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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Garbage man is author His book gets acclaim By JAMES CALOGERO BOSTON CAP James J Fahcy turns down invitations to literary teas on Beacon Hill and cocktail parties at Bostons because hes too busy at his job as a garbage man The invitations started to come in when Houghton Mifflin Co published Fancys Pacific War Diary 10421945 a year ago this month The invitations increased with news Hie fifth printing is near ly sold out and a sixth printing is planned Still Fahey say Im not in author Ive been a garbage man for the City of Waltham for M years 1 still drive a gar bage truck and I guess I al ways will until I retire with my civil service pension Im not a writer never was never will be The book was a literary freak Admirals naval historian and literary critics praised the hook as a touching sailorseyc view of the war from the Solo mons through the Marianas and Philippines campaigns to Japan A bachelor of 45 who was orphaned when he was 3 Fahey still lives with his sister her husband and their three chil dren in suburban Waltham 10 miles west of Boston His bedroom measures lOxt because Im such great collector theres hardly room to turn around in there Fahcy says L guess 1 save ev erything but money Money Fahcy collects from the sale of his book goes to charity he reports Royalties to date are estimated at some His first royally check wen to a Presbyterian minister in Waltham the Rev Wyeth Wil lard to help him in his church work Money now goes to a Roman Catholic priest Father K S Michael in the vilageof Met tupalti in Dindigul South India to build a church that will sea more than 2000 Fahey lives on his pay as a garbage takehome in come of less than a week Fahey owns a type He writes of fiis v his diary oiislyv on board thelight cruise Montpelicr Becuse it Iwasille gal to keep wartime lest they fall into enemy hand wrote on scraps of pa per and when the brass a around hid the notes inside hi shirt I just put down things wanted to remember later in my life I had no intention o writing a hook he says For 15 years the notes re niained in a box under his bed When he read a book by Josep Bryan III on the life of Adm William Bull Halsey he go the idea his diary too migh be published Fifteen publishers turnei down the manuscript Fahey wrote to naval historian Samue Eliot Morison who invite Fahcy to his home in Boston After reading the diary recom mended it to his own publisher While he doesnt go to liter ary teas or cocktails the non smoking nondrinking Fahey i looking forward to one party later this month Hes going lo New York I receive a special award a Garbage Man of the year The award will be made b the Refuse Removal Journal which calls itself a nationa magazine for the sanitation in duslry fire at Garner GARNER Damages hay been estimated at I in the fire at ZrostliK Ttrc Company between Game and Duncan The building which housci the repair shop office retread tng machinery and cquipmen was destroyed Saturday A do livery van loaded with tires ready for Monday dcliv cry also was destroyed Firemen from Forest Cily Kaimvha Britt Garner an Klemme prevented the fire fron spreading to other buildings in chiding a large warehouse fille wilh new tires Cause of the fire has not bee determined It was discovers about am Saturday North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy with scattered showers and Itivrwtor storms Monday night lows in tttt Ms Tuesday mostly fair and highs in lower 0s The newspaper that makes a 11 North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JULY 1H4 ClOc i of Two SccllontStcllon Preu Full LCIM WlrW NO m Tshombe bid in Congo Big crowds enjoy Clear Lake fun CLEAR LAKE CROWD City Park at Clear Lake is jammed to the edges for the Saturday night Talent Show at the Band Shell Ihere were people as far as the eye could see and there wasnt a square inch of space available for any more The City Park contains about blocks of area and it was estimated there were 5 000 people m the park for the show More pictures and stories on Pages 7 and 20 GlobeGazette photo by Geneva Litzel Ikes brother Milton will nominate Scranton FREIGHT TRAIN Aerial view shows area in Montebello Calif where 18 cars of a Union Pacific freight train were derailed Wreckage AP hnotorax was scattered over wide area and 100 yards of track ripped out No one was injured Police use gas dogs to quell 4th of July riots By THE ASSOCIATED 1RICSS attle prods to break up Fourth of July riots by youths at five places from coast to coast About 200 persons were ar rested Several officers and ri oters were injured The riots occurred at Indian ake near Bcllefontainc Ohio Newport RI Garnclt Kan Vest Yellowstone Mont and Pleasanton Calif II LBJ seeks new ways to big society JOHNSON CITY Tex Presidenl Johnson is highly pleased and gratified at Con gress record but he is cooking up new proposals he feels will move the country toward his concept of a Great