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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 19, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Agents Nominee truthful Morrissey debate set WASHINGTON AP In a switch of signals the Senate leadership called up the contro versial sugar quota bill Tuesday ahead of two contested presi dential nominations Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana indicated however that the nomination of Francis X Morrissey to be a federal district judge in Massa chusetts may still be taken UD later in the day A new FBI report said Mor rissey was truthful in his Sen ate testimony The accuracy of some of his statements had been challenged Another presidential nomina tion that has run into opposition the appointment of David G Bress to be US attorney for the District of Columbia was brought up and then put aside at Mansfields request in favor of the sugar bill Mansfield had an agreement with Sen Everett M Dirksen of Illinois the Republican lead er not to lake up the Morris sey nomination until after a Re publican policy committee meet ing The FBIs findings on its in vestigation into Morrisseys tes timony were made public Mon day night on the eve of sched uled Senate debate on the con troversial nomination The nomination was to reach the Senate floor despite the urg ing of two Republicans that it be sent back to the Judiciary Com mittee for further consideration Arty Gen Nicholas Katzen bach said Monday night that the FBI check had led him to con clude that there is no basis whatsoever to question either Judge Morrisseys credibility or his recollection of the events surrounding his studies in Geor gia Morrissey 55 anda longtime friend of the Kennedy family now is a Boston municpal judge His testimony concerning a law diploma won in Georgia had been disputed by the American Bar Association and questioned by some members of the Senate Judiciary Committee The committee ultimately recommended confirmation G4 count with 6 members not voting The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER If WS 10c a copy This Paper Coiuisl of Sections Secllon On Auoelated Full No 214 Klan records withheld Troops rebels exchange fire in Dominican oAN TO TiO rYf T MfJO i ni rlrl I tvnnnr The requests for a delay in Senate debate on the nomination came from Republican Sens Jacob K Javits of New York and Leverett Saltonstall of Mas sachusetts They urged that the nomination be sent back to com SANTO DOMINGO Domini can Republic man was killed early Tuesday in anoth er flurry of shooting between Dominican troops and rebel par tisans in the heart of Santo Do mingo The firing quickly subsided but bands of angry civilian youths most of then unarmed ranged the downtown area President Hector GarciaGo doy canceled an order sending additional troops into the city in a weapons recovery operation He also ordered a cutback in the number of tanks that swept into the rebel sector Monday night to occupy Ozama fortress and protect troops guarding the tense dock area The fortress renamed Con stitution Plaza by the rebels overlooks the river and harbor facilities Five of the 10 tanks in the fortress were removed but a full battalion about 100 battleready troops remained Maj Humberto Trifillo the battalion commander told news men his orders were to not shoot unless fired upon The battalion moved into the fortress Monday night following a clash between two rival port unions resulting in the killing of a labor leader Rebel partisans shouted angry protests at the military units The former rebel chief Col Francisco Caamaiio Deno re portedly conferred with his aides There were unverified reports that weapons were being distributed to fighters in the April rebellion who were disarmed after the peace agree ment Government sources said Pro visional President Hector Gar ciaGodoy authorized the troop movement after a halfhour w flurry of shooting in the dock area n rebel stronghold devas tated in the April revolution The bulk of he rebel army is still quartered across the river from the docks The sources said GarciaGo doy was sending more troops into the heart of Santo Domingo today to seize weapons held by civilians A new law canceling civilian arms permits was to be published lane lost over NViet Soulh Viet Nam The of an u an other US bomber over North Viet Nam was reported luesclay and its two crewmen were presumed captured The plane an F4C Phantom was shot clown Mon day over a bridge 40 miles west of Vinh a U S mili tary spokesman said It was the sixth American plane mittee Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois planned to report on the case at a meeting Tuesday of all GOP senators He wouldnt predict whether his party might take a united stand against Morrissey Accused of killing her 4 children UPPER MARLBORO Md AP Mrs Charleen June Hargis 37 estranged wife of a former Kansas congressman was in Prince Georges County jail Tuesday on charges of kill ing her four children j Mrs