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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             Teamster official points finger at H of fa CHATTANOOGA Tcnn AP Teamsters official testified Wednesday that James R Hoffa told him of plans to try to get to a few scattered jurors in the Teamsters presidents conspira cy trial Edward Grady Partin Baton Rouge La Teamsters officer testified over heated de fense objections at the jury tampering trial of Hoffa and five other mem His was the first testimony linking Hoffa with any alleged juryfixing ef forts so far in the trial now in its third week He called me to his room said Partin business manager of Baton Rouge Local No 5 He told me hed like for me to sticic around a few days He migrn want me to talk to a few people He said they were going to get to one juror and try to get to a few scattered jurors and take a chance Hoffa and the others are ac cused of trying to influence jurors in the 1962 Nashville trial The government won a major victory when US Dist Judge Frank Wilson Wednesday morn ing permitted Parlin to testify The defense stunned by Par tins surprise appearance Tues dayhad sought to block his tes timony on grounds he had been planted illegally in their midst by t h e Justice Department I find the government did not place him in the midst of the defense Judge Wilson said He was knowingly and voluntarily placed there by one of the defendants Parlin had testified Tuesday that Hoffa had invited him to Nashville on the day his 1962 trial began to discuss union business Defense lawyers flew in over night from Washington a lawyer who defended Hoffa in the 1962 trial I knew there was a serious security Jeak among the de fense counsel testified Daniel Maher the lawyer The govern ment he said had seemingly uncanny ability to predict our moves1 He said he once inquired about Partin who said he was in constant contact with de fense lawyers and Justice De partment officials during the 1962 trial But Maher said he was assured by Hoffa and one of his lawyers Hes one of us hes all right North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for tht The newspaper that makes all North I o w a n s neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 103 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lrasn Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 5 1964 UOc a Paper Consists of Four No 309 ma Negroes barred To make smoking safer OK research on subject W A S H I N GTON House agriculture subcommittee recommended unanimously Wed nesday a multimillion dollar federal research program how to make cigaietles safe The crash research program was supported by public health authorities and tobacco state leaders during public hearings on the proposal last month It on Big test for civil rights WASHINGTON final challenge remains Wednesday to House approval of a strong public ac commodations section in the civil rights bill A Republicansponsored amendment that would severely limit its application posed the last threat to a jipcirtisan coalition easily turned back South ern attempts to weaken the section Tuesday Still ahead are fights over oth er sections of the 10part bill but many Negro leaders regarc AP Photofax was introduced after a govern ment report citing the health dangers of cigarette usage We need to clear up many things said Rep Harold Coo Icy DNC sponsor of the proposal and chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Research will do it We are going to see to it that people who enjoy smoking have maxi mum assurances of health Cooley said he docs not chal lenge statistics in the recent Public Health Service PHS report Smoking and Health on which a PHS advisory panel based its conclusion that cigar ette smoking can cause lung cancer A tobacco subcommittee also headed by Cooley sent a resolu tion authorizing the research program to the parent agricul ture committee Cooley said he expected the full committee to report it later this week for im mediate House floor action WINS SCIENCE AWARD Fatso a Chicago lab oratory dog was named Dog Hero of 1963 by Na tional Society for Medical research Rochester N Y Fatso has helped Abbott Laboratories scientists de velop new drugs to control high blood pressure an ailment Fatso also shares Airlift Yanfcs out of Cyprus An re NICOSIA Cyprus AP emergency airlift began moving hundreds of American women and children from this Mediterranean trouble spot Wed nesday as antiAmerican vio lence continued on Cyprus Terrorists bombed the Amer ican Embassy in Nicosia Tues day night slightly injuring a Marine guard then set ablaze Princess Irene ends engagement THE HAGUE Netherlands Ufi already roused by Princess Irenes conversion to Catholicism were buzzing Wed nesday about Queen Julianas announcement that plans for her daughters engagement had fall en through In a broadcast Tuesday night the queen said there had been the happy possibility of an en gagement for Irene 24 but unfortunately we now must tell you that our daughter Irene has informed us this afternoon that this engagement will not take place Our daughter is passing now an extremely difficult time Juliana said asking her people to give the princess the rest which she is needing so much in these circumstances Irenes whereabouts