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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Crisis in Canada story on page 2 HOME EDITION Colds baffle doctors story on page DES MOINES warm Sveather was ideal for making snowballs Five boys 12 to 15 years old put together a snowball measuring a couple of feet across and rolled it from an Interstate 80 bridge The snowball crashed down on the windshield of a Merchants Motor Freight semitrailer truck driven by Manuel Vigil of Denver Colo Vigil escaped injury but a passenger Arnold McKee 54 of Denver was injured by glass from the shattered windshield He was treated at a hos pital The newspoper that makes alt North Iowans neighbors i MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 102 MAStN CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5 1W3 10c a copy No I Barnett I and the courts move on Friday By RICHARD SPONC GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The Missis sippi Scenario is approaching what Hollywood would call the chase Taking the laws delay into account it probably will be an extremely slow chase But nevertheless the climactic deed has been done rightly or the pursuit is on and all thats left is falling action This is true whether or not Gov Ross Barnett and Lt Gov Paul B Johnson Jr appear in federal court Friday to answer criminal attempt charges Barnett and Johnson arc ac cused on four counts of obstruct ing the admission of Negro James H Meredith to the Uni versity of Mississippi Barnett is charged with willfully pre venting Meredith from entering the offices of the State College Board at Jackson on Sept 25 failing on Sept 27 to take such measures as were necessary to maintain law and order on the Oxford campus and failing to exercise his responsibility authority and influence as Gov ernor on Sept 30 the night of the riots Johnson is charged with act ing under the authorization and direction of the Governor on Sept 26 to keep Meredith from entering the campus and on Sept 27 failing to take such measures as were necessary to maintain law arid order Mere dith was finally enrolled at Ole Miss on Get l He has beenre admitted for the spring term The odds are at least even that Barnett and Johnson will not appear in federal court on Friday Barnett on Jan 18 was stopped by two federal marshals as he stepped from his car be hind the Capitol in Jackson He said later that they announced they had a summons for him but he would not accept it The marshals then dropped the sum mons at his feet I didnt pick it up Barnett said I just left it there on the sidewalk Johnson also refused summons Barnett and Johnson were found guilty of civil in absentia in federal court in New Orleans onSept 28 and 29 respectively They were or dered to purge themselves or pay respectively and S5 000 daily fines In the latest of a series of delays the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Oct 15 deferred action on the fines The same court on Nov 15 directed Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy to file the criminal contempt charges The Justice Department acted on Dec 21 If Barnett and Johnson fail to appear they can be found guilty and sentenced to heavy fines imprisonment Penalties for criminal contempt are at the discretion of judges and are al most unlimited The substantial difference be tween civil and criminal con tempt is that the first is pri manly restrictive to prevent future action and the second is chastise for past defiance Imprisonment would set a precedent No state governor has ever been jailed for crim inal contempt though several were jailed on other charges by federal troops after the Civil War In any event this legal chase continues to hold its audience even if the action sometimes seems to be in slow motion SAME DATEW233 RACIAL HARMONY HERE This study of Mississippi Gov Ross Barnett and Atty Gen Edward W Brooke of Massachusetts was made during the governors visit to the Statehouse in Boston Gov Barnett who gained na tional attention for his opposition to Photofax the admission of a Negro to the Uni versity of Mississippi laterspoke at a Harvard Law School Forum Brooke only Republican elected to a top state office in Massachusetts last year is the attorney general inthe na tion Mental health plan advanced WASHINGTON million but it might Kennedy urged Tuesday bold new cost many millions more when the programs he said wouldeventualprogram accelerates lyfree hundreds of thousands iof mental patients from hospital messagelo Congress on rental beds and lighten the tragic toll health the first such message fit rtl of mental retardation otiii JThe cost for the first year would can president Kennedy asked for an across theboardlegislative program for New community mental health centers the centerpiece for bring ing the mentally ill back to a use ful life and preventing new cases earlier Accountant goes berserk working on tax forms CHEYENNE Wyo 21yearold accountant who went berserk while making out his income tax return was captured Tuesday by police in a fourhour duel with gunshot and teargas The power company account ant Dennis Clinton Rice wounded three police officers before a courageous patrolman Mike Coolihan climbed to Rices rooftop hideout and per suaded him to surrender Rice holed up in his apart ment with a rifle and shotgun before taking to the roof when police lobbed tear gas through the windows He sprayed po lice with rifle and shotgun fire when they ringed the apartment after his wife and mother fled in terror Police said Rice began argu ing with his wife while figuring out his tax return and ran amok Police cut off traffic in blocks around the apartment and flooded itwith searchlights Rice held off police firemen and highway patrolmen from 10 pm until nearly 2 am LOVES FISHPOOD all His proposals were in a special sent to Capitol Hill by an Ameri More prenatal care for moth erstobe to help insure their in fants will not be doomed to men tal retardation More child health care to detect and treat threatened cases ear lier More trained personnel and fa cilities for training and rehabili tation of the mentally ill and re tarded More research centers to get at the causes and hopefully the cures Specifically the President in tends to