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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 21, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for th Tht newspoper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE IJ Home Edition VOL 104 AMOcULetf and United lateroatlona mil LCIM Wlrci MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21 UOc Paper ConslrtJ of Two No 11 warns Red Chinese State refuses juror Ruby attorney approved man OUR WIRE SERVICES DALLAS Jack Rubys de fense Friday accepted its sec ond prospective juror in 31 tries hut the state dismissed him with a peremptory challenge The man who was accepted by defense attorney Melvin Belli was a tall lean Texastype James C Bland 42 an appli ance store manager with a wife and two children The World War II submarine service veteran told the states attorneys that he had no scruples against the death pen alty Apparently what impressed Belli most about him was his answer to Bellis question as to whether he could be a fair juror With Gods help he re plied I feel I could be fair Thats one of the nicest ex pressions I have heard since I came to Dallas Belli said Shortly after that he accept ed Bland District Attorney Henry M Wade exercised the second of his 15 allowed peremptory chal lenges onBland No reasons are given with such challenges Max E Causey 35 an elec tronics analyst was selected Thursday as the first juror Juror Causey is just what weve been looking for Belli said after both sides agreed on him Thursday Causey 35 holds a masters degree in education Undei questioning he said he was fa miliar with the names of some prominent psychiatrists men tioned by Belli and knew about books they have written He die not indicate he had read the books Rubys defense against a charge of murder with malice will be based on temporary in MAX CAUSEY sanity Causey said he has an open mind about what Belli called transient insanity Ruby killed Lee Harvey Os wald accused assassin of Pres ident Kennedy as Oswald was being transferred from a Dallas jail Prior to Causeys appearance Thursday fourth day of the prospective jurors summoned for questioning had been rejected Causey square shouldered and muscular with crewcut hair is a former Air Force pi lot Working Saturdays he re ceived his masters degree at East Texas State College about two years ago His wife Rose may has a masters degree in physical education They have two sons 8 die in fire in Chicago CHICAGO UPI A police detectives seven young sons and daughters and a boarder died Friday in a fire which roared through their bungalow lidme on Chicagos west side The father mother and oldest son escaped The boy Keith 14 jumped from a second floor window after trying to lead his brothers and sisters to safety The father detective James Al ford 37 was blown out of a Window and landed in flames on his lawn The barrelchested Negro po liceman begged the Rev Pat rick McPolin Father I know theyre all dead Give them a blessing will you The dead children were James Alford 11 Calvin S Stephen 5 Tyrone 3 Denise 10 Patsy 7 and Christine 1 Also killed was L T Robin son 51 Alfords cousin who had been living with the family since he came to Chicago from Birmingham Ala Police said the fire started when Robinson fell asleep while smoking acigarette He awoke hauled his burning mattress to a bathroom but was unable to put out the flames His shouts aroused the parents but the flames spread upstairs to the attic where the children slept Mrs Gloria Alford 33 told police Robinson had been drink ing Both parents were hospitalized suffering from shock Alford was in severe condition with a brok en leg and burns covering his arms and shoulders Vote Kossuth school off approved list DES MOINES The State Board of Public Instruction Thursday voted to remove the Grant Consolidated School Dis trict in northern Kossuth Coun ty from the list of stateap proved schools effective July 1 This makes the district in eligible to receive state aid funds State Supt Paul F Johnston said Grant operates an elemen tary school with 70 are two grades in each room and all of the five fulltime teachers are still working to ward their college degrees He said the school has no superin Icndenl or principal A N Quintard Kossuth Coun ty school superintendent saic there are three alternatives left 18 trucks to Castro MADRID Spanish Pe gaso car and truck manufac turing concern said Thursday it had shipped the first 18 trucks of a total of 110 purchased by Cuba North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair and continued cold Friday night lows 813 Increasing cloudiness and warmer Saturday occasional light snow beginning highs near 30 Weather details on page J The Globes Iowa Line for the Grant School District To send its students out of the district on a tuition basis to en ter into reorganization with an other district or lo continue to operate as an unapprovec school without state aid The state department can go no further in its jurisdiction according to Supt Quintard Taking the school off the ap proved list means depriving it of both transportation aid and general aid The Grant district had a high school until five years ago Since that time its high school students have gone to either Swea City or Ledyard on tui tion It now operates as an ele mentary school with kindergar ten through eighth grade House to pose for photograph WASHINGTON House passed a resolution Thursday authorizing a photograph to be taken of one of its regular ses sions It will be included in fu ture editions of a pictorial book on Congress entitled We The People KING PAUL OF GREECE AP Photofax King Paul reportedly doing well ATHENS Paul of Greece underwent