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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Bama Negro is shot 3 newsmen are beaten MARION Ala Iff New demonstra tions were planned Friday in a right tovote campaign One Ne gro was shot and eight oth er persons including three newsmen were beaten in a bloody flareup of racial vio lence Thursday night The clash between Negroes and slate troopers followed ef forts of demonstrators lo organ ize a night march protesling the arrest of one of their leaders in the current voter registration Marion the of Ptrry County is a town of about population in rural westcentra Alabama It is the home town o Coretla King wife of the inte gration leader Dr Martin Lu ther King Jrv The night march starlet quielly at the Zion Methodis Church on one corner of the lown square Nearly 500 demon strators lefl Ihe church an headed for Ihe jail The melee occurred afler th demonstrators moved back lo ward the church when polic told Ihe crowd lo disperse Mayor R L Pegues said Fri day Actually very little went on and what did go on was by the church It all happened in a very short time about three minutes The mayor said he was sorry that newsmen were injured He blamed outside leadership from Selma for the incident Selma about 25 miles to the east in adjoining Dallas County also has been the scene of racial disturbances between police and voter registralion applicants delermined lo The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19 1945 UUc a Piper Consisti of Two Associated Press Full No H Rebels take over Saigon SAIGON Viel Nam De tachments of troops marines and by a Roman Calholic army officer who was recently on diplomatic duly in Washington rebelled Friday against Lt Gen Nguyen Khanh and quietly took over Saigon A violent reaction was ex pected from both the Buddhist Negotiated settlement is opposed Dont run up the white flag WASHINGTON AP The Republican congressional lead ers have stepped up their oppo sition to a negotiated setllement of Ihe war with Viet Nam GOP Senate Leader Everetl M Dirksen charged in a floor speech Thursday lhal advocales of a settlement propose to run up the white flag before the world and start running away rom communism Earlier in the day House Re publican Leader Gerald R Ford They were take over the town Pegues continued They wanted a night march and of course we cant have thai Quile frankly it wasnt much of a battle Pegues said he did net know who shot Ihe Negro Jimmie Lee Jackson 26 At Gadsden Ala Gov George C Wallaces press sec relary William Jones said tha his information was lhat Jack son had hit a slale Irooper wilh a bottle One of Ihe group of demon strators gave his versionof Ih episode We stood there a little while and lurned around said Albert Turner president of the Perry County Civil League One of the ministers in the group slarl rd praying By lhat time slale Iroopcrs had arrived He said Ihe Iroopers started pushing the crowd back toward the church bul our people couldnl gel in Ihe door because it was jammed When they tried declared in a slalemenl some Democrats wanl Ihe United States to pull out of Viet Nam and retreat to Pearl Harbor With Democrats divided on the issue debate over Southeast Asian policy forced the Senale into another late session Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield stepped into the debate to argue against equat ing negotiations with surrender and appeasement to go around the church to a side door the troopers beat them Police and Highway Patrol officials declined to comment on what followed But there was clubbing and shoving and some rock and bottle throwing An FBI spokesman said some ar rests were made In addition to the nine report ed injured Negro leaders said 15 or 20 members of their race were hurl bul not enough to be hospitalized The man who was shot was identified as Jimmie Lee Jack son 26 of Marion He was shot twice in the stomach and was in Mansfield said of Dirksen It is a profound reassurance to know that the great senator from Illinois can be counted on o put the best interests of the nation first in any critical situa tion Bul Mansfield lold the Sen ateit was entirely proper for Sens Frank Church Dldaho and George S McGovern D SD to suggest consideration oJ negotiation which might lead to a prompt end to the blood shed Dirksen in a reply lo the Sen ale speeches Church and Me Govern made Wednesday said If we dont man the ramparts of freedom on our outer defense line from Korea to South Vie Nam well inevitably be facing the enemy on the inner lin from Alaska to Hawaii critical condition hospital Five other Negroes were hos pitalized in Selma Richard G Valeriani an NBC correspondent was clubbed on Ihe head and taken to the Perry County Hospital at Marion Six stitches were needed for a wound at the base of his skull Two United Press Internation al