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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Catholic village is ruined Buddhists in fit of anger boss gives up post to still DA NANG South Viet Nam AP Rioters and looters predominantly Buddhists vir tually demolished a Roman Catholic community of about 3 000 inhabitants in this coastal city Tuesday Several hundred South Vietnamese troops with armored personnel carriers looked on passively Despite the troops and the presence of the commander ol the Vietnamese 1st Division Gen Nguyen Chanh Thi at least 15 more houses were burned to the ground A dozen had gone up in flames Monday senior US Army adviser to Da Nang Col John H Woh ner of Canton Miss in a fury at Vietnamese commanders foi their failure to halt looting tele phoned the US commanding officer Gen William C West morcland in Saigon for inslruc lions Hut Americans stayed out o the fight which unfolded only a few hundred yards in front o the US enlisted mens com pound that was a target of rio ers Monday One side of the little commu nity faces the city of Da Nan and the other faces the Soul China Sea By nightfall most of the rts dents had fled the hamlet an were in sampans riding offshor for safety Demonstrators looted hou after house setting each to tl torch A pull of smoke from In sacked village finally bega pvishing back the largely Buc dhist crowd A soldier fired o short burst from his subm chine gvm apparently in the air and troops finally moved into the stricken community Most of the little towns resi dents are Catholic refugees from Hanoi who came to South Viet Nam after the Communists took over North Viet Nam About half the men are in the Vietnamese army Most of the others are fishermen LBJ to eat beef from North Iowa By CHARLES WALK North Iowa News Director DBS M O I N E S President Johnson in the near future is going to be sitting down to a steak dinner from a steer bred and raised on a Hancock County farm This came about Monday when the Iowa Democratic Party pur chased a 1 160p o u n d steer belong ing to La Donna G r e i man Garner at the baby beef sale at the Iowa Slate Fair The North Iowa steer however isnt the one the D e m o cr ats originally planned lo purchase as a gift for the President They had scheduled to buy the grand SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Maj Gen Nguyen Khanh gave up the title of presi lent and his dictatorial powers Tuesday under the angry de mands of students and Buddhists for an end to military rule He was expected to stay on how ever as the actual chief of the USbacked government The 37yearold strong man may resume the premiership he dropped after the revolutionary military council elected him to the presidency 10 days ago Or he might have himself reelect ed president of a revamped regime He retains command of South Viet Nams armed forces Jubilant student leaders told The Associated Press that Khanh had agreed to hold a new election for chief of state and that the military council would then be dissolved Student leader Ton Thah Tue said he had been in telephone contact with Khanh at the presi dential office building and Khanh said he was willing to Revoke the charter he pro mulgated Aug 16 that gave him sweeping powers Have the military council hold a new election for the chief of state conceivably reelect ing Khanh Dissolve the council after the election and set up some new form of government An aide in Khanhs office said that this version was essentially correct It docs not mean the aide said that Khanh has re signed his power as chief of Viet Nam The deputy premier for econo my Nguyen Xuan Oanh told The Associated Press that the new move means Khanh no longer is either president or premier The military revolu tionary council will be called into an urgent session Tuesday night he said to elect a new chief Khanh probably will be re named premier Oanh said The junta then will dissolve itself and a new junta comprising civilians as well as military men will be organized As the news came from the presidential office building a cheer rose from a mass of demr onstrators outside They em braced each other and waved their banners wildly The government conceded nearly every derand posed by the political groups students Buddhists and military factions opposing Khanh The government pledged it would create mobile field courts to deliver instant justice to corrupt officials and of the defunct Can party O late President Ngo Dinh Dkm The situation in Saigon was confused but the danger of im mediate noting in the capital apparently passed wUh the gov ernment statement Tuesdays demonstration was the biggest against the govern ment since the founding of the Vietnamese state in KHANH The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 2S 1964 IlUc This Paper Conslsli of Two One Associated Full No U9 Urgent Demo unity try Focus on North Photofax BAD FOR Falls SD Policeman Max Madsen examines one of several welded nails he found along roads in the Sioux Falls stockyards area while on patrol in connection with the National Farmers Organization livestock withholding action Meat prices may be on rise champion of the baby beef show Hereford exhibited by Doug Simons Marcus When however the bidding on the Simons slcer got beyond the available funds the Demo crats settled for the Greiman steer The reason the Democrats wanted the Simons steer is be cause Johnson is a Hereford breeder He will have lo over look this when he sits down to a meal from the Greiman ani mal however