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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 31, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             The North lowar Daily Newspaper newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL 183 ETTE Home Edition am United InUnuHontl Full LMM MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER 31 10c a Paper ConslttJ of Four SectionsSection No 271 for Defense cut by j j CITY Tex Johnson has decided to spend about billion on defense next year i s question Tuesday was how acceptable is this to the nations military commanders who had wanted a billion Johnson had a budget session Monday with the Chiefs rof Staff Sec retary of Defense Robert S McNamara and Deputy Congress faces busy 64 slate WASHINGTON AP Con gress has ended its longes peacetime session with fai warning that when it returns t work in eight days it face some of the most difficult de cisioris which this or any Con gress is likely to be required t reach The battles over civil right legislation and tax reductio still lay ahead Adjournment Monday cam as an anticlimax after the falsi starts angry words and pre dawn session during the holidaj rush when the drive to close u shop was blocked by the foreign aid bill The Seriate completed action on the billion ure provi sion giving dis cr etiohary authority to approve government guarantees of cfed it for private commodity sale to the Soviet bloc With thisroutipf the way the Senate adjourned at pm and the House made it officia after a oneminute at pm session Although nothing was done in the field of general aid for pub lie grade and high schools caught up in a controversy over aid for parochial gress passed A billion collegeconstrue tion aid bill A billion omnibus meas ure increasing funds for voca tional education and orienting the program toward modern job opportunities extending im aid two years ant boosting student loan fundsa part of a oneyear extension of the National Defense Education Act A million medical educa tion bill containing grand fund to help build new schools and loan money for medical anc dental students Faulty vent caused fire fire early Sun day in downtown Manly was caused by a faulty vent from a gas space heater on the main floor of the building formerly occupied by Smiths Jewelry Store Reynold Hentges Alta Vista a deputy state fire mar shal said Monday Hentges said damages would run between and including the buildings and con tents Mrs Weitzel owner of the Friendly Pool Hall said the building but not the contents are covered by insurance She said plans are indefinite Mrs Mable Calkins owner of the Town Cafe building said tho building was fully insured She said it is very doubtful that the building will be rebuilt The Town Cafe operators Mr and Mrs John Frank said they have no insurance on the con tents They said they hope to obtain another building in Manly Sylvester Dasch manager of the Rail Club said the contents arc fully insured He said he hopes to continue in business bUi is waiting for an insurance settlement before making any decision Secretary Roswell LTGil patric McNamara had a chance to talk about it afterward The top commanders of the a r m e forces didnt although the White House had billed them for a news conference McNamara told reporters al the loose ends arent pulled to gether yet but that the new de fense budget will be about billion lessf than the spending estimate for the pres ent fiscal year ending June 30 This billion savings he said can be made without in any way reducing the defenses of this nation As a matter of fact I believe that the budge that will be submitted to the Congress will yield defenses su perior to those hi any other time in our history in peacetime The Joint Chiefs of Staff will have an opportunity to speak later before congressional ap propriations committees Johnson had said the Joint Chiefs would have a chance a Mondays meeting0to appeal re ductions in the amounts they originally recommended Defense Department sources said this wasnt the purpose oi the meeting at al Rather they said it was to let them discuss the total defense budget with the give their per sonal appraisals of its various land especially provide an analysis of what the defense establishment would be like aft er the budget was presented to Congress and passed These sources said it was fair to say none of the services got all it wanted in the budget but that it was fair to say also the Joint Chiefs are satisfied that the program the budget propos es will adequately and prop erly defend bur nation The reduction proposed in the budget for the 1965 fiscal year starting next July 1 is attribut ed mainly to a continued effort o cut costs Barry will tell Friday WASHINGTON AP sen Barry Goldwaters Republican lenate colleagues got their bets money was on a White House by conservative bid the hoenix leaders in his native peace Blames US for cold war President Kennedy in Dallas the day before he was murdered by Jack t assassination and its aftermath 1963s top news story by GlobeGazettenews person