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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 13 1H4 UOc Paper Consist of Two Ont Legacy left by dead man His fight continues By Hie Herald Tribune Newi Service NEW Schwcr ncr Andy Goodman and James Chancy are dead killed in Mis sissippi killed because they tried to fight for equal rights for Negroes But the fight they were wag ing continues the Congress of Racial Equality the group they were working for is carrying on its operations in Mississippi Part of the legacy the mur dered trio leaves are reports the Schwcrners Mickey and his wife Rita sent to CORE offices in New York from their office in Meridian Miss Here are ex cerpts from a few of them Feb 3 We have gotten to know more of the young people in the community as the original few have brought up their friends we have acquired new books for the library and our classes have grown more stable We have rented a house at the cost of a week It has four large clean rooms and will house a considerable number of people We bought second hand beds and mat tresses and other essentials and Feb 22 more about Meridian There has been a hiracial committee for many years although certainly not the most active organization It seems our presence in town has frightened the while community and they want to meet with is to find out what we are going to do We were not permitted to meet with the biracial com mittee but we have been in vited to sit on the strategy com mittee of the Negro contingent I feel that several of the Negro leaders in Meridian are looking for some excuse to move on and if they want to use us as the excuse fine March 8 Went to church last Sunday with 2 Negro girls to a white church we had been invited to by the Has been a great deal of community reaction Several members of the congregation have threat ened to leave the church Yesterday the police picked up Mickey This is the first time He was at the book counter at one of the chain stores when a plainclothcs detective ap proached him and asked him to come to the police station Mick asked what he was charged with and the answer was Nothing now but I will charge you He went to the station where he was ques Cold blast Injunction halts teamster picketing 40 men affected by action A temporary injunction Thurs day afternoon hailed picketing by St Paul Minn teamsters at the Lehigh Portland Cement Co plant 2500 N Federal Picketing was started at am by members of Teamster Union Local 975 Employes ol Mitchell Transport Co Inc who haul cement for Lehigh re fused to cross the lines The Mason City drivers bers of Local 828 arc mem Pliotofnx SYMBOL OF COMMUNISM Two East Ger man guards their eyes alert for refugees trying to escape over the wall to freedom in the West stand atop the Berlin Wall a 3yearold obstacle which has grown to become a symbol of Red domination Berlin Wall has its 3rd birthday tioncd for 15 minutes and released without being charged We believe that this harassment is due to nervousness built up in because of our church visit We expect more similar treatment in the near future April 23 The Schwerners wrote to CORE in New Orleans to ask that James Chancy be made a paid staff worker James Chancy is 21 and a na tive of Meridian they wrote Since the office was established here long before any of the three of us arrived in town he has been working full time doing whatever work was necessary James worked with Mick building shelves An AP Special Report By GEORGE BOULTWOOD BERLIN AP It began three years ago Thursday with a few strands of barbed wire being dragged across the streets of downtown Berlin Now the Redwall dividing the city is a massive bloodstained death trap with a depressing air of permanence The Communist regime began to build the wall after more than three million East Ger mans had fled to the West The refugees were pouring over the open frontier at 1ic rate of 2000 a day Then it was just a question o crossing the street or taking a subway ride The wall blocked 377 streets William Reed of the transpor company told the GlobeGazett that the St Paul teamsters ar apparently objecting to Maso City Jrivcrs hauling cement in to Savage Minn He said the are contending that St Pai drivers should be making th Mason CityMinnesota runs Reed said about 40 of his rivers are affected by the ac ion Lehighs production is not affected by the picketing since t also hauls cement in railroad cars Ray Clough attorney for Mitchell obtained the injunction from Judge John F Stone in Cerro Gordo County Distric Court The injunction is to re main in force until further or dec of the court Named as defendants doughs petitions are Emil Pe terson James Smith Walte Faust and all other membei and employes of Local 975 Reed said his firm is not ii volvcd in any labor dispute I charged that picketing was i violation of t h e contract b tween his company and t ZSA ZSA GABOR ANGRY CITY F1L Pool full of sand Zsa Zsa tigh loading books painting He has canvassed set up meetings gone out into some of the rough rural counties to We and the subway stopped running between East and West The es cape hatch was closed The eight crossing points kepi open for foreigners and Wcs1 Germans arc strongly guarded Daring East Germans arc stil risking their lives to escape bu now they come over mostly in ones or twos At least 53 1 avc been killed and 34 injured in attempts to breach the wall Another 52 died on the 800mile frontier between East and West Germany Nearly 20000 East German have escaped since the wail wa make contacts for us consider James part of the Meridian staff and he is in on all major decisions which arc made here James has never so much as asked us to buy him a cup of coffee though ho has no means of support We believe that since long ago he accepted the responsibilities of a CORE staff person he should be given the rights and privileges which go along with the job POST ELECTED DALLAS flVBraniff Airways directors have elected Troy V Post Dallas financier chairman of the board North Iowa Weather outlook Increasing cloudiness and warmer Thursday myhl lows in lower Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms a link warmer FrMay in lower TVs Weather details Paee 2 I built amazing number con sidering the formidable obsta cles Whole rows of houses hav been demolished to clear a ficl of fire for the guards Aparl mcnt blocks on the border hav been evacuated and window bricked up Western experts estimate lha Wreaths placed on Berlin Wall BERLIN AP West Gc mans paid homage Thursday to the memory of 