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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 27, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The news paper thot makes all North I o wans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 27 1W4 tlUc a ContUU ol Two Fut No 171 Humphrey see victory 115mph winds smashes Florida coast MIAMI Fla wi Hurricane Clco smashed Miami with sledgehammer blows Thurs day left the streets of the city looking like a battleground and then roared on northward up the heavilypopulated southeast Florida coast Broadcasting towers toppled Store windows exploded by the hundreds littering streets with merchandise and broken glass Fallen trees blockaded hundreds of streets No deaths wtrt reported but looter shot by police was in critical condition in a hospital County Manager Irving G McNayr saidhe would ask to have the city declared a disas ter area There was no estimate of damage to public buildings but McNayr called it quite se rious A veteran policeman aaid it was the worst storm since 1926 Numerous fires broke out and couldnt be fought in the 115 mile an hour fury of the wind One warehouse was destroyed at a halfmillion dollar cost Fires still were breaking out when the gray dawn revealed the raw scars of the hurricane Cleo howling and moaning up from the south slammed inlo Miami at am one hour later power failure plunged the city into darkness After crossing Miami he eye of Ihe hurricane moved on northward across Hallandale Hollywood site of Gulfstrcam Park Fort Lauclcrdalc Boca Ilalon and West Palm Beach Hurricane warning flags flew on the coast up to Cape Ken nedy and gale warnings were issued as far north as Daytona Beach By late morning winds of 105 miles per hour Chrysler is AUW target for strike were hitting in the West Palm Beach area At Fort Laudcrdalc a 20 by 40 foot sign over a snooping center vanished on the wings of Cleo Gusts strewed Irees and sand across roads and made Highway 1 impassable An automobile apparently caught by a gust turned on its side on a bridge that normally carries heavy traffic Several buildings which were being erected were knocked down to stages where a fresh start will be necessary At Hollywood Cleos rampag ing winds smashed the glass fronts of the luxurious Diplomat Hotels lobby and oceanfront rooms About 50 guests fled to inner areas ol the hotel ard bedded down by candle light in corridors with blankets and pil lows Cleos powerful winds pushed a railroad fricnghl car some eight miles from south of Holly wood to Fort Laudcrdalc The runaway car sheared off one side of the old Dania train sta tion and then collided with an automobile seriously injuring the driver an elderly man Officials said the Oania sta tion a frame structure had earlier been lifted to the edge of the tracks by Cleo There were numerous reports of fires at Ft Laudcrdale In one flames leveled a building being used to protect automo biles from the storm At Pompano Beach two per sons were trapped at the height of ihc storm when the wind crumpled their trailer home Rescuers got them out un harmed At Cape Kennedy six space rockets were lashed down and other hurried preparations made for the big blow DETROIT AP The United Auto Workers Union has singled ovit Chrysler Corp as its No 1 strike target in efforts to secure North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy Thursday night scattered showers and thunderstorms some locally heavy turning cooler with shifting northerly winds lows in mid 50s Partly cloudy and cooler Friday with showers and thunderstorms ending in the morning highs in upper 70s Weather details Page 2 new contracts for the nations lalfmillion auto plant workers UAW President Waller Rcu her told ncwsnen Wednesday night that the walkout at Chrys cr would begin at 10 a m Sept if no settlement is forthcoming y that lime Reuthcr said Chrysler Gener al Motors and Fore the auto ndustrys Big Three all had adopted a narrow selfish atli Ludc in negotiations and are denying workers their fair share of rccordbreaking profits The unions contracts with all three firms expire Monday bul Reuthcr said the strike deadline was set beyond Labor Day to allow several extra days at the PALMS DOWN HALTED motorist finds US Route 1 south of Miami blocked by palm trees after Photofax hurricane Cleo ripped them up with winds in excess of 100 miles per hour bargaining table avoid a walkout in efforts to Hormcl at Austin and Wilson and Co Albert Lea both were 25 cents a hundredweight lower ATTENDS SERVICES WASHINGTON WVP resident Johnson attended services Jackie greeted by convention North Iowa hog shipments normal Shipments of hogs from North Iowa were normal Thursday as indicated by the packer price quotations Jacob E Decker tcr Va for Mrs Anne Dougjat the airport Thursday when Sons Mason City held its pricehas Beverlcy Byrd wife of Sen she flew in for a reception in Demos acclaim ticket As convention nears windup ATLANTIC CITY ocrats close their convention and get a quick start on their a massive pep rally Thursday night honoring their new first B Johnson and Sen Hubert H Humphrey In speeches accepting Wednesday nights nominations the President and his running mate will outline the party legions tlieir plans for what Johnson called