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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION 10c MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 9 1945 AssodalcU Press Full Lease Wires VOL 105 No 232 senhower in oxygen tent Precaution after chest pains suffered FORMER PRESIDENT DWIGHT D EISENHOWER FT GORDON Ga AP Former President DwighL D Eisenhower 75 was hospital ized Tuesday with a possible mild heart attack and placed in an oxygen tent after suffering chest pains Dr Thomas Mattingly a heart specialist who treated the fivestar general for a heart at tack in 1955 said it would take up to 36 hours before it would be known whether Eisenhower had suffered another bout with his heart Mattingly said if the illness was a heart attack By all symptoms and characteristics it certainly was a mild one The former president was placed in an oxygen tent for sev eral hours after he entered the Ft Gordon Army Hospital dur ing the night At midday Mat tingly said he still was under oxygen periodically This the physician said is a matter of precaution used with any patient with chest pains He described Eisenhowers condition as very satisfactory at this time and said the gen eral remained in bed at our recommendation not because he doesnt feel like gelling up We think this is simple good common sense After sleeping several hours COL Wm COX Senior MD in attendance Eisenhower awoke and chatted with his wife who was with him along wilh Iheir son Mattingly summoned to Ei senhowers bedside early Tues day spent hours in consultation with other physicians As he started to fly from Washington before dawn the physician had said he cliclnl know Ihc nature of Eisenhowers illness Mattingly said chest pains dont necessarily indicate a heart attack but added Ob viously Ihals Hie first thing you think of when a man has suf fered an atlack in the past but il doesnt have to be At am an Army public relations officer posted a notice lo newsmen on a bulletin board here giving a dialogue between Eisenhower and his wife after he awoke Mrs Eisenhower Now gen eral dont you worry Im going to stay right here wilh you at your bedside or in Die next room Eisenhower Well what will you do if they take me home Mrs Eisenhower Well Ill follow you The conversation came after the former president had sever al hours sleep Eisenhowers son John was near by Me had flown in from Pennsylvania after receiving word of his falhcrs illness Eisenhower Ihc nations 34lh president complained of chest pains about midnight and heart specialist Dr Louis Bal Icy of Augusta was summoned DR THOMAS MATTINGLY Aided Ike before In Ihc Eisenhower vacation res idence at the Augusta National Golf Club Mospilalizalion fol lowed Col William W Cox the sen ior medical officer at Ft Gor don said Eisenhower was given narcotics lo relieve the chest Kill 391 Co mmies SAIGON South Viet Nam UPPUS paratroopers fighting in the thick jungle of the D Zone north of Saigon killed 391 Communist troops a ITSt spokesman reported Tuesday The spokesman said American casualties in the daylong battle Monday wereN moderate but reliable sources saidthe 173rd Airborne Brigadehad suffered its heaviest casualties since it came to Viet Nam The bulk of the Communist losses were attributed to air attacks artillery and au tomatic weapons fire The battle occurred about 30 miles northeast of Saigon when a US company encountered an estimated battalion about 500 men of the enemy Within an hour a battalion of paratroopers was fighting The spokesman said that in one area an artillery barrage killed 60 Viet Cong The Com munists stripped all the bodies apparently to prevent identifica tion Unofficial sources said fight ing continued during the night US Air Force B52s from Guam raided a densely jungled area of D Zone 10 miles to the west but a spokesmansaid the raid was not directly related to the para trooper operation Ground action was reported light in other areas A Viet Cong company attacked a govern ment outpost in the Mekong Delta Monday night but was Pictures on Viet action Page 24 reported beaten off The Com munists left some bodies be hind US Air Force and Navy planes flew North Viet Ask court to reinstate indictments WASHINGTON AP Th government asked the Suprem Court Tuesday to revive felony indictments in the 1964 Philade phia Miss slaying of three civ il rights workers Solicitor General Thurgooi Marshall said there can be n doubt that the three youn rights workers were victims o a conspiracy to deprive them o their constitutional rights Marshall said there is hoi doubt three local law officers used their official power to re lease Michael Schwerner An drew Goodman and James Chancy to what he called a lynch mob Marshall a Negro who once was chief counsel for the Nation al Association for the Advance ment of Colored People argued that the federal government properly used an 1870 civil rights law lo pursue punish ment of the Ihree law officers and 14 others The 95yearold law has been the federal gov ernments only available weap on in such cases Man puts torch to himself In antiwar demonstration NEW YORK youn pacifist haunted by the war Viet Nam set himself afire out side the United Nations building before dawn Tuesday the sec American in a week to pains allowing the former pres ident to rest easily Cox said Eisenhower played Rolf on a parthree course Mon day A parthree golf course is a smaller layout than a regular course and each hole is a par three Because of the shorter