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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1965, Mason City, Iowa on mail reversed Was directed at Commies WASHINGTON Su preme Court struck down Mon day a 1962 law authorizing the Post Office Department to hold up Communist mail from abroad Justice William O Douglas delivered the 80 decision Jus tice Byron R White took no part The government contended the law served two basic pur poses It protected American citizens especially those of re cent foreign origin from har assment it denied foreign powers the service of having the United States deliver their propaganda to people who did not want it The law was attacked as con tradictory to a free and open society and as an unwarranted invasion of privacy The law provided that mailed sealed that originated in a foreign country and was determined by the secretary of the treasury to be Communist political propa ganda was to be held up by the postmaster general With certain exceptions this mail could be delivered only newipbper thot makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 24 WS UOc Paper Consist of Two Afiocliled Fun No 90 Battle erupts in Bolivia upon the addressees request If there was no request the mail was destroyed Douglas said the court had to conclude that the act as con strued and applied is unconsti tutional because it requires an official act viz returning a re ply card as a limitation on the unfettered exercise of the ad dressees First Amendment right Douglas said the court had rested its decision on the nar row ground that the addressee in order to receive his mail must request in writing that it be delivered This amounts in our judg ment to an unconstitutional abridgement of the addressees First Amendment rights he said The addressee carries an affirmative obligation which we Remap vetoed in Minnesota ST PAUL Minn W Gov Karl Rolvaag ve toed the Minnesota legislative reapportionment bill sent him by the legislature Monday He called it a political gerrymander The governor sent a sevenpage veto message to the legislature Monday the final day of the legislative session He did not indicate whether he plans to call a special session for further work on legislative reap portionment Some members of the legislature have questioned whether a reapportionment bill requires the signature the governor and have suggested that his veto may precipitate a court test Hughes to lawmakers Finish job DBS MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes said Monday the legislature does not have three or four more days to spend arguing over righttowork leg islation He urged the legislators to Last December the Federa Court ordered the Minnesota Legislature to reapportion at its next regular session on a basis of population In his veto message Rolvaag said I cannot construe one man onevote to read oneman twovotes This bill is desigrie to insure continued the legislature by do not think may impose the government on him The re quirement is almost certain to have a deterrent effect espe cjolly asrespects those who have sensitive positions Their livelihood may be dependent on a security clearance Defender measure gets okay DES MOINES AP A bill to create a public defender sys tem to represent accused crim inals who cannot afford a law yer passed the Iowa Senate 379 go on about their business The Democratic governor said at a news conference that he was not optimistic about chances of reviving a Senate defeated bill to legalize the un ion shop Meanwhile seven Democratic senators were being urged by state party officials to support a move for reconsideration of the bill which their votes helped to Any motion to reconsider the bill must be filed Monday or it will not be valid according to Senate rules The seven joined with Repub licans on Friday to defeat3127 a bill which would have modi fied Iowas righttowork law to permit the union shop control o the part which currently holds th majority He added It is in short blatant calculated political get rymander The reapportionment plan re ceivcd from the legislature not only intolerably deficient i ri T xr fis Session adjourns See Page 2 Democratic Lex Hawkins State sent Chairman telegrams US House bury Speaker member Lloyd of the servative majority said vaags veto was the Monday It goes to the governorold Hughes who asked that the bill be passed The bill would allow a county or group of cqunties to estab lish such an office and staff it with one or more attorneys Saturday to Democrats who Balked on the measure which is strongly supported by Gov Har I 1 1 TT populationequality but is festly unfair to rural areas as well Rolvaag said Dux Con Rol most blatantly irresponsible act oi any governor Duxbury said It was part oi a plot and a scheme to deny representation to rural Minneso Majority Leader Aubrey Dir lam also criticized Rolvaag for The public defenders salary would be the same as that of the county attorney in the coun ty establishing such an office The public defender job would be fulltimc with no private practice permitted in those counties paying a salary of 000 a year or more Sen James McNalley D Sioux City floor manager of the bill said he thought higher paj would be necessary to get a competent attorney in the of fice But he said he would ac cept the bill as it passed the House The Senate passed 393 Mon day a proposed constitutiona amendment to allow the legisla ture to pay itself in any way i sees fit Backers of the plan saic it would allow for example an nual salaries and expenses fo more than one trip between home and DCS Moincs On the inside Clear Lake news Editorials Society news 9101 Sports 131 Mason Cify news 1617 Latest markets 16 North Iowa news 20 Classified pages 2223 The telegram asked senators to support Gov Harold Hughes nd the Democratic program nn abor Wires went to Senators Adolph Ivers of Elkader Merle Hage refusing to