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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 14, 1966, Mason City, Iowa                                Russians convict 2 writers MOSCOW Wl Two Russian writers were convicted Monday of antiSoviet propaganda be cause of books they published abroad under pen names Andrei D Sinyavsky was sen tenced to seven years at hard labor and Yuli M Daniel was sentenced to five years at hard labor Tass news agency report ed Both men pleaded innocent arguing that the satirical writ ings they published in the West under pen names were not po litical and therefore were not antiSoviet propaganda The Soviet press said there was no question of their guilt Sinyavsky whose pen name was Abram Tertz and Daniel writing as Nikolai Arzhak pub lished work abroad showing brutality corruption and degra dation in Soviet life In their defense they contend ed they had exercised legiti mate freedom of artistic expres The newspaper that makes all North Iowans neighbors HOME EDITION 10c a One MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 14 Aisoclited Prtu Full VOL 104 5 LBJ asks rent for poor sion But early in judge declared the trial the We do not have a matter for literary dis pute here but a criminal lial Sinyavsky is a leading Soviet literary critic Daniel is a trans lator of poetry Both men are 40 The trial which began Thurs day was closed to foreign news men Tass said the writers arrest ed Sept 13 were sentenced to what was called a strict regime corrective labor camp The case has aroused protests from writers in the West and caused considerable concern in Russian intellectual circles Throughout the trial young peo ple gathered outside the court in support of the defend ants although they were out numbered by plainclothes po licemen youths Red mine kills 54Vietnamese SAIGON South Viet Nam W The Viet Cong mined three buses Monday killing54 Vietnamese civil ians and wounding 18 in retaliation for an Allied oper ation that is rescuing a huge rice harvest Allied ground forces reported killing 150 Viet Cong in scattered clashes elsewhere in South Viet Nam in the past 24 hours while US planes hammered Com munist targets in North and South Viet Nam Guerril and Communist party las overran an outpost in the Mekong Delta at Dinh Mon and killed or captured all 11 defenders The deathdealing Viet Cong mines were set off on a road 10 miles southwest of Tuy Hoa on the central coast where the US 101st Airborne South Korean marines and South Vietnamese troops have been scouring the countryside for several weeks while the rice was being har vested An American spokesman said the first blast was touched off about am catching a bus load of farmers and killing 27 and wounding 11 The explosion left a crater nine feet deep in the road hurled the bus into a canal and scattered bodies along the road side About an hour and a half lat er the spokesman continued a threewheel vehicle used as a bus and jammed with passen gers drove along the same stretch road and touched off a second mine Another 20 Viet namese were killed and seven wounded An hour and a half later a second threewheel bus drove onto the scene and set off a a Frankenstein third mine This time seven per Computer cupid has a message CAMBRIDGE Mass AP A computer cupid has a special message for college students who were nobodys valentine Monday Youll find romance by spring But some students who al Goldwater Can force peace talks WASHINGTON AP For mer Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona says an American dem onstration of determination and not what he calls grovel ing peace offensives will bring Communist North Viet Mam to the conference table I dont think its our job to get the Communists to the con ference table by begging by going through other emissaries by going through other lead ers the 1960 Republican pres idential candidate said Sunday on ABCs radiotelevision pro gram Issues and Answers I think well get the Hanoi ready have tried it arent so sure Its like says Judy Dean a Wellesley College junior who enrolled last fall in a studentoperated corpo ration Operation Match The dates I got had all the characteristics I had specified but somehow the traits didnt blend well Susan Cutler a University of Massachusetts freshman said one of her dates was a foreign student from Yale who took her out European style which turned out to mean thumbing a ride to a dance She said he was very interest ing but I dont think I would have picked him out at a party It was worth the fee to find out the computer had nothing better to offer than he could find himself Richard Dorner a Bos ton University senior said One student said the computer showed its skill by matching him with his own girlfriend but then she threw him over for