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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 23, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Newspape tdHed for Home newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 Associated Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MARCH 23 10o a Consists ot Two J7 victor in court worries Nehru Causes over 200 deaths NEW DELHI India AP Prime Minister Nehru ha urged Pakistan to join with In dia in measures to halt Moslem Hindu rioting which has resul ed in some 200 deaths in eastern India Nehru made the proposal in private letter to Pakistani Pres ident Mohammed Ayub Khan o Friday informed sources dis closed Monday Nehru was de scribed as greatly concerne that the religious disorder might turn into massacres an provoke new trouble between In dia and Pakistan The 74yearold Indian leader still recovering from a mil stroke in January urged imme diate talks between the tiom ministers of both nations as first step m a joint effort to pre vent further bloodshed Ayub Khan has not yet replie to Nehrus overture the source said Nehru described the rampag es ofHindu mobs as a reactio to antiHindu rioting in Eas Pakistan last December an January and the flood of Hind refugees into India from th predominantly Moslem area th sources said The Indian government say 150000 refugees from Eas Pakistan entered India in th first 11 weeks of the Christians were in the exodus Thompson man killed in accident THOMPSON A Thompson farmer was killed and his wife and two daughters were in jured in a twocar accident near here Sunday Dead is Willis E Brackey 38 Injured were Mrs Brackey 36 and their daughters Judy 14 and Wendy 12 Brackey was kilted when the car he was driving collidec headon with a car driven b Gary Olson 21 Thompson at crest of a hill ion a gravel roac near here Olson was seriously injured taken to a Roch ester Minn hospital He suf fered head injuries Mrs Brackey was reported in serious condition but improv ing at a Mason City hospital Monday The two girls were in satisfactory condition in a For est City hospital The Brackeys were on the way home from church at the time of the accident three sons had preceded the rest of the family home hi another auto Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 pm at the Beth any Lutheran Church Thomp son for Brackey Burial will be in the Salem Memorial Ceme tery Lake Mills Surviving include his wife Donna three sons James Craig and Wesley all at home two daughters Wendy and Judy his parents Mr and Mrs Clifford Brackey Lake Mills a sister Mrs Ross Sharlyn Throlson Marion and a broth er Wendell Lake Mills North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with south east rain changing to snow with winds shifting to north erly and turning colder north west Monday night lows 20s northwest to southeast Tuesday showers southeast northwest windy end turning much coWor highs northwest to southeast Weather details on 2 FuROM MOM Washingtons Linda Felber gets a kiss from her mother after the blonde wonthe Americas Junior Miss titlemMobile Ala She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Richard J Felber of Colfax Wash More changes expected in Presidents Cabinet WASHINGTON AP After four months some rumblings of stress and more change areau teamPresident Johnson inherited from the late John FKennedy Plump Press Secretary Pierre Salinger quit on Thursday to est his charm on California voters in quest of a US Sen ate seat He was the fourth of pro forma resignation leaving Johnson free to form his administration OnlyXAtty Gero Robert Kennedys firststringers to eave the White House On the same day a report was aired that Secretary of Itate Dean Rusk planned to re ign in November was in itantly denied by airconcerned Salingers departure appar ently a most amicable leave aking could well be an omen of further changes if only for he simple reason that an elec ion year is a restless time for politicians Yet the White House resigna ions have been remarkably few 0 date considering the y of adjustment since Nov 22 or theKennedy men who vir ually idolizedtheir slain chief Despite the pressures of the xlitical season there has been no authoritative word official r unofficial from any member if Kennedys Cabinet indicating 1 departure from the team be ore the election In reply to a question at his ews conference Saturday Tohnson said he has seen no ign that supporters of the late resident are anxious to leave is administration Johnson is reelected each labinet officer submit a Kennedy has stated he does no intend to stay on after Noveni bereyen if Johnson asks him to But others too may fee they will have discharged by then their obligation to help Johason preserve the continuity of government There have been some visible strains many rumors and oc casional behindscenes skirm ishing over policy Some Kenne dy men are closer to the cen ter of power than they were be away influ fore from ence some have moved the inner orbit of Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara enjoys even greater favor if possible than he did under Kennedy he is the Cabinet strong man Rusk despite last weeks ru mors has seemed to be farther in than before a series oi overseas flareups has demand ed one foreign policy huddle after another Worthing ton to seek state post DES MOINES WWRep Loren Worthington DL a m o n i an nounced Monday he will run for state auditor on the Democratic ticket He said he is running for the office because I feel Gov Har old Hughes needs help in the statehouse in putting through his program for a better Iowa 20 saved after freighter burns SAN JUAN Puerto Rico AP seamen were rescued rom the Caribbean Sunday ight after abandoning the blaz ng freighter Beth owned by a ew Yorker and skippered by is brother The Liberian freighter World