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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 4, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Road killed Run down by auto FOREST CITY Three mem bers of a highway crew were injured one fatally when a car hit the pavement saw they were operating Saturday on a county road seven miles north castof Thompson Perry Theodore Hartwig 59 Ossian was killed on the spot Lindsay E Walls 29 and Grady R Walls 27 both of Lake Mills were taken to the Buffalo Cen ter hospital with fractured arms and legs They were reported in good condition The accident happened at am Saturday Clarence T Ol son 60 Buffalo Center was the driver of the car He told Win ncbago County Sheriff Maurice Monson he was blinded by the lights of a pickup truck parked in the other traffic lane and did not see the three men until he was almost upon them The impact threw the pave ment saw with its gasoline en gine 105 feet down the road the sheriff said No charges have been iiled All three men were em ployed by Highway Surfacers Inc which has the contract to blacktop the county farmto market road from Vinje to Rake Dr C H Potter county medi cal examiner also investigated Holiday road toll rising By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The count of traffic deaths on the nations streets and high ways picked up speed Saturday A spurt sent the total up4o 66 Rain in parts of the Midwest and South gave a slowdown sig nal to thousands of Americans on Labor Day weekend trips The National Safety Councl estimated that between 500 anc GOO persons may be killed in motor vehicle accidents in the period that began at 6 pm Fri day and will end at midnigh Monday The council also figures tha most of the 87 million vehicles in the nation will be rolling a one time or another and wit run up a total of 89 billion miles of motoring a record for a Labor Day weekend Last years Labor Day week end cost 531 highway deaths In addition there were 18 deaths in boating accidents and 59drown ings unrelated to boating 60i accident deaths peculiar to holi day activity The 1963 holiday brought a record traffic toll to 557 for a Labor Day period This con trasted with low mark of 246 fo a post World War II Labor Day in 1946 Ankeny girl dies in crash nearXlarion CLARION AP Patrici Louise Coy 22 of Ankeny be came Iowas first traffic fatalit of the long Labor Day holida period Friday night She was killed in a twoca collision on Highway 3 nea here Authorities said Miss Coy westbound car went off th pavement and veered into th path of one driven by Ann Marie Funk 22 of Cedar Falls The Funk girl suffered facia cuts EXECUTIVE DIES LA JOLLA Calif AP Louis B Pate 69 a shippin executive died Thursday in h home after a long illness The newspoper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 4 WS UDc Paper ConiltU ol Two Associated Presi Full Least Wires No India continues attack Johnson scores with double power WASHINGTON AP Armed with statistics sand wiches a telephone and an ar ray of lobbying allies President Johnson has triumphed in both ends of a double power play Johnson won his twin victories Friday on Capitol Hill and in a guarded conference room near the White House where negotia tors reached what he termed essential agreement on terms of a new steel contract For both battles the Presi dent summoned the persuasive powers of his personality and his office Before nightfall he faced tele vision cameras and radio mi crophones to declare in triumph that the grim threat of a steel walkout has been met headon and has been overcome Johnson already had pro claimed that with action in the House forcing a late September vote on home rule for Washing ton we near victory in the final battle of the American Revolu tion His two battles won Johnson was home in Texas Saturday for a Labor Day weekend on the LBJ Ranch He headed south about an hour after he an nounced the sleelmen had come to terms In his drive for a steel settle ment Johnson used statistics to put before negotiators his first concrete settlement recom mendations He did not say if they became part of the agree ment He sent the sandwiches and some fish soup to keep the dozen negotiators at their bar gaining table without a break for meals While the President climaxed his steel settlement bid con gressmen marveled or mut tered abdul the highpowered lobbying drive Johnson turned on to win majority backing for a petition that will force a House vote Sept 27 on selfgovernment in the District of Columbia The capital now is governed byCon gress and presidential appoin tees The petition went over the majority mark and guaranteed Sept 27 House action when Rep George E Shipley D11L signed his name Friday Shipley after a day of tele phone calls at his Olney 111 home flew to Washington and signed up moments after the House went into session Shipley said he got a call from the White House but not from Johnson himself Some other wavering House members heard from the President directly A sixman