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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Diplomats must be very agile To escape rocks bombs By TOM LAMBERT New York IdTribune News Service WASHINGTON The Quiet the Ugly Ameri can as some see bet ter be an Agile American these days especially if he is sta tioned in some Communist na tion or in one of a score or more in Asia Africa the Middle East or Latin America Increasingly over the last several years people in those countries have been attacking American embassies consulates Information Agency libraries or other USoccupied buildings to express displeasure over US policies or programs If the Quiet American isnt agile he might for example be skulled by a rockthrowing Afri can attacking an American li brary in Cairo or assaulted by an Indonesian breaking up an American reading room in Ja karta In many other countries gov ernments disturbed about Amer ican policies or programs usu ally confine their objections to diplomatic exchanges or public statements But in Moscow Cairo and Ja karta recently the regimes there seem to have encouraged helped stage or connived at de structive attacks on American occupied buildings by demon strators protesting US actions in the Congo The depredations promptec Secretary of State Dean Rusk to declare in a statement that such violent acts cannot but affec relationships between nations Resort to riot and violence against foreign mission strike at the heart of the system of diplomatic intercourse the es tablished channel by which one nation communicates with an other Rusk said More than 50 American em bassies libraries or other of fices in some 30 foreign coun tries have been attacked by mobs since July 1962 Only one American is known to have been injured in the attacks which resulted in more than worth of damage Some countries have paid or offered to pay repair costs In donesias President Sukarno said his government would pick up the repair bill estimated a the two American libraries his followers wrecked Cambodia has said it will paj for 5123000 worth of destruction inflicted by government ap plauded mobs last March on th American library and embassj residence in the capital o Phnom no money ha yet been received The Russians and Bulgarians have indicated they will pay for damages to American buildings in Moscow and Sofia caused b African student mobs las month Czechoslovakias Communis regime has called for the re pair bill for damage don simultaneously by African stu dents to the American Embassj and 12 official cars in Prague In most instances in the las several years US Information Agency libraries there are about 250 scattered abroad have been the prime targets of antiAmerican mobs around the world Officials here think Com munists led or took part in about twothirds of the library attacks and that a third of the assaults were directed by the governments of the countries in which they occurred There are several theories why foreign mobs which often include students who spend a good deal of time in American libraries like to attack the reading rooms Ideological minded officials here say some of the assaults particularly those led by Com munists or nationalists indi cate the libraries are feared as sources of education against ex tremism and are therefore logi cal targets for attack Other officials note however that most of the libraries are centrally situated and on routes taken by mobs and therefore arc easy for the demonstrators to get at Fire stones and paint seem to be the prime weapons of mobs that have attacked American buildings abroad The arsenal varies however Moscow dem onstrators favor inkpots prob ably supplied by the Soviet gov ernment which is the sole man ufacturer of everything in the USSR However Brazilian crowds have used tar in attacks on American buildings African students in Bulgaria have thrown steel bars As expected antiAmerican demonstrators often seize and desecrate any US flag they can reach and sometimes they hack the American seals off embassy walls MUSIC WRITER DIES AUGUSTA Ga UP Lige Mc Kelvy 62 whose musical ar rangement of I Dont Want to Set the World on Fire became a million seller died Tuesday of a heart attack Air Force to disband 755 Reserve units by April WASHINGTON UP Air Force announced plans Thurs day to disband 155 Air Force Reserve units by April The action involves about 8 000 reservists in 44 states and the District of Columbia Although the announcement did not say so the action was believed to be a forerunner to the merger of the Air Force Re serve into the Air National Guard Such a move would parallel action already taken with re spect to the Army Reserve and National Guard The units involved are 112 re covery squadrons and 43 recov ery groups These are ground units whose mission is to provide for support of regular Air Force military planes at civilian airports fol lowing an attack on the United States that might have knocked out military fields This support included such things as ground maintenance and food and lodging for crews The Air Force said reviews