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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             lowag Dmly Newspapei Edltad for CITY GLOBE VOL 102 T h e newspaper Associated prtu UiiiUd Frew International na Leas Wtrti that makes all North low MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 30 1962 ETTE HOME EDITION Senate quashes dividends plan h Senate has turned down Kennedy s proposal for a withholding system 10 wipe out tax evasion on dividend and interest in vv H i defeat had been conceded in advance by administration Mrugglmg to put the watercddown tax revision bill the Senate of the vote Wednesday against i i i U surpnse cven the little group of Democrats who tried to keep it in the bill Only 19 Democrats and one Repub lican John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky supported the Pipsi ient 34 Democrats and 32 Re publicans opposed the provision Theres a chance the proposal will he salvaged in conference be cause the House included it in passing the measure in March But the strongest advocates of the plan said their hope is slim The Treasury estimated the dividend and interest withholding plan would bring in about million a year in taxes now evaded by failure to report about billion of such income This was to be the biggest item in paying for the major feature of the investment credit to spur US business to buy new machinery and equipment Without withholding the bill is estimated to mean a substantial annual deficit to the Treasury Meanwhile Senate liberals vowed to wage a determined fight against proposed tax deductions for lobbying The liberals hoped to reverse their losing record on President Kennedys tax revision bill now in its fourth day of debate They have lost three consecutive votes on provisions in the trimmed down measure Sen Albert Gore DTenn said he amendment cleared by the Senate Finance committee to per mit businesses to write off ex penses for lobbying would encour age wellfinanced lobbying on a grand nationwide scale Sen Robert S Kerr DOkla floor manager for the bill indi cated he would press for action on more than onehalf dozen com mittee amendments in an effort to complete work on the meas ure in time for a Labor Day re cess Liberals led by Sens Gore and Paul H Douglas DI11 also suf fered a setback when the Senate accepted the committees modi led version relating to tax deduc ions for business account spend ng The Senate version would produce an estimated million in new revenues a year by tight ening up some loopholes This compares with million under the plan passed by the house The vote was 54 to 39 If less than twothirds vote yes those who A matter of simple arithmetic Wheat vote is formality By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTONThe election on acreage allotments for whea Thursday was largely pro forma Fanners invariably have voted to accept the tight production con trols by margins well over the twothirds required by law Its a matter of simple arithmetic If farmers marketing quotas based on a 55million acre national wheat allotment the sup port price will be per bushel shouk stayed within allotments would get onl per bushel Like anybodj else cashcrop farmers seldom vote against Santa Glaus The election is pro forma pre sumably in another sense The wheat crop for 1963 wilt be de termined largely by what kind o program comes put of the Senate House conference new omnibus farm bill Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman said that he was no ruling out the possibility that Con gross would enact a program for the 1963 crop in which farmers could voluntarily idle acres for which they would receive com pensatory payment The House version of the omni bus bill passed by a 229163 roll call vote on July 19 merely ex tended for one year the present temporary programs for whcal and feed grains The administra tion had the Senate had previously a long term supply management pro gram The Senate on Aug 22 acceptec the House bill but substituted the administrations two price pro gram for wheat This would fix a minimum national allotment of one billion bushels equal to 4 million acres The present mini mum national allotment is 55 mil lion acres Farmers would grow ccrtif icale wheat for domestic and export use this to be supported at from 65 to 90 per cent of parity instead of the present 75 to 90 per cent Other feed and be supported at much lower levels fixed by the Secretary What is likely to come out of the SenateHouse conference on two versions of the bill is a compromise on wheat Planting deadlines for winter wheat are upon us Secretary Freeman when he set the referendum said that farmers couldnt wait any longer A likely compromise would be o invite farmers to disc under 10 per cent say of the acreage they have planted with compensatory payments of say 50 per cent of normal valueof the average yield of the retired acreage This would give the farmer about the same profit he might have expected from the unproductive land It would save the government a good deal of money The Senate bill represents an opening wedgo for the administra tions permanent program It could stand up for the 19fi4 crop Even i though acreage planted to wheat and feed grains has been cut back to the lowest level since the this years harvest is expected to approach the record 1960 crop Exports have eased the w ITJtWtllr levels the surplus next June 30 will be reduced by a further 200 million bushnls a ns neighbors OOc a Paper of Two SectionsSection No171 Goldb d b Wirtz is former SUI instructor WASHINGTON Prcsidenljalso has taught law at North Kennedy Thursday named Unj western University and at the dersecretary of Labor W WilUniversity of Iowa from 1337 lard Wirtz tn surrrwl IQJQ lard Wirtz to succeed Supreme Court Justicedesignate Arthur as secretary of J Goldberg labor Kennedy personally announced 1939 Wirtz has served as an arbi trator in many labormanage ment disputes Goldberg