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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1963, Mason City, Iowa DADDY Kennedy Jr yearold son of President Kennedy stands in the back seat of the automobile taking him back home after visiting his mother at the Otis Air Force Base Hos pital President Kennedy is smiling at the antics of the younger Kennedy child Youth to have fair spotlight emPhasis wil1 onlthese open departments will be n the hall Highlight of the opening day activities will be the Cerro Gor do County 411 baby beef show The show will get under way at 8 am in the large judging tent south of the cattle barn Kenneth Pulk secretary of the Iowa State Fair and former secretary of the American Shorthorn Assuwill judge the show More than 200 baby beeves from throughout the county have been entered in the show Last years grand champion a 90fcpouhd Shprthorn was shown by Sandra Christensen daughterpf Mr and Christensen Clear Lake Sandra will be another Short horn this year to the title Other junior activities to be judged Tuesday will be home economics projects electrical projects FFA farm mechaninS bull George ics exhibits garden and grain projects and junior cattle feed er projects Sharing the judging program with the junior activities Tues day will be several open class departments These include ag riculture textiles pantry goods and horticulture Entries in all Tuesdays grandstand per formance will be the Mason Seek loot of train robbery LONDON The de tective in charge of Scotland Yards hunt for a gang of spectacular mail train rob bers said Monday he believes the record million haul still is within a 30mile ra dius of the hijack point and possibly intact We are following up liter ally hundreds of socalled leads and are still combing the ambush area Detective Superintendent Gerald McAr thur said We are always keeping our fingers crossed that something will come up London newspapers reported Monday that Scotland Yard was on the trail of four or five known criminals who may have taken part in the daring robbery early Thursday morn ing at Cheddington 40 miles north of London Scotland Yard refused to confirm the reports We have not said anything of the kind a spokesman for Hie famed police force said McArthur made no refer ence to the newspaper stories in a news conference at on thespot police headquarters at Aylesbury He said detectives were very interested in a stolen truck found abandoned at Retford 70 miles from the ambush scene Unconfirmed reports said bank note wrappers had been found in the truck The 30mile radius named by McArthur takes in a siz able area of outer London The Daily Express said the detectives were working with the names of four known crim inals who have been missing from their usual haunts since shortly before the welldrilled gang hijacked the Glasgow London traveling post office in predawu darkness last week The Daily Mail put the number of suspects at five The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 12 1943 ClOc a Paper Consists ol Two SectionsSection International Full tease Associated Press and United No Submit d x FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Ken nedy Administration Monday re prop City Trail Riders Clubs Junionvamped its plan for cutting Rodeo The rodeo featuring everybodys income taxes The competition in six contest new plan effective Next Jan events will be held in front of 1 would provide net reductions the grandstand at 8 pm Contestants in the rodeo will be members of the Mason City Trail Riders Club between the ages of 14 and 18yearsold The boys and girls will be compet ing in bareback bronc riding steer riding barrel racing res cue racing pole bending and music chairs racing Among the specialty acts which will appear on the rodeo program are the Hustlin Hoofs Drill Team under the direc tion of Cliff Phillips trick rid ing and roping demonstration by the Thornbury family A D Patten and his trick horse Bob by and Patten and his perform Maynard Thornbury Mason City is the rodeo chairman The announcer will be Benny Van Cleve Lakeville Minn The judges will be Eddie and Ed win Stattleman West Bend In case of rain the rodeo will be held Aug 19 at the fair grounds OS A G E Residents of the Osage area were shaken by a tragedy that took the lives of three area residents on a Kan sas highway Saturday night Mr and Mrs Lyle Tapper Route 1 Orchard and a son James Michael 7 were victims of the crash that occurred just before midnight on the Kansas Turnpike near Wellington Kan The Tappers were on the way Fair schedule TUESDAY ART B THOMAS SHOWS ON MIDWAY 8 baby beef judging 9 class textile judging followed by open class pantry stores class horticulture judging 8 Riders Junior Rodeo in front of grandstand Cresco man killed in auto crash Inside The Globe BOOTLEGGING reports in Iowa under investigation Page 2 CRESCO Daniel F Kenan 30 was killed in an auto acci dent Sunday morning when his car failed to make a curve at the north edge of Protivin HejTHREE FILE for Mason CEDAR RAPIDS defeats Bancroft for Legion baseball title Page 13 was thrown from the car and was pronounced dead on ar rival at a Cresco hospital Survivors include his wife