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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspoper that mokes oil North lowons ntighbors Home Edition VOL its News in a nutshell BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today in Washington WASHINGTON A new assessment of how the Communists view the war in Viet Nam congressional battles over foreign aid and im migration and a White House white paper on Viet Nam top the Washington headlines Tues day USViel Nam Secretary of State Dean Husk says it is his impression that the Com mumst world does not want a general war ovei Southeast Asia As a result Rusk said on a CBS television piogram Monday night Red China is talking tough about Viet Nam but is taking care not to get into the war He noted that there is a certain caution and prudence in their action more so than in their words foreign aid Sen J W Fulbright chaii man of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit tee has made what he termed a reluctant plea for passage of the foreign aid au thorization Fulbright told the Senate Monday of the re sults of a SenateHouse conference in which two key Senate amendments were dropped They would have provided a twoyear authoriza tion instead of the oneyear program and initiat ed a congressional investigation of the entire aid program Sen Wayne Morse DOre a leading op ponent denounced the conference report as a capitulation to the House and the adminis tration Final action on the measure was scheduled later Tuesday Immigration House Republicans launched a drive Tuesday to restrict immigration to the United States from Western Hemisphere na tions including Canada and Mexico Rep Clark MacGregor RMinn with the support of the House GOP leadership planned to offer an amendment to limit hemisphere im migration to 115000 a year It was 139000 last year 147000 the year before This is expected to be the major battle as the House considers the administrationbacked proposal to overhaul immigration laws A final vote on the measure is expected Wednesdays Viet Nam white The White House has beaten Republicans tothe punch in the battle of the Viet Nam white papers It issued Monday night a 27page pamphlet entitled Why Viet Nam which contains pa pera letters and other documents explaining the US commitment to help the Southeast Asian nation House Republican leaders were still putting staples into their white paper It is called Viet Nam Some Neglected Aspects of the Historical Records They plan to unveil it at a news conference Wednesday The White House announced that Presii dent Johnson will probably hold his news ferance Wednesday too Capital quotes President Johnson We labor toward the diy when the cause of brotherhood may prevail and the violence that sometimes scars the face of America may be ended In a telegram of condolence to Mrs Phillip Daniels mother of slain civil rights worker Jonathan Daniels Secrelary of State Dean Rusk There is a comment going around in t h e Communist world these days that Peking is prepared to fight to the last Vietnamese Sen Wayne Morse DOre Another re tread of the same old foreign aid program that has produced little or nothing In criticizing the compromise foreign aid bill Rep Frances P Bolton ROhio Small wonder that without her life had lost its fla vor Commenting on the death of Rep Clarence J Brown ROhio and his devotion to his wife who died early this year Capital footnotes Mrs Lyndon B Johnson off for Texas State Department hints arrangements have been worked out for Indonesia to supply Laos with military assistance and training House Agriculture Committee completes hearings on legislation to extend Sugar Act through 1971 Senate passes 43billion atomic energy public works bill Space chief James E Webb J says next step in space after United States f f lands man on the moon is still uncertain MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST M IMS lite Paper CwuUU oi Two Associated FuU Wirei No Itf addition to Mason City library By JAMf S R OWENS Plans for a addition to the Mason City Public Li brary were announced Tuesday by the Library Board The li brary building will be extended westward to Pennsylvania Ave The purpose of the addition is to house work done here through the Iowa State Traveling Li brary This involves providing space for area extension pro gram rotating book collections special interlibrary loans and other service work for 39 li braries in 13 North Iowa coun ties Preliminary planning has been done and it is hoped thai some work can be started this year with completion sometime next year Money for the project is as sured There is in city tax money approved by the City Council in next years library budget in a grant from the KinneyLindstrom Founda tion and the final in matching Federal Library Con struction Act funds An additional in federal funds also is coming for equip ment bringing the total project to an estimated Ray Smith Mason City librar ian pointed put that the Iowa State Traveling Library pays the Mason City Public Library a year rent for state of fice and area extension space utilities and services in what now are extremely cramped quarters All available space is being used in the present extension bookmobile department area and the operation spills over into the librarys receiving room Processing cataloging and packaging work in the state pro gram is done largely in aisles The proposed addition will al low a much better chance for efficient work by the states area service personnel Rent will continue to come to the local library Although the need of a library addition at this time is for the state program the construction will be a real part of the local library and