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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 17, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Safety role by sheriffs story on page 3 HOME EDITION budget of billion would be highest ever for nation New role II for our Gen Mac He turns to sports field By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette EtJitorialV Research Bureau WASHINGTON Gen Doug las MacArthur will meet within a few days with representatives of the United States Track and Field federation and the Am ateur Athletic Union in an at tempt to arbitrate their dispute over control of amateur athletes Meantime the Seriate antitrust and monopoly subcommittee headed by Sen Estes Kefauver DTenn is looking into the con troversy The running battle between the athletic union and the track and field federation and the federations parent National Col legiate Athletic Association has been called a squabble I also has been dignified with the title of a power struggle I appears to be a little bit of both The fight would scarcely seem worth the attention of the Presi dent of the United States and a fivestar general were it no for the fact that participation of American athletes in inter national competition depend upon its resolution This include the Pan American games a Sao Paolo Brazil in April and the 1964 Olympic Games Tokyo The NCAA has the troops am the AAU has the mandate Tha would appear to be the gist o the controversy The AAU fo years has certified to the Inter national Olympic Committee th athletes to represent the Unite States This was a Jogical ar rangement in the days when th typical track and field athlet developed in competitio among athletic clubs But many years ago the co leges began sending their star into international competition The rivalry between the coache and the AAU dates at least back to 1928 when Gen MacArthur was president of the American Olympic Committee A year ago the NCAA established three fed erations to control track and field basketball and gym nastics The track federation now claims to represent more than 20000 high schools col leges and junior colleges and track and field clubs An understanding appeared to be reached last November in part through the good offices of Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy whereby the two groups would forget their differences long enough to permit US athletes to compete in international meets However as the Presi dent pointed out on Dec 12 even that coalition has been tangled by a whole group of conflicting interpretations This was the background then for the Presidents requesl that Gen MacArthur intervene as a mediator The choice was inspired The fivestar genera brings to his role not only vasl prestige but a lifelong interest in athletics experience with the Olympics and from his serv ice as superintendent of the United States Military Academj in 1919 and 1920 an under standing of the college point o view He undertakes the new assignment just as he observes his 83rd birthday A speedy settlement is io be hoped The college coaches arc withholding their athletes from AAUsponsored meets the in door season is just beginning unless the group holding the meet also gets sanctions from the NCAA In addition to furnishing the athletes colleges contribute heavily to the US Olympic Fund For their part the AAU com mittee views with alarm vigor ous recruitment and subsidiza tion of college athletes Recon ciling the rights and wrongs on both sides will not be easy EVERY LITTER BIT HURTS MADISON Wis state senator Thursday intro duced a proposal to ban the sal of throw away beer bottle because of their hazard Sen Raymond Bice said cans rus away in four years but glas takes 4000 years to disintegrate Photofax KHRUSHCHEV AT BERLIN WALL Soviet Pre mier Nikita Khrushchev points to West Berliners during a visit to Friedrichstrasse crossing point on eastern side of the Berlin wall In background is the wall and tank obstacles Friedrichstrasse crossing point is near Americas Checkpoint CKarlie The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 17 1M3 QOc a copy No Reforms needed Hughes Touches on the major issues Action by Huffman Obscene literature DES MOINES AP Iowa county attorneys have been asked by Atty Gen Evan Hultman to crack down on what he said is obscene literature Hultmans letter written some time ago to county attorneys was disclosed Thursday His office aid the drive was started when e received a complaint about a tory in the July issue of Playboy magazine I have personally reviewed his issue and I concur with the omplaintants charge that the ar icle is of the lowest moral stand rd of decency Hultman wrote le county attorneys Should there be any subse iuent stories of a like literary ontent appearing within Playboy nagazine I am of the opinion that t would be proper for you to con ider initiating prosecution on the matter Hultman added j We hall also be vigilant for this type f literature and shall bring it to your attention as soon as pos sible Hultmans office said he also las sent a letter of warning to Playboy magazine officials No reply has been received from the magazine his office said Hultmans predecessor as attor ney general Norman Erbe at tempted to ban as obscene sev eral magazines more than two years ago That case is still pend ing in court On the Inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 5 CubGazette 6 Society News 8910 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics 16 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Censorship sign posted BERLIN The Communists put a censored sign on the East German party congress before Red China had a chance to answer its Soviet bloc critics After Khrushchev finished yesterday congress offi cials said Western newsmen would be barred from the rest of the sessions although they previously had been told they could attend them all Another move by Tshombe ELISABETHVILLE The Congo Katanga President Moise Tshombe flew into nearby Kipushi to pave the way for United