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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Fra PARIS AP offici ally recognized the Commu nist Chinese regime Monday The French announcement said the two governments had agreed to establish diplomatic relations and to exchange am bassadors There was no immediate in dication of how this step would affect the tics between France and the Nationalist Chinese re gime of President Chiang Kai shek on Formosa French officials previously had said that Peking had not nee recognizes the Re demanded that France break relations with Chiang as a con dition for diplomatic ties and the assumption was that France could therefore main tain relations with both re gimes Peking Radio said France and Red China have agreed to appoint ambassadors to each other within three months In Washington the US State Department called Frances recognition of Peking an un fortunate step and reaffirmed US intentions to stand by the Nationalist regime The State Department said it had re peatedly expressed its view to the French The State Department said the French recognition was par ticularly unfortunate since it came at a time when the Chi nese Communists are actively promoting aggression and sub version in Southeast Asia and elsewhere The French government an nouncement said The government of the French Republic and the gov ernment of the Peoples Repub lic of China have decided by mutual accord to establish dip lomatic relations They have agreed in this connection to designate Ihoir ambassadors w it bin three months France is the second major US ally to recognize Commu nist China The other was Brit ain which opened diplomatic relations early in 1950 before the Korean War But the Chi nese have never agreed to ex change ambassadors with the British and the top official of the British Mission in Peking is a charge daffaires President Charles de Gaulles government had informed the United States it would soon rec ognize the Peking regime US officials made no secret of their opposition and President John son told a news conference Sat urday his government had giv en its views to France along with an estimate of its general effect on the Atlantic Alliance and he free world in general De Gaulle as expected gave no outward indication that he was the least bothered by the American opposition One cause for US concern was the likely effect of the French recognition on Red Chi nas long battle for a seat in the United Nations Recognition was seen at UN headquarters as a major break through for the Chinese Com munists but it seemed doubtful that enough nations would switch votes to give Peking a seat at the next session of the genera assembly in the fall De Gaulles recognition agree ment with Peking was worked out by a former French pre mier Edgar Faure whom De Gaulle sent on an exploratory mission to Red China last fall Faure had made one private trip to Red China previously but even then as a former French premier he was widely received De Gaulte made the move in an effort to recoup French in REO CHINA Please turn to page 2 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the The newspaper that makes oil North I owans neighbor s MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Press and United Press International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JANUARY 27 1964 CIOc 3 Paper Consists of Two 11 Were losing Viet war No 301 tt SENATOR SMITH Margaret tosses her bonnet in WASHINGTON Mar garet Chase Smith never beaten lady from Maine tossed her bonnet into the presidential ring Monday In an appearance before the Womens National Press Club the 66y e a rokl Republican nailed her moderate Republi can colors to the mast In a suspcnscful buildup to a notsosurprising ending she re cited reasons she said had been given her why she should run and why she should not As gratifying as are the reasons for she said I find the reasons against more tell ing She went on to mention se vere Lack of money organization and time Also the heavy odds against her But she said while the audi ence roared she had taken these impelling reasons into ac count and have decided that I shall run Mrs Smith said her present plans are to enter the New Hampshire and Illinois prima ries with the possibility of en tering others as the campaign develops In reply to a question she said she would have no objec tion to her name being en tered in the District of Colum bia presidential primary and that she assumed her announce ment automatically would place her in the Oregon primary where all candidates are en tered with or without their permission There has been speculation that while the grayhaired 66 yearold veteran of 15 years in the Senate may announce for the presidency her real objec live would be the vice presiden tial nomination It would be an uphill job but I think it is possible she said North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy windy and turning colder with cold wave Monday night lows 1520 be low and locally lower in northeast part xone Gener ally fair and continued cold Tuesday highs 500 details on 2 GM earns 15 billion in 1963 Highest on record in US NEW YORK Wi General Motors Corp in 1963 earned 51592000000 a sum never be fore equaled in a calendar year by any