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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST IMS Paper rf Two Associated Press Full LCIM Wirci No 171 Gemini 5 ataglance BY THE ASSOCIATED PBESS Astronauts Air Force Lt Col L Gordon Cooper Jr 38 and Navy Lt Cmdr Charles Con rad Jr 35 displayed no ill effects from eight days of weightless flight They return to Cape Kennedy Fla Monday where medical experts will check them over until Thursday Splashdown Gemini 5 missed its target by 103 miles Sunday after a 3338200mile spacef light because of a wrong computer calcu lation in the Gemini control center at Houston Tex The center said the reason for the error wouldnt be known for several days Record At am CDT Sunday the Gemini 5 completed the longest manned space flight in history 120 orbits in 190 hours 55 minutes It gave the United States the lead over the Soviet Union in man hours in space 639 hours 48 minutes to 507 hours 16 minutes Hope to avert strike LBJ calls steel negotiators to White House WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson called steel nego tiators to the White House Mon day to resume their talks under his eye in an attempt to head off a nationwide strike set for midnight Tuesday It is the Presidents hope they will continue to bargain until a settlement is reached presidential press secretary Bill D Moyers told newsmen Flying from Pittsburgh to the capital were six top officials of the United Steelworkers Union and four steel company execu tives The two groups were headed by union president lW Abel and R Conrad Cooper ex ecutive vice president of tlie US Steel Corp They were expected in Wash ington in early afternoon Moyers indicated no plans had been made to go to court and seek an 80day antistrike injunc tion possible under the emer gency provisions of the Taft Hartley Act Any discussion of the Taft Hartley Act is premature at this time Moyers said in re sponse to a question He said the President would meet with the negotiators in the cabinet room then leave them to try to work out a settlement in the Executive Office Building across the street from the White House Moyers said Secretary of La bor W Willard Wirtz and Sec retary of Commerce John T Connor would give what assist ance they could The govern ments principal mediator he said remains William E Sim kin director of the Federal Me diation and Conciliation Service Johnsons decision to take a personal hand in the steel dis pute at this point followed a re port from the factfinding team he sent to Pittsburgh Saturday The word from the two mem bers Sen Wayne Morse DOre and Undersecretary of Com merce Leroy Collins was that the negotiators were getting no where and the negotiations were stalemated The White House said John son got a thorough compre hensive report from Morse and Collins at the breakfast table with Wirtz and Connor also present along with William Sim kin director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Serv ice In Pittsburgh negotiators for the United Steelworkers Union and 10 major steel firms sus pended their deadlocked bar gaining sessions The nations largest steel producer US Steel Corp said it was in the process of shutting down some facilities as the strike deadline Trouble flares in Domingo Rebels fight peace force SANTO DOMINGO Domin ican Republic AP Rebe troops and the InterAmerican Peace Force engaged in heavy exchange of fire during the night in the most serious outbreak since June Rebel headquarters reporte at least 5 dead and 10 wounde in the sharp twohour firefigh ending shortly after midnight Organization of American States sources said rebel casu allies had been reported to them as 9 dead and 31 wounded There was an unconfirme report that a Paraguayan sol dier of the InterAmerican Peace Force had been slightly wounded No US casualtie were reported There were indications th shooting was touched off b mortar fire directed at the rebe sector of the city by troops o the civilianmilitary junta The incident occurred ami reliable reports that an agree ment was imminent on an OA formula for ending the four month old Dominican crisis These reports said militarj leaders backing the junta ha asked for a minor change in modified version of the pcac proposal accepted by the rebels US Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker of the OAS politica committee told newsmen he did not believe the latest shooting incident would affect the peace efforts Bunker and the other two members of the committee Ambassador Ilmar Penha Mar inho of Brazil and Ramon de Clairmont Duenas of El Salva dor rushed to the headquarters of the InterAmerican