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.4 rrr ni im ssr mr 2 ir is rrr e-W, THE PAST IS CONE FACE TO-DAY. LA cr- VOL. LVII, NO. 212 TWO ShtTlONS 28 PajjtJ SHEBOYGAN, MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 1964 PRICE 7 CENTS 1 Democrats LBJ 'Roundup Opens Today Big wrf- I 1 1 Committee OKs Civil Southern Delegates Won't Budge ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Mississippi Negroes said "no compromise" and Alabama's white delegates shouted "no loyalty pledge" as Democrats searched for answers to the hottest issues at their national con 1 Johnson Trying To Herd Session Away From Bruising Battle ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) The big LBJ roundup the 1964 Democratic convention opens tonight with President Johnson trying to herd it away from bruising North -South clashes. The President, his own nomination to be a noisy formality Wednesday night, concentrated his efforts on keeping his ranks intact for November and thus was calling practically all the signals from Washington. 3 4' "Jt '5 1 A' I '1 S' 'tt '-j 1.,. Ten Killed In Wisconsin Car Mishaps By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Accidents in Kenosha and Monroe counties accounted for four of nine deaths during the weekend on Wisconsin highways and the death of a Milwaukee man early today added to the toll which has reached 638 for 1964, compared with 538 on this date a year ago. Michael Barrington, 24, Shore-wood, was killed early today on away from home when the storm hit. They were attending the wedding of the Buehlers' daughter, Barbara. Observers believe their absence helped keep down storm injuries. (Arnie's Foto Service) ONE OF THE PORT WASHINGTON areas hardest hit by the tornado late Saturday afternoon was along Tower Drive on the southwestern part of the city. One of the demolished buildings in the photo is the Elmer Buehler home (extreme right with circle in rear). Most of the residents of this area were Slow Return To Port Washington Twister Loss "2 Million; No ay Be By LLOYD BEINING Tress Staff Writer PORT WASHINGTON Most of Port Washington was returning to a semblance of normalcy today. But for the hundreds of residents whose homes lay demolished or damaged, the return would be slow and burdensome. They had just gone through a nightmarish weekend. vention. Chances of keeping the Mississippi and Alabama disputes from bursting fourth upon the floor of the convention when it opens tonight appeared slim. The threat of a walkout by some Southern delegations remained a possibility. The credentials committee failed to decide Sunday whether the largely Negro Mississippi Freedom Democratic delegation or the all-white regulars from that state should be seated. The committee resumes today its search for a solution it hopes will satisfy Southern states and Southern and Northern Negroes. Dr. Aaron Henry, Negro chairman of the Freedom group from Clarksdale, said the group would not take a "back-of-the-bus" compromise. Henry was backed by Dr. Martin Luther King who said "a natural reaction of Negro voters would be to go fishing election day" if the Freedom party is not seated. King heads the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Two civil rights organizations set up vigil in front of Convention Hall early today in support of the freedom delegation. The organizations were the Congress of Racial Equality and the Stn dene Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Henry and King said they had the votes in the credentials committee needed to force the issue onto the floor of the convention if the committee fails to give seats and votes to the Freedom delegation. There has been speculation that the committee, in an effort to satisfy the Negroes, would give them seats on the floor but no voice and no vote. Henry and his Freedom party want to be seated because, they say, the regular Mississippi Democratic party will not support President Johnson, his vice presidential choice, or the national Democratic party. They also say the regular Democrats exclude Negroes from their ranks. Missed The Bus GRIFFYDAM, England (UPI) The local council which spent 60 pounds ($168) putting up a new concrete bus stop shelter, said today it will have to spend another 20 pounds ($56) to move it because it was misplaced far away from any bus route. "The puzzling thing," a council spokesman said, "is that while the shelter was being built no villager thought to tell us that we were putting it up in the wrong place." Viet Nam Mobs Sack And Burn Buildings One signal he hasn't his choice of a running mate, but half a dozen hands were ready to jump at the ring. Still the most often mentioned number was that of the party's Senate whip, Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota. The day broke bright and warm. Thousands of delegates, alternates and their families mingled with sun-burned- tourists along the storied boardwalk, faced on all sides with stalls of carnival souvenirs