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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 22, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             i Nortb Iowas Doily Newspoper tdlted for The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZ Home Edition VOL 104 Full Wires MASON CITY APRIL M 1H4 OUe a copyThls ol Five SectionsSection On No M Opposes ban on prayers Asks support for religion WASHINGTON lead er in the fight against the Su preme Courts school prayer de cision said Wednesday a fra ternity of cynics seeks to sever all national ties to religion Rep Frank J Becker R NY sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment that would permit prayers and Bible reading in public schools urged its speedy adoption by Congress Becker was the first witness at House Judiciary Committee hearings which he has been de manding ever since the June 1963 court decision outlawing of ficial public school prayers At least M of Con gress and about 75 church and public witnesses are expected to testify at the hearings which probably will last more than month Becker who has traveled over the countrys urging support for his proposed amendment anc who helped stir up one of the most massive mail campaigns in its favor ever to hit Capita Hill said the issue raised is the most important Congress can faca The welfare and the entire of our beloved Americj depend upon how wehandle the most dynamic tradition in our national lifenlependence upon Almighty God he said in a prepared statement Those who pressed the issue that was finally resolved by the Supreme rare de termined feeling that a tribute to God in refetioi to of our nation is a misdemeanor if not a crime Many dwrch UaderY have spoken out m oppkwitiQriVto Beckers amendment Becker did not refer to them but noting the heavy outpourinj of mail supporting his position he said If we ignore the com pulsion which comes from the hearts of the people concerninj this matter we will be put in the position of throwing off the switch which connects a centra dynamo to the lights of a grea nation Flies plane lands in jail MONTGOMERY Ala Jimmy C Willis 16 loves air planes That was the only ap parentreason for his actions officers said Shortly after midnight Tues day Willis took a plane from a hangargot it started arid although he had never been at the controls of a off Authorities said he flew for some three hours almost crashing twice and finally landed after clipping sev eral trees and badly damag ing the plane He escaped un injured Sheriff Lester Holley of El more County said Willis is be ing held in the county jail on charges of grand larceny in connection with the theft of the plane and burglary larceny for breaking into a concession stand at the airport North Iowa Weather outlook Close race for GOP delegates protests rain threat as fair opens LBJ says peace is possible NEW YORK Johnson turned prophet Wednes day at the opening of the New York Worlds Fair and said that peace notonly is possible but coming nearer with all this means for the dreams and hopes of mankind v The President said that the jnal direction of the nations progress can be toward abun dance or ment or and this s in the hands of the people of he world In an address prepared for de ivery in Singer Bowl at the air Johnson said this vast fes tival represents the most prom ising of our hopes It gathers together from 80 ountries the achievements of industry the wealth of nations the creations of man This fair shows us what his most creative and constructive is capable ofV Johnson said But unless we can achieve the theme of Peace Through Understanding un less we can use our skill and wisdonr to conquer conflict as we have conquered then our tiopes of proud go un the devastation of to morrow I prophesy peace is not only possible I predict it is coming nearer Johnson said if is right see at the next Worlds Fair an America as different from today as we are different from 1939 when New York staged its last fair He said they will see Amer ica in which no man must be poor no man is handicapped by the his skin no man will be discriminated against because of his religion or an cestry He said they will see an America solving the problems of city crowding inadequate education declining national re sources and decreasing nation al beauty All of these dreams these hopes these expectations de pend upon a world free from the threat of war the Presi dent said If we canachieve this then I am sure that speak ers at the next Worlds Fair wil look back with amusement a how greatly we underestimated the capacity and genius o man cloudy Wednesday lews in mid Thurs day pertly ctovdy to cteody chance 4f scattered er thunderstorms If warmer Weather details en Diem brother to guillotine SAIGON Viet Nam nineman court Wednesday sen tenced Ngo Dinh Can younger brother of the late Presiden Ngo Dinh Diem to die on the guillotine The 53yearold former over lord of Central Viet Nam wa convicted on charges of mur der extortion and misuseo power BULLETIN WASHINGTON ffl Justice William 0 Douglas of the So promo Court Wednesday or dorod California to suspend for its June 2 presidential primary election pendint outcome of an appeal by Hereto Stessen for e place Police at fair are North NEW YORK AP There were some clashes between po lice and civil rights demonstra tors Wednesday but the Worlds Fair opened on schedule Rain clouds hovered over the fairgrounds There had been threats that the