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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 6, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors sforfs The Mason City United Fund drive officially was launched Wednesday with the announce ment that nearly 50 per cent of the goal or r has been pledged in advance This year along with the se business of working to ward the goal alittle fun and melodrama have been added in the form of a chal lenge from the Fort Dodge Unit ed Fund Thlt challenge has never been tried before and it should add a lot of interest because of the business competition be tween the two cities said Her bert Bowe executive director of the Mason City United Fund The challenge was started by Fort Dodge United Fund presi dent Joseph H Carter who dis tributed large challenge leaf lets in Mason City Fort Dodge lists three s c c tions in its challenge ONE A duel to the crier of the 1965 United Fund cam paigns in the interest of our respective U F agencies TWO A rally from last years campaigns in which both cities failed toreach goals THREE A contest to de termine which city shows more civic pride compassion for the downtrodden the weak the aged and the mentally infirm interest in her young people and communitywide support for vital services Posters from Mason City United Fund president the Rev William F Powers proclaim ing counter attack and Chal lenge Accepted were distrib uted in Fort Dodge Mason Citys advance contri butions placed the drive here well ahead of the col lected toward a goal in Edition VOL IK MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY 1745 UUr ropjj IhU Papci consul ol Associated Press Full Lease Wirei No 203 Yank planes downed Youth 75 freed from viselike trap in cave MEDINA Ohio AP A 15 yearold boy was inched free Wednesday from the viselike lrap where he was pinned 24 hours in a cave once used to hide fugitive slaves He was taken from the cave to a hospi tal The 110 pound boy Morris Baetzhold looked exhausted when he was carried on a slretcher from the cave pm EOT Rescuers who had struggled through the night to free him fin ally managed to get a strap around his slender body and slowly lift him inch by inch out of the slanted sandstone passage way where he had been pinned face down Morris was taken immediate ly to a hospital from the cave where he was caught about 11 am Tuesday while on an outing with youngsters from the chil drens home where he lives He had not eaten since he was trapped Neither had he been able to sleep much in the cramped con fines of the footwide tunnel Rescue workers had been with him almost constantly trying to Uig him loose or just cheering him up Throughout the ordeal Morris was reported in good condition and calm The boy was with 15 compan ions who wound up at Whipps Ledges because of a flat tire The group all from the chil drens home were en route to a historical site in New Phila delphia Ohio when thoir bus had a flat on US 21 Because of the lime lost three teachers with the boys decided to take the boys to Whipps Ledg es to eat their packed lunches Morris anci two companions fin ishcd eating then began to scramble around the rocks Mr and Mrs Raymond Bnctzold of Cleveland the boys parents rushed to the scene aft er they had learned of tlicir sons plight They had last seen the boy about a year ago when the Cuyahoga County Child Welfare Department placed him in the Methodist Childrens Home MORRIS BAETZOLD Trapped in cave Kill 260 Commies in week armen Fort Dodge Bowe pointed out however that Mason City started its ad vance campaign on Sept 7 while advance solicitations in Fort Dodge did not begin until Sept 20 Cutoff date for the competition has been set for noon on Sept 27 Only actual contributions Chinese in protest to Indians TOKYO AP Communist China charged in a protest to the Indian Embassy in Peking Wednesday that Indian troops have repeatedly carried out armed provocations against Chi nese personnel in the Tibet Sikkim border The New China News Agency said the note says that on Oct 2 a group of Indian soldiers in or pledge cards received by then will count and solicitations re ceived by phone just before noon Oct 27 will not count in the to tal Bowe added The advance solicitations are coming in at a faster rate than earlier years Bowe said At this year the Community Chest predecessor to United Fund in Mason City had riot collected as much in advance in spite of the fact the advance drive started in June From advance reports it looks like some firms are doubling contributions from last year Bowe said Some com panies have set their own quota at four times the amount given in 1964 The emphasis of the actual drive will be on pledges through places of employment Bowe said The United Fund directors hope the goal will be reached before Oct 27 the end of the challenge Daily reports of the contribu tions in both Mason City and Fort Dodge will be published Last year with a goal some was collected This year however the Red Cross has been added to the seven local Scouts Girl Scouts Family Service Public Health Nursing Assn Salvation Army YMCA and YWCA Ten state and national appeals also will receive dona truded into through Ya territory La Yak La on tions from the United Fund Mason City 100 the ChinaSikkim boundary and opened heavy fire on a unit of Chinese frontier guards The intruders fired more than 200 roundsandwounded a Chinese frontier guard The note charged that group of Indian soldiers openec fire with light and heavy ma chine guns and mortars on Chin cse guards in the same area on two occasions Monday Peking accused India of start ing the clash Monday at Yak Laalong the SikkimTibet bor der in the Himalayas Building in Dominican blown up SANTO DOMINGO Domini can Republic office building of the magazine Ahora was blown up Wednes day It was the third bomb incident this week The first went off in