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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1966, Mason City, Iowa Hubert asked to i testify Seek comments on Viet policy WASHINGTON AP The sharply divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee agreed in formally Monday to renew its request to Vice President Hu bert Humphrey to testify on Viet Nam policy It did so at a closed session Inwhich informal agreement also was reached to start vot ing Friday on President John sons request for million more in foreign aid for Viet Nam Before the voting the com mittee will take testimony be hind closed doors on Thursday from Secretary of Defense Rob ert S McNamara Chairman JW Fulbright D Ark said the committee agreed to ask Humphrey to appear at a closed session to talk about his trip and his announcement ot development loans for India and Pakistan Fulbright also said he may ask the committee to approve publicationo of a censored ver sion of closed door testimony the then Vice President Lyndon B Johnson gave its members in 1961 after a personal trip to Viet Nam He said however precedents might require agreement from Johnson for its release Sen Mike Mansfield DMont said he supports the Presidents position that any Communist representation in a South Viet Nam coalition government is a matter of negotiation Mansfield commented as ad ministration forces moved to ward forcing a showdown on a pair of embattled bills bearing on the Southeast Asian war They appear to have the votes to carry both issues an emer gency foreign aid measure for Viet Nam now pending before the Senate For eign Relations Committee and the Viet Nam mili tary authorization waiting ac tion on the Senate floor The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION 10c One MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 28 ArsocUled FuU LeaM VOL 1M 17 rash kills 2 astronauts Two astronauts died ivlien this plane crashed into a building T38 jet trainer hit building where space capsules are built Meteorologist orbits The senators also may get a chance late Monday to voteon a proposal to rescind or modify the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin resolu tion cited by President Johnson as giving him the authority to take apy steps necessary to combat Communist aggression in Southeast Asia One of the leading criticsof the Johnson Viet Nam policies Sen Wayne Morse DOre has promised to introduce the pro posal in an amendment to the Viet Nam money bill If he does Sen Richard B Russell DGa chairman of the Armed Services Committee he would counterattack with s substitute proposal to reaffirm the resolution Russell said he has the votes to win Vice President Hubert H Humphrey and Sen Robert F Kennedy tangled further Sunday over a possible future role for the Viet Cong in the South Viet namese government Kennedy a New York Demo crat suggested again that in order to negotiate a peace in South Viet Nam the United States must understand that the Communists might end up in some way or another with in the governmental structure of Viet Nam Humphrey who initially at tacked Kennedys proposal as being equivalent to putting fox in a chicken coop said on ABCs televisionradio program Issues and Answers that his first assessment might have been a little too genteel The Viet Cong is not a fox Humphrey said It has a more rapacious nature The Viet Cong is not an Asi an version of the Americans for Democratic Actionor the liberal wing of the Republican or Dem ocratic party he said They engage in assassination mur der pillage conquest and I cant for the life of me see why the United States would want to propose that such an outfit be part of any government Kennedy appearing on CBS radiotelevision program Face the Nation said he thought his Viet Nam position and that of the Johnson administration as spelled out by presidential aide Bill D Moyers are essentially the same North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing Monday night and slightly cooler in middle 20s Tuesday fair and warm er highs in lower Weather on 2 CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP ESSA 2 a mechanical meteorologist designed to snap and transmit cloud and storm pattern photos almost in the twinkling of its camera eyes soared into orbit Monday to complete the worlds first oper ational space weather reporting network Togethei with the earlier ESSA 1 the new weather watch er will combination of global coverage every day and instant pictures to local forecasters in 22 nations Dubbed everymans satel lite because of its potential usefulness to all countries the new weather observatory thun dered away from Cape Kenne dy right on schedule at am CST atop a Douglas Delta rocket that drilled it into orbit about 850 miles above the earth The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced the success of the flight and of ficially named the sateliite ESSA 2 for environmental sur vey satellite Ground stations planned to activate its cameras on Wednesday after first check ing out all payload systems Each of the two cameras is to take and transmit a picture every six minutes ESSA 1 launched Feb 3also carries two cameras which pho tograph all areas of the globe at least once every day stor ing the pictures on board until the payload is over one of two receiving stations in the United States These pictures are distributed to interested weather agencies around the world The instant pictures can be used to improve local weather forecasts to issue warnings of severeweather and to help se lect the safest routes for air craft in flight and ships at APT