because it is an Angus group Clarence Metcalf Nichols At Doluth brother of Mrs Albert Metcalf Monday said Kelly Iowa Democratic com millcewoman handled the bid ding on the steers for the party He said funds for the bidding came from the Iowa delegation lo the National Democratic Convention in Atlantic City NJ Metcalf paid 30 cents a pound for the Grciman steer This means LaDonna 16 daughter 01 Mr and M r s Bernard Bud Grciman will receive for CORNING AP House wives were paying higher prices for meat in some cities Tuesday as the National Farmers Organ ization continued to withhold cat tle from markets in 23 states Meat on the hoof was bringing he highest prices in more than a year for those who did sell However receipts were down at major markets as the holding action entered its fifth day Mid west packing plants were laying off employes NFO President Oren Lee Staley al the organizations na bringing their stock to a weekly auction Monday and persuaded some not to sell The usual turn over was believed cut about 60 per cent Milwaukee police said a shot was fired at a suburban inter section where pickets stopped a Lruck but there was no agree ment on whether the driver or a demonstrator fired it No one was hit Johnson strong in Iowa Hawkins views work in future ATLANTIC CITY AP If he election were held today heres no doubt that Lyndon Johnson and the Democratic party would carry Iowa But unfortunately the elec tion is not being held todav and our parly faces a kt of work said Iowa Democratic chairman Lex Hawkins of Des Moines Hawkins a member of the Iowa delegation to the Demo cratic national convention said in an interview there are many Republicans and independents in Iowa that feel Barry Gold water shoots from the hip on foreign policy and vascillates on the domestic issues dayto day Who wants man with his finger ready to trigger the atom ic bomb The principal campaign issue Hawkins said will be a compar ison between Johnson and Gold record since he has become president vs Goldwaters irresponsibility Hawkins said there are good indications that Johnson would swing through Iowa at least once during the coming cam paign Bui when and where I dont know he added Hawkins also plugged for Sen Huberl Humphrey of Minnesota for the vice presidential nomin ation Humphrey would help John son carry Iowa and would adc strenglh to the ticket He Hum sheriffs office said a trucker re ported a shot fired at his truck Monday near Winona It was not hit A crowd of about 200 persons turned away Ihree Irucks carry ing hogs to the National Tea Co packing plant at Fergus Falls Minn raise prices toward the end of iowa NFQ President Earl Ric The Winona County Minn phrey is well known in Iowa ional headquarters here said rc ail price increases at this stage would be unjustified But he said it appeared that retail oullels will take unfair advantage of the situation and IOWA Continued on Page 2 Inside The Globe the week Meanwhile sporadic incidents of violence occurred as truckers tried lo deliver meat animals despite the holding action In most cases officials did not link the violence specifically with the NFO or any other digcr consulted with Staley and canceled his call for a repeal Monday of Sunday nights dem onstration at Sioux City when a crowd estimated by police at COMPARING platforms her animal Minn retailers fresh beef and pork cuts were up as much as LO cents a pound In Boslon two grocery chains National Stores and Stop and meat prices are likely lo go up later this week Retail price boosts of Ihrcc lo six cents a pound on pork loins were reported al Evansvillc Ind more than 500 gathered There were reliable reports that NFO officials feared the demonstration would be infil LaDonnaV never broke into the champion ship circle at the State Fair it wasnt far behind It was the GREIMAN Continued en 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Fair throoflh Cooler Tuesday night in Warmer Wcdnts in tew Weather details V NFO members massed at many marketing places Monday to try to talk truckers out o delivering animals The announced NFO policy is to hold out for its price goals o a hundredweight for No and No 2 hogs for choici ecf caltlc and a hundred veight for sheep It seeks con racls guaranteeing thes rices the same goal as in 196 vhon it conducted a 33day hold ing aclion By Monday prices for hog reached at Chicago and Im ianapolis and at Omaha Prime steers brought Chicago a Omaha an at Indianapolis At Charlotte Mich about 20 NFO members met farmer NFO Continued on Page 2 GOP Dem Page 3 SIGN OF TIMES An unidentified worker finishes a sign in the official paint shop of Atlantic Citys Convention Hall which reads Welcome Vice President Humphrey No one would say who or Luci Example of LBJ energy Pliotofax dered the sign nor how many would be painted Sen Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota has been mentioned as the most likely nominee for the vice presidential nomination ATLANTIC CITY NJ AP Luci Johnson made a whirl wind entry into the convention scene dancing the frug walking the Boardwalk and applauding the convention keynoter The first of the Johnson fami Editorials Society news 6 Mason City news 8 ly to arrive here 17yearold Latest markets North Iowa news Sports news Clear Lake news Farm news Comics 10 1M2 13 H IS Transit timetable It Classifed pages1617 9 Luci sampled lobsler and frozen custard Monday and looked over the occanfronl home her family is lo occupy She seemed to find everything salisfaclory and to go lo work Tuesday