team from the White House and Democratic headquarters set up shop Thurs day in the office of Speaker John McCormack DMass to talk unsigned congressmen into putting their names on the petition All week the White House had said Johnson was making no government proposals for a con tract settlement Johnson sent his first recommendations a few hours before he revealed the settlement It was based on an analysis of union and manage ment contract offers by his Council of Economic Advisers In the Capitol Hill campaign while his aides did the faceto face work off the House floor Johnson telephoned wavering congressmen The Presidentasked me if I would sign it said Rep Rich ard C White DTex 1 did it because the President had a problem I did it to help him A Johnson call also won the signature of Rep Charles L Wellner DGa Other congressmen heard from Democratic party leaders in Washington and in their home districts One late signer reported tele phone calls from men who lobby for the departments of the Inte rior Labor and Agriculture They said the White House wasj really pushing this thing a congressional aide said They seemed a little embar rassed Theyre used to the soft sell approach for their own projects Betsy aims at Carolinas MIAMI Fla AP Hurri ane Betsy raged on toward the coasts of the Carolinas Saturday n d chased small craft into port over a 500mile eastern eaboard stretch from Cape Kennedy to Cape Hatteras The Miami Weather Bureau aid it was preparing to post a uirri C ane JHvatch g of the North andSouth Carolina coasts A is an alert preliminary to actual hurricane warnings1 A hurricane hunter pilot who rode a bucking plane through he storm most of the night re ported that Betsys highest Tornado damages Wichita WICHITA Kan tor nado struck during a heavy rainstorm Friday night heavily damaging a northeast Wichita shopping center and a number of exclusive homes At least 18 aersons were hospitalized none relieved in serious condition Hardest hit was the Prairie Village Shopping Center in a neighborhood of homes priced upward of Display win dows were shattered and mer chandise was scattered Only four of the 20 shops wereopen at the time the twister struck 9 pm The funnel formed and hit so quickly it escaped detection on the Weather Bureau radar screen forecasters said Thunderstorms and showers were widespread throughou Kansas southeast Nebraska and westcentral Missouri dur ing the night A girl was swept away in a swollen suburban Kansas City creek after a car in which she was riding was washed off a lowwater bridge Two youths and another girl in the car with her swam to safety vinds of 125 miles an hour were vhipping around a welldefined eye 35 miles in diameter The Bahamas Islands escapee lamage as the hurricane whirlec up the Atlantic Ocean east o he chain Winds peaked at 3 miles an hour on Abaco one o the larger islands t V The stbrirrchurned up 12000 square miles of the Atlantic Tides were expected to ris during the day from Cape Ken nedy northward as Betsy movec oward the northwest at eigh miles an hour Forecasters warned that the ightly organized storm with peak winds of 125 miles an hour a threat to the coastline south of Cape Hatteras NC Its going to get rough up here over the weekend said brecaster Raymond Kraft We still wont know till Sun day whether it will go ashore ic said but we dont want a otof people out in small boats or swimming around in the ocean even if it doesnt Heavy seas pushed by Bet sys 400milewide sweep of alesare running 6 feet or bet er 75 miles off the Georgia coast Kraft said Pounding surf will begin bat ering beaches Sunday he said and will get rougher as Betsy approaches Late Friday night Betsy was 500 miles south of Charleston SC and heading toward it at 12 mph Two weather conditions were battling to see which would steer Betsy Kraft said One was the lowerlevel westerly winds that tend to push her toward the open Atlantic The other was a highlevel air trough sucking her toward the coast There was no way of forecast ing two days in advance which would win he said The threat to Florida was al most nonexistent he said Betsy was expected to spin past the Florida coast 250 to 300 miles east of Jacksonville during the day Steel pact Expect rejection of UN appeal My CONRAD FINK NEW DELHI India Indian planes attacked Pakistani tanks in southwest Kashmir Saturday as it appeared certain India would reject a ceasefire appeal from UN Secretary General U Thant The Indian air force hit Pakistans USmade tanks in early morning strikes a highly informed source said I Results of the fighting were not reported and there was no word on whether Pakistan planes tangled with the Indian jets The attack on the tanks oc curred in the same area where India reported Friday it had shot down two USbuilt jets of the Pakistani air force New Delhi promptly protested to Washington against Pakistans use of the weapons sent to Pak istan under a US military aid program Prime Minister La Bahadur Shastri was reported Saturday to have found