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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 20, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Doily Newspapci f dltwi for The newspaper that makes oM North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 Associated Prm and United rail Us MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 20 1W4 UOc i Piper of Four No Tl now belts Southeast Conferees finish touch ups on tax reduction bill Millions more in pockets about middle of March WASHINGTON m An tax cut largest m the nations history is ready for the final formalities expected to put more money into the pock ets of 80 million American taxpayers by midMarch Senate and House conferees completed work on the 400page measure Wednesday The House is expected to pass the com promise bill next Tuesday with Senate action coming either the States enjoy their share also same day or next Wednesday Little opposition is anticipated President Johnson is then ex States as pected to sign the bill early the well as taxpayers expect lo enfollowing week The first effects oy benefits from the slash in of the bill will come in reduced federal income taxes withholding of taxes in pay There is a widespread dispochecks dated eight days after CHICAGO Wl sition in state capitals to hold the line on state taxes There are hopes that the fed eral reductions will set off an up surge of consumer spending that will boost revenue from such state levels as the sales tax There also ts an expectation of a windfall by income tax states which allow their taxpay ers a deduction for federal in come taxes they have paid A lower deduction would have more taxable states income for the An Associated Press survey brought out those trends Thurs day amid indications Congress will give final approval to the tax bill next week Republican Gov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York has promised there will be no tax increases in 1964 He presented a budget last month and said he is counting on the federal tax cut to stimulate business As a result of belter business he estimated state revenues would rise seven per cent Democratic Gov Edmund G Brown of California has submit ted a budget for the 396465 fiscal period along with an opinion that no new taxes are required He said the pros pect of a small surplus enabled him to recommend a lion income tax cut in the low est brackets Republican Gov William G Scranton of Pennsylvania has a 196465 budget of billion that proposes no new or in creased taxes Democratic Gov Orval E Faubus of Arkansas says no new taxes arc needed Gov John A Burns of Hawaii also a Dem ocrat says he docs not plan to ask any tax hikes Longtime radio minister is dead OMAHA fUPI rThe Rev R R Brown 78 one of the na tions pioneer radio ministers died in hospital here Thurs day The Rev Mr Brown be gan his religions broadcasting Aprii 7 1923 one week after radio station WOW in Omaha went on the air His program has continued every Sunday since and has been called the longest continuous radio pro gram either religious or secu lar CRAP SUIT RENO Nev uiA j LIJ Trinacria filed suit in district children will get back narr nt tno nur court Wednesday seeking 000 damages for injuries he the measure is March 11 or 12 The reductions average about 19 per cent of present individual taxes Rates for some 550000 corporations are also being cut Conference agreement cli maxed a solid year of concen trated work in rewriting dozens of provisions in the US tax code House hearings began on the bill in February last year just after helate President John F Kennedy asked Congress for a massive tax cut to try to solve many of the nations economic problems Johnson followed his prede cessor in putting the tax cut measure at Ihe top of his legis lative agenda along with civil rights The reductions are expected by the administration to pro vide a stimulus aimed at boost ing the 1964 economy and pro viding healthy longrun effects on unemployment and other problems The new withholding rate Js expected to pump an extra million into the economy each month The biggest the capital gains tax on assets held two years or more There might have been trou ble with he compromise meas ure in the Senate if this cut had been retained It would have lowered the capital gains rate to 40 per cent of the normal levy wilh a 21 per cent ceiling on profits made from salesof stock and other property held two years or more The present rate is per cent of the regular tax with a 25 per cent maximum Elimination of the provision saved a million annual revenue loss in the long run The major provisions in the bill were the same in both Senate and House bills How final tax cut affects you WASHINGTON AP This table shows how much more take home pay some average US wage and salary earners will receive beginning probably in the first week of March when the new tax bill is in effect Weekly Take home Pay Exemptions Pay hike CROWN PRINCE BECOMES GREEK Crown Prince Constantine 23 whobecame regent of Greece for his ailing father King Paul is shown with his fianceePrincess Anne of Denftrarkf a Cousin m AthensThey became engaged a yearago and plan to marry next January Constantine is a lieutenant junior grade in the Greek Navy a first lieutenant in the Armyand flying officer in the Air Force Urges caution on voting date shift DBS MOINES AP tary of State Melvin Synhorst that a September primary would said Thursday that any perm arequire a change in the present nent change in Iowas primary armed forces absentee