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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1964, Mason City, Iowa y Britt Garner give wets a victory in Hancock By CHARLES W WALK North Newt Director GARNER Heavy support in Britt and Garner gave wets a victory in the reverse option liquor election in Hancock County Tuesday The final vote found 1966 sup porting liquorbylhedrink and 1429 opposing it The total vote of 3395 was more than the vote on the December rcappor tiorimcnt plan and only 638 less than the vote in the 1962 general election Britt supported liquorbythe drink by a vole of 529 to 267 Garner supported it 458 to 172 The wot majority in those hvo towns was 548 compared to 537 for the entire county Nine out of the 16 precincts in the county supported the present liquor situation The precinct with the highest percentage of voters favoring liquorbylhe drink was Garfield which in cludes the town of Duncan That precinct supported iquorbylhe drink by a vote of 11813 Greatest opposition to liquor came from Amsterdam precinct which includes Kanawha That precinct voted against the cur rent situation 198107 Magor precinct which includes Cor with also opposed liquor by a vote of 10373 This was the 18th county liqucrbythedrink election held in the state since the law went into effect last July Ten of the elections have been won by the wets and seven were won by the drys The outcome of the election means that new applications for liquor licenses can be accepted in the county No election to try to get rid of liquorbylhedrink can be held in the county for another four years Hancock County presently has three liquor license holders Two are for public clubs one in Corwith the other in The thiid is for a private cub in Garner Major opposition to iquorby thedrink in Hancock County had come from an organicion known as Citizens of Hancock County for Liquor Control The Rev Mr Grover Branson Britt was chairman of the group which had the support of the Hancock County Ministerial Assn Wednesday the Rev Mr Branson indicated he was a little disappointed in the elec tion results He said hat ap parently there wore some Voters who opposed liquorbylhedrink but didnt vote because they felt the wets would win anyway This defeatism hurt the dry cause he said Support for the liquorbylhe drink law came from a group known as Citizens for Progress in This Community The group maintained the present law is better than a host of uncon trolled speakeasys Hancock now joins the follow ing counties in the svct camp Boone Henry Keokuk Story Van Buren Warren Washing ton Guthrie Clay and Greene Counties which had voted in previous elections were Madi son Lucas Lyon Sioux Ring gold Decatur and Wayne Following is the precinctby precinct vote in the Hancock County election The first num ber indicates the vote favoring Ellington 3956 Madison 4136 Crystal 10366 Bingham 10678 Orthel 5652 Britt 529267 Gar field 11813 Concord 458172 Ell 11M03 Liberty 4941 Erin 55 68 Boone 5670 Magor 73103 Amsterdam 107198 Twin Lake 2340 and Avery 4266 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full IPSSP SVlrei MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 22 1964 10c a Paper Consists of Four One No 297 Ponder link Programs for Interstate are being speeded AMES chief engineer of the State High way Commission says construction of interstate high ways in some Iowa cities is being speeded up to buy a little free time in case we hit a snag L M Clauson said in an interview that the share of interstate funds allocated for freeway construction has been increased for the next three or four years The commission has been following a formula which calls for 27per cent of interstate funds to be spent in cities and 73 per cent in rural areas That formula was adopted by the commission interstate was started Clauson said Doctors say girl 10 to have a child In the next three or four years however about 30 per cent of interstate speeding will be for con struction of city freeways We think it is desireable to speed up urban construction to make sure we get the urban in terstate completed in time Clauson said We can move faster in rural areas lhan we can in cities and we can catch up in rural areas if it gels out of balance One of the problems faced in building interstate highways in urban areas Clauson said is ihat we have to deal with so many property owners The commission plans to step up its construclion schedule in Council Bluffs and in Des Moines Clauson said The formula for allocating in terstate funds is not required by state or federal law and can be changed as the commission de sires Clauson explained It was adopted so that construction in cities and rural areas would be completed at the same lime in Will Senate pursue it WASHINGTON investigating Kob ert G Bakers activities left up in the air