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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 5 1944 UOc a Paper Consists oi Two Associated Full LCIM No 257 Massive snow in Chicago Ralph Roger Schmidt 22 rural lason City late Friday was barged with burglary in connec ion with the theft of in ousehold goods from six Clear ake cottages The Cerro Gordo County sher Ts department which made he also considering eturning a 17yearold Manly oy from San Diego Calif in onnection with the crimes He ecently enlisted in the US Vavy and is undergoing training icre Schmidt waived preliminary earing before Justice of the eace Frederick B Shaffer im mediately following his arrest He was bound over to District lourt and has posted bond Officers claim Schmidt stole he items in order to set up housekeeping They say the office Schmidt contend WAIT TO POST County Sheriff Lawrence Rainey right and his deputy Cecil Price left wait to post bond after they were arraigned at Meridian Miss in connection with the slaying of three Civil Rights workers last June in Philadelphia Miss Rainey has a big wad of chewing tobacco in his jaw while Price smokes a cigar Charges disturb sh il to MERIDIAN Miss AP Sheriff Lawrence Rainey of Neshoba County stuffed a huge cut of chewing tobacco into his mouth and settled back on a sofa in the officers lounge of the Naval Air Station Smiling around the bulge in his cheeks the sheriff showed no trace of worry on his broad red face He might have been settling down to watch his favorite tele vision program But a few minutes earlier Rainey had stood hi front of the sofa with 17 other white men and listened to the reading of a federal complaint charging them with criminal conspiracy in the slaying of three civil rights workers last summer in Neshoba County Federal agents Friday arrest ed 21 white men in connection with the murders The sheriff and Deputy Cecil Price were in the group arraigned at Meridian Naval Auxiliary Air Station which is 23 miles north of the was not necessary then for them LGAG V1D1U11 OC LO UdU LltC II j i riiiwiM I from the large lounge the sofas 1uested a preliminary hearing vjiiuii o in 1 U Wo facing four small tables about commissioner tentatively city It was an unusual setting The television sets had been moved and chairs arranged in rows for the entire group and the the size of card tables The prisoners flanked by their attorneys filed in forming an uneven line along the wall They stood mostly silent while the cameras whirred and clicked for more than five minutes Miss Esther Carter the US commissioner entered and took a seat at the table Rather tall her hair beginning to grey she looked like a schoolteacher The prisoners waited and talked among themselves Then Miss Carter directed all the defendants to stand before her and she read the complaint quickly and evenly None of the men showed emotion You do not have to make any statement before me Miss Carter told the men She said it Pope flies to Rome after Asian trip BOMBAY India AP Pope Paul VI flew home to Italy Sat urday completing an historic fourday mission to the heart of Asia where he dramatically initiated a world drive to help the poor and suffering The Pope had met with presi dents and prime ministers sat in quiet discussion with leaders of eastern churches and walked among the destitute as a com mon pastor weeping at the mis ery he saw He left by Alitalia jetliner for Rome just before noon Bombay time Tens of thousands of Romans turned out to cheer the Roman Catholic pontiff on his drive from Romes Fiumicino airport through the Eternal City Deeply moved by what saw as he walked through Bombays wretched slums the Pope Fri day issued a plea to all nations to halt the arms race and use at least part of the funds to help poor countries His appeal directed at news men in order to mobilize public opinion around the world said We entrust to you our special message to the world Would that the nations could cease the At anger un to enter a plea Attorney Herman Alford se the hearing for 10 am Thurs day at the federal courthous in downtown Meridian wher she usually performs her duties At the hearing the federa government will have to offe sufficient evidence for the de fendants to be bound over fo grand jury action Miss Carter set temporar bonds of each and the 1 defendants were released afte arraignment on property bonds As the defendants got ready t leave the lounge someone jok ingly asked Rainey if he had ride and why he did not retur to his county with the person who had brought him here Enough to fill apartment Solve six Lake breakins yearold is familiar with the that the property was given area and had directed Schmidt to cottages which he knew are unoccupied during the winter Deputy Sheriffs Jerry Koerber Mason City and Cecil Ditsworth Rockwell spent more than 100 man hours in the investigation of the case The initial lead in the case came from an informant who implicated the Manly boy An other source told the officers that most of the loot was in Schmidts Lime Creek Township home Most of the stolen goods were taken from Schmidts house after the investigators procured a search warrant A county highway department truck was needed to haul the goods to the to him by the boy He said youth wanted him to keep the items while he was in the Navy Koerber interrogated the youth over the telephone Thej truck to haul away the goods An expensive portable tele vision set was taken from the north shore cottage of Mrs Tom Cain 210 S Carolina Another cottage on that side of the lake boy implicated Schmidt and toldLwhosc was not idcntifed lost end tables to the burglar according to officers A dinette set was taken from the cottage of Harold Moore Des Moines in the Tanglefoot Picture on Page 17 about the breakins which oc curred the nights of Nov 9 through 13 Four of the cottages entered were on the south shore and area of the south shore Officers claim Schmidt enter ed the cottages of James Lind two were on the north shoreJsav Mason City and A E Hardest hit was the cottage of James Kelehan Des Moines on the south shore Not only was furniture taken from