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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 17, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Violence dwindles in LA Negro district By BOB BURNETT and JERRY RANKIN LOS ANGELES AP Vio lence dwindled Tuesday in Los Angeles vast Negro district af ter six days of rioting which Evangelist Billy Graham called a dress rehearsal for a revo lution Police reported streets in the 46squaremile area were desert ed throughout the night At a field command post Capt Dale Steck said It looks like we can expect little action dur ing the day but well continue a show of force to prevent out breaks Graham after a helicopter tour of the riot area told news men The racial problem will be solved more peacefully in the South than it will in the North He called the violence which has taken 33 lives in Los Ange les a dress rehearsal for a rev olution and added If 30 or 40 cities became ensnared in this king of havoc at the same time it would take the armed might of the United States to quell them In midmorniug police gave this picture of slowly dying vio lence From 6 pm to midnight Mon day night they received 39 re ports of shootings From mid night to 3 am 14 reports Aft er that no reports of shootings and only a few calls about loot ing Just before 3 am two nation al guardsmen were hurt one critically when a car crashed through a roadblock Police said the driver not a Negro was jailed Courts processed the first of more than 3000 suspected riot ers arrested Food markets opened and clerks some wearing pistols sold food as troops stood guard City and county offices were opened buses rolled again mail delivery was resumed and cleanup crews tackled wreck age left by six days of turmoil Gov Edmund G Brown de clared the riots ended But 15000 National Guards men still held the 46square mile heart of theLos Angeles Negro district sealed within a perimeter of guns Said Gov Brown The Na tional Guard will remain here until the streets are safe Attacks by snipers and fire bomb terrorists on white sec tions of Los Angeles dwindled although there were sporadic reports of firing Brown said Monday Guer rilla fighting against gangsters continues The governor an nounced Monday night he would appoint a sevenmember com mission to investigate underly ing and immediate causes and means to prevent recurrence of the riots An 8 pmtodawn curfew re mained in effect in the area during the night Guardsmen and police kept people from the streets and halted cars at scores of roadblocks Police Chief William H Park RIOT turn to 2 w n n Rejected antiriot program LA Chicago both said no The newspaper that makes alt North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 17 1965 HOc a Paper Consists of Two Associated Press Full Lease Wires No HO WASHINGTON AP Riot torn Los Angeles along with Chicago refused to join in a summerlong federal program designed to avert racial strife it was learned Tuesday Government sources said Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty and Chicago Mayor Richard J Da ley were the only two of 11 city leaders who refused to join the thensecret program A fulltime federal official has been assigned to each of the oth er nine cities since the begin ning of the summer The project was launched by President Johnsons Council on Equal Opportunities The federal men assigned to carry it out come from the Com munity Relations Service an agency which seeks to mediate racial problems These men are on duty now in the other cities involved Bos ton New York Newark Rochester NY Detroit Cleve land Oakland Calif Philadel phia and Gary Ind Originally Los Angeles and Chicago were to have participat ed too Officials said the 11 cit ies were chosen as potential trouble spots The federal men have sought to expedite government pro grams designed to combat pov erty At the same time they have tried to serve as channels of information among officials and minority groups So far the nine citiesserved by the project have not had ma jor racial disturbances When the program was set up during April and May the gov ernment consulted the mayor of each city involved In Los Angeles and Chicago one official said the mayors re plied they felt any racial ten 30 die in jet explosion sions could be handled on local level the As federal officials surveyed causes of the Los Angeles riot ing the White House reported that Johnson has anticipated everything that can be done to overcome the social and eco nomic ills he blames for the vio lence But there are no miracle workers in this field said Bill D Moyers presidential press secretary Abomb ban plan rejected Russia says no to offer GENEVA AP The United States presented the Western draft of a treaty to halt the spread of nuclear weapons to the 17nation disarmament con ference Tuesday The Soviet delegate rejected it The draft put forward as a joint Western initiative and placed before the conference by US delegate William C Foster was hastily drawn up after the Western Allies failed to heal a sharp split within their ranks over the proposed North Atlan tic nuclear force Soviet chief delegate Semyon K Tsarapkin told newsmen there is no possibility of the Soviet Union signing the treaty if the West goes ahead with its H