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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1965, Mason City, Iowa newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors HOMI fDITION Nagel 18c i MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 11 1HS AiincUted Presn Full VOL IDS No 240 Iowa coach CHEER FUND GOAL 13000 Ml Previously reported Lori Ann and Timothy Abf and Min al Heltlandi Grill Gundell iHii Kciy Seoul Trnnp KR ann Hrentnn Carlelon tSIKI Anonymous OQ VH ciub Rake mud line Cluh Rockwell Pleasant Womeni Cluh Mason Gil Board of Realtor A Friend Shcryl Ostmn lustaClub Fertile Marfa Mitchell Club THE BAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED OIVING DAYS LEFT 2 M I Smi 10WI 35WI 300 100 X50 10 M moe 15515 85 True Yule spirit in Cheer Fund N the task of ad ministering he Christmas Cheer fund to the needy of the communi ty cafe is exer cised in giving people an oppor tunity to make choices in the selection of foods and gifU We dont want to take peo p 1 es responsibilities from them is the way Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service Inc puts it Parents like to do it and reap the satis factions of choosing articles for their children Children are not the only ones to benefit from your generosity although it is to them that great attention is given Senior citizens invalids shut ins and needy of all ages re ceive gift certificates that are redeemable at business places for merchandise fitting their de sires It is Family Services assign ment to sec that nobody will be forgotten this Christmas The Mason City Board of Realtors and CHM are two longtime generous givers noted in todays listing Contributions came from a wide field includ ing several from other commu nities You too can join in this worthwhile cause as only 11 giving days remain to reach and exceed the goal Bring your contribution to the GlobeGazette or mail it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlebeGazette Sox 771 Mason City Iowa 50402 Climbs steps in monument to keep fit WASHINGTON AP tav A Hergert 75 says his al most daiiy ascents and descents of the Washington Monument 898 steps keep him fit as the proverbial fiddle He says he has done it 998 times He goes today for 999 Ill do it 2000 times if my strength holds put Hergert Vows He says it takes hinr about 18 minutes to go up am about 12 to 15 minutes to come down the 555footplus obelisk I keeps him in shape for his firs jove hiking he says He also swims a mile a day a the YMCA when the water the indoor pool is not too cok When it is he limits himself to half a mile North lawo Weather outlook Cloudy wHh light rain Saturday but chang ing to Saturday nigfct Saturday Supday Mason City an speaks against demonstrators By DAVE McMILLEN Most of them will never know what its like to sleep in a rice paddie or cat one can of food a day If they did they would be better Americans Its kinda like the saying we had in Viet NamOur country had its chance in 1776 so lets give this country a chance This is the advice of a young Mason City Marine to antiViet Nam demonstrators The Ma rine is Pfc Michael L J Grib ben son of Mr and Mrs Peter E Gribben 507 S Polk His feelings toward those who demonstrate against this coun trys role in Viet Nam is not idle chitchat He just recently returned home after spending eight months on Viet Nam battlefields Young Gribben did live through the experience of sleeping in a rice paddie and eating just one can of food a day He feels that it has made him a better Ameri can It has made me appreciate things a lot more Every morn ing when I walk out of the house I realize what Ive got and what I was fighting for His youthful appearance be lies his experience He speaks out freely against antiViet Nam demonstrators He has earned the right to express his feelings While defending that right Grib ben was wounded twice The young Marine docs not feel that his efforts went unre warded as he speaks with pride of a Purple Heart with a yolcl star and a Viet Nam Service Medal He was awarded the Purple Heart after he was injured while participating in a Idman recon naisance patrol last May The patrol was caught in a Viet Cong ambush In aneffort to find a safe position Gribben stumbled into a punji trap A punji trap is a favorite device of the Viet Cong It is an excavation covered by a bam boo mat and grass for conceal ment When a victim falls into the excavation he lands in a of sharpened bamboo poles sticking upward Although jabbed in the right thigh by four of the sharpened bamboo poles Gribben spent only two days in a field hospital before he returned to duty The patrol was pinned down for eight hours before escaping Gribben was then carried to safety by an evacuation heli copter He is restricted by the Department of Army from tell ing he number of casualties and wounded but hints that he would jusl as soon forget anyway Just two months later Gribben was wounded again when a Viet Cong grenade exploded nearby He suffered a concussion from the impact This time he spent just 36 hours in a field hospital and again returned to duly He was awarded the gold star iti lieu of a second Purple Heart Gribben did not have to serve in Viet Nam