Mason City Globe Gazette, September 10, 1965

Mason City Globe Gazette

September 10, 1965

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1965, Mason City, Iowa oiiriterdttac oree Ind lans back Pakistani shells hit Indian city NEW DELHI India AP Indian Defense Minister Y S Chavan announced Friday that Indian troops had to withdraw under heavy Pakistani counter attacks in the raging battle for the northwest plains across the border of India and West Pakis tan Chavan told Parliament Pak istani shells were falling in the Indian city of Ferozepore about 10 miles inside Indian territory India attacked across the bor der in this sector on Monday apparently heading for Lahore Pakistans second largest city Pakistan said Pakistani troops in the Lahore sector considered the most important in the undeclared war had moved eastward to capture In dian border posts around Wag ah The Pakistanis were main taining heavy pressure on the enemy after pushing them out of Pakistani territory the broadcast said The Indian government radio claimed successes on the other two fighting fronts At the northern end of the ground war zone in the Jam musialkot sector of Kashmir Indian forces captured five im portant posts and took 15 Pak istanis prisoner the Indian gov ernment radio reported The Indian broadcast said In dian units had severely pun ished Pakistani forces on the southern front more than 200 miles east of Karachi Pakis tans biggest city and major seaport There was no indica tion whether the Indians had advanced in this area however India claimed it had de stroyed 114 Pakistani tanks in the fighting so far The govern ment radio said Indian units have knocked out nearly one of the two Pakistani tank divi sions Pakistan claimed a total of 35 Indian tanks nocked out along with five ammunition vehicles and four Jeeps in the Sialkot area of Kashmir UN SecretaryGeneral U Thant talked peace with Pakis tani officials in Rawalpindi for the second but there was no indication from either side of a retreat from conditions the two governments have set for the ceasefire demanded by the UN Security Council Pakistan demands that India agree to hold a free selfdeter mination vote in Kashmir Since most of the states population is Moslem the Pakistanis figure the Kashmiris will vote to join Moslem Pakistan India still adamantly con tending that Kashmir is Indian territory demands that the Se curity Council name Pakistan the aggressor and that the Pak istanis give up all territory they have taken Iowa corn estimate is lowered WASHINGTON AP Iowas corn crop for this year was esti mated Friday at 817938000 bushels down more than 20 mil lion bushels from the forecast based on Aug 1 conditions It still however should be the second biggest corn crop in the states history exceeded oniy by the 1963 record of 868 464000 bushels The Department of Agricul ture trimmed back the estimate of Iowas crop because of hot dry weather in August which hampered growth The yield per acre was esti mated at 81 bushels second on ly lo the 815 bushels per acre record set in 1963 but two bush els an acre less than the esti mate a month earlier The forecast estimated that Iowas harvest would be second to Illinois among the major corn producing states Illinois production was predicted to be The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 10 WS UOc Paper Consists ot Two Auoclated Preii Full No Ill Hurricane in final fling 200 Negroes switch schools BOSTON ffi Negro parents peacefully trans ferred Friday some 200 children to schools in predomi nantly white neighborhoods despite a school committee refusal to provide busing from schools the parents con tended were overcrowded The total included some youngsters enrolled Thursday the first day of school The youngsters were driven in chartered buses and private cars to the schools and with one ex 4 awards to Globe for excellence Two firsts a second and a third were won by the Mason GlobeGazette in the Iowa Daily Press Association first annual Better Newspaper Con test The GlobeGazette took first for its front page first for its womans page second for its editorial page and third in gen eral excellence for newspapers of more than 12000 circulation Judging was on individua pages from dates specified by the contest judges without ad vance warning In the genera excellence category newspap ers were permitted to pick any issue from the week of March 2125 In general excellence judged by G H Koenig managing edi the transfers vere achieved without inci dent In two of the five schools Ne gro youngsters entered Friday enrollments previously had been allwhite Principals at four schools said he youngsters were enrolled without any trouble even those lacking transfer slips Of tor of the