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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER WS UOc a Paper Consist ot Two No 180 IndiaPakistan ataglance BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tmnNEW Indian and Pakistani Battles on new fronts India opened in north and south Pakistan Wednesday more paratroopers reported dropped by both sides around major cities Tnrii RAWALPINDI Pakistan claims both 0rth and south have been stopped UN SecretaryGeneral U Thant ar lives on his peace mission sees the IndianPak istan situation as serious WASHINGTON US officials fear Com munist China may intervene in the conflict by Indias border to helP Battle on two fronts Indian Pakistani troops in heavy fighting Premier Chou EnLai of Eed Uuna condemns India for a massive armed at tack on Pakistan says it could not have been done without US consent NEW DELHI India AP Indian and Pakistani troops fought heavy engagements on two new fronts in northern and southern Pakistan Thursday In dia claimed 75 Pakistani tanks all American de stroyed in a 24hour period In Rawalpindi a Pakistani spokesman claimed both drives were stopped cold But India said its forces were advancing on both fronts in the Sialkot sector in the north and in the Gadra area 600 miles to the south in southeast Pakistan Tel I of mission in space Astronauts at conference SPACE CENTER Houston Tex UP Astronaut Gordon Cooper Thursday disclosed he made the decision to abandon an attempt to rendezvous with an other satellite during the record shattering Gemini 5 flight Cooper said he made the de cision inorder to conserve pow er so the Gemini 5 astronauts and ground controllers could study a problem in the fuel cell powerproducing system problem cropped up dur ingthe second orbit Aug 21 shortly after Cooper andastro naut Charles Conrad blasted off from Cape Kennedy The Mis sion Control Center at Houston seriously considered terminating the flight during the sixth orbit because of a drop in pressure in the fuel cell oxygen system By shutting down all but es sential spacecraft systems Cooper and Conrad gave the power system a chance to stabil ize and then swept on unto their cliffhanging 120 orbit flight dur ing which they eclipsed every major manned space flight rec ord They were aloft 191 hours 50 minutes Coopers statement that he di rected abandonment of the ren dezvous attempt was the first public disclosure of his role in this critical decision He said the satellite called REP for Rendezvous Evaluation Pod was successfully ejected from the base of the Gemini 5 spacecraft and that he and Con rad were preparing to chase it across the sky in mans first at tempt to rendezvous with an other orbiting object About that time Cooper the command pilot said a small problem occurred in the fuel cell cryogenic system There was a rather rapid decrease in pressure We did not know whether it was in a regulator or whether a leak was sprung Cooper said We had to decide whether to continue with the REP experi ment or power down I made the decision we should go to power down and use the fuel cell oxygen in smaller amounts to give us a longer time to study the prob lem Cooper said that before aban doning the rendezvous he and had made excellent w a s an encouraging developW1SC mnnf for Bernini fi fliffht measure for all America ment for the Gemini 6 scheduled Oct 25 once since they returned to North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy to cloudy with occasional showers or thun derstorms Thursday night ending Friday forenoon Turn ing cooler northwest part Thursday night lows 54 north west to 45 southeast Partly cloudy and cooler Friday highs in the 70s Weather details on page 1 where it launched invasions Wednesday It was understood the tough est fighting was in the border regions of the north near he West Pakistan city of Kasur and Indias city of Frezepore in Punjab As the fighting raged Pre mier Chou Enlai of Red China loosed another blast at India and said its massive armed attack on Pakistan could not have been carried out without US consent and support In a speech at a reception in Peking at the North Korean Embassy Chou stopped short of saying Red China would pro vide concrete assistance to Pak istan But he reiterated firm support of the Pakistanis Officials in Washington and London were concerned lesl Red China take a hand in be half ot Pakistan by starling new trouble on Indias border There were these other diplo matic developments Secretary General U Thant arrived in Rawalpindi the Pakistan capital on his mis sion to seek ceasefire