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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa FOCUS on North Iowa session ROBERT RIGLER Teacher EDITORS is the first of two dol ing with the observations of four North lowans who were members of the recently con clucVtd Iowa Generar Assem V By CHARLES W North Iowa NewsDirector Words dike disappointing progressive and responsible are used by two North Iowa state senators to a describe their reactions to the 61st General Assembly which completed a 145day marathon session Friday As you might expectthe sen atorusing the words disap pointing and horrifying is a Republican and the solon who describes the session as pro gressive and responsible is a Democrat The Republican senator in question is Robert Rigler New Hampton who guided the GOP progressive minority in the upper chamber The Democrat is John Chub Buren Forest City who repre sented Winnebago and Hancock counties in his first term as a senator From the reactions of the two men you get the feeling they werent even in the same city let alone the same legislative chamber for the duration of the session For example Rigler serving his third term in the Senate called the 61st General Assem bly the worst in which I have served and added he was dis appointed in the thing for many reasons Buren on the other hand called the session very progres sive and said it brought the state of Iowa into the 20th cen tury Worst thing about the last session Rigler said is that it planted a time bomb for the 62nd General Assembly By this he continued he means the last session has a to mil lion windfall included in its budget which wont be available to the 62nd General Assembly Rigler also charged that the last session seriously threat ened the industrial climate in Iowa by its attitude on some legislation This climate would have been in even worse shape if the legislature had passed Gov Harold Hughes rightto work proposal Rigler continued Rigler says his constituents are horrified by the tax pro gram of the majority party The latest session increased the nuisance taxes without pro viding any property tax relief Rigler adds In fact the property tax bur den will be increased rather than relieved he says About the only things Rigler FOCUS Pltato Turn to Pago 2 JOHN BUREN IS revived Controversy at Allison ALLISON A which resulted in a mass resig nation of teachers over th amount of money spent for alh letics at Allison Bristow Hig School has been revived Harold Harms former schoo board president said that when the high school faculty asked fo library books the teachers wer told they have enough but th coach got what he asked for Harms said 13 teachers th high school principal and th school superintendent resignec and that he and another schoo board member Dawayne De Berg also quit within the las school year Harms said that after he and DeBerg resigned in March the Education Associa lion investigated and their re port agrees with our stand Coach Dale Fogle led the girls basketball team to the state fi rials in Des Moines last winter Allison is in Butler County Harms said Fogle who also coaches football and track is real popular with some peo pie Harms said the coach receives a year including DALE FOGLE Popular with some for directing the summer rec reational program and the high est paid for a teacher is Three Allison men and two new members from rural Bris tow make up the present school board One board member declining to be quoted said books of the district showing where the mon ey is spent are open for public inspection Rolland Harms no relation to Harold Allison is the present president of the school board When contacted Thursday Harms said he had no state ment about the situation at that time other than he feels real badly that there are some peo ple in the district that are un happy The present board is work ing in harmony and trying to do what is right for the dis trict Harms added A new superintendent has been hired at AllisonBristow and will start work July 1 He is Dean Uhlenhoop superintendent at Garwin in Tama County last year Merger of 2 churches is planned BUCK HILL FALLS Pa AP The General Synod of the Re formed Church in America gave the goahead Wednesday for the preparation of plans for a mer ger with the Presbyterian Church in the United States The synod voted to instruct the joint committee of the two denominations to begin draft ing a plan of union for possible presentation to the two national assemblies not later than 1968 Similar action was approved by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the Unit ed States last April FREE DIES SANTA BARBARA Calif Lamb Free 59 realestate developer author and former Chicago advertising executive died Tuesday four days after he was hospitalized for treatment of a heart ailment ihowcd little interest by early afternoon Wednesday in the election