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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 18, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                             tlftg irtcfcfenf is reported in Gulf of Details are hot The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors U S ship apparently was involved WASHINGTON UK The Pentagon received reports Fri day indicating another shooting incident in the Gulf of Tonkin where Communist North Viet namese PT boats attacked US destroyers last month Those encounters triggered US air strike against Reds PTboat bases and supplies the oi The first flash did not make clear what had hap pened sources said Onte repor indicated a US destroyer may have been involved The White House and the De fense Departmentrefused com ment So did Pacific Fleet head quarters at Pearl Harbor The incident apparently oc currcd after dark Asian time which was morning here From some quarters re ports that Communist PT boats were believed to be involved again as in the August inci dents The weather in the Tonkin Home Edition VOL M4 MASON CTY IOWA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER II 1H4 UOc Paper of Two Auoclated Pnm Full LCIM No 1M Rail strike set Tuesday Ford includes Christmas bonus in labor pact Chrysler j also has settlement DETROIT Motor Co and the United Auto Workers Union agreed Friday on a new contract that features a Christ Gulf area was reported as foul and one of the difficulties be ing met by officials in trying to pin down the situation was that messages came in garbled Officials were trying to find out just what had really hap pened One concrete fact was cancel lation of a trip by Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara to Chicago for a speech Thc Defense Department an nounced tersely that Secretary of the Army Stephen Ailes would d e 1 iv e r McNamaras luncheon speech before4 the Executives Club in Chicago A problem arose that re quired Secretary McNamara to remain here the Defense De partment said Saturn hurls Apollo ship into orbit Presi called mas bonus which UAW dent Walter P Reuther frosting on the cake The Christmas bonus will come from the supplemental un employment benefit fund after i the fund is fully paid up Reu ther said employes could geti to each The UAW chief said the first bonus may be paid in 1965 and Malcolm Denise Ford vice pres ident and labor relations chief said this was possible mathematically Denise after m bargaining ses sion lasting 23 hours announced the new contract containssub stantially improved pensions earlier retirement more paid relief time an additional week of vacation and two more paid holidays It closely resembled the new labor contract worked out last week at Chrysler Corp Other improvements Denise said include larger insurance benefits fully companypaid health insurance for both em ployes and retirees and creased severance pay m CAPE KENNEDY Fla ft A Saturn l the worlds might iest space rocket thundered to its 7th straight test flight sue cess Friday hurling into orbil an unmanned model of the proj ect Apollo moonship The flight was the second in a long series of unmanned Apollo flights leading to three man earth orbital missions and eventually a lunar landing The rockets and spacecraft are early versions of hardware being de veloped for the moon journeys The launching was observed by nine of the nations astro nauts some of whom may be crewmen on moonflights late in this decade The mammoth stories tall and Saturn 1 19 weighing 570 tons blazed skyward at am CST under the tremen dous force of 15 million pounds of thrusl generated by the worlds greatest rocket power plant The rockets massive cluster of eight first stage engines trailed a plume of flame the length of a football field as it burned for 147 seconds to shove the payload through the dense lower atmosphere The second stage fired with a 90000 pound burst of Ihrust lo push the satellite into orbit Its no soap as firemen try to shut off foam Announcement of the Ford set tlement came just 55 minutes before a 9 am CST strike deadline At the same time the threat of a strike of some 7000 white collar workers at Chrysler plants in seven states was averted less than an hour before their dead line Douglas Frazier who headed the UAW negotiating team said the Chrysler settlement par alleled last weeks agreement covering hourly rated employes Reuther and Denise agreed that a Christmas bonus was about the only economic differ ences from an agreernentin principle Sept 9 at Chrysler Denise said however that in noneconomic matters there were many differences Reuther said the Ford con Missile killer lauded WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of Defense Robert S McNamara said Friday that two US antisatellite systems have scored several successful inter up above i i PhoUnax CROWN ROYAL COUPLE Crowns are held over the heads of King of Greece and his bride Princess AnneMarie of Denmark as part of their weddingceremony at the Athens Greek1 Orthodox Cathedral See storyon Page 2 tract made a provements in number of im working condi WENATCHEE Wash Firemen in this central Wash tions but created no Utopia Denise said It was accepted as a realistic settlement Working conditions were a major point with the UAW Both the Ford and Chrysler agree ments provide for 36 minutes ol relief time daily instead of the previous 24 minutes for those whose work pace is controlled by machines or assembly lines The annual improvement fac tor currently 25 per cent of the base wage rate or six cents an hour whichever is greater goe to 28 per cent or seven cents in September of 1966 An additional two cents an hour will be added to the wage rate the same month There will be no general wage increase in 1964 but employes will receive an increase of about Viet Nam is more than a jungle war EDITORS NOTE This is the fifth article in a sixpart series on the views of President Lyndon B Johnson Democratic candidate for