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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 12, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Ventura man dies in crash Glenn Lee is victim CLEAR LAKE A retired Ventura mail carrier Glenn Lee 69 was killed Monday eve ning when his automobile was struck broadside by a fully loaded 36Vton gasoline trans port truck The accident occurred about 7 pm on Highway 18 at the in tersection of County A road Lee was traveling north cross ing the highway The tanker driven by Ellsworth Allen Oeh lert 62 Clear Lake was going west It is owned by Ruan Transport Co Clear Lake Oehlert escaped with cuts on both hands as t h e transport flipped over and nosed into the ditch on the northwest corner of the intersection Highway pa trolman DeWayne Frampton investigating the accident said it was miraculous that Oehlert escaped death Oehlert was pinned in the cab for a short time but freed him self leaving one boot in the cab as he slipped his foot out He was taken to a physicians of fice for stitches Lees 1964 Pontiac was spun around and stopped headed southwest in the south ditch See accident pictures Page 2 Acting county medical examiner Dr John MacGregor Mason City said Lee died of a crushed chest and head injuries More than 10000 gallons of gasoline flooded the scene Oeh lerts tanker carried 8200 Im mediately after the impact it was struck by another fully loaded transport owned by W and N Cooperative Badger westbound and driven by Leo Fevold 46 Goldfield Fevold lost about threefourths of his 3500gallon load from a hole punctured in the tank where it ACCIDENT Please turn to 2 United Fund hits 584 of its goal The Mason City United Fund has reached 584 per cent of its goal it was an nounced Tuesday with in gifts or pledges received Of the total has come from the advance division in the nationa firms section in the professional advance section anc in general advance In the general drive launchec last week the amounts reportec were for special gifts and pro motion clubs and or ganizations school divi sion large firms divi sion small firms and professional division em ployees Another group of employes in the large firm division has gone over quota The 13 US Interna Revenue employes here re ported 100 per cent participa tion a 59 per cent giving in crease over last year and 267 per cent over quota General advance teams now over quota are those headed bj George E Mention Ed Boender Bob Schukei Ray Rorick an Ralph Davenport The Rev Lavern Hanson and R o b e r Jones head professional advanc teams over the top 100 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 12 WS 10c Consists o Two One Aiioclated Press Full No 201 Warn Rhodesia whites ALL ABOARD FOR ACTION Paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade move towards their helicopters as they prepare for search and destroy operation They were lifted from the Bien Hoa airbase South Viet Nam into the Pholofax Iron Triangle area some 200 miles to the northwest Inside The Globe Clear Lake news 8 Farm news 9 Society news 1011 Sports 1314 Comics 15 Editorials 16 Latest markets 18 Mason City news 1819 Classified pages 2627 North Iowa news 28 UN budget proposal at UNITED NATIONS NY AP SecretaryGeneral U Thant Tuesday proposed a rec ord budget for UN operations in 1966 He appealed also for voluntary contributions to meet a current deficit of million In presenting his budget csti mates to the UN Administra tive andBudgetary Committee Thant said I have not at any time concealed my concern over the present financial situation of the organization He said the financial crisis over peacekeeping operations has by no means been dis pelled and that only about one half of the organizations esti mated 1965 expenses have been covered during the first nine months of this year Thant said 15 nations have pledged or contributed mil lion in voluntary contributions towards the 100 million es timated needed to liquidate the obligations currently outstand ing against the organization I have made and I make again an urgent appeal to all who have not yet done so to come forward with similar con tributions he said Committee acts PI an area college By DAVE McMILLEN Planning for an area commu nity college to include vocation al and technical training was approved Monday evening by a WAD area steering committee Previous discussion had includ ed the alternate possibility of a school offering only vocational echnical courses of the steering com mittee implied that the prpsent Mason City Junior College fa cilities would be used as a base or the proposed area commu nity college The junior college could be a central location for the main curriculum with satellite fa cilities in other communities for some vocational and technica training and adult education courses With representatives from eight of the nine counties in the NIAD area present the commu nity college plan met with unanimous approval Only Wright County did not have a representative at the meeting in the Cerro Gordo County court house M C Martin chairman o the