Peace Force at the Hotel Jaragua to end the shooting One mortar shell landed near the hotel but caused no casual ties The hotel is in the interna tional security zone held by the peace force North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable cloud nest Monday night with scattered showers or thunderstorms ending by morning Warmer Monday night lows in upper 50s and low 60s Tuesday partly cloudy and locally warmer highs in low 70s Weather on 2 B52s hit Commie positions Reds down US plane CLOSE LOOK Dr Glenn Tubbs peers into the right ear of as tronaut Gordon Cooper aboard the Photorax carrier Lake Champlain after the spacemen had completed an eight day flight LOOKING FOR TROUHLE Dr Howard Minners gives an ear ex amination to astronaut Charles Con Photofax rad aboard the USS Lake Champlain after he and Gordon Cooper returned from a historic flight in space Inside The Globe SCHOOLS open Drive carefully Page 13 Editorials 4 Society news 678 Sports 910 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Clear Lake news 16 Comics 17 Classified pages 1619 North Iowa news 20 Negro pupils dont show in Alabama HAYNEVILLE Ala AP five Negro pupils scheduled to attend newly desegregated Hayncville High School failed to appear for classes Monday but he countys force of special deputies showed up with four Negroes on it Apparently the Negro pupils decided to delay their entry into the school following a pat tern in other desegregation cas es They have already enrolled at the school in Lowndes County where two civil rights workers Astronauts back on solid ground have been slain lence this year in racial vio CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP Astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad flew back Monday to this base from which hey were launched on their epic eightday voyage in space Two Navy planes bringing the spacemen off the deck of the aircraft carrier Lake Cham plain landed on the Cape Ken nedy skid strip at am Floridas Gov Haydon Burns joining with space officials in greeting the nations newest he rocs presented each astronaut with a plaque engraved with the great seal of the state and ex pressing the appreciation of the state of Florida for the epic journey that started here Aug 21 Its great to be back on solid ground Cooper said And were glad to be getting back to work writing a report on the good the bad the in different We hope it will be a report that will improve the quality of later flights Refreshed by a 12hour sleep on the carrier Cooper and Con tied away to begin the long mis sion reviews that will keep them in seclusion 11 days Dr Charles A Berry Gemini flight surgeon said each had lost 10 pounds since they were blasted aloft from the Cape probably due to dehydration They landed just two miles from Pad 19 from which they were launched Nearby a Titan 2 rocket and another spacecraft were being for the Gemini 6 launch ng scheduled Oct 25 As doctors continued to keep a sharp eye on Cooper and Con rad for any adverse symptoms space authorities spoke enthusi astically of having qualified Sheriffs deputies guarded the entrance to the onestory school The four Negro deputies wearing pistols are part of a 50man voluntary auxiliary re cruited in recent weeks to put down trouble rad Each said he and felt fine and had suffered no ill effects at al from the marathon journey in the vacuum of space After the brief greetings Cooper and Conrad were hus Avalanche buries 100 SAAS FEE Switzerland AP A huge avalanche of ice crashed down on a construction site near here Monday and first reports said nearly 100 workers were buried Police said a section of a gla cier broke away and buried the men working on a hydroelec trie power project in southern Switzerland not far from the Italian border The worker were Italians and Swiss Aquanaufs ready for test LA JOLLA Calif AP aquanauts finished setting up housekeeping Monday for their 45day endurance test in Sealab 2 205 feet below the Pacific Ocean surface They they were to swim out to help hook up 2 communications and datagathering unit on the side of their undersea trailer Our views of marine life are tremendously exciting team leader M Scott Carpenter ra dioed to the surface Sunday Visibility down here is much greater than we had hoped for he said We should be extreme ly successful with our marine biology experiments A mass of unusually clear wa ter now surrounds the undersea craft giving the aquanauts 60 to 70 feel visibility a Navy spokesman said During preliminary dives the water was so murky they could see only about 20 feet he said The divers descended Satur day to their 12by58foot steel