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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 22, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Ordered to jail in Dixie Blast at US attorney office JACKSON Miss AF A federal judge ordered a US at torney jailed for contempt of court Thursday for blocking in dictments returned by a federal grand jury investigating civil rights activities in Mississippi Dist Judge Harold Cox said he also was preparing papers directing Acting US Atty Gen Nicholas Katzenbach to show cause why Katzenbach should not be held in contempt In his surprise action against the Justice Department offi cials Cox did not disclose the nature of the indictments Grand jury proceedings are secret In Thursdays dramatic court room scene the judge ordered US Atty Robert Hauberg to draw up indictment papers But Hauberg replied that Katzen bach had directed him not to prepare or sign indictments in matters now being heard Cox sentenced Hauberg to jail until you decide to comply with the orders of this court But Cox delayed the effective date of the jail sentence for five days The proceedings came amid reports the Justice Department may drop efforts to secure fed See story on Page 2 eral grand jury indictments in the cases of the three civil rights workers slain at Phila delphia Miss in June The grand jury had just re convened here Tuesday There were reports it was looking into perjury matters but whether they were related to the invcsfi gation of the three deaths or the investigation into them was not known After the courtroom scene in volving the contempt the judge adjourned the grand jury ses sion and told jurors to keep si lent about all its actions Jurors told they should return to session when called by the court After Cox told Hauberg to sign indictments voted by the jury Hauberg read his instruc tions from Katzenbach He said Katzenbach also advised any contempt rulings would be ap pealed federal attorney also asked Cox to delay putting his contempt order into effect pend ing a court test When Hauberg finished Cox asked Do you refuse to carry out the courts order Because of instructions I most humbly have to refuse to comply Hauberg said I do judge you tobe in civil contempt Cox said With tears in his eyes Hau The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 22 1M4 tlUe m Paper Consists at Two Associated Pros Full No 219 In Illinois Voters face ballot 3 others By CHARLES WHALEN SPRINGFIELD 111 AP Pity the Illinois voter when he goes to the polls Nov 3 No one else in the nation will be confronted with his headache marking a separate ballot nearly three feet long and a foot wide and listing 236 choices for the Illinois House This separate orangecolored ballot is necessary because reapportionment has forced Illinois to elect state representa tives on an atlarge basis in stead of by districts If the voter becomes color blind there will be a reason Not only will he see orange he will be given a white ballot listing candidates for President and state offices a blue one on constitutional amendments and a green ballot on judges What makes it more confusing is the voter has a variety of options in selecting his choices for the legislature One little mistake can void his ballot Of the 236 names on the leg islative ballot 118 are listed in the Democratic column and 118 on the Republican side A voter can pick up to 177 candidates the number of seats in the House and each would get one vote But if he chooses one too many the ballot will be thrown out Theatlarge election followed a sequence of events beginning last year T h e Republicancontrolled Illinois Legislature passed a bill reapportioning the states 59 House districts Democratic Gov Otto Kerner vetoed it on the ground that it was unfair from a population standpoint At this point the state consti tution required the governor to appoint a bipartisan commis sion to produce reapportion ment After months of bickering the deadlocked commission was disbanded No other procedure was left to avoid the atlarge election Because of the mass of votes to be counted it is expected to be days after the election before the results are known blast in Dixie Hughes for pay as you go concept By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Photofax MULTIPLE CHOICE Illinois voters on Nov 3 will be confronted by this threefootlong separate ballot listing 236 choices for the state House of Rep resentatives Sartre wins prize would berg told Cox I am under instructions of the attorney general of the Unit ed States Cox said quickly he appreci ated Haubergs position but did not think the government or im anyone has any right to pede the investigation by the grand jury in any case not frivolous The courtroom