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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 29, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                NorthIowas lily Newspaper Edited for Horn CITY VOL 1M PrM TU newspaper that a li N ortV 1 o wa n s neighbo Wfd FuU wu CITY OWA MONDAY JANUARY V JMnvMKT I7c aCopyTiUs Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection HOME EDITION No 9f One Afdrns inhn A Radio Cornmenfary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO tlSOUt I2j5 fim 5 WO a Tui 930 p m Tkur Clly 910 What lies ahead for railroads BE SOME Changes Made is a tune which seems to have been spe cially designed for our railroads Americans 20 years from now may look at presentday railroad maps and wonder how efficien transportation could have been possible under such a hodge podge setup If our railroad map of the future will show a few large systems in stead of the many we have to day That means a wave o mergers Some have already taken place Others are consid ered Still others are planned Some transportation experts say the biggest reshuffle since the 80s and 90s is m prospect The reason for these proposed mergers is the present financia plight of the roads It should be explained however that such mergers are only one of a num ber of proposals advanced to put railroads back on their feet The fact is that railroad earn Ings have been sliding for many years Right now many of them are reported in bad trouble un less something is done For ex ample in 1957 the combined nei income of the nations rail car riers was million For the firsfnine months of 1961 thai net income was only mil lion about a profit able The industry is caughtin its severest squeeze since the depression days of the 30s Many factors of course arc responsible for this deteriora tion High labor costs expensive modernization increased com petition from other forms of transportation and heavy taxa tion have all figured in it Some students of the situation contend the railroads bear much of the blame for their troubles for having failed toadjusrthem selves soon enough to modern conditions and interna jealousy have been present One of the common complaints of their executives is that rail roads suffer from overregula tion and from what they refer to as a preferential position giv en truckers and airlines If truckers were forced to pay their fair share of the cost of interstate construction rail road spokesmen charge and if airlines were charged for use of federally aided airports and air ways the railroads would be able to compete for both freight and passenger service The plight of the railroads is serious thing one that we cant ignore No matter how good our highway system or how large our trucks this form of transportation can never take the place of railroads In the event of national emer gency requiring quick transport ofheavy goods there could be no substitute for railroads Not to be forgotten is the fact that during World War II the rail road carried 90 per cent of the military traffic and were respon sible for 97 per cent of the or ganized movement of troops Its been apparent for some time that high government of ficials are concerned with the rail problem Just what the remedy should be hasnt crystal lized Several broad suggestions have been advanced One of these as if it compulsory is outright subsidies for the rail roads President Kennedy is expected to send a transportation mes sage to Congress calling for federal aid A commerce depart ment report on national trans portation policy was forwarded to the White House early in November Though not made public it is said to touch on direct subsidies particularly to railroads with heavy commuter traffic Some railroad men are recep tive to subsidies others are not Executives of the eastern roads under greatest financial strain look with favor on the idea Al len J Sreenbough head of the Turn to Page 2 Please BOY ARE WE Trudee AnnADeSer Minneapolis and Renee Stuedemann Clinton iowa smile happily after winning the senior and jun ior championships in the National Majorette contest at St Paul Minn Trudee 16 is the youngest ever to win the senior championship Renee is 12 youngest of the six junior finalists Fritz Kreisler violinist dies NEW YORK is Fritz Kreisler 88 famed concert violinist died in ahospital Monday He died in Harkness Pavilion of ColumbiaPresbyterian Medical Center where he had been a patient since Jan 13 Kreisler retired from the concert stage in 1950 after a career hatspanned 68 years and three generations of music lovers He vas born in Vienna but fell in ove with America during his numerous tours and finally made his home in New York N He became an American cit zen in 1943 As early as 1901 he was rec ognized by critics as supreme among the violinists of out line and as his career ma ured he was loved almost as much for his warm endearing personality as for his mastery of the instrument He was the omposer of such melodius vio in numbers as Caprice Vien noise and Liebesfreud and several light operas of which the most notably successful was Apple Blossoms mf l The violinist is survived by us widow the former Harriet Lies whom he married in 1902 and a nephew Kurt Kreisler Urs Kreisler is seriously ill friends said Private funeral services will be held Thursday at the Church of St John the Eyangehst in Manhattan Kreisler was the son of a Viennese doctor who loved the iolin and played chamber music with his neighbors When ie was four he decided to imi ate his father and fashioned a iolin out of a The mused father soon