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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Tht twly Newspaper A I newspaper that makes all North I owans neighbors voc w Home Edition PMM Md Uoitod iBUnutional Full Wlrw MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APtlL W4 10e Paper Consuls of Two I IN inal remap confusing Si it presses emergency ro Strike set for negotiations POPE Pope Paul VI speaks to prisoners in the rotunda of Hernia Coeh or Queen of Heaven Jail in Rome It was the secondsuch visit of a RomanCatholic pontiff in recent history Pope John XXIII made the first in 1958 To negotiate in doctors strike BRUSSELS Belgium mier Theo Lefevres govern ment announced Thursday it is opening negotiations at once with Belgiums 12000 doctors and dentists who have been on strike for nine days The an nouncement said conditions were ripe for ending the strike Interior Minister Arthur Gil son made t h e announcement after a 4V4hour cabinet meet ing V In t preliminary contact with strike leaders Gilson said he found conditions ripe for end ing the strike which h a s de prived Belgiums nine millions of normal medical attention Only the gravely ill have re ceived emergency treatment in hospitals Both the government and the leaders of the doctors and den North Iowa Weather outlook fair ffwwfi Fri day Slightly warmer TWs day tows in JH Friday m mM Wvettwr MI lists had minimized the tance of meeting but the government radio said somethings moving Some strikers particularly general practitioners in rural Flemish areas resumed house calls and seeing patients in offices Mason City ans house tailing down she says Mrs Martin Rasntussens house is falling down T She noticed earlier this week that the walls were cracking She started check WASHINGTQN tary of Labor W Willard Wirtz pressed emergency negotiating sessions Thursday in an effort to head off a nationwide rail strike at midnight After a night sessionrunning into the early Wirtz met with union represent atives again at10 aim Rail road negotiators sched uled to join the session later ne la bbr sec ret ary indie ated that he planned tokeep negoti ations going right on through to the strike deadline if no agree ment was reached He had reported no progress when the night session ended at 3J15 am H EGilbert president of the AFLCIO Brotherhood of Loco motive Firemen and Engine men absent from Wednesdays sessions caine to the 10 am meeting Gilbert declined comment on the prospects of averting a strike I just got here was his answer to questions from newsmen Charles Luna president of the AFLCIO Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen was ex pected Wednesday afternoon uniem and nearly 200 railroads are involved in the dispute As the allnight sessions end ed Wirtz indicated that Presi dent Johnson was gravely worried about the prospect that a rail strike might seriously damage the nations economy The ability or failure to reach agreement will determine whether there is or is not a ma jor disruption Kin the nations present encouraging economic advance Wirtz said earlier had announced he would hold the union and management negotiators in con tinuous sessions but a snag de veloped when two Bunion presi dents were unable to arrive here iiu time for the hastily called conference The recess came at am after about seven hours of talks Wirtz said that when the dis cussions got down to the specif ic points in dispute the absence war house Iowa City Route 3 is destroyed by fire Nis wander his wife andfour children escaped from the AP PhQtofax Qoax blaze after being Awakened by two State University of Iowa students wouldbere jected by Hhe 1965 legislature candidates for governor this year declared Thursday that the permanent reapportionment plan passed by the GOPcon trolled legislature will not be come part of the Iowa Con stitution Democratic Gov Harold Hughes seeking a second term and Atty Gen Evan Hultman the only GOPcandidate for gov jected by the1965 legislature the courts of the voters Hughes called it hasty and illconceived and a nightmare of galloping malapportion ernor predicted the constitu ment Hultman said I dont think anything that falls short of tne temporary plan enacted during the special session will ulti mately meet the of the nextlegislature the courts and A1 i the voters Women disappointed at permanent remap 1 F of the two union chiefs became ing Wednesday she discovered that eight steel jacks which previously had supported the home at 1212 S Federal are no longer there A fire ex tinguisher also is missing she told police The house had been rented until April 1 she said but those renters know nothing about the missing jacks Neither do the neighbors It is a complication that I had not fully anticipated the secretary said WILL MEDIATE BUDAPEST Hungary Communist sources report that Romania has informed the So viet Union and Red China they were willing to try again to mediate a truce in the ideologi cal dispute between Moscow and Peking The delegates of nuuiiicijL ciiairman tor tne 2 local leagues of the Iowa League of Women Voters said League of Women Voters Thursshelistened by radio to the final lav i SAME DATElHlm WASHINGTONvi UPHFrom the sometimes fractious House of Representatives President Johnson had two legislative plums Thursday They Thebig and controversial wheatcotton subsidy bill a top priority election year measure on his desk and ready for his final signature House approval of the food sUmp program a key part of Cotton and food day declared iheir disappoint ment regarding the permanent legislative reapportionment plan passed Wednesday night by the special session of the General Assembly l In a statement offered by Mrs Howard Dresser of Mason City the members meeting in state councilat Hotel ILaFayette said that the plan fails to measure up to their minimum standards for an adequate reapportionment uill f Specific abjections concerned excessive populations deviation among IHouse districts and in adequate populationrepresenta tion in the composition of the Senate League criteria for a reappor tionment plan have included a nonlegislative bipartisan redis tricting authority assurance for adequate and real reappor tionment every 10 years and House representation to be based on population and a Sen ate representation based on a combination of area and popula tion Mrs Dresser who is state re apportionment chairman for the legislative on reappor tionment Wednesday night and talked with Sen