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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Doily Newspape newspoper that mokes all North I o wans neighbors VOLW PTMC United UUnAtiOMl FMU ITY GLOBE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER WJ Home Edition UOc a CwaUU X Four No 225 into nvestigation Bakers affairs Phot of ax IP0 is CaroleTye of Lenoir City Term former secretary of Robert G Baker former secretary of the Senate Democratic Majority who resigned his post on Oct 7 WASHINGTON AP Sena tors opened their investigation Tuesday of Robert G Baker the page boy they called Bobby who quickly grew yp to wealth aridpowerVas secretary of the Senates Democratic majority The first witnesses in the Rules Committees closed hear ing was to be Sen John J Wil liams RDei who has conduct ed a oneman probe of the af fairs of Baker 35 who resigned his Senate job under fire Oct 7 A specific point under the com mittees scrutiny is an allega tion that Baker used pressure tactics to induce big defense contractors to install at their plants vending machines of var ious kinds leased from a firm in which he had a financial stake Baker has denied any pressure tactics The case has been followed by disclosure that Baker was a moving spirit in the organiza tion of an exclusive Capitol Hill group known as the Quorum Club at a hotel across the street from the Senate Office Building Its membership in cluded Congress members and lobbyists He also has been named as the unsalaried secretary of a travel agency which numbered Congress members and lobby ists among its clients Rep H R Gross RIpwa asked Monday that the investi gation also look into the affairs of Mrs EUy Rometsch attrac tive German brunette who was shipped home after allegedly bragging of amorous adven tures with Washington figures One of the unconfirmed ru mors was some members of Bakers circle were on good terms with Mrs Rometsch 27 and that she was often seen at the Quorum Club The investigators are also curi ous about Bakers relationship with Carole Tyler a secretary who lived high in Washington after she began working for Baker MYSTERYThis is an exdfifc pffi made in WasMngton in the of 1963 Her name was publicized when H R s Kepublican congressman demanded the Ad ministration disclose Details concerning her sudden Page 2Ufe m Washilgton last August See story court Teachers must be certified WATERLOO Amish children just like any others must attend schools taught by certified teachers a District Court judge ruled Monday Judge George Heath made the ruling inthe case of 10 Amish fathers who asked that their 37 childrenbe excused from re quirements of a state law TC q u i r ing children 4o attend schools taught be certified teachers v f i want their chil dren to Continue to attend Schools tnear Hazleton operated fVt A A k1 the Amish which do have certified teachers Heath nbted that evidence not at a hearing which ended last week indicated that manyother Amish children were going to schools staffed by c e r t i f ied teachers He said he saw no rea son why some s h o u 1 d be ex cused y The jaw allows a judge to ex cuse pupils for sufficient rea son An attorney for the Amish had argued that forcing the children to be taught by certified teach ers would destroy the Amish so ciety The Amish plea was opposed by the Oelwein C 0 m m u n i ty School District arid the Iowa De partment of Public Instruction Their attorneys argued that the Amish in effect want to sterilize the minds of the chil dren They want closed minds so these children can not make a free choice Veteran star dies HOLLYWOOD Adolphe Menjou the dapper crisptalk ing actor whose career spanned nearly half a century in films died Tuesday after a long ill ness He was 73 He had been suffering from Jaundice for some time Death came at his home in Beverly Hills With him were his third wife the former Veree Teas dale and his son Peter 27 Menjou was one of Holly woods great stylists Though born and educated in the United States he used his foreign sounding name to advantage in the early days of silent films With trim mustache slicked hair and continental tailoring he became the epitome of the European screen gentleman on the wins battle Iowa work force at 4 new high DES MOINES AP Em ployment Iowa reachedan alftime high of 712fHXJ month The Iowa Employment secu rity Commission saiti the figure was 8300 above that of August and1810p higher than Septem ber An increase in man ufacturing employment was led yy the farm machinery indus ry which has 1000 more work ers last month than in August The commission said 4800 ewer Jowans had jobs in Sep ember than in August and 19 aercent of the work force was unemployed However it said adjustment for the seasonal change gave an unemployment rate of 26 per cent the same as in August There were very few signs ndicating a softening of the xwa economy at least through ttie first quarter of 1964 the commission said in its monthly report It gave these reasons for its optimism The Unemployment level In 1963 is the lowest since 1959 The outlook for winter points o more favorable conditions han expected earlier this year The unusually mild fallshould produce more income for ag one of Iowas main ncome producers Industrial production is high and many receiving premium pay for overtime 3 Germans still in 103RD YEAR PORTLAND I tod Miss Ida Riley observed her 103rd birthday Iowa Weather outlook Partly cloudyand warmer Tuesday night and Wednesday Lows Tuesday night in mid 30s Highs Wed mtday near M Weather details on 2 ore mine BROISTEDT Germany Three high spirited men trap ed in an iron ore mine since Thursday continued cracking okes with their rescuers Tues day as a rescue shaft passed the lalfway mark Dont send down too much stuff well only have to bring it out of the shaft again one of the miners quipped over a sUpply tube that has been bored down to them 259 feet below the surface Hot food warm clothing and the sports sections of newspa pers go down to the three via the sixinch tube If boring operations continue at the present rate of five feet per hour the men could be rescued Wednesday But Rudolf Stein the mine director warned that geological variations in the an and amusement parks pro Inside The Globe ties as teet Negro voters rights in federal elections and empower the justice department to go intocourt in behalf of persons press ng civil rights suits The committee earlier turned down by a vote of 19 to 15 the strong civil rights bill which had the backing of northern lib erals in both parties Kennedy and other adminisSIXYEAROLD tration leaders had worked fu riously for more than a week trying to head off the stronger version on