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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 15, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hit Homt CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 99 The newspaper that makes all North I owans Associated Press and United Press International Full Wirct MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE 15 1961 neighbors 7o a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection No 214 Castro ups ante on tractor Christian unity not goal of all Some want status quo By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International The biggest obstacle to Chris tian unity is the fact that a great many church members dont really want it They are perfectly happy with the present denominational setup and reluctant to consider any merger which might lead to changes in religious customs fpr which they have a strong senti mental attachment Their attitude was succinctly expressed the other day by a Washington D C woman who told her pastor I like being an Episcopalian I cant see why we should change our way of doing things in order to merge with the Presbyterians and the Methodists and all those other people THIS CONTENTMENT with the status quo is distressing to lead ers of the ecumenical movement Licking for Castro Deal saved lives WASHINGTON W Kennedy administration officials be lieve the tractors for prisoners trade whether it succeeds or fails may save the lives of 1200 Cuban invasion captives Nobody in Washington feels safe in predicting what action Prime Minister Fidel Castro will take next But high govern ment officials said the belief here is that Castro cannot afford now to wheel out his firing squads All the evidence adds up to a worldwide propaganda licking for Castro as a result of his offer to trade the prisoners for 500 tractors Administration officials feel the whole affair has been particularly effective in unmasking in Latin America Castros pose as a benefactor of the downtrodden Castros offer appears to have embarrassed the Commu nists at a time when they were exploiting the failure of the Americanapproved invasion It may have contributed to Soviet Premier Khrushchevs description of Castro as unstable and not a Communist in the Soviet leaders recent talks with Kennedy in Vienna TV man says Wanted More violence sex to heal Christian which seeks divisions They know that reunion of the fragmented Christian family will be hard enough to achieve with everyone working and praying for it Real progress will be virtually impossible as long as millions of church members are satisfied to continue living in separate de nominational compartments But they also know that you cant change anyones attitude merely by deploring it If the ecumenical movement is to re ceive the strong popular support it requires its leaders must somehow communicate to rank andfile church members their own understanding of the compel ling motive behind it Efforts to do this are now being undertaken At least four different reasons are given by ecumenical leaders for their belief that the most ur gent necessity confronting Christ ians in this era is the achieve ment of visible effective unity THREE OF these reasons are practical and secondary The fourth is theological and prim ary Lsts begin with the second ary reasons 1 Denominationalism is waste ful of money and manpower This is perhaps the least important of the arguments for unity but it is worthy of note at a time when no church has enough resources to do half the things it ought to be doing The costly overlapping of facilities which results from denominationalisrn is most con spicuous on the local church level WASHINGTON UPI A Hollywood producer testified Thursday that officials of two television networks instructed him to spice up his shows with more violence and sex The producer Ivan Tors of ZIV United Artists read to Sen ate investigators a letter in which the National Broadcast ing System expressed concern over the absence of sex in sev en TV productions he had sold the network HE ALSO TOLD the Senate Juvenile Delinquency subcom mittee that officials of the Co lumbia Broadcasting Co let it be known that inections of youth and crime might improve the ratings of The Aquanauts which Tors described as a wholesome hourlong program of underwater feats Tors said he lost interest in The Aquanauts because CBS had reversed its good inten tions The programs name lat er was changed to Malibu Run under a new producer After this incident Tors testi fied he insisted on a clause in his contract permitting him to people for survival in situations such as space flight After turning out six episodes Tors testified an advertising agency executive told him the price of obtaining prime net work viewing time was a great deal of sex and violence in the show TORS IDENTIFIED the ad pull out of productions that ad versely influence youth Tors also told of a runin with NBC over the content of Man and the Challenge a program relating how a doctor prepares agency man as Joseph Daley of New York He said Daley told him the request for more vio lence and sex originated with David Levy NBC vice presi dent for programming and tal ent and with Mr Kintner Robert E Kintner is president of NBC The committee also saw a Stanford University study film showing youngsters committing TVtype mayhem on their dolls while another reel shows children who dont watch violent television shows playing quietly with plastic ea sets and crayons The first film showed children who just watched a violent 10 minute TV show kicking a doll around the room throwing it in the air sitting on it and beatin it with a mallet while screech million wanted for 1167 men Negotiators head