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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 21, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Plant 1 j v 1 I J 1 a nerve gos for the U S iOITORt WOT At Plant in western Indiana the United lutes makes doadly MS in stay ahead of just so ho wont be tempted JAMES t POLK NEWPORT a cloistered complex of buildings on a hill in western Indiana the CAREFUL HANDLING FOR DEADLY GAS Artillery shells filled with a nerve gas are carefully moved by a worker at the Newport Chemical Plant near Terre Haute Ind The plant is the nations major supply center for nerve gas Extreme precautions are taken to protect the 300 civilian em ployes at the plant and guard its se curity Dairymen protest use of cream substitutes 2 am Sunday the decided Monday night By RON SPEER DBS MOINES AP Dairy men across the state5 are pro testing what they claim is in eeasing use by restaurants of for cream Secretary of Agriculture L B Liddy said Tuesday that in the last two weeks he has received numerous complaints from dai ry organizations and individual producers of dairy products councilmen present came after ion almost no opposition was voiced either from the councilmen law he added Apparently a rants are Bang lot of restau jnade from vegetable products in place plaints havebeen aimed at res taurants in the Fort Dodge area of cream Liddysaid Unless customers are in jifwti 9m y formed that substitutes1 are betaurants are doing away with ing served this is against the cream and using these other products because they are We are charged with protectcheaper Liddy said representation Liddy said many com says it will r M defend air space BULLETIN 1 WASHINGTON on Presi dent Johnsen Mid TuMcUy it is essential that the U S to send reconnaissance planes over Cuba1 and warned that it will defend Cuban air space Foreign Minister Raul Roa maintain overflights of Cuba signed a threatening note to the to determine whether any now US offensive missiles are being installed there HAVANA Castro government Monday night re jected US claims to the right Hultman would stay uncommitted Atty Gen Evan Hultman only announced Republican can didate for governor of Iowa said in an interview here Tues day that he isnt committed to any Republican presidential nominee r Theres no question about it said Hnltman I win stand uncommitted if selected as a delegate to the national conven tion Hyftman saidhe will soefc se lection as a delegateThe dele gates to the national Republi can convention will be selected at toe Republican state conven tion in Des Moines Wednesday If I had a choice I would like to see Bourke B Hicken looper our senior senator lamed as a favorite sos candi date for president on the first ballot in San Francisco I feel he shevM have this honor for his service in the Sen ate and to his nation Hultman was in Mason City to address a school sponsored by the Iowa Chiefs of Police and Peace Officers Association Inc North Iowa Weather outlook Variable cloudiness ecea tienal Kejlit rain Twwday aa ffvWt US government after ton warned that its planes will continue to fly over Cuba and that use of Soviet missiles against them would create a highly dangerous situation In his note delivered to Swiss Ambassador Emil Stadelbofer for transmission to the United States Roa replied The US government would bear responsibility exclusively for creating this dangerous sit uation by violating national air space and ignoring international law t The government of Cuba does not recognize any right claimed by the US government for f such violation and rejects entirely its nqte of March 27 1964 ia which it ratifies cynical ly its aim to maintain these spv ing flights over Cuban terri tory These blackmailing and threatening statements will not frighten the Cuban people or prevent them defending with dignity and courage their sovereignty and their rights Roa the ment has protested repeatedly against these flagrant violations of Cubas sovereignty and the most elementary principles of international law which endan ger international peace and se curity The dairymen say These were joined by many themselves or from a packed mor in central council chamber audience Center Marion Mechanicsville The Cerro Gordo County Marshalltown r i n n e 11 La board of supervisors Tuesday Porte City Iowa City Spring said the hours at the Courtville Newhall Mount Vernon house would conform with dayLisbon Dike Dysart and Rein light time in Mason City Several other North Iowa responsibility to comply the laVis up to the restau we can tell they are properly la beled when are sold to res taurants But state law requires that if substitutes are used er shallbe informed This can be done by posting a sign in viewof the general public by printing the information on the menu or by labeling the serving utensils is entitled to know what he is being served Liddy said Abovt15 months ago the Iowa Department of Agriculture alert ed its