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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 13, 1963, Mason City, Iowa ON DUTY AT RIOT Al abama state highway patrolmen are framed with the jagged remnants of a shattered police vehicle windshield in Photofav Birmingham as they patrol the Negro section of Birmingham early Monday The area was the scene of wild rioting and burning early Sunday Quiet in Birmingham as U S troops camp nearby Soldiers ready to step in City appears almost normal The newspaper that mokes oil North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY MAY 13 1963 UOe copy VOL 103 No N FAIR JFK still plans trip to north Alabama BIRMINGHAM Ala AP North Iowa Fair through Tues day Cooler Monday night low 3743 Little warmer Tuesday highs in the 70s Iowa Generally fair through Tuesday Cooler Monday night lows near 40 northwest to 4550 southeast Highs Tuesday 60s northeast to mid 70s south west Further outlook In creasing cloudiness and a lit tle warmer followed by scat tered showers by night Wed nesday Minnesota Tuesday mostly fair WASHINGTON Kennedy who has ordered feder al troops to the area of racially troubled Birmingham is going ahead with plans to fly to north ern Alabama on Saturday The White House said Monday Kennedy also plans to answer a telegram from George Wallace Alabama Gov who challenged the Presidents action in putting ottrained troops into bases near irmingham The answer will go out Monday he White House said and prob bly will be made public Presidential press secretary Pi units involved in Kennedys or ders to move into the Birming ham vicinity in an attempt to prevent additional incidents of racial violence Kennedy acted Sunday night after bombings and rioting in the early morning hours of Sunday Whether the President and Wal lace will meet next Saturday was an open question Wallace told the President he had affronted the people of Alabama and their governor by bypassing state offi cials in the Birmingham crisis Normally when a President Riottrained federal troops were I being massed in Alabama Monday to deal with any further racial disorder in Birmingham the I states largest city Life in Birmingham however had returned to near normal byj midmorning A 28block area which had been I sealed off after Negroes rioted Saturday night was reopened this morning and traffic was function ing at its normal pace The Southern Christian Leader1 ship Council said that Jackie Rob inson first Negro to compete organized major league baseball and former heavyweight boxing champion Floyd Patterson would fly here Monday The Birmingham Police partment said everything quiet in the steel city this morn Heavy clouds posing threat to Cooper trip De was and warmer highs 6572 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 56 Minimum 45 At 8 am 55 Precipitation 34 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 78 Minimum 58 Vote for cigarette machines DES MOINES bill to legalize the use of cigarette vend ing machines a controversial measure in the last three sessions of the legislature sailed through the Iowa House 8019 without de bate Monday The bill passed 3612 on Feb 25 by the Senate goes back to the upper chamber for action on rre Salinger said Kennedy has not been in touch with Wallace at any time since the racial up icavals began in Alabamas larg est city But the chief executive again Monday was conferring with Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy by tele phone on the situation in Birm ingham isits a state the governor is on and to greet him But Salinger aid he did not know whether Wallace would be present for eremonies on Kennedys visit Asked whether Kennedy was go ng to invite Wallace to be on hand the press secretary said hat he had no details but that the President is the guest The White House was silent on the number of troops and th High set in 1963 state tax collections Mrs Cooper is excited t for her son untoward incidents werel TECUMSEH Okla reported overnight although more tie Cooper is as excited as i than a thousand city and special mother whose only son is getting police officers held part of the ready for his first date city under virtual martial law Her only son L Gordon Coop President Kennedy sent Army er 36 is getting ready for a spe roops to two Alabama bases cial date with history in a 22 with a grim warning that they orbit 34hour trip around the would move into Birmingham if world of TVA Kennedy is going to Alabama in connection with the 30th anni versary of the Tennessee Valley Authority He plans to visit Muscle Shoals and three Alabama new violence erupts Thousands MrJ Cooper a pert gray of Negroes rioted early Sunday haired grandmother is visiting after bombs blasted a Negro mother in this quiet central I Oklahoma town Gov C Wallace arch I came down here to take segregationist who once defied care of mama she sajd federal authorities over voter reg Her mother Orena Herdinter stration records challenged the rupted But Ill bet I wind up Sheffield and Florence The kind of reception he gets will be watched with unusual in DES MOINES Wl Iowa interest because of the Birming collecting more state taxes this ham situation year than it did last year Salinger declined to say wheth CIA ujuii it j w The State Tax Commission reer the troops that have moved in ported Monday that collection of to Maxwell Air Force Base at state taxes during the first 10 Ft McClellan in Alabama are months of t h e current fiscal authorized to act in the event year is running nearly milof trouble without further order lion ahead of the comparablejfrom the White House period of last year a minor House amendment