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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Double rejection in world tariff debate SWEEPSTAKES Stier man of the Dubuque TelegraphHerald with his sweepstakes winning picture in the Iowa Press Photographers con test at Cedar Rapids Stierman won first in feature spot news and pictorial categories Name of the picture he is holding is Purrtee Story on page 14 CLOUDY North Iowa Partly cloudy through Tuesday with scat tered light showers Monday night Lows Monday night near 40 Cooler Tuesday highs in upper 50s Iowa Variable cloudiness Mon day night chance of light showers east lows in the 40s Tuesday partly cloudy and cooler highs 50s north to 60s south Further erally fair and continued cool Wednesday Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness with scattered light showers mostly east Tuesday and often mixed with snow north Colder south Tuesday highs 4254 Fivo Day Iowa Temperatures will avferage 5 to 10 degrees below normal Tuesday through Saturday Normal highs are from 70 northeast to the mid 70s southwest Normal lows are in the upper 40s north to the lower 50s south It will remain cool un til turning warmer about Sat urday Rainfall will average 25 to 50 of an inch in scat tered showers throughout the period GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 62 Minimum 38 At 8 am 55 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 80 Minimum 50 OPERA STAR DEAD VAN NUYS Calif Margaret Matzenauer 81 14 days of debate end in death of proposed tax bill DES MOINES Iowa Legislature rang down the cur tain Saturday on its longest and one of its most constructive ses sions in history The legislative machinery fi nally ground to a halt at pm after a long day in which the Senate dealt the death blow to the property tax relief bill and the House crammed through numerous appropria tions measures It wasnt until almost the last minute that the exact level oi the annual budget for the next two years could be determined Because one of the last bills completed was a million a year measure providing operat ng funds for the state depart ments and agencies H Dwayne Wicker legislative iiscal director said the budget total will be miilion a year for the next biennium Defeat of the property tax re lief measures means that there will be no major tax increase Cost million for legislature n the next biennium The only ax boost was a onccentapack increase in the cigarette tax earmarked for capital improve ments at State Board of Re gents The lawmakers put in 14 full days of debate over the tax bill on the floor of the two houses plus countless hours of committee work It met the public clamor for legalizing liquor by the drink with a new law to allow overthebar sales after July 4 It completed action on the Shaff plan of legislative reapportion ment provided for regulation of rates and services of public utili ties and increased workmens compensation and unemployment compensation benefits For the farmers there was legislation to eradicate bovine and swine brucellosis and sheep foot rot and scabies a new seed law and a measure to license and regulate pest control operators For local governments there vas a measure to grant some lome rule to cities and towns allow cities towns counties and school districts to invest at in terest operating funds not mediately needed For the states needy Common Market stalled US wont accept demands GENEVA United States and the European Com mon Market Monday rejecte compromise moves by each side to end their deadlock on forth coming world tariff talks Conciliation efforts continued but prospects appeared dim Some delegates said the idea was gaining ground that only a direct understanding between President de Gaulle of France and President Kennedy could end the deadlock The major protagonists in the deadlock are the United States fighting to save the Kennedy round o tariff talks due in 1964 and th Common Market with France as its major driving force The Common Market bent little during the day agreein to acrosstheboard tariff cuts but only if the United State would agree to an automata formula for adjusting gaps be DES MOINES cost an estimated million to run the 125day General Assembly state officials said Monday This would make it not only the longest regular session of the leg islature in Iowa history but also the most expensive A small group of legislators will mv senior The newspaper that mokes oil North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 20 1963 UOc a Paper ConaisU of Four Associated iM United International Full Lease No 14 tween high American tarifi and lower European ones T this the United States sai no The full session of the 73natio General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades conference marked time while the Common Marketers and the Americans jockeyed for posi tion Crux of the situation is that ministers of the Common Market countries France West Ger many Italy the Netherlands Bel gium and Luxembourg insist on reductions in individual US tariffs they considered too high as well as agreed general cuts The US delegation has insisted on equal percentage cuts from both sides with a goal of slashes as high as 50 per cent It wants to open formal bargaining ses sions May 6 1964 A Common Market official said no date could be fixed for bar gaining talks