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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                new t Countries to share in operations WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson announced Friday the United States and Panama have agreed to write a new treaty which will give Panama a share in administration management and operations of the Panama Canal j Johnson said that after 18 months of discussions negotiat ing teams for the two countries have reached areas of agree ment He announced 1 The 1903 treaty will be ab rogated 2 The new treaty will effec tively recognize Panamas sov ereignty over the area of the present Canal Zone Details of the areas of agree ment are the subject of current negotiations the President said The purpose is to insure that Panama will share with the United States responsibility in the administration manage ment and operations of the ca nal as may be provided in the treaty Johnson said Panama will also share with the United States in the direct and indirect benefits from the existence of the canal on its territory The President said the new treaty would terminate after a specified number of years or on the date of the opening of the sealevel canal whichever oc curs first The US government now is studying four possible sites for a new sealevel canal One is the present canal in Panama the second is another site in Panama the third is in Nica ragua and a corner of Costa Rica and the fourth is in Co lombia The wording used by the President appeared open to in terpretation that Panama might be in a preferential position to get the new sealevel canal Re moval of the canal from Pana manian territory would present an enormous economic and po litical problem Johnson went on radio and television to make his announce ment The Presidentdid not go into detail on the question of Pana mas sharing in the administra tion management operations and direct and indirect benefits of the canal Presumably this is one of the topics to be worked out in negotiations still under way Johnson said a similar decla ration to the people of Panama was being made by President Marco Robles of that country In reporting areas of agree ment Johnson said they includ ed a provision under which the new sealevel canal might be constructed in Panama and pro visions for what he termed on Panama Canal The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL IDS MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24 1945 10c t Paper Consists oC Two Ono Associated Press Full Lease WIrei No 193 Rips Viet policy of US Indians claim truce violated NEW DELHI India UP Pakistani troops vio lated the IndiaPakistan ceasefire in two widely sep arated places the Indian defense ministry charged Friday The ministry said in a communique that Pakistani troops crossed into the Indian controlled part of Kash mir in the north sector Thursday a few hbiirs after the ceasefire went into ef fect and that in the south ern sector Pakistani rang ers attacked an Indian po lice post The attack was repulsed by members of Indias armed con stabulary at Asutar about 52 miles northwest of Jaisalmer in the desertlike state the com munique said Pakistani rangers have still to be cleared from a few other places where they made intru sions into our territory it add ed Necessary steps are being taken The communique did not elab orate on what the steps were and therewas no mention of base rights and status forces agreements for He said a primary objective of the new treaty will be to pro vide for an appropriate political economic and social integration of the area used in the canal op eration with the rest of the Re public of Panama Rudd farmer killed when tractor tips Burnett 62 was killed late Thursday when the tractor he was drivin tipped over into a ditch and rolled over him A farmer and agent for Farm Bureau Insurance Company Burnett lived a mile north of Rudd and farmed southeast of town The accident occurred on a county road a mile southeast of Rudd His son Duane who farms with him was about a quarter mile ahead of his father on an other tractor He said he heard the tractor roll but did not see it Burnett died of chest injuries according to Floyd County Sheriff LL Lane any regular army units being involved However both nations have police units whose arms include machine guns and who are practically indistinguishable from army units The defense ministry said un iformed Pakistanis also crossed near Jhangar about 90 miles north of Jammu Kashmirs winter capital and began dig ging trenches The local Indian army com mander did not take action and asked the UN observers in Kashmir to investigate the de fense ministry said UN observers have been in Kashmir since the world body established a ceasefire in the disputed state in 1949 They will be bolstered to supervise Thurs days truce which ended 22 days of conflict Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri said in a nationwide ra dio speech earlier the blackout has been lifted but let us not mistake it for the dawn