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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 13, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL n The newspaper that makes all North lowarts neighbors Associated Press ana United Press International Full Wirei MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JULY 13 1961 7c a Copy Thls Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection On Mllliilll No 231 Over Atlantic Tiros scans storm center CAPE CANAVERAL Fla iff A weather dis turbance in the Atlantic could provide a quick test for the new cameracarrying Tiros III hurricanehunter satellite The 285pound satellite rocked into orbit Wednesday to photograph and perhaps discover the cause of tropical storms Within hours the Miami Weather Bureau reported a disturbance southeast of Puerto Rico 400600 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Abovenormal shower activity clouds and moderate winds were To bite or not to bite Mosquitoes are finicky By CAROLINA ADAMS mosqui toes will bite a warm billiard ball but they prefer people And they prefer some people to others Department of Agriculture entomologists have found that mosquitoes seldom bite certain individuals but frequently attack others Researchers have studied every thing from folklore to metabolism in an effort to discover why mos quitoes are finicky in their biting habits the National Geographic Society says THE MAN WHO says mosqui toes never bother him because he smokes cigars is to a point A pungent cigar may repel a stray mosquito buzzing around a screened porch The same cigar however would not deter a swarm of mosquitoes Carbon dioxide warmth and moisture apparently are the prime mosqtuto lures The insects gen erally are attracted more to dark than light colors Thin persons are favored targets because they have a higher metabolic rate and release more heat than others One entomologist observed that a pale motionless man in a white suit could avoid all annoyance from mosquitoes provided he stop ped breathing Exhaled breath contains carbon dioxide which is catnip to mosquitoes MOSQUITOES demand the amount of carbon dioxide given off in more One researcher found that dummies drenched in the gas had no ap peal for some species When the gas was exhaled mechanically at a normal breathing rate the fig ures drew mosquitoes In another experiment a man was placed in a small room with three dummies and 300 mosqui toes He was dressed in a light weight diving suit that kept water vapor carbon dioxide and other gases from escaping His breath was drawn from outside the room through a hose The mosquitoes apparently could I ell no difference between the man and the dummies When car bon dioxide was discharged above the mans head however he at tracted more mosquitoes The pests also were lured when an ordinary cloth suit was put over the diving suit Species vary in their favorite biting targets Aedes aegypti the dreaded yellow fever carrier pre fers the body while Aedes lae niorhynchus is lured to the face The variation indicates that cer tain species of mosquitoes may be attracted to man and animals for different reasons A FILIPINO experimenter found that subjects who ale bananas appealed to mosquitoes The in sects apparently crave two chem icals found in the fruit as well as in blood and are equipped with sensitive detectors that enable them to sniff out faint banana odors in perspiration Only female mosquitoes bite An entomologist describes the male of most species as an inoffen sive little insect whose diet is nectar and about whose only func tion is propagation Females of many species need blood to enable their eggs to ma ture and they have a diabolically efficient system of getting it Equipped with a complex sharp proboscis that holds six piercing organs a female mosquito can easily drill through the skin of her prey until a capillary is reached The female then injects a saliva thai breaks down the blood The fluid also causes the itch that ac companies the bite and transmits any disease the insect may be carrying reported from the area Weather officials said overall conditions were not favorable for hurricane development but Navy hurricane patrol planes were to make a thorough aerial investigation A TIROS project officer said Tiros III probably would pass over the disturbance zone and there was a possibility its two television cameras would obtain pictures of the potential storm A ThorDelta rocket boosted the meteorological satellite into an orbit ranging from 46074 to 50652 miles above the earth It circles the globe once every 100 minutes On its first pass Tiros III trans mitted 35 pictures showing cloud cover formation over Newfound land the Gulf of St Lawrence and the St Lawrence Valley re gion OFFICIALS WERE mum how ever about the Midas satellite launched Wednesday a device equipped to detect hostile missile firings Its huge orbit takes the satellite repeatedly over the So viet Union All they said was that Midas Ills first pass over the Soviet Union would lake place five hours after launch and that it would be in scanning range of Soviet mis sile bases in the Ural Mountains hours later THUNDER STORMS North Iowa Considerable cloud iness with scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday night lows 5562 Partly cloudy Friday highs 7784 Iowa Generally fair Thursday night and Friday with scat tered thundershowers extreme east Thursday evening Lows Thursday night 5560 Highs Friday 8085 Further outlook fair and a little warmer Saturday Minnesota Mostly cloudy show ers cooler Highs Friday in 60s Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 85 60 69 43 78 58 