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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the MASON CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Associated Prei tnd United International Full MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY JUNE 12 1961 n e i g h b o r s 7c a Copy Paper Consists of Two No 211 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO U3UOI pm Sunday KWLC Decorab 1240 pm Sea WOl Amej 1640 am Tuesday WTAD Quincy 93lti pm Tburs WSUI Iowa City I91UI am Sat Imports assume new importance MADE IN JAPAN is suming a new importance in the retail economy of Amer ica Its the reflection of in creased imports from the clever resourceful and lowpaid work ers of that oriental land An guished protests from manage ment and labor in affected in dustries pierce the air Injured industries ask protec tion not alone from Far East goods but also from rising com petition inEurope Their de are raising the most serious threat to liberal U S trade policies since the Recip rocal Trade Agreements became law in 1934 Imports are also aggravating the deficit in the U S balance of international payments The current slump likewise is add ing pressures on the Administra tion and Congress for new im port restrictions Once the Republican Party and agriculture were the fore most backers of protection but in the present situation labor unions are leading the chorus demanding boycotts of foreign products which threaten U S jobs UNTIL PERSUADED by Com merce Secretary Luther H Hodges to hold off for 90 days the 23000 members of a Chicago local of the International Broth erhood of Electrical Workers planned to refuse work after May on electrical parts im ported from Japan for use in TV and radio sets The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America had also threatened to stop cutting Jap anese fabrics on this same date May 1 but this group was also persuaded to defer action for three months President Kennedy despite his labor support made it plain in a news conference that he hoped the threatened boycotts would not spread Congress he said has set up a plan to help industries hard hit by foreign competition He explained that the whole matter would get con sideration when the Trade Agreement Act comes up for renewal next year If we are not going to follow the procedures set down by the American people acting through their congress but instead every group is going to take it into their hands he warned then were going to have action taken against us in those coun tries Two can play this game I Laos talks reopened after Red concession Army rebukes general for pink statements Photoiax WHERE FOUR WERE SWEPT TO line top photo indicates approximate route followed by four persons in a small motorboat in Niagara River rapids above Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls The boat apparently hit by engine trouble swung out and drifted through gate of hydro contrpl dam that stretches halfway across river Spot marked X indicates area where boat col lapsed Three were swept downstream over falls One was sucked through an intake of power plant Cana dian shore is at right Goat Island on American side is at left In the bottom photo volunteers hook the shattered remains of the boat which were found be low the falls The victims were George Stewart 49 and his wife Jean 44 Ridgeway Ont and Mr and Mrs Stanley Tessman Buffalo N Y WASHINGTON The Army Monday rebuked Maj Gen Edwin A Walker for labeling as pinks or Communists former President Harry S Truman other leading Democrats and segments of the US press and radioTV indus tries Announcing findings of an in vestigation ordered by President Kennedy the Army said the 24th Infantry Divisions troop informa tion program put into effect by Walker was not attributable to any program of the John Birch Society Charges that Walker had sub jected troops of his command in Europe to propaganda from the militantly conservative society touched off the inquiry Along with rebuking Walker the N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Restraining order lifted MONTGOMERY Ala A federal judge has lifted a restraining order which barred freedom rides in Alabama The action was taken because of a technical mistake made by a U S district attorney At Jackson Miss meanwhile the number of jailed riders has reached 110 Berlin proposal rejected WASHINGTON Secretary of State Dean Rusk says its obvious the United States still does not agree with the old Soviet proposal to make Ber lin a free city President Kennedy brought up the Soviet proposal when he met at the White House with Italian Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani Adlai is optimistic RIO DE JANELRO Ambassador Adlai E Stev enson denounced Cuba as a Communist state and expressed confidence Brazil will cooperate with the other Western Hemispheric nations in meeting the Red menace to the Americas Congo crisis passes UNITED NATIONS Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold said the grievous stage has passed Innocent youth says of slaying DES MOINES M Stump an honor graduate at the State University of Iowa pleaded innocent of murder Monday in the Friday night shooting of Michael Daly 22 Des Moines Municipal Judge Howard Brooks set June 26 for a pre liminary hearing Stump of Keokuk was held without bond in the county jail here Daly shot three times at pointblank range outside his home died early Sat u r day at a Des Moines hospi tal Stump gave himse up at Ot tumwa a few hours later Stump was identif i e d as the a 11 e g edj slayer by Le anna Jean STUMP Skultety 21 Des Moines who was with Daly when he was shot She formerly had dated Stump Miss Skultety daughter of Mrs James Skultety told po lice that she and Daly were in Dalys car in front of the vic tims home when another car stopped across the street She said the attacker fired three times at Daly and once at her but the bullet missed its mark Stump had told relatives earlier CHANCE of RAIN North Iowa Fair to partly cloudy through Tuesday Scat tered