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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1965, Mason City, Iowa We will fight says Elijah MUSLIMS DONT SEE MUCH OF THEIR LEADER CHICAGO AP Elijah Mu hammad leader of the militant antiwhite Black Muslims has laid down a warning to any wouldbe avengers of Malcolm X We will fight you if you fight us Threats to Elijah Muham mads life have heen numerous since the slaying in New York Sunday of Malcolm X who split with the Muslims last year and formed the Organization of Afro American Unity a rival Muslim group They are coming to kill me the small wiry 67yearold Mu hammad told his assembled fol lowers who halffilled the 7500 seats in the coliseum We are not going to stand and keep silent and see hypo crites going around bombing places Muhammad vowed alluding to the destruction by explosion and fire of a Muslim mosque early Tuesday in New Yorks Harlem If police departments cannot put a stop to it we can put a stop to it Muhammad said The spotlight at the conven tion Saturday may be on boxing Muhammad Ali better known as Cassius Clay the worlds heavyweight champion holds an exhibition match with Cody Jones Elijah Muhammad plans to attend Security was light at the con vention Fifty Chicago policemen combed the coliseum for bombs before the meeting opened Olh er officers joined the 11car car avan escorting the Black Mus lim leader to the convention site from his 19room South Side mansion Muhammad had been the target of many death threats and one caller said bombs were hidden in Ihe col iseum Muhammad took security pre cautions of his own He spoke from within a human wall of Muslim leaders that surrounded his lectern set far back on the stage Muhammad again disavowed any responsibility for Malcolm Xs death saying the onetime Muslim reaped the fruits of his own teachings He was teaching blood bath Muhammad said He said go home and get a shotgun a rifle and a machine gun got what he preached During Muhammads hour andahalf speech to the conven tion the highly disciplined guards trained as karate ex perts were at his side standing at attention On the short drives from Mu hammads South Side mansion to the coliseum Ihe guards rode in aulos in front of and behind Iheir leader Their presence was ominous to the unwelcome The white man They have no sense of hu mor said Felix Bolo a report er for Agence FrancePresse They are not fooling ELIJAH MUHAMMAD VOL 105 Final rites for X Police in attendance NEW YORK AP Amid massive police protection the body of militant black suprema cist leader Malcolm X will be buried in a Muslim ceremony Saturday six days after a team of assassins ended his contro versial life The body sheathed neck to toe in a white Muslim robe was moved quickly and quietly early Saturday from a closely guard ed Harlem funeral home to the Faith Temple of God in Christ about 20 blocks away where funeral rites are to be held A dozen police cars accompanied the hearse More than 22000 persons some in tears some simply cu rious filed past the body of the tall bearded former Harlem underwork figure during the four days it lay in a polished copper coffin in the Unity Fu neralHome ground forces quickly Police have charged two of f the largest helicopter The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27 1965 UOe Paper Consists of Two One Associated Frew Full Wirei No 17 indicts Viet Reds Heavy air strike in jungle of Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US and South Viet namese planes struck heavily against a Communistinfested jungle area east of Saigon Satur the five men they believe took part in the slaying The black nationalist leader who urged Negroes to fight violence with violence was shot down on the stage of the Audubon Ballroom in full view of some 400 who had come to hear him address a ral ly One of those arrested Nor man 3X Butler 26 provided the between Malcolms first link murderers and a rival anil followed in the largest helicopter airlift of the war The action started shortly aft er dawn and by late afternoon military briefing officers said they had no reports of engage ments with the Viet Cong But they stressed this did not mean thai no contact had been made The tangled area of jungle and undergrowth is in Phuoc Tuy Province east of the South Vietnamese capital Vietnamese white group the Chicagobased troops have been grappling Black Muslims hammad of Elijah Muthere for several days with the Butler allegedly a Black Mus lim enforcer or muscleman was held without bail on a homi cide charge along with previ ously arrested Talmadge Hayer 22 a Negro from Paterson NJ I elusive Communist jungle fight ers The helicopter airlift num bered 137 aircraft mostly troop carriers The largest previous helicopter airlift numbered 115 aircraft Military authorities said one ommunist political organiza tion operating in the capital un der the name of the Peoples elf Determination Movement Police sources said a number of