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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Tht newspaper that makes all North Jowqns ITY GLOBEGAZETTE Home Edition VOL 1M tad PNM latentttOMl nil MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 3 1H4 a Cootltit of Two Demo remap plan killed own bill N Iowa satisfied V By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa NewsDirector DES MOINES Most North Iowa legislators Tuesday ex pressed satisfaction prog ress being made toward re apportionment at the special session of the Iowa General As sembly One notable exception to this way of thinking was Harolc Mueller Democratic representa tive from Worth County Things are going a little slower than I expected or like Mueller observed I thought we at least would be debating re apportionment plans on the House floor by this time 1 V Mueller also said if Worth County has to be joined with any other county in a repre sentative district and this would appear more than he would favor going with Win nebago County rather than with Mitchell County as proposed in the Ray Plan Probably the most optimistii North Iowa legislator is Charle Grassley Republican repre sentative from Butler County Grassley at 30 the younges Republican atthe specialses iion 1sa id he tnWgaf the ses sion wasmoving along rathe smoothly and on schedule H thought the session would be concluded within Cerro Gordo Countys tw representatives at the session Sen Leigh Curran and Rep Marion Olson also expressec satisfaction with the progress Olson said he thought thing were going faster than he ha expected Everybody has to be hear and that takes time Olson ob served It might be possible for th majority to push a bill but tha be good Im mor tolerant than ever about takin our time on this touchy sub ject Olson concluded Mrs Lenabeiie Bock Repub lican representative from Han cock County said she hasn committed herselfin favor o anyplan primarily becaus Im trying to get as much as possible for Hancock C65unty She did say howevershe will oppose any plan which calls for Cerro Gordo County and Han cock County being joined in a senatorial district Im quite sure she said that people ofneither of these two counties favor such fa move She would be inclined to support a plan which has Han cock County joined to Kossuth and Winnebago County in a sen atorial district On the Senate floor Tuesday a amend a Senate reapportionment commit tee bp was easily defeated The bill which was introduced by Sen Andrew From melt Demo crat from Dubuque would have meant a SBmember Senate and an 116membef Houoe Report Reds quit buying US wheat NEWYORK AP Soviet purchases of United State wheat have quietly ended be cause the Soviet Union has de cided it has enough grain the New York Times said Tuesday North llowa Weather outlook cloudy and coidtr Mtdey niffht femrally COLLINS HAAGENSON 400 to attend Farm Institute About 400 North Iowa and Southern Minnesota farmers and are expected in Mason City Thursday for the ourth annual North loVva Agri ultural Institute Sponsored by the agriculture ommittee of the Mason City Chamber of Commerce the vent will be held at the Hotel Hanford starting at noon Theme of this years institute will be Agriculture Every Business This years rogram will be divided into hree parts a noon luncheon an afternoon meeting and an evening banquet WHO Des Moines will be the anel moderator Al Heinz pub city chairman for the ill preside at the afternoonyses ion The banquet speaker will be arroll P Streeter Philadel hia editor of Farm Journal A native of South Dakota treeter is a graduate of Iowa tate in animal husbandry and gricultural economics He was arm editor of the Cedar Rapi ds Gazette and the Webb Pub1 ishing Co before joining the arm Journal as an associate editor in 1939 He became man i n speaker at the uncheon will be Mrs Lawrence verett a farm wife from New SharonSubject0fMrs Ever etts talk will beVTFarro Wife Partner A well known supporter of the ndependence of thefamily farm Mrs Everett is a graduate of Iowa State and the mother of Ive children She and her hus band farm 600acres in Mahaska and Poweshiek counties Also on the noon program wil be Charles W Walk general chairman of the institutewho will be master of ceremonies the Rev Otto Zwanziger pastor of the Bethany Lutheran Church at Kensett who will give the invocation Mason City Mayor George Mendon who will wel come the visitors and Dr L W Swanson presideritof the Mason City Chamber of Commerce who will introduce Mrs Everett The afternoon segment ef the program will feature a pane discussion Subject of the dis cussion will be Our Stake in Agriculture Members of the panel will be tors William Robinson lampton housewife and forme advisor to the 12th session o he General Agreement of Tar ffs and Trade which met in iwitzerland in 1958 Bernar Collins Clarion farmer anc president of the Iowa Swin reducers Assn and Kennet W Haagenson Milwaukee di rector of public relations for th Allis Chalmers Manufacturin Keith Kirkpatrick assistant arm director for radio station TvtseUy tows WMttttr CARROLL STREETER