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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             Daily Newspaper Edited for ti LOBE VOL 102 ii The newspaper i i Associated Prew and United Press InternationalI Full Wires that makes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 12 19tt I HOME EDITION n e i g h b o r s 7c a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection may reject summit talks bid One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE I13W pm Sun pm Sun am pm ThiiM Iowa Cltjr 810 am Sat Why Brazil finds itself on hot seat TF i HAVE A LITTLE MORE interest in the land south of Panama than the average Amer I suspect I probably because just 20 years ago I was taking part in a Car negiesponsored factfinding mis sion through South America Its been almost a game with me to watch the political and economic developments in the various countries down there and check them against the forecasts contained in my re ports two decades ago Some days I feel like a major prophet and on other days I feel like a bum Our party consisted of a doz en men drawn mostly from colleges rand universities and chosen because of some very spefii al WmpeteneevThere was one other newspaper man Wil liam H Hessler of theCincinnati Inquirer arid two representa tives of farm magazines It took no special gift of prophecy to see thatArgentina was asking for a fullflowered dictator There had been a peri od of extended indecision and vacillation in the government Four men were vying for pow er There was a president in name and an acting president and a couple of politicos waiting for their chance to swoop down Just where Juan Perbn was in those days I cant say He was But date in June studied Nikita finds cool response WASHINGTON AP Soviet Premier Khrushchev has proposed an 18nation summit conference on disarmament to meet in Gen eva in little more than a month The West seemed certain to turn down the proposal though a later summit session seems a definite possibility The Soviet news agency Tass announced Khrushchevs plan Monday The proposal was con tained in a letter to President Kennedy delivered at the State Department Sunday morning In the letter Khrushchev pro posed that the 18nation disarma ment to be gin March 14 in work at the summit level It was understood that the ses ifined to the disarmament uuovu uvi a am of principles conservationist died of a heart agreed to by the United States ailment in Iowa Methodist Hospiand the Soviet Union at the United Nations last September He won the Pulitzer prize for what stand the United States his cartoons in 1924 and again in and its allies and perhaps a num ber of nonaligned countries will He was named the nations best take in response to the Khrush cartoonist in 1934 to ajpoll of the chev proposal will be determined n urgent consultations expectet ing courted ardently by both the y o e central powers and the western cartoonist to take an allies aided by the United States e ne aes which had not yet been drawn Survey in Washington DC into the war A young man DING DARLING Ding Darling tartoonist dies at 85 DES MOINES AP J N Darling 85twotime Pulit zer winning cartoonist for the Des Moines Register died Monday He had been in tune Darling The Weather owa Cloudy considerable fog and scattered light freezing drizzle through early Tuesday Cooler Monday night lows in the 3Qs Highs Tuesday in the iveDay Iowa Temperatures from Monday night through will average 8 to 10 degrees aboye normal with minor day to day changes Normal highs near 30 in north to near 40 south Normal lows near 10 north to near 20 south Precipitation w i 11 average about onefourth inch occur ring mostly after midweek Minnesota Cloudy little tern perature change Freezing drizzle Highs Tuesday in mid 30s GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum a nationally single known based nations editors by Editor and Publisher magazine Darling a cartoonist for the to begin immediately The White House and State De jartment declined any immediate Register from 1906 until he rePartment declined any immediate tifedin 1949 was honorarv life comment as word of the reported tireaMn 1949 was honorary president of the National Wildlife newKhrusbchev maneuver quick lv Pimulateri thrniiPh fanilal Federation Recently he and Walt Disney were appointed cochairmen of National Wildlife Week next month Darling whose middle name Norwood became a millionaire long before the peak of his 48 year active career Starting in 1917 his cartoons an obscure array officer waiting were syndicated in other daily for his chance the situanewspapers by the New York tion was made to measure for Tribune now the New York Her one of his kind The Argentines aid Tribune His work was carried were waiting for a man on a regularly in 130 daily newspapers horse when he came into view In Brazil Vargas was riding high in the saddle He was beoutdoors prompted Darling to cast ly circulated through the capital There appeared to