the subversive groups had infiltrated student groups reli gious and labor organizations The military operation was one of two launched a day after the Soviet Union warned thai the Vietnamese conflict could transcend its original bounda ries The other strike was part of a coordinated drive in severa parts of Binh Dinh Province 270 miles northeast of Saigon where the Viet Cong has made strong inroads lately Commu nist activity throughout the country was light during th past two days in the wake o US air strikes against th guerrillas ons continue the conflict will inevitably transcend its riginal boundaries Kosygin also repeated Sovje emands that the United States ithdraw its troops and weap ns from South Viet Nam In Washington the State De artment made public docu tnented charges that North Vie is pursuing a deliberat campaign of concealed aggre ion as real as that of an in ading army against Sout Viet Nam In paper Ever since Malcolm 39 wasof the helicopters went down murdered police have worked on the theory that his bitter 1964 break with the patriarchial Mu hammad after 12 years as his most effective spokesman lay due to mechanical failure The airlift was preceded by a strike of 20 US Air Force B57 jets and 40 propeller driven Skyraid ers flown by Vietnamese pilots Soviet Premier Alexei Cosygin in a television broac cast Friday demanded that th United States stop relaliator air slrikes against North Vie Nam to create conditions for negotiated settlement in South east Asia He said if aggressive a J at the root of the slaying iLate in the afternoon another Muhammad who is holdingstrike of B57s swept down on the his annual convention in Chicaarea go with police prelection second only to that given presidents It appeared likely that the 10 inai given UIUSIUCIILS i nas denied comity by The0 wiry lightskinned moving in from sur yearold Negro told more areas on the ground 3000 oC his followers mihtary spokesmen said that Malcolm was cannot discuss the troop blood bath and got what he1 units involved preached Thc chopper force Butler was arrested month in connection with a 14000word whit the State Departmen said if peace could be restore n South Viet Nam the Unite States would be ready at once t reduce its military involve men But it added that the Unite States will not abandon friend who want to remain free US Secretary of Defens Robert S McNamara said Fri day the United States will send additional military forces to the wartorn country He did not specify how many but Penta gon sources said about 800 were involved The Unitcd States now has about 23500 troops in South Viet Nam White paper on aggression WASHINGTON UP The United States made public Saturday documented charges that Communist Viet Nam is waging a deliberate campaign of concealed aggression as real as that of an invading army against South Viet Nam The 14000word white paper issued by the State Department declared that if peace could be restored in South Viet Nam the United States would be ready at once to reduce its military involvement But it warned this country will not abandon friends who want to remain free It will do what must be done to help them The choice now between peace and continued and in creasingly destructive conflict is one for the authorities in Ha noi to make New evidence matic carbines light machine guns and assault rifles Chinese lommunist of North Viet AP Photofax GREETING FOR THE FIRST in the Ridgecrest com munity near Largo Fla meet Mrs Lyndon B Johnson during her tour The area has a training center for the Volunteers In ServiceTo America a war on poverty project Mrs Johnson presented diplomas to the first class graduates Nam aggression has accumulat ed since 1961 when the State Department last issued a report on North Viet Nams effort to seize the south the new white paper declared The government of the Unit ed States believes that evidence should be presented to its own citizens and to the world It is important for free men to know what has been happening in Viet Nam and how and why That is the purpose of this report The war in Viet Nam has reached new levels of intensi ty it said The elaborate ef aunchers antitank grenade and ammunition made in China also have been captured And it is estimated he Viet Cong have at least 130 81mm mortars and 300 60mm mortars The report cited the discovery Feb 16 of a Chinese Communist 100ton cargo ship camouflaged just offshore along the coast of Phu Yen Province in South Viet Nam Captured after a bitter fight with the Viet Cong the ship was found to contain a car Protests committee refusal to question Walter Jenkins WASHINGTON AP With a blast at the handling of the Bob iby Baker investigation Sen Jim luibi drawn from several fields and Carl T Curtis RNeb has pro the numbered a substanjtcsled the Senate Rules refusal to Corn portion of the helicopterimittees refusal to question shooting of another Muslim deforcc availablc in Viet Nam iformer White House aide Walter The area