Mason City Globe Gazette, September 16, 1964

Mason City Globe Gazette

September 16, 1964

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1964, Mason City, Iowa prices The newspaper that makes all North towans neighbors Home Edition ue to rise It will mean a good Increase in profits for you EDITORS NOTE This the third article a sixpart series on the views of President Lyadoo B Johnson Democratic eamdidaU for the Batumi top offiee The views on a variety of issues as ex pressed in his news con ferenccs interviews speeches statements and other public remarks were compiled and docu mented for the Globe Gazette by the Associat ed Press Economy taxes Education VOLM4 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER u iM4 UOe ptpw CoatUUi OM AnocUUd ruU WkM 1M Other LBJ bills snagged Care for suffers possible fatal blow 1959 speech of he an April 29 before the US Chamber Commerce in Washington I believe that any year is one in which the government should strive to pot its book in balance I do net believe this is a policy which should be trotted out of the closet only when a presidential election is in the offing On April 28 1964 speaking to a White House dinner for busi ness leaders Johnson said It is too early to make firm promises on further tax cuts But if this one is a I have every reason to believe it LYNDON JOHNSON His views reported will building production In a speech before the United Savings Loan League Conven tion in Dallas Tex Nov 11 1959 he said the next struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union is going to be a battle of brains instead of brawn Johnson said Ameri cans are losing too much talent because students are unable to complete more than a high school education Urging the savings and loan officials to support his plan for FHAtype loans to college students he said Our stu dents are just good secur ity as our houses If theycan be given assistance locally thats fine If the states can do it thats fine If they cant then it is logical for Congress to act WASHINGTON W The ad ministrations prog ram of health care for the elderly suf fered a possible fatal setback Tuesday in the House Without even a token fight its supporters permitted the Senatepassed legislation to go to a SenateHouse conference for almost certain death unless President Johnson can find a formula to keep it breathing Of the 12 men who will decide the fate of the measure in the joint conference eight are known opponents and only four are avowed supporters Their final recommendations must be acted on by both the Senate and the House What is popularly known as the medicare provision was added by the Senate on Sept 2 to a House bill to broaden the Social Security program and increase monthly payments to persons on the Social Secur ity pension roles The Senate vote on the amendment one of more than 60 changes made by that body was 49 to 44 Democratic congres s i o n a 1 leaders also are looking to Presi dent Johnson for help in getting twoother major segments of his program moving on Capitol Hill The President off Wednesday on a Western trip was reported to have discussed with leaders by phone Tuesday methods of leapfrogging a legislative reap portionment roadblock in the Senate that has stalled action on his foreign aid and Appala chian aid measures Johnson was confronted with a situation in which he would need all of his oftentouted persuasive powers to save any or all of the measures from a stalemate that threatened to keep the election year Congress In session indefinitely Senate Democratic leaders said it might last until Nov 1 There were indications that if he hasto choose Johnson would prefer the billion aid pro gram for 11 states touched by the Appalachian ranges where there are areas of deep econom ic distress Johnson who toured some of the areas earlier in the year made some firm promises that he would act to aid them He stands to lose face and votes if that pledge goes unfilled The Appalachian bill howev er is stuck behind the bogged down foreign aid measure Senate Republican leader Ever ett M Dirksen has offered a rider to the aid bill to stay for a year or more courtordered reapportionment of both houses of state legislatures on a popu lation basis Senate liberals directed by Sen Hubert H Humphrey Johnsons vicepresidential running mate lost 42 to 40 an attempt to substitute a compro mise Tuesday It would have advised the courts to give ade quate time for reapportionment but would not have attempted to compel them to do so After it was beaten Sen Strom Thurmond DSC brought up a Housepassed bill to deny federal courts jurisdic tion over reapportionment cases The Senate killed it 51 to 21 Foreign aid In a luncheon speech at Tyler Tex Aug 21 1953 Johnson said Unless the situation changes and some nations put their houses in order have voted for my last foreign aid bill We will have to find a stopping point on foreign aid spending before we bleed ourselves white In his message to Congress cm foreign aid March 18 1964 President Johnson said creating jobs raising profits and generating revenues to bal ance the budget then I see an other tax cut a few years down the road But we can move to this second round of reduction only if we behave ourselves this year We cant let our costs creep we cant let our prices creep up This is where the decisions of lead ers in business and leaders in labor are crucial In the case of wages we need to match the good record of the past three years and keep the increases in line with the average productivity gain for Vconomy as a whole And average prices have to be kept stable This will mean a good increase in real earnings for labor And as your sales contin Another rail strike s p reat now looming To those nations which do commit themselves to pro gress under freedom help from us and from others can provide the of differ ence between failures and suc cesses We will be laying up a har vest of woe for us