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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1964, Mason City, Iowa T he newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 3 UUc i Paper Cooc4it of Two One idoclated Press Fill No ISO LBJ orders attackers destroyed Viet Navy force bolstered WASHINGTON President Johnson lias ordered US Naval forces beefed up in the Tonkin Gulf area off Viet Nam and h a s ordered them to destroy any force that attacks them Johnson summoned reporters to liis office to tell them of the orders He said the orders were is sued in the aftermath of Hie assault on the US Destroyer Maddox by three North Vietna mese patrol torpedo boats Johnson said the command ers of combat aircraft and de stroyers in the area where Sun days attack inter national been told to attack any force which at lacks them in international wa ter and to attack them not only with the objective of driving off theattack force but of destroy ing them With emphasis in his tone the President said that these or ders will be carried out As the commandcrinchief Johnson issued a whole scries of instructions to the US Navy To continue the patrols in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of North Viet Nam To double the force by add ing an additional destroyer to the one already on patrol To provide a combat air patrol over the destroyers To issue the orders to drive off and destroy any force which attacks the US force According to the Navy the Maddox was on patrol in inter national waters about 30 miles off the North Vietnamese coast when three unmarked PT boats opned fire with torpedoes and 37millimeter cannon The Maddox promptly coun tered with ils own guns and called in four jets from the air craft carrier Ticondcroga The Americans went un scathed but the destroyer and planes left one PT boat reported badly damaged and disabled in the water the other two crip phd and retreating slowly First word of the naval action reached Washington about 5 am Washington time and Pres ident Johnson conferred svilh top advisers during the day as further news came in Secretary of State Dean Rusk said The other side got a sting on of this If they do it again theyll get another sting Furthermore he said the Unit ed States will continue to insist upon using international wa ters Administration sources said the PT boat action did not seem to be part of a new large scale assault from the North nor docs SHOOTING Continued on Page 2 Osoge wrecks kill 2 injure Doctor has big job ahead Battles disease in Viet Nam By BARRETT McGURN New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK The girls smile was ironic The doctor studied her expression with more than passing interest H came not from emotion but from the dreaded disease of tetanus whose toxin tightens thu mouth muscles Another name for it is lockjaw The doctor Patrick A Rear don had never seen risus sardonicus sardonicsmile before but had read aboutit in medical textbooks He had never before seen some of the other diseases among the vic tims who appeared before him and five assistants at their hos pital in the Vietnamese province of Quang Ngai an area heavfly contested by the Red VietCong There are 700000 in that area more than enough to keep any hospital busy even a hospital lounded bythe legendary Dr T h o m a s Dooley who although dying himself of cancer treated the sick of Asia almost to the day of his death in 1961 The girl with the sardonic smile was an 18yearold niirse at the hospital The fact that she was a bride made her case even more pathetic since the death rate from tetanus is 50 per cent In the lockjaw form o tetanus saliva fills the lungs inducing pneumonia the victim actually drowns in his own fluid Headon collision is fatal to 2 young men OS Wolske 21 and Duane L Shoger 19 both of near Osage were killed at am Sunday in a twocar collision on Highway 9 two and onehalf miles wcsl of here The Mitchell County sheriffs office said both Wolske and Shoger were alone in their cars when they collided headon Authorities said Wolske who vas traveling cast pulled out to pass a cpar and crashed into the westbound Shoger vehicle Both were killed instantly Their cars were demolished Shoger was the son of Mr and Mrs Fred Shoger who live southwest of Osage Wolske who was a student at Iowa Slate University at Ames Northwood woman is critical MEMORY OF WAR AP PhotofiK 42foothigh Peace Cross near Buhl in southern Germany is draped in black Sunday on Ihe 50th anniversary of the start of World War 1 The cross was built with concrete taken from Siegfried line bunkers Sign in back ground says World War 1 19141964 Will take pictures of earths clouds WASHINGTON AP Riddetail as the cameras on Ihe 78yearold North wood woman was critically in jurcd in