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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Nortiiiowa Newspaper fer The newspoptr that makes all North lowans neighbors ITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL PreM ind UnlUd PTCM latenuttOMl full UM MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 27 1W3 10c of Two SectlonsSectJon On No WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson toldthe nation and the world Wednesday that the ideas and ideals of John F Kennedy must and will be translated into effective action The new President appealed at the sahit time for an end to the teaching and preaching of hate and evil and violence In a 1500word address pre pared for a joint session of the Senate and House Johnson specifically d fpr learly congressional action 4a set up new civil rights safeguards and enact an tax cut No memorial oration or eu logy could more eloquently honor President Kennedys memory than the earliest possi ble passage of the civil rights bill for which he fought John son said And he said No act of ours could more fittingly continue the work of President Kennedy than the earliest passage of the tax biU for which he sought The new chief executive said This is no time for is a time for action Johnson opened his address by saying All I have I would have giv ime for action n en gladly not to be standing here today Johnson who called the as sassination of President Ken nedy the foulest deed of our time declared that Kennedy must be commemorated in ac tions Our most immediate tasks Johnson said are here on this hill meaning in Congress Johnson appealed fpr united effort by a nation that goes for ward action in tolerance and mutual understanding In oneof his most emotional pas sages Johnson asserted The time has come for Americans of all races and creeds and political beliefs to understand and respect one an v other Let us put anend to the teaching and preaching of hate and evil and violence Let us turn away from the fanatics of the far left and the far right from the apostles of bitterness arid bigotry from those defiant of law and those who pour venom into our nations blood Johnson expressed the that the tragedy and torment f these terrible days will bind us together in new fellowship Let us here highly resolve he said that John Fitzgerald Kennedy did not live or die in vain And on this Thanks giv v ing eve as we gather together to ask the Lords blessing let us unite in those familiar and cherished words America America God shed his grace on thee and crown thy good with brotherhood from sea to shining Johnson the first southern president since Andrew John sonsucceeded the assassinated Abraham Lincoln left no doubt about his commitment to the cause of civil rights We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights he said We have talked for 100 years or more Yes it is time now to write the next chapterpand to write it in the books of law Johnson called upon the Con gress to enact a civil rights bill that will help eliminate from this nation every trace of dis criminat ion and oppression based upon race or color He said there could be no greater source of strength to the nation both at home and abroad LYNDON B JOHNSON Touching upon foreign af fairs Johnson promised the United States will keep its commitments from South Viet Namto West Berlin He add ed y We will be unceasing in the search for peace resourceful in bur pursuit of areas of agree ment even with those with whom we differ and generous and loyal to those who join with us in common cause He said those who test our courage will find it strong and those who seek our friendship will find it honorable general assertion of for eign policy Johnson said Let all the world know and none misunderstand that I re dedicate this government to the unswerving support of the Unit ed nations to the honorable and determined execution of our commitments to our allies the maintenance of mili tary strength second none to the defense of the strength and stability of the dollar to the expansion of our foreign trade to the reenforcement of our programs of mutual assist ance and cooperation in Asia and Africa and to our Al liance For Progress in this hemisphere Appealing for help from all Americans in carrying out his new responsibilities Johnson said An assassins bullet has thrust upon me the awesome burden of the presidency I am here today to say that I need your help I cannot bear this burden alone I need the help of all Americans Declaring that the nation has experienced a profound shock Johnson said it is a na tional dutyof this time to do a ay with uncertainty and to show that we are capable of de cisive action that from the brutal loss of our leader we will derive not weakness but strength rthat we can and will act and act now In addition to calling for top priority action on civil rights and tax cut legislation John son said action also is needed on pending education bills the youth employment opportunities bill the foreign aid pro gram and the remaining ap propriation bills We will carry on the fight against poverty and misery ig norance and disease in other lands and in our own he Wewill serve all of the nation hot one section or one sector or one group but all Americans Stating his own philosophy toward government fiscal policy