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Gastonia Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1965, Gastonia, North Carolina WARM Partly cloudy continued warm tonight and Saturday Showers likely in northern part of state Lovs around 60 More Weather THE GASTONIA GAZETTE THE PIEDMONT'S GROWING NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED SEVEN DAYS A WEEK FINAL EDITION GASTONIA N C FRIDAY AFTERNOON MAY 7 Newsstand Singli Copy lOe Doily Sunday 24 SECTIONS SPACE-AGE MUG SHOT Satellite Helps Catch Fugitive MIAMI Fla AP The space-age police technique of satellite television led to the arrest of an urbane Canadian who has been hunted all over the world since the spectacular burglary of a Montreal bank four years ago The Canadian Georges Tornadoes Spew Death Over Stale MINNEAPOLIS Minn AP A string of tornadoes spewed death and destruction over this heavily populated area of Thursday night killing at least 10 persons injuring more than 300 and causing lions of dollars in property age More than two dozen suburbs lay in the path of the winds that skipped to the ground and ed only to come down again over sections to the southwest west and north of Minneapolis during the supper hour Heavy rain and two-inch stones preceded the twisters Utility lines were flattened in many sections dangerously crossing highways lined with workers ens of accidents were reported on the highways Hundreds of homes were damaged and many were de- Gov Karl called out National Guard units to help local police and Civil Defense volunteers to maintain order Tornado sightings were re- ported over at least 25 small towns The heaviest damage was re- ported to communities around Lake some 15 miles west of Minneapolis and Spring Lake Park and Mounds View 15 miles north of the city Four persons died at Mound a residential community on Lake Minnetonka's west shore where dozens of homes were hard hit and many destroyed Island Park and Navarre also on the lake's west side received heavy property damage and reported many injured Four persons died at Spring Lake Park one at Mounds View and one at Norwood The injured in twisters hit Fridley Spring Lake Park and Mounds View were brought to Mercy Hospital at Coon ids in a continuous stream er two hours the hospital's ad- ministrator Robert Van ser pleaded with ambulance drivers and motorists to take their injured to other nearby hospitals Van Hauser estimated that upward of 109 persons had been treated at Mercy Hospital Nearly 30 of those treated were in serious condition The storm hit Norwood a town of about persons some 38 miles southwest of neapolis After demolishing about 15 residences and between 30 and 40 buildings he twister moved northeast ing with devastating force at the exclusive sections of Excelsior About a dozen homes were damaged and several sons injured Then it circled around Lake Minnetonka's west side and moved over the lake to the cast side Dozens of lakeside cabins and residences were smashed and scores of residents were injured The tornado then traveled northeastward hitting Fridley Spring Lake Park and Mounds View before it left the area The Minneapolis Weather reau hud alerted Twin Cities around p.m Minutes later a heavy rain and hail hit Tornadoes also skipped across parts of Oklahoma striking in small towns and rural areas One woman suffered injuries in a twister which hit Oakwood about BO miles southwest ot lahoma City may 39 was surprised when 11 federal and local police stopped him just as he boarded his cy yawl in the huge Bahia Mar Marina in Fort Thursday I very seldom make takes he told Police Capl Bob Smith How did you people catch Told that a boat repairman recognized a mug shot cast displayed by a Royal dian Mounted Police inspector on the inaugural Bird ellite television program may was incredulous Is that your word of he asked Smith Assured it happened that way Lemay Well isn't that something It took a satellite to catch me Police have had an interest in Lemay for 14 years since his beautiful blonde wife the for- mer Huguette Daoust disappeared while fishing from a bridge on the overseas highway in the Florida Keys In 1861 a gang of thieves smashed through the concrete reinforced floor of a branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia and rifled 377 safe-deposit boxes They escaped with to million although the exact amount was never determined because of depositors tance to talk The chief witness at the trial where four others were convicted of the theft said that Lemay was the mind The Early Bird TV broadcast showed the Mountie describing wanted men while FBI agents in Washington and Scotland Yard officials in London watched The Fort man who asked that his name not be used went to police the next day I'm sure that's the guy I saw on TV last he said He said Lemay had wanted him to do some work on his yacht After a three-day stakeout and careful