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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Students up college Protest in Indonesia JAKARTA Indonesia AP About 800 youths down with burned the screaming c o m m u ni i m Chinese University Thursday and clashed with about 60 Communist Chinese students outside a dormitory Witnesses said knives and firearms were used in the fight and there were several injured on both sides before soldiers in tervened University u sponsored by an association of local pro Peking Chinese Its twostory building was burned to the ground It was the first time that dem onstrators had attacked Chinese since the armyinspired anti Communist campaign started following the Sept 30 coup at tempt Earlier Thursday about 10000 youths held an antiCommunist rally and then staged a noisy demonstration in Jakarta streets They shouted Dissolve the PKI and hang Aidit The PKI is the Indonesian Commu nist party and DN Aidit is its chief Aidit has not been seen since the abortive coup but has been reported in central Java Radio Jakarta said Preticent Sukarno met with First Deputy Premier Subandrio Second Deputy Premier Johannes Lei mena and Third Deputy Pre mier Chaerul Saleh in his con tinuing efforts to normalize the situation Diplomatic observers in Ja karta said the appointment of antiCommunist Maj Gen Su harto as the new army com mander meant one up for the army in the struggle for power in the Indonesian capital Suharto led the troops that crushed the coup attempt Increase Vatican security VATICAN CITY AP Itali an police stepped up security measures at Vatican City Fri day following reports a mailed threat had been received by Vatican authorities The walled city where Pope Paul VI resides is the site of meetings of the Ecumenical Council There have been at least sev en bombings or attempted bombings at the Vatican in re cent years The iatest was Feb 17 when dynamite exploded against a gate in the wall about 100 yards from where Pope Paul was sleeping Vatican sources said the threat warned that a bomb would explode in St Peters Ba silica before the end of the Ecumenical Council expected to finish its work sometime in December The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER IS WS UOc a Iaprr ConslsU of Two One Attoclatcd Prcii Full Wlro No 211 Kill 218 Reds in battles Warn students against Viet policy protests offensive BERKELEY Calif AP Despite warnings of mass ar rests the Viet Nam Day Com mittee went ahead with plans for a march Friday in protest to United States involvement in Viet Nam Warnings came from state and local authorities The march from the University of California Berke ley campus to nearby Oakland Army Terminal is part of a sc demonstralions United States ncs of such planned in the and abroad Repercussions came quickly from various partsof this na tion At New Brunswick NJ Mrs Walter Lantrey mother of a Coast Guard lieutenant in Viet Nam slapped a Rutgers Univer sity student who told a teachin lhal military personnel there were drips Campus police said the student then punched the mother Disciplinary action was promised A float designed to show dis approval of the Viet Nam con flict was overturned at the Uni versity of Michigan The float was for the Michigan homecom ing parade and was built by the studentfaculty committee to end the war in Viet Nam In Milwaukee Gen Maxwell Taylor was picketed when he made a speech Taylor former US ambassador to Viet Nam took note of the pickets and said Here at home they dont mean anything but Communist leaders in Hanoi and Peking draw encouragement fro m them The 61 pickets said they were members of the Ad Hock committee to protest against Maxwell Taylor In Austin Tex the cily coun cil refused to grant a downtown parade permit to a University of Texas organization Students for a Democratic Society In Washington the Senate In ternal Security Subcommittee in a study declared there has been a tragic blurring of the distinction between the posi tion of those who oppose ourin volvement in Viet Nam on paci fist or idealist grounds and those who oppose our involve ment in the war because they are Communists or proCommu nists The subcommittee accused the national teachin movement of being Communist infiltrated and exploited The national demonstrations are sponsored by the national committee to end the war in Viet Nam Launch switch engine CAPEKENNEDY Fla AP A Titan 3 rocket Friday hurl ed into orbit a space switch en gine intended to ignite 10 imes change course four times and eject three satellites in an mportant rehearsal for manned and unmanned military space missions The triplebarreled Titan 3 most powerful rocket ever aunched by the United States hundered skyward on its sec ond test flight at pm on 265 million pounds of thrust produced by two