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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1965, Mason City, Iowa V Vicious in US airborne troops involved A South Viet Nam Troops of the 101st Air borne were reported locked in vicious fighting Saturday with an unknown number of Viet Cong in mountainous coun try northeast of An Khe a US military spokesman said The fighting began shortly aft er elements of the 101st began an operation Saturday the spokesman said The fighting raged throughout the day he said and at midafternoon was termed heavy No indication was given of the number of US paratroopers in volved but casualties were of ficially described as light Reliable sources at the US South Vietnamese air base of Da Nang 80 miles north of the zone said 19 persons were killed in the raid including seven South Vietnamese policemen ground troops were sup ported by US jet aircraft The spokesman said the Viet Cong opened up with vicious small arms attack shortly after the paratroopers were lifted into the area by helicopter X Elements of the 101st have been conducting daily actions in the An Khe area where the 1st Cavalry Division is Patrols have fought light engagements previously with the Viet Cong in the region but they have not met with larger than platoon size units In other ground action report ed Saturday an estimated pla toon of Viet Cong attacked apo iice checkpoint about 10 miles northwest of Saigon A 10min ute firefight followed with the Viet Cong hurling hand gren ades Police fired back with small arms and reported the Viet Cong withdrew Government police casualties were described as light Viet Cong casualties were unknown In air action 173 sorties were reported flown in the country late Friday and early Saturday A briefing officer said 87 planes carried out missions over North Viet Nam and one of them an F105 was shot down by ground fire Friday No parachute was sighted and the search and res cue effort has ended South Vietnamese military officials said uni ti i e d The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors w Edition VOL IK MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER IIIMS 10c Paper Consists of Two Auoclated Preu Full LeaM Wlrei No 1U New charge from China Mason City man in crash ST A 40yearold Mason City man Robert Walter Sommerfeld was killed here Friday night in a twocar crash Sommerfeld Route 2 Nora Springs president of the Quarry Service Co was headed south on a county blacktop at the south sdge of St Ansgar when lis car collided with a north round auto driven by Phyllis Arnold 52 Austin Minn Mrs Arnold suffered a broken arm and severe facial lacera Seen Am erican p DombettSShe tarized zone betweenNorth and South VietNam Friday Seven were killed arid 30votners were either killed or wpiiiidefl in the raid the officials said It was the sec ond bombing of the zone in two days i The sources said there was no positive identification of the four planes which made the raid US authorities have con firmed that an attack was made Thursday by American planes against the norm side of the zone Three North Vietnamese were killed Fridays raid was against the south end of the zone Officials said the seven dead were South Vietnamese policemen and 20 of the other casualties were de scribed as their dependents Military activity is forbidden in the zone underthe 1954 Gene va agreements which ended the FrenchIndochina war A US military spokesman gave no explanation for the lat est bombing He said the first raid could be assumed to be in error No results have been reported from an investigation of that incident Soviets put 5 Sputniks into To consider U Thants proposal UNITED NATIONS NY AP The United Nations Se curity Council meets Saturday to consider SecretaryGeneral LI Thants proposal that it act to force India and Pakistan to stop fighting Some members of the 11na tion council planned to get to gether an hour before the meet ing to try to draft a resolution One diplomat predicted the council would adopt a resolution embodying the objectives out lined by Thant in a report Fri Slav day Whether it all said Another diplomat closely in volved in the forecast only that a working paper a rough sketch for a resolution would be cir culated Saturday Thants plan forced the dele gation to seek hurried instruc tions from their governments The plancouldlead eventually to military action The secretarygeneral report ed that on a trip to India and Pakistan he had failed to get the two countries to carry out the councils Sept 4 and 6 ceasefire resolutions So he said the council could order the two governments under UN Charter Article 40 to issue ceasefire orders and might also declare their diso bedience to do so a breach of the peace under Article 39 Article 40 authorizes the council to call for provisional measures to secure peace Ar ticle 39 authorizes it to declare there is a breach of the peace and recommcnd forceful meas ures to repair this breach in cluding economic and diplo matic sanctions and action by air sea or land forces against an offender Pakistani sources remarked privately that a