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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JULY 4 1H4 lOc t Paper of Two FuU VtTM m Civil rights law tests are ATLANTA Ga AP Two restaurant operators reacted vio lently when Negroes sought service the day after the civil rights law had been signed But they were in a minority uiet su accommodations were quietly and successfully parts of the country several Southern cit CHEST HIGH IN 1952 Its a timeworn say nearly all of the corn was higher than oneyearold intf that good corn is knee high by the Fourth of Sonny Butterfiekl Sonny the son of Mr and Mrs July But it also depends upon whose knee you are William Butterfield is held by his grandfather Wil using and now the type of corn Back in 1952 Ham 0 Butterfield on his farm near Mason City Knee high on the Fourth Public tested in many including ies where violence had flared in the past Looking at the overall picture on Friday President Johnson called it wonderful and hope ful At the same time he reit crated his plea for wholeheart ed compliance But there were a few inci dents In Atlanta Lester Maddox forced three Negro ministers away from his eating place at the point of a pistol Get off my property he shouted jerking out a pistol as he three drove into his parking ot He was backed up by an an gry white crowd brandishing ax handles which Maddox keeps in a box inside the front door ol his eating place The Negroes left saying they would return The restaurant be closed today Maddox plans to attend a July 4 rally in Atlanta featuring Gov George C Wallace of Alabama and Ross Barnett former gov ernor of Mississippi Traffic toll is rising Two killed in Iowa The nations traffic toll rose Saturday as more motorists At Cambridge Md restau rant operator Robert Fchsen cld arrested and charged vith assault and battery after a shoving match with a Negro in tegration leader Police said Lawrence D Cun diff a field secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinat ing Committee from Wash ington DC had started into he restaurant as Fehsenfek started out After the shoving match in Lhe doorway Cundiff swore ou a warrant Fehsenfeld was taken into custody and then released on Ins own recogni zance for a hearing Monday Fehsenfeld owns Dizzyland a restaurant and soda parlor that Small groups of Negroes were served without incident at two other establishments in Cam jridge where demonstrations were staged last summer before National Guard troops moved in to quel the violence The doors of a restaurant at Durham NC were locked and the blinds drawn W Frank Adcock whose fam ily managed Adcocks restau rant in Durham the past 50 years said Its just a matter of not agreeing with that kind of legislation I have no bones to pick was the scene of several violent racial clashes in the past pie want Mississippi placed un der martial law A sixfoot cross flamed at dge of Lake Bistincau in Bion ville Parish east of Shreveport La the only incident reported in the northwest section of the state described as a segregation stronghold During the day the Shreveport Hotel Association announced it would comply with the civil rights law and accept Negro pa trons The lunch counters at three variety stores were quietly desegregated for the first time Eating places were integrated Answers for civil rights law However most North Carolina businessmen took the attitude of members of the Fayetteville Restaurant Association who said We are loyal Americans land we will obey the law The majority of civic and govern mcnt leaders agreed Even the Ku Klux Klan urged white persons in Mississippi coastal areas to let police handle any racial trouble Leaflets distributed in Gulf port Biloxi Pascagoula and Pass Christian called on white persons to stand back and to WASHINGTON AP Herel Q What if a court order conflict These peo questionandanswer form isring discrimination is not in an explanation of how the new civil rights law applies to vari ous businesses Q What parts of the law have direct effect on business es ablishments A Two parts one banning dis peacefully in such cities as Aus tin Tex Danville Richmond and Petersburg Va Binning ham and Montgomery Ala Al bany Valdosta and Americus Ga Tallahassee Tampa and Jacksonville Fla Memphis and Nashville Tenn Fire destroys rail depot in North English the highways to join already on the move Fourth of July ook to millions or the long weekend The count of traffic deaths since 6 pm Thursday when motorists began the weekend observance stood at 129 crimination in places of public criminal contempt proceedings obeyed A A judge using his civil conl tempt powers could put a per son in jail until he agreed to obey the court order But if judge wanted to punish a per son for a past violation through Saturday The Press reported two Associated traffic and one boating fatalities in Iowa Minnesota death reported one traffic accommodation and the other in liring firing and other employ ment practices Q What is meant by places of aublic accommodation A Establishments offering food lodging and entertainment to the public This includes res taurants cafeterias lunch rooms lunch counters soda fountains inns hotels motels theaters motion picture houses concert halls sports arenas and Convention upholds expulsion KANSAS CITY Mo AP The National Safety Counciljpther places of exhibition or en has estimated 450 to 550 persons could be killed in traffic during tertainment Q What about tourist homes AND TWELVE YEARS LATER This is the same scene only 12 years later Here William Biitterfield and grandson Sonny now with higher knees look over a field of corn purposely developed shorter so it will produce a larger ear Both pictures were taken by GlobeGazette photographer Elwin Musser SAME there would have to be a rial Q What about the ban on dis1 crimmation in Racial Equal settled first in tternal problem of its 22nd an nual convention by upholdin the expulsion oi adissidentlor1 mer leader who sought rein statement Julius Hobson who had been head of the Washington DC CORE chapter said the request to seat him and five of his fol