Friday, July 30, 1965

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1965, Mason City, Iowa OFF TO VIET shots are given left to a long line of First Cavalry troops as they make last minute preparations to leave for duty in Viet marches units along a road at Fort Benning Ga in Nam At right Sgt Nevells Harvey Tylertown Miss last minute training with mortars before they enter Phoiofu the war in Southeast Asia Will boost readiness of Reserve Plans set for select units WASHINGTON AP Cer tain selected units of the Nation al Guard and Reserve will be brought to peak readiness in the months ahead officials said Fri day This was evidence that a call up of Reserve forces remains a strong possibility for the future even if President Johnson ha decided against such a course for the present In effect Pentagon will be creating a superready Reserve that will have the highest priori ty Units so lapped likely will be given additional weekend train ing will get new clothing sup plies new spare parts for their equipment and possibly addi tional gear from stockpiles and lower priority units They would be the first to go into federal service and offi cials hope would be in the bes possible shape to meet their deployment objectives eigh to twelve weeks after muster in the case of priority Army guarc and Army reserve units It was indicated that two or three firstline National Guard infantry divisions may be cho sen for the special treatment There are four such divisions the 26th of Massachusetts the 28th of Pennsylvania the 42nd of New York and the 30th of North Carolina Some of the eight priority in fantry brigades in the Arm guard and reserve also may be selected to undergo increasec readiness preparations These eight are the 157th o Pennsylvania the 187th of Mas sachusetts the 191st of Montana and the 205th of Minnesota all in the Reserve the 29th of Hawaii the 69th of Kansas the 92nd of Puerto Rico and the 258th of Arizona Virginia and Missouri all in the guard Certain lesser supporting units also may be included Elements of the Air National Guard and the Air Reserve may be given additional attention to sharpen their readiness Governor gained new data on Viet DES MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes said Friday he gained information I didnt have before in a presidential briefing on the Viet Nam in Washington But when asked if any of the information surprised him he replied I dont think surprised is the right word Hughes was one of several governors flown from the Na tional Governors Conference at Minneapolis to Washington for a briefing on Viet Nam Thurs day night The governors then flew in the Presidents plane back to Minneapolis Hughes said he supports Pres ident Johnsons policy on Viet Nam and added I would support any presi dent on foreign policy Our presidents are the only men who have the information avail able to make a decision on foreign policy President Johnson has ex plained why we are in Viet Nam and I think all the governor support our Viet Nam policy The governor said Presiden Johnson offered to send a rep resentative out to any state tc brief any governor on nationa policies and problems when ever the governor wants to b briefed North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Friday niflht with scattered or thunderstorms affecting about 30 per cent of Hw area cool er lows upper northwest to low southeast Satur day mostly fair and cooler highs in mid to upper Details on 2 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 30 1965 10o copy This Paper Consists of Three Sections Section juioclated Preu rull No 144 race for racial trouble Saturn pushes bird in orbit CAPE KENNEDY Fla Saturn 1 rocket concluded its flight program with a 10th straight suc cess Friday and hurled into orbit Pegasus 3 a giant luminescent space bird whose feathers may one day be plucked by spacewalking astronauts A year or so from now if the venture appears feasible a Gemini astronaut wearing a rocket pack may leave his spacecraft and rip off detachable metal carried by Pegasus 3 to bring them back to Vote union at packing plant here Mason City is to have a sec nd local union of the United ackinghouse Food and Allied rorkers The union won he ational Labor Relations Board ection Friday at Blue Ribbon eef Pack with 29 votes of 44 Thirteen voted for no union vo voted for the National rothcrhood of Packinghouse nd Dairy Workers Three other orkers hired before July 4 ere eligible but did not vote The new union will be entirc r separate from Local 38 which epresents workers at Jacob E ecker and Sons It will elect s own officers and bargaining ommittee The election campaign by the nited Packinghouse Workers as directed by James Robin on Nora Springs district field epresentative of the union He assisted by the organizing ommittee of Local 38 Local 38 will assist the new ocal in any way possible said enzil Jones acting president n the absence of president lamon Long Jones said two