sparkle aiiaiiuii M Presidents right to send in fedtaking care of her eral troops He insisted state and Mrs Cooper is anxious for her ocal officers could preserve law son to start his flight Natund and order lv 1m nervous she admitted City officials and Negro leaders issued strong appeals for law and order a city under siege lay uneasily quiet after Mothers Day dawned with smoke and fire from rioting and bombing Helmeted state troopers city policemen and officers from nu merous surrounding counties and Continue plans for launching Kennedy is seeing a numbertowns patrolled the cordoned area As of April 30 the state had Of Alabama newspaper editors in shifts About 50 persons includ collectcd During Tuesday in the latest of a series ing police officers were injured the same period of the last fisLf luncheons for groups of editors in the rioting cal year collections were publishers from various 212625 This is an increase of states Salinger said the invita million jtions were issued May 2in action was Opponents of the bill in past Main increases were shown in vance of the UL tilt win sessions have contended that the sales and collections Birmingham use of cigarette vending machines income taxes is one way in which gangster elements have gained control of the cigarette business over much of the nation They also have argued fflat the use of vending machines makes cigarettes available to minors The only cigarette vending ma chines now legal in the state are remote control machines which require a clerk or attendant to push a button located away from the machine before a patron can get cigarettes On the inside actual rioting Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara was ordered to alert riottrained Army units and to deploy them in Alabama Troops moved into Maxwell Air Force Base at Montgomery 80 miles to the south and at Ft Mc jor Several photographs of Gordon sit atop the mantel and a book case in the living room of Mrs Herds modest frame home I never believed in telling Gor don what he could or couldnt do she said And we all know hell be in good hands Whatever happens to us she said is all a part of the pattern of our lives I believe God has a pattern for each of us How willshe while away the ong hours Gordon will be in or bit Oh Ill just walk the floor and chew my nails and drink ots of coffee she said her face LOOKING DOWN ON WHAT GOES UP From high in the air you see Pad 14 at Cape Canaveral with Gordon Coopers Faith 7 capsule in place atop the rocket ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIBB SBRVICfiS Editorials 4 Clellan at Anniston 60 miles to Breaking into a broad grin News Quit Clear Lake News Society News Sports North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics Classified Pages 1819 Arouses speculation Reported veto threat prompts tax caucuses DES MOINES to work out a compromise on t h e tax increase and property tax re lief measure now before the House were under way in tlie Iowa Legislature Monday Both Democrats and Republi cans held caucuses Monday morn ing to discuss the proposed com promise reportedly worked out by representatives of the Farm Bureau Federation and school industrial and business in terests and a surtax on interest and div dends over would be elimin ated as would provisions allow ing Nebraska and Minnesota res idents to shop in Iowa border counties without paying the sales tax and one alloting five per cent of the revenue from extending the sales tax to hotel and motel bills to go to promotion of tourism The proposed compromise would leave the million pro posed by the Senate for additional the east steps were taken for federating the Alabama Na tional Guard The papers have not been signed Atty Gen Burke Mar shall was sent back to Birming ham to consult with citizens and work with other Justice Depart ment officials In other developments before Kennedy spoke rifle bullets ripped into the home of two Negroes and a Negro church at Anniston some of the troops were sent Martin Luther Kinfl Jr head of the desegregation drive urged discipline restraint and nonviolence of Birmingham Ne muuviuicinc vi Korean bonus bonds but the proI and jnsisled a shaky bira posed compromise would use a windfall from the withholding system to buy up these bonds House Minority Eveland DKelley The move toward a compromise was reported to have come about after Gov Harold Hughes in formed leaders of the various groups that the measure now und er consideration is unacceptable and would be vetoed The compromise would include three per cent sales tax an increase of one per centand a income tax withholding sys tem as its major revenue meas agricultural land tax credits un disturbed but would increase from million to million a year the amount channeled into additional school aids This money would come from the property tax replacement fund of up to million a year set up by the Sen ate measure All of the sixmill monies and Leader Ray indicated the roposed compromise mef a luke warm reception in the Democrat c caucus He said most Demo crats favor retaining the corpor ation tax increase The proposed compromise was certain to run into opposition from numerous Republicans some of whom are strongly opposed to a agreement to settle the seg regation dispute remained in ef fect Albert Boutwell took personal look at the damage and pledged retribution there will be stern and in full meas ure Every resource he said was bent to apprehend those who lanted the bombs Wallace urged Alabama con ressmen to use their influence ves A corporation income tax in from three to four per cent withholding system because they contend it would be an added burden