SAME White Flae Means No Traffie Death in Past 24 Hours Autos burglar alarm no help to Mason Cityan DAVENPORT Thieves made quick work of robbing a clothing salesmans car of about 54000 worth of samples Wednesday Police said Walt Rapinchuk Mason City reported his auto stolen Ten minutes later po lice found the auto without the clothing samples Rapinchuk said his auto was wired with a burglar alarm and that it would take an expert to take the car without breaking the device A similar incident occurred a few weeks agoin Davenport when two salesmen lost several thousand dollars worth of cloth ing samples in another robbery On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 6789 Mason City News TO11 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 East Germany exodus reaches 1000 daily Adenauer tells of uneasiness BERLIN Chancellor Konrad Adenauer said Thursday the heavy flow of refugees into West Berlin indicates the Communist East Germany regime was stepping up pressure on its citizens The refugee situation proves that conditions over thera have become unbearable the West German leader told a news jconference A panic seems to have broken out Refugees now cross easily from East Berlin to West Berlin and are flown to West Germany Soviet threats to hand over more authority to East Germany have encouraged the Red regime there to demand control over air corridors to West Ber This would close the refugee escape hatch West Berlin is 100 miles inside East Germany The flow of refugees has reached a tide of 1000 a highest in eight years Within East Germany the ten sion over Berlin has brought a steppedup campaign to make peo ple support Communism more N TRACKED KILLER Rancher Ted Ritschard and W D Payne a Kremmling Colo gasoline distributor tracked up a rugged mountainside foot prints believed to be those of a man sought in the fatal shooting of two Colorado law officers and wounding of Photofax two others Payne and Ritschard found a cartridge probably from the killers automatic The tracks were found a halfmile from the spot where Uncler sheriff John Clark of Eagle County was shot to death lowan is suspect in slaying of Colorado peace officers FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DES MOINES The fatal shooting of two Colorado peace down through the ranks of the The killers description highway patrol took a personaljerally fit that of Spooner w interest in the Colorado case forjwhereabouts could not be im gen whose officers by a wavyhaired young several reasons mediately determined man driving an lowalicensedj The Colorado killer The possibility that the North Iowa News l5 car has touched off a flurry ofa gray 1953 Dodge sedan bearjColorado slayer might be linked Comj 16 jactivity in Iowa police iowa license plates 9735420with the twoday abduction of The Iowa Safety to Delmar Dean highway patrolman Robert Clear Lake News 17 Transit Schedule 20 from Commissioner Carl Peschjer 26 Storm Lake THE ANGELS HAVE ARRIVED That roar over head at noon Thursday on the west side of Mason City was the Navys Blue Angels thundering into the airport for the North Iowa Aviation Day show Sun day Ralph Shelton manager of the Chamber of Commerce shakes hands with the leader of the Cmdr Zeb Knott who has just landed Mike Griffin airport manager and Navy public re lations officer Lt Hank Giedzinski look on Wilke 31 Chariton Police radio messages flashed back and forth between Iowa and Colorado as posses closed a ring around a rattlesnake infested canyon area near the Colorado River in the vicimly of the little town of State Bridge Colo At Storm Lake officers were unable to locate Spooner They said he had never been in ser ious trouble but was considered a peculiar acting young man WITHIN THE last week or two he was picked up for ques tioning when he was found hik ing along the road carrying a heavy burden of camping equip ment and wo guns Authorities said the guns a shotgun and a rifle were taken from him at that time Iowa officers saw a similarity in the Colorado shooting and the abduction of Wilke although the Iowa patrolman was never threatened and was released un harmed after about 46 hours Iowa officials have eliminated four absentee soldiers from a Nebraska base as possible sus pects in the reported kidnaping of Wilke Sheriff Tom Solomon at Plattsmoulh Neb told the Iowa Highway Patrol he has in formation indicating that the soldiers were in California last Saturday appeared the day Wilke dis ews in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Plot smashed GUATEMALA President Miguel Ydigo ras claimed complete con trol of Guatemala after crushing a new plot against his regime But Ydigoras proclaimed a state of siege a modified form of martial law Internal trouble Sen Hubert H Hum phrey returned from a European trip and said the Kremlin beset by in ternal problems is not ready to go to war Hum phrey said the problems included food shortages of staggering propor tions Cose tossed out ORLANDO Fla A federal judge threw out of court on a legal techni cality the governments mail fraud case against Teamsters Union Presi dent James RHoffa and two associates The case charged the three with using the mails tele graph and telephone lines to defraud union mem bers by promoting a real estate development on Floridas east coast Sports Bulletin BIRKDALE England old Palmer of the United States and Kel Nagle of Australia the defending champion were tied for the early lead Thursday at the halfway point of the British Open golf tournament Palmer shot a 73 to go with his first round 70 for a score of 143 Nagle added a 75 to his Wed nesday round of 68 for the same score MAIL RECOVERED