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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                HrJv bfji urn cane takes aim at Louisiana oi i rv NEW ORLEANS1 La AP Hilda hurrieaJM with Mmileanhour punch plowed through Uie Gulf of Mex ico early Thursday with coastal Louisiana as her probable tar get Residents of lowlying areas remembering killer hurricanes of the past packed their belong ings and fled inland to higher ground The Wither Bureaus early morning bulletin T pinpointed Hil das center 375 miles due south of New t about 320 miles from thenearest land Hilda was moving toward the northwest at mph use bulle tin said and was expected to veer toward thenorth within the next several hours Hildas eye was spawning 90 mph winds in a counter clockwise direction with gales extending out 140 miles to the north and east Red Cross civil defense agencies mobilized quickly for Hilda Evacuation centers were established in inland areas and began receiving residents of the lowlying sections Hilda was the first Gulf hurri cane of the season and the fifth of the year The others have churned through the Atlantic Three tropical storms did not reach hurricane intensity The billiondollar Louisiana offshore oil operations were shut down late Wednesday and crews and personnel were taken v Many residents of Cameron Parish the coastal area in southwest Louisiana where more than 500 lives were lost in 1957 when Hurricane Audrey struck moved inland Evacuation at Cameron was hampered by the loss of a pon toon bridge across the Inter coastal Waterway The bridge knocked out by a towboat in August has been temporarily replaced1 bya ferry Authorities were attempting to borrow a pontoon bridge from the Army at Ft Polk La f At Grande Isle directly south of Mayor Mickey Harris per cent of the incorporated islands population of 3500 bad left v It was hear Grande Isle that 822 perished in a hurricane exactly 71 years ago Thursday i The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON THURSDAY OCTOBER 1 1944 UOc Paper CouUU erf Two Associated Pren Full No Ml Strike at U S ports Chinese festival opens minus AP Photofax SEEK TO VISIT EAST BERLIN RELATIVES Berliners line up Thursday at pass office in the cityto fill but applications in order to get per mits to visit relatives in East Berlin East Berlin and West Berlin authorities recently signed an agree ment permitting West Berliners to enler the munist occupied sector of the dividedcity to visit relatives TOKYO AP Communist China celebrated its 15th birth day Thursday with the defiant cry that revolution is the loco motive of history It apparent ly did not choose to mark the occasion by touching off an atom Pekings Mayor Peng Chen sounded the revolutionary key note reiterating the tough pol icy which Moscow deplores be fore thousands ofChinese and foreign dignitaries massed in the Square of Celestial Peace in Japanese correspondents in Peking reported that informed Chinese sources said VS Secre tary of State Dean Rusks state ment that Red China may ex plode a nuclear device soon was a fabrication No one sources said not even Chairman Mao Tztitung or President Liu Shao chi knows when Communist China will explode a nuclear de vice wires are GARNER Hancock County Sheriff L M Dutch Brower is investigating that countys first wirecutting case The cutting took place on the Merle Hall farm south of Forest City Hali discovered the cutting whenhe in a field rust were visible on the cut porlnight from injuries suffered in Threshers tail section is located WASHINGTON The Navy said Thursday that un derwater search operations this summer located the tail section of the sunken subma rine Thresher and the subs sail bearing her number 593 This was the most conclu sive evidence yet of the lo cation of the remains ofthe nuclear submarine which down with 129 men aboard in April 1963 during deepdive tests off the New England coast The Thresher was lost in about 8400 feet of water some 220 miles east of Boston A year ago after months of inspection and photographing of t h e ocean bottom by t h e bathyscaplr Trieste the Navy produced a twisted pipe which it said came from the Thresher plus reports of siz able hunks of metal wreck age The hull of the sub was never pinpointed beyond until Thursday Johnson is in Maryland WASHINGTON AP The great political campaign of 1964 has a month and two days to go now and President Johnson is going to be on the go most of the time starting witha swift trip to Baltimore Thursday The visit to Marylands big gest city is related to politics