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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Critical draft Smith lawyer Congress The ntwspoper that mokes all NortfcUi HOME EDITION One i MASON CITY TUESDAY Wiraa VOL DES Ah at torney for Stephen Smith Uni versity Iowa student who burned what he said was his draft card contended Monday that Congress had no right to iTJake burning the card illegal Craig T Sawyer assistant professor of law at Drake Uni versity who is defending Smith at the request of the Iowa Civil Liberties Union argued that the law is unconstitutional He said Sniith burned his draft card to communicate his views on US policy in Viet Nam and the law restricted his freedom of speech and peace able assembly granted in the First Amendment j He also said the maximum penalty of five years in prison and fine constitutes cruel and unusual punishment contra ry to the Eighth Amendment Sawyer said the law also De prives Smith of his right to due process of law granted in the Fifth Amendment 4 Smith had no intention of de stroying the Selective Service System or evading the draft and burning the card presented no clear and present danger to the United Stateshe said Besides the draft card was Smiths propertythe attorney said Sawyer requested a hearing on the motion for dismissal and filed another motion asking the governmentto allow Sniith and his attorney to examine the card Smith is accused of mutilating Dismissal of tax suit requested DBS MO1NES to deny and dismiss a suit filed by Mitchell County officials against the Iowa Tax Commis sion were filed in Polk County District Court Tuesday The motions were filed by Thomas W McKay assistant attorney general representing the commission at the opening of a hearing before Judge Dale lBtchellCounty hadtfiled Viet A renew raids if U S air war not successful i EDITORS NOTE lot of have fallen on North Viet Nam since the United States began raiding selected tar gets in the Communist country Has it deterred Hanois infiltra tion of the South How does it weigh in the scale of the Viet Nam war An AP reporter presents comprehensive balance sheet in the following article An AP News Analysis By FRED S HOFFMAN WASHINGTON On the basis of Pentagon stated objectives the US air war against North Viet Nam is far from a success after nearly 10 months Based on the same announced goals there are commission vfrohv in order requiring county to mehts property tax assess1 The commission had ordered 82 of Iowas 99 counties to make adjustments on their assess ments It gave the counties un til Dec 1to request hearings on the order Instead of a hearing by the commission Mitchell County filed suit asking the court to di rect the commission to hold the order in abeyance and to enjoin the commission from enforce ment of the order fc McKay in his motions said that by failure to requestja hear with the commission Mitch 611 County has not exhausted all remedies be fore1 taking the case to court and therefore should be dis missed Youth 16 is indicted NEW ORLEANS fed eral grand jury indicted honor student Thomas Robinson 16 Tuesday for piracy and intimi dation for his Nov 17 attempt to hijack a jetliner over the Gulf of Mexico The Brownsville Tex youth was indicted on three counts one of which carries a maximum penalty of death Robinson with a pistol in each hand and saying he wanted to some elements of failure These Views are the consensus in discussions with a wide range of qualified sources within arid outside the US government and are supported in a study of other information available government A main objective of the bomb ings which began last Feb 7 was to aut down the flow of North Vietnamese soldiers and supplies into South Viet Nam The evidence chiefly the gov ernments own figures shows that despiteheavy battle losses Communist forces in South Viet Nam are stronger in numbers than ever before And US offi cials believe the enemy has the capability of moving up to four more divisions into South Viet Nam over the next six months Another major announced goal of the bombing was to prod the North rVjetnamese into halt ing their support of the Red aggression in the South Hanois chiefs seem more defiant than Indications point to intensified US bombing in the North around the clock This probably will mean a marked the number of jet combat sorties now averag ing about 600 a week also undoubtedly will mean more US air losses So far 149 planes have been downed The bombing targets are like ly to remain essentially the same mostly bridges roads railroads and ferries along the lines of communication leading go to Cuba to aid antiCastro prisoners tried to take over the National Airlines plane shortly after it left New Orleans on a flight to Melbourne and Miami Fla More than a dozen top space officials were aboard Inside The Globe MASON CITYANS want pool and auditorium Page 16 through North Viet Nam Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara almost certainly would dispute any Conclusion that the limited air war has been a failure Authorities reflecting his views contend thabif it were not for the bombings infiltration of men and arms would have been far greater Critics in the armed services and in Congress do not complain that hammering at communica tions lines obviously iis not doing the job What they want is a wider ranging assault to knock out North Viet Nams ability to sus tain the aggression south of the 17th Parallel To win a war you have to destroy an enemy V will and his capacity to fight said one mil itary source Were not doing either in North Viet Nam Reports gleaned from diplo matic sources with contacts in Communist North Viet Nam are that the Communists can carry with considerable hardship