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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 16, 1965, Mason City, Iowa US war on Reds Despite action of high court WASHINGTON AP After 15 years of frustration thegov ernment surveyed the wreckage of its Communist control law Tuesday and decided to move ahead in that field as best it can TheSupreme Court took most of the starch out of the effort Monday It ruled that Commu nist party members cannot con stitutionally be forced to regis ter with the government be cause of the risk of selfincrimi nation Thus in one 11page opinion the court wiped out 43 member ship cases developed after long and costly hearings by the Sub versive Activities Control Board Sen James 0 Eastland D Miss chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said the decision by the high court is riot the first which has over thrown a of the law enacted by theCongress as pro tection against subversion Either oiir government has the power to protect itself against subversion or it faces inevitable destruction Eastland said inastatement he will ask jhis committee to meet soon after Congress recon venes in January He said his group will try to plug the gaps in the subversion laws If progressive changes in constitutional interpretation by the Supreme Court have made that impossible then it will be the duty of the Judiciary Com The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION IBc a MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER U 1H5 Associated Press Full Lease Wirei VOL 105 No 231 off ong attacks U S tells U N Bar Red China UNITED NATIONS NY United States an ap mittce to recommend propriate constitutional amend ment he said Since the opinion announced Monday by Associate Justice William J Brennan Jr was di rected specifically at that provi sion of the law aimed at individ ual members the Justice De partment decided to continue its prosecution of the party for fail ure to register as a Communist front organization That trial is in its third week in US District Court and could bring the party a fine j on conviction which would of be subject to appeal and testing of the law A si in r appeal was successful after a 1961 conviction Because the party has failed to register the responsibility for sighing up falls by law on its officers and members The Subversive Activities Con trol Board issued registration orders after hearings to 44 al leged members whoappealed through the federal courts The defendants andthe government agreed that whatever the Su preme Court ruled on the cases of William Albertson and Ros coe Quincy Proctor would apply to all 41 others one of the original 44 is dead Thats the decision that came down Mon day taking the teeth out of the V Brocklin goes back to Vikings MINNEAPOLISST PAUL Vikings Coach Norm Van Brocklin changed his mindabout quitting as head coach Tuesday and rejoined his team General Manager Jim Finks said at a press conference short ly before noon that I am very happy to report that Norm has reconsidered and currently is with the football team Finks said Van Brocklin met with the team for a squad meet ing at 10 am Finks said Van Brocklin called him at the Vikings office at pm Monday or about membership provi 1950 laws sion While the Justice Department made no comment about its plans the Albertson decision was seen as seriously weaken ing its case against Gus Hall who calls himself chief spokes man of the Communist party Halls trial for failure to regis ter as a party officer has been delayed pending disposition of the party trial now under way here But since Brennans opinion was aimed at protecting specifi cally named individuals from selfincrimination the feeling among government legal ob servers was that a similar find ing in regard to Hall will be vir tually unavoidable Hall hailed the decision as a blow against the longest legal vendetta in American history and predicted increased Com munist activity He told a news conference in New York Wherever its pos sible were going to run Com munists for public office This is something weve always wanted to do and couldnt He said his party will publish basic political program within two weeks call its first public national convention since 1950 and take steps to enter candi sought Tuesday to make sure Red China is barred from the United Nations for another year by calling on the General Assembly to hold its stand that admis sionof Peking requires a twothirds majority The United States and nine other countries intro duced the resolution Monday night as the 117nation assembly wound up uial debate on the China question The American resolution re called that the assembly ruled n 1961 that the issue was suffi ciently important to require a twothirds majority and re quested that the world forum tick to this position