the place Fausch Des Moines but took nothing from them They said the 17yearold at tempted to enter the cabins oi but it was virtually Cook John clean of all fixtures Officers and Richard Edison all of Des said Schmidt borrowed a These attempts accord ng to the deputies occurred while Schmidt was going through he Kelehan cabin Taken from the Kelehan cot age were Draperies and rods pillows blankets a portable television set four pole lamps shelving units from the bathroom light ing fixtures off the ceiling four sets of dishes frosted glasses acdroom lamps a drawer from a dresser a vacuum cleaner two toasters two clocks a set of silverware an expensive barometer and several bottles of whiskey Included among the liquor supply was one threefoothigh bottle Officers said the 17year old consumed the entire amoun of liquor They reported tha Schmidt does not drink On GOP leadership No statemenf by governors DENVER UP Republican pinpointing any direct challenge governors tried to hammer out to Sen Barry Goldwaters tenu Saturday the final version of a ous control of the party machin statement proposing a change in ery And Gov Paul Fannin of Ari zona elected to fill Goldwaters the conservative leadership of their party But a stormy session and Senate seat made it clear he long distance telephone calls would have some dissenting re at Colorado Gov John A Loves marks when the statement was mansion Friday night failed to issued produce any unanimous agreeFannin hadnt expected to ment among the 18 GOP goverattend the sessions called here nors and governorselect sumby Idaho Gov Robert E Smy moned here for a showdown on iie chairman of the conference a proposal to demand the ouster but flew in Friday night and of national GOP chairman Dean called the meeting irrespon assessment made by sible Smylie had pushed for a Burch The those who attended the session lutlon demanding Burchs re was that Burch would not be placement But he encountered named in a formal statement to opposition to this from such par be issued later in the day Inty liberals as Govs Nelson A stead a majority of the state Rockefeller of New York and executives were expected to call Mark 0 Hatfield of Oregon for a more progressive leaderkeynoter of the San Francisco ship of their party convention Goldwater reported backing away from Congolese rebels get more arms KHARTOUM Sudan AP Planeloads of weapons appar ently destined to bolster the re treating Congolese rebels are passing through here en route to a an airport only 100 miles from reference to FBI agents who the Congos northern border arrested him If I cant hitchhike a ride acknowledged Khartoum airport officials have Ill walk back the sheriff said oiiui AAi doJU oana at a And he walked out chomping his dozen planeloads of arms have tobacco Later Price in a long tance telephone interview with broadcast station WGST of Atlanta Ga saidhehad no comment about the possibility of murder charges being placed against him Price said he didnt think he was guility of intimidating the three civil rights workers been day their resources and energies town after the FBI arrested the instead to the fraternal assist21 white men Friday ance of the developing coun Twenty of the 21 including tries Neshoba County Sheriff rcnce Rainey Deputy Law Cecil Shopping days till Christmas rf I VW11 Price and five Ku Klux Klans men were free on bond await ing a hearing in federal court at nearby Meridian Thursday The big question as Philadel phia residents locked their doors and deserted their streets Friday night was whether any of the 21 men swept up in the FBI net would actually be charged with murder Murder is not a federal crime unless it is committed on feder al property The FBI said it would turn over information to the state for possible murder prosecution The officials said at least a processed since Wednes It was their belief the weapons are for rebel leader Christophe Gbenyes Peking backed forces The arms shipments strength ened the belief that the Sudan is becoming the key supply base for the rebels opposing Premier Moise Tshombes Congo govern ment The Sudanese govern ment has denied this A United Arab Republic mili tary transport and planes regis tered to Ghana and Algerian airways carried the weapons to Khartoum starting Wednesday Flights continued Friday Airport officials said the weapons are being sent from here to Juba in Sudans equa base for the rebels SAME DATEIU342J which nominated for president The alities Rockefeller said he thought he could live with the statement as it stood Friday night But he was not committing himself on further changes that might come out of a closed session Saturday Gov Cliff Hansen of Wyoming and Govelect Daniel Evans of Washington indicated they were not yet satisfied with the draft But Govs John H Reed of Maine and John H Chafee of Rhode Island who have been pushing for a change in the na tional leadership said they were reasonably satisfied with what they described as an oral agreement on a new definition of leadership for the party Charles Percy defeated can didate for governor of Illinois who missed the conference be cause his plane was snowbound in Illinois was reported to have urged in a telephone conversa tion with Gov William W Scranton of Pennsylvania that no frontal assault be made on Burch Former Vice President Rich ard M Nixon was said to have telephoned Smylie to urge him not to deal in personalities Scranton head of a policy statement drafting subcommit tee declined comment The conference statement was said by aides to contain a strong statement favoring civil rights and a mild version of opposition to extremism Fanninf sudden touched off torial province The city 100 at tne conference Uil miles from the Congo border is most of the controversy aboul believed to be a main supply Burch The Arizona governor brought the first positive sup port of Goldwater and his views into the conference Fannin said if anything was to be done about Burch the na tiona committee would have the decision on its Jan 2223 meeting in Chicago The cold hard fad the governors had to face was that Goldwater still can command a