Wednesday whether they will pursue testimony of a Baker busi ness associate who said he sold a life insurance policy on Lyndon B Johnson and later gave him a stereo set Issued first in 1957 in the amount of while Johnson was the Senate Democratic leader and increased to in 1961 after Johnson became vice president the policy was written by Don B Reyn olds a local insurance agent Reynolds said his firm lists Baker former secre tary to the Senate Democratic majority as vice presi dent Reynolds told the Senate Rules Committee that in CHICAGO AP Doctors have confirmed that a 10year old girl described by her fourth grade teacher as quiet timkij and small will become a mother in about two weeks The child was placed in care of a foster family at the age of 3 following her mothers death Police said she named a 16 yearold boy a member of the osier family as fatherto OVERTURNS BUS DELIBERATELY An officer checks a Greyhound bus which overturned on a wet highway south of Oxnard Calif injuring a score of passengers The bus was en route from Los Angeles to San Francisco The driver told police he deliberate Photofax Iy turned the bus on its side to keep it from going over an embankment and into the ocean The bus is a twolevel type Driver Anthony Wilson Los An geles is shown in inset at upper right Fulton wants to run for No 2 office WATERLOO AP State The physician who confirmed Sen Robert Fulton 34 of Wa J972 he said The only limitation on where interstate funds are spent Plan ning Engineer Carl Schach said is a slate law which provides that no more than 25 per cent of the Iowa share of interstate funds may be spent in cities and towns teachers suspicions said the girls pregnancy is so innocent that motherhood is incompre hensible He added When I told her she is going to have a baby she asked A real one Shes up there in her room cutting out paper dolls She cries a lot She wonders whats going to happen to her and her baby terloo announced Wednesday he will seek the Democratic nomi nation for lieutenant governoi this year Fulton is the lo announce for first Democrat the post Three The doctor said Catholic char ities will take care of the girl after the babys birth The youngest girl to have giv en birth to a baby who survived was a 5yearold in Peru in 1939 The baby was born by Cacsar ean section Republicans arc seeking the lieutenant governor nomination In announcing his candidacy Fulton said the last two years under Democratic lov Harold Hughes have seen great prog ress in Iowa He said rapidly changing con ditions have forced Iowa into a Hultmcm pushes probe on highway commission DES MOINES W Lcgislaj24 will deal primarily with rc ROBERT FULTON tors at next months special ses sion should investigate opera tions of the Stale Highway Com mission and the Board of Con trol Ally Gen Evan Hultman said Wednesday The attorney general said the special session called for Feb North Iowa Weather outlook Increasing cloudiness and colder Wednesday nightr lews in the teens north to the 20s southeast Thursday snow and much colder with some rain likely south highs north to 30s south Wetthtr details on page I pportionment Since the a tors will not be involved with numerous other issues as they are in a regular session Hult man have a unique opportunity to properly study he budget of he State of Iowa The attorney general said he singled out the Highway Com mission and Board of Control as agencies which definitely should be investigated because joth have problems as shown oy recent developments WELCOME VAL ACCRA Ghana U5VThe Soviet Unions woman astronaut Val cnlina Tercshkova Nikolayev period of transition and a Iru ly cooperative effort is needed from all branches of govern mcnt in bringing continued prog ress to the stale ECONOMIC LIBERAL President Johnson talks at the White House with Sen Paul Douglas DI11 whom he characterized as both frugal and lib eral He said Sen Douglas while a lib eral hates to spend money even for a Photofax lead pencil The President mentioned Douglas in connection with his own campaign to cut costs of running the White House such as trimming the light bill House aide in center is unidentified Rakes gift exchanges WASHINGTON a verbal broadside aimed at the White House Sen John Wil liams RDela said Wednes day he sees no difference be tween public officials accept ing a stereo set a mink or vicuna coat a deep freeze or an Oriental rug The senator issued the acid statement following disclos ures by Senate investigators Tuesday that a stereo was given to then Sen Lyn don B Johnson in 1959 through arrangements made by former Senate Aide Bobby Baker Whenever anyone gives a public official an article of such value he is expecting something in return Wil liams asserted and any public official who accepts such gifts is not so naive as to be unable to recognize that point Williams