Tuesday, July 18, 1961

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 18, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper for tht Homt VOL 99 MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors and United full MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 18 1961 7e Copy Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection NO Clouds force a days delay in space jaunt CAPE CANAVERAL Fla The United States second man inspace shot is now scheduled fo 7 am Iowa Time Wednesday having been delayed by the ar rival of high buttermilk clouds But the predictions for Wednes day appear perfect the weather man said Air Force Capt Virgil I Gris the astronaut ticketed foi A typical operation on farm New Yorker a showoff the rocket ride took the news o the 24hour delay calmly When Grissom 35 was awak ened shortly after pm Monday night and told of the postponement he shrugged then went back to sleep The news came to Grissom jusi hours before he was to begin his medical checkups and don his 20pound space suit The postponement on the advice of a special team of U S Weather Bureau experts came as some thing of a surprise pre dictions up to pm had been optimistic Even so the nations newest weather satellite the Tiros III fired a week ago had detected signs of a developing high pres sure system in the Caribbean al most as soon as it went into or bit SUBSEQUENT rtports from the Tiros were watched closely since hey substantiated ground reports of the high pressure front with multiple cloud layers On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 67 Clear Lake News 8 Sports 910 North Iowa News 11 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Comics 14 Farm Features 15 Never inquired as to Eichmann JERUSALEM Eich mann testified Tuesday he nev er inquired whether any of his actions connected with the mass laughter of Jews under Hitler vere legal That was up to my uperiors the former Gestapo olonel testified Eichrnann has maintained he was under or ers to liquidate 6 million Euro ean Jews during World War II MOB ARRESTED NEW YORK UPI Twenty ive Negro and white youths ere arrested Tuesday night WASHINGTON of Agriculture Orville L Free man says William T the man who is buying a Cadillac with farm subsidy pay far from a typical farmer He called Smiths actions a partisan propaganda stunt de signed to make political hay If all farmers had the econom ic advantages of Smith Free man said we would not need to be concerned with a farm program SMITH A Big Flats N Y businessmanfarmer stirred up a hornets nest 10 days ago by showing up in town proclaiming he had made a down payment on the Cadillac with money the government paid him for not planting 104 acres with corn He said hed finish paying for it with another subsidy payment Freeman who occasionally writes to letterstotheeditor col umns expressed his view in such a communication to The New York Times The newspa per published the letter as a news item and The Associated Press obtained a copy from jfollowing a gang assault on ffve Freemans office here ipedestrians and two policemen The secretary said only aiwith soda bottles knives haling small minority of American farmers can be as fortunate as Smith He said the farm pro gram is primarily for farmers whose net income last year av eraged less than Smith operates a roadside res taurant and dairy bar near his 1200acre farm Freemans letter outlined the purposes of the feed grain pro gram and noted that Smith had advocated elimination of all gov ernment programs even though he said some people will be hurt WHAT HE really meant Freeman said was that he would not be hurt while millions of fulltime farmers who have no auxiliary business to fall back on would be left to the mercy of a market that would offer them a return much lower than the shockingly meager one cited Freeman gave this descriptio of what he called a typical farm operation in 1960 The typica cornbelt hogdairy farm wit 109 acres of cropland and a cap ital value of had a gross farm income of includ ing government payments Op crating expenses were The net income of figures out to a return of 31 cents an hour for the labor of the farm er and members of his family Quite obviously in this typica situation the government pay ments did not go for a Cadillac or any other luxury SOME may wonder why the feed grain program does not ex elude wealthy farmers who clearly need no assistance Freeman said All government programs for the benefit of the general public provide services for the few who do not need such services as well as for the great majority who do need them Our public schools for exam ple provide free education at taxpayers expense for children whose parents could well afford to educate them Our Social Se curity program provides pen sions for those whose salaries have averaged a year as well as for those who averaged or less We have discovered no better way in Social Security in our postal system nor in any other of our government programs including the program to help firmers In announcing the postponement the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the cloud cover was attributable to an easterly wave which has been moving across the Caribbean for the past three or four days The weather hitch developed as technicians and scientists were preparing to resume the