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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Daily Newspqpci tMr thot mokes all North I o wj ni n e i g h b o r s Home Edition VOL in PNM ud United PMM iBtenattoMl Full LMM MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY DfCiMBER 5 1H3 ClOc a ConifcU o Two No 257 bids for support Labor hears his position WASHINGTON AP Pres identi Johnson has asked labor and industry to back his drive for enactment of legislation pro posed by President Kennedy and now stalled in Congress I am the President but I can do nothing without thepebple Johnson AFLCIO Ex ecutive Committee Wednesday You represent the people I need you and I want you by my side Less than an hour went before the Business Advi sory Council with this pledge This administration wants to help you We arenot prolabor or probusiness or proany spe cial sector We arepro what is best for America I am the only President you have Johnson told some 60 business leaders Cabinet mem bers and economic advisers If you would have me fail then you fail for the country fails Johnsons speeches to union and industry climaxed a busy WhiteHouse day during which he also tariff boosts of million a year on five com modities fo4in levies on US poultry shipped to member na tions of the European Econom ic Community he twill confer Jan 22 with Prime Minister Lester B Pearson of Canada out of the White House to spend a half hour at a Capitol luncheon of the Texas congressional delegation Coatless dospitt the Decem ber chill Johnson went to the White House rose garden to tell some 40 union leaders and gov ernment officials The No 1 priority today and tomorrow is more jobs and the goal of this administration is 75 million jobs in America That would be an increase of 5 million set no target date for thatgoal This is our dominant relent less domestic problem and we have to face it head on John son said The tax cut bill now languishing in Congress is the most massive single attack we can make on this problem North Iowa Weather outlook Partly e I o u d y Thursday night lows in the 20s Partly cloudy to fair Friday little warmer highs upper Ms to mid 40s More weather de tails on page 2 v Weather details on page 2 Lie beside their father WASHINGTON AP The two infant children of President Kennedy who preceded him in death now lie beside their father in Arlington National Cemetery The bodies of the infantswere Washington Wednesday aboard the family plane Caro line and feinterred on either side ofthe late Presidents grave Wednesday night presumably of his Jacqueline Kennedy A i The children are Patrick Bou vier Kennedy who was born prematurely Aug 7 ariddied within 4i hours and a baby girl born dead in 1956The boy had been buried at Brookline Mass and the girl at Newport RI Mrs Kennedy and the late Presidents brothers Sen Ed ward M Ted Kennedy D Mass and Atty Gen Robert P Kennedy attended the brief graveside rites Sen Kennedy accompanied the bodies on the flight to Wash ington Mrs Kennedy and her children Caroline 6 and John Jr 3 returned to the White House Sunday night after spend ing Thanksgiving with other members of the Kennedy family at Hyannis Port Mass The burial service was held between lpng the cemetery had closed for the night and visitors to the Presidents grave haddepart ed Bishop Philip Hannan auxili ary bishppof the Roman Cath olic archdiocese of Washington presided He had delivered a tribute to the President atKen nedys funeral service Nov 25 th f i oaiu m tu uiierview Announcement of the reinter j v would be debated but would be apment was made by Pierre Sal inger who said he actedas a CONNALLY GOING HOME Gov ii leaves ParklandHospital in Dallas accmripahiedby his wife Nellie Connally flew to Tex to con tinue his recovery from wounds the assassination of President Kennedy Nov 22 The governor was hit by one shot that passed through his chest right wrist and lodged in his thigh Civil rights is church issue 1 PHILADELPHIA Two strong civil rights resolutions were placed before the general assembly of hrip MafirvnaKPmmnil mii J V the Nationali Council of Churches Thursday Rev Dr Robert W Spike executive director of the councils commission on religion and race said in an interview proved by the 5000 delegates r L r vvit5nito uiger wao saiane actedas a Dr Spike an officer of the United Church of Christ on leave representative of the Kennedy ead the commission said to head the commission said one resolution sembly to support President Johnson in his of the late dent John F Kennedys civel rights bill The other urged complete desegregation of churches iv DrSpike saidthe first reso lution urged members of the as sembly to urgeJitheir congress men to sign a discharge peti tion a rareiparuanientary mah euver which would force the civil rights legislation to the House floor for action House Democratic leaders are planning to introduce the petition Monday It requires the signatures of 218 congressmen or half the House membership The bill is in the House Rules Committee If this resolution is passed said Dr Spike I will go be fore the assembly and urge everyone present to go homeby way of Washington and to call on their congressman to urge him to sign the discharge peti tion The councilis the cooperative federation of 31 Protestant An glican and Eastern Orthodox de nominations with a total of 40 million members in the United States WHATS IN A NAME PIERRE S D and Mrs David W Johnson have named their new son Lyn