have indicated that these recov ery units could be deactivated without unduly impairing Ail Force combat effectiveness and with accompanying cost sav ings It did not say how much money might be saved Air Reservists involved in the disbanding of the recovery units the Air Force said will be given an opportunity to train as individuals or to transfer to other units to the extent their jobs and grades are available This was the second and final cut in the reserve recovery unit program Last July and August 91 squadrons and 40 reserve recov ery groups were deactivated At the time it was said the Air Force had determined there is no foreseeable future military need for these units The recovery program was started in 1960 and was ex panded later to include dispersal of military aircraft to civilian airports in a national crisis that held a danger of attack on United States Such a dispersal designed to make the regular Air Force less vulnerable to knockout on the ground was accomplished during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis At its peak the reserve re covery program included 18000 reservists The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 7 1965 UOe t Paper Consist of Two One Associated Press Full Lean No 285 road LBJ health plan ELLINGTON PRAIRIE LUTHERAN CHURCH Sukarno makes it final Says hes quitting UN JAKARTA Indonesia It was resolved that the In President Sukarno Thursday night announced Indonesias withdrawal from the United Na tions In taking this decision Su karno thus ignored appeals made by practically the whole world including his allies and friends in the African Asian camp to keep his country in the world organization Addressing a rally held to condemn foreign military bases Sukarno declared On Jan 7 1965 I declare as follows In my announcement a few days ago I said that if Malaysia becomes a Security Council member I will order Indonesia to walk out of the United Nations Not since Ma laysia has become a Security Council member I declare that Indonesia has walked out of the United Nations Before Sukarno made his an nouncement the rally approved resolution supporting his de cision to pull out of the United Nations North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with rain Thursday night and Friday Continued mild Thursday night lows in mid 30s Mild early Friday with shifting winds and turn ing colder in afternoon highs around 40 Weather Details on Page 2 donesian people has approved my order that Indonesia quit the United Nations Sukarno said He also anounced Indonesia will not need the help of United Nations agencies operating in this country We can afford to operate without the United Nations specialized agencies It is good for our own nation to stand on our own feet A parade of foreign ambassa dors continued to call on For eign Minister Subandrio to dis cuss Indonesian withdrawal from the United Nations Only the Red Chinese were reported approving the move Indonesian delegates at UN headquarters in New York in formed officials of the organiza tion orally last Friday that their government was withdrawing because Malaysia which Su karno has sworn to crush was admitted to the Security Coun cil However written notice of the withdrawal has not been delivered There has been spec ulation that the Indonesians are having second thoughts The Indonesian Information Ministry minimized the British military buildup in Malaysia and urged Indonesians not to be scared The ministry in a state ment accused Malaysia of de liberately exaggerating the buildup and said it was an ex cuse for eventual reciprocal at tack on Indonesia Church near Garner goes up in flames GARNER Ellington Prairie Lutheran Church was destroyec by fire Wednesday night Adolph Holm who lives near the church discovered the blaze about pm He called the Ventura and Garner fire depart ments but the fire had prog ressed loo far to control The building was burned to the ground before midnight The church part of the Miller Parish was insured for It had been remodeled about a year ago and had an almost new pipe organ A new piano was placed in the church within the last month The Rev Arno Frerichs of Miller is the pastor of both the Miller and Ellington Prairie churches He said the church records for both churches are in a vault in the Miller church Garner firemen reported the fire seemed to have started near the furnace but the cause has not been determined The loss was estimated at more than Inside The Globe MASON CITY employment rosy for 1965 Page 8 Reaction varied in Congress Some expect quick action WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnsons proposals Thurs day in the healthmedical care field encountered a questioning attitude from many members of Congress At the extremes there was enthusiastic endorsement and outright opposition Chairman Wilbur D Mills D Ark of the House Ways and Means Committee said the House should be able to vote on a health care plan for the aged by March His group will handle that part of the program Mills who had opposed ear lier versions the proposal to provide