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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 8, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             Th North Iowas Wily Newspaper newspaper thot makes all North I o w o n s neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 AsiocUUd PreutBd UniUd Prim International Full Wlm MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY APRIL I 1H4 10e Paper Consists of Four Section Section No SO strike threatened U S Justice won t grant Iowa remap stay f M Temporary redistrict is u WASHINGTON Byron R White of the Supreme Court refused Wednesday to in terfere with a lower court order that the Iowa Legislature reap portion itself on an interim bas is before the June primary elec tion The order issued by a spe cial three judge US District Court in Des Moines Jan 15 was complied with by the Iowa in a measure sighed by the states governor on March 24 The special court said that after the June 1 election the legislature could take steps to amend the Iowa Constitution and provide for a permanent reapportionment in line with the US Constitution Three Iowa county auditors Dean Hill George T Nickels and Albert Drake petitioned Justice White to stay the special courts order pending action on a planned appeal to the US Supreme Court The three asked a stay until such time as the Jan 15 order can be clarified in such a man ner as to enable members of the General Assembly to in telligently perform duties which CRACKS FUSELAGE OF JET nose bent StWSSS LSnfte1 it the special court attributes to them Justice White made no com ment in rejecting the request of the three 145 ore OK in crash NEW YORK jet air liner carrying 145 persons Atty Gen Evan Hultman of Iowa in a brief submitted to Justice White objected to ra stay Hultman said procedures called for by the special court already were in operation and any 5tay could cause chaos and disorder in the elective process The General Assembly Hult man stated is now considering a swamn am while trying Continued en page 2 3rd committee in remap try i DES MOrNES AP A third legislative conference committee remained at bat Wednesday trying to wrap Up a reapportionment measure after two previous committees had struck out t vBep John Camp the committee chairman said after a threehour session Tues day that there was a good pos sibility that the four senators and four representatives would report out a plan After the committee worked more than an hour on a pro posal Wednesday mo r n i n g Camp said no agreement had been reached He said he was less optimistic than he had been Tuesday evening The third committee was ap pointed Tuesday after the sec ond group named reported that it was unable to agree Democrats urged that I he legislature give up the effort adjourn the special session bounced into cracked open land at JphnF Kennedy Inter national Airport Tuesday night At least 48 persons were treat ed for injuries from cuts bruises hysteria to dislocatedand broken bones Police said 15 of the more seri ously injured were taken to hos pitals One male passenger was treated for a heart attack The Boeing 07r a Pan Ameri can World Airways flight from San Juan PlR was landing in light fog when it bounced of the end of a runway and plowec into a marshy field There was no fire Foam was spread to reduce that possibil ity The crew helped passengers into two life rafts but some stepped from the plaLi directly into about two feet of mud and water J I bxlieve it was tha saved us said Airs Sidney Seidman of Lawrence NY There was no panicsaid her husband The crew did an excellent job They guided us out After the some people screamed but that was all It happened fast said North Iowa Weather outlook Wednesday lews In mM Ms Pair warmer Thursday In ffce Sts Weather en Kelsey Cameron 10 that had no time to be afraid j Kelseys father Robert Cam eron of Oldwick NJ said he sensed the plane was very def initely in trouble as it miade its approach He said hehad the impression the was Sharply maneuvering but that all his efforts for a normal land ing were fruitless A Pan American official de clined to speculate whether the plane had overshot its landing or couldnt stop after landing of the wet slick run because way The jet came to rest about 1000 feet from the end of the runway and about 100 feet from Rockaway Boulevard in Queens A wire fence that surrounds the airport was cut by police at that point to auow passengers reach dry ground to THOUSANDS WATCH IN drawn caisson bearing the Army Douglas JvIacArthura ou cllllsyiVitmH station m New York for transferto train for trip to stmd in Surprise Wallace body lies in Capitol MILWAUKEE Wis Alabama Gov George C Wal lace who said the eye teeth of both parties leaders if he attracted mpre ihah 25000 