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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 27, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                t Hint K will take cosmonette to Germany with him VALENT1NA TERESHKOVA BERLIN is specu lation that Premier Khrushchev may bring Soviet spacewoman Valentina Tereshkova to East Ber lin Friday in an attempt to offset President Kennedys triumphant visit to West Berlin Observers said the Soviet lead er will have to do something spec tacular to whip up enthusiasm among the East Berliners There has been speculation that Khrushchev might reveal a new Soviet policy on Gentian prob lems But the general feeling is that he is too busy disputing with the Red Chinese to take on the West for a new period of acute tension There is little chance however that even the 26yearold space woman could bring out the crowds or arouse the enthusiasm that greeted Kennedy in West Berlin Wednesday Gerhard Goetting an East Ger man Communist party official said during a roundtable discus sion with East Berlin newsmen that The visits of Khrushchev and Kennedy cannot be com pared Khrushchev said Goetting was coming to support East Ger manys policy of peace as well as to honor East German Com munist boss Walter Ulbricht who be 70 Sunday Kennedy did nothing but aid the West German militarists who want to start another war He never said a single word in West Berlin about the necessity of keeping peace in the world Goetting said Khrushchev is scheduled to land at Schoenefeld Airport on the out skirts of the citys Soviet sector and drive in a motorcade to the East Berlin city hall the East German news agency ADN re ported Khrushchev will be given a re ception by the city government then go to Ulbrichts residence It was not known how long Khrushchev would stay in East Berlin Western observers said the Khrushchev visit was an at tempt to counteract the over whelming reception Kennedy has received in West Germany They said that Communist dis may over Kennedys sevenhour Wednesday visit was reflected Tuesday when Red border guards slowed Berlinb o u n d traffic The guards at checkpoints at each end of the 110mile high way to the city delayed buses up to two hours at the West German end and up to Wi hours at the Berlin end as they asked travelers if they were entering the city for the Ken nedy visit A warm demonstration of friendship of the German and American people during the visit of President Kennedy ap parently made it necessary to freshen up Ulbrichts damaged prestige on somewhat short notice said Karl Guenther von Hase West German press chief The announcement of Khrush chevs trip caught Communist circles in Moscow by surprise NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 27 1963 10c a Paper Consists of Two One No 119 Kennedy takes spot o tea with clan Rock Island OKs Union Pacific deal rail offer no bluff j Backed by man with big ideas By ROGER LANE AP Business News Writer NEW YORK AP A new rough and tumble note has been injected into the railroad merger picture in the West by the Chi cago Nortji Western Railway The headed by ambi tious Ben W Heineman a Chi cago lawyer Monday challenged two of the nations richest and most powerful roads the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific in a bid for control of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railraod Only last month boards of the Union Pacific and Rock Island proposed a merger that would in volve sale of nearly onehalf of Rock Island trackage to the South ern Pacific Heineman at CHICAGO board of directors of the Rock Island Lines voted unanimous approval Thurs day of a plan for merger with the Union Pacific Railroad The board announcing its ap proval of a consolidation said that another merger plan which was proposed for the Rock Island and the Chicago and North Western Railway was considered before the vote was taken on the Union Pacific proposal But the board said it decided that the Union Pacific merger plan was in the better interest of Rock Island stockholders The merger plan approved would be based on an exchange of one share of Rock Island stock for 718 share of Union Pacific common The directors specified that the exchange be nontaxable to Rock Island shareholders ALC vote favors new liquor law a recent The plan Includes provision that Rock Island tracks south and west of Kansas City Mo would be transferred to the Southern Pacific Railroad R Ellis Jonnson Rock Island president told reporters that the next step will be to file a merger application with the Interstate Commerce Commission approve of the new Iowa liquor law was among the items passed by the Iowa district convention of the American Lutheran Church at the closing session Thursday A motion which deeply re grets the recent liberalizing and greater availability of in toxicating beverages was beat en down on the floor of the