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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 26, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Think ifs easy Try drawing your own remap pltih DES MOINES ft So you think legislative reapporlion ment is a simple the legislators should get on with it and go home Maybe you should try it your self Anybody can draw his own re apportionment plan More than a score of the legislators now in a special session 16 reapportion as ordered by the federal court have done just that Considering that you of course arc as smart as any leg islator why dont you make a slab at your own doityoursetf plan Youll need a list of Iowa counties and their population fig ures and a map of Iowa on which to draw the districts You niay also need a plentiful supply of pencils and erasers black coffee and aspirin Try a temporary plan first because its needed immediate ly since the federal court said it has to be done in time for this years elections There are a few rules to re member For instance The US court says seats in one house must be distribut ed on a population is with each member represent ing as nearly as possible the same number of people Any departure from popula tion basis in the other house must be on a rational another rule laid down by the federal court You can group counties to gether in setting up your dis tricts but you cant divide any county to make the districts population come out right Divid ing counties is forbidden by the Iowa Constitution All clear on that Okay Now youre ready to start drawing REMAP turn to page 2 North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition I VOL 104 Associated Press and United Press International Full ltase Wires MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 26 1964 UOc a Paper Consists of Five One No 15 K widening of Federal Tax bill ready for signing approves by 7419 WASHINGTON W The Sen ate passed tlie tax cut bill Wed nesday 7419 and sent it to Pres ident Johnson who immediately arranged to sign it at pm CST and address the Ameri can people at on its mean ing The reduction biggest in the nations history and averaging about 19 per cent for 80 million individual taxpayers will be re flected in pay checks starling March 4 Lower withholding rates provided in the bill go into effect then The White House said John sons address will run about 10 minutes and cover the implica lionsof the tax program for the country It said the speech will be carried live on all national radio and TV networks with the exception of ABCTV The latter will carry the address at 7 pm In addition to the individual taxcuts the re duces liability for 550000 cor porale taxpayers by an average of 9 per cent Only the Senate vote was re quired to complete congression al action on the bill Wednesday All debate in both branches was wrapped up Tuesday and the House cleared the compromise measure 32683 Formalities such as prepar ing an engrossed copy of th bill were completed in advance so that it could be rushed t the White House With Johnson signing Wednes day pay checks delivered start ing March 4 should reflect th new lower tax withholding rate provided in the bill The House passed the compro raise version of the legislatio Tuesday 326 to 83 The Senat is expected to give similar over whelming approval The bill will bring rate cut FEAT OF flailingarms and legs new heavyweight boxing champion Cassius Clay is lifted off the ring floor by one of his handlers when Sonny Listen was unable to answer the Pholofax bell for the seventh round Another Clay handler kicks up his heels at left Trainer Angelo Dundee right ac claims the new champion More pic tures and story on Page 19 School bond issue passed at Garner of the Gar nerHayfield School District Tuesday approved a bond issue for the construction of a new high school The vote was 615 in favor of issue and 290 opposed The for all of the nations 80 millionj67 D per ccnt maj0rHy was well individual and 550000 corporalejabove lhc requjrcci 60 per cenl Ship unions to resume loading of US wheat State gives approval The Iowa Highway Commis sion Monday approved widening of 26 miles of Federal Avenue in Mason City The cost of the construction portion of the program which will be shared equally by the city and the commission is estimated at Engineering and legal costs will bring the total to about 5435000 The city is to pay for the design engineering and the state for the construction en gineering costs The plan which mainly con sists of widening and parking removal was drawn in Jan uary by Richard Widseth city engineer It received support of the City Council on Jan 20 Under the program by the end of 1966 parking definitely will be removed from 2nd South to the city limits and from 5th North to the city limits The downtown area between 2nd South and 5th North then would be either fourlane two jway with parking removed or Federal would remain twolane with parking but as a one way street The first phase of the project will start early this summer ac cording to Widseth It calls for widening Federal from 19th to 27th South from its present 35 to 49 feet From 27th South to the southern city limits the street was widened to 49 feet in 1959 The 19th to 27th South portion will cost about In 1965 the second year of the project Federal will be widened from 19th to 8th South from its present 41 feet to 49 feet Park ing will be removed from 2nd Photofax Carole wont testify Refuses to tell on boss WASHINGTON Car pie Tyler Bobby Bakers strik ing brunette secretary refused Wednesday to answer questions from Senate