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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Marine The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors in Viet Total at 8000 DA NANG South Viet Nam A new landing of US Marines brought the total num her of leathernecks in South Viet Nam Wednesday to more than 8000 guarding American installations and personnel Light rain fell as a battalion of 1400 Marines moved ashore from the transports Henrico Union and Cook and the new amphibious assault ship Van couver A landingparty commande said the operation was routine Rain and low clouds delayed for several hours movement o the Marines by helicopter tc Phu Bai airport 35 miles the north near the city of Hue The weather lifted late in Ihe morn ing and the troop movemen began About the same time govern mcnl troops launched a helicop ler assault on a company of Vie Cong about 12 miles south of the Marines landing beach Initial reports said a govern in cut ranger and five Viet Con were killed and two ranger were wounded The Viet Cong made no at tempt to interfere with In Marine landing Three govern mcnt rangers were reportc wounded and several guerrilla killed hiring a clearing opera lion in the area Tuesday Taking up positions aroun Hue the new arrivals will guar an important air strip there and provide security for approaches to bustling Da Nang air base the staging area Cor many of the US and Vietnamese planes striking against North Viet Nam The Marines waded ashore took up defensive positions on the beach and then began to relax Some of the Marines in full combat gear took photographs of their buddies They declined to give their names or hometowns saying they were under orders not to Uilk to newsmen Arrival of the 3rd Battalion of the 4th Regiment formerly sta tioned at Hawaii put four bat talions of Marines in the Da NangHuc area in the extreme north of this warlorn country The Marine buildup began Feb 7 when the 1st Battalion Marine Hawk antiaircraft mis siles was ordered from Oki nawa to protect the Da Nang air base Early in March two battalions of Marines were brought in as additional security for the base and the Hawk bat tcrics A third battalion arrived over the weekend The Marines also have two companies of combat helicop ters in South Viet Nam and a squadron of 18 F4 jet fighters the 1800milcanhour Phantoms at Da Nang Area farmers eligible for disaster loans Farmers in eight North Iowa counties including C e r r o among those in GO state counties now eligible for lowinterest loans to replace or repair equipment and propert destroyed or damaged by flooc waters North Iowa counties con cerncd arc Cerro Gordo Frank lin Hancock Karelin Kossuth Winnebago Worth arid Wright Oft Me inside Editorials Society news 891 North Iowa news 2 Sports 252 Comics 3 Clear Lake news 343 Mason City news 383 Latest markets 3 Classified pages 45444 Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL 14 1965 UUc a Paper Consists ot Four Associated Preii Full No 54 Floods hit St Paul hard Mary Zrostlik James Sheehy most courteous n Warm friendly smiles and cheerful greetings are the trade marks of Mason Citys Friend liest Most Courteous employes They are Mary Agnes Zrostlik teller at the United Home Bank and James R Sheehy furnish ings buyer and salesman for Gildncrs They are the winners from among 1717 different employes nominated by North lowans They received the greatest num ber of votes and have been awarded savings bonds each In this edition of the Globe Gazette are the 1717 charier members of the Courtesy Club listed according to the alphabet Also inside this edition is the Service Honor Roll listing em ployes according to their years of service Miss Zrostlik 320 1st SW will have completed 12 years of service with United Home Bank and Trust next month Born and reared at Duncan she attended Britt High School and later taught rural schools in her home vicinity Sheehy and his wife Esther have four children Dilo Ros2 14 John Edward 12 Thomas James 8 and Maurice Stephen 6 The family lives at 514A N Washington He has been with Gildncrs for the last two years and has spent more than 20 years iivthe mens clothing business in Mason City Both winners are members of Holy Family Catholic Church Listed alphabetically below are the next 25 women and 25 men in the voting They will re ceive honorable mention certif icates Viola Abrams Style Shoppc Nina Albcrtus Raizes Corinne Brunner County Court House Donna Christiansen Piggly Wig gty No 2 Eunice Cookman Larsons China Gifts Naomi Decker Park Clinic Gladys Fiala the Hub Marian Fiksc Good Samaritan Home Lcona Funk Food City Linda Heathcrton Piggly Wig gly No 1 Lcili Hedrick Good Samaritan Home Hazel Huso First National Bank Beth Stalk er Farcway Leone Krieger Euttrcys Flo Magnuson Lund bergs Fran McCoid Piggly Wiggly No 1 Gilda Sinn Osco Drug Nellie ODonncll Songer Grocery Kathryn Percy Morol Jewel ers Edith Thompson Palace Theater Doris Tubbs Piggly Wiggly No 1 Ann Van Blari com Damons Mrs Earl Welsh Mercy Hospital Irene Wildebor Brit vens Ethel Wooldridge Mutual Federal Dennis Abrams Mason City Furniture Daryl Albaugh St ClairStarks Gerald Angel Post Office Virgil