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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Gemini leak CAPE KENNEDY Fla most Zbf fOFWard en Sn 8pacf fightalter technicians awater leakage prob lem in the Gemini 4 spacecraft early Sunday had threatened to delay the scheduled launch Thurs w McDivitt and Ed ward H Wlnte II on their fourday space jour Aeronautics and Space Ad ministration said that a life support system package damaged by the leaking water had been replaced The package is used to remove carbon dioxide from the capsule inil1es south of the Bahamian island San Salvador the tiny cable ship Omega waited forhigh winds and seas to subside so it cair grapple for the broken ends of an undersea cable used m the Gemini programThe cable runs 1500 miles from Cape Kennedy to An ngua and has several Bahamian tracking sta tions connected to it Space agency officials said they hoped it could be repaired in time for the landing of where it serves its most vital function But if it hasnt they added radio communications could be used Between Saturday night and Sunday morning 32 pounds of water leaked into the spacecrafts lithium hydroxide container The device m addition to removing carbon dioxide from the spacecraft also supplies drinking water for the astronauts and provides a cool ant McDivitt and White are scheduled for the longest flight yet in the US space effort a 62orbit 97hour 50minute global whirl de signed to test the effects on man of prolonged exposure to space They will attempt the worlds first space rendezvous effort White plans to venture out ofthe space craft held to the craft by a 25foot tether He will approach another orbiting satellite the second stage of the Titan 2 rocket which is to boost the two Air Force majors into space McDivitt attended early Mass at a Cath olic church in Cocoa Beach Sunday White ar rived too early for services at a Methodist church left and returned to find the services already well begun The space partners climbed into a space craft simulator in early afternoon and prac ticed orbital maneuvers They planned more time in the simulator Monday Major issues face Congress WASHINGTON AP Con gress comes to grips this week with major domestic and for eign issues in a swift stepup of activity The foreign aid authorization measure passed by the House last week faces a stiff test in the Senate late in the week The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has produced a measure calling for a complete overhaul in two years of the foreign aid pro gram by a special commission For the next year it would pro vide somewhat less funding 3352 billion The House takes up Wednes day legislation for a 48billion cut in federal excise taxes wip ing out most of these A major item is the elimination in stages from now to 1M9 of the 10 per cent tax on automobiles After the long Memorial Day weekend the House is expected to pass with minimum debati Tuesday a appropria tion for the State Justice Com merce and related departments After disposing of the excise tax bill it is scheduled to con sider measures for continuing the Presidents power to pro pose subject to congressiona veto reorganizations of execu tive departments Next the House takes up proposed increase in the nation al debt limit from the present billion to billion to accommodate the deficit ex pected in the fiscal year beginning July 1 The Senate votes Tuesday on President Johnsons economic development bill emphasizing measures to build up business possibilities in economically depressed areas It is a five year program carrying a billion price tag The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 31 1HS UOe a Paper at Two Laaae No 95 Viet S toll Holiday deaths rocket Expect new record mark By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Deaths in groups of five and sven six were rocketing the Memorial Day weekend auto accident toll toward a grim record at the beginning of the last day of the threeday holiday period v The toll was expected to equal that of a battle in Viet Nam over the weekend Lives were being snuffed out at the average rate of more than six an hour before the after midnight lull Howard Pyle president of the National Safety Council said It is conceivable that it could be the worst Memorial Day weekend on record unless mo torists change their driving pat tern With fatalities running 40 per cent ahead of last years pace Pyle said the toll looks certain to be on the upper end of our estimate The council had estimated traffic deaths for the 78hour weekend 6 pm local time Friday to midnight Monday a 430 to 510 At 11 am CDT Monday the nationwide total was 373 Among the more spectacula tragedies A headon collision on a deser highway near Needles Calif Saturday killed six persons Th only survivor was a 12yearold girl An almost identical crash in the High Sierra foothills nea Lone Pine Calif killed five per sons among them the parents of the only survivor an 8year old girl A collision on a freeway north of San Jose Calif killed three men and two women Another headon smashup near Abbeville La Sunday took the lives of five teenagers and critically injured two other per sons Five boys of high school age were killed in a collision outside Gallatin Tenn Three 16yearold boys and a 26yearold truck driver died in a crash at an intersection near Grand Island Neb IN MEMORY OF Flags and crosses form a corridor to the monument to the dead of World War II in Memorial Park Ceme tery on Memorial Day Scenes similar to this are repeated by Eltrin Musawr throughout the nation as people pause to honor the dead of all wars On the inside Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news o7 North Iowa news Sports 8 910 Society news 1112 Classified pages 1415 North Iowa Weather oiitlook Partly cloUdy and warmer Monday Highs Monday in the and 80s Integration attempt fails Authorities arrested 13 per sons at Crawfordville Ga as Negroes attempted unsuccess fully to integrate two white Bap tist churches and held another series of protest marches Negroes then marched around the courthouse in protest to the arrests and later about 200 held a rally there The Negroes also picketed the residence of Lola H Williams county school superintendent until they were told that a resi dent was ill and ordered to leave The picketing was in protest to the failure of the school board to renew contracts of six Negro teachers an action which touched off the demonstrations last Wednesday Willie Bolden a field worker for the Southern Christian Lead ership Conference said refusal of school authoritiesto renew Voters to decide on high school completion June 9 Mason City School District voters will decide June 9 whether to build sections numbered 2 through 6onthis drawing of the new Mason City High School No 2 is a gymnasium