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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Repeal tax on credits Bill goes to House DES MOINES wa Senate voted 512 Thursday to repeal most of the Iowa monies and credits tax and re place the revenue with in creased tax on highbracket per sonal incomes The proposed lax changes would be effective next Jan 1 The measure goes to the House Estimates were that high er income tax revenue wouldbe about million more a year and would about equal the amount lost by the monies and credits tax repeal Sen Richard Stephens R Ainsworth proposed to replace the revenue with a three per cent surtax on income from monies and credits rather than with a general income tax boost He said this would be a more fair and equitable way of col lecling a tax on the same pro perty Opponents said the monies and credits tax encourages the wealthy to take their assets ou of Iowa and they addec Stephens proposal would do In same thing The Senate rejected Stephens amendment 38 17 and then passed the bill The only votes against the measure were by Sens Ma Reno DBonaparle and Frank lin S Main DLamoni The measure had backing Other legislative matters on Page 2 Tht newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Edition VOL 105 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 20 W5 Ufle a Paper Consists of Two Oni Aiioclated Petit Fun Wlro No 17 Cairo jet crash kills 121 Junto claims control of Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO Domin ican Republic AP The Do minican junta claimed abso lute control of the country Wednesday night and called for unconditional surrender of the rebels We have absolute control of the Dominican Republic the junta president Brig Gen An tonio Imbert Barrera told a rally of about 1000 cheering middlcand upperclass follow ers inside the USoccupied in ternational zone of Santo Do mingo We dont want a truce Out with communism the crowd shouted Imbert spoke from a balcony at his headquarters in the Congressional Palace shortly after junta troops overran the rebel radio station and rebel resistance in northern Santo Domingo collapsed Imbert told an interviewer he would not consider any compro mise with the rebel force of Col Francisco Caamano Deno He said his fiveman junta would only discuss unconditional sur render of the insurgents whose main force is holed up in down town Santo Domingo inside the UScontrolled areas Caamano has also refused to meet with Imbert contending that any compromise with the junta would violate rebel de mands for a return to the 1963 constitution Howeer a spokesman for the UN peace mission said both the junta and the rebels have agreed in principle to a 12hour ceasefire Friday to let the Red Cross remove dead and wound ed from the fighting zone The spokesman added that detailed agreements with each side still must be worked out Shooting tapered off Wednes day night but there apparently were rebel holdouts in the northern area Imbert told a newsman the battle would be over by the weekend Asked if his forces would try to storm the rebel stronghold downtown the junta chief said Thats next weeks problem A junta spokesman said 800 rebel prisoners had been taken in the battle in the northern sub urbs Hospitals reported 30 dead in the fighting but some estimates placed the total at more than 100 including civilians Newsmen driving through the area said tanks had demolished some homes where rebels were believed barricaded Many homes were scarred by ma chinegun and cannon fire they snicl Some families fleeing the bat tle area claimed US troops were aiding junta soldiers in the fight against the rebels Some said they had seen American troops arrive with junta forces of the Democratic Adminislra lion It would repeal five of the six mills of tax on monies anc credits as it applies to individ uals estates and trusts Banks and oilier lending in stitutions and corporations would continue to pay the ful The bill also would add three fourths of one per centto the state income tax on taxable personal income above a year The present rale on al taxable income above a year is 375 per cent One mill of the monies anc credits tax is pledged to repay bonds issued lo finance bonuse for Korean War veterans Thi levy would continue against al taxpayers The monies and credits tax i collected on such things as cor porate stocks and bonds sav ings accounts and real estat mortgages There is a basic ex emption for each taxpayer Also exempt arc stock in low corporations certain firms tha merchandise in Iowa and som public utility and governmen bonds The present six mill rat brings in for each o valuation Out of each co lected goes for the Korea War bonus bonds goes t school districts goes t city governments and goes t counties The proposed income tax in crease svould go into a specia fund lo be distributed among local governments in the same way that monies and credits revenue now is distributed Charles City plane crash injures four CHARLES CITY A Newton doctor and three members of his family remained hospitalized here Thursday suffering from minor injuries received when a light plane in which they were flying nosed into a plowed field near Ihe Charles City Airport Wednesday after noon Hospitalized with cuts and bruises are Dr William Van Note his wife Ruth the couples son Mark 3 and Van Notes mother Mrs Wilma Van Note Los Argclcs All were reported in salisfaclory condition Authorities say the fourseater plane piloted by Van Note crashed during a landing ap proach at the airport The plane apparently had passed over the airports north south runway and was prcpar ing another landing approach when it struck telephone line along Highway 18 The plane continued across the highway and came down in a plowed ficlr about 150 