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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1964, Mason City, Iowa LBJ hails opening of Kennedy tariff meet GENEVA President A i j GENEVA President Johnson pledged United States help to bring the Kennedy round of tariff negotiations to a happy and fruitful conclusion Former Secretary of State Christian A Herter the Presi dents chief trade negotiator de livered Johnsons message to the formal opening session Mon day of the Kennedy round The session marked the begin ning of a marathon tariff cut ting effort by the 75 members of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GATT expected to continue for at least two years Upon the opening of this meeting of the General Agree ment on Tariffs and Trade an important and effective instru ment for theexpansion of world trade I should like to send you the best wishes for success from the people of the United States Johnson said Your meetings universally known as the Kennedy round exemplify the hope and commit ment of our late president to bring together the nations of the world in peaceful pursuits I be lieve as he did in the necessity of success in your work We inthe United States look upon these negotiations as an important opening to a better world If we acttogether with dedication of purpose all can gain and none need lose Not only the major commercial na tions but all the countries of this shrinking and rich the right to ex pect success from our endeav ors For the United States Ican assure you that we shall spare no effort in seeking to help bring this meeting and the meetings which will follow to a happy and fruitful conclusion Hard bargaining on tariff cuts cannot begin before Sept 10 authoritative sources said That is the date when 75 of the na tions have tentatively agreed to submit their lists of exceptions and products which they refuse to submit to blanket tariff cuts Hertcrs US delegation has congressional authorization to seek acrosstheboard tariff cuts of 50 per cent But the US probably will consider itself fortunate to win tariff slashes of 30 to 40 per cent The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors CITY GLOBEGAZETTE Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 4 W4 tide a Paper ConsUtg of Four SectionsSection Associated Press Full Leased No 72 A high US official said a pledge may still be sought to set a goal of 50 per cent in tar iff reductions but he was far from optimistic of winning such a cut President Kennedy set the stage for the conference by pushing through Congress the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 One of his principal objectives was to keep the Common Mar ket open to US products there by linking the Atlantic commu nity economically as well as po litically and militarily French President Charles de Gaulle struck this design a sharp blow last year when he barred Britains entry into the Common Market and French objections are likely to be a major stumbling block in the negotiations ahead De Gaulle is unlikely to allow American products to make fur ther inroads on the markets for French agriculture or industry Castr o may lack rockets cemetery Arlington rtow is playground By DAVE BURGIN New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTONnSince the bur Sal of President Kennedy pic turesque Arlington Nat ion a 1 Cemetery has been struggling to maintain its dignity Thousands of tourists flock to the slain Presidents grave daily Many of them thoughtless ly desecrate tHe nations most famous cemetery With two im portant patriotic holidays and the summerlong tourist season still ahead the picture will grow worse cemetery officials say T Vandals are stealingsflowers off graves picnickers 4 c a ve mounds of litter persons sit down to rest on tombstones and kids play tag among the rows of granite More than 100000 visitors file Kennedy grave on a weekend said Cemetery Super intendent John C Metzler Even the New York Worlds Fair is having an effect on Washington tourist f i g u r e s Metzler said already many Mid westerners and Southerners go ing to the fair are stopping to visit the cemetery Heavy a strain on the narrow roadways that wind over Arlingtons 420 acres The roads of Arlington were never built to accommodate those big buses Metzler said A weekday afternoon visit to the Kennedy grave site offered these examples of con duct A man feverishly suappins Polaroid pictures of the grave casually tossing the wasie paper over his shoulder A little girl crayoning on the nearby grave of Oliver Wen dell Holmes while her parents chat in line A man standing on the same Holmes stone to get a bet ter camera angle of the Ken nedy plot A woman breaking the line saying to her son Lean a little over the fence Tommy so I can get your picture with the eternal flame The growing tourist problem also maKes it tough for families of relatives buried at Arling ton to pay visits It took the family of Col William G Root buried near the Kennedy site 40 minutes to get from the cemetery gates to the grave Roof found her hus bands grave trampled by tour ists Cemetery authorities said they had erected a barrier to keep people out of this section but it did not stand Were rendering a service to CEMETERY Continued en Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly scattered showers and thunderstorms Monday night mostly west part and few showers again Tuesday Lows Monday night mid 50s to low 60s Highs Tuesday upper Weather details en 2 Methodists delay race amendment PITTSBURGH W Integra tionist forces at