corporation Sales like wise a record totaled bil lion GM reported Monday In summarizing what in many ways was an unprecedented year in the automobile industry General Motors also reported new high marks in car and truck production payroll dividends paid and profit per share of com mon slock The only earnings achieve ment approaching the GM 1963 figure was the in net income reported by Ameri can Telephone and Telegraph Co for the 12 months ended Nov 30 has not yet giv en its figures for calendar 1963 In General Motors he worlds largest manufacturing concern set its previous highs of in net profits and billion in sales The spate of new statistical highs generally reflected a boom that took hold in autos in 19G2 expanded in 1963 and still is strong a unit basis cars pro by all automakers in the Jt counting im ports sales hit an unprecedent ed level of over 77 million GMs banner year resulted in worldwide sales of cars and trucks of 5974000 surpassing by 14 per cent the previous high of 5239000 On a pcrshare basis GM payments and half in extra distributions A POINT BY THE PRIME MINISTER Prime Minister Sir Alec DouglasHome points out something to US Attorney General Robert F Ken nedy They had just completed a conference inside the residence Kennedy was in the British capital to Jt 5rntlshofficials of his peacemaking mission on the Malaysia dispute LBJ poverty war begins WASHINGTON dent Johnson asked Congress Monday to approve a farrang ing housing urban renewal pro gram aimed partly at providing better homes for Americas poorest citizens The Chief Executive advo cated expansion of public hous ing and a series of new meas ures to cushion the financial blow to families who are to move because of slum He also reaffirmed his inten tion to enforce an executive or der issued by the late Presi dent John F Kennedy which bans racial discrimination in housing built with federal as sistance Whether we achieve our s in large measure on the actions we lake now Johnson said in a Beckwith trial is heavily guarded JACKSON Miss AP The trial of Byron De La Beckwith charged with murdering a Ne gro civil rights leader opened in a heavily guarded courtroom Monday Everyone entering the court room was precau tion imposed for fear someone might shoot the defendant Beckwith his legal battery financed by a citizens council defense fund was smil ing and affable He shook hands with deputies and officials of the Circuit Court A special venire of 200 pros pective jurors was on hand It included several Negroes The names were taken from lists of registered voters The case involves the June 12 shooting of Medgar Evers state field secretary for the Na tional Association for the Ad vancement of Colored People Evers was shot at his home by a sniper The FBI arrested Beckwith at Greenwood his hometown after finding one of his finger prints on the telescopic sight BYRON BECKWITH attached to the high power 3006 caliber rifle used in the shooting A vehement segregationist and former Marine Beckwith is a member of the Greenwood White Citizens Council sells fertilizer for a living and col lects guns as a hobby special message to the House and Senate He did not estimate the over all cost of the omnibus legisla tion He also launched a major new program by requesting federal aid to help develop self sufficient new towns contain ing thousands of homes in areas outside of crowded cities or suburbs In other highlights of his message Johnson recommend ed Authorization of bil lion to continue urban renewal grants for an additional two years and increase the ratio of funds for nonresidential proj ects from 30 to 35 per cent Provision of 240000 public housing units over the next four years including 60000 through purchase and 40000 by rental of existing homes Boosting the maximum home mortgage the Federal Housing Administration FHA will insure from to 000 on a singlefamily home New programs for federal aid in planning subdivisions to meet the needs of growing cities and another loangrant program to assist farm work ers obtain housing A new federalstate pro gram financed by matching grants to train state and local officials in housing and urban development techniques Johnson said the start of work on 16 million new homes and apartments last year can not hide the fact that loo many minority low income elderly rural and military families have not shared in the im proved housing available The nation must act now to meet their needs because by 1970 it will need two million new homes a year just to keep pace with the population growth he added The public housing request contained a new wrinkle John son asked permit the rental or purchase of exist ing homes or apartments to make lowrent housing avail able more quickly or at low er cost Reds are making progress Congress hears McNamara view WASHINGTON UPI De fense Secretary Robert S Mc Namara told Congress Monday since the overthrow of the Diem government in South Viet Nam the Communists have made considerable progress In a report to Congress on the US military posture McNa mara warned that if the situa tion does not improve I can conceive of no alternative other than takeall necessary meas ures within our capability to prevent a Communist victory He did not indicate what further measures he had in