bul is not strictly a campaign trip The President will later on to address a cratic rally on Oct 22 went to make Wednesday Hall Wednesday night was re elected chairmanof the Third District NFO He he hasnt marketed any livestock since the Monday before theNFO Kolding action started f The fence which consisted of three strandsof barbed wire and 29 inches of Voven wire was cut in nine places covering a distance of about 20 rods Brower said Thursday that it appeared the wire had been the Chinese capital Though there had been lively speculation that the Chinese might cap the daysfestivities with an announcement tha they had fired their first nucle at device neither nor President Liu Shaocni even mentioned the word nuclear in anniversary addresses The subject also was avoided in lengthy anniversary editorials in the official Peking Peoples Daily and the theoretical party journal Red Flag The oppressed peoples are ound to rise in revolution the imperialists and all the reac ionaries will inevitably perish andthe world is sure to march forward1 Mayor Peng shouted in the days major be fore 500000 paraders began movingthrough the square Thisisthe law of historical development which no one can alter The people of the whole world should unite and perse vere in struggle purpr6spects are infinitely bright Jv Peng will be a year of pretty good harvests in Chi nas history He called on Communists ev erywhere to unite against Unit ed States imperialism which he Baker probe is re WASHINGTON The Sen about his outside dealings and said is plundering notonly the economically backward coiin tries in Asia Africa and Latin America but alsothe economic ally developed capitalist coun tries its partnersincluded I Waterloo man 64 dies after crash Rigel 64 Wa terloo died at Mitchell County cutsome time ofiMemorial Hospital Wednesday MARY LOGAN Rockwell girl is delegate to 4H Congress AMES Mary Logan daugh ter of Mr and Mrs Walt Logan Rockwell has been selected j one of Iowas 22 delegates to the 1964 National 4H Club Con gress to be held Nov 29Dec 3 ates reopened Bobby Baker in vestigation got off to a low eyed start Thursday without ny testimony about an alleged 35000 political payoff on the istrict of Columbia stadium ontract The first witness called by the enate rules committee was ames A Blaser director 01 Ties up nations uilding and grounds for the iistrict government and con tracting officer for the 50000 seat stadium He told about the selection of architectural and engineering iirms to draw plans for the stadium and testified that the opening of sealed bids on June 10 1960 showed McCloskey Co of Philadelphia had sub mitted a tow bidof business interests McCloskey former ambassa dor to Ireland has been a Democratic fund raiser At the outset of Thursdays hearing Chairman B Everett lordan DNC he wanted o explain committee was taking testimony v first about the details bf the stadium project rather than plunging di NEW YORK thoui sand longshoremen struck ports from Maine to Texas Thursday tying up the nations Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico shipping in what their leader described a 100 per cent effective walk out rectly into Williams payoff As a presidential board pre pared to open a factfindingin quiry preparatory to obtaining a TaftHartley Act 6ff in Chicago Miss Logan ion of the wire he added This is the second case of wire cutting in North Iowa since he National Farmers Organiza tion NFO started its livestock Holding action five weeks ago an auto accident at a m Sunday two miles north of St Ansgar on Highway 218 Mrs died of in WHITE PLAINS NY Mrs Nelson A Rockefeller lost her fight Thursday for custody of the four children she gave up to marry the governorof New York V Supreme Court Justice Joseph heard the closed doors earlierthis month refused to return custody of the children to Mrs Rockefeller Gagliardi said he found no grounds for altering the Sun Val ley Idahodivorce Jerms of April 1 1963 awarding primary custody to the former husband Dr James S by mutuaF agreement Mrs Rockefeller re tained liberalvisiting rights un der the agreement The courf is of theopinion that the best interests children will 4e promoted by al a freshman at The court finds that neither le health nor the welfare of the hildren is being adversely af ected by reason of the fact that ic father has custody of them le has succeeded very well in is role and the children are ormal healthy and contented he evidence adduced does not warrant a change in the cus odial arrangement which the arties themselves concluded The children