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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER ft WS UOc Consists of Two One Auoclitcd Prtsi Full Lease Wirci No 223 Charles City cross burns CHARLES CITy Charles City police Friday were investigating the burning of a large wooden cross near the citys business district Thursday night The burning was reported about 10 pm at a traffic island at the intersection of Lane St and N Grand Ave The intersection is a block north of the citys business district The cross was about six feet tall and five feet wide according to Kermit Binger Charles City police chief A traffic the inter section was damaged by the flames Until the investigation is completed Binger said he is attributing the crossburning to a Halloween prank March Rhodesians warned Will isolate country if independence declared SALISBURY Rhodesia AP British Prime Minister Har old Wilson warned Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith Thursday night that the British government will do all it can to isolate Rhodesia completely if Smiths white government seizes independence informed sources said Friday Informants in London said Wilson and Smith have reached a showdown and perhaps the breaking point Wilsons warning was deliv ered to Smith al a dinner attended by leading members of the two governments Britons who were present said Wilsons words seemed to cause Smith concern The Rhodesian leader was said to be reexam ining his whole position Wilson and his party made plans to return to London Satur day but their schedule was still fluid Both British and Rhodesian sources made it clear that the talks have failed to produce any common ground for negotia tions A final attempt to seek a way out was to be made Friday Wilson told Smith that a uni lateral declaration of independ ence by the Rhodesian govern ment would mean a total em bargo on the oil supplies coming to the landlocked central Afri can country The blockade would be organ ized on land and at sea to pre vent oil reaching Rhodesia from neighboring countries Wilson also stressed that the worlds major oil producers were among the 05 nations which backed the UN call for strong British action against a unilat eral declaration of independ ence Wilson also reportedly told Smith that Britain and her allies will organize a Berlinlypc air halted by Negroes Hy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Civil rights forces prepared another march at Lincolnton Ga Friday although a similar march was halted Thursday in a confrontation with Lincolnton Negroes who said they were tired of demonstrations In an action believed une qualed in the Southern racial struggle about 40 Negro men most of them sawmill and pulp wood workers barred the way of about 30 civil rights demon strators Thursday The men said they were con cerned for the safety of the marchers and intended them no harm They said they felt the demonstrations accomplished nothing The unique meeting lasted more than an hour before a civil rights leader called off the march But they pledged to march again Aides of Dr Martin Luther King Jr converged onSelma Ala where King invited repre sentatives of all civil rights groups to meet Friday for strate gy talks aimed at a dramatic action program And in Washington House investigators charged that the Ku Klux Klan in Georgia has been training members in bombing arid firesetting tech as well as use of fire arms At the Lincolnton confronta tion a civil rights leader Willie Bolden asked the Negroes who barred the way Why Why are you doing this White spectators nearby laughed Whats going to happen to us after you leave replied one of the Lincolnton men The Negroes said they were not satisfied with conditions at the Negro school but theres nothing we can do about it Recently civil rights leaders have found it difficult to muster enough Lincolnton Negroes for continuing demonstrations King said he called the Selma meeting to develop a campaign For legislation to make it a fed eral crime to brutalize murder or otherwise intimidate persons in pursuit of their constitutional rights and civil rights workers King charged that Southern courts have v forfeited their right to administer justice Indict official in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS AP A Federal Grand Jury indictee Minnesota State Insurance Com missioncr Cyrus E and 16 other men One will be crowned Miss Teenage America One of these seven finalists selected from GO contest North Carolina Colette Agnes Daiute New York City AP ants will be crowned Miss Teenage America in Dallas Fri Linda Sullivan Dallas Texas LeAnne Davidson Turner Jacob Detroit Michigan and Deborah Mary Sale Poplar day night Left to right Cynthia Ann Byrum Charlotte Tulsa Okla Carol Ann Hare San Antonio Texas Judy Bluff Mo Inside The Globe Clear Lake news 3 Editorials 4 Comics 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports A 910 TV section 1MU Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news 16 Governor star golfer in Japan UNZEN Japan has i star golfer it never knew ex Harold E Hughes The big blackhaired gover nor played the first round of golf of his life here while visit ing Japan with nine US gover nors and he wowed the whole group Hughes shot a gross of 61 on nine holes but with his 18 handi cap he got a net of 43 for fifth place It even put him ahead of Hawaiis experienced golfer Gov John Burns who shot a net of 44 Hughes however had his doubts about the game and did nt hesitate to voice them When handed his golf balls he said I only got good for two holes He whooped with laughter when he saw one of the first balls hit during the match car ried off by a huge crow The Shells hit own GIs SAIGON Viet Nam fired by a supporting artillery unit killed six paratroopers and wounded three of the UiS 101st Airborne Division