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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 11, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 AstoeUtM Preu tnd United Prew laternatioMl Full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE 11 1H3 10c Paper Consists of One Ho 10S I P lj i li Festival anniversary draws 45000 KrH2 BAND OF national prize winning Lockport 111 High School band marches playing down the North Iowa Band Festival parade route approaching the 1st and N Federal inter Report Wallace will give in as troops go to to surrender might of the TUSCALOOSA Ala Gov George Wallace prepared to the armed federal govern ment and permit the admission oftwo Negro students to the University of Alabama Top sources close to the gov ernor including his press sec retary confirmed that Wallace undoubtedly would stepaside when troops of the federalized Alabama National Guard arrive on the campus to enforce a fed eral court order the university desegregating Wallace waited in Foster Au plece where two Negroes his final confrontation timate surrender will woujd agajn jned up with the governor but that no attempt would be made to oppose the troops Bill Jones press secretary to the governor told reporters that Wallace has never said he will oppose the armed might of the federal government It thus appeared that Wallace was ready to capitulate in his defiance of a federal court order and President Kennedys order to cease and desist from in terfeering with the enrollment of the two Negroes Jones said Wallace will again present himself as a physical barrier at the door of Foster Au ditorium but will stand aside before the Army He said the highway patrol defiance of a proclamation by Kennedy and a federal court in junction Kennedy said he acted be cause the commands in his pro clamation have not been obeyed and the unlawful ob structions of justice and combi nations referred to therein con tinue Honors paid to Milligan Weatherman cooperates By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazelle Editor Rank upon precise rank young musicians swung smartly through downtown Mason City Tuesday as the North Iowa Band Festival celebrated its silver anni versary An estimated 45000 persons watched banked along every foot of the parade route that stretched for more than a mile The beat of the bands matched the snap in the air It was cool and overcast ideal for marching and comfortable for viewing The temperature crowded 60 and occasionally the sun broke through There was something for ev eryone 82 marching bands from North Iowa and southern Minnesota 77 smiling queens and 23 floats This was a day for plumes and bass drums strutting ma jorettes and occasional clowns Most of all it was a big day I for Mr and Mrs Lester Milli Igan Milligan a founder of the Iband festival and its organizer through the years presided as honorary chairman The Mtttigans rode in the lead car of the parade and later took tive military service of thejtary tosuppressunlawful on the Central Park section The band won national competition held here last year at the Music Man Band Festival and was invited back to the silver anniversary festival as band of honor A HIT Rice Greenfield with a string of twirling and beauty contest titles behind her showsher talents here again during the North Iowa Band Festival parade She has been a special guest at past festivals in Mason City since she won the nationalchampionship Bought their ranging from The Secretary of Defense is authorized and directed to take all appropriate steps to remove obstructions of justice in the state of Alabama the order said Another of the governors top aides said The governor is waiting for the troops There will be no shoving or pushing There may be a minutes word battle and then he will fly back to Mont gomery or to Huntsville if necessary A third Negro student Dave McCIarity is scheduled to be enrolled at the Universitys ex tension center at Huntsville Thursday The President issued his ex ecutive order shortly after Ala bama Gov George C Wallace blocked entry of the Negroes in Pesch to take up law practice DBS MOINES Safety Commissioner Carl Pesch whose term expires June 30 said Tuesday he will prac tice law in Waterloo beginning July 1 Pesch 33 Iowas youngest safety commissioner in history stirred controversy last year when he assigned unmarked patrol cars to cruise the high ways Iowa was one of 10 Kimm its traffic Ross Britt Miss North Iowa death tollbelow the It further authorized the de fense secretary to use such o the armed forces of the Unitec States as he may deem neces sary Kennedy specifically directed McNamara to call into the ac United States any or all of the units of the Army National Guard andof the Air National Guard of the state of Alabama Army units trained hi riot control have been stationed at Ft McClellan Ala on a stand y basis since Kennedy sent them there for possible use in the Birmingham race riots But this was the firstauthorization for their actual use in an Ala bama racial trouble spot Kennedys order called on Mc Namara To enforce the laws of the United States within semblies combinations conspirreviewing stand acies and domestic violence which oppose or obstruct the exLt ecution of the laws of the United The parade starting promptly 10 am was colorful It had States or impede the justice under those laws a constant change of pace course of I Thc martial music o Sousa and King echoed and reechoed The Presidents order in efalong the length of Federal Ave fect would place the Alabama nue Some bands inserted mis National Guard at the disposal chievous melodies and sassy of McNamara if he chose to steps Others leaned to football use its members in Tuscaloosa marching songs and the lilting McNamara it was of Meredith Willson Featured was the national band which won its title a year ago atthe North Iowa Band Festival in competition with units from 30 states Onlookers rewarded the Lock port visitors with generous ap plause reminded once again r the bands excellence First band in the was from Mason City High School followed by Miss Joyce Rice Greenfield the national baton twirling champion Others in the advance section ncluded Miss Vicki Ross of Brill the reigning festival queen Paul Yoder Fort Lau derdale Fla guest conductor Mayor and Mrs George Men Veterans among the viewers own equipment lawn c ha i r s stood merely would have to goLu T E through the formality of HI Alabama including the US district court injunctions forbid ding Wallace to interfere with admission of the Negroes to the university It further directed the secre through the formality fying the guards commanding officer if he wanted to federal ize the unit Kennedy previously had or dered Wallace to cease and de don and three former festiva queens Mrs Phyllis Nelson Ames Mrs Earl Rygh Garner 1955 and Mrs Gar Boeke Cresco placed in strategic locations to tiigh ladders Small boys obviously tutored by older brothers whistled at queensandgenerally were re warded with a wave Perhaps the most spectacular ight was Miss Merry Rotary demure lass of generous pror portions tentatively identified s W R Bill Wagner It couldnt be but it is aid one awed spectator The bucktoothed beauty had a Rotary band to match char acters all They saluted 25 years of distinktion Some of the quickstepping bands were led by a bevy ot Please turn to page 2 any unlawful ob justice in connee NORTH of 1962 rides near the lead of the 25th North Iowa Band Festival North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy cooler Tuesday night chance of light rain Fair Wednesday with a high expected in 70s Low Tuesday night m upper Ms Weather details en 2 toll below the previous year The death rate this year s running above 1962 but be low 1961 SAME sist from struction of tion with the admission of the Negro students The order was contained in a proclamation signed at 9 am CST and was the final technical requirement before ordering use of troops if necessary The President signed the proc lamation shortly before the gov ernor showed up on the campus despite Kennedys plea to stay away and leave these matters in the courts of law where they belong Inside The Globe BOY SCOUT trip ends n tragedy 12 die Page 2 STRIKE DEADLINE tended in rail talks Page 2 ex GOP ATTACKS JFK plans for test treaty Page 3 ROCK CREEK Church plans Page 10 Lutheran centennial f GOVERNOR MAKES HIS Gov George Wallace left raises his hand to stop a gov ernment official who attempted to enroll two Ne groes on the University of Alabama campus in Tus caloosa At right is Nicholas Katzenbach deputy U S attorney general who escorted Vivian Malone and James Hood to the campus GIANTS BEAT Dodgers 73 to halt 7game los ing string Page 11 4 if Society news North Iowa newsIt Sports 1112 Latest Markets 14 Mason City news 1415 Comics14 Clear Lake news 17 Transit timetable It Classified U11 THE MAN HIMSELF Milli gan and his wife ride in the honored place in the North Iowa Band Festival parade The days festival events are dedicated to Milligan founder and year ly organizer of the annual celebration through its quarter century as a North Iowa institution   

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