Treated well as captives PHNOM PENH Cambodia American soldiers released by the Viet Cong said Tuesday they had been well treated during their two years of captivity Spec 5 Claude E McClure 25 of Chattanooga Tenn said his captors cared for his wounds shared their food with him and allowed him mail from his family and Red Cross pack ages Had it been the eminent I would have beetfvtor tured said McClure Sgt George E Smith of Ches ter W Va said he beieved his liberation was the direct result of protests in America against US in the Viet Nam war he Viet Cong in announcing their release Saturday said they were being freed to show good will toward Americans opposing the war The two soldiers appeared at a news conference arranged by the Cambodian information min ister They had crossed the bor der after their release and were Buildup by US certain A long war is forecast SAIGON South Viet Nam AP The Viet Cong returned to the attack Tuesday after a brief lull in heavy ground fight ing during Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamaras latest inspection ot the war zone Another major buildup of US and South Vietnamese forces seemed certain in the wake of McNamaras visit He left for Guam Monday night with a warning that Communist North Viet Nam had clearly decided to escalate the conflict He fore cast a long war Within Sours of McNamaras departure the 85000ton nu clearpowered aircraft carrier Enterprise left the Philippines to join units of the US 7th Fleet operating against the Commu nists in Viet Nam The Big E the worlds largest carrier was escorted on her first combat mission by the guidedmissile frigate Bainbridge also nti clearpowered In South Viet Nams central highlands a guerrilla battalion I apparently overwhelmed 200 government militiamen 15 miles east of An Khe headquarters of West Berlin residents line up in if rdntioif ice r the US 1st CavalryAirmobile in the Neukoelln district to apply for passes which will allow The Wall in East Berlin The permits wjll be given for two Division McNamara visited the them to pay Christmas visits The fight took place along the Mang River about 200 miles northeast of Saigon A govern Jment company went to the res cue of the beleaguered militia men radioed it had taken mod erete casualties and then went off the air US spokesmen said No American troops took part About 200 guerrillas attacked ja Vietnamese Special Forces camp and a nearby militia post 90 miles southwest of Saigon near the Cambodian borderin Phong Dinh Province The Com They wont to visit behind the wall new Youngsters discoverers McCLURE SMITH e7 North Iowa news Clear Lake Society Latest J Cy Comics Farm pages North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and locally ccrfder Toe day in Fair and warmer Wednesday in mid to upper Weather On Page 2 ut ho basic dislocation The US fighter bombers are estroying much in the target rea these reports say but the sforth Vietnamese are repairing icir roads patching up their ailroads fixing up damaged oiling stock and either bypass ng damaged bridges or getting hem into usable shape For the present US Air orce and Navy jets are barrec rom chopping at North Viet Yarns industry the irrigation ystem so vital to her food sup ply most of her power facilities nuch of her petroleum supply Hanoi North Viet Nams capi tar and seat of much of her in dustry and Haiphong chief por of entry for seaborne supplie From the Soviet Union are of limits US reconnaissance has spot ted a buildup of antiaircraft de tenses around both complexes which would raise the price to the United States if irtrike there American brought to the Cambodian cap ital Monday I have known both sides said Smith and the war in Viet Nam is of no interest to the nited States Smith asked about the morale the South Vietnamese govern ment troops said government ificers frequently ran away henever there was a fight Smith said he was returning ome so Americans can see he light about the war in Viet am Both soldiers said they expect d harassment when they got ome authorities ar careful to stress that this coun trjr never has given any assur ance that the industrial and port AIR WAR Please rurn Pete 1 r EDITORS This is the first in a series of articles on the modern mathematics method of teaching being used in all Mason City elementary and junior high schools for the first time this year By JAMES ROWENS Think urged the teacher We have to think so we can discover The brainwork was being urged on a group of youngsters most of whom were about 7 years old The place was a classroom in McKinley School with Mrs R W Cinder in charge The sub ject was mathematics taught by what is called the new JAMES R OWENS math or modern mathematics method The thing being discovered at the moment in Mrs Cinders room happened to be the rela tionship between some pairs of numbers on a chart But the teachers admonition could ap ply to just about any study in modern math Discover is the key word We try to guide the children so they can learn how to find the answers themselves said John Simpson principal of Mc Kinley School If they have fig ured out something for them selves theyre not going to lose it While the children may not lose their discoveries they can leave their parents feeling a bit lost in trying to understand what goes on in school Since this is the first year for systemwide use of the new method in Mason City elementary and junior high schools a special effort is being made to tell parents what mod ern math is all about A reference booklet prepared by Mason City schools for par ents use gives several reasons for using the modern approach One reason is the belief that the discovery method is the best way to remember ideas and to enjoy the