Friday, September 17, 1965

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 17, 1965, Mason City, Iowa 30 die in jet mishap MIAMI Fla AP A Pa Amencari World Airways jet liner with 30 persons aboard slammed into the side of a mountain Friday on the island of Montserrat in the British West Indies Ground rescue parties report ed no survivors The Boeing 707 crashed into mountain on the south side o the siand the Coast Guard in Miami reported and the wreck age still was burning when searchers reached it hours lat er The Coast Guard command cr for Ihe Greater Antilles re ports that ground parties en countered difficulty in reaching the scene because of terrain and weather a spokesman said The reference to the weather was not clear but the Weather Bureau in Miami said scattered thundershowers were reportec throughout the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles this morn ing The Boeing 707 was a Pan American World Airways Clip per flight bound from Marti nique to New York with stops in between It was last heard from on a landing approach to Antigua in the British West In dies A CAB spokesman in New York reported that the wreck age was sighted on a hilltop on theisland of Montserrat The administrator of Mont serrat Dennis Gibbs told a New York radio station by tele phone that search parties had reached the crash scene and it appears there are no survi vors Gibbs described the location as a peak in a very difficult area to reach Montserrat is about 30 miles southwest which is about 1100 miles southeast oi Miami The plane The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 165 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17 IMS I0c PanelConsist of Two SectionsSection One AHoctalcd Press Full Leaie No 187 India answers Chinese Demilitarized zone bombed Nam A bombed a bridge m the demilitarized zone dividing South and North Viet Nam and a US spokesman said Miday it S beheved the planes involved were American He said the bombing Thursday could be assumed to be in error If an investigation shows that the bombs hit in the demilitar ized zone this is clearly a departure from the rules We have not previously struck the zone He added November draft call at 36450 WASHINGTON AP efense Department Friday an ounced a November draft call I 36450 men including the was last heard from at am CST 10 min utes before it was due to land at Antigua an airline spokes man in New York said Three Coast Guard planes and one from the Air Force swept over the area where the big jet was last heard from between Antigua and Montserrat in the chain of islands which form the eastern border between the Car ibbean and Atlantic oceans Coast Guard search andrres cue headquarters at Miami said the iast radio transmission from the plane was a routine request for permission to make its land ing approach at Antigua 40 strike 3 concrete companies Forty employes walked off their jobs at 10 am Friday at Andrews Concrete Inc A M Prestress Inc and Andrews Concrete Products and Supply Co all on Highway 18 East in Clear Lake Pickets were set up a short time later Roger Morse Mason City business agent for Local 828 of the Teamsters Chauffeurs Warehousemen and Helpers said Friday the walkout is a strike for recognition Morse said the company was notified prior to the strike Fri day At this point the company refuses to recognize the right of its employes to join a labor union Morse said This right is guaranteed these people by law Morse said the contract now is the only issue on which the union and company are apart The union has for several years represented workers at the Andrews Concrete Products and Supply Co 620 N Mas sachusetts Morse said There never has been any organized labor at the Clear Lake plants he said All four companies are owned cither wholly or partly by Ray T Andrews and Ray T An drews Jr of Mason City Neither was available for comment A representative of the firm however said Friday that no negotiation is expected until at least Saturday At neon Friday a representa tive of the Mason City plant said there were no pickets there and the Mason City plant is not af fected by the strike We represent these people at Clear Lake and until the company recognizes us were going to remain on strike Morse said Morse said wherever there are A M Prestress employes and trucks pickets will follow If Ihere is an attempt to move equipment pickets will follow he added Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and colder Friday night rain or drink Partly cloudy ind colder Saturday rst draftees for the Marine orps in 13 years The November call the big gest since the Korean in accordance with thc Presi dents recently announced deci sion to increase the active armed forces strength in con nection with Southeast Asia the Pentagon said The Army will get 28400 men in November the Marines 4050 and the Navy 4000 The October draft call was for 33600 men including about 4600 for the Navy This was the first Navy draft in nine years This months draft quota stands at 27400 for the Army The AirvForceValone intend to place any manpower calls with Selective