Mason City Globe Gazette in Mason-City, Iowa
17 Jan 1966

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17 Jan 1966

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1966, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes All North Lowans neighbors Home edition 10c a one Mason City Iowa monday january 17 1946 atm lated Preu full hmm Wirtz vol 105 no 290 Short truce ordered photo fax it wont Hurt much four children of or and mrs Porter Dimery of Des Moines Are All eyes As they prepare for immunization shots in a neighbourhood program conducted sunday against such diseases As polio smallpox whooping cough measles diphtheria and tetanus they Are lower left and right Pennie to 6 and Gail 7 and upper left and right Porter or 11 and Ronnell 10 Challenge voting act Washington up the Federal government clashed with a big segment of the South monday As debate Over the constitutionality of the 1965 voting rights act opened before the supreme court David w Robinson ii Carolina Rose to launch the eight hour debate Over the Law nearly a Quarter of a million negroes have registered to vote in the seven Southern Stales touched by the act since it be came Law five of those states joined South Carolina in its attack on the Law As an inappropriate and unfair use of Federal Power to enforce the 15th amendment to the Constitution forbidding de Nial of voting rights because of race or color special counsel for South third trial on smoke cancer link Rule on rights issues court bans segregation Washington a far reaching issues of civil rights dominated the proceedings of the supreme court monday As it returned after a Holiday re Cess 1 it barred racial segregation in a Macon a Park which was willed in 1911 for the use of Whites Only the High Tribu Nal in a 63 decision found that the City was entwined in the Parks operations and there fore segregation would be unconstitutional 2 it heard Oral arguments in which the Federal government was aligned against six South Ern states in a dispute Over the constitutionality of the 1965 Vot ing rights act the Dixie states contend the act with its provi Sions for Federal registrars is unconstitutional 3 11 decided to hear arguments later on what court should have jurisdiction Over 29 civil rights demonstrators arrested in Greenwood miss on various charges including blocking the sidewalk the accused want the cases transferred from City police court to Federal District court the City of Greenwood opposes the trans Fer in the Macon Park Case jus Tice William 0 Douglas spoke for the court majority he said that if a municipality despite appointment of private trustees remains entwined in the management or control of the Park in remains subject to the restraints of the 14th amendment Washington h e supreme court refused monday to review an order for a third trial in the Case of a Carpenter who said he contracted lung cancer at Issue is whether the Federal from smoking cigarettes and government has the constitutional authority to abolish liter Acy and other voter lion tests which had been required by some states arguing alongside South Caro Lina were to be Legal officers from Alabama Louisiana Mississippi Georgia and Virginia North Carolina also affected by the voting rights acl is not taking part ally Gen Nicholas Katzen Bach who celebrates his 44th birthday monday was to defend the legality of the five month old Law in his first supreme court argument since he be came the governments top be Gal officer last year lawyers from new Jersey and Massachusetts the latter representing 18 Northern and Western states were to sup port the government the High court has allotted eight hours for hearing the Case which South Carolina brought directly in the supreme court instead of going through the sought damages from Liggett Myers tobacco co this Means that the third trial will be held the us Philadelphia circuit ordered court in the third their buddy is dying South korean marines pull a dying Comrade from a Muddy Rice Paddy seeking to get him to safety and out of Range of Viet Cong fire in area about 11 Miles South of Tuy Hoa South Viet lib Tanax Nam the marines with vietnamese forces were conducting a search and destroy operation Jan 8 to rout out the Viet Cong from their strongholds trial on the ground instructions Given to the jury in the second irial were inadequate and con fusing Lingell m y e r s appealed asking lower Federal courts arguments Are expected to continue at least through tuesday David w Robinson ii special Consel for South Carolina was expected to contend that the voting rights act is not an appropriate Means of enforcing the 15th amendment which bars discrimination against voters and gives Congress the Power to enact appropriate enforcement legislation the six states also contend that the act makes a finding of past discrimination with no judicial proceedings and that its application by a mathematical formula to a handful of states Alaska Arizona and the seven in the South insidiously sets them apart from other states in order to escape from Juris diction of the act under which Federal voter registrars can he dispatched to counties where half the eligible voters Are not registered or did not vote last to the supreme court reversal of t h e lower tribunal the firm was held not liable for damages in the Sec Ond trial Otto e Pitchard the Carpen Ter lost in the first trial on a directed verdict of acquittal for Liggett Myers however the circuit court ruled the Case should have gone to a jury and the second trial was ordered Pritchard who resided in Pittsburgh a died March 2 1963 his damage suit was continued by his widow Anita As administrator of his estate he testified in the first trial in 1960 stating lung cancer developed after he smoked 20 to 30 