet o trawlers off Currituck Sounc NC where Nazi Uboats torpe doed hundreds of US trans ports during the early years o World War II Several hours after the blast Capt Edward Berry of Fal River Mass skipper of trawler Gcraldine told by SPEEDING UP S Marine pilots on motorbikes zoom toward their aircraft at the DaNang Air Base in South Viet Nam to help speed up flight operations Background is an F4C Vhotofax Phantom jet Marine fliers use the bikes to cut down time in answering alerts from ready room to flight line Marines are now working out a sys tem to get the bikes back to the ready room Yank official sought for killing 2 in Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam Viet Cong junk fleet bombarded SAIGON Viet Nam AP Vietnamese air force planes and two US destroyers bom barded a Viet Cong junk fleet 25 miles north of Qui Nhon Fri day night a US spokesman said Saturday and sank 23 of the boats The junks were spotted by a spotter plane which summoned skyraider bombers the spokes man said Two US destroyers assisted by shelling the area Softball game lasts 55 hours45 minutes TOMS RIVER NJ AP After 55 hours 45 minutes and 283 innings of play an exhaust ed group of teenage boys claimed the world marathon record for softball this week The goal of the 30 boys was 60 hours but the game was called at the insistence of parents The final score was Oak Ridge 506 Suburban Park 456 Complains elevators are treated too well MOSCOW AP An irate reader from Kharkov has com plained to the government newspaper Izvestia that the au tomatic elevators in his city are being treated too well All elevators get a daily lunch hour and one day off a week People either wait for the ma chines to start again or walk he said North Iowa Weather outlook Clor to cloudy Sat urday and Sunday Cootor and humid High Saturday M Details on 2 In legal battle over treasure BELVEGLIO DASTI Italy legal battle has broken out over a fabled lost treasure dating back A bald bespectacled American aid official was by police Saturday in the to the Renaissance Duke Carlo Matteo Farnese supposedly buried the treasure during the 16th century on the grounds of the Costellq Delia Malo of the Evil Death a hill in this north Italian village Engineer Alessandro Porro claims he has found Ihe trea sure some 75 feetbelow ground by means of an electronic detec tor he invented The data sup plied by the detector he said indicates the treasure includes barrels filled with gold and di amondstudded crowns Cario Barberis owner of the present residence erected on the ruins of the ancient castle re tained Porro He has since hired three workmen and started ex tensive excavation Barberis said this week he hoped to reach the coveted goal in one more month However he is embroiled in a dispute with Porro over what percent age of the treasure the engineer is entitled to Barberis says Porro agreed to 10 to 15 per cent The engineer has filed suit for 25 per cent of whatever turns up The case is scheduled to come up in court in Septem ber The Italian government is also interested in the matter since all national monuments belong to the state Discoverers of hidden treasures are entitled to only a share of their findings Dukt Farnese his wife Zcleusa Ellcnica poisoned Lhemselves to escape capture by Spanish forces besieging the castle during one of the many 16th century wars fought by Eu ropean powers over Italian ter ritory The couple is supposed lo be buried deep under the castle ruins along with mystery treasure I New law governs the one for the road ALBANY NY AP A bar patron who orders one for the road just before closing time will be required to finish his drink within 30 minutes after the legal closing hour The new law is intended to curtail the practice of stack ing drinks purchasing sev eral just before the legal closing time of a bar for consumption later Wage dispute strike at French airport PARIS AP Most ground service employes at Orly Air port went on strike Saturay in a wage dispute At Le Bourget about half the employes stopped work Arrival and departure o planes was only slightly affect cd said The Snoopy pulled along side and her captain Capt Ed ward Doody of Portland Maine called out that he had a torpedo hung in the nets I told him to pull clear and let me know when he had it out He pulled back about 300 yards and radioed that he was bring ing it aboard Then this tremendous blast shook our boat and I looked and he was just gone There was nothing left but splinters Berry radioed the Coast Guards 5th District headquar ters here for help as he wheelec his vessel to look for survivors As cutters raced out from Coast Guard stations in Norfolk and in Ocracoke NC bringing a doctor to the injured sharks gathered in the splinterstrewn waters and hope for survivor faded In the mornings early hours Dr Tom