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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Tht newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition V N A VOL 105 CITY IOWA SATURDAY JUNR5 IMS Paw CoMUta H Two Full LMM 1M t I in i I I I I ml I III mirnmm t Solons end longest session Raise several taxes DES MOINES AP Demo crnls promised changes last Jnnuury when they took control of the legislature for the first tune in three decades The legislature which went home Friday set some marks which should stand at least an other 30 years H was the longest regular ses in Iowa days Itraised or extended several taxes moved toward major re organization of government gave schools more money than over before and adopted a rcc ord budget of about mil lion Sen Richard Stephens R Ainsworlh said it also passed 25 bills which will produce vary ing increases in local property taxes Jowa Republican Chairman Robert Ray snid the legislature left lowans overburdened with new taxes at every level of gov ernment and failed to provide truly rcprescnativc government by turning down legislative sub districting t i Eliminating secret sessions arid committee meetings the 1965 legislature foughton the floor issues that otherwise might have been quietly axed without a major fuss The resulting donriybrook over revision of the righttowork law to legalize the union shop divid ed the Democrats and left Dem ocratic Gov Harold Hughes Riders target Deputy home LaIff Gunmen fired six bullets into the home of the chief deputy sheriff early n of terror without the changes he fought for The union shop proposal lieateni It was a session that approved eight proposed amendments to the Iowa Constitution more than any other legislature in history Big city Democrats in the House teamed to defeat a pro posed constitutional amendment which could have weakened their party by requiring sub districting of multiseat legisla 67 mi live districts This drew fire from Republicans although Huhgcs had asked for passage of the measure The legislature voted a pay raise for the governor and gave him new power over state spending But it refused to approve for a new governors mansion Pay raises also were approved for members of the next legis lature for other state employes up and down the ranks and for county employes The legislature ordered erec tion of a new state office build ing and a mental hospital and financed a host of smaller struc tures mainly at institutions of higher learning It authorized a new system of area vocational schools and ap propriated million to help build at least four of them H directed that all areas of the state be in a district sup Chief Deputy Doyle Holliday who lives about lour miles out of town said he rushed from his hoS mid emptied his 38 Magnum pistol at a fleeing car Perhaps one of shots did some damage bu I am not sure he said Two of the bullets fired b the nightriders ripped through the kitchen wall Two hit an ai conditioning unit and another lodged in the wall of a breeze way to the garage The othe could not be located in the darkness The shooting came as state federal and local b f f i c e r pressed a massive investigation into the shooting of Washington Parishs first Negro deputy sher iff0Ncal Moore A white man charged in the case Ernest R McElvcen 41 of Bogalusa waived extradition Friday and was returned to Louisiana fro in Tylcrtown Miss where he was arrested Holliday said he and his wife were sitting in a room behint the kitchen The bullets hit the wall right behind us he said FBI and state crime labora tory investigators were making casts of the tire tracks made by the car as it drove down a cir cular driveway leading to Holli days home The Holliday house is situated about 300 yards off a blacktop road west of Bogalusa Agents also were probing for the slugs house that tore into the Holliday who is white said he had been home about half an hour when the shooting oc curred He said lie was sitting in a den talking with his wife Two ol his three boys were in anoth er part of the house He said he did not hear any thing until the shots rang out Holliday said he saw the tail light as it drove off Clarion man dies in onecar crash IOWA CITY AP Bobbie Keith Stark 32 of Clarion was killed early Saturday when he was struck by a car on old High way fi just cast of Iowa City Authorities said Starks car was parked nearby They said ho may have stumbled as he got out and fell into the path of a car driven by Robert Peck 24 of Muscaline Claim Viet Cong in battle SAIGON Viet Nam Government forces badly bat tered by Viet Cong ambushes in recent days struck back with the aid of armed US