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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 4, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Fear 36 ies drowned Search near Mexico coast KEY WEST Fla Mexican navy searched today for 36 Cuban refugees feared drowned off the Mexican coast after their fishing smack cracked up on the reefs As hope of finding them alive dwindled the Cuban govern ments order to halt the exodus of small boats from Cuba to Florida was in effect The Ministry of the Interior said the action effective at noon Wednesday was taken due to bad weather and an im minent agreement between the United States and Cuba for an orderly airlift of refugees US Coast Guard cutters braved 28foot swells in the Florida Straits to search for two refugee boats long overdue at Key West from Camarioca the port emigrants must use The straits which separate Cuba from Florida were dotted with empty boats left behind when the Coast Guard trans ferred refugees to its cutters The Mexican navy searched for the 36 off the northeast tip of the Yucatan Peninsula where their fishing smack Jose Marti struck reefs The navy said nine survivors were rescued includ ing four women and six bodies were recovered Mexican officials said ves sel left Cuba Oct 25 and appar ently was trying to reach Isla It sank Tuesday A Havana radio broadcast identified the vessel as the Jose Martinez and said it sailed from Cubas westernmost Finer Del Rio Province in a clandestine manner The newscast monitored in Miami said the boat carried 44 persons 11 of them minors and that only nine survived At least six persons have drowned previously and hun dreds of others have been res cued from small craft trying to navigate the 90 miles between Cuba and the Florida Keys De Gaulle will seek reelection PARIS AP President Charles de Gaulle said Thursday night he will be a candidate for reelection Dec 5 The announcement by De Gaulle in a radiotelevision ad dress to the nation set at rest months of speculation on wheth er he would seek another year term De Gaulle is considered cer tain to be reelected although he will be opposed In his brief address De Gaulle said I believe I must hold my self ready to carry on my task He clearly indicated he ex pects to be approved fay the electors saying What a new impetus will be given our republic when the one who heads it will have been ap proved by you for his national mandate De Gaulle took less than eight minutes to end the suspense A special crew of television cam eramen and technicians went to Elysee Palace this afternoon to put the message on film and tape After he made the recording De Gaulle asked for a rerun so that he could approve his per formance The television crew then was kept inside the palace to make sure that no advance word of his decision leaked out Apparently no one with the possible exception of Premier Georges Pompidou had been let in on the secret Pompidou was received by De Gaulle for a lengthy conversation this aft ernoon The suspense element has been so carefully built up that De Gaulle was certain to have an almost saturation audience One of the reasons for the un certainty was a complete ab sence of recent information on the state of his health a key factor in his decision De Gaulles last serious ill ness was nearly 19 months ago when a prostate tumor was re moved Six months later he made a strenuous threeweek tour of Latin America and showed no outward ill effects Since then he has carried on as usual NORWEGIAN FATALITIES OSLO Norway AP A to tal of 347 Norwegians have been killed in road accidents this year the National Council for Safe Traffic says This is an increase of 45 compared with the 302 killed over the same pe riod last year North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair rhroujh Fri day Cooler toutbeMt Thurt day with Warmer with increewnj southwest Friday in mid to upper The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 4 IMS UOc i Paper Consists of Two One Associated Press Full No 228 Review farm programs Government opens case against Communists WASHINGTON AP The government opened its case against the Communist party Thursday and said it will prove that volunteers were available to register the party with the government as required by law Lawyers for the party told the jury defense evidence will prove that the failure of the party to register was neither wilful nor unlawful and that the party should be acquitted Assistant US attorney Joseph Lowther told the jury of four men and eight women he will prove that in November 1961 there were available indivi duals who if they had been ask ed by the party to register would have done so A 1962 conviction of the party for failure to register was re versed by an appeals court be cause the government had failed to prove the