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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1964, Mason City, Iowa S I ob By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa Hews Director FOREST triangle of controversy raging through Pilot Knob SUte Park east of here could come to a climax Monday and Tuesday at meeting of the State Conservation Com mission in Mason City The commission is expected to take under study a proposal for the construction of a private ski area on the parks land This has been the center of the con troversy At one corner of the triangle the Pilot Knob Ski and Recre Forslund Forest teacher who has private winter recreation just across from the park for ation Inc predominantly group made up of Mason City skiing enthusiasts who want to construct the ski area on park land At the second corner is Odell City school operated area three years Occupying the third corner of the triangle is a group of Iowa naturalists and conservationists The battle lines in the contro versy are thus Forslund is opposing the Ma son City group because he feels the operation of a private ski area on state land would create unfair competition for his recre ation area The naturalists and conserva tionists are opposing the Mason City group because they believe a recreation area in the park would disturb a unique biolog ical community Among the groups who are opposing the Mason City groups plan are the Izaak Walton League and the Iowa chapter of the Nature Conservancy Both organizations oppose the project because they maintain it would destroy the ecology and geographic areas for which the park was originally established Among the things these groups are afraid would be disturbed by the project are a sphagnum moss flyeating sundew plants and redback mice which arc found only in the park in Iowa David Butler Mason City at torney and spokesman for skiing enthusiasts terms the naturalists criticism over ex aggerated He points out that there are The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors GLOBEG CITY the 320 acres in the park and that the proposed ski area would take up only about 15 about half of which would have to becleared of trees andbrush for the construction of four ski runs The proposed runs which would start at the stone monu ment at the top of the park and run would be locat ed more than a half mile from Dead Mans Lake Butler con tinues The lake is one of the park areas which the naturalists svant untouched because of an moss found floating Home Edition VOL 104 MASON CITY 10WA THURSDAY MAY 7 1H4 UOc Paper Coiiststs of Two SectionsSec lion Associated Preii Full No 75 unusual there Pilot Knob Ski and Recreation Inc is prepared to invest be tween and in the construction of the area Butler says This would include the cost of vary ia 1800 feet feet long Each about 100 feet Can you hold your liquor By HARRIET SfIX New York Herald Newsservice NEW YORKWThe surest way to avoid becoming an alcoholic is to have the right parentsThe best kind to have are first or second generation Chinese Or thodox Jews or Italians and fa thers who are neither fisher men nor farmers Our authority is Dr Milton Silverman director of medical research for the Wine Advisory Board of California A function of the board which an agency of the state not this wine indus try is to some people can handle their liquor while others cannot The people who cant handle it turnout to be Swedes Finns Norwegians I r i s h northern Frenchmen and northern Rus sians And of course those fish ermen and farmers How much you drink is not nearly as important as what you much alcohol gets into your blood and how rapid ly Some drinks like vodka1 Jet into the bloodstream much more quickly than say sherry liquor hits quicker on an empty stom ach Italians who drink wine with dinner are bound to be bet ter off than threeVmartinisbe foredinner New Yorkers Safe groups Silverman says produce few alcoholics rarely even get very drunk Yet is a part of their culture They introduce their children to alcohol very early It is not uncommon for a sixyearold to be drinking highly diluted wine But and this is most important is always taken in a fam ily setting The child gets used to having alcohol with meals as a food and not at other times In highrisk communities peo ple are more likely to drink to prove something In Brittany which has the worlds highest rate of alcoholics boys drink to prove they are men In safe countries it is not considered funny or smart to be drunk in public You are slob says Silverman In high risk countries it is acceptable In Sweden researchers looking for a cure for hangovers have so far found only one More al cohol But the cure can produce excessive drinkers Silverman is not very optimis tic about the chances of elimi nating alcoholism To do so would mean changing pur social patterns an important factor in drinking and alcoholism Second and third generation Italians for example who begin drink ing martinis before dinner ra ther than wine with seem to lose the ability to hold liquor their parents had Silverman points out that few erAmericans who drink are al coholics now than 100 years ago Two per cent as compared to about 30 per cent There are Dr Silverman wry ly notes disadvantages to learn ing to drink sanely His own son a college sophomore who got used to alcohol in a diluted form at home wishes he had never learned to hold his beer Now he spends allhis time pour ing fraternity brothers into bed North Iowa Weather outlook Considerable clou d i n e s scattered showers and thun derstorms Friday and also likely south pert Thursday niyht Low Thursday night up 40s h mid 50s High Fri day in me 70s Weather details on Page 2 44 dead in plane crash Equality for all says LBJ ATHENS Ohio ohnson said Thursday