home HAVANA US trac torsforprisoners team headed for Washington Thursday after hearing Fidel Castros latest million worth of farmtype tractors in ex change for 1167 captive in vaders This amounts to about per prisoner The unofficial fourman ne gotiating panel said it made no commitments to the Cuban prime minister that it intended o lay thedemand before the tractorsforFreedom Commit tee headed by Eleanor Roose velt The panel was cheered by 400 Cubans when it landed briefly to change planes at Miami A lone protestor Douglas Vorhees a US citizen was chased by the Cubans through the airport terminal when he demanded the panels arrest on grounds it was usurping the powers of Con gress WHETHER THE committee in its drive for public subscrip t i o n s could raise the kind of money in volved in Cas tros demand was uncer tain Other leaders of the drive besides Photofax HES TALKED OUT OF IT Like any married couple Joe Smith 21 and service station attendant talked with his wife had a spat But this one was a police an Army chaplain and even his dandy She threatened to leave him so he scooted to the top of a 23story build ing in San Antonio Tex and prepared young wife who climbed a ladder to get close to him He finally came down when she agreed to consult to jump top For the a marriage counselor with him jing punch him in the nose an kick him Such remarks were extremely rare among children who hadnt watched adult vio lence N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Deadline on Berlin MOSCOW Soviet Premier Khrushchev has reaffirmed the Kremlins position on Germany and A f But it extends all the way up the that a peace settlement in Europe must be ac complished this year Social Security action WASHINGTON The Senate Finance Commit tee approved legislation to liberalize Social Security benefits for 44 million Americans and permit men to retire at age 62 The Housepassed bill also would increase the minimum retirement benefit from to a month and hike benefits 10 per cent for widows and other persons receiving Social Security survivor payments denominational ladder 2 Division weakens Christian influence in all areas of nationa life When churches speak in babble of different voices con tradicting and disputing one an other on public issues and even on basic moral questions they can hardly expect anyone to pay them much attention 3 DISUNITY hampers the Christian mission abroad This is the anguished testimony of many missionaries who say that non Christians and scandalized by the spectacle of rival Christian sects competing for converts while professing to serve the same Lord Underlying all of these practi cal arguments is the primary motive for Christian unity As long as the church is divided it is violating the clearly expressed will of its founder whose prayer for his disciples on the last evening he spent with them before his crucifixion was that they may be one Can a divided church say any thing convincing to the world which sees in it onjy another ex ample of the strife and aficna tibn that poisons all human rela tions That is the basic question which the ecumenical movement is ask ing church members Denial by Adlai SANTIAGO Chile Ambassador Adlai Steven son denied Republican charges that he persuaded the Kennedy administration to make a lastminute re versal of plans to provide air cover for the Cuban in vasion He issued the denial just before departing for La Paz the capital of Bolivia and next stop on his 10nation factfinding tour of South America Debt ceiling hike OKd WASHINGTON The House Ways Means committee approved a billion boost in the national debt limit less than 24 hours after the Kennedy ad ministration requested it Maritime strike feared Secretary Arthur Gold berg said that at President Kennedys request he will enter maritime industry negotiations in New York to try to prevent a threatened strike M r s Roose velt are Wa r Reuther head of th Mrs Roosevelt United A u t Workers and Dr Milton Eisen lower Castro showed some sides to his proposal Wednes day duriflg five hours of nego iating sessions with the Amer can team He said he would go alon vith the committees offer t upply small farming tractor athcr than the big constructio tractors he originally sought But he said the large tractor would have cost millio plus transportation costs s he expected that much money worth of the smaller machines THE CUBAN leader indi cated he would be agreeable t receiving 1000 tractors onehal ihe size of the heavy models first demanded The monetary value was a stiff price in terms of the com mittees earlier thinking The fund raisers had been talking about raising million or so o buy 500 of the smaller type of tractors which they said should meet Castros agricul tural needs Small general purpose farm tractors sell at from to in the United States A such rates the million fig ure set by Castro would pur chase 4700 to 8000 tractors Castro also reduced some vhat the number of captives he said he could liberate upon re ceipt of the tractors The original figure given the com mittee was 1214 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 7 Society News 8910 Sports 1314 North Iowa News IS Latest Markets U Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Transit Schedule 22 OgdenCharles City pipeline for liquified petroleum gas to be ready in 14 months Mid America Pipeline Co SAME plans to start work next spring on a million dollar extension of its liquified petroleum gas LPG pipeline from Ogden Iowa to Charles City The pipeline and its terminal buildings and equipment at Venezuela leftists burn envoys auto CARACAS Venezuela WB Several hundred proCastro stu dents burned U S Ambassadorineeded Teodoro Moscosos automobile Wednesday night at