were a mystery two cars owned by US govern ment employes US Ambassador Fraser Wil a American de kins ordered evacuation of 4 Vxl IV II II pendents to Beirut Lebanon nitics explaining he no longer had con fidence in the ability of Greek Jypriot police to keep order Archbishop Makarios the Greek Cypriot president in spected damage to the embassy and denounced the bombing as the work of heinous crim inals The terrorism appeared de signed to demonstrate Greek Cypriot opposition to an Amer icanBritish plan to assign a North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion peace force to enforce the truce between the islands war ring Greek and Turkish com mu the public accommodations pro vision as its heart It would prohibit discrimina tion against Negroes by hotels motels restaurants theaters o other places open to the gen eral public a type of discrim ination that sparked many Ne gro demonstrations last yea and helped generate pressur for a strong bill Southern opponents took shot at cutting down the cover age of the section Tuesday but were badly beaten in an im pressive display of strength and cohesion by Democrats and Re publicans supporting the bill An amendment by Rep Ed win E Willis DLa the South ern floor leader to cover only motels and motels serving most ly interstate travelers was de They attend fireman ball house burns Oilman Turner is dead at 68 BROWNWOOD Tex Fred Turner a multimillionaire oilman whose wife was beaten to death by a burglar four months ago died Tuesday night in a Brownwood hospital of a heart ailment He was 68 North Iowa PRINCESS IRENE Weather outlook Increasing cloudiness Wed nesday night with brief show ers or snow squalls likely lows in the 30s Winds shifting to strong northerly late Wednes day night or Thursday morn ing Weather details on 2 Makarios in effect rejected such a force Tuesday by de manding that it be answerable 0 the UN Security Council The United States and Britain say such a condition is unac ceptable because if would give the Soviet Union a chance to interfere In Washington the State De partment expressed shock at the irresponsible attack on the US Embassy and urged Makarios to restore order andi catch the culprits The United States took up its peacemaking role on Cyprus at the request of Britain which has been unable to work out a solution L prevent revival of the communal violence in its former colony j Wilkins said the burning of the cars appeared to be part of a hit and run campaign There were no reports of any further injuries feated 165 to 93 And one by Rep Howard W Smith DVa that would have completely nul lified the provision went down 149 to 107 The amendment to be offered Wednesday by Rep George Mcader RMich poses a more serious problem for the bills supporters Header a member of the sub committee that helped shape the bill and a strong supporter of many of its provisions fav ors limiting federal action sole ly to facilities used by inter jstate travelers His amendment Mrand Mrs Richard Brown were at the Rockwell Rockford Firemens Ball in Clear Lake Tuesday night So were a number of Rockwel firemen Meanwhile the Brow ns farm home and g a r a ge burned to the ground Loss was estimated at over 000 The fire w a s reported at pm by the Rockwell night marshal According to Rockwell Fire Chief Earl Reimers seven firemen were at home at the time of the fire while the re maining 12 were at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake Reimers was on his way home when he noticed the flames He arrived at the fire at the same time as the trucks The Browns said Tuesday was thefirst time they had been out since the firemens ball last year Firemen believe defective wiring started the blaze Between 300 and 400 chick ens in a coop near the house were saved after it started burning Photographer is beaten by law officers NOTASULGA Ala UPI Mayor Jack Rea Vednesday turned away six Negro students ordered ad mitted to an allwhite school here a white photogra pher was beaten into submission by police a n d an angry crowd of whites struck another newsman Reas action set the stage for the first major school integration crisis to confront President Johnson Six other Negro students entered the previously allwhite school at Bud throws pigskin away and hat in Shorter without incident but half of the white stu dent body boycotted class es Rea borrowed a chapter from Alabama Gov George Wai laces previous defiance of fed eral integration orders by per sonally standing in the school house door to turn away the Negroes Wallace did the same thing last June at Tttscaloosa when two Negroes appeared to en roll at the previouslyall white would cover only hotels motels eating places and service sta tions on interstate highways Forest City wins cleanest town award WASHINGTON Three Iowa towns received achieve ment awards Tuesday in the National Cleanest Town Achievement Contest spon sored by the national clean up bureau They were Clarinda Forest City and Sac City Nashville Tenn won the contest for the second year in a row Mrs Oswald to view the murder gun WASHINGTON time Wednesday Mrs Marina Oswald will be confronted will the rifle found in a Dallas snip crs nest Nov 22 She will b asked if it was her husbands With the Italianmade car bine before her the 