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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 22, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowons neighbors HOME EDITION UOc a Seel One MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 21 WS AuoeMw PMW rail TeaM VOL 105 No 943 HAINY SHOPPING DAY Rain spatters the window of Princess Margarets car as she went shopping Monday along Fifth Avenue in New York Uty Ihe princess who took most of Sunday to rest irom an exhausting Saturday night in Man natten sneezed several times as she went in and out ot the fashionable stores f v Repulse two t SAIGON Viet Nam Vietnamese forces beat back two heavy Communist assaults tval coast Monday with help from bombardingUS Navyvships shore and air strikes later US and south Vietnamese officers said at least 300 of about 1500 attackers were killed Theattackbroke before dawn and the US ad visers called for the bombardment from two 7th Fleet destroyers lying 9ffshore The Navy shells kept the at tackers down until the weather cleared later in the day Then US and South Viet namese planes and US Ma rine helicopters attackec with napalm bombs and rockets Two US Army advisers were killed in the heaviest assault by 1500 Viet Cong on a battal ion of 500 rangers near Thach Tru in Quang Ngai Province 320 miles northeast of Saigon I got the SOBs that shot them said Staff Sgt Henry McNcal of Pittsburgh Pa who with a fourth American adviser was not hurl The Americans were killed al an outpost on a hill about half a mile west of the governmeni fort A battalion of US Ma rines was lifted byyhelicopter onto the hill to reinforce the Vietnamese rangers Viet Cong bodies were strewn inside the fort in the rice pad dies in front of it and on the oulpost hill Attack planes silenced six 81mm Viet Cong thai were firing on the hill US and South Vietnamese of VI ET NAM Please Turn to Page Nonf V SOUTH AP Photofnx BATTLE AREAS Map lo cales areas of recent fighting in Viet Nam A is the la Drang Valley where fighting with North Vietnameseregu lars moved into its second week pinpoints edge of Communistinfested D zone 40 miles north of Sai gon where US troops fell un der attack while on road con voy Monday Father of six killed in accident Laurel D Muhlenbruch 34 Swaledale dren died father of six chil Sunday1 of injuries suffered when the LP gas deliv ery truck he was driving struck a freight train Iowa counted 10 more dead after weekend traffic accidents The accident occurred at am on the RockwellDough See picture of accident Page erty blacktop a mile south of Cartersville He died in an am bulance en route to a Mason City hospital The Cerro Gordo County s h e r i f f s department said Muhlenbruch had made a deliv cry and was going west back into Rockwell The truck owned by Farmers Cooperative Ele vator Rockwell struck the sec ond of three diesel units pulling the 50car Chicago and North Western freight north toward Mason City Engineer Francis J Weaver 123 9th NE told officers that Muhlenbruch did not see the train or hear its whistle until it was too late to avoid the col lision Deputy Jerry Kocrber said Muhlenbruch applied the brakes and veered to the left be fore impact The train was mov ing at 30 miles an hour Muhlenbruchs body was tossed 30 feet north of the crash scene His death was attributed to head and chest injuries ac cording to Dr AJ Herlitzka erro Gordo County coroner The truck was loaded with 1 000 gallons of LP gas It was Transferred to another truck jefore the wrecked vehicle was moved Officers had feared an explosion might result since the tank was badly bent Assisting the sheriffs depart CRASH M Turn to 2 Tearful Amish balk 4 Negro homes bombed Heavy damage but no injuries CHARLOTTE NC AP The homes of four Negro civil righls leaders including the state president of the National Association for the Advance nient of Colored People were rocked by explosions early Mon day but no one was injured Chief of Police John s Hord said the homes of Kelly Alexan der state president of the NAACP and of his brother Fred Alexander were the most seri ously damaged Blasts also occurred at the home of Dr Reginald Hawkins a dentist and mililant civil rights leader and the home of Julius Chambers a young attor ney whohad handled many suits in behalf of Negro groups Hord who arrived in the area 30 minutes after the blasts said that in his opinion it was a wellorganized group Ill guarantee you it was people who knew what they