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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 28, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Viet Nam protests involve few students By JERRY BUCK Awocited Pr Wrlttr fin TT C i lUYClIl on US College campuses in volve only a small hard core of dissenters top officials of 85 colleges and universities told The Associated Press Thursday into perspective mem antiViet Nam and SidrTft represent only a minute frac No more than 100 in Iowa No specific organizations tion of the total number of stu dents on each campus In some cases the number is fewer than 25 among enroll ments of 12000 and more i An Associated Press poll of college officials from coast to coast showed a large number of schools having no organized dis sent at all to US policy in Viet Nam And the antidraft movement involves even fewer students The rank and file of Ameri can college students are pretty conservative said Dr Hurst R Anderson president of American University in Wash ington DC Some like to shock their con servative parents by going home and saying things like Ive turned Socialist he said They are sincere about it but maybe the sincerity is pretty thin Noting that 500 students among the 7500 at Texas West ern College at El Paso paraded in support of US policy the president Dr Joseph Ray said We think our students show that good citizenship is not new to a college campus Their responsible voices can be heard above the bawling of a few so cial dissents Dr Ralph Bursick senior vice president of the University of Cincinnati said he estimates that no more than 20 to 25 of the schools 14000 day students and 10000 night students are in volved in the protests I dont think reports of thou sands of students participating gives an accurate picture he said When you divide that by the number of colleges you wind up with a very minute particle At the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor where students were among the 38 persons ar rested during a sitin at the Se lective Service office Richard L Cutler vice president for stu dent affairs said he believed only 100 to 150 students arc en gaged in antiViel Nam activi ties The school has an enroll ment of 34453 Asked if he thought the move ment is Communistinspired Cutler replied I think not However hard core Commu nists professional Commu nists are always attracted to centers of disorder They are eager to assist in the disruption of order 1 do not believe these movements arc Communisl lominatccl but 1 dare say there are a few Communists partici pating in this On Ihc Michigan campus sen ior Stanley Nadel 21 of Ann Arbor said he is chairman of the Committee t o Aid the Viet namese He said about 25 stu dents are selling Viet Cong post age stamps and lapel pins to aid the Communists Three organizations promot ing protests at Michigan State University at East Lansing are the May Second Movement Stu PROTESTS Please turn to Page 2 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS M L Huit dean of men at the University of Iowa said Thurs day he doubts that more than 100 students out of a total en rollment of about 16000 are in volved in an antidraft move ment Two Iowa students have burned what they said were their draft cards one in pro test against US involvement in Viet Nam the other against the new law on destruction of cards Huit said no specific organi zations are involved on the Iowa campus adding Individuals who are mem bers of organizations have done some picketing and participat ing in teachins but the percent age is very small Stephen Smith 20 of Mariop Iowa has been arrested on a federal charge of destroying his draft card but he has not been arraigned as yet Smith set fire to a card in public last week saying he was against US in volvement in Viet Nam He is a member of an organi zation called Students for a Democratic Society In Des Moires Dr George C Huff vice president of Drake University said I cant find this antidraft movement if there is one and Ive tried Huff told the Associated Press sentiment regarding our Viet Nam policy as nearly as I can see it is nearly the same way as it is in Congress He said he believes there is a difference of opinion but no vast organization at Drake which has a total enrollment of about 4000 students Huff said t h e recent march from the campus to the Des Moines Post Office to mail pro test letters to Washington DC began with 14 Drake students by his count and picked up about 10 nonDrake adults along the way Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 28 W5 ClOc Papr Consists of Two One Associated Iress Full Lease Wlrej No 222 Double space flight set Hunt