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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Vote in Rhodesia Proposal by Britain By DAVID J PAINE SALISBURY Rhodesia AP Prime Minister Ian Smith rejected Saturday British Prime Minister Harold Wilsons for a vote among desias white minority and black African majority on whether they favor independence on the basis of the 1961 constitution I regret to say the impres sion you left with us during Wilsons recent visit to Salis bury of a determined effort to resolve our constitutional prob lems has been utterly dissipat ed Smith said in a letter to Wilson it would seem that you have now finally closed the door you claimed publicly to have opened Smith said Wilson made his proposal in a letter to Smith on Wednesday Smiths reply said I regret to tell you that the only conclusion to be derived from your letter is that it is tantamount to and can only be interpreted as a rejection of the proposals regarding a royal commission agreed with you in Salisbury The reference by Smith to the closing of the door and Fridays dramatic declaration of a coun trywide stale of emergency gave rise to fresh speculation that Smith and his allwhite government may be preparing the way for an early unilateral declaration of independence But Smith was scheduled to leave the capital during the weekend and some observers took this to mean that he did not plan to seize independence immediately Wilson had agreed to Smiths proposal that a royal commis sion decide whether all Rhode sians want independence on the basis of the existing 1961 con stitution Rhodesias 225000 whites control the government and wealth of this central Afri can colony Britain refusesto grant inde pendence without being satisfied with arrangements for full po litical voice for the colonys four million Africans R M HALL RMHall farm leader dies of 90 R M Hall 90 a North Iowa farm leader for many decades died Friday afternoon in a Ma son City hospital following a short illness Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 pm at Grace Lu theran Church Hanlontown Burial will be in Brush Point Cemetery rural Hanlontown with the Rev Harold Sutter of ficiating The Ward Funeral Home Clear Lake is in charge of arrangements Survivors include his wife Louise a daughter Mrs Bert Grace Myhre Dexter Minn three sons Marion Hanlontown Reuban Teheran Iran and Sey mourr Minneapolis eight step sons and a stepdaughter two brothers Sam Clear Lake and the Rev Martin Hall Minneap olis a sister Mrs Ole Halsne Clear Lake eight grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren He was preceded in death by two brothers a sister and hi firstwife Anna x Mr Hall who was retired on his farm north of Clear Lake was born July 21 1875 near Stavanger Norway the eldesi of seven children and Michae and Siri Hall He came to the United States with his family in 81 The family lived in Illinois ftM HALL Turn to 3 North Iowa Weather outlook Perth cloudy end with a chance of Saturday night Sun day Hfeh Jn MM and tow tn ttw JN Woathor 2 t The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors HOMI EDITION UOc a One MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER t IMS Associated Presn Kill I Lease Wirei VOL 105 No 230 N truce split feared Pearson picked to win Canadian election By MAX HARRELSON TORONTO AP Prime Minister Lester B Pearson and his Conservative rival John Diefenbaker plunged into a fi nal day of campaigning Satur day with Pearsons Liberal party generally picked to win Mondays election Fighting off a cold the prime minister 68 wound up his cam paign in the Ottawa area after addressing a large rally Friday night in Hamilton Ont Diefen baker electioneered in his home district at Prince Albert Sask Political experts who have traveled across the country say Pearson has a good chance to emerge with enough seats in the House of Commons to give him the clear majority1 he seeks Even the more cautious predict that the Liberals will win enough to form another minori ty government The Montreal Gazette sup porting the Liberals predicts the Liberals will win 140 of the 265 seats and the Conservatives 93 The Winnipeg Free Press also liberal estimates the Lib erals will get 146 to 150 The To ronto Globe and Mail Conserva tive gives the Liberals 137 and the Conservative Winnipeg Trib une predicts 126 for the Liber als The Liberals are expected to pick up seats in Frenchspeak ing Quebec Province and in On tario the two most populous provinces which have 75 and 85 seats respectively Candidates for the three splinter parties have been ac tive in many parts of Canada but they are not expected to show substantial gains The Lib erals may take some of the 