solidfuel rock ets attached to a center rocket The 12story tall booster spewed a 500foot tail of White lot flame as it burst upward darted through a ayer and drilled heavy cloud the switch Man claims saw missing Iowa coerf IOWA CITY in terest in the disappearance of a University of Iowa coed a week ago shifted Friday to the report of a Davenport man that he had picked up a girl hitchhiker an swering her description Wednes day The missing student is Patricia Ann Madden 18 of Iowa City Thomas Reinhold 23 told po lice at Davenport Thursday that he saw a newspaper picture of Miss Madden Thursday and was convinced she was the one he saw with a young man on High way 6 in Davenport about 1 pm Wednesday Reinhold said he stopped and offered them a ride taking them to a point near the junction with Interstate Highway 80 in Mo line 111 He said the girl told him she was a student at the University of Iowa and that she and her companion were headed for New York City Reinhold described her as blonde wearing a sweatshirt and dark gray slacks and carrying a guitar He said the man ap peared about 23 and had on an olive green suit with shirt and lie Miss Madden dropped out of sight here after withdrawing from her savings account at an Iowa City bank last Friday North Iowa Weather outlook Variable clovdirwtt with oc showers Friday nifM Saturday ctfftimMd miM Lows Friday niajht to mM upper 40s Saturday hi low 70s Weatfcer on 2 fourth orbit The Air Force announced 15 minutes later that early phases of the tricky orbitshifting fligM lad been completed successful y The maneuvers were to take lace over a threehour period The 15foot switch engine gnited a first time to provide he final push to place it in an nitial orbit ranging from about 115 to 460 miles above the earth t officially is called a transtage ut receives its nickname from ts ability to shift orbits with ease Major goal was to test the ti tan 3 But it also packed three satellites considered bonus periments ex One satellite carried simulated mman tissue to study radiation hazards in the Van Allen Belt he second was to help the Air rorce calibrate the radars in its worldwide satellite tracking system the third was a dummy chunk of metal The 15foot switch engine is he fourth stage of the Titan 3 t officially is called a tran stage but receives its nickname rom its ability to change orbits and ship payloads all over the sky The transtage was to ignite a irst time to provide the final thrust to drill itself into an orbit ranging from about 115 to 460 miles high Fifty five minutes after aunching the second transtage gnition was to circularize the course so that both the high and ow points were 460 miles and he radar calibration sphere was o be kicked free After about 90 minutes of flight the third ignition was to place transtage in an orbit ex ending from 460 to 4600 miles and separate the radiationsens ng satellite The transtage then was to coast through space for another 90 minutes before the guidance system triggered a series of sev en 12second bursts of power at intervals of 78 seconds This would circularize the course at 4600 miles Great Britain drops nuclear force support LONDON AP Britain is dropping its support for a pro posed Atlantic alliance nuclear force and instead pushingfor a new drive to halt the spread of nuclear weapons Qualified sources say Prime Minister Harold Wilson feels the achievement of a nuclear non dissemination treaty with the Soviet Union is the most urgent task of the alliance REALCHALLENGE After a somewhat lesssuccespfu try earlier to get their United challenge leaflets spread in Mason City Fort Dodge agents finally got the job done Eleven seasick Cubans arrive KEY WEST Fla AP Eleven tired and seasick Cuban shaky after a trip through surging seas and slashing Key West Friday aboard the 16foot motor boat Topeca I got out just in time said Vicente Torres 13 who arrived Inside The Globe Editorials Mason City news 47 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports 910 TV section 1112 Clear Lake news 13 Comics 14 North Iowa news 18 with his parents Boys aged 14 to 27 are not allowed to leave because they must do military service Actor Claude Rains is out oi hospital COATESVILLE Pa AP Actor Claude Rains has left the Coatesville Hospital after treat ment for more than a month of a bleeding ulcer Rains 75 was stricken Sept 10 while appearing at the Bucks County Playhouse The play was canceled after he entered the hospital They dread this They have to work in the sugar cane and sweet potato fields The Topeca was escorted to Key West by a Coast Guard cut ter At least three boats battled the squally gulfstream Thurs day night and brought 71 more refugees to Florida One boat began leaking and a Coast Guard cutter took the men off before they got to Key West