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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 5, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Th tut ws pap erthot mokes oil North lowans neighbors VOL M4 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMIiR 5 IfM M Fwe Putt NO m 2 in FOCUS on North Iowa of Neqro US charges still pending By KATHRYN JOHNSON DANIELSVILLE Ga AP Two white men have been ac quitted in the nightrider slay ing of Washington DC Negn educator Lemuel Penn Howev er they still face federal con spiracy charges under the new civil rights law Joseph Howard Sims 41 and Cecil William Myers 25 hearc the verdict Friday night after a jury of white men deliberatec slightly more than three hours A gasp and murmur arose from relatives and friends Superior Court Judge Carv Skelton rapped for order Rcla tives of the two men wept Sim and Myers hugged their wives They were surrounded by well wishers Sims arid Myers whom thi FBI identified as Ku Klux Klansmen still face federal charges of conspiring to injure oppress threaten and intimi date Penn and two companions Penn was killed July 11 by a shotgun blast fired from a passing car Penn an Arm Reserve lieutenant colonel and two other Negro officers were en route home to Washington from reserve duty at Ft Ben ning Ga The stale contended the kill ing was a senseless deed Sims and Myers will remair in custody of the Madison Coun ty sheriff until they can be turned over to federal officers Both are under bonds of The maximum penalty on the federal charge in addition to the fine is a 10year prison term They must bew indicted first however by a federal grand jury which normally would not meet until early next year Asked by newsmen how they could meet the bond defense attorney James Hudson said These boys got a lot oi friends and we do too Prosecuting attorney Clete Johnson who asked for the dealh penalty said after the verdict Imdisappointed We left no stones unturned but the jury had the last say A court appointed defense lawyer John Darsey in an impassioned plea for acquittal hammered at the racial issue and the federal government They loosed a horde of feder al agents in our midst he said waving his arms and slapping the jury box Then dramatically lowering his voice he added President Johnson sent them swarming in Darsey called the FBI car petbaggers of justice Prosecutor Jeff Wayne warned the jury that if the killing was condoned Human life has less value than a box oi snuff Hudson the defense attorney lapsing into the vernacular of the region appealed to the jury composed mostly of farmers and laborers You cant after you electrocute them am these children aint got ho daddy come back and say you wonder if they did it Sims has eight children am Myers is the father of 3 and hi wife is expecting Malaysian riots flare KUALA LUMPUR Maisome suspected was inspired by laysia UP New race riotundercover agents from Indone ing flared in Singapore Satsa urday as Malaysia and in Reports circulated in Singa closer to that suspected Indonesian donesia moved open war The rioting blamed by agents were hiring hardbitten gangsters members of Singa Chinese secret socie some Malaysian officials Indonesian agents has lef t The Singapore rioting in of Malaysia volving Malayans and the siz Ten automobiles were set on sweeping powers nine dead The king o signed a decree Saturdayjable community which proclaimed the enerupted during a brief break in tire country a national the rigid curfew clamped on the security area The Friday permits local authorities to impose curfews and ban unlaw ful assembly and gives police ire the a halj hour break in the curfew anc the government radio sai In Indonesia President Sothere were 15 incidents Tea karno who has vowed to gas was used to break up om crush Malaysia held another clash emergency meeting with his top advisers The official Indone sian news agency Antara said he will make an important an nouncement soon about the present critical situation A special meeting of the UN Security Council will be held in New York next Wednesday to consider Malaysias charges that Indonesia is committing aggression against the federa tion Malaysia has accused Indonesia of backing recent small scale invasion attempts In addition to the nine dead I persons were listed as in ured and 160 arrested since the iotingbegan Wednesday A break in the curfew was per mitted from am until m in order to allow the pub ic to stock up on provisions Singapore markets and food shops were jammed with shop ers but most stores and busi less offices remained closed The streets emptied again ai am when troops and riot po ice moved in to clamp on the curfew It is to remain in force until Sunday morning There were unconfirmed re ports that a fresh Indonesian air drop may have been mad in the Labis area of Malaysia Johore state Villagers in the Labis area 05 miles southeast of Kuala umpur were reported to have ound new a re ion near last Wednesdays air orne attack The battalions of New Zea anders and Gurkhas were or ered in the field on the Ma ayan mainland to replace two attalions of Malaysian soldiers rushed to quell the Singapore rioting It was the first time that New Zealand troops have been on an operational basis against the Indonesian guerrillas The Burkhas have been in ac Lion for the past year in Ma laysian Borneo where Indo nesian raiders havebeen stag ing strikes from across the 800 mile