scene came amid reports there would be no indictments on the Philadelphia slayings Brief Hoover service NEW YORK AP National political activity was suspended Thursday for a brief funeral service for former President Herbert Hoover All four top candidates halted campaign tours to attend the services in St Bartholomews Episcopal Church on Park Av enuc The services were held at pm Central Standard Time About 17500 persons filed through the big romanesque church Wednesday past the closed flagdraped coffin of the 3lst president He died Tuesday at the age o 90 in his 31stfloor suite in the WaldorfAstoria Towers President Johnson and Sen HOOVER Continued on Page 2 Ike Truman not at Hoover rites NEW YORK Both of the nations only two living ex presidents Harry S Truman STOCKHOLM AP The 1964 Nobel Prize for literature was won Thursday by JeanPaul Sartre French playwright nov elist and philosopher He said he will not accept award Sartre having lunch in a se cluded left bank restaurant in Paris when a newsman told him of the award said I am re fusing the prize That is a fact He declined further comment saying his explanations would be given first to the Swedish press then adding you promptly informed will be of them y reason of its spirit of free dom and striving for truth has xercised a farreaching influ nce on our age As an author Sartre has persistently struggled with hu man problems They have been demonstrated mainlyin a num ber of plays most of them per ormed on the Swedish stage Some are Les Mouches The which deals with the orestes theme Huis Clos Closed inside glimpses of the hell of the conscience FOREST Harold Hughes charged here Thursday that the highway program posed by his gubernatorial op ponent Evan Hultman bring about an indebtedness which would mortgage the fu ture of the youths of Iowa Hughes on a helicopter tour of North Iowa said that he recognizes the need for an expanded highway program in Iowa but lhat he favors a pay as you go system Hultman on the other hand Hughes said proposes a huge bond issue to finance his super highway system Speaking to about 150people at Memorial Hall here Hughes put a onehalf billion dollar price tag on the Hultman pro gram He charged that the in terest alone on such a program would run more than million a year along with all the newspapers of the world Sartre then lit a cigaret am resumed his conversation with Sim one De Beauvoir herself a noted writer The Swedish Academy of Let ters which presents the annual award under terms of the will of Swedish dynamite baron Al fred Nobei had been warned Sartre would refuse the award In an unusual letter early this week he had politely but firmly refused in advance to accept the award for his own personal Hughes has trouble with his copter BRITT Mechanical troubles Thursday upset the schedule of Gov Harold Hughes campaign ing in North Iowa by helicopter The Democratic candidate was 35 minutes late for his stop in this Hancock County Com munity He said instrument on the helicopter failed as he left Des Moines Thepilot wa forced to return and find a re placement aircraft The governors trip was de layed briefly in Eagle Grov when the propeller on the hel copter was damaged after hi ting a concrete runway Th machine is running fine now he said as he touched down i a field at the northwest edge of Britt Hughes emphasized the im 5 portance of education in his Britt talk Our state will prog ress in proportion to the aid we give education He stressed a need to establish technicalvoca tional schools in Iowa Liquorby the drink also was FLOWER FOR Harold Hughes receives a lapel flower discussed by Hughes He said I havent heard one word Forest City Homecoming Queen Ruth Nelson as he arrives in the Winne he believes the plan has proved about where the money would bago County community on a helicopter tour of North Iowa Thursday to be workable reasons Sartre is known to detest all awards whether a sack of po atoes or a Nobel Prize on principle as much as for he pomp and glory surrounding hem Ignoring Sartres warning the academy selected the contro JEANPAUL SARTRE Refuses 64 Nobel prize stricken Les Mains harsh Sales comedies Dirty La Putain Respec tueuse The Respectful and most recently Les Seques vcrsial frenchman citing him ir Imaginative writing which tres D1 Altona The Prisoners Of with its curiously accentuated guilt plot Also Sartres recent auto biographical work Le Mote The was lauded by the Nobel judges If Sartre refuses to accept the prize money the academy may put the money back into its funds come from to pay this interest Hughes said The highway program is just one of the needs still facing the state of Iowa Hughes continued Among others he discussed were state aid to education an im proved