David Shaff in Clinton Thursday Reports of league observers at Des Moines also helped make clear that the bill passed does not meet league standards for adequate reapportionment legis lation Mrs Dresser told the GlobeGazette Shaff who opposed the plan finally passed by the General Assembly told Mrs Dresser he is definitely of the opinion that consideration to aconstitutibna assessmentotfhevalue of the amendment iPPTid afllfoc n Al wr legislatures work amendmentT on the Hughes I dont Ihihk much good came of it weeks were very profitahly spent because they did produce a specific pro posal for consideration what ever its virtue and faults might be Hughes arid Hultman indicat ed that reapportiohment would not be a major campaign issue Both men the legisla te for the temporary plan Hughes said this plan lighted a beacon of hope but added last mght the light went out Hultman said the temporary plan is something very fair for all lowans It was the important thing to be accomplished be cause it corrects malapportion ment and allows time to give wording of the bill would not al to take effect until 1973 There was disagreement in the legislature as to how soon it would take effect Mrs Dresser and Mrs Marvin Wolter of Mason City were at tending the state meeting as nembers of the leagues state ward Also attending from Ma son City were Mrs Robert S Kinsey and Mrs E W Kopal delegates from the Mason City eague Hultman said the has several technical flaws which would make it unworkthe people cS able or unconstitutional even if without opportunity for even a imple amendment Hughes said the plan is full of unworkable provisions lawyers dream Passed by both houses DES Iowa Legislature closed its spe cial session Thursday after passing a permanent tionmeht plan that left many legislators confused about iti real provisions The legislature worked far into Wednesday night to pass the measure Critics called it a lawyers dream saying it New plan House of 114 Senate of 50 would take years of litigation to resolve several apparent con flicts in the plan Clocks were stopped in both houses as the legislature mount ed its final drive to wind up thrf special session on its 45th day The Senate finally passed thV compromise measure work the third conference committee named to resolve differences between Senate and House ver sions of the bill and quit work at pm Wednesday Few in either house appeared to believe the plan calling for a 114member House apportioned on a population basis and a 50 member Senate apportioned primarily on area would get through the 1965 legislature or tt i4 JCJ i Hultman said the overall per fofmance of the Republican leg islature will be a distinct plus inhis campaign for governor legislature or Hughes said the majority if it did would be accepted by party had an opportunity to the people orthe federal courts make chose to If this had been the final make politics They wanted to Passagp of the proposed consti have their cake and eat tutional amendment said Rep espouse majority rule in the inMax Kreager R Newton I terim plan and minority control think a lot of votes would have in the permanent plan But dechanged spite thesetback Iowa can and shall move forward because the u ultimate political power resides City agreed but he in the people said he thought it was good that Robert Naden lWebster City agreed but he vt meanrPtheTlegisIature had measure a plan on We now have something that Out of it may come the prin Vrf T 4i VW111C 111C IJXlIl it were otherwise acceptable ciples the next legislature will He said it was conceived disfollow in passing a permanent cussed and passed oh one day reaPPortionment plan IT A rt r cf Jf t constitutional amendment REMAP Continued on page 2 Way cleared for election in temporary remapping DES MOINES State of ficials said Thursday that the refusal of a U S Supreme his declared war on poverty This goes to i the Senate where it must awaitvaction in dim future after the civil rights bill is disposed of The House acted on both measures after a hot bothered and bewildering session that be gan at 11 am Wednesday and didnt end until am Thursday food stamp plan passed 1 handily by a 229189 margin in spite of a long campaign of de laying action by Republican op ponents It got the support of 216 Democrats and 13 Republi cans while 163 Republicans and 26 Democrats were opposed But the wheatcotton bill was a cliffhanger approved 211 to 203 A switch of five votes would have changed the outcome That vote came well after midnight under a procedure that limited a Of fuoV w up witn a new pan for n a rest at the Statehouse while a nent legislative reapportionment Court justice to interfere with Iowas temporary legislative reapportionment plan clears the way for elections in the new Iowa Senate and House districts this year Candidates will be able to file their nomination papers and run in the June primary On the inside Editorials 4 Society news 567 Sports news CubGazette 13 Mason City news 1415 Comics 14 Clear Lake news 17 North Iowa news 20 debate to one hour and banned any amendments A tense hush came over the chamber as the last stragglers were being recorded in the well of the House a circular area ir front of the speakers chair Suddenly Republican leader Charles A Halleck of In diana demanded that the well of the House be cleared a rule seldom invoked Speaker John W McCormack programs are approved of of Massachusetts replied mildly that the Democrats should get a turn after a group of Repub licans had recorded their votes He told the remaining Demo crats to step back a pace and continue A torrent of boos came from Republicans a measure of the feeling that had built up during the long sessioq Veteran ob servers in the press gallery could not recall a similar occur rence Republicanscharged that big city Northern Democrats had entered into an unholy alli ance with Southern conserva tives trading their support for the food stamp bill in return for support of the cottonwheat bill The food stamp program ex pands and makes permanent a pilot operation v Under it needy families would buy food stamps with the portion of their income they would normally spend for food The stamps would be redeem able at the grocery for than the cash paid in andwould buy just about any food item The idea is to increase the riety and food value for poverty stricken families some of which are now getting a direct dote of surplus food stocks owned by the government milk dried eggs and the ;