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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 21, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Remap debate goes on Disciissing subdistricts DBS MOINES AP The Iowa House decisively turned down Wednesday a proposed constitutional ban on subdis tricting in future reapportion mcnts of the legislature Starting its second day of de bate on a permanent rcappor tionmcnt plan the House de feated 8037 a proposal by Rep James Wengert RSipux City to leave Section 37 of the pres ent Constitution undisturbed Section 37 says that no county may be divided in forming a senatorial or representative dis trict This prevents at present subdistricting of counties elect ing more than one senator or representative The proposed constitutional amendment before the House as it was passed by the Senate would permit but not require subdistricting in future reap porlionments The House voted to leave it that way Also voted down 8727 was a proposal by Rep Edward Brcmi mcr DCartcr Lake that sub districting be prohibited in coun ties electing four or fewer rep resentatives The House also de feated 6938 t suggestion by Rep Gene Glenn DOtlumwa to prohibit dividing any county electing only two representa tives After arguing more than an hour and a half the House adopted 6949 an amendment by Hep William Gannon DMingo which would water down a pro vision providing for considering oilier factors lhan population in establishing Senale districts if the federal Constitution ever is amended to permit it A provision written into the bill by Sen David Stanley R Muscatino would require con sideration of population area and Ihc common or differing in terests of the people of he vari ous areas of the state in set ling up Senate districts if it ever becomes possible under the US Constitution Gannons amendment would permit but not require consider ation of such factors in future rcaiiporlinnmcnls Another section of Gannons amendment not yet acted upon would strike out of the bill what he called the however when and if language of the Senate provision on this point The legislature is under fed eral court order to change both Ihc present temporary appor tionment adopted by the spe cial session last spring and the slate constitutional provisions governing future apportion ments to conform with the one m down last year The proposed constitutional amendment now bclorc the House is concerned only with the socalled permanent appor tionment provisions Legislation to change the temporary appor The newspoper that makes a I North I neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY WEDNESDAY APRIL 21 1965 UQc a Paper Consists of Four Auoclatcd roll No 41 I II I I Spurns bus bill changes DEER SURROUNDED BY FLOOD Deer at the Winona Minn Deer Farm huddle together on a small piece of high ground and are surrounded by Photolax floodwaters of the Mississippi River Wednesday Feed is taken to them daily by boat Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Society 567 Norlh Iowa news 18 Sports U12 Clear Lake news 2627 Picture page 28 Mason City news 323337 Latest markets 32 AP struck One plane lost in on convoys SAIGON South Viet Namjmbre trucks closer to the bor and the pilot was listed as miss TIO M II I mi i T i i I i iiiuit LI ctuaui uu lilt UUlitlLIU Navy planeslder They strafed the vchiclesing Refuse to evacuate at river New problem for officials the night at with rockets and cannon fire Voters allow mill levy at Iowa City Commmiist truck convoys inand reported seeing a bright North Viet Nam One plane wasflash after one pass possibly lost Results of the strikes were caused by a secondary explo not known Other US and Vietnamese warplanes flew a number of missions against suspected Viet IOWA CrTY AP VotcrsCong concentrations inside an one vote principle laid IOWA CnY A1 concentrations inside 3wn Supreme 8avQc City South Viet Nam Some of the Community School District anheaviest strikes were m Quang thorily to levy 2V mills annualTin Province where Vietnamese ly in taxes during the next were mauled Sunday and lionmcnt is still to come The measure before the House passed March 26by the Senate would provide for a Sen ate of no more than 50 mem bers and a House of no more than both apportioned on a population basis years to accumulate school con struction funds The vote in the special elec tion was 1896 in favor of the proposal and MO opposed The school district includes Iowa City and adjoining areas in Johnson County School officials contended that the 2Xmill payasyougo plan for school building construction was the only way to meet the space needs in the next 10 years Monday by Viet Cong guerrillas Two A4 Skyhawks from the 7th Fleet carrier Hancock prowled Highway 1 north from the northsouth border early sion y THE ASSOCIATED IRKSS Flood workers at war with