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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 3, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             I North lowais Daily Newspaper Edited for the VOL 102 The n e ws pa per Associated Press aunj United Press Internationa Full Uase Wires LOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY MARCH 3 1962 neighbors 7c s Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No 5t JFK world backs testing on ll A proper approach to Lent Selfdenial is theme By LOUIS CASSELS United Press International Next Wednesday millions of Christians will observe one of the most important and least popular holy days on the church calendar It is called Ash Wednesday and it marks the beginning of Lent Saints may look forward1 to Lent But the ordinary strug gling sinner is apt to wince at its approach Exercise is en joyed least by those who need it most and Lent is a rigorous spring training season designed to exercise flabby muscles of selfdiscipline and obedience For many the first Lenten ex ercise is a 40day wrestling match with conscience Even in churches which stipulate cer tain minimum rules of fasting and abstinence it is up to each individual to decide what furth er acts of sacrifice and selfde nial he will undertake volun tarily The decision may be made in the spirit of the solemnly irifdrnied his that lie was giving up vegetables for Lent But if conscience wins the wrestling match the rules which a person prescribes for himself during Lent will be based on an honest examination of his own spiritual needs Since every individual is dif ferent the Lenten discipline which precisely suits one may be useless or even harmful to another Giving up vegetables for ex ample might be just the ticket for someone who had developed an obsessive lust for carrots Most people however prob ably will find other appetites swollen by selfindulgence In a society which is greatly con cerned with creature comforts it will be a rare person who cannot pinpoint at least one area in which he needs to bring the gratification of his senses under firmer control of the will Behind Lents emphasis on acts of selfdenial is an ancient Christian intuition that no pleasure is innocent if it be comes so greatly desired that it threatens to usurp Gods place as the object of supreme love and devotion man can serve two mas ters Jesus warned his disci ples The real purpose of dis ciplining bodily appetites dur ing Lent is to free the spirit to acknowledge God as its only In aster Giving up pet pleasures is not however the only kind of Lenten discipline that helps to free the spirit As Jesus pointed out in the parable of the sower the cares of world as well as the pleasures may become a weed that chokes out he seedsof life Pressure tension and har assment are at least as wide spread in modern society as the penchant for selfindulgence And they can be just as deadly to the human spirit The man or woman who is too tired to pray too busy to worship too drained of emotion to respond to an other persons need for love is scarcely closer to the kingdom of God than the less respons ible souls who are preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure For the overworked and over scheduled simplification of life may be the best form of Lenten selfdiscipline Instead of giving up coffee or cigarets they might consider giving up some of the hustle and bustle of the hectic pace that has driven them to de pendence on chemical com forters The purpose is not to make lifeeasier but to make room in for God CLOUDY Iowa Increasing cloudiness Saturday night occasional snow extreme north warmer east portion lows 5 to 10 above zero Cloudy and cold er Sunday with occasional light snow Minnesota Mostly cloudy little But Russia calls it form ofblackmail By THE ASSOCIATEDPKESS U S allies Saturday justified President Ken s move to resume nuclear tests in the atmosphere the Russians said it smacked of blackmail The Soviet news agency Tass predicted Premier Khrushchev would reject Kennedys price for calling off the resumption of tests Russian agreement to an ironclad test ban Tass said the conditions set by the President were strongly reminiscent of blackmail Japan determined foe of all nuclear tests appealed to Ken temperature change Sunday near 30 Highs data the Soviet Union broke the conducted a series of tests GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 15 Minimum 7 Sunrise Sunset 605 YEAR AGO Maximum 48 Minimum 32 Two killed when train falls into frozen lake nedy to reconsider even though nuclear moratorium last fall and tt aciica 01 Kennedys announcement set off a small demonstration by leftist in front of the U S Embassy in Tokyo There was no immediate reac tion from the nonaiigned nations which have declared themselves to be against testing all nuclear weapons under any conditions The British government gave m a tne United States full support stalemate but optimism continNewspapers throughout Western ued Saturday that a strike will viewed the US move as be avoided inevitable as a result of the Negotiators broke off more than two weeks of bargaining ses ATHOL Idaho Northern Pacific crack passenger train highballing througha re mote and frozen stretch of north Idaho derailed in front of a 200foothigh trestle late Friday night spilling the engine into deep lake and scattering pas jsenger cars all oven Kootenai County sheriffs office in Coeur dAlene said the engineer and fireman were feared dead and 29 persons were injured The threeunit diesel engine plunged 200 feet into Granite Lake leaving a hole in the ice Several passenger cars were knocked on their sides halfway down the steep hill leading to the were still stand ing beside the tracks The illfated train was the westbound North Coast Limited enroute from Chicago to Spo Impasse in steel talks PITTSBURGH AP Steel la bor talks have collapsed in a re of inevitable as a result of cent Soviet explosions o The British Foreign Office said sions Friday night but