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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                1 F The newspaper that ma It ts o 11 North lowans neighbors Edition VOL MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 7 IMS 10c a Piper CouUli oi Two Auocintcd full 74 junior college By WILLIAM L iBERLiNE DBS MOJNES con troversial bill to set up a state wide system of area vocational technical and junior col leges remained before the Iowa House Friday shorn ofa provi sion for partial financing by property taxes The House adopted an amend ment Thursday to strip a Sen atepassed bill of authorization for a property tax levy and to riivorce the system from the control of the State Board of Public Instruction The amendment instead would set up a separate board of Governors for Community and Junior Colleges and Vocational Technical Schools to operate the system Under the the system would have to depend on state and federal funds plus whatever grants may come from and industry for its support i The House adopted the amend ment Thursday despite protests that it could result in both fi nancial and administrative dif ficulties Gov Harold and nu merous educators have said pro viding more vocational and tech nical training is the states No 1 educational problem They say it is necessary to fake care of the growing prob lem of high school dropouts pro vide inservice training and training of workers and train high school students who do not plan to go on to college for jobs in modern Industry where avail able jobs increasingly demand technical training The federal government is making available to the state millions of dollars to set up such programs Fowa has been prom isedsome million in federal aid over the next few yearsto get rthe system of vocational technical schools and area com munity colleges off the ground The bill passed by the Senate last week would provide for es tablishment of up to 20 areas each served by an area voca tionaltechnical school or area community college It would permit integration into the sys tem of existing vocational schools community colleges or public junior colleges It would permit two or more county boards of education to go together to support a vocational technical school or junior col lege or both and would author ize a property lax of one mill for support of the system and another mill lo pay for acquiring sites and buildings subject to 60 per cent approval of the voters in the area The Stale Board of Public Instruction would have to approve the area plan before it is submitted lo the voters The House plan would set no maximum on Ihe number of areas that may be established If would eliminate the proper ty tax financing of the schools and would create a ninemem ber Board of Governors to run il The board would be made up of one member of the state Board of Regents one member of the Board of Public Instruc tion one member representing private universities colleges and one member representing vocational educational interests in the state Of the other five members pro one would represent industry and management one labor one agriculture and two members would represent the public All would be appointed by the gov ernor Proponents of the House amendment headed by Rep Riley Gillette DSpencer con tended the saturation point has been reached on property taxes particularly for financing schools People are now having trou ble financing the present pro gram of elementary and second ary education Gillette said I am sure people dont want to see another layer of educa tion financed by property tax Rep James Resnick DDav enporl said however lhal House proposal while not com pletely inoperable would cer tainly create administrative problems Since the State Board of Pub lic Instruction has been desig nated as the agency to receive and administer federal funds for vocational technical education he said the Board of Governors would have to depend upon it for money Twisters strike at riUHWlKX i rKEADY FOR JUNKHEAP Cars that took force of atornado thatripped Fndley m suburbanMinneapolis Thursday night are ready for the junk heap One auto was Lossed atop another and into side of home Motorcycle also lies in debris Photofax MAIN STREET IN TORNADO PATH Thisis a view looking down the mam street of Navarre Minn Friday showingthe heavy destruction caused by a tornado Almost every business place in the smallcommunity was damaged Buildup continues 6000 more troops arrive in Viet Nam SAIGON South Viet Nam AP A flotilla of landing craft brought 3000 US marines and 3000 Seabees ashore Friday at Chti Lai 52 miles south of the big Da Nang air base The Leathernecks will guard a com bat airfield which the Seabees will construct There was no contact with the Viet Cong during the landing hut far lo the South the Commu nist guerrillas staged a savage attack on a Roman Catholic town inflicting 305 casualties Eightyone US jets attacked bridges and barracks in North Viet Nam Friday Main attrac tion was given to the Tha Hoa highway and railroad bridge 80 miles soulh of Hanoi A spokes man said the bridge remained standing but its approaches were badly damaged One F105 fighterbomber was shot down at sea The pilot was rescued US officials in Saigon report ed three raids by 10 USNavy planes Thursday over North Viet Nam The sorties were State juvenile law revised in Senate DES MOINES whole sale revision of the Iowa law on juveniles allowing higher taxes their care and limiting pub licity on j n v en i 1 e offenses passed the Senate 470 Friday The bill goes to the House Present law allows judges handling juvenile matters to use their own discretion as to whether the juvenile may be publicly identified and details of the case