nel bee story and pictures on pagevthTee US t TOKYO US Air Force is going to transfer 3500 men and 78 its last operational B57 bom Liquor brings more revenue DES MOINES IDPA Homer Adcock chairman of the state liquor commission reports hat liquor sales for the first ive months of the new fiscal year July through November up seven and onehalf per cent over the same period last bardmenf Japan to the United States This major realignmentof US air strength was confirmed Tuesday by Lt Gen Maurice A Preston commander of US forces in Japan and the Us Embassy Neither would give any details informed source disclosed the United States is negotiating additional Air Force withdraw als but has assured the Japa nese it will honor its pledge un der the US Japan security treaty to defend Japan from at tack Gross liquor sales af the 190 rn j Muwi ocuea al Hie IUU down Tuesdayand the smart state stores for the five months for the totaled as compared Arizona to in rr1962 an in Goldwater gives his yes or no crease of n addition the state has col ected as the result of he 10 per cent tax charged on achdrink sold across the bar North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and warmer through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 1020 Highs Wednesday in the 30s Weather details on page 2 A US Embassy spokesman said the Japanese government agreed to the withdrawals in recognition of the need for the most efficient use of mili tary resources to meet the Unit edStates global commitments In Washington a Pentagon spokesman also declined to elaborate on the realignment An informed source in Japan gave these details The initial withdrawals are expected to be completed by next fall Some 2000 US de pendents also will be returned home and about 2400 Japanese employes at US bases are ex pected to lose their jobs No reductions are planned in ArmyNavy or Marine person nel who comprise 20200 men Total US military strength in Japan is 46000 men With them are 54000 dependents and 3000 American civilian employes ports This will mean the deactiva HIT ON HEAD LOS ANGELES pable Former child star Scotty Beck ett was scheduled for sentenc ing Jan22 for hitting his step daughteron the head with an aluminum crutch Council high school Shoff Plan j v d 11 tion of the 5th Air Forces B57 Chinese wing last ofthe big bombers still operational in the US Air ForceThe 5th Air Force with headquarters at F u c h u Air Base outside of Tokyo is he bulwark of US air strength in Japan The job of the big bombers will be taken over by FlOSs highspeed fighterbombers ca pable of delivering nuclear weapons Three squadrons of FlOSs were recently assigned to Japan although no nuclear weapons are believed stationed in the country Chou Pekings strident tone Pre said Monday night Chinese Commu 5Tri fKn peaeful coexistence with capitalism and don t think another world war is inevitable In an interview broadcast by the French govern and not Red China is putting obstacles in the way of peacelul coexistence its hostile political policy in regard to China and particularly its occupa tion of Formosa The Chinese people Chou said have friendly feelings to ward the American people but we oppose the policy of aggres sion and of war of the Ameri can government He repeated Pekings peren nial demand forwithdrawal of American forces from Formosa and the Formosa Strait The interview was taped in Rabat where Chou Tuesday end ed a 4day visit to Morocco He interrupted his African tour and flew to Albania Pekings chief ally in the bitter ideological dis pute with the Soviet Union Aft er visiting there Chou will re turn to Africa to tour Tunisia Ghana Mali Guinea and pos sibly countries in east Africa Chou also espoused peaceful coexistence in a joint commu nique with his Moroccan hosts The communique said The two parties have pronounced themselves in favor of peaceful coexistence among countries of different social systems and for large international cooperation based on equality advantage In neither the and mutual communique nor the interview did nas premier explain how the peaceful coexistence Peking fa vors differs from the peaceful coexistence advocated by Sovi for at et Premier Khrushchev which the Chinese have tacked the Soviet leader un ceasingly Chou declined to answer a question about the PekingMos cow conflict or to explain why Red China refused to sign the limited nuclear testban agree ment Chou said longtime commer cial relations between China Aviuiiuuo ueiwemi llllia bewithdrawn are and France can be expanded if 48 B57s 14 F100 tactical fightFrance will normahze rela f1 Cl34 transtions with Pekingin other words if France grants diplo matic recognition to the Red On the Inside Editorials 4 Society news 67 North Iowa news 9 Comics 12 Sports news 1516 Clear Lake news 1819 Farm news 21 Latest markets 24 Mason City news 2425 Transit timetable Classified page 2 Copper oil in state IOWA CITY ment geologists say that the area of western Iowa where copper and oil might be found m subsurface rock foundations is much larger than was report eo last