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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 16, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper tor Homo Th newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 104 PreM United Prw international Full MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH U 1944 f a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection II million store planned To build Poverty tactics unveiled Shopping Center this summer it to Congress DES MOINES Republicans in the Iowa Senate rejected new reapportionment plan here Monday sending the thorny WASHINGTON problem back a conference iintr committee dent Johnson calling for total victory in the war against poverty asked Congress Monjj plan calling for a 55member day to approve a fivepoint million program to help v open the doors to prosperity for brought to the floor at am thft nafinnc nnnv anrf immAHiofalu wanf Viafnn the nations poor In a special message chief executive proposed ation of a economic opportunity headec by Peace Corps Director Sar gent Shriver Johnson asked Congress to approve plans for a Job Corps that eventually woulc 100000 youths who modernday counter grow to would be parts of the B6ys of the NewDeal days in more than 100 camps across the land He also called for establish ment ofnew programs to help needy students work their waj through college and federal subsidies for nity plans to attack poverty in cities and onfarms The President proposed for matioo of Domestic Peace Cotps to be called the Vol unteers for America which would enlist the skills of young and went before the Party caucuses in both houses ItNew speaking for Senate Republicans came out of the caucus at about 1 pm He said There has been a thorough discussion and a majority of the caucus is in favor of keeping the Senate at 51 members This has been the barricade to passage of a temporary reap portionment plan since a special session of the legislature con vened more than three weeks provide commu and old in the assault on causes of poverty tte Johnson said every dollar be was asking Congress to author ize for the program had been included in the billion budget he sent to Capitol Hill last January The total cost comes to 1 per cent of the fed era budget he said are fully a wire that this program will not eliminate all the poverty in America in a few months or a few years he said Poverty is deeply rooted and its causes are many But this program wjll show way to new opportunities for millions of our fellow citizens will provide a lever i th which we can begin to open the door to our prosperity for those who have been kept outside The proposed Job Corps would be composed of youths from 16 to 21 years old who would be selected from those who are not qualified for useful work A corps of 40000 boys and men in 100 camps and job train ing centers around the country is contemplated for the first year About half would work on special conservation projects to give them work experience and the other 50 per cent would get a blend of training basic edu cation and work assignment in the training centers i Government sources said the corps would not accept drug addicts or other delinquents but things stand now would choose those who might benefit most from leaving home and learning in a new environ ment Members of the armed forces may be used as instruc tors and federal facilities in cluding army camps may be leased to bouse corps members Officials said that a nationally known educator had been se lected to head the Job Corps His name was not disclosed v vJJ LIJU These officials also said the 14000member California Repiib administration had considered lican Assembly into the states and rejected a proposal to lower primary campaign Monday Cqnservatiyes topped off their Sold water victory by capturing ontrol of the volunteer party organization in a free swinging POVERTY Continutd on 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly ckwrfy mrowgh Tues day normorty cweter Monday ntgnf raws M north to 15 smith Highs Tuts day 35 Woather ofetails on Kill plan for 55 in 4 theSeriate By ROBERT SPIEGEL The committee had proposed ago Riglers announcement quelled a brief period of optimism There had report of Republican acceptance of the plan in the House caucus which had adjourned earlier Hep RaymondW Hagie RClarion said It looks good in the House Then came the rejection by thet Senate Republicans i There was sonic Democratic opposition to the conference committee plan as well The 55 member Senate would have giv en additional seats to Polk Black Hawk Linn Woodbury and Scott counties Under the 56member Senate plan backed by urban legislators of both par ties Polk wouldhave had two additional senators Sen George Moines had said he would op pose the 55seat plan as unfair there was a smaller majority in favor of the 51member Sen ate than there had been last week when the Senate voted for it 3020 After that vote Gpv Harold Hughes said he would veto a plan that included a 51meniber Senate This sent the issue to the House Senate conference committee hoping to work out differences The conference committee was scheduled to meet again Monday afternoon but some thought a new conference com mittee would have to be formed OMaltey expressed an opin ion held by some when he said I think the federal court will wind apportioning us as LOTS OF GREENERY Her names from Greene and shes playing The Wearin 0 the Green Sara Green a Clarke College freshman from Greene prepares to entertain fellow students at the colleges annualSt Patricks Day dinner on the Du buque campus Tuesday Sara is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Harry Green and plays the violin in the orchestra Ruby lawyers a re preparing Ruby re mained alone in a jail cell Mon day while his attorneys pre pared to appealthe verdict of a