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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Mishaps claim 11 in Iowa Fort Dodge bus crashes By THE ASSOCIATED PBESS Iowas traffic toll for the Labor Day weekend rose to il late Sunday with the death of a woman in a bus accident near Fort Dodge Mrs Loraine Guthrie 50 of Fort Dodge was killed when the chartered bus returning from a Minnesota Twins baseball game skidded off rainswept Highway 169 and overturned At least 18 other persons were injured at least six of them seriously enough to be held over night in Fort Dodge hospitals The accident occurred during a heavy rain storm in Hum boldt County about five miles south of Humboldt With another full day of the long weekend still to go traffic officials braced for still further additions to the states grim highway toll The Labor Day weekend started at 6 pm Fri day and runs until midnight Monday Other victims of weekend ac cidents included Glenn Charles Koppes 23 of Eellevue killed Sunday after noon when his motorcycle and a car collided on Highway 52 about five miles south of Du buque Mrs Larry Phippen 27 of Griswold killed Sunday when the car driven by her husband went off a Highway 6 intersec tion two miles southwest of At lantic Her husband 29 and their two small daughters were injured Phippen and one daugh ter Laurie 3 were reported in critical condition at an Atlantic hospital David E Preston 32 of Cleg horn and John Oehlerts 18 of Remsen who died Saturday night in a twocar crash on Toll rises at record pace By The Associated The death toll moved stead ily upward Monday at a pace which the National Safety Council said would cause the worst Labor Day weekendon as motorists jammed the nations highways for sum mers final holiday 1 The toll was boosted by many multiple fatality acci dents With the 78hour Labor Day weekend in its final day the number of traffic deaths toll stood at 393 The Safety Council said in a preholiday estimate that 500 to 600 Americans might be killed in traffic accidents The holiday count began at pm local time Friday and ends at midnight tonight Highway 3 two miles southeast of Marcus in Cherokee County Four other youths were injured Robert Lewis Perry 17 of Grinnell who was thrown out of a car as it skidded sideways for 225 feet after hitting a bridge on a county road just east of Scarsboro in Poweshiek County early Sunday The driver Glenn Beam 16 of Grinnell and an other passenger Thomas S Earns 17 of Gilman were charged with possession of beer by a minor Michael Stodden of Grinnell was charged with mak ing beer available to a minor Beam also was charged with failing to have his vehicle under control Maria Mandell 3 killed Sat urday in a twocar accident at a county road intersection three miles north of Lone Tree Perry Hartwig 59 of Ossian a county road worker fatally in jured early Saturday when hil by a car west of Scarville Everett Jones 81 of Rich land vho died earlySaturday of injuries suffered the night be fore when two cars collided on Highway 92 about 10 miles west of Indianola Richard Parshali 28 of New Castle Pa fatally injured in the Friday night crash of two trucks on Highway 144 near Perry Child still critical after head injury NORA SPRINGS Dianne Dects 4 daughter of Mr and Mrs Merlin Deets rural Nora Springs remained in critical condition at Mercy Hospital Monday The child suffered severe head injuries and a fractured trachea Friday when she was struck by a 50pound anvile while playing with a group of children in Nora Springs The youngsters were playing elevator with a tub tied to one end of a rope and an anvil tied on the other end The rope which was thrown over a tree limb broke dropping the anvil on the little girl The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 6 IMS UOc Paper Consists of Two AitocUlcd Prtu Full 177 India troops cross line WAR TOUCHES unidenti fied US Marino left carries a crying baby in his arms during evacuation of Vietnamese farm families from their homes near Vinh Quang South Viet Nam to a safer area At right mothers and on ground near their Want Allen in Congress BEVERLY HILLS Calif A citizens committee to draft entertainer Steve Allen for Congress has been formed Its organizers including sciencefiction writer Ray Bradbury andcomedian Bill Dana have rented a Wilshire Boulevard office for headquarters Publicist Carl May said the committee will collect signatures on a petition to be presented to the entertainer when he arrives here Wed nesday Allen is in Las Vegas Nev for a night club act Allen 44 a Democrat said last week he is considering running for the seat being vacated