men also were injured Pet To negotiate in South Viet Nam while Communist aggres sion is spreading throughout the entire Southeast Asia pcninsu a Dirksen declared is like a man trying to paint his front porch while his house is on ire Dirksen told a reporter he is rying to put i stop to this ne gotiation talk in this country or fear it will be interpreted by in a Seima Communists and nonCommu nists as a sign of weakness I dont think we should even talk about it at all until there is jome good failh evidence from the Communists thai Ihey will keep the agreements they al ready have made on Southeasl Asia You dont hear Ihe Com munisls lalking about negolia lions Both McGovern and Church Fisher a photographer said he got a prelly good working over and his camera was smashed Reggie Smith a news film cameraman said he was hit in the ribs and his camera broken Highway patrol increase of 100 to the governor DES MOINES AP The Iowa Senale passed 467 and scnl lo Ihe governor a bill to allow a 100man increase in th Highway Patrol to bring the maximum authorized strength lo 400 men within two years Gov Harold Hughes ha asked for the increase North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Friday round 20 Fair and warmer Saturday highs in mid 40s Weather Details On J took the floor later in the day lo reply to Dirksen I regard his remarks Mc overn said of Ihe Republican sader as good oralory and ad logic I have never advo ated running up a while flag nd I dont advocate it now But neither do believe that very problem in the world can e solved by bigger wars or ven by waving the American lag on the floor of the United states Senate McGovern went on to say It doesnt require any partic ular bravery lo stand on the floor of the Senale and urge our boys in Viet Nam to fighl hard er and if this war mushroom nto a major conflicl and lundred thousand Americans are killed il wonl be Uniled Stales senalors who die Church said Dirksen is a fine patriot but hes no belter pa triot than any other members of this body and called the white flag charge contrary to the facts He added he saw no pur pose in questioning the courage of those who would find a politi cal rather than a military solu tion in Southeast Asia majority of this wartorn na tion which is well represenled in Ihe new governmenl Khanh inslalled Tuesday and combal division afield lhal are consid ered loyal to the liltle com mander of Ihe USbacked armed forces j US AmbassadorMaxwell D Taylor and tJen William C Weslmorelancl commander of US forces in Viet Nam con ferred wilh Vielnamese officers al mililary headquarlers in an effort to untangle the situation and averl bloodshed American officials reported Ihe Embassy was surprised by the coup Taylor said his filst hint camewhen he noticed mili tary movement on the Saigon riverfront as he was returning to his office from lunch Rebel tanks fighterbombers and men had launched their mission at l pm They took over the city strongpoints with out firing a shot The tactical director was Col Tham Ngoc Thao 42 who charged that Khanh was a dic tator interested only in money and power He said the aim was to get rid of him and restore order No government can work un der Khanh pressure he said Most of the other coup of ficers like Thao areCatholics Once Xhanhs press chief PROUD AMERICANS American hearts still beat with pride when they view this picture 20 years after the flag raising occurred on Mt Suribachi on Iwo Jima This historic photograph by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press cap tured one of the most inspiring moments in our US forces won the tiny island at the expense of many lives Marines in the picture are left to right Cpl Harlow Block Pfc Ira Hayes Pharmacists Mate 2nd Class John Bradley and Sgt Henry Hansen The hand showing behind Hayes is Sgt Michael Srranks The helmet show ing between Bradley and Hansen belongs to Pfc Rene Gagnon Only Gagnon and Bradley still live Only two who helped raise Suribachi Hag are still alive John Bradley Rene Gagnon 24000 were killed IWO JIMA AP Endless seas wash the hulks of World War II vessels Bones still are found in the caves along with hand gre nades and all types of guns Concrete bunkers stick out of the terrain This is I w o J i m a where during 25 days from Feb 19 to March 14 1945 the US Ma and Japanese forces lost viding perhaps the most 19000 They were fight famous photograph of World ing for 64 square miles of land which in peace time is worthless for commerce In wartime the island represented for the United States a stepping stone to the Japanese mainland The American forces prevailed after the Ma rines raised the US flag i i i i f iii rines lost 5931 killed atop Mt Suribachi pro War II The Associated Press picture taken by Joe Rosenthal Volcanic ash coarse sand and fine gravel make Iwo valueless ex cept as a military base