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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1965, Mason City, Iowa Must prospect North lowans at workshop lowans cant sell industrial prospects until they learn how to identify them And there is no sense in such identification unless lowans realize first and foremost that they have a great deal to sell In capsule form this is what more than 50 North lowans were told here Tuesday morning in the opening session ofa region al economic development work shop conducted by the Iowa De velopment Commission E L John Johnson direct or of the development division oC the Iowa Development Com mission had this to say Too many of us have felt that we are disadvantaged in the midwest We have felt too far away from the center of things This is wrong To with wt mutt real ize we have the best resource of any state in the people of Iowa Do you realize that Iowa led the nation this past year in the per cent increase in personal in come Thats not so bad Do you know that Iowa has had a faster gain in economic development in the last 12 years than any other state in the Chi cago Federal Reserve District Thats not so bad Do you realize that Iowa has the highest perhour wage of any state in the midwest Thats not so bad And do you know that we set a record for industrial develop ment in 1963 again in 1964 and are setting another one in 1965 Thats not so bad If were d i s advantaged youll have to prove it to me Johnson said the communities that sit and howl about lack of industrial development usually havent deserved it The fact is that theyve been sitting around and not doing anything about it Later in the program Johnson gave some advice on how to go after industrial prospects Theres no problem in find ing prospects he said Our problem is recognizing prospects when we see them Johnson listed 37 sources of identifying such prospects and touched on some of them brief ly He suggested keeping in touch with native Mason Cityans who move to other states He said they often can give leads for in dustrial expansion from their new vantage point How about writing our congressmen said Johnson He often has information about government contractsor other industrial trends that can help Johnson also showed two re cent copies of the Wall Street Journal which is aimed at business community He had circled 32 items in one issue and 53 in the other that were indica tors of industrial expansion if you look for them We have four staff members in the Iowa Industrial Commis sion whose job is to locate pros pects added Johnson If we proper commu nity recognition of the problem we have a potential of 28 mil lion persons who can help lo cate industrial prospects Martin H Miller commission public relations director sketched the historic develop ment of agriculture and indus try in Iowa Specifically called forin creased emphasis on telling the Iowa story in other states and nations He recalled the estimate shortly after the return of Iowas trade mission to Europe last summer that projected added sales volume of between and million Recently I have visited with many of the 109 persons mak ing the trip and they believe they were about 10 per cent too low in their estimates Miller said Miller said the evidence shows that missions such as the ones to Europe Chicago New York and the Twin Cities in recen months are beneficial He re minded the North lowanstha another mission is scheduled for Japan and the Far East nex February commission staff mrrn hers on the program later Tuesday included Robert M Cannon assistant director of th development division Ronald J Gear planning director John K Rodeen field representative and C L Vince Caudle di rector of tourism and trave promotion SPORTS BULLETIN BOSTON League President Joe Cronin fined Pedro Gen zalez and suspended him for the remainder of the sea son Tuesday for twinging a bat at Detroit pitcher Larry Sherry in Mondays game See story 12 DES MOINES The Iowa Supreme Court ruled luesday the State Tax Commission had discriminated against the Chicago North Western Railway in fix ng its 1963 property tax assessments The court voided the 1963 assessments and direct ed the commission to reassess the property so the taxes ill be fair and equitable Chrysler increasing car prices DETROIT AP General Motors Corp has predicted ecord car sales in 1966 Chrys er Corp has announced car price increases which might1964 declared invalid the as ifter announcements Motor Co showed the ress the 1966 models from its r Division a line strongly nfluenced by the success of the bmpanys Mustang this year GMs chairman Frederic G onner and President James The newspaper that mokes oil North lowans neighbors Home Edition VOL its MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21 IMS UOi Paper Consists ot Two Onn Auoclalcd 1resi full LeaM No Indians Reds in battle Void railroad assessments v vith other property in owa The decision is expected to lave a farreaching effect on he commissions taxing pro cedures involving other rail oads operatingin Iowa Approx mately a dozen other railroads lave asked lower courts for a in the assessed valua ioiv of their property in this itate District Court Judge Carroll I Wild of Waverly in August ndicate an industry trend and i in 11 ate an