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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Farmer in murder Boy killed in watermelon raid AYR A 17 yearold Iowa boy who was shot and killed in an attempted raid on a Missouri farmers water melons will be buried Monday at nearby Maloy Farmer Clifford Stevens 43 was in jail at Grant City Mo a few miles across the border awaiting arraignment on a charge of first degree murder in the fatal shooting of Gail L Worthinglon of Mount Ayr Thursday night Worth County Sheriff Albert Maudlin at Grant City said Stevens discovered four teen agers apparently going after some of the melons he had stacked up in the yard of his farm near Denver Mo shouted at them and fired a rifle as the youths were running away One of the four was John Barber 17 a farm boy near Maloy in Ringgold County The other two 16 and 17 were Mis souri youths and were not ident ified by Missouri authorities Young Barber said the Worth ington boy was a boon com panion he had known for 13 or 14 years and all four youths were good friends Barber said he and Worthington dropped out of Mount Ayr High School last spring Young Barber said the boys did not know Stevens but they were out monkeying around in a car when someone sug gested that they get a water melon The car he said was driven of the Missouri boys Lhearcl quite a few shots no yelling oK nothing Barber said as the boys were running away lie1 said Worthington was right next to him and when he fell it appeared thai he had just stumbled dont know what hap pened Barber said He was lying in the road when we drove off We were going to come back and get him He said that when they re turned to the Stevens farm Worlhinglon was lying in the farmyard Young Wdrlhington was the son of Mrs Ruby Worthington one of eight children in cluding a brother and sister living at home Services will be at 10 am at Immaculate Con ccpiion Church at Maloy where burial will be made Barber is the son of Mr and Mrs Manlea Barber who have a 270acre farm west of Maloy He is the children youngest of three Authorities at Grant City took statements from Barber and the two Missouri boys and sent them honr1 Friday Bill may give combat GIs free air mail WASHINGTON AP The House has approved and sent to the Senate a bill to provide free air mail service to American troops in combat The bill also would require the Defense Department to fly par cel post packages to men in combat Senders would pay only the surface rate to the port of embarkation The Pentagon objected to the parcel post provision saying it would take up needed airlift ca pacity for a low priority cargo at a heavy increase in cost over the sea transportation now used The newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY OCTOBER f WS 10c ConsiUi of Two Om Full No 204 conducts business Rhodesia and Britain may split By RAYMOND E PALMER LONDON Minis ter Ian Smith of Rhodesia said Saturday he believes his nation soon will declare itself inde pendent from that negotiations in London have col lapsed If we have to get out of our country he told a news confer ence then we would rather go out fighting than crawling on our knees As Smith gave his version of this weeks abortive talks in London Commonwealth Secre tary Arthur Bottomley told newsmen in Newcastle I still hope that nothing will be done that will lead to the chaos and disorder that could arise from a unilateral declara tion of independence A white minority governs Rhodesia The British maintain that a declaration of independ ence by the Rhodesian govern ment would amount to treason against the crown The British also believe such a step could plunge a wide section of Africa into confusion and strife Talks between Smith and Prime Minister Harold Wilson collapsed Friday with Smith in sisting dependent without further de lay V Wilson demanded that inde pendence be held off until the white minority takes steps to ensure eventual rule by the col onys 39million black African majority Smith leader of the 250000 violently feeling they have lost their last hope of ever attaining majority rule Observers also fear a violent reaction against whites elsewhere in Africa At the United Nations in New York the United States warned it would join other nations in concrete action to oppose a Rhodesian breakaway The United States has said it would not recognize a white govern ment that took such a step New Zealand took a similar stand and said African leaders could play a key role in prevent ing an explosion by seeking a reconciliation of all factions in Rhodesia has been talk in the United Nations of organizing a Congotype international force aimed at installing a new re gime in Rhodesia British sources said the gov ernment has made it clear to Smith it would not oppose UN action connected with Rhodesia Wilson warned Smith that Britain and other Common wealth plan diplomatic and economic sanctions to iso late Rhodesia if it breaks away white Rhodesians seemed Observers said probably would Britain fly troops to neighboring Zambia formerly Northern Rhodesia against violence in that nation now ruled by Africans In Salisbury capital of Rho desia whites expressed dismay but showed little surprise when they learned of the breakdown of talks in London Well thats that said a white rail way worker Were on our ready to defy Britain and de clare independence unilaterally There is no alternative1 he said in a broadcast beamed to own The immediate reaction of the Negro majority was not known but its an open secret that trouble o i i most informed Africans expect Rhodesia But some said he might avoid any imme cliate declaration of independ ence until he returns to Rho desia and consults his Cabinet If Rhodesia breaks away its Africans are expected to react ERA ENDING Wallace Pavey and his wife stand in front of their blacksmith shop in Klemme The shop which Pavey has operated for 52 years FOCUS on North Iowa will be torn down soon to make room for a new shop The Paveys have been married 56 years Tax bill signed by President WASHINGTON President Johnson de scribed as feeling fine