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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 21, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JANUARY 21 1965 10e Paper ContliU Fwo Associated press Full Wlrei No 297 Reject bill for furniture ash trays are tossed out DBS MOINES AP leg islative committee which ap proved the controversial an expensive new furnishings fo the lieutenant governors offic decided Thursday not to pay for a letter tray and each fo three table ashtrays But the committee did no cancel a order for wastebasket yet to be deliv ered The committee has been crit icized for approving the cost of the refurbishing because of the expense and the lack of competitive bids The Storey Kenworthy Co of Des Moines handled thework Charles Storey of StoreyKen worthy was called before the committee Thursday to discuss prices of some of the items He said the wastebasket is of cherry wood and designed to match the other top quality furnishings in the office The letter tray and the bases of the three ashtrays in ques tion are covered with leather Sen John Walker RWilliams said these items are too damn high If you will cut out the cost of the letter tray and ashtrays I will go along with the rest of the bill Walker told Storey I would rather give you the ashtrays To chop the price would indicate 1 did not know what I was doing to begin with Storey said He insisted the prices were correct When the committee ap proved paying for the furnish ings delivered so far except for the ashtrays and letter tray Storey said his company would pick up these items and return them to the store The committee approved pay ment of for furniture and for carpeting for the lieu tenant governors office and draperies for that office and the office of the speaker of the House Lt Gov Robert Fulton has said he did not ask for such luxurious furnishings Commit tee members have said they be lieve furnishings in the lieu tenant governors office should be of top appearance and quali ty bill to ban secrecy Viet death fast spawns Saigon street fight Capital in state of siege SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Vietnamese infantry men placed Saigons Buddhist headquarters under virtual siege Thursday after the Bud dhist campaign to overthrow Premier Tran Van Huong touched off a street scuffle Inside the headquarters five leading monks went into the second day of a fast to the death unless Huong resigns Only newsmen monks anc workers in the Buddhist organi zation were allowed to enter the main pagoda building where the monks were lying on cols under mosquito nets The infantrymen arrived after police clashed with a crowd of 30 youths heckling them outside the headquarters Police arrest ed 10 of the youths The government also an nounced the arrest of 12 others in a riot Wednesday night The troops strung barbed wire outside the headquarters to head off further trouble The Buddhists closed their headquarters and one of the fasting monks said it would re main closed for the duration of the hunger strike as a further gesture of protest againsl Huong and his government Photofax TEARS IN SAIGON Elderly Buddhist women burst into tears after hearing Buddhist leaders announce in Saigon that some of the leaders would go on hunger strike aimed at downfall of Vietnamese government Photofax THAT MAN GETS AROUND Despite a hectic day that saw him inaugu rated President Johnson finds time to attend a ball at the Armory in Washing ton In his party are the First Lady and Vice President Humphrey foreground Ball was one of five such events on the capitals social program Fulton did ask that the furn ishings include a confer LBJs Great Society sure is crowded By FRANCES LEW1NE WASHINGTON AP A bit jaiiiuga jtired but beaming President ence table which has not oeenj0hnson celebrated his inaugu delivered ration at all five of his jam The furnishings were ordered packed inaugural balls But he last Nov 28 after two commit tee members Rep William Darrington RPersia and Sen Franklin S Main met at StoreyKenworthy Com mittee records indicate the items were ordered after Dar rington polled members by member Sen other committee telephone One Robert Burrows RBelle Plaine voted against the purchase poll in the telephone 8yearold girl killed in explosion JEFFERSON CITY Mo A gas pipeline explosion seared a creek valley 15 miles east of Jefferson City Thursday and two cars a mile apart were blown up An eightyearold third grade girl was killed and her father was burned seriously A third man in a station wag on a mile east suffered minor burns Both cars were destroyed by fire One man said it looked the whole valley was on for a few seconds Linda Marie Keilholz 8 died of her injuries at the University lad to admit Never have so many paid so much to dance so little It was an exuberant evening or the First Family and for Vice President and Mrs Hubert H Humphrey In fact Humphrey became so exuberant at one point that he wished for success and happij ness for the administration in he next four years and then well continue on for four more years It seemed every one of the expected 25000 went to the dances at