a twocar collision three and oneHalf miles west o Osage on Highway 9 about 10 am Sunday Christine Rue was in crilica condition at Mitchell County Memorial Hospital here Mon day with scrvcrc fractures and lacerations she received when her car collided with one driven by an Illinois man The accident involving Miss Rue happened just one mile west of the site of a headon made his home near New Havei with two uncles and an aunt ihey arc Harry and Robert Wol ske and Florence Wolske Funeral services for Shoger will be held Tuesday at 2 pm at the Rock Creek Lutheran Church near Osagc Burial will be in the church cemetery Besides his parents Shogers survivors include a brother Dale who farms near Osagc and a sister Mrs Darlcne An derson of Minneapolis Services for Wolske have ten tatively been set for Tuesday at 2 pm at the Champion Funeral Home Osage with the Rev E B Christiansen officiating Bur ial will be in Elmwood Ceme tery Mason City Wolskcs other survivors in clude his mother Mrs Karl Mike Madison Wis four sis crs a brother two uncles Donald Pete Wolske Mason ity policeman and James ilock Falls and three aunts Mrs Victor Cookman and Mrs Harry Dunbar both of Maso City and Chct Nowakowski Utica NY Wolske had been working dur ing the summer at Armstrong Tire Co in DCS Moincs He hadi planned to return to Iowa Stale University in the fall where he was an honor studenl Blue Earth man is killed near Lakota LAKOTA Wayne Joel 50 Charge attacks in Laos ET ii Photofax INVOLVED IN tacked by three PT boats off the coast is the US Navy destroyer Maddox at of North Viet Nam 22000 watch as aerialist falls 85 feet to death Pliotofix FIRED shows the area of the Gulf of Tonkin arrow where Ihc Maddox was allacked by three PT boats west ol tne site 01 a ncanon collision which look Ihe lives Earlh Minn was killed two Osage youths earlier in the Saturday in a flaming crash ing the crest of the smashing moon picture taking a surgical specialist he per formed a tracheotomy opening an air hole in the girls throat She lived as did 85 per cent of the other tclnnus cases thafcamcras flowed through Ihc bustling hos pilal while he was there This case was only one among more lhan 1000 handled in the cess the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is ready to whirl the same kind of past two years by Dr Rcardon who is only 33 and his volun two and Re teer team consisting of physicians from the US one from the Dominican public plus three women nurses one each from the US Eire and Canada At first the task seemed impossible Tuberculosis is the main around the earlh lo closeup photographs of The object of the launch vhicn may be conducted next disease Dr Rcardon said In my province at least 35000 had it In all 6f South Viet Nam 700 000 and possibly three times that many arc infected I dc cidcd that was problem num her one but I couldnt help more than 150 I had to conccn Irate on giving them proper treatment and getting them well Hut he couldnt hold the line many of the cases were pitiable and the program mushroomed into of whom 1600 are still under care But the situation is far from hopeless Dr Rcardon said Even the apathetic natives be gan to cooperate when miracle drugs gave fantastic results North Iowa Weather outlook Partly e t o u d y scattered thunderstorms southeast Mon day night cooler in the 60s Mostly fair and not w warm Tuesday highs in Weather details 2 veck is to belter understand he weather And the new satel itc Nimbus A is designed lo provide belter than ever pic urcs of the cloud patterns vhich determine the weather Moc I Sclincebanm Nimbus mission officer at NASAs God lard Space Flight Center Grccnbell Md says the satcl itc will carry advanced televi sion cameras identical lo those carried aboard Ranger 7 which took historic pictures of the moon last week These camer as he said will provide about five times as much resolution or earlier Tiros weather satellites The Nimbus craft aiso will provide for the first time Specially developed high resolution infra red radiometers to lake experimental night time pictures of clouds Tiros lakes pictures only in daylight Cameras pointing earth ward at all times Cameras on Tiros arc Iraincd on Ihe earlh only parl of each orbil A nearpolar orbit 80 de grees to the equator to provide virtually complete global photo graphic coverage every day Tiros satellites in near equatori al orbits provide only partial earlh coverage morning Killed in Ihe earlier wreck were Duane L Shoger 19 and Robert Wolske 21 The Mitchell County sheriffs office said Miss Rue was driv ing west when she apparently tried to turn into a driveway on the opposite side of the road As her car crossed Ihe highway it pulled into the path of one driven by Waller J Meyer 61 of Peru 111 Meyer and his two