has relied heavily vvivwic a i CIA cut IlUaVlly ins selection at a news conferupon him for mediation and ne r n i Stations in many disputes Ihe President said Wjrtz 50 Wirtz is a onetime Jaw part has served with distinction as ner of Adlai E Stevenson how undersecretary since the ambassador to the United mng of his administration HelNations will carry on what he called the very fine tradition set by Gold labor post became vacant Wednesday when Kennedy selected Goldberg to succeed the retiring Felix Frankfurter on the US Supreme Court j Wirtz has had long experience Kfnf dj fat news conference thn Pai tnbute to Frankfurter as escence Kennedy visited him there July 26 and spent 40 min utes with the famous justice Frankfurter a peppery jurist who loved to needle lawyers from the bench made an incalculable mark on American history both oefore and after President Frank lin D Roosevelt picked him for the Supreme Court 23 years ago For years he was a noted law professor at Harvard University training young men a number of whom went on to become Brain berg in the field of management relations labor Talks fail in the labormanagement field In 1946 he was chairman of the Wage Stabilization Board He 5000 DEFORM ED BONN Germany un An esti mated 5000 German children lave been deformed by thalido midc taken by the mothers dur pregnancy FROM OUK WI11E SERVICES nations big gest rail strike in 1C years shut passengers approximately 36000 persons riding in and out of Chicago each day had to vatn uay Had trv down the 10565mile Chicago fm nfhfM monn Tlt to unci otnei means or transnorta and North Western Railway lion Commuters got up with Thursday and there was little hope of an early settlement The iron wheels on tlte North Westerns ninestate Midwest network stopped rolling as last ditch efforts by Labor Secre lary Arthur Goldberg failed to head off the walkout of 1000 telegraphers Another 16500 North Western employes refused to cross pick et lines and the railroad went through with plans to cease operations Talks resumed at midday after breaking off at 3 am but national mediator Frances ONeill who took over the negotiations after Goldberg gave up said the railroad and the striking AFLCIO Order of Railroad Telegraphers ORT were still far apart on the basic issue of job security A total of 72000 commuting On f he inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 7 j Society News 91011 Sports 1314 Clear Lake News 15 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 North Iowa News 22 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES 77 Yank dead in Viet Nam WASHINGTON Americans have died as a result of enemy action in South Viet Nam and 27 others have been wounded Eight of the dead were killed in action one died of wounds and two died in captivity All were in the Army which is assisting the South Vietnamese government in its struggle against Communist guerrillas Troops march on Algiers ALGIERS forces backing leftist Vice Premier Ahmed Ben Bella is marching on Algiers The antiBen Bella command in the city vowed to defend its positions at all costs Hotia admits big loan ATLANTIC CITY Hoffa confirmed that his Teamsters Union to the Flight Engineers International Association FEIA to aid the engineers strike against Eastern Air Lines Hoffa said the flight engineers walkout which be gan June 23 is a challenge to all organized labor Khrushchev not to come MOSCOW Acting United Nations Secretary General Thant said Soviet Premier Khrushchev told him that for the present he had no plans to at tend the forthcoming UN General Assembly session in New York M YY the dawn to catch trains be fore the strike deadline or else with other rail lines Car pools were organized in the suburbs The monolithic gray North Western depot straddling two blocks west of the Loop be came a ghost building Out in the farm country the j j in me Tarm country the drove extra miles to link up strike threatened a serious box 12 i in union empsoyes in N Iowa affecte car shortage for shipment of wheat from the Great Plains to the Flour Mills of Minneapolis Progress on construction of the million Oahe Dam and million Big Bend Dam in South Dakota could be hobbled In terms of trackage involved it was the biggest walkout since railroad engineers went on strike and tied up all the nations rail roads in 1946 The last two ma jjor strikes affecting individual railroads halted operations on the Louisville and Nashville from March 14 through May 10 1955 and on the big Pennsyl laving made a significant and Casting contribution to American law In selecting Goldberg to take Frankfurters seat Kennedy re placed one member of the Jew ish faith with another He hailed Goldberg who is 54 as a fitting successor Frankfurter 79 recently spent more than three f VJCUi Hospital He was months at University taken there April 5 after suffering a stroke like illness His doctor called it an interruption of normal blood flow to the brain Frankfurter returned July 14 to his Georgetown home for conva and of the Minneapolis that the The Weather North Iowa Considerable cloud i T vx in Louis Railroad in North Iowa were off work Thursday as a result of the Order of Rail road Telegraphers ORT strike against the K B Lane representing the i T u to make other arrangements promptly M C Jacobs superin tendent at Boone said most of the firms 2500 employes in the state would be idled as a result of the strike At some points ir AT iu T lllc aiLuve U SUIHC points Said the clerical workers crossed picket D XTTTrU c against the lines strike is only The original strike notice was iled against the before that company purchased the L But Lane said the rail road management has shut down operation of both lines At Clinton the 500 employes at the car shops reported for work but company officials said they would be laid off later be cause of the shutdown of switch ing operations n Jacobs said supervisory per in NfKyTinVOlVedmthestrikesonneI were