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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 14, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                it The ne wspoper that makes all North I owans neigh bo rs Home Edition VOL tos MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 14 UOc Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection Associated Press Full LeaM Wirci No 1SI LOS ANGELES AP Na tional Guardsmen shot and killed one sniper Saturday as their force spread in waves across a fantastically devasta ted sector of Los Angeles Ne gro district Rioting leapfrogged ahead of the guard patrols and flying bul lets took a rising toll A sheriffs deputy and at least ighl Negroes were reported killed by gunfire In the chaotic confusion the names of most victims could not be learned One fireman was killed and another critically hurt when a wall collapsed on them They r Photofax NEW DOZEB Mother zebra loves her off spring born at the Jacksonville Zoo in spite of his strange appearance The father is a Mexican burro a type of donkey Zoo officials say the baby is a clozeb and it happened just the way they planned it by breeding the parents The little one appeared healthy and weighed an estimated 100 pounds Navy orders fourmonth extensions WASHINGTON AP The Navy moved today to bolster its ranks for the war in Viet Nam by ordering an extension for four months in enlistments of all Stage large raid Follows B52 Viet mission SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Giant American B52 bombers from the US Strategic Air Command hit Viet Cong po sitions only 17 miles from North Viet Nam today a US military spokesman announced Vietnamese government troops followed up the raid with one of the largest offensives ever staged by the 1st Army Corps US spokesmen said Military sources said 14 Viet Cong were killed in the initial phase of the operation They said government casualties were light There was no immediate re port on results of the B52 strike US military spokesmen de clined to say how many bomb ers took part or how many bombs were dropped Such in formation had been reported after the eight previous B52 raids in South Viet Nam A briefing officer said a new directive made the number of planes and details of the bombs dropped classified material He said as far as he knew all the planes returned safely About 2800 more US Marines landed at Chu Lai to day to beef up the Leatherneck force in South Viet Nam Brig Gen Frederick Karch said there are now about 7000 Marines in the Chu Lai area and about 29000 in areas northward which include the big Da Nang Air Base and the HuePhu Bai region Todays arrivals are members of the 1st Battalion 7th Regi VIET NAM please Turn to Page 2 regular Navy and Marine Corps personnel The extensions were ordered in a telegram sent Friday night by Secretary of the Navy Paul H Nitze to all major Navy and Marine Corps commands The Pentagon confirmed the order early today after news of it be gan to leak out at some of the commands that had been noti fied The extension follows by less than a month the Navys deci sion to draft men for the first time in nearly 10 years Navy enlistments have been lagging and an appeal by Nitze for voluntary extension of tours drew a disappointing response The extension order affects neither reservists on active duty nor those who already have vol unteered to extend their enlist ments It goes into effect Aug 20 for Marine Corps enlisted men and Sept 15 for Navy en listments The number of men affected was not known immediately It was learned that Nitze signed the order shortly after 6 pm Friday night The Navys personnel needs stem from several causes For one a general buildup triggered by the Viet Nam con flict is bringing more ships into the service More men are need ed for such support craft as am phibious ships and to fill out ship crews which are currently under strength In addition shore stations that contribute directly to the support of the Viet Nam war need men On July 28 defense officials announced that for the first time since early 1956 the Navy would draw on selective service for manpower An announce ment 10 days ago said that the Navy would get 4600 men from the October draft call of 33600 North Iowa Weather outlook Pair south and partly cloudy Saturday Spread Guard forces Guardsmen kill sniper in Los Angeles district LOS ANGELES AP Nawere fiehtinsr a firp in i were fighting a fire in a looted market A huge portion of the Negro area was virtually a city afire After midnight shooting out breaks became more frequent Col Irving Taylor the guard commander said one trooper shot and killed the sniper He was firing from a building across the street on a police sub station in Watts the core of the riot eruption Another sniper was seriously wounded Taylor said both were Ne gores Fiftytwo police officers eight firemen and two guardsmen were injured as the military re inforcements joined in the bat tle to quell the looting and burn ing More than 300 civilians were hurt Over 500 rioters were arrest ed Police reopened a long closed jail to house the prison ers Isolated instances of looting burning or fighting spread to downtown Los Angeles West Los Angeles Pasadena the Wil shire district and elsewhere Around 2 am a task force oL guardsmen and shotgunarmed police began a massive drive to halt a looting burning mob heading toward the downtown area A heavy guard was thrown around the Civic Center police headquarters after rioters toss ing gasoline bombs started a fire only 13 blocks away Gangs thaf had prowled on loot switched to cars and drove to new districts to cause trou ble police said The fire department estimat ed that flames alone caused million damage At least 1000 fivsraen ware on the job The sky glowed orange from count less Jiazes