Mason City Globe Gazette, October 4, 1961

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for Hw MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE mssm TT VOL ff The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United International Full Leas Wire MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4 1961 Copy TM Paper ConiMi ef roar No 30t President and Gromyko slate Berlin parley Recovery boom no Consumers are wary By WILLIAM B DICKINSON JR GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau all the in dicators which measure the na tions economic wellbeing the one most meaningful to the aver age citizen is the governments monthly report on employment and unemployment It has proven difficult to con vince the public that the business boom so freely predicted for 1961 62 really is under way while unj employment hovers around the 7J per cent level Recovery yes Boom no Perhaps this is one reason the consumer so far has resisted any temptation to go on a buying splurge He wants to be sure the good times are real and not a Madison Avenue slogan to part him from his savings Reassur ance on this score may be coming in the next few months Labor Department economists have reported that unemployment in September fell from the 45 million August figure to 41 mil lion even though the economy had no more than seasonal im provement Unemployment by Oc tober should drop below 4 mil lion if seasonal patterns prevail Not since October 1960 have there been fewer than 4 million jobless workers Actually the October job pick up could be much better than seasonal if hiring in the automo bile and steel industries fills pres ent expectations Then too thou sands of teenagers who wanted to work and were officially count ed among the jobless during sum mer months were back in school Not to be ignored are the em ployment opportunities opened up by the call to arms of 150000 re servists and the steppedup draft of 23yearolds The most worrisome aspect the unemployment problem is the number of married ie family men without jobs They num bered 15 million in midAugust but only twofifths of these had been out of work for 15 weeks or longer A good proportion of these men live in socalled de pressed areas where joblessness is chronic Moreover it is not unusual for employment to con tinue high for a number of months after a recovery is under way because industry prefers to length en the workweek before recalling laidoff workers or hiring new ones Although the job outlook for the next several months appears bright the longterm prospects are more obscure Treasury Sec retary C Douglas Dillon hope fully predicts that if the economy grows as fast as he expects un employment should fall to 6 per cent or less by Christmas and possibly to 5 per cent by the mid dle of 1962 By September 1962 Dillon be lieves unemployment could be gradually approaching 45 per cent on its way to the 4 per cent level presently considered to be reasonably full employment But Paul Samuelson economics pro fessor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an adviser to the President said that the job less figure would still be hover ing around 5 per cent as late as March 1963 The seasonallyad justed joblessness rate for August 1961 was 69 per cent Most of the optimism about a future rise in employment is tied to prospects for a sharp rise in the gross national product the nations total output of goods and services The third quarter GNP ran at a billion annual rate well above the record second quarter rate of billion AP PBotofax OXYGEN FOR RONNIE Rescue workers give oxygen to Ronnie Reese 15 at the mouth of cave after he was rescued Ronnie fell 50 feet while exploring the cave on Fox Mountain near Rising Fawn Ga Volunteers spent the night in a desperate race against time to save him Progress noted in Rusk talks May lead to the summit WASHINGTON UP Presi dent Kennedy and Soviet For eign Minister Andrei Gromyko will confer Friday on the Ber lin situation The White House announced the expected appointment time Wednesday Presidential press secretary Pierre Salinger de clined to go into the nature o subjects to be discussed The conference was arranged as a followup to those in New York between Gromyko and Secretary of State Dean RusK seeking to determine whether there are prospects for fruitfu EastWest negotiations to set tie the Berlin dispute Salinger said the Kennedy Gromyko meeting was arranget by the State Department He de clined to say whether the initia live came from the Russian or American side Kennedy will give Gromyko a final expression of the US before the Soviet foreign ministe leaves for Moscow Further U SSoviet talks seem likely So far Gromyko has give Rusk only a limited clarificatio of the Kremlins intentions o Germany Rusk would still like to kno more precisely what Soviet Pre rnier Khrushchev means for in Algeria jail escapee held in Wisconsin D Thomas 38 who broke out of jail here Saturday was picked up in when he talks ibout guai sau Wis Tuesday According for Western rights to Wes Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst ThornBerlin after he signs a peac as has waived extradition andtreaty with Communist East Ger is being held for Kossuth County authorities Thomas was in jail here await many Diplomats said firm arrange have t He had been bound over