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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 13, 1964, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Wily Newspaper ttw e ewspper h o m o k a 11 North lowo n e ig h bor VOL Home Edition uJUd lBUnwttoa1 roll Us MASON CITY IOWA FRfDAY MARCH 13 100 copyjThls Paptr ConilsU Two is new bos s RUBYS witness in the Jack Ruby trial is shown as sheleft the courtroom in Dallas She tes tified that she had gone with Ruby off and on for 11 years She described Ruby as very emotional Ruby jury to get his case man as hero Nofth lunged ntOM DALLAS Jack Rubysde fenders closed out all testimony at his murdertrial Friday with an expert who said the slayer has t a particular very rare form of epilepsy but he could not say whether the slayer knew right from wrong Judge Joe B Brown will give the caseW t h e jury Friday right day of the frial j The judge called an indefinite recess to prepare his charge to the jury Prosecution end defense get a total of four hours for summing up arguments Then the jury of eight men and four women file up the 19 steps to the deliberation room to determine whetherRuby was guilty or innocent by reason of insanity when he stiot Lee Har vey Oswald the accused assas sin at President Kennedy Dr Frederick A Gibbs of Chi cago whose theories were at tacked in advance by prosecu tion testified for the defense Friday after a last minute midnight flight here Gibbs told the jury that he came UT Dallas voluntarily to testify inthe trial of Ruby Gibbs replied to a question by chief defense counsel Melvin Belli wheV asked what thespe cialist found in Rubys electro encephalograms v I delected that he has par ticular very rare type of epi lepsy which does not manifest itself in seizures but in other ways vj Aj number of psychiatric and medical witnesses who have tes tified for the prosecution said they flatly disagree with Gibbs interpretations of Rubys ence brainSyave tests jQne of thelast defense wit nesses was a statuesque woman clad enticelyVin black andwear ing pearls Sheiwas Miss Alice Nichols who said that Tabout 10 years ago Jack Ruby and I talked about marriage j She said Ruby tekphoned her on the day Kennedy was assas sinated She said he was very upset She described Ruby as highly emotional but she said in an swer to a question i dont re member him ever haying men tioned suicide PITTSBURGH Iowa railroader who from a moving locomotive and pushed a girl out of the way was cited Thursday for heroism by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission Robert N Attwooll 50 Clar ion was credited with saving the life of Leslie Kelley 17 months at Hansell June 27 1962 Attweoll awarded broriw medal and was among 25 persons cited for heroic acts in nine states and two Canadian provinces The commission said Leslie crawled from the yard of her home to a railroad track The freight train approached The engineer threw on emergency brakes and shouted to Attwooll a fireman Attwooll rushed out onto the engine and got onto a footboard iii front He crouched low By foe time the train reached e girl it was going about eight miles an hour Attwooll and at the me off the engine Pushing Leslie in front of him They landed about six feet from Hold man iwho admits he is slayer D NEWTON Paul Roach 36 of Des Moines waived Preliminary hearing Friday and was bound over to the grand jury on an open charge of mur qer m the slaying of his former UTITA ITS Mortimer apn missioner of Internal Revenue seals an envelope be g income tax return Caplin licked the envelope and dropped it into the mail box in front of the Internal Revenue Building in full view of photographers as his way of reminding taxpayers that the April 15 deadline for filing in come tax returns isnt far away Remap session to go into 4th Wellr wife Roach was returned to jail and held without bond The next grand jury meets April 8 Meanwhile authorities of Jas er and Polk counties searched the countryside near Newton for a weapon with which Roach said he fatally stabbed his di vorced wife Highway Patrolman Paul Cunningham said Roach related is story Affw a morning of drinking he hid in the rear seat of his lle DES MOINES fl Senate House decided Fri day to hold over until Monday any compromise they can reach on the deadlocked legislative reapportionment issue The eightmember conference committee appointed Thursday when neither housewould back down on their version of the controversial matter said they would continue to slug it out over the weekend in an effort to reach agreement was dumped backinto the lap ofa federal court The insistence on an area controlled Senate of 51 members andthe House de mand for 56senators with the additional members coming from larger counties producec the legislative deadlock Tha Farm Bureau said a statement at a news conference held by Anderson Apparently both candidates Virgil t Hancher Has been at Grinnell iES MOINES Dr Howard Bowen president o Grinnell College Friday was named president ofthe State University of Iowa to succeed retiring Dr Virgil M Hancher He will be paid a year Bowen will assume his hew duties July 1 His salary is based on a full 12 months of service in the offife each year Je also will receive insurance coverage and be required to live n a house provided for t h e president on the campus at Iowa City Th6 regents earlier granted Hancher a twoyear leave of ab lence from July l to Sept 1 L966 without salary He will re urn to the campus as educa ional consultant and professor of law at salary of The board agreed that when Hancher returns