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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 26, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North Iowans neighbors HOME EDITION One MASON CITY IOWA NOVIMtER H WS Pull Wirei VOL No 247 AVERTING DISASTER A Dutch Royal StnjboS fastens cable a WoiiuvyarTI German mine lodged In the anchor of the oilloaded British tanker Esso Winchester hursday at Flushing Netherlands The mine was dislodged safely on the fifth attempt It was crammed with 1650 pounds of explosives and had become jammed when the ship pulled up anchor Wednesday Seek to nullify valuation rule DBS MOINES ffl A suitto nullify an Iowa Tax Commission order to adjust certain real estate assess ments was filed by Mitchell County officials in Polk County District Court here Friday Assessors of Mitchell and 8i other counties were directed by the commission last week to adjust property assessments The commission gave the counties until Dec 1 to request hearings on the order It said the order would be finalized at a later date The Mitchell County petition said that if the order were to go into effect the county and several school districts would be unable to meet their finan cial obligations next year It added that the county audi tor would be unable to deliver tax lists to the county treasurer by Dec 31 as required by law and tax collections wouldbe de layed voiced and the Tax Commission be enjoined from enforcing it Mitchell County and Dean ac cused the commission of inat tention dilatoriness and gross indecision resulting in the commissions failure to give timely notice of the proposed adjustments The petition said an abstract of real and personal property values was given the commis sion July 1 according to law and that the commission under the law should have given no tice of any adjustment by Aug 16 instead of Nov15 The adjustment affecting Mitchell County called for in creases of 20 per cent on agri cultural land values and 6 per cent on land and buildings in incorporated municipalities Gas cause of blast at Keokuk KEOKUK AP Official were convinced Friday that anllc W1U accumulation of gas touched off interpol the international police the searing explosion that killed organization to help in a search seven square dancers and infor the stolen works jured 44 others but were still at a loss to know where it came from on the critical list and doctors feared that there would be more deaths Workmen sifted the rubble of the ruined National Guard uscript books were among the Armory where the Thanksgiving valuable on display in the Eve square dance of the Swing library Ey Club was suddenly turned Tasso who lived from 1544 to into a nightmare of death and 1596 was a versatile poet with pain Wednesday night The dancers were mostly cou concrete building brick and Thursday They agreed with ciais that gas bad One survivor described like a bomb going off Still lacking was information on where the gas came from and how it got into the building The armory was heated with naturalgas Workmen from the gas company were digging down to the gas main about a block away said gas the company spokesman main at the armory will be sealed off and air or gas will be forced through thv pipe to locate a leak if one is there Johnson said meters will be ExGovernor turned cab driver dies BARRINGTON 111 AP William C Marland 47 former governor of West Virginia who was found driving a cab in Chi cago last March died Friday His death came in the midst of a comeback effort that fol lowed a period of heavy drink ing His widow Valerie reported Marland died about 3 am in TJ11 uv Barrington where family used the jength of the pjpe what6 he Termed and into the John Barleycorn She said he had suffered from cancer Marland was governor of West Virginia the youngest in the history of the the 1952 56 period at a salary of a year North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly elowdy through urday with rain changing fo Friday night Friday night Saturday in tht French orbit probe Vatican works stolen Term scripts as priceless VATICAN CITY AP Thieves have stolen priceless ancient works including manu scripts by the great poets Pe trarch andTorquato Tasso from he Vaticans apostolic library Vatican sources said Friday estimates placed the value of the stolen works at 200 million lire but Vat can sources later said this was ridiculously small and that the missing manuscripts were ariceless The theft was believed to have occurred Thursday night The objects missing the Vati can said included Petrarchs II Canzoniere a book in the handwriting of the great Italian 14th century poet and scholar who is considered possibly sec ond only to Dante Also reported missing were A book of verse hand written by Torquato Tasso Italian poet of the 16th century whose mas terpiece was Jerusalem De livered the story of the First Crusade A copy of the famous crown of St Stephen first king of Hungary The Apostolic Library of the worlds greatest collections of manuscripts and ancient books is off the Belvedere courtyard beneath the Apostolic Palace where Pope Paul VI has his apartments The library was founded in 1420 by Pope Nicholas V with an initial endowment of 9000 books It is now part of the Vat ican museum and has more than 250000 volumes The theft was discovered Fri day morning by a museum guard Pope Paul VI was in formed and was reported deep ly grieved Vatican gendarmerie in formed Rome police who asked Police said the thieves climbed over a wall from the Vatican gardens and broke a They knew what they for and where police said The Tasso and Petrarch mah a preference for epic dramas Petrarch born in 1304 was and Italy pies a number of whom had educated in France brought their children along He wrote equally brilliantly in Iowa Adjt Gen Junior Miller Latin and Italian After Dante and State Fire Marshal Wilbur ne is