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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1964, Mason City, Iowa He broke sad news to Jackie She kissed her husbands foot By WALTER R MEARS WASHINGTON AP told Mrs Kennedy that the President was dead She walked to the table touched the foot and kissed the instep then walked to the side of the table and felt his hand In those words White House physician George G Burkley told of the moment Mrs John F Kennedy learned an assassins bullets had killed her husband in Dallas Burkley wrote his report on Nov 27 1963 five days alter President Tonn F Kennedy was killed It is among the exhibits made public Monday by the Warren Commission Burkley also told of Mrs Ken nedys determination to remain with the body and of returning to her two of the roses she had carried during the fateful mo torcade Burkley who had been in the motorcade arrived at Parkland Hospital three to five minutes rf after Kennedy was brought there I went directly to the emer gency room he told the com mission Mrs Kennedy was seated in a folding chair direct ly beside the door of the small room in which the President was being observed Burkley went inside It was evident that death was imminent and that he was in a hopeless condition Burk ley said He left and talked with Mrs Kennedy outside She expressed a desire to be in the room Burkley said Realizing that death was im minent and that it was so right to be as close as she could I overrode the protests of some of the people in the room and brought Mrs Kennedy inside the door where she stood and with my arms protecting her she momentarily rested her head on my shoulder At one point she knelt ots scores hurt martial law in Viet Nam SAIGON Viet Nam AP About 2000 students rioted in Saigon Wednesday demanding the ouster of Premier Tran Van Huong and were dispersed by paratroopers with bayonets and tear gas Martial law was declared er a day of violence that saw scores wounded In an attempt to end the civic tumult and get on with the war against Communist guerrillas US officials warned that American aid may be curtailed unless the disorders end relia ble sources said It was the fourth straight day of disorders and US authori ties are telling the Vietnamese that the patience of the Ameri can public is wearing out one informant said At least 100 persons X60 of thempolice and troops wero injured in the melee around the headquarters of the politically powerful national Buddhist or ganization Premier Huongs predecessor Maj Gen Nguyen Khanh was brought down by riots in Au gust But the rioting Wednesday exceeded the August riots in vio lence The Buddhist hierarchy de clared open political war on Huongs government and de manded irnmedipte release of demonstrators arrested pre viously Huong showed no sign of giving in All American military person nel and civilians were warned to stay off the streets and to avoid crowds if they had to move about the city The High National Council South Viet Nams interim leg islative assembly scheduled a meeting Tuesday It was consid ered possible that the council might remove Huong in hopes another government could muster enough support to end the political chaos Otherwise it was feared the military would take control of the government again The violence broke out shortly after US Ambassador Maxwell D Taylor left for Washington to review the situation in South Viet Nam with President John son Taylor said he did not ex pect a political upheaval while he was away and that he was more concerned with the mili tary danger from the Viet Cong Communists than the political crisis in Saigon The total of Americans killed in combat in Viet Nam since December 1961 rose to 226 US military headquarters reported an Army sergeant was killed when the Viet Cong ambushed and overran a convoy 23 miles east of Saigon Tuesday Earlier the sergeant had been reported missing Fifteen South Vietnamese troopers also were killed and nine wounded in the ambush The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY OWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25 1964 UOo Piper Consists ol Two Cms Associated Presi Full Leasa Wtret No 248 missing in Congo lowans paid in happiness Free turkey dinners in prayer for a few seconds and then arose and stood quietly Another physician said Ken nedys life was gone and Burk ley verified that the President was dead Then hetold Mrs Kennedy Burkley said the upper por tion of the presidents body was covered by a white cloth A priest administered the last rites of the Roman Catholic Church I asked him to recite the prayers for the dead which he did and the response was made by Mrs Kennedy and me Burkley said Outside again Mrs Kennedy insisted on remaining with