of peace He said Pakistani leaders had talked of a possible wider con flagration and he added We cannot close our eyes to reali ty President Mohammed Ayub Khan warned Thursday that if the Kashmir problem is not solved This continent will again be engulfed in a much wider conflict Surviving are his wife Luella Ihree sons Duane and Boyd of Rudd Rodney Jefferson Iowa and two grandchildren Funeral arrangements are in complete at the Sheckler Fu neral Home in Nora Springs Dr W Stewart is named U S surgeongeneral WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson announced Friday his selection of Dr William H Stewart 44 who has been with the Public Health Service since 1951 to be US surgeongen eral Johnson described Stewart as young imaginative and en ergetic and said he has demon strated capacity for leadership Stewart will succeed Dr Lu ther L Terry who resigned to acceptan appointment as vice president of the University of Pennsylvania A further shadow over the ceasefire was cast by the threat of sustained guerrilla operations in the Indianruled segment of Kashmir Indias frontier with Commu nist China was reported quiel Friday although it was revealec that blood already has been shed in the confrontation with Peking high in the Himalayas The Chinese in a broadcast said the bodies of three Indian soldiers have been found in the Djumchele area following a figh last Sunday India has rcportec three policemen were missing China earlier claimed Indian troops had violated its border in the area and fired on Chinese civilians stationed there India said the incident had been dis torted by Peking to cover up its intrusion Chinese troops were reported still a short distance inside In dian territory in one or tw spots along the border of Sik kirn an Indian protectorate and Chineseruled Tibet 12 Yanks die in Tokyo fire TOKYO Twelve U S Navy Personnel were killed Fr day in a fire which destroyed naval communications buildin at Kamiseya about 20 mile southwest of Tokyo The US Navy said about 11 Navy and Marine communica tions technicians were on dut in the twostory frame buildin when the fire broke out Tojevdmp civil rights programs WASHINGTON AP Pres ent Johnson ordered Friday a weeping reorganization of fed ral civil rights programs Johnson said the aim of the eprganization will be to achieve reater coordination of federal fforts to eliminate discrimina on The President acted on rec mmendations by Vice Presi ent Hubert H Humphrey who aid we wantto get people oul f each others way a result of changes e civil rights responsibilities f the attorney general and the ecretary of labor will be broad ned the Civil Rights Commis ion will be given new factfind ng chores and the Commerce Departments Community Rela ons Service will be transferred o the Justice Department Two existing organizations ie Presidents Committee on qual Opportunityand the Pres dents Council on Equal Oppor unity will be abolished The unctions of these groups will e taken over by the Cabinet epartments White House press secretary il D Moyers issued a state nent which outlined a sixpoinl eorganization 1 The Civil Service Com mis ion will be responsible for mak ng certain the federal govern HUBERT HUMPHREY Recommended Changes ment does not discriminate on ie basis of race creed color r sex in employment promo ion and other personnel poll ies 2 The secretary of labor wil issume responsibility for re discrimination com laints and insuring complianci y government contrac ors with nondiscrimination re quirements Gromyko assault at UN Charges aggression 19yearold Columbus Ohio girl Sharon Noe was killed early Friday when a threecar collision split her car in two The engine section is in foreground with the main AP Photofnx part of the shattered sedan at left in the rear near one of the other cars in the collision The accident occurred as the Noe cat was making a left turn during heavy traffic Floods damage tall crpps r THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Torrential rains which have pounded the midcohtinent for a week subsided Friday but flood waters continued to roll over rich farmland ruining fall crops in some areas Rivers in northern Arkansas spilled over their banks and flowed into lowlying croplands adding to the crop damage al ready caused by wind and rain Officials feared that damages to cotton soybeans and rice would total millions of dollars The Black River rose above 16 feet in Black Rock Ark Thurs day and should crest at 18 feet Saturday four feet above flood stage The towns along the river are built on hills and are not endan gered by the flood The Strawberry River over flowed between Lynn and Strawberry Ark closing Ar kansas 25 highway rains and high humid ity have turned what had ap peared to be one of southern Ohios best tobacco crops into what may be one of the worst Officials said the crop could be 10 to 25 per cent below nor mal In Texas the rains which soaked the state have subsided The heaviest rains fell in the Austin area Rainfall up to 10 inches sent the placid little Ped