cigarettes a Day for 30 years the Appeal by Liggett my cars said Pritchard death did not result from cancer and no vestige of cancer was found in him at his death the circuit courts opinion in which a third trial was or dered said there was ample of the Federal Constitution counsel for the National association for the advancement of coloured people argued before the High court that the Park is so much a part of the Community life that exclusion of be Gores would violate the equal Protection clause of the constitutions 14th amendment in a dissenting opinion jus Tice John m Harlan objected that the decision opens the door to reversal of Basic constitutional concepts carried out logically he said it could jeopardize the existence of denominational schools potentially he College Entrance said every rejection Lel 14th France ends Boycott of Market Ter could become amendment question Justice Hugo Blacks dissent ing opinion questioned the supreme courts authority to Rule in the Case Luxembourg France ended monday a six month Boycott of the european com Mon Market the other five member governments All had their eyes on president Charles de Gaul Les foreign minister Maurice Couve de Murville wondering what Price he would set to restore full French cooperation Couve de Murville was one of the first speakers on the pro Gram of a today meeting of the foreign ministers monday he was expected to make two major demands 1 a firm agreement to allow each of the member nations to hold their veto Over major com Mon Market decisions this veto has existed All along but in had been due to disappear Jan 1 1066 2 a curb on the Powers of chairman Walter Hallstein and his lineman common Market commission de Gaulle feels Hallstein is acting Loo much As if he were the president of a United states of Europe the French proposal was Likely to meet stiff opposition the other five countries say they Are determined not to modify the Rome treaty the common markets Constitution for a vague French Promise to admin Brilain the five believe that France which blackballed Britain three years ago will press hard to keep ils veto before turning the vague Promise into a Concrete invitation for Britain to join under the eighty Earold Rome treaty the unanimity Rule was to give Way to a Quali fied majority vote Starling last Jan 1 France was expected to ask for Al least a postponement of the shift until the ques Tion is decided observers say thai Britain shares Frances fear that the loss of each nations veto could permit the common Market to expand Inlo a superstate with Power to interfere Wilh a nations sovereignly French foreign minister Couve de Murville was exp Clad to argue thai no member Nalion could do without a veto Over future decisions on commercial policy toward nonmembers As Well As in such Fields As trans porn and tariffs he was also expect cd to put Forward president Charles do Gaul Les claim that the common markets lineman executive commission has abused ils rights by proposing greater Power for itself at Frances request the executive commission was barred from the session and the Meel ing is being held Here instead of in Brussels Headquarters of the common Market will Holt firing for 78 hours Mark Holiday in Viet Nam Saigon South Viet Nam a the commander of us forces in Viet Nam Gen Wil Liam c Westmoreland monday ordered All american troops to cease firing for 78 hours Start ing at noon thursday in Observance of the vietnamese lunar new year Holiday act Westmoreland order seconded the decision of the South vietnamese government to halt fighting during the National Celebration similar instructions went to South korean austra Lian and new zealand troops fighting alongside the Vietnam Ese and americans the truce More than doubles Tho 30hour ceasefire observed by Allied forces during the Christmas Holiday but it Falls 18 hours Short of the tet truce proclaimed by the Viet Cong they have promised not to at tack from 11 pm wednesday to 11 pm sunday a total of four Days Westmoreland ordered a ceasefire from noon thursday to g pm sunday it was assumed the allies agreed on Dif Erent hours to avoid giving the impression they were simply reacting to the communist proposal Westmoreland order said All us forces in the Republic will not fire at or on the enemy except in self defense there was no sign in the Sai gon sector of any setup in fighting before the Holiday Al though elsewhere in the country military activities continued at a slow Pace in a lightning stroke a Viet Cong company attacked a government infantry and Armor school at thu due 10 Miles North of Saigon at l am while one part of the guerrilla Force fired two mortar shells As a diversion another hit part of the compound with automatic weapons gop sets own state of Union must prove to a that in does not is expected to contend Hal Sale Laws Selling Volar qualifications must Bow to statutes simple inc 15th Amend year a Sale Federal court discriminate Katzenbach evidence in the record from which the jury could have found As it did Hal the smok ing of Chester Fields was a cause of the lung cancer which was diagnosed and removed in 1953 Waterloo Man in Senate try Waterloo a Ernest j Sec Mann Waterloo business Man and a frequent political candidate announced monday Federal my Lalion of Mcnol tie will try for the democratic nomination for us Sckalor Washington a sen Mike Mansfield Dmont said monday the Senate will spend Only a limited Lime on the Cori prove rial Union shop and legislative reapportionment issues republicans who will deliver their own state of the Union message monday night Are set to filibuster against a House passed Bill which would wipe out the Taft Hartley acts 14b provi Sion under which states can ban the Union shop Senate Republican Leader Everett m