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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 27, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowag Doily Newspaper EdiUd for The newspaper that m a k ei all North I o wans CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL104 Prw ind United lotcrnatlonil FuU MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27 New 10c Paper Consist 0 On No M plan suits Hughes FJoridcrraiJways 3rd train blown Johnson flies to Florida FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Johnson flew to Florida Thurs day for his first major partisan political speech since taking of fice On the way to Miami Beach he stops off to detonate a charge of explosives which will break ground fora new crossFlorida canal Johnson took along his wife Lady Bird and both their teen age daughters on the oneday trip The first family is ex pected to return to Washington about midday Friday The presidential jet flew first to Jacksonville Navai Air Sta tion By helicopter Johnson planned to h o p to a site near Palatka Fla where the new canal isbeing started The Presidents principal des tination was the Miami metro politan area The Florida trip took on a predominantly political view by virtue of Johnsons engagement to address a Democratic fund raising dinner at Miami Beach Thursday night It was the first affair of its kind on Johnsons schedule since he became Presi dent last Nov 22 Had Johnsons Florida sched ule included only the Demo cratic festival his political party would have been obliged to pick up the transportation tab However the barge canal ceremonial bore a nonpolitica label and the government thus was required to p a y the ex penses most of the way Rights bill tastes small Senate victory WASHINGTON wi The first days skirmish in the Senate on the civil rights has ended in a temporary defeat for Southern forces seeking to strangle the legislation After more than five hours of sharp debate the Senate voted Wednesday night 5437 to put the bill directly on its agenda and not shunt it to the Judiciary Committee a graveyard for past rights measures Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield surprised many senators who supported him in that vote by trying thento win unanimous consent to send the bill to Judiciary until March 4 next Wednesday Reds order British TV o mi a laiiiiiy ui lum wnen to d the nation in a radio ant it is fully effective next year television address it is the sinThose earning less than S3 000 equipment MOSCOW m A British firm announced Wednesday it has re ceived a Soviet order for about S56million worth of equipment to make television tubes Leaves church to join Navy UKIAH Calif UP The Rev Eldon Lewis left his church Wednesday to rejoin the Navy for more money and greater security The Church of Christ pastor 34 had served in the Navy 11 years before turning to he min istry three years ago He will return in his old rating radio man first class North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy warmer through Friday Lows Thurs day night 10 to 15 Highs Fri day middle 30s 1 Weather details en page 2 PRESIDENT JOHNSON SIGNS Tax bill signed sealed and set for March 5 deliviery WASHINGTON The historic tax bill is signed and sealed and its big cargo of re ductions will begin being deliv ered to taxpayers March 5 President Johnson signed it into law Wednesday night and budget estimates to Congress Thursday reducing the budget requests oflast month by 7500 federal jobs and million With examples Johnson illus trated what the reduction would mean for a family of four when gle most important step we a year will pay no tax Those have taken to strengthen our earning a year will oav v yu A V economy since World War II less in taxes and Noting that John F Kennedy you and your combined in Khanh had visited the battle field about 45 miles south of Saigon where Wednesday guer rillas engaged Vietnamese ma rines in possibly the fiercest fight of the month A us adviser said that al For individuals the tax cut tnoush a few guerrilla bodies line three of the pens he had begin up next were found this time we nailed used to sign it Ihursday when the withholding them At least six Vietnamese rate is reduced from 18 to 14 per marines were killed a field dis widow to present to her and her two children John Jr and Caro The tax bill which the Sen ate completed final congression al action on Wednesday by a 74 to 19 vote will reduce taxes for 80 million individuals by almost onefifth on the average and by about 9 per cent lor 550000 busi nesses The cuts are retroactive to Jan 1 Johnson in his 15minutc ad dress said the measure will strengthen our economy and bring a better way of life to our citizens The theory is as Johnson ex plained As you spend this money at the grocers ordepart ment store the grocer andde The cut itself will take place in two annual bulk of it immediately for individuals The present tax range of 20 to 91 per cent will drop to 14 to 70 per cent over the two years ford Dictionary Another was partment store owner in turn will spend it for their own in this fashion the money will circulate through the economy raising the demand for goods several times the amount of the tax cut All told about million more a month will be fired into Lhe economy to speed it up en large it create more jobs and provide an economic fortress for the preservation of free dom in the The President urged Ameri ans nW put this theory into practice declaring If American enterprise re sponds to this new opportunity with increased investment and new production I and new the cre ation of new the tax cut will bring greater abun dance to all Americans1 Then he federal government will not have to do for the economy what the economy should do for tself Johnson called the tax reduc tion an expression of faith in our system of free enterprise Part in the effort to P c H h said he W111 send revised cent NEW WORDS OXFORD England UPI Beatnik and Sputnik struggle Death