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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                The ncwspopcr that makes oil North lowans neighbors fl m Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 7 1944 UOe Paper Cotultli ol Two Aiioclated Prcii Full LeiM Wires No 154 New bill to save forests Nine million acres involved By BENNETT WOLFE AP Special Report WASHINGTON AP Aftci years of consideration and con trovcrsy Congress is about to agree on something called the wilderness bill Whats it all about It Is a bill that would provide for preservation of a vast sys tem of wilderness areas in as nearly their natural slate as possible Soothing of mens souls is one of the objectives The stated purpose is to keep for present and future genera tions areas of unspoiled pristine wilderness unm aired bj roads buildings automobiles or mo torboats of trails would pro vide access for hikers mountain climbers hunters fishermen and as Sen Frank Church D Idaho once put it in Senate de bate for all those who find in high and lonely places a re freshment of the spirit and lifes closest communion with God Only minor differences re main to be smoothed out be tween bills passed by both Houses and Senate before Con gress sends the Wilderness Act of 1964 lo the White House for President Johnsons certain ap proval What lands would included in the system Initially more than 9 million acres of National Forest lands principally in Wyoming Montana California Idaho New Mexico Washing Oregon Arizona Colorado Minnesota and Nevada An ad ditional 5 million acres includ ing some forest lands in North Carolina and New Hampshire may be added later Since the Forest Service an agency of the Agriculture De partment now has control of the areas why is the legislation needed Because in the words of Rep John P Saylor RPa such areas now enjoy only the protection of the secretary of agriculture who at some future time could by the stroke of the pen remove all or part ofsuch areas from what protection they now enjoy What about commercial activ ities in the wilderness areas Provision is made for commer cial services necessary for ac tivities which arc proper for realizing the recreational or other wilderness purposes Who opposed the legislation Such groups as livestock graz ers minerals prospectors min ers and loggers They feared loss of rights to use of federal lands What of their rights under the Wilderness Act Provision is made for such activities under controls designed to keep them compatible with preservation of the wilderness character ongress behind FOCUS on North Iowa Orchard A small town with progressive ideas By KENT GARDNER ORCHARD Officials in this Mitchell County community do not expect Orchard to cx ERNEST SMOLIK Orchards mayor pcriencc a vopulation boom In the same token they certainly arc not willing to forecast the death of the town If you spent an afternoon in Orchard you would hear talk of plans which are meant to keep a small town alive and prosper ous Your conversation would prob ably take place in the Orchard Tavern where many town council meetings take place without liquid refreshments of You would hear Mayor Ernest Smolik an elevator operator say he does not believe his town will die of economic strangulation at the hands of larger area towns He believes Orchards five busi nesses will continue to be able to compete with their counter parts in the bigger centers i Orchard isnt going to grow too much he would tell you but itll always be a stable fanning community He points out that his town has grown only by about 10 in the last four years The 1960 census showed 116 residents in Orchard and he estimates the total now is somewhere around 126 Smolik hastens to explain that Orchard businessmen are offer ing farmers one thing they cant get in bigger towns ir regular store hours He il lustrates further by noting that breakdowns in farm machinery do not always happen between 8 a m and 5 p m Even if it should happen at 10 oclock at night or 7 oclock Sun day morning the farmer would be able to get the parts in Orchard Smolik says The same is true with other items that can be purchased here This is why the towns businessmen re main competativc The mayor points with a note of pride to civic improve ments Orchard has made Smolik believes towns of com parable size have failed to keep up with the times and hence have died off Orchards biggest improve ment was the installation of a water and sewer system com pleted in 1959 at a cost of 000 Previously each property owner had his own well The town went to the state of Iowa for suggestions on building the system and found out It would cost to build Smolik said this was thought lo be a little too expensive The community decided to put in its own system All 60 eligible Orchard voters went to the polls to vote on an bond issue There was one opposing vote Another in revenue bonds was raised Thiee hundred dollars was charged each property owner hooked into the system Each water customer is charged per quarter There are no meters because they couldnt afford to install them In 18 years the bonds which required an additional six mill tax levy will have been re tired There is one well now feeding the entire system It is pure and requires no chemical treatment Smolik said Orchard has two miles of streets All but two blocks arc blacktoppcd Orchard now has a fullfledged fire department including truck Three weeks ago there was no fire truck in town although ORCHARD Continued on Page 2 Beauty hides out in U S OLD FIRE three weeks ago this was the extent of the fire fighting equipment in Or