grounds it could not become law JS 34 will be falling got the leaves piled in the first place degrees profits from auto makers revealed By ROGER LANE AP Business News Writer NEW YORK profit figures earth could the drilling slow the speed of are sprouting from the dizzy production and sales pact set by Detroits auto makers They gave promise of warm Iowa Falls school bonds voted down IOWA FALLS A proposed school bond issue was defeated in a special election here Mon day v Iowa Falls voters turned down 775 to 665 a bond for construction of a new ele mentary school building The plan was to let the high school expand into the nearby Blanche Stoddard Elementary School and to replace that with a larger elementary building No future plans have been made by school officials ing the stockholders including the more than one million of the General Motors Corp Of the Big Three automak ers only Ford Motor Co re mained Tuesday to be heard from following GMs report of alltime high earnings and dollar sales in the nine months ended Sept 30 Chrysler Corp last week un folded another financial chapter in its spectacular Directors promptly voted a 2forl stock split the second in less than a year and in effect doubled the ly that GM was on the way to shattering 1962s records for a dividend GMs pattern of rewarding its shareholders whether by more liberal dividend treatment or possibly a stock be decided when directors meet Monday in New York In the first nine months GM cleared or a a common stock precedented sales rf 000000 on un The results suggested strongincident full year of earnings and sales levels unequaled by any manufacturing corporation The ninemonth figures com pared with million or a share cleared in the compa rable 1962 period on sales of Wall Street has been alive with speculation over what GM directors will do next week Many traders and brokers looked at least for a rise in the regular dividend rate pegged at 50 cents a quarter since 1956 or a fat yearend extra Some held hope of a stock split GM last divided its shares m 1955 on a 3forl basis and before that split 2forl in Octo ber 1950 CONVOY PASSES BERLIN UPI The US Army sent a convoy through East Germany Tuesday without Soft package is presented sStfMS tory luesday by approving a compromise civil right bill which he pass Congress aProved V a vote of 20 to 14 GROSS ASKS probe case of German girl Page 2 in Southern committee mem bers were incensed at the man ner in which committee chair man Emanuel Celler D N Y pushed the bill through the com mittee Some even questioned wheth er the vote was valid Rep Rob srt Ashmore DS C said Cel er apparently ignored a point of order made just before Hhe vote Ashmore called the committee action the durndest piece of railroading I have ever seen The vote on the string bill was the first order of commit ee business when it met be hindclosed doors Members who left the room after the bal otingdisclosed the vote The showdown came less than an hour after President Kenne dy called both Democratic and Republican House leaders to gether for one final effort to nail down agreement on the compromise He obviously was date with Page 3 lad death has Editorials 4 North Iowa news 5 Clear Lake news Mason City news 3233 Latest markets 33 Sports news 3535 Comics 37 Society news 383940 Farm news 41 Transit timetable 42 Classified pages 4243 successful The committee action cli maxed strenuous personal inter vention by Kennedy and other op administration officials he civil rights fight Democrats and Republicans vho had been lined up for the bill went into the judi iary meeting conceding that hey probably had been beaten 8 million dollar job Count it Youll be flabber sashed What has Mason City business and industry spent for construction and equip merit in the last 12 months It adds up to For the entire picture see fhe in sick sections SAME Barry support in Poll finds him strongest DES MOINES AP Iowa he lind of golden corn is snap ng up as a gold mine of support for Sen Barry Goldwater R Ariz if he seeks the Republican nomination for president next year In ai Associated Press poll o Republican county chairmen Goldwater was named as the strongest GOP candidate under present conditions by 54 of the party leaders Further 38 of the 5chairmen answering the poll predicted that the Arizona senator would Win By only three bought New York Gdv Nelson Rockefeller the strongest candi date and six predicted he would let the nomination Others mentioned as com candidates in case of a onvention deadlock were form r Vice President Richard Nix n Michigan Gov George Rom ey Pennsylvania Gov William cranton Sen Thruston Morton f Kentucky and Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Seven county chairmen felt it was too early to predict a nomi ee Four of the states eight Re ubhcan congressmen say they avor Goldwater and have indi ation of support for him from leir constituents The lowans like what they all Goldwaters conservatism hey feel his nomination would ive voters a clearcut choice etween liberal and conserva ive philosophies They cite the eed to balance spending with ncome and see Goldwater as n exponent of greater fiscal re ponsibility Goldwater offers a clearcut hoice between Kennedy drift ng on foreign policy and domqs ic issues and a positive pro BARRY Please turn to page 2 Botulism scare causes layoffs DETROIT thrce weekold botulism food poison ing scare is causing a reported 20000 layoffs in the Great Lakes commercial fishing industry Meantime the nations fishing industry is fighting to restore public confidence in its smoked fish product Great Lakes area layoff re ports came from commercial fishing sources Monday as rep resentatives of the industry be gan meetings with government officials at Washington in an effort to regain the housewifes favor Sales of smoked fish plum meted after seven deaths from botulism and a government warning to the public not to eat smoked fish from the Great Lakes area unless it is known to have been properly proc essed The seven deaths blamed on botulism in smoked fish were in Michigan Tennessee and Al abama The federal Food and Drug Administration agreed after the meetings with industry men to issue a statement ing that its warnings on smoked fish does not apply to fresh fish salt water fish canned fish freshfrozen fish or stacked fish from any place except the Great Lakes region Deputy FDA Commissioner John L Harvey said some in dustry men felt that some as pects of the FDAs warning had led to public misunderstanding California ordered removed from retail outlets any smoked whitcfish or chubs from the Great Lakes area These includ ed Great Lakes fish smoked and packed in California ;