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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 25, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                The new spaper that makes all North lowans neighbor Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 25 1964 UOc a coiylTfil8 Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection On lisociaied Iresi Ful Wlrei Another riot lights W mpagn issue WASHINGTON Presi dent Johnson has declared the civil rights issue will be on his agenda in he campaign ahead with Republican nominee Barry Goldwalcr thai racial tensions should be avoided as they bat He agreed presidential tle for the White House The Arizona senator and the President he hopes to oust sat down together for 16 minutes Friday night to talk about civil rights and the campaign They touched on some other subjects as well it was learned Johnson had his say in ad jurniiuri ndo nis say in ad rcsuji oi Uie uur spelling oui Jus stand vance at a nationally televised talk A brief Johnson declared to the extent news confcrmifp ff statement read In nnwcmnn im that Son finirhuain news conference He invited Goldwater his advisers and fol lowers to take what he said will be the Democratic partys and rebuk ing bigots and hose who seek to excite and exploit tensions Gold water said Thursday night he would seekwith John son lo chart a course aimed at Hoffa waits for verdict on 21 CHICAGO AP Teamsters President James R Hoffa awaited Saturday the verdict of a US district court jury decid ing whether he and six codefend of mail fraud ants are guilty and conspiracy Hoffa 51 was silent after the eight men and four women one a lastminute took under consideration 13 weeks of testimony and mountains of documentary night evidence Friday The seven men are charged in a 21 count indictment with fraudulently obtaining more than million from a Team sters pension fund and diverting million to personal use There arc 294 possible verdicts Hoffa snapped No com ment when asked for a predic tion and was overheard telling the codcfcndants to say nothing of the trial The lone Negro on the Rayford Lee was dismissed shortly before Judge Richard B Austin instructed the jury The court was informed that Lees mother had suffered a broken hip when she fell in hci home After a conference be tween the judge and attorneys Lee was dismissed One of four alternates Law rence Miller about 60 replaced Lee Both are members of labor unions During the 13 weeks of trial transcript of more than 16000 pages was compiled 114 gov ernment witnesses testified and 22 witnesses appeared for the defense The government built its case around Sun Valley Inc a home development for retired Team sters near Orlando Fla The prosecution contended the jury Doubts court will rule on boundary line MISSOURI VALLEY Robert E Bcebc of Sioux City member of the Iowa Conserva tion Commission says he doubts whether Ihe US Supreme Court will assume jurisdiction to sel tlo boundary line questions be tween Iowa and Nebraska Officials of both states ex pressed opinions Friday after a meeting which was called only tr discuss problems involving the DC Solo Bend Wildlife Ref uge near here Nebraska asked the Supreme Court this week to rule in a dis pute over ownership of some lands alorg the Missouri River Willard Barbee assistant di rector of the Nebraska Game Parks Com to bail Hoffa out of a financial New Forestation and mission said the matter seems Weinblatl a to be whether the title to landfurrier now JAMES HOFFA Has no comment trouof Actions lo discuss Ihe is blc over civil rights The only public result of the sues statement read to newsmen by T f J itti JlLUJl 3 House Press Secretary from tbese views or the George Reedy A Goldwater lcan party differs there will of spokesman said the senator had approved il in advance The President met with Sen Goldwater and reviewed the steps hc had taken to avoid the incitement of racial lensions Kecdy said Sen Goldwater expressed his position which was that racial tensions should be avoided Both agreed on this position Sources close to Goldwater said the senator thought the meeting was worth it He said what hc had on his mind Earlier Johnson used a news conference to answer Goldwa tcrs call for an effort to keep civil rights tension a complete y quiet question during the campaign Goldwater has said he knows the broad question of civil rights will be on the campaign agenda Johnson put it this way I do not believe that any issue which is before the people can be elim inated from the campaign in a free society in an election year Uc said it is the purpose Aflcr spelling out his stand that Sen Goldwater differs Police were called lo the lome of Mrs Betty Perry 27 after she reportedly told a neighbor she had killed her chil Ircn The youngsters Stacey 10 months Carl 3 Scoll 4 and Susan G were found dead with elastic bags tied over their icads Police said Mrs Perry told hem she killed the children be