Atlantic nuclear force plan or anything like it which would include West Germany Tsarapkin said he has asked the United States for clarifica tion on this issue Gross asks dismissal of election suit Limit on pheasants is reduced t OELWEIN State Con servation Commission set a re duction in the daily bag limit and shooting hours for pheasant hunters this fall The daily bag limit will be two cock birds possession limit six and hunting hours will be am to 4 pm during the season which runs from Nov 13 through Jan 2 There had been agitation for a shorter season or reduced bag limit because of reports of heavy winter kill of birds especially in the northwest portion of the state The entire state will Ibe open except for an area south of Highway 92 from Knoxville to Muscatine and east of High way 60 from Knoxville to the Missouri line Squirrel season will be Sept 11 to Jan 2 and rabbit season from Sept 11 to Feb 20 Bow and arrow deer season will be Oct 16 to Dec 5 and the shot gun deer season in the short zone Dec 11 and 12 and in the long zone Dec 11 through Dec WASHINGTON AP Rep H R Gross RIowa filed amo tion with the clerk of the House Tuesday for dismissal of what he called the capricious election contest initiated by Stephen M Peterson his Democrat oppo nent in last years election Clerk Ralph Roberts will for ward the request to Speaker 14 AG AUTHORITY DIES STANFORD Calif Vladimir P Timoshenko 80 world authority on agriculture and food problems and profes sor emeritus at Stanford Univer sity died Sunday John W McCormack DMass for transmittal to the House Administration Committee Gross said that since Peter sons testimony has been print ed there is no reason for further delay and that he hoped the elections subcommittee of the House Administration Commit tee would act promptly on his motion Production of industry up in July WASHINGTON AP The nations industrial production rose sharply in July and the Federal Reserve Board attribut ed it to a high volume of out put of steel business equipment and automobiles It was the ninth straight month for an increase in the output of the countrys factories and mines The board fixed the climb at eighttenths of one per cent In other areas the board said the manufacture of busines equipment increased 4 per cent construction activity remaincc high and retail sales increased North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Wed ntsday Lows Tuesday night in the Ms Cooler north Wednes day highs in mid to upper 80s Weather details on page 2 Airliner plunges into lake Plane bound for Chicago CHICAGO United Air Lines jet airliner with 30 aboard plunged into Lake Michigan Monday night and the first bodies were recovered Tuesday The victims were not identified immediately The plane bound from New York to Chicago disappeared in a blinding flash and a roar of explosion northeast of Chicago The lake water depth there ranges from 150 to 200 feet James Seymour m radio oper ator at Crystal Lake 111 re ported intercepting a message from the Coast Guard Cutter Woodbine that four bodies had been recovered Earlier the cutter reported sighting debris and some lug gage The Woodbine is one of several vessels searching for possible survivors among the 24 passengers and crew of 6 The Boeing 727 threeengine jet presumably crashed into the lake killing the 30 aboard The spokesman said the Coast Gnard reported that they spotted Two lowans aboard jet BOTTOMS group of youngsters at a Memphis Term swimming pool find an effective method for escaping temperatures Photofax from warm Bread tax provision out of farm measure WASHINGTON AP The ouse Tuesday takes up the ad linistrations farm bill its path moothed by a decision to drop critics called a cs in the cotton section only a little less controversial than the embattled wheat provision price of bread would have gonc up perhaps two cents a loaf Quie had told a reporter car DES M O I N E S w o lowans were a b o a r d the United Air Lines jet airliner which crashed in Lake Michi gan Monday night They were identified by the airlines as Kalman Musin 43 Des Moines lawyer and Donna Miller 73 of Cedar Rapids Mrs Miller was returning to Cedar Rapids as a represent ative of Fashion Dress Inc Her two children had been staying with her parents Mr and Mrs Raymond Rarey of nea Iowa City the debris and luggage about 15 miles in the lake off Waukegan 111 about 45 miles north of Chi cago The Woodbine stationed at Grand Haven Mich was one of several boats making a search Thunderstorms broke out dur ng the early morning along the orth shore of Lake Michigan HOBO Hardrock Kid Mislen of Trenton NJ was crowned king of the G5th annual Na tional Hobo Convention at Britt Tuesday Shown from the left with the new king are Marie Mushro of Sioux City who will represent Iowa Hardrock in the Miss America Pageant Mari Hardy of Sioux City who will repre sent Iowa in the Miss Universe Pag eant and Nancy Bahnsen of DeWitt Iowas Favorite Farmers Daughter queen reigns at Britt Hobo Day By DAVE McMILLEN Hardrock Kid Mislen of Trenton NJ was crowned Hobo King Tuesday in a hotlycontested election The Hardrock Kid was elected on the third ballot winning over Richard Pennsylvania Kid Wilson Also campaigning were Gene Slow Motion Shorty ic provision bread