and three children Sheriff Percy Haver is inves tigating Funeral arrangements are in complete Nichols Wire president dies DAVENPORT W Frank R Nichols 51 president of Nichols Wire and Aluminum Co of Dav died at a hospital Sun day after a short illness North Iowa Weather outlook Parity ctowdy Mid ctoUr M IVfJpfVTr l MotHf fair of billion phased over a twoyear period Secretary of the Treasury Douglas Dillon put the new pro posal before the House Ways and Means Committee Individual tax rates would range from 14 per cent on the first of income to a 70 per cent top The present range is 20 on the first to a top of 91 Corporate income taxes would be reduced from the present 52 per cent to 48 per cent Dillons proposals were prcrevenue the net effect of the sented at a closed meeting of Treasuryprepared rate sched the committee Dillon declined ules were accepted would be a to tell newsmen about them reduction of something between but other sources filled in some billion and billion when detajls the new provisions are fully ef Since tax revisions already apfective proved by the Committee and expected to be approved would Kansas crash kills result in an increase of someis to Put twothirds of the indi thing over billion a year in vidual cut into effect Jan 1 the remainder a year later This would mean a slightly smaller tax cut eventually than President Kennedy originally proposed but probably a greater immediate reduction The committee is nearing the end of its work on a tax bill tha is expected to go to the House for consideration early in Sep e area to California Four other Tapper childern were injured in the accident that occurred on the familys first vacation trip in a number of years The injured children are Lyle Jr 11 Kathy 3 Mary 5 and Janice 9 Kathy who has a fractured left hip and fractured lower left leg was believed to be the most seriously injured Lyle Jr suffered a concussion and multiple cuts Mary suf fered a slight concussion and Janice was not seriously hurt The crash occurred when the Tapper car hit a truck which had stopped on the turnpike be hind another truck which had overturned Officers said Tap per apparently did not notice there had been an accident The Kansas officers were Tapper family from Janice the only oneable to be questioned immediately after the smashup Trie driver of the truck struck by the Tapper car Franz Henry Johanning of Raytown Mo es caped injury However the driv er of he truck which had jack knifed and overturned Holm Akers of Ardmore Okla was reported in serious condition with multiple cuts Akers told officers his truck rolled over three times scat tering oil field pipe it was car rying The scattered pipe forced Johanning to stop his able to learn details about the transport truck Mrs Tapper and James Michael were killed outright The father died about 3 am in St Lukes Hospital at Well ington The injured children are in that hospital The Tapper farm is about miles southeast of New Haven The Tappers came to the area about 9 years ago Tapper 35 a respected farm er was reared in the Hampton area where he won awards for farm projects as a youth He later gave military service be fore beginning farming in the Osage area Mrs Tapper 36 was the for mer Ruby Hanson New 1012 1314 City school board Page 17 Editorials Page North Iowa News S Ckar Lake News Society News Sports Latest Markets City News U17J ComicsIt Seeking cause of injuries at Manly are still in vestigating the circumstances in which Henry Weitzel 20 Manly was found injured Saturday night at the junction of High ways 65 and 9 He is in an Iowa City hospital with back in juries Manly Police Chief Clayton Blinkman who found him said it has not been de termined whether Weilzel was struck by a car Blinkman said there were indications Weilzel might have becu beaten ACCIDENT and Mrs Lyle Tapper Orchard who with their son James Michael 7 left were killed in an autotruck crash on the Kansas Turnpike Saturday night posed for this family picture last Christmas The other children all of whom are hospitalized in Wichita are second from left to right Janice 9 Kathy 3 Lyle Jr 11 and Mary Lynn 5 Mary Lynn and Lyle Jr were reported still unconscious Monday morning They both suffered concussion It was understood proposal tern her One member said the Treas ury proposals appeared to be Hampton A registered nurse ve were Jikely she had been working at Mitchell County Memorial Hos pital for nearly three years starting after the last of the five children was born She had re ceived her nursing training at Jackson Park Hospital Chi cago Funeral services for Mr and Mrs Tapper and James will be Thursday at 2 pm at the Church of Christ in Hampton Burial will be in Hampton Cemetery with Green Siet sema Funeral Home in charge In addition to t h e children both Mr and Mrs Tapper arc survived by their parents brothers and sisters His survivors are his parents Mr and Mrs Jens Tapper northeast of Hampton a sister Mrs Harry Davis Colfax two brothers Allen Hampton James Nevada Mrs Tapper is survived by her mother Mrs Elsie Hanson Los Angeles three sisters Mrs Mary Westland Anoka Minn Anna and Chris Hanson Cali fornia five brothers Vincent Hanson Clarion Chester