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   Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 27, 1965, Mason City, Iowa                                The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 27 IMS CIGc Piper Conslits of Two PICM Full No 143 m 1 PhQlofHX YOU JUST GULP GULP LOWER YOUR CHIN AND seed firmly planted on his forehead a youngster takes careful aim before making another dab at the heart of watermelon section during a meloneating contest in eastern Oklahoma The boys about 50 of them were try ing to see who could reach therind of the circu lar section of melon first without breaking the rind Passage near on housing bill WASHINGTON A bil containing a rent subsidy provisionfor lowincome fanr ilies for final congressional approval Tues day V Passed Monday by the Senate the compromise measure backed by the Johnson administration was scheduled for a noon House vote expected to send it to the President Tha bill would authorize crea tion cf new programs and con tinuance of major existing housing programs for the next four years Its most controversial provi is the rent subsidy plan which would cost million over the next four years Sponsors claim the plan would make 375000 apartment units available for needy families during the next four years The subsidies would be limited to families eligible for public housing under existingstand ards To qualify for a subsidy a family would have to pay 25 per cent of its income for housing The government would put up the difference between this amount and the normal rent required to finance an apart ment project The federal payment would go to nonprofittype landlords such as churches unions coopera tives or limited dividend corpo rations None of the subsidies would go to private landlords Tenants would lose their eligi bility for subsidies if their in come increased substantially In addition to persons quali fying under present standards elderly or handicapped persons persons displaced from their homes by government action and persons whose homes have been destroyed by a natural dis aster would be eligible for sub sidy payments The bill also would authorize an additional billion for ur ban renewal programs 240000 more public housing units million for college dormitory construction loans and mil lion for a new program of grants to cities to pay half the cost of building water and sewer facilities Other provisions include A newprogram of grants up to to lowincome persons to help pay for repairs to make their homes habitable Authorization for an addition al million to buy open space land for development of park and recreational areas Federal grants for this purpose would be raised from2030 per cent to 50 per thecost An extra million for di rect housing loans to elderly persons Weather outlook Mostly fair through rfay Lows Tuesday night 54 43 Highs Thursday in low Ms Heath new leader of British party LONDON AP Edward Heath was chosen leader of the Conservative party Tuesday Hi opposition folded after he won a first ballot majority Heath headed Reginald Maud ling 150133 with 15 votes fo Enoch Powell in the balloting among 298 Tory members of th House of Commons Then Maudling former chan cellor of the exchequer with drew This left the field clea or Heath Heath 49 has been the party spokesman for economic affairs Sir Alec DouglasHome th iormer prime minister who lei the party to defeat last fall re signed as party leader last wee after steadily increasing dissal isfaction with his leadership Quintuplets delivered AUCKLAND New Zealan one boy an four girls were delivered at Na tional Womens Hospital Auckland Tuesday night to Mrs Shirley Ann Lawson 26 The babies were in incubator and reported doing well The medical superintended Dr RA Warren said the de livery was without complica tions The father DW Lawson owns a fish and chip shop II and his wife have one olhe child a daughter 5 missile points Knock out antiaircraft site and damage another WASHINGTON AP A flight of 4G Air Force fighter bombers Tuesday knocked out one antiaircraft missile site and damaged another in North Viet Nam Three F105 fighterbombers were shot down the Pentagon reported by what was described as intense conventional ground fire during the lowlevel at tack on two previously undis covered surfacetoair missile sites about 40 miles northwest of Hanoi The two sites using semimo bile equipment which could be put in place in as little as 24 hours are in addition to five sites previously identified as un der construction around Hanoi the North Vietnamese capital The US attack was launched three days after a US plane was shot down by fire from one of the missile sites Asst Secretary of Defense Ar thur Sylvester told a news con ference that US pilots report ed destruction of one of the new sites and damage to the other Photographic evaluation of the strike results has not been com pleted Sylvester said There were no reports of missiles fired at the attacking planes or of hostile air action the announcement said The strike aircraft were pro tected by an unspecified num ber of fighter planes which flew overhead on guard against MID fighters which apparently did not challenge the attack Officials said conventional ordnance was used in the at tack They did not specify but delayed action bombs were probably used a practice cus tomary in low level attacks Sylvester said the new sites were identified by thorough analysis of all of the evidence including photography after a loss of an Air Force F4C on the night of July 24 Until now the Defense De partment had stood on a state ment that it was investigating the reports that the F4C had been downed by a missile simi lar to those which the Russians emplaced in Cuba Pilot reports had indicated that the plane may have been downed by a SAM surfaceto air missile Sylvester said The aircraft was out of range of the original five sites which encircle Hanoi but was within range of what proved to he two new sites ft was concluded that the F4C was shot down by a SAM missile from one of the two new sites attacked today Thus the announcement add ed it was decided to destroy Hie two semimobile sites which were protecting areas in which priority military targets lie These targets Sylvester said include ammunition and supply depots barracks lines of com munication