on the retail businessman and others firmly opposed to a sales tax boost Hughes told a news conference Monday that negotiations went on all weekend in an attempt to credits tax would be repealed andi all the household property tax The Senate bill called for retain ing the onemill monies and cred i tax earmarked for retiring I reach a compromise on the million revenue measure The governor who has indicat ed he would veto the present bill said I havent guaranteed any body anything or withdrawal of the federal roops leaders including King harged police officers with bru ality This was denied by offi cials The President pledged federal roop use in the wake of night ong rioting that followed the bombing of the Gaston Motel a headquarters of the integration movement and the residence of the Rev A D King a younger brother of King MOSCOW The presence of Soviet economic chief Dimitry F Uustinov at a toplevel luncheon has roused speculation that he may be moving up the Communist party ladder since illness has sidelined Frol R Kozlov Two teams try Everest KATMANDU Nepal The American Everest expedition has sent two teams on different routes up the worlds highest mountain hoping they will meet on the 29028foot summit May 21 Earlier the target date was May 18 Castro visits project MOSCOW Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro arrived by train Monday at Bratsk Siberian site of a large hydroelectric project Meet with Japanese TOKYO American and Japanese atomic sci entists met Monday for the first conference under a U SJapan agreement on the exchange of technical data on civil uses of atomic power Rock island reveals vast merger plans CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP heavy clouds in the launch area posed a threat Mon day to astronaut Gordon Coopers space flight But Project Mercury officials said preparations wera continuing for a launching Tues day morning A weather summary released by the National Aeronautics and jace Administration said that morning cloudiness over Cape Canaveral Tuesday will cover at least half the sky with some pe riods during the morning hours nearly overcast condi tions If conditions are favorable an rocket is scheduled to blast off between 8 am and am EST to start Cooper on a 22 orbit flight lasting more than 34 hours A heavy cloudy cover over Cape Canaveral would prohibit vital camera coverage of the fivemin ute Atlas boost phase of flight The photographic record is need ed in case something goes wrong The weather forecast said con ditions would improve later Tues day and probably would be bet ter by Wednesday morning There was hope that a northeast wind blowing into the area Monday would shift sufficiently to carry the clouds away by launch time Elsewhere around the world the weather remained favorable The prediction for the primary Pacific area southeast of Mid Cooper would land at the end of the 22 for moderate seas and winds As the scheduled liftoff time neared Cooper ran through a brief simulated countdown and launching in a trainer at Mercury Control Center He again re viewed the flight plan and star charts and scheduled a final mis sion review with all key officials late in the day Im ready he said All we have to do now is load lox and launch Everything appeared to be go for the scheduled blastoff Tuesday morning that is to put Cooper into rbit longer than any American more than 34 hours if all works ight A vast recovery network of ships and planes was spread out round the globe the greatest uch effort in to natch up Cooper if it becomes necessary to stop the flight before 22 orbits are completed If it goes he 600000mile route Cooper will land in the Pacific Ocean Wednesday near Midway Island A final medical checkdut late Sunday was go as everyone expected Gordo Cooper took it in stride laughing and joshing with the doctors OMAHA plan for mcrg Union Pacific and Rock Islan Everything was ooing well cr of the Union Pacific and Kock plan to merge through exchange Island railroads and sale of Rock of 718 of a share of authorized that high grade kerosene fuel was pumped into the big Atlas rocket a It WARMUP Astronaut Gor don Cooper takes an exercise run on the Cape Canaveral beach In the distance is an unfinished Saturn gantry BROOKS DIES BOSTON Ml Winfield S Island Lines south and southwest of Kansas City to the Southern Pacific was announced Monday A joint announcement by the three lines said managements have agreed upon a plan which will be presented shortly for ap proval by directors and stock holders If approval is received Interstate Commerce Commission authority for the move will be asked The study leading to this Brooks 61 executive editor of the Boston Hearst newspapers 17 died Sunday of cancer proposal was announced last Sept ul unissued common share of Union Pacific for each common share of Rock Island Union Pa cific now has 22429235 common shares outstanding and Rock Is land has 2916711 It is contem plated that this will be a tax free merger On consummation of the merg er the announcement said South ern Pacific will acquire Rock Is land Lines south and southwest o Kansas City The price is to be The announcement said the determined by engineering studies now under way Cooper ury capsule aloft The early load ng provides more time and lee way to check out other Hydrogen peroxide which the astronaut uses to maneuver the capsule in space also will pumped into its reservoir and iping system and carefully ob served for 12 hours in a final test or leaks But the lox Cooper spoke the highly volatile liquid oxygen that combines with the kerosene to give the atlas its go in until as minutes before liftoff ;