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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North iowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 7 WS tlOc a Paper Consists of Two Oat fresi Full No 153 Demonstrateagainst LBJs Viet Nam WASHINGTON AP Cri tics by the hundreds demonstra ted in Washington California and Indiana against President Johnsons Viet Nam policies In Washington Friday about 600 persons attended a fourhour rally in a park across from the White House to mark the beginning of what was called a fourday assembly of unrep resented people A smaller number staged a sitin at a White House gate of police were on guard against outbreaks In Emeryville Calif about 300 pickets tried unsuccessfully to block a 22car train hauling troops to the Oakland Calif Army terminal In Bloomirigton Ind more than 100 Indiana University stu dents and a few professors pa raded downtown with such signs as Stop the slaughter of Viet namese people The assembly in Washington plans to climax Us protest meet ing Monday with a march from the Washington monument to the Capitol A 100member delegation of the assembly sought unsuccess fully to present a declaration of conscience to President Johnson When he refused to receive it personally about 60 pickets staged a sitin at an en trance to the White House grounds The sitin party sought to con tinue its vigil through the night but by midnight it had dwindled to a band of about a dozen shar ing one water jug and a few packs of cigarettes There were two arrests President and Mrs Johnson were away for much of the sit in They left about 9 pm for Camp David presidential re treat near Thurmont Md Earlier speakers at the rally here denounced fighting in Viet Nam called for admission of Red China to the United Nations and noted that the day marked the 20th anniversary of the dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima Japan Folk singer Joan Baez and other musicians performed be tween speeches as the demon strators many wearing blue jeans and sandals milled about The Emeryville Calif dem onstration was the second of its kind in two days Three hundred pickets gath ered at the Sante Fe Railroad crossing seeking to halt the troop train by sitting on the rails As the train slowly ap proached a flying wedge of about 30 deputies from the Ala meda County sheriffs office forced them off the tracks The signcarrying demonstra tors booed the deputies Soldiers in the cars booed back No one was injured or arrest ed At the Bloominglon Ind demonstration students passed out a printed declarationof conscience urging draftage students to refuse to serve if called into the armed services We encourage those who can conscientiously do so to refuse to serve in the armed forces and to ask for a discharge if they are already in the declaration stated in part Meanwhile in Congress the House Armed Services Commit tee approved a bill calling for a fiveyear prison term and a 000 fine for anyone convicted of destroying his draft card harge Killed coeds Photofax ROCKING CHAIR CONFERENCE US Ambassador to the United Nations Arthur J Gold berg uses a comfortable rocking chair as he talks to newsmen in New York following a conference with the representatives of the six nonpermanent members of thellnation UN Security Council He said the US is seeking cooperation of the se curity cotincil members to take the Viet Nam crisis from the battlefield to the conference table premiers ATHENS Greece ff Political leaders have told King Constantine that the only way out of Greeces political crisis is to reinstate ousted Premier George Papandreou or call elections The leaders predicted that in either case Pa See steel strike for this month WASHINGTON the news from Washington Steel White House interven tion may be needed to head off a steel strike atthe end of the an informed nongovernment source Negotiations in Pittsburgh be tween the AFLCIO United Steelworkers Union and 10 ma jor steel companies are getting virtually nowhere the source said Friday He declined to be identified Talks have been under way for 13 weeks Federal mediators helped win a fourmonth truce iri the Spring after administra tion officials warned that strike would be a blow to the nations economic boom The truce runs out at midnight Aug 31 Eyeglasses The chief counsel of the Senate Antitrust and Monopoly subcommittee says pantlreou 77 is likely to get back the job he lost when Constantino fired him 15 jn a dispute over polit ical activity in the armed forces Papandreou head of the ma jority Center Union party has expressed confidence that he will return to power either by royal mandate or popular vote The king has been consulting leaders since Thurs day when the