to theawait the outcome of the Whit Grand Jury and bond set at House meeting But barring ing trial on a false check charge ments obviously would which he was unable to pay After digging his way out of the basement wall of the Kossuth County jail he allegedly went more taken rapid place advance so far than ha more sx ploratory talks will be needed be fore the prospects of an East West negotiating conference car to LuVerne his former home be gauged and picked up his own car Kennedy received a report frorr Sheriff Lindhorst said no Lauris Norstad the Nortl tails of his arrest in Wausau had j Atlantic Treaty Organizatio been given but he assumed Commander NATO is building it armed strength in the face of tin Berlin threat and a generally tougher Communist stance work wide Joining the White House con Thomas had attempted to cash another false check On the inside iference which lasted about Editorials Pa9e 2 ihours were Rusk Secretary o Society News 789 jDefensc Robert S McNamara an Sports1920 iGen Lyman L Lemnitzer chaii Comics 21 man Of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mason City News 2425 North Iowa News 28 Clear Lake News 31 Transit Schedule 34 YANKS Howard led off the fourth inning with a home run Wednesday and the Yankees used that run and it was the only tally the New York Yankees really needed New York wound up an event ual 20 winner over Cincinnati in the first game of the World Scries Bill Skowron also hit a homer a n d Whitey Ford pitched twohit ball Details on sports AP Photofax sian crowd watches the marchers who were not per AMERICANS DEMONSTRATE IN RED SQUARE of a band of San FranciscotoMoscow mitted to speak by Red police but were allowed to peace marchers carry placards and demonstrate for distribute pamphlets printed in Russian Their ap the abandonment of armaments and the nuclear pearance in Red Square took the marchers almost bomb at the gates of Moscows Kremlin A small Rus halfway around the world But postal pay hike Is vetoed Reluctant OK from JFK Eldora escapes probed Privileges are reduced ELDORA AP Twelve of 13 youths who escaped from the El dora State Training School for Boys on Monday were back in the institution Of the 12 three were picked up in Marshalltown three in Des Moines three in or near Eldora two in New Providence and one near Iowa Falls Anthony Travisono superintend ent of the school said the policy of permitting more freedom to problem youths as part of reha bilitation efforts has received a disheartening setback He said sterner disciplinary measures are being set up at the school including a policy of lock ing up known or suspected trou blemakers About 40 boys who had been housed in ihe security building were locked up in rooms Tuesday and denied evening hours of rec reation allowed to the 200 boys housed in cottages Meanwhile search continued for the nine boys still at large The number of those who had returned voluntarily or had been captured arose to nine Tuesday night when three escapees were found bypolice at Marshalltown liding in an alley They were part of groups which fled the institution during a period of less than 24 hours starting at WASHINGTON Kennedy has signed into law with extreme reluctance a bill containing the remains of his aid to education program The measure for two years the program of aid for school districts crowded with chil dreti of federal personnel and 2 continues for two years the tional Defense Education Act The former known as the im pacted areas program carries about million a year in US grants The Defense Education Act Which provides loans to col lege students and aids to teach ing of science mathematics and foreign languages has been cost ing about million a year It was all Congress granted the President of the ambitious federal aid to education program he pro posed this year Kennedy Tuesday night vetoed a bill that would have given million a year in pay raises to N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES SAME 1960422 Department Figures Means ITafflo in Bonn Memphis over hump MEMPHIS authorities believe that classroom rollcalls indicate this city of Old South traditions has accepted the surprise integra tion of four elementary schools By noon there was no sign of a boycott and officials said We think we are over the hump Russians hedging LONDON Communist diplomats hinted Pre mier Nikita S Khrushchev may put off signing a sep arate SovietEast German peace treaty if the West ern Big Three promise to negotiate a speedy settie ent of the Berlin issue Negotiations resumed DETROIT The United Auto Workers Union and Ford Motor Co have resumed negotiations under government pressure to settle quickly a strike which has idled 120000 workers and closed 85 Ford plants from coast to coast But observers thought UAW President Walter P Reuther and Ford Vice President Malcolm L Denise would not be able to end the walk out before the weekend A real economy move SAN FRANCISCO Columbus Avenue banners proclaiming Columbus Day Celebration Oct 786 puzzled citizens until sponsors explained They said they used last years banners when the dates were Oct 789 and found it cheaper to cover the 9 with a 6 than make new ones Super Abomb tested WASHINGTON The Soviet Union has fired the 17th nuclear blast of its current test atmospheric explosion equal to several million