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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North Iowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 10S MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST II 1HS 10c a Paper Consliti ol Two Associated Preu Full Lcau No 154 1500 riot in suburb of Los Angeles Batter police with stones 10 injured and 15 arrested LOS ANGELES un easy calm settled Thursday over a Negro neighborhood torn for eight hours Wednesday night by a rioting crowd of 1500 A crowd gathered when a white policeman arrested a Ne gro and accused him of drunk en driving The crowd got out of hand after the man was jailed Hooting jeering young people according to one of ficer by general rebellion against authority rather than any specific cause threw stones bottles and bricks at po liceman and passing cars More than 100 police finally restored order before dawn Six teen officers and at least 15 ci vilians were injured none seri ously Scores of cars and sever al buildings were damaged and there was some looting And 2i persons were booked on various charges 11 of them juveniles Thursday morning the scene in the almost solidly Negro com munity of Watts on Los Angeles Southeast Side was littered with broken glass stones bricks and boards Knots of young Negroes stood on corners or strolled up and down discussing Wednesday nights excitement and specu lating about tonight One teenager who wouldnt give his name told a newsman Anyone with any sense will slay out of here tonight be cause were really going to show those cops California Highway Patrol Of ficer Lee Minikus said the af fair began when he investigat ed a citizens complaint of a reckless driver and halted a car at 122nd Street and Avalon Boulevard about pm Minikus said he arrested Mar quette Frye 21 and gave him a sobriety lest which he failed Twenty or 30 persons gathered he said but all was peaceful un til Fryes mother Mrs Rena Frye 49 arrived and began to berate her son Then the patrolman said Frye refused to submit to ar rest swung at him the mother jumped on his back and tore his shirt and the crowd swelled to 200 and began shouting and cursing Minikus said another officer produced a sawedoff shotgun the crowd retreated and the of ficers left the scene with the Fryes The crowd kept growing be came unruly and soon rocks were flying at other police called to the scene before Mini kus left The rocks were flying at any car including those driven by Negroes The outbreak appeared com pletely spontaneous There had been no previous similar out bursts in the area It came on a hot sultry were in the mid90s during the day and cooled only slightly aft er drew many people into the evening air TV CAMERA CAR WRECKED IN RIOTING Decision on 135 near A decision on the route of Interstate 35 through North Iowa should come within the next 30 days Harry Bradley Jr chairman of the Iowa Highway Commission told the Globe Gazette Thursday Bradley Derby Thompson of Burlington another commission member and Chief neer L M Clauson were in Washington DC earlier this week for a conference with Rex Whitton administrator of the US Bureau of Public Roads and members of his staff We are rechecking some information and should be ready with a decision within 30 days said Bradley Iowa Highway Commission engineeis have been studying alternate routes for Inter state 35 through North Iowa since last her All alternate routes would pass between Mason City and Clear Lake commission the Bureau of Public Roads announced Tnat it J had rejected a proposed corridor of 135 along Highway 69 The highway commission staff and Bu1 reau of Public Roads have been going over re sults of the study in the last few weeks If Lift 70 Altering policy on U N dues UNITED NATIONS NY UP Arthur J Goldberg opened a round of diplomatic talks Thursday amid expectations the United States is aban doning its attempt to deprive the Soviet Union of its vote in the General Assembly because it refuses to pay million in peacekeeping assessments UN diplomats expect Goldberg to unveil Monday a revised US policy before the General Assemblys committee 33 nation committee on peacekeeping operati o n s Some Republican members of Congress are certain to object Goldberg the new US am bassador to the UN was ex pected to confer with delegates on possible ways to solve the crisis caused by refusal of Rus sia Fraricc and 11 other nations to pay their peacekeeping dues Goldberg told newsmen in Washington that President John son probably will decide by Monday what the US policy will be on the UN dues issue He said the Presidents deci sion will show whether the ad ministration intends to drop its demand that the assembly ap ply Article 19 of the UN Char ter This calls for suspension of the assembly vote of countries two years in arrears Goldberg said he had been sounding out members of Con gress on the UN question Aft er conferring with delegates in New York he and Secretary of State Dean Rusk will work up recommendation this weekend for Johnson gives OK to union issue Sign bill on Hoover history site WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson honored the mem ory of Herbert Hoover Thursday with a relative handful of prom inent sev eral score who had been invit the ceremony Johnson had asked all five liv ing Republicans who