are Malinda 4 who has been staying with Mrs Rockefeller since Murphy mar ried the former Victoria Thomp son and Carol 8 Margaretta 11 and James 13 who are will their father Iowa State University was se lected as a result of her out standing longtime record in 4H Club work Her expenses oh the Chicago trip will be paid by the Illinois Central Railroad Co Miss Logan also has been se eded asthe recipient of the R Watkins Co Scholarship at Iowa State The award s presented to a reshman in home economics at he university A graduate of Newman High School Miss Logan was one of he eight finalists for state 4H girls offices this past year She also has received the state flome Furnishing Award the Elks Youth Leadership Award and the God Home Country Award 18750 Blaser said submitted by 10 firms were keptin a pad locked box until they were opened at a public gathering in the office of the District Armory Board which had responsibility for the stadium construction Sen John J Williams RDel charged in a senate speech a month ago that Matthew Mc Closkey head of the Philadeli phia firm that won the contract made a overpayment on the performance bond for the stadium to Don B Reynolds a local insurance agent Williams quoted Reynolds as telling him that of this was funneled through Baker then secretary to the Senates Democratic majority into the He said that Williams had implied that there was some hing very seriously wrpng in the whole conduct of the stadi um project that McCloskey favoritism and that changes in plans after the construction award might have given Closkey These changes fan political order Thomas W Gleason pfes ident of the striking AFLCIO In ernational Longshoremens As sociation said Not even a raft is floating down the river However two docked i transatlantic 1960 KennedyJohnson campaign fund Baker resigned his 600 a year senate job last fall after questions were raised by dollars Jordan had told earlier that it might time before Baker McCloskey and Reynolds were called to testify Andin opening the hearing he said he felt it was advisable to start at the top with those who h ad cha r ge of build in g the stadium We think it is buf duty to clear up this whole construc tion deal from top to bottom Jordan added Jordan and the committees specfal counsel L P McIJen don said all of Thursdays wit nesses were appearing voluntar ily and had cooperated fully in making records available The Justice Department also is investigating the charges made by Williams this Sylvania and Vinci White the passenge ri unload their luggage President Johnson named the threemanboard of inquiry late Wednesday but too late to head off the midnight strike The board acted quickly Thursday to report to the President before JA return to work1 under i1fed eral court injunction pected by Monday or earlier Shipping circles a loss of more than the nations economy for each daythe docks are idle Threatened loss The other County case was in Floyd the nospital Sunday lowing them to reihain in the night Her were to custody of the HOAR TftiMreHau Knf TllH Pp caiH VL have been Thursday but have been postponed1 Double service On the inside Editorials 4 Society news 47 Comics14 Sport i news Latest markets Mason City news 1213U North 1 owa newt It Ctear Lake i Clarified 141 Cob will be held in Waterloo Sat urdayafternoon He had a fractured right leg rib injuries and a lung s Mr and Mrs Rigel were on their way north for a vacation pulling a onewheel trailer Rigel lost control of the cat as lje met another1 car His auto went off the road rolled over MisV Rigel wwjJlhirowii out of the car v judge said Mrs her suit after June 10 She alleged that the custody arrangements were affecting the childrens health Gagliardi ruled in a 4Vi page opinion Where togo v Autumn color trips start this weekend Iowa letter Ibrings Travels at Air Force unveils jet EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE qaiif AP The Air Force unveiled its new YF12A interceptor Wednesday with muchfanfare but few facts The huge iJlack bomberkiller Hwice the size of the F104 fighter sitting ibeside itjin the runway is reportedly capable miles an hour and 100 SAME DATE1 The advance element of North Yellow River Iowas followers of the scenic trails will be taking to the highMonum ways this weekend River The autumn color show of leaves will reach its peak during the next two or three weeks The hills and valleys of North east Iowa will rccciveparticular attention Junior Chamber of Commerce is taking the lead by making arrangements for a leaf trail tour A detailed map is available