Wiscpnsinjvotes w lis campaign against thecivii won 10 times that many m Tuesdays presidential primary But Wisconsin Gov John W Reynolds who headed a favor ite son delegation asthe per sonal choice of President John son won the states 46 Democratic National Conven tion votes processt Rey nolds the late Presidenl Fohn Kennedys record for he most votes ever won by a Democrat in the primary test The Southern segregatipn sts triumphant assertion that winning nearly onefourth of the otal vote cast in the tradition ally progressive Badger state constituted a grass roots refer endum that will send a good message both to the Congress and to the two national parties vas immediately challenged by he other principals It just to shew what weve known all along Reyn olds said There are prejudiced people in the North as well as in the South Rep John W Byrnes of Green Bay the Republican favorite son whose candidacy kept the GOP primary free of serious contenders for presidential nomination said I dont think thiselection proves anything at all about the civil rights bill With 3349 of the states 3552 precincts reporting the vote was Reynolds 483066 Wallace 246275 Byrnes 287632 In a state which has not produced a majority for j Democratic presidential nom inee since the election ofHarry S Truman in 1948 the casting of in ore than 70 per cent of the vote in the ReynoldsWallace fight showed that thousands of Republicans had taken advan tage of the open primary to mark the other partys ballot Reynolds termed the cross over which produced big Demo cratic totals in scores of solidly Republican areas tremendous butaddedv that it was an old Wisconsin custom Byrnes said There is no more significance to the genera crossover now than there was in I960 Four years ago Kennedy won a majority of the delegates and a head start on the road to the White House when he whipped Sen Hubert H Humphrey of Minnesota in a similar primary 476024 to 366753 Richard M Nixon unopposed inI960 as Byrnes was Tuesday trailed with 339383 but carried the state in the general election 895175 to 830805 On the inside Society news North Iowa news 1213 Editorials 1314 Latest markets 22 Mason City news Clear Lake 272S Spei ts news 3132 Cemks 34 Transit timetable Classified Tuesdays vote total however was short of the 1960 record of 12 million Reynolds who speculated car ter that Wallace might attract as many as 100000 votes from bigots and said such a total would be a catas solace in his own record total He said he was pleased by the fact that he and Byrnes who also supported the civil rights bill and criticized Wallace as a racist held a margin of more than 3 to 1 the nation assembled under capitols r a i nwashed d o m Wednesday for final tribute to Brought on by Illinois walkout nesday an d brought a threat of 3 nationwide rail tieup Shortly after more than 7000 ontrain 1C workers left their jobs railroad management an nounced in Washington that work rules subject of five of dispute would be put into ef fect Friday The carriers said they were taking the action in response to the Illinois Centralwalkout Members of four unions engi neers firemen conductors and trainmen began the walkout ai am CST throughout the 14state area served bv the railroad All freight and pas senger service was affected a company spokesman said The railroad termed1 the walk out illegal Aspokesman said it was called without prior notice to management A statement issued by the striking unions said the work stoppage resulted from un settled demands for paid holi days increased overtime rates shift differential pay and other requests in what the unions called a fouryear effort to gain modernization of work rules In Chicago the sudden walk out forced about 33000 pas sengers who normally use nii nois Central commuter trains forlocal service to seek other transportation to their jobs The railroad operates 234 daily commuter trains 300 freight trains and 25 long dis tance passenger trains spokesman said said passenger trainschroute wfietithe strike began were taken to the near est terminals some under con trol of supervisory personnel Freight trains were left in the nearest railroad terminal said yards the The Panama Limited largest of the 1C enroute to was curredMt was Comb Miss Chicago from New ie walkout oc halted at Me J cago bound Seminole were halted at Centralia A railroad spokesman said the train crews turned off lights in the cars and departed Many passengers were unaware a strike was tak ing place the spokesman said serves 14 states and points as louncil Bluffs Iowa Louisville Ky Memphis Tenn Birming ham Ala and New Orleans the fallen soldier general of the La army Douglas MacArlhur Thc IIIinois Cenlral HIS casket was borne into the superintendent at Waterloo Capitol rotunda there to lie in Iowa