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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             i CHATTANOOGA President James HoHa professing his inno llst w ihursday to eight years in pris on for seeking to tamper with a federal court jury Hewas fined in addition1 total of ufs Dist Judge Frank Wil son who quietly told the stocky labor leader that he had been convicted of tampering with the very soul of this nation could have sentenced Hoffa to 10 years in prison The fine was gpts 8year term and fine the1 maximum under the law men convicted with Hoffa were each sentenced to three years in prison They could have been sentenced to five fined a total of fcOOOeach All are free under bond pend ing appeal After the sentencing Hof fa said I understand the sen tence perfectly and Twill make my appeal The conviction and sentence could mean eventual ly the loss of Hoffas job as head of the giant Teamsters Union The judge continued bond for Hoffa and the others pending appeal and asked the lawyers to file motions for an appeal within the next10 days In passing sentence Judge Wilson told Hoffa The feeling of the court is that the verdict is clearly sup ported by the evidence and that you knowingly and corruptly attempted to bribe a jury You stand here convicted of corrupting the administration of justice of having struck at the foundation of this nation Without fair lawful administra tion ot justice there would be no civilization in Ihis country Hofia told newsmen that he would appeal thesentence I have lived my life 51 years serving man and the members of the international Teamsters union None can say 1 have betrayed my trust 1 am not guilty 1 believe this will he substantiated when the evidence is considered Jimmy Hoffa goes lo jail something will have to be done about the union presidency Charleii Bell president of the Washington Joint Conference of Teamsters said Wednesday When newsmen asked if this means Hoffa could not run the 17millionmember union from jail Bell replied I know damn well he cant 1 Hoffa and three others were convicted March 4 of trying to fix the jury which couldnt agree on a verdict in Hoffas 1902 federal trial at Nashville on a conspiracy charge The conviction was Hoffas first in four federal trials Convicted with him were Ewing King former Nashville Teamsterspresident Larry Campbell Detroit Teamsters business agent and Campbells uncle Thomas Parks a Nash ville handyman All are seeking new trials and failing that have an nounced they will appeal Among grounds cited in mo tions for the new trial were al legations that US plied the jurywith liquor ported by affidavits from sev eral employes of the hotel where the jurorswere locked up each night during the sevenweek trial1 V I am flabbergasted said Hal Bullen foremen of the jury when he heard charge We were circumspect be cause we realized the impor tance of our assignment Tfi North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the e newspaper that makes all North I o w a n s n e g h b o r s MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL and United Prest International Full Lease MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 121964 a eopyThs Paper Consists oj Two SectionsSection On No 2S beef plant in area 000 slaughter house set for operation in 64 Lodge victory WASHINGTON Re publican1 partys old grassroots a topsy turvy political scene Thursday and tried to figure ou what happened in New Hamp shire and what it will mean Most of them saw it as a vie tory of one kind or another for their particular favorite in the apparently GOP prw idential nominating derby i1 f i n J Many ef the state GOf chair men poUed by TlusAssociated Press discounted HenrV Cabot Lodges more than New EngiandeVs giv ing a favorite sonpat on v the backto another New Englander Others took the view of Penn sylvania Gov William W Scran ton That Lodge is now one of the leading contenders at the very least backers of Sen Barry Goldwater of Ari it as a blow to the hopes of New York Gov A Rockefeller Rockefellers backers contend ed the governor was the one who gained most They arguec he finished close to 4he second place Goldwater after having trailed badly in the polls atthe start of the New Hampshire campaign No apparent change in Lodge status WASHINGTON State Department is operating as il Henry Cabot Lodge will stay on indefinitely as US ambassador to South Viet Nam State Department informants said notes between Lodge and Washington been strictly business that none of the Sai gon dispatches has carried any hint the ambassador may re sign President Johnson reportedly has left it up to Lodge to say when and if he decides to quit as ambassador Consensus Come put WASmNGTON Many Republicans on Capitr Hillsay Henry Cabot Lodge ought to come home and campaign or else declare himself out of the GOP presidential race This was the veiy predominant view of Republican senators as they appraised h ambassa dors upset victory in Tuesdays Ne w Hampshire presidential preference primary North Iowa Weather outlook Meetty fair and warmer Thursday nifM in upper IN Partly clwdy and warm er Friday Htffcf near Weather details an pefe SAIGON Chief ataus Oen Duong Van Minh congratulates Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge during reception at Gia Long Pal ace in Saigon Party