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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes alt North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION 10c a One MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DECEMBER 9 1HS Associated Full Wltei VOL 10S No 751 Soviets in shakeup Podgorny replaces Mikoyan Boost Shelepin MOSCOW AP Amajor shuffle in the Soviet high com mand Thursday assigned Alex ander N Shelepin to an influ ential job at the top level of the Communist party and boosted Nikolai V Podgorny into the presidency Podgorny 62 who has been No 2 man in the party as one of its secretaries and a member of the ruling party presidium replaces Anastas I Mikoyan a mcber of the top Soviet com mand for 40 years At 70 Mi koyan said an operation three years ago had made it difficult for him to fulfill the demands of the pdesidency This is a Iragc ly ceremonial post Shelepin 47 was relieved as deputy premier and head of the committee for party and stale control Communist sources in dicated he would lake the No 2 post formerly held by Pod gorny This job is second to Leonid 1 Brezhnev chief of the secretariat the most powerful unit in the Soviet Union There was no change in the two top posts Brezhnev as first secretary of the party and Alexei N Kosygir as premier They suggested the changes and they were approved by the Supreme Soviet the parliament Bolh Podgorny and Mikoyan remained members of Ihe 12 man party presidium which makes the policy executed by the party secretarial Mikoyan also was elected fol lowing his resignation from the presidency to a Supreme Soviet role corresponding to one of many parliamentary vice pres idents Mikoyan who marked his 70lh birthday Nov 25 was the last of the Old Bolsheviks in the up per readies of the Soviet party and government He was a rev olutionary in the Caucasus as a young man at the lime of Ihe great Russian upheavals toward the end of World War 1 A nimblewilled Armenian NIKOLAI PODGORNY ANASTAS MIKOYAN RESIGNED PRESIDENT AND SUCCESSOR I Mikoyan resigned Thursday as presi dent of the Soviet Union Nikolai V Podgorny was nominated by Leonid I Brezhnev Soviet Commu nist Party chief to succeed Mikoyan and the Su preme Soviet Russias Parliament agreed unani mously Kingsized fight in Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam A searchand destroy mission by South Vietnamese troops in trie coastal rice paddies of central Viet Nam exploded into a swirling kingsized battle with a hardcore Viet Cong regiment Thursday Heavy casualties on both sides bloodied the low lands as US artillery and jets joined the savage fight to dislodgethe Strong Communist forces from positions halfway between the two big US Marine beachheads in South Viet Nam LBJ asks labor to hold line JOHNSON CITY Tex AP President Johnson asked organ ized labor Thursday to help maintain a stable economy un der the governments guidelines for wageprice restraints Johnson agreed to speak by telephone late in the day to the AFLCfOs biennial convention in San Francisco A week ago the Presidenl voiced an appeal for voluntary economic stability in a tele phone speech to members of the Business Council meeting in Washington Mounting spending for the war in Viet Nam has caused Story on labor convention All reports indicated the hit run Viet Cong had turned the fight into a prestige battle for ground they have zealously de fended for years AUS Army spokesman said of the Communists They are in fact fighting for their homes These are real hard core The action developed 15 miles north of the seaside town 61 Tarn Ky in the same area where Ihe Viel Cong nearly an nihilated a crack government ranger battalion Wednesday Two US advisers were killed and four others are missing a spokesman said Although the battleground lies halfway belween the Marine page 2 Propose appeal to end war LONDON Thurs ay proposed a 12nation appeal o Communist North Viet Nam o quit fighting and negotiate a jeace The ained British move was con in a draft message sent o the Soviet government It called upon the Russians to oin in signing and circulating he message among the nine bases at Chu Lai 330 mile northeast of Saigon and Da Nang 50 miles farther north US ground forces so far were kept out of the fighting The skies cleared and US aerial might was turned loos again on Viet Cong targets American airmen dropped 206 tons of bombs including 3000 pounders on the Communis North and flew 397 sortie against suspected Viet Con hideouts in the South A C130 Hercules transpo crashed and burned taking ot from Chu Lai air field Wednes day night killing one America and injuring three Vietnames military passengers Five crew men and another passenger e caped injury Spokesmen sai the cause of the crash was u known On the ground small Viet Cong units made a number of probes nearSaigon They fired on five Vietnamese outposts from 10 to 15 miles southwest of the capital inflicting moderate casualties and briefly captured VIET NAM turn to 37 North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly clwwdy through Fri day with fog and drink Italy Thursday mfM and Friday fortnoon A ItttW warmer Thursday night variable wwi middto Hfeh Friday in Waathor On Pago 5 countries which attended the 954 Indochinese peace parley and the Indian Canadian and 3olish governments which form he Viet Nam Control Commis sion In the message the British government accused the North Vietnamese of stepping up in eryention in South Viet Nam The British charged too that