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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 29, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Tlit newspaptr that mokes oil North lowons CIT Home Edition VOLIM MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY FEBRUARY ft 1H4 ComUU X Two OM II Johnson tells of new jet 9 die in NY home fire All of dead are children Johnson knew of security Measures FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES I WASHINGTON President Johnson confirmed Saturday that he knew that additional pre cautions were needed to protect him on his Florida Irip this week but he said he did not know the details He was asked at his news con ference whether additional pro tective measures were taken be cause of a report that a Cuban suicide pilot might try to knock down thepresidential plane with a Kamikaze type attack Johnson replied that he did not handle his own security pro son wearing hoisted up by TRQY N chil dren all members of one fam ily perished early Saturday in a fire that wrecked their three story brick home near the cen ter of the city Napoleon B Sousie 43 father of eight of the children and his wife Lillian 40 and six other children were taken to St Marys Hospital A son Robert about 16 was reported in criti cal condition The eight dead Sousie children were identified as Boyd 4 Donald 7 Linda 9 Edward 10 Joseph 11 Stephen 12 Gloria 13 Napoleon Jr 18 The ninth victim was Judy Stone 2 a grandchild of the Sousies Dr James Barrett police sur geon said the dead children had been trapped on the second and third floors by the fast spreading flames A hospital spokesman said Mrs Sousie had told1 him she had 18 children He said he un derstood some of the children no longer lived with the family Mrs was reported suf fering from shock at the symbol of pital Her husband suffered embassy lawn burns of the face and body in an to reach the trapped children ttie hospital said Also treated at the hospital were Donna 15 Losa 3 Bar bara 2 and Dean Sousie r3 months and Martha Lemay 15 described as a friend of the family The cause of the fire was not determined Police and fire of ficials indicated a kerosene space healer on the second floor may have started the fire how ever Nashua child electrocuted in bathtub NASHUA Kevyn Harris 4 electrocuted Friday evening in the bathtub at his rural Nashua home His mother found the child dead with a light bulb on a cord in the bathtub with him Funer al arrangements are pending at Chenoweth Son Funeral Home here Surviving are his parents Mr anoVMrs Ed Harris three sis ters Anita Edetle and Shu reen two brothers Wayne and Kiel grandparents Mr and Mrs Mel Harris Nashua and Mr and Mrs Ernest Branstet ter of Missouri Students start John Wayne for President club DALLAS students at Dallas University have started a John Wayne for Presi dent club David Schofield of Harlingen Tex and Robert S Yates of Syracuse N Y said Friday they hope to enter the actors name in the Oregon Presiden tial primary The two said they tried to contact Wayne but his secre tary said he was off on his yacht They said the secretary told them Wayne was an en thusiastic Republican and probably would be tremend ously flattered North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Saturday afternoon and evening Windy and warmer Saturday afternoon Saturday night in WeahW dotaili on 2 edure but noted he had been told that there were reasons or taking additional precau tions He said he had asked FBI di recLor J Edgar Hoover and the Secret Service to do what was necessary but that he personal ly was not informed of the de tails The tip that a Cuban suicide pilot might ry to ram the Pres idents jet transport reportedly was the reason for the wartime type security surrounding the chief executives Florida trip Neither the White House nor Greek students denounce US ATHENS Greece ands of Greek students de nouncing the United States on the Cyprus issue clashed with police in front ofthe US Em bassy here Saturday A crowd of students estimated tov number 4000 ma re hed through the streets qf downtown Athens to the embassy build ings and hurled symbol of the A cartoon of PreaWeht John red fez students who screamed America keep your hands off Cyprus American murderers and Yanks back Greek police had thrown niilding and clashes eruptec when they evaded into the stu dents to break up the demon stration They also marched to th British embassy and then to th office of Prime Minister George Papandfeou with signs sayin INATO out of Cyprus Ther was no violence A US embassy spokesman said meanwhile that theGreel government had expressed dis pleasure with theJJS stand i the UN Security Council de bate on Cyprus FfidayT The United States supported a resolution allowing Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denkstasn to give his views on the conflict between the Greek and Turkish communities Eastern Mediterranean island ie Secret Service would com lent on the report published riday night by the Miami erald Without question the security measures imposed during John ons 16hour Florida visit sug ested there