Monday, January 10, 1966

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1966, Mason City, Iowa T T I T f The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION 10c a One MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 10 19M Associated full Lean Wlrei VOL IDS JM War stares at 89th Strike ataglance NEW YORK UP Status of the subway and bus strike DURATION In 10th day ON STRIKE 34400 employes repre sented by the Transport Workers Union and the Amalgamated Transit Union both AFLCIO TRAFFIC Heavy as new work week started after normal Sunday traffic with no bad tieups reported ECONOMIC COST Estimated mil lion a day NEGOTIATIONS Recessed shortly aft er 6 am following allnight session at City Hall ISSUES The unions last publicly stated was a million package over the term of a twoyear contract to include higher pay shorter hours and fringe benefits The Transit Authoritys last publicly announced of fer was million over two years Mediators say positions have narrowed considerably al though no new figures have been publicly stated See story on Page 2 Shastri Ayub in agreement TASHKENT USSR UP The leaders of India and Pakistan agreed Monday to withdraw troops from along their inflamed frontier and work for normal and peaceful relations once more Prime Minister L a 1 Bahadur Shastri of India and President Mohammed Ayub Khan of Pakistan sidestepped their quarrel over Kashmir and other ma Bombing decision needed Rivers calls for action WASHINGTON AP Chairman L Mendel Rivers of the House Armed Services Com mittee said Monday an early decision must be reached on ending the pause in bombing North Viet Nam targets Two key Republican congressmen agreed I dont see any reason to continue to keep giving them this respite said Rivers a South Carolina Democrat in an interview as the 89th Congress reconvened here Theyre not entitled to this holiday lor issues that have taken them to war twice in 17 years but signed a nine point Tashkent Declara tion aimed at lessening tension declaration represented a diplomatic victory for their host Soviet Premier Alexei N Kosygin who worked far into Sunday night to persuade his guests to end their weeklong conference on a positive note even if they couldnt agree on any major issues The troop withdrawal is to take place before Feb 25 with units on both sides pulling back to positions held prior to Aug 5 India claims that on Aug 5 Pakistan started sending infil trators into the section of Kash Violence erupts in Dominican SANTO DOMINGO Domini can Republic AP Commu nistled violence erupted in parts of downtown Santo Do mingo Monday One man was shot and reportedly seriously wounded after an incident in volving US paratroopers Most of the city was i There was no sign that a quiet gen eral strike called by leftwing held by India starting extremist unions was gaming mir fighting that led up to the three week war in September Future relations between In dia and Pakistan shall be based on the principle of nonin terference in the internal affairs of each other the declaration said Ayub and Shastri also agreed lo discourage propaganda against each others country and exchange high commission ers again returning diplomatic relations to normal The declaration said the two leaders realized that the inter ests of their people were not served by continued tension But it made clear that the chief cause of tension the dispute over Kashmir had not been solved The declaration said they had discussed Kashmir and each side set forth its position Shastri and Ayub also agreed to consider measures to restore economic trade and cultural relations and communications severed by them in September They also agreed to repatriate prisoners captured in the war Along with sidestepping Kashmir which Pakistan de manded be negotiated Ayub and Shastri also avoided men tion of the Indian proposal of a nowar pact The declaration said the two leaders reaffirm their obliga lion under the United Nations Charter not to have recourse to force and to settle their disputes through peaceful means Ayub had refused to sign a no widespread support A mob of young strike agita tors swinging down El Conde Street in the heart of the com mercial area tangled with US paratroopers who moved in to disperse them Agitators roamed various oth er streets setting fire to auto mobile tires and attempting to block traffic Some cars were stoned Short bursts of gunfire could be heard in other parts of the city The strike was to support the provisional governments order to oust Dominican military leaders but to oppose the same order removing rebel leaders In addition to labor and stu dent support the strike call was supported by the Marxist 14th of June movement and the Do minican Communist party US planes have not bombed North Viet Nam since before a 30hour Christmas truce as part of President Johnsons efforts to convince Hanoi of US sincerity in seeking a negotiated settle ment of the Vietnamese war Although he emphasized he supported the Presidents peace efforts Rivers said the Ameri can people want to win this thing or get out He added I feel that a few wellplaced bombs on military targets in North Viet Nam that have been heretofore spared undeservered sanctuaries in Hanoi Haiphong and other places would make North Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh reach an early decision The American people feel he has been given enough time Rivers said his committee would meet Tuesday to map plans for the new congressional session His views on resuming bomb ing of North Viet Nam similar to those expressed Saturday by the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Richard B Russell of Georgia were echoed in separate inter views by Rep Leslie C Arends of Illinois assistant