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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 31, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for newspaper that ITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 100 Miller has a look at first year Iowa sbibh was Busy By HUNT WASHINGTON AP Sen Jack IMjiler tiIowa moving infr his second year in Congress sai he feels the Senate should show more independencein its actions Practically anything the exec utive department asked for was by the Senate the las session Miller said in an inter little early to saj whether this will continue r in 1962 However I think it would be a healthy thing if the Senate re asserted its independence The 45yearold Miller said in dependence by the legisla t i v branch is vital to preservation o this nations balance of powers system of government But to Miller the comparative lack of independence on the par of a majority of Senate member with respect to the executive de partment was fhe most surprising thing in his first year of office Such independence of action Miller said made its appearance primarily in the House I did perceive a little tighten ing up on the part of the Senate when the House took the leader ship in this independence he said Miller said he also was sur prised at the lack of solidarity on the part of Southern senators On inatters of civil rights Miller said they usually present a solid front but on everything else theres practically an even split Miller a tax attorney from Sioux served oneVterm in the Iowa House 195556 and then was elected to the State Senate 195760 v before defeating two termDemocratic Gov Herscbel Loveless for a4ixyear US Sen ate term It has reinforced mybelief that themethods of operation of the United StatesSenate are not a lot unlike those found in the Iowa Statg Senate he said I was morethan pleased Jby the warmth and cordiality of other members of the Senate both parties which is not a lot unlike that extended to senators by their colleagues Miller said he has run into very few what you would call prima Congress adding They are hard working dedi cated people and they like to be treated as such What about Senates estab lished seniority system through which new members work their makes atl North low a its neighbors MASON CITY IOWAWEDNESDAY JANUARY 31 HOME EDITION 7c I CowTWa Paper Consist iTwo OM way up the ladder to committee chairmanships according to years FAMED HIGH WIRE ACT This is the famed Wallendena aerial act as the seven members began their fatal act as parfrof the Shrine Circus at Detroit One lost his balance and fell throwing the others off balance CONFUSION ALOFT of lendena act cling for after four others fell rwo members of the group were killed and two others TmnvoH injured Property revaluation ordered for counties i n i i I Cubas Red reg i me is US victory shallow PUNTA DEL ESTE Uruguay Angl ican nations unanimously condemned Cubas Commu mst regime Wednesday but the United States coul muster only the necessary twothirds majority for the vote directing the speedy expulsion of Prime Ministei Fidel Castros regime from the councils of the inter American family The biggest and most powerful nations in Latin America jar red the United States by refusing to vote for the expulsion with out delay of the Castro government from the Organization o American States and its various agencies The vote was 141 will Cuba voting no and the goskn bloc of Brazil Argentina Chile Mexico Bqlivia and JScuado abstaining The consensus at this hemis pheric foreign confer ence was that thesix nations had Speed freedom African nations LAGOS Nigeria La gos summit conference of 20 African nations has called for freeing of all dependent terri tories at the earliest possible date r Without setting a target date he group decided to take con rete and immediate measures o boycott economically and dip omatically all foreign powers which do not cooperate This was announced Wednes day in communiques reporting on resolutions unanimously ap proved during the five day meeting which ended Tuesday On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 101112 Sports 1718 Latest Markets 20 Mason City News 2021 North Iowa Clear Lzke News 2627 Comics 28 Transit Schedule 30 Tragedy at a circus two aerialists killed of service I that are unfortunate about it Miller said but when you look for other systems they also would have minus factors which are pretty serious too Both parties use such a system Miller said but suggested that perhaps it could be a little more vibrant through wider use ofa waiver procedure Miller said Seriate Democrats seem to have a knack of using waivers so that every new mem ber gets on at least one commit tee of his choice The degree to which waivers are used hesaid could vary in this fashion At a time when the United States is facing the gravest de cisions in historyit might be a little more used than in times of peace and harmony Or at times when a party is trying to stage a comeback the degree to which a waiver is used could also be greater than when it merely is trying to preserve the balance of power But Miller observed New members have to be good soldiers and wait their turns for promotion Miller a lowhandicap golfer fisherman and said he set Congress as a personal goal for himself back in 1939 How about political labels describe myself as both conservative and liberal Miller quickly replied depending on the issue and I think my legis lative record in Iowa will demon strate that Y Im not a middle of the reader either I feel there are some issues where you should be on the right side of the road and others where you should be on the left DETROIT members of the famed Wallendas family aerial troupe were killed and a injured Tuesday third