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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             Gain eme in train dispute WASHINGTON give and take agreement has ended the threat of a nationwide rail mmLW road strike with President ment was reached two dissi dent union officials threatened to strike part of the New York Central Railroad But sources involved in the negotiations in Washington discounted the pos sibility of maverick strikes Johnson obviously elated went before television cameras Wednesday nightto announce settlement of the complex dispute i little more than 48 hours before a sched uled strike threatened to tie the nations economy in knots The agreement in effect gave to confer with GOP To discuss foreign policy WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Johnson said Thursday he would like to confer personal ly with Republican presidential aspirants so they could chart a positive course for discussing foreign policy problems Johnsonat news confer ence1 in the rose garden outside his office announced that for eign policy intelligence briefings would be offered to seven pres idential aspirants including Democratic Gov George C Wal lace of Alabama He said Henry Cabot Lodge ambassador to South Viet Nam and a potential GOP nominee already gets the information In addition to Wallace the briefings will be offered to Gov Nelson Rockefeller of New York Sen Barry Goldwater Harold Stassen Former Vice President Richard M Nixon Gov William Scranton of Penn sylvania and Sen Margaret Chase Smith All are potential Republican nominees other points Johnson de clared He saw a very few civil rights demonstrators Wednesday at the opening of the New York Worlds Fair whom he consid rude VI pity them he Tli PresMent will of heavy unemployment find poverty in Indiana Kentucky West Virginia and Pennsylvania Friday i Additional defense savings of million a year were an Bounced Johnson said the installations affected by the economies and specific1 actions to fbe taken would be announced later by Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara Johnson raited the prospect of spending more money to pur sue the antiCommunist war in South Viet Nam And he said he hoped well see some other flags in there as a result of discussions at the recent con ference of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization Asked about the7 possible se lection of Secretary of McNamara as his vice presiden tial running mate7 Johnson said 1 plan to conduct any evaluation scores on possible running mates before the Demo cratic nominating convention Questioned about McNamaras past Republican associations Johnson said Ive never been a man who believed in guilt by association t DAUGHTER BOftN SANTA MONICA cCaljf Actor Gig Youngs wife Elaine gave birth to a daughter Wed nesday The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 23 Me a Piper ConsUU of Two SectionsSection Associated Press Full Leased Wire No 63 U S jets are aimed at WASHINGTON AP Hun dreds ofU S jet fighterbomb ers and attack planes each capable of hurling tons of ex plosives are poised within striking distance of Cuba a check disclosed Thursday A significant force of these high speed powerfully armed US jets could be over carefully pinpointed Cuban antiaircraft missile batteries within minutes of any order to go Some of them are posted at Air Force and Navy bases in Florida Others are aboard two big aircraft carriers now in the Mayport Fla area President Johnson the State Department and other US offi serious consequences if Fidel Castro follows through on his threat to shoot down American reconnaissance planes These US warnings have beenprompted by a belief that the Soviets may be about to turn over to the Cubans 24 complexes of SA2 antiaircraft missiles It was sucha missile able to reach 80000 feet that downed a high altitude US U2 recon naissance plane over Cuba at the peak of the 1962 crisis Pentagon sources no pro cautionary alerts have been or dered The most probable form of re taliation observers believe would be a swift blow to knock out one of more of the Cuban antiaircraft missile complexes Almost certainly it would be a high explosive attack al though all the US jets are capable of nuclear warfare Coming in low under radar the American fighter bombers and attackjets could hit fast and hard before the defenses could react sources said North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy through Fri day1 Occasional showti s and thunderstorms Thursday night lows 45M Highs Friday near of i Weather details on Pago PICKET of the Congress of KacialEquality in front of hotel whereSen B B Hickenlooper of Iowa was addressing a stockholders meeting of the Federal Home Loan Bank Signs pro tested what the group called Hickenloopers indecisive stand on the civil rights bill now before the Senate Excitement reigns as GOP picks Mrs Smith By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor DES MOINES Anychances h a t Mrs Enid Robinson Hampton had of becoming Re publican national committee woman from Iowaflickered