The move came as a surprise to many diplomats US repre sentatives had been voicing con fidence that they had enough support to defeat Peking by a simple majority Informed sources however said an infor mal poll of delegates indicated that Pekings supporters could muster a simple majority of seven or eight votes in their fa vor The poll was said to have been taken when Pekings back ers were circulating a tentative resolution which called for the sealing of Red China but left out the usual demand for expulsion of the Nationalists The supporters of Red China put in their resolution Mondaj night after toughening it up to include the ouster demand Pe king reportedly informed th sponsors it would not accept any UN decision on admission un less it included this clause The expulsion call was ex pected to lose Peking some votes France which has come out for Red China since it estab lished relations with the Com munist state reportedly urgec tha sponsors to keep out any reference to expulsion even i Peking would not accept this Cosponsoring the US demand or a twothirds majority were Australia Brazil Colombia Ga on Italy Japan the Philip incs Madagascar and Thai and Not around to receive the verdict DES MOINES Larry E Ford won a round i he Iowa Supreme Court Tues day But fugitive Ford was no around to receive the verdict Ford 29 and Larry Agee 26 both of Des Moines walke away from the Mens Reforma ory at Anamosa Sunday nigh 3oth men were still at larg Tuesday Ford was serving a 10year sentence for breaking and enter ng and an additional year for See early story onsports page 12 hours after Van Brocklin an nounced to three reporters his decision to quit after 4V years as fieldboss of the Vikings He said he wanted to see me When I got there to Van Brock lins home in suburban Medicine Lake he told me he realized he had made a mistake and wantec to come back to work at 8 oclock this morning Finks said the Vikings had no contact at all with Van Brocklin from shortly before noon Mon day until the Dutchman tele phoned Finks Monday night It certainly wasnt anything I said or Finks said Norm realized heNhad made a mistake 1 didnt think he was this impulsive but obviously he is Vikings President Max Winter said Wcre very happyThis was his own decision nobody talked to him It gave me a pretty rough two days and two nights May be new try for end to Viet war MOSCOW AP wa speculation Tuesday that the impending visit to Moscow o Mike Mansfield the US Senate majority leader may have something to do with a new ef fort to end the war in Viet Nam Mansfield arrives fronTPo land Wednesday with four othe senators It has been reportec reliably that appointments fo Mansfield with high Soviet lead ers were requested last week b the US Embassy dates in the 1966 congressional elections Hall said he holds the title of national chairman of the par ty but never uses it These presumably includ Premier Alexei N Kosygin an Foreign Minister Andrei A Gro niyko Mansfield is a close con fid ant of President Johnson o foreign policy matters Yanks kill 869 in biggest fight IA DRANG VALLEY South Viet Nam of the US 1st Air Cavalry Division holding their ground in the biggest battle American troops have fought in Viet Nam threw back two new assaults Tuesday by North Vietnamese regulars from hillside entrenchments above them A military spokesman said 869 Communist have now been killed and confirmed by body count in the savage struggle of the last three days in the central Advocates bombing of Red harbor By JACK BELL WASHINGTON AP Sen Richard B Russell advocated Tuesday broadscale US mili tary action to knock out the har bor of Haiphong in North Viet Nam Russell Georgia Democrat who heads the Senate Armed Services Committee said he aelicves the tide oC battle in South Viet Nam no longer is running in favor of the Viet Cong But he said to turn it defi nitely for the United States the highlands near the Cambo d i a n frontier American losses were reported to re main moderate Dug in around a helicopter landing zone in the la Drang Valley the troopers were ex pecting another attack The North Vietnamese have the advantage because they hold the high ground a chain of mountains that stretches into neutralist Cambodia six miles away The Communists have been digging in across these mountains for years and know tiem intimately Intelligence officers said there are possibly four or five regi ments from the 235th North Vietnamese division in the harbor at Haiphong should knocked out be mountains They originally had believed the division to be the 304th Communist gunfire downed wo US helicopters Tuesday The fourman crew of one was rescued The others are believed dead Backup light for United Fund Charlie Biebesheimer 3 is ready with some backup light in case of power failure during the United