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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 11, 1964, Mason City, Iowa A threat war to Australia They vowed to aid Malaysia By IELL ROBIN New York Service SYDNEYSuddenly and des peratelywith a weak defense force and an apathetic public Australia may be catapulted into a shooting war with her nearest She will be fighting for the political future of Malaysia which the British have fathered in southeast Asia Malaysia which is becoming harder to hold together as Indo nesian President Sukarnos con frontation policy mounts was not of Australias making To day it is in a mess Singapore is rampant with racial discontent between the Malays and Chinese Sabah and Sarawak have no feeling of un ity with Malaya Indonesian paratroopers are infiltrating and a guerrilla war is raging in Borneo Privately British diplo mats here doubt if Malaysia will hold together but if Su karno attacks Malaysia Aus tralia is pledged to defend it Australian public opinion and most of the press is intensely hostile to Sukarno They have watched his intensifying confron tation of Malaysia with alarm Australians see Sukarno as a blustering bully who never should have been given West New Guinea and who now seeks further territory Today Australian Army Navy and Air Force units are at bat tleready alert throughout Ma laysia Two fighter squadrons and a bomber squadron in Ma laya four minesweepers on pa trol off the Borneo coast and a further 200 troops most of them technical dis persed all over the country Backing these forces is the pledge of the Australian gov ernment that Australia will fight if Indonesia openly attacks or quietly infiltrates Malaysia These Australian pledges to fight which have hardened over the past six months as the Malaysian crisis has worsened been given despite stern USAsub in J SASEBO Japaa AP Leftistled demonstrations broke out Wednesday in this southern port on the eve of the first visit of a US nuclearpowered sub marine to Japan Police rein forcements poured into the city Fighting started in Tokyo when police tried to break up a sitdown protest against the visit by 1400 students in front of the Diet Parliament Build ing Twelve police and eight students were injured Nine stu dents were arrested The demonstrations in Sasebo were more sporadic But So cialist leaders predicted 10000 demonstrators would be on hand when the 2552ton Sea Dragon docks in Sasebo Thurs day for a threeday visit Tension was high in Sasebo only 35 miles from Nagasaki smashed by a US atomic bomb in World War II Nearly 10000 leftistled dem onstrators marched to the gates of the Diet in Tokyo and handed petitions to 30 Socialist mem bers of the Diet demanding can cellation of the submarines vis it Party leaders claimed they had signatures of more than 25 million of Japans 100 million people As the demonstrators march off 1400 students suke to the gates and be gan a sitdown Askira Iwai leader of the 45 millionmember leftwing SOHYO Labor Federation threatened to call protest strikes unless the government withdrew its permission for the submarines to visit American and Japanese au thorities have stressed that the Sea Dragon carries no nuclear weapons and that there is no danger of radioactive contami nation It was the first political crisis faced by Premier Eisaku Sato elected two days ago to replace ailing Hayato Ikeda Two hours after the govern ments announcement Tuesday of the sub visit Communist and Socialist sound trucks were driving through Sasebo urging the populace to oppose the visit They were matched by sound trucks of the ruling Liberal Democrat party blaring govern ment assurances that the sub posed no radiation threat to Sa sebo Ultrarightists elements also went into action at Sasebo They urged the citys people to boy cott the leftist demonstrations One police source expressed fear of bloody clashes between leftist and rightist groups About 1000 Japanese riot police wearing helmets and carrying riot sticks stood guard through the night around the US base at Sasebo The base was on holiday schedule in observance of US Veterans Day A few US Navy men in uniform and others in civilian clothes walked about the town after darkness fell There were no reports of any incidents involving Americans POLICE BATTLE JAPANESE YOUTHS IN PROTEST The newspaper that makes all North I owans neighbors Home Edition VOL MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 1964 OOo CeuliU of Four Auocuted Prtif Full LMM WlrM No Snow shove warnings from Indonesia not to Interfere Despite the war talk Aus tralians want to live at peace with Indonesia their turbulent neighbor whom they know lit tle about and understand less How about a Hippo sandwich By RAYMOND J C ROWLEY WASHINGTON AP As signed by a relentless editor to cover a luncheon featuring roast hippopotamus your correspond ent rushed out to a carryout lunchroom and hollered Give me a cheese sandwich In a brown paper bag I dont want to starve this noon if I cant stomach hippo The occasion was the 20th an niversary luncheon of the Ant eaters Association This collec tion of some 5500 members has never yet eaten ants but has lunched on such things as bear from the Dismal Swamp whale blubber from the arctic Austra lian kangaroo and crabeating seal from the antarctic The host is L Gordon Leech who also happens to be manag er of the restaurant at the Na tional Zoo The members seem to be Supreme Court judges generals admirals ambassa dors and in fact anybody who can get up the per lunch not counting wines This time Leech had provided a twoton hippfrom Kenya Africa as the maindish He got it from an animal dealer On the lefthand page of the menu is a list of appetizers cal culated to break down resist ance to exotic foods There are such items as beaver eyeballs on the half shell and anteater stew hunter style with poison ivy salad and dust of golden rod This page is a gag On the righthand page is the real menu starting off with tidbits of wild game Very good Then there is patedehippo elephant elk moose and rein deer Tribute