Monday, July 5, 1965

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Mishaps in Iowa kill nine Most deaths on Saturday THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Nine persons have been killed in Iowa traffic accidents during the long holiday weekend which was drawing to a close Monday The latest victims were Wil liam Clifton 7 of Troy and Linda Foster 16 a sophomore City High School Young Clifton died about 8 pm Sunday when his bicycle was struck by a car in Troy seven miles west of Bloomfield The car was driven by William Taylor of Selma Iowa Miss Foster was killed Sun day afternoon in an accident on Highway 150 south of Indepen dence Officers said she was riding on a rented motorcycle driven by Gary Hilmer 17 of Brandon The girl was thrown from the motorcycle into the path of a truck which ran over her of ficers said The truck was driv en by Daniel Montague of Ced ar Rapids Most of the deaths occurred Saturday when two drownings were reported and three mem bers of one family were killed while fishing A Chicago and North Western freight train struck down the three as they ran from a trestle where they had been fishing A neighbor girl with them made it to safety Two drowning victims were among the list of Saturday dead They were William C Calkins 18 of Des Moines who was in a boat which overturned at the junction of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers and Eugene Paul Franck 23 of Quasqueton who drowned while wading in The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 5 WS UOe i Paper Conjlits ol Two Auoclated fan LUM No 124 Second riot at Okoboji Success seen in 652 attack SAIGON South Viet Nam US officials said that about 25 B52 jet bombers from the Stra tegic Air Command took part in the raid Monday on Viet Cong positions They came from Guam 2200 miles the Wapsipinicon Quasqueton River near away The raid was staggered with three planes in each flight and with each flight moving over the target at intervals of 10 minutes a spokesman said The attack on a big tract of jungle 35 miles northeast of Saigon about 1 am 12 noon CDT Sunday and continued intermitten 11 y until 5 am he said The planes dropped about 500 tons of general purpose bombs into the jungle the spokesman said and the pilots reportedly felt their bombing patterns had been good The spokesman said there were no reports of any of the big planes missing on the return flight to Guam He said it would be several Saturdays traffic victims in cluded two sistersinlaw from Lone Tree struck by a car as they rode bicycles on Highway 22 north of Lone Tree They were Mrs Barbara Jarrard 29 and Mrs Diane Jarrard 34 Joseph L Harbeck 38 of Sioux City died in a twocar crash Saturday night on High way 75 south of Hinton A car went out of control on Highway 52 four miles south of Dubuque Saturday night kill ing Irvin W Sayer 61 of near Bcllevue Killed by Agree to end strike at Lehigh An agreement in a strike af fecting the Lehigh Portland Cement Co plant at Mason City and five other locations in the country was reached Sunday a company spokesman in Catskill NY said Monday In Mason City however 50 arrests in midnight row ARNOLDS PARK persona who rioted Sunday touched off another eruption early Monday in this northwest Iowa resort town About 50 persons were jailed and one man was injured in the second outbreak which started shortly after midnight at the Roof Garden ball room Sales of beer and liquor here were banned Mon day because of yesterdays riot in which an estimated 500 young persons took part Officers said youngsters ap parently brought in beer from Minnesota late Sunday When they started causing trouble after midnight officers cleared the area Ralph Gregerson Arnolds Park volunteer fireman and re sort operator suffered possible Activity calm at Clear Lake CLEAR available law enforcement officers in cluding more than 30 National Suard members were ready for workers were still off the job Monday but they had scheduled a late morning meeting in the Labor Temple Marvin K Wade president of the local union of the United Cement Lime and Gypsum Workers Union declined com ment on the possibility of a ocal strike settlement or the train as they tried to beatit off a trestle near Marshalltown Saturday were Niale Eugene Winter 41 his wife Loretta 43 and their daughter Clarita Marie 9 Of ficers said they apparently did not hear the train until it got to the end of the trestle Death count in nation still rising 510 persons lost By THE ASSOCIATE PRESS x Motorists by the millions streamed home Monday