checking with ple at the marina police closed in Lemay was brought to Miami for a U.S ing Police Capt Smith said decided to charge him with illegal entry because if found guilty he could he carried back to the Canadian border im- mediately without having to go through extradition LEAVING DOMINICAN AREA Withdrawal Of Troops To Start In Few Days Wrong Turn Is Blamed For Deaths SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic AP wrong turn into rebel territory was blamed today for the deaths of four rines bringing the U.S death toll in the minican fighting to at least 13 U.S sources said three Marines were killed Thursday after a patrol wandered dentally into the sector of downtown Santo mingo Two others were ed and one died after he was taken to the aircraft carrier Boxer A rebel spokesman said one insurgent was killed and two wounded in the encounter The rebels at first accused the ed Slates of violating the fire arranged Wednesday by a peace commission of the of American States ter they said they believed the Marine patrol had taken a wrong turn Two U.S newsmen who had been observing the clash from a taxi were caught in the crossfire and wounded slightly They were Al Brut and photographer Doug Kennedy both of the Mi- ami Fla Herald A U.S military source said the newsmen had passed through a rebel checkpoint and were approaching the U.S lines when the insurgents opened fire on the Marines and the Marines fired back The source said it was probable that U.S gunfire wounded the newsmen Another Marine patrol took a wrong turn Wednesday into el territory After sharp firing the rebels captured two of the Marines but released them Thursday to the OAS Peace Commission The commission returned them to American In other incidents Thursday snipers wounded two U.S para- troopers and hit a helicopter wounding the pilot in the legs A lurry of sniping activity broke out near the U.S Embassy ing the afternoon but it died down quickly Otherwise Santo Domingo was quiet Thursday and more stores reopened for the first time since the revolution broke out April 24 Col Francisco Caamano Deno the rebel provisional resident hotly denied a charge jy a U.S official that he had agreed to give Communists rasts in his rebel government It's a Caamano told newsmen The funniest thing that hot happened to daily comic strips and tht people who read them since the first caveman invented the banana and slipped on the peel It's brand It's It's THE BORN LOSER Monday In Tht Gazette JUDGE REPORTS BRIDE MISSING AT SEA Yager Shown With Former Eileen K Jeffers Asian Battle Zone Landing Is Made Without A Shot CHU LAI South Viet Nam AP Three thousand more U.S Marines landed on the coast of South Viet Nam today without firing a shot They went ashore in landing craft from a landing force in this Viet area 52 miles south of the big Da Nang Air Base Approximately Seabees the U.S Navy construction and engineering specialists will be landed here in the next two days to construct a major lir field The Seabees will bring the total number of U.S servicemen in South Viet Nam to about 000 The landing was described by the commander of the task force Rear Adm Donald zen of Hamilton Ohio as the amphibious landing in Far East since the Inchon Korea landing in 1950 The Marines began moving at J and the first wave was on the beach at There was no contact with the Viet Cong in the initial stages of he landing But six battalions of Vietnamese troops had been operating in the area for the past two days to prepare the way for the landing The landing increased the number of Marines in the ern part of South Viet Nam to approximately 13.000 The ers are stationed in the Da area Some 60 Vietnamese girls were on the beach with ocal authorities to greet the arriving Marines with garlands of flowers I could learn to love this country said one Marine as he moved in- and with a backward look at the girls The landing was made in ect weather and there was most a picnic atmosphere on the leach The landing boats came hrough the calm sea like giant beetles They were in by a team of 20 under- water demolition experts Come on boys you'll be late to the yelled Jerry Bush 30 of St Louis Mo Few of the Marines even got their feet wet Waiting on the sand was a group of ing officers who had arrived moments before by helicopter They included Lt John deputy U.S commander in Viet Nam It looks he said They are good-looking troops There was no surf or we would have had plenty of said Adm Wulzen But we have had no casualties at all As a matter of fact in the last three operations of this kind we have had only one bruised leg and an injured eye After leaving their landing vehicles the heavily burdened combat Marines threw off their and lumbered ly through the heavy sand to expand their perimeter Later in the morning tanks and other equipment moved ashore It was estimated it might take up to four days to bring all the