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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 16, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspgper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST U 1965 UOc a Paper Consists ot Two One Associated Press Full Lease No 159 Astronauts ready for eightday mission By HOWARD BENEDICT AP Aerospace Writer CAPE KENNEDY Pla tfl Astronauts L Gor don Cooper and Charles Conrad Jr squeezed into a sim ulated space craft Monday to practice numerous phases of the eightday Gemini 5 flight scheduled to start Thursday While they lay flat on their backs in the cramped craft weathermen issued an optimistic report for the first two days of the flight They did not predict con ditions beyond that Scheduled launch time Thursday is 9 am EST The CooperConrad exercises Monday included simulations of several launches key segments of the flight reentry and landing The two astronauts took their first day off in several weeks and relaxed with sports Sunday Cooper and astronaut Donald Slayton bobbed in a small boat in the Atlantic off Cape Kennedy and re ported catching several fish They said they hooked three sharks but all escaped Conrad and astronaut Neil Armstrong took to the golf links at Port Malabar about GO miles from Capo Kennedy Their scores were not reported Armstrong and Elliott See are backup pilots for the upcoming Gemini 5 mission Cooper an Air Force lieutenant colonel and Con rad a Navy lieutenant commander Monday returned to the long hours of rehearsal for their flight the long est yet planned by man It will equal the time planned for the first US manned lunar landing trip Medical experts hope the flight will erase any lingering doubts that man will be able to survive long enough in space to rocket to the moon and back Early in the flight the astronauts are to attempt mans first rendezvous with another satellite They will launch their own satellite from the spacecraft back about 52 miles away from it and then use radar ami other electronic aids to try to close within 20 feet of it Poverty bill debated Back of moon Pholofnx Russians Monday released this picture as the third photograph taken by interplanetary auto matic station Zond3 on July 20 Tass the Russian news agency which issued the picture described it as the equatorial part of the back side of the moon adjoining its eastern region A large dark spot on the right is the Eastern Sea See story and other picture Page 2 Attendance up at Fair here MONDAY KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY All persons having celebrated their golden wedding an niversary will be guests of the fair management this day purebred swine 4H demonstrations being judged in Girls 4H Building throughout the day 2 show in front of grandstand g show In front of grandstand uries received in falls and a Terrorists blow up buildings Hit Saigon headquarters SAIGON South Viet Nam two girl accom plices engaged a guard in con versation Viet Cong terrorists drove a jeep and a car loaded with explosives into South Viet Nams national police head quarters Monday and blew up several buildings Four policemen were killec by the blast and terrorist gun irc reliable sources said Abou 20 persons were wounded in eluding possibly six Americans he sources said The terrorists escaped unde cover of machinegun fire from two other cars outside the polici compound A police guan claimed he hit one of the escap ing men The explosion seriously dam aged the home of the director o the national police Col Pham Van Lieu The headquarter consists of three buildings in block long complex of polic buildings Col Liens home next to the headquarters US sources said the attack was probably carried out be cause of increased police activi ty in the Saigon area in recent months US authorities have been making a determined ef fort to increase the effective ness of the police force and the program has been paying off the sources said GUNS GUARD GOVERNOR Gov Edmund G Pat Brown is protected by National Guards men during a tour through the Los Angeles riot Photofax section He stopped his motorcade several times to tall to Negroes then desisted when police pro tested he was in danger of being hit by snipers By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Encouraged by the largest paid attendance in three years at the fair Sunday North Iowa Fair officials prepared for the stretch run of the 105th annual event A total of 5652 people paid their way onto the grounds Sunday That is the largest paid admission total since 5900 on a Sunday three years ago Fair President Al Heini said official counters at the main gates reported nearly 10 000 people were on the grounds at one time or another Sunday Of that total more than 4000 paid their way into the grand stand for a thrill show In the afternoon doublebarrelec more than 1500 attended the second pro gram of chucKwagon racing Compared to Saturday nights program when two men were treated at a hospital for in lorse had to be destroyed after t broke its leg Sunday after noons program was milci Only one rider had to receive emergency treatment after a all in a running race Sunday night more than 2 500 paid their way into the grandstand to watch some of he top modified stock car drivers in Iowa and Minnesota tjattle for more than