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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 7, 1965, Mason City, Iowa 2 attempting to save sister Died doing their duty says father By RICHARD I MEYER OGBEN Utah AP Far rell Maw fought back tears as he told how his two young sons died trying to save their sister and baby brother from an ex ploding fire that roared through their home They died doing their duty he said Maw said his tons Ktvin 10 and Gregory 7 bolted back into the burning house after he res cued them from their basement bedroom He said the boys had been told to check the babys criband their sisters room if the house ever caught fire Kevm died next to the babys crib Gregorys body was found face down on his sisters bed with the covers pulled over his head The boys sister Debbie 11 had led the baby Brycej 3 and two other brothers Jeffrey 6 and Phillip 4 out of the burning building moments earlier The fire left only parts of walls and the roof of the Maw home Wednesday Fire Chief Clyde L Peterson estimated damage at several thousand dollars Maw said the fire started in a sleeping bag on a basement couch Fire Marshal Robert G Penton said it might have been ignited bya hot lightbulb near by Debbie said she was awak ened by a temperaturecon trolled fire alarm in the Maws home I did just what they her parents told me to do in case oi a fire she said First I tele phoned grandpa Then I goi Bryce Phillip and Jeff and lee them out of the house Their grandfather Ted Tyree met the children at the door Their father and mother arrivec a 30mile City with lead her grandfather back into the housi The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Debate future of Red party JAKARTA Indonesia ft President Sukarno nd the leaders of Indonesias army appeared Thursday o be locked in dispute over the future of Indonesias ig Communist party Sukarno told his Cabinet Wednesday he disap woves of the armys campaign against the Communist for its alleged involvement in the abor seconds later from trip to Salt Lake friends Debbie tried to for Kevin and A Gregory He Ipushed her back out Her father crawled down basement stairs to the boys bedroom They were in bed he said I grabbed wen right through the basement outside door with one of the kid in each arm I guessI kicked i off its hinges We thought the baby wa still in there But then we saw he was safe in his mother1 arms We turned around and Kevii and Gregory were gone were told to get th baby out of bed and see abou their sister if there ever was fire They bolted back into th house The fire exploded abou the time the two little fellow reached the upstairs bedroom Schools go over top for United Fund Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 7 1945 UOc a Pxfr Consists if Two One Associated Press Full Leae Wires No 204 on of surgery UN hears brain trust suggestion UNITED NATIONS NY proposed Thursday hat the UN Genera Assembly create a special brain trust to devise new methods of settling nternational disputes before hey turn into shooting wars British Foreign Secretary Mi chael Stewart made the pro in a policy speech to the 17 nation General Assembly rle pleaded also for a halt to the lighting in Viet Nam and a set lement at the conference table He reiterated me British posi ion that Communist China should be given UN represen Nation Britain has put on the agenda of the General Assembly a pro posal that the United Nations study how to set up new ma chinery to smooth differences between nations Elaborating on this in his pol icy speech Stewart said there were a number of methods for maintaining peace which have not always been put to full use and on further examination we are likely to find other mcth ods He suggested that the assem bly consider using the services of a small group of experts who would qualify as mediators to undertake impartial investiga lion of facts in any dispute He said Britain would wel come the creation of a peace keeping fund which could be drawn on for such future peacekeeping activities as may be necessary ive coup last Thursday vhich resulted in the slay ng of six army generals Sukarnos position report ed by First Deputy Premier Su andrio after the SVahour Cabi net meeting at the presidents ummer palace in Bogor 40 miles south of Jakarta Subandrio who is also foreign minister said he himself be ieved a PKI statement Wednes lay that it was not involved in the rebel movement Leaders o he PKI appeared in public fo the first time since last weekenc and claimed that the party hac nothing to do with the attemptec coup which it called an inter nal affair of the army Tsvo Communist Cabine members attended the Bogo meeting but D N Aidit leade of Indonesias 3 million Com mi riists and a Cabinet ministe without portfolio was noticea bly absent The army command bega cracking down on the Commu nisls after it crushed the Jakar ta coup attempt and issued The schools division of the Mason City United Fund report ed in well over the top Thurs day after only the first day of the general fund drive With a quota of the teachers and other school staff members pledged or contributed and some final pledges were still expected The schools division headed by Alma Partridge by the fast work Wednesday maintained its reputation as leader in going over the top first The schools did that in past Community Chest Drives The quota the school person nel exceeded this year al most exactly the total of their giving last year to Community Chest and Red Cross which are now combined into the new United Fund Last year they