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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 25, 1964, Mason City, Iowa G K HODINFIILO AP Education Writer CHICAGO national president of the PTA said Mon day time is fast running out for just solution to the inequalities and deprivations suffered by some children be urges action to cause of their race or color Mrs Clifford N Jenkins told the annual convention of the Na tional Congress of Parents and Teachers our great organiza tion cannot stand on the side lines and refuse to be involved The PTA canoot be a silent spectator Mrs Jenkins added in an in terview that she fully expects a resolution calling for a strong PTA stand on segregation to be offered to the convention for a vote on Wednesday She said however that the time is not yet ripe for the national congress to merge with the National Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers which has 300000 members in 14 states Such a merger Mrs Jenkins said would deprive of Negro children in the south of FT A services and thus do more harm than good She said this view is shared by Mrs Jerome Z Morris Montgomery Ala president of the Negro group These people are doing such fine wcirk Mrs Jenkins said but there are many places in the South where they cannot be cause of local laws or feelings meet with white PTA mem bers Mrs Jenkins said that as the schools in the South are inte grated the PTAs areintegrat ed just as they are in the rest of the nation There were for merly 27 states with separate Negro PTAorganizations This number has been cut to 14 and Mrs Jenkins said in a very short time there will be only 11 In her prepared keynote ad dress MondayMrs Jenkins said the objectives of com mit us to Scaring for all the chil dren regardless of their race color creed of national origin and regardless of the social or economic status of their par ents She also said If there b a school that you would not send your own child to then that school is notgood enough for other children About 2500 PTA members from the 50 states are attenduif the 68th annual convention which ends Wednesday The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY H 1H4 We CoasbUat Two Associated Pie is Full Wlrci Virginia schools must open Hold 3 kidnap suspects Nice but dangerous PARIS inen de scribed by police as little gangsters rare being held in the kidnaping of Mrs Marcel wife of a millionaire French warplane builder who says she wasnt mistreated dur ing 35 Hours as a prisoner The chief was charming with me the 63yearold Paris so cialite said after two gendarmes stumbled onto the kidnapers hideout Sunday But they were dangerous men Dassault who tied betted in the stomacjk with her umbrella said the men provided her erjrMuring a chilly nightand brought her grilled steak and boiledjpotatoes whenshe com plained of being hungry three suspects said by police to have been mixed up inprostitution and other under world activities were being questioned Monday A search continued for a fourth man Mrs Dassault was freed when two village gendarmes partici pating in a check of farms and summer cottages north ofParis shouted Is anyone here out side an abandonedlooking farm house s They broke in when voice replied Dont leave A gunman meekly hand ed over his pistol and said some friends offered him a little mon ey to guard farmhouse He was Mathieu Costa 26 bar tenderof the French island of Corsica The second man arrested Pi erreGabriel Darmon 35 a na tive of Algeria was grabbed by police who waited for someone to return to thefarm His broth er Gaston Darmon 33 who po lice said once operated an Al giers brothel was caught by motorcycle policemen who saw him running across a field 59 Junior Miss dead of measles PaulGrayil into the patK of a The train car and firavil some toward a railroad bridge over a city street Gravillas killed Court blow to Atlanta Asks new look at bias plan WASHINGTON AP The Supreme Court Monday directed the US DistrictCourt in Atlan ta to make a new examination of that citys latest plan for ra cial desegregation of its public schools The high court ordered this step after hearing argument by counsel for Negroes that Atlan tas GradeAYear desegrega tion plan was invalid The Supreme Court in en un signed ordersaid that the At lanta Board of Education on April 8 had adopted a new formal resolution on assign ment of pupils and this J plan should be appraised by the low er court in a proper evidenci ary hearing The Atlanta Board of Educa tion acted after arguments were heard before the Supreme Court Nashua crash kills 1 woman xSIOUX CITY AP Mrs Kathry Kerl Grant 22 Iowa Junior Miss of 1959 died Sun day at a Philadelphia hospital where she was taken five days NASHUA Mrs Gerald Yourell 65 Dubuque was killed in a collision here Sunday af ternoon She was a passenger in a car driven by herhusband who is in the Cedar Valley Hospital in CharlesCity with a severe concussion It collided with acar driven by Marion Marten Auburn Iowa at the intersection of Highway 218 and Lexington St a blacktop f armtomarket road at the edge of Nashua Don Harris highway patrol man said there is a stop sign on the blacktop road oh which the Marten car approached the highway Claude Hoffman dep uty sheriff and Nashua police also investigated the accident Riding with Marten were his wife and three children 5VV to and their cousin Terry Arkland 17 Eldora They were aU taken to the Cedar Valley Hospital The Martens daugh ago with measles Mrs Grant was a science teacher at a junior high school Irr Upper Darby Pa while her husband Joe 6 Grant was working on his masters degree at Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsyl vania A native of Lincoln Neb Mrs Grant was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Dean M Kerl Sioux City insurance executive Grant is the son of Joe TGrant president of the First National Bank here BRITISH