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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1966, Mason City, Iowa                                Luna radio dies MOSCOW Lima 9 the Soviet moon probe used up nearly all its remaining electri cal energy with a twohour ra dio transmission of data and pictures of the moons surface Sunday night the Soviet news agency Tass announced Monday Further radio communica tions with Luna 9 will be dis continued Tass said Earlier prior to reception of the transmissions Sunday night the Russians said their moon rocket had fulfilled its mission However Tass said Luna 9 still had a certain amount of power left in excess of the rated level and an additional two hours of communications were received beginning at pm pm CST Sunday During this transmission pe riod Tass said telemetric in formation on the functioning of the probes systems its temper ature regime and repeated tele vision pictures of certain patches The newspaper that makes all North lowcms neighbors HOME EDITION OOc One MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 7 AMoclatedPreu Jull Ltam WlrM VOL ItS 310 of the lunar ceived from Luna 9 Two of the pictures and panorama were re part Seize Commie territory Push civilian plans for Viet HONOLULU ff President Johnson swung into talks Monday with top leaders of South Viet Nam after taking a standandfight stance in a sharp reply to of a third were intercepted by Britains Jodrell Bank radio ob servatory which said the photos were not as good ES earlier ones and the moon probes transmit ters were down to half strength Sir Bernard Lovell director of Jodrell Bank said the observa tory would train its huge radio telescope on the moon when it rises over Britain tonight in case Luna 9 was still broad casting But he said he thought any signals picked up would be the last from the first earth ob ject to land undamaged on the moon Tass said that since Luna 9 made its historic landing on Thursday Russian scientists have had seven radio communi cation periods with the moon rocket totaling eight hours and five minutes The unique television imag es of the lunar surface and the critics at home US officials said civilian programs would be em phasized during the historic strategy conference that winds up Tuesday However Johnson and his visitors stressed military determi nation in public statements Johnson welcoming the Viet namese with martial honors Sunday night said the United States must stand firm against Hanoi and the Viet Cong guer rillas or we will have to fight again some place else at what cost no one knows Nguyen Van Thieu South Viet Nams head of state responded Bombing to break level of Korea HONOLULU AP Bombing in store for the Communists in North Viet Nam and South Viet Nam this month will far out strip the intensity of such US attacks on Red enemies in the Korean War high US officials said Monday They bombs said the planned to tonnage of be dropped on Communist positions and forces for total Flurry of bets on getting to the moon LONDON One of Brit ains biggest bookmakers re ported a flurry of bets Mon day on man getting to the moon Ladbrokes took one bet of 400 pounds at 6 to 4 odds against a man being landed on the moon before Dec 31 1970 Other man on the moon bets and odds quoted were 1001 against landing during 1966 201 against landing in tie this 1967 101 against 1968 81 The officials against 1969 and 61 against proportion of 1970 all of February times that of month in the Korean War will any Also they said the number of sorties in prospect for Feb ruary will be 50 per cent high er than in any month of the Korean War They cited these details in apparent reply to critics who contend that air operations against North Viet Nam should be bigger and more damaging These officials contended that bombing in this war is of sec ondary importance We must show the Viet Cong they cant win in the South one official said If we cant no amount of bombing will set said the that the bombing Your words have gone beyond the usual welcoming address for they told Viet Nam and the world of a renewed and much stronger determination on the part of the United States to draw a line and stop Communist aggression in Viet Nam and now Johnson in greeting Thieu and Premier Nguyen Cao Ky at airport ceremonies voiced scorn for special pleaders who counsel retreat in Viet Nam They belong to a group that has always been blind to experi ence and deaf to hope John son said The President argued that it is as important now to resist communismin Viet Nam as il was to oppose it in Europe after World War II Our stand must be as firm as ever he said Thieu was reported deter mined to argue here for a hard line military policyincluding intensified direct moves against North Viet Nam He revised his arrival speech en route from Saigon after getting advance scientific information received from the probe will be studied and analyzed the Soviet agen cy said The results of this study will be published in the press The Russians said earlier that Luna 9 was an airtight contain er with builtin power There was no indication that it had solar batteries which the sun could recharge for extended picturetaking and transmission Luna 9 resumed broadcasting Sunday after Soviet authorities said the final radio session had ended at pm CST Satur day and that the planned