of Johnson and the late President John F. Kennedy. Work For Harmony As the sun rose, hundreds of red, white and blue bedecked volunteers for LBJ rallied on the ocean front to begin shaping up for their convention duties. Behind the honky tonk glitter the committees worked at shaping the convention and its platform into the broad harmony and unity design Johnson would like. The word had gone down the line to avoid any explosive fight over a civil rights plank and to settle the controversy over the seating of contested Alabama and Mississippi delegations in a manner calculated to give least offense to Southerners and the Negro-dominated delegation demanding seats from Missis sippi. Late Sunday night, the plat form writers reached prelimi nary agreement on a call for enforcement of the new Civil Rights Act and on condemnation of political extremist tactics. Respect Demands The credentials committee, headed by former Gov. David L. Lawrence of Pennsylvania, ruled Alabama delegates would have to sign an oath of loyalty to the national party ticket if they wished to participate in the convention. Quickly this group, selected under the auspices of segregationist Gov. George C. Wallace, rejected the demand. National Committeeman Eugene (Bull) Conner of Birmingham already had the delegation's convention credentials in hand and declined to surrender them. A much more difficult deci sion faced the committee today. It promised to come to grips with the question of seating an all-white 23-vote unpledged delegation from Mississippi or the largely Negro Mississippi Freedom Democratic party group. in another section of the civil rights front, the platform com mittee's executive committee (Turn To Page 19, Col. 3) Rights Plank ATLANTIC CITY (UPI) Democratic platform writers today approved a plank asserting that the new civil rights act "deserves and requires full observance by every American and a' fair, effective enforce ment if there is any default." The plank, designed to pre vent a floor fight over the thorny civil rights issue, was said to be acceptable to delegates from both the North and South. It said: "We re-affirm our belief that lawless disregard for the rights of others is wrong whether used to deny equal rights or to obtain equal rights. "We cannot and will not tol erate lawlessness. Needs Convention Approval lhe plank specifically en dorsed the new law by saying that it "impairs the rights of no American (and) af firms the rights of all Ameri cans." ine pianK was included in the final section of the 1964 campaign document, and now must be approved by the full (Turn to Page 10, Col. 2) Ready For Annexation Referendum Town of Sheboygan electors a lbO-acre area in the vicin ity of Pigeon River School will vote Tuesday on the question of whether they want to become part of the City of Sheboygan or remain in the town. Voting will be conducted at the Town of Sheboygan Town Hall, N. 40th Street and Superior Avenue, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Vernon Opgenorth, town chairman, disclosed that a letter has been sent to the city, declaring that the town will legally contest the referendum if the town should lose. It was also learned that Chairman Opgenorth sent 1 -ters, received by electors today, urging them to vote against the proposed annexation. Town residents seeking attachment to the city say they want city services, primarily sanitary sewer service. If the proposed annexation is approved by a majority of electors, it would be the second largest annexation by the city in 24 years. The area includes the Polar Ware Co. factory and strips along both sides of Lake-shore Road from the city limits to Eisner Avenue; strips along both sides of Eisner Avenue to Mill Road; and large areas on both sides of Mill Road (including the Pigeon River School) to North Avenue. tative, argued for making a compromise with a need for Southern votes this fall in mind. The Wisconsin delegation voted to reconvene late today to get another report after credential committees sessions and if necessary to take a position for a convention roll call tonight. If there is no acceptable compromise, Kastenmeier said the state should take a position in" favor of filing a minority report. "I would rather have a compromise, which would involve some inequity, but some representation for the Mississippi Freedom Party," he said. Kastenmeier rejected proposals to have the convention put the issue off by declaring that only four years from now delegates cannot be accepted if their states practice segregation. Cannot Wait "We cannot afford wait four more years," he said. Kastenmeier tlso said the idea of seating the Freedom Democrats as "honored guests" (Turn To Page 19, Col. 4) Deaths downtown business area, but in wending its way over the city, the twister picked cut for destruction or danuifeo.m&ny expensive and comparatively new homes. Damage estimates ranged as high as two million dollars by Police Chief Vernon a a whose own