by Rep James Roosevelt DCalif when the latter takes his seat in the United Nations as US representative to the Economic and Social Council Critical of counties for not investing DBS MOINES AP Three Iowa counties were criticized by State Auditor Lome Worthington Monday for failing to invest their temporarily idle funds last year The counties on which audits for 1964 have just been com pleted are Hamilton Monona and Winnebago Worthington said none of the hree counties made any invest ment of their temporarily idle funds during the year and add ed We have found this to be a common criticism in our audits not only of counties but also of school districts and of cities and towns It is important that all offi cials understand this law which allows deposit or investment of funds for 90 days or longer that may not be needed for immedi ate working capital Worthington said he has com piled pertinent sections of the law into a bulletin which has been mailed to local govern ment officials The auditors said there were AUDITOR turn te Page 2 No disorders reported at resort areas By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Comparative quiet has pre vailed this holiday weekend at vacation spots wracked by pre vious summer disorders but many merchants complain that tourists stayed away in fear of possible new outbreaks Police precautions apparently did the trick in Seaside Ore Lake George NY Rockaway Beach Mo Laconia NH and Russells Point Ohio where disorders marred previous holi day weekends There were many arrests but none of the destruction involved in previous forays A new trouble spot developed in North Beach Md a Chesa peake Bay resort invaded by hundreds of motorcyclists com ing police said from California Nevada Illinois Virginia the Carolinas New Jersey and oth er parts of Maryland Large crowds had been expected for a Labor Day program of motorcy cle racing at Nearby Upper Marlboro About 60 cyclists began drift ing into North Beach Saturday By early Sunday a series of brawls had resulted in 28 arrests Pliotofax Vinh QiiK7igfarm homes A Marine tries to com fort one of the women while the farmers were be iny questioned Rescue pilot as jets hold off patrol boat SAIGON South Viet Nam AP A rescue plane plucked an American pilot from North Vietnamese waters Monday while four US Air Force planes held off a Communist patrol boat a US military spokesman said The F105 pilot was on a raid with four other planes when Communist gunners damaged his craft the spokesman said He bailed out into choppy waters about 30 miles north of the frontier Four F4C Phantom planes were diverted from another bombing mission to rescue him the spokesman said They bombed the patrol boat which was heading for the downed flier and a sea plane scooped him up Two other US airmen were rescued Monday in South Viet Nam after a B57 bomber crashed on takeoff from Da Nang air base 380 miles north of Saigon The aircraft burst into flames but the pilot and navigator bailed out and were reported in good condition The pilot was identified as Capt Wilfred C Hamann 27 Tucson Ariz and the navigator as 1st Lt Robert J Lane 25 Newburgh Ind Two of the planes engines failed as it was taking off on a bombing mission in the country a spokesman said A spokesman said Strategic Air Command B52 bombers from Guam pounded a Viet Cong jungle stronghold in D Zone the 600squaremile jungle hideout that starts 30 miles north of Saigon It was the 19th announced B52 raid of the Viet Nam war Be cause of security regulations the number of planes taking part and the a mount of bombs dropped was not made public US Marines and paratroop ers crushed Viet Cong units in two separate actions Sunday and the Marines claimed to have killed 25 Viet Cong by trapping them in a crossfire The deaths were confirmed by body count The Marines struck by sea and air 10 miles north of the town of Qui Nhon on the coast The airborne unit routed a small guerrilla force in the cen tal highlands US casualties were described as very light in joth actions Two companies of the 7th Marine Regiments 2nd Battal ion took part in the Qui Nhon action One landed by boat the other by helicopter The seaborne Marines drove he Viet Cong into the guns of he troops that had landed from the air Some guerrillas plunged into the sea others dived into rice paddies and caves Com munist strength was estimated at two platoons The action was supported by F101 US Air Force jets The paratroopers claimed to have trapped 10 Viet Cong while fighting against a small unit on the highway from Qui Nhon to Pleiku an important military base about 235 miles northeast of Saigon US