jungle border Study failures in orbit Bob Fenhblt XSolumbus Ohio brought put his Ohio shows the fruits of his efforts CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP OGO I swept away from earth on a perfect orbital path Indonesias a r m e d Saturday while space agency have been placed on a state of scientists tried to learn why two alert key experiments arid the main In Singapore just across the radio antenna failed to work Malacca Straits from Indonesia properly scientific satellite yet launched by the United States Packed into its dragon flyshaped frame are instruments for sophisticat d experiments devised by cientists from seven govern ment laboratories andnine universities By tinkering by radio with OGO as it rockets through space scientists hope to bring Charles City go back to The answer that on the banks of the Cedar River in Charles City He TMi7iii rj VL sayg aboutthree bassa day It is all about to end however because next Wednes day he also will be going back to school Jeff Fenholt found is obvious visiting his grandparents Mr and7Mrs Lee Fenholt When Charles City schools opened the son of Mr arid Goldwater here Sept 24 WASHINGTON trA stop at Mason City Iowa Sept 24 is on a twoweek schedule for presidential candidate Bar ry Goldwater announced Sat urday by the Republican Na tional Committee The visit conies on the busiest day of the schedule when Goldwater also is to make stops in Wichita Falls Tex Madison Wis and Bos ton Mass The schedule beginning Sept 15 has the candidate hopping all over the South Midwest and East Malaysian officials b a 111 ed against more rioting which BARRY GOLDWATER To speak here ProWestern party Chile is winner m SANTIAGO Chile AP DroWeslern Eduardo Frei a moderate leftist rode to a andslide victory Friday night in Chiles presidential election His success set back a serious lommunist threat to the copper rich Latin American republic Frei 53 a reform minded Christian Democrat trounced Communist backed Socialist Salvador Allende who hac pledged to nationalize nearly billion worth of property in Chile and restore diplomatic relations with Cuba We have obtained a truly mmense victory I receive this mandate of the people with humility Frei told cheering housands Revolution enraged followers of Allende shouted They charged that President Johnson and Pope Paul VI had contributed money to defeat Allende a plump 56 yearold physician who has lost three times in a bid for the presidency Allendes opponents said Moscow and Havana had smug gled money into the country for his campaign Synhorst defends decision DES MOINES AP Secre tary of State Melvin Synhorst a Republican said Saturday he is ready to defend his stand that he had authority to put the Democratic presidential ticket on the Iowa ballot although the JohnsonHumphrey names were not certified before the state law deadline The nexl step in this mixcdup situation will come Tuesday at the meeting of the five man Iowa Executive Council com posed of elective state officials AUy Gen Evan Hulmar Re publican nominee for governor will ask the Council to appoint peps to measure potential hazards to mans space flight The malfunctions turned up as the 1073pound spacecraft passed the Rosman NC racking station Friday night less than three hours after blastoff Scientists promptly put the OGO Orbital Spacecraft Ob servatory in position leaving it whirring through the radio antenna the ixperiments that failed were a magnetometer experi ment on a 22foot boom anc n ion electron measuremen xperiment on a 4footboom Pictures on Page 14 space until they believed the experiments could be tried again Officials emphasized that none of OGOs 20 experiments had been turned on Earlier the National Aero nautics and Space Administra lion reported that OGO an oddly shaped metal monste with protruding antennae jets and eyes had whirled into a giant oval orbit extendin Frei followers celebrated into the night singing and dancing in the streets Frei a senator will take the government reins Nov 4 for a sixyear term He succeeds Jorge Alessandir barred by the constitution for seeking reelection Nearly complete unofficial returns Frei 1463535 Allende Julio Duran candidate of the Centrist Radical party was far After assassination a Democrat Eugene Davis Des Moines attorney to represent the state n a pending legal suit The suit was brought Friday by Gordon Fisher of Winterset Conservative party candidate for attorney general It asked Polk County district Court to rule that Synhorst must remove from the ballot the names of President Johnson and Sen Hu bert H Humphrc vice presi dential candidate Normally Hultman would rep the experiments to life Meanwhile they analyzed telemetry data in an effort to find the cause of the malfunc tions s Xmoltg the satellites m en ta 1 benefits would be better of dan gerous solar flares that could threaten upcoming astronaut flights to the moon DES MOINES feder il estimate that Iowas popula iou declined 1000 persons in the ast four years is state statistician said Saturday Charles E Ruth said that the drop probably is a reflection of echnical difficulties in making the estimate He said the difference is so small when c o m p a r e d with Iowas total population that it is not significant It probably is a result of a 1 was 2756000 compared with a 1960 count of 2757537 The federal estimate variet considerably estimates made annually by the Vital Sta tistics Division of the