To speak at banquet Seek 113 in House 56 Senate DES MOINES A bill calling tor a 113member House based on population and a 56member Senate based on population and area was recommended for pas sage by theHouse Reapportion ment Committee Tuesday It was the first bill sent to the floorfor consideration byv the House committee The commit tee has been deliberating differ ent plans sincethe special ses sion ofthe legislature started z week ago Committee Chairman Henry Nelson RFdfest City said the measure was designed as an in terim plan The committee vote was 204 for bringingthe plan out to the floor The four committee members who voted against the plan were Reps William Scherle RHen dersori and Democrats William Denman of Des Moines Ra y Eyelandof Kelley and Ross Stevenson of Lime Springs Rep Ivan Wells DBedford was ab sent Committee members said 4607 pet cent of the people would elect a majority of the House under the plan Senate would be controlled by about 41 Majority Leader John Mowry RMarshalltpwri said for the House is a modification of one proposed by pel deputy editor of the low a It would establish r57 oriel county districts 18 twocounty 4010 vote in GOP strength turns it away DES MOINES UPI A Democratic sponsored1 reap portionment plan was beaten down by the Republicancon trolled Iowa Senate Tuesday as lawmakers launched round two of debate on legislative re districting The isocalkd Citizens Plan backed by the Democrats was voted down by a 4010 vote in the first decisive action since the special session began more that a week ago The Democratic plan was one of many which had been proposed as a substitute for a reapportionment commit tees measure DES M TheSen ate faced a pneTdownandthree togo situation Tuesday as iten tered the second day of full scale reapportionment debate One amendment to a commit tee bill t6 rearrange legislative seats had been withdrawn Three 6thers either to be adopted or disposed of be fore a bill could be passed Sen Robert Hampton the agingeditor of the magazine in 1944 andhas been editor since 1955 Under Streeters editorial di rection Farm Journal his be come the largestfarm magazine in the world with a circulation of more than three million The magazine has a staff of 35 writ ers who travel across the coun try gathering news at the banquet will te Glenn Pogeler chairman of the agriculture committee of the Mason City Chamber of Com merce Entertainment at the banquet will be provided by a folk singing trio from Mason City Junior College Committee chairmen for this years institute include Mrs Leo Wilcox womens chairman Ray Franklin and Robert Peterson ticket cochairmen and Gene Hiilse and William Werner prep arations cochairmen districts and two threecounty districts Polk County would have nine representatives Linn five Black Hawk Scott and Woodburyfour each Dubuque and Pottawatta mie three eachv and Clintonj JAIL ADDRESS CINCINNATI UPI Walter Hemburger 43 charged with being drunk Monday gave the city jail as his address when he appeared in police court He had just been released after serving time for intoxication Rigler RNew majority floor eader predicted that a bill be passed on Tuesday First item scheduled for ac was an amend to WHITE Marchlion turned white in North Iowa Tuesday the delight of many Ma son City children The snowfall which amounted to inches was the first to fall on the area since Feb 9 when or an inch dropped on Mason City The Tuesday weather was in sharp contrast to that of Monday when the mercury rose to 64 degrees Here Olson 8 and her sisters Bonnie 10 and Connie Bonnies twin prepare to march off to school But they have a surprise waiting for them Turn the page Webster Cerro Gordo Story Marshall Jasper Johnson Des Moines Lee and Wapello coun ties twocounty district composed of Muscatine and Louisa counties also woulc have ttwo representatives the other districts would have one representative each The threecounty districts are composed of Taylor Ringgold and Decatur counties and Wayne Lucas arid Monroe coun ties The effect of this House bill as far as North Iowa counties are concerned would be as follows WinnebagoHancock one rep resentative Wo r t h Mitchell one ChickasawHoward one Cerro Gordo two Floyd Wright and Franklin one each Mowry said the plan woulcl give each county with 15000 population or more a represen tative to itself except where it is necessary to join a small county with one of over 15000 completely rewrite the rbill apr proved fay the Republicandomi nated Senate Reapportionment Committee The measurecalled for the secretary of state to apply a formiila to arrange distribution of seats again after the 1970 census if the plan in effect This broughtari objection that the secretary of state then might prescribe which senators could seek twoyear terms and which could run for fouryear terms in some districts if the formula were applied under cer tain conditions Backers of the measure began drafting anamendment to meet the objection Still to be taken up were an amendment offered by Sen ijC Nolan RIowa City and anoth signed by 26 of the 50 sena i n ru