our tomorrow but to to accomplish objec ives which have eluded man ind since the beginning of ime In a speech prepared for de livery at Ohio University John on said the nation must Bring equal justice to all our itizens Abolish human poverty Eradicate killing and crip ling diseasesandlengthen the lifespan of man to 100 or 120 years Eliminate illiteracy End open bias and active bigotry And above alLelse help to ring about a day whennation shall not lift up sword against nation neither shall they learn war any more The visit to Athens was an in erlude in a trip through Ap alachia Johnsons second our in 13 days aimed princi pally at drumming up backing Tor his war on poverty program Off from the White House awn by helicopter at am he President flew first to Cum berland Md for a speech in which he depicted the antipov rty program as a campaign of he continuing American Revo ution From here Johnson flies on to visit six states meeting the un employed visiting farmers and promoting the antipoverty drive The Ohio University address carried on that effort tying it n with the other goals which Johnson set for Americans Not in a day not in a year will these goals be reached Johnson said butif we begin he we approach the task with great enthusiasms and not with cynicisms these achievements will be the glory of your generation He said there is in front of young people today the promise of a greater tomorrow Its a tomorrow that is brighter than yesterday and more challenging than today said This is not time for timid spirits and trembling spirits It is a time for reaching out extend the boundaries of he brain and widen the dimen sions of knowledge We have it within our power GETS NOTE FROM LBJ Mrs G son of Newton holds a note and autographed picture she received from the President Iowa woman gets note picture from Johnson NEWTON UPl Mrs G Frank Wilson of Newton who recently presented a quilted bedspread to a presidential aide in Washington for Presi dent Johnson has received an autographed picture from the President The inscription on the pic ture reads With appreciation and warmest best wishes to a charming lady The President also wrote a letter thanking Mrs Wilson for the handmade bedspread in a flag motif The letter said thanks for the beautiful and colorful hand made quilt that you brought White House tor me a few days ago That you should to find the best of solutions to the worst of problems We in tend to do just that Let your young hearts armed with new weapons join an old battle against ancient the enemies of poverty and disease illiteracy and strife Johnson announced that a con tract has been signed by the Area Redevelopment adminis tration to establish a regional development institute at Ohio University This he said will make the university the focal point of economic development for the southeastern Ohio area want me to have this gift representing hours and hours of painstaking effort means much to me and I am most appreciative Mrs Roberts has told me of the delightful visit that she had with you I am so sorry that time did not permit me to meet you personally I know I would have enjoyed it im mensely Mrs Wilson says she treas ures the picture and letter as being among the highlights of her 80 years of active life Carter Lake votes to go on fast time CARTER LAKE tf Ef fective Sunday Carter Lake will join much of Iowa on day light saving time Mayor Wilson Mabrey said the City Council voted 50 Wednesday to go along with the rest of Iowa Carter Lake is a town of more than 2000 persons on the Nebraska side of the Mis souri River adjoining Omaha Witnesses see its fatal dive Calif UP Fortyfour persons died Thursday in the diving crashof aPacific Airlines plane in rolling coast range foothijls 40 miles east of San Francisco Witnesses said the Failchild twinengineair liner appeared to plunge straight down The FBI said itreceived reportsthat a smoke puff from one of the planes engines was seen just before it crashed A Pacific Airlines spokesman said the plane car ried 40 passengers a crew of three and a Federal Aviation Agency observer Thirtyone passengers had boarded at Reno and nine others at Stockton Calif on Pacifics daily Flight 773 from Reno to San Francisco Pacific Airlines operates in California Oregon and Nevada The crash was Pacific Airlines third in 21 years rpf operations Twentythree lives were lost in a 1951 crash nearSantaBarbaraA copilot was killed in a takeoff crash at Santa Maria Califin 1959 George MGalvin assistant to the airlines presi dent said Capt Ernest Clark was the pilot The first officer was R Andress and the stewardess Marge Schafer He said the passenger list was not available A Tasajerp rancher Gordon Rassmussen said the plane exploded intosmall bits There wasnt a piecelarger than a footin diameter except for the landing gear after it hit Rassmiissen said he saw the plane coming in and that it faltered there was a puff of smoke and it crashed a mile from my ranch The air controllers office at Oakland Interna tional Airport said the plane abruptly disappeared from its radar scopes Sheriffs officers closed off the area where wreckage was scattered widely The wreckage did not burn Some rail firemen on strike WASHINGTON AP Some railroad firemen struck Thurs day but a union spokesman said the walkouts were unauthorized We are trying to get them to go back to work said a spokesman for H E Gilbert president of the AFL CIO Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire men and Enginemen Gilbert said Wednesday that he would authorize no strike as long as prevented fay a court or der issued Tuesday J E Wolfe chief negotiator for the railroads said the rail roads are looking into the situa tion and will take decisive ac tion immediately to see that the law the court