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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 5, 1963, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for MM The newspaper that mokes oil North lowons neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 tad United International Full MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 5 W3 10c a Paper Consists Four SectionsSection One No 100 Admit f North ROBERT CHAPMAN ALBERT LEA Minn The slaying of an Iowa minister has been admitted by a young Al bert Lea man Robert Eugene Chapman 22 Sheriff Everett Stovern said Wednesday A check of records at the Mason City Police Department revealed Chapman was picked up in Mason City in 1956 as a runaway He was released to his parents Worth County of ficials said Chapman had no po lice record in their area Stovern said that Chapman told him that robbery was the motive for the stabbing and shooting death of the Rev B E Nyjordet 42 last May 23 Chapman said he got only a S5 bill and some change from the Rev Mr Nyjordet pastor of a rural Lutheran church at Silver Lake just south of the Iowa Minnesota border in Worth County No charge has been filed Freeborn County Attorney Robert C Tuveson said Wednes day that an order has been is sued by district court that a grand jury be convened Friday at 11 am to consider charges against Chapman Stovern said that Chapman a parolee from St Cloud Minn Reformatory was picked up two days ago at his home and alleg edly admitted the slaying Tues day night The sheriff declined to go into additional details except to say that the slaying was done near Hay ward Minn where blood had been found previously The body was found May 24 on a game preserve near here by two veterinarians who were aiding in the search for the missing minister Authorities said that the Rev Mr Nyjordet was stabbefc 14 times and shot twice A largescale search for the minister was touched off after his blood smeared car was found in an Albert Lea bowling alley parking lot May 23 Pastor Ben as he was known to his parishioners was last seen alive about that morning Earlier he had visited postgraduation parties in the Silver Lake area for youths of his congregation who had been graduated from NorthwoodKen sett High School The last of these parties he attended was at the farm home of Mr and Mrs Melford Per kins When he left there about pm he told Mrs Perkins he had a cold and was going home A slug from a 22 caliber weapon was found inside the car The Rev Mr Nyjordets billfold containing cards and papers was found in the glove compartment of the car But no money was there The minister was a bachelor and lived in the church parson age near the Silver Lake church with his mother He came to the Silver Lake church from Greenbush Minn in 1957 Chapman entered the Albert Lea High School in September 1956 but dropped out He reentered in 1957 and again quit School officials said he was not a trouble maker but was a low average student attended classes irregularly would not work and took no part in extracurricular activities His record of arrests began in 1954 with theft of a bicycle Later that year he was arrested for larceny and as a runaway In 1956 he was arrested for car theft and as a suspicious person A breaking and entering arrest was made in 1958 and the follow ing year Chapman was arrested twice for burglary After the 1958 breaking and en tering arrest Chapman was com d PC milled to Red Wing State Train ing School or Boys on March 13 1358 and was paroled Jan 22 1959 In 1959 he was arrested for third degree burglary and while out on bond was arrested for an other burglary He was sentenced to the Youth Conservation Com mission for a term up to 10 years and on Feb 19 i960 was trans ferred to St Cloud Reformatory Chapman was paroled Nov 7 1962 Minnesota has no capital pun ishment First and second degree murder is punishable by a man datory life sentence The Rev Mr Nyjordefc is sur vived by his mother Mrs Carl Nyjordet four sisters and a brother r REV B E NYJORDET BIRMINGHAM Ala federal judge Wednesday barred1 defiant Gov George C Wallace from his avowed doorway stand against enrollment of Negroes at the University of Alabama The injunction by US Dist Judge Seybourn H Lynne prohib its Wallace or anyone in concert with him from physically inter fering with court ordered desegre gation of the state institution The order does not ban Wallace from the campus In clear language the Alabama born jurist spelled out federal su Tearful John Jr has his problems WASHINGTON President Kennedys son John F Jr went to see his father take off for a western trip and acted as if he would have liked to go along The 2Vayearold boy climbed aboard for a fast look at the big presidential jet and a few min utes later emerged with tears streaming down his face not wanting to leave The boy kept looking back over his shoulder at the big plane that was about to take his father on a swing of five slates including Hawaii His nurse held him firm ly by the hand and they boarded the helicopter that had brought him from the White House President Kennedy said on the first stop of his tour Wednesday the surest way to bring war is to embrace