iiiuuotL y n eiiu allU WA pi LJ iu itudebaker has emphasized it is owned by the North Western laying in business In still another development reevaluate the property so M Roche forecast sales of nine AUen million ISM Mount Peasant that prevented million 1966 model passenger ars in a statement expressing GMs confidence in the econo my A record 88 million were sold in the model year just end ed In their slalemenl Donner and Roche pointed toGrMs plans to spend billion this year and next in a worldwide lant and equipment program About billion will be spent n the United States they said Officials of Studebaker which ransferred its auto operations o Canada in 1963 insisted Studebaker is not for sale This reply by Gordon E Grundy president of Studebak automotive division came when a newsman asked if the irms auto operations are prof the break even table or at point Grundy said the firm sold about 19000 cars during the 1965 model run He said Studebaker s close to the breakeven point but declined to be more pecific He said the companys 1966 declined to reveal 1966 Studebakers go on sale earlyin plan with five affirmative votes need ed to waive a reading icssments of property in Iowa He ordered the commission to hat it will be fair and equitable with the property of other rail and other property in owa The commission ap pealed to the Supreme Court The North Western in Sep ember 1964 won a temporary njunction from District Court Judge George Van Allen of he auditors of 56 counties from lertifyihg tax levies collect ble this year from the railroad Judge Van Allen also held hal the commission assessmenl was arbitrary capricious anc discriminatory It could not be immediately determined how much the state would lose in taxes under the ruling One lawyer estimated thai million in annual taxes were at stake Judge Van Allen in his ruling aid the commission was asses sing the North Westerns prop irly al approximalely 60 per cent of its actual value when other property in Iowa was as sessed at less than 30 per cent of its actual value Evidence in the case showed hat other railroads were as sessed at from 35 to 42 per cent of actual value Railroads are assessed for tax es payable to1 all counties in which they operateThey are required by law to file state ments and reports with the com mission on or before April 1 each year The commission de cides the assessment of a rail road The commission placed a tax able valuation of on the North Westerns Iowa prop for 1963 After a protest commission reduced the valuation to The North Western then brought the court action The Supreme Court threw out he North Westerns contention hat its property not be assessed at more than 30 percent actual value The high courts opinion was written by Justice Robert Lar ion Chief Justice Theodore G Garficld and Justices T Eu gene Thornton Bruce M Snell Edwin Moore and William C Stuart concurred They were the only justices acting in the case Judge Wild said in his de cision thai the generally ac cepted approach to the valuation iales target is 30000 to 35000 ars He prices of which will October Changes were apparent in all he Ford Division offerings but he model most changed was he Falcon which bore a partic ular resemblance to the well received Mustang By 1966 with the most changes in its record setting history the Falcon in sffect has become a family Mustang said Walter T Mur phy division general marketing manager 2nd reading for oneway street The second reading of a City Council ordinance on oneway streets downtown breezed swift y through Monday night with no opposition or discussion The vote was 50 The ordinance caNs for Wash ington going oneway south and IS Delaware oneway north be tween 2nd South and 4th North The pending ordinance must go through one more reading prob ably at the Oct 4 meeting be fore final adoption There wa no discussion Monday on mak ing changes in the caslwcs street pattern Cecil Boyer Fourth Ward councilman who proposed the two oneway streets made a mo tion asking that the secpnd and a noncommittal reply on Pre third readings of the ordinance mier Alexei N Kosygins offer be waived This was defeated 41 to mediate personally the Indi of a railroad for tax purposes uses three elements or fact ors as indicators of value The first is capitalized earn ings the second market value r of slock and debt and the third jj is original or reproduction cost property less de preciation Noncommittal reply to offer of Russians MOSCOW AP Pakistan handed the Soviet Union Tuesday an Pakistani war forces said i n f o r m e c In voting against waiving the The sources said the reply Tiffln onitnnil miepH nst in nwin raised no objection in prin ciple to Soviet mediation but i reading Harry Little council manatlarge said the last traf fie ordinance was thrown out on neitheraccepted nor rejected the third reading The council pending the outcome of UN and objectors should have three ceasefire efforts separate readings to consider The offer was announced here the pending ordinance he said Sunday I Pholofnx FAIR FIRE Thescene above was aflcr a windfed fire leveled four buildings at the Tennessee State Fair Nashville Monday night Al left is the fouracre section of tho fairgrounds aflcr the flames hit Fair injures 18 NASHVILLE Term fed flamesSwept