and our chil dren if we shrink from the task of grappling in the world com munity with poverty and igno rance These are the grim recruit ingsergeants of communism They flourish wherever we falter If we default onour obli gations communism will ex pand its ambitions Foreign policy a speech Oct 23 1952 in Houston Tex Johnson said LBJ Continued on Page 2 Friday deadline for Ford New threat at Chrysler Hagie Keough both plead for mom school aid DETROIT AP The United Auto Workers Union Wednesday set a strike deadline of 9am CST Friday at the Ford Mo tor Co in new contract bargain ing UAW President Walter P Reuther announced the dead line just before entering the bargaining room We are prepared tc join with the company in good faith to re solve the questions that are still unsettled Reuther said Although Ford has offered the union virtually the same eco nomic package the UAW accept ed from Chrysler last week Reuther said there still were questions to be settled on such matters as wage inequities re lief time for assembly line workers and production stand ards The UAW leader said he had hoped to avoid the necessity of setting a strike deadline but now EDITORS This is proximately 11 per cent state the second in a series of arti cles in which opposing candi dates for state legislative of fices from North Iowa will ex press opinions on some issues which will face the next ses sion of the Iowa Legislature By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director aid to education he points out compared with the na tional average of around 40 per cent This U per cent ranks Iowa 48th in state aid to edu cation he continues and it is FOCUS Continued on Page 2 Focus on North Iowa Picas for increased state aid to education mark the campaign statements of both candidates for the senatorial seat from the newly formed FranklinWright district Ray W Hagie Clarion Repub lican and A T Keough Hamp ton Democrat least in that increased state aid to education is a must for a growing Iowa I favor ex panded state aid to educa tion because feel that it the only way that we can keep pace with our educational needs without a further burden upon the prop erty taxpayer Hagie states In his plea Keough contends that the problem has become a political football in the last decade He charges that Re publican legislators have been promising it for the last 20 years Iowa now is receiving ap North Iowa Weather outlook Decreasing cloudiness end not so cool Wednesday night lows In the Mostly fair and warmer Thursday highs In low 70s Weather details Page 2 I that one was necessary he was prepared to spend as many hours as needed at the bargain ingtable to reach an agree ment Meanwhile a new strike threat loomed on the Chrysler scene The UAW placed Chrysler under a new strike threat Tues day although Reuther an nounced only a week ago Wed nesday that an historic labor agreement worth 54 cents an hour had been wrapped up there Although he failed to mention it at the time the national economic agreement Reuther announced covered only hourly rated production and mainten ance employes at Chrysler Agreement since has been worked out regarding parts depot workers Douglas Fraser UAW Chrys ler department chief served notice Tuesday that some 7000 salaried office ind engineering personnel represented by the union would walk out on Chrys ler Friday at 10 am unless agreement came by then on a new national contract for them One union source conceded Farmers deserve better DBS MOINES Re publican vicepresidential nomi nee conceding he is no farm ex pert said Wednesday the na tions farmer deserves bette treatment than that given him by the inept agricultural in the Democratic ad ministration For nearly four years the Democratic administration has demonstrated it understands neither farm people of the nation nor their views of the proper role of government in ag riculture said Rep William E Miller of New York Farm people want both op portunity and freedom he said They want to make their own basic management deci sions on the farm They dont want those decisions made in Washington Millers speech scheduled for pm wasto be the first major farm policy address of political campaign by either MILLER Continued on Page 2 Photcrfax LOOKING AHEAD Ninemonthsold Stephen Szemes lets his Me Too sign speak for him as he naps in his stroller on the picket line outside PS 149 in New York His sister Susan who Is 3 displays hersign which explains she is picketing now so she wont have to be bussed Picketing was in protest against a program of racially integrating classrooms by busing children away from their neighborhoods The children are with their mother Mrs Robert Szemes Walkout may be Thurmond to quit Demos for GOP A T KEOUGH only threefifths of a national agreement at Chrysler but it covers the vast majority The Globe North Iowa Comics 1 Society news1314T5 Sports news1711 Clear Lake news 202 Latest markets 2i Mason City Classified pages 3931 DOCTOR DIES BALTIMORE AP Dr Al fred Blalock 65 who performed the first blue baby operation 20 years ago died Tuesday of cancer WASHINGTON AP Sen Strom Thurmond of South ina was to announce WednesJ day night he is leaving the Dem ocratic ranks to become a water Republican The conservative senators in entions were reported Wednesi day by an unquestionably formed source who would not permit attribution The an nouncement is scheduled for a television speech which Thurj mond plans to make from Co lumbia SC at pm Thurmond himself declined to comment on various earlier re ports of his plan to make the shift but he did say I nope to help establish a ftrong two parly system in the South And he permitted advance quotations from an address THURMOND prepared for Thursday intro ducing Sen Barry Goldwater of Arizona the GOP presidential nominee at the Spartanburg Greenville Airport At the very outset of that speech Thurmond charts his new position I am indeed happy to hare the opportunity