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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 21, 1966, Mason City, Iowa                                HOME EDITION The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors One MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 21 Full Wirci VOL 1W 11 War claims city man Pholofax DIKE BUILT AT PLANT Workmen place sandbag dike across railroad tracks at the Inter national Milling Co plant on E River Drive Dav enport in preparation for an impending flood Railroads suspended traffic on the line because of high water covering the tracks elsewhere in the city See flood story Page 2 Ky reshuffles war Sukarno removes Nasution Had crushed Red uprising SINGAPORE AP Presi dent Sukarno ousted armec forces chief Abdul Haris Nasu tion as Indonesias defense min ister Monday Radio Jakarta re ported It was Nasution who led the Indonesian army in crushing the Con munist uprising last Octo ber t He is known as an implacable foe of communism long having kept Communists out of Indone sias Cabinet He became de fense minister in 1963 afte years of leadership in the army Nasution guided the trials o Communist party leader charged with staging the at tempted coup against the gov ernment last Oct 1 At his trial last week Com munist leader Njono said on reason the Indonesian Comnu nists attempted their coup wa that a council of army generals planned to take over the govern ment The army denied this At one time Nasution 46 was considered Sukarnos heir ap parent but they split over the October coup attempt Sukarmo tried vainly to restrain Nasution and the army in their campaign arainst the Communists In Sukarnos announcement he gave no reason for Nasutions ouster The president said the new defense minister will be Maj Gen Haji Sarbini and his deputy will be Maj Gen Mur Filipinos protest Humphrey visit SAIGON South Viet Nam iff Premier Nguyen Cao Ky striving for progress on the battlefield and on the political front reshuffled his war Cabinet Mon day and pledged national elections next year The 35yearold premier and air force commander brushed aside all talk of differences with the United States over the possibility of peace talks with the Com munists He declared his government and the United States were marching forward with absolutely the identical purpose to free South Viet Nam from Com munist aggression build a peaceful society and intro duce social justice In a shakeup growing out of his meetings with President Johnson two weeks ago and the pledge of more American aid at the Honolulu ctjiference Ky told a news conference Political action teams are being trained to revive political parlies and a constitution will be ready by November Popular elections will he held next year A new high court had been established to deal swiftly and efficiently with black market eers in South Viet Nams infla tionary economy Ky who still pilots his own helicopter to work each day said he would not be a candi date for office in the elections I do not like politics he said The Cabinet changes include the appointment of a deputy minister of foreign affairs to assist in an increasingly big government department en trusted with the job of rounding up support for the Saigon re gime Most of the other changes will use men already in the govern ment although some will be added to take on a variety of new tasks Ky said special com missions had been created to deal with the flood of refugees into governmentheld areas and the sometimes dissident but antiCommunist Montagnards primitive tribesmen in the cen tral highlands Other commissions were es tablished to run South Vie Nams overcrowded ports and concentrate on supply bottle necks North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and continued cold Monday night and Lows Monday 8 Mow to 2 above Hiflht Tuesday 8 to 18 Weather details 2 Will base deferments on grades WASHINGTON The Selective Service System said Monday it expects to close a contract within a few days un der which a college qualifica tion test will be made available to some 2 million college stu dents and high school seniors Local draft boards will be au thorized to consider for student deferment those who make a satisfactory grade the exact evel yet to be ho maintain required class landings It is planned to supply the lo al boards with the test results efore colleges open next fall Plans arc for the first test to ie given some time in May A aid Monday the ixact date for the first registra ion and first test cannot be et until the contract is signed However the registration wil e held at least three week jefore the test is given so hi said it was entirely logical tha he first deadline for registra ion might come in late April Filipino police line up to contain some 1000 noisy banner carrying demonstrators parading in front of the US Embassy in Manila Monday awaiting the arrival of Vice President Hubert Pholofax HunTphrey from New Zealand and protesting as well against American policies in Viet Nam Filipinos to Humphrey Go home ABDUL NASUTION Out of work shid Neither was further iden ified A dedicated Moslem Nasution never had any use for the Com munists He once