Another boat that carried newsmen to Cuba returned and the skipper described Camario ca the exit port on Cubas north coast as gay festive carni vallike Arriving refugees who left i everything behind but the clothes they wore and a few small bundles said about a doz en boats were waiting at Ca marioca to make the trip More than 300 have sailed across the Florida Straits since Fidel Castro opened the doors despite US warnings that the trip was illegal A US welfare commissioner estimates that 42500 Cubans will come to the United States by the end of June Central Park shows The challenge to Mason City ans to equal Fort Dodge efforts in United Fund support turned out to be a challenge to park and street department cleanup men Florida rain 2443 inches POMPANO BEACH Fla W The sun broke hrough scattered clouds over southeast Floridas abled Gold Coast Friday after two days of torrential ains that brought widespread flooding It was the areas greatest rainfall in living mem ory Almost unbelievable amounts fell the Weather Bureau said Friday as it totaled up precipitation fig COMING DOWN Mason Citys business district is strewn with Fort Dodge sheets taunting Mason Cityans to try to outdo Fort Dodge cit izens in United Fund contributions ft turned out the source was atop the First National Bank An earlier attempt to bomb the town with the sheets from an airplane resulted in the wind scattering Fort Dodges message over parts of three counties ires for 36 hours that ex ceeded the normal annual rainfall in 16 states Fort Lauderdale a city ol 12000 about 30 miles north ol Miami received 2443 inches in rain in a 24hour period ending at 8 oclock this morning Pom pano Beach got 2333 inches The previous record at For Lauderdale was only 490 inche and the highest total ever re corded for the entire month October since the Weather Bi reau began keeping records i 1951 was 1725 inches Water coursed three feet dee across many roads in the For Lauderdale Pompano Bead area Thursday night and polici vvarned residents If you don lave to go out stay home Homes and stores were flood ed seawalls washed away by the force of water that ran rom land to ocean and dozens of autos stalled in water up to heir door handles This is most terrifying hing Ive ever seen said Mrs Haxine Degraw who saw her neighbors boat dock and sea wall washed away The rain dumped more water n Pompano Beach than any uirricane has in 18 years The city declared a state of emer ency as police in nearby Fort took nearly 3000 calls from stranded motorists Dr Paul Hughes county lealth officer said the tremen dous rain created no health problems despite numerous re orts of flooded septic tanks One death was attributed to the storm Mrs Mary Jeannette Cowen 45 of Fort Lauderdale was killed by a hitrun driver while walking her dog near her home Officers barricaded streets that they thought might cave in Part of one street was washed into the Wahoo Canal At one spot seawalls collapsed from the weight of water behind them not the waves breaking in front The rest of south Florida was also lashed by hours of heavy rain Up to 10 inches was re ported in Miami The Weather Bureau didnt foresee an early letup Verdict of to city woman success Kick Cong from valley SAIGON South Viet Nam AP The South Vietnamese army claimed Friday that its troops killed 218 Viet Cong guer rillas in two battles in the past two days The claim was not confirmed by US military spokesmen The Vietnamese said 168 guer rillas were killed in the major battle Wednesday night in the Mekong Delta 10 miles south west of Can Tho and 95 miles southwest of Saigon Earlier they had reported 60 Viet Cong killed About 500 guerrillas clashed with a government battalion which was reinforced by four other battalions The govern ment troops as a whole suffered moderate casualties the Viet namese said but one company took heavy losses During the action 37 Vietnamese prisoners of the Viet Cong were set free A Vietnamese photographer or The Associated Press Huynh Thanh My also was killed during the fighting Fifty Viet Cong were reported killed in another Vietnamese operation Thursday in Binh Duong Province 20 miles north A judgment of was awarded to Mrs Sandra Snoop Thursday by a Cerro Gordo County District Court trial jury She had asked for jury She had asked for 000 in a suit against Helen Marie Kuppinger Hubbard west of Saigon The Vietnamese said they took light losses in the action Troops of the US Armys 1st The verdict was returned late Thursday The judgment in cludes for past doctor hospital ambulance and med cal expenses for future pain and suffering and or permanent disability The suit was an outgrowth of onecar accident Feb 2 1962 ust east of Clear Lake Mrs 5hoop was a passenger in an uto driven by Mrs Hubbard n attempting to pass a truck