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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 22, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WiDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 22 WS llOc Piper Consists ol Four One AiiocUtcd Full Wirci No LONG WAIT An unidentified boy sits on hismotorbikewatching floodwaters recede slowly at Guthrie in central Oklahoma Cotton wood Creek which runs through town reached a crest 6 feet above flood stage Tuesday night and slowly returned to itsbanks Wednesday strike tourstate area BY THE ASSOCIATED v Flood threats eased somewhat in Iowa Kansas Missouri and Oklahoma Wednesday but the nations midsection remained soggy On of summer partof the flopded area got some respite from the torrential rainsbut the centra Great Lakesregion stilltopka The Weather more rain for the troubled areas of Missouri and Kansas by nightfallbut residents hoped the streams might be able to carry off excess water be7 fore new rains fell Residents of Smithville Mo still were jittery as they were threatened with a second flood in two months However the Little Platte River receded to day after rising into thejoewr part of the town About 300 per sons were evacuated before the water began to fall Another surge of cold air moved through Montana into the central Rockies and the northern Plains and light show ers accompanied the cold Fore casters said the rain would be come mixed with or turn to snow As rivers rolled over their banks in Iowa Oklahoma Mis souri and Kansas Tuesday undeclared war Pakistan threatens to withdraw from U N See map of flood areas thousands of persons were driv en from their homes and crop and property damage was wide spread Rivers were unable to handle the runoff from torrential rains in Missouri and KansasThe Grand River was out of its banks along its entire lengthin northwestern Missouri Families were evacuated in Mpsby and Tracy Mo The Republican River was slightly above flood stage in Clay Center Kan and the Grand River rose more than 13 feet in Chillicothe Mo Flooding also struck south western Iowa and southeastern Nebraska Twenty f were evacu ated when the Stranger Creel overflowed in Leavenworth County Kan The Blue Rive was out of its banks in the Kan sas City area and in East Inde pendence Mo The swollen waters from tlv Little Grand River and othe tributaries caused the Missouri River to overflow in St Joseph Mo and Leavenworth Kan Torrential rainstorms Tuesda swelled the damage High winds and tornadoes ac companied rainstorms in low City and Sigourney Iowa dan aging homes and farm buil ings A 3 downpour sen water rushing into 50 homes 1 Wyoming Iowa Execute 3 Vietnamese civilians DA NANG Viet Nam ighranking Vietnamese mili ary officers said a government ring squad executed three ietnamese accused of being iet Cong sympathizers Wed esday night The officers said the three UNITED NATIONS NY Pakistan and India agreed early Wednesday to end their undeclared but Pakistan threatened to withdraw from the United Nations if itdoes riot find a fair arid honorable settle ment of the Kashmir dispute Pakistans acceptance of the Security Councils ceasefire order came at a dramatic pre dawn meeting of the council Will seek restoration of US aid An AP News Analysis By JOHN M HIGHTOWER AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON a creasefire agreement finally achieved in their war pver Kashmir both India and Pakis tan are expected to press the United States to restore sus pended aid programs The loss of military aid by both countries coupled with a freeze on projected aid commitments was evidently a major source of pressure on both India and Pakistan thefighting US officials felt that over all the ceasefire came because both countries hadcome to recognize they faced a poten tially long and devastating con flict which eral War defeadiiig on what Chinese harassment of India with a war ofnerves which was intensified within the past week designed probably for the immediate purpose of assisting Pakistan by creating a diver siohon Indias China border r If the Chinese had encount ered weakness in Indias re sistance or in the readiness of the Western powers perhaps even Russia to support India they might have pressed on into an active border campaign against India Among Western diplomats therefore the belief is that stern warnings from the United States and Britain and Russias continued supply of military assistance to India helped keep the Chinese threat limited The heart of the US strategy was to establish and stick with a completely neutral position as between India and Pakistan Another major element was to concentrate all US diplomatic activity or at least all that was conducted publicly in the UN Security Council almost precisely at 3 am the deadline set by the 11nalion body 48 hours earlier India previously had notified the United Nations it would stop shooting if Pakistan would do so In view of Pakistans late acceptance India requested an extension of the deadline to per mit orders to go out to the field commanders The councilagreed to move the ceasefire hour forward to 6 pm Eastern Daylight Time Wednesday a 15hour delay U S Ambassador Arthur J Goldberg council president hailed the agreement as a great day for the United Nations Thisis an important day in U N history he said and the history of the world The council has addressed itself to perhaps the gravest problem in U N history The break came after Pakis tani Foreign Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto received lastminute instructions from President Mo hammed Ayub Khan The meet ing of the council was delayed until the early morning hours first while awaiting Bhuttos arrival from Pakistan and then while private talks finally produced the agreement In a personal message read by Bhutto Ayub Khan told the council its ceasefire resolution was unsatisfactory lo Pakistan but that he was accepting it in the interest of international peace Afler announcing the decision Bhutto declared that the council must now employ all ils force and all ils responsibility for a fair and honorable settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute If the full morality and weight of Ihe United Na tions is not brought to the task then Pakistan will have to leave the United Nations The council resolution called on both India and Pakistan to withdraw all their military forces to positions they held be fore Aug 5 Neither country mentioned this provision in agreeing to the ceasefire Challenge now from Chinese NEW DELHI India Kashmir war ebbed Vednesday toward a truce with the armed forces of oth India and Pakistan ordered to quit shooting be ore another sunrise Red Chinas threat of immediate action against ndia also eased but Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri told his Parliament that nation presents an UN gets support of Johnson ere shot by a firing squad at soccer stadium A South Vietnamese military pokesman said the execution was1 originally postponed bc ause news photographers re used to obey orders not to take jctures until after the last shot asfired A Vietnamese officer Lt Col ran Huu Tu said the head ights of three jeeps illuminated for the unusual ighttime execution A handful of people gathered utside the stadium but they were not permitted to enter No newsmen or photographers were elieved to have seen the shoot ng The three persons were among five arrested Monday during an antigovernment dem onstration by about 200 persons n downtown Da Nang They were sentenced to death Tues day by a military tribunal on chargesof inciting the demon stration US and Vietnamese authori ses claimed the gathering was nspired by the Viet Cong sources said the demonstrators protested heavy artillery fire and air strikes by US forces 2 bombs explode at stock exchange RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil bombs exploded on the crowded floor of the Rio de Janeiro stock exchange Wednes at the exchange said about 500 persons were in the area at the time They said five or six persons were taken to a hospital for emergency treat ment ASSEMBLY IN THE ROUND This un usual photo of the opening Tuesday of the 20fch session of the United Nations General Assembly Photofax was made froma balcony with a fisheye extreme wide angle lens by David Pickoff Associated Press staff cameraman I The use of the UN approach meant that the United States Russia and Britain were able on this one ceasefire issue to form a common front which per mitted virtually unanimous ac tion by the Security Council Significantly theUS Britain and Russia have been major sources of aid and trade for In dia and Pakistan After the conflict began the United States suspended all military shipments to both coun tries It decided to continue present economic aid programs and put a freeze on all proposed new aid programs Red Chinese patrol 5 miles inside India NEW DELHI India Red Chinese patrol of 50 to 60 men has been sighted five miles inside Indian territory on the central front of the Himalayan border a Defense Ministry spokesman announced Wednes day Indian police caught sight of the Chinese at noon Tuesday near Lipu Lekh Pass on the border of Communistcontrolled Tibet and Indias Uttar Pradesh State he said Bad weather was reported to have the police from determining whether the Chin ese pulled back or stayed India protested the penetra tion in a note handed to Po llings Embassy Inside i The Globe Editorials 4 North Iowa news 1213 Society news 160718 Sports 1920 Comics 22 Clear Lake news 2425 Mason City news 3031 Latest markets 30 Classified pages 3435 Plan to draft physicians and dentists WASHINGTON De fense Department moved Wed nesday to draft 1979 doctors dentists and veterinarians be cause of the armed forces build Study gas policy Reds hit in delta SAIGON Viet Nam AP The US military command in Saigon has asked Washington to reexamine US policy against using nonlethal tear gas under certainconditions in the war in Viet Nam it was learned in Saigon Wednesday In the field Viet Cong guer rillas attacked in the Mekong delta and B52 bombers from Guam hit suspected Viet Cong positions for the 30th time in the war Saigon informants said the request on tear gas made two weeks ago asks that field com manders be permitted to use it in special instances A Marine field commander darlier this month used tear g a s to rout Viet Cong guer rillas from a tunnel where they had taken refuge among ci vilians The commander was said to feel it was the best way to rout the guerrillas with the least harm to civilians up The Pentagon asked the se lective Service to call 1529 doc tors 350 dentists and 100 veteri narians for service in the Army Navy and Air Force starting in January The call is necessary to pro1 vide the health services re quired for the increase in the active armed forces strength announced in July by the Presi dent the announcement said President Jonnson has ap proved a 340000man boost in the armed forces to a new to tal of nearly three million The Defense Department said the new doctor draft call stems in part from the fact that there have not been enough medical volunteers to meet the military buildup required in connection withthe Vietnamese war North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly clowdy wrth light rain night lows in mid end Cloudy with occasional rain coWer Thursday in the Weather on page 2 28 from area on scholarship list The names of 28 North Iowa high school seniors who are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition were released Wednesday They are the highestscoring students on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test give last March in more than 17600 US schools To become finalists the stu dents must take a second lest submit recommendations by their schools and fulfill routine requirements All Merit Schol ars for 1966 will then be selected from the finalist group North lowans named among the semifinalists their schools major field and career choice as reported by the students at the time of the examination are ATgona Community High eg g A Buchanan lawyer Barbara A Mcdin Eng lish Dana L Snodgrass chem ist John B Snydcr undecided Algona Garrigan High School J Schuller engineer Belmond