the body until it was returned to Washington and the White House Burkley said a Dallas medical examiner ruled Kennedys re mains could not be moved that homicide case procedures must be followed I informed him again that it was essential that we have him moved immediately as Mrs Kennedy was going to stay ex actly where she was until move ment was effected Burkley said There was some delay bu finally local officials agreed Mrs Kennedy followed the cof fin and Burkley took a last look at the emergency room The roses vhich had been in the car with the president were in the wastebasket he said Two roses which had broken off were lying on the floor Burkiey put them in his pock et By CHUCK CAPALDO DBS MOINES U5VA Greek immigrant and his wife count their blessings in the number of free turkey dinners they serve at their r e s t aurant Thanksgiving Day This will be the 18th year that William J Sargent 64 and his wife Arlie 53 have opened the door of Sargents Cafe to all comers We sort of look forward to this every year said Mrs Sar gent a city employe who takes time off from her job to help roast 15 to 20 turkeys make the stuffing and prepare the vegeta bles This is something we do our selves My husband enjoys doing it Eighteen years ago when he started he wanted to see people happy He still does Were not under any illusion that it is a cureall for their problems It sounds corny I know but we get an inner glow The Sargents distribute tick ets to various city agencies for young and old alike They served over 900 meals lasl Thanksgiving and are expecting about 1000 persons Thursday Sargent crippled by arthritis i since 1952 does all the carving despite his handicap If he was going to get a plate he couldnt carve with more finesse his wife said Their daughter Susie 17 a high school senior helps in the kitch en The cafe isnt very big It seats about 35 persons 12 at the counter Volunteers will assist in preparations the serving tonight and with arid other chores Thanksgiving Day We have about 30 helpers in all Mrs Sargent said This years menu includes sage dressing giblet gravy mashed potatoes cranberry sauce I make it from fresh cranberries said Mrs Sargent green beans coffee milk and ice cream No one is turned away includ ing the wealthy gentleman who came a few years ago tucked a napkin in place and ate heartily What we do might not seem like much to some people Mrs Sargent said but when I look out and see people enjoying themselves I think My God how lucky we are Begin war on poverty 32 states in first assault I On the way to the plane we rode in silence for a while he said I then reached into the pocket and took out the roses I had gotten from the floor and gave them to Mrs Kennedy stating what they were She took them put them in her jacket pocket smiled and thanked me Prisoners 3 hostages hole up in coal mine PETROS T e n n onesixth of the 800 prisoners a Brushy Mountain State Prison holed up in a prison coal mine Wednesday with three mine foremen as hostages in an ap parent complaint about mai service A total of 148 prisoners sen word out of the mine that they would not come out until they could meet with state correc tions commissioner Harry Av cry a newsman a potal inspec tor and a lawyer North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy Wednesday night little coider in the mid VariabU cleudl IMSB Thursday brisk northerly and ceMer highs upper 90s to kw JOHNSON CITY Tex AP Money to launch a nationwide campaign against poverty wil soon be flowing to 32 states un der the administrations anti poverty program The first 120 projects to win approval were announced Tues day by Sargent Shriver the na tions antipoverty chief Theyll get a total of million out o of the million approved by Congress for the first year o the program The biggest chunk mi lion will be used to establisl 41 Job Corps training center where idle youths 16 to 21 wil receive basic education and per form conservationtype tasks A big recruiting job to get vol unteers for the Job Corps wi e launched next week Most c he camps will be for boys bu few will be set up for girls Another million will go t dozen cities and six rural ar as for communityrun pro rams aimed at a variety o argets including teaching In Witness to death of Yank Tots women were hit first BRUSSELS AP American medical missionary Paul Carl son was killed when Congolese rebels fired into a group of white hostages a Belgian refu gee arriving from Stanleyville said Wednesday The refugee Fernand Deprey was aboard a Belgian Airlines jetliner that arrived Wednesday from the Congo with 163 hos tages freed Tuesday when Bel gian paratroopers landed at Stanleyville the rebel capital I was a prisoner in the Hotel Victoria Deprey said Carl son