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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1964, Mason City, Iowa e n North Iowas ily Newspaper tar HMM ewspoper that mokes ail North lowans neighbors GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 104 Associated PreM and Untied Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 7 W4 UOc Paper Consists of Two No 41 urcell quits namosa 8 steel giants indicted on pricefixing charges Outgrowth of JFK actions WASHINGTON AP 1 giants of the steel industry were indicted T u es d a y on charges of conspiring in secret hotel room meetings to fix prices in the multibilliondollar steel sheetbusiness A federal grand jury in New York City charged that the firms conspired to eliminate competition in the industry which accounts for a third of all finished steel miU production in the United States In doing so the indictment charged the corporations and two of their officials violated the Sherman Antitrust Act ban against restraint of trade The indictment out of an earlier grand jurys investi gation of the April 1962 attempt by leading steel companies to put into effect a price increase on all steel products Sharply rebuked by the Kenne dy administration the firms re scinded the price increase Tuesdays indictment named these defendants United States Steel Corp of Pittsburgh arid James P Bar ton its present assistant gener al manager for administrative service Bethlehem Steel Co of Bethlehem Pa and WJ Stephens former assistant vice prewdent for sales 4 National Steel1 Corp of Pitts burgh Jones LaughUn Steel Corp of Pittsburgh Great Lakes Steel Corp of Detroit Arm co Steel Corp of Middle town Ohio Steel Corp of Cleveland and Wheel ing Steel Corp of WheeUng W Vak Report LBJ within easy sipping distance his creamcolored Lin coin Continental up a long Tex as hill and the driver of an Primary Throngs pay last Photofax WAITING FOR RETURNS Alabama Gov George Wallaceu right a candidate in Democratic presidential primary reads Alabama newspapers as he aAvaits the outcome of the voting with his brothers in Milwaukee Brothers Gerald left and Circuit Judge Jack Wallace brought the latest editions from Alabama when they came to wait with him Wallace has campaigned opposing the civil rights bill now before the Senate vote is race referendum MILWAUKEE Wis AP Wisconsin voters choose Tues day vttieir governor John W Reynolds and Gov George C Wallace of Alabama in a presidential primary that has evolved into a referendum on the federal civil rights bill Reynolds is running as a fa vorite son pledged to cast Wis consins 46 votes in the Demo cratic National Convention President Johnson for drove along sipping beer NEW YORK AP Time magazine says President John a paper cup of beer Fahey has predicted a miUion The primary is the first test of the ability of Wallace un compromising segregationist to draw voter support in a North ern state Complicating the picture is the possibility of Republican participation in the Democratic contest State Election Supervisor Leo governor Saturday night in Madisonr Gener al John i former state taxcommissioner returned to thestateFriday to help Reynolds campaign White House Tress Secretary George Reedy said Monday night in Washington the tele gram was solely simply a telegram which was sent to a Democratic fundraising dinner which as far as we were in formed was being given in hon or of the governor of votes may be cast This would be 200000 short of the record ballot cast in 1960 ajiu 11JC UJ IV ti 3L f uu t oncoming car veered off the wnen the late John F Kennedy bad won a majority of Democratic One passenger groaned deegatps from Sen Hubert Thats the closest John MeHuinphrey of Minnesota the Cormack has come to White House yet the zinc said Newsweek magazine carried a similar t account of Johnsons driving weekend he gave newsmen and newswomen ah impromptu tour of his ranch They however made no mentionof beer i Asked rabout newspaper re portsthat hedrove 90 miles an hour Jbinsbri told a news conference last week he was unaware he n ad ever ex ceeded Texas speed limit of 70 Time says Johnson took three newswomen and a male report er n his Lincoln while other Cloudy skies with showers or snow flurries and temperatures in the 20s and 30s ere forecast A telegram from President Johnson describing Reynolds as a patriot and a leader in whom we can all take pride was read at a testimonial dinner for the T CLEVELAND white minister demonstrating with reporters and photographers civil rights groups threw him foUowed in five other owned vehicles V The caravan jounced at high speeds across a pasture BEER Continued on page 2 Arkansas Rocky hints at fraud in vote count LITTLE ROCK Ark WS Winthrdp Rockefeller candidate for the Republican nomination for governor in Arkansas says he could be elected governor the vote if we can get countertV Rockefeller claimed there been irregularities at the polls in the i past and said Mon day night Weve got a file in my office and I could spend hours showing you the proof we havtM sin The White House