lie said the situation was serious Amir Abass Ho void a of Iran flew into Turkey to consult with Turkish officials on Pakistans appeal to them for military help All three na tions are members of the Cen tral Treaty Organization an auti Communist alliance with which the United States is asso ciated An Indian communique re porting the claim that 114 Pak istani tanks had been destroyed GUAM TO VIET NAM Conventional 750pound bombs lay ready to be loaded aboard huge eightengine B52 jet bombers background at a US air field on Guam A B52 can cairyliTof these bombs under the wings and 27 in their bomb bays Jets hit 17 miles from Red China SAIGON South Viet Nam military spokesmen announced Thursday that Amer ican warplanes bombed a bridge 17 miles south of Red Chinas border with North Viet Nam It was their closest penetration to ward the Chinese frontier in the Vietnamese war The spokesmen said four F105 Thunderchiefs damaged the railroad bridge in the raid other bridges 25 and 30 miles south ofthe border The area about 140 miles northwest of Hanoi is an impor tant transportation center lead ing to the North Vietnamese capital US pilots are trying to disrupt a railroad in the area and last month bombed within 30 miles of Red China twice In the ground war US Marines and Vietnamese troops Wednesday and pounded two continued their giant sweep to LBJ signs urban Cabinet measure WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson signed into law Thursday legislation creating a Conrad Department of Housing and radar contact with the Rep This UFban Affairs and called it wise lust and progressive Speaking before a large group Con of mayors members of uun The families have gress and other in tne seen the two space heroes only White Housc flowcr gardcn Johnson said the legislation is j J on n son saiu me legislation is Houston from Cape Kennedy a thc fjrst slep toward organizing our system for a more rational response to the pressing chal lenge of urban life Johnson delayed announce ment of his selection to head the new department which will be the llth Cabinet post Speculation has centered on Robert C Weaver director of the Housing and Home Finance Agency which is the core of thc Thc President hasnt even hinted at his choice however and others have been mentioned in rumors among them Robert C Wagner who is not seeking reelection as mayor of New York and Albert Rains an Ala bama Democrat who specialized in housing legislation while a member of the Housc The new department sup plants thc Housing and Home Finance Agency and puts under one roof urbanoriented pro among new department If Weaver is appointed and confirmed by thc Senate he would be the first Negro ever to serve in a presidents Cabinet grams several ments now scattered government depart The Federal Housing Admin istration and the Federal Na tional Mortgage Association are among the subagencies that will be absorbed Unlike thc others these two will retain their names and identities If Weaver gets thc top1 job a mayor or another city official i clear the Viet Cong from Ihe Batangan peninsula Reports from the threeday old operation 20 miles south of Chu Lai said 148 Viet Cong had been killed 38 captured and 100 suspects detained Although between 5000 and 6000 troops were taking part American and Vietnamese cas ualties were described as light No other major ground activ ity was reported but a US Army helicopter crashed in the Mekong Delta 100 miles south of Saigon and all members of ils crew were reported killed The Batangan offensive was aimed at smashing a reported Communist buildup in the area 330 miles north of Saigon The Marines made the biggest strike Wednesday when they blew up a tunnel and killed 66 uniformed Viet Cong The Leathernecks discovered the underground maze after a Viet Cong sniper they were pur suing ducked into an opening The Marines planted a TNT charge but before they touched it off two Viet Cong emerged from thc tunnel and surren dered They were followed by two women believed lo be Viet Cong nurses Entering the tunnel after thc blast the Americans found it littered with the bodies of Viet Cong wearing field packs load ed cartridge belts and other combat equipment Hurricane too rough 20 seo turtles JUPITER Fla Hur likcly to be appointed underfor turtles secretary The department also will have four assistant sccre tarics and a general counsel of the storm SET FOR FLIGHT Vietnamese Prime Min ister Nguyen Cao Ky dons flight helmet on deck of the carrier USS Independence Thursdaybefore taking off by catapult in an A6 jet plane It was the