investigators but denied she was guilty of any legal or moral wrongdoing The former Tennessee beauty queen speaking with her South ern accent read a statement in which she invoked her 5th Amendment protection against selfincrimination accused the Senate Rules Committee of in vading her privacy and said its investigation served no valid IN GOOD HUMORED SILENCE Carole Tyler legislative purpose former Tennessee beauty queen who was Bobby I pray that the public will Bakers Capitol Hill secretary flashes a big smile in keep an open mind regarding her appearance before the Senate Rules Committee me in order to insure that no She refused to answer questions from Senate ihvesfifurther irreparable injury re gators but denied she was moral wrongdoing guilty of any legal or want label on imported meat WASHINGTON iff Water taxpayers The tax savings will average around 19 per cent for individ uals They will be somewhat less for those in middle income brackets higher at the bottom and top of the scale The reduction range is from around 155 per cent up to 100 per cent for the 15 million low income taxpayers who will Ic dropped from the rolls entirely For corporations the reduc tion will average 9 per cent However they benefited from an investment credit provision and liberalized depreciation rules established in 1962 The Treasury estimates the overall effect is to cut corporate tax li abilities 17 per cent Inside The Globe CLAY wins heavyweight title Page 19 E J Blumeyer superintend ent of GarnerHayfield schools said Wednesday he was pleas antly surprised by the size of the yes vole The exception ally fine voter turnout had a great deal to do with the pass age of the issue he added front unions are ready to re sume loading ships with US wheat for the Soviet Union by the end of the week after end ing a 10day boycott The White House announced ate Tuesday that the unions lad agreed to load the wheat after President Johnson pledged that in all future grain deals The work schooi board will start inrmedialely with the architects on the specific plans with the Soviet Union half of the cargo would be carried in US ships The late President John F Kennedy had agreed to ship half of the grain in American ships when the sales were arranged North lowan victim of air tragedy CORWITH A North Iowa for the new school B umeycr L Dean Jurgcnscn 25 said The contracts will be let onc 58 ons who as soon as possible Tentative plans call for the school to be ready for occu pancy by September 1965 Blu meyer added The school will be built on a 25acre site purchased last year just south of the Garner city limits It will have a capacity of 400 students There presently are 274 students enrolled in the GarnerHayfield High School When the new school is com pleted the present 5th through 8th grades will occupy the old high school building There are Editorials 4l9n cfilHantc mncnnHir CIK Society news 678 Sports news 1920 Clear Lake news 2223 Mason City news 3031 Classified pages 3435 KILLED BY CYCLE LONG ROCK Englanci UPI Victor Humphries came to Cornwall to attend his brotherinlaws funeral was killed Tuesday night when he was knocked down by a motor cycle while crossing the road 320 students presently through 8th grade North Iowa in 5th Weather outlook Fair continued cold Wed nesday night lows 5 to 10 Considerable cloudiness warmer occasional light snow Thursday highs in 20s Weather details on page 2 ished in art Eastern Airlines jet liner crash Tuesday near New Orleans Mr and Mrs Clarence L Jurgenscn Larrys parents who farm northeast of Corwith were notified Wednesday morning Jurgensen a graduate of Cor with High School had been cm ployed in the Chicago office of Eastern Airlines He had been in New Orleans with a group of airline employes who had board ed the plane in New Orleans to return to Chicago The plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain north of New Orleans minutes after takeoff There were no survivors Surviving are his parents a sister Mrs John Phyllis Heil Marshalltown two brothers Gerald Northficld Minn James at home Funeral ar rangements arc pending at the BoiiRhton Funeral Home in lastfall But the way was left open then to waive the require ment The 5050 agreement will not cover the sale of 1 million tons of wheat to the Soviet Union by he Continental Grain Co be cause final details of that deal have already been worked out Three internation al Longshoremans Association the National Maritime Union and the Seafarers International the boycott after the US Maritime Administra tion agreed to let Continental ship 62 per cent of the wheat in nonAmerican ships to 19th South Cost for this por tion is estimated at In the final year of the widen ing program 1966 Federal will be widened from 5th to 17th North from 41 to 49 feet Park ing will be removed on Federal from 5th North to the city limits when work is completed It will cost an estimated Also included in the program is a reconstruction of the under pass at about 9th South to allow more lanes of trafficto flow under it Widseth said Wednesday morn ing he plans to contact the high way commission as soon as pos sible to discuss handling to construction plans He said the project should be started as soon as possible to toft ad vantage of good working wcath DES MOINES Iowa legislators have introduced a proposed bill requiring the labeling of foreign meat im ported and sold in this state It will be up to the House Committee on Introduction of Bills whether the measure can be put on the calendar of the special session called to deal mainly with reapportionment Sponsors of the