Commies near airfields SAIGON South Viet Nam UP U S Marine patrols went on the hunt for the Viet Cong around Da Nang and Chu Lai Thursday after Communist mortars and suicide squads destroyed 19 helicopters and two bombers in simultaneous attacks on the two Marine centers in central Viet Nam Another 21 helicopters were damaggcl The Ma rmes reported they killed 39 guerrillas and suffered only light casualties during the two attacks just before midnight It was the third sabotage raid on the Marine air and infantry complex on the coast of central Viet Nam The Communists did the bulk of their damage at Marble Mountain an air strip two miles across the river from thebig Da Nang air base The attack de Java area put under martial law JAKARTA Indonesia AP t MIA Martial law was Thursday restroyed or crippled two thirds of ported proclaimed in central the GO helicopters on the strip Java to counter widespread sab otage terrorism ugni casualties irum muiiai The army newspaper Berita shclls The main Da Nang base Yudha said Brig Gen Surjo Soempeno commander of the Diponegoro division had de creed a state of war martial aw after widespread subver ive activities by counlcrrevo by the Communists wrecked the city of Surakarts last Satur day the newspaper said The Communists have mur dered 200 people in east and central Java and kidnaped nu merous others it said They also seized control of in some hcnded Wednesday in connec tion with the vandalism B Michael Dunn Cerro Gor do county attorney said Thurs day charges probably would not be filed against the four youths Names of the four were with held after they had agreed to make complete restitution for the damage In addition to two of the youths selling their cars all four are borrowing money from a bank to pay for the van dalism Their parents are guar anteeing the loans Damage to machinery on the Gus Meier A H Schaefer and Buford Floy farms was estimat ed at about A complete inventory was being taken to determine the exact amount that the youths would have to repay The four youths were appre hended with the help of their parents deputy sheriff Cecil Dittsworth and Henry Hank Kuhler a Rockwell marshal Kuhler notified Dittsworth that he had seen a car in the area of one of the farms during the weekend A description of the auto was furnished and led to one of the suspects The youths father was con tacted and he led investigation which resulted in apprehension of all four boys The parents dalism SAME DATE1M4MI 1 movement Riots apparently instigated Sell cars to pay for part in vandalism Two 18yearold youths arc aiou acjccu selling their cars to help make local governments i auli restitution for their part in vanareas raided police posts to dalism last weekend to maget arms disconnected tele chinery on three farms in the phone lines and sabotaged rail Rockwell and Swaledale areas way and road communications Four youths all 18 were apprethe newspaper said utionaries of the Sept 30 rcbheavy mortar fire before Viet I m nnr 1 i i Cong suicide squads slipped in and attacked the aircraft with The army continued its round up of Communists in the Jakar ta area and newspapers report ed 172 were arrested in the lat est sweep Rhodesians burn Bibles SALISBURY Rhodesia Itfl White Rhodesians were upset Thursday about the Archbishop of Canterburys supporting use of British force if whiteruled Rhodesia declares independence from Britain Some were re ported burning their Bibles in protest The statement by Dr Michael Ramsey spiritual leader of the Church of England possibly was embarras6ng to Prime Minister Harold Wilson now in Salisbury trying to engineer a settlement of the issue He wants which blacks will assume ultimate po litical control Wilson privately has ruled out the use of British troops against Rhodesias 225000 whiles most of whom are from Britain or arc of British descent should Rho desia declare its independence Instead he has threatened ceo an agreement under Rhodesias 38 million brought each of their sons to hase at Da Nang July 1 the sheriffs office where the rcPhnsJs lhat would hlt killed one US air policeman boys admitted doing the vanKruxlesia narfl HosfrnvoH Earl Bostic jazz musician is dead ROCHESTER NY AP Jazz musician Earl Bostic 52 maintain that no foolproof de died Thursday in Highland Hos pital where he had been a pa tient since surffering a heart at tack Tuesday was stricken in his hotel room Seabees tncrc also suffered casuallics from mortar was not attacked Two AD4 Skyhawk jet bomb ers were destroyed at Chu Lai 52 miles south of Da Nang Both airfields came under demolition charges and rifle fire but most of the damage was apparently caused by the mor tars Maj