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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 9, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JUNE f 1H4 UOc a Paper otTwo One Associated Press Full Wires No 103 76 bands invade our city Music makers get rousing reception from 16000 N m THE APUNGTON BAND STRUTS DOWN FEDERAL Crowds enjoy festival Weatherman cooperates By LARRY FULLER GlobeGaiette Staff Writer North lowans and Southern Mmnesotans love a parade And even more they love a band So when some 76 bands and 77 queens came to town Tues day they were welcomed by an enthusiastic crowd estimated by police at over 16000 The 24th annual North Iowa Band Festival was not unlike most of the 25 which preceded it This is exactly what made it so popular with the crowds hn mg Federal Avenue TREE CLIMBER Ricky Foster QK jury trial i amendment WASHINGTON AP The Senate wrote a jury trial Sen amendment into the civil rights bill Tuesday then defeated a proposal to knock out provisions for government financed train trial amendment offered ing in how to handle school de segregation problems In the first votes on the bill in more than a month a roll call of 5148 approved a jury Thruston B Morton R Ky It would guarantee trials in all criminal contempts ans ing from the measure except in Inside The Globe Society News 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 North Iowa news Sports news Comics MO T DONT OUIT LOS ANGELES MQuote of the day Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy in a speech to stu dents at a Los Angeles high school Dont quit school for temporary job because thats just what it is voting rights cases Next the Senate turned down proposal by Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper R Iowa to elimi nate three sections of the school desegregation title of the bill Under these sections the U S Office of Education could ar range for and finance institutes train school1 personnel in deahng with desegregation problems could pay stipends to those attending the institutes and could make grants to school boards to pay at least part of the cost of local train ing of personnel to handle de segregation problems and to help the boards hire specialists to advise on such problems Thevote against this was 54 to 40 The adoption of Mortons amendment was a defeat for administration forces but they believed it might help them get the Senate to adopt Wednesday a limitation on debate by sway ing some Republican votes Ike call reportedly stopped Scran ton CLEVELAND W A tele1 phone call from former Presi dent Dwignt D Eisenhower at a crucial moment killed any hope for a srcpGoldwatcr movement centered on the candidacy of Gov William W Scranton for the Republican presidential nomination Monday it was reported An authoritative source said Eisenhower got Scranton on the phone just before the Pennsyl vania governor was to go on the air Sunday with a strong declaration of candidacy The source who declined to have his name used said Eisen hower told Scranton he h d been receiving telephone ctlls North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy cooler Mat tered sheWrs a n 4 thunder storms Tuesday night lows in upper Us Partly cloudy and cooler Wednesday iti the 70s Weigher Page 2 ibout the publicity that came rom their Saturday conference it Gettysburg Pa Eisenhower reportedly was ispleased over suggestions that ic might have a hand in a move o block Sen Barry Goldwaters drive for the GOP nomination The general impression here was that Eisenhower had a talk with George Humphrey secrc ary of treasury in his cabinet and now a Goldwater booster The general was quoted as elling Scranton he did not want to take part in any plot against anyone and suggesting that Scranton not participate in one either Scrantcn was reported to have scrapped a prepared state ment that would have gone farther than the one he actual ly delivered When Scranton who is here for the 56th annual governors conference went on television jie said only that he was mak ing himself available for a pos sible said he might havedecidedto campaign for nomination if Eisenhower had urged him to do so but the general Didnt There was color loud rever fn and MrsA1 Foster of MasonCity makes berating music as it can only be as he watches the Monroe Junior played by a high school band nearly a hundred pretty girls and floats It produced the electricity which only a North Iowa Band Festival can gen erate Everything seemed to go right In accordance with tradition the rain came the night before leaving the second Tuesday in June a bright refreshing day But the wind did produce a new twist With winds constantly at 20 to 30 miles an an occa sional 45 mile was all the banner carriers could do to negotiate some corners along the route Hats and bright plumes went flying into the crowd as unusu ally heavy blasts would hit the Rake Band with bright red berets and Led yard bandsmen with small sailorcaps perched on their heads had an especially difficult time with the wind North Iowas prettiest girls also had a time with the wind It was all Lynn Hanselman Miss LuVerne and the other band queens could do to keep the petite hats on their heads But wind was a minor thing in the bright 78degree sun The bermudaclad AckleyiGen eva and Aiden bands set the pa rade off on a cool note as they marched by North Iowa bands spared nothing In color and originality QUEEN LINDA WILKINS OF CLEAR LAKE as the glockenspiels echoed the crowds There were the fcellygreen uniforms of Kiester Osage and of course Greene The red whitegray uniforms of Manly North Central and the glistening gold and black suits of Eagle Grove Besides the bermudas other CLEVELAND Wt Gov bands had original touches George Romney of Michigan High ScHool band march byin