Monday, August 2, 1965

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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 2 1965 10c Paper of Two One juuocUtad Full LeaM Wlrei No Seek treaty on Aweapons Design A preliminary sketch designed to show how the proposed pe destrian plazas on Federal Ave nue might be developed has been placed in the hands of Dr R O Masters chairman of the Mason City Planning and Zon ing Commission Dr Masters pointed out that this is in no sense exactly how it would look but it gives us a sketch of ma chance to see what could be done with the development of a downtown shopping center with parking behind the stores The sketch was provided by Barton Aschman Associates Chicago charged with drawing up Mason Citys comprehensive city plan Gordon Wagner plannerin charge said While this is only one idea of what could be done in further design studies we thought it might be one use ful illustration in public pres entations Masters has ordered addi tional copies made These he indicated will he placed in downtown business establish ments for public viewing This mall idea is being de veloped by a number of cities each distinctive by its own needs Masters told the Globe Gazette Just how much and how soon we can use the plan for the mall has yet to be con sidered studied and developed The first step in any develop ment of this nature is the pro curement of shortterm parking facilities necessary to handle the needs of our shoppers The entire development hing es on establishing the downtown land use plan so that adequate facilities will be available to meet the demands of modern transportation which he notes will increase with added induce ment to shop in Mason City The development of pedes trian plazas in the three blocks of Federal Avenue from st North to 2nd South is one of the major features of the Bar tonAschman proposals for re vamping the downtown retail core They recommend that these plazas be designed not only as a pleasant civic attraction but that they feature concrete brick and other locallyproduced prod ucts Thus they would serve in effect as a showplacc of com munity trade and industry BartonAschman suggests that individual stores should provide entrances adjacent to parking areas as part of a rear facade remodeling program At least MAUL Please Turn to Page 2 Passage near on vote bill See showdown on remap WASHINGTON AP Con gress expects to send to Presi dent Johnson this week the vot ing rights bill he urgently re quested last March And the eontroversy over state legislative reapportion ment that erupted after the one man onevote ruling by the Su preme Court may reach a show down in the Senate Also in the Senate the Judici ary Committee has set a hear ing for Thursday on Johnsons nomination of his friend and adviser Abe Fortas to succeed Arthur J Goldberg on the Su preme Court The House Judiciary Commit tee is expected to act Tuesday on an administration bill to abolish the national origins quo ta system of immigration And with congressional hopes still pinned on adjournment around Labor Day the Senate Labor Committee may complete work on a Housepassed bill to double the funds available for the second year of the antipov erty program The votingrights bill was whipped into final form by a SenateHouse conference com mittee last Thursday and will be taken up in the House Tuesday Senate action may follow later in the day although Southern foes could throw up a tempo rary roadblock if they renew their denunciations of it as an unconstitutional invasion of the rights of the states to determine the qualification of voters The bill is designed to enforce the 15th Amendments ban on denial of voting rights because points in Iowa of race or color In the states affected by the measures auto matic coverage formula litera cy tests and similar voter quali fication requirements would be suspended The rcapportionment battle centers on a constitutional amendment proposed by Senate GOP Leader Everett M Dirk sen of Illinois to get around the Supreme Courts decision that both houses of state legislatures must be apportioned on the ba sis of population Dirksens amendment would permit geography and political subdivisions to be taken into account in addition to popula tion in apportioning one house if the people approved in a ref erendum Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana and Dirkscn announced last week that at todays session they would seek an agreement for a showdown vote Wednesday Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara plans to go before the Senate Appropriations and Armed Services Committees Wednesday to report on addi tional funds that will be asked for expanded military opera tions in Viet Nam Congressional action was completed last week on the bill boosting Social Security benefits and establishing a healthcare program for the elderly and also on a housing bill that includes rent subsidies for lowincome families HOW FEDERAL AVENUE MALL MIGHT LOOK SOUTH FROM THE INTERSECTION WITH 1ST NORTH To offer plan to Russians Product of West allies GENEVA UP joint Western proposal for a treaty to prevent spread of nuclear weapons is to be offered to the Soviet Un ion during the next two weeks reliable sources re ported Monday Western negotiators at the 17 nation disarmament conference doubt the Russians will show any constructive interest but they want to present the treaty draft before the conference ad journs next month for the UN