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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                WASHINGTON AP What would be in it for you if the new Social Securityhealth bill passed Thursday night by the House is approved also by the Senate and signed into law by President Johnson Something now or later un less youre a very exceptional case If you are 65 or older there can be a great deal If you are still working probably more taxes to pay next year All this of course is based on the assumption that the Senate passes the bill and that its final form is not much different from Us present shape If you are 65 or older you come in automatically under a new hospitalization plan It doesnt matte rwhether you are drawing Social Security or ever have or even whether you are working If you are not a re cently arrived alien or a retired federal employe eligible for similar benefits you are cov ered The hospital plan would take effect July 1 1966 It provides up to 60 days in a hospital and up to 20 days recuperation in a nursing home for each illness If youdont use all the hospital time you can extend the nurs i ghome tiin After you pay the first the plan takes over No doctor bills are paid under this basic plan But if you want protection against doctor bills and some other health expenses you can sigh up for a national medical insurance plan It will cost you a month which wil be de ducted from your Social Securi ty check if you get one Other wise you can remit direct Un der this plan you pay the first of expenses in any year and then the insurance takes care of 80 per cent of the remainder Say you have an operation that involves a hosptyal nursinghome bill and doctor bills Thats a S550 total If you had both plans you would pay plus plus 20 per cent of 200 which is or a total of out of the If you are drawing Social Se w ill hik curity oldage payments you get a 7 per cent raise with a guarantee the raise will be not less than a month Moreover the increase is ret roactive to Jan 1 1965 If you are now or soon will be 72 and are a former worker or the widow of one who had some Social Security coverage but not enough to qualify for payments under the former law the bill may be especially good news Depending on age and the length of time worked in cov e your ered employment you may be eligible for a monthly check But suppose you are not 65 and retired but younger and working and in a job covered by Social Security Then you pay Most the cost of the new social legislation pack age comes from a stepup in the payroll tax paid by workers and their employers The first increase comes next Jan 1 and there are more over the years However as you approach retirement the higher retire ment pay awaiting you goes up But so does thetax Meanwhile if you have a fam ily you have hotter family pro tection Under the old law benefits for a deceased workers child stopped at 18 Now if the child is still in school or college the benefits would continue until age 22 The additional tax that will be withheld from your paychecks next year if you make as much as will be There is much more in the big bill but itspretty special Are you a member oC the old order Amish who object on reli gious grounds to Social Securi ty You can exempt yourself from the selfemployment tax Are you a waitress or another kind of employe largely depend ent on tips The tips now count for Social Security tax and ben efits Are you a selfemployed doctor Youre in tle Social Se curity system Home Edition VOL 105 School bill hear passage Amendment is defeated WASHINGTON AP The Senate Friday turned back an amendment to the billion school bill lo permit suits test ing the constitutionality of aid for religious schools The amendment feared hy the bills sponsors as the rough est obstacle in their drive lo pass it without change was de feated 53 to 32 The vote apparently cleared tho way for passage of the top priority bill later in the day without change as Presidenl Johnson has been urging Sen Sam J Ervin Jr D NC chief sponsor of the amendment argued that there was serious question whether the aid for private schools in the bill violated the First Amendment to the Constitution The House has already passcc the bill March 26 by a vote o 2G3 to 153 and the Ervin amendment appeared to be the last major obstacle lo enact For if no substantia changes arc made there will be no need for a conference o House and Senate to resolve differences and the bill can be on President Johnsons desk b dusk Ervin argued in presenting his amendment Thursday nigh that it is practically imftossible for an ordinary taxpayer t challenge aid to parochia schools The courts he said have held that an individual ha too minimal an interest to sus tain a suit But Sen Wayne Morse D Ore former dean of the Orego University Lav School ap ponied for defeat of the Ervi nm e ml me nt For one thing said Morse it adoption could endanger In entire program by forcing conference with the House o the touchy churchstate issue Besides Morse and Sen Ja cob K Javils RNY arguec cases bearing directly on th question already are on thei way to the Supreme Court an so the Ervin amendment is un nctcssary IJeforc sending the bill to the House floor the House Educa tion Committee tightened its language to make sure that while parochial schools benefit nil assistance is channeled through public schools The bills backers say they expect to beat the Ervin amend ment by a slim margin Republican senators said they plnn lo call up other amend ments after a test of the Ervin proposal Hickenlooper votes against amendment WASHINGTON AP Sen Bourkc Hickenlooper RIowa voted on the losing side whensurgcry Feb 25 the Senate Friday defeated 53 The prelate