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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                n e w s paper t h yi I o wans neighbors Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER It 1H4 Paper ConiUU al Two AMOciated Full Lease Wlrei m Dynqmite found in Northeast Iowa farm yards en forcement officers in two north east Iowa counties say they are investigating reports that sticks of dynamite were found in several farmyards in that area The source of the explosives was not known Discoveryof dynamite placed in farmyards was reported by Delaware County Sheriff Mike Barr and Clayton County Sher iff Milton Klink The counties adjoin each other in northeast j Barr said he j was investigat ing incidents the Earl Zum bah farm south of Manchester the Eldon Koeneke farm near He said Ziimbah came upon a dynahiite stick while mowing his lawn and aiat the fuse ap parently was disengaged when thrown into the yard That man five young kids Sheriff Barr said It could have been terrible if one of those children bad found the dynamite before the farmer did Barr said that at the Koeneke farm the farmer found a half exploded stick of dynamite near a hole which had been blasted in his driveway Sheriff Klink said that dyna mite that apparently failed to explode was found in the front yard of the Harold Brockmeyer farm near Edgewood Harold disclosed Wednesday that he recently stopped at Corning Iowa head quarters of the National Farm ers Organization and told NFO national President Oren Lee Staley that any violence in its livestock withholding action wouH not be tolerated Hughes quoted Staley as say ing that NFO members had been cautioned not to be in volved in any violent acts to keep livestock fiom reaching market Gov Hughes who is running for reelection said he made a point of stopping at Corning while on a campaign trip last week He related The NFO certainly has ev ery right to organize and to stage peaceable demonstra tions I told Staley however that we were not going to stand for violence We have received a number ol complaints at the office I said we were not going to stand for such nonsense Marshall County Sheriff Asa Landes said Wednesday night he had cleared up a report of last week that Brady a from State Center had been stopped by NFO men and told to turn back and that a short time later a bullet had been fired at his truck Sheriff Landes Mid tion showed that Brady was waiting for a red light atthe intersection of Highways 14 and 30 and NFO men talked with him but did nothing else Photofax HURRICANE FOOTPRINT The concrete pavement of a city street Is crushed as though stepped on by a giant foot that of Hurricane Dora a massive storm that hurled its fury against this resi dential area 17 miles east of Jacksonville for more than a dozen hours Dora hits full ST AUGUSTINE AP Hurricane Dora smashed at St Augustine and Jacksonville Thursday devastating a vast area with a tide and 100 mileplus winds The massive storm torment ing 100000 square miles of land and sea sent gales whistling all the way to South Carolina and battered Brunswick 65mile gusts Ga with estimates put dam age so far in the tens of mil lions Water flowed hip deep in the ancient Slave Market Square in the heart of this picturesque city of 15000 the nations old est Giant old oaks that have the west of westnorthwest at seven miles an hour The Weather Bureau advised that more battering was to come Rains of 10 to 15 inches were predicted for rest of north ern Florida and southeastern Georgia producing flooding in rivers and streams some se vere Hurricane warnings flew as Drivers arm hit DAKOTA CITY Neb Three trucks returning empty from the Sioux City livestock market were struck by shots fired from a passing car early ThursdayOne driver was struck in the arm Sheriff Harold Niebuhr said the injured man was Oscar Patefield of Laurel Neb who owns several trucks Niebuhr said Patefield was struck in the left arm by what looked like a B B shot A second truck was hit by a charge con taining white powder that weathered tempests through the centuries were uprooted Most streets were inundated Power was out In Jacksonville a city of 250000 with a modern gleaming skyline homes were unroofed streets Hooded power lines poles and trees tossed to the ground in a tangle Where tides did not reach to damage buildings torrential rains lashed by the shrieking moaning winds did Hundreds of homes had winddriven rain on their floors Shortly after daybreak Dora was centered about 30 miles southwest of downtown Jackson ville moving erratically toward far as Charleston SiC with gale warnings up to Myrtle Beach SC and along the Gulf coast of Florida from Sarasota to Apalachicola We think the storm will go up through the center of Geor gia said a forecaster at the National Hurricane Center in Miami That would take some of the steam out of it When Doras calm eye finally pressed ashore St Augustine and Jacksonville Beach already had been hammered by hurri caneforce winds slashing rain and huge waves for more than 12 hours Thursday morning the hurri canes tide pushed the wa looked like cement It smashed the windshield Leonard Feuerbach of Cole ridge Neb owner of a truck line said a hole was shot through the radiator of one of his trucks The driver was Eric Roberts of Coleridge Patefield said J he presumed theshots were related to the National Farmers Organization livestock holding action or someone pretending they were There are numerous NFO checkpoints in the Sioux City area but there have been no recent demonstrations Sheriff Niebuhr said all the shots apparently came from a shotgun fired from a passing car n bullets In some cireo where 2 BONDUEL The deaths of two Nat ional Farmers Organization members under the wheels f a heavy truck and the cries of other demonstrators