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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1966, Mason City, Iowa yttfffVxifrisWf svx vvjp 1 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION 10c a One MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY IS AMoclited Preu FuU UIM WirM VOL IK Nigeria government Model student drifts to crime BEVERLY HILLS Calif AP William C Bailey was in trouble with police as a juve nile served prison terms as a young man and then appeared to be well on the road to becom ing a responsible citizen George H Scallawas a model pupil in high school played foot ball earned good grades and aspired to a military career Then four years ago he was ar rested for drunkenness later for burglary Just when the paths of Bailey 45 and Scalla 28 first crossed is uncertain They died togeth er shot to death by police as they entered industrialist Leon ard K Firestones home Thursday night in a kidnap plot Next move uncertain for Bond A in A NTTW A TJ i J m A t sjw f 1 vent supporters of a pacifist civil rights leader denied a seat in the Georgia Legislature bat tled police Friday swinging picket signs pocketbooks and umbrellas But the next move was uncer tain in support of Repelect Julian Bond a 26yearold Ne gro Jcept from taking his seat during the present legislative session because of his antiViel Nam stand About 1000 marchers rallied at the state Capitol Friday to demand that Bond an officer of the Student Nonviolent Coordi nating Committee be sworn in The rally led by Dr Martin Luther King Jr erupted into violence when about 50 demon strators suddenly rushed state patrolmen and pummeled them with signs pocketbooks and um brellas Afterward James Forman SNCC executive secretary said a rally would be held at City Hall Saturday but another SNCC spokesman said Friday night plans for the rally were uncertain In a related development US Dist Judge Lewis R Mor gan ruled Friday Bonds case challenging the General Assem blys action would be heard by a threejudge panel The federal suit however apparently will not come before the middle of next week Mor gan said that state officials are legally allowed five days to file a reply before a hearing can be held Its unbelievable said Bail eys pretty darkhaired widow Angela II isnt possible that he could have done such1 a foolish thing Mrs Bailey 34 a mother of four described her husband as a man of many moods impul sive and with a very violent na Officials said Bailey appar ently never finished high school but had an IQ that marked him as a genius He got into trouble for auto theft in Austin Tex as a youngster was sentenced to three years in prison in Lubbock Tex on a similar charge ayear later gained parole and then wound up with a 12year sen tence later for robbery in San Antonio Released before serving his full term he drifted north to Vancouver BC where he was arrested for robbery and served four years in a Canadian prison Then in 1950 he came to Los Angeles registered as an ex felon and appeared to begin a different life He met and mar ried Angela Plesuk of Detroit Mich and went to work for a constructioncompany rising from laborer to estimator He stayed with the firm until 1961 then reported concentrated on a string of business interests His career flourished Bailey bought a racing sports a sixbedroom fourbath home in an expensive area of suburban Woodland Hills There was plenty of money his widow told police About a monthago she said she met Scalla at her home with her husband As far as 1 knew she said he had some business dealings with my hus band It was Scalla police said who masterminded the plot to ab duct Firestone and then in formed police of it Four survive plane wreck ATHENS Greece AP Four survivors were found Sat urday at the wreckage of a U S Air Force plane that crashed on a Greek mountain with 10 men aboard The other six were killed The survivors were flown to the hospital at the US Wheelus Air Base in Libya Their names were not an nounced The C47 transport plane crashed two days ago on a flight from Turkey Lo Italy Nine Americans and anItalian air force officer were aboard GETS YARD FULL OF CHEER Don Bomback was overflowing with emotion on the 30th birthday of his wife Joyce and he just had to let her know about it So he came up with this pro AP IlKltOfilX duction a 4 x 8 foot wooden birthday card The beaming wife and mother stands in the foreground with Bomback and the boys Don Jr 9and Devin G peeriny over the card TO CONSOLIDATE junior college campus Page 11 P O LI CYHOLDERS ap Douglas accepts challenge for Illinois Senate race prove merger ance firms CITY COUNCIL of insur Pagc 13 to study big construction plan Page 13 Editorials 4 Church news 67 Society news 8 Sports news 910 Mason City news 1213 Latest markets Comics Business news Clear Lakernews North Iowa news 12 14 IS 16 18 AP Photofax NAVY PAY GOING James Palmer 20 Navy sonar technician on the US destroyer Farragut doesnt mind the weight of his reenlistment bonus He got