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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North towns Daily Newspaper far Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION Th ewspaptr that makes all North lowans neighbors VOL Pieii xnd United Frew Kull Lent Wlret MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 10 1961 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two ijr One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGIO 1300 pm Sunday KWLC Dccorah 1240 IM pm Sun WOI Amei am Tuesday YVTAD Qulncy 930 pm Thum WSUI City 910 am Sat A problem all of us will face EW TOPICS OF OUR TIME are being more discussed than retirement and the care of our aging What gives it spe cial interest is the fact that one day soon or not so soon all of us will have to face up to the problem And theres the further fact that the aged are becoming more numerous The questions most often asked are 1 At what age should retire ment take place 2 What should be done to ease the burden of the aged The nations concern in this field was highlighted in Presi dent Kennedys economic mes sage to Congress Feb 3 when he recommended that the Social Security Act be amended to let male workers as well as wom en retire on reduced benefits at age 62 instead of the pres ent age of 65 That suggestion was in line with growing pressure for great er flexibility in setting the re tirement age It would encour age earlier retirement thus pro viding more jobs at a time when millions are out of work its reasoned On the other hand many would like to work be yond the age of 65 We find then these two oppos ing pressures on efforts to fix the age of retirement On the one hand are proposals for larg er pension benefits which would encourage earlier retirement On the other hand are proposals to let people work beyond the conventional retirement age THIS PARADOX is explained by a growing recognition that there are wide differences in the rates at which the physical and mental capacities decline with age There are differences in their economic and psycho logical needs for useful work These considerations suggest flexibility in retirement age This principle was recognized at the White House Conference on Aging in January It recom mended that more employers consider giving workers some choice as to retirement age Management labor the Amer ican Medic a 1 Association through its committee on Ag ing were all heard on this ques tion mostly in support of letting retirement be determined by the facts and factors in indi vidual cases Strange as it may seem not much has been done about get ting the authentic feeling of the older workers on this question of when they should call it quits Only now a special effort is be ing made to gain this informa tion THE COMMITTEE on Em ployment and Retirement set by ho national organization in this field has asked 254 large corporations to question their 64yearold employes on wheth er if given a choice they would elect to retire the following year Most of the firms however refused to comply on the ground that it would give employes the impression that a change in company retirement policy was contemplated Of the 1442 em ployes who did answer the ques tion most said they would pre fer to go on working past age 65 Another fact developed by the admittedly inadequate sampling of opinion is that more than half of those wishing to defer retire ment said the primary reason for their preference was finan cial They felt they just couldnt afford to retire Others but not so many said they wanted to keeping on working because they like their jobs and feel better physically and mentally when working THAT FINANCIAL CONSID crations play an important part in the workers preference to keep on working was indicated too whcni an official of the United Auto Workers told the Senate Labor Subcommittee on Continued en Page 2 LINE BEGINS TO FORM This is night view of Jerusalems Community Center where trial of Adolf Eichmann on charges of crimes against Jews in World War II will open Tuesday Spec AP Photofax tators already outside the wire fence around the building look at the brightly lighted area The former Nazi officer insert is being held in the building Case of Maverick Missile opened Five airmen found GRANTS NM fflThe Air Force has ordered fighter pilots to stop making practice attacks on other airplanes until it finds out how a maverick missile knocked a B52 bomber out of the sky Three crewmen were killed Friday when the B52 crashed CLOUDY and exploded after an airtoair Sidewinder missile broke loose from an F100 jet fighter and hit one of the bombers eight jet engines The fighter was making a run at the bomber when the acci dent occurred In Washington the Air Force announced sus pension of all practice inter cepts FIVE crew North Iowa Partly cloudy Monday night lows 2633 Partly cloudy to cloudy and colder Tuesday highs 4047 Iowa Partly cloudy turning colder northwest Monday night and west and north Tuesday Lows Monday night in the 20s Highs Tuesday 38 44 northwest 4448 southwest Further outlook Continued below normal temperatures chance of rain or snow Tues day night or Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures for the five day period Tues day through Saturday will av erage from 4 to 8 degreesbe low normal with a cooling the first of the period warming about Thursday and turning cool again Friday formal highs are the mid 50s to lower 60s Normal Iowa mid 30s to near 40 Precipitation will av erage from 40 to 70 inches occurring as rain or snow the first of the period and again about Friday