plot reported France denies involvement SAIGON Viet Nam UP Mai Gen Nguyen Khanh was mark ed for assassination Thursday in a plot backed by French of ficials the premier and strong man has told associates A spokesman for the French Embassy denied the charge The premier 36 returned from the Mekong River Delta where he escaped death or in jury earlier in the day when an armored personnel carrier hit a Communist land mine and blew up 100 yards away from him Informed sources said Khanh reported he learned of the plot in time to call off a trip he had scheduled He asserted French officials gave a terrorist 100 000 kill him Reports have been circulat ing in Saigon that a coup was being hatched against the man who threw out the military jun ta and seized power Jan30 The charge came at a time when the U S backed war against the Communist guerril las is going badly and Presi dent Charles de Gaulle has called for neutralization of Southeast Asia including South Viet Nam Khanh has said he took over rule in South Viet Nam to pre vent neutralization claiming such sentiment was growing in high Saigon circles patch said Viet government wants France to return Mrs Nhu PARIS un The govern became ment of South Viet Nam has part of the English language asked the French government Thursday They were among tha extradite Mrs Ngo Dinh Nhu new words included in the reofficial French sources said vised edition of the concise OxThursday The request was made Wed iivi vviiivroi lllctUc cQ ratrace a fiercely competitive nesday and is under study the sources said Midwest governors to complain to President MONES Harold Hughes and several oth er Midwest governors plan to go to Washington soon to try to get more federal projects for this area Hughes said at a news con ference Thursday that the trip had been planned for next Mon day but was postponed so some of the governors could attend a meeting that day in Shenan doah Hughes said he understands the Shenandoah meeting is to protest low livestock prices He said he and Gov Frank Morri son of Nebraska plan to attend Gov John Dalton of Missouri is expected and the governor of Kansas is among those invited The Washington trip is being arranged by Morrison who is of the Midwest Gov Govwith high administration offici ernors Conference Hughes said He said the governors will talk als including President John son if possible and try to con vince them that he Midwest has not been getting its share of federal installations The National Aeronautics Ad ministration recently recom mended that a space research renter which Iowa and 33 other states had asked for be located in Boston Asked whether would talk with the group Republican H R Gross of Iowas 3rd Dis trict Hughes said possibly we will Hes on the team We need his support Im glad to hear we will have it Hughes recently said he wasnt sure where Gross stood in the effort fo get such projects for fowa Gross in his reply called Hughes a twobit dog inthemanger politician Jacktonvilli St flotilla laH Coal Hallway Sabotage cited by officials Blame strike for violence ST AUGUSTINE Fla WJA terrific blast blew five diesel locomotives and 27 cars of a north bound Florida East Coast Railway freight train off the tracks Thursday 10 miles south of here No one was injured se riously The explosion shook the small Center Photofax t WRECK SCENES A loco DuPor oenier whcre the explosion occurred at a crossing The charge apparently went were blown off track near St Augustine Fla A in third dynamite blaet along the Florida East Coast Railway locomotive No one was injured seriously b On Feb 14 a powerful explo eTratmg the Miami to sion hurled ten cars nf fhn hne There is no question about it being sabo sion hurled ten cars off the track near New Smyna Beach Earlier in the month a g train was dynamited near Mi J L ami Railway has blamed ynami tlngs on for the train to pass said a terrific blast struck ears andthe cars began to sabotage Jap plane falls Report 19 are dead TOKYO UfiA Japanese air rtL rta liner crashed Thursday at Oita OUs Vnamitins on southern Japan and Oita police on were killed and 22 The airline said no foreigners were among the 36 passengers and five crew members Police said the twinengine propellerdriven Convair was landing at Oita Airport when its brakes apparently failed It plowed into a river dike next to the runway broke into three parts and burst into flames The plane was operated by Fuji Airlines Special plane searches for jet in water NEW ORLEANS La A Navy plane carrying magnet ic airborne detection gear Thursday searched Lake Pont charlrain for the main wreck age of a jet airliner lost in the big lake Two days of searching turned up only bits of bodies and small floating pieces of the Eastern Air Lines fourengine jet which icrashed Tuesday shortly after takeoff from New Orleans In ternational Airport All 58 aboard perished daughter born on Feb DENVER w Charlotte Stone 8 celebrates her second birthday Saturday and her fa ther Charles Stone 48 will ob serve his 12th Both were born on Feb 29 in leap years RUBY OWES DALLAS DPI The In ternal Revenue Service said Wednesday Jack Ruby owes in federal excise taxes on his Vegas Club Sports bulletin FT LAUDERDALE Fla iff Mantle signed his baseball contract with the New York Yankees Thursday for a reported the same salary he received last season The 32yearold out fielder is the second highest paid major leaguer Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants signed for an estimat td last month r pile up alng the railroad One locomotive remained on the track The others and half of the 40 cars in the train were derailed Some of the cars caught fire The windows of the lead loco motive were blown out and the engineer was cut on the head The FEC has blamed numer sabotage 1963 have denied involvement in the violence and have plead ed with dynamiters to bring it to a halt On Feb 14 a powerful explo sion hurled 10 cars off the track near New Smyrna Beach Earlier in the month a train was dynamited