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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1965, Mason City, Iowa No liquor license is needed For private group parties DES MOINES AP The Iowa Supreme Court ruled in two cases Tuesday that no state liquor license is needed for places rented to private groups whose members bring their own liquor Justice G K Thompson and Chief Justice Theodore Garfield dissented Justice Norman Hays took no part in the decision The rulings in suits brought in District Courts by Fred P and Dorothy S Carey of Iowa City and Sioux Associ ates Inc of Sioux City Both the Johnson and Woodbury Coun ty courts ruled the operations were legal and the Supreme Court majority agreed The facts were essentially the same in both cases A hall was rented to various private groups whose members brought and drank their own liquor Only members and their guests were admitted The Sioux City groups provid ed their own setups for mixing drinks but at Iowa City setups were provided by the Mayflow er the establishment rented by the Careys The Supreme Court said it makes no difference who pro vides the setups or who pays for them Both groups contended they come within the exception the liquor law provides for occa sional private social gatherings of friends or relatives in a pri vate home or place The Liquor Commission ar gued the places were operated more than occasionally and for profit and did not come within the defintion of being private Sioux Associates operates an 965 apartment building containing a ballroom which it has rented to eight or 10 dancing clubs six or eight times during the fall and winter on an irregular basis So long as the club renting the plaintiffs ballroom restrict ed the attendance to their mem bers and guests as shown here the ballroom is a private place the Supreme Court ma jority opinion written by Jus tice T Eugene Thornton said In the Johnson County sui the majority opinion written by Justice W C Stuart said of the Mayflower So long as attend ancc is restricted to invitee guests both the place and the gathering is private Certain acquaintances with similar interests should be con sidered as friends within the meaning of this statute Justice Thompson who wrote the dissenting opinion said he disagrees with the legalistic legerdemain by which the ma jority converts a dance hall regularly operated for substan The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 12 1965 AnocUted Full WltM VOL 104 UOe Piper Coniliti of Two No 289 urch is in ii Projects large and small to keep N Iowa busy plant in Charles City EDITORS NOTE This is the last of two articles listing projects planned by North Iowa communities in 1965 and those completed in 1964 This article takes a took at com munities east of Highway 65 By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director Projects ranging improvements to from stree an S80000 sewage disposal plant mark th ommunity betterment pro grams planned by towns an cities east of Highway 65 i Following is a detailed list of rojects each of the communi ies has on the getdone pro gram this year along with ma or projects completed in 1964 Charles City Big news from this Floyd County city is a proposed 000 sewage dis posal plant to be constructec on the south east edge o town Plan for the plan should be drawn up by summer Also in the m i 11 is the continuation of an extensive street pro gram according to Mayor Lee LBJ plan to aid private schools also By G K HODENFIELD AP Education Writer WASHINGTON Johnson sent Con gress a record totsthroughteens educa tion program Tuesday with an open invitation to priv ate and parochial schools to take part The proposed program with heavy emphasis on the children of lowincome families is the heaviest presidential artillery yet lial profit into a private home or place and likewise construes the holding of regular dances year to be private friends Albaugh About a mile of new construction and resurfacing is to be completed in 65 Although construction isnt scheduled until 1966 the prelimi nary work on a new bridge so or across planned the Cedar this year River is The new several times each merely occasional cial gatherings of relatives Justice Thompson said he and Chief Justice Garfield disagreed or the same reasons in both cases Justice Thompson took note of the argument that a wedding would be a private gathering and said with some exceptions and certain localities and among AP Photofax HELD IN Koullaris 70 is taken into custody by a detective in Gardena Calif where three poker palaces were fired upon wounding more than 30 persons V 31 wounded in shooting what Johnson calls his war against poverty The provisions for nonpublic schools to share in the benefits seem certain to trigger a bitter fight on Capitol Hill Even before the details laid before Congress it certain people a wedding is indeed occasional rather than regular Gene Needles chief enforce ment officer for the Liquor Commission declined to com ment on the cases until he had studied the opinions He said he would recommend that the law be changed to re quire a liquor license if liquor served at any place other bridge will