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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1965, Mason City, Iowa FOCUS on North Iowa FdMly to trade Rockwell for Japan HEADING thijir two cnildren Jimmy 10 arm Mitzi 8 will leave Rockwell June 12 for Japan become By CHARLES W WALK North News Director ROCKWELLW h e n Arthur Langerman left Uncle Sams oc cupation forces in Japan a dozen years ago he brought back to the United States two im portant new lovely Japanese bride and a desire to be an educator When Art returns to Japan later this summer some things will be slightly different First his lovely bride of 12 years ago will return as the lovely mother of the couples two sparkling children Also occupation bases of US military personnel which dotted the area around and his wife be gone i Third Arts desire to be an educator will have been fulfilled spades You see Art Lan german will return to Japan this summer not as a tourist but as the principal of the new est international school in Japan Before getting into more detail about Langermans new posi tion it might be well to take a look at his background A native of Fayette Art spent three years 195153 in Japan with the US Air Force While stationed in Nagoya Art went to a small tailor shop one day to get a suit made It was in this tailor shop that he met his future wife Kyoko Sakamoto After being discharged in 1953 Art returned to the States with his wife and enrolled in Upper Iowa University After re ceiving his BA degree Art ac Cutback force at Domingo To withdraw 1700 more WACO Tex AP Presi dent Johnson announced Friday he is issuing orders to withdraw 1700 American military men from the Dominican Republic But he warned at the same time that in the hemisphere we can expect more efforts ai triumph by terror and conques through chaos And he called for new international machin ery geared to meet fastmoving events In an address prepared for commencement exercises ai Baylor University once headed by his great grandfather George Washington Baines Johnson said When forces of freedom move slowly wheth er on political economic or mil itary fronts the forces of slavery and subversion move rapidly and decisively The president said that one of the lessons learned during the past four weeks in the Domin ican Republic is that it is clear that we need new international machinery geared to meet fast moving events When hours can decide the fate of generations the moment of decision must become the moment of action headded The 1700 troops the President saidare being withdrawn are in addition to 1600 he said have been withdrawn over the pasl two days And Johnson said he has in structed Lt Gen Bruce Palmer commander of US forces in the Dominican Republic to dis cuss possible further withdraw als with Gen Hugo Panasco Alvim of Brazil commander of the Organization of American States forces in the revolttorn Caribbean country Johnson said the necessity for quick action is one of the new realities made apparent by the Dominican situation The President has been criti cized in some quarters for not advising other hemisphere na tions before announcing his de cision April 28 to send military forces to the Dominican Repub lie Friday in discussing the Com munist threat within the hemi sphere Johnson said We know that when a Com munist group seeks to exploit misery the entire free inter American svstem is put in dead ly danger We also know that these dangers can be found to day in many of our lands There is no trouble anywhere these evil forces will not try to turn to their advantage We can expect more efforts at triumph by ter ror and conquest through chaos The President speaking of US goals said We want for the peoples of this hemisphere only what they want for them selves liberty justice digni ty a better life Johnson said that more than a few agitators were needed to bring on the tragic and cruel bloodshed in the Dominican Re public He said they had additional help and a deeper cause Floyd crash kills 27 hogs CHARLES en hogs were killed when a semitrailer with a double deck er load of hogs tipped over a mile south of Floyd on Highway 18 and 218 Friday at am The truck owned by E Pructt of Windsor 111 was driven by John A Verplaetse of rural Cambridge 111 He was not in jured Damage to the truck was estimated at According to Deputy Sheriff Ivan Felix the accident oc curred when the driver went off the unfamiliar road The load shifted as he tried to turn back too quickly The load of hogs was on way to Hormel Packing Plant in Austin Those which sur vived were rounded up by sher iffs men and taken on in an othqr truck cepted a leaching position in Lancaster Calif where he and his growing family remained for three years Both of the Langerman children were born while Art was attending Upper Iowa Jimmy is now 10years old and Mitzi is 8 While in California Art con tinued his education and re ceived his MA degree from the University of Southern Califor nia Soon after heceiving this degree Arts dream of getting into school administration came true He accepted the position of principal of t h e Rockwcll Swaledale Elementary School in 1961 a position he has held for the last four years Weve really enjoyed our four years in North Iowa Art recalls We came back to Iowa because I always had been im pressed with the fine education al atmosphere in North Iowa and we havent been disappoint ed The people of Rockwell and the school officials have been just great Art however calls his new position in Japan a fantastic challenge It also will mean a great deal of work The Nagoya International School was started last year to take care of t h e educational ntieds of a growing foreign com munity in this city of nearly two million Last year the school had an enrollment of less than 100 students in 10 grades This