reference to mink coats and deep freezes appar ently alluded to certain alle gations involving Truman ad ministration officials The oriental rug and vicuna coat were apparent references to charges that led to a Senate investigation of former Presi dent Eisenhowers assistant Sherman Adams Inside Year of decision for our antimissile system WASHINGTON fAP This may be the year of decision for Fulton served in the 1959 Iowa the NikeX antimissile system House He now is in his first if President Johnson and Sec term in the Senate A Wateloo native Fulton re ceived undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Iowa He is a member oi the law firm of Fulton Frerichs and Nutting in Waterloo Fulton is a veteran of two years in the Air Force He is married and the father of four children clary of Defense Robert S Mc Namara decide to permit pro duction it could mean spending ultimately as much as bil ls1 EW ACTOR YORK DIES Joseph 26 received a tumultuous wclSchildkraul 68 stage and film come from hundreds of people on her arrival Monday for a fourday visit star who won two Academj Awards for supporling roles died Tuesday r For this the budget providcsimara and Dr Harold Brown more than the million althe Pentagons research and en otted last year lo sart devclgincering director pment of the NikeX and to Kennedy their ontmuD testing the companion doubts August when hc tod officials discussing ion Defense the new military budget said we are not far enough along on NikeX to make any deci sion for procurement or de ployment of the antimissile sys tem But they said it is possible that decision can bevrnade pro or con during calendar 1964 Meanwhile work on the Nike X will go forward on a priority basis Vike Zeus antimissile It was only a year ago that he late President John F Ken nedy approved the NikeX pro ect and the indications areiycmcj hat progress has been swift We will get some test results in the course of calendar 1964 officials said Informed sources reported aj key element in the NikeX sysi a news conference he thought the problems of developing an effective defense against missile attack is beyond us and be the Soviets technically Johnson has not spoken public ly on this point but it is likely he would abide by the advice given him by McNamara DOG LAW 1959 after obtaining the nsurance he gave a stereo set costing over to Johnson at the suggestion of Baker a former Johnson protege He alsotestified he agreed to over worth of adver tising time on a radiotelevision station in Austin Tex owned by the LEJ Company which is Day ing the insurance premiums Mrs Johnson recently placed icr majority stockholding in he LBJ Company in trust Reynolds testified that he re garded Baker a former South arolinian like himself as someone who could provide him with access to important clients and had paid the former Senate aide about for his help He said he had given Baker for assisting him in ob taining a commission of about in 1960 as broker for a performance bond required of Philadelphia contractor Matt McCloskey who built the Dis trict of Columbia Stadium McCloskey who recently re signed as ambassador o Ire land was treasurer of the Dem ocratic National Committee at the time He plans to handle Democratic campaign fund rais ing activities Reynolds testified he also paid to William McLeod chief clerk of Ihe House District Com mittee in connection with the same transaclion Informed that McLcod maintained the pay ment was for legal services in South Carolina Reynolds said this was not so Reynolds testimony given at closed hearings Jan 9 and Jan 17 was made public by the committee Tuesday The committee is investigat ing whether Baker who re signed his Sli600 Senate job under fire Oct 7 engaged in outside business dealings that conflicted with his official duties jor involved other improprieties North Iowa news 67i Reynolds told the committee Editorials 10that he bought the advertising Comics 12 time von the Austin station be Society news 141516cailsc he was led to by Sports news Jenkins a top aide to Clear Lake news The Globe CYCLONEDRAKE g r i d i series to end Page 19 REPORT ON NEW view of Catholic Church Page 29 supcrfast missile called ATLANTA House be test fired forjSpccial Judiciary Committee ap the first lime in April or thcrclprovcd a bill Tuesday that would abouts imake it a misdemeanor for The Army will have to ovcrpcople to abandon unwanted come the skepticism of dogs Latest markets 28 Mason City news 2829 Classified pages 3435 German suspended Charged in deaths BONN German Refugee Minislcr Hans Krueger charged with handing down death sentences as a judge in Nazioccupied Poland was sus pended Wednesday Chancellor Liulwig E r h a r d suspended Krucgcr until the charges against Slim arc cleaved up JOHNSON Please turn to page 2
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