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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt J MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 9t The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors Associated United Press International Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 5 19M c Copy Thli Paper ConilsU of Two ScclloruSectlon 71 Britishers r scrutinize j their TV Quiz programs first must pass critical eyes By RICHARD C WALD New York Herald Tribune News Service LONDON No one in Britain reads about American television quiz disclosures as fascinatedly as Harry Norton A heavyset man who retired as a theatrical booking agent two years ago when he was 60 Norton now bears the distinctive title of Scrutineer of Quiz Pro grams for Associated Televi sion He is the man officially re sponsible for preventing hanky panky in the question box AS EXEMPLIFIED on Dot to a show imported from America it mainly insures that the contestants dont meet the producer the producer doesnt see the questions and the quiz master doesnt see anything un til just before the program ev ery Thursday evening Emphasis has been put on this because Britain has not been without its own doubts about tel evision quizzes Britain has only two television channels BBC which is govern ment owned and noncommer and ITV standing for In dependent Television time on which is farmed out among a number of commercial compan ies The commercial companies are the ones with the big money quizzes Last winter there was a great hullabaloo over allega tions that contestants had got ten answers in advance on 21 another American import An inquiry was ordered Nothing was proved but in BUFFALO NY STEEL WORKERS HAIL PRESIDENT DAVID McDONALD AP Pliolofax Nixon and Mitchell bask in poststeel dispute sunshine WASHINGTON steel labor for the next years at a billiondollar Tuesday a flood of political conjecture and NixonMitchell team erased fears of another economycrip pling strike by the 500000 Unit ed Steehvorkers Sieel industry leaders forecast stirred new misgivings over inno immediate price boosts to flation The stock of Vice President Richard M Nixon and Secre tary of Labor James P Mitchell soared as a possible Republican April the Independent Televisionlticket in the November election Authority which controls ITV laid down the law that every commercial television firm had to have a scrutineer of quizzes It also ruled that before a quiz could go on the air it had to sub mit a complete outline of the rules method of selecting connominee testants and security procedures used Suddenly illuminated by the political spotlight Mitchell told questioners I dont know and I dont care whether the wage pact he announced Monday en hanced his chance of becoming the GOPs vice presidential The stock market spurted and officials issued bolder forecasts AS A SPOKESMAN for the ITA put it We have 10 televi sion companies and there were doubts We dont like doubts ATV in the solid person of Norton was one of the firms that already had a scrutineer He had been used on the 64000 Question another American import with the word dollar left out because here they have 64000 shillings or 58910 which still isnt hay and the 64000 Challenge His procedure for Dotto a game in which one is supposed to guess the identity of a face outlined in dots is simple The first thing he said is that the Encyclopedia Brittanica people who drew up the 72 ques tions we use for each show send them to me by registered mail in a sealed envelope I always have 10 envelopes of questions and I keep them in a safe at the studio Contestants are picked by our feature editor She chooses them for all the shows after an interview and the employes of the show never know who they are WE SEE THE contestants for the first time just before the show about 5 p m Then we have a rehearsal just to r u n through the rules ask some sample questions which we then throw away and give the tech nicians a chance to adjust the microphones and the cameras Ten minutes before the show starts at 8 p m I open the safe and bring out the 10 envelopes The producer picks one at ran dom He also picks a selection of five quiz pictures from a group of 30 I put the unusec ones back in the safe and keep my eye on the producer all the time Seven minutes before the program starts he is allowed to show them to the quiz master who looks over foreign words or strange terms All this time the conteslants are in a differen dont let them see the producer or t h e quiz master Then the show goes on The interview was conducted with a press agent present l scrutinize the scrutineer W are very careful about our qui programs the press agen said of I960 prosperity as the settle ment engineered secretly by the crank up the wageprice spiral But Chairman Roger M Blough of US Steel Corp who put the billiondollar cost tag on the agreement said it could hard ly be regarded as noninflationT There were no such misgiv ings in the union camp USW President David J McDonald told cheering steelworkers in Buffalo NY Monday night they could know that victory is A band played Happy Days Are Here Again as McDonald strode into a rally of 5000 union ists to inform them the con tract is a 40 per cent better vageandbenefit package than the companies last offer FORMAL DISCLOSURE of the precise contract terms wait ed on some cation by individual companies and by the unions wage policy board Unofficially it was learned the 30 month contract package amounts to about40 centsan hourwith fringe benefits ef fective at once and 7cent hourly wage boosts taking effect in late 1960 and late 1961 The industry gave