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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for The newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press United Prest Intenatlonal Full lasr Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15 1964 10c a Paper Consists of Four No Must reapportion now Florida gripped by cold Death foil now 140 fij THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Bitter cold added woe to mis ery Wednesday as the eastern half of the nation continued t dig out of its worst snowstorm o the winter Thousands of motorists an others were stranded and mor than 140 deaths were blamed o the blizzardlike onslaught New York City sanitation men 8000 strong were bol stered by 3000 extras hired at an hour to shovel snow from citys biggest cumulation in three years Manhattans Great White Way was just that In the South Florida citrus growers readied heaters for the lowest temperatures 23 in Jacksonville and 42 in Miami Beach since the cropkilling freeze 13 months ago The Florida cold spared the stales citrus crop bvit the multimillion dollar vegetable crop suffered heavily The temperature went into the 20s in southern Florida and nek there for eight enough to ruin tomatoes beans and sugar cane despite at tempts to save them throng artificial heating Farmers worked through the night in hopes of warding off the freeze damage they suf fered in 1962 when a cold snap ruined 146000 acres of citrus Temperatures also plum meted 11 below zero Wednesday in Albany NY Biting winds made it seem even colder In New York City police and a doctor teamed up Monday to bring an emergency supply of blood to onedayold Lisa Cava luzzo in a Queens hospital Lisa needing a complete replace ment of blood got it in time although a police car broke down in the snow trying to de liver it The doctors car also gave up miles from the hospital A po car which took him the of the way bogged down if if Temporary plan is ordered DES MOINES iff The U S District Court di rected the Iowa Legislature Wednesday to reuppor iion itself temporarily in a manner meeting federal constitutional standards in time for the 1964 elec tions Gov Harold Hughes immediately announced he would meet Friday with state legislative leaders of both parties to discuss the calling of a special ses sion of the legislature to deal with reapportionment He said the group would discuss such matters as when to call the special session and whether other matters should be taken up by such a session Its a good decision and a victory for the people of the state Hughes said of the court order The threejudge federal panel said that after the legislature has adopted a temporary plan to pre vail in electing members of the 1965 session it can get on with the business of drafting a new amend ment to the Iowa Constitution to make population the primary basis for representation in the legisla ture under a more permanent arrangement It ruled unconstitutional the 1904 and 1928 Sorensen aide to JFK quits Ruling by court CANAL ZONE STUDENTS WATCH FLAG of the stu dent of the Canal Zfcne Balboa High School watch the United States and Panama flags raised at the same Photofax time on twin flag poles It was in front of this school where the flag incident took place last week resulting in bloody fighting between US troops and Pana manians minutes before to make the U S Panama agree fo discuss problems PANAMA United ically mention the treaty giving lice rest in snow for 15 delivering him transfusion Lisa was in satisfactory con dition Elsewhere in the East and Midwest Scores diad from overexer tion or exposure as they shov eled snow tried to dig out stuck avitos or trudged through deep expanses of white Among thousands marooned by the storm were hundreds of motorists in Indiana Illinois and oh New York Citys Belt Parkway Buses rescued the lat ter group The others began to move as conditions eased Youngstown Ohio got 16 in ches of now heaviest in six years Albany NY 15 inches States and Panama agreed Wed nesday o reestablish diplomatic relations as quickly as possi ble and to open discussions 30 days after resumption of rela tions on all issues between the two countries The agreement did not specif the United States control of the Panama Canal Zone which Panama wants revised But its language made clear this would be among the issues to be dis cussed Panamanian President Rober lo Chiaris press officer Fabian Final instructions President pleased with Panama move Velarde said his government would wait awhile perhaps a week to let things cool off before resuming relations the United States He said Panama then would ask a third government to ad vise Washington of the desire to restore relations which Chi ari broke off at the height of the crisis last weekend The in termediary is expected to be Costa Rica which was named to handle Panamas affairs in WASHINGTON UPI The White House Wednesday an nounced the resignation of Theo dore C Sorensen as special counsel to President Johnson Sorensen is leaving the White House staff Feb 29 to write book about the late Presiden John F Kennedy a spokesman said x Sorensen is the first ranking member of the staff of the late President Kennedy to leave Johnson accepted his resigna tion reluctantly and regret fully Sorensen 35 worked with Johnson on preparation of a number of communications lo Congress primarily the State of the Union message White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger said that as far as he knew no other member of the staff was planning to leave in the forseeable future Salinger said neither Soren sen nor any other members of the Kennedy staff were under Washington during The canal treaty existing matter the break is the chief WASHINGTON AP The Johnson administration was re ported pleased Wednesday with