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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 8, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Pope to U N on Oct 4 First papal trip to U S VATICAN CITY AP The Vatican press office announced Wednesday Pope Paul VI would go to New York to visit the Unit ed Nations on Oct 4 The announcement did not say how long the Pope would spend in New York on the first papal trip to the United States But the director of the Vatican newspaper LOsservatore Ro mano said he would be there only one day 8500mile round trip will be Pope Pauls third major voyage since he opened a new era of papal travel by flying to the Holy Land and then to In dia last year He is expected to go again by air leaving Rome on Sunday Oct 3 and spending the next day in New York Presumably he will fly back overnight to be in Rome Tuesday morning In this way he will be gone a min imum amount of time while the Vatican Ecumenical Council is holding its final session Raimondo Manzini director of LOsservatore Romano told newsmen the Pope would attend a major religious service in New York City on the afternoon of Oct 4 Vatican sources said the serv ice would probably be in St Patricks Cathedral on Fifth Avenue It presumably will be the Popes main activity outside of his attendance at a session the UN General Assembly He is expected to make a ma jor peace appeal before the assembly Vatican officials reportedly hope President Johnson will go to New York to see the Pope Presumably the White House had been sounded but on the possibility of this It was as sumed that the pontiff would not go to Washington because his visit officially is to the United Nations not to the Unit ed States Vatican officials said further information about the Popes trip would be announced in the next few days It had been generally believed the Pope 67 would go to the United Nations after the new year because of the Vatican council His decision to go ear lier may possibly reflect his concern about the world situa tion newspaper that makes all North lowons neighbors Home Edition VOL 115 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 8 WS UOc Paper ConiUti of Two Associated Press Full Wlrtt No 179 into and homes and sand dunes KEYS vaded first Bay side Florida Mexico is theft total Stole tools Stolen tools from a South Fed eral Shopping Center construc tionsite were employed in the weekend burglary at the cen ters American State po lice said Wednesday Law enforcement officers still were sifting through materials at the scene to accumulate all potential evidence in the 08650 breakin The exact amount of the banks loss all in silver was tallied Tuesday night Boyd Hook bank vice president said that the bank is fully insured to cover the end of the amount of cash loss and the amount of damage done to the bank Contents of individuals safety deposit boxes were still being inventoried Wednesday with no losses reported so far Many of the some 40 boxholders involved were still to check their box contents however Some types things that Indians in two attacks Betsy batters Florida Keys MIAMI Fla ffi Hurricane Betsy pushed a six foot of water across Floridas lower east coast Wednesday the highest since the disastrous flood of 1926 and battered the Florida Keys with savage 140mileanhour winds The mighty tide pushed by a raging east wind that followed the passage of the storm center sent he Miami River surging out of its banks for blocks on both sides and into num erous industrial plants Elsewhere the waves swamped residential islands and sent salty floods pounding down he streets of Miami Fort Laud erdale and other cities Water surged three feet deep in Mi amis palmlined Biscayne Boul evard Not since the infamous storm Hurricane damage at a glance r THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI Hurricane Betsy gusted to an official 105 miles per hour peak at Miami before dawn Wednesday Despite the winds fury indications were that flooding would account for the most damage Miami Beach tides averaged about five feet above the average The Miami River overflowed its banks that wind through the city About 25000 telephones were reported out of service and half the central telephone exchange operated on emergency genera tor power FORT LAUDERDALE Winds gusting to a reported 115 miles per hour broke store dis play windows blew over crete benches and sent sheets of water across highways and hotels Water blocked sea shore highway AlA to Palm Beach The intracoastal Water way lined with expensive homes spilled over its banks south of Pompano Beach Plantation Bay small community in the upper Florida Keys was flooded twice during Hurricane Betsys two hour passage Homes