up its de mand for the sole right to change work rules McDonald rradbrandecHhis a union busting device The issue will be studied by a joint committee whose findings will not be binding The union won sizable pension improvements and a limitec orm of costofliving wage esca ation The companies will pay he whole cost of medical and lospitai insurance previously shared by workers and employ ers THE COMPANIES swallowed this package reluctantly Mitch ell said he and Nixon in per iaps a dozen meetings over the past month won their assent by paintinga very pic ure of the alternatives Because Nixon and Mitchell made the proposals finally ac cepted by the steel companies and the unions Democrats are certain to try to tag the vice president and the cabinet mem ber with the liability for any re sulting rises in the cost of living index Other Democrats contended the administration should have acted as it did much earlier Ohio to support Kennedy DiSalle in surprise move OUK WIRK COLUMBUS Gov Michael V DiSalle Tuesday IMI lorscd Sen John F Kenned or the Democralic presidentia lomination and said he wi campaign as a favorite son i Ohio pledged lo Kennedys can lidacy Ohio was thi first big slate to endorse Kennedy UiSiillc will lead the Glvote Ohio delegation fourth largest in the nation into the Democratic national conven tion in Los Angeles in July pledged to the Massaehusetls senator DISALLES SURPRISE an nouncement was seen as a tre mendous boost for Kennedy the frontrunning candidate for the nomination in most public polls DiSalle who served as Presi dent Trumans federal price sla bilizer during the Korean w a r invited other candi dates to com pete with Kcn n e d y in an open primary He had kept iis announce ment a secret from even his wife DiSalles an DISALLE continued North Iowa Partly c 1 0 u 1 Tuesday iiifjlH and Wcdncs day Cold Tuesday night low 714 below Warmer Wednes day high around 15 Iowa Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday Colder extreme southeast not quite so cold northwest Tuesday night lows zero lo 7 below south 714 below north Warm Murray may be in race Cites growing farm problem AMES UF1 University Prof JL1VJ1 er Wednesday h i g h s 15 M sak Tucsday hc northeast to ii southwest J J Further outlook Thursday partly cloudy continued below normal temperatures Minnesota Variable cloudiness not so cold Highs Wednesday 1020 Globe weather data up lo 8 am Tucsday Maximum Minimum 15 15 No beats allowed in coffee house A Renaissance at Iowa City nouncement was considered a jolt to the darkhorsc hopes of Sen Stuart Symington Most observers had felt DiSalle would Ihrow his support to Sym nglon considered a likely com promise candidate in a doad ocked convention DiSalle who hadbeen consid ered a possible vicepresidential candidate said his decision rules out a KennedyDiSalle ickct for obvious reasons Both are Roman Catholics I BELIEVE that Sen Ken icdy will be nominated and elected DiSalle said Al hough some say that he is too youthful I feel thai age is not Lhe governing faclor in deter mining a mans qualifications People have said that his religion is a disqualification for office I say lhal in a democracy there cannot be a disqualifica tion because of race creed This will give us an oppor tunity to demonstrate to the rest of the world that our democratic For lhe firsl Umc Le Mars has Iowa low of 25 below A new surge of arctic air pushed Iowa temperatures lo as low as 25 degrees below zero at Lc Mars Tuesday morning Siblcy reported a reading of 23 below Temperatures were below yero over all of the stale ex cept lhe southeast section At 1 pm Tucsday the down town Mason City temperature reading slood at an even zero The Weather Bureau said il will be colder in lhe cxlreme southeast Wednesday morning but nol so cold in other sections The morning lows arc due lo be from 5 below lo 5 above Other Tuesdaylows included Ihese subzero readings Spen cer 18 Sioux Cily 16 Mason Cily 15 and Council Bluffs 8 Davcnporl had lhe morning high a reading pf 8 above The cold high pressure system should be cast of Iowa on Wed nesday allowing a southerly flow of air lo move into the western portion of the state This should bring slightly high er temperatures to northwest Iowa Wednesday Iowa William G is thinking of running for lhe US Senate because of the growing farm problem foHi lisclosurc Monday Thomas Martin that ic would not seek a second cnn in the Martin said ic would retire from public life when his terms ends Dec 31 1960 MURRAY AN economics pro fessor who was the GOPs un successful gubernatorial candi date in 1958 said he would talk with Republican party leaders and other interested in a candidate who can win in 19GQ before making his deci sion lie gave no indication when would make his intentions own Three Republicans have al ready announced they will seek lhe GOP nomination for the sen ate seat in Junes primary They arc Stale Sen Jack Miller R Sioux Rep Kenneth Stringer RDavcnporl and Erncsl Sceman Waterloo unsuccessful candidale for a host of political offices in the past 20 some years Murray said he was particu larly concerned wilh the Senate because of the farm problem and because agriculture is my field By DON E MITCHELL IOWA CITY The coffee costs a little more 15 to 35 cents The rooms are circled with well framed art The walls are painted black Thats Renaissance II the first European style coffee house in Iowa City Art student owner John Beardsley will gladly lay down his text book get a cup of cof nation can practice and docs practice the principels it advo cates Kennedy said he was de The tables are hung from the ceiling by wires Beardsley likes