the idea of a nuclear believe that war too terrible to happen In this fashion Kennedy began a fourday Western trip on a somber note However in the same address prepared for the fifth graduating class of the US Air Force Academy Kennedy wound up with a brighter proph ecy We believe he said in the ability of man to triumph over the terrible forces he has cre ated We believe in the dignity of man and his eternal right to be free And we believe finally that we are going to prevail Court bars Wallace from interfering premacy and swept away any ves tige of validity in the state sov ereignty power claimed by Wal lace The governor of a sovereign state has no authority to obstruct or prevent the execution of the lawful orders of a court of the United States Lynne wrote in an opinion which ended in a moving appeal to Alabamas people The 56yearold jurist took a dramatic departure from the stiff formality of court procedure to express a prayer that all Alabam ians will join in the resolution hat law and order will be main tained With an air of pathos and con cern Lynne love the people of Alabama I know that many of both races are troubled and like Jo nah of old are angry even unto death as the result of distortions of affairs within this stale prac ticed in the name of sensational ism Lynne did not elaborate The judge said it was clear that unless an injunction was issued irreparable injury would resul Inside Your paper SCHOLARSHIPS to 12 Mason City grads total as 314 are grad uated Page 36 ORIOLES KNOCK Yanks out of first Cubs hand Giant pitcher ODell first loss Page 23 CURVED BAR awards to 56 Girl Scouts Page 10 NORTH IOWA school dis tricts in building survey Page 13 ISU GROWTH is amazing Page 3 Editorials4 Society News91011 North Iowa News 13 Comics16 Sports News2324 Clear Lake News2627 Mason City News3638 CubGazette 37 Classified Pages 4243 from obstruction to the lawful orders of this court and the con sequent impairment of the judi cial process of the United Slates Wallace earlier had said he wanted to stand alone to confront the students We dont want anyone at the University of Alabama except those who are authorized to be there he told an educational fraternity Wallace announced he would go on statewide television Wednesday night and Sunday to urge people to keep away from the The Army moved support units f trucks and other vehicles into 7L McClellan about 60 miles to he northeast where 2000 federal roops are on standby possible use in racial troubles Armed with a federal court or ter a second Negro said he would oin James H Meredith loclay as a student at Ihe University of Mis sissippi School officials said no trouble was anticipated with the arrival of Cleve McDowell 21 an honor student Some federa troops still are on duty at the university left there since the bloody rioting last fall when Mei edith entered US Dist Judge Sidney said McDowell is qualified for the mversitys law school and issued n order directing school officials o enroll him Also in Mississippi a Negro mass meeting rejected Tuesday night a proposal from Major Al en Thompson of Jackson that hey end antisegregation demon strations m return for the citys agreement to hire Negroes as po licemen and school crossing guards During the day young Ne groes staged numerous small demonstrations and more than 30 were arrested How the new Pope is chosen VATICAN CITY UPI The Vatican announced Wed nesday that the 82m ember col lege of cardinals will meet in secret conclave beginning June 19 to elect the successor to Pope John XXIII 262nd supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church Thirtysix cardinals held then first meeting this morning since the 81yearold pontiff died two days ago They set the opening date of the conclave for two weeks from Wednes day automatically putting into action preparation carefully outlined by 20 centuries of tradition The first vote by the cardinals Thousands pass body of Pope VATICAN CITY rtVThe every on the new pontiff will be i day people so dear to Pope John vided by three or twothirds plus one if their number can not be divided by three Although at present there are 82 cardinals as many as 10 of them may not be able to come to Rome because of illness or other impediments By canon law the conclave taken on June 20 the day after the conclave begins How long the conclave lasts depends on how long it takes the cardinals to decide on who will be the next pontiff The new Pope must be chosen by a twothirds majority if the number of princes of the church attending can be di XXIII came by the tens of thousands Wednesday to see their beloved pontiff in death The mourners filed between wooden barriers through St Peters Square where many times they had come to see the smiling Pope at his entered the cool basilica to move past his lifeless figure has to begin within 15 to 18 days after the death of the Pope Thus in this case the cardi nals had set the opening date between June 18 and 21 Actually work was under way in the magnificently frescoed Sistinc Chapel even as Pope John was in the agony of his last hours It is there that the actual balloting will take place The first sign to the outside world that