con vention at Wartburg College In its place was substituted a resolution which recognizes that the new law might result in in creased consumption but would probably result in better con trol and better enforcement One of the key spokesmen for the substituted resolution was Gary Woodward county attor ney of Muscatine County He told the delegates that enforce ment will be improved under the new law and in his opinion it is much better than the old Employment opportunities for Negroes and other minority groups also must be improved the convention stated in a res olution It requires That pastors and leaders of Implied consent clarified Effective on July 4 annual stockholders meeting prom ised to vigorously oppose the Union PacificRock IslandSouth ern Pacific plan Even so the industry was sur prised at the bold proposal for carrying out this objective It added turmoil to the already con fused Western railroad picture The move had some David versus Goliath aspects In contrast to the money making Western giants Heinemans last paid a common stock dividend 10 years ago and still is working off financial arrears However It has been coming up fast since the aggressive Heine man backed by a small group of Midwestern financiers seized con trol in 1956 and expects a good profit this year The price of its common stock has doubled in recent months and closed Monday on the New York Stock Exchange at a share Plans for submitting the merg er plan to stockholders of the two railroads have not been com pleted Johnson said a date will be fixed after technical details of the proxy forms are worked out Would quit if Hughes picks urban MUSCATINE AP State Board of Control Chairman Walter Conway said Thursday he has of fered to resign if Gov Harold Hughes will appoint to the board someone from the urban area with a Democratic background and Democratic philosophies Conway said he thinks there is a need for urban thinking on the Board of Control since its in stitutions have more than 4300 employes Under the circumstances Con way said he has no intention of all congregations of the Iowa district make a concerted effort lo have Negroes and Indian peo ples and other minority groups employed and accepted in every way as citizens of their com munities After heated and the most lengthy debate which began Wednesday afternoon the con vention tabled until 1964 a state ment by the committee report ing on the stale of the church The report said that the commit tee is convinced of just con cern in regard to some of the teachings in our colleges and seminaries In the debate it was revealed that the concern is about the doctrinal teachings with regard to the Bible being the word of God and the authority of Hie texts of the New and Old Testa ment The new constitution of the Lutheran Welfare Society o Iowa was approved It change the name to Lutheran Socia Service of Iowa It also pro DES MOINES en forcement officers may take sam pies of breath or body fluids from motorists suspected of drunken driving under provisions of the mplied consent law which goe into effect July 4 Atty Gen Evan Hultman ruled Thursday Hultman issued a detailed in terpretation of the impliedcon sent law at the request of Stat Safety Commissioner Carl Pesch Pesch had said it is guite urgen that certain matters be clarifie so that members of this divisio can be aware of the extension and limitations placed upo them The implied consent law deem that Iowa motorists upon receiv ing a drivers license have give consent to tests for intoxicatio if they are arrested for drunke driving Refusal to undergo the tests will mean revocation of the license Pesch said he law provides thai only a licensed physician medical technologist or regislcred KENNEDY CLAN President Ken ned y gets together with relatives dur ing the Presidents visit to the family homestead at Dunganstown Ireland At right is Mrs Mary Arm Ryan the Photofax Presidents third cousin Jn center are Miss Josie Kyan foreground and Miss Mary Ann Ryan daughters of Mrs In effect directors agreed Monday to offer more than apiece for 2916711 Rock Island shares that traded Monday at At the same time the North Western board decided to ask in terstate Commerce Commission authority to control Ihe Rock Island through stock ownership and announced the opening of merger studies with the Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific Railroad The thrust thus was toward a linkup in the fortunes of the Please turn to page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Fri day with scattered thunder storms Lows Thursday night 4570 Highs Friday near 0 Weather Jetaili on 2 resigning from the board to make room for Crawford He said he had expressed his views to the governor in an interview Monday Hughes nominated Crawford to the Board of Control and Robert Barry of Danbury to the State Highway Commission during the recent legislative session