but there also were dark patches where power had failed Police arrested looters with cars piled high and stacked the stuff on sidewalks Some piles were five and six feet high As officers worked snipers fired from rooftops and speeding au tos Police returned the fire Two firemen were shot as they battled one of more than 100 major fires set by mobs of looters A hitrun car hurtled Into a National Guard skirmish line injuring one Officers fired on the car and two suspects were arrested One was wounded More than 2000 guardsmen buildings looted and burned moved in on hot spots of vio lence and 3000 more were in UWO LL Y tUi KUll reserve in neighboring counties battles and fist fights between Within hours guard officers said the operation is going very well The troops were mobilizec Friday after nearly 1000 law enforcement officers over whclmingly outnumbered by rioters running wild over sever al square miles said they couldnt handle the situation As guardsmen marched in the South Side was a scene o incredible confusion Scores o Arrest 100 in Chicago CHICAGO broke out CROWDS FILL MIDWAY AT NORTH IOWA PAIR Vets Fair picks top barrows SUNDAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY 2 arrangement show Exhibit dog obedience trials 2 Wagon Races in front of grandstand 8 North Iowa Modified Championship races in front of grandstand By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director A newcomer from Minnesota and three veteran exhibitors from Worth County shared the top honors m the carcass and live barrow shows at the North Iowa t1 air Friday In the carcass show it was a repeat story from f Calvin fami of carted off the top two prizes Jerry Brown 19 showed a 204pound crossbred barrow to the championship in the carcass division and his father Calvin exhibited the reserve cham pion a 210pound crossbred Both Brown barrows were 3120 inches long had less than 12 inches of paektat and had loineyes of more than four square inches In the live division of the show Allen Abbe a new exhibitor from Alden Minn showed a 192 pound Chester White barrow to the grand cham pionship The trim pig the first of its breed to win the North Towa show was selected from more than 50 other barrows by judge John Larick Austin Minn The reserve championship went to a 226pound crossbred exhibited by a perennial winner at the fair Alan Stevens North wood The Stevens pig had been named the firstplace heavyweight barrow of the show and the Abbe pig was the firstplace light weight Dayton Raymond Glenville Minn showed a 214pound Hampshire to first place in the middle weight class Second place barrows were exhibited by Stevens middleweight Merle Hanson Northwood lightweight and Kendrick Berg Osage heavyweight In the district market hog show at the fair Fri day top awards went to John Schwichtenberg 16 son of Mr and Mrs John Schwichtenberg Clear Lake and Dean Losee 13 son of Mr and Mrs Earl Losee Rockwell Schwichtenberg showed the cham pion penofthree market hogs and Losee showed the individual Ron Kuhlers Meservey was the top junior showman of the district market hog show and Larry Logan Rockwell was named the top senior showman Two long winning streaks came to an end at the fair Friday in the district livestock judging contests The Sheffield Future Farmers of America FFA Chapter broke the hold the Hampton FFA team has had on the winning trophy in that division and the Butler County 4H team ended a string of vic tories racked up by the Franklin County 4H team f embers of the winning team were novice score AP Rioting for the second straight night in a West Side neighborhood Friday night with 2a about 150 policemen engaged in a wild battle with several hundred Negroes Police reported 18 policemen and 47 civilians most of them Negroes were injured in brick throwing and fighting Police arrested 100 persons mainly on charges of disorderly conduct They continued to patrol th district during the early morn ing hours and the situation ap peared eased Springfield Mass has racial dash SPRINGFIELD Mass AP rights pickets paraded outside police headquarters Saturday after a night of vio lence in which two buildings were burned and 23 persons arrested in a prolonged racial dispute The fires in a Negro section were the first instances of prop erty damage in this western Massachusetts city of 180000 since the beginning of Negro protests against alleged police brutality last month The 14 demonstrators outside police headquarters said they would be reinforced by civil rights supporters from Boston and New Haven Conn Henry Twiggs a spokesman for the pickets said We dont want this to turn into another Los Angeles HOT DOG ON HOT DAY Scott Wilson 9 clutches a hot dog in one fist while reaching for the big one with the other hand His friend from Mis souri Marty Harper 5 watches as he munches at the North Iowa Fair Scott is the son of Mr and Mrs Robert F Wilson Mason City Route 1 Marlin Meints Larry Eichmeier Dean Markwardt and Melvin Wiseman John Bode is the vocational the contest Hampton was third and Mason City was fourth In the 4H division members of the winning Butler County team were Howard Keith and Jim Lmdaman and Doug Severs Kay Connelly is Butler County extension director and Dean Johnson is his assistant Hardin County was second in the 4H division Franklin County was third and Webster County was fourth Eight 4H teams and 15 FFA teams competed in the contest Champions also were named in the district jun FAIR Y Turn to 2j f o Inside The Globe II Editorials 4 Church news 56 Society news 8 Sports news 10 Latest markets 12 Mason City news 1213 Comics 14 Business news15 Cfear Lake news 16 Classified pages 1617 Police battled the angry mob up and down eight blocks of Pu aski Road in the Garfield Park district The rioters some on roof tops hurled missiles out o the