hospitalization for the elderly under Social Security said the proposal advanced in Johnsons meets his special message basic requirements but probably will be modified in some particulars House Speaker John W Mc Cormack DMass said he ex pected there would be quick action on the health care bill Rep Oren chairman of Harris DArk the House Inter state and Committee Foreign Commerce which will handle many of the items in the pack age said he didnt think there would be any difficulty over ex tending existing programs The questioning attitude of numerous members was re flected in a comment by Sen Leveretl M Saltonstall R Mass senior GOP member of the Senate appropriations com mittee who said We all favor improving the health of our cit izens the question is how to do it most helpfully wisely and efficiently Senators will want to study this with a great deal of care Similarly Sen Richard Russell DGa said Im B for GOVERNOR IGNORED BY HUNGRY GIRL Photofax Minnesota Gov Karl Rol vaag top right delivers his message to thejoint session of the state legisla ture and is completely ignored by a hungry little girl who receives a bottle of miJk in her mothers lap Mrs Richard Fitzsimons wife of the representative from Argyle Minn holds daughter Gloria Ann 14monthsoM who shows little interest in the goingson Aid to medical schools Asks action on medicare WASHINGTON AP Presl dent Johnson proposed Thursday a broad health care package that includes a suggestion that the federal government pay part of the basic operating costs of medical and dental schools Johnson submitting a mes sage entitled Advancing the Nations Health plugged first for enactment this year of medi cal insurance for persons 65 and over under the Social Security program He made message his first one on a specific subject in the new session thereby giving it high priority I believe this year is the year when with the sure knowledge of public support tha Congress should enact a hospi tal insurance program for the aged the President said Johnson called too for a five year program of grants to de velop multipurpose regional medical complexes for an all out attack on heart disease cancer stroke and other major diseases Aides said 32 medical centers would be built in various parts of the country at a cost of billion FBI jails New Yorker on espionage charges WASHINGTON WFBI He is a native of New York After Thompsons discharge agents seized a 29yearold New anything in the health field that Yorker Thursday and charged can be Justified but I will havejhim with conspiring lo lransmit to study the Presidents sage and veteran of six years in the from the Air Force in Decem Air Force having served in ber 1958 Hoover said he lived West Berlin Labrador and sevin Detroit until 1961 when he U S military scnrnts to the eral posts in the United States moved to New York state Sen Lister Hill DAla Chair Soviet Union While in the Air Force During this entire period Editorials 4 Society news 567 Mason City news 89 Latest markets 9 North Iowa news 10 Sports news 1112 man of the Senate Labor and FBI Director J Edgar Hoover Public Welfare Committee wasidentified him as Robert N njncommittal on the proposed hospital insurance program But he told a reporter he Cub Gazette 13 Comics 14 Clear Lake news 15 Transit timetable 16 Classified pages 1617 thought his committee would give favorable consideration ito the rest of t h e Presidents Abel trying to win steel union control PITTSBURGH AP I W Abel is trying to win control of a big union in a way that has rarely if ever succeeded in the history of American unionism The secretarytreasurer of the United Steelworkers Union is attempting to move up from the unions No 2 spot by unseating President David McDonald in the unions election Feb 9 Traditionally the leadership of major unions has changed mainly through death or retire ment Highlevel internal rebel lions have been few Abel is confident of victory We never had any question about it he said Wednesday Abel 56 hopes to ride to the top on the strength of rankand file discontent which he says runs deep and wide in the mil lionmember union He claims the mill hand has lost his voice in union affairs and too much authority is now concentrated in the hands of technicians ex perts and lawyers In an interview in his Pitts burgh office Abel said The discontent has been evi dent throughout the country the past several years It was evi dent in the last negotiations when some locals at first re fused to sign because they felt there had not been proper con sideration of the membership That 1963 contract was negoti ated by agement the Joint Human UnionMan Rclations Committee in a concept of bar gaining that has been described as mutual trusteeship The contract was rewritten without a formal reopening a first in the industry Some of McDonalds oppo nents have accused him of turn ing the USW into a company union meaning it has leaned too far in favor of the manage ment viewpoint Abel also finds fault in the way the McDonald administra tion has handled local griev ances He said many have been merely