the Mississippi in eastern Iowa a c e d the double problem Vedncsday of preparing for rec ord crests and convincing peo ple to evacuate threatened areas ahead of them Some people are just sitting here daring the river to come up said Lt Col Arthur Man ush of the Iowa National Guard At Des Moines Atty Gen iBwrcnce Scalisc said he be icvcs Gov Harold Hughes can irder persons to leave homes hreatcned by floods Scalise said he believes this can be done through the Na ional Guard But he added he s looking further into the ques ion of whether I h e governor can delegate such authority to sheriffs or local officials or whether such officials can as sume the authority on Inch own Hughes asked the attorney generals opinion earlier Wed ncsday Manush expressed particular concern about Tama Townsip along the Mississippi north o Burlington He said local engineers con sider a predicted crest of 19 A Navy spokesman said the fect for the arca conscrvative Skyhawks carried ou what is Flood workers arent sure thcj officially known as an armedjcan contain the river if it goe route reconnaissance along any higher he said but so mi Highway 12 north of the city refllse to lcave pcope rellse o cave te All of these planes returned Vmh to the 20lh Parallel Vinhihonies or remove their live safely to the Hancock They re Strike results are not known ported light sporadic antiair craft fire at several places Five A4 Skyhawks from the carrier Midway were the first miles north of Cum Lam the planes made strafing passes firing 5inch Zuni rockets A propellerdriven Al Sky raider was downed and its pilot killed in the first strike of the pilots said they were unable tolive F4 Phantom jets and Tuesday a predawn raid assess the damage if any Crusaders the Skyhawks struck I which smashed another truck tij v lL tw LUC 111 DL Wednesday They made passes1 r r at two trucks south of DongfirOlP of ralders ollt aftcr dark Hoi firing 20mm cannon TheTucsclay mSht Supported by is near the Gulf of Tonkin coast The planes spokesman were over said the the target area from 9 to 10 pm and that stock Were running into an awful ly bad problem trying to evac uale before rising water makes they encountered heavy antiairthe process dangerous Manusl craft fire over some sections No enemy planes were sighted Spotting a truck convoy five fect at Burlington late Tuesday About an hour later four at a truck convoy about 120 more Skyhawks flew the same miles north of the 17th Parallel route and reported sighting One of the planes was downed Nam convoy on Highway 1 just north of the border with South Viet Worlds Fair reopens for its final season NEW YORK AP The bil1 The ribboncutting this sunny liondollar New York Worlds clay started ceremonies high Fair reopened Wednesday for itsjiighted by a parade and speech final season and 6000 persons cs by Vice President Hubert H were waiting at the main gate Humphrey and West German when the turnstiles started turn ing A ribbon was snipped to offi cially start the new season at am WAVES FLAG AT white woman waves a Confederate flag at marchers as they pass in Bogalusa La Tuesday led by James Farmer national director of CORE Whites lined the streets and chanted as the march ers passed About 500 marched to the Bogalusa city hall to receive an answer to a petition a week if construction of a new plank levee is not completed He urged the evacuation of some 3500 homes in the south portion of Miiscatine People in Mayor Willy Brandt Last years opening when a disappointing crowd of 89137 showed up was marredty a chill rain and arrests of more than 300 civil rights demonstra tors Robert Mosss the fairs presi dent predicts 375 million per sons will pay to see the fair in its final 180 days In 1964 when 40 million were expected the Sharp increase in aid to Viet Nam WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of Defense Robert S Me Namara announced Wedncsdayallcncance was 27 million and that military aid for South mounted to S175 million Nam will be increased from Operating costs have been cut million to million inland the admission price raised the present fiscal year He made the announcement as he left a White House meet 50 cents to for adults Chil dren still arc admitted for First on line at the main gate v 11 ix iiiaiu gtiLi ing a which he reported to was Gary Schustr 17 of Or luws sr President Johnson on his trip to angcburg NY who had been ers affecting more than with top with since Monday morning added The Mississippi was at 175 Photofaje MAN WITH TROUBLES La Crosse Mayor Warren Loveland presides at his first strategy ses sion Tuesday with leaders in the fight with the Mis sissippi River flood besieging his city Earlier in the day Loveland was sworn in as mayor 75 hurt when dike collapses CLINTON A 500foot cinder block wall whic served as part of a flood dike until a section of it co lapsed