cause she was despondent over codefendants conspired to obrnoney problems and a pending tain loans from the pension fimdjtfivorcc 4 children are killed by mother DAYTON Ohio AP Four children ranging in age from 10 months to 6 years were found dead in their beds early Satur HUUlltdn eaaer everen M day morning and police said Dirksen of Illinois an outspoken their mother adrmtted killing foe of the disclosure resohUon expressed doubt that it would be necessary because of the broad course be discussion I intend to carry on some of it if I am a candidate he said Permanent probe body for Senate WASHINGTON AP In a urprise sequel to the Bobby Baker case the Senate has vot d to set up a permanent bipar tisan committee to investigate charges of improper or illegal conduct among its members and employes The proposal offered by Sen John Sherman Cooper RKy was adopted by a 6119 vote Fri day as an amendment lo the Senates rules Leaders of both parties were caught by surprise by this de velopmcnl It left up in the ai whether action now will be sought on a resolution to require senators and top Senate cm ployes to disclose their major outside financial interesls each year Democratic leader Mike Mansfield of Montana said Sen ate attorneys will study whether the resolution is needed or re quires alteration in view of Fri days birth of an invesligating committee Republican leader Everett M No 141 nassed Avenue crisis Thc government charges that Hoffa had put cash from his home local 299 in De Iroit inlo Ihe Florida Nalional Bank in Orlando which made a loan of lo Sun Valley When the project began to fail in 1958 Ihe government said the defendants conspired to ob tain loans from the pension fund to bail out Sun Valley and re trieve Local 299s money The codefendants are Ben jamin Dranow former Min Authorities said their prelimi nary investigalion showed lhal the plastic bags had been tied over the childrens heads whilelDemocratic powers conferred on the com millcc to invesligate and rec ommend disciplinary action for misconduct it finds Establishment of the commit tee to be composed of three Democrats and three Republi cans was the first action taken by the Senate in the aftermalh of the investigation by the Sen ate Rules Committee of the Baker case Baker resigned under fire last fall from his Sl9600ayear posl LULL IN THE of the hundreds of Negroes who rioted throughout Friday night mill along a debriscovered street in RochestersNe gro section Firemen had used hoses to scatter the group Few states ready to use new remap NEW YORK ex ect the Supreme Courts legis lative apportionment ruling to changes before states appear produce many next year Only a few ready to elect state legislators his fall under new apportion ment systems Most states are Jointing toward 1965 as the year or doing something Thc courts historic ruling June 15 held that seats in both houses of stale legislalures must be apportioned on a popu lalion basis and nol along geo graphic lines It meant politically explosive overhauls of most legislatures The court set no time limit for carrying out the order and it 35 secretary they slept to the Senates majority after questions were raised about his on JJL 11 j w A v 4aiotu d UUU t Ilia Mrs Perry was taken to Ihe business interests In a TT report earlier this month the rules committee said hc was guilty of many gross impro prieties Inside The Globe Dayton State Hospital Efforts were being made to learn the whereabouts of the husband Detectives said Mrs Perry had attempted suicide after put ting the plastic bags and pillows over the heads children They of each of the said she had slashed her wrists turned on the gas in a stove and took a number of aspirin tablets be iuuuiiiuui m dbpHiii laoieis oc neapohs businessman now servfore changing her mind and go scnlencc foring to a neighbors home North Iowa Weather outlook fraud and tax evasion Calvin Kovens a Miami Beach con tractor Zachary Strate Jr a Orleans builder Abe I retired New York living in Miami nut Miami is clear or if its deeded land Beach Samuel Hyman Miami or accreted land filled in by the Beach real estate operator and meandering river before ilsS George Burris a New York channel was straighlened accounlanl Showers or thunderstorms Saturday night Little change in temperature Weather del a its 2 gave lower courts freedom to deal with remedial devices A nationwide survey by The Associated Press shows Colora do and Michigan are the only states that appear certain now of selecting legislators next No vember under revised popula tion apportionment plans The Colorado legislature com pleted work July 6 on a reappor ionment bill and a threejudge federal panel approved it as being within the Supreme Court guidelines Michigan voters approved last slalcs federal ments A special court will later this Ihrccjiidg hear argi month o year a new state constitution a with formula revised apportionment The situation in New York is similar to that in a