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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the Horn VOL 100 The newspaper that Associated Prew United Press InternatlonaJ Full Wires GLOBE makes all North lowqns MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 27W2 HOME EDITION Spacecraft set to scan moon neighbors Te a CopyjThb Paper Consils ofTwo 6u No H Portrait of US extremist Rockwell is Nazis boss By LOUIS CASSELS ARLINGTON Va UPl x visited George Lincoln Rockwell by appointment I found him in a threestory frame building which ispainted yellow and be ginning to peelIt stands on a bare and bleak lot across the street from weedgrown vacant lot The signs at the doorways American Nazi Party head quarters Trespassers will be prosecuted or shot It used to be a onefamily house The living room is dec orated with a big picture of Hitler American and Nazi flags on stands and a huge wallsize Swastika There are acouple of card tables and some sagging sofas Seven storm troopers stood around the room keeping an eye on us They were all young in the late teens or early 20s They wore brown shirts and trousers Some had paratroop boots One Iowa Cloudy with occasional snow north partly cloudy south Sunday Not as cold west and north Saturday night and in extreme southwest Sunday Lows Saturday night 5 fcbove northeast to 15 south west Little change Monday North Iowa Mostly cloudy through Sunday occasional light snow with no important temperature changes Lows Saturday night 510 above highs Sunday in upper teens GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 35 Minimum o At 8 am i Sunrise Sunset S19 YEAR AGO Maximum g Minimum 13 Ranger not to impact as planned Speed is wore a pistol in a wasnt it ridiculous holster It was just Rockwell had on an officers khaki shirt without insignia brown tiebrown pants He smoked a big cigar throughout the interview I asked him how many mem bers he has in his party It is not a mass organization Were trying to form an elite group Weve thrown out 10 times as many people as we have Okay but how many do you have Locally about 50 members Do youA have chapters or units elsewhere Yes we have fine organiza tions in Chicago Los Angeles New New Orleans Boston and quite a few other places How many Nazis all told Altogether Jd say 500 to 600 are under our discipline whether they openly use the name Nazis or not Do you have any ties other right wing groups N with ews in a utshell From Oar Wire Serried Fiery deaths VOLTAEEDONDA Brazil Seventeen per sons were killed and eight others injured in a steel mill here when a big crane dropped 70 tons of white ftot steel on them Algiers threats ALGIERS Europe an shopkeepers threat ened new strikes to pro test downtown police barricades set up to cur tail the daily violence Terror bombings shoot ing andjynchings took 18 more lives and result ed in 25 persons injured excessive GOLDSTONE TRACKING STA TION Calif camera carrying Ranger 3 spacecraft fired toward the mdon Friday from Florida was headed instead for open space Saturday but may still get valuable pictures of the lunar surface Scientists at this desert track ing station commanded the space craft by radio Saturday to in crease speed and to adjust its course slightly It was hoped these adjustments would put the Ranger in position to begin photo graphing the previously unphoto graped left side of the moon late Sunday morning The Ranger is expected to miss the moon by about 25000 miles but project officials say useful photographs may be obtained at this distance Scientists said it wpuld be hours before they would know the effect of their radio commands on the vehicle The speed was increased so that the Ranger will cross the moons orbital path while in Goldstones fine of sight Goldstone is the only tracking station capable of issuing commands to the wayward space We are on our own The John Birch Society is a bunch of panty waists What are the aims and purposes of your party To provide a forceful yet legal opposition to the Communist party and racemixing Do you advocate extermination of Jews No We advocate sending traitors to the gas chambers About 80 per cent of adult Jews are Communists or which means they are traitors But we would killthem for being traitors not for beingJews Whats Negroes your policy toward When we come to power well appropriate billion to build a modern industrial nation in Africa and offer to every Negro family to migrate there No one would be forced to return but Negroes who stayed here be rigidly on reservations Rockwells pro nunciation of Negro rhymes with Rockwell volunteered the in formation that he is working closely with Elija Muhammed leader of the Black Muslim sect which also advocates a sep arate nation for Negroes He calls Muhammed one of the greatest leaders n the world Where do you get funds to finance your movements UWhat funds We live like rats That at least is true Rockwell who is 43 is himself in marital troubles He has been married twice and has seven children three by his first wife and four by his second He was divorced from his first wife while stationed in Iceland during the Korean War as a Navy Commander He married the daughter of a prominent Icelandic family She has left him and returned to Iceland 5050 deal CBSTV president Frank Stanton has said he is willing to meet the gov ernment halfway to as sure stations some con trol over what the net works give them Stan ton emphasized through out four days of hearings that he believed full gov ernment regulation was undesirable v Calculated risk Acting Secretary of State George Ball told