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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1965, Mason City, Iowa anes in biggest raid of Viet war SAIGON South Viet Nam An armada of 23d US and South Vietnamese planes bombed a Communist strong hold near the Cambodian border from dawn to dusk Thursday in the biggest air raid of the Viet Nam war US Army Air Force and Marine aircraft based in Viet Nam were joined by Navy planesfrom the carriers Coral Sea and Midway and Skyraider fighterbombers of the South Vietnamese air force It was the first time Navy planes had gone into action against targets inside South Viet Nam Previous Navy raids have made on North Viet Nam A US spokesman said the target was a tangled jungle re gion nearly 2 miles wide by miles long in Tay Ninh Prov ince northwest of Saigon It was a maze of blotchy woods with Viet Cong gardens and numerous trails visible he said US Air Force and Vietnam ese Skyraiders began the ing attack at dawn By late Thursday a huge wall ot smoke and fire obscured the Cambodian border There had been six secondary explosions presumably from Viet Cong am munition caches US spokesmen said ground fire was surprisingly light con sidering that it is a dangerous area Two Navy planes re ceived one bullet hole each A spokesman said Gen Wil liam C Westmoreland com mander of US forces in Viet Nam had called for a maxi mum effort against the target which lies in the Communist C zone It appeared to be one of the more lucrative places we have seen one spokesman said The US Army contributed a platoon of armed helicopters which flew cover for Vietnam ese spotter planes At Da Nang SCO miles north of Saigon a military firing squad fjublicly executed Thurs day a Viet Cong terrorist who tried to bomb a hotel filled with American Gfs Applause rippled through the crowd of 7000 men women and children as the young Communist slumped at the stake Le Dau 24 showed no emo tion as soldiers hound him to the stake in front of a sandbag par apet on the Da Nang field A heavy military guard ringed the field Still awaiting execution is Nguyen Van Hai 27 who drova the getaway motorbike in VIETNAM Turn to 2 Sunday closing bill set Would shut big stores By CHAD SKAGGS DES M01NES bill which would close most large stores on Sunday was on the Senate calendar Wednesday with a committees recommend ation that it be amended to ap ply only on Sunday afternoons The Senate Judiciary Commit tee recommended amendment and passage of the measure Wednesday afternoon on the backers third attempt to get the bill out of committee The vote was 8 to 6 Sen James McNally DSioux Cily one of those voting for it said he did so only to give the full Senate a chance to vote on it He said he would oppose the bill on the floor The measure would apply on ly to stores with more than four employes and more than 2400 square feet of floor space In these larger stores it would prohibit sale after Sunday noon of goods in more than 75 spe cified categories including gro ceries clothing appliances jewelry and most home furnish ings Backers of the amendment al lowing business on Sunday mornings said this should end complaints that the bill is de signed to serve a particular religion Supporters of bill have complained that some discount stores and supermarkets oper ating on Sunday in bigcity sub urbs are taking so much busi ness that they threaten the life of businesses in smaller towns The Judiciary Committee al so voted 9 to 1 to send to the floor a bill to prohibit advertis ing of prices discounts or free examination in conjunction with sale of prescription glasses However the committee made no recommendation as to wheth er the bill should pass Two committee members tried unsuccessfully to force a subcommittee to return to the full committee for vote a bill setting out certain requirements for hairdressers and other cos metologists and for schools teaching cosmetology The vote to remove Ihe bill from the sub committee was short of the two thirds majority required The newspaper that makes a North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 15 1965 UOo copy This Paper Consists ot Three Sections Section Ona Associated Preii Full Wlrei No J7 To expand center Photofax HIGH SIGN Arthur Farthing 39 bakery worker who lives in a southeast Portland suburban area secures a sign on his rooftop which advertises his home for sale to Negroes only It is in an all white neighborhood Farthing says hell also sell to whites if his price of is met Neighbors say lie is doing it Cor spite North Iowa Weather outlook Decreasing cloudiness some what windy and colder Thurs day night lows 2835 Friday partly cloudy and a little cool er highs in the 40s Weather Details on Page 2 Demolition experts injured by time bomb SINGAPORE Wl A 25pounc time bomb taken from I n d o ncsian terrorists blew up Wed nosday night injuring two Brit ish demolition experts A Singapore policeman als was