to keep today and will get more each of the next five years addition to a year pay and allowances The bonus came under a new program to keep men with critical skills in military service tf CHICAGO AP Paul H Douglas a onetime professor of economics who for 18 years has represented Illinois in the US Dirksen to hospital for j examination WASHINGTON CAP Sen ale Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois undergoes a medical checkup at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Sat urday His administrative assistant John R Gomien said Dirksen 70 would not remain at the hos pital overnight Gomien described it as an ordinary very routine checkup Dirksen was plagued by slom CEDAR RAPIDS AP Twolacl1 cramps in the first part of Senate has taken up the cal challenge of a former stu dent The student is Charles H Per icy defeated Republican guber natorial candidate in 1964 who has shifted his sights to a Sen ate seal 1 Sen Douglas heard Vice Pros Rusk launches round of talks SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Secretary of State Dean lusk launched a whirlwind omul of talks with South Viet Gains top leaders Saturday re xntcdly to assure them Presi cnt Johnsons peace efforts vill not undercut the Saigon re ime Rusk accompanied by special presidential envoy Avcrell larriman met briefly with hicf of State LI Gen Nguyen Van Thicu and then talked foi in hour with Premier Nguyen ao Ky and Foreign Minister Tran Van Do We had very inlercstinj alks We arc going to see eacl other again tonight Rusk told lews men apparently referring to his dinner engagement will Ky He declined to say what sub jects were discussed at the meetings but diplomatl sources said he came here t tell Ky that Johnsons diplo matic moves on ending the wa in Viet Nam would not pull th rug from under Kys regime Rusk also met with US Am Sparks fly over strike assador Henry Cabot Lodge nd oilier American officials Ky in a speech at the closing crcmony of the second Armed orces1 Day congress warned iiat whatever peace moves arc eneratod no other nation is qualified and able to decide our estiny independently wn will of our He praised the current peace offensive or Pope with Paul a special word VI but warned Report army in power Information fragmentary COTONOU Dahomey AP broadcast by Lagos radio Saturday said the army has taken power in Nigeria to bring an end to gangsterism committed himself and who i any event wasnt expected I make an announcement of h intentions as the Democrat candidate until next month lies NLW YORK A Over lhc ill wouldbe peace makers to beware of making any deals iVithout his governments sanc ions We have accepted and are ratcful for the moral and ma crial military and economic assistance from the friendly countries he said But never can we tolerate any interference harmful to our nations sover eignty or any decision at vnri ancc with our peoples aspira tions Declaring we are deter mined not to be Communist Ky said his war Cabinet has ataincd some political stability and as this grows the machin ery will be created for democra cy which he said is the only force that can destroy commu nism He promised that real demo cratic elections will be held in 1967 The armed forces have as sumed power not with the In ention of clinging to il but to create the necessary conditions for setting up a genuine dcmoc and disorder The proclamation was read on the radio by a high ranking of ficer whose name could not be made out In a calm voice he said an end must be brought to despotism and corruption in Ni geria Minister Sir Abubakar Tafewa Bnlcwa who presided only this week at a British Com monwealth meeting in Lagos discussing rebellious Rhodesia was reported under house ar rest List 2 dead one missing in Viet Nam cdar Rapids servicemen have Dcen listed dead in Viet Nam and a third missing in action Maj Robert M Horsky re icrted missing Dec 11 was tilled in an air crash in a moun ainous section of South VieL his widow Joan was in ormcd Friday by Air Force of icials in San Antonio Tex Major Horcky a longtime vct ran of the service was piloting n Air Transport plane He was ilated for retirement this year iis widow child and mother live n Cedar Rapids Pfc Edwatd D Akers 2t was reported killed in action Tucs lay but no details were givim was the son of Henry Akors of Cedar Rapids The Defense Department re orled Army Specialist James Schimberg 22 missing in action n Viet Nam There were no de ails His parents Mr and Mrs Charles Schimberg edar Rapids Jr live in last year and was hospitalized four times idenl Hubert H Humphrey tell 2000 Democrats at a plalc fundraising dinner Friday night that they must press beg wheedle persuade cajole and draft the Senate veteran into his fourth campaign Douglas who had said he wanted a campaign war chest deposited in a bank before he Newspapers bad for bugs WASHINGTON AP Harvard zoologist says news insects Dr Carroll Gomien said todays examinalprinl cnlahin tion was not related to the stomchemical which