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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Americus lawmen on alert Negroes plan demonstration AMERICAS Ga UP More than 100 state troopers and city policemenarmed with riot guns stood by Saturday as Negro leaders planned more dem onstrations in this south Geor gia city the scene of a slay ing and racial violence the past two weeks Funeral services were to be held late Saturday for Andrew A Whatley Jr a 21yearold while man killed by shots fired from a passing car Wednesday night Two Negroes have been charged with murder in the slaying Benjamin Van Clarke a field worker for Dr Martin Luther Kings Southern Christian Lead ership Conference led the last of three marches on the court house Friday night after city officials ignored an ultimatum demanding an immediate meet ing of a biracial committee which has been formed to help ease racial tensions here Mayor T Griffin Walker said he would reply to the ultimatum today Negro leaders said that down town stores would be picketed in an effort to get merchants to bring pressure on city officials Speaking to a group of about 200 demonstrators who made the third march to the court house Friday night Willie Bold en another SCLC field worker asked the Negroes to boycot the merchants He told the crowd that King would address a rally Monday night The three inarches Friday were made despite a plea fron the mayor and City Council for an end to demonstrations after the death of Whatley a Marine Corps recruit who was shot as he stood at a gas station with several other white youths The last march Friday took place after Clarke said he would call off demonstrations tempo rarily if the biracial committe would go into session When the ultimatum was ig nored the Negroes began thei third march to the courthouse It was made under heavy polic guard and completed withou incident Willie Hicks a member of th Student Nonviolent Coordinatin Committee told the group marchers I think that if w cant build Americus we shoul tear it down The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Homo Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 31 W5 UOc i Paper Conilsti of Two PTMI Full Leue No 147 UN ponders Viet issue Hughes Miller respect each others strength By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director CLEAR of the bulls of the Iowa political arena got together here Friday night but there was no locking of horns In fact the Harold Hughes and Sen Jack some very compli mentary things to say about each least about the political prowessTof the other The occasion for the meeting of the two some ob servers believe will be battling for Millers Senate seat next the annual Gover nors Day Stag at the AllVet erans Social Center It was easy to see that the two men have respect for the others political strength Hughes who said he has made no decision about his po litical that Miller would provide the hardest kind of competition in a politi cal campaign He is a diligent campaign er the Democratic governor continued and not just anyone can beat either him or Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper On the other hand Miller called Hughes the best vote getter the Democrats of now He pointed out however that the election isnt being held today and what really counts is who is the strongest vote getter on election day A lot of things can happen between now and then Even if Millers remarks were only lefthanded compli ments for the governor they were better than what he had say about President John Negro teens given lesson on Viet war JACKSON Miss AP A militant civil rights group that called for Negroes to defy the draft has expanded its urgings to freedom school classes of teenage Negroes Ranier Selig a Freedom Dem ocratic party worker from Chi cago said Saturday he had in structed nearly 50 students in Confident will be no steel strike PITTSBURGH AP The United Steelworkers and the jasic steel industry facing the hreat of a strike for the second ime in three months were out wardly confident Saturday they could beat a Sept 1 deadline The Steelworkers 163mem ber wage policy committee Dranding the industry unrealis lc inflexible and pennypinch ing voted as expected Friday to serve 30 days strike notice Aug 1 Despite the harsh statement Union President I W Abel said certainly a contract can be reached Many agreements are written in less than 30 days Chief industry negotiator R Conrad Cooper labeled the union statement the tired old tactic of blaming us In a prepared statement he said strike notice would not persuade the compa nies to grant demands that are not in the best interests of em ployes companies customers and the nation Cooper however held out hope in off the cuff remarks that settlement could be reached in time to avert what would be the nations first steel strike since the crippling 116 day shutdown of 1959 son and the Administrations program He charged that the Presi dent has been able to get just about what he wants through Congress by employing a one party system Its like having Woody Hayes send a football team to Iowa and then having the Hawkcyes put only five men on the field to battle it he pointed out in explaining the Democrats control of Con gress The biggest disappointment of this Congressional session Miller said has been the pass age of Medicare and its im pact on people in the lower in come bracket who have to bear the tax load This concept of social justice HUGHES Please turn to Page 2 Consider calling a debate Might try for session Warplanes hit targets in Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam If US and Viet namese war planes pounded Communist targets in both North and South Viet Nam Saturday but there was an apparent lull in major ground action A US military spokesman reported no significant ground fighting although Viet Cong guerrillas launched CHOW TIME Four state officials take time out from talkingpolitics to get some chow at the Governors Day Stag at Clear Lake Friday The men are left to right Lt Gov Robert Fulton Sen George OMalley Des Moines Speaker of the House Vince Steffen New Hampton and State Auditor Lome Worthington several attacks on ment some at the doorstep of Saigon Tht spokesman gave this de scription of the war action A government force killed two Viet Cong on a sweep operation near the abandoned outpost of Ba Ta that was overrun Friday