He had been sla tioned in Thailand Okinawa China Japan and the Philippines and had fulfilled his overseas obligation He volunteered for additional duty and was as signed to Da Nang South Viet Nam Asked if he would go back lo Viet Nam his answer was a quick yes The President sent us over there and Id go back again if I was ordered Value of area farm land rises By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director North Iowa farm land values ontinued to spiral upward in 965 latest figures reveal but ie rate of acceleration fell be ind other areas of the state In a report released Friday by le Agricultural Experimental tation at Iowa tale farm Focus arid prices in theNorth ral Grain rea of the tate rose 95 jer cent dur ng the year nding Nov 1 That was the o w e s t per1 e n t a g e in rease of the j ive areas of state included in the report other four areas all showed and value increases of at least 05 per cent The other areas and the per entage increase indicated in the eport were Northeast Dairy 05 per cent Western Live tock 107 per cent Southern on North Iowa cent 107 and per asture 106 per Castern Livestock ent For the state as a whole the eport compiled by agricul ural economist William G Mur showed farm values rose 28 an acre during the year hat was the largest dollar rise n the state since the specula ive land boom of 1920 when arm land values jumped an ere in a single year Although the North Central reas percentage increase was ic lowest the dollar increase was second highest for the five reas the report pointed out The dollar increase for the rea was up to an acre rom in 1964 Only the East Livestock area had a larger ollar increase The aver ge land in that area is now at an acre com pared with last year N E Nick Brear Garner realtor said he wasnt surprised by the fact that the North Cen ral area was the lowest in the FOCUS Please Turn to Page 2 Tip helps break up gang rumble NEW YORK AP Acting a tip transit police deployet along a subway Friday to break up a Brooklyn gang rumble be fore it got started At the De Kalb Avenue station a crowd of 75 teenagers al Negroes rushed from a train Three detectives shouted at the boys and girls to stop When their command was ignored the police produced pistols and halt ed them About 30 girls in the group were searched by a policewom an and released Three 13year old girls allegedly carryin five butcher knives and a stil leto were booked on weapon violations charges along with 25 boys The boys ranged in ag from 14 to 20 Police said they learned late the gang fight had been sched uled with a group of whit youths outside a junior hig schofl If we are going to stop the Communists we might as well slop them there His father agrees Im like him we need somebody We dont want none of Diem over there but somebody has to be Contrary to somo beliefs Gribben docs not feel that the anliVict Nam demonstrations have an adverse affect on Amer ican soldiers in Viol Nam We dont give a damn They have to shave themselves look at themselves in the It MARINE Turn to Page 2 By ELTON C FAY WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson and Secretary of defense Robert S McNamara lan to wave a wand tnd change Fill fighters into FBlll strategic bombers By McNamaras own dcscrip ion the new supersonic bomb ers intended to comprise a 210 lanc fleet by 1971 actually will be only a variant of the Fill allpurpose tactical fighters now in production for the Navy and Air Force But the PURPLE HEART Mr arid Mrs Peter Grib ben 507 S Polk admire the Purple Heart awarded to their son Michael for injuries received while he was fighting in Viet Nam Wounded twice Gribben also received a gold star in lieu of a second Purple Heart Gemini 7 poised for daring rendezvous with Gemini 6 Inside The Globe By RONALD THOMPSON AP Aerospace Writer MANNED SPACE CENTER Houston Tex AP Tiny Gemini 7 with its two cheerful iilots flew flawlessly through pace Saturday poised for mans most ambitious space enture a daring rendezvous vith an orbiting sister ship Bearded slightly hoarse and oodnatured Air Force Lt Col Frank Borman and Navy Cmdr Gems worth are stolen LONDON AP Two men and a woman handcuffed the owners of a jewelry shop next o the American Embassy Sat urday and made off with gems valued at The jewelers were Bermans on North Audley Street in the Mayfair district of London Harold Bcrman who was in the shop with his brother Charles said a man and a worn an entered the shop and the man pulled out a gun He handcuffed the Bermans and made them lie on the floor in another room Meanwhile the woman opened the door for another man who was masked We were just opening the safes to take out1 the jewelry for the display counter Berman said The trio had visited the store twice previously acting as cus tomers he said They showec interest in a diamond bracelet valued at They said they would cal back today so when they ap pea red at the shop door we nat urally thought they were al right Bcrman said ames A Lovell Jr hurtled past1 he midpoint of their 14day light about am EST Gemini 7 entered its 98th orbit at am Sunday is the big day Gemini breaks the worlds space en durance record and the United tates makes its adventurous