Hargis was arraignec Monday several hours after the bodies of Sandra Hargis 12 Mi chael 8 and Brenda 2 were found by police in two bedrooms of the Fox Rest Apartments near Laurel located about halfblasted a Viet Cong target in way between Baltimore and Washington Debra 5 died on the way to a hospital All four had been shot in the temple with a 25 caliber auto iiiiv1 OLCIIIU Kiuiiioaty Newsmen asked White House maticSuch a Pisto1 was found press secretary Bill D Moyers ln the apartment by police who Monday whether the President broke in and discovered the intends to withdraw the Morrisbodles after receiving a call i TToirtic AA tVin sey nomination Moyers first reply was a flat No but when asked to repeat the question and answer Moy ers said The question was docs the President intend to withdraw the Morrissey nomi wuiiuiaw uie murnssey noun nation and the answer at this mfT in Va time is no President takes walk Feels better WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson strolled for more than a mile over the Bethesda Naval Hospital grounds Tues day waving to patients and personnel and reporting he felt pretty good Afterwards presidential press secretary Bill D Moyers con firmed what was evident to newsmen saying the President was feeling livelier today than he was yesterday This was the twelfth day of Johnsons hospitalization follow ing a gall bladder operation and removal of a kidney stone Moy ers said Johnsons full recovery is now expected to take longer than anyone had thought al though he said the doctors are not dissatisfied It was the second day that Johnson has taken advantage of sunny fall weather to get out side the hospital for sun and exercise He walked almost a mile Monday on ders The Presidents doctors or stride was firm Tuesday and he was obvi ously in a good mood North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and coder with scattered showers day night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night in mid 50s Highs Wednesday around 70 from Denver D Hargis 44 the former Democratic congress man who began his political life in Coffeyville Kari Hargis and his wife had been separated for three months he told police and he has been liv Hargis called police after tele phoning his wife he said He said there was something wrong at the apartment After finding the bodies po lice arrested Mrs Hargis a short time later driving her car in downtown Laurel Boycott of schools in second day MILWAUKEE Wis AP Sighcarrying Negro school chil dren led by a Roman Catholic priest marched to freedom classes Tuesday as the civil rights boycott of Milwaukee public schools went into its sec ond day Leaders said the boy cott would continue for at least two more days About 200 children assembled at St Boniface Catholic Church this morning as did a much larger group Monday and were marched to the substitute boy cott by the assistant pastor the Rev James Groppi a vice chairman of the boycott com mittee St Boniface been one of the freedom schools but an order of Auxiliary Bish op Atkielski banned use of Cath olic Church facilities for the boycott Although no figures were available on Tuesdays absen teeism Mondays demonstration saw fewer pupils participating than did in last year a similar protest F Foley called the higher class room attendance indeed grati fying State Assemblyman Lloyd A Bar bee head of the Weather details on page J of pressure and intimidation1 reported lost in North Viet Nam in three days and the 115th since the United States began bombin0 North Viet Nam last Feb ruary Radio Hanoi claimed North Vietnamese gunners brough down five US planes Monday and 11 on Sunday Fourteen other planes from the carrier Midway smashed 1L railroad cars and poundec bridges on other strikes in Nortl Viet Nam the spokesman said Twp planes from the carrie Independence attacked a Ma rine railway installation abou 60 miles north of the frontier be tween North and South Vie Nam Pilots said they three buildings and sank barge US B52 bombers from Guam the Ho Bo woods 30 miles north west of Saigon The Vietnamest army said its troops killed 53 Viet Cong wounded 13 and captured 23 in operations in the northern coast al provinces Troops of the US 1st Infantry Division rounded up 115 sus pects during an operation 25 miles north of Saigon A spokes man said five of the suspects were identified as Viet Cong and one was killed when he tried to escape The Viet Cong inflicted heavy casualties in an am 3ush of a small government squad in a northern coastal irotfince But government troops reported they killed 11 guerrillas in a raid in the Me kong Delta 65 miles southwest of Saigon There were indications the delta and its rich rice fields may be the Viet Congs new No 1 target The Communist guerrillas lave been attacking more fre quently in the delta during the past few weeks and have been operating in battalion strength A battalion may range from 500 to 1000 men The guerrillas staged mortar attacks on 10 South Vietnamese