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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Bombs shake Moscow Reds nervous over Viet raids An AP Ntws Analysis By WILLIAM L RYAN AP Special Correspondent American bombs that fell on North Viet Nam seem to have shaken faroff Moscow What is happening in Viet Nam could cause new trouble inside the Kremlin Moscows reaction to the bombing has been one of nerv ousness Its response suggests that the present Soviet regime is trying to sit tight watch and wait and perhaps seize an op portunity if one presents itself In take a hand in Southeast Asia But the restraint of Soviet protests indicates the regime hopes it will not have to do any thing desperate The Kremlin seems little stunned by it all The regime notably e 1 e men Is of the C o m m u nisi party repre sented by First Secre tary Leciid I B r e zhnev reflects anx iety o avoid being too deeply in vnlvcd at a time when it has little control over events in Asia Perhaps it is hoping a situation will evolve which wil fiivc the Soviet Union more con trol Moscow denounces the US raids angrily It must do so since the attacks are against a country ruled by communism However the developments can supply ammunition to hard line conservatives in the Soviei party and military who disliked the idea of peaceful coexis tnice to begin with because i implied cutbacks in militarj expenditures These elements now can apply pressure to step up military outlay al the ex pense of Brezhnevs program to raise Soviet living standards The bombs fell while Commu nists from 18 nations met with Soviet party members to consid er the split bedeviling the Red world The Soviet regime has tried to deflect some of the enormous expense of heavy industry which builds military power into consumer channels The Chinese denounce this as lead ins toward capitalism As the Viet Nam situation grows ten ser Ihc Soviet course becomes more difficult to maintain Despite the steady rise of ten sion in Southeast Asia Premier Alcxei N Kosygin said Monday a visit by President Johnson would be very pleasant and repeated his avowed hope for belter relations with the United Stales Now Kosygin and Brezhnev are in an uncomfortable posi tion The notion of a pleasant Johnson visit and improved So vietAmerican relations will fur The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 3 Conststi of Two One Associated Press Full Lease Wires No 20 Viet Nam mystery raid Lye bleach gasoline aspirin tots yearly are victims An AP Special Report By JW DAVIS WASHINGTON AP Every year more than 500000 Ameri can children swallow such things as lye bleach gasoline furniture polish and too much aspirin Every year more children under the age of 5 die from poi son than from diphtheria polio and scarlet have typhoid measles fever combined Tragedies like these combined to spur a common effort by private and public agencies to get parents lo tighten up on their household practices to keep children from poisoning themselves To that cnd the nation is being asked by President John son to observe the week of March 1420 as National Poison Prevention Week Johnson said in his formal proclamation Adults and oth ers responsible for child care can reduce or eliminate these hazards by exercising greater care in the use handling and disposal of these potentially harmful products Mason City has own poison control center Page 19 Here are I he essential rules stressed by 20odd organizations which are sponsoring Ihe poison prevention week Keep household products and medicines out of reach and out of sight of children prefera bly in a locked cabinet or closet Store internal medicines separately from other household products Its loo easy to make a mistake Keep household products in their original containers Cups drinking glasses and softdrink bottles mean food and drink to a child Be sure that all products are properly labeled Read the label before using Always turn on the light POISON Continued on Page 1 Relief seen after storm lashes area North lowans were greeted Wednesday by five inches of snow but relief was in sight The Takeover is expected Indonesia in storm which swept into the area from west Monday moved eastward Wednesday aftet sitting atop the area for 48 hours The Weather Bureau forecas clear skies and colder tempera turcs through next Monday with a chance of light snow Sun Most North Iowa schools JAKARTA Indonesia Reports Wednesday from North Sumatra said the Indonesian government would formally lake over American rubber planta tions there valuedat mil lion Government officials in Ja karta described Ihe action as inches in some points re maincd closed Wednesday after the wind ice and snow had kept students out of the classes since Tuesday and in some cases Monday aflcrnoon GIcbcGazctle weather station reported five inches at 8 am Western Iowa recorded the Chinese and sympathize with thcr enrage those who them Kosygin gives the impression that he moved rather reluctant ly loward supporting contacts with Washington perhaps pushed by the Brezhnev wing of the party Brezhnev has been concentrating on a program for the internal economy for which relative peace with the United States is necessary Moscow already looks foolish to some Communists for having become involved in an interna tional meeting of party leaders which is highly unlikely lo produce anything but a worsen ing of the world schism management takeover But Western diplomatic legal ex perts said it was a confiscation and that the term was not being used so the Indonesian govern ment could reject any claims by the American owners for com pensation The plantations are owned by Goodyear and the U S Rubber Co BULLETIN NEW YORK third man was taken into custody Wed nesday in the assassination of Malcolm X the black nation alist Police officials said he would be booked on a charge of homicide but refused to identify him North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy through Thursday Little temperature change Lows Wednesday night in the teens highs in upper teens The Cedar River fell to 192 about 2G feet below its crest al Charles City overnight but residents of the Oak Park area there were advised not to re turn to their homes immediate ly AP Phqtofax ABORTIVE ROCKET An AtlasCentaur space rocket explodes into a ball of fire after it lifts just three feet from its launch pad in an effort to eend a model of the Surveyor spacecraft toward a makebelieve moon A study is under way to deter the cause of the US 18 and US 218 were closed in Charles Cily and wa ter was reported over the road way on US 