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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1965, Mason City, Iowa ar demonstrations anger Marine lualS college Students Tnhncnn intellectuals college students and professors who undermine our efforts with your teachins h Sec related story Page 3 And I am speaking to you WonTof school aid plans And I am speaking to those of you who have called the Ma rines in Viet Nam animals butchers and killers of women and children Johnson 24 wrote to his wife Stephanie and asked that she offer the letter to their home town newspaper the Moline Dispatch The newspaper printed the letter Friday The lieutenant suggested that you do not offer your remarks about butchers and killers of women and children directly to a Marine who has returned home from Viet Nam Im sure that he will have a broad grin of satisfaction on his face when he appears in court to answer to charges of assault and battery He said a feeling inside of me has nearly reached the boiling point for another group of the everincreasing group of American youths that practices the art of draft dodging Johnson criticized hurryup marriages to beat draft dead lines adding Ill bet youre real proud of yourselves in a direct reference to young men A University of Illinois gradu ate who enlisted in the Marine Corps Johnson directed another portion of his letter to the rest of you Americans who are on ly observers of the antiwar demonstrations Will it always take a sink ing of the Maine or a Sunday morning attack on Pearl Har bor to make you pull your heads out of the clouds Doesnt that group of bab bling nitwits that denounce our stand in Viet Nam arouse your anger How in the hell can you per mit the voices of a few thousand to be heard above your millions When arc your demonstra tors and teachins being held Have you ever slopped to think that your complacency may render our nation imm leat He closctl with my deepest appreciation and grauiudu u the efforts of Americans who have supported our effort but for you others All 1 can say is what I would say to my men the lead out and turn to Make yourselves heard fohnsons wife is staying with their son Gregory 8 months at the home of his parents Mr and Mrs Howard E Johnson Her parents Mr and Mrs Wil liam Sheets live in Scottsdale LT WARD JOHNSON Angered by Protests DBS MOINES money for Americas schools was a major topic of discussion Friday at the inth convention of the Iowa State Education As sociation US Sen Jack Miller RIowa told the teachers federal aid is on the way and with it the doors of progress through equa opportunity for excellence in education are swinging open In Thursdays general session tvyo educators discussed federal aid and were critical of some aspects of the various pro grams The speakers were Dr Howard Jones dean of the Col lege of Education at the Univer sity of Iowa and Dr Galen Say lor of the University of Nebras ka Miller while not critical of the concept of federal assist ance to education warned that there can be federal aid which falls within the ambit of federal responsibility and federal aid which for constitulional rea sons or for reasons of public opinion or both exceeds the proper and acceptable limits of federal responsibility More than 21000 Iowa teach ers a record number has reg istered for the convention which closed Saturday The executive director of the National Urban League told the convention Thursday that edu cation can be either a savior or scapegoat for civil rights Whitney M Young Jr said Ihe current civil rights revolu tion is educations shame but the fact that it is here is to edu cations United Fund total reaches 74 of goal The Mason City United Fund drive has risen to 74 per cent of quota with a tola I of 4148 pledges turned in for toward the goal Fort Dodges United Fund in competition with Mason City The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL IDS MASON CITY IOWA 22 1965 UUc lRpt Consists of Two One Press Full Lease Wlrei No 217 Rest in Klansmans tria Congress near adjournment WASHINGTON Iff Congress pushed toward adjournmentFriday still faced with final decisions on federal pay and sugar legislation Senate Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen predicted flatly Congress would finish its work Friday in percentages jumped for ward from Thursdays 431 per cent lo 566 per cent of quota Friday The cash total in Fort Dodge now is with a goal of Fort Dodges United Fund effort began later than Mason Citys but Fort Dodgers have vowed to pass Mason City by next Wednesday In Mason City two more groups of employes in the large firms division have gone beyond their quotas Sears employes went 162 per cent over quota and registered a 125 per cent boost over List years giving While Sears was not listed as a pacesetter firm United Fund leaders said the workers at Sears set their own pace and one that is an example for others Last year there were 60 employe pledges for a Sears and this year there were 138 pledges for Davey Moen Inc workers were the other group exceeding their employegiving goal and last years giving They had 29 pledges for this year put ting them 13 per cent over quo ta Last year there were 31 pledges for One more advancedivision team of volunteer solicitors also has come in over the top it was reported Friday That is Team 9 headed by Joe Barnes which has reported in pledges The teams goal was 100 SUGAR Senate and House conferees meet today to work out differences between the two chambers measures setting foreign and domestic quotas for the US sugar market Chairman