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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for ttw Homt CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The VOLv newspaptrthat makes all North I owans neighbors Prew Cmd UnlUd Prew Full MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 2 1961 HOME EDITION 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two NO m New optimism over Algeria peace talks How do gals rate I job Ability still comes first By MELJA TAXMAN NEW YORK of us women hold jobs outside the home than ever before but the employer isnt always content with our presence Frequently he finds we are more prone than the men to tak ing the day off to gossip to be having like a prima donna and even to being neurotic But most of them hire us on ability not sex appeal and most do not have the double standard pay scale for male and female office workers These are some of the find ings in a comprehensive study made by the National Office Management Association NOMA talked with leaders in 1900 business indus trial and service organizations in the United States and Can ada AS FOR SA in hiring 72 per cent of the companies said no to the question Do you have jobs in the office where appeal is a qualification and given serious consideration in hiring Twentyeight per cent an swered yes Sixtysix per cent said no 33 per cent and one per cent no answer to the ques tion Do you have a double standard pay scale for male and female office workers NOMA said it did the manage ment study because of its con cern with the anticipated change in the labor force in the next 10 change which would see many more women at work It did not go into the exact number who will hold outside jobs in the years ahead But the U S Department of Labor has estimated the number in the United States alone will climb to 30 million by in crease of six million over the present record number The de partment expects that by 1970 nearly half of all U S except those in school or over be at work Heads up boys Football anyone WASHINGTON UPI Tht sight of the attorney gtneral of the United States heaving a football around his Justice De partment office Is spreading consternation among help At the end of a long day Robert F Kennedy sometimes relaxes by playing catch with former AllAmerican football hero Byron Whizzer White now his deputy One of these days its going right out the window grum bled a flinching aide The football was given to Presidents brother by the Baltimore Colts One day last week Kennedy had an im promptu passandcatch session with his three eldest children before the startled eyes of a British visitor Robert Kennedy is a trim wiry 35 He was on the Harvard football team and is an enthusiastic skier horseback rider and allaround sportsman N ews in a nutshell Agreement on terms reached Stalemate since 54 RABAT Morocco Al gerian rebels Thursday accepted French President Charles de Gaulles bid for peace talks to end the long and costly Algerian AP Photofax ap FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES THE ASSOCIATION sought to find whether management will adjust its needs and reevaluate its practices for the hiring of women over 35 years and give more consideration to pro motion of female employes to supervisory positions Sixtyfour per cent answered only eight per cent no and 28 per cent occasionally to the you hire Conrad reaches Manila MANILA P I Flying Grandad Max Con rad onethird of the way to his roundtheworld goal arrived here Thursday after an eighthour hop from Guam Officials said Conrad still was ahead of sched ule despite the threehour stopover at Guam for radio repairs Blasts rip Ethyl plant BATON ROUGE jarring explosions ripped the sprawling Ethyl Corp here causing mas sive fires and injuring 31 persons Actor Payne injured NEW YORK Roosevelt Hospital carried actor John Paynes name on its critical list Payne 48 was struck by a car Wednesday night and suffered multi ple deep facial and scalp lacerations and two broken bones in the left leg Nfxon not retiring BEVERLY HILLS Calif Former vice presi dent Richard Nixon left the door ajar for a return to the campaign trail with an avowal that he would remain in the public eye I have no plans to run Nixon told a welcome home audience of 1500 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel but I assure you I am not retiring from public life Jail becomes nursery CLOVIS N M A young mother has turned a Clovis jail cell into a nursery Betty Raines 26 refused to pay a fine of plus court costs for driving with an expired license She is nursing her 10monthsold son Terry Mrs Raines claims the court cost fee is unfair Vote of confidence WASHINGTON The House has given 000 and an overwhelming endorsement to its con troversial committee on unAmerican activities war Direct negotiations peared imminent The rebels insisted on their goal in the war Inde pendence from France They softened it somewhat by saying that Morocco Tunisia and Al geria are planning to join in a loose federation retaining friend ly ties with Paris The rebel announcement came in a joint communique issued after talks here between the Al gerian nationalist leaders and their two neighbors and sup porters Tunisia and Morocco Rebel Premier Ferhat Abbas conferred with King Hassan II of Morocco and President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia until just before dawn BOURGUIBA HAD come di rectly from Paris bearing new offer for talks