the agreement for ending the crisis in USPanamanian rela tions heaviest 24hour fall for any January on record Washington DC 9 inches heaviest in more than five years Truckers meet to decide on new pact CHICAGO of overtheroad trucking interany issue Panama wants to ests meet Wednesday to decideraiseTnat clearly includes de Panama had taken the posi tion that relations could be re sumed only when the United States had agreed to revision of the treaty Chiari was mak ing demands that the United Informants in Washington said a copy of the OAS commu any pledge or obligation not to write about the late chief execu tive Early in the Kennedy admin istration Salinger announced that members of the staff were being asked to sign a promise that they would neither sell nor tell details of staff relationships or the socalled inside story of life at the White House with Kennedy This however was reconsid ered and not enforced and Sal inger said thai as far us he was oncerned he felt no such pledge now existed Salinger said he did not know successor Guide set for remap amendments to the state Constitution which have been major stumbling blocks in preventing reappor tionment in the past The court said these amendments will hence forth be inoperative except in filling vacancies in the present legislature before the special session is held The 1904 amendment set up the basic apportion ment of the present legislature 50 senators elected from populationbased districts plus a House of not more than 108 members with at least one from each county and an additional member from the nine larg est population counties The 1928 amendment provided that no county may have more than one senator Presumably under the present law a special ses sion would have to complete its temporary apportion ment plan in time to go into effect before March 28 That is the deadline for candidates to file for the June primary election Hughes said he would invite Lt Gov William Mooty Sen Robert Rigler RNew Hampton Sen Andrew Frommelt DDubuque Speaker of the House Robert RWebster City Reps John Mo wry RMarshalltown John Camp RBryant and Ray Eveland DKeiley to the Friday conference plus perhaps a few others This group would include the Senate and House majority and minority leaders of the 1963 session The 1961 and 1963 legislatures passed a constitutional amend ment the Gener al Assembly but voters last ec 3 defeated the plan The Federal Court acted on a suit brought by two officials of the Iowa Federation of Labor AFLCIO The officials Charles L Davis federation president and Arthur Lewis secretary treasvirer had asked that the legislature be apportioned strictly on population The courtheld last year that present apportionment and the proposed reapportionmenfc were invidiously discriminatory to urban residents The three D Van Oosterhout of Orange City Roy L Stephenson of Des Moines and Edward J McMa nus of Cedar the plaintiffs cannot be expected to wait for relief from invidious discrimination until such consti tutional changes can be accom plished Under Iowa law to amend the Applauded criticized DES MOINES Iff The U S District Courts ruling that the Iowa Legislature must reapportion itself temporarily in a manner meeting federal constitutional standards in time for the 1964 elections was both applauded and criticized Wednes day The decision was hailed by Gov Harold Hughes and Atty Gen Evan Hultman as a good one a victory for the people of Iowa and upholding the principle of reapportionment by leg islative action But Speaker of the House Robert Naden RWebster City said he believes the decision should be appealed to the US Su preme Court He said the court was rewriting the Iowa Con stitution in regard to reapportionment Arthur Lewis secretarytreasurer of the AFLCIO one of two labor officials who filed the reapportionment suit said We are very happy for the people of Iowa that have been malapporHorted for so long Sen DavidShaff RClinton chief sponsor of the reappor tionmenf planrejected by the voters Dec 3 said it sounds for the legislature to follow the courts ruling But he wanted to read the decision to deter mine just what they say we can do before making any fur ther statement Sen Andrew Frommelt DDubuque Democratic leader in the Senate said he was delighted with the court decision In theHouse Majority Leader Rep John Mowry RMar shallfownsaid the decision was a surprise to him Iowa Republican chairman Robert Ray Des Moines ex pressed surprise at the decision We expected the court would go a long way but we had no idea it would go this far Its changed whole constitution Proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of Iowa governing apportionment joi the General Assembly deeni Icd to be necessary shall be sub i milled DES MOINES in the cation courts language are the guidejn view of the time consumed lines set by a threejudge Fedjn adopting constitutional to the people for ratifi as rapidly as possible nique received said nothing about formal discussions be tween the two sides but that they had agreed to begin dis cussions ters of on any USPanama all existing mat nature affectin relations President Johnson himselfstatcs virtually abandon the worked on final instructions to the US negotiator in Panama diplomat Edwin M Martin during the midnight hours after a White House dinner for Presi dent Antonio Segni of Italy Administration officials said the essence of the agreement KO far as the United Stales is concerned is that the United States will discuss with Panama canal but diplomats here un derstood his real position was that Panama should get a sub stantial increase in the annual payment voice in canal whether to sign a nationwide contract with the Teamsters Un ion It all depends on what develops in our Policy Commit tee meeting C G Zwingle leader of the employer