to show off the free expression room He puts out paint in a tiny room when he feels like it Visitors go in and paint what ever they like mostly tart satirical phrases lhat bite at many accepted beliefs The proprielor says the walls in The Room show in fee American 15 cents Euro security in religious matters pean ranging to 35 and ex plain what its all about SIOUXCITY BORN Onawa raised Beardsley who looks like the Midwesterner he is says the coffee house near the However the atmosphere is so conducive to discussion that several college church groups meet regularly in Renaissance II Samples from the walls oa vo vlUJ vUiivt j r i t State University of Iowa cam pus has a part in a way in the continuing search for aca demic freedom Some students and facully too are looking for further freedom of expression aca demic freedom he says The name of the coffee house derives from the idea of rebirth Police come in every night to check the though Beardsley serves only coffee Some townspeople think the coffee house is a hangout for Beats but this Beardsley emphatically denies There are no beats in Iowa City in the first place Beardsley says Beats and I know something about them from associating with them on the West Coast dont fre quent places called beat They havent enough money THE ATMOSPHERE in Renaissance II is relaxed The place looks pleasantly old Students come to talk study or just and drink mostly American European coffee is simply made from different coffee bean mix tures Some have beards but most including Beardsley look like students anywhere Thy Neighbor The amazing new INSTANT Mother Love Wellknown faculty mem bers often lend a learned aca demic air to the place Dr Frederick P Bargeburh of re ligion Prof Harry Duncan of journalism Prof Byron L Burford of art Opera jazz or symphonies blare from a high fidelity pho nograph depending on the whim of the listeners AT NIGHT an old piano is commandeered by Ron Levin a doctor of philosophy candi date in literature He some times plays jazz wilh a muted trumpet Art of Beardsley and others hangs in the upstairs rooms Theres a feeling of freedom in the upstairs atmosphere many students say Beardsley says that if there is truth in the place it will speak for itself Hemeans his coffee house isnt meant to be a side show nor a gag Its something he likes and that others appar e n 11 y like Hes making money While olhers frolic on Fri day and Saturday nights at more conventional college rec reational activities you may find a number of students in Renaissance II studying lis tening chattering about any thing from mans purpose lo the parking read ing poetry aloud Youll find no beer no cards no jukebox Its all done with coffee DEEP THOUGHT TIME AT RENAISSANCE II AP Photofax lighted to receive the endorse ment of DiSalle It means of course that I will not enler the Ohio primary Clarence S Rye former banker dies MANLY Clarence S Rye ormer banker here and at Han onlown where he was born and eared died Tuesday in Miami la where he has made his ome since 1939 He suffered stroke about six weeks ago With C H McNider Mason ity Rye established the Manly tale Bank in 1926 Before that e had been identified with the itizens Savings bank of Han ontown From 1939to 1955 he vas an officer of the Little Riv jr Bank and Trust Co of Flori da Funeral arrangements have not been completed but burial vill be at Hanlontown in the amily plot Mrs Rye the for mer Selina Torgeson died in 929 Survivors include nine nieces and Norman Claire and Robert Rye all of ilanlonlown Arthur Rye Miami Glenn Rye Billings Mont Mrs R C Anderson Milan Minn Mrs Robert Ilg Woodruff Wis and Mrs Clar ence Brunsvold Hanlontown On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society news 67 Comics 9 Clear Lake news 10 Sports 1112 North Iowa news 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City news 1415 Farm news 17 Alls quiet at Albert Lea as troopers leave ALBERT LEA Minn in 25 days the striketorn Wilson Co packing plant Tuesday opened its gates to nonunion workers without lhe protection of the Minnesota National Guard Sheriff Everette Stovern said workers filed past picket lines without incident in sub zero temperatures Twentyfive special deputies patrolled the plant area to pre vent violence such as that which prompted Gov Orville L Free man to close the plant under martial law last Dec 11 Officers had fearec strikers might be in an angry mood again with Mondays breakdown of negotiations in Chicago be Iween the company and lhe United Packinghouse Workers of America HE SAID my trip around world this pastyear impressed me with the possibility of using surplus food for peace We cant shut out lhe possibility of the use of food in noncommunist countries for promoting peace wilh our surplus and their deficit He said he was seeking a positive program for agricul ture If Murray seeks the nomina tion and if he wins it could possibly give him a rematch wilh Democratic Gov Herschel C Loveless Loveless defeated Murray for governor in 1958 by 71000 voles It is considered likely that Loveless will be the democratic candidate for the US Senate However the Governor has not made any offical announcement of his intenlions but has indi cated he will end the specula tion later this month SAME IOWA DEPARTMENT FIGURES White flar means no traffic ieatfc In past 21 hours KENNEDy Y AP Photofw OPEN FOR BUSINESS The first Kennedyfor Presiclent headquarters is opened at Manchester N H in anticipation of the March 8 New Hamp shire primary It is believed to be the first in the country the Senator announced his candidacv Y 7   

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