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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1965, Mason City, Iowa N WASHINGTON Yorkers in large numbers turned out Tuesday to vote in a mayoralty election that caught nationwide attention Under a brilliant sun and in cool formed early at the 5009 polling places of the metropolis to say the final word on the BeameLindsay Buckleyj setto i Elsewhere in scattered off year elections statewide ballot rs to polls in large num ing1 in NewJerseyand Virginia contests ih a half dozen Eastern and Midwestern cities the spotlight In many of the contests here and there in thenation Repub licans were trying to supplant Democratic officeholders The results will be scrutinized close ly for possible portents for the 1966 congressional and 1968 presidentialelections Most interest has centered on New York City An estimated 25 million of the citys 36mil lion eligible voters are expected to decide a hotly contested may ors race between Democratic City Comptroller Abraham D Beame and Rep John V Lind say a Republican running with Liberal party backing at the head of a fusion ticket Straw polls indicate a vdose vote The race is complicated by the presence of a third candi date authorpublisHerlt William F Buckley Jr the Conserva tive party nominee Democrats are favored to capture both governors con tests In New Jersey Demo cratic Gov Richard J Hughes 56 is expected to defeal GOP State Sen Wayne Durijont Jr 51 while iu Virginia Democratic LI Gov Mills E Godwin Jr 50 is rated a probable victor over Republican A Linwood llolton 42 and Conservative party nom inee William J Story 55 Republicans are making strong bids for mayor oC Cleve land Ohio and district attorney ot Philadelphia Other impor tant mayoral elections are in Detroit Louisville Ky and Ak ron Ohio New Jersey Virginia ami New Yorkare electing legisla tures while Kentucky is filling some seats In the only congres sional contest Republican Clar ence J Brown Jr 38 is favored to capture the Ohio 7lh District seat held for many years by his late father Browns Democratic opponent is James A Berry 35 Although Lindsay 43 has softpedaled his Republicanism a victory or even a good show ing in defeat could propel him into the front rank among future GOP presidential possibilities Beame 59 won the nomina tion by defeating retiring Mayor Robert F Wagners choice Paul R Screvane The comp troller received President John sons endorsement last week and Democrats hold a 72 regis tration advantage In New Jersey a turnout of 23 million of the more than 31 million registered voters is an ticipated Democrats claim a big lead for Hughes and hope to capture control of both houses of the recently ire apportioned legislature for the first time in more than 50 years Dumont has attacked Hughes for refusing to dismiss Eugene D Genovcse a Rutgers Univer sity professor who said he would welcome a Viet Cong victory in the Vietnamese war Hughes said he disagrees with Genovcse ELECTION Please turn to Page 2 going to city polls Davenport is watched The newspaper that mokes ad North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 Ky THE PRESS Iowa voters were at the polls Tuesday to elect city officials and decide proposals for some varied projects as land annexa tion and park development For tthe most part city elec tions are drawn on nonpartisan lines Political observers how ever were keeping an eye on Davenport where municipal of ficeholders run by party affilia tion The city traditionally has elected Republicans and the GOP was hoping for a victory which might signal a party comeback from the Democratic landslide of last Novembers general election Democrats however current ly control the mayors office in Davenport and fielded a full slate of candidates formunici pal office for the first time in many years Cedar Rapids residents were selecting six city officials from a field of 11 candidates with onlyParks Commissioner Don ald K Gardner unopposed for reelection Among offices to be decided was that of Mayor Robert M L Johnson He was opposed in his reelection bid by James 1 Meaghan who served three terms as mayor before being de feated by Johnson in 1961 i Voters throughout Linn Coun ty where Cedar Rapids is coun ty scat were beingasked to de cide a proposed million bond issue to finance development of two 1000 acre parks Sixty per cent of the voters must cast affirmative ballots to authorize the bond issue Three city council seats were being decided in Dubuque where incumbents seeking re election included Mayor Robert Horgari Elsjjwhere