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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Pbotufax NOW MIR ATTORNEY GENERAL Standing at his committee table Sen Sam J Erwin Jr is words DNC waxes eloquent arid accompanies h civil program Story on page 2 for Deckers The Mason City business and guidanceof Jacob Decker was civic community will salute its a family business until sold to largest employer Jacob E Armour Co in 1935 Decker Sons meat packing plant during the month of Au gust An outline of plans was prea point i where it employs a sented Wednesday to the Retail peak periods 1250 representing u about onefifth of the manufac uring employment ia Mason lity i Earl Clements general sale manager noted Wednesday tba ts stability is attested to by thi act that about 80 per cent o our employes have been with u Merchants Division of the Chamber of Commerce We need you and your sup port Robert M Dall general manager of the Decker plant told 25 merchants meeting at the Town House Restaurant We hope you feel the same way about us Wo feel we have the finest products in our industry and naturally want to be No 1 at home M R Bud Lackore mana ger of the Chamber of Com merce said all Mason City busi nesses are being asked to co operate along the promotional theme Deckers of Course Good Things tor Mason City Decker officials will appear before service and civic clubs during August to explain the im portance and history of their plant and the meat packing in dustry Window displays anc other promotional events are scheduled Responding to the program R C Keister a vice president of the First National Bank said 0 more The Decker plant now put more than million into th Mason City and North Iowa area each year Clement added is our to shew Deckers what it means to us and to let the people there know we are behind them Without Deckers Wed be in trouble The Decker plant which opened in 1899 under the North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy witfi scattoroo ttmnoor a t r n Lows in Hw tew Gonoral ty fair with littto Thursday with IR ffW OJPJ pajOJO Z Pri inflati hik es lend to fears on is on th e return By OAROEN CHAMBUSS AP Business Ntwc Writor NEW YORK AP New gov rnraent statistics invite fears hat inflation may be straining at he leash again Solons go home Businessmen seem agreed that it probably wont get loose But they concede there has been more price raising in recent months than there has been in a long time The government cost of living index for June took Us biggest spurt in months reaching a rec ord high of 1066 per cent This specific figure strongly in fluenced by an unusual increase in sugar prices cant be taken Key items will keep them busy WASHINGTON UPI Con jress which under law is sup josed to adjourn and go home Wednesday is getting ready in stead to act on some key items of President Kennedys legisla tive program As one of the most unproduc tive Julys on record ended congressional leaders were pre paring for action in August on school bills the domestic Peace orps proposal higher pay for he armed forces foreign aid and other substantial legislation Thay also holding the door open to deal with the rail road dispute With an Aug 29 strike deadline the railroad bills will get high priority treat ment when they come out of the Senate and House commerce committees House and Senate leaders spent most of July getting or ganized for action in the rail road and civil rights areas One of the high points of Souse action in July was pass age of a bill dealing with the definition of peanuts The Sen ate had a slightly better record jut neither chamber was claim ing it had surpassed any pro duction marks There Is every indication that the House and Senate will have plenty to do from early Aiigus until they finish their work along toward the end of the year The tax reduction and civil rights bills alone will keep the members busy All this despite the 1946 con jressional reorganization acts provision for July 31 adjourn ment except in time of war or during a national emergency declared by the president The exception to the July 31 cutoff has turned out to be the rule because the US has been in a state of national emer enierr It continues however under gency ever since the law was he Decker trade name passed and congress only twice The operation has grown to has been able to finish its work by Aug 1 million reported by US Steel NEW YORK US Stee the nationslargest stee Tuesday reported sec earnings of lion paid for livestock annual and the yearly payroll incluc ing fringe benefits of about S8 700000 David Odegaard Decker mar Iceting manager explained how the company hopes to dovetail its monthlong effort with the merchants million the highest since i in the sec ond quarter of 1960 The profits were nearly times the million cleared in the anemic first quarter a 15year low for a first quarter The inventory buildup was in strumental in pushing sales to the highest since the 1960 Ward convicted on two counts in sex scandal too seriously by itself But busi nessmen are studying the index for svhat it reveals about the over all pattern For years that pattern has been deflationary many businessmen say There has been a buyers market with stiff price competi tion since about 1958 During this period wholesale will await his recovery from LONDON Stephen Ward was convicted Wednesday on morals charges while he lay in a coma after swallowing an overdose of sleeping pills in an apparent attempt at suicide Britains sex scandal reached a climax when the jury of 11 men and a woman brought in its verdict in Old Bailey Court after four hours and 35 minutes of deliberation Specifically the jury found the society osteopath and artist guilty on two living partly off the earnings of call girls Christine Keeler 21 Mandy RiceDavies 18 Under the convictions Ward 30 could be sentenced to a total of 14 years seven years ing any improprieties oa each charge The the overdose of drugs he took WPPrif only hours before iurv AfAL WRECK prompts only hours before the jury wen out Immediately after the verdict Wards attorneys anno uncet they would appeal When he recovers Ward be brought back for sentencing Hospital sources said Ward was still in a coma and wa receiving oxygen Hopes wer held out for his recovery Wards case exploded inU the headlines early in Junt when Profumo quit his position as war minister and resignec from parliament with an ad r tiu uuMJiiu cure uu price indices slipped downward 32 per cent shelter and tax and retail averages held about steady The costofIiving index inched upward but this was al The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY W3 10e a Paper