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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Doily Newspaper EdlUd for The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full Ixase Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 4 1964 UOc a Paper Consists ot Two One No Ml inch snow hits Texas Bakers meat racket He collected both ways WASHINGTON G Bobby Baker collected cut from both buyer and seller in a deal he promoted involving import of meat from Haiti Senate investigators disclosed Tuesday This and more details of the business dealings of Baker former secretary to Senate Democrats were disclosed in sworn testimony to the Senate Rules Committee released Thomas D Webb Jr local representative of the wealthy Texas Murchison interests testified that Baker made about on the meat deal in 1962 ana another in 1963 Francis E La w Webbs partner as a manufacturers representative testified that Eaker is some behind in the profits of the complex meat deal with the Webb Law partnership Law also testified that Baker bowed out of a real estate firm in which he was to have been a stockholder when the group incorporated four or five months ago Law said Baker voluntarily suggested that he felt due to publicity he had been getting that he would not be of any help in participating in any new corporation we were going to form Webb described Baker as more or less tlie finder in the meat deal on which he said we were just lucky It fell into New political platform Our Mrs Luce cuts loose CLARE BOOTHE LUCE NEW YORK AP Clare Boothc Luce look dead aim at the 1964 crop of presidential candidates Tuesday and unleash ed a platform to end presidential platforms It was strictly tongue in check dagger in check The former Republican con gresswoman and one time am bassador to Italy said in an in terview Id enter the New Hampshire primary in a min ute if I had a campaign man ager an organization and a po litical base Ive certainly got the program The program I am for the 35 hour week without any increase in labor costs I favor a college education for everyone regardless of race creed or pre entrance intelli gence quotas I am for lifting everyone off the social bottom In fact I am for doing away with the social bottom altogether I am for victory in Viet Nam without any increase in US casualties or expenditures I am also for neutralization of Viet Nam as soon as Gen de Gaulle apologizes for having suggested it I am for raising living stand ards of the world by deep and judicious pruning of US aid I am for licking the stuffing out of Khrushchev while relax ing USUSSR tensions I am for supporting the Eu ropean Common Market as an outlet for more American chick ens and British agricultural products I am for doing away with all military juntas except those we bring into power I am for the independence and sovereignty of the young immature African nations and the abandonment of the inde pendence and sovereignty of all the old mature European na tions 1 am for a vigorous two party system in which my party will control the White House all the governorships and over 75 per cent of Congress Did Mrs Luce think the presi dential race could afford anoth er woman candidate Actually I nominated Sen Margaret Chase Smith for vice president in 1952 if you remem ber and Id be delighted to vote for ier if she is nominated the blonde playwrightauthor said Sevenioot drifts rise AMARILLO Tex UP A blinding blizzardlike snowstorm isolated many Texas and New Mexico com munities causingat least three deaths and whipping up drifts as deep as seven feet The snow mixed in some spots with hard rains covered much of Oklahoma and eastern New Mexico and knifed deep into west central Texas Nearblizzard conditions prevailed over most of the Texas Panhandle with 22 inches of snow at Bor ger and 14 inches at Spearman Only a few vehicles were able to negotiate US Highway 66 west of rillo The Texas Highway On Tex C Douglas Smith Mississippi Negroes in riot our lap Law explained that the ar rangement was for providing an outlet for the Port Au Prince slaughterhouse built by the Murchison interests in associa tion with Allen Co of New York He said it first involved a Puerto Rican named Lopez meat distributor NASA boss pleads for space fund WASHINGTON UPI Na tional Space Chief James E Webb told Congress Tuesday ii it does not provide the full S53 billion space budget asked by President Johnson for 19G4 65 it will not be possible to lam an American on the moon in this decade Webb said a million cu by Congress in space money las year caused major delays bu there is still a fighting chance to put a man on the moon by 1970 That was the goal estab iished by President Kennedy and now embraced by Presi dent Johnson Webb testified at the opening of hearings on that space auth orization bill before