showers and thunder storms extreme north Monday night and over most of area Tuesday Continued quite warm and humid Lows Mon day night 6570 Highs Tuesday 8892 Iowa Fair to partly cloudy and continued rather warm humid through Tuesday Scat tered showers and thunder storms northwest and extreme north Monday night and over most of state Tuesday Lows Monday night 6570 Highs Army canceled his pending as signment to command Corps at Austin Tex the 8th and or dered him to remain in his pres ent post pending eventual re assignment within the United States The investigation stemmed from charges published by the Over seas Weekly a privately owned tabloid newspaper widely read by US servicemen in Europe Tuesday near 90 Further out ending and little cooler Wednesday that he was a cumstances victim of cir Fiveday Iowa will average Temperatures near normal northeast and 3 to 5 degrees above normal southwest Mon day night through Saturday Normal highs are in the low er to mid 80s and normal lows in lower 60s Warm at begin ning of the period turning cooler Tuesday and Wednes day then warmer again to ward the weekend Rainfall will average 50 to one inch in showers and thunderstorms Tuesday and Tuesday night with more showers likely Fri day or Saturday Unions in other countries can in The Congo barring the unexpected refuse to unload our goods And pretty soon well find ourselves with an exacerbated situation among friendly nations WE ARE of course in paradoxial situation While thes protests proceed against foreign competition Uncle Sam bar gains at Geneva with other trading nations to lower inter national trade barriers Iowas own Enid Robinson of Hampton has been a delegate to the Geneva conference of the Gen eral Agreement on Tariffs anc Trade GATT in an effort to protect and expand United States export markets It follows that our negotiators must make concessions to win concessions from other coun tries The overall goal is expan sion of world trade with benefits to all outweighing injury to a few its reasoned Down through the years American labor has been on the side of liberal trade policies But this heritage is being strained by the combined ef fects of imports recession and automation on industrial em ployment Workers out of a job under standably forget about liberal trade policies and place at least part of the blame for their plight Continued on 2 Eichmann recording accepted JERUSALEM The Israeli court trying Adolf Eichmann for mass murder accepted in evidence parts of a taperecorded confession he made while a fugitive in Buenos Aires five years ago Ottosen boy victim of freak highway crash ALGONA Charles Kayser 2Mi was killed Sunday in a freak accident to his parents car The child lost his balance and ell against the automatic gear ever throwing the car into re verse The car swerved turned over and landed upright in a ditch 10 miles southwest of here His mother Mrs Herbert Martha Kayser and Charles vere thrown out of the car and crushed beneath it She is hospi alized in St Ann Hospital here vith multiple broken bones and cuts Another son Peter 4 months was cut slightly The ather Herbert Kayser rural Ottosen was not injured The Mass of Angels will be aid Tuesday at am at St ioseph Catholic Church St Joe by the Rev Leo Schumacher Burial will be in the church cemetery with Hamilton Funeral Home Algona in charge Three other persons died in traffic accidents in Iowa last weekend Nancy Jo Swecker 18 daugh ter of Mrs L W Swecker An ampsa was killed Sunday when the car she was driving went out of control and overturned in a ditch a mile north of Anamosa on Highway 151 Three other girls riding with her escaped serious injury Two women pedestrians were tilled in Des Moines Saturday night They were Gladys Find ay 78 and Eufama Jo Ward 19 Rain cooler in Iowa forecast The hot humid weather Iowa has been experiencing continued Monday but the Weather Bu reau said rain can be expected Tuesday and cooler weather by Wednesday Hightemperatures Monday were mostly in the high 80s or lower 90s Davenport had the state high of 94 Sunday Du buque was the coolest with an afternoon reading of 86 Mason City had 90 Showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop in the northwest and northern portions of the state Monday night The shower activity will spread over most of the state Tuesday EXMAYOR DIES MILWAUKEE Wis UP Dan iel Webster Hoan 80 Socialist party mayor of Milwaukee from 1916 to 1940 died Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy show ers Cooler Highs Tuesday in 80s THE PAPER said that Walker used the 24th Divisions troop in formation program to subject his xoops to propaganda of the Birch Society It also said that he said at an American PTA meeting in Augs Durg that Truman Eleanor Roos evelt and former Secretary of State Dean Acheson were defi litely pink In the same speech the paper said the 51yearold general said 60 per cent of the American press and ra dioTV industry are Commu nists And it alleged he de scribed as conf i r m e d Com munists Edward R Murrow now director of the WALKER US Informa tion Agency and colurrinist Wal ter Lippman and Eric Sevareid WALKER DENIED the papers GlobeGazette weather up to 8 aim Monday data Maximum 90 Minimum 67 At 2 pm Monday 90 Precipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 62 Minimum 56 charges and called the Overseas Weekly unscrupulous President Kennedy then ordered an inquiry The Army said that administra tive admonitions are not intended as punishment or penalty but are corrective measures more anal ogous to instruction However the Army said the significance of an admonition in this particular case is greatly increased by pub lic announcement that such action is being taken At the time Kennedy ordered he investigation in midApril Walker was relieved as comman der of the 24th Division and as signed to a staff post at Army leadquarters in Heidelberg He had been scheduled before he storm broke to take com mand of the 8th Corps in Texas in August On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 