published The Senate bill says judges shall exclude the general pub lie from hearings admitting only persons with a direct inter est inthe case It thai when a child is charged with a felony the court must allow re sponsible representatives of public information medi to at tend hearings and must identify the child involved at Ihe re quest of such a responsible rep resentative The bill declares that all rcc ords of juvenile cases including police records must be closec to the public except on court or der It makes it a misdemeanor to photograph a child taken into custody unless a court authoriz es the photograph Present law docs not apply in cases of juveniles charged with a crime punishable by life im prisonment but the Senate bil makes no such exception Existing law requires scpa rate Juvenile detention facilitie in counties of more than 40000 population aimed at railroad traffic ferry boats bridges and trucks Pilots reported good results but specific details were no iven All planes relumed to their carriers officials said The Marines and Seabee anded at Chu Lai in perfec weather and the Seabees wen o work at once building a 4000 root airstrip to be used for oper ations in central Viet Nam In diligence sources have said North Vietnamese regiment i operating in the foothills an mountains to the west of Ch Lai Afler construction is com pletcd the Marines will mov out into the area seeking ou the Viet Cong The big new landing plus th increased American involve ment elsewhere in Viet Nam i behind the request which Pres dent Johnson made of Congrcs for an extra million Con gress approved the reques Thursday The landing brings the tota number of US servicemen South Viet Nam to about 45000 SAME OATE1944231 Twin i ties area signs war fund bill WASHINGTON UP President Johnson signed riday a special appropriation to finance he war in Viet Nam and said it was a message of American determination to resist aggression in South ast Asia Johnson signed the bill in the East Room of the VhiteHouse just three days after he asked Congress the funds is not the money butthe message that mat ers And that message is Sales tax extension discussed Endorsed by House unit DBS MOINES bill to extend the two per cent Iowa ales tax to school lunches and admission to various kinds of en ertainmenl including college nd high school sports events nd plays was on the House alendar Friday It carried the endorsementof he House Ways and Means lommittee which approved the measure 285 Thursday evening Another provision of meat ire which State Tax Commis ioner Lynn Potter estimated would produce about million a year would subject the state use tax to some items now ex empt Committee Chairman Elroy Maule who has been advocating a series of bills de signed to relieve local property axes said proceeds of the measure would be devoted to property tax relief if it is en acted The bill would extend the sales ax to a broad range of activi ties not now taxed These would include ad mis sions to events staged by re igious charitable and educa Lional institutions and to book and supplies sold through such institutions that are not taxec at present The bill would bring these un der taxation by repealing a pro vision of law which exempts from the sales tax the gross re ceipts of educational charitabl and religious activities where the entire net proceeds there from are expended for educa tional religious or charitable purposes Presumably this would include admissions to plays presented by community theater groups colleges and high schools It also would apply to admis sions to football and basketball games and other sports events at the University of Iowa Iowa State University and State Col lege of Iowa A number of items not now taxed would be subjected to tax by narrowing the definition un der the use tax law of goods imple that message is clear he said We will do whatever must be done to ensure the safety of South Viet Nam from aggres ion We will use our power with and with all the wis dom we can command But we vill use it Johnsonsaid that once this message is clearly understood by all there will be greater hope or peace The money bill sped through he Senate Thursday com pleting congressional action in almost unprecedented time hut some thunderbolts were hurlec at the White House Despite the chorus of Senate earnings that passage of the bill did not mean Congress was signing any blank checks for administration policy Johnson reated it as the evidence of solidarity for which he asked To Americans fighting and dying in Viet Nam Johnson said the measure declares We are going to give you the ools to finish the job The President said Ihe money will be spent for helicopters ammunition and planes We will lay aside these not readily Iowa obtainable in weapons when peace and we hope it comes swiftly1 said But that is in the tiands of others besides our selves Fnr months we have wailed for a our offer of un conditional discussions has fall en on receptive ears He said no sound has been heard nor any signal sighted After reading his statement and before signing the appro priation Johnson added some verbal applause for Congress saying You have actec promptly you have acted wise ly you have acted patriotical ly If what he was an en dorsemenl it was a riualifiei one Some Minnesota clocks to change ST PAUL Minn outlying St Paul suburbs o Stillwaler and St Croix Beac will join the capital city in go ing on daylight saving time Sun day two weeks before it is spec ified by stale law Minnesota House and Senat committees considered renewc efforts for early DST Thursday but took no action More lobby ing was expected Friday in e forts to avoid a twoweek di fercnce when St Paul is on day light time and