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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                Iowas Doily Newspaper for th Horn The VOL 100 Associated Press and United International Full Leas wire newspaper tha t a kes a II North lowans BEUAZETTE HOME EDITION MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JANUARY 12 W2 neigh bors We a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection JFK standing pat on billi on rates to be No 1 item FROM OUH WIRE SERVICES ii Higher postal rates got a top priorit label Friday from congressional leaders gearing for battle o President legislative program They said an administration bill to raise million i extra postal revenue through a fivecent stamp and other rat boosts probably will be the first majorbill called up in th house It may come upas early as week after next Its chances of passage are good V v Prospects for other major legislation proposed by the Pres dent in his State of the Uhio address were assessed by ke lawmakers as ranging from poor excellent Reaction to the message i which the President pictured ec nomic and social progress i home as crucial to maintainin Americas world leadership wa drawn sharply on political line Democrats generally praised i Republicans v found it wanting o a number of grounds mostly fis cal Congressional action on th Presidents most controversial re quests lies fa in the future Time tables still have not been se But the outlook in some case already is clear Peticeful you noticed All crises are dormant By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON AP The worlds I leaders are acting like automobile manufacturers who have their plants working over time but arent saying much un til thenew models come out At this moment the world com pared with someof the feverish moments of 1961 is in a period of tranquility whicb of course wont last The crisis over Berlin has died down Southeast Asia is verytrou bled butnot Rus sians and Chinese arent happy with each other but are keeping quiet about it Fidel Castro is hardly doing more than mum bling Moslems and Europeans in Algeria are still shooting and bombing one another but thats par for the course there even in the Congo some of the noise has died down and in this country and this election year Democrats and Republicans havent begun calling each other names yet President Kennedy is al most fully occupied with the return o f Congress French President Charles de Gaulle never is con templating the problem of Alger ia West German Chancellor Kon rad Adenauer figuring that si lence is the better part of wis The Presicknt will not get th standby authority he wants to cu taxes as a possible antirecessio weapon Actually this proposa probably will notbe considered But Kennedy will get the la be wants authorizing retraining workers thrown out of their job by automation He probably will get new fed erab aid for college classroom construction and student scholar ships His bill to put federal mon ey into construction and teache pay at the elementary and nig school level fell by the waysid last year and it will not be re vived On further reduction of import duties seen by the President a necessary to continued econdmf advance Congress already i sharply divided A rough tougl fight is ahead The outcome is in doubt As for medical for th aged to be financed through ugher Social Security taxes Democratic leaders support request but admit privately thej lave not figured yet how to ge his bill out of committee They have not given up hope Kennedy wants a new tax in centive for business to modernize lants and equipment The House Ways Means committee has RU his first on its schedule with win dom at least temporarily is that the President wil T ing to see what Kennedy and Pre mier Khrushchev work out on Berlin British Prime Minister Harold Macmiilan who had made a hbit of being inconspicuous is indulging his hcbit Mao Tzetung vthe real boss of Red China is as usual Jetting others do his talking for him and theyre riot much and Khrushchev himself most of the time a kind of inter national Fourth of July including the rockets is as quiet as a Sun day morning Khrushchev in fact at this mo ment is the No 1 globalmystery Why has this man who kept 1961 jittery with talk andtension about Berlin and creating a new status for the East German Communists been so quiet now for months He has been increasingly quiet on Berliri in fact since last au tumn when the Communists built a wall to seal off East Berlin Its almost as if after the wall went up Khrushchev had said to East German Communist boss Ul bricht You got enough to keep you quiet awhile so you please shut up Listing this catalogue of quiet udes is like writing a memo shoved into a bottle and tossed into the sea for future genera tions to find and wonder at on how for some strange and un known reason the world for a brief time in the early part of get something like what he wants Revisions also may include with holding of taxes on dividends and interest and tighter curbs on business expense accounts As another antirecession weap on Kennedy asked for standby authority to speed up spending on big public works projects This is the kind of request that tends to raise doubts in congressmens minds On civil rights the President did not ask much and will not get anything although committees fnay act His proposal for crea tion of a new Cabinetlevel hous ing agency which has civil rights overtones may have trouble Francois Sagan weds Minnesotan DEAUV1LLE France UPI Francois Sagan 25 who won literary acclaim while still a teenager was secretly married Monday to a 31yearold Minne sota sculptor Robert James Westhoff it was disclosed Fri day The young writer whose real lame is Quoirez was divorced