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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 13 W5 UOc i copy Thta Paper Consists of Sections Section Aisociiled PnM FuU Wirci 157 gate opens FRIDAY S 4 W SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 amCareass barrow judging 830 am Junior market lamb judging 9 dairy am Open pantry stores judging followed by judg 8 am barrow show judging 8 PmModified and hobby stock races in front of the grandstand SATURDAY KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY Open dairy judging Open and junior purebred sheep judging cJass textile judging Day show in front of grandstand o Wagon Races in front of grandstand By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director weather which greeted early visitors to the may have been typical fair t any move comfort iSSis able With the thermometer climbing toward the 100 c egree mark the most common remark heard on the Biounds was Whee but its hot If the temperature was hard on the humans grounds as the fair opened its fcaies tor the IpSih time you can imagine the effect on the livestock Fans and watering cans were standard equip fu unmu sheep ancl cattle barns Friday Al though Thursday was entry day at the fair many of the livestock exhibitors waited until late Thurs day night before bringing stock to the fair Even so at least one market lamb died in the barns as a result of the heat and all other exhibitors were closely watching their stock for overheating Despite the heat the judging schedule went on as planned Friday County market lambs and dairy cattle were the first into the shownng in the morn ing Later m the day displays and entries in the open pantry stores and open agricultural departments were judged in the main exhibit hall The exhibit hall also is the location of two of the main attractions at this years fair These attractions are a 1956 Russian automobile and a Kussian crawler tractor The car a Pobeda is the only Russian passenger car on tour in the United Jstates It is owned by Vern L Schield Waverly in dustrialist and world traveler Schield also owns the tractor The fourcylinder auto is capable of 70 miles an hour and gets about 23 to 25 miles on a gallon of gas Ail the equipment including the tires are Russian except the battery which is American The tractor which weighs 13720 pounds generates 54 horse power and is used in both industry and agriculture Another new attraction at the fair this year is a complete livestock working corral The corral is pro vided by Iowa State and at the North Iowa Fair is being manned by members of the Rockwell Ramblers 4Ii Club The boys in the club will give demonstra tions in theuse of the corral each day at and 4 pm There was no grandstand program scheduled lor Friday afternoon but Friday night the modified and hobby stock cars will take to the fairgrounds halfmile track hobby stocks will be competing for the fairs senior championship and the modified cars will battle for the North Iowa Junior Championship Time trials will start at 8 pm Saturdays schedule at the fair includes Kids Day All youngsters under 16 years of age will be admitted to the grounds free and midway rides will be at reduced rates until 6 pm A special grandstand program also is scheduled for the youngsters Saturday It will feature sack races threelegged races tug of war nail driving contests for girls and football throwing contests for boys Bart Cumin Mason City radio and television announcer will be master of ceremonies of the pro gram which will start at 2 pm The youngsters will be competing for prizes including tickets to midway rides The other grandstand show Saturday will be the Chuckwagon Races First introduced at the fair two years ago the races including pony and chariot races will start at 6 pm This earlier starting time will permit the entire program to be completed be fore dark Saturdays judging program will behighlighted by competition in the open dairy diyision More than 200 animals will be competing in six breed shows Largest of the breed shows will be the Holsteins more than 80 animals entered RESULTS OF RIOTING A lies on its top in the middle of a Los Angeles street early Friday after being overturned by rampaging groups of Negroes At right a policeman walks in front of a store its windows broken and part of its stock looted Pholofax 7000 Negroes riot Kill 250 Reds in delta attack SAIGON South Viet Nam ff Vietnamese gov ernment forces Friday claimed a toll of about 250 Viet Cong concentration in the Mekong Delta 90 miles south west of Saigon Vietnamese reports said 156 Viet Gong were in heavy ground fighting and another 100 were estimated killed by air strikes Government cas ualties were reported light US military sources sai they considered the Vietnames figures pretty good esti mates although there apparent See little change in taxes here The Globe Editorials 4 MasonCity news 47 Latest markets 7 Society news t Sports Clear Lake news 1J Classified 1415 North Iowa news 14 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy FrWay lows in upper Ma Partly and warm SaturaMf H wWW TnWMaMfflMW w t tfl a T f t v 4 t Hazardous duty pay on carriers WASHINGTON The Senate passed by voice vote and