an other name on her lis Threepronged request made WASHINGTON President Johnson made a threepronged request to Congress Monday for urgent action to provide for a rent subsidy pro gram for the poor a National Teacher Corps and ex pansion of the Selective Service System Johnson said the first two are vital to our ef forts to improve the quality of life in America and the third is a direct effort of sons were reported killed Hard start hurts plans for Gemini 8 The mining evidently was in retaliation for the rice harvest ing which has been highly suc cessful in an area that until re cently had to import 600 tons a month because the Viet Cong controlled a major portion of the crop The airborne brigade which with Allied troops has killed 137 Viet Cong and caplured 75 weapons in Operation Van Bu ren reported that 51 per cent of the harvest is in a total of 27 100 tons of rice now in govern ment warehouses Patrols found new Viet Cong deouts Monday including jandoned tunnels and fortifica ons A battalionsized camp as discovered near where the armers were blasted A spokes lan said it contained about 40 00 rounds of smallarms ammu ition and had been deserted for bout a week when the para roopers converged on that dis Some 50 miles southwest of aigon the Viet Cong early to ay attacked an outpost in Dinh uong Province manned by bout 240 government militia men Planes and artillery final government to the conference table when we convince them that we have the will to attack and that we are attacking them Goldwater said It is a very sad spectacle to see the greatest power on earth sort of groveling he added President Johnsons peace offensive and its failure thus brought these other top weekend developments Sen Abraham A Ribicoff D Conn proposed that Johnson invite participants in the 1954 Geneva conference to meet again to discuss a settlement in the Viet Nam war Bones out chocolates In It may be Valentines Day but these two pup pies gave GlobeGazette Photographer Jo Mooru Stewart a so what expression If they seem a bit bewildered by the occasion maybe its because they are still looking for a home They are residents of the Mason City Pet Shelter operated by Mrs Wil liam Blackmore Gen former Maxwell D ambassador Taylor to Saigon said the probability is quite CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP The hard start of an Agena rocket engine in a Ten nessee test chamber has mud died plans for the Gemini flight scheduled next month TJie engine was damaged Sat urday while being test fired in an altitude chamber at the Ai Force Arnold Engineering De vclopment Center at Tullahoma Tenn An Air Force spokesman sai he did not know whether th problem would erase plans t use a similar Agena as a targe satellite for Gemini 8 astro nauts Neil Armstrong and D vid Scott BARRY GOLDWATER low that increased military pressure by the United States in Viet Nam would lead to a con frontation with Red China Administration officials re ported that the United States has istarted Communists blacklisting and Polish non ships y drove the guerrillas back villing five a Vietnamese mili ary spokesman said Govern ment losses were described as ight US 1st Cavalry Airmobile Division troops with air and ar tillery support reported killing 63 Viet Cong Sunday around the An Lao Valley 280 miles north east of Saigon The action brought to 219 the number of Communist dead in three days of Operation Eagles Claw US Marines in a coordinated action north of An Lao reported killing 15 guerrillas bringing their total in the operation to 280 that trade with North Viet Nam Goldwater coupled his first public peace attack offensive on Johnsons with another plea for more reliance on US air power and less reliance on jAmerican ground troops We should use air power and rely on our allies and South Vietnamese for ground fight ing he said Our boys are not acclimated to that type of fight ing He repeated his suggestions that air power should be used to attack the industrial complexes in North Viet Nam bomb rail School is damaged in Bluffs fire COUNCIL BLUFFS AP Fire inflicted an estimated 000 damage early Monday to the Roosevelt Elementary School bere The blaze broke out before children arrived for classes Authorities said the fire ap parently started in the boiler room area of the twostory brick structure but the cause was not immediately known It was spot ted by the attendant of a nearby service station about am Flames destroyed about three quarters of the school in north west Council Bluffs The build ing had been constructed in four stages starting in 1D08 Lester Andrews business manager of the city school sys tem said the more than pupils probably will start tending classes Tuesday on a temporary basis in other schools and in several churches which offered