onquil picked up the men from heir lifeboat and headed for a endezvous with the Coast uard cutter Aurora which as dispatched to bring them o S a n Juan They were dufe fonday All survivors report ed in good condition Among them were George Markakis the master and the chief engi neer Alexander Markakis brothers of the owner Andreas Markakis of New York The 2300ton Beth which flies the Panamanian flag was re ported about to sink as wallowed in seas south of the Dominican Republic the flames fed by a cargo of lubricating oil and chemicals 5 The freighter caught fire about 2 am Sunday while sail ing from Port Arthur Tex to the French island of Martinique southeast of Puerto Rico radio operator flashed word to the Coast Guard at San Juan 300 miles away that the fire had gotten out of control Minutes later came a second signal that the crew was aban doning ship Coast Guard and Navy planes took off from Puerto Rican bases and spotted the lifeboat bobbing in the waves The planes circled the survivors and communicated by means of a radio parachuted to the life boat Hughes signs remap DES MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes signed the tern porary redistricting bill Mondaj and expressed hope that in th future the reapportioned legis lature willmake the cause o agriculture their cause to a greater degree than ever be tore The governor said he signed the bill with a profound sens of humility and thanksgiving He said it is the most farreach ing enactment by the Iowa Leg islature in this century He praised members of th their in dividual positions may hav been in the apportionment de bate for solving the stubborn reapportionment problem Hughes expressed particula thanks to the legislative leader ship in both parties for provid ing a classical example of uni bipartisan effort to an is sue that clearly transcends par tisan considerations We lowans on the farms and in the cities must plan togelhei and work together if we are tc prosper together Hughes said the concept tha all citizens should have an equa voice in government is a consti tutional guarantee that mus prevail over other considera tions The reshuffling of legislativ seats was since a con stitutional amendment wa adopted in 1904 The 1904 amendment set up essentially the plan under vvhicl present legislature wa elected The only change in thL formula came in 1928 with an amendment providing that no county could have more than one Senate seat That provision along with several others was thrown ou y the Federal Court which ast Jan 15 ordered reapportion ment t The major difference between the new plan and the existing system is in the influence thai hemore populous counties wil lave in the lawmaking body Their strength wil be greatly increased A majority of the current House of Representatives was about 7 per cent o the people Under the new plan about 45 per cent of the people will elect a House majority About 35 per cent of the peo pie elected a majority of the present Senate About 39 per cent will elect a Senate major ty this fall To put it another way the 11 argest counties which contain half the Iowa population wil elect 39 per cent of the new House and 478 per cent of the Senate This is somewhat less than he onemanone vote concept hat some propose However he population factor is in creased enough that some hange in the legislative atti ude is expected The House now has 108 mem bers There is one for each county One more is added from each of the nine most populous ounties The new House will have 124 eats but some counties wont a representative all to hemselves Polk County which low has two House seats will have 11 Other counties with two scats n the present House and the number they will have under he new plan are Linn 6 Black Hawk Scott and Wood niry 5 each Pottawattamie 4 Dubuque 3 and Clinton and retaining each Counties with one seat each In he present House which will lave two under the new plan re DCS Moines Lee Wapello Marshall Story Jasper Cerro Gordo and Webster Muscatine and Louisa coun ies now with one representa ive each will form a twocoim REMAP Continued on Page 1 TO FREE FLIERS All three crewmen of the U S plane downed over East Germany March 10 will soon be free Capts David I Holland Holland Minn and Melvin J Kessler Philadelphia left to right will be released by Russians soon LtHarold W Welch Detroit was freed Saturday GOOD NEWS Mr and MrslSm Kessler of Philadelphia are all smiles as they receive telephone calls of congratulations after it was an nounced that their son Air Force Capt Melvin J Kessler 30 will be returned to U S control by the Soviet Union To free 2 of Her fliers WASHINGTON Soconclusion these viet Union has agreed to return two American fliers shot down over East Germany March 10 Their fellow crewman leased Saturday The announcement that was re the wo were to be freed was made Sunday by Secretary of State Dean Rusk on the CBS radiotel evision program Face the Cation He got the word by telephone from Soviet Ambas sador Affably F Dobrynin just before going on the air would the matter will now be taken off the books Rusk said The secretary did not say when the fliers would 3e freed only that they short ly will be back in this country The airmen are Capts David I Holland 35 of Holland Minn and Melvin J Kessler 31 of Philadelphia The third mem ber of the crew Lt Harold W Welch 24 of Detroit was freed by Soviet authorities Saturday Tha Russians have been insist ng that the fate of the Ameri cans was a matter to be settled by the United States and East Germany Washington has re used to deal with the East Ger nan government contending he Soviet Union is still the oc cupation authority in East Ger many The Russians are simply re easing the men Rusk said The Soviets came to their own inter wing j V late Western air space in Ger many These planes are cepted