mind Although he emphasized that this is a Vietnamese war Mc Namara also said the survival of an independent governmenl of South Viet Nam is important to the security of Southeast Asia and the free world The defense chief said that despite improved prospects for world peace in recent months NO DOUBTS WASHINGTON Namara also said in the re port he had no doubt about the reliability of this countrys military rocket arsenal and the divisive effect in the Communist camp of the Soviet Chinesefeud the US cannot afford to let its guard down He made the statements in supporting President Johnsons request for a S512 billion de fense budget for the new fiscal year starting July i a bil lion cut from current outlays McNamara said Communist guerrilla activities in Viet Nam already were increasing when he government of Ngo Dinh Diem was overthrown The new government has considerably more popular sup port than its predecessor the secretary said and the mili ary revolutionary committee is eginning to take action to in ensify military operations and to improve civil administra tion But he said the tide had not yet turned although he ex pressed hopes that the coming dry season would help the anti Communist cause Inside The Globe IOWA FALLS unions in dispute at Farmbest plant Page 12 FINLEY BALKS on offer from Kansas City Page 13 Editorials 4 Comics i Society news 91011 North Iowa news 12 Sports news 1314 Mason City news 1617 Clear Lake news 18 Classified pages 2021 2000 BUCKS A DAYKentucky Col ers who at 65 nine years ago took on a new career because he feared a new highway would ruin his restaurant and motel business will sell his Kentucky Fried Chicken Inc Feb 14 for million He said it earned him a day last year Sanders will re ceive an additional a year for life for public ity work With him is his wife and their dog Woman slain in the Congo LEOPOLDVILLE The Congo AP An American woman missionary has been killed and another wounded by rebels wag ing war on Christian missions and the central Congo govern ment in the southwestern Congo province of Kwilu The central government said it had documentary proof the rebels led by former Educa tion Minister Pierre Mulele arc supported by Red China The government declared a stale of emergency in Kwilu province and rushed 450 sol diers into the region It said important measures would be aken the nature of which will be revealed at an opportune moment Irene Ferrel 43 of Eagle Butte SD Sunday was re ported killed by a rebels arrow during a raid on a Baptist mis sion at the village of Mangun gu 300 miles southeast of Leo poldville The Congo inland missionary n Lcopoldville reported that Ruth Hege 58 of Wellington Ohio also attached to the Man ungu station was wounded Latest reports indicated she was still in the area The guerrillas killed three Roman Catholic priests last week Seven American missionaries and two children were removed RUTH HEGE by UN helicopters Friday from kandale in southern Kwi lu after guerrillas burned their station The Rev Peter Buller of Mountain Lake Minn who fled with his wife and two children from their mission 20 miles northwest of Mangungu said he spotted Miss Ferrel signaling for help Wednesday when he flew over her mission Saturn 1 launch delayed Fuel problem holds it up CAPE KENNEDY Fla tfl fueling problem in the first itage Monday forced a 48hour postponement until Wednesday of an attempt to launch the Saturn 1 superrocket which is intended to orbit the worlds heaviest satellite The National Aeronautics and Space Administration called off the shot after the launching crew tried nearly three hours to correct a block in a fuel line which feeds liquid oxygen to the booster stage The space agency statement said the obstruction in the first stage fuelline apparently was a flange which had been used in a recent test and which had not been removed as intended No other information was im mediately available on the trouble A successful launching possi bly could give the U S a lead over Russia in the race for space rocket power Scientists first had trouble with a small liquid oxygen leak n the second stage of the 184 foot 562ton rocket This was repaired but then rouble developed with a oxy gen valve in the booster stage Scientific fingers had rested on switches that would bring the gleaming than the Statue of Liberty heavier than eight railroad life n the opener of a space double leader bearing heavily on the nations billion drive to con quer the moon this decade About two miles to the east other scientists readied a sil very Atlas Agena rocket for a planned attempt Thursday to send a Ranger6 probe on a 240 00mile expedition to get the first eloseup pictures of the moon But the 16story 542ton Sat irn1 was at stage center Mon day as the biggest spaceshow hit since the 229orbit flight of Astronaut L Gordon Cooper Jr nearly eight months ago Across the nation television viewers waited to see the great rocket m perhaps for a chance to glimpse space itself through a camera eye it carried along The satellite portion also qual ified for the title of flying junkpile on the basis of its anatomy an empty nose cone tons of burned out rocket cas ing 11600 pounds of sand shipped in from Floridas wist coast and an undetermined number of polyethylen balls SAME ;