Caracas Charles City are to be in opera tion by Sept 1 1962 it was an nounced by M R Cring Tulsa Okla assistant to the presi dent of the company He was in Charles City aod Mason City Wednesday Importance of the new pipe line as an aid to industrial ex pansion in this area was stressed by Cring It will make large volumes of propane and butane gases immediately avail able at the Charles City termi nal he said from which rail or trucks will carry it where University while he was attend ing an exhibit The students crowded around the car parked on the university campus yanked the driver from the front seat and set the vehicle afire Government officials charged the students acted on order of well known leftist leaders LPG PRIMARY uses pointed out are as a household and commercia equipment as well as tractor and trucks and as a standb fuel for various commercial anc industrial applications Interstate Power Co alreadj has a standby storage facility of LPG at Mason Cityfor un usual peak consumption periods of natural gas LPG can be sub stituted for natural gas after a proper mixing with air MidAmerica already has in operation a pipeline from Hobbs Tex to near Minneapo is with a leg to Janesville Wis by way of Kansas City iand Iowa City It is strictly a STUNTMAN DIES HOLLYWOOD WEddie fuel for transportation facility and does not own the product moving through the pipeline Polo 86 veteran actor who gainec fame as a stunt man in many movie serials from 1914 to 1924 died Wednesday apparently of a heart attack Photofax PREMIER INSPECTS LIBERTY BELL Premier Amintore Fanfani of Italy reaches put Winspectthe famed Liberty Bell in Philadelphias Independence Hall during a tour of the shrine Fanfani is winding up a short visit to this country during which he con sulted with President Kennedy THE NEW LEG is being built from Whiting where the pipe line crosses the Missouri River to Ogden this year It will be ex tended from Ogden to Charles City starting next spring Cring said The pipeline builders are Wil liams Brothers Construction Co Tulsa The 206mile line from Whiting to Charles City includ ing terminals at Ogden and Charles City will cost mil lion The Charles City terminal site and easements for the pipeline route have not yet been deter mined or purchased Cring said The terminal win have up to eight employes mostly techni cal college trained workers MIDAMERICA Pipeline Co was organized Jan 29 1960 APs first pipe was laid April 25 and eight months later it had a million 2200 mile system in operation It is headed by Rob ert E Thomas chairman of the executive committee of the Katy Railroad since 1956 The rail road is a minority stockholder It will be a force for increas ing the use of LPG said Thom as speaking of the pipeline f o r changing transportation and distribution patterns and for attracting new industry es pecially pelrochemical plants to the area served Initially the system primari y will handle large volumes of propane but gradually s h i p mcnts of butane and natural gasoline as feed stocks for re ineries and eventually ship ments of propane and butane or pctrochemical plants are expected to become important The pipeline skirts populated areas to avoid traffic problems Spry is hea rt victim Longtime ag official DBS MOINES tflOffices at the I o w a Statehouse were in mourning Thursday for State Secretary of Agriculture Clyde Spry who died unexpectedly of a heart attack Funeral services for the 72 yearold Republican state offi cial who was as well known to most Iowa farmers as the near est corn patch will be at 10 am Saturday at Westminster United Presbyterian Church here Bur ial will be at the Masonic ceme tery in Des Moines Spry who wus serving his sixth term as elective secretary of was stricken Wednesday evening after he sat down to dinner at his Des Moines home AFTER WORKING as usual all day at the Statehouse he had gone into his yard to pull weeds before mealtime When lie appeared a little tired his wife Lueila urged that he take rest but with dinner then ready he declined Mrs Spry said her husband collapsed in his chair soon after started eating and was pro nounced dead at Broadlawns Hospital Spry was born on a farm near Mount Pleasant and spent most of his life either farming limself or in advancing the in terests of agriculture especi ally in the field of soil conser vation FRIENDS AND political as sociates were shocked by hii death Among them were Gov Nor man Erbe and Sprys predeces sor as secretary of agriculture Harry Linn now executive vice president of the Iowa Manufac turers Association Mr Spry was as devoted a jublic servant as I have ever jeen privileged to know Gov Srbe said He was respected y all agriculturists who knew lim I extend the sympathy of the state of Iowa to Mrs Spry and the family CLYDE WAS one of the out standing people in the state as ar as soil conservation was oncerned Linn said The program practically grew up un der him Were going to miss lim greatly in that field Besides his wife Spry is sur ived by two sons Ben of Omaha and Glenn of New Or eans Iowa and three brothers eslie who lived next door to im Leo of Oakland Calif and rank of Sioux City CLYDE SPRY The Weather North Iowa Fair and continued cool through Friday Lows Thursday night in the lower 40s Highs Friday 6570 Iowa Fair to partly cloudy and continued cool through Fri day Lows Thursday night in the 40s Highs Friday 6570 Further outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Saturday Minnesota Fair not so cool Highs Friday in high 70s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 70 Minimum 46 At 4 pm Thursday 67 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum S3 Minimum M
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