General Assembly The Western allies figure the Russians then would be left to explain their negative attitude to the General Assembly which has been pressuring the nuclear powers for progress toward dis armament The Western draft would per mit the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to proceed with 10 creation of a NATO nuclear orce But conference sources aid it would require the United States and Britain to keep their nuclear weapons under the con trol ot their own nationals and retain a total veto on their use Nonnuclear nations partici pating in the NATO force would be given some say in advance planning and would be consulted before nuclear weapons as signed to the force were used The draft would make clear that such planning and consulta tion would not be a treaty viola tion Soviet delegate Semyon K Tsarapkin already has brushed aside this limitation on the Architect Karl Waggoner dies Karl M Waggoner 71 Mason City architect died Saturday 2nd NW A practicing architect in this community for 42 years he had designed many afternoon at his home at 1054 buildings here and at major other Funeral services will be at 2 pm Tuesday at the First Pros KARL WAGGONER Steelworkers mail notices PITTSBURGH AP Th United Steelworkers Union sail Monday it has mailed out no tices to the major steel produc ers informing them that it will yterian Church The Rev VVil 3ur F Dierking Chicago for mer pastor of the church will fficiatc assisted by Dr Wal er J Kalvesmaki present pas or Burial will be in Memorial ark Cemetery Visitation will be at the loganMcKee Colonial Funeral rlomc until noon Tuesday Mr Waggoner was born Jan 19 1894 at Decatur 111 the son of Clarence and Elizabeth Waggoner He was graduated rom Decatur High School and attended Milliken University in Decatur He was graduated from the University of Illinois in architec ture in 1916 and later had gradu ate study in architecture at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Tou ouse in southern France He was married to Mildrec Kays Sept 28 1927 at Water loo He w a s a veteran of Worlc War I having served with the 23rd Engineers in France Aftci the war he did not return to America immediately but was selected to attend the Ecole des Beaux Arts He received a di ploma in architectural design from that school after one year During his time in France h designed a monument to World War I American dead at Tou louse a monument which stil stands there Mr Waggoner was a membe of the First Presbyteria Church Benevolence L o d g 145 AF AM El Kahi Shrine the American Legio and the American Institute c Architects He served as pres Weather outlook Partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms affecting 20 per cent of the area Mon day night and Tuesday Lows Monday night in low Highs Tuesday in low Ms at midnight on Aug 31 The unions wage policy com mittee voted Friday to serve the notice Aug 1 as provided in an interim last April 28 If no new reached some workers will be contract signed agreement is 450000 free to steel strike the 116day walkout of 1959 Union President I W Abel said there will be no extension of the current contract ident of the Iowa Chapter the American Institute of Arch tects and served on the low StateBoard of Architectural E a miners for 12 years He was county chairman the Soldiers Relief Commissio after World War I has been o the Mason City Board of Re view and the local ration boar ARCHITECT Please Turn to Page 2 AP Photofax NEW GUARDS AT GRAVE Green ot Washington D C stands watch Monday at the grave of John F Ken nedy in Arlington National Cemetery He is a member of a new 12man uniformed civilian guard force that has replaced soldiers from Ft Myers Old Guard Regiment who formerly had the duty ExCongressman succumbs in Texas AUSTIN Tex Rep Fritz Lanham 84 a Demo crat who represented the For Worth Tex district for mor than 25 years died Saturday night Lanham retired from Congress 12 years ago He wa the son of SWT Lanham gov ernor of Texas from 1902 t 1906 SAME 52 bombers strike installations of Cong SAIGON South Viet Nam AP US B52 bombers made icir seventh reported strike in outh Viet Nam Monday drop ing their bombs in the norlh rnmost raid so far announced or the jet bombers A US spokesman said 30 of be Strategic Air Commands ightjet bombers dropped 500 ons of bombs during a 45 raid on Viet Cong in tallations in Quang Tin Prov ince approximately 350 miles north northwest of Saigon The raid was carried out at the request of the South Viet namese government against a suspected Viet Cong base near the Doxa the spokesman said The Doxa is a mountainous mistshrouded area north of Kontum that the Viet Cong has controlled for years The B52s flew today from their base on Guam Last week Considering indictments for murder AMERICUS Ga AP rickets were arrested outside a grocery Monday as the Sumter County grand jury met to con sider indictments against two young Negroes charged with murdering a white Marine en istee The pickets seven Negroes and two white persons were arrested after the store manag er pointed out that the sidewalk in front of his grocery is pri vate property Police arrcstec them on charges of trespassing Uneasiness in Americus which has been torn by two weeks of bloody racial violence increased with a report from the County Ordinarys office lha permits for pistols are selling like hotcakes A spokesman said 30 permit have been issued since Andrew A Whatley 21 was gunne down from a passing