13 seats held in Quebec by Real Caouettes Creditiste parly In the industrial areas of On tario and in Montreal the labor backed New Democratic party is making astrong bid and may take some votes from the Liber als Pearson took note of this Friday warning that a heavy vote for the NDP will result in giving the Conservatives enough seats to form a minority gov ernment The Liberals now hold 127 seats in the House of Commons The Conservatives have 92 the NDP is the Creditistes 13 So cial Credit 9 and two independ ent Four seats are vacant The final days of the cam paign were marked by a series of anonymous threats against the leading candidates One threat in Ontario was directed against Pearson and in Vancou ver a threat against Diefenbak er was telephoned to a radio station Special security meas ures were ordered as a result Voter interest in the campaign has centered on the personali ties of Pearson and Diefenbak er But the political parties also have tried to drum up interest in a number of campaign is sues most of them domestic Pearson says he needs a strong central government In deal with Canadas 10 provinces and to preserve national unity Diefenbaker has hammered hard at charges of scandals in the Liberal administration But he has refrained from attacking Pearsons personal integrity The Conservative leader also has accused Pearson of weak ening the central government In some Englishspeaking quar ters Pearson has been charged with appeasing independence demands of French Canada Other issues include increased old age pensions the 1965 drop in wheat prices and a US Canada auto trade agreement Soviets may change vote UNITED NATIONS NY UP The threat of a USSoviet split on the IndiaPakistan crisis cast a shadow Saturday over a new move by the Security Council to enforce the shaky truce The Soviet Union broke the big power unanimity that had prevailed on the issue when it abstained Fri day on a council resolution demanding that both sides stop violating the ceasefire and agree to a deadline for pulling back their troops Soviet Ambassador Nik olai T Fedorenko said he refrained from voting be cause the resolution ig nored a Soviet demand for a threemonth limit on Barbecue is set for princess SAN FRANCISCO AP Britains Princess Margaret a ourists tour of San Francisco completed plunges into the offi cial side of her United States rip Saturday She is visiting the University f Californias nearby Berkeley campus and then tastes her first Vesternstyle barbecue The meat will sliced from 50pound wild boar on the Monterey Peninsula 135 miles south of San Francisco The princess accompanied by jer husband the Earlof Snow don it clear Friday that much ofher tour is strictly Measure She smilingly overrode securi y misgivings and boarded a an Francisco cable car for an eightblock ride up steep Rus ian Hill Although she appeared de ighted with the trip she froze momentarily when photogra jhers crowded around the open cable car held back by only a wall of security men The high enches in the open end of the cars face the sidewalk and there s no protection from the ele ments save the roof Such seats are favored by women with pretty knees Regular passengers aboard He cable car obviously were delighted with getting such a close view of the princess and ler husband She looks awful small but awfully pretty said one mid dleaged woman passenger The princess is 5 feet 1 inch tall Accompanied by several members of the royal party the nowdons went for a cruise in San Francisco Bay on the 55 oot yacht of hotel man Dan London Later the princess donned a green chiffon short evening dress and a fulllength mink coat to attend a reception given jy British Minister Michael Stewart of the British Embassy n Washington DC at the San Francisco consul generals resi dence Card burner wants to help rebuild Viet DBS MOINES AP Steph en Smith 20 of Marion says that if the government insists on punishing him for burning his draft card he hopes he can be sent to Viet Nam not to fight but to help rebuild war damage The University of Iowa sopho more made the comment Fri day in a statement after hear ing in Federal Court was con tinued to Nov 29 He is out on bond on two counts of destroying his draft card and of not having it in his possession I am willing the young pacificst said to spend the years of my punishment in Viet Nam rebuilding that which has been destroyed I owe it to my country to protest and if the price of protest is punishment let it serve to dp Smith was arrested on federa charges after the draft card in cident in Iowa City Oct 20 Moppets get Red Square tour Famed GUM department store along Moscows Red Square forms backdrop for those Russian kindergarten children