until the Unit ed States and the trade bloc agree on an approach He said the Common Market would agree to a date if the United States con sents to handle the high tariff problem on the same level as its citizens there was a mil lion appropriation to bring them medical care benefits under theproposals for acrosstheboard federal KerrMills program which could be augmented by a year if necessary The legislature passed a new probate mammoth meas ure 184 pages legisla tion to implement the new sys tem of selection and tenure of return to the now empty and quiet Judges approved by the voters The new champ had humble start ANGELS CAMP Calif UP If R e p o could talk instead of croak hed thank all who made it all possible and add that it was a real team effort Any way hes the proudest frog in Calaveras County Monday Repo is the 1963 international frog jump cham pion after hopping 13 feet 4 inches Sunday in the annual contest that has its origin in Mark Twains famous short story The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County His story has humble beginnings He was picked out of a swamp in Californias San Joaquin Valley by Leonard Hall former San Jose State College stu dent Hall knew a champion when he saw one He took Repo home and trained him in his stable of jumpers The stable was an overturned old refrigerator behind his apartment Repo was fed a special diet of liver and vitamin pills Leonard moved on to the real estate business in Walnut Creek with his cousin Merle Hall Merles wife Carolyn took Repo to Angels Camp for the annual competition Repo is real estate slang for a repossessed home or one that seems to jump from owner owner Repos in three considerably short of the worlds record of 16 feet 10 inches If he had bettered that mark it would have been worth to Leonard Hall The international class title went to an unnamed frog entered by Ola Oshi of Nigeria The anonymous champ jumped 8 feet 7 inches but wouldnt get off its rear legs in the grand finale Nevada Gov Grant Sawyers Paiute Pete won the governors class event with leaps that totaled 6 feet 5 inches This beat out Eureka II which jumped 5 feet 8 inches for the glory of California and Gov Edmund Brown Tennessee Gov Frank Clements frog went 3 feet 11 inches Illinois Gov Otto Kerners frog trav eled only 1 foot inches famed opera star of the earlyjletrislative chambers Thursdaytest June as an amendment to 1900s died Sunday valescent hospital at a con iafternoon to officially close the the constitution 60th session cuts Maurice Belgian min ister of foreign trade conveyed the market groups decision to Christian A Herter President Kennedys chief negotiatorat the GATT talks The US proposal calls for substantial equal linear tariff re ductions with limited excep tions In short the United States if if Who gets credit or blame for legal liquor creases for the support of the states higher educational institu tions DES MOINES 1963 Iowa Legislature took two swings at the liquor by the drink prob There remains the question of just when an alcoholic drink can be bought legally lem and when the dust had cleared only one issue remained IowaThe law at a bar effect It also voted substantial inwants nearly all tariffs slashed unsettled That was Who gets the credit or if you prefer the blame for legislation legalizing liquor by the drink in Iowa for the first time in 47 years Democratic Gov Harold Hughes CQCj but state officials from the gov ernor down agree that no booze bythebclt as some call it is likely to be for sale legally on that date The licensing procedure is com plicated Hughes and Homer Ad Bomb threat as NATO meet gets underway OTTAWA AP Terrorist threats to bomb Ottawa hotels brought increased security pre cautions Monday as topranking diplomats continued arriving in the Canadian capital for the ministerial meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Among those due in Monday by the same percentage At insistence the Common larket countries contended that ligh US tariffs should be slashed by greater amounts than low Eu tariffs American negotiators rejected his as a violation of the US Trade Expansion Act of 1962 vhich gave the President the broadest powers in history to cut tariffs of the State Liq were US Secretary of State Dean Rusk British Foreign Secretary i j VK JLVIVJ A I VIOfrY 1L1OM J IJL V J came out strongly for legalizingjuor commission both have saidlLord Home and French Foreign liquor by the drink m the I9b2jtney want no unseemly haste jnJMinisler Maurice Couve de Mur campaign while the position of the jjcensing procedure iville Republican Norman Erbe then governor and trying for a second term called only for study of the liquor situation Democrats contend the power ful campaign of Hughes was the major factor in pushing the liq uor bill through the legislature On the other hand Sen Jack Schroeder R Bettendorf who steered the liquor bill through the Senate pointed out correctly that Democrats alone never could have passed the bill Republicans held a majority of 38 to 12 in the Senate and 79 to 29 in the House Thus its likely that both par ties will claim credit where credit is due and be blamed by those who wanted no change in the liq uor laws when the next cam rolls around could have happened to Little Boy Blue HORNCHURCH England The Hornchurch Drum and Trumpet Corps went for a weekend re