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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1965, Mason City, Iowa The newspaper that makes all North Iowans neighbors Home Edition VOL m MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 IMS UOc a Paper Consliti of Four Associated Full Lease Wires No 173 NEW new corridor for Interstate 35 through North Iowa goes diagonally northeast after paralleling US 69 to a point north of US 20 From a point just northeast of Latimer it con tinues straight north passing between Clear Lake and the Mason City Municipal Airport No settlement in steel talks s WASHINGTON try ing to aver a nationwide steel described Wednesday as having reached the stage of hard and tough bargain ing This characterization of the marathon session ame from Bill D Moyers Vhite House press secfe ary They are having straightfor ward confrontations on tw main issues is wage nd pensions Moyers tol icwsmen The management iand labo cpresentatives weremeeting i he Executive Office Buildin 100 walk off job at pork plant PERRY than 100 men walked off the job at the Iowa Beef Packers Inc pork plant Wednesday after a dispute which resulted in indefinite sus pensions of eight men Company officials said the walkout was in violation of a no strike clause in the contract signed earlier this year with the United Packinghouse Workers Union Tom Hamman president ol the TJPWA local said he had no information about what start ed the walkout Officials said the agitation started about am on the cutting floor and spread to the kill area of the plant Company President A D And erson and Ardcn Walker vice president in charge of indus trial relations Denison flew in from The two company officers said they suspended the eight men after talking with the workers Walker then told the they could go back to work if they wished except for the eight who were suspended But by am lis workers had left the plant most of them remaining In the company parking lot Dallas County Sheriff John Wright Deputy Sheriff Don Bail ey and three highway patrol men were summoned to preven any outbreak of violence A contract between the com pany and the UPWA was signed in May ending a nine week strike at the plant next to the White House I have no indication of wha progress is being made Moy ers said As the talks entered their thir day in Washington negotiator reportedly were arguing tha White House wage guideline are too low President Johnson continuin o urge a noninflationary se lement was joined by Hous and Senate Democratic leader n warning that a strike woul mrt the nations economy an security A strike deadline scheduled a am Wednesday was pos poned until am Sept at Johnsons request A strike would idle 45000 Steelworkers and shut dow about 80 per cent of the nation steel industry Secretary ofLabor W Willard Wirtz and Secretary of Com merce John T Connor continued efforts to compromise the AFL CIO United Steelworkers de mand for a wage and fringe Approve route Corridor between airport and Clear Lake By ROBERT H SPIEGEL GlobeGazette Editor Iowa State High way Commission voted approval 40 here Wednesday on an In terstate 35 corridor through northern Iowa that will pass between the Mason City Mu nicipal Airport and Clear Lake The new line starts with a northeast diagonal at a point about seven miles north of Wil liams The diagonal passes just south and east of Dows and to the west of Latimer before go ing directly north to the Min nesota line The commission scheduled a public hearing on the new cor ridor for 2 pm Wednesday Sept 29 The Mason City air port terminal building was named tentatively as the place for the hearing The commission decision must be approved by the US Bureau of Public Roads following the public hearing Robert E Simpson Ames district engineer for the Bu reau of Public Roads said the new route provides a high de gree of service Earlier Rex M Whillon Washington DC bureau ad ministrator had said the bu reau favors a route between Mason City and Clear Lake be cause of the greater service it can render to a large popula tion center Approval of the new corridor represents a change in commis sion thinking At one time the commission had given preliminary approval for a line for Interstate 35 that would have paralleled Highway 69 through North Iowa with a diagonal in Minnesota to a terminal point just southeast of Albert Lea Mason City opposition to the Highway 6 line arose early in 19fi3 This route was rejected by Ihc US bureau forcing the commission to seek an alternate The Mason City position was presented formally in an August 19B3 public hearing nt Forest City by the Mason City Com mittee on Interstate 35 with Tom Jolas as chairman It was argued that the line should lie between Mason City and Clear Lake serving that population and economic center of North Iowa as provided in the National Interstate and De fense Highways Act To accomplish this Mason Cityans proposed the diagonal Crisis in Domingo is ended OAS gets agreement SANTO DOMINGO Domini can Republic Organ zation of American States se cured a full agreement Wed nesday terminating the 4month old Dominican crisis The peace formula insurec he installation of a provisiona overnment Friday as a firs step toward general elections in nine months Rebel leaders cheered the leace plan Heads of the arme iorces taking over after the ri val civilian military junta stepped aside pledged full sup port to the provisional govern ment The peace proposal was signed first by the insurgent re line behind rebel lines Tuesday night Then Dominican armed orces leaders meeting at the leadquarters of the junta signed a declaration of support or the peace plan and the pro visionalgovernment The government terminated nearly three months of peace ef forts by the threeman OAS po itical committee of Ambassa dors Ellsworth Bunker of the United States Ramon de Clair mont Duoiias of El Salvador and Imar Penna Marinho of Brazil The formula calls for a 44 yearold lawyer diplomat Hec tor GarciaGodoy to become president of the interim regime His