as what could be the most fatal Fourth of July holiday weekend drew to a close The Associated Press tabulat ed 385 traffic deaths since 6 pm local time Friday The National Safety Council said the count has been running about 10 to 15 per cent higher than the Memorial Day week end when 490 persons died on the highways If the trend continues the council added this could be the worst Independence Day week end in history exceeding the 556 fatalities in 1963 a fourday holiday observance The council had predicted be tween 470 and 570 traffic deaths this weekend Last year their lives in traffic accidents over the Fourth of July It was a threeday weekend like this one The 78hour holiday weekend period ends at midnight local The council estimates motorists will have driven a total of nine billion miles by then A total of 435 deaths were re ported on the nations streets and highways over a corre sponding 78hour summer week end period not involving a holi day The Associated Press for its own comparison made a count of traffic deaths for the nonholiday period from 6 pm Friday June 18 through mid night Monday June 21 The to tal was 363 The lowest traffic toll for a threeday observance of Inde pendence Day in recent years was 225 in 1947 The record traf fic toll for any threeday holiday period was in 1955 That figure was 609 set during the Christ mas celebration North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Monday through Tuesday Little cooler Monday night with rang ing from to 60s High Monday in the Ms Weather details on 2 talk about contract negotations until after the meeting xRobert A Speidel plant man ager saidMonday was awaiting word from union officials but did not expect to earn of their decision until later in the day Union members went on strike at pm Saturday and ater began picketing the plant Nearly 200 employes were af fected said Speidel Only six of Lehighs 12 plants were said to have been affected by the strikes They are at Al scn NY Fogelsville Pa Buffalo NY Unionbridge Md Mitchell Ind and Mason City The days before authorities could assess the effect of the latest raid No ground operation went into the jungle after the raid and the spokesman said he did not know if any such operation was planned The spokesman said the area hit by B52s Monday was not the same one hit by B52s June 18 However both the June 18 raid and Mondays raid were in a large jungled area northeast of Saigon known as D Zone The zone is controlled by the Viet Cong and has been desig nated for years as a free bomb zone meaning combat planes are free to dump bombs and rockets into the area whenever they lack another specific tar get Air North and South Viet Nam were heavy Monday despite bad weather over parts of South Viet Nam A US Air Force spokesman vAFTER THE RIOT Officers lead away Thomas M Fitzgerald 21 of Fort Dodge arrested in Arnolds Park Sunday a few hours after a pre dawn riot by an estimated 500 youths resulted in 60 arrests Fitzgerald was fined 5 and court costs on a charge of consuming liquor in a public place From left are I D Armentrout assistant police chief in Arnolds Park Fitzgerald and Ben Decker assistant police chief of Spencer trouble Sunday night at Clear and Sunday Lake Their contract with the union expired May 1 ficial said a company of operations throughout said US planes had and flown Vietnamese 202 strikes over South Viet Nam during the 24 hours that ended this morn 365 357 27 hurt by bomb blast DETROIT AP Twenty one persons were injured two of them seriously Sunday when an aerial bomb exploded in a crowd of 3000 gathered to watch a fireworks display Police said an aerial bomb fired from a mortar failed to go off in the air and fell into the crowd They said Edward Kaplan 18 of Detroit seized the bomb and tried to throw it away but that it exploded They said Kaplans ing killing an estimated Viet Cong and destroying buildings In North Viet Nam four US Navy propellerdriven Skyraid ers reported destroying three trucks on Route 101 15 miles north of the 17th Parallel The hand was badly injured and that he had been hospitalized Navy planes reportedly at tacked the trucks under the light of flares before sunrise Four Navy Phantom jets re ported cratering the approaches of three bridges within a 20mile stretch of Route 7 about 150 miles south of Hanoi On this strike pilots reported spotting an unidentified aircraft possi bly an enemy MIG fighter about 120 miles south of Hanoi The unidentified plane report edly closed to within 10 miles and then veered off to the north Despite some