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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 20, 1965, Mason City, Iowa I Continue vigil for Winston Life lingers by a thread LONDON UP Sir Winston Churchill slept peacefully through the njght but his doctor made an unscheduled visit to his bedside Wednesday after noon The reason for the visit o Lord Moran the aged states mans physician was no learned Whether it portended new crisis in Sir Winstons con dition was a question At midafternoon Lad Churchill left the residence wit her daughter Mary Soames an soninlaw Christopher Soame a former Cabinet minister They drove off in swirling snowfall in a car driven by Detective Sgt Edmund Murray Sir Winstons private guard and companion who has been on duty at the residence 18 hours a day since last Friday This was only the third time that Lady Churchill has left the house since Sir Winston was stricken A medical bulletin issued just before noon said There is little to record The restlessness has gone and Sir Winston has slept peacefully through the night and morning It was the 12th bulletin issued since the 90yearold statesman suffered a stroke last Friday It is impossible I think to hope for a favorable outcome said Dr Harley Williams director of the Chest and Heart Association after the bulletin was issued Throughout the night a shiver ing crowd kept watch at the end of Hyde Park Gate the dead end street where Churchill lived since 1955 The door of No 28 open1 only once at am Church ills 24yearold grandson and namesake Winston Spencer Churchill stepped out and drove off in his sports car The watchers assumed that Churchill had spent a quiet night Lord Moran Tuesday was called at 2 a m after Churchill suffered a setback The medical bulletin Tuesday night issued at pm said Sir Winston has slept through the day and there is no appreciable change in his condi The news paper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 20 1965 UOe m Paper of Two Associated Press Full LeaM WilM No 296 LBJ Will do best I can Johnson urges change without hatred in inaugural tion Medical experts interpretec the continued sleep as a sign o extreme weakness but an indi cation that Churchill was not in pain Some earlier bulletins had spoken of extreme restlessness variable pulse and circulatory weakness The Archbishop of Canter bury Dr Michael Ramsey spoke of the approach of deat Tuesday in addressing the Con vocation of Canterbury th parliament of the Church England Later at the request of th London Evening News he sug gcsted a form of private praye for use by Anglicans at Churcl ills lime of crisis It include these passages Churchill is the gift of God providence I thank God for th gift and all His good gifts i time of need A gala eve in capital Whisky and the Watusi By SAUL PETT WASHINGTON AP High1 brow middle and low the Great Society was jumping from fugues to frugs On the eve of President John s inaugural jubilant Demo tats had something for every ody a concert by the Nation Symphony Orchestra a umbing round of state recep ons massive cocktail arties and private blasts that still chorusing Wednesday was a helluva town to sleep in you didnt happen to find The lyes of Texas lulling Whisky flowed like campaign romises The mink that flowed hrough the hotel lobbies would make Miami look like a poor arm Clearly even before the main event inaugural week was Iready a huge success the cab rivers were grumbling about he traffic The big receptions in the ho els were so big Hubert H Hum jhrey temporarily lost his Sen ate replacement Walter F Vtondale of Minnesota in the toiler room of the Shoreham There and elsewhere long lines formed at bars at hat check rooms at washrooms and eleva tors President Johnson and his family went from the concert to1 a relatively sedate party at the State Department where daughter Luci did the Watusi and dad did what historians re member as middle of the road box step The Texas State Society had an intimate bash for 2000 at the Statler They had 18 bars and enough bourbon to keep the Ala Pholofax CHURCH AS STARTER President and Mrs Johnson leave the National City Christian Church after an interfaith Inauguration Day service Behind them are daughters Lynda and Luci Evangelist Billy Graham and Hubert Humphrey the new vice pres ident and Mrs Humphrey Arrest 200 more Negroes SELMA Ala AP Sheriff Churchill stands for peace and humanity I pray to God for peace for unity for all who are in distress Churchill is at the hour of death I pray that I may be ready to die Lord lake me to Thyself as and when Thou wilt only without shame and sin At many churches special prayers were also said for Lady Churchill who is 79 She is very calm and very brave said her cousin Sylvia Henley The street outside the Church ill home is cleared Tuesday night at Lady Churchills re quest when the crowd began to get out of hand Doubles her money with bad checks County authorities Wednesday are seek ing a blonde woman about 30 medium height and weight dressed in a light coat with dark spots according to Sheriff Ike Davey The woman deposited in the Northwood State Bank Tuesday morning went down Main Street writing checks to taling and left town Giving her name and address as Carolyn Mattson from Gor donsville Minn the woman wrote checks of at the CoasttoCoast Store at Gildners Clothing Store at Skogmos General Store and at OBruns Department Store North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and a Wednesday night 510 Partly cloudy and warmtr Thursday highs in low Weather Details on 2 mo still holding out Tidbits overheard Why C P you old skunk Who you cheatin now Our two daddies were farm ers together