palacebacked government of Premier George Athqnasiadis Novas lost a confi dcnce vote in parliament between the king Papandreou have im proved and Stephanos Stephen Papandreous deputy opoulos premier before the crisis felt encouraged and optimistic after seeing the king Elias Tsirimokos interior minister in the former Papan dreou cabinet also saw Con stantine Friday night and said later the king was deeply con vinced that the Center Union must form the government While the king met with lead ers in the palace Friday night 2000 students demonstrated for Papandreou at Athens Universi ty The demonstration pro ceeded peacefully It was organized by the Na tional Students Union the same organization that called the July 21 rally which turned into a riot une student was killed and more than 100 hurt Athanasiadis Novas also a member of the Center Union remains premier despite the parliamentary defeat unti LHC king decides his next move Because Constantine appoint cd the nowrejected Athanasiad is Novas many politicians fee it would be easier for the king to call new elections than to recal Papandreou the man he fired Under the constitution elec tions may be called within 4E days after a government is re jectcd by parliament on a vote of no confidence North Iowa Weather outlook Considerabk cloudiness Sat urday with showers and thun derstorms over 50 per cent of the area Highs 75 to 10 Weather details on 2 Student held in sloyings Son of an executive members are thinking of legis lation to prohibit doctors from profiting from the sale of eye glasses The legislation hint came from S Jerry Cohen the coun sel Friday after the subcom mittee finished hearings on the antitrust aspects of the sale of eyeglasses by physicians who prescribe them a practice op posed by some opticians But Cohen said no details of possible legislation have jelled Air crash takes lives of 8 persons LAKEWOOD Calif AP A ight plane groping through leavy fog crashed into a ceme tery Saturday spewing bodies and plane parts into a suburban lousing tract AH eight persons aboard forces in Viet N members of two The officials filled sheriffs deputies said insufficiencies STo one on the ground appeared to be hurt they added If the pilot had gone a little further he sure would have lak n out another dozen people at east said a sheriffs deputy The plane a twin engine Bcechcraft C45H crashed into All Souls Cemetery minutes aft er taking off from Long Beach Airport south It was like an explosion said John Hagedorn who lives a ew yards away I looked out he back window and therewas fire atl over the backyard I saw plant parts all over the and two bodies Another body landed in the dining room window of Hagc dorns neighbor Joseph Rhoadcs A plane engine plowed through another neighbors ga rage Sheriffs LI Roy Kundtz iden tified the victims from papers found near the crash site as James Whitmarsh 37 the pi lot of Lakewood his wife Mil dred and their children Terry 16 and Mary Margaret 14 James Edward Dent 37 of Whiltier Calif his wife Rebec ca and their children Peggy 15 and Richard 16 They were heading for a vaca tion in Niagara Falls NY Dents brother Roy told offi cers The plane was registered to James C Thomas III of Pasa dena Calif owner of the Holly wood Knickerbocker Hotel His business associates said Thomas was believed to be in Chicago Whitmarsh had filed a flight plan for Buffalo NY deputies said BOOZE HOUND Although t may be a bit uncharitable to call a lady a booze hound the fact remains that Mitzi a cocker spaniel is darned fond of a sip of beer Her owners the George Pholofax Ahern family of Indianapolis report she can be quite persistent uv begging for the last fewdrops ofan emptied beer bottle mortar attacks Shell outposts in Mekong Delta area SAIGON1 South Viet 81mm mortar rounds am The medical facility reported AP Communist guerrillas officer reported jly consisted of 14 wards each capable of holding from 10 M 20 set up a steady barrage of Vietnamese casualties were ua Ui 1U1U B llur J viemamese casudiries Five tons of medicine Military Equipment Officials say that equipment shortages which exist in the US Military system do not affect American forces in Viet Nam said that the which were likened to those which occur in any large andcomplex industri al organization were not caused by money shortages or cost saving programs Pentagon views were given to newsmen Friday in answer to questions about a recent report of the Senate Preparedness sub committee headed by Sen John Stennis DMiss He had spoken of shortages because of equip ment taken from forces outside Viet Nam for use by US troops there The officials reported that Army Secretary Stanley R Rc sor and Gen Harold K John son the chief of staff