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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 8, 1960, Mason City, Iowa                                North lowai Daily Newspaper Edittd for the MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors VOL 91 PTCH interaiUont rull Leaic MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL a iwo 7e Copy Consist o Two 1M Southerners in stall CR bill approval near WASHINGTON UP In a lastditch stand south ern senators sought Friday to send the civil rights bill back to the Senate Judiciary committee Sen James 0 Eastland the committee chairman moved that the measure be returned to his committee South ern foes of the bill argue it pilots on age limit By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Resident Bureau WASHINGTON Airlines pi lots appear determined to carry to the US Supreme Court if necessary their protest against a Federal Aviation Agency ruling that provides that no individual who has reached his 60th birth day may serve as a pilot on anj aircraft engaged in carrier op erations Judge Alexander Bicks in fed e r al court in New York on March 14 refused to grant a pre liminary injunction against the ruling and a federal appeals court judge on the same day upheld the refusal to enjoin Also on March 14 a judge in Washington upheld the FAA order in a suit brought by a Miami airlines pilot who be came 60 in February NOW THE APPEAL is being heard again in New York with attorneys for the Air Line Pilot Assn calling the order arbi trary and unreasonable This i the first time the pilots argue that a governmnet agency ha tried to set an age limit on em ployes in private industry Judge Bicks in refusing an in junction conceded that no on could say with certainty that man over 60 cannot safely pilo a modern transport plane But the judge warned ther be the occasional one who this fact may not be discovered until there is a disastrous crash which could take many lives On a sheer statistical basis the FAA order would appear contro versial Oscar Bakke director of the Bureau of Safety of the Civil Aeronautics Board recently told a House Appropriations subcom mittee We examined our sta tistics and gave them to the FAA administrator and said So far as we are able to deter mine our statistics do not indi cate that there is an increase of susceptibility to accidents with age BUT E R Quesada FAA ad ministrator told the same group that there had been no accidents attributable to pilots over 60 in part because there were only some nine airlines pilots over 60 at that time and there would be only 40 this entire year Any such accident he commented would be a freak of statistics The FFA in its order the progressive deterioration of both physiological and psycho logical functions which normally occurs with age The agency acted it said on medical facts that clearly es tablish that sudden incapacita tion due primarily toheart at tacks and strokes resulting from defects becomes significant ly more frequent in any group reaching age 60 And older pilots as a group fly the larg est highest performance air craft carrying the greatest num ber of passengers over the long est nonstop distances operating into and out of the most con gested airports near the larges cities QUESADA A retired Ai Force general told a Senali Commerce subcommittee intend to carry on a vigorou enforcement program despit whatever pressures might be ex erted from those individuals o groups who without factual in formation have complained s loudly ACCIDENT VICTIM DES MOINES yoim worker at Diamond Laboratorie here died late Thursday whe his arm was severed in a cen trifuge machine Authentic Vernon L Nelson die from loss of blood never has received adequate committee consideration The Senate Thursday cut off ny opportunity to amend the ill further a step preliminary o a final vote Eastlands mo ion was one of the few maneu rers still available to the Dixie orces BUT IT WAS obvious ma ority of the Senate was set to pass the bill The only real question left was when it could e brought to a vote One senator told a newsman He thought the prospect was this final vote around 4 to m Friday or else the matter o go over until Monday His reasoning he said is that a lot of senators want to leave town for the weekend and dont want a vote on Saturday THE BILL as it stands isnt entirely satisfactory to the more vehement advocates of civil rights legislation any more than it is to the southerners Friday Sen J William Ful aright DArk led off the de bate by calling the bill repug nant and unacceptable to the South It constitutes an indictment of 40 million citizens he said in assailing what he called the obsession with the big brother idea of proponents of the bill The North has arrogated to u EYES OVER THE WORLD The cameras in the U S Tiros I satellite continue to click merrily away sending back some nmaz to the left of Italy are the islands of Corsica and Sardinia At right vwuimiuc LU Lnur uiciiny ttwiiy scuuiuy intuit suuiu Umax is a closcup section of the Middle East Shown arc the Nile River ing photos from its orbit 450 miles above the earth At left the Mediterranean Sea Suez Canal Gulf of Aqaba 5 and boot of Italy 1 is clearly visible through the cloud cover Just the Red Sea areas arc cloud cover T f Tiros has Protest price freeze British cheer DeGaulle but French farmers dont itself the supervision of human relations in the South said Fulbright Hunt slayer after affray at Davenport DAVENPORT uniden ified man who had been or ered out of the 