was in a group of about 150 who were forced to sit down hi the street When the rebels heard the paras paratroopers were on the way they opened fire into the group and Carlson was shot down Afterward as we went to meet the Belgian troops I saw his body in the street He had been shot through the head Deprey said that during his imprisonment by the rebels he had come to know Carlson well He was very cheerful and a great moral example he said Hunt is on for whites 900 refugees airlifted out LEOPOLDVILLE the Congo AP Belgian paratroops and Congolese soldiers searched Wednesday for some 200 whites still missing in the northern Congo More than 900 refugees have arrived here from the former rebel capital and another 500600 awaited evacuation at Stan leyville Airport Of the 63 Amer icans trapped in the rebel zone 34 and the bodies of two mur dered missionaries had arrived in Leopoldville Scattered fighting continued in Stanleyville which fell Tues day to Congolese troops and white mercenaries after the paratroops landed to rescue the European and American hos tages threatened with death Photo fax THE SARGENTS CARVE TURKEY FOR FREE FEED Photofax TOT RESCUED A small girl wrapped in a blanket is carried by American missionary Alfred Larson of Brooklyn NY as they leave plane in At the airport a foggy drizzle Leopoldville after flight from Stanleyville where they dian children to speak English raining unemployed parents in ob skills and providing social services for impoverished ar eas Five cities with welldevel oped plans for spending the money will get the largest amounts Detroit million Los Angeles million Wash ington million Pittsburgh million and Atlanta mil lion Other projects for which funds have been approved include set ting up neighborhood youth corps Corp will live at home and helping college students so they remain in school patterned on the Job camps but for youths who Put turkey in trance before ax he urges By DAVE SMITH LOS ANGELES AP The American Institute of Hypnosis n a burst of Thanksgiving spir t has some advice that should make turkeys grateful until they die if turkeys will excuse the expression The institute says you should lypnotize the birds before you kill them Dr William J Bryan Jr plains that the method is both more humane and conducive to bettertasting turkey Bryan the institutes execu tive director explains that tur keys just like people get over wrought when faced with vio lence and their suprarena glands pump out energygiving adrenalin to help them meet the demands of the crisis Thus turkeys that meet vio lent deaths while in a state o panic will have adrenalin in their blood This makea them jless tasty says Bryan Nab three in Clifton theft According to Bryan here ome suggestions on how t mesmerize your gobbler Hold the bird to the ground alking softly to it Press it head gently to the ground an raw a straight chalk line away rom its beak The turkey will remain motionless it says icre Do Step 1 but use white string instead of chalk Tuck the birds head under its wing It will go to sleep Yes youll have to take the head out again to chop it off but the bird will be in a better mood Put your i hand over its eyes The turkey being among the least intellectual of birds will think its nighttime and go to sleep Dr Bryan did not comment on what to do if say youre a commercial poultry raiser A sevenmonth investigation f the April 11 theft at Clifton uper Market 1915 4th SW esulted Wednesday in the ar est of three youths Two Clear Lake youths Thom as Albert Clapsaddle and Craig on Sonksen both 20 each waived preliminary hearing in Mason City Police Court Wed nesday on charges of larceny in he night time Each has been bound to Dis rict Court Clapsaddle has post ed a cash bond while Sonk en was given until Friday to post his bond A third youth implicated the theft Roger Arnold Gary 20 911 16th NE was released Wed nesday on a bond on a charge of forgery in OBrien County A warrant charging Cary with larceny in the nighl time has been issued by Mason City police Officers said The youth authorities said let Clapsaddle and Sonksen in a side door about an hour after closing Following the theft police said Cary chopped up the east door in cash and 70 American Express mon y order blanks with a imit each were taken during he theft from the Clifton safe Cary an employe of rhe store lad remained in the building after it was closed on Saturday April 11 police said Youd get pretty sick of running around playing pwkaboo will 10COO or so birdit and you coulc go broke buying ctalk SAME with a meat it look like cleaver to a breakin Since the theft Cary has ritten money orders totaling bout four in OBrien ounty and two in Clay County fficers said Investigation reached its