Security Council embargo against Pakis tan would add nothing since the United States and Britain al ready had embargoed arms shipments to that country ions in the accident and she and three passengers in her car were admitted to Mitchell Coun y Memorial Hospital Osagc Also injured were Niel Arnold 52 Maise Erickson 54 and Everna Crowder 65 all of Aus in All suffered severe lacera tions The accident happened about p m Mitchell County Deputy Sheriff Curtis Younker nvestigated Both cars appar ently were on the east side of he blacktop when the accident Younker reported Mr Sommerfeld was born March 30 1925 at Redwood Falls Minn son of Walter W and Ella Helgeson Sommer eld He came to Mason City the ollowing year with his family and was graduated from Mason ity High School and Hamilton iollege He was married to Maxine ihristensen March 21 1948 at Jlear Lake He was employed wo years with Standard O i 1 Company and from then until 12 years ago with the Bowen Corp Since that time he has operated the Quarry Service o Mr Sommerfeld was a vet eran of World War II and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church i Surviving are his wife three sons Robert E Steven C and David M and a daughter Lis beth Ann all at home his MT son City atid Glen Santa iFe N Mex He was preceded in Cite intrusion of new province NEW DELHI India China made a new charge of border violations by India Saturday a clay after it demanded that India pull out of a dis puted area near Sikkim within three clays The new violations were said to have occurred in Sinkiang Province about 1000 miles west of Sik kim Sept 11 and 16 The official New China News Agency said in a roadcast the Indians CROWD HECKLES ERHARD West Ger man Chancellor Luchvig Erhard on rostrum at left tries to make a political speech in Frankfurt Hecklers carryingantiErhard banners clashed Photofnx with Erhard supporters and police were called in to restore order Erhard is electioneering to retain his chancellorship in the national elections on Sun day death by his father The funeral will be at 3 pm at Trinity Lutheran The Rev Lavern R will officiate Burial Monday Church Hanson will be in Memorial Park Ceme tery A family prayer service will be at am Monday at the Major Memorial Chapel The family prefers any memorials to be given to the Robert W Sommerfeld memorial fund of Trinity Lutheran Church Friends may call at the chapel from 3 pm Sunday until the time of services Arab league ends meeting CASABLANCA Morocco The 18yearold Arab League emerged Saturday from a week long summit meeting that ap parently put an end to the Arab extremists dream oC holy war against Israel The leagues third summit conference ended Friday night with a majority of moderates firmly in control The league forcefully restated its lastditch opposition to Israel shelved indefinitely de mands for joint military action to wipe the Jewish state off the map MOSCOW AP The Soviet Union sprayed five Sputniks into orbit from one rocket Sat urday Tass reported It was the third time the Russians had performed the maneuver Tass said the launching was part of the Cosmos series and that numbered Cos mos 8690 The Sputniks carryscientific equipment to continue the study of outer space in accordance with the program announced on March 16 Tasssaid It reported that in one satel lites power is provided byi a de vice in which energy is pro duced by a radioactive isotope Measures have been taken to exclude any possibility of the isotope spreading in the atmos phere on the earths surface the official news agency said LOUIS DOYEL DIES WASHINGTON AP J Doyel 59 head legal adviser to the Post Office Department since 1961 died Thursday in his suburban Silver Spring Md home of a heart attack North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with hitarmlttwit rain in the Sfc Woathor DwtaHs MI 1 A Says attack on India C top foreign aid predicted Saturday the United States will resume military assistance to India if itis attacked by Com munist China William F Gaud deputy ad ministrator of the Agency for International Development said however he thought any wouldbe worked on in cooperation with the Unita Nations India faced with threats by China reportedly asked Friday for a resumption of US mili tary aid Arms assistance to both India and Pakistan was put off two weeks ago after the two started fighting over Kashmir Kidnaper caught by state troopers ORRINGTON Maine AP TheKorean war hero accused of rtolding a prominent surgeons wife captive for 22 hours surren dered meekly to state troopers Friday night Roger R Haller 31 of Bangor was found unarmed wrapped in a blanket beneath a picnic ta ble outside a camp on one of the Belgrade lakes in central Maine Haller a Paterson NJ na tive who won the Silver Star and Purple Heart in Korea fled a state mental hospital a week ago After his capture he was en to Bangor where County Atty Howard M Foley said he would be arraigned in District Court Monday on a charge of kidnaping Lynne P McGinn 29 from her home here Thursday night Haller left Dr John F Mc Ginns station wagon near Bel grade about five hours