decisions and Judge Alexander Holtzoffs re straining order are complied The union is protesting the in terpretation by a number of railroads of a federal arbitra tion ruling that went into effect Thursday The arbitration ruling would eventually result in elimination of some 30000 firemens jobs Inside The Globe STACYVILLE wins tional baseball title Page 14 sec Editorials4 Clear take news 547 North Iowa news8 Society V1011 Sports news 1314 Cub Gazette Latest markets U Mason City news U17 Comics Classified pages 2021 Jury trial plan killed Rights bill foes lose 1st vote WASHINGTON AP Sen ale sponsors of the civil rights bill have won their first test of strength but it was a close call After four roll calls Wednes day a 4545 Senate rejectftd 46 to 45 a jury trial amendment to the meas ure The votes were the first on any of the nearly 100 amend ments offered to the House passed bill since the Senates civil rights debate began on March9 The defeated amendment called up by Sen Thruston B Morton RKy would have pro vided for jury trials in criminal contempt of court cases arising out of antidiscrimination injunc tions authorized by the bill It was opposed by the John son administration and the bills sponsors both Democrats and Republicans Sen Richard B Russell D Ga leader of the Southern forces said a variation of it is likely to be offered next week in an effort to reverse the out come I was disappointed in the vote he said I thought we had enough to carry it But the pressures were too great The vote was a bit too close for comfort for the other side Sen Thomas H GOP floor manager for the bill called il distressing The vote left as the Senates pending business a limited jury trial amendment proposed by the Senates two leaders Demo crat Mike Mansfield and Repub lican Everett M Dirksen Under this defendants in criminal contempt cases grow ing out of the bills endorsement provisions would be entitled to trial by jury only if the penalty was in excess of 30 days in jail or a fine PRESIDENT JOINS SMALL FRY Johnson hostto the families of newsmen covering the White House mixes with the children who crowd around the Johnson beagles following his news con ference on the south lawn of the Executive Mansion liny hands reach out to pat the beagles Him and Her and one tries to make friends with a little fellow on the right who has a box ofcrackers news co EDITORS NOTE Margot Cormier of AP House newsman Frank Cor mier dressed up three of their youngsters in their Sunday best Wednesday and took them to the Presidents outdoor news conference This is her story of the big event By MARGOT CORMIER WASHINGTON AP A whoop of joy came from 10year old Elizabeth a hundred ques tions from 5yoaroId John a thoughtful from 4year old Billy My husband had just an nounced that youre all invited See related story on 2 to President Johnsons news conference He suggested that MARGOT CORMIER Everyone was happy even the baby Michael would want to he was over ruled big day I got shoes polished and Sunday school suits out Billys jacket was dirty and I had to borrow one Nap time was a shambles No one would sleep We were in the car by and on the drive into the city Lhe boys rehearsed the greeting How do you do Mr Presi dent At the White House gate a long line of mothers and chil dren waited It looked like Sat urday afternoon at the neighbor hood movie theater except for iveryone lookjng more dressed up Entry to the White House rounds brought a reaction of excitement mixed with relief hat we had made it The lawn vas lush and green the red coated Marine Band was play ng and redandwhite striped awnings hung over the refresh ment stands We found the best seats we could well in the rear while vailing for the President lo ap pear the children made two rips Tor cookies and punch When they werent eating or drinking they kept asking Wheres the President Wheres daddy Johnson came into view and the boys jumped to stand on their folding chairs Johns chair seat collapsed and his latest cup of punch flew over the both of us As the President made hit opening announcements Eliza beth sat engrossed The boys wriggled and squirmed I didnt hear much of what he said The President recognized dad for a question and the boys stood on their seats again Daddys up now John an nounced We couldnt hear the question and then John added Daddys down now For the boys the news confer ence was over The children made another trip to the refreshment stand although the conference contin ued Then more wriggling and squirming and questions Whcved the band go Is that the While House Whats that on top of it When the President invited all the youngsters to join him on stage Elizabeth took the in tow I saw them climb to the stage Then they vanished in throng I saw the President looking somewhat like the Pied Piper and scores of other children My own were out of sight Reappearing finally they made yet another trip to the re freshment tent Elizabeth managed to hands with Mrs Johnson And all the children got to pat the Presidents beagles Him and Pier Everyone was happy MOTEL BLASTED JACKSON Miss tin A Ns ro motel still under construc tion was heavily damaged by an explosion Sheriff Fred Pick elt said Wednesday night clearing the areas for the four runs the purchase and installa tion of a ski lift purchase of a snowmaking ma chine and the construction of a parking area and chalet at bottom of the runs The runs would length from 1200 to The two middle runs would be about 1200 to 1300 feet long and the outside runs would be 1500 and 1800 run would be wide with another hundred feet of wooded area separating the runs Another 50 feet would have to be cleared for the lift area which would be located between the four runs One unusual aspect of tht SKI RIFT Continued on Page 2 SAME DATElH3m ;