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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 17, 1965, Mason City, Iowa beating Gerrymander that is By JOHN BECKLER WASHINGTON AP The House has dealt what it hopes is a lethal blow at the gerryman der that oddshaped congres sional district drawn to favor one party over another It did it by passing a bill set ting federal standards for congressional districts which would require districts to be as compact as practical Although the definition it far from precise the bills backers made it clear they mean the courts to outlaw the weirdly shaped districts that take their name from an early Massachu setts governor Elbridge Gerry Another provision of the bill would permit the population of a congressional district to be within 15 per cent of the aver age district in that state The bill which passed by a voice vote now goes to the Sen ate Since it doesnt apply to tne Senate the House hopes the Senate will pass it speedily without change The provisions would into effect in time for the 19GG congressional elections Many states have been under pressure to redistrict since the Supreme Court held last year that one persons vote in congressional election should be worth as much as anothers Although the 15 per cent pop ulation variation actually per in its a difference of 30 per ccn between the largest and smal lest districts the House hope the court will heed its proposes standards as an expression o congressional policy The courts have been calling for such an expression to guide state legislatures in redis triding During the debate which showed a great deal of confti sion on the subject in the mind of many members the argu men most often used to win support for the bill was that i Congress didnt act the court would And instead of a 15 pe cent variation from the aver age the courts might permi only 1 per cent the House wa told As an example ot the confu sion on the floor the House firs adopted and then rejected an amemlment that would have permitted members to run at large in slates that failed to complete a rcdistricting plan in time for an election Approval of the amendment came on a 7150 nonrecord vote Rut on a later roll call it was beaten 255 to 147 with many members changing their votes after first casting them in favor of the amendment Weather wont halt cook school Despite the weather there will be a cooking school in Ma son City Thursday and Friday Said Publisher Ray N Horick Well send a snowplow all The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 17 W5 UOc Paper ConsiiU ot Four Associated Tull No March in Montgomery The Dougherty clan of Dougherty A touch o Ireland right here in By CHARLES Paddy OWALK North Iowa News Director DOUGHERTY None of the Doughertys of Dougherty spent St Patricks Day at St Pat ricks in Dougherty Confused Well faith V begorra its as clear as the sky above the Emerald Isle on an April clay Perhaps however it would be better to say it this way On a normal Wednesday some of the children named Dougherty who live in or near the town of Dougherty would be spending part of the day in this case St Patricks Day at St Patricks School which is located in Dougherty Since Wednesday was St Pat ricks Day however there were no Doughertys or anyone else for that matter at St Patricks of Dougherty As the Rev L H Reicks put it Im afraid we wouldnt ac complish much by having school on the day of the patron saint of Ireland in thisIrish com munity It is highly doubtful if Daniel Dougherty anticipated such con fusion when he became the first white settler of this community in 1863 Nor would it be completely fair to blame the senior Dough man who landed on the shores of America in 1851 with nothing but a pair of hands good health and the determina tion to all the confu sion Mr Dougherty does however have to share the responsibility of all the Doughertys of Dough erty with his younger brother James All of the present Dough ertys of Dougherty are direct descendants of Daniel and James For example there is 8year okl Phillip Dougherty the great greatgrandson of Daniel Phil lip is one of the four Dougher tys who would normally spend part of St Patricks Day in St Patricks School The other three Doughertys who would be furthering their education on this day of Irish re joicing are Paulline Phillips 13yearold sister and Sally 12 and Mary 14 Sally and Mary sisters are the daughters of Mr and Mrs James Dougherty James or Jimmy Joe as he is known here is the grandson of the original James Dougherty Phillip and Paulline are the children of Mr and Mrs Clark Dougherty Clarks father E G at 74 is the eldest of the direct descendants still living in the Dougherty area although the Widow of his uncle Barney still lives in Dougherty Now at the risk of further confusion we really shouldnt forget Robert Dougherty Rob bert is another grandson of the original Daniel Dougherty His father also was named Daniel and was a brother of James EGs father and Barney DOUGHERTY Please Turn to Page 2 Who ordered the horses into streets MONTGOMERY Ala Who gave the order for Sheriff Mac Sim Butlers mounted posse to charge into a group of young white and Negro civil rights demonstrators It wasnt the city police say Chief Marvin Stan ley and Asst Chief D H Lackey The countys chief prosecutor Dave Croslarid says he relayed an order to the sheriff Tuesday shortly before more than a deputies on horseback rode nto the crowd swinging clubs walking sticks and