Thants tire appeal unacceptable Security Council may meet Members asked to stand by By WILLIAM N OATIS IS Wally a wallaroo loses upper plate to dentists SIOUX CITY the wallaroo is gumming his food these days because a couple of veterinarians here practiced dentistry on him Wally no doubt is feeling that it shouldnt happen to a dog let alone a 2Aycarold 35pound SAME DATE1H4S24 visitor from Australia such as limself In a way Wally started his trouble himself by playfully nip ping a visitor to Jetts Petting Zoo on exhibit here this week Mrs Alma Jett decided that Wallys uppers had to go She called Drs E G Cole and D W Sioux City veterinarians and asked them to do a little kangaroo dentistry Mrs Jett explains that Wally really isnt a kangaroo though most Americans wouldnt know the difference Hes actually a wallaroo a cross between kangaroo and a wallaby Dr Cole extracted Wallys teeth while Dr Rubei and two other men held the doped walla roo Mrs Jett said theres no dan jcr of any dire consequence rom Wallys bite because al my animals are tame clean anc healthy If it were otherwise localvet erinarians might be called upon to treat an elephant tapir ant eater king vulture African hornbill llama macaw or mon key all among the 60 odd ani mals and birds in Mrs Jett zoo Dr Cole however takes thi treatment of such exotic beast in stride Even pulling a kangaroo teeth is mild to a man who hac to perform a caesarian sectio on a lion as Dr Cole did som years ago Photofax GRAVELY ILL Dr Albert Schweitzer 90 worldfamed missionary doctor is gravely ill in his jungle hospital at Lambarene Gabon He was stricken by fatigue Sunday and has not left his bed since A member of his staff said He is ill very ill We are all praying Portrait is by AP Staff Artist Peter Linnartz In coma Schweitzer fading fast LAMBARENE Gabon AP Albert Schweitzer lapsed nto a coma at his jungle hospi al Saturday and his daughter said there was no hope of saving lim There is no more hope of hu man effort that can save him said his daughter Mrs Rhena Schweitzer Eckert A telegram sent by the hos ital to members of the family and close friends of the 90year old jungle physician said terse y He is dying stop inevitably and soon stop everything that can be done has been done stop ie goes quietly and in peace and dignity Mrs Eckert her face show ing signs of fatigue and sleep less nights said Another man Charles City grant approved WASHINGTON D C in A grant to the Iowa De velopment Commission was an nounced Friday by the Urban Renewal Administration The money plus in local con Lributions will finance prepara tions of plans for the growth of Charles City and for County I F loyd vould have given up long ago 3ut my father was stronger ban most men Dr Walter Muns medical di rector of the hospital saic Schweitzer was resting peace ully He is not suffering Dr Richard Friedmann i longtime associate of Schweit er said the old doctors kidney action had stopped functioning Schweitzer rallied briefly Fri day afternoon then lapsed into a coma Late Friday night we that all was lost said Fried mann Dr David Milleran Ameri can heart specialist summonec to Schweitzers bedside said h was planning to fly back to the United Stales next Tuesda barring a miracle Work went on at usual in the world famous jungle hospital se in a clearing on the banks of th muddy Ogoove River We dont want to sprcac alarm among the Africans one hospital staff member said Outside Schweitzers wooden hut a group of tearful whiteclad women assistants stood in tense knot Occasionally the door o Schweitzers sick room wouli open and a man or woman i tears would emerge By NEIL GILBRIDE PITTSBURGH CAP Steel industry negotiators return from Washington Saturday a new contractready for ratifica and the threat of an in dustry shutdown apparentlj ended President Johnson announccc heir agreement at the White House Friday night saying The settlement is a fair one It s designed to prevent the ion which would damage our rosperity Officials didnt reveal the errns pending ratification but ourccs said the wagebenefit iackage was between 46 cents nd 48 cents an hour over three ears depending on whether nion or management figures rcrc used The 450000member United teelworkers of America AFL 3IO had sought a package it stimated at 489 cents The 10 ompany management team egged the package at 55 cents Sources said the settlement vould increase pensions about 5 a month per year of service 50cent increase over the com anys offer of Under the Id contract the maximum pen ion was about a month er year of service It couldnt be learned how nuch of increase in hourly vages the Steelworkers would eceive The average wage now s pegged at an hour Government sources would ay only that the agreement is within the White House guide ines of a 32 per cent annual ncrease Johnson said the negotiators n reaching agreement put the national interest including the Viet Nam war above their own nterests The unions 170man wage policy committee meets in ittsburgh at 9 am Sunday