be located a block west of St Marys bridge City officials hope 1965 will bring about the solution of what to do with the old Cedar Valley Hospital when work is com pleted on the new Floyd County Memorial Hospital The Iowa State Board of Edu cation is studying the possibility of converting the old hospital building into a vocational or trade school Albaugh says the possibility is than a private home or residen tial room In the Johnson County case the high court threw out a per manent injunction by the Dis trict court prohibiting raids on the establishment Rocket blown up by scientists JACKASS FLATS Nev Scientists deliberately blew up a nuclear rocket engine Tuesday with a great cloud of dust and a burst of light that briefly dimmed the sun Watching on closed circuit television cameras they saw the 12foothigh 4500pound re actor fly apart amid a burst of energy millions of times greater than the output of nearby Hoover Dam Purpose of the blast was to study the effects of such a nu clear explosion if it ever did oc cur by accident North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable c I o u d i Tuesday night with occasional light snow a littlt lows 2 below to 5 above Part ly cloudy Wednesday contin ued quite cold highs in tht teens Weather Details on 2 of the board of education doing something with the old building looks favorable Charles City will have its first municipal golf course in opera tion in 1965 The city will oper ate what has been the Charles City Country Club course a 9 hole layout on the southwest edge of town The country club is building an 18hole course east of town Club officials hope to have nine holes ready for play this summer GARDENA Calif AP A berserk 70yearold gunman blasted three poker parlors with an arsenal of weapons early Tuesday injuring more than 30 persons police said Less than half an hour later officers said Louis Koullapis came at them a revolver blaz ing in each hand He was dis armed arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder Of the 28 victims who re ceived hospital treatment many injured by flying glass did not seek medical attention four were in serious condition and one was termed extremely critical He was Arthur Archi bald 73 of Los Angeles who was shot in the kidneys Police said Koullapis was babbling incoherently as he two days ago by an employe as saying This year 1 am going to die and before 1 do I am going to take 20 or 30 people with me walked toward them with guns firing that he later offered no The havoc began at the Rain bow Club shortly after 1 am officers said when Koullapis drove up beside a large plate glass window and fired at least 16 shots from various weapons into the crowded poker parlor Koullapis had six guns on the front seat police said includ ing a doublebarreled shotgun four automatic pistols and a re volver About 250 patrons mostly men but a few in shocked disbelief as the gunfire began then dived for cover un der the large poker tables Dave Whitmore 28 a special officer ran out to the sidewalk during the gunfire and was were was learned the group known as Protestants and Other Ameri cans United for Separation of Church and State made known its opposition However it also was learned that the Roman Catholic hierarj chy generally approves and so do some officials of the Nation al Education Association which traditionally opposes the use of public funds for non public schools An administration source was confident This is a good bill and one we believe we can get through the Congress The comprehensive program would provide assistance to pre school youngsters in the slums elementary and secondary est on guaranteed private loans 0 college students perhaps per cent of the usual 6 per cent assistance to small colleges improved teacher training pro grams and universitycommu nity extension programs similar to the traditional agri cultural extension programs Preschool million to eradicate the handicaps with which slum children start first grade when many educational experts say they already are two or three years behind The projects probably would be pal terned afler the experimental under way in Photofax GETS INAUGURAL Lee Baron 13 of Lakewood Calif who wanted to attend the inauguration in Washington and began her campaign by writing to President Johnson holds the formal invitation she received irom the the teddy bear shell take along to Washington school pupils in the nations pockets of poverty and college scholarships and other help for worthy and needy high school graduates Johnson said the oneyear cost in excess of billion is a small price to pay for devel oping our nations most price less resource Poverty has many roots the President said hut the lap root is ignorance The presidential program would provide for fiscal 1966 explanation for the shooting spree But Dudley Gray an attorney or the Rainbow Club said Coullapis a sometime gambler and frequent diner at the club for several years was quoted Osage Continuation of an 8 year street program will highlight city projects in this Mitchell County town in 1965 according to Mayor Elgin Enabnit The program will include pav ng and curb and gutter work on