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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 19, 1964, Mason City, Iowa                                Demands end to poverty EDITORSMOTI fhk The newspaper that makes alt North lowans neighbors Edition A VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 19 1M4 Ute a Paper of Two ScctiOMSccUoe OM AuoclaUd Toll Me 191 tkle CWldMdM V Mr ies MI the craHc s tap office views e variety of ifi newt cantor statements remarks were documented tar the Glebe Ca rette by the Prow Tonkin secrecy remains Johnson first cameup with the concept of the Great Society in a speech May 22 at Ann Arbor Mich at the commence ment of the University of Michi gan He said The Great Society rests on abundance and liberty for all It demands an end to poverty and racial injustice to which we are totally committed in our time But that is just the begin ning The Great Society is place where child can find knowledge to enrich his mind end enlarge his talents It is a place where leisure is welcome chance to build and reflect not feared cause of boredom and restlessness It is a place where the city of man serves not only the needs of the body and the demands of commerce but the desire for beauty and the hunger for community It is a place where man can renew contact with nature It is a place which honors creation for its own sake and for what it adds to the understanding of the race It is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goals than the quantity of their goods United Nations In a Senate speech July 2 1954 Johnson said In my opinion the Amer ican people will refuse to sup port the United Nations if Communist China shoots its way into membership In a speech Dec 17 1963 be fore the United Nations General Assembly he said I know that vast problems remain conflicts between great powers conflicts between small neighbors disagreements over disarmament persistence of an cient wrongs in the area of hu man rights residual problems of colonialism and all the rest But men and nations working apart created these problems and men and nations working together must solve them 4 f now a major political battleground r ring by destroyers By RON SPEER DES MOINES is becoming a major battleground in the national political cam paign Top Democratic and Republi can politicians are scheduled to swing through the state to drum up support from Midwest voters before the Nov 3 general elec tion The numerous political stops planned in Iowa back up predic tions made earlier by leading Iowa Republicans and Demo crats that this state would be in the thick of the political fight Atty Gen Evan Hultman Re publican candidate for governor said several weeks ago that he thought the Midwest would be a key area in the national cam paign with Iowa receiving close attention from both parties Democratic Gov Harold Hughes also has said that his party will make a strong bid for votes in Iowa which has not supported a Democratic presi dential candidate since former President Harry S Truman car ried the state in 1948 Hultman considered an un derdog in his race a i n s t Hughes is making efforts to at least share in the attention fo cused on visiting Republicans Rep William E Miller the GOP vice presidential candi date kicked off the invasion of Iowa this week when he made an overnight stop in Des Moines and visited Dubuque Hultman accompanied Miller throughout both appearances He also plans to be atthe side of Pennsylvania Gov Scranton when he comes to Iowa Monday v Scranton is scheduled to ar rive in Iowa City in the morn ing fly to Fort Dodge and then spend the evening in Cedar Rap ids in what is called his first campaign for the Republican presidential ticket The head of the GOP ticket Sen Barry Goldwater of Ari zona will be in the state Thurs day when he makes a brief ap pearance at Mason City Gold waters son Barry Jr was to visit Shenandoah and Henderson Saturday Democratic President Lyndon Johnson has not yet been sched uled to visit Iowa but Hughes contends that he is sure John son will make at least one cam paign stop in the state The Democratic vice pres idential candidate Sen Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota has several trips planned to Iowa He will appear at a fundraising dinner in Des Moines Sept 30 and will make amajor speech Oct 13 at a corn picking con test near West Union Mrs Humphrey also plans to visit the state She is scheduled to make appearances at Center ville and Des Moines next Thursday along with former New York Gov Averell Harri man who now is a special as sistant in the State Department Mrs Miller accompanied her husband during his campaign in Iowaearlier this week Mill er is scheduled for a new Iowa appearance in Sioux City Tues day v Interior Secretary Stewart L Udall will spend most of Thurs day in Iowa on behalf of Demo cratic candidates He will make three speeches in Davenport and additional ones in Cedar Falls Waterloo and Charles City He will appear on the col lege campuses of Marycrest St Ambrose and State College of Iowa Violence On July 18 1964 Johnson be gan a news conference at his Johnson City Tex ranch with acondemnationof hate groups and tactics of intimidation I condemn as do most Americans the use of violence and terror by clandestine hate organizations Savagery of this or any other kind is com pletely