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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Vote bill fight set in Senate Cleared by committee By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON AP The Senate Judiciary Committee has cleared tle voting rights without recommendation setting the stage floor fight for bill thus bitter the as a re By a 124 vote Friday night the committee sent the meas ure designed to prevent denial of voting rights because of race or color to the full Senate Democratic Leader Mansfield of Montana said de bale will begin April 21 fol lowing the Easter recess In its present form the legisla ion goes beyond that suggested by President Johnson In wide areas of the South the bill would bar literacy tests for the qualification of voters and permit the appointment of fed eral registrars It also would prohibit levying of poll taxes quircment for voting Earlier in the day a House judiciary subcommittee ap proved a similar plan Hie full House Judiciary Committee will start work on the bill Tuesday A daylong dispute in the Sen ate committee ended without agreement shortly before mid The chairmin Sen James O Eastland DMiss and other Southerners who have de nounced the bill as unconstitu tional cast the four votes against reporting it The Dixie forces are expected to decide later whether to filibuster Sen Jacob K Javits RNY one of the committee members who previously had led a sue eessful drive for broadening the measure said the bill now has everything in it to make it ef fective He said it is a stronger bill than the administration first submitted and also stronger The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 10 WS UOc Paper Consist of Two Aisoclated Full Wirea 53 broad school bill K K Historic aid to education bill capsuled WASHINGTON Heres a rundown on the historic aid to education bill passed by the Senate Friday night PROVISIONS Student aid billion to be given public school districts which have a min imum of 10 pupils from families with an annual in come of less than or who are on relief The fed eral government will supply half the districts average per pupil cost for every so called impoverished young ster billion to help districts create or im prove school libraries and to buy books andother in structional materials with a 11 school children public and private sharing in the benefits Centers million to help school districts set up educational centers to pro vide supplementary serv ices for aJl students public and private Research million for research programs aimed at improving educational techniques General aid million to help departments of ed ucation handle their re quirements under the bills provisions COSTS First year About billion in fiscal 1966 Second year Undeter mined but administration sources estimate bil lion in fiscal 1967 Third year Undeter mined but administration sources estimate b i 1 lion in fiscal 1968 SCOPE Pupil aid Officials esti mate there a r e 5 million youngsters in the impover ished families and that 90 per cent of the nations 26 000 public school districts will share in this aid Libraries Officials say more than 53 per cent of the nations 102400 public schools have no libraries while others are deemed in adequate Wesley school burns Winds fan big blaze WESLEY Wesley Elcmcn tary School was destroyed by fire early Saturday The alarm was turned in at about 7 am but the fire fanned by 30 to 40 mile per hour winds was out of control by the time Wesley fire trucks arrived at the scene According to Fire Chief Dr II H Raney the origin of thci fire has not been determined loss was noon than a revised version drafted hy Republican Leader Everett Al Dirksen of Illinois in coop eration with Atty Gen Nicholas KaUcnhach Hut al sides agreed the final form of the legislation remains to be worked out in the floor battle that lies ahead Dirksen fold after the Judiciary Committee com pleted its work he had never seen a more difficult or ab slruse bill lie said previously some of the broadening amend ments jeopardized it both from a constitutional and political standpoint The basic structure of the Senate and House bills is similar but they differ in the formulas determining what slates and counties are to be covered The Mouse bill would apply automatically to states and counties using voter qualifica tion tests or devices if less than half of their adult population registered or voted last Novem er with Corwilh il has been This would take in Alabamauscd Jllst for kindergarten 5th Kill J otu J rrit Alaska Georgia Louisiana Mississippi South Carolina No estimate of the available Saturday The 70yearold two story frame building is a quartermile southwest of town and south of Highway 18 No other build ings are close enough to have been threatened by the flames A new brick gymnasium ad joining the old building was saved When it became appar ent that the frame structure was going to burn completely the firemen pushed the walls and the roof of the older setlion away from the brick walls No wai in the building at fire broke out injuries re the time the There were no ported The building once included the high school Since the mcrg Corwilh Mankato Minn in lake A southwest section of Mankato Minn lies in lake Saturday created by floodwaters of the Blue Earth River rampaging tributary to the bulging Minnesota River The long building in the left back Photofax ground is Mankato Senior High School where the basement was flooded by surrounding water up to 8 feet deep and halted classes for 1200 students To the far left is the Mankato business section Des Moines waters rise 300 families homeless Rinia 34 counties in North Caro lina and three other counties outside the South The Senate bill adds to this formula an exemption for stales or counties in which less than 20 per cent of the votingage pop ulation is nonwhite thus leav ing out about half of Virginia al of Alaska and some other in and outside the 8th grades The BJ THE ASSOCMTKO PRKSS Wesley High School Floodweary Iowa continued building is in Corwilh The fire was