legislature matters negotiate with the on controversia lorn of Royal Hilarius Heyirig f West Union Warren Kruck of Boone Donald McGill of Mel Howard Tabor of Baldwin and Bass Van Gilst of Oska oosa Hawkins said he talked per sonally with some of the sen ators Sunday but had no ac curate report on whether any lad changed their minds Kruck leader of the dissident PletionMonday noon Democrats said he called a Paul Srhidt on trial for murder Paul Smidt 14 Nora Springs went on trial Monday in District Court charged with murder in the death of his mother The se lection of a jury was near com number of the senators Sunday and found their positions un changed The Boone tended that senator also con Hawkins used abusive language in a conver Kruck after the de feat of the labor bill We arc the Democratic Par ty not the labor party We should not be controlled by any particular group Kruck said The measure to permit a un ion shop is part of a threebill labor package backed by Hugh es The states current rightto work law prohibits union shop contracts under which an em ploye may be required to join a union after taking a job in order to keep his position North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable cloudiness with showers and thunderstorms ever 20 io 30 per cent of the area through Tuesday Warm er Monday night lows 5764 Highs Tuesday 7683 IN STUTTGART STUTTGART Germany AP Elizabeth II visited tuttgart Monday on her official our of West Germany SAME DATE1W4270 Smidt was present in courl with his attorneys M L Lar ry Mason and Walter Schroe dcr County Atty B Michae Dunn assisted by William Pap pas is representing the state Smidt is accused of shooting his mother Amelia Smidt a their farm home near Nora Springs March 15 Iowa Symphony schedules four of Soviet Union IOWA CITY Uni versity of Iowa Symphony Bam will go to Russia and other east cm European countries nex spring under the auspices of th US State Department Band director Frederick C Ebbs said the 100membcr grou will leave about the middle February 1966 and return th first part of May HELICOPTER TROOPS STRIKE NORTHWEST OF B1EN HOA IN VIET NAM V Photofax Cong Id South Vietnamese caught in ambush SAIGON South Viet Nam AP An American adviser and 35 South Vietnamese troops were killed in a Viet Cong am bush 150 miles south of Saigon Sunday night a US spokesman announced Another American adviser and 25 Vietnamese are missing Four other Americans were killed and one was wounded in two ambushes Saturday near Ben Cat and near Song Be Five South Vietnamese infantrymen were killed at Song Be 19 were missing and 10 were wounded The weekend casualties brought the toll of US combat dead in Viet Nam to 382 since December 1961 South Vietnamese casualties in the Ben Oat ambush were not reported but were believed heavy Military officials said the Americans killed on Saturday were Staff Sgt Murrel D Thomas whose wife Kathryn lives at Fayetteville NC Capt Russel W Condon End segregation laws in Bogalusa BOGALUSA La AP TheUon laws Cutrcr said I have Congress of Racial Equality to do what I think is right for Photornx Turner 14yearold skateboarder from Berkeley Calif goes through her paces in competition in the first annual International Ska teboard Championships which wound up Sunday in An aheim Calif Laurie was a scholarship winner in the two day competition which attract ed 300 youngsters says it plans a quick test of seg regation laws which the mayor has promised to wipe out Michael Jones CORES pro gram director here said a small group of Negroes would go into the city park this after noon The park was the scene of racial violence last week in this papcrmill town which the Ku Klux Klan claims it dominates Mayor Jesse H Cutrer Jr said the park will not be open Because of tensions built up by CORE and the incident in the park Cutrcr said the parks are closed and will remain closed indefinitely The mayor said his plxlge to lower racial barriers applied to normal circumstances He said circumstances are not nor mal now In an interview after announc ing his decision to end scgrcga the community and not worry about it You cant let those on the fringe lead said Cutrer 50 in the interview You have to work for the people in the mid dle All I can sec otherwise is chaos and violence and killing I cant buy that whose wife Patricia lives at Pasadena Tex Sgt lC Bernard J Kelley son of Lucy C Kelley Roslyn NY Spec 4C Troy I Waters whose wife Dorothy lives at Coxs Mills W Va US Navy war planes report ed sinking another North Viet names FT boat Monday and damaging six military barracks as roundtheclock air strikes against North Viet Nam contin ued without letup Four trucks ivere damaged in another raid A US military spokesman said the boat was left in flames after Navy Skyhawks and Sky raiders bombarded the vessel in the Rao Nay River 55 miles north of the demilitarized zone between North and South Viet Nam US Air Force F105s bombed the barracks near the Vinh area on missions along 10 different highways The planes also at tacked four secondary bridges with rockets and Bullpup mis siles the spokesman said anc dropped a span of a bridge near Ha Tinh about 170 miles south of Hanoi The spokesman said the pilots reported heavy round fire a Two white Bogalusa residents were arrested early Sunday and charged with trying to burn the Negro church where civil rights leader James Farmer spoke Sunday night After Farmers speech Ed Hollander a Congress of Racial Equality field secretary said a carload of whites fired at four Negroes leaving the rally in an auto Police said they found nothing to substantiate the re port imes but no enemy aircraf sighted He said all planes re turned safely Fog and low clouds covere some targets in the morning bu the weather cleared by earl afternoon At Chu Lai 52 miles south o Da Nang a US Marine appai ently killed another Marin when he discharged his rifl accidentally