cylinder on the ocean floor 1 000 yards from this Southern California resort They dove down wearing skindiving gear Using underwater breathing they later swam to a rocketshaped personnel trans fer capsule 30 feet away to in spect its workings The capsule clearly visible from Sealab 2 will be used to bring the aqua nauts to the surface in emer gencies or for final decompres sion on ascending at the end of their tours man for an eightday roundtrip the moon Happy officials here ex ressed their confidence this vay in a press briefing shortly fter the astronauts were rought aboard the Champlain iy helicopter Sunday Dr Robert Gilrtith Manned ipacecraft Center director As ou all know we are driving orward to go to the moon dur ng this decade and someone aid there in control center Weve now qualified one of the ubsystems for the mission Thats the crew Dr Charles Berry flight sur eon We dont like to neces sarily consider the crew as sub systems but we certainly have he first of any parts of the Apollo system the moon rocket project that are qualified for eight days The space heroes were to sleep as long as they liked to day After more examinations he men were to be flown to Jape Kennedy about 400 miles Tom the carrier to begin 1 days of seclusion The twohour flight will be a snails pace compared to the 17 500mileperhour speed of th space chariot that carried Coop er an Air Force lieutenant colo nel and Conrad a Navy lieuten ant commander for almos eight days of weightless flying First examinations Sunday aboard the Champlain indicated the men were in remarkable physical condition They have no symptoms of any kind said Flight Surgeon Howard Minners They are in wonderful shape President Johnson phoned his congratulations to the space twins almost by the time they had removed their silver space suits Cooper 21 veteran of two space trips and the tattooed Ivy Leaguer Conrad 35 ended See more photos on Gemini Page 18 Charged with possession of marijuana ELDORA AP Four men arrested after their car was stopped for speeding were being ield Monday on charges of il egal possession of marijuana Hardin County Sheriff Lowell McCormick said he and High way Patrolman Cal Countryman lound 258 pounds of raw mari mana vauled at in the OBrien named to Cabinet WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson was back at his White House desk Monday after a wideranging Texas news con ference at which he announced presidential assistant Lawrence F OBricn will replace John A Gronouski as postmaster gener SA1GON South Viet Nam AP US B52 bombers from he Strategic Air Commanc again hit suspected Viet Cong positions in two weekend raid in South Viet Nam a US mill tary spokesman announced Mon day Communist gunners shot anAmerican plane over North Viet Nam and Viet Cong guerrillas attacked a halfdozen outposts south of Saigon over running three of them One of the 852 strikes was made Saturday in northern Quang Tin Province 325 miles north of Saigon The other on Sunday again hit Zone D the 600squaremile jungle area which starts 30 miles north of Saigon The strikes by the Guam based eightengine planes were the 13th and 14th reported in the war Five of them were carried out in the last six days Under new security regula approached It started cooling coke ovens If he chooses to Johnson can invoke the TaftHartley Act and forestall a strike for 80 days He already has said a strike could damage the economy and that hell act in the national interest it a settlement is not reached the American way The cltances of a negotiated settlement dimmed despite ef forts of his special mediators Sen Wayne Morse DOre and Undersecretary of Commerce LeRoy Collins Sent to Pitts burgh Saturday by the Presi dent they left for the capital Sunday night Morse said man agement and labor were in an inexcusable and unjustified deadlock Still Morse said Our mis sion was not a failure Collins said I am satisfied that this can still be resolved The Steelworkers Union is asking increases of 53 cents an hour over 39 months It has re jected an industry offer of 406 cents an hour over 35 months Steelworkers average an hour in wages and benefits lW Abel president of the union and R Conrad Cooper chief negotiator for the 10 major steel producers met secretly or two hours Sunday their lirst session alone There is no agreement Abel said afterward Stengel to retire from active duty NEW YORK Casey Sten gel baseballs most popular fig ure since Babe Ruth bowed out Monday as manager of the New York Mets Stengels retirement as man ager becomes effective at the end of the season He will re main with the club as a vice president The 75yearold