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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 14, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             has magic of his own The newspaper that makes a 11 North I owans neighbors Hes mobbed in GOP area EDITORS MOTE Robert F Kennedy started hit cam paign for the US Senate in New York last week At times it seemed more like a movie idols tour than a po litician on the hustings Here a reporter who accompanied Kennedy tells about t h i s re markable beginning By RELMAN MORIN NEW YORK IBis it the al lure of the name Kennedy Is it curiosity to see in per son the man about whom so much has been said pro and con Is it sympathy for the brother of an assassinated president making him the respository to day for all the grief and shock of last November Whatever the no body could say with Robert Y Kennedy was a politi cal hurricane in upstate New York last week Sweeping across predominantly Republi can territory he stirred waves of emotion scenes of frenzy an astonishing human storm Women smeared his face with lipstick They ran beside his car to grab and kiss his hand In Pittsburgh a man gripped him around the neck and pounded his back yelling Bobby Bobby He was showered with flowers confetti and rice as his open convertible passed Three times while standing in the car to shake hands he was almost pulled over backwards After that one aide grabbed his belt and another a leg to keep him upright A woman pawing at him scratched his chin He was mauled pummeled and crushed in thecrowds This happened over and over again Kennedy is campaigning for the seat in the US Senate now held by Republican Kenneth B Keating who is seekingreelec tion Last Tuesday he began a threeday tour of upstate New York Some of the cities there are Democratic and some swing between the parties in elections But these incidents occurred as Kennedy went into counties where the GOP bulge in registration is 3and 41 NY boycott tuts into attendance NEW YORK UBA boycot Monday cut heavilyinto attend ance at schools involved in a program of using buses t racially balance enrollments The board educations ini tial figures for opening da showed absenteeism rangin from IS per cent at a predom inantly Negro school to 57 pe cent at a predominantly whit one Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14 1H4 Utte CoulsU ot Two OM AuocUled Press Full Wires No 1U f Khanh still is Viet boss income be Improved EDITORS NOTE This is the first article of a sixpart series on the views of President Lyndon B Johnson Democratic candidate for the office he now holds The views on a variety of issues as expressed in his news conferences interviews spec c h e s statements and other public remarks were compiled and documented for the GIobeGazetie by the Associated Press The Globe published a similar series on the views of Barry Goldwa can be We have made great progress in recent we can and must do better CivfrRighis AP Phulolax SHES NO America of 1965 21 yearold Vonda Kay Van Dyke of Phoenix Ariz gives a wink at same time her ventriloquist dummy Kurley Q winks in Atlantic City NJ where the former Miss Arizona copped the title from 49 other beauties in the annual contest Big year awaits a NEW YORK AP A strenuous and glamorous year was ahead Monday for Vonda Kay Van Dyke the new Miss America but Vonda isnt sure whether she has awakened yet from a dream As the newly crowned beauty queen awaited her first meeting with the New York press her boy friend in Phoenix Ariz was hoping that Vondas year in the spotlight would not change their lives The boycott was carried by a white group opposed to Vonda left Atlantic City Sun transporting Negroes out of day still tearful and wonder their school districts to avoid alleged defacto segregation struck by her victory in the nations oldest beauty pageant A similar boycott last year Saturday night prompted the decision by the school board to transport stu dents to appease those who sought greater racial balance in schools predominantly Negro because they were in Negro dis tricts The brunette her blown eyes glistening she dabbed them with a tissue described the dreamlike quality of her coronation After making the walk back and forth on the runvvay I started up the steps to the chair I thought that when i got up there I would put out my hand and it would not be there she said In Phoenix Duane Kapp 22 a law student at the University of Arizona was not too sure what this is going to mean for the two of us I dont quite know how to react but I know I feel unhappy for myself he said after Miss Arizonas crowning Theres a chance this may affect her life and if this happens