from De Gaulle French Information Officer Louis Terrenoire disclosed in Paris that De Gaulle told Bour guiba France is no longer in sisting that the rebels lay down their arms before negotiations take place A ceasefire would i Algerian nation alists of their main politica weapon which is the war itsel The two sides see the negotia tions differently The rebel PEACE CORPS HEADQUARTERS Gore daughter of Sen and Mrs Albert Gore of Tennessee and Sally Bowles daughter of Un dersecretary of State and Mrs Chester Bowles pose withfirst mail as headquarters for Peace Corps is opened at International Cooperation Administration office in Washington Other staff members are in the background Peace Corps idea gains momentum NEW YORK Iffl Rafer Johnson Olympic decathlon champion has volunteered to Undersecretary of State Ches ter Bowles and Nancy Gore 23 daughter of Sen Albert join the Peace Corps launched Gore DTenn are already at fay President Kennedy the New York Times said Thurs day Johnson was a track star at work at corps headquarters Some of the headquarters staff members such as Miss Gore are not sure whatthey the University of at Los Angeles in 195658 The 25yearold athlete a Negro is assistant coach at UCLA A Washington dispatch to the Times also said Forrest Evashevski athletic director at the State University of addition to the Post Office here being pushed Plans for construction of an addition to the Mason Post Office are being pushed in Washington it was revealed Thursday Presumably the addition would involve the purchase of Lincoln School by the government No information on that move was available Thursday however Postmaster Henry Pendergraft replied to a query by the GlobeGazette that he has completed a survey requested last week by the Post Office Department It concerned the capacity and adequacy of the heating plant in the present post office 3uilding He has mailed that survey to the engineering department of the post office in Washington he said The Mason City school board last year informed the Post Office Department that it could not recommend to the voters sale of Lincoln School for less That figure would be women over 35 years of age for office positions As for promotion it looks Bond taken out 3 days before fraud uncovered KNOXVILLE Iowa UPI A 1 million bond was taken out on the Community National Bank and Trust Co only three days before bank president Eldon L Job confessed embezzling about and committed suicide bank attorneys said Thursday The attorneys said the taking out of the bond was not a like the odds slightly favor the men Some 52 per cent of the companies said yes to the question When a higher posi tion becomes vacant is it a practice in your office to give preference to the male office worker over the female em ploye although both have equa qualifications Fortyfoyr pel cent said four per cen replied no answer NOMA SAID job prospects nnd opportunities for women had shown a tremendous advance over what the situation was only 15 years ago But its executive director W T Cavanaugh called womenpower the largcsl unlapped source of manpower and said it would have to be used if management continued to find highly educated people of supervisory ability Now for some more details of the study Eight per cent of the firms said the rate of absenteeism was higher among female office workers 75 per cent said they had more problem workers among women with their ten dency to gossip to be prima donna and 52 per cent found females more neurotic than men jpart of a scheme to defraud but was purchased as a routine matter on the suggestion of national bank examiners The disclosure was made as bonding company personnel and bank examiners continuedto go over the books of the bank to determine the exact loss want to talk only about inde pendence De Gaulle Terrenoir said wants to discuss the con ditions for self determination By this he meant the D Gaulle plan for letting Algeri decide its own political futur through free elections Inde pendence from France is one o the choices De Gaulle has oul lined THE ALGERIAN rebellion began in Novembe 1954 and quickly rose to be come the major issue in France The French regarded Algeria a much a part of France as Ha waii is part of the United States French settlers have root in Algeria going back beyond the turn of the century But the outnumbered Europeans fear independence would bring an end to their traditional privi leges Extremists demanding j French Algeria became more isolated from French public opinion Frenchmen began looking for an end to what they sometimes call The Dirty War Persistent stories of French troops lorturing rebel prisoners have pricked at the French conscience The war itself had become a military stalemate The rebel force numbering in the thous Carroll Johnson attorney for the bank and amember of injthe sanctu 1 i LI t t PTV f Tiimcio ann board of directors said the bonding company has taken the po GIVE generously to your Mason City GlobeGazette newspaperboy to keep RADIO FREE EUROPE on the air sition that it does not have to make good on the bond to cover part of the loss Johnson said the bank board has taken the view that the bone was placed in effect at 12 noon Tuesday Feb 21 just three flays before Job committed sui cide and rocked the small com munity In fact it went into ef fect just a few hours before a bank examiner found some questionable notes that led to discovery of the embezzlements Johnson said the bond