fair opening would be dis rupted by civil rights groups Violence broke out in a Queens subway station where some demonstrators jumped to the tracks in the citys first subway liein j Twenty five persons some with blood streaming from heads and faces from wounds suffered in the fight with police had been arrested by the time the fair opened The subway incident started when someone pulled an emer gency cord that brought a train to a jarring halt Some IY demonstrators aboard the tra white women Photofax PULLED FROM civil rights demonstrator from a car of the New York Flushing subway line at its Jackson Heights station in New York Two other demonstra 0 tors lie on station platform elevated at this point of chanted Freedom now and train was bound for Worlds Fair when the struggle 11 1 11 fwr ft 1 l CPO the line as it nears the Worlds Fair site INJURED IN Blood pours e women were froin wound suffered by man injured during struggle those arrested They at the 74th St Station of the IRT subway line The Freedom now and train was bound for Worlds Fair when the strufirirle were time move gains momentum Seventeen more North Iowa towns have voted to go on day light saving time this summer as the move to fast time crept into the west central part of the state Over 100 Iowa towns thus far have voted for an extra hour of daylight in the evenings by ad vancing the clock one hour Tuesday night action came in the following North Iowa com munities Alta Vista Forest City Nashr ua Osage Northwood Plym outh Kensett Meservey Nora Springs and Dumont Seven other towns held Wed nesday morning meetings to jump on the fast time band wagon They include Rockwell Greene Marble Rock Britt Grner Joice and Lake Mills The Britt and Garner city councils held a joint telephone discussion during their meet ings before a time vote was taken All of the North Iowa towns mentioned except Kensett will go on daylight time April 26 to Oct 4 Kensett voted to set their time change from April 26until Oct 24 In central Iowa the Ames City Council Voted unanimously to put that on fast time from April 26 through Oct 4 The Des Moines City tounci is scheduled to vote pn the issue Friday when resiilts should be available from a straw poll tak en bytheDes Moines Junior Chamber of Commerce Urbahdale a Des Moinei suburb jumped the gun Tues day night its council vot ed to put its city offices on day light time Sunday Other communities which time Tuesday included Allison Brooklyn Dy ersville Elkader Lowden Me Gregor Montezuma Postville Strawberry Tole do Traer Waverly and West Liberty Action was pending in other counties in westcentral Iowa in cluding the towns of Newton Ne vada and West Branch Just like Birmingham on ar took place at a police station The demonstration had slannedlargely as a tfie stalling of auto mobiles to block traffic leading to the fair Police spotted a number of stalled cars and towed them away but traffic appeared lighterthan usual Many motor ists who ordinarily pass the fairgrounds area in commuting from Long Island to New York City apparently took other routes Whalen an Asso ciated Press newsman flying in a helicopter said policemen were posted in pairs along the fair approaches and that nu merous tow cars were parked beside the highways James Farmer national di rector of the Congress of Racial Equality who said he would lead the peaceful demonstrations in side the fair said they were in tendedto spotlight the issues between the glitter and the fantasy of the Worlds Fair and the real world of discrimina tion Farmer led demonstrators in a march from a midManhattan church to Pennsylvania Station where they boarded a Long Is land Rail Road train for the fairgrounds to picket certain state arid commercial exhibits Farmer carried a cattle prod a batterypowered pole that pro duces an electric shock when pressed against cattle or people He also carried a placard tha Progress made in rail conferences WASHINGTON deadline for a nation ences were reported narrowing wide railroad strike Wednesday as negotiators bar gained toetotoe with less than and nearly 200 railroads were 72 hours beforethe is a cattle prod used by Louisiana police He said CORE members had come from Missouri Mississip pi Louisiana Florida and other states I personally am going to demonstrate against the Louisi ana pavilion Farmer said Farmer who was jailed in Louisiana last summer said he intended only to exhibit the cat tle prod and not to use it At least 1000 CORE mem bers had entered the grounds within an hour after the fair opened Leaflets handed to the inside demonstrators by CORE leaders admonished them against car rying any sharp instruments even nail files The plan for the stallin had been for drivers to let their cars run out of gasoline on the fair approaches closely examining each others proposals decimal point by decimal point said White House press secretary George Grundy Reedy Hamilton L Hancock President Johnson voiced hope Hardin again Tuesday that the two Howard sides in the fiveyearold workMitchell rules dispute Avould come up Winnebago with a voluntary settlement beWorth fore Saturdays scheduled Wright am strike deadline has new attitude Ottumwa spent own funds on projects PHILADELPHIA AP An Iowaeditor told the American Industrial Development Council Wednesday that sometimes a city needs to hit bottom be fore it is wilting to go towork to improve itself This happened in my town said A M Efner editor of the Ottumwa Courier and president