fall the enrollment will be over FOCUS Turn to Page 2 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 28 1965 UOc a Paper Consists of Two Associated Full No 94 Provide credit tax relief Governor abandons labor plan DBS MOINES AP Demo cratic Gov Harold Hughes said in effect Friday that he has giv en up on any major revision of Iowas labor laws this legisla tive session v The Senate has defeated his major proposal in this legalize union shop labor con tractswhich require a person to join a unionin order to keep his job He also proposed two other changes If they dont do anything with them now I am through Hughes said at a news confer ence Labor does not want the other two since the union shop provision failed the governor said because they are more restrictive than present laws Hughes said he had done everything he knew to do to per suade the Democraticcontrolled legislature to pass his labor bills One of his other two bills which has passed the House would create an agency to me diate and work to prevent labor disputes at the state level much as does the National Labor Re lations Board in the federal gov ernment It has not reached a vote in the Senate The third bill never has been introduced It would liberalize the law on picketing while con tinuing to outlaw secondary boycotts and would limit the power of courts to act in labor disputes without giving a hear ing to both sides Inside The Globe SATURDAY Carl Doc Scverinsen assist ant conductor of the Skitch Henderson Orchestra on tele visions Tonight Show will be trumpet solojst with the MasonCity High School Sym phonic Band The public con cert will beat pm Sat clay in Roosevelt Fieldhouse For stories and pictures of the Iowa Bandmasters Asso ciation convention being held in Mason City see Editorials 4 Clear 4 Clear news 7 Mason City news Latest markets Sports JM2 Society news 15 Classified 1M9 May postpone Gemini launch CAPE KENNEDY Fla W A bad battery cell Friday forced postponement of a practice flight for nextweeks orbital mission by astronauts James Mc Divitt and Edward White Officials said there was a possibility the trouble could delay the June 3 launching Mission director Christopher C Kraft Jr said a decision whether to postpone the astronauts trip would be made late Saturday or Sunday after the battery changed and several evaluation tests had been The battery problem turned up Friday shortly made Photofax DONT DRIVE LIKE THIS Many North lowans will be on highways for the Memorial Day weekend Some will act like this creature This animal is named Mr Hoff and is owned by George McCarthy of Barre Town Vt Viet political pot boils again SAIGON South Viet Nam i j i rt i ii i u AP A political crisis that DC worried lest the whole thing cgan early in the week with a ight over changes in the cabi net threatened to become much vorse Friday as several religi ous groups got into the act Chief of State Phan Khac SHU still refuses to accept the ap pointment of two new ministers o Premier Phan Huy Quats government on the ground the ncumbents never resigned Quat is reluctant to force the ssue because of the delicate political balance in Saigon In the meantime an extrem st Roman Catholic leader the Rev Hoang Quynh has protest ed to Sun about a draft religion aw Father Quynh told news men that several of his students Jiavc been arrested and that if necessary he will take his case against the government to the streets x Groups in the Cao Dai and loa Hao sects have reportedly oined Quynh along with the Ba Hai faith Arrests of civilians and mili ary officers connected with pormer regimes in Saigon are said to be continuing adding to a general air of crisis Six Viet namese naval officers were re arrested today in conncc ion with an abortive coup May uu wiriniu me WIIOIC tiling uc ouimic get out of hand The situation Saturday nrrthnhilir urill on Then HA cairl The US Embassy is known to probabily will be an important topic when Ambassador Max well D Taylor flics to Washing ton this weekend Extremist Catholics complain that the new religion law gives them a status inferior to Bud dhism and that their main rep resentative in the cabinet Nguyen Van Vinh is being thrown out North Iowa Weather outlook Clear and continued cool Friday night and Saturday Frost or freezing temperatures Friday night lows 3036 Highs Saturday in the 50s Weather Details on 2 SAME TrtttU Dcttk Put U Bfan 4 possible verdicts in trial of Smidt lad The jury in Paul Smidts trial for murder was given four possi ble verdicts to consider as it re ceived instructions Friday after noon Judge C H Wild gave the jurors a choice of first degree murder second degree murder manslaughter or innocent In his final argument County Atty B Michael Dunn told the jurors the law makes no disjury the state has proved in its unction in the crime of murder V T hotumon Q xx evidence that Paul Smidt on between a 14yearold and a 44 yearold person March 15 1965 with Paul Smidt was 14 in January aforethought with a ueaiuy He is accused of killing his weapon and with premeditation mother Amelia Smidt March did deliberately kill Amelia 15 after McDivitt and White began running through a rehearsal for their four day orbital trip The battery is located in an equipment section attached to the base of the Gemini 4 space craft It is one of four similar batteries which provide power to vehicle systems during flight Kraft said We could fly the entire Gemini 4 mission despite the loss of one battery cell But we would rather change the bat tery To do this the spacecraft will have to be lifted above the Titan a few feet 2 rocket to which it has been mated for sev eral weeks This will require disconnect ng several bolts and electrical connections Kraft said that it was hoped that the battery tould not be replaced Friday night and the simulated flight Explosion