said everything was at Acts to avert tieup WASHINGTON W Presl dent Johnson directed Secre tary of Labor W Wiltard Wirtz to set up a laborman agement conference Wednes day night in an effort to avert a threatened nationwide rail strike Wirtz after a midday White House meeting with Johnson called a conference for 7 pm CST The labor secretary acted at Johnsons direction in sum moning both parties to the labor dispute George Reedy White House press secretary announced the decision said he did not know whether the evening session would take place at the White House or at the labor department 1st Gemini shot is a success erfiil Titan 2rocket Wednesday thundered aloft carrying an manned spacecraft into a cessful orbit shot in the as the Project maninspace program suc opening Gemini The bunching was the first bf two unmanned missions pjan neH to perfect therocket and spaiecraft for a threeorbit flight by two astronauts 2r in a capsule weight and exterioV features the one tried put Wednesday The 90foottall Titan 2 mak ing its first start as a space booster burst away from its aunching pad at 10 CST and climbed skyward on the y Its first said standstill About a dozen were reported at state through Thursday as the a stan echoes of a slowpaced 19gun pickets salute rolled over the mourning Waterloo Z The passenger train Land 0 Inousands of common citiCorn scheduled to leave Water zens massed in the Capitol too at Wednesday plaza waiting for their chance was being held there to file past the open bier for a Tu last look at the lean chiseled L superintendent face of the 84yearold warrior 1 C r and 101 freight trains at intermediate points will be pulled into their tome terminals The passenger tr a in the lawkeye arrived in Fort Dodge at am It left Fort Dodge at am with 15 passengers aboard Supervisory workers were in charge of the train which runs frbm Chicago to Sioux City passing through Waterloo Fort Dodge Storm Lake and Cherokee in Iowa SAME Means Death Patrolmen to Anamosa ANAMOSA OR Highway trolrnen and sheriffs officer from northeast Iowa w e r a called to the Mens Reform a tory Wednesday amid reports that inmates were preparing to cause trouble However Benjamin F Baer acting director of the reforma tory since Warden Ray Purcell resigned Monday night said there lias beenno demonstra Uon only rumors But there were alot of ru mors and we want to be pre pared Baer said About 40 patrolmen were sta tioned outside the walls of tha reformatory Baer said and eight or nine armed guards were called in and were stai tioned on the walls The officers were called dur ing the morning and there wai a report that inmates were yell ing inside the walls By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Mason City solidified its claim to being the sweet tooth Iowa as the result of record produc tion at the American Crystal Sugar Co plant this year John Oliver the plants man ager announced Tuesday that plant established three new J nep Joto W Byrnes of Green PW than 3 to l U1 Tm Wckete were out at CheroTreport were yTu a inside the walls production records production records in the proc essing run recently completed They were Length of run 146 tons of beets processed 288099 tons and pounds of sugar ex tracted The record figures were a continuation of produc t i o n boosts at the plant which start ed thnee years ago when sugar Y beet acreage restrictions were lifted following the trade break with Cuba The continued increase in the lengths of the processing runs is indicative of these production boosts In i960 the run lasted 46 days The following year it lasted 81 days andin 1962 the run set a record by lasting 102 days The length of the r u n of course is determined by the amount of beets processed In 1960 the plant processed 94178 tons The following year the total was up to 183779 tons and in 1962 the plant set another record by processing 204350 tons Most important of all the rec ords established this past year Oliver says was the one for sugar The 1963 run total was about5377000 pounds greater than in 1962 nearly 14 000000 pounds more than 1961 and more than 24000000 pounds above the i960 total The sugar total last year could have been even higher Oliver points out except for un seasonably warm weather dur ing October We started out with some pretty good qualitybeets lie says but we lost quite a bit of sugar when that hot weather hit The beets were in large piles awaiting processing when the warm weather struck The beels in the center of the piles became overheated and their sugar content dropped The sugar percentage in beets processed this year was compared to 1544 p e r cent in 1962 Oliver however quickly pointed out that the 1962 percentage was exceptionally vV Continued   

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