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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 28, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             2 with ur WASHINGTON flour milling firms were indict ed Tuesday on charges of con spiring over the past six year to fix prices A federal grand jury in Buf falo NY handed down the in dictment against the companies which produce 65 per cent o the bakery flour sold east of the Rocky Mountains The indict ment also names as defendants six officers of the firms As a result of the alleged con spiracy it is charged commer cial buyers of flour have been subjected to artifically high anc noncompetitive prices The companies named are General Mills Inc and Wil liam A Lohman Jr vice pres ident the Pillsbury Co Arch erD a n i e 1 sMidland Co and Lawrence J Weidt vice presi dent International Milling Com pany Inc the Peavey Co and William R pres ident Minneapolis Bay State Milling Co of Wi nona Minn and Bernard J Rolhwell II president the We her Flour Mills Co and the P Ruby to get trial on sanity DALLAS Tex AP Jack Ruby may escape the electric chair if his counsel can convince the jury in a sanity trial tHa the balding convicted slayer o Lee Harvey Oswald is insane Judge Joe B Brown said Mon day he will empanel a jury a the first suitable date in re sponse to a sanity trial requesl filed by Rubys sister Eva Grant Texas law requires a judge to hold such a trial if the defense asks for it Judge Brown presid ed over the first monthlqog trial in which a jury rejectw a defense plea that Riiby was insane Nov 24 wald accused assassin of Presi dent John F Kennedy Rubys lawyers said Monday that their clients condition has worsened since his conviction March 14 that his mind is falling apart and he has delu sions that his crime has brought about a slaughter that will bring death to 25 million Americar Jews If a jury finds Ruby insane he will be committed to a state institution Dr Louis Jolyon West psy chiatry professor at the Univer sity of Oklahoma testified that Rubys hallucinations triggered his suicide attempt Sunday Ruby banged his head against cell wall raising sizable knot Judge Brown rejected a de fense motion that Ruby be hbs pitalized for mental treatment Joe Tonahffl a defense lawyer said he had to call Rubys rabbi to calm him after he tried to fight the lawyer earlier Mon day V DrWest 7said com pletely preoccupied with delu sions of the persecution of Jews He feels hopeless worthless and guilty because he thinks he to blame forthe mass murder of his own people It will be up to the defense to prove Rubys insanity If they succeed and Ruby is sent to an institution state doctors could later decide Ruby has regained his sanity but another sanity trial would be required to legal ly confirm it according to Asst Dist Atty Bill Alexander BULLETIN SACRAMENTO Calif Of Clair Enyhs campaign Tuesday announced his withdrawal from the race for LOPEZ TO BE NAMED MANILA MVForeign Minister Salvadore P Lopez will be named ambassador to the Unit ed Nations informed sources said Tuesday North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and cooler with Hfht showers en ntpht n the Partly cUudy and a Irttfe warmer Wednesday htfhs in Weather details on Western Star Mill Co both of Saliria Kan Gooch Milling Elevator Co of Lincoln Neb Inland Mills Inc of Des Moines Iowa and John J Va nier who is president of Weber Western Star and Inland and vice president of Gooch the Colorado Milling i Elevator Co of Denver and Earl F Cross its president and Seaboard Al lied Milling Co Newton Mass The indictment says the de fendants annual total business in manufacturing and selling flour is about1 million The indictment says their pricefixing conspiracy began in 1958 and was carried put at a series of meetings during which agreed on commercial company officers prices for sales to buyers Maximum penalty on convic tion on theantitrust charges would be one year in prison and fine for each individual and for each firm In Des Moines A A Cavey vice president and general man ager of Inland Mills said the company had ho comment At SalinaVanier said This is the first Ive heard about it Ive received no notice at all The grand jury has been meet ing on this the past two years Ive neverbeen called before them lo testify so this is my first initiation into this affair The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors G CITY Home Edition VOL 104 Sioux City approves fast time SIOUX CITY fft The citj of Sioux City and two southern Iowa cities have approved the adoption of daylight saving and will join hundreds of other communities in the state which already are on fast time The City Council here Monday night voted to start fast time a 2 am May 10 and return to standard time at 2 am Oct 4 Creston City Council vpt ed to set clocks ahead at am Friday and the Oskaloosa City Council adopted fast time effective at 2 am Wednesday Oskaloosa and Creston will re turn to standard time on along with most other cities in the state Lenox officials votedMonday night to put that southwest Iowa community on fast time from May 1 to Oct 4 Earlier Mon day Ottumwa adopted daylight time Actionon fast time is likely now at Red Oak and Afton as a result of the action as Cres ton and Lenox The only major Iowa city which has not adopted fast time is Council Bluffs which has many residents who