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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 3, 1966, Mason City, Iowa Thr newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbors i V t HOME EDITION 10c OM MASON CITY IOWA 3 IMA AuodaUd Prau full WbrM VOL ItS No 307 Moon landing soft Doves Hawks both hitting Viet policy Photofax INNOCENT VICTIM OF WAR South Viet namese woman holds out for treatment by a medic the hand of a crying child which was badly gashed by a bullet near Chuong Hoa when its family was caught in vicious fighting between Viet Cong guer rillas and Vietnamese airborne troops taking part in Operation Masher Two battalions of the air borne forces are participating in this operation EDITORS NOTE In and out of Congress questions are being raised as to just how the United States got into the present situation in Viet Nam and what is the legal basis for its actions In thefollowing an alysis these issues are explored by John M Hightower Pulitzer Prize winning reporter of The Associated Press By JOHN MHIGHTOWER AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON AP In the spreading Senate debate over Vietnamese war policy the hawks and the doves agree on one issue They feel the United States is drifting into a bigger and much more dangerous conflict and they want to know whatPresi dent Johnson plans to do about it The twofront attack on his policy from those who want it softer and those who would get tougher threatens a severe challenge to Johnsons war leadership in the weeks ahead But it is also a challenge to the meaning of 10 years of vio lent history For U S interven tion in Viet Nam has built from the beginning a record of disap pointed hopes rising costs and drift into a war both dangerous and undeclared Sen JW Fulbright DArk chairman of the Foreign Rela tions Committee and a critic of Johnsons policies told Secre tary of State Dean Rusk a few days ago that he doubted the existence of an adequate legal base for what he United States is doing in Viet Nam going back to the start of the policy 10 years ago Yet Fulbright said that the raising of questions does not necessarily mean opposition to policy but primarily a desire for clarification There is a lack of under standing of the situation in Viet Nam Fulbright said All I am asking for is a clarification of United States policy Behind some of the senatorial attacks on Johnsons policy seems to lie concern over the fact that the shooting conflict has never been declared by Congress as a war is not being fought under United Ntions sponsorship as was the war in Korea and involves an open ended commitment which could mean war with Communist Chi na some day perhaps evn nu clear war with the Soviet Union Johnson has every confidence as he has made clear publicly and privately that he has all the authority he ijeds to con duct military operations and commit more and more forces as he judges necessary He also recognizes that Congress has the power to deny its approval of what he does and to withhold money But administration officials generally see the leadership issue as posed in more subtle terms Some at lease believe the debate now developing may help to clarify policy and meet unspoken but presumably wide VIET NAM Turn to Page 2 Incoriielevel would be fixed WASHINGTON W A blueribbon commission recommended to President Johnson and Congress Thursday that every American family be guaranteed a minimum annual income The annual cost of such a plan was said to range from billion to billion dependingon its scope As many as 35 million Americans could be affected if a minimum income level was fixedat a year This was but one of dozens of ambitious recommendations that grew out of a yearlong study by a 14member National Commission on Technology Au tomation and Economic Prog ress The group was created by Congress and appointed by Johnson to study technological unemployment and related problems Many of the commission find ings are certain to arouse con troversy Perhaps anticipating to insure these deposits said todays more adlofficials said Thursday Banks can pay over 4 per cent DES MOINES AP Iowa banks can pay more than 4 per cent interest on deposits and the federal government is expected state vanced ideas will be common place tomorrow The guaranteed income idea was labeled worthy of further study in Johnsons economic report to Congress last month Under the plan the federal gov ernment would make up the dif ference between a familys acaccounts or tual income and a fixed minimust report mum standard Almost every recommenda tion drew unanimous support from the panel which included such prominent citizens of di verse viewpoints as board chairman Thomas J Watson Jr of IBM Corp and Walter P Reuther president of the United Auto Workers Union Among the unanimous recom mendations in the 210page re port were these The federal government should become employer of last resort for the hardcore jobless paying them to work in local hospitals schools police One section of Iowa law ap pears to limit interest to 4 per cent although banks in neigh boring states are paying 4V4 per cent Atty Gen Lawrence Scalise said that if any bank pays more than 4 per cent onsavings TV tuner plant to Ottumwa 1000 jobs by summer OTTUMWA AP Standard Kollsman Industries Inc of Melrose Park 111 announced plans Thursday to locate hew plant facilities here and employ more than 1000 persons by mid summer Standard Kollsman is the na tions leading manufacturer of tuners forcolor television sets supplying 19 of 20 US color tel evision companies It was the second major new industry for Iowa in two days The Freuhauf Corp of Detroit announced plans Wednesday to acquire a site near Fort Madi son for construction of a mil lion van trailer plant which will provide jobs for 1500 persons John B Huarisa president of Standard Kollsman said the firm plans to start its Ottumwa operation almost immediate ly He said the firm needs the ad ditional facilities