to US veterans A pause to thank them WASHINGTON AP Tlu Unknown Soldiers and Presiden John F Kennedy togethe were victims of hate and thei graves bear mute evidence o what mansbasest instincts can do to his noblest motives Vel erans Administrator John S Gleason Jr said Wednesday Gleaspn spoke at Veteran Day ceremonies and placed a presidential wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery where Ken nedy spoke last year 11 days be fore he was assassinated in Dal las Tex We have a good example o the cost of our nations victories within a few feet of this plat form For in the shadow ofthi splendid amphitheatre there stand three simple granite vaults holding all that is mortal Globes news wires stilled in observance At 11 am Wednesday the Globes Associated Press news wires stood silent for one min ute in observance of Veterans Day Follows MM hippo soup I dont taste any hippo in it a diner remarked Oh replied waitress Patty Bonnie they probably dragged a hippo through it or let one walk in it Came the moment of deci sion The piece de resistance arrived preceded by an encour aging word from Mrs Bennk I wont lead it in I will bring it in on a plate It looked like dark colored roast beef rather tough So your correspondent put the cheese sandwich back in his pocket and ate hippo It tasted just the way itiooked of three unknown men who gave the last full measure of their devotion to our country Not far from them also on a slope facing across the Potomac eternally sleeps another Ameri can known to all the world a man who last year joined us in this ceremonV and placed a wreath on the grave of the Un knowns little knowing that he himself in exactly two weeks would like them rest forever here with the leaves of autumn drifting down to clothe without distinction and in fallen splen dor the grave of known and un known alike The Unknown Soldiers and John F Kennedy together gave all that man can give so that you and I and our children would inherit a free land The Unknown Soldiers and John Fitzgerald Kennedy to gether were victims of hate and their graves bear mute evidence of what mans basest instincts can do to his noblest motives GOP surveys indicate BG power fades NEW YORK AP Several prominent Republicans have disclosed that telephone surveys since the election Nov 3 showed more than twothirds of the 129 member Republican National Committee wanted a Change in the organizations leadership the New York Times said Wednesday The story also said in part At least 85 committee mem bers strongly backed Sen Bar ry GoWwater for the presiden tial nomination last July But private and informal telephone surveys showed that fewer than 40 can be counted upon to sup port Goldwaters associates in a showdown jver party control A FOOT FROM DEATH A happy ending to near tragedy SALEM Ind W Streaked with mud and crying pitifully 18monthold Deborah Diilman was pulled unharmed from an eightfoot well Tues day after being wedged for three hours in a hole only eight inches wide The little girl fell into the hole after her 3yearold broth er Randy removed an auto mobile hub cap that covered it officials said Inside The Globe WORTH IOWA fair shows profit 31 Society news Comics Sports news je North Iowa news 21 Clear Lake news 2425 Latest markets 30 Mason City Classified pages 3435 GlobeGazette COLOR 11 Come and look where Deb bie is She fell into the well Randy cried to an aunt Clara Mae Allma 18 who was tak ing care of the children at the Dillman farm 15 miles north west of this southern Indiana town Debbies parents Mr and Mrs Ciyde Dillman were away at work and Clara Mae ran to neighbors Word got around and more than two dozen neighbors started digging for the little blonde tike in the dirtwalled well Dehbie had stopped sliding downward about six feet from the top Water was up to her waist Had she slipped a foot farther down she would have drowned Rescuers dug a hole beside the well angling it toward Debbie They broke through to Debbie and brought her up the second shaft as her par ents who rushed home from work watched Her feet and legs were cold from being in the icy water so long said Dr E R Apple at Washington County Hospital in Salem But other than a little exposure she was all right Her parents were too re lieved and happy to comment TO RED CHINA TOKYO W Four South Ko reans who came to Japan for he Olympics asked Wednesday to go to Communist North Ko rea North Iowa Weather outlook thewers y night end early Thursday Unreasonably warm Wednesday night Ms TMminf Thursday highs Case hits at secrecy in House New building is a mystery WASHINGTON Clif ford P Case said Wednesday the new House Office Building now nearing completion is a monu ment to the peculiar way Con gress handles its internal af fairs The New Jersey Republican saidthe secrecy which has shrouded facts and figures fo construction of the building ha thwarted even members of Con gress from finding out more about the project He again called for fuller pub lie disclosure of governmenta activities and expressed hope the new Congress will adopt leg islation to require members to disclose their financial inter ests The principle of public dis closure is central to the effec tive workings of our political system Casesaid in a letter to constituents Case said new Of fice Building named in honor of the late Speaker Sam Ray in 1955 with a million appropriation and is ex pected to cost more than million when the final figures are in The General Accounting Of ice he said began a review of he project only after a reluc ant House leadership was una ble to prevent a rollcall vote on he question Case noted that this is a new role for the accounting office which as a creation of Con gress acts as financial watch dog over the executive branch Its review Case said it rec ognition of the legitimate de mand for fuller public informa ion about congressional activi ies Case and other senators intro duced publicdisclosure bills A white soldier stands guard MTer C Uring the takeover of the key rebel center of Kindu by Moise Ishombea mercenaries Oct 30 in this