I know she wont be the girl I knew and the girl I loved Vonda and young Kapp have known each other six years While they had made no definite plans marriage was one of ter Republican presiden tial candidate the week of July 21 shortly after he was nominated Agriculture In a nationwide television iroadcast April 24 1953 speak ng in reply to a speech by Pres dent Dwight D Eisenhower on i is veto ofa Democratic farm Mil Senate Majority Leade Johnson said Since 1952 wages have gon up corporate dividends hav gone up the entire national in come hasgpne up But the in come of thefarmer has gon down 26 per cent The farmers income thus be bolstered notonly for farmers sake but for sake Otherwise we may spin into another depression In a message to Congress on Agriculture Jan 31 1964 John son said The agriculturalcommodity AS A SENATOR Oh March 9 1949 speaking of proposal by President Harry Truman for a civil rights law en Johnson told the Senate This civil rights question rings into play all those strong nd evil forces of racial preju ice Perhaps no prejudice is so ontagious or so dangerous as he unreasoning prejudice against men because of their irth the color of their skin or heir ancestral background Ra cial prejudice is dangerous be No shots were fired YANK ADVISER STANDS ASIDE An American adviser to a Vietnamese airborne battalion stands aside as h i s unit takes overSaigon City Hall during the attempted over throw of the Khanh regime U S ad AP Phofcfax visers had been told the troops were going on military operation against the SAIGON South Viet Nam AP A bloodless military uprising aimed at ousting Pre mier Nguyen Khanh collapsed Monday and Khanh returned securely to power in Saigon He called for discipline honor arid unity r The attempted coup Haltered and died less than 24 hours after 2000 rebel troops marched into Saigon under orders from their dissident commanders to arrest Khanh as a traitor Not a shot was fired khanh subsequently told news conferencel that the chief VietCong and Accompanied em uh objectLve of his government now aware they were being participation led into coup Details released on Barrys visit to Mason City Details of Barry Goldwaters Sept 24 visit to Mason City were released by a campaign spokesman Sunday Goldwatcr Republican presi dential candidate will arrive at the Mason City Municipal Air port about am on the 24th in a Boeing 727 jet However since political cam paign schedules sometimes are altered at the last moment the spokesman advised spectators lo be at the airport by 9 am to avoid missing the candidates speech if he should arrive early Goldwaler will spend about 45 minutes at the airport After a brief speech he will mingle with the crowd before resum ing his flight He most likely will be accompanied by his wife the spokesman said These details were received Sunday by Leo Sweesy 304 E Stale chairman of the 3rd Dis trict Republican Central Com mittee who was contacted by the member of the Goldwaler campaign team The GOP candidates other stops that day include the met ropolitan centers of Boston Mass Madison W i s and Witchita Falls Tex It first was announced on Sept 5 that Goldwatcr had in Mason City in a busy those things we knew would be in the future he said Vondas immediate future involves a month here posing for pictures and being fitted with a wardrobe A senior at Arizona State University she will postpone her final year of college until after she tours as Miss Ameri ca First prize in the pageant brought her a scholar ship and an estimated in icrsonal appearance contracts Another scholarship came her selection by the other 19 girls as the pageants Miss Congeniality the first time hat a Miss America had won Lhe popularity contest CHINESE PREMIER ILL TAIPEI Formosa The China News an independent English language newspaper published in Taipei said Mon day that Chinese Nationalist in telligence sources had confirm ed press reports from Hong Kong that Chou Enlai 66 premier of Communist China is programs developed during the past 30 years have served us LYNDON JOHNSON His views reported well They are now an indispcn siblc bulwark of our agricultur al economy Without them our food supply would be much less secure than it is today cause it is a diseaseof the ma jority endangering minority groups When we of the South arise here to speak against the civil rights proposals we are not speaking against the Negro race We are not attempting to keep Valive the old flames of hatred and bigotry We are inSteVd trying to prevent those flames from being re kindled We are trying to tell the restof the nation that this is not the way to accomplish what so many want to do for the Negro Were