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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 23, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Th North Iowas Daily Newspaper EdiUd for ttw e newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 105 Prwi United Intorrutlonul Full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 23 1964 10c a Paper Conslsls of Two No Malaysia war to stop Tax billhurdles major rate obstacles in committee Expect final OK soon LBJ scores big victory WASHINGTON AP The Senate Finance Committee aims to complete work and vote final approval Thursday of the billion tax cut bill De bate by the full Senate would begin next week President Johnson has urged quick passage of the measure saying it will help rocket the economy to record heights this year The committee vaulted a high hurdle Wednesday approving unanimously the rate reduc tions for individuals that had been written in the bill origi nally passed by the House The senators4 made only one change They adopted Presi dent Johnsons proposal to put the new 14 per cent withholding rate into effect as soon as the measure becomes law The House version which contemplated enactment in 1963 would have dropped the withholding rate from 18 per cent to 15 per cent in 1964 and then to 14 per cent in 1965 After it became obvious that reductions could not become legally effective until perhaps March Johnson asked that the twostep drop in the withhold ing rate be junked and the 14 per cent rate be established im mediately The total cut for individuals is estimated at billion when the measure takes full effect The individual rate cuts in the bill would mean a tax cut averaging about 1ft per cent for all taxpayers it would be somewhat more than this for those in the bottom and top brackets less through the mid dle ranges Twothirds of the rate cuts would be effective for 1964 with the reductions made retroac tive to Jan 1 and onethird in 1965 A new range of 14 to 70 per cent would be substituted for the 20 to 91 per cent rates of present law As it passed the House the bill called for overall tax cuts for individuals and corporations totaling billion Congres sional experts said this now had been boosted lo about bil lion by a scries of changes made by the Finance Commit tee Inside The Globe TO TAKE another vote on Hall of Fame Page 11 INTERS T A T E Swine Group meets at North wood Page 13 ADI MORE helpers for city teachers Page North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy with snow be ginning Thursday night continuing Friday Lows Thursday night near 20 Highs Friday 2530 Wtithtr dtttils on Indians in population explosion WASHINGTON AP The phrase vanishing American is out of date For American Indians are experiencing a pop ulation explosion But if you say lo the poor Indian you will be right Most Americans Indians are beset by numbing spiritsapping pover ty But leaders of the National Congress of American Indians cheered at the White House this week when President John son promised to pay special at tention to Indians in his war on pockets of poverty At the Indian Congress head quarters Wednesday executive directoRobert Brunette said there were perhaps 750000 In dians in the country when the white man arrived Over the century the number declined to maybe 150000 But it is now back up to around 650000 Indians are increasing 20 per faster than whites On the reservations condi tions are bad all told Presi dent Johnson noted that unem ployment among Indians is 49 per cent and that the average Indian dies at 42 compared with a national average of 62 What do you eat a report er asked a group of Crow Indi ans from Montana who had donned splendid eagle feathers for the interview Food mostly said Alex LaForge who besides the feath ers had a beautiful necktie with a crow on it Brunette was more detailed If it werent for government surplus food three quarters of our people would starve Trouble is the food runs mostly to corn meal flour rice beans lard and some cheese Mostly starchy A lot of Indians are paunchy but not healthy As for education most Indian kids cannot even get clothes to go to college in let alone mon ey Brunette said What does the Indian need Hes proud and doesnt want handouts Brunette said But he should be able to get credit to develop his land like every other American Now much of it is leased out to nonIndians What about Indians who struck it rich A few of them did Brunette said like some Osages who had oil under their land in Ok lahoma and a handful of Agua Caliente Indians who owned the desert wherr Palm Springs Calif now stands But they are rare exceptions he said worth is Saturn larger than Statue of Liberty CAPE KENNEDY Fla W World leadership in rocket power may be the prize next Monday when the United States plans to launch the Saturn 1 shown above on its first two stage test flight If all goes well the rocket will lift a 37700pound satellite nearly three times heavier than any previous payload The satellite mostly dead Reportedly made on business deals G Bobby Baker claimed to have rolled up million through his extracurricular dealings during nine years as Senate Democratic secretary Senate in vestigators said Thursday The estimate was contained in a statement filed by Baker on Feb 1 1963 with the Fraternity Savings and Loan Association of Baltimore It listed the net worth of the onetime aide to then Senate Majority Leader Lyndon B Johnson as The statement was introduced Thursday at a Senate Rules Committee hearing into Bakers outside interests while holding the key Senate job Lorin H Drennan a General Accounting Of fice investigator introduced the statement as a witness before the committee But he said there were marked inconsistencies in the financial re port Drennan claimed that Baker overstated his assets and understated his liabilities Taking this into account Bakers net worth should have been listed as he said Drennan testified as the Rules Committee probed deeper into Bakers vast financial entangle ments Mother of Year and daughter 19 are slain OAKLAND Calif Mrsjhad been strangled and sexually Bobbys mission success To meet with Indonesia JAKARTA Indonesia US Atty Gen Robert F Kennedys Malaysia mis sion was crowned with suc cess Thursday Indonesia and Malaysia agreed to stop the fighting along their Borneo border and to join the Philippines in a conference of foreign min isters After announcement of the agreement Kennedy flew to Bangkok Thailand for three hours of conferences with Thai straightened out have the assistance airport PoliceY57hey Mary Elizabeth Martin 43 assaulted chosen as Oaklands Mother of the Year and her 19yearold daughter were