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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 11, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Cuban refugees ignore U S warnings Plea from thousands Take me KEY WEST Fla AP Thousands of persons stood on the beach at Camarioca plead ing Take me please take me when the 31foot cabin cruiser MMM left that Cuban port Sunday bringing 17 refu gees to freedom in the United States This was reported Monday by Mrs Osvaldo Bazo when the MMM which had been sailed to Cuba in defiance of US warnings arrived here under US Coast Guard escort The four crewmen were taken into custody by FBI and immigra tion authorities and were being questioned The moment of departure was a tense one for Mrs Bazo her husband and their 14yearold son Children close to military age are not being allowed lo leave the country she said and militiamen on the beach tried to detain our son As the boat was pushing away from the dock she said she and her husband snatched the boy and leaped aboard They were not fired upon US officials had warned ref ugees in this country not to cross the Florida Straits in small boals but to wait until negotiations were completed with Fidel Castro and arrange ments made for an orderly evacuation of those wishing to leave Cuba The MMM reportedly was stolen last Thursday at Miami Castro designated Camarioca as the point of departure for disenchanted Cubans and Mrs Bazo said thousands had con gregated there The MMM broke down en route and was taken in tow by the US Coast Guard cutter Dil igence Repairs were made and the boat sailed into Key West under her own power Other boals en route to Flori da or awaiting loading and clearance at Camarioca includ ed the 30foot Rainbow the 23 foot Liz and a craft piloted by Jlamon Donestevez Hialeah Fla who said he built it espe cially for the trip The boats came from various Florida ports the Rainbow from Key West the Liz from Som brero Key and Donestevez craft from Long Key Ike Flores Associated Press writer in Cuba reported by tele phone from Camarioca that Cu ban officials said more boats were en route from the United States Flores said the 15 persons who arrived at Camarioca from the United States reported no inter ference of any kind Some said they expected to be penalized upon their return but they were ready to take the punishment The refugees Flores said reported Cuban officials were extremely helpful and would not permit them to pay for food lodging or gasoline Castro had set Oct 10 as the date for beginning his opendoor policy but the US State De partment said it would take 10 days or so to work out arrange ments It warned Cuban exiles not to try to pick up relatives and friends in small boats Negotiations are being carried on through the Swiss Embassy in Havana which represents this country in Cuba They con cern ground rules for the exo dus which some estimate may total 50000 John H Crimmins coordina tor of Cuban affairs at the State Department said the United Stales proposed to Cuba that the US government set up a trans portation system for the refu gees Hopes family will arrive from Cuba A Mason Cityan whose wife and two daughters now are in Cuba is hopeful but not too optimistic about their im mediate departure for the US He is Juan M Perozo 126 2nd SE a Spanish instructor at Ma son City Junior College who has a degree in law I dont trust much about Castros promises Perozo said I have my doubts whether they will let them come here direct ly Pcrozos wife Marina and two daughters Marina 22 and Janet 21 made application to come to the United States pos sibly through Mexico about three months ago He says he is unsure of their current status because many ol his letters are not received by his wife He hopes to talk to her by telephone later this week I hope they will be here by the first of the year Perozo said Maybe it can be arranged sooner than that if what Castro says is true The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY OCTOBER 11 W5 10c Thlt Cnniisls o Two One Associated Press Full Least Wirci No 207 Fails to invoke cloture A CRUSHING ACCIDENT A 50ton US Army tank driven by 17yearold Army Reservist Kenneth Parker of Reading Pa went out of con trol Sunday morning and crushed a car and pickup truck ami No one v d a milled another s injured car before stopping Kill 75 Reds Inside Yanks hunt Cong The Globe SAIGON South troops Viet Nam pressed big offensives in pursuit of the Viet Cong Monday in dense forests north of Saigon and in the cen tral highlands of South Viet Nam Seventyfive guerrillas were others captured spokesmen said killed and 48 US military Vietnamese sources said anoth er 60 Viet Cong were believed killed by artillery fire and air strikes in the highlands offensive where Americans said they had killed 16 US planes made heavy strikes in North Viet Nam They also dropped six million leaflets into Communist territory It was the largest leaflet raid of the war Paratroopers of the 173rd Air borne Brigade killed 46 Viet Cong in a clash Sunday 30 miles north of Saigon US losses were moderate an American military spokesman reported The Viet Cong blew up a US Jeep inflicting heavy casualties on its occupants The spokesman said the Jeep was mined but one informed source said the guerrillas blew up the vehicle by setting off a 750pound US Air Force bomb that had failed to explode when dropped by an American plane Thousands of paratroopers and Australian troops launched Hie operation three clays ago in an area known Triangle on the Communist Zone as the Iron fringe of the D The allied HOT SPOTS US para troopers killed 46 Viet Cong Sunday in a clash on the fringe of the Communist D Zone 1 30 miles north of Sai gon South Viet Nam US losses were reported moder ate Near Phu My 2 the U S 1st Cavalry joined Viet Nam forces in chasing a Viet Cong force after B52 bombers from Guam hit the area Legislator at Decorah is killed DECORAH AP Funeral