military posts and watchtowers during the past few days but made no attempt to advance on hem Government casualties were reported light in the at acks in Chuong Thien and Phong Dinh provinces 75 to 125 miles south of Saigon In the central highlands there are two US Army divisions but there is no large US force deep in the delta The area with about 55 million people living alongside canals rivers and rice fields is important to the South Vietnamese economy be causeiof its rice production The main hard core of Viet Cong forces traditionally has come out of the delta Some es imates say the Viet Cong con trol 65 per cent of the region Elsewhere in war US Marines killed eight Viet Cong Monday night in a fight 13 miles north of Chu Lai No Marine casualties were reported The 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Marines was flown into the area Newsmen were barred from the dock area Jose Ramirez 34 secretary general of a dock workers or ganization was slain and three dock workers wounded in a gun battle Monday with a rival group which was created during the revolt Government troops then poured into the dock area and gunfire followed for half an hour Trial of Klansman recessed HAYNEVILLE Ala AP A 24hour recess was called in the trial of a young Ku Klux Klansman Tuesday to permit stale attorneys to seek a ruling on exclusion of jurors scheduled to hear the case Atty Gen Richmond Flowers who heads the prosecution of Collie Lcroy Wilkins Jr 21 asked or a delay after Circuii Judge T Worth Thagard re fused to accept a challenge on 11 prospective jurors Flowers had claimed he did not feel the jurors could return a just verdict in the murde trial because they had stated i examinations Monday they be ticved white civil rights work crs are inferior Flowers said he would go t present an extraordinary wri before the Alabama Suprem Court Tuesday Flowers said he would to t Montgomery and draw up th petition and attempt to presen oral arguments to the Supreme Court immediately Defense attorney Arthur J Haynes former mayor of Birm Public hearings opened Warning is issued WASHINGTON AP mpcrial wizard of the nations biggest Klan Robert Shelton Tuesday to turn over ecords subpoenaed in the con ressional hearings into the Ku lux Klan Shelton the first Klan official o be called at the hearing cit d the protection of the Fifth irsl fourth and 14th amend nents Actually had not been im mediately asked to produce the ccorcls He was asked by an investiga or for the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities to iden ify a Georgia certificate of in orporation made to the invisi le empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan under his name After conferring with his at orney Lester Chalmers Shel ton refused and said the materi al subpoenaed was not relevant to the subject under study by the committee Committee Chairman Edwin ngham argued against the de ay and cited the defendants to a speedy trial Haynes said Wilkins is a pawn in a viciouspolitical game Wilkins is accused of slaying Mrs Viola Liuzzo a Detroit housewife and civil rights worker who par ticipated in a massive Selmato Montgomery march last spring The defense attorney said the opinions cited by Flowers did not present a legal excuse for striking the 11 prospective ju E Willis DLa after explain ing the law to Shelton directed him to reply and added It is ROBERT SHELTON Klansman At Hearings warning Witness that WATER 10yearokl Vietnamese boy ii offered water by a US Marine from his canteen after lie was taken from a hole where he was hiding in the Due Ro village complex of South Viet Nam Monday The boy told a Vietnamese in i AP Pholofax terpreter he wan afraid of the helicopters that were coming into a landing zone nearby The Ma rines made a huttohut search and captured 25 Viet Cong suspects Flowers had challenged two prospective jurors earlier They were among 29 who qualified Monday Jury selection bogged down Monday and attorneys failed to qualify 30 as required by law Fiftyfive persons had been called but 26 were excused or disqualified Thagard picked 10 Planning for transfer of Junior College control YTSIO LJUTVli IJtkVS School Board President John at the Boc village complex by fhn hirfkrtr Crttith helicopters With South Viet namese troops they rounded up Viet Cong suspects Chu Lai is a large American ui wilt a gc protest movement described the supply complex in Quang Nam boycott as a success in the face Province about 350 miles north cast of Saigon An area steering committee nd the Mason City School Joard Monday night arrived at road guidelines that can be tie basis for turning over Ma son City Junior College facili ties to a proposed ninecounty areaschool board Some on the steering commit tee thought the guidelines are too broad and the committees endorsement of a Mason City board resolution failed to get a unanimous vote Winncbago County represent atives who said they would have preferred a price estimate on the Mason City facilities