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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 23, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOMi IDITION fiflc a SectionsSection One MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 23 1WS Associated Kill I Lease Wires VOL 105 No 244 ureau okays route Would bring freeway here UMLINOTON FREEWAY SYSTEM ROUTES Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Society news 47 Sports 910 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Farm news IS North Iowa news 18 Disarming plan gets approval UNITED NATIONS NY United States Tuesday agreed lo enter into exploratory talks with key powers including Red China on plans for a World Disarmament Conference The US position was disclosed just before the UNs main political committee overwhelmingly ap proved plans for callingsuch a conference by 1967 This would be the first time that the United States and the Peking government took part in arms the Chinese Com munists agreed to participate Their position still was not cer tain The United Stales voted for the proposal and agreed totake part in the consultations but Ambassador Arthur J Goldberg reserved decision as to whether the United States would attend the world conference itself The vote on the AsianAfrican resolution was 910 with France abstaining and Nationalist China not taking part Goldberg indicated thaC the presence of the Peking govern ment in a disarmament confer ence would not bar US partici pation if there was any prospect that the meeting would be meaningful The decision on the ultimate US role he said would depend on the outcome of the prelimi nary planning Red Chinese participation in the proposed parley was placed in doubt Monday by Albania considered Pekings spokesman in the United Nations Albanian Ambassador Halim Budo told the committee that Communist China would shun any world arms conference held under UN auspices until it is given the seat held by Nation alist China in the world forum Anxious to head off such a re jection from Peking the spon sors of the resolution omitted any specific role for the United Nations in proposing arrange ments for the parley North Iowa Weather outlook Increasing cloudiness and warmer Tuesday night lows 2135 Wednesday mostly cloudy with chance of occa sional light showers in the north to thoSfe Muttt Weather detaih Pago 2 2000 Cong attack town SAIGON South Viet Namjmiles northwest of Hanoi and a district town on the central coast of South Viet Nam held out Tuesday against a force of about 2000 Viet Cong attacking it for the second day Five other government posts in the area were feared overrun by the Communists A government relief force was driven back and had to with draw after hard fighting a US military spokesman reported Reports Tuesday night said the town of Tuy An was quiet once more During the day the Communists reportedly had it cut off from the land side US Navy ships off the coast were reported trying to drive them off with artillery barrages and US planes also pounded the at tackers In theair war US Air Force jets braved heavy antiaircraft fire to destroy one Sovietsup plied missile site 34 miles north Kill Cong from 1000 yards off DA NANG Viet Nam A special team of US Marine Corps expert riflemen killed two Viet Cong Tuesday from a distance of more man 1000 yards a Marine spokesman announced The Marines set up rifle po sitions outside known Viet Cong bunkers in the HuePhu Bai sector north of Da Nang They fired when the two Viet Cong came out of their holes at dusk A third was reported wounded west of Hanoi Monday and to smash the vital radar equip ment at another surfacetoair missile installation 41 m i 1 e s north westof the North Vietnam ese capital a US spokesman reported They were the 16th and 17th missile sites attacked by US planes since July The spokes man said a missile was hit on its launching pad at the site 34 sheet of fire flashed across the site All the attacking planes re turned safely the spokesman added The Viet Cong struck early Monday against Tuy An two outposts and three militia posi tions Communications were lost with all the posts except Tuy An which is 15 miles north of Tuy Hoa the capital of Phu Yen Province and 250 miles north of Saigon A spotter plane found at least one of the militia positions over run and apparently in Viet Cong hands It was believed the oth er outlying posts met the same fate Several battalions of govern ment troops with armor were rushed north from Tuy Hoa About five miles from Tuy An they ran into a wall of Commu nist fire Despite air strikes and US naval fire the Viet Cong inten sified their attack and the re lief force withdrew with light to moderate casualties a spokes man said There was no word on the fate of US advisers with the force The relief force returned to Tuy Hoa about 1 am Communist losses were not known Elsewhejw on the central coast government forces combed the hills around the vil lage of Thach Tru 320 miles northeast of Saigon in search of more thart 1000 Viet Cong who attacked a battalion of South Vietnamese rangers there Mon day The rangers suffered heavy casualties and two American advisers were killed but Viet namese officers and other US advisers at Thach Tru estimat ed 300 Viet Cong were killed by Ihe rangers and by naval gun fire artillery and air attack Nine US Marines were be lieved to have drowned Monday when an amphibious tractor sank in a river near Da Nang 380 miles northeast of Saigon Six Marines were rescued Murray to ii seek GOP nomination AMES G Mur ray a professor of economics at Iowa State University Tues day announced plans to seek th Republican nomination for gov ernor in next years primarj election The 62yearold educator who was the GOP candidate for gov ernor in 1958 is the