receiving sets cost up to But some amateurs have put workable sets together for as low as Some television stations in the United States plan to feed ESSA 2 pictures directly onto home screens during weather pro grams A station can receive pictures from the satellite whenever it is within a range of 2100 miles On each pass ESSA 2 can re lay two or three pictures each showing weather patterns over an area of four million square miles Weve put on our new face The GlobeGazette in tnis issue is taking another step NEW modernizing and improving is a sample of the is a sample of the type product for the reader It has been used by the hereafter will be used by lows other steps taken since in its news GlobeGazette in its news move to a new building for a number of It is still of the Corona two years purchased it was considered the most modern and family However the let The latest is to increase type available It is now are 9 points high set size of the type This is type family The a line which is 10 points high done entirely for the benefit 8 points high set on a make a brighter looking and our readers to make our is 9 points readable page brighter and easier to read will be of particular benefit Z S our older of measure The new optimum for a line of the One of the outstanding still Corona considered used in the Globe in putting our best face experts to be columns ward was in the use of legible type nations foremost typog tional color pictures it now will be 9 steps less noticeable on a line 10 points were consulted by the been taken to make the follows a new and gave the paper more appealing newspaper judgment The change studying make the newspaper easier Previously the that the larger more pleasant to read body type has been Corona be read faster will add at least 20 per points high on a line 9 eye pauses per line to the readability of the high A point is a that 9 points also is said Edmund G Ar Tug boats nibble away ice jam on the DAVENPORT sure the broken ice Schmidhauser DIowa erful tugs nibbled away at has expressec eightmile ice jam on the Coast Guard cutter at the way the issippi River Monday as headed into the Corps of Engineers han gressmen prepared to lend its the emergency gate the resulting flood subcommittee of the civic officials la made some 400 persons Works Committee leaders and officials of farm a public hearing on the The towboat Peoria and flood starting in plan to testify at the med its barge on ice at the ington Tuesday and Col H B Coffman of the jam near Buffalo The group headed by Rep of the Rock Island 111 the AM Thompson E Jones DAla called engineers also will lake downstream at Muscatine hearing at the insistence of old typography expert on the ournalism staff of Syracuse NY University and consult nt for Editor and Publisher ournalisms foremost trade aper It will make the Globe Jazette easier and more fun to ead he added It is one ol he best things a newspaper do to improve readability f the paper It will jrovement be a said decided im Howard N King York Pa typography consultant to Harris Intertype and a lecturer on printing hroughout the United States It will increase legibility easier on the eye It will give the Globe tazette a new Spring dress King congratulated the Globe Jazette on making the change entirely for the benefit of its readers Arnold Gazette IS added one The Globe of the finest newspapers in the country both as to typography and news cov erage This is a fine improve ment of an uct Inside already good prod The Globe Editorials Society news 567 Sports 910 Bassett See jet hitsplant 10 injured at McDonnell ST LOUIS Mo AP US astronauts Elliot M See Jr and Charles A Bassett II who were scheduled to fly into space in May were killed Monday when their twinjet plane crashed into the plant here where their space capsule was built See 38 and Bassett 33 were flying to the McDonnell Aircraft Corp when their T38 fighter trainer crashed into the roof o the space center at McDon nells huge complex McDonnel makes the Gemini spacecraft as well as Phantom jet fighte planes used in Viet Nam Ten persons working on a Phantom fighter were injure when the plane crashed at am CST into the top of th building skidded over the roo and then crashed into a con struction parking area below The plane burst into flames and was destroyed Witnesses who heard a series of booms before the plane ex ploded said both bodies were thrown out by the impact Flames and smoke then tow ered into the air None of the 10 injured was believed hurt seriously The plane was making an in strument landing in light fog when it crashed Another T38 fightertrainer also circling the airport landed safely The Federal Aviation Agency said the cause of the crash was not known The Weather Bur eau said visibility was miles and the ceiling 800 feet The astronauts were on their way from the Manned Space craft Center in Houston Tex See and Bassett were to ride into space this summer aboard Gemini 9 See was scheduled to be the command pilot while Bassett was scheduled to take a 90minute walk in space Nei ther had made space flights be bre There were a series of quick Dooms and then flames said a workman near crash site He and other workmen were in the area constructing a new building for McDonnell Firemen flames with mained of charred wreckage Astronauts regularly fly to McDonnell in the twoplace T3i jets for work with factory tech nicians in preparation for Gem ini flights A formal statement from Dr Robert R Gilruth director o ASTRONAUTS Please turn to Page 2 Schedules national vote for Britain LONDON Minister Siarold Wilson Monday or dered a national