hat the driver tie lynched brought a call for a truce in he Wisconsin part of a campaign to withhold livestock rom the market But two shooting incidents involving livestock ruckers were luring the night There were no injuries Gov John Reynolds saic SURVIVES COPTER CRASH A US heli copter pilot wades in a flooded ricepaddy around his crashed aircraft in search of weapons and ammuni Pbotofax tionThe copter was shot down by Viet Cong ground forces in an air assault 120 miles southwest of Saigon The driver of the truck that had its windshield smashed Vernon Morlan 43 of Winne toon Neb said he believed the missile was a mixture of ce ment and sand hardened into a ball The shooting occurred about 1 am on US 20 in a hilly sec tion about three miles west of Willis Neb Official was concerned about future health of lr Iowas asphalt industry Refuse to kill remap halt debate lers of the St Johns River over Authorities said four trucks its banks into a residential traveling in a line when a in the middle of Jacksonville Inside The Globe MOHAWK football leaders in color Page 9 Editorials Society news67 Sports news Mason City news 1213 Comics14 Clear Lake news North Iowa news 15 19 DES MOINES best way to finance stepped up con struction of Iowa highways ap WASHINGTON AP The Senate rejected Thursday a motion to kill a proposal de signed to delay for a year or more courtordered reapportion mcnt of state legislatures A motion to table and thus kill the proposal was defeated after the Senate previously re jected 63 to 30 a move to shut off debate on the controversial issue The vote against tabling was 9 to 38 It was offered by Sen George D Aiken RVt a supporter of the proposal which has been in reduced as an amendment to parently will be a major issue in the campaign for governor this fall Democratic Gov Harold Hughes and his Republican op poncnt Atty Gen Evan Hull man clashed sharply over high way financing during an hour long televised debate Wedncs day night During the debate Hughes or the first time said he favors increasing Iowas gasoline tax from 6 to 7 cents a gallon to speed up the modernization o Iowa highways Hultman repeated his pro posal to issue bends to finance the building of highways an after the debate called Hughes gas tax proposal a penny ant approach Hughes did not say how muc car approached from the oppo site direction The trucks driven by Roberts and Patefield were hit no shot was fired at the third truck but Morians truck fourth in line received a shot into the windshield Niebuhr said it was the third shooting incident reported in the area in recent weeks He said the previous shooting incidents had not been reported immedi iately CHEMIST DIES ITHACA N Y W William C Geer 88 a chemist who in vented the airplane deicer died Wednesday DES MOINES memcommission ber of the State Highway Com mission testified Thursday he favored a change in paving plans on Interstate 80 near Iowa City because he wa cbncprned about the economy of the asphalt pav ing industry Robert Barry of a member of the commission since July 1963 was the first commission member to appear at a hearing called by the Leg islative Interim Committee to determine why asphaltwas used to pave a 14mile segment of the highway when original plans called for pavingitK with port land cement ti Barry s appearance came our ing the third day oi the hearing J policy to aware lighway construction contracts so that asphalt pavers wouk get a fair share of the work Barry also said his decision was basedon the fact tha cement people were crying that they had too much work and asphalt contractor were crying that they didn have enough That was when I made u y mind he said I fee ere is room in Iowa for both dustries Barry said he believed that jcauseportJand cement con rlctors had alVthe work they anted they wece making bids igher than would have been the Five top staff members of the commission testified previously Barry said his main reason for favoring the change to as phalt was that it appeared to me we were slowly eliminating the asphalt industry out of busi ness He said that if he had it to do again I would do the same thing He declined to answer directly when asked if it was a Road financing to be Iowa campaign issue the S33billion foreign aid bill Aiken acted to force a test vote A tabling motion is not debat able The earlier vote against shut ting off debate was on a cloturc petition sponsored by Sen Ev erett M Dirksen of Illinois the Republican leader North Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness with showers er thunderstorms over M cent of area Thursday night Partly Friday around 70 Weather details he gas tax hike would raise for ayment of highway costs and Hultman said he was not ready o outline the amount of high way bonds he would like to see ssued Hultmans bond proposal was criticized by Hughes who said I do not believe in mortgaging he future of our children for highways or anything else The highway issue was one o our discussed by the candidates during the debate carried on seven television stations and 35 radio stations in Iowa The candidates also discussed educa tion taxes and public safety There were several sharp ex changes between Hughes am Hultman during the debate A one point Hultman said Hughe had never outlined a publi safety program until I bega goading him and Hughes re I aseifJbey neededjobs declined to identify the ontracfors he said had told him cement industry ad all the work it needed Two influential state senators aid earlier that they were mazed at thelack of formal ecords kept by the Highway ommission Republican Sens John Shoe man of Atlantic and Clifford Vance of Mount Pleasant com mentedon the commissions in ormality before the start Thurs day of the third day of a hearing y the Legislative Interim Com mittee into