first mem ber of either party to announce publicly for the states top elec tive office Murray said he had requested a leave of absence from Iowa State University effective WILLIAM G MURRAY Enters race March 1 so that he could begin lis campaign Murray said he will resign two party positions the chair manship of Ideas For a Better Iowa a program to is sues for the 1966 campaign and he chairmanship of the Story bounty GOP Central Commit tee Murray indicated that educa ion particularly a strong jun ior college system would be one of the major points in his plat form He also listed tax reform governmental reorganization and the development of indus trial and recreational progra ms as other possible issues Dies of injuries suffered in crash OSKALOOSA Lee Ness 41 of Hedrick died Tues day ofinjuries suffered last Fri A Stale Highway Commission plan adopted Tuesday would bring a Cedar RapidsWaterloo freeway to Mason City at least by 1986 The report Is part of what is called the most comprehensive longrange study ever made in Iowa and on needs for a high capacity highway system out side the Interstate System It calls for 760 miles of freeways These would be built during a 15year period following com pletion of the Interstate System which is to be no later than 1972 The portion concerning Mason City would run from Waterloo to Garner by way of Waverly and Mason City This is part of an expressway route that would go from Iowa City north through Cedar Rapids to Waterloo and then on northwest Including connection from Iowa City lo the southeast through Burlington to Fort Madi son the route would serve inter regional traffic from St Louis to the Twin Cities the commission said However the study on whichj the report was based appar intly was made before the re ent decision to route Interstate 35 cast of Clear Lake That northsouth Interstate originally had been suggested on a route along Highway 69 near Gar ner Since the new 135 plan affects the estimated traffic volumes the commission said This re quires a new study as to the need of this section Waterloo Garner and its priority As listed in the present re port the section is No 6 in list of 12 sections into which the 760 miles of proposed Iowa free ways are divided Work on none of the sections would be anticipated until com pletion of the interstate system in Iowa The system originally was scheduled for completion in 1972 but there is reported to be feeling in Congress for a step up in construction which could make for earlier completion The cost of the WaterlooGar ner section is estimated at 322000 in construction Length is 918 miles The 1986 summer weekday traffic would be 6000 vehicles according to estimates now However this is the traf fic volume that is to be culated on the basis of effects hat the changed 135 route will1 lave It was calculated in the study hat the road users now spend annually driving the primary roads in the Waterloo Darner traffic corridor The reeway section would cost only 19178000 annually to drive providing the motorist a WO yearly saving according lo he report Construction cost for the en ire proposed 760 miles of free ways is estimated at 300 but the commissions fig ures indicate savings to road users in operating costs would ar exceed that figure during he life of the system j After 1986 motorists would iave a year in oper ating costs by using the new highways the study indicates In addition the commission stressed freeways hold a tre mendous advantage in tafety lino around the cast and south sides of Dos Moines The nearest section of the Sioux CityDubiique route to this area a segment from 135 lo Waterloo by way of Iowa Falls is No 4 on the priority list of a doYcn freeways Besides the freeways the plan calls for a system of supplemen tary expressways which would be nearly of the same caliber as the freeways Freeways as listed in Ihc re port are fourlane divided roads FREEWAYS Please Turn to Page 2 Final action taken Corridor by Clear Lake TROUBLE Trucks and cars tmoving westward along High way 3 west of Hampton are ap proaching a traffic trouble where the highway intersects with a county blacktop road known as Stev on North Iowa ens Street Road Hills hide the curve in the highway until the motorists are within 100 yards of it The X on the inserted diagram shows where the trucks and cars are located in relation with the curve day when his car missed a curve andhit a telephone pole Authorities said Ness who suffered a facial cut continued on his way after the accident and then walked home after the cars engine quit running He was admitted to the hospi tal Saturday Hedied of an ap parent head injury over regular highways an ad vantage difficult to measure in dollars The major eastwest freeway planned is one thai would run from Dubuque to Sioux City basically the present Highway 20 route At its eastern end it would meet a DavennortDu buque section Also in the plan is a freeway from Burlington to DCS Moines by way of Ottumwa and a belt New intersection to ease danger By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Jones antl Carl Condon probably will re lax j u s t a little if everything goes right Dec 3 Thats the day the new inter section of Highways 20 and 65 is scheduled to open for traffic north of Falls When the intersection it has been under construction since this it should help ease a traffic problem 17 miles away which Jones the Franklin County sheriff and Condon the highway patrolman i working out of Hampton have ibccn facing j The trouble spot is four miles west of Hampton at the inter section of Highway 3 and a county blacktop known as the Stevens Street Road Although that intersection al ways has been dangerous the clanger was compounded this year when the highway com mis sion made Highway 3 the detour route