Provost of the US Public Health Hospital at Eliza beth City NC was lowered by helicopter to the scalloper Ex plorcr where the survivor were too critically hurt to b moved laying of his chief and an at ractive Vietnamese woman A huge dragnet spread trough Saigons slums for the uspect identified by police as Robert Kimball 36 a Utah na ive Vietnamese police distrib ted passportsized photographs f him to passersby and plain lothes agents His chief Jack E Ryan 44 lead of the US aid missions Public Safety Division and the wornnn Mrs Nguyen Thi Mai an employe of Ryans office were shot Friday night outside Ryans villa Ryan a former FBI agent directed about 100 Americans giving police training to the South Vietnamese Ryan hud served 10 years in Southeast Asia and had returned a day before the shooting from Wash ington consultations Viet Cong attack repelled by Corps SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US Marines repelled a Viet Cong attack six miles west of Chu Lai Saturday killing four guerrillas a US military spokesman said The spokesman said the Ma rines suffered no casualties Chu Lai is about 340 miles northeast of Saigon The spokesman reported only light scattered action in the ground war but continued heavy 330 Principal resigns at Charles City school CHARLES CITY Harold Burshtan principal of Charles City Community High School the past three years has re signed effective Aug 1 Burshtan will become princi pal of Trempcr High School at Kenosha Wis air strikes against Viet Cong concentrations in South Viet Nam An estimated 295 Viet Cong were reported killed by US Air Force and Vietnamese aircraft However there was no confir mation by body count Four B57s were said to have pounded two Viet Cong encamp ments and fortifications some 10 miles east of Quang Ngai city An GUESSES ON Mason population differ Page 13 City 17000 Final moves yet to come WASHINGTON armed services were under orders Saturday to study a possible draft increase while President Johnson look a weekend break in the intensive consultations on Viet Nam The last of three days of con ferences on the Southeast Asia fighting was devoted in part Friday to possible need to in crease draft quotas Moyers said and the President asked the military service chiefs to make special studies during the weekend on the additional strenglh each of the forces may eed in South Viet Nam The Pentagon issued a draft all Friday for 17000 men the numerical range that has revailod in recent months Some indication of the seri usncss with which military ommandcrs view the manpow r situation in Viet Nam came Vulay night in a speech by Gen Harold K Johnson chief of staff of the Army in Colum bus Ga Johnson who participated in White House discussions on Viet Nam told an American Legion state convention the Viet Cong have been operating with great er frequency in battalion and regimental formations In contrast with the guerrilla actics of the past he said they have been willing to en gage in sustained combat opera tions against South Vietnamese units and to hold for periods of miles northeast of Saigon estimated 110 Viet Con were killed in the strike th spokesman said Thirteen Viet Cong bodies re portedly were counted after a search and destroy ground mis sion in Quang Ngai Province in Lhc central Viet Nam lowlands Anolher 14 guerrillas were reported killed by US armed helicopters in support of the ground action but there appar ently was no confirmation on the ground Thirtyfive more Viet Cong were reported killed by crews of other copters in the Bien Iloa area 25 miles north of Saigon the spokesman said In the air war against North Viet Nam US aircraft struck both north and south of Hanoi Vietnamese sources said Mrs tai was the wife of a Victnam se air force officer and the mother of four children Friends aid she and the suspect had icen close friends Police sources said the slay ng apparently was motivated a desire for personal re Kimballs old haunts were searched and his friends ques tioned as Vietnamese police and American security men at tempted to trace the suspect The US Embassy also was in vestigating The suspects motorcycle was found in a quarter between downtown Saigon and the Chinese part of the capital A Vietnamese student Miss Chan Thi Lai 16 told a news man that Mrs Ilai and Kimball were friends of her mother and had been frequent visitors lo her home They had been there Friday night she said and left about 9 pm Police said Ryan was shot in the chest and head as he stepped from his car in front of his home at about 11 pm A doctor said that either shot would have been fatal Mrs Hai investigators said apparently was in Ryans car and was shot as she tried to run away Ryan is survived by his widow and two children none of whom is in Saigon In addition to his aid job Ryan was personal