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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1966, Mason City, Iowa HOME EDITION The newspgper that makes all North Iowans neighbors UOc a One MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 7 1964 Associated Press Full lease Wirci VOL 105 No 287 Domingo crisis AP Photorax A KISS FROM DADDY Thi Yen 2yearold Vietnamese orphan gets a kiss from her adopted daddy Air Force Sgt Marlin Leese of Failfield Calif on her ar rival at San Francisco International Air port Thursday night New life for Viet children FAIRFIELD Calif UP Two Vietnamese children adopted by a US Air Force sergeant and his wife took in the sights and sounds of their new home town in California Friday far from a war that has been their way of life Thi Yen 2 and her new brother Hi Son 11 neither of whom speak English arrived in San Francisco by Jet Thursday They had a mute hut joyous reunion with their new parents T Sgt Marlin Leese 47 and his wife Lucy 45 For the Leeses childless during their 22 years of marriage it was a victory after a two year struggle with red tape I think its wonderful said Mrs Leese Ive waited so long Leese first tried to adopt the youngsters while on a tour of duty in Viet Nam in 1964 Both children are from large families whose fathers are dead Their mothers had put them up for adoption hoping to provide them with brighter futures I had all my paperwork done and was waiting for the embassy to give the final okay when the embassy was blown up by a terrorist bomb with my papers last March Leese said He had to start the adoption proceedings all over again But Leese had help from a Vietnamese at torney he hired and from Rep Robert Leggett DCalif and Prime Minister Ky of Viet Nam Leese is presently assigned to McClellan Air Force Base near Sacramento No time limit on air lull See no quick resumption WASHINGTON AP Sen Mike Mansfield DMont said after a White House conference with President Johnson Friday there is no time limit on the pause in bombings in North Viet Nam and he expects no resumption of attacks soon Mansfield the Senate Demo cratic leader told a news con ference he believes Johnsons peace offensive is worthwhile and I expect it to continue He said the President had gone a long way in spelling out US objectives He added how ever that he had had no indi cations of any response from Hanoi or other Communist cap itals His comments came a short lime after Sen George D Ai ken KVt said this country should not resume its bombing raids in North Viet Nam unless Hanoi moves to widen the war As for the possible resump tion of bombing Mansfield said that is a matter the President is keeping under hourly study I would continue it unless there is greatly increased activ ity on the part of North Viet Nam Aiken said in a tele GEORGE AIKEN End all raids hone interview from his home LI Putney Vt There have been significant lifferences of opinion within he Democratic administration about the extended pause in bombing North Viet Nam Some military men believe he lull is giving the Commu nists the military advantages of easier transport and time to make repairs or even step up he infiltration of troops into South Viet Nam Inside The Globe GET FINAL orders on tax assessments Page i North Iowa news 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets Sports 910 Comics I Classified pages 1415 Considering charging 3 WASHINGTON AP The Justice Department is consider ing whether to prosecute a self appointed threeman mission to North Viet Nam But a spokes man said Friday no decision has been reached Were aware of the case and were looking into it the spokesman said when asked ends See confusion in capital city SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic UP The Dominican Republics provisional government ap peared Friday to have weathered the threat of a new explosion but the capital was in a state of confusion A new crisis reached its climax Thursday night with a proposal by provisional President Hector Garcia Gocloy to send key military figures including some who had been rebel lead Wirtz sees no solution to strike WASHINGTON Wl Secre tary of Labor W Willard Wirtz told President Johnson Friday there is no clear apparent path to a solution of the New York City transit strike at this time Wirtz and Asst Secretary of Labor James Reynolds con ferred about six hours Thurs day night with Mayor John V Lindsay and a mediation panel Wirlz said Friday that The first line of hope for a solution is in that bargaining V f See story on strike Page 2 ers out of the country on diplomatic assignments The armed forces in this rev olutionridden country moved to blockthe maneuver but it re mained unclear whether the military had planned to over throw the provisional govern ment painfully installed through the efforts of the Organization of American States OAS President G a r c i aGodoy stressed his intention to remain in office as long as he had the support of the OAS Armed Forces Minister Fran cisco Rivera Caminero one of those whom the president want ed to send out of the country denied that the military leaders had rebelled against the gov ernment or that the National Palace had been occupied He said the guard there merely had been reinforced that is going on up there right Waits in darkness about the unauthorized journey that began last month The trio includes Staughtoni Lynd an associate history pro fessor at Yale University Her bert Apthekcr a member of the U S Communist party and Thomas Hayden who has been