policy of not intervening in any primaries still stands he said Attyv F Kenne dy also sent a message to the dinner saying a substantial victory for Reynolds slate will pay a deserved compliment to a great governor but more im portant it will bolster and rein force those who are making the good fight for human dignity in the United States North Iowa Weather outlook Mostly cloudy and colder Tuesday nigh t northwest winds diminishing lows in mid 20s Fair and a little warmer Wednesday highs in low 40s Weather details on page Minister throws self under tractor dies self under a crawler tractor loader at a school construction site Tuesday and was crushed to death by the treads of the bigearthmoving machine Police said the man was dead when he reached Lakeside Hospital They identified him as the Rev of Baker Oref who jouied the staff of the StudentChristian Union in the fall of 1961 After the accident pickAting stopped and so did movement of trucks and heavy equipment but some shoveling continued The driver identified by the tractor police as John White 33 said his attention was distracted by and he did not see the man jump in front of his bulldozer A crowd of about 200 had new gathered at the site of a elementary school at Lakeview Boa d and Saywcll Avenue on the east side about pm to protest start of construction The protesting groups claim building a new school on this site will perpetuate what they morial building at Norfolk Va describe as de facto school Saturday after funeral service View body of MacArthur NEW YORK abreast in a line stretching four blocks people by the thousands paid solemn and dignified last re spects Tuesday to General of he Army Douglas MacArthur The stilled yet majestic fig ure in simple suntan uniform lay in a steel casket in a his oryladen armory a magnet or Americans conscious of their heritage When the doors swung open to the public at 10 am waiting were an estimated 2500 per in uniformeld erly men and women children with their parents They had stood behind police barriers on Park Avenue un der a skygray with fog and threatening rain For an hour before the pub lie opening of the 7th Regiment Afr m o r y limousines arrivec bringing diplomats and generals to privately honor the general Some 250 dignitaries attended the 10minute religious service there for the 84yearold war rior who died Sunday As far into the night as any mourners are in Une the 7th Regiment Armory home of the SUkStocking Regiment wil remain open In Washington President John son Gen Garrison H Davidson commander of the 1st Army as his personal repre sentative to lay a wreath on the casket Air Force and Coast Guard enlisted men were drilled so they would be perfect in Tuesdays funeral events A man from each service was to stand exactly two paces from the caskets corner frozen a attention The regimental armory where the simple casket of cole roUed steel standard Army issue was placed during the night on a blackdraped cata falque dates to 1880 It is a red brick by para pets The 7th Regiment which drill there is 158 years old an out growth of colonial militia In men have won honors in World Wars I and II As the body I a y in repose 19gun salutes roared at man West Point where he madethe most briUiant scholas tic record of all time and later was superintendent in New York as well as other Army areas on the continent and at selected points in the Pacific In Washington leaders of Congress made arrangement for the body to lie in state in the Capitol rotunda Wednesday Thursday The general wil buried in the MacArthur Me segregation in that area at St Pauls Episcopal Church that city CUDE Phofofai TO GET Bruce Scoggins takes the children of Archie Cude Mena Arkfarmer after state Supreme Court decision which must be vaccinated against small pox Cude refused to have children Chil dren are left to right Delia 11 Linda May 8 and Wayne 12 Second remap committee fails to reach agreement DES MOINES WVA second conference committee disceptable agreed Tuesday on a proposed perm a n e n t reapportionment 1 IIULICC ICKcUUCU plan andrecommended that a troUed included third committee be named to try to draft a compromise pro posal Sen David 0 Shaff RClin ton committee chairman said the o use conferees agreed on all points but one He said some members wanted to include a provision setting the minimum and percentages of the maximum population which could elect a majority of the Senate Others opposed this on the ground that it could lead to conflicts with other pro visions in the plan Shaff said The first committees report was rejected by the House Mon day The second group worked i hour Monday and until about pm Tuesday before giv ing up All eight members signed the report of disagree There was growing sentiment in both House and Senate for agreeing to disagree on the per manent plan and leaving the job to the 1965 legislature which will be elected undtr a tempo rary approved earlier Legislators in both houses In dicatcd doubt that the second conference committee appoint come up with anything more ac The second conference com