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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the G VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Ablated United Pms mtemaftonal Full W wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 8 HOME EDITION neighbors 10c a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No 14 Humor of Nixon is apparent Tackles the Kennedy clan By CREIGHTON BOOSTER New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Political ob servers hereabouts whose ears are always to the ground think Richard M Nixon may have come up with an effective new piece of artillery in the Califor nia gubernatorial campaign to run against the whole Ken nedy family Some Democratic strategists think Nixon may make a lot of votes if he exploits the farflung Kennedy family with the deft humor he is displaying in the preliminary campaigning Nixon has had a good sense of hunior but now hes making more of an effort to play it up As a result its win ning him many more friends A private poll taken in Con necticut for welfare secretary Ribicoff is causing frowns among Democratic leaders The official leak on the poll is that U shows Ribicoff 10 points ahead of his prospective opponent for senator next November Repub lican incumbent Prescott Bush But in fact the poll found Dem ocrat Ribicoff is facing a stiff fight is hardly the shooin Dem ocratic National Chairman Bail ey has been claiming The State Department budget people says a figure the neighborhood of covers the costs of travel and accom modations on the roundthe world trip by Atty Gen Robert P Kennedy his wife and two escort officers The figuredoes not take in ceremonial run up by American embassies around the world which havent reported yet v Defense Secretary Robert S McNamara is a cleandesk quickaction decidenowtype of executive It is no surprise therefore that in his first year he has jettisoned about 500 boards and committees which had been studying things for the Pentagon What IS surprising is that there still are about 2500 of them left Military research and develop ment produces some amazing things like Polaris submarine and intercontinental missiles But it is often mundane For ex ample what the Pentagon badly wants right now is a rice paddy shoe The reason Com munist guerrillas in South Viet Nam are inflicting casualties by hiding spikes in the shallow wa ter covering rice paddies The soldier who steps on them in ordinary shoes may be crippled for life Researchers are trying to come quickly with a shoe that will block the spike and yet be comfortable to vear on long marches Charley Daley a 34yearold Californian has been added to Larry OBriens White House staff in a move to strengthen the Presidents liaison with the House of Representatives Daley once worked as a Congressional fellow in Kennedys Senate of fice Here is one sure bet on the politically explosive issue of medical care for the aged the White House will oppose all efforts to bypass the House Ways and Means Committee to get the bill to the floor The Administration is convinced that medical care can be finally passed only if the Ways and Means Committee headed by Rep Wilbur Mills D Ark gives it majority a p pr o v a 1 Chances today About 5050 The Treasury plans to feed hundreds of millions of dollars of government securities into the shortterm market during the coming weeks Selling these bills to investors will bolster sagging short term interest rates deter people from sending their money overseas in search of higher returns The Treasury issues the bills in weekly chunks of million Offerings since the first of the year come to million and prospects are that the volume will climb past the billion mark before the Treasury calls it quits REUNION AT REMAGEN Army SFC Joseph DeLicio 40 center of New Yorks Bronx shakes hands with Willi Ratge 38 in reunion at ruins of Remagen bridge in Remagen Germany DeLicio was awarded a Distinguished Service Cross for helping capture the bridge in World War II 17 years ago Ratge commanded the Nazi defense of the bridge At left is Gerhard Rothe who also fought with the German army in defense of the bridge Both Ratge and Rothe hold silver trays presented to them by DeLicio Production wanted Clash looms on B7Q plan FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON President Kennedy Thursday appeared to be ducking a showdown with Congress on whether the law makers can direct him to move toward production of a 2000 mile an hour bomber Tariffs slashed by 20 US comes out ahead WASHINGTON Unit ed States and 24 other nations have agreed to chop about 20 per cent from tariffs on awide range of automobiles to Scotch whisky And U S officials said America came out ahead 4 to 3 in the deal First reaction to the agree President Kennedy ermed highly advantageous to the United favorable U S automakers generally viewed it as a step in the right direction and a spokesman for the European Common Market said This is a first step toward world liberalization and we musl rejoice about it Most of the reciprocal tariff cuts will involve the United States and Western Europes industrial countries While the reduction on most items will be 20 per cent in a few cases they range up to 26 per cent On the list of major items af fected are new automobiles chemicals drugs electrical anc industrial machinery textiles Scotch whisky canned fruits some steel products and glass ware The United States claims it came out ahead 4 to 3 by figur ing this way The US tariff re ductions will iivolve billion of imports from the other 24 na tions while they have agreed to cut levies on billion of US goods The figures were based on world trade in 1960 President Kennedy told Con gress Wednesday in