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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 17, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 Associated Prcsi and Untied Presi International Full Lnst MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 17 10c a Paper Consists of Two No 7 Ask acquittal of Ruby Delays remap appeal May go to court later The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed eralion will not appeal the three man Federal Courts directive on reapportionment at this time according to Harry Stor ey the organizations director for Russia of public policy atong thc Speaking at a district legisla live meeting in Mason City Mon day Storey said the decision not to appeal came out of a meetingof the Farm Bureaus board of directors and members of its legislative committee This does not mean there wont be an appeal Storey said It does mean we arent asking for an appeal at this time When asked why an appeal shouldnt be sought at this time Storey gave the following rea sons It would be difficult to find a defendant to make the appeal and because so far the Federal Court statement is a directive not an order It would be different to find a defendant Storey continued because all of the state officials who could be a defendant in Threaten wheat shipping MIAMI BEACH Fla If Maritime union officials asked President Johnson Monday to intervene personally in a la bor dispute over the loading of wheat for Russia to avert an international crisis MIAMI BEACH un ion Leader threatened Monday to halt loading of American wheat aboard every Atlantic and ship Gulf See early story Page 3 such an action are elected anc they are politically afraid to make such an appeal The decision not to appeal is one point of a ninepoint policy announcement by the Farm Bureau dealing with reappor lionmcnt Among the other policy state ments are An insistance that those counties with more than one representative in the permanent plan be districted A recognition that there coasts unless the government agrees to send more of the grain in US vessels Thomas W Teddy Gleason president of the International ongshoremens Assoc i a t i o n demanded that the gov rnment live up to a commit ncnt that he said guaranteed hipments of 50 per cent of the rain in American ships Weve got three ships tied up Monday and well tie up every single ship on the coast with rain Gleason said I dont that the government live up to ts commitments for we are not going to load even American ships Gleasons statement was made at an open meeting of the AFL CIO maritime trades depart ments executive board consider ing the Soviet wheat deal The board denounced Com merce Secretary Luther Hodges for trying to appease selfish business interests by revising the requirements for ships to be used in carrying grain to Russia Cyprus dispute to U N WASHINGTON Under secretary of State George W Ball reported to President Johnson Monday that a Cy prus seitlement is essential to the peace of the world UNITED NATIONS N Y Cyprus dispute goes before the UN Security Coun cil Monday as Britain and the United States seek to head off military intervention by Turkey and Greece The council debate requested by Britain and Cyprus was ex pected to launch negotiations for an international force linked to the UN Its purpose would be to prevent another general out break of fighting between the G r ce k and Turkish Cypriot communities Judge refuses motion Defense cites brain damage DALLAS AP Attorneys for Jack Ruby opened his mur der trial Monday with a motion for a directed verdict of acquit tal and Judge Joe B Brown promptly overruled it The defense attorneys Mel vin Belli and Joe Tonahill said they based the motion on the result of a neurological exam nation of Ruby conducted Jan The United States and Britain ear that another serious out neak would prompt Turkey and Greece to send in troops to ack up their Cypriot kin The result could be a war between Turkey and Greece Eastern anchors of the North Atlantic 2930 Ruby is charged with mur der with malice in the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald ac cused assassin of President Kennedy Tonahill said that the exam ination showed brain dam age James Bowie assistant dis trict attorney objected thera was no procedure for this In overruling the motion for acquittai the judge said that Treaty Organization Archbishop Makarios Greek Cypviot president of Cyprus broadcast an appeal to Turkish and Greek Cypriots for re straint But Makarios warned that his the Greek Cypriots would not give in to threats pres sure or blackmail is a matter for the jury to de The defense also offered two motions on grounds of double jeopardy and res judicata hat is the question already had been adjudicated These apparently were based on testi mony introduced in a bond hearing and in a hearing on a motion to transfer the trial to We shall fight courageously anothcr city will necessarily be some differ ences in the temporary and per manent plan A preference for the pop ulation representation in the area house be based on a cer tain per cent of the total popu lation for the state rather than by naming