Wednesday, February 7, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home The VOL 100 ITY GLOBEGAZETTE newspaper H a r makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION 7c a CopyThis Paper counts of Four SectionsSection Ono No 101 coal Is British crown in I danger Royalty costs pretty pence By ALVIN J STEINKOPF LONDON ffi Queen Eliza beth II has started the llth year of her reign and many Britons are wondering out loud if the British throne is as secure as it appears The queen herself is personal ly above reproach Most comment on the 10th anniversary is that she has done very well in an era be coming more democratic and too technological to be impressed by pomp as in former times But there are complaints that the royal family costs too much Some publications demand that the family give up some of its feudal privileges There fs nof the slightest hint of any antimonarchist movement Some members of Parliament are engaged in soulsearching about the throne And the student mag azine Isis of Oxford University asked Is the royal family really necessary At 35 Queen Elizabeth is still a glamorous person The stately spectacle she makes when she rides in her coach to open Parlia ment still makes many Britons tingle Her personal popularity is great Hersubjects appJaud ber mother of ICAL FOR KENNE Photofax Mrs during their visit to a ma model Banner on accordions and harmonicas nedys arrived by plane at Osaka from Tokyo Feathers fly in stockpile probe as a hardworking three children Comment on the anniversary for the most part is temperate but frank The Daily Mail recalled that when King George VI died on Feb 6 1952 and his elder daugh ter was recalledfrom Africa on the first stage of a Jtour Briiairi expected that her accession would usher in another Elizabethan era of enterprise and adven ture Things havent been quite like that however the Mail ob served Since 1952 the monarchy has become mystical less remote and The Mail said Prince Philip the queens husband has been a vigorous worker a modern man to who has done something democratize the institution The royal family has been brought more into touch with or dinary life and that is no bad thing But it has been subjected to increasing criticism and that may be no bad thing either There was substance in the disapproval voice when Princess Margaret left her very young baby to go on holiday because this is the sort of thing ordinary people do not do j Looking back over these lOJ years no valid criticism can be leveled at the queen herself She has performed her duty to her people with quiet unchang ing devotion and undiminished grace She has taken a few steps down from a lofty pedestal with out losing anything of dignity or queeniiness A Labor party member of Par liament Richard March wrote in the magazine Time and Tide that The idea that an entire family should be maintained in almost feudal luxury by the nation is anachronistic The wealth of the royal fam iiy is the product not of their own property but represents the ac cumulated taxes that the nation has had to forego he added The questionis whether in the midtwentieth century the mon arch is able to give value for this money Another contributor to Time and Tide estimated the cost of main taining the royal family at two million pounds million a year There were doubts in many quarters as to whether Lord Snow don Princess Margarets hus band should have taken a job on the newspaper Sunday Times Many approved but some pointed out that the Sunday Times is a Conservative newspaper and that his association with it might in volve the royal family in politics There have been complaints that the queen gives inadequate support to cultural activities and that her tastes in art music and the theater are on the popular side WASHINGTON AP Demo crats hinted broadly Wednesday hey believe they have found the fuse for some political explosions against the Republicans in the forthcoming stockpiling inquiry Sen Hubert H Humphrey of Minnesota told an informal news conference Tuesday he expects some interesting revelations whebacommUtee headed by Sen Stuart Symington inquires into what President Kennedy calls the excessive storage of strategic materials While Humphrey would not elab orate it was learned from other sources the Democrats expect some high figures of the Eisen hower administration to be illum inated in an unfavorable political light by disclosures before the Symington committee It was emphasized that prelim inary investigations have dis closed no illegalities But there was said to be ample evidence of what Kennedy said could prove to be unconscionable profits As an example a senator who didnt want to be quoted by name said he had been informed that agreements had been made un der which processing plants had been built and accelerated depre elation granted A high nrice set rthv lowa Partly cloudy to elation granted A high price set on the product to finance its pro duction was not reduced after the plant had been fuDy depreciated for tax purposes some Demo the inquiry will cut both ways politicaiiy They say the blame for the failure of the