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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 13, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Cresci kills two Weekend toll The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors 11 in Iowa Bjr THE ASSOCIATED Eleven more persons includ ing from Cresco have died in Iowa as a result of motor ve hicle accidents last weekend The latest reported victim was F C Tenderholt 80 of Ossian who died Monday of injuries re ceived in an accident Sunday night on a Winneshiek County road south of Ossian He was alone in the ear which apparently went out of control ran into a ditch and struck a tree Fred A Falkoski 30 of Mar ion was killed Sunday night when struck by a pickup truck as he was changing a tire on a car at the north edge of Man chester The truck driver was identified as David Joslyn 26 of Manchester Donald Price 28 of Lakota was killed Sunday night when the car in which he was riding apparently went out of control on a curve and rolled over on a Clayton County road four miles south of Elkader He was a passenger in a car driven by Mrs Walter Dayies 28 who with her husbandand their six children escaped ser ious injury Davies who is in the Navy formerly lived in the Clayton County town of Elkpdrt and had been yisiting in the area Arnold R Hruska 42 of rural Cresco and his son Dean 13 were killed Sunday when their car skidded on a rain slick blacktop went into a ditch and struck a tree The accident oc curred on Highway 139 about miles south of Cresco Dr Francis L Klingle Jr Howard County medical ex aminer said death was in stantaneous caused by skull fractures and severe internal injuries Double services for Mr Hrus ka and his son will be held Wednesday at 11 am at Assumption Catholic C hu r c h here Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery The Rosary will be said Tuesday at 8 pm at Pcck osh Funeral Home Surviving are his wife Glo Vonne four daughters and five sons Duane Dianne Dennis Minnesota mishaps fatal to 10 persons MINNEAPOLIS Ten persons died last weekend in traffic accidents in Minnesota Six of the deaths occurred Sunday Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 13 10c Paper Consists of Twn One AMoclated Preu Full Leaie Wires No183 Deadly chlorine hunted v Trucks haul bodies from outlying flood areas NFW n AH T i NEW ORLEANS AP Truckloads of bodies from out lying flood areas were expected at the New Orleans coroners office Monday as the sad methodical process of gathering the dead from Hurricane Betsy continued The TimesPicayune quoting a coroners office spokesman said 250 bodies were expected from the parishes of vplaquem ines and St Bernard which stretch along the Mississippi River south of New Orleans All I know is that we are ex pecting a hell of a lot of bodies a weary official said when asked about the report The coroners office already had more than 50 bodies many unidentified Most drowned in floods in suburban areas on the southern side of the city Scores were missing TheRed Cross said it has 25 000 evacuees in two big shelters and expected many of them to remain a week or two A new emergency arose at Baton Rouge 85 miles up the Mississippi River where a barge loaded with chlorine was sunk in the river posing a threat of poisonous gas should the barge be punctured The damage toll left by Hurri cane Betsys winds 150 mph near the coast 125 mph in New Orleans and 94 mph at Baton Rouge remained a malter of guesswork with esti mates at about a billion dollars Water was receding through out the flood area both in New Orleans and lo the south However the fall was slow at New Orleans where lowlying areas normally protected by levees and an elaborate pum ping system held flood water like a bowl Officials wouldnt estimate how long it will Lake One levee beside the industri al canal was cut in an effort to speed the drainage Power fail ure still a major problem to the city hampered operations at the big pumping stations Physicians assisting the Red Cross screened refugees for pos sible communicable diseases Extra supplies of snake bite serum were on hand Snakes are a serious problem in some souIh Louisiana areas during and after a flood A power company official said repair crews working on emer gency schedule had more than 10 per cent of the New Orleans system back in service Mayor Victor Schiro de nounced scattered reports of profiteering He said there were complaints that some prices had doubled or more In Baton Rouge Gov John J McKcithcn vowed a crackdown on profiteering Officials said there were reports not officially confirmed of gasoline at a gallon and broad at a loaf On the other hand the Reel Cross reported that many wholesalers and merchants do nated large amounts of food ami other supplies to the rehab ilitation effort David Donna Donnelle Denise and Don all at home Dale n the Air Force at McChord AFB Wash his parents Mr an Mrs Frank Hruska Cresco and the maternal grandparents of Dean Mr and Mrs Reuben Sveslka all of Cresco Two elderly outofstate men were killed Sunday when their car went out of control and into a ravine along Interstate 35 about miles north of here They were Charles Birkenholz 79 of Pickering Mo the driv er and Grover Neal 72 of Limon Colo Neal was visiting relatives in Missouri Mrs Virginia King 44 