equipment ashore Porch Falls Twenty Hurt DES PLAINES AP A second-floor porch on a convent gave way Thursday and sent 24 young women sprawling on the ground amid the debris were injured nine of hem requiring hospital ment The accident occurred at the rear of a building of the convent of the Sisters of the Holy y of Nazareth where the en aged 17 o 20 attend Dolores College training school for ces in the order The condition of those kept in he hospital was reported good today Woman Heads Law Review CHAPEL HILL AP Mrs Doris Roach Bray 27 of Reidsville mother of a old daughter is the first an to be named editor-in-chief of the North Carolina Law view Mrs Bray the top student in her class will start her third and final year in he University of North Carolina Law School next fall Her father Howard D Roach is a building contractor She was graduated with est honors from Lake Erie Col- lege in Painesville Ohio and was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at Yale where she received her degree Heiress Vanishes From Yacht LONG BEACH Calif AP The Coast Guard planned to widen its search today for leen Jeffers Yager wealthy bride of a Los Angeles judge She is believed to have fallen overboard Thursday from the couple's chartered honeymoon yacht Superior Court Judge Thomas C Yager 47 said his wife ished while he was below deck It was my he said that she was behind the wheel He called her disappearance the most tragic thing that has ever happened to me Mrs Yager 61 heiress to a railroad fortune married the jurist last Monday in the private chapel of James Francis nal Mclntyre Catholic arch- bishop of Los Angeles Former Gov Goodwin J Knight was best man It was the first marriage for each The couple was returning from Santa Catalina Island aboard the yacht Care Free when Mrs Yager presumably fell overboard Del Sgt Hallinen of the Los Angeles County sheriff's department said the tion is being conducted on the assumption that she fell over- board There is no indication of foul play or said Hallinen and we are handling this as a routine re- port A massive air and sea search was conducted until nightfall Mrs the adopted daughter of the late William M Jeffers retired president of the Union Pacific Railroad was his chief beneficiary when he died in 1963 Flay Terres who lives on the Hope Rd has an answer to the It's a but you pedal it bicycle style The story and picture are on page IB ft And here's where other features can be Ask Astro Guide Bridge IB Comics Dear Abby Editorials Movies Sports TV Woman's News SB President To Decide On Timing WASHINGTON AP said today the States hopes to begin withdrawing some of its troops from the Dominican Re- public within a few days as contingents from other American nations move in Final decisions on the timing and number of withdrawals are yet to be made by President Johnson Officials indicated they would be shaped in erable degree by the speed and size of forces contributed by other countries to the keeping operations of the of American States The OAS voted early day to set up an inter-American military force in the Dominican Republic Two countries Para- guay and Venezuela announced they were ready to contribute military units The Costa Security Ministry said later Thursday that would send 10 to 20 men from its police organization since it has no regular army Brazil and Ar- gentina were reported ering contributing military units There was a report in diplo- matic quarters here that three prominent political figures of the Caribbean area might be asked by the OAS to play an important role in helping solve the political problems involved in creating a democratic regime in the Dominican They are former Gov Luis Munoz Marin of Puerto Rico former President Romulo Be- of Venezuela and for- mer President Jose Figueres of Costa Rica The three have long been identified with what is known in Latin-American cal circles as the democratic left All are strongly munist and Tlie three have been in ington for several days and have been in touch with Johnson as well as he Organization of American States The rebel movement in the Dominican Republic a ment which the United States asserts was captured by Com- munist and Castroite leaders has produced a regime under the leadership of Col Francisco Caamano Deno but it has not won U.S or other American recognition U.S authorities are reported deeply suspicious of association with the rebel movement after it ly was taken over by the Com- SIGNS WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson signed today a special million tion to finance the war in Viet Nam and said it was a message of American determination to resist aggression in Southeast Asia ATTORNEY SAYS NEVER Attorney Matt Murphy who says he is a Klansman and his children will be Klansmen wears NEVER button never grate and smokes cigar as he waits for jury to return a verdict in the murder trial of his