considered the greatest Johnson explored the wrecked Italian Poet Italy has had a wave of art troi ffi this was the first case on rec exploded ord a major art theft expioaea Vatican it itself to try to find a leak To open wall for Christmas mas Processing of pass application from the 700000 West Berliners expected to begin Monday signed Thursday Fingertip control for 30ton weapon A US army engineer uses hand signals to help the driver of a selfpropelled eightinch howitzer maneuver the 30ton jug gernaut off a special raft after crossing theSong River in South AT Phntofax Inside The Gldbe EIGHT IOWA port curfews cities sup Page 6 Clear Lake news 3 Editorials 4 Mason City news t7 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports 910 TV section 1112 Viet Nams combat zpneD The gun will be stationed with the 1st Infantry Division in an area 45 miles north of Saigon Comics North Iowa news 13 16 Find womans burned body in Chickasaw BASSETT burned jody of a young woman was dis covered Friday in a muddy source said Friday A US Navy spokesman garden about 40 feet from the arm home where she lived with ler parents She was Miss Merle Ashley 31 who lived two miles north of his Chickasaw County commu nity Sheriff Galen Folkers said the womans mother Mrs Lloyd Ashley saw her daughters body when she looked out a kitchen window Friday morning Folkers said the body was charred and the clothes nearly thefts in the past two years but completely burned off An autopsy was to be per the formed Folkers said the body was about 25 feel from a gasoline tank in the yard It lay in plowed muddy ground Folkers and Craig Beak an agent for the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation were trying to determine whether it BERLIN the third was a case of selfimmolation straight year West Berliners will an accident or murder be able to visit relatives in Com Bassett is eight miles east of munist East Berlin this ChristCharles City Nuclear powered ships to war duty SAIGON South Viet Nam AP The aircraft carrier Enterprise which runs on nu clear power will soon join the US 7th Fleet ships that launch daily air raids against North Viet Nam a reliable military in Washington announced both the Enterprise and a nuclearpow ered companion the guided mis sile frigate Bainbridge are at Subic Bay Philippines pending further assignment It is a 750 mile voyage to the Vietnamese coast Elsewhere giant B52 bombers supported a big allied drive in the Vo Dat Valley northeast of Saigon to keep Communist guer rillas away from a vital rice harvest South Vietnamese government irregulars killed 22 Viet Cong in a clash near Ban Me Thout Fri day as fighting spread to the normally quiet part rof South Viet Nam The torrid pace of war in re cent days was tapering off and the US command headquarters in the 2nd and 3rd Corps area and Thursday and Friday were the quietest days in November The 7th Fleet destroyer Or leck hammered land targets in the 1st Corps area firing 700 rounds at 19 different targets They included Viet Cong assem bly points and weapons em placements In the air war against North Viet Nam US Navy and Air Force planes destroyed a com munications site near Dien Bien Phu a group of 22 lighters fur ther east and dropped the span of a bridge 105 miles west of Hanoi a US spokesman re ported The US Navy announced in LeadersKey to Chicago 4H trip RECEIVES PRINCE VATICAN CITY AP Pope with relatives in East Berlin is Paul VI received Japanese Prince Hitachi and his wife Ha Holiday passes will be issued nako at a special audience from Dec 18 to Jan 2 under Thursday night in the papal li an EastWest pass agreement brary The royal couple is on a I rwn i visit to Italy By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director CHICAGO For 16 years re porters with the GlobeGazette have been accompanying the Mason CityNorth Iowa Fair Youth Award trip to Chicago and writing about the kids Thats as it should be The trip is for the kids In the process however one important factor behind the unqualified success of the trip has been neglected That factor is the adult leaders who each year take a few days out of their busy schedules to oversee this undertaking This year Im going to fry to present a little insight into these leaders These leaders are no small part of this annual affair which is sponsored by the Mason City Chamber of Commerce and the North Iowa Fair in cooperation with the area Extension Service personnel When the special Rock Island train which brought this years North Iowa delegation pulled in to the LaSalle St Station around Thursday midnight right on time for a there were 4H Please Turn to Page 2 Manila that the Enterprise and another nuclearpowered ship the guided missile frigate Bain bridge joined the 7th Fleet Fri day The announcement did not say where they would be deployed but the sgurce in Saigon said the Enterprise wilt pull into position near the land border between North and South Viet Nam It will be the first combat test of a nuclearpowered ship he added The daily US Navy air raids that the Enterprise will be sup porting are bombing attacks using conventional weapons Military sources emphasized that the move does not mean any escalation of the Viet Nam war nor does it suggest that nuclear arms will be introduced into the war But the word nuclear even referring only to the ships pow er source carries a mighty weight in Asia The Enterprise will replace one of the conventionalpowered carriers supporting the air war against North Viet Nam It is Americas largest carrier the sources said but it is not capa ble of carrying a significantly larger number of planes than conventional carriers now in use in the area In the Vo Dat Valley 75 miles eastnortheast of Saigon eight engine B52 jet bombers blasted a suspected Viet Cong concen Toss two Molotov cocktails i SALEM Ind of flaming liquid were thrown ear ly Friday