feet from the end o the runway The plane landed on its gear according to Lylc Kyle an em ploye at the airport but was badly damaged Several hun drcd feet of telephone lines also were knocked down Authorities said the Van Notes were on their way to visit rela tivcs at Rockford at the time o the accident HEAT AND MUD ARE ENEMIES American paratroopepSls another up a muddy river bank as a US Army patrol searches in sweltering heat along a Viet Conginfested river east of Bien Hoa The paratroopers mem bers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade were landed in a jungle clearing They made no major contact with the Viet Cong but discoveredenemy bunkers and ammunition Hit N Viet naval base SAIGON Viet Nam AP More than 100 US warplancs attacked a North Vietnamese naval base and other targets fluirsday in a series of strikes uinctuated by a propaganda caflet raid only 55 miles south of Hanoi All planes were re ported to have returned safely A US spokesman announced 0 Navy planes striking in two vaves from the carriers Mid vay and Coral Sea inflicted icavy damage on thenavy base it Phouc Loi Ifi5 miles south of Hanoi with 100 tons of explo sives The attack was carried out during a thunderstorm The spokesman said US Air Force planes acting as distrib uting agents for the Saigon in ormalion ministry flew within 55 miles of Hanoi and dropped 1 half million leaflets warning he Communists to halt aggres sion in South Viet Nam or bear more disastrous consequences He said this was the closest ap proach yet made to the North Vietnamese capital On the ground the Viet Cong fired a short mortar barrage into a US Marine patrol 15 miles southwest of Da Nang killing one Marine and wound ing two others The Marines reported their return fire killec at least two guerrillas If the Vietnamese Commu nisls are stubborn in their aggression and sabotage in South Viet Nam they will bear more disastrous consequences the leaflets said Our brothers in army o North Viet Nam dont let the Chinese and Vietnamese Com munists use your bones and blood to wage a fratricidal war in South Viet Nam The spokesman said 25 F105 Thunderchiefs dropped the leaf lets over Ninh Binh and then altacked a radar station on Hon Matt Island 135 miles southeas of Hanoi The flight over Ninh Binh was the third time US aircraft had penetrated above the 20th Parallel the spokes man said The dual mission capped a day of almost continuous air strikes against the Communist North on the third day of re newed raids Earlier strikes were reported against the Plui Qui nelrolcum omplex 125 miles south of Ha noi and against a convoy of 15 rucks Phu Qui was also at acked when the raids were re iumed Tuesday Inside The Globe Showdown expected on cloture Wants vote on rights bill WASHINGTON AP Sen ale Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield has announced plans to cut through talk on the vot ingrights bill and put it to vote The showdown on his drive for cloture a strict limit on de bate will come next Tuesday in the fifth week of Senate con sideration of the administration backed measure Joined by Republican Leader Everett M Dirksen his partner in planning strategy onthe bill Mansfield will file a deb ate lira Station petition Friday In tht interim he will be trying to round up the votes required foi cloture twothirds of the sen ators voting on Tuesday If Mansfield succeeds sena tors will be limited to an hours speaking time each on the bii and all its amendments The Montanan announced hi plans Wednesday after he tried and failed lo get the Sen ate to agree to limit debate on each remaining amendment to one hour and lo vote on the Editorials Tuesday afternoon Society news 91011 Mansfield was blocked bj SenAllen J Ellender DLa PROBES WRECKED JETLINER IN EGYPT A rescue worker examines wreckage of a Pakistani jetliner that crashed outside Cairo while preparing to land Fifth worst in history Six survive desert mishap CAIRO Pakistani etliner inauguratingKa achi to London service rash eel in desolate desert ands near Cairo Airport hursday killed 121 of the 27 persons aboard It was the fifth worst ir crash in aviation his oiy Airline officials said one or more Americans perished in tha flaming crash The airline said that of the 115 assengers 93 were listed as akistanis 12 Chinese and 10 ther foreigners whose nation alities were listed as US Ca nadian Lebanese and Egyptian The Americanbuilt jetliners 11 crewmen died in the crash All six survivors were Paki stanis Two were employes of he Pakistan International Air ine and another was a Pakistani ourist official Three of the men ivere reported in critical condi ion The flight was scheduled to pick up 52 additional passengers all guests of the airline at Cairo for the remainder of the flight to Geneva and London Capt Akhlar Aly Khan pilot of the four enginejet reported engine trouble and a lire in the landing gear minutes before the Suggest billion hike in farm budget WASHINGTON AP The i the economic position of the for Southern senalorsiHouse Appropriations Commitifarm producer has declined CubGazette ISjwho contend the bill would strip Mason City news 1617 slates of their constitutional Latest markets 16 right to fix qualifications for Comics 20jvoters Clear Lake news 21 j Classified pages 2223 North Iowa news 24 North Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudy and warmer with scattered showers and thunderstorms over about 30 per cent of the northern sec tion Thursday night and Fri day Low Thursday night in mid 50s Highs Friday around 80 Weather Details on Page 2 would be suspended in wide ar eas of the South and the federal government could appoint ex aminers to register voters Mansfield said he didnt know if he could get a twothirds ma jority but he said he thought the