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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1963, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Dcily Newspapei for The newspaper that mokes all North lowons neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL AuoeUted Md United Prtn FulJ LtiM MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 4 1H3 18e Two No 125 De Gaulle bid to counter JFK gains Kills 3 dies in gun fight Prisoner dies in bold escape AMERICUS Ga UPI A husky lifeterm convict who killed two sheriffs deputies and a bystander Thursday in a dar ing escape in Marianna Fla was shot to death in a gunbattle near here nearly 100 miles away by police who cornered him at a house A 15yearold boy held hostage by the convict escaped withoul injury A Georgia State Highway Pa trolman Mas critically wounded in the wild chase that ended with the death of squat 240 pound Melvin A Weaver who shot his way out of a hospital in Marianna Fla Weaver who was revived by oxygen in Marianna when he was overcome by smoke when he set fire to his jail bunk seized a family of three in Mar ianna and fled into South Geor gia after shooting the two depu ties and the bystander at the hospital He released the three mem bers of the family near Colquitt Ga and headed north tow an Albany in the familys T Near Smithville Ga abou 80 miles northeast of Marianna Georgia highway patrolmen in stopped and seized Ricky Hale as a hostage Weaver drove slowly through Smithville still heading north with a pistol at the head Ricky was one of three boy walking along the highway when Weaver stopped suddenly an ordered him into the car Three miles north of Amcri cus about 115 miles south o Atlanta Weaver suddenl dashed to the front porch of house still holding the 15year old hostage Scores of Georgia state pa trolmen county and city police men swarmed into the area t surround the house Weaver was armed with tw 38 caliber police pistols seizec from the two slain deputies a Marianna and at least two othe pistols seized from two Georgia officers whose car was taken during his wild fight Georgia patrolmen at Ameri cus said a number of shots wer exchanged between Weaver an at the house Weaver was finally brough down just north of Americus a the house on US Highway 19 Jackson County Fla depu ties Aaron Creel and Alle who were moving Weav er and three other convicts to hospital after they set fire t their jail bunks and Huber Mayo a bystander at the ho pitat were slain in Marianna Fewer than 100 greet French boss BONN Germany UP President Charles Gaulle of France Thursday began a twoclay visit to tha West German government during which he hoped to counter any gains President Kennedy made in aligning German policy with that of the United States The West Germans hoped to find a compromise between Kennedys grand design for the Atlantic community and De Gaulles concept of a West Euro pean third force between the United States and the Soviet bloc Officially DC Gaulle came to Bonn for the first of the semi annual meetings called for by the FrenchWest German treaty of cooperation signed Jan 22 But it was apparent that Ken nedys triumphal visit last week required new pressure from DC Gaulle in his drive to Soviets slap at Chinese BELLS RING TAILS FLY ON FOURTH OF Citys own Uncle Sam Diane Price 8 daughter of Mr and Mrs Jack xreeuum xv Price 126 NW does her part in the nationwide from every corner at noon by Jo Moore oy Jo Aioore observance of Independence Day Organizations across the country backed a Let Freedom Ring movement Thursday as bells rang Iowa Falls crash fatal to couple IOWA Chi cago couple was killed and heir 16yearold twin sons were njured early Thursday when their car crashed into a bridge during a heavy rainstorm Killed outright were Daniel Natiello 43 and his wife Em ma 42 The Iowa Highway Patrol said Anthony Natiello was driv who cornered him jng at the time and apparently lost control of the cat during a heavy rainstorm The auto crashed into the Iowa River bridge on U S 20 about 1 mile west of here Anthony and his twin Rich ard were taken to an Iowa Falls hospital for treatment of injuries believed to be minor Bells parades outings mark Independence Day in US By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The United States celebrated its 187th Independence Day Thurs day with fireworks parades and family outings The original cry of Let freedom ring echoed strongly this year in demonstra tions for equal rights for Negroes This years celebration inaugu rated an effort to ring all the bells in every city town and ham let President Kennedy endorsed the movement Let