throifgh a stained glass window of a rural Baptist church and against a second loor window at the home of C Rod Heinrich Salem coordina or for the Birch Society Sheriffs Deputy Clyde Nich ols Jr said the damage in the church was limited to a burned able and a scorched section of in the sanctuary and vestibule The major loss he said would be the smashed stain glass window The church Blua River Bap ist is seven miles east of Sa cm The Molotov cocktail thrown against the Heinrich residence n this southern Indiana city 25 miles northwest of Louisville Ky bounced back from awin dow screen but broke two panes and set fire to two curtains The window was at the end of a hallway and the damage was imited to the curtains Four children were sleeping in a room off the hall Deputy Nichols said It Joins race in space Rocket thrust at 28 tons PARIS AP France sent a satellite orbiting around the earth Friday and joined the United States arid Russia in the space race The Defense Ministry said the 88pound satellite was launched successfully from the French base in the Algerian Sahara The satellite called the Al is expected to relay radio signals on temperature and other at mospheric condition for two weeks The space vehicle was launched by a threestage rock et under development for four years The satellite was first the French have tried to launch The rocket with a thrust of about 28 tons lofted the Al into an orbit whose apogee Is 1100 miles and whose perigee is 315 miles The original program called for an apogee of 1550 miles and a perigee of 330 miles Each revolution of the satellite is to take one hour and 48 min utes An announcement relayed from the launching base at Hammaguir said everything is functioning normally Minutes after the announce ment of the launching was made President Charles de Gaulle made this statement The placing in orbit of the first french satellite launched by a French rocket is an im portant accomplishment of which the entire country should be happy and proud tration ground menacing operations the joint of several thousand US Australian and South Vietnamese troops A U S military spokesman indicated the B52 strike took place on the eastern edge of the 90squaremile area where the allied forces are trying to rid the valley of guerrillas and pro tect the rice harvest ooks like the same person or persons threw the fire bombs nit we dont see any connec ion between the Birch Society organizer and the church Farmer hit by hunters ORANGE CITY AP A farmer clubbed in the face with a shotgun after he asked a group of hunters who gave them permission to hunt on his land was hospitalized here Friday Doctors said Chris Schiebout 35 of near Orange City suffered possible eye damage and an ap parent concussion His condition was listed as fair conducted by his over the socalled Papers Ventura District sets an Education Act plan thank aII those whose scien tific and technical research made this success possible The shot originally pro grammed for after the first the year was moved up to pre cede the Dec 5 presidential election Washington Post expelled from Russia MOSCOW AP The Soviet Union has expelled the Moscow correspondent of the Washing ton Post because his newspaper is publishing The Penkovsky Papers The correspondent Stephen Rosenfeld Thursday was given seven days to leave the country He has been here a year and a half The Soviet news agency Tass said Rosenfelds continued presence in the Soviet Union was undesirable in view of the continuing antiSoviet campaign newspaper Penkovsky Oleg Penkovsky was a Soviet colonel executed for spying for the west A book purporting to be his diaries has recently been published in the United States The Soviet Union has denounced it as a forgery Two brothers killed in Iowa traffic mishap ROCK RAPIDS AP Two brothers were killed Thursday night when their car went off a blacktop county road and struck a tree Dead were Arnold DcJong 20 and his brother Kenneth sons of Mr and MrsMantis De Jong of Doon a small commun ity about 13 miles southwest of Rock Rapids EDITORS NOTE This is the third in a strits of arti cles exploring the impact of the Elementary and Second ary Education Act of IMS on several North Iowa school districts By STAFF WRITER school offi cials from larger districts are groping to determine which stu dents will be helped where by their participation in the Ele mentary and Secondary Educa tion Act Leo Esbeck Venturas superintendent already has a program tentatively established for his district How can Esbeck and the Ven tura district be so far ahead of other districts in plans for the program Its because Esbeck doesnt have to concern himself with locating the districts lowin come students and also be cause he already has identified his educationally deprived stu dents Esbeck doesnt have to be concerned with who the low income students are because the Ventura district has only one attendance center for the elementary junior high and high school students As a re sult Esbeck will not even have to establish a district average or attendance center average of lowincome students since both averages would be the same Esbeck is fortunate in not having to do this preliminary work and he realizes it I can appreciate the problems some superintendents will face when they have to run the pro gram in one attendance center and ignore another center he says just glad I wont have that chore Esbeck wont have much trouble in identifying the young sters he wants to participate in the program either Thats be cause last year before he ever knew the district would be eli gible for federal funds the ris trict started employing an abil itygrouping system Under this system every stu dent in the Ventura school dis trict was placed into one of four categories depending on his abil ity as determined by standard ized tests for the older students ACT Please turn to Page J SAME ;