and died at pm here Wednes day This was the situation There was a close contest in volving Mrs Robinson Mrs Mary Louise t Smith of Des Moines and MrsIrene Laverty of Indianola The campaigning had been brisk interest was high It was the only statewide race be ng contested on the floor of the state Republican presi dential convention which at traded 3494 delegates plus 1500 Young Republicans and spectators to Veterans Memori al Auditoriumv Mrs Smith led at theend of the first ballot buts did not iave the required majority 1 748 votes She had 145BV Mrs Robinson 1268 taver ty 761 Mrs Robinson knowing she was trailing greeted each an nouncement of Layerty votes al most as her own If she Laverty cant win she has assured me she withdraw and ask that her v MRS SMITH on Page 2 Fort Dodge to go on fasttiling FORT DODGE 1 The City Council voted Thursday to put Fort Dodge on daylight saving time to 6ct 4 yThis is the farthest Xwest in the state that a town has adopt ed daylight time in many years In recent years only a few east ern Iowa towns near the Illinois and Wisconsin borders have made the change City councils of Eagle Grove and Webster City were to meet Thursday night to decide on a time change 5 x Another group of towns joined in the switch They included Iowa Falls Ackley Clarion Hampton Hansell N e v a d a Rake Str Olaf West Branch Hanlontown Rudd and Swale dale Des Moines is expected to de cide at a council meeting Fri day Algona poll favors move fast time union members financial gains in exchange for letting the rail roads reduce employment Just how many jobs will be affected or how much money the rail rpads may save wont be known for some time after the general agreement is translated into contract language In herding union and man agement negotiators successful ly through 13 days of emergen cy White House talks Johnson stamped his brand indelibly on US labor history and achieved what two former presidents Congress1 the courts and five years of bargaining had failed to accomplish Negotiators for the five un ions whose members run the trains anc spokesmen for near ly 200 railroads expressed gen eral satisfaction at the outcome The agreement ended the threat of a scheduled strike at one minute after midnight Fri day night r Johnson gave due credit to the five federal negotiators headed by Secretary of Labor W Willard Wirtz who emerged redeyed and exhausted from day and night efforts at un tangling one of the longest and most complicated labor rels in the annals of collective Bargaining The unions won pay increases for railroad yard pense money for overnight lay overs maintenance of present mileage payments and seven paid holidays for hourlypaid employes the railroads gained the right to cut tbe number bfr employes now required to man selfpro pelled track maintenance equip ment and limited use of train crews for yard work under cer tainconditions Union withdrawal of demands for overtime pay fr road em ployes and night jpayfor all classes of train crewmen also represented gains for manage ment The only unresolved issue was the railroads proposal to cbrriT bine some divisional train runs thus lengthening the number of miles before crews must be re lievedr the results of a poll held here by a local radio station are any indication Al gona will join the list of North Iowa tojvns going to daylight Radio Station KLGA opened its telephone wires and broad casting facilities Wednesday for a phonein on the subject The results were overwhelm ingly in favor of fast time The total vote was approximately 600 to 27 The result of this poll and one being conducted by the Chamber of Commerce will be presented at a special meeting of the city council set Friday afternoon Weidenhoff Manufact u ring lorripany officers said it has op erated on fast time the last hree summers and plans to do so again this year regardless of the decision of the council Livingston Tool Company and Universal Manufacturing Com pany will also change to fast time Sundayl The biggest issues1 of the long dispute elimination of some 30 000 firemens jobs and revision of the number of the rest of train crews were not at stake in the new negotiations They are in court Inside The Globe WHAT ARE little dolls made of Page 8 Editorials 4 Clear Lake news i Society news8910 Sports news 1314 VNorth Iowa news 15 Latest markets 16 Mason City news 1617 Comics lg Cub Gazette 22 Boy darts into street dies DES MOINES Wl A boy darted from his fathers station wagon into the path of an on coming car and was killed here Thursday The victim was Robert E Glaring 5 son of Mr and Mrs Virgil Glaring who moved to Des Moines recently from Boone TAKES FAME IN Cathy May Baker 7 of Park Forest III holds her first coni1 mumon veil as she smiles at her motherShe was thrust into the national limelight when President Johnson in announcing settlement of a threatened national railway strike told of getting a letter from Cathy May In it she asked the President to keep the railroads running Cathy May will meet President P A R KTOREST 111 Cathy May Baker a second grade school girl who