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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for Home e newspaper that mokes all borj CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 104 Home Edition preM nd United PMM Full Lease Wirei MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH If 1944 10e a Paper Consists of Four SectionsSection 34 Hughes gets remap H Vows there will be no waste WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Johnson asked Congress Thursday for billion in for eign aid to help builda work in which the weak can walk without fear In a special message to a Con gress which has become in creasingly resistant to foreign aid in recent years Johnson de picted the program as a bulwark against both war and the am bitions of Communist imperial ism He promisednowaste in the operation and asked for perma nent authority for US arms aid abroad On Capitol Hill there were prompt predictions of trouble ahead for the Presidents pro posals Senate Republican leader Ev erett M Dirkscn of Illinois said there were still possibilities for real economies Senate Democratic leader Mike Mans field of Montana commerided the President for the reduced requests but said as always the program will have to plow a difficult road Rep Otto Ej Passman DLa chairman of the House Appro priations subcommittee which handles foreign aid said he hopedc would approve less than billion i House committee hearings on the may open next week but Senate hearings are not erectedto begin until after the Easter recess Johnson laid the groundwork for his billion in arms aid and billion for eco nomic this summation The proposals contained in this message express self interest at the same time tha they proclaim our nationa ideals U S OFFER United States negotiator at the telks S Fisher caled Soviet Union todestroy 480 of their Badger strategic bombers shown In return fXld theJ S WOUW take an umber of shown below out of its bomber fleet U S proposes We will be laying up a har vest of woe for us and our chil dren if we shrink from the task of grappling in the world coin munity with poverty arid ignor ance the grim recruit ing sergeants of communism They flourish wherever we falter If we default on pur ob ligations communism will ex pand its ambitions c That is the stern equation which dominates our anc from can be no es cape in logic or in honor Johnson disclosed in the long awaited message that he has de cided against any major shake up in the overseas assistance program He had appointed special committee to study re organization possibilities instead Johnson concentrated on a number of streamlining ac tivities which he saidj would boost efficiency of the program help US friends abroad get off the dole and vat the same time aid in frustrating the am bitions of Communist imperial ism for world domination Johnson noted the billion for the fiscal year starting next July 1 is billion below Presi dent John F Kennedys original foreign aid request a year ago Congress chopped off about billion after a stiff fight Even with Johnsons reduced figure the overseas assistance program is expected to run into more trouble in Congress this GENEVA AP The United States proposed to the Sovie Union Thursday that they eac destroy 480 planes from their strategic bomber fleets over woyear period The proposal for destructio of American B47 and Sovie TU16 Badger bombers wa made at a meeting of the 17 nation disarmament cbnferenc by US negotiator Adrian S Fisher It differed substantially from the demand for total destructioi of all strategic bombers of bbt nations made to the conference on Jan 29 by Soviet delegate Semyon K Tsarapkin Fisher suggested that the twt big powers should each destroj 20 planes a month over a two year period In addition he said the United States is prepared to destroy an additional agree number of planes in its moth ball reserve Fisher stressed that de struction of planes would hav to be carried out under stric observation by the other nation The B47 and the TU16 bomb ers are logical armaments with Continued on 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Rain Thursdaynight chang ing to snow Friday Some freez ing rain or drizzle likely north west part late Thursday night and early Friday Lows Thurs day night in low 30s Turning colder Friday highs in the 30s Moderate easterly winds through Thursday night Weather on pate Lynda Bird no longer a teenager WASHINGTON The residents older daughter Lyn la Bird Johnson turned 20 Thursday with college examina ions rather than celebrations on her mind She was handed the worst birthday present she could get LYNDA BIRD Two tests lift from her test on Friday a family spokes man explained Wednesday Lyndas farewell to the teens was thus destined to be a rath er quiet affair Close associates say she doesnt like celebrations anyway WIENER DIES CAMBRIDGE Mass Dr Norbert Wiener 68 famed sci entist and considered the father of automation died Wednesday in Stockholm Sweden which to start the process of physical destruction of arms Fisher said1 The United States and the Soviet Union possess roughly comparable numbers of these aircraft and the two types of aircraft have been assigned generally similar strategic roles Fisher met in advance an ex pected Soviet objection that both the B47 and the Badger are being phased but of battle ready forces as obsolete The phasing out of aircraft doesnot mean destruction he said Bombers in storage can be flying again in shortorder Fisher warned that the B47 and the Badger also could be come a threatto peace ifthey fell into the hands of nonnuclear powers 4 billion in foreign aid Viet Nam seeks to end feud