in a drive Fri day against the Viet Cong a military spokesman disclosed Friday The artillery incident devel oped during an operation in the Song Am River basin 12 miles northwest of Qui Nhon a port on the South China Sea Magnusson Friday on charges of mail fraud and con spiracy to defraud The defendants were accused of carrying out their scheme through 15 firms headed by Phil lip Kitzer Sr of Chicago and his sons Phillip Jr and Joseph F Kitzer The investigation centered on the American Allied Insurance Co of St Paul whijch was de clared insolvent in August with some million in debts North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and warmer through Friday night lew in upper Saturday partly cloudy and cooler high in lower 40s Weather details Page 2 A big birdwaited in the trees on the course and regularly swooped down upon the balls which it possibly considered to be eggs At least three balls were seen to be taken during the match The governor got off to a less thanpromising start His firs teeoff sailed a mighty 10 yards How do you swear in Japa nese he asked I need a few choice words Hughes later getting ready to tee off while another group was about 100 yards in front was ad vised to wait until they got ou of range They dont know it but they have been safe for the last 1 minutes he said In the early part of the game it looked like a disaster He took 12 strokes on a par four hole Bui once he warmed up hi drives began booming 20030C yards at a time Iron shots con tinned to give him trouble Pholofax SEEKS ASTRONAUT STATUS Navy Lt Frank K Ellis of Painesville Ohio who lost both legs in 1962 while fighting to keep his jet plane from crashing into a housing area at Point Miigu Calif is among the applicants being considered by the Navy for nomination as an astronaut Ellis shown in Washington in Dec 1963 has since been returned to active flight status Despite his handi cap Ellis has run an obstacle course and made a demonstration parachute jump Helicopterborne units of the 101st had killed 37 Viet Cong atad were trying to root out the rest of a Red detachment whose irehas caused American pilots to dub the area Sniper Valley The spokesman said the six paratroopers who were killed and the three wounded were members of a squad that inad vertently moved into the artil erys line of fire He did not have the identity of the artillery unit Only US orces were assigned to the op eration he said but he did not rule out the possibility that Viet namese gun batteries might lave been used to support the drive A U S Navy F8E Cru sader jet fighter was blown up over North Viet Nam Wednes day by what was presumed to a surfacetoair missile and the pilot is missing a US mili Convicted for refusing to serve in Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam A military court has convict ed three enlisted men of the US 1st Air Cavalary Division for refusing to serve in Viet Nam a US military spokesman said Friday The three refused to obey or ders to board a troop train in the United States and later at sea refused an order to end a nunger strike The spokesman said the men all privates were Harold Brown 22 of Stanford Fla David Clark 26of Coral Gables Fla and Percy L Green 24 of Chi cago All are Negroes Each was sentenced to a bad conduct discharge forfeiture of pay and allowances and to a prison term at hard labor Brown was sentenced to two years imprisonment Clark to five and Green to 10 Green was also convicted of threatening to kill a noncom missioned officer and to harm his family All the men have the rightol appeal but there was no word whether they would The three had to await trial in Viet Nam because their com manding officer was not aboard the troopship Buckner About onefifth of the 17000 men in the 1st Air Cavalry Divi sion are Negroes tary spokesman announced Fri day night Five American planes had been downed previously by the Soviet supplied missiles The Crusader was hit on a bombing mission GO miles southwest of Hanoi The spokesman said it pre sumably was fired on froni a mobile missile installation that could be erected and dismantled ivilhin 24 hours An aerial hunt for the pilot ended fruitlessly at dusk Friday The Defense Department in Washington had confirmed Thursday the probable loss of a sixth plane to missiles The first was felled July 2 Details had been withheld here during the search for the Crusaders pilot In ground operations it was announced artillery shells of a friendly unit cut down nine US paratroopers of the 101st Air borne Division on a drive against the Viet Cong near the South China Sea coast about 260 miles northeast of Saigon A spokesman said six were killed and three wounded when they moved inadvertently into the ar tillerymens line of fire US BS2 jet bombers from Guam struck 45 miles north west of Saigon in their 55th raid of the war The B52s target was a sus pected Viet Cong storage area in Tay Ninh Province which borders on Cambodia There was no report of results of the bombing A US spokes man said a Vietnamese ground force was scheduled to go into Lhe area following the strike hut the operation was canceled because of bad weather The B52 strike headed another day of intense air action much of it carried out in provincial areas near the capital A US military spokesman announced that six US para troopers were killed and three were wounded Thursday by ar tillery fire from a friendly unit during an operation 12 miles northwest of Qui Nhon The six men were members of the 101st Airborne Division The spokesman said the nine men were in a squad that inad vertently moved into the line of fire 1 The spokesman had no other details He said only US forces were taking part in the opera tion in the Song Am Valley about 260 miles northeast of Sai gon but he did not rule out the possibility that Vietnamese ar tillery might