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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 17, 1965, Mason City, Iowa TU ASSOCIATED rBBM Deep accompanied by lashing winds and numbing cold struck the northern Midwest Wednesday for the second straight day Snow and hazardous driving warnings were posted for Upper Michigan where 2 to 6 inches of snow strikes the northern Midwest dditional with high Bemidii I additional snowalong with high winds were expected Temperatures fell to near zero or below from Montana to Minnesota early Wednesday Readings in the teens were re ported as far south as Nebraska Overnight lows included Z below zero at Havre Mont l above at Minn 7 t Bismarck ND and 17 at Omaha Falls Minn on the Canadian border had 10 inches of snow Tuesday with 4 inches falling in 6 hours Four inches of new snow fell in Houghton Mich giving the area a total of 9 inches Gale warnings were up for Lakes Superior and Michigan where winds of 55 to 72 miles per hour were expected Lakes Huron Erie and Ontario were posted for winds up to 54 mp h Violent thunderstorms struck Ohio Tuesday night All roads were blocked temporarily in At tica near Tiffin in northern Ohio by fallen roofs and trees Fred crick II Arth 37 Canton was killed while visiting at a Louis ville Ohio house trailer when it was wrecked by high winds In New England hazardous driving warnings were issued for northern Vermont New Hampshire and Maine as a low pressure system moved across the region Temperatures dropped into the teens A storm center which had lin gered off shore dumped rainfall on Southern California again Tuesday measuring up to 4 inches in some areas The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION UOc a SectionsSection One MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 17 196S Associated Press nil casc Wires VOL 105 No 39 Photofax LOST SON RETURNS Robert Sher idan left with parents in Indian Rocks Beach Flay during reunion after 20 years of searching for an identity Memory returns By DAVID SKOLFIELD St Petersburg Times ST PETERSBURG FJa A 39lyear old deepsea diver who says he lost his memory when he was beaten senseless at the end of World War II has found his family and his past after a search of two decades Its just like being born again said Rob ert Sheridan who was 19 and heading for San Francisco to bedischarged from the Navy when the amnesia began You have something of your own again Athough investigations by the Navy the the Red Cross state troopers state sen ators and insurance companies failed to turn up a trace of Sheridanhis mother never gave im hope His father John J Sheridan a retired post office worker from Albany NY had searched but less aggressively I was a little afraid of what I might find he said Sheridan gave this account It was 20 years ago when he was found severely beaten along a road outside Craig Colo His wallet was gone His silver identification bracelet read Robert Sher The remainder was illegible A few feet from him lay a pistol Then he began his years of wandering I bummed around all over The casinos in Reno the police department in Reno all over Several times he met girls he wanted to marry but he never did I didnt know whether I had a wife or chil dren And then there was that gun I didnt know what kind of person I might have been You are afraid to tie yourself to anyone when you dont have a past Finally abouta year ago while working as a diver in Los Angeles he decided to go to a psychoanalyst One day his childhood street address in Albany popped into his mind He went to Al bany but his parents had moved to Florida 11 years before I talked around the neighborhood but I didnt remember them He was discouraged But in searching the phone book the name of his uncle struckhis eye The uncle directed him to a sister Marjorie Benvenfco of Fayetteville NY She told him one brother had died The other John Jr rushed from St Marys Seminary in Baltimore and went with him to Florida First they visited a sister in Largo Lillian Watkins and then last week all three came to Indian Rocks Beach outside St Petersburg Sheridan plans to live with his parents He has already set up a deepsea diving company here But the past is still far from complete Little bits and pieces are coming back all the time he said It makes life worth living Slam door on Pressing attacks on GIs Bombers hit entrenchments SAIGON South Viet Nam Vietnamese regu lars pressed attacks on re grouped US cavalrymen in the la Drang River Valley Wednes day while B52 jetbombers ripped at Communist entrench ments in nearby Near the coast a Viet Cong battalion overran a government district headquarters and its 150man garrison at Hiep Due 28 miles south of Da Nang US military sources said every building there was reported de stroyed An aerial survey show ed no signs of life The Viet Cong were reported to have left several of their victims impaled on stakes Four three Ma rine and one Navy were lost on a bombing strike against a bridge on the