countdown which would have led to a scheduled 6 am lift off Tuesday morning The presence of the high clouds would have hampered full photographic coverage of the operation which scientists insist upon from blastoff to burnout of the booster THUNDER STORMS THE DELAY caused a slight mounting of tension here in what had been an otherwise calm acceptance of the fact that another man was sched uled to take a 300mile ride like a bullet NASA officials said they had noted a sort of ho hum atti ude toward the flight and ob served that Grissom could lave less than a perfect light John A Shorty Powers pub ic information officer for the astronauts told reporters the aunch time was pushed up two tours to avoid the summer phenomenon of thunderstorm buildups early in the morning in Florida THIS GIVES the sun a chance to come out and burn off the cloud cover he said With all our electronic mar vels all we seem to be able to do at this is watch the weather And the forecast that we have now I must say is as of this time Powers said he visited the crew quarters at Hangar S on the Cape and found Grissom and his backup astronaut John Glenn Jr quite relaxed He said that both had done a little running to keep in and in fact Grissom picked up his fishing pole on the way Grissom an avid fisherman walked out to the beaches of Tape Canaveral and promptly aught a fourpound bass which he had for breakfast North Iowa Partly cloudy wi showers and thunderstorm Tuesday evening through We nesday forenoon Locally coo er Lows Tuesday night in th 60s Highs Wednesday in the Iowa Showers and thunderstorm Tuesday night lows in the 60 Partly cloudy extreme wes showers and thunderstorms ea and central Wednesday cool southeast and extreme eas highs in mid 80s Minnesota Thunderstorms coo er Highs Wednesday near 80 GlobeGazette Weather Data u Maximum 84 Minimum 60 At 8 am 69 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 88 Minimum 61 N ews in a utshell Photofax THEY HAVE A LONG vacationing girls hoping to get a view of the manned space shoot play cards on the beach at Cape Canaveral Fla The flight was postponed 24 hours but the gals hundreds of other bird to stick around for the excitement Deliberately caused Newlyweds quarrel leads to auto death of boy 12 ROCK ISLAND III Of A 12yearold Rock Island boy was injured fatally Monday night police said when a newly wed angered in a quar rel with his wife deliberately nosed his auto into the car driven by the boys father The victim was Edward Ap plequist who was riding with his father Rodney Police said the driver of the other car was Larry Mitchell 25 Rock Is land whose bride of one week was in the car with her young son Officers quoted Mrs Mitch ell at sayine she and Mitchell had been quarreling and that it led to his saying If I cant have you nobody can before turning his auto into the path of the Applequist car Applequist and the Mitchells were injured Mitchell was booked on a charge of ignoring a traffic signal Richard Stengel Rock Island County states attorney said he would take the case before the grand jury meet ing Tuesday and seek indict ments against Mitchell charg ing manslaughter and reckless homicide FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES Racial unrest are out in force again in Chicagos racially tense Southwest Side where 20 white and Negro persons have been injured by roving gangs and 71 Negroes arrested in the past 10 days Charge readied DBS MOINES A charge of conduct un becoming an officer is on file with the state exe cutive council against suspended Iowa highway patrolman Robert Wilke 31 whose weekend fro lic with a woman touched off a massive search for him July 8 and 9 The filing of charges was a step to ward dismissal of the patrolman who was tak en to Iowa City for psy chiatric examination at his own request and ex pense GMs reply DETROIT General Motors told the United Auto Workers union fringe benefits paid to hourlyrated w o r k e r s last year cost the cor poration more than a halfbillion dollars GM said the cost was 72 cents an hour or a year for each worker Good fishing OTTUMWA Any one want a waterlogged but still workable slot machine An Ottumwa police diving squad re covered 11 slot machines from a small gravel quarry near here The two dime and nine quar ter machines all but one of which seem to be in good working order were found in 15 to 20 feet of water Military ring BONN Germany Russian and East Ger man armed forces have set up a military ring around Berlin Inform ants declared the Com munists have about 67 500 troops and more than 1200 tanks stationed in a girdle 30 miles outside the city MEETING AT BONN BONN Germany ifti Govern ment heads of the six Common Market nations met in the West German capital Tuesday to dis cuss future political cooperation House agrees to tabl e schoo U DULLES ON WAY pictures really do tell a story it appears here that Allen Dulles director of the Central Intelligence Agency is on his way out Dulles listens to Sen John Stennis DMiss who motions with his Photofax fist before a closed hearing on military preparedness Reports have been circu lated that President Kennedy is dis satisfied with Dulles and that he soon may lose his job Congress applauds firmness of Wests notes on Berlin WASHINGTON W Congress In my opinion Carlson uesday generally applauded added we must