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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                I The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION UOc a One MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY NOVEMBER 11 Assncialert Full VOL 10S No 234 Rhodesians independent ii AFRICA TANGANYIKA BECHUANALAND First declaration against Britain since 1776 SALISBURY Rhodesia AP Minister Ian Smith de clared Rhodesia independent Thursday the first such decla ration against Britain sincethe American colonies broke away in 1776 Britain retaliated swiftly in effect outlawing Rhodesia Prime Minister Harold Wilson declared in the House ofCom mons that Smith and his minis ters had been action which will be ignored in Rho desia Wilson asserted his gov ernment will have no dealings with the Rhodesian regime Wilson expelled Rhodesia from the sterling area banned exports including British pur chases of Rhodesias mil lion a year tobacco crop ended all British aid suspended trad ing preferences Britain embargoed the ship ment of all arms to this central African country and asked for an urgent meeling of the UN Security Council Britains allies including the United Stales and Common wealth members are expected to join in ignoring the declara tion and in imposing economic sanctions While Smith still was speak ing on lhe radio British Gover nor Sir Humphrey Gibbs an nounced that Smith and all his ministers had been dismissed on orders of Queen Elizabeth for an unconstitutional act of independence With his proclamation of inde pendence however Smith had to recognize the powers of the British governor and Lon don has said it will not use force Smith and his Cabinet deter mined to go it alone after months of fruitless negotiations in which the British government demanded guarantees of even tual political power for the colo nys 4 million Africans Smith and his colleagues arc deter mined lo preserve rule by Rho desias 225000 white settlers In proclaiming independence Smith rejected lastminute ap peals from both Wilson and Queen Elizabeth II Wilson had telephoned Smith at 6 am to day in a final attempt to dis suade him Smith and his Cabinet sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II Wednesday pledging loyalty to MILlS Photofax DECLARES INDEPENDENCE Rhodesias independence from Britain was proclaimed in Salis bury underlined Thursday by Prime Minister Ian Smith Ikes attack full blown FT GORDON Ga Dwight D Eisenhower was reported in generally satisfactory condition Thursday after asecond attack of heart pains but his doctors raised at least a possible specter of a full blown heart A medical bulletin from the team of doctors at tending the 75yearold f ivestar general said It is not uncommon for patients with known coronary disease to experience repeated episodes of chest pains which may or may not progress to a full blown heart attack Eisenhower has a record of coronary disease his major heart attack of 1955 In their mention of a full blown heart attack the doctors defined the phrase as meaning coronary thrombosis and myo cardial infarction which means heart muscle damage Capt Wallace Hitchcock pub Action is deplored by US Full support given boycott WASHINGTON AP The United States publicly deplored Thursday Rhodesias unilateral declaration of independence from Britain and the State De partment announced we wil be in consultation with the Brit ish government The statement by emphasiz lie information officer here who read the doctors statement to newsmen was asked if the re currence of pains means further hospitalization Hitchcock replied that doctors said the stay is based on the evaluation of the individual pa tjcnt and the doctors will give statement when Sen Byrd announces retirement ing consultation with Britain left no doubt that the United States intends full support for Prime Minister Harold Wilson program of economic boycott o the Rhodesian regime of Prim Minister Ian Smith US officials were unsure how rapidly or with what degree o danger the longfeared crisi would develop Tentative plans for US ac tion had been worked out in re cent weeks in anticipation of th declaration These were as sumed to provide a basis for th decisionmaking foreign policy conference which Presiden Johnson had already arrangei for Thursday at his Tcxa ranch a combined available The doctors said that in the meantime they will continue the accepted therapy and prevention which is to treat the patient with threatening attacks as if he had suffered a heart attack At a conferance Wednesday doctors had said Eisenhower would be confined for at least two weeks He had planned to fly to Walter Reed Hospital Fri day to convalesce The physicians said in a bul letin General Eisenhower spent a good night without further pain or discomfort He is comfort able this morning and his gen eralcondition is satisfactory In effect the physicians were renewing what they said Wednesday night after recur ring heart pains forced his re turn to an oxygen tent The pains Wednesday were more prolonged and of longer