to consider the White House spurred agreement A union source said no diffi culty was expected Ratification y the 10 major steel firms which produce 80 per cent of the nations steel was expected to be routine to the White House sending them lunch and dinner and In th again Pakistani capital urday of a recent confidential ofjreporl by Australian Lt Gen prodding them at strategic the Kashmir revoRobert II Nimmo chief of the lutionary Council appealed loluN mjlitary observer group in Thant to help withdraw foreign India and Johnson took a prolongedjforces from Kashmir so that stroll around the White House peace is restored Fridaylingering for about half The 18yearold dispute over Inside 4 The Globe Editorials Comics 5 Mason City news 7 Latest markets 7 Society Business news 11 Sports news Tl12 Church news 1415 Clear Lake news Classified pages 141 i North Iowa news U NEW SCHOOLS NEW YORK Ifl Mayor Rob ert F Wagner in the last month has approved final plans for nine new schools and prelim inary plans for four others UNITED NATIONS NY US Ambassador Ar Widcly circulated reports in thur J Goldberg asked dele New Delhi said the Indian govgates lo lhc UN Security ernment was insisting that any council to stand by for a possi ceasefire would have to label ble meeting Saturday to ask Pakistan an aggressor and and Pakistan for a cease vide for Pakistani withdrawal of frc jn Kashmir guerrillas from the Indianheld Goldberg the council presi scclion of Kashmir conditions dent for September could not almost certain to be rejected by reacn all of its u members Fri The President called the steelPakistan day but the majority indicated men from Pittsburgh lo Wash President Ayub Khan oC Pakthey favor a meeting Saturday mgton on Monday talked to istan says India is the aggressor a spokesman said settled them and that evening anand disavows any control nounced they had extended theUhe guerrillas Informants said UN Secre shutdown deadline eight days Shastri in a nationwide taryGeneral U Thant wanted a from the original Tuesday Friday night night deadline to strengthen the A ceasefire is not peace appeal he sent The P r c s i d e n kept smPlv So from one Wednesday to India and Pakis negotiators isolated in the utive Office Building next door untl1 Paklstan choosesto start Thant ordered publication Sat in hour where the negotiators could see him from their negoti ating rooms and remember that ic was champing at the bit to o to his Texas ranch as soon as hey reached agreement He made it clear lie wouldnt cave without it The settlement came vithin two hours after Johnson nslructed Secretary of Labor Willard Wirtz and Secretary if Commerce John T Connor to ay the administrations com promise suggestions on the bar aining table at pm The two sides were reported t a stalemate with four cents eparating their positions when ohnson moved for the first ime with specific suggestions or an agreement Johnsons suggestions said he sources acted as a key to a locked room North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Sat urday night with good chance of occasional showers or thun derstorms Variable cloudi ness Sunday Cooler Saturday night and Sunday Kashmir erupted anew in Aug 5 with fighting on both sides of the UNestablished ceasefire line According to India Pakistani elements are about six miles into Indian Kashmir and Indian forces are in Pakistani Kashmir at three points Plan study of programs in Viet Nam WASHINGTON AP Three prominent news executives leave Saturday for Saigon to study the US Information Agencys information and cul tural programs in Viet Nam The executives named Friday by the agency are Dr Frank Stanton CBS president Palmer Hoyt Denver Post publisher and editor and Frank Starzel former general manager of The Associated Press Hoyt and Stanton arc menr hers of the US Advisory Com mission on Information Starzel is making the trip as a consult ant to Leonard H Marks USIA Idirector Pakistan which ARTHUR GOLDBERG Ready for meeting checks on compliance with a 1949 ceasefire agreement for the disputed border area As described by persons who read it the document said Nim mo indicated the trouble began last month when armed men not in uniform crossed from the Pakistan side into the Indian sector of Kashmir Nimmo also reported that In ia and Pakistan had shelled each others sectors with artil lery and that both sides still occupied areas seized in each others zones Nimmos report was prepared before Pakistani regulars crossed the ceasefire line Wednesday According to Nimmo on Aug 24 armed elements from Pak istan were still occupying In dian outposts seized north of Mandin in the Punch sector of Indian Kashmir J SEEING DOUBLEDOUBLE The scene at an Oklahoma City hotel was enough to make even a butter milk drinker switch The 18yearold Shafer twins Andee left and Mar cee of Chicago compound the confu sion with mirror reflections They are among several hundred sets of twins in Oklahoma City for the 31st annual convention of Internationa Twins Association ;