ends trip for torso VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE Calif AP An explo sion two minutes after launch ruined Air Force plans to send a plastic facsimile of a space mans torso into space aboard an Atlas missile The ICBM and its dummy passenger plunged into the ocean west of this seaside mis sile facility It was a mass of flaming wreckage Then he said we will rc Jvaluate the remaining schedule lime for the spacecraft the launch vehicle the Mission Con trol Center in Houston and the world network and support re quirements Subsequent to the accom piishment of these tests we will determine if we can meet the present scheduled June 3 date or whether some additional time may be needed Officials said there is some extra time in the programming that might enable them to meet the June 3 launch date They said the simulated flight that was called off Friday origi nally had hot been scheduled until Monday McDivitt and White both Air Force majors arc to take the Gemini 4 spacecraft aloft for 97 hours and 50 minutes the long est maninspace flight yet scheduled by the United States Early in the flight White is to emerge from the orbiting capsule and float in space at the end of a tether for about 12 minutes The primary purpose of the flight will be to determine how well the astronauts and space craft systems will stand long exposure to space weightless ness The county attorney told the malice deadly Smidt Walter Schroeder coattorney for Paul in the final arguments for the defense said the boy could not be guilty of first de gree murder because testimony in the court proved he was not able to premeditate or deliber ate He said Paul could not be guilty of second degree murder because testimony proved he was not capable of malice Schroeder said Paul could not be guilty of manslaughter be cause he was not guilty of any crime Remarking on testimony of psychiatrists heard in the court Dunn said Dr Robert W Shul tice testified that the boy knew the nature and wrongfulness of his act but Dr Robert W Brindley made a diagnosis in five minutes and testified that the boy did not understand the nature The human mind is too com Heated Dunn said to make a diagnosis of it in five minutes as Brindley did Schroeder said he did not think there was any difference in what Shultice and Brindley testified He said he did not think there was any question in the world of the boys mental illness even without the opinion of doctors PAULSMIDT Crash injuries kill woman at Greene GREENE Mrs Walter Arlene Hemmerich 44 died Thursday evening of injuries received in an auto accident Tuesday night Her husband Walter Hem merich said he was blinded by a flash of lightning during a severe storm while driving on Highway 14 near Marble Rock The car left the road and struck a culvert Hemmerich and two daughters also were hospitalized at Floyd County Memorial Hospital in Charles City Hemmerich and Bonnie 13 have been released Mary 18 is still in the hospital in fair condition NEWSMAN DIES NORWALK Conn AP James Devlin 56 an Asso Schroeder said We are not ciated Press newsman for 28 licre to decide whether Paul years and a former foreign cor Smidt shot his mother but if he respondent died Thursday after committed murder a brief illness Repeal five of six mills Up levy for high income DES MOINES UB Re lief from five mills of the highly unpopular sixmill monies and credits tax is forthcoming for lowans In its third night session of week the Iowa House Thursday passed 9520 and sent to the gov ernor a bill to repeal five mills of the tax as it applies to indi viduals Under the bill revenue lost to local governments by repeal of the levy on monies and credits would be made up by an addi tional threefourths of one per cent tax on incomes over The additional income tax would be collected at the state level and put into a special Monies and Credits Tax Re placement Fund to be parceled but to the counties One mill of the present tax had to be left on monies and credits because it is committed to helping pay off the Korean veterans bonus bonds It will die a natural death when the bonds are paid off The House debated for 2Va hours before passing the meas ure in the same form in which it was passed by the Senate Most of the debate was on an attempt by Rep Carroll Red fern DDonnellson to substitute a five per cent surtax on inter est and dividends for the addi tional income tax as a means of replacing the revenue It was defeated 9717 The monies and credits tax now produces about million a year in revenue The part col lected from individuals amounts to around million a year It is this part that would be re pealed The tax would still ba collected on moneyed proper ty holdings of corporations banks and other lending institu tions Rep Lee Gaudincer D Des Moines said the additional indi vidual income tax levied by the bill would bring in an estimated million annually Earlier this week State Comp troller Marvin Selden said the new income tax bracket would bring in about million an nually The monies and credits tax is divided 50 per cent to the school district 20 per cent to the city and 30 per cent to the coun ty where it originates If it is paid by a rural citizen it is divided 5050 between the coun ty and school district OLD AND NEW The old clock shows stand ard time and the new clock daylight time Mrs irank umbarger 9 Mission Dr shows how she will change her clocks at bedtime Friday evening so they will be right when daylight time starts at 2 am Saturday The old fashioned clock is one she made from a kit The face is embroidered so she goes from a stitch in time to a switch in time Change clock Friday night Daylight saving time in Iowa will go Into effect at 2 amSaturday and remain in effect through Labor Day This means that should be set ahead one hour at Friday night ;