as they wave flags presented to them during tour tosee decorations for Sunday celebration of the 48th anniversary Revolution of AP Iliotofax the Bolshevik Navy plane down Jets hit missile site SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US Navy jets struck at a Communist surfacetoair mis sile site 35 miles east of Hanoi after a Navy F8 Crusader jet was shot down near the site a JS military spokesman said Saturday Pilots reported that one mis sile launcher was hit in the raid Friday They said they also saw another explosion in the com plex The pilot of the Crusader the 134th plane lost in North Viet Sam was seen parachuting by Jie other pilots However he anded in a densely populated area and no attempt was made to rescue him The US Armys 1st Infantry Division the Big Red One was in action 20 miles north of Saigon Friday and today They uncovered an extensive tunnel complex and overran an under ground medical aid station The division took light casual ties and killed at leas five Viet Cong spokesmen said South Vietnamese troops re portedly killed 12 Viet Cong and captured five in a daylong sweep south of Saigon Friday The downed jet was one of a group from the 7th Fleet carrier Oriskany The target was the Hai Duong railroadhighway bridge 35 miles east of Hanoi Direct hits were made on the bridge pilots said About 15 Navy planes made the strike They reported seeing five missiles fired from a site near the bridge None hit the attacking planes The Crusader was knocked down by conven tional antiaircraft fire The Navy planes dropped 35 tons of bombs during the action against the bridge and missile site They encountered heavy antiaircraft fire Navy planes from the carrier Independence struck the Bach SAME Viet Cong abduct 4 Air Force men SAIGON Viet Nam AP Four US Air Force personnel have been abducted by the Viet Cong a US military spokes man said Saturday The spokesman said the Americans a 11 noncommis sioned officers have been miss ing since last Sunday night and a gigantic search and rescue op eration way to recover them As he explained it the four were stopped at a roadblock be tween the seaport of Vung Tau and Saigon Vung Tau is 45 miles southeast of Saigon on the South China Sea Their names were withheld pending notification kin Small groups of f of next of Americans ordinarily make the trip be tween Saigon and Vung Tail both a military center and a popular resort by plane or heli copter There was no official explana tion why the four were travel ing by car However informed sources said they had been va cationing at Vung Tau and hitched a ride to Saigon because their aircraft was disabled These sources said one of the Americans had escaped but there was no official confirma tion The American reported to have escaped was quoted as say ing he believed one of the other three may have been killed as he tried to shoot his way to freedom Long radar site early Friday The site 70 miles offshore in the South China Sea was heavily damaged the pilots reported Armed route reconnaissance missions were flown by other Navy planes and US Air Force planes over the Communist north Friday and today Ferry facilities barges road and rail bridges were dam aged US armed helicopters had one of their heaviest operational days in Viet Nam Friday They logged nearly 9000 sorties A woman antiViet Cong fight er known as the Tiger Lady ol the Mekong Delta was reportec shot to death The Saigon Posi reported Friday Ho Thi Que 39 was shot last Thursday after a heated argument with her sol dierhusband The newspaper said one source described the shooting as an accident but it speculatec that jealousy might have figured in The Pentagon says 133 US airplanes of combat type were lost in action over North Vie Nam through Oct 31 Six were downed by Soviet built antiaircraft missiles and most of the others by conven tional antiaircraft the Pentagon said Friday American planes began bomb ing North Viet Nam Feb 7 Since then US war plane have flown about 41500 sorties over the Communist country with 32 planes downed for ev ery 1000 sorties Photofax LATE DAISY Really can spring be far behind As un seasonably warm weather continued in parts of Iowa daisies burst into bloom in a Bcttendorf garden Admiring the mixedup flower is 5year old John Fitzgerald Belten dorf Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Clear Lake news S Church news 47 Society news I Sports news Newman Surveyor 11 Latest markets 13 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 keeping UN truce observ ers in India and Pakistan Fedorenko however did not cast a big power veto which would have killed the resolution It passed 90 with the Soviet Un ion and Jordan abstaining Delegates