in northeast Iowa a referendum vote was sched uled at Decorah to determine whether the community should annex 3710acres of land around the city limits Adding the prop erty would nearly triple the area of Decorah and would increase the population by about 1000 persons to 7500 Council Bluffs residents were filling three city i council seats and electing a municipal court clerk and bailiff and a park board member Other decisions to be made at Council Bluffs polls Tuesday in cluded a million proposal for flood control work on Indian Creek and a bond issue for a new fire station Some 46 candidates were seek ing office in Waterloo where voters were deciding on a may or city council park commis rivcrfront commis MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER 2 1965 I0c a copy This Paper Consists of Three Sections Sccdon One Associated Press Full Lease Wires No 226 Nab rinks job suspect Cavalry force kills 92 Reds SAIGON South Viet Nam combat troops reported 92 Communist guerrillas killed and 26 cap tured in fighting in central Viet Nam Tuesday and Monday Men of the 1st Air Cavalry Division who arrived in Viet Nam only seven weeks ago fought three en gagements against an enemy force of between 500 and 300 men near the US Spe cial Forces camp at Plei Me 210 miles north of Saigon The airborne cavalrymen re ported they killed 88 of the ene my captured 26 others and picked up 26 suspects A US spokesman said North Vietnam ese regulars were among those killed and captured There was no word on Amcri Vote here heaviest in sioner and sioncr Five tickets were represented on the ballot and five candi dates were seeking election as independents Proponents of a Vet erans Memorial Auditorium for Fort Dodge were hoping for ap proval of a bond issue to finance the building A tax levy not to exceed two mills would be au thorized to pay off the bonds Dodge voters also were asked to decide on annexation of 85 square miles to the city and to name three city council mem bers elections indicated a belowaverage vote in Sioux City where three city council men were to be picked from among six candidates Two judges a bailiff and a clerk were to be named for municipal court Three seats on the fiveman DCS Moincs city council were at stake in capital city elections with the six candidates split on the best form of government for the city Three favored isting patterns in the council manager form of government while the others called for sig nificant charges The heaviest vote in the his tory of Mason City municipal elections was indicated Tues day by the 2 pm totals By that hour 2658 voters had cast ballots as compared with the previous high of 2229 set two years ago Before the polls close at 8 p m it is expected that balloting will top even the record vote of 6468 in 1925 Other high totals were 5698 in 19C3 and 6418 in 1953 With two full slates of candi dates plus two independents the voter has plenty of choices in deciding who shall control the city government during the next two years A new city plan new zoning ordinance urban re newal and downtown traffic con trol are issues in the campaign Here is the total voting at apI 2 pm in the eight Mason City precincts in 19G5 1963 and 1961 in thatorder School Administration Bldg 1st precinct 1st ward 233 238 129 waterworks 1st prcc 1st ward 261 254 208 courthouse 1st prec 2nd ward 441 366 289 McKinley School 2nd prec 2nd ward 262 185 198 Schukei Garage 1st prec 3rd ward 391 355 309 Roosevelt Junior High 2nd prec 3rd ward 417 389 275 garage 1st prcc 4th ward 412 305 267 Armory 2nd prcc 4th ward 241 137 115 Cong in the can casualties The Plei Me camp underwent a weeklong seige before the Communists were routed last week The cavalrymen have been hunting down Viet and North Vietnamese area since then V The Viet Cong attacked an outpost near Qui Nhonypn the coast 260 miles north of Saigon but a US spokesman said para troopers of the 101st Airborne Division fought off the assault and killed four Viet Cong The Americans suffered light casu alties the spokesman said In the northernmost sea res cue of the war Capt Norman P Huggins of Mullins SC was picked up after his plane was hit by conventional ground fire over a Communist surfaceto ir missile site 35 miles north ast of Hanoi a military pokesman reported Huggins headed out over the outh China Sea and bailed out miles east of Haiphong Viet Nams major port He spent an hour in a life raft Reds orbit space station MOSCOW AP Tass an nounced Tuesday night the So viet Union has orbited another heavy scientific space station Proton 2 