were doing Whoever it was knew explosives and they knew the sections and how to get in and get out quickly In Raleigh Gov Dan Moore offered Charlotte officials the full resources of our state in vestigative and law enforcement agencies Mayor Charlotte said Thesebbmbings are most tin fortunate and uncalled for Our whole city is shocked The Federal Bureau of Inves tigation joinedthe investigation of the blasts which occurred at the four homes on Charlottes West Side about Kelly Alexander longtime state president of the NAACP said Anytime four blasts happen like this Jts organized I dont fcnow who organised if but it was organized force whose ef forst it was to kill us Kelly Alexanders two sons Kelly Jr 17 and Alfred 13 were sleeping in a front bed room of Ihe brick ranchstyle home when Ihe explosions oc curred The window over their heads was blown out with such force that splinters of glass were imbedded in the paneling of Ihe opposite wall Drapes were shattered and glass sprin kled in Ihe beds of the two boys Kelly Alexander said dam ages at his home would amount to at least 2000 Fred Alex ander said several thousand dollars damages resulted at his middle class home Fred Alexander the first Ne gro elected to Charlottes Cily Council in modern times said We were just lucky they mean to gel whatever they count He and his brother said they had no idea who did it Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Society news 478 Comics 10 Clear Lake news 12 Mason City news 1417 North Iowa news 2021 Sports 2324 3 soldiers killed in Malaysian clash KUCHING Sarawak Malay sia AP Three government soldiers were killed and two others were wounded Sunday in a clash with a large band of In donesian raiders in Malaysias Borneo stale of Sarawak a mil lary spokesman reported It was the first major action reported in Sarawak in three vecks North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and coder Monday night lows 2530 Gen erally and warmer Twos day 4155 Weather details Paoa 2 Day of remembrance Mrs Eunice Shriveiy sister of late President John F Kennedy stands before the assassinated Presidents grave in Arlington National Cemetery MqndayAt her jfeet sjriall Jjjdiiquet of sniall white lilies from Jacqueline of PJiolofx the slain President placed there before the ceme tery openedby her mother Mrs Hugh D Auchhi closs It is the second anniversary of Kennedys WASHINGTON the echo of taps fadedin the damp chill of a gray day of remem brance a presidential wreath was gently placed at thegrave of John F Kennedy Abugler stood on a hill be hind the resting place of the for mer President as Atty Gen Nicholas Katzenbach paid offi cial homage Monday at Arling ton Cemetery Hundreds more came as they do almost every day to sland silently for a moment remem bering that a selfstyled Marx ist two years ago today in Dal las assassinaled the young Pres ident There was a full honor guard as Katzenbach placed the wreath of red and white carna tions dotted with tiny blue flow ers Earlier Mrs Jacqueline Ken nedy widow of the President sent a small bouquet of lilies by her mother Mrs Hugh D Auch incloss A military aide brought a wreath from Vice President Hu bert H Humphrey Mrs Sargent Shrivcr Kenne dys sister visited the grave as did Postmaster General Lawr ence F OBrien Meantime other Americans across the land observed the second anniversary of the young Presidents slaying in ways of their own No formal service was planned at the graveside but the inclement weather was no bar to the individual visitors thousands of whom walked up the long pathway Sunday Other members of the Kenne dy family were expected during the day of JFK Mrs Auchincloss came it am before the cemetery gates were opened to the public She knelt for a few moments and placed sprigs of lilies also al Ihe headstone for the two in fant Kennedy children buried on each side of their father President Johnson directed Atty Gen Nicholas Katzenbach to lay a presidential wreath on the grave Johnsonwas with Kennedy in Dallas when the young chief executive was gunned down by an assassins bullets On the eve of the anniversary thousands walked up the long pathway to the grave A group from El Paso Tex brought a wreath Memorial services were scheduled in several cities Mon day Dominican rebellion smashed SANTO DOMINGO Domini can Republic Armed forces smashed a small Rightist rebellion early Monday in the heart of the Dominican Repub ic without firing a shot Commodore