ropes But Crosland says the instruc tions with no mention of club onstration at Independence Hall around the Liberty Bell Hope was among a group of ministers 15 students and other college teachers who left Junia ta College Saturday in a fivecar motorcade to Montgomery swinging came from someone else he doesnt remember Also treated at a hospital who that he merely reiwcre two Negro high school pu layctl them And the prosecutor Pls Helen Jordan 18 of Mont added the deputies were sup gomery and Anita Home 18 of posed to round up a stray gnnipjThomasville Ala They had of demonstrators not the larger bruises of the abdomen force which was attacked Four others also were taken Stanley replied sharply thntU a hospital we did not issue any Police had blocked the march Stanley made it clear that he because no permit had been giv disagreed with the clubswing en The horsemen then moved ing Our policy he said had10 always been to meet nonvioj lence with nonviolence Later 1000 Negroes with permit from the City Com mis viol the wny to Spencer if neces sary Susan Lowe the home econo mist in charge of the cooking school was in Spencer Wcdnes dny for a school there All employes who could be recruited and some from outside were busy Wednesday making up the pack ets which will be distributed to every person attending the Susan Lowe cooking school the Modern Festival of Living The packets include the Susan Cook Books Lackey said dont feel the sjorl piarchcd on the stateCapi was necessary He fl peliUon for Wallacc said none of his men asked the mounted posse to inove against the demonstrators who were standing in a street trying in vain to march to the state Capi tol The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of the coun ty As a matter of practice he has followed a policy of letting the police handle matters within the city Butler was unavailable for tol They failed to him and left after half an hour FATAL COLLISION The front wheels of an Albany NY Fire Department pumper rest on an automobile after the two collided at an intersection as the truck was en route to a fire The driver of the Phototax car Mrs Herman Moch Jr 44 of Rensselaer whose feet can be seen in the windshield was killed Three firemen on the truck were not injured U S jets drop 20 tons of bombs over Laos area The schools will be from to pm Thursday and to pm Friday Doors will be open an hour So was Police Commissioner L B Sullivan A college student of Japanese descent Steven Kiyoshi Kuro miya 21 backed against a brick wall in the fray A mounted dcp earlier each clay however in vty clubbed him and he fell order to give visitors an oppor tunity to sec the Modern Living display of food furniture and household furnishings SUSAN LOWE North Iowa Weather outlook Snow day night and ending Thurs day mornino Additional now snowfall two to six incnos in northern sections S t r o n 9 northeast to northerly blowing and drifting Wednesday night Coktor Wednesday night lll aleeding from the head The horsemen rode slowly into the standing crowd of about 500 white and Negro demonstra tors across theStreet Get out of here the posse men shouted The crowd stayed The horsemen started swing ing clubs canes and doubled lengths of rope Some demon strators ran Others fell A white coed was knocked down Watch that whip shouted a demonstrator Another youth fell blood pouring from a wound Two men picked him up Two per sons were taken away in ambu lances Crosland quoted the sheriff as saying his possemen moved in on the larger group of demon trators while he was looking the other way Kuromiya an architecture student at the University o Pennsylvania suffered heat cuts So did Donald Hope 38 an assistant professor of English a JuniaU College in Huntingdon Pa Kuromiya of Monrovia Calif an honor student and a member of the Student Peac Union and the college NAACP chapter sat in at a recent dcm By JOHN T WHEELER DA NANG South Viet Nam AP US jet fighterbomb ers apparently raided Commu nist areas in Laos again Wed nesday dropping more than 20 tons of highexplosive bombs More than a dozen planes including six F105 fighterbomb ers took off from the Da Nang air base on a secret mission They flew west in the direction of Laos where US Air Force jets have made repeated raids on Communist supply lines recent weeks down Hill 327 overlooking the he is a private first class in his Da Nang air base Sunday night to investigate a suspicious noise As they returned another Marine in their fire team appar ently mistook them for Viet Cong guerrillas and opened fire One member of the patrol was early 20s doing his first hitch The four Marines were mem bers of the 9th Expeditionary Brigade which landed in Viet Nam last week A Marine helicopter with mountainous area to evacuai two wounded American soldier and one wounded South Vie namese One helicopter pilot settled h craft into a landing zon jmarked by a smoke grenad killed and the third man waspersons aboard was wrecked injDraft from the whirling blade wounded sligmiy The shooting is under inves tigation and the Marine who id the firing is under restric a freak accident Tuesday sparks lrom the grenad in the Laotian border All aboard were rescued Two big UH34D Marine chop pers escorted by a US Army helicopter had been called to a Plant still closed After appeal from governor FORT DODGE lo wa Beef Packers Inc plant re mainedclosed Wednesday with o attempt to resume opera ions pendingJalks with striking v The company acceded Tues day to the