availability of such a volunteer The ruling held party officials could not be required to register the party because of their priv ilege against selfincrimination It allowed the government to try the case again and try to show a volunteer with no fear of sclf incrimination was available The original indictment is be ing retried in District Court along with a similar new one that specifically charges the party failed to register on 11 separate days last February even though it knew such a vol unteer was available Lowther told the jury his evi dence will show that last Feb ruary a witness had occasion to meet with Gus Hall general secretary of the party in front of party headquarters in New York And he told Hall who he was and said he was willing to register on behalf of the par ty Lowther did not identify the witness in his opening state ment but said he will testify lat er The government opened its case against the party before 12 jurors who swear theyve never heard said or read a bad word about it The parly KS charged with failing to register with the gov ernment as a Soviet agent and could face a maximum fine of Lowther read the names of his witnesses to the prospective ju rors Wednesday Helater iden tified all but one Herbert Os car Marriott leading to spec ulation thai Marriott is the willing volunteer the govern ment needs to close the loophole that spelled defeat in the Court of Appeals When the panel of 37 prospec tive jurors was ushered in with government workers al ready eliminated by general agreement Judge William B Jones posed some 30 questions Floyd ag director honored PITTSBURGH Pa D a 1 e Studt Floyd County extension director was one of four lowans selected to receive Distinguished Service Awards at the annual meeting of the National Assn of County Agricultural Agents here Thursday Other lowans honored at the meeting were Robert Hegland Sioux City Woodbury County A Daniel Merrick Atlantic Cass County and Steve A Ev ans Creston Clarke County All are extension directors The Distinguished Service Award is presented annually by the association to selected county extension workers with 10 or moreyears of outstanding serviced Based on merit and professional improvement the award is limited to two per cent of the organizations national membership Studt a native of Belle Plaine has been extension director in Floyd County since 1956 Prior to that he was extension di DALE STUDT Receives award rector in Marion County for two years and was a vocational agriculture instructor at Monti cello High School for a year He is married and the Studts have two daughters A graduate of Iowa State Uni versity Studt also holds a mas ter of science degree from that school Studt was recognized for the award for being a strong force in community activities such as planning and zoning and gaining rural and urban support for ex tension multicounty social and economic development pro grams Scrub space twin flight HOUSTON Tex AP The Pulling power for new church Members of the Mason City Church of the Nazarene supply Phillips Des Moinesdistrict superintendent The Rev W E r building at Burd Mason City pastor is first in line ahead of the plow The Hihav rntA ae Highway 18 and S Carolina At the plow handles is Dr Gene HToundbreakingceremony was Wednesday evening Inside The Globe NEWSWOMAN Viet Nam killed in Page 5 POLICE academy goal of Iowa Crime Commission Page 7 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 6 Society news 89 Mason City news 1011 Latest markets 11 Sports 1314 CubGazette 15 Comics 16 Classified pages 1819 North Iowa news 20 Yanks ambush Reds Bristow man 45 victim of accident BRISTOW Waiter Weiland 5 was killed early Wednesday evening when a tractor he wasj driving tipped over on him had stalled in a cornfieldj at his farm near here and he was attempting to pull it out with the tractor A neighbor Duanc Miller was with him SAIGON South Viet Nam company of US 1st Division air cavalrymen am bushed a column of North Viet namese regulars near the Cam bodian frontier Wednesday night and then stood off four counter attacks with the help of airlifted reinforcements pa r t ic ipants said Thursday At least 20 of the North Viet namese were reported killed as they hiked talking and laughing on the last threemile stretch of a jungle trail leading into Cam bodia which has repeatedly de nied Saigon charges it is a ha ven of the Communist forces A US spokesman said Ameri can casualties were light There was no word on what losses the North Vietnamese may have suffered later in the action which they broke off after heli copters opened up on them with rockets One helicopter was shot down but the fourgian crew reached American lines safely The ambush was staged 12 miles south of Due Co and 18 miles west of the Special Forces camp at Plei Me which the Viet