before he as found by troopers and Mrs dcGinn drove on until she met tate police The tall slender mother of wo told police she was totally nharmed in any way although aller who had a 32caiibcr listol had threatened her once T twice in a wild ride at speeds ip to 100 miles an hour In an exclusive interview with he Associated Press Mrs Mc Ginn a comely blonde told this tbry Haller appeared at her door about am Thursday dentifying himself as the es apee from the Bangor hospi al I said Youre kidding arent you because he had this ig grin on his face Then I saw he gun For several hours Haller tayed yi the house or on the New Greek government sworn in ATHENS Greece AP King Constantino swore in yc another government Friday night in his fifth attempt in two months to end the countrys po iitical crisis The man who kTr Tjri f iiXV PhotoUx ME CHASE CARS dogs like to chase automobiles when they get the chance but Heidi Bel a 100pdundJ3t Bernard feels she owns this one She lots her owner Gary Wayne 21 drive it and his girl friend Pam Zarit ride in it a the mandate this time was Stepha nos Stephanapoulos 66 a mild mannered economist who served as deputypremier uhde George Papandreou when Papandreou was fired by th king last July 15 He plans to go before Parlia ment sometime next week tc seek the required voteof confi dence for himself and his 18 member coalition Cabinet Stephanopoulos described hi Cabinet as a government o national emergency attempt ing to restore order and unity t the nation rounds drinking her 36year Id husbands liquor Late in the afternoon the loctor brought the couples laughter Stacey 4 home from nursery school and found Haller tolding the familys deer rifle along with the pistol On the pretext of an emergen cy case at the hospital Dr Me Jinn left the house and went to he police About five minutes later said Mrs McGinn Haller sail 0 me Come on lets go asked if I could get my shoes and he let me Mrs McGinn said Halle drove 80 to 100 miles an hou going to Bucksport where they rosscd minutes went up At Augusta Haller heard radio report about more road then he headed fo the Belgrade area which about 60 miles west of Orring ton That night they stayed in th car on a woods road Mrs Me Ginn got a little sleep About pm Friday in th same general area Haller go out of the car and Mrs McGin drove on to a state police roac block the Penobscot Rive before a roadblocl Indian Ambassador B Nehru spent 40 minutes wit Secretary of State Dean Rtis Friday and there were report ater that he asked for mor military supplies The ambassador declined ti say what he had told Rusk bu ic voiced fear of a Chinese at ack on his country It certainly is our impression hat they are serious about this yes that they will attack he old newsmen Gaud interviewed on the Na onal Education Television pro ram Youth Wants to Know as asked whether India could ount on renewed arms aid if ledChina did attack her That would be my Gaud replied But bur basic urpose our basic plan with respect to this situation xisting in India and Pakistan oday is to support the Security Council and SecretaryGeneral U Thant I think that any course that we follow with respect to cither ndia or Pakistan would be lecidcd on only after working il ut within the framework of the United Nations India and Pakistan have ac cused each other of using US upplied military equipment in heir undeclared war Thant has been working for a ceasefire agreement as a prelude to more riendly relations China which invaded a section of India three years ago or dcred India this week to pull ou of the disputed Sikkim area within three days or face grave consequences This whole thing is in collu sion with Pakistan Nchn said of the Chinese threat The present effect of thci action is to help Pakistan keep our army tied up I do not thin hey want territory Their aim s to disrupt India Agents assigned to guard Truman INDEPENDENCE Mo OB Former President Harry S Tru man says he is happy to hav Secret Service protection but h has not been bothered much since he left the White Hous 13 years ago Secret Service agents wer assigned Friday to Truman an his wife under a new law giving lifetime protection to forme presidents INVENTORS HOME MILAN Ohio AP Th home where Thomas Alva Edi son the inventor was born Feb 11 1847 has been dedicated as national historic landmark b the US Department of the Inte rior Inside The Globe Say former SCI student is missing WASHINGTON A much decorated Air Force ace who once attended Stale College of Iowa is missing in action in North Viet Nam He is Lt Col Robinson Ris ncr who received the Air Force Cross for extraordinary heroism in a Pentagon ceremony lasl ay The Defense Departmcn mply listed Risncr as missing ithout giving any details It was learned however tha lisrier failed to return after fly ng his fighterbombe n an attack on military targe1 Viet Nam became downing an ace m uded into Chinas terri ory of Sinkiang for lilitary provocations The mountainous border be vecn the two Asian nations has ever been clearly marked eking docs not recognize much f the border claiming it was n posed