organizers for he National Brotherhood from t Joseph Mo worked for two veeks here before the plant pened while the UPWA started s work June 28 Vote for expansion of rehab programs WASHINGTON AP The louse has voted for expansion if the federally aided state re labilitation programs that help 120000 persons a year It passed Thursday by voice vote and sent to the Senate a rill to authorize more than illion for the programs during he next three years earth for study The satellite joined two ear lier Pegasus payloads already in space recording the impacl of meteorites to learn how much of a threat theypose to lengthy manned space flight If an astronaut could return one or more of the paperthin aluminum sheets to earth ex perts would be able to learn more than radio signals tell The mighty Saturn 1 thun dered away from its launching pad right on schedule at 8 am CDT and the satellite was drilled into orbit about 330 miles high in the same orbital plane usec by Gemini spacecraft The Saturn 1 will be succeed ed next year by the more pow erful Saturn IB Once in orbit the 23100pounc satellite extended two winglike projections to a span of 96 fee and began coursing through space presenting a broad tar get for the streaking space par tides The National Aeronautics anc Space Administration reportec that both the rocket and the spacecraft performed flawless ly Thus Saturn 1 ended with an other success its flight program which started Oct 27 1961 All 10 flights were successfu and the rockets provided Ameri cas missilemen with valuable data on how to handle large and complex boosters The lesson will be applied to the Saturn 11 and the massive Saturn 5 whicl will be used to launch astro nauts to the moon Saturn IB will begin its fligh program early next year ani on its fourth flight is schedule to lift a threeman Apollo space ship into orbit to practice fo lunar voyages Mounted on the 14footwid Pegasus wings were 208 alum num panels of varying thick ness up to threehundreths an inch They were rigged elec Ironically to measure the num ber of rhetoeroid hits and ho deep they penetrate Negroes reject mayors plea AMERICUS Ga rejected an appeal Tom the mayor Friday and marched to the courthouse o announce they would resume a night vigil called off two nights ago after a white youth was shot to death Two youthful leaders in courthouse speeches told he 150 marchers ringed by heavy state and city po ice guard that everybody in this community was to blame for the killing Wednesday midnight Two Ne Get orders to protect marchers ARTIST CONCEPT OF ASTRONAUT PLUCKING PEGASUS PANELS f Heavy casualties in attack by Viet Reds SAIGON South Viet Nam AP A Viet Cong force at tacked a government training center 75 miles southwest of Saigon Friday and inflicted leavy casualties a US mili ary spokesman announced An estimated 125 to 500 guer rillas hit the Tan An regional force training center with 57mm recoilless rifles and machine guns the spokesman said The Viet Cong sent a suicide demolition team to blow up an ammunition dump at the center but the guerrillas didnt reach the dump the spokesman re ported Communist casualties if any were not reported In a related incident the spokesman said the Viet Cong lew up a bridge between Tan An and Cao Lanh and harassed an Lanh with five rounds of 60mm mortar fire and small arms fire A woman and two children were reported wounded Militiamen were sent to the area but no contact with the Viet Cong was reported Senate considering Peace Corps funds WASHINGTON AP An authorization of million to run the Peace Corps for another year is before the Senate senl there Thursday with bipartisan enthusiasm by the House The House passed the meas ure by voice vote Communist guerrillas also shelled the district headquarters of Nghia Hanh 85 miles south of Da Nang Government casual ties were termed very light Several thousand men of the US 173rd Airborne Brigade continued a sweep operation 35 miles southeast of Saigon bu for the second day no significan contact with the Viet Cong was reported The spokesman said one gucr rilla was found dead and anoth er wounded He speculated tha the casualties might have been victims of a Okinawabased B52 bombers that hit the area Thursday Military informants quotec VIET NAM Please turn to Page 2 Support lacking for new Greek premier WAVE OF OUSTED GREEK ATHENS Greece AP George Athanasiadis Novas Greeces new premier stubborn ly held on to his job Friday al though apparently facing defeat in parliamentary vole of con fidence The premier 72 told news men Thursday night he had no intention of resigning after 143 of the 170 deputies from his Cen ter Union party were reported planning to vote against him With 22 proCommunist deputies also opposing him he apparent ly stood jpo chance of getting a majority in the 300member Par liament The bulk of the Center Unioi deputies rallied behind the par ty chief ousted Premier Georg Papandreou But there was no ccrtaint Papandreou