of Des Moines was fatally injured Sun day when a car in which she was riding collided with another auto at the intersection of high ways 20 and 59 about two miles southeast of Holstein Six other persons in the two autos escaped serious injury Lloyd Lee Robinson 30 of Muscatine was fatally injured in a spectacular accident at Mus catine Sunday Officers said Robinson was alone in his car when it collided on a curve with one driven by Lawrence Matthews of Musca tine The Robinson car then eners gaged in reverse gear and back ed out of control for 250 feet into a service station where it slammed into another car which in turn backed into an other car Matthews was treated for leg injuries and released No one else was hurt 3 advertising awards won Warplanes hammer at Cong force SAIGON South Viet Nam AP warplanes kept up roundtheclock bombings Mon day of a Mekong Delta area where a VietCong regiment is believed encamped a US mili tary spokesman said The planes were trying to hit canals which can be used as escape routes by the guerrillas in the region 50 miles west of Soc Trang US officials said they be lieved the guerrillas were trapped the bombings Ground troopswere not com mitted to the action because oi heavy rains and the large size of the Viet Cong force A com munist regiment usually num bers 2000 men The main part of the US Army 1st Cavalry air mobile Division began landing at Qui Nhon Monday Advance groups were already ashore The arrival of the 20000 Flying Horsemen pushed US troop strength in Viet Nam somewhat beyond 125000 The exact figure was not disclose As the troops came ashore from the ships Buckner and Darby they were taken by heli copters to their secret base ar eas The Buckner brought 2180 men and the Darby 2705 The division trained especial ly for guerrilla warfare was expected to be deployed to SouthViet Nams central high lands The units home base is Ft Benning Ga Qui Nhon is 260 miles northeast of Saigon In air action Sunday B52 bombers of the Strategic Air Command carried out their 22nd announced strike of the war hitting the Ho Bo woods 20 miles north of Saigon The planes flew in from Guam Twentythree US Air Force F105 Thunderchiefs blasted the Yen Khoai military barracks 35 miles northwest of Hanoi for the hird straight day Sunday A US military spokesman report ed the planes knocked out an antiaircraft site and destroyed 23 buildings damaging 16 oth by Globe Three awards were won by the Mason City GlobeGazette advertising departments in the Iowa Daily Press Association clinic held Saturday and Sunday in Marshalltown The awards were made for general excellence in each ad vertising area The 40 daily newspapers which make up the association were eligible to en ter The areas in which the GlobeGazette was rated ex cellent were Typical merchan dising of national advertising accounts retail advertising in one color and black and retail advertising in two colors and black Attending the advertising clin ic from Mason City were Ken Carey retail advertising man ager and Maude Stackhouse national advertising manager South Viet Nam The move grows out of Secre Namaras pleasure with the posed test performance of helicopters in the Vietnamese war It is part of the general strengthening of US forces for which the Johnson administra tion has asked a in crease in the defense budget lastmonth McNamara spoke organizing a large number at helicopter companies He did not say how many and the figure has been kept secret until now Defense sources said that 27 new companies would b equipped with the turbimspow crcd Hucy which has played an important role in Viet Nam REFUGEE is one of the buildings at the Algiers Naval Station across the Mississippi River from New Orleans now housing refugees from Hurricane Betsy About OP PllOlOfnjf 25000 persons displaced from their homes by the hurricane and rising flood waters weie sent to the naval station from tempo rary centers Ike once considered resigning NEW YORK AP Dwight D Eisenhower said that after WASHINGTON AP The his stroke in 1957 he considered Senate enters its third day of resigning as president because debate on the omnibus farm bill of doubts that he could bear the Mondav with two issies thp burden of office the New York Times said Monday The former president made the disclosure in his new book Waging Peace 19561960 the second volume of his presiden The White tial memoirs House Years and expanded Will double copter fleet WASHINGTON AP The Army plans todouble the num er of its helicopter companies was learned Monday Creation of independ ent chopper companies totaling 620 orso machines would repre sent another major expansion in Army aviation coming after participate in the strenuous ac organization of the first airmotivities he would stay on as bile division now arriving in president Otherwise he would on it in an interview at Gettys burg Pa with Times reporter Robert H Phelps He recalled that he had told only his wife his son his doctor and close associates of a plan to test his capacity to carry on after the stroke The test he set for himself was to attend over the protests of doctors family and friends a conference of the North Amer ican Treaty Organization in Paris If he could successfully Monday with two issues the use of foreign workers and a dairy plan still