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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Pack DBS JUOINES AP The economic impact of the National Farmers Organization holding action on livestock markets ap peared to be fading this week Several major Midwest pack ing companies had a move un der way Saturday to recall part of the workers laid off a week ago when meal production was curtailed by the National Far mers Organization action to withhold livestock Representatives of Wilson Co which dropped about 660 production employes at plants in Nebraska Minnesota Iowa and Missouri said plans were to resume increased operations ers will call back some if receipts of caldc and hogs re main steady next week Some of Ihe 350 laid off at the Armour and Co plant at South St Paul Minn will be recalled Tuesday if livestock receipts in prove said plant Manager M E Barnes Spokesman for the NFO al the Corning headquarters said however lliat the call has gone out to strengthen the holding action and that they expected market supplies to drop again Wilson Co has pJanls at Omaha Neb Cedar llapids Iowa Albert Lea Minn and Kansas City Mo Plant Manager C E Cairns at Albert Lea said In view of Ihe substantial in crease in livestock receipts at major markets during the past week indicating a collapse of lie holding action the Albert Lea plant is recalling some of the employes laid off a week ago Markets were in recess for the weekend asusual Saturday the nth day of the NFO drive which seeks contractural bar gaining with meat processors at higher prices The NFOs early success in reducing the flow of cattle hogs and sheep lo market sent livestock prices leaping early this week to their highest levels in 19 months at some terminals But by weeks end hog and cattle deliveries were back to near normal as farmers rushed lo take advantage of the higher prices The influx pulled prices down to only slightly above those pre vailing when the NFO started its action 10 days ago Housewives were finding in some cities that they had to pay a few cents more per pound for meat NFO President Oren Lee Slal cy of Rca Mo says these re tail price boosts are unjustified at this time and that retailers are taking advantage of the situation created by the hold ing action Nimbus I lopsided But most market experts say economic factors would have brought about increases in prices for meat both on the hoof and at the butchers coun ter regardless of the NFO Some concede the NFO action may have hastened the trend a bit The NFO by holding meat animals off the market in 23 states east of the Rocky Moun tains is trying to force proces sors to sign contracts guaran teeing farmers certain minimum prices for livestock The NFO is demanding mini mums of a hundredweight for No 1 and 2 grade hogs for choice cattle and for sheep Hogs havent commanded a price that high since 1958 Its the consensus of meat in dustry leaders US Department of Agriculture officials and most farm economists lhat holding actions do no permanent good and contain the seeds of heir own downfall This is because prices are largely determined by demand and animals held beyond the normal marketing lime go on gaining weight thus increasing the supply of meat that must eventually go to market This tends to depress prices for a prolonged period after the hold ing action ends success Best weather picture yet WASHINGTON AP Nim bus 1 traveled an unduly lop sided orbit Saturday but still snapped earth pictures far bet ter than any ever taken by other weather satellites Pointing constantly to the earth it took pictures and flashed them to receiving sta tions around the world It is also equipped to take nighttime pic tures The Automatic Picture Trans ission APT system tested previously in a Tiros satellite had heretofore produced pic lures far less clear than those in thc regular satellite photo sys tem However David S Johnson director of thc Weather Bu reaus National Weather Satel lite Center at Suitland Md said the Nimbus pictures wore one to hvo times as clear as those taken by lie Tiros APT system Furthermore Johnson said the Nimbus APT pictures were of even higher quality than those stored pictures of Ihe Tir os Vidicom system The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and thc Weather Bureau showed pic tures received from Nimbus on its fifth orbit Friday to demon strate this The first picture from the new satellite was taken from 500 miles directly over Baton Rouge La and clearly showed thc Gulf of Mexico the Texas Gulf Coast a cold front moving down the central front of the United States and off to its right the western edge of Hur ricane Clco Dr Morris Tepper director of NASAs meteorological grams said this was a pro re get from APT He said two Tiros satellites had been observing Hurricane Cleo and Nimbus might also be used for that purpose on its