freedom called for all bells to toll at noon CST and con tinue for four minutes The Liberty Bell in Philadel phias Independence hall was to remain mute Vice President Lyndon B John son headed the list of speakers at the hall where the American ing morning business hours at the White House planned to fly to Squaw Island near Hyannis port Mass where the First Lady and their two children awaited him The annual fireworks display takes place Thursday night on the Washington Monument grounds in the national capital At nearby Mount Vernon Va George Washingtons home there was to be a military presentation of The Flag Story a panor amic look at various versions of Old Glory Not too far from Mount Vernon nany clergymen journeyed to Maryland to join demonstrators or equal rights for Negroes nearby farmhouse to summon help Clear Lake couple critical after crash dence from Britain o 1776 President Kennedy after spend NEW HAMPTON Clear Lake couple Dean Doyle 40 and his wife Marie 42 308 S 3rd St are in critical condi tion at a Rochester hospital after a onecar accident near WUliamstown in C h i c ka saw County Wednesday night They were driving east on Highway 346 when their car a bridge railing two miles north of Williamstown flie car landed upside down in the Wapsipinicon River with one wheel showing above the water Doyle was found partially conscious on a sand bar in the river and his wife was uncon scious at the rivers edge The accident was believed to have happened two or thveesor is h Iowa Weather outlook ckvrfy wHti showers Fri day Warmer Thursday with lews in tto Mt Friday in en pave 2 Hereen to health post DBS MOINES Ralph Hereen has been named acting Iowa commissioner of public health to succeed Dr Edmund G Zimmerer who died Tues day Hereen 60 director of the bureau of preventive diseases in the State Health Department was appointed by Gov Harold Hughes Wednesday to serve as department head until a succes hours before it was discovered at a m by Violet Mahl stead a passing motorist She saw some debris on the high way and investigated Chickasaw County Sheriff Galen Folkers said he hadnt determined whether the Doyles were thrown from the car or swam to safety He said there Hereen will continue on hi salary of a year while serving in his present post and as acting commissioner Zim merers pay was a year A 1934 graduate of the Col lege of Medicine at the State University of Iowa Hereen also holds a doctor of philosophy dc gree and a masters degree in public health He studied a the accident was no explanation as yet for Western Reserve University am Iowa State University Irwin Miller president of the National Council of Churches is sued a statement urging all citi zens to band together to take concerted action to achieve com mon goals and show a willing ness to put the common good ahead of private gain In Chicago where the conven tion of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is being held an Indepen dence Day parade and rally was expected to draw 100000 persons to the downtown district The roll of drums resounds at Vicksburg Miss where 100 years ago Confeder ate army surrendered to Union forces after a 47day siege Inside The Globe JFK STUDIES Nikitas latest offer Page 2 TURKISH guest celebrates 4th of July Page 10 ARGUE 1JJEW liquor 1 a w with county attorney Page 19 CELEBRATE 70th anni versary on 4th of July Page 20 Editorials 4 Comics 8 Society 9101112 Sports news 1516 Latest markets IS Mason City news 1819 North Iowa news M Clear Lake news 21 Transport timetable H Classified pages 2223 MOSCOW AP The Soviet Union accused Chinese Commu nists Thursday of slander med dling and aggravating relations on he eve of their peace talks in Moscow A statement by the Soviet Com munist party Central Committee said another Chinese attack on So viet policy Monday showed the Chinese do not want discontinua tion of the polemics and settle ment of the existing differences The committee said it had de cided to reply publicly in the in terests of shedding the right light on the points of difference The committee statement pub lished in the party newspaper Pravda was the bluntestMoscow has issued against the Chinese While the Chinese have been punching directly the Soviets have been claiming to be abiding by an agreement to avoid open polemics Talks with the Chinese would begin Friday as scheduled siiid the Soviet party But the Soviets hinted that the international Com munist conference demanded by the Chinese is not in sight The Soviet party pledged rt would strive at the talks for the creation of a propitious atmos phere Its statement charged the Chi nese interfered in the