attempt to have two spacecraft and fly formation in space perhaps only inches apart Nothing appeared to stand in he way of a am blastoff of Gemini 6from Cape Kenne dy Fla Sunday Launch teams busily readied he mighty Titan 2 rocket that vill boost astronauts Walter M Schirra Jr a Navy captain and Thomas P Stafford an Air Force major onto a 100000milc Misses target Fathers shot kills daughter SANTA MONICA Calif AP A5yearold girl who dared her father to shoot a tangerine off her head died early Saturday From a gunshot wound in the forehead police said Officers said Eugene K Van Denburgh 34 a laborer told in vestigators he was examining his new 22caliber rifle when his daughter Elizabeth Marie said Daddy Ill bet you cant shoot this off my head like Wil liam Tell Detectives said the girl placed the tangerine on her head and stood about 15 feet away in front of a wooden fence When police arrived they said the girl was lying on the ground bleeding from a bullc wound Van Denburgh was bending over her He was booked on invcstisa lion of murder chase after Gemini 7 Endugh uel to boil out 430000 pounds of hrust will be pumped into the owering launch vehicle Satur day The Gemini 6 spacehunters mission control and the world wide tracking network practiced intil late Friday night orbital maneuvers that will carry Schirra and Stafford nose to nose with the Gemini 7 crew Dubbed The Spirit of 76 he dual flight casts a plot of the hunter and the hunted with emini 6 stalking space in search of Gemini 7 riding a cir cular path around the globe 185 miles high Hopefully at pm therell arrive the big moment f meeting some fond waves between the two teams of astro nauts a picture taking session and then the formation flight Some hours later the two crews go their separate ways with Gemini 6 possibly return ing lo earth the next morning Command pilot Borman en joyed the eve of the big day by riding through space in the comfort of his longjohn under wear a luxury previously forded his pilot for slightly more than three days Nasal stuffiness suffered by both astronauts in the 100 per cent oxygen atmosphere they breathe seemed to be worse Dr Charles Berry the nights med ical director said It appeared to be worse in Jim than in Frank he noted So Berry prescribed a lotion carried aboard the craft to re lieve the dryness in their noses m Days tOL pi Editorials Church news Society news Sports news Latest markets 4 47 a 910 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics Business news Clear Lake news1 North Iowa news 14 IS 16 18 Christmas parade set for Watts LOS ANGELES of bloody riots last Au gust and object of a sober post mortem ever throwing itself a Christmas parade Its theme in a community that has known nightmare is A Childs Dream Saturday with flags flying bands blaring and spanglec beauties waving to the crowd the parade will parallel some 01 the worst ruins from the in credibly devastating riot that claimed 34 lives and cost million in property destruction and damage At firstblush the parade might seem a brassy mockery to its grim surroundings Not so say its planners Of all years this is the year to have a parade says Mrs Edna Aliewine chairman of Watts new Community Beauti ful volunteer group There are still the children she says and this parade is to show them there is still some thing good here some reason for hope and for pride in Watts Somehow in an area that now is symbolic of poverty bitter ness and defeat the idea went over big More than 130 of them to foot the bills for their own cos tumes floats or whatnot Approve 270 new bombers he latest models of the eight et subsonic B52s which they vill replace He said the FBlll will be able o carry a load of 50 conven ional bombs each weighing 750 rounds about the same as B52s now carry or deliver nuclear weapons But it will defense boss tolc newsmen they would be able to fly to a target twice as fast am with about the same range a Penetrate Viet Cong outpost SAIGON AP South South Viet Nam Vietnamese roops roving Go Cong Province 35 miles southwest of Saigon in he Mekong Delta penetrated a Viet Cong hornets nest Saturday and touched off a big gunfight The reinforced multibattalion sized government units appar ently pierced the outposts of an old Viet Cong stronghold and were lashed by 50caliber ma chine gun and 57caliber recoil less rifle fire A US military spokesman reporting the out break said the fire was heavy and was continuing through the afternoon Reports reaching Saigon indi cated the government troops probably flushed a main Viet battalion one of the veter an hardcore outfits which has been in the field a long time This is the kind of Viet Cong force that has plagued and bat tered government troops and US Marines for more than three days 350 miles to the north in the paddy fields inland from the South China Sea coasl Marines continuing the battle with troops from shore bases and from the carrier Valley Forge had rough going under heavy attack Friday night but reported Saturday that the Viet Cong were evading an open con frontation with the multibattal ion Americans Moving up from the south to ward the government forces the Marines made only light contact with Viet Cong