State De partmentof Public Health Ruth said that the 1964 esti mate by the state is not yet available However the esti mate as of July 1 1963 credited Iowa with a population of 2785 000 from 177 to 93313 miles close to its planned path A single trip around the earth will take OGO 63 hours OGO is the most in the actors making the estimate said A Census Bureau e1 earlier in the week in Ruth owed Ruth said the Study JFK reactions LOS ANGELES AP Less than two hours after it hap pened 92 per cent of Americans had heard of President John F Kennedys assassination Of 1400 adults interviewed nine of 10 experienced one or more of 15 physical symptoms during the four days climaxed by the funeral Twothirds felt very nervous and tense A majority felt sort of dazed and numb At some period most people men and women ried These are highlights of a report Assassination how the American public respond ed given Friday to the annual meeting of the American Psy chological Association It was prepare by Drs Paul B Sheatsley and Norman M Bradburn of the National Opin ion Research Center at the University of Chicago The vajt tide of public grief which welled up upon the assas sination of President Kennedy amoiig rich and poor friend and foe in aL parts of the coun try was probably unprece dented in history they wrote They said regard the publics response to its grief as a remarkable demonstration of the political maturity and fun damental good sense of the American people The US public could have responded in a number of undesirable ways the re searchers suggested Political opponents could have shown satisfaction A violencesated public could have shrugged off the tragedy Or would we have been surprised when the alleged assassin was revealed as an active leftist with a Rus sian wife if the public had re sponded to the with a vast wave of antiCommunist hys teria The psychologists said how ever It is gratifying to be able to report that none of these reactions was characteristic of more than a very tiny fraction of the American public Most persons said they dropped whatever they were do ing to listen to radiotelevision reports discuss the assassina tion or quietly grieve Less than one in five could carry on nor mal activities In the four days between as sisstnatio and funeral nearly half of the people interviewed reported trouble sleeping About the same number had a loss of appetite A great majority also ex pressed regret ovsr the slaying of the accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald The report add ed About onethird specifical ly stated their sorrow that he had been deprived of fair trial behind with 128350 A record of Chiles more than 25 million voters cast ballots in the bitterly contested election US officials voice relief and delight WASHINGTON AP US officials greeted with relief and delight Saturday the landslide victory of Sen Eduardo Frei in Chiles presidential election They had feared that a com parable win by Freis chief rival Communistbacked Salva dor Allende could have led to a bigger setback to democracy and gain for communism in this hemisphere than the Red take over of Cuba Frei is leftist by US stand ards But he has avowed a pro West proUS foreign policy and a domestic reform program that velics on democratic methods Allende an avowed Marxist campaigned on an anti US proCastro Communist foreign policy At home he wanted to socialize the economy including seizure of the big US copper firms there resent Synhorst but he is asking the Executive Council to iame a special attorney because of the political overtones involved He said Davis is a wellknown trial lawyer who will very ade quately represent the interests of the state The deadline for certification of candidates came last Hen ri Iowa Democratic leaders had overlooked the presidential ticket Synhorst at first said he was accepting a late certification be cause it would be unfair to Iowa voters to do otherwise Now he is relying on notification by the Democratic National Committee that Johnson and Humphrey were nominated last week be fore the Towa deadline On the inside Clear Lake news Business news Church news 4 Mason City news4 Lutest markets Society news Sports news Editorials 1 Comics Trinsit 1 Classified pages 12 North Iowa ntws is caused by the variety of fac tors used in estimating the pop ulation We know how many births and deaths there were during a year Ruth said But we must estimate the migration And the federal system to study migra tion is different than the one we Rth said many things which are d i f f i c u 11 to assess can change migration habits Schools jobs social condi tions and age patterns all affect migration be said For in tance a big plant may close ill owa But it may take al years before we can deter mine whether the workers at the plant found other jobs thenj or moved out of the state to ook for work Ruth said studies are being made to attempt to work out more accurate method of esti mating migration but until present methods are improved a variation of 1000 is not enough to cause concern North fowa Weather outlook Wermor Partly etevdy etotoits t PARADE FIELD A week after hurricane Cleo dumped torrential rains on Ft Stewr art in south Georgia the parade field still is flooded and Phil Schaefer tries wetting a line tied to his Ml rifle He is doing his twoweek training stint with the 81st Infantry Division   

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