at all Monona scrv ce stations and an information sooth will be set up in downtown Monona In addition the route will be marked plainly More than 2500 cars were spotted on the tour route las first time it was laU out Even more arc anticipates this time The 26mile route includes the he Effigy Mounds National Monument on the Mississippi iver Other activities on the week end entertainment schedule forest area and WATERLOO National Dairy Jaltle Congress Hippodrome WASHING Defence Depart ihent Thursday identified the two IfS destr6y ers involved hi the recent Gutt of Tonkin shooting incident as the Edwards and the Morton 2850ton craft V The Pentagon did so by con firming information in 4 tetter written by a crewman on Uie v A reporter for the Telegraph Herald had called the letter to the Defense De partments attention and asked for confirmation Up to now the Defense De partment had refused to identify the two destroyers which newsmen how would not go beyond theierformance fig ures giveaiiby President Johnson when annbunced the new plane last February over 2000 mph and over 70000 feet Only hint of the new planes performance was disclosure that it was capable of more than 2000 mph for long peri ods of time indicating it can reach higher speeds with short bursts of power from its two 40000pound thrust engines A spokesman said Arizona based YF12As could intercept bombers attacking from the north before they could cross Canada The Air Force also disclosed a few details about a new radar guided missile carried inside the twintailed monsters 90fool tong fuselage Called AIM initials stand for Air Intercept the rocket has a speed of 2000 mph This Padd ed to the planes speed gives the rocket a striking velocity of 4000 mph or six times the speed of sound It carries either a convention al or nuclear warhead and is guided over long distances by the interceptors own radar A spokesman said the YF12A which carries both a pilot and a fire control officer has been under development by the Air Force as an interceptor since 1959 Saturday and Sunday gates open 8 am Football Mason lity vs West Waterloo pm CST MINNEAPOLIS Tyrone Guthrie Theatre Friday pm Glass Menagerie Saturday 2 pm said fired on four unidentified vessels that menaced them 42 miles off Communist North Viet Nam GOP dinner tickets per couple and Henry V 8 pm SAN FRANCISCO ufl Sen ST PAUL Mv Fair Ladv Goldwaters My air Lady dinncr in Francisco Paul Auditorium Friday is oaerjng a bargain rate The pm Saturdayfand prcsidentiaJf candfl pm and pm ates fundraising affair MASON States scat afciah and Ms wife for Gun Collectors Show Hotel Goldwaters headquarters ford Saturday and Sunday announced Sn of jobs through automation of cargo hand ing w as a r ma jo r f a ctor in the contractjJ no work walkout AFICIO Inter national Longshoremens Associ ation which began a minute aft er midnight longshoremen jumped in New York and began quitting work on the luxury liner piers as early as 5 pm Wednes day Clerical employes were put to handling passengers luggage and three bigships the British Queen Mary the American Independence and the German during the night For the past few days ship ping especially in the vast port of New York i had advanced some sailing rushed load big of pas senger ships and freighters by hiring extra longshoremen in or der to get the ships to sea be fore the strike deadline Joseph Curran president the 50000member AFtpiO tional Maritime Union hits promised support tor the long shoremen Members of Cumins union are seamen engine room and steward department work ers and otlier ship persoonelbe low officer rank President Johnson invoked the TaftHartley Act late Wednes day for the first time since be entered the White House action expected lead to speedy issuance ofva court injunction ordering longshoremen back to work for an 80day cool in goff period Xiring this time his board of inquiry would investigate report to the President and conduct a union membership vote on UM latest offer by management The board was appointed by an executive order on the basis that the strike could imperil nations health and safety tad affect the movement of food tad other essential perishable prod ucts to heavily populated North Iowa Weather outlook top secret YF12A interceptor capable of flyinfe times the speed of sound over 2000 stands on a ramp at Edwards Air Force Base Calif Wed nesday in its first public appearance The plane was called the All when President Johnson first dis closed its existence last Feb 29 day Ceeler   

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