would get enoug votes to return him to the prem iership from which King Con stantine ousted him July 15 The crisis resulted from struggle between the king 25 and Papandreou 77 over th premiers plans to purge polit cally activj rightists from Ih Editorials 4 Comics 5 Mason Cify news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports 910 Clear Lake news 12 Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news 16 TV section 1718 Hoffa ready to appeal to high court CINCINNATI Ohio AP Teamsters Union President James R Hoffa was just one step away Friday from fulfilling his vow to take his attempted urylampering conviction to the JS Supreme Court The 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday unanimously upheld the conviction rejecting the 52yearold labor leaders contentions that he was indicted by an improperly impaneled grand jury and convicted on tainted and insufficient evi dence He may seek a rehearing by the appeals court and if unsuc cessful then take the case be fore the Supreme Court He vowed he would fight the matter to the Supreme Court if neces sary Hoffa and three other men were convicted March 4 1964 in US District Court at Chatta nooga Tenn Hoffa was sen tenced to eight years in prison and fined The three oth ers received fouryear prison terms Their convictions were upteld NEW ORLEANS fed eral judge told the two top po lice officials of racially torn Bogalusa to set up ironclad ar rangements to protect civil rights demonstrators within sev en days or each be fined a day Chief US Dist Judge Her Dert W Christenberry convicted Bogalusa Public Safety Commis sioner Arnold Spiers and Police Chief Claxton Knight of civil contempt Judge Christenberry ordered Spiers and Knight to Prepare detailed plans for police coverage and protection of civil rights pickets and use all reasonable means to protect demonstrators on a 24hour bas is Establish a clear chain of command in the police depart ment Issue written instructions to police supervisors Notify all policemen in writ ing of their duties in protecting civil rights demonstrators under terms of the judges July 10 in junction Establish training classes for police officers A rookie Bogalusa policeman Donald Penton also convicted of civil contempt was ordered to provide proof within five days that he understands all police orders and the injunction or be fined daily Knight Spiers and Penton also will face criminal contempl charges in connection with Christenberrys order later this year In civil contempt the judge usually specifies what a defend ant must do to avoid punish ment If he does it punishmen may be withheld Criminal con tempt convictions mete out pun ishmcnt Minn Wisconsin women die in crash S ARGENTS Colo AP Eleanor Mildred Johnson 58 o St Paul Minn and Geraldin E Weidman 60 of Eau Claire Wis were killed Thursda night when their car went off a embankment four miles from this western Colorado town The Colorado State Patro said the automobile skidded on wet pavement and plunged ove a 400foot embankment LEAVES MOSCOW MOSCOW AP Presiden Sekou Toure of Guinea left cow Budapest Friday roes have been charged ith murder in the street laying A night vigil was begun Wed icsday to protest the arrest of our Negro women in a whites nly voting line It was the first demonstration ince the midnight killing Wed esday of Andrew A Whatley r 21 a Marine Corps enlistee Marches were suspended for 24 ours afterthe slaying Mayor T Griffin Walker had rged that further marches ailed off One death is enough aid Whatley was shot to death rom a passing car near a Ne ro demonstration part of a cries of protests to the arrest four Negro women for trying i desegregate a voting line last eek A federal court hearing pened in Macon on a Justice epartment petition to void the egregated election for a ce of the peace and to free omen from jail Two Negroes were charged ith murder in the slaying of whose death the may r described as a terrible monument to socalled peaceful emonstrations Walker said demonstrators in 3 marches during one week ad tried to test the patience f all citizens and stretch the aws of the community He pleaded for no retaliation r further violence The situation is tense but dditional deaths and undesir ble incidents can be averted if aders and individuals on both ides all maintain cool heads nd a calm understanding aid Gov Carl E Sanders in an tlanta interview said he ieved the situation had im roved somewhat Asked about Cu Klux Klan leaders plan to asit the Americus area rs said they had a right to peaceful assembly but he hoped no group would come into Amer cus to create violence The governor who said Thursday he would take what ever action necessary to keep order here repeated the state ment Walker said a curfew had been discussed but that thus ar we feel that things have not reached that stage He and the city council have requested all citizens not having necessary Business on the streets at night to remain at home