and other facilities which support the infiltration of men and material from North Viet Nam into South Viet Nam He said the five original anti aircraft missile sites are not operational so far as we know Several weeks ago the State Department spoke of four sites and said they protected both Hanoi and Haiphong North Viet Nams main port about 55 miles east of the capital city The map and the announce ment were the first public offi cial disclosure thai there were five original sites and that they were clustered around Hanoi but not Haiphong The Pentagon said that pilots on the attack missions reported seeing two parachutes after the three US planes were hit to day by ground fire Sylvester said there was no report of the extent of casual ties inflicted upon the North Vietnamese He said we presume that the missiles are North Vietnam ese but that US officials dont really know The missiles and their equip ment are Soviet built It has been presumed that as in Cuba Russian technicians and pos sibly Russian soldiers were ac tive in installing and possibly are manning the weapons US authorities have said pri vately that the possible pres ence oE Russians would not de ter the United States from at tack on such sites if it were deemed necessary Cabinet called for war talks WASHINGTON AP ent Johnson summoned his Cabinet to a midday conference Tuesday on the war in Viet Nam Theyre discussing the situa ion in Viet Nam and the de iberations that have been going on and are still going on said White House press secretary Bill D Moyers Johnson has had a scries ol op level conferences during the past week on manpower am xjuipment needs to bolster the battle against the Communis Troop ratio now 8 to 1 Page 2 guerrillas Johnson plans to summon Democratic and Republican con ressional leaders to the White House Tuesday or Wednesday Sen Mike Mansfield DMont Senate Democratic leader saic the question of Viet Nam was discussed incidentally at meeting of Democratic congres sional leaders with Johnson Tuesday Since fast Wednesday the President has been holding lengthy conferences with top aides discussions that poin oward an increased American commitment of manpower anc equipment Officials have indicated the anal decisions could involve the mustering of some reserves anc National Guard units and an increase in draft calls Secretary of Defense Rober McNamara returned las Wednesday from a survey of the situation in Viet Nam and told newsmen the ratio of Commu nist Viet Cong guerrillas to gov ernment forces was totally unacceptable About 75000 American mili tary men are now in South Vie Nam and there has been talk of increasing this total to 179000 Monday the President and his advisers met for three hours Moyers said reports from Am bassador Maxwell D Taylor and Gen William C Westmore land were studied Westmore land is commander of US forces in South Viet Nam Moyers said Johnson asked his advisers for more informa tion to supplement reports he received over the weekend Some of them deal with man power and equipment needs MARCH IN sea of signcarry ing demonstrators march to the Parliament build ing in Athens Tuesday in protest against the Greek government the Royal Family the United States rhotofax and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization The crowd dispersed with no clashes with police Celebrezze gives up Cabinet for judgeship WASHINGTON AP dent Johnson announced Tues day that Anthony J Celebrezze is resigning as secretary of wel fare to take a federal judgeship John W Gardner a Republi can and president of the Car negie Corp will be named to the Cabinet post Johnson announced his fourth Cabinet appointment at a spe cial ceremony in the flower garden outside his office Cele brezze and Gardner who was chairman of a special presiden tial task force on education last year stood by Celebrezze an Italian immi grant who was a longtime may or of Cleveland is being nomi nated for a vacancy on the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals which has headquarters in Cin cinnati In announcing this Johnson said I have both a feeling of pride in Celebrezzes accession to this high court and a reluctance in seeing him depart the de partment he has guided so skill fully said He is regarded by his peers as one of the most knowl edgeable men in the field of US education Gardner besides heading the task force that helped prepare Johnsons 1965 legislative pro posals in the field of education was described by the President as having inspired last weeks LBJ cigarette I hazard bill XS WASHINGTON BPresident Johnson signed Tuesday legis lation requiring a health hazard warning on cigarette packages The new law which becomes effective next Jan 1 requires a conspicuous warning on each package White House press secretary Bill D Moyers announced the Speaking of Gardner Johnson signing of the bill which took place without fanfare White House Conference on Edu cation Gardner who was born in Los Angeles in 1912 has been presi dent of the Carnegie Corp for the past 10 years He also heads the Carnegie Endowment for the Advancement of Teaching The Carnegie Corp is a foun dation that administers the phi lanthropies initiated by steel baron Andrew Carnegie Johnson took passing note of Gardners Rep ti b 1 i e a n alle giances in talking about him be fore a small audience of report ers in the rose garden He said Hes a PHD an exMarine a former intelligence officer an author and a Republican though not necessarily in this order of importance or proportion of sig nificance Gardner was educated at Stanford University and the Uni versity of California Holder of honorary degrees from a colleges and universities in the United States and Canada he taught psychology at Mount Holyoke College and Connecticut College for women before World War If Editorials Clear Lake news Society news6i North Iowa news Sports 9 Mason City news 12 Latest markets Comics Farm news Classified pages 161 Union shop issue ready WASHINGTON House Democratic leaders onficlent of victory pressed for a final vote Tuesday n a bill to end the rightof states to outlaw union hop contracts Forcing the controversial labor measure to the louse floor under a procedure used only once before showed their trength in winning a key Governors prevent a rights split Claims West deadlocking disarm