be no likeli hood whatever that Kennedy would agree to a meeting vith Khrushchev and other govern ment chiefs at the outset of the March 14 talks President often has sate here must be adequate advance preparations for a summitcon ierence He told a recent news conference ho did not think a meeting with Khrushchev wouk je advisable under present condi aside job as a armament group can make ress toward translating genera principles of disarmament into Mrs Theodore Kessler thre cnief of us Biological There had been a critical drop countries in line filled pocketbook As has been demonstrated in other countries the big ques tion when you have a dictator named Nelson Rockefeller had m migratory waterfowl popu the assignment of keeping him lation in a cvcle of drought years and the other Latin American and DarJing a rather large ener weu getic man decided to help While in Washington he wangled million in federal funds for wildlife restoration ut JUU nave uiuiaiui Darling fathered the Migratory is Whos going to succeed ird Consewation Commission Survivors include his widow the former Genevieve Pendle ton and two children Dr John P Darling of Tarpon Springs Fla and Mrs Richard B Koss of Des Moines The family said that in ac cordance with Darlings wishes no funeral services will be held here A private burial service will be conducted in Sioux City Dismal weather but at least its on mild side Cloudy skies scattered drizzle and fog covered most of Iowa Monday morning with the dismal weather expected to continue through the night However temperatures re mained mild with lows early Monday ranging from 29 degrees at Council Bluffs to 35 degrees at Davenport The mercury was expected to climb into the 30s in the north and the 40s in the south Monday afternoon Top readings Sunday ranged concrete of action there is reason to believe Ken nedy might be willingto go to summit meeting at a late stag him That question was being asked in Brazil at that time as it is being asked today in India in Egypt in Indonesia yes in France and in Russia In the working out of things the ruling strong man doesnt have much to say about who succeeds him assuming of course that he is permitted to live out his natural lifespan Nehru has shown signs of want ing Krishna Menon in his place but the people of and him even more than the free world generally does r Even though Sukarno has paid the penalty of having nobody trained in the science of govern ment by the Dutch there is no indication that he has had any body in training to step into his shoes as Indonesias govern mental chief Frances De Gaulle has been too preoccupied with other things more press ing to worry much about his successor And that same observation could be made with double force concerning Nikita Khrush chev Within his memory span he has seen a lot of heads roll And at this very moment there are reports out of Moscow which indicate a rough path ahead for the aging Khrushchev his Turn to 2 Please Warmer weather and sunny skies werepredicted for Tuesday with temperatures through Satur day averaging eigh1 to 10 degree above normal subject of on a set tions However if the Geneva dis Globe Gazette up to 8 am Maximum Minimum Precipitation 35 29 weather data 30 18 Trace snow Reint Kessler 53 mi 11 opera tor is asphyxiated RICEVILLE Reint Kessler 53 operator of a portable feet mill for the Riceville Farm Store was found dead here Sun day evening The tru ck was kept in a stal at an unused gas station here Iryin Kessler his brother foun Ranks car parked outside th station and Rank inside the truck in the stall The stall doo was locked The motor turned on and the gas tan empty Kessler died of asphyxiation it was reported It was though be had been there since thi night before According k Mitchell County Sheriff Merlyn Angell the death was accidental Funeral services will be Wed nesday at 1 pm at the Rice ville Methodist Church Tiie Revs T Janet Surdam and Lu ella G Koether officiate Burial will be in Belmond Gem etery with Bradley Chisholm Funeral Home in charge Surviving are his mother sisters Mrs John Elizabeth Gruis Thornton J Mrs Henry Growene Timmerman Eagl Grove Mrs Edmond Sylvia of the negotiations The Geneva Voyna Charles City four broth group is to report to the United ers Ervin Riceville Merleo Nations June 1 The Soviet leader is reported t have told Kennedy that the issue involved in disarmament were fai too serious to be left to bureauvey He was preceded in deat which he made clear by his father two brothers an he meant the foreign ministers a sister Cousin Merle and His Map Leaf Cowboys dance band Riceville Leonard L i m Springs and Raymond Meser News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Romney takes a leave of American Motors Corp gave George Romney a leave of absence to seek nom ination as Republican candidate for governor of Mich igan and gave his post as chairman to Richard E Cross andhis job as president to Roy Abernethy Air corridors are normal military