Cong besieged for a week last month In the air war another US fighterbomber was shot dosvn over North Viet Nam and the pilot was presumed killed US B52 bombers from Guam pound ed a Communist storage area 30 miles northwest of Saigon for the third successive day An American newswoman double Gemini space flight projwncn tne accidcnt occurred posed for December will not in Tne son of Mr ancj Mrs Weiland he was married to elude a space walk the Manned Spacecraft Center announced Thursday Consideration was given to al lowing astronaut Thomas Staf ford outside the Gemini 6 space craft while in orbit but it was announced today that there would be no EVA extra vehicu lar A center spokesman said at a news conference the proposed dual flight of Gemini 7 and Gem ini 6 was on schedule The tar get date for launching Gemini 7 on a 14day endurance mission is Dec 8 Astronauts making the 14day jaunt will be Frank Roman and James Lovell The plan is to shoot Gemini 6 crewmen Stafford and Walter Schirra into orbit about eight days deep into the Gemini 7 flight and attempt to rendezvous within a few fiet of Borman and Lovell and fly in formation k VV Maxine Shook of Greene They had moved to Aplington a year ago where Mrs Weiland was teaching school Surviving arc his wife mother Mrs Ralph Grace Weiland Bristow a son Den nis and a daughter Diane at home two brothers John and Paul both of Bristow Funeral arrangements are in complete Reid Funeral Chapel of Greene is in charge Prince of Japan visits with Queen LONDON AP Prince Hi tachi and Princess Hanako of Japan lunched Wednesday with Queen Elizabeth II at Bucking ham Palace There was no report on what was discussed at the occasion since the palace does not divulge details of the queens activities as a hostess Would agree to let Ruby escape death DALLAS Tex AP Dist Atty Henry Wade said Thurs day his office is willing to rec ommend that Jack Rubys death sentence be reduced to life im prisonment Ruby was sentenced to death for slaying Lee Harvey Oswald his who assassinated President John F Kennedy in Dallas Nov 22 1963 His case is on appeal Wade said he has made an of fer for a reduction of the sen tence to Rubys lawyers on two occasions but they have not ac cepted the proposals Under Texas law a person sentenced to life in prison can be freed in as few as seven years The prisoner is permit ted to apply for parole under any circumstance after he has served 15 years and this can be reduced by several means in cluding good conduct blood do nations and work as a trusty 75TH SATELLITE MOSCOW AP The Soviet Union launched the 95th un manned satellite in the Cosmos scries Thursday h o tographer correspondent Dickey Chapelle 47 was killed a mine boody trap during a US Marine patrol 64 miles south of Da Nang She was the first newswoman and the third member of the press killed in the Viet Nam war About 2000 Americans and Vi etnamese were taking part in the sweep Miss Chapelle was covering but no major contact with the enemy was reported Other 1st Cavalry units sweep ing the area killed four Viet Cong and found 37 enemy bod ies believed to have been killed by US air attacks during the siege of Plei Me In the Mekong Delta the Viet Jong penetrated an outpost 45 miles southwest of Saigon and inflicted moderate casualties on a force of about 150 South Viet namese rangers the spokesman said Another Vietnamese unit clashed sharply with a Viet Cong platoon near Can Tho 80 miles southwest of the capital and reported 15 guerrillas killed No government losses were reported A government unit on an op eration 40 miles west of Saigon uncovered a Viet Cong factory with six tons of explosives and 200 mines New law hailed byLBJ Establishes commission Airplane with 69 is missing PANAMA score of US and Nicaragua air force lmes searched Thursday for an gentine air force transport missing in Central America with D cadets and crewmen aboard The DC4 disappeared Wednes day morning after reporting an engine on fire En route to the United Stales via El Salvador and Mexico it was 75 miles Tom Puerto Linion on Costa Ricas Atlantic coast at the ime Bad weather made the search difficult Planes flying the route of the missing transport said visibility was only 500 feet in some places The plane vanished between the Canal Zone and El Salvador US planes were to continue the search today One Ameri can plane braved bad weather Wednesday night to fly on the lookout for flares Six US Air Force planes searched in vain during daylight Wednesday The transport was one of two Argentine aircraft on a training flight They took off early Wednesday from Panama for San Salvador capital of El Sal vador They were to refuel there Before continuing to Mexico and the United States The other plane with cadet commander Brig Benigno H aboard arrived safely The two planes had landed