The Senate refused to confirm the nominations and after the session was over Hughes gave them in terim appointments In an opinion requested by state Sen R 0 Burrows RBelle Plaine Atty Gen Evan Hultman ruled that there is no vacancy either on the Board of Control or the Highway Commission He held the appointments of Crawford and Barry invalid and said present members of the board and the commission remain in office un til their successors are legally ap pointed Hughes however is sticking by his appointments of Crawford and Barry and has threatened court action if necessary to put them in office Little league violation seen on insurance DES MOINES In1 surance Commissioner William E Timmons said Thursday that Na City waits liquor laws from officials nurse may withdraw body sub stances to determine the alcoholic ontent of a persons blood Hultman said however that if ilood is not used to determine he alcoholic content authorities may test the breath saliva or urine to determine if the motorist i intoxicated Hullman also said that persons who request that a specimen cf heir blood not be withdrawn do not have to make the request in writing but that if such a request s made the arresting officer may decide whether to lest the molor sts breath or other body fluids Officers qualified to give such ests include highway patrolmen sheriffs and deputy sheriffs The arresting officer must ad vise the motorist that their li cense will be revoked if they do nor more than one year for fail said but such advice may be vides closer relationships with he two sponsoring church bod ies the Iowa units of the Amen can Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church in America The contributory rate for con firmed members of cacl will remain the same next yea according to the budget passei of This was a sligh increase compensated by an in crease in membership Without discussion the con vention repeated its position as opposed to government aid to parochial education The convention adjourned at noon The Rev H W Siefkes Mason City district president left for Minneapolis to attend a meeting of the national church council Reelected to the executive committee of the Iowa district were Alvon Nelson Decorah vice president and M 0 Hall Hanlontown treasurer Mem bers at large elected for two year terms were the Rev Hom er Larson Cedar Falls and Willis Schcllberg Forest City given verbally and does not have to be in writing Since the law provides that the license may be revoked for a period of nol less than 120 days nor more than one year for fail ure to take the lesls Pesch asked what yardstick should be used to determine the length of revoca tion tional Little League arrangements for selling insurance for players probably violates Iowa law The State Insurance Depart ment is investigating the ouster of two Iowa Little Leagues be cause they didnt buy insurance through league headquarters at Williamsport Pa The leagues in volved are the Franklin County Little League at Hampton and the Southeast Polk Litlle League in the DCS Moines area The American Casualty Co of Reading Pa has a contract with the National Little League to be its sole insurance agent for cover age of players Any lime you force the buying of insurance from a particular company it is a violation of Iowas anti coercion statutes Timmons said Robert J Link chief counsel for the Insurance Department said he has informed American Fourteen establishments in Mason City have taken out ap plication forms for liquor sale licenses When the licenses can be issued is stiil an open ques tion however City officials declined to name the establishments taking out license forms Not all repre sentatives of these establish ments said they actually would make formal application for the license Three establishments in the county had taken out applica tion forms for liquor permits Thursday They are the Ritz in Clear Lake Costas on Highway 18 west of Mason City and Yankes Steak House on High way 18 east of Mason City Law enforcement officials and city officials in Mason City still are uncertain about the inter pretation of Iowas new liquor law JFK visits hut Home of his kin DUNGANSTOWN Ireland resident Kennedy lade a sentimental visit Thurs ay to the home of his ancestors shack turned into a potato hed Grinning a little and tossing a stray lock back from his fore icad the President walked up he path to the cottage which lis greatgrandfather left more han a centviry ago to journey to the new world I am sorry about all the trouble I caused you Kennedy told Mrs Mary Ryan his fa thers second cousin and cur rent mistress of the Kennedy homestead Mrs Ryan smiled back lit tle nervously The tea she had set out for the President had chilled in the wind that swept the little cluster of houses that is Dunganstown about 75 miles south of Dublin The President invited her and her two daughters to the White House and