spokesmen said The paratroopers were from the 101st Airborne Brigade ami announcement of the action was the first official disclosure thnt they were operating in tlie rugged central highlands Lodge Situation in Viet improved SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US Ambassador Hen ry Cabot Lodge says the situa tion in South Viet Nam has changed for the better since his first tour as the American en voy here When I left in July of 64 there was a question in many peoples minds as to the chances of success in the effort to ward off Viet Cong aggres sion he I find an atmosphere in which it is gen erally agreed that the Viet Cong cannot win militarily Lodge gave his views in an interview with the Columbia Broadcasting System The US Embassy released the trans cript of the interview Monday Lodge left his post here in 1964 to take part in the Republi can nomination of a presidential candidate He returned to Sai gon last month Lodge said the huge US buildup in Viet Nam had made it clear to the Viet Cong that they could not win militarily and that the outcome must be achieved by subversion by ter rorismand by economic means That I regard as a very con siderable change and thats to the good Lodge said Now of course its also true that we and the Vietnamese have not yet discovered an cf fective way to overcome Com munist subversion and terror ism But I think we are learning I think we are making headway on that Lodge said the US and Viet namcse authorities had been making spectacular efforts to fight an economic war against the Viet Cong who are attempt ing to deny rice power and rail transport to the government We met this threat by im porting rice from California coal to Saigon in ships and de veloping a fleet of coastline steamers to make the country independent of the railroad Lodge said Lodge said he would knew when the war was won in Viet Nam when one morninej the young man whos been in the Viet Cong wakes up and says I am not going back today and the reason Im not going back is a I think Ill get killed and b I look around me and I see the rice and the fish and the ducks and the coconuts the pineapples American aid com ing in and life looks pretty good right here Inside The Globe Editorials Society news 47 Clear Lake news 8 Sports 910 Mason City news 1112 Comics 13 Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news 16 Rain washes out plans for Labor Day North lowans presumably will go back to work Tuesday well rested Rain Sunday evening and Monday washed out plans for outdoor activities Picnics golf ball games and water sports all were rained out Vacationers at Clear Lake for the final weekend of the summer sea son looked out on the drizzle from their collage windows Motorists returning home from the long holiday weekend were warned of rainslick high ways The highway patrol Na tional Guard and other auxil iary patrolmen were out in force to slow the heavy traffic Showers and thunderstorms were general across the state Sunday night and Monday and temperatures gave lowans a taste of fall The Weather Bureau said the rain weather probably will con tinue in the state through Tues day night with skies beginning to clear in the west on Wednes day The of rain recorded in Mason City by 8 am Mon day was the largest rainfall in a 24hour period in nearly two months The last larger rain fall was 188 inches on July 6 Mondays rain also kept alive a rather unpleasant weather streak It marked the fourth straight year that rain has fal len on Labor Day in Mason City North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with occasional peri ods of showers through Toes WaghLahore fighting heavy NEW DELHI India Heavy fighting was niler way Monday between Pakistani and Indian forces i the Wagh Lahore sector of the frontier between ndia and Pakistan a wellinformed source said The informant said the Indian army has reported t is doing very well in the initial stages of combat which opened with an In A clian attack across the in 45 missing after Utah flash flood from ZION NATIONAL PARK Utah AP A sudden down our caused the Virgin River to o on the rampage through a arrow gorge where maybe 48 and possibly 73 or more crsons were exploring Sunday Their fate was unknown Mon day morning A similar flash flood killed ive persons in this gorge called Narrows four years ago his month Three of the bodies vere never found Chief park ranger Del Arm itrong said he thought all those hreatened Sunday were togeth er since there arent many places for safe camping He hoped they were still a Lhcir camping spots at 5 am Sunday Otherwise they would hav temational frontier Punjab State