in city ownership The announcement of plans become possible this week with final arrangements completed for real estate purchase What is known as the Jor genson house at 317 S Pennsyl LIBRARY turn to 1 hit Viet Cong 58 killed en route to Viet Plane goes into harbor HONG KONG AP Fifty ight US servicemen most ol hem Marines flying back to Vipt Nam after leave were eared dead Tuesday after their ransport plane crashed into Hong Kong harbor just after aking off MBHI Except for 13 known survi vors it now appears all others aboard the flight are dead said an American official on the icene Divers pulled two bodies from he torn and twisted wreckage and said they believed there were at least 20 still inside the uselage Two barge cranes lifted the wreckage seven and a half tours after the crash from 30 eet of water and began towing t to the British Royal Air Force dock for removal of the bodies Eyewitnesses said a 29year Id Chinese barge foreman Ng amshing and two other barge workers made two trips through aurning oil in a small sampan to iull seven of the survivors from he water An operations officer at Hong bongs Kaitak Airport said here were 71 persons aboard crewmen and 65 passengers vhcn the C130 Hercules took off or Da Nang and Saigon He aid the manifest indicated two wereNavy men and the rest Marines He said seven other Marines were supposed to have made the light but did not show up on ime The Marines were returning o the Da Nang air base 380 miles north of Saigon after rest nd relaxation leave in Hong ong a Marine Corps spokes nan in Da Nang said The survivors were brought to fueen Elizabeth Hospital in towloon across the bay from Hong Kong Their identities ivere withheld pending notifica ion of next of kin Hospital officials said they were suffering from shock urns and fractured limbs but lat none appeared to be in cri ical condition Witnesses said the fourengine Hercules veered suddenly to the eft after taking off and plunged nto the water about 40 feet off n industrial suburb on Hong ong Island TROOP PLANE WRECKAGE Chinese in sampan help secure crane chains to wreckage of C130 Hercules transport plane Tuesday as craft is pulled from Hong Kong harbor Fiftyeight US Pholulax servicemen mostly Marines returning to Viet Nam from leave died in crash just after take off from Hong Kong There were 13 survivors Astronauts watch launch of missile SPACE CENTER Houston Tex Gemini 5 space pilots spotted the fiery launch of a superquick military mis sile Tuesday as they sped to ward the midpoint of their world record eightday space journey I see it I see it pilot Charles Conrad Jr said excited ly There it goes hes out over the water See him we can still see it quite clearly The Gemini 5 crew took pic Lures and made infrared or heat readings of the 58foot solid propellant rocket after it emerged from a Pacific Coast firing silo The experiment is aimed at comparing a space reading of heat against a known heat source in this case the rocket exhaust pouring out about 15 000 pounds of thrust Conrad earlier reported seeing city streets three flying air planes near Jacksonville Fla and some smoke plumes in Tex as They were well over a million miles into their 312 million mile journey to prove that men can Wednesday news conference by LBJ WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson is expected to hold a news conference Wednesday Press secretary Bill D Moy ers said Monday the conference is likely but no time has been set He said it would be open to radio and television broadcast Fight immigration bill WASHINGTON AP House Republicans opened a fight Tues ay to place a ceiling on immi ration from Canada Mexico nd other Western Hemisphere a tions They want the limit to be in iuded in a bill which would make major changes in US mmigration policy The House akes up the measure Tuesday with a final vote expected Wednesday The bill a key administration measure would wipe out the 41 earold national origins quota ystem that now applies to na ions outside the Western Hemi phere It bases immigration on ne national origins of the US population in 1920 Under it Western Europe gets most of the 158161 visas author ized with the other quota na tions severely limited The large quota countries rarely use all their numbers while the low quota countries have long wait ing lists for visas The bill which had strong bipartisan backing in the Judici ary Committee would replace the quota system with an over allceiling of 170000 under which the present quota coun tries would be treated equally Each would be allowed a maxi mum of 20000 visas a year to be granted on a preference ba sis favoring close relatives of US citizens While they go along with scrapping the quota system most House Republicans say a consistent immigration policy requires a ceiling on Western Hemisphere immigration too Rep Clark MacGregor R Minn has the solid backing of GOP leaders for an amendment that would limit hemisphere immigration to 115000 a year It totaled 139000 last year and 147000 the year before Rep Michael A Fcighan D Ohio chairman of the Immigra tion subcommittee also favors a ceiling but deferred to the State Department and kept it out of the bill Secretary of State Dean Rusk made a strong stand before the subcommittee against such action saying it damages relations with hemi sphere nations live and work in space without debility Its really clear today said Pilot Charles Conrad Jr I can see Jacksonville Fla and all the streets in it and the Cape Kennedy and all the way down to Miami Command Pilot L Gordon Cooper Jr logged 98 hours in space by early morning than any other American astro naut Some 34 hours of his to tal space flying time was