Francisco J Ri vera Caminero Armed Forces secretary said 47 persons had been arrested He added that no members of the military were involved The small band of conspira tors captured a radio station at Tamboril a small community south of Santiago the nations second largest city The town is about 70 miles north of Santo Domingo They held it for about two hours then gave up without a fight a government source said While in the radio station the rebels played a tape record ing proclaiming themselves the Democratic Revolutionary gov ernment The broadcast identified the movements leader as Alci biades Espinoza a member of the conservative National Civic Union It proclaimed him pres ident Whether Espinoza actually was involved and was detained could not be determined Russians oust exN lowan CHARLES Karin Law 24 former Charles City resident ousted from the Soviet Union Saturday for smuggling religious literature a friend in Chicago recently that I have really had to lean on the Lord Mrs Law is the former Karin Duncan daughter of Mrs Clar ence Boyd of Charles City and her mother were members of the Independent Mission Church in Charles City A graduate of Charles City High School and Moody Bible Insti tute in Chicago she has been a missionary since last summer according to the Rev Darrell Smith pastor of the Charles City church She was married last year in Glen Ellyn 111 to Basil Law The letter was written to Marily Rainford 21 a former roommate at the Moody Bible Institute It apparently was written shortly before Mrs Law and her Polishborn husband Basil 26 were stopped at the Russian border It indicates the Laws had been lo Russia once before We had a good time in Russia and we met so many wonderful people Mrs Law wrote We just never realized how very fortunate we were until we saw people who have so little of what we take for granted We spend 29 days in Russia gone about five weeks traveling Ihrough West and East Germany Poland Russia and Czechoslovakia Mrs Law said she was ex pecting a baby around June 1 The Soviet magazine Ncdclya Week said the Laws were turned back from Russia at the Czechoslovakia border when a customs inspector found thou sands of religious leaflets hidden in secret compartments in the Laws small bus Taking re ligious literature into the Soviet Union for distribution is an of fense Because leaders of Opera tion Mobilization have made some rules about the revealing of our work behind the Iron Curtain Mrs Law wrolc I canl tell you much of what has happened lo us in Ihe pasl few weeks However she added I have really had lo lean on Ihe Lord to face some of the things weve had to face The road has not been easy but at least we were together I Rally to tj I did of 75 orphans MOTT ND arc rallying Monday to the aid ol 15 children orphaned when an ambulance crashed into a truck Saturday killing the parents and driver of the ambulance The kids definitely will be kept together at the farm said Milford Johnson of Norma ND a brotherinlaw of Mrs James C Kerzman Our aim is to makeit easy and simple for them as we can Mrs Kerzman 43 had given birth to her 15lh child early Sat urday and she was being rushed from this southwestern North Dakota town to Bismarck lo stop severe hemorrhaging With her was Kerzman 44 who farms 15 miles northeast of Molt Driving the ambulance was Julius W Bartels 45 adminis trator of Lorenzen Memoria Hospital in Elgin The ambulance collided with a truck on highway 21 a mile west of Heil authorities report cd The Kcrzmans left 15 children ranging up to an 18yearold son at Dickinson State College Barlcls survivors are his widow and seven children from 12 to 23 Children go to own 2 schools HAZLETON if An Amish mother pleading eatfully from her knees and the singing of Jeans joves Me by Amish children Monday dramatically narked another unsuccessful effort toput 28 Amish into schools with statecertified teachers Buchanan County officials as they did last Fri iay appeared Monday at Charity Flats Amish school outhwest of here to pick up the children They were met by fathers and mothers and Wal er Reed an attorney who t Hearing on valuation hike asked A request for a hearing on a roposcd 20 per cent increase n the assessed valuation of res denlial buildings in Mason City londay was in the hands nf Ihe owa Stale Tax Commission in cs Moines Marvin B Wollers Mason City assessor said he has ac nowlcclged the commissions rder fov the 20 per cent hike nd asked for a hearing He aid the