of the Ottumwa Chamber of Commerce A civic decline that followed the 1947 floods motivated us into action he said An Ottumwa bootstrap program resulted Efner said that Ottumwa didnt run weeping to Washing ton for spent 12 mil lion Ottumwa dollars for river straightening flood control and sewage treatment He said the city now is safe from floods on the Des Moines River He also noted that other Ottumwa improvements include a new hospital new public and private schools a data proces sing school a new nursing home and numerous new businesses and stores What is most important he said is that we have an about turn in attitude Most of our people recognize now that to get something we must go out aft er it Ottumwa currently is consider ing a massive facelifting of anti quated downtown storefronts Details of the project appeared pn the editorial pa in a recent issue of the GlobeGazette Representatives of five unions selected 2 uncommitted men chosen By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazetto Editor DES MOINES William F KoeblerCharles City andJohn Warren Waterloo both uncom mitted were elected third dis trict delegates to the Republi can national convention in a cloae contest here Wednesday morning It was a fourmanrace in the third district caucus which jammed the Grand Ballroom of Hotel Savery with 520 dele gates Warren coowner of a truck ing firm polled 280 votes and Koebler employed by Sals burys Laboratories Inc had 276 votes A State Senator VerhonKyht Parkersbiirg also an uncom mitted candidate was third with 253 votes and William Q Johnson Iowa Falls who an nounced his preference for Am bassador Henry Cabot LodgeIm the presidential race had 231 votes Johnson was ill and wasthe only candidate who did not appear at thecaucus The 59 members of the Cerro Gordo County delegation split their votes among the four can didates Kyhl received 35 votes Koebler 31 Johnson 26 and Warren 23 Votes in other counties of the third district were County Blackhawk Bremer Butler Chickasaw Floyd Franklin Johnson was reported so hope ful of an agreement by that time that he has not yet asked for any extension of the 15day strike postponement he won April 10 Talks with federal mediators were going virtually around the clock Sources close to both sides said the talks were in a highly crucial stage and that the out conie was still uncertain Reedy said the sides were engaged in very thorough very exhaustive discussions based on an exchange of work ing papers on their respective proposals The dispute involves a com plicated system of work rules governing wages job classifica tions and working conditions Inside The Globe Society news 6789 Editorials14 Sports news 2122 Comics 24 North Iowa news 26 Clear Lake news29 Latest markets 32 Mason City news 3233 Transit timetable38 Classified pages 3839 46 30 25 20 5 14 23 17 1 7 4 10 0 3 13 o o 45 136 10 12 1R Q 3 5 8 1 1 15 21 0 0 19 0 27 23 26 W 21 13 15 3 21 14 Q 15 14 o 3 45 8 8 0 6 7 23 5 25 17 14 19 12 0 The uncertainty prevailing in the caucus over the presidential preferences of the candidates was in contrast to a straw vote for president which was taken at the caucus Lodge won that poll with 186 votes to 164 for Goldwater Others receiving votes were Richard Nixon 61 Gov William Scranton 31 Gov Nelson Rocke feller 8 Gov George Rofnney 7 Senator Margaret Chase Smith 5 Iowa Senator Bourke B Hickenloopcr 2 Senator Jacob Javits 1 In brief talks before the cau cus Koebler Kyhl and Warren agreed basically they should go to the Republican National con vention in San Francisco next July without ties to any par ticular presidential candidate All stressed their desire for freedom to cast votes for the GOP Continued on page 2 SAME are DES MOINES AP new law requiring foreign meat to labeled has resulted in numerous grocery stores refus ing to handle imported meat Secretary of Agriculture L B Uddy Wednesday Two 1 a rvg e supermarket chains have told they are discontinuing the sale of all im ported meat Liddy said in an interview They dont want a sign up in their stores saying they are selling imported meat because they are afraid it would jepoar dize the sale of meat produced in this country he said to handle imported meat The law which was approved by the special session of the legislature and went into effect April 2 requires stores handling imported meat to have a con spicuous sign advising custom ers that foreign meat is sold there and also requires that in dividual packages of foreign meat be marked with the coun try of origin The grocers have been very cooperative Liddy said Their first reaction has been to discon tinue the sale of all fresh meat that was imported Most of the fresh imported meat was used in hamburger Liddy said with the bulk sold in canned products Some of the stores plan to continue selling canned foreign meat Liddy said but all of them seem to be against selling any imported fresh meat now When the law went into effect Liddy ssid he would allow a spnable time for to get rid of alreadypurchased import ed meat No violations of the new law have been reported he said We may have some prob lems he said because fin some cases the grocer doesnt even know that products he is selling contain imported Certain things such as TV dinners produced in other states may include some foreign meat and since other states dp not have labeling laws the products are not markedVLiddy said9   

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