active in student and civil rights groups North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Friday night with di minishing winds and cold lows around 20 below north to 10 below south Saturday fair and not so cold highs zero to 10 above Weather details on 2 Soviet Union delegation in N Viet Nam MOSCOW AP Presiden Ho Chi Minh of North Viet Nan received the Soviet delegatio led by Alexander Shelepin i Hanoi Friday Tass reported Shelepin a top Kremlin troul bleshooter and his group ar rived earlier in the day in North Viet Nam capital after a brief stopover in Peking The Soviet news agency said the meeting between the Soviet leaders and Ho was marked by a warm and cordial atmos phere Also present at the meeting were the premier of North Viet Nam Pham Van Dong and other Vietnamese leaders The Soviet delegation had lunch in Peking with Li Hsicn nien a Chinese Communist dep uty premier while its plane was being refueled There was no suggestion of policy talks dur ing the onehour stopover But the administration be lieves its aerial surveillance would spot any North Vietnam ese moves calling for US re taliation from the air White House press secretary Bill D Moyers was asked Thursday about a New York Times report that Secretary of State Dean Rusk was not wholly in sympathy with President Johnsons peace offensive I suggest you go to Secretary Rusk he replied then added There certainly has been no evidence of that over here At the State Department a spokesman for Rusk said the story is inaccurate and does not represent the situation Johnson is pleased with the results of his carefully directed peace offensive believing tha the message US diplomat have spread to capitals through out the world is getting to Ha noi But the Communist Viet Nam News Agency reported Thurs day the Viet Cong had rejecte the US peace moves as cun ning and extremely repugnant a peace smokescreen This paratrooper of the US 173rd Airborne Brigade his eyes heavily bandaged waits inside evacuation helicopter for flight to field hospital at Bao Trai South Viet Nam So recent is the long battle he saw and fought in against Viet Cong in AP Photorax swamplands some 20 miles west of Saigon in north ern tip of Mekong Delta that troopers helmet camouflage is still intact his boots and clothes soaked Boots at left belong to wounded para troopers Foil Viet bomb plot SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Police smashed a Viet ong plot Friday to blow up a US biilct in downtown Saigon with the biggest plastic bomb ever used in the capital Intelligence agents of the na tional police seized six terrorists two and a half miles north of Saigon as they were bringing a 265pound plastic bomb in a large water tank into the city Two of the armed with matics terrorist1 45calibcr were auto Officials had already warnec the capital to expect a new on slaught of terrorism in the next two weeks before the Vietnam ese New Year Tet on Jan 21 Thursday night they arrest ed five Vietnamese aged 16 to 37 in an investigation of two explosions an hour apart at the military entrance to the Saigon airport and across town at a police substation The blasts killed one Vietnam ese and injured 16 persons in cluding four American service men In the field a US Marine atrol sweeping a road for mines ran into a Viet Cong am bush 6 miles south of Da Nang and reportedly suffered moder ate casualties A Marine officer said 20 or 30 Reds opened up from both sides of the road with automatic weapons and hand grenades The Leathernecks returned the fire killing Iwo Viet Cong on tin spot and another in a chase US military commanders announced that the US I73rd Airborne Brigade would conlin ue operations in the marshy Plain of Reeds west of Saigon where the paratroopers have been slogging through mud am water after the Viet Cong for the past week It is the first big American invasion of the north crn fringe of the Mekong Delta a Communist stronghold Although the Viet Cong fell jack before the brigades push officials said the paratroopers would be kept in the area to de stroy Communist supplies The Vietnamese troops will be with drawn Since the US Vietnamese Australian and New Zealand soldiers began the operation near Bao Trai 35 miles west of Saigon on New Years Day they have turned fp nearly three tons of fertilizer nine tons of rice about 5000 documents nine grenade launchers five machine guns ammunition booby traps radio equipment and medical supplies officials reported At the expense of light casual ties the Allies claimed 243 Vet Cong killed 52 captured 624 suspects detained and the cap ture of 41 individual weapons and 1J crewsize guns Japan joins Viet peace offensive TOKYO AP The Japa nese government Friday joined the drive to bring the North Vietnamese to the peace table Prime Minister Eisaku Sato told roving US Ambassador W Avercll Harriman that Japan will do its best to persuade the Communists to agree to talks to end the war in Viet Nam offi cials said Sources close to Sato said he was greatly encouraged by his discussion with Harriman of the manypronged American peace offensive and its chances of success The sources said the prime minister believes that in the light of the suspension of Ameri can bombing of North Viet Nam the time is ripe for con crete Japanese overtures for peace Meanwhile the Soviet delega tion to North Viet Nam headed by top party official Alexander N Shelepin arived in Hanoi after a onehour lunch slop in Peking The Soviet group lunched with Deputy Premier Li Hsiennien a member of