and commercial planes flew the air corridors into West Berlin as usual de spite earlier Russian attempts to reserve parts of two of them for their own use Kennedy reaches Indonesia JAKARTA Indonesia US Atty Gen Rob ert F Kennedy arrived in Indonesia for a sixday visit Before his arrival soldiers scratched off anti American slogans crudely painted along his route into the capital Weather dampens space hopes fronts degrees HCAPE CANAVERAL Fla The worst sea con degrees at Council Bluffs ditions of the winter in the central Atlantic recovery Woiwovi j area cast rloilht on whpfVlPr astrmnniif TrtVin W area cast doubt on whether astronaut John H Glenn Jr will make his scheduled orbital flight on Wednes day But National Aeronautics and Space Administra tion officials made no change in the date in hopes that the conditions might clear by launching time ROSS RAY CARROLL Many debts 5 years for Charles City bank robber FROM ODK WIRE SERVICES SIOUX CITYRoss Ray Carroll 58 of Charles City Monday was sentenced to five years in prison or entering a federally insured jank with intent to rob it Carroll pleaded guilty last Jan 29 to taking 9425 from the Tarmers State Bank at Plain field on Jan 17 He was arrested at his Charle ity home 73 minutes after the robbery The bank money and oaded gun used in the holdu were found in his car CarroD was known as a well respected citizen in his communi y and was the husband of i junior high school English teach er He was sentenced by Federa District Judge Jonn Delehant who rejected a plea by Carroll attorney that Carroll be given a suspended sentence Carroll has been held at th Woodbury County jail on bond o since his arrest Bovd HayesCharles City after hey tola the jMurtthat Carroll who had in troubled be fore was pressed by debts an could not find workbecause of hi v There was only one to get money quick Hayes said pointing outthatin the past 1 years Carroll had been forced t sell his farm a salvage busines and a home near Stunner to satis fydebts MrsCarroll sobbed continuousl throughthe short session Delehant toldCarroll that h the judge was three years his senior We aresubject to huma temptations all of our life th judge said and then added bu life and property were threatene ay the very serious offense Plane crash claims 2nd Iowa woman DES MOINES De Moines women who had twic flown together in the Powde Puff Derby transcontinental ai race were fatally injured Sunda in the crash of a light plane in cornfield southwest of the De Moines Municipal Airport Two other occupants of th plane which wobbled down tw minutes after takeoff from th airport were seriously injured The dead were Mrs Altc Pfantz 45 a veteran pilot an Mrs Marilyn Williams 38 wh was at the controls of the four place Beechcraft Bonanza regis tered to her husband Frank an a supply firm he heads Mrs Pfantz was killed in th crash and Mrs Williams died a Iowa Methodist Hospital about 1 hours later Both women had six years o flying experience Still listed in critical conditio were Mrs Elizabeth Utsler 38 o Indianola Iowa and Mrs Robert W Braught 40 of Des Moines The four were enroute to meeting of women pilots at New ton Iowa On the inside Editorials Page North Iowa News 8 Society News 10IM2 Sports 1314 Latest Markets Mason City News U7 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 19 Transit Schedule20 Reunited with family U2 airman in hiding Barrage of questions WASHINGTON AP Amer an U2 spy pilot Francis Gary owers faces detailed grilling rom US intelligence agents vhen he completes a secret endezvous with his wife Among questions awaiting the ier free after 21 months in a soviet prison are What really appened the morning of May 1 960 when he was downed deep inside the Soviet Union How much did he tell the Russians about his mission Preliminary questioning pre sumably began shortly after the 32yearold pilot crossed a Berlin bridge into American hands Satur day in a twoforone trade for Soviet spy Rudolf I Abel Official sources are not saying Powers is in military or govern A HEALTHY POWERS TJ2 pi6t Powers shows no signs of the rigors of a Soviet prison as for a government photographer at a hideaway somewhere on the East Coast The photo was taken a few hours after his return to this country and a reunion with his wife and parents A new deluge in California LOS ANGELES Southern Californias sixth day of sa uration started spectacularly Monday as cloudbursts opene up on parts of theLos Angeles area creating lakes up to seve feet deep There were flash floods in the Hollywood Hills and a hous at 2934 Beachwood Dr was torn loose from its foundation an pushed into the street Storm drain covers were popping open from excessive pre surein many parts of the A woman at 6456 Deep Del 1 Place in the Hollywood Hills re ported water was rushing through her living room At the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Pacific Coast Monday morning the water was seven feet deep on Vermont Avenue between 88th and 90thstreets