sec ond day in orbit JOURNALIST DIES MIAMI Lee Olwell 86 publisher of thc old New York Evening Journal in the 1930s Wis he recently had divided his lime between residences in Mi ami and New York City An Iowa Stale University farm economist says it is un realistic to expect processors lo sign contracts guaranteeing minimum prices The processor is the middle man he said He couldnt possibly guarantee the farmer a price unless he had a tight con trol over supplies He can sell only so much meat at any given price This economist said a holding action can only benefit those who sell while prices are tem porarily high because of the artificial shortage of meat ani mals Stalcy however says the con tracts must be won to nail down the price galaf make throughthe fcokfpg tion And once are the position to price their prod ucts through contract he adds they must also assume the re sponsibility of m e e 11 ri g marketing problems 6 the uv dustry Agriculture Department offf cials repirt thesprine pig crop which providesmarket anlmali for the last five months of the year was seven per cent small er than a year ago They say cattle and lambs on feed also have been reduced and smaller supplies will be reflected in higher market prices this fall and winter The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY AUGUST 29 19M UOo copyJThli Paper Consists of Two On Associated Irew Full Lean No 173 Race riot in Philadelphia Oanh new premier after riots in Viet SAIGON South Viet Nam Khanh Lt Gen Tran Thien advantage of the chaos and Al in a surprise move aftKhiem and Maj Gen Duong roamed the littered city fight OP IIWA MJVV rtf KlrtrtrKr UTIU A1BUL er two days of bloody rioting a Van Minn Harvardeducated economist j VLiuiilYlldLU Dr Nguyen Xvian Oanh took would be likely to overrule any temporary command of Ironof his decisions he said bled South Viet Nam Saturday as the nations acting premier lo overrule us and I dont think Oanh 45 told a crowded news we will want tn be overruled conference he had a mandate to ux u LU earne a ocorae cc are wre arrcades rule for two months as head of a at Harvard University 10 years blocking key approaches Mo caret retaker regime ago He inbile radio units blaredas troops Speaking in fluent colloquial strtictor at Trinity College in with fixed bayonets racec English Oanh said Maj Gen Hartford Conn from 1955 until Nguyen Khanh is still South Viet I960 Nams premier but is now sick and recovering at thc mountain resort of Dalat The surprise announcement cajiie only a few hours after government troops cracked down on armedrioters who had ft and were brouht Sai PP Hoodlums and Perstreets brought Saigon close to civil war between Buddhists and Ro man Catholics markable first set of days of mob rule lcfl get from APT le nine dcad nncl scores injurred Oanh had served since Jan 30 as premier Khahhs deputy premier fofinance but he was never seriously regarded as a contender for the top job There were strong signs of in creasing American involvement in the Vietnamese government I cannot see how cooperation died Friday in the Miami Heart bclwccun our governments Institute A native of Raymond w than iL has wic i it occn Oanh saiH been Oanh said Oanh Mid nation still is ruled by the triumvirate of Bobby Baker is slapped with lawsuit WASHINGTON Ifl Former Senate Majority Secretary Rob ert G Bobby Baker has been slapped with a suit by a onetime business partner Mrs Gertrude C Novak Mrs Novak in the suit filed in U SDistrict Court Friday said Baker fraudulently in duced her to sell her part of he Carousel Motel in Ocean City Md for less than she would have received if she prospective 1875 Coop in Rockwell The George tollhouse Elevator Co at Rockwell was a oar old when this engraving appeared in thc 1875 Historical Atlas of Iowa It played an important role in the early battle for survival of the Rockwell CoOperative Society the oldest successful farm crs cooperative in the United States Felt house operated his elevator until 1892 when he sold it to his brothers J A and J C Felt house Soon after lhat the brothers offered thc elevator and an accompanying lumber yard to thc coop society for Thc 4 ycarold society refused vhe offer Thc Felt house brothers then sold the business to John Paul one of thc Midwests largest lumber dealers In an attempt run thc coop society out of business Paul started scllin goods at such a low price that Mason City businessmen and farmers came to Rockwell for their lumber and coal Members of the coop society however refused lo do busi ness with Paul at any price and within 10 years he was forced to sell the business to the society After buying out Paul in 1903 thc society built new lumber shed across the street from the present clcvptor Focus on North Iowa Asked if the triumvirate JO llti OttlU ui uitun I dont think they will want thc start of the crisis C