head of the larg 32 an amendment to the school est Catholic community in The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 9 1965 OOc copy This Paper Consists of Three Sections Section One Associated Press Full Leau Wires Na 52 High water routs SWIRLING WATERS OF THE MINNESOTA RIVER EDGE UP TO ROOF LEVEL OK MANKATO HOMES 000 Evacuate most of N Mankato MANKATO Minn About 5000 moue per sons iled their homes Friday while embattled flood workers retreated from a dike that threatened to burst from the swirling Minnesota River waters It was Minnesotas worst flood in history as the rolling waters and ice rose to 2875 feet or nearly 10 feet over flood stage Although the level held steady Flooding to south in Iowa Castro turns to rabbits MIAMI Fla A1 T h e Fidel Castrn government is re ported turning to rab bits to help offset a meat shortage The Cuban Econo mists Association in Exile said rabbits on a farm established in eastern Cuba had multiplied from 150 to 615 in four months T h e government was so heartened it started throe n e w bunny ranches the report added Violence erupts as packers strike SIOUX CITY AP Union members struck the Raskin Packing Co Friday and vio lence broke out between pickets two nonstrikers reportedly armed with a pistol and a tire ron Police rushed in reinforce ments and arrested two pickets and the two nonstrikers A newsman described the area around the meat packing a chance lo return to work but plant as practically an armed by am observers said camp with extra squads of po lice and guards on duty About 65 members of Local 662 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America went on strike at midnight The compa ny delayed its work start from 6 am to 8 am to give strikers only one person had crossed he picket line Violence flared when a Raskin inching its way through Cardinal Meyer dies CHICAGO Card FOREST CITY A Wocicn inal Meyer 62 Roman Catholic sallor home on leavc less than archbishop of Chicago died Fria week was killed near here day He had undergone cancer Thursday night when the car he Forest City crash kills Woden sailor aid bill to authorize taxpayer suits to test constitutionality of aid to religious schools Sen Jack Miller RIowa was the United States began sink ing last week after showing some signs of improvement from the operation in which a malignant tumor the of a not recorded as voting The amendment was proposed byjlarge walnut was removed from Sen J Ervin Jr DNC jhis brain was driving missed a curve on a blacktop road Dead is Larry Jerome Ander son 26 son of Mr and Mrs Oliver T Anderson Woden Winncbago County Sheriff Maurice Monson said Andersons car was traveling west on a blacktop road five miles west of here at the time ofthe acci a II Phot x STREET BATTLE Officers fire shotguns into a pawnshop in downtown San Diego at a robbery suspect barricaded inside A pawnshop clerk was killed in the robbery and the suspect Robert Anderson wasWounded during the fourhour gun battle Armored truck at left was used as shield by officers dur ing fight he pickets apparently knocked one or two of them down They were not run over but ingry pickets board jumped on tlie and smashed a dent Andersons car apparently missed a curve in the road to the north and went off the road The Anderson auto was founc about 180 feet from the road by a nearby farmer about 11 pm Anderson was dead when offi cials arrived at the scene Me tad suffered a broken neck ac wording to officials Funeral services will be belt Monday at 2 pm at the Gran utheran Church near with the Rev Samuel Carlson officiating The Olson Funeral lome Forest City is in charge if arrangements Survivors include his parents wo sisters Karen at home and Mrs Richard Lewcrke An chorage Alaska and a brother lames at home Autobahn is closed again BERLIN Communists shut down the Berlin autobahn again Friday night and sent icavy military traffic rolling over the lifeline for West Ber incrs Motorists arriving at the West German end of the 110mile superhighway at Hclmsledt re ported they met many tanks and trucks with Soviet or Communist East Germany infantry travel ing east The Communists have said the autobahn which carries truck loads of food and other supplies lo West Berlin would be closed until SovietEast German mil itary maneuvers end Sunday side window of the cab Police said the driver and a companion were armed with lire iron and a 45 caliber pis tol No shots were fired Earlier two broadcast news men were shoved around anc jostled by the pickets when they walked into the picket line with a tape recorder and a TV cam era No end in sight They KMNS were Pete Lakin and lohn Flynn KVTVTV Neither was hurt Local 662 is seeking a new contract Union members refused to re port for work at the Raskin plant Tuesday because they said Raskin had purchased COPTER CRASHES IN DA NANG j tired crewman lugs ammunition from a US Army helicopter that crashed in tlie main street of Da Nang South Viet Nam Four American crewmen and two Vietnamese civilians were injured AAIG downed by Yank jets SAIGON South Viet Nam The US Navy Sin nKm hau raiding North Viet Nam battled with Communist livestock from the strikebound c u t ru Sioux City Stockyards Co The stockyards strike now is in its 19th day Fort Dodge operations are resumed MIGs over the sea 35 miles from the Communist Chi nese island of Hainan day One MIG was seen disappearing into clouds in flames down hy grotmdfire but the pi lot was rescucc1 In Saigon American author ities announced that two more The nationality of the Sovietbattalions of US Marines and a built MICE was not known Butsquadron of Marine jet fighters they were presumed to be North win lanci shortv in Vict Nam Vietnamese i US losses if any in the air