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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors HOMI EDITION HOc a One MASON MONDAY NOVEMBER 29 1HS Pnn Vuil Wlrei VOL 10S No 249 romises more soldiers McNamara may ask buildup to 300000 troops SAIGON South Viet Nam He added that the increased rival four Viet Cong battalions when finally totaled might be These were believed to be the Drang Valley battle two weeks No significant ground AP Secretary Of Defense ferooitv of Viel Cone anrl North wilh North Vietnamese SlinnorL 1hn hiohpsf nf Ihp war In rlnln minimum nf IIS mili nfn nnrl flmi nvor thn linlllp was rnnnrfnrl Mnmlnv hi SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara ended his visit to Viet Nam Monday by de claring that the United States would throw in as many fight ing men as needed to wage the war against the Communists McNamara told newsmen at Saigon airport after his factfinding tour that his most dramatic impression is that we have stopped losing the war He added that the increased ferocity of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese attacks in recent weeks indicated a clear deci sion by Hanoi to escalate infil tration and raise the level of the conflict He said these acts must be countered adding The South Vietnamese government will further increase its military strength On the eve of McNamaras ar rival four Viet Cong battalions with North Vietnamese support troops handed the South Viet namese one of their worst set backs of the war In an attack on troops holding an abandoned rubber plantation 45 miles northwest of Saigon the Com munists knocked out an entire government regiment as an ef fectivefighting force American advisers also perished It was feared the casualties when finally totaled might be the highest nf the war to elate McNamara declined to spec ulate on the total US forces that will be required but his comments heightened specula tion that he will advise Presi dent Johnson to increase Ameri can ground in Viet Nam from 165000 to 300000 men and step up air attacks on the North Vietnamese jungle supply routes These were believed to be the minimum requests of US mili tary commanders during their talks with McNamara during his whirlwind lour Before heading back to Wash ington McNamara made a quick trip to US 1st Cavalry Airmobiles Division headquar ters in the central highlands 260 miles north of Saigon lie met some of the men who fought he Communists in the bitter la Drang Valley battle two weeks ago and flew over the battle scene McNamara received first hand briefings on the la Drang fighting praised the divisions achievements and said With out question there will be other nir cavalry divisions formed The air cavalrys 16000 men rely on the divisions more than helicopters for speedy trans port into combat Photofax VIEWS CAPTURED ARMS of Defense Robert McNamara left views dis play of captured North Viet Nam weapons Monday during visit to First Cavalry Division headquarters in An Khe South Viet Nam The weapons were captured by the division in the la Drang sector At right is Maj Gen Harry W O Kinnard First Cavalry Divi sion commander In fore ground is a 75mm recoilless rifle May put force in Zambia Seek protection from Rhodesians LONDON Minis ter Harold Wilson held an emer gency meeting of his Cabinet Monday amid reports Britain was ready to send a Royal Air Force squadron to Zambia bor dering rebellious Rhodesia The meeting was called sud denly after a midnight meeting of ministers directly concerned with the Rhodesia crisis broke N running for award By CHARLES W WALK North News Director CHICAGO A North lowan jumped into contention for a major championship at the In lernational Live Stock Exposi tion here Monday Steve Duea 18 Elma became a contender for a championship when his hereford senior calf in the carcass contest was selected as a class winner The Duea calf which had placed fourth in its class in the live show will not be entered in competition with other class winners in the show to deter mine the grand and reserve champion carcasses of the en tire show Towin his class the Duea steer had to defeat the cham pion and reserve champion herefords of t h e onhoof car cass show Those two steers were second and third respec tively in the onrail show Steves steer had a liveweight of 980 pounds and a carcass weight of 625 pounds or nearly 64 per cent The calf had a loin eye area of 12 square inches and its back fat cover was only 5 inch Having in Carcass Show here is nothing unusual for Steve and his father Joe Three years ago they had champion hereford carcass at the International They also have exhibited numerous on hoof champions at various shows throughout the country Steve is a senior at Riceville High School Several other North lowans did well in the onrail carcass results Wayne Greiman Gar ner had a fourth place animal in the shorthorn senior calf class The animal also had been fourth in the live show John Henry Algona h a d a fourth place steer in the angus senior calf class The calf had been 10th in the live show Inside The Globe Editorials Society news Sports Clear Lake nows 11 Latest markets 11 Mason City nows 1MJ North Iowa W North lawo Weather outlook Partly cloudy and eontinuad cold Monday nifht MJ Tuesday