government to get lower prices and its purchase of excessive amountsof materialswill fall oh members of both parties They note that the program got its firstimpetus under the Tru man administration with which Symington was associated as sec retary of the Air Force chairman of the National Security Resources Board and Reconstruction Fi nance Corp administrator In one aspect of the stockpiling matter the General Services Ad ministration said Tuesday it had sold 34 million pounds of feathers from storage since October 1960 This announcement came after Sen John J Williams RDel had let it be known he had asked GSA for a report on whether it had sold two million pounds of deter iorated feathers which Congress had authorized it to dis pose of last September News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES US gets use of island has given the United States permissionto use Christmas Island in the Central Pa cific to conduct atmospheric nuclear tests if Presi dent Kennedy decides to resume such experiments Informed sources also said theUnited States agreed to let theBritish use U S facilities in Nevada to con duct underground nuclear tests wants dollars matched Sen Bourke B Hickenldoper RIowa said Congress should require that U S pur chases of United Nations bonds be matched dollar fordollar by other countries The senate GOP Policy chairman gave his view as the foreign relations com mittee called U N Ambassador Adlai Stevenson to testify on President Kennedys request to buy up to half of the million bond issue Network denies violence order WASHINGTON An American Broadcasting Co spokesman denied that the network ever ordered sex or violence injected into its Untouchables se ries Romney delays decision DETROIT George Romney told American Motors Corp stockholders they would have to wait until Saturday to find out if he will run for governor of Michigan Stee contract readied PITTSBURGH Proposals for a 1962 steel in dustry contract were laid before the Wage Policy Committee of the United Steeiworkers Union for final review and approval cloudy and warmer Wednes day night lows 1015 Consid r erable cloudiness and by tne mine W German toll could reach 185 Known dead now 59 SAARBRUECKEN Germany giant explosion ripped through a coal mine Wednesday killing 59 and leaving 124 more trapped in cavedin tunnels An other 85 miners were injured in one of the worst mine disasters in German history Authorities said more than 200 workers the big Saarland Lui senthal mine hitherto famed for its safety records had been res cued or managed to escape They expressed fears that most of those still trapped are dead The explosion came about 9 am at a depth of 1500 feet in the socalled Alsbach layer of the mine at nearby Voelklingen There was an unexplained Hash of flame in the main mine shaft and firedamp ignited with oblit erating force the Saars State Mining Office said Men were hurled against tunnel walls and killed Some died under he crumbling tunnel ceilings Others perished in the flames One miner came out of the smoking mine telling of being nurled against a tunnel wall by the concussion wave of the ex plosion Rescue workers by the Kun dreds including some US sol diers stationed in Germany reach er Thursday highs near 20 jE11 niau Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudj ported on several levels warmer Wednesday n i g H t back cloudiness warmer Thursday highs near 20 north to 40 south Further outlook Vari ablecloudiness Friday with no important temperature change Sowidespreadwas ttie force o blast that caveins were re the o agdlilot LIlc lows 1525 C s i d e r able walls of the pit by a huge air cloudiness ar ffrncciira maim j will average 3 to 6 degrees a b o v e normal Thursday through nextMonday Normal highs are from 28 to 35 and normal lows from 10 to 18 de grees It will be warmer Thursdayand colder Saturday or Sunday Precipitation will average 25 to 50 of an inch in rain or snow about Friday and again Sunday or Monday Minnesota Variable cloudiness warmer Highs Thursday in 20s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 7 Minimum if At 8 aim 5 Precipitation 1V4 snow Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 30 Minimum i Train rams auto Vjnton man killed VINTON Kaiser 64 Vinton was fatally injured Tuesday when his stalied auto was rammed by a freight train at a crossing here fourth level were young kids learning the mining trade Many were trapped by falling debris and hundreds of rescue workers including elements of the US Army in Germany struggled to reach them About 50 miners were just about to descend into the mine wheif the explosion occurred Many fled in panic but returned later to help with rescue operations At the muddy rainsoaked ap proach to the mine about 2000 persons including many young women stood with anxious faces Rescue workers descended into the various shafts every few min utes while others returned They can only stay below a short time one official ex plained The fires are out but SAME DATE196144 Safely Department Figures While Flag Means No Traffic Dealh in Past 24 Hours pressure wave said a young miner