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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 16, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper for th The newspaper that mokes all North lowans MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 ind United Prttt Inttrnitlonil rul MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY U 1964 10n a Paper Consists of Two No 292 Astronaut Glenn quits Problems of remap eyed DES MOINES is the deadline for candi legislative leaders and dates to fie for lhe Junc Pri state officials rushing to rn ary Lection We can adopt a temporary LBJ to cut missile spending ward a federal plan said Hep dered special session were looking Thursday for ways around some booby traps that might derail their re apportionment drive Gov Harold Hughes may set late February as the time for the lawmakers to reconvene Looming large in their delib erations were these questions all fra ijht with possible politi cal dynamite Does Gov Harold Hughes have the power to veto any re apportionment plan the legisla ture passes if he doesnt like it Is the legislature barred by a section of the Iowa Constitu tion left undisturbed by the court decision from splitting up into districts any county entitlec to more than one legislator ii either house What happens to the 2 holdover senators elected ii 1D62 for fouryear terms Som sources think their terms wil end in 1964 How can a temporary plan of reapportionment passed by the special session legally be Villiam Dcnman DDes Moines but it will be highly illegal for s to put it into effect because ve have no power to do so un der the Constitution The only way it can be done s for us to adopt a plan and or the court to order it into ef ect But Dcnman who helped with he law suit that led to the fed eral court decision said he was lappy with ruling He called it lhe most momentous decision in the history of the state of Iowa more farreaching than any I had dreamed He said he was prepared to introduce a plan following the courts guidelines to give the WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson is asking Con gress lo cut spending on mis siles and ships by more than a billion dollars and to increase spending on planes by mil lion This was revealed Wednesday when the Defense Department sent Congress its authorization request for the 1965 fiscal year The request included billion for procurement of mis siles ships and planes Last year Congress appropriated billion for procurement Rep Carl Vinson DGa chairman of the House Armed Services Committee that must consider the request said 1 am not disturbed at all by the requested cut in procurement spending We will see what the justifi cation is when the hearings be gin he continued Vinson said the committee would begin its hearings on Jan 27 Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara is sched uled as the first witness The authorization bill actual ly totaled billion the largest authorization ever sent to Congress by the Defense De partment But Vinson pointed out that this figure included an authori zation of billion for re search and development In the past Congress has not included research and development in the annual military authoriza tion bill The departments authoriza tion request presages even deeper cuts in the military pro curement program Congress usually appropriates less mon ey than it authorizes The timing of the authoriza tion bill came as a surprise be cause it preceded the scheduled date for President Johnsons budget message by almost a week May call solons in three weeks DES MOINES If Gov Harold H u g h e s indicated Thursday that he might call a special session of the legisla ture to reapportion itself in about three weeks Hughes told newsmen it would take about that long to fill vacan cies in the House and to make other arrangements needed for a special session REMAP Please turn to page 2 Atlanta hit by fourth snow in year ATLANTA Another win er storm brought snow and ice o the central portion of the Southeast Thursday it was the fourth snow storm of the winter in a region where snow once a year is the rule The snow and freezing 4 tots die in blaze COUNCIL BLUFFS AP our small boys suffocated Wednesday night when fire ilied their small home with smoke whilp their mother was at a neighbors making a tele phone call Mrs Eileen Allen 23 re turned to find the living room n flames and was able to save only one of her five children Pronounced dead of asphyx iation at Mercy Hospital were Erwin 5 Richard 4 Donald 2Vz and Paul Allen On finding the storyandahalf house ablaze Mrs Allen ran to the home of another neighbor James Flynn for help Flynn rain broke down a door and they moved across the region frombrought out 5monthsold Billy the Southwest The storm dewho was sleeping in the living veloped over the northwest Gulf is following a earlier winter of Mexico and pattern set by storms The Weather Bureau issued a critical weather warning in cluding a wide area from parts tion of southwest and central Texas through east central and north implemented in the absence ofjeast Texas southeast Oklaho room But they were unable to reach the upstairs floor where the other hildren were Mrs Allen and the baby suf fered smoke inhalation and were hospitalized in fair condi Arabs set up joint arms force Expected to go into politics Report says he