don Baines STUFRYlNpSED DRIVERS BERLIN rUPI The West is Minn UPI Six men and six women were expected to begin deciding iue w Thursday whether T Eugene Berlin City Council said it Thompson s pretty heiress wife considering a law to allow inUedKat hiS OT certajn Percentage of taxicabs ed in a burglary in the apto hang out no smoking signs preaching climax of one of the and accept only nonpuff ine pas most noTnKrofofl r most celebrated murder trial sengers Thompson case climx tots a re called on the asfamily rather than as White campaign to win House press secretary Salinger said that some three acres of the is reserved for American service men their wives and their chil teen turned over to the Kennedy family GOV HAROLD HUGHES EVAN HULTMAN boss Farm groups split remains DES MOINES AP Oren But there were indicationi was in firm control that the three aridonehalf hbiir of the leadership of the National hassle at the national conven Farmers Organization Thursday tion between the onetime after his chief critic withdrew frieuds may not have closed the his Charges during a long and split that has developed within naQTArl rt 4r 1 AiA il heated headtohead debate the organization After Staley and Casper shook Robert Casperof Winterset ouuua head of a group of insurgents hands delegates argued bitterly which has sharply criticized Staamong themselves and a fist leys policies as president of the fight almost broke out in the NFO said at am he was Minnesota delegation OREN STALIEY After 16hour session ROBERT CASPER willing to retract all complaints and eat crow Air cleared at parley i i Y J m By CHARLES W WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor V DES MOINES In after math of Wednesdays stormy session analmost relaxed at mosphere prevailed over Thursdays meeting of the na tional convention of the Na tional Farmers Organization For the most part it was a tired but relaxed group of delegates who responded to President Oren Lee Staleys call to order While the main topic of con versation of the nearly 5000 delegates still seemed to be Wednesdays 16hour session apparently they felt the mara thondebate had cleared the way for eventual reunification of the organizations warring factions Staleythe Rea Mo farm er whose handling of the or ganizations leadership was the focal point of Wednesdays de bate looked little the worse for wear despite only three hours sleep Ray Zirbel Lake head of Cerrp Gordo Countys 14man delegation to thecon vention expressed confidence Staley had sufficiently an swered his critics during Wed which did hot breakup until after 2 am Thursday Zirbel president of Cerro County NFO said the majority of Cerro Gordo dele gates were solidly behind Staley in his split with Rob ert Gaspers Winterset for mer national vice presfdent of NFO Zirbel also expressed hope that the apparent solution of the differences between the two factions could mean the NFO can get back to its more important business of getting better prices for the nations farmers During the long debate Casper his earlier charges that Staley ran the NFO like a dictator finances were not properly handled and the policy jmphasizing allout holding ac ions wasr shortsighted arid caus ing old members of the organi zation to lose faith Staley denied all the charges asper volunteered to take a lie detector test if Staley would also do so to find out which one of us is lying Staley also had talked for three hours during the afternoon before Casper was allowed the floor at night He said he had no faith in lie detector tests and did not feel they were needed because Bob hasnt proved a single one of his charges 1 Casper who faced the gener ally i delegates alone was near tears when he finally conceded defeat and promised to work for the unity of the Herbert Lehman benid leader is dead at 85 YORK UPI Herbert of the New Deal He was the Lehman who served as govfirst directorgeneral of the New York during the United Nations Relief and Re depression years and later as a habilitation Administration He was UiS senator A i years and in 1961 A spokesman said Lehman an helped organize a reform Demo ilder statesman of the Democrat group in New York City to cratic party and a leader of its liberal wing died at his Park Avenue apartment Lehman was a successful in vestment bank er making a r e p o rted million a year when he decid ed to retire in 1928 Instead he moved into LEHMAN a life of politics and public ice He is survived by his widow who was with him at his death a son John and a daughter Tammany Hall The Jewish bankerphilanthro pistturnedpolitician was the protege of the late Gov Alfred E Smith He became lieutenant governor under Franklin p Roosevelt in 1928 when Smith ran for the presidency and was elected governor when Roosevelt went to the White House in 1932 Hilda Another son Peter was killed in World War II Lehman served as governor for 10 years during the advent Terrorists free Yank colonel CARACAS Venezuela Col James K Chenault of Sher man Tex kidnaped by pro Communist terrorists eight days ago wjas released Thursday Chenault 47 of Sherman Tex was unharmed He is dep uty chief of the US military mission in Venezuela The proCommunist Armed Forces for National Liberation him in front of his home last Wednesday On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 91011 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics g Clear Lake News 20 CubGazette 22 North Iowa News 26 Mpro sworn in asVew premier ROME AP Premier Aldo Morp