helicop ters and claimed Saturday they killed 48 Communist guerrillas in a single action Friday A US military spokesman reported that quick action by US Army helicopter crews ac counted for 20 of the Viet Cong dead Six Reds were captured and eight others taken as suspects in the operation near Vinh Long 55 miles southwest of Saigon Vietnamese units continued to comb the area Saturday with the support of armored and ar tillery units Four government soldiers portedly were killed and four others were wounded with a US Army adviser in Fridays lash The adviser was struck in the left arm by hand gre nade fragments He was not in jured seriously Government forces were not as fortunate in another engage ment Friday They reportedly dlled five Viet Cong but suf ered 18 dead two wounded and 32 missing themselves after a 2ommvinist battalion attacked three hamlets 265 rruIes north east of Saigon North Iowa news Editorials Newman Surveyor 5 Church news Society Sports Mason City news MO 1213 Latest markets 12 Comics 14 Classified pages 151417 North Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness Sat urday and Sunday Showers thunderstorms over 40 to cent of the area Sat urday and Saturday night and 40 per cent of area Not much tempera change 2 This brought to 299 the toll of government forces ki 11 e d wounded or missing in action in he last three days The high toll and pronounce ments by a high US military spokesman and a Communist Chinese propaganda organ un derscored that the longawaited Viet Cong monsoon offensive iad begun The US spokesman said in Saigon Friday that the impor nnl battle of he summer of 1965 has just been joined events have been such that we ire moving into an important period of the war The New China News Agency described the Viet Cong offen sive as a glorious page in the annals of the liberation war in South Viet Nam a brilliant page in a peoples warthe advent of the monsoon is throwing the US aggressors into still great er panic A bigger defeat is in store for them porting a high school by July 1966 It did away with the death penalty substituting life im prisonment for hanging as the states severest punishment for criminals It liberalized unemployment compensation benefits and out lawed use of professional strike breakers to replace striking workers It established statewide day light saving time Astronauts at halfway mark U moved the primary election held In evennumbered fromJune to September The lawmakers worked liter ally day and nlght and some Sat urdays butsome bills of major interest nevertheless died for lack of action Left hanging without reaching a Senate vote was oneof the Democrats major proposals enactment of a civil service tern for state employes Passed by the House it was debated briefly by the Senate twice late n the session but saw no urther action Another controversial meas ire to impose tight restrictions m the practice and teaching of losmetology passed both houses mt perished when the Senate aiied to agree on House amend ments to the bill ijn Ai j r KWRWM oj n n H TwV T James A Mcv make the secretary of agricul Divitt and Edward H White U neared the halfway Uire appointed by the governor mark of their record space flight Saturday their rourather than elected passed the tine broken by unidentified satellites and Little League Housc baseball scores Americas newest heroes who cracked TT VJ TtAiw UO space endurance mark Friday night were to reach the midpoint of their marathon journey at am CDT as their Gemini spaceship sailed high above the nation during orbit No 32 Mission Control reported the craft and pilots in excellent con dition White slept through one attempt to give him a routine medical check and had to be awakened later in the 27th orbi for the exam At the spacecraft crossed over POSES MOVING PRpBBEMSA huge test Lank weighing 95000 poundsinioves slowly through Ventura Calif en PortHuerieme to Worth American Aviations Space Division in the na ountainswhere it will be used to Photofax L ti o j IHIG 11 win ut used CO test the Saturn V second stage Many trees alongthe way had to be trimmed and numer ous utility lines moved to make way for the load with an overall height of 43 feet Saturn V is be ing built to propel the Apollo 3 manned spacecraft to the moon by 1970 Classmates of Kennedy hold reunion CAMBRIDGE Mass AP Harvards class of 1940 gathers soon for the 25th anniversary of ihcir graduation but the most llustrious member will be miss ing For these men were the class mates of the late President John F Kennedy More than 500 of the 927 living members of the cass are seeled for the fiveday reunion beginning June 13 The class dedicated