Allen First Na tional Bank Ed Bailey Cliftons West Anthony Bcrmann Good Samaritan Home Robert Casey Schukei Ford Roc Wavis Osco Drug Chris Dcspcnas Hritvcns Merl Har ris Scars A L Lundquist Farcway George Mathews Piggly Wiggly 2 Ralph McCar ron KHpto T a v i d McCoid Piggly Wiggly 2 Marvin Peter son Safeway Don I1 i e r c e Borgers Grocery La Verne Robunl t m a n Mc Gregors Harold Schreckengost Boomhowci Hardware Robert Gates Piggly Wiggly 1 Frank Shima Raizes Henry Tageson City Hall William Werner United Home Bank Mike White Whites Standard Service Free Zerbcl Breeze Gas FRIENDLIEST MOST COURTEOUS Mary Agnes Zrostlik left and James R Sheehy center receive savings bonds from Ken Carey Globe Gazette local advertising manager They are winners in Mason Citys Friend liest Most Courteous employe contest Charged for assault on director of CORE BOGALUSA La AP A while man was under charges Wednesday of assault with a Blackjack on James Farmer na tional director of the Congress of Racial Equality Three other white men also have been charged in connec tion with incidents growing out of last Fridays civil rights march here led by Farmer arrests Tuesday night were announced Wednesday by Bogalusa Mayor Jesse II Cut rer Randall C Pounds 39 of the Bogalusa area was charged with the assault on Farmer The mayor said Pounds had the blackjack raised but did not ac tually strike Farmer A police man seized the blackjack Bill Alford 30 Bogalusa was charged with battery on Robert Price Negro Charles McClendon 33 and Lati more McNeese 35 both of Bogalusa were charged with disturbing the peace during Fridays march Photnfax ARTfSTIC REFUGE A huge mound of construction earth surrounded by flood waters of the Minnesota River presents a basrelief effect Heavy equip ment used in a project near a power plant was driven onto the mound to escape the rising waters in the MinneapolisSt Paul area Rights measure okayed Goes back to House DES MOINES AP owa Senate gave unanimou pproval Wednesday to a broac ivil rights bill passed carlie y the House The vote wa 70 The mcasurogocs back to th House for action on a Scnat mendment relating to cour procedure under the bill Senators of both parties spok or the bill which passed less ban an hour after it was called ip for debate No one spoke against it The measure would supple ment Iowas skeleton civil laws with an act prohib ting discrimination in many ields and creating commis sion with a professional staff for enforcement Gov Harold Hughes who ask ed for such a measure also has asked the legislature to appro Hial a year to operate he commission The appropria ion would be handled in a sep arate bill The measure would create a seven member commission vith members appointed by the governor with Senate approval The commission would have authority to hire a director and a staff to carry out its job Present Iowa laws prohibil racial or religious discrimina ion in employment union mcm icrship and use of certain pub lie accommodations The commission staff woulc receive and investigate com plaints of discrimination in All four defendants were re cased on bond each Cutrcr said 60 mcrchanl urned out Tuesday afternoon t egotiate with civil rights leac rs who threatened to pickc ores Wednesday unless mor nd belter jobs were opened 1 ualified Negroes The me tianls named a committee of 1 Cutrer said waited unt ight but no civil rights negc ators appeared It was a protest march in th nisiness area by the Civic an League that resulted fie disturbance Friday After failure of negotiators to ppear Cutrer said All they re trying to do is demonstrate They are trying to create a ituation and raise tensions in his community and develop ornething they can capitalize n Tension has been easy to reate in this southeast Louisi ana paper mill town of 22000 about 9000 of them Negro It is rigidly segregated area and the Ku KIux Klan is active Eighteen students from the University of California in Berk eley were reported en route to help the Congress of Racia Equality which backs the league these and other areas and also would study the extent of dis crimination generally in the state If conciliation and persuasion failed to end a discriminatory Iholofnx PRESIDENT SURVEYS TORNADO Johnson stands amid the rubble of the tornadowrecked Midway Trailer Court near Elkhart Ind as he toured the stormwrecked area Wednesday Twenty three died here Prepare for floods in Iowa By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Iowas concern over flood wat ers was concentrated Wednes day along the Mississippi River where the stream was building up slowly to a record overflow By the time the river reaches the crest coming down from the MinnesotaWisconsin border the Mississippi is expected to be seven feet above flood stage at Dubuquc in 10 days Barge traf fie has halted Preparations to handle the peak flow went apace not only at Dubuque but at Iowas pop ulous towns downstream Clin practicc the commission could order that illegal discrimination cease It could seek a court directive to enforce its order Other parties could appeal com mission orders to the courts North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with intermittent