public health program ncreased assistance to the aged citizens of the state an ex panded conservation program and a continuation of the aid to dependant children program These are needs yet to be met the governor said am goals yet to be won I refuse to propose for the state a future that is tax free he added A government can not make money only spend i wisely On the need for increaset state aid to education Hughe put the construction of fou Chest hits vocational training institution at the top of his list These in stitutions which he said 60 pe cent of the states youngster could use would be built i every corner of the state The governor also advocate that the state dispose of at leas half of the farms it now owns The money from the sale o these farms he said could be used to build a maximum secu rity mental institution needed in the state sorel The Community Chest drive in Mason City has swept past the mark on its climb to the needed for sup port of the seven Red Feather agencies serving Mason City Thursday morning the total stood at 8101253 for 78 per cent of the quota and returns con tinued to come in While this isnt yet assurance that the were funeral services nd D gh D Eisenhower needs will be met Chest lead unable to attend id that the goa 1S now S services for former within reach assurmng that President Herbert C Hoover be cause they are ailing Truman is hospitalized in Kan sas City with injuries suffered in a fall Eisenhower is con fined to his home in Gettysburg Pa by an attack of laryngitis final volutecr work and public response to the sevenagency appeal continues at the high level being shown Eight more employe groups are reported as exceeding their quotas in the campaign They ar he workers at the firms of Hason City Brick Tile Westfall Laird Burington al orneys Equitable Life of Iowa lumb Supply Inc Northwest ern Bell Telephone Co Inter state Power Co Bob Schukei Tord Inc and Payne Plumbing Heating Ed N u d dleman campaign chairman again urged volunteer workers to turn in their reports as soon as least for weekend tabulation of contribu tions and pledges Those who for any reason have not had an opportunity to share in helping the Red Feath er agencies may mail checks to Mason City Community Chest 9Mi E State Hughes also pointed with pride to the accomplishment ic said his administration ha achieved in the last two years He noted the liquor control ac reapportionment of the stal legislature a fair empioymen practises act and the establish ment of a public utility divisio of the department of commerce Road report Nov 4 Decision on Interstate 35 route expected soon Shakes city nearby Mississippi test in ground BAXTERVILLE Miss AP Atomic Energy Commis sion exploded an underground nuclear blast at 10 am Thurs day deep in south Mississippis Tatum salt dome The blast could be felt as far away as Hattiesburg some 28 miles northeast of the detona tion site The Hattiesburg Amer ican newspaper building rocked for five or six seconds The fivekilotoosbot equaV to 5000 tons of TNT had been de layed many times by adverse weather conditions and once by technical difficulties It was originally scheduled to go off Sept 22 The blast was held to test de tection devices for underground nuclear shots AEG engineers selected the Tatum dome for the first blast east of the because of the formations ability to contain and muffle the physical effects of a nuclear detonation Salmon as the shot was dubbed was to be the first of three nuclear blasts in the AECs projected million Project Dribble The twoyear operation was designed to pol ish American ability to detect locate and identify underground nuclear tests Ipublic By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor The Iowa Highway Commis sion is nearing a decision on he route of Interstate HighNorth way 35 through North Iowa It has called for a full report on the route from Chief Engi neer L M Clauson at its Nov 4 meeting Reports by the highway com mission engineers and the US Bureau of Public Roads now are available the commission was told Wednesday by Clau son Harry Bradley Jr commisj sion chairman has said the commission will act promptly once it has all the recommend ations before it hearing at Forest CityiBureau of Public Roads in it opposed the tentative route proposed by highway commis sion engineers that would have followed Highway 69 through Washington DC Rex M Whitton federal high way administrator advised the GlobeGazette last June that review of this draft from The Mason City asked consideration of an alter nate route that would pass near the Mason City Municipal Air port The commission noted that the Mason City route proposed a diagonal in Iowa rather than in Minnesota equalizing mile age Iowa Highway Commission