Minneapolis o standard time i MILLION PEN SET 73 killed and 300 hurt MINNEAPOLIS Minn string of tornadoes spewed death and destruction Over this heavily popu lated area of Minnesota Thursday night killing at least 13 persons injuringmore than 300 and causing mil lions of dollars in property damage More than two dozen suburbs lay in the path nf he winds that skipped to the ground and lifted come idown again over sections to the southwest est and north of Minneapolis during the supper hour Heavy rain and twoinch hailstones preceded the wisters i Utility lines were flattened in many sections crossing high II vays lined with homeward Deadlock in trial of Klansman Jurors still deliberating Marines die if Shot in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO Domin can Republic AP Another vrong turn into rebel territory was blamed Friday for the deaths of four Marines bringing he US death toll in the Domin ican fighting to at least 13 US sources said three Marines were killed Thursday after a patrol wandered acci dentally into the insurgentheld sector of downtown Santo Do mingo Two others were wound ed and one died after he was aken Boxer to the aircraft carrier A rebel spokesman said one insurgent was killed and two wounded in the encounter The rebels at first accused the Unit ed Slates of violating the cease fire arranged Wednesday by a peace commission of the Organ of American Slates La ter they said they believed the Marine patrol had taken a wrong turn Two US newsmen who had been observing the clash from taxi were caught in the crossfire and wounded slightly They were A Brut and photographer Doug Kennedy both of the Mi ami Fla Herald A US military source saic the newsmen had passec through a rebel checkpoint anc were approaching the US lines when the insurgents opened fire on Ihe Marines and the Marine fired back The source said i was probable trial US gunfire wounded the newsmen Another Marine patrol took a wrong turn Wednesday into reb el territory After sharp firing the rebels captured two of the Marines but released them Thursday to the OAS Peac The commission Commission t au them to American horities In other incidents Thursday nipers wounded two US para roopers and hit a helicopter vounding the pilot in the legs A lurry of sniping activity broke out near the US Embassy dur ng the afternoon but it died down quickly Otherwise Sanlo Domingo was miiel Thursday and more itorcs reopened for the firs irne since the revolution brokt out April 24 inside The Globe CLEANUP starts fo North Iowa tornado vie Urns Aerial photograph by the GlobeGazette Elwin Musser shows de s true tion throughou area Page 18 Sports 4 Clear Lake news 1 Society news 101 Mason City news Latest market Editorials North Iowa news 12 HAY NEVILLE Ala Collie LeRoy Wilkins Jr mur er trial jury reported itself opelessly deadlocked Friday tut was sent back to try again 0 decide his fate in the night ider slaying of a civil rights emonstrator The 12 jurors deliberated four lours and 20 minutes Thursday vening before Circuit Judge T Verth Thagard ordered them ocked up for the night He told the jurors all white men to resume their delibera ions at 9 am Central Stand ard Time in hope of reaching he unanimous agreement nee issary to convict or acquit Col ie Leroy Wilkins Jr 21 of airfield Ala of the slaying of Viola Gregg Liuzzo a white civ 1 rights worker from Detroit Mich Thagard handed the firstde gree murder case to the jury at pm Thursday and 7E minutes later a rap on the door of the highceilinged jury room appeared to herald a verdict But the jurors only wanted urther instructions from the coiirt They asked whether they could convict the paunchy crewcvit defendant of a lesser offense than firstdegree mur der The judge repeating his ear lier charge explained they had a choice of firstdegree murder seconddegree murder man slaughter or acquital Two hours later Thagard called the jurors back lo the courtroom and gave them the choice of taking time out for dinner then or ound workers Dozens nf ccidents were reported on he highways Hundreds of homes were lamaged and many were de troyed Gov Karl Rolvaag called out National Guard units to help oca I police and Civil Defense maintain order Tornado sightings were re ported over at least 25 small owns The heaviest damage was The Ported to communities around Minhetonka some 15 they stil hadnt agreed on the fate of the accused to wait and get t steak when you get to Montgom cry Each night since the trial be gan the jury has been taken 25 miles lo Montgomery where quarters were made availabl in the modern air court house The jury in tria must be kept together day ant KLANSMAN Turn to 2 List of fatalities lo the MINNEAPOLIS Following is the latest list of fatalities from Thursday nights John Iverson about 80 heart attack at Mound during storm Clarence Paulson 65 and his wife 51at1 Mound an unidentified man at Mounds View Raymond Perbix 58 killed in field near Norwood Mrs Alma Grinde 79 of Do luth who was visiting in the home of her son Lloyd at Spring Lake Park when his house was demolished An unidentified woman in the Fridley area Mrs Lavila C Abraham 32 of New Brighton Robert E Clark 26 of Anoka killed at Spring Lake P ark Helen Hawley 3 months at Fridley two un identified persons bodies were recovered Friday morning at Mounds View miles west of Minneapolis and Spring Lake Park and Mounds View 15 miles north of the city Four persons died at Mound a residential community on Lake Minnetonkas west shore where dozens of homes were hard hit and many destroyed TWISTERS Turn to 2 North Iowa Weather outlook VIIVVVWV eWttwmt through Lowt Frietay nisjfcMn tow oH ftatwroby n mW Mi t   

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