internal af fairs of our party when they dis tributed in Moscow copies of the June 14 letter from the Chinese party attacking Premier Khrush chev and listing points Peking wants discussed at the Moscow talks This the Soviets said grossly violated the regulations in force in the USSR swing West Germany into line with his policy Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and Vice Chancellor Ludvig Ernard greeted De Gaulle and he top men of his Cabinet at Wahn Airport But the em phasis was on the business nature of the visit and fewer than 100 spectators turned out for the arrival Kennedy drew 5000 to the airport We arc going to work for the good of our countries and for peace in Europe said De Gaulle in an arrival statement We will do fruitful work for peace in Europe said Adenauer Chancellor Konrad Adenauer joined Kennedy in a communique which appeared to endorse Amer ican aims for a unified Europe including Britain Jinked with the United Stales and per petuation of the North Alantic al liance as the primary vehicle of Western defense The communique appeared to challenge De Gaulles dream of a continental West European bloc dominated by France and West Germany with France as senior partner and Britain excluded un til it is ready to accept French leadership De Gaulle did not appear to have much chance of getting West Germany to accept his design For one thing the West Ger mans have shown they believe the United States offers them more protection against the Soviet Un ion Bulletin MOLINE HI UPI A member of an Iowa skydiv ing team was killed and three other persons were injured Thursday when their plane crashed on takeoff in a rain storm from the quadcities airport Authorities were un able to identify the dead or injured immediately j j July 4 nothing new for Charlie BARTOW Fla Smith who used to be a slave haj been a free man longer than most people have lived On Independence Day Char lie observed his 100th year of freedom and his 121st birth day He doesnt look it Theres a twinkle inhis eye and a in his step that would be envied by many men 50 years younger He doesnt wear glasses his hear ing is good and his mind is as agile as the gazelles of his na tive Africa And though hes 56 years beyond Social Security age Charlie Smith hasnt complete ly retired yet He sells soft drinks and candy bars in a oneroom concrete block build ing in Bartow sleeps in the back part of the room behind a wooden partition and takes care of most of his own needs He draws a month in So ciul Security payments Until he moved to Bartow last December Charlie was still cooking his own meals la Si aft A CHARLIE SMITH his present home though he doesnt have a stove so he eats most of his meats out often with his son Chester Smith a block and a half away Charlies life has been as varied as it is long Since he was kidnaped from Liberia by a slave ship at the age of 12 he has been a slave rancher horse breederroad builder turpentine farmer citrus picker and sideshow attraction He recalls that the slave ship docked at New Orleans and he was sold at auction to Charles Smith a rancher from Galveston Tex My boss gave me his name I told him how old I was and where I was born and he wrote it all down in the family Bible along with the rest of his family Charlie Smith now while talking of the Texan who took him home 109 years ago sometimes calls him dad sometimes my boss Charlie has been married three times but his son Ches ter is his only child Charlie was about 60 when Chester was born For another Adenauer is retirw ing this fall and the men who will succeed him have shown more sympathy toward admission of Britain to the continental family and continued close links with the United States than toward a Eu ope dominated by France In attempting to counteract the ffect of Kennedys visit DC laulle concentrated on the West German leadership and made no attempt to match the American residents enthusiastic reception by the German masses De Gaulle brought along the top iffictals of his government The ooperalion treaty calls for quar crly consultation in the fields of diplomacy defense education culture and youth programs One subject that probably will be discussed is the continuing de ire of Frances five partners in he Common Ger many Italy Belgium the Nether ands and ma chinery that could ultimately bring Britain into the group The French after they vetoed he British application for Com mon Market membership last Jan lary also refused to allow crea ion of a system of regular for mal consultations looking toward coordination of British and Con mon Market policies SAME OATEW224f BUtk Means Traffic to 21 Bwri ;