Oanh 43 earned a doctorate ectcd barbed wire barricades Last year he served in Wash inglon with the Monetary Fund The government broadcast re International peated appeals urging the peo pie to refrain from violence and before his appointreturn home All private and Buddhists and Catholics government schools in the city with clubs were closed US personnel and lengths were warned to keep off the h haps Viet Cong agents took iad sold it to a Texas buyer Airs Novak also asked for punitive damages of Named as codefendants in he suit are thc ServU Corp Bakers vending machine firm which bought the motel Ernest C Tucker an official of ServU ami Bakers taw partner Mrs Baker also a ServU and a former motel partner and Mrs Novaks brotherinlaw and sis terinlaw Mr and Mrs Donald Novak who were onetime part ners in Ihe Carousel operation Inside The Globe Church news 45 Mason City news 47 Latest markets 7 Society news I Sports news J Clear Lake news 10 North Iowa news 11 Comics 12 Classified page 13 Editorials DAVIS DIES live automobile builder and onetime journalist died Friday North Iowa Weather outlook Warmer Saturday with in creasing southerly winds Cooler Sunday with pot showers or thunder Weather details Page 2 ing looting and burning Then the government acted in the firsl show of strenglh since Soldiers in battle gear swept aside makeshift barriers and er around the city arresting dem onstrators suspects police An estimated SOO persons were arrested including some Communist aid Thc political crisis was touched off 13 days ago when Maj Gen Nguyen Khanh de creed emergency powers and elevated himself from premier to president of the USbacked regime Confronted by mounting stu dentled protests and the threat of religious strife Khanh re signed five days ago The ruling 62man military revolutionary council chose a triumvirate of three top generals including Khanh to lead the nation US Ambassador Maxwell D Taylor postponed a trip to Washington to keep in touch with developments US offi cials in Washington were re ported urging the disputing leaders to put aside their differ ences to prevent a coliapse of he military effort against the Communist guerrillas Top officials in Washington said thc crisis so far had not up set the fight against the Com munist Viet Cong Military op erations were continuing the sources said A Viet Cong broadcast called upon the people of Saigon to rise against what it called South Viet Nams gimc confused puppet rc Somc Viet Cong units were believed to have infiltrated he rioters Union plans meeting with Armour Co CHICAGO AP Two AFL IO unions representing 150000 packinghouse workers slated an other meeting with Armour Co Saturday in an attempt Monday Thc unions the United Pack inghouse Food and Allied Work 50 are injured as stores are PHILADELPHIA UP roamed through the Negro section of Philadelphias north side Friday night and into the predawn hours Saturday smashing windows looting stores and attacking policemen Ihe disturbances covered a fourmile square area where perhaps two thirds of the citys approx imately 600000 Negroes live PProx At least 50 persons were injured including 20 policemen More than 30 persons were arrested Dawn lit up a bizarre scene Negroes were stand ing in the streets as far as the eye could see There were many women and children Every store in view during a tour of the area had smashed front windows Broken glass was everywhere Every now and then a person usually a teenager could be een running from a store carrying merchandise Reporter watches violence IN RIOT1NG a siae jrnclay night At Negro bleeding from cut on fore least 50 persons were infured arnomJ head ducks away from policeman try mg to arrest him in rioting that swept lil CiU o V predominantly Negro section of Phila delphias North side Friday night At least 50 persons were injured among them 27 policemen in wild disorders Looting was widespread and property damage heavy in foursquaremile area Facility may store Aweapbns DES MOINES A facili y capable of storing weapons with atomic warheads is under construction at the Iowa Air jisard section of the Des Moines Municipal Airport Well be maintaining a sup ply of munitions for ourselves and others too said Brig Gen commander of Guards 132nd loger Gilbert he Iowa Air Wing He refuses to confirm or deny lhat the weapons will include nuclear warheads but other sources said they will include such armaments Genie missiles ised by the Guards F89J Scor pion jets Gilbert said thc facility is of a ype built at or near military nstallations in other states but s the first in Iowa Work on thc project was start ed two months ago and is sched uled for completion next May It consists of two earth bar ricades or bunkers each 650 ect long and 12V4 feet in height Gilbert said the bunkers will c about 250 feet apart and be tween them will be 18 iglootype steel