Si000 in prize money in the North Iowa Senior Modified Championship races With the fairs second Kids Day scheduled for Monday and the alwayspopular tractor pull ing contest and North Iowa Amateur Rodeo on tap Tues day fair officials are hoping attendance will continue to The attack was the first seri ous terrorist incident in Saigon in seven weeks More than 40 persons were killed June 25 when terrorists set off explo sives at the My Canh restaurant on the Saigon riverfront South Vietnamese forces be Governor Riot in California is over Fight near on farm measure WASHINGTON Republicans in Congress re set to fire both barrels this week at President ohnsons antipoverty program and his farm bill The Senate opened debate Monday on the jillion bill which would provide funds to continue John ns antipoverty program for a second year Tuesday the House will take up still another con troversial measure the omnibus farm bill with its disputed plan i i jaimed at increasing the in fM Icome of wheat farmers accidents fatal to 13 By TUti ASSOCIATED 1HKSS Iowas highways were bloody over the weekend with 13 per sons killed in traffic accidents Six perished in a collision near Griswold early Sunday that ripped one car in half length wise and left the other a scarce mass of wreckage The collision of two cars Sun day at an Osceola County road intersection near Ocheyedan killed Mrs Florence Broeckle 38 of Worthington Minn and Joycclyn Claus 8 daughter of Editorials 4 Society news 567 North Iowa news Sports 910 Mason City news 1213 Clear Lake news 16 gan a large operation in Quang Tri Province bordering North Viet Nam following up a satu ration raid there Saturday by B52 bombers of the US Stra tegic Air Command A briefing officer said five Viet Cong guer rillas were killed in the initial stages of the operation In the air war US and Viet namese warplanes flew 218 sor ties against the Communist guerrillas in South Viet Nam during the 24hour period end ing at 6 am spokesmen said The pilots reported more than 200 buildings destroyed and 75 others damaged he added By JAMES BACON and WALTER GRAY LOS ANGELES Cali fornia Gov Edmund G Brown said Monday that Los Angeles six day riot has ended Thc rioting and looting which the National Guard was called in to help suppress has now ided the governor told news pickup With temperatures near the 100degrce mark the first FAIR Please Turn to Page 2 Four US Navy Skyraiders from the carrier Oriskany sup ported by three Skyhawks hit VIET NAM Please turn to Page 2 Enforce racial peace No new riots reported in Chicago CHICAGO of police supported by some 2000 national guardsmen held in re serve continued Monday to en force racial peace in a largely Negro neighborhood where riot ing erupted Thursday and Fri day nights There were no new outbreaks of violence Saturday or Sunday as police in the West Garfield Park area firmly pursued a poli cy of breaking up groups be fore they could become mobs More than 300 policemen pa trolled the troubled area around he clock Additional police stood by in nearby police dis ricts and National Guards units were on standby duty at five armories This display of strength to gether with the strategy of ban ning groups and pleas from Ne gro leaders for common sense were believed to be factors in easing the tense situation Violence erupted in the area after a Negro woman was killed by a fire truck responding to a fire call that turned out to be a false alarm The rioting Thursday and Friday nights re sulted in injuries to 67 person and the arrest of 123 Albert Raby convenor of th Coordinating Council of Com munity Organizations a civ rights group expressed salis faction with the restoration o peace but demanded thai cit officials investigate the cause o the outbreak Were not going to be in volved in keeping the peace a the price of injustice cor tinning the status quo for thes kids and others he told new men en He said the 15000 Guardsmen There was no massing of As relief authorities moved mobs however and only lons Of foocj into the handful of arrests Jburncd and looted district po Firefighting officials saidl were almost back to normallhcc and masscd nallonal except for considerable moppingiguardsmen kept close watch for Riots ataglance Many of the fire crews m aiiwnite areas uos ANGELES AP The up i possible renewal of sniping and wore antiflak suits borrowed from equipment developed for fighting in Viet Nam as protec tion against snipers I A highranking police officer said the attacks Sunday night toll of Negro riot strife in its sixth day in Los Angeles Dead 32 including 2 white and early Monday seemed peace officers one white fire After five straight nights and organized Hciman and 29 Cau rioting by uncounted thousands of Negroes police removed square mile unsafe zone andj Arier fivc clavs of senseless this morning residents movedjand seemingly spontaneous about freely for the first burning and pillaging firemen and four national since Wednesday night j Newsmen saw one convertible with its top down j ould remain on duty for Of the barricades in a 42 me being but the first phase the states mission here has en successfully carried out in n operation that was a credit both theLos Angeles law on rccment officers and the Na onal Guard He cautioned The worst is vcr But we must and will ontinuc