talks GENEVA AP Soviet ne gotiator Semyon K Tsarapki accused Western powers Tues day of deliberately deadlocking disarmament negotiations and adopting policies directly op posed to disarmament and the relaxation of international ten sion Tsarapkin said in his opening address as chairman of the re convened 17nation disarmament conference that the talks were resuming in difficult circum stances because of imperialist aggression in such places as Viet Nam the Congo and Latin America MINNEAPOLIS h e Na tional Governors Conference sidestepped potential conflict over civil rights Tuesday by voting down a move to restore ts resolutionsmaking machin ery GOP Gov Tim Babcock of Montana supported by GOP ov William W Scranton of Pennsylvania sought to amend he rules to give the conference executive committee the power to recommend resolutions Operating under rules which required a threefourths major ity for such action the confer ence rejected the motion by a vote of 33 yes and 13 no This fell two votes short of the 35 which would have been re qiiired for approval Southern governors cast most of the no votes Republicans balloted solidly for the motion Before the vote Gov John B Connally of Texas chairman of he Democratic caucus an nounced that the proposal was acceptable to him because it would have required three fourths approval by the execu tive committee and a three fourths majority in the confer ence to adopt any resolution As matters stand no resolutions can be passed except unani mously The conference abolished its resolutions committee two years ago when Democrats acted to avoid advertising their split over civil rights Connally said the safeguards put around the Eabcock pro posal were sufficient to avoic disruptive and divisive ac tion He said the resolutions power had been used in the past as a means of propa ganda Medicare gets final whirl through Congress WASHINGTON AP The Social Securityhealth care bill zipped through the House Tues day and headed for the Senate its last stop before the White House and signing into law by President Johnson The people will rise up and say thank you for the work we will complete today Rep Hale Boggs of Louisiana the assist ant Democratic leader told his colleagues prior to the rollcall vote The once highly controver sial measure was approved by margins of 3 to 1 by both Senate and House earlier this year A major Breakthrough in American social welfare legisla tion the bill attempts to lighten the burden of aging in three basic ways 1 Assure virtually all Ameri cans 65 or older of hospitaliza tion and nursing home protec tion at low cost 2 Provide all Americans 65 or over protection against most doctor bills again at minimal cost 3 Increase 7 per cent re troactive to last Jan 1 benefits under already existing old age survivors and disability insur ance programs Spurs to quick action arc the bills status as top priority on the Presidents legislative list and the consideration that if it becomes law by the end of the month pensioners will receive the 7 per cent increase along with their regular September payments The bill once the target of cries of socialized medicine represents the broadest expan sion of the Social Security Sys tem since its inception during I President Franklin D Roose velts New Deal Alone with the broadened and new benefits will come an in crease in Social Security taxes for workers bosses and the selfemployed The increase will continue to mount As of next Jan 1 the first will be taxable instead of the current This year the most a worker has to pay for Social Security is His boss has to pay the same amount for him Under current law this maximum was to rise to for 1966 and 1D67 and to in 1968 If and when the bill becomes law the worker earning at least will pay next year and his employer the same In 1967 and 1968 they each will pay and by 1975 they will be paying each This is to help support a pro gram whose cost has been esti mated at just under billion a year The benefits provided older Americans under this bill are many Here in capsule are some 60 days hospitalization at a cost of Then another 30 days for 10 a day 1 100 days in a nursing home at a cost of a day for each day above 20 100 visits at home from nurses or technicians 20 days of outpatient hospi tal diagnostic service for and 20 per cent of the cost above For payment of a month inclusion in a federally matched and supervised insurance sys tem that will provide coverage for 80 per cent of most doctors bills in a year the patient pay ing the first T est vote 248 to 171 That vote restricted debaU to he sole issue of whether to re peal Section 14b of the Taft lartlcy Act Section 14b sane ions state laws banning union shop contracts Nineteen states have Jaws prohibiting such contracts which require all employes to oin the union selected by tha majority Republicans had wanted to pen the whole federal labor act D amendments These might ave included proposals to pro hibit the use of union dues for olitical purposes outlaw racial iscrimination by unions forbid unishment of a union member or opposing union policy and ermit a person to refuse to join union on religious grounds Democrats argued these mat ers were already covered by ederal law This is a oneman gag rule harged Republican Leader erald R Ford of Michigan The one man he referred vas Rep Adam Clayton Powell DNY chairman of the Labor ommittec Powell used a rule evivcd this year to take the bill rom the jurisdiction of tha Committee and then mar hailed it through the vital pre nninary test vote While Democratic leaders onceded their 67vote margin n the test vote would dwindle onsiderably in final action hey predicted victory by about 0 votes Employment in Iowa at record high DES MOINES employment in Iowa reached a record high of 745200 in June he Iowa Employment Security Commission said Tuesday The previous high was 739900 employed last May Compared with June 1964 nonfarm employment last month was up 22900 Also setting a record in June was the number of workers available in Iowa The total was 1228900 an increase of 13400 over June 1964 the commission said With graduates and students entering the work force the number of unemployed persona increased from 17500 in May to 23800 in June ia r ME   

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