sent to the White House Friday legislation to provide incentive pay for hazardous duty on air craft carrier flight decks The measure would give offi cers anadditional a month and enlisted men a month Mason City taxpapers may have little even slight decrease in propertj taxes next year judging by citj and school district budgets al ready adopted and the county budget proposed Friday Those three budgets repre sent the biggest part of the Ma son City taxpayers property tax expense although some minor state and local items are includ ed in the final bill As estimated now the budget for city government service will cost taxpayers 1013 mills less than in the present year or a drop of about for each of assessed valuation The school budget millage is estimated to go up only 224 mills or less than25 cents per of taxable valuation The overall county budget proposed Friday will move mill age up an estimated 685 mills or 69 cents per of assessed there are some items in the county budget that are not paid by residents of the city The millage estimates are just estimates of course since ac tual assessed valuations for the new tax year have not been tab ulated and computed with total actual tax askings Normally lowever the estimates are not too far off All of the three big budgets affecting Mason City taxpayers are up in total spending Tax askings for the school district and county are up and the citys tax asking is down slightly All three units millage esti mates are held down by esti mated growth in assessed uation of property Within the city this is a result of growth in real property value The county has the effect also of re assessment wprlc done The school district besides valuation increase has the benefit of significant increases in state federal school aid funds BULLETIN SAIGON Vtet Nam OftTwo NarHi Viat Nam M rwvm m W99W rice paddy area ranger armored Iy was nocomplete body count The major fighting cam Thursday afternoon during government operation 15 mile southwest of Can Tho Taking part in the sweep through the canallaced were army and regional force personne accompanied by US advisers US spokesmen said the force pinned the Viet Cong down oh a wide front Helicopters lifted in ranger unitsto cut off the guer rillas US and Vietnamese air force planes flew 38 sorties againsi the Viet Cong spokesmen said and forward air controllers esti mated 70 buildings were de strayed and about 40 other damaged A US military spokesman said no further action had been reported in the DueCoPleiku area in the central Viet Nam highlands since the Viet Cong lit the Special Forces camp al Due Co with 10 rounds of mortar ire during the night He said there were no casualties report ed from the mortar fire Vietnamese elements were reported moving along route 19 between Plciku and Due Co without making contact with the Communists American troops flown in Tuesday and Wednesday as reinforcements were said to be n operational positions but here had been no major contact reported with the Viet Cong US paratroopers searching a village encountered light fire Thursday but no casualties were reported Due Co 215 miles north of Saigon and five miles from the Cambodian border had been under siege for more than two months Large numbers of roops were moved into the area arly thisweekto relieve the pressure on the camp Scattered attacks land harass ments were reported in other VIETNAM Please Turn to Paga 2 TO GET HIS EARS timers say the only way to enjoy wa termelon is to eat your way in until you get your ears wet Greg White 10 a son of Mr and Mrs Glenn Photofax White Bettendorf did his best to get his enjoys out of a watermelon feast About 200 children turned out for the event Jail Mason City girl with rights workers JANET VRCHOTA Janet Vrchola 23 daughter of the C A Vrchotas of Mason City remained under arrest Fri day in Newton Ga where she and 18 other civil rights workers were jailed Wednesday after noon However by midday relatives in Mason City were able to lo cate her parents in Minnesota and notify them of the situation They were returning from a camping trip into of the arrest was not received in Mason City until Thursday night Although the wereon a traffic charge a bond was being required for the re lease of each of the rights work ers Miss Vrchola and the other rights workers had been picket ing the courthouse in Newton to Marines in helicopter assault NAM YEN South Viet Nam AP Under the light of a full moon and aerial flares a fleet of helicopters landed US Marines in Elephant Valley for another search for Viet Cong guerrillas The Marines said it was the first largeMate helicopter history mountain pass at midnight to Nam Yen a village 12 miles northwest of the Da Nang Air Base As many asv 500 hardcore Viet Cong sometimes operate in the area Several of fire sent tra eer bullets through the night as the Marines Tnade light contact with small Viet Cong force teMl found at dawn About 20 prisoners were taken The operation continued Minutes after midnight a company of Marines landed at each of two villages straddling the Ca De River The Marines faces were blakened with a waxbase camouflage makeup MARINtS Tvrn 2 protest voter registration prac tices according to the Student