steering committee saic that Wright County school offi cials had voiced strong supper for the community college plan All nine counties in the NIAD area were included in the pro posed community college The counties in the NIAD group arc Butler Cerro Gordo Hancock Floyd Franklin Mitchell Win nebago Worth and Wright The meeting was attended by one county board member anc he county superintendent from he eight counties All issues vere voted on by a roll call of he county board members The board members voted to lollow up Monday nights action y submitting a letter of intent o Paul Johnston state super ntendent of public instruction The letter will outline the steps taken thus far by the committee and inform the State Board of Public Instruction that a plan will be submitted as soon as possible Martin said that the plan is nearing the final stages now and that a letter would be sent to the state board immediately The steering committee unan imously selected Mason City as the site of administrative of fices for the proposed area community college Mason Citys central location and the available facilities were cited in the recommendation A meeting was scheduled for next Monday at 8 pm for members of the steering com mittee school More charges to face Amish group and the board to Mason City discuss the OELWEIN Arthur Sensor of the Oelwcin Commu nity School District was expect ed to resume filing charges Tuesday that some Amish are violating Iowa school laws The District School Board unanimously agreed Monday night to resume prosecution of parents who do not send their children to schools where teach ers hold state certificates Board President N J Kjar said spokesmen for the Amish rejected the boards offer to transport Amish children to any school in the district and pro vide them with separate facili ties and a statecertified teach er The offer was made during a meeting at an Amish home last week Kjar said two Amish men came to his home Saturday and told him they could not accept because they could not accept certified teachers The Amish maintain two schools near Hazleton atlended by 53 children but the two teachers do not have state cer tificates Iowa law requires parents to send their children to schools where teachers hold state cer tificates However officials said only 39 of the children in the Amish schools are within the attend ance law age limits They said 15 fathers are involved Cuban exodus gains momentum KEY WEST more refugeeladen boats wal lowed from Cuba toward Key West Tuesday as US officials awaited word from Fidel Castro on suggestions for an orderly migration The Coast Guard said all three boats were intercepted byits cutters Darby and Diligence near Cay Sal a small island some 40 miles north of Cuba The Coast Guard cutters ren dezvoucd in the Florida rStraits and the Darby proceeded to es cort the smaller boats through the choppy showerswept straits while the Diligence resumed pa trol The Coast Guard said there were 47 persons aboard the boats 20 women 25 men and 2 children It was not known how many were refugees or if the boats were piloted by exiles from Florida The Communist party news paper Gramma reported in Ha vana that two of the boats the Shark and F5846 left the fish ing port of Camarioca late Mon day night It was not know when the third a 20foot inboardout board departed The newspaper said four more boats arrived in Cuba from Flo rida Monday bringing to six the number of vessels waiting to take refugees to the United States Earlier Havana radio moni 1 tored in Miami reported six boats piloted byCuban exiles in Florida arrived at Camarioca Sunday to bring out relatives Ike Florcs Associated Press writer in Cuba reported four boats from Florida were at Ca marioca that day including the MMM which departed at noon and arrived here Monday One US official said there may be as many as five or six boats now in Cuba method of transition of present facilities from the Mason City board to an area board of di rectors The meeting will he held at the Mason City School Adminis tration building 320 E Stale Martin urged each county to have one board member at the meeting The method of establishing director districts for the pur pose of electing directors to an area community college board received considerable discus sion The group decided that it would be necessary to elect nine directors Two plans for Ihe establish ment of director districts were roposed but the board mem ers voted to leave this deci sion up to the superintendents of the nine counties Martin said hey would attempt to arrive at a decision before next Mondays meeting A plan for the establishment of director districts based on county school systems was pro osed by Martin and Charles S Whitney superint e n d e n t of schools in Hancock County Their proposal called for one director from the Winnebago lounty school district one from Worth and Mitchell two from Floyd and Butler one from franklin and Wright three from Jerro Gordo and one from Flancock In those districts such as erro Gordo County where there mightbe more than one