he car skidded off Highway 18 nd struck a utility pole Mrs Shoop charged Mrs Hubbard with negligence in of the car and in at the time of the Mrs Shoop Infantry sporadic Division contact reported the same peration oxication ccident lat she uries in the mishap ermanent disability In returning its verdict ury said Mrs Hubbard uilty of reckless driving but tiled that she was not under he influence of intoxicating quor The jury also ruled that Irs Shoop did not assume any suffered critical in causing the was area today but said there were no casualties to either side Four US Army helicopters were shot down Thursday in the central highlands as 8000 troops of the 1st Air Cavalry Division ended a huge fiveday opera tion American casualties were described as light Three of the helicopters were lifted to safety by giant helicop ters called Chinooks but the oth er was burned apparently by the Viet Cong US sources said 45 Viet Cong were killed and 46 captured in the offensive in the Suai Ca Val ley 280 miles north of Saigon With 4000 to 6000 government d also taking part it was the biggest USVietnamese isk in end ant riding with the de Pianist Schumacher arrives in Tokyo TOKYO AP American pianist arrived Thomas in Tokyo Schumacher Friday for a one month concert tour tinder an international gram exchange pro Orderly evacuation plan sought WASHINGTON AP The State Department planned to send Fidel Castro a note Friday aimed at setting up orderly evac uation of an estimated 30000 to 50000 Cubans to the United States More than 200 refugees al ready have sailed to Florida in small boats since the Cuban prime minister opened Camar ioca Sunday as an embarkation port President Johnson has hung out a welcome sign for Cubans who want to come here But he wants an orderly process that will allow for some controls not helterskelter voyages across the Florida Straits The Castro government al ready has responded to a US note last week which proposed ways of carrying out the trans fer Havana agreed first priori ty should go to close relatives of Cubans already here but made counter proposals on other items Still to be settled arc such matters as giving second high est priority to political prison ers as Washington proposes listing the evacuees by name departure points and means of travel Once these items are agreed on US officials figure the formal refugee flow can start in about 10 days US diplomats dcclincc to disclose details of the second EXODUS Please Turn lo Page Barricades lowered in rebel zone SANTO DOMINGO Domini can Republic barri cades around the rebel zone in Santo Domingo came down Fri day but the Inter American Peace Force is expected to re main in the Dominican Republic at least seven more months With removal of the barbed wire and sandbag barricades the Dominican capita and its half million people become one city physically again after five months of division Reintcgration of the rebel zone into the city was preceded by the evacuation of about 1200 armed rebels to a camp east of Santo Domingo A special police unit of national police and reb els was formed to patrol the 25 square blocks of rebel territory the citys commercial district Along with the barricades the military checkpoints around the downtown area also are going They controlled traffic in and out of the rebel zone keeping armed rebels inside and men of the Dominican armed forces out DIES AT BOONE BOONE AP Mrs Marvin E Sturtz 52 wife of the Boone superintendent of schools died Thursday night after a lengthy illness operation of the war A US spokesman said earlier it ap peared that the large enemy force previously reported in the area had chosen to flee rather than fight The South Vietnamese said their troops have killed 39 Viet Cong and captured 14 in an op eration that has been going on for a week south of Hue in the northernmost sector of Viet Nam They reported three guer rillas killed Friday and seven captured Troops of the US 101st Air borne Brigade routed about 25 Viet Cong Thursday in the Qui Nhon area 260 miles north of Saigon The Americans came under heavy fire as they ap proached a village They drove the guerrillas into a river killed four Viet Cong and believed they wounded seven others a US spokesman said US casu alties were termed light A Viet Cong call for a general strike Friday throughout South Viet Nam apparently failed The US spokesman said reports from major cities showed no response to the appeal He termed the strike a total fias co The Viet Cong had called for the strike and an hour of silence to launch a month of hatred against the United States US officials interpreted the appar cnt lack of response as a sign that the Viet Cong were losing contact with the people SAME Mack FU TralfU Pail i MMri   

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