the House Space Committee The administrator of said his agency also needs JSH1 million supplemental ap Law said Baker and a man named Benitez described as the then Democratic National Com mitteeman from Puerto Rico put Lopez in touch with Webb Law Jose A Benilez was in 1961 Democratic state chairman for Puerto Rico Law testified that Lopez of fered to pay a finders fee or commission of a pennyapound on meat from the Port Au Prince plant Half went to Webb Law and half to Bcnitcz for the current fiscalj his wife who split their half vcar BUCKSHOT VICTIMS A Jackson State College student and a high school youth were hit with buckshot blasts usedby police to quell a demonstration Photofax at Jackson Miss Students of the col lege staged two demonstrations pro testing a coed being struck by a white motorist at a school crossing vith Baker In another development Sen Albert Gore DTenn called for a broadening of the Baker in vestigation to include investiga tion of possible conflict of in terest among all senate em ployes The S53 billion is for the fiscal year beginning July 1 If we do not receive the funds which the President has requested there is nothing left to sacrifice except the national goal itself Webb said with ref erence to the manonthemoon objective by 1970 Secret Navy satellite to monitor suns rays WASHINGTON AP The Navy in its announccmcn WASHINGTON UPI The House Agriculture Committee n a surprise move dealt a blow OUR WIRE SERVICES Navy disclosed Tuesday it has secretly launched a satellite to monitor solar X rays and trans mit the information to 15 na tions during this period called the years of the quiet sun didnt give details on the size o the spacecraft or when it was launched but indicated it was put into orbit riding piggyback on some other satellite Already the Navy scientist reported the satellite has de The satellite may helo in tcrmined that the sun is fas c approaching its minimum o activity in its 11year cycle o sunspot activity This period of relative calm should last about two years thus the 19641965 period wa given the scientific designatio of the international years of th quiet sun The Navy noted that the spacecraft is the latest in a se ries of Navy solarmonitorin satellites Three others wer launched in 1960 1961 and 196 respectively but the Navy sai the newcomer is now the onl active solar monitor in orbit eventual development of a sys tem for predicting storms on the sun which bedevil some ra dio communications on earth and pose a threat to manned space flight North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair Tuesday Turn ing cloudy and cooler Wednes day Highs Wednesday in Wtathtr detailt on 2 POLICE AT police resorted to riot equipment to put down two demonstrations on Jackson State College Negro campus Jackson Miss Photofax Three students were hit with buckshot as police lobbed teargas and fired shot guns to break up the impromptu dem onstrations Kill LBJ plan for poverty food stamps Hughes Salary hikes are must iiesday to President Johnsons ntipovcrty program by killing egislation to set up a nation vide food stamp plan Food stamps would have been distributed to needy under the program in an effort to improve diets Such a plan currently is n operation on an experimental basis in 43 areas The Agriculture Committee y a 1914 vote tabled legisla tion to set it up on a nationwide basis Alcohol drugs killed Alan Ladd PALM SPRINGS Calif UPI death of film star Alan Ladd was confirmed Monday to have been accidental attributed high DES MOINES Gov Harold Hughes said Tuesday the mid term budget hearings he began Monday showed him that sal ary increases for key person nel in some state departments s an absolute necessity Hughes recommended allocat ng a year for such in creases but the general as sembly turned him down last year to a level combination of alcohol of a and three drugs acting on his nervous sys tern a lack of knowledge and co ordination Hughes said he thinks an agency should be set up in Iowa specifically to handle in formation about federal funds and make this information available to state departments Some progress such as aid to the aged education and work by the Health Department are floundering in Iowa because the state is not taking advant This is showing up now as aSe federal funds he said Nobody knows just how much federal money is avail able Hughes said we try to hire a state health commissioner and in being able to keep qualified technical per sonnel in such agencies as the State Department of Public In struction Hughes told his news conference Iowa also needs an agency o coordinate information on avail ability of federal funds to state departments Hughes said The governor said there are numerous fields in which feder al money is available but which Iowa is not tapping because of BULLETIN