picture which became PtriS White ource said Wednesday the they have killed the Commanderinchief of the Congo rebelskeifstyled to escape reported shot the neck as he tried Hike income taxes Major changes by new British regime LONDON AP The new abor government announced Vcdnesday substantia increases n British pensions and unem ployment benefits and a hike in ncomc taxes to pay for them James Callaghan chancellor f the exchequer a post simi he past several Congresses but none of them passed Case said however hat they were discussed seriously in the Senate this year for the first ime I hope that in the next Congress legislation can at be enacted he added in lar to secretary of the treasury in the United States told the House of Commons the addi tional welfare outlay would cost approximately 85 million pounds million a year He said the standard income tax rate would be raised from 7 shillings 9 pence 3875 per cent to 8 shillings 3 pence 4125 per cent per pound of taxable income to meet the ad ditional cost Callaghan said the pension rate for a retired married cou pie would rise from 5 pounds 9 shillings a week to 6 pounds 10 shillings The weekly unemploymeni benefit will go up from 3 pounds 7 shillings 6 pence to 4 pounds The main function of the budget was to regularize the 15 per cent surtax on imports the government imposed last month to cut imports Imports have been running far ahead of e Boy finds grenade 40 children hurt in blast HANAU Germany AP A and grenade exploded in an lementary Vednesday man children eriously school playground wounding 40 Ger some of them A boy said he found the gre ade in woods on his way to chool near a US Army instal ation He took out the pin and ropped the grenade just as the hildren were lining up to re turn to classes after morning seess RueMph 11 ound the grenade lost a hand nd an eye Other boys and iris nuffered Injuries facial and body Twentythree were admitted of the to children hospital The remainder were released after treatment Police Red Cross helpers and men of the local fire brigade and all available ambulances including those from the near by US Army barracks were rushed to the school The boy told hi friends he had found the grenade in a small grove of trees and put it in his pocket He kept it there until recess At recess he pulled out the pin while with a group of friends One of them said there was a sharp pop and Pospiech threw the grenade on the ground I was about 10 meters away said Jucrgen Jetsch 10 There was a sudden bang as we were about to go back into school Then everyone screamed and I was knocked down Injured pupils were carried into class rooms by teachers un til Red Cross workers arrived to take them to hospitals School authorities said there was a standing rule that chil dren finding strange objects should turn them over to a teacher ports giving Britain an adverse trade gap estimated at billion this year Britains trading partners in Europe have criticized the sur charge contending it violates the rules of the sevennation European Free Trade Associa tion and the larger General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs GATT The governments second test in the House of Commons came Tuesday night on a Conserva tive motion expressing no confi dence in the Labor regimes slow NIowa has nice weather Mild temps push way into winter By LARRY FULLER GlobeGaiefte Staff Writer To paraphrase an old saying nothing so rare as a day in November At least this is true in North Iowa The balmy temperatures have brought out all sorts of fair weather instincts not at ail common to midNovember Goalless shoppers ambled along downtown Mason City sidewalks not giving a thought to the low of 29 degrees a year ago Wednesday On 9th NE near Pennsyl vania a housewife in pedal pushers busily applied a coat of bright white paint to the lide of her home A few blocks down the street an 9th NW another woman radcd her dust mop for a raka as she sent a few leaves scurry ng in the bright Iowa sunshine In East Park a Mason City ather found the weather per ect for shedding his heavy coat and pushing junior in a swing The East Park ducks splashed n water that normally would be freezing cold And there was the gentleman ver at Georgia and 4th NE who found this the perfect day o hang out the wash Wednesday afternoon a threat ning cloud cover smacked of ain Temperatures however were mild and summertype ac ivities continued to occupy lowans program Bolstered pected support from by unex the Liber als Prime Minister Harold Wil sons government won the vote 315294 The nine Liberal members of Commons had been expected to abstain but Jeremy Thorpe told the House his party would vote against the Tory motion be cause In the first place it is arrogant secondly it is compla cent and thirdly it arises some three weeks after the govern ment has taken office out of sheer bigotry On Monday nighf the new government weathered its first confidence test by only six votes On that ballot the Liber als supported a Conservative motion critizing Labors plans to nationalize the steel industry Wilson announced he will go to Washington Dec 78 for talks with President Johnson DRIVilN ROBBER crew cut young man robbed a drive n bank Tuesday of about without leaving his car Both Mason City Country Club nd Highland Park Municipal olf Course have reported brisk ctivity as golfers enjoy an nexpcctcd lastminute game he Mason City Park Commis ion in fact has decided to cave the old nine holes open s long as there are golfers who vish to play North lowans also are takirig o the air Mason City Municipal irport officials report that icre has been an increase in ocai especially in the ate afternoon Theyre going out of here flies said Robert Fricker manager of the airport Businessmen also report that North lowans are not reacting to normal November instincts Like buying snow shovels And antifrccze Snow shovel sales have been down said one store owner You there hasnt been demand hardware might say a terrific He was quick to add how ever that fall fertilizer seed WEATHER Continued on 2 SAM ;