NORTH ENGLISH AP rire which started with the ex jlosion of a loaded gasoline ransport truck destroyed the lilwaukee Railroad depot three ailroad cars and another truck n this Iowa County town Fri day Gary Finlcy of Coralviilc es caped from the burning trans port and was saved from seri ous injury by rolling on the Rusk calls tor plan on RussiaU S inspection PHILADELPHIA Scclwe arc willing to open ours to rctary of Stale Dean Rusk called on Soviet leaders Saturday to open their doors as we are willing to open ours to a system of arms inspection that would make possible a reduction in armaments We believe Rusk said in a speech at Independence Hall that the Soviet leaders recog nize a common interest with us in reducing the dangers of a great war We most earnestly hope that they will open their doors as the sort of inspection which will make possible genuine progress n reducing armaments At the same time we hearti iy favor increasing contacls be tween our people and those of the Eastern European states and the Soviet Union And we welcome cooperative undertak ings such as the work on dcsal inizalion of waler on which Soviet scientists and our own recently agreed Rusk made his appeal to thelarms across national frontiers Soviet Union is considered the birthplace of American inde pendence and is the home of the Liberty Bell In his address Rusk said that American foreign policy is mov ing simultaneously along sever al lines to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity He called the Communist ag gressions in Laos and South Viet Nam gangster wars At the same time Rusk de clared we also seek areas of of cooperation our adversaries Under this policy he called for in creasing cooperation where it is possible as a matter of Black flit Means In Put 74 HouriV the 78hour period ending at midnight Sunday It urged driv ers to use extreme caution avoid high speed and provide ample time for reaching desti nations The councils safety engineers estimated 83 million cars would be on the highways during the holiday rolling up 84 billion miles This would be some 300 million miles more than for a nonholiday period of similar length this time of the year The record traffic toll for a threeday Fourth of July ob servance is 442 That toll was A If a tourist home or a rooming house is occupied by the owner as his residence and not more than five rooms are for rent it is exempt from cov erage Q Does the ban on discrimi nation apply to gasoline sta tions A Yes Q What about a department store A A department store is not specifically covered but if it has any covered establishment within its premises it is for example if it has a restaurant or a lunch counter Q Does this work the other way around so that a shop in a covered establishment is brought under the law When does it become effective A A year from now Q What businesses will it ap ply to A Businesses with 100 or more employes are covered in the first year after it becomes effective those with 75 or more in the second those with 50 or more in the third and those with 25 or more thereafter Q Does this part of the bill prohibit discrimination on ac count of sex A Yes and on account of race color religion or national origin lowers involved a fundamental disagreement on aims and methods The vote by the convention be hind closed doors Friday night stood 213 in favor of expelling Hobson and 21 against with 17 delegates abstaining ground to put out the flames in his clothes authorities said The train depot was across the street from the T W Van Aukcnbulk plant where Fvhlcy had driven up with a load of 8 000 gallons of gasoline Dean Morse North English fireman said Finley was start ing to transfer the gasoline to storage tanks at the bulk plant when the explosion occurred Flames spread to the railroad property and to a grain truck owned by the Plank Feed Co Some power transformers were burned out and part of the town was without electricity for several hours President is unpredictable when making travel plans A Yes beauty shops and bar ber shops are not specifically covered for example but they arc if they are in a hotel Q What kind of discrimination is prohibited A The law provides that al persons shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods services facilities priv The first essential he said is common interest with the Soviet to repel and to do all we can I to prevent aggression by what The redbrick building where ever means Public utilities in Iowa decline DES MOINES AP switch lines and in Union and other Communist countries set in 1940 when there were far fewer cars on the highways A 78hour nonholiday coun of traffic deaths made by The Associated Press for compari son with the present holiday toll showed 420 persons killed in auto accidents The survey period was from 6 pm Thurs day June 18 to midnight Sun day June 21 ileges and advantages in places of public accommodation with out discrimination or scgrega lion on the ground of race col or religion or national origin Q Are there any crimina penalties for violating it A No Enforcement is througl injunction suits brought in fee eral courts by individuals or if a pattern or practice of discrim ination is alleged by the US attorney general JOHNSON CITY Tex The refrain that goes who nows where or when is be oming a sort of theme song for resident Johnsons fellow trav lers The President is here in Tex s spending a few days at his ranch over the Fourth of July here were reports he might lave a boating parly on the holiday or join in the fun at the country fair grounds at Freder icksburg as he has done in the past But nobody seemed to know This wasnt unduly surprising After all a good many of the scores of people who move when the President moves didnt ress secretary George Reedyl nnounced it only at the mo ment that Johnsons helicopter off the south lawn of the Vhile House Thursday night But somewhere there had een some intuition because aggage and all the office and ther equipment the White louse takes along had been go ng aboard a truck for some when they were coming to Tex as and dont know when theyr going