Funds Tuesday night residential porch light campaign Charlie is part of the family of Dr and Mrs J F Biebesheimer 1703 N Rhode Island one of 9400 households to be contacted in the final major push to reach the Mason City United Fund goal About is needed Inside iail break when he escaped Sun day The Supreme Court said it would accept a delayed appeal from Ford on his breaking and entering conviction It gave him 60 days from Tuesday to file The record showed that Ford after he was confined to the re formatory had prepared a no tice of appeal in the case and left it with the director of ad missions The notice was not mailed to the court until after the 60day period for such a filing had ex pired The Supreme Court saidthe delay resulted from failure to act on the part of the state Globe Strip Rhodesias trading privileges HIGH SCHOOL diploma may not require school ing Page 17 Editorials 4 Society news 91011 Sports 1314 Latest markets Mason City news 1617 Comics Clear Lake news Farm news Classified pages North Iowa news 19 20 2223 North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing with diminishing winds and much colder Tues day night lows in mid teens Fair and cold Wednesday highs in low 30s Weather details Page 2 LONDON Minis ter Harold Wilson was expected to strip Rhodesia of its Com monwealth trading privileges Tuesday as his first action un der sweeping emergency powers voted by Parliament Acting without a formal vote the House of Commons and the House of Lords early Tuesday adopted emergency legislation authorizing Wilson to act by de cree against the central African colonys rebellious white minor ity government All decrees take effect as soon as they are issued but expire unless approved by both houses of Parliament within 28 days i Conservative critics argued that Wilson was getting a blank check for sanctions or any other action without parliamentary control But they bowed to their party leaderships insistence that the government should not be opposed and that Brkain should take a united stand against the Rhodesian govern ment unilateral declaration of independence last Thursday The new law gives the British government power to annul any legislation passed by the cur rent Rhodesian Parliament in cluding the independence consti tution proclaimed by Prime Minister Ian Smith It declares that Rhodesia re mains a part of Her Majestys dominions and that the govern Mason City teens oppose curfew plan By LARRY FULLER A curfew is a slam against the responsible and cooperative teenagers of Mason City the neatly dressed young man told the CityCouncil Monday night Even if Mason City had a curfew it would be easy to go to other communities Its pass ing the buck off on other towns added another young man City counc i 1 m e n used to verbal objections on nearly everything Monday night heard two Mason City teenagers present their opposition to a cur few ordinance proposal More than a dozen teens were in the council audience Councilmen took no action on the ordinance and indicated they plan to give the matter further study Donald Byrne 17 817 N Van Burcn who said he was one of eight Newman High School students at the meeting stated the curfew should be solved in an affirmative way If the city and federal gov ernment quit trying to be par ents there would be morepar ents Byrne told councilmen Byme said he believes the curfew would be impossible to enforce Any teenager can figure out an excuse for being out late on the spur of the moment He said teenagers have been active in muscular dystrophy drives and other community Byrne asked council men whether any teenager had been asked to help on commit tees for the art museum Give those who want to be law abiding the chance Byrne suggested Rich Ivonavitch 15 20th SE a Mason City High School sen ior said some adults are being hypocritical when they speak of lowering the voting age to 18 on one hand and enacting a cur few for minors on the other Some teenagers arc paying part of family expenses Ivonn vitch said Many teenagers are paying adult prices but are being treated like children he added In reviewing the legality of a curfew ordinance City Ally R Michael Swccsy said policemen already have jurisdiction in existing ordinances to handle any problems with minors Unless the purpose of a cu fcw is preventative we already have ways of taking care of ju venile criminal problems1 Swccsy said Swecsy said a model curfew ordinance prepared for the CURFEW Please turn to Page 2 Haiphong an important in dustrial city with a populatio of about 370000 is located in the Gulf of Tonkin area about 50 miles from the North Vietnam ese capital of Hanoi I believe we should bring the fleet into action mine the har bor from the air tell other na tions to keep their ships out of there and knock out the water front