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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1963, Mason City, Iowa newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors OBE MASON CITY IOWA Wf DNISDAY DICEMBER 4 1HJ Home Edition CowliU of No Ut 715 is county rejected Turnout was Cerro Gordo County voted strongly against the Shaff Plan in Tuesdays election Even the rural jpreciricte voted only 504 per cent in favor of it 11 of the 19 giving a majority of No yptes The county totals were 2073 Yes and 5252 No a 715 per cent No vote Mason City piled up an 82 per cent majority against the Shaff Plan The vote 814 Yes and 3 807 vNo Clear Lakes majority was 64 per cent against it 264 Yes 466 No 1 Fewer than 30 per cent of Ma son Citys 15626 eligible voter went to the polls The vote by precincts in Cerro Gordo County follows Mason City YES 1P1W 75 2P1W 85 1P2W 161 2P2W 74 1P3W 131 1P3W 131 2P3W 130 1P4W 112 2P4W 46 NO 391 491 4g9 488 516 516 666 439 Total Clear Lake IP 2P 3P 814 3807 116 137 81 170 67 159 264 466 Bath 54 34 C L Twp 55 104 Dougherty 91 24 27 69 FallsR F 37 52 Geneseo 100 114 Grant 40 47 GrimesMes 63 35 GrimesThorn 85 87 Lake 80 34 Lime Creek 42 43 Lincoln 30 47 Mason 52 47 W Mason 10 67 Mt Vernon 47 26 Owen 48 36 64 55 Portland 31 35 Union 37 23 TOTAL2071 5252 North Iowa yote County YES NO Cerro Gordo 2071 5252 Chjckasaw 17621665 Floyd 1794 2239 Franklin 1767 1233 Hancock 2011 1041 Kossuth v 1645 2699 Howard 1519 983 Mitchell 2156 986 Winnebago 1853 701 Worth 1129 757 Wright 1892 1539 Other county totals on 2 I JP pleads innocent L Jenkins a justice of the peace herej was free on bond Wednesday after pleading innocent to a charge of embezzlement Tues day Wright County District Court Judge E J Kelly suspended Jenkins from office said the justice would be tried in January Wright County Atty Robert Maddocks indicted J e n k i n s after an investigation alleged ly revealed in excess of 55 dis crepancies and a deficiency of In Jenkins court books the deficiencies came to light after Maddocks took office in 1961 and ordered all justices of the peace and mayors to file quarterly returns Jenkins is a former highway patrolman mayor of Clarion and at present he is chairman for the Wright County Civil Defense Unit Weather outlook North Iowa Decreasing cloudiness Wednesday night lows in tow 20s Fair to partly cloudy Thursday highs 3844 Wftalhar details on page 2 ROBERT M DALL Armour N promotes Bob Pall i Robert M Dall general man ager of Jacob E Decker and Sons has been named manager of the Armour Pork Co The ap pointment comes as partof the reorganization of Armour and Co along product lines rather than geographical lines as here tofore All4 producinr Planter distri bution sales other units will be assigned to one of seven specific complies eacha di Arrhdur foods and eacjihinder its own manager bail explained that the re organization will be a gradual transition over a period of six months so as not to affect operations It is to be com pletedjby May 1 at which time all seven managers will be sta tioned in Chicago A new general manager will come to Mason City to take over direction of the Decker division within a month Dall said but he has not yet been named Dall will maintain his home in Mason City until spring he said since he will be traveling much of the next three months At the end of the reorganiza tion work he will move to Chi cago The reorganization should lead to improved service to Ar mour customers and public said Edward W Wilson Ar mour president There has been an increasing specializa tion in our food business and DES M O I N E S What theyre saying in the wake of the defeat of the Shaff Plan G o v Harold Hughes a Democrat who campaigned actively against passage At this time it behooves all of us to cast aside our dif ferences We should work to gether to improve our appor tionment system to provide political equality for all lo wans State Sert David Shaff R Clinton author of the plan Although a plan of reap portionment defeated I am confident that the time and effort devoted to it will prove to have been of value to the cause of fair representa tion in the Iowa Legislature All of us should now lend our best efforts to an acceptable solution Charles L Davis president of the Iowa Federation of La bor AFLCIO whose federal court suit resulted in the fed eral ruling that Ihe makeup of the present legislature is quick action both by the courts and the legislature We would prefer that the governor call a special session and give the state legislature an oppor tunity to pass a fair appor tionment plan Robert1 K Beck copublisher of the ville lowegian and chairman of Citizens for Reapportioiiment Iowa and its governor will have to address itself to this question of fair reapportion ment in either a special ses sion or the 1965 legislative ses sion and search for a solution Unfilj it is found minority domination continues in Iowa We fought for a good plan against formidable odds If there is any regret at all to be voiced it is that despite widespread publicity the plan was so misunderstood by so many people D u a n e Dewel of Algona chairman of lowans Against the Shaff Plan It is my hope that those who favored the plan will join withthose who opposed it and come together in a sincere ef vuinc lugcuiei in a sincere ei I think that everyone labor fort to get a plan