DENVER Colo postal inspector says the United Air lines jet plane which crashed Tuesday carried 235 pounds of mail and about 210 pounds were recovered actively Party members are urged to do more grassroots or ganization work These organizing efforts plus food shortages of such staples as potatoes and butter appear to be major causes for refugee flight THE COMMUNISTS imposed new controls in East Berlin again Thursday to stop the drain on their sagging economy West Ber liners hereafter can obtain serv ices in East Berlin only by chang ing their marks on a oneforone basis A Western mark is worth 462 East marks in West Berlin West Berliners have been taking advantage of the cheap East Ger man money by getting haircuts laundry service and the like in East Berlin Adenauer held the news confer 2nce at the close of a twoday stay n Berlin his first visit to the iso ated city in 18 months He then Jew through rainy weather back o Bonn in a US Air Force plane Vest German planes are not per mitted in the corridors over East Sermany Adenauer rejected direct nego iation between West Germany and Communist East Germany as urged by Soviet Premier Krush chev He also turned down again West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandts suggestion for a 52nation confer ence on Germany made up of Germanys wartime enemies THE CHANCELLOR said again hat a German settlement must be based on self determin ation of the en tire German people He com plimented Sec retary of State Dean Rusk for setting a pat tern of re straint in the Berlin negotia tions In Paris DEGAULLE President Charles de Gaulle said the West will never let the Soviet Union settle the fate of Berlin alone as if the three great pow ers had no rights there The French leader in a televi sion speech warned the Russians they are creating a crisis over the former German capital that threatens the peace of the world De Gaulle charged the Russians with calling for peace while for mulating requirements which threaten to put it in danger Many states cracking down to lighten the relief load By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Moves to lighten the relief load are under way in many sections of the nation They vary4in formputting the ablebodied to work for their dole cracking down on chiselers or training unskilled men and wom en so they can help themselves Ncwburgh N Y has brought the subject of public aid to na tional attention The city plans to override state objections and put new rules into effect Satur dayT The rules would among other things Make the mother of illegitimate children ineligible for further aid if she has any more children out of wedlock Limit welfare recipients except for the aged blind and disabled to three months of assistance vin any one year Newburgh officials estimated about 5 per cent of the citys 31 000 population is on relief They contended taxpayers no longer can afford the mounting costs And City Manager Joseph Mitch ell asserted There is a crying need for a reappraisal of the role of welfare in our society Its a big subject The unem ployed now number 5B million Individuals on general relief rolls total about 15 million Automa tion is causing concern about the future An Associated Press survey showed that workforhourrelief programs are becoming i d e spread but they are far from gen eral in scope One theory behind them is that a man who has to work for a relief check will look for a better job A work policy has been in ef fect since 1958 in Phillipsburg N J Mayor Arthur W Paini said every ablebodied man applying for relief is put to work in parks or on roads for an hour He figured the plan has cut welfare costs from about a year to around last year If this system were employed all over it would save billions of taxpayers dollars he said How do reliefers react A woman recipient went on duty in a library as part of a work relief program sefv up this year by the Washington State Legisla ture She liked it well enough to work longer than necessary to earn her monthly benefits The Washington Department of Public Assistance mentioned that case to pinpoint what it called a good response to the program The Washington state legislators trimmed million from I he sum requested by the department for the 19fil63 period That led in turn to a 10 per cent cul in payments to those who receive general and disability assistance and aid to dependent children The reduction affects almost 60 000 persons Eight counties in Oregon re quired men on welfare rolls to cut brush along highways pre pare surplus food for distribution and clean up fairgrounds this sum mer Louis Ringuclte chairman of the Josephine County Welfare Commission spoke of a small el derly man who runs a chain saw in treeandbrush clearing work He said Youd think he was getting an hour the way he keeps it going Five years ago Cuyahogn Coun ty Cleveland Ohio began a pro gram for retraining employable relief clients It hired personnel specialists They catalogued re lief rollers gave them onthejob training in county hospitals and other institutions and helped them get work John J Schaffer coun ty welfare director said mora than 1400 persons have been put on payrolls He reckoned the transfer cut the relief load by abort million Texas tightened up its aid to dependent children program with an appreciable saving Assigning specialists to make more thorough investigations brought these re sults a drop from 24974 cases in volving 79957 children and 768372 in June 1959 to 19652 casei involving 60586 children and 471914 in June 1961 Louisiana enacted a law last year to cut off aid to dependent
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