counties or identify ing them by a fixed population number That the position that reasonable population factor in the area house will meet the court guidelines and if it not the Farm Bureau then can seek appeal Recognize that the House of Representatives wil probably be on a population basis and the Senate on area with a popula tion factor Support welldrawn plans which meet the above principles but do not go beyond a reason A resolution adopted by the1 board said it was shameful that the Commerce Department had become an agent of the grain traders and urged Presi dent Johnson to intervene before an international crisis develops The board said Johnson should nstruct all federal agencies to abide by a promise it said was made by the late President John r Kennedy that 50 per cent of he wheat would be sent in American ships We are not going for any other deal Gleason said His position was backed by the mar itime unions chiefs Paul Hall president of the de partment and the Seafarers In ternational Union sharply criti cized Hodges for telling the un ion they were coming danger ously close to interference in US foreign policy FORCE OF NATURE Warm February days may be pleasant to most but not to all The suns rays warm the ice during the day with the result that cold nights cause it to expand As it expands it pushes up the shallow north shore beach on Clear Lake with a force that nothing withstands Theseawall and trees in the back yard of thiscottageare being tipped by the pressure from below The cottage is owned by Ward Hammer Parkersburg Viet bombing suspect held SAIGON South Viet Nam Vietnamese police held a wounded ricksha driver Monday as a prime suspect in gon Nine Vietnamese also were injured One of the dead was a mili tary policeman who was shot the bombing of a U S movie while standing guard outside theater the theater Another was a Ma Three Americans were killedirine Corps captain who was and 51 Americans including crushed under falling debris as women and children were wounded Sunday in the latest antiAmerican violence in Sal able population area house factor in he Painting worth million is reported stolen BRUSSELS BELGIUM AP Rubens painting valued at a million dollars was stolen during the weekend from the Brussels Museum of Ancien Art Museum conservator PH Roberts Jones told newsmen the painting Thc Negroes Heads was worth at least million The painting by the 17lh cen tury Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens measures 20 bj 25 inches North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Tues day Lows Monday night in mid 20s Chance of light snow north Tuesday highs in mid A guy like Hodges thinks hes Ihc only guy who can be patri otic Hall said This old man nly succeeds in looking asi ine Its regrettable that hes art of this administration REVEREND COMPLAINS ENFIELD England he vicar of St Andrews Church complained Sunday so many people shop at the out loor market in front of his hurch brides have to fight heir way to the church door 4 teens die in downtown car accident ELGIN Oklahoma W Four Oklahoma teen killed Sunday in agers were a cartrain crash in the downtown section of this southern Oklahoma com munity he ran inside to warn the the aters 500 patrons The body of the third Ameri can was so badly mangled iden tification was delayed The US command in South Viet Nam ordered security measures tightened to protect American personnel in the cap ital from terrorism by the Com munist Viet Cong On Feb 9 two bombs exploded under the bleachers of a softball field near Saigon Airport killing two US enlisted men and injuring 23 oth er Americans Although police declined to The victims were Robert Wildiscuss the ricksha boys sus 1 J irr 1 ttr II I T liam Huitt 17 and Willie Lee Jay Jr 17 both of Sterling and Myrito Schrocder 16 and Marie Nance 16 both of Elgin pected role in the bombing the shooting and blast apparently Report Demo plan looks acceptable were the work of a highly skilled terrorist team Witnesses saw at least two terrorists They said one shot the military policeman at close range Another hurried into the heater with a canvas satchel A third man or woman may have been involved A US military spokesman said the lone Vietnamese civil polideman on duty outside the heater was seen pedaling away on a bicycle shortly before the attack The MP was killed by a sin gle bullet through the neck At least three shots were heard however indicating the soldier may have got off some shots The audience which included US servicemen civilian offi cials and American dependents was watching The List of Adri an Messenger Army Maj Wil iam Koch a patron said mosl of the audience ducked under scats or rushed to the fronl cans including civilians Viet namese intelligence agents re cently reported that Communist and resolutely against the de signs or attacks on our island he said Since the communal fighting during Christmas there has been virtually no gov ernmental cooperation between the Greek Cypriot majority and the Turkish Cypriot minority US Undersecretary of State George W Ball returned to Washington Sunday night after failing to persuade Makarios to accept a USBritish