an audience of congressional aides that the U S took a calculated policy risk in the Congo which is paying off ship out of orbit and boost it up to escape velocity 24500 miles per hour heading it toward the craft The change of speed and direc tion was achieved fay igniting a small midcourse rocket engine aboard mai neuver command was given Ran ger 3 was 100393 statute miles from earth and its speed 541B miles per hour It had been losing speed gradually because of the earths gravitational pull At time of launch the moon was 236924 miles from the earth While there are no official figures agood estimate of the direct line distance Ranger 3 was intended to fly would be in the neighborhood of 239200 miles It traveled for eight minutes after launch in an orbital path at about 300 miles per minute It took off into deep space from a 115 mile high orbit The Rangers was fired into or bit around the earth Friday from this rocket base Then were restarted to yank the moon A heavy cloud cover in the launching area Saturday forced the United States to postpone for at least 24 hours an attempt to rocket astronaut John H Glenn Jr into roundtheworld orbit The launching was called off for down approached auneh Heavy cloud cover moves in Orbit shot postp HAPP PAWA5nDAT TMI J Hi Photofax are in the shot CANAVERAL Fla AP 40yearold Marine lieu tenant colonel anxiously waited out the countdown while sealed in his cramped twoton spacecraft atop a towering Atlas missile A statement from the National Aeronautics and Space Adminis tration said the attempt was post poned due to heavy overcast in the area The pilot John H Glenn Jr will be removed from The delay could be more since weather forecasts are riot optimistic Glenn was quickly taken dow from the rocket and returned t his special ready room quar ters in Hangar S about four mile from the launching pad There was no immediate com ment from Glenn on the postpone ment He had left Hangar a 345a m after finalphysical examination and breakfast H entered the capsule at 412 am moon Blunt reply The Unit ed States and Britain told Russia in blunt terms that further sep arate negotiations on a nuclear v testban treaty are useless because of the Soviet attitude on the critical inspection is sue DOUG IS 82 NEW YORK CBGeneral of the Army Douglas MacArthur reached his 82nd year an age he said when every new birthday is something of a triumph 5 The rocket engines gave the moon ship top great a shove which meant it would reach its intended rendezvous point with moon 11 to 16 hours before the moon got there The craft carried panels of so lar cells extended like wings to capture the sunslight and con vert it into electric power In its nose it carried a moonquake re corder i Scientists would have liked lowland this onthe moon for 30 days of reports on meteor ite impacts and possibletremors in the moons mass This is out now Iowa again gets cold light snow Iowas thawing weather of the past few days abruptly ended Sat urday as temperatures dropped to near zero again And it Vasnt expected to warm up much Saturday with highs ranging from 10 to 20 In contrast high readings Fri day varied from 40 at Council Bluffs to 31 at Spencer LeMars had the apparent state low of 1 below during the night US easing its stand on Castro PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguy CAP The United States ap peared to give ground slightly in hard bargaining Saturday over how and when to oust Prime Mm ister Fidel Castros Cuba from interAmerican family councils Signs pointed to a delay ofa least 60 days in removing the Havana regime from the agencies of the Organization of American States Obviously weary Secretary of State Dean Rusk met until after midnight with representatives of the sevennation goslow bloc and the 13 hardline foreign ministers at the hemispheric conference He went back at it again Satur day first with the representatives of Argentina Brazil Chile arid Co lumbia and then with Mexico Venezuela Guatemala Uruguay and Peru was reported standing the US demand for swift ouster of Cuba from OAS bodies and was said to be even more adamant than Brazil who has been leading the softline bloc until now But according to sources in the US delegation chances are the United States will emerge with enough votes to get much it has been seeking This would include a ban on arms trade with but with none of the other eco nomic sanctions the United States SAME Safely Department Figures BUck Means Death in Past 21 Mason City had zero and Spencer and Waterloo 1 above Davenport was the wannest with an over night low of 16 Cloudiness should increase over the state Saturday night and there is a chance of some scattered light snow along the northern border Lows will be from 5 to 15 above The snow is expected to contin ue in the extreme north and spread into the northeast part of thestate Sunday tias and a formula for removing Castros Cuba from OAS probably by a delayed action Hope was expressed that an agreement would be reached by Sunday in time to shape up a final declaration for a series of votes paragraph by paragraph and formal signature of the docu ment some time Monday In moving into the lead of the goslow bloc Mexico argued there for a scheduled 630 launching oae STEADY AND CALM If Lt Col John Glenn was n was nervous before entering his space capsule he Didnt show it Here he flashes a smile through his helmet J11 passes Photographers on his way to 1 OCKGL ft nothing in charter permitting either suspension or expulsion of Cuba and insisted on appointment of an interAmerican committee to work out the steps