service will be Wednesday for State Rep Urban F Hageman er districts 36 DDecorah killed in a farm accident Sunday Authorities said Hageman who farms near here was help ing a neighbor Lee Schissel to fill silos They said a machine fel upon Hageman while he was beneath it making an adjust ment Hageman was elected from Winneshiek County last Novem ber to his first term in the legis lature Survivors include the widow and six children and his par ents Mr and Mrs Ignatius Hageman of Fort Atkinson Burial will be in Calmar Commies win vote in Germany BERLIN AP Nearly 100 per cent of the 11 million East Germans who voted in Sundays communal elections endorsed the Communistbacked single slate lists of candidates the Communist regime claimed Monday The central election commis sion reported over East Ger man Radio that 9989 per cent of the electorate favored the lists in elections for municipal councils and countylevel parlia ments The percentages were about the same in voting for representative bodies in small The commission said 9884 per cent of the 11435069 eligible voters went to the polls CAZES DIES PARIS AP Marccllin Cazes proprietor of a cafe fre quented by American expatriate authors in the 1920s died Satur day at the age of 77 His Bras serie Lipp Cafe was later a fa vorite haunt of French writers More seeking China in U N vor of replacing the Nationalists with the UNITED NATIONS NY AP Only three or four of the dozen or so French African countries seem likely to vote with France to scat Communist China in the United Nations this year That as much as anything is expected to prevent a majority in the General Assembly in fa Chinese Chinese Communists on UN bodies The assembly will vote on the issue in late October or early November Delegates who have studied the outlook carefully figure that the margin against seating Communist China may be only half what it was the last time the assembly voted on the issue in October 1963 That time the difference was 16 votes 41 in favor of the Communist Chinese and 57 against Twelve countries ab stained This time indications are that the difference may be only eight votes with 48 in favor 56 against and 13 abstaining In 1963 France and 10 of her African allies voted against the Chinese Communists Later Paris established diplo matic relations with Peking and made known that the French vote next time would be in Pe kings favor That aroused speculation that most of the French African countries would switch too and give the Chinese Communists a majority But some close students of voting probabilities now believe that only the Central African Republic the Cong Brazza ville Maurelania and perhaps Senegal will make the switch They say Chinese Communist tactics have alarmed the others and made them firmly anti Communist Other observers expect the vote will be much closer But even ifthe Chinese Communists should get a could not come majority here they troops reported killing 13 Viet Cong earlier in the operation The Iron Triangle is an area of dense jungle and rubber plan tations on the fringes of Zone D where the Communists have built fortifications and forts The spokesman said Ameri can troops used tear gas once Sunday but he gave no details The paratroopers had pumped Ihe nonlethal gas into Viet Cong tunnels twice before during the operation but found the under ground forts empty It was the first authorized use of nonlethal gas by US troops in Viet Nam since January Washington ordered a halt to the use of gas after newsmen reported on that operation in March causing unfavorable world reaction Troops of the 1st Cavalry Di vision Airmobile were reported chasing a Viet Cong force esti mated at more than 500 in the central highlands about 280 miles north of Saigon in Binh Dinh Province Thousands of Americans joined South Vietnamese troops in the operation called Shiny Bayonet It was the first large scale operation for the 1st Cav alry which arrived in Viet Nam last month The Americans met only spo radic resistance after landing in helicopters in three zones A spokesman said eight choppers were hit by ground fire He re ported three Viet Cong killed and 30 captured in the initial hours of the operation US cas ualties were described as light Three flights of US Strategic Air Force Command B52 bomb ers from Guam hit the area be fore the troops landed JUNIOR COLLEGE home coming Picture 20 this story weekend Page Editorials North Iowa news S Society news 891C Sports 131415 Mason City news 1617 Latest markets 16 Clear Lake news 1819 Comics 21 Meat cutters walk out at three chains KANSAS CITY Mo meat cutters strike against the Milgram Stores spread Sunday to three other major chains in the Kansas City Kroger and Safeway Milgram Stores were closed after the Retail Clerks Union honored the meat cutlers picket line The company planned to open seven stores Monday with supervisory personnel The retail clerks planned to honor the picket lines at the other three chains Monday A contract between the chains and the Amalgamated Meat Cut ters and Butcher Workmens Lo cal 576 expired Oct 3 The local has about 1100 members About 54 per cent work for the chain stores and 16 per cent for inde pendent stores Still debating union issue WASHINGTON UP Senate supporters of the II to revoke the power of states to ban the union shop II 17 votes short in their effort Monday to invoke loLure and choke off a filibuster The vote on cloture was 45 for and 47 against hat the bills supporters did not eveft muster a ma jority Refuse to consider racial case WASHINGTON Su re me Court declined Monday to ule on an appeal by three white inrcnts of Malvernc NY who aid their children were re luirud to go to distant schools tnder a plan to eliminate racial mbalancc in the WoodfieW Road school The plan was developed after the New York commissioner o education called for elimination from public schools of racia imbalance defined as a schoo With 92 senators record ed it would