and his new centerleft Cabinet were sworn in Thursday giving Italy a fourparty coali tion government including So cialists for the first time in 16 years It was Italys 25th post Fascist government Governor not a target 2 armed drivers DES MOINES UPI A report that an armed man was seen near the governors mansion touched off a scare Wednes day night but turned out to be a case of an argument between two motorists Police and state agents rushed to the mansion after an unidentified woman telephoned police to report that a sus piciouslooking car was driving around the mansion with a sticking out of the window Gov Harold E Hughes was not aNhome when the incident occurred TA Tommy Thompson chief of the State Bureau of Criminal Investigation said the armed man later was located at his apartment and admitted he displayed a gun during an argument with the driver of another car It was a case of two drivers arguing over crowding and jockeying in traffic Thompson said He said the man picked up admitted he displayed a hoi stered 22caliber pistol during the argument but said he did not draw the weapon Thompson said the man whom he de clined to identify had a permit for the gun Thompson said state agents took the gun and the permit and would recommend that the permit be revoked No charges were filed M A former national vice presi dent Casper said he would re main in the organization if he could but several delegates er took the floor and urged that he and other members of his group be ousted Dale Cochran of Eagle Grove another leader of the insurgents also withdrew from the battle virtually assuring Staleys elec tion to a ninth term as presi dent4 Ele c t i o n s were scheduled later Thursday but several delegates urged that the convenj tion renew its discussion of pos sible action against Caspers group The only announced candidate against Staley was Forrest Nave 57 Lexington Mo farm er who served on the national board of directors in 1956 but has not been active nationally since then All but five of the 24 national directors threw their support to Staley during the debate But there were indications of dishar mony there when Howard Rathe of Weeping Water Neb said he is not returning to the board because I am not taking any more of the abuse I have gotten from the board A onJy six of the di rectors remained on the board AU but seven of those who served the past year have been r nominated DIRECTOR DIES LONDON Ham er 52 British film director best known for his Kind Hearts and Coronets died Wednesday SAME Gov Hughes riding crest of power Hultman faces dilemma DES MOINES rfp DES MOINES de feat of the Shaff reapportion ment plan has made Democratic Gov Harold E Hughes as the most powerful political figure in Iowa for years and put Repub lican Atty Gen Evari Hultman in a dilemma This was the consensus Thurs day of both Densocraiic and Re publican political observers in the state as they analyzed the Implications of the ing defeat of the Shaff Plan by voters Tuesday Hughes was the leading op ponent of the Shaff Plan to re vamp the makeup of the legis lature and he campaigned vigor ously against the measure which was approved by the last two sessions of the legislature both controlled by the Republi cans Much of the credit for its defeat must go to him This was the second major victory since taking over as the states chiet excutive in Jan uary The first was passage by the 1963 legislature of a liquor bythedrink law to end a 47year ban on glass sales in the state Although Republicans point out it was the GOP controlled legislature which passed the liquor bill Hughes campaigned liquor during his bid for the governors chair Most observers feel his upset defeat of incum bent GOP Gov Norman A Eriw could be attributed at least in part if not primarily to Hughes stand on liquor and triat the leg iskture would not have ap proved a liquor bill if Erbe had been reelected Coupled with his two big vic tories is the fact that Hughes has not suffered any setbacks that have seriously damaged him politically or tarnished his prestige He did not get all his legislative program through the 1963 general assembly but he can always say that was impos sible to accomplish with a GOP controlled legislature Add to this Hughes own per sonable manner and friendly personality and you have a formidable political figure Hughes is certainly riding a crest today and he would be almost impossible to beat in an election right now one Repub lican source commented The attorney general is con sidered the leading contender for the Republican nomination for governor although he has not announced his political inten tions for 1964 Hughes also has not announced but is expected to seek a second term The question now before Hult man is whether to try to wrest the governorship from a popular Democratic chief executive or his bid in hopes that chances might be better two years later Either choice could have disastrous results for the attorney general One spokesman put it this way Hultman wouldnt have much trouble getting the GOP nomination for governor but most observers feel he could not defeat Hughes in an election at this time Of course that could change by the time the next gen eral election rolls around in November 1964 On the other hand Hultman has jockeyed himself into the position of being the top and only really strong candidate for the GOP gubernatorial nomina HUGHES Please turn to page 2   

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