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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North to wans neighbors Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER M 1H5 UOc Consist ol Two AnocUUd Tult WiTM 211 Congress in dramatic end Cong suffer losses Hammer special forces camp SAIGON South Viet Nam Ufi In the face of heavy air strikes Viet Cong forces kept hammering at the Plei Me spe cial forces camp Saturday and attacked a large government unit in another area about 20 miles to the northeast US military spokesmen said air observers reported a heavy toll of Viet Cong was taken as the war continued at an in creased tempo f A briefing officer said spora dic fighting was reported late in the day at Plei Me 210 miles northeast of Saigon where the Viet Cong attacked in force four days ago The Viet Cong were reported using mortars recoitless rifles and 50caliber machineguns as thay hammered at the rein forced camp defenders The officer said no US com bat units had been committed although advisers in the camp have suffered what were de scribed as light casualties The spokesman said 117 air strikes had been flown in sup port of the camp in the past 24 hours and about 300 sorties hae been flown since the fighting erupted He said Viet Cong casualties had not been changed officially from the 100 reported killed earlier but that reports from the scene said casualties from air assaults ranged from moder ate to heavy United Fund pledges to 75 of goal The Mason City United Fund giving rose to in pledges Saturday morning for 752 per cent of the quota Fort Dodges United Fund giv ing in the meantime continued to advance at a fast rate as tha city tries to catch up in the two communities giving competi tion Fort Dodgers reached 6 per cent Saturday with 03015 pledged toward a 320 goai Another pacesetter firm has reported in the Mason City drive It is State Brand Cream cries where all 148 employes participated for in pledges a 697 increase in em ploye giving over last year when 134 employes gave With advance gifts of and a firm gift of the company had a total of as com pared with total giving of 005 last year It also was reported Saturday that three more employe have gone over quota They are Newman High School employes Curries Contract Hardware Metal Fabricating Division em ploycs and First National Bank employes The Newman group h a d a quota of and turned in Those in the Curries di vision turnedin and met a quota of The bank em ployes contributed with quota of 100 President Fabulous 89th Congress WASHINGTON AP The fabulous 89th Congress as President Johnson describes it has written an historic record in its first session With topheavy Democratic majorities it rolled out a tide of major legislation that often drew comparisons with the New Deal days of the 1930s It set up a permanent health care program for the elderly made it easier for Negroes in the South to register to vote wiped out taxes on dozens of items bought by nearly all Americans provided more than billion to improve education for disadvantaged children It broke down bars to immi gration set up regional centers to bring to all parts of the coun try the newest techniques for fighting major diseases and pro vided federal grants for writers painters composers and other artists Its biggest claim to fame ap peared to rest on 1 The Social Secu rity bill passed in July that sets up a broad program of healthcare for Americans over 65 It also raised all regular So cial Security benefits 2 The education bill enacted in April containing the broadest aid program for the nations grade and high schools ever to clear Congress Children from poor families are to benefit most 3 The voting rights bill passed in August suspending literacy tests and permitting federal registrars in much of the South Registrars already are at work registering Negroes in 20 Deep South counties Most of the major legislation was passed before Labor Day the target adjournment date set early in the year by Senate and House leaders But the session dragged on for eight weeks beyond that time developing a sense of anticli max and frustrating many members Some of the Presi dents bills had tougher going in the closing weeks as absen teeism increased Leading Republicans includ ing former President Dwight D Eisenhower and former Sen Barry RAriz the 1964 GOP presidential nominee sharply criticized the 80th Con gress They said it hacj passed much unwise legislation bulled through by the Johnson admin istration through sheer political power and without adequate debate Democrats replied that it was the huge majorities they won last year which they attributed in large part to a repudiation of Goldwatcr that enabled them to put through in 1965 many meas ures included in their partys program for years See fading of beat music in Britain LONDON AP Beat music ne of Britains biggest exports n the last five years appears to e fading A company which turned out 20000 plastic Beatles guitars t the height of the beat boom eports a slump in profits a cut its dividend and a reshuffle f its top brass The firm Musical Plastic ndustries Ltd is Britains big est seller of musical instru ments Its shares on the London tock Exchange slumped from he equivalent of 78 cents to 52 ents when it announced profits or the first half of this year were against in he 1964 period The No 1 song in the British it parade for the last five weeks has been a 1930ish ballad ailed Tears sung by comedi in Ken Dodd He will appear at tiis years royal command vari ty show before Queen Eliza eth II Nov 8 The Beatles appeared in the oyal command show last year nd the year before This year hey have been dropped The one concession to the beat cene in the royal show appears o be the inclusion of the Dave Iark Five which is not the most beat of the beat groups heir hair is shorter for one hing