expressed fear that UN efforts to establish a meaningful peace between India and Pakistan might be scuttled if the two big powers split over the issue The rare cooperation shown by the United States and the Soviet Union in working to stop be shooting war on the Indian subcontinent has been credited argely for the Securitj Councils success in bringing about a ceasefire With the threat of economic sanctions bolstering th councils demands for a truce India and Pakistan complied A cutoff in economic aid fron the United States and the Sovie Union would have spelled finan cial disaster for both Fedorenkoblamed the Uni ed States and others for th break in the united front tha had seen the council mak unanimous decisions on th Asian crisis except for a Ion Jordanian abstention on Sep 20 We have drawn specia al tention he told the council t the fact that the Securit Council should set up a concret time limit for the presence o UN observers which in any event must not exceed thre months The necessary understand ing has not been displayed Fedorenko said On account o such a negative position of th United States and others vio lence was done to the principl of unanimity US Ambassador Arthur J Goldberg countered that th Soviet Union not the Unitei States had brought up the time limit issue We have tried to cooperat in a spirit of compromise h said I did not accept the view of the Soviets as they did no accept ours The council now faces Ih thorny task of trying to mediat a political settlement delegate point out If the United State and the Soviet Union remain a odds they said there would b little hope of any settlement Two die in plane crash near Bluffs COUNCIL BLUFFS AP man and a woman were kille Saturday when their single en gine plane crashed in a corn field about a mile east of th Council Bluffs Airport The victims were identified Ross A Walker 47 a post o fice employe and his wife 40 E A i Reed an employe of nursery not far from the eras scene said the plane just too a nose dive Witnesses said the plane ha taken off from the airport an circled a couple of times The said the small craft apparent was heading back for the ai port at the time of the eras There was some fog at the time Authorities were told th been bound fo Sioux Falls SD The site of the crash w about 150 yards north of High way 275 The plane was badly mangle Business news Classified pages North Iowa newi 15 U17 II in the crash but did not burn JOURNALIST DIES LORIS SC K Sparrow 52 editor of th Loris Sentinel died Friday afte an illness of several month Announce refugee agreement JOHNSON CITY Tex resident Johnson announced aturday the signing of an greement with Cuba permitting 000 Cuban refugees ach month to fly to the United tales on American planes Johnson expressed his isatis action with the agreement say in a statement I am pleased with theunder landing which has been cached It is an important for vard step in carrying out the leclaration I made on Oct3 to he Cuban people I said that hose who seek refuge here will ind it That continues to be the policy of the American people Priority will be given to Cu Dans who have immediate fam ily relatives already living in the United States The refugee exodus willbe by commercial airliners chartered by the United Slates govern ment The planes will fly out of the airport at Varadero Cuba 60 miles east of Havana The designation immediate relatives is defined as parents of unmarried children under age 21 spouses unmarried children under the age of 21 and broth ers and sisters under 21 The Swiss Embassy in Ha vana which played a key role n negotiating the memoran dum of understanding with the Castro government will be en rusted by both Cuba and the Jnited States with verifying that wouldbe refugees meet the priority criteria Police order end to London whale hunt LONDON AP Londons first recorded whale hunt ended on police orders this week The whales a school of about 30 arrived in the Thames River ast week A circusman set up an expedition in the hope of catching two for his aquarium For five days the hunters went up and down river trying to entice the whales into a nylon net Just as one of the three whaling boats swept into the thick of the school up came constable George Thirkell of the river police armed with a copy of the relevant law He read Port of London reg ulations forbidding any person to kill injure catch or trap any bird or animal in the riv er With that the hunt ended The whales pilot whales some mere calves and others 25 feet long were last seen swim ming upstream GLOBEGAZETTE Business Office OPEN Until 12 Noon Saturdays Complaint Colls Taken Until 3 PM Saturday
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