solo in his Mercury spacecraft two years ago Wednesday morning the Gem ini 5 astronauts will have matched the current US rec ord for any single flight the fourday mark set two months ago by the Gemini 4 crew They are aiming at a new worlds record of eight days They entered their 48th orbit Tuesday at am CDT Shortly before they were giv en a goahead for another day in space flight director Christo pher Kraft told them Youre doing a good job up there Ill tell you one thing Mr Kraft Conrad said Gordons beard is white Kraft in Gemini control re plied A Rip van Winkle eh The space suit air condition ing system with added cooling power for this flight worked too well through the night Boy said Cooper putting those two coolant loops in the circuit really cooled it down We both have been sitting here shivering for the last few hours Shutting off a valve improved the situation Flight officials ordered smoke signals sent up from Laredo Tex to help the astronauts lo cate an eye chart made up of 2000ft dark and white squares AT LAUNCH Minuteman scores in ninth test CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP Air Force Minuteman 2 rocket was fired out of an un derground sjlo on a target 5000 miles away in the South Atlan tic Monday its ninth straight test flight without a miss The threestage push button missile streaked into the sky in a 30minute night which the Air Force called extremely suc cessful Eventually 1000 Minuteman 2 missiles will be on stages re placing the shorter range Min uteman I Minuteman 2 has a range of about 7000 miles com pared to about 5000 for the ear lier model Reds damage 45 SAIGON South Viet Nam UP B52 bombers of he US Strategic Air Command made another raid on South Viet Nam Tuesday attacking a Viet Cong installation 55 miles south of the big Da Nang air base i U S military announcement said The brief announcement said a number of B52s made the early morning strike in Quang Tin Province rhirty planes made up the attack force on most pre B52 raids but under I I new security restrictions bhowdown on aid bill in Senate WASHINGTON AP Th compromise foreign aid author izalion bill faces a final show down vote Tuesday in the Sen ate Sen Wayne Morse DOre asked for rejection of the one year bill He said i would be a vehicle for another year of blankcheck spending ay the foreign aid agency and he State and Defense depart ments for whatever purposes hey see fit measure passed by the House lasc week had been itripped in a SenateHouse con ference committee of two key amendments previously y the Senate voted One would have authorized he program for two years The other by Morse would have erminated the program in its present form at the end of two years and initiated a congres sional investigation to chart a revamped program for the fu ure Sen J W Fulbright DArk n what he called a reluctant lea for passage Monday said Senate conferees had yielded only after 14 SenateHouse meetings extending over two months Swear in Negro as solicitor WASHINGTON Thur good Marshall the first Negro ever to become solicitor gener il of the United States was worn in Tuesday and received unstinted praise from President ohnson Justice Hugo L Black of the supreme Court who adminis ered the oath at a White House cremony also praised Marshall s a lawyer and predicted he vould be one of the great so citors Marshall who resigned as a udge of the US Court of Ap peals for the 2nd Circuit to ac ept the new appointment is the 3rd solicitor general In that office he is the chief ad rocate for the government in all Is litigations before the su preme court Johnson noted that Marshall s the first Negro to hold the of ice and said race really no onger serves a bar to the ex rcise of ones skill Johnson also spoke of Mar halls many victories in the uprcme Court in civil rights ascs RETIRED GENERAL DIES MONTGOMERY Ala laj Gen Orvii Anderson 70 ctired since 1950 died in Max veil Air Force Base Hospital Monday 1 he number is no longer an lounced nor is the type and imount of bombs dropped The announcement Tuesday also did not say where the B52s lew from to make the strike It was assumed however that they came from Guam The Viet Cong shelled and mortared the Bien Hoa air base near Saigon early Tuesday damaging 45 US rnd Vietna mese air force planes and four US Army helicopters a US military spokesman said He said none of the aircraft were seriously damaged and all would be repaired within three days US sources reported earlier hat two helicopters were de stroyed but the spokesman did not confirm this The spokesman said the guer rillas fired 10 mortar rounds at he base and 22 other shells of caliber possibly from a lowitzer or recoilless rifle An fficial announcement earlier iad said 30 lo 50 mortar rounds had been fired at the base US and Vietnamese casual ies were described as light and 10 deaths were reported The bases artillery batteries did not return the fire because the mor ars apparently were located in i populated area US sources aid Last Nov l Viet guer illas fired 82 mortar shells into he base destroyed 27 aircraft dlled four US servicemen and wounded 72 others Vietnamese military units be gan a sweep southwest of the the direction from which he firing came and were re ortetl to have captured two Cong suspects The base is bout 12 miles north of Saigon Inside The Globe OLD KEOKUK setting new records in downtown Urban Renewal Page 1 Editorials Clear Lake news 5 1314 Society Mason City news North Iowa 202J 23 Comics Classified pages 2425 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy with and thunderstorms night and ending Wednesday forenoon Warmer Tuesday night lows in upper Highs Wednesday in upper 70s SAMf ;