commission opera ions Vance is chairman of the in erim Committee and Shoeman is a member and former chair man Wednesday night that OrenLee Staley national NFO president had ordered cancellation of al previously planned Wisconsin demonstrations pending a meel ing in the governors offic Friday Reynolds said Staley ha agreed to attend the meetin which was called to discuss th manner and method by whicl the NFO can1properlyconduct its holding action and demon strations t A Lafayette County livestock trucker told authorities in Janesville that he was followed ty two cars across one county on the way to market in Mil waukee late Wednesday night and then was fired on five times from the shoulder of a road two miles west of Orfordville in southcentral Wisconsin The Rock County sheriffs office said two rifle bullets penetrated the truck and a pig was hit The driver who was not identified was escorted by police to Milwaukee Early Thursday several shots were fired from a passing car in the vicinity of a home of anoth er livestock trucker in Rubicon is soybean president eastcentral Wis Dodge County Township in consin The sheriffs office said the bullets apparently did not strike any thing In a statement announcing the Glenn H Pogeler manager of the North Iowa Soybean CoOp erative plant at Mason City for the last 11 years Thursday was named president of the Soybean Council of America Pogeler replaces Howard L Roach Waterloo who will be come chairman of the board of conference Reynolds council to the deaths Wednesday as the senseless shedding of blood He said acts ence will not be permitted within the state of Wisconsin The Soybean Council of Amer ica is a nonprofit organization devoted tothe development of export markets for agricul lied that it is hard to rcaliz ow I have gotten along withou he advice of my opponent Hultman repeatedly chargei hat Hughes had no specific pn grams and the governor calle lultnians tax proposals dreaming of the highest qual ty They shook hands before and after the1 debate for which both wore dark suits and tics but no makeup Their difference in size Hughes is 6foot2 and Hultman is 5foot5 was not apparent to television viewers because they were seated al desks and were about 12 feel apart A poll of 10 Des Moincs resi dents by the Associated Press after the debate showed tha four had watched the headto DEBATE Continued on Page 2 GOLDWATER STUMPS Barry Goldwater on his flying campaign through Oregon took to a tree stump cut from a 500 year old Douglas fir to ad 1m amazed at the Uck of a crowd gathered to greet the Republican pres records kept by a commission idential candidate at Eugene doing business of this magni tude Shoeman sjid The commission spends much as the state almost as but every little businessman in Iowa keeps better records The commission sometimes doesnt take minutes of com mission meetings doesnt have latcs or names on reports and doesnt seem to be able to tell vhcn or where things took place SAME DATE1HJ4M Rusk says Goldwater does not understand tural veg t etable oils soybeans and soy Staky said at NFO products quarters in Corning Iowa that the deaths were tragic He The membership of t h er added they should serve as a ganization which was incorpo symbol for greater effort on the rated in 1956 is composed of the part of farmers in an orderly American Soybean and determined manner to price National Soybean Processors their products at the market Assn and industries directly place and indirectly related to t tire The two NFO members werepregetable oils and soybean in killed when a cattle truck dustries lurched forward as hundreds of Main offices for the council angry demonstrators attempted have been located in Waterloo to block the entry to yards of but will be transferred to Wasfa the Equity Cooperative Liveington DC when Pogeler stock Sales Association in this takes over his new post in a northeastern Wisconsin commucouple of months The council also maintains offices in 15 Killed were Howard FIk 44 Africa f rural Bonduei and Melvin L EUTOpe Cummings 43 of rural Antico crenc Molnar will continue The truck was driven by Ivan Mueller 40 of Cecil an inde pendent trucker who hauls ivestock for farmers under contract Authorities said they took a pistol away from him be uoldwater reflect a of understanding WASHINGTON OB Secre ary of State Dean Rusk said Thursday that foreign policy statements made by Sen Barry basic lack of the re sponsibilities of the US presi dent in dealing with questions of war and peace Rusk said this at a news con erencc when asked about the Republican presidential nomi nees assertions that the Amer ican people should look for some great international crisis before the November election A Sarcastically Rusk said the Democratic National Commit ee had not arranged for In donesia to drop parachutists nto Malaysia nor did it cause rebel forces in the Congo to take over Stanleyville He went on to say that a statement such as that whic the questioner had attributed t Goldwater seemed tohim to re fleet a basic lack of under standing of the responsibilities of the president for dealing with questions of war and peace POGELER Continued on J i ij Tires cut on truck fore pulling him through the angry crowd Mueller was charged withlMACON Mo Another homicide by reckless conduct a incident in which a device charge carrying a maximum taining sickle blades was penalty of a fine up to highway Was repotted up to five years in jail He bythe Highway held in the Shawano County jail under extra police precautions Roger Robson Equity manag er said that after the accident the crowd surged after Uw brock Etrd A track loaded wttfc bad one set dual tares tut out after shouting himLett Lyach kin string him up tfct devices on U Kites west of   

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