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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             Japan in Olympic I cleanup Assault on the scalpers By STUART GRIFFIN New York Herald News Service TOKYO Japanese official dom views the upcoming Olym pics as a supreme chance lo gather lie utmost in internal good will but it wonders if the Tokyo underworld is going to make il rough Tokyos civic leaders are driv ing hard o complete highways hotels subways sports arenas parking lots and the Olympic Village where athletes will live during the competition in Octo ber Officials are also striving to clean up a dirty city and put Tokyos and Japans best foot forward Meanwhile Tokyo police warn that the quickbuck arlisls in the worlds most populous city are making preparations too llow to skirl Ihe problem posed by scalpers B girls loughs and clipjoint operators is amplified by thc very people the Japanese want to impress Tokyo police point out that for eigners often refuse lo report scalpers who will be selling everything from Olympic ducats to railroad lickets Tourists and even knowledgeable Japanese would rather walk away from these smooth talkers than turn them in but enough people do not walk away lo make thc scalpers life in Japan an ex tremcly profitable one One critic described the scalp er He drifts like smoke from nowhere dogs your heels like a shadow sticks close like chewing gum and speaks lo you in soil whining sibilants gazing shiftily around him to be sure nobody sees what he is trying to do Japan a classconscious coun try even has classes for its scalpers The dafuya hustles the theaters stadiums and race courses while thc pubai sells space on reserve trains and sleepers Both classes buy up the lim it in tickets for popular cvcnls as suon as Ihcy go on sale Then Ihcy sell these at some times triple the legal entry prjcc They even service steady customers rich enough to al ways gel seals no matter how late or how costly Police formerly in uniform patrolled carelessly and ticket funds exchanges were bold and out in the open Now with plain dolhesmcn operating against the scalpers they have moved underground It is hard to arrcsl a scalper Present aws arc riddled with loopholes A scalper can be seized only when he has resorted to vioi lencc intimidation assault or fraud Scalpers arc careful to stay well within the laws Po lice Iry to control the menace by using other minor laws Penalties when there arc con victions are light a small fine at most Most ticket scalpers have a long list of convictions but they could care less Friends bail Ihcm out the boss pays the fine and the scalper is back at work again often with a bonus But with the Olympic Games approaching a big foreign in flux expected and tickets being hard to gel il is no wonder offi cials arc anxious Harassed authorities are tell ing the Japanese public those who will lislcn that Ihc best counlcrmeasure is for Ihe pub lic to simply boycott the dafu and the Pubai But Icll that to say an Amer ican with a fat wallet who is anxious only lo get the best seal the fastest train and have the best time The scalpers al ready have him sized up Operator of Bolan store electrocuted While 54 Bolan store opcralor was electrocuted just before noon Tuesday while working in a grain storage bin across the tracks from his store According to Dr B II Ostcn Worth County medical exam iner White was using an elcc Iric drill and was killed when a frayed cord short circuited The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 4 1M4 Oflo i Consuls ol AuocUled Prcu Full LMM No 151 Shade savers angry Moms win 1st battle with tree choppers ELMONT NY wives pushing baby carriages have routed the tree choppers in the first skirmish over the shade trees of Evans Avenue Town officials of this Long Is land community want to widen th streets lined with oaks and elms that sland between the sidewalks and the pavement The women of Elmont many of them refugees from Ihe con crete canyons of New York City want to preserve the greenery They moved out in force Mon day Mrs Charles Spanier sta tioned herself under a con demned tree looked up at a workman and said If you cul off one more branch youll have lo drop it on my head to get rid of it The workman climbed down Pushing their infants in front of them a dozen housewives led by Mrs Hope Fox surrounded a truck that was to haul away the dismembered trees They clogged Evans Avenue and aft er an hour forced the workmen to give up for the day Town officials were not avail able for comment I have nothing against drain ago pipes or new curbing said Mrs Fox Its just that we moved out to the suburbs be cause we like the counlry at mosphere which is rapidly dis appearing This whole thing started months ago when we first heard that the streels in a 22 block area south of the Hemp slead Turnpike were going lo be widened We understood then that some of the trees would have to go but there would be enough room belsveen the sidewalk and the curb to plant new ones if we wanted to But when the man came around last Friday to mark the trees that were lo be cut he marked all but four in the whole area and told us that the curbs would be right next to the sidewalk Solid cement Imagine that miners Photofax ENDS BIKE U Frain Sr 80 is greeted by his son Donald Frain at the Golden Gate Bridge tit the end of a coasttocoast bicycle trip Man 80 rides bike 3244 miles SAN FRANCISCO AVU took Lyan Frain Sr 86 days to pedal his bicycle from New Yorks Times Square to SanFranciscos Golden Gale Bridge and he was a lilllc off schedule I figured lo make it a little faster said the 80 