pro gram of lunar research by means of the automatic station Luna 9 has been fulfilled Moscow television released a third picture showinga rocky area north of Luna 9 and two sections of the spacecraft itself A broadcasting official said more photos probably would be shown on television The unmanned space probe against the Communist forces in South Viet Nam is between four and five to one over such operations in the North They said the United States has unlimited capabilities to hit the North but that we could quadruple our operations in the North and it would not have the desired effect of ending the Communist in urgency in the began sending closeup shots of the lavalike landscape after making historys first soft land ing en the moon Thursday The British who have released sev en intercepted photos got a one day jump on the Russians by showing the first ones Friday As Soviet scientists studied the pictures Dr Nikolai P Bar abashov said they prove be yond doubt that the upper layer of luna soil is a spongelike rorghlextured mass scattered with individual sharpedged fragments of various size South While comparing this months air war level with that of the Korean War officials did not furnish any hard statistics on actual bomb tonnages or num bers of sorties Recon jet shot down over China TOKYO AP A US pilot less highaltitude reconnaissance military plane was shot down Monday by a Communist Chi word of what Johnson planned to say Ever since the hasty launch ing of the policy conference with a presidential announcement Friday American officials had intended the meetings to center around plans to improve and expand the social and economic progress of the Saigon govern ment They said no important mili tary decisions would be worked Since 7954 it was Red area SAIGON if US cavalrymen and Marines and South Vietnamese troops swept into An Lao Valley Monday night seizing territory held by the Commu nists since 1954 The Allied force met only sporadic resistance The joint maneuver came after a dramatic linkup of US Marines and 1st Air Cavalry Division troops 18 miles north of Bong Son Interest on FHA loans is boosted WASHINGTON AP The Federal Housing Administration boosted by onefourth of one per cent Monday the interest charge on home loans This brings the cost of bor rowing to 6 per cent The agency which insures loans by private institutions said earlier that a rate increase was made inevitable by the rise in interest rate generally since the Federal Reserve Board in creased the discount rate from 4 per cent to per cent in December Unaffected by Mondays ac tion are the nearly 4 million out standing FHA loans which will continue to bear interest at the rate agreed to when the loans were made The increase will not apply to FHAs multifamily housing programs and the new land insurance program Cold Ward bill is given OK b House on the central coastal plains 300 miles northeast of Sai gon The operation was launched in hopes of trapping a large force of North Vietnamese reg ulars and hardcore Viet Cong But by nightfall the US and South Vietnamese made no ma jor contact The Marines came into the valley in helicopters while the cavalry troops came down rough slopes to establish camps on the valley floor While the cavalrymen searched the area to no avail the Marines set up a security perimeter for the night One cavalry battalion cap tured 14 Viet Cong and a few weapons in a brief firefight in the eastern hills of the valley On the western slopesanother A double take Ben like this Frommer and on the set of a his English Hollywood bulldog looked film production Photofav as evidence that after a while pets and owners not only act alike but look alike nese air unit over the southwest mainland close to North Viet Nam the New China News Agency NCNA reported Defense Minister Lin Piao of Communist China said it was an American aircraft in an or der issued to commend the Chi nese air force unit the agency said in a broadcast monitored here Earlier North Viet Nam claimed it shot down a US plane over its territory and cap tured its pilot out The roster of conferees from both countries was heavy with experts anxious to press for po litical and social progress in Viet Nam with the aim of strengthening the appeal of the government there However there were indica tions at least in huddles among American officials that future military policy would get a full hearing Gen William C Westmore land the U S commander in Viet Nam conferred at length with the President and indicated at a news conference that he wants more U S troops sent to Viet Nam to invade Communist strongholds and shatter the ene mys main force elements estimated at about 77000 men Asked how many additional troops he thought he would need the U S military chief in Viet Nam replied This is a matter I look forward to dis cussing with Secretary McNa mara during the coming days This is a matter under constant study Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara is one of four Cabinet officers taking part in he meeting Dog may be your double LOS ANGELES is said that somewhere in this wide wide world everybody has a double If youre a dog and havent spotted your double yet take a good look at your master or mistress Startling isnt it It has long been believed that masters and mistresses tend to take on the personalities of their pats