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   Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - May 14, 1964, Winona, Minnesota                                Occasional Cloudiness, Showers Tonight; Cooler Friday WINONA DAILY NEWS RISES SETS FULL MOON MAY U 109th of Publication WINONA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 14, IW4 TEN CENTS PER COPY TWSNTY-TWO PAGES Seat F ets Ext Redistricting MAINTAINS NEUTRALITY A smil- ing former President Dwight D. Eisenhower turns around to leave newsmen after Holding an informal news conference on the train platform In Harrisburg, Pa., upon his ar- rival from t vacation in Palm Springs, Calif. Eisenhower said he Is going to re- main neutral on the Republican choice for a presidential nominee .but does not know what he would do if the convention becomes deadlocked. (AP Photofax) Key Senators Agree On Civil Rights Plan By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) Sen- tte leaders face the task today of winning support for a batch ef compromise amendments timed cracking tto long civil rights stalemate. Key Republican and Demo- cratic senators agreed on the compromise package Wednes- day after their sixth meeting with Atty. Gen. Robert F. Ken- nedy. the next step will be an ef- fort by the leaders to sell the proposed changes to their rank- and-file members at party cau- cuses-on Tuesday for Re- publicans, and probably for the too. The big question is whether the amendments, which restrict the scope of the House bill, will make it possible to win over enough senators to invoke clo- ture and thus shut off the South- ern oratory blocking action on the measure. Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen appears to have the tougher task since conceded Rochester Bank Head Arrested, Short MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A alleged mishandling of more prominent Rochester bank pres- than in depositor's funds. tdent who resigned two weeks ago was charged Wednesday April 29 as president of the with a three-count complaint for Northwestern National Bank of Rochester, a Northwestern Ban- Lodge Leads Last Poll In Oregon By LOms HARRIS PORTLAND, Ore. As the Republican presidential primary in Oregon goes down to the wire, Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge assured of win- ning victory over five other opponents. The latest results, in polling ing ending Tuesday even- Gop Preference May II May 3 ..35 ....24 Lodge Rockefeller Nixon ..........11 Goldnatcr .....16 Smith Scrantoo 2 40 19 22 14 I 3 The Lodge vote has fallen off but no one candidate has been the single recipient of these losses. Rather this elec- tion seems to have turned into a Lodge vs. the rest of the field contest, with the American am- bassador to South Viet Nam holding a rather solid lead and Rockefeller, Nixon and Goldwa- ter vying for second pi act well behind. Over the weekend, Rockefel- ler at least temporarily sup- planted Nixon in second place after running third earlier. Such bobbing up and down is unus- ual in elections, but not in pri- maries where preferences are not so deeply held. But at no time has the New York gover- nor come close to passing Lodge. In effect, Henry Cabot Lodge appears likely to end the Ore- gon primary where he began and close to where he was last week ss the most popular and the least unpopular of the prominently mentioned pros- on the'draft" for "their manpow- pccts for the Republican prcsi- er needs during July, the Penta- dentinl nomination. gon said. Edward H. Lundquist, 50, quit corporation affiliate. Leigh J. Gard, tssiiUnt dii- trict attorney, said Lundquist had admitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he had converted to his own use the sums of and taken on three separate occasions from one large ac- count in the bank, which was npt identified. Gard said Lundquist had of- fered to make restitution of the funds reportedly used in backing developments he has in Mexico, including a manganese property and a brokerage company. I.nndqgisl had headed tbe bank since 1961. He had joined the staff of the then Union Na- tional Bank in 1947, only shortly before it was taken over the Minneapolis based bank chain. A native of Nashua, Minn., Lundquist earlier had been em- ployed by banks at Fergus Falls and Thief River Falls. The banker was active in Ro- chester business and civic af- fairs and is a director of Meth- odist Hospital, the Kahler Corp., Rocheser hotel chain, and the YWCA. He also was a trustee of Luther College, Decorah, Io- wa, which he attended for three years earlier in life. Gard the evidence prob- ably would submitted to Federal Grand Jury, meeting in Minneapolis soon. July Draft Is for WASHINGTON an Defense Department Wednesday ordered the drafting of g.ooo men for the Army in July. This is more than the piM.ic-j June quota but fewer than and close to where he was last the quotas for April ind May. The Marine Corps.'the Navy and the Air Force will not draw he must produce 25 of the 32 Re- publican senators if cloture is to be achieved. The Democratic leaders must produce either 41 or 42 of their 67 members. There are 18 South- ern Democrats and one Repub- John C. the group opposed to the bill. Assistant Democratic Leader Hubert H. Humphrey, the bill's floor manager, pointed out that cloture coald be achieved with 41 from his side if only 99 sen- ators vote, as seems likely. Sen. Clair Engle, D-Calif., is ill and is not expected to be on hand. To impose cloture requires the votes of two-thirds of the sena- tors present. Humphrey said that, even If the package wins wide accept- ance at the conference