Klan client Collie Wilkins Jr charged with slaying civil rights worker Deadlocked Jury In Long Session Ala API A deadlocked jury was called back into court today to try again for a verdict in the civil rights murder trial of a Ku Klux Klansman The 12 jurors deliberated four hours and 20 minutes Thursday evening before Circuit Judge T Werth Thagard ordered them locked up for the night He told the jurors all white men to resume their tions at 9 Central ard Time in hope of reaching the unanimous agreement essary to convict or acquit Col- lie Leroy Wilkins Jr 21 of Fairfield Ala of the slaying of Viola Gregg Liuzzo a white il rights worker from Detroit Mich Thagard handed the gree murder case to the jury at p.m Thursday and 75 minutes later a rap on the door of the high-ceilinged jury room appeared to herald a verdict But the jurors only wanted further instructions from the court They asked whether they could convict the paunchy crewcut defendant of a lesser offense than der The judge repeating his lier charge explained they had a choice of murder second-degree murder slaughter or acquittal Two hours later Thagard called the jurors back to the courtroom and gave them the choice of taking time out for dinner then or if they hadn't agreed on the fate of the accused to wait and get a steak when you get to ery Each night since the trial be- gan the jury has been taken 25 miles to Montgomery where quarters were made available in the modern air conditioned court house The jury in a murder trial must be kept together day and night and neither the old Lowndes County Courthouse nor the small town of the Hayneville has the facilities to house the 12 men At 8 p.m the judge the jurors again and in- quired What do you say We don't appear to be near a replied Clifford a Burkville Ala farmer who apparently was chosen jury foreman Thagard then called off for the night The jurors retired with the case after listening to the tant plea for white supremacy from klan attorney Matt II Murphy Jr the defense lawyer and a warning against from three states attorneys Murphy himself a klan ber as well as legal counsel for United Klans of America punctuated his speech to the jury with frequent ders of the civil rights struggle going on in Alabama At one point he shouted I'm proud of my heritage I'm proud to be a white man I'm for white The Communists and the nigger sic have taken us over he Some of them have even infiltrated this courtroom to watch this trial He mentioned no names Legislators Told State Is Dumping Ground For Drugs And Pep Pills RALEIGH AP to curtail drug traffic in North Carolina awaits Senate action following its passage by the House Thursday Rep Sam Johnson of Wake who sponsored the two bills said they were prompted by a statement labeling North lina a dumping ground for drugs The statement was made by Waiter F Anderson director of the State Bureau of gation Johnson's bills are aimed at peddlers of so-called pep pills and other drugs The House amended one of the measures Thursday iiy knocking out a clause requiring imprisonment for a second ition The amended would make it a to sell offer ror sale or give away a turate or stimulant A first violation would be by from six months to five years imprisonment A ond violation would be one to 10 years Meanwhile Wake Sen Jyles Coggins nattered child is only one step short of ment Only Senate concurrence in some House amendments is needed to enact it The would provide im- munity from law suils for and others who report cases of child abuse The ure would apply only when a child is below years of age Sens Tom White of Lenoir and Julian AUsbrook of Halifax introduced a resolution day calling for the creation of a commission in study the re- organization of state ment Similar commissions have been appointed in past years AUsbrook said the has ing to do with legislation earlier this week to ish the legislative council ated by the 1963 General sembly White said however he thought commission would bt of more value to the state than the council He sponsored the Senate to do sway with the council The study commission would be composed of nine persons appointed by the governor They would report the results of their study to the 1967 ture In other legislative action Rep Paul Story of McDowell and others introduced a to allow the branches of the Con- University of North Carolina to use left over funds for research projects Present law requires the university to return the money to the state The Senate received a identical to one already in the House calling for the ment of a Highway Safety Re- seaich Center at the University of North Carolina Representatives of the North Carolina Medical Society spoke out s t r o n g 1 y at a hearing against a which would change the law on services can render men contended the would allow chiropractors to move in- to field ri
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