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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Strengthening its sanctions LONDON AP Britains Labor government planned to push its emergency Rhodesian legislation through Parliament Monday Meanwhile the British governor of the rebellious cen tral African colony rejected Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smiths demand that he get out of Government House The legislation to pave the way for stronger economic sanctions against Rhodesias white minority government was expected to be rushed through Parliament without a formal vote Such conservative as the Marquess of Salisbury in the House of Lords and Patrick Wall and Robert Turton in the House of Commons were op posed tb sanctions But party leader Edward Heath Reginald Handling and other members of the opposition partys dominant moderate faction approved the governments action so far The chief actions taken against the Rhodesian regime are a ban on import of Rhode sian tobacco which usually amounts to about million a year and various financial re strictions The Rhodesian government after its declaration of inde pendence Thursday relieved Gov Sir Humphrey Gibbsof his office and told him to vacate Government House his official residence and office In a statement addressed to the Rhodesian people Sunday Gibbs replied that Smiths gov ernment was illegal and that the governor was the only lawfully constituted authority in Rho desia I hold my office at the pleas ure of Her Majesty the Queen and I will only resign if asked by Her Majesty to do so Gibbs said Her Majesty has asked me to continue in office and I therefore remain your loyal governor and the lawfully con stituted authority in Smith made no immediate move to eject Gibbs from Gov ernment House but in a state HUMPHREY GIBBS Stays in Rhodesia rrient said the governor is rep resenting not the queen but the British prime minister thus aiding and abetting him in his obvious endeavor to create a division among the people of Rhodesia Prime Minister Wilsons office said it feared Gibbs is in danger from Smiths government and that anyone who ordered or car HOME EDITION I0c a Oiw MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER IS 1HS Associated Press Full Lease Wires VOL 185 No 237 SOUTH vier NAM in bloody fight up to 279 Reds Bombers hit positions MARKS BATTLE Cross marks location of clash between US Air Cavalrymen and Communist battalion Mon day six miles east of Cam bodian Border and about a dozen miles west of Plci Me IA DRANG VALLEY South Viet Nam bombers pounded rear positions of a North Vietnamese regiment Monday as two American infan try battalions continued to slug it out with the Communist ene my in heavy fighting near the Cambodian border Twobattalions of 1st Air Cav alry Divisions 7th an outfit that followed Gen George Custer into the Battle of the Little Big their own through 3 hours of attimcs savage fighting At least 129 enemy bodies were counted and as many as 150 more were believed to litter the battlefield in front of the American lines US casualties were termed moderate but it required more than a dozen helicopters to take out the American wounded Most of the dead still were in the battle zone It was too dan gerous for helicopters to fly ex cept on urgent missions The American troops cap tured from 60 to 70 automatic weapons of every kind during three major assaults by mem bers df the North Vietnamese 304th Division which infiltrated into South Viet Nam earlier this year The B52s hammered at an area of the more than two square miles where a main cle ment of the North Vietnamese force was believed located The US cavalry men pulled back before the air attack In earlier air action North Vietnamese gunners blasted one American A1E Skyraider out of the sky a US military spokes man reported The pilot was killed when the plane exploded near the battleground 200 miles north of Saigon in the central highlands Most of the US force was in side a narrow heavily wooded valley while North Vietnamese units held the high ground Sniper fire was intense dur ing the lulls between North Viet namese attacks American cas ualties mounted by the hour Three North Vietnamese bat 2000 engaging the US troops and it was possible that others were wailing farther bnck The fighting broke out Sun day afternoon after one bnltnl ion of the 1st Cavalrys 7lh Reg iment was lifted in for an as sault Another battalion was thrown into the battle today One battalion commander Lt Col Hal Moore of Bardstown Ky said Were expecting anything tonight We definitely hurt them today But iC you go to sleep for one minute around here you lose men One American company look VIET NAM Please Turn to Pago 2 Measure on Reds illegal WASHINGTON Iff TheSupreme Court Mon day declared unconstitutional a requirement that mem bers of the Communist party must register with the government The requirement is contained in a section of the 1950 Subversive Activities Control Act Justice William J Bren nan delivered the 80 deci sion The decision held that the acts requirement conflicts with a constitutional provision that nobody can be compelled to give evidence against himself in any criminal case The Communist party itself ried out his commits an forcible expulsion act of treason Few Rhodesians knew of the governors statement Govern ment censorship kept it out of the local papers and off the Rhodesian radio But the congregation at Salis burys Anglican Cathedral heard Bishop Cecil W Alderson declare that the seizure of inde pendence was wrong and illegal He said Christians should diso bey laws enacted by Smiths regime lo subvert the spirit of the displaced constitution which Smith threw