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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 14, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Gift for building establishment of the Km ncy Pioneer Museum was an nounced Friday The historical museum is to be built on is acres of land given by Cerro Gordo County The site adjoins Highway 18 and lies between the south entrance to the North Iowa Fair grounds and the new State Highway Pa trol building for N Iowa museum The gift by the KinneyLind strom Foundationwas accepted by the directors of the Pioneer Museum and Historical Society of North Iowa at a meeting Thursday evening in the Mason City Public Library It was announced by Enoch A Norem society president following receipt of a letter from Geo R Ludeman chair man of the foundation trustees vThe trustees stipulated that the gift shall be payable as fol lows when the main building is onehalf completed when it is completed when a machinery pa vilion is completed and the bal ance within one year Construction of the main mu seum building is to begin in about a month Norem said and it is hoped it will be completed this summer It will not be oc cupied this year however and the society does not plan to re See mop Page 7 okay own pay hike ceive until next year gifts of larger items to be housed in the museum The main building is to be of Colonial design and will face Highway 18 on the Hiawatha Pioneer Trail It will be of brick 40 by 200 feet in size Be hind it to the north will be a pavilion 80 by 100 feet to house machinery and other larger items Immediately west of the main building will be a rest area around an oldfashioned band stand North of the rest area will be the oneroom rural schoolhouse to be moved from the fairgrounds Flanking it will be other early buildings from the North Iowa area It in time to create a typical pioneer village in the area the society announced The purpose is to portray the life of North Iowas early set tlers and the areas history to date The historical society has been incorporated and gifts to it are tax exempt it was point ed but Its incorporated purpose is to perpetuate the memory and history of North Central Iowa and surrounding territory to preserve its history and tra ditions and to memorialize and commemorate the same by re search demonstrations and dis play Gifts bequests and memori als already have been offered to the society Norem said It will seek to obtain such items as books pamphlets messages geneologies photographs relics manuscripts letters and other materials that were Turn to Page 2 Raise of DES MOINES lo wa Senate approved a pay raise for legislators Friday The vote was 3022 the mini mum needed for passage The bill goes to the House The measure also would raite the legislators mileage allow ance for one round trip each session between their home anc the Capitol from seven to 1 cents a mile Legislators now are paid a day for a sevenday week while the legislature is in session The lieutenant governor and the House speaker receive twice the salary of other legislators The bill originally would have raised the pay to a day The Senate by a tie vote refused to amend this to a day Then i rejected the bill at the leve by 3023 vote Immediately reconsidering its action it adopted the amend ment by a voice vote and passed the bill a second time The increase would add about a day to the present tota legislative pay of a day Backers of the raise said it is needed to meet higher expenses and to attract top quality legis lalors who otherwise could nol afford to serve Opponents said it would in crease the cost of governmen and offeredno guarantee of at tracting better legislators School bill sent back to House again DES MOINES AP The Senate insisted Friday upon its own version of an area schools bill and sent the measure back to the House by a 4016 vote As originally passed by the Senate the bill would allow es tablishment of up to 20 multi county areas each of which could with state approval set up a twoyear college or a voca tional school The Senate bill would allow an area to levy property taxes of one mill for operation and one mill for capital outlay for schools This appeared to be the major issue between the houses although there other differ ences between their bills The House version prohibits use of local property tax money for the schools and also re moves the 20school limit It also would create a special board to supervise the schools at the state level rather than putting them under the Depart ment of Public Instruction Censuses by cities okayed by House DES MOINES AP The House overrode an amendment aimed at cities where state uni versities are located and passed Friday a bill to permit cities and towns lo take a special cen sus between two regular federal censuses The bill was sent lo the gov ernor 8717 Population figures from Hie special census could be used by faslgrowing com munities as a basis lo claim a larger share of state road taxes and liquor profits Reps Adrian Brinck DKeo kuk and William Scherle R Henderson sought unsuccess fully lo allach an amendment which would require such spe cial censuses to be taken be tween June 15 and Sept 1 Brinck said the US Census Bureau which would conduct the special census counts col lege sludenls as part of the population of a city where the college is located He said it would not be fair to allow Iowa City Ames and Cedar Falls where the two state universities and the state col lege are located to take advan tage of their large studentpop ulations throughthe fall win ter and spring to claim more slate money The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 14 IMS IPc copy This Paper Consists oi Three Sections Section One Auociated Presi Full Wlrei No 82 hina fires bomb1 Kill 215 Viet Cong in battle Trap five companies SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Government forces pulled out of an area near Bac Lieu in the southern Mekong River delta Friday after trap ping five Viet Cong companies and killing 215 Viet Cong To the north Viet