being combed was fector Benjamin Brown a city corrections officer Like colm Brown set up his Mai near Binh Gia where the Viet own Cong m a SCries of raids and mosque after he left ate last year gave mads secretive racist Vietnamese army one of its zation He was wounded in the bloodiest still defeats Since that Jenkins about President John sons broadcasting empire Curtis top Republican on the committee also said he wants to ask Jenkins if any companies fl VV Butler tried unsuccessfully miarca to join the New York City owned land in or near Washing tons Dulles Airport the New IlbJ IO join u IK new luif 1 r i Police Department He passed1 Spokesmen for South Viet Orleans Michaud Space Center all tests for patrolman except a Nams national police said the Clear Lake Space Center character examination they had uncovered a near Houston In addition to these and other questions about the President Curtis said Jenkins should have been asked how many times he was arrested during his govern ment service and the dates and the places Jenkins Johnsons top assist ant for 25 years resigned at the Presidents request last Octo ber during the presidential election campaign after public disclosure Jenkins had been ar rested twice on morals charges The committee had sub poenaed Jenkins to testify Feb 4 but submitted written ques lions lo him instead after being Taylor says Viet Cong have made substantial gains DA NANG Viet Nam AP Ihe Viet Cong have madcjcrnmcnt and home town ol US Ambassador Maxwell D Taylor took a political and mili tary sounding Saturday of Viet Nams five northern provinces substantial gains in months recentJBuddhist jChwu leader Thich Tarn sul Sam Thompson and met FATAL ACCIDENT COTTER Bren neman 20 Of Cotter a Univer sity of Iowa freshman was killed Friday when the car in which he was alone was struck by a Rock Island freight train at this town in Muscatine Coun ty LOW IN INCOME The per capila income in the Republic of Toga is only a year Taylor whose trip had been delayed because of the recent military coup in Saigon first with US military advisors in went to Hue center of past pothe First Army Division area litical agitation against the govwhich borders on bolh Norlh Attorney faces OMVI charge IOWA FALLS Allan Oppen Iowa Falls Hardin Counly at torney appeared Friday before Justice of the Peace Harolc Baker here on a charge of op crating a motor vehicle while intoxicated Oppen offered no plea and wasbound over to dis 1WU jlrict courl Bond of was TT continued Oppen was arrested At Hue he talked to US ConFeh 3 by IoCvV Falls police GOVERNOR DES MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes planned to leave by commercial plane for Mexi co Saturday to spend next week in Yucatan to see how Iowa can help with the agricultural ceo nomy of that slale The visit was arranged through the US State Department at the invila tion of Yucatan officials Viet Nam and Laos Later Taylor flew to Da Nang center of American air activi ics against Communist posi tions in Laos and North Viet Nam He inspected the two Hawk missile batteries which were rushed here earlier this month and received a briefing on plans for defense of Da Air Base a prime target ncarl the Communist border On the inside Church newt Mason City news 67H Society 8 Sports 910 told by his physician and two psychiatrists that his health might be endangered if he were compelled to appear Curtis made public Friday a st of additional questions he ad sent to Sen B Everett Jori an DNC the commitlee hairman with a request they be put to Jenkins He called all af them relevant to the Baker nvestigalion The Nebraskan said in a slatement his request was to ally ignored Jordan declined comment One of Curtis questions was whether Johnson former Demo cratic leader of the Senate and Baker resigned secretary lo Ihe Senates Democratic majority were ever associated in any business Iransaclions together Baker resigned his year Senate post on Oct 7 1963 just before launched its how he had built up a claimed fortune of more than million Curtis said the commillec had mandale from the Senate not only to investigate Bakers out side business dealings but any conflicts of interest by any present and former Senate em ployes senators or former sena tors Most of Curtis questions dealt with the Austin Tex television station owned by the Johnson familys LBJ Co now the Tex as Broadcasting Co Curtis said Jenkins not only was a stockholder and official of Ihe commillee invesligation of Pilot dies in effort to avoid homes FORT LAUDERDALE Fla ypi Stunt pilot John ny Foyle wanted lo win the acrobatic trophy for the outstanding pilot in this weekends air show here Instead the Irophy will be named in honor of Foyle who lost h i s life guiding his crippled plane away from a resi dential area before it crashed Friday Foyle 38 of Baltimore could have parachuted to safety But he didnt His stunt plane was damaged in a collision with another plane while shooting a television