Hu bert and Carlo Hanson all of California and Dennis with the Army in Germany explosions except those under ground When Rusk took the witness 1953 chair he was put under oath on the motion of Republican com mittee members Sen Bowrkt B Hickenlooper treaty would be sworn Rusk sought to counter possible arguments against the pact that some senators might raise He emphasized that the signing of the treaty by East Germany will in no way imply United States recognition of the Commu nist East German regime He said East German authori ties will subscribe to the treaty n Moscow and added The So viet Union may notify us of that act We are under no obligation o accept that notification and we lave no intention of doing so but he East German regime would lave committed itself to abide by the provisions of the treaty IOWANS Iowa in the 1963 Interna tional Beauty Congress now being held at Long Beach Calif receives a plaque at the annual Iowa Society picnic Sunday Marcie Lee Beck 19 Ameri can Institute of Business graduate and executive secretary receives the Miss Iowa plaque from Mrs Lucille Johnson who left Winfieid Iowa 42 years ago for California Court doesnt rule in school closing RICHMOND Va AP Th 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals in a 21 decision Monday side stepped a puling on whet he Prince Edward County had the right to close public schools to avoid racial integration until Vir ginias Supreme Court rules on he matter The majority opinion said that f was up to the Virginia court irst to determine whether the states school system was a state entity under the control and di of the Commonwealth of Virginia The state and Prince Edward to represent fairly closely be ultimate committee action Rusk asks Senate to okay pact Testifies to committee WASHINGTON AP Secrc ary of State Dean Rusk urged he Senate Monday to ratify the imited nuclear testban treaty saying it should slow the arms race without damage to the sc curity of the United States j Rusk testified before the Senembezzlement of more than ate Foreign Relations Committee mFion as leadoff witness in the Kenne The longawaited US action dy administrations drive for Sen ate approval of the USBritish Soviet pact to outlaw all nuclear any former chief of state has USwill give up Venezuelan WASHINGTON AP The United States agreed Monday to extradite former Venezuelan President Perez Jimenez to face trail in that country for alleged County have contended that Vir ginias constitutional requirement for the establishment of a school system does not mean that a lo cality cannot by declining to ap propriate local school funds with draw from public school opera Jons Public schools in Prince Ed vard asouthside Virginia coun y were denied local funds and closed in 1959 to avoid courtor dered classroom desegregation Set service for victim of burns services for Urs George Brandt 81 will held Tuesday at 2 pm at the Mnity Lutheran Church here Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery with Champion Fu neral Home in charge Mrs Brandt died early Sun day at an Osage hospital of jurns suffered Tuesday morn rig when a gas plate she was ighfing exploded in her home 2Mmiles south of Osage She received second and third dc been ordered extradited He was president from 1952 to Some further procedures may be necessary before Venezuelan deputies actually take Perez n mcKefliooper back to Venezuela State FlIowa said all witnesses on the Department authorities said these SAME OATE1H2M4 are technicalities which will be cleared up quickly Perez has been in jail in Mi ami since Dec 12 1962 pend ing Ihe outcome of Venezuelas request for extradition The Venezuelan government has charged Perez with embez zlement of more than million in government funds and with four political murders Perez contended in a white pa per his attorneys sent Rusk on June 13 that his safety could not be guaranteed in Venezuela be cause of Communist agitation and riots report charged Hiat zuelan President Romulo Betani court is personally and political ly motivated in seeking Perezj removal to that country It also said there is a complete absence of human rights in Vene zuela and promises of a fair trial there cannot be trusted Perez fled to the United States in 1958 from the Dominican Re public where he sought refuge after his overthrow by a civilian and military uprising her body Mr and Mrs Brandt had planned to move later in the week to a n e w 1 ypurchased home in Osage Friends and neighbors helped him move the day after the accident Surviving are her husband a son Lloyd Milwaukee a grandson a sister Mrs Ed He man Osage a brother Charles Ehlkc St Ansgar Mrs Brandt born as Minnie Ehlke near Toctervillc had lived near Osage the last 44 years Woman dies of injuries from auto accident CHARLES Kamaus 64 rural West Union died at the Cedar Valley Hos pital here Sunday of injuries received Friday in a twocar crash near WilHamsburg Put down riot at prison in Indiana PUTNAMVILLE Ind AP Buckshot from police riot guns and flying bricks injured seven inmates at the Indiana state penal farm at Putnamville late Sunday night as a brief protest riot touched off by the death of a prisoner was put down ;