duration than the mild attack of angina pectoris or heart pains which occurred just after midnight Monday night doctor said Announcement of the sudden reversal in the condition of the 75yearold fivestar genera came about an hour after thi doctors had said he was makin a good recovery and might be playing golf again in two weeks Late Wednesday night Capt Wallace Hitchcock Ft Gordo press officer said Eisenhowe had been comfortable since pm RICHMOND Va AP Sen Harry P Byrd a strong voice for economy in Washington for the past 30 years and head of Virginias dominant Democratic state organization announced his retirement Thursday Goy lAlbertis S Harrison Jr made the disclosure at a hastily called news conference He said the resignation was effective immediately and that he planned to name an interim suc cessor until the next general election in November 1966 Harrison gave no intimation of nyone he had in mind to suc ed the 78yearold Democratic 3 Chinese Reds defect to Formosa TAIPEI Formosa AP iv t j hieftain but speculation was lat the senators son Harry F Byrd Jr or Rep William M uck might be on the list Harrison disclosed that a let fro m Byrd announcing his SAM DATE1H44W Communist air to Nationalist EN HARRY BYRD Announces retirement er esignation was delivered to him t the executive mansion at 10 pm Wednesday Byrd said in the letter that the rigors of the last Congress had wrnemore heavily on him and hat he found himself tiring eas In looking toward the forth coming session that starts in Three Chinese men defected China Thursday and flew their Ilyushin 28 jet bomber to For mosa the Chinese Nationalist Defense Ministry announced Two of the crewmen were in jured one seriously in landing the plane at an air force base in north Formosa the ministry The three were identified as pilotLee Hsien Ping a native of Shantung Province naviga tor Lee Tsai Wang of Szechwan Province and radio operator Lien Pao Sheng of Hopei The navigator and the radio opera tor were injured the navigator seriously The planeskidded off the runway during the landing be cause of bad weather and the crews lack of familiarity with the terrain an official said j i Concerned by war woman burns herself SOUTH BEND Ind 24yearold mother who had said all the worlds problems are my problems was found with Review foreign affairs Advisers to LBJ ranch out the stePs hls government RHODESIA Please turn Page 2 The Globe Taps sounded in Mason City Harold Basinger of the Mason City Memorial Assn wears his Navy uniform to sound taps for Veterans Day ceremonies in Mason City The On Veterans Day Pholoby Musscr Doughboy honors the dead of World War I See story on ceremonies Page 17 Back fighting men January and after consultations with my physicians concerning the pain I have been suffering as a result of arthritis I have reluctantly reached the conclu sion that I must give up the responsibilities entrusted tome by the people of Virgin ia Byrds letter said t North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with occasional rain er drink through Friday Warmer Thursday night around Friday Weather details 2 vl her clothing aflame late Wednesday night in front of her South Bend home Her husband said she had been concerned about Viet Nam Patrolman Edward Friend said two burned books of paper matches were found on the steps of Mrs Celene Jankow skis house Henry Wozniak a neighbor heard her screaming and smothered her burning clothing with a blanket She was report ed in fair condition Thursday with thirddegree burns over 30 per cent of her upper body Richard Jankowski the hus band said his wife suggested a week ago thai they both se themselves afire BY THK ASSOCIATED PRESS Millions of Americans took ime op this Veterans Day to ell their fighting men in Viet were behind you through Main Street parades on speaking platforms in blood drives and among the long rows of white crosses in military cemeteries To the people of Audobon Iowa the war in Viet Nam was brought close to home Thurs day with Donald D Haskins 22 a sailor fatally wounded at Dan Nang last month being laid to rest They paraded in a light rain in Wichita Kan in one of a sc ries of events in a daylong pro gram of remembrance The day there was in sharp contrast to recent Veterans Days which went unnoticed except by small clusters of veterans groups The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Hamilton Ohio put on an Op eration Boost parade sup porting American involvement in Viet Nam Students at Alabama College at Montevallo have scheduled a blood drive for US troops plus a fund raising campaign to pro vide a special gift for the Amer ican forces Other activities in clude a flag raising ceremony and a speech by Sen John Sparkman DAla Dave Watson commander of the VFW post in Muscatinc Iowa said the hope behind the towns parade is that it will offset some of the publicity being given to the demonstra tions against US policy in Viet Nam Bremer County Iowa veterans arc calling their pa rade a walk for the men in Viet Nam Head of Free Speech Movement a Commie BERKELEY Calif AP