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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 26, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             Packing plants in area cut hog prices 50 North Iowa ami I North Iowa and Southern Minnesota packing plants Wed nesday cut prices 50 cents a hundredweight on hogs in order to stop increased deliveries The a hundredweight in crease announced Monday by some packers brought 57000 hogs to interior Iowa buying stations The advance estimate was 50000 The decrease in hog sales by farmers last week was fell mainly at the country buying stations We never were af fected much locally said lames Hunter general manag er of Jacob E Decker and Sons n Mason City lie reported a good move ment of hogs from the country buying stations on Tuesday and we expect it to be good today even at the lower prices Asked about rchiring of 200 workers laid off at the begin ning of this week Hunter said his decision would depend on the movement of livestock Probably the decision would be made Monday he said if the working force is to be in creased Hunter explained that packer contracts with the union require that any decrease in workers be as of the Monday morning beginning of Ihe work week An increase may be effective either Monday or Tuesday morning but not later in the week The Wilson packing plant at Albert Lea and the Hormel packing plant at Austin also told the GlobeGazette by phone Wednesday that increases in livestock deliveries were forc ing them to cut prices paid to growers 50 cents The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST U UOc Consists ol Four SectionsSection Associated Full Wires No 170 LBJ calls Humphrey u j j Raymond Zirbel Route 3 Clear Lake president of the 2erro Gordo County unit of the NFO said Wednesday he is satisfied with the way the lolding action has been going He said the rate of flow to he market is expected to vary but you never know how tuich Zirbel explained that with olding is a purely voluntary hing even for NFO members here is no penalty for an NFO nember who might choose to ell his livestock He admits it is possible a nember could market animals ecause of a promissory note hat has come due or something imilar However he feels that n such cases the biggest share f the banks will go along with ie farmers for a while The member has to use his own udgmcnt Zirbel said counting of iive KWTT w w if Summons Hubert to White House for parley i What if it really happened The giant TV mixup By ART BUCHWALD ATLANTIC was the third day of the convention in Atlantic City People all over the country turned on their TV sets wearily sat back yawned and stared glassily at the tubes Suddenly the announcer said From Atlanlic Cily the Col umbia Broadcasting System and a technician in New York pushed the wrong button Instead of Atlantic City he setinto motion a kineoscope of I Lpve Lucy People in their homes sat up in their scats and shouted in joy and amaze ment At Convention Hall NBC who was monitoring the CBS coverage was flabbergasted They phoned Robert Sarnoff NBC president Sir a pro ducer shouted CBS is showing an old I Love Lucy show in place of the convenlion The dirly double crossers Sarnoff said This means war He hung up and picked up the hot line to William Paley at CBS Paley our monitors show you put on I Love Lucy Unless you call it off were go ing to retaliate with a Liz Tay lor Movie Of The Week1 Wait a minute Paley shouts Theres some mistake Wcie trying to get through lo Ihe engineer now bul his fail safe box wont answer Give us a little time How do 1 know I can trust you Sarnoff isked Believe me Paley says my wifes in Atlantic City Would I have done it purposely knoving she was there This is a terrible accident Dont listen lo Ihcm sir an NBC aide whispers They arc out to get us because of what we did to them in San Snrnoff discusses it with his father General Sarnoff What do you think General I think its a trick If we dont get our movie on in Ihe next IS minutes we wont have a viewer in the United Slates Sarnoff picks up the phone again Paley this is what we arc going to do Were soing to start he film rolling If you can call off the I Love Lucy show well call back our mov ie Thanks Sarnoff Were try contact our engineer ing to now Meanwhile every ABC execu live in Atlantic City is gathered at the CBS and NBC monitors Jim Hagerty turns to Leonard Goldcnson the ABC president and says Wo have no choice sir Its them or us You mean Ihe doomsday machine Goldcnson asks Yes sir Goldcnson picks up Ihe phone TELEVISION Continued en Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook cloudy and warmer Wednesday night lows in the FOCUS on North Iowa Nashua in 1875 The Cedar River dominates this 19th century drawing of the Chickasaw County community of Nashua The engraving which appeared in the 1875 His torical Atlas of Iowa looks south The passenger bridge at the right and the railroad bridge Illinois Central at the left are still in the same locations The Nashua Falls Mill in the center was one of the towns early businesses The first mill was built by Andrew Sample and two partners in 1857 only three years after the first settlers came to the area That mill stood until 1865 when E P Greeley bought it tore it down and constructed the one shown in this drawing Sample and Enoch Woodbridge owned and platted the original town site The community was first called Bridgeport Later it became known as Woodbridge and in 1857 it was renamed Nashua after Nashua New Hampshire Among the early churches of the community were the Con gregational and Catholic church es The Congregational Church was constructed in 1870 at a cost of The Catholic Church was built in 1873 The Andreas State Atlas of 1880 called Nash ua the most important town be tween Waverly and Charles City and commented that its many handsome nay palatial man