out after his declaration of independence At the United Nations African members continued to demand that Britain use force against Smiths government but they were faced with the necessity of dropping this demand from the resolution they put before the Security Council The majority of the councils 11 members would not support the call for military action A rival British resolution calling for an arms embargo against Rhodesia also had no chance of adoption Inside The Globe Editorials Society news Se7 Sports North Iowa news 13 Latest markets H Mason Crty news 1415 Clear Lake news 17 Classified MINNESOTA DEATHS MINNEAPOLIS AP Six Minnesota traffic deaths Sunday raised the states 1965 toll to 716 That is 23 under a year ago now is on trial in US District Court here on charges of failure to register as a representatives of the Soviet Union Justice Department officials said this trial will continue while government lawyers study the courts opinion Specifically involved in Mon days decision were William Al bertson of Brooklyn NY and Roscoe Quincy Proctor of Oak land Calif The Subversive Ac tivities Control Board in 1962 or dered Albertson to register A similar order to Proctor was is sued in 1963 The Justice Department saic Proctor was a member of the Communist partys nationa committee and was on the New York State governing board The Communist party of New York expelled Albertson on July 7 1964 calling him a police agent He asked however tha the Supreme Court rule in his case as well as that of Proctor Albertson and Proctor ap pealed to the high tribunal after the US Court of Appeals here upheld the board orders They contended the individua registration requirement vio lates the Fifth Amendment priv ilege against selfincrimination and impinges on First Amend ment rights of freedom of be lief and association The Supreme Court was tok that outcome of the case wouk affect board orders against 34 other persons and seven simila cases pending at the boan level Justice Brennan said the risk of selfincrimination involved i individual registration are ob vious The requirement to fill ou and file a specified form he de clared is inconsistent with th protection of the selfincrimina tion clause of the Constitution Sheppard g ranted hearing WASHINGTON AP Dr Samuel H Sheppard former leveland osteopath was grant Monday a hearing on a new appeal to the Supreme Court rom his conviction and life sentence for the slaying of his irst wife Sheppard pressed in the new appeal a contention that public ty about his case made it im possible lo impanel a fair and mpartialjury The high tribunal in 1956 re used to review Sheppards trial and his unsuccessful appeals to Ohio state courts He then be gan habeas corpus proceedings n lower federal courts Losing n this move Sheppard again appealed to the Supreme Court His first wife Marilyn was pregnant when she was beaten o death in 1954 in their home Sheppard said she was killed by bushyhaired intruder A federal district judge in 1964 ordered Sheppards release rom prison on the ground he did not get a fair trial The US Circuit Court in Cincinnati over ruled the district judge but per mitted Sheppard to remain at liberty pending his appeal to the Supreme Court Earthquake in N Chile NEW YORK AP fairly strong earthquake 4400 miles from here probably in north ern recorded Mon day on the Fordham University seismograph The Rev Joseph Lynch direc tor of the universitys seismic observatory said the first shock was picked up at am the second at The distance was certain bu ihe direction not he reported United Fund drive to residences Tuesday A lighted porch light mass orientation on KGLO SAME DATE1H47W will bring one of 378 block work ers covering Mason City in the United Fund residential cam paign Conducted between and 8 pm the drive wili cover the 407 block areas in the city ac cording to Mrs Paul Espinosa Jr chairman The p o r c hight residential campaign is a final push to reach the United Fund goal set for this year As of Mon day 90 per cent or had been pledged Workers in the residential campaign are hoping to collect enough money to fill the 000 gap Mrs Espinosa said Monday morning 66 campaign workers met at the YWCA for orientation The actual kickof for the drive workers will he a TV at 5 pm Tuesday Executive Secretary Herber Bowe said that the intent of th esidential campaign is to reac reach all 9400 dwelling units i Mason City This is the only time tha many of our residents ar reached so they can pledge t United Fund he said an many others include the residen tial gift as part of their regula pledge Fear two ships in trouble near Japan TOKYO Japanese ships with a total of 81 aboard went silent Monday after send ing distress callsw hile sailing in stormy seas north of Japan the Maritime Safety Board re ported Astronauts hunt and one turns clown Four of the nations astronauts roamed through Nebraskas colorful Sand Hills Saturday taking part in the One Box Pheasant Hunt Wally Schirra second from right clowned a bit while Tom Stafford Tim Hattersley of Broken Bow Neil Armstrong Ralph Clark of Den ver and Donald Deke Slayton joined in the fun The team tied for third with two others in the an nual event each team is given one shells with Illinois winning Photofax box of 25 r Trace blackout cause WASHINGTON AP The massive power failure that ilacked out most of the North east last Tuesday was at ributed Monday to a broken re ay at Sir Adam Beck Plant No at Queenston Ont a part of he Ontario hydrogenerating ystem on the Niagara River This was reported by United itates and Canadian officials after nearly a week of inquiry into the cause of the failure that rolled over New York City much of New York State