PHNOM PENH Cambodia un South Vietnamese delega tion arrived in this Cambodian capital Thursday toseek an end to the long feud between the In dochinese neighbors Vietnamese peacemakers will meet with Cambodian officials through the weekend in talks on border areasdisputed by the countries A border settlemen would pave the way for resiimp Ion of diplomatic relations Brig Gen Nuynh Van Cao leaded the 13 negotiators from Saigon His former position as commander of Viet Nams 4th corps zone gave him special familiarity with the disputed border areas in the southern part of Viet Nam Success in these negotiations s expected to lead to a confer ence soon between South Viet Barns military premier Maj Gen Nguyen Kharih and the volatile ruler of Cambodia Norodam Sihanouk threatening to open diplomatic relations with Communist North Viet Nam re ersed himself Monday arid renew Inside The Globe ALLSTATE GIRLS bas ketball team selected Page 16 RIME increasingin Cerrb County Page Editorials x 4 Society news S4J Lake news 101112 North Iowa news SpoVts news 15U Comics 18 Cub Gazette Mason City said he to contacts withSaigon North Viet Nam had not re plied clearly to his for recognition of Cambodias pres ent borders Sihanouk said We wfll put our cards on the ablein a game among Phnom 5enh Saigon and Hanoi said he prince and the one which ecognizes ourfrontiers as they are now will be our partner for Khanh immediately arranged o send the delegation toPhnom Penh and said he was ready to meet with Sihanouk at any time anywhere except in a lommunist The Vietnamese premier said he Phnom Penh talks will deal mainly with the nagging border ispute Presumably they will include infiltration of Commu nist Viet Cong guerrillas into South Viet Nam through Cam bodia Belli is fired by Ruby Didnt agree with defense BULLETIN HOUSTON Rubys brothers and sisters employed Percy Foreman of Houston Thursday as chief defense counsel for the slayer of Lee Harvey Oswald accused pres identfaf assassin Foreman announced DALLAS slayer Jack Ruby fired his head at torney controversial Melvin Belli Wednesday night And in a letter from his jail cell pro testing Bellis bitter criticism of Dallas Ruby said he had tried to disengage the lawyer as far back as Jan 22 A Dallas jury convicted Ruby Saturday of slaying Lee Harve Oswald accused assassin o President Kennedy and sen tenced him to death in the elec ric chair In angry reaction Belli de clared it a kangaroo railroad verdict by a jury that shoved down our throats LAWYER MELVIN BELLI Photofax He called Dallas a festerin sore Dist Atty Henry Wad a hog caller and said noi wesee the shame of Dallas i all its glory Gov John Connally said Be iis remarks were unfounded untrue The president of th American Bar Association calle them intemperate and abu sive and a discredit to bin Meat label bill passed DES MOINES UPI Iowa housewives will knfcw when they are buying imported meat and meat products if a bill passed by t h e Senate Thursday be comes law The upper chamber passed and sent to the governor a Houseapproved measure re quiring import labels to be attached fresh canned frozen and cured meats fromi oreigh countries sold or offered for sale in De Gaulle pro new image to Mexico MEXICO CITY dent Charles de Gaulle ends his isit to Mexico Thursday after hiree days of trying to project new image of France as a big rother of Latin America The French president and his wife were to leav by plane at oon for the French Caribbean sland of Guadeloupe After vis is to Cayenne French Guiana nd Martinique they return to 3aris March 23 In a joint communique signed vith Mexican President Adolfo xpez Mateos Wednesday night e Gaulle pledged France vould work at the XJN Trade onference in Geneva next week could pay Latin America better rices for its raw materials and manufactured products The two presidents also pledged to work for develop ment of exchanges between Latin America land the Europe an Common Market calling such exchanges desirable for their mutual benefit De Gaulle arrived Monday by jet to an enthusiastic welcome Despite his 73 years he carried out a schedule much younger men might have found exhaust ing Wednesday 50000 shoving cheering students gave De Gaulle such a boisterous wel come to the National University that police were alarmed But no one was hurt and DC Gaulle sweating profusely made it into Ihe packed university audi torium for speech andto his profession Belli was unavailable for com ment He was in Mexico City Walter C Craig of Phoenix Ariz the bar association head aid Wednesday in San Fran Cisco he had received manj complaints about Bellis re marks some of which were tele vised live nationally and tha they would be taken up by th bars committee on professiona grievances Rubys sister Mrs Eva Grant told the Dallas Morning News she sent the dismissal letter by airmail to Bellis San Francisco law office The balding defendant and his family were dissatisfied with the defense presented by Bell and shocked at the tirade he de livered Mrs Grant said She said Bellis caustic crit icism of Dallas the jury and trial officials was not sharec by Jack or the family The Jetter said Ruby tried to disengage Belli Jan 22 after a disagreement over defense tactics but Belli bitterly op posed and forced himself on Ruby and would not consent at that time to any local adequate competent counsel Ruby pleaded innocent by vir tue of insanity His lawyers con BELLI Continued on Page 2 JACK RUBY Fighting flares in rus Cyprus AP Figbtirig flared up in troubled Cyprus early Thursday with Greek Cypriots reported using mortars against a village of Turkish Cypriots 28 miles west of Nicosia Jt was the