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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 7, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North lotas Daily Newspaper Edited for ClTYGtOBE VOL 102 The news paper Associated Press and United Press International Full Wires that makes at North Iowans MASON CItY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 7 1962 neighbors 10c acopyThis Paper Consists of Kouv SectionsSection HOME EDITION No 29 storm engulfs East Another crop of spacemen No place for woman By JOSEPH L MYLER WASHINGTON7 UPI The next crop of US astronauts probably will resemble the cur rent seven pretty closely ex cept that they may include civilian as well as military test pilots The new group may even in clude a middleaged scientist or two a spokesman for the national aeronautics and space administration NASA said Specifications for the oncom ing group of space trainees have not been definitely settled But an official said there is no indication that the US manned space flight program is about to become coeducational This is not because NASA dislikes or doubts the ability of women Some of its most responsible officials and scien tists are women But the tenta tive specifications for lunar astronauts are such that a this juncture in the evolution o civilization onlymales happen to be qualified The original seven Mercury astronauts are expected to carry the space pro gr a m through the nekt several or bttal flights and into the Gemin project eallirig for the launching of twoman spacecraft in 1963 64 After Gemini will come the program for launching three man Apollo spacecraft into even longer flights culminating be fore 1970 in a trip to the moon and back NASA administrator James E Webb has said an announce ment will be forthcoming in about three weeks on recruiting additional astronauts The original astronauts had to be under 40 when they were selected graduate test pilots with at least 1500hours of fly ing experience possessors of a degree in engineering or science and under six feet in height The tentative Apollo specifi cations do not mention an age limitr It was explained thai performance reaction under acceleration and physical ex aminations rather than fixed chronological age determine a persons fitness for space flight An official added that it might be desirable to have a scientist aboard for the first lunar land ings Dr Harold C Urey of the University of California has said a competent hard rock geologist would be worth more than any amount of scientific instruments on the moon It might be a space official said that a scientist eligible for the trip by reason of physical fitness might be well past 40 Webb has said a distinguished scientist whose name he would not disclose already has peti tioned for a place on the first threeman Apollo crew to visit the moon The tentative Apollo specifi cations are just as stringent as those for the Mercury pro gram According to NASA o ficials there are not any women so far who can meet them The general qualifications are Apollo commanderpilot An engineering or science degree two years experience in exper imental or developmental test flying 3000 hours flying time including 1500 in jet aircraft Navigatorcopilot A n en gineering or science degree experience in experimental or developmental test flying2 000 hours flying time includ ing 1000 injets Systems manager An engi neering or science degree1 500 hours flying time prefer ably as a pilot although the same amount of experience as a navigator or flight engineer would be acceptable and ex perience in propulsion systems Like the Mercury astronauts the Apollo spacemen must be under six feet in height THE ASSOCIATE PRESS The remnants of a killer storm shorn of snow and freezing rair but strong in battering winds anc inundating tides continued to lash the populous Northeast Wednes day The storm by far the areas worst of a waning winter was born of systems thatconverged from the west and south anc hurtled up the Eastern seaboard Tuesday piling up to three feet of snow in some inland areas anc flooding vast coastal areas At least 23 deaths were at tributed to the storm At least that many more were missing and hundreds had been evacu ated Damage was expected to run into the millions of dollars Winds at 4050 mph with high er guests continued to pounc the area north from Virginia into central New England through most of the day Tides running 3 to 5 feet above normal promised little relief for the coastal areas flooded at the height of the storm Tides ac counted for a lions share of the deaths At Dover Del five children members of the John A Waters as they started to flee the flooded shoreline of Delaware Bay A sixth child was missing and presumed drowned Two New Jersey couples were washed away and declared miss ing Tuesday night when a Coast Guard amphibious vessel evacu ating them was smothered by a 10foot wave near Beach Haven Inlet Three other evacuees and two Coast Guard men managed to hang on were other known storm dead in New Jersey Maryland New York and North Carolina through drownings1 electrocutions from fallen wires highway ac cidents and heart failures City NJ and Ocean City Md two famed shore re sorts