Minnesota Mostly cloudy colder Highs Tuesday in 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 48 Minimum 29 At 8 am 41 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 39 Minimum 18 picked up within hours after the accident The other two were not found until Sunday Capt Ray C Obel 28 Logan Ohio the bombers copilot and S Sgt Manuel C Mieras 23 crew chief from Flagstaff Ariz suffered through a bliz zard that dropped temperatures to 10 degrees and produced winds of 65 miles per hour Nonetheless a military hospi tal said their conditions were good Marvelous and certainly miraculous said an Air Force spokesman SAM I DATI1MO121 OF THE bombers escaped Three were MERCY MISSION AUCKLAND New Zealand UPI skiequipped U S Navy plane Monday brought an ailing Soviet scientist from the South Pole to the American antarctic base at McMurdo Sound after a mercy flight of more than 14 000 miles Mieras who broke a leg when he hit the ground fashioned a crutch from a tree limb and hobbled to an abandoned sheep herders hut He found a deck of cards and spent the time play ing onehanded pinochle I was sure I was going to win on it Obel and Mieras who bailed out at 35000 feet were found at widely separated spots in the Mt Taylor area northeast of here Obel suffered a broken vertabrae OBEL MADE his way to the top of a small hill where he caught the attention of a cruis ing search plane A helicopter spotted Mieras outside his hut Obel said the Sidewinder sounded like a thud when it hit the bomber The aircraft went out of con trol Obel said Just before l Huge money bill sent to Congress 8 dead on Iowa roads Years toll reaches 140 FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES A rash of traffic deaths in Sundays final hours has made this past weekend one of Iowas worst this year for road fa talities Five persons were killed in two Sunday night crashes that occurred just a halfhour apart and the weekends entire death count was seven This brought Iowas highway death tally to 140 compared with 121 through the same date last year THE DEAD Mrs Esther Gaines Thomas 55 Des Moines Burdette Smith 71 West Des Moines Smiths wife Anna Josephine 69 Gerry Young 41 Keokuk Lewis Chester Harrison 40 Keokuk Mary R Sowards 45 Da kota City Neb Peter Schieltz 79 Dubuque Dean C Halverson 20 Es therville Mrs Thomas and the Smith couple were victims of the first Sunday night crash The Smiths were the only occupants of their car when it collided about one mile east of Van Meter on U S 6 with the car carrying M r s other five occu car with M r s Thomas The pants of the Thomas including a twoyearold girl were injured But only the driver Roger Miller 55 Des Moines was reported in serious condition Another of the in jured was his daughter Mar garet Peggy Hall 25 Des Moines an expectant mother YOUNG AND Harrison were killed in the second Sunday night accident which occurred when their car struck a bridge abut ment just south of the Keokuk city limits on U S 61 at the Des Moines River Both were killed jinstantly ejected I could feel the heat did not see any fire Schieltz a resident of St An honys home in Dubuque was the weekends first traffic fa I believe I lost consciousnesstality and one of two pedestrian after I pulled thejdeaths during the period He was struck and fatally injured very soon ejection seat handle When came to my parachute was open Obel landed on cactus plants and received minor but painful wounds He inflated a life raft from his survival kit for shelter A board of inquiry is investi gating the crash Dogsforresearch bill sent on fo Erbe DES MOINES UPI dogs for scientific research bill was sent to Gov Norman Erbt Monday when the House concurred in a Senate amend ment 7124 House action came quickly after the lawmakers returned from a weekend re cess but not before Rep Dewey Summa DRockwell City waged a lastditch fight to send the measure to a con ference committee Its a doggone bill Sum ma said The minute a dog gets out hes gone Summa had been successful last week in amending the Senates version of the bill to prolong the minimum holding period of unwanted unli censed and unclaimed dogs from 2 to 8 days The upper chamber reject ed the Summa amendment and sent the bill back to the House with an amendment to the amendment setting the minimum period at 3 days As finally passed the bill provides that private and pub lic agencies operating shelters for the stray dogs must make them available to licensed re search laboratories including colleges and universities if they had been held for not less than 3 days and not more than 15 days Summa arguing for a long er minimum waiting period told the House members I lost my dog in this wicked city of Des Moines last winter and it took me two days to find him Summa brought a ripple of laughter from his colleagues when he added You know dogs dont talk but I think he took the dogs version of the Grassley tour This was a reference to a re port earlier in the session by Rep Charles E Grassley ft New Hartford on key club tour which he and other law makers made with a police es cort Friday night by a car while walking along U S 52 north of Dubuque Mrs Sowards was killed Sun day when struck by a car on a Sioux City street Halverson was killed Sunday night when his car left a county road near Estherville Photofax HOSPITAL ald Komcr 25 Akron Ohio is comforted by his wife the former Joan Morosky shortly after their wedding at Ohio Valley Hospital in Pittsburgh Pn The wedding was per formed just 14 hours after Komcr underwent an emerg ency appendectomy opera tion He was stricken at Miss