space The school contained classes for youngsters in kindergarten through the sixth grade Inside The Globe 600 at Find plane lost during bomb hunt PALO MARES BEACH Spain and ground searchers Monday located the wreckage oi a US Air Force Globemastei with eight Americans a b o a r c which crashed while delivering material for the search for the US nuclear bomb missing off the coast of Spain A US spokesman said the wreckage was sighted six miles northwest of the village of Tre 60 escape flooding at Davenport THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Most lowans were spared flood damage over the weekend but about 60 persons were forced to flee their homes in West Davenport and there was some trouble in Illinois and South Dakota The Army Corps of Engineers office in Rock Island 111 or dered the gates of the Mississip pi River dam at Muscatine raised Monday to build pressure on a milelong ice jam which caused the flooding in Daven port Sandbag dikes were thrown up around the Eastern Iowa Light and Power Co plant at Montpelier Iowa Officials said water from the ice jam came within a foot and a half of put ting the plant out of operation Sunday Engineers hoped raising the dam gates at Muscatine would is our commitment to free dom in Southeast Asia His request was a letter to Speaker of the House John W McCormaek The funds the President re quested will provide extra money for the present fiscal year ending June 30 mil lion for the rent supplement program million for the Teachers Corps and for handling the added load on the Selective Service System The rent subsidy program was approved by the last con gressional session but not the funds to finance it It is aimed at overcoming some of the shortages in decent lowcost housing in cities The President said the Hous ing and Urban Development De partment already has received proposals to build nearly 70000 housing units under the pro gram These involve 424 pro jects in 43 states the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico Backing up the request for ex tra funds for Selective Service Johnson said the original ap propriation for this year was based on an estimate of 125000 gorge causing the draftees Now about 360000 As for the the estimate is Teacher Corps Not to let a good opportunity pass however they dig in on a box of chocolates that so often ac company the clay Their appetites pacified velez on the snow slopes of 11423foot covered Pico Mul hacen in Mountains the Sierra Nevada break the trouble Water slopped over the Credit Island causeway in West Daven port and it crept onto the is lands public golfcourse The Mississippi River level at however dropped from 153 feet Sunday to 149 feet Monday Corps of Engineers officials sounded an optimistic note say ing the present high water may lighten the April thrust of the Mississippi They added much depends on the amount of pre cipitation in upper reaches of the river in the next six weeks In Illinois officials kept a watchful eye on a ice jam stretching from the Rock River junction with the Missis sippi to 38th Street in Rock Island The jam forced evacua tion of 12 homes near Milan 111 The river level however authorized fay last years High er Education Act Johnson said VIETNAM Please turn to Page 2 Editorials Society news Sports 910 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 Clear Lake news 16 Classified pages 171819 North Iowa news There was no mention of sur vivors The giant C124 based at Hunt er Air Force Base Ga disap peared Saturday night after leaving Seville with two buses for use by bomb searchers here on the southern coast Spanish Civil Guards and ci vilian volunteers resumed the search for the plane early Mon day after camping out in the snowy Sierra Nevada mountains A dsylong search Sunday by ground and air teams ham pered by a bitter winter storm failed clues was down from 134 feet Satur day to day 12 feet at Moline Mon funds are needed now so the first teams for the corps can start training this summer Two killed in air crash AFTON Minn young married woman and her sister inlaw were killed Sunday even ing when a light plane crashed on a hillside near Afton Killed were Mrs Yvonne Davies 19 and her husbands sister 12yearold Beverly Dav ies Both were from Hastings Donald Davies 19 husband of the older victim and pilot of tbe plane was injured seriously when the craft crashed while on a fligh to photograph some deer Afton is a Washington County town east of St Paul to turn up any definite Sweethearts mark 70th anniversary They settle down for a long afternoon snooze Stomachaches were to follow since choco lates are not recommended for puppy diets Freeman Viet recommendations costly SAIGON Secretary of Agriculture Orville L Freeman leaves South Viet Nam Tuesday with costly but