with friends at the headquarters of Young Citizens for Johnson The Presidents daughter told TeenDems and Young Cit izens anything they could do from licking envelopes lo run ning errands would help her fathers campaign She said she came pitch in too because she realized my generation has responsibilities Luci put off the work for a while though to look over the sights She signed autographs picked Kennedy reveals hell battle Keating in N Y NEW YORK Ally Gen Roberl F Kennedy declared his andidacy Tuesday for Ihe Dcm jcralic nomination lo Ihe U S Senate form New York a nom nalion considered already in his pockel Kennedy formally began his irst campaign for elective of fice at Ihe side of New York Mayor Robert F Wagner the stales No 1 Democrat The attorney general issued his longexpected announcemcn1 from Gracic Mansion Wagners official residence The mayo returned to the city from thi Democratic National Convention I Allanlic City for Ihe occa ion Kennedy met headon the is sue of his residence I shall devote all my cfforl and whalevcr lalcnls I possess o the slate of New York This I pledge If New York Democrats nomi nate him next Monday Kennedy said I shall resign from the cabinet to campaign for elec tion Kennedy seeks the scat oc cupied by Sen Kenneth B Keating a Republican who has announced for reeleclion Mrs Clare Boolhe Luce has said she might run as a Conservative parly candidate for the same office The attorney generals wife ilhcl was wilh him as he an nounced All lhat President Kennedy stood for and all thai President Johnson is trying to accomplish all the progress that has been made is thrcalencd by a new and dangerous Republican as sault the attorney general said No one associated wilh Prcsidenl Kennedy and with President one com milled lo participating in pub up LBJ bullons and went shop ping in two stores along the oceanfront Her only purchase a pair of rope and lealher sandals size 6 medium They probably will come in handy on Ihe campaign job Tues day A lecnworker advised the Prcsidcnls daughlcr lo wear flal shoes and a dirly dress when she rcporlcd for head quarters duly Luci was supposed to wait until Wednesday to come here with her mother and sister Report progress is made Seating still is problem ATLANTIC CITY c r a t i c peacemakers signaled Tuesday they are making sub stantial progress in trying to steer the partys 1964 conven tion away from a Southern storm that could rock President Johnsons good ship unity Sen Hubert H Humphrey of ere there and everywhere in his cfioils to keep the harmony Johnson that he was very encouraged that a set tlement could be reached in the sharp dispute over seating of two rival Mississippi delega tions The President working long distance from the White House has been trying to stamp out the fire before the dispute en gulfs other Southern states Humphrey made his an nouncement through his press secretaiy after meeting ail morning in his hotel with of ficials of the credentials com mittee and others With time growingshort and suspense heavier President Johnson was reported to be holding off on choosing Hum phrey as his running mate be cause of some evidence of Southern opposition See Story On Page 2 And the White House said lata Tuesday that the President has not made up his mind as to when or how he will announce his choice AT Pholofax KINGSIZE David T Lawrence Lynda 20 But she begged to chairman the credentials committee of the Demo come ahead and flew in to open the Young Democrats head cratic convention in Atlantic City scratches his head as he announces the committee still hasnt solved quarlcrs and attend their dance the vexing problem of what to do about the Missis As the convention plunged into its second day it still had to deal with the dispute over tha Mississippi seats and finish deal ing with another wrangle in volving Alabama The rebel Alabama delegates who refused to sign a pledge to support the parlys nominees were told to surrender their credentials Only 13 members of the dele delegates and seven alternates have signed tha pledge but Monday night all the Alabamians brushed past guards and took their seats any way When they returned lo their hotel a telegram was awaiting them from David Lawrence chairman of the credentials committee asking them to sur render their passes There was no immediate deci sion whether they would Every delegate from Ala bama those who look a loyalty oath and those who refused took their seals They kcpl them after repealed polilc orders from convention officials that tiiose who had not signed a loy alty pledge must step aside Step aside meant Retting out of the scats The unpledged delegates about 32 said they would leave the hall If or dered lo do so but they would not give up their scats They were not ordered to leave where she prowess in demonstrated her doing the frug sippi delegation contest lie sit on the sidelines with so much at stake version of the twist in which she excels Wearing coal and dress of pale blue lo match her eyes wilh a pert while bow on her black hair Luci climaxed Ihe day by laking a fronl row scat in the presidential box at the conventions opening session and applauding the speakers Mass arrests of Communists in New Delhi NEW DELHI Inda W More than 2500 Communists protest ing against food shortages and rising prices have been jailed in Indias biggesl mass political arrest since independence Sixlecn hundred demonstra tors were arrested Monday on the first day of a fourday tionwide protest a government spokesman said ;