22yearold widow of Lee Harvey Oswald is expected to say yes as she already has done under police questioning The rifle bought by mail in Pholofax SO V I E T SPACE GIRL Tcr eshkova Russias space girl descends stairs of the Inde pendent Television N e s building in London with Soviet Ambassador Alexander Sokla tov after they were released from an elevator that became stuck between the fourth and fifth floors The 26yearold Vaientina had arrived in Lon don earlier in the day for a threeday visit Vaientina is expecting in a b o u t six months KEEP WATCH WASHINGTON Justice Department is watch ing the school integration crisis at Notasulga Ala and officials are studying the sit uation a spokesman said Wednesday OKLAHOMA CITY UPI Bud Wilkinson one of the greatest football coaches of ali time announced Wednes day he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for the US Senate Wilkinson 47 admitting that he was not a professional poli said he was dedicated to local government responsi bility and action wherever pos Jniversity of Alabama He Dacked down when the late President John F Kennedy fed ralized Alabama National Guardsmen and forced the en ollment of the two Negroes The violence at Notasulga aroke out when the bus bring ng the six Negro students ap pcared It was stopped and two ocal officers entered the ve licle A young white man identified as Vcrnon Merritt III of Birm ingham Ala was dragged lucking and yelling from the bus and beaten with clubs and a walking stick BUD WILKINSON sible He said he was a firm Deiiever in common sense in fiscal affairs The former University of Ok lahoma coach ended months of speculation that he would seek the GOP nomination for the re maining two years in the term of the late Sen Robert S Kerr DOkla The seat now is held by Howard Edmondson who re signed as governor last year Merritt w a s identified as a after Kerrs death and was ap Cant smoke in bed in New York NEW YORK The City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that would make it ii legal to smoke in bed in any motel or hotel protographcr for Black Star Publications and apparently had accompanied the Negroes on the ride to the schoil for their first day of classes The bus driven by a Negro driver was allowed to proceed to the entrance of the gray 3 story building Rca then turned them away The bus continued around the circular school drive and left the grounds with the Negroes aboard it An angry crowd of about 50 March by the exMarine sharp Councilman Theodore R Kupi whites pushed newsmen One shooter and equipped with tele scopic sights will then cuter the file of exhibits of the presi dential commission investigat ing the assassination of Presi dent John F Kennedy fcrman saici the measure reporter was struck before po woulcl make us he laughing stock of the nation adding that to enforce it would re quire breaking into rooms to get evidence LBJ package to help consumers WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson asked Congress Wednesday for new laws to pro tect consumers against phony packaging and disguised interest charges And he suggested pos sible use of federal experts to help lowincome families pre pare household budgets Johnson in a special mes sage on consumer interests en dorsed nine specific pieces of legislation including pending bills to ban deceptive packag ing and to require full disclo sure of interest rates on install ment purchases For far loo long Johnson said the consumer has had too little voice and too little weight in government The President said that while labor business farmers and profes sional groups have been well represented the consumer has had to take a back seat The most novel idea in the message the use of trained government workers to help lowincome families learn more about budgeting and how to get the most for their money not put forward in the form of legislation Instead Johnson said he was asking all federal agencies in terested in consumer education to explore fully the possibility of adapting the Agricultural Extension Service concept so successful in rural areas to cities and towns The President also said the government would try to pro mote consumer education in the JOHNSON Please turn to page 2 lice quickly quelled the disturb ance Merrit was dragged from the bus and lay on the curb moan ng for about five minutes while police officers stood over iim He tried once to run but stopped short when a burly po liceman yelled at him to halt The school bus was stopped initially at the school entrance and the crowd of whites cheered when the two police men began beating Merritt Hit him There he is the crowd shouted One man carrying a walking stick attempted to break news mens cameras There was brief scuffling but police offi cers quickly cordoned off the area and quelled the disturb ancc pointed by his successor I have reached this decision after an earnest and careful study of the best way I can continue to serve Oklahoma and the nation Wilkinson said Inside The Globe LOCAL POLICE officers attend traffic school Page 10 2RAND VIEW defeats Mason City J C Page 23 Editorials 4 North Iowa news 10 Society news 16171S Sports news 2374 Clear Lake news 2427 Comics 24 Mason City news 3437 SAME   

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