Cong guer rillasjumped two US Marine reconnaissance patrols about 14 miles west of the Da Nang Air Base killed one Marine and wounded six or seven others including a helicopter pilot A US spokesman said US Navy planes from the carrier Oriskany hit Red targets in South Viet Nam Thursday No strikes against Communist North Viet Nam were reported A US military spokesman said 18 South Vietnamese were killed and 77 wounded in the twostage battle near Bac Lieu 135 miles southwest of Saigon It began at dawn Thursday and raged until late at night Four Americans were wounded The operation netted a consid erable haul of Communist sup including Sovietmade plies guns Fighting resumed Friday and two Vietnamese battalions were pinned down three hours before the Reds were routed by four air strikes with napalm bombs They were a welltrained unit said a US adviser at the scene Maj Philip Stevens of Mc Lean Va said the Viet Cong were caught by surprise They could be seen running hrough the paddies and down he paths to man gun emplace ments Many of them rearing camouflaged forms he said The death of the US Marine srought to 374 the total of Amer can dead in combat since De cember 1961 The Marines were ambushed while setting up listening posts along the Ca De River toget a ine on routes used by the Com munists to move troops and sup plies toward the big USViet namese base at Da Nang Sketchy reports indicated two 10man groups were pinned were uni fire The fighting several hours satrols tried trapped men while two other will keep the to reach the fprmcd U 5 S MONGOLIAN MHJBUC Alma Ata AFGHANISTAN LOP NOR A BLAST AREA PAKISTAN Shanghai CHINA Kunming INDIA Hong Kong THAJUND CIYION v To cope with U S threats TOKYO M Communist China said Friday it had exploded its second atomic bomb aimed at de veloping nuclear weapons to cope with nuclear black mail and threats of the United States Peking Radio made the announcement and added that the nuclear tests also were for the purpose of abolishing all nuclear weapons China is conducting necessary nuclear tests within the defined limits and is developing the nuclear for the purpose of r f coping with nuclear black Portion ot vote bill is rejected Photofax CHINESE ABLAST AREA Lop Nor in northwest mainland China site oi that nations first atomic test last October is believed to be the area in which Fridays second atomic blast was set off Lop Nor is a lake in the desert area of SmkiangProvince Call for ceasefire U N riants end to Dominican dispute UNITED NATIONS NY request of the rebel Dominican cerned by the rebel appeal UN Security Counregime which declared that uvvitiA vit bun b acnii iiiui ju uCLJn LC J 11 111 o cil called unanimously Friday for Santo Domingo faced immediday the United States demon a ceasefire in the Dominican ate risk destruction The rebstrated it was trying to block representative strifetorn country vote been called into urgent ses sion to deal Vith the latest vio lence in the Dominican Repub lic The secretarygeneral said he ntended to move quickly to car ry out the mandate He added down atop a hill by Viet Cong that he expects full cooperation went on for from all concerned and that he council fully in The session was called at the Expect compromise on reserve merger plan WASHINGTON AP A zerohour compromise in the dispule over Ihe Penlagons Re serve merger plan was signaled Friday The principal antagonists Rep F Edward Hebert DLa and Secretary of Defense Rob ert S McNamara scheduled a joint news conference for Satur day morning The Pentagon announced in a brief statement that McNamara will go to Capitol Hill to join Hebert to fdce the press togeth er There was no tipoff as to the subject of the conference However Heberts House Armed Services subcommittee us held extended hearings on he Defense Department propos al to merge all Army Reserve units into the National Guard When McNamara announced the plan Dec 12 it set off a storm of controversy within the Reserves and wilhin Congress Hebert charged that McNa mara was attempting to detour congressional authority in carrying out the plan without legislation A month ago when Hebert recessed the hearings for the Easter holiday he issued an open invitation for Mr McNa mara to come before this com mittee and say Yes we are partners I need your help McNamara has said he is seeking congressional authority for the controversial plan But the argument has boiled down to the issue of what the secre tary considers to be congrcs sionarauthority r and asked Secretaryel regime asked for the personthe General U Thant to send aperal intervention of the secretarying onal representative to the general The representative of the SecretaryGeneral was given the TH i j reporting to the council Styiiaii V beon the situation ore the 11nation council which Th K The rebel communication signed by Foreign Minister Jot tin Cury declared that Santo Domingo is the scene of tragic events and is in imminent dan ger of destruction Ho cited both an air altack by the Dominican air force on a radio station and what he called advancesby US troops into the rebel zone Cury said the air attacks were originating from San Isidro Air Base which is con trolled by US occupation forces ami added that this means that the air attacks have been made at least with the consent of the US forces or on their orders The rebel communication said the Organization of American is incapable of Dominican situ States OAS resolving the ation and of opposing the wishes of the United States Immediately after tlie coun cils action Soviet Ambassador Nikolai T Fedorenko took the floor for another attack on the US role in the Dominican Re public He said he was con North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness with occasional showers or thun derstorms affectiny about 50 per cent of the area through Saturday Lows Friday night in tht 50s Cooler Saturday highs in the 70s A He said that in debate Thurs security council from the situation in the minican Republic DOMINICAN aid Do Turn to 2 mail and threats United States an WASHINGTON