an emergen cy operation for a stomach ul cer Friday and a medical bulle tin said the operation had been successful The bulletin was issued at the Royal Palace after fears for the 62yearold kings life had steadily mounted in Athens It gave no indication of how long the operation lasted The operation went very well Dr N Tsamboulas told newsmen assembled outside the Tatoi Palace 26 miles north of Athens The king is all right now the doctor added without elabo ration He was one of five doctors who signed the medical bulle tin In his last official act before the operation the king signed a decree Thursday naming Con stantine 23 the crown prince as regent As such Constantino will perform all the royal du ties at least until the monarch has recovered NOTED DOCTOR DIES BETHESDA Md George Wyeth 86 specialist in neoplastic diseases died here Wednesday Inside The Globe BOYS SECTIONAL tournament finals Pages 1112 cage Editorials Comics 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets Society news 89 Clear Lake news 9 Sports news H Television news 13V Classified pages U17 North Iowa news McNamara mum on Goldwater latest attacks Cyprus debate delayed Expected to resume Monday WASHINGTON tary of Defense Robert S Me Namara is absorbing in silence Sen Barry Goldwaters in creasingly sharp slings and ar rows McNamara is not counter punching in the de fense secretarys associates in dicate hes unlikely to do so McNamara is not normally a man to turn the other cheek or avoid a scrap But he is said to feel that making any new public state ments in reply to Goldwater would only give the Arizona Re publican another peg on which to hang his attack UNITED NATIONS NY SecretaryGeneral U Thant riday obtained a delay in UN Security Council debate on Cyp rus until Monday while he con Jnued talks on his plan to case the crisis Council members agreed to Thants request for thedelay and the next meeting was scheduled tentatively for Mon day afternoon General agreement on broae objectives was reported from private negotiations or Thant proposals for an internationa peace force an impartial medi atorfto seek a political accord between the feuding Greek anc Turkish Cypriots and a Securi ty Council guarantee of Cyprio independence and territorial in tegrity A Cyprus government repre sentative said there was genera agreement that a mediato should be named and that th international force should b linked to the council through a committee headed by Thant However discussions wen continuing on the nations tha should be asked to supply th troops which Thant reportedlj wants to draw fron British Commonwealth and flonalignei nations i Disagreement was reported on whether the Security Counci resolution should refer to the 1960 treaty by which Britain Greece and Turkey guaranteec the independence of Cyprus anc the maintenance of the islanc republics constitution Greek Cypriots want no men tion of the treaty because i permits Greece Turkey anc Britain to intervene militarily The Greek Cypriots want to end the Turkish Cypriot minoritys veto over legislation and they fear a Turkish invasion to par tition the island between the two communities Britain Turkej and the United States are insist ing that the council take cog nizance of the treaty Thant told newsmen thought this dispute could be compromised Sporadic shooting continued on Cyprus where British are trying to enforce a cease fire until an international force can take over Turk premier survives assassination attempt ANKARA Turkey AP A Turk fired three shots at Pre mier Ismet Inonu Friday as he was entering his official car in front of his office All shots missed and police grabbed the man I hope I kill him police said the wouldbe assassin ISMET INONU shouted as he opened five with a pistol It would be for the good of the country The man was identified as Mesut Suna 38 an opponent of the military revolution of I960 that overthrew the Menderes regime The premier 79 had just left his office to go to the National Assembly a short distance away when the shots rang out Unruffled he got into his car and proceeded to the assembly Police said Suna admitted he had fired his pistol with intent to kill Sunn came to Ankara two days ago from Kayseri 165 miles southeast of Ankara where he is a foreman of a power station Informed sources said he is a supporter of the outawed Dem ocratic party of the late strong man premier Adnan Menderes Menderes and other leaders of the party were executed after being convicted of crimes against the state 8 subs to be based in Spain SUSPENDS FIREMEN Edward lork Citys fire commissioner is shown as he an nounced the suspension of five firemen including the company captain of Engine Co 35 in East Harlem Scandal at fire station burns the commissioner NEW YORK Com missioner Edward Thompson blazing mad over reports that women allegedly of ill repute have frequented a Manhattan firehouse has suspended five firemen including the company captain The reputation of the depart ment could br at stake Thomp son said He said an investigation begun last month showed that more than once unauthorized civil ians both male and female had visited the firehouse of En gine Co 35 on East 119th St MADRID AP The United States is going to base eight Polaris submarines at the US Spanish naval base at Rota on Spains southern Atlantic Coast within easy reach of the Med iterranean The submarine tender Pro teus is expected to arrive Mon day at Rota from Holy Loch Scotland only other US Polar is submarine base in Europe to become mother ship to the new squadron The pending assignment of the nuclear submarines to Rota had been an open secret in the area for weeks There was no formal announcement