400 Club tavern ere whipped out a gun Thurs ay night and fatally shot a ustomer James Osborne 54 Davenport Then he escaped Osborne was dead on arrival t a hospital with two bullet lugs in the abdomen He had een escorting the assailant rom the tavern at the time of he shooting THE GUNMAN had been drinking beer in the tavern most of the day but bartender Clair Townsend 45 and none of the patrons knew who he was Townsend said that sometime before 10 pm he ordered the man out that In left but came back in 15 minutes and demand ed that he be served beer The bartender said that when he again told the man to get out his reply was IF YOURE big enough to put me out try it Osborne got off a stool took lold of the man and said Come on Lets go PARIS UP Fifty million Britons cant be wrong about Charles De Gaulle but some 200000 French farmers dis agree The French President wound up his threeday state visit to Britain Friday with the good wishes of 50 million people the British the London Daily Express said But as the British cheered the French soldierstatesman farmers at home were up in arms against his price freeze on their products Farmer demonstrations in Sens and Quimper Thursday turned into riots Police used tear gas and nightsticks in battling the stone throwing crowds A dozen policemen were hurt and about a dozen demonstrators injured The farmers shouted their anger about their declining income and showed unwilling ness in advance to accept the agriculture program being prepared by De Gaulles cabi net The farmers feel that De Gaulle has failed to face up to their problems When he came to power two years ago the pressing problems were Algeria and the nations fi nances Agriculture was not neglected but it had little priority One of the measures De Gaulle imposed to regain na tional financial stability struck an unpopular note with the farmers He abolished the old sliding scale price system that guaranteed them increased prices every time the national cost of living rose Since the cost of living has been going up for decades in France this system benefitted the farmer However econo mists said the system amount ed to builtin inflation They contended it set off an endless spiral because every time farm prices jumped other prices went uptoo DeGaulle has refused to re instate sliding scales He promised some significant fi nancial aid but refused de mands of the farm bloc for a special parliamentary debate because his cabinet was still working on its price program Negro defiance of South Africa government appears blunted JOHANNESBURG South Af rica WVThe South African gov ernment appeared Friday to have blunted Negro defiance of its racial policy but there was no letup in the official crack down The African National Congress and the Pan Africanist Congress only two Negro political groups of any note were banned for one year The gov ernment acted under emergency legislation rushed through Par liament after widespread Negro reaction to the police killing of 72 demonstrators nearly three weeks ago The government also called up more military reservists al though the Negro stayhome strike was waning The situation throughout the nation was more nearly normal than at any time since Negro demonstrations against carrying Tractor overturns Parnell man killed PARNELL Long M 6u S C3r Y35 IdlId o There were conflicting ver Wednesday when the tractor he 0 iitie HTitrinrr crushed him The accident oc curred on the farm of J Paul Yoder about seven miles north west of Wellman in Iowa County GUISAN DIES LAUSANNE Switzerland Henri Guisan 85 xv organized Switzerlands last ditch defense system against a German World War II invasion that never came died Friday of pneumonia ions of just what happened then Qne version was that the gunman fired three shots from a 38 caliber pistol while still in the tavern But police said one of the bullets pierced the door from the outside LOSS DES MOINES UPI Fire swept through the Town and Country Food Mart here Thurs day night causing dam age Chuckles in the news Asleep in his heap GARDEN GROVE Calif UPI From the police blotter a m Report man slumped over wheel of old car with lights on and the engine running Found man had fallen asleep while waiting for traffic light to change WELLS England UPI Letty Batyfield 48 asked by a television interviewer Friday to tell of her localfame for fore casting the weather by aches and pains in her feet ex plained Well I always read it in the newspaper first WATERLOO Iowa UP Reynolds Rickan 77 Liberty ville III landed in Jail Thursday even though he bought four tickets to the policemens ball He had paid for them with a bogus check GARY Ind UPI When bakery clerk Martha Roknich was confronted by a gunman Thursdaywho demanded money she exclaimed Oh but Im not allowed to do that The startled gunman left On the inside Clear Lake News Page 4 Society News 45 North Iowa Features 8 Editorials 9 Mason City News 1011 Sports 1314 Comics16 CubGazette 19 North Iowa News22 TV Guide Puflout Section Professor fired for his views on sex URBANA 111 biol ogy professor fired from his University of Illinois post be cause he advocated premarita sexual relations says he wil ight for reinstatement Asst Prof Leo F Koch 44 was re ieved of all duties Thursday bj the university which called hi published views a gravi jreach of academic responsibil ity The controversy grewou of a letter written by Koch and published March 18 by the Dailj lllini the student newspaper asses flared into violence thre eeks ago Thousands of Negroes w h urned