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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Bad actors on the stage By GWEN GIBSON Tribune Mews Service With all due respect to Irving Berlin there is another business like show business Its politics The talent may be inferior but it Presidential primary has all the ups downs frustrations anc thrills of a Brpadway opening Essentialljrthe primary is a tryout for the national nominat ing conventions and New Hampshire is the New Haven of the political world Tta 1W4 Ntw Hampshire pre liminarylT always the firstin thenation battle of the Presi dential candidates is still four months away But the cast includes Gov Nelsor Rockefeller Sen Barry Gold water R President Ken nedy and lesser knowns al ready is in rehearsal Rockefeller began stumping the colorful Granite State on a twoday trip Oct 18 and 19 while Goldwater is scheduled to make his New Hampshire debut Oct 29 President Kenrwdyjthe Jias no affip ji fJMgfh plansbut his loyali party work ers started tq Kwork toward a vote in the critical New Hampshire test set MarchiioY The of Rations first preliEQinary election in a few thousand votelrs ivill participate could on the selettidriibf uthe rrian who will leans atJheiWhite House in the next Administration I jpjrjji PhilajdeljJhia be Cextihc Only of the states hold The gov erning fling an The new ecbnopaic pressure is a the object f of which is persuading aicar Nixon The primary is geograph Th such races tte ing only two to represent the mainder tion abused race consurries an extravagance of money TO vides a forum for debating the issues of it a sonality its Ventertairi BjenfMts trudg ing to hamlet shaking every hand Jin sight Its Hubert Humphrey talking and talking until he de velops a crucial case of laryn gitis Its Teddy Kennedy making a spectacular sk ij u m p v0r Jacqueline Kennedy dazzling an pl cran berry growers in her red Givenchy coat Soon it will be Barry Gold water and Nelson Rockefeller donning tbrnfoolish hats fondl ing nervous babies and suffer ing from an excess of carbo hydrates consumed at too many bean bakes and in boxlunch specials Hughes tells Shaff perils to bankers MOINES A coali tion of backward leaders of big business some large land own ers and the political member ship of the Farm Bureau are p r o m ot i n g the Shaff plan of legislative reapportionment Gov Harold Hughes told the Iowa Bankers Association Wednesday Hughes said the Shaff plan would erect a permanent Ber lin Wall between the rural peo ple and the townspeople arid that is one of the worst aspects of the Hughes told the bankers he had planned to talk to them about fiscal policy tax reform and other similar affairs of state but said he felt he should discusS the Shaff plan because it is the most important issue in Iowa at the present time North Iowa Weather outlook Fair Wednesday night lows In Partly cloudy Thursday highs around M Weather on 1 HOME IS A TENT the TjiSI Armored Division airlifted froni Texas to West Ger many as part of Exercise Big Lift start putting UP their tents in Forest of Landstuhl near Ramstein air base at Kaiserlautern After war games the divi sionwill be flown back to Texas See story page 919 e 7 DBS MOINES Each lowan on the statistical average has purchased seven drinks since the states new liq went into effect That means that the average Iowan over21 years of age buys a drink over the bar once every two weeks according to figures compiled Wednesday by The As sociated Press Obviously a lot of lowans are getting far more than their fair share of drinks because numer f i ous residents of the state dont touch the stuff and many others do their drinking at home But enough lowans have tak en advantage of the new law to provide each licensed establish meats OP the about fJySpO1 month from the sale of drinks The averages were figured from records supplied by the State Liquor Control Commis sion on the sale of liquor hy the drink in Julyj August and Sep tember In that period the state re its 10 per cent tax on the sale of drinks which means a total of worth of drinks was sold By setting the average price of drinks at 70 cents it can be estimated that 9687556 drinks were Since there are about 1664000 lowans over the age of 21 about six drinks per person were sold in the first three months or one drink per person every two weeks By continuing that trend man through the first two weeks of October each I o w a n on the average has purchased seven drinks over the bar Though September liv censes were issued to sell drinks which averages out to sales of for the three month period for each establish ment or nearjv a month Surprisingly the sale of liquor by the drink has been accom panied by an increase in the amount of beer sold in the state THe newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors LOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA 23 10c Paper consists ot Four Internationa Full Lease Wires Associated Frew and United Press No 220 Hurricane watch in Florida Cut down to United States plan sto cut down to State Department officials feet totalitarianSvgbv Official Washington s of Defeating the yiet Cong Communist guer policy was an aMouncemenJ Monday f urtiier aipportl troopsf osntrdlled in fiuential brdther Ngo DmhJNhuj wffi untilthe i sol diers i are assigned to war duty Some of these crackparatroop ers led raids this summer against Buddhist pagodas The planned restrictions in volve mostly wheat flour cotton and milk 49 drown as Korean boat sinks SEOUL Korea W A riyeir terry carrying school children iome from a picnic capsized near Seoul Wednesday Police said 37 childrenand 12 adults drowned Rescuers plucked 88 others from the water The wooden ferry was carry ing 137 passengers mostly fifth and sixth graders from Anyang 15 miles south of Seoul It cap sized near Hoju 35 miles south west of here Police said the boat over urned about 10 yards off shore when the children swarmed over to one side to get off niockup ipf the threeman Apollo moonship conitrol cabiil is shown floating to after being pushed from a cargo plane The eighth drop of an Apollo boilerplate capsule was made from 13000 feet near El Centro Calif DBS MOINES AP lovya has a surplus of million in its gerierai fund but increased expenses in thenext two years will reduce the amount to million by June 301965 state Comptroller Marvin Selden Jr said Wednesday The present as com puted last July 1 when the cur rent twoyear fiscal period be Probe strafing of US vessel WASHINGTON CAP X The government has launched an in vestigation of the strafing of an Americanowned ship off the coast of Cuba early Tuesday morning There is no doubt the strafing was carried out by Cuban Jlanes Although it did not iden tify the ship Havana radio said ts air force attacked a vessel in the area The big question is why Havana claimed the ship was carrying saboteurs and arms However it was learned else where that the vessel the bulk carrier J Louis was steaming rom Ocho Ri6s Jamaica 1o orpus Christi Tex with 31500 ons of bauxite ore the raw ma terial for aluminum The answerTnay be in an ac count given the New York Times by what the paper re ferred to as highly placedin formants According to this version the J Louis was attacked when she accidentally sailed into the thick of a fight between Cuban coast defenses and a raiding party of Cuban exiles Possibly four or five MIGs strafed the vessel because their Cuban pi lots in theheat of action be lieved she was involved in an antiCastro landing operation The owners of the vessel re ported mi casualties during the hourlong attack Flares were dropped to light up the target Shells damaged the superstruc ture and hull and up a fire in the forecastle of the 33000 toa vessel gan was about million high er than had been expected by state officials Selden estimated that stale incpmein each of the next two years would increase at the rate of about three per cent a year He said however that because of appropriations made bythe legislature and higher operating expenses the growth rate would not be enough the current surplus of genera funds Selden estimated that in the next biennium the state will take in million in taxes interest and other revenue Es timated expenses in the same period will be Selden estimated that the largest revenue increases in the next two years would be in in dividual income taxes sales taxes cigarette taxes and pro fits from liquor sales Last years income taxes to taled about million Selden estimated that they would in crease to million in the present fiscal year and to about million in the fiscal year ending June 30 1962 Bulletin WASHINGTON Commerce Department an iwmctd that it had granted an export license for the shipment of 12 million to Hun Ginny Mby hitqreq coas from Cape Canaveral For Lauderdale Wa solaced 6n 3 mayeriic storm showeil nb signs rpfr i away from within424 rhpiirs the Weather Bureau warned v fpersons in t watih were on weaither reports consider pre ready for quick action if lurricarie warnings are issued Wednesday1 the advisory Storm forecasters nervously leld iburricane warnings in abeyance arousing a dim hope that the confusing tropical storm might loopthelbop and miss Florida Hurricaneh u n t e r aircraft shuttled in and out of the storm relaying a continuous flow of in formation to teams of fpre casters Near midmorning G in n y with peak winds 80 miles per lour Tiear her was lo cated about 160 mdes east northeast of Cape Canaveral At least some possibility still exists that it could perform a loop and swing to the south and later pji to the east said Gordon Dunn chief storm fore caster at the Miami