introduce four new bills one of them not to be fully im plemented until the fiscal year be ginning July 1 1964 That bill would encourage state or local governments or nonprofit groups to establish networks of community mental health centers It would provide part of the con struction costs and up to 75 per cent of the staff costs for the first 15 months decreasing thereafter for the rest of the fouryear pro gram There is no price tag for this program It now costs the American tax payer more than billion a year for services to the mentally CHICAGO UPI T i mothy ill and retarded the President Kendrick 4 who two years ago said ate 40 specimens from his Within a decade or two the brothers insect collection MonPresident said a broad new men day gulped 20 snails from his tal health program can reduce by mothers and at least half the 600000 hospital ized mental patients On the inside House votes to retain kidnap death penalty In Texas Decker build plant Expansion in Mason City of livestock slaughter ing facilities of Jacob E Decker and Sons was seen Tuesday in announcement of a new processing and distribution facility at Garland Tex The new plant in a suburb of Dallas will encompass all of Ihe meat operations on one floor of a main building covering 75000 square feet It replaces the present Dallas location for Decker operations No livestock will be slaughtered at the new unit Meat to be processed and distributed there will be shipped principally from the Mason City plant according to R M Dall general manager of all Decker operations Headquarters for Deckers a division of Armour and Com pany are in Mason City houses now are located at Dal las San Antonio and Tex arkana Editorials Page 4 Comics Society News 789 Sports 1112 North Iowa News13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Clear Lake News 16 Air Forcb to buy Navy jets WASHINGTON UPI Th Air Force Tuesday disclosec plans to buy 1000 McDonnell F4H Phantom jet fighter planes at a cost of more than bil lion over the next five years Air Force Lt Gen Gabriel P Disosway deputy chief of staff for programs and requirements said the plane originally built for the Navy is the best in the world and will become the Air Forces main troop support and general purpose jet Defense Secretary Robert Mc Namara said the Air Force would buy large quantities of the Phantom to save the cost of developing a new plane Disosway told a news confer ence the Air Force version of the Phantom will be a twoman and a radar opera tor He said it will carry either nuclear or conventional weapons at a more than twice the speed of sound Photo ban gets Bar groups OK NEW ORLEANS House of Delegates of the American Bar Association Tues day voted to continue banning photographers and radio and television broadcasters from courtrooms on grounds they de tract from the dignity of a trial A substitute motion to adopt a rule used in Colorado was re jected The rule permits a trial judge to decide whether broad casting media and photogra phers should be present during a trial with the consent of the persons involved The new facilities will enable Billv Graham hospitalized with Decker to expand manufacturacute bronchitis underwent a ing operations and improve their complete checkup Tuesday al service to the trade Dall said Baylor Hospital T W Wilson an associate said it was be lieved Graham was not seri ously ill as well as enable future growth in the southwest trade area That projected increase in sales volume in Texas he added will necessitate an in creased supply of meat Mason City will provide that meat Construction on a 15acre Garland site will start soon Dall said and the plant is scheduled to be occupied in about a year Warner Construction Co San Angelo Tex is the general con tractor The main building will con tain a large sausage kitchen complete facilities for curing and smoking hams bacon and other smoked meats and slicing facilities for bacon and luncheon meats The plant will have nine coolers two freezers dry stor age space refrige rated packing and shipping areas Dock areas at the plant will provide space for twelve trucks and four rail cars The plant will be served by the Santa Fe Rail road There will be a detached gar age building covering 5000 square feet to service the com panys refrigerated delivery fleet Walls of refrigerated areas wil be made of the new alumi numclad panels a construction material with insulation sand wiched between sheets of alumi num Walls of unrefrigerated areas wil be masonry H C Beal is district manager with officers in Dallas and L L Stone is branch manager of the Dallas unit Snow coyer to dwindle further Iowas snow cover was re duced further Tuesday as sun shine and southerly winds again warmed the state The mercury climbed at for the date It hit 40 at Daven readings Mason City had a balmy 43 GRAHAM HOSPITALIZED DALLAS UPI North Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday continued mild Lows Tuesday night in low 20s Highs Wednesday around 40 Iowa Clear to partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 20 north east to upper 20s southwest Highs Wednesday upper 30s northeast to around 50 ex treme southwest Further out look Partly cloudy with little temperature change Thursday Minnesota Mostly cloudy con tinued mild Highs Wednesday 2545 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 43 Minimum 27 At 8 am 19 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 43 5 News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Criticizes favors to Powell WASHINGTON Sen John Williams RDel accused federal agencies of scrambling around to see which could do the most favors for Rep Adam Clayton Powell Williams said he wanted to call at tention to the way in which the administration has been shoveling the taxpayers money out to the New York Negro Democrat in the form of favors and loans Defends states rights CAMBRIDGE Mass Mississippi Gov Ross Barnett sounded what he termed a clarion call for states rights before a polite frequently applauding audience here Barnett was the chief speaker at the Harvard Law School Forum About two dozen pick ets protested his appearance as a police car drove him to the theater at Harvard Urges gag rule wind up WASHINGTON Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield said he would move to force a wind up of the Senates threeweekold antifilibuster fight Mansfield said the rule dispute has gone long enough and that the Senate has wasted too much time so far in the 1963 session Managed news attacked NEW The executive committee of the Inter American Press Association IAPA has charged the Defense Department concept of man aged news threatens a free and responsible press The accusation was contained in a declaration adop ted by the committee at a meeting under chairman Jack R Howard of the ScrippsHoward Newspapers Backs medical training WASHINGTON Anthony J Celebrezze testi f f ied that federai aid for training in the health pro was essential to build up this countrys in creasinEly short supply of medical personnel The lor me aaie n mi vj ai uaven VA jnc port and Dubuque for the coolest secretary of health education and welfare appeared in behalf of a proposed construction and student loan program Leathernecks to try Teddys fitness standards WASHINGTON Presi dent Kennedys suggestion 20 Ma rine officers will attempt a 50mile hike next see if they can move forward with the vigor de manded of Leathernecks by Pres ident Theodore Roosevelt The unusual military exercise to be conducted at Camp Lejuene stemmed from the recent discovery of a longforgotten ex ecutive order in which Roosevelt prescribed fitness standards for Marine officers Gen David M Shoup the Ma rine commandant who shares Kennedys interest in fitness sent the 54yearold document to the President as an historic curiosity Kennedy decided however that it was more than a curiosity He responded with a proposal that Shoup find out how well our presentday officers perform the tests specified by President Roos evelt1 In a matter of hours Marine headquarters prepared a detailed directive ordering a lest by offi cers of the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lcjcune At least 10 captains and 10 lieu tenants selected to provide a rep resentative sample of personnel will take the test Shoup warned they should not be told about the experiment in advance Once the officers are assembled they will get these marching or ders Walk 50 miles in no more than three days with actual walking time and rest stops limited to 24 hours Shoup noted rather point edly that some officers of 1903 covered the course in a single day Upon reaching the final half mile the officers must double time 200 yards rest for 30 sec onds then doubletime for 300 yards rest a minute and wind up with a 200yard dash to the finish line Actually this could be more than a test of Marine vigor The entire White House staff may have a stake in the ticularly Pierre Salinger Kenne dys press secretary As Kennedy noted in his letter to Shoup Theodore Roosevelt laid down such requirements not only for the officers of the Ma rine Corps but when possible for members of his own family mem bers of his staff and Cabinet and even for unlucky foreign diplo mats who were dragooned into hiking with him through Washing tons Rock Creek Park The President told Shoup that if the test indicates that the strength and stamina of the mod ern Marine is at least equivalent to that of his antecedents I will tlten ask Mr Salinger to look into the matter personally and give me a report on the fitness of the White House staff Would exclude murder Pension bill is approved DES MOINES a wideranging debate touching upon the Bible the French writer Voltaire and many sensational mur ders the Iowa House pass ed 5944 a bill abolishing the death penalty in mur der cases The measure which now goes the Senate would leave in the law its present provision that the death sentence may be invoked in kidnaping cases The debate lasting more than 2V hours brought emotion pleas from opponents urging House members to think of the impact of murder upon the families of the victims and from proponents of the measure dealing with the possibility of convicting an inno cent man The final vote came after Rep Katherine Falvey DAlbia spon sor of the bill declared The gallows is the symbol of cruelty savagery and irreverence for life Lets show that we have the vision to make Iowa one of the 10 enlightened states with courage to abolish the death pen alty The House voted 5447 to keep the death penalty in kidnap cases The bill as offered would have provided for life imprisonment as the maximum penalty for murder and kidnaping Both crimes are now punishable by death Rep Howard Reppert DDes Moines offered the amendment to keep capital punishment in kidnap cases Rep John Duffy DDubuque gave a long dramatic account of a time when he had to go to the State Penitentiary to witness the execution of a man convicted in a murder case in which Duffy was the prosecutor I am not proud of the record I made in that case Duffy de clared He said the human race has progressed since biblical days as is shown by the fact that the Old Testament lists as offenses carrying the death penalty adul tery bestiality blasphemy curs ing father or mother idolatry and violating the sabbath as well as murder He quoted the French writer Voltaire as saying The punish ment of a criminal should be of some use When a man is hanged he is good for nothing Rep Ivan Wells DBedford an nounced opposition to the bill and quoted this biblical phrase in sup port of his position Whoso shed eth mans blood by man shall his blood be shed The bill originally set the mint mum penalty for kidnaping at 40 years and for murder at 50 years and the maximum sentence of life imprisonment for both The House also wrote into the biH an amendment by Rep Paul Walter RUnion to require a unanimous vote of the State Pa role Board to grant a parole to any person once sentenced to death or to life imprisonment whose sentence later had been commuted to a term of years In the Senate meanwhile a bill providing Increased retirement benefits for public employes was passed 432 The measure provides that the maximum level in salary on which benefits can be paid be increased from the present to The bill also includes a provi sion that would permit about million of unused money accumu lated by dropouts and interest be tdistributed into the regular Iowa
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