recalled that when the Communists staged an uprising in 1948 I gave the first order against them i However he insisted in an in terview in 1959 I am not pro or antiwest not pro or anti cast only promy country I lope for bonds with not only ic west but the east But he warned then that if the Communist Party or any other roup turns against the state Ml take means against them Nasution said he was opposed o military coups but he felt the ndonesian Army born of the uccessful revolution against he Dutch should have its point fview taken into consideration MANILA AP Vice Presi dent Hubert H Humphrey ar rived Monday night to discuss American Viet Nam policies in the Philippine capital where left wing demonstrators shouting Humphrey go home besieged the US Embassy only a few hours before The airport was cordoned off by an unusually large number of security forces Humphrey in an airport state ment said he would talk to pres ident Ferdinand E Marcos Tuesday on the Viet Nam situa tion Humphrey arrived from New Zealand as the Philippine Con gress began debates on Marcos proposal to send a 2000man combat engineer unit to Viet Nam This was the proposal which drove demonstrators into the streets about 1000 of them marched from the presidential palace to Congress and then to the US Embassy The demonstrators opposing not only Humphreys visit but US policies in Viet Nam dis persed about an hour and a half before the vice presidents arri val But they said there would be another demonstration Tuesday The demonstrations by stu dents civil servants and farm ers were called to oppose a million bill in the Philippine Congressthat would finance the sending of 2000 combat engi neers to Viet Nam Earlier Monday Humphrey conferred with Prime Minister Keith J Holyoake of New Zea land at Parliament House in Wellington A handful of demon strators stood silently outside with signs denouncing the Viet Nam war During his arrival in Welling ton Sunday from Canberra Aus tralia Humphreys car was rushed by a signswinging dem onstrator whowas hurled back by police In Canberra the pre vious day about 150 demonstra tors called Humphrey a monger During the vice presidents Australian visit Prime Minister Harold Holt said his govern ment may soon announce a de cision whether to send more Australian soldiers to Viet Nam There are now 1500 Australians supporting US South Vietnam ese Korean and New Zealand troops Pakistan Foreign Minister Z A Bhutto disagreed with a statement attributed to Hum phrey that both Pakistan and India consider Communist Chi na the major threat in Asia Communist China does not pose any threat to the IndoPak istan subcontinent Bhutto said in a statement He also said the United States could attach whatever condi tion they wish to the grant of economic aid but Pakistan would not accept any limita tion on its independence to or der its foreign policy in accord ance with the dictates of its ownr national interest Humphrey announced a million loan to Pakistan during a visit there last week Humphrey was scheduled to go on to Seoul South Korea Tuesday night nopen in n national policy Nasution was born Northern at Kota Sumalra Dec 3 191G After attending Dutch schools he spent a year as a teacher until lie was select ed to attend the Dutch Military Academy in Bandung in 1940 Former lowan is killed in Missouri JOPLIN Mo AP Mrs Patricia Freshwater 36 Webb City resident and formerly o GrirnicH Iowa was killed Sat urday night in a twocar acci dent near Joplin Her husband Robert Fresh water Jr was injured seriously in the crash Hubert Ky rap stand by Bobby WASHINGTON AP Vice resident Hubert H Humphrey and Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Cy of South Viet Nam have as ailed Sen Robert F Kennedys iew that the Viet Cong should e offered a share of power in he Saigon government They said Kennedys propos als that the United States cx ress willingness to accept a coalition South Vietnamese gov ernment which would include ommunisls would not be an acceptable solution would not cad to peace and if adopted could impose on the people of South Viet Nam the very forces trying to destroy them Humphrey said history has demonstrated that when Fas cists or Communists are includ ed in a coalition government there is either paralysis or take over Speaking to newsmen at Wel KENNEDY Please turn to Page 2 French force leaving NATO PARIS AP President Charles de Gaulle said Monday any foreign troop elements in France after April 4 1969 will have to be under French com mand only That is the date when members of the North At lantic Treaty Organization can choose to leave NATO In the first news conference of his second term in office the French president declared NATO no longer is adapted to presentday needs He said France intends to progressive Korea Cuba sic and Viet Jack L James is casualty Dies after Viet patrol Jack Llewelyn James 21 grandson of Mr and Mrs Jesse Bakcman 33 20th SE was killed Saturday while on a fiveman patrol in South Viet Nam ac cording to word received Sun day by his parents Mr and Mrs H L James Boone Pfc James was participating in a palrol to seek out and destroy the enemy according to the communique received by his