existing streets A storm sewer system also is being planned An engineering company is FOCUS Continued on Page 2 Seek end to dock walkout NEW YORK W Top offi cials of the Longshoremens Un ion seeking a quick end to the Atlantic and Gulf coast dock strike have launched a cam paign to get members in the Port of New York to vote again and approve a contract they rejected by a slim margin The rejection triggered the strike by 60000 members of the AFLCIO International Long shoremens Association in ports from Maine to Texas An estimated 200 ships are tied up in ports wounded police said Witnesses said the gunman then drove on along the street firing one shot into the Monte rey Club next door and one at he Horseshoe Club several blocks away Police said one person was wounded at the Monterey Club and none at the Horseshoe Club One witness at the Rainbow Club alerted police to the li cense number of the gunmans car and officers began spread ing through the neighborhood Two officers said they came Public schools billion for elementary and secondary schools serving children from families with less than annual income There are an estimated 5 million such chil dren and 8590 per cent of the nations school districts will qualify for assistance Public and private schools would be urged lo cooperate in shared Lime programs and other joint use of new facilities Higher education mil lion to provide 140000 scholar programs now Detroit Baltimore and York City This would be part of the Presidents budget for Ihe Economic Opportunity Act not his educational program Book purchases mil lion in grants to slates for the purchase of textbooks and li brary books This would be for all schools public and private and whether or not they were in the pockets of poverty All 30oks purchased would be those used by the public schools the purchase of religiously orienled books would be barred Education centers mil lion for supplementary educa tion centers and services pro viding public and private school pupils alike with tutors pro grams in remedial reading science and language labora tories summer schools pro grams and teachers for handi capped children and acceler ated programs for the gifted Committees in House revealed Barry gives his OK Will avert GOP showdown vote PHOENIX Ariz AP Re publican National Chairman Dean Burch Tuesday announced he will resign effective April 1 and that Ray Bliss Ohio GOP chairman has consented to be come national chairman The announcement was made at a joint news conference in Phoenix attended by former Sen Barry Goldwater the par tys 1964 presidential nominee Burch Bliss and William E Miller GOP vice presidential nominee Burch said he will submit his resignation at a meeting of the Republican National Committee in Chicago Jan 2223 and added that unity cannot be achieved by forcing a vote over his chair manship in Chicago Even if I won under those circumstances neither I nor those who opposed my chair manship should be comfortable and my effectiveness would be impaired Burch said Some Republicans have been clamoring for Burchs resigna tion since the beating the party took in the general election Goldwater said he always has sought unity and that this can not be achieved without a solid backing of the national chair man Goldwater said that if a reso lution would be offered at the Chicago meeting as to whether Burch should be retained he believes Burch would receive a majority but the size of it is the question DES MOINES ments of House members to 15 standing committees were an nounced by House Speaker Vince Sleffcn Tuesday The number of committees was trimmed sharply from the 42 which functioned under the Republicancontrolled 1963 ses sion Under a presession agree mcnt between Steffen DNew Hampton and Democratic Lt Govelect Robert Fulton com miltces in both the House and the Senate will have the same titles Educational laboratories million to strengthen educa tion research and extend it into such fields as history literature and economics and to develop new instructional materials in all fields ships partial payment of inter upon Koullapis car parked on the wrong side of a Gardena street with the motor running They said they were ap proaching it a man stepped out of the shadows re volver in each hand and began firing wildly They grabbed him Officers said Koullapis appar ently suffered either a broken or dislocated collarbone in the struggle Inside The Globe State agencies to strengthen state million educational agencies and help them identify emerging educational problems formulate longrange plans and expand educational research and development The two presiding officers said they feel fewer commit tees might streamline the func tions of the legislature and fa cilitate public hearings befor the joint committees of the twc houses Fortythree of the 124 Hous members were named to th Ways and Means Committee making it the largest Rep Elroy Maulc DOnawa ommittee which has Loss as hairman and Maule as ranking member The other committees their hairman and ranking mem ers all Democrats are Mueller Vlanly and Harold Houslon Dallas City Nielsen Ring ted and Ross StevensonLime Springs M e a c h a m