were in by on then by the At water from the Gulf of lantic Ocean A 140mph wind gust was reported at Planta tion Key Many residents of the keys chose to stay in their homes By daybreak the storm still had not reached Key West the resort city and naval base at the might be kept in lock boxes are covered by bank insurance arid some would have to be covered by individuals homeowner poli cies Any cash which might be kept in a deposit box is not cov ered by bank insurance under terms of lock box rental Hook said Tools held as evidence from the burglary scene include two sledgehammers a bar and some acetylene tanks The items were taken from the site of shopping center expansion construction It still appeared that an ex plosive was used in breaking through a footthick concrete floor above the vault which was entered It was theorized that ex plosive may have shattered the concrete with heavy hammers used to knock through the shat tered concrete and an acetylene torch employed in cutting away reinforcing rods Police Chief Stanley A Me BANK Turn to 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy with occasion al or through Thursday Locally heavy raini likary Wodrmday night lows in the A Itttta warmer Thursday highs in upper Ms and low 70s Weather details on page 2 FORT PIERCE City coun ty and state road department crews hauled sand to reinforce dune breakwaters being pounded by highwaves The citrus industry feared scarring from the wind parti cularly of grapefruit STUART A gusty midaft ernoon squall ripped awnings toppled trees and washed away a pier in the St Luci River Evacuate thousands during Cuba storm MIAMI Fla Ra dio said Wednesday thousands of families were evacuatet rom the north coast of Las Vil las Matanzas Havana and Pi nar del Rio provinces in Cuba because of Hurricane Betsy Waves winds and rains gen crated by Betsy were expected to hit the north Cuban coast flooding low areas the broad cast said of 1926 which sent Miami set lers streaming back northward had a hurricane driven so much seawater ashore The metropolitan areas of the Florida Gold Coast apparently escaped major damage from winds which peaked at 105 miles an hour at Miami considerably ower than expected But word still was to come rom the smaller communities along the Florida Keys over which the eye of the mighty storm passed lashing out with 140mileanhour blows hourslong batter ng of wind and waves only one death was reported Helen hooper 40 was electrocuted Miami by a falling power Fear rose however for nine persons believed strandec aboard three houseboats in a mangrove inlet at Ragged Key south of Miami We told them to abandon the boats a Coast Guard officer said They waved us off As Betsy raged on westward across the narrow bottom of the Florida Peninsula aiming for he Gulf of Mexico and the oth r coastlines ahead word came hat Nassau had been stunned shocked and badly damaged y the hurricane But Etienne Dupuch publish er of the Nassau Tribune and acting premier of the islands said in a telegramto The As sociated Press that so far we lave no casualties This seemed miraculous in view ofthe 12hour beating the 50000 residents of the Baham an capital took from the storm Tuesday Probably the greatest damage dealt by the wind on the Florida mainland was the destruction of overhead power lines which knocked out electric service to 80 per cent of Miami and Fort Lauderdale customers This meant for many of them day of living without lights refrig eration or cooking facilities House trailers were smashei and there was the other inevit able wind debris in the hurri canes wake shattered win dows fallen signs utility pole and trees The water was the great de stroyer Along Collins Avenue Miami Beachs famed Hote Row tides was hit hard by the Water flowed three feet deep entirely across Key Biscayne a resort and residential islanc off the mainland at Miamiand three barges torn loose from their moorings by wind knocked out the islands only escape route the Rickenback er Causeway Its harbor was reported in shambles Pakistani jets are driven off NEW DELHI India India launched two new army attacks into West Pakistan Wednesday after re porting Pakistani bombers tried to attack New Delhi but were driven off Defense Minister Y B Chavan told Parliament one Indian spearhead already was five miles into south east Pakistan Reports reaching New Delhi said this force cap tured Gadra six miles inside the frontier about 220 miles east of Pakistans main port and naval base These accounts said the army was advancing to ward Khaprapar 15 miles inside Pakistan The De fense Ministry could not confirm these reports Stand to lose all aid from US Chavan said another force crossed the northern frontier near the