said the Army was never in a better po sition on equipment in peace time and that it is prepared for sustained iand combat if need be tar attacks early Saturday gainst government outposts in Mekong Delta region soiuh of he capital a US military pokesman said The Viet Cong shelled the Vietnamese positions ranging rom 100 miles to 125 miles outhwcst Saigon with 60mm LBJ Health President son plans to visit the John National Institutes of Health in Washing tons Maryland suburbs Mon day While there he will sign a bill authorizing million in federal spending for health re search The President plans to visi the heart surgery section and a section devoted to childrens dis eases Johnson believes some of their research helped save my own life after my heart at tack in 1955 Poland Catholics start pilgrimage WARSAW Poland ish Catholics began their annua pilgrimage Friday to Czestocho wa site of the countrys holies shrine reported as light in some of the attacks There were no re ports of casualties in others In another development a equipment and supplies were found Other Viet Cong products special forces camp at Due Co 215 miles northeast of Saigon The camp in Pleiku Province in the highlands was the scene of lieavy fighting earlier in the week but the no casualties neni included 2000 items of government unit was reported armg and animunjuon and 1 lo have uncovered a major Viet Cong medical facility in a 000 tons of rice officials said gle area 35 miles southwest of I In other action the Viet Cong Saigon I renewed a mortar attack at the No message from N Viet in letter from Ghana leader WASHINGTON AP There vas no direct message from the Morth Vietnamese to President Tohnson in a letter delivered by foreign Minister Alex Quaison Sackey of Ghana diplomatic sources said Saturday The letter from Ghana Presi dent Kwame Nkrumah con tained nothing to brighten the prospects for peace negotia ions it was understood Quai sonSackcy would not talk to newsmen about its contents The message delivered at the White House Friday had aroused considerable advance speculation because only a day earlier Nkrumah had received a communication from Presi dent Ho Chi Minh of North Viet Nam with whom he is friendly QuaisonSackey who is also president of the UN General Assembly met with Johnson and the White House later indi cated received assurances the United States has no present plans to bomb Hanoi capital of North Viet Nam US officials have repeatedly said as much Presidential Press Secretary Bill D Moyers said Quaison Sackey reported Hanoi had ex pressed concern about a visit from Nkrumah because of DOS Frank Sinatra Mia off for parts unknown EDGARTOWN Mass Singer Frank Sinatra and his 19yearold friend Mia Farrow left Edgartown Saturday aboard the yacht Southern Breeze head ed for an undisclosed destina tion J The 49yearold singers party including several other Holly wood personalities was vari ously reported setting a course for Hyannis or Provincetown on Cape Cod or Boston The sailing definitely ended rumors Sinatra would marry Miss Farrow during the stop over at this Marthas Vineyard port Actress Rosalind Russell one of the group aboard the yacht told newsmen Friday they are not getting married here Not on this voyage There is no sug gestion of it spokesman said were reported CLEVELAND Browns beat College AllStars Page 9 2416 sible bombings Moyers said Johnson had told the envoy That concern was unnecessary jecause there is no US mili tary action against Hanoi not a bomb has fallen there But when asked whether this meant there is no plan to bomb he city in the foreseeable fu iure Moyers said I would not read into the statement any thing beyond what is obvious He said Johnson also had told QuaisonSackey that the quick est way to peace is for aggres sion from the north to cease There was no discussion of peace negotiations Moyers said He told newsmen the de rails of the correspondence be tween Johnson and Nkrumah will be made public after John son replies to the lion he received commumca Nkrurnah is one Commonwealth of the four peace envoys picked last month by the Lon don Conference of Common wealth Nations to explore the possibilities of peace in Viet Nam Hanoi immediately said it would not welcome a visit hy the four The Communists re ccived however Kwcsi Armah Nkrumahs special envoy who brought back to Accra a special message from Ho Chi Minh A there Saturday Meanwhile forward air con trollers calling air strikes for US and Vietnamese war planes in South Viet Nam were said to have indicated 200 guerrillas were killed in a 24hour perioc ending today The figure was not confirmed by body count In air strikes into North Viet Nam today an explosives plant 55 miles northwest of