seeks office HOUSTON UPI U S tsenior astronaut John H Glenn Jr giving up his first love Thursday resigned from the na tions space program to run for the U S Senate from his native state of Ohio The National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA said the 42yearold spaceman today requested to be relieved of his assignment with the space agency and its billion program to land men on the moon before the end ofthe de cade CAIRO AP The R Gilruth director rab summit conference has of NASA s manned spacecraft greed to set up ajoint mili ary command in an effort to lead off Israels diversion of ordan River waters In a remarkable display of nity the often feuding lead rs of 100 million Arabs voted Wednesday night to establish a run for the seat now held by military committee with adjSen Stephen Young of Ohio ninistrative and financial pos1 Glenn is expected to fly to ibilities as well as permanent Columbus Ohioi to formally an leadquarters and all that these nounce his candidacy Glenn a slender Marina Lieutenant Colonel with flashing center at The request has been granted The announcement contained no mention of Glenns plans for the immediate future However top Democratic sources said the astronaut will seat entail a spokesman said Foreign ministers of the na tions were to meet Thursday to put the conference resolution in blue eyes and a broad grin The military and financial commit tees also meet Thursday to dis cuss the new command A final summit session to ap vaulted into the history books 1962 when he rode a silvery Atlas Arableaguesas a national hero Feb 20 any constitutional authority for the legislature to pass such a plan The question of the Democrat ic governors veto power could bring on a headoti collision be tween Hughes and Republican Ally Gen Evan Htiltman who are expected to be opposing can didates for governor in the gen eral election next November The other questions could pro ducc hassles that might delay implementation of a reappor lionment plan beyond March 28 ma southern Arkansas north ern Louisiana portions of Mis sissippi Alabama Georgia and southern Tennessee North Iowa Weather outlook Generally fair Thursday night and Friday Lows Thurs day night around 20 Warmer Friday highs 3540 Weather details on page Fireman Richard Foster also suffered from smokr and was taken tothe hospital Mrs Allens husband was tak en only last week to the Iowa Penitentiary at Fort Madison to serve a sevenyear term for for gery police said SIGN MAKER GOOFED OR DID HE to make it more realistic the photographer got a helper to hold up the head of a deer but remain out of the picture Common on the highways are Deer Crossing signs where the fleetfooted animals may be found But this Dear Crossing sign went up to Photnfax protect twolegged dears on their way to school In action is patrol boy Bob Kersten 11 who has good reason to protect the other children because they are his sister Terry 5 and brother John 8 They are children of Dr and Mrs John Kersten of Fort Dodge Soggy snow hits Dallas DALLAS UPJ A sneak recordsmashing snow storm with soggy flakes the size of powder puffs cre ated a rare winter wonderland in north Texas Thurs day piling up snow up to 14 inches in some places clos ing schools and causing hundreds of traffic accidents The snowfall in Dallas was the heaviest since the weather bureau was established in 1913 At midmorn ing 72 inches had fallen and it was still snowing The previous record was 71 inches in January 1917 Texans unaccustomed to driving on icy roads plugged along at a snails pace Some roads were 5m passable Most schools closed Heavy snow fell in the DallasFortWorth area where the temperature hovered around the 32degree mark The small 3 North lowans picked on new Hughes panel Three North lowans were named Thursday on Governor iarold E Hughes 92membprangry Legislative Interim Corn Commission on State and Local millee changed its mind Thurs Interim committee to hear report from penal expert rocket into the skies from Cape Canaveral now Cape Kennedy and made Americas prove the resolution was pectcd Thursday night Though the spokesman said Arab leaders had agreed on a positive solution of the prob lem raised by Israels irrigation project it still was generally doubted they anticipate war with Israel soon The spokesman would give no details of the new command and declined to say whether all Arab states would participate The spokesman said the agreement did not specify the exjmanned orbital voyage first around area in which Arab forces might operate and did not limit thr command to any specific task He would not say whether troops of one nation would be Glenn encircled the three times andAiespitea mal function which at one point indi cated he might face a flaming death in earths atmosphere he brought his Friendship 7 Mercury capsule into a dead eye landing in the Atlantic Ocean Glenn had sought a role as a working who would make still more trips into recent months But he could not get a solid promise stationed in the territory of an other He said no site had been selected for the commands headquarters This would be the first joint DES MOINES AP An overnment They are in Iowa Elmer Luscomb Uason City Cerro Gordo Coun y supervisor Vince Steffen Jew Hampton state represen ative and Mrs L William Swanson Mason City member of the Mason City Board of Ed ucation The