have ru ftff president from Alf Lando to Barry Goldwaler to atten the Hoover ceremony and the watch Henry Cabot Lodge tak the oath as ambassador to Sout Viet Nam None of the five waspresen Johnson read a telegram fron one former President Dwigh D Eisenhower who expressed regret that a longstanding com mitment to attend the profes sional Golfers Association Tour nament in Pennsylvania made it impossible to attend Under a hot sun in the White House rose garden Johnson signed legislation creating the Gen MacNider gets invitation Gen Hanford MacNider of Mason City Minister to Can ada under President Herbert C Hoover received a White House invitation to a Thursday ceremony honoring the mem ory of Mr Hoover but was not able to attend MacNider is a trustee of t h e Herbert Hoover Birthplace Foundation WASHINGTON The Sen ate Labor Subcommittee Thurs day approved 71 the adminis ration bill to repeal Section 14 B of the TaftHartley Law which allows states to ban the union shop The group put into the bill a provision to protect persons with conscientious scruples against joining a union on re ligious grounds But it rejected farreaching amendments of fered by its Republican mem bers Sen Pat McNamara DMich said he did not know when the bill would be taken before the full Labor Committee He noted there is a jam of ad ministration legislation in the committee Also under consider ation by the committee now are a broad higher education bill and a measure to expand min imum wage coverage TRIBUTE TO HOOVER President Johnson autographs an album of Herbert Hoover com memorative stamps during a White House cere Photofax mony Thursday in which he signed a bill honoring the memory of Hoover 200acre Herbert Hoover Na tional Historic site in West Branch Iowa where Hoover was born in 1874 and was bur ied last October Johnson who many times ha referred to himself as presi dent of all the people said Hoover knew that you want to be president and should be pres ident of all the people Paying tribute to Hoover and Eisenhower for having raised higher the standards of non partisanship of this office John son said the partisan spirit is an alien spirit to America The President said that with Hoovers death last fall at the age of 90 we felt the loss of something good and honest and uniquely American Among the Republicans at the affair were Senate GOP leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois House Republican leader Ger ald Ford of Michigan and Ei senhowers brother Milton GTSs 1st six hours to be most exciting CAPE KENNEDY Fla AP The Most of the excitement and flight suspense of next weeks Gemini 5 flight may be packed into the first six hours when Air Force Lt Col L Gordon Cooper Jr and Navy Lt Cmdr Charles onrad Jr will attempt the worlds first space rendezvous with a satellite they call the Little Rascal In disclosing details of the flight plan Thursday the Na tional Aeronautice and Space Administration said the rendez vous maneuver would be con ducted from the second to the fifth orbits It will be a rehear space agency was scheduled said the to start Thursday at 9 a m CDT from Cape Kennedy with a Titan 2 rocket serving as the booster Gemini 5 is to settle initially into an orbit ranging from 100 to 219 miles high 43 miles higher than any US astronaut has flown but short of the Soviet record of 307 miles sal for the scheduled in Gemini 6 flight October during which Navy Cmdr Walter M Schirra Jr and Air Force Maj Thomas P Stafford are to try to link up their spacecraft with another satellite Editorials 4 Clear Lake news 7 North Iowa news 8 Society news 91011 Sports 1314 Mason City 1417 Latest markets U Classified pages 2071 Shaggy letter story troubles officials WASHINGTON was the man in the postmaster gen erals office said at first the same old shaggy letter story An elderly Idaho woman re vealed Wednesday she had re ceived a picture post card she had written and mailed to her mother from Iowa 59 years ear lier The card apparently never delivered was in perfect condi tion These crop up every two or three weeks said Ira Kapcn stein special assistant to Post master General John A Gro nouski and everybody has a good laugh at the expense of the post office Kapenstein said the post of fice investigates most of the longlost letter reports and in 99 per cent of the cases we find out it wasnt our fault So Mrs Henrietta Miller 75 of Bruneau fdaho is in select company Thursday Her letter Kapenstein admitted after a check looks like its legiti mate Its mine all right Mrs Miller said in a telephone inter view I was only 15 when I wrote that card It was the first time I left home She wrote the card while visit Ing in Pleasantville Iowa to her mother Mrs J H Pinkston of Hot Springs Idaho six miles from Bruneau The card depicted the old Chi cago post office now being de molished It said Best wishes to you all I was happy to see it Mrs LETTERS Please turn to 1 The flight Is to last 191 hours i3 minutes just seven minutes shy of eight days and will end with a landing in the western about 500 miles south west of Bermuda Cooper and lonrad are to circle the globe 121 times The lime would break the world record of 4 days 23 hours 6 minutes held by Soviet cos monaut Vnlery Bykovsky The JS record set in June by Air orce Lt Cols James A Me Divitt and Edward II White II