AP Senate turned down Friday amendment whicK would have permitted Southern states un The Chinese nuclear explosion irupted over the western area of mainland China at 10 am eking time pm EST May broadcast aid It called the test a success The explosion probably was in The remote Sinkiang Province o northwest China where Red wujiict LJIC der the Negro votingrights bill fifth nation in the world nuclear o require voters to be able to read and writes The vote was 5314 Sen Sam J Ervin DNC said he offered the amendment in hope of doing something to assist in the survival of consti tutional government The bill provides for registra ion of voters in Alabama Geor gia Louisiana Mississippi South Carolina and parts of North Carolina and Virginia re gardless of whether they fail literacy or similar voter quali fication tests It also would permit the ap pointment of federal examiners to handle the registration of voters in these states Ervins amendment would have provided that nothing in the bill would invalidate any voter qualification requirement applying equally to all citizens That would take in a require ment that a voter be able to read or write any section of the state constitution or the federal constitution in the English lan guage Photofax THE SHOES vis Dexter Tyler III a senior at Midland Tex Lee High School poses with the 99 pairs of shoes he has worn in his lifetime beginning with the bootees lower left he wore home from Abilene hospital where wore home from Abilene hospital where he was born to the present pair on his feet of the China conducted its first atomi experiment Communist China became the club last Oct 16 with the explo sion of its first atomic device The Chinese coupled their first announcement with a blasi at the United States and made a bid for a world conference o heads of state to discuss nuclear disarmament Ironically just Thursday an American official in London aid the worlds great powers have until early 1968 to stop the spread of atomic weapons By then some 20 countries will be able to make atomic bombs the informant said A communique broadcast by Peking Radio referred to an atomic bomb but the first one at least was believed to have an atomic device This die not have the refinements of real bomb As it had before Peking saic that China is developing nu clear weapons for defense only China said the broadcast will never be the first to use nuclear weapons It is the sin cere hope of the Chinese people that there never will be a nu clear war While the blast entrenched Red China more deeply in the atomic club it still lacks the ca pability of delivering a bomb over great distances Its rocket development is in its infancy A communique broadcast by Peking said China exploded another atom bomb over its western ar eas at hours Peking time on May 14 1965 and thus sue cessfully concluded its seconc nuclear test Following the explosion of Chinas first atom bomb Oct 16 1964 this nuclear test is another important achievement scorec by the Chinese people in strengthening their national de fense and safeguarding the se curity of their motherland and world peace Under the leadership of the Communist party of China the Chinese peoples liberation army and Chinas scientists and technicians have wholehearted ly worked together to ensure the complete success of this nuclear test It is a great victory for the partys general line of socialist construction It is a great victo ry for Mao Tzetungs thinking The Central Committee of the Communist party of China and the state council extend Iheir warm congratulations to all the commanders and fight ers of the peoples liberation army who took part in this test and to all the workers engi neers technicians scientists and other personnel who con tributed to it CHINESE EXPLODE ANOTHER ABOMB Blast no surprise to US officials WASHINGTON UP The US government confirmed Friday that Red China has set off a second Hiroshimasize atomic explosion It renewed a promise to support nonnuclear nations against t h r e at of nuclear blackmail State Department Press Offi cer Robert J McCioskey said the Communist Chinese explod ed their second nuclear device at about 8 pm CST Thursday night at their test site at Lop Noi in Western China The US announcement fol lowed a Peking radio broadcast which reported the second nu clear test and described it as a success McCioskey said the No 2 atomic shot as detected by U S monitors appeared to be about the same size as the 20 kiloton explosion the Chinese originated last Oct 16 possibly a little larger The Peking announcement had been greeted here with no surprise Sen John J Sparkman D Ala acting chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Com mittee said it acids a little more bleakness to the world an influential member of the Foreign Relations Committee Reject state lottery plan in Wisconsin MADISON Wis leg islative committee solidly re jected a proposed state lottery in Wisconsin Thursday The Assembly Judiciary Com mittce voted overwhelmingly against the threepart packag of legislation It would be the biggest mis take Wisconsin could make t open up the door to the smalles type of gambling Assembly man George Molinaro DKeno sha said aid the explosion may back ire against the Red Chinese 1 suppose the Chinese loded it for propaganda pur oses and to put the fear of Red China into the hearts of the mailer Asiatic countries Aiken told newsmen However I am inclined to hink they made a mistake Russia wont be happy about it and the people in this country vho have been insisting we go o war with Red China will have additional ammunition for their argument On the other hand Aiken aid the Chinese action makes our wholesale bombing of North Viet Nam lock ridiculous be cause North Viet Nam prob ably dislikes China more than t did us up until a short time ago Inside The Globe OWAS moderate Repub licans rally their forces Page 4 Buchwald column J Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 47 Latest markets 7 North Iowa news t Sports 910 Society news uij Comics is 21S SAME DATI1H4W5 ;