asked President Johnson to keep running so that her grandmother could visit her willmeet the President Thursday Weye made arrangements to seethe President when he comes to Chicago late Thurs day her mother said Her will accom pany Cathy May on the visit to OHare Airport where the President will arrive from Washington by planeto de liver a political address They will meet with Mr Johnson at the airport join the motor cade to Chicagos downtown arid talk with him again in his hotel suite later Mrs Baker said Two other Baker daughters will remain at home neighbors C a t h y May thinks the President is and is pleased that he mentioned rhy name during his an nouncement to the country Wednesday night that the railroad dispute had been settled Two weeks ago Cathy wrote to the President ask ing him to keep the rail roads running so her grand mother Mrs May Coyle of Yonkers NY could be pres ent at the girls first Holy Communion last Saturday Wednesday night via net work television President Johnson answered the second grader Cathy May he saidih announcing the settlement if you are watching tonight I am pleased to tell you that the railroads are going to continue to run without inter ruption The letter written two weeks ago read Dear President Johnson I am 7 My grandmother lives in York She is coming io see me make my first Holy Communion Please railroads runningso that she can come to seeme Thank you Cathy Mays grandmother arrived on time forthe event last Saturday The President on April 9 had obtained a day strike postponement GOP delegates split over Barry DES MOINES Iowa Republican presidential conven tion comes down to a standoff betweenthose backing Sen Bar ry Goldwater and those favoring an uncommitted delegation to the nationalconvention The Republicans in their con vention Wednesday named 24 persons to represent the state at the national convention opening July 13 at San Francisco to help choose the partyscandidate to oppose Democratic President Lyndon Johnson next November Of these five were listed as Goldwater supporters outand putl Six or seven more indicated they lean toward Goldwater Both Goldwater backers and supporters of other notably Henry Cabot Lodge am bassador to Viet victory in the convention Rep Maurice Van Nostrand RAvoca secretary of the low ans for Goldwater group said the convention chose five for sure Goldwater delegates two uncommitted but solidly for Goldwater and six very friend ly to him He predicted that if therelia no significant change in the na tional scene between now and July there will be 22 Iowa votes for Goldwater on the first ballot at San Francisco But William Weaver of We pello state chairman of the Draft Lodge group disputed Van Nostrands claims He pointed out that more than threefourths of the Iowa dele gates are officially uricommik ted and added Many of them have indicated to me their GOP y Continued on Page 2 Iowa hi Five North lowans are among 1625 high school students throughout the country Wednes day named winners of fouryear Merit Scholarships to the col leges of their choke Two of them Trudy A Olson Steven G MUter are Mason City High School stu dents Miss Olson is the daugh ter of the Arnold E Olsons 1149 Manor Drive and Miller U the son of the Everett I Mil lers 230 Indiana SE The other North Iowa win ners aref Madonna Davis Forest City Community Schools daughter of Mr and Mrs S N Davis Forest City Donald Banks Clarion High School son of Mrs Ruth Banks and the late Bert Banks Clar ion Joanne Tesci St Ansgar Senior High School daughter of Mr and Mrs Otto W Tesch Route Ansgar Virfl j The North lowans were approximately 1400 win TRUDY OLSON ners getting Merit sponsored by some 220 busi ness corporations foundations colleges unions professional SAME students win Merit STEVEN MfLLER groups trusts and individuals the other 525 winners are get wig their awards from the noh profit National Merit Scholar MADONNA DAVIS ship Corp which sponsors the annual progratn The amount of each award is based on individual financial fc DONALD BANKS need Stipends range from to for the four years of college Most of the scholar ships are accompanied by a JOANNE TESCH supplementary grant from the college the student has chosen to attend The Merit Scholarship win ners were chosen from a group of about 13000 finalists Final ists are students who attained very high scores on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test and on a second examina tion Each also had a record of other significant achieve ments Miss Olson will receive a Pittsburgh Plate Glass Founda tion Merit Scholarship to attend Grinnell College as a liberal arts student She is a member of the Na tional Honor Society and president a year ago She was on the Johnston High School Student Council and a member of the girls basketball team She won an honorable mention at Hawkeye Science Fair in 1961 and 1963 She is a charter member of the Des Moines Youth for Better Human Rela tions in 1963 She has been ac tive 10 years in Girl Scouts ShV Continued on Pofo X   

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