and concrete buildings to be covered with about five feet of earth Each igloo is capable of stor ing two or more missiles or niorc thanl000 pounds of ex igloos are dc EDITORS NOTE Associated Press Newsman George Es per walked and drove early Saturday through north Phila delphia where outbursts of rioting and looting still flared Here is his account of the eerie scene as he saw if dur ing a lull in those hours of de struction By GEORGE ESPER PHILADELPHIA AP I am reporting from a telephone booth in a section of north Phil adelphia where Negroes have gone on a rampage smashing windows looting stores and hurl ing bricks and bottles at police men AS the dawn breaks things have momentarily quieted down since the sporadic outbursts be gan more than hours ago It seems as if Ive been here an eternity as I walked the streets with ministers police men Negro bystanders and members of civil rights groups I walked and drove through the streets for hours and passed hundreds of milling Ne groes some gave me a white man mean looks others cu rious looks still others indiffer ent glances A police car had been turned upside down A few blocks fur her a laxicab was overturned ts fireblackened interior still smoldering Thc disturbances began with compantively minor incident An automobile stalled at an in ersection Police were called to remove it When they arrived the driver refused to let them take the car away The mans wife punched an officer according topolice 3ystanders joined in kicking both policemen on the detail They radioed for help Eventually 500 policemen wearing steel helmets carrying night sticks and revolvers which they kept in holsters were on the scene Police Com missioner Howard Leary took personal control The main focal point was at Broad St and Columbia Avc near Temple University and some 25 blocks from downtown Philadelphia Broad is one of the citys major arteries The disturbances broke out sporadically at perhaps as many as 20 different points dur ing the night starting shortly after the original I stood took notes and was involved Negro policemen ways close to thc milling and Negro participants crowds but none bothered me or even threatened me plosion ruou ann rtinea work crs and the Amalgamated Meat Italian presidents Cutters and Butcher Workmen J of North America represent Ar improved mour employes in 27 plants ROME un The condition 01 Union officials have refused to ailing Italian President Antonio reveal contract proposals until Scgni who suffered a stroke agreement is reached or barthree weeks ago was slightly earning breaks down Ncgotiaimproved Saturday doctors ons began Aug 3 said H was the first cncourag II a satisfaclory settlement is ing word since thc 73yearold not reached the unions say statesman suffered they are prepared to strike OUT THE WINDOW 4ui XT outhful Negro F wore no helmet as many other newsmen and police did I had no time to pick one up In fact many Negroes cooper ated One real estate operator let me use his telephone to dic tate a story but told me to bur hl be repercus At 3 AM Commissioner Leary said the situation defin itely is not under control and ry as there sions The mobs bad not cd bothered To some insects People taste bad CHICAGO A member of the American Medical As says sleeping sickness or more formally virl ence is actually a disease of birds and small animals and that human involvement is an accident me As I si reels window director of environmental whi u id PWV that the disease which ha plagued Houston Tex could break out in other parts of the country Dr White said insects which nip at infected animals have no taste for man but that they make mistakes sometwnes bite or sting humans fur thc phone through the store had been smashed virtually every Glass was strewn all about the sidewalks and into thc street It crackled as you stepped on it I saw one girl run out of a store with a rack of clothing Cecil iMoort president of thc Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP tried to calm crowd at a street corner He pleaded with them to stop the looting which he saw going on It was an eerie scene nequins lying in the street bur glar alarms ringing constantly through the night Nogrocs mill ing about this state of affairs continued until around 5 AM Negro leaders hurried to thc scene many of them called out of bed by city officials They tried to calm the crowd and help police disperse the crowd Stanley Branche head of tho militant Committee for Free dom Now of suburban Chester said he was coincidentally pass ing through the area when ho noticed one of the early distur bances on a street corner Branche said All Hell was breaking loose I went up to Deputy Police Commissioner Frank Kizzo anrl told him let me talk lo the peo ple I did for three hovirs as I walked up streets and down tlio   

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