Weather Alsowe must stress that this is far from a major hurri cane Dunn said jit is indeed a niinimal Even if it coThes ashore will for a hurricane be mini mal Forecasters said it was im possible to predict Ginnys course more than 12 hours ahead e Gale warnings were displayed rom Jacksonville to Palm Beach this morning Inside The Globe HUSBANDS AND the Seven Year Itch Page 3 MASON CITY is on glamor route Page 11 CERRO GORDO nfedical cost for poor are up Page 29 Editorials North Iowa 67 Society Comics Sports news 192C Clear Lake 2223 Lattst markets 2J Mason City news 2829 Transit timetable 34 Classified ptges3435 Phbtofax POLICE REMOVE DEMONSTRATOR limp Negro demonstratoris4 pulled ontoan elevator as police remove her from City Hall following a demon stration which1 interrupted an Omaha City Council meeting Forty Negro adults and eight children were booked for disturbing the peace The group began singingarid marching in the council chambers in sup port of for a socalled fair housing or dinance question Why did Red EDITORS NOTE Thor J Jensen GlobeGazette manag ing editor was among com munity leaders invited by Ambassador Adlai Stevenson to attend a briefing on the part the United States plays in the work of the United Na tions Names of speakers were not to be revealed By THOR J JENSEN Red China was a cinch a year ago for admission this year o the United Nations according to those who were watching the voting of the new African na tions This year however the Chinese Communists got one less than last year How come There have been several ex lanations One is that the failure of the Chinese Reds to sign the banthebomb treaty in fluenced against them It un doubtedly did A United States source at the UN had a different explana ion Coupling the ousting of Nationalist China with the ad mission of Red China was the key factor he declared If the Chinese Reds had been willing to settle for a seat along side the Nationalists they probably would have got it he said But they settle for no less than Chang Kaisheks seat on the Security Council He did not minimize the im portance of the African vote Quite the contrary There are now 32 African votes in the UN and there are likely to be eight more soon he said Twentysix of the 32 have gained theirindependence in the last six years But there has been far less block voting by the Afri can nations than was expected the same US source pointed out The Africans also have been surprisingly understanding of cur racial problem he noted President Kennedys attitude has been particularly helpful in this area he said Asked whether the new na tions are tending toward demo cratic government he answered without hesitation They will use whatever gov ernmental system works best for them They are entirely pragmatic in their approach They will try one thing and if CHINA From page 1 WILLIAM McARTHUR William is dead Well known in government McArthur 77 ity farmer a former Iowa egislator and for 20 years lead of the grain branch United States Department of Agricul ture died Tuesday night in a Mason City hospital of a heart ailment A native of Mason City was known while in Washington as the largest grain seller in tha nation Hebaecame chief jof the grain fawisIoJTof the Commodity Credit Corp CCC in 1940 and continued to serve in various of fices of that federal agency until he retired in 1954 He purchased m i M j o n s jushels of grain in the United States for the United States government for shipment over eas He wasa member of the JS delegation loathe Interna tional Wheat Council and was warded the Legion of Honor Award from the French govern ment for his work on the alloca ion of grain for export during he PostWprld War II period A Democrat he represented erro Gordo County in the 1959 General Assembly and served n the state seriate from 1933 0 1936 Healso was a member of the riginalthreemember I o w a CornHog Comimttee that ad ministered the first New Deal rom 1933 to 1935 served oh le state Agricultural Adjust nient Administration TripleA ommitteie that succeeded the CornHog Grmip Born July IS IBM on a large arm north of Mason City he vas one of eight sons and aughters of Daniel and Maria Bond McArthur He was edu ated in a nearby country chool finished high school in Mason City and took some work rom Midland Normal School ere Following this he attended owa1 State College Ames where e first met a man with whom McARTHUR Please turn to page 2 Ask boost in phone rates in Northwood area DES MOINES The State ommerce Commission Wednes ay said a telephone rate in rease effective Nov 17 has een proposed for the North exchange Northwestern Bell Telephone o announced the proposal be re the commission and added lat area service would be ex ended to subscribers at North ood and Kensett and the Nortb vood exchange would be con erted to dial SAME ;