battle were not immediate ly disclosed H was the third encounter bc FORT DODGE US and Sovietbuilt ering operations resumed Fri day at Iowa Beef Packers Inc for the first time since March 6 The plant was closed by a monthlong strike by members of Local 1135 of the United MIGs since American and South Vietnamese planes began raiding North Viet Nam Feb 7 Last Saturday three MIGs approached a formation of US planes over North Viet Nam hut inside The Globe By THE ASSOCIATED PRKSS Iowa went into the filth day of anxious floodfighting Friday with water everywhere and no end in sight Fathoms of water from the spring thaw swollen by rain poured into the lower half o Lhe state while flood waters re ceded slowly into muck and mire in northern Iowa Waterloo rode out a nearrec ord crest of 2166 feet on th Cedar River while Des Moines the state capital struggled wit a flood plain that was scndini more water through the De Moines River than normall flows in the mighty Missour River Cedar Rapids below Waterloo was braced for the crest of th Cedar River Saturday but be hind its strengthened levees th city expected to handle the pea flow without trouble The number of persons route from flooded homes or house surrounded by water continue to climb in the wake of rainfa during the previous 36 hours Estimates rote above 2M mark with 400 homes evacua cd at Waterloo and its suburbs Cedar Falls and Evansdale Property damage will be the millions officials said The Weather Bureau did no forecast any precipitation fo Friday but indicated the floo situation could aggravate by more rain Saturday Des Moines was preparing fo its second worst flood in histor although there was little of damage in the city itself W ter made lakes of outlying sei lions however Waterloo Mayor Ed Jochum sen said his community will nc he out of danger until the Ceda River drops below the sandba topped level Society news 34j Clear Lake news 4 Comics 5 Mason City news67 Latest markets 7 Packinghouse Workerof Amcrdjd not tanglc wRh thcm ica The first shift reported for work at am Other shifts were due to re port Saturday for their regular work assignments The company resumed cattle purchases this week and about 400 animals were on hand for the first shift The strike was settled last weekend A strike by UPWA Local 1J49 continued Friday against Iowa Beefs pork processing plant at Perry On Sunday MIGs attacked a formation of US planes shot down two FlOSs The Navy planes involved in the battle Friday were F4C Phantom jets among the fastest fighters in use today The Phan toms were assigned to a special antiMIG patrol About 140 US Navy planes attacked Tarn Da bridge 120 miles south of Hanoi while 80 Air Force jets attacked two oth er bridges in raids Friday One Navy A4 jet was shot Sports Editorials 910 11 Classified pages 1213 North Iowa news 14 SAME Voting bill gets approval WASHINGTON vot jing bill described by the chair man as strong dosage was approved Friday by a House Ju liciary subcommittee by a icavy bipartisan margin The bill sticks closely to the original measure sent up by the administration but adds provi sions designed to make it easi er for Negroes to vote in sll parts of the country This is a tough bill said chairman Emanucl Celler D NY It is strong dosage Celler will convene the full Judiciary Committee next Tues day to start work on the bill or several hours Friday orning the Weather Bu eau stuck to its prediction f a 30foot crest Saturdoy Warm sunny skies Fri ay hastened the runoff of now which blanketed outhern Minnesota a 11 inter The latest evacuation at orth Mankato a community of 000 persons across the river rom Mankato which has a pop fa of 25000 North Mankato Mayor Ray ickes ordered the evacuation at am as a safety precaution he 29foot level dikes were olding back the battering wa ers but workers were ordered ff the barrier when it appeared nsafe Women and children went to omes of Mankato residents vho generously threw open their oors The Red Cross at St Paul es imated that some 9000 persons ad been forced to evacuate heir homes in Southern Minne ota during tlie past week of t h e estimated 1200 vho fled at Hastings Tuesday vhen t h e Vcrmillion River roared out of its banks were back in their homes Friday Officials planned to shut down he highway bridge between Mankato and its northern sub urb Friday They said the bridgs might be unsafe with more wa cr and ice ramming into it as he expected crest hits A crana with a twoton wrecker ball was moved onto the structure to break up ice in event it piles up Other towns farther d o w n stream braced for higher levels of water which makes a right angle turn at Mankato and heads tor a confluence with the Mississippi River at Minneap olisSt Paul At Henderson 30 miles away 58 of 255 families were evacuat ed and 20 more were packed up ready to move at a moments notice The town was trapped by backup water and plans to build a dike were dismissed as use less Leonard Blashko editor of the local weekly said we have de cided to let nature take i 11 course Its a hopeless task At St Peter halfway between Mankato and Henderson waters lapped toward Minnesota Av enue paralleling the stream The flood is expected to in undate the area when the crest hits Most of St Peter is on sloping ground to the west A mink rancher in the area moved 3000 animals to higher ground Gov Karl Rolvaag toured the loodcd areas Thursday and said there is a tremendous ijnount of water even in highlands and he predicted residents would have consider able trouble for some time North Weather outlook Variable w i t h and spreading to oxtrama wait by Saturday evenine A Urtto warmer Friday niflM lava Saturday par   

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