218 norlh of Plain field The after effects of the storm were still evident in many areas including Missouri Valley where the flooding Boyer River routed 250 families from their homes The strong northerly winds that caused considerable drift ing diminished during the night a factor which helped road crews in Ihcir effort to open snow clogged roads The colder temperatures that moved in behind the storm sys tem eased Ihe Ihreat of flood ing but ice jams still pose serious problem One ice jam on Ihe DCS Moines River sent three feet of water over a county road bridge between Knoxvillc and Pella The hardest hit flood area was in and around Missouri Valley But the Boyer River re ceded some during the night Officials dynamited the north dike there to let the flood wa ters get back into the channel A few families were evacuated Tuesday night from lowJying Snydcrs Addition northwest of Missouri Valley High water also forced the closing of Iowa 2 west of Shen ancloah Iowa 3 in Shell Rock Iowa 14 norlh of Marshalltown and Iowa 42 west of Rivcrton Highways blocked by snow in clude Iowa 9 east of US 59 US 59 south of Iowa 9 and Iowa 276 and 327 in Dickinson County An apparently unprecedented police order banning parking in the street anywhere in Des Moines Tuesday night triggerec a storm of protest Angry residents bombarded the police station with more than 150 telephone calls during a threehour period I said supposed lo park on my roof Police finally compromised They advised callers to park on the evennumbered side of the street wait until the plows went through and then move their cars to the other sideol the street ICE JAM Massive chunks of ice ride atop swirling Cedar River flood waters and lodge against the St Marys Bridge in Charles City The bridge closed to traffic was endangered by the heavy ice for a while Tuesday RIVER ON A RAMPAGE The Cedar River is a swirling churning mass of water ice and debris as it roars over the Main Street Dam in Charles City The river rose nearly 12 inches per hour Monday afternoon reaching a peak of 218 feet Tuesday morning Flood stage of the river is 125 feet r vv FLOODED Shell dumped massive cakes of ice on farmyards near Rockford Three unidentified youths at right faced with the task of carrying feed to marooned livestock in the circumvent the rushing water by walking across ice jam Coats bought in summer Big spenders in U S Senate dont have a driveway one irate caller Am I By JACK BELL WASHINGTON AP Many odd unrelaved and fascinating facts about the Senate came to light Wednesday with the publi cation of a sixmonth report by its secretary Felton M Johnson For example The Senate spent million on miscellaneous items which is more than the 000 the members and the vice Iraw in pay It costs to transport members from Washington to their homes twice a session Last July the Senate bought 72 whiskbrooms for and spent having its service knives sharpened and re pairing its sewing x machine Unaccountably it also invested in alpaca coats and in 25 blankets in that steaming month The library playing it safe after the July Republican national convention bought two copies each of two books about Barry Goldwater The total out lay was Last July was a busy month and the senators used up in longdistance telephoning paying out for lo cal phone service The bill for official telegrams rendered in August ran to July and August often found the their thirsty The Senate was billed stationery allowance What they Ain Un t4 I Jl 1 I Secret targets are hit May be new Laos attack By MALCOLM W BROWNE SAIGON Viet Nam U S Air Force jet mission struck secret targets Wednesday in a followup to the widely publi cized US South Vietnamese attack Tuesday on military in stallations in Communist North Viet Nam The Ho Chi M i n h Trail through eastern Viet Cong supply line raided spor adically throughout the winter believed to have been hit by more than 30 FIDO and F105 fighterbombers The supersonic squadron took off unheralded with heavy loads of explosives from Da Nang Air Base 380 miles north See Map on Page 2 east of Saigon and sped back later with bomb bays empty to a landing lacking in fanfare US authorities declined to disclose the objectives but said no new strike had been made against North Viet Nam It was not even made plain whether all the raiders re turned Compared with other opera lions in the Vienamese war the lid on news of the Laotian phase always has been rela tively tight US Navy and Air Force pi lots have alternated in the ef fort approved by Premier Prince Souvanna Phoumas Laotian governmentto stem the flow of recruits and supplies from North Viet Nam via Lao tian territory held by the pro Communist Pathet Lao While diplomats studied world reaction lo the thrust against North Viet Nam by more than 160 US and South Vietnamese planes intelligence experts studied reconnaissance photographs of the Xom Bang target area Radio Hanoi broadcast a dec laration that the raids caused no appreciable losses but the picture showed heavy damage President Johnson said in Washington Tuesday night that six planes were shot down in Tuesdays massive air raid Five pilots have been rescued US officials in Saigon said four Americans and one Viet namese were rescued and ona American pilot was stili miss ing A US spokesman refused lo say whether he was down in North Viet Nam Moscow radio said one pilot bailed out in a jungle area and a search has been organized by the North Vietnamese Tha broadcast said the plane went clown near Qiiang Khe a North Vietnamese navy base about 60 miles north of the border and one of the raids prime targets A North Vietnamese army communique reported by the Soviet news agency Tass said nine American and South Viet VI ET NAM Continued on Page 2 Inside The Globe Editorials 4 North Iowa news 5 Clear Lake news 8t Society news 101117 Sports news 1514 Latest markets 18 Mason City news lllf Comics 74 Transit timetable M Classified pages 21W for bottled water in July and S688 in August Going social the Senate For eign Relations Committee put on a series of luncheons for vis iting dignitaries The layout for Chancellor Ludwig Erhard of West Germany ran But the committee got by with in party snacks when it enter tained Foreign Minister Z A Bhutto of Pakistan Senators n year in dont use they can keep But the Internal Revenue Service has decreed they must pay income taxes on the residue In the period covered by Johnsons report Sen John Sparkman DAla apparently was low on stationery and used up of his allowance Sen Len B Jordan RIdaho seemed to stocked worth have drew been only won IME ;