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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                Photofax WANTS TO HANDLE DOLLARS Mrs Ivy Baker Priest Stevens 59 whose signature as Treasurer of the United States appeared on paper money made during the Eisenhower administra ltion wore this hat at a news conference in Los Tuesday as she announced her candidacy California state Treasurer She became the first woman to seek that office in California Dog with bad record CHICAGO Should he ever apply for parole this prison break will be in his rec ord and be held against him said Warden Jack Johnson He was talking about Bernardo St Ber nard Prisoner No 000065 who is in the dog house at the Cook County Jail All was quiet in the jail Tuesday when a guard and baliffs went to escort Bernardo for that long walk to the bath house Bernardo a life termer who no doubt fig ured he was already in enough hot water made a break for it He dodged away from his escort got out of the jail and almost got away clean or dirty if you please It took three guards to recapture Ber nardo a hefty 150pounder at age 15 months He finally was subdued when busy traffic blocked him from crossing a street Now he is back in jail and facing that date in the death house Bernardo is serving a life term imposed earlier this month by a Circuit Court judge on a charge of mppery with intent to gawk When he entered jail i he got the full treatment ac torded all new prisoners from paw prints to mug shots Theres a rumor that Bernardo is really the jail mascot Which is probably why Warden Johnson smiled when he said Dog or no dog his case will come before the jail disciplinary board I suspect his dog biscuit privileges will be suspended indefi nitely million more from state tax DES MOINES AP State Income tax collections in the 196465 fiscal year which ended Wednesday were nearly mil lion higher than in the previous year the State Tax Commission said The total for the 196465 year was million compared with million the previous year the commission said One of the reasons for the boost the commission said was that federal income taxes were cut and lowans therefore had larger incomes on which to pay state taxes Sales tax collections also were up the commission said with the 196465 total million compared with million the previous year Cigarette taxes produced million up about cor poration income tax collections totaled million up about beer taxes rose from million to millionin heritance taxes produced million up about and use tax collections climbed from million to million Bulletin ATLANTA Ga Ranicin Smith an insurance execu tive has been awarded a Na tional Football League fran in Atlanta at an esti mated million This con cludes the battle with the American Football League for the franchise in the new 54 Atlanta stadium The club will begin operation In ItM Editorials 4 Society news 678 North Iowa news U Sports 1920 Clear Lake news 2425 Mason City news 2829 Latest markets 28 Comics 32 Classified pages 3435 Grant OKd for migrant project here A federal grant of to finance a sixweek school ses sion for children of migrant workers has been approved the Glob eGazclle was informed Wednesday by Rep H R Gross The Community Action grant is to the Mason City Area Com mittee on Migrant Relations It will pay the costs of schools in Clear Lake Manly and Shef field for about 75 children The children are from fam ilies working in the vegetable andsugar beet fields of North Iowa during the summer The classes were started Monday in anticipation of the grant being approved Voltage line kills man Cherokee CEDAR RAPIDS Florkc 25 of Cherokee was killed late Tuesday when he came in contact with a high voltage line while working at a Cedar Rapids intersection Florkc was employed by the L E Myers Contracting Co of Marshalltown Federal financial picture looks better J B WASHINGTON AP The government winds up another business year at midnight Wed nesday with one important ac count approaching a surplus for the first time in years and an other running red ink for the sixth straight year Preliminary figures indicate that the US balance of pay njents will show a surplus in the AprilJune period This means that the vast volume of dollars in other countries will be de creased for the first time since 1957 The surplus was achieved through a program of persuad ing bankers and businessmen to curtail loans and investments abroad Prospects are good for balancing the international pay ments this calendar goal which has been attained in only one year out of the past 15 The federal budget will run another deficit Exact figures on the two ac counts wont be available for about six weeks The budget deficit for fiscal 1965 the year which ends Wed nesday night is estimated at billion This will leave the national debt at about bil lion compared to some billion a year ago A year ago the deficit was billion Revenues are rising rapidly despite a series of tax cuts which began in so is the cost of government Another deficit now estimated at billion is scheduled in the new fiscal year This is likely to be pared dur ing the next 12 months since President Johnson takes pride in reducing the deficit each year Both Johnson and Secre tary of the Treasury Henry H Fowler have talked about bring ing the budget gradually into balance possibly in 1967 more likely in 1968 However Johnson has made it clear that additional tax cuts are on the planning boards and his economic advisers say prior ity will not be given to a bal anced budget if more govern ment spending is needed to stimulate the economy and bring unemployment down The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY JUNE 30 W5 100 a Paper Consists of Four Associated Presi Full Leass Wires No 121 1 M aker report ready President disability bill OKd Moves to Senate WASHINGTON AP The House Wednesday by unanimous voice vote approved an amend ment to the Constitution de signed to