through the Ten nessee State Fair Grounds Monday night destroyingthree main exhibit filled buildings and sending thou sands of opening night spectators fleeing in fright An early morning count showed 18 persons received hospital treat ment 10 of them firemen who suf fered smoke inhalation None were believed critically injured or burned A preliminary probe of ruins re vealed no bodies Mayor Beverly Bril ey said there were no known miss ing persons Briley who was visiting the area of the womens building where the fire broke put gave a preliminary damage estimate of million then early Tuesday raised it to 2 million Destroyed building were with the womens the adjacent mer chants building and administration building All were threestory barn like wooden structures about 50 years old The womens and merchants buildings were filled with antiques art handicrafts photography and merchandise exhibits Also destroyed was the grand stand alongside the three buildings It was emptied when the evening ended shortly before the fire broke out Briley immediately closed the fair which was beginning a one week stand Electrical wiring was believed the cause of the blaze f DONATED TO SCHOOL North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy through Wednesday Occasional light rain or driz zle extreme east Tuesday night cooler lows in low to mid 50s Chance of light rain northwest Wednesday after noon highs 60s northwest to near 70 southeast EXGOVERNOR DIES JACKSONJ Miss mer Gov Hugh Lawson White 84 elder statesman of Missis sippi government died in his sleep Sunday night Old Globe building to school district The Mason City GlobeGazctlc s donating its former newspaper building al 121 E Slate to the Mason City Independent School District The School Board Mon day night officially accepted the gift effective Oct 1 The gift includes the three story 44by120 foot building and the land on which it is built The and includes a sixfoot strip along the east side of the build ng and some alley property to the rear No value estimate was an nounced for the ISjOOOsriuare foot structure Supt P O Brunsvold said that immediate plans for school use of the building would be for additional office space and for storage Offices would be in the front portion of Iho structure with storage lo the rear There now is considerable crowding of office facililics in the School Adminislralion Build ing across Ihc slrcct from the old Globe building Physical ed ucation personnel for mslance have parlday use of a con ference area and then lose Iheir office for the rest of the day under present arrangements There also arc storage needs in buildings and grounds and other departments oT the school system administralion No plans have been made for GLOBE Please turn to Page 1 Inside The Globe Editorials Society news 56 North Iowa news Clear Lake news Sports 1J Ma son City news 1014 Latest markets Comics Farm news Name new chief editor for Pray da MOSCOW For eign Minister Mikhail V Zim anin has been named chief ed tor of Pravda the official or gan of the Soviet Communist arty and the mosl important newspaper in the Soviet Union The report from informed ources was confirmed Tuesday y an officer at the newspapers nquiry desk He said only that Simyanin was now chief editor The informants also said the ormcr editor Alexei M Rum fanlsev had suffered a heart attack recently and would be shifted to a post with the Soviei Academy of Sciences This re port could not be confirmed Rumyantsev headed Pravda or less than a year He took over as chief editor in the wave of changes that followed the downfall of Nikita Khrushchev ast October As Pravada editor he twice championed the cause of Sovie vriters and intellectuals de ending them against what he called unfair criticism In the last such article pub ished Sept 9 he took the rare step of criticizing the powerfu government newspaper Izvestia or what he called unfair at acks on writers IN MALI BAMAKO Mali APj G Mennen Williams US under secretary of state for African affairs arrived Tuesday for a hrecday visit No casualties are reported NEVV DELHI India of India andRed hinu exchanged shots at close range Tuesday near he 14000ioothigh Nathu Pass in the Himalayas the ulian government announced The skirmish evidently as brief and bloodless Chinese soldiers moved into Indian territory near ie pass which connects the Indian protectorate of jikkim with Communistruled Tibet then withdrew Advocates Chinese observers UNITED NATIONS NY AP SecretaryGeneral U haul lold the UN General Assembly Tuesday the military onflicts in Asia and Ihc dis rmament deadlock have rein orccd his view lhal all conn rics including Red China hould be represented at UN cadquartcrs In the introduction lo his an iiial rcporl issued as Ihe 114 lalion General Assembly pre mrcd lo open its 20lh session Ihanl declared lhal Ihe war in Viet Nam had cruelly so jack tho trend toward Easl West cooperation and revivec he cold war He added that the internation al situation in recent week has again been dislurbed b Ihe conflict belwecn India an Pakistan The SecretaryGeneral said h was aware of the political diff culties of seating all govern ments in the United Nations nit he said he was convincec more than ever by the develop menls of the past year that ail at least