was up before dawn Saturday and quickly swung into official a bill sent him by Congress Johnson who had a major twoinone abdominal operation less than 24 hours earlier was up at 6 am About 35 minutes later he sat up in a chair to sign a bill extending the interest equalization measure designed to help ease the nations balance of payments problem The billsigning was wit nessed by a news photogra pher who had been sum moned minutes earlier to the third floor presidential suite at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in suburban Mary land Soon thereafter the White House press office relayed this word from Johnsons longtime family physician Dr James Cain reports that ic President slept well had a ery restful night and is feeling Inc Surgery onLBJ Uptodate blacksmith By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director KLEMME The plank floor sags at a crazy angle and emits a variety of creaks and groans with each step across it The walls hardly could be called windproof Although a horsfe hasnt been shod in it for 26 years it takes very little imagination to smcl the pleasant odor of new hair ness leather or hear the rythmic clang of hammer on anvil as a new shoe is fashioned On the outside a fresh coat of red paint does little to hide the inward slope of the walls The noticeable sag of the roof only serves to emphasize the age of the structure Editorials Society news 67 Business news 8 Sports news 910 Newman Surveyor 11 Mason City news 1213 Church news Clear Lake news 1415 16 Classified pages 1617 North Iowa news 18 N Y news strike 1 neoring settlement This is a blacksmith shop I has ibeen for as long as anyone in this Hancock County com muhity can remember By nexi week it will be gone What will replace the shop A coinoperated Jaundry A gas station Not on your life Going right jack up in the same location will be another blacksmith shop More attractive perhaps with newer equipment and modern acilities but a blacksmith shop nevertheless Now building a blacksmith NEW YORK AP The strikebound New York Times and the AFLCIO New York Newspaper Guild have reached a tentative contract agreement If the Guild ratifies it it will mean the end of the citys par tial newspaper shutdown now 24 days old Negotiators for the Times and Guild accepted the contract for mula Friday at the urging of Mayor Robert F Wagner It was the same settlement plan that both sides had rejected the day before Thomas J Murphy executive vice president of the New York Guild predicted Times guild membership would accept the contract at a meeting Sunday John J Gaherin president of the Publishers Association of New York said member papers which had shut down in support ot the Times would resume pub lishing as soon as possible Gaherin said three papers which publish Sunday editions the Daily News the Journal American and the Long Island Press would try to have them out Sunday The other shutdown papers the World Telegram and Sun and the Long StarJour nal were expected to resume publication Monday Both are afternoon dailies as are the JournalAmerican and Long Island Press The Times a morning paper said it coiild not resume pub lication before Monday WALLTOWALL young state troopers pre sent astudy in uniformity at com mencement exercises of thi State Photofax Police Academy They were among J3 graduated in ceremonies this week 114day strike and shutdown Im not really planning on doing much in the new shop Pavey says Hell be there every clay his wife of 56 years retorts And Im glad of it I dont want Will serve jail term on Sundays BALTIMORE Md AP For the next year Ralph A Cl ary 21 will work six days a week to support his widowed mother On Sundays hell be in the Baltimore County jail Jgdge John Grason Turnbull imposed the sentence Friday Clary a stock clerk at sporting goods store was con victed of stealing a car drunk en driving and driving without a license The afternoon New York Post which withdrew from the pub ishers association during the shop in this motorized day and age is unusual enough This tale Becomes even more unusual vhcn you examine the gentle nan who is building the new shop He is Wallace Pavey He has iccn a blacksmith for 57 years 2 of them in the building now jeing torn down He will con tinue lo be a blacksmith in the new shop John Clements will take ove much of the work in the shop which has consisted mostly o repair work on farm and lawn equipment since the last horse as shod there 26 years ago For a man however who doesnt plan on spending much imc in the new shop the 81 rearold Pavey is remarkably veilversed on the size plans and equipment for the new structure It will be 36 feet wide and 50 feet long and will sit back six contract formula tenta agreed on Friday was 196263 has continued publish ng throughout the Guild strike which began Sept 16 The morning Herald Tribune re signed fromthe association and resumed publication Sept 27 The ively recommended by Theodore H iCheel a labor expert who en cred the newspaper dispute last month at Wagners request I Wagner met Friday with1 Times and Guild negotiators and hours later announced hey had decided to accept Kheels terms Wagner also was nstrumental in settling the 1962 63 shutdown when he presided over marathon negotiating ses sions at City Hall Arthur Ochs Sulzberger pres dent and publisher of the Times said the newspaper de cided to accept the settlement formula because it was the best available alternative Murphy said Wagner present ed the formula Friday as an intact proposal on a takeit orleaveit basis The Guild then decided that it was pref erable to a long strike Murphy said Wages were not at issue in the dispute Kheels plan called for a separate pension fund for Guild employes at the Times where the union represents mainly editorial and commer cial workers him following day me around all Actually Paveys soninlaw routine Procedure described By BOB MORTON WASHINGTON AP Op oration Johnson went off so moolhly that producers o lose dramatic televisiondoctor programs would have rejectee he script for lack of action The only high drama was tha t