Dallas jury which sentenced him to death for murder Maximum security sur rounds Ruby Sheriff Bill Deck er said But Rubys attorney Melvin Belli said he is worried about a possible attempt on Rubys life arid has asked for extra protection for him Later on said when he has adjustedto the to Polk County Democratic Jolt of the verdict he probably representatives from Des will a large cell with Moines expressed similar views other prisoners He has had Sf Bulletin WASHINGTON W t he Russians have notified US military authorities that one of the RB64 crewmen re cently shot down over Com munist East Germany is in a Soviet military hospital other two were being held at an undisclosed location In formed sources said the Rus sians reported to US mili tary liaison officers in Ger many that American flier is not in serious condition offered to allow an American medical officer to visit him at Magdenburg Dallas authorities refused to dignify by comment a state ment Belli has1 made severa times since Ruby was convict ed Saturday morning of killing Lee Harvey Oswald accusec assassin of President Kennedy The attorney said Rubyis worried and so am I that they may slip someone into his prisoner a shiv knife in order to prevent our appeal Then they would make it appear as a suicide and this vicious city would have him off their hands Throughout the 23day trial three guards sat near Ruby in near in fact that Belli once protested they were listening to his conversations with Ruby They were seated in such a way as to be able to watch the spectators Saturday before the verdict was handed down TJecker pui three more in the front row 01 seats I havent gambled since they brought Ruby the sheriff said and Im certainly not going to gamble now Belli continued to rage against the Dallas oligarchy and insist that Ruby was rail roaded Ten days ago Belli told this reporter the Dallas oligarchy has ordered Rubys execution Youll see In Texas the jury fixes the penalty For murder punish California GOP panel for Barry FRESNO Calif Barry Goldwater carried the strifetorn endorsement of the ontest with Gov A Rockefellers forces Climaxing a stormy 12hour Sunday session the outnum jered Rockefeller delegates staged a walkout before the vote committing the CRA to support the Arizona senator in his California race against the New York governor The Rockefeller faction bat tled to prevent any endorse there was never any doubVabout the outcome All the Rockefeller backers could do was fight a long delaying ac tion that turned the convention into a parliamentary night mare Goldwater swept the endorse ment by a lopsided margin on a standing vote with only two doz en or so Rockefeller members still around to register their pro test pentup rancor in Re publican ranks burst out in the wellplanned maneuver by the conservatives to take over the partys statewide ment The Young Federation year club move Republicans fell to them last Page 19 STATE AREA Develop ment Group meeting set Page 26 Panama reports conflict Comments add to confusion WASHINGTON US spokesman has squelched opti mism arising from an Organi zation of American States an nouncement that the United States and Panama had agreed to resume diplomatic relations The situation was further con fused when an aide to Panamas President Roberto Chiari con firmed in Panama City the agreement announced by the OAS Panama broke diplomatic re lations with the United States Jan 10 after rioting in the Panama Canal Zone left 21 per sons dead and some 200 wound ed It said it would not resume relations until the United States agreed to renegotiate the 1903 treaty under which it has per petual rights to operate the canal Sunday nights announcement by Ambassador Juan Plate of Paraguay chairman of the spe cial OAS committee investigat ing and seeking a rec onciliation said The governments of tfip Rey public of Panama and of the United States of America have agreed to reestablish diplomat ic relations as soon as possible to seek the prompt elimiriation of the causes of conflict rela tive to the The agreementcalls for both countries to designate special ambassadors with sufficient powers to carry out discussions jective of reaching a fair and just agreement It added that diplomatic relaflight from Paris tions will be resumed as soon as possible A statement source said The United from the US Gbverri the Panama disturbances Photofax French DE GAULLE BEFORE DEPARTURE President Charles de Gaulle leads the way as he re guard in Paris prior to departing from Urly Field on his official visit to Mexico Left is Gen Louis Dedelier military governor of Paris De Gaulle in Mexico MEXICO president to visit Latin Ameri dent Charles de r Gaulle of ca France reached Mexico Monday for the start of a fourday visit Communists aimed to increase Frenchinflu are reported exploiting the vis f ence inLatin America Warm clear crowd weather awaited and a large his arrival in this capital De Gaulle flew to Merida on Yucatan peninsula from the where and his wife spent the nightafter a ninehour De Gaulle left Merida aboard a jetliner for the 635mile flight to Mexico Citj Mexico City was festooned with the French tricolor and me uiuLcu oidics emu ment and the Government of the white and red flags Panama as of 11 Pm Sunday n have had no meeting of the minds on either the days in Mexico in an effort to of relations or the procedures boost French prestige and trade to be followed in an attempt to as a prelude to visits to Argen solve the problems surrounding Una Brazil Peru and Uruguay this fall He is the first French to exi Jacob E Decker and Sons are ment ranges from two years irhconsidering longrange plans to pnsoriment suspended to improve and expand operations death in the electric chair in ATacrr Inside The Globe PARTY PRECINCT c TU V iciiuuiMiip oi Armour ana com cuses Thursday evening pany to the planning