s just one minute short of four dnys Cooper who made a 34hour light in the Mercury program and who seeks to be the firs nan to orbit twice and Conrad will cnrry their rendezvous sa ellite with them packing it in an equipment section at the of the spacecraft The sa teUite is called REP for Radar Evnluntion Pod During orbit No 2 2 hours and 7 minutes after launching Cooper will press a switch anc explosive devices will kick the 76pound REP into a separate orbit alongside Gemini 5 Then command pilot Coopei will switch the Gemini 5 orbi so the craft gradually falls be hind the satellite to a distance of about 52 miles Then using a radar system an onboard com puter and jet thrustcrs Coope will begin chasing the REP across the skies If there are nc hitches he should catch it dur ing orbit No 4 moving to withi 20 feet of it siege Reef missile hits U S jet SAIGON Viet Nam US and Vietnamesa troops lifted the 70dayold siege of Due Co Thursday Powerful units launched operations to wipe Viet Cong from the jungles flanking 40 miles of highway which that Special Send Gl pay bill to President WASHINGTON AP Con gress completed action Thurs day on a billion pay bill for the nations servicemen and sent it to President Johnson for signing Although the measure woulc authorize pay increases of more than twice what the administra tion had wanted Johnson was expected to accept the billion figure approved unanimouslj by both Senate and House The House completed action by voice vote accepting Senate changesin the bill the House originally passed July 20 That eliminated any need for a Sen ateHouse conference to work out the differences Chairman L Mendel Rivers DSC said he met with his House Armed Services Commit tee this morning and we agreec the Senate amend Photofax LODGE SWORN Cabot Lodge is sworn in Thursday at the White House as US Ambassador to South Viet Nam Administering the oath of office is Secretary of State Dean Rusk The cere mony took place in the Rose Garden to accept ments Under the bill American mil tary men may get a total month ly pay increase of about mil lion as early as September The Senate passed its bil Wednesday with 89 yes votes The raises would go to and reserve personnel in th Army Air Force Navy Marini Corps Coast Guard Geodeti Survey and Public Health Serv ice Chief differences in the ver sions passed by the two houses were in how the pay raises should apply to commissioned officers warrant officers and enlisted personnel with more than twoyears service Weather outlook Fair and warmer Thurs day night lows in upper 60s Fair and hot Friday highs 9096 orces camp is situated lear the Cambodian fron ier In a shot down by a surfacetoair missile about 50 miles southsouthwest of Hanoi A military spokesman said the downed craft was n a formation of four of tha singleseat lighweight jet bomb ers The pilot was presumed killed The spokesman said the area was outside the range of known antiaircraft missile sites in Morth Viet Nam He would not elaborate but it was believed his indicated the missile fired from a mobile unit US troops of the 173rd Air borne Brigade and the 2nd Bri gade of the 1st Infantry Division backed up government battal ions of a relief column that reached Due Co Wednesday night The Americans had flown Tuesday and Wednesday to Plei ku 2nd Corps area headquar ters in the central highlands as the relief column neared its goal 30 miles southwest of Plei ku A patrol of US paratroopers made a brief contact with guer rillas Thursday at the village of LBJ Will get out of S Viet if not wanted WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson witnessing the oathtaking of Henry Cabot Lodge as ambassador to South Viet Nam said Thursday the United States never would un dertake sacrifices in that coun try if Its help were not want ed and requested Johnson thus added his voice to a round of official clarifica tions that have followed pub lished reports that Lodge gave senators secret testimony that the United States would keep its forces in South Viet Nam even if their withdrawal was requested by the Saigon govern ment Lodge added his voice to the chorus of clarification earlier in the day telling a reporter I didnt say that Ill tell you that The reports that Lodge hac said American troops would stay in South Viet Nam even if unwanted had precipitated con LBJ Turn to Page 2 Plei Ya Ho Shots were ex changed but when the para troopers charged in they found only frightened villagers No Americans were hit during tha shooting Speaking of the downing of the Skyhawk the spokesman said the three other planes of the flight returned safely and reported it was hit by a missila from the ground He added that no enemy air raft were sighted in the area and no other groundfire was eported except that which hit he plane The weather was re ported clear No parachute was seen the spokesman said and the miss ng pilot was presumed killed It was the second reported downing of an American plane over North Viet Nam by an an iaircraft missile A US Air Force F4C Phantom jet was shot down about 40 miles west of Hanoi on July 25 and tha 3entagon attributed this to a surface to air missile Two days later the Pentagon innounced that Air Force jets lad bombed the missile site rom which the Phantom had Deen downed as well as another VIETNAM Turn to Page 2 SAME ;