discovered the janitor when he opened the school for some pupils who were to leave for a school event in Ventura School records were kept in steel cabinets Firemen follow ing the direction of school pcr thc battle by Saturday against high alert at the water same time for the predicted return of ness Administration and GenelArmy Engineers in DCS Moincs Hoffman of the Farmers Housbefore ing Administration From the air farm lands ap peared dotted with countless lakes and even mounds of ice These were the developments in somc placos as the state rounded out a week rain of flood watching The weather Bureau forecast sonncl were able to carry the showers and thunderstorms cabinets to safely Some books Inside The Globe counties South were brought out But another provision in the chimneys arc all that Senate bill would extend coverof the building age to any state or county in which less than 25 per cent of the Negroes of voting age are registered Sponsors of Ibis amendment said il would broaden the bills automatic coverage to a num ber of counties in Arkansas Florida Tennessee and John sons home state of Texas Aside from this coverage for mula the attorney general would be empowered by both bills to seek court orders per mitting federal registration of voters in other areas where he could prove discriminatory denial of voting rights Two is left starting in the west and ending flying over the flood areas They are Reps Ncal Smith of Ankcny Stanley Grcigg of Sioux City and Bert Bandstra of Pella all Demo crats The Des Moines and Cedar was Rivers both of which flow studying reports of flood damsoutheasterly into the Missis age before recommending River wcre the chief re Go v Hughes said he President Johnson parts of Io wa that should be declared as in the southeast Saturday nightjdisaster areas where federal The rampaging Des fPr rePair will be River crept higher by the hour at the city of Des Moines which counted a total of 300 families made homeless by flooding in the outskirts Although northern Iowa has seen its river crests pass Red Cross officials said that 1300 of Clear Lake news 3 the many persons routed out of Editorials 4 their homes are still being cared Newman Surveyor 5 for in hotels and motels As of news 6 Friday 2600 emergency flood Society news 8 Sports 910 available maining flood culprits The Des Moines River was ex pected to crest Sunday in the state capital city at 28 feet about two feet under its record Cherokee and Waterloo were crest of 302 feet in 1954 Viet beef up is continuing Action hailed byLBJ Cost to be biilion Tht billion SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Another 1400 US US officials in Washington expressed belief that if there WASHINGTON AP Senate passed the school bill Friday night com pleting congressional action on the broadest aid bill ever for nations grade and high schools The measure is keyed to a goal of improving education in povertystricken areas but it also includes indirect benefits for private and parochial school pupils The Senate vote was 73 to 58 Earlier the House had ap proved an identical measure 263 to 153 All that is needed to make it Marines waded ashore at Da was a US Red Chinese encottn Saturday as the United tor il was probably a passing law is President Johnsons sig States continued to beef up its brush rather than a deliberate nature and that should be forth coming soon for he considers combat muscle around the big action air base jusl 120 miles south of Communist North Viet Nam Peking said Communist Chi nese jets drove eight American aircraft away from Hainan Is land Friday American pilots had reported a brief dogfight with Communist jets 35 miles from Hainan and said one of the Sovietbuilt MIGs was believed downed They did identify the The landed Leatherneck at Da Nang battalion the legislation of toppriority reinforces some 3000 Marines already based there Johnson hailed the Senate ac tion and declared MIGs as North Chinese Vietnamese or Yanks move on autobahn I dont know of another sin Brig Gen Frederick piece of legislation that will commander of the 9th Marinehelp so many for so little cost Expeditionary Brigade said For every one of the billion dol anolhcr battalion would arrive lars that we spend on this pro in the next few days and be as signed to the Hue area north of Da Nang and only 50 miles from the border gram will come back tenfold as school dropouts change to school graduates Mrs Lydia Bohls of Stone Navy landing craft broughtwall Tex who went to grade the Marines ashore floschool with the President said lilla of US 7th Fleet ships anhe will sign the bill into law chored about a mile offshore Sunday afternoon at their old There were at least 10 ships in one room Junction School near Stonewall The White House would the bay Karen said the battalion will be deployed in the hills west of the Da Nang airstrip They ther conflrm nor deny thls brought with them tanks 105 Tnc President had asked that mm howitzers and other matedthe House version be accepted al A squadron of Marine attack fighter planes is expected soon BERLIN first Marines have wanted their four convoys carrying hundreds own air strike arm which would of American combat troops reached Berlin Saturday along the autobahn after only routine Communist checks It was the first largescale among places likely to be rec ommended Three Iowa congressmen who came to Iowa to inspect dam age areas were informed by the Farm Home Administration in Washington that it was making Cedar Rapids was prepared to handle its crest of the Cedar River Saturday but had high water problems which forced several families out of lowlands A railroad bridge north of the city was closed Friday requir Mason Latest City news1713 markets 12 workers were being fed by the state is expected to run much Red Cross in 12 Iowa cities higher than that FHA loans are Gov Harold Hughes returned available only in areas of less million available for flood ing freights to be rerouted on damage loans to Iowa farmers tracks Total flood damage in the to DCS Moincs late Friday after