home was destroyed, to "well over $1 million" by the American Red Cross. Additional tornado damage pictures and map on pages 8 and 9. The latter estimate did not include trees on public property or landscaping on private home lots. Eyewitnesses reported parts some of them big parts of buildings flying through the air as they ran for cover when the ominous telltale black funnel moved in from the south-w accompanied by the "roar of a freight train." A disaster survey team of the American Red Cross from Milwaukee, after touring the city, reported damage to homes as follows: Major total damage, homes that are completely wrecked or will have to be torn down and rebuilt, 22; major partial damage to homes that will require extensive repairs, 34; homes with minor to moderate damage, 140. Long Remembered The Red Cross reported that 166 of these homes could be lived in if repairs would be made immediately to keep out the elements. It also listed six of the partially damaged homes as "questionable" on whether they could be rebuilt or must be torn down. The destructive storm lasted only a few minutes, but it will remembered for a long time. It first struck at the southwest city limits. There it ripped the upper stories off the Elmer Buehler home, the John Trepel place and others, moved across the street to wreck the Jerry Norman home and that (Turn To Page 9, Col. 1) Today's Index Interested In extra dollars? Then, read what your neighbors and friends are advertising for sale in Press Classified! Regular Page Features No. Classified 24-25-26-27 Comics 18 Editorial 28 Markets 19 Obituaries 16 Personals 4 Show Time 23 Society 13-14-15 Sports 22-23 Television 6 Timetable 18 Milwaukee's North Side after his car missed a 'curve and smashed into a tree. He was manager of the American Casualty Co. Kenneth Clark, 19, of Arlington, 111., was killed Sunday night when his auto bounced off a tree and stopped within inches of house after leaving Highway 45 at a curve about 15 miles west Kenosha. He was alone. Hits Oncoming Car Bennic W. Jensen, 31, of rural Rosholt was killed a few hours earlier in a two-car collision on Highway 43 in western Kenosha County. County Coroner Edward Wavro said Jensen's car left the roadway, (Turn To Page 16, Col. 3) Weather WISCONSIN Warmer southeast today. Considerable cloudiness with showers and some thundershowers tonight and mostly in the south and east Tuesday. Warmer southeast tonight cooler most sections Tuesday. Low tonight ranging from the low 50s extreme northwest to the low 60s extreme southeast. High Tuesday in the 60s northwest to the mid 70s southeast. Sheboygan Temperature (Official Temperatures By U.S. Weather Bureau) Yesterday's high 68 Overnight low 5) 8 a.m. temperature 58 Precipitation Trace Sheboygan Skies Today Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow 6:06 a.m. Moonrise tonight Last Quarter Aug. 30 The planet, Saturn, rises today at sunset and sets tomorrow at sunrise. It is 815 million miles from the Earth tonight, the nearest it has been since April, 1953. (All Times Central Daylight) Computed For The Sheboygan Press By Bailey R. Frank, Bethel, Vermont. put. i SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Youthful mobs in Saigon, Hue and Da Nang sacked and burned buildings today in the worst outbreak of organized rioting in South Viet Nam since last summer. Several hundred students supporting the government sacked and burned the Student Union building in Saigon in a counter-demonstration. In Da Nang, South Viet Nam's second largest city, more than 1,000 howling youths stoned a U.S. enlisted men's barracks as antigovernment demonstrations took an increasingly anti-American tone. A grenade exploded at the height of the riot, seriously injuring three demonstrators. There were no American casualties. Another blast a short time later killed a woman. The 30 or more Americans in the barracks fired shots into the Chicago Girl Cop The weekend ordeal was caused by a tornado worst in the 130-year history of the city which swooped down from the southwest at 4:30 Saturday afternoon. In its wake, the storm left a toll of 30 persons injured, more than 200 homes demolished or damaged and property losses estimated as high as $2 million. All of the patients treated at air to scare off the demonstrators as rocks smashed windows. The mob then attacked a nearby Roman Catholic village and set a house afire. Villagers moved out of their houses to defend themselves while their women carried children and belongings to a waterfront pier. After the fire, mob leaders called for a withdrawal. But some rioters slipped back into the village and set two more houses aflame. Another grenade exploded as the rioters pulled back. A maid working at the enlisted man's barracks was wounded and died soon afterwards. More Americans are stationed in Da Nang, on the South China Sea, than anywhere else in country, except Saigon. As in the earlier disorders, police stood by without interfer- (Turn To