or maybe its vice versa Monday came evidence that after a while pets and owners not only act alike they look alike Five examples turned up on the set of a Walt Disney produc tion The Ugly Dachshund There were Joan Weinstein and her Afghan Winnie McCar thy and her poodle Theresa Courtland and her Basset hound Ben Frommer and his bulldog Sam Harris and his schnauzer If shuffled like a deck of cards the five owners and their pets could be repaired by the most casual observer Joan and the Afghan had wideeyed faces framed by cas cades of hair Theresa and the Basset hound shared a worn relaxed look Winnie and the poodle were slim and alert with teased hair Frommer and the bulldog could have passed for twin middleaged football tack les Harris and the schnauzer bore the most striking resemblance of bushy brows goatees and white side whiskers WASHINGTON The House overwhelmingly passed and re turned to the Senate Monday a bill providing education home loan and other benefits for per sons with more than 180 days of active military service since Jan 31 1955 The Senate which had passed a more extensive measure last year was expected to accept the House changes and send the bill to President Johnson battalion wounded and captured a lone Communist guerrilla The Marines and cavarlymeh have been closing a net around the An Lao area for the past several days They linked up during the weekend After morning fog and rain helicopterequipped First Caval ry drew the assignment of scour ing the An Lao Alley South Viet namese troops tried to pene trate the valley 15 months ago and failed Only scattered fire from small arms and automatic weapons came from the Communists at the onset One Viet Cong was reported killed and 14 captured stakes sharpened bamboo poles concealed in the ground caused some injuries among the American cavalrymen Theskies cleared late Sunday over North Viet Nam and U S Air Force jets penetrated 360 miles above the border to hit the old French fortress of Dien Bien Phu on the eve of the start of the American air attacks a year ago US spokesmen re ported 750pound bombs left the airport runway heavily cra tered IN TOMORROWS GLOBE A colorful pic ture of a napalm strike in Viet Nam will be in the next editions of the GlobeGazette This picture was made by Pulitzer Prizewinning Associated Press photographer Horst Faas Plane with 33 missing NEW DELHI India AP An Indian Airlines propjet air liner with 33 passengers anc crew of four aboard was reuorl cd missing Monday en route t New Delhi from Srinagar in th Kashmir Valley Airline officials said the twin engine plane was hours overdu and presumed down Civil an military aircraft weri search ing for it An airlines spokesman sai the passengers were believed I be German Swedish and India nationals PET PERSONALITIES These two people and their dogs appeared on a Hollywood film set as evidence that animal owners tend to take on the personalities of their pets or maybe its Photofax vice versa Theresa Courtland and her basset hound shared a worn relaxed look while Joan Weinstein and her afghan had wideeyed faces framed by cascades of hair The only d i s s a tisfaction voiced during the brief House debate was from some mem bers who thought the bill was not liberal enough Rep John P Saylor RPa called it a disgrace while Rep Paul Fino RNY said the government owed its fight ing men much morethan we are giving them here Known as the Cold War GI Bill it was passed under pro cedure requiring a twothirds vote All contracts would expire at same time DETROIT Un ion President James R Hoffa has advocated a common ex piration date for all union con tracts in each American city and for union contracts in allied industries across the nation Hoffa told the 13slate Teanv sters Contral Conference in De troit Saturday that ouch a poll cy has been discussed with oth er major unions He said the move would make possible massive strikes of th kind that can take place in oth er nations Hoffa did not suggest that ev cry union contract in the Unitec States expire on one date H also did not specify where h would draw the line on whic contracts he felt should not ex pire on a common date However Hoffa said conccr1 ed action will be necessary be cause of recent decisions of th National Labor Relations Boar and the US Supreme Court Common expiration date would allow unions to get awa from the danger of b e i n charged with secondary boy cotts and would make strike more effective he added A The jets also hit a barracks and storage area and destroyed 12 buildings a spokesman said Sixty per cent of the military complex at the base was report ed knocked out Other Air Force planes hit two bridges three main high ways and storage areas 50 miles west of Thanh Hoa after bad weather limited air action over the North earlier in the day to five combat missions Navy jets from the 7th Fleet VIET NAM Please Turn to Page 2 Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Society news 547 Clear Lake news S Sports 910 North fowa news 11 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Classified pages 1617 North Weather outlook Cloudy with brief snow like ly Monday night lows upper 20s to lower 30s Tuesday cloudy with occasional rain or snow and colder with highs in the 30s Weather details Page 2 SAME BUck in Fail 31   

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