parents The report said James died of chest wounds received when the patrol was ambushed by the Viet Cong He also received shrapnel wounds of the arms and legs Army officials said that it first James was listed as missing in action until his body was identified at pm Sunday He was carrying an M79 grenade rifle The youth was graduated from Mason City High School in June 1963 He had been em ployed by the Iowa Highway Commission he was in ducted into the Army last July 2 at Mason City Although his parents moved from Mason City to Des Monies in August 1963 James contin ued to live in Mason City with his grandparents The James family moved from Des Moines to Boone about eight months ago His father was employed in Mason City as a salesman and JACK L JAMES Lifelong Mason Cityan had been associated with a brother William in the James Grocery 2424 S Jefferson Mrs James had been employed by Osco Drug here Pfc James was born in Ma son City July 30 1944 and had lived all his life here His body will be shipped to Mason City for burial here He is survived by his parents and grandparents two sisters Mrs Richard Linda Bonn Garner and Mrs David San dra Anderson Normal 111 and a brother Tom living with ds parents SCULPTURED HEAD OF Pholofax PRESIDENT Notes facial similarities of LBJ Abe By LARRY FRIEDMAN NEW YORK AP I was struck with the extraordinary political and facial similarities of President Johnson and Abra ham Lincoln says Leo Cherne who has just completed a bronze head of Johnson The sculptured head some what larger than life 15 inch es on a 7inch black Belgian marble be presented to Johnson in New York Wednes day night The President will be given the sculpture as the recipient of the Freedom Award from Free dom House Cherne 53 a political econo mist is director of the Research Institute of America chairman of the International Rescue Committee and Executive Committee chairman of Free dom House But he still finds lime to sculpt and quite well indeed His works are in the White House and Smithsonian Institution He estimates he spent seven months on the Johnson project He took less than an hour each at three visits to the White House and said he felt guilly about it I was keenly aware that the President is an extremely busy man Cherne said in an inter view He is heavily burdened LBJ Please turn to Page 2 ly modify dispositions force now in This was taken to mean that rie would continue to withdraw French elements from NATO but in such a manner as to per mit the 14 other NATO allies to adjust to it The United Slates now has about 20000 troops in France running supply and other bases In addilion the French presi dents statement lhat foreign troops would have to come un der French command threw into question the status of such big Allied installations as NATO headquarters near the Bois dc Boulogne in Paris and the ram bling Versailles headquarters of supreme hcadquarlcrs of Allied powers in Europe De Gaulle lold nearly 1000 newsmen and officials in Elysee Palace II is Ihc will of France lo dispose of her own fate He said this in conncclion wilh the announcement on French command of foreign troops on her soil after April 4 19C9 He declared the United Srates has been in conflicls such as Mam and lhat such conflicts could be escalated into general conflagration He said France of nccessily would be involved because her lerritory is used for communications facilities air bases and other military in stallations De Gaulle declared the United Stales has established a protec torate in Europe under cover of NATO De Gaulle surprised most newsmen by his failure to take the United Stales to task for its policies in Viet Nam during his news conference He opposes Americas military position there and only last month his government expressed regret and disapproval of rcsumplion of bombing of Norlh Viet Nam There was a recent exchange of letters between De Gaulle and President Johnson which stirred up interesl when Iherc were reports denied in Wash ington and Paris that DC Gaulles response to a Johnson letter had been harsh and se vere De Gaulle told the news con ference Monday that if Johnson cared to make public his letler Ihen he would be agreeable to After induction Pfc James was sent to Ft Leonard Wood Mo for basic training He ar rived in South Viet Nam last Dec 2 and was assigned to an air base near Bong Son He was serving in Company A 1st Cavalry 2nd Battalion of the 5th Air Cavalry Jamess company was based at Bong Son but members of the unit were transported by helicopter from the base to combat zones in the region Inside The Globe WITH NURSES in Viet Nam Page 1I Editorials4 North Iowa news 10 Society news 1415 Sports Latest markets 22 Mason City news 223 Comics 24 Clear Lake news 21 Classified pages 293031 publishing his reply DC Gaulle however reem phasized his conviction that there is no way lo peace in Viet Nam olhcr than open discussion with those involved Those in volved he said are those who look part in the Geneva confer ence of 1954 ending the Indochi nese War Among them are Red China the Soviet Union and Great Britain SAME DATE1W5S5 Flat Meani Traffic Fait 34   

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