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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Situation is not Attempt to assassinate Taylor falls throyQh DEFENSE SECRETARY McNAMARA MEETS THE TROOPS SAIGON Viet Nam AP Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara said Tuesday the Vietnamese situation has deteri orated in many aspects in the last 15months but the picture is not all black Then he headed home from his fiveday survey to report to President Johnson McNamara said nothing in a news conference statement about expectations that this re port will form the basis for a sizable increase in US military strength in Viet Nam An apparent attempt to as sassinate US Ambassador Max well D Taylor a savage battle at a garrison post near the Cam bodian frontier and a second Viet Cong attack on the US 1st Infrantry Divisions 2nd Brigade at Bien Hoa were among high lights of the day Four suspects including two boys were reported arrested aft er discovery and disarming of a claymore bomb planted at the entrace of a stadium where Taylor and senior Vietnamese officials were attending a Unity Day celebration Returning to Washington with McNamara were Gen Earle G Wheeler chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Ambassa dordesignate Henry Cabot Lodge who is to relieve Taylor in midAugust The overall situation contin ues to be serious McNamara told a news conference flying back to Washington He cited increased Viet Cong concentrations the rate and intensity of enemy operations the disruption of communica tions throughout the country and an intensification of terror ist activity But the situation is not all black said the secretary Thd VIET NAM Turn to 2 up tests in To picket and march The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition BOGALUSA La AP Civil rights forces step up public ac commodation tests picketing and a march Tuesday following Justice Department action with suits to halt police officials and the Ku Klux Klari from interfer ing with demonstrators A Z Young presidentof the Bogalusa Voters League tolcka rally Monday night of the plans for widescale public accommo dation tests and demonstrations He said that Asst US Atty Gen John Doar on a peace making mission to the racially torn town had brought some thing to town that we had lost Young said We had lost con fidence in the federal govern ment the FBI At one time we thought any thing could be the FBI But these Kluxers in Boga lusa were so strong that they had the FBI eating out of their hands Young did not elaborate after making the comment at the mass rally Doar who heads the civil rights division of the Justice Department filed suits in US District Court at New Orleans Monday to halt city police offi cials and the KKK from inter feringwith civil rights demon strators He also asked that Public Safety Commissioner Arnold Spiers and Police Chief Claxton Knight be Doar was when white bystanders attacked a group of biracial pickets out side a shopping center about a block from the City Hall There were no city police on duty there Doar said Spiers and Knight had failed toprovide reasonable protection for work ers under an injunction issued July lOvby US Dist Judge Her bert Christenberry in New Or leans In Jonesborb another paper mill town upstate from Bogalu VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 20 1945 10c a Paper Consists of Two Ona Associated Full Wires No 137 Name Goldberg to UN held in contempt on hand Saturday Reef Cross Chest unite A Mason City United Fund came into being Tues day with the announcement of merger of the fund campaigns of the Community Chest and the Mason City portion of the North Central Iowa Red Cross Chapter Including the seven original Red Feather agencies ofthe Chest the Red Cross and nine national appeals being included for the time there will be a single fall appeal for 17 agencies The goal for the new United Funds 196566 appeal in Oc tober will be according to the Rev William F Powers United Fund president For the fall campaign this includes a sixmonth allotment to the Red Cross in order to make up the difference between time the Red Cross year ends and the fiscal year the UnitedFund begins For Red Cross this means of the the Mason City share of the an ticipated years local needs of Red Cross After this years ad justment of fiscal years the United Fund drives will include a full years Red Cross needs from Mason City The exactportions of the goal to be assigned to agencies from the campaign will be the other upcoming announced KNIGHT SPIERS sa Police Chief Adrian Peevey quit the sixman department The Congress of Racial Equality has been pressing civil rights demands in the northwest Louisiana community Negroes picketed a store Monday In neighboring Mississippi Richard Holmes 21 a Starkville Negro enrolled at Mississippi State University without inci dent He is the first member of his race to attend the school In New Orleans Doar also asked for an injunction to halt Klansmen from assaulting threatening harassing interfer ing with or intimidating any Negro in the exercise of his rights in Washington Parish His complaint named three Klansmen of the original Knights of the KKK and said the