adviser to Col Pham Van Lieu chief of the Vietnamese national police service As such he was one of the ranking US advisers in South Viet Nam Church news4 Society news 67 Clear Lake news 7 Sports 910 Mason City news 1213 Editorials 15 Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news 18 Barn burns on farm near Forest City FOREST Friday destroyed a 42 by 3G foot barn on the Norman Lovik farm 10 miles west of Forest City The blaze was discovered by Mrs Lovik about 1 pm The Crystal Lake and Woden Fire departmcnls answered the call and kept the fire from spread ing lo olher buildings Included in Ihe loss were a liay shed about 800 bales of hay and straw and a milking machine A pony kept in the barn was in the field when the fire broke out The loss has been estimated at about The cause of the fire has not been determined New hay which was put in the barn a week ago may have caused spontaneous combus tion time terrain features such as district capitals Despite bombing of supply routes he said enough ammu nition has been sent into South Viet Nam since January to sup ply 20000 Communist soldiers On the brighter side he said the Viet Cong have been absorb ing heavy casualties and may be having trouble finding re placements He suggested they may be attempting a gamble in hopes the government of South Viet Nam can be stampeded into catapulting before more help arrives or supplies are fur ther pinched off Gen Tran Thiem Khiem the South Vietnamese ambassador in Washinglon said his govern ment and that of the United States are discussing the need for a unified chain of command to coordinate the fighting in his country Khiem a former army chief of staff and defense secretary also spoke in an interview of heavy Viet Cong losses and said raw recruits are appearing in increasing numbers in the com bat areas I Johnson sends wreath ior services of Rhee SEOUL AP President Johnson sent a wreath via the US Embassy today to the Pear Blossoms House where the body of former President Syngman Rhce resls Baby born 39000 feet over Atlantic NEW YORK AP When the first cries of life were heard at 39000 feet 55 passengers applauded and a courageous stewardess sighed with relief The captain ordered champagne for everyone except the new arrival The baby girl was born Fri day to Mrs Albert A Herzog 22 of Warehouse Point Conn in a Lufthansa jet flying over the Atlantic Ocean between La brador and Newfoundland She was returning from a visit to her parents at Pforzheim Ger many The baby was delivered by Stewardess Ria Bernbach of Hamburg West Germany She followed radioed instructions from Dr Peter Bulle of Wash ington aboard a Lufthansa jet flying nearby Meanwhile the father 39 was driving to Kennedy airport to pick up his wife and her daugh ter Andrea 2 by a previous marriage Herzog had chosen a boys name for the child ex pected next week When Herzog arrived at the airport he was told he was the father of a baby girl I guess Ill let my wife pick out the name now he said The upinlheclouds delivery by long distance instructions took about 30 minutes Baby and mother were in excellent condi tion It was easy after I received the instructions said Miss Bernbach was helped by Hcleno of Bellmorc NY a aide who related this She Rcrat nurses story A stewardess asked if any one was trained in medical pro cedures I told her I was a nurses aide she said Come with me We went to the section where Mrs Ilerzog was stretched out on a scat I talked to the doctor over the radio and he told me what lo do It was an easy birth Ivo seen many of them at the hospi tal Mrs Herzog had no anes thesia but she bore up well Shes a fine girl She was grate ful Dr Bulle who teaches at Georgetown University was called to the cockpit and told he had lo direct a delivery in the plane ahead He picked up a radio headset and went to work When the plane with its new passenger landed the mother and baby sped in a waiting am bulance six miles to Queens General Hospital y Fridays White House discus sions got into the issue of eco nomic development plans for Southeast Asia Moyers said and the President arranged for members of Congress concerned to meet next week with his spe cial adviser on economic devel opment in the area Eugena Black Although Johnson left Wash ington Friday evening for Camp David the presidential retreat in the nearby Maryland moun tains press secretary Bill D Moyers said the President would keep in close touch with his advisers including Secre tary of Defense Robert S Mc Namara Secretary of State Dean Rusk and McGeorga 3undy special assistant on na ional security matters The President and Mrs John son had as their weekend guests he ambassador designate to the United Nations Supreme Court Justice Arthur J Goldberg and Mrs Goldberg SAME   

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