mittee regarded as rurally con Republican Sens David Shaff Clinton Jake Grimstead Lake Mills Louis Fisher Osceola and Democratic Sen Jake Miricks Ottumwa Republican Reps Max Kreaper Newton Henry Nelson ForestCity Paul Knowles Davenport and Dem ocrat Niels Nielsen Ringsted Despite warnings by some representatives that this might be the last chance for a rural lycontrolled legislature to vote for a plan that gave rural areas control of one house the strong small county majority in the House voted down the confer ence committee compromise proposal The compromire plan pro posed a Senate of 47 to 53 mem bers with a guarantee that no less than 38 per centand no more than 40 pei cent of the people would elect a majority of the Seiate and a House oflOS to 115 with half the members allotted to the mist populous countiecontainrg half the states population TURKS MURDERED NICOSIA Cyprus AP Greek Cypriot police Tuesday condemned an attempt to mur der four Turkish Cypriots blamed on other Greek Cypriots Two Turks were killed one was Cites growing pressure Resigns in late meeting ANAMOSA AP Ray Pur cell 64 resigned early Tuesday as warden of the Anamosa Mens Reformatory following daylong meeting with the State Board of Control during which some prisoners created a minor disturbance PurceU who said5last faille wanted to retire asked that he be relieved of the post effective May 1 Prisoners rioted at the refor rr atory last Octoberand set o a prison industries building PurceU remainedon the job but said he wanted to retire this summer Monday the Board of Control and Benjamin Baer state direc tor of corrections met at the in stitution to discuss reformatory affairs Inmates learned of the meeting and a large gtoup of the prisoners demanded ah au dience with the officials which was granted It was after midnight 7hen Jim 0 Henry chairman of the Board of Controlannounced that PurceUs resignation had been accepted with regrets I guess he was tired of whole thing Henry said The board issued this state ment V Mr PurceU said that the continued pressure of managing he reformatoryvwas more than le caredjtd fzice in view of the fact that he planned to retire later this rear anyway The board saidPurceU Jhad his vacation time coming and was leaving immediately Baer will serve as acting warden until asuccessor is ap pointed The prisoners congregated in the yard as usual after supper but a group which PurceU esti mated at 75 to 100 decUned to leave the yard wher it was time to return to the cellblocks They demanded a conference with board officials Henry said board members talked with the men on a vari Resolution would demand warranty on road building DES MOINES reso lution asking that highway pav ing contractors be required to guarantee their work for five 7 o VS A iX LUL LI V t ed immediately after the House years was before Ihe Iowa Sen defeated 7036 Monday the first ate Tuesday committees proposal could In filing the measure Monday Sen Richard Turner RCouncil Bluffs said he did not think a contractor should be absolved of responsibility once his work is inspected and found to meet On the inside r WIDOW SON VIEW BODY Thetidowtf ben Douglas MacArthur and son Arthur w a 1 k away with heads bowed after visiting the generals Editorials 4 Society news Clear Lake news 8 Sports news 1213 Mason City news Latest markets 15 Comics U Transit timetable IS Classified pages North news specifications Turner said he understands that is the present practice of the State Highway Commission He and Sen D C Nolan RIowa City have pressed for an inves tigation of the commission by the Legislative Interim Commit tee His resolution did not say ety of subjects and they went back to their cells There were reports that law enforcement officials in eastern what type of guarantee should be required Turner indicated he did not expect the resolution would be called up at the spe1 cial session of the legislature but ho wanted to bring it to public attention Turner said a fiveyear guar antee on highway work probably would increase paving costs but he didnt know how much Resolutions such has his do not have the effect of law and thus would not be binding on the Highway Commission Another resolution involving the Highway Commission was introduced by Sen Donald Ben eke RLaurens It calls for signs readmg dangerous when wet to be placed at appropriate places on Iowa highways RAY PURCELL To go on vacation Iowa and state highway patrol men were alerted as a precau tionary measure but Purcell de nied that any had been caUed Ir Des Moines Gov Harold Hughes said at a news confer ence Tuesday that the inmates complaints principally about food and clothing He said Henry told him that apparently there was no inmate dissatis faction with PurceU The governor added that board members flew to Ana mosa Monday morning and spent about an hour in the pris on yard talking with the in mates Members of the Board of Con the prisoners corn that the convicts they are paying for a sixounce jar of instant coffee is too high and that visitors room at the reforma tary is too small ;