the North Iowa Band Festival parade AYRSHIRE TWIRLERS FIGHT WIND The Cylinder band romped down Federal in cutoffoveralls and white shirts as they blew a calypso beat Long red sashes set off the uniforms of the Ellen dale band and the Britt Cham ber of Commerce brought its hoboes to promote National Ho bo Day on August 18 But the bands and queens were only part of the fun The repeated refrains for Hel lo Dolly and Everythings Coming Up Roses this year ap peared to outnumber the time BANDS Continued en 1 Late news bulletins said Tuesday that former Vice President Richard M Nixon has urged him to offer a clear choice between moderate Re publicans and Sen Barry Gold water RAriz in the contest for the GOP presidential nomin ation TUSCALOOSA Ala OB Negroes and police battled with cfubs rocks and bottles Tues day after officers refused to allow racial demonstrations KANSAS CITY Kan AP John Gtssner 28 a nuclear weapons maintenance 8 ore killed in Montana floods GREAT FALLS Mont Floods described as the worst in memory swept out of Montanas northwestern mountains Mon iay killing at least eight per ons sweeping awaydams and iridges and leaving Hundreds of esidents isolated Rain pelted he area for the fifth straight Authorities said the death toll ncluded five members of one Jlackfeet Indian family A girl was reported drowned n Valier on the Indian reserva ion and two motorists were killed when their vehicles plunged into raging streams In Glacier National Park more than200 persons were re ported cut off by flooded roads or washedout bridges Many were park employes preparing for the summer tourist season Co Howard McKinncy of the Montana National Guard said the floods were the greatest natural disaster the state has ever suffered ridges and long stretches ft nundated At least 20 jridges and four earthen dams were carried away by the pound ng water f JT Center of the flood area wai northwest of Great Falls he surging through small communities and ranch Djespite poorfiying rio one jetpowered Damage estimates ranged into the millions of dollars Rescue workers were blocked in many places by washedoui Force heii the flood technician wai convicted Tuesday of giving restricted information to Russian agents and was immediately sen tenced to life in prison Worlds first nuclear merchant ship on voyage NEW YORK AP The worids first atom powered merchant ship has sailed on itsjier of the Helena Mont In first transatlantic voyage dependent Record a Lee news The nuclear ship SavannahPaPer told GlobeGazette in r 1s left Monday for Bremerhavcn Germany with 289 tons of gen eral cargo 6000 bags of mail and 13 paying passengers She has accommodations for CO Nonpaying travelers and nu clear ship trainees filled the re maining berths copter penetrated strickenarea With a sling and hoist Air Force medics lifted seven oer sons from perches pranging from tree limbs to rooftops Ari Air Force spokesman said one man was taken from a roof just aj it started to go under water Dams burst near Choteay Browning Dupuyer and East Glacier sending walis of up to 30 feet high over sparsely populated area Col McKinney set up a rescue operations center in Helena the state capital after acting Gov Dave Manning declared the floods a state emergency Gov FLOODS Continued on Page J No warning as the dams broke By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor There was little warning of the tragic floods in northern US is cleared in Panama riots GENEVA AP The Inter national Commission of Jurists Tuesday cleared the United Stales of Panamanian charges that American troops and police violated human rights in the bloody Panama Canal Zoneriots last January The commission found how that excessive force may have been used to put down the rioting and to stop sniping from the Panamanian side of tfce bor der The commission also criticized Panamanian authorities for fail ing to curb the rioters and snip ers and for doing nothing against inflammatory broad casts at the height of the Twentytwo persons including three American soldiers were killed About 325 others were in jured during the incidents Jan 912 Panamanian crowds en raged in a dispute about the fiy ing of the Panamanian flag in the Canal Zone burned vlown several buildings and wrecked cars shops and other American property y The commission a private or ganization of lawyers judges and law professors throughout the nonCommunist world was asked by the National Bar As sociation of Panama to investi gate whether the gunfire of US police and soldiers against the rioters was a violation of the universal declaration of human rights xi a telephone interview Tuesday We got the first word on looding in the Glacier National Park area about noon Monday said Miller It didnt appear too serious Then the earthen dams started going out on small streams smack smack smack They went one after another start ing about midafternoon Mon day Miller said were worried about small towns like Choteau Dupuyer and Augusta between Glacier and Great Falls We dont know whats hap pened to farm families near these towns cither he con tinued Miller said the flooding Is traced to heavy snows in the high mountains of northern Mon tana in early May The rest of May was cold and the didnt melt until the warm rains of the last few days he said The pressure of the melting snow and heavy rains wastoo much for the dams on small streams Miller who said Great Faffs apparently will berspared severe damage added that only light sprinkles were continuing Tues day in Helena Were high and dry he aid Miller said that it is impos sible now to enter Glacier Na tional Park from the east he cause of destruction of highway and railroad bridges Tourists from your area should take Highway 10 to Mis soula and enter the park from the south he said SAflE ;