should be represented I have no doubt he said that the true interest of peace would be betler served if non member states were to be en couraged to maintain observers at the United Nations headquar ers so that they may be in E position lo sense Ihe currents and crosscurrents of work which are so uniquely oncenlralcd in Ihe organiza ion He did nol name the countries ie had in mind but those nol epresented al the United Na ions include the Peking re gime North Viet Nam North and East Germany The assembly was not expect d to deal with the China issue jntil later in Ihe session and he chances for sealing the Pe king government appeared lim Thanls reporl also said Ihe Uniled Nations stilf faces a precarious financial situation and it is handicapped by lack oi effective machinery for future hen the Indians opened re the government radio ticl There was no real push irough by them or by us a pokcsman reported Our oops have strict instructions ot to cross the line The Indians suffered no casu Ities and so far as was known ie Chinese lost no men he aid This was the first reported utbrcak of Indian firing along ie Himalayan frontier since interested spectator n the IndianPakistani war over New Delhi an Him alum last Friday The announcement of the hooting came amid reports hat Prime Minister Lai Baha ur Shastri had informed the Jnitccl Nations that India would ccept the Security Councils emand for a ceasefire in the Kashmir conflict if Pakistan also complied The Indian spokesman in New Delhi said Chinese troops have moved into the area opposite Burn US building KARACHI Pakistan W About 10000 demonstrators burned the US Information Service library in Karachi Tuesday and pulled down the United Nations flag from the building The violence followed a gen eral strike in the city with all shops and businesses closed to protest the UN resolution ordering Pakistan and India to fire Firemen and police dis persed the mob and put out the library fire peacekeeping but there is hope ie hal a new spiril of confidence cal nd determination will emerge al Ihe current assembly Although neither the Viet Vam fighting nor the IndiaPak stan war was formally before he 114nation assembly both vcre expected lo be injeclcd nlo Ihe coming debates With the threal of a showdown m Soviet voting rights lifted he assembly was ready to lunge immediately into its nor mal voting routine The first iallols will be for the election of n assembly president the ad mission of three new members nd the election of 13 vice presi ikkim in sizeable strength and in some places are right p to the border The spokesman declined to peculate what might happen at midnight dead ne the Chinese have given In ia for dismantling 56 military osts along the Sikkim border As for the UN ceasefire or er informants said Shastri had sked to be notified immediate if Pakistan should comply ith it so that orders can be cnt to Indian troops The sources said Shastri re wrted this course of action to a meeting of leaders ofhis politi enls and hairmen seven committee There has been no word whether Pakistan has replied to the Security Council demand It was announced in Rawalpindi Monday night that Pakistani Foreign Minister Z A Bhutto will leave for New York later today to discuss the ceasefire resolution Shastris aides were reported warning him against accepting the UNs additional request that he order Indias armed forces to fall back to positions held on Aug 5 before the war over the disputed state of Kash mir intensified A similar call has gone out to Pakistan Strong winds rain plague Iowa SAME By THE ASSOCIATED PRKSS Torrential rains strong winds and a tornado or two tore at Iowa Monday night Streams were pushed to bankful and higher and some flooding was reported Two to four inches of new rain fell on alreadywaterV logged lawns and fields The Weather Bureau said the state should get a short break from the rainy weather but more showers were expected by Wednesday evening A tornado crumpled the home of Mr and Mrs Don L Red linger at Sigourney Although they could not escape before the twisler hit Mr and Mrs Red linger and Iheir sons Randy 8 and John 6 received only cuts and bruises One of the hardest hit areas was Ottumwa where four more inches of rain fell Ottumwa has had 736inches of rain in the past two days Basements of houses and bus iness places are flooded in a 160block area on OUumwys South Side City officials said the problem was the inability of storm sewers to carry off the heavy flow of water Two Ottumwa persons suf fered minor injuries Donald Brown required several stichcs to close a cut on his hand he received while trying to install a sump pump through a base ment window Don Elder re ccived minor cuts when flood waters of a small creek swept his car off Highway 63 north of Ottumwa Several bridges over a drain age ditch were closed in the Ot tumwa area after the rushing water knocked one of them out and damaged others Police and National Guards men helped remove about 35 persons stranded in their homes by the rising water More than a foot of water flowed through an Ottumwa fur niture store Volunteers helped the store owner move the furni ture to higher ground Some water damage was re ported at St Joseph Hospital which is located on higher RAINS Him to Page 2 A A ;