were completely cut off from the mainland at theheight of the storm when winds reached 75 and 20foot waves poured ashore Part of the famed Steel Pier at Atlantic City was torn away and 2000 feet of boardwalk was destroyed at New Jerseys As bury Park Mpnmouth County NJ with much of its eastern section blitzed in the word of one of ficial was declared a disaster area A state of emergency was declared at Brick Township in New Jersey and police used ichool buses garbage trucks and other vehicles to evacuate 22 people and three dogs along sub merged Route 35 SAME DATE ON THE The US destroyer eac Haven N J after it broke its tow line off Beach Haven N J and was blown Photofax Monsspr T ashore The destroyer was being towed Haven N T B6rCh from Ne York to Philadelphia when it N J after it broke its tow hne ran into violent storm that lashed much of the Atlantic coast Picks Byrne to FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES DUBUQUEPope John XXIII has named Bishop James J Byrne Boise Idaho to be arch bishop of Dubuque the Most Rev Egidio Vagnozzi apostolic dele gate to the United States an nounced Wednesday No date was set for the in stallation The archbishopelect was or dained June 3 1933 and was ap pointed auxiliary bishop of St May 10 1947 He was transferred to Boise June 16 1956 and now becomes the ninth spir tual leader of the Archdiocese of Dubuque He succeeds Leo Binz who was installed last week as archbishop of St Paul Minn BishopByrne 53 is a native of St Paul where his mother still resides He attended Cath olic grade schools Cretin Miii ary Academy Nazareth Hall preparatory Seminary and the St Paul Seminary He also studied at the Univer ity of Minnesota and spent four years at the University of Lou vain in Belgium Bishop Byrnes first assign ment was a curate at Mendota a BJSHOP BYRNE St Paul suburb He later was a professor at St Thomas College in St Paul from 193745 and dean of students from 194145 He also taught part time at St Cath erines College for women and at the seminary HILLTOP MEMORIAL FOR This is a general view of a hilltop at Wellington New Zealand where Prime Minister Keith J Holyoake will unveil a Memorial Sunday to Rear Adm Rich ard E Byrd one of Americas foremost explorers The memorial represents an Antarctic tent triangle at left facing south toward Antarctica A bust of Byrd and plaques recording his feats will be placed in the tents south wall North Iowa Increasing cloudi ness windy and not so cold Wednesday night lows near 20 Light snow and windy with some blowing snow Thursday highs in mid 20s Iowa Cloudy and windy with snow and blowing snow west Wednesday night and over state Thursday Chance of heavy snow with much drift ing and blowing snow north west and extreme west Thurs day Not so cold Wednesday night lows in the 20s Highs Thursday 2530 Further out cloudy with oc casional snow flurries and turning colder Friday FiveDay fowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees below normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal highs are from the upper 30s northeast to the middle 40s southwest Normal lows are from near 20 in the north to the middle 20s in the south Cold Thursday and Fri day a little warmer over the weekend but colder again by Monday Precipitation will average 15 to 35 of an inch in snow Wednesday night and Thursday and again about Monday Minnesota Mostly cloudy snow in south Highs Thurs day around 30 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 a m Wednesday Maximum 22 Minimum i Sunrise Sunset On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 10IM2 Clear Lake News1617 Sports 1920 North Iowa News 24 Latest Markets 28 Mason City News 2829 Comics 32 Transit Schedule 34 Sen Millers mother dies in Nebraska GRAND ISLAND Neb W Mrs Forrest Miller 71 of Wood River mother of US Sen Jack R Miller RIa died Wednes day in a Grand Island hospital Funeral services and burial will be Saturday at Wood River Be sides Sen Miller she is sur vived by her husband and two sisters Mrs Alice Langan Grand Island and Mrs Gladys Kelley Denver Another space success Sun to be studied CAPE CANAVERAL Fla W solar observatory satellite was fired into orbit Wednesday to learn how solar radiation in fluences the weather and other conditions on earth and how great a threat it is Unmanned space flight The satellite nicknamed OSO for orbiting solar observatory was packed with instruments to give scientists their first clear look at basic mysteries of the sun The 458pound OSO payload roared away from the spaceport More snow on the way for lowans Temperatures continued to mount across Iowa Wednesday but the weatherman said more snow is on the wayJust how much he isnt saying but it could be heavy in places The Weather Bureau said that snow shouldmove into western I o w a Wednesday night and spread across the state Thurs day It said there will be blow ing and drifting snow and the chance of heavy snow in the northwest and extreme west The fall should be lighter in other areasand southern Iowa will have rain Colder air will accompany the expected storm across the state Clear skies Tuesday night permitted temperatures to drop to nearzero at some places in northern and western Iowa But cloudinesskept