They hitched their horses together they My daddy voted for him Mary Lous daddy voted for him We voted for him Our children will vote for him Before they unhitched their Cadillacs and rode off into the night one got the impression the twoterm limit on presidents might soon be in jeopardy There were two big dances of Young Democrats at the May flower and the Willard where Lincoln once slept and The Battle Hymn of the Republic was written James G Clark arrested an es timated 200 Negroes Wednesday after they refused to enter the Dallas County Courthouse hrough an entrance designated by the sheriff The Negroes had marched to the courthouse in an effort to register to vote Clark told them lhat they could enter the building through one of two entrances and he did not order them into an alley as he had Tuesday when 66 were arrested The Negroes caid they wantec to enter through the door near the sheriffs office You are here to deliberately cause trouble the sheriff said n the two entrances The door vhich the Negroes wanted to use opens to the main corridor of the courthouse The other door opens into a lobby Clark arrested more Negroes as they arrived in small groups for the third day of efforts aimed at registering as voters Progress without strife Reject those who are haters WASHINGTON ffi Presi dent Lyndon B Johnson in augurated to his first full term declared Wednesday the time has come for the United States to achieve progress without strife and change without hat red Let us reject any among us who seek to reopen old wounds and rekindle old hatreds the President said in his inaugural address They stand in the way of a seeking nation Johnson added I will lead as best 5 can But look within your own the old promises and the old dream They will lead you best of all Johnson called on the nation to join reason to faith and ac tion to experience to transform our new unity of interest into a new unity of purpose For the time has come to achieve progress without strife and change without hatred the President said Mnol without difference of opinion but with out the deep and abiding divi sions which scar the union for generations Johnson said his Great Socie ty is not to be the ordered changeless and sterile battalion of the ants It is the excitement of be becoming try ing probing falling resting and trying always gaining he said If the nation succeeds it will be not because of what we have but what we are not be Pholofax WITH EMPHASIS With his presidential chair empty behind him Lyndon Johnson clenches his fists and molds his face in a determined expression as he makes a point in his inaugural address Mrs Johnson in the foreground Vice President Humphrey behind the President and House Speaker McCormack background listen After group talking with for several the first minutes Clark told the Negroes Youve got exactly one minute to dis perse or else you are under ar rest for unlawful assembly After the first contingent was arrested Negroes the sidewalk in front of the courthouse These were not ar Tuesday night the poor old Willard was treated to the sim ple frug the compounded frug and jerk the frug and dog the twist the swim the Watusi the hitchhike the gcsundheit the chacha the single Lindy dou ble Lindy and double hernia The dancing stopped only long enough for the Hubert Hum phreys to make an appearance Noting all the expensive gowns he said The Presiden told Mrs Humphrey tonight Why Muriel you have on You came here as an unlawful assembly The Board of Reg strars is down at this entrance Thats the front door of the courthouse Clark said the entrance he wanted the Negroes to use was considered the front door al hough there is little difference in two arrived groups other and stood on cause of what we own but wha we believe We believe every man mus someday be free he said And we believe in ourselves That is the mistake our ene mies have always made John son said In my lifetime in depression and hav awaited our defeat Each time from the secret places of th American heart came forth th faith they could not see or eve imagine It brought us victory It will again Johnson said the United State was conceived in justice and rested immediately the issue to Wilson Clark took Baker the city director of public safety he said that means that all its citizens musl share in the fruits of the land In land of wealth fami lies must not live in hopeless poverty Johnson said In a The sheriff said the Negroes iancj rjch n harvest children were blocking the sidewalk Baker then ordered them to BRAND NEW VICE PRESIDENT KISSES WIFE Photofax form a single line and they did After a few minutes the sher iff told the scores of Negroes they were under arrcsl pretty new dress every time I see you The Humphreys left in a roarj of applause and the dancing re sumed in a swirl of acrobatics that resembled a junior prom in the Congo By dawn Wednesday the Young Democrats were old Democrats and the Great So ciety had a great hangover On the inside Editorials Society news 89 North Iowa news 10 Sports news 1314 Latest markets 16 Mason City news 1617 Clear Lake news 1819 must not go hungry In a land of healing miracles neighbors musl not suffer and die untend ed In a land of learning young people must be taught to read and write For 30 years I have believed this injustice to our people fhis waste of our resources was the enemy Before this generation of Americans is finished this ene A Viet crisis averted Another is threatened SAIGON South Viet Nam The flamboyant commander AP Brig Gen Nguyen Caojo the Vietnamese air force told Ky agreed Wednesday to accept temporarily the post of minister of youth and sports and a poten tial government crisis