near Miami Some crewmen were shaken up by Thursdays blast the rail road reported The FEC operated by the Florida DuPont estate has re sisted federal government or ders to rehire the striking work ers and restore the status quo of prestrike days pending ef forts to settle the dispute KING PAUL WELL ATHENS un King Paul of Greece operated on last Friday for painful stomach ulcers was reported Thursday to be stead ily recovering ber Photofax TILTING TOO FAR This is the Leaning Tower of Pisa which experts say is tilting too far The city of Pisa has asked the Italian government to spend more than a million dollars to tilt the tower back just a little and keep it from falling down Towers tilt has increased by a quarter of an inch in last 45years Experts say if this keeps on the tower may not stand another 100 years On the inside Editorials Clear Lake news 67 Society news 89 Cub Gazette U Sports news 111 North Iowa news Mason City news 1415 Comicsv Classified pages 181 Fall to delay Glenn campaign COLUMBUS Ohiu UPI Astronaut John H Glenn Jr probably will delay the start o his campaign for the Democratic senatorial imination set for Monday because of injuries re ceived in a fall in his apartmen Wednesday his spokesman saic Thursday The space hero received a se vere bruise over his left ear and a mild concussion in a fail in the apartment bathroom He saic themedicine chest came loose from the wall when he attempted to open it and in ducking the falling cabinet he slipped and his head hit the bathtub Threatens use of troops in riots PRINCESS ANNE Md Negro students said Thursday they have suspended further demonstrations against al leged racial discrimination until Saturday John Wilson president of Student Appeal for Equality said we got the hell beat out of us yesterday PRINCESS ANNE Md Gov J Millard Tawes was pre pared Thursday to send the Na tional Guard if necessary into Princess Anne scene of racial demonstrations in which 27 Ne gro students were arrested and 59 received medical treatment Police dogs and fire hoses were used as more than 100 State Police some wearing hel mets and carrying night sticks clashed Wednesday with 250 to 300 students from Maryland State College Tawes in Annapolis sent in the National Guard last sum mer during demonstrations at Cambridge about 45 miles northwest of Princess Anne Atty Gen Thomas B Finan said that although Guard units had been alerted it was hoped the 130 State Police could con tain the situation Among the first arrested wa John Wilson 20 president of Student Appeal For Equality and a junior at Maryland State He has led the demonstration against two segregated restau rants Says it follows guides Calls proposal acceptable DES MOINES reappor lonment plan approved by a Senate committee was called acceptable by Gov Harold Hughes Thursday but appar 3ntly debate on t h e proposal wont begin until Monday The plan calls for a 120mem r populationbased House and 56member Senate based on area and population Hughes a Democrat said he thought the plan would be ac ceptable to a federal court which has ordered the legisla ture to reapportion itself but he added that he thought the pro posal was the minimum needed to satisfy court requirements There has been speculation that the proposal approved by an 111 vote of the committee late Wednesday after three of the Democrats had stalked out of the meeting would be brought to the Senate floor for debate Friday But Senate leaders said Thursday the bill would not be printedand distributed to sen ators until Friday Amendments filed on the bill Friday could not be printed and placed ia the hands of senators before Monday of the senators marked time Thursday as members of the Keapporaonment Commit tee polished the p3an Its approval by commit tee Wednesday raised hopes of some legislators that the spe cial session to deal with reap porlionment can its work without having to move back the March 28 filing dead line for the June 1 primary election Committee approval had ly been announced however before Sens John Shoe man RAtlantic and John Walker RWilliams predicted a battle to reduce the popula tion factor in the Senate Indications also were that a number of senators might try to substitute their own proposals for the committee plan Sen Eugene Hill DNewton said he would seek to do this with a Plan details of which he de clined to divulge There was srumbling toe that the House probably will not accept the Senate committees proposed House setup The plan would leave Senate districts as they now are but add six senators from the large population counties Polk Coun ty would have three and Black Hawk Linn Scott and Wood bury counties two each The 17 most populous counties would elect 23 senators or about 41 per cent In the House the 17 largest population counties which con tain a shade over half the states population would elect 60 representatives or exactly half A trooper Colin Maclndoe wa treated for what police said were acid burns of his feet and legs his be the At least one officer used night stick and the students threw rocks bottles and stick at police as they retreated fore the dogs and fire hoses Most of the 59 treated at campus health center suffered scratches bruises and dog bites Two Negroes were hospitalized in Salisbury The 27 Arrested were charged with disorderly conduct and fail ure to obey a lawful command of a police officer Four women All 27 were released on late Wednesday night The were taken to the college pus in State Police cars were bail cam House opposition arises 1S cause the plan would leave only 55 onecounty representative districts whereas each county now has one representative Representatives also object because Humboldt and Palo Alto counties joined only at corner would form a represent ative district but would be in different senatorial districts Rep Henry Nelson RForest ity chairman of the House Re apportionment Committee said REMAP turn to 2 SAMi DATEWJ41   

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