night for the third time this week Vietnamese casualties were described as light The out post is only four miles from Saigon The Viet Cong hit a or three miles from the capi itals Tan Son Nhut Airport Fri day night inflicting heavy casualties on nine defenders End session after passing housing bill McComb in the evils of the bomb and what we can do to stop this warin Viet Nam Sclig told a newsmen he de voted an allday session of his freedom school class to the Viet Nam war Sclig said the antimilitary feeling had been sort of in the air for quite a while but only when we put in in writing did A wouldbe al MADiSON Wis AP The Wisconsin Legislature recessed its session and started a summer vacation early Satur day after the assembly passed a bipartisan open housing bill 61 it catch on The writing was a leaflet passed out in Negro communi ties across the state urging Ne gro mothers to stop their sons from honoring the draft and ask ing Negroes in the armed serv ices to stage hunger strikes The leaflet was reprinted in the Freedom Democratic par tys official newsletter and post ed on the headquarters bulletin board US plans to send delegation to Mongolia WASHINGTON AP The United States is planning to send a delegation next week to a UN conference in Ulan Ba tor capital of Mongolia The United States does not recognize the remote Asian country which is nestled be tween China and Russia and is considered proSoviet Mrs Gladys Tillett American representative to the UN Com mission on the Status of Wom en will be the US delegate to the Aug 317 seminar on the participation of women in pub lic life most immediately possible if the parties could settle the hard core problem namely how much he said Cooper and Abel appearing at separate news conferences con firmed that the union is seeking wage and benefit increases of about 18 cents an hour per man and that the industry has of fered nine cents The length of a contract is apparently not a big issue These are virtually the same positions both held when an in terim contract was signed last April 28 averting a May 1 strike Steelworkers now earn an aver age of an hour in wages and benefits Cooper said negotiations had reached the where only the nine cent difference needed to be resolved The wage policy committee statement however said the industry had been in flexible also in the major con tract issues of pensions insur ance and supplemental unem ployment benefits The union won 115 cents an hour in the interim contract but Cooper said Friday that the cost of a shortterm agreement was less important than the cost in a longterm contract ihe Globe Clear Lake news 3 Church news Mason City Latest markets Society news Editorials North Iowa newt stolen from club at base MANILA armed men held up the crowded non commissioned officers club at the United States Clark Air Base Friday night and escaped with an estimated The theft one of the biggest hauls in Philippine history touched off a fourprovince hunt for the ban dits One American airman was wounded critically when the gang sprayed the clubs parking area with submachincgun fire A base spokesman said the bandits seized two women as hostages but soon released them unharmed A getaway car was abandoned just inside the base fence and the bandits apparent ly scaled the fence and made their getaway in a jeep waiting outside 28 Senate action was not sched uled until after the legislature reconvenes Oct 4 The assembly vote came with out debate Friday night The bill would ban discrimination in the sale and rental of housing handled as a business but would exempt owneroccupied housing and apartment buildings with four or fewer tenants The long session hobbled by an election split which gave Re publicans control of the Senate and Democrats a majority in the assembly finally produced a record budget that was signed into law earlier in the week 26 days after the biennium for which it was written began The million budget in cluded increases in the state in come tax rates and a jump in the cigarette tax from eight to ten cents a package Total state spending for the twoyear fiscal period reached about bil lion with inclusion of separate highway and conservation budg et bills The legislature also approved planning for the first new state universities to be built in half a century with institutions ear marked for the Green Bay AppletonOshkosh and Racine Kenosha areas It decreed creation of a state wide system of vocational and 2 Koreans sentenced to death SEOUL Korea AP Two South Korean army colonels were sentenced to death Satur dayalter a courlmartial boart found them guilty of plotting t overthrow the government o President Chung Hee Park UNITED NATIONS NY Prompted by a US request for help in finding a peace formula for Viet Nam UN Se curity Council members be gan conferring Saturday on whether to launch a de bate on the Asia conflict There was speculation that nonpermanent members of the 11nation council might reviva earlier attempts to hold a ses sion on Viet Nam They sounded out the United States and the Soviet Union about a Viet Nam debate last February when the US air strikes began against North Viet Nam Both big pow ers were reported cool Nonpermanent council mem bers are Bolivia Ivory Coast Jordan Malaysia Netherlands and Uruguay It was not dis closed which ones have been pushing for debate on Viet Nam Fridays appeal for council was made by US Ambas ador Arthur J Goldberg in a ettcr to Soviet Ambassador Platon D Morozov council Fourteen Viet Cong were killed Friday 350 miles north east of Saigon during a govern ment operation in Quang Tin Province Vietnamese losses were very light In the heaviest of three raids against the north four US Navy A4 Skyhawks from the carrier Independence hit a transportation terminal 60 miles south of Hanoi Pilots reported two railroad cars derailed one truck dam aged a warehouse hit and a railroad spur damaged Fires were reported in the area after the strike US and Vietnamese war planes flew more than 500 sor ties in South Viet Nam during the 24hour period ending this morning About 275 Viet Cong were killed but the figure was an es timate not based on body count Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky was quoted Saturday as say ing the South Vietnamese armed forces would be in creased in the near future and that the buildup would continue until victory Ky did not elaborate howev er in