Johnson said that in particular I pledge that the ex pending education bills the Unio Kennedys prepare a reunion penditures of the government will be administered with the ut most thrift and frugality He said the federal govern ment will set an example of prudence and economy and will get a dollars value for a dollar spent Johnson also promised to al ways respect the indepen dence and integrity of the leg islative he said he felt deep in the marrow of my bones after 32 years on capitol hill as House member senator and vice president Though Johnson called for national unity he said this does not depend on unanimity adding We have differences but now as in the past we can de rive from thosedifferences strength not weakness wis dom not despair Both as a people and as a government we can unite upon a program which is wise just and con structive From his experiences at the capitol Johnson said he had pride and confidence in the ability of Congress to meet any crisis and to distill from our differences strong programs ns rail ecision HYANNIS PORT Mass AP bereaved parents of as sassinated President John F Kennedy prepared Wednesday for the familys annual Thanks giving reunion saddened this year by the sudden loss of their eldest son The Kennedys traditionally have joined former Ambassador Joseph P Kennedy and Mrs Kennedy for Thanksgivingdin ner and afamily reunion at the seaside house which has been their summer home for years The late Presidents two sur viving brothers and three sisters and their families are expected for the customary turkey din on Thursday So is Jacque line Kennedy the young widow and her two children Caroline 6 Wednesday and John 3 The Thanksgiving reunions have been a big thing for the elder Kennedy despite the crip pling effects of the stroke which paralyzed him in 1961 No other man ever had three sons who held the offices of president attorney general and U S senator at the same time Pltotoiax WARNED Dallas Mayor Earle Cabell shown address ing the City Council in Dallas was warned by the FBI in Washington Monday that he was one of two targets whose lives were threatened in anonymous tips North Iowa Weather outlook Clear to partly cloudy Wed nesday night lows in low 30s Partly cloudy and cooler Thursday a f e w occasional light showers highs in low 50s a farewell kiss to his son whowas killed when a bus careened down a hill r Bogota Colombia Six more than a dozen were injured Stock market rebound By SAM DAWSON AP Business News Analyst NEW YORK rush of selling Friday and frenzied buy ing Tuesday etched the stock markets reaction to President Kennedys strokes of assassination in impressive trading volume and record amounts of paper profits But in setting a record for a rebound a advance n market values as gauged by the DowJones industrial aver market Tuesday may have been spelling out the in vesting publics confidence in he soundness of the American economy Or the performance on the two days may have meant only the initial wave of selling with which the market usually greets unexpected and disturbing news ind then the not unexpected in flux of bargain hunters Only a few of these got into he market in time to find many bargains left so swiftly did it climb back after the threeday period for second guessing But those who bought at the ow Friday and every share sold in the rush before the ex change officials shut down tari ng had to be bought by some in position to cash in Wothtr details en Page 2 Tuesday on the rebound The exchanges were open such a short time after the President was shot that few of the gen eral public are believed to have been among the traders some fearful perhaps of being caught by margin calls others perhaps expecting to buy back in at lower prices are be lieved by most observers to have done most of the trading Friday afternoon The public apparently was wellrepresented in the buying rush with the opening bell Tues day morning For some outsiders perennial critics of Wall Street it must have seemed less a show of con fidence than cynical response to a national tragedy But confidence or at least common on display The economy was toostrong too apparently on the upgrade for the death even of the chief executive to change the funda mental facts The change in the administra tion was too slight to be com pared with the chaos that other nations exierience when revolt topples leaders Almost everyone agrees that the drop in stock prices was overdone And many fear that the rebound also was too sharp to be sustained They expect the market for several days to be swayed by a series of reac tions until a final level is achieved Business circleswill be watch ing closely as the policies of President Johnson become clear Few anticipate any great change either in domestic or foreign policies Many expect Johnson will be a bit more con servative than his predecessor a little more sympathetic to business leaders ideas And most are counting on a period however passing of closer har mony between the White House and the Congress Firemen case to courts i WASHINGTON M The courts Wednesday and a newlegal tangle over an arbitration ruling per mitting ihe elimination of thousands of firemens jobs The ruling handed down Tuesday by a special panel was ordered by Congress to forestall a nation wide strike last and settle the key