of a new in Mason City Armour has no plans to re duce or curtail operations of the Decker plant in Mason City T I Hunter general manager disclosed Monday Hunters announcement came as the result of apparent mis understanding concerning the relationship of Armour and Com jeef plant by local and area usiness people I i Hunters statement was made to clear up any questions and to set the record straight for our employes and many business Editorials in Mason City and the Society news MO11 area Sports news 1314 Bowling news Latest markets Mason City news Comics Ckar Lake news Transit timetable 15 171H 2 24 Classified pages 2425 North Iowa news 26 The statement continued Armour representatives did meet with the group represent ing a proposed new beef slaugh ter plant and concluded that we had no interest in joining with this group and them was no mu tual grounds for cooperation The group informed that Armour has its own program for the Decker plant Reference was made by the group in the newspaper article on Thursday that we are build ing a plant just like Armour would build if they planned a new plant in Mason City We dont know anything about such a plant being builtvlike Armour would build No Tflueprints for a plant were divulged We at Jacob E Decker and Sons are looking forward We in tend to improve and expand op erations Hunters statement follows Ihe announcement last week that 25 North Iowa men are incorporat ing Blue Ribbon Beef Pack Inc to build a new beef slaughter plant in the Mason City area this year That plant with equipment is to cost nearly a million dol lars according to the announce ment It would slaughter up to 800 cattle a day at the start and employ between 50 and 70 men Future capacity would be up to 1600 head daily with em ployment of about 150 it by stressing De Gaulles dif ferences with the United States particularly his pursuit of an independent foreign policy Wolfe warns of national rail strike WASHINGTON W Chief railroad negotiator J E Wolfe said Monday the coun try is on the verge of a na tional railroad strike Wolfe said five railroad un ions created the new strike threat by bypassing national negotiations and seeking separate talks with two in dividual railroads We have unimpeachable advice that the unions do in tend to strike Wednesday against the two railroads Wolfe said at a news con ference Wolfe released a copy of a letter the railroad negotiators delivered to Secretary of Labor W Williard Wirtz Sun day We respectfully ask that you move promptly to prevent the unions from turning pri vate disputes into public dis aster the letter said A Labor Department ob server at Wolfes press con ference said there would be no immediate comment from Wirtz Wolfe said that if the unions carry out plans to strike the Southern Pacific or the Louis ville Nashville ihc other railroads will immediately im pose wage and other work rules changes across the na tion SAME Slick Means Traffic Death In Fast 21 is ma in tenant Will locate at4thSW The Willowbrook Plaza Shop ping Center costing for buildings grounds and parking lot will be constructed this summer it was announced Monday with the signing of of the major tenants Gamble Skogmo Inc of Minneapolis A new Tempo lowmargin rei tail unit occupying merethan 30000 square feet will be one of the major units in the 19 store unit enterprise according to Atley Peterson vice presi dent in charge of operations at GambleSkogmo Inc Willowbrook Plaza Shopping Center which will be located at 16334th SW is owned by Had ley W and Nedra Florer and Leslie E and Ruth I Nelson ol Mason City The shopping center will oc cupy 340000 square feet includ ing parking space for about 700 cars The center will occupy the entire eight acres two acres of vyhich will be in buildings and sixvacres in landscaping and parking area Besides the GambleSkdgmo Inc unit andvunational food and varietystore1 there will be barbershop beauty shop bank automatic laundry camera shop and other shops Opening is scheduled for Aug ust 1964 The Tempo building will bo air conditioned and there will ample free parking area for the store Peterson said He de scribed it as a lowmargin re tail department store expressly designed for department store selections of quality merchan dise at lowest prices The store will feature wide aisles selfselection displays speedy checkout facilities Com plete merchandise lines will be in automotive supplies hardi ware appliances sporting goods housewares furniture luggage mens and womens wear childrens apparel home furnishings millinery sundries photographic supplies and jewelry The store also will feature automotive drivein service and handy supermarket parcel pick ups Store hours are to be keyed to the needs of the community Customers will have flexible credit facilities Everything is being done to make the Tempo Store an at tractive and pleasant shopping place Peterson said Its pri mary goal js to offer quality merchandise at greatly reduced prices The first Tempo store was opened in 1962 and four addi tional stores were opened that same year Currently there are 20 Tempo stores in operation in Minnesota N Dakota Wis consin Michigan Illinois Mon tana and Wyoming The Mason City store will the first to be opened inIowa It is similar to those in Austift and Faribault Minn Two addi tional stores will be opened this year according to the company In addition TempoSkogmo is operating five large Gamble low margin retail units in the Kan sas City area Architect and contractor for the new building here is the Les Nelson Construction Company of Mason City GambleSkogmo is a diversi fied corporati6n founded in 1925 whose wholesale and retail oper ation includes 42 lowmargin re tail units 445 companyowned stores and 2020 authorized dealers making 2517units op crating in 24 states and   

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