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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North Iowans neighbors Home Edition MASON AUGUST IMS UOc i Paper Consists of Four One Associated Frew Full Wirej 1S4 Horsepower emphasis at Iowa Fair By CHARLES WALK North Iowa News Director will be on horsepower when Iowa Fair opens its gates for the 105th time Friday at the fairgrounds west of Mason City on Highway The horsepower will take a number of different For those who favor the oldfashioned there will be chuckwagon horse and pony shows and a wild and wooly those wno a Kttle more noise with their there will be two auto racing pro acres of displays of the latest machinery and a fenderripping demolition Officials have been working overtime getting the program lined up for the sixday run of North Iowas largest and Al fair believes every area resident will be able to find some part of the program that will suit his The auto racing enthusiasts will be particularly interested in the Friday and Sunday programs at the On there will be mddified and hobby stock racing featuring many of the top drivers in North Iowa and Southern The fair grounds halfmile track has recorded some of the fastest times of any track in the Midwest in past Sunday the modified cars will return to the track to shoot for prize money and the champion ship trophy presented by the fair Both Friday and Sunday race cards will get under way at 8 with time The closing night of the fair Wednesday also should attract the auto racing even though there wont be any On that the North Iowa Championship Demolition Derby will be held with between 30 and 40 cars battling to see which one can be the last to make the junk For those who prefer the clatter of hooves to the grinding of the big events at the fair will take place Saturday and Tuesday evenings and Sun day The big news Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon will be the Chuckwagon First brought to the fair two years the ing as many as 32 animals and four chuckwagohs on the track at one time the races were the largest drawing attraction at the 1963 Tuesday nights grandstand show will be the everpopular North Iowa Amateur Now an annual event at the the rodeo is sponsored by the Mason City Trail in cooperation with other area saddle It features many of the FAIR Please Turn to Pago 2 Schedule FRIDAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 barrow market lamb 9 dairy pantry stores judging followed by judg ing of Also open agriculture livestock judging barrow show SATURDAY KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 dairy Open and junior purebred sheep class textile 2 Kids Day show in front of 6 Wagon Races in front of SUNDAY SAW SHOWS ON MIDWAY 2 arrangement show Exhibit dog obedience 2 Wagon Races in front of 8 North Iowa Modified Championship races in front of MONDAY KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY All persons having celebrated their golden wedding an niversary will be guests of the fair management this purebred 4H demonstrations being judged in Girls 4H Building throughout 2 8 showVfnftiront of TUESDAY SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 beef Open swine 4H demonstrations being judged in Girls 4H Building throughout the pulling contest in front of the grand 7 baby beef 8 Iowa Amateur Rodeo in front of grand WEDNESDAY SAW SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 class beef 2 and pony 8 Iowa Championship Demolition Derby in front of Look iip Parker Opera House See Page 25 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news North Iowa news I Farm news 13 Comics II Society news 192t21 Mason City news Latest marticts 24 Classified 2427 Gemini 5 launch set for 19 engineers solved several mino problems in Gemini 5 over the weekend then announced th target launch date of 1 still looked Reports had circulated tha the firing of the Titan 2 rocke carrying astronauts Ai Force Gordon and Navy Charle Conrad would be delayed be cause of the A spokesman Monday sail there were no new problem and the old ones had been cor The eightday will b the longest manned space fligh attempted by theUnited State or North Iowa Weather outlook Mostty fair through Wednes Warmer Tuesday night lews near Warmer Wed highs in low Weather details on page 2 Silo blast claims Sue states to abolish poll taxes Name Texas WASHINGTON AP The ustice Department sued Tues lay to abolish the poll tax in Virginia and Alabama hc move was another step in implementing the Voting Right of Separate but similar suits at acking the state poll tax were iled in district courts ir and The like the one filei aturday against Mississippi were brought as di ected by the voting rights bil igned by President Johnson ast The Justice Department asked hat the cases be heard as soon as possible by three judgi Congress directed in the Vot ng Rights Act that the attorney general test the constitutionality of poll taxes in court The 24th Amendment to the Const ution forbids any requiremen or payment of a poll tax in rder to vote in federal elcc but the amendment doe not extend to state In each of the suit filed to the poll tax was describe as an arbitrary and unreason able practice that denies con stitutionally guaranteed du process of the law and equa protection of the They sai he tax also violates the con stitutional prohibition agains racial discrimination in voting The suits argued that the po axes in each state impose heavier burden on Negroes tha whites since Negro incomes ar lower in part because of eac states denial of equal education al opportunities to All three suits asked for cour orders to declare the poll ta requirements in eac state invalid for state or lo cal to prevent the pay ment of any as a require ment for voting and to inval date any election for which th payment of a tax is prc The department also asks th courts to order the preparatio of new voter lists without refer ence to payment of the poll tax As long as the suits are pend federal registrars appointe under the Voting Rights Act wi continue to collect poll taxe from registrants and turn them over to stale Feder al registrars arc at work toda in nine counties in Louisiana Alabama and Mississippi as pr scribed by the new Arkansas site becomes tomb Ark UP The death count from an explosion and fire in a Titan II missilelaunching site rose to 53 Tuesday with the discovery of six more bodies on lower levels of the underground It is very possible this is the final said Douglas Air orce public information officer at the Searchers planned to pump several feet of water out of the jottom of the concrete tube hold ing the missile before giving up the The exact number of civilian workmen in the missile complex at the time of and fire Arrest in driving crackdown A crackdown by Mason Git Police resulted in the issuing o 60 tickets for traffic violations Monday Most of the tickets were issued in the 1000 block of Federal for im proper emerging from a