he said in aninterview I see no point in bombingthe halfstarved people of either Hanoi or Haiphong but we should cut off the line of mili tary supplies by enforcing a blockade Russell said I think this would have a very material effect on the progress of the war without bringing any acceleration of the conflict by our opponents I do not believe the Chinese are going to get into the war unless the Russians should move in and that doesnt seem likely Russell said he favors in creased bombing of North Viet Namgroundtoair missile sites He said he had urged Secretary of Defense Robert S McNa mara to bomb the sites around Hanoi when they first were dis Fresh American troops flew in to reinforce the lines around the landing zone originally manned by about 1000 men o twocavalry battalions In the air war two Commu nist MIG fighters fired on two unarmed US photoreconnais sance planes over North Viet Nam The American planes es caped unharmed About 500 North Vietnamese mcnt and Parliament of the Jnited Kingdom hold responsi bility and jurisdiction for the erritory The declaration is aimed as much at the AfricanAsian bloc n the United Nations as at the flhodesian rebels Wilsons gov1 ernmcnt at this stage is set against using force to put down Smiths regime and is insisting on Rhodesias British status to lead off any attempt to stage an nvasion under the UN flag The government hopes that Rhodesias white minority will withdraw its support from Smith once sanctions begin to iiit their pocketbooks Already the Rhodesian pound tins started a drastic slide on the London money market so drastic that the Bank of Eng land Monday revoked all li censes to deal in it Until last week Rhodesia was part of the sterling system on which more than half the worlds trade is conducted Its pound was roughly on a par with the British pound at Monday it had fallen to and the bank stopped dealings to prevent speculation Some financial authorities thought a free market would develop now in Zurich or Brussels British govern m e n t spokes men derided a report from Rho desia suggesting that Queen Elizabeth is sympathetic to the Rhodesian rebels closed but the decision went against such action The Georgia senator who just returned from a visit to the Do minican Republic and an in spection tour of Caribbean de fense installations said the sit uation in Santo Domingo re mains potentially explosive I think things are becoming more stable every day there he said But there still is a hard core of welltrained dedi cated Communists underground and the situation is fraught with danger fromthem Australians refuse force on Rhodesia CANBERRA Australia AP Prime Minister Sir Robert Mcnzies announced Tuesday Australia rejected the use of armed force agninst Rhodesia He was making a statement in the House of Representatives following a fullscale discussion by the Cabinet of the implica tions of the Rhodesian govern ments unilateral declaration of independence He said Australia would not psysically or financially con tribute to the use of force The Australian government support ed actions taken by Britain and would join in the application ol economic sanctions he added START CELEBRATION NEW YORK AP The Jewish Theological Seminary has begun a yearlong celebra tion of its 80th anniversary The seminary is the central instilu lion of Conservative Judaism in the United yStales fc Friendly artillery kills two Marines DA NANG South Viet Nam If Two US Marines were killed and 13 wounded Tues day night by a short round of friendly artillery a Marine spokesman said The shells landed on a Marine ambush position set up near the Chu Lai air strip 52 miles south of Da Nang The case is under investiga tion resumed the attack on the 1st Cavalry troops in the la Drang Valley about 4 am This attack iapered off at dawn but three sours later about 600 North Vietnamese launched a coordi nated attack against two US units Two Red companies came at the Americans from one direc tion while two others struck from another Once again the Reds were driven back Twenty four enemy snipers infiltrated the cavalrymens defense per imeter but most of them were killed US fighterbombers pounded the Reds without letup but the Communists showed no sign of retreating They were dug in on a 1700foot hill overlooking the valley The terrain is their own and is favorable to their defense a US spokesman said Several thousand American troops arc battling an enemy regiment of about 1500 men for control of the valley The Com munists apparently have not been reinforced since they first attacked Sunday Senior US commanders say that US and Vietnamese forces may have killed more than 1200 Communist troops in the area near the Cambodian border since the Reds laid siege to the Special Forces camp at Plei Me VIET NAM Please Turn to Page 2 SAME ;