announcing the agreement that in order to forestall a threatened collapse in negotiations he agreed last Sep GVriLldLUlCU HiJo T cu In thus setting up a possible Commission had found necessary showdown with the President fni the committee pitted Kennedy against one of his most out which he needed says may not be Kennedy said even if Con gress thrusts on him extra money for the B70 and orders him to spend it he does not think he will be able to do so The items on which the extra money is supposed to be spent wont be developed for another year or two he added Kennedys remarks came a few hours aftei the House Armed Services committee recomend ed that Congress affirm once and for all its duty and right under the constitution to raise and support the armed forces The committee wrote into a billion military procurement bill an extra million to get ready for actual production of the B70 bomber for which the administration so far has au thorized only research and de VilC VII ilia II1U5L urc spoken supporters Rep Carl United States would have lost Vinson DGa the committee substantial trade in the long run chairman and Congress most and would have thrown a bar in powerful voice in defense wav to greater economic co tprs ODCration with Western TTurnno ters Vinson said I and all of the Armed Services committee feel a deep concern that we are going out of the bomber busi ness If no more bombers are coming off the production line it is inevitable that we will have no bombers in the years to come velopmeht work Its first flight temfaer to vlqwering certainUS is scheduled this tariffs tbetow thelevels the Jarifi for the protection of American producers If hehadnti Kennedy said the operation with Western Europe The White Hduse said that in addition to gaining greater con cessions than it granted the Unit ed States received a promise from the sixnation Common Mar ket to resume talks soon on pro posals to lower barriers againsl American farm imports How will the tariff cutting ciIT iiuw wui uie We 1 nave missiles with agreements work nuclear warheads lots of them But well be in the position of a man whose small friend has been set upon by a hooligan and can only kill the hooligan or do noth ing at all As an example the White House estimated the average American car will cost less n European showrooms once the ower 24 per cent in this into effect The cost ol So there we are m a nuclear holocaust when a punch in the jaw would have been enough This does not make sense to me News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES PayTV gets courts OK WASHINGTON The U S Court of Appeals upheld authority of the Federal Communications Commission to permit trial operation of paytelevi sion systems It us the court said that unless the future of television is to be confined to its present state the commission must be reasonably allowed opportunity to experiment by permitting trial of subscription TV plans High tides in Florida MIAMI BEACH An Atlantic storm mote than 1000 miles away sent hightides crashing against the southeast Florida shore today causing extensive damage to beachfront tourist spots and highways The water rolled in above the high tide marks with 12 foot waves although there was hardly a breath of wind and the sky was clear and sunny U S learning distorted WASHINGTON An Iowa college president told Congress that federal action to improve science and other defenserelated education has distorted the American education J W Maucker of the State Col lege of Iowa appeared before a House Education sub committee to support President Kennedys mil Koji fiveyear program designed to improve the qual ity of teaching in this country Gl education program Defense Department told Congress it is about to launch an unprecedented pro gram designed to educate servicemen in the area of democracy versus communism a European car in the United States would drop an average oi Generally the tariff reductions will go into effect in two stages The first is scheduled for June 30 the second a year later A ew tariff reductions will be ex tended over three years Kennedys action was almos unprecedented but he said it wa necessary if the United States was to come even close to match ing tariff concessions offered bj the other countries 3 Demos i jail terms for altering ballots CHICAGO Three Demo cratic precinct workers have been sentenced to jail after changing their innocent plea to guilty of altering ballots in I the 1960 general election An FBI expert had testified that a least 58 ballots marked for Re publican precinct candidate had been erased and marked in favor of Democrats Sam Jen telezio precinct captain re ceived a sixmonth sentence Thomas Compobasso got tw months and Michael Gibellin one month SAME DATE Another payload of snow on Iowa A 12inch fall held possible North lowans crossed their mgers clutched their rabbits feet and fondled their fourleafed clovers Thursday in an effort to barricade heir doors to another blizzard Whether its 12 inches as the weatherman says is possible or merely a dusting as the populace hopes North Iowa wont emerge unscathed But it can gain solace that other portions of he state are being hit without mercy from Old Man Winter Mr Winter haslashed out a freakish dis play of rain sleet thunder part of the state before the storm diminishes early Friday Extreme NorthIowa could be ITS BEEN LONG WINTERThis dent could well be pondering the vagaries of Iowas winter weather as she picks her way through this path cut through a sevenfoot high pile of snow near the downtown area Snow removal crews continued to plow and haul the white stuff even as another several inches fell Thursday Havoc along East Coast By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Coastal