Grinnell and Rep Tom Dough erty Albia Conservation and Recreation Anderson Beacons field and James Wengert Sioux lily Education Bruce Mahan Iowa City and Riley Gillette Spencer Enrolled Breit back Farley and Matlie Bo genrief Des Moines Governmental Affair Charles Miller Burlington and A mere majority would not suffice it would have to he one of a substantial nature Gold water said Goldwater strongly urging the selection of Bliss as Burchs successor said that he had dis cussed his position with former President Dwight Eisenhower and with Richard Nixon the partys 1960 presidential candi late and each of them has concluded it has been in the best interests of our party and our country They join us in commending this to the Nation al Committee In a statement released to was named chairman of th Ways and Means Committee with Rep Casey Loss DA1 The total price tag of as rankin8 member 000000 is for one year only al though some programs are scheduled for three years and others five Administration sources declined to forecast what will be asked for in the years ahead but many Wash ington sources believe Ihe an nual cost will soon be in Ihe sbillion lo range An administrative source said Editorials Clear Lake news North Iowa news 6 Society news 8910 Sports news 1112 the Sibillion program of assist Latest marketsHJance to public elementary and Mason City news 1415 secondary schools the show Comics of the Presidents mes Transit timetable would be allotted on the Classified pages of Census Bureau figures Next hers was largest the with 42 mem Appropriations James Gallagher Waterloo Govern m e n t Adrian Brinck West Point and Rae Melrose Charles City Industrial nd Human Rela 1 e v e Carnahan Ot umwa and Donald V Doyle Sioux City Duffy Du SAME Blick ring in 1 Traffic Death iil Hour newsmen Monday night in Co lumbus Ohio Bliss said Because of the fact that my name has been so frequently mentioned in speculation con cerning the chairmanship of the Republican National Commit tee I feel it is imperative to express my views on this mat ter First I must make it clear that I am strongly hopeful the National Committee and Repub lican party will not go through a purging or bloodletting over this issue I for one am determined to take no part whatsoever in any such action buque and James Denalo Des Moines Public Do derer Iowa City and LaMar Foster West Branch Murphy Car roll and Arnold Utzig Du buque Transportation Keith Dun ton Thornburg and R P Har rington Independence I would not accept the chair manship under any circum stances until such time as an actual vacancy occurred and I were asked to do so by Sen Goldwaier and had his full sup port For the good of our party I am sincerely hopeful there will b no disastrous intraparty struggle in Chicago Some Goldwater allies were eported to be urging that the 3urch forces fight to the finish purning any settlement that would call for a resignation In state of state address Hughes lauds Iowas growth new attitude DES MOINES AP Iowa got off a treadmill of negative thinking in the last two years and now is financially strong spiritually revitalized and dy namically surging ahead Gov Harold Hughes said Tuesday In his state of the state address prepared for a joint session of the legislature the governor heralded what he called a new era of coopera tion and mulual understanding in Iowa He hailed the last two his first term as a period of unprecedented pros perity for most lowans record industrial and economic growth and improvements in such areas as education conserva tion and highway construction He said the state government will wind up the present fiscal year next June 30 with a gen eral fund surplus of about million about half of which can be used to meet revenue needs of the next biennium Revenue from current taxes he said should increase by more than 12 per cent in his biennium over the previous two years At long last he said i believe we have begun to free ourselves from the bullheaded prejudices that have cramped our spirit and retarded our jjrowlh in years gone by But Hughes warned that lo wans must be united to work for the good of the whole stale if the continuing problems fac ing Iowa are to be solved In this hour of unlimilcd promise for our slate he said no lowan can afford lo be anti business antilabor antifarm er antigovernment or antipro gress No lowan can afford to look with suspicion at his neighbor because of Ihe occupation he follows the church he attends or because of the color of his skin future depends upon our ability lo act as a united peo ple In a very real sense for lowans the state of our state is dependent upon Ihe stale of our union one with another It was the first address by a Democratic governor lo an Io wa Legislature dominated in both houses by Democrats in more than 30 years Hughes made no detailed leg islative recommendations say ing he would reserve specific proposals for his inaugural ad dress Thursday and his budget message which by law must be delivered by Feb 1 Despite the record economic growth of the past two years Hughes said the fact that Iowas farm marketings re mained at nearly a steady level HUGHES Continued 2 RAY ;