the National Guard Armory and the Mayflower StatlerHilton Shorcham and SheratonPark hotels Johnson was grateful and told the crowd at his final stop the SheratonPark ballroom This las been a great day and a great night After working through the throngs that taxed his heavy fire of Missouri Medical Center IQ Columbia She was blown 85 paces from the car in the fiery eruption Her father Conrad Keilholz Secret Service detail the Presi dent concluded One thing I can say about the Great Society it sure is crowded Though he celebrated happily Wednesday night accompanied by his wife daughters their dates the Humphreys and inau gural officials the President was ready to get back to work He told a reporter as he drove back to the While House at am that hed be at work early In fact he admonished the ballgoers Dont stay up late Theres work to Tie done Were on our way to the Great Socie Photofax FINAL DANCE President and Mrs Johnson dance at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington at the final of a series of inaugural ball visits Huong however showed no sign of yielding Since becoming premier on Oct 30 he has steadfastly refused to bow to pressure from the Buddhist leaders and the military has backed him up Paratroopers and police used tear gas clubs and rifle butts Wednesday night to disperse Buddhist followers during a hreehour riot Saigons military governor Pham Van Dong warned that the lto4 am curfew now in effect would be extended unless the disturbances end The leader of the hunger strikers is Thich Tarn Chau the chief of the local Buddhist insti tute and a leader of the Bud dhist agitation which helped to overthrow President Ngo Dinh Diem Chau told the crowd of dem onstrators Wednesday night If the Ngo Dinh Diem regime could be considered 100 per cent repressive then the Huong re gime must be considered 80 per cent repressive On the military front US sources said that the Vietnam esc air force was making a de termined effort to drive the Communists out of the Boi Loi forest about 30 miles weft of Saigon The sources said Viet namese Skyraiders flew 13 sorties so far this week anc further bombings were peeled FIVE MONKS IN Premier of Iran is attack victim TEHRAN Iran AP Pre mier Hassan Ali Mansour was shot twice Thursday as he lelt his car to enter Parliament Surgeons gave him a good chance to live The government announced a youth identified as Mohammed Bokharaei 20 had been arrest ed as the attacker It gave no indication of his motive Mansour was in surgery for hours for the removal of bul lets from his throat and spleen Doctors called the operation successful Mansours brother Javad told newsmen He is improv ing and there is a 95 per cent hope for his life The premier was shot as he was about to enter Parliament to present five new oil agree ments Iran signed this week with major oil companies Un BOKHARAEI dcr the agreements Iran will receive 75 per cent of the in come from oil production and million in cash The agreements were signed with the American Tidewater Group consisting of Tidewater Oil Co Skelly Oil Co Superior Oil Co Sunray Oil Co and KerrMcGee Oil Industries Inc Mansour 41 was named pre mier by the shah last March An expert in economic and social affairs he headed the New Iran party composed mainly of pro gressive intellectuals versed in economics and social matters Police authorities declined to say whether Bokharaei had said if he had any accomplices The shah was skiing at a re sort north of Tehran and left for the capital as soon as he heard of the shooting Senate passes by 4115 Would affect appointments DES MOINES AP The Senate Democratic majority rammed through its first legis lation the session an antisecrecy bill to baa closed meetings when a gover nors appointments are up for confirmation The vote was 4115 with Sen Vincent Burke of Sioux City the only Democrat to join 14 Repub licans in opposing the measure Passage of the bill would car ry out one of the major planks in platforms Democratic Gov Harold Hughes and the Democratic party which has control of the Iowa Legislature for the first time in 30 years Approval by the House where Democrats have a 10123 major ty appeared virtually assured Backers of the measure won unanimous consent to consider it in the Senate Thursday one day earlier than it would have been available for debate under normal procedure Opponents said the bill would lead to star chamber proceed ings where nominees lives are bared to the public without just ice and without mercy An amendment proposed by four Republicans and defeated by a vote of 3621 was attacked on the same grounds The amendment would have re quired at least one open meet ing of an investigating commit tee where senators could ques tion a nominee under oath The bill does not rule out ex ecutive closed sessions of the Senate but they no longer vould be required Sen Jack Schroeder RDay enport in opposing the bill said We will rue the day if one per sons character is assassinated as a result of this legislation Others voting against the bill all Republicans were Donald G Beneke Laurens James E Briles Corning R 0 Burrows Belle Plaine Joseph B Flatt