sector in southwestern Kashmir where the Pakistani army invasion began a week forcing Pakistani units in the Chhamb area of Kashmir to The threat of a suspension ofi conomic assistance is implicit VICTIM OF BETSY Looking more like a traffic fatality than k victim of Hurricane Betsy this mannequin bust was blown into a Miami Pholotax Beach street Tuesday when winds from Hurricane Betsy brokethe a WASHINGTON AP With out saying so directly the Unit ed States is warning India and Pakistan that they stand to their substantial American ecol nomic aid if they continue to Thus India three fight fronts in West Pakistan the The State Department antnird one bem8 in tne Lahore nounced Tuesday a halt in milisector about 110 miles soutn ary assistance to the two ries claiming they both were Reports from Pakistan how sing US equipment in theirlever said all Indian troops had ar over Kashmir been driven from Pakistani soil on the Lahore front A New Delhi spokesman said n word from officials ttiat Nest Pakistan in matter is still being considered toe southeast was m reprisal for A halt in aid appears to Pakistani naval bombardment Washingtons trump card at the f of Dwarka about240 moment jOttwrwisethe down the coast from Kar States has put its power influencei behind the peace mis This rooied sion of UN SecretaryGeneral Karachi was the Indian target TTO t Karachi is headquarters of the US policy may be further Pakistani navv outlined by Secretary of State Dean Rusk He is scheduled to An Indlan announcement said testify at a meeting of the Senthe naval attack onf Dwarka ate Foreign Relations Commitcausid no damage of military tee Wednesday significance and damage to ci The House Far Eastern AfVlllan Me and was still airs subcommittee will assessed igate the war Thursday Rad10 ng William Handley deputy clalmed the naval shelhnS de ssistant secretary of state for mlhtary and Near East and South Asian afstallations at a base at Dwakra airs and Carol Laise director from whlch jt sald air attacks f the Office of South Asian Afon Karachl were beinS made ajrs The broadcast added that In dian air force planes attacked Tuesday night in an Pakistani navy ships and BAY EXTENDS TO BOULEVARD High tidal water from Biscayne Bay driven by Hurricane Pholofnx Betsy extends across Biscayne Boulevard Wed nesday as high winds continue to lash Miami Marines kill 66 in Viet offensive SAIGON Viet Nam AP US Marines sweeping across South Viet Nams Batangan Peninsula blew up a tunnel Wed nesday killing 66 uniformed Viet Cong hiding from the Ameri cans a Marine spokesman said It was the biggest blow against the enemy made by the estimated 5000 Marines since assault on the peninsula 330 miles north of Saigon began at dawn Tuesday Intelligence reports earlier in dicated as many as 1000 guer rillas had been in the area Maj Gen Lewis W Walt the Marine commander in Viet Nam confirmed the count of Viet Cong dead which raised the toll of enemy killed in the two day operation to 146 The Viet Cong in the tunnel were wearing field packs load ed cartridge belts and other combat eciuipment The Marines blew up the underground com Remap immigrant bills move WASHINGTON AP Sen Everett M Dirksens legis lative reapportionment amend ment and President Johnsons immigration bill came out of the Senate Judiciary Commit tee together Wednesday Dirksens proposed constitu tional amendment to overcome the Supreme Courts oneman onevote decision was reported to the Senate without recom mendation by a 97 vote The administration bill to abolish the national origins quota system of immigration was approved by a 142 vote At a judiciary committee meeting last week after mem bers deadlocked 88 on the reapportionment amend ment Dirksen blocked action on the immigration bill At todays meeting Sen Thomas J Dodd DConn broke the deadlock by voting to report out Dirksens proposed amendment although Dodd re iterated his opposition to it and predicted its rejection by the Senate Dirksens amendment would permit factors other than pop ulation to be taken into account in apportioning one house of a state legislature if the people approved in a referendum In advance of todays com mittee meeting Dirksen had indicated he had assurances his new proposal would be sent lo the Senate He said he was pre pared to continue his blockade of the immigration measure un less his proposal was cleared Dirksen said he will seek a showdown on his revised ver sion next January The immigration bill a top priority part of the Presidents legislative program for this ses sion of Congress was approved by the full committee with an amendment putting a ceiling for the first time on immigra tion from Western Hemisphere nations plex with TNT atfer advancing to