Society Johnson believes enactment of the sweeping civil rights law has cleared Ihc way for tackling such problems as metropolitan area growth the growth of in terlocking federal state and local responsibilities and fi nances health education and gearing the governmental struc ture to an age of science and technology White House sources relayed Johnsons views to newsmen covering his holiday stay here and said the chief executive al ready has a number of task forces at work on long term planning THE ASSOCIATED 1RICSS Tnrliin T aVo or egc youths staged boisterous demonstrations Friday and Sat urday nights These kids were like a keg of dynamite waiting for something lo set them off a sheriff said More than 50 young men were arrested on the two nights Tear was used to quell the riot ing Authorities said firccrackers ihrown into the crowds injur ing several youths probably riggcred the Saturday melee Dne police officer suffered a icarl attack Near Newport RI thousands of youths attending the jazz festival started to whoop it up at a beach party Beach house doors beach umbrellas and a lifeguard stand were among items tossed onto a huge bon fire police said About 100 youths were taken to jail when they hurled rocks and other missiles at officers Police cleared the beach in about90 minutes At Garnett Kan about 2000 beerdrinking youths started a riot on an outdoor dance floor Saturday night Two officers were burned by exploding cher ry bombs Thousands had converged on he small Kansas town pop 3000 for the annual sports car races Inside The Globe THEYRE OFF city bridle path opens Page 8 Editorials Police dogs bit several per sons while helping lo herd the unruly crowd to Garnelt park Police used electric cattle prods and nightslicks lo ge things under control General calls it good news CHICAGO AP GovWil iam Scranton of Pennsylvania announced Monday that Dr Mil on Eisenhowerbrother of the Former president wilt nominate Scranton at the Republican Na next week Scrjntod opened a news con ference with statement Iam delighted and pleasec to announce that Dr Milton Ei senhower will nominate me fo at the Republican Na ional Convention in San Fran cisco Gen Eisenhower know about this and is very pleased about it The general said tha was the best news he heard yet Scranton spoke with reporters early in a fast twoday appea or Illinois support built around he civil rights issue Scranton was asked how he happened to call the former president Scranton He asked me to report to Urn from time to time on the tatus of the campaign I called him Monday morning to tell him ome things I told him that Dr Milton Eisenhower had agreed o nominate Scranton was asked if there ias been any designation of per ons to second the nomination Well get to that next icranton declared Scranton said that his con rersation with Gen Eisenhower accurred about 20 minutes be ore his news conference began about am Scranton opened a lastditch campaign in the home state o Abraham Lincoln He sought to lead off a firstballot nomina tion of his rival Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona at the GOP convention Scrantons schedule Monday was turned over to oldfashionec political campaigning hand shaking and shopping center rallies He has said his aim is to arouse the public of Illinois t such an extent they will in turn pressure the slates 58vot convention delegation to turn away from Goldwater Last week the delegates indi in a poll they would giv 48 firstballot votes to Goldwa tcr Eight delegates were un S Ihc mob tore down fences tipped over outdoor toilets and signs and demolished a IraiW for bonfire fuel in the resort town Four young men were jailed At Pleasanton Calif the an nual Alameda County fair was disrupted Saturday night after officers tried to send home a half dozen youths who had Clear Lake news7 20 becn drinking were throwing firecrackers and were shouting and swearing police said Firemen used high pressure hoses on the rioters after a cherry bomb wai hurled into a patrol car injuring a deputy sheriffs leg Society rvewj 1910 Sports ntws 13U North Iowa news 15 Latest markets H Mason City news U17 Transit timetable M At West Yellowstone Mont committcd and two passed mak about 30 residents used ax handles against a mob of 1000 teen agcrs and college age youngsters Saturday night aflcr ing a Civil rights was the keyston of the 46yearold governor campaign in Illinois bccaus Goldwater voted against the c vil rights bill signed into la by President Johnson las Thursday Scranton issued a civil righl position paper Monday whic again attacked Goldwatcrs po sition on the issue as utterl incredible He said the GOP i committed to taking furthe steps at all levels of govern ment lo end discrimination be yond the scope of the new civ rights law Scranton came lo Chicag Sunday night afler a weekcn of strategy sessions at his horn base in Harrisburg preparin for the final push for the nom nation THE GIRL IS ATTRACTIVE Nina Michelle Wild of Chicago a week Photofax lots of