hearing probably would not be set by the commission until after Dec l Woltcrs had cslimalecl the pro posed increase would amount to a hike ot in the as sessed valuation of residcntia buildings inMason City If the proposed increase is up held by the Stale Tax Commis sion 3Vplters sajxLhevnesume the rii ill age tTccf e as some Therefore Mason Cit home owners vyoiild not exper ence a full 20 per cent increas in taxation on their homes h added Its hard to say what wil lappen until this matter is set led he said I dont set the mdgels or the tax millage so we will just have to wail until he hearing Howard Jackson Cerro Gordo ounty assessor said that he ad received a similar order roni the commission in the fall f 1961 That order directed im to raise the assessed valua lonof all farm land outside of Jason City by 10 per cent That order was appealed by ackson before the commission nd the order was rescinded everal months later Then arly in 1962 the commission rdered a reappraisal of all Gqrdo County farmland The reappraisal was corn pie t d in the spring of 1964 and the ew assessment figures were on the books Jan Jackson said he thought this ame Irend might follow in the vake of Hie commissions order or the new 20 per cent n Hie assessed valuation of Ma on City homes Tax Commission Chairman ynn Potter said the order was cntative and officials of the ocal taxing districls have unlil ec 1 lo file appeals Poltcr said hearings on all ap peals would he held as soon aft er Dec 3 as possible The com mission will issue a final order after the hearings are out of the vay he said Until t h e mailer is scltlcd ounty Auditor Ware Hammond s prevented from setting the 066 tax levy and preparing the 966 tax lisls to be turned over o Ethel Ridgeway county rcasiucr by Jan 1 Allies need LBJ okay to use weapons JOHNSON CITY Tex The While House said Monday his countrys North Atlantic al ics have nuclear warheads bul hey cannol be used withoul specific authority of the Prcsi dent ofthe United Slates Moyers released his state mcnl without comment but il appeared lo have been prompt ed by a New York Times story Sunday saying West German planes for years have been armed with nuclear weapons A Washington dispatch in the Sunday Times also said the warheads had been in place for more than six years although they remain in US custody aid he was representing le Amish families Reed read a statement that ic Amish school land is privale roperty and requested that crsons be prevented from viol ling this privacy After the reading of the state Tienl officials pulled aside two mish fathers who were block ng the door then they vvent in idc the oneroom school The 16 children inside wcra rying and singing the hymn nd pulled away when officials ouched them County Attorney Harlan Lorn n then said Lets call it off for his morning The officials rove off without the children Last Friday when officials irst senta bus to pick up Ihe hildrcn the youngsters fled crying from the two privately perated schools into cornfields and hid In a surprise move Fri lay afternoon the bus returned when the parents were gone and the children went willingly to the public school here officials said It marked the first time in more than three years that these children attended a school with a statecertified teacher although 300 otherchildren of Amish parents in this northeast Iowa area have done so The Old Order Amish contend their children require only eighth grade educations to naintain their austere way of ife devoid of the modern con eniences Amish fathers indicated last night that they preferred aving Ihe bus pick up Ihe oungsters at home But when le bus made the rounds Mon ay the only children picked up the three of Mr and Mrs Swartz The children were told by heir mother to run into a corn cld and hide But Arthur Sen or Oelwein Community School istrict superintendent and wen Snively appointed truant fficer caught them Mrs Swartz dropped to her nees and pleaded Please eave my children alone Upon the two officials insis encc he children got on the us and Mrs Swartz joined lem When the bus arrived at AMISH Please Turn to Page 2 AP Photofax BUS RIDE Men no Schwartz an Amish youngster currently involved in a Bu chanan County school dispute looks defiantly from a bus on which he was taken by county officials The nineyearold youngster left the bus before he could be taken to school as officials lost another round in the continuing Amish battlo Monday SAME DATE1H47M ;