a Marine spokes man said JACK RUBY Brother says Ruby is insane DALLAS Ruby of Detroit testified Monday that he believes his brother Jack Ruby slayer of President Kennedys assassin is insane The Detroit man was the first Proposal for truce rejected Snipers fire on soldiers LA PAZ Bolivia Snipers fired on soldiers and police in the streets of La Paz Monday and in the ensuing gunfight at least one person was killed and six were wounded includ ing two women The shooting broke out in the capitals manufacturing district A public dispensary gave the figure on the wounded and said other casualties were possible The ruling military Junta pressed its drive for a military occupation of the government tin tin mines A government announcement said the mine at Vlilluni fell to the armed forces lust before noon and that a bat le was under way at Telamayo Earlier Monday the junta re jected a 48hour truce proposed y the striking miners insisting hat the miners first release all heir hostages Gen Alfredo Ovando com mander in chief of the armed forces said there will be no truce until they free the 70 hos tages detained by the miners in various mines It was the first official disclo sure that the miners had so many captives Army and force troops marched this morning on the Milluni Mine 24 miles north of the capital and shooting devel oped A radio station controlled by the miners said there were deaths and injuries No new reports had been re ceived from Quechisla 390 miles south of La Paz where fighting Sunday produced a number of casualties Miners at Quechisla were re ported to have blown up rail road bridges interrupting rail traffic with Argentina An armed forces said soldiers restored calm at the Kami mines and that many of the resisting miners had fled A number of miners were killed in the fighting A cabinet member called the situation virtual civil war Presidential assistant Fernan do Diez de Medina said troops had taken over the mining cen ter at Kamir near the city of Oruro 140 miles soyth of La Paz He said armed action will be carried out at all mines of the staleowned Bolivian Min ing Corp The ruling military junta or ered the army to occupy the lines after striking miners re used to return towork A gov rnment decree declared the mining centers military zones witness at a hearing to deter mine who will be the lawyers or the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald The question of insanity is key one in the struggle between the lawyers since Jack Rubys original attorneys contend the defendant cannot fire them be cause he is mentally unsound Earl Ruby ment on his made the state brothers mental condition under crosscxahiina tion by Joe Tonahill whom the family is seeking to oust from the appeal maneuvering Tona hill has refused to leave the case contending Ruby signed a contract with him Two groups of attorneys seek to represent Ruby nd put all persons under mili ary jurisdiction The miners union proposed a uspension of the strike Sunday light if the government would ancel its mine occupation or ler and recognize the unions ights the miners radio net vork said in a broadcast The miners control 10 radio stations Before the move on the mines vas announced President Rene Barricntos told newsmen the government would ask the Ro man Catholic Church mediate he conflict with the tin miners The archbishop of La Paz Msgr Abel Antezana had vol unteered to serve as a mediator Brazilian leading Dominican Republic force SANTO DOMINGO Domin ican Republic AP Brazilian Gen Hugo Panasco Alvim was named to command the Inter American Peace Force in the Dominican Republic Sunday night as the truce in Santo Do mingo continued US Lt Gen Bruce Palmer was named deputy commander of the force in which US Marines and paratroopers will outnumber Latin Americans 10 to 1 Palmer commands the American forces who landed here after the Dominican revolt on April 24 First units of a 1250man Bra zilian force were due in Santo Domingo Monday to join small units from Honduras Nicaragua and Costa Rica The United States said it would withdraw about 1700 troops as soon as the Brazilians arrived and that further Ameri ean men would be withdrawn in proportion to the number of Lat inAmerican troops sent These are eventually expected to total 2000 The InterAmerican Peace first such group in the history of the Western Hem isphere was created Sunday night by the Organization of American States The OAS said its purpose will be to cooperate in the restora tion of normal conditions in the Dominican Republic and to assist in creating an atmos phere of peace and conciliation that will permit the functioning of democratic institutions The act creating the force was signed by OAS SecretaryGener al Jose AMora Col Carlos de Meira Mattos for Brazil Lt Col Alvaro Arias for Costa Rida Maj Policarpo Paz Garcia for Honduras Col Julio Gutierrez Rivera for Nicaragua and Gen Palmer for the United Stales Mora said the objectives for which the force was created come within the broad provi sions of the OAS charter which are concerned with mat ters affecting the peace and se curity of the hemisphere The OAS also announced it had worked out an informal ceasefire between the two warring factions A 24hour truce it arranged to evacuate dead and wounded expired at noon Saturday but fighting did not resume An OAS spokesman said the rebel leader Col Francisco Caa mano Dcno and the junta chief Brig Gen Antonio Imbert Bar rcra had agreed not to open fire unless attacked The ceasefire seemed to be working and Sunday was one of the quietest days in Santo Dom ingo since the outbreak of the revolt thai toppled the govern ment of Donald Reid Cabral The military situation reached a stalemate last week after jun ta troops broke rebel resistance B7I Photofax FIGHTING center of Kami underlined in west central part of Bolivia was the scene of a battle be tween tin miners and troops ;