Saturday, October 30, 1965

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1965, Mason City, Iowa First since Sports Page season for Mohawks The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER 30 1945 lUc Consists of Two Tress Kull Lcaso Wlrci No 224 EDWIN A WALKER 3 million million in libel suit for Walker SHREVEPORT La threeweeks trial of Edwin A Walkers libel suit against The Associaled Press and the New Orleans Times Picayune Pub lishing Corp has ended in a 3 million jury award to the for mer Army major general Defense lawyers immediately moved in court Friday for a mistrial and also to have the verdict set aside on the ground that it exceeded the in damages alleged in Walkers Dist Judge William Woods discharged the allmale jury and reserved decision on the mo tions In his instructions to the jurors he said No one may recover more for any item of damage than the amount sued for The AP said any final judg ment lodged against it will be appealed The Caddo Parish Civil Court jury decided that Walker was li beled by an AP account of his activities during the desegrega tion riots at the University of Mississippi Sept 30 1962 Similar suits filed by Walker against The Associated Press and newspapers in those cities have been dismissed in Denver Kansas City and Louisville In another suit the AP as soledefendant is appealing a libel judgment outstand ing in favor of Walker in Fort Worth Tex Walker 55 accused the AP of falsely depicting him as assum ing command of student riot ers at the University of Missis sippi and leading them in a charge against US marshals Riots over the admission to Ole Miss of Negro student merit talk friend in Austin Tex but White na been considering six months House spokesmen here and in on Force active duty which Washington would not verify could have triggered engage All that was confirmed was that vivacious darkhaired Liici and tall blond Pat flew to the ranch together Friday afternoon aboard an Air Force courier plane That wasnt unusual a White House spokesman said since Luci frequently brings boy friends to the ranch The President convalescing from his gall bladderkidney stone surgery was keeping to a relaxed light schedule and had no weekend appointments If the family gathering was an James lives Meredith claimed two No change after Russian US talks WASHINGTON con ference between Soviet Ambas sador Anatoiy F Dobrynin and Secretary of State Dean Rusk the position of either side meeting that it had ranged by Rusk ritish intervention out Luas plans not verified JOHNSON CITY Tex AP Catholic and Luci formerly an Eighteenyearold Luci JohnEpiscopalian converted to son and her boyfriend Pat NuCatholicism on her 18th birth gent of Waukegan 111 are day lastiJuly 2 spending the weekend at the After his graduation from LBJ Ranch amid unconfirmed Marquette in June Nugent went reports they are here to seek to JVashington where he got a President and Mrs Johnsons government job with the Advis permission to marry The reports were said to have Hs military draft status is said from a longtime family indication of a forthcoming en LUCI JOHNSON Visits ranch gagement announcement no one at the ranch was giving out any hints Pat about 23 has been dating Luci steadily since they met early this summer through mu tual one of them Beth Jenkins daughter of former presidential assistant Walter Jenkins Nugent went to Lucis sur prise graduation party at the White House June 1 and took icr to his senior prom at Mar quette University in Milwaukee three days later Since then the dates have continued in Washington where Nugent now works in Wisconsin and his hometownv in Illinois always under the eye of Lucis constant Secret Service escort Pats father Gerard P Nu gent Sr a Waukegan invest ment counselor said Friday night he knew nothing of any engagement plans Young Nugent is a Roman Canada wont send troops to Viet disarmament and related Minister Lester B Pearson told dent The project has been matters brought no changes in an election campaign rally Fricalled Hobbs Hog by Ed J diy night Canada has not and Jahr president of the Marcngo mt pusiuuii ui citiici aiut unj lids JIUL aria janr presiaeni Ol me State Department press officer will not send troops to fight in Chamber of Commerce Robert J McCIoskey has reViet Nam The Audubon bull is named Sorted Canadas only obligation in Albert Caudle said it is viewed McCJoskcy told a news conViet Nam is to carry out inby 1000 persons each week and after Fridays 13minute structions from the United Nais a tourist attraction The Ma meeting that it had been arions and thats all he said rengo hog can become a similar n an address ory Board on Higher Education be 1A and friends report he City man killed in accident Harris Edwin Mahoney 49 404 29th SW died Friday eve ning in an Iowa Falls hospital of injuries received in a one car accident on Highway 65 four miles north of Hubbard Authorities said he was alone in the car which overturned when it failed to make a curve The accident happened about pm Mahoney died about hours later Mr Mahoney a sheet metal worker had lived in Mason City about six been em ployed by Climate Engineers Cedar Rapids in work on con struction of the new Mason City High School He came to Mason City from LeRoy Minn He is survived by hiswife Dolores Survivors also include a sister in Mason City Mrs Kenneth Ness Funeral arrangements have not been announced Hog statue is planned by Marengo DES Audu bon in western Iowa has its 45 ton concrete and steel a statue symbolizing the cattle in dustry The swine industry is not lo be left out under plans of the town of Marengo in eastern Iowa to ouild a statue of a hog 60 feel long and more than 30 feet high This was disclosed Friday by Van Caudledirector of lourism for the Iowa Development Com