the nations top office The views on a variety of issues as expressed his news conferences cepts of US salellites hundreds of miles earlh McNamara appeared at a news conference to give some additional details on Ihe anti satellite systems which Presi dent Johnson announced terse ly in a speech Thursday at Sac ramento Calif The defense secretary said Im under serious restriction as lo what details he could give out either about the two satel litekiller systems or about a new over thehorizon radar which Johnson also announced Both he said are very highly classified He did disclose lhat the anti satellite weapons employ the Air Forces Thor missile and the Armys NikeZeus antimis sile device McNamara said the Army suc cessfully intercepted its first satellite on Augilj 1963 andthp Air Force on May 29 1964 in each case a year after they were ordered to start work on the antisatelliles Iwo syslems have been effectively tested and have in tercepted satellites in space their missiles passing so close as to be within thi destruction radius of the warheads Mc Namara said He declined to discuss wheth r the warheads are nuclear or conventional but i n die a t e d here wastho actual physical in that the satellitekilling arhcad was measured as com ig within lethal range of the atellile target The defense secretary refused o say anything about bases at hich the antisatelite systems re deployed He did not men ion where thc tests were held ut it is believed to have hap encd over the Pacific Photofu BICYCLES Los Angeles books toreqowner Adrian W Can non 45 arid three frontof on arrival m New York after a from their home1 They took a look at the Fair and headed for a nearbyapartment to rest The quartet will bus home The boys from left are David 12 Chris13 and Joseph 14 Shops walkout planned Would cripple transportation WASHINGTON Railroad shops craft unions Friday called a strike that could cripple the nations transportation industry to become effective at 6 am local time Tuesday Sept 22 The strike call was announced by Michael Fox president of the Railway Employes Depart ment of the AFLCIO Heads of the six craft unions involved were sitting at his side Our duty to the employes as eir collective bargaining rep sentative leaves us no choice xceot to fix a stnke date pur uant to the authority to stnke reviously voted by them Fox aid We stand prepared to make fair and equitable settlement utas of now the strike anno longer be postponed Fox ttatd exceptions among the nations carriers to the gen ral strike call will bethe Penn sylvania Railroad the Long 1s arid Railroad and the Southern Railway System Het said an agreement has been reached with the Pennsyl vania and agreements are being worked on with the other two lines Federal mediators have been inglon apple capital know two things for sure Theirs is probably the clean est fire slalion in history Their new foam machine de signed to smother flames with detergent is a churning suc cess When they tested it Wednes day foam climbed to the top of a fivestory tower of the station in less than three minutes Thats where it was supposed to go But as back pressure devel oped suds puffed out below Firemen tried to bar the door But no soap Foam was eight fcet deep inside and spilled out doors before stopped the machine was one per cent in takehome pay next month when the company starts paying the full cost of group life and disability insur ance Heretofore workers have shared the cost The Bureau of Labor Statis tics figures the current average hourly wage in thc automolive industry as a whole is Starting next November Ford will pay the full cost of hospital medicalsurgical insurance for retired workers and their eligi ble dependents as it now is do ing for active workers The Christmas bonus will come from the socalled SUB fund Thc company pays five cents perhour per worker into in interviews speeches statements and other public remarks were compiled and document ed for the GlobeGazette by the Associated Press Viet Nom In a speech Feb 21 1964 at the University of California al Los Angeles Johnson said The conlest in which South Viet Nam is now engaged is first and foremost a conlesl for peace Fourth this is not just a jungle war but a struggle for freedom on every front o1 human activity Space M rs Bock Stuela nd d if f er on ways to bring tax relief McNamara said both the anti atellite systems are derivatives of missile and antimissile proj cts which have been under way or years The Thor and the NikeZeus North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with some Fri day night lows In upper 50s Decreasing cloudiness warmer Saturday in the 70s Weather details 2 LYNDON JOHNSON His views reported On Jan 7 1958 speaking thc Democratic Senate confer ence after the launching of the first Soviet Sputnik the previous fall Johnson said The testimony of the scien tists is this Control of space means control of the world far more certainly far more totally any control that has ever or could ever be achieved by weapons or by troops of oc cupation bolh were started during the Ei senhower administration The Thor was this countrys First 1500miler a r g c mjssile but no longer is used as a mili tary weapon The NikeZeus has been under development as a missilekiller since about 1957 with an outlay so far approach ing billion McNamara also conceded thai the ovcrthehorizon radar has its roots in the past He said it actually is a family of radar devices and the prin ciple involves bouncing signals off the ionosphere far beyond he horizon He said this kind of radar is different from Ihe currently used variety which is effective by line of sight only This new overthehorizon ra dar McNamara said permits detection of enemy missile fir ings within seconds of launch This he said should close lo double Ihe present warning EDITORS NOTE This is the third in a series of arti cles in which opposing candi dates for state legislative of fices from North Iowa will ex press their