The United States re tains it with a small con tingent of men A for lorn place then the same now Thao was assigned to South Viet Nams Embassy in Washington as informalion officer afler col lapse of a Sepl 13 uprising againsl Khanh His chief Ihere was Lt Gen Tran Thicn Khiem a Buddhisl former de fense minister shifted from mil itary to diplomatic affairs as ambassador to Washington Thao announced he has in vited Khiem to come back to Saigon and Ihe ambassador in a Washinglon interview confirm ed thai he will relurn Khiem an nounced his full support for tha revolt againsl Khanh calling VIET NAM Continued on Page 2 Mobs roam in Brooklyn School boycott violence NEW YORK For the second straight day a mob of Negro teenagers ran wild on downtown Brooklyn streets throwing bricks at policemen and smashing store windows in an outgrowth of a school boycott Police who used 100 officers including mounted patrolmen to quell Thursdays disorder arrested 22 persons Seventeen of thenv were between the ages of 13 and 18 picked up on dis orderly conduct charges Five adults including a min ister were arresled for violat ing the slale educalion law by promoting school truancy Eighteen were arreited Wednesday on similar charges as 400 Negroes clashed wilh 100 white studenls from St Johns University next to Ihe Board of Educalion building Inside The Globe The latest rioting which las ted for one hour al its heigh and stretched for four hours j sporadic bulbreaks was trig gered when police apprehendec a 14yearold boy on a picke line because he was carryin whal appeared lo be a gun was a plastic water pislol The Rev Milton A Galami son the Negro boycott leader charged police wilh brulalily Down Soulh Ihey have used dogs against us Here they are using police on horseback and this is worse lhan using dogs Galamison insisled Ihe boy coll which slarted Jan 19 and now has affecled 27 schools and caused absences of 5500 pupils is aimed at speeding up inlegra lion plans oullined by the slale education commissioner James B Donovan school board president denounced ir responsible leaders of the boy colt Donovan said children were being used shamelessly as pawns We must all understand lhal the present boycott is nol a le gilimale demonslration for civi rights he said in a stalemenl It is lawless scornful of the welfare and educational needs of children and desperate to the point of inciting violence Police Commissioner Michael 1 Murphy termed ridiculous charges mounled police rode loo close lo demonstralors People oughl to obey the law and keep Iheir children in school he said At a dinner meeting Thursday nighl Slate Ally Gen Louis J EVACUATE ON IWO Wounded Gls receive first aid as they are evacuated to a hospital ship off the coast of Iwo Jima Most of these were the lucky like the more than 5000 who died under Japanese fire A Ma son City man was there Story and more pictures on Page 4 Comics 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports news 910 Editorials 11 Clear Lake news 12 Classified pages 1213 North Iowa news 14 criticism deplored of our reckless uniformed police officers who are vital lo the public welfare Corruption of police is charged WASHINGTON AP Rep Adam Claylon Powell DNY whose last drive againsl wha he calls police corruplion in Harlem led lo in dam ages against him is launching another one Im going to slarl again h told Ihe House Thursday an name Ihe places of the number racket drops and dope drops i Harlem The payoff to police i N Hampton crash kills Ottumwan NEW HAMPTON An Ot lumwa airman Jerry Duane Hamilton 20 was killed Friday when Ihe car he was driving slruck an emply school bus on Highway 63 nine miles north of here about am A passenger in the Hamilton ulo anolher airman Kennclh D Love 20 Waterloo is in a New Hampton hospital with un lelermined injuries suffered in he crash Bolh men were sta ioned wilh Ihe Air Force at Du ulh Minn The crash occurred when the soulhbound Hamillon aulo slruck he norlhbound school bus on ttie left front fender The bus driv en by Lorene Willadsen 31 was on the way to pick up New Hampton Community School stu dents Willadsen told invesligating of said per month per drop he He tossed into his speech the names of three men he said ficers he pulled off on Ihe should er in an attempt to miss the car Officers said the Hamilton auto appeared lo have crossed Ihe center line of Ihe highway The investigation was conduct ed by Chickasaw County Sheriff Galen Folkers and highway pa trolman Lamont Olson killed i Harlem gambler Ar thur Power lasl Oct 20 in a case Ihe police still list as un solved They have been sheltered by the police the Negro congress man said and I have gotten their names from the files of the police department They are Terry Lindsay Charles Skip CORRUPTION Continued en Page 2 SAME DATE   

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