carrying a set of in struments for measuring such things as cosmic particles and radiation dangers The overall payload of the sta lion is 122 tons the same as that of Proton 1 the Soviet new agency said Inside The Globe Editorials Mason City news 10112 Latest markets 1 Society news 12131 Sports 151 Comics 1 I Clear Lake news Classified pages 202 North Iowa news he was rescued by a lane piloted by Capt David P iVestcnbarger of Fairfield Ohio During the rescue two US live bombers shot up a North Vietnamese sampan that was leading for the downed man nd firing machine guns at him luggins was reported in good condition Huggins was on a photore connaissance mission over three 1AM launching sites which US planes attacked Sunday Pilots nfter the strikes said they left one site in ruins knocked the wo others out of action and de stroyed a key highway bridge in he area Smallarms fire Drought down a Navy jet during the raid and the pilot was prc sumed captured after bailing out A US C130 Hercules dropped 5000 gift packages and 25000 newspapers over FBI hunting 2nd rttan stretch along the a 90mile North Viet namesecoast south of the city of Vinh The packages contained cloth plastics needles thread notebooks towels and under shirts It was the largest such drop of household goods so far and was madeMn connection with the observance Monday of South Viet Nams national holiday the second anniversary of the over throw and assassination o President Ngo Dinh Diem US and Vietnamese planes kept targets in all four military areas of South Viet Nam under attack almost around the clock VOYAGE OVER Diyman Sacramento Calif em braces his family with much vigor after his ship the Navy aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea berthed at Alamecla Monday The vessel had been on war patrol for 331 days off Viet Nam Barry Defense chief should quit PHILADELPHIA AP Barry Goldwater called Tuesday for the resignation of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara urged an allout bombing of Hanoi industrial complexes and blamed Govs William W Scranton and Nelson Rockefell er both Republicans for his de feat in last years presidential election In a taped television inter view with newscaster Vincc Leonard of KYW Westing house entitled One Year La ter Goldwater also said the Johnson administration had turned down his request lo visit Viet Nam as a reserve general in the Air Force Speaking from his homo in Phoenix the former Arizona senator said the resignation of McNamara would be the best thing that could happen in our svar effort He has had too big a say in making foreign policy Gold water who was soundly beaten by President Johnson in North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and mild Tuetday night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night in upper Brisk southwest winds Wed nesday highs in upper Weather details Page 2 the 1964 election said McNa maras policies have reduced the morale in the Pentagon to an alltime low Goldwalcr said the war in Viet Nam could be ended in a relative few months if we would say to Hanoi you arc no longer a sacred place He urged heavy bombing of not the are not people killers but industrial targets On politics he said the attacks by Rockefeller of New York and Scranton of Pennsylvania describing him as trigger happy and out to destroy Social Secur ity hurl most in his bid for the presidency They said it so often that people believed it he asserted NEW YORK AP In swift Icveldpments the FBI arrested nc man in the Brinks Burglary in Syracuse NY charged another still at large and recovered the cannon used o blast open the vault Jack Frank 33 of Frccport NY taken into custody by fed eral agents was to be arraigned Tuesday before a US commis sioner in Brooklyn His nephew Joel Singer 22 ol Chomedy Quc is being sought Curfew for juveniles proposed A curfew for juveniles in Ma son City met with favorable re sponse when proposed at the ity Council Monday night The curfew item which hac not been included on the introduced by Ray L Ran dall First Ward councilman near the end of the meeting In quick order the counci voted unanimously to instrttc City Atty R Michael Swccsy t prepare an ordinance for discus sion at the next meeting Nov 15 In suggesting an informa poll of council feelings on Ui urfew be taken Randall sail ic had heard complaints abou children on the street late a night A curfew might be part o the answer he said Randall said Tuesday lo many young children are in neighborhoods and the downtowi area as late as midnight IL added a curfew also might halt