the Chinese Communist party Polit buro but sources in Moscow said there was no suggestion of policy talks during the brief stop in the Chinese capital The Russians may try to con vince President Ho Chi Minhs regime to agree to peace nego tiations But the presence of experts on military production and rockets in the delegation indicates that Shelepin will try to outbid the Red Chinese in fluence in Hanoi with a boost in military and economic aid which the Chinese cant supply It was not clear following Harrimans meeting of one hour and 40 minutes with Sato what specific steps Japan might take to get the Communists to negoti ate for peace in Viet Nam But the visit to Moscow on Jan 16 of Foreign Minister El susaburo Shiina is almost cer tain to be the occasion for a first step The explosives seized on Sai gons jungle oulskirls exceeded in deslructive power the 250 pound bomb used by the Viet Cong to blast the eightstory Mctropole Hotel an enlisted mens billet on Dec 4 The at tack killed two Americans a New Zealandcr and eight Viet namese and injured more than 100 others The blast was part of a wave of grcnadethrowings and other terrorism marking the fiflh anniversary of the Viet Cong ast month The terrorism con inued up to the Christmas truce The Viet Cong were ex pected to continue their new violence in the capital until the ourday ccascfirc they have proclaimed for the lunar Nev Year Jan 2124 Viet Nams na ional holiday Warning that the period be fore the lunar new year was the right time psychologically foi the terrorist atlacks a police official said The Viet Cong are operating right at the citys edges This gives them and Iheir liaison agcnls an easy time of it to ge into and out of Saigon Once the Viet Cong terrorists had to slip into Saigon but now they jus walk in Its so easy its jus like going next door Authorities gave no details o how they learned of the boml plot one of the few they hav ferreted out Police sources said the large was Ihc Bui Vicn billel tw blocks from the Metropole Ho lei Viet Cong commando aboard a taxi and motorscoot VIETNAM Pleaie turn to Page 2 now He said there tools in the sense of legislative authority the federal government might be able to use to try to bring about a settlement All the federal government can do he indi cated is appeal to good sense and reason and point out that a national interest is involved The use of the TaftHartlcy Law to invoke a coolingoff per iod and at least a temporary re turn to transit operations ap parently is out For one thing a public body rather than a private concern is the employer in this case and legal appli cability of the TaftHartley Law is questionable Hove blaze delivered to front door ALGONA The Algona Fire Department had a blaze deliv crcd to its front door Friday morning A truck owned by the fowa ilm Transport Co Des Moines ulled up lo the firehouse about 40 am with a fire in its railer The driver of the truck told uthorities he noticed the fire bout 12 miles south of Algona said he tried to put out the ilazc twice with a fire guisher but was unsuccessful Earlier it appeared the pal ace and government radio sta tion had been occupied Troops had sealed off major highways into Santo Domingo Rivera Caminero said the government radio which had been ordered shut down by the president last October had PRESIDENT GARCIA GODOY Takes Action merely been taken into cus tody for a while It remained on the air The armed forces minister said Thursday nights army ac tions had been just demonstra tions of disagreement and that the army had acted spontane ously The new crisis erupted after Ihe provisional president listed controversial military figures including some rebel leaders who were to be assigned out of the country in an effort to bring calm Within hours troops moved nto the palace and some armed orces informants reported mil tary uprisings in unspecified ities of the interior GarciaGodoy appearing pre ccupied but calm did not ask ielp from the InterAmerican eace Force He tressed that his decision to re ilace leaders in the armed and decided to make a run for Algona He parked the truck in front f the firehouse and turned in he alarm at the police station next door Firemen had to back jut a truck and hook up the lose to a hydrant 40 feet down he street Algona Fire Chief Ralph Al crt said the cause of the fire vas undetermined He estimated he loss of supplies in the truck and damage to the trailer to more than Message fo Congress set WASHINGTON AP Prcs dent Johnson will deliver his Slate of the Union message to a joint session of Congress a 8 pm CST next Wednesday The timing of the message was fixed Friday when Senate Majority Leader Mike Mans field of Massachusetts break fasted wilh Johnson at the While House Press Secretary Bill D Moy ers later told newsmen of the decision Congress convenes Monday for its new session The Presidents address wil be carried to the nation live by radio and television And foi the first time it will be telecas in color orces and transfer key figures DOMINICAN Please turn to Page 2 Cut force at plant in Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS Farmbest nc Friday announced a cut ack in its work force due to a shortage of hogs on the Iowa market Approximately 30 workers or onethird of the companys work brce will be laid off on a son ority basis George Vivbrctt a Farmbest official said the plant daily hog kill is down from a peak of 3000 lo about 950 He said the laid off workers will be rehirecl when the current log shortage eases SAME f ;