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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Marine The newspaper that makes a II North lowans neighbors in To defend air base DA NANG Smith Viet Nam AP The US Marines land ed by sea and air in South Viet Nam Monday to strengthen the defense of the key Da Nang air base against attack by the Com munist Viet Cong One battalion of lyiOO Marines came ashore from four 7th Fleet transport ships standing half a Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH W5 UOc Paper Conslsti ol Two Associated Treu Full No 24 Plan Selma march mite off the coast north of Saigon 380 miles A second battalion began riving without fanfare aboard C130 Air Force Transports from Okinawa About in all from the 3rd Marine Division were ex pected by Tuesday night in cluding a helicopter squadron Landing of the helicopter gixjup was reported delayed by heavy surf which also slowed the movement of tanks and artit lery In Ihe beach A detachment of 1200 Ma rines was already at Da Nang manning Hawk antiaircraft mis sile batteries At the beach 10 miles west of Da Nang he Marines charged ashore in traditional fashion some slipping and sliding on the wot sand At the air base the Leather necks walked calmly off their planes and stood in files while they were assigned lo bivouac areas After securing the beach the seaborne Murines moved on to UKair base One of the C130 transport planes was hit the wing by a snipers bullet as it was making iu Inndiri approach beneath low clouds No one was hurt Five injured in railroad accident at Forest City and tin landing plane made a normal FOREST CITY men were injured Saturday night when a snow plow be ing pushed by a train bounced on ice a n d was thrown on top of a diesel unit The men injured all were riding in the enclosed snow plow which was being used Charge attorney in deaths Two slain in Mankato MANKATO Minn AP to open Chicago and North Western lines clogged by the heavy snow that fell here this week The injured were identi fied by the Forest City hos pital as Gordon Day of Cor with with leg and shoulder injuries John Palachek of Callendar pelvic injuries Dale Gathman of Fort Dodge bruises Earl Jos lin of Fort Dodge chest in juries and Leo Dundei of Fort Dodge who had cuts Day and Palachek were transferred to Mercy Hos pital in Mason City They were in satisfactory condi tion Monday Dundei was treated and released Trainmen estimated that the train composed of the snow plow three diesel en gines and 37 cars was go ing about 20 miles an hour when it struck ice on a Highway 111 crossing six miles southwest of Forest City The snow plow bounced in the air and then was thrown back by the speed of the train One of the die sel units was damaged when the snow plow landed on it About half a dozen of the freight cars left the tracks Authorities said seven men were riding in the snow plow w here they could get out and clear the snow when the plow be came stuck The train originated at Fort Dodge and was bound for Minneapolis No trains had been over the lines since Thursday because of snow pretty secretary and a young college student were shot to death Mondav and a young Iwo easualues were aUorney son of a state gislator was charged with rst degree murder Slain with a high powered 2 caliber rifle were Judith rown 23 employed by a Man ato auto parts firm and Perne ilvernale 20 Mankalo Stale during the landin An enlisted mans chest was crushed when he was caught between a transport and a land ing craft as Ihey brushed to gether He was expected to survive A captain broke his leg while ccaling down a rope net The Viet Cong made no tempt to interfere with the Marines lauding The Marines arc lo strength en this base from which majoi air strikes have been launched a gainst North Viet Nam Two Vietnamese battalions were de ployed in the area to meet Ked attack The Communists overran i regional forces platoon Satur day night three miles south o the Da Nang runway Pour gov eminent soldiers were killoc and several weapons were lost Weve been ready to do I hi job for some time said Brig den Frederick Joseph Karch o Carmi III commander o Ihe 9lh Marine Kxpcditionar orce Knrch IT said his outfit ha been deployed in the South Ch na Sea almost constantly sine Inn He said his men had n special i raining for Viet Nai duly but all of them had bee through jungle training We will be operating slrictl in a defensive role Karc said There will no doubt I patrolling however within U znne to which we arc assigned Garry Jarsons of Springficl 111 squad leader was the first Marine lo spring ashore at VIETNAM Continued on Page 2 ollcgc student from Currie linn Verne Peschget studenf at lie college was wounded in the rm and leg Held on a first degree nuir er charge was Attorney Carl ohnson 28 son of Rep C A Gus Johnson Sr of Mankato The shootings occurred at the csidence of Mr and Mrs For est Hunt shortly