have required 62 to invoke cloture Democratic leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said simply after the vote that the debate will continue But he did not say for how long Many senators thought that another showdown would be sought later in the week Mansfield filed the cloture pe lion last Friday seeking to stop talkfest that has prevented ac ion even on a preliminary mo ion ia the bitter fight This preliminary motion un icr debate since a week ago o enrollment of 50 per cent more Negro pupils Woodfiek had a 75 per cent Negro enrol mcnt Michael Vetere Lewi Hummel and Herman Abrams the white parents contendet that the effect of the plan is to destroy the value of neighbor load schools for citizens of vhatcver race who are un ortunate enough to live in icighborhoods whose racial composition is not satisfactory o the commissioner The plan called for reorgani alion of attendance areas so hat all pupils from kinder garten through grade three vould attend either Davison or Lindner Place chools pupils in grades four ind five would attend Wood icld The New York State Court of said the purpose was o blend the 75 per cent Negroes n Woodficld with the white chil Ircn in the other two schools The state court said the commis ioner had acted within scope of us quasijudicial authority and ound his decision in favor of he plan was not arbitrary vlonday is to bring the bill be ore the Senate for considera tion Republican leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois leader of the filibuster said in advance of the vote that his side was fully pre pared to resume its lengthy speeches against the motion to take up the bill assuming that cloture failed Dirksen said before the vote was taken he assumes that the Senate will continue to debate he issue for at least the re mainder of this week He said several opponents of the bill including Sens John G Tower RTex and Spessard L Wont change rights ruling for Maddox WASHINGTON w The Su preme Court let stand Monday a contempt ruling against Atlanta segregationist Lester G Mad dox for refusal to serve Negroes in the Lester Maddox Cafeteria Maddox was adjudged in civil contempt by US Dist Judge Frank A Hooper on Feb 5 1965 Maddox was ordered to pay fine a day for each day his cafeteria practiced racial discrimination The Supreme Court in a brief order said an appeal by Maddox was dismissed for want of jur isdiction It made no further comment Marshall presented to Supreme Court WASHINGTON AP Thur good Marshall the first Negro to hold the post was presented to the Supreme Court Monday as the nations 33rd solicitor gen eral Atty Gen Nicholas Kalzen bach introduced Marshall 57 to the court which has heard him argue appeals nearly 40 times in the past as a private attorney I Unveil plan for Mason City of 7985 Guidelines for the path Mason City should follow toward 1985 were unveiled here Monday by Ihc city planning consultants Presentation of the completed comprehensive city plan by Bar lonAschman Associates Chi cago was made by Gordon Wagner planner in charge of the Mason City project It climaxes moro than a year of work by BartonAschman and the Mason City Planning and Zoning Commission A public hearing on its adoption will be held at pm Oct 20 in the public library auditorium Speaking before more than 200 members of Sertoma Ro tary and Kiwanis clubs at a joint meeting in the Hotel Han ford Wagner said the planning consultants have no illusions about the comprehensive plan actually being the scene here 20 years from now Its not fixed in an immut able and inevitable way Mason City lias joined a fairly select group of cities in accid ing on a comprehensive plan Wagner said The comprehen sive plan and the workable pro gram for community develop ment arc fundamental steps the Mason City governmental lead ers have taken he added Referring to the plan Wagner said When we are through this is the beginning We havent attempted to move in and out of Ihc city in a carpetbagger fashion he said I think our contribution has been to bring in outside opinion to the community and lo let that opinion be crossfertil ized with opinions and attitudes of Mason Cilyans The comprehensive plan is not a list of projections Wagner stressed Projections are a small task compared with that carved by the planner Plans are a care1 ful balance intermingling Bar tonAschman desires for Mason City and Mason Citys wishes We Iry to bring in our cxpcri cnce from other citiesto hold Ihis balance One of the primary goals for Mason City to create an attrac tive city Wagner said This is attractiveness in every sense of the word not just covering up a junk yard with lilies Its economic attrac tiveness loo Stating that no dramatic eco nomic or population growth is PLAN turn to 2 lowans vote with minority WASHINGTON M S e n i Bourke Hickenlooper and Jack Miller of Iowa both Republi cans voted with the minority as the Senate refused 4745 to e u t off debate on a House passed bill to revoke the right of states to ban the union shop A twothird majority was required to put the rule into effect Holland DFla have lengthy speeches prepared The bill which touched oft tne filibuster would repeal section 14B of the TaftHartley Act This section allows states to out law union shop contracts be tween unions and companies Employes covered by such con tracts must join a union within 30 days to hold a job At present 19 states have laws that prohibit agreements between unions and companies making union membership a condition of continued employ ment Democratic Leader Mike Mansfild of Montana said he did not know about his next move But some senators ex pected him to put the repealer CONGRESS F lease turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and cooler Monday night with frost or freezing temp eratures lows 2532 Tuesday fair and continued cool highs 55M Weather details on page 2 SAME DATilH44W
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