yearold Philadclphian but I was bucking those west winds all the way The aging but hearty cy clist finished his trip Mon day He said he pedaled 3244 miles on his 12spced French bicycle equipped with an ex tralow gear for mountains I feel pretty proud of what Ive just done he said Im Ihc firsl man my age to ever ride a bike from ocean lo ocean I just wanted to prove an old guy slill had something left Untold tale of Cuban missile crisis WASHINGTON AP US Sovicl messages relayed by an American newsman and a So viet agenl helped score a break Ibrough in the darkest hours of the Cuban missile crisis ac cording to a former US intelli gence official Roger Hilsman State Depart ment intelligence chief at the time of the October 1962 con rontalion discloses in an arti cle for the Aug 25 issue of Look magazine that American Broad casting Company correspondent Frain wsa met at the he wasnt al lowed to cross on the bicycle bridge officials and his son Donald 35an electron ics designer of San Jose Hc said he made the trip on a diet of orange juice anc steaks because cycling wa good for his health Most men of 60 sit down in theold rocking chair anc rock themselves into the grave he said But Ihcyd live 10 or 20 years longer i theyd lake up bicycling I if wasnt for this bicycle wouldnt be alive today Frain said he averaged 41 miles a day bul clocked 10 miles one day down the west ern slope of the Contincnla lohn A Scali was the American p the unofficial communica tions link Russian was identified only as Mr X a senior Soviet official who headed Soviet intel ligence in the United Stales Other sources said Mr X since has left the Russian em bassy here Hilsman now teaching at Columbia University reported By Friday Oct 26 of the fateful week the nuclear antag onists were eycballtocyeball President Kennedy had de manded a pullout of the Soviet missiles from Cuba and ordered a naval blockade The Kremlin had publicly rejected Kennedys proclamation Some Soviet ships at sea had altered course but Divide City toward Sail Lake Pay hike assured most US workers the missile site building in Cuba was continuing full speed Mr X one of Scalis news conlacls at the Soviet embassy telephoned the correspondent asking for an immediate lunch eon date Over a luncheon table quickly got to the point The Russian asked Scaii WASHINGTON AP Prac tically all of Uncle Sams em ployes from Congress mem bers to postmen and servicemen arc assured of fatter pay checks Congress approved Monday and President Johnson is ex pected to sign quickly a million pay raise for the mili tary The House Armed Services Committee told the House il had omitted boosts for draftees and newly enlisted men because they are in training status and becavisc they will receive three or four increases in their first 11 months of service due to promo tions And Scnale and House confer ees reached agreement on a million increase for the 17 million classified civil service and postal workers anc lop government officials Congress members and federal judges The pay bill agreed on by Scn ale and House conferees would be retroactive tthe first pay period after July I for ali but the members of Congress and highlevel congressional em ployes They must wail until for those on the Court of Appeals An average 43 per ceni for million classified workers with a range of 27 to 225 per cent The op level in civil serv ice would go from to 500 An average of 5G per cent for 600000 postal employes He was building steps at thencxt January for Ihcir raises lop of Ihe sloragc bin White fell 15 feel into the corn which was stored in he bin Dr Osten said the electrical shock not injuries from the fall caused his death Funeral arrangements arc in complete at the Conner Funeral Home in Norlhwood Surviving arc his wife Ruth two daugh ters Carla at home Phyllis Minneapolis and a son in Ken tucky with the service North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair and littU cooler Tuesday night in low Ms Mostly fair in mid a The President has strongly jacked this measure contend ng it is essential lo retain key personnel in government The bill carries these annua increases for ho vice president and speaker of the House which would raise them to for members of Con gress to 10000 for Cabinet officers to Up lo for other govern ment executives with a scale o to for the nine Suprcmi Court justices to for tin chief justice and for tin others and for all olhc federal judges including a scal of for district judges am Photofax CAVEIN SWALLOWS mem nes Costhuizen 36 his wife and three children were bers of the family of a gold miner and three homes asleep when the 200 foot deep and 100 foot wide hole were swallowed in a cavein which left this gapping opened They are presumed dead hole three miles from Carleton South Africa Johan Trapped since July 27 CHAMPAGNOLE France Ifl miners who spent eight days huddled in a damp cham er of the collapsed ML Rivel limestone Mine were hauled up o safety through a narrow res ue shaft Tuesday and rushed nc by one to a hospilal II look about one hour lo ring Ihe nine men up through a hole pushed through to their chamber by a special 23inch diameter drill None of the survivors ap peared to be in serious condi tion although all of them showed the effects of their long ordeal underground Several had cloth wrapped around their heads to shield their eyes from the blazing sun Others were quickly fitted with dark glasses to protect their eyes First to reach the surface was Andre Jacques 28 who seemed slightly dazed He shielded his eyes from the blazing sun until a rescuer gave him dark glasses Jersey City is torn by