But a government spokesman in Rawalpindi the Pakistani capital claimed Pakistani troops had contained the In dian attack on Lahore the capi tal of West Pakistan There was no firm word in New Delhi on which direction the attacking Indian force took Wagh is the Indian name for the border area between the Indian city of Amritsar and La hore The moves were the latest escalation of the dispute over Kashmir where troops of the two countries have been fighting since Aug 5 Indian Defense Minister Y B Chavan told Parliament Indian had a hard time surviving The gorge rises 2000 feet i places and is so narrow that a points a person can reach hot sides of the canyon walls The sportsmen and naturalist wade 90 per cent of their trek h the wilderness Narrows on the northeastern cornerof Zion Na ional Park in southwestern Utah Armstrong sard a party of 35 Jegan a 20mile trip through the Varrovvs starting last Friday ron County Sheriff Otto Fife of earby Cedar City headed that ne Included the ranger said some scientists lawyers roops had crossed the interna ional frontier into West Pakis an and that Indian planes made sorties on the Pakistani city of iahore The announcement came a day after India claimed a Pak istani jet had fired rockets at an Indian position in Punjab State Pakistan denied thecharge In order to forestall the opening of another front by octors and FBI agents all friends of the sheriff who Arm strong said was a veteran of 28 trips through the gorge The ranger said he thought there were two other parties of fiva and a group of three mak ing the trek and that another group of 25 had reportedly gone in too He said he had no confirma tion of the exact number or per sons in the Narrows since they had entered from outside the park and did not have to regis ter with park authorities Put clamps on Dominican broadcasting SANTO DOMINGO Domin ican Republic AP The new provisional government decreed Monday the suspension of all but three radio stations in the feder al district because of what it termed political excitability The stations allowed to contin ue broadcasting are the major government outlet Radio Santo Domingo one operated by the Organization of American States and another by the US Weather Details on Page 2 Pakistan our troops in the Pun jab moved across the border in U N council sets session UNITED NATIONS N Y S Ambassador Arthur J Goldberg president of the U N Security Council called an urgent meeting of the coun cil for Monday to take up the fighting between India and Pakistan armed forces Caustic radio editorials by Radio San Isidro operated by the Dominican armed forces is believed to have been the rea son for the decree The armed forces station op erating out of San Isidro air force base had been severely critical of what it called attacks on Gen Elias Wessin y Wessin and the army by Radio Santo Domingo The government ordered the rcintegration of the armed forces training center com manded by Wessin y Wessin Sunday in a move viewed as a step toward the eventual ouster of the controversial general who is regarded by some as the au thor of the 1963 coup against former President Juan Bosch the Lahore region for the pro tection of the Indian border Chavan told Parliament Indian planes sortied against a number of Pakistani military installations and freight trains he said They inflicted consid erable damage and all returned safely he added He gave no indication whether the sorties were continuing but said there had been further vio lation by Pakistani airspace in the Amritsar area Some ob servers took this to mean that aerial battles were under way India claimed that a Pakistani jet Sunday staged a rocket at tack against an Indian unit near Amritsar Pakistan has denied this Earlier in the conflict India charged that two Pakistani planes had extended the Kash mir conflict by making rocket attacks on two villages near Jammu outside the narrow con fines of the Chhamb battle ground It was quite apparent that Pakistans next move was to attack the Punjab across the international border Chavan said The indications that this was going to happen were build ing up for some time We have taken the decision to effectively repel Pakistani aggression in the full knowledge that the whole nation irrespec tive of party alignments is at one with the government in this matter he said The Pakistani government announced in the capital city of Rawalpindi that a state of emergency had been declared The announcement said the defense of Pakistan rules went into effect Monday putting the country on a war footing SAME DATEUW524   

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