pro vicles that it is effective at noon Feb 21 and further provides hat it covers all defalcations regardless of when they oc curred but discovered after the effective date of the bond The bank had a pri nary bond with the National Surety Insurance Corp Chi cago Johnson said this bond jvas not in question and there was no doubt but that this one would be paid The million fidelity excess rond was written by the Excess Bond Reinsurance Association eadquartered in New Yorki ary of Tunisia and Morocco pinned down a French army consisting mostly of young draftees RHEE HOSPITALIZED HONOLULU Iowa will work with the group i an advisory capacity Evashevski 44 formerly was football coach at Iowa and was noted blocking back at the University of Michigan in the 1930s The Peace Corps is a volun tary organization in which young American men and women can help the develop ing countries of the world by working with their peoples The Times said the response to Kennedys idea has ex ceeded all expectations The corps headquarters switch board has been flooded with calls Sally Bowles 22 daughter of major part of the replacement j cost of the building The building normally would continue to be used as a classi room building for a number of years the board told the govern ment employes Every one of its 14 classrooms now is in use Post Office Department en gineers from St Louis and De Moines told the board that th alternative to an addition woul be construction of a new build ing somewhere on the edge o the business district Such building they said would be o one story and restricted entire ly to post office use Preliminary plans for the addition the engineers said would extend it to the wes wall of the present school build iag The building would be torn down to make room for ma neuvering the highway post of fices and other large trucks now serving Mason City In Washington the White Housein a further antireces sion move announced Thurs day that a million post office construction program wil be speeded up New buildings will be gotten under way dur ing the next 10 months insteac of the next 18 months as or iginally planned are being paid are being paid Iowa escapee nurse nabbed in Ohio ASHTABULA Ohio L An escapee from the Iowa Mens Reformatory was captured here Wednesday night with a nurses aide in whose car he had fled The escapee is Larry Jordan 20 Application blanks for going who fled Sunday night from overseas wont be ready for about 30 days In the meantime interested people may write to Peace Corps Washington 25 DC and state on the outside of the envelope whether they want information or an application University Hospitals in Iowa City where he was a patient With Jordan was Carolyn Jean Schott 19 of near Iowa City an employe of the hospital Au thorities here said Miss Schott had willingly accompanied Jor dan North Iowa Partly cloudy and colder Thursday night Iowa 2636 Partly cloudy Friday highs 3645 Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Winds diminishing Thursday night colder north west lows 20s northwest to near 40 southeast Colder over the state Friday highs 3540 Further cloudy Saturday Minnesota Variable cloudiness cooler Highs Friday in 40s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 44 32 37 21 5 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 6 Soctety News 789 Clear Lake News 701T Sports 1314 North fowa News 15 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 SAME DATE MONSTER AND MIDGETS This is the first pic Rhee 85 former president of 77 Tf P South Korea was under obserl tlire reeasec fullyassembled but still unflown vation for apossible heart aili Saturn space vehicle under development here at the ment at Tripler Army Hospital Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville Ala The here Saturn in three stages measuring180 feet dwarfsr AP Phototax the space vehicles at left a Juno IT furthermost from camera and a RedstoneMercury vehicle Dr Wernher von Braun showed senators the picture Couple held for starving 5 Nightmare of hunger horror death RICHMOND Va ffi In the summer of 1958 Kenneth Dudley his wife Irene and six of their children left Syra cuse N Y in a battered sedan They headed south to join a carnival Dudley a sometime me chanic junk dealer and odd jobs worker hoped to re pair midway rides His wife when she could get the job would sell tickets But the gypsy journey became for the Dudley youngsters a night mare of hunger horror and death Five of them died before the familys continent spanning meandcrings ended Feb 10 with the parents arrest for neglect leading to he death of the fifth child Carol Ann 7 Wednesday the charge be came more serious Hanover County Va where police say Carol Ann died of malnutri tion exposure and neglect i s s ued warrants charging Dudley 47 and his wife 44 with murder by starvation Carol Anns emaciated body wrapped in an old blue blanket was discovered Feb 9 in woods just off U S 1 near Lawrenceville in southside Virginia She died according to police Feb 1 or 2 and was kept in the back seat of the Dudleys dilapidated car until her body was placed in the woods by her mother Feb 5 Then there were three Debbie 3 was youngest of the children and the next to go She died at Gary W Va May 21 1960 Six days later Dudley wrap ped her body in a blanket and left it in tho woods off a highway near Jenkins Then there were two With CarolAnns death last   

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