TO GUIANA GEORGETOWN British Gui ana UVTwo battalions of Brit ish troops are en route to this strifetorn colony requested by Gov Sir Richard Luyt to enforce peace between warring Negro and East Indian factions North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Mentfey niejM end Tuesdey Memiay night near M Scattered shew or thunderstorms Tuesday i near M ter 5V4 was later transferred to a Rochester Minn hospita with a skull fracture The res of the Marten family and Ark land all suffered head and face bruises and slight concussions Mrs Yourell was the forme Elizabeth Foxen of New Haven She took nurses training at Du buque and was a nurse at the ormer Nisseh Hospital in before her marriage Surviving are her husband a aughter YoIanda IDubuque nd two brothers John Foxen Dsage Thomas Foxen Mcln ire a sister Mrs Leo Schmidt Bonfield Six other persons died in mo tor vehicle accidents in Iowa iver the weekend Francis D Reynolds 23 of Sioux City was killed and eight persons were injured in a two car collision on a Woodbury County road six miles south east of Moville Sunday John Charles Long 2 son of Mr and Mrs Roy Long of Osk aloosa was killed Sunday when atractor was backed over him on the Raymond Keegle farm near Eddyviile The Longs were visiting the farm John J Von Holt 16 son of Mr and Mrs Harmon Von Holt of Lake Park was killed early Monday when the car he was driving left a Dickinson County road and struck a tree southeast of Lake Park on March 31 In the arguments counsel for Negroes said Atlanta began de segregation in the fall of 1961 with the llth and 12th grades The plan then called for the ad dition of another grade each year working downward with all 12 grades desegregated in 1971 Two workmen killed in fall at Fort Dodge FORT DODGE W Two workmen were killed Monday when a scaffold fell while they were working on a downtown building Bruce Craig 24 and David to death toll climb to 400 Jones 34 both of Fort Dodge fell about 40 feet when a cable broke supporting their working LIMA Peru AP An esti mated 400 to 500 persons died in a frantic rush to theexits of a Lima sports stadium Sunday after police fired tear gas on rioting soccer fans Officials still were counting the dead Monday after what may have been the worst sports calamity in history Hundreds of others were in jured in the surge of 45000 spectators platform They were employed by the General Building and Improve ment Co and had been tuck pointing the threestory East Mason Building SPY TRIAL STARTS CAIRO German stu dent Franz Huettenmeister 26 went on trial Monday on charges of spying for Israel Conviction could mean the death penalty John Taylor 14 tine was killed in a of Musca traffic ac also died Saturday when the car in which she was riding hit a bridge railing near Missouri cident near Muscatine Satur day Sally Seaton 16 of Crescent Valley Gerald Lee Patrick 22 of near Peterson was killed Satur day when his truck ran off the highway near Storm Lake Garner man killed in California GARNER Larry Johnson 26 of Garner was killed Fri day night in an auto accidcn at Alameda Calif where he i stationed with the US Navy Funeral arrangements are be ing made through the Nava office at Omaha The son of Mr and Mrs Ster ling Johnson of Garner he wa a career man with the Navy Surviving also are his wife the former Doris Richards o Garner and a threeyearol daughter in California The riot started when fan umped out of the grandstand protest a referees decision a soccer game between Ar entina and Peru After 15 minutes in the final Jeriod Argentina scored the irst goal Within minutes of he final gun the Peruvians ent the ball into the net The crowd roared But the eferee Refused to allow the core saying Peru had com mitted a foul screamed in protest The eruvian players continued to play although they also protest ed the decision The clock ticked on Only moments were left when a spec Nothing new in strike at Lehigh plant The strike at Lehigh Portland Cement Co here was in i sixth day Monday with neithe labor nor management report ing any new developments Tw hundred workers here alon with those in five other Lehig planfs went on strike over con tract grievance procedure las Wednesday morning ator jumped out of the lower need seats and raced across he grass toward the referee Police cornered the fan and ragged him off Other spec ators poured onto the field The referee called off lame Police escorted him off he field The players headed or the dressing rooms Termination of the game only excited the fans more They threw seat cushions md bottles and anything else they could lay their hands on said a witness Nothing could stop the mobs dashing in frenzy for the exit gates still closed because of the sudden end of the game Body upon body was crushed Inside The Globe Editorials North Iowa news V Mason City news121 Latest markets 1 Sport news141 Clear Lake news2 Comics 2 Society news 2427 Transit timetable 58 Classified pages 2829 and stomped in the dash to es ape Men women and children died in the stands and at the kits Traffic around the stadium in he center of the city was ammed for hours Mounted po licecharged the crowds outside in an effort to keep order Hoodlums looted the pockets of some of the victims They also snatched watches and oth er valuables Under the stadium lights sur vivors and police went to the aid of the injured and tried to sort out the piles of dead The njured were sent to hospitals in ambulances taxis and com mandeered cars and trucks Many persons blamed the po lice use of tear gas for starting the panic Outside the hospitals mobs assembled shouting denuncia tions of the police Revenge roes Must act by September WASHINGTON AP Supreme Court ordered Prince Edward County Va Monday to reopen its public schools on a desegregated basis by next September County education officials closed the schools in 1968 j to avoid courtordered admission of Negroes