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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 3, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Tfct twspoptr tkot mokes oil North i owans neighbors Home Edition VOL r PMH ud Uilted PTM bfenutfeaaJ MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 3 oca aoc a CoiulcU of Four No Deck World Series Dodgers win DODGERS 200 100 0104 10 1 YANKEES 000 000 0011 70 Story pictures page 15 Shun route of 35 Emmons likes alternate plan By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor EMMONS Em mons School Boardhas told the Minnesota Department High ways that the proposed route oi Interstate Highway 35 along Highway 69 would adversely affect the school district The school board asked tha the highway i department en courage adoption of the Mason City alternate clan which would move the route about six miles ofEmmons i V t contained in m to John chief the Minnesota De partment of Highways Itwas signedby Dr E M Johnson chairman of the Em mons SchooT Board and acting as its spokesman The Mason City alternate which would drop the inter state almost directly south from Albert Lea to pass near the Emmons has unique problem Thomas E Jolas chairman of the Mason City Committee on Interstate 35 commented We are pleased that Em mons leaders favor our alter nate proposal1 We realize this community of 400 has a unique problem the proposed interstate route curves around taking an unusually high percentage of land from its school tax dts trict This situation would not be duplicated along route proposed by Mason City Mason City Municipal Airport also haS drawn support from Mayor LeRoy Roberts of Em mons As now planned Interstate 35 would parallel Highway 69 through North Iowa It passes along the western and northern edges of Emmons which is on the IowaMinnesota border then angles northeastward to Alberl Lea The Mason City proposal suggests a diagonal running from a point near Klemme to a point near the Mason City air port then In his letter Dr Johnson said As a small rural commu nity we believe our school tax ing district would be adversely affected by routing it through our area The land removed from our tax rolls would create an eco nomic detriment to our district The number of acres which INTERSTATE Please turn to page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Fair through Friday Cool er northeast part Thursday night lows in kw Highs Friday 7471 Weather on Pbotofax HYPNOSIS VICTlMTheresa Carol Fletcher 13 Unaka Tenn high school girl hos pitalized at Elizabethton Tenn when she became hys terical and did not snap out of a hypnotic state induced by an amateur magician Tues day Viet Norn efforts ore good WASHINGTON APIPresident Kennedys military advisers have told him the antiCommunist war in South Viet Nam is going well enough that it may be possible to withdraw most of the American forces there in two years the White House reports In a statement issued only hours after the return from VietNam of Secretary of Defense Robert S McNarnara and Gen Maxwell D Taylor there was no indication of any dramatic change of American policy toward the South Viet Nam government The two officials said the polit ical situation in SouthViet Nam remains deeply serious But they predicted that by the end of this year the US training program for Vietnamese would have reached the point where l000 military personnel assigned to South Viet Nam can be with drawn The White House said Wednes day nights declaration was ap proved by Kennedy on the basis of recommendations of McNa mara and Taylor chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff report Factfinders kept busy BIRMINGHAM Ala Less than 24 hours after two pres idential racial factfinders landed in j Birmingham Sept 24 a bomb exploded in a Negro neighborhood Since then there has been a flurry of court activity and the arrest of three white men in the overall bombing investigation The J factfinders former Army Secretary Kenneth Royall and former Army football Coach Earl Blaik have been meeting with ev ery segment of Birmingham life President Kennedy sent the two menhere fp try to get at the core of thejracial trouble hi this big steel city On their arrival Royall and Blaik themselves as friendly guests They were greeted Mayor Albert Boutwell Mostly they have sat and lis tened to anyone who would talk to them Details of the conversa tions have been kept secret They will make them known in a report to thePresident v Royall and Blaik are expected topresent a secret summation of their findings to the mayor and City Council FridayBut it will not be a reomunendation for ac apparentlyXTjvill come in the report to J Although content of the confer ences with Jocal leaders has jjot been released enough has seeped through to give an impression that the factfinding team and the