TAN CHAUj South Viet Nam F Communist guerrillas severely mauled two crack Vietnamese airborne battalions Tuesday inflicting the heaviest casualties pri government forces in a single engagement in months A U S adviser was amongthe dead In an hourlong battle which to form a population district tors The bill by the Senate Reap portionment Committee called for 56 more than at present but keeping the present Senate districts un changed The extra seats would go to the larger counties The amendment signed by 26 senators would do away with the six extra seats The committee bill called for a Houseof 120 more than now MacArthur has attack of jaundice WASHINGTON UPI Gen Douglas MacArthur is suffering one U S officer described as he damnedest firefight I have een since World War II 85 government troops were wound ed and 15 killed including an American captain advising an airborne battalion Vietnamese authorities claim more than 100 Viet Cong guer rillas were killed in the engage ment which began soon after dawn But American advisers at the scene could not confirm he report The battle took place in Kien Phuong Provincebesidethe Me from a jaundice moderately officials at severe Walter DAMAGED PLANE IN FLIGHTThe Department of Defense released this photo in Washington snow ing a B52H in flight last with a major part Photofax of its 40foot vertical stabilizer damaged See story v Jet bomber minus tail lands safely WASHINGTON Cfl A jet bomber landed safely even though it lost most of its 40 foot tail fin 14000 in the The Defense Department re jeased pictures of the aircraft Monday but did not report what had been demonstrated in a Jan 10 incident An Air Force official said the B52 apparently encoun tered severe wind turbulence on a test mission involving aircraft loads He said that when the dam age to tat vertical sUbiliier occurred the crews first re action apparently was to basl out but the pilot found he could still retain control After circling for some time to consume fuel he brought the plane down at Blytheville Air Force Base in Arkansas Thie plane was on loan from the Air Force to the Boeing Co for the tests The four aboard all civilian employes of Boeing were Charles F Fisher instructor pilot Richard V Curry pilot Leo and Jim Pittman navigator Reed Army Medical Center said Tuesday In a statement describing the 84yearold MacArthurs condi tion a spokesman said the five star general is not in pain How ever MacArthur has had some weight loss due to the ailment which he has had for several months the hospital said On his arrival in the capita1 Monday by Air Force transporl from New York MacArthur ap peared visibly thinner than on his last public appearance at a birthday celebration in January The hospital spokesman saic MacArthur is undergoing a se ries of tests to determine the cause of the jaundice condition Inside The Globe CONSULTING engineers to plan Federal Ave Page 18 SUGGEST NATURE trail for students tourists Page 15 Editorials4 Comics Society Sports newt 1102 13 14 Mason City news 1415 Kennedy fund nears million BOSTON John F Kennedy Memorial Library Fund is nearing million The New England Merchants National Bank said Monday the total is up since Feb 15 cong River barely 2000 yardt rrom the Cambodian border The airborne battalionswera searching for a guerrilla bat talion which was known cto be operating in the border area After breaking off the fight he Communists were reported o have headed toward Cam jodia U S helicopters could not fly in because of a rule prohibiting operation of U S aircraft clos er than three miles to the bor der The killing of the U S cap tain increased American com bat deaths in Viet Nam to 113 Ruby juror DALLAS UPI Mrs Aileen B Shields a telephone company employe Tuesday was seated as the llth and nexttolast juror at the Jack Ruby murder trial See early story on page Three elected to school board in Howard District North Iowa hews Latest markets Clear Lake news news Transit timetable Classified pages U II CRESCO Three new memj ers were elected to the Howard Winneshiek School Board here Monday They will replnce those who resigned Feb 3 as the result of a disagreement over proposals to reorganize the district Elected to the board were Dr D H Perkins Cresco Reuben Friedrich area 4 and Mrs Der rill Davis directoratlarge All are from Cresco Dr Perkins was one of the directors who resigned last month The others were Mrs Max Schmidt Elma and Arnold Kratz Cresco Also resigning was Supt Russell Baker The two who did not resign were Harry Kitchen Lime Springs and LuVerne Peterson Harmony Minn The new board members wil be sworn in immediately The controversy arose over the question of centralizing the jim or high grades of the district and the need for a new school at Lime Springs and a new high school in Cresco Four bond issues which would have built the schools have been defeated Lime Springy residents charge the issue would have asscd at first if Cresco voters lad supported itCresco feds Lime Springs voters failed to support later bond issues be cause they were tied to a new school for Cresco SAME I ;