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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 17, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Gaulle on Bulletin PARIS President Charles de Gaulle underwent an operation Friday for a prostate gland disease and condition was officially described as very satisfac tory rr ry Gaulle was taken to the Cochin Hospital about 9 pm Thursday shortly after his nationwide radio television been broadcast address had The address had been record ed earlier On the television screens he appeared as vigor ous as ever and his voice was firm Cochin Hospital in the south ern part of the city or the Left Bank specializes in the treat ment of urinary diseases The agency said plainclbthes police and two Elysee Palace policemen were guarding the room in a section of the Cochin Hospital that is headed by Dr Prof Aboulker a specialist in urinary troubles A member of the hospital staff who refused to r be identi fied told The Associated Press that the room was occupied by the 73yearold president The operation was performed this staff member said by Aboulker and another urologist CHARLES DE GAULLE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Pbotofex WOUNDED IN VIET NAM WAR A Viet namese government soldier carries a wounded com rade to evacuation point near Kien Long the district capital of Ca Mau peninsula the southern tip of South Viet NamGovernment troops and Communist Viet forcesengaged in threeday battle this week at Kien Long American sources said Vietna mese government casualties were the heaviest of a single engagement in the war LBJ urges less racial disorder e do Tiot fcpurse con viblericecor taking the law WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson deploring vio lence arid disorder in the civil rights struggle says all groups should exercise moderation and try to understand the other fel lows viewpoint Johnson was asked to com ment Thursday at his biggest ever news conference on civil rights L that ruin against the law or threaten vio lence replied We done Into your ownf hands or threat ening the health or safety of our people You really do the civil rights cause no when you go to this extent The President also expounded on national defense controver sies the rail negotiations the booming economyand politics At one point he virtually an nounced his candidacy for a fouryear White House term saying he was enjoying his work and prepared to continue The conference broadcast live by television and radio net works marked Johnsons firs appearance in the big State Department auditorium where President John F jkennedy held all his sessions with newsmen Wearing television blue John the biggest news con ference crowd on recprdrSl reporters and 4 convehtjbneerin members of the American ciety blf Newspaper Editors The previous was 437 for a 196 Kennedy conference Speaking slowly soft jy and tossing oit occasional quips Johnson volunteered eight an nouncements and fislded 1 questions with apparent eas during the 31minute confer ence to give his attitude o civil disobedience a tactic the civil rights struggle John son said We do not think th violation of one right or the de nial of one right should permi the violation of another right President said be woul counsel moderation to a groups and understanding o their fellow men and trying to appreciate his position He said that as long as raci discrimination exists We are going to have protests and are entitled to protest and pet tion under our constitution rights V But he expressed the that Senate action with reason able dispatch on the civ protests and bring those pet tions and disturl from the streets and tb alleys into the courts where they belong North Iowa Weather outlook Partly ckeudy dimin ishing winds and much colder Friday night with freetmej temperatures northwest Partly cNurfy and cold er Saturday 4SSI details In thepbhticai sphere John ori said he expects the presi eritial campaign to be a hard a difficult one And he rew laughter by adding I rould hope that it wpuldnt be oo close Reminded that a poll of edi ors indicated broad expecta on of a Johnson victory at the Dolls the President commented PARIS Charles de Gaulle was operated oh Fri day for a prostate gland disor der high sources close to the French government said But more than six hours after the surgery there was no formal confirmation from gov ernment spokesmen that the op eration had taken place Nor was there any official report on the 73 year old presidents health The sources close to the gov ernment who declined to per mit use of their names said there was no reason to be alarmed about De Gaulles condition They indicated that an official bulletin would be is sued later in the day They said Do Gaulle himself had ordered that nothing offi cial be said for the moment about his operation The French News Agency which is semiofficial said the president 73 was on the oper ating table Friday morning for a little more than an hour There was no immediate of ficial announcement but stocks on the Paris exchange dropped across the board in an initial GLOBEG E Flames strike Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 17 1964 UOc a This Paper Consists of Two OM Associated Press Full Leased Wire No 58 reaction Some stock recouped the losses later in the day medical authority com menting on the operation said that if there were no complica tions De Gaulle could be LBJ Continued on Page 2 ex job inside The Globe MASON CITY street oiling program set Page 6 AFTER De asks history lecturer Page 13 Editorials 4 Comics 5 Mason City news o7S Latest markets 7 110 11H 13 pected to be back on the in two to four weeks This authority who declined to permit use of his name said he hesitated to predict the course of the presidents re covery without knowing specific ally what sort of operation bad een performed But in general terms a man of De Gaulles age andgeneraL health should be expected to pulL through without too much difficulty De Gaulle he said probably would have to remain in the Fat cops ordered to