she said they would go in the near future Mrs Ryans two daughters of licenses might be postponed I stood beside their mother Casually that if the company persists we will have a hearing under the unfair trade praclices act mtil late July As a sample of a problem stilli manswcred Mayor Mcndon said1 tie is not certain whether the council must pass a local ordi nance before issuing liquor li censes He said a question exists vhcther the council can issue licenses without the for mality of a local ordinance City and county officials have met with representatives of the Iowa attorney generals office to have questions The Ccrro Gordo County attorney David Butler is planning a meeting for attorneys officials nd interested citizens to explain ic enforcement of the new Mayor George Mendon said he would try to have the City Council take necessary steps to issue licenses early in July Un less uncertainties aro cleared soon the mayor said approval Hultman replied that the lenglh of revocalion is up to Ihc com missioner and was nol spelled out by the legislature Since the law says that a hear ing is required before revocation of the license and proceedings of the hearing must be recorded Bulletin Edwards Air Force Base Calif Force Maj Bob Rushworth Thursday be came Americas second winged astronaut and the sec ond highest flying airplane pilot in the world by soaring the XS rocket ship nearly 53 miles into tpact But Link said the situation might resolve itself before a hear ing The company has informed me that it wants to comply with Iowa law and any agreement it has contrary lo Iowa law would be modified Robert Van Cleave presidcnl of the 17League Greater DCS Moines Little League Association said there had been a lot of protests against the mandatory iasurance We all objected to it Van Cleave said but it was stip ulated if you didnt send in your insurance money you couldnt have a franchise He said insurance purchased locally was much cheaper and claims were processed faster Clarence Robison president of the ousted Southeast Polk league said the national headquarters notified him last month that he had five days to submit his in surance payment Inside The Globe TIGHTEN VISE on Towa income tax evaders Page 3 BRAVES defeat 144 at Mankato Page 13 LONGTIME editor ride with veteran engineers Page 17 DEDICATE bridge chape at Marble Rock Pagi 22 Editorials Society news Sports news 131 Mason City newt 161 Clear Lake news 1 Transport timetable Classified pages 202 North Iowa news as she greeted Cousin Joes Boy When the President bent down Mrs Ryan planted a big kiss on lis check The grown daughters Mary Ann and Josephine kissed Ken nedys two sisters Mrs Jean Smith and Mrs Eunice Shriver Kennedy told Mrs Ryan her daughters had grown since he first visited here in 1947 Mrs Ryan is a widow You were tots he said to the girls and they smiled shyly The Ryans live in a neat dovegrey two storied dwelling with a slate roof Separated from it by a con Official interpretation of thclcrcle patio is thc okl Kennedy aw still is needed The official views will come in ic form of regulations from ic Iowa Liquor Control Com mission Local officials hope to ave copies of these regulations uring the coming week Thc Kossulh County attorney lonlon Winkci explained the quor law Monday night at a meeting in Algona Winkel told hose attending the practical roblcms will be many in car ying out provisions of thc new aw For all practical purposes Vinkcl said all drinking from private bottle is eliminated except at home The attorney specifically men ioncd public or private dances where it has been customary to carry a bottle This is now il cgal he said and those operat ng Ihe dance cannot permit icrsons to drink even if they ring their own liquor A license applicant for cither iccr or liquor after July 4 must nave a showing of financial re sponsibility through insurance to pay claims that might arise from damage done by intoxi cated persons Once a permit is lost because of breaking of the law the chance to get another is lost The law also provides that any one convicted of a felony canno obtain a permit homestead It was thatched then nil now it lias a greenpainted tin roof and a new coat of exteri or whitewash The Presidents and three others accompanying the in adjoin ing field and provided a stranga contrast with the peaceful Irish countryside The President teld police and other security officers he wanted to get close to the people He pushed aside some of Ihe offi cers and beckoned to bystand ers and neighbors of Mrs Ryan I want to meet some of the people and say hello the President insisted He picked up and hugged chil Iren of a juvenile honor guard rom Ballykelly School where lis greatgrandfather learned to read and write Unlike the tumultuous ovations he Presidcnl received in the cit Please turn to page 2 SAME   

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