a pope has been elected comes from a small chimney rising above the tiled roof of the chapel and the Vati can palaces If the smoke coming from the chimney is black it indicates that the ballots were unsuccess ful and the voting must con will not know who he is for a least half an the senior cardinal deacon in this case Alfredo Cardinal Ottaviani unless he himself is elected ap pears on the central balcony of St Peters Basilica to make the stirring announcement Stacyville marshal is i hospitalized STACYVTLLE Peter Theo fi bald CD Stacyville town mar K hal suffered a concussion in n accident which took place Pamc have injured when he fell from the car in which he was riding while a Pope As the cheers die he will con muc of who has taken the name A few moments later the new Pope himself will appear on the elected The smoke comes at about noon and about pm fol lowing the two morning ballots and the two afternoon ballots If the smoke is white and a new pope is elected the world Little Flint starts growing Bulletin OXFORD Miss Cleve McDowell riding in car with two federal mar shals arrived on the Univer ef Mississippi campus Wednesday to register Gov Ross Barnett earlier dispelled rumors that he or It Gov Paul B Johnson might be on hand in an effort to block the registration Imtead Barnett went on television in Jackson to report that McDowell would be accepted at Ole Miss only because the state couldnt flfht the U S Army Surgery stopped his growth at age of 3 MACON Ga seven years Flint Hunter did not grow at all Since last September he has grown three inches That makes him a threefooter at 10 and he is still growing Flint is in the fifth grade but he is about the size of a small firstgrader His growth halted after serious surgery at 3 A malignant tumor and his pituitary gland had to be re moved from the base of his brain He surprised his doctors by recovering With his pituitary gone his growth was a problem until recent treatment restored it Flint from babyhood on has been somewhat re markable He walked at 7 months A month later his mother had to get him off the roof of the hcuse where he had climbed He never was Jn the first grade He started school in the second grade Flint is a bug on science chemistry biology and electronics He takes motors and engines apart and can put them back together His teachers say he is a prospect for scholarship attainment at the genius level Flint says hed rather quit school and go to work He wants his dad to finance him in the construction business The pintsize pupil has a big boxer dog Beaure ardNo 2 which follows him to school and escorts lim home The lads full name is Roger Flint Hunter Jr but when he was 2 or 3 he got tired of Junior or Little Roger He said he wanted to be called he nas been ever since Flint is shown in the picture with his faithful Boxer Beauregard No 2 who is a constant companion M f Jbf cheers of the crowd and to give his first blessing to the city and to the world The Weather North Iowa Variable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms through Thurs day Chance of locally heavy llnindcrshowcrs Wed nesday night continued warm and humid lows 6367 A little cooler Thursday highs 7684 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 91 63 69 30 7t 52 chasing the violator The strange sequence of events started when Theobald noticed that a car with Minne sota license plates failed to stop at a stop sign in Stacyville He commandeered a nearby car driven by Larry Blake Stacyville and started to chase the violator The Blake car caught up with the Minnesota car at the edge of Stacyville and when it pulled along side to get the car to pull over the Minne sota car swerved forcing the Blake car off the road Blake was able to keep his car from turning over but Theo bald evidently had his hand on the door handle and when the car swerved the door opened and he was thrown out Minnesota officials were noti fied of the accident Wednesday and are investigating 18 DEAD TOKYO itf Typhoon Polly headed out into the Pacific Wed nesday leaving 18 persons dead in Japan one missing and 17 in jured Police said the number of missing and injured would in crease One man dies in crash near Osage man was killed and two others were injured in a fiery auto crash six miles north of here early Wednesday Dead is Martin Ayala 40 a native of Mexico who has lived in Charles City the last two months Injured wore Rogclio Ramos 22 Charles City and Jose Villafranecc 27 former Omaha Neb resident who also has been living in Charles City re ir I ccntly Ramos was listed in serious condition and Villa francco in fair condition at Osagc hospital The accident occurred Highway 218 about am according to Mitchell County Deputy Sheriff Richard Jahnel the investigating officer Jahnel said the northbound car apparently driven by Ra mos went out of control on a curve smashed into a utility pole and caught fire Ramos and Villa franece were thrown clear of the wreck but Ayala was pinned in the blazing auto The men were apparently headed for field work in South ern Minnesota an Ayalas body was taken to the Champion Funeral Home on Osage
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