distances there is little need for wood shots and the course de mands accuracy more than strength The former presidents son was whisked through a side door at the hospital He did not talk with newsmen The former president is con fined to a special suite always kept in readiness while he is visiling Ihe area The suile is in one of the hos pital wings Military policemen guarded the entrances Secret Service men stood by Eisenhower has been a fre quent visitor lo the golf club He and Mrs Eisenhower ar rived about 12 days ago They were staying at Mamies Cot tage a house built for the for mer president and named for s wife This was his Little hile House The cottage overlooks a fair ay at the famous golf course here the Masters Golf Tourna icnt is played every year It as one of Eisenhowers favor e retreats while he was presi ent Doctors said Ihe weather had jeen mild and Eisenhower had icen playing golf frequently Mattingly said that all he tnew about the situation was that Eisenhower had suffered a little chest pain He said it was the first chest pain since the attack in Denver Colo to his Where disaster struck in Kentucky 36 missions over Nam attacking roads bridges railroad yards and truck parks South Vietnamese government troops reported they killed 25 Viet Cong in an action 80 miles south of Saigon Communist groundfire brought down a US Army heli copter south of Saigon Monday and one crewman was killed The helicopter was supporting a ranger operation Rescue heli copters picked up the other three crewmen Troops of the US 101st Screaming Eagles Bri gade reported seven Viet Cong killed one captured and 106 sus VICT NAM Pleasa turn to 2 Low level airview Tuesday shows wreckage of American Airlines Astrojet plane on hill in northern Kentucky where it crashed Monday night killing 58 and injuring four Plane was Pliotofix nearing Greater Cincinnati Airport on trip from New York when it crashed in a rainstorm and burned If the justices rule as two lower federal judges already have that the law was impro perly used the federal govern ment will be powerless to act in such instances unless Congress provides new legislalion In addition to the Mississippi case the courts ruled against the government in the slaying of Lemuel Penn on a Georgia highway the same year In asking the Supreme Court to deny the appeal defense at torneyH C Mike Watkins from Meridian Miss said the 1870 law was not intended to cover interference with the natural rights of citizens His major argument was that Inside The Globe REJECTED idea of orbit ing nuclear missiles Page 6 HIGH HOPES remain for in creating Page 19 A state help area school Editorials 4 Society news 8910 Sports 1516 Latest Markets 18 Mason City news 1819 71 11 Plane crash kills 58 CINCINNATI Olio AP jet airliner within landing sight of the runway crashed and exploded during a lightning laced thunderstorm Monday night killing 58 of the 62 per sons aboard Five persons were thrown who lives nearby See more airliner crash pictures and witness account Page 26 lightning said Mrs Ralph the law spiracies prohibits only con to deny rights that SAME stem from the power of the fed eral government Murder un less committed on federal terri tory is a state offense Schwerner and Go o d m a n both of New York were white Chancy was a Negro from Me ridian Miss and Penn a Negro educator from Washington DC Murder unless committed on federal territory is a state of fense Faced with the difficulty of obtaining a conviction from a Southern state court the gov ernment dusted off the 1870 law Clear Lake news Farm news Find no trace of Argentine airplane PORT ALEGRE Brazil AP planes reported Mon day night they found no trace of an Argentine navy plane with 15 men aboard which failed to re turn to its base after an anti submarine exercise over the South Atlantic The P15 Neptune was taking part in a naval exerciseinvolv ing US Brazilian and Argen tine forces The plane left its base Sunday North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and cooler Tuesday night lows in mid 20s Considerable cloudiness and warmer Wednesday 4550 Weather details Page 1 clear of Ihc exploding wreck age One died in a hospital Four lived but one was in very critical condition The American Airlines three mgine Boeing 727 jet smacked near the top of a 300foot wood a mile and a half Greater Cincinnati ed hillside rom the Airport About 75 feet more and he would have made il said Wil liam Wilkcrson operations director at the airport in Ken tucky 13 miles from downtown Cincinnati The wreckage flashed flames into the murky night sky for hours Workers certain no one lived in the melted metal wait ed for fires to subside before beginning the gruesome search for bodies early Tuesday Ten Civil Aeronautics Board investigators flew to Cincinnati to begin probing the wreckage to learn why the plane had plunged fatally just moments from a safe landing after a night from New York City The plane barely visible in a downpour wilh sparks of We know where Ihe end of lhat runway is just over the top of the hill she said and Ihe plane banked like it was heading for it but it was very lowand dropping fast I knew it was going into that hill and I started screaming before it hit It crashed like a clap of thunder said Mrs Gilbert Dol wick In a minute we could hear people calling for J P Dolwick who owns the farm where Ihe plane crashed raced to Ihe wreckage lo find a man and woman bolh wearing airline uniforms on Ihe ground We just