chard A fire truck now has been pur chased Looking over some of the old gear consisting mainly of hoses and buckets are members of the volunteer fire department Left to right are A E Wetter fire chief Dean Steffen Lee Adrian Raymond Steffen and Carl Stecher SALT LAKE CITY in ernational beauty queen res cued from the rigors of the Miss Universe Contest by her bearded boy friend was at large Friday in the United Stales as her concerned family tried to get in touch with her Doreen Swan the 19yearold Scottish lass who originally came to the US for the Miami Beach pageant was last heard from Monday when she phoned Aberdeen Scotland her home town from Salt Lake City Doreen first made headlines July 13 when as Miss Scotland she quit the Miss Universe Pag eant before the judging began She said it was like a prison that nearly gave me a nervous breakdown DOREEN SWAN Inside The Globe Television news 34 Comics 5 Mason City news 67 Latest markets 7 Sports news 910J Society news 1111 Clear Lake news 12 Editorials131 Transit timetable 141 Classified pages 1415 North Iowa news 16 DRYER DIES MILWAUKEE Wis F Dryer a district director of I the Communications Workers of America AFLCIO died Thurs day Lodge to tour allies for Johnson WASHINGTON AP For mer Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge agreed lo a request by President Johnson Friday that he visit Allied capitals to ac quaint leaders with the US no sition and purposes in Southcas Asia Lodge former ambassador to South Viet Nam made the an nouncement after a long White House conference Johnson walked with Lodge through the White House lobby and lurncd him over lo waiting newsmen and photographers Lodge said the President and Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk asked him to visit an unspeci fied number of Allied capitals He said the itinerary still is to be worked out but that he intends to leave within a week Asked whether he also migh visil neutralist capitals Lodge reiterated that his schedule ha not been completed but said h thought the visil would includ Allied capitals only North Iowa Weather outlook Cfcar to partly dowdy Fri and A cooter In tow m N Iowa counties to get aid DBS MOINES Howard and Mitchell counties have been declared emergency areas and can receive special loans anc other federal help Gov Harold Hughes Friday The two counties have been hit bydrought this summer Hughes asked that they he de clared emergency areas after touring North Iowa Wednes day The governor said he talked with officials in the US Depart ment of Agriculture who told him Secretary Orville Freeman would sign the emergency Her bushybearded Scottish boy friend J Watt Nicoll ap peared dramatically on the scene in New York to whisk his 372236 sweetheart away from the cause of her mental an guish Scotland hastily entered an other girl blonde Wendy Barrie of Glasgow in the contest Miss Swans travels since her rescue have been a mystery Salt Lake City Mayor J Bracken Lee was notified by the Denver Colo British consulate Thursday that Miss Swans fam ily had a message for her Lee was told of Doreens Mondaj phone call Lee put the consulate in toucl with the city police who rou tinely broadcast an alert lo bf on the look out for a very pret ty girl Viet tensions ease up some HUE VIET NAM W The risis along South Viet Nams heavily reinforced northern rentier appeared to ease Fri day as the night passed without major Communist attack South Vietnamese forces and heir American advisers in Hue only 40 miles from the frontier of North Viet Nam anticipated a massive attack in reprisal for he American air raids on North Vietnamese bases along the Gulf of Tonkin But US operations officers said only routine fighting was reporter from throughout South Viet Nam Meanwhile in Saigon Premier Nguyen Khanh decreed a state of emergency and ordered gen eral mobilization of manpowc and resources with a declaration that the coming weeks will h decisive in South Viet Nam Police Capt Dcwey Fillis in truggle against the Commu large of the investigation said ie girl is listed as a missing icrson Police said there is no vidcnce of any violation of the Friday Four meetings have been scheduled in North Iowa lo dis iss action to be taken in the ice of a severe drought in the rca The meetings will be staffed y Extension specialists from owa State Univcrsily in farm management agronomy live lock veterinary medicine am griculttiril engineering Public meetings are schcd iled Monday at am a rcsco High School at 2 pm the parish hall of Ou aviours Lutheran Church ii Osage Tuesday at am a he high school in Postvillc anc 2 pm at the high school gym nasium in Nashua Photofax COOL looks as though Tony Brehms efforts to keep cool got him packed in cracked ice jut the 9yearold son of Mr and Mrs Eugene Brehm of Racine Wis is just bouncing up out of a swim ming pool to face a camera with a shutter speed fast enough to freeze the water droplets splash ing over him What a way to keep cool Mike says he will not be L6J mate EDITORS NOTE The fol lowing story was written in Washington DC and wired to the GlobeGaiette by Edi tor Robert H Spiegel on a combination business pleasure and researchgath ering trip in the East By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGaiette Editor WASHINGTON Sen Mike Mansfield is not a candidate for the Democratic nomination as vice president Would he accept if asked President Johnson The answer is still no Mansfield says firmly in his majoritylcadcrs office Mansfields name has per sisted in the talk about tho nominee in the final days be fore the Democratic Nationa Convention on Aug 24 Th