Harold D Cooley DNC of the House Agricul ture Committee indicated he thinks there will be little diffi culty in reaching an agreement The Senate bill is more in line with administration recom mendations to 70 60 50 while either congressional leaders said the end would come by Saturday at the latest As the session drew near close the Johnson administra lion saw money denied to start wo of its Great Society pro jrams when both Houses ac cepted the decision of Senate conferees to drop ap propriations requests at this ime for rent subsidy and teach rs corps programs But the action scarcely dimmed the luster of a Congress which has given President John son practically every major bill for which he asked In both instances Thursday the Senate backed down in the face of House insistence that funds be delayed until details of the programs can be further worked out These issues remained to be settled Orders end to acts of vengeance Indonesia President Sukarno ordered end Friday to destructive acts of vengeance and racialism fol following the Oct 1 coup attempt against his regime An order issued after a night long meeting of Koti the su preme operations command ap peared directly aimed at the army antiCommunist drive and the sacking and burning of In donesian Communist party of fices by demonstrators mostly Moslem Because Communists were in volved in the attempted coup the army has been arresting party members in thousands and Moslems have been de manding the party be abolished There was no sign that the chiefs of the armed forces who attended the meeting with Su karno mentioned racialism in an apparent reference to in creasing antiChinese sentiments because of Pekings reported backing of the rebels FEDERAL PAY Prompt Senate passage was expected today of a bill with salary in creases of 36 per cent effective Oct 1 for 18 million federal workers The Senate Post Office and Civil Service Committee scaled down a Housepassed bill calling tor a 4 per cent raise more lhan the administration favors The House was expected to go along with Senate action in or der to avoid the possibility of a presidential veto Before turning to the federal pay question the Senate hoped o act on President Johnsons nomination of David G Bress to be US attorney for the District of Columbia Sen John J Williams RDcl planned a lastditch floor fight igainst Bress but Democratic eaders were confident the nonv nation would be approved A number of minor matters also remained on the agenda Norwegians to continue same foreign policy OSLO AP Norways new non Socialist government pledged Friday to continue the jaor foreign and defense poli cies of its Socialist predeces sors Prime Minister Per Bortens tourparty coalition told Parlia ment it would maintain Nor ways support of the United Na tions and the Atlantic Alliance The coalition of Conservative cialist rule Vandals free 3 deer here Hunt for one One deer from East Park still was missing Friday noon as park department employes and police continued their search The three deer in the pen lo cated in the northeast area of the park escaped about pm Thursday when vandals cut a hole about four feet square in the fence Park employes and police were able to coax one doe back into the pen in a short time The sixpoint buck was trapped about an hour later in a yard at Virginia and 1st SE about a block from the park Park Supt Floyd Kinnan got the deer to eat leaves from a iranch he was holding Kinnan hen grabbed the buck by its lorns and forced it into a sta ion wagon Kinnan hurt his hand in trying to hold the ani mal The missing doe the least ame of the three deer may be in a cornfield near the park Kinnan said All three animals are about years old and were given to the city last fall by the State Conservation Com mission The park commission has of fered a reward for information leading to the arrest and con viction of the person cutting the fence The incident was the Murder case ready for jury HAYNEVILLE Ala UP The defense rested its case Friday in the second murder trial of Collie Le roy Wilkins Jr after testimony placed the young Ku Klux Klansman nearly 100 miles from the scene of the shooting of a civil rights worker The case is expected to Viet Cong hit camp hard again AP The Viet Vvet Cong mad go to the jury by nightfall following closing a r g u ments and the judges charge Delense attorney Arthur J Hanes called 10 witnesses and rested his case after about an hour Hanes attempted to dis credit much of the testimony of the states principal witness and lo place WiVkins in Bessemer 9 pm on the another strong attack on th beleaguered Special Force camp at Plei Me Friday but the fighting died down again late in the day a US military spokes man reported The Communist guerrillas shot down a US Air Force Sky raider but the pilot was res cued the spokesman said Eight Americans were killed in two iclicopter crashes in the area Tuesday and Wednesday The Viet Cong battered the Plei Me garrison 210 miles northeast of Saigon with mor tars automatic weapons and small arms A Vietnamese ran ger unit fought its way into the camp shortly fater dawn to bol ster the tough mountain tribes Thats no walrus thats a grandfather Isaac Papke 39yearold San Francisco grand father relaxes under an umbrella at San Fran ciscos Aquatic Park Friday as he trains for his forthcoming 29mile swim from Farallone Islands to San Francisco He will make his attempt at the PhotofBv hithertonnconquered distance Saturday He has been training three years for the effort Two years ago the former Hawaiian Islander completed the 22mile