admitted the US decision was necessary in statements they had swapped to insure offers without reaching a middle freedom in L The British statement came a The facts seemed to indicate halfhour after Kennedy an the t vast steel industry and the nounced his decision in a solemn united Steehvorkers Union rep32minute broadcast to the Ameri resentmg some 430000 workers in can people and the world basic steel mills had made ing to nail down afinal deal It was reliably reported ithe in dustry had offered wage and oth er benefits worth 6 to 8 cents an hour but the union held out for a settlement package more in the neighborhood of 10 cents an hour This argued for a faster re sumption of negotiations than the May 1 day mentioned by union President David J McDonald It was also believed likely the gov ernment will prod the parties to ward a quicker gettogether HOPE DfES FRAMINGHAM Mass miles southwest Mrs Ellen Hope Daniels one of the famous 93yearold triplets LEAVE UNIVERSITY named Faith Hope and Charity MIAMI Fla 380 died Friday in a hospital The faculty members and 14000 stuthree sisters whose longevity dents have left the University has interested medical science of Havana in the past three were born in North Brookfield years the exile student publica tion Alma Mater reports Mass and have been widowed for many years News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Red pilot flees China pilot from Red China fleeing Com munist tyranny andmass suffering landed his Russianmade MIG15 jet fighter in northern For mosa and surrendered to the Chinese Nationalists Second Lt Liu ChengShin got a warm welcome and a reward of in gold from the Nationalists Calls for space cooperation PARIS A leading Soviet scientist called the father of the sputniks has appealed for Soviet American space cooperation Such cooperation would not only be useful it is necessary because of the ex pense involved Prof Leonid Sedov told reporters during a party at the French Astronautical Society Glenn gets big sendoff NEWARK N J Astronaut John Glenn re ceived a rousing sendoff fromabout 5000 persons who turned out in 13degree weather at Newark air port to cheer him on his way to a rousing hometown welcome in New Concord Ohio Atest standings 150 to 89 JACKASS FLAT Nev The United States next nuclear explosion will be No 161 compared to 89 by the Soviet Union The Atomic Energy Commis sion has conducted 106 tests at this test thirds of the total of 150 The first test was made at Alamagordo N M on July 16 1945 and 41 were made in the Pacific Young Mussolini weds PREDAPPIO Italy Romano Mussolini jazz playing son of the late fascist dictator Benito Musso lini had to carry his swooning bride from the church to their wedding reception after being mobbed by en thusiastic crowds The jutjawed 33yearold Musso lini himself almost fainted before marrying old Maria Scicolone sister of film star Sophia Loren the the preservation World Members of the were Kpnnpfh i WJM over the afternoon session Still can select own program Last chance7 for farmers By CHARLES W WALK GlobeGazette Farm Editor People who are opposing the administrations proposed farm plan for 19S3 are taking the right to select their own program out of the hands of the farmer Ed win A Jaenke associate admin istrator of the Agric u 11 u r a 1 Stabilization and Conservation Service charged Friday night Speaking to the final session of the second annual North Iowa Agricultural Institute at Hotel Hanford Jaenke said that with the redistricting that is taking place across the country this may be the last chance farmers will have to select their own program who are against this program want to give the choice of selecting a farm program to the city folks Jaenke con tended One reason the administration has proposed a new mandatory farm program rather than try to continue the present which Jaenke called a success no matter how you measure it is because under the present voluntary program noncoopera tors have the ability to nullify production limitations or to part of the gains brought out by produce without restrictions on cooperators production and to accept the The growing and unpredictfarm prices that follow able cost of the voluntary pro j vv VSULxJ gram was another reason the protect the right of producers to administration decided to prochoose farm programs demo pose the new mandatory procratically At the same time it im would protect the government in The approach proposed for its to budget wisely i 11 r t Jinrl in feed grains is one that has been world Friday night He coupled it with ah urgent bid to Soviet leaders toreturn quickly tothe negotiating table join in work ing out a frilly effective treaty to make tests unnecessary It is our hope and prayer Kennedy declared that these grim unwelcome tests will never have to be these dead ly weapons will never have to be our preparations for war will bring us the preservation of peace But he said bluntly that the next and critical move is up to the Kremlin In the last analysis it is the leaders of the Soviet Union who must bear ihe heavy responsibili ty of choosing in the weeks that lie ahead whether we proceed with these steps for arms con proceed with new tests Kennedy said His reluctant but long consid ered decision was made Kennedy said because of gains in nuclear weapons power made by the So viets through a series of more than 40 tests fired last fall after months of secret preparation The Soviets did not gain superiority in nuclear power through those tests Kennedy said but they achieved progressin weapons de velopment which could lead to im portant breakthroughs in some la ter test series I must report to you in all candor the President declared that further Soviet in the absence of further Western prog ress could well provide the So viet Union with a nuclear attack and defense capability so powerful as to encourage aggressive de signs Unless the armsrace can be brought to a stand still with a test ban treaty policed by an in ternational inspection system Kennedy