was givenin honor of US Dei fense Secretary Robert McNamara center by namese Prime Minister Gen Nguyen Khanh Con gratulations were in order for Lodges winning the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary Report Viet aid will continue might grow SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara reportedly will tell President Johnson that massive U S aid to South Viet Nam must be continued and perhaps increased if the war against Communist guerrillas is to be won McNamara was to be home Friday mqrning after a fiveday mission on the stateof the war since seizure of power by Maj Gen Nguyen Khanah US sources said McNamara also would express confidence in the new government Since Khanhs bloodless coup Jan 30 Viet Cong guerrillas have sharp ly stepped up their campaign with considerable success i McNamaras view that the Red insurgency can be stamped out was reflected inhis re marks to a rally of 30900 per sons Wednesday at Hue 40 miles from the border of Com munist North Viet Nam We will supply now and in the future whatever economic aid military training and mili tary equipment you need to de feat your enemy now and for ever McNamara said It was the defense secretarys strongest public commitment during his visit and his words were loudly cheered Khanh and Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge accompanied Me Namara to Hue McNamara was guest of hon or at a state banquet in the presidential palace in Saigon Wednesday night but Lodge was a center of much of the talk andfbanter becauseof his vic tory in Tuesdays New Hamp shire Republican presidential primary Everywhere he went McNa niara pledgedUS determina tion to help in the fight against the Communists Ask Reds to return crew of downed jet FRANKFURT Germany AP American fliers shot over Communist East Germany are reported alive TheUnited Stateris trying to get them back and denies a So viet charge that they were spy ing A nurse tt a hospital in Gar delegen East Germany said he three officers aboard the jet bomberwhich the Soviet Union admitted shooting dawn sur vived and one was brought to hospital Tuesday night He wasnt hurt she by telephone Wednesday He joined his o th e r com rades The nurse declined to isay who took the pilot away She said she did not know his name three Americans are Capt David I Holland 35 of Holland Minn Capt Melvin J Kessler 30 of Philadelphia and 1st Li Harold W Welch 24 of Detroit The United States and the So viet Union exchanged formal protests over the incident in which the RB66B recon naissance bomber was shot down 30 miles inside East Ger many Tuesday The crewmen parachuted A Soviet note handed to US Charge rAffaires Walter G Sitoessel in Moscow charged that the American plane was on spying mission Pay raise attacked by Hal leek BULLETIN WASHINGTON un The House approved pay raises for most federal employes Thursday and took up the knotty problem of boosting its own pay by a year WASHINGTON WVT op Re publican congressional leaders disagreed in public Thursday over the advisability of a fed eal p a y increaseVincluding a a year rise for members of Congress Rep Charles AHalleck of In diana House GOP leader told reporters he thought a federal ratheriUtimed at this moment and that his inclination is to vote against it At the Sen Everett M Dirksen of Il linois Senate Republican leader said that if the House sends the paybill toAthe Senate he will support the increase as commensurate with the dig nityprestige and demands of congressional office Halleck said before a pay raise is voted we ought to cut down on federal spending House Democratic leaders are supporting the bill Before a final vote comes Thursday however a move may bfcmade to trim from 000ayear to the in creases that would go to mem bers ot Congress and other high paid government officials A total of 17 million federal em ployes would benefit under the bill with the average mailman and government secretary get ting a raise The House spent Wednesday debating the issue of whether it deserved an increase after go ing nine years Without one and heard a resounding yes from Democratic leader Carl Albert of Oklahoma and assistant Dem ocratic leader Hale Boggs of Louisiana It also heard some equally rousing nos and demands that the House stand up and be counted on a roll call vote in stead of trying to pass the bill by a nohrecord voice vote The members who needed no such reminders were told repeatedly by the bills sup porters that they faced a hard and disagreeable task in vot ing to raisetheir own year salaries Inside The Globe PILOTSPLAN the wearin o the green Page 8 OPEN HOUSE Sunday at Mental Health Center Page 17 Editorials 4 Society news M10 5651 Phototax Harry Storey v A diorey chief lobbyist forthe Iowa Farm BureauFederation confers with Lt Gov WilJiam Mooty during a lull in the Senate debate on legislative reappdrtionrhent btorey wants a 51member Senate instead of one of 56 members as sought by senators fromthe most populous counties and as approved by the House Observers say Mootys position on the controversy isunclear but that he has indicated he agrees with Storey Hughes Ill veto 51seat Senate North Iowa news12 Sports news 1314 Mason City news U1721 Comics u Cleer Lake news 19 Cub Gazette 20 Classified pages 2223 BULLETIN DES MOINES MVThe House refused Thursday to