gave him real instrument K was soon evident that little ritz was a prodigy FRITZ KREISLER Iowa mother dies in fire at home DE SOTO UPI A mother of two young children suffocated Monday when a fire broke out in one room of her home here Mrs Wayne Peters 24 perished n the blaze that ruined the dtchen of the home De Soto is n the extreme southern part of Dallas County Fire Chief Merle Minnichsaid Peters couples two young childrenvbiit his wife was by the smoke She was found lying near the kitchen stove Money shortage to hurt state building D E S MQINES UPI GoV lorman Erbe said Mondaythe ext legislature might be forced o approve a trimmerdown state uildingprogram because ofa hortage ofmoney The governor avoided a definite iatement on the necessity of in reased taxes but admitted that his would be oneof the major ssues in this years election cam aign and thenext session of he legislature Erbe who has not yet an ounced his political plans said unless expenses of the overnment could be reduced it vould be necessary to recom mend a budget above the present 194 million by the last eneral assembly The last legislature took its uilding program money from ie which at that me stood at nilliofl The best estimates now predict vthat a surplus of only to mil lion of thfe current fai erinium June 301963 The trimming of expenditures toward newbuildings would hit hardest at the board of regents which operates the states col leges and universities He said he hoped the board of regents would come in with a longrange plan so that the build ing needs at the University of Iowa Iowa State University and State College of Iowa could be handledin stages This would avoid a large expenditure in any one year the governor said However Erbe admitted that it was difficult to get the legis lature to go along with such a program because of the lawmak ers reluctance fo commit the actions of succeeding legislatures tures American nations OK suspension of Cuba Ranger mission fails Photographs unusable LOS ANGELES Range 3 the moon shot that missed it target by nearly 23000 miles is doomed to spend the rest o eternity in futile acci dental satellite of the sun Of its four objectives million space craft apparently ac complished only one The biggest disappointment was that it missed the moon by 2286 milesThis happened because i was hurled into its trajectory a excessive speed after it was launched Friday from Cape Ca naveral Fla That failure brought on others For one thing the 727pound spao craft was unable to bounce rada signals off the moon And since it did not land its capsule on the moon it was unable to bring it seismometer into play and meas ure moonquakes It also failed to get closeup pic hires of the moon The long range shots it got as it sped past ap parently will be of little value any The one thing Ranger 3 did was collect gamma radiation data These data already are beini analyzed Ranger 3 raced by the moon and into oblivion Sunday after noon beginning to tumble as i went into solar orbit 0nly one o its transmitters was working During periods when that trans mitters antenna was pointed to ward earth scientists were able o pick up the signal and chart Rangers progress An official of Jet Propulsion operated here for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Ranger 3 wil remain in orbit for the duration of the solar systems life The television cameras aboarc Ranger 3 were supposed to oper ate for 40 minutes as the space craft descended slowly toward the moon m its final maneuver Hac the operation gone smoothly the pictures would have shown the moon in detail never before achieved When the camera was turned on Sunday as Ranger 3 sped by he moon the space craft failed o keep its antenna pointed toward earth The signal received at Soldstoue tracking station m the California desert was weaker than t should have been and was masked by noise North a rtl y cloudy through Tuesday Lowest Monday night 20s Lit 1 1 e change in temperature Tues day owa Fair west and south part ly cloudy northeast through Tuesday Warmer southeast and extreme east Monday night low in 20s High Tues day 30s northeast to 40s south west Outlook for Wednesday conditions continuing Minnesota Cloudy colder light snow Highs Tuesday near 30 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 34 13 31 521 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Sunday Jan 28 Maximum is Minimum 2 1 THERES NOBODY BUT utterly alone is 11 yearold Robert Deome Jr only sur vivor of a fire that killed his mother a brother two grandparents and five cousins at Buckland Massv Robert escaped flames by plunging through rear doorand ranVfo neigh bors crying Theyre all gone Theres nobody left but me Boy mentally re tarded looks out window from neigh bors home Later he was taken to Mon son hospital where his father Robert 35 is a patient Lucianos rites prove to be gangland party NAPLES Italy attired friends local businessmen plamclothes police and pretty Ne ipolitan girls packed the church Monday for the funeral of Charles Lucky Luciano the Italian em grant who became a New York vice lord Joe Cockeyed John Raimon di Nick di Marzio and Joe di Giorgio there US Narcot ics Bureau agents spotted them among friends who like Luciano had been deported by the Unitet States to their homeland So Long Pal said the m News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Atest talks break up GENEVA 39monthsTold threepower nuclear test ban talks broke iip in complete mentMonday After a stormy session the 353rd of the deadlocked negotiations from the United States Britain