injured by the blast whic shattered windows for half mile around Discover body of girl 17 Des Moines youth slain DES MOINES AP The ody of a Des Moines girl who lad been missing since Monday vas found in a wooded area on he Southeast Side Thursday Authorities identified the gir as Janice Snow 17 She hac jecn stabbed to death they said Police said the girl was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Bol Snow of Des Moines Mrs Snow was quoted as say ing that the girl had not been fciome since Afonday Mrs Snow told police she thought the gir was staying with a girlfriend On Tuesday police said the girl was reported as missing The body was discovered by a city streets department cm ploye in some brush about a block from the nearest house Dr Leo Polk County medical examiner said a prc liminary examination indicatec the girl had been stabbed in th stomach several times He saL it appeared she may have been slain somewhere else and thi body brought to the spot wher it was found The body was fully clothei except for shoes Police were checking missin persons reports in an effort I dentify the victim Wilson Johnson confer 1 Thotnfax HEAD FIRST ESCAPE Air Force Major Edward H White II as he sits on top of a Gemini SpacecraftWednesday after climbing out from it during es cape systems training in rough water At bottom White flipped backward into water going head first The training was carried out about 20 miles from Gal veston Texas Astronauts White and James A McDivitt are the primary crew for GT4 the next manned Gemini flight into space that will last four days flight is scheduled to take place the first part of June 15th SW Future Marigold Arlart Store and parking Present Marigold area South Federal Shopping Center Not Part of Shopping Center Parking CJ TJ U EXPANDED SHOPPING South Federal Shopping Center in Mason City is being ex tended north to 15th SW by Arlans a supermarket type of department store Megal Development Cor poration has purchased the 310 by Marigold 19th SW Dairies property on the southwest corner of 15th and S Federal and also the 646 by 300 feet adjoining it to the west Still farther west Marigold has pur chased a 420 by 260 foot tract fronting on 15th SW See record crest hitting Twin Cities ST PAUL Minn AP Thesncarly two bridges andjcver about 100 acres of in Gladcn Mississinni TUvpr nilrnarl in rliictrial nlanlc in llm nrflhrict On the inside WASHINGTON AP Pres lent Johnson and British Prime ilinistcr Harold Wilson held an interesting cordial and fruit ul discussion Thursday which overed a wide range of sub ects including Viet Nam Johnson himself gave news men this report and Wilson said ic agreed with what the Presi lent said Johnson noting that Wilson agrees with the US position in Viet Nam said We appreciate very much this support The prime minister added hat he expressed lo the Presi dent warm support for John sons recent Baltimore speech n which he expressed a willing ness to enter talks without prior conditions with a view of bring ng peace to Viet Nam In particular Wilson praised Johnsons proposal for a vast economic reconstruction pro gram in Southeast Asia iceladen Mississippi River boiled muddily toward a record crest Thursday and in a move to minimize damage guards went on roundtheclock duty on sridges spanning the river in the Twin Cities In Minneapolis a flood emer gency was declared enabling the city to qualify for 100 per cent federal reimbursement of publicly expended funds for flood control In St Paul where a large part of the industrial area on lower ground lies covered by the widening Mississippi Na tional Guardsmen prepared for rescue operations and to stand watch against sightseers Police were given authority to arrest sightseers who interfere with any floodcontrol operations The Mississippi River ice jammed from its northern source to a point south of St Paul crept slowly toward an anticipated crest of 27 feet ex pected late Thursday or Friday Guards were assigned to trestles in Minnesotas argcst cities to watch for large debris and ice jams that might damage the spans One such ice jam towering 24 cct above the river level at St Jloud some 50 miles north of Minneapolis was broken up when it rammed a scries of ice Editorials CubGazette Comics Society news 8 Sports 111 Mason City news 1415 Latest markets 14 Large structure planned Will cost Clear Lake news North Iowa news U 20 See story on Iowa floods on page 2 f breakers in front of the Sartclli Dam President Johnson toured the St Paul flood area Wednesday at midday during a flying trip to the Midwests tornacloanciflood dcvaslRtcd states Before he left he pledged all the help the federal government can give to flood victims The Mississippi through most of Minneapolis was at a level of 21 feet not considered danger ous for most of the city How clustrial plants in the northcasl section of the city were expect ed to be flooded with up to four feet of