railway line link ing Hanoi North Viet Nams capital with its port of Hai phong Of the four pilots a spokes man said two were rescued one was killed and another is miss ing The battle of the la Drang Valley which newsmen were told already had cost the Com munists 890 dead and the great est American losses in any sin gle engagement of the war shifted to a new fieldnorth of the river It was three miles from the helicopter landings site in a jungle clearing 220 miles north east of Saigon that two bat talions of the US 1st Cavalry Airmobile Division had defend ed for three days against re peated North Vietnamese at tacks assembly supports U S UNITED NATIONS NY UP The General As sembly closed the door once more Wednesday to the The vote was tied at 47 to 47 with 20 Even if the Peking government had received a simple majority it would not have gained a seat The 117nation assembly had voted moments earlier that a twothirds majority was required Dows man victim of accident Arthur G Muhlenbruch 65 5649 with 11 Dows died Tuesday night in a Spits in Rusks face in Uruguay A 20yearoldman left shouting this in the name of my people spits in the face of Sec retary of State Dean Rusk right in Montevideo Uruguay Tuesday The incident took place when Rusk on 0 on pfge2 a Latin American tour t the gUaya national hero See story The Americans pulled out ear ly today One battalion shifted back by helicopter to the en campment of supporting artil lery about three miles southeast of the helicopter site The other hiked out heading north across the river Peter Arnett an Associated Press writer who was on the scene said the cavalrymen were maneuvering in an at tempt to wrest the initiative from the Red forces in the heights A US spokesman in Saigon said the cavalrymen had ad justed their positions to avoid being hit by the tons of bombs dropped by the B52s At any rate the battalion afoot was still on the move when the North Vietnamese opener up on VIET NAM Turn to Page J North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and continued cold Wednesday night lows around 20 Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday up per north to lower 4tt Jnside The Globe COUNT on military succes to force negotiations Page 15 MOON may have diamond Page 16 FOREIGN ministers meet Weather details Paqe 2 SAME DATE1H47M in Rio De Janeiro Page 17 BUCHWALD column Page 29 Society news 47 Sports Bowling news 1 Editorials 14 Comics II North Iowa news 11 Clear Lake news Mason City news 2627 Headquarters overrun by Viet Cong DA NANG South Viet Nam AP A Viet Cong battalion overran a government district headquarters 28 of Da Nang Wednesday and Viet namese sources said casualties among the 150man garrison were heavy The Viet Cong were reported to have left several victims im paled on stakes A government official who flew over the head quarters said he saw no sign of life About 500 Communists at acked the headquarters at Hiep Due It was not known whether LTS Army advisers were in the headquarters at the time How ever most governmentheld dis trict towns have advisory teams of five Americans TURNS FIRST SOD ADELAIDE Australia US Ambassador Edward Clark turned the first sod Wednesday for a rose garden to be built in an Adelaide suburb as a me morial to the late President John F Kennedy Hardware Mutual t Kemper merging 1 The vote was abstentions The USsponsored move re affirmed a similar decision taken in 1961 but by a wider margin The 119nation assembly acted just before a vote otTa resolu tlon for of Mason City hospital of injuries Nationalist China and the seat received earlier Tuesday in of the Peking regime auto accident near Iowa Falls us Highway patrolmen said Muh lenbruch was alone in his car when it and one driven by Mrs Dorothy Zeisman 34 ruraliiin r Alden sideswiped as they met UD rule I3 interSecti0 InKaf3 Muhlenbruchs ear skiddedjhowever have in Wont et P 6 smashed into a tree The United Slates has asked Mrs Zeisman and her daughto speak just before the vote er Linda 3 were treated at apparently in a last effort to n Iowa Falls hospital and rebolster its case US Ambassa dor Arthur J Goldberg who has 1 he intersection where the acbeen m with a virus planned to idcnt occurred is in Franklin make tne final argument ounty about two miles south US delcgale Charles W Yost nd two west of Bradford Mrs wcnt before the assembly Tues DES MOINES in surance companies one basei at MasonCity and one at De Moines announced a proposci consolidation Tuesday They are the Iowa Hardwar Mutual Insurance Co of Mason City and the Mill Owners Mutu al Insurance Co of DCS Moines an affiliate of the Kemper In surance Group of Chicago Approval of the plan will be sought from the State Insuranc Commission and of policyhold ers of both companies The ef eclive date 966 would be Jan 1 The announcement was made ointly by James S Kemper Jr chairman of the board of Mil wners and president of the Kemper Group and Edward C ones president and genera manager of Iowa Hardware The proposal