first time Ky was on a carrier He flew the plane to Saigon The Independence is an element of the US Seventh Fleet operating in the South China Sea AllVets to be highway hearing site The AllVets Social Center at Clear Lake will be the site of the public hearing Wednesday Sept 29 on thc Interstate 35 cor ridor through North Iowa The Clear Lake location was chosen over the Mason City Air port terminal building because of belter seating facilities ac cording to Glenn Doty districl highway engineer The airport had been the tentative site Thc public hearing will begin at 2 p m At its meeting last week the ricane Betsy was too rough even Iowa State Highway Commis sion voted approval of a corri Twenty sea turtles swam into dor that will pass between thc marina here during the height airport and Clear Lake The de cision must be approved by thc Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Sportj 910 Society news 121314 Clear Lake news 16 Comics 17 Classified pages 1819 North Iowa news 20 U S Bureau of Public Roads following thc public hearing Thc commissions action re versed an earlier decision lo place Ihc corridor parallel to Highway 69 farther west EXSURGEON DIES STAMFORD Conn CAP Dr William R Dclzcll 71 re tired urological surgeon died Wednesday after a long illness since Sept 1 spoke in general lerms of Ihc balllcs However the tenor the In dian Defense Ministry slale mcnt indicated India had gone on the defensive in the Lahore sector GO miles soulh ot Sial kot A Pakistani army spokesman said Pakistani forces had pushed a lol of miles inlo In dia A Pakistani government spokesman claimed that Indian army navy and air operations had been brought lo a stand Fear Chinese may intervene By JOHN M HIGHTOWER A P Special Correspondent WASHINGTON US officials take serious y the possibility that Communist China may intervene n the IndiaPakistan war to the extent of stirring up jorder trouble on Indias northeast frontier The Chinese purpose it is believed here would be to demonstrate support for Pakistan and thus en that country Former city youth held for murder mirage jreak its alliances with he United States and oth er Western powers and move into the Red Chinese orbit member of Hie USbacked Central Treaty Or ganization alliance in the Mid die East and the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Pakistans chief allies the United States and Britain are like the Soviet Union pursuing middleof thc road policies in the IndiaPakis an conflict and concentrating heir efforts on trying to get a easefire China already has come out quarely on Pakistans side and s public declarations in recent ays have developed an increas ngly tougher tone toward India On Aug 27 the Chinese Reds ssued a long series oC charges f border violations hy Indian roops on the Chinese frontier rwo days ago China accused ndia of aggression against Pak stan and declared it was lengthening its own ChinaIn ia border defenses A former Mason City youth Allan Abate DiMarco 17 has cen charged wilh murder in he fatal shooting Wednesday of a coworker at a service talion in Skokie 111 a suburb f Chicago DiMarco Ihe son of Mr and Mrs James V DiMarco 1537 N Jefferson moved from Ma son Cily this summer to Wheel ing 111 near Skokie DiMarco Thursday was held without bond in the death of Wednesday the Chinese re eased a note to the Indian gov rnment charging four Indian oundary violations in July and ive in August and linking them o the aggression against akistan The note said the incidents iccurred at a time when the ndian government was carry ng out armed suppression gainst the people of Kashmir nd unleashing and expanding ts armed aggression against akistan Such statements could be used y the Chinese Communist lead rship to provide a political ase for military action against ndia at any time US officials owever do not now foresee ny largescale Red Chinese ttack on India They do not link China would consider such ction with all the risks in olvcd of igniting a major Asian var to be in its own interests What they consider possible is more limited Chinese military ction consisting of a series of rentier incidents for the cssen ally diplomatic purpose of pro moling a breakdown in Pakis ans ties with the West and a onsequcnt increase in Pakis ans links with China Even limited action by the hinesc however couid raise erious policy issues for the Jnitcd Slates and Britain What ctions could they take to coun cr Red Chinas apparent stratc y toward Pakistan What if ny assistance or assurances ould they offer India so far as s defenses against China are