Catalina Island to San Pedro swim Denounces Klan Tells about threat WASHINGTON re canting Klansman told of a veiled death threat and another resigned from the Klan in the witness chair in dramatic mo ments Friday of the congression al inquiry into the hooded order Roy Woodle a bricklayer rom Lexington NC who iden ified himself as a former Klan pointed to a nan in the hearing room as a Klan official who once warned him he had authority to do away with me Joseph G a used car clared his resignation from the Kiaij iwjuiying beiore the House Committee on UnAmeri can Activities He said he be lieved God and his country come before any Klan Liberal Center and Christian latest in numerous acts of van Peoples parties won the nadalism in East Park Rinnan tional elections Sept 13 ending Friday commended the police spoke out against the 30 years of almost unbroken Sodepartment for its help in capKlan on a television documenta Uiring the deer ry a few weeks ago The night before the show Woodle told the committee a cross was burned in his yard Woodle said he belonged to the Klan for nine to 10 months and resigned about five weeks ago when he said someone be gan circulating stories that he had been put into the Klan by the government lo tear it up DuBois who said he was treasurer of the Golclsboro Klan Klavern turned over records jand documents of his unit to ihe committee which had subpoe naed them In earlier sessions this week of the investigation higher lead ers of the Klan had refused to turn over any records or answer any questions DuBois told the committee he had been advised to stand on the Fifth Amendment But he said I think that will not help my record Any 1 look in the Klan are secondary to my loyalty and integrity to the tionGod is first then counlry f have no intention lo lake Ihe Fifth no matter what The Fifth Amendment of Ihe Constitution provides no one can be forced to give testimony that would incriminate him This amendment was invoked by pre vious Klan witnesses including Imperial Wizard Robert Shelton of the United Klans of America in refusing to answer questions Though refusing to I ilk when in the witness chair Shelton has been a talkative man when out of it You dont see me wor ried do you he said to re porters Thursday The pudgy DuBois proved lo be a different breed of Klans man After he was sworn in he re marked I havent been KLAN Please turn to Page 2 Inside The Globe Editorials Clear Lake news 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news g 910 Comics jj North Iowa news 1 Permit selection of site for memorial WASHINGTON AP The Senate passed and sent to the White House Thursday a bill that permits selection of a site on public land in Washington on which to erect a memorial o the late Rev Edward J Flannagan founder of Boys Town Neb North Iowa Weather outlook Variable cloudiness through Saturday Cold Friday night lows 30Jo Colder Saturday with brisk northeast winds highs MM Weather details on page 2 Bombing rail lines Page 2 men who have kept the guerril las at bay for three days US jets pounded the guerril las around the camp continu ously About 500 Viet Cong launched the attack at Plei Me early Wednesday The camp then was defended by about 300 Montag nard tribesmen and 10 or 12 American advisers US helicopters lifted several companies of Vietnamese in Thursday and US authorities said it appeared the Communist offensive had been blunted But latest reports said Ihe Viet Cong remained in positions around the camp in heavy strength and were massing concentrations of weap large ons US advisers in the camp re ported seeing at least 90 enemy in the barbed wire the camp and on the bodies around ground beyond US officials VIETNAM Please turn to Page 2 night that Mrs Viola Liuzzo 39 a Detroit housewife was killed The state rested after an FBI ballistics expert testified that bullets which killed Mrs Liuzzo were fired from a gun produced as evidence Thursday Marion E Williams of t h FBI Criminal Laboratory Wash ngton said markings on a bul et taken from Mrs Litizzos icad and test bullets fired from the pistol bore similar mark ngs Williams said empty cartridge ases found onehalf mile from Mrs Liuzzos car on US High way 80 in Lowndes County also were from the same gun Gary Thomas Rowe a 35 yearold Klansman turned FBI informer testified Thursday that the 21yearold Wilkins emptied a pistol into Mrs Liuz zos car after a nighttime high speed auto chase on the high way Williams testified that at least five bullets struck Mrs Liuzzos ear and that threo including the one which killed her were re covered During a lengthy session Rowe the states key witness said another Klansman Eugene Thomas had handed the 38 calibcr pistol to Wilkins before the shooting took place In crossexamination Defense attorney Arthur J Hanes ques tioned Williams on the bullets fired into Mrs Liuzzos car Hanes using a diagram at tempted to show that bullets might have also struck a pas senger seated in the car Mrs Liuzzo was traveling with a Negro civil rights work er when she was killed Drawing a line from a dia gram of a windshield to a window on the passenger side of the car Hanes asked if a person had been silling on the passenger scat is it possible TRIAL Please turn to Page 2 3 Registration closes at 7 5 Registration for voters in the Nov 2 inn mcipaJ election closes Friday night The city I clerks office in City Hall will remain open until 1 To be eligible to vote a person must be 21 and have lived m Iowa for six months Cerro 60 days ancl at his Voters who have moved or changed their I for example must ;