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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                r cs continue in uel ree Mattered in the ae Saturday in their effort to scare voters away from Sundays presidential election leaflets strewn about by the Armed Forces for Na tional Liberation an underground terrorist tkm citys popula tion million to stay in doorsUBtU Monday or face the of being Gun battles between FALN and police broke out in slum districts bat traffic in the downtown area of Caracas was only slightly less than normal Street cleaning vehicles roamed about the city scooping up tacks thrown down by ter rorists in an attempt to keep motorists home re stored power to the southern edge of the city where sabo teurs bombed two electrical substations Friday night One policeman in a patrol car was wounded by snipers firing from ambush Elsewhere 23 bombs explod ed or were detected during the night in the city of Cbro capi tal of guerrillaplagued Falcon state police reported only slight damages threat ef FALN thousands of Venezuel ans campaign cara vans around Caracas early Sat urday in defiance of the of violence The seven presidential candi dates campaigned right up to the midnight deadline One of them will succeed president Ro miuo Betancburtt rv The JALN is trying to fright en the population from voting and thus gain a legal basis for declaring the election invalid Venezuelans paid little atten ticvtb the threats ringing in the voters ears was Betancourts charge North Iowas Doily Newspaper fer Home The newspaper that makes that Fidel Castros Cuba had committed aggression against Venezuela by supplying the FALN with over three tons of arms The arms were discovered buried in a beach near Caracas Nov 2 f Cuba and its Soviet allies claim the charge was a provo cation against Cuba but the United States and most of the LatinAmerican nations are sid ing with Betancourt Is prevented from succeeding himself but the candidate of his Democratic Action party Raul Leoni is believed a sure win ner There was doubt howevr er if the party could win a congressional majority without which stable government may be difficult all North Iowans neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL in and United PTCM Interaationil full LCM Wtro MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30 10o a Paper Consists of Five SectionsSection On 253 David Shaff Cliriton ttieSHaff Plan of reapportionment leaves Mason City pressconference He followed Goy Hughes about four hours Friday afternoon in yisitstb Mason Gity Fort Dodge and Antes Follow ingjhiin is Glen Pdgeler chairman of the local com mittee forfthe Shaff Plan State Sen David0 Shaff of Clinton flew into Mason City Friday afternoon hard on the Gov HaroldE Hughes to defend the reapportionment plan that bears his nanie The proShaff Plan forces dis patched the Clinton senator to counter attacks made1 earlier Friday by the governor Each stopped in Mason City Fort Dodge and Ames in privatelychartered planes Shaff asked for a Yes vote in next Tuesdays election on adoption of his plan stating It is abundantly clear that Governor Hughes is relying on arguments against the reap portionment plan which avoid the real issues involved and which are used to spread con of a true population basis He said none of rhe other plans significantly approached population control in both houses Shaff called his plan the best that can be anticipated within the frame work of 99 counties in fusion amongst the voters Iowa Shaff denied the governors statement here that the plan means a continuation of minor ity control in both houses of the i The Senate under the Shaff Plan is as truly on a population basis as is humanly possible Shaff Hi noted that arecent legislature fcame as close as Workers search crash site toll is BY THE ASSOCIATED PKESS Traffic fatalities continued to mount slowlySaturday as the fourday Thanksgiving weekend passed the halfway point The death toll was about that of a comparable rionholiday period A day off Friday for many people was reflected in the rel kids tour j By CHARLES W Iowa Newj Director the amphithe ater to see Keppy and Shada championships were maliy ofthe county delegations on the Mason CityNorth Iowa w XfJLaovtl this one to putting one house on Fair Youth Award Trip Iowa If the state ever goes into a 50county consolidation perhaps we can do better he added but were not on the thresh old of that The ClintonJsenatorwho smU ingly saidhis appearance here must be about No 2000 in the reapportionment campaign de fended t placing rthe Senate rather than the Hduse on a About 20 state legislatures have the Senate on population he said AboutlS have put the House on popula tibn Shaff charged that every argument used bvy the governor substantiates the contention that hewants population to be the sole factor in both houses of the legislature Hughes dtmied having taken 9t w T 711 ni 11 i by the University of Virginias that position in Bureau of Public Mason City four hours earlier showed that no other state legis lative body in the United States comes close to the equality proposed for the Iowa Senate Furthermore Shaff said none ofthe alternative plans intro