Waukesha Wis Daily Freeman The Cedar ficials said those without slips would be enrolled Monday At the Grew Elementary School principal Martin Feeney refused to allow same 50 chil dren to enter the building He told adults with the chil dren there were only 13 vacant seats in the school Those seats would be given he said to stu dents in the group carrying transfer 872068000 bushels on acre yield of 92 bushels a per Rapids Gazette was first and the Waterloo Daily Courier second On editorial page the Waterloo Courier was first Behind the GlobeGazette on front page were the Fort Dodge Messenger second and Water loo Courier third The Ottum wa Courier was second on wom ans page and the Council Bluffs Nonapreil third Front pages were judged by Edmund C Arnold New York typography expert and Syracuse University staff member udi torial pages by Frank C Miles sublisher of the Austin Minn Daily Herald and the womans pages by Marion S Grattan womans editor of the Jackson Mich Citizen Patriot The Iowa Daily Press Associa tion includes 40 daily newspap ers in the state Kidnaping charges dismissed NEW HAMPTON District Judge E B Shaw has dismissed kidnaping charges against Ncal Thompson30 Nashua because of insufficient evidence Thompson had been charged with the kidnaping of Ardith Fisher 16 of Nashua when she accompanied the Thompson amily to Everett Wash with out permission The two were returned from Washington by Chickasaw Coun y authorities and Thompson lad been held in jail The girl nad returned to her home and to Nashua High School Thompson however is still teing held ona charge of false drawing and uttering of two checks in Chickasaw County Bond was set at in the jus tice court of Martha Peterson The adults led the youngsters to the back of the school where pupils were lined up ready to enter But the door was closed and the both white and Negro were left outside The Negro parents inaugurat ed the program which they call Operation Exodus when the public schools opened Thursday as a protest against crowded conditions in some schools in Negro neighborhoods and the school committees refusal to use busing to relieve the situa tion Some 300 Negro children were taken to four predominantly white schools where their ef forts to enroll met with mixed success Enrollment at schools in Ne gro neighborhoods which had been the object of the over crowding charges were far be low those expected The parents saidthey were aking advantage of the school ommittees open enrollment which enables a child to nroll in any school in the city where there is room If there is 10 room elsewhere a child must attend the school in his eighborhood district The Negro parents have esti mated that their private trans wrtation program would cost 1500 a week About 100 children who had he required yellow transfer lips were formally enrolled hursday in schools outside heir neighborhoods Others Iowas soybean crop was esti mated at 135828000 bushels still well above the 1964 record of 118104000 bushels but near ly five million bushels under the Aug 1 forecast The anticipated soybean yield was set at 28 bushels to the acre a reduction of one bushel from the Aug 1 prospects It would be the same as in 1964 and below the 1963 record of 305 bushels North Iowa Weather outlook i Fair and cooler Friday night in the 40s Fair and cool Saturday 44 72 Weather details on 2 Ismashup with minor injuries at Ionia He reportedly will face similar charges in Floyd County Bellbottom trousers cause 3cqr mishap MILFORD Conn AP Women drivers Be careful with your bellbottom trousers Dianne Barrows 18 of Strat ford told police her widejcuff snagged on the accelerate Thursday as she was attempt ing to brake Her ear shot ahead The results A threecar were told they would have to jbtain transfer slips a brie orm recording that they were moving from one particular school to another William H Ohrenberger perintendent of schools had roposed a busing program to alleviate crowding in the schools in Roxbury and North Dorchester areas where many schools have student bodies more than 90 per cent Negro 3ut his plan was rejected by he school committee which re fused to approve any new bus ng programs Mrs Louise Day Hicks chair man of the Boston School Com mittee appeared at Northern Student Movement hcadquar ters Thursday under police cs cort in an effort to persuade parents not to take part in Op eration Exodus Visibly shaken by persisten heckling she told the parents th children would not be accepte at the Mattapan Hyde Park Jamaica Plain and Dorcheste schools because they did no have yellow transfer slips Earlier a threat on her lif was telephoned to police hea quarters by a man who said Were going to kill Louise Da Hicks today at school com mi tee headquarters