found dead in their fashionable 12 room home Wednesday night the apparent victims of a sex slayer Police Lt James Bratton said it appeared that both women Mrs Martin and her daugh ter Carolyn were found lying face down sidebyside on the floor bound in a bizarre man Charge reducing drug worthless WASHINGTON wtA federal weight with no scientific value will dwarf the largest payloads orbited by the Russians Sput niks 7 and 8 which weighed 14 292 pounds each The osl American space weighed 10200 pounds The rocket stands 164 feet tall and fully fueled weighs 5G2igr Jury charSed Thursday tons The Statue of Liberty fraudulent and misleading statements were used in na tional advertising of Regimen tablets a reducing drug The Justice Department described the tablets as practically worth less 151 feel and weighs 2275 tons The first stage 215 feet in Editorials Cub Gazette Clear news 7 powcrplant which will generate Society news 8915 million pounds of thrust Sports news 1112 North Iowa news 13 Mason City news 141S Comics 16 Classified pages 1819 4 diameter has an eighltengine VJl 1111 U about 34 million horsepower ncr Another daugher Susan 17 discovered Ihe bodies when she relumed home from school Lt Bralton said Ihere was no sign of forced entry into the home Mrs Martin wife of Dr Frank H Martin an osteopath was chosen Oaklands mother of the year by the Junior Cham ber of Commerce Tier husband was at his office when the bodies were discov ered police said A BUCK FOR 8Sc CHICAGO UPI Liquor store owner Leo Phillips said had to cul the price to 85 cenls Bulletins NAIROBI Kenya New turmoil erupted in East Africa Thursday when units of the Uganda Army mutinied and seized a government min ister Reports reaching Nai robi from neighboring Uganda said troops of the Uganda Rifles had refused to obey orders But there was no pre cise information on what caused the mutiny PIERRE S D South Dakota Senate Thurs day passed the antipoll tax amendment making it the 24th amendment to the U S constitution BALLOONIST BURIED GOP discusses 3 plans for remap D E S MOINES least three different plans of legisla tive reapportionment are being discussed by Republican lead ers for consideration by a spe cial session of the legislature Atty Gen Evan Hultman said five assigned to Polk Counly and two each to Linn Wood bury Scott and Black Hawk counlies The plan calls for each county with 100000 popula tion to have two senators plus one additional for each 50000 population above that figure 2 A Senate elected from 24 fourcounty districts and one threecounty district which would include Polk County Each district would elect two senators at1 a r g c but non Thc plans would provide for a1 metropolitan arras would House of 129 members electedjprotccled by a provision that no Thursday The conferences have been designed to come up with plans for temporary legislative re apportionment to be considered by the special session starling Feb 24 Reports are conflicting JAKARTA Indonesia President Sukarno declared Thursday Indonesia will con tinue its hostile policy against Malaysia Sukarnos remarks only hours after and Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy is sued statements saying there would be a ceasefire along border officials He was to go on to London to give British officials a review of his talks in Asia The attorney general said ha hoped the foreign ministers meeting would lead to a new summit conference of the prin cipals in the Malaysia Indonesian President Sukarno Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman of Malaysia and Phil ippine President Diosdado Mac apagal However some senior diplo mats in Jakarta were not overly ROBERT KENNEDY largely on a population basis It VT TT DaSlS It CONCORD N H UPI would give the 17 counties con funeral services were held here taining a little over half he V V V V I IL O Y when he got no takers on his tne 42yearold grand promotional stunt to sell 800 mother who was killed in silver dollars for 90 cents eachlbaloon race last Saturday Thursday for Mrs Population 61 of the 129 scats 58membcr two senators could be from the same county Ptimistic that another summit conference would produce a fi nal solution to the crisis result ng from federation of the for mer British territories in South east Asia and Sukarnos an nounced determination to smash it Indonesian Foreign Minister Subandrio appearing at a joint news conference with Kennedy said the ceasefire in the unde clared guerrilla war n Borneo probably could be implemented within a week He implied that Indonesian regular army troops would prevent raiders crossing from Indonesian Borneo into the Malaysian jungles of Sabah and Sarawak states There was no immediate com ment from the British Emhas I i i L i o 11 JLj 111 U d ft 3 Leave Senate districts is pledged to defend they arc at present but proMalaysia where it retains vide for election of additional senators atlargc in each con gressional district on a popula Uon basis Expect Feb 7 passage of House rights bill WASHTNmvw TT WASHINGTON AP House passage of a civil rights bill by Feb 7 appeared a strong pos sibility Thursday as the result of a revolt in the House Rules Committee A bipartisan majority of the committee is preparing to seize control and cut off hearings on the bill in tinvc lo get it passed before the House takes its an nual Lincoln birthday recess The revolt is aimed at Chair man Howard W Smith DVa leader of the Southern forces opposing the bill who had planned to continue the hear ings until the end of January Smith headed off any attempt to end the hearings Wednesday by hastily adjourning them for the day while his chief adver saries were absent plotting stra tegy Hep Richard Boiling DMo leader of the forces trying to speed action on the bill said Wednesday night he is pre pared to force a vote on ending the hearings at Thursdays ses sion Boiling is counting on the support of the committees Re publicans in his maneuver There are 10 Democrats and 5 Republicans on the committee but 4 of the Democrats are from the South Pressure on Hie Rules Com mittee to move the bill quickly is coming from bolh Ihe Demo cratic and Republican leaders in the House The Democrats are feeling Ihe heat from Presi dent Johnson and the Republi cans have decided they would he in a better position lo hold Lincoln Day rallies if they had helped pass a civil rights bill bases and several thousand British and Britishhired Curie ha troops are in North Borneo Sukarno ambitious for Indone sia to be the dominant power in Southeast Asia contends that Malaysia is a device to preserve Britains colonial influence SAME   

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