thin Montanan would pro vide balance as a westerner balance as an economic moc crate and prestige gained b contributions during 10 years a SPIEGEL Continued on Pagt 2 Shes over 18 and evidently s not being kidnaped or held against her will so theres no criminal angle to this said the police dispatcher The missing icrson alert officially was con incd to Salt Lake City Press Keating to back Barry ALBANY N Y U S Sen Kenneth B Keating R NY was under strong pressure Friday from Republican Party leaders in his home state to heal lis open split with presidential omince Barry Goldwalcr The reported of a amcse would attempt an inva on Across the way namese regulars ists Military courts were empov red in this offshoot of th Tonkin Gulf crisis to impos ummary death sentences on a errorists saboteurs and black narkct speculators with no right of appeal A tense night passed quietly on the northern frontier and American advisers with the Vi etnamese 1st Division in that danger zone said they doubtcc that the Communist North Viet If they had moved in anger icy would have hit us one way r another by now said Maj Villiam McMullen of Long Is and NY But reinforced defense units ept up a sharp watch all along lie 50mile border which cuts cross inland mountains to Laos rom a swampy plain on the louth China Sea Tanks artil cry and camouflaged riflemen tood guard aground US re onnaissance jets sped constant y overhead North Viet presumably cpt a similar watch At North Viet Nams frontline posts vis ble from 1st Division positions 3eoplc could be seen moving hbout freely Behind the Red lines the Ha noi regime pursued a word wai against the United States anc South Viet Nam Radio Hanoi attributed to the Viet Cong command in South Viet Nam a broadcast statement calling for intensified guerrilla action SULLIVAN IN HOSPITAL STATELINE Nev Itf Big OK to act in Viet House 4140 Senate 882 WASHINGTON AP Con gress voted overwhelming ap proval Friday of the resolution backing President Johnsons ac tions in the Southeast Asian cri sis First the House on a 4140 roll call and then the Senate adopt ed the resolution in a display to the world of bipartisan unity behind Johnsons firm military response to attacks by Commu nist North Vietnamese on US warships The Senate vote was 88 to 2 In the Senate there were pro tests against the resolution from Sens Wayne Morse DOre and Ernest Gruening D Alaska Both voted against the resolu tion Morse said it was giving John son blanket authority to wage war Gruening argued as did Morse that All Viet Nam is not worth the life of a single American boy In the House there was no outright dissent but Rep Adam Clayton Powell DNY voted present when his name was called Photofax NEW HOPE Mrs Everett Alvarez Jr wife of the Navy Lt jg believed to be North Viet Nam prisoner and pilots goddaughter Denise San chez smile in San Jose Calif at word flier may be alive They hold photo of Al varez shot clown during at tack on North Viet Nam base Powell asked by newsmen to explain hisvote said have always been a pacifist I have been for 34 years as a minister But when my country is abso lutely in danger ai in time of war then I will supporit The resolution had the sup port of Republican as well as Democratic leaders This is one of those occa sions when all of us whatever our political persuasion unite behind our commander in chief said Rep Frances P Bolton ROhio ranking Repub lican on the House Foreign Af fairs Committee House discussion of the reso lution was brief with the ma jority of the speakers both Re oublicans and Democrats ex pressing firm support for it In the Senate Morse was giv n two hours of time for his rotests Static blamed for fatal fire at Iowa Falls Rocky to stump for Goldwater ALBANY NY Gov Nelson A Rockefeller definitely will stump for the Republicans GoldwatcrMillcr New Yorks GOP state chairman has reiterated CHILIMAKER KANSAS CITY DIES Vcrgnc Television personality Ed Sulli is in a hospital for treat iicnt of an intestinal disorder Dixon chili parlor operator whose specialty was made fa mous by former Prcsidcn Harry Truman died Thursda at 6G Dixon opened his sma chili specialty shop in 1919 ant Truman often said it was th first place he stopped on his re lurn from military service i World War I On many occa sions Truman had Dixon sen him cartons of chili IOWA FALLS AP Static lectricily was blamed Friday or a fire that killed one man nd caused heavy damage to bulk oil plant here Thursday Fire Chief Earl Bailey and ie state fire marshals office aid sparks ignited gas or oil umcs The blaze killed Robert Bob icn 52 He and his father operated the Continental Oil Co plant Damage to the plant was es imatcfby Bailey at ASKS CUSTODY SANTA MONICA Calif W Film producer Sid Luft has told Superior Court that his wife singer Judy Garland may try lo take their children out of the United Stales He asked custody of them loscd meeting of New York tatcss GOP county chairmen ml vice chairmen here Thurs ay was that Keating should cclare his support for the Gold vaterMillcr ticket as quickly is possible STARR DIVORCE SANTA MONICA Calif Singer Kay Starr has divorcee husband No 5 Miss Starr 42 testified Thursday that her bus band Earl Spencer Callicutt 36 yelled and screamed at he and used profane language FREEDOM IN INNER TUBES These five Cubans were fished from the Atlantic Ocean after they were found floating in automobile inner tubes They said they had paddled 300 miles from Havana to freedom Left to Mario Bcnitez Marcelino Reinuldo Cruz Nelson Lopex and Angel Padron Sec story on Page I   

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