and New England In Toronto hydro chairman Ross Strike was most specific He said the failure was caused by a broken relay at the Sir Adam Beck Plant No 2 at Queenston Ont Strike told a news conference hydro was importing a total of 16 million kilowatts in power on the six lines going into the plant and the relay break caused all other relays to go out The 16 million kilowatts were thrown onto the US distribu tion facilities causing a very milljon payroll New plastics plant locating at Clinton CLINTON AP The Chemj plex Co a joint venture of the American Can Co of New York and Skelly Oil Co of Tulsa Okla Monday designated Clin ton as the site of a new multi milliondollar plastics and petrochemical plant Construction will start next year on a 200acre tract west of tiere between Highway 30 and the Chicago and North Western Railways main line The Clinton plant will employ 150 persons at the start and have an annual payroll in ex cess of million Plans for the new industrial plant were outlined for city offi cials at a briefing session Mon day Along with the announcement of the new plant was a request from American Can and Skelly Oil that the City Council set the date for a special election on is suance of million worth of industrial revenue bonds Under Iowa law municipal ties may issue such bonds for acquisition and development of industrial projects subject to a vote of the people Voters in Mount Pleasant Cresco Mal vern Lenox Glenwood and hariton have approved such projects tt is proposed to retire the bonds over a 25 year period with American Can and Skelly o pay rentals sufficient to cover he principal and interest build up and maintain reserves and pay for plant maintenance The city would pay out of rev enues from the industrial plant each year a sum equal to the amount of taxes levied in the political subdivision in which the plant would be located City Council members were told the annual payment of bond Claims Bundy asked to head Foundation NEW YORK AP John J McCloy chairman of the board of the Ford Foundation con firmed Monday that he ha asked presidential assistant Me George Bundy if he would be available for thep residency o the foundation next Jan 1 retirement and interest and the amounts which would be paid in ieu of taxes would be guaran eed by American Can and Skelly When the people of Clinton are presented with this oppor unity to guarantee the citys in dustrial future Mayor Harold Domsalla said I feel ccr ain they will approve the bone ssue by an almost unanimous vote The plant will built direct ly north of the Hawkeye Chemi cal Co a Skcllyowncd subsidi ary Don H Miller president o Skelly said major factors in the selection of Clinton included ex client transportation facilities proximity lo a growing market or plastics and petrochemicals adequate supplies of water for processing and cooling Missis sippi River transportation and an adequate labor supply William F May chairman and chief executive officer o American Can said Chemplex represents another step in the diversification programs of boll firms apid increase in frequency strike added He said this ripped safety equipment but all if it didnt work and the North eastern states and New York ity were most badly hit by this surge of power Chairman Joseph C Swidler 3f the Federal Power Commis ion said Monday that beginning f the power failure seems to lave occurred in the Ontario lydrogenerating plants on the Viagara River He said this resulted in najor inrush of power into the upstate New York systems There followed a series of ripouts of transmission lines ind generating plants of these ystems Swidler added His report was made in statement he said had been scnl Monday to the White House and 0 Secretary of Defense Rober S McNamara and Buford El ington director of the Office o Emergency Planning The series of tripouts Swidler said resulted in the transfer of a large block of load to the New England and south ern New York systems inciud ing the New York City system Swidler said that the commis sion is continuing its invcstiga tion of the reasons why the now r failure spread through so many northeastern power sys terns and will suggest meas urcs to minimize the possibility of a recurrence Condition of queen poor BRUSSELS condi tion of 89 year old dowager Queen Elisabeth of Belgium has deteriorated further her doctors announced Monday The doctors had reported an improvement in the queens cir culatory system last Thursday The queen suffered a serious heart attack 11 days ago Pliotofax WHERE BLACKOUT ORIGINATED This is an aerial view of the Sir Adam Beck No 2 gen erating station at Queenston Ont where a faulty relay was held responsible Monday for last weeks massive power blackout in eastern North America Accuse house painter of threatening Johnson ATLANTA AP A house painter is being held on a charge of threatening the life of Presidcnl Johnson Billy Ray PiirsJey 3 of Sum merville Ga was arrested Sun day by Secret Service agents on a warrant issued by a US com missioner at Concord NC Sat urday Pursley allegedly threat ened the President while buying a rifle in Charlotte NC last Thursday AG Vial of the Se cret Service said Pursley is married and the fa ther of a child Vial said that Pursley bought a rifle at a Charlotte discount house Nov H Witnesses to the purchase stated he threatened to use the rifle upon the Presi dent Vial said the man admitted buying the rifle but denied having made any threats North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and warmer Monday night lows In low 40s Partly cloudy and turning cooler Tuesday highs In up per 40s to low 50s Weather details Page 2 V r   

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