was official con ern about the safety of the while in the air The Herald in a story by Gene filler said the Secret Service iad received a tip apparently bout a week ago fthat a sui ide pilot might try to ram John ons plane or that a Cuba lased missile might be aimed at the big jet According to the newspaper he Secret Service considered hese possibilities highly unlike y However it was said that of icials decided to t a k e no chances Pierre Salinger White House press secretary had this to say about the report I do not in end to comment on any story speculatingon Fridays or Thursdays events Security measures taken Friday were taken for good and sufficient reasons It would not be in the national interest to discuss them any further at this time Early Friday Salinger had acknowledged that protective measures in addition to those normally taken had been im posed for security reasons Johnson flew to Florida Thurs and after stops t Jacksonville Palatka Palni Jeach and Miami Beach re urned to Washington Friday morning Among the security measures lat seemed to lend credence o the reported concern about a Ktssible aerial assassination at empt were 1 Johnson did not fly to Flori a on his own easily identified 707 jet Instead he board d one of a fleet of executive ets operated by the Air Force Newsmen were told the Presi ents plane was beingj over lauled 2 All numerical markings were removed from the plane used by Johnson as well as rom two identical planes that accompanied him 3 Whereas two transports normally are used on presiden ial flights one as a backup craft available in an emer gency three were flown to Florida The aim could have een to reduce the odds that any pilot on a suicide mission would find his target 4 No advance announcement was made of the arrival time for any of Johnsons stops nor for his departures Sometimes even his destinations was kept secret until he was aloft 5 Johnsons dropped him at West Palm Beach 67 miles Far exceeds any aircraft in world WASHINGTON UPI President Johnson disclosed Saturday development of a new American jet interceptor plane capable of flying more than 2000 miles per hour three times the speed of sound The President said it offers a performance that far exceeds that of any aircraft in the world 41 Iowa school bus missed bad mishap Photofax WOUNDED Two police officers lift Raymond Hyl ton 22 to a stretcher after he was wounded three times in gun fight with a police officer in Kansas City late Friday N orris Johnson 28 a motorcycle patrolman said Hylton pulled a gun and fired twice following his arrest for questioning about an alleged child molestation GUTTENBERG school bus carrying 20 youngsters rolled out of control when its brakes failed on Friday afternoon z steep hill and authori Second Saturday for Ruby trial Tex UPI Rubys murder trial went into aribthefspe c i al weekeftd session Saturday still lacking two of the required 12 jurors to sit in judgment on him Prosecution and defense lawi yers alike said they expect to complete the jury today All the courtroom Judge Joe B Brown and the op posing had hoped to avoid a second Saturday ses sion The historic trial began Feb Sinatra Jr raps defense at trial LOS ANGELES Frank Sinatra Jr says defense accusa tions that his alleged kidnaping was a publicity hoax have cas doubt on his integrity and forcec him to cancel an engagement in Paris The singer 20 made his re marks Friday at an impromtu news conference after his dis missal as a witness in the rai of three men accused of kid naping him Asked why he had cooperatec with his abductors Sinatra re didnt want to ge m 1 called a Saturday earing last week attempting 6 speedupj selection of a jury t the start of todays session 26 persons had been examined o find the eight men and two vomen now sworn in Four factors account mainly or the slow progress 1 It is a hardfought case At orneys are probing Tor every detail feeling the least shading if opinion might indicate a jur r is favorable or unfavorable o Ruby 2 A large number of pros pects 48 before the opening of odays session said they op pose the death penalty 3 Another 43s said they have ixed opinions about the case 4 Attorneys struggled to es cape using the allotted 15 per emptory challenges A peremp tory challenge permits dismissal of a jurycandidate without stat ng a reason Thus when ques tioning a candidate they consid ered unfavorable to them the attorneys spend hours trying to pryout some admission that would disqualify h i m for cause such as havinga fixed opinion In Austin Friday Rubys at torneys for the second time asked the Texas Supreme Court whether persons who saw Ruby shoot Lee Harvey Oswald on television are disqualified as jur ties said only quick thinkingon the part of the driver averted more serious consequences Highway Patrolman E H Schaefer said that bus driver Paul Saeugling 29 of Gutten berg steered the bus into a ra vine when he saw that it could not round a sharp curve at the bottom of the gravel road hill about 10 miles southwest of here The children were shaken up in the rough r i de through a ditch and dpwn the ravine Teh were taken