concern in some quarters abou possible inflation Johnson told the busings leaders he expects record pro perity without inflation in 1966 But he called for wagepric restraint The President is nearing the end of a recuperative stay at his ranch home 65 miles west of White House press headquarters here Press secretary Bill D Moyers said Johnson probably would fly back lo Washington Sunday night Johnson will meet there next Tuesday and Wednesday with President Mohammed Ayub Khan of Pakistan And he may remain in the capital for later conferences with Prime Minis ter Harold Wilson of Great Brit ain and Chancellor Ludwig Er hard of West Germany Secretary of Agriculture Or ville L Freeman and about a dozen other top officials will meet at the ranch Friday for budget conferences with John son Among the visitors will be Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff originally scheduled to see the Presiden Saturday North Viet Nam also has lately oeen speeding and increasing the flow ol military equipment and men southward to aidthe Communistled Viet Cong forces A third accusation in the Brit ish message said North Viet namese forces on a constant ly expanding scale are violat ing the neutrality and territorial integrity of Laos Britain and the Soviet Union ere cochairmen of the 1954 onference in Geneva and the ritish message was sent to ussians as a counter proposal i a parallel Moscow move imed against t h e United tales Soviet assent seemed improb ble Small groups of Russians are looding the US Embassy in Moscow with resolutions protest ng the war in Viet Nam Blood for fighting men Over 400 of the 700 Parsons College students registering have donated blood to be made available to US Armed Forces in Viet Nam Being processed 18 at atime in FryThomas Fielcl Pliotofav house in Failfield the students said this was the least they could do to support our troops and US policy in Viet Nam The two day bleedin ended Thursday with a genius for staying out of trouble Mikoyan survived Stalin purges and innumerable shake ups He came close to the top of the hierarchy but never seemed lo aspire for the top post Evidently he played a sig nificant part last year in the overthrow of Nikita S Khrush chev Mikoyans retirement had been rumored for some time Podgorny a powerful Ukrani an leaves an influential post in the ruling party presidium and secretarial to step into the chairmanship of the Supreme Soviet or presidency Podgornys career has been associated wilh engineering largely in agricul ture He worked many years at ALEXANDER SHELEPIN To post jarty duties in the Soviet Jkraine and rose under Khrushchev to eminence in the arty leadership The unit which Shelepin head d for the past three years the Committee for Parly and State Control was changed to the Commillee of Peoples Control The Supreme Soviet was told that the change in the powerful organization which supervises application of party orders by Soviet government units would increase the role of the common people The chairman oE the new com mittee is Pavel Kovanov Gromyko Viet war hurts UN Cheer Funds goal ITHOUT the gencrsimply because donations ap till Blackman wont take Iowa job NEW YORK AP Bob Blackman announced Thursday he would stay on as Dart mouths football coach and turn down the offer he had received lo coach at the University of Iowa Blackman made his decision public at a luncheon where he received Ihe Lambert Trophy given to Dartmouth as the Easts top team It was the toughest decision I ever made he said I mus have changed my mind hundred times osity and coop eration of the peo ple of Mason Cily and surrounding area there would be no Christmas Cheer Fund This was true in 1925 when the idea was suggested by he GlobeGazettes late pub isher Lee P Loomis and is iqually Irue today as the 41st mnual appeal is launched Once again we are asking your suppert in a rewarding as signment during the holiday thisa merrier Christmas for those less fortu nate The goal will 3ear to be there for the asking Miss Bruce said That Mason Cityans and their friends are not content to mere y meet the goal but always exceed it is testimonial enough to their generosity Lasl years total cash giving was just about what actually was spent to assist those families beset by sick ness unemployment emotional troubles and The Cheer Fund goes farther Illness strikes dormitory at U AP Eight Iowa students infirmary beds and at 70 others had been seen IOWA CITY University of were leasl in last year and be the same several before Miss Doris Bruce executive secretary o f Family Service administers the two minds about Inc which fund is of standing pat with the goal Our needs actually are some what higher than this But so many persons have commented that they appreciate the fact that we do not escalade the goal than just Christmas however Our aim is lasting solutions lo the problems and we will be working with them throughout the year Miss Bruce added Money raised in this annual effort comes from generous adults boys and girls business es school classes clubs lodges and other organizations No gift is loo large or loo small They may be brought to the GlobeGazette office at 300 N Washington or mailed to Christmas Cheer GlobeGazette Bex 271 Mason City Iowa 50402 250 Inside The Globe BUCHVVALD column Page 9 RUSSIANS building anti US propaganda cam paign Page 22 will be listed each day the name and amount gifts with Donors may use initials or re main anon ymous wilh a designation such as A Friend The initial donations