negotiat ing team said Tuesday night North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Thursday Highs Thursday in upper 20s details on page of the operation and a of the mands for revision of the treaty by which the United States ex ercises absolute control of the Panama Canal Zone The United States is not com mitted however to revise the treaty What it may eventually do in this respect will depend on how the discussions go The break in the crisis came Johnson and Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk took a count er position that the United States would not negotiate un der duress and would not yield its control of the canal The ac cord finally reached appeared to officials here on first read At the outset of I he OAS sponsored talks Sunday Pana ma had insisted that resumption of diplomatic relations hould be preceded by a strong US dec laralion of intent to review the 1903 treaty that gives the Unit cd Stales perpetual sovereignty over the Canal Zone The Unit cd Statcs reportedly balked a making such a pledge pressure to remedyjamendments under present reapportionI o w a constitutional require ments there is justification for One house of the General delay in proposing constitution Assembly shall be amendments pending further eral Court panel Iowas legislative ment problem on a population basis direction from the Supreme Constitution requires passage of the amendment by successive of the legislature and then be submitted to a vote of the people The legislature meets every two years The present General Assem bly has the power to and is the appropriate body to provide for interim reapportionment which meets federal constitutional standards the court ruled Any a popCourt of the United States which jf ulation basis in the other house may be forthcoming in decisionsjt provision Oncrative with chall hr nn a rational hasis jregarding apportionment now r ftv r e f respec to the 1964 election for members of the General Assem shall be on a rational Extreme departures from a submission to that court vould be named for Sorensen Inside The Globe HISTOPLASMOSIS hit 30 per cent of city young ulation basis such as now m the General Assembly or proposed under the Shaffi Reapportionment is a legisjbiy which mcets in regliar ses e responsibility We Plan which was not be justified I no reason to believe that haveision in 1965 thoscl The court safd it would not rejected eanjconcecncc WJU not excrcisc theirjirnpose at this time an appor 1 tionment plan provided the leg A new apportionment plan various responsibilities prompt in accordance with these stand ly Judicial intervention is high ards shall be enacled by a spely undesirable We will not in cial session of the legislature terfere unless compelled to do which will govern the by failure of the legislature lion of the General Assemblyto adopt an apportionment plan commencing with its regularin accordance with the fore islature sonable session in 1965 sters Page 13 ST ANSGAR jers hold Page 21 with unexpected speed Tuesday some of the Late best informed official here ex ing to be an Panama of the acceptance first point by Panama is not expected to call on the United States to get out of the Canal Zone which cuts the strategic LatinAmeri can country in half Solis has made clear that Panama is not 100 record VFW zoning going back to council Page 33 POST Office years under SARATOGA Survives 107 Page 35 of interested in running the the US position that there would be no discussion of basic canal zone issues until peace was restored Beyond that he United States agreed to listen to any and all demands which Pana ma may make for vvcaty re can al He stressed however that tiis government will seek to re duce the boundaries of the zone which is 10 miles wide and ex tends 36 miles from the Carib bean to the Pacific Editorials Society news 6789 Clear Lake news Sports News Comics Latest markets Mason City news North Iowa news Transit timetable 1718 2122 26 32 3233 35 38 i going guidelines Classified pages 383 GIFT FROM U S BELGRADE UPI U S Panama also is expected tojchargc dAffairs Eric Kocher seek an increase in the milhas presented 25 prcfabricated vision or on any other issue ilion the United Statcs pays to Skopje a Yugoslav peeled that the government ofjbiit did not commit itself to ncjnuallv for 11SC Of lhc flattened by an earthquake Panamanian President Roberto gotiatc on nny question lcav Chic ri would force a total rup ture in diplomatic relations and a closing of the US Embassy is convened with rea r imptness and action taken for reapportionment in accordance with the g e n e r al guidelines the panel set out The three judges ruled that ne house should be apportioned TI a population basis and that my departure from a popula ion basis in the other hous hould be on a rational basis Extreme departures from a population basis such as now exist in the General Assembly or as were proposed under the Shaff Plan that was rejected can not be justified the court said The Iowa Legislature is now made up of 103 House members from each of the 99 coun ties and one additional from the nine most populous REMAP Please turn to 2 AP Pholofax ug that dccirion to be lasl ycar The housing units Army uig uiiiu UUL1MUJ1 ill lje jllHUUj iwuiu ciaocmuiirii uv u o 111111 during the prospective disadvanccmcnt for Panamanians engineers helping to rebuild the cussion in the Canal Zone Company Macedonian capital CRUNCH A tooth goes flying from the mouth of an unidentified girl as she is jammed in the door way at a TV studio in London Some 2000 youngsters turned out in response to an appeal for goodlooking Mods to dance in t popular music pro gram Usually GO turn up for the auditions but some how this one got out of hand SAME DATE1H3   

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