Gen Lewis W Walt commander of Marines in Viel Nam said several of the dam aged helicopters would be flying again Thursday More than half of the wounded Marines were expected to be back on duty by tonight The Marines said 37 Viet Cong were killed at or near Marble Mountain and two at Chu Lai Gen Walt reported a wounded guerrilla who was captured said the Marble Mountain suicide team came in boats down the Da Nang River and 200 or more guerrillas were supposed to back them up Walt said a Marine patrol am bushed about 100 Viet Cong near Da Nang a few hours before the guerrilla raid The Marines killed 15 of the enemy in stand up fighting Four Viet Cong were bayoneted to death It was believed this was part of the backup force for the later raid Walt said he believed the main Da Nang base with its big jet airport 370 miles northeast of Saigon was the intended tar gel but the Viet Cong failed to get near it The main Da Nang air base is the one that is hurting them Walt said It means something to the people up North Theyve never heard of Marble Moun tain The big Da Nang base is a n privately has ruled out ine D16 a Nang base is a wu UCCKIC on iu of British troops acainst springboard for US air attacks constitutional amendments and as 225 000 whiipq mnst against North Viet Nam and the Ncw Yorkers on 9 plus 4 state against North Viet Nam and the Viet Cong In a previous attack a small Viet Cong squad infiltrated the main base at Da Nang July 1 destroyed three pianes and damaged three others On Aug 5 guerrillas destroyed near Da Nang US military strategists fense exists against such infil tration They have predicted more sabotage raids as the Viet Cong try to show that small guerrilla bands can strike at uaiws can sinne a Bostic of New Orleans La and embarrass the superio US forces Attention getter on boulevard Rendezvous on mission in Jan JOHNSON CITY Tex UP President Johnson announced Thursday the United States will try to put Lwo spaceships into orbit at the same time probably in January so they can attempt to rendezvous and fly in formation Since each craft would have a twoman crew this would put four American astronauts into space si multaneously Cut exodus in advance of airlift KEY WEST Fla jan Prime Minister Fidel Cas ro halted small boat sailings ad vance of a refugee the Coast Guard geared to help hundreds of Cubans expected to rush embarkation before the decicfline The purpose of the dual flights would be to make up some of the time lost last week when failure of an AtlasAgcna rocket forced postponement of lie Gemini 6 flight This really is a traffic stopper on Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles It isnt some poor me mechanic standing on his head while trying to tune an engine It is the brain child of Lou Estrada manager of a garage who upended a dummy in a PholofRx car parked outside h i s business establishment Says he stuck the dummy in the auto to bring in customers but mostly it brings laughs Es trada says police have already received two calls reporting a dead mechanic Elections set in 8 states Carolina Ohio and Pennsylvan la WASHINGTON AP Somejicla Kentucky Maine North 45 proposals ranging from a billion plan to fight water pollu tion in New York to minor pro posals relating to county courts spice next Tuesdays elections n eight states Texas voters will decide on 10 wide propositions Referenda are also being held Tuesday in Flor The Globe part of a fuel storage complex SEVEN die in Iowa traffic accidents Page S North Iowa 5 Clear Lake news 7 Society news 91011 CubGazette 12 Sports 1314 Latest markets U Mason City news li17 Comics II Classified pages 2021 Election officials in most states report little apparent vot er interest even though the pro posals involve hundreds of mil lions of dollars and affect taxes schools highways and medical care Top election day interest is in the mayoral contest in New York City and governors races in New Jersey and Virginia One of the hottest fights is in Ohio over a proposal to raise the state sales tax from 3 to 4 per cent Education forces spon sored the measure in order to increase state school aid Oppo nents include retail merchants and labor unions Kentucky voters will decide the fate of the largest bond is sue in the states history million of which million would go for highways The is sue may run into trouble as a result of substantial increases in property assessments effective Jan 1 Maine voters ballot on six separate bond issues which tolal Now York proposals one a million mainly for educa tional institutions Other major monetary pro posals include a highway bond issue in North Carolina and similar measure in Florida a Texas