from leave he vill be provided with an office n the Center plus funds to maintain a clerical taff Bowen has been president of rinnell College since 1955 Alfred Nbehren president of he Board oft Regents said the egents were and had agreed to serve as the 14th president of the State Universi ty of Iowa Dr Bowen has a national reputation as aneHucatorin the field of economics before he was calledto Grinnell in1955 Noehren said He der Bowen un ad in a mg 7 v UU11U1UK When she got in the car about 1 Pm he rose up with a knife and forced her to drive out to we little traveled road where she was stabbed Later he drove back to Des Moines to call way back he threw out police o uiu ceuiuiuaies The Senate and House then for governor and the chairmen adjourned until Monday mornof both political parties Repub 1ncr ican and Democrats arethink mg only of the major cities Anderson said a 51 member Senate with one additional for Polk County would be heavily weightedfo pppulatipn Both chambers of the legisla ture have voted for a 130mem ber House based on population A move to reduce this number was believed afoot in the con ference committee Rigler and Senate minority leader Andrew Frpmmelt D The disagreement was over altering the size of the Senate to give larger population coun ties more representation Senate majority leader Robert Rigler R New Hampton said held a 90minute T wifes car parked at the thecomnyttee held a 90minute County Welfare building jharmonious meeting Thursday she got in the car about Wl the knife Roachs children Nancy n Karen 7 and James Todd Farm Bureau stepped into the arena Thurs day afternoon with a statement asking small county forces to hold the line for a reapppr tioned Senate of not more than 51 members one more than the present 50 Farm Bureau President J Merrill Anderson of Newton said we couldnt lose much if are in the care of relatives tells youth he and LBJ are When she left the courtroom Ruby stood up him Shesmiled at SEND CONGRATS LONDON AP The House of Commons sent its unanimous congratulations Thu r s d a y to Queen Elizabeth II on the birth of her fourth child iVoith lows Weather outlook wrdey Warmer Friday ntfjM m Ciletei WMltitr WASHINGTON Wl Ally Gen Robert F Kennedy denies reports that he and President Johnson are feuding The stories of a longstanding and widening rift gained broac circulation inconnection with writein campaign on behalf of the attorney general as vice presidential choice in this weeks New Hampshire pri mary A similar effort in Wis consin added to the speculation II f Nor ton Mass a member of a stu dent delegation calling on the attorney general Thursday put the straight question to Ken nedy Would he care to com ment on his relations with the President Theyve always been friend Iy and are friendly Ken nedy replied He is continuing where my brother President John F Kennedy started is no substance these reports to As for Jphnson himself Ken nedy had this to say I have the highest regard for mm Hes been kind to me and my family and to Mrs John A AyiiiJZitlt JJ Pubuque both are members of the conference group Both fought unsuccessfully for a 56 member Senate 1 AH Hobse jority leader John Mowry R Marshalltown and Reps Ray Hagie RClaripn Maurice Van NostrandV RAvoca and Lome Worthington D Lamoni also voted earlier for a 56seat Sen ate The Bother two Senate mem bers Joe Flatt RWinterset and Leo Elthon RFertile were leaders in the push for 51 senators in the floor fight F Kennedy tried Thursday call off the Wisconsin drive just week ago shire case as in he the had writein done New Hanip In Milwaukee however the leader of the campaign for Kern nedy said the attorney generals statement would not halt the ef ii a o vanced considerably its reputa tion for scholarship and sound educational practices He said both Grinnell and Bowen have fully merited the confidence displayed in them by the Ford Foundation and other leading educational agencies referring to the large number of grants the college has ceived from such agencies Noehren said1the choice of new president at Iowa is the most important personnel deci sion which the state has had to make for many years and this responsibility has weighed very heavily upon all the pay Roll call defeats bill WASHINGTON AP in sudden seizure of election year Jitters the House has said no thanks to a pay raise Its surprising decision fhurs day that at Congress members are paid enough killed a bill that would havV boosted the salaries of 17 mil lion government average mailman and goyern ment secretary stood to gain wux tnucu in ucicat ui Tne Dill wftich annually would have raised the pay of members of Congress the Seriatecin arm nrnpr hioli i m revive the pay boost drive later this Sfissinn i SUPPORT BEAT PAY RAISERep w KIowa gives victory handshake after his demand for roll call vote ended in defeat of the bill which lUnlTlrl VlOTTm J LI n mers o ongress and other high government officials by 000 a a the sanies of 17 mimcn FORT PIERCE Fla Edgar Hoover described both Two alleged pickets vioi men as former the enceracked Florida East Coast railroad and allegedly active as Railway stnkewere rrested ick Railway Arrested hursday night by FBI up aJtraiu Five trains have been dyna during John Wesley Davis 28 a Fort ierce area ynative arid Joseph Vedder lieu of wert bond The FBI in an announcement n Washington by Director J re re gents He said the regents were de termined that the tradition of outstanding educational states manship which President Hanch er has exercised for almost a quarter century must be con tinued to keep