by Britain when she ulcd India and China was cak The news agency said Chinese uthorities have enhanced icir vigilante in the Sinkiang order area located north of he disputed Kashmir region etwcen India and Pakistan The Indian Defense Ministry aid Saturday Red Chinese roops have moved closer to the xrder in two widely separated in Indias north vest and Sikkim at least 570 miles to the southeast The spokesman in New Delhi gave no further details Ladakh is in Indian Kashmir It w as the Site a attack ia1962 current iundecVared war Pakistan Ihe Air Medal tors A native inthe theAifFbrceCrossfor his a Kashmir dispute Peking has tion as mission commander on volced Pakistan m air strikes against a railway war and highway bridge at Thanh Chinas latest accusation fol Hoa in North Viet Nam lastMowed its ultimatum for India to April 34 military installations The Air Force Cross like the in the SikkiinTibct border area Navy Cross and Distinguished wltlun thrce days face Service Cross ranks second onlyIsrave consequences o the Medal of Honor Only As tf war gnst Pakistan eight men received jt before continued spokesmen in New Risner all posthumously Delhi reported heavy fighting In 22 years of service Risner against Pakistani forces in the Iso won the Silver Star area of Sialkot in northern West Purple Heart Distinguished FlyPakistan It was recently the ng Cross with two clusters andjscene of bloody air tank and with four clus of Mammoth VI A P SHOWS proposed North Iowa route of 135 Page B Church news Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports news 910 Clear Lake news IT Comics 12 Editorials 13 Business news 14 North Iowa news 14 To appeal ruling on courthouses BELLE PLAINE rui ng that the new state law which requires courthouses to be open Saturday mornings is invalid is joing to be appealed to the Iowa Supreme Court State Rep C E Hutchins D Belle Plaine said Friday he would file the appeal with the Supreme Court in the next 30 days Hutchins is attorney for Harry Long of Belle Plaine who filed a suit seeking to compel the Bcnton County Board of Super visors to keep the courthouse at Vinton open half a day on Satur days Judge John Tobin ruled last week that the law passed by the 1965 legislature is unconstitution al on two grounds and in any case would be unenforceable be cause it docs not designate any county official or group offi cials to be responsible for see ing that the courthouse is open on Saturday Springs Ark Risncr attended school in Tulsa Records at State College of Iowa indicate he was there in 1943 in an Army Air Force preflight training pro gram which usually involved semester at the school then mown as Iowa State Teachers College N Y mayor joins effort to end strike NEW YORK AP Mayor Robert F Wagner has joined in efforts to end a partial newspa per blackout that has left only one major daily publishing in New York The mayor just back from a New England trip sat in Fri day night on negotiations be tween the New York Times and the AFLCIO New York News paper Guild The Guild has struck the Times in a dispute centering on union demands for job protection against automa tion and mergers The talks were to resume at am Saturday Six dailies members of the Publishers Association of New York as is the Times suspended publication Thursday after the morning Times was forced to cancel Fridays editions The Times action came after craft unions refused to cross Guild picket lines The afternoon New York Post not a member of the publishers association continued to pub lish Wagner said Friday night he was not ready to suggest a peace formula and couldnt pre dict when the strike might end Mediator Theodore W Kheel said when Friday nights talks broke up that the day had been spent on various miscellaneous issues and one major issue We made very good progress on these matters infantry battles The Sialkot front is about 120 miles southeast of Rawalpindi Pakistans capital and a few miles from Kashmir The government radio in New Delhi said Pakistani planes aombed Ambala 120 miles to he north killing eight persona and injuring 25 Four of the deaths occurred when a mili tary hospital was hit the radio added Pakistan radio claimed that the Pakistani army had liber ated large areas of Indian Kashmir and pushed into Ra jasthanState at ah undisclosed point Rajasthan borders on West Pakistan below Indias Punjab State The radio also said Pakistan has destroyed1 or disabled 442 Indian tanks and captured 17 Could be life on Mars soys fop biologist PASADENA Calif AP Mariner 4s pictures oC the arid plains of Mars didnt prove the planet is lifeless a biologist claims In fact says Dr Colin Piuih drigh theres a good reafcoi why we should send spaceship to Mars to settle the question once and for all If life is found on two planets in our solar system on earth and on Mars it would indicate that life in the universe is an abundant commodity It would prove that life on earth is not unique But Thomas J Murphy cxcc utive vice president of the New York Guild said no agreement has been reached on any single issue SAME DATE1H4S52 BUek til Put 31 BMr ;