frontwhich would con tain lobby and public facilities to make the large gymnasium suitable for use as a spectator f ieldhouse It would include secondfloor class space No 3 is a large shops wing t No 4 is an enclosed corridor to No 5 and No 6 No 5 is a music hall No 6 is cafeteria space for the high school The June 9 election will determine whether bond mtney and anticipated tax money will be used to add those items to complete the high school auuiLunuill itIIU ILS CnU sections are now under con is a for the f uture struction with gym to the right library jutting for ward and classroom and administrative space in the other sections No 7 is the existing John Adams Junior High School heating and kitchen which can serve both Adams and the high school plus Adams cafe teria space No 8 is the Adams building Horizontal lines mark out the location Of a po tential auditorium and its entryway The auditorium 19 B TkAoaiKllltlr 4lj the contracts meant that we nance requiring a 48hour notice are going for everything iricludprior to a parade ing the public accommodations and the churches cml WOT a Ku and said they will go to court to seek adequate protection for white supremacy picketeers and civil rights dem onstrators Ronnie Moore a field secre tary for the Congress of Racial Equality said picketing of downtown stores would continue while a suit is filed in US Dis trict Court seeking to have city parish and state law enforce ment officers protect demon strators He said leaders also would seek a ruling on the constitu tionality of a Bogalusa ordi Four dead on Iowa highways By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four holiday traffic deaths had been recorded in Iowa Mon day as the Memorial Day week snd headed into its final hours the death of a Sheldahl wom an Sunday night brought the 1965 state toll to 256 compared with 289 on the same date a year ago Mrs Carolyn Anderson 74 of Sheldahl died late Sunday in a collision at a Highway 69 inter section two miJes south of Hux ley The Highway Patrol said a car driven by her husband Ed win 74 collided with a vehicle driven by Barry Pidgeon of West Des Moines Anderson and Pidgeons wife were hospitalized at Des Moines Pidgeon and his sixyearold son were treated for injuries and released Other weekend traffic victim included William Zaiger 80 oi Rockwell City killed Saturday Both were hustled to their car When the auto was caugh in a traffic jam many of the spectators gathered around it cursing kicking and shaking their fists Music impromptu speeches and chatting under the maple trees had highlighted the days program in the fourday rally which winds up Monday At Tuscaloosa Ala Vivian J Malone made history when she 3ecame the first Negro ever to graduate from the University o Alabama It feels great it really does she said Rockwell City A car left a county road near West Liberty and Dale 22 of Branch Tempers flared Sunday nigh as two spectators were on a marks during a speech favoring See story no Page 3 An integrated group of about 30 clergymen and others picket ed the Episcopal Cathedral of St Philip in Atlanta Ga where a segregated private school held accalaureate exercises Two years ago the school refused to enroll the son of Dr Martin uther King Jr The pickets organized by the piscopal Soeiety for Cultura Strike Commie positions Threeday battle ends SAIGON South Viet UP U S Air Force n d Marine Corps jets truck at Communist posi ions in Quang Ngai Prov nce Monday after three ays of hard fighting in which an estimated 500 pvernment troops were cilled wounded or missing Unofficial reports said two US Army men were killed in he action west of the provincial capital and that a US airman was wounded US officials also reported 155 other government oiled 20 wounded and 100 miss the Khe Tri outpost near he border with North Viet 1am The Viet Cong overran the post Friday night A govern ment relief force retook it Sat urday The Viet Cong struck back dispersed the relief force and escaped before a second relief force arrived In Quang Ngai 65 miles southeast of the big Da Nang air base US officials said the Viet Cong appeared to be pulling back The government rushed in reinforcements but a counterat tack was delayed apparently because of bad weather Senior US military sources said they had confirmed the presence of two battalions of North Vietnamese troops in the area 15 miles west of Quang Ngai They said they were be lieved to have taken part in an attack on a special forces camp at Ha Tranh No details were immediately available An estimated two regiments of Communist fighters battled the government forces before breaking off the action at noon Initial reports said the heav iest losses were suffered by tha 39th Ranger Battalion and tha 3rd Vietnamese Marine Battal ion The marine unit was said to have suffered at least 80 casual ties including 20 dead The ranger battalion which was moved in Sunday as a relief force was reported surrounded and cut into three sections Two of them were virtually wiped out Spokesmen said only 80 men irom the 260man battalion had been accounted for A Vietnamese lieutenant who was with the battalion said tha made four attempts to jreak out of the encirclement He said the guerrillas attacked he battalions headquarters element with mortars rockets and machine guns Other re ports said the headquarters wai overrun The Viet Cong kept up their Pressure on the outpost of Ba Gia about 10 miles west of the Drovincial capital of Quang and the scene of some of the heaviest fighting They hit he post with mortars and used oudspeakers in an effort to in timidate the defenders Air support was called in but he weather in the area deterio rated making bombing and and Racial Unity protested use strafing difficult of the church for the school anc called on the church to desegre fate the school School officials ay the church and schoo severed their ties more than a year ago At New Orleans more than picketed a small Roman Catho lie college in a fashionable resi dential district while labor lead er Walter Reuther spoke a commencement A biracial group of said pickets quickly arrived mingled and police among the pickets to prevent any encoun ters Government adds 77599 more workers WASHINGTON West Branch late Friday killing federal government hired 11 599 Joseph Clifton Walker 18 of additional workers in April pushing the 177653 jMrsons To the north in Quang Trl Province bordering North Viet Mam government forces cap tured a Viet Cong junk killed six guerrillas and captured five military spokesmen said Four platoons of US Marines 100 Citizens Council backers were airlifted to an island off the coast of Quang Tin Prov ince just north of Quang Ngai on a search operation They killed five Viet Cong wounded one and picked up six suspects SAM DATI1H417I M ;