from her first husband publish er Guy Schoeller 20 years her senior last June Westhoff who works in ce ramics settled for the life of a young intellectual in Pans after pearance But this seems unreal and un natural and in a few days per haps in a few weeks the world should return to normal stint four years ago He and Miss Sagan are reported plan ning to take a trip to Minne apolis his hometown next year MEET THE is Mother Henry for teacher and thirdclass engineer certifi cate holder who supervises a hardhanded crew of construction workers in the building of a new dormi tory at Ducheane College an Omaha school for girls Of the crew she heads Mother Henry says a very very friendly group who bring their children to meet her Of Mother Henry the men say she knows N ews m a i FROM OURWIRE SERVICES Berlin talks resumed MOSCOWrUS Ambassador Llewellyn Thomp son with new Instructions from Washington con ferred for three hours with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko about JBerlin The ambassador when he came out of the session was asked how the talk went and replied I cant say a thing Iowa Day at Worlds Fair Gov Norman Erhe reported that the geattle Worlds Fair has confirmed next May 12 as Iowa Day at the 1962 expositionErbe said he and his family have been invited to be guests of the State of Washingtons World Fair Commission tor special ceremonies honoring Iowa on that day Cool reaction to tax cut plan WASHINGTON Kennedys request for standby powers to cut income taxes in a reces sion got a chilltbfrigid reaction from key congres sional leadersSome House Ways and Means Com mittee Democrats indicated they had no plans to take up the measure which would involve a of up to 25 per cent in first bracket rates during a re cession Australia will CANBERRA Australia Prime Minister Rob ert G Menzies warned that Australia would fight to protect East New Guineashould Indonesia expand its ambitions heyond Dutchheld West New Guinea injured just thousands dead LIMA Peru AP Rescue lanes Hew into theAndes Valley f Huaylas 200 miles north of ima Friday where 3000 to 4000 3ersons are feared dead under an valanche of ice snow rock and mud The disaster virtually wiped ut two villages and 14 settle ments in eight minutes Before darkness Thursday 50 odies had been recovered A octor back from the stricken rea said rescuers would have ttle to d but recover the dead are no injured Only two planes were able to y into Caraz about 20 miles orth of the disaster area before ense fog and bad weather set n Thursday But Friday morning anes began a shuttle lo carry nurses medicines od and clothing for victims of ednesdays tragedy The exact number of dead may ever be known Roberto Thorn dike chairman of the Peruvian Red Cross said initial estimates by representatives in the area put the number of missing at 2300 US Ambassador James Loeb who flew over the area reported estimates of 4000 missing and presumed dead The village of Ranrahirca and 450 of its 500 people were buried under a mass of muck a mile wide and nowhere less than 12 feet deep The village of Huarascucho said to have a larger population than Ranrahirca also was reported to have disappeared under the huge slide Officials said 14 smaller set tlements were destroyed and that none of the residents of seven of them had found alive More than 7000 persons lived in the ranching and mining valley 9000 feet up with the snowtopped peaks of the Cordillera Blarica looking down on them et Alltime nicjh in revenue million surplus seen FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Presiden Kennedys new budget will fore cast tax revenues of billio in fiscal 1963 and propose abou billion of spending in formed sources said Friday This would leave a million enoug to permit any significant reduc tion of the national debt bu sufficient to uphold the Pres dents pledge of a balance budget The budget the President plan for operating the govern ment in the year starting nex July 1 went to the printers Fr day after much juggling Th President will send It to Con gress next Thursday The revenue figure would fa an alltime high The spending would be a peacetime high opped only by the World Wa II budgets of 1944 and 1945 The surplus if it is realized would be the first in three year and the second in six years Whether the President spending and revenue estimate axe proven correct IS month from now will depend in part 01 Congress and the economy Administration officials sail the revenue prediction wa based on optimistic assumptions about business and corporat profits Ifthis years busines pickup is not as strong as Ken nedys advisers expect tax tol lections may fall below tb Presidents mark In budget the Presiden wfll ask Congress to raise posta rates by a penny a letter and continue present corporator and excise taxes except for the 10 per cent tax on passenger fares Congress Js expected to enac these proposals but it could modify them iDay Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees be low normal Saturday through next Wednesday Normal lows are from 5 to 10 above north and 10 to 15 south Normal highs are from 25 to 30 north to the lower 30s south A warming trend will continue through the weekend turning colder Monday or Tuesday Precipitation will be light averaging less than 10 of an inch in snow flurries the first part of the North Iowa Mostly casional snow through Satur day Colder Friday night lows 10 to 18 Highs Saturday low er 20s owa Mostly cloudy through Saturday occasional snow northeast and north Snow likely beginning west late Sat urday Colder northeast Fri day night lows 10 northeast to 25 southwest Highs Saturday in 20s Further likely Sunday little tempera ture change Minnesota Light snow warm er Highs Saturday in high 20s