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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1965, Mason City, Iowa estimate Remodeling at minimum By JAMES R OWENS Work of converting the Ma son City High School building to college use will be kept to a minimum The School Board decided Monday to slash a number pf cost items that had been suggested in the remodel ing The reduction is part of jun ior college and high school plan ning for adjusting the pro posed work to meet the funds available said Warren Krafka school district business man agcr The result is a board plan for spending in new con struction money on the remodel ing job as compared to an es timated previously con sidcred Including chemistry facilities jn the industrial arts building and payment of architects fees total work to adapt the present high school for the junior col lege would come to in construction money mostly from bonds In addition there would be some in work tha would come from general fiinc money It is work which is re quired at the building in any event and not particularly a junior college need Included in lhaf is for enclosing stairwells for fire pro tcction for other firere sistant doors and for painting In the cost estimate trimming the board eliminated entirely any plans for converting ligh wells into classrooms corridoi upgrading toilet renovation classroom rcflooring and divi sion of the gymnasium into two stories Spending for room changes in the basement was cut fron to The major change there was in planning use of the present high school gymnasium as a library rather than as a stu dent center as originally pro posed There still would be stu dent center space created on the basement floor and the present kitchen facilities could be used for it instead of creat ing a new In spite of the junior college cuts Krafka said The plan will meet the basic needs of the current junior college pro gram Krafka and Roderick Bickcrt assistant superintendent said Other school board actions on Page 13 The newspaper that mokes all North Iowans neighbors Edition VOL IAS MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 18 1965 10c Paper Consists of Two Atiociated Preu Full No 15 Urges work law repeal Junta rejects truce proposal SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Dominican junta Tuesday poised the threat of an all out drive against the rebels after rejecting a new peace plan offered by Washington As the junta sent tanks and fresh troops with mortars and artillery against rebel holdouts in north ern Santo Domingo Foreign Minister Horacio Viciosa warned that all resistance would be crushed unless the insurgents drop their absurd and unacceptable pre tensions The junta president Brig Gen Antonio Imbert rejected a U S noposal reportedly calling or a coalition saying it ivould open the way to a ommunist takeover the changes to bring down costs appear feasible to architects In similar action on comple tion of Ihe new high school be ing built at the east edge of the city the board agreed to plan of work that would cost an estimated The origi nal estimate there was 159 The major construction costs at the high school remain the building of a shops area cafe leria music hall and corridor to the musiccafeteria area Air attacks resumed in Viet Nam Strike fuel storage area SAIGON AP The United States resumed air strikes against North Viet Nam Tues day a military spokesman said The spokesman said 30 U S Navy war planes from the 7th Fleet carrier Coral Sea attacked a petroleum storage area at Phu Qui 125 miles south of Ha noi Initial pilot reports said se vere damage was inflicted on the target which was reported burning AH planes returned spokesman said The strikes were the firs against the Communist North in six days There was no explana tion here for their resumption Vietnamese ground forces and US helicopters killed 128 Viet Cong fighters and cap hired 31 in three operations Monday and Tuesday But 11 government troops were killed and 58 were missing in a Viel Cong attack on a hamlet 100 miles east of Saigon The break in the daybyda bombing never officially ex plained was widely regarded as a potential opening for a Com munist bid for negotiations No such development was appar ent The lull began shortly before The plan offered by presiden tial assistant McGeorge Bundy and three other officials from Vashington reportedly called or a government headed by Antonio Guzman agriculture minister under exiled Presiclcnl Juan Bosch Guzman was known to be ac ceptable to the rebel regime leaded by Col Francisco Caa mano Deno The rebels original ly sought the return of Bosch and of the constitution which was junked when the militarj overthrew him Imbert called Guzman i Bosch puppet He said he re minded the U S envoys that a prime US aim was to proven the Dominican Republic fron falling under Red domination US spokesmen have begun re treating from Washington original contention that Commu nists were dominating the rcbc movement The leader of the peacemak ing team sent to Santo Domingo by the Organization of Ameri can States returned to Washing ton Monday night and said his had made no progress Unless and until the Domin ican factions decide to trust each other it is hard to figure how peace can be accomplished in the Dominican Republic said Ambassador Ricardo Co lombo of Argentina Accompanying the OAS mis sion was Jack Hood Vaughn an assistant secretary of state for interAmerican affairs who wcnl to Santo Domingo with Bundy Gunfire echoed for nearly an hour Monday night north of the USpatroIlcd corridor through MONARCH REVIEWS HONOR AP Queen Elizabeth II of Britain escorted by West Ger monarchs arrival for a state visit Officer in center man President Heinrich Luebke left reviews West is a member of the British party while officer at German army honor guard drawn up at BonnWahn right rear is the commander of the West German airport Tuesday Ceremony took place following the honor guard See story on Page 2 Inside The Globe P LU LllVJ JlluanUdLUHl Itl oiia I 1 r