was Meantime five of South Vie Nams top Buddhist leader newsmen however he will before a crowd of 1000 averted The revamped Cabinet of Pre TWO ported be conquered The President i declared SPEECH Continued on Page 2 iyoung generals jvilians was sworn in after a 24 by Kys ini his appoint his military joh and will slay in the Cabinet for only a couple of weeks1 US generals were re to have encouraged him to accept the ministerial ap weeping and applauding foliov ers that they would fast to th tial rejection Imcnl of pointment harmony forces in the within interests of the armed death if the government of Pre mier Huong docs not step dow The noisy rally at Buddhist headquarters was under way at exactly the time Huong was presenting his new Cabinet to the public in anolhcr part of the cilv Leads giant parade Gives Secret Service fits WASHINGTON B Johnson took the inaugura tion oath Wednesday solemnly pledged to lead as best I can and then headed a grand parade down The Thoroughfare of Presidents At his side as he rode along Pennsylvania Avenue from the stirring ceremonies at the US Capitol to the White House pa radereviewing stand was his slim little Lady Bird the First Lady It was she a heart tugging change of schedule had held an old family Bible aa he took the oath to Preserve protect and defend the Constitution The parade at Johnsons sug gestion lacked the display of military might so prominent in past inaugural parades No mis siles no atomic cannon no jet warplanes roaring overhead The security was terrific for this inauguration the tightest in history but it could not con tain the ebullient handshaking President To the horrtfr of Secret Serv ice agents he vaulted out of his bulletproof limousine just after the parade started Straighta way he headed for the band from his old school Southwest Texas Stale Teachers College He shook hands with a glam orous drum majorette said howdy all around then got back reluctantly into the car At the White House the presi dential party peeled off from the parade and witnessed it from the pavilion protected by bulletresistant glass The parade started at 2 pm a half hour behind schedule The President had lingered nger than expected at tha exas filet mignon lunch in the d Supreme Court chamber at he Capitol The thing that held im up was as usual he kept moving from table to table hatting about old times The presidential oath was tak non an old Bible given to him y his mother Then came the inaugural ad Iress and the chief executive timmoned the nation to a war m poverty and ignorance He called these things an ene my to justice and predicted Before this generation of is finished this ene my will not only will e conquered Hatred too must go he said racial divisions at home and dangerous suspicions among the nations For he said We are all fel low passengers on a dot earth And each of us in ths span of time has only a mom ent among his companions FOCUS M North idw0 Eagle orphan park In North By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director BRITT When is a park not a park When il is Eagle Lake Park northeast of Britt In that case you have 2175 acres of woodland beaches and picnic area but no one look ing after its maintenance The Eagle Lake problem started last fall when the Iowa Conservation Commission an nounced it wanted to drop the area from the park rolls and make it and the adjacent 1000acre lake a game refuge This announcement was met by loud opposition from those in the area First the picnickers resented the closing of a popular picnic site Second hunters op posed turning one of the areas top duck hunting spots into a game refuge The solution appeared simple Let the state continue to have control of the prairietype marsh constituting the lake and let the Hancock County Conservation Board take over operation of the park Negotiations started in lhat direction and appeared to be progressing smoothly until someone noticed that picnic tables benches and other picnic equipment all had been removed from the park It seems the State Conserva tion Commission had decided that since it wasnt going to have charge of the park any longer this equipment could be better used elsewhere This didnt attract too much atten tion until someone mentioned lhat all the equipment the slate had taken didnt belong lo Ihe slate A couple of tables and benches had been provided by organiza tions from Britt The missing picnic tables also gave the county conservation hoard a second thought If the state wasnt going to provide the picnic equipment the county board would have to This pros pect didnt sound too attractive to the board which operates on a strict budget Sherry Fisher DCS Moincs chairman of the state conserva tion commission says it isnt a question of whether the com mission wants lo return the picnic equipment but a ques tion if it legally can do so Ive got a letter written now asking Ihe atlorney general for a ruling on whether we can provide equipment Cor a park in which we have entered into a leased management agree ment with another agency Fisher added This question has farreach ing consequences over the sit uation at Eagle Lake Fisher FOCUS Continued on Pagt 2 On thrs sharp cold but not bearable day Hubert Horatio Humphrey the Johnson com panion in last Novembers enor mous election sweep was the first to take the oath At am Humphrey raised his hand and swore that so help me God he would faithfully discharge the duties of vice president The oath was administered by House Speaker John W McCormack Hum phrey laid grave stress on tho words so help me God Then he shook hands with tha LBJ Continued on Page SAME
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