Dirksen of Illinois who will give his party views on Viet Nam and other foreign pol icy issues in a television Broad cast monday night is pushing for action on a proposed constitutional amendment to permit Sale voters to decide the Lei one House of their legislature should be apportioned other than on a Oneman on vote basis a fore the end of february Lansfield said he hoped so House gop Leader Gerald r Ord of Michigan will join Dirk in in monday nights re Public an response to president John on stale of the Union Mes age radio and television networks carry the taped 30minute mrk Senford reply which has been billed As a High level and realistic look at the Sale of the Union the two leaders Are expected o Call for close scrutiny Anc perhaps cutbacks in domes i spending a Lipoff Sec Mann who has run under both party banners and has even formed his own factions said he will try for the democratic nomination in n move to defeat Mansfield has scheduled de Bate on the Union shop Bill nex week he said the reapportionment measure would follow it asked if he expected a Fina Republican sen Jack r Miller decision on the two measure to the Republican Gunso Butler position a Given by Ford in the Curren Issue of the Republican congressional committees Weckl Newsheller or we Are going to Hall Infra lion and prevent lax increase and give our men in Viel Nan what they need to win and Sli meet even legitimate Domestic needs Ford said Congress going to have to Cut deeply in the administrations Socall great society budget inside the Globe editorials 4 society news 678 sports 1112 North Iowa news 13 latest markets 14 Mason City news 1415 comics 16 Clear Lake news 19 commies grab civilian official seek court Aid to halt school strike Tulsa okla a Public school All Orneys were prepared o seek a District court restrain no order strike by monday to nonteaching halt a person Nel which gave the cites 77000 pupils and 2500 teachers an unscheduled Holiday a strike by maintenance and custodial workers and bus Drivers became effective at 11 pm sunday after members of team sters Union local 523 voted 228 40 to Stop working unless the school Board recognizes the Union As their bargaining agent spokesmen for the schoo Board which conic is in canno bargain Wilh a Union on person Nel mailers Indica cd the cites 96 schools would remain closet for the duration of the strike Saigon Viet Nam a lie Viet Cong kidnapped an american civilian official monday outside the Village of Trung Lap about 25 Miles North of Saigon and marched him into the Uncle his hands in the air the missing Man is Douglas Ramsey 28 Boulder City Nev he is the assistant province of the us Mission for the area his Driver a South vietnamese came Back and told american authorities they were travelling Northeast from cd Chi when they came under Viet Cong gunfire the Driver said he slopped he added Hal Ramsey got out and raised his hands in a surrender gesture several guerrillas marched him away the Driver was wounded slightly in the first ambush fire us was Able to navigate on fool Trung Lap is in the Middle co an vict m govern men Washington a Senate and House investigators arc pressing for legislation this session to give citizens More Protection against big governments snooping and a bigger opening to Kibitz on Uncle Sam neither measure was asked by preside no Johnson and one Freedom of information Bill has drawn Strong opposition from the administration in the Senate sen Edward v Long do said his judiciary subcommittee will resume ils investigation Inlo la i in re of i incl re h re m cd 01 weather Outlook partly Cloudy and continued cold monday night with Snow flurries lows 5 below to 1c below tuesday partly Cloudy and warmer with Snow flurries highs sector where us forces conducted their biggest search and destroy operation of the vietnamese War operation has just been Ter mingled lapping by government agon is within 30 Days Long said he Hopes the hear Ings will Lead to legislation to re strict government agents use of what he Calls an armory of exec ironic snooping devices meanwhile the Freedom of information Bill aimed at cracking the privacy of the by Reancy is hanging fire in the House the legislation urged by representatives of the nations news Media would give any citizen a court enforced Access to rec ords of official actions the guerrillas pierced the barbed wire of the officers candidate school and raked the Bil less killing five wives and three children of vietnamese officer candidates in their Beds three other children were wounded armoured troops fought Back and killed 10 of the Viet Cong a government spokesman said these bodies were left behind but the fleeing Viet Cong were seen to be carrying other dead or wound one Viet Cong was captured Twenty six civilians were killed and four were wounded when a Busload of civilians hit a Viet Cong mine on the Road from Moc Hoa to Cai Lay near Kien Tuong 35 Miles South of the capital Northwest of Saigon a Viet Cong attack on a us troop con Voy backfired supported by planes roaring in Over the tree tops the americans turned the Bilter fight 20 Miles Northwest of Saigon into a drubbing for the guerrillas the communists healed up the ebbing Liday us sweep on the Edge of their Iron Triangle by spraying the convey Wilh automatic weapons As it rolled to Trung Lap carrying the 2nd battalion of the us 1st infantry divisions 28lh regiment Back to brigade Headquarters the infantrymen shot Back As the vehicles slowly rolled on toward their destination Over head the planes pinpointed their fire Al the communist positions the barrage came within 150 feet of the Convoy when the fighting quieted Down after hours a us Viet Mam please turn to Page same datew5m

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