the interview with a Viet namese language daily newspa per MAKING A POINT Sen Jack Miller uses a finger to make a point in a conversation with Gov Harold Hughes at the Governors Day Stag at Clear Lake Friday A third colonel was sentenced to life imprisonment and three colonels and a lieu tenant terms ranging from 5 to 15 years The army court acquitted colonel and a major of charges of failing to report the plot to authorities The ninth defendant a colo nel received a suspended sen tence Those convicted were expect ed to appeal The nine defendants were ar rested in early May and charged in connection with an alleged plot to stage a coup on May 16 The death sentences were giv en to Col Won Chungyun 44 a former press aide to Presi dent Park when the latter head ed the 196163 ruling military junta and Col Park Indo 40 ormer artillery commander of an Army corps They were ac cused of leading the plot The court said the plotters had personal grudges over pro motions and assignments and sought to satisfy personal ambi tions through a coup Seven civilians including a retired army lieutenant gener al have been indicted in con nection with the colonels plot and are awaiting trial president for July Goldberg did not specifically request a meeting but US sources said if one was called he Would attend Goldberg wrote Morozov lhat the United States wanted nego tiations for peace in Viet Nam Hughes supports ruling oneman technical schools by 1970 and set up a program of slate loans and tuition grants to Wisconsin stu dents attending private colleges in the state Senate unit okays urban cabinet post AP A the nations cities a place in the Presidents cabinet has received the ap proval of the Senate Govern ment Operations Committee The House passed proposal would create a department of housing and urban development primarily from the Housing and WASHINGTON measure to give Expect Greeks to agree on compromise candidate ATHENS AP Greeces political parties are expected to try to agree on a compromise candidate for premier following the collapse of Parliaments attempts to debate the 16day old government crisis Sources said Premier George Athanasiadis Novas probably will not yield power unless polit ical leaders agree on a candi date acceptable to King Con stantino and a majority of Par liament The 300 member Parliament was suspended indefinitely Fri een called to debate the tense situation which has pitted the government against ousted Pre mier George Papandreou and is supporters The 25yearold king fired Papandreou July 15 because of the 77yearold premiers plan to Home Finance Agency and its day night unable to muster a satellites quorum A special session had purge the Greek armed forces North Iowa Weather outlook Cooler Saturday and Sun day High Saturday in the 80s Low Saturday night 55 to lower Weather Details on Page 2 DES MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes said Saturday he supports the US Supreme Court ruling of one manone vote in the makeup state legislatures and will oppose the federal slitution to allow some basis oth cr than that Do we believe in a society based on equality individual citizenship or do we not Hughes asked in the prepared roposal in Congress supported y some prominent leaders of oth parties to amend the con ititution permitting other fac ors in legislative apportion ment of rightists political elements appointment of Athanasiadis Novas 72 touched off riots and proPapandreou rallies Papandreou and 142 Center Union party deputies backing him boycotted Friday nights Parliament debate expecting to enter the chamber several days hence to vote against a confi dence motion With Parliament suspended the confidence vote has been put off indefinitely lowering Athanasiadis Novas already cast If we believe that all men are created equal under our con stitution then no argument however persuasive can alter the fact that each mans vote should count the same Hughes wound up his text by saying In the final analysis undo our free system it is people rights that count Not state rights or county rights or prop erty righti but people dim chances of getting the conrights stitulionally required mandate The governor referred in a With full respect for the opin ons of those who subscribe to the other point of view Hughes said I cannot go along with hose who would have us do major surgery on our constitu tion in order to change the one manonevote ruling of the fed eral courts In the first place I believe deeply in the Constitution of the United Slates and in its guaran tees of the rights of all citizens regardless of race color creed economic status or place of resi dence In the second place I also believe in the validity of our threebranch system of govern ment and in the assigned role of the courts in protecting the rights of the individual citizen He said the members of tha council had a special responsi bility to persist in the search for a negotiated end to the cruel and futile violence that ravages the Republic of South Viet Nam The United States stands ready he said to collaborate unconditionally with members of the Security Council in the search for an acceptable formu la to restore peace and security to that area of the world It is the hope of my govern ment that the members of tha Security Council will somehow find the means to respond ef fectively to the challenge A negotiated settlement would involve the councils vaguely defined powers under the UN Charter to deal with such is sues In theory these provisions would make it possible for the council to call on South Viet Nam North Viet Nam the Unit ed States the Soviet Union and Communist China to confer on peace in Viet Nam Seek consent for vote on remap issue WASHINGTON AP The Senates Democratic and Re publican leaders plan to seek unanimous consent for a vote Wednesday on a constitutional amendment to permit one housa of state legislatures to be appor tioned on a nonpopulation ba sis Democrat Mike Mansfield of Montana and Republican Ever ett M Dirksen of Illinois said Friday they would seek tha unanimous consent agreement Monday Dirksen is chief spon sor the amendment which seeks to override last years Supreme Court ruling that both houses be apportioned according to population Sen William Proxmire D Wis one of the opponents of the Dirksen amendment said ha was personally willing to go along with the plan for a vote Wednesday SAME ;