contributed to Community Chest and to Red Cross for a total of North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Thursday night in the Generally fair Friday low Weather details on 2 in estate of Clara Bow LOS ANGELES AP Ac ress Clara Bow left an estate exceeding but also had established a trust fund of more substantial proportions says her attorney Miss Bow died Sept 27 She was 59 Atty Howard B Henshey who filed her will for probate Wednesday said her personal telongings and mementos of her silentmovie career were be queathed toher sons Rex A Beldam 30 of Reno Nov and George Frances Beldam 27 of Las Vegas Nev Henshey said the will speci fied that the remainder of the estate was to be sold and the money added to a trust fund created for Miss Bows benefit in 1929 stateofwar proclamation last Saturday The army charged that Com munist youths disguised in uni forms tortured and then killed the six generals including army Chief of Staff Achmad Yani Their mutilated bodies were found in a common grave near the Halim air base outside Ja karta The army has reported ar resting some 200 Communists and seizing a large number of weapons In Kuala Lumpur Radio Ma laysia reported that the army controlled Jakarta radio was keeping up a steady fire of anti Communist broadcasts includ ing a report that six big Moslem organizations had demanded the arrest and execution of Commu nist rebels and the banning of the PKI and its affiliates in cluding the big Sobsi trade un ion Diplomatic observers in Jak arta concluded that Sukarno apparently is determined to maintain the PKI in the face of the armys antiCommunist campaign Sukarno allowed the PKI to gain strength until it became the best organized political par ty in the country He considerec the Communists a good counter balance to the armys power Sukarno criticized the appea for vengeance of one group against the other Subandrio reported but he said the presi dent also does not condone the murder of the generals Jakarta was quiet this morn ing as the army remained in ful Johnson faces 14day leave WASHINGTON UP President Johnson kept busy with a heavy work load of his dale for surgeons to remove his gall bladder His working day began with a ceremonial signing of a bill for up to million a year of federal aid for water and sewage facilities in rural areas His schedule ran into the evening to be capped by reception for all members of Congress and finally departurefor Belhesda Md Naval Hospital where 1 Friday morning he is to un n dergo surgery His doctors Bus kills city man in street Otto Albert Radkc G4 VG2G N federal Wednesday night was tilled when struck by a bus say he should stay in the hospital 10 to 14 days If the 57yearold president was feeling any tension over the ecessity for the operation it vas not evident Despite a light rain Johnson valked out on the front portico f the White House about 11 am nd headed down the drive With him was one of his top as istants Jack Valenti while crossing the street in fron of his home The mishap is the first pedes Irian death in Mason City in more than two years The city in August received a citation fo having no pedestrian deaths i 1964 control A dawntodawn curfew imposed last Saturday was stil in force Tanks armored cars and troops held positions at ma jo intersections and kev installa tions ONE OF THE BOYS Sister Joseph Michael who cares for 23 boys at St ThomasSt Vincent Orphanage Louisville Ky also teaches them a thing or two about baseball Sister a native of Iliotofix Roanoke Va gets right in there and plays with the boys Since the Yankees didnt make it shes for the Minnesota Twins in the Series Inside The Globe PRINCE Harald oi Norway visits Nor wegianAmerican Muse um in Decorah Page 12 Editorials Clear Lake news CubGazette Society news North Iowa news Sports 4 7 8 91011 12 1314 U S forces enter Qui Nhon battle Latest Markets U Mason City 1617 Comics 18 Highlander leader suffers heart attack IOWA CITY direc tor of the University of Iowa Scottish Highlander band Wil liam L Adamson 57 was re ported in serious condition at an Iowa City hospital after suffering a heart attack SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US forces have en tered the fighting around Qui Nhon and killed 18 Viet Cong a U S spokesman announced Thursday US paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Brigade combed rice fields just north of the coastal city in central Viet Nam Wednesday and killed 17 guer rillas the spokesman said The US Armys 1st Cavalry Division also was reported in action in the Qui Nhon area killing one Viet Cong and de taining two suspects about 10 miles west of the town It was the first direct entry of JS troops into the continuing lighting between the cse armys 22nd Division and elements of four Communist regiments north of Qui Nhon The Reds there have suffered heavy casualties in several ma jor battles in the last two weeks along Highway No 1 and around the Phu Cu Pass Meanwhile the rest of the US 1st Infantry Division began arriving in Viet Nam to swell the total number of American troops in the embattled country to more than 140000 In Washington the Defense Department disputed Peking claim that a USN Air Force jet SAME Black Traffic hi M vJt Brezhnev may become No 7 Reef AP News Analysis By FRED COLEMAN MOSCOW AP Leonid Brezhnev following a pattern set by Nilcita Khrushchev has taken what could be the first step toward becoming undisput ed No 1 man in the Kremlin At last weeks session of the Supreme Soviet par liament T Brezhnev got a gov ernment post in addition to