High cssler and Joan Lcinbach both unreported fields of study Charles City Community High S c h o o C Colonncse aeronautical Margaret Poin dexter secondary teacher C r e s c o Crestwood High C Fee sec ondary teacher Forest City High ard Peterson lawyer Hampton Community High Pictures of Mason City Newman and High School merit scholarship semifinal ists on 30 M Brincr law yer Iowa Falls High liam E Gilbert undecided Richard S Tompkins unspeci fied science Lake Mills Community High MERIT Turn to Page 2 The tear gas request came as Viet Cong guerrillas launched videranging attacks in the Me cong delta south of Saigon and US forces exchanged shots vith Communist units in the central highlands of South Viet Nam The Viet Cong lobbed mortar shells at two towns in Dinh Tupng Province 50 miles south west of Saigon killing or wound ing 26 civilians a US military spokesman said The Communists overran an outpost in the same province and inflicted heavy losses on the defenders They attacked causing light casual ies Government troops later retook both posts In the highlands elements of the 1st Cavalry Division ex changed fire for 10 minutes with a Viet Cong unit probing the defense perimeter of the Fly ing Horsemen at An Khe 260 miles north of Saigon The Armys 101st Airborne Brigade in the same area also reported sporadic fire with the enemy but no casualties were reported Twentyone US soldiers were killed in action 106 were wound ed and 2 were listed as missing or captured in the week ending Sept 18 the spokesman said The casualties reflected the bit fer battle fought last weckem at An Khe by the 101st Air borne The Communists suffered 495 killed and 196 captured Vie Cong wounded arc not record ed as the guerrillas carry thei wounded away US pilotsstriking targets in North Viet Nam reported heav ground fire but all planes were reported to have returned safe VIETNAM Turn to Page 2 WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson talked by tele phone Wednesday with Pres dent Mohammed Ayub tn promVsedri tn United States would fully su port with words and deeds e forts by the United Nations t achieve final settlement of th PakistanIndian war Johnson also read to Ayub statement made public later i which Johnson said acceptance by Pakistan and India of a ceasefire call from the UN ecurily Council takes1 us a ong step away from the ter ible dangers which have hreatenctJ the subcontinent of The White House said Ayub nitiated the call to Johnson ate Wednesday morning and liat the President took it alone n his office The public presidential statc ncnt which Johnson read in nil to Ayub concluded with vorcls We now hope that both na ions Pakistan and in he spirit of the Security Coun cil resolution will move for ivard to peace settlement of heir outstanding differences The job of the UN has just begun We will fully support it JOHNSON KHAN very step of the way by our actions and our words Bill D Moycrs While House Dress secretary said Johnson old Ayub he appreciated the ahone call and reiterated that he United States will provide continuing full support of the UN course in seeking a Pakis tanIndia settlement Democratic congressional eaders met earlier with John son and left applaudjng the UN agreement accepted by India and Pakistan House Speaker John McCor mack of Massachusetts said Johnson and the leadership had considerable discussion about the world situation Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said we are very grateful a cease fire agreement occurred early Ihis morning Blast hurts 2 in Malaysian city KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia bomb exploded in the southern Malaysian city of Ma lacca Tuesday injuring two per sons and badly damaging a car police reported Wednesday even greater challenge and the Indians must firm ly resolve to meet it Shastri and President Mo lammed Ayub Khan of Paki an announced a ceasefire is a become effective in their ireeweekokl war at time ranslating as 5 pm EST Wcd esday That is am Thursday in ndia 3 am in Pakistan 15 lours beyond the deadline origi nally set by the pN Security Council i Shastri wept as he announced the development in Parliament He said the two Asian neighbors must live in neighborly peace Ayub said in a broadcast from Karachi he had ordered the ceasefire in the interests of international peace and he loped it will lead India and Pakistan to an honorable settle ment of their 18yearold guar eJ over Kashmir In this regard Shastri said ndia has accepted the good of ices offered by Soviet Premier Alexei N Kosygin Kosygin had suggested that Shastri and Ayub meet in Soviet territory to dis cuss their differences Troops of both sides tempor arily intend to stay put stretch edalong a truce line similar to the Kashmir ceasefire boundary established by the United Na tions in 1949 to divide the large ly Moslem state between Mos lem Pakistan and India which is predominantly Hindu Shastri speaking of Commu nist Chinas recent moves to beef up its military stretch in Tibet along the Himalayan fron tier opposite India and its buf fer state protectorates said We do not know what the Chin ese will do next Earlier India described as false an announcement from Peking that it has torn down military outposts on the Sik kimTibet frontier as demanded by Red China We have not crossed into Ti bet and we have not torn down anything an official spokes man said Pakistans Foreign Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto informed the UN Security Council in New York of his governments acceptance of its ceasefire or der at a predawn meeting The conflicting statements from New Delhi and Peking on the disputed Himalayan border posts apparently left that explo sive issue up in the air China had charged India es tablished 56 posts on the border of Sikkim an Indian protecto rate or in neighboring Commu nistruled Tibet and that they must be dismantled by pm EST or New Delhi would face grave consequences Peking radio then announced early Wednesday that Indian troops had destroyed their in stallationsin what was termed Tibetan territory and had then withdrawn SAME DATE1H45W 0 I ;