j The Prince Edward racial controversy has been fought ia state and federal courts May 1951 It was one of tie or iginal school desegregation the Supreme Court on May 17 1354 Justice Hugo L Slack deOv ered the courts main opinion Justices Tom C Clark and John M Harian noted they agreed withthe reasoninglin Blacks opinion but disagreed with theholding that federal courtsare empowered to order reopening of the u n t j schools M I Black said the case would go back to US District Court in Virginia with directions to en ter a decreewhich will guaran tee that these petitioners gro students willget the kind of education that is given in the states public Btack added that comes necessary to parties If it be add new to the lengthylitiga they screamed police Down with the The government suspended in dividual liberties a modified form of martial law in an attempt to prevent further riot ing It also proclaimed a week of national mourning On the crushed chests of some of the bodies were the deep pur ple imprints of the curtainlike metal exit gates Doctors at the hospitals said most of the victims suffocated Iowa Demos may charter jet for convention trip TVTOTMKR f ATP Tnuvac fhn m I Weather details 2 DES MOINES AP Iowas 83 member delegation to the Democratic national convention was busy Monday preparing for the trip next August to Atlantic City NJ The delegates and alternates who will help to nominate the partys presidential and vice presidential candidates for next falls general election were chosen at the partys state con vention Saturday On recommendation of Na tional Committeeman Donald J Mitchell of Fort Dodge they were losing no time in nailing down travel and lodging ar rangements for the convention which starts Aug 24 Mitchell told the delegation they might consider chartering a jet plane for the trip He said American Airlines would char ter such a plane for a oneway trip to Atlantic City for or apiece if 100 persons delegates alternates their spouses newsmen and would participate Otherwise he said the group woulUdo well to make reserva tions immediately for commer cial transportation He said some 10000 people will be con verging on Atlantic City for the convention and transportation and lodging facilities will be strained to the utmost The group voted to assess themselves per delegate and per alternate to pay general expenses of the delega tion Democratic State Chair man Lex Hawkins said the mon ey had to be paid at least a week before the convention or the unpaid delegate wont get to go He said the members had bet ter count on paying about a night for hotel lodging in At lantic City Hawkins called for a advance per room to be paid by next Saturday The state convention named 50 delegates and 30 alternates to cast Iowas 35 votes at the na tional convention Thatis three short of the au thorized 33 alternates because three persons from the 1st Con gressional District were named as both district alternates and alternates at large The Dele galesatlarge Nominating Com mittee was to fill the three vacancies Gov Harold Hughes State Chairman Lex Hawkins Vice Chairman Mrs Marie Healey of Davenport National Commit teeman Mitchell and National Committeewoman Alberta Met calf Kelly of Nichols will have one vote each at the convention The 30 delegates elected by the congressional districts and the 15 other atlarge delegates will have twothirds of a vote each The convention adopted a res olution urging that President Lyndon Johnson expected to r win the presidential nomination hands down be given full free dom to pick the vice presiden tial nominee A poll of more than 1000 dele gates at the convention showed 582 favored Sen Hubert Hum phrey of Minnesota as the vice presidential candidate 325 were for Robert Kennedy 97 for Sar gent Shriver 49 for James Mc Namara and 26 for California Gov Pat Brown Mrs Kelly won reelection as national committeewoman over Mrs Randy Dunbar of Cedar Falls mother of seven children The vote by the national con vention delegates wasnt an nounced but Mrs Dunbar in formed she had lost moved that the vole be made unanimous for Mrs Kelly Gov Hughes in his keynote address to the convention pre dicted a big Democratic year in Iowa Not since the 1930s he said has the party had as good a chance for sweeping victories at n a t i o n a 1 state and local levels The delegates at large include former Gov Kerschel Loveless Edward A McDermott of Du buqiie E B Smith Ames Forest Evashevski Iowa City Robert Barry Danbury Sher win M a r k m a n Des Moines Jake Mincks Ottumwa David DEMOCRATS Continued on Pace 2 tion to accomplish the purpose ordered today the federal court in Virginia is free to do so TheUS District Court in Virginia Black said has power to order the public schools op ened if such an order is re quired to assure these petition ers Negro students that their constitutional rights will no longer be denied them The time for mere deliber ate speed has run out and thai phrase can no longer justify denying these Prince Edward County school children their constitutional rights to an edu cationequal to cthat afforded by the public schools in other parts of Virginia Blackstat ed From the beginning in 1954 the litigation has followed a long trail In 1955 the Supreme Court di rected lower federal courts to enforce with all deliberate speed the 1954 decision outlawing school segregation More litigation followed cui minating ia another appeal to the highest tribunal by Negro parents Solicitor General Arch ibald Cox supported their ap peaJ with a plea that the Su preme Court put an end to an experiment in ignorance State and county officials ia reply contended federal courtj had no power to require the op eration of public schools or to require that taxes be levied for schools The County Board of visors in 1959 faced with an or dcr to begin admitting Negre students to white schools re COURT Continued on Pege 2 ;