his dutiesas first secretary of the i Soviet Communist party W Eventually it could help him like Khrushchev to consolidate his power at the top of both party and government Or it could help him shift inlo the largely ceremonial post of Soviet president and turn the party leadership over to a younger man The first hint of which way Brezhnev will turn is likely to come from President Anaslas Mikoyan who will be 70 next month and is rumored about to retire As party first secretary Brezhnev now holds the top job here The party runs the gov ernment and heads the party But Brezhnev still shares his power with the collective lead ership that succeeded Khru shchev most notably with Pre mier Alexci Kosygin who runs the government Both Brezhnev and Kosygin are on the 12man presidium highest organ of the party Until last week Brzhnev had no high government post Now the party chief is a member of the presidium of the parliament The immediate effect is to give Brezhnev a position from which he as well as Kosygin can represent the Soviet govern mentin summit conferences with Western government chiefs This is what Khrushchev did As party chief alone Khru BREZHNEV turn to 2 t as shot down over Communist hina Tuesday The South Vietnamese army claimed its forces killed 13 Viet Cong in one operation in Vinh Binh Province 75 miles south west of Saigon Enemy action during the past 24 hours was reported sparse in comparison with the series of battalionsize attacks in the Mekong Delta and along the central coast earlier in the week The US spokesman said the paratroopers operating north o Qui Nhon Wednesday picked up 54 Viet Cong porters nil of Ihcm over military age and 10 sus peels Oneof the bearers led the Americans to 10 tons of hidden rice The spokesman said Amcri can casualties in the operation were light No casualties were reported by the air cavalry troops west on Qui Nhon The spokesman said US nnc Vietnamese planes flew 198 sor tics against suspected Viet Cong concentrations in South Vic Nam in the past 24 hours More than hnlf were in the 3rd Corps area surrounding Saigon The carrier Oriskany tent Skyraidcr bombers on mission over North Viet Nam during the night The spokesman saic army barracks 65 miles soulh o Hanoi were among the target dcslroyctj Police said Thursday morn ing that they are continuing an investigation into the accident County Atty B Michael Dunn said his office has not yet de cided whether the bus driver Albert Theodore Koerbcr 36 rural Mound Minn will be charged Investigating officers said Radke was walking from east to west across Federal in front of 1623 N Federal when the ac cident occurred Me was thrown about 20 feel when struck by the Jefferson Transportation Co bus Radke was taken to Mercy Hospital by ambulance and pronounced dead on arrival Koerber reported the bus was traveling 25 miles an hour at the time of the accident shortly before pm Damage to the bus which was raveling south indicated that Radke was struck by the right ront section of the vehicle Mr Radkc was born Nov 3 000 at Jlound Lake Minn son if Mr and Mrs Albert Radke Ie had lived in Mason City 20 cars and made his home at 626 N Federal Mr Radkc was formerly em iloyed by the Northwestern Hates Portland Cement Co For he last four years he was a anitor at St Josephs Mercy lospital Surviving are a daughter Vlrs Alfred Betty Mataloni Iowa four grandchil Ircn three sisters Mrs John Clara Block Round Lake Minn Mrs Henry Emma Busch Brewster Minn and Mrs Cccil Lillian Kilbride Pulda Minn and a brother Fred Radkc Round Lake Minn He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers and a sister Funeral arrangements are in complete Visitation at the HoganMcKcc Colonial Chapel will be from G pm Friday until the time of services The last pedestrian death in Mason City was Sept 14 1963 when William Slusarczyk 10 36 Sunny Circle was struck by a car cast of 154 SW Pope cables President WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson about to enter Bcthcsda Naval Hospital for a gall bladder operation said Wednesday night he had re ceived a nice cable from the Pope The President made the com ment at a White House recep tion when a reporter said I know youll be in good shape be cause I know Pope Paul will be praying for you The White House did not re lease contents They strolled down the semi circular drive along Pennsyl vania Avenue for a few yards and turned into West Executive Avenue alongside the White House Johnson took a similar but longer walk Wednesday and there waspublished speculation lhat he was trying to demon strate his vigor and good condi tion aside from the gali bladder problem The water sewage bill was sponsored by a Republican Sen George D Aiken of Vermont LBJ Please turn to Page 2 Surgery set for am WASHINGTON iff Presi dent Johnsons doctor pro nounced him in generally ex cellent condition Thursday for the gall bladder operation to be performed about am Mason City time Friday Or George Hallenbeck the Mayo Clinic expert who will perform the surgery said Johnson might be able to get out of bed Friday afternoon and walk around briefly and certainly should be able to do so by the next day But he said it might be six weeks after the operation be fore the President again as well as he does today THE OKAY SIGNPrcs kicnt Johnson gives t h c okay sign at the While House Thursday the day before he undergoes an opera tion for removal of his gall bladder The President nave sign during a ceremony in which he signed a bill pro viding federal aid for water sewage facilities in rural nd s f ;