ca Wednesday midnight Negro leaders said 13 busload of demonstrators were on thei way from Selma Ala and Oak land Calif But Willie Bolden an official of the student nonviolent coordi nating committee later said no out of state demonstrators were coming to Americus Hunt killer Coeds walk in pairs CHAPEL HILL NC AP University of North Carolina coeds walked in pairs anc stayed out of wooded areas Monday as police sought the ciller who stabbed a young col egc girl to death in UNCs bo anical garden after reportedly trying to rape her Dean of Women Kathrine Car michael directed coeds to trave on the campus in twos and stay clear of the Arboretum a 5 acre garden where Suellen Evans 21 Mooresville stabbed in the heart and neck last Friday Miss Evans collapsed aftc telling a girl who responded ti her screams for help He trice to rape me hey made a raid southeast of iiagon from Okinawa after Deing moved there because of a yphoon threat to Guam On the ground a big US weep southeast of Saigon ended oday with meager results The Viet Cong battalion supposed to C in the area was never found Three Viet Cong guerrillas were reported killed and three captured in the operation which sent nearly 2000 American par atroopers and 1st Division artil erymen into the field last Thursday The ground operation was preceded by the B52 bomb er strike from Okinawa Five Americans were wound ed when one of their own artil ery rounds fell short Helicopters brought two bat talions from the 173rd Airborne Brigade back to the Bien Hoa base before noon A 1st Division battalion returned by helicopter and road convoy Communist guerrillas contin ued a flurry of attacks against outposts south of Saigon in Long An Province In all 26 Vic Cong actions mostly mortar harassment were reported in the past 48 hours A platoon of governmen troops suffered extensive casualties in a sharp clash a one of the outposts A spokesman said no conclu sions were being drawn from the increase in Viet Cong activi ty near the capital Perhap the enemy wants to test ou reaction he said VERY Day is Ladies Day says lin Eleanor McLaugh Piige 14 Editorials 4 Sports 910 North Iowa news 11 Mason City news 1213 Latest markets 12 Clear Lake news 16 Classified pages 1819 Inmates hurt in escape from Eldora IOWA FALLS Two youths ho walked away from the wys training school at Eldora Sunday night are hospitalized in Illsworth Municipal Hospital here Virgil Hutchinson 16 of Ma sonville is in fair condition with lacerations of the scalp a fractured ankle and possible back fracture Gary Lane 17 Muscatinc is in critical condition with head injuries According to Hardin County Sheriff Lowell McCormick the two were with three other boys who escaped about 8 pm Sun day Lane and Hutchinson stole a car at New Providence About 15 miles west of there near Garden City they missed a curve at high speed A farmer a quartermile from the site of the accident heard the crash at 3 am and called authorities Sheriff McCormick said Atlantic force terming it mean ingless He has told the confer ence repeatedly that the Soviet Union will sign a treaty co re strict the spread of nuclear weapons only if it explicitly out laws the proposed Atlantic force or any other arrangement giving West Germany direct or indirect control over nuclear weapons Thus far one Western dele gate said the Russians insist that the West must formally bury any kind of joint nuclear force before it is even born This we obviously cant do But we keep telling them that any treaty they sign will limit the eventual shape of the force The treaty draft would bar tha five nuclear powers the Unit ed States Russia Britain France and Red China from supplying nuclear weapons or knowhow to any other nation or group of nations The worlds nonnuclear pow ers would agree not to manufac ture or acquire nuclear weap ons The proposal arose from a British plan submitted to the NATO council in Paris July 26 The four Western delegations at the disarmament conference the United States Britain Can ada and Italy are working out a compromise version Conference sources said they expect an agreed draft to be submitted to the conference by the middle of August under the joint auspices of all four govern ments and with the blessing of West Germany which is not represented at the conference INVENTOR DIES PALO ALTO CaJif AP Cornelius Bol 80 inventor of the mercury vapor light died Friday Dr Bol a former re search associate at Stanford University perfected the lamp of the most powerful light sources in 1939 Friends of dead coeds silent AUSTIN Tex AP A new mystery left officers groping to day as they sought to solve the slaying of two young beauties whose bodies were found in this universitycapital city Friday The mystery Why have not friends of Shirley Ann Stark and Susan Rigsby told what they know The puzzle developed when investigation showed the sorori ty sisters changed their clothing in the apartment of 18 shortly be fore they were slain But no one has come forward to say when or where they changed Texas Ranger Bill Wilson said the information may be vital Officers also sought nearly 150 articles of clothing makeup and household utensils stolen from the womens automobile Bodies of the two sorority sis ters from Dallas badly decom posed and nearly nude were found Friday hidden among weeds in a vacant lot near the north edge of Austin The spot is 6 mile from a roadside ditch where part their clothing turned up July 19 day they disappeared I