readings in the 20s elsewhere Loses another son in accident MONTICELLO Miss UPI Griffith buried another son Wednesday Alpha Griffith 25 was killed Monday whenja tractor he was driving overturned and crushed him Another of sons was killed in an automobile wreck and two other sons died in a fire Griffith also lost his wife in an automobiletrain col lision One son and five daughters remain STITCH IN TIME SHEBOYGAN Wis Maud Hunt of Sheboygan has taken out a hospital and sur gical policy So She is nearly 101 years it is the first insurance policy she has ever owned N ews in a utsheli FROM OUR WIRESERVICES Final round EVIAN Fra nee France and the Algerian rebels launched a final round of peace talks and pledged there would be no going back on a draft ceasefire pact already agreed on between them Russ wont budge LONDON High Communist diplom a t s hinted strongly that Pre m i e r Khrushchev is sending Foreign Minis ter Andrei Gromyko to Geneva with instructions to push for a short vir tually controlfree nu clear test ban treaty Russia they said has no intention of b u d gin g from its opposition to a system of onsite con trols demanded by the West Compromise OKd WASHINGTON HouseSenate conferees agreed on a compromise bill tightening federal controls over employe welfare and pension funds affecting an esti mated190 million Ameri can workers and their families Innocent piea NEW Tru man Bidwell former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange pleaded innocent to charges of evading 908 in personal income taxes for 195657 at a m CST aboard i ThorDelta rocket All three stages ignited as planned and propelled the craft into orbit about 350 miles above the earth at 17000 an hour looks great has locked on to the sun in the first go and is sending back in ormation like crazy scientists announced The 458pound moonler is the first of a new series of satel lites designed to find a way to forecast radiation storms in space Scientists believe the ex periments will point a way for Doping with radiation in space hat threatens mans flight to he moon and planets Scientists hoped OSO1 which ost more than million to aunch would remain alive xr at least six months The sun is the source of high ntensity radiation that whips through space The satellite is the first of a roup the federal space agency lans to launch during the next LI period covering one full sun spot cycle Scientists said the lengthy study should produce a method or predicting solar flares These eruptions on the face the sun would make manned flight through space a lethal proposition on the average of one day out of 45 and would make a flight to the moon dur ing four or five other days of this period an extremely dan gerous undertaking r Scientists saidthe problem of space radiation would have to be met by providing heavy shielding for astronalits or by finding a reliable means for forecasting solar flares several days in advance The 13 experiments aboard OSO1 were designed to keep an almost constant eye on the sun The satellite also carried a small tape recorder to mem orize information during 90 minutes of the 95 minutes it was expected to take OSO1 to circle the globe once CARRIER MISHAP NORFOLK Va UPI One man was killed and 12 others injured Tuesday when a re straining cable on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Forrestal snapped during a bomber land ing and whipped into a group of sailors Powers case proves Big business takes romance out of spying By JAMES MARLOW WASHINGTON AP Francis Gary Powers case takes romance out of spying like knocking the air out of a parachute that hit ground and gives it a big bus iness look Its big business for the CIA Americas superspy organization which spends perhaps SI billion a year although the exact amount is hidden from all but a few people in government And it was good business for the short trim 32yearold Pow ers himself who was paid U2 PILOT Francis Gary Powers holds a model of his U2 plane brought down dur ing a flight over the Soviet Union in I960 just before his appearance before a jam packed hearing of the Senate Armed Forces committee a year by the CIA for becoming a specialist in flying U2 spy planes after quitting the Air Force He sounded far more like a technician than an espionage agent Tuesday in his first public appearance since he was brought down in his U2 plane over Russia in 1960 Before the Senates Armed Services Committee in a jam packed room he talked matter offactly and without drama about his Moscow trial and how he got loose from a plane disintegrating 12 miles high over Russia Even the report the CIA issued clearing Powers of any failure to carry out his job sounded like a letter to the stockholders from a bank board after checking on one of its cashiers It said he had followed instruc tions and lived up to his contract and therefore was entitled to the money due him It has been esti mated hell get in salary which piled up for him while he was in a Soviet prison From the moment of his re lease until he appeared before the committee the CIA had kept Powers out of circulation and ex amined him on every detail of his disaster The committee hearing might
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