se quence It started into a dive toward a section of ex pensive homes He horsed it up away from the homes a wit ness said then he jumped It was too late Foyles body was found near the wreckage His parachute was only partly opened The other plane was piloted by Alger McGinly of Fort Lauderdalc Mc Ginty and a passenger NBC television photogra pher Bob Donahue 51 of Baldwin NY were in jured when their plane crashed on landing McGinty was hospital ized with serious injuries Donahue suffered minor bruises To resume steel talks March 8 by the in North Viet Nam to conquer the south has grown not dimin Military men technicians political organizers propagan dists and secret agents have been infiltrating into the repub go of thousands of weapons and more than 1 million rounds of small arms ammunition Almost all were of Commu nist origin largely fro Com munist China and Czec lovak ia as well as North Vie Nam the report said At least 100 tons of military supplies were discovered near the ship Documents found on the ship and on the bodies of several Viet Cong aboard identified the vessel as having come from lie of Viet Nam from the north North Viet Nam By H L SCHWARTZ III in growing numbers I The incident underlined in The flow of Communistsup the most dramatic form that plied weapons particularly Hanoi is behind the continuing those of large caliber has incampaign of aggression aimed creased Communications links at conquering South Viet Nam PITTSBURGH AP Negowith Hanoi are extensive Desthe report said iations for a new contract in pite the heavy casualties of Terrorism in 1964 the re he basic steel industry apparthree years of fighting the hard 436 South Viet Nam ently will resume March 8 And core Viet Cong force is considhamlet chiefs and other govern f they do it wont come too erably larger now than it was at ment officials were killed by the soon for either side the end of 1961 yiet Cong and 1131 were kid A telegram exchange Friday naped More than 1350 civilians between United Steelworkers tht pirtlcuLere killed in bombings and President David J McDonald ia Jother acts of sabotage and at nnlf were kid now is estimated w A detailed examination was m 1961 It has direction ed control of the Viet Cong by and Communist party of North e exc coned 60000 lo 80 ooo part time ccrn mounted in both industry guerrillas who receive only halfl tl and union over stockpiling by ay which means they must ft said Friday the steel users jittery over the poswork at least part of the time to United States will send addition sibility of a steel strike The scratch out a iiving military forces to South Viet union can strike May 1 if no set INam and R Conrad Cooper the in dustry negotiator indicated March 8 would be the earliest ft practical date to resume the talks suspended last Jve during the bitter stcelworkersP election campaign The exchange came than 20 tlement is reached IW Abel USW secretary treasurer reportedly is leading McDonald in the close election The stcelworker votes still are eing tallied by union tellers ehind locked doors in Pitts Weapons an increasing number of weapons from out f North Iowa news10 ihe broadcasting company but Newman Surveyor 11 acted as an agent for the prin cipal owner and was the only witness subpoenaed by the com Newman Surveyor Comics13 Editorials Clear Lake newt 14 15 Weather outlook Fair and warmer Saturday Colder with occasional rain or mittce who could lestify first snow Sunday Saturday Clissified pages V1417hand about these in the 30s Pentagon sources said the increase would total no more WVV41VJ LXSbcil w side Communist sources have than m The Unitcd states now been seized in the south mcludhas about 23500 troops in South ing 57mm and 75mm recoilless rifles dual purpose machine guns rocket launchers large jurgh and there is no indication low long it will be before the esults are known Despite the slrong possibility hat protesls will Ihrow the elcc ion into the courts it appeared from talks Friday with officials of the US Labor Department that whoever is declared the winner by the tellers will take office June 1 The tellers must report by May 1 Even before Fridays tele gram exchange was announced it was apparent both sides were becoming increasingly impa tient to get back lo the bargain ing tablcs mortars and antitank mines In Moscow Russian Premier Alexei N Kosygin called for an end lo US reprisal raids on A new family of Chinese ComNorth Viet Nam as a condition munistmanufactured weapons for peace talks and repeated appeared recently in Viet Cong demands that the United States hands Included are semiautojwithdraw completely from South Viet Nam Administration strategists in Washington viewed the Kosygin speech a report on his 11day visit to Southeast Asia as offer ling nothing new from past So viet statements The paper described North Viet Nams intelligence system through a Central Re search Agency CRA as one of the most extensive operatiooi SAM lot its kiftd in the world ;