issues in theunionrailroad struggle over work rules Two of the unions announced they wiU challenge the arbitta tion decision and its legal basis NEW FUND DES MOINES UPI The Governors Commission on Hu man Rights has established the John F Kennedy human righis memorial fund with an initial donation of from the Gold man Foundation of Des Moincs in the courts Thus a new snarl appeared to be added to the fouryear dis pute and negotiations on what Congress figured were second ary also have bogged down Each side blamed the other for the lack of progress in the talks which1 cover such matters as wages The arbitration board had two issues to deal fire mens jobsand the size of train crews It ruled that the carriers can gradually eliminate as unneces sary 90 per cent of the firemen on diesel freight and yard en 30000 jobs The train crew issue was urned back to the parties for urther negotiations The board towever provided machinery or binding decisions on a local basis supervised by the Nation al Mediation Board in situations where agreements cant be reached The arbitration award as ingress wrote the law would be binding for two years But other provisions of the law expire Feb 25 and could lead to a new strike threat if there s no agreement on other issues such as wages Union spokesman H E Gil erg said the railroads proposal o cut pay 33 13 per cent by changing the wage structure is not a secondary issue to the unions Congress left wages and some proposed work rules changes to by negotiations be unions and the 195 to eliminate any strike threat be settled tween the railroads involved in the dis pute v Gilbert told J E Wolfe chief railroad negotiator he hoped Wolfe would now get down to negotiations renewal of a Wolfe replied that if the un ions did not cooperate in the negotiations we will be back where we were in August with the nation disturbed Gilbert president of the AFL CIO Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and Wolfe are members of the arbi tration board Army colonel kidnaped in Venezuela WASHINGTON An American Army colonel was kidnaped at gunpoint by four men in Caracas Venezuela early Wednesday the Defense Department announced He was identified as Col James K Chenault There was no immediate in dication whether the kidnaping of Chenault assistant chief of the US Army mission in Vene zuela was connected with a ter rorist campaign now being waged against President Ro mulo Betancourt who is up for reelection next month Assistant Defense Secretary Arthur Sylvester who made the announcement said four un identified armed nien took Che nault at gunpoint from an of ficial US car The colonel was enroute from his residence to the US Army mission head quarters in Caracas Inside The Globe VIVID DETAILS of Carol Thompson murder Page 2 MOON PLATFORM shot into space Page 2 Editorials 4 Comics Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Society news g Sports news 910 THOMPSON BREAKS DOWN T son accused of arranging his wifes murder breaks downand is escorted from the courtroom after listening to a witness describe the slaying Thompson was sobbing and placed his hands to his face as his attorneys Hyam Segell and Wil liam Fallen glasses took him to a side room during a recess m the Minneapolis trial On the stand was Dick W C Anderson who has admitted the slaying Thompson is charged with first degree murder in the murderforhire slaying of his wife CarolMarch 6 At right is attorney Segells wifeSee story on Caroline goes to dads grave WASHINGTON AP The ast of thousands had left Ar ington National Cemetery when Jacqueline Kennedy accompa nied by her daughter Caroline rudged up the slope to the grave of her husband It was Mrs Kennedys third appearance on the hillside over ooking Washington where Pres dent John F Kennedy is buried among the nations war dead t was Carolines first After Mondays graveside services Mrs Kennedy returned just before midnight with the late Presidents brother Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy to place flowers there North Iowa newsn At 5 pm Tuesday after the Transit timetable Almighty and tne humble had Classified pages1213 made a silent pilgrimage the Clear Lake news Texans car is damaged HOLLYWOOD 14 cemetery was closed to thepub lic About two hours later Mrs Kennedy appeared with Caro line They stayed about 10 min utes a window of a car Texas license plate one broke earing a and wrote Dallas s m shamt and Texan go home on the auto the owner told po ice Tuesday night Mrs family Kennedy tradition Thursday keeps alive a for Caroline 6 Wednesday and John Jr 3 taking them to their grandparents home on Cape Cod for Thanksgiving The grieving Kennedy family will gather as they have for years at the big home of the late oceanfront Presidents father and mother Mr and Mrs Joseph P Kennedy at Hyannis Port Mass Mrs Kennedy and the chil dren will fly to Cape Cod on Thanksgiving morning aboard the Kennedy family plane Caroline She will stay over the holiday weekend returning to the White House Monday to complete plans for moving out to make way for the family of President Johnson Presidential press secretary Pierre Salinger said Mrs Ken nedy will probably finish mov ing Thursday of next week It is expected she will take up residence in Washington SAME   

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