hospital then rest a week or 10 days for perhaps another news Sports news Television Society Clear Lake news news 14 Transit timetable U Classified pages 1417 North Iowa news 18 two or three weeks The presidents general health should not be impaired and he should not be forced to retire from politics this authority said That De Gaulle himself had no intention of bowing out of politics was shown in the way he spoke to the nation Thurs day night it was almost an electoral speech and in the way he timed the broadcast to coincide with his entry in the hospital The agency said that De ATLANTA Ga gia State Patrolmenordered to lose more than threeandahalJ tons in overweight have been promised a reward that most women relish when they too go on a diet New outfits In the troopers case theyre getting new no until September their deadline date for trimming down Asan extra enticement the troopers will get Sam Browne belts which admittedly wil look smarter on pouchless offi cers The order went out last June to the 418 members of the State Patrol Lose more than three andahalf tons by September of 1964 Threehundredandone were overweight Theresults More than two after 11 months o dieting The target Another tbnahd ahalf off by September And the punishment if they dont lose Disciplinary action I issued the order said Col weightwise at the Georgia Lowell Connerboss of th State Patrol in Atlanta Three troopers arid I expect it to be hundredandfiftyoneofthe followed like any other order emberS uare I told hov haVC they lost what diet they fol ordered to lose more than lowed just so came withi three and a hatf tons of beef five pounds of what they ough before September After 11 to wejgh One hefty officer quit just afi er the diet order was issued H no fellow offi Pbotbfax SH R I N K ING ESTATE PATROL iiLtJiHQuarles whose girth Wis acceptable tries on a pair of pants of a fellow officer to illustrate the new look months of dieting more than two tons have been shaved off Beckwith De Gaulle defends his aid program PARIS President from 10 to 16 per centof the Iharlesde Gaulle defended his program of underdevel oped nations Thursday night against who think he ought to spend part of the mon ey for French schools and hous ing He alsotoldanationwide ra diotelevision audience that France must continue to devel op its independent nuclear force to keep from becoming an American protectorate and to dissuade a Sovietattack De Gaulle 73 made no new policy declaration His chief purpose appeared to be to reply to mounting criticism in France against heavy expenditures for weapons and foreign nuclear VJew aid France is approxi rights bill would bring those maiely 18 per centrf its Gross J 1i AL fsk National Product onl foreign aid the highest percentage in the world and more than double the 72 pier cent the United States spends Critics protest that more money should used at home especially for educational facilities and hous Frances annual birth rate in creased about 300000 between institutions must turn 1942 and 1S46 and of higher learning away thousands of students for lack of room There is a critical housing shortage Since he returned to power in 1958 De Gaulle said France TTVMIVI HtnjTT has boosted education spending vent this for her national budget He said hous ing construction has from 793 to 1000 units a day Frances revenues have risen 30 per centduringthe fiveyear period De Gaulle said There fore he argued why should France renounce its own nu clear defense program and cease to aid peoples who as pire to our civilization De Gaulle reaching out for moreinfluence hrworld affairs is bidding for leadership of a third force in politics eco nomics and culture to exist be tween the United States and the Soviet Union These two hegemonies De Gaulle asserted are tending to share the world so long as West ern Europe is not able nor does not have the willto organize it self so that the balance may be found then should Frame which is surging forward keep herself apart from a riiovemen which springs in great measure from her traditional genius am on which in the final analysis depend the peace and the fate ol He told opponents of his nu clear policy that while the Sovi et menace exists France is in danger of destruction and inva sion without having any certain ty that her American allies themselves directly exposed to death would know how to pre is a dedicated segre of the murder of JACKSON IVIissW A sec ond white Mississippi jury dead ocked Friday in the Byron De A Beckwith murder trial arid Circuit Leon Hendrick againdeclared a mistrial This iriarked the end of the states second effort to convict Beckwith gationist Negro integration leader Med gar Evers The jury said it was hopeless ly deadlocked after io hours of deliberation It gave no break down of how it stood Beckwiths Jfirst trial ended Feb 7 with the jury split 66 He was accused of the ambush slaying of Evers a crime that shocked the nation last sum mer Evers had spearheaded mass desegregation demonstra tions and boycotts here Circuit Judge Leon Hendricks called the jurors intothe court room at am Polled each of them as to whether they thought there was any change of a verdict The emphatic replies ranged from it doesnt look too good to I wouldnt think so and No sir I have never been in favor of forcing a verdict the silver haired 69yearold judge said I have never been in favor of wearing out 12 men such as you are You are dismissed Hendrick ordered Beckwith remanded to the sheriff and re turned to a ceil on the fourth floor of the courthouse judge said the case would be continued to the May term of court cers said he would have had t ose between 50 and 60 pound Theres not a scale larg enough to weigh me anothe rotund officer complained H was told Well take you to th stockyards the scales there ar arger All officers are required t weigh in once a month and th results are tabbed at headquar ers officer weighe 280 pounds he is down to 2 now Eighteen men were been ordered t gain Conners weight loss I didn need to lose he said I wa the right weight