election in Britain on March 31 Wilsons decision came exact ly 500 days after he took office and at a moment when pollsters say the ruling Labor party is riding high in public esteem The terse official statement said Parliament will be dis solved March 10 Wilson hopes to increase his partys tiny threevote majority in the House of Commons Wilson is not required by law to call an election until October extinguished the foam All that re the plane was Smoke billows front downtown Forest City fire Three fire departments fought the blaze 2 stores burn at Forest City By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director FOREST predawn laze which for a time threat ened a major portion of the Business district of this Winne Dago County community de stroyed two stores Monday Gutted by the fire were the Johnson Pharmacy and Becks VStore a dry goods establish ment Both stores were located on the first floor of a twostory brick building on Forest Citys Main Street There was no official estimate of the financial loss from the fire but unofficial estimates were running between and The lire broke out in the basement of the drug store which occupied twothirds of the first floor of the old building about 5 am Heavy smoke spread over the downtown area as more than 50 firemen from three communi ties battled the flames through out the morning Assisting the fire and Forest City firemen were departments from Garner Lake Mills The fire was reported by Mrs C D Fox an employe of the drug store Forest City Fire Chief Frank Kamish said Mrs Fox had set some water on a stove in the stores basement when she came to work at 5 a m She then went upstairs to get some equipment for bak ing and when she returned to the basement it was in flames Mrs Fox suffered some minor burns on her arm when she ried to extinguish the flames The fire first spread through be drug store and then to four apartments on the second floor Three of the apartments were ccupied but four persons were evacuated before anyone was njured The roof of the building caved n about am andthe fire pread to an apartment above the Beck store at thesame time and then moved into the store about The Sheppard makes bid for new trial WASHINGTON attorney general asked the Su Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics V Clear Lake news 15 Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news 1 1969 five years after his par tys victory in the 1964 general election But he can call an election at any timo during the term Public opinion polls give labor a 135 per cent lead over the Conservatives preme Court Monday to reject Dr Samuel H Sheppard s con tention that newspaper publicity prevented a fair trial in the 1954 slaying of his first wife I submit this was a trial by the book it was a good trial Atty Gen William B Saxbe said The balding Sheppard sat with his Germanborn second wife Ariane and his son Sam uel Sheppard Jr 19 in the Su preme Court chamber Sheppards attorney Lee Bai ley of Boston in opening the ar guments said that Sheppard was tried unfairly Bailey said the trial should have been moved to another lo cale because of an unfavorable atmosphere created in the com munity by editorials and news paper articles Through arguments by his counsel the former Cleveland Ohio osteopath hopes to win a new trial with additional conten tions One is that evidence presented against him 12 years ago was not sufficient to sustain a conviction The conviction was for mur der in the second degree and he was given a life sentence He under a habeas after serving 10 was released corpus order years In the latest legal move in Ohio the US Circuit Court in incinnati rejected Sheppards contention that he didnt get a rair trial But it permitted him to remain at liberty on bail sending outcome of his appeal o the highest tribunal Sheppards first wife Mari lyn was pregnant when she was beaten to death Sheppard has always claimed that a bushy tiaired intruder killed her In 1964 he married a Germanborn divorcee with whom he had car ried on a correspondence while in prison Sheppards lawyer F Lee Bailey of Boston asked in a preliminary brief submitted to the Supreme Court that the jus tices rule on 11 questions The first was whether pretrial pub licity so prejudiced the commu nity that no fair and impartia jury could have been impan eled Ohio Atty Gen Saxbe said in his William B prelirhinarj brief The facts of this casu dc not warrant a presumption o community prejudice inheren in the nature of the pretrial pub licity nor do they justify a find ing of actual juror prejudice portion of the building mousing the drug store and the apartments above it is owned by Ray Jacobs Forest City The portion housing the Beck store s owned by Eddy Enterprises orest City The building was nsured An adjoining building which louses a restaurant which was o open soon sustained severe smoke and water damage The Hanson Plumbing and Heating o which occupied the base ment beiow the Beck store also suffered damage Brakes put on consumer price hike WASHINGTON AP The rise in consumer prices halted in January for the first time since last summer the Labor Department announced Mon day The consumer price index lev eled off at 111 per cent of the 195759 average where it stood in December This was 19 per cent above a year ago Labor Department officials said the report was gratifying after four consecutive months of increase Arthur Ross commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statis tics told reporters I would caution you not to make too much of this we do not believe it is too significant SAME DATE1V4597 f ;