after 2 am he Hunts with whom Miss Jrown and Miss Carol Hinrichs 23 roomed were reported vaca ioning in Florida Police arrested Johnson at the residence and was taken into Municipal Court No plea was entered and the case was con inued The motive for shooting was not determined Miss Hinrichs fled from the iousc and drove to the police station Officers said she ap parently did not see the shoot ings She was taken to a hos pilal for treatment of shock Silvernalc was found lying near the front door He was shot in the abdomen Police said when they arrivcc at the house they saw Johnson leaning over the body of Miss Brown that lay on the kitchen floor They said she had been shot four times in the chest Officers said they found sev eral fired shells from a 22 caliber rifle in the house and recovered several slugs Sanity trial set for Ruby To call jury for March 29 DALLAS Tex AP Dis Police halt 1st effort King stays in Atlanta SELMA Ala AP An at empted 50mile march to the Capitol at Montgom ery by Negroes pleading for civ 1 rights erupted into bloody ra cial violence in a clash with state police Sunday Dr Martin Luther King Jr says he will lead another at empted march Tuesday The National Council of Churches said that 50 Washing ton area ministers will fly to Selma to joint King in a new march King decided to remain in Atlanta and did not as planned lead Sundays march attempt by about 458 Negroes which udge Joe B Brown granted a was Broken up by blueheimeted efense motion Monday and set troopers wielding night sticks March 29 as the date for a sanishotguns teargas grenades and y trial for ack Ruby Brown who presided over the monthlong murder trial which ended in the death verdict for Ruby March 14 1964 said a i condemned killer gas masks About 40 regroes were injured in the vio ent confrontation about a mile fter the march began If it has to be a path of ilood it is going to be estab ished that Negroes havethe right to walk on the highways Alabama said the Rev James Bevel a lieutenant in Kings Southern Christian Leadership Conference King was expected in Selma Monday evening The highway was cluttered with packs bed rolls and other camping equipment when the melee ended They had been left behind by Negroes fleeing the tear gas and the clubswinging by Lock Photo AFTERMATH OF TRAIN WRECK Crews from the Chi at the Highway 111 intersection The three diesel units and five cairo and North Western railroad start cleaning up wreckage from of the trains 37 cars are shown here The bulldozer at the left of a derailment six miles southwest of Forest City The arrow shows the wreckage was clearing snow for equipment that will remove the snow plow that was flung through the air after striking ice the debris ury will be empaneled to de ermine the sanity of the man who killed presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald Judge Brown said after Man days 30minutc hearing that h was granting the motion for sanity trial to comply with or ders of the Texas Court of Crim inal Appeals Riby was welldressed in dark blue suit and appeared i relatively good health at Mon days hearing Hi how are you Ruby sai to a newsman as deputie escorted him into the court room His cheeks had color and he seemed to have gained some weight since his last public ap pearance Ruby former night spot op erator whose 54th birthday is March 25 has not been outside the Dallas County Jail for more than 10 months He was convicted last March 14 for the slaying of Oswald It took place in the Dallas City Hall basement Nov 24 1963 two days after the assassination of President Kennedy Oswald was being moved from the city to county jail The Texas Court of Criminal SOUTH VIET NAM Cubans are arrested Soviet Embassy guarded after protest by refugees Pliotofax WHKKK MARINES LAND IN VIET NAM Arrow on map locates beach on Da Nang Bay where hundreds of US Marines swarmed ashore despite rough seas Monday lo beef tip the defenses around Da Naiig Air Base from which air strikes against North Vietnamese objectives are mounted The Ma rines went ashore from landing craft to which they hadtransferred from transports of the U S 7th Fleet There were no losses and no opposition from the Viet Cong forces WASHINGTON AP Extra police have been stationed around the Soviet Embassy aft er five antiCastro Cubans splattered black liquid on it in a surprise bottlehurling pro test The Cubans were arrested promptly charged with interfer ing with the properly of a for eign government and jailed overnight They said they were protesting last weeks violent student demonstration against the US Embassy in Moscow and also the continued presence of Soviet troops in Cuba The State Department report ed that a telephone call of pro test had hccn received from the Russians The official who re ceived Ihe call expressed the departments regret at Sundays incident It was understood that the subject of compensation had not been