Photofax KHRUSHCHEV IS Premier Nikita Khrushchev wears two new medals as he celebrates his 70th birthday in MoscowJ Khrushchev becamea Hero of the Soviet Union the highest awardof his nation In a ceremony at the great Pal ace the Order of Gold Star medal inconnection with his heros award The hew medalswere pinned above his Hero of Socialist Labor medals awarded previously The other medal is for the Lenin Peace Prize in 1959 Nikita wins hero medal at age 70 MOSCOW AP Nikita Ser gey evich Khrushchev celebrated his 70th birthday Friday with a new medal on his coat Commu colleagues from at home and abroad gathered around and congratulations poured in The former shepherd boy from the Ukraine who governs the worlds largest land mass smiled faintly at the Soviet peo ple the front pages of all newspapeis a picture of glow ing health But Premier Khrushchev Border is to be center of river LINCOLN AP Boundary commissions of Iowa and Ne braska in the presence of gov ernors of the two states agreed Friday that the center of the stabilized Missouri River should be the boundary line between the states They agreed also that prop erty rights of persons affected by the boundary matter should be totally protected The question of Carter Lake an Iowa town now on the Nebraska side of the river al though technically in Iowa was not totally answered Carter Lake residents have re sisted becoming part of Nebras ka fearing annexation by Oma ha and the Iowa Commission earlier had proposed that pro vision be written into the new boundary pact assuring Carter Lake it would not be annexed without its approval Protection of the Hghls of cheduled no personal appear mces for the public At 9 am Soviet government eaders began calling on him md his wife Nina to offer ongratulations Later visiting eaders of Soviet bloc nations vere to convey their greetings personally However it was a quiet birth day for the man who attacked he personal adulation given 70th birthday party went on for months of and reburied the dictator in an obscure grave Khrushchev became a Hero of The Soviet Union by order of the presidium of the Supreme Soviet In receiving the highest award of his nation Khrushchev oined a jmpany that includes cosmonauts and Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro as one of several legal problems to be solved To attack the legal problems the boundary commissions se lected subcommittees of three members from each state to out line the legal problems and seek the opinions of attorneys gen eral lowans named to the subcom mjttee were State Rep Merle Hagedorn Royal chairman o the Iowa Boundary Commission Erwin Sias of Sioux City and Elroy Maule Onawa Nebraskans selected were Robert Schemmel of Lincoln Paul Cheney of Falls City anc Allen Pirsch of Omaha Pirsch and Hagedorn will serve as co chairmen of the joint subcommittee Hagedorn and Gov Harold Hughes of Iowa said that some acceptable answer to the Carter Lake problem must be provided if the Iowa Assembly is goini Carter Lake residents was seento approve the new boundary Burn old buildings KEOKUK AP Firei de stroyed three buildings and damaged several in an urban renewal area Mississippi River front Fridayl All the buildings iwere to rbe razed to make way for the pro posed KeoSippi Shbpping Plaza Fire Chief JphTi Breheriy the fire started ari explo sion in a fourstory brick biiild ing housing the Gem City Trans fer the Mayflower arid the Humes Distributing Co It spread to the adjoining three story Trade and Labor Temple building Both buildings destroyed in less than half an hour Also destroyed was the old Buck Rimer building recently given to the city by the Hub inger Co manufacturers syrups starch and the like It was across the street from where the fire started The fire threatened for atime the 100room fourstory Grand Hotel Its residents were evac uated Cause of the explosion was not immediately determined The state fire marshals office was called in to investigate One fireman Capt John Reimbold was taken to a hos pital for treatment ofshock Firemen from Hamilton and Warsaw across the Mississippi River in Illinois helped Keokuk Montrose Donnellson and Fort Madison firemen fight the blaze Embers from the fire were blown as much as seven blocks by strong southerly winds Damage was reported at the Beaty Machine Shop and ware house the H S Garage the old public library building arid a vacant building One house was destroyed and several oth ers were damaged Keokuk is one of the oldest cities in Iowa Marquette and Joliet were the first known white men to set foot in this southeast tip of Iowa arriving in 1673 The city is named after tha great Sac Indian Chief Keokuk who was an orator of extra ordinary eloquence FindS officers slain The decree shchevs work cited Khru in building society in strength ening the economic and defen NIKITA Continued on Page 2 C of C division OKs fast time Voting M to 3 the retail di vision of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce Fri day approved daylight savings time for the community Carkton L Stewart Jr chair man of the retail division was authorized to take the propos al to the city council Monday evening He reported that two of the three votes against the proposal were on objections to the effective date April 24 The time change would be in effect until Labor Day cording the proposal ATLANTA Ga aid Friday that FBI three county policemen had been found hand cuffed together and shot to death in a remote wooded area on the outskirts of Atlanta The FBI said Sheriff Quill ammon of Gwinnett County reported that the three officers had been shot in the back of heir heads FBI agents were sent to aid county authorities and to de ermine if any federal law had aeen violated The slain officers were re ported fotmd about 15 miles north of Atlanta Clinton Chafin superintend ent of the Atlanta detective Force said he understood the of ficers may have been investi gating a report of a stolen automobile which had been set on fire in the area SAME DATt1HJm
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