police said 0 GUARD DUTY A Mississippi national guardsman leans against a swaying palm tree at Photofax Biloxi and watches the tide roll in as Hurricane Betsy moved inland Friday Believe Chinese will avoid conflict WASHINGTON AP Pro laiming a policy of neutrality n the IndiaPakistan conflict JS officials tended to discount riday the possibility of a major led Chinese involvement in the ighting They nevertheless watched losely the Communist coun trys mounting flow of invective toward India which included Thursday an attempt to link the United called States with Indias what was aggression against Pakistan Chinas Premier Chou Enlai accused India of a massive armed attack on Pakistan and For bank robbery Mason Cityans trial scheduled Cecil D Jensen 53 will be ried in federal court at Fort Dodge Sept 28 on charges of iolating federal statutes in con nection with an April 30 rob bery of the branch office of the American State Bank at Rock alls Authorities said that Jensen would be tried on three federal charges of Entering a bank with the intent to commit larceny of money insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Taking and carrying away from a bank money insured by he Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Assaulting and putting in jeopardy the life of a person who was captured the day of the robbery has been held since in the Cerro Gordo County jail on open charges of 1 ank robbery and larceny of a motor vehicle in violation of state statutes He could be held to answer wth the federal and state charg s The state charges will be landled after the federal counts arc disposed of Pending the outcome of the federal charges ie could be tried on the state charges or they could be dis missed The first charge carries a jenalty up to or 20 years n the penitentiary or both The penalty on the second charge is a fine up to or 10 year or both and on the third charge a fine up to or a sen tence of 25 years or both Jensen pleaded innocent to a I three charges when arraigned TRIAL turn to 2 aid she could not have made uch a serious military adven ure without the consent and upport of the United States iis speech marked the third straight day of Red Chinese denunciations of India A State Department press of icer Robert J McCIoskcy de nied that the United States is avoring either side in the unde clared war over Kashmir The US position is one ol mpartiality he said and spoke at another point of our posture of neutrality in this McCloskey declined to say low much officials may be con ccrned about the possibility of a Red Chinese attack on India Other sources said be ieve Peking is ready lo wage a war of nerves along her Tibetan border with India but to go no further Officials keeping a close watch on the situation do no believe the Chinese Communists are willing to go beyond mino border incidents for to do so would involve the major invest ment in Chinese military man power and equipment Any effort by Communist Chi na on a large scale against In dia would run a considerabl chance of involving the United States Britain and perhaps th Soviet Union in the defense o India US authorities pointc out In addition it would open second area of friction and dou bie the chances of direct con frontation with the Unite States which already is fightin in the war in Viet Nam Claims nine in 14day spree NEW ORLEANS fft This famous old river ity was battered to a windblown soggy junkyard fter a final attack Friday by Hurricane Betsy Communications and power were left in a snarl y 115 mileanhour winds during the early morning lours Three persons died dur ng the storm bringing ietsys toll to nine after ts 14day 2500mile voy Courthouse hours law is invalid VINTON new stat aw requiring county cour louses to stay open half a da in Saturdays was ruled inval Friday by District Court Judg John W Tobin Judge Tobin said the law unconstitutional on two ground and that as a practical matt it is unenforceable because does not specifically dcsigna any county official or group ge of destruction damage was also orted in Baton Rouge and the Mississippi guli coast around Gulfport Numerous phone fail ires slowed reports from tha Jayou area downriver which were first hit by the storms top L45 mph winds and suffered he most from its muddy loot tides Mayor Victor Schiro said he would ask that the city be de clared a disaster area Residents were told to boil drinking water after power failure at the city purification plant But the urgent warning was difficult to transmit in a Inside The Globe OOTBALL TERMS quiz on grid terms anc silliness in Looking Over column by Jim Van Heel Page 9 Editorials Mason City news Society news Sports 91 Clear news 1 TV section 111 Comics 1 Classified pages 141 North Iowa news 1 