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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 25, 1966, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North Iowans neighbors n HOME EDITION UOc One MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 55 Associated Presi Full LCIM Wirei IN IS V WASHINGTON WJThe Penta gon said Friday a sharp upturn in enlistments has enabled it to cut its March draft call by 10 500 to lowest figure since a call for 16500 men last August The Defense Department orig inally asked the Selective Serv ice for 32900 inductees for March But it said it was reducing that call after reviewing enlist ment results for January Army enlistments in January totaled about 19000 the high est monthly figure in more than adecade The Defense Department said the March call reduction does not reflect any change in mili tary strength plans It attrib uted it to a continued favor able enlistment trend Marine Corps enlistments in January also surged upward to 7000 an increase of 165 per cent over the January 1965 fig ure The Pentagon determines its monthly draft calls after con sidering such factors as expect ed losses gains through enlist ments and reenlistments and training capacities in relation to approved military strength lev els Schedule shot tor Saturday CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP a forecast of favorable weather the space agency Fri day scheduled the launching of the first unmanned Apollo moonship for Saturday The shot twice delayed by bad weather was set for a peri od between and am A Saturn IB most powerful rocket ever built by the United States is to hurl the Apollo ship 310 miles into space and ram it back through the earths at mosphere at more than 18000 miles an hour The flight will test the rocket unrest in triplicate which is trip and making its spacecraft maiden systems such as the propulsion unit guidance and control and the heat shield Recovery of the spacecraft will be attempted in the South Atlantic after a 5300 mile journey The launching is the first in Senator hits war fund bill Morse Would spread conflict WASHINGTON AP The sharpest congressional critic of American policy in Viet Nam Sen Wayne Morse asserted Fri day that the bill to provide more funds to fight the war would expand the conflict into Thailand A vote for this bill is not a vote to support the men al ready there the Oregon Demo crat said in a speech released in advance of Senate delivery It is a vote to double th men already there to expand the war into Thailand and to provide American financing for military force in Asia And he said Congress was told when it approved the South east Asia Treaty Organization Pact that no such force woulc be required Morse launched his lengthy attack on US military actions and policy in Viet Nam as the Senate moved toward the cli max of its debate on the meas ure to authorize additional funds for military operations He was laying groundwork for a move to tie onto the bill a pro vision rescinding the 1964 reso lution that gave President John son a blank check to carry on what Morse calls an illegal war a long series whose goal is landing of Apollo shots manned lunar Sen Richard Ga chairman B of Services Committee with a countermove School in Alabama dynamited ELBA Ala heavy explosions seconds apart ripped one wing of Elba High School to rubble Thursday night Officials say theres little doubt the school was dynamited but say they dont know why No one was injured The explosions ripped the fourroom wing of the school less than 30 minutes after a banquet ended in a cafeteria in another part of the building Police Chief I F Dunaway said the last of the banqueters had left the school before the blasts Two Negro students had en tered the school last September the chief said but there was absolutely notrouble between the races and frankly we nev er expected any will increase its fares CHICAGO on the Chicago North Western Rail road between Chicago and Clin ton Iowa are to be increased by 36 per cent beginning March 1 The Illinois Commerce Com mission approved fare increases of from 25 per cent to 36 per Russell D the Armed was ready he hoped would be a clear warning to Hanoi His plan was to substi tute for Morses proposal a re affirmation of the 1964 resolu tion A vote on the bill is expected early next week Vice President Hubert H Humphrey was doing some lob bying in the background as the Senate moved toward its cru cial vote Morse promised that after giving senators the weekend to think over his case he will ask Monday that his proposal be attached as a rider to the bill Jilt Vf after hearing testimony trP WAYNE MORSE Policy critic authorizing an additional billion in funds for the war The vote on his amendment Morse contends will be a vote on President Johnsons policy But Sen Richard B Russell chairman of the Senate Arme Services Committee told news men that vyhen Morse launche his move Monday he will intro duce as a substitute for the Or egonians his own amcrdmen reaffirming the 1964 resolution It might mean that the live of American boys will be spare if we can get the message bom to North Viet Nam and tha we have put our hands to th plow and do not intend to tur back the Georgia Democra said Humphrey had a date Friday for another meeting with 200 Congress members to plug ad ministration policy with his re port on his ninenation Asian Syria Ghana Indonesia stir BV TIIK ASSOCIATED PRESS The tinder of revolt smoldered and kindled across Asia and Africa Friday At Jakarta capital of Indonesia more than 10 000 antiCommunist