a drivein movie theater damaging a car The second ex ploded in a bar injuring seven US soldiers and four Domr inicans Dr Rafael Molina Morillo publisher of the weekly maga zinc blamed right wing elc ments he said are o democracy and nationalism Ahora the Spanish wort for now has been highly critical of US intervention and of the Dominican military lead ers who led the fight against the rebels No one was injured The ex plosion destroyed the press most of the printing equipmen and blew out a rear wall of the onestory building are lost President in surgery on Friday WASHINGTON Iff President Johnson is facing urgery Friday for removal of his gall bladder then 0 to 14 days in the hospital and several weeks more n areduced schedule The President 57 a rather forlorn looking man eated all alone at the huge octagonal table in the Vhite House Cabinet ioorh announced the forthcoming operation to newsmen Tuesday night at L of u day o f a U a NO 1 FOR TWINS Minnesota Twins first baseman Don Mincher bangs a second inning homer off Dodger pitcher Don Drysdale for the First Twins hit and first run of the World Series opener Health report surprise The Globe The physician who will per form the operation Dr Georg A Hallenbcclc of the Mayo Clin ic at Rochester Minn said i will be major surgery but th risk to a normal person of th Presidents age is very low in deed And the man who handlec Johnsons severe heart attack in 1955 Dr J Willis Hurst chair man ofthe medical department at Emory University in Atlanta Ga said that We do not an ticipate difficulty Obviously we intend to be as careful and cau tious as possible Hurst said Johnson has had no heart difficulty for 10 years and I would place him in a group of risks similar to any other patient who has not had a heart attack Johnson will check in at the US Naval Hospital in Suburban Bethesda Md Thursday night A Navy commander for a time in World War II Johnson was taken to this hospital after his heart attack And he was there for days last January with a sore throat and heavy cold He reported Tuesday night that the doctors expect there will be minimal time during which 1 will not be conducting business as usual And he sounded assurances that should presidential action or decision be needed ant he was unable to provide them standing arrangements are in Observing Yom Kippur NEW YORK throughout the AP world Jews observe Wednesday their highest of holy days Yom Yom Kippur the day of atone ment is observed for 24 hours beginning at sundown Tuesday During this time Jews fast and pray and are expected to reflect on their shortcomings of the previous year As the sun sets Wednesday night the Shofar or rams horn will be sounded to mark the end of the holy period that began with the Jewish New Year 5726 10 days ago Contract for dam building to Algonans ALGONA AP Les Faber nd Jim Merryman of Algona lave been awarded a contract for construction of a 22 foot high dam planned in connection with a proposed 53 acre lake near here Money for thelake three miles north of Algona will come from half mill levy voted severa years ago when the Kossuth County Conservation Board wa formed The dam first step in develop ment of the project will be 550 feet wide with a concrete spill way which will empty into the east fork of the Des Moines River About 1100 acres of land are expected to feed the lake and provide water Plans are to develop one shoreline area as pheasant cov er WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson looks like a man enjoying perfect health This is the general impression of most eople who see him regularly If Johnson has given any hint outside his inner circle of he gall bladder trouble that will ead to surgery on Friday the clues have been almost impossi ble to spot and went unnoticed To who White House seek portents newsmen in every change of presidential demean or the announcement of John sons latest health difficulty came as a total surprise though they see him almost ev ery day Johnson did look tired and peaked at times earlier this year But in recent weeks he has seemed fit rested and well tanned from occasional week end holidays in the Texas sun And this general impression apparently has extended to members of the inner circle Bill D Moyers press secretary said today he has seen no evi dence of any slowing down of the fast running presidential mechanism Tuesday for example Johnj son handled a full schedule appointments that ranged from a ceremonial meeting with 4H Club representatives to a Cabi net meeting at which he dis closed his impending surgery And he was still at work Tues day night entertaining a group of bankers and businesseditor of men at a private White House magazine dinner Editorials 4 Society news 67 North Iowa news 8 Comics 12 Sports 1718 Clear Lake news 2223 Latest markets 26 Mason City news 2627 Classified pages 3031 EDITOR DIES DANSVILLE NY AP Miss Mary Eugenia Owen 69 the for Instructor a educators died Tuesday after a lengthy illness effect for Vice President Huber H Humphrey to act in his place Johnson met with Humphrey and the Cabinet just before he read his announcement to news men He said he had discusscc his case also with congrcssiona leaders and former Presidcn Dwighl D Eisenhower He had gone through a flurry of appointments with newsmen and photographers called in U LBJ Please turn to Page 2 Humphrey will act for President WASHINGTON AP A specific agreement provides that Vice President Hubert H Humphrey will act for President if need be during the latters hospilalization for re moval of his gall bladder This was emphasized Tuesday by the President in announcing the forthcoming operation How ever he said he docs not antic ipate the need for presidential decision or actions during the short time that 1 will not be available for the purpose Johnson and Humphrey have had an agreement since shortly after their election