alien to the entire moral and political tradition of the United States The effort to force bully and intimidate American citizens to prevent them from claiming their rights under theConstitu tion must be stopped State and local governments have been working to halt such terror ism UNLOAD MAIL Photofax Scouts from Keystone were called in early Satur day morning to help unload mail from a derailed Milwaukee passenger train thatderailed east of Keystone The mail was taken to the Cedar Rapids post of fice Six units of the train were derailed but only the engines were on their sides Eleven of about 40 passengers were injured none serious Politics State plans lake near Mason City WASHINGTON AP The government tries this weekend to head off a nationwide rail road strike set for Tuesday morning Chairman Howard Gamser oi the National Mediation Board pledged intensive efforts to win settlement of the dispute be tween six shop craft unions anc negotiators for most of the na tionsrailroads But as of late Friday night nc facetoface meeting between the two sides was in prospect Federal Mediator Francis A O Neill was shuttling between union and carrier representa tives searching for a common ground to make such a session possible We would welcome ment said union spokesman Michael Fox who announced the strike call Friday We dont relish the idea of a strike but we have no alternative Chief Railroad Negotiator J E Wolfe also expressed hope for a settlement saying a strike would be devastating The only issue in the dispute is job security This includes wage protection for railroad shop men who their jobs or suffer pay cuts because of tech nological improvements and other changes in rail operations There was no immediate sign Johnson reportedly has no lesire to try foranother White louse but he is eing kept informed of develop authorization to strike two destroyers steaming in Allprocedures under the Rail vayLabor Act to delaya strike laveexpired including estab ishment of a presidential emer board made job protection recommendations and both sides claimed they accepted them rhey blamed each other for the deadlock Wolfe chairman of the Na tional Railway Labor Confer ence said the strike call is in definance of the public interest Fox president of the AFLCIO Railway Employes Depart ment said Our duty to the employes as their collective WASHINGTON tf The US governmentop lerating behind a secrecy screen sought Saturday to termine whether two US destroyers patrolling the Gulf of Tonkin fired at phantoms or at threatening Communist North Vietnamese torpedo boats The North Vietnamese foreign ministry claimed Itwo destroyers were in action Friday near a place called Nghe An that heavy explosions were heard and flashes of light and aircraft circling over the spot I seen from the shore A New China Agency report froimHanoi placed the scene 60 miles off Nghe An and spoke of Itwo US warships being active Friday evening at daybreak Saturday In a statement broadcast by I I Red Chinas official news agen cy the North Vietnamese men tioned nothing about any of I their units being involved The Communists denied they pro1 Ivoked the incident andiaccused SAIGON South VietNam the United States of trying to AP US military forces in create an excuse for attacking South Viet Nam were placed on North Viet Nam special alert Saturday after re Saturday morning about 24 of a new incident In the hours after the first word of thelGulf of Tonkin incident reached the Pentagon the Defense Department said are still investigating a r g a i n i n g representative eaves us no choice except tofix Prior to the North Vietnamese strike date pursuant to US sources had talks Military is placed on alert By MALCOLM W BROWNE SAIGON Units of the US 7thFleet were believed ordered on alert also but official sources de clined comment Information was sketchy here y voted by them We standjthe darkened and overcast Gull prepared to make a fair and of Tonkin had opened fire on equitable settlement but as of now the strike date can no long er be postponed He set the strike deadline lor 6 am Tuesday local1 time Fox spoke for the six unions repre senting boiler makers machin ists sheet metal workers elec trical workers carmen and firemen and oilers Fox exempted from the strike call the Pennsylvania Railroad with which he said an agree ment had been reached and the Southern Railway system and the Long Island Rail Road where he said agreements are being worked out 1 what they thought were Com munist torpedo boats closing to attack destroyers did not report seeing any craft according to informants but said they ob on whether an actual clash had taken place between US des troyers and North Vietnamese PT boats Communist reports said a military incident oc curred Friday but shed little light on what actually bap what appeared to be craft on radar several served hostile miles away The sources said that in re ports to the Pentagon reports described as garbled the US warships did not say they were fired on as were other US destroyers in clashes Aug2 aad 4 Those earlier clashes brought down swift US retaliation on boat bases and oil Union aims at pact with GM In an article in the winter 1958 issue of the Texas Quarter ly Johnson outlined his political philosophy this way I am a feee man an Ameri can a US senator and a Dem ocrat in that order I