unresolved Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield said he was hoping for a final vote on the measure by Monday night As it now stands the bill in cludes a provision which would give Secretary of Agriculture resign The book describes how the tary of Defense Robert S Mepresident passed his self im Inside The Globe lONDAYS happenings in Washington Page 16 Editorials Society news Sports Cloor MMWI City iwws IMO If Farm bill debate enters third day Orville L Freeman control over importation of foreign workers Secretary of Labor W Willard Wirtz currently holds that au thority Sen Spcssard L Holland D Fla and some other senators have maintained that Wirtz has declined to let badly needed foreign farm workers come into the United States Sen Ross Bass DTenn with Johnson administration support Home rule issue trouble for House WASHINGTON AP Foes of selfgovernment for the Dis trict of Columbia are in for a frustrating day Monday in the House Administration leaders plan to block their efforts to bring up a hastily approved home rule bill of their own which would seek to give back to Maryland about 85 per cent of the present Dis trict That bill normally would Kave had priority in the House Mon day one of the twicemonthly District Days for considera tion of DC legislation But House Speaker John W McCormack has told Rep John L McMillan DS Cvchairman of the House DistrictCommit tee that he would not recognize him on the floorand instead 11U will schedule seven other bills of 13 equal priority The plan was to 1415 thus bury District Day in a heap 14 of other legislation That gives House leaders a backed home rule bill which would give Washington its first elected city officials since 1874 The Senate continues today and Tuesday struggling with the controversial farm bill Later in the week it takes up the high way bcautification bill and the farreaching immigration bill The House Elections subcom mittee has scheduled a longde layed hearing today on a chal lenge against Mississippi con gressmen by a largely Negro group the Mississippi Freedom Democratic party The Negroes charge that the five Mississippi representatives were elected illegally last No vember claiming that Negroes were systematically barred from voting The congressmen contend that those filing the challenge were not candidates in the November elections andtherefore are not entitled to contest the result A pagot 2011 clear chance to bring up on Tlowa nows 22 Sept v 27 the administration committee acts School vote light with no contests With no contests for either Mason City or Cerro Gordo has argued that the secretary of School Board posts the i i in ATrmrlairc nlnntinn agriculture is not equipped to handle the task and that free man himself is against it The Holland plan also has come under fire from the AFL CIO The status of the dairy pro gram remained up in the air The House had included a dairy provision in its measure This would have ended the blended price system in milk order areas while giving pro ducers a higher price on milk used for fluid purposes The provision was eliminated incommittee in a fight led by Sen Gnorge D Aiken RVt Sen William Proxmirc D Wis has said he might try to restore the provision on the floor Earth shocks rattle Denver DENVER Colo AP A series of earth shocks shook the Denver area Monday No in juries or damage were report ed The first and heaviest of the tremors came at am MDT The Rev Joseph Down ey of Regis College here said it registered 45 on his Richter scale This would make it the heaviest quake ever recorded in Denver Dr Maurice Major of the Col orado School of Mines said his instruments showed a magni tude of 38 could feel the quakes oiiJiuui i liquid J oumiKUi mu maun 11 seismologists said all of the Motor Co Precinct 6 Roosevelt showdown vote is expected later many tremors felt in this area Junior High SchoolPrecinct 7 in the week after the elections in recent years arc caused by S R Chevrolet and Precinct a rock faiif north of Denver f vote in Mondays election was the lightest in many years The polls remain open to 7 p m At approximately 2 oclock the annual check of the Mason City polling places totaled 213 votes This compares as follows with former years I960 268 votes 1961 366 votes 1962 354 votes 1963 265 votes and 1964 582 votes Six candidates sought the three scats on the Mason City School Board last year account ing for the comparatively heavy balloting In 1963 the only con test was between C Frederick Beck and Jack Lansing for a county school board scat Richard Bailey and Robert Campbell were on the ballots Monday to succeed themselves on the Mason City board Beck and Dale Smith Mescrvcy were candidates again for their seats on the county board The vole by precincts in Ma son City at 2 p m was India and Pakistan claim wins NEW DELHI India AP ndia claimed Monday its tanks cored a victory over Pakistani orccs in a major battle near he West Pakistani city of La lore Pakistan said it repelled he attack inflicting heavy loss is on Indian armor Pakistan also claimed it urned back an Indian armored attack near Sialkot A Pakistani spokesman said 45 Indian tanks were destroyed in the Sialkot fighting while Pakistani losses have been substantially less Sialkot is just over the border from Indian Kashmir and La hore a city of 15 million is 20 