a little late in our sec tion in recognizing that all men are created equal I wish the hotheads on both sides would give us a chance to evolve a so lution to this problem In explaining his vote for the 1957 civil rights bill Johnson said I voted for the civil rights bill because I think everyone ought to have the right to vote whether hes white or brown or black In early 1959 Senate Major ity Leader Johnson came up with his own civil rights pro posals including a provision for a Community Relations Service He explained this in a Texas radio speech Feb US By JOHN HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON United States 3 Cbrrieci Mpridaythequick collapse of ment riiilitary Uprising in South Viet Nam arid officials said Premier Nguyn should now be able to get on rapidly with plans to press the war against Com munist guerrillas Secretary of State Dean Rusk summed up official reac ion saying I am pleased that the trouble is over and that the government can now get on with its main tasks No one here could say for certain whether Khanhs shaky But they need improve ment New conditions arising from the technological revolu tion in agriculture present a special challenge based upon the problems of abundance rather than scar city We must also look beyond agriculture to rural America as a whole Fiftyfive million Americans live in rural areas Too many of them have not had an opportunity to acquire the education skills and earning power which their talents war rant For too many of them the rural environment has proved a hindrance to a full life rather Basically the duly of the Community Relations Service would be to provide conciliation assistance where conflicts re garding constitutional law are disrupting or threatening to dis rupt peaceful relations in the community AS VICE PRESIDENT As vice president in a speech at Wayne State University Mich Jan 6 1963 Johnson dis cussed the Civil War and said Udall sets Charles City visit CHARLES CITY Stewart L Udall U S Secretary of the Interior will be here Sept 24 for a Democratic barbecue at the airport it was announced Monday by Stephen M Peter son Waterloo candidate for U S Representative Peterson told the GlobeGa zette that Udal will be here from 4 to pm after flying over the Cedar River from Wa terloo Peterson has been advocating hold on leadership inthe tled little Southeast Asian coun try had been weakened by the Sunday coup but Rusk obviously hoped Khanhs success in his latest struggle for power would rein force his position as premier Rusk signaledthe belief that the crisis is eased by leaving Washington ona speechmaking trip to Detroit a longscheduled date that thesudden events in Saigon had shifted to tentative status He spoke briefly with newsmen at the airport Powerful and insistent US support for the premier evident ly played a key role in keeping him in office US officials in Saigon are understood to have made the American position i clear to South Viet Nams con tending leaders well before its public announcement in Wash ngton V The attempted coup came so uddenly that it caught Amm an policy makers including Ambassador Maxwell D Taylor y surprise Startled officials lastcned to their departments unday morning to find out what was happening Today as then we are dam or tlle cedar River gaged in a great struggle We toe hear counsel urging res which has had frequent flooding LBJ than the advantage it Continued on Page 2 Vote runs heavy in school election ill On the inside With six candidates running for three scats on the Mason City school board voting Mon day was running heavy for a school election By 2 pm there had been 582 votes cast This compared with 265 in 1963 354 in 1962 and 366 Society news 474 in 1961 Clear Lake news 10 Candidates running for the Sports news 1M2 three seals arc Dr J B Biebe problems He said he intends to show Udall what some of the problems have been and how his proposal would solve them He will arrive in Waterloo a am on that date Afte luncheon and campaigning lUdall and Peterson will Icav for Charles City at 3 pm ACtc pm they will return t Iwaterloo for another barbecue On that same day Sen Barr JGoldwater Republican pros dential candidate is to make School W3 in Mason City at am ompany P2 Roosevelt unior High School W4 PI R Chevrolet Company W4 Guard Armory The vote by precincts up to pm Monday and in three revious school Bowling pews 12 shcimer Pat Cahalan Edgar S campaign schedule that finds him hopping all over the nation n the next two weeks The cities on his schedule for this week Salem N C Atlanta Gai Orlando Fla Tampa St Petersburg Fla no s Till e and Memphis Ttnn Montgomery Ala NC Crttn Tllle SCi Shrevenort