have been used to support the Americans Fidel shuts water route KEY WEST Fla iff Fidel Castro slammed shu the water escape route from Cuba last midnight a thousands waited hopefully for the start of a US air lift to Florida The State Department said only a few detail remained to be settled be Beame gets backing of President JOHNSON CITY Tex President Johnson was de scribed Friday by his chief spokesman as strongly and en thusiastically supporting Abra ham D Beame the Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City against the strong challenge of RepublicanLiberal John V Lindsay Press secretary Bill D Moy ers told reporters that if the President voted in New York he would cast his vote for Mr Beame and the rest of the tick et Meyers also said Johnson backs Democratic candidates in all otherelections next Tuesday New Jersey and Virginia and in such cities as Louisville Ky and Akron Ohio Johnson conferred with Moy ers before the press aide voiced a stronglyworded endorsement of Beame that was coupled with attacks on Lindsay and William F Buckley Jr Conservative party candidate for mayor whom Moyers accused of falsely implying that Beame lacked the Presidents support Beame partisans reportedly were disappointed last Tuesday when Vice President Hubert IT Humphrey made campaign ap pearances for their candidate but failed to bring along any di reel endorsement from Johnson an expression of warm regards good fellowship and hearty greetings The Lindsay candidacy in the eyes of some observers had been gaining ground in the ab sence of a direct Johnson en dorsement of Beame Johnson is recuperating at his Texas ranch after a major op eration and Moyers said Thurs day he is regaining his strength and setting a good pace for himself fore an agreement can b announced Castro said he would perm no more small boats to leav the official embarkation port o Camarioca on the ground th 90mile passage of the Florid Straits is loo risky The US Coast Guard has rescued him dreds of exiles from unsea worthy craft since the exodus began early this month An arrival here Friday howev er Felix Fernandez of Miami said they will keep coming for a while Fernandez member of a crew of six returning from Camario ca said he was told at the Cu ban port that no more boats would be permitted to enter there but those already and there must be be permitted to take out refugees Fortythree refugees packed aboard Fernandez 35foot boat were transferred at sea to a Coast Guard vessel because of high seas The Coast Guard said at least one more boat with 7 persons aboard was expected from Cuba Friday When the airlift starts pos sibly within 10 days close rel atives of the 270000 exiles in this country will he taken from Cuba first Say Guevara may be dead WASHINGTON to Che Guevara may be dead says a ranking US official Guevara at one time a lead er in Fidel Castros Communist government in Cuba has not been seen publicly for several months The US official asked dur ing a background briefing Thursday about the fate of the Cuba leader said My guess is that Ches mis sion was pointed or 5 feet downward Castro has said Guevara was going to carry on revolution ary missions in other lands lift to Zambia formerly North ern Rhodesia if Smith hits back by cutting the railroad transport and electric power supply on which the Zambian copper in dustry depends On this point Wilson presuma bly spoke with assurance of American support Britain lacks resources to mount such an air lift alone Another point reportedly pressed by Wilson was that ritain has shielded Rhodesia United Nations interven on He said this protection ould not continue if the Rho csian whites declared inde endcncc British commentators felt Vilson had played his last card n his attempt to prevent the nilitant Rhodesian whites from oing it alone The two governments are cadlocked over the rate at vhich Rhodesias African ma orily 4 million against 255 whites can be advanced o political power Paint on altar in protest CANTERBURY England was daubed on the main altar in Canterbury Cath edral Friday in an apparent pro test against the Archbishop ot Canterburys statement on Rho desia Dr Michael Ramsey the arch bishop said Tuesday Christians could support the use of British force against Rhodesia if the whiteruled government there declares Independence His statement caused an uproar in Britain and in Rhodesia Cathedral officials reported Lhey had found the word Peace painted in huge red let ters on the frontal cloth of the main altar Red and blue paint was daubed on the back of the altar and its cross over the historic 13th cen tury St Augustines chair on which every Archbishop of Can terbury is enthroned and on the tomb of the Black Prince eld est son of King Edward III who was buried there in the 14th century Paint also was sprayed over the big lectern Bible Officials said they believed the desecration took place while Holy Communion was being cel ebrated early this morning in one of the crypt chapels below Detectives were called in im mediately and the cathedral was closed to visitors Orders more registrars into South WASHINGTON AP Atly Gen Nicholas Katzenbach or dered federal registrars into 12 more Southern counties Friday in his toughest action yet under the 1065 Voting Rights Act For the first time Civil Serv ice Commission examiners were sent into South Carolina Others will go into Jackson Miss to take over the task of registering Negroes to vote In all examiners were sent into 6 counties in Mississippi 3 in Alabama 2 in South Carolina and t in Louisiana This brings to 32 the number of counties where examiners have been di rected since the voting law was signed Aug 6 The additions were the larg est number to be announced at one time SAME DATE1964eU BUck FUr Death J4 Heun   

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