ach troubles Sees success in drive to have funds invested DES MOINES AP Efforts to get local governing bodies to invest idle funds and earn inter est on them have been bearing fruit State Auditor Lome Worth ington said Friday But there is still more to be done the auditor said Worthington who joined state Treasurer Paul Franzenburg in conducting an investment and budget seminar for local offi cials this week addressed a meeting of more than 500 school administrators i mysterious bad news for M Williams said ilatcd no longer He said yes he would run if Ihc Democratic party wauls me to be its candidate The 2000 Democrats roared their approval Thus the craggyfaced silver thatched Douglas who will be 74 in March plunged into a race with industrialist Percy 46 who lost his first political contest to Democratic Gov Otto Kerner So far Douglas and Percy have had nothing but praise for each other Charles Percy is an able and attractive man said Sen Douglas shortly after Percy announced his candidacy Dec 18 Whoever is the Democratic candidate will have a worthy and honorable opponent A Percy who said he had en tered the race for the health of i its presence was discovered by having certain immature bugs walk on Walter Lippmanns column after it had been im mersed in a laboratory fluid Williams said in an interview that the insects turned into tre mendous giants then died be fore reaching maturity Williams said attempt to iso late the chemical from news print have failed so far He noted the chcmicnl ap pears to be present only in American newsprint much of which is derived from the bal sam fir trees He theorized that the balsam once might have been bedeviled by some type of insect pest and developed the chemical in self defense the twoparly system said of Douglas My expected oppo nent is a man whom I know well beginning with our slu d c ntprofcssor relationship many years ago He is a man of courage and conviction He will be a strong opponent Just how strong an opponent Douglas will be is evident from his record In 1948 as a University of Chicago economics professor whose only political experience had been gained as a Chicago city alderman Douglas stumped vigorously for the Sen ate scat of the late Republican Sen C Wayland Brooks President Harry S Truman carried Illinois by only votes Douglas piled up a 407 000votc victory margin He captured the seat again in 1954 and won it for a third time in lOfiO roar of New Yorks transit sys tem volleys of subway sharp shooting fly between Washing ton and City Hall President Johnson Thursday attacked the settlement of the 12day bus and subway strike as inflationary He said the terms exceeded the governments 32 per cent guideline on wages anc prices Republican Mayor John V Lindsay suggested that Johnson was not as familiar with al the facts of this case as was Wirtz He was referring to W Wil lard Wirtz secretary of labor who fired off a telegram to Lindsay Friday night saying Johnsons statement reflects the facts in this case as I know them He added Your recollection and your arithmetic arc wrong The settlement may have been necessary to relieve the city from unconscionable bondage But it was unquestionably out side the stabilization policies A spokesman for the mayor said Lindsay had not received the telegram and would have no comment on it until he did The transportation crisis end ed before dawn Thursday when the Transit Authority and Ihc striking unions agreed on a set tlement estimated at between and million over two years Government economists figure the vvge increase in Ihc package at 45 to 46 per cent a year in excess of the 32 per cent guidelines These guide posts the observance of which is voluntary reflect govern ment estimates that a workers productivity increases at 32 per cent a year Washington the Nigerian also heard that army had over racy Ky he said said liis government planned to create a democracy building council after the lunar New Year which will hold semi nars throughout the country on a proposed new constitution Points raised in the seminars will be incorporated into the document and il will be put to a referendum next October he said Seven die from smoke inhalation JACKSONVILLE 111 AP Seven persons including a mother nnd her four children perished early Saturday in a fire which swept n rooming house in he downtown district Fire Chief Dale Bond said the seven died of smoke inhalation in their small apartments on the third floor of a thrceslory slonc building in Ihc citys public square Bond said the fire started in ihe roar of the second floor Firemen rescued five persons Tom the second floor Elsie Rrannan 7fi escaped from her secondfloor room One woman who was rescued Alice Kishel was hospitalized with burns thrown the government but in formation reaching the US cap ital was fragmentary though Laos the Nigerian capital was reported calm About 1000 Americans live in the western region of Nigeria and none ap pear to have been harmed US sources said Moscow radio reported only