back to Washington Th White House press office said i didnt know either And it has been that way o other trips In any event for this one Sports bulletin WIMBLEDON England W Bueno of Brazil won the Wimbledon womens sin gles tennis championship for the third time Saturday de feating Margaret Smith of Australia the 1963 champion 64 79 63 Miss Bueno previously had won the Wim bledon title in 19S9 and I960 She also holds the US title having defeated Miss Smith in the final at Forest Hills last fall me And there was Johnsons ttle Jetstar all ready to soar vhen he arrived at Andrews Vir Force Base outside Wash ngton to head for Texas The Jetstar holds 10 plus crew But a host of White House staff members plane crews lecret Service agents news men photographers and others o when the President goes or as soon afterward as they can Buses showed up to haul them o Andrews Field And there or he military base was a big chartered commercial jet ready o go even with filet mignon for anyone who wanted a sec ond dinner It took off a coupla of hours behind Johnson When the tagnlongs reached Bergstrom Air Force Base at Austin Tex they learned that Johnson hadnt preceded them there as they had expected In stead he flew oh another 65 miles to the airstrip on his ranch Iowa Commerce Commission which began regulating utilities just one year ago still is draft ing sets of procedural rules but is well baptized in some other aspects of the job During the year the number of public utilities in Iowa dropped from 1173 to 954 be cause of merger or sale of rural North Iowa Weather outlook Mild through Sunday Chance thunderstorms Sunday Weather Details on 2 cstorowncd telephone and tele graph companies The number of rural telephone witch lines dropped from 653 o 448 and the number of tele phone and telegraph companies decreased from 2D4 to 14 Chairman Waldo Wheeler sau he commission handled 198 changes of tariffs in its firs1 year of utility regulation anc received 97 informal complaints concerning public utilities He said 83 complaints were settled without public hearings 13 remain open and one re sulted in a full scale public hearing A commission decision is pending in this case To this end he continued the United States and its allies are maintaining massive retal iatory forces and increasingly strong and mobile conventional forces Under this policy he said the United States is determined to assist the victims of such ag gressions as are now going on n Southeast Asia guerrilla varfare and terrorism directed rom the outside and sustained jy infiltrating trained men and Rural control may remain with remap Inside The Globe Comics 3 Church ntws 45 Mason City 67 Latest markets 7 Society news 8 Sports ntws Business news 10 Editorials 11 Clear Lake 12 Ncrrh Jpwa news 14 DES MOINES AP Rural areas may be able to keep a slim margin of control in the Iowa Legislature even hough the US Supreme Court has or dered reapporlionment strictly on a population basis If that comes to pass how ever the rural edge is likely to be more theoretical than real And it might take a lot of high powered legal arguments to convince Ihe court the rural margin resulted from a bona fide good faith effort to appor tion legislative scats solely on a population basis The Supreme Court ruled on June 15 that both houses of state legislatures must be apportion ed on a population basis It said no other factor may be consid ered in distribution of legislative scats The court also made clear i that its idea of fair apportion ment requires not only that a majority of the people elect a majority of the legislators but thai each member must repre sent as nearly as possible the same number of people as any other member of the same house It recognized the impossibility of insuring that exactly the same number of persons lives in every legislative district But it said the US Constitution requires that a state make an honest and goodfaith effort to construe districts in both houses of its legislature as nearly of equal population as is practicable Some observers believe con tinued rural control at least in theory may be possible for two reasons areas have more pop ulation than rural areas in Iowa only by the thinnest margin deviation from popula tion apportionment allowed for practical reasons may operate in favor of rural areas giving Ihcm enough representation to overcome the cities population edge Said Gene Reyhons who as di rector of the Legislative Re search Bureau probably has drafted more rcapportionmcnt proposals than any other lowan in recent years I have no doubt that rural control is possible in theory even under pure population ap portionment Ally Gen Evan HuHman said There is room for deviation from precise population appor tionment within the Supreme Court ruling The question is how much de viation HuHman noted that US Dis trict Court in DCS Moincs early this year ordered one house of the Iowa Legislature apportion ed on a population basis and re quired that any deviation from population apportionment of the other chamber must be ration al He said the Supreme Court ruling has essentially the same effect The high tribunal shed some light on its attitude toward de viation from population appor tionment in its recent ruling on makeup of congressional dis tricts Here Hultman said it ruled that districts must be set up on a population basis but in dicated that some districts with deviation of 10 to 15 per cent from precise equality were ac ceptable The principle is the same and the court probably would al low 10 to 15 per cent deviation in setting up districts for stato legislatures HuHman said If this deviation favored rural areas it could throrcclically give them the upper hand in the Iowa Legislature but it would have to stand the Supremo Courts test of honest and nod faith effort toward equality A 10 to 15 per cent edge would be all rural lawmakers would need to put legislative control theoretically within their reach The US Census Bureau re ported that in 1960 Iowa urbnn areas had 531 per cent of the REMAP 1   

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