snipers and the main enemy force slipped away during the morn ing Marine patrols took heavily fortified positions without oppo sition including barbed wire outposts and a big tunnel sys tem 10 feet underground The tunnels disguised by tented doors and bamboo constructions at the entrances contained sleeping rooms that could ac commodate 75 persons Marine casualties in the oper ation were described as light There were no reports of Viet Cong casualties except for a twoday total of 74 Viet Cong dead exacted by both govern ment and Marine troops Rumors of much higher figures in the continuing hunt anddodge operation found no support in US military head quarters 8 years IOWA Nagcl who has been head football coach at Utah has been named head fool ball coach at the University of Iowa The announcement was made at a press conference late Sat urday morning by Prof Hugh Kclso chairman of the Board in Control of Athletics at Iowa Nagcl will replace Jerry Burns who was fired Nov 16 Burns team this past season had a 19 record the worst in the history of Iowa football The search for a replacement has been going on since that time All of the coaches on Burns staff were dismissed so it will be up to Nagcl to select his as sistants The salary lor Burns as head coach was In conjunc tion with the Iowa job a Sunday television show reviewing Hawk eye games has helped income for the head Hawkeye mentor The pay for this contract has been There was speculation that Athletic director Forest Eva shevski would return to the Iowa ootball job He produced three iig Ten champs and two Rose lave greater penetrating abili y and military effectiveness ne said In talking at a Texas news conference following a meeting Fridaybetween Johnson him self and the Joint Chiefs of Staff McNamara had a retort for some senators and others who crifi cizec the announcement carfiei in the week of a cutback in bases with corresponding reduc tion in the number of B52s They spoke much too soon The program which he said Johnson approved at the meet ng shows no plans to eliminate strategic bombers from the orec McNamara declared With the 210 FBllls and 225 B52s still to be in the Strategic Air Command by the end of the decade he said there will be a orce of 565 Present strength is about 680 including 80 of the mailer but faster B58s which are to be dropped along with the earlier models of the B52 The first of the FBllls is ex acted to be in the operating fleet in 1968 the rest by 1971 They are to be produced by the Fort Worth Tex division of General Dynamics Corp which s also manufacturing the Fill ightcr formerly known as the TFX Jowl winners while directing he Hawkcyes But he had indi cated after Burns dismissal that he would try to gel the best coach available for the job Nagel Has been in Iowa City for the past few days He will be faced with an immediate im portant This is the time of year that the main contacts are made with star ligh school players McNamara said that the million to be spent for production of the FBllls together with op erating costs will be less than he cost of changing the earlier models of the B52s Navy plans probe into plane crash BRUNSWICK Maine AP The Navy began an investiga tion today into the crash of a patrol plane some 25 miles off shore in the Atlantic One crew man was killed Five other crewmen were rescued from the water after he crash Friday and were tak en to Brunswick Naval Air Sta ion Hospital They were report ed in good condition The dead man was identified is the copiiot LI Og Don ild S Lavignc 26 of Albany JY A Navy spokesman said Lavigne apparently died of ex posure The rescued were Lt Robert C Mullcr 31 of Lombard 111 the pilot Aviation Technician lC Emamicl A Croasmun 33 of Cleveland Ohio Aviation Machinists Mate 2C Paul L Force 28 of Patcrson NJ and Aviation Machinist Mate 3C Pasquale Pape 21 of Rome NY A Navy spokesman said the pilot barely had time to trans mit a distress call and give his location before the plane ditched He said the cause of the crash had not been deter mined however The craft a Neptune patrol plane was on a local training flight whcil it crashed he said RAY NAGEL replace Burns sr Nagel a 1950 graduate of UCLA has been at Utah for eight years Last year his team won the Western Athletic Con ference championship and beat West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl His record at Utah is 42391 with some of the losses coming this year when his team won only three of 10 games Nagel had lost 19 Icttcrmen from the 1964 team The Iowa athletic board fired Burns Nov 16 at the end of the Hawkeyes Big Ten seasonin which they dropped all seven conference games Bob BUckman who coached Dartmouth to an undefeated season had been offered the Iowa job His team won the Lambert Trophy emblematic of the best football club in the cast Blackman is a native of Dc Soto Iowa and was on the staff of the football clinic held last spring at the University of Iowa He has coached for 11 years at Dartmouth where his record was 69273 at the Hanover NH school The Dartmouth coach hesi tated for more than a week in making a decision and finally announced Thursday that he was turning down the Hawkeye offer SAME 774 BUek TrUr I ;