passen gers Mrs Jean Miller a sister inlaw and M r s Millers 10 yearold daughter Jacqueline both of Peru aiso were hospi talized for trealmenl of injuries Meyer suffered severe head and face lacerations Mrs Mil ler sustained a fractured elbow lacerations and dental injuries oclween his pickup truck and a rendering plant truck at a gravel road intersection 4V miles southeast of here Authorities said Joel a fore man for the Green Gianl Can ning Co had inspected a field on a farm owned by the com pany and was leaving Ihe area when the crash occurred Mercury hits 107 in state y THE ASSOCIATED Scorching August heat sent temperatures above 100 degrees in Iowa for the third straight Joel was traveling south Sunday The high was 107 at DETROIT AP Twenty two thousand people watched Sunday night as an aerialist fell 85 feet to his death in Detroits floodlighted American League baseball park Some thought as Edward Hen ry Knipschield 55 of New Brit death that surely there was a safety rope around an ankle that would break the fall There wasnt Say our planes bombed Reds TOKYO AP Communist North Viet Nam has charged that four US fighterbomber planes from Laos bombed and ocketed a North Vietnamese order post and village Tho leds said the attack was unpro oked and blamed it on the nited Slates US officials in Washington aid they knew of no evidence to upport the charge the second n as many days made by the Vietnamese against the United States This constitutes a provoca tive act on the part of the US government and its henchmen which crudely violates the sov creignty and territory of lha democratic Republic of North Viet Nam The North Vietnam ese foreign ministry said in a protest stalement broadcast Sunday The United States has sup plied the Laotian government rival at a hospital His body of Premier Souvanna Phouma left an indentation in the rainwlth Propellerdriven T28 fight soaked outfield turf of Tiger bombers which Laotian pilots Stadium It was on Lt Sheedys orders that the pole which disclosed the broken rope loop was brought in lo see for sure what happened way up there under And Captain Knipschield billed BRONCHITIS HITS JACK NEW YORK AP Jack Dcmpscy says an attack of bronchitis has forced him to cancel all engagements for the next several weeks and Jacqueline received leg cuts Aiso involved in the accident was Mrs George Tacts Osage who was following the Meyer vehicle Her car was slightlj damaged in the fron end but she was uninjured the truck driven by Everett J Johnson 40 Swca City was traveling west when the acci dent took place A corn field at the intersection hindered vis ibility authorities said Johnson is hospitalized in a Buffalo Center hospital with se vere burns to the arms and lands and severe face and scalp accretions He is in good condi tion The fire started when the gas lank on the truck exploded Investigating t h c accident were highway patrolman Duane Homan and Charles Bird and Kossuth County Deputy Shcrif Don Wood The Lakota Fire DC partmcnl put out the fire louncil Bluffs the highest cading in the state in eight ears Council Bluffs 107 broke the record there for an Aug 2 set n 1930 Waterloo had one degree higher than the previous ligh for the date set in 1936 The mercury hit 100 in DCS Moines for the first lime in seven years All of the stale had highs in he 90s Sunday with Dubuque being the coolest with 93 Temperatures did not get be low 80 in some sections of Iowa Sunday night Ottumwa had a low of 82 while Dubuque was the coolest with 73 his 100foot high act on a sway ing pole became the victim of Detroits second catastrophe to befall an aerial performance in the lasl two and a half years II was in Dclroits Fair grounds Coliseum Jan 30 1962 lhat the human pyramid of the Flying Wallcndas came apart on a high wire Two died an olhcr was paralyzed for life Three injured lived to perform again Why Captain Eddie fell was a matter of conjecture hours afterward among eye witnesses Herbert M Boldt a veteran Delroil News rcporler said a trap apparently broke as Knip schield started a spin footin oop and face down from a hori zontal bar 85 feet up his 100foot thin and swaying pole He was performing at the close DC the lights Boldt said there was a hush among the throng reaching around Ihe doubletiered stadi Eddie as urn via home plate from left to himself for ight field when the whiteclad Captain Eddie started spin ning down Then he said there was a asp as they realized there was no ankleclutching safety rope o stop the fall The Wallendas fell from only 36 feet up but like Captain Ed lie they performed without a net Below them was the con crete floor of the coliseum GOP will not turn down votes from the KKK WASHINGTON AP Dean B u r c h Republican nationa chairman said Monday the par tys position