faith with the will attend the university in fu ure years the thousands who hold degrees from SUI and the many thousands of citizens who help support the university He continued in Howard Bowen we have found such a who will guide the University of Iowa to even greater accomplishments than those for which it is already famous He added we believe that al lowans will share in our pleas Should towns start new form of tax DES MOINES AP Should cities in Iowa be empowered to impose some kind of taxation other than property taxes to pay the freight of municipal government Should primaries be eliminat ed from the municipal election system Should local governments cities counties and school dis tricts be authorized to enter into contracts with one another n order to improve services and effect economies for the benefit of the taxpayer These and other problems will BOWEN Continued on Page 2 fort At the White House an in termed source denied the basic element of the report of fric tion between Johnson and Ken story that Kennedy had opposed Johnsons selection at I960 Democratic Convention as running mate for his brother The White House source said false that Kennedy brothers were in greement on Johnson HOWARD BOWEN DR VIRGIL HANCKER T est proportions Veteran 6b servers consider this unlikeiy The higher salary structure rtad the strong support of the House Democratic leadership and I the Johnsonadministra tipn It was scaled to bobst tnose in the top levels 225 per cent and those on thelower rungs 3 per cent on the theory mat the canretain top people only by making their pay competitive with private in dustry pickets during the strike lolstkks of mte were found wired to the rail at the north end of an FEQ River County The explosives were wiredso they would detonate when a trains wheels passed over the tracks the FBI said Saboteurs have blown five freight trains off FEC tracks this year two late last month a few miles from Palatka where President Johnson was making a speech on a Florida tour The incident prompted the President to call on the FBIand Labor Department to do aU pos sible to solve the sabotage and settle a strike by 11 nonoperating unions The FBI dispatched a 30man team to work on the bombings Hoover said Vedder who was armed with a 38 caliber pistol was arrested in a car near where Davis was apprehended Vo further details were re leased The two men were However this is n election year andhUe the ivoter may favor a raise for his post manhe may riook askance at boost for his man Besides the administra tion has filled the air with talk of economy i u leaders Were certain that if the House members did not have to go on record the million bill would be passed Ast the day wore on provisions calling for increases for differ ent groupsof government work0 ers were approved on lopsided i nonrecorded votes k When the critical vote on overall passage was imminent a longtime economy champion Rep HR Gross RIowa S manded a roll call This would an Li v aii m mediate hearing before US Commissioner James E Alder man Fort Pierce Bond was set at each Vedder and Davis were charged with placing an explo sive on the railway bridge in an attempt to damage a train FBI said Veddec an FEC A Alia WUU1Q force every House member to jo on record on a pay boost for nmself and would tell the voter how his congressman voted Gross move turned the tide Although a little while earlier He house had voted 12537 to eep congressional pay increas s m the bill now 136 Republi cans joined with 86 Democrats to defeat the measure 222184 The 149 Democrats and 35 Republicans who voted forpas sage now are on record in fa vor of a pay increase that they did not get au inner prooiems will The FBI said Vprirffr an be considered by members of f veddec an McNamara We can win in Viet WASHINGTON AP Sec retary of Defense Robert S McNamara returned from South Viet Nam Friday to give President Johnspn a firsthand report on how the war is going against Communist guerrillas there McNamara Andrews Air told reporters at during his swing wartorn country Force Base that through the did not meet a single responsible offi cial who doesnt believe that if a proper effort is made vie ory can be obtained He added though that the path to victory may be hard The defense chief with Gen Maxwell E Taylor chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff standing at his side said the President had sent them to South Viet Nam for two pur poses To appraise the political eco nomic and military situation To determine what tional actions if any the Unit ed States should take in the struggle against Communist dominated Viet Cong The secretary reportedly con cluded during his fiveday visit fourth to the embattled Southeast Asian the massive US aid may have to be stepped up if the war is to be won But dispatches from Saigon also said McNamara has vetoed suggestions that the battle be expanded into North Viet Nam Johnson sent McNamara and Gen Maxwell D Taylor chair man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to South Viet Nam last week to make a new assessment of the battle against the Viet Cong They were joined there by John A McCone director of the Cen tral Intelligence Agency Inside The Globe WORKSHOP for handi capped will continue Page 6 GRASSROOTS politics getting under way Page 6 Editorials 4 Mason City news 47 Latest markets 7 Society Sports news Television news inj Comics 13 Clear Lake news 14 Classified pages North Iowa news jf WINNIE MAN DIES LONDON AP Sir Walter Newman Flower 84 Sir Wins on Churchills postwar publish mi er died Thursday SAME ;