didnt make it we didnt sec the hill Dolwick said the man had mumbled be fore passing out One of the survivors was El mer Wcekley of Saratoga Calif an American flight offi cer riding the plane bul not as a member of the crew Another was Toni Kclchcll 25 130 pigs destroyed in Rockwell farm fire sows and 130 pigs were destroyed in a fire early Tuesday at the Carl Hul sing Jr farm five miles north of Rockwell Hulsing who was awakened by the blaze about am called the Rockwell fire depart ment to protect the farm house and other farm buildings Hulsing said he thought the fire must have been started by faulty wiring There w a s no healer on in the building but some lights were left burning all night Hulsing said The loss which had not been estimated Tuesday noon was covered by insurance Hulsing said The 28 by 50foot hog house contained feeders tools and mis cellancbus equipment make a human torch protest against war Hours later Roger A LaPorte 22 clung to life in critical con dition at Bcllevuc Hospital with hircldcgree burns The burns covered 95 per cent of LaPortes body a condition described by a hospital doctor Picture of burning site Page 2 as usually falal The victim was breathing through a surgi cal opening in his throat and luids were being fed directly in to his veins Flames from his gasoline soaked body left a fourfool charred circle on the pavement Within the circle were Ihe soles of his off his cents and a key Im antiwar all wars La Porle told police and the UN uards who had sprayed him with fire cxlinguishers in an ef fort lo save his life Give me some water he muttered as his stretcher was placed into an ambulance me some water give a stewardess from West Mon oc La who was in critical condilion Other survivors were Israel Horowilz 49 Closlcr NJ di reclor of classical records for Decca Record Co and Norman Spcctor Valley Slrcam NY an electrical engineer with Bechtel Associates All but Miss Ketchell seemed in fair condition It is a miracle isnt it said Mrs Horowilz in New Jersey Aboard the plane bul not among the survivors were two men from television station WPIX in New York They were Jack F A Flynn 45 son of F M Flynn president and pub lisher of the New York Daily Vews which owns the station and John Kirchstcin 29 Flynn was the stations national saics manager Kirchslcin its re search director Also on board were Mr and Mrs Rex C Larkin of Lexing ton Ky stable owners noted in harness racing and Dr Carl Michalson a theology professor from Drew University in Madi son NJ who was to address a national Methodist meeting here The pilot and his first officer were veteran fliers Capt Dan iel Teclin had 20 years of CRASH Please turn to Paae 2 i His wrist watch was stopped at oclock When police asked him why he had chosen such an early hour for his at tcmptcd selfimmolation La Porte replied So nobody could slop me Apparently no one saw La Porlc ignite himself Moments later UN security ROGER A LaPORTE Condition Critical uard Henry Okai 35 spotted him I saw this person rolling and screaming in the street all on fire Okai said Okai raced back to his guard aoolh and called for help UN guard Benjamin King said LaPorles wallet contained and a checking account card which gave police their first the identity of LaPorte a volunteer for the Catholic Worker movement which has been in the forefront of the pro test against war and the draft Friends of La Porte professed lo have known nothing about his plans knowledge The doctor said that such pains are not necessarily indica tive of heart trouble but added Obviously thats the first thing you think of when a man has suffered an attack in the past but it doesnt have to be Mattingly said he has been checking Eisenhower periodical ly and that he considers him in excellent condition Eisenhower was in a Denver hospital for seven weeks fol lowing his heart attack in 1955 He spent many additional weeks convalescing before deciding that he was fit to make the race for a second term in 1956 In June 1956 he underwent surgery in Washington for ileitis and he suffered a minor stroke the next year End Viet duty for 7 WASHINGTON AP Secre tary of Defense Robert S Mc Namara ordered Tuesday that 17yearold servicemen be banned from duty in South Viet Nam The new policy effective im mediately will not affect men on sea duty in waters off Viet Nam Nor will it end overseas duly for 17yearolds elsewhere in the world The minimum age for service in South Viet Nam will be 18 the Penlagon announcement said The services were ordered lo cancel or change assignments of any 17yearolds now destined or Viet Nam and to divert Jiese men lo olher appropri ate assignments The Pentagon said exact fig ures are not available but that it is estimated fewer than 1 per cent of the 148380 American military men now in Viet Nam are in the 17year bracket Until now individual service policies have permitted most 17 yearolds in uniform to be as signed to duly in Viet Nam or anywhere eise overseas The only exception has been in the case of youths who volun uteer for the drafl lo get their service obligations out of the way These have been held back from overseas until they reached 18 All 17yearolds whether they volunteer for regular hitches or sign up for the drafl do so only with their parents written con sent Any man 17 years old or old er musl have at least four months of basic training or the equivalent before being commit ted lo overseas duty tf t   

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