first fightingoti the east Mediterranean island in week A British army spokesman said firing started at the vil lage of Ghaziveran said to be surrounded by Greek Cypriots First reports said the trouble appeared to start over a road block erected by the 500 Turkish villagers as a protec ion Greek Cypriots objected to the road barriers which were astride the main road from Nic osia to the west of the island Turkish Cypriots in the all Turkish town of Lefka 5 mile southwest of Ghaziveran threat ened to attack Greek Cyprio villages near them if the Greel Cypriots did not cease firing bj 10 am But 15 minutes after that hour there was no word that an attack had started The British saidTurkish Gyp riot leaders were flown to Gha ziveran by helicopter Fires were reported inside the village The British said firing con tinued through the morning as the Turks refused to surrender The Greek Cypriots halted truce patrol of British Greek and Turkish Cypriot troops eas of Ghaziveran Blames Army for faulty materials used in air base WASHINGTON AP The General Accounting Office Thursday blamed Air Force and Army engineers for approving aulty materials used by an owa contractor in construction f runways at the Seliridge Air orce Base Mount Clemens Mich James H Hammond associ te director of the GAOs de ense accounting and auditing ivision told a House armed erviccs subcommittee Wcdnes ay it will cost million to estore the bad paving He listed two reasons for the Air Force and the waste 1 The rny engineers approved con truction of the pavements with ggregate containing an axces ive percentage of deleterious materials which they should ave known was unsuitable and ould cause serious pavements efects 2 The Army engineers ap roved the use of aggregate ontaining even greater per entages of deleterious mater al than were permitted by he inadequate contract spccifi ations The Sclfridge pavements and elated facilities were construct by Western Contracting orp Sioux City Iowa underi a million contract dated July 28 1958 Hammond said The Air Force accepted the runway in December 1958 and the remaining pavements in November 1953 Rep Porter Hardy D Va subcommittee chairman said the primary runway was closed for three months in 1963 to per mit resurfacing at a cost of In addition Hardy said n less than one monh in 1962 119 tires had to be replaced planes at a cost of a tire He said jet engines also were damaged by small stones sucked up from the runway Hammond said the Detroit Army Engineers District de signed the pavements and the Air Force was responsible for determining whether they were adequate The material he said was irawn from a source proposed by the contractor the Oxford Pit of the American Aggregates which immediately prior to the contract award had been removed from the list of proved sources Acceptance by the Army cn inecrs of the Oxford Pit Ham mond said permitted the West ern Contracting Corp to reduce ts cost for the aggregate by an estimated to To sign new plan ap Pleased with interim plan DES MOINES AP lowji legislators laid a temporary re apportionment plan before Gov Harold Hughes Thursday and started wrestling with a consti tutional amendment for a per manent redistricting formula Both Senate and Horse in a rare exhibition of speedy action approved Wednesday a ternpo rary plan calling for a 59mem ber Senate apportioned on popu lation and area and a 124meni ber House based primarily on population Hughes indicated he would not sign the bill until Monddy What the measure him does is to loosen rural Iowas hold on the legislature and give cities and larger counties more short of the General Assembly starting with the 1965 session A prolonged discussion of Jerrnanent plan appeared likely Because many of the lawmakers feel both House and Senate in he temporary arrangement are oo large v It is axiomatic in political cir les that reducing the size of ither house in a legislature never can be accomplished withouta lengthy wrangle over whose seat is eliminated Already on the House calen dar is a proposed constitutional amendment placed there with out recommendation by the House Reapportionment Com mittee to serve as a vehicle toward the permanent formula A constitutional amendment which must be passed by two successive sessions of thelegis ature and then ratifiedby a vote of the people is necessary or the permanent plan Unlike he temporary plan the consti tutional amendment proposal would not be subject to approv al by the governor Both plans however are sub ect for review by a threejudge federal court panel which or dered the legislature to reappor ion itself in time for this years elections and thereby brought n the current special session Bills were being drafted by My Gen Evan Hultman and ecretary of State Melvin D ynhorst to move back the dead ne for filing nomination papers or the primary election next une and specifying the proce ure for legislative candidates o follow in filing for election The filing deadline is set by aw at 65 days before the pri mary election in this casa larch 28 Hultman and Syn orst propose that for this year nly the filing deadline be de ayed for 10 days or until pril 7 The procedure for some House andidates to follow must be Banged because for the first me some members will be run ing in districts more than ne county A major hurdle of the special ssion was crossed when the enate late Wednesday after oon completed action on the emporary reapportionment bill ut the lawmakers weary from 4 days of wrangling over the measure seemed depressed in lead of elated Many commented that the bill REMAP Confinuedon Page 2   

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