GlobeGazette Weather Data p to 8 am Friday Maximum 24 Minimum 7 At 8 am 24 Precipitation snow Sunrise Sunset EAR AGO Maximum 35 Minimum 22 DEBBIE SUE AND FRIEND AP borrowed dime President laugh He borrows dime for fund drive WASHINGTON UPI Presi dent Kennedy a millionaire bor rowed a dime Friday to help pro mote this years March of Dimes campaign The President posedfor photo graphs in his office with Debbie On the inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Editorials 4 Cub Gazette 5 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 8 Sports 910 Comics 13 Transit Schedule 14 North Iowa News 16 TV Guide Pullout Section RESIGNS POST WASHINGTON UPI The Itate Department announced tie resignation of President Kennedys brother in law tephen E Smith as deputy di ectorof the departments op rations center The White fouser said Smith was in New rork managing family busi ess affairs Lucius D Battle ill be new head of the center hich handles crises Sue Brown 5 Clarkston Wash national poster child for the drive to raise money to Eight crippling diseases A photographer asked Kenned if he would put a dime into March of Dimes coin collector brtiught along with Debbie If I can borrow one from one ofyou gentlemen the President said with a laugh A dime was promptly produced by a public relations man for the March of Dimes foundation The President then Banded the coin to Debbie Sue to drop in the box for him Debbie Sue is afflicted with a Crippling disease known as spina aifida She was born with an open spine and wears braces on both legs The President expert in bounc ing his 4yearolddaughter Caro line held Debbie Sue at his knees as he sat in a chair next to his desk She smiled broadly he gave her a few playful pats and told her she is a very good girl Debbie Sues parents Mr and Mrs Jack C Brown stood several feet away during the proceedings Before the group left the Presi dent added a page to DebbieSues autograph book inscribing it With best wishes for the future No Frigid wave in South Texas crop loss heavy FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES Ice crystals formed in Texas grapefruit gumbo froze on a Louisiana table and the tempera ture fell at Miamis beaches Fri day in the nations weeklong cold wave The death toll across the nation has reached 130 The cold eased a liltie in the west and north even though tem peratures were belowfreezing ev erywhere in the country except on the Florida peninsula anduearUie West Coast But the south till suffered In aching cold which pushed tonear zero below through northern Alabama and Louisiana To make matters worse a storm cent off the Carolina coast spread snow sleet and freezing rain over the southern eastern sea board A half foot of snowpiled up on North Carolina in one of the areas heaviest accumulations in years Temperatures dropped to an alltime low of 10 degrees in the subtropical lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas and an estimated 75 million boxes of oranges and grapefruit froze on trees Water pipes froze and burst by the hundreds Corpus Christi re ported24 Water mains brokeb a gas main regulator at Edinburg m thelowerRio Grande Valley froze and deprived 3300 homes and businesses of gas during the cold night on record Water froze in Galveston Bay for 100 feet from shore State fish experts feared most of the fish were killed Losses to farmers and citrus growers in the valley are a were tragic AgricultureCommission er John White ordered citrus growers to stop for seven days so the damage can he assessed Growers had picked only 25 million boxes on an estimated 10 million box crop when the cold started three days ago Everything is gone except the fence posts one farmer said And I havent checked the fence posts yet The trees themselves may have been lost Before Fridays freeze farm ers had marked off thousands of acres of tomatoes lettuce cauli rlower broccoli carrots cab bage corn and green onions as a total loss Northern Floridahas been hit hard and Friday the cold front started to push into the south ern part of the state which until now has been spared DiSALLE TO RUN COLUMBUS OlnVW Gov Michael V DiSalle announced Friday he has changed his mind about quitting and will be a can didate for a second term SAME DATE estate at stake Defy marriage fitness test SANTA BARBARA Calif AP Kelleys getting mar ed in without aking the marriage fitness ests ordered in bis hereditycon cious fathers will The Air Force lieutenant and is fiancee Susan Miles are will ig but there is considerable oubt the tests will be ready They are yet to be prepared by dentists Well go ahead and get mar ed anyway says Susan 19 the aughter of Mr and Mrs Francis Miles of Rancho Cordova alif Unanswered was the question whether Kenneth 21 will lose mch of his share of his fathers 75000 estate if he marries be re the tests have been formu ted i KELLEY SUSAN Dr Eric Gardner of Syracuse University head of a committee of scientists named to conduct the tests says Kenneth will get a substantial inheritance anyway whether he takes the tests or not vllc 11U1 The trust fund he will getif hejtive breeding lakes the test is a small but in centive reward Exact terms of the bequest have been withheld pending pro bate of the will of Dr Truman Lee Kelley who died May 2 But this much is known Dr Kelley coauthor of the Stanford Achieve ment Tests and a firm believer in selective breeding for humans set up two eugenics trust funds in hiYwill His two sons Kenneth and Ion would share in one of the trusts on the basis of their scores in mentalphysicalcharacter tests to be taken by them and their brides The other trust was to finance an educational campaign to im prover the human race by selec   

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