in Ma drid but the commander of the Polaris squadron at Holy Loch Capt David Bell confirmed the reports Thursday in disclosing the departure of the Proteus Break down cornstalk Hughes DES MOINES Gov Har old Hughes said Friday that some members of the Iowa Leg islature are concerned about keeping a cornstalk curtain around their own individual counties The governors statement was in reply to a newsmans ques tion whether Hughes thpught that a number of legislators would be against any reappor tionment plan that would elimi nate their House seats Thompson said the wome were in the firehouse more tha once but he declined to giv further details The third floo quarters of the firehouse report edly was involved Hah of the companys 30 fire men have been quizzed thus far Thompson said adding All o the men in this company are no evil men but they will all b questioned Formal allegations will b filed against the suspended fire men next week for a depar mental hearing The commis sioner said the hearing will b open The suspended fire captain Joseph J Sosa 45 of Flora Park NY is a 22year vetera with two heroism awards Also suspended were Martin Buchalter 33 of Sta en Island Alfred W Cordes 31 and John J McHiigh 27 bot of the Bronx and William A Icn 31 of Richmond Hil Queens All five were accused of con duct prejudicial to good orde and discipline conduct tendin to bring reproach upon the d partment and disorderly con duct An additional charge of con duct unbecoming an officer was filed against Sosa Report Baker Kerr were close SAME WASHINGTON UPH The jlate Sen Robert S Kerr D Okla steered former Senate aide Robert G Bobby Baker and a friend into a profitable bank stock deal in Oklahoma according to testimony released Friday by a Senate committee investigating Baker The testimony by Fred B fBlack Jr at a closed hearing Monday by the Senate Rules Committee referred to a deep father and son the politicallypower ful Kerr and Baker secretary to Senate Democrats at the time Black Washington representa tive for North American Avia tion Corp and formerly asso ciated with Baker in a vending machine business said he bor rowed from the Fidelity National Bank in Oklahoma City to buy 6400 shares of stock in the Farmers and Merchant State Bank of Tulsa on advic from Kerr The purchase was made ac cording to Black with the un derstanding that Baker coul have onehalf of the stock any time that he could come u with the money Asked by Sen John Sherma Cooper RKy a rules com mi tee member whether he sug gested that Baker take part o the stock Black replied didnt suggest that Sen Ker did A transcript of the testimon showed that Black discusse Kerrs warm regard for Bake under questioning by Sen How ard Cannon DNev Senator Kerr told me that outside of his sons hi wife he never knew and love a man so much as he did Bobb Baker said Black Refers to Viet trouble Says China courts danger LOS ANGELES ent Johnson shaking a finger t Communist China said Friday hat outsiders supporting Com munist guerrillas in South Viet NTam are playing a deeply dangerous game At the same time Johnson argued that communisms trou bles around the globe actually are more acute than those fac ng the United States He said US problems are eclipsed by the spreading civil war among lommunists a reference to he policy gulf between the So viet Union and Communist Chi na After citing difficulties in Viet Nam Cyprus Panama and uba he said Larger than the troubles I have noted is the spreading civil var among Communists He did not elaborate on thii itatement The President gave his for ign policy in ah address prepared for an outdoor convo cation at the University of Cali ofnia at Los Angeles held to lonor Johnson and visiting Pres dent Adolfo Lopez Mateos of Mexico IThis was the prelude to two days of MexicanAmerican good will talks atthe desert resort of Palm Springs 90 miles away Johnson reaffirmed American determination to support the in dependence of South Viet Nam He described this as a 10year old commitment we will con tinue to honor But he said thi Vietnamese war is first and foremost a contest to be won by the government and people of that country for themselves The President did not name Communist China in his discus sion of Viet Nam But his mean ing was clear in saying that those engaged in external5di rection and supply of the guer rilla war would do well to re member that this type of aggres sion is a deeply dangerous game Johnson said that in our for eign policy today there is room neither for complacency nor for alarm Declaring that there is no panic on our agenda Johnson said that if the nations adver saries offer deeds of peace our own response will be swift He said our undevialing pol icy is to do all that strengthens the hope for peace And he said nothing will make us weary in these tasks Ticking off trouble spots by one Johnson first cited Viet Nam then Cyprus where strife between Greeks and Turks threatens to erupt in an Eastern Mediterranean war Johnson pledged anew that the United States though not di rectly involved will do all we can to find a solution to the Cypriotproblem I appeal for an end to blood shed before it is too late he said Johnson meets Mexican chief Hes short one LOS ANGELES Johnson and Mexican President Lopez Maleos exchanged greet ings at International Airport Friday at the start of two dayi of friendly talks here and in Palm Springs Johnson flew in from an over night stay in Palm Springs just minutes Before Lopez Matcoi arrived from the Mexican bor der town of Tijuana Johnson gave a bear hug to the shorter Lopez Mateos who said in Spanish If Id known how tall you look 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