interested puppies The 6month old girls parents Mr and Mrs Rich T Wild brought their St Bernard dog 1 her litter with them Rites scheduled for N Iowa holiday traffic crash victims BANCROFTFuneral services Mrs Charles McGuirc Banbe in the parish cemetery Ros 3f wtAn offinrrrtrl r V V y XIO5 arranged Monday for wo of the three victims of a necar auto accident near Dav s City over the weekend croft is in fair condition with head and chest injuries at a Leon hospital The McGuirc boy had been accepted at a Missouri college i VvJlLClili Dead are Penelope Dodds 16 and the group had gone to visit laughter of James and Helena ithe campus They on the Vtwfl A11 T Veisbrod Dodd Lone Rock Donald Vaske 18 son of Mr and MrsMarvin Vaske of near Jancroft and Kathleen Sawyer 8 who had been living with an mcle and aunt Mr and Mrs Nick Becker Bancroft A fourth teenager Joseph McGuire 18 son of Mr and Lodge to Kansas Missouri to aid Scranton drive WICHITA Kan Cabot Lodge Monday began a twoday campaign in Kansas and Missouri in an effort to win support for Pennsylvania Gov William W Scranton for the Re publican presidential nomina tion way home when they missed curve entering Davis City and hit a tree It has not been de termined who was driving Funeral services for Penelope Penny Dodds will be Wednes day at 2 pm at the First Meth odist Church in Algona Burial viil be in Eastlawn Cemetery n Algona with McCullough Fu neral Home in charge She is survived by her parents two sisters Susan and Julie and a brother Scott Funeral services for Donald aries will be said Monday and Tuesday at 8 pm at the Garry Funeral Home in Bancroft Kathleen Sawyer was a 1954 jraduate of St Johns High School here Her father lives in Ellendalc Minn Funeral ar rangements for her are incom plete Four olhcr persons died in Iowa traffic accidents over the weekend They are Roberta Balir 17 of near Barnum in Webster Coun ty She died of injuries Monday suffered in a crash west of Bar num Sunday He seeks post as leader A try to pull foes together LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo Tshombe former secessionist president of Katan ga Province announced Monday he would try to form a new Con golese government with himself as premier Tshombe said President Jo soph Kasavubu had named him premierdesignate He said he was optimistic he could put to gether a Cabinet of national reconciliation to pacify the Congos many warring factions Tshombe said he had received assurances from the Rebel Com mittee of National Liberation based in Brazzaville just across the river from Leopoldvillc He added that as a token of heir good faith the rebels had rdered a halt in antigovern nent hostilities in Kwilu Kivu and North Katanga provinces Kasavubu had named Tshom e to consult with political DOSSCS and report back the past week since his return from voluntary exile he has met with leaders of all tenden cies Tshombe wil attempt to form transitional government to prepare for new tions following outgoing Premi er CynUe Adoulas on June 30 and ratification of a new constitution which is now under way Tshombe claimed he had re ceived the support of all save a few ituhiduais afhirst for power But political observers noted hat several statements signed iointly by Tshombe and other leaders were partially or wholly repudiated by the leaders al most as soon as the ink on their signatures was dry Lake doctor gets award for service CLEAR Robert A Phillips of Clear Lake has been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his service as commanding officer of tha Naval Medical Research Unit No 2 in Taipei The citation noted Phillips skillful direction of new meth ods for field treatment of chol era which were developed and successfully applied to quickly bring under control serious out breaks of the disease in east Pakistan the Philippines Ko rea and Viet Nam He helped develop and use new ways of treating cholera and helped develop a vaccine for control of trachoma which promises ultimate control of the disease Capt Phillips 57 the son of Mrs A B Phillips and the lata Dr Phillips received the award from Vice Adm Charles L Mel son on behalf of President John son The award is one of many that he has received for his work in the Far East Vaske will be Wednesday at am at St John Catholic Church in Bancroft Burial will 486 dead over 4th CHICAGO W Traffic accidents James Carl Mclchcr Jr 16 of near Monona diocl in an ac cident near there Sunday Two cars collided near Mar cngo killing Mr and Mrs Hoy Dodson of Bremerton Wash Sunday A traffic accident at Canton Mo Friday killed William Weathers 27 of Fort Madison Lodge flew horc Sunday nighttook a record 486 lives during after a strategy meeting with the threeday Fourth of July ob Scranton in Harrishurg Pa He scrvancc told newsmen he was more conThe loll was counted across vincedthan ever that Scranton the nation during the 78hour would win the nomination over weekend period from t pm Arizona Sen Barry Goldwater Thursday lo midnight Sundav SAME ROtEMT PHILLIPS ;