spring Results of a new study report released here Monday by the Iowa Geological Survey show an area of about 10000 square miles in central and southwest Iowa The report of three federal geologists was made public by state Geologist H Garland Her shey They y discovered buried lava formations 6f the earliest geolo gical era in a belt about 45 miles wide and about 150 long This was described as a continuation of a lava belt 70 miles long announced April 3 fpi north central Iowa The western edge of the new ly discovered belt runs from about Fort Dodge j southwester ly through the Harlan area to Council Bluffs and then into Nebraska The eastern edge of it runs from p Falls southwesterly ear Dss Moines then to Thurman in the south west corner of Iowa Oil gas deposits have nave been disclosed by drilling in the zone between Redfield and The studv report said addtional drilling in the ew ava belt may prove attrac new tive Mason Gfyans busy in 63 look to 64 Mason City and all Nnrth Tnwa Mason City and all North Iowa meet the new year with wagons hitched to some new stars and with accomplishments of the old year as a basis for optimism Most of those wished a pros perous New Year 12 months ago in North Iowa can say that the wish came true And North Icwans took action during the year aimed at increasing their prosperity in the years to come Mason Cityans may someday rate the most important event of 1964 as the citys decision to update its 22yearold Compre hensive City Plan Planning ex perts now are preparing to draw up new ways of handling traf fic problems a blueprint for city residential industrial and utilities growth and means of bettering the central business district see story on Page Of similar significance on an areavvide basis was the creation of the NIAD North Iowa Area Development com mittee of leaders from nine counties endeavoring to advance North Iowa socially and ec onomically though united effort see Page Highways also made areawide news in 1963 and action begun during the year will affect North Iowas future for decades to come The State Highway Commis sion announced plans to com plete Interstate 35 from Des Moines as far north as High way 18 within five years And the commission agreed to study a plan to route that highway between Mason City arid Clear Lake rather than along High way The routing has aroused controversy among North lowans and the commission decision will be a top news story of 1964 It was also announced that the proposed fourstate Heritage Trail through North Iowa is recommended on a route through Mason City and Clear Lake That tourist trail also is to pass such North Iowa at tractions as the Little Brown Church at Nashua and the West Bend Grotto North lowans already are laying plans to help in the trails development Us exact routing still subject to approval of Illi nois Iowa Wisconsin and Min nesota governors will be re vaaied in the new year The course of 1964 was chart ed in part in the voting booths during the old year see Page Voters of Mason City gave themselves a City Council with a new composition putting the new United Community Party in a majority And they gave themselves the chance for a new high school to go under construction in 1964 by approv ing a bond issue of million On a statewide level Mason Cityans gave leadership and votes to the defeat of the Shaff Plan of legislative reapportion ment defeat which in effect ives a federal court responsi bility to see that some better system is made Legislators elected from this county played a part in giving Iowa liquor by the there now is nearly one bar per 1000 people in the county Elected Mason City officials also took steps that will affect Mason City in 1964 and succeed ing years A major project launched under City Council authorization will open Monroe Ave from Highway 18 to High way 106 and other city projects were done or started sec Page 13 The Park Commission accept ed new park land and continued work of golf course and parks improvement see Page 5 The business community also carried out or planned major projects in 1963 see Page Highlights included opening of the new industrial park on High way 106 construction work for a new Holiday Inn and plans for a new nursing home Relative prosperity touched all segments of the North Iowa community Although low livestock prices kept agricultural income below MASON CITY Please turn to page 2 Happy Rocky are expect ing NEW YORK Margaretta Rockefeller wife of Gov Nefson A Rockefeller is expecting a child in June it was learned Tuesday France to press for big Hbomb PARIS WVPresident Charles dc Gaulle declared Tuesday that France will press ahead with development of a hydro gen bomb In a yearend address to the nation De Gaulle said such armament for France is the only way to meet the threat of aggression and to assure French independence France already possesses atomic bombs NOT INTERESTED ST LOUIS Mo Stuart Symington DMo said Monday he is entirely disin terested in his partys vica presidential nomination SAME y   

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