Nations troops to take over his Kolwezi stronghold Kennedy acts in strike NEW YORK A board of labor relations ex perts headed by Sen Wayne Morse appointed by President Kennedy went into emergency session here in a lastditch effort to settle the Atlantic and Gulf coasts dock strike Kennedy said in appointing the board that the 26clayoId strike is doing intolerable injury to the national welfare and disrupting vital commerce in the Free World Showdown on Britains bid BRUSSELS France forced a showdown on Britains bid for membership in the Common Mar ket France called a secret meeting of the six mem ber nations underscoring President Charles de Gaulles adamant stand that Britain cannot be ad mitted under any set of special conditions to protect its own agriculture and its commonwealth trade re lations DES MOINES his in augural address Wednesday Gov Harold Hughes elaborated on these major issues Legislative Representation He asked the legislature to re ject the 1961 Shaff plan of reap portionment which many Repub lican leaders have endorsed It balls for a House of 99 members one from each county and a pop ulationbased Senate of 58 mem bers Although the Shaff plan clear ly falls short of providing equality of representation Hughes said my objections are notwholly on this basis In my opinion this pro posal which would place the Sen ate or small house on population and the larger house on area sets up an unwise upside down bi cameral system under which one louse would frequently stalemate he other on important issues in the public interest Home Rule Hughes said the mongrel doc trine that cities and towns ca not function on even the mos trivial level without the expres or plainly implied authority o state law is entirely inconsistent with the democratic traditions of our republic He called for local control of strictly local matters Public Schools In addition to calling for in creased state aid Hughes urged continued efforts toward school district reorganization He en dorsed in principle the socalled minimum foundation plan and said the legislature should look to ward adopting it next session if money problems prevent it this time Economic Development Rejecting getrichquick Hughes for sub stantial strengthenfng of the Iowa Development Commission meas ures to permit communities to is sue revenue bonds for industrial sites and wiping out moneys and credits tax features which are inequitable illogical and a de terrent to the states industrial growth Higher Education Hughes called for a longrange program of capital improvements for Iowas universities and col Kennedy plan is unveiled Deficit to be 2nd largest BUDGET IN BRIEF Photolax THE NEWLOOK McMahill superintendent of buildings and grounds at the Statehouse in Des Moines takesdown the Norman Erbe sign at the gov North Iowa Cloudy with occa sional snow through Friday Turning colder Thursday night lows near zero Colder with northerly winds miles per hour Friday highs zero to 5 above Va Snow and turning colder Thursday night and Friday with snow ending most sec tions Friday night Lows Thursday night near 5 below northwest to near 10 above southeast Northerly winds 20 30 miles per hour Friday highs zero to 10 above Furlh leges and pledged my unquali fied support to any sound plan of financing such as revenue or gen erai obligation bond issues which have been suggested in the past Liquor Control Hughes repeated his call for strictly controlled legal sale o liquor by the drink and declared My principal reason for taking this stand is that I believe i would be a more enforceable sys tern of liquor control and would eliminate the illegal key club which I consider a No 1 source of crime and youth delinquency He again pledged to enforce ex isting liquor laws and made mention of any possible revenue gains from bythedrink sales Labor The governor called for a fai employment practices act repea of the ban against union shops prevailing wage law to cover pub lie works contracts and improve ment of unemployment and work mens compensation benefits SECRET SATELLITE VANDENBERG ATB Calif secret satellite prob ably of the Discoverer series was launched Wednesday by the Air Force from this Pacific missile range base The Air Force declined to say the satellite attained orbit ernors office and puts up a Harold Hughes sign in its place The changeover from Erbe to Hughes offi cially took place Thursday afternoon when Hughes was sworn in as governor at a joint session of the Senate and House The Weather Takes the oath as governor DES MOINES E Hughes took office Thursday as Iowas 35th governor and prom ised he will try to streamline the state government without waiting for the legislature to do the job The Democratic chief executive faced the Republicancontrolled legislature for the first time in the highceilinged ornate House chamber minutes after taking the oath of office He declared that the hand of the past lies heavy upon many of the departments of state govern ment and said he plans to try o institute needed reforms within the existing administrative frame work In longer view he asked lawmakers to join him in putting aside divisive partisanship and working toward such major gov ernmental revisions as fouryear terms for elective officials a civil service plan for employes and empowering the governor to veto individual items of bills es pecially appropriations measures Hughes referred to appropria tions taxes revenues only in general terms saying those sub jects will be treated in his upcom ing budget message On school aid for example he said he will recommend an increase but did not mention how much It is not without reason that people refer to this as the money session Hughes said We are For fiscal year ending June 30 Income Spending Deficit National debt At years end Income Spending Deficit National debt At years end 1961 94311000000 8811000000 303494000000 98807000000 11902000000 315604000000 WASHINGTON President Kennedy p r o posed Thursday an un precedented billion budget keyed to deficit boosting tax cuts which