bill Reps William Winkelman RLohr ville Lester Kluever ItAtlan tic and Ray Hagie RClarion said foreign meat has largelj contributed to depressing the livestock market in Iowa and Midwestern slates There is an urgent need for his legislation the three legis lators said We are concerned about the crippling effect the excessive amounts of imported meats have on our market prices jobs and the con sumer Legislature gets junior college aid bill DES MOINES Ml A con troversial bill permitting schoo They said that in most casesjdistricts to issue bonds jun er 6th 7th Ruby jurors selected DALLAS sixth and The action Wednesday came somewhat as a surprise since it was the first time the commis sion had discussed the project at an open meeting Harry J Bradley Jr com mission chairman Monday en dorsed the Mason City proposal calling it an excellent pro gram In connection with re moval of parking the city plans to better offstreet parking fa cilities seventh jurors who will hear In southeast Mason City for I 1 1 1 i 1 I consumers do not know the source of imported meat when they buy itin stores Their proposed bill would re quire any person or firm selling such products in cans or pack ages to display a conspicuous sign in their places of business announcing that the meat is inv ported and from what country n addition each can or pack age would have to be so labeled Violations would be punished by fines and jail sentences Jack Rubys murder trial were sworn in swiftly Wednesday One is a young paper salesman the other a stylish secretary Robert L Flechtner a 29year old salesman who started his job with Clampitt Paper Com pany the day he got his jury no tice was picked in less than 20 minutes Mrs Gwen L English a full time secretary married to an electrician was taken just be Britt Services will be held recessed at St John Lutheran Church ml Corwith See early story on page 2 CST until 3 pm They have no children She is the second woman on the jury example Widseth wants 12th 13th 14th 16th 17th 18th 20th and 21st widened a block east from Federal possibly with room made for angle parking He also suggests 14th NE be widened for the same purpose The existing 47rfoot width o Federal from 8th South to 5th North is considered sufficien and engineers do not feel tha widening would aid traffic flow The 41foot width from 17th to 25th North also is considercc adequate because of the lighte traffic compared with areas in the south section ior college construction was in troduced at the special session of the legislature Tuesday The first measure to be of fered in the House it Vas ap proved by the Committee oh In troduction of Bills The same measure was passed and signed by the gover nor at the 1963 session But bonding firm officials dis covered that the 1963 bill inad vertently repealed a code sec tion specifically authorizing jun ior colleges to use the bonds suits to my reputation Miss Tyler said in her statement at the televised hearing in the e n a t es big marblepillared aucus room Baker who resigned under ire last Oct 7 as secretary to ic Senates Democratic nia ority also refused to answer uestions Tuesday about how e enriched himself while in iis Senate post Miss Tyler 24 had been sub poenaed to tell what she knew about Bakers outside business and financial dealings She served as his Capitol secretary and now is working in his law office here Wednesdays hearing lasted ess than an hour Chairman B Everett Jordan DNC adjourned the hearings until 10 am Thursday when other witnesses are to be called Like Baker Miss Tyler refused to answer questions on grounds of possible selfincrimination and also invasion of privacy And like Baker she too had a bigname attorney by her side Bakers attorney was Ed Gas prices starting back toward normal Gasoline prices in Mason City Wednesday continued to climb jack toward normal indicating an end to the gas war which started here in late January The price rise was started by some stations here at 7 am Tuesday although others still nad not boosted prices at noon1 Wednesday The price was 299 to 309 for regular gas and 329 and 339 for ethyl at most national chain sta tions and about on cent less at cutrate stations ward Bennett Williams famous as a defense lawyer in headline cases Miss Tylers attorney is My ron G Ehrlich 35 a veteran of practice in the District of Columbia and brother of famed San Francisco lawyer Jake Ehrlich Chestnuthaired M i s s Tyler arrived 10 minutes early for the hearing Unlike Baker the suntanned Miss Tyler did not object to live television cameras The lithe 24yearold was de scribed by Baker as his cousin when he moved into a swank fourbedroom townhouse where she still lives She now works in Bakers law office The Rules Committee which Tuesday heard Baker refuse more than 100 times to answer questions put off a decision whether to recommend he be Most gas station and cited for contempt of Congress managers questioned said they punishable by a years impris LUCKY PRAYER PERRIS Calif Germaine Blann was kneeling in prayer at her pew in St James Catholic Clutrch Sunday when a spent 30caliber rifle bullet struck her and fell to the floor She was not hurt received orders from their disonment a fine or both tributors to boost the price andi were unsure whether the gas war is over At one chain station the price was 299 in a station in south Mason City and 309 in north Mason City Donald Wass manager of the Breeze station at R04 S Federal said the continration of the gas war would depend on other stations raised their prices Wednesday afternoon h n IBUrt MM M happen Wass said u 21 SAME ;