all can agree 1 OYlH farmers and oty people ason serted themselves rThey decid ed that they were going to have an equal voice in govern ment rather than merely a voice crying in the s Now we hope for some It is my further hope that the governor will call a special session of the legislature in the spring after the US Supreme Court has given us some guide lines Dewel alone won in home county DES MOINES Among four major campaigners on the Shaff Reapportionment Plan only Duane Dewel carried his home county in Tuesdayselec tion The plans author the head of the campaign supporting it and Goy Harold Hughes who stumped the state opposing it this step will give us greater 2 and her efficiency greaier four children of Storm Lake 2 Storm Lake tots are killed STORM LAKE W i Two small children were killed Tues day evening when a car was struckby an Illinois Central freight train at Sulphur Springs about fivemjles east of here In the car were Mrs Dale Forrest Brunning 27 and her Killed instantly were 9year Jack Thomas Armour pld Randy and 5yearold Vera vice president who manages Their mother and two brothers he central area from headquarHyearold Richard arid 4year ters in Omaha will become old Jrwere taRen to the manager of the Armour Beef Vista County Hospital at Co The five new manStorm Lake in fair condition agers all in the Chicagogen Bob Hope to have surgery on eye eral office Momm sen Armour Processed Meats A J SullivanArmour Lamb and Veal Co J 0Ep eneter Armour Shortening and HOLLYWOOD UPI Bob Edible Oils Co Lloyd WpodallHope willundergo eye surgery Armour Dairy Poultry arid for removal of a blood clot that Margarine Co and C V Olmhas impaired his vision for the stead Armour Food Service Co past three years it was dis Dallplans to return here Satclosed Wednesday The opera urday from visiting his mother tion also mav Hopes an Mrs Ben Trevpft nual Cnristmas tour to enter ftirs aen irevett Anuoch tain u S troops overseas for J the first time in 22 years all saw home counties vote opposite to their wishes Dewel cHairmanjbf Against JhejShaff Plan is from Algona in Kossuth County which voted against it 2699 to 1645 according to unofficial returns State Sen David 0 Shaff It Clinton who backed the plan in the legislature and in the pre election campaign sawClinton county reject it 4404 to 3077 Robert Beck of Centerville chairman of lowans for Reap portionment Dec 3 which backed the plan is from Ap panoose County which went against it 1454 to 1369 Hughes campaigned against the plan but Ida Countyhis home county voted for it 1385 to 974 Ado Moro is new premier of Italy Dem ocrat AldoMoro settfed a thorny dispute with the Socialists Wed nesday and took over as pre AP Photofax mier of a centerleft govern POPE ANNOUNCES ment His move isolated the Pope PaulVI phiys at closing Communist party in opposition meeting of the Roman Cath for the first time since World olic Ecumenical Councils sec War II ond session in St Peters Basilica in Vatican CityThe 66yearold Pope in WAqmArrrriM m five announced at the The final meeting that he would M 1 homc make an historic to the 31000 of the 41000 troops rushed Holy Land in January Pope to Europe to reinforce Ameri Paul said that it would be the can garrisons during the 1961 first time a Pope had been in Berlin crisis the Defense De the Holy Land since St Peter partment announced Wednes day TROOPS RETURNED m Photofax I hose counties which voted against the Unpi by Pope P VATICAN CITY AP Pope The Pbpe did not set the exac Paul VI announced Wednesday he would make an unprecedent ed visit to the Holy Land hi Jan uary left for Rome after the death of Christ date mhis announcement mad at the closing meeting of thu current i session of the Vatican Ecumenical Council in St Pe ters Basilica The pontiff said he would be the first Pope to Holy Land since St Peter left for Rome after the death of Christ Paulwill bethefirst pontiff to leave Italy voluntari ly in 159 Pope Pius VII went to Paris in December 1804 to crown Napoleon Later Onetime spy Liz Bentley dies at 55 NEW HAVEN Conn tin Elizabeth 55 the apos tate Communist spywho helped unmask a web of wartime Red treachery in this country died quietly Tuesday After renouncing communism Miss Bentley served as govern ment witness at two of the anti Communist trials of the the atom spy trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and the per jury trial of William Remington Miss Bentley had been in GraceN e w Haven Hospital since Nov 18 and underwent ab dominal surgery Monday Be fore she became ill she had been teaching English in a Mid dletown Conn school for girls Napoleon brought Pius VH back to iPrance as aprisoneri to sign the cession of the papal states in and he remained there for a year Pope Pauls trip to the Holy Land willbe the longest trip evermade by a Pope since St Peter jThe told the prelates of he council Wehave decided after ma ture reflection and not a few prayers to tbe a pilgrim to the and of Jesus our Lord We plan if God assistsus to go in the next month of Jabr uary to Palestine to honor per sonally the sacred sites where Christ died SAME Black Flag Meant Traffic Death In 24 Boon was born lived and Presumably the Pope will go by air the first time areigning pontiffof the Roman Catholic Ihurch has flown There was no immediate indi cation of what parts of the Holy the Pope planned to visit VIost of