fair and not so eoW highs in mid and upptr up Wilson has shown wariness about sending British ground forces to meet blackruled Zam bias request for troops to pro tect the Kariba Dam The dam is jointly operated with Rho desia and is the main source of power for Zambias huge cop per mines Sources said Britian would send a token RAF reconnais sance squadron to patrol the dam and its power lines Some sources said the troop request amounted to an ultima tum from ZambiasPresident Kenneth Kaunda to seek aid from other countries if Britain didnt send him troops Sabo teurs on Friday knocked out the power line from the copper mines for 24 hours Klansmens trial opens in Alabama MONTGOMERY Ala AP Three Ku Klux Klansmen ac cused of killing a civil rights worker went on trial on civi rights charges in federal courl Monday before a stern judge who repeatedly cautioned pros pective jurors that they must decide the issue solely on the evidence These dead soldiers were on our side The eyes of a Vietnamese litter bearer tell a sad tale as he walks down road crowdedwith corpses of American and Vietnamese soldiers at Michelin Rubber Plantation Sunday A Ranger battalion retook the ground 45 miles northwest of Saigon that had been lost Saturday when Viet Congoverran a Vietnamese battalion and a regi mental headquarters with human wave attacks Phntnfax The Rangers who recovered more than a hundred bodies wore kerchiefs to cut down the stench Thirty minutes aftercourt convened District Judge Frank M Johnson Jr granted a 30 minute recess to give lawyers an opportunity to go over a panel of nearly 60 men and women both white and Negro drawn for jury duty Propose peace measures for earth moon No significant ground action was reported Monday but US Air Force and Navy planes ham mered Communist targets from the tip of South Viet Nam to north of Hanoi A spokesman said they knocked out railroads and supply installations A Communist regiment that wiped out a South Vietnamese regiment on an abandoned rub ber plantation Saturday 45 miles northwest of Saigon apparently disappeared without a trace Searching Vietnamese and American troops failed to make contact with the Communist force Sunday or today Radio Cambodia reported that two American prisoners held since November 1963 by the Viet Cong arrived at the Cambodian frontier Sunday and were grant ed transit visas to the United States The Viet Cong an nounced over the weekend that the two men Sgl George E Smith of Chester WVa and Spec 5 Claude E McClure of Chattanooga Tenn had been freed The Communists captured another American Svmday the ilolof a Navy F8 Crusader hot down over North Viet Nam bout V5 miles north of Thanh loa on armed reconnais ance mission The pilot ejected and was seen landing in an open ield near a small village Searchandrescue aircraft failed to find him and he was presumed to have been cap ured Another Crusader was shot down in the same area ear ier Sunday But the pilot was rescued An Air Force F4C went down near Pleiku in South Viet Nams central highlands appar ently because of Viet Conggun ners The two crewmen ejected and were picked up Other Air Force planes and Vietnamese Skyraiders splashed heavy bombs and machinegun fire on a large Viet Cong force in Tay Ninh Province northwest of Saigon the spokesman said Six Air Force F100 Super sabre jets hit three Viet Cong companies camped in Kien Hoa province 75 miles south of Sai gon with bombs and rockets the spokesman reported McNamara accompanied by Gen Earie G Wheeler chair man of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff said he had been sur prised by the intensity and scale of the recent attacks by the Viet Cong and regular North Vietnamese forces K Anderson Forest City crash victim Half a dozen Negroes were on the panel The Leroy Wilkins Jr 22 of Fairiield Ala Eugene Thomas 42 and William Orville Eaton 41 both of Bessemer charged with civil rights violations in connection with the slaying last March 25 of ViolaGregg Liuzzo a white Detroit housewife Wilkins has already been tried and acquitted of a murder charge in the state courts and the other two defendants are awaiting trial WASHINGTON AP Trie United States should support the United Nations in creating as soon as possible a permanent force to keep peace in the world Vice President Hubert H Hum phrey said Monday Humphrey took his stand as he opened a White House Con ference on International Coop eration which heard the issues of peace literally from the earth to the moon discussed One committee urged Presi dent Johnson to seek interna tional agreement on a cede for human activity on the moon to prevent the earths natural satellite from becoming a mili tary base for any nation Humphrey chairman of the conference called by Johnson in support of the UNproclaimed International Cooperation Year departed from the previously prepared text of his keynote speech to say High on the agenda of the UN and fully supported by this government should be the crea tion of a permanent peacekeep ing force ready to respond and to act if there is a threat to the peace of the world Before the participants split up into panels to discuss a va riety of possibilities of interna tional cooperation Humphrey read to them a message from Johnson