work At least equally importantis the emphasis on the why of mathematical procedures In stead of simplylearning rules and tables basic principles are MATH Please Turn to Page 2 FBI informer talks of Klan MONTGOMERY Ala Rowe told the jury as he had Surgery for Barrys wife PHOENIX Ariz AP Barry Goldwater underwent sur ery Tuesday for a gential tu mor She Uter was said to be in good condition The operation in St Josephs Hospital lasted an hour and 40 minutes Her husband former Sen Bar ry Goldwater and their two daughters Mrs Thomas Ross and Mrs Richard Holt stood by during the operation A hospital spokesman refused to say whether or not the tumor was malignant Although hospital officials re fusedto disclose the surgeons name he was Dr Robert E Jones a prominent Phoenix ipe cialist in obstetrics and gynecol ogy An FBI informer told a federal court jury Tuesday that the Ku Klux Klan organization he joined as an undercover agent was dedicated to the preservation of white supremacy by whatever means necessary whether by bullets or ballots Moments earlier the former Birmingham bartender Gary Thomas Rowe Jrhad told of a Klanordercd visit to Montgom ery and Selma during the his Mrs Goldwater was admitted toric civil rights march last spring which ended in theslay ing of a Detroit Housewife Vi ola Gregg Liuzzo Three Clansmen Collie Le roy Wilkins Jr 22 of FairfieJd Ala and Eugene Thomas 42 and William Orville Eaton 41 both of Bessemer on trial on federal charges of con spiracy to violate the civil rights of American citizcns participat ing in the 50mile march from Selma to Montgomery Mrs Liuzzo the mother o five children and wife of An thony Liuzzo a Teamsters Un ion official was killed by a bul let through her head as she drove along US 80 in nearby Lowndes County last March 25 A young Negro sat in the front seat of the car with her to the hospital noon Monday after She had participated in the march hours earlier lone twice before in state court Wilkins fired a 38caliber hot which killed the civil rights worker Thetrio was indicted on state nurder charges in addition to he federal charge Only Wilkins las been tried in state court lowever and he was acquitted y an allwhite jury at nearby Hayneville Eaton and Thomas are sched uled to be tried on the murder ndictments next spring The federal indictment which carries a maximum of 10 years in prison and a fine of not mention the name of Mrs Liuzzo wife of Anthony Liuzzo a Teamsters Union offi cial The Klansmen are being tried in the court of US Dist Judge Frank Johnson Jr whose ruling last spring allowed the march to Montgomery on grounds that demonstrators had a right to protest in that form The government claims Mrs Liuzzos right of protest was violated In the integrated courtroom a jury of 12 white men and two alternate jurors a man and a woman listened to a string of government witnesses testify Photofax PRINCE PLAYS Charles oldest son of Queen Elizabeth II of England is shown during the dagger scene in Gordonstoun Schools production of Shakespeares Macbeth in which he played the title role The Queen and her husband Prince Philip joined other parents to see the final performancce Saturday in Gordonstoun Scotland Charged in death of baby FAIRFIELD second arsons College coed in two months Tuesday was charged in he death of a newborn baby She was identified as Marga ret T Hazelwood 18 a sopho more from Huntington NY Jefferson County Attorney Dick Madsen said Miss Hazel wood was charged with expo sure of a human body with in tent to conceal the fact of a childs birth and would be ar raigned as soon as her condition permits The babys body was found by a college employe Monday in a waste receptacle in a bathroom of the McDonald Quadrangle a womens dormitory on the cam pus Dr C F Watson county medical examiner said the ba by boy was dead on arrival at a doctors office It was the same dormitory two months ago that the body of a newborn baby was found in a trash can Phyllis George 18 of Cat lisle Pa is awaiting trial on a charge ol manslaughter in that death She is free on bond Madsen said the charge against Miss Hazelwood may be changed to manslaughter de pending on an autopsy report munists fired recoilless rifles and mortars for almost five hours US spokesmen reported 15 Viet Cong dead and light gov ernment casualties but no US dead or wounded A few miles away the Com munists released 24 captured government soldiers in what Saigon spokesman called a pe riodic move to undermine gov ernment morale Vietnamese military commanders fear these releases may encourage their troops to surrender rather than fight However in the bitter fighting northwest of Saigon on Satur day the Viet Cong machine gunned a number of Vietnamese troops who tried to surrender Theair war continued over the skies of North and South Viet Nam US spokesmen said Air Force and Navy jets battered bridges highways and suspect ed troop concentrations in the Communist North while two air wings flew 399 attacks against suspected Viet Cong targets in the South More than 200 struc tures were including destroyed fortifications within South Viet Nam the spokesmen re ported B52 bombers from Guam un leased their heavy explosives on three suspected Viet Cong camps in Binh Duong Province 40 miles northwest of Saigon Results of the strike were not announced The target of the raid was a 2000man Communist force that knocked out South Viet Nams 7th Army Regiment in a savage rubber plantation battle Satur day Allied troops futilely combed the plantation area biit the Communists apparently had pulled out after inflicting one of the major defeats of the war on the South Vietnamese SAM IBtack Mnmt   

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