miles inside West Pakistan Reports from Lahore said fighting raged 10 miles away and artillery fire could be heard inside the city Almost 700 American women and children were awaiting per mission to leave Lahore The Pakistani government has clamped restrictions on entering and leaving the city but Ameri can officials were pressing for permission to start evacuation Monday or laler in the week The Indian radio said reports rom the front indicate the La lorc battle comparesin intensi y with tank clashes fought in ic North African desert by crman and Allied armies in VorJd War II Since Sept 1 Indian forces lave immobilized 246 Pakis ani tanks destroying or dam Tging 212 and capturing 34 the broadcast said It was estimated that Pakis an had 400 combatready tanks at the beginning of the conflict Awaiting order to evacuate Sunken barge carries death BATON ROUGE La Army Navy and civilian div ers searched the murky depths of the Mississippi River here Monday for a missing barge loaded with 600 tons of deadly chlorine Two Navy antisubmarine planes swept the area as a de stroyer probed the rivers bot tom with sonar devices normal ly used to spot enemy subma rines As federal authorities pushed a hunt for the barge ripped loose from its mooring by Hur ricane Betsy last Friday May orPresident WW Dumas urged this state capital citys 160000 residents not to be alarmed Dumas told them to go about their duties but to keep tuned o their radioes in case an evac uation had to be ordered Col Bruce J Bowen Army district engineer from New Or leans assured residents the sunken barge and its cargo posed no immediate threat Two civilian divers iailed in no of independent the Indian Prec 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5lh 6th 7th 8th 1963 22 31 57 18 10 44 41 12 1964 41 79 122 63 93 CO 85 39 1965 30 21 36 13 38 31 27 14 Totals 265 582 213 Polling places are the tame as in past elections They are Precinct 1 School Adminis tration Building Precinct 2 city waterworks Precinct 3 county r i YYUl A3 J JUUUlUt O UULUU Many residents sad they courthouse Precinct 4 McKin Fnnl ffni niribrtf Icy School Precinct 5 Schukei National Guard Armory There was confirmation claims However diplomatic sources in New Delhi said it ap cared Pakistani forces had been hard hit India claimed Pakistani planes raided the Sikh holy city of Amritsar in Punjab State and he city of Johodpur in Rajas han Stale late Sunday a first attempt to reach a sunk en object spotted by Army en gineers late Sunday The barge owned by the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co had been shipped here from Lake Charles La via the intracoast al waterway The underwater object was found just before dark Sunday near the Mississippi River bridge under construction here A 40mile stretch of the Mis sissippi at this busy port was closed to shipping Dumas said 100000 gas masks were being stockpiled We dont anticipate that any thing will happen but we want to be ready he said Sunday night The barge loaded with 600 tons of chlorine was ripped from its moorings when Hurri cane Betsy passed over Baton Rouge 85 miles upriver from New Orleans President Johnson ordered the full resources of the federal government into the search The destroyer Hyman moved upstream from New Orleans during the night with sunken vessels and debris making navi gation a delicate business for the skipper Cmclr B E Terry and the river pilots The Hyman was ordered in primarily because it is equipped with sonar detection gear for locating underwater objects Diving experts were flown in from Washington Chlorine is shipped under pres sure which keeps it in liquid form Accidental puncture of its container releases a misty gas capable of killing any living thing in its path It was used as a poisonous gas in World War I Rusk to Chinese Stay out of war WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of State Dean Rusk ad vised Communist China to stay out of the IndiaPakistan war and the United Nations Se curity Council can settle it I think that there are those who feel that China is fishing in these troubled waters the sec retary told newsmen On the other hand Rusk said I think the Soviet attitude has been helpful so far For more than an hour Rusk briefed members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the IndiaPakistan struggle and the war in Viet Nam In what amounted lo an in formal news conference after his closeddoor meeting with the committee he told report ers we hope very much that UN SecretaryGeneral U Thant will be able to bring the two sides together He said the United States was pleased that Security Council actions so far in the crisis have been unanimous As for the course of the war Rusk said there have been con flicting claims by both sides but that thus far there have not been deep penetrations by cither side Asked whether the United States favored a plebcscite in disrupted Kashmir Rusk said the United States always has felt this should be considered as part of an overall IndiaPaki stan settlement Pakistan has insisted that a plebescitc in Kashmir be part of any settlement while India has opposed it North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy with oc casional light rain Monday night lows in the De creasing cloudiness Tuesday in the Ms Veather details on MM 2 f ;