BIRMINGHAM Ala UPI football coach Paul Bryant and the Curtis Pub lishing Company Tuesday agreed to settle his mil lion libel suit against the Sat urday Evening Post out of court for Police use shotguns in march JACKSON Miss AP A traffic injuryto a Negro pedes trian has touched off this Mis sissippi capital citys first racial demonstrations in more than six months Police used tear gas and warning blasts from shotguns to break up a protest Monday night involving about 1000 Ne groes many of them high school and college students Earlier officers had quelled a protest march by barking com mands to disperse through bull horns Three Negroes received treat ment for superficial buckshot wounds following the second flareup on the campus of Jack son State College a state sup ported allNegro institution Last summer more than 1000 Negroes were arrested during a month of demonstrations cli maxed by the assassination of a Negro eader Mamie Balard 20 of Flora Miss a Jackson State coed suf fered a fractured leg late Mon day when she was struck by a car while crossing Lynch Street a busy thoroughfare which cuts through the campus Witnesses said the driver was a white Officers said later they hac arrested the motorist who wa icketed for failure to yield to i pedestrian Police declined to dcntify the motorist Small groups of students be an to protest speeding on Lynch Street which has a 35 mile an hour speed limit As th crowd grew they began march mg in the street shouting am iinging freedom songs Many went to a college ba ketball game After the game the demonstration startc again Inside The Globe COUNCIL clears way fo new nursing home Page 15 Editorials Clear Lake news Society news 8 Sports news North Iowa news Latest markets Mason City news 14 Comics Farm nexjs Transit timetable Classified pages 18 Patrol urged all residents not to attempt travel A Greyhound bus skidded off US 66 Monday night but all 26 passengers were safe The driv er kept the motor and heaters running until towing units could arrive by daylight from nearby San Jon NM Thousands of stranded travel ers jammed hotels and motels in the areas Around Amarillo heart of the Texas Panhandle farmers anc ranchers were jubilant at pros pect of another day of the howl ing weather They called it j milliondollar snow and sale the spring wheat crops woulc benefit tremendously A wheat farmer from Perry said the snow was moist and best kind All we need is more of it Amarillos major arteries to Oklahoma New Mexico Colora do and the interior of Texas were closed by midnight The airport closed Monday after noon with visibility of less than oneeighth of a mile Most eastern New Mexico and Texas roads were branded as dangerous by Monday evening Roadblocks were set up in some communities to advise motor ists to stop Heavy snow was reported at Muieshoe Pampa Hereford Dumas and Lubbock in Texas and at Tucumcari Clovis and Santa Rosa in New Mexico MRS is a recent picture of Mrs Lea H Oswald and her daughter Rachel three months Wont reveal testimony of Lee Oswalds widow WASHINGTON ecretly given AP The testimony of VIrs Marina Oswald on events preceding the assassination of resident John F Kennedy may not be released in your ifetime Chief Justice Earl Warren has disclosed sassinated Kennedy dealt with Oswalds movements in activity and the United States after he brought his bride here This was reported by the commissions general counsel J Lee Rankin during a break Warren said the presidentialjin the laborious testimonytak ing through a State Department interpreter Mrs Oswald told us some things we hadnt heard some new things new evi dence Rankin told question ers He said she was a very cooperative witness Warren declined to confirm Rankins reference to new evi dence when reporters inter cepled him leaving the com missions offices later I would not comment on a witness testi mony in the middle of it the chief justice said nvestigating commission which ie heads will issue a statement it finishes questioning its first witness the slim and pretty wid ow of Lee Harvey Oswald She went before the commis sion again Tuesday I dont know how newsworthy the com missions statement will be Warren told reporters He added that if it contains information affecting national security it may be suppressed for decades I say that seriously This suggested that the com mission intends to explore as thoroughly as possible through Mrs Oswald and other witness es delicate subjects such as Oswalds 1959 visit to Russia his unsuccessful efforts to de fect to the Soviet Union and his attempts on a Mexican visit last September to oblain visas for Russia or Cuba But Mondays daylong quej lioning of the Russianborn 22 yearold Mrs be lieves her Marxist husband as I SAME DATE1HJM Black In 21 1   

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