its 25th anniversary report to the late something which never had been done before The frontispiece of the book ears a picture of Kennedy and he inscription With pride and a deep sense of loss We the Harvard Collcg class of 1940 dedicate our twcn yfifth anniversary report to our classmate John Fitzgerald Kennedy President of the Unite States 19611963 Member of the class of 1940 Member of the 1940 Perma nent Class Commitec Member of the Board of Overseers Kennedy is one of 86 deceased members of the class whose names will be read at a memo ial service at Harvards Memo ial Chunch Trouble is reported in Sudan capital the Libyan desert early in its 29th orbit the Canary Islands tracking station told the astro nauts Everything looks good from here White also got the good news that his son Eddie 11 got one hit out of three times at bat in a LittleLeague baseball victory McDivitt was told by Mission Control that the Little League team of his son Mike 8 also won Mission Control said the pilots had reported no more sightings of the unidentified object McDi vitt reported during the 19th orbit Officials listed at least 11 earth satellites most of them fragments or space debris in the general area of McDivitts sighting As they whirled through their seemingly endless voyage Mc Divitt and White were pro nounced in excellent physical condition White suffered no ap PATTJO T r Parent aftereffects from the 20 CAIRO AP Unconfirmedminute excursion he made out reports reaching here Saturday side the capsule shortly after said Khartoum Airport was Thursdays launching from closed down and trouble apCape SUE ANN USA peared to be brewing in the cap ital of Sudan Cairo Airport said it lost radio communication with the airport at Khartoum Airport officials noted the loss of radio contact could be due to a strike rather than political tension however Word of the airport closing reached here after reports from the Sudan that four army offi cers including one general had been arrested there in an alleged attempt to stage a coup detat Unconfirmed reports said lie authorities had seized a supply of arms designed for a coup and more arrests were expected Telephone communication between Cairo and Khartoum also was reported out of order but this is a fairly regular oc currence A story from Khartoum Fri day said the caretaker regime of Premier Sir el Khalim el Khalifa had resigned to make way for n new government but was asked to sliiy on until next Tuesday by the Stale Siprcmc I Council But no American has spent as much time orbiting the earth and the medics were on the alert for any sign of physical or mental deterioration that might result from long exposure to the hostile weightless environment If there is trouble and it may not show up until after they return to earth Monday it could affect the whole future of American manned space flight The astronauts reported sec ing another satellite whirling through the heavens Friday and trackers Saturday were trying to determine which one it might have been McDivitt said that during the 19th orbit he sighted an orbiting object with big arms sticking out He took movies but the glaring sun prevented him iden tifying it or estimating its dis tance from the Gemini 4 There was some speculation It was the Pegasus 2 mctcoroid detection satellite launched May 25 from Cape Kennedy As Gemini 4 circled round andround the globe the space SPACE Please Turn to Page 2 New peace squad to n vDOMINGO Domm ican Republic Th stalemated Dominican civil wa marked its sixth week Satinda with a fresh peace team of th Organization of American States trying to win a pblitica settlement Six previous major efforts to negotiate an agreement ended in failure including those by Washington the OAS the Unit ed Nations and the Vatican There were reports that the new threenation mission au thorized Wednesday by a spe cial OAS conference brough from Washington a plan for a swift OASsupervised election But OAS and US government sources only would say that the election was one of a number o possible compromise solutions under consideration The Dominicanrebels already have rejected an election for mula proposed by the civilian military junta The rebels de manded restoration of the 1963 constitution and creation of a new government before an elec lion The new OAS peace effort was launched Friday when its com mission met with Msgr Eman ttcle Clarizio the papal nuncio and with US Ambassador W Taplcy Bennett The Vaticans representative was one of the first to attempt to mediate the conflict Members of the peace team are Ellsworth Bunker US am assador to the OAS Ilmar Marinho of Brazil and tamon de Clairmont