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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 11, 1964, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes aff North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL MASON CITY JOWA TUESDAY AUGUST 11 1H4 UOe copyjihlj Fjptr Conilili of Iwo StclionsSeclloa On Auocialed Full Ltitt Wlrci 1S7 New look at Iowa Fair Poverty bill passes To reach 7 million families Visitors will see tit f I dressed up area Would aid youths and those on relief rolls WASHINGTON Senate sent toPresident Johnson iuesday the million antipoverty bill de signed to give work to idle youths and to help low income families get off relief Completing congressional action the Senate ac cepted House amendments to the original Senate ver sion even though some were disliked by sponsors of the bill Senate action was by voice vote Enactment of the bill was a major victory for Johnson who had given the legislation highest priority Jti the closing days of the session It was opposed by ben Barry Goldwater the Republican presidential nom inee The money figures in the bill are authorizations Longress must vote appropriations in a supplemental bill it the program is to started this fall Sargent Shriver who ii tx pcctcd to be named to admin ister the program has estiu through e o m munily action projects Before passing the bill Satur day the House put into it what M1 4j iias call mated it should reach 600 000 c scnators callcd a disturb persons directly in the first year mg loyalty oatn governors and up to 7 million families Vto Provisions ovcr some proj million families Features of poverty legislation WASHINGTON Here arc the major authorizations in the million antipoverty bill officially named the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 which Congress sent to President Johnson Unemployed youth million These include a job corps to provide work experi ence education and vocational training at conservation camps and residential centers a work training program to enable youths to resume or continue heir high school education or to increase their employability and a workstudy program to provide parttime jobs so that needy students may continue with university education Community action programs million Under these Washington would pay 90 per cent of the cost of projects in such fields as health welfare job training vocational rehabili tation housing and h me man agcmnnt and would make grants to the states to provide literacy training and basic edu cation for adults Poverty in rural million This covers authority to make loans up to to lowincome rural families to improve their farm operations and loans to cooperative asso ciatinns furnishing essential marketing and processing serv ices to lowincome families and to establish housing sanitation and child daycare for migrant farm education programs families cts But Senate sponsors decided against making any fight over these points Sen Hubert H Humphrey of Minnesota the assistant Demo ratic leader said that while we dont like some parts of it were going Lo lake the House in order to get moving on this program Sen Pat McNamara DMich said in a separate interview he had become convinced that iJ the Senate which passed its version July 23 sent the meas ure to a SenateHouse commit tee it might die there wjien Congress adjourns Weve got to take the House bill he said Its the only way we can get one The Houst measure includec a provision that all individual receiving government payment must sign nonCommunist affi davits Such a provision in the National Defense Education Act caused some colleges to reject government aid and it eventual ly was repealed The House also inserted a pro POVERTY Continued on Page 2 Hy CHARLES W WALK North News Director The North Iowa Fair will provide a new look for visitors when it opens its gates for the 104th time iMiday at the grounds west of Mason City for a six day run The theme for the 1964 edition of the fair might be Paint up fix up and dress up because that is just what has been going on Here are some of the more noticeable changes North lowans will find A new grandstand The fair has spent more than this summer on this grandstand and adjoin ing concession stand NEW v which opens Friday will new IOiWa Fair Between 2500 and 4000 people weekly Six auto race new stands provide addi tional seating and a better view oC the halfmile race track A rebuilt race track The track has been completely reno vated until racing promoter Frank Winklcy now calls it one of the three finest tracks in Iowa A remodeled and painted beef barn More ask aid in N Iowa drought WASHINGTON AP The ing them eligible for federal aid 1 TT rint A US Department of Agriculture had a request Tuesday that six more Iowa counties be declared emergency drought areas mak Alabama town may vote in Negro council MONTGOMERY Ala tfi Some 300 Alabama communities held municipal elections Tues day but drawing the most at tention was Tuskegce where an allNegro city council might be chosen Eight Negroes one or more for each of the five council seats at on the ballot and a recent official canvass showed that Negr6 voters out numbered whites by 104 Inside The Globe Gov Harold Hughes asked for the designation for Floyd Alla makee Clayton Chickasaw Fayette and Winneshiek coun ties all in northeast Iowa The Agriculture Department has already approved drought aid for Howard and Mitchell counties Farmers in areas designated as emergency drought counties may harvest hay or graze live stock on land retired from crop production under federal farm programs The use of such land is not permitted until Oct l under or dinary conditions Farmers in emergency drought counties may harvest or graze such land immediately but must pay a fee set by the county Agricultur al Stabilization and Conserva ion Committee i CITY COUNCIL fails to adopt budget Page 17 Editorials 4 Society news B9 Sports news 1314 North Iowa news 15 step in a longrange remodeling irogram scheduled at the fair grounds A new coral color adds considerably to the attractive ness of the grounds Uniformed grounds attend ants All car parkcrs ticket akcrs and maintenance person nel at this years fair will be 7 v 1ijuiiYJn 1LJ1 deadlock between Turkey and ing to Athens for consultation Plth This should make Cyprus about Greek Cypriot Deadlock threatens Cyprus ceasefire NICOSIA Cyprus AP AKyprianou told newsmen on fly rr t i r Latest markets Mason City news Clear Lake news 16 troop dispositions on the north west coast Tuesday