53 persons who died trying to flee across Ihe Communist wall that has divided East Berlin from West Berlin for the past three years Mayor Willy Brandt laid wreaths on memorials along a part of the 26mile wall on its third anniversary He also hon ored 52 other persons who paid with their lives attempting to cross the Iron Curlain border between East and West Ger many million worth of union He said the and barbed wire have been constitutes a secondary on the wall and on around West Berlin The the petition asking for the of manhours has been the company says will continue to West police have counted if permitted to continue trenches and dugouts and loss and damage to watchtowcrs around the Transport Co and wil mile city limits In these the company to be in lan 10000 East German of its contract to carry diers keep constant transport the cement oi watch with orders to shoot West German police say the led Guards have used their high road pons 833 times They have observed the arrest of 1798 on old sons apparently planning to in Iowa There may have been many more out of sight inside Communist territory Security controls around Berlin begin many miles from the border Planning to leave East Germany without official permission is a crime A West State Highway Commission officials said Wednesday that Iowas soaring traffic toll can be blamed in part on motorists driving new cars at modern speeds on highways designed for the traffic of refugee group calculates that prison terms totaling 12000 years have been handed down y Communist courts for years ago Carl Schach planning engineer for the commission said the commission is doing all it can to remedy the situation by ning or helping escape Not all the Red guards new highways and rebuilding older ones as rapidly THE possible were always behind Continued on Page said LBJ did free WASHINGTON tfi W h i t when asked whether flic House press secretary specific orders to the fleet were Rccdy said Thursday available Johnson has not authorized Well I dont want to engage of nuclear weapons in in any debate with Sen Goldwa in the matter the prcs Rccdy said this in reply to secretary said We certainlj barrage of questions have looked over all the state ments the President has mad LOS ANGELES AP Im a Hungarian freedom fighter shouted Zsa Zsa Gabor and Im going to fight Looking beautifully ferocious Zsa Zsa stormed the City Hall Wednesday Why she demanded had the city torn down her three chim neys and filled her Olympicsize swimming pool with sand They didnt tell me about it said Zsa Zsa I was in Eu rope The chimneys and pool were all that remained of her lion hilltop mansion in the plush Bel Air section of Los Angeles after a disastrous brush fire swept the area in 1961 The City Department o ing and Safety said it ha Zsa Zsa three orders sii February to have her i cleared The pool and cl endangered life and pr said the city I have hired architc Williams to design a ne for me Zsa Zsa told U ing and Safety Com We were going to chimneys and pool But the city after the extensions let a tract to have the cleared last Tuesday They did it in two said Zsa Zsa I wish I for two hours wor Operation not needed for Kennedy BOSTON Edward M Kennedy DMass will not require an operation on his back which was broken in a plane crash June 19 a team of doc tors said Thursday Dr Herbert D Adams sur geon in chief of New Englanc saTd BaPtist Hospital said the young cst brother of lint late President John F Kennedy is making ex ccllcnt progress a really re markable recovery The doctor said however that Kennedy will have to spend six months in the stretcherlike frame in which he is immobi lized He has been in an ortho pedic bed ever since the acci dent Dr George Hammond an or thopedic surgeon estimated that sometime in January Ken nedy will be able to return to adult activity Dr Adams said that recent Xrays of Kennedys back in jured in a plane crash June 10 show an excellent alignment of the fracture and positive evi dence of healing All of his nerve reflexes have returned to normal all muscle functions are normal and on he present regular pro gram of exercises and physio therapy he is gaining strcngtl rapidly Kennedy has recovered from all other injuries he suffered in he crash the doctor said Early hi arrive a N Although the North Iowa Fair doesnt officially open until Fri day a couple of hundred Ccrro Gordo County farm youths got the jump on the rest of the fair goers Thursday Designated as entry day for ie junior exhibitors at the fair hursday found the fairgrounds rowded with livestock trucks ringing animals to the grounds Actually the trucks started oming to the grounds Wcdncs ay night By the time the junior how coordinators Robert But er and Spencer Williams called t a night more than 150 of the xpectcd 230 baby beeves were cddcd down for their weeklong lay at the exposition The reason for the early nr ival of the baby beeves is that from remarks of Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater Wednesday that Johnsons orders to the 7lh Fleet to retaliate against at tacking North Vietnamese PT boats could be interpreted to mean the commandcrmchicf had authorized use of nuclear arms Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Secretary of Defense Rob ert S McNamara denounced this as unjustified and irrespon sible And Reedy followed up to and all of the supporting pa pers We know of nothing in these statements or in any of the sup porting papers that would be relevant to nuclear weapons or that would authorize the use of nuclear weapons and we would be very much interested is knowing what is being referred to And he said Thats right in BARRY Continued on Page 1 Inside The Globe ANYWAY saved ai hour Iape 0 licy are first chedule when o the public Friday morning Hdging in the baby beef de on the judging the gates open Mississippi to lift race ban in low grades B1LOXI Miss AP Regis tration for the first desegrcgat cd public school classes in Mis sissippi will take place Fridaj in this Gulf Coast resort city partme 8 am As es started they IK a coup hibitors honors Hercfoi Acres their z noon how i ompet ays 3 Amoi pots a hursd lall an arol S mist v ng in home pared 1 This is er of In tl Senteh busy oom i of con ime 1 hall al ral e place On t and be in pi with Thurs Editorials 4 Society news 478 Comics North Iowa news 10 Sports news 1112 Latest markets 14 Mason City news 1415 Clear Lake news U Fridays sclv FRIDAY S t W SHOWS ON I 8 baby beef judging 9 textile judging followt judging horticulture judgii 8 stock car races ;