Hanoi was hit by eight US Air Force FlOSs supported by five other planes briefing officers said Pilots said they destroyed four buildings with 24 tons of 750pound bombs The officers gave this account of other raids during the day Four Air Force FlOSs at tacked a barracks area about 70 miles north of the South Viet border and pilots reported inflicting light damage One flight of Navy A4 Sky hawks from the carrier Inde pendence hit a petroleum stor age area about 130 miles south of Hanoi Pilots reported seven tanks damaged heavily with fires observed at the target Four other Skyhawks from the Independence attacked a sarracks area about 110 miles north of the border and a ware house about 80 miles north of it Pilots reported that the ware house blew apart from second ary explosions About 65 miles south of Hanoi two other Skyhawks from the Independence attacked railroad cars and barges with rockets and pilots reported inflicting heavy damage Some groundfire was encoun tered over target areas spokes men said but no enemy planes were sighted and all US planes returned safely Bomb disposal squads were removing explosives scattered along a main street in Nha Trang following the crash of a US Air Force B57 jet bomber MINNESOTA Twins down Red Sox 93 as lead goes up to games page 9 Church news 4 Clear Lake news 67 Society news 8 910 Sports Mason City news 1213 12 14 Comics 15 Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news 18 Latest markets Editorials Court halts rail strike at Davenport DAVENPORT AP The Switchmens Union of North America was banned by court order Saturday to strike against the ilock Island Northwestern Railway Federal Judge Frederick 0 Mercer sitting in Peoria 111 Friday issued a temporary in junction at the request of the railroad lie set Aug 16 for a rearing for a permanent injunc tion In asking for an injunction the railroad said the strike was costing it a day It said the unions action was in viola tion of the National Railway Act The switchmen who went on strike Thursday accused the railroad of violating a labor con tract by failing to provide ade quate manning of switch engines and of posting extra work as signments Divorced from music composer Bernstein SANTA MONICA Calif AP Bernstein has won a di vorce from music composer El mer Bernstein with testimony that her husband was absent from their home much of the time on trips She said he was a stranger in his own home AUSTIN Tex AP mus cular 22yearold University of Texas student was charged with murder Friday night in the slaying of two young women whose nearly nude bodies were found July 30 in a weed field James C Cross Jr handsome son of a Fort VJorth chain store advertising executive charged in the death of Susan Rigsby and Shirley Ann Stark both 21 beautiful brunette and from Dallas The complaint against Cross alleges he strangled both of the Chi Omega sorority sisters State Police Director Homer Garrison told a news conference that Cross voluntarily signed a statement Cross then was taken to the Travis County Jail where he was held without bond Dist Atty Tom Blackwell said the case would go to the grand jury as soon as possi ble He said he would seek the death penalty Filing of the charges against Cross climaxed a dayandnight investigation that started out as a missing persons search The young women last were seen alive July 18 Their decom posed bodies were found in a vacant lot on the north edge of Austin 12 days later They had come to Austin to enroll Miss Rigsby in summer classes at the University Miss Stark left the university in June Garrison declined to say whether the statement men tioned any sexual assault onthe women In a statement to Austin police early in the investigation Cross said he had dated Miss Stark several times and had talked to her over the telephone July 18 Garrison quoted Cross state ment as saying the women were slain in Austin in midafternoon of July 18 The police director refused however to divulge the alleged motive or the place where the statement said if it did the women were killed He said the statement implicat continuc a ecj no one other than Cross Davenport Officers said Cross came to headquarters alone to make the statement Garrison said We are pretty proud of the investigation As far as were concerned the case is clear The blackhaired Cross was a sophomore in arts and sciences He sarved three years in the Army including service in Ja pan A check in Fort Worth showed he had no police record Richard H Udlock a Fort Worth neighbor of Cross de scribed the youth as friendly and said he considered him nothing but No 1 He said Cross planned to become an English teacher SAME DATE1H4441   

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