lax The decision reasury carry the burden of igher payments to wheat grow rs was reached Monday night at a session in Speaker John W VIcCormacks office Designed to win back big city Democrats who had threatened o jump the tracks on the bread ssue it brightens President Johnsons chances of one more legislative victory He has yet to e beaten on a major bill this session This pulls the rug out from those who have been talking about a bread tax said Rep Harold D Cooley DNC chair man of the House Agriculture Committee The conferees among them Secretary of Agriculture Orvillc L Freeman and Lawrence F OBrien the Presidents top liaison man with cided also to make four chang V This should take out most ofjlier We have the votes to pass the objectionable features of theimy amendment Cooley said to have Now fn a twistf Cooley will offer on the House floor the amendment to the wheat section a Minnesota Republican Albert H Quie had readied Providing for the Treasury payments at a cost estimated Plenty of heat will be trained on the bill however The House Republican Policy committee for instance has blasted the farm program as not meeting the needs of the farmers con sumers or taxpayers The GOP group objects to the ampering the search It had passed a weak weather ront successfully and was in Imost calm atmosphere with good visibility when the blast viped it off the airport radar crecn One of those aboard was Clar ence L Clancy Saycn a Seat at million it had the sup port of Northern Democrats who feared that otherwise the Conference hall burns in Algiers ALGIERS AP Fire early Tuesday damaged part of the conference hall the Algerian government built for the Afri can Asian conference The hall near the outskirts of Algiers was damaged by a bomb explosion in late June just before the summit meeting was originally scheduled to begin The conference was postponed until November omnibus approach for besides wheat and cotton the bill also deals with feed grains wool dairy products and cropland adjustment The bill left Cooleys commit tee calling for a 50cent increase to in the 75cent cer tificates millers now must bu with each bushel of domesti wheat BULLETIN CHICAGO AP Twonuns a woman and seven children were wounded Tuesday by shotgun fire into the play ground of a Roman Catholic school on the south side Parker of Kansas and Tim Connecticut Slim Moylan of Tcrryville Conn There was a total of seven hoboes in Britt for the C5th an nual National Hobo Convention Those besides the king cancli dates were Texas Slim the Ok lahoma Kid and Toledo Slim In the spirited election the Hardrock Kiel was elected unan imously by a crowd estimated at 2500 Slow Motion Shorty was eliminated on the first bal lot applause Connecticut Slim was Ihcn eliminated Before the final bal Ic Wash businessman who as president of the Air Line Pilots Association for nearly 11 years had worked unstintingly for air safety legislation Sayen a brmer pilot left ALPA in May 1962 Friends and relatives waiting at the airport to greet those aboard received their first inti mation of disaster when they were directed to the air lines red carpet room a plush salon normally reserved for digni taries Newsmen who sought to inter view relatives were barred from the salon by security guards Those who tried to talk to wait ing persons before they were closed off were fended away by air line employes lot the Pennsylvania Kid ant the Hardrock Kid were again COUNCIL delays oneway traffic plan Page 17 Editorials North Iowa news Clear Lake news Society news 101 Sports 131 Mason City news 161 Latest markets 1 Comics1 Farm news 1 Classified pages 20 ailed to the microphone to give econd speeches The Pennsylvania Kid first j speak told the crowd He Hardrock is a desert rat Hes rat all right from anywhere es a nogood trash If you ant to elect him king then go ricad Then Hardrock retorted I ont know the man Ive been ver 50 states and Ive never een him before If I am elected king Ill see that all hoboes are gentlemen Following the election the Pennsylvania Kid attempted to protest but was overruled He refused to shake hands with the Hardrock Kid I refuse to shake hands with a rat Prior to the election a mo ment of silence was observed HOBO Please Turn to Page2 Doctors look over spacemen CAPE KENNEDY Fla two US astro nauts who will blast off Thursday for a record eight lays in space spent hours Tuesday under the scru flight surgeons and specialists The last major physical examination before launch or the Gemini 5 flight will provide the baseline or normal medical data against which the flight experi ence will be judged A relaxed veteran of 34 hours in space Air Force Lt Col L Gordon Cooper Jr and his energetic space companion Navy Lt Cmclr Charles Conrad Jr are finely honed for their bid to set a new world endur ance record in space Late in the day they were to join the rest of the Gemini team to review the status of the mission with everything reportedly going smoothly including the weather in critical areas at least for the first two days of the flight The weather items were not of major concern but lurking in the backs of the minds of the space flight planners was the fact that this is the beginning of the hurricane season for the southern United States ;