assure continuity in the office of the presidency Swift Senate concurrence in the action is expected but it probably will take two more years before threefourths of the states complete the ratification process and amend the Consti tution for the 25th time The proposed amendment deals with a longstanding prob lem The Constitution outlines the procedure for removing a presi dent from office but there is no detail as to how the disability of a president shall be deter mined Neither is there any pro vision for filling a vacancy in the vice presidency The proposed amendment given impetus by the assassina tion of President John F Kenne dy sets down procedures by which a disabled president can be removed from office and re turned to it If he formally declared the disability himself he resumes the powers and duties of office by merely sending Congress a written declaration that he has recovered If he does not take action him self the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet or some other body Congress may designate can declare him un able to carry on and the vice president immediately takes over When the president informs Congress that no disability exists he resumes office at once unless within four days the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet declare in writing to Congress that he is still dis abled Congress must assemble with in 48 hours if it is not already in session and it has 21 days to determine the issue It would take a twothirds vote of both houses to uphold the vice presi dents challenge Failure to act within 21 days would auto matically restore the president The other aspect of the prob lem keeping the vice presi dency filled would be met by having the president nominate a vice president who would take office upon being confirmed by a majority vote of both House and Senate Pakistan India sign ceasefire NEW DELHI and Pakistan signed a formal cease fire agreement for the Rann of Kutch Wednesday It is to take effect at the front at am Thursday Both governments reportedly agreed to give up some of their military outposts along the dis puted area in Kutch a desolate seaside region on Indias west ern frontier Heavy fighting erupted in the barren area in April and each side charged the other with ag gression Still destroyed A state liquor enforcement agent dumps a pail of mash found in the basement of the Lee Cherry residence in Waterloo Tuesday State and fed deral agents raided the house and Pliotofax found 135 gallons of mash gal lons of moonshine whiskey and a homemade still The still was de stroyed and Cherry charged with vio lation of federal liquor laws Democrats take posts control state boards DES MOINES AP Demo crats will take control of all of the states major boards and agencies Thursday when Demo cratic Gov Harold Hughes new appointees take office Republican majorities will be wiped out on the Stale Tax lommission the Banking De partment the Board of Control and the Tax Commission Democrats took charge of the Commerce Commission the Con servation Commission the High way Commission the Board of Regents and the Liquor Control Commission during Hughes first term Biggest changes when the new appointees assume their jobs on the July 1 starting date will be on the Board of Regents and the Banking Department Three new members of the Board of Regents will take of fice although the political make up of the board will remain in the Democrats favor 54 Joining the board will be state Rep Casey Loss Algona Demo crat William B Quarton Cedar Rapids Republican and Thomas Lowden Fairficld Democrat They will replace Democrats A W Noehren of Spencer and Mrs Robert Lubetkin of DCS Moincs nad Maurice Crabbe Eagle Grove Republican The new members will serve six year appointments Hughes also will soon have to appoint another member the board John Obcrhausen Du buque Republican has been named by Hughes as a District Court judge In the Banking Department State Banking Superintendent John Chrystal Coon Rapids Democrat is the only member of the fiveman board remaining New members all Democrats who will serve fouryear terms are Donald J Bell of New Lon don W M Goodyear of Lake City W B Ronan of Decorah and A E Peters of Newton The Board of Control which operates the states mental and correctional institutions and has been a center of controversy in recent years will be taken charge of by Democrats when Jim Henry Carson Republican is replaced by James Harring tpn Democrat from Waterloo Harrington will serve a six year term on the threeman board which on occasion under Republican control has been at odds with Hughes over problems in Iowa prisons The Tax Commission will have Democrats in two of its three posts when Earle A Al Bur rows Burlington Democrat starts a sixyear term and re places Andrew George Water loo Republican One new member of the seven man Conservation Commission will take office He is Dr Keith McNurlen of Ames a Republi can replacing Sherry Fisher Des Moinos Republican Demo DEMOS Please Turn fo Page 2 At least a week before court vacancies filled DES MOINES AP Gov Harold Hughes said Wednesday that he probably will not make appointments to fill two vacan cies on he Iowa Supreme Court for at least a week Appointments have been set up with the candidates next week so it will be sometime after that the governor told his news conference Justices G K Thompson and Henry Peterson ofCouncil Bluffs retired from the Supreme Court bench Wednesday Hughes returned to his office after a threeweek tour of Eu rope and quickly approved two of 64 bills awaiting his signa ture The governor signed a meas tire declaring a state of cmer gcncy on Iowa roads during the July 4 holiday weekend and a pertinent to the collection ol gasoline taxes Debate handling of funds Both parties have views WASHINGTON The Sen ates Bobby Baker investiga ors argued Wednesday over a Republican proposal to prohibit Senate employes from handling jolitical campaign funds