water by this weekend Industrial plants were shut in lower St Paul where dozens of buildings lay partly under water St Pauls downtown airport the railroad freight yards and hundreds of homes south and Fast time in Iowa on May 29 DES MOINES AP Iowa Iill officially go on daylight east of the cily were under sixsaving time Saturday May 29 feet of water More than 11000 Minnesotans have been forced from their The legislatures bill setting fast time from Memorial Day to Labor Day on Sept 7 was signed Wednesday by Gov Har homes so far in the 10 days Hughes flooding on more than a dozen The reason it starts a day rivers in the slate is that Memorial Day on Gov Karl Rolvaag saidlMay 30 comes on Sunday Wednesday damage to private and public property in Min nesota totals million Ten deaths by drowning have been attributed to the floods The American Red Cross esti The law remain on the books unless some future legis llaturc changes it but when Memorial Day falls on Sunday the time change will become ef fective the day before Mason Citys South Fecl ral Shopping Center is to be increased about a third his year Arlans one of he nations large super market type department store chains is building a 50000 square foot building The structure is scheduled for completion oy Sept 1 according to Robert Duncan Milwaukee secretary Megal Bevel opment Corp which is in charge of the project The new building wilt separated by a driveway from the American State Bank and will extend 250 feet north toward 15th SW It will be 200 feet wide east and west It will be built in line with the front of the present buildings and will be compatible in design Duncan said Megal has purchased the Marigold Dairies property at 1502 S Federal The buildings will be razed and the entire area from 15th SW to the present shopping center and from the Arlan building to Fed eral Avenue will be paved for park ing Marigold Dairies has pur chased a 260 by 400foot area immediately west of Arlans ac cording to Holland Duff Mari gold district manager A new building for a North Iowa dis tribution center will be erected there to replace the one now on Federal Marigold will occupy its new uilding by fal Duff said serv ng a 70mile radius from Mason ity Home office of Marigold ir n Rochester Minn The onestory Arlan building ill contain 120 departments ac ording to Herbert Palestine riairman of the board It will ell ali types of merchandise xcept food and expects to pro ide more than 100 jobs for ocal residents Only Arlan store in Iowa at resent is in Bettendorf but one vill be located in Ames and one n Clinton this year in addition o the one in Mason City Arlans claims to be the in ovator of the supermarket type epartment store Its 49store hain now extends from Maine Denver The one in Mason City is to be ultra modern Pales ine said with pastel colors to mated that before the flooding There was some indications ends probably late next weckjWedncsday that at least one 21000 Minnesotans will havecastcrn Iowa been forced to flee waters risingiwill not wait until May 29 to ad vance the clocks this year Mike sends Hughes on chase DES MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes all 230 pounds of him lumbered through his residential neighborhood at dawn Thursday in his pajamas and bathrobe chasing his Irish setter Mike If any of you get a report about the governor running up 31st Street in his pajamas about 6 oclock this morning he told a news conference ignore it will you The dog usually penned up or on a leash got loose when Mrs Hughes took it outdoors Hughes took off after it He said he lost his slippers in a muddy ballpark about a block from the Governors Res idence Mike meanwhile was happily chasing pigeons and treeing squirrels Although the setter is a bird dog the governor said Mike doesnt know a pheasant from a rabbit Mrs Hughes drove up and handed the governor the clogs leash explaining I dont want these people seeing you out in your pajamas and bathrobe without a leash in your hand The 6foot2 Hughes plodded through the still quiet streets not far from downtown DCS Moines for 45 minutes search ing for the dog and then gave up and went home At the suggestion of his 12 yearold daughter Phyllis he blew a blast on his hunting horn to call the dog As the echoes bounced off nearby houses serving as an alarm clock in some of them Mrs Hughes put her foot down and told him to quit blowing the What will the neighbors think she said Mike wandered back home again about a half hour later and was put in his pen Hughes hurrying to get dressed and down to the office barked his shin on a bedstead Other than that he said things went reasonably well Thursday ompliment urcs the modern fix The store will leased from legal Duncan said it would be onstructed of brick masonry teel and glass Work is to start n early May The 50000 square foot Arlan milding compares with 81276 n the Sears structure and 31000 CENTER Turn 2 ;