ernales River on a 10foot rise that for a while isolated Presi dent Johnsons LBT Ranch 60 miles west of Austin The rain generally was wel corned by Texans except for farmers with cotton open in the field and other crops unharvest Secretary W Willard Wirtzccj vill be concerned solely with contractors Promotion of non discrimination among private Businesses which are not con ractors will continue to rest with the Equal Employment Op ortunity Commission headed y Franklin D Roosevelt Jr 3 The Community Relations Service will be transferred to he Justice Department and he attorney general will as necessary call upon appropriate departments with expert knowl edge and positive programs to conciliate disputes This would be accomplished through a reorganization plan to be submitted to Congress next year 4 The Civil Rights Commis sion will take over the clearing house and datagathering func tions of the Community Rela tions Service and thus will be come the principal factfinding agency in the civil rights field 5 The Justice Department will be responsible for coordi nating all the federal enforce ment policies in the civil rights area some of which have rest ed with the Council on Equal Opportunity 600 Reds killed in SAIGON Viet Nam AP Viet Cong forces attacking in regimental strength hit govern1 ment positions 300 miles north east of Saigon Friday A US spokesman said planes and ar illery drove back the Reds with icavy losses In recent months Binh Din Provincehas been quiet The regimentalsize action thai raged along a 20milefront came as a surprise to US ad visers in Qui Nlion A Viet Cong regiment numbers roughly 1000 to 1500 men Vietnamese army sources said Combined US and Vietnam 600 guerillas were killed but government losses were mod erate The action began Thurs day in the jungle hills north of Qui Nhon Only Vietnamese forces were engaged in the fighting which raged around the district town of Bong Son 300 miles northeast of Saigon and about 35 miles northeast of the US Armys 1st avalry positions at the An Khe Valley Small probes were reported against US positions at An Khe Thursday night cse air sorties during the action numbered 58 a US spokesman Burmese leader ends visit MOSCOW Nu Win Burmas chief of state ended his visit in the Soviet Union Friday and flew off or Ran goon During his stay here he had seen top Soviet officials and dis cussed such matters as Viet Nam and the IndiaPakistan conflict In Oklahoma the Washita iliver flooded the southern low ands but the river was falling Residents of El Reno Guthrie and Kingfisher were cleaning up I their homes after a brief runoff1 The Hood threat abated in Illi nois though the Mississippi Riv er was expected to crest about feet above flood stage Fri day or Saturday near Quincy But an official said the flood waters would not reach com mercial industrial or residen tial areas Scattered cold rain chilled areas from the central Rockies to Upper Michigan Some wet snow mixed with rain over por tions of the Dakota s Freeze or frost warnings were in effect for the Dakotas northwestern Minnesota tye braska and northwestern Kan sas Weather outlook Fair and cooler Friday night scattered light frost low 3331 Saturday generally fair and warmer high SSM Weather details on 2 said A US Air Force F100 wa shot down north of Bong Son bu Ihe pilot ejected and was pickec up by helicopter Vietnamese troops reportedly killed 34 Viet Cong in sharp fighting near Hue about 60 miles north of Da Nang the big US air base 380 miles north of Saigon US 852 jet bombers blasted Ihe iron triangle area 20 miles north of Saigon for Ihe second time this week a US spokesman said It was their 31st announced raid of the war A company of the US 1st In antry Division backed by can non flame throwers and air at acks launched a wave of as saults on heavily fortified Viet ong hunkers 40 miles north west of Saigon near Bien Hoa Auto crash injuries kill woman 59 FIVEALARM BLAZE Fear one dead in Minneapolis fire MINNEAPOLIS AP Fire raced out of control Friday through a sevenstory potato chip factory on the edge of the Minneapolis Loop One fireman was missing trapped and feared dead in a thirdfloor room Shortly afterward a second blaze broke out in a row of stores in another section of the city Fire Chief Kenneth Hall said the fireman entered the third floor of a fourstory addition of the Old Dutch Foods Corp plant shortly after the blaze broke oul and was trapped when the rooi caved in About eight other firemen were in the same area but were pulled back They tried in vain to gel lo Ihe Irappcd man be fore they were ordered off a fire escape leading to the thirc story Shortly afterward a large section of wall along with ceil FIRE Turn to 2 Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Comics Mason City news 4 UNITED NATIONS NY Soviet Union Friday condemned the United States as an aggressor and demanded the withdrawal of US forces from Viet Nam as a necessary step for peace The United Stales promptly labeled the So viet attack as stale polemics The Soviet