Duenas ol 31 Salvador The remaining 2000 US Ma of an original leather neck force of 6000 prepared meanwhile to leave the Domin can Republic over the weekend The rest of the US force 12 500 paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division and 700 Air Torce personnel have been in egrated into the newly formed nterAmcrican force under for mal control of Ihc OAS At United Nations hcadquar crs in New York Ruben Brache the rebels UN repre sentative said Friday he was prwarding to the organization he names and addresses of 800 ersons he claimed the junta executed MIAMI BEACH Fla AP A stunning blonde beauty from Ohio who dreamed as a child of becoming a nun holds the seep ter Saturday of Miss USA Statuesque Sue Ann Downey 20 of Columbus Ohio won the crown Friday night over 14 oth er finalists in the field of and will represent this country in next months Miss Universe pwcanl First runnerup and Sues slandin is Jane Nelson who as a voice major at Arizona Stale Universityr c p r o se nted that state She lives in Tularosa M and was a finalist in Inst fall s Miss America Pageant as Miss New Mexico Judy Baldwin of was second runnerup AThe intrant Julie of Mayfield Kyt was third owned new Blonde Dianna Battsa secre tary at the Pentagon in Wash ington from Kails Church Va was fourth Im elated I dont believe it It seems so so impossible said the shapely 352435 Inch 5 fool8 Ohio State University cooct Its the mostmarvelous thing that has over happened to me Usually calm and poised ripped through rehearsals so fast Thursday she ended in bed with ice packs for an injured eg But H was nerves not tho Jog that bothered her in Fri days finals She was still shaking after ino crowning was over Sue won in pash a 000 personal appearance con tract and mink coat among other prizes i This its beyond drcnms When I was n child I wanted lo be a nun Now most Important lo me is being a good wife and mother The man Hell be Iho kind thats honest someone you can respect Right now she says lliero arc lots of them Her proud parents the John E Downcys and brothers Jeff 1 and David 17 weA here for the crowning Like others they noticed a striking resemblance between Sue Ann and her prede cessor Bobbi Johnson of Wash ington DC To Sue thats no problem She says each girl is judged ually in beauty contests and her life No a resemblance wont hurt me There are blondes but never reached a n the Senate To raise revenue the legisla ture ordered withholding stats personal income taxes from sal aries beginning next year when towans also will pay taxes on 1965 income uftder the old sys em It increased taxes on cigarettes from five to eight cents a package and on gaso line from six to seven cents a gallon It boosted the corpora tion income tax rate fromthree to fourper the sales tax to motel and hotel rooms and ordered ers to turn in sales taxcollec tions monthly insteadof quar terly and cost of censes to drive fish and hunt But it alsovoted a record million a year in state aid to schools including a 73 per cent increase to million in general aid It set out million for aid to help sustain the new area vocational schools and junior colleges It raised the agricultural land tax credit fund which helps re duce the school tax burden on farm land from million to million Ayear One of the proposed constitu tions 1 amendments passed by the special session1 lastyear was given second legislative ap proval and will be submitted to the people for ratification next year It would provide that laws passed by any legislature would be effective the next July 1 in stead of July 4 Other constitutional changes proposed must be passedat the next legislative session and then by the voters in order to take effect They included Annual sessions of the legis lature instead of the biennial sessions that have been held traditionally Authorizing bingo sponsored by religious charit able or veterans groups Granting the governor pow er to veto individual items in ap propriations bills Permitting the governor to appoint the secretary of state state auditor state treasurer and attorney general with ap proval by a twothirds vote of the Senate Granting homo rule to cities and towns Fouryear insteadof two year terms for the governor and lieutenant governor and rc luiririg them to run as a team n Iho general election after in lividual nomination in tho pri mary Making holdover senators eligible for apay increase voted by the previous legislature and giving the legislators expense allowances in addition to their ay I The 61st General Assembly ackled one of the most ambt ions programs ever precented o an Iowa Legislature and ac omplishcd much of it ;