Bcttina Apthekcr a leader of the Free Speech Movement that disrupted the University of Cali fornia Berkeley campus last De cember declares she is a Com munist In a letter to the Cali fornian a student newspaper she said I have been for a number of years 1 am now and I propose to remain a member of the Communist party of the United Stales The FSM last December staged a massive campus sit down as a demand for increased political freedom on the camp us The night of Dec 23 more than 700 persons were arrested and hauled away to jail from the administration building Sproul Hull The national headquarters of the American Legion distributed 10 million lapel pin flags for Operation Show Your Colors Each pin comes with a card saying Americans are serving the cause of freedom in Viet Nam I wear my countrys flag to show that I support their ef forts Vice President Hubert H Humphrey laid a wreath for President Johnson on the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from the na tions capital In prepared remarks Ihe vice president said We are in Viet Nam lo keep a commitment es tablished by international trea ty We arc there because once again in history it must be proved to aggressors that the price of their aggression comes far too high We will remain in Viet Nam VETERANS Turn to 1 the crown whatever happens Some British officials in London considered this a prelude to seizure of independence Others considered it political brink manship designed to impress public opinion in Rhodesia and Brilain The queen immediately re plied with an appeal for the white leaders of the central Af rican colony to avoid illegal acts and demonstrate their loyalty by continuing to act in a con stitutional manner Smiths broadcast was moni tored in London at No 10 Down ing Street while the British Cab inet was in session considering the crisis As soon as Smith made his declaration the British gover nor of Rhodesia Sir Humphrey Gibbs announced that on in structions from the queen he had suspended Smith and all his ministers from office It was not immediately clear how the governor would imple ment the queens instructions however Wilson previously had ruled out the use of British troops to nullify a declaration of independence JOHNSON CITY Tex Wilson in a statement to the President Johnson called his j British House of Commons topmilitary and diplomatic ad visers to the LBJ Ranch Thurs day for his first major foreign affairs review since his Oct 8 surgery Summoned for the daylong conference were Secretary of State Dean Rusk Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara Undersecretary of State George W Ball and McGeorge Bundy Johnsons special assistant for national security affairs Officials said topics would include operations in Viet Nam the Nov 17 conference of hemi sphere foreign ministers in Rio de Janeiro and the Dec 68 American visit of West German Chancellor Ludwig Erhard Johnson spent a quiet recu perative day Wednesday after staying up late Tuesday to get reports on the Northeast power failure Joseph Laitin acting press secretary announced that Chairman Joseph C Swidlerof the Federal Power Commission director of the Johnsonordered inquiry into the cause of the power blackout has agreed to remain in his post until Dec 31 Swidler whose term on the FPC expired last June 22 had planned to enter private practice in Washington next week Laitin said Swidlers extended tenure had nothing to do with the power failure that John son had asked him to slay be fore the blackout hit the North east Princess gets a look at old West TUCSON Ariz AP Brit ains Princess Margaret got a look at the stark beauty of the old West proba bly a kitchen refrigerator where an invitation to her wedding once was stored The princess and her hus band the Earl of Snowdon ar rived Wednesday from Los An geles for a 4v4day rest to break up their threeweek tour of the United States No trace of the laryngitis that plagued her in smoggy Los An geles was present when she made a planeside speech at Da visMonthan Air Force Base Waiting at the plane along with Gov Sam Goddarcl were her host Lewis Douglas and his wife Their daughter Sharman and Princess Margaret became close friends when Douglas was ambassador to Great Britain in 194850 Douglas invited 200 neighbors business acquaintances and old friends lo a cocktail party Wednesday night at the pictur esque Arizona nn lo meet the royal pair Shes a darling said a guest as the princess made the shortest social stop of her trip so far 45 minutes As Princess Margaret circu lated among the guests some one splashed a drink on her beige chiffon dress I got wel did you she said with a smile TV tower workers watch planes from above Page 13 DOTY retiring Ames en gineer appointed Page 17 ALUMINUM industry can cels price increases Page 7 GOVERNOR returns from tour of Far East Page 22 Editorials 4 Society news 89 Clear Lake nows II CubGazette 12 Sports 1314 North Iowa news 15 Latest markets U Mason City news 1407 Comics II Classified pages 2021 iiV V   

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