townspeople were impressed One utilities official who talked with Royall and Blaik said that they expressed surprise at the ex tent of and the city has un dergone f f The Mot on the visit has been the blunt refusal of former police commissioner Eugene Con nor to meet with Royall and Blaik Connor said he had nothing against the two men but that he didnt care to meet with any rep resentative of the President Autopsy fails to give clues to death cause MINNEAPOLIS ept up an allout manhunt for he kidnap killers of two little girls Thursday knowing they may never learn how the tots died of Melissa Ann Lee 5 and Barbara Foshaug 4 were killed about the same day they disappeared nearly a month ago Dr Leonard Crowley a path ologist said an autopsy failed to reveal the cause of death or whether the girls had been sex ually mistreated JFK speaks at dam site HEBER SPRINGS Ark ffi President Kennedy dedi cated a power and flood con trol dam Thursday and de clared a determination that we shall continue to move ahead to build the strength and greatness of America He said power and flood control projects often de nounced by opponents as pork barrel boondoggle and white elephant will continue to op erate for the good of the coun try long after their critics are gone Kennedy spoke at the dedica tion of the Greers Ferry Dam on the Little Red River near this north central Arkansas community The President flew lo kansas for the dam dedication and an afternoon speech at Little Rock where the school integration issue first flamed into a collision between the powers of state and federal government six years ago White House sources tended to play down any emphasis on outright politicking in Ken nedys quick trip to Arkansas state he carried in 1960 But Kennedy did invite six members of the Arkansas dele gation in Congress allxDemo crats to make the journey with and he referred to them in his prepared remarks The million Greers Ferry Dam Kennedy said is an impressive project that will produce impressive bene fits to the state and nation er plant Armour packing plant in Mason CityTheir placards Sow 22 in space Copp HOUSTON wonder ous sights and colors of space describedvividly Thursday Cordon CooperJr In his The report presented at ference summarizing the results of the Mercury maninspace proj ect no new disclosures on Coopers flight of last May 15 16 But his persona observations of the space environment were a brilliantly etched record of phe nomena witnessed by only six Americans and six Russians I never tired of looking at the sunsets remarked the 36year old Air Force major who saw 22 of them during Americas longest manned space flight the sun begins to get down itr very well defined it jsia very bright the bluish white color ofan arc lamp As it be gins toJlmpinge on the horizon it undergoes a spreading or flat tening effect The sky begins to get quite dark this light spreading out from the sun is a bright orange color which moves out under a narrow band of bright blue that is always visible throughout the day light period As the sun sets farther it is replaced by a bright goldorange band which extends out for some distance on either side defining beautiful the horizon even more clearly Thesun goes below thehorizon rapidly and the orange bandstill persists gets considerably fainter as the black skybounded blue1 bands follows it down Cooper said thatat night he seeJighthingflashing with ingroups of clouds The moon he reported was quite bright at night But in day time it was a lightishblue color When there is no moon he said the earth is darker than the sky there is a difference in the two blacks In general there is more light from the sky the sky is a shining black as com pared with a dull black appear ance of the earth Freak mishap kills seyen EAST LIVERPOOL Ohio W A huge coil of sheet steel rolled off a truck and crushed a car and its five occupants Wednesday night Then the truck slammed headon into another car killing two more persons and injuring a third critically the state highway patrol reported Scene of the tragedy was a windinggrade on Ohio 7 six miles north of this Ohio River city Inside The Globe GROSS ASSAILS House spending measure Page 2 TELL HOW TO avoid high cost of dying Page 3 NORTH IOWA grid coach es moan and rejoice Page 6 BASEBALL the women love it too Page 12 WILLOW CREEK flood control project makes headway Page 18 Editorials 4 Cfear Lake news Society news 101112 Comics 13 Sports news 1514 Mason City news 2021 latest markets 21 Classified cages2627 Cub Gazette28 BURRY DIES ELIZABETH NJ George W Burry 63 vice pres ident of the Quaker Oats Co in charge of the Burry Biscuit Di vision died Wednesday of a heart attack LOOK MA NO CAVITIES An 80pound timber wolf at the Rockwqod Wildlife Refuge in St Louis County shows his teeth which he keeps clean by chewing on the bristles of a