Even the beat music shows on Jritish television are going in or more balladtype music and more staging of dance routines nstead of a steady stream of onghaired guitar players A number of the beat group managements who have made heir fortunes during the boom re forming new grovips and grooming them for possible sue ess in other musical fields heyre not sure what the next xp music trend will be but they vant to be on it when it starts One manager has even ormed a Hawaiian group with a girl dancer in a grass skirt ust in case Fear Viet gifts might be rigged COLUMBUS Ga AP Army demolition experts con inued a roundup of handmade Vietnamese dolls Saturday after reports the beautiful attirec gifts from overseas might be rigged with explosives The dolls mailed to fami lies and relatives of American servicemen in Viet to pour into Ft Benning Friday after reports that some of the 15inch gifts might conceal ex plosives planted by the Vie 2ong to injure US soldiers Lt W M Grimm command ing officer of the 89th Detachment said his men col lected more than 50 dolls Friday and have a backlog of about 75 calls to pick up others So far they have foundno explosives Reports of dolls exploding anc injuring servicemen reachei Army wives with husbands in the 1st Cavalry Division here However Third Army head quarters at Ft McPherson in Atlanta said in a stalemcn there have been no reports o injuries from exploding dolls t American soldiers in Viet Nam The statement said though that any persons who had re eeived Vietnamese dolls shoul contact the provost marshal a the nearest military installation NOTIFY PRESIDENTVSenate Minority Leader Everett M Dirksen RI11 left and Majority Leader Mike Mansfield DMont telephone from the Capitol to President Johnson in the White House that Congress has finished its 1965 business and is Photofax ready to adjourn early this morning The President sent his thanks to all members of the Congress and said their accomplishments this year will find a shining residence in the his tory books By JOHN BARBOUR AP Science Writer CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP Passing every test with case he Gemini 6 pilots racked up till more flight rehearsals Sat rday for Mondays date with arget in space Only the weath r posed a question mark Weathermen now say they I 14B stays Morrissey out Oliver S Carlson chairman of Kossuth County Re aublican Central Committee his week sent telegrams to cns Miller and Hickenlooper o owa The telegrams read Roses are red violets Two others to go on trial despite Wilkins acquittal HAYNEVILLE Ala AP labamas Atty Gen Richmond lowers says two other Ku Klux Clansmen will be tried on mur er charges despite the acquit al of a third in the civil rights dlling of a white Detroit house vife Flowers the states chief le gal officer commented after Collie Leroy Wilkins Jr 21 was freed by a Circuit Court jury late Friday The fiveday trial was Wilkins second for the murder of Viola Gregg Liuzzo 39 The first ended in a mistrial with a deadlocked jury A jury of 12 white men which included four men challenged by Flowers for prejudice re ported the acquittal verdict aft er deliberating about an hour and 45 minutes The defendant Warm home to replace hard life SANTA ANA Calif cold hard bed on ths ground las been replaced in the life of inda Lee Ridings 6 by a mat tress in a warm home Linda the blonde blueeyed ittle girl who disappeared four years ago with her Indian baby sitter was reunited Friday with icr mother Mrs Barbara Rid ngs 23 Linda was found living with Miss Dougherty had slept on the former babysitter Miss Dough erty was booked on suspicion of kidnaping Linda told officers she and Miss Daugherty had slept on he ground and in tents at migra tory farm camps in the Midwcsl during the past four years Shortly before the girls reun ion with her mother Friday al juvenile hall Mrs Ridings and fier mother Mrs Barbara Pa pas 50 broke into tears as cus tody of Linda was temporarily awarded to the mother Superior Court Judge Rober Gardiner directed Mrs Riding and her estranged husband IIu bert 31 to appear in court Nov 12 for a custody hearing PLAN LABORATORY NEW HAVEN Conn AP Yale University has announcet plans for a sixstory engineering and applied science laboratory a crewcut field Ala babyfaced Fair mechanic smilec broadly The verdict was greeted with applause by a crowded court room in the Inside The Globe Clear Lake news 3 Editorials 4 Church news 67 Society news 8 Sports news a10 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 Business news 15 North Iowa news 18 i Crash fatal to two at Keokuk KEOKUK AP Two men1 vcre killed and two women se riously injured early Saturday when a car went out of control and plunged 175 feet down a steep bluff in Keokuk Dead were Tlollie Dinwiddic 50 of Montrose and Bill Neal 65 of Fort Madison Taken to St Josephs Hospital were Mrs June Dinwiddie 39 and Eunice Berger 51 both of Montrose Authorities said they have not been able to determine who was driving the car North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and Saturday with frost warnings Saturday night 55 U Saturday Weather dctalli an page 1 centuryole Lowndes County courthouse built with slave labor The spectators included Hi other two Klansmen who Flow crs said will be tried Eugen Thomas 42 and William Orvillt Eaton 41 both of Bessemer and Wilkins middleaged par ents Wilkins Thomas and Ea ton were indicted for murder i the shooting of Mrs Liuzzo wh was shuttling civil right marchers back to Selma th night of March 25 following th march on Montgomery Last May jurymen in the firs trial said they were split 102 fo conviction on a manslaughte charge Arthur J Hanes a forme Birmingham mayor who de ended Wilkins commented aft er the verdict Gentlemen weve had a very fair judge am weve had a good jury The ev dence demanded this verdict