IOWAN KILLED VAN Des Moines truck driver Willis A Gibson 57 was killed near here Friday night when bis truck hit a tree Spent 8 days in woods now he wants the CLARE Mich AP Tony Wedel was set Saturday to collect from his wife Sandra and 14 friends who bet he couldnt make it alone in the woods eight days and nights The 33yearold 195pound Wedal went into the woods a week ago Friday at 1 pm and set up a campsite on Lake Beebe 10 miles northeast of here in a wil derness area His only supplies were what he could carry on his back threequarters of a mile from the nearest road Wedels tent was isolated Fri day by a freezing rain and fog that made roads too slippery for anybody to reach him and grounded the plane of a friend who has been making daily checks on him But everybody in this central Michigan community of 2500 fig ured that if Wedal could survive the nearzero weather and snow storms earlier this week he un doubtedly survived the sleet and thaw Earlier this week Wedal sent out word he was spending most of his time chopping wood to keep warm But he was able to catch a few fish to supplement his diet of dehydrated foods Mrs Wedal had joined in the bet just in fun She figured he would back out of his boast that an indoors man like himself coufd conquer the wilderness Two minor problems delaye the launch past the schedule time and white technicians correcting one of them the clouds moved over the Cape and com pletely obscured what had bee clear skies earlier T r J Jhepostponement thwarted fo af least a day Americas effor to hurl a man into orbit to mate the feat accomplished last yea Mrs Glenn disappointed by the delay ARLINGTON Va Johi f Glenn Jr was reported dis appointed but looking forward t the next shot after the schedule orbital flight of her husband wa called off Saturday Mrs Glenn and the couples tw eenage children along with som neighbors and their pastor re mained inside the Glenns house a pretty brick rambler on a vooded hillside in Arlington FordJEastman a representative ofjhe National Aeronautics and Ipace Administration came out ide the house to the front porch vhere TV cameras newsmen ant photographers were clustered as oon as word of the postponemen vas received She doesnt tormake a iiiarvK t tatement of Mrs Glenn He said the children didn1 ay anything but they were dis Ppointed too Asked to describe the feeling nsidei the house he said thai could see the family was ense and there was some let down He said Mrs Glenn howeel disappointment She was up at5 am await ng her husbands scheduled flight around the earth Astronaut Glenn called her riday night from Cape Canav about 11 pm a little later han his usual call and he apol ogized for being late He said to pack for long trip today a friend of he Glenns reported At New Concord Ohio rlenns parents expressed re ef admitting they had plenty of butterflies in their tomachs At Palm where e is visiting his convalescing ather President Kennedy said e was disappointed but added Therell be another day On the Inside Editorials page 4 The Surveyor 5 uhurch Features 67 Mason City News 89 Latest Marketsv 9 10 1112 Comics 15 by the Russian cosmonauts Gher man Titov and Yuri Gagarin Two US astronauts Alan B Shepard and Virgil I Grissom were rocketed on two 15minute suborbital flights in 1961 Both these Jaunches also were delayed Society News each for three days Thepostponement was the fifth for Glenns flight Originally scheduled for last Dec 20 when officials felt there was a chance of achieving manned orbit in it was put off until Jan 16 when pressure began mounting on the launch crews Then technical problems with the Atlas and capsule caused three subsequent short delays The postponement was a bitter disappointment to the hundreds of technicians engineers and scien tists involved in the project Also disappointed were more than 600 newsmen here from the United States and 15 foreign na tions to cover the historic firing crowds who gathered on the beaches near the Cape and per haps millions more across the na tion who were watching on tele vision when the shot vfas called off A recovery fleet of 24 ships and 60 planes strung out across the Atlantic Ocean from the Cape to he west coast of Africa will re main on station until the launch ng is tried again Minutes after the postponement vas announced technicians began lumping the volatile liquid oxygen rom the Atlas fuel tanks Great louds of steam rose from the iase of the rocket as the fuel oured out Glenn was reported in good pirits throughout his futile Avait He rested easily and his breathing vas normal At the time the shot was called ff the count stood at 20 minutes The rugged astro aut was awakened at 2 am He shaved and ate a earty poached eggs teak caffeinfree coffee orange uice toast and jelly After donning his silver space uit he strode out of his quarters raved cheerily to newsmen out de If he was nervous in the an historic and dangerous mis pn he gave no outward sign of as he rode in a van to the aunch site went up in an ele ator and climbed into the cap ule Only the weather went wrong The Atlas booster the world ide tracking network the re covery forces were all ready for ie first American to be commit d to orbital flight Friday Glenn watched another tlas perform flawlessly as it urled a Ranger 3 spacecraft on flight to the vicinity of the moon Whenever the shot is tried again the astronaut will orbit the earth three times if the rocket can be fired by am A de lay past 10 am would cut his J faov am North low News 20 mission to one orbit   

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