Senate had had the bill long enough It got lo the floor April 22 Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper of Iowa chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee told reporters it would have been impossible to limit debate last week or this tee decried Thursday the lhc of the American farmer as it recommended in new funds to run the Agricul ture Department for the book keeping year that begins July 1 This is less than President Johnson requested and less than the departments allowance this year The amount approved pro vides for 539 additional em ployes but Hie committee said none should be employed in the Washington office In a lengthy report the com mittee said the farmer has been caught in a cost price squeeze Since World War II it said Other large allotments iclud ed Letter returned to Lady Bird NEW YORK UP A New York autograph dealer has acceded to the request of Mrs Lyn don B Johnson to return a letter written to her by Mrs John F Kennedy during the I960 presidential campaign The letter was to have been put up for sale at public auction tonight The dealer Charles Hamilton said Wed nesday he was sending the letter by registered mail to the White House He said he had re ceived a written demand for it from Mrs John sons press secretary Elizabeth Carpenter and had been visited by Secret Service agents The letter was in Mrs Kennedys hand writing It was signed Jackie Hamilton said it would have brought 000 He said he sold one of Mrs Kennedys let ters last year for believed to be the high est price paid for the letter of a living person The undated letter was an invitation to Mrs Johnson to watch a televised debate be tween the late President Kennedy and Richard M Nixon his opponent in the 1960 presidential race 11 read Dear Mrs I just heard you were going to be in town LETTER Turn to 2 farmer has improved The committee said elimina tion of small family farms would be undesirable and would seriously increase our social and welfare problems in every urban area in the United States It said the only practical ap proach is lo continue programs to make it possible for 35 mil lion farmers to earn a living on a farm These programs pro vide for price supports long and short term credit and con tinued research and technical assistance The committee cited statistics showing that more than 25 mil lion farmers do not even earn the minimum wage paid in in dustry About S4 billion of the total in the bill was earmarked for the Commodity Credit Corp which manages price support and stabilization programs handles storage of surplus com modities and carries out pro grams for exportation of surplus farm products Soil conservation operations Special milk program lo en courage consumption of milk b children million School lunch program to pro icle an estimated three billio ncals at an average cost of fiv cents each lo the governmen 155 million in addition to million from other funds Agricultural conservation pro ram million Rural Electrification Admin slration million in Joa authorizations for elcctrificatio ind S37 million for telephon oan programs AUTOGRAPH DEALER AND LETTER Labor bill debate set DES MOINES Io wa Senate has scheduled debate for 9 am Friday on legislation to allow union shop labor con tracts in Iowa The House has passed two of the threebill package rccom mended by Gov Harold Hughes hut none has reached a vole in the Senate One of the House passed measures would repeal the part of the law which prohibits labor contracts which require an em ploye to join a union in order to hold a job The other measure would crcalc a Slate Mediation and Conciliation Commission to help settle labor disputes The third bill lo liberalize Ihe law on picketing and rcstric the power of courts to intervene in labor disputes without giving both sides a hearing has no been introduced The plane a Boeing 720B was inaugurating the airlines new Karachi to London route Among the passengers were 62 newsmen airline officials and other invited guests The same plane had made three gural flights over the route The big jet ploughed into a sand hill in a heavy ground fog as it prepared to make its final approach to the Cairo Airport It crashed at am A West German airliner first sighted the wreckage and Egyptian air force helicopters landed at the wreckage at dawn to pick up six survivors Nearly impassable terrain delayed the arrival of other rescuers until six hours after the crash There were no more survi vors except for two baboons still alive beneath the wreckage one person at the scene report ed It all happened so fast I didnt know what was going on said one of the survivors Galal Alkarimi an employe of Ihe airline Scoreboard on air crashes IV THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ion The air lines crash near Cairo in which J20 people died was the fifth worst air crash re corded m aviation history The worst occurred Dec 16 I960 when 134 met in an aerial collision over Staten Island New lork between a United Air Lines DCS and a Trans world Airlines Super Constellation Other major air disasters June 3 died as an Air Force Boeing 707 crashed at Orly Paris June 18 all servicemen killed in US Air horce Globemaster crash near aviations worst disaster June 30 killed when a United Airlines JJC7 and a TransWorld Airlines plane collided over Grand Canyon Arizona June 20 killed when an Air Boeing 707 crashed in the West Indies March M killed when a DC7 char tered from Sabena by a Scottish airlines crashed at Yaounde Cameroon March 16 including 93 US military personnel killed when a Flying Tiger Constellation disappeared between Guam and Manila on a flight to South Viet Nam June 3 killed in a militarychartered Northwest Orient Airlines DC7 which plunged into the sea off Juneau Alaska I ;