ballots election date should be made which must be sent out 40 days nriTir i ft f only after careful study State Jaw now provides that the primary election be held the first Monday in June which this administration year is June 1 The general 10 June j nit general victory came in the lastminute election always is held the Tues decision Wednesday to knock day after the first Monday in November which will be Nov 3 Gov Harold Hughes has sug gested that the primary could be held in September to elimi nate long campaigns The disadvantages of a Sep tember primary greatly out weigh any advantages Syn horst said in an interview A September primary he said would require numerous changes in present Iowa election procedure and would be a handi cap to candidates who are not well known The incumbents would have an easier time because their name is already well known to the voters Synhorst said New candidates would not have time lo campaign before the general election April 1 increase is expected for ADC cases f DBS MOINES AP Iowa state aid to part of the cut in ADC ordered last November via ivn iiijiu ItTij lie claimed were suffered in a crap in the present pay game DiTrinacria said he was mA1s amountmg to an average game DiTrinacria said he was shooting dice in a casino when one of the cubes struck him in the eye causing extreme pain ful injury North Iowa Weather outlook Clear and colder Thursday night lows zero to 8 above Mostly fair and continued ccld Friday near 20 Weather details on page 2 of for each member of a fam ily receiving help were voted Wednesday by the State Board of Social Welfare The increases art to take feet April l At present 38900 persons are on the ADC rolls The grant to a mother and three children on ADC for ex ample will be boosted from a month to or more for each person The cutback last fall was or dered when the board found that costs were running about 000 a month more than the board had available for the re mainder of the fiscal biennium ending June 30 1965 Later it developed that the reduction in payments was greater than the anticipated re quirements and that some left over funds had accumulated The present average payment to an ADC family is a month per person The new scale raises this to month ly including medical expenses Within the last few days the Board of Social Welfare restat ed in writing to county welfare directors the policy that ADC grants will not be reduced by any supplemental aid granted counties if they have the mon ey available The Republican official said before the general election and would also snarl the Iowa cus MELVIN SYNHORST torn of drawing up party plat forms at conventions after the primary election There would not be lime for the voters to be informed about the platforms after the conven tions he said Synhorst said 25 states now hold their primary elections in June or earlier Twelve states hold theirs after Sept l he said Twelve states have primary elections in August Synhorsl said hfc could see no objection to an earlyAugust primary A primary in early August would allow time to satisfy all the basic needs of an election he said Synhorst said the dales for fil ing for nomination and the pri mary election may have lo be moved back Ibis year because of the special session of the leg islature The session called to reappor tion the legislature convenes Monday only five weeks before the March 28 deadline for filin for nomination But even if we have to make a change this year we should make a careful study before making any permanent chang es Synhorst said Mba back at Gabon helm LIBREVILLE Gabon President Leon Mba of Gabon resumed office Thursday after French troops put down a two day military revolt in his West African country 50 50 60 60 60 70 70 70 80 80 80 90 90 90 100 100 100 120 120 120 140 140 140 160 160 160 180 ISO 180 200 200 200 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 1 2 4 100 Xx 000 200 140 30 240 180 70 280 220 110 320 260 150 350 300 200 430 380 280 510 460 360 560 460 690 640 540 750 700 600 x Everyone is entitled to one exemption for himself and one for each dependent A mar ried couple has two a married couple with two children four etc j xx There is no withholding at this level under present law or the new bill This table reflects the differ ence between the new and old withholding rates How much tax you actually will owe de pends on a variety of factors and the withholding is only roughly gauged to your tax bill may come out right at the end of the year or you may get a refund or have to pay a difference To compute the difference on wages and salaries above a week take the appropriate figure for and add 4 per cent of the excess over Inside The Globe HERES SOME news that stopped the press Page 7 GARNER HAYFIELD to vote on school bond Page 28 Editorials 4 Society news 673 Comics 12 Clear Lake news 13 Sports news 1920 Cub Gazette 26 North Iowa news 28 Latest markets 30 Mason City news 31 Transit timetable34 Classified pages 3435 Exlowon set for U S job WASHINGTON uei Presi dent Johnson says he will ap loint Nicholas Johnson 29 Washington lawyer and a for mer lowan as federal mari ime administrator The job pays a year He will succeed Donald W Alexander who resigned last October Johnson atlended Uni versity High School in Iowa He was born in Iowa Cily He received his B A and L D degree from the Univer sity of Texas RECOVERY ACT The Rubens Heads is held by a police officer in Brussels after its recovery from a Brussels home Painting was stolen Monday from the Brussels Ancient