NonViolent Coordinating Com mittee The arrests came when mem bers of the group stopped for a traffic light and were charged by police with refusing to obey an officer and blocking the street according to Snick offi cials Newton Mayor O CY Sin dersine said that they had blocked traffic anhpur and 20 minutes Snick spokesman and the may or disagreed onrother points as to what had happened also The mayor had issued an or der Wednesday banning picket ing that had been going on about three weeks The pickets said they had returned to a Negro church they use as a headquar ters and tried to get an audi ence with Mayor Sindersine but he refused to see them It was when they were march ing back to the courthouse that the arrests were made Sindersine denied that he had refused to see the group or that he had been asked to see them Snick officials said that the 19 men and women in the group were placed in a single cell at the Baker County jail and sprayed with DDT Miss Vrchota last year was JAIL Ptaasa Turn Paoa 2 Ask governor to call Guard LOS ANGELES W Police Chief William H Parker asked the office of Gov Edmund G Brown Friday to call out the National Guard to end two days of rioting looting and shooting in Los Angeles Negro district There was no immediate word from the gover nors office in Sacramento Rioting broke out anew in midmorning as tem peratures soared ending an uneasy calm that settled Accident touches off disorders CHICAGO fire men were suspended Friday after the killing of a Negro wo man in a fire truck accident ouched off racial disorders out side a firehouse Several hundred jeering and shouting Negroes milled about he West Side firehouse Thurs day night There was some rockthrowing as word spread hat the rear steering gear of he ladder truck was unmanned vhen a traffic standard was Knocked over on the woman A spokesman for ACT a dem mstratibn group and the Con jress of Racial Equality said urther demonstrations will be icld at the fire station Fire Commissioner Robert J Quinn said the truck driver the illerman and the captain of the irehoiise were relieved of duty ntil the Fire Department acci ent investigation board com letes its inquiry into the fa ality More than 100 policemen were ent into the area of Wilcox St nd Pulaski Road Rocks and ottles were hurled at passing ars and at the front of the fire tation Scores of youths were in the crowd and many had thrown themselves in front of cars Police after a couple of hours managed to disperse most of the crowd and arrested 16 persons on charges of disorderly con duct One minor injuries when he was hit by a flying object Hewastreated at a hospitaland released A mo torist suffered facial cuts after a rock was hurled through a window of his car Police blocked off Pulaski Road for three blocks after win dows in several cars werebro ken by rocks and bottles thrown from the crowd One of the cars was a police wagon and another was owned by a detective The trouble started shortly after the woman was killed Frank Thielmann first deputy fire marshal said a hook and ladder truck left the station in response to what prove1 to be a false alarm He said the tiller mans seat on the rear of the truck was empty He said the rear of the truck normally steered by a tiller man began to weave jumped the curb at the intersection and crashed into a traffic sign The sign struck UM woman killing her over southeast Los Angeles after 900 police broke up overnight rioting by more than 7000 Negroes Two white salesmen were in jured by rocks and bottles which broke the windows of their cars as they attempted to call on cus omers in the predominantly Ne ro Watts area Police received numerous rails of looting during mid morning and rushed reinforce ments back into the barricaded district Police said they had shot a looter who refused to halt when ordered but were not iring into the rioting crowds They said there had been no need so far to use tear gas So far 81 small business build ngs have been looted 8 gutted y fire and 15 automobiles over urned and burned The newest outbreak was re ported centered around a market on East 103rd Street A US post office station was pelted by and police were trying to up looters More than 120 persons were mrt in Thursday nights vio ence including Negro comedian 3ick Gregory hit in the left leg by a smallcaliber bullet he said apparently was aimed at police not him He returned to the cene after emergency treat ment Officers jailed 80 rioters in he second straight night of vio cncc An army of 700 peace officers nforced a brief calm at mid ight in the barricaded area hen before dawn mobs filled streets again in an outbreak f burning shooting and looting Toward daylight themobs be an to drift away but police warned all Caucasians to stay of the citys Negro district tempera tii res rose Howard predicted sultry high of hesixth heatwave police laid plans for enewal Friday night of vio ence inseveral sections ofthe Nineteen policemen and mora ian 100 civilians were injured uring the night The National Guard was alert d but not called out Gregory a Negro was shot ust after he had urged a throng RIOT Pleasa Turn to Paga 2 Siaft iV SAME DATIlH44af   

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