and hen announced they would re ease their report Wednesday night The report of the Senate Rules Committee contains the indings of the Democratic ma jority on the probe of the former Senate aide along with the sep arate views of the Republican minority In addition it sets forth rec ommendations for tightening en forcement of lobbying laws ahc for safeguards against conflicts of interest among Senators am Senate employes At a closed meeting of the committee Wednesday with the report already printed the members argued over a propos al to ban Senate employes from soliciting accepting or other wise handling political contri uitions Sen Carl T Curtis RNeb senior GOP member said the Republicans recommend legis ation along this line in their and expressed hope that when the bill is introduced it vill gain the support of many 3emocrats Sen Joseph S Clark DPa talking with newsmen after the meeting referred to it as a rather hypocritical GOP propos al but Sen Hugh Scott RPa said it would improve the han dling of campaign funds Scott said his Pennsylvania colleague didnt want his ad ministrative assistant barred rom handling campaign funds And Sen Scott doesnt want his either Clark retorted Chairman B Everett Jordan DNC said the committees report would be released for publication at 5 p in CDT Wednesday The politically explosive in vestigation was launched just after Baker resigned on Oct 7 1963 as secretary of the Senates Democratic majority amid questions raised by Sen John J Williams RDel and others about his outside financial and business dealings When President Johnson was the Senate Democratic leader Baker was his righthand man and the committees investiga tions ballooned into an issue in last falls election campaign Republicans accused the Demo crats of a coverup and a white wash Baker who accumulated a claimed fortune of over mil lion while on the Senate pay roll at a year invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against possible selfincrimina tion and refused to answer ques tions when called as a witness A former page boy from Pick ens SC he was found guilty of many gross improprieties by the Rules Committee in a report last July It said he had used his Senate office as if it were a private business office Testimony brought out that he had interests in insurance vending machines motels mea imports and other enterprisei and had made some highly pro fitable stock purchases After the committees rcpor last July Williams forced a re opening of the investigation with a Senate speech charging a po litical payoff by Matthew H Me Closkey Photofax HUNT ZONE Map locates DZone north of Saigon in South Viet Nam where American Aus tralian and Vietnamese troops are pressing a strong offensive against Viet Cong guerrillas The enemy is using typical tactics of fading into the dense jungle as opposing forces approach Only sniper opposition has been met from the Viet Cong Fight way out of Cong trap SAIGON Viet Nam AP large government force hit by a reinforced Viet Cong regi ment appeared to have fought its way to comparative safety Wednesday night in a major bat he 200 miles northeast ofSai jon a U S military spokesman reported A Vietnamese infantry unit of undisclosed size was surround ed and heavily engaged by the Viet Cong earlier in the day The command post of a second element was reported also sur rounded and in danger of being overrun However the spokesman said two airborne battalions which were part of a threeunit Viet namese task force operating near Cheo Reo in Pleiku Prov ince had linked up with the Train crash injures 130 BERLIN AP A subway train plowed into the rear of an other beneath West Berlin Wed nesday and fire department offi cials said 130 persons were in jured There were no deaths It was Berlins worst subway accident since 1908 At that time 17 persons were killed and 21 injured The mishap occurred about 300 yards outside the Zoo sta tion the busiest in downtown Berlin North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly fair continued cool Wednesday night lows in 50s Slightly warmer Thursday high in 70s Weather details on Page 2 SAME DATE1H4345 7 threatened command post He said the infantry unit whose size was classified had reestablished radio contact with the remainder of the troops and that while their situation was not known precisely the unit reported that it was all right There were no reports of cas ualties A total of 34 air sorties were flown against the Viet Cong in an effort to smash their attack A US Air Force light spot ting plane flew over the area and was shot down in the jun gle The fate of the pilot and his observer both Americans was not known the spokesman said It appeared that another ma jor battle was developing The government task force made up of three units of para troopers and infantrymen be gan an operation Tuesday near Cheo Reo the capital of Phu Bon Province The force head ed in the direction of Thuan Mong a district capital 8 miles from Cheo Reo A huge Viet Cong orce at tacked Thuan Mong and the ad vancing government force this morning the spokesman said Shortly after the towns radio communications blacked out in dicating it probably had fallen Simultaneously one of the three large government units was reported surrounded and fighting a desperate battle At least six Americans participating in the action along with advisers to the various Vietnamese units the spokes man said He said their fata was not known Massive Viet Cong buildups have been reported during the past two weeks in mountainous Phu Bon Province The Commu nists have made several big probes in the area in the past few days The Viet Cong shelled towns in the area June 21 22 and 23 On June 23 the Viet Cong reported ly raided five villages kidnap ing a total of 600 men of mili tary age probably for use as bearers Meanwhile US spokesmen announced that the first joint VIET NAM Turn 2   

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