students marched vowing to struggle to the death to dissolve President Sukarnos new Communist Cabinet At Jdaicleh Syria rebel leftist army officers were still struggling for control of that embattled na tion following what was re ported to be one of t h e bloodiest revolutions in that nations turbulent his tory First Lady hits racial prejudice By FRANCESLEWINE TUSCALOOSA Ala AP Mrs Lyndon B Johnson raised a gentle plea against racial prejudice Friday in a speech at the University of Alabama where federal troops were mar shaled in 1963 to enroll two Ne groes The promise of equality first made in our Constitution is ours to keep said the Texasborn First Lady who considers Ala Buddies help wounded Gl Pfc Steve Hamlin 18 of Lament Calif is treated by com racles of the US 1st Air Cavalry Division who found him near Bong Son Thursday 24 hours after he had been wounded in the Photofax head by a Viet Cong bullet The medic unwrapping bandage is SP5 Jasper Tassalcoiia of Clavkville Tenn See Fridays war story on Page 3 Okay improvement plan The community improvement program for Mason City has received informal approval by the regional administrator in charge of federal urbanrenewal a id Except for two minor changes a draft copy of the citys Workable Plan for Community Improvement is acceptable for processing John P Mc Collum regional administrator for the Chicago office of the Department of Housing and Ur ban Development informed Ma son City officials While the workable program does not commit the city to any type of federal aid such as urban renewal approval or certification is necessary be fore the city can make ap plication Approval for formally sub mitting the actual workable pro gram must he given by the City Council The matter is ex pected to be discussed at the March 7 meeting The Mason City Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday night accepted the draft copy and has recommended thecoun cil consider it for submission lo federal agencies City Engineer Don Boell who prepared the workable program said that if the council does not make too many changes he ex pects federal approval of the workable program to come quickly after formal application After the program is certi fied the city is eligible to make application for programs such as urban renewal Federal per sonnel then would make a spot check to determine whether the city qualifies A detailed study by a pro fessional consulting firm would follow Most of the workable program deals with a review of city pro grams in seven areas Codes and ordinances comprehensive community plan neighborhood analyses administrative organ ization financing housing for displaced families and ciiien participation Because Mason City recently com pleted a comprehensive plan and now is working on a companion zoning ordinance the city already meets most of the requirements established in the workable program One of the main areas pos sibly the most controversial is the adoption of a housing code Mason City has established a tentative adoption date of June 1967 The housing code sets up standards for existing housing It would give the city power to force owners of substandard housing to comply with mini mum standards in areas such as sanitary facilities wiring and structure The reason cities are required to adopt the workable program federal officials say is to make sure planning continues for the overall community after federal aid for a certain area is re ceived One federal official has ex plained to Mason Cityans that prior to the establishment of the workable plan requirement some cities receiving urban re newal aid were using that por tion of the city as a show case and were paying little at tention to development in other areas One of the areas which has received informal council ap proval is the declaration of PLAN Please Turn to Page 2 400 Southern a leadership sponsored by the and the American bama second home The Presidents wife flew nere to speak to women attending conference university Association of University wom en Some 3500 women students on the campus also were invit ed Obviously aware that Ala bama has been a center of anti civir rights activity in recent years Mrs Johnson injected lowkey comments against ra cial discrimination as she did in some Southern campaign speeches in 1964 Promoting Her husbands Great Society Mrs Johnson said itaims at trying to ease the pain and suffering of hu man beings To treat everyone as your fellow citizen is not always an easy thing to some prefer even with our torn or prejudice deter us from MRS LYNDON JOHNSON Equality First do she said noninvolvement neighbors Cus Labor backs LBJ on Viet cent that the line lost on the run in 1965 The higher rates were made to apply to the section of the line in Iowa when no protests were made to the Interstate Com merce Commission in Washing ton after a specified time limit North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and colder Friday night lows 515 Saturday partly cloudy not much tem perature change highs around 30 Weather details 2 Republicans and Democrats who heard the vice presidents briefing Thursday called it im pressive and persuasive BULLETIN WASHINGTON ffl Selec tive Service college qualifica tion tests will be given throughout the nation on May 14 May 21 and June 3 it announced Friday High school seniors graduating this year and college students de siring to take test must mail applications postmarked not later than April 23 to the Science Research Associates of Chicago By NEIL GILBRIDE AP Labor Writer MIAMI BEACH Fla AP AFLCIO