house GOP Sen Bourke B of Iowa senior war pact unless issue was solved Even wringing the Kashmir a joint state ment from the two leaders was a success of sorts Until Sunday night there was no agreement on wording of a statement and both the Indian and Pakistani delegations were talking of going home without issuing any North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair and colder day nights Lows xero to I below Partly cloudy but not to cold Tuesday Highs in the 20s Weather details on Page 2 Rudd ham aids rescue of family RUDD Bud Ahrcns 28 a Rudd ham radio operator may have averted a Iragedy in North Dakota Sunday night He was broadcasting Sunday evening when his transmission was interrupted by an emer gency call Roger 0 Beck of Munich N D another ham op erator told Ahrcns he was stranded in a blizzard near the Canadian border at Egeland N D His family was in the car with him and the car had gone into a ditch His little girl had been hurt He asked Ahrens to try lo get help for him With the help of a long distance operator in Mason City Ahrens was able to get the town marshal ofCando ND There were no telephones in Egeland he said The Cando man said he would send im mediate aid to the family Ahrens said Monday morning while talking with a ham in Quincy 111 he learned that the Beck family had been res cued The little girl was not seriously injured The Quincy man said he had picked up the story while listening to a short wave police bulletin leader and Hickenlooper GOP member of the Senate For eign Relations Committee Theres a limit how long we can keep this up said Arends a senior member of Rivers committee Some decision is going to have to be made unless we can see some tangible re sults some willingness on their the Communists part to talk these things over Said Hickenlooper I dont see that the suspension has ac complished anything The only result has been that the other side has been able to collect their forces When the pressure is on theyre being hurt I think it is a mistake to stop the pres sure Two Democratic senators dis agreed Alaskas Ernest Gruening a leading critic of the Johnson ad ministrations policies in Viet Nam said I think the pause should continue I dont think there were any results from the bombing This has been at least as successful if not more so Were killing fewer people Thats an im provement he added Sen Frank Church of Idaho a Foreign Relations Committee member agreed with Gruening We have to wait and see what will happen he said Smith to speak at SCI CEDAR FALLS AP Stephen Smith 20yearold Uni versity of Iowa student awaiting judgment on a charge of burn ing his draft card will speak Wednesday night at the State College of Iowa Vietnamese jigsaw puzzle Tiny figures of South Vietnamese soldiers and a US L19 spotter plane break up a jigsaw landscape of flooded rice pad dies in South Viet Nams Qiuuig Njjai Province some 300 miles AP JliotoUx north of Saigon on the South China Sea coast The plane is on an observer mission in support of the troops advancing on an out post hat had been overrun by Viet Cong guerrillas Large force hunts Cong SAIGON South Viet Nam AP The largest US fighting force of the Vietnamese war demolished a honeycomb of Viet Cong fortifications on the edge of the Iron Triangle 25 miles northwest of Saigon Mon day but the Communists ducked the knockout punch Most of the guerrillas kept away from the US and Austra lian troops as they scorched the Communist stronghold on the third day of Operation Crimp Australians operating with the 1st Infantry Division and the 173rd Airborne Brigade uncov ered a big weapons cache left by the fleeing Communists The haul included 47 weapons five of them crewsize 114 grenades 15000 rounds of smallarms ammunition 58 heavymortar rounds 100 pounds of dynamite 20 tons of rice and a large store of medical supplies There were more than 8000 men in the Allied force but US military spokesmen reported only light contact with the ene my a regimentsized force thought to be holed up in the 12 square miles of jungle and marshland The spokesman reported 22 Viet Cong killed 38 captured and 269 suspects mostly women and children detained Allied casualties were light they said Elsewhere on the ground US spokesmen reported few con tacts with the enemy But the air warin the South continued unabated with 281 strike mis sions against Viet Cong targets by Air Force and carrier planes Four US planes were lost in the past 24 hours A Marine F4B Phantom jet crashed 15 miles southwest of Da Nang because of undeter mined causes The two crew men bailed out and were picked up by helicopter One man was wounded A C123 transport carrying fuel caught fire Sunday night after landing at Tay Ninh 55 miles northwest of Saigon The crew escaped unhurt but the plane was destroyed Another cargo plane a C130 Hercules crashed while landing on a mail run Sunday to An Khe 260 miles northeast of Sai gon The crewmen were unin jured and the soldiers mail was saved A singleseat Air Force plane crashed 5 miles north of Saigon As a helicopter lifted out the pilot by his gun belt it broke and he plunged into a riv er Apparently he was killed Spokesmen confirmed that ground fire had been responsi ble for two explosions that VIET NAM Please turn to Page 2 Making of fourstar general COLUMBIA SC goes into the making of a four star general The mother of Gen William C Westmoreland commander of US forces in Viet Nam says he was determined to win even as a boy and if he ever began a job he would finish it In an interview Mrs J R Westmoreland said her son al ways was a leader but woulc listen to the advice of those he Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Clear Lake news5 Society news 67 910 