request of Gov Har oid Hughes that in the interest of peace andafety it do not ry to operate with nonstrikers n advance of contract negotia ions And Local 1135 United Pack nghouse Workers P greed to re sort only to normal picketing a spokesman said Company and union officials were asked to a meeting Wednesday morning with feder al mediators Lewis Towers and Robert Crusie of Des Moines in an effort to end the strike that began March 6 Negotiating sessions were scheduled to last through Thurs day The company and union have not agreed on a wage con tract since the UPWA was certi fied last year as bargaining agent for 265 production work ers Davs Hart of Des Moines UPWA district director said Wednesday the union is ready to negotiate in continuous ses 1500 join in protest Dr King at head of group MONTGOMERY Ala Nearly 1500 civil rights dem onstrators led by Dr Martin Luther King Jr marched Wed nesday to protest the club swinging rout of demonstrators Tuesday by mounted deputies Several hundred college stu dents from northern cities and about 30 white clergymen joined the ranks of marchers They movedly slowly and silently eight abreast procession went past tho frame house where King lived when he started his civil rights crusade 10 years ago in Ala bamas capital The march came shortly be fore a similar demonstration scheduled in Sclma under or ders of a federal judge Negro leaders still awaited the decision of a federal judge on their plea for the right to stage a 50mile march from Selma to Montgomery City officials issued a permit for the march and called in about 150 state troop ers to help keep order A bright new American flag and a United Nations flag were carriedbymarchers The sion if accept flag was brought to the scene by Oliver Henderson a psy chiatrist from Palo Alto Calif He joined the march Policemen blocked off traffic for the march King got a rousing cheer from the crowd when he immediately huddled with other civil rights leaders at a nearby hotel while the marchers stood waiting About 32 clergymen most of them white were in the line I might have to drop out and catch a plane said one of the white ministers Also in the line was Steven Kiyoshi Kuromiya of Monrovia alif a 21yearold Japanese American architectural student at the University of Pennsyl vania He was clubbed on the head in Tuesdays rout Another victim of the vio lence Fran Lipton of the Uni versity of Michigan also was in the line The coed suffered a leg injury in the melee Some of the ministers hamburgers and drank milk necessary but will notlfrom cartons while waiting in an inferior contract and the brush burst into flam The pilot sideslipped the craft VIET NAM Turn to Page 2 When the company tried to re1 sume production with some 40 personnel and a small force of non strikers Wednesday pickets refused to let the newly hired men into the plant Union officials accused the company of importing strike breakers mounted dep uty herds a young dungaree clad demonstrator from the scene as some 500 college students were routed in Mont gomery Ala On the inside Editorials4 Society news I910J North Iowa news 1415 Sports newt 2S24 Comics 21 Clear Lake 323334 Latest 31 Mason City The FlOSs returned to Da Nang with their bomb racks empty The fighterbombers were ac ompanied by FlOO Super Sabre ightcrs They normally go in irst to black out antiaircraft jositions while other FlOOs form a protective umbrella overhead n case of enemy fighter at acks Ah Air Force spokesman re used to comment on the flight t was not known whether any of the planes were lost or dam aged Two more American dea were reported Wednesday in South Viet Nam A US Navy officer was killed by the Vie Cong in the Mekong River Del ta and a Marine died of wound suffered in an accidental shoot ing at the Da Nang base Their deaths raised the unoffi cial total of Americans killed i Viet Nam since December 1961 to 430 304 of them in combat The Navy officer was partic paling in a searchanddestro operation Tuesday night nea the town of Vinh Long 65 mile southwest of Saigon Report from the area said a Navy en listed man was hit in the chest and seriously wounded A US Army enlisted man was hit in the hand by a shell fragment Classify l 4447 on Officers at Da Nang said the line The marchers formed in front of Jackson Street Baptist Church The crowd included about 100 white students from northern cities The church is in a Negro residential area This is not a racial demon tration said a Negro youth ames Douglas of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Com mittee This is a political dem onstration Were talking about eats in the legislature and on he board of education The issue involved here it to deal with voting rights he aid Were going to march mcl we might have to close own Montgomery Shouts came from the crowd Close it down Close it down A light rain fell intermittently Douglas warned the against violence Voter bill to Congress WASHINGTON Johnson formally sent to Con gress Wednesday a bill designed to guarantee that no American will be denied the right to reg ister and vote on account of race or color See story Tho Marine was membor of a threeman patrol that went LOTS OF SNOW A big white job framed in black awaits Leon Suby as he looks forward from a loader cab at the heaps of snow he is clearing away by Musser He is with Interstate Power Co and was clearing snow on the street and sidewalk in front of the Inter state office See story pictures Page SAME DATIW4m ;