Moroskys home as they were making final plans on the eve of their wedding AP Photofax WHO WOULD WIN PRESIDENTIAL GOLF MATCH President Kennedy and former Presi dent Eisenhower are shown in golfing attire A golfer who has played with both said a match between them would be close In golf that is Who would Ike or Kennedy WASHINGTON Ml Who would win in a golf match President Kennedy or former President Dwight D Eisen hower It would be close a golfer who has played with both said Monday Thats because he said Eisenhower has played more golf in recent years than has Kennedy who has far more potential as a golfer THE GOLFER who made the comparison asked to re main anonymous But he said that Kennedy with practice could shoot in the 70s Reporters never have been permitted to watch either Kennedy or Eisenhower on the golf course Occasionally they were permitted to watch Eisenhower off the first tee and on greens near the club house Kennedy has permitted reporters to watch him tee off only once so far The golfing friend of Ken nedv and Eisenhower made these comments about their games Eisenhower normally was a high 80 shooter Thats about how Kennedy scores now Kennedy has a good golf swing A golf pro would not say the same about Eisen howers swing Kennedy learned golf as a child Eisenhower took it up as an adult That may explain the difference DRIVING IS the best part of Ikes game Hes generally down the fairway 200 yards Kennedy is very likely to slug a few 285 yards and then hook a couple into the rough On the middle and long irons Kennedy is better but Ike has the edge around the green Jacks main fault here is that hes moving too fast And Kennedy is the better putter Summing up the friend of both presidents says this about Kennedys golf When hes on his game hes as tough as a cop More for Polaris Asubs billion for defense WASHINGTON UPI argest single money authoriza ion bill in history was intro duced in Congress an 5119 billion defense measure or new missiles warplanes and ships Rep Carl Vinson DGa chairman of the House Armed Service committee presented he measure on behalf of the administration He said it would provide 10 additional Polaris nuclear mis sile submarines bringing the to al number authorized to 29 Five already are in commission 14 more contracted VINSON SAID in a statement that the accelerated Polaris con struction program would result in the delivery of 12 of the super subs each year beginning in June 1963 This compares with the previous rate of five a year He said the range of the pres ent Polaris missile is 1200 miles but a newer version will have a capability of 1500 miles Vinson also said that a third generation of the deadly missile is under development which will increase its range to 2500 miles The military procurement bill was the largest ever presented to congress because of a change in the law made two years ago The change required that aft er Jan 1 1961 specific authori zation must be granted by con gress before appropriations can be made for aircraft missiles and naval vessels PREVIOUSLY were requested by the execu tive branch and there was no requirement that authorization be granted prior to the approval of the actual spending bill The authoriza jtion measure contained the fol j lowing amounts Aircrafts 600000 missiles and ships King Zog succumbs N ews in a nutshell to long illness FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Russ space try near MOSCOW Persistent rumors that the Rus sians are about to launch a man into space are sweep ing Moscow There was no confirmation Diem wins reelection SAIGON South Viet Nam Communist ter rorists cut off roads from polling places to district centers delaying a final tally of votes in the election which swept proWestern President Ngo Dinh Diem back into office in a landslide Plans visit to US PARIS Neutralist former premier Prince Souvanna Phouma of Laos will fly from Moscow to Washington April 18 for a 24hour visit to discuss the situation in his country his daughter said Phouma is on a tour of Communist countries NATO pledge by JFK WASHINGTON President Kennedy pledged the United States will strengthen its conventional military forces in the North Atlantic Treaty Organ izationand also maintain an effective nuclear weapons capability Training camp set up MIAMI Fla More than 35 antiCastro air plane pilots were reported headed for a secret Cen tral American training camp to heed a call by the Cuban Revolutionary Council for a second war of liberation PARIS King Zog I 65 a feudal mountain fighter who became the first and last mon arch of Albania died Sunday after a long illness Zog who spent the last 22 years in exile never abdicated the throne he i created in 1928 He and his fam ily were forced to flee Albania in 1939 by Benito Mussolinis fascist troops Zog was born Ahmed Bey Zogu a member of the rich landowning family of Zogolli No Senate action on annual session seen DES MOINES Annual sessions of the legislature ara called for in a bill that won ap proval in the Iowa House Mon day The lower chamber after deferring action four times last week passed the measure 66 32 and sent it to the Senate where it apparently had little chance to get out of the sifting committee On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Clear Lake News 5 Comics 7 Society News 8910 Sports 1314 North Iowa News 15 Latest Markets U Mason City News 1417 CRASH INJURES TERRE HAUTE Ind M1 At least 10 persons were injured Monday in the wreck of an At lanta Chicago passenger train which hit a tank truck
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