duced in prior sessions of the Inside The Globe PAUL H NITZE is new Secretary of the Navy Page 3 NORTH IOWANS w i n at International Livestock Exposition in Chicago Page 2 Editorials 4 Char Lake news 5 Church news e7 City if markets f news IVli North news 12 He said he doesnt wish to pre sent any specific plan that might be construed as a Hughes plan for fear of adding further confusion to the Shaff added that it is quite obvious that the governor will settle for nothing other than complete urban control should the Shaff Plan defeated Shaff said top Republican leaders in the legislature sided with the Shaff Plan only be cause they felt the governor a Democrat had injected partisanship into the campaign through use of his office He said Hughes is entitled to his position as long as he does it on the basis of Jact Shaff said the governor had strayed from constructive discussion in using phrases such as rural urban deadlock and a Berlin Wall in reference to the Shaff plan Shaff also to task for failure to debate the issue He suggested that the governor is not sufficiently sure of his news BuiMmf news IfM 21 2223 tVuground to enter such debates SHAFF turn Some of the delegations had toured the ChicagoFederal Re serve Bank inthe morning and went out to the International in the afternoon Others took ad vantage of the light tour sched ule to visit shops and stores in the Loop and along Michigan Ave The most unusual experience of the day happened to Mrs Dan McArthur Mason City 4H leader and a group of six Cerro Gordo County girls she was chaperoning Mrs McArthur and the girls had toured the eral Reserve Bank in the mornr ing and caught a cab to the In ternational i As they got out of the cab at the amphitheater a man walked over to them said he was a policeman and asked where the cab had picked them up and how muph he had charged Mrs McArthur told him and then shV and the girls had to wait while the plain clothes of ficer talked to the cab driver The policeman came back and told Mrs McAfthur the cabbys charge of 55 cents each was about right for the trip Saturday morning the entire North Iowa group took a bus tour of points of interest includ ing the Loop Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast The tour ended at the Museum of Science and Industry which the 270 youths and their leaders toured in the afternoon The North lowans will depart from Chicago by special train at 7 pm Sunday Polls show Nixon gain WASHINGTON Wl The as sassination of President John F Kennedy and the accession of Lyndon B Johnson to the presi dency appear to have elevated Richard M Nixon to a clear top spot among GOP presidential contenders a political pollster reports But Louis Harris added in a copyrighted report in Fridays Washington Post that Nixon runs well behind the new presi dent in the first nationwide sampling of opinion since Ken nedys assassination revised the 1S64 political situation atiyely low number of talities The NationalSafety Council declined to make Vpre holiday deaths estimate A council of traffic spokesman said fewer persons travel dur ing the Thanksgiving weekend With the fourday weekem past its halfway point 264 per sons Had died in traffic acci dents The death count began at 16 pfm and will end at midnightSunday In 1962 a Thanksgiving fatal ity record was established when 514 persons perished The low est toll was 442 in 1960 for a comparable period Twomore traffic deaths have raised Iowas toilet seven j i in I laccidehts1 Friday bothin southeast Iowa were Otto M Herrmuth 67 of Forl Madison and 12yearold John Clark McGuffey of Omaha Neb In addition three lowans losl their lives in outofstate acci dents The Omaha boy and his broth er Michael McGuffey 15 had been visiting in the area Their car overturned on a countyroad three miles south of Blalqesburg Friday flipping over times High way Patrolman Frank Hill re sorted Michael the driver was taken to an Ottumwa hospital with a broken neck An Iowa couple died in hreecar accident ter Okla They were Mrs Gen evieve Morris Hall 53and her lusband Cecil of Waukee Of icers said they were driving lome on US 69 from a vaca Ion trip Larry Dean Glammer 18 of Westgatei Iowa was killed near Rochester Minn on US 52 when his car collided with a Chicago Great Western freight train Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy and colder Saturday night snow flurries likely Fair Sunday Lows Saturday night 10 to 15 high Sunday 20 Weather details on Page 2 118 a re killed in vvi Canada Icrashed Fri f oriried if ter the crash in Tf ilTS J jo1 xuimcu ctji IKT me crasn day night carrying 118 persons to their miles northof Montreal 7man panel to probe t V J i i M Second worst in world STiE THERESET Que W Workers toiled in clinging mud over a quartermile area to recover the bodies of 118 persons killed in Canadas worst aviation disaster the crash of a TransCanada Air Lines DCS jet The big USbuilt plane in service only 10 months caught fireandplunged to earth Fri daynight just foiur minutes aft creaking off in heavy rain and from Montreals Dor Val Airport for a 300mile flight to Toronto T j There we re no survivors v It was the worlds second worst singleplane tragedy Witnesses said the plaane