hailing the conference as a town meeting of leaders of the nation and saying he had directed agencies of the government not only to take part but also to study your recommendations with a view to immediate action The proposal for a moon code made by a citizens committee of scientists space experts and educators was one of several put before a White louse Con ference on International Coop eration opening here Monday Another panel proposed that the United Slates undertake a threeyear program costing up to million a year to help other nations develop and carry out birth control programs to check population expansion In a related proposal another group said world food produc tion must be tripled by the year 2000 to feed an expected seven billion people on earth A G Krager services Johnson told the prospective jurors on several occasions that the guilt or innocence of a de fendant cannot be determined by what you have read or heard or by anything other than the evidence and the law applicable in the case Each of the defendants could be sentenced to 10 years in pris on and fined under the in dictment which is based on an old law used mostly in the past safeguard voting and proper ty rights Nowhere in the indictment is there any mention of the slay ing of Mrs Liuzzo which touched off the prosecutions in both state and federal court Arthur G Krager 65 a Mason City teacher and principal for 40 years died Saturday in a lo cal hospital following a stroke while pheasant hunting with friends Funeral services will be at tl am Tuesday in the First Pres byterian Church with the Rev Walter J Kalvesmaki officiat ing Masonic memorial services will be held at pm Mon day in the Major Memorial Chapel by Harding Lodge 649 of which he was a past master Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery at Chippewa Falls Wis on Wednesday Mr Krager was hunting on a farm west of Kensetl with Supt P 0 Brunsvold Principal Don Jk i Hcnn and Elmer Lulz After iunting about an hour he com plained of not feeling well and lis companions brought him lo the hospital where he died He was ftorn Nov 15 1900 at Chippewa Falls Wis to Gus tav and Rose Schafcr Krager fle was graduated from La Crosse State Teachers College in Wisconsin and did graduate work at the University of Wis consin University of Iowa and University of Minnesota Hecame to Mason City in 1925 as physical training teach er in the 13 elementary schools In 193435 he was assistant prin cipal at Lincoln School and from 1935 to 1039 its principal When Roosevelt Junior High School A G KRAGER was opened in 1939 he was nam ed its principal and had held the position since He married Pearl Robarge KRAGER Vurn to Page 2 3 centers for plan under education act EDITORS NOTE This is the fourth and last in a series of articles exploring the im pact ofthe Elementary and Secondary Education Act of IMS on several North Iowa School districts V By JAMES R OWENS Mason City school officials envision at least three schools here as potential community centers under programming possible through the Elemen tary and Secondary Education Act We would like to make each of these a real community school somewhat on the order of a social community center said Supt P 0 Rrunsvold Such centers he said could have not only special teaching services but also extra health social work and other personnel and a program that would involve preschoolers school young sters and parents We have located the stu dents who are eligible to par ticipate and we have spotted them onmaps Brunsvold said referring to the fact that school districts must show which students are educationally de prived and base location of project centers on concentration of lowincome Homes As it looks now Brunsvold said well probably have three elementary centers and theyll be pretty well spaced geograph south one in the center of town and one north The three areas considered for centers are those of Grant Lincoln and McKinlcy schools Besides the elementary cen ters both Monroe and Roose velt junior high schools would be eligible lo serve as junior high centers for programs un der the new act Brunsvold said However it is not yet certain whether two or just one center would be used on the junior high level Mason City is a large enough ACT Please turn to Page 2 FOREST CITY Kenneth L Anderson about 26 1422 N Hampshire Place was dead on arrival at the Forest City Hos pital at am Monday His car and a Winnebagb County gravel truck collided at a gravel road intersection three miles north and four west of Forest Cily There was no stop sign Anderson was driving a car registered to his employer Iowa Inspection Bureau of Cedar Rapids Driver of the gravel truck which was hauling gravel was Melvin Lovik 62 Lake Mills He escaped injury The crash happened at an open intersection Anderson was driving east and the northbound truck met the car at midinter section colliding with the right front door The car landed next to a fence row more than 60 feet north of the intersection The truck lay on its side in the opposite ditch DIES IN FIRE ALBERT LEA Minn AP Harold J Pilon 44 administra tor of Naeve Hospital died Sun day when fire burned out a building in which he was stay ing near the hospital SAME OATE1W4744 TUf MCMI Tramo Death in rut i ;