final tage Monday when a search arrant for Garys dormitory oom at the University of Iowa owa City was obtained Au horities said they found 57 money orders with serial num ers matching those missing rom Cliftons Cary was arrested on a for gery charge on a warrant from Brien County a short time ater and has signed a statement admitting the theft here ind passing money orders with a icticious name authorities said Clapsaddle and Sonksen both students at Drake University 3es Moines were arrested there Tuesday Each has given a statement admitting participa ion in the theft authorities said The money was split among he three police said and none las been recovered None the three has a previous police record officers added Law enforcement men coop erating on the investigation in cluded Craig Beek of the State Bureau of Criminal Investiga tion Sheriff Howard Tiemans of ODiSen County Primghar and members of the Mason City Po lice Department fell on thousands of waiting Bel gians relatives or friends of persons who had been trapped in rebel territory Shivering refugees in light tropical clothing shuffled about looking for relatives and friends Red Cross workers handed out heavy overcoats Authorities provided cash for those arriving without money Valere Pairot from Liege said that when the paratroopers be gan landing rebels came for him and said We are going to the airport They put the men in front of the group wom en and children behind As we reached the Hotel Vic toria they told us to sit down They started firing aiming at women and children first The paratroops thank God arrivec quickly If they hadnt we would all have been dead1 Rene Bragard of Brussels said As paratroops dropped on Stanleyville simba rebel sol diers armed with rifles and submachine guns pushed us ou of the hotels and said they were taking us to the airport We were a column of maybe 300 children women and men As we were marched on the road rebels started readying escaped rebel bullets MOSCOW AP The Soviet oreign Ministry called in US Belgian and British diplomats Wednesday and demanded an mmediatc end to military oper ations in the Congo and the with drawal of all foreign mercenar WITNESS Continued on Page 2 Reds demand end to Congo action ies The Soviets called the Belgian paratrooper landings in Stan eyville a new gross act of A US spokesman said the United States whose planes fer ried the Belgians to Stanleyville explained its position to the So viet Union Tuesday to insure that there was no misunder standing of US motives The US spokesman added It was stressed that the Unit ed States was acting on humani tarian principles Several rebels and a Belgian paratroop sergeant were killed during the night in mopup oper ations Much of the skirmishing took place near the airport where the foreigners awaited evacuation to Leopoldville Premier Moise Tshombe can celed plans for a triumphant entry into Stanleyville Wednes day He may go Thursday an aide said Wounded evacuees were taken o hospitals in Leopoldville The ebels killed at least 30 foreign rs and wounded more than 50 murderous attacks as the aratroopers began landing In the early confusion of the ttack it had been reported that 0 persons were killed by the ebels armed intervention in the inter nal affairs of the Congo The paratroopers were flown in planes Statements handed to the three Western diplomats reject ed the Western explanation that the paratroopers went to rescue hostages in the hands of rebels The Russian statement said the landing was made to suppress the national liberation move ment in Stanleyville The US and British ciiplo mats immediately rejected the Soviet charge On the inside 4000 turkeys lost in fira storm Page 14 Clear Lake news Editorials Comics Mason City news6 Latest markets Society rwvvs Sports news 91 Classified pages 121 North Iowa news 1 Other Europeans may bo ound dead in various parts of the city a US Embassy spokesman said Rebel chief Christopha Gbenye and other leaders of the Communistbacked Congolese Peoples Republic have disap peared The United States told Tshombes central government that rebel leaders must be made to answer for the murder of two American missionaries Dr Paul Carlson and Phyllis Rine The rebels had threatened to kill all whites if the Congolesa army attacked Stanleyville Dr Carlson 36 of Rolling Hills Calif was among 15 to 20 hostages shot down in Stan leyvilles Lumumba Squara minutes before the paratroops landed Carlson had been under CONGO Continued on Page 2 VICTIM CARRIED Injured victim of mas sacre at Stanleyville The Congo is carritid on stretcher from rescue plane at the Leopoldville air port A nurse walks along holding plasma bottle Other rescue workers rush toward plane with am empty litter ;