involving three proposi ions to complete the new high school and remodel the old to louse the junior college Voting at 2 pm was running behind that of Feb 10 1959 when a 10inch snowfall ham mered those going to the polls The vote that day was 1621 as compared with 1580 at the same lour Wednesday By comparison the vote was 1868 at the same time on Feb i4 1963 when the original high school bond issue vas approved The 1959 vole approved the bond issue to fi nance Adams Junior High Polls close at 7 pm in the The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 9 1965 UOc a Paper Consists ot Four Associated Press Full Lease Wlrej No 103 nqmeers ond Light turnout in school vote Mason City school district eight precincts The votin booths are located as follows First precinct School Adminis tration Building 2nd Water works 3rd Courthouse 4lh McKinley School 5th Ford garage 6th Roosevelt School 7th Chevrolet garage 8th Armory The total vote at 2 pm by precincts in the last three spe cial school elections was as fol lows Prec 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 1959 110 223 2H 109 398 206 250 109 230 355 374 365 390 534 392 228 1945 136 163 262 148 223 140 234 274 Spacemen set for welcomes ABOARD THE WASP W James A McDivitt ind Edward H White II now close enough to home to see their own historic spacewalk film on shipboard television began their final festive day at sea Wednes day and got set for a round of welcomes awaiting them ishore v Almost all of the intensive medical testing behind hem theastronauts schedule Wednesday called for technical debriefing talking into tape recorders at ength about their fourday mission and being ques loned in detail by space experts The Gemini 4 twins said their most memorable moments of flight were for White his 20minute stroll n space and for he c a p s u 1 es reentry hrough the earths atmos phere They were among the millions vho thrilled at the sight of vivid Tiovies of the space stroll The ilms were released Tuesday in louston Tex and the astro auts saw a televised version ate Tuesday night The astronauts schedule on heir return to Houston Thurs ay already was crowded with arades and other honors from icir admiring public Heres vhats planned so far Arrive in IIous on at am EST for a iaradc visitAvith their families news conference further de iriefing Friday or likely to President Johnsons anch in Texas tape parade n Chicago Tuesday Honors by the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor Both men arc graduates f the university Wednesday A homecoming elebration at Jackson Mich YIcDivitts home town No homecoming plans were nnounced yet for White He is native of San Antonio Tex nit has lived in about 50 cities tie son of an Air Force general lis parents now live in St Pe ersburg Fla SCOUT LEADER DIES GENEVA Sslvaj 66 president of the World Federa tion of Boy Scouts died Tues day night n Viet To build port airfield depot EARTHLY PACE Astronauts Jim McDivitt left and Edward White move along the chow line aboard the Carrier Wasp Wednes Photofax day on their third day back on earth after four days in orbit let for air port terminal Page 21 HIGH SCHOOL honors scholarships announced Page 1617 Editorials 4 Society news 567 North Iowa news 8 Mason City news Sports Clear Lake news 161821 1920 Troop pledge logical Got to move out and find the enemy said Wednesday he cannot solve South Viet Nams current politi cal crisis and that he has asked the army generals to mediate between his government and its opponents The move leaves Quat and hi civilian government still in nominal power but moves the nilitary back into the political arena The generals were not named Quat and the chief of state 3han Khac Suu have been fcud ng for three weeks over two WASHINGTON AP Mili tary officials said Wednesday a decision to commit US Marine and Army troops to fight in sup port of South Vietnamese units when requested is a logical ex tension of what weve been doing out there 2829J Over the past three months operations of US ground units have progressed gradually from a relatively static perimeter defense of the key base at Da Nang to aggressive patrolling variously called combat kill and search and destroy mis sions In any good defense youve Luci wears disguise to prom WASHINGTON W Luci Baines John son told almost all Tuesday She had worn a disguise she had danced at the Marquette Uni versity prom she had picnicked with friends Throughout the weekend in the Milwaukee Wis area her where abouts were a secret from the public Im human too the Presidents 17year old daughter said Tuesday I wanted for once to be out with my friends and have fun She flew to Chicago w i t h her father inursday then with parental approval she dis appeared from the public eye Secret Service agents remained with her but took extra pre cautions to stay in the background I went to a lot