Page 16, Col. 6) Miss Rakocinski, a shapely 5-foot-5, 120-pounder, said she decided to become a policewoman "because I wanted to do something very different and challenging." She already has met one challenge: she topped 42 applicants to win a policewoman's job on the Skokie police department. Skokie is a suburb served by the Chicago police training school. A graduate of Mundelein College in with a degree in chemistry, Miss Raocinski quit a job in the radioactive research department of a Skokie pharmaceutical firm. Only Casualty BAGSHOT. England (UPI) -Six cars piled up near here Sunday night, but the only casualty was ambulance crewman John Bland, who broke a leg when a passing car hit him as he was helping at the scene of the accident. St. Alphonsus Hospital received comparatively minor injuries and all but 11 were released after treatment, 11 Winnemullors Hurt The 11 Mr. and Mrs. Francis Winnemuller and their nine children, W. Orchard Lane remained in the hospital overnight, but were released Sunday. All sustained bruises and some of them scratches from the wind whipped debris of their demolished home. While the extent of personal injury was not great, the scope of property damage was widespread. The storm which spent its fury in a few minutes cut a path from the extreme southwestern part of this city of nearly 5,000 to the northeast section, just south of U.S. Highway 141. The storm confined itself to residential areas. There were no reports of damage in the Cleo Rages In Caribbean Area, 14 Die (Picture on Page. 16) SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Cleo, worst hurricane of the season, raged across the Caribbean toward Jamaica today, leaving behind a path of death and destruction. The storm swirled past southern Puerto Rico Sunday after battering the Guadeloupe islands. Officials blamed Cleo for at least 14 deaths, 100 injuries and $50 million in damage to the French possession. Cleo will probably strike Jamaica tonight with hurricane force, the Weather Bureau said. Powerful Storm Gale force winds and heavy rain pounded the southern coast of the Dominican Republic early today. Small but powerful Cleo, with 140-mile center winds, pressed onward south of the island of Hispaniola, which the Dominican Republic shared with Haiti. Severe lowland flooding was predicted. The Weather Bureau said that Cleo's 125-mile wide mass of hurricane force winds apparently would skirt Hispaniola's heartland. The storm was headed toward Haiti's southern peninsula, where, thousands were killed last year by Hurricane Flora. Cleo also might strike Cuba with its fury intact, the Weather Bureau said. It was too early to say whether it would pose any danger to the U.S. mainland, Cleo was centered at 4 a.m., EDT, about 125 miles southwest of Santo Domingo City, moving on a path between west and west-northwest about 17 m.p.h. Moral Issues Involved In Seating Fighl, View Prclly Brunellc Only One Girl In Class Of 300 Men i I By JAMES BARTELT ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Special) Rep. Robert Kastenmeier told the Wisconsin delegation to the national Democratic convention today that moral issues and party loyalty, not just legal questions, are involved in the contest over who will represent Mississippi when the convention opens tonight. Kastenmeier, one of two Wisconsin representatives on the credentials committee, which is wrestling with the dispute between Mississippi regulars and Mississippi Freedom Demo crats, reported to a state caucus. Miss Elizabeth Hawkes, Washburn, the other represen- lloring Game BARSNLEY, England (UPI)-Willie Webster, 83, fell asleep Saturday while watching a soccer match here and woke up to find all the other fans gone and himself locked in the stadium. "It was a pretty boring game," Webster said after a stadium official rescued him. CHICAGO (AP) Coeds who are wont to calculate the male-to-female ratio might envy Virginia Rakocinski's situation: 300 to 1 and she's the one. But the subjects she studies are a far cry from the usual coed fare jujitsu, narcotics, criminal law and pistol shooting. Miss Rakocinski, 24, of suburban Evanston, is enrolled in the Chicago police training division's 13-week course with 300 men. The attractive brunette is the first woman to go through the course with men. I'emale trainees usually attend the school in a separate class. This time Miss Rakocinski was the only girl candidate and it was judged impractical to set up a special class for her. Despite the ratio, she hasn't been dating. "I'm here to study," she said, "besides, don't forget many of the men are married." WISCONSIN DELEGATES CAUCUS Rep. Robert of Walertown, a member of the credentials committee of the Democratic National Convention, speaks at caucus of Wisconsin delegates at their hotel in Atlantic City Center is Gov. John Reynolds with Pat Lucey, Madison, I m)-cratic candidate for lieutenant governor. (Al Wirrphoto) I1

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