bands of Negroes 2 shot 16 hurt JERSEY CITY NT AP to in a downtown restaurant hcjBands of young Negroes hurl jmg bombs bricks and bottles at policemen surged through Jersey City streets again Monday night in a riot that left Iwo Negroes shot and 16 other persons injured Police arrested seven Negroes on disorderly conduct charges bringing to 20 the number of ar r sis since Ihc fighling broke out Sunday night Early Tuesday the hilandrun bands retreated from the streets but more than 100 po find out at once from his friends in Ihe Slate Department wheth er the US government would be interested in a solution to the crisis in which the Sovicls re moved Ihe missiles Ihcy al lowed UN inspectors to super vise the pullout they pledged nov lo reinlroducc tc missiles CRISIS Continued on Page 1 licemen still patrolled a wide area of the predominantly Ne gro section in the southern part of the city Windows in a score of stores were smashed and some busi nesses looted in the latest out break At a midnight press confer ence more lhan three hours aft er the riot began Mayor Thom as J Whelan said he believed the violence had passed its peak Hughes hears drought plea from N Iowa Whelan said the situation in Jersey City across the Hudson River from New York City was one of hooliganism versus law and order The city has 275000 residents 17 per cent of whom are Negroes The two Negroes who were shot and an unidentified white man who was dragged from his reportedly truck and stabbed by Negroes were the only injured persons detained at Jersey City Medical Center All three were reporter in good condition The Negroes were identified as Louis Mitchell in his early 20s and John Dudley 21 Milch el had a in his neck and shoulder and Dudley suffered a flesh wound on his forearm Aulhorities said they could not determine immediately how NEW they had becn SM legislators and legislative candij Monday nights riot broke out dates from nine northeast Iowa about pm as Negro lead counties met and asked Govcr wcrc meeting with Mayor larold Hughes Tuesday to the counties an emergency fl Clty Hal The meeting ended ouehl arei wlicn of tnc riot reached ought aiea hc mayors offjcc A Ncgnj If the counties are so desigleader said nothing was accom nalcd local Agricultural StabiliPushed at the meeting zation and Conservation com mittccs could authorize immed ale pasluring of diverted acres F U N A L I Y EAR Whether The trouble began said when Negroes police hurled rocks at passing cars at Grand and affected farmers would beand Woodward strccls near the come eligible for three per centscene of the fighting Sunday farmers Home Administrationnighl operaling loans j Some youths standing on the Much of the area has had f a twostory apartment substantial rainfall for a monthbuilding bombarded a police car BLOODY RIOTER rioter in New Jersey after he was shot in the neck and shoulder by a police shotgun Bounties affected arc Howard Mitchell Chickasaw Fayctte with bricks while their col leagues on street level tried to tVinneshick Clayton Allamakee overturn another police vehicle Floyd and Worth In Des Moines Hughes said fnrarea and fired several shots Inside The Globe he will make an inspection tour of drought areas Wednesday Ke will cancel his weekly visit ors day Wednesday to make the in the air A crowd of over 100 youths then gathered on Wood ward Street and hurled gasoline bombs and Vhotofax 10 of Chicago suburb Oaklawn 111 I theres snow on the ground like last manage to have fun Many were wish December upper photo or the temper ing some of last winters cool air could attire is in the high 90s lower be stored for delivery during the sum John 8 Charlotte G and Susie f mer heat wave other missiles at trip three dozen helmcted policemen Details of the tour wcrc notwho stood thcir ground at thc completed At a meeting in New One ton Wednesday afternoon it willj he decided what state and fed eral aid will be extended to this droughtdamaged area Grand Street intersection officer suffered burns armed with maged shotguns and 38caiiber revolv ers fired volleys It was during this period that thc Negroes suf fered the wounds HUNTING SEASONS are conference released Page 18 Farm news 3 Editorials Society news 567 Clear Lake news North Iowa news Sports news Comics Latest markers Mason City news 141S Transit timetable 18 Classified pages 1819 Relatives and ofber villagers who had spent long painful hours waiting on the slopes of AH Rivcl cheered as Jacques was helped from the capsule Ha was put in an ambulance and sped to a hospital Eleven minutes later Ihe cap sule brought up Charles Peyron ncli He appeared to be too weak to walk and was lifted from Ihe capsule and carried lo a stretcher Pcyronnell 44yearold father of three children managed a weak wave to the bystanders and was greeted with another loud cheer In less than an hour five of the men had reached the sur face An engineer was sent down in thc capsule before thc first j rescue He was helping put the men aboard and inslrucling them how to stand in it for the 1250foot ride to thc surface Those in the worst physical condition apparently were sent up first The 23inch diameter drill had ground through the final shell of rock without causing a rock of the last fears A hoisting rig then was hastU ly set up to lower the into Ihc mine chamber Salinger named to Engle post SACRAMENTO Calif iGov Edmund G Brown Tues day named Pierre Salinger lo Ihe unexpircd term of thc late Sen Clair Englc Thc Democratic ROVVI nor made Ihe announcement with the former While House press secretary at his side at a news   

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