Saturday, March 14, 1964

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The North Iowas Doily Newspoper for the Home hot makes all North lowo ni n eig h bo Home Edition VOL IM and Uaitod Prew Internitiona Full Wirw MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH UOe paper Coniiils Two SectionsSection kills North lowan Johnson expected to name areas in flood WASHINGTON AP Presi ident Johnson will designate parts of five states in the flood stricken Ohio River Valley as major disaster areas The action possiblySaturday follows a pledge the President made Friday at Cincinnati the final stop on his fivehour dra matic inspection trip that no time wilJl be lost in speed ing aid to victims of the worst Ohio River flood since 1945 The President will make the designations as soon as gover nors of the waterlogged states apply for disaster grants and establish eligibility for the fed eral money Aid allocations will mount into the millons of dol Jars On the basis of first hand re ports given Johnson during his hastily arranged 740mile aeri al survey the following states will be able to claim federal funds to help rebuild and repair essential public facilities Ohio Indiana West Virginia Ken tucky and Missouri Illinois and Pennsylvania which were included en John sons lowaltitude tour will be eligible for less sweeping feder al assistance such as free grain for livestock and easycredit loans for property owners vic timized by the muddy water At the Cincinnati airport John sonsaid he would expedite fed eral aid on the basis of what I saw And he said all Ameri cans joined him in expressing our sympathy to those who have suffered in the disaster that affected an estimated liOOOO people and caused damage of million The quick trip to dramatize Johnsons contention that com passion is not incompatible with ederal frugality inevitably was iaden with political implications in this election year Johnson did nothing to dispel the implications when he made a 15minute campaign style handshaking and autographing Search for crashed plane is continued NEW ORLEANS thorities sealed off an area of huge Lake jppntchartrain where crews worked Saturday to re cover what was believed to be the fuselage of a jetliner that crashed Feb 25 killing all 58 Spokesmen indicated the work was proceeding at top speed be cause rough weather might be m the offing About 16 vessels equipped with floodlights cranes and plastic bags for decomposed bodies T clustered around the site about 35 miles southwest of Goosepointi on the north shore of the 610squaremile lake jpwo Weather outlook Generally fair Saturday af ternoon Saturday night end Sunday Cooler Saturday after n n Weather on page 11 foray into the airport waiting room at Cincinnati where hun dreds of wellwishers crowded around him Governors of tha seven flood affected states were invited by the White House to join Johnson for the trip The only one who could not catch up with the Chief Executive was William W Scranton of Pennsylvania a Re publican who figures prominent ly in talk about potential GOP candidates Scranton sent a deputy 3 As Johnson made his flight Friday the river was receding at Louisville and upstream But its crest had yet to pass west ern Kentucky and southern por tions of Indiana and Illinois It already has left 11 dead more than million in dam ages and by Red Cross esti mates 110000persons affected as its flood wall withstood a crest of 462 feet 182 feet above flood stage but hundreds of residents out side the city had flooded homes Little West Point Ky with some 100 people left in the 2300 population town after mass evacuation earlier had 99per cent damage in varying degree officials estimated Most of Main Streetwas under 4 to 8 feet of water U N meeting eases situation in Cyprus UNITED NATIONS N Y OfVThe Cyprus crisis eased Saturday after the Security Council had met Turkeys in vasion threat with a handsoff warning and Canada had sped a peacekeeping vanguard to ward the island Meeting in emergency session the itnation council moved swiftly Friday nightsafter Tur key had threatened to send in troops and the Greek Cypribt government had retbrted that intervention would mean war Canada dispatched a plane load of officers toward the troubled eastern Mediterranean island as an advance party for 1150 Canadian soldiers expect ed there within two weeks The vanguard was due on Cyprus Saturday Greek Cypriots put on a war footing afterIthe Turkish warn ing were relaxed somewhat with the move A GreekCypriot government spokesman seemed to sfumup the feeling in several capitals with this remark We can sleep peacefully now The Security Council met on less than three hours notice to hear SecretaryGeneral U Thant plead with Turkeyagainst go Reaction expected to land reform in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil JB anticipated a pos sible