pushed aside Abel six years younger than McDonald started as a volun teer union organizer and held three successive offices after his local was established recommendations Hospital in surance will be handled by the Senate Finance Committee Sen Allen J Ellender DLa aid he thought the hospital in surance would do violence to the Social Security program and not accomplish the purposes intended He also said he was opposed lo it because it would cost the taxpayers a good deal more than anticipated Sen Bourke B Hickenloopcr of Iowa chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee said Johnson proposed such a vast comprehensive and com plex spending program it will have to be examined carefully by Congress to see if the econo my can stand the cost To disband 4 Iowa air units WASHINGTON AP Four Air Force recovery units in three Iowa cities Sioux City DCS Moincs and Cedar among 155 which the Air Force announced Thursday will be dis banded by next April The Iowa units including two Thompson a selfemployed fuel oil distributor He said FBI in vestigation revealed that Thompson was recruited into a Soviet intelligence operation while serving with the U S Air Force in Berlin in 1957 Hoover said a Russian nation al Fcdor Kudashkian is named as a coconspirator with Thomp son in DCS AFRRG Moines arc DCS Moincs 9537th 9536th AFRRS DCS Moincs and 9540th AFFRS Cedar Rapids Hoover said Thompson a resident of Bay Shore NY conspired with Kudashkian and other unnamed individuals in the espionage plot The plot the FBI director said provided for the payment for various sums of money to Thompson and involved the use of code names false identities and codes ciphers and other ypes of secret writing in order o communicate Hoover said the espionage ef forts particularly con cerned with furnishing informa tion relating to military equip ments and installations missile sites code books and intelli gence and counterintelligence activities of the United States government Hoover identified Kudashkian as a Russian national formerly employed by the UN secretary in New York but now living in Russia Thompson lives with his wife and three children at 1693 North Gardiner Drive Bayshore nuuvci aaiu was convicted by a summary court martial of leaving his appointed place of duty illegally obtaining a 38 caliber revolver and being unfit for performance of duties through indulgence in intoxicating aaiu inoiiiiisun to conspire to participate n Soviet espionage activities in the United States The FBI said Thompson was arrested in New York but gave no details on his seizure Apollo suffers HOUSTON Tex AP planning called for US plan to orbit three unmanned suborbital nauts in an Apollo moon of the powerful Saturn IB craft in 1966 suffered its The third assuming no setback Thursday with setbacks occurred on the two was to be flowr nouncement of major three astronauts Also caught in the said the third flight now was the third Saturn scheduled to be a test of the mission which was replaced booster called the an unmanned earth orbital 4B and its propellant of the lunar excursion which hold liquid hydro LEM which will carry and oxygen nauts to the moons save weight the Apollc will not be used Dr William A Lee head a nose cone Lee said the Operations Planning tanks carry 2235CK sion at the Manned of fuel and will be filled Center said the delay in earth orbital trips using thi first threeman orbital Apollo spacecraft should be tanks will be only parti Instead of making the Lee said to reduc earlier in 1966 he said it be later in Saturn 4B will be th Because of the closeness stage on the mighty Sat the schedule however 5 rocket and will hurl itsei lems could send the mission the Apollo spacecraft int 1967 observers pointed orbit Another major new proposal would set up a system of grants to help cover basic operating costs of our health profession schools in order that they may significantly expand both their capacity and the quality of their educational programs Johnson said tuition and fees paid by medical and dental stu dents actually defray less than half the cost of their education We must face the fact ha said that high operating costs and shortages of operating funds are jeopardizing our health professions educational system Also included in Johnsons proposed health package were better health services for chil dren and youth improved com munity mental health services more ambitious federally aided effort to rehabilitate the disa bled improved services for the mentally retarded and legisla tion to tighten up federal control over barbiturates and other pschyotoxic drugs The President in his mes sage put no dollar figure on the total cost of his proposals But he described the package as representing attainable hor izons of a greater society which a confident and prudent people can begin to build for the fu ture First priority in the lengthy document went to health insur ance for the aged I ask he said that our Social Security system proved and tested by three decades of successful operation be extended to finance the LBJ Continued on 2 SAME ;