opinions on some issues which will face the next session of the Iowa legisla ture By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Changes in Iowas tax struc lure in order to provide prop erty tax relief are rxpounded bj both candidates for slale repre scnlalive from Hancock County The methods the two oppo n c nls incumbent Republican L e n a be 11 e Bock of Gar ner and Demo crat Victor C Stueland of Kanawhav would use to achieve these changes how eve r greatly differ For exam pic Mrs Bock advocates thc repeal of livestock used for breeding purposes thc tax Focus on North Iowa VICTOR C STUELAND LENABELLE taxes on on themselves But those engaged in exlernal d reclion and 1 supply thc first United Natns If out in space Ihcrc is Income of aboul 15 minutes af ullimale pdsilion from which forded by Ihe Ballaslic Missile tolal conlrol of the earlh may Early Warning System ranged be then our nalionaljacross Canada and in Brilain goal and Ihe goal of all free men The sccrelary said he doesnt must be lo win and hold lhal believe Ihe Russians have ad Nov 17 1058 speaking cenis Pcrnour per worker mio H dfl weU to remcmbcr that Outer Space in New this type of aggression is bPacc in New the development benefits when workers are laid off Heretofore when thc fund reached a predetermined point the company no longer paid the nickel Under the new contract when the fund reaches the cutoff point the company will con FORD Continued on Page 3 deeply dangerous game In a June 3 1964 news confer ence he said It may be helpful lo oulline four basic Ihemes lhat govern our policy in South Asia First America keeps her word Second me issue is the fu ture of Southeast Asia as a whole Third our purpose is York Johnson said Barriers fall space Secrecy will Man will come betwten sights us will rise to cease lo be lo understand his fellow and himself as he has never been able to do In thc infinily of space adven ture man can find growing LBJ Continued Page 2 household goods and the monies and credit tax Stucland on the other hand favors an income tax withhold ing bill following the lines oJ the Federal tax withholding schedule with exemptions for each person and dependents The segment of Iowas econ omy most in need of tax relief Mrs Bock contends is the farmer whose income has no kept pace with others Mrs Bock realizes that th revenue lost by repealing the livestock lax household tax and monies and credit tax will have to be replaced She advocate using part of the surplus in th stale treasury or some othe more equitable tax Slucland calls for a reductio in Ihc lax merchants pay o merchandise Ihey must carr in their line of business in th stores These pa licularly in small towns an can not continue to op SAME FOCUS Continued on V Page 2 Would ease load on property taxes DES MOINES AP The tale Board of Public Instruc on outlined a new stale school id program Friday and recom mended lhat much of the cost e shifted from property taxes other taxes The program approved for resenlalion lo Ihe 1965 legisla Lire would increase Ihe stales hare of local school supporl rom the present approximately 1 per cent lo 40 per cenl II calls for million per car in new state aid in addition o the million now pro ided Distribution would be based en he number of pupils in eac school district compared with he market value of real pro perty in that district To produce the extra money he board offered these six sug gestions A state income lax with holding system Increase and possible rev sion of Ihe income tax both cor porate and individual e Collection of an income la fee Increased sales and us taxes Higher cigarette tax Extension of Ihe sales lax certain services The board estimated these measures would produce an ad itional million to mil on a year this week with union and railroadofficials in an ef fort to avert a strike The six unions are demanding a job security agreement along lines recommended last month by1 a presidential emergency board The board recommended five year pay guarantees for any shopmen thrownout of work or moved to lowerpaying jobs cause of technological improve ments v Emergency provisions for baiting a strike1 under present lawsv have been exhausted and the unions are free to strike The six Bunions involved are those representing the sheet metal workers boiler makers machinists carmen electrical workers and firemen and oil ers No birchers allowed says OOPs Miller CHICAGO W Rep William E MUler pledged Friday tot there wont ibe a 1 singlemem ber of the John Birch Society in thenational administration if Sen Barry Goldwater should be elected president K The GOP vice nom inee made the t statement in drawing a contrast betweenof ficial Republican attitude ws r d the ultrarconserv alive Jirch society and what he J said as full endorsement by the emocrats oLwnVt he called he extremist Americans f o r Democratic Action While we do not subscribe to orendorse any extremist posi tion on the right or teft Miller said as far as the Democrats are concerned they endorse tha ADA by naming its founder as It noted that its own reejwes itsvice presidential or million more plus an dditional million reqiiestei y the Slate Board of Regents would take up virtually all the icw revenue The legislative program iludes several other requests most of which have been pre ented in earlier legislative ses ions 1 A new request is for authority or the Stale Department of Public Instruction to issue a slate high school equivalency certificale to those of posthigh school age who can exhibit the necessary level achievement of educatkma For the first time the also asked that the departmen be authorized to approve add se standards for commercial C rcspondcnce and similar school to provide adequate protection On the inside or students oats aaidttbe general board alae aaked ttet UM egisiature meats meaaiMful for 1 ruled fee and Bntrd of to Ah adulate for achooa to frwav not meeting the   

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