commission is dedicated to finding and furthering better relationships between state and local government and between the various jurisdictions of local government said Gov Hughes in making the appointments Inside on the Interim Com cxchanged political day and invited one of two pe nologists who studied Iowas prison system to report to it The committee voted to have Dr Garrett Heyns director of institutions for the State of Washington appear an hour be fore his scheduled 2 pm meet ing with Gov Harold Hughes and nesvsmen Thursday Last week the committee de ided against having Hcyns and lyrl Alexander of Carbondale II the prison expert ap vote to subpoena a controversial licans transcript of a conversation bemittec twecn the penologists and the charges State Board of Control I Scn Joc Coleman DClare Hughes later made public thejsaid Republicans were ranscript and had copies sent tempting to discredit the govcr hay for from space agency officials This was believed to have played a major part in his de cision to quit the program command of the entire Arab world airo embassies about the Arab to Interim Committee members jnor and make The Globe ty of Aledo west of Fort Worth reported 14 inches Fort Worth was closed to traf fic except for heavy trucks and Automobile accidents were of snow on the ground andcars with chains more falling A 200 foot section of a roof over a loading dock at a Fort Worth bottling plant collapsed under the weight of snow Dam age was estimated at There were no injuries Snow also caused a section of roof to collapse at the Hunt Planing Mill in Fort Worth About 200 cars were stalled between Forf Worth and Weath erford and many of them were abandoned SUtt Highway 377 west of counted by the hundreds but most were minor In one i stance two young good Samari tans Fred Coston and Barry Austin of Dallas cruised in a jeep and estimated they helped 60 stranded motorists They re fused to accept any payment The surprise snowstorm brought out the merrymakers Giant snowmen were built in the middle of intersections by pranksters snarling traffic SECTIONAL BOYS cage pairings released Page 11 NORTHWOOD retirement home adds wing Page 13 NORTHWESTERN State using computer Page 15 Editorials Society news 5 Cub Gazette Sports news 111 North Iowa news Latest markets Mason City Transit timetable Classified pages Clear Lake news 1 1 181 20 A formal report on the Heyns Alexander study earlier had been released Sen Robert Rig ler RNew Hampton a mem ber of the Interim Committee called it a whitewash The governor said Riglers charge was poppycock During Thursdays stormy icar But the committee didsession Democrats and Repubjcommittee the Republican party Sen George OMslley DDes Moines said somebody put hi foot in his mouth by talking about a rigged report and now he is trying to get off the hook Rigler made the have Heyns appear motion to before the 200 days free New care plan submitted Space officials were reluctant to grant such a promise on two age he will be 43 July and the fact that he already is a national hero and not a man to be risked on rp TT i c t r i another dangerous voyage into The United States and skics made inquiries through their Glenn tendered his resigna tion to Gilruth directly Tha space agency said the accept ance was effective immediately NASA could not say what the astronauts plans were for the immediate future However informed sources in Houston said Glenn has some sort of ballroom all ready in Colum bus Ohio and that he is plan ning to go up there Friday As a final note Gilruth praised Glenn for his out standing contribution to the manned spaceflight program and added I w is h Colonel Glenn and his family every happiness WASHINGTON AP Six Republican senators offered legislation Thursday to provide a publicprivate health care plan for the aged that they described as the most comprehensive yet presented to Congress One parf would provide 45 days of hospital care up to 180 days of skilled nursing home care or more than 200 days of home health care following treatment in ahospitnl for all persons 65 or over This would he financed by an increase of M to 1 per cent in the Social Security pay roll tax to be deposited in a separate health fund The other part of the pro gram would create a national federally chartered association of private insurance and group service companies which would authorize a standard medical surgical policy for those over 65 By enabling private insurance firms lo pool their risks a standard policy could be made available at a cost of about a week sponsors estimated Sen Jacob K Javils RNY chief spokesman for the spon sors of the measure called it the program with the best chance of becoming law in 1964 It is based on the recom mendationof the National Committee on Health Care of the Aged which submitted its findings to the late President John F Kennedy on Nov 14 The American Metlical Asso ciation opposed and Congress stymied Kennedys program to provide Tiospital nursing and outpatient care for the elderly by boosting the Social Security tax on employer and employe A of 1 per cent The House Ways and Means Committee is to resume hear ings on the administration bill Monday Wednesday President Johnson reaffirmed his support for the measure and predicted it is goiag to be the law of the land 1
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