Disabled American Veterans Hall outside Bogalusa was the chief gathering place for the Klan Spiers and Knight pledged shortly after the suits were filed in federal court that the law would be upheld In Dears complaint against the two officials five affidavits were filed by civil rights work ers alleging beatings and har assment Doar filed other suits seeking to have three restaurants and a service station serve ftegro pa trons In a march Monday Po lice Chief L C Terrell turned the group around when he told them state law prohibited dem onstrations while city court was In session Earlier a Negro picket com plained to police that an uniden tified white man slugged him He said the man disappeared in a store later after final budget study However preliminary budget review has made possible the announcement of a total goal The original Red Feather agencies to be supported by the United Fund are Boy and Girl Scouts Family Service Public Health Nursing Association Sal vation Army and YM and YW CAs The national appeals list ing includes some purely Iowa serving organizations and some national goup whose work benefits Mason Cityans They are the Council on So cial Work Education the Flor ence Crittendcn Home for un wed mothers at Sioux City the towa Association for Mental Health Iowa Childrens Home Society Iowa Welfare Associa tion National Travelers Aid USO Iowa Association for Re tarded Children and Iowa Chapter of the Arthritis Foun dation The action toward formation of the United Fund was ap proved by the boards of direc Strike at Albert Led pack plant ALBERT LEA strike of 900 production and maintenance employes of the Albert Lea Wilson Company plant Tues day entered its second day A company spokesman said Despite the fact that the mem bers of the union are clearly in violation of the terms of the unions contract with the com pany the representatives o management are meeting with the representatives of the union to discuss the basis on which the employes will be permittee to return to work The members of Local 6 United Packinghouse Food anc Allied Workers of America walked off the job Monday Management called this a vio lation of the No Walkout provision of their tract with the company The cause of the walkout was the refusal of workers in the sausage packing department to continue work after a dispute over the job assignment of one employe The workers were indefinite ly suspended Choice comes as a surprise WASHINGTON WVPresident Johnson named Su preme Court Justice Arthur J Goldberg Tuesday to the new US ambassador to the United Nations In a quickly arranged ceremony in the White louse rose garden the President with Goldberg at lis side named his choice to succeed the late Adlai E Stevenson Goldberg said the message of Adlai Stevenson to he world must HO THE STRAW straw effigy of North Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh is carried into the Cong Hoa Stadium in Saigon Tuesday Photofax where a government rally was in progress Stu dents ripped the effigy apart before it was sched uled to be burned AA FOUNDER DIES CHESTERFIELD Ind AP Belford Amos 83 one of the five original founders of Alcoholics Anonymous and vet eran newspaperman died Sun day North Iowa news 3 Editorials 4 Society news 1011 Sports 1718 Mason City news 2021 Latest markets 20 Comics 22 Clear Lake news Farm news Classified pages 3031 AUTHOR DIES TORONTO D McDowell 77 author and award winning novelist died Monday after a long illness 21inch rains cause floods in Missouri 10 are dead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Floodwaters created by tor rential rains of up to 21 inches roared over northwestern and westcentral Missouri Tuesday Several cities and towns were inundated and was forecast more ram was At least 10 persons were re ported dead or missing Hundreds of others were res cued during the night by boats irom the lop of stores and build ings By midmorning the water had begun receding at Smithville a town of 1200 just north of Kan sas City The Little Platte River there had gone more than 15 feet above flood stage to engulf virtually all business places and homes in the town Several per sons were reported missing there The Clay County sheriffs Restore severed arm of boy tors of both the Community Chest and Red Cross Red Cross and Chest leaders expressed the hope that all charitable funding can become a part of the United Fund in the near future A statement issued with the United Fund an nouncement said Mason City citizens have been asking for a United RED CROSS Please turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy through Wed nesday with scattered show ers and thunderstorms over 20 to 40 per cent of the area Tuesday night in mid Highs Wednesday in mid to jippcr BUFFALO NY medical vigil con tinued Tuesday over a 15yearold boy whose right arm was severed in a washing machine and restored by surgery In all Michael Brown has spent hours in surgery since the accident Sunday His arm was torn off by a spinning unit in the wash ing machine He was rushed to Meyer Memorial Hospi tal along with the arm A 14member medical team directed by Dr Alfred Menno worked seven hours Sunday night to restore the arm Dr Menno said after the surgery