their passes at the heigh f the campaign of defiance ap lied for new ones They mus ave these internal passports o move around or work Workers streamed in and ou f Johannesburg and most othe ities Thursday without trouble lost Negroes appeared to b in disregard of the cam aign of militant leaders to kee hem at home until the goven ment repealed the pass law But the calm that prevaile iver the nation was uneasy SAME lorth Iowa Considerable cloudi incss and colder Friday night lows upper 20s Occasional snow flurries or light showers and windy Saturday highs 40 45 owa Partly cloudy through Saturday Somewhat coldei Friday night lows 25 north to 33 south Scattered light show ers or snow flurries norlhcas Saturday with northerly winds 2035 miles an hour highs 40 northeast to near 50 southwest Further outlook Partly cloud and continued below norm a temperatures Sunday Fiveday Iowa Temperature willaverage 5 to 10 degree below normal Friday nigh through next Wednesday little colder at the beginnin of the period with tempers turcs continuing below nor mal throughout the perioc Afternoon highs will be fron 50 degrees in the north to 5 in the soulh Overnight low will be from 26 degrees in th north to 32 in the south Prc cipitation will average 10 o an inch or less in occasiona light showers Minnesota Partly cloudy colder Highs Saturday 3040 GlobeGazette weather dal up to 8 am Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 49 27 31 TRACTOR VICTIM LUTHER Robert Reyn oldson Jr 12 Boone Count farm youth was killed lat Thursday when a tractor he wa driving overturned in a ditch o a county road in front of h farm home about four southeast of here mile recorder troubles WASHINGTON space gcncy Friday released new pic urcs taken by the Tiros I veather satellite and disclosed hat the tape recorder for one f the two cameras aboard the alcllile has not been funclion ng properly since last Saturday Despite that difficulty T Keith jlennan administrator of the National Aeronutics and Space Vdminislralion said the experi ment is working successfully and well GLENNAN SAID that in the first Tull week of operation Tiros f had completed 101 trips around the world at an altitude of about 450 miles Hundreds of pictures have been transmitted to ground re ceiving stations at Ft moulh NJ and Kacna Point Ffawaii he said Glennan recalled that less than 112 hours after he launch ng NASA made available to the public four photographs taken by the wide angle camera which pictures a big area with little de tail and less than 24 hours later two photographs taken by the narrow angle camera which cov ers a smaller area HE SAID that since Saturday evening the clock timer com manding the photo storage tape recorder for the narrow angle camera has not been functioning properly Since that time he said pho tographs taken by that camera have had to be limited to those taken on direct command from either Ft Monmouth or Kacna Point Hawaii and received di going into the tape recorder for either of those stations Nothing new in Red plan Disarm ideas under attack GENEVA Pi The Soviet Un ion Friday introduced a new set of negotiating principles in the 10nation disarmament confer ence but the West promptly described them as the same old salad with more Russian dressing Soviet Deputy Foreign Minis ter Valerian A Zorin claimed his document could form a new basis for discussion in the dead locked conference The Western powers denied this US AMBASSADOR Frede rick M Eaton told the confer ence that Zorin had completely misinterpreted the aims of the Western disarmament plan He challenged the Soviet Unions claim that the West was not proposing concrete disarma ment measures The Western powers said the new Soviet negotiating princi ples were no different from the original Soviet proposal for complete disarmament within a fouryear the five Western nations at the con ference have rejected as total ly unrealistic Details of Zorins latest pro posal were not made public im mediately IN REPLY Eaton went through the list of items in the Western plan including pro posals for nuclear disarmament reduction of force and weapon evcls the establishment of an nternational police force and be banning of weapons of mass destruction in outer space For the first time the Ameri can delegate specified that the United States is ready to re move existing fissionable ma terials from weapons stockpiles as part of an overall nuclear disarmament program These materials would be converted to peaceful uses Eaton said Flurries in North Iowa Northerly winds brought a touch of winter back into Iowa Friday The winds were expected to climb to as high as 35 MPH late Friday They brought more cloudiness and lower with scat tered light showers and snow flurries in the northeast Skies generally were partly cloudy during the day but the cloudiness was due to diminish Friday night Cloudiness will form again Saturday with rain or snow showers likely in the extreme north and winds only a little lighter than those of Friday Highs will be in the 40s and low 50s Partly cloudy skies and tem peratures 5 to 10 degrees below normal will continue Sunday RACE WITH FLAMES Hempstead N Y fire men lift the unconscious body of Jessie Allison to a ladder at a second floor window as they rescue her from a burning office in the downtown section Mrs AP Allison who runs an employment agency recovered later at a hospital The building was destroyed and dozens of birds and animals in a pet shop were lost   

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