Service It has expressed confidence it can meetits requirements through voluntary enlistments The Marines last drew on Se lective Service in 1952 during the Korean campaign A total of 81430 men were inducted into he Marine Corps during 1951 and 1952 The Marines need to pick up 5000 recruits this fiscal year 35000 to make up for attrition and 30000 to help the corps reach its new total strength of 223000 Although enlistments are up in all services the increase has not been enough to permit the Navy and the Marines to do without the draft The Army has been relying heavily on the draft for quite some time The Pentagon announcement ndicated that the Army expects nearly 10000 volunteers in No vember but this is 28400 short of the months objective and tap is to be filled by the draft The spokesman said in a statement Initial reports from Viet namese sources indicate that about 2100 9 pm yesterday aircraft bombed the north end of the bridge crossing Ben Hai River on Highway 1 in the de militarized zone Further re ports from the Vietnamese army indicate that there were three Vietnamese killed on the north end of the bridge The bridge was reported destroyed Observers allege the aircraft were US An investigation is under way at this time but it is believed that the aircraft were US The bridge is about 80 miles north of Da Nang the big US air base 380 miles north of Sai It was not known if the dead were North or South Vietnam cse but since they Avere at the north end of the structure it was believed they were North Viet namese About 40 planes mad the attack Vietnamese source said The Commission immed ate investigation India Canada and Poland compose the com mission In other air activity two US Air Force jet planes were shot down in North Viet Nam Thurs day by automatic weapons fire during a sixplane F105 Thun derchief raid 80 miles north west of Hanoi a US military spokesman reported The pilots were listed as miss ing The downings brought to 92 the number of US planes shot down since air strikes began February spokesmen said US authorities reported these other developments About 40 Viet Cong staged a predawn small arms attack on a government outpost seven miles southwest of Saigon Vietnam ese casualties light and no estimate was made of guerrilla losses VIETNAM Please Turn to Page 2 NORTH VIETNAM CHinu DONG HOI If UNO ADDRESSES COUNCIL United Nations Secretary General U Thant is shown at left as he proposes that the UN Security Council issue a Pholofax binding order for a ceasefire between India and Pakistan sought UNITED NATIONS NY AP Secretary General V Thant proposed Friday that the JN Security Council issue a inding order for an IndianPak stani ceasefire and that the order be backed by the threat 3f penalties if the two govern ments fail to comply He also suggested that the council request the heads of the ndian and Pakistani govern ments to hold peace talks in a hird country with the assist ance of a UN committee Only once in the 20year his ory of the United Nations has rie council authorized the pos ible use of economic and mili Defense bill given okay by House tary sanctions This was in the war between Israel and the Arab countries in 1948 Thant proposed that thc coun cil declare that failure to complj with a new ceasefire order would demonstrate the exist ence of a breach of peace with in the meaning of Article 39 of the UN Charter This article said that if a breach of peace exists the council shall decide what meas ures should be taken either in the field of economic boycotts or by actual use of air sea and and forces to obtain compli ance Thant delivered his personal report to the 11nation council 24 hours after his return from an unsuccessful effort to halt the fighting Thant acknowledged that he had been unable to get agree ment of Indias Prime Minister Bahadur La Shastri and Paki stani President Mohammed Khan for a ceasefire and Pholofax WHERE HRIDGE BOMBED Cross gives approximate location of place in demilitarized zone dividing South and North Viet Nam where a flight of planes bombed a bridge romise billion defense ppropriation but Republicans r g u e d the administration vould have to ask as much as 10 billion more because the Udget had been a fraud The defense bill a compro mise worked out between Sen te and House versions which ow goes back to the ncluded an additional bil on President Johnson asked or the fighting in Viet Nam But Republicans Melvin R Laird of Wisconsin and Glenard P Lipscomb of California charged this was attempt to pay for thc war on the installment plan Laird one of thesenior Re publicans on the appropriations committee argued the 1966 budget had not provided funds for Viet Nam so that it would be kept below billion so grave il threatens w o r 1 peace Thant outlined a fivepoint ap proach which the council niigh now take Issue a binding order for a cessation of hostilities declaring that if either party fails to com ply the penalty provisions of he charier would come into ef ect This would bring into play the rarely used Chapter 7 which applies only when thc council formally recognizes the exist ence of a