the hole in pursuit of a lone Viet Cong sniper The Marines met virtually no resistance Wednesday The sweep across the peninsula was expected to continue Thursday The only US casualty during the first two days of the opera tion was a noncommissioned of ficer who was wounded during the helicopter liftof troops into the area The South Vietnamese report ed they suffered only light cas ualtics Some 5000 to 6000 troops were taking part in the opera tion called Piranha after the deadly South American fish In a similar US Marine offensive last month on Van Tuong Pen insula 10 miles north of Batan gan about 600 Viet Cong were killed In air war 12 US B52 jet bombers dropped nearly a half million pounds of bombs on a suspected Communist jungle stronghold less than 25 miles from Saigon Flying in single file the eight engine planes pounded the tar get for 25 minutes They were ordered to the area after intelli gence reports that up to a regi ment of Viet Cong had moved in last week a spokesman said Inside The Globe CITY COUNCIL starts again on downtown traf fic Page 23 Editorials 4 Society news 1011 Sports 1718 North Iowa news 19 Masn City news 222326 Latest markets 22 Classified pages 3031 North Iowa news 32 Question fox returns of H R Gross WASHINGTON AP Rep II R Gross RIowa said Wednesday Cor the first time in my life the Internal Revenue Service has questioned his in come tax returns He assumed he told a report er that the action resulted from iiis frequent criticism of the Senates handling of the Bobby Baker case involving financial transactions of the former Sen ate Democratic secretary Theyve been around Gross said referring lo the revenue agents They gave me a clean bill of Gross complained Tuesday in the House that the Internal Rev enue Service had tried to harass Sen John J Wjlliams RDcl who was instrumental in obtain ing a Senate probe of the Baker case on an NBC television program on United States foreign policy Rusk called the conflict a threat to the containment of commu nism If these two countries could find peace with each other the subcontinent could be impreg nable from the point of view of defense and safety from the out side he said Natural gas overcomes 3 in manhole A E Pitzenberger 1736 S Harding was admitted to Mercy Hospital Wednesday afternoon after being overcome by natural gas in a manhole at 2nd NW and Pierce Pitzenberger was one of sev eral Interstate Power Co work men affected by the gas during what should have been a rou tine repacking job on an under ground gas line valve Pitzenberger and Harold Whorlcy were originally work ing in the hole when extra gas came out as old packing in the valve came loose They had been relying on fresh air from a compressed air line company officials said instead of using the normal procedure of wear ing air masks The first two men were over come Other Interstate men above Leon Suby Don Shield and Mike Masters worked to get them out but Suby then was overcome in the process Clint Tanner 630 9th NE assisted the Interstate men Ail were removed within a matter of moments with Pitzen berger having been in longest Whorley used mouthtomouth resuscitation on Pitzenberger and firemen who were called used their rcsuscitator on their arrival Pitzenberger was in good dition at the hospital Whorley was checked at Mercy Hospital and released Suby was treated at Park Hospital Cor a head cut and released the naval guns shot down some of the planes It said the Pakis tani ships suffered no losses Indias other invasion drive in the LahoreAmritsar area 500 miles northeast of Barmer continued to make progress despite Pakistani counterat tacks which were being re pulsed with heavy losses to the Pakistanis the Indian an nouncement claimed Again there was a conflicting report from the Pakistani side A spokesman in Rawalpindi said the Indian offensive has been bogged down for the past 24 hours Air raid sirens sounded at am in New Delhi and wailed for 10 minutes but offi cials said the Indian air force had repelled an air attack on the capital A Defense Ministry spokesman said one Pakistani plane an Americanmade C130 transport went down in flames near New Delhis Palam Inter national Airport New Delhi had expected a raid in reprisal for an Indian air raid Tuesday against the airport at Rawalpindi the Pakistani capital The Defense Ministry spokesman said no damage was sustained in New Delhi and made no mention of Indian loss es in the air clash Astronauts news conference Thursday HOUSTON Tex ini 5 astronauts L Gordon Coop er Jr and Charles Conrad Jr hold a news conference Thurs day at space center in Houston to tell the world their story of eight days in space SAME r   

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