fierce reactionSaturday to a controversial land reform decree expropriating land for hundreds of thousandsof land less peasants Many feared the decree signed by President JoaolGou lart Fiday night would set off land invasions by the impoy erished peasants Landowners have vowed to turn them back with bullets In Sap Paulo state Adhermar de Barros said he woulduse his 40000man police force to pre vent any government seizure of land Goulart also sighed an execu tive decree the seven remaining p r i v a te Ly ownel oil refineries The state Petrobras oil monopoly was or dered to take over the refiner ies within 30 days by friendly negotiations or judicial ac tion using its own resources After signing the decrees at the presidential palace Goulart addressed a cheering throng of 200000 workers and farmersin Republic Square and described the land decree as the first step for the solution of Brazils agrarian problemHe prom ised to begin dividing up the expropriated lands within 60 days Vj The decree calls for the ex propriation of unused lots of land larger than 1235 acres up to six miles on either side of federal roads railroads and waterways Goularttold the crowd Gen Douglas MacArthur used this method in carrying out land re form during the US occupation of Japan and added nobody cancall this great American general a Communist or sub versive ing through with its threat to intervene to protect badly out numbered Turkish Cypriots Greek Cypriot envoy Zenon Rossides who asked if or the meeting told the council he feared Turkey intended to in vade Cyprus that very night He urged the UN to protect Cy prus from the Turks V of Turkey de nied r threa teninf Turf ish note to Cyprus hadset any time limitfor compliance with its demands to stop attacks on and restrictions against Cypri bts of Turkish descent V an ultimatum Eialphdeclared It is a warn ng The council responded with a unanimous resolution urging al UN members to refrainfrom any action or threat of action likely to worsen the situation on the island torn by Greek Turkish communal strife ThamVtold the council that the proposed 7000man UN peace keeping force for Cyprus now could be established withoii further delay He said Canada Ireland and Sweden had prom ised to provide troops to help British forces already on the land Inside The Globe Church news 45 Society news t i Clear Lake news i North Iowa news I Sports news Newman Surveyor 1 Mason City news 1213 Comics 1 Classified pages 141 Editorials II SIGN OF THE TIMES sentiments are displayed on banner carried by Greek Cypriot schoolboys marching behind a Greek flag in Nico sia Cyprus during demonstration Fri day The Cyprus crisis flared up when m i Photofax I urkey demanded a ceasefire and a special session of the U N Security Council was called in New York Ses sion was called atrequest of Cyprus to forestall a possible Turkish invasion expect ra pid cl ec i s io n DALLAS Tex ft J a c k Rubys fate life death was placed in the the jury in his murder trial at am Saturdayand his attorneys said they expect a speedy verdict Ruby sat through five hours of arguments Friday night un moving and with a face like a mask Ruby killed Lee Harvey Os wald in the Dallas police station Stabbing kills Roland mart AMES An apparent teenage gang fight resulted in the death of a young Roland man Saturday and hospitalizatiori of another youth with stab wounds Charles Christian 21 died in a localhospital from wounds to the chest and abdomen Injured was Joseph Girrs 18 no ad dress given Story V County Atty George Larson who is conducting the in vestigation into the fatal stab only that several youths were involved in an al tercation late Friday night Several youths have been taken into custody hut no charges have been filed Nov24 Oswald assassinating President John FJ Kennedy Rubys defense is insanity When Judge Joe B Brown told thejury toretire he said I presume you will want to be gin deliberations in the morn ing Most of the jurors nodded in theaffirmative The judge in structed the eight men and four women to elect a foreman be gin deliberations and then write your verdict on the forms provided for that purpose In Texas the jury not only determines guilt or innocence it also fixes the extent of the penalty SAME U In Stars Bevo on program Blue Angels back i i Triffie 4Honri Ruby faces death in the elec trie chair if the jurors decide oh themaximum penalty Fpwr prosecution attorneys in thelong grinding night session askedfor the death penalty The other possible sentence run from two years to life in the penitentiary A prison sen tence if five years or less could be suspended During the final fivehour ses sion in a jampacked courtroom all but a few specta tors remained to the Atty Henry M Wade and hi three aides said American jus tice is on trial Chief defense counsel Melvin Belli and his two assistants ar gued