necessary recommendations to President Johnson on building this coun try economically and socially Freeman said stepping up the pace of economic and social programs to help the masses of Viet Nam 80 per cent of whom he said are farmers would help shorten the war and save Viet namese and American lives and resources Farmers have borne the brunt of Communist terror and destruction in Viet Nam and the major burden of defeating the communists will inevitably fall on the Vietnamese people he said The secretary who arrived here Thursday and traveled ex tensively throughout the coun tryside said I know that our ambitious program to increase production white carrying out a strong mil itary operation is a most diffi cult and demanding undertak ing We will report to President Johnson on our findings and make specific recommendations on what is needed to achieve agricultural goals consistent with the objectives set forth in the Honolulu conference Members of the team accom panying Freeman told of some recommendations that would be made One for instance said there is enough timber in Viet Nam to meet vastly increased demands but several small highspeed plants are necessary to process it Economist Robert R Nathan said Viet Nam has outstanding natural and human resources and excellent growth potential Inflation can be curbed without increasing taxes and placing more consumer goods on the market he said Dr K D Nadcn a farmers cooperative expert said im provement in credit organiza tions is needed in Vicl Nam Livestock consultant Orvillc G Bcntley found a critical feed shortage in Viet Nam that could hurt plans to increase the swine production from three million to five million annually Bentley also found a shortage of building and supplies and animal medicines Dr Charles B Ratchford in vestigating agricultural educa tion said he was impressed by the 4T Clubs in Viet Nam similar to the 4H Clubs in the United States Fisheries expert Dr Homer S Swingle noted a big improve ment in fishing production since motors were introduced on fishing boats in 1959 Dr Clifton R Wharton sug gested that Viet Nam speed up its land distribution program Since the 1957 Land Reform Laws a total of 247800 hec tares of farmland has been dis tributed Wharton said adding that 678000 hectares remain to be distributed A hectare is 2471 acres 1 It would be a miracle if any one emerged alive from this one said a Spanish air force officer who had scanned the jagged mountain range without spotting any trace of wreckage Villagers reported they had seen lights and heard an explo sion on 11423foot Pico Mulha cen one of Spains tallest moun tains about the time the Globe master was scheduled to fly over the area Civil Guards be gan climbing the mountain to check Icy winds from the mountains churned the Mediterranean Sun day and postponed morning op erations of two midget subma rines sent from the AZTEC NM AP Two high school sweethearts of the 1890s celebrated their 70th wed ding anniversary Monday Val entines Day Clyde A Ransom 91 a tall man with mustache a white and his beard and 90yearold SOME wife Fannie met in 1892 at Ncola in southwest Iowa Ran som said they became engaged but had to grow up before they could be married Valentines Day 1896 when he was 21 and she was 20 What keeps a marriage happy for 70 years A couple should know each other very well before they get married they say The couple lives alone in a twostory house where Ransom keeps busy with chess checkers and playing musical instruments visited all the states except Alaska and Hawaii Were glad we took the when we were young Ransom said We dont expect to take any more They have seven children liv ing three died 17 grand children and 20 greatgrand children Their children include Mrs John Krucger of Deloit Iowa Mrs Jessie Leaders of Denison Iowa and Paul Ransom of Cave City Ark Mrs Ransoms family had moved in the early 1890s to Catskis a lumber camp in northeast New where Ransom Mexico from had a farm States to look for the lost bomb Mrs Ransom does all her own housework and until a couple of years ago kept a garden Ransom says he hasnt been to a doctor in several years He attributes good health in old age learning how tomcat and take care of yourself when you get older Neither wears glasses except to read and Ransom still drives a car The Ransoms enjoyed travel ing when younger and have after their marriage at Catskill They came to northwest New Mexico to stay in 1909 Ran som farmed in this area before entering the real estate busi ness He retired about 30 years ago North Weather outlook Monday night portly cloudy with little tomporaturo chango lows I to 12 Tuosday partly cloudy and colder highs in uppor toons Weather details Pago 2   

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