Stanley SCENE OF MISSILE DISASTER This is the scene of a Titan 2 missile silo near where fire broke out trapped men Pliotofax around a missile and Nixon Must step up attacks on Viet WEST BRANCH ard Nixon said Tuesday the must step tip attacks on North Viet He suggested Americans start contributing medicine and clothing to help the North Vietnamese peo ple recover when final ly We must continue to step up our air and sea attacks on North Viet Nam until the Communist leaders slop their aggression against South Viet said Nixon in a speech prepared for a program marking the 91st birthday anniversary of the late President Herbert But completely consistent with that policy would be the es tablishment now of an Ameri can committee to aid the people of North Viet said the former vice a Repub Former President Dwight under whom Nixon served for eight was to introduce It was here three years ago that Hoover gave his last ma jor in which he called for a council of free nations to act when the United Nations fails from serve world Nixon said his proposal should not be a govcrnmenttogovern ment which would simply strengthen the domina to act or is prevented taking action to pre Trader sentenced by Indonesians Indonesia AP An Indonesian court in Surabaja has sentenced a Chinese trader to death for hoarding and violat ing President Sukarnos decree against economic The court said Leim Koe Nios activities had been highly in capitalistic and monopolistic in tion of the Communist govern ment of North Viet Nam over the people of that unhappy coun The American people through contributions to such a committee would send to the people of North Viet Nam clothing and other materials which would help them recover from the devas tating destruction of If the government of North Viet Nam raised objections to allowing an American agency to administer the the distribution of supplies could be undertaken by an independent agency like the Internationa Red Nixon said such a program would be in the great humani tarian tradition of Herbert He noted that Hoover insisted that American aid to NIXON Please Turn to Page 2 219 Cong killed in battle of Due Co South Viet Nam AP A large government force attempting to relieve the besieged special forces camp at Due Co has killed 219 Viet Cong in a battle of sizable propor tions that U a spokesman reported Government eluding and wounded an the spokesman bwt If I describe them as moderate only because of the large num ber of troops He said the Viet Gone casual ties had been by body f Vi He reported two government taaks hadvbeen knocked out but fovernment force had captured 74 Viet Cong government force battling way westward alongv Route the eastwest highway through the central attempt to reach the camp five miles from the Cambodian Its now numbering 12 advisers and about 150 South Vietnamese hasbeen under siege for Communists attack the camp nightly with mortars and small Since early Viet have been hitting the relief force systematically as it tried to cover the 30 miles between capital of the 2nd corps and Due The government was reported fighting about seven miles east of Due The spokesman gave this account of the action s Viet Cong snipers opened up on the large road force early By afternoon the lead elements were heavily Just before dusk the Cong hit another part of the col A force estimated at about ISO guerrillas directed heavy fire from mortars and recoilless rifles at the tanks and armored personnel RESCUE BEGINS Pbotofax SITE OF DISASTERCross locates the Titan II missile launching site about 12 miles northwest of that was wracked by an expto ston of The arrests were the result of normal po lice The arrests began about Monday and continued until after Chief McClintock said that no extra men were used in making the The violators ranged in age from 16 to the ma jority of the violators were teen Fortythree cases were processed in Police Court Tues The others are scheduled lo appear The fines ranged from and costs for improper emerging from a private drive to for feiture of a 20 bond for care less Most of the fines Tuesday were and The state law for improper emerging from a private drive requires that the operator of a motor vehicle bring his car to a full stop prior to crossing the sidewalk right of The law also requires the vehicle to be stopped prior to entering the street or highway right of Almost all of those appre hended for this violation Mon day were arrested at the north exit of Hasses DriveIn onto Federal and at the south exit of the drivein onto Com mercial Improper driving and fate hour disturbances at local drive in eating establishments has been discussed at thelast two City Council Anyone that has been in on the council meetings has been warned about this and it has been publicized in the Chief McClintock We will continue to carry out our police work in the normal line of Police officers were kept busy all night processing informa tions on the arrests and Police Court Tuesday morning was wound up after a two and one lalf hour The court usually lasts no longer than a lalf SPORTS BULLETIN WASHINGTON House committee approved legisla tion Tuesday to g i v e Uncle Sam broad authority over fessional boxing matches broadcast by radio and tele The measure would es tablish a Jman federal beat ing aip o to practically Monday was The Air Force said all the vic tims apparently asphyxiated when the blast and fire sealed off their means of escape and filled the complex with The Air Force originally said believed the explosion and fire trapped 48 men in the another Air Force spokesman said the figure should be less definite about Rescue teams wearing asbes tos suits and gas and using special gear to breathe in he smokeclogged worked hrough the night bringing the bodies to the Air Force said the 108 oot Titan II in the an in ercontinental ballistics missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead did not It was not a spokes man and there was no danger of a nuclear Cause of the blast and fire has not been Two men escaped with minor mrns from the fiery launching bringing out sketchy de ails of a sudden fire and The men in the tube were ci vilians working to update the missile one of 18 Titan I launching sites ringing cen ral Four Air Force crewmen in he control center of the coin ilex the most distant point rom the launch area got out At least eight other Air Force men and a number of civilians working above ground were not harmed by the Air Force rescue teams in asbestos suits climbed down nto the 155foot deep silo and carried bodies out of the upper evels about round 45 feet below Some 100 clustered n small groups and talking waited under a full moon in the warm night air for word of the rescue Air Force police kept everyone a half mile from the The first bodies were brought out at about four hours after the The site is about 12 miles out side a town of about 50 miles northeast of Lit tle
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