en The commission granted the8ineers indicated a need for ad The Globes Iowa Line The GlebeGazelles exclusive lone distance telephone wire was used In talker infornalion this article fn or a J and ordered its engineering staff to compare costs and benefits the two routes The Iowa Highway Commis sion ordered a detailed survey of an alternate route of Interstate 35 last Dec 11 It had been requested by the Mason City Committee for In terstatc 35 The Mason City group had presented its case at an earlier On the inside Society news 45 Cub Gaxette t Comics 10 Sports news 1314 Latest markets U Mason City news 1417 Editorials II Clear Lake news information that we have requested You may be assured lhat this j highway location matter will jreceive careful considera t i o n The highway engineers comiand that every effort will be pletcd their study last summerjmade to locate Interstate High sending a report to the U Siway 35 where it will best serve the public interest Whitton stated The bureau conducted field surveys and made a general re view Its report has been re turned to the Iowa Highway Commission engineers The five highway commis sioners deliberately have avoided entering into the ex change of information between the Iowa Highway Commission engineers and the Bureau of Public Roads They have said they want to remain unprejudiced until the final report is submitted which will be Nov 4 The Iowa Highway Commis sion makes the decision on the route which then must be ap proved by the Bureau of Public Roads The federal government pays 90 per cent of interstate highway costs state government pays the remaining 10 per cent A worldwide network of seis mographic stations including at least two behind the Iron recording the ex plosion Scientists said the shot should cause little disturbance on the earths surface They forecast it would ripple the earth upward about an eighthinch here some three miles from ground zero At ground zero gumtrees and pines swayed softly as the nu clear device belched 2700 feet deep in the Tatum salt dome Residents within five miles of ground zero had been evacuat ed North Iowa Weather outlook Fair and slightly colder Thursday night lows in low Fair and continued cool Friday highs in low 50s Its OK if your cattle can swim AMSTERDAM NY WVWell there was this 900pound cow Somehow it fell into a wide 15 foot deep well Farmer Gustave Lenz of near by Minzaville wasnt worried lhat the animal would drown Only a few inches of water were in the well But to lift the cow free he Red China rejects LBJ request to sign test ban By JOHN M HIGHTOWER AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON AP Com munist China rejected Thursday President Johnsons suggestion that it sign the limited nuclear test ban treaty and repeated its call for a global summit meet ing to abolish nuclear weapons needed help from volunteer It had been expected lhat the firemen United States would answer this Rather than attempt a rescue call by proposing through diplo with a derrick the firemen malic channels thai the Peking simply pumped the well full of regime sign the test ban treaty water and let the cow float to which more than 100 nations safety have signed President Johnson in fact1 aid Sunday night in a televised speech to the nation We call on the World especially Red China to join the nations which have signed it the trea An editorial Thursday in the official Peking Peoples Daily called the treaty nothing but a fraud China is by no means ob sessed by the idea of possessing nuclear weapons the editorial continued Ft will stop develop ing them as soon as US im perialism does so The newspaper official organ of the Chinese Communist par ty said the proposal for aboli tion of nuclear weapons by a world summit meeting is prac tical reasonable easily feasible and involves no queslion of control The State Department dis closed Wednesday that Premier Chou Enlai of Red China had sent to President Johnson Mon day the same message which he had circulated to other govern ment chiefs around the world even though the United States and Red China do not have dip lomatic relations At an observation pest three and onehalf miles from the Wast AEG seismograph equip ment rumbled from its supports seconds after zero hour at 10 am CST Some 100 observers at the AEC observation post felt the impact which rocked the ground About 350 residents of the shot area two miles to five miles from ground zero were evacuated before the detona tion For their inconvenience they were paid each for adults and for children A special damage payment office was opened to handle property dam age claims but officials said damage should be limited to ABLAST Continued J SAMt
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