to meet the growing demand for tuners It now operates plants at Melrose Park and Aurora 111 and at Oshkosh Wis Plans call for the firm to es tablish a training center at Ot tumwas Industrial Airport and either remodel existing airport buildings or construct a new factory Company representatives have begun interviewing prospective employes The firm will employ mostly women and additional Maul Red regiment SAIGON South Viet Nam Allied spokesmen said Thursday that Operation Masher has savagely crippled a North Vietnamese regiment and badly Russian attempt success Make good after 5 tries MOSCOW 9 hai accomplished a soft landing on the moon T a s s announced Thursday Luna 9 has a reliable coin municalions link with the earth the official Soviet news agency said It was the first Soviet success in five attempts to make a soft landing on the lunar surface It was the firstword on Luna 9 since Tass announced on Mon day that it had been launched All previous shots inthe Luna series beginning in January 1959 failed to make a soft land ing a vital procedure in putting a man on the moon though Luna 8 came close last Dec 7 Three of the earlier Soviet at empts at a soft landing crashed A fourth missed the moon The United States is expected to at mauled a mixed regiment of North Vietnamese and Viet Cong They called the 10dayold drive in the coasta lowlands near Bong Son 300 miles northeast of Saigon the heaviest blow ever dealt the troops from North Viet Nam A total of 707 Communists were reported killed by the Al Jied forces with the US 1st Cavalry Airmobile Division ac counting for the highest count of 514 spokesmen said In addi ion 120 enemy soldiers were reported captured and as many as 75 per cent of the 506 sus pects detained were identified as Viet Cong US Air Force and Navy 3lanes attacked North Viet Nam or the fourth consecutive day triking at storage areas high ways bridges and shipping but aad weather again prevented of dam time these deposits deposits the superintendent of banking as borrowed money However Scalise said the same section of the Iowa Code indicates that these funds are deposits rather than borrowed money even if they are labeled borrowed money workers will be hired to ac commodate production sched ules Standard Kollsman now em ploys 8500 persons in diversi fied industries It operates the Casco Products Corp which makes heating pads cigarette lighters and space instruments and Standard Grigsby which manufactures electromechani Compassion of the warrior The Federal Deposit Insurance cat push button and rotary Corp FDIC insures deposits in banks up to but does departments community and other useful enterprises It urged that 500000 jobs be pro vided initially at a firstyear billion with vided initially cost of about the program expanding steadily over a fiveyear period Every young American should be offered free education for two years after graduation from high school Students INCOME turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness with occasional light east portion and colder Thursday night lows 510 below north east to near loro southwest Partly cloudy Friday highs 10 northeast to II Weather en Page 2 hot insure money the bank bor rows State Treasurer Paul Franzen burg who requested the opinion from Scalise said a member of Scalises staff visited FDIC of ficials in Washington last week and was told that deposits on which per cent interest is paid would be considered its and insured as such even though state law requires banks to label them as borrowed mon ey switches Huarisa said the company se lected Ottumwa as the site of a division of its television tuner operation after a two year search Reach compromise on tax relief bill PIERRE SD AP The South Dakota legislature has reached a compromise clearing the way for passage of a million property tax relief bill Clutching the hand of a small boy who struggles to touch his wounded father a 1st Air Cavalry Division soldier shelters the mans weeping wife after the Vietnamese family was caught in bombardment by the U S forces The soldiers Photofax moved in after the shelling of the Viet Cong infested area near Bong Son during Operation Masher in area 290 miles northeast of Saigon Injured civilians were evacuated to hospitals by helicopters I Smith convicted of card burning DES MOINES Smith 20 a former University of Iowa student was convicted Thursday of burning his draft card US District Judge Roy Stc phenson ordered a presentence investigation and said he would set the time for sentencing later He dismissed a second count of the indictment which charged Smith with failure to have his draft card in his possession The judge ruled that the count was defectively drawn Smith of Marion burned his draft card last Oct 20 at an in formal student discussion meet Committee okays Gl bill WASHINGTON new GI Bill offering permanent educa tion and loan benefits for men and women serving in the armed forces was approved Thursday by the House Veterans Commit tee The bill would affect immedi ately 35 million veterans who served since early in 1955 the date benefits for Korean War veterans ended The firstyear cost for the bill was estimated at million far more than the administra tion has proposed The adminis tration is backing a bill that would limit benefits to veterans who served in dangerous areas Chairman Olin E Teague D Tex said the committee ap proved the bill unanimously al though Republicans made nu merous attempts to increase the benefits The bill would provide Up to 36 months of educa tion or training on the basis of one month for each month spent in the service Allowances of a month for single veterans for vet erans with one dependent and for veterans with more than one dependent Home loan guarantees of up to with direct loans of up to where private financing is not available The bill issimilar to one al ready passed by the Senate ex cept that it provides smaller monthly payments The Senate bill sets rates of