areas of seven midAtlantic states many already in rums from a record winter storm felt again Thursday the hammer blows of extrahigh tides turned into mountainous waves by violent winds viyicui wiuus oiiutv JL uieaieu me cuy s worst rain showers At least 31 persons were reported dead along the battered traffic Jam of tne winter Most flooded shoreline from North Carolina to New York New scnools in the Council Bluffs Light wtau UaLtcFct and flooded shoreline from North Carolina to New York New England escaped major damage as the storms fury veered oul j sea It looks like a lumber yard from here Ocean City Md to Rehoboth Beach Del said a state police commander of Mary Alands Eastern Shore Mary North Iowa crash takes 2nd victim ROCHESTER twocar rash six miles west of Charles City Tuesday claimed its second victim when Heye Hemmen 51 Austin Minn died at a hospital here Wednesday afternoon Hemmens wife Nell died ear ier at a Charles City hospital Hemmen was taken to Rochester following treatment at Charles The Hemmen car was involved in a smashup with another driven by Dorothea Southworth Mason City Mrs Southworth escaped with minor cuts The accident happened on the Greene cutoff on Highway 18 Hemmen was a 19year vet eran of the Austin police force He was on his way to the Amer ican Bowling Congress tourna ment at Des Moines when accident happened On the inside Editorials Page 3 Comics 6 Society News 789 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 113 land Gov J Millard Tawesha wired President Kennedy ask ing that the region be declared disaster area Most of the 1000 residents of the resort o Ocean City fled their shattered homes Delaware Gov Elbert N Carve estimated damageat million and he too has asked Kenned to declare his states coastline disaster area I dont think the hurricane c 1954 was anything like this said Gov Carvel Virginia had seven known storm deaths with damage estimate placed in the many millions In all the stricken areas elec trie gas and telephone service were knocked out At Wallops Island off the Vir ginia coast high waters caused severe damage to electronic equipment of a National Aeronau tics and Space Administration rocket launching station Damage estimates in the Hampton Roads area is running into the millions Virginia Beach officials de clared a state of emergencyand called in the National Guard to prevent looting Local police and firemen the Navy National Guard and Civil Defense person nel were operating in many of the stricken areas as was the Red Cross At Norfolk Va atanker broke in half under the pounding of i furious sea storms and at least one of the heaviest falls in re corded history The Weather Bureau forecast The severity of the storm prompted state officials to and Des Moines school officials ordered elementary schools axireme iNortniowa could be ciosed at 120 n m J Mob on the storms fringe but the Sol It 15 weather bureau wasnt making any promises Five to seven inches of snow has fallen in an area from Carroll o Missouri Valley in the west to Sigorney and Centerville in the southeast Atlantic has had six inches of new snow and most schools in the area were closed About the same amount has dropped on Des Moines Three inchesof this amount fell in a 90 minute period when the storm hung over central Iowa The hew Des Moines snow raised Jto more than 59 inches the seasonal snowfall in the Capital City This exceeds the total for the 195960 season which was the second greatest total in recorded history Biggest year of all for Des Moines was 191112 when 72 inches fell The new snow came at a time when the Weather Bureau warned of the possibility of serious flood ing in parts of Iowa if the heavy snow covef should melt rapidly The storm caused gigantic traf fic jams in some cities especial ly Des Moines and Council Bluffs The Highway Patrol reported highway travel hazardous as the roads become icy and snow packed Visibility was reduced as northeast winds caused consider able blowing and drifting snow Council Bluffs reported rain sleet and lightning and thunder which developed into 3 inches of snow It created the citys worst at pm in order hat pupils could reach home before streets become blocked To make matters worse a new cold wave will follow the inow area were closed Lennox also received lightning and thunder and one inch of snow Fort Dodge had an additional iw WCTcLL 3 inches of snow bringing its toup to 8 am Thursday tal for the winter to 615 inches Schools in the Creston and North Iowa Heavy snow dimin ishing Thursday night with oc casional flurries Friday Total new snow accumulatingup to 12 inches Considerable blow ing and drifting Thurs day night and Friday A little colder Thursday night and Fri day Lows Thursday night in mid 20s Highs Friday in up per 20s Heavy snow east Thurs day evening accumulating up to 12 inches Considerable drifting and blowing snow in dicated Snow gradually di minishing Thursday night and changing to occasional flur ries Friday Low Thursday night 2530 Highs Friday near 30 Further outlook Mostly cloudy and little warmer Sat urday with chance of occas ional snow flurries or brief showers snow through Friday little temperature change Highs Friday around 30 GlobeGazette weather dala Maximum Minimum Uts VJVM uviriiuo OIIU dl ItclSl Latest Markets 14 three other ships were reported Mason City News 1415 in trouble Another vessel a Clear Lake NewsU yawl was feared sunk Transt Schedule 18 with three persons aboard mJtSbXt VIRGINIA VENICE An outboard cruises Norfolks downtown streets as the Virginia coast was flooded by tides pushed by gaie winds Total damage along the coast has been estimated at million   

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