discussed in Ihis inilial exchange said lo have been at a relatively low diplomatic lev el Last Thursday hundreds of Red Chinese Viet namese and African students stoned and splattered ink on the US Embassy in Moscow Red army reinforcements were rc fiuircd to quell the disorder aft er the dcmonslralors had beat en back police and scuffled with soldiers American diplomals who have conlcnded lhat the Soviet government provides insuffi cient protection for the US building filed a protest The i i Compensation not yet discussed Soviet government apologized and promised compensation US officials pointed out re cently that no such demonstra tions arc permilled here Dis Irict of Columbia law forbids demonstrations within 500 feet of an embassy A threeman detachment of police had been assigned to the Soviet Embassy here since last Thursday The five men arrested were members of a group of 75 anti Castro Cubans who came here from the New York metro politan area lo picket the em bassy At the time of the bottle i hurling the rest of the pickets were parading a block and a half from the embassy Policemen at the embassy were taken by surprise when the five Cubans suddenly hurled soft drink bottles filled with black liquid at the embassy Before police could htislle Ihcm away Ihey scored four direct hits splattering the walls on both sides of the entrance and hitting some shutters on a secondstory window of the four slory mansion The embassy is only a few feet from the sidewalk Police identified the five men charged with interfering with the property of a foreign gov ernment as Alfredo L Gonzalez Ortiz 30 a television repairman Homero Machndo 37 a bus boy Pico Mario Rivera 27 Raul S Aran y Hernandez 29 and Oscar Pino y Pino all of New York City Following the incident some 25 additional police joined the force at the embassy Later the scene outside the embassy again was peaceful but a total of eight policemen stood on guard Inside The Globe Editorials Clear Lake news7 Society news89 Mason City news1011 Appeals highest tribunal in the state on noncivil matters issued instructions two weeks ago for Brown to find out whether Ruby is sane It deferred hearing ar guments on an appeal of his conviction until this information is provided by the trial judge Defense counsel has contend Latest markets 11 Sports 13 Classified pages1819 North Iowa news20 ed Rubys mental condition has deteriorated during his stay be hind bars Dist Ally Henry Wade has said his staff will argue Ruby is sane state troopers The troopers later were joined by about 60 members of Sheriff James G Clarks Dallas County Posse some of them on horse back who prodded and beat the Negroes back to the church from where the march started The possemen shouted Get the Niggers off the streets as they charged The Justice Department an nounced in Washington that FBI agents in Selma have been or dered to make a complete in estigation to determine whether unnecessary force was used by law officers and others in halting the march Atty Gen Nicholas Katzenbach said he was in touch with the situation Gov George Wallace refused to comment King said a motion would filed in federal court at Mont gomery Monday seeking an in junction to prevent Wallace and state troopers from halting Tuesdays march to emphasize the Negroes plea for the right to vote in this stronghold of Southern tradition Bevel addressing a mass Ne gro rally that followed the abor tive march criticized President MARCH Continued on 7 North Iowa Weather outlook Occasional light snow Mon day night a little colder lows in the teens Partly cloudy and a little colder Tuesday highs around 30 Weather Details On Page 2 Governors mother will live with him DES MOINES Har old Hughes whose father died Postmaster General sets Mason City talk U S Postmaster General John A Gronouski will be in Mason City next month as main 1963 when he became Presi dent John F Kennedys last Cab et appointment He formerly speaker for the Iowa convention as Wisconsin state tax com of the National League of Post masters The convention will be in the Holel Hanford April 2527 Mason City Postmaster Henry C Pendergraft local arrange ments coordinator said that last Monday said Monday his Gronouskis appearance here is mother Mrs Lewis Hughes 74 an honor especially for Henry will live with him The governor stoffer Sheffield national presi said his mothers health is such jent Of the postmasters group that she is to live alone stoffer is in Washington on his second year of leave from the Sheffield postmas t e r s h i p to serve the national league Floyd Bishop Mitchellvilli postmaster is president of thi league on the state level Further arrangements con cerning the state convention ar to be announced later Regiona postal officials from St Lou are among those to be on th program Gronouski 45 has been pos master general since Septembe at their home in Ida Grove SAME JOHN GRONOUSKI ;