and and would cost about million ng known as Soapbox Sound off at the University of Towa He said he did so as a protest against American involvemen in Viet Nam and other aspects of American foreign policy Smith who had dropped out o school before the draftcan burning incident had been alliet previously with civil rights anc pacifist groups A federal law provides tha any person who willfully de stroys or mutilates his draft reg istration card is subject to a fin of up to and a prison term of up to five years Smiths attorney Craig T Sawyer assistant professor o law at Drake University sai he probably will appeal the con viction But he said he hadn a chance to discuss this wit Smith Judge Stephenson overrulei Sawyers motion to dismiss th indictment on grounds that th law was unconstitutional Sawyer argued that the law was an unconstitutional restric lion on freedom of speech an assembly assessment planes were reported ccurate ge No ost But spokesmen announced the oss of three in South Viet Nam i the past 24 hours with two kmericans and three Vietnam se killed and one American ijlot rescued unhurt The American South Viet amese and Korean troops in Operation Masher were contin uing the hunt for a third Com munist regiment of about 1200 men possibly all North Viet lamese still reported in the area The Allied force encountered nly light sniper fire in the past 24 hoursThe cavalrymen robed an area on the western side of the 13milesquare battle zone which was heavily pounded y Air Force B52s from Guam Wednesday in an effort tocut off the Communist escape The Americans reported thai the bombers had destroyed numerous bunkers and trench es Some equipment and torn uniforms were found but the Communists appeared to have carried away their dead and wounded The US 101st Airborne Divi sion ran into a company of Viei Cong regulars in field helmets and camouflaged uniforms about miles west of Tuy Hoa a coastal town 240 miles northeast of Saigon Moderately fieavy fighting erupted after the Communists pinned down one o the divisions wire communica tions teams Other paratroopers moved in and artillery and air strikes pounded the Communist posi tions driving off the guerrillas Eight Communists were report ed killed MOSCOW Reports on the health of Nikita S Khru hchev swirled through Mos cow Thursday Some said he was ine others said he was in the hospital Officials declined comment Several Soviet sources said he former premier was hospi alized for gall stones Another version said it was kidney stones Khrushchev was reported in middling condition accord ng to some informants One version said he had been losiitalized for several months but attempts to confirm this were denied by sources which said he was in normal health and living quietly in the country He was hospitalized last Au gust for medical tests A daugh ter Rada Adzhubei said in ear y September that her father was in good health and had re urned to his country home That was the last authorita Inside The Globe Clear Lake Editorials Comics Society news 101 Sports 1314 CubGazette 17 Mason City news 7223 Latest 73 Classified pages2475 North Iowa news 2 Nikitaill in in Moscow empl its first soft landing in May Luna 8 the last Spviet attempt at a soft landing apparently slowed down well but a mal function in the final touchdown forced a crash landing Thursdays T a ss flash said Luna 9 has accomplished a soft landing on the moons sur face A later announcement dis tributedby Tass but apparently written in the space research section of the Spviet Academy of Science said Today on Feb 3 1966 at 2145 Moscow time pm the automatic station Luna 9 launched Jan 31 has made a soft landing on the sur face of the moonin the area the Ocean of Storms to the west of the craters Reiner and Ma ria Radio contact with the sta NIKITA K in middling condition tive report on the ousted lead er Official Soviet spokesmen now refuse to answer questions about him They say he is a pri vate citizen living on pension and therefore of no official in terest Both Mrs Adzhubei and her husband Alexei were reported absent from work today She is an editor of the magazine Sci ence and Life He was editor of the government newspaper Iz vestia and is now an editor of the magazine Soviet Union Khrushchev was ousted from his dual jobs as premier and first secretary of the Soviet Communist party 1964 on Oct 14 To resume policy probe WASHINGTON AP The Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee decided Thursday to re sume its public inquiry into U S Vietnamese policy at am CST Friday The hearings have been a ve hicle for sharp attack on that policy especially the resump tion of bombing in North Viet Nam tion on the surface of the moon is reliable Transmissions are on 183538 megacycles The in struments on board the station are functioning normally The next communications session will be from 0015 Mos cow time Feb 4 pm CST Feb Bomb score is sixth for Fort Dodge FORT DODGE AP The sixth in a series of bomb scares at schools here in less than a week emptied Fort Dodge High School of some 2250 students Thursday As in all previous similar in cidents officers searched the buiJding and found no explo sives School was dismissed for the day A high school student working in the school office answered the telephone at am and heard a voice say There is a bomb in your school She said the voice was clear and sound ed like that of a mature boy The student notified Principal Paul Scidel arid the school was evacuated immediately It was the sixth time in as many days that anonymous call ers have given hoax bomb re ports at various schools here An 11yearold boy was arrest ed Wednesday after he admit ted making a false bomb report at an elementary school Officers said the boy was traced and admitted makinga call to Hawley Elementary School about noon saying only that there was a bomb in the building Most of the pupils were home for lunch and the school was closed for the rest of the day AME ft ;