critically night when the executing a dizzyingpyramid act ona circus high wire A crowd of 7000 children and adults looked on in horror as three members of the troupe plunged to the concrete floor oi the State Fairgrounds Coliseum during an evening performance of I the Shrine circus in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES wont be questioned v v Court Judge Alfred J Cilella has ruled there will be no questioning now of a 13yearbld boy about his alleged confession he caused the Our Lady of the Angels school fire which killed 95 persons here Dec 1 1958 Attorneys for the boy objected that city police and fire department arson investigators were going to question him To fight tax critical injuries in the fall He was taken to Highland Park General Hospital where his condition was said to be poor Also injured was Karl Wallenda 57 who man aged to stay on the wire but suf fered internal injuries Schepp leadman in the seven member pyramid was a refugee fromEast Germany He had been in the United States only four months WASHINGTON One of the most effective lob bying groups in the nation prepared to fight the ad ministrations plans VJM i tax savings arid loan associa tions and mutual savings banks more than 000 a year The administration won an early victory when and Means committee tenta tively approved a compromise plan for taxing income of the associations and the mutuals v1 State Depi reviews speeches WASHINGTON A Pentagon official who re views speeches testified that the State Department calls the tune when military experts propose to make speeches on world commtmismWillis D Lawrence told a Senate subcommittee the idea is to keep mil itary spokesmen from conflicting with administra tion foreign policy or advocating changes Go to aid of missionaries LEOPOLDVILLE Congo An armed column 01 Malayan troops and scout cars is penetrating deep into terrorstricken Kivu Province to assure the safety of 12 Americans at a Protestant mission Four other members troupe battled to hang of on the the swaying high wire and did not fall Dieter Schepp 23 making his first appearance with the famed aerial act and Richard Faugh han 29 only American member of the German troupe were killed in the fall Mario Wallenda 22 suffered given the Kennedy administra tions LatinAmerican policy a severe blow The six contended that there presently exists no legal basis for expulsion1 of an OAS member and wanted to de lay until such a legal basis coulc be created by amendment of the OAS treaty The blow was softened some what when the United States La tinAmerican allies solidly adopt ringing declaration that Cu bas MarxistLeninist governmen is incompatible with the inter American system and Cuba alignmentwith the Soviet bta breaks hemispheric unity The foreign ministers with the exception of Cuba also lined up unanimously with the Unitec States on three other resolutions that provided 1 The most stinging denuncia ion of Communist intrusion in the Western world ever adopted by any interAmerican body 2 The expulsion of Cuba from he InterAmerican Defense Board Thi s was little more than formality since the Castro gov ernment has been barred from he boards sensitive deliberations or the last 10 months 3 A ringing endorsement of Kennedys Alliance for Progress program The Lathi Americans called the program he foundation for their nations economic and social development on a selfhelp basis and the best weapon with which to combat communism and Castroite influ ences An embargo onarms trade be tween Cuba and the OAS mem bers was carried 161with Cuba voting no arid Brazil Chile Ecua dor and Bolivia abstaining The resolution also directs the OAS Council to study the possibility of extending the embargo to other articles especially those consid ered of strategic importance McCone gets OK for 01A post WASHINGTON UPI The Senate overwhelmingly ap proved Republican John A Mc Cone to head the Central Intel ligence Agency rejecting woman member of the pyramid with the six men also was in juredwhen she jumped into a makeshift safety net and was thrown out onto the concrete floor Jana was saved from possible death when she was caught by fellow performers as she fell past the wire Herman Wallenda 60 Karl Wal lenda 57 and Gunther Wallenda 42 the other members of the py ramid managed to grab the wire when the pyramid broke apart The four younger men formed the base of a pyramid with their feet on the high wire Karl and Herman Wallenda were standing on long rods which ran along the younger mens shoulders Miss Schepp was seated on a chair on a rod on the older mens shoul ders Suddenly the pyramid col apsed Herman Karl and Gun ther Wallenda managed to stay on the wire and grab Miss Schepp PICKETS OUT HERE 2 Harry Barnette left and Bill Peterson of Local 7290 picket Northwestern Bell telephone Company offices in Mason City after going on strike The walkout by Communications Work ers of America members is directed against Western Electric Company manufacturing arm of the Bell lirm Phone worfcers picketing here Nineteen telephone nstallers working in theNorth western BeUTplepfione Building n Mason City walked off the job at Wednesday Picket lines wereset up two hours later service will not be iffected however according to Stanley Reynolds Northwestern Bell manager Supervisory per onnel will be able to handlethe vork he said The local walkout was part of a similar demonstration through ut the state by Western Elec ric Co a wageSdis wte The company said in New York the workers struck illegally director of he Communications Workers of installers union also walkout was unauthor taerica aid the zed Silver is heading a union team egotiating a new contract with Western Electric Walkouts occurred also at Des Hoines Waterloo Clinton