breach of peace Offer assistance of the Unit ed Nations in ensuring observ ance of a ceasefire Call for a prompt withdraw al of troops to positions held be ore the current outbreak of ighting Aug 5 Request the heads of the wo governments lo meet in a country friendly and acceptable o both and make available a small committee to assist in thc alks Make possible use of he lecretarygeneral in the nego iations China ultimatum concerns Soviets MOSCOW Am bassador TN Kaul discussed the Chinese ultimatum to India Friday with Premier Alexei Ko sygin Informed sources said Kosygin told Kaul the Soviet Union was concerned by the gesture The ambassador also called on Foreign Minister Andrei Gro myko during the forenoon and discussed the Chinese note with him Informed sources said the am bassador had asked for the meetingwith the two Soviet ex ecutives Thursday in order to discuss the Indian reaction to the work of UN SecretaryGen eral U Thanl in seeking a ceasefire in the Pakistan dis pute In the meantime news of the Chinese threat arrived Informed sources said the So viet leaders had expressed con cern that thc new threat might further compiicate the situation at a moment when this country as well as others were trying to support moves toward ending the fighting Inside Propose probe on Red border NEW DELHI India Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri said Friday India would defend its territorial integrity but did not want to give Com Yiunist China any pretext for aggression Shastri proposed a joint investigatipn of the chsputecMjorder between the two countries He was eplying in Parliament to Q an ultimatum from Eed J KlICC China giving India three days to pull out of a dis spacemen embrace SET PUBLIC hearings o new city plan for Maso City Page fi Editorials Clear Lake news Mason City news 6 L a test markets Society news Sports 970 North Iowa news II W Nebraska has record snow fall r THE ASSOCIATKD PRESS Western Nebraska got a rec rd snow Thursday When the fall reached 15 inch s at Crawford in Northwest Nebraska the record was he heaviest snowfall ever for eptember in thc state Yet it wasnt by 12 days the arliest that snow has ever fall ATHENS Greece Two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut embraced Friday at an informal meeting It followed oviet allegations that the Gem ni twins had snubbed the Rus ian cosmonauts L Gordon Cooper Jr and Charles Conrad Jr met cosmo naut Pavel Belyayev at the end of an International Astronaulic al Congress plenary session con encd to hear the Americans re port on Lhcir record eightday space flight 11 was their first neeting In a crush of delegates and newsmen the Americans and Russian hugged each other and exchanged flight pins The Rus sians comrade Alcxei Leonov who is also in Athens for the Congress did not attend Uv session to speak See related story page 2 n in western areas of the state he earliest Weather Bureau ecord for a snowfall is Sept 4 rhen a trace was recorded at ort Robinson Chadron reported some 10 nches Thursday and generally he fall was from four to 15 nches in the worst storm area Elsewhere across the state it as one of those days best ermed miserable Rain and with fog ell during the night and con nued into the night Whilesome crop damage was the full extent cant e determined for a day or two was a day more to the dis ke of humans and animals than o plants The snow also was greated ith mixed feeling in some sec ons of the panhandle where ic season has been extremely ry One county agent said it might do more good than harm uted rea Himalayan border He said the investigation lould take place as soon as ossiblc to determine exactly Indian border posts are led China claims they are on s territory The offer was similar to oth r Indian proposals for settling ie border dispute which Red hina has rejected in the past hina most recently turned own a suggestion that neutral bscrvers check the border i a blunt note Friday the Red Chinese threatened India with grave consequences unless ndia withdraws within three ays from a TibetSikkim bor er area claimed by China The nole did not specify what he consequences would be But led China struck at India in a mrder dispute in 1962 and the ndian army suffered a setback m the heavy lighting Red Chinas warning was in terpreted in New Delhi as far more serious than the Give him your gold flight pin Conrad took the small winge pin off his lapel and gave it I BeJyayev The Russian then re moved a Russian pin markec USSR from his uniform and pinned it on Conrad The three exchanged smal alk and seemed to enjoy them selves but had no chance really o exchange space notes Before the plenary session a igh Soviet official said the astronauts failed to ppear Thursday for a joint in erview that might have al owed a more detailed exchange f views National Space and Aeronau cs Administration officials said hey did not know of the meet ng in advance and could not pprove it because it would ave meant an exclusive inter iew for one American televi lon network This was Conrads and Coop rs day at the space congress Thursday things were re ersed