to deal forcefully with e terrorists until Los An elcs is safe again As he made the statement icrc were scattered reports ofl niping and looting but there ad been no massing of mobs mcc early in the morning Police Chief William H Park r told newsmen we arc now in hat I hope we might call the ccovery period Parker said a curfew would cm a in in effect in a 42squarc nile riot zone and 15000 Na ional Guardsmen would remain n duty for the time being But I have no intention to in crease the force Parker said whole riot is like a guy who has been on a binge but dawn comes some day and he las to sober up Over the weekend violence spread to other Southern Cali fornia cities didnt say by whom The death toll stood at 33 casian one JapaneseAmerican one MexicanAmerican and 26 i Negroes Injured 812 including 692 civilians 78 peace officers 37 RIOT Please Turn to Page 2 guardsmen Arrested 2847 including 2 446 adults and 401 juveniles Mr and Mrs Roger Claus of near Ocheyedan Mcrlyn Berg 31 of Lenox made restaurant equipment He delivered a load of it to Chero kee Friday and with his family stopped at Griswold in south est Iowa to visit with the ergs friends the Boyd Robin on family A car carrying the Robinson id Berg families collided with nother car at the crest of a hill xir miles east of Griswold The crash killed six persons he victims were Robinson 34 is son Michael 10 and daugh er M i c k i Sue G Berg 31 is daughter Pamela 9 and a assenger in the other car ames Pctcrsen 17 son of Mr nd Mrs Harvey Peterson of jriswold Petersen was in a car driven iy Philip Palmer 17 son of Mr nd Mrs William Palmer oi Vnaheim Calif That car over urned and burned The Palmers ave been visiting relatives in his area Both drivers were hospitalizec n Council Bluffs along with two jther Robinson children Luann and Jo Beth 12 and Bergs vife Bonnie 31 All were re iorted in fair to good condition A one car accident Sunday night killed Ben Shoof 19 son if Mr and Mrs MD Shoof of near Perry Officers said Shoo vas alone in a car which wen Dff a Boone County road at a urve onehalf mile west of Berk ey Near Troy III Mrs Maple McCabe 54 of Iowa City was killed when she was thrown out of a car and was run over The car driven by her husband Frank had gone into a spin on the grass median strip of a four lane highway after another car passing on the right had forced it off the road After the first few hours of daylight police reported this is by f a r the quietest day yet Then shooting and looting started again as it has every day since rioting broke out last Wednesday Despite Republican opposi ion Senate Democratic leaders predicted the poverty legislation vill clear their branch handily perhaps Tuesday The House plans to devote three days to the farm bill The measures managers reportedly are at work at some lastminute revisions designed to soften the opposition The biggest floor battle on the antipoverty bill is expected over the right of governors to veto projects in their states They have such a right under the present law passed in 1964 The Senate Labor Committee wrote in a provision which would eliminate the veto on three major types of projects community action neighbor hood Youths Corps and adult education Republican s e nators have pledged they will try to knock out this provision The 165billion authorization for the year ahead in the Senate measure is what Johnson asked except for million added in he Labor Committee for a spe cial program aimed at helping chronically unemployed poor adult workers with poor em ployment prospects The House in passing its ver ion of the legislation last month authorized a billion total The House battle on the farm ll centers on a wheat provision recommended by Secretary of Agriculture Orviile L Freeman Opponents say the adminis tration proposal would lead to higher bread prices a bread tax Sponsors of the bill say it would bring an increase of only seventenths of a cent in the cost of the wheat which goes into a loaf of bread Backstage talk of a compro mise on the farm measure cen ters in broad outline on a plan which would raise the price lev el at which the government could resell surplus grain thereby curbing the competition the government poses to private grain dealers The second part of the com promise would be retention in the main of the controversial wheat section The bill also would extend the cotton feed grains wool and ropland adjustment programs Weather outlook ON HAND Tuesday is Hobo Day at Britt but these four candi dates for King of the Hoboes were on hand over the weekend making their mulligan stew in City Park From left they are Slow Motion Shorty the Pennsylvania Kid king in 19G3 Connecticut Slim and Texas Slim The parade gets under way at am Tuesday followed by the elec tion of the king and queen and the mulligan stew served to the public at noon BULLETIN UNITED NATIONS N Y United States an nounced Monday that itwill bow to the will of the majority and permit the UN General Assembly to resume normal operations without a con frontation over Soviet voting rights See earlier story Page 2 Partly cloudy through Tues day with scattered light show ers and thunderstorms over 30 per cent of the area Lows Monday night in the 60s Highs for Tuesday in upper 80s SAME 1   

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