proposal to increase stale property taxes by 5 cents per valuation for college construction and three Plan special force to crush Red infiltrators SEOUL AP South Koreas lational police arc planning to brm a 1500man special force o crush Communist infiltrators from North Korea The group will be made up of policemen specially trained in antiguerrilla warfare Divided into 50 platoons the special force will be assigned to mountain paths through which Yorth Korean agents are known o infiltrate police sources said billion measure to finance a crash program ngninst pollution of rivers and streams and the other two to extend the slates lowrent housing programs A number of the proposals would affect election laws A Florida amendment would permit new residents to vote for president and vice president if they were properly registered in their former state Maine pro poses to eliminate voting re strictions on paupers and New York would call a constitutional convention in April 1067 on leg islative reapporiionmcnl Texas is seeking to extend terms of the governor other state officials and state reprc sentativcs from two years to four years while New York is attempting the same for state assemblymen and senators A Maine amendment would eliminate voting restrictions on paupers and New York would all a constitutional convention n April 1967 on legislative reap portionmcnt They are on their way a Coast Guard spokesman said Waves 10 feet high were re ported in the Florida Strait which separate Cuba Irom th United States Castros move was a prelud o a USCuban agreement t fly 3000 to 4000 refugees month to the United States Gustavo Hidalgo captain of 23foot fiber glass boat arrive lere Thursday and said Th Castro officials wanted to sent out all boats that wanted to go of the weather said We radioed th oast Guard to take off ou vomcn children and old pco pie 11 were transferred to a toast Guard vessel 20 miles rom Cuba Fodr refugees and four crew men stayed on board It took us 28 hours to make he 90mile return trip Hidal o explained We made the oyage to Cuba in seven hours n good weather Hidalgo lives in Miami The USCuban agreement to ly out refugees is expected to be announced in Washington and Havana Friday riiotnfax PASSPORT ANYONE Cuban refugee Ramon Torres holds 42 passports belonging to himself and 11 other refugees who docked at Key West this afternoon They were aboard the boat Chiplcss out of Ft Laudcrdalc Kin Over 300 refugees have made the water crossing from Cuba Wednes day Johnson made public a memo m which Administrator James E Aero nautics arid Space Administra tion informed him about the plan If all goes well the two American spaceships would fly in formation as close to each other as matter of feet according to press secre tary Bill D Moyers The Soviet Union in 1963 put two manned spaceships into or bit simultaneously but accord ing to American estimates they were separated by at least three miles Here is how the American program would work if NASA icientists can manage it First Gemini 7 manned by Air Force Maj Frank Borman and Navy Cmdr James Lovcll would be launched on schedule Tor a 14day flight This launch ng is scheduled for sometime n January but perhaps might ome sooner As soon as Gemini 7 left he launching pad NASA men would begin preparation to aunch Gemini ship that didnt go up last week from the very same pad as soon as possible Much would depend on whether the Gemini 7 launch did serious damage to the pad Assuming all went well up o this point Gemini 6 and its crew of Navy Capt Walter chirra and Air Force Maj Thomas Stafford would be put nto orbit about seven or eight days after the Gemini 7 launch Once both spaceships were n orbit their crews would try o maneuver them for a forma ion flight only feet apart emini 6 would stay in orbit anly a couple of days Moyers said Johnson in ormecl of this plan expressed iopc NASA will proceed with ts Gemini program at the most rapid rate possible with full for all safely precautions and without relaxing its estab ishcd procedures for safety There is only one pad at Cape Fla capable of aunching the Titan II booster iscd in getting Gemini capsules ff the ground Moyers said if has taken about 0 days in the past to prepare his pad for a new launch after nc has taken place The plan c said is to try to compress his time period into seven days The President was up before awn 6 ml cleared his desk of paper vork before taking a long hike ith wife Lady Bird North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair and warmer rhursday lows In low 30s Friday partly cloudy and warmer In upper 5fli Weather 2
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