and Russia failed even to agree on how to end the conference Salinger is mum PARIS White House press secretary Pierre Salinger met with his Soviet counterpart but de clined to say whether they discussed an exchange of taped television appearances by President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev A Castro lauds Russia MOSCOW In an interview published in the Communist party paper Pravda and government pa per Izvestia Prime Minister Fidel Castro said his revolution in Cuba never could have survived without Soviet help TV regulation unnecessary WASHINGTON Robert W Sarnoff board chairman of the National Broadcasting Co said gov ernment regulation of networks would be unneces sary unwise and unworkable We cannot accept the premise that the public interest demands the regula tion of networks and that all that remains is to de cide just how they should be regulated said Sarnoff in testimony for the opening of the second week of hearings by the Federal Communications Commis sion Walter to run again WASHINGTON Rep Francis E Walter D Pa announced he had reconsidered and decided to seek a 16th term in the House after receiving a clean bill of health from his physician scription on a floral piece from Joe Adonis former New Jersey gambling king who chose to re turn to Italy in 1956 rather than serve a term in prison Adonis himself could not get to ther church for the funeral Au thorities wont let him leave his little home town of Avelhno 25 miles away without special per mission Lucianos mahogany casket lay in the Roman Catholic church with six breaths on it as the loca pastorsang a Requiem Mass for him A US agent said one of every five persons in church was a plaindothesman either Italian or American Three American agentsrecordedon movie rfilm he faces of everyone who walked In When asked who Luckys mourners were a US agent You cant tell them without a scorecard But Im sure that when the films are developed they will come in very useful if not now in the uturc Flashbulbs popped steadily dur ng the service as they had while he mourners were arriving They didnt seem to bother Lucianos brother Bartolo or Bartolos son Salvatore The two New York ucianos real family no attention But relatives of a 24yearold Neapolitan girl said to lave been a close friend of Luci ano slapped one news photograph er and tried to grab anothers camera Lucianos casket was placed in an ornately carved silverand black funeral carriage with huge iilver lanterns mounted near the doors It was drawn by eight coal black horses Lucianos casket was put inside he cemetery chapel It is to stay here untilthe Lucanias know vhether burial will be in Italy ir if authorities will permit them o take the body back to the United States Action is to be softened Formal pact is prepared PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguay foreign ministers of the American states agreed in principle Monday to suspend Fidel Castros Cuban regime from hemisphere family coun cils A U S delegation source dis closed the breakthrough on this toughest issue of the conference syhich has prolonged its deliber ations here beyond the sched uled closing Monday It came when Argentina and Chile members of the so called soft seven bloc led by Brazil and the majority view on the suspension pro cedure The U S informant speculated that the United States would get 17 to 18 of the 20 available votes for a statement that the Castro regime is unfit to sit in hemisphere councils so long as it embraces the Communist philosophy The Council of the Organization of American States will be instructed by this con ference to decide without de lay just how Cuba can be sus pended Agreeing not to disagree Western Hemisphete foreign min isters reached a general accord that there should be a series of at least six resolutions embodied in a final declaration so that those who wanted to vote against certain aspects could do so Secretary of State Dean Rusk appeared to have achieved limit ed success to this extent Most if not all ofthe 19 Latin American republics judging Cuba agree the Havana regime should be declared incompatible with the American system Most are agreed the government of Prime Minister Fidel Castro should be suspended or expelled from OAS agencies Most are agreed there should be no arms trade between their countries and Cuba They hold Castros representatives should not sit on the InterAmer ican Defense Board and they feel a vigilance committee should be created to keep watch against subversion There were great differences of opinion here on just what all this added up to The United States managed to jet all Mexico vhich voted with Cuba against holding this pro claim collectively that commu nism is had for the hemisphere and that Castroism is incompati le with the InterAmerican sys em if it remains in the embrace if the Soviet bloc Most agree in principle that the astro regime does not belong in OAS agencies The big stumbling lock is how to get Cuba out The bloc of seven goslow na ions led by Brazil and Mexico vanted to toss the issue to the OAS Council in Washington where he matter would come under the OAS charter and not the Rio dc aneiro treaty for interAmerican cfense There is no machinery under he OAS charter by which the ouncil is bound to oust any member from its agencies There s machinery under the Rio treaty Since a mass diplomatic break nth Cuba was ruled out at tha Beginning of this conference little unitive action is envisioned un er the sixpart declaration 27 SAME DATE19S1JI   

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