6 Society News 8910 But Thai still not satisfied Communists get supplies GENEVA A minor concession from the Soviet Union brought Western na tions back to the 14nation conference on Laos Mon day but Thailands delegate walked out and announced later he would not return untiHhe matter of seating Laotian factions is rear ranged to Thai satisfaction We cannot sit while the con ference is discussing substantive matters until the question of seating Laos is settled said a spokesman for the Thai Foreign Ministry Ambassador Direk Jayanama the Thai delegate took a walk after declaring that if such a non governmental group as the Com munistled Pathet Lao can sit at the conference table then other political factions also should be seated such as antigovernment groups in Vientiane THE PROPOSAL first was pre sented when the conference opened but no action was taken on the point then The Thai idea is that if nongovernmental groups leaning ta the left are seated there should be an evening up by seating nongovernmental groups sonnel Director L B Liddy said flom Vientiane either for or against the royal government but presumably proWestern Jayanama was gaveled to order several times by British Foreign Secretary Lord Home and drew fire from Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko after his presentation Monday But US Photofax JFK ON dent Kennedy uses crutches as he enters his plane at Palm Beach Fla for a return trip to Washington following a threeday rest The President still is hobbled by a back ail ment which he incurred dur ing a visit to Canada last month Refuses to QK removal of employes DES MOINES State Per Monday he has refused to ap prove the discharge of 143 liquor commission employes pending a determination of how many are veterans Liddy notified the office of Gov Norman Erbe that his ac tion was based on a state law giving preference in employ ment to armed service veterans The law he said says vet erans are entitled to a hearing before they are discharged from state jobs Since we have no way of knowing how many of the 143 employes are veterans we cannot at this time approve any of the discharges Liddy said He said state comptroller Mar vin Selden is in accord with this stand Any determination of the status of the employes involved he said probably will have to News Quiz Clear Lake News Ambassador W Averell Harriman supported the Thai delegate and said he thought the point raised should be discussed soon The International Control Com mission also reported it had ap pealed to the rival factions in Laos to get truce teams to tha scene of reported fighting The proCommunist rebels previously had refused butone report said a team now would be allowed to visit Padong which Pathet Lao troops took from the royal gov ernments forces Wednesday THE US charged Monday that await the return of Erbe who Russian planes still are supplying this week is teaching in the owa Military Academy The Iowa Liquor Control Com 11 nission has announced the lay 11 off of the 143 employes was Sports 1314 necessary effective July 1 be North Iowa News 15 the 1961 Iowa Legislature Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Transit Schedule 20 placed the commission under the state budget act and re stricted its salary funds Snickering youths brought to justice for seven murders SAME FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SALT LAKE CITY A bloody trail of seven murders was traced by two teen agers Monday as they told of a rob kill and run spree that stretched threefourths of the way across the United States First degree murder charges were filed against the two young AWOL soldiers both in Florida and Colorado Officers with murder war rants also were to leave from Edwardsville 111 for Salt Lake City in an effort to ex tradite the youths Murder charges also were expected from Kansas and Tennessee Sheriff W H Terrill Craig Colo quoted the boastful kill ers as saying of their victims theyre out of their mis ery in this world Terrill said the two were snickering about every thing An officer who saw the youths said they argued over which one would go to the electric chair first Special agent Leonard Blay lock of the FBI said Gerald R York 18 Jacksonville Fla and James Douglas Latham 19 Mauriceville Tex claimed their first victims were two women strangled at Jackson ville The women had traveled from Valdosta Ga to go to a dog racing track because one of them had dreamed of a cer tain number combination The combination proved a winner but it was not known if the women had money on it The seventh victim was an attractive 18year old hotel maid at Craig Colo The pair apparently duped her by pos ing as law officers on their way to the west coast to pick up a prisoner In between the two claimed to have killed a man in Ten nessee two in Illinois and an other in Kansas They also boasted of six car thefts and two assaults Robbery was believed the major motive Communist troops in the Padong area The Russians agreed to join the British in another appeal to the warring factions in Laos to stop the sporadic fighting and cooper ate with the International Con trol Commission The Russians and British co chairmen of the conference made a similar appeal April 24 before the ceasefire was proclaimed One Western diplomat said it was a concession on the part of the Russians to admit the cease fire is not effective in Laos Some observers said the West was back where it was when it broke off the talks last Wednesday after forces of the proCommunist Pa thet Lao overran a royal govern ment outpost at Padong Bulletin WASHINGTON Senate Monday passed a billion housing bill giving President Kennedy substan tially all he asked for Among the bills features are provi sions for urban renewal struction of dormito ries public housing FHA guaranteed home mortgages and housing loans for World War II and Korean War veter ans A similar bill now pending in the house Strike up the music Tuesday is North Iowa Band Festival day   

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