involved the Presidentof th United States Enter the patient shaved am showered borne on a strctche and prQppediiviby two pillows He is dressed in white fmen and despite the fact its am he chats amiably with the doctors i The surgeons arc clad in The limself President in good pronounced shape His odors were willing to go along with that assessment The White louse said they were enthusi astic at the way their prominent patient was getting along minus a gall bladder and a stone that started in a kidney green operating gowns green eet further from the sidewalk ban this shop Pavey points There will be a 12foot vide door at each end and there vill be a driveway along the iorth side The ceiling will be 14fcet igh so well be able to get ust about any piece of machin ry inside to work on Weve al eady got a big hoist which will e installed at the rear Although there will be a new building and new equipment hereis one thing that wont be new Paveys old forge For FOCUS Please Turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair and warmer Sat urday Rain likdy Saturday Might Saturday 45 to 7t WeatWr details en page 2 Stolen auto gets tuneup A search for a car reported stolen Thursday ended Friday afternoon with a redfaced young auto mechanic A car owned by Mr and Mrs James R Miller 1220 N Hampshire was reported stolen between 8 am and noon Thursday Friday afternoon Dale Hays owner and op erator of Dales Service Inc 115 4th SW unraveled a story before Mason City police that solved the mystery of the missing auto Hays told them that he was to give a tuneup to a red Comet owned by Kenneth J Graham 534 42th SR Graham a post office employe left a set of keys at the service garage and said the car could he picked up in the vicinity of the post office Thursday morning1 the young mechanic was dispatched by Hays to bring back the auto He went to Delaware and 5th NE where he found a red Falcon That was the auto owned by Mr and Mrs Miller However the key to the Graham car fit neatly into the ignition of the Miller auto and it was taken to the Hays garage for a tuneup Friday Hays returned the auto to Graham Dismayed Graham said that his car had not been picked up A check then with the police revealed that the auto was the one that the Millers had re ported stolen So the Millers reclaimed their auto complete with a tuneup It was one of those once in a mil lion thinp Hays laughed masks The usual preoperative tests and examinations are made At the patient is asleep from anesthesia The incision is made at 7 Two hours and 15 minutes ater the operation is over a iroclaimed success One gall bladder with stone and one uretal stone have been removed It was just another routine surgical case except of course hes a very special per son to us said Peggy Susan Heimbcrger a commander by rank and chief nurse ot the Bethesda Naval Hospital opera ting section She was the only nurse present It was supposed to be her day off The operating table was set squarely in the center of the room In a glassedin booth an assistant cardiologist monitored equipment lo keep a precise tab on the patients heart waves What was said just before the chief surgeon Dr George A Hallcnback made the incision He said Scalpel White House press secretary Bill D Moyers said Hallenback told him Moyers observed with a smile later Men in moments of SURGERY Please turn to Page 2 j first to complete solicitation The GlobeGazette Saturday became the first firm reporting completion of solicitation in the United Fund pacesetter cam paign The Globe came in with a 32323 total as compared to 55 94575 last year There was 100 per cent employe participation Red Cross Red Feather now together Last year the newspaper report cd 98 per cent participation The average pcrpcrson gift this year came to as com pared to While the total giving last year represented an increase of fi3 per cent the advance gifts from the Globe were 156 per cent up from last year and the firm gift was an increase of 104 over ayear ago and lodged in a duct These were removed one at a time by different doctors through the same incision in a 2Ahour operation Friday morn ingThephysicians said the op eration was entirely successful and pretty They said there was no malignancy Johnson did have some pain and discomfort and fatigue But less than five hours after the operation he was on his feet and taking several steps with help rrom his chief surgeon Dr George A Hallenbeck and a Navy nurse This was about 2 pm At he was up again and walking with a little assistance During the afternoon White House press secretary Bill D Moyers asked the President how he felt He quoted Johnson as saying Well I feel all right I feel some discomfort but I am in good shape Moyers said his boss looked as you would expect a man to look who had just had his gall bladder removed tired But otherwise I think fine Moyers told reporters During the afternoon Moyers said the President gave some routine instructions to members of his staff but that there was no need for him to make any im portant decisions Moyers said Johnson would see more staff members Satur day and I imagine therell be some bills signed He said sev eral of them routine and minor required action today Friday night Moyers reported the President was fed through a vein received a mild sedative and dropped off to sleep about He said he thought John son was more comfortable than he had been during the after noon that the doctors thought things were par for the course and it was going to be a smooth night Again Mrs Johnson spent the night in the thirdfloor presidea tial suite at the US Naval Hos pital in suburban Bethesda Md This time daughter Lynda spent the night there too after flying in from Austin Tex where she attends the state uni versity Daughter Luci was in and out before and after classes at Georgetown University At the Presidents request the Rev George Davis of National City Christian Church visited the hospital and was waiting when Johnson was wheeled back to his room following surgery SAME DATE1H4417 Means Trcfftc
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