proposal for a 10000man peacekeeping force supplied by NATO na tions The archbishop said he Judge Brown asked about double jeopardy motion said I dont know There is no pro terrorists have moved into Saijwould only accept a force ap gon for that purpose US military police swarmed the streets of Saigon aftera tip that a bombing attempt might be made against the hospital where some of the injured from the theater blast were taken No explosion occurred On Feb 1 a terrorist bomb left in a Saigon bar killed a by the UN and made British Commonwealth proved up of nations Ball who won acceptance of the NATO force from Greece and Turkey described Cyprus as a very critical problem Cyprus Foreign Minister Spy ros Kyprianou was expected to tell the council an international I force would be acceptable if it US serviceman and a Vietnamjs placed under the council se and injured four olherj atcr a COSTELLO UPHELD squad WASHINGTON The Su Viet Cong assassination broke into a US military com pound in Kontum 260 miles north of Saigon wounding one American officer Inside The Globe DES MOINES reap jorlionment plan drafted by Democratic legislators appears o fall within the guidelines of a Federal Court decision Gov Harold Hughes said Monday He said that he has not had time to study the plan in enough detail to decide whether it is better than any other plan The Democratic governor said the RayHultman plan proposed earlier falls within the court guidelines just as well as the Democratic proposal Hughes said the Democratic legislative leaders had not dis cussed the plan with him before making it public He added I dont believe they necessarily should have I am not trying to dictate Wtather details on 2 I my personal will to members o DISCUSS use tax savings of income Page 15 my party or members of the egislature Hughes said I lave said that any plan that alls within the Federal Court guidelines will be acceptable to me As I told rural legislators a few weeks ago a simple re versal of the Shaff plan will not be acceptable to me and what is more important I dont think it will be acceptable to the court Hughes said he does not know yet whether he will recommend to the special legislative session starting Feb 24 to deal with re apportionment lhat the filing deadline for the primary elec tion be set hack or the primary election date changed to give the legislature a longer lime to work Editorials North towa news 6 Society news Sports news 1111 Bowling news Latest markets V Mason City news14152 Comics 1 Clear Lake news 11 Transit timetable 2Q vhen the Marine captain and an isher shouted warnings Seven Americans remained lospitalized six servicemen and a female military employe American children were reated and released None was seriously injured The nine Vietnamese wh were injured were outside th building US Charge dAffaircs David G Nes scheduled a meeting with Premier Nguyen Khanh to dis cuss new security measures for the nearly 10000 Americans in Saigon Since the beginning of the year Communist guerrillas have begun a campaign of ter BROWN WADE preme Court overturned Mon day an order for deportation of Frank Costello 71 year old New York gambler Classified pages 2021 ror specifically against Amen Services for LBJs aunt are set Tuesday PRATTVILLE Ala Wt Funeral services will be held Tticsday for Mrs W A Mc Kay 90 an aunt of Mrs Lyn don B Johnson who died Sun day in a Scima Ala hospital after a long illness She was a sister ot T J Taylor father of the Presidents wife SAME DATEW348 Photofax RUBYS SISTER SEARCHED Deputy Sheriff Rosemary Allen searches the handbag of Mrs Eva Grant right sister of Jack Ruby as she entered court vision for it in Texas law Of course theyre basing all their motions on this psychiatric re port The defense attorneys hud dled closely with Ruby leaning over him as he sat at a table in the area reserved for attor neys Ruby wearing a dark suit with a brown shirt looked pale and his expression was grave The historic trial began for mally at am The courtroom was complete ly filled An unprecedented panel of 900 jury candidates nearly double the normal number has been called in order to qualify 12 as unprejudiced Ruby 52 a pale pudgy night club operator gunned down Os wald a selfstyled Marxist two days after the President was killed in Dallas Oswald was charged with murdering him The trial is starting in a court room directly across the street from the building where the as sassin lurked and then fired at Kennedy Defense lawyers indicate that they will try to go into the cir cumstances of the Presidents murder as an integral part of the case for Ruby But Henry M Wade Dallas County district attorney says Oswalds guilt or innocence is immaterial in Rubys trial The key phrase in the indict ment of Ruby charges ha did then and there with mal ice aforethought kill Lee Har vey Oswald by shooting him with a gun This is equivalent to of murder in the first degree Jn other states It carries a msfai mum penalty of execution in the electric chair The mini mum is two years in prison Wade says he will demand the death penalty for Ruby Out RUBY turn 2
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