number of whether rcapportionment he carried out in lime for th November election Rochester is in emergency ROC11KSTRR KY UP Hundreds of yomm NO TOGS who noted throughout the night hurling bricks ncl stones and overturning anLomobiJes were joined more than a thousand other demonstrators after ay break Saturday as city officials declared a state of mergency Police Inspector II R Griswold estimated at 8 m that a crowd of a couple thousand Negroes had a 1 o n g between Clifford ncl Baden streets a quar ermile north of the down own business district A call was sent to Police leadquarters for tear gas vhich also arlier been used While many Negroes includ ng women tossed eggs and ruit at policemen a force of 00 state troopers sped to Die irca in buses and marched Negroes were reported in jured some seriously The in jured included nine policemen and a fireman One man suf fered a fractured skull Police said 55 persons had been arrested Rochester has approximately 25000 Negroes police chiefs car was among a number of vehicles overturned by the mob uiarcncci Thc stutc of emergency ourahrcast up Joseph Avenue Cit Manafier Por o Uadcn Street jlcr wHomer nearly five hours Gov Nelson A Rockefeller aflcr thc Negroes stoned and ordered 200 troopers lo wiitc motor scene altogether sts looted stores and over At least 80 persons mostly turncJ Policc cruisers A reporter said lie saw Klansmen charged in Florida Five men identified as Ku Klux Klansmen have been charged with crossburning as the slate attorney general vowed to vig orously pursue law breakers until peace returns to embat tled St Augustine Florida State Alty Gen Dan Warren said he would swear out additional warrants today charging several persons with fostering violence He obtained five warrants Friday naming the alleged Klansmen including two from out of state with burning a of while teenagers take advan of the disorder and join in the looting The riof was touched off in Negro section near downtown Rochester shortly before mid night Friday when two police men attempted lo arrest a young Negro on a charge of public intoxication Four or fivo young Negroes attacked the po Word of the AncWciKt rca chcft Kentucky rcapportioncd it cross on Pnvate property wilh legislature before Ihe Supreme Permission Courl ruling with population nc chnIKcs ihe firsl one of the major factors The plan is regarded in the state as being one of the best in the na tion and has not been appealed to the Supreme Court so far against Klan leaders since cial violence broke out two months ago Friday morning a fire bomb exploded in the empty dining room of a molor lodge whose In Massachusetts an apporowner had agreed at one time lo tionmcnl plan based on voter integrate but then refused when rcgislralion was adoplcd in 1962 white segregationists began Highway patrol catches escapee and will take effect with the leg islature elected in November Stale officials say this roughly produces the same resuli as ap portionmcnl based on popula tion Oregon already had reappor lioned its legislature on a popu lation basis The plan was ap proved in the 1952 general elec tion The stale is nol planning furlher action NEWTON Stanley D Peters 32 an escaped Wiscon sin prisoner wanted in four states was held in the Jasper North Iowa news 2 Church news 45 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports news 9 Editorials Comics Clear Lake news 12 Transit timetable 12reformatorv Classified pages Business news County jaii Saturday following his capture by an Iowa high way patrolman between here Grinnell Friday Vermont is one of the few f wi ic me rcw Sheriff Gaylor said the fugistates where the courls have tive was wanted for the serious wounding of Policeman Howard Gludt 55 at Lake City Minn on June 27 Gaylor said Peters admitted scuffling with the of and Grinnell Fridav afternoon bul claimcd lhc shooting ness Sheriff Rav L Gavlor Lake au Peters tried to outrun Patrol said Gludt man Clint McClintock at speeds lwice drawn up specific timetables A federal court ruled appor tionment must be carried out by April l and the present general assembly can conduct no busi pickcling Besides massive melees that r o k c out when Negroes marched in the citys streets and tried to swim on white beaches there have been many small incidents Whites have at acked small groups of Negroes repeatedly and on occasion chased Ihem Ihrough lhc streets in aulomobiles Those charged in connection with Ihe crossburning on the property of a baking company were JB Stoncr of Atlanta an attorney for the Klan Connie Lynch of San Bernardino Calif a fiery segregationist who has until this is completed new legislature is expected shot be elected in the spring lo up to 125 miles an hour before he ditched a stolen car and sur in a farm field near jLynnville Peters escaped from the state The car Peters was driving was identified as one stolen pre viously at Antioch 111 Polk Power failure in Kansas City Seek changes in Social