providing 1 In case of inability the President would if possible so inform the vice president and the latter would serve as acting president exercising the duties of the office until the ina bility ended 2 In the event an inability prevented the President from communicating with the vice president the latter after such consultation as he deemed ap propriate would decide whether to take over the powers of the office and serve as acting presi dent until the inability ended 3 In either event the Presi dent would decide when the ina bility had ended and at that time would resume the full ex ercise of his powers and duties Johnson said the agreement with Humphrey is the same as that between former President Dwight D Eisenhower and former Vice President Richard M Nixon and between the late President John F Kennedy and Johnson when he was vice pres ident A proposed constitutional amendment covering the sub ject of presidential inability was passed by Congress in July and is now before the states Eight of the required 38 state legisla tures have ratified it Michigan acted only Tuesday Others are Arizona Oklahoma Nebraska Massachusetts Wisconsin Pennsylvania and Kentucky Disease measure is signed WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson signed into law Wednesday a bill to launch a major attack against heart tlis ase cancer and out ever mentioning that he aces a gall bladder operation litnsclf Friday Vice President Hubert H lumphrey was there too and ic and Johnson traded warm vords handclasps and smiles he President gave a friendly al on the shoulder to the man vho will take any needed action f the President himself at any imc is unable to do so The bill authorizes three million program to aunch a campaign against what he President called three mur erous diseases that will claim of every 10 Americans who ose their lives this year Now he said these are lot dry statistics these are leadly facts whose anguish ouches every single family in his land of ours The goal of the new law is simple Johnson said To speed he miracles of medical re search from the laboratory to he bedside The measure provides for SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Three US Air Force planes were shot clown Tuesday over North Viet Nam and the four men aboard are listed as missing a US military spokes man said Wednesday He said the downed planes were an F4C Phantom with a twoman crew and two F105 Thundercmefs Two parachutes were observed from the Phan tom but a search produced no trace of the airmen the spokes man said One parachute was spotted from the Thunderchicfs The other Thunderchief was lost from sight he said but did not elaborate He described the an tiaircraft fire as heavy The Phantom was lost on a nineplane strike on the Lang p ammunition depot 40 miles rtheast of Hanoi the spokcs an said Ten other Phantoms neduled for the same target ere diverted to fly rescue cover ler the plane went down The Tlnmderchlcfs were part a 20plane raid on Lang Met iridge 45 miles northeast of anoi Heavy flak was observed ver the area the spokesman aid Radio Hanoi claimed Tuesday ts gunners had shot down 10 US planes Hanoi week that US pilots shot down inNorth Viet Nam would be treated as war criminals and face trials In the ground war a US mili tary spokesman said the Vietna mese army claimed its forces killed 260 Viet Cong this week in major operations in the central highlands and the Meking Delta The casualty claims were not confirmed by US body counts The Vietnamese claimed 220 guerrillas dead following heavy Soviet Union backs N Viet MOSCOW The Soviet Union pledged Wednesday to continue to render North Viet Nam any assistance it needs to repel American ag gression Pravda the newspaper of the Soviet Communist party also repeated the call to all other Communist countries to join the Soviet Union in pro viding aid to North Viet Nam rants to establish regional pro grams among medical schools and clinical research institutes There arc provisions for im proving the training of special ists and obtaining better medi cal facilities and equipment to help victims of the three great killer diseases Johnson had a bit of a sur prise for his audience He called on Dr Howard Rusk director of the Institute of Physical Med icine and Rehabilitation of the New York University Medical Center to report on a mission to Viet Nam While Johnson got busy with pens for signing the bill Rusk announced that Johnson is send ing a plane to airlift to the Unit ed States for treatment and re fighting Monday during a gov ernment sweep in the southern most province of An Xuyen They said another 40 Viet Cong were killed and 28 cap tured in an action In Binh Dinh Province Light government losses were reported The operation in Binh Dinh 305 miles northeast of Saigon reopened a portion of strategic Highway No 1 which the Com munists had cut the spokesman said US authorities said 1067 Viet Cong 229 government troops and 17 Americans were killed in action last week Air strikes accounted for most of the Viet Cong losses habilitation 60 paralyzed Viet namese servicemen he said were doomed to rot to death otherwise Rusk said the paraplegics will be sent back home to help train hundreds of others who have lost the use of their legs through severance of the spinal cord North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair Wednesday night and Thursday Cooler Wednesday night lews in the 40s Highs Thursday mostly in the lower 70s The Communists struck in larger units than in recent weeks hitting government troops with one regimentalsized assault near the Phu Cu Pass one of battalion size and two companysized attacks The US spokesman said 64 Americans and 566 South Viet namese were wounded and one American and 68 Vietnamese were missing There were 141 Viet Cong captured he report ed SAME
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