darkness at policemen am at motorists Windows in scores of stores were smashed and police re ported much looting Friday nights fighting startet after hundreds of Negroes cam to the scene of Thursday night disturbance for a civil right demonstration Fighting empte after Hobert Wiens 25 a whifc policeman on his way to work i civilian clothes was attacke and slashed by a group of Ne groes A mob had gathered at a fir station Thursday night afte 20yearold Dessie Mae William was killed accidentally She wa crushed by a falling traffic sig which was toppled from it moorings by a hookandladde fire truck responding to a fals fire Three firemen were sus pended Seventeen Negro fire men were assigned to the fir station in an effort to forestal further demonstrations Friday nights civil rights ral y was in protest of the woman death and an alleged lack o ntegration in the fire depart ment But Lawrence Landry spokesman for a civil right jroup ACT told the group You live in leaky little houses nfested by rats Some Negroes in the crowd egan chanting Bevenge Fight and Lets kill em About 200 Negroes came streaming down the street after Wens As darkness fell more than 506 persons milled throughou he district Bottles and brick lew wildly Several white oulhs passing through the area vere assaulted with basebal jbats An empty police car was iverturned and set on fire Windows of cars driven by North Iowa news 18 whites were shattered by beer bottles Police sealed off a fourblock section of Pulaski Road but new looting and bottlethrowing broke out near busy Eisenhower Expressway The rioting appeared unorga nized and unled One resident said it was a neighborhood eruption of people who are mad about their living conditions millions of dollars in merchan dise stolen or destroyed gun officers and rioters cars over urned and burned The slain deputy Ronald E udlow 27 was shot in the itpmach as he and a partner ried to drive looters from a blazing store He died in the emergency room of St Francis Hospital in Lynwood Identity of the Negro victims vas not learned immediately Police and civilian injuries past the 200 mark More han 300 rioters were arrested and police made plans to reopen t longclosed jail The National Guard wac alled in after repeated requests by Mayor Samuel Yorty and olice Chief William H Parker who said their force of nearly 1 000 men could no longer cope with the violence By midafternoon Friday riot jrs began overrunning barri ades Looting and fires spread rom a few blocks to several iquare miles Lt Gov Glenn M Anderson ailed out the guard shortly aft r flying here from the state apital at Sacramento He acted n the absence of Gov Edmund G Brown in Greece on a Euro pean vacation Brown sent word that he was lying home and expected to reach Los Angeles late tonight Heat peaks at 100 for new record Friday was a recordbreaker for high temperature in Masori Hy on Aug 13 The Federal Aviation Agency at the Mason City Municipal Airport reported 101 degrees at 3 pm with wind velocity of 16 miles an hour from the southwest and relative hu midity of 38 The GlobeGazette thermom eter at the home of K W Carey 1315 10th SE recorded 100 de grees for the intown high Fri day The highest recording for Aug 13 previous to this year was 98 degrees in 1944 Collars were wilted and thirst quenched again and again as re rigerators were raided And airconditioners remained on onger Friday evening until a light breeze came up about pm The Mason City Water Depart ment plant reported 6568600 aliens of water consumed in lomes and business places of he city Friday This does not nclude water used through ydrants but it is not a record mount Mason City has used more lan 7 million gallons in a day The amount used Friday did not ax the water supply in Mason ity according to the depart ment Mason City has had only 35 an inch of rain so far in ugust Lawns looked dry and arched in places but for the most part were still green And owers seem to be thriving In Mason City Friday was e second 100degree day of is summer The temperature ad reached 100 on July 23 Sailor still missing FALMOUTH England AP A fleet of amateur searchers prepared to hunt again Satur day for American newsman Ro bert Manry the lone sailor crossing the Atlantic in a foot sailboat Sea and air searchers failed Friday to sight the 48yearold Cleveland Ohio newspaper copy editor who is aboard the Tinkerbelle It was four days since he had been seen Heavy seas hampered the hunt A Royal Air Force crew reported 30foot waves It had hoped to drop a radio and emergency food pack to Manry He was believed to be 00 miles or more off the Cor nish of Falmouth where his 13yearold daughter Robin and 11yearold son Douglas were waiting Manrys wife Virginia 46 took part in the search Friday She was taken by an official of her husbands newspaper the Cleveland Plain Dealer on a trawler which left Falmouth early Thursday Strong may have blown Manry off course said officials at Falmouth They be lieve he might be as much as 200 miles out to sea with his normal pace of about 40 miles a day halved by southeasterly winds and rough seas The winds may have swept Manry far to the north of his planned course Southern Ireland That would make his approach to Falmouth more difficult and much longer Manry set out from Falmouth Mass 76 days ago on his 3200 mile journey He was iast seen at noon Mon day 287 miles from his goal It would be a record performance if he completes the trip The Royal Air pended search flights for the weekend but has scheduled a new one for Monday Coast Guard stations reported they had received no word from ships off the coast of Britain or Southern Ireland as to Manns whereabouts Crowds are still pouring Into Falmouth hoping to welcome Majjpy at the end of hlsfWoyage   

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