concur in a Senate amend ment to the temporary reap portionment bill cutting the Senate from 56 to 5T mem bers By a vote of 9611 it sent the measure back to the Sen ate which can cither recede from its amendment or insis on it If the Senate insists the bill would go to a conference com mittee between the two houses to work out a compromise DES MOINES GOV Harold Hugheswarned Iowa legislators Wednesday night that if they send him a reap portionment bill with only one change in the addi tion ot one member he will veto it The Democratic governors statementadded a new clement to the situation in the Republi cancontrolled legislature where a small county bloc in the Sen ate has twice pushed through a revised plan for a 51 member Senate The rural forces stood by their guns Wednesday afternoon in amending a House bill which called for a Senate of 56 mem bers The amended bill was passed 31 to 19 and sentback to the House to await develop mepts Thursday Gov Hughesopposition to the small change in the Senate had been suspected but was not made official until the lawmak ers had recessed for the day Ho said he wanted to assure them of his stand before they go any further The addition of one member denlial assassin to the Senate for Polk County does not meet the guidelines set out by the Federal Court and does not carry out the man date of the people the gover nor said f Consideringthe great effort that is being put into develox ing a reapportionment plan by members of the legislature and the expense of prolonging the session now in its third it seems only fair for me to make my position clear on this particular point before the legis House 50 to 70 will be hired North Iowans T are directors Blue Ribbon Beef Pack Inc a new beef slaughter plant will be builtthisyear in the general Mason City area SixMaspn Citymenas incpr 19 advisory d tors from North Iowa formed the new Iowa corpora tion to construct and operate the new plant The members of the initial boardof directors are John Dougan Route 1 Mason City president Clem Hebel vice president Dr Sterling Barber secretary Robert Isen see treasurer and Keith Roz en andRussel JLegreid The articles of incorporation filed Thursday with the Iowa Secretary of State provide for an authorized capitalization of 1000000 shares of no par com mon stock The initial public sale to Iowa residents only of 300000 shares of stock at a share is planned for soon after May 1 Together with the more than subscribed by the incor porators and organizers this will provide the corporations initial capital Plans call for the plant to be in operation by the end of 1964 according to Barber The con struction cost of the plant will be between and 000 he said Another will be spent in equipping the plant The plant will slaughter be tween 560 and 800 head of cattle day to start Barber added The initial employment of the olant will be between 50 and 70 fn the future Barber said the capacity of the plant could in Republican leaders leary of the veto and public re action in the states more popd REMAP Continued on Page 2 has gone any furcrease to between 1000 and 1 SOO head a day Maximum em oloyment at the plant would be about 150 Barber added The organizers of the new cor AH iiicoiiic i 111UIC popu nie IIVVT lous areas sought to reject the Pration have had two meetings with representatives of Armour Co operator of the Decker packing plant Mason City Bar Another claims Ruby was insane DALLAS MVAnother defense psychiatrist testified Thurs day that Jack Ruby was legal ly insine when he killed Lee Harvey Oswald It is my opinion that Jack Ruby did not know the ence between right and wrong or the nature or consequences of his act Dr Walter Brom berg of New York told the jury in Rubys murder trial Bromberg said he believed Ruby was ia a slate of sus pended consciousness when he killea Oswald accused piesi He described Ruby whom he examined in December and again in January as an ex tremely emotional unstable per son Bromhergs testimony coin cided closely with that given by Dr Manfred Guttmacher Bal timore psychiatrist who testi fied foi the defense several days ago Lawyers for both sides agreed as the session began that testi mony would be completed Thursday Ruby has not taken the witness rtand and there were no indications that he would DR STERLING BARBER er continuedThe possibility of the new plant selling beef car casses and byproducts to Ar mour was discussed at these meetings The possibility of the new plant doing contract slaughtering for Armour also was discussed We are building a plant just ike Armour would build if they planned a new plant in Mason 3ty Barber said The organizers originally con acted Armour representatives about the possibility of a general packing operation but these representatives indicated Ar mour would like to continue its own pork operation in Mason Barber added Because of this Barber added we thought a beef plant to complement Deckers pork operation was a natural de velopment The Decker plant processes only about 20 beef carcasses an hour he said No definite site has been se ectcd for the new plant but Barber indicated it would be lo ated within a 30mile radius of Mason City We will build in a locale BEEF PLANT Continued on Page 2 SAME DATE1H343 BUck Ui U Monti 1   

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