to the Guttenberg hospital with inju ries but all except three were released after treatment Listed in fair condition at the hospital were Germaine Schleur ter 16 Trudy Neihaus 12 and her sister Kathy Kay 7 all of rural Guttenberg The bus remained upright but traveled some 50 to 100 feet through the ravine before rocks The President announced at his first news conference before live television cameras that the plane of fers great potential not only for military use but also in development of a supersonic commercial jet transport plane Johnson said the experi mental jet aircraft which has been tested at Air Force BaseCalif had hit speeds of more than 2 000 miles per hour at alti tudes in excess of 70000 feet Its impressive has been made performance possible by Imastery of metallurgy and fabrication through use of ti tanium to enable the craft to withstand intense heat gener ated by the friction created by its high speed the President said The long range interceptor designated the All been under development in a pro gram which began in 1959 The fastest operational plane now in use is the Navys Phantom fighter which can travel 1650 miles per hour or two and onehalf times the speed of sound Johnson said he was reveal ing the successful development of the advance All at thistime experimental to permit or and small trees dragging on the under carriage stopped it Patrolman Schaefer said The officer said that if the driver had not gone into the ditch the bus probably would have overturned and in my opinion there would have been some fatalities Saeugling who was shaken up but not injured reported that he noticed that he had no brakes as the bus started down the hill Patrolman Schaefer said the driver used the emergency brake which applied only to the rear wheels and as he went into the curve where the road makes a sharp turn determined that he could not make it without crashing Injured children were taken to the hospital in an ambu lance the patrol car and in cars from nearby farm homes The patrolman said the bus was badly torn up with some of the seats ripped out ors Earlier the court had said it would not consider the request attorney William Vander creek asked for a rehearing The court could consider it as early as Monday The 10th juror accepted Fri On the inside Editorials 4 Newman Surveyor 5 Church news 67 Society news 89 North Iowa news 10 Sports news 1112 Clear Lake news Latest markets 12 14 Mason City news1415 Classified pages 1819 north of Miami Beach He com pleted the trip by helicopter landing on a golf course instead of at Miami International Air court Friday lasted only 20 min photographers and others wait When he was excused and th On four helicopter flights jury dismissed for the day th during the trip Johnson rode in court rebuked counsel for day is J Waymon Rose 40 He craft which carried no markings defense You have abusedth that would identify them presidential craft a former US Navy pilot furniture salesman processes of the court m bring mg this witness here derly exploitation of this ad vanced technology for both military and commercial pur poses To a political question the President replied that he would have to wait and see what the political consequences would IMS from the investigation of the activities of former Senate aide Robert G Bobby Baker Baker a former Johnson aide in the Senate refused to testify Tuesday about his business af fairs before Senate investiga tors andinyoked the 5th amend ment against possible self in crimination Asked to appraise the politi cal impact of the Baker case he said he felt this was a mat ter being considered by the Sen ate with witnesses still to be heard On another political matter Johnson said he saw no political awkwardness in having Henry Cabot Lodge promoted by some as a Republican Presidential nominee as ambassador in South VietNam The President said he had a long conference with Lodge in November before the latter left for SouthViet Nam Johnson said hewas unaware of any political inclinations Lodge may have and that he has seen nothing Lodge may have done that with his present work In his first news conference carried live by television and radio Johnson also Announced plans to appoint William P Bundy as assistant secretary of state for Far East ern affairs succeeding Roger Hilsman who resigned Bundy is now a Pentagon security of ficial Saidxthat the United States would be willing to discuss any thing any time any where with Panama once diplomatic relations have been restored between the two countries He said reports saying an agree ment is imminent between the JOHNSONN turn to page 2 NEW MOTEL OPENS Mason Citys new million dollar Holiday Inn on Highway 18 West will be open for busi ness Monday The story ofvthis 100 guestroom motel is on Page 17 Grand opening for the public will be about May 1 when theentire motel accom modations are completed Mondays opening is to accommodate the travel ing public which is already wiring in reservations according to Dr Carl Hulen the innkeeper Thisis one of y more than 43t inns of this type across the nation See story and picture on Page 17 SAME ;