director the district would be subdivided The directors would be selected by a special elec tion in each district The second plan proposed by K R Rowley superintendent of schools for Butler and Frank lin counties is based on com binations of high school dis tricts One director would be elected for approximately each 15000 population under both plans Both plans were drawn up from 196263 population figures com piled by the Slate Dcpartmenl of Public Education The group gave approval also for NIAD personnel to solicit COLLEGE Please turn to Page 2 1 OFF TO BATTLE 173rd Airborne Brigade fly into battle in the Iron Triangle a dense jungle and forest area about 200 miles northwest of Bien Hoa South Viet Nam Few results in Commie hunt SAIGON South Viet Nam Thousands of US combat troops pressed their hunt for the Viet ong in South Viet Nams central highlands and the ommunists Zone D but results Tuesday were meager Communist gunners shot down one U S jet bomber over North Viet Nam and another in South Favorable hog prices to continue WASHINGTON AP The Agriculture Department pre dicted Tuesday that hog prices will continue to be favorable for producers at least through the first half of 1966 The department said hog prices during the second half of 1966 will depend largely on how quickly the current expansion in hog production progresses and how big it is A modest increase the more likely prospect for next year likely would bring only a slight decline in prices late next year the report said If pro ducers increase the size of their breeding herds by 10 per cent or more hog prices likely will be down sharply by late 1966 and 1967 un Viet Nam The pilots eject ed and were rescued hurt spokesmen said At least 97 guerrillas were reported killed in the two big ground operations but there was little or no contact Tuesday spokesmen said Call for force if needed United Nations resolution UNITED NATIONS NY AP In an atmosphere of urgency the UN General As sembly Tuesday called on Bri tain to use force if necessary against Rhodesia in the event its white minority government is sues a declaration of indepen dence By a vole of 107 to 2 with one abstention the assembly adopt ed a resolution asking Britain to take all steps necessary to end what it said would be re garded as an act of rebellion by the central African colony against British rule France abstained Portugal and South Africa voted no Brit ain did not participate The assembly suspended its policy debate to consider the esolulion cosponsored by 40 AsianAfrican members and upported firmly by the Uniled States Before the vote US Ambas ador Arthur J Goldberg varned that a unilateral decla ration of independence would put Rhodesia on a catastrophic course He declared the United States would not recognize any regime that would emerge after such a declaration He said the United States sup ported the resolution in the hope that its approval would per suade the white minority gov ernment in Rhodesia to draw back before it is too late The resolution was approved both in the asseriibly and ils trusteeship committee by an overwhelming majority The committees 952 vote fol lowed the collapse of talks in London between Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith and British Prime Minister Harold Wilson on the future of the col ony Smith headed home still de manding independence on his terms of whiteminority rule The trusteeship committees resolution was supported by the United States the Soviet Union and the AsianAfrican group Rhodesian forecasts independence SALISBURY Rhodesia AP Prime Minister Ian Smith re turned home to an enthusiastic welcome Tuesday and declared it is an even bet Rhodesia will be independent by Christmas Hundreds of wildly cheering men women and children most all whites stood in drenching rain as Smith emerged from his airliner Smith told a news conference he wanted a few days to collect his thoughts and this was con sidered a strong indication there will be no immediate move to ward a unilateral declaration of independence When asked if he felt impelled to make a decision on inde pendence soon Smith said I feel in the interests of Rhodesia the sooner a decision is made the belter In the central highlands troops of the US 1st Cavalry Airmobile Division killed 16 Viet Cong and captured 56 in the Soui La Tinh Valley 280 miles north of Saigon US troops drew only sporad ic sniper fire today after an ex change of small arms fire with Lhe guerrillas Monday night a US military spokesman said There was no report on US casualties The big US Vietnamese pinccr movement in the valley has not made contact with the North Vietnamese 325th Divi sion reported last week to be in the area In the thick jungles of Zone D about 30 miles northeast of Sai gon the US 173rd Airborne VIETNAM Please Turn to Page 2 A North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and cool Tuesday nightO with scattered light frost ex treme east lows in mid 30s Fair and warmer with In creasing southerly winds Wednesday highs in upper Ms Weather details on page 2 SAME I ;