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 Classified pages U17 North Iowa news 18 respected He never rebellec about punishment I stressed obedience with my children she said If yoi dont learn lo obey you don get anywhere in life Mrs Westmoreland who wil be 80 in March said she want ed her son to be a physician even though he was alway playing soldier I thought hed be a good doc tor she said but he didn think so Mrs Westmoreland a widow still worries about her son Pholofax AS EAGLE William C Westmoreland commander of US forces in Viet Nam posed in his Eagle Scout uniform for a family album photo during his teens in Sparlanburg SC Hold building permit to Geriatric Center Congress faces big questions Viet Nam main issue By JACK BELL WASHINGTON AP Con gress began its 19GS session Monday and completed the traditiondictated first day of ousiness in an hour Ahead lie some hard billion dollar decisions on how much lo pump into the war in Viet Nam and how much to appro priate for President Johnsons Great Society program But opening day was brief Vice President Hubert H Humphrey called the Senate to order at noon the party lead ers Democrat Mike Mansfield of Montana and Republicn Ev erett M Dirksen of Illinois went to the White House to tell Johnson Congress was on the job again and a new member Sen Harry F Byrd Jr DVa was sworn in All this was accomplished in 15 minutes The Senate then quit until Wednesday when Johnson will provide the out lines of his foreign and do mestic programs for the new year in a stale of the union message The House was more deliber ate Democratic leader Carl Al bert of Oklahoma presiding in place of Speaker John W Mc Cormack DMass who Is homt for his brother Donalds funeral Tuesday brought the House to order at noon Two new members Reps Clarence Brown Jr ROhio and Thomas M Rees DCalif were sworn in Dirksen received a threefool bigh arrangement of red roses and pink carnations from Sen Margaret Chase Smith R Maine kissed her three times and was awarded a red rose for his lapel The floral of Youth said the 70yearold Re publican leader gives a radi ance to this day Johnson Humphrey and sev eral members of Congress be gan the day by attending serv ices at the National Presbyteri an Church Congress has a pretty good idaa what Johnson will ask this year but specifics await his State of the Union message Wednesday night It is then that the legislators may have a better idea how the Presidents peace offensive is progressing how much mon ey he wants immcdiatly to fi nance the what ef fect all this will have on his domestic program The agenda Monday included the swearing in of new mem F Byrd Jr in the Senate and Clarence Brown Jr and Thomas M Rees in the House A request for a building per mit to construct a sevenstory apartment building for elderly jersons al N Georgia has cen denied to the Good Shep icrci Geriatric Center Inc Officials of the organization lowcvcr Already are making plans for appeal to the Mason ity Board of Adjustment Henry Tagesen building in spector said Monday he denied a permit for the proposed 97 unil aparlment because it would violate three areas of the zoning ordinance The property which covers 29500 square feet is now in E apartment zoning I dont have any doubt that it will be board of approved appeals by the Tagesen said I had to deny the build ing permit because of two sec lions in the zoning ordinance The violations listed by Tagc sen arc H E I G H T The maximum height allowed in the apartment zone is three stories or 45 feel The request is for seven stories1 AREA The zoning ordinance equires 1000 square feet of ground for each apartment unit With the 29500 square feet ilanned Good Shepherd falls J4500 feel short of the required 94000 square feet PARKING The ordinance re quires one offstreet parking place for each apartment Blue prints submitted to the city show provisions for 40 parking spaces 54 fewer than the re quired 94 Tagesen said he had suggest ed to Good Shepherd officials that they apply for a change to G business before the Mason City Planning and Zoning Com mission If granted the heighl qualification would be met al though parking and area prob Icms would not change Tagesen said however lha members of the adjustment board lo whom he talked indi cated they would just as soon consider all fllrcc reasons for he denial rather than jus park ng and area Under city ordinance the Doard of adjustment could grant Jic building permit on the basis of cither hardship or specific cases where such variance will not be contrary to the pub ic interest James R Heiny attorney for Good Shepherd and a member of the organizations longrange planning committee said an ap peal of the refusal for the per mit will be made No date has been set yet he said No construction date for the apartment building has been set although Good Shepherd of ficials hope it can begin later this year Heiny said The starting date will depend in part on when the federal government approves a financ ing program Heiny said One of the prerequisilcs he added is BUILDING Please turn to 1 Byrd a Virginia Democrat it succeeding his father Harry F Byrd who has resigned Brown an Ohio Republican is suc ceeding his late father Clar ence Brown and Rees is taking the seat of Rep James Roose velt DCalif who resigned to join the US delegation to the United Nations Before the Senate convened the Democrats decided at a meeting to appoint the younger Byrd to two major committees Armed Services and Aeronauti cal and Space Sciences Sen Lee Metcalf DMont was awarded another plum appoint ment to the Finance Committee lalcly headed by the elder Byrd There is some doubt that in his message Wednesday John son will forecast what turn the Viet Nam war is expected to take SAME DATE1H516 i ti