an overwhelm ing against Sen Barry Goldwatcr Then almost as soon as the curtain drops on their bedlam by the Boardwalk the Presi dent and Humphrey plan to lead for the LBJ Ranch in Texas to plot their autumn strategy There in the shade of the live oaks on the banks of the Pcdcrnales we will talk over our duty for the next few weeks said Johnson But before packing up dele gates and party officials will salute the Presidents 56th birth day with a fireworks spectacu lar and a huge party for some 4000 guests The First Lady started the party round Thursday morning with a postnomination cham pagne breakfast for the press where she tablehopped and talked of hitting the campaign trail herself for the Johnson Humphrey ticket Until Wednesday night the conventions course was dully predictable then Johnson gave Mrsit a dramatic turn by breaking HAPPY Hum phrey Minnesotas ebullient senator is a joyful man as he stands before the Democratic convention with wife Mu Photolax riel at his side after President Johnson namedhim as the man he wants as the vice presidential candidate ATLANTIC CITY to John F Kennedy was greeted a string of precedents Thursday morning in Winchcswilh a hearty round of applause Hubert A match for LBJ on hogs steady with Wednesday JHarry F Byrd DVa In er honor FOCUS on North Iowa at 5 at FLOYD COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NEARS COMPLETION Floyd County has new hospital Charles City has new problem By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director CHARLES Sale brick recently used as 70bcd hospi tal For details contact City Council of Charles City This want ad may never ap pear but it illustrates a rather unusual problem facing officials at Charles City The problem is brought about by the fact that the new 000 Floyd County Memorial Hos pital will be ready for occu pancy before Ihc first of the year Thnt means the old city owned Cedar Valley Hospital will be about as necessary as snow shoes in Hollywood Since the brick structure no longer will be need ed as a hospital what docs the city council plan to do with it As of right now the situa tion is under study accirding lo Walpcc Hladky council member who heads a commit1 tec appointed to look inlo the possibilities These future possibilities in clude A nursing home a voca tional or trade school an apart ment house a grade school civic building a sorai rest home and an office Act as administered by the Iowa building iState Department of Health Di vision of Hospital Services Of these Hladky says the That statute gives authority to the department of health to establish minimum standards for new construction of nursing structure Until nursmSnomc vocational or trade school seem lo have the most support The concept of establishing a nursing home is very popuhomes Existing nursing homes lar Hladky pointed out inas much as the building is designed this general type of activity However the committee is arc exempt under a grandfath cr clause These state officials take he position that our facility would discouraged by the unrealistic be classed as a new home and enforcement of the 1957 Nursing therefore subject to their adopt It seems unrealistic lo us hat a licensed hospital should je rejected while allowing nurs ng homes in old frame houses to continue operation It is our hope that our state legislature will pass an enabling act lhat will relax these re strictions with respect to previ ously accredited hospitals If the nursing home idea can not be worked out the voca tional or trade school proposal can look for solid support from city council and Charles Cit Mayor Lee Albaugh Karl Clancy and Fred Ncv on arc the two councilmcn fa The President had held on to his secret that Humphrey was s choice for the vice presiden al nomination until he was eady lo board a plane to Atlan c City Humphrey who had own to Washington at residents command was is side Taking the senator by the rm Johnson walked over to cwsmcn standing behind a bar ier and said Meet the next ice president The world thus learned of the election about three hours bc ore many delegates to this con knew that it had been nade No modern president had ever kept counsel about a run ning riale so long Johnson Humphrey and Sen Thomas J Dodd DConn who also had been summoned to th Vhite House from Atlantic City hen boarded a plane Johnson vatchcd on television whil ov John F Connally of Texa ilaced his name in nomination The reason for Dodds quic trip remained a mystery Th Connecticut senator said he ha told the president to include me out of consideration for the vice presidential nomination Speculation among high party officials was that the Connccti voring the establishment trade school of Photofax LBJ CALLS words flow out to officially end the suspense President Johnson tells the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City he wants Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota as a running mate Lady Bird looks on M By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst ATLANTIC CITY NJ AP Sen Hubert Humphrey more than any other Democrat in sight can match President Johnson in ceaseless energy and working with Congress It was hardly a coincidence that Johnson who Wednesday night told the Democratic con vention he wanted the