provisional government will negotiate withdrawal of the OAS peace force composed of 9000 US and 2000 LatinAmer ican troops still patrolling the battlescarred capital The peacekeeping troops took over after the initial US inter vention in the rebellion which erupted April 24 in an abortive effort to bring former President Juan D Bosch back to power Apologized for incident in Singapore WASHINGTON AP The State Department Wednesday acknowledged that Secretary of State Dean Rusk had written a etter of apology to Singapores Drime minister Lee Kuan Yew For the improper activities oi certain US officials in Singa Happy he was sent to Viet PITTSBURGH Pa AP Marine Cpl Dennis Stefanacci erved 14 months on Okinawa nd was unhappy about being ent to Viet Nam Wednesday President John on had a letter from the 21 earold Marine from nearby Imbridge thanking him for living me the opportunity to ervc my country The President was so moved ic had the letter read to the of Representatives Tues SAME BUck in benefits increase of 53 cents an hour over three years and the industrys last offer of 406 cents Unverified reports that the 10 major stee companies had of fered to raise tha ante for a set tlement were denied by a high administration source However another reliable source said the industry had been ready to boost its offer slightly at the time the talks were moved here from Pitts burgh Monday The union re portedly also was prepared to make concessions dropping its demand to 489 cents The union reportedly was cit ing new Commerce Department figures in arguing that White House wage guidelines of 32 per cent should be boosted to at least 34 per cent A White House source indi cated the union would get no where withthe argument pore Lee has said a million jribe had been offered to him by the US government to keep quiet about the arrest of an American Central Intelligence Agency official from Bangkok who sought to buy secret infpr mation in Singapore In confirming the Rusk letter State Department press officer Robert J McCIoskey said that a formal denial made Tuesday by the State Department was in er ror McCIoskey said that thos who were consulted within the government on this matter Tues day were not fully aware of the background of an incident tha occurred years ago The secretary did write a letter expressing this govern ments regret over the incident McCIoskey said Rusk promised to review th activities of these officials fo disciplinary action The lettc was dated April 15 196L AT CLEAR LAKE The new corridor for Interstate 35will pass between the Mason City Municipal Airport right and Clear Lake High School The exact location was not spelled out by the Iowa State Highway Commission in its announcement Wednesday Highway 106 is at the bottom of the picture and Highway 18 runs across the center Geraldinc Stefanacci one of Dennis nine halfbrothers and lalfsisters said Tuesday night vhen informed of his letter to he President He was quite upset about oing overseas again At first he wrote discouraging letters But she added when he saw what the situation was he changed Hes a very compas sionate person Stefanacci wrote to Johnson Every one of us is fighting or one Some will never see home again bul hey will not have died in vain They will have died for a reason that is worth every man that is lost He also told the President he wished there were no war anc no killing but that he was very proud to be fighting because il gives me a feeling of repay ment Repayment to what To you Mr President and to the greai free country I was reared in Many men and risked and in many instances died to keep our country free from commu nism Now it is my turn and have pledged my life to defem our country CANADIAN WHEAT WINNIPEG AP Canada exported the second largcs amount of wheat in history dur ing the 196465 crop year y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Racial troubles erupted into iolence in both the North and outh Tuesday night as two iVhite men were wounded in freeforall fight in Plymouth JC and three Negroes were ospitalized in Chicago Tensions in Plymouth had oeen so high that civil rights eaders called off a scheduled lemonstralion But seven Ne rocs walking down Main Street n the eastern North Carolina own were confronted by a roup of whites touching off the shooting in which one while man vas injured and the fight in vhich another was stabbed The Chicago trouble began Whites Negroes in violent battle Inside The Globe SPACEMEN reliving mis sion for technicians Page 37 STEEL talks top Wednes days news from Wash when about 40 demonstrators mostly Negroes picketed the home of Schools Supt Ben jamin Willis He has been the target of protests of those dissatisfied with racial distribu tion of pupils in Chicago schools Demonstrators began to lie down in the heavily traveled in tersection of Sheridan Road and Bryn Mawr Ave and police ar rested 14 subduing some with clubs Plymouth police said one of the Negroes in the sroup walk ing toward the center of town pulled the gun from under his pants leg and fired wildly at the white men The group of Negroes turned and fled down the street into a Urban Cabinet post approved WASHINGTON Iff The nations cities where most Americans live and work have won representa tion in the Presidents Cabinet The victory for the cities and for President Johnson who put a priority tag on the may lead to an historic first A Negro heading a Cabinet department The House completed congressional approval of the new Department of Housing and Urban Develop ment Tuesday By voice vote it accepted a conference committee report which settled differences in the House and Senate versions of the legislation The bill becomes law when Johnson signs it The President has given no hint who he will nominate to head the department Speculation cen ters on Robert C Weaver a Negro who directs the Housing and Home Finance Agency The legislation dissolves the housing agency It will put under one roof urbanoriented programs now scattered among several government depart ments group of whites