Security WASHINGTON hill o WASHINGTON bill to increase Social Security ben efits and raise the tax used to support them would improve the long range financial status of the program the House Ways and Means Committee reports The legislation which comes up for House consideration Wednesday would provide an across the board increase in benefits of 5 per cent liberalize eligibility provisions for 600000 elderly persons and continue childs survivors benefits to age 22 instead of cutting them off at 18 It would also let widows start receiving benefits at age 60 in stead of 62 and extend coverage to selfemployed physicians and interns The bill also provides a rate increase which would up the So cial Security tax from the pres ent 3 58 per cent each on em ployers and employes to 38 per cent on Jan lwilh of 48 per cent after Jan 1 I9i The amount of earnings subject to the tax would be raised from 800 to The net effect of the bill is to improve the actuarial soundness of the program the committee said As of May 31 the two Social Security trust funds had assets of more than billion During May 194 million persons re ceived payments totaling billion Though receipts lo each fund were less than expenditure rom each during the year end ed June 30 1963 it was estimat County authorites at Des Moines wanted him in connection with jthe thefl of television sets all KANSAS CITY 29 and had been motes Dos Moincs and fSU8 a ulcctrjc nelotalinnois and Iowa TV sets were intromission loop shul off elec mesota Jllmois and Iowa lhc trunk Qf thc tnc p0wcr lf scvcn Jownlown Palrolman McClintock Frida nSflt 3nd chase when Pelers was spotted a lo the Union driving through Grinnell more than two hours Highway G About three miles Ufflcials trains were west of there Peters stallcd because of enur south on a gravel road toward scncy powcr to ed that by June 30 the old age trust fund would increase to S252 billion and the disability trust fund would decrease to SI2 billion indicating ihe need for the reallocalion proposed in the bill The committee said that un der its bill it was estimated that after 1965 and for the next 20 years income for the old age fund would exceed disburse ments and with the aid of inter est ihe balance would exceed billion by the end of thii century Lynnville and Patrolman Wayne i Danielson had set up a road block near an intersection with Interstale 80 Danielson fired two shotgun blasts at the car when Peters ran the roadblock Further south Peters ran into a dead end ditched the car and was running through a bean field when Patrolman McClintocki fired two warning shots over his1 head Peters then gave up without a fight He was unarmed offi cials said swltchcs hundreds of other teenage Ne groes at a sireet dance nearby The youths swarmed around the police Fights broke out The two policemen called for assistance and about 15 patrol cars sped to the scene The battle spread quickly Police were withdrawn a few minutes later from the riot scene They blocked off the area wilh ropes and patrol cars The mobs smashed windows in dozens of stores Looters car ricd off television sets furni ture household appliances and witnesses said Many of lhc looters cut them selves while breaking windows Their blood sprinkled Ihn sidol walks A radio newsman Howard Gales of WI3BF Rochester mingled with Negroes and re ported one of them described the silualion as dynamile lhat had to explode Boy16 still wants to run for election BOSTON f F 10yearold high school sludenl ruled off Ihe ballot be cause he is too young to run for Massachusetts House says hc isnt giving up led many Klan rallies Paul Cochran identified by lhc slale allorncy as a Klansman from Jacksonville and Bill Coleman a St Augustinf rcskltnt the state attorney said leader The charges mcanors with penalties of a fine and a 90day jail sentence Com mission removed Tagfs name Friday It said Tagg could not serve even if ckcUd since he is nol yet of voting ajjc il is up to tho House lo decide the qualifica lions of its members uni lo sny was a KKKvliHluT he could serveif iIccl Taggs attorney old thn com mission would appeal lo Ihe slate supreme court Great Western officials approve merger offer CHICAGO CAP of North WcMiin pro W shares of Ihe mil omuum of Great Mtani Ottlk the Chicago Circat Wtstmi harrs f Great Western Railway with the Chicago and nd th issuance of North Weslrrn Railway 7 10 f North West lines operate in Iowa prn common stock for each o Great Western directors ap proved Friday an amended merger offer the North wskrn S Crn Under 274305 A spokesman said the parties of Norlh Western prr now will prepare a definite slwk and nharci merger agreement lo he subof Western common olok milled at simultaneous meetings iwd 1 West of the directors of the two railrn roads on Sept 10 in ovvai rrra WrMern bai The amended offer providcvils busings offices and a lariit I for the exchange o K a shop in Oclwein   

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