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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 25, 1961, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ttw EbAZETTE VOL 1M Prt Tb newspaper that makes oil North iowus neighbors MASON CTY OWA HOME EDITION 41 ssia Finland to del ay arms Mixed up signals on shelters a Government plan awaited ly WILLIAM DICKINSON JR GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau current de bate over national policy on fall out shelters clearly demonstrates the power inherent in presidential advocacy Who could have imagined that a few words from President Ken nedy would succeed in overcom ing the publics deeprooted apathy toward civil defense preparation Now the problem is to live and up presidential suc cess In a special message on urgent national needs May 25 Kennedy first voiced his conviction that civil defense was a major element of the national security program and one to which the nation had never squarely faced up But his remarks on the subject re ceived little public attention Premier Khrushchevs menac ing gestures toward Berlin a few weeks later suddenly gave the question of survival new priority On July 25 in announcing a pro gram to protect American families against the radioactive fallout of a nuclear warthePresident said The time to start is now At long last the public had re ceived or so it seemed the long awaited call to duty and sacrifice as a contribution toward winning the Cold War Kennedy said that he hoped in the coming months to let every citizen know what steps he can take without delay to protectbis family in case of attack Four months have passed and the public still awaits official di rection from Washington Confu sion has replaced apathy as thej principal obstacle to effective civil defense While defense planners struggle to work out a coherent1 civil defense policy in the light of new weapons technology clergymen quarrel over morality at the shelter door Doyou shooti your neighbor if he tries to break inVand scientists contradict each other on the magnitude of the menace posed by fallout A recent article in the Wash ington Post notes the growing public bewilderment on civil de fense and states The one clear thing about fed eral civil defense policy is that the administration has none al least not yet A drift back into public indif ference may already be in prog ress In San Francisco the Univer sity of California canceled a lec ture series on how to survive a nuclear attack when only 30 peo ple showed up for the first lec ture Only 19 building permits for shelters have been issued in Chi cago although 260000 copies of a June 1959 federal booklet call ed The Fallout Shelter have been distributed Atty Gen Rob ert F Kennedy reflected the waitandsee attitude with his disclosure that he plans no fam ily shelter until a federal policy leading toward shelters for every one is established The Defense Department prom ises to distribute before the end of the year 60 million copies of a new booklet on civil defense The integrity of the booklet may have been compromised if as re ported certain information of an allegedly scare nature is being deleted Advance reports indicate that the booklet will stress mass or communitytype shelters But only the administration and the Con gress can answer the question of whos going to pay for them SPEECH POSTPONED MIAMI Premier Fidel Castro Friday cancelled a sceduled speech on the political aims of hissocialist revolution Havana Radio said It is now scheduled for Dec 1 News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES A trace to Rockefeller MERAUKE Dutch naval vessel found a numbered gastank 20 miles off the New Guinea coast It wasnot immediately certain whether the tank was one of the gasoline cans Gov Nelson A Rockefellers missing son used to swim toward shore from a capsized native boat Dutch District Commis sioner Jansenhad said the redpainted cans found on the mudflat shore of ilammgpvBay if Michaelmade it and on Hendrik Frednk Island if he didnt Conflictingchurch views NEW DELHI Hurry up and gettogether Have patience it takes time These were the conflict at work in theGeneralAssembly of the World Council of Churches as it sought to clear new paths toward unity of Christendom curbed by Russia UNITED NATIONS N Y Acting Secretary General U Thant hasmade plain he will use his pow ers to train the Congo army and stamp out secession m any Part of country despite Soviet efforts to limit U N authority U Thant spelled out his position in his first speech to the Security Council since he became U N chief after two Soviet vetoes had killed US efforts to give him a broader hand in the Congo Graduation Day Take it easy on dads rs NEW YORK UPI You better watch out you better not poyt arid you better not eat garlic or onions if youre playing Santa Claus The warning about garjic and onions was one of sever al commandments issued to 48 fat men who sported beards and were decked out in the red costumes The Santa Clauses whose mission it is to spread Christ mas cheer along the sidewalks of New York promised to be jolly St Nicks and to be kind and courteous to both chil dren and adults The 48 Santas gathered from the ranks of the retired the jobless and professional men of good will had spent a weekin a Santa Claus school in the Bowry Tabernacle Their training completed the men were sent on their folly way by ColJohn Ford national field secretary of the Volunteers of America who bade them good cheer with a few words of advice Men Ford cautioned Never promise anything spe cific to the little boys and little girls Mom and pop may not be able to afford it Get them smiling though Good luck to you all Gen John F McMahon commanderinchief of the volunteers said sidewalk San tas will be doing their work in communities throughout the nation Altogether there are about 2500 of them Kekkonen warns of tensions MOSCOW AP Tie Sovie Union has acceded to Finnis President Urho Kekkohens re quest to postpone military talks which the Soviets had suggested to deal with what the Kremli called a war danger inthe Bal tic Finnish sources said Saturday The decision will be announce simultaneously during the day ii Helsinki and Moscow the source said Kekkonen returned to Saturday after a conference wit Soviet Premier Khrushchev in tfo Siberian city oE Novosibirsk The Finnish president had gom to the Soviet Unionto see Khrush chev after Moscow proposed