and New Or leans La Tex Spring Fitld Mo Evansviltt Ind and Charlrtfcin W V XB Mason City news 1415Gage H P Marshall Thomas Editorials U Rich and Dr J R Utne Comics 17 North Iowa news II the mos Transit timetable the clec tion is on an atlarge basis Polls close at 7 pm for schoo elections an hour earlier than other elections Voting places for the eight pre cincts in Mason City are Wl Admini s t r a t io Building Wl W2 Gordo Count North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and cooler Monday night lows in Fair and a little cooler Tues day htftis generally in Ms W2 P2McKinle is to destroy communism colo nialism and neutralism while building through democracy The 37yearold major gener al who is in his eighth month as head1 of South Viet Nanis US backed he was moved by the spirit of unity shown by the armed forces He evidently referred to the mili tary leaders who chose to back him in the showdown Facing the threat of internal strife we proved to be very worthy and we were able to save the previous blood of all our fighters against the Com NGUYEN CAO KY Nothing like this had been oreshadowed during the four lay review of the Vietnamese situation which Taylor held with resident Johnson Secretary of State Dean Rusk Defense J Secretary Robert S McNamara and other authorities from Monday through last Thursday MINH State buys 42 acres of Clear Lake land Khanhwas seated conference table with the top officers who saved him from ouster These air force Bng Gen Ky whojield Sai gon the rebels and the para troop commander Bng Gen CaoVanVien Notably absent was Bng Gen Duong Van Due comman der of the rebel forces who capitulated to Ky early Monday morning Before Khanh met the news men Ky and Due had shared a news conference and declared their unity in supporting the government and in resuming the fight against theCommunist guerrillas In Washington US officials expressed relief t that remained in power but could not say whether the events would bolster or further weakenhis 1j shaky hold in the1 embattled yi i Theattempted coup yengi neered by a group of dissident generals wasnot unexpected Rumors that Khanh faced t revolt swept It came while Gen Maxwell D Taylor the ambassador was out of country returned to capital cafly Monday after 4 italks in Washington during which US officials said they concluded South Viet Nam needs greater political stability to strengthen its war against the Communist Viet Cong i1 Throughout the coup attempt Saigon residents reacted sullen Motorists their boras tanks interfering with Shoppers paid announcements broadcast Ifrom planes with loudspeakers Evem swooping fighter bombers failed to arouse much interest i elections was s follows Wl PI Wl P2 W2 W2 W3 PI P2 PI W3 P2 W4 PI W4 P2 mi 36 35 76 42 59 44 61 13 1H2 31 36 65 34 66 43 66 13 1H3 22 31 57 18 40 44 41 12 TOTALS 366 354 265 IKEDA IMPROVES TOKYO ft Prime Minis tcr Hayato Ikeda was reported Monday to be gradually recov ering from a chronic throat ailment CLEAR LAKE The State Conservation Commission has purchased 42 acres of land around Clear Lake to be added to public recreation grounds and fish rearing ponds The commission has pur hased from Mrs L A Leck ngton the 185 acre farm ad oining Clear Lake State Park price was The purchase from Nels and Zilphy Lekwa included 24 acres to the south of South Bay across Highway 106 it includes 138 acres of marshy ground which drains into Clear Lake parks According to commis sioner M F Zack Mason City there is a well on the property area is scheduled to be by the fisheries depart That used mcnt as rearing ponds To the west and adjoining the marshy area is a tract of 9 acres of wooded ground Tha portion will be added to th parks department and will be and it also will be used for group camping Purchase price of the slough area was an acre land of the wooded property an acre for a total of Zack said the commission members are interested in ac uiring as much land for pub c use as possiblebefore it is converted to other uses and not vailable for future purchase Zack noted the commission las spent considerable money would have been the third less than a year President N go Dinh Diem was overthrown last Nov 1 and Khanh took power Jan 30 from Gen Duong Vat Minn leader of the antiDiem uprising Khanh was driven from office in August arid early by weeks used as o T violent Buddhist and around Clear Lake which eludes the of fish hatchery and additions jarking lot purchase from Karl Hass purchase of the 12 acre farm adjoining the Ven tura marsh Additional land is being considered for future pur from the stat chase against the government   

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