work in nearby Omaha Neb where daylight time is prohibited by state law The City Council at Council Bluffs decided Monday to hold a public hearing next Monday night to discuss fast time Parsons College officials said the Fairfield institution will operate on daylight time effective Wednesday The Fair field City Council has not acted on fast time Reject plan to help railroads WASHINGTON WiTne House Rules Committee rejected again Tuesday the administrations national transportation bill de signed to help Americas rail roads improve their economic conditions The committee previously had refused to clear the bill for louse consideration Tuesdays 17 vote was against a motion to reconsider the earlieraction Chairman Howard W Smith DVa saidthe action killed the bill MASON CITY TUESDAY APRIL 28 1964 UOc a copyThis Paper Consists of Three SectionsSection One Photofax NO FAT MAN NOW AJleiv Teich weighed 525 pounds 18 months ago His family feared the piano stool would not support him when hessat down to Teich decided to lose a few pounds Here in his Chicago home Teich nowa trim 201 poses in pants he used to wear back in the fat days ter Roni looks on Ban smoke ads at teens a i NEW YORK na ons cigarette are putting their million annual advertising program nto the hands of an adminis rator to enforce a new code banning appeals aimed at teen agers The administrator to be named shortly will be empow ered itofine a code violator up 0 He will be given complete and final on all cigarette advertising the nine companies which account or more than 99 per cent of the cigarettes made in the United States announced Monday Among advertising appeals banned vby the companies new code are Testimonials by athletic heroes famous entertainers or other persons who would have a special attraction to those under 21 years of age Suggestions that cigarette smoking is essential to social prominence distinction success or sexual attraction Claims with respect to health because of the presence of a filter unless the claim is based on valid scientific data as determined by the administra tor All cigarette advertising must be cleared by the administra tor whose office shall be in New York The code bars ads aimed di rectly at persons under 21 and Associated Press Full Leased No 67 US rakes withdrawal of French WASHINGTON AP the United States deplored the French withdrawal of naval of ficers from NATO headquarters Tuesday because it shows a fur ther deterioration in the Atlan tic alliance State Department officials said however that the action in itself was not very important since the French has already withdrawn their naval units frompotential NATO control We deplore it of L spokesman said But we must keep in mind that the basic commitments of France tothe defense of the West set down kin the North Atlan tic Treaty are unimpaired Boththe John son administrations have dis counted the effects of a long series of French actions on the unity and strength of the Atlan tic alliance But some officials now believe that these deliberate efforts to paper over the cracks in NATO with reassuring statements are becoming useless if not out right harmful since they pre tend a degree of unity and co operation which does not in fact exist at all On the inside Editorials 4 Society news 8910 Clear Lake news12 Sports news 1314 Latest markets 16 Mason City news 1617 Comics 18 Farm news North Iowa news 19 2021 forbids distribution of free sam ple cigarettes and promotion of h cigarette smoking on collegtreatment for campuses Advertising models must be at least 25 years old and look that age There is a ban on per sons smoking in an exaggerat ed The industry acted 3A months after the report by the US sur geon general which linked cigarette smoking with cancer The code needs approval by the Justice Department to com ply with antitrust laws the an nouncement said PRIDE OF From left Lynda Fox Gwen Core and Peggy Hotze try to span the 31foot Pbotofax circumference of what Pottawattamia County folks call the biggest cotton wood tree in the United States CARSON in this Pottawattamie County commu nity are mighty proud of what they call the cbttonestshedding cottdnwood in the nation The tree on the farm of Mr and Mrs HaroldByers meas ures 31 feet inch around the trunk State Conservationist David Bathurst of Greenfield made official girth measurement He says he was surprised to find the tree given the No 1ranking by the American For estry Association The cottonwood is not particur larly a tall tree JBut it sprawling one with a wide limb Spread Bathurst says I havent thought about promoting a tourist But he feels posting a sigh on nearby High way 92 to attract attention to the tree Gwen Core who lives with her grandparents on the farm where the tree grows says the cottonwood is riotltrailer because thetop has been hitby light ningtoo many She adds Im darn proud of the man missihq WEBSTER CITY A search children He is exalted ruler of was continuing Tuesday for the the local Elks Club city clerk of WebsterCity who has been missing since he left his home here last Friday Sought is Doug Long 38 who told his family he was going to Des Moines on city business and also planned to visit Elks clubs in Des Moines and Boone DOUG LONG GLENN IN HOSPITAL SAN ANTONIO Tex At Des Moines Chief T A Thompson of the1 Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation said bureau