the military talks Oct 30 A Finnish official said Kekkon en told Khrushchev afc their meet ing Friday thatssuch consultations would provoke greater tension m the Baltic at this time Kekkonen agreed at Khrush chevs request to keep a watch ul eye on developments in the Baltic with a view to joint con saltations withthe Soviets at an alarming development The Soviets in their note to the Finns said there was danger tha war would develop from West Germanys rearming and consul ations were required under the Friendship and Mutual Assistance Treatynegotiated in The agreement to postpone con sultations was reached after long aiksin a forest cabin outside No vosibirsk where Khrushchev is on a visit to try to speed up agri cultural production in the Siber an region Khrushchev declared in ipeech at lunch there that he was oncerned about rightwing devel opments in Finland that appeared o lead in the direction of a great erseparation of that country rom the close friendship it has had with the SovietUnion in re cent years The Soviet premier did not but ine the history of the case but he friendship developed after Finland lost two wars during the 1940s and apparently came to a national decision that further con flict with the Soviet out of the question only one Santa Clau but Admits he shot woman ALLISON Klaire Lewis Bait zer 24 Shell Rock school bus driver was arrested here Friday night by sheriffs officers and state Agents RichardStrasburg and Andrew Newquistt T Baltzer has Admitted shooting a 22 caliber riflethrough the vindow FranklihReichelt iome at Shell Rock Nov2Jf Mrs Reichert was struck on the temple and her glasses knocked off She vas not seriously injured how ver Baltzers bond was set at 00 Bond has not been furnished md he is being held in Butler County jail here charged with as ault with intent to commit murder Baltzer has also admitted lashing tires on the Reinchert ar several times in recent weeks t Shell Rock and at Waverly He has given no reasons for lis actions On the inside Cfear Lake News Page 3 Editorials 4 Church Features Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 North Iowa News IQ Comics pY 11 Business News 13 Society News 14 Sports 1516 The Surveyor 19 Transit Schedule 32 Copters and troops on way to Viet Nam SAN FRANCISCO UPD The Military Sea Transportation Serv ce has confirmed that an Ameri an aircraft carrier sailed Tues ay for Saigon Viet Nam rith a cargo of troops and heli opters The Army said the troops ncluded the 57th Light Helicopter Company from Ft Lewis Wash nd the 8th Light Helicopter Corn any from Ft Bragg NC The trength of the two units is at east 40 helicopters and 400 troops MEETS FRONDIZI HYANNIS PORT Mass UPD Adlai E Stevenson US am assador to the United Nations vill fly to Trinidad at President Cennedys request Sunday to con er with Argentine President Ar uro Frondizi on political and conomic developments in Latin M WJWUHUS FAIRandWARMER Iowa Failto partly cloudy through Sunday Low Satur day night 30s northeast to 40 45 southwest High Sunday 50s northeast to 6065 southwest Outlook for Monday Variable cloudiness and turning colder with showers likely NofA wa Partly cloudy Sunday Continued mild Saturday niglit and Sun day Low Saturday night in upper 30s High Sunday in the 50s GlobeGazette weather up to 8 a m Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum data 47 31 35 50 25 SAME DATE1960548 Plenty of support I o wans lead International stock show By CHARLES WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor CHICAGO lowans completely dominated the juniorlivestock feeding contest at the 62nct Interna tional Live Stock exposition here Friday Altogether the youngsters from flic tali corn stale captured four of the top six honors in the both the grand championship and reserve grand championship Winner of the coveted grand championship was a 1 050 pound Hereford Wee owned and showed by John Cherveny Van Home Cherveny 15 is the son of Mr and Mrs Edward Cherveny who farm 320 acres The best he had pre done at the International was a reserve championship in the Hereford breed two years ago Wed 13 days shell get million COOPERSTOWN Ny Former actress Alicja Purdom 31ark 32 who had been married o sesving machine scion Alfred Corning Clark 13 clays before he died will receive the bulk of his million estate A hearing on a petition for pro sate is scheduled for Monday icrc where they were married Sept 16 Clark who had been married six times died of natural causes Sept 29 at the age of 45 She was formerly married to actor Edmund Purdom GRAND CHAMP STEER Home proudly holds his 1 summer Willie chsn junior grand champion steer the International Live Stock Exposition in Chi This marked the fourth straight year that an lowan has captured the grand champion ship The reserve grand champion ship of the show which at tracted nearly 350 entriesfrom across the to a 1000pound Angus steer owned and showed by Leonard Brecht Jr Blairstown Brecht 19 lives on a 440acrc farm with his par ents This was the first time he had showed al the International His steer Black had nol placed higher than second at either of the two previous shows at which he was entered A North lowan William Dic tcrichs 17 Rudd also helped the Iowa cause by showing his shorthorn senior calf to the re serve championship of that breed Dicier ichs1 steer Snoopy lost to a steer owned by Wilson Champion III in its bid to win the breed championship Dicterichs who is a senior at Osagc Community High School lives on a 160acre farm with his mother Wilma His father died last year Snoopy11 was in the purple ribbon group at the Mitchell County Fair this year but could stand no higher than sixth in its class at the Iowa State Fair The other lowan in the top six of the show was Dennis Gcbert 18 Granville Gebert showed his 975pound angus to the reserve championship of that breed The son of Mr and Mrs Arthur Gebert Denniswas showing for the first time at the International So completely did the Iowa youngsters dominate the show that they showed six of the top nine classwinners three in each breed Other Iowa classwinners were Nancy Brunsmann Earl ham and another Hereford steer showed by Cherveny lowans also dominated the pnthehoof judging in the qual ity pork contest at the Interna tional Robert Greene Ains worth had the grand champion of the contest a crossbred and R3y Keppyt Davenport had the   

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