asserted the United States must advance its own weapons development in order to preserve the free worlds ability to deter to survive and to re spond to an allout attack Members of both parties in Congress also were quick to hack the President Kennedy said a careful evalu ation of the Russian test series indicated the Reds were work ing on an antimissile defense This more than anything prompted his decision to give approval to YUS tests along that line The President said the US still holds a commanding lead in small nuclear devices but with regard to larger weapons and an antimissile defense the lead is less definitive Fallout hazards that will come from tests are considered remote and infinitesimal he fri uiiio 13 U11G lllaLlLcLoUCCLle i used for many years in cotton uUy and in the interest tobacco wheat and rice Jaenke said It is this Pro ducers choose in a periodic referendum whether they want price support with thenecessarj A LOSING Flanders of the University of Michigan has come up with a plan which he said would improve quality of education without cost to government or taxpayers The plan Con gress to pass a law prohibit ing attractive intelligent fe males between ages of 20 and 25 from marriage and preg nancy Flanders told a House Education subcommittee that it was too bad his marriage baby ban bill couldnt be passed because in teaching circles we lose the women to the men and the men to in dustry the inside Editorials Page 4 The Surveyor 5 Church Features67 Latest Markets 9 Society News Sports 1112 Clear Lake News 15 Comics Business News 1718 Transit Schedule 18 North Iowa News 20 SAME Clowa Safety Department Figures White Flag aieansSo Traffic Death In Past 34 Hours Its all in his mind y 8yearold spaceman BIACH Califupn An 8yearold boy told his third grade classmates what its like to he an astronaut Mike Donohos teacher Corinne Qrr had her class at Bryant School write a theme on what they would like to be come as though they already were that person Mike son of Mr and Mrs Richard Donoho Long Beach Calif turned in the following composition entitled I Was an Astronaut One day the President sent me a letter It said come to Cape Canaveral I started to the airport 1 got to Cape Canav eral by three planes President was by a big rocket ship He said You must fly to the moon I said at my age I am only 8 years President said Good We need someone at your age mV mother she said Anything for the Low radiation belt safe for space travel WASHINGTON low er radiation belt discovered byi Iowa space scientist Dr James A Van Allen now appears to be no hazard for space travelers The Air Force said Friday a yearlong study based on infor mation obtained from a scientific package aboard what the Air Force referred to as Agena Sat ellite showed the lower Van Al ien belt may no longer be a problem in manned space travel The Air Force said data indi cates the belt is only onehalf as big in the area of major radia tion concentration as originally surmised However the heart of the belt has six times more radiation than previously estimated the Air Force said But since this area is smaller in size than originally thought a space vehicle would pass through it quicker than previously be lieved and thus would be subject to less bombardment by protons the Air Force said The outer Van Allenbelt is still undergoing surveys So three days later I got into my space ship 1 was sent to the moon I set down my space ship I saw a moon man 1 liked him and he liked me We went back to earth I was the worlds best boy type of would and to expand its funds care MIKE DONOHO S SPACEBOY At the afternoon session of the institute Sen Jack Miller assailed the exaggerations of both the supporters and critics of the 1961 federal feed grain program Speaking tomore than 400 area i farmers and industry representatives thlH S i o u x City Republican said claims of a smashing success by program supporters and cries of a billion dollar bust by critics were exaggerations Miller did pointout however that he thought thV supporters of the program generated these exaggerations by their claims of a smashing success If indeed the program has been a smashing success Mil ler continued one naturally wonders why the secretary of agriculture doesnt ask that it be continuedinstead of having the President call for manda tory acreage allotments under a socalled supply manage ment program While the program can hard ly be termed a smashing suc cess neither should it be termed a billion dollar bust Since 1962 will be the last year for the emergency pro gram Miller continued the im portant thing now is where do we go from here Miller called the proposed supply management program of the a d m i n i s t r a t ion an program Either twothirds of the farmers are going to vote for a program with a mandatory acreage allotment which will include price supports or there will be no farm program and no price supports We have learned a great deal from the 1961 program Miller added and before re sorting to a regimented agricul tural program we ought to try to improve the 1961 program first I believe that if a program contains the elements of fair ness if we are willing to pay i adequately for taking good acres out of production if we are will ing to administer the program n a way that will prevent over reaching a voluntary program will work and we wont have to submit our farmers to the choice of loss of freedom or loss of their farms Also on the program of the afternoon session of the institute was a panel of representatives from three major Iowa farm or ganizations They were Oren Lee Staley Rea Mo president of the National Farmers Or ganization Kenneth Schuman president of the Iowa Farmers Union and Kenneth Thatcher secretary of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Schuman supported the ad ministrations 1961 program He said that the programwas suc cessful in meeting its objectives of increased farm income bringing supply into linti with   

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