assigned to m North Iowa are 12 members of the ORT The strikers may obtain some assistance on the picket lines from ORT members who are employed on the line Switch crews were of on both assigned to teleg raphers posts at points where other railroads cross the and at segments of the strike bound railways tracks which are used by other lines A spokesman for the corn said there were no per Officials of a number of Ma wluls UIC iast son City industries said the anticipation of the out vahia network from Sept 1 through Sept 12 1960 The walkout came when the nations 180 railroads were threatened with a nationwide rail strike over the thorny is of feathcrbedding The has not Iowa iness with scattered shower and thunderstorms Thursdai Firefighters make gains I kv LOS 2000 firefighters made surplus problem somewhat If we steady progress in their battle to contain two giant Snf o bnwh rfes have 17000 LI Ki sui ill i is niXt i MI 4 i i mt acres ol valuable watershed The two blazes caused approximately million damage destroying 54 on ushns og That sounds like a but then buildings including movie sets on cowboy singer Gene the present surplus is a whopping Autrys Melody Ranch three buildings at the Olive 31 billion bushels View sanitorium and nu View sanitorium and numerous ranch structures FUNNY BEESNESSIts lucky that n VaJdosta Ga had a pocketful of dimes Johnston was trapped for more than an hour when a swarm ot Moneymakers decided to pitch camp on a tele phone booth He kept occupied by first calling the telephone company and then a number of friends been used with any frequency in the North Western negotia tions But the issues are similar The Telegraphers demand a job freeze retroactive to 1957 with provisions that no jobs be eliminated without consultation with the ORT A presidential emergency board ruled against the job freeze proposal and the North Western maintained that union demands would amount to a veto power over its moderni zation plans President Kennedy sent Gold berg flying to Chicago in hopes of ramming through a lastmin ute settlement Goldberg the ad ministrations ace labor trouble shooter got the news of his ap pointment to the Supreme Court as he bargained with the rail road and union chiefs But he was unable to cap his last major administration as icnt with success At 3 am he emerged from the offices of Chicago Mayor Richard J Daley and announced I regret very much to report that weve been unable to resolve this dispute night and Friday mostnum erous north part of zone Lo cally heavy rainfall Thursday night Little change in tern peralures Low Thursday nighi in 60s High Friday in 80s Partly cloudy through Friday with scattered showers and thunderstorms likely to be locally severe Thursday evening Cooler east and south Friday Lows Thursday night 50s northwest to 60s southeast High Friday in the 80s Out look for Saturday Scattered showers and thunderstorms and little temperature change Minnesota C lo u d y showers continued mild Highs Friday around 75 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum go Minimum gj Precipitation 109 SAME WW1LLARD WIRTZ Trusters or otherwise influential n the Roosevelt New Deal he was chosen for the rugh bench he was considered a thoaght too liberal In recent years he has been considered a member of the bloc on the bench the opposite pole so to speak from Supreme Court Justice Hugo L Black another Roosevelt appointee Frankfurters departure leaves two Roosevelt appointees still 76 of Alabama vho already has served two years FRANKFURTER GOLDBERG onger than Frankfurter and Wil iam 0 Douglas 63 who came to court from Connecticut less nan three months after Frank urter did Only one Truman appointee ustice Tom C Clark 62 of exas is sitting He took his seat n 1949 Goldberg has had a wide work ng experience with the law both n general practice and as a labor ttorney Before joining the Ken edy cabinet in 1961 he was le ral counsel to the United Steel vorkers and other labor groups Haircuts for dentures Tax on KANSAS CITY AP The So I said maybe I am a good me tax nennlr nrp nuttina tJin ivrrri ji friend of this dentist who made my teeth and he gave them to me Then because were friends I wanted to give him some hair come tax people are putting the bite on Dale Gasper on account of his false teeth He traded hair cuts for the dentures The 25yearold barber got a bill for Wednesday two days after a goround of more than two hours with Internal Rev enue Service agents When Gasper arrived at the tax office for the interview in re sponse to a letter headed Reex amination of Income Tax Return the first agent he encountered had a yearold newspaper clipping It old how Gasper having bad teeth ind iittle money got a dentist to make him a set of uppers in re urn for haircuts They said I had gained extra ncome by barter Gasper re atcd One dentist wanted to give me he teeth I told him I didnt want charity I asked the agent what vould have happened if I had aken the free they ax them He said No that would iave been a gift cuts Arent those gifts The agent said he could check and see whether the dentist and I were good friends So I said You mean I cant cut any hair for free Ive got DALE GASPER four boys and I cut their hair He said I had a point there but hed have to check I told him about a man who come into the barbershop with a basket of tomatoes and asked mo if Id cut his hair He needed a haircut so I did I suggested to the agents that wed better in clude the basket of tomatoes as income They said I was being overly technical Gasper volunteered that his den tist calculated the uppers plus some fillings in his lowers came to But Gasper insisted ho was entitled to deduct wear and tear on his clippers and shears plus commissions to the shop owner The agents agreed and discount ed the denial work to I wasnt trying to beat the crnment said Gasper I bought it was an cven swap   

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