Red 3ak and Spencer with 157 instal ers involved Most are i installing the new direct long istance dialing system In Des aroines Steve Watson chief linion steward for Iowa of the fivestate Local Union 7290 said the Iowa workers went on strike because they felt the com panys final offer on transfers and living costs is not sufficient Watson said it was likely that workers in other states also would walk off the job He said the membership of Local 7290 which includes workers in Iowa Minnesota North Dakota South Dakota and Nebraska had au thorized a strike a week ago by a 6tol margin The negotiations in New York are centered on economic is sues under a wage reopening clause in the existing contract Western Electric is the manu facturing arm of the Bell tele phone system and officials said a nationwide strike could idle 350000 telephoneworkers The Western Electric install ers handle such installations as switchboards Automatic dial Mason City is excluded Outside firm to be hired Cities and towns in Cerro Gordo County except Mason City face a possible tax increase because of a revaluation order by the State Tax Commission Farmlands may be included later Also included in the commis sion order in North Iowa wora Hancock County lands and build ings on farms of more than 10 acres and cities and towns only in Winnpshiek County The commission Wednesday di rected 31 counties to begin re valuation of their property for taxation purposes The reassess ment is to be completed by Jan 1 1964 according to the order The new valuations therefore would apply for the first time to taxes paid in 1965 The order specifies that prop erty ia all cities and towns in Cerro Gordo County excluding Mason City is to be reassessed Howard Jackson county asses sor said he had been informed personally while in Des Moines Monday that the suburban areas adjoining Mason City and Clear Lake also are to be inducted This would involve Central Heights Winhebago Heights the residences on the northeast fringe of Mason City and Clear Lakes west and south shore areas The intention generally is to increasevaluations in those areas crease Jackson said would result Any in in such systems and microwave facili ties property paying a larger per centage of the county and state tax load The order involving Cerro Gordo County will require the hiring of an outside professional appraisal firm to revalue the property included said Jackson He added that he expects farmlands in the county to be included in a supplemental order later Some valuations will be up and some down for farms Jackson expects Purpose of the revaluation is o correct inequalities which have arisen since the apprais als were made by the J M Cleminshaw Co in 1949 Action by the State Tax Com mission Wednesday follows res Farm plan not to hike prices WASHINGTON UPI Presi business holdings Presid ent Kennedys nomination of the 60 yearold wealthy Californian to be director of the secret CIA was confirmed by a 7112 roll call vote POOR SPORT REIMS France UB was jealous because he baked better croissants than I did said baker Robert Jactat when asked in court to explain why he had spread tacks in front of a rivals store Jactat was fined 600 for common sense ABCD farm program built around abundance bal ance conservation and develop the proposed program probably SAME f f VlWrfUlV ent Kennedy asked Congress would haveno immediate effect on retail food pricesBut he ion ment The President put no price tag on his proposals but adminis tration officials claimed they would cut government costs im prove farm income and keep consumer prices fair and stable In a 4000word message to Congress Kennedy asked for thestrictest production controls in history for feed grains wheat and dairy products in order to reduce surpluses He also asked for new acreage controls on cot ton His program he said is as common sense as ABCD In a statement accompanying the message Agriculture Secre tary OrviUe L Freeman said the program would reduce the cost of price supports to about billion by 1967 A cut of ceded there could be increases later in meat and poultry prices Kennedy said consumers al ready have benefited greatly from growing farm productivity in the form of low prices We spend less than 20 per cent of our income on food he said the western European spends between 30 and per cent of his income on food and the Rus sian uses 60 per cent Other proposals Kennedy made in his message A massive program to con vert excess farmland to such uses as recreation areas A program of rural renewal and education to help rural citi zens prepare for nonfarm jobs aid small farmers in consolida ion and enlargement and at tract industry to ailing farm areas Expanded use of agricultural abundance particularly through he Food for Peace program cinding of an order lastfall that the entire countybe reap praised except for Mason City Jackson noted He pointed out that the Cleminshaw firm last year completed revaluation of property in Floyd and Winne hago counties and Worth Coun ty has recently signed a con tract with the same firm about billion over the PreSCnlhd A jfood stamp plan to help needy An administration source saidjpersons here and abroad North Iowa Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday night lows 1015 Mostly cloudy and turning colder Thursday highs Iowa Partly cloudy and warm er Wednesday night and Thursday Lows Wednesday night 20s west to 1015 east Highs Thursday 40s southwest to the 30s northeast Turning colder again Thursday eve ning Futher cloudy slightly warmer Frj day Minnesota Variable cloudiness somewhat warmer Highs Thursday GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum g Minimum 4 At 8 am g Sunrise Sunset 5 24   

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