next week, an attempt will no', be made to invoke cloture immedi- ately. "We will first have to take the floor and explain the amend- ments he said. Humphrey said he now be- lieves that the amendments would be offered in the form of a substitute for the eniire House- passed bill. This would have the advantage of acting on them with one vote. New Copters Take Over In Viet Nam WASHINGTON CAP) The Army has virtually completed withdrawal of creaky, old "fly- ing banana" helicopters from South Viet Nam and has re- placed them with new turbine powered choppers. Informed sources told The As- sociated Press today that the last of the old and combat-bat- tered CH21 helicopters, called flying bananas because of their shape, should be out of Viet Nam within 60 days. bine engine are in Soulh Viet Nam. Minnesota River Near Flood Stage By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Minnesota 'River approached flood stage in the Carver Shakopee Savagej area today as a result of recent heavy rains. A further rise in the stream can be expected through Satur- day, Joseph Strub, Minneapolis Weather Bureau hydrologist, said. He added that river area firms and residents should be concerned if heavy rains fall between now and May 21. Some lowland pastures were awash in some areas, Strub said, but no major industrial damage has occurred. Some Savage area firms were using pumps to clear seepage water. The Minnesota was about a foot under flood stage at Sav- age. The rise between now and Tuesday will be slow, Strub said. Once the crest is reached it will hold for several days, making the stream susceptible to any heavy rains. From St. Paul to Guttenberg, Iowa, the Mississippi will crest at a stage ot about three to four feet below flood level between now and Tuesday, Strub said. South Viet Nam Can Win, Says McNamara WASHINGTON tary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, returning from an- other trip to South Viet Nam, said today' he would be happy to report committee there. The House to a congressional on the situation Armed Services Committee has indicated it ex pects MeNamara to appear to discuss complaints of obsolete equipment, and to report on the general outlook of the protract- ed war in the Southeast Asian country. McNaman was asked by newsmen how long thinks the war will last. He replied that it will be "a long war, a hard path to victory will be long." He said, however, that "I firmly believe that persistent execution" of plans will lead to eventual success. The Pentagon chief also told newsmen plans are being devel personnel force in a few months. McNamara iild ind Gen Maxwell D. Taylor, chairman isters reported today. of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dis- vi tJiaLl, C Ul ill IIIIQ 1C I The changeover has been in cussed with U.S. officials in ros Kostopoulos agreed to medi- progress quietly for months and Viet Nam the program of re- stion on condition that it would more than 100 of the UH-l tur- placing the present T38 and B26 not be confined to the Cyprus bine pnsine heiimntprc already planes with the Navy-designed dispute but would cover all Skyraider aircraft. Supreme Court Ruling Ends 3-Year Dispute MADISON, WIs. consin Supreme Court, in an un- precedented move, reapportion- ed the state's political district! today to give Milwaukee Coun- ty 25 Assembly seats. The ac- tion climaxed a three-year im- passe between Democratic gov- ernors and Republican-control- led Legislatures. The action is the first of its kind in the nation and the only time a Wisconsin Supreme Court has drawn new legislative boundaries to meet constitution- al requirements. In allotting the state's most populous coiinty one more As- sembly seat than it now has, the court rejected a contention by Gov. John W. Reynolds that Milwaukee County deserved 26 seats. The disagreement over wheth- er Milwaukee should have 25 or 26 seats was the reason (or the stalemate between Rsyn- THIS TYPE SHIP SHELLED CUBA Cuba's Fidel Castro claimed Wednesday that a ship of this type, the 174-foot motorship Rex shown in West Palm Beach, Fla., last October, stood off the shore of Port 6f Pilon, Cuba, Wednesday and shelled its sugar mill. A Cuban exile organization, the Revolution- ary Recovery Movement, claimed a com- mando and guerrilla attack held the port for three hours against Castro's armed forces while up .4 jugir mill. (AP Photofax) Fighter Crashes Into Las Vegas, Five Killed By MIKE GAVIN LAS VEGAS, Nev. Five persons died when an F105 fighter plane plunged into a new housing development where housewives were hanging out laundry and children were play- ing on a sunny afternoon. Moments af t e r takeoff Wednesday from nearby Nellis Air Force Base, the jet lost al- inta the tract. The plane ex- ploded, spewing flames over, a wide area. Seven dwellings were destroyed. Five blocks away, 800 chil- dren were attending classes in Lincoln Elementary School. They were not endangered. The plane plummeted (o earth at the far edge of the develop- titude, wavered and then knifed ment, just short of a cleared Greeks, Turks Yield to NATO oped to more than double the HAGUE   Greece personnel of (he Viet Nam air and Turkey today to ac- cepl mediation by the NATO secretary-general of their bitter dispute over Cyprus, a source at the North Atlantic Alliance's spring meeting of foreign min- Greek Foreign Minister Stay- phases of Greek Turkish rela- THEY WANTED JANE'S AUTOGRAPH While members of Philadelphia's Saints and Sinners club crowd around Singer Jane Morgan to get her autograph, Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwaler, left, Republican