Arts Museum Police announced the arrest ofa 19yearold boy in connection with the theft The painting is valued by experts at million Police said the thief was ready to give the art back for misses Shot man in Dallas DALLAS distraught divorcee took a wild shot in the 3iisy Dallas air terminal Wednesday at a man she mis took by her later account fox radio executive Gordon McLen don The bullet fired from 15 feet at W W Dyer 48 of Dallas lodged in a small handbag car ried by D A Peterson of Park Ridge 111 Both men were walk ing to board a pm flight o Chicago Dyers wife shoved the wom an Mrs Elizabeth Stone 47 to he floor police said as she tried to shoot again and the weapon jammed An airline employe wrested the 32caliber automatic pistol from Mrs Stone McLendon a candidate for US senator in Texas Demo cratic primary May 6 de scribed the incident as an obvi ous attempt to assassinate him Se said he would ask Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy to order an FBI investigation City Detective Frank Mote had been upset since a hidden rifleman killed President Ken nedy here Nov 22 She intended to kill McLen don questioners quoted her a saying because he is a Com munist and fools around with Cosa Nostra Mrs Stone who moved here recently from neighboring Fort GORDON McLENDON said Mrs Stone told him shela friend Worth bought the pistol lasi week in a Fort Worth depart ment store police related She said she had never seen Mc Lendon As the shot was fired in busy Love Field Terminal McLen don was visiting at the home o 2 years ago Glenn made 3orbit flight CAPE KENNEDY Fla W Two years ago Thursday astro naut John H Glenn Jr be came the first American to or bit the earth He proved man could function effectively in space and opened the gateway to the moon The fruits of his mission are evident at Cape Kennedy where preparations are under vay for the first trial launchirgs in he Gemini and Apollo mrninspace programs Glenn wanted to participate in Gemini and Apollo But at 42 he became an old man in his field Last month he resigned from the space program to seek a US Senate seat in Ohio his home state Glenn would have been young enough for the twoman Gemini flights but many in the pro gram believed that as a nation al hero he should not risk his life again In 1969 goal for the first Apollo mnntothemoon flight Glenn would be 47 Of ficials say younger men will make the journey Astronauts M Scott Carpen ter Walter M Schirra and L Gordon Cooper Jr followed Glenn into orbit on flights of 3 6 and 22 orbits respectively Coopers flight last May ended Project Mercury An Air Force cargo plane Wednesday delivered a section of the first model of the Apollo ship to Cape Kennedy It is the Command Module the area in which three astronauts will ride to the moon on operational mis sions Also arriving Wednesday was the first stage of a Salurn 1 su perrocket forerunner of the Apollo booster The second stage and the prototype Apollo craft will be wedded to it for a flight scheduled ii May 6foot drifts pile up Some areas get 25 inches By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A snow storm spawned in Gulf of Mexico slammed into the Eastern Seaboard Wednes day galeforce winds piling drifts up to six feet from North Carolina to Maine The storm closed many schools and slowed plane train auto and bus traffic Numerous sports and social events were canceled Drifts were six feet deep In northern Virginia five feet on Marylands secondary roads Near Carlisle in central Pennsyl vania the snow measured 25 inches as it did in Martins burg WVa The Baltimore and Washing ton DC areas were practical ly bypassed Baltimore got only a few inches of snow and rain prevailed in the nations capi tal Trains from Washington to Philadelphia were up to a half hour late New York City escaped with 4 to 6 inches of snow but gusty winds up to 32 miles per hour caused some power failures Westchester County north of the city and the Catskill Moun tain area were hit hard with snow accumulations of up to a foot In Upstate New York the snow depths were Albany 6 to 8 inches Glens Falls 4 inches Syracuse and Rome 2 inches and Rochester and Utica i inch Bergen County in New Jersey had 8 to 10 inches Also in New Jersey the storm prevented refueling operations at McGuire Air Force Base canceling air lifts for 1500 troops headed from Texas to Germany and the same num ber headed the other direction The airlifts were to demon strate US ability to rush troops to trouble spots Connecticut called it the win ters worst storm with up to 11 inches of snow in some inland spots The coastal areas had up to 6 inches Clash expected over arms bill WASHINGTON M A House clash was expected Thursday over a SJGDbillion military au thorization bill that incJudej funds for bomber and intercep tor development which are op posed by Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara The House Armed Services Committee over objections added million for research on the bomber the rest for the inter to the huge authoriza tion bill for the fiscal year start ing July l Barry would fire McNamara NEW HAMPSHIRE UFtSen Barry Goldwater said Thursday if he were president he would fire Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara for saying long range missiles are more relia ble than manned bombers If he were my secretary of defense hed be back making Edsels for Ford the next day Goldwater said McNamara formerly wag president of the Ford Motor Co SAME DATI1HJ4   

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