calls for execu ive headquarters of the merged ompanics eventually to be lo ated at Mason City with a spc ial service to be maintained in es Moines Jones is scheduled to be resident and general manager f the consolidated company Kemper will remain as board hairman and S Arch Richards resident of Mill Owners will Become vice chairman The resent Mill Owners board will ncrease from nine to 15 with our of the new directors to be men now serving as directors f Iowa Hardware Mutual A multipleline company oper ting in seven states Iowa ardware was founded in Ma son City in 1903 The company eported assets of and irect premiums written of 67000 in 1964 Mill Owners was ounded in 1875 For 1964 it re ported assets of and irect premiums written of 83000 Commenting on the proposed onsolidation Kemper said The consolidated company wil be one of the largest and strong est mutual property and cas ualty companies domiciled in Iowa with more than of premiums written in tha state alone In addition its agents and policyholders will be offered all of the facilities including life and accident and health insur ance provided by the Kemper Insurance Group We intend an aggressive expansion of activi ties in Iowa and other middle western states Present directors of Mill Own ers arc D Clay Cook Indianapolis chairman of the executive com mittee Grain Dealers Mutual In iiirancc Co Gardner Cowlcs DCS Moines president Register and Tribune Co B C Dahl mann Vice president of the com any Jonathan M Fletcher DCS Moines president Home Savings Loan Assn ohn Hawkinson Chicago prcs dcnt Supervised Investors Scrv ces Inc James S Kemper Chicago chairman of the board eisman who lives not far from here was going west and pre armg to make a left turn at the intersection Muhlenbruch was going east up a hill as he came to the corner Funeral services f o r Arthur Muhlenbruch are pending at the Van Hove Dows Funeral Home in Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Co James S Kemper Jr chairman of the board of the MERGER Please torn to Page 2 Born fune 15 1900 he was the son of William and Mary Lubkc man of Alexander Surviving are his wife the former lone Coombs five sons Herbert Dclbcrt and all of Dows Gilbert Wappin gers Falls NY Ncii with the US Army in Viet N a nv a daughter Mrs Arnold Shirley Klemmc Collins Iowa six sis ters Mrs oilie Cora Ingra nam Dows Mrs Fred Amanda P 1 a g g e Latimer Mrs Fred Icia Stadtlander Rowan Mrs W C Etta Wcst aby Alexander Mrs Connie Eslher Oik Latimcr Mrs Fred Elsie Brims Alexander two brothers John Swalcdalc W L Muhlenbruch Bclmond and 14 grandchildren IRISH LEADER DIES DUBLIN Ireland liam T Cosgrave 85 third pres ident of the Republic of Ireland from 192232 died Tuesday with the pica that the wiix Lijdl U1U China representation issue is a vital one which should not be decided by a simple majority He declared that peace in Asia is involved in the decision and the twothirds rule is therefore mandatory Yost rejected claims by Pe Icings supporters that Red Chi na might be more receptive to unconditional negotiations to end the Viet Nam war if it be longed to the world forum U is the absence of will not aosence from the United Na tions which has caused Peking not to cooperate in solving the Southeast Asia crisis Yost 53LQ Nations backing Red China accused the resorting to o n j g neuver because it lacked the votes to block Peking on a sim ple majority United States of a procedural ma BULLETIN CINCINNATI WThe Cin cinnati Reds office said Wed nesday it had been informed President Bill DeWitt that Gen William B Eckert a re Mred Air Force has been named commissioner of baseball DeWitt was in Chi cago Wednesday for a club owners meeting Clifton manager charged A chare A charge of meal pricing irregularities was filed Wednes day against Eugene R Good manager of the West Clifton Super Market 1915 4th SW The charge filed in Mason City Police Court by County Atly B Michael Dunn is be lieved to be the first in the state The charge specifically reads false labeling of content weight of fresh meat The error in weights occurred it was explained Wednesday by Eddie Bailey assistant man ager of West Cliftons because of a defective scale Workmen over a period of months tried In correct it he said and when it was decided it could not be fixed a new scale was ordered immediately It was lo be deliv ered Wednesday Good was in the hospital Wed nesday for an operation his assistant said The charge stems from an ex tensive investigation by the Iowa Department of Agriculture into short weighting of meat packages Letters notifying U county attorneys of a total of 23 violations were mailed last week The charge lists six violations of falsely labeling the content weight of prepackaged moat Dunn said the investigation was conducted at the store on Sept 21 Dunn was Informed of the vio lations in a letter received Nov 10 from Kenneth Owen State Secretary of Agriculture The letter Dunn said merely in formed him that the violations PRICES turn to Piot 2 ;