that had gath ered in the middle of town Sev eral white men grabbed the Nc with the pistol and began seating him State troopers and police quickly moved in and seized the Negro who later managed to escape Police arrested two oth er Negroes George Williams 45 ol Greenville NC was shot in the stomach and Clarence McCoy Adams 27 of Pink Hill NC was hospitalized with a knife wound Both were reported in good condition More than 300 persons had gathered in the center of town nnd remained there after Mayor W R Flowers announced the demonstration postponement The mob kicked at least two cars containing Negroes and iclted one car with beer cans Moments later the seven Ne groes began moving up the street Elsewhere on the racial he located in Iowa rather than in Minnesota In announcing its decision here Wednesday the highway commission said it came after one of the most exhaustive stud ies ever made in the United States of the socioeconomic ca pabilities and potentialities of an area and the highway com plex which must serve that area The commission said more than 20 routes were studied over a period of two years H said of the seven lines giv en the most extensive studies including the new corridor and the old one along Highway 69 road user costs varied less than onehalf of one per cent from one to another Harry J Bradley Jr DCS Moines commission chairman said that the selection of this corridor is based on a new con cept We now are going to a sys tem classification that takes un er consideration necessary im rovements for reconstruction f primary routes arising bc ause of construction of an inter Late highway The commission feels this is le logical approach because it construction money all comes ill of the same fund We should consider the primary system hercforc at the same Bradley said later that addi ional costs of fourlane con struction along Highway 18 be tween Clear Lake and Garner which would have been required had Interstate 35 paralleled Highway 69 were considered in making the decision on the new corridor Among the factors considered in the choice of the corridor the com missionsaid were The length of the Interstate 35 mainline average daily traf fic construction and mainte nance costs proximity to popu lation areas general conven ience to the traveling public school bus and mail routes scenic qualities proximity to akcs and other recreational ireas and length of feeder routes equired The length of 135 within the corridor approved Wednesday rom US 20 to the Minnesota ine is about miles with n estimated construction cost f Length of the segment in Min esota to the Albert Lea control is 8 miles with an esti ington Page 12 scene school desegregation con tinued quietly in the South In Alabamas rural Lowndes Coun ty where two white civil rights workers have been shot to death this year four Negroes calmly went to classes with white pu pils at Haynevillc High School Desegregation in other South ern towns and counties followed the pattern of peaceful accept ance under application of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to avert a cutoff of federal money In Natchez Miss worried city officials imposed a 10 pm to 5 am curfew as the deadline neared for the citys answer to Negro demands for total deseg regation Authorities also banned the sale of whisky in the Mississippi River city Mayor John Nosser and the Board of Aldermen meet Wed nesday night to decide what to do about the Negroes 32point demand Editorials 4 Society news 89 Sports 2526 North Iowa news 27 Clear Lake news 29 Mason City news 3435 Latest markets 35 Classified pages 4647 Four Indian planes lost in Kashmir KARACHI Pakistan AP The government claimed Pakis ani air forces planes shot down our Indian planes supporting rc reating Indian ground forces in Xashmir Wednesday The official announcement saic he air battle took place over he Chamb area which is inside the Indian sector of Pakistan Earlier a government spokes man said Pakistani Kashmir roops had crossed the cease fire line in that area and hac occupied two Indian posts The spokesman reported the action was in southwest ern Kashmir It confirmed this would be Lhc first crossing of the cease fire line by Pakistani forces since the present flareup o fighting in the divided Himaly an state India has crossed line and occupied some Pakis tani posts The spokesman said Wedncs days action was to forestall anj further aggression by India From today onward we an in the fighting he added Explaining why the govern ment had waited so long to re act he said have bee waiting that India would se sense Our hopes however hav been blind particularly because of increased aggression durin the last few days mated construction cost of 83000 giving an overall length f 87Vfe miles and estimated onstruction cost of Improvements to feeder outes for 135 within the corri or are estimated at or about miles in Iowa and 2107000 for about 21 miles in Vlinnesota L M Clauson chief engineer or the commission said full letails on comparative costs vill be given at the Sept 29 public hearing Bradley said that the new cor ridor will result in higher con struction costs in Iowa due to he greater mileage of 135 in he state but that will be offset by less mileage and lower costs n Minnesota The interstate highways are paid for with 90 per cunt federal unds and 10 per cent state money Bradley the commission chair man said the construction of I 35 north of Highway 30 has been delayed perhaps a year at his point by the selection of the new corridor and by complica ions in the area surrounding he Skunk River reservoir just north of Amei Bradley said he felt some of this time could be made up Simpson the bureau district engineer said he believes there s no reason to believe that there will be much of a delay in construction of 135 He said he still believes that 135 can be paved as far north as Highway 18 by 1968 and to I 35 Please Turn to Page 2 North Iowa Weather outlook Fair through Thursday Lows Wednesday night in the 40s Thursday in lew te mid Weather Details en Page 2 v ;