tons of TNT It was one of the most powerful devices set off bv the Russians since they resumed testing Sept 1 Tourists still stranded So they wait and wait LONDON charttr party of 88 strandtd Califor nians was told Wednesday it faced an indefinite wait for the flight home The group is the second left without transporta tion by the same charter air line within a week The Californians members of the BritishAmerican Club of Los Angeles were scheduled to take off from Catwick Air port Monday afternoon Their plane operated by President Airlines of Los Angeles failed to appear The are spending the nights at hotels and with British friends and relatives A second touring IrishAmericans from finally took off for home on a President Airlines charter plane early Wednesday after a seven day wait at Shannon Airport in Ireland Most of the Californians ap peared to have enough money left to pay for meals and lodg jngt But airport authorities allowed those short on cash to sleep in the airport lounge In Los Angeles Glen H Tay lor owner of President Air lines said the firms troubles began when one of its planes crashed at Shannon last Sept 10 The crash in effect wiped out onethird of the companys threeplane fleet Taylor said the airline had 700 tourist passengers in Europe the time and the re maining planes just couldnt operate on regular schedules President has purchased M other planes and plans to put them In operation toon N added HEADS EDITORS W Earl Hall editor of the Mason City GlobeGazette heads the Iowa Associated Press Managing Editors Association He was elected president Wednesday at Cedar Rapids to succeed Al Efner editor of the Ottumwa Courier Pete Hoyt managing editor of the Cedar Rapids Ga zette was elected vice dent and Cy Douglas Asso ciated Press bureau chief for Iowa and Nebraska was re elected secretary SUNNY North Iowa Mostly fair and mild through Thursday Little warmer Wednesday night low 40 to 46 Highs Thursday 70 to 75 Iowa Fair and continued mild through Thursday A littl warmer northwest Wednesday night lows 40 to 45 Highs Thursday generallyin the 70s Outlook for Friday Con tinned fair and mild Minnesota Partly cloudy mild Highs Thursday in 70s FiveDay Iowa Temperature will average slightly above nor mal Thursday through nex Monday Normal highs ar from the upper 60s to lower 70s Normal lows are in the 40s Continued mild with no signifi cant changes during the perioi and precipitation of c o n s e qucncc GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 159 Minimum 34 Sunrise Sunset 60000 postal workers through longevity increases In a veto memorandum Ken ledy said Budgetary needs are oo urgent to permit approval o his measure unattended by rev enue increases Congress did not pass the postal rate increases recommended by joth the Kennedy and Eisenhow er administrations The President cited this as one of the reasons vetoed the measure He said he proposed raises would have increased the postal deficit to more than million Despite the extra costs said Kennedy the bill would not have achieved its objectives He said civil service and postal Day structures need extensive re vision and promised that the ad ministration will make recom r endations to the next session of Congress In signing the education meas said in a state ure Kennedy ment It ill becomes those who insist that we cannot afford the expend ture of federal funds to aid the public education of all children to nsist with equal fervor upon the passage of this unsound and un economical measure which aids the education of only some WAR IN VIET NAM WASHINGTON UP Com munist Guerrila raids into South Viet Nam have exploded into a real war that is killing 1500 persons a month the State De triment reports 2 am Monday The last group of seven ran away Monday night after beating Supervisor Charles Mabbitt on the head with a chair leg Travisiono identified the boy who wielded the club as Kenneth Stiverson 17 Cedar Rapids and said criminal charges were to be filed against him The superintendent said court procedure will be undertaken to transfer three boys to the State Reformatory at Anamosa and five others from the group involved in the attack on Mabbitt may ba sent there Travisiono conferred Tuesday with Walter Conway chairman of the Iowa Board of Control They discussed tighter security meas ures the superintendent had taken and others that were planned The entire discipline situation was under review he said The 40 boys who were denied privileges were locked up for var ied periods Those who partici pated in escapes will remain in their celllike rooms around the clock but others may be permitted out until pm Travisiono said Travisiono school from 35 came to Rhode Island the last February Since then the school population has been reduced from 355 to 260 partly by putting boys on parole He said his program of bilitation has worked out well ex cept for troublemakers who are going to ruin it for everybody it allowed to continue PICKETING POOCHCigar in mouth and dressed to the teeth this dog of dubious ancestry joins the picket line at the Ford Motor Co assembly plant at Norfolk Va where 1169 hourly production workers walked out Negotiations are continuing to end the strike by union workers at Ford plants all over the nation AP Photofax ;

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