Minneso ta senator for his vice presiden tial running mate let this known earlier in the week If elected he wants lo make more use of his vice president than any president ever did Rioters killed 3man rule in Viet Nam SAIGON Viet Nam itfi The bloody firing at joint Humphrey is a real pro in government Even the Republi can leader of the Senate Ever ett M Dirkscn of Illinois called him the most professional of professionals Humphrey has extremely broad support among Demo crats across the country al though not so much in the South which remembers he was the one who led the 1964 Civil Rights bill to passage in Con gress j Last July the Associated generalprcss conducted a nationwide triumvirate of generals to rule noon had swelled to nearly 4000 ruling military junta named a staff headquarters in the afterpoll among delegates to this convention on their vice prcsi Humphrcy this wartorn nation Thursday cut senator appointment had been offered as Attorney Gen as armed mobs roamed Uic city street battles raged ami hos pitals tried to cope with the dead and wounded from a bloody clash between troops and progovernment Catholic demon strators No accurate casualty total was available bul nt least eight and possibly 10 or more demon strators were killed and scores wounded in the citywide riot in i after nightfall Licensing ed standards Personally the trade school idea looks like the best bet to me Newton says We have a large percentage of youngsters who graduate from high school who dont go to college A trade school would give us the opportunity to keep hesc youngsters in the com munity Industry is always looking For trained people and this could be a place for it to start he added Clancy also favors the voca tional school proposal and points out that Charles City al ready has two large industries Corp and Dr Sals burys prob ably would be interested in the establishment of such a school Another councilman R A SchuUz doesnt care what i done with the building as long HOSPITAL Continued en 1 eral when Robert F Kennedy steps out of that office to make the race for the Senate in New York This might bring National Chairman John M Bailey into the picture as a possible succes sor if Dodd accepted the Cabi net post Fire levels Decker hog buying pens BR1TT Pens in the east section of the Jacob E Decker dential preference opped the list By waiting until the last min ute to reveal his choice of a partner in this years campaign Johnson was able to sound out opinion and see what groups wanted him to pick the man to ride with him Organized labor backs Hum phrey Negroes trust him He 1s a shining figure to liberals called him the modern Chosen to run South Viet Nam for the ncxt GO days were Maj Gen Nguyen Khanh who re signed the presidency under pressure from Buddhist and student demonstrators Tuesday nndSons hog biiyingstation here j i u e ttr i liberal1 a phrase which may were destroyed by fire Wcdncsiook simplc bul isnt Where some congressional day evening Lost in the fire were 12 hogs liberals appear inflexible in de a cow and a barn conlainingimands and positions Humphrey hay and straw Fifteen Johnson hadnt been sched uled to visit the convention until otheriwithout sacrificing principles is willing to compromise on issues Maj Gen Duong Van Big hogs were taken to the plant Thursday But as soon as his nomination was acclaimed with JOHNSON Continued on Page 2 Inside The Globe Minn whom Khanh succeeded as chief of state Aug 16 and Lt Gen Tran Thien Khicm former defense minister Leaflets signed by the full 60 man council said the council now has been dissolved and the cnerals and colonels would go back to their military duties A provisional national congress to be picked within two months will elect a new chief of state and slablish other national organ izations Mason City to be killed because of severe burns Brilt firemen who were called at G pm saved the offices of the manager and of Lee Huns ley buyer for another firm Fred Wilrctt the Decker Station said the cause of the fire is unknown The of fice had been closed for the day at the lime the fire broke out Editorials Mason City news 47 Latest markets 7 Clear Lake news I Sports news 10 Society news 1112 Comics 13 Transit timetable 14 Joint general staff head quarters the radio state the central market and a technical high school were the focal points of riots Roving mobs of students Buddhists and Catholic refugees clashed al several other points in the city The vicious street battles con itinucd into the night A mob o Classified pages mostly Catholic demon North Iowa news Ustrators who trig g e r e d the V urges He wasnt always that way When he first came lo the Sen ate in 1949 he was the archtyrn of Ihc inflexible liberal both brash and talkative He is still talkative Bul otherwise there is a difference as he explained If I believe in something I will fight for it with all I have But I do not demand all or noth ng Professional liberals want he fiery debate They glory in lefeat a sort of political maso chism The hardest job for n politi cian today is lo have the cour age lo be moderate H is easy to lake an cxlrome position But as Johnson himself sold some weeks ago thorc worn also factors in his choict DATEW3401 ruck Traffic In 11 Hniiri HUBERT Continued on 2 ;