Winterset Charles F Griffin Maplcton R W Hagie Clarion Vernon H Kyhl Parkersburg Vern Lisle Clarinda J Henry Lucken LeMars Schroeder John D Shoeman Atlantic Richard L Stephens Ainsworth Clifford M Van c e Mount Pleasant and John A Walker Williams Sens Leo Elthon RFertile and Max Reno DBonaparte were absent Mother 5 children die in fire Churchill still is holding out LONDON AP Sir since Churchill suffered a Churchill rcporled Wednesjslroke lasl Friday day night lo be at a very low A new deterioration in the 90 ebb Thursday continued hisjycarold statesmans circulation iwas reported Wednesday night Colorado man is offered Iowa job DES MOINES AP Harry C Tinsley 57 warden of the Colorado State Prison has been offered the job of director of Iowas correctional institutions Carroll Price member of the Iowa Board of Control which operates tiie states prisons and correctional institutions said From to Asks boost in fees for drivers license DES Jr 34 was reported in serious condition at the medical center North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and Thursday around JO Partly cloudy continued mid Friday 3035 Weather Details On 2 had issued on Churchills condi Thc nations new 36th Presi dent and its 38th vice president were in a gay mood and the quips came fast on their three hour crossW ashington excursion heralded by Hail to the Chief and Hello Lyndon Ttoir first step was at the Mayflower where a dancing LBJ on 2 vslisnt strucfflc A medicarbullctin issued atiby hisphysician Lord Moran 1216 nm said There is no who said in the 13th bulletin he i i i change in Sir Winstons condi tion There will be a further bul letin this evening Seven days after he was felled by a stroke the 90yearold statesman is in a scmicoma but with momentary fleeting signs of consciousness tion The stons weakness of Sir circulation is MOINES AP Commissioner State William Thursday we arc very muchSafety impressed with Tinsley He has Sueppel has proposed a boost a fine national reputation Tinsley has e e n visiting Iowas institutions the last two days Price said Tinsley has not indicated whether he wintake the job Price said more marked There is nothing else to Interpreting announcement the physiciansi a medical con This indicates Only members of the familyjsultant said inside the Churchill home at thejlhat what nave been duys of Inside The Globe time of the medical bulletin son and namesake of Britains wartime prime minister He is the son of Randolph Churchill It was the 14lh medical bulle now bc shortencd The report of Weak encd circulation reveals that blood pressure is dropping and general bodily unctions must soon fail Editorials Clear Like news Society ntws 47I Sports newt 910 Cub Gazette 11 from to in the fee for an Iowa drivers license to help finance a stepped up traffic safety program Besides increasing the cost of the regular twoyear license ic also is suggesting raising the ice for the annual chauffeurs license from to and settin a charge of for the new pro bationary driving permit now issued to all new drivers The new fees would require approval of the legislature Fees were last raised in 1957 to help finance the Safety De partments traffic safety pro gram These include boosting from 300 to 400 men the size of the Highway Patrol enacting a statesupported driver training program and requiring all mo torists to take written tests every four years Cost of the program alone would be about MINETTO NY AP A mother and five children per ished Wednesday night while another son 17 saved her four other children and himself from a fire that destroyed their two story frame home The father was injured The 17yearold told Thursday how his mother Valeta Petrie 36 had run downstairs to try to rescue Susan Gary 13 and Bryan 1 James 6 followed her and all died along with Barbara 4 Their dog King also died I The father Tunis Petrie 40 driver training suffered burns and smoke poU ilrl r a r million a year under soning in his rescue attempts m inis He was taken to Oswego City proposal The state would re jul north of this centrai imbursc school districts up to1 for each student enrolled in driver training There are about 15 million driv ers in Iowa Sueppel said the fee increase Mason City news 1213 would bring in about mil Comics additional revenue a year New York community Randy 12 suffered a sprained left ankle in leaping 15 feet from The proposal provides that a L SCCondstory window young person who did not take uch a course would have to David Stovwison 17 son of wait until age 18 instead of 16 Mrs Petrie by a previous mar at present to apply for a drivriage told a reporter his mother ers license had awakened him apparently Sueppel discussed his depart smoke had arouscd ments proposals with legisla tive leaders at a meeting Wednesday afternoon The proposals also include SAME lowering speed limits on some highways and passage of a bill to require frontscat safety belts in all new cars f The fire evidently originated in a heater in the dining room said David said he had Roger 9 jump out the window David put Nancy 7 in a tree close by and she climbed down He threw Rodney 3 down to Dad he said ;