leaders strongly laud ed President Johnsons stand in Viet Nam Friday and slapped at Sen Pobert F Kennedys criticism of US war policies I think he ought to read a ittle history AFLCIO Presi dent George Meany said of Ken nedys differences with the ad ministration over Viet Nam pol icy points In a resolution Friday the AFLCIO Executive Council wil not name Kennedy by name bu a spokesman for the labor fed eiation said the New York Dem ocrat was the target Kennedy has said he doesn advocate admitting Communists to a compromise government to end the war but that the door shouldnt be shut if peace nego iators feel it necessary He sale hat the United States should abide by any election outcome even if the Communists win control The AFLCIO has been among he strongest supporters o Johnsons conduct of the war in Viet Nam although the labor eaders have been at odds with the White House over domestic policies The Viet Nam resolution wil bring some relief to the quarrel ing between the AFLCIO and the While House over propooec minimum wage legislation bu that argument isnt settled by any means At a closed meeting on AFL CIO political aims Meany re portedly said Were not goin to beg The labor movemen warrants a more importan place in American life lha that Photofax NOSY SEAL Google an elephant dresses up for act at Sea World aquatic park in San Diego Calif Google is billed as only trained elephant seal in country J the the reaching out and offering hand of partnership in American experience Yet the spirit of the second At Accra Ghana the new military leaders said they over threw President Kwame Nkru mah Thursday because he had abused individual rights and liberties He has been running the country as if it were his own personal property they exclaimed in the wake of the surprise takeover Sec com plete story on page The Indonesian flareup was the least bloody but held impli cations of great worldVide sig nificance The students marched in a funeral procession for three stu dents shot by Sukarnos palaca guards in a demonstration Thursday The students have beenout raged by Sukarnos dismissal Monday of his defense minister Gen Abdul Haris Nasution an antiCommunist Nasution led the Red purge after the unsuc cessful Communist coup Oct 1 Reports circulating in various capitals said Sukarno had been overthrown in a new coup but there was no confirmation in Jakarta broadcasts The student demonstration was the third in two days against Sukarnos ouster of Na sution In Tokyo Mrs Nasution said Friday she does not know where her husband is She was contacted by tele phone from Tokyo at her home in Jakarta The antiSukarno Vojce of Free Indonesia operating secret ly from some place in Java said the funeral demonstration was led by the antiCommunist Indonesian Student Action Front a powerfulforce The radio said KAMI declared the three students one of them a girl did not die in vain Every drop of their blood will be avenged Sources at Singapore who re ceived information from Indo nesia said the funeral proces sion was five miles long As the students wound through Ja kartas streets Marines and po lice armed with machine guns stood watch half of mands the this 20th century partnership de We must think in the 20th century way about human relation ships Mrs Johnson said she felt some progress had been made in this direction Picketing vessel of the British NEW YORK AP Long shoremen protesting British shipping to Viet Nam threw up a picket line around piers of the Britishowned Cunard Line Fri da But they removed it when Cunard officials assured them the lines ships werent involved Charles Moran joint genera manager of the company lold representatives of the demon strators that the company nev er has traded there When his words were relayed to the pickets they gave a loud roar of approval and went to work The longshoremen about 500 strong had marched before cargo terminals and the pier from which the Cunard passen ger liner Queen Mary was pre paring to sail Inside The Globe Editorials Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports 910 TV section 1112 15 Classified pages 1617 Illinois rules against title bout for Clay Alt Gen William G Clark of Illinois said Friday the Cassius ClayErnie Terrell heavy weight title fight scheduled for March 29 can not be held legally because the ap plication for the license dis closes only two persons arc members ofthe National Sports Promotions Inc Section 12 of the Illinois Sports Act provides no boxing match shall be conducted by a corporation which docs not have at least 50 members Most military units with the exception of Sukarnos palace guard sympathize with the stu dents said a Malaysian govern ment broadcast from Kuala Lumpur The number of persons killed in Wednesdays coup that upset the regime of Gen Amin Hafez Syrian chief of may have ranged from 300 up to 1000 ac cording to estimates of Damas cus residents and diplomats Hafez was reported shot in the foot and taken to a military hos pital under guard Two of his daughters and a son also were reported wounded They are washing the blood off the streets of Damascus how said one Beirut business man returning from Syria Witnesses reported see ing mass graves in Damascus cemeteries where victims of the uprisingwere buried the capital of that nation of 5 million was report ed calm But the travelers said the new rebel regime does not have the support of the military units in northern Syria Damascus was still waiting for the revolutionaries to an nounce their new government   

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