in Los Angeles It was overthe rooftops of au tomobiles at some other points Californias storm sewer sys tems are not geared for such heavy downpours Moreithan 20deathshad been attributed to the one of the heaviest in the areas history before Mondays vio lent downpours Nearly 10 inches of rain had fallen in Los Angeles since the storm started last Wednesday Warm temperatures and un usually heavy rain turned some mountain snowpacks the Wests water storage vaults into flood waters over the week end routing hundreds from their homes in Idaho and Wyo ming Gov Robert E Smylie of Ida ho declared a state of emer gency and National Guard Red Cross and civil defense units were called to help There was some flooding in Utah top The melted snow roared down U S Highway 40 at Heber east of Salt Lake City and closed the highway SAME ONLY THE NEWSPAPER so fully protects your right to know Your rights as a citizen are important your rights are protected every your newspaper day by ent custody but ever since he rossed a white line where Com tunist East Germany ends and est Berlin begins a carefully ontrived secrecy has cloaked bis sovements All the White House would say a brief announcement Sunday ras that Powers was home again nd that he had been reunited vith members of his family In a farflung game of hideand sek dogged newsmen tried to nd out for themselves where owers and his wife Barbara ere holding their reunion Vari us leads pointed to Marylands Eastern Shore but the exact meet ng place could not be pinned down The White House declined to say vhat family members Powers but presumably he met also vith his parents Mr and Mrs Oliver W Powers of Norton Va The Central Intelligence Agency was believed to be setting up a ward of inquiry to look fully into he Powers case CIA Director John A McCone will determine the boards composition Another figure in the unprece dented exchange arrived home Juhday James Britt Donovan the New York lawyer who defended Abel in his 1957 espionage trial and then negotiated his deporta ion in a trade for Powers and student Frederic Pryor brought word still another American im prisoned in the Soviet Union may win his freedom Marvin W Vlakinen 22 a student from Ash Durnham Mass is serving an eightyear sentence in Kiev on espionage charges Donovan said I have what 1 selieve to be assurance that if the setter relations contemplated by his exchange should develop the Soviet Union would contemplate extending clemency to MaMnen The White House statement oa Powers said that as previously itated he will be interviewed by appropriate US government of ficials s The United States has said he was a Lockheed test pilot working under a National Aeronautics and Space Administration contract when he was downed in a highaltitude photographic mission 1240 miles inside the Soviet Union It is generally assumed thatthe CIA directed the opera tion One big question is whether the Russians actually shot down his plane at 68000 feetwith a rocket or whether he was forced down by engine trouble Three members of the Senate Armed Services committee said they believed their group should question Powers after security agents had completed interrogat ing him Sen Howard Cannon DNev said he would like to ask Powers about the indoctrination he re ceived on how to act if captured Cannon said he was disappointed in Powers conduct after the U2 was downed Prince Charles has emergency surgery LONDON AP Queen Eliza beth II broke a brief vacation at Windsor Castle Monday to go to the bedside of her son Prince Charles who was rushed to a hos pital during the night for an emer gency appendectomy A hospital bulletin said the 13yearold heir to the throne was comfortable after the operation and his condition was satisfac tory Viet Nam crashes claim more Yanks SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Monday found the burned and scattered wreckage of a Vietnamese military C47 transport plane that apparently carried 10 Americans and two death on a leaflet dropping mission Sunday Bodies of nine men were found with the wreckage in a mountain ous area 80 miles northeast of Saigon Rescue teams assumed the 10th also perished despite a report that parachutes had been seen in the area All the Americans aboard were personnel of US Army and Air Force At least one was assigned to psychological warfare work in South Viet Nam Names were withheld It could not be determined im mediately whether the twoengine plane had crashed or shot down by Communist Viet Cong rebels operating in the area It was the fourth crash in re cent weeks of military aircraft carrying Americans Previous plane casualties were two heli copters destroyed in mopup op erations against the Viet Cong and a twinengine transport which crashed Feb 2 while making a defoliation dry run Defoliation planes spray thickly foilaged areas along roads and railroad tracks to destroy the cover used by the Viet Cong for ambushes   

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