who escaped A huge 100yard long sheet of Rame shot from the second level to the fourth down the main shaft he said When it hit the fourth level there was a gigantic A SKI BRAKES TO AVOID ROMP v photofax Wants public industry to own space network WASHINGTON ffrmfsuch T Shares day to charter a hule cornoratinn SUch A While these shales day to charter a huge corporation shares to be sold to the pub lie and communications build and run a worldwide spac network for radio television an telephone More than billion in firs class voting stock in the Com munications would be made available to th public and communications car riers at not less than a share Other secondary share could be purchased only by com janies in the communications Field The corporation would be de signed to make a Iowa Gityans in Pause for Peace7 IOWA CITY 53minute Pause for Peace was conducted n Iowa City Wednesday The peace pause started on chedule at 10 am with observ nces held in churches at coffees and in University of Iowa class rooms arid auditoriums Businessactivity downtown was noticeably slowed One book store closed during the observance The university radio station WSUI carried on a 53minute pro thereis still some gas below i gram which it said drew numer Returning with black smeared ous favorable telephone comments clothes rescue crews now and from residents of this town of 30 then brought a stretcher with a dead or injured miner Air Force debunks reports saucer all WASHINGTON They might have been birds balloons hoaxes or unusual sky but not spacecraft from other planets That is the word from the Air Force Wednesday after 15 years of investigating flying saucer reports It said there was no evidence that any of the 7369 unidentified flying objects checked on were spaceships swooping in from distant plan els RACE BARS LOWERED MEMPHIS Tenn This deep south river city took an other major step in desegrega tion Tuesday when 29 eating facilities were integrated quiet ly and without trouble Big Values Big Savings CITYWIDE DOLLAR DAYS Thursday Friday Saturday February 8910 oc e elephone and telegraph compawould be eligibkHoc mes and to other authorized orthe payoff might be a gamzations foreign and domesticlcoming The satellites as relay stations Government officials warned in space would open innumerable the initial costs of a channels for international mmmucommunications system wutb spanning telecasts be Estimates of le W letter to the speaker of the from million and it and Uie president of the Senate is unlikely to become a The letter accompanied proposed venture in less than a decade egislation the Communications Just when the space network that rejected communication rms or open to all comers Kennedy urged Wednesday that oth the public and the cpmmuni ations carriers be let in on the eal Last July he announced he as in favor of private ownership The proposal called for the is On the inside Editorials page 4 Clear Lake News 1415 Society News 212223 Sports 2526 Latest Markets 38 Mason City News 3839 North Iowa News 41 Comics 43 Transit Schedufe 46 launched Some private compa nies had testified they could do the job by 1963 Welsh said how ever these companies have changed their tune and now are speaking of 1965 As forerunners of the program the United States planned to put four communications satellites in orbit this year If Kennedys proposal should be approved the government would handle the corporations satellite iaunchings the corporation would pay for thespace vehicles and other expenses involved Kennedy included a number of provisions designed to guard against domination by any one stockholder persons After it is all over a telegram signed by an estimated 1200 per sons will be sent to President Ken nedy informing him of this com munitys demonstration in favor of peace Mayor Dorr Hudson set the pause for peace observance at 53 minutes to signify the bil lion being asked by Kennedy in his defense budget Continue work of Tom Dooley Laos requests VIENTIANE Laos resentatives of the Dr Tom Doo ley Foundation Inc announced today they have been invited by the royal government to resume the late jungle doctors work at Ban Houei Sai in north Laos Dr Verne E Chaney executive field director of the foundation and Dr Carl M Wiedermann said Medico the organization which supported Dooley closed the project last October Dooley who died of cancer in January 1961 built hospitals in Muong Sing 25 miles northwest of Nam Tha which is now under attack by the Communist Pathct T lrt Lao and at Ban Houei Sai farther tf Kerr 42 an unemployed chet FBI agents of the Thai border arrested Kerr and accused him of kidnaping the bov I i i i i of the Thai border Both hospitals now have no medical personnel because Lao tians trained by Dooley have drifted away said SEES PHOTO OP RECOVERED SON Bonnie Troupe a Chicago waitress sees AP Wirephoto of son James Thomas Troupe 4 in Pittsburgh with G Kerr 42 an unemployed chef FBI agents t wt1 VJL II J in an effort to force the boys mother to marry hini He took the lad Jan 26 the FBI said and wentto De troit Cleveland and then Pittsburgh Kerr is held in bond