onccrned The Iwo Wcslcrn powers Irongly backed India during its border war with China in 1062 The United States then first be gan supplying India which is not a US ally wilh military equipment The United States had supplied arms to Pakistan for many years since Pakistan was an ally in the anilCommu nist alliances Richard J Barg 19 Skokie Police Barg was shot in the chest from three feet away with a 22caliber revolver There are conflicting reports on the incidents leading up lo Ihe shooting According to one report Di Marco was quoted as saying he pulled the weapon from a holster with his thumb on the hammer and Ihat his thumb slipped causing the pislol lo fire DiMarco was rcporled as saying he did not know the weapon was loaded DiMarco fold police he bought Lhc revolver after Ihe service station was robbed about a month ago A second report stales that DiMarco was cleaning the re volver and showing it to othei off duty attendants at the service station He put the car tridge in the weapon cocked the trigger and it fired when his hand slipped Lightning is fatal to city man Lowell W Pclerson 17 41 Wcslview Dr was killed in stantly shortly after noon Thurs day when lightning struck the tree under which he was stand ing on the Highland Park Municipal Golf Course Pelerson a conduclor on Ihe Milwaukee Road was playing near the llth hole when the storm started Police believe the other mem bers of his foursome had starled running for Ihe clubhouse when Peterson ran to Ihe tree Police received the call at pm The other members of the foursome alt about 25 yards from the tree when lightning struck were Walter EuClairc 1412 N Hampshire Clyde B o t h m e r Marqucttc and George 1ion 103 S Jackson still and Pakistani forces had made taclical gains on all fronls including Lahore He said Pakislans armed forces had stabilized their positions on all fronls The Indian Defense Ministry rcporled fierce fighting was in progress in the Lahore sec tor An announcement said 17 Pakislani tanks had been de stroyed in the past 24 hours and that the Pakistanis have been trying to regain positions they had lost to the Indian army These attempts of theirs have been repulsed with heavy losses to the enemy the an nouncement said The wording ot the announce ment made it appear that the Indians had indeed gone on the defensive after driving toward Lahore India claimed its forces were advancing along two other fronts opened Wednesday north and south of the flatlands battle field It appeared however that these attacks in the Sind area east of Karachi and in the hhamb sector of Kashmir vore designed lo spread out Pakistans 200000man army vhile India concentrated on the sector As the fighting raged UN ecretaryGeneral U Thant ar ived in Rawalpindi the Pakis ani capital to meet President Vtohammed Ayub Khan and oegin his peace mission to the two warring countries Before I submit my report to the Security Council I cannot say anything Thant told news men during a stopover at Kara chi It will hot help to make a public statement More paratroopers were re ported dropped during the night n both countries at points scat ered across the subcontinent Their mission apparently was afaotage Lightning cuts power delays paper Newspaper readers through out North Iowas cities and towns waited Thursday evening for their GlobeGazettes Lightning burned out two high voltage lines in downtown Ma son City about pm just as the newspaper workers were hurrying the first edition to press Without power or even lights production came to an absolute halt It was pm before power was restored After that it took another half hour before elec trically operated furnaces warmed up enough lo melt the metal for molding the for the big press Only three users of high volt age in the northern part of the downtown Mason City area were affected said L G Hawkins general manager here for Inter state Power Co In addition to the GlobeGa xellc Ihey were the Northwest ern Bell Telephone Company and the Hotel Hanford The ho tel was able to restore lighls but elevalors and blher electric motors were out of service At the telephone company emer gency power was put into serv ice Lightning hit a 13800volt line and a 4160volt line on the same pole between 3rd and 4th on N Pennsylvania Hawkins said It burned them through and tan gled them together he said Workmen also were hampered hy rain showers through the aft ernoon After the lines were restored circuit breakers which were burned out by the lightning also had to be replaced SAME muck i rrffi It   

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