sports phe nomenon who has been out of uniform since July was present al Johnson flew home Sunday night a day early because he ust has a lot of work and wants 0 stay in touch with the steel situation said his press secre tary Bill D Moyers The Presi Gronouski to Poland Page 3 their recordshattering space GEMINI Please Turn to Page 2 trunk of the car The men all held in lieu of 10000 bond were identified as Paul Albright 23 and Hilmer Kent Krause 22 both of Eldora David Monroe Agee 22 of San Jose Calif and Leland Eugene Fanning 23 of Los Gastos Calif McCormick said one of the men told him the marijuana had been harvested in Iowa and was being taken to California for processing He quoted the man as saying the marijuana would have been worth when made up into cigarettes The sheriff said he stoppec the car for speeding Sunday aft ernoon on Highway 65 south oJ Hubbard In pursuing the vc hide he said he had noticed it appeared to be heavily loaded and he took the car to Eldora for investigation McCormick said he called inj Countryman and the two officers opened the trunk where they found the marijuana Hurricane Betsy not threatening land MIAMI Fla AP Hurri cane Betsy still no immediate threat to any land area carried her slowed forward movement and 80mileanhour winds into open seas Monday about 250 miles north of San Juan Puer to Rico tions the spokesman did not give the number of planes tak ing part or the number of bombs dropped The spokesman said an F105 Thunderchief was downed by ground fire Sunday on a bomb ing mission 80 miles northwest of Hanoi The pilot was reported to have ejected safely but could not be rescued because of dark ness He was listed as missing Another F105 was lost Sunday when it developed engine trou ble over North Viet Nam Its pilot was also reported to have ejected and was listed as miss ing dent had celebrated his 57th birthday anniversary at his ranch near Johnson City Gronouski 45yearold grand son of a Polish immigrant will be named ambassador to Po land Johnson said at the news conference Appointed post master general by President John F Kennedy Sept 30 1963 he was reappointed by Johnson In Washington the White House said the present ambas LBJ Please Turn to Page 2 Elements of a US Marine battalion killed an estimated 10 Viet Cong and wounded 8 others Sunday in a clash near the gi ant USSouth Vietnamese air base at Da Nang military spokesmen reported The spokesmen added how ever that only five of the Com munist dead were confirmed by body count The Marines suf fered light casualties in the en gagement five miles south of Da Nang the spokesman said Other Marines shelled five Viet Cong with artillery 10 miles southwest of Da Nang One guerrilla was confirmed killed and two others were believed dead The remaining were wounded and no Marine losses were reported CASEY STENGEL Will be an executive with Mets when the announcement was made at a press conference The Mets announced no suc cessor to Stengel Wes Westrum will remain as interim manager through the rest of the season continuing in the job he has held since Stengel was hurt a month ago Stengel made this statement After much consideration I have decided to retire as man ager of the New York Mets at the close of the 1965 season This is due to my wish to be re lieved of the arduous duties of active management and on medical advice following my latest injury I am delighted to remain with the Mets in an executive capacity Advocates destruction of Chinese Aweapons Parts of Iowa record up to 512 inches of rain BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS v Showers and thunderstorms that dumped as much as 55 inches of rain on parts of Iowa were continuing in the eastern parts of the state Monday The Weather Bureau said some eastern counties could get some more heavy rain later Monday and Monday night The precipitation however had end ed in the west The heaviest rainfall reported was 55 inches at North English Wapello had 486 inches Wash ington 419 and there was an un official report of 460 inches at Morning Sun in southern Louisa County Lightning and winds caused power failures Sunday night in large sections of Des Moines Urbandale Windsor Heights West Des Moines and other Des Moines suburbs NEW YORK AP Mme Chiang Kaishek says possession of the atomic bomb by Commu nist China jeopardizes the po sition of every nation in the world The svife of the president of Nationalist China also called Sunday for the destruction of Red Chinas atomic installa tions before they further ex pand She made the comments in an airport interview SAME   

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