of trouble she said I did it because I wanted just for one time to be VyB my friends and having a good time Its difficult enough I always have to have adults around and chaperons Then she added If you have to have them I couldnt ask for better ones This time however she wanted lo enjoy lite without the press and curious sightseers She succeeded She attended Marquette graduation exercises the prom Sunday Mass LUCI Please Turn to Page 2 M NO WIG THIS TIME got to move out and find the enemy and thats what were doing in Viet Nam one voter an officer said Patrols of Marines and Army paratroopers have ranged farth er afield in seeking contact with the Communists So far the ac tion has been on a relatively small scale The decision to commit US fighting units as fire brigades to help the South Vietnamese raises the possibility that Marines and paratroopers may become involved in major ac tion in battalion strength and perhaps larger The new development could present a potentially sticky problem in relations between US and Vietnamese officers Pentagon officials told a re porter they did not know at this lime whether for example the US Marine battalion sent to reinforce South Vietnamese troops would be under the com mand of a South Vietnamese officer if that officer on the scene outranked the American battalion commander The feeling was that ground rules would have to be nailed down before such operations take place lest friction occur between the Americans and the South Vietnamese in the field King of Morocco names a Cabinet RABAT Morocco Hassan II named a Cabinet of 23 ministers Wednesday as his first official act since taking over all executive and legisla tive powers U an SAIGON South Viet Nam UP About 2500 S Army combat engineers landed Wednesday at Ranh Bay 190 miles northeast of Saigon to build n airfield port and supply center there a US military pokesman announced The spokesman hinted that more engineers were on the way Dont hold me to the 2500 figure ha aid The spokesman said the project being under taken jointly by the US and South Vietnamese gov ernments would include a bridge to link the harbor area to a highway and rail road The new base is expected to play a key role in the USViet namese war effort in the central and northern parts of South Viet Nam the spokesman said The engineers bring the US military force in South Viet Nam to nearly 54000 men In the air war against North Political crisis is unsolved SAIGON South Phan Viet Huy Nam Qua PREMIER QUAT Cabinet changes Quat wants to make Suu has refused to ap prove them The dispute has emboldened Roman Catholic agitators who are staging daily ant iQuat charging the demonstrations premier is dis criminating against the Catho ics Quat at a news conference Vednesday charged that Suu vas obstructing efforts for a po itical conciliation Thesituation appeared to be moving toward a critical phase hat could result in the collapse oon of the Quat government as veil as an end to all chances of orming a coalition Mot ob ervers feel if this happens a military coup will take place and a junta will be installed as he government Quat has been our months in office for SAME Viet Nam US planes attacked the big port of Vinh for the fifth straight day and the pilots claimed light to moderate dam age to an army barracks area A US military spokesman announced that government forces suffered their heaviest casualties of the war 1875 South Vietnamese and 51 Amer icans in the week that ended last Saturday Viet Cong losses for the week were 1305 the spokesman said but these in cluded no wounded The spokesman said 530 South Vietnamese troops were killed 710 wounded and 635 either missing or captured Ten Amer icans were killed 6 were miss ing and 35 wounded for the same period The Viet Cong had 1221 killed and 84 captured the pokesman said Two more American advisers were killed Wednesday and 158 South Vietnamese troops wero killed or missing in bloody ac tions north and south of Saigon This brought American com bat casualties in Viet Nam to 404 since December 1961 Americans were killed Communist guerrillas The when overran a training center for militiamen at Gia Ray 50 miles northeast of Saigon near Xuan oc Fifty Vietnamese were re ported killed and 24 Vietnamese and an American wounded while 30 government troops were reported missing Officials said two Viet Cong were be ievcd killed After burning much of tha camp the Viet Cong withdrew In another heavy action thd government suffered 60 killed missing and 95 wounded in hong Dinh Province 95 miles southeast of Saigon Viet Cong casualties were estimated at more than 50 but this was not confirmed North Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness with showers and af fecting 30 to 50 per cent of the Wednesday night and Thursday Lows Wednesday mght Thursday near 10 WwtW Detail on J VOTEPolls close in ISi ;