light antiaircraft fire all the planes returned safely a spokesman said Three Navy Sky hawk jets re VIETNAM Find body of teenage Bluffs girl COUNCIL BLUFFS AP The body of a ITyearold Coun cil Bluffs girl apparently dragged out of her home Sun day night was discovered in a weeded area here early Monday Dead was Kathleen Rose Hast ert daughter of Mr and Mrs Clarence Hastert A search for the girl was started when the girl was re ported missing by the parents when they returned to their tiome about 11 pm Sunday Police discovered hair curlers and the bottom half of the girls pajamas in the yard of the fam ily home apparently left there as the girl was taken from the house About 6 am Monday police searching for the girl spotted some hair curlers near railroad tracks in Council Bluffs and found the girls body in a weed ed area near the tracks The girl apparently was beat en to death officers said She was graduated this spring from St Francis High School here LICENSE EXAMINER only activities however were the directing of traffic caused by a record holiday crowd A riot at the Arnolds Park area on Lake Okoboji early Sunday morning resulted in the buildup of force at Clear Lake Sunday morning Mayor B yhr requested help to C broken ribs when he tried to help police remove three per sons from a car Police said Gregerson opened the car door and a youth inside grabbed a stick he wascarry ing The car then drove off and Gregerson was dragged for a distance He was hospitalized at Spirit Lake Officers said beer was brought into the area from nearby Min nesota where beer can be bought I on Sunday A large quantity of beer was confiscated from cars the way Th riot one officer Police Chief Milo Lenz was Falls and Hampton Cpt BUI Ph1ps told Th riot eUie1 Gazette reporter that he eight Jeeps with two men in each plus additional men whose a cut ear suffered when number he would not divulge he by rocckfdunn8 lha In addition to the Clear Lake noting He said officers were police force which was on duty alert for a possible return of the in force seven men on the 4 mob of collegeage youths who pm to midnight shift of the went on a twohour rampage as Mason City police force were bars were closing at 1 am Sun ON THE ALERT Three na tional guardsmen wait outside the Clear Lake police station near mid night Sunday waiting for possible trouble The guard was on duty throughout the night in case of riots On the inside 700 arrests Riots flare in four held over into the early morn ing They joined the midnight shift to patrol the city in pairs equipped with riot helmets in case trouble did break out in Mason City or Clear Lake Only actual incidents in Clear Lake were handled by the po lice there Saturday according to Chief Nels Larsen He said upwards of 50 youths congre gated in the downtown park at 11 pm Saturday and were dis persed without trouble The same was true of another crowd of about 75 at am Sunday The forces on duty Sunday night included all members of the sheriffs office highway patrol six conservation offic ers park officers police state agents and special deputies An assistant state tommissioner of public safety was in Clear Lake and was on patrol with the highway patrol officers The Surf Ballroom where 1500 teenagers danced to two Editorials 4 Comics 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Clear Lake news 8 Sports 910 Society news 1112 Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news Please Turn to Page 2 FOURTH OF JULY BOMBING US Air Force Skyraider loaded with fragmentation bombs heads south from Saigon July 4 in a four plane flight to bomb an enemy target in the Makong Delta area 90 miles Photofax southwest of the Vietnamese capital The planes flew in support of a ground operation against the Viet Cong After dropping their bombs the planes made several strafing runs on reported Viet Cong concentrations 11 other BT THE ASSOCIATED youths teenagers andc Beerdrinking students battled officers youths staged riots and fists bottles fireworks and ances in resort towns in Missouri and New York GenevaontheLake Ohio Fourth of July weekend second straight night of riot ing in more than 700 was put down early Monday with heavy property local police before the arriv and a number of minor of National Guardsmen or Young scientists in explosion at CAMBRIDGE Mass AP and ODonnell said the Five young scientists were sustained heavy dam ly burned early Monday He said the structure cost an explosion rocked a to build in 1955 housing an electron said the researchers operated by Harvard and conducting