injuring 15 teenagers vas being torn out Wed nesday to make room for a dirt levee in Clintons figh against the Mississippi River Three of the youngsters who had been workin on the sandbagging operation remained in the hospita The others were treated for cuts and bruises after th accident Tuesday afternoon and were released The fourfoot high wall originally served as barricade along the parking lot for the Clinton basebal stadium in Riverside Park It had been backed up wit and was expected to crest two feet higher or five and a half feet above flood stage April 29 At Miiscatine Mayor Roberl Bosch Sheriff Richard Oppelt and County Civil Defense Di rector Earl Jones issued a state U1B ment Wednesday warning that of South Viet Nam must be de about onefourth of Miiscatine stroyed as a product of US will be hit by flood water withiniimperialism so that all Viet issued by Red China TOKYO AP Red China said Wednesday the Republic dirt fill with top Just as I was lifting a sand bag the wall collapsed said Nam can be reunified There can be no compromise between the Vietnamese people and the US aggressors on this question said the Chinese Senate debate opened House plan still intact DES MOINES Wi The Iowa enate Wednesday rejected at cmpts to make major changes a school bus transportation ill passed earlier by the House cveral other amendments were ending however The Senate adopted an amend ment by Sen Howard Reppert Des Moincs to require school cards to advertise and take ids on any transportation con racts they sign The bidding roccdure now is optional It defeated amendments to Limit transportation of privats chool pupils to existing public chool routes unless the private chools paid for the additional ransportation Put school transportation into he hands of the State Depart ncnt of Public Safety Give local school districts the option of deciding whether to provide transportation to any student public or private The amendments were offered y Sens Daryl Nims DAmes Warren Kruck DBoone and John Ely DCcdar Rapids The Senate also turned down an amendment bv Sen David 0 Shaft The Shaff amendment called for the state to provide bus transportation aid to private schools on the same basis as it now is given to public schools Using this money and any other available the schools would left to arrange their own trans portation systems Public and private schools would be allowed to cooperate or contract with each other to jrovide more efficient transpor ation systems The NimsKruck amendment provided for private school pu pils to ride public school buses 12yearold Danny Waters one on their existing routes The of the injured It came down on my legs Some of my friends came over and they started pull ing the sandbags and other stuff off me Officials at St Joseph Mercy Hospital said Danny had a private school pupils would get off at the public school unless some arrangement were mada to transport them to their own school The plan would allow private i schools to negotiate contracts broken leg Barbara Hodges ischools negotiate contracts 16 a broken lea and nossihlp wllh publlc officials and fjui IIUJJ Lfl ll lloUalJJJU JT UOPJU in one story homes should move Commlinist Party paper the Peking Peoples Daily u Attacking President Johnsons and those in twostory houses AnHi the second floor The plank levee is being built FLOODS Please turn to Page 2 Actress gives birth to sevenpound girl NEW YORK AP Actress Joanne Woodward wife of actor Paul Newman gave birth Tucsj 16 a broken leg and possible head injuries and Tim Leonard 13 had undetermined back in juries James Dalton 18 who suf pay for transporting the private school children any additional distance As passed by the House by a 6656 vote April 6 the measure fered leg bruises said the wall vote Anl 6 measure started to fall all of a sudden require public school By instinct I tried to hold it provide transportation ii i i ctnrlan up with my back said Dalton star player on the Clinton St Marys basketball team I just got thrown There was a layer of bricks on my ankle About 1300 children from dif ferent Clinton schools had joined ing forces Tucs pendcnce of South Viet Nam be guaranteed Peking said The very purpose for which fcrent Clinton the South Vietnamese people tlle are fighting at great sacrifice tolday as the Natonal Guard su themselves is to destroy the construction of a pletcly this socalled indcpend ent country a product of US imperialism and to realize the reunification and complete lib eration of their fatherland So long as this socalled in milelong levee commader of the Guard units Capt David Loehndorf Hughes recommended such said later he had ordered thatmeasure to the 1963 legislature day night to a 7pound girl independent country created by Mount Sinai Hospital Their olhjthc US exists there can be no cr children are Elinor 6 reunification