voted against endorsement Mitchell County abstained The Mason City resolutions points included The Mason City district desires to see an area vocation al school and community col lege created and expects to co operate with an area board for creating such a school sub ject to approval of voters on items which require it local district expects to work out with an area board details on transfer of facili ties by longterm chase or other agreement The district urges that an independent appraisal be ob tained to help in arriving at reasonable compensation to the Mason City district Inside The Globe Editorials 4 North Iowa news 4 Clear Lake news 7 Society news Latest markets 14 Mason City news Comics Farm news The local board encourages the area steering committee in a proposal to seek statefederal funds for operation and acquisi tion of capital facilities for the area school The Winnefoago County men said it would be much easier to get public support of area school planning if it were known what price the area might ex pect to pay for the junior col lege facilities They pointed out that in school district reorgani zations schools entering merg ers get no compensation for fa cilities they bring o a new dis trict Mason City board members said there is no way to obtain quickly the values of buildings and other facilities that make up the junior college The area school law calls for reasonable Compensation when an area over facilities originally financed bycitizens of a school district Mason City would be a portion of the new area and Ilius 1 would share in buying the junior college from itself Mason Cilyans noted lhal they have assumed bonded in debtedness for junior college improvements which they must retire whether they continue to operate Ihe school or turn it over to an area group S u p t P O Brunsvold said that regardless of compensation to the Mason City district a new area board could expect to get considerable free items In cluded is the value of federal and state funds that have gone into the junior college and not been paid for by Mason Cily ans plus aid that comes to the college and would be continued It seems certain the groups meeting in the School Adminis tration Building were told thai disposition of he junior college COLLEGE Please turn to Page 2 more names from a box Tues day Wilkins a chubby babyface mechanic sat through the pro ceedings and chain smoked cig arettes The other two under indict ment Eugene Thomas 42 a steel company worker and Wil liam 0 Eaton 41 a retired steel employe both of Besse mer were in the courtroom Flowers who allowed Asst Atty Gen Joe Brcck Gantt to question the jurors said he in tended to call state witnesses loday as they become available The key witness is expected to be Gary Thomas Rowe who was revealed as a paid FBI in former on the Klan during Wil kins first trial Rowc 35 testi fied that Wilkins shot Mrs Liuz zo as she drove along US 80 about nine miles east of here on the night of March 25 Rowc said he was in the car with the lunsmen He quoted Wilkins as saying ifter the shooting Baby broth er I dont miss Students in Kashmir hurt 15 policemen NEW DELHI AP Fifteen policemen were reported in jured in a clash Monday with stonethrowing students in Srin agar summer capital of Indian Kashmir Tear gas was used to dis perse the students demonstrat ing in favor of a plebiscite to de termine the future of their slate ou are on thin ice subject o a contempt of Congress cita ion In the opening session of its nquiry this morning the com iittce had heard from Donald Appell a staff investigator testimony that the Klan has struck the fear of death inper sons over a wide area of the South Appell sent by the House Committee on UnAmerican Ac tivities to gather information on the invisible empire was the first witness at the committees public hearings He said he and other investi gators attempting to collect facts about the Klan were ham pered by the terror of prospec tive witnesses These people fear harass ment telephone calls cross burnings on their property beatings bombings and yes even death he said Before Appell took the stand Chairman Edwin E Willis D La issued a warning against any attempt to intimidate or in jure witnesses He said he would see to it that any such attempts were punished Appell and other investigators were the only witnesses at a forenoon session devoted to de veloping background on the Klans They reported that the various Klans have 381 klaverns local Klan groups in the United States and that the largest or ganization is the United Klans of America with 260 klaverns in 17 states Robert Helston of the Tusca loosa Ala is imperial wizard or head of the United Klans He and several of his lieuten ants sat in the hearing room and listened to the forenoon tes timony Committee members have said that many persons who have been questioned in closed KLAN Please turn to Page 2 SAME DATE1W44S2 BUek ritf Bti In fax Hotin   

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