for the Highway 65 traffic plugged by the construction work north of Iowa Falls The problem was complicates when people soon found out that the Stevens Street Road pro Foil plot to throw acid in RFKs face RECIFE Braiil AP Bra zilian police say they have foiled a plot to throw acid in Sen Robert F Kennedys face Police arrested three students Monday night and sought two others Officials said the attack was planned for noon Tuesday dur ing a visit of the New York Democrat to the federal Uni versity of Pernambuco here The acidthrowing was to be a signal for antiUS demonstra tions throughout Latin America police said Kennedy and his wife Ethel are on a South American tour They arrived in this Brazilian port Monday night but rested after a heavy schedule and were not available for comment Kennedy brushed off Sunday an incident last week in Conccp cion Chile where Communist students shouted him down hurled eggs and spat on him I have met with students in Peru and Chile we had a nice time there he told a student group at Sao Paulo Local sources said many Peruvian and Bolivian students are studying in Recife under cultural exchange programs Police said those arrested were a Peruvian Jorge Enrique Vadiviesco Pernal and two Brazilians Maria do Carmo Barbosa and Enrique de Calval ho Matos The Kennedys were enthusi astically received in Salvador and Natal Monday the third day of their visit to Brazil and the second anniversary of Presi dent John F Kennedys assas sination The senator and his wife at tended a morning Mass in the centuriesold Sao Franpisco church then toured mudflat slums and the Dalva Matqs Foundation which cares for about 300 children most of them illegitimate Tears formed in Kennedys eyes when youngsters al the foundation sang God Bless America in Portuguese to the accompaniment of an outof tune piano The most important thing for President Kennedy was chil dren he told a group of slum youngsters If you think some thing of President Kennedy then the thing most important is lo go lo school as Jong as you can vicled a detour shortcut to Iowa Falls and back on Highway 65 Detour shortcuts are as com mon as detours but both Jones and Condon doubt that many such shortcuts have created as many traffic hazards as this one The problem really is with the intersection of the blacktop road and Highway 3 It is lo cated on a curve and if that isnt bad enough there are a few hills to add to the confu sion Traveling west on Highway 3 Ihe Scurvc in the highway first north and then back to the west can not be seen by the motorist until he is within a 100 yards of it To complicate mat ters even more t h c blacktop road comes into the highway from the west at the intersec tion and lo a motorist unfa miliar with Ihc situation it might appear that the highway actually continues westward ralher than aiming lo Ihc north Even lo motorists who travel the road every clay there are clangers especially lo those who want to lake Ihe blacktop road to Iowa Falls In order to get on the backlop from Highway 3 it is necessary to cross over FOCUS turn Page 2 AMES AP The US Bu reau of Public Roads has ap proved the plan adopted by the Iowa Highway Commission for routing Interstate 35 in northern Iowa The corridor as approved by the commission after a public hearing Sept 29 would run northeast from Williams to near Lalimer then due north be tween Clear Lake and Mason City to the Minnesota border Commission Chief Engineer L M Clauson said Tuesday he as informed of the bureaus iproval by Robert E Simpson Ames division engineer for ic federal agency The approval by Ihe federal ureau means that the commis on can now proceed with de ailed design plans on the proj ct This will be followedby ight of way purchase contract citing and construction Federal approval ends what ic Iowa State Highway Com mission has called one of the nost exhaustive studies ever made in locating a section of the interstate highway system Originally the highway com mission had given its approval 0 a route that would have fol lowed Highway 69 in Iowa then run on a diagonal in Minnesota to a control point below Albert Lea This was opposed in mid1763 by individual and groups in Ma son City who cited the criteria demanded in the National De fense and Interstate Highway Act in asking a restudy that would include a diagonal in owa In October 1963 the US Bu eau of Public Roads said it ould not approve the Highway 9 route and favored one that vould pass between Mason City nd Clear Lake because of the greater service it can render The highway commission an nounced on Dec 3 1963 that it had directed its engineers to study alternate routes for 135 through North Iowa Mason City representatives noted that this was all they had ever asked a full study of all possible routes The prolonged study resulted in the unanimous approval of the Mason CityClear Lake route by the Iowa State Highway Commission last Nov 10 This left only approval of the route by the US Bureau of Pub lic Roads That approval came Tuesday Battalion to leave W Ber Im BERLIN AP The U S Army announced Tuesday that it is withdrawing the extra infan try battalion stationed in Berlin since the Communists j built the Berlin Wall in 1961 The extra unit has been rotat ed every three months with a battalion from West Germany The Army said it will be with drawn in January The Army statement empha sized that the return of the ex tra battalion to its home unit in West Germany in no way alters the United States longstanding commitment to Berlin The rotating unit totals about 700 men Three other infantry battalions are regularly assigned to the Berlin brigade which with such support troops as ar tillery and armor normally to tals about 6000 men SAME DATE1H4TV   

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