thing that is known is that the 8000slrong Nigerian army is commanded by Maj Gen Agiyi Ironisi Unconfirmed reports in Goto now said that the prime minis ters of West Nigeria and North Nigeria had been killed Chief Akinlola was the prime minis ier of West Nigeria and Surdar Ahmado Bcllo of North Nigeria These reports were passed on by reliable sources who refused to be named Some mini stars in the West Nigerian government also were reported to have been slain Widespread disorders were re ported in this region which ap parently left casualties Police and the army were reported to be cooperating to restore order Wire telephone and cable con nections with Nigeria were sev ered Nigeria is Africas most popu lous nation Every sixth African is a Nigerian The nations more lhan 55 million inhabitants live North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy but clearing somewhat by Sunday Partly cloudy by Sunday afternoon Continued cold Weather details on Page 2 in a vast and n tucked under the West Africa varied land bulge of Granted independence by Britain in I960 Nigeria has been considered one of Africas most stable and democratic countries despite tribal differences which have threatened to snlit it into two or three separate nations Nigeria has 12 official lan guages anI more than 300 di Community cooperation makes job pleasant By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director CHARLES CITY Tremen dous community cooperation is making H T Gragerts job as director of the Cedar Valley Vo cational Rehabilitation Center here a lot more pleasant We were impressed with the communitys enthusiasm and acceptance of the program when we first carne here Gragert points out hut the extent of the cooperation has been fan tastic Such cooperation between the center and the businesses and industries of the community is essential to the rehabilitation of I the centers clients Gragert points out We can evaluate our clients and provide training but the real test for the clients comes when they go out into the com munity on a work trial pro gram Gragert says At present there arc 12 cli ents from the center engaged in such worktrial programs in seven Charles City businesses and industries There arc 10 to 15 other local firmswhich have indicated a desire to participate with the center in such pro grams Success with the first of these worktrial programs seems to have generated additional in tcrcst within the business com munity Gragert points out The first client that went out on a worktrial did so well that the employer asked to keep her a n d provide additional training he adds The dozen clients now en gaged in worktrial programs were among the first persons 10 seek help at the center when 11 opened in midSeptember in the old Cedar Valley Hospital building The first step for the clients at the center was an evaluation process This process which usually lasts about 2 weeks enables the staff at Ihc center I to determine the vocational po tential of the client Following the evaluation pe riod there comes Ihc training period during which time the staff at he center provides schooling in the area deter mined by the evaluation The length of this training depends on the type of work and also upon the clients individual capabilities After this training period at the center Ihc clients are ready for the worktrial program This is when he community coopera tion really comes to Ihc fore This Is the real crucial per iod in the rehabilitation pro gram Gragert points out We can provide Ihc opening for the client but what happens from then on depends on him That is what makes the coop eration between tho center the client and the employer so im portant he continues The em ployer makes weekly reports lo Ihc center on the progress of Ihc client and the center keeps in touch through counseling per iods or if there is a need ad ditional training at the center We also try to help the client in little ways Gragert points out Sometimes we will pack a sack lunch for him or If he wears a uniform on the Job we FOCUS Please turn to Page J alects Tt is the size of Texas Louisiana and Mississippi com bined Lagos Ihc capital is a federal district located in the western region Tho Moslem north is the most heavilypop ulated area and landlocked Eastern Nigeria has oil and western Nigeria is the most heavily industrialized Nigeria was once the funnel through which an estimated 100000 slaves a year were shipped lo the New World Batman arrested in Seattle SEATTLE Wash AP A University of Washington stu dent Don Eaton got more than he bargained for when ho signed up to ride around town in a Batman costume advertising a new television show He ended up being questioned for more lhan 40 minutes Fri day by Federal Bureau of In vcsllgalion agents who jailed him after getting reports of a masked driver They were looking for a masked man who robbed a hank of more than 800 Thursday Eaton was hired by a local television slnlo lo publicize new ABC television program Batman ;