and warned by wagging that they are out of their domain Thus far Soviet pilots have responded to the warnings by correcting their flight course Western fliers have been or dered not to shoot at any for eign plane unless it is definitely determined that ttfe plane is a combat mission on Con claim US property WASHINGTON UP Fidel Castro won a major victory m the U S Supreme Court Monday The court ruled 81 that U S courts are without power to pass oh his confiscation of property in Cuba owned by Ameri cans Justice John M Harlan delivered the majority decision Justice Byron R White wrote a dissenting opinion The case involved efforts by the Castro govern ment to recover MA L proceeds from sale of a car IXUDy S Mew go sugar shipped to this country by a Cuban manu InWVPT nilitc facturer property lUTTyCI UUIlS was seized Most of Ihe capital stock of im the manufacturer is owned by III lam My FUSS residents of theUhited States DALLAS attorney Percy Foreman said Monday he wasquitting the Jack Ruby case Foreman said the disagree ment was over his relations with the press He said Eva Grant one of Rubys sisters advised him to limit his discussions with news men to no comment Foreman saidhe thought thatwas wrong The 61yearold 6foot4inch lawyer had met with Ruby Sun day for the first time since agreeing last Thursday to take over the defense r Boi foreman told newsmen at the courthouse that he was bow ing out and read them a lctter he said he had written to Ruby telling him of his decision Telling of his disagreement he felt that Ruby had been tried Ihe secretary sidestepped and convicted in news media however a question as to whethbefore his trial in court He said er the United States had estabhe thought it necessary to keep lished the principle that the inthe public informed of develop cident was a Soviet responsibiliments in the case tv Soviet planes frequently vio On the Inside Editorials 4 Society news 891C Latest markets M Mason City news V Comks Clear Lakenews 19 Transit timetabfe 20 Classified pges 2021 Caravan meets Algona team ALGONA A scvenVnile caravan met the Algona team as it returned from the state basketball tournament in Moines Sunday The cars es corted the team nine miles from St Joe to a pep bly at the Algona High School were the mayors of Algona William Finn and Whittemore William Fandel and the head of the Algona Chamber of Commerce Thomas Rich The crowd of over 1000 was brought to Its by the announcement from Supt 0 B La ing No school Monday KKK to construct allwhite village ATLANTA Ga AP A new plan to escape integration is be ing considered by Ku Klux Klan leaders who spoke at a mass rally attended by Black Muslims Robert Shelton of Tuscaloosa Ala imperial wizard of the United Klans of America Inc told The Associated Press in an interview Sunday night that the Klan is considering a pilot pri vate Caucasion community Its still in the planning stage he said and it may be more than a year before any thing is started Architects are working on it now Earlier at a rally in Atlanta Calvin Craig grand dragon of the Georgia Klan described Muslim Malcolm X as the com ing Negro leader He said that Dr Martin Luther King Jr president of the Southern Chris tian Leadership Conference has gone as far as he can with the peaceful movement The Ne groes realize that even with peace they are not going to get what they want Craig said the Klan was not what he called jetage resist land with maybe a hundred homes The facilities will be for the white Caucasian race The location has not been de termined he said but probab ance Well fight if were at tacked he said 1 ed the htllidn h CU r which may question of theory version as affected by York law What the Supreme Court did do is this It said lower courts were wrong in ruling that seiz ure of property in Cuba belong ing to Americans was in viola tion of international law and that therefore the Castro government could not be said to have to the sugar r fer the money to a ap Pointed by the New York Su Preme Court The receiver was to hold the money for thebene fit of shareholders of the sugar manufacturer f y on what is known as the act of state doctrine The doc trine holds that American courts should not pass on validity of acts of foreign governments per formed in their capacities as sovereigns within their own ter ritories Harlans majority opinion said m effect that it was a difficult decision and one that would not be popular but that the court majority felt it was necessary nri pmt10 of tJlls may be we that both the national P655 toward the the rule of 3 r e best by maintaining intact the act of state doctrine in this re alm of its application he said In his dissent White said he was dismayed that the court has with one broad stroke de clared the ascertainment and application of international law beyond the competence of tha courts of the United States in a ment the executive of no other government seems to require such insulation from internation al law adjudications in its courts and no other judiciary Birmingham and Ala The Klan leaders spoke to an estimated 1000 persons at the rally in downtown Atlanta Their targets were the civil rights bill Mayor Ivan Allen Jr of Atlanta Police Chief Herbert T Jenkins and Atty Gen Robert F Ken nedy White persons predominated but Jeremiah X leader of the Atlanta Black Muslim move ment and members of the Stu dent Nonviolent Coordinating Committee also were present acknowledging the presence of Jeremiah X and an aide said I have more re spect for Jeremiah than I do for the mayor of Atlanta Id rather fice ascertain and apply internation al law BEHAN BURIED DUBLIN Ireland W Thou sands ot Dubliners paid their last respects Monday to Bren dan Bchan as the eccentric Irish writer was buried at Glasnevin Cemetery SAMi   

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