stiff brush Refuge of ficials say he likes to toss his toothbrush around the cage after he has finished with the brushing job Honduras revolt S apparent success Negroboy charged with arson BIRMINGHAM Ala W A young Negro was charged with arsonThursday in the investiga tion of a gas explosion which destroyed a meat Vnarket in a Negro residential area of bomb jittery Police CaptJ W Garrison said two detectives are investi gating the possibility of racial undertones in Wednesday nights explosion The Negro Johnny Lewis Ruf fin 20 was placed under police custody less than two hours aft er an internal explosion rocked the single story brick store op erated by white owners Garrison said Ruffin was ques tioned at University Hospital where he came treatment of burns of the left arm side and thigh Ruffin said he re ceived the burns from a gaso line stove where he worked The store a shambles after the internal explosion set off a scorching fire is ringed by Ne gro lowincome homes in north west Birmingham WASHINGTON AP The State Department said Thursday a military coup has taken place in Honduras The department said it was ad vised that the chief of armed forces issued orders to take over the government and that shortly afterward the presidential palace was surrounded by military po lice President Ramon Villeda Mo rales the State Department said telephoned the US ambassador Charles R Burrows that the coup was xinder way There had been reports for weeks that the government of Vil leda Morales had been threatened with overthrow by military forces presumably in atr effort to prevent presidential elections scheduled for Oct 15 Defense Department officials said word reaching here indicated the overturn had been bloodless Seven plants affected More action is threatened Pickets stood in the Oc ober sunshine Thursday ia front of Mason Citys high estpayroll indiis try About 1000 Jacob E Decker Sons plant em ployes went into rthe first day of a strike that has stopped operation at seven Armour Go plants Although all were on localjob load issues Ralph Helstein Chicago rinternational resident of the United Pack nghouse Workers of America old the GlobeGazette by phone that national disagreement on Armour replacement plants is the key questiont The Mason City strike that be in at midnight is based on two job load grievances filed last inonth Although a strike vote was not necessary action fol owed what union spokesmen called an overwhelming vote at a meeting of UPWAs Local 38 Wednesday night About 500 persons were at the meeting at the The vote by show of hands followed reports of thelocals grievance committee and strike and strat egy committee OtherArmour plantsat which strikes were ealledjiare at South 2500 workers are involved Omaha with 2300 workers Kansas city with 2 000 workers St Joseph with 1100 Denver with 200 and North Platt Neb with 54 At Chicago Armour Co headquarters companyofficials announced that no statement would be made by the company until later Helstein said plants on strike include the five major Armour plants The UPWA has 15 plants under the master con Tact which extends for another year and other smaller units under separate contracts Ar mour has a total of 27 plants Concerning the simultane ous starting of the strikes Hel stein said Obviously things dont oc cur in a vacuum It is ridic ulpus to suggestthat these dis cussions concerning replace ment plants dont have a great deal of influence on local union actions and attitudes S mall grievances become magnified when the atmosphere becomes unpleasant The unionArmour talks on eneral areas of disagreement had started on WednesdayHel stein said management and union officials are scheduled to meet this weekend in Chicago with the automation fcmmittee established by both parties The replacement plant issue undoubtedly will beon the agen da Helstein said We feel when the company closes a plant and reopens an other one in that even in a distant it is clear the same work is being in the new plants should go displaced work so far and that all was quiet in the Honduran capital as of a few hours ago It was indicated that US Navy or other military units would not take part in any way unless US nationals or property required protection There had been some indica tions Wednesday the United States government irked at a military overthrow of the elected govern ment of President Juan Bosch in the Dominican Republic only last week was prepared to adopt ex traordinary measures to prevent a simiJar occurrence in Hondur as ers in thr nts Helstein he UPWA does not feel this oeing done Robert M Ball general man ager of the Mason City plant returned to Mason City from hicago Thursday afternoon Ball said Thursday afternoon that the two Mason City job grievances concern opera DECKER Please turn to page 2 SAME Safety Department v Fast 24 jiJi v ;