aspirant, with hands at a luncheon in Phil- adelphia The GOP campaigner did sign many luncheon programs but the men ap- peared to be paying more attention to the blonde entertainer here. (AP Photofax) lions. Greece is upset by recent Turkish seizure of the property of Greek nationals living in Tur- key and expulsion of a number of them. Turkish Foreign Minister Fer- idun Cemal Erkin had accepted a mediation role for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Wednesday. But Kostopoulos until today had argued that the Cyprus dispute was not a NATO matter, the position held by President Makarios of Cyprus. The agreement avoided ma- jor crisis in ths alliance. The festering quarrel between NATO's easternmost members threatened to undermine the al- liance'i whole southeaslern flank. Three Dead in Tannery Blast PEABODY, Mass. men were known dead, and at least four others were injured today when an explo- sion followed by fire wrecked a tannery near the center of the city. The bodies of three workmen were found on the first floor of aiulllla m. Gnecco and Gnlk Tanning njght 50-55. High Friday 70. Cnrn. nfant ei-cm DC firA fAovxwl J area the pilot-was fighling to reach. The dead: 1st. Lt. Raynor L. Hebert, 26 pilot, of Port Arthur, Tex.; Betty Lau La Dane, 31, and her daughter, Teresa, 3; two chil- dren of the Paul Lowry family, Derwent, 3, and Josephine, S months. Aside from Hebert, all were residents of the tract. In five days Hebert would have gone on 27 days leave. An unidentified (ruck driver gave this account: "I was rounding tie corner and could see the plane coming in nose up and tail down. It struck the first house with the tail aflame and skidded across the rooftops lo other homes." Two weeks ago, in an inter- view, Brig. Gen. Boyd Hubbard, Nellis commander, had warned contractors that building homes close to the air base was "court- ing disaster." The development is seven miles away but in the path of runways, those on the scene said. Its homes are in the price range. Vincent Ronde, another eye- witness, said that when the plane hit "it was like a bubble filled with water. It was just a big splash. I saw two women hang- ing out clothes where it hit. They disappeared. I heard s woman scream. There was a tremendous heat wave. I'll never forget that scream." Authorities evacuated a 20- square-block area upon learning the plane carried six small prac- tice bombs and 20 mm can- non rounds, Hebert, an Air Force spokes- man said, was on an air-to-air gunnery practice mission. The first hint of trouble was Hebert's report to the control tower that his landing gear would not re- tract, the spokesman said. WEATHER FEDERAL FORECAST WINONA AND VICINITY Occasional cloudiness tonight and Friday. A little warmer to- night, colder Friday. Chance ot scattered showers or thunder- storms likely tonight. Low lo- plant even as fire roared through the six-story building. Four injured men were taken pital. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 hours ending at 12 m. to- to the Josiah Thomas Hos- day: Maximum, 69; minimum, 38; noon, 64; precipitation, none. Changes in Area Districts 10th district, now con- taining Buffalo, Dunn, Pep- ifl, Pierce and St. Croix counties, has been changed to cover Buffalo, Pepin Pierce, Muraett, Polk and St. Croix counties. Robert Knowles, (R-New Rich- is Incumbent sen- ior. lives in St. Crolx County, Trempealeau County will be moved into the 31st sena- torial district, which will include Eau Claire, Jackson and Monroe. Trempealeau !s now in the 32nd District with La Crosse and Jack- son. Raymond Bice (R-La Crosse) is the senator. No change in assembly districts arrived by press time. Robert I. Johnson (R- Mondovi) represents Buffa- lo, Pepin and Pierce coun- ties, and Merlin J. Peterson (R-Black River Falls) Trempealeau and Jackson counties. olds and legislators over i apportionment plan. The coprt earlier declared no- constitutional State Senate and Assembly districts which havg. existed since 1954, and the job of providing new boundaries went back to the court after Reynolds vetoed the last plan offered to him by tha Legisla- ture. The Senate- reapportionment puts incumbents in competition in the 17th and 31st Districts, but the senators involved ara holdovers and will not have to stand for re-election until 1966. The 17th now is represented by Sen. Gordon Roseleip, R- DarTlngton. The new district takes in Richland County, home county of Sen. Jess Mil- ler, R-Richland Center, who now represents the 17th Dis- trict. In redrafting the 31st District represented by Sen. Earl Leva- rich, R-Sparta, the court in- cluded Eau Claire County, ths home community of Sen. Davis Donnelly who represents tbs 28th District. The realignment mean) Don- nelly will not be able (o run for re-election from the 28th Dis- trict this November since Eau Claire County will be represent- ed until 1966 by Leverich, who picked up the county in the re- districting. Only senators representing even-numbered districts must stand for re-election in even-- numbered years. The rula makes Leverich a holdover and puts Donnelly out of the Senate for at least two years, unless he decides to change his address to another district. In the Assembly, the court added one seat (o Milwaukee County to give it 25, two seats ta Waukesha County for a total of four and one scat to Outa- gamie County for a total of three. To make the four seats avail- able, the court took one seat from Douglas County to leave Domocrats Reino Perala of Su- perior and Charles Bouchard of Brule competing for re-election.   

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