Those items were left out of the Secretary of State Dean capital as junta forces original contract because of lack went to Vienna for a meeting wagecl a housctohoiisn haltlr of funds The hoard also determined to leave in the plan public facili ties necessary for gym use as a spectator fieldhouse The main cutting of estimated costs for the high school comple tion were in builtin equipment All of the planning depends on voter approval of three prop ositions at the June 3 bond is sue election One proposal is SCHOOL Please Turn to Page 2 I Last Friday with his British and French counterparts and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gro myko at which it was thought Viet Nam might be discussed convention center at Surf in Clear Lake Page 22 Editorials 4 North Iowa news 6 Society news 78910 Sports 1112 Mason City news 1415 Latest markets Comics Farm news 14 IB 1 Classified pages 2021 Clear Lake news 22 Plane down in N Korea TOKYO AP Pyongyang Radio said a US light Righttowork issue survives its first test DES MOINES AP The Democratic controlled Iowa against block rebel area inside the US lines Bolstered by about 300 fresh soldiers from the armed forces training center at San Isidro House defeated Tuesday tsvo Re publican attempts to amend a bill lo modify the states right towork law to legalize union shop contracts The bill would permit labor unions and employers to nego tiate contracts requiring all em ployes lo join a union within 30 clays after they are hired The House rejected 8034 an amendment by Rep Charles Grassley RNcw Hartford to exempt from required union membership or payment of un whose re such Among those taking thefloor in opposition to the amendment was Rep Lee Gaudineer D Des Moincs who early in the session filed a riglitlowork re peal bill of his own Scherle said the Democratic state platform called for repeal of the righltowork law and many Democrats in he House campaigned for it I think you should have an Gromyko politely declined tojAir Base the junta claimed its be drawn into such a discussion with Rusk at the gathering held forces had advanced five or six blocks in the northern suburbs in 24 hours It is estimated that IIJ til in connection with celebration ofi30o rebels were making a stand the 10th anniversary of theiagainst more than 1500 junta Austrian independence treaty Meantime the ground war picked up Railroad merger given final okay CHICAGO and North Western Railway stock holders approved Tuesday a proposed merger with the Mil waukee Road and cleared the way for submission of the pro ject to the Interstate Commerce Commission Milwaukee Road shareowners approved the consolidation at their meeting last week In the North Western voting the count was for 1390655 shares and against 11622 Holders of common and pre ferred shares of the Chicago Milwaukee St Paul andPacif ic Railroad Co overwhelming ly approved the merger pro posal a week ago by a vole of 1948178 for and 5282 against Joint committees appointed by the two railroads are studying plans for operation of the con solidaled railroad Anticipating shareholder approval officials said in advance that formal ap plication for approval will be filed with the Interstate Com merce Commission when the committees submit recommend ations in February or March The merged system 20975 miles long serving 15 states in cluding Iowa would be known as the Chicago Milwaukee and North Western Transportation Co The two railroads have much parallel mileage anr duplicat ing facilities in the Midwest The merger agreement in volves this exchange of common and preferred stock Each share of North common would be exchanged for one share of the new com panys common Each share of Milwaukee common would be exchanged for 070 of a share of the new companys common Each share of preferred stock of the two railroads would be exchanged on a sharcforsharc basis with the new companys preferred The North Western also haf reached a merger agreement with the 1500 mile Chicago Great Western Railway and the ICC has held several hearings on the application for approval oldicrs Tuesday over Communist North Korea In Seoul the United Nations Command reported announce ment that a South Korean L19 aircraft was reported missing and presumed clown in North Korea after it strayed across the demilitarized armistice zone The fate of its Korean pilot was not immediately known opportunity to Scherle said vote on it membership Rep C E Hutchins DBelle Plaine said Grasslcys proposal would dynamite Ihe bill be cause any person could stay out of the union by saying he had religious scruples whether he really liad them or not The House also defeated 110 10 an amendment that would have converted the measure into one to repeal the righttowork law outright The amendment was offered y Rep William Scherle R rlendcrson a strong critic of either repeal or modification of the law Gaudineer said he favors re peal of the law But he said the Democrats beat down GOP effort bill before the House represent ed a cdmpromise among many persons including Democratic Gov Harold Hughes whose ob jections to outright repeal was factor in preventing LBJ request hits 19 states WASHINGTON President Johnson uiged ongress Tuesday to repeal Section 14B of the Taft lartley Act and thus wipe out righttowork laws in 19 tates Johnson also asked Congress to extend minimum vage coverage to an additional 45 million workers He lid not recommend an increase in the present federal ninimum of 125 an hour a major goal of labor leaev HS The question is not whether the minimum Expected to be taken up afte the measure to permit unio shops is disposed of is a meas ure to establish a State Media tion and Conciliation Commis sion to help settle labor disputes and strikes The two bills represent the probably the attempt of the current session to enact what Hughes calls effec tive labor legislation fair to hoth management and labor There were reports of Iowa bill could be retarded Would harm Hughes plan DES M01NES AP Demo cratic Gov Harold Hughes said Tuesday