inspectors to watch for illegal use of substitutes for cream rl r But apparently the substi tutes never caught on very well and food division Now for some reason getting numerous are we com plaints Hart said Inspectors have again been told to watch forv violations Violaters of the law are subCU fine or 30 days in jail Hart said Inside The Globe FTS FUN TO swing your right and left Pafe 8 Society news Comics It Farm news 1314 Clear Leke news timetable 22 Classified V 2223 United States brews and bottles one of wars deadliest weapons It is nerve gas a stealthy assassin that is odorless taste less and virtually invisible A drop breathed or soaked into the skin can kill At the end of an assembly line laced with 40 miles of pipes the liquefied gas is poured into rockets land mines and artil lery secret The facility housed in a for mer atomic energy installation now known as the Newport Chemical Plant is the nations major supply centerfor nerve gas It has been in operation 24 hours a day for three years Details on the gas are secret but a plant official describes it as of times more toxic than any commercial chemical An publication only that the gas can deathwithin four minutes A congressional report says Jeff than a minutes expoeure Tr The newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 1M LOBEVjAZETTE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 21 1964 eopyThij Piper CttuMi Two On Associated Full Leased Wire No el son City on tim This stuff here Was original ly developed as an iwecticide says a vice president of thf FMC Corp which operated the L plant under a gdvernment con tract i The chemicals which form the nerve gas are and boiled in a plumbers nightmare of pipes furnaces pumping towers and reaction vats At one point the product looks like frozen milk In a separate the gas is pumped into rockets and other munitions by automatic equipment in a sealed compart ment The equipment fills the rocket Xrays it to con tents rinses and dries it and checks for leaks From Newport the rockets artillery shells are shipped normal Army supply chan nels says Lt Col William J Tisdale officer in charge attho plantHe will siy no more Everythingwe have here wo would like for the public to bow but we dont want tho Russians to know Tisdale ex plains The nerve gas is dispersed in ar carrier ex and in Crescb WaiikdnAlta Vista New Hampton Nashua Eldora and West Un beck The Des Moines City Commis rommimiHo j ui Jca miuneb UOmmiS commumties Monday night and sion is scheduled to act on the North Iowa towns set time to act MORRISON GtobeOoietle State Editor A number of key North Iowa communities still have not acted on the proposal of switch to day light saving time but indica tions were that action would be forthcoming soon at most places Here is towns the status of these CLEAR LAKE The City last year said E L Hart Council discussed daylight time chief of thedepartments dairy Monday but action was de ferred Fast time from Memori al Day to Labor Day was fa vored by some members De tails on Clear Lake news page NORTHWOOD Mayor Dr B H Osten said he is calling a special meeting of thecity couri tt i ts soon as hc can gt ject to penalties of up to together He said there is little doubt Northwood must go on fast time since it is between Al bert Lea and Mason City with residents working in both towns There will be some confusion however since Albert Lea with the rest of Minnesota will not start daylight time until Me morial Day GARNER Mayor Dr A G Landon said the merchants Tuesday were circulating ape tition asking for a vote on the matter He said if there are enough merchants favoring the meeting was to on tht come of the vote but said NORTH IOWA Continued en Pate 2 says fast time will at 2 am on the fourth Sunday form City Council The Mason City vr ni i Mason Gity to cooperate and to maintain daylight saving time inApriland will continue until 2 am of the first Sunday in Oc tober Oct 4 It states that the council en dorses daylight saving time and the city offices and its em ployes operate on day light saving In addition the resolution re quests all businesses industries organizations profes The main force behind day ht saving time was petitions circulated throughout the city in FAST TIME Continued on Page 2 Hughes for statewide time change DES MOINES AP Elarold Hughes said Tuesday he favors statewide adoption of daylightsaving time He commented at a news con ference after 21 more Iowa towns adoptedthetime change Monday effective Sunday It would be much simpler for me personally if the state was all on daylight time Hughes said I believe the state undoubt edly will go to daylight saving Tney Plan to have 2000 cars time on a statutory basis in the tun out of gas on future cess roads to the fairgrounds in The governor said the adopQueens snarling traffic to call LIVES WITH HICCUPS Mrs aid of Atlanta who has had the hiccups for 10 months says shell have to live with them Most of the spasms come