majority of votes of the national committee and there was nothing they I could do about that Patrick Richardson left 21 of Orange Calif and Patrick liichardson right also 21 of Anaheim Calif appear at the induction center in Los Angeles Friday to attempt a solution to a confusing situation Patrick left showed up the previous day after receiving a draft notice only to be told he wasn t the right Mr Richardson Patrick at right is the right Mr Richard son and the Army wants him Patrick left wants to go too because he has quit his job and sold his car The Army indicated it will oblige him Stress individuality in Bowen speech IOWA CITY How ard Rolhmann Bowcn called for preservation of individuality as he formally took office Satur day as the 14th president of the University of Iowa Bowen said in his prepared remarks that growth of the uni versity is inevitable He said he expects the student body now 14500 to reach 25000 in the next decade But the new president said there are dangers in growth and one is the danger of the submergence of the individual I propose that in all our plans we fix our attention on the goal of preserving and promoting in dividuality Bowen 56 succeeds Dr Virgil Hancher who retired last June 30 after 24 years as president of the university A native of Spokane Wash Bowen is a slender erect be bachelors and masters degrees at Washington State University He came to Iowa in 1933 and won a doctors degree in eco nomics at the University of Iowa in 1935 He has written four books and several papers and articles on economics and education has served as a consultant to the federal government and various DR HOWARD BOWEN Growth inevitable spectacled man with hair grey ing at the temples Looking like the popular conception of a busi ness executive he is trained as an economist was graduated from high school in Spokane and earned national organizations an foundations He taught economics at th University of Iowa from 1935 t 1942 was on the University o Illinois faculty from 1947 to 1952 and taught at Williams Colleg in Massachusetts from 1952 un til he became president of Grin BOWEN Continued on Page 2 World in 1964 Globe to offer r AP history book The GlobeGazette is joining more than 300 other Asso ciated Press members in of fering a volume of living his tory The World in 1964 to its readers Announcement on how to or der the book will appear next week in the GlobeGazette The kingsized book by inches and 300 pag es will be finished imme diately after the end of the year Much of the copy and illustrations on early months already are in print and AP editors expect delivery as early as possible in Janu ary The handsome redandgold hardback cover contains high ly readable material along with reference sections It is illustrated with hundreds of the finest news photos of 1964 both in color and black and white This is scheduled to be the start of an annual series of the worlds big stories as re ported by AP editors and re porters The World in 1964 will not be sold in bookstores only through Associated Press members The price will be Anyone desiring to give the book as a Christmas gift can mail in to the GlobeGazette after the book is placed on sale next week and a gift certificate will be mailed in advance to the recipient 12 dead across nation Storm ends in Northeast y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A massive snowstorm pack ng the power of a midwinter lockbuster as it whipped cross Midwest areas appeared alurday to be losing most of its unch after moving into the Northeast But the early December torm more than two weeks efore the start of winter has aused extensive damage and nconvenienced millions The pecific number of deaths relat ed to the storm was not deter mined but there were at least 2 including 5 in Massachu setts 6 in Illinois and l in New York State The snowstorm which spread eastward and southward from he Rockies left a blanket of white across nearly all of the northern third of the nation and louthward into Oklahoma More han a foot of snow piled up in he Chicago area including a foot in Chicagos downtown dis trict and fivefoot drifts on main highways Icy air still clung to northern Midwest regions It was below zero again Saturday in parts of the Dakotas Minnesota and Wisconsin It was 21 below in Intelnational Falls Minn The storm winds up to 44 mph in the Chicago area Friday disrupted rail air and highway travel in many areas Public schools were closed in hicago for the first time in nearly 26 years Schools also were closed in some other northern Illinois cities Snow tapered off to flurries in he Midwest but continued dur n0 the night from upstate New York across sections of New England with rain and sleet in some areas Snow amounts measured eight inches in New port Vt Thousands of persons in New York State and Indiana were without electrical service In both states several communities were blacked out Ice clinging to power lines disrupted electrical service in a wide area from Warsaw to An gola in northeastern Indiana caving thousands of persons without light or heat It was one of the biggest power failures in several years in the area At least 25000 persons in New York State were without electric service as power lines snapped Snow freezing rain sleet and rain storms swept across the state Icecoated powerlines and tree limbs were downed in many areas Much of Hudson Fails was blacked out and a 17 yearold boy was electrocuted when he was struck by a falling power line Police in Schenecta dy declared an emergency area because of the downed power lines and trees TRAIN DERAILS CALAMUS About 20 cars of a Chicago and North Western freight train derailed Saturday near this Clinton County town Inside The Globe North Iowa news3 Editorials 4 Newman Surveyor 5 Church news 8 Society news 1011 Clear Lake news 12 Sports news 1314 Mason City news 1617 Latest markets Comics 18 Business news 1 Transit Hmetablt 22 Classified pages 2223 North Iowa Weather outlook Warmer Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday from 10 to 15 Weather Details on Pigt I   

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