that congressional ac tion to repeal he statute allow ing the states to have rightto work laws may retard the bill in the Iowa Legislature that would change the Iowa rightto work law The governor questioned a his press conference first said that he was reluctant to com ment on President Johnsons re quest because he was not sure exactly what was contained it the section that the Presidcn wanted repealed Finally however Hughes sale the presidential request woulc harm his move to modify the Iowa law Some people the governor said might be of the opinion hat if the federal govcrnmen is going to do it for us why should we take the sweat on it consideration of Gaudinecrs bill an agreement in the House to smooth the way for passage of the controversial measures but plenty of opposition remained to spark prolonged debate The bills face a sliffer hurdle in the Senate One of the bills would author ize employers and labor organi zations to negotiate contracts requiring a worker to join the union within 30 clays after he was socalled union shop would prohibit a union months ago from demanding that an crri The compromise which Rep ploycr discriminate against any James Denato DDes Moines said was the product of end less hours of negotiation and consultation is supposed to contain three bills but only two have been introduced thus far person who has been denied membership in the union or has been expelled from the union for LABOR Please Turn to Page 2 Hughes wants to modify the righttowork measure to per mit union shops which means unions could negotiate contracts to require union membership to keep a job but not to get it The governor said that he wa not sure of what was in the Taft Hartley laws section 14B th one the President wants re pealed All I know is what I read in the newspapers or hearc on the news and I dont a ways trust that Hughes saic There was a possibility Tucs day that the controversial labo bill to permit union shops woul be taken up Tuesday or late this week in the House North Iowa Weather outlook Clearing and cooler Tues day night lows in upper 40s Fair and continued cool nesday highs in upper Ms Weather Details on 2 Pholnfax PLEASE GET MY BEST SIDE Posing for his portrait is a new baby onehump camel at the Como Park Zoo in St Paul Minn The young man has not as yet been named but a contest is under way to name the offspring of Minni for Minneap and Paul for St The camel is about a week old 1 i Debate plan to withhold state taxes DES MOINES AP The Senate refused to forgive any overlapping taxes Tuesday as it began debate on a bill to withhold state income taxes from paychecks The vote against the amend ment by Sen Jack Schrocdcr RBctlendorf was 3325 with Sen H L Keying DWest Un on joining all 24 Republicans present voting for it All other Democrats voted against it The bill would establish with holding next Jan 1 on a system much like that under which fed eral income taxes are withheld lowans in 1966 thus would pay taxes on 1965 under the prcsen system at the same time they are paying taxes on 1966 income under withholding Schroedcr wanted all the 1965 taxes payable in 1966 to be forgiven Majority Leader Andrew Frommclt DDubuque said the Schrocder amendment would cu revenue million short age should be increased ut when and by how inch Johnson said in his ibor message to Congress The Congress should consid r carefully the effects of high r minimum wage rates on the ncomes of those employed and Iso on costs and prices and on ob opportunities particularly or the flood of teenagers now ntering our labor force Johnson also recommended igisiation to discourage ovcr me work in order to spread mployment by boosting the vertimc pay requirements rom time and onehalf to dou le time While Johnsons message did ot spell out the details accom anying legislation would re quire double time pay only after 8 hours of work in a given veek This would drop one hour a week over a threeyear period o 45 hours a week for workers now covered by the law The double lime provision ap parently would not apply to the 45 million additional workers which the legislation seeks to bring under provisions of pres ent law The additional workers to covered by the minimum wage and the present time and onehalf for overtime past 40 nours a week would be largely n retail trade laundries and dry cleaning establishments ho eis and motels restaurants lospitals and some other indus ries In another recommendation Johnson asked Congress to over haul the federalstate unemploy ment insurance system and its present patchwork of varying jobless benefits No major improvement nave been made since its origi nal enactment 30 years ago Johnson said of the jobless aid program Johnson discouraged labors drive to cut the present federal standard work week of 40 hours I do not think the time for change in the law has come Johnson said But he left the door open for later action on both higher mini mum wages and a reduced work week As average wages rise the minimum wage level should be increased periodically John son said in suggesting that Con gress review the matter On the question of the work week Johnson said I am re questing the National Commis sion on Technology Automation and Economic Progress to in clude on its agenda full consid eration of the matter of work periods Johnsons comments on the repeal of Section 14B of tho TaftHarlley Act were brief He said with the hope of re ducing conflicts in our national abor policy that for several years have divided Americans n various states I recommend he repeal of Section 14B of the TaftHarlley Act with such oth er technical changes as are made necessary by this action There is every indication of a major fight in Congress over ths proposal to repeal that section which permits states to enact laws banning closed shop con tracts Such contracts LBJ Pltaw Turn to 2 Photofax LIFT FOR THE TUMMY Tina a dachshund finds a skateboard is handy vehicle for lowslung stomach and short legs Dog belongs to Mr and Mrs Cliff Hutchmson of Madison Wis SAME DATI1H4250 ;