be firm We lie warning to the Soviet Union sat the United States will main ain its rights in Berlin The U S note is blunt and erious as it must be and accu ately reflects the mood of the American people Sen Jacob C Javits RNY declared Javis outspoken advocate of rmness on Berlin said he sup orted the administration posi on and it should be sup have commitments and we must keep them Sen Hubert H Humphrey D Minn assistant Senate majority leader said the note firmly and quietly expresses the deter mination of the President to in sist on the legal rights of the occupying powers in Berlin The United States Britain and France told the Soviet Union it is jeopardizing world peace and orted by all Republicans endangering the lives of millions Chairman J William its threats against West Ber right DArk of the Senate oreign Relations Committee ailed the U S note a very re rained serious and effective atement of our position SEN FRANK Carlson R an a member of the Foreign elations Committee said he as pleased with the Presi SAME DATE1MO2I1 dents firm statement on Berunresolved lin Imany lin The Western powers com pletely rejected the Soviet Unions claim that it can wipe out their Berlin rights simply by signing a separate peace treaty with Communist East Germany At the same time they offered to try to work out a negotiated settlement of the SHOULD THE Russians press the crisis the US note said the international dispute aris ing out of Soviet claims would have the gravest effect upon international peace and secur ity and endanger the lives and wellbeing of millions For this menace to world peace the note said the Soviet Union must bear full responsi bility before all mankind The notes were delivered in Moscow Monday and made public simultaneously Tuesday in Washington London and Paris The notes are designed to accomplish two major pur poses 1 To tell the Soviet govern ment as solemnly as possible and perhaps convince Soviet Premier Khrushchev that if he tries to force the Western pow ers out of West Berlin he will problems of Ger Dead for rest of year Committee in 87 vote WASHINGTON ffl The House Rules Com mittee voted 87 Tuesday to table all proposals for federal aid to schools The committee action in ef fect killed three school bills for the present session of Congress Chairman Howard W Smith DVa said I dont know of any way the action can be re versed in this committee The motion to shelve the bills was made by Rep William Col mer DMiss A motion to recon sider the action also was tabled fay an 87 vote THE COMMITTEE has before it three bills approved by the House Education and Labor Committee One would have provided for general federal aid for school construction and teachers salaries another for longterm loans for limited construction for parochial and private as well as public schools and a third would have provided for scholarships The school measures possibly could be revived if a majority of the House membership 219 members signed a petition forc ing a House vote Such a move would have little chance for success this late in a session Speaker Sam Kayburn D Tex said prior to the Rules Committee actionthat it was very doubtful that there would 3e any school aid legislation in the House this year THE ACTION thus headed off what appeared to be a great de ate on the issues particularly the one concerning aid to paro chial schools An another development sen ators got their first peek at the Air Forces closely guarded pic ures of the recent Moscow air show Brig Gen W G Lee Air intelligence official ihowed the Senate Military Ap propriations subcommittee film lides of Russian bombers fight ers and helicopters that im Tessed Western observers Despite demands by Sen luart Symington DMo the REALLY A DOGS a 12 yearold Cocker Spaniel is sole oc cupant of this fancy doghouse He hasnt complained to owner C L As plunge the world into war iAir Force refused to disclose 2 To lay the basis for a neidetails of the Soviet planes in gotiated end to the Berlin crisis jthe session Lee offered to supply complete information be hind closed doors Gen Curtis Le May Air Force chief of staff said If we are right it tells the Russians our intelligence is pretty good and if we are wrong that it is pretty bad Central Intelligence Director Allen W Dulles also faced ques tioning by a Senate Armed Serv ices subcommittee on whether the US had any advance knowl edge of the Soviet planes dis played at the air show Bill would help vets get Gl insurance WASHINGTON UPI The Senate Monday passed a bill to give World War II veterans an other chance to reinstate lapsed GI life insurance The provision sponsored by Sen Russell B Long DLa was added by the Senate Finance committee to a House passed bill increasing compensation for disabled vet erans The measure now goes jack to the House for action on the Senate changes including he GI life insurance provision HONEYMOON WOES LONDON wiThe 37yearold 3arl of Kimberly reported Tues ay he injured his back carrying i bride over the tresholfl Lord timberley married a 23yearold model Margaret Simons 10 days go They went off to honeymoon i the south of Franco but flew ack to London Monday I have slipped disc he said Photofax kew Birmingham Ala about the lack of running water or carpeting After all who else in his canine set has electric lights and a picture window