ComicsH an aerial tour of floodstricken Classified page 17 areas with two federal officials North Iowa news IIBill Nelson of the Small Btisi and through Cedar Rapids causing traffic jams than 2500 population Iowa cit ies big and small have suffered heavily from Some 30 ef families rvac uatcd in the Des Moines area were receiving aid at the Red in Veterans Aud 15 locations Des Bar visitors at Mankato Br The Aiiociatcd Press In Minnesota Mankato a city of 32000 appeared the hardest hit by floods Some 8000 persons have left their homes as t he Minnesota River surged more than 10 feet above flood stage National Guardsmen and jmained possible that they might do so later in the day because be available at all times The US and Vietnamese fighters and bombers based at Da Nang are often all away either on strikes against North Viet Nam or against the Viet Cong without amendment to avoid a conference which might have produced some stumbling block to the bill This strategy led to bitter Re publican complaints that tha Senate was surrendering its leg islative responsibilities to the White House There also were charges Joined in by some Southern uu u u Democrats that the aid alloca A though the Marines role mtion formuias in the bm do not Viet Nam has been descnbcd as rcally help the iowincome defense of the air base and states vvnere scnool freeing Vietnamese forces for the fight against the Viet Cong resources allied troop movement since the Soviets and the East Germans began harassing the vital life line six days ago The four convoys consisted of 452 men in 103 vehicles They were under the command of Lt Col Edward J Geaney Jr of New York City icaused speculation that the usesisled the formula was fair to The three other groups which 0 American combat units onboLh Poor and wealthy states entered the autobahn at Helmlhe ground mjght be immincnt are slimmest Sen Wayne Morse DOre the continued buildup has floor manager for the bill in stedt this morning were report ed movingnormally along the 110mile highway that connects West Berlin with West Germa ny The Communists made no at tempt to close down the high way as they have every day since Monday this week It re state police barred all visitors and sightseers from the city Some 6000 volunteer workers filled sandbags to protect dikes The Red Cross esti mated about 450 houses and business establishments have been flooded The waters have not reached the downtown business section they claim that RussianEast Jail students for being Red party members LISBON Portugal AP A political court convicted six Portuguese students Saturday German maneuvers will go belonging to the along the autobahn route party It sentenced average per Sunday them to from 12 to 17 months in in the state The first troops were from the 4th Battalion of the 18th In fantry Regiment normally sta tioned in Berlin They have been prison The six Technical University students all in their early 20s had denied any connection with training in southern Germany Communist party orium ers congressmen were brief ed by officials of the Corps of Radiation test fails due to radio trouble CAPE KENNEDY FJa AP An Air Force rocket probe that carried a cargo of simulat ed human tissues into the heart of the Van Allen radiation belt apparently failed to produce Iowa 27 west usable data because of radio with Iowa Z22 trouble DUAL FEEDING BY NEW TANKER PLANE The new Victor Tankor plane due to enter service with the British RAF Bomber Command this sum mer is shown in flight refueling trials with two British supersonic Lightning Fighters This version of v the Victor with two refueling pods will be followed later in the year by one which can refuel three aircraft simultaneously n Wsattwr on the pounding Qn the northern outskirts of DCS Moines no north south roads were open for a fivemile sec tion extending west from Sec ond Avenue The North Western Railroad announced that because of flood ed tracks at Cedar Rapids and Marshalltown none of its freight trains wcre operating in Iowa The Jowa Highway Commis sion reported these state roads closed because of high water of its junction old Iowa 5 at Cherokee Iowa 14 north of Marshalltown Iowa 17 miles south of Emmetsburg US 18 east of US 169 US 20 in Ced ar Falls Iowa 31 north and south of Correctionville Iowa 42 west of Riverton Iowa 46 at the south edge of Des Moincs US 59 at the south edge of Cherokee US 218 in Cedar Falls Iowa 147 from US 18 to Rockford Highway IS east of Spencer was closed to truck traffic i North Iowa Weather outlook and ending Saturday niajht Saturday night Generally fair but with vari Sunday 2 He emphasized also that present allocations would be in effect only for one year so Con gress can go into the subject thoroughly again in 1966 Parochial schools will benefit as the long stalemate in Con gress over the churchstate is sue finally was broken The major section of the bill authorizes billion to be dis tributed among school districts on this formula Onehalf of the pupil expenditure multiplied by the number of children in the dis trict from families with or less annual income and from families on the aid to dependent children relief program About 5 million children quail fy under this formula But the bills sponsors agreed that the aid also would improve the quality of overall education in the schools concerned Tentative administration mates of proposed expansions are that billion will be sought in fiscal 1967 starting July 1 1966 and billion in fiscal 1968 On the showdown Senate vote Democrats and 18 Republi cans supported the measure Opposed were 4 Democrats all Southerners and 14 Republi cans KINGSIZE STRETCH AND A YAWN Goliath AP Photofax the Philadelphia Zoos elephant seal which tips the scale at more than a ton and a half and atill is growing lets out with an elephantsize yawn and a backbending stretch The unusual tail assembly is Goliaths rear flippers or actually his hind feet He bends double in his Springtime yawn and occasionally scratches the back of his neck with his hind feet Goliath is five years old SAM I WMU TraHta ;