the General Conference of t h e v Methodist Church unable to muster a ma jority postponed Monday intro duction of a constitutional amendment designed to wipe out racial barriers within the church We thought we had a con sensus to push this thing through but we dont said the Rev Dean Richardson of Buf falo NY a leader of what he describes as liberal forces He said the decision to put off introduction of tne amendment was made at a meeting that lasted until 1 said he didnt know whether the amend ment would be introduced at all now Maneuvering started Friday immediately the quadren nial conferences 900 delegates passed a plan to eliminate vol untarily over the next four years the churchs Central Jurisdiction The Central Jurisdiction em braces 375000 Negroes It is the only one of six jurisdictions based solely on race The others are geographic After the postponement was announced delegates took up minor changes in the voluntary plan Debate is scheduled soon on another issue a report which endorses civil disobedi ence within most carefully cir cumscribed limits The Christian Social Con cerns report was presented over the weekend by the Rev Harold A Bosley pastor of Christ Church Methodist New York Part of the report said Christians have long recog nized that after exhausting ev ery reasonable legal means for redress of grievances the indi vidual is faced with the moral and legal dilemma of whether or not his peculiar circum stances require obedience to God rather than men The report contended that in dividuals must make such judg ment in certain instances in the current struggle for racial jus tice CLEAR LAKE High winds Monday with predictions of 45 mile a nhour gusts have de layed plans to upright a seaplane which landed and capsized in Lake Sunday morning Jerry Dwyer manager of Dwyers Flying Service will supervise the rescue operations Dean Kemmerer will use his floating boom platform to hook onto the plane Two Kansas City Mo men escaped with a chilly dunking when their Cessna 175 aluminum seaplane overturned just off Kemmerers Marine dock They had landed about y2 mile west of there and taxied to the dock Wind caught the plane and flipped it onto its top at 16yearold held in killing of stepfather WATERLOO A 16year old boy was arraigned on a murder charge early Monday in the butcher knife slaying of his stepfather who tried to dis cipline him The Black Hawk County at torneys office identified the boy as David Bruno one of 11 stepchildren of Bernard Hill 38 Authorities decided to treat Bruno as an adult and a pre liminary hearing was set for May 7 Hill was stabbed in the heart during an argument in his home Saturday night Police said he had tried to keep the boy from leaving the house President will fly to Georgia ATLANTA Johnson will fly to Atlanta Thursday and will visit the North Georgia mountain area to survey poverty conditions on Friday PLANE UNDER WATER Two over bythe wind on Clear Lake Sunday pontoons are all that can be seen of a Two men aboard the plane were res Cessna 175 seaplane which was cued one is over on Clear Lak6 2 men rescued am shortly after it landed to be refueled The men Bill Wiezorek 29 and Richard Sanders 37 were rescued after hey climbed out ofthe cabin of the submerged plane by Dean Kemmerer own er of the boat stable and De Wayne Frampton an offduty highway patrolman who wit nessed the mishap Themen had intended to taxi the plane to Kemmerers for refueling operations They were flying the seaplane from Kansas City to a hunting and fishing lodge near Red Lake in On tario Canada Wiezorek and Sanders were being accompanied on the trip by two men in another plane piloted by Sanders brother William Sanders flying the second plane watched the sea plane land and overturn on the lake and headed toward the Ma son City Municipal Airport where his plane was to have refueled at Dwyers THE JOY OF REUNION Threeyearold Tim my Hughes and his mother Lorraine cling to each other and laugh while his father New York City po liceman Gerald Hughes leans over them as they are reunited at the Woodbridge NJ police station Tim my who had disappeared from a school park near iis home in the Flushing section of New York on Satur day was found in the room of a dishwasher James Savage 19 Savage who was held by police for in vestigation told police that he had found the boy near an entrance to the Worlds Fair and had taken him home Dwyer had expected the planes and was making arrangements to send a truck to Kemmerers to refuel the seaplane when the plane landed at the airport with news of the accident Dwyer and the two men rushed to Kemmerers Wiezorek and Tlichard Sanders were taken to Dwyers home where the changed into some of Dwyers clothes The men had a suitcase of clothing in their downed sea plane All four men flew back to Kansas City Sunday night when it appeared that recovery op crations for the seaplane woulc be futile until the wind died Dwyer said his plan to repair the plane at the boat dock He speculated that damage to the engine would be minor if it died immediately and did not suck water into the engine intake manifold Police nab Is Cuba bluffing the US See decrease in dangers WASHINGTON De fense Department said Mon day it has no information in dicating any change in the status of groundtoair missiles installed in Cuba despite pub I i shed reports WASHINGTON be lief is current here that the So viet Union may have pulled it groundtoair rockets from Cubs depriving FJdej Castro of th means to blast American U planes from the skies over hi island If true there