he said would spark the nation toward full employment production and purchasing power Kennedys spending program for the year starting July 1 would top even the highest of wartime budgets billion in 194445 and shoot the public debt to a rec ord billion Nonetheless he insisted it wat shaped to put new life into the economy and insure efficient arid frugal conduct of the govern ment er cloudy and quite cold Saturday Minnesota Partly cloudy snow flurries much colder Highs Friday 5 to 15 below GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 11 Minimum 10 At 8 am 5 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 11 Minimum 15 all aware that the state surplus is down to a minimum and that ad ditional revenues must be raised to sustain the present level of gov ernment operations and to provide the state aid for property tax re lief to which we are all commit ted In a message sending his mid term budget to Congress Kennedy acknowledged the Lhreeyear tax cutting plan he un veiled earlier this week would at first add red ink to federal fi nances He estimated the deficit would rise frohi the billion now anticipated this year to billiorv Recommendations Kennedy sent to Capitol Hill included defense spending of billion up billion from the current year emphasis on a strong retaliatory force flexible conventional forces better air and missile defenses programs costing billion an increase of billion manned space flight efforts to get most of the total with the goal of getting a man to the moon aid totaling 000000 with special attention for countries willing to help them selves Clamor greets record budget WASHINGTON Kennedys budget sailed into itormy congressional seas Thurs day There was a clamor that un less some spending was jettisoned its cargo of tax cuts would never reach port intact Much of a chorus of alarm about the budgets tically drowning out other com from Democrats with Republicans adding their de nunciations Ridiculous1 En tirely too big were some of the harsher comments of critics Many argued that the estimated In my budget message two weeks hence I will transmit to you my detailed views concerning the financial needs of the next biennium and suggested revenue measures to meet those needs Hughes told the legislators he will meet them in his office at any and all times in an atmos phere of good will and coopera tion He added The differences that divide us as partisans are small by comparison with the common ground that unites us as fellow lowans Hughes praised his predecessor Republican Norman Erbe as most gracious and cooperative in helping with an orderly transi ion in administrations He dif fered with Erbe in some of his major recommen d a t i o n s but agreed in others The new governor said he will recommend an increase in state aid to schools but emphasized deficit would badly nurt the Presidents tax reduction proposals GOP leaders generally gave the budget a blistering reception Rep Charles A Halleck of Indi ana House Republican leader said the budget makes a mockery of the administrations brave talk of letting the taxpayer keep more of his own money What the taxpayer thinks he will save under Kennedys proration was delivered by The bid for medical for the aged financed through So cial Security taxes a new re quest for a Cabinetlevel Depart ment of Urban Affairs Detailed recommendations will be made later for aid to education farm and other programs For peacetime the anticipated deficit would be sec ond only to the billion in curred under former President Dwight D Eisenhower in 195859 But Kennedy argued a 196364 def icit is unavoidable even at present level of taxes The choice he said lies between accepting a chronic deficit of inertia due to inadequate economic growth and a temporary deficit caused by pro grams designed to generate the economy increase revenues and eventually achieve budget sur pluses The first type of deficit is sign of waste and weakness that he would oppose any dis tribution plan which penalizes lo cal districts for the support of their schools and rewards them for nonsupport The invocation at the inaugu Menu for lowans Snow and colder lowans enjoyed a brief res pite from bitter cold weather Thursday but forecasters pre dicted snow and a sharp turn to colder Thursday night and Fri day Occasional snow was due to begin moving into the north ern counties during the after noon and over the southern counties by late afternoon posed reduction will be taken away from him either by socalled ax reform or by an increase in he cost of living he added Either way the taxpayer looks like a sure loser in the end The GOP Senate Leader Ever ett M Dirksen of Illinois called the budget incredible Nor did many key Democrats express warm regard for spending plans Rev Wayne E Shoemaker pas tor of the First Methodist Church at Hampton Shoemak er has been a personal friend of the governor since he was pastor of his church in Ida Grove Entirely ton Rep Clarence big remarked Cannon DMo chairman of the House Appropria tions Committee which handles all spending bills We will look for and find places to cut it substan tially without impairing national security SAME DATEW220 argued The second is an invest ment in the future Kennedy foresaw receipts of billion He offered this rea soning to conclude that reduced taxes will start producing new revenues in the year ahead Tax cuts taking effect in he didnt say by themselves decrease government income for the fiscal year some billion But two factors trim the net loss from what might have been expected to billion These are a speedup in collection of corporation taxes which now lag six months and the advance in taxable income anticipated from the stimulus of a cut in rates And despite this toss re ceipts actually will increase billion from the 196263 estimate of billion because of an en livened economy Thus Kennedy sought to rebut conservatives in Congress who de nounce rising deficits as fiscal ir responsibility and are reluctant to   

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