is that as long as the Ku Klux Klan is not in the ly against athct Lao the Communist Unarmed US troits police field day Police Lt William Sliccdy said three he interviewed at the scene told him it appeared Captain Eddie fell while crawling along a horizontal bar 85 feet up his 100foot pole while trying to adjust a safety wrist let Knipschield was dead on ar business of overthrowing the government were not in the business of discouraging votes Burch made the statement on the National Broadcasting Cos televised Today show when told that the head of the Georgia Ku Klux Klan has said he will support the GOP presi dential nominee Sen Barry Gold water Navy jets have also been flying missions in cen ral Laos at Souvanna Phou mas request and armed Amer can fighters escort them The Vietnamese protest did not describe the planes saying only that they were US fight erbombers But it said Prince Souvannas neutralist faction in iaos must bear heavy respon sibility for permitting the Unit ed States to use its territory to attack North Viet Nam The broadcast said that the raid took place at noon Satur lay in a North Viet Nam area about 50 miles northeast of the Communistheld Plaine dcs Jarres in Laos The Vietnamese said that ona villager was wounded and prop crty damage was heavy On Saturday North Viet Nam accused US and South Viet namese warships of an attack on North Vietnamcs islands last Thursday Communist China meanwhila expressed support for the Soviet Unions renewed proposal for an immediate 14nation conference on Laos The Chinese in a note to Moscow also said they op posed the Soviet threat to slop being cochairman of the 19G2 Geneva agreement which ought to neutralize Laos The Globe Why Johnson erased Bobby LBJ wants fits own brand on White House An AP News Analysis By JACK BELL WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson appears lo have turned the corner in a politically touchy maneuver to substitute his own brand for the Kennedy label n his administration The Presidents action last week in ruling Ally Gen Rob ert Kennedy and several oth ers out of consideration for the party vice presidential nomina tion was viewed generally as culminating seven months of ef forts in this direction The feeling among politicians was lhal Johnson would be well satisfied lo have history say he helped get the late John V Ken nedy elected but would not like lo have it recorded thai he had lo depend on the Kennedy name in his own elective try for hc presidency Those who know Johnson well think he decided long ago against taking Kenne dy on the ticket with him They recalled the successful While House activity in Febru ary to head off the possibility hat Ihc attorney general might roll up more writein votes for V second place than Johnsons presidential nomination total in Ihe March New Hampshire pri mary Johnsons strategy has been to compile a record in Congress and in executive actions which would convince Democratic lib erals and independent voters he could be relied upon to push progressive programs He seems to have become convinced that he has achieved that objective Civil rights or ganizations have applauded his stand on that vital issue Organ ized labor endorsements have been rolling in While House surveys indicate thai Johnson has attained a solid position in the industrialized northern statesThus in August the Pres ident docs not need the Kennedy name on the ticket in that area ahe might have last Decem ber Beyond that the atlorney gen eral has political liabilities Johnson is not eager to take aboard Because of his civil rights enforcement activi ties Kennedy would provide a heavy drag on the ticket in Ihe South Johnson isnt going lo let the South go by default to GOP presidential nominee Barry Goldwatcr The President dcmonstraled this when he directed the selec tion of Gov Carl Sanders of Georgia loyal to the President as chairman of the Atlantic City NJ convention rules committee He seems certain to bring Gov John Connally of Texas before the convention possibly along with Gov Ed mund G Brown of California to place his name in nomina tion The Johnson forces have been working quietly to minimize any convention civil rights explosion over the efforts of a Krcdom Democratic Parly lo replace Mississippis delegation chosen under Ihc leadership of Gov Paul B Johnson Some of Ken nedys friends have been help ing Ihc Negrodominalcd party get going Although it is not discussed publicly in any way there re main vestiges of the religious issue Kennedy is a Roman LBJ Continued on Page 1 Editorials 4 Society news 47 North Iowa news 8 Sports news 1112 Latest markets 14 Mason City news 1415 Comics 14 Clear Lake news 17 Transit timetable 18 Classified Pages 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