has entered the case jlVH Classified pages 2223 Exastronaut John H Glenn Jr 11 1C1 KQ n tT n back in Wilford Hall Air Force Hospital for tests to de termine if he needs further a disabling car injury SAME He said it is checking out what information is available and considering several possible motives for Longs disappear ance Long is a deputy district director for the Elks He regis tered for lunch at the Des Moines club but did not appear at the Civil Service office in Des Moines where he had said he was going to go on city business Long also did not make his scheduled stop Friday night at the Bo e Elks club Sheriff E R Lear said Long was driving a 1961 white Ford Falcon when he left home DCS Moines authorities have joined in the search for Long Lcarsaid Long is the father of three N Iowa conservation projects revealed By CHARLES N WALK By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director North Iowa sportsmen and campers will be getting a big boost when three projects pres ently under development by the Cerro Gordo County Conserva tion Board are completed The three projects covering more than 445 acres already have cost the taxpayers of Cer ro Gordo County for land purchases Just how much the final tab will be on the develop ments is impossible to estimate according to Dale Hays Ma loo City secretary of the board What Gordo Coun ty residents getting for their money The largest of the three areas Is tho Mallard Marsh Public Shooting Arealocated miles north of Ventura in Grant Town ship That area will cover 208 acres The land for the project was purchased from six farm ers for about Feature of the area will be a 65acre lake The water for the lake will come from a 1000acre watershed to the west of the marsh according to Mark Hunt ley conservationist forthe Cer ro Gordo Soil Conservation Service The water presently drained from the shed goes into the Winnebago River which runs about a mile east of the area In order to back up the water for the lake an earthen dam about 600 feet long wili be con structed at the east end of the lake The dam which will be the largest in Cerro Gordo County will be 20 feet wide a road will be on the top and about 10 feet high The proposed lake will back up nearly threefourths mile to the southwest from the dam The lake mill be a half mile across at the widest The water will be eight feel deep at the dam About a third of the lake area will be less than four feet deep Construction on the dam will start sometime this summer Hays hopes There are no im mediate plans to provide picnic or recreation area around the lake he added Primary pur pose of the area is to provide upland game and duck shooting for hunters The area already serves asa breeding spot for both pheasants and ducks A second public shooting area is being developed by the board miles southwest of Burchi nal That area covering 130 acres will be known as Zirbles Slough Feature of the Zirblc project will be a 30acre lake A dam about 300 feet long will be con structed to hold water for that lake Hays says the board plans to have the construction of that dam started sometime this summer The land for the Zirble Slough cost the county There are no immediate plans to have a recreation or picnic area at the development The third area under develop ment by the conservation board will be dedicated to picnickers and campers Located four miles northwest of Nora Springs the site will be known as the Shell Rock River Preserve Sixtyseven acres originally purchased for the park site last year and an additional 40 acres recently were purchased The cost of the entire 107 acres was The preserve will include a camping area and picnic areas The area is located on both sides of the Shell Rock River There already is an excellent year around road into the area and workmen will be on the job clearing the wooded area this summer An archery range al ready has been laid out in the development Oppose LBj picking dogs up by ears NEW YORK un spokes man for the Society for the Prevention of Crueltyto Ani mals said Tuesdaythe organ ization is very much against President Johnson or any body picking up dogs by the ears The Presidentpicked up his two beagle pups Him and Her by the ears on the White House lawn Monday He said he did it to make Him bark Its good for him John son if youve ever followed dogs you like to hear them yelp The spokesman for the SPCA nvNewYodtsaid pick ing up dogsby the ears hurts them as much as it would hurt people to pick them up by the ears Asked whether the yelp ing was good for dogs he said his only comment was that if somebody picked you up by the ears youd yelp too John Neff executive vice president of the American Kennel Club said he had nev er heard that Johnsons treat ment was good for beagles Mrs Evelyn Monte N e w York dog expert and field trial judge said the dogs probably yelped because of pain and that handlers sometimes pinch a dogs ears to punish him She said Johnsons remarks were strange coming from a man who says he likes dogs In Charleston W VaHu mane Officer Kenneth Pauley said The President did that Youre kidding If he were in Charleston Id run him in He added that the city ani mal shelter recently had to destroy a dog that developed an ear infection from the chil dren pulling on its ears Beagles are especially ceptible he said lM   

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