menaced the restored shakily under 161724JUN auspices Turkish air force jets main Comics 20 ar JCtS mal Farm news 23 i reconnaissance flights Transit timetable 2Ji Premier Ismet Inonus An 1 Classified pages 2425 SAME kara administration was report ed continuing military prepara tions to back up its demand that Greek Cypriot forces give up three Turkish Cypriot vil lages they have occupied since last Wednesday and withdraw from their encirclement of the port of Kokkina Cyprus Foreign Minister Spy ros Kyprianou declared the Greek Cypriot forces will never withdraw in the Kokkina area Greek Cypriots are ready to die to the last man or win FOCUS on North Iowa with the Greek government about the latest crisis XJN SecretaryGeneral U Thant has said Turkey accept ed unconditionally the appca for a ceasefire but Western diplomats in Ankara said it is insisting strongly that the coast al area be cleared of Greek Cypriot troops before the truce can be fully accepted These sources said the only compromise Turkey might he persuaded to accept would be for the captured villages to be turned over to UN troops in stead of reoccupicd by Turkish Cypriot forces Unarmed Turks and refugees massed arounc Kokkina could then return to their homes under UN protec tion Cyprus remained jittery Work experience programs SI50 million These include dcm onstration projects aimed at stimulating state programs to provide work experience for un employed fathers and other needy persons Volunteers programs and ad ministration million Included in this is the setting up of Volunteers in Service to America VISTA under which 5000 persons would serve in mental health migrant Indian and other federal help pro grams Employment and investment h i s provides au thority to make participate in or guarantee loans of up to 000 to small businesses on more liberal terms than now allowed by the Small Business Admin istration North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing and with diminishing winds Tuesday night lows 4454 Fair and continued c I Wednesday 4771 Weather fetaiii 2 Osage in 1875 Things have changed quite a bit in the Mitchell County com munity of Osage since this 19th century engraving appeared in the 1875 Historical Atlas of Iowa One thing which hasnt changed much however is the Mitchell County Courthouse in the foreground The court house which was built in 1858 at a cost of was the center of one of the most heated controversies in the history of Mitchell County The contro versy was over which town Mitchell or going to be the county seat of Mitchell County It started in 1856 when an election was held in the county and Osage won the hat tic for the courthouse Another election was held in 1860 and Mitchell won and constructed a stone courthouse there A third election in 1861 resulted in Osage being named the county seat and after a series of court tests Osage finally became the permanent county seat in 1870 This early engraving of the community also shows that at least three churches had put up new structures The churches are the First Methodist tha First Congregational and the First Baptist Osage celebrated its ccnlcnnial in It is named after Orrin Sage a Mas sachusetts banker who invested some money in the towns early development Sage visited Ihe community only once in 1872 when he was 80yearsold t easier for fair goers to obtain nformation and recognize au horizcd personnel Cleaner grounds Large steel barrels will be slrategi cally located around the grounds for refuse Restricted parking A Heinz fair president has an nounccd that no parking wil be permitted around any of the livestock barns or exhibit areas Restricted areas will he provid 3d for exhibitors and workersat he fair This should add to the attractiveness of the grounds Heinz says Grandstand attractions arc among the main features of any air and 11 such performances arc scheduled at the North Iowa tliis year The emphasis will be on speed m the majority of grandstand features this year There are six auto racing cards scheduled in front of the fairs new grand stand The modified and hobby stock cars which have been racing at he fairgrounds every Sunday night this summer will get hings off with a bang Friday ight Top drivers from through ut North Iowa and Southern ilinncsota will be racing for ash awards under the direction if promoter Lamont WelLendorf Ugona The races will start at i pm Saturday will find two racing irograms in front of the grand lands The speedway type cars will compete in spring races at pm and be back at 8 pm for 100lap feature race Drivers n these races will be competing or championship points in the nternational Motor Contest Assn The late model stock car races vilt be the grandstand attraction both Sunday afternoon and ve ning The afternoon sprint races will start at 2 pm and the evening 100lap feature event will start at 8 pm More than in prize mon ey will be provided by promoter Frank Winklcy Minneapolis for the Saturday and Sunday winners Auto racing takes two off at the fair Monday and Tuesday Mondays grandstand attrac ion will be the Mario Circus The circus featuring some out standing animal and aerial acts will present two performances at 2 and 8 pm Monday also is Kids Day at the fair and ail youngsters under 16yearsold will he allowed in the main gaU ind into the circus pcrformancei rcc Local and area talent will ba caturcd in front of the grand stand Tuesday In the morning a tractor ro deo will be conducted In afternoon a tractor pulling con FAIR Continued on 2 N Iowa Fair schedule FRIDAY S 1 W SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 baby beef judging 0 amOpcn textile judging followed by open pantry itorei J utipinjj horticulture judging 8 stock car races SATURDAY KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 class beef judging 10 junior market lamb judging 2 car championship races 7 junior baby beef judging 8 car grand championship races SUNDAY DATE NIGHT SAW SHOWS ON MIDWAY 2MO IH dog obedience trials 2 stock car sprint races 8 pm lap new stock car race MONDAY KIDS DAY S W SHOWS ON MIDWAY All persons having celebrated golden wedding will be guests of the fair management 9 and dislrict junior dairy heifer judging 10 swine judging 2 Circus 3 Circus TUESDAY SAW SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 dairy judging pmTractor pull and rodeo 2 pm4H and KFA junior livestock judging conlcnU 8 Iowa amateur rodeo WEDNESDAY DATE NHIHT SAW SHOWS ON MIDWAY 9 beef sale and pony show ami 4H talent Dhow 8 slock car races ;