sions upper right adorn and are adorned by the beautiful groves of trees in which they are embowered Daylight time stays to Oct 4 Daylight Saving Time will re main in effect inMason City un il Oct 4 as originally decided by the City Council on April 20 The council voted 32 Tuesday afternoon to change the ending late to 2 am on Sept 7 Mayor George E Mcndon ruled bow ever that four votes were re quired to change the date be cause it was set by resolution City Ally F Michael Swcesy onfirmed Wednesday that the mayors ruling was correct He aid that the change bad to be made by resolution since the original dates were set by rcso ution The Sept 7 proposal was moved by Phil Skipton second d by Ray Randall and also aackcd by Dan H Shire Coun ilman C E Leffler and Harry Little were opposed Walter Broadbcnt still is on vacation The council at its last regu lar meeting Aug 17 decided to hold a special meeting on the early ending of daylight time The main drawback to the early end then was the instructional Spanish television program If the city were on Central Standard Time and the televi sion station on daylight time the Spanish program would be broadcast at 8 am before chil dren arc in school KGLOTV r in MIWII ill OVIIUVI IWJLiVJI V 50s Partly cloudy to cloudy officials said Ihcy cannol change wtrmer with seatthe programs time because nct work programs will be received on daylight time until Oct 4 Randoli said he supports the early of time because tered Thursday K WoaHwr details 3 most people he talked to said they have difficully gelling chil dren to bed at night and awake in the morning with daylight time He said he favored an FAST TIME Continued on Page 2 Olson may withdraw from race The Corro Gordo County Re publican Central Committee meets Wednesday night facing a possibility of withdrawal of a major candidate in the Novem ber election Marion Olson candidate for reelection as state represent ative from Ccrro Gordo County is now in a Rochester Minn hospital He has been there two weeks and Wednesday was be ing scheduled for surgery James Gilruth Clear Lake said that he had not received an official withdrawal of Olson as a candidate However he said that the possibility of Olsons withdrawal is a major consid eration in calling the mccling lo be at 8 pm at the county court house Gilruth said it was not deter mined as of Wednesday morn ing whether Olsons condition Photolax STRATEGISTS AT Former Goy Price Daniel left of Texas and Eugene Bull Connor Alabama na tional commiltecman put their heads together on the floor of the Democratic con vention in Atlanlic City to dis cuss Mississippi walkout On the inside Editorials 4 Society news 47 North Iowa news 18 Sports news Clear Lake news 22 Mason City news 24 Amish pupils not in schools OELWEIN AP The new school year began Wednesday in the Oclwcin Community School District with the same old problem Amish children were absent Owen Snively principal of the Hazleton School said none of the 37 Amish children involved in the long standing dispute re ported for the halfday session Full day sessions get under way Thursday Parents of the children prefer that they be taught by teachers of their own choosing with only eighth grade educations con lending this is sufficient to pre pare them for life in the simple Still no decision on veep WASHINGTON ff President Johnson possibly tipping bis hand on his choice for a running mate said Wednesday he has summoned Sen Hubert Hum phrey to the White House Wed nesday afternoon to exchange lews on the vice presidency Johnson made this announce ment at an outdoor news meet ng in the White House back yard Johnson said he would invite Humphrey lo come down and exchange ideas suggestions and maybe recommendations Asked if this did not indicate that the selection of the Senate Democratic whip from Min nesota as the partys vice presi denlial nominee had been sealed Johnson said he wouldn recommend that anyone write that unless they wanted lo ge way out on a limb However Johnson at no poinl gave even a small hint that the nod would go lo someone olhei than Humphrey Asked if he expected to an nounce his choice Wednesday afternoon the president said Yes I think thats very like y I think were very close to decision Johnson also announced the results of his first complete medical examination since he became president or at least he first one that has been dis closed Eugene out of the race ATLANTIC CITY Lfl Sen Snively said he understood the Amish had made no effort to hire a statecertified teacher The Amish have contended that they cannot afford to hire collegetrained teachers Snively said he and District Superintendent Arthur Sensor would attend a conference in Dps Moines probably next week with State Superintendent Paul FJohnston Ally Gen Evan Hultman and sonic of the Amish parents to see if we can work something out A spokesman in Johnslons of ficc in DCS Moines said no dale had been set as yet for the meeting but that it would be Eugene McCarlhy in effect ording lo rtncr pulled out of the Democratic ice presidential conlesl Wed nesday in favor of his fellow innesotan Sen Hubert H Iimpbrey In a lelegram lo President weight for No 2 hogs weigh Johnson McCarthy recommend ed for your primary considera tion his Senate colleague He said Humphrey appears to oc nt 4 A ii f Amish settlements ihcld soon State law provides that they must be taught by certified really expect the e cither in their own Amish clllldrcn to report to Ischoolhouscs or in Snively said is part of thcl The parents weeks not been indiffer ent to the choice you must make The nction that I hac tak en has been lo Ihis end and lo Ijlhis purpose That your choice would be a free one and that those whom you might consult nli n i 1 slock will continue at the er plant in Mason City through out the holding action NFO members have been Ibdr counting from 5 am to mld RAYMOND ZIRBEL