It was the Russians day at he congress and the Soviet cos nonauts were featured as peakers at a council session S officials set up a news con rence for Conrad and Cooper st before Thursdays plenary ession The two pairs of space fliers d not meet Cooper and Conrad arrived in thens Thursday to start a six ation lour as good will ambas adors for the United States At their news conference offi als distributed packets of in ormation on the Gemini 5 flight ong with colored photographs the two astronauts Cooper and Conrad move on Turkey Saturday Silo explosion caused by torch WASHINGTON ex osion in a Titan missile silo ear Scarcy Ark last month as caused by a welders torch umping against a line carrying flammable fluid Pentagon in estigators have reported beenYhuried atIndia by in recent months This was the first such protest with a dead line Just a few hours after Red China broadcast its ultimatum deeply worried Indian officials displayed a new reluctance to even speculate on whether the war against Pakistan could still e pursued with what Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri Thursday called unabated vi or A State Department spokes man said in Washington the United States is maintaining a close watch on the IndiaCom munist China border situation He said the United States is very concerned over the possi ble extension of the IndiaPakis tan war Last Monday Secretary of State Dean Rusk said Red China should stay out of the India Pakistan conflict and let the UN Security Council settle it Two days later a direct warning against intervention was reportedly given to Red China at a meeting of US and Chinese ambassadors in War saw Diplomats at United Nations headquarters in New York ex pressed belief that China would cross the border unless India 135 analysis among most intensive in history The Iowa State Highway Com mission released some general information Friday concerning the analysis of seven lines drawing final consideration in the selection of an Interstate 35 route through North Iowa The commission approved a proposed corridor for 135 last Sept 1 that will send the big highway between Clear Lake and Masort City A public hearing on the route will be at 2 pm Wednesday Sept 29 at the All Veterans Social Center in Clear Lake Thc commission announce ment Friday said those attend ing will learn for the first time the scope of commission studies on various proposed routes ex tending over the past two years The commission said more than 20 routes were studied in one of the most intensive in terstate highway studies ever made Thc studies involved traffic construction costs and road user benefit data between f35 control points on US High way 20 and Albert Lea Minn Purpose of the public hear ing explained Raymond Kas sel hearings engineer who will be in charge is to allow those who attend an opportunity to express their views and to ask questions The hearing also will give our engineers and commission ers an opportunity to present the results of our studies first hand and to learn the views of the public Approval of Ihc US Bureau of Public Roads must follow the hearing before the route be comes final Thc commission release gave a brief outline of some overall route statistics that were gath ered in the long study During the study period the commission said none of the 18 lines studied was dropped from consideration until thc data gathered could be analyzed and it was shown that thc line was too expensive to build or T would not properly serve thc area and interstate traffic Each of the seven final lines plus those eliminated earlier involved diagonals of varying length at some place along the study routes between US High way 20 and Albert Lea the commission added Map on Page 2 locates the seven routes given final con The commission release Fri day had this to say about the routes One of the seven lines No VI parallels U S 69 to the vicin ity of Lake Mills before cross ing the state line and continued on a diagonal in Minnesota No VIII the line proposed by the Commission on Septem ber 1 and on which the Septem ber 29 hearing will be held starts its diagonal about seven miles north of Williams to near Lalimer and then goes due north turn to 2 A backs down One delegate ex plained that the Chinese having announced a time limit would lose face if they did not follow through on their ultimatum The Chinese warning under lined the need for India to split its forces keeping hundreds of thousands of men tied clown in the Himalayan Mountains on thc northern frontier while the same time trying to strike crip pling blows at Pakistan on bat tlefields more than 1000 miles to thc West Diplomatic efforts for a peaceful solution of the India Pakistan conflict suffered a fur ther setback Thursday when the Indians gave a cold reception to a suggestion by UN Secretary General U Thant for a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Shastri and President Mo hammed Ayub Khan of Pakis tan It would be like Churchill meeting Hitler during the Battle of Britain an Indian official commented SAiAE DATE1W4552 Black Flat Meant Traffic In Im H Houri