will be I listed in the next edition of the by infirmary staff members Thursday in an outbreak of what university authorities called a gastrointestinal illness Eslimales of the lotal num ber affecled ranged up to 200 T M Rehder director of dormitories and dining services said tests to determine the cause of the outbreak were being con ducted by Prof Franklin Kil patrick director of Ihe preven tive medicine and environment al health inspection service which regularly inspects uni versity food service operations Dr Chester I Miller director of student health service said the illness appeared lo be a virus infeclion producing nausea diarrhea and vomiting about 48 hours after exposure He said it is transmitted easily from one person to another Several cases are seen each year and there is a predictable upsurge after Thanksgiving hol studcnts under trcatmcnl live in dormitories and five are from off the campus At Ames Dr Gail Profitt director of the Iowa Stale Uni versity Hospital said a larger than usual number of ISU stud ents were appearing wilh simi However Ihe as large as at Unless otherwise spcci f i c d GlobeGazette idays Dr He said Miller said three of the eight lar symptoms number was nol Iowa Report first space sneeze SPACE CENTER Houston Tex think you have a space first sneeze in space Houston control told the tracking ship Coastal Sentry in Ihe Atlantic Wednesday Frank Borman command pi lot aboard the orbiting Gemini 7 spacecraft had just given the ship a report tHat was punctu ated by several sneezes The tracking ship said Ihere were Ihrcc or four sneezes Borman if he heard had no comment GT6 launch scheduled for Sunday morning SPACE CENTER Houston Frank Bor man and James Lovell jockeyed the Gemini 7 space ship into a circular course Thursday and the stage was set for Sundays historic of two or biting craft Shortly after passing over the Australian tracking station in the 75th revolution of the Gemini 7 endurance mission Borman fired jet thrusters that hauled the spacecraft out of an elliptical orbit that had ranged from 146 to 196 miles high Borman completed theadjust ment 43 minutes later by fir ing his aft rockets during the 76th orbit near Antigua Gemini 7 began its 75th orbit at pm CST The new circular pattern 185 miles out was the desired level for the rendezvous with the Gemini 6 spaceship The Gemini 6 launch crew re ceived orders Thursday to pre pare for a Sunday morning fir ing and completion of the first US space rendezvous one day ahead of schedule Preparations at Cape Kennedy were 24 hours ahead for the blastoff of a Titan 2 rocket which will propel Gemini S in pursuit of Borman and Lovell in the Gemini 7 spaceship The two spacecraft will meet in the sky if there are no hitch es and complete a space first by flying in formation Other than a few sneezes by Borman there were no prob lems aboard the Gemini 7 which was hurtling along to ward a 14day endurance rec ord Borman and Lovell informed of the rapid progress made by the Gemini 6 rocket and space craft crews expressed their pleasure Were going to send another one your way pretty soon flight controller Eugene Kranz told Ihem Wednesday Great replied Borman Flight director Christopher C Kraft Jr said he preferred going Sunday if possible be cause the earlier we go the bet ter chance we have of achieving the rendezvous wilh Gemini 7 The longer 7 is in the air the better the chance for something lo go wrong The Gemini 6 astronauls Navy Capl Waller M Schirra Jr and Air Force Maj Thomas P Stafford are lo chase Gemini 7 and Iry lo maneuver wilhin a few feet perhaps a few inches Success would be a historic space feat that would shove the Unilcd Slates past a significant milestone on the road to the moon The spaceships are lo fly in formation at 17500 miles per hour for about six hours Gemi ni 6 is to slay in space only one or Uvo days depending on when rendezvous is completed Gemi ni 7 will return to earth Dec 18 Two or three sneezes by Bor man before he went to sleep Wednesday night were the only upsclling fealurc of Ihe other wise flawless flight While talking to a tracking GEMINI turn to 1 MOSCOW AP Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko charged Thursday the sharp ening of Ihe international situ ation caused by the United States aggression in Viet Nam las had a serious effect on the atmosphere of the current United Nations assembly ses sion He also reaffirmed Soviet pledges to give all necessary de fensive mililary aid lo Commu nist North Viet Nam Gromyko was speaking in Ihe Supreme Soviet Russias parlia ment taking the rare step of answering written questions from the floor He said the Soviet position on Viet Nam is well known to US officials and was stated many times by Gromyko to US Sec retary of State Dean Rusk Ihis fall in meelings in New York This position Gromyko said completely supports the Hanoi peace formula which includes among other demands a full withdrawal of American troops from Viet Nam Crash kills 67 persons RANGOON Burma AP The RangoonMandalay Express crashed headon into a freight train 165 miles north of Ran goon Thursday killing 67 per sons and injuring more than 100 railway officials announced It was Burmas worst rail dis aster Many of the dead were women and children The express was travelingat high speed when it hit the freight at Toungoo Junction The passenger trains cliescl engine and the first five coaches were telescoped crushing passengers to death SAME
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