curb increasing vandalism Asked at the meetingabou he possibility of a curfew Po ice Chief Stanley McClintock said there are talking point or and against it One of the main problems McClintock said is that youth under 18 cannol be charged in Police Court and must be turnci over to county juvenile author tics We would have to have curfew law which pcrlainec more lo the parents than th child McClintock said Swcesy said a model ordi nance on curfew laws has bee prepared for the League of low Municipalities by the InstituL of Public Affairs of the Univcr sity of Iowa College of Law The model curfew ordinance Swecsy said places Ihe rospon sibility on the person firm corporation charged with th care and custody of the minor Harry Little councilmanat large said that persons in othe towns with whom he has talke think the curfew ordinances ar effective He said that in Ch cago the police cail the parcnl of curfew violators at 3 am and make them come down t the police station with a bond Walter Broadbent S e c o n Ward also voiced support for curfew ordinance Its good to check what w can and cannot do The onl way to make it effective is u make the parents responsible i the burglary 10 days1 ago They were charged in Albany JY with conspiracy to violate ne statute on interstate trans lortation of stolen propertyThe also charged Singer with a iolalion of the federal firearms ict in connection with the Irans jorlation of a 20mm antitank un from Quebec to Syracuse The FBI said thatit had re covered with the aid of the Mavy and Coast Guard the anti ank gun used in the burglary Photofa CHARGED IN Frank 33 a Long Island automobile mechanic of Free port covers his face with his hands as he enters the New York headquarters of the FBI Monday night He was arrested in Garden City Long Island by the FBI and for mally charged with taking part in the robbery of a Brinks vault in Syracuse N Y in which an anlitank gun was used waters near the Meadow rook Parkway bridge to Jones 3each oh Long Island The developments were an ounced Monday night in Wash ngton DC by FBI Director J Edgar Hoover who said labora ory experts positively identified he cannon as the one used in he burglary Police said the Brinks build ng in Syracuse was broken into he weekend of Oct 2324 and hicves fired at least 30 rounds rom a 20mm cannon to blast open the vault The thieves made off with 416028 from the vault includ ng in cash aud u checks Frank a bachelor and a me chanic on Long islandwas ar rested Monday night in Garden City then taken to the FBI of fice in Manhattan for finger JOEL SINGER Sought for robbery printing and other processing He was lodged in the Federal House of Detention Federal agents said Singer who had been employed as a salesman had been convicted in Canada in 1961 for shopbreaking arid given a suspended sentence He was described as 6 feet tall 192 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes The thieves who robbed the Brinks office in Syracuse are believed by police to be the same persons who attempted to burglarize a Quebec bank with a cannon last Feb 28 They were frightened off Investigators believe that the thieves purchased two antitank guns from an arms supplier in Alexandria Va had them shipped to a fictitious address in Pittsburgh NY broke into the Pittsburgh express office at night and stole the guns Death probed in Chickasaw BASSETTOfficials continued their investigation Tuesday into the apparent fatal shooting of a 72yearold woman and the wounding of her 48yearold son near here Monday Dead is Mrs Mary Hugebach In critical condition in a New Hampton hospital is Clayton Hugebach Chickasaw County Sheriff Galen E Folkcrs said Tuesday that Hugebach called his office Monday about pm and asked that an officer be sent to his mothers farm four miles northeast of here because of family trouble The sheriff said Deputy Claude Hoffman and Highway Patrolman Don Harris New Hampton proceeded to the farm where they found Mrs Hiigebach dead in the basement of the house Her son was lying about six feet away sprawled over a 410 shotgun He had a wound in his chest Officers were not immedi ately able to determine who fired the shots or whether there were purposeful or accidental Folkcrs said There was no in dication of a third party being involved the sheriff continued An officers of the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation BCI was called in Tuesday to assist with the investigation Chickasaw County Medical Examiner Dr J E Murtaugh said death occurred early Mon day afternoon from puncture DEATH turn to Page 2 ;