to present to you today the man whotn I feel in my heart should have the sup port of all Soulh Carolinians and all Americans who cherish the United States Constitution and the freedom and stability which this great document was designed to preserve for all Americans of all generations Wednesday nights announce ment will not be Thurmonds THURMOND Continued on Page 2 All quiet at Decker plant gate All was quiet at the Jacob E Decker and Sons packing plant in Mason City Wednesday fol lowing Tuesdays daylong demonstration by about 150 Na tional Farmers Organiz a t i o n NFO members In contrast to the 25 NFO trucks which blocked the en trances to the plant for 2A hours Tuesday a single car with one occupant manned the NFO information center at the cor ner of Pennsylvania and 15th NE Wednesday Decker officials said opera tions were back to normal and the plant was receiving a good supply of hogs Wednesday The market was 25 cents higher on butchers and steady on sows Butchers topped at a hundredweight Tuesdays demonstration came to an end about pm when about 45 Mason City policemen highway patrolmen and Cerro Gordo Sheriffs officers cleared NFO trucks off 15th Street after they had blocked the street since 10 am The trucks mostly belonging to NFO members and carrying one or two hogs each then proceeded into the plant By pm the street was cleared of all trucks NEW Photofax SPACE SUITS Astronauts John W Young left and Virgil I Grissom showed what the bestdressed Gemini space pilots willwear At a Cape Kennedy news conference they wore these new protective suits which do not have the familiar silver covering of earlier saidthe sil ver flaked off The new design is made of high tem perature white nylon that looks like canvas Grissom and Young are to make the first Gemini flight early next year Negroes win council seats WASHINGTON AP New strike talk threatened Wednes day tobreak the nations uneasy railroad labor peace that fol lowed last Aprils extraordinary White House settlement A different set of unions are involved this time but the basic 4t issueis the same demands for job protection in an industry with drastically declining em ployment l i i The 1 ttMO members of six AFLCIO railroad shop unions reportedly are ready to walk out Monday although a manage ment spokesman said no formal strike notices had been served Unless theres some agree they dont expect to at work Monday said EdwardiJ Carlough spokesman for one of the unions We should be given 72 hours notice commented chief rail road negotiator J E in Boston I have not been told that they have set a strike date I Other railroad sources said there was no question that a strike by shopmen who main tain railroad equipment would halt most of the nations trains precipitating a national emer like the one that caused President Johnson to step in last spring i Carlough organization direc tor of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association said all six shop unions had agreed to take a united stand There has been no report of progress in negotiations since a presidential emergency board last month recommended cer tain protection for shop men who lose their or an moved to lower paying jobs due t6 technological changes TUSKEGEE Ala AP The firsttwo Negroes elected to public office against white opponents in Alabama in almost a century say they will repre sent all of the people regardless of race A clergyman the Rev K L Buford and a college professor Dr Stanley Hugh Smith made that promise after winning seats on the Tuskegee City Council in Tuesdays runoff election The heavy Negro vote in this racially conscious city where Negroes outnumber white resi dents both in population and in registered voters also brough the defeat of Mayor Ho ware Rutherford who sought a sec ond fouryear term Rutherford lost to another white candidate Charles M Keever a usedcar dealer whc received the backing of mos Negro voters Keever got 94 voles Rutherford 732 NEW JAPANESE TOKYO AP MONORAIL An 82mile monorail between Tokyos International Airport and the city was inaugurated Wednes day The doublclrack system is expected to carry 30000 persons daily and make the trip in 15 minutes 4 Buford was a leading figure i the voter registration driv which with the help of a federa court order gave Negroes voting majority both in Tusk gcc and throughout Maco County He won over incumben Dr Rilcy Lumpkin 918 votes fc 732 Smith unseated Councilman ames Brawell 918 to 704 Buford waiting outside the ational Guard armory where ic citys six voting machines set up promised to try to o a good job in representing he total community Smith 34yearold head of the Apartment of Sociology at wages fo Tuskegee Institute expressed his jobj ratitude that both races A ban on nought we would be able to do automatically competent job in representing he community The city governing body will etain a white majority Three white council members were lected in the first city election Aug 11 Buford and Smith fell short of a majority and were forced into Tuesdays runoff In the mayors race Ruther ford led a field of candidates last month when the Negro vote was divided Keever overcame the lead in the runoff Negroes outnumber white residents in Tuskegee about 41 but only in recent months have they gained a voting majority There were 1133 Negroes and 1029 white persons qualified to vole Sweeping mentand operations that sharp ly cut railroad employment haver been friction in years a source of labor the industry for The emergency board recom mended a fiveyear guarantee of present pay to any shop employe whose wages an reduced and fiveyear guaran tee of 60 per cent of monthly wages for any man wtoo any strike that went into effect when the President a he emergency board expired last week This is similar to the last April when all strikedelay ing measures under the Railway RAIL THREAT Continued on J DAT ;

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