Hanes said he thought the same verdict would have bee rendered in New York Califor nia or Kansas City The Wilkins trial jurors lef the courthouse almost immed ately after the verdict under th guard of state troopers The stocky Wilkins wa hustled through waiting news men outside the white twostorj courthouse minutes after th jurys decisions was announced In Detroit Anthony Liuzzo Mrs Liuzzos husband ex pressed resentment at the ve diet That state of Alabama0 well Theyre just a little stat all to themselves he said dont think they should be pa of the United States Weather only flight problem Adjourn session just before 1 am WASHINGTON m Congress adjourned for the year Saturday w i t h a landmark record of civil rights education health care and other Great So ciety legislation The session came to a dramatic end shortly before 1 am when the Senate its ranks thinned car sluggish cloud forma ons over Ihe launch area donday but so tar they are not xpccted to be serious enough to iar the launchings of the Gemi ni 6 and the target Agena Command pilot Walter M chirra Jr and pilot Thomas P Stafford squeezed in a little gym are lue Stop repeal of 14B and lorrisscy too Saturday Carlson received a eply from Sen Miller Violets re wilted roses have bloomed 4B stays Morrissey looks oomed SAME Blick KUi Means Trirrio Death In M Sukarno in angry warning SINGAPORE CAP Indone sias President Sukarno gave an angry warning to his people Sat urday to halt antiCommunist and antiChinese demonstrations or run the risk of being shot His statement carried by Ra io Jakarta and monitored here ppcarecl to bring him nearer to showdown with the army hich is in effective control of ic country The army is con victing a nationwide campaign gainst Indonesias Chineseori nlcd Communist party PKI The 64 year old president peaking at a meeting he held by early departures man aged a quorum and passed the sugar quota bill This last obstacle to adjourn ment was approved 41 to 10 aft er anxious leaders managed to round up 51 senators a bare majority A halfhour earlierthe Senate was two members short of a quorum when the sugar bill was first put to a vote The House had passed the bill 174 to 88 and was waiting on Senate The two branches sine die within one adjourned minute of ime Saturday in a schedule devoted mostly to more Simula ed flights rehearsing the ren dezvous and docking with thei space target They have already loggec more than 125 hours in the var simulators inthe last si months well over the 100 practice flight mo crews have taken in hours of Gemini space But in their brief oneor two day flight Schirra and Stafford lave by far the most difficul flying job to date They will hunt down tar et Agena rocket match its or bit and dock with it the first ime this has been done It is a precise and taxing chore Space agency spokesmen said he crew already has made more than 50 rendezvous runs in he Gemini simulator including some in which they pretend they lad lost some of their flight capability Already 10000 men 18 ships and 40 aircraft are deployed to support the launch operation on Monday Fuel was loaded Friday into he Atlas rocket that will launch he Agena target rocket into space at 10 am EST Monday The Gemini 6 will follow into space aboard a Titan 2 rocket at am tike Mansfield 9G5 session as with his top provincial official and military commanders at hi Jakarta palace structions he had o the people to call off what h described as racialism slande and vengeance This was an obvious rcfercnc opt only slhe antvcommunis campaign butlo rriob activiti against Chinese sparked I army charges that Communi China had backed local Comm nists involved in the abortiv each other the Senate at am and the House at m Congress returns Jan 10 President Johnson in a letter o Senate Democratic Leader acclaimed tha the greatest ession of Congress in the histo y of our nation Mansfield aid that 85 per cent of romises in last years Demo ratic platform had been enact ed into law repeated in Driving toward adjournment given earlie Friday both houses agreed to a 36 per cent pay increase for lS Sept 30 coup which has pliingec Indonesia into its present crisis In an angry voice Sukarno lamed Jakarta newspapers fo not giving his instructions suffi cient play The papers are all nonCommunist and can operate only with the permission of the army Sukarno warned that once his directive against demonstra tions had been carried fully by the papers he would order the army to shoot and kill any vi olators REQUIRE LICENSES BLOOMFIELD NJ AP Town Clerk H Joseph North says all Christmas tree vendors including charitable organiza tions will be required to buy transient merchant licenses costing this holiday season In the past the licensing fee has been waived million federal employes The sugar bill a worked outbya SenateHouse conference committee general ly split differences between the two brancheson allotments to foreign countries It also adds 580000 tons to the marketing quota of domestic sugar produc ers effective this year to permit hem to dispose of huge sur pluses Earlier in the House several Republicans and Democrats complained about the lion federal pay bill scaled down from the Housepassed 4 per cent increase in order to avert a presidential veto But the measure waspassed by voice vote and sent on to Johnson to sign into law It is retroactive to Oct 1 The bill was approved ia midafternoon by the Senate aft er only 45 minutes of debate The vote was 67 to 0 CHANGE NAME OAK RIDGE Tenn AP The Oak Ridge Institute of Nu clear Studies will officially be come Oak Ridge Associated Universities on Jan 1 01 MASCOT Although not big enough to fill a machine gun ammunition cage this tiny pup lets out a warning bark aa if to protect his owner AP Sgt William Spring of Philadelphia The sergeant ia stationed with the 82nd Airborne Division in Santo r ;