night from a vacant lot at 15lh and Pennsylvania NE where they have also set up an in formation center He said he has no information from the national headquarters NFO Continued on Page 1 BULLET PUNCTURED PJioloIax Rings he has made ivuib ne n on tire to show seven rifle bullet holes are po out by Larry Pershing Sioux Falls SD servica e in by Lvte Bo HM ig n y v Bos Hills Minn who said the shots were fired as he was marketing cattle Monday the fifth day Survey finds meat price up By CARL B WRIGHT Has the price of meat to the cntnue nsinS All increases consumer gone up in Mason coursc vary from store to ity since the NFO holding acs according lo cuts and vn grades of meat The consumer on a budget will have to be more careful Ihis week in selection if he ex peels lo keep the budget bal anced Retailers arc in a position of wondering what their custom ers reaction will be to the price ncreases As one retailer said he doesnt blame anvone The 1962 withholding action ended in a recess that was ion went into effect That is the question the house vife is asking The answer in leneral is yes But the prices greatly and change daily About the only way a house vife may get a definite answer an a certain cut of meat will be to watch the ads or the rices at the meat counter A survey of retail meat cslab ishments made Tuesday after noon and Wednesday morning Tas shown that prices of pork ml beef to the consumer have ecn rising since the weekend This apparently is a reflection f the increase in wholesale irices to the rclailcr lasl nd The wholesale price of beef ocally has risen S3 a hundrcd veight and pork S6 a hunclred veighl according to some rc ailers Outside suppliers as yet have not raised that much ac terminated the recess The price paid farmers at Jacob E Decker and Sons for hogs since the holding ac tion started last Thursday has increased from SU a hundred ing 200 to 230 pounds to 51450 The beef price has gone up from a top of a hun dredweight for prime steers to This docs not mean a 3cents pound increase on beef at the ctail counter and a 6ccntsa to fit the qualifications Johnson has set up for a desir able running mate The time for your uuvi UVVIUTU menl of your choice of your vice hike on pork When the presidenlial running mate is relaitcr Cl1ls and trims this very close I have as you know nlcat there is more loss and during this convcnlion and for consctiucnlly retail prices will i i I nor This increase is reflected in arious cuts and grades of neat according lo relailcrs Some roasts and steaks may have an increase of from 10 lo 20 cents whereas hamburger weeks others expect them to this week During cattle prices hit lhis as to informed might be will be such as lo prevent his ThT rried their case to District Court last Novcm The central committee can filllbcr sccking exemption from t II n IT campaigning Hughes to make seconding talk at convention iut vuiuicu tuinmmec nas ivovnum ATLANTIC CITY to act at once to be prepared in dld ot He however that they Harold Hughes of Iowa will case Olson does finri atlend slate certified make nnn nf ahnnt vacancies that occur on the party slate but the deadline for doing so is this weekend Gil ruth said Because of that he said the central cpmmitlec has the slate lasv Judge George C Heath ruled thai the Amish children could not be exempted from atlcnding schools laughl by statecertified teachers He case Olson docs find it ncccsi sary to withdraw Olson contacled al the hospii tal through his wife had no i Y one of about a halfdozen schools leaving the door open i seconding speeches for the nom 10 the Amish to hire staleccrlijinaUon of President Lyndon for their own Johnson a I the Democratic Na uiaun contacted at me nospiifjnfi h Ui i IUMUCIU si twin jvju tunMill t toor who might make rccommcni s m most 1 stores Pork prices have increased more than beef according to the retailers since there is a grealcr shorlagc of pork than beef and pork raimot be held as well as beef All suppliers have indicated Ihcy cxpccl wholesale prices lo continue rising as long as the NFO holding action continues because jf shortage of supply Prices were up a few cents more Wednesday on roasts and fresh culs than they were on Tuesday Some retailers txpect prlcts lo levelioff in a couple of seven year ow ami hog prices dropped similarly although there iavc been some increases from that bottom mark Farmers want to got a target price lo cover their increasing production costs md to get a fair price for their product when it is marketed Some members of the meat industry believe there is too much loss between the farmer the retailer and that in creased efficiency in packaging and more efficient deliveries may be the answer in keeping prices down They believe however that the increase in retail prices lo the miblic in general will de pend on how long he holding action continues upon consum er demands and rn a variety ot other causes including the sup ply available to the packers Retailers expect more in creases in wholesale pi ices Ihis i lllia according to what neat there is more loss ancli 1clr tell hem There may even he a shortage in some pork supplies In the meantime retail ricM presumably will bp creeping on more and more meat as the withholding action con Unites NFO headquarters at Corn whjch is still in good supplying Iowa hnl nn Tin IHHIK The great majority of t h e delegates here are as you know ready to support y o u r choice It is my opinion the qualifi calions lhat you have listed or which you arc said to have list ed as mosl desirable in the man who would he vice president with you would be met admir ably by Senator Humphrey I wish therefore to recom mend for your primary consid eration Senator Hubert H Hum phrey consumer ment prices is unwar ranted and some dealers iro taking advantage of the situ SAME Mont In II H   

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