that Ruby is a sick man very sick man They urged the jurors to send him wher he belongs Presumably the meant a mental institution Belli said before the fina summations he did not believ the jury would take long to ar rive at a He said h thought the verdict might com in Saturday or Sunday at tb latest Texas law provides that jury can deliberate on Sunda andcome in with the verdic on Sunday Agnes dies Husband is injured VENTURA A Garner armwife was killed and ler husband was injured in a twocar crash twb miles west and two miles north of here about pm Friday Dead is Mrs LeRby Ag nes Hollatz 45 Her hus band is hospitalized iii good ondition in Mason City Mrs Hollatz was killed when the car driven by her husband collided with an auto driven by Steven Vikesdal 17 Ventura at the intersection of two blacktop roads Vikesdal and a passenger in his car Joel Anderson Garner were treated for minor injuries at a Mason City hospital and released The Hollatz car was headed west and the Vikesdal auto was going north at the time of the accident There is no stopsign at the intersection where the collision occurred V The accident was investigated by Hantpck County deputy sheriff Greg Arnold and high way patrolman Maynard Hol land Forest City The HolUtz couple apparently was headed home from shop ping in Garner They lived only two miles from the scene of the accident Holland described the acci dent as one of those things that shouldnt happen but of Mrs Hollatz in clude her husband and her par ents Mr and Mrs G A Pueg gel Clear r Funeral arrangements are complete at the Bonn Funeral Home Garner Alaskan volcano erupts ANCHORAGE Alaska IB A major new volcanic eruption was reported late Friday on Unimak Island in the Aleutian chain with a twomile river of lava flowing from the mouth of the crater and debris hurled 2000 feet into the air The lava flow and spewing debris was reported by a Coast Guard plane flying a lowlevel survey about five miles east of Westdahl peak on Pogromni Volcano at the west end of Unimak CLARK RETIRES CHARLESTON S C Mark W Clark 68 announced Friday he will retire as presi dent of The Citadel South Caro linas fouryear military college ion D A triplefeature in the air will be headlined at the 12th North Iowa Aviation Day Sun day July was announced Friday at a meeting of the executive committee The main attraction for the event will be the fifth of the Navys Blue Angels a precision jet flying team They will be accompanied by the Chuting Stars a Navy para Chute exhibition team In addition the committee Fri day decided to book Beverly Bevo Howard acrobatic pilot from Charleston SC who here in 1962 Ray N Rorick general chairman of Aviation Day said Howards ap pearance depends on confirma tion from Howard a special attraction more ttan 2000 from the Wtanebaco Council will con elude their American Heritage program SaUirday night 18 with a cahipfire and barbe cue The Aviation Day commit tee is planning a chicken din ner for the Scouts during the cookout part of a national ob servance that night Sunday morning the annual flight breakfast for several hundred flyin pilots will be sponsoredby the Kiwanis Club It is the traditional kickoff event for Aviation Day itself The committee also announced that 50cents admission will be charged each car entering the airport grounds This charge made for the first time this year was instituted to help the Cham ber of Commerce meet expenses tor the event In past years money often has been lost on Aviation Day The Blue Angels first ap peared in Iowaat the 1959 Aviation Day They are the old est of the military aerial flying acrobatic teams Although the individual ma neuvers pe rf ofm ed by the Blues are those taught to every prospective Naval aviator during flight training the show as it is seen today has evolved through the years since organ ization in 1946 The precision flying techniques of the Blue Angels are standard fighter maneuvers developed in practice and actual combat by Navy and Marine flyers The maneuvers while not stunts become a show when the pilots do them in close formation and near ground level so observers can see the performance The Blue Angels use two basic formations an echelon forma tion in which planes are stacked down and back from the leader at 45 degree angle and the famous diamond formation in which there is a wingman on each of the leaders wings and a slotman directly behind and below the leaders tailpipe These formations are held tightly together with a oneyard separation between wing tips and canopies and the wings overlapping 14 feet Angels diamond formation with almost complete wing overlap is held while speed varies from more than 500 miles anhour down to just above stalling speeds at 170 miles an hour in their slow pass Formation changes during RLUt ANCELS Continued en Page 2 RETURN FOR AVI ATION DAYThe Day The stunt