nor a Melissa 3 completely independent country for the Vietnamese people North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy through Thursday Cooler Wednesday night lows in Show 40 per cent of the area Thursday highs in low to mid 60s themselves There can be no compromise between the Viet namese people and the US ag gressors on this question The Peoples Daily charged that the United States has gradually turned South Viet Nam into its colony and mili tary base and clamped a most brutal fascist rule on the re Confusion remains over daylight saving time By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS r By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The present session of the Io wa Legislature has set up a threemonth period of daylight saving time for the it apparently has not ended the yearly summer time confusion The official slatividc period of daylight time is Memorial Day to Labor Day Since Memo rial Day falls on Sunday this jrear the time change becomes effective May 2D it will end Sept G 1 Apparently mosl Iowa com m unities plan lo abide by Iho new law which carries no pen alties for those who desire lo set their own daylight lime dates The principal objectors lo Ihe short threemonth period adopt ed by the legislature are the eastern Iowa cities bordering Illinois which observes the gen eral national daylight time pe riod of April 25 to Oct 24 this year Of Iowas other neighboring slates Wisconsin goes on day light time Sunday Minnesota May 23 rnore than 20 com munities along the Mississippi River in Missouri Sunday al though the remainder of the state stays on standard time Nebraska and South Dakota do not observe it At least two Iowa cities are expected to set their clocks an hour Sunday The Muscatine City Council has decided to retain a daylight time schedule in effect for sev eral years The Davenport City Council is expected to adopt a similar resolution Wednesday night to put the city on fast for six months Officials want their cities aligned with the economic and business life of Illinois A raging flood on the Missis sippi River has preoccupied of ficials of other eastern Iowa cities and consideration of a longer daylight lime period has been delayed The Clinlon Cily Council un officially favors slarting day light lime Sunday and ending it Ocl 4 an Associaled Press sur vey showed Wednesday But no action has been taken Mayor Max Conrad of Burl ington says his City Council docs not plan to extend daylight time just because other Missis sippi River cities do so Conrad has asked state Rep Charles Miller DBurlington to get an attorney generals ruling on whether cities can extend DST beyond what the law pro vides Mayor James F OBrien says the Keokuk City Council has not reached a decision on whether to extend LiST through Septem ber as was done last year Eastern Iowa have for FAST TIME torn 2 to public school students or else to pay them the cost of trans portatior However the trans portation or payment would provided within the limitations of the present law on public school buses No children would be transported from one school district to another The transportation would be available to pupils in kinder garten through 12th grade Democratic Gov Harold teenage school workers be kept off the levees but would permit hemto continue filling sand bags with the approval of school officials The Rev James Conroy chap lain of St Joseph Mercy Hos pital had praise for the young sters brought in after the acci dent He said They were terrific They were trying to comfort each oth er and keep their spirits up Police said the injured in cluded Diana Ottens 17 Marilyn 01 in 16 Ada Stutz 16 Karen Amheim 15 Steve Sheller 15 Ray Ann Kosin 18 Dan Sch neider 12 Linda Miller 16 Judy Finch 16 and Ann Galvin 16 Legislative pay bill on Senate calendar DES MOINES AP The Governmental Affairs Commit tee has placed on the Senate calendar a bill to raise the pay of legislators from the present a day to a day Last week a House committee voted 139 in favor of pegging the proposed pay boost at a day but the roll call was short of the twothirds neededto put it on the House calendar as well as the present session but did not speli out its details The Iowa State Education sociation said it surveyed 314 school administrators represent ing 68 per cent of the public school districts and found that some versions of the bill would increase transportation costs an average of 32 per cent in 102 districts containing both public and private schools Senate adjourns in tribute to Johnston WASHINGTON AP The Senate ends an Easter recess Wednesday but only a brief ses sion was to be held before ad journment out of respect to Sen Olin D Johnston DSC who died Sunday House members will not re turn from Ihcir Easter holiday until next Monday   

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