that a week would be needed to determine the opera tions success But Monday the cold and pale and no pulse could be recorded so Menno and the surgical team spent hours eliminating a blood clot in an arm artery The clot was cleared and Dr Menno re ported the blood flow is satisfactory Michael a high school junior who is right handed is the son of Mr and Mrs John H Brown of Clarance ARM WAS TORN OFF e fice said a boat capsized in mithville wfth six aboard Only nc was known to be rescued Also evacuated during the ight were residents of Tracy Okay pay hike lor soldiers WASHINGTON AP Th passed Tuesday a bill Jo give 2 million uniformed military per sonnel a annual pa raise The vote was a unanimous 41 to 0 The Senate has not yet acted As passed by the House the raise would average 107 per cent with lowranked enlisted personnel averaging 13 per cent and officers 72 per cent Debate on the measure twice as costly as proposed by the Johnson administration was concluded Monday with no spok en opposition Only the fact that some members were in Illinois attending Adiai Stevensons fu neral held up its formal passage House leaders put off the roll call vote to protect the absen tees who want to be on the rec ord in support of the bill Because the average 107 per cent boost proposed is more than double the 47 per cent in crease recommended by a pres idential panel congressional leaders privately predicted that the uniformed services could ex pect a pay hike of between 7 and 8 per cent when Congress finally disposes of the measure not yet considered by the Sen mans ancient supplication to grant us peace And he promised to attempt tobririgthe rule law tb jcg latioiis tions it is that or doom and we all know that Goldberg said The selection came as a dis tinct surprise Speculation had centered on the idea of a Cabi net reshuffle Congressional informants said Monday Johnson might offer the UN post to Secretary of State Dean Rusk arid they thought Rusk might be receptive Some of the talk revolved around the idea of shifting Sec retary of Defense Robert S Me ARTHUR GOLDBERG From court to UN Namara to ment State Depart tissouri City and Mosby Rock Port in the northwest orner of the state had eight nches of additional rain during night on top of an esti mated 13 which fell Sunday ight Water from B o n e y Iranch inundated Main Street gain and rcflooded scores of omes and business places Thousands of acres of crop and were flooded as the rains ept coming down Gov Warren E Hearnes said e would ask President Johnson o have the hardhit sectors de lared disaster areas Highways were closed in many arts of the area Train traffic o the east south and north of Kansas City was stalled in some laces To the east of the hardhit lood area heavy rains fell dur ng the night Concordia had 66 nches Odessa 608 Warrens burg 92 and Pleasant Hill 327 A 12yearold boy Mike Hen ey drowned when two boats capsized after rescuing a wom an and four boys from a car swept off the highway by flood waters of Blackwater Creek near Holden Mo Two men Bill Callaway and Forrest Me Keun are missing Mrs John Hawk 42 of near Easton Mo was reported miss ing after her car was washed from a Platte River bridge near ate Garretsburg Senate OfCs Mississippian for judgeship WASHINGTON AP The Senate Judiciary Committee ap proved 112 Tuesday President Johnsons nomination of former Mississippi Gov James P Cole man to be a judge of the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals Colemans appointment under heavy attack from some civil rights groups because of his seg regationist record was unani mously approved by a three member subcommittee last week after two days of hearings The nomination now goes to the full Senate for a vote at a later date Coleman testified at last weeks hearings that as gover nor from 1956 to I960 he acted in the light of circumstances hen prevailing in Mississippi but he added I have no bias or prejudice or feeling that will keep me from fully obeying the de cisions of the Supreme Court and the acts of Congress in this field Atty Gen Nicholas Katzen bach asked Senate confirmation of Colemans appointment Goldberg was the late Presi dent Kennedys first appoint ment to the Supreme Court Be fore that he served in the Cabi net as secretary of labor after a long career as a labor lawyer Other names had flitted about in speculation on a successor to Stevenson who died of a heart attack on a London street last Wednesday and was buried Mon day in Bloomington 111 Goldberg and his wife both traveled with the Johnsons to and from Stevensons funeral Johnson said it was at his in sistence that Goldberg had agreed to leave a lifetime job on the nations highest court and step into the field of internation al diplomacy and negotiation Like Stevenson Goldberg comes from Illinois He is a na tive of Chicago Johnson called Goldberg a man of courage conviction and humanitarianism Always Johnson said we strive for a world where all men live in peace under a rule of jus tice under law It is fitting that we should ask a member of the highest court to relinquish that position and speak for the Unit ed States before the United Na tions The Goldberg announcement GOLDBERG Please Turn to 2 ;