in the Canal Zone Tuesday from Peru JOHNSON CITY Tex AP President Johnson announced plans Thursday for the most thorough study ever conducted of federal farm programs after signing into law a fouryear om nibus agriculture bill affecting most major commodities Johnson just got under the wire in signing the measure one of the major bills of the 1965 Congress and one carrying an estimated price tag for the 1966 crop year The Presidents action was announced Wednesday night by the Texas White House shortly after 11 pm Had he waited un til after midnight the legisla tion would have died by pocket veto Issuing a 1500word state AP Fholofax VIET CONG SUSPECT TIED US Ma rine ties hands and feet of Viet Cong suspect be hind his back after capture on large search and destroy operation near Chii Lai South Viet Nam by Marines Thursday Algona men are sued for part in riot SPIRIT LAKE AP A re sort operator who said he suf fered permanent injuries while trying to quell July 4 riots at Arnolds Park has asked 17500 damages from two Algona men Named as defendants in the suit on file in District Court here are Randolph T Harms and Stephen Lee Miller Both men were sentenced to 30 days in jail in mayors court here following the holiday inci dent On appeal to District Court the charge against Harms was dismissed and Miller paid a fine Neither served a jail sen tence Ralph Gregerson Arnolds Park resort operator said in his suit that while he was trying to help authorities quell the dis turbance he approached a car driven by M i 11 e r and was dragged for some distance when the car was started and driven forward Gregersons suit said the car belonged to Harms who was riding with Miller Gregerson said he suffered a broken arm bruises and cuts about the mouth and head He said some of the injuries were permanent Pholofax PLANE MISSING Map shows intended route of Ar gentine Air Force plane on training flight with 68 Air Force cadets and crewmen aboard It was en route to E Salvador after a refueling stop at the Pnnama Canal Zone South Korean artillery was killer of Yanks SAIGON South Viet Nam South Korean artillery unit fired the rounds last week that killed six US paratroop ers an informed source said to day The Americans were mem bers of the 101st Airborne Divi sion who were taking part in an operation near the port city of Qui Nhon 260 miles northeast of Saigon A US military spokesman had said that the victims were members of a squad that inad vertently moved into the line of fire US military sources had assumed that the artillery rounds were fired by either American or South Vietnamese government units V ment on his action Johnson hailed the new law as establish ing a farm policy geared to growth and one opening a new chapter in the miraculous sto ry of American farming The chief executive said the legislation with major innova tions affecting wheat and cotton growers and dairy farmers marks a milestone Yet he said all of this can be and should be only a beginning Then he announced establish ment of a National Advisory Commission on Food and Fiber which will construct the most thorough study ever conducted of the effects of our agricultural policies on the performance of our economy and on our foreign relations The commission to be headed by Dean Sherwood Berg of the school of agriculture at the Uni versity of Minnesota will report to the President within 18 months Said Johnson I am asking this commission to make a penetrating and long range appraisalof our agricul tural and related foreign trade policies This commission will undertake this review in terms of the national interest the wel fare of our rural Americans and the wellbeing of our farm ers the needs of our workers and the interests of our consum ers Simultaneously Johnson an nounced establishment of a committee on food and fiber to be headed by Secretary of Agri culture Orville L Freeman Johnson contended the new farm bill would Help reduce the cost to the taxpayers of all our farm programs Strengthen the competitive position of American cotton wheat and feed grains in world markets Lead to elimination of cost ly grain surpluses by 1970 and great reductions in surpluses of cotton and tobacco He said Congress has forged a new link with the future by combining principles of compet itive pricing with direct federal payments to producers There was no explanation for his late signing of the bill par ticularly in view of his ex pressed satisfaction with its provisions However Congress defeated an administration proposal to have a wheat price support in crease paid for by millers The House killed the plan making payment come from the federal Treasury Opponents of the ad ministration plan had dubbed if a bread tax saying FARM its cost turn to Page 2 SAME   

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