regularly at 90 times to the minute Here Mrs McDonald demonstrates an unsuccessful home remedy popping a paper bag after blowing her breath mto it She has received more than 2000 let ters suggesting remedies ranging from sniffing pep per to major surgery Donf like waitress who selves I ATLANTA1 fi After 10 months with the hiccups Mrs Lucy McDonald has decided she will ha ve to live with ithem Ive tried eyerythiug and there is nothing that can do the 38yearold redhaired divorcee said Tuesday And now she has a new problem She lost her job as the time during her siege with the hiccups It was a kind of a mutual agreement between my em Second one this spring Tornado hits southwest Iowa t tornado Wiecked fann buildings and in jured woman here Monday night asit began a northeast ward sweep bfc about TO miles touching down intermittently The Highway Patnrt said the worst just north cast this Fremont County community but some destruc tion was reported at other points as far north as Interstate 80 northeast of Atlantic Mrs Anne Chaney of Shenan doah suffered cuts and bruises when the storm wrestled her car off Highway 59 near Imogene She was taken to Sheaandoah for treatment but the Highway Patrol said her injuries were not serious Imogene is about 25 miles west of Yorktown where an April 12 tornado killed one wom an and most buildings Imogene Mayor Tony Maher said a vacant tenant house on the Pat Martin farm about two miles northeast o here was Mown down He said barns also wert destroyed at the farms of Johnny Martin and Lou Laugh lin in the same area The Highway Patrol said the tornado apparently began its march near the northeast corner of Fremont County and moved up west of Red Oak then dam aged a farm near Elliott passed southeast of Griswold then moved between Wiota and At lantic before dissipating just north of Interstate 80 The system which spawned the twister continued northeast ward through Iowa as showers and thunderstorms ployerand myself she said Who wants a waitress with the hiccups Mrs McDonald said she has not worked for about five weeks and I dont know where the rent money is com ing from I think we will have move Mrs McDonald and her three children live in an apart ment The distraught mother said she sometimes notices that the hiccups leave her as she dozes off to sleep at night But often when I realize they are gone I wake up kind of startled And then they start all over again They are with me all my waking hours Who wants to hire you when youre jumping around with the hiccups she asks They al tell you youre the lady with the hiccups Im sorry but we cant use you SAM I DATIlHJUt in in order that it may be uni it tion of fast time by some cities while others remain on ard time caused a great deal order of trouble last year and will cause a lot more this year larger cities in eastern tlmebut v daylight time u would be tan Executive It kills byattackingtho body transmitting nervesignals for muscles to expand Whien ihis fluid iscrippled muscles continue to constrict and the body strangles its own vital organs There is ah anti dote atropine but it must be injected1quickly and the gas gives no warning l v M a re is inexpensive The Newport operation spends about Vz million less than the cost of one jet bomber v The plant mcludes a complete hospitalTen per cent of the operating budget is spent on safety Therehis never plant fatality a Contrary to popular belief the United States is not bbiind by any treaties the use of nerve gas T r Tisdale describes the Newport operation simply as a race to stay ahead of any aggressor so he wont be tempted Still plan Of Worlds Fair T i v i i NEW YORK AP Tho Worlds Fair auto stallin set or openmg day Wednesday is on despite a court order forbid ding it civil rights organizers attention to civil rights cam here The restraining issued Monday would the organizers subject to contempt of court citations u Newspaper reports of plans to Hughes said that most of the also tie up fairbound subway Iowa and commuter trains were de by Marshall England added he doesnt believe the inchairman of the Manhattan crease m fast time cities was chapter of the Congress of Ra brought on by the new liquor cial Equality r Mr James Farmer national du that the Des Moines rector of CORE who suspended City Council is considering the the groups Brooklyn chapter adoption of fast time Hughes for proposing the stallin dis said he believes state offices closed Monday plans for mas Momes also would usesive rivil disobedience at fair Wednesday He declined to say how many Council decision but we Would demonstrators would take part be crazy if we didnt go on dayor what form the protest would light time if the city does he take said FINISHING TOUCHES Workmen w w XT tt0i in the Court of the States of the New York Worlds Fair as they and others race the clock ip have all in ieadineas for the opening of Fair Wednesday The Unisphere stands at the center of the will run Until October 1965 ;