is less likelihoot that the fierydispute over sur veiliariceflights will erupt in clash of arms ASoviet rocke withdrawal would go a Ion way toward explaining the Rei prime ministers May Day as sertion that Cuba is alone in he dispute with the United States PDotofaz WILD DAY AT THE TRACK A sprint racer driven by Bobby Black of Columbus Ind stands oh end after he lost the assembly during practice for a sprint race at New Breman Ohio Tha mishap took five cars out of competition for the day Black suffered only minor injuries osion 3 in 4 Iowa cities Three fires and an explosion Cutcheon suffered took a heavy weekend toll of returned to work business places in four Iowa cities A Clinton fireman who Castro has conceded that hi armed forces cannot shoot dow the highflying American plane without the Soviet rockets Thus when he said on May Day tha we will prevent these flight to the limits of what our weap ons can do he may a veiled revealing new weapons limitation The Soviet rockets are a rem nant of the 1962 arms and man power buildup which reache crisis proportions when detect ed by US intelligence Soon after a showdown that October the Russians pulled out their in termediate range ballistic mis siles and began reducing their armed forces Two weeks ago authorities here reported about 3000 Rus sians remained on the island but that they would soon be withdrawn leaving in Cuban hands 24 antiaircraft missile bases equipped with Soviet rockets Now the word is that the missiles have been removed along with some troops but that a large proportion of the mili tary force remains Last week Washington re minded Cuba that reconnais sance flights would be con tinued An explosion which plant man suffered a minor burn was the Joe Gillespie attributedto only person reported injured A spectacular blaze in Atlanbuilding at the Monsanto Chemi tic did extensive damage Suncal Co plant at Muscatine day to a twostory downtown brick building housing a furni ture store and several offices ly little damage and probably and apartments The interior of Barbaras Bake Shop in downtown Clinton7was destroyed in another Sunday fire Damage estimates ranged up to Fire Chief Harold Nelson said the blaze apparent ly started in the basement of the bakery Also damaged were a pizza store in an adjoining build ing a barber shop and doc tors office Clinton fireman Melvin Me three in farm trap CEDAR FALLS Three DCS Moincs men were in custo dy Monday in the theft of a safe containing Two of the men identified as Gordon Formaro 40 and Carle ton Kittleson 28 were arrested Saturday night after approach ing a safe hidden under hay in a shed on the farm of Clark E Renner five miles north of here Twenty officers lay in wait in and around the farm believing the burglars probably would re turn for the safe which was dis covered by Renner Saturday afternoon He called authorities and their patience paid off Authorities said the third man identified as Roger Calvin Eckcrd 37 was arrested in a parked car in the vicinity of the farm He was charged with con spiracy and was being held hero Inside The Globe Editoria Is North Iowa news S Sports news 910 Clear Lake news IT Comics 12 Mason City news 1415 Latest markets 15 Society news 202122 Transit timetable 30 Classified pages 3031 Thanks but queen wont make Iowa trip CHELSEA Queen Eliz abeth says thanks but she wont be able to make it for the Chelsea centennial cele bration Its a good thing she said no said Mrs Verna Musel of Chelsea Monday What in the world would we have done if she had said yes The head of the British royal family was invited here for the celebration July 24 because a representative of the town was asked to attend her coronation 11 years ago Mrs Musel said the queens secretary wrote Chelsea offi cials and said While her majesty deeply appreciates your kind offer in asking her to attend the cele bration she rcgrcis that it is not possible for her to ac cept Mrs Musel said Chelsea residents really didnt expect Queen Elizabeth to come We wouldnt have known what to do if she had said y e s Mrs Musel said Theres only about 500 peo ple in town and I dont know where we would have put her if she came Mrs Musel said that when Queen Elizabeth was crowned representatives of all towns named Chelsea were invited to the ceremony which was held at Chelsea in England We were represented by an Air Force major from here who was in England at the time Mrs Musel said Chelsea is located in south east Tama County a burn but after treaU ment Gillespie said machinery in the building received relative would be backin service Mon day The plant makes agricul tural ammonia A fire Saturday destroyed Runquist Drug Store in Lehigh Lambert Runquisl owner of tha store said the blaze started when he accidentally spilled a can of paint thinner and it ap parently was ignited by a pilot light in a gas freezer Court refuses to hear case on race issue WASHINGTON The Su preme Court refused Monday to rule if school boards must as sign Negro and white pupils to schools in such a way as to avoid racial imbalance The ruling was asked by coun sel for Negro children in Gary Ind where they said more than 97 per cent of the citys approximately 23000 Negro stu dents attend schools separate and apart from almost the en tire white school population Hughes Hultmon to debate at Iowa press meet DES MOINES UP Iowa Gov Harold Hughes and his GOP op ponent Atty Gen Evan Htilt man have agreed to debate po litical issues at the annual meet ing of the Iowa Daily Press As sociation in DCS Moines Sept 20 225 SAME ;