tests with hy sachusetts Institute of and were using a bub chamber Police said they had been said Asst Prof Joseph formed no radioactivity of Harvard noticec been unleashed by the hydrogen levels had dropped that ignited a twoalarm fire the control panels pressure the building on Oxford Arthur C Reid 19 of blast occurred as Szy suffered thirddegree burns turned off the gauges most of his body and was on said danger list at 30 of Arlington General a leg injury and abra Deputy Fire Chief ODonnell quoted one receiving thirddegree tor as saying a hydrogen were Frank Feinbcrg 20 fier in the machine was Hand 31 of Cambridge Denniss Ehm 25 The roof was blown off information on the in the windows shattered by was unavailable ercd out by Ohio Gov James L Rhodes Rhodes earlier sent the Na day He said he had reports many of the gang had been drinking in Valley Minn sold legally on onal Guard into Russells oint in western Ohio At Rockaway Beach Mo an zark Mountain resort thou ands of beerdrinking youths attled officers and smashed vindows The serious rioting rupted just before midnight unday A total of 175 youths vcre jailed An estimated 8000 oungsters jammed the resort Police said the rioting was ouched off when they arrested hree youths riding on a motor cycle The crowd protested and began manhandling the officers Authorities said the youths brought cases of beer into town and crowded into cottages and cabins Besides shattering win dows of nine business places and automobiles a police car was overturned Six injured per sons were treated at a hospital Police estimated some 2000 to 3000 persons took part in the Rockaway Beach rioting Fines of to were assessed The National Guard was or dered into GenevaontheLake Ohio to prevent a recurrence of rioting Saturday night and early Sunday in which 29 persons were arrested at the resort on Lake Erie Four hundred National Guardsmen sealed off Russells RIOTS turn to 1 rocknroll bands until midnight was under control through the use of special duty officers Saturday night Clear Lake police confiscated a number of lengths of boards a switchblade knife and pipe which were be ing carried One incident Satur day evening included attempted thefts from tents by a young ster Stray bullet hits shoulder of Iowa man ELY AP Wayne L Van Auken 57 was wounded by an apparently stray bullet Sunday night while he was sitting in his yard here VanAuken told officers he felt something strike him in the shoulder He was treated at a lospital in nearby Cedar Rap ids and released Officers said the shots ap parently came from a rifle some boys were firing in a quarry about threefourths of a mile away nearby Sioux where beer is Sunday By law Iowa bars must ba closed between1 am Sunday and 7 am Monday The Arnolds Park City Coun cil in a special meeting Sunday night ordered a ban on all sales of alcoholic beverages in Arnolds Park through Monday evening Police reinforced by sheriffs forces volunteer national guardsmen and officers from nearby towns arrested at least 60 of the collegeage rioters By Sunday night Lenz said all but four who received 30day sentences for unlawful assem bly Most paid fines ranging from to Gov Harold Hughes ordered the National Guard to give whatever help was requested by sheriffs of this Gerro Gordo County where another north Iowa re sort Clear Lake is located Dickinson County Sheriff Bob Baker said officers found maps indicating the riot was com pletely planned It broke out as an angry mob gathered when taverns began to close amid cries of we want beer we want booze There were girls in the crowd but Baker said most of them stayed out of the riot although at least one was arrested LE Smith police chief at nearby Hartley said They pulled down everything they could get their hands on They burned the clothing off their backs lumber barricades signs anything Sen Dirksen in hospital WASHINGTON Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois is back Walter Reed Army Hospital for treatment of a recurring stom ach disorder His condition was described as satisfactory A hospital spokesman said Dirksen 69 is undergoing tests which presumably will deter mine the length of the senators hospital stay Tear gas and fire hoses final ly dispersed the mob Officers then began rounding up the rioters amid a litter stqnes tornup chunks of con crete beer and pop bottles and other debris Mayor Ben Saunders gave 30 day jail sentences to Monte Lea Lockerby 22 of Council Bluffs Jim Ploen 21 of Kingsley Jean Lewis 22 an Omaha man and George T Kadlec 23 also of Omaha SAME