am also a liberal con servative a Texan tax payer a rancher consumer a parent a voter and not as young as I used to be nor as old as I expect to be and I am all these things in no fixed order This leads to a listing of the tenents of my own beliefs the specific tenents of my own phi losophy I would set them down this way First I believe every Ameri can has something to say and under T system a right to an audience Second I believe there is always a national answer to each national problem and believing this I do not believe there are necessarily two sides to every question Third I regard achieve ment of the full potential ef our resources physical hu man and otherwise to M the highest purpose ef govern mental policies next to the protection of those rights we regard as inalienable Fourth I regard waste as the continuing enemy of our The Mason City Fort Dodge population center is scheduled lo receive benefits from an ex panded recreation program of the Iowa Conservation Commis sion Sherry Fisher Des Moines commission chairman said in Des Moines Friday that the gen eral Mason City Fort Dodge area is one of two new areas where artificial lakes will be built to provide additional rec reation facilities for lowans The other new area is arouiid the Quad Cities Earlier four other state pop ulation centers had been an nounced as general sites for imilar lakes all of which would e larger than 1000 acres hose areas are WaterlooCedar Cedar Rapids Clinton louncil Bluffs Sioux City and 3es Moines Saturday Fisher told the GlobeGazette that it is much oo early in the planning tfl start talking about even tentative sites for these lakes and recrea tion areas He pointed out that the pro gram is simply an expansion of a previous idea which would provide a lake and accompany ing recreation facilities for every major population center in the state North lowans meet Job retraining grant is sought Definite proposals for the areas will be made to the 1965 owa Legislature Fisher con tinued Total cost for the long range program including the construction of the lakes is esti mated at million This is about double the original esti mate of the program The reason for this increase Fisher said is that we dont want to complete the plan and have it not good for the entire state There is no reason not to do the entire job once we get started About million is earmarked y the commission for the corj truction of the lakes Fisher ontinued It is possible that a eventh lake might be added by he time the plan is presented to the legislature he added Final selection of the lake sites Fisher said will be made on the basis of where itwill pro vide the best recreation for the most people The majority of leople he continued dont like 0 go long distances for their recreation This is the reason that as a last resort President Johnson will step in as he did last April when five train oper ating unions threatened to shut down the nations rail system DETROIT AP two fresh their lookalike portfolios contracts in United Auto CHARLES CITY A North Iowa conference on vocational rehabilitation attracted 140 per sons here Saturday and look an other step toward a fed eral grant for Iowa Charles E Harvey Des Moines program coordinator for the series of Iowa said conferences in representatives government of ficials and professional people of rehabilitation needs Conference officials said the Jharles City gathering is the largest yet held in the nation Similar conferences have been held in 11 stales Up to now the Des Moines conference last June attended the lakes are bring planned for areas in population centers We are laying the foundation ibv was the largest re society and the sto prevention of of resources waste of livss or waste of op e the most dy n i of the responsibilities of our government lo get this federal grant It would establish fulltime coordination among interested agencies in the rehabilitation of disabled workers The grant would cover a three year period Purpose of the conferences is Ito inform buisnessmen labor said Harvey had 92 at the Council Bluffs conference and 78 at one in Fort Dodge We feel this is a good showing when compared with a New York City confer ence that was attended by only ORANT Continued on Page 2 Fisher also announced Fridey that other major features of the expanded program of the com mission will include Ihe con slruction of three winter sports areas in North Iowa Saturday Fisher said no tentative sites lave been determined for these areas Much of the increased cost ol the program will be brought about by the acquisition of addi tional land for these areas Fish cr added The commission wil be emphasizing development o large recreation areas such as the lakes rather than a larger number of small areas through out the counties Union meets in Chicago over Morrell OTTUMWA AP Represen tatives of packing plant work ers met in Chicago Saturday in hopes of settling a threatened strike at John Morrell Co plants including the one in Ottumwa The Ottumwa plant was vir tually shut down Friday About 2000 members of Local 1of the United Packing House Food and Allied Workers Union left their jobs in what a union offi cial called an unauthorized work stoppage Members of the local met icre Friday night and voted to esume work Saturday Representatives of UPWAand he Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen are nc otialing in Chicago for renewal of threeyear contracts which Workers union negotiators are set to bargain Monday for a new pact with giant General Motors Corp Their probable main target A pensioncentered contract for Ihe firms 354000 UAWrepre sented workers Union president Walter P Reuther is expected to demand that General Motors match or top the agreements ironed out ffice and engineering personnel who also belong to the UAW A national GM package how ver appears to be but one spect of the upcoming bargain ng A General Motors spokes at Chrysler Motor Co Corp and Ford The Ford agreementinprinci pie achieved less than an hour before a strike deadline Friday is similar to one reached with Chrysler in another deadline photofinish Sept 9 The Chrysler agreement which set the pattern for fatte pensions covered its hourly rated workers It took last minute accord Friday to avert threatened walkout by 700 salaried Chrysler employes Red PT dumps The US carrierlaunched air strikes were said to have des troyed about half of Red Viet Nams 50 torpedo boats Despite strong pressure from newsmen the government re fused Friday to go beyond a 55 word statement by Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara The White House and State Department remained silent although there was a notable lack of crisis atmosphere there and in the Pentagon too as the day wore on But in South Viet Nam a military spokesman said a spe pened Premier Nguyen Khanh de scribed the incident however as partrof Communist plansfor aggression and said he was not surprised He said he planned fresh security checks We have hot received very clear details yet But we are not surprised because the Commu nists have plans and they go on with the plans they have drawn up Khanhtold a news confer ence man estimated Friday night hat 20000 local grievances still re unresolved at various corn any plants across the nation Reuther estimated on Aug 24 hat GMs original economic offer similar to Fords and Chryslers would total 35 cents an hour overa threeyear eriod He said it would have to e bettered Khanh decreed emergency powers after last months Gulf of Tonkin crisis as virtual mar tiallaw gripped the nation He ordered a general mobilization of manpower and resources and suspended normal1 legal cesses TheSouth Vietnamese feared a retaliatory attack from Com munist North Viet Nam after US air strikes against Red torpedo bases The blows followed clashes in the Gulf of Tonkin on Aug 2 and Aug 4 when North Vietnamese torpedo boats fired on US troyers cial alert had been ordered for American forces there McNamara said preliminary and fragmentary reports have been received of a nighttime incident in international waters in the Gulf of An never attack from materialized the north The American which he did not damage or the SAME vessels identify by Inside ype or by name reported DO loss of defense American secretary Clear Lake news Business news ives said McNamaras statement was carefully drawn to avoid any charges that the Communists had attacked and to get across the impression that the govern ment still did not have acom plete picture of what happened Clearly the government was proceeding cautiously before reaching any conclusions about the significance of the Tonkin Gulf incident latest X V 43 City news IJ Latest markets Society news Sports news Newman Surveyor 11 Editorials SW Comics v Classified pages 141S North lewa news 14 SURGEON DIES CHICAGO AP Dr Isadora Polishuck 82 noted surgeon author and Jewish philosopher died Friday of a heart ailment expired Aug 31 They said extension of the jresenl conlract was canceled and the unions felt free lo strike at midnight Monday Strike no tice has been served on Rath Packing Co in Waterloo union spokesmen said North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy Saturday night and Sunday with showers or thunderstorms Lews Saturday night in the Ms Financial emotional Beatles are a drain By ROBERT HOLTON NEW YORK AP A bat tery of accountants and attor neys has begun a financial mop pingup operation in the wake of a 30day Beatle tour of the Unit ed States and Canada One thing appeared certain from early reports The particular brand of enter tainment presented by the mop lopped British imports drained as much from the pocketbooks as it did from the emotions of their millions of teenaged fans The quartet of newly minted If millionaires from Ihe walerfront slums of Liverpool rounded out their 24city tour at Dallas Tex Friday night and will be in New York Sunday for a benefit performance In the absence of official fig ures a survey of some 15 of the cities visited indicated they picked up well over million A Kansas City promoter paid them for a single ap pearance in that city For their entertainment of 12 500 screeching teenaged fans in Indianapolis the Beatles picked up a tidy In most cases the seals sold for about In New Yorks Forest Hillstennis itadjtun some 32000 persons paid each and more In most cases shows sold out within hours after box offices opened Sunday the Beatles win jive a benefit program in he Pan inout Theater and thn Wave for London Beatles spokesMB Mid entertainers received per cent ol the gnu each per formance l They couktal ire taw total atteadaaet or rocs riailpU the tour t   

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