the great shrines of Christianity are in areas of Pal estine occupied By Jordan Bethlehem and the walled old city of Jerusalem with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre But Nazareth iis in Israel Judge in call for hearing Opposition in cities The Shaff Plan of reap xirtionment was dead Wednesday killed by Towa voters at a special election The decisive defeat of the plan at the polls Tuesday left to he federal courts the next move n the battle for a fairer distri bution of seats in the Iowa legislature The court could toss the ball o the legislature or it might ake any of several alternate courses The voters rejected the Toversial constitutional amend ment named for its chief spon sor Sen David 0 Shaff on by a margin of almost three o two Complete unofficial returns showed 191421 votes for the plan to 271214 againstit In the i7 counties whose com bined population outnumbers the other 82 the vote was 163417 against the Shaff Plan to only 48113 for gin of more than SVfe to one All 17 of the larger population counties went against it and car ried with them 18 smaller coun ties The64 counties that went The Globes Iowa Line The GIohsGaielleieicluslre distance telephone wire was father information for or the Shaff Plan contain only 362 per cent of the states popu ation Federal District Judge Roy L Stepbenson ordered a pretrial conference with attorneys of the owa Legislature apportionment uit for 10 am Saturday in Des Vioines Judge Stephenson told the lobeGazette that the confer ence would formulate the re maining apportionment A time for a hearing of those issues will be set Saturday said Judge Stephenson Judge Stephenson said he had conferred with udges on the The Globe VATICAN CO UN GIL icloses Page 2 JACKIES NEW home full of art J Page 3 Editorials Society news891C Sports news 2324 North Iowa news 27 Clear Lake news 2829 Comics32 Latest markets 36 Mason City news 3637 Transit timetable 42 Classified pages 4243 Further link to death rate and smokinq PORTLAND Ore The American PORTLAND Ore are past 40 Been smoking since age 15 or before Inhale A new barrage of figures Unking smoking to disease and death may seem centered on you The broadest study1 of the sub ject yet made shows death rates increase with extent of expo sure to cigarette smoke says the American Cancer Society Its report Wednesday came on theh heels of a proposal by the American Medical Associations BoaM of Trustees for a re search program on tobacco and health beyond statistical evi dence The American Cancer Soci etys report was based on 422 094 men who filled out detailed questionnaires and then were traced for an average of 343 months Dr E Cuyler Hammond the societys director of statistical research outlined new find ings the 17th annual clinical meeting of the American Medi cal Association The figures con firm previous findings and go further he said Pipesmokirig Dr Hammond reported death rates were far higher among cigarette smokers than nori they in creased with amount of smok ing and they were lower among exsmokers of a year or longer than among current smokers The latest study aimed at re futing challenges to six earlier ones includes many new fac tors One part of it compares death rates of 36975 matched pairs one smoker and one non The twins were matched for age race height urban or rural residence and numerous other de gree of baldness and frequency of eating fried foods The smok er in each pair used pack of cigarettes a day or more Of the 36975 matched pairs 1385 of the smokers died during the study compared with 662 of the nonsmokers Lung cancer killed 110 of the smokers 12 of the nonsmokers Fifteen smokers died of emphy sema another lung disease compared with 1 nonsmoker More than twice as many smok ers as nonsmokers 684 and 312 died of two arterial dis eases Other causes felled 576 smokers compared with 329 of the nonsmoking twins Among smokers age 40 to 69 who started before age is the death rate was 29 as high as among those who never smoked regularly Lung cancer death rates of current cigarette smokers were 11 times as high as nonsmokers times as high among very heavy smokers The American Tobacco Insti tute has said conclusive scien tific evidence is lacking to show connection between cancer and smoking Dr Hammond said other dis eases found related to cigarette smoking included cancer of the mouth throat and bladder and gastric ulcers the other two Federal Court Van Oosterhout of Orange City and Edward J VIcManus of Cedar ore calling the pretrial confer ence The judge said he hoped would produce speedy and ef fective consideration of the is sues The court suit challenging pro visions of the Iowa constitution governing apportionment of the legislature was filed last year by two top officials of the Iowa Federation of Labor AFLCIO The Federal Court panel ruled last May that the present ap portionment of the legislature is unfair Now that the Shaff Plan has been defeated by the voters the court is proceeding to hear arguments from the plaintiffs and the State of Iowa the de fendant on the best course of action The court could leave the pre sent Apportionment in effect and order the legislature to try again to reapportion itself order a courtdrawn tempo rary plan into effect until is achieved through the normal constitution SNA FF FLAN 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