ex ploded but disagreed as to whether the blast came while it was still airborne or after it plowed into the ground out siderSteTherese de Blainville a factory town 20 miles north ed Montreal The plane dug a crater 90 feet Wide and 6 feet deep The rain quickly filled the huge hole with water WASHINGTON AP Pres dent Johnson has named a tpp evel panel to investigate the as sassination of President John F Kennedy so that the nation the world and history will know the acts That was Johnsons mandate 5 die when yacht sinks MIAMI Fla Un An 85 pot yacht with five persons boardapparently s a n k in tormy seas off the Georgia oast One person was rescued y a Navy minesweeper and hfc old the Coast Guam the other our went down with A nightlong search Jwas con liicted about 90 miles east of lavanriah in high winds The identity of the survivor rom the yacht Judy was not cnown immediately to the special presidential com mission named Friday night He chose Chief Justice Earl War fen to head it Johnson was understood to be determined to avoid multiple in quiries that cloiid the facts about the murder of Ken nedy inDallas a week ago Fri day and the shooting two days later of the man police charged with killing the President The new President said he had chosen the commission to study and report upon all facts and circumstances Delating to the assassination of the late President John F Kennedy and the subsequent violent death oJ the man charged with the assas man was Lee Harvey Oswald 24 a selfstyled Marx ist Oswald was ajccused of shooting the president In addition to Warren John son namcij these six to the com mission Sen Richard B Rus sell DGa Sen John Sherman Cooper RKy Rep Hale Boggs DLa Rep Gerald R Ford RMich Central Intelligence Agency Director Al len W Dulles and onetime dis armament negotiator John J McCIoy The President signed an ex ecutive order authorizing the commission to subpoena wit nesses and granting it other powers it might need to inves tigate Johnson Speeds through downtown Fire goes to station Crowds ofChristmas shoppers in down Smith told firemen he Was working on town Mason City did a doubletake Friday trailer hitch at the rear of hishome The fire f t MW JCOI VJ 111O JLliC iilC y MW end was started when a weldmg torch ignited leak engulfed in flames speeding down State Street ing gas It left a trail of fire behind When the car driven by H I Smith from his home at 534 E State arrived at W State and Enterprise Alley it turned south toward the central fire station Smith said he dialed the operator but Picture on Page 8 Startied firemen hurried to thesidt ef was unable to get an answer He then jumped station when the car arrived As Smith stepped into the car arid started his ride il wasurroundej fey Before he arrived at the fire station his Bought under wife completed the call and firemen were at t i uiu tan ana nremen were control as firemen worked to keep the gas his home wondering where Smiths car was tans irom exploding Fire Chief Clifford Pierce said he was in Smith saidhe wasnt afraid of the ear the alarm office on the second floor of the sta exploding Jtl was just determined to get the tion when he looked up and saw the car com car to the fae nearby cars got out ing down the alley It left a trail of fire where of my way The only trouble I had was with leaking gas ignited breathing in fee heavy smoke talked with each member of the commission be fore announcing its creation He set no time limit on its inquiry and White House sources said Warren will decide when the commission will go to work Birmingham plans reserve Negro police MONTGOMERY Ala The Montgomery police depart ment will accept applications immediately for a Negro police reserve Police Chief W M Stanley said Friday that the unit would be composed of 36 Negroes trained uv police fundamentals in order that they might be pre aared for active duty assign ments in the event that circum stances should require There are no Negroes on the police force Troops were called out to guard the wreckage Hastily erected lights gave an eerie as pect through the night to shat tered bodies halfburied person al possessions and broken re mains of the airliner Dawn broke gray and rainy Two of the victims appeared 6 be Americans An official casualty list warned R Kerne 1491 East 18th St Brooklyn NY and Mrs S Hankovszky whose next of kin was identified as Dr C H Han kwszky Box 72 Port Wash ngton NY One man N Master was re puted to have connections in Bombay India All of the sevenmenber crew and the rest of the passengers were Canadians The pilot was Capt Jack D Snider 47 of To ronto a veteran of World War II service with the Royal Ca nadian Air Force Among the Canadians killed was Don Hudson supervising producer of light entertainment or the Canadian Broadcasting orp Also killed was Charlie Stone of Montreal a former coowner of the Montreal Alouettes in Canadas Eastern Football Con erence Another sports figure who perished was Joseph C King a football star at the University of Western Ontario in the early 1940s and a top hockey player In Montreal a dozen persons nissed the flight because of raffle congestion 1H254I 7   

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