mission The hog statue is a project of the Marengo Development Corp VANCOUVER AP Prime of which Merle Hobbs is presi remarks were reported by the South African Press Association He added that he believed a cmocralic solution of the Rho desian crisis was possible The white Rhodesans were under selfdelusion he said if they thought they could escape the consequences ol any illegal action he said referring to the threat of a unilateral independ ence declaration by Smiths while minority government Quick dip in cool pool Marines using pis tols and fighting handtohand from their lents beat off a hu man wave assault by the Viet Cong in Ihe early morning dark ness Saturday 10 miles south attraction he said Taking a quick dip in the icy waters of his pool at Woodbine Park Zoo in Seattle this 10monthold U S Marines Ihotofnx polar bear cub dives from the ledge overlooking his swimming hole Halt Cong assault SAIGON South Viet Nani The assault by an estimated been recruited a few hours car west of Da Nang A US military spokesman said 56 Viel Cong many of them teenagers were killed He de scribed casualties among the 300 Marines as moderate One Marine squad however was badly mauled Two of its 14 men were killed and the rest wounded the spokesman said The Viet Cong also mortared the US special forces camp at Plei Me in the central highlands and launched a flurry of new assaults in the Mekong Delta A 13yearold boy was among the Viet Cong dead at DaNang Marines said he had becriselling soft drinks to Americans in the area and they found drawings of keyUS installations on his body We dropped a lot of Viet Cong with pistols said Sgt Harry Dowdy of Salisbury Mel They came right up to our holes We fired at a range of 1C yards Smog affects life in L A LOS ANGELES AP Wbat happens to a city breathing smog On the fourth consecutive day of heavy smog and the 10th straight day of over90 temper atures Los Angeles Friday reacted this way 4 Doctors in the outpatient clinV ic at ChildreTTs Hospital report ed an increase in patients with chronic respiratory diseases A nurse on an upper floor said her young patients were unusu ally cranky Police Lt Jasper Clark 44 commander of downtown traffic control said more officers than usual had fallen ill Attendance at harness races at Hollywood Park was down 10 per cent A spokesman said1 the hordes times were slower The smog attack set tempers flaring on the political front as Los Angeles Yorty and Gov4 Edmund G Brown argued to blame Im convinced said Yorty that if you want nothing done you have the slate do it The governor replied thai it was the first time Yorly has shown much interest in the states fight against smog The stale has required new autos and used cars resold to be equipped with antismog crankcasebreather devices More smog was predicted for Saturday The Los Angeles Countys Air Pollution Control District blamed the attack on lack of winds which normally blow smog away before it be comes heavily concentrated The smog hit all sections of the vast Los Angeles coastal plain 100 Viet Cong from a force of 400 was the second against Ma rines in the Da Nang area since Thursday when a Viet Cong suicide squad infiltrated the Marble Mountain air facility and destroyed and damaged 38 helicopters Da Nang is the site of the big American air base 380 miles northeast of Saigon The guerrillas broke through the Marine defense perimeter Plan proViet parade Page 2 Her at a village and forced 10 join in the attack One captured Viet Cong was quoted as saying that he be longed to a hardcore battalion of 400 men that massed in the mountains late Friday for the assault The Viet Cong attack opened with recoilless rifle fire Mortar fire followed At the height of the clash Marines engaged the Viet Cong in vicious handto hand fighting in tents in the Marine bivouac area In other ground action Viet Cong guerrillas attacked the today and overran bunker posiUS Special Forces camp at tions After an hours battle the Viet Cong broke and fled Marines and Vietnamese fanned out in pursuit n Saigon senior US military sources gave another indication of increased Communist activi ty They reported North Viet Nam has sent waves of fresh troops into the highlands north of the capital for what could be one of the showdown battles ol the war The sources said 10 to 11 regi ments arc roaming the area now Seven of them were de scribed as North Vietnamese units accompanied by heavy weapons battalions The attack on the company of Marines near Da Nang how ever was made by both hard core Viet Cong and teenagers the US spokesman said Marines said the youngslers had Plei Me wilh mortar and small arms fire Friday night The small arms fire continued into today The camp underwent a siege that was lifted early this week after battles estimated lo have cost the Viet Cong 750 casual tics The city of Da Nang was temporarily placed off limits to all US mililary personnel to clay because of recent Viet Cong activity and a Viet Nam national holiday on Monday This meant the temporary cancellation of all liberty for were involved in the coup 30000 US servicemen who en spend oneday leaves in Da Nan Inside The Globe Chwrch news 67 Mason City news 89 Sports news 1113 Clear Lake news Society news Newman Surveyor Norih Classified pages 14 1415 U 18 1119 Beame calls LBJ backing great Study planned on Rhodesia SALISBURY Rhodesia Minister liar old Wilson ruled out British military intervention in Rhodesia Saturday as the two governments announced i royal commission would examine the problem of in dependence for the British colony The announcements came before Wilsons sched uled departure for London after a week of talks with Prime Minister Ian Smith At a news conference vwiijvviiiv OUUUIU Wilson said a period of not be underrated Wilson said Jme was needed