Aquanauts will surface on Sunday LA JOLLA Calif aquanauts in Scalab 2 nearcd he end of their twoweek ex cursion 205 feet beneath the sea y blazing underwater trails The trails lines fixed to stakes driven into the ocean floor extend up to 200 feet rom the Scalab capsule and are designed to help the aqua nauts get around easier in their underwater habitat Nine of the 10 aquanauts in the Navys underwater living experiment are scheduled to come to the surface Sunday and are making preparations for the ascent Cmdr Scott Carpenter the former astronaut now an aqua naut will stay down another 15 days Another team will then go down to the Scalab lo continue the scientific investigators started by the first group officials that the house is open The Linn County Board of Su pervisors immediately an nounced that the courthouse in Cedar Rapids will be closed on Saturday starting this week The Bcnton County Board of Supervisors target of a suit to force them lo keep the court house open Saturday mornings said however that it plans to keep county offices open Satur day this week but closed on Saturdays thereafter Indications were that Judge Tobins decision would be ap pealed to the Iowa Supreme Court The 1965 legislature tacked the Saturday opening provision onto a bill setting up a new pay schedule for county officers Atty Gen Lawrence Scalise ruled that the law makes it mandatory for county court louses to stay open half days on Saturday The Benton County Board of Supervisors resisted and Harry V Long a Benton County resident then filed a suit to test the law Judge Tobin in his ruling said that the legislature unquestion ably has power to require coun Ly courthouses to stay open on Saturdays if the law is validly enacted But he ruled that the law as city where 80 per cent ol its passed is unconstitutional on two grounds The Iowa Constitution pro vides that a legislative bill musl deal with only one subject The bill as passed he said dealt vith pay of county offi cers and the hours of court louse opening The Constitution requires that he subject matter of a legisla ive bill be described in the bills title and in this case the itle made no mention of court louse hours of operation Judge Tobin added that a suit cannot be brought to require county officials to keep the courthouse open because the law as passed docs not place upon any official or group of of icials the duty of seeing that the courthouse is kept open County Auditor Alvin Ohrt of Tama County which had also challenged the mandatory na lure of the law said the court house at Toledo would be open Saturday morning this week but that it is very possible the courthouse will go back to clos ing all day Saturday in the fu ture He praised Judge Tobins rul ing as a wonderful achieve ment for county home rule Auditor Richard Sears of Wat erloo said Black Hawk County would keep its courthouse open until the matter is dropped by the attorney general or until any appeal is ruled upon The communications break down also made it difficult to determine what damage had been done to Louisianas billion dollar offshore oil industry or the sugar crop which was near ing harvest The New Orleans Public Service Corp said the damage was the heaviest in recent his tory of this hurricane p r o n a area At least 350000 phones were out in the state 200000 of them Orleans alone MeanwhileBetsy the culprit tiad passed over 150 miles in land where her winds faded to below hurricane strength The storm still brought soaking rains however to a wide area of northern Louisiana and Mis sissippi Damage was heavy Large sheets of twisted tin roofing lay in the citys streets Shop windows were smashed and 650 national guardsmen were on duty to forestall loot ing Canal Street looked like morning after Mardi Gras only worse Billboards had been blown from the tops of build ings Street light stanchions were twisted grotesquely Street lights had crashed to the street The hurricane tore five ocean going vessels adrift in the Mis sissippi They smashed into each other wharves and tug boats Three were finally se cured Two tugs with a total of 17 or 18 persons aboard radioed dis tress calls to the Coast Guard which called in extra helicop ters and airplanes to aid in search and rescue There was even a call from a caboose abandoned for some un ex plained reason on a Lake Pont chartrain railroad bridge As winds and rain lightened the almost 250000 evacuees pre pared to return to their homes mostly in low coastal areas to see what the legacy of Betsy had been The reported dead in third and final meeting with land were all in Louisiana a woman drowned and another dead of a heart attack in New Orleans and a man found dead HURRICANE Please Turn to 2 SAMC FUr Trrrtt Dtklfej rMi Si ;