rain or showers and an occasional hundershower Wedn e s d a y night lows in the 40s Thurs day partly cloudy and turn ng cooler highs 40s north to 50s southeast ton Davenport Burlington SAME Muscatine and Keokuk The predicted crests will ex ceed previous record floods in 1952 Fivefoot high banks of sand bags have been built around businesses in the south part of Dubuque while further north dikes are being raised by the McDonald Manufacturing Co and the Dubuque Packing Co plant Flood stage at Dubuque is 17 feet The river was expected to go a foot over that Wednesday and to a April 24 crest of 24 feet on NO Photofpx TAKEOFFS OR LANDINGS Holman Field downtown airport for St Paul Minn is closed to air traffic and is inundated by flood waters of the Mississippi River The control tower is in center The MinneapolisSt Paul International airport is not affected Indict trio in Reeb death S E L M A Ala h r c e while men indicted on charges of firstdegree murder in the civil rights slaying of the Rev James Rcrb of Boston face a possible May trial Circuit Solicitor Blanchard McLcod said the trial will be placed on the docket of the reg ular session of Dallas County Criminal Court beginning May 10 Circuit Judge James A Hare however said their trial may not come up until October as there is a heavy docket for the May term The maximum penalty for firstdegree murder in Alabama is death or life imprisonment The jury determines the sen tence The men were indicted Tues day by a grand jury and arrest ed a few hours later by the sheriffs department They were released under bond each The men all of Selma are O Neal Hoggle 30 his brother William Stanley Hoggle 36 and Elmer Cook 41 A fourth man RB Kelly 30 was not indicted The three and Kelly also have been charged in federal warrants with violation of Reebs civil rights They had been free under city and federal bonds totaling each Rccb look part in civil rights activities in Sclma during the early part of March The white minister was beaten on a city street the night of March 9 and died two days later Hare told the grand jury hat racial troubles have created a state of national anarchy and insanity He reviewed Selmas racial unrest in a charge to the jury composed of white men At Montgomery Gov George C Wallace called a conference of Negro educators to discuss school problems with particu lar regard to dropouts He sent telegrams to presidents and directors of all slateoperated Negro institutions asking them tn meet with him in his office Friday Johnson surveys damage Mississippi on rampage V THK ASSOCMTKn TRKSS Flood conditions along he rising Mississippi River nd its tributaries wors ned Wednesday adding to he devastation of a Mid vest area still reeling from he disastrous effects of Palm Sundays barrage of ornadoes While President Johnson vas taking a personal look it the havoc wrought by w is tiers and spring floods n the Midwest the Red Dross announced at least 31000 persons were affect ed by flooding in Minne sota Wisconsin Iowa North Dakota and Illinois President Johnson took a look at the mauling Mississippi River near downtown St Paul and promised Minnesotans he will see what the federal government can do to provide quick and effective assistance to flood vic tims The President spoke briefly at the airport in a light rain noting that one of every seven Ameri cans has been affected by nat ural disasters in the past year He drove in a motorcade to a dike in St Paul and then re turned to the airport to continue his tour by going to tornadohit areas of Ohio Along the Mississippi in JUin nesota more families were being evacuated as the river inched higher hourly and was expect d to reach a record crest of 27 ect by Friday The river was p to 2465 feet Wednesday In St Paul population 350 00 businesses were shut down chools closed and transporta lon was crippled At least 11 deaths were aN ibuted to the flood with dam ge estimated at more than million The Red Cross cstimat d thousands o f families al eady have evacuated their omes Sundays onslaught of torna oes left an estimated 5000 per ons injured and caused dam ge in excess of S235 million At least a dozen separate tor adoes killed 127 in In iana 54 in Ohio 46 in Michi an 7 in Illinois and 3 in Wis onsin Twisters also touched own in Iowa causing some amage but there were no fa alities Most of St Paul was he river but south and east of he downtown section railroad ards the city airport and the basements of scores of induslri 1 plants lay under a widening area of swirling muddy ice crusted water Gov Karl Rolvaag estimated hat this years floods in Min nesota starting 10 days ago had already caused more than 20 million damage and before he waters recede 21000 persons vill have been made homeless orlyfive of Minnesotas 87 counties have been declared disaster areas Eleven deaths have been at ributcd to the floods so far The Mississippi River a tour st attraction at its source 230 miles to the north because a child can leap over it presented a growing threat to St Paul and dozens of communities down stream The St Croix and rivers and scores of smaller streams and lakes icejammed and swollen with rain and melt FLOODS Turn to 2 1 A ;