before the The announcement of a royal African majority rule could commission look much of the ake over in Rhodesia This could not be measured by Rhodesias future Wilson and calendar time he said His fmilh on the exact Report 50 Reds die in Indonesia JAKARTA Indonesia The Indonesian army informa ion center reported Saturday 50 members of the young wing of he Indonesian Communist par y were slain Wednesday in a clash with air force troops near ogjalcarta in central Java The announcement said the Communist youth were guard ng a grave filled with bodies belonging to a religious apparenlly Pram anan It said that when local people attempted to remove the odies for a decent rcburial hey were barred by the Com munist youths The local citizens alerted nearby troops of the air force and on their arrival the clash occurred Brig Gen Ibnu Subroto chief of the army information cen ter said measures and actions against elements involved in the thwarted Sept 20Oct 1 coup continue lo be taken firmly by the armed forces and Ihe peo ple This means Communists NEW YORK AP Demo crat Abraham D Beame has received the political sholinthe arm he had been waiting and hoping for the cndorscmcnl for mayor by President John son Members of the Beame team wore ecstatic smjles Friday when the word came from Aus tin Tex through White House press secretary Bill D Moycrs that Mr Beame knows the Presi dent is for him If the President were living in New York and were able to cast his vole that vote would go to Mr Beame Beame currently city comp troller called it a great lift Rep John V Lindsay Repub icanLiberal who is running neckandneck with Beame in straw polls commented Ill continue to run on my own William F Buckley Jr the Conservative party candidate was asked if he would lose any sleep over the Presidents ac tion No Buckley replied would have lost a lot of sleep if he had endorsed me At a news conference Beame said that he knew the Presi dents endorsement was in the making Coming on the heels of Vice President Hubert Humphreys endorsement at last Tuesdays dinner it is a big lift to Ihc campaign he said Beamcs reference was to a a pi ale Democratic dinner in New York I never had any doubt about it since our meeting early in October when the President was signing the immigration bill at the Statue of Liberty North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair through Sun day and somewhat warmer Weather details 2 attempt Subroto said in a statement security forces have succeeded n isolating the coup elements rom the people and their room for movement has nar rowed and that a Communists from These consequences should iting out of the dispute over governmen and institutions con agencies tinues The situation in Jakarta has been restored to normal al though curfew hours from 9 pm to am have beet maintained he said In other developments The ncwspnpcr Duta Ma jarakat said 51 members of An youth wing of the Mos 1cm Nahdatul Ulama party were killed in the East Java area of Banjuwangi by Commu nisi terrorist activities The Communist party and ils affiliated organizations and the Communist press on Bali island so far have not been sup pressed It added that Ihcre arc ndications fleeing Communists from Java may make Bali their sanctuary MISSILE AZUSA Calif AP The Navy has taken delivery of the firsl Mark underwater guided missile designed to range deep er and farther than any pre vious antisubmarine weapon The missile is designed to be launched from air and surface craft terms of reference of the com mission but it assured that talks between Britain and Rho desia would keep going This would make a unilateral Jeclaration of independence by Smith unlikely A stalcmcnt issued by the Rhodesian government said The British government sug gested to the Rhodesian govern ment Ihe establishment of a royal commission to settle a constitution and to determine whether or not it was accepta ble to the people of Rhodesia as a whole The Rhodesian government rejected this but proposed in stead the appointment of a joint royal commission to decide only the question whether or not the 1061 constitution with adjust ments to make the country inde pendent is acceptable to the people of Rhodesia as a whole The joint royal commission proposed would consist of a chairman who would be Sir Hugh Beadle the chief justice of Rhodesia and two other per sons one to be appointed by the Rhodesian government and one o be appointed by the British government Wilson the statement contin ued has made it clear that he must secure his governments approval of the Rhodesian pro posals The British governments fi nal rejection or acceptance was expected vcck white minority gov ernment is demanding inde jcmlence for Rhodesia on the basis of the 1961 constitution The British government has to give Rhodesia an nternally selfgoverning colony ull independence until guaran ecs are provided opening the vay for political power to the countrys 4 million Africans There are 225000 whites in Rho desia Earlier informants said Wil on had warned Smith the Brit sh government would isolate Rhodesia economically and miShl suspend its constitution purge o and administer the colony if Smith declares unilateral inde during the coming pcndencc Smith issued a statement say ing Let it be clearly under stood that Mr Wilson leveled w threats whatsoever to me or to my Cabinet at any time in the past week Wilsons press secretary Tre vor LloydHughes told news men however there is a differ ence between a threat and warning Wilson he said has for a long time been warning about the serious consequences of a unilateral declaration of independence by Rhodesia British sources saM a land and sea blockade to cut off Rho desias oil supplies appeared to be the most likely British step SAME rite Trlrk I In 21 Hauro