hearsal in Peter Reads pasture Reads 50 cows lifted their heads with interest as bandmaster Brian Keeler raised his baton for John Philips Sousas Semper Fidelis The drums crashed out and the horns blared Five cows dropped dead The rest stampeded Keeler apologized profusely They were obviously terrified by the noise said Read But he added that he wouldnt these things happen Thieves get from Moose safe A safe was broken into at ihe Moose Lodge Home Sunday night and was stolen from it according to investigat ing police Police said the building was entered by prying a door The safe was in a supply room off the lodge kitchen The door to that room also was pried open A corner of the smajt stec safe was forced apart and mcia siding of the safe then was peeled back with use of tools A storage cabinet containing goods owned by individual lodge members was opened but was not known whether any thing was taken from it Thcr also had been an unsuccossfu attempt to open a juke box The building had been closcc at 9 pm Sunday and the break in was discovered at am Monday Russ withdrawal reported VIENTIANE Laos Embassy sources said Monday the Soviet Union is withdrawing the Soviet pilots and mechanics who have been helping to fly the Sovietsupplied transport planes belonging to proCommunist Pathet Lao faction May return US pilots SEOUL South Korea North Koreans agreed Monday to meet Wednesday with the United Nations Command to discuss return of two American helicopter pilots forced down behind Communist lines Fanfanis chances improve ROME Fanfanis chances of con tinuing as premier continued to improve Monday Two more political parties decided to back another centerleft government for Italy Charged after fatal wreck NEW son of acting state supreme court justice Joseph A Martinis was charged Sun day night with drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident in which five persons were killed and another injured Police said Gareth Martinis 23 also faced the possibility of a vehicle homicide charge pending investigation by the Bronx district attorney SAME IHpartnenl rUf Heine Dtftth IB Zl Bwri A FROGS frog sails off toward a second place finish in the annual Jumping Frog Contest at the Calaveras County Fair The frogs three jumps totaled 12 feet and 9 inches Roxanne Campbell 4 the jockey watches intently She was accompanied to the contest by her parents Mr and Mrs Frank Campbell Petaluma Calif coses Sitin are reversed WASHINGTON Wl The Su preme Court overturned Mon day the convictions of sitin demonstrators in five major cases The cases were from Durham Farmers to vote Tuesday CHICAGO AP The nations estimated 1800000 wheat farmers will vote Tuesday on whether they want tighter wheat controls to curb production This is the 12th referendum the first such Bulletin BIRMINGHAM Ala Board of Education ordered Monday the expulsion er sus pension of 1011 Negro arrested in antitegregation A Negro lead er immediately threatened a mass school boycott since 1941 when vote was taken But it is the first time that far mers who grow wheat on 15 acres or less will vote Heretofore the voting was restricted to growers of wheat on more than 15 acres If twothirds of the voters ap prove the new controls they will go into effect next year If the program is rejected acreage al lotments will continue and price supports will be available at about onehalf of parity or around a bushel There will be no marketing quotas or cash penal ties for excess production The new program wouM NC New Orleans Greenville SC and two cases from Birm ingham Ala The courts action was dis closed with the release of an opinion by Justice Harlan in which he concurred in part and dissented in part with the ma joritys action The Supreme Court also ruled that the Securities Exchange Act does not give the New York Stock Exchange immunity from antitrust laws Justice Goldberg delivering the courts majority opinion said the antitrust laws are pe culiarly appropriate as a check upon anticompetitive acts of ex hanges which conflict with heir duty to keep their opera ions and those of their mcm ers honest and viable In other action the Court held a Federal Power Commis ion plan to use a new area price method for determining allowable producer prices for natural gas Under the plan FPC would set a guide price for all gas pro duced in a particular field Ad cut the 1964 wheat acreage 10 per cent from 55 million acres to 49 million acres Wheat would be di vided into two price categories Eighty per cent of the 1964 crop would go for domestic food use and exports and would be support ed at a bushel The remainder iustmcnts would be made if evi dence showed the price was un air to consumers or to pro ducers Justice Harlan delivered 54 decision Justice Clark dis sented with an opinion in which Chief Justice Warren and Jus tices Black and Brennan joined The Court also unanimously overturned Monday the convic tion of six adult Negroes who were charged with unlawful as sembly for refusing to leave a playground in a public park in Savannah Chief Justice Warren deliv ered the courts opinion which said that the six Negroes did would go for livestock feed andinot have adequate notice that other nonfood uses and would be their conduct was prohibited by supported at a bushel a breech of the peace statute
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