Consists ot Four One International Full tense Wirea Associated 1rcss and United 1ress No 148 most exclusively because of high er charges for services haircuts up J2 per cent hospital care up CRASH United States NavySuper Constellation lies broken on the end of the runway at Gander International Airport at Gander Nfld Iholofax after crashing while making practice landings and takeoffs The seven crew members clambered to safety moments before the plane burst into flames Keep eyes peeled in Korea WASHINGTON mil itary chiefs watched Wednesday for signs indicating whether the outbreak of shooting incidents in Korea might foreshadow major action by the Communists So far the disposition in the Pentagon is to regard the inci dents this week as isolated Any further ambushes by North Koreas Red marauders or en counters with them could raise the level of concern sources said be cause hey might point to develop ment ot an offensive pattern The Joint Chiefs of Staff were being kept abreast of the situation along the demilitarized zone but for the present were leaving the reins in the hands of US com manders in Korea There has been no special alert of American forces outside Korea authorities said In South Korea patrols have been strengthened and vigilance increased along the 150mile no mansland separating Communist and nonCommunist halves of the country Three US soldiers and a South Korean policeman have been killed this week battling raiders near the demilitarized zone Four North Korean Communists infil trators died violently Tuesday six miles south of the armistice line Please turn to page 2 Inside The Globe ASK FAIR employment tag on civil rights bill 2 plea to change car sur veys Page 3 4 Socitty 78J North 10 Comics If news IMfl Lake nows2475 30 Mason City nows3031 Transport HmotaMo Classified 34 3495 WAGE TAX MOBILE Ala Mobile mission he had lied to his fel City Commission has adopted low parliamentarians in denya one per cent wage tax on per Witb sons employed in the city The vote was 21 Guns were same used to kill GIs SEOUL Korea Com munist guns which killed two US soldiers and wounded a thirdv Monday just south of the demilitarized zone were the same weapons carried by North Korean soldiers killed Tuesday a UN command spokesman announced Ballistic ttsts have proven conclusively that submachine guns taken from two North Ko reans killed Tuesday afternoon are the same weapons used in the Monday morning ambush attack Col George Creel said Creel explained that the markings on the bullets taken from the dead American cav alrymen compare with the markings oa bullcU fired from the captured submachine guns US soldiers exchanged fire with the enemy early Wednes day for the third consecutive day just south of the demili tarized zone separating North and South Korea Brig Gen Charles Pershing Brown an nounced Brown acting commander of the 1st Cavalry Division said No one was wounded or killed on our side and there were no definite results from the con tact Browns statement gave cre dence to the belief that the Communists have increased their infiltration of the 10year old buffer zone dividing North and South Korea head David wins second bout with Goliath MILWAUKEE Wis UPI highway here was the scene Monday of a David ami Goliath saga Police said a small foreign Tuesday car was cut off by a tractor trailer The driver was forced to hit the brakes to avoid a collision When the truck stopped for a traffic light the driver of the automobile pulled up in front of the truck got out and with a tire wrench smashed the rear view mir ror of the larger vehicle As long as you dont use it you dont need it he said and drove off The truck driver said he would not sign a complaint es Food prices have been almost steady for several years Real prices kept rising longer partly because of proper ty taxes nit by last year they loo had about flattened out US Steel tried unsuccessfully to boost its prices bringing tho historic clash with President Ken nedy in the spring of 1962 This spring the steel industry tnecl again but oa a smaller scale This time it worked Shortly afterward aluminum producers gingerly raised some prices Some brass and copper makers followed suit Then came more aluminum boosts At about the same lime sugar prices zoomed from nearrecord depths to nearrecord heights Some MO a new inflationary cli mate emerging from these devel opments Many economists say this is illusionary however Its certainly a Jot easier to raise prices now than it was said one but this is not any trend AL best its a very moder ate drift The sugar and cocoa rises these economists say are highly individual things having little to do with the general economy And both especially sugar appear to be headed downward again Many business economists sum P the pricelevel situation this ay Competition both foreign and omcstic will make it hard for reducers lo push their prices ery high very fast The high level of unemployment will discourage labor unions from pushing their demands too vigor ously and forcing prices up The administration faced with a continuing balance of payments problem will continue to discour age any general price Final split With China is indicated TOKYO China ofrt cially rejected the USBritish Soviet nucJear test ban agreement Vednesday in an attack on the Soviet government indicating Pe king may be near a formal break Moscow A government statement dis tributed by the official New China news agency said thePeking re gime would not adhere to the pact initialed in Moscow last week because the agreements main purpose was to bar Red China from obtaining nuclear weapons The statement described the partial test ban pad as a dirty fraud and said it was designed to prevent all the threatened peaceloving countries including China from increasing their de fense capability The indisputable facts prove it said that the policy pursued by the Soviet government is of allying with the forces of war oppose the forces of peace al lying with imperialism to oppose socialism allying with the United States to oppose China and ally ing with the reactionaries of all countries to oppose the people of the world New Hampton man critical Shotgun wounds NEW HAMPTON M1 Walter Gorcman about 65 was report ed in critical condition at St Marys Hospital in Rochester Minn of head wounds suffered when a 410 shotgun accidental ly discharged Authorities said Go reman habitually carried the shotgun on his tractor They said the gun discharged and the blast struck Goreman in the fore as he was driving the tractor on his farm near here i SAMi 1962W lows Department Black Flat Meani TntHt Bcttfc it
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