position was laid before the UN General Assem bly by Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko in a farreaching olicy declaration US Ambas aclor Arthur J Goldberg re lied in a statement at a news onference Goldberg called Gromykos Viet Nam remarks a restate ment of old positions that have never been accepted by any JN body Most UN mem bers he said are more interest ed in President Johnsons pro posals for unconditional negotia tions SocietV news j Sports TV section Picture page Clear Lake news Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news HAMPTON Mrs Robert Gladys Lekwa 59 of Hamp on died Friday morning at a Mason City hospital She was njured Monday in a cartruck collision on Highway 65 near Sheffield Her husband is still hospital zed in poor condition Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Sietsma Funeral Home n Hampton According to i n vestigating authorities a car driven by RobcrtLekvva was struck in the rear by a semitrailer driven by Ollan D Baxter Bioomington fnd Baxter said the Jones car slowed as if to pull onto the shoulder As he attempted to pass the Jones car crossed the road in front of him Both car and truck hit a bridge abutment not injured Baxter was Wounded priest now in Chicago CHICAGO AP The Rev Richard F Morrisroe a young Catholic priest critically wound ed a month ago in Hayneville Ala is being treated at Oak Park Hospital He was flown here Wednesday from Alabama Jonathan M Daniels an Episcopal seminar ian from New Hampshire was shot and killed in the attack A medical spokesman said that Morrisroes prognosis seems to be good Discussing recruiting reservists WASHINGTON AP The entagon is talking about re cruiting thousands of new reser vists in what could be a renewal if its battle with Congress for he right to merge Reserve and National Guard units The idea is to seek volunteers vho would undergo six months f active duty training and com plete their sixyear military ob igation in Reserve or Guard units These reservists escape he twoyear draft but are sub ect to further active duty if hey arc needed Officials who gave newsmen a jroad outline of the plan Thurs day said it is needed because Congress blocked plans to beef up some units by the transfer of trained reservists in other units now considered surplus They did not go into details but indicated the Defense De partment might be ready to an nounce formal plans within a week The officials who declined to be named agreed that the re cruitment plan was not particu larly efficient in providing man power because the sixmonth recruits would spend most of that time in training The plan which would com plement increased draft calls and sleppedup regular recruit ing drives would make heavier inroads into the civilian society they said and would put more youths into uniform that the Pentagon expected or even wanls The clear implication was that if Congress would give Sec retary of Defense Robert S Mc Namara authority to transfer reservists as he asked recruit ing of the new men would be unnecessary The officials emphasized that no emergency is in sight to re quire immediate use of the add ed manpower McNamara a man of deter mination announced late last year he would merge Army Re serve and National Guard forces into more efficient com ponents eliminating those not RESERVES Please turn to 2 p GromykpiUid before the 117 riation assembly several new 910 proposals including one for a IMZ UN declaration condemning 73 the interference of one country 74 in the internal affairs of anoth er He also submitted a draft 18 treaty banning the spread of nu clear weapons to countries not now possessing them Goldberg said the United States would study Gromykos nuclear proposal but he noted that the United States had al ready submitted its own draft at Geneva and that it contained all Ihe requirements listed by Gromyko as essential Goldberg made no mention of a specific provision in the Soviet draft which would ban the pro posed NATO multilateral nu clear force Referring to the Soviet pro posal to restrict interference in the inlernal affairs of other ANDREI GROMYKO Critical of US Policy countries Goldberg remarked that the assembly had adopted the uniting for peace plan in 1049 and that this plan appealed to all nations to avoid such in terference He noted that the Soviet Union voted against it The Soviet Union vigorously condemns the aggression of the United States in Viet Nam Gromyko said He declared that the Soviet people are solidly behind the Communist Viet Cong and warned that continuation of the US military intervention could have serious results If for some reason Wash ington does not ask itself what the continuation of aggression against the Vietnamese people can lead lo in the long run he said we can only say that this is a big mistake This question is one which should be posed there He said there it a way out of the Viet Nam conflict The way he went on had al ready been outlined by the Viet UN Please turn to J SAME   

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