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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 9, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL 102 UTY JLOBE The newspaper that makes all North lowans ETTE HOME EDITION Press and United Press Internationa Full Wires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 9 1962 neighbors 10c a Paper Consists of Two Sectionssection One No 25 Nicholas to make governorship bid I Another Kennedy on tour Jackie may be best By RICHARD SPONG I GlobeGazette Editorial 1 Research Bureau WASHINGTON Peripatetic is getting to be the word for Kennedy If the President is not abroad it is a fairly safebet that some member of his fam ily is At the moment the travel ing Kennedy is the First Lady The President started with a good head of steam making a state visit to Canada less than four months after his inaugura tion Subsequently thePresident and First Lady journeyed to London Paris and Vienna More recently they visited Venezuela and Colombia Meanwhile other Kennedys nave been trotting the globe relentlessly Before his recent illness the Presidents father and Airs Joseph P Kennedy habitually wintered on the Riv iera The Presidents youngest brother has made a factfind ing tour of Poland Israel and Greece It hasVnot been ex plained exactly How the facts that might be found in these nations would fit one for the Democratic nomination for sen ator from Massachusetts But politics and travel have become synonymous v The Presidents other brother the US attorney general is just back from a global good will tour This was not un precedented Milton Eisen hower performed similar duties for his brother If it be asked Why the nationstop legal of fice should qualify one especial ly for Jhe role of unofficial am bassador it might equally have been inquired why the presi dency of the Johns Hopkins Uni versity would do so Robert F Kennedys tour ap pears to have added up to a plus especially his performance in Japan At the New York Times has reported Mr Ken nedy made the top news every day for a week in four news papers with more than 3 mil lion circulation each His face was on television most of the day Everyone in Tokyo seemed to know him when he rode by The baton of informal diplo macy now passes to the First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy has already established her cre dentials most notably as her husbands companion on his visit to President de Gaulle of France On that occasion Presi dent Kennedy himself remarked at a press conference I do Hot think it altogether inap propriate to introduce myself to this audience I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris and I have enjoyed it Mrs Kennedys visit India and Pakistan with a stopover in Rome and an audience withj Pope John XXIII enroute has been thricedelayed Of neces sity her indisposition has shortl ened her stay from 22 days to 17 She arrives in Pakistan on March 21 and departs for Lon don on March 26 A massive reception has been planned for the First Lady and her party in New Delhi She will be accompanied by vher sister Princess Radziwill had been hostess to the President and Mrs Kennedy last year in social secretary Letitia Baldrige Jay Gildrier representa tive and a battalion of lady journalists GET JAIL TERMS BERLIN young East Germans caught trying to es cape through the Berlin wall Friday were sentenced to prison of 2 years 10 months WILLIAM H NICHOLAS Hurls barrage of criticism at Erbe William H Nicholas announced Friday he will run for governor against incumbent fellowRepubli can Norman A Erbe whom he termed a donothing governor who is impractical inexperienced and immature Nicholas 69 Clear Lake turkey grower a former lieutenant gov ernor and now a member ofthe Iowa Highway Commission said in a statement My lifelong political ambition as a public servant will be ful filled by being governor ofIowa my native state Nicholas was an unsuccessful N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Formal bid for merger PHILADELPHIA The Pennsylvania and New Central railroads officially asked the Interstate Commerce Commission to approve merger of the two railroads The application long in the making said three competitively balanced rail systems are be ing developed in the East It said the Chesapeake and Ohio and the Norfolk and the Western railways are creating two such systems the PER and NYC the third Carter gets CIA post WASHINGTON President Kennedy named Maj Gen Marshall Sylvester Carter a career Army officerto be deputy1 director of the Central Intel ligence Agency Carter 52 succeed Gen Charles P Cabell as thesecondrankingofficial ofthesecret agency headed by John A McCone Dominican streets cleared SANTO DOMINGO Dominican Republic Streets in the Dominican capital were cleared by a dusktodawn curfew after mobs went on a rampage because the government let exPresident Joaquin Balaguer and Gen Pedro Rodriguez Echavarria leave the country 27sf underground WASHINGTON Another underground blast 21st announced by the Atomic Energy Com mission in its current touched off at the Nevada test site 14 dead in ALENCON France Wreckage of a U S Air Force transport missing with 14 men aboard was found in heavy woods near Alencon French police reported froni the site there were no survivors candidate for governor in a three way race for the GOP nomina ion won by Norman Erbe in 1960 Nicholas is the first Republican o announce against Erbe who is seeking reelection Nicholas said Erbe has failed o carry out a constructive pro ram as governor and has com rutted many blunders Democratic leaders as well as many leading Republicans say hat any Democratic nominee can beat the present Republican gov irnor in the fall Nicholas said He added We cannot afford to experiment another two years with our three1 practical inexperienced and im mature We have a donothing gover nor He has promised so much and has done so little Oh he did have his picture aken autographed it and mailed out atstate expense and he ias flown hither and yon all over the United States making speech es But in all those speeches 1 fail to find anything about how he carried out his promises the last campaign Now he is talking about reorganizing state govern ment I wonder why he doesn start with his own office One of the major problems fac ing the state is the big tax bur den under which it is now stag gering Nicholas said He said one pf the largest o the burdens isthe increasin school tax and if elected gover nor I pledge myself to do every thing in my power to create real estate school tax replacemen fund Nicholas added that there ar many other pressing problem and all of them call for an the job governor Nicholas was elected lieutenan governor twice in 1950 and 1956 and was appointed by former Gov Herschel Loveless to the Highwaj Commission in 1959 for a four year term His announcement was leased by a friend Archer Nashua who picked up the necessary nomination pa pers at the secretary of state office in Des Moines In pushing his own cause th twoterm former lieutenant gov ernor said he himself has al ways won in a statewide gen eral election Just a week ago Nichola on re KENNEDYS DESK GATHERS During his first year in the White House President Kennedy has accumulated many mementos on his desk Alligatorbound blotter set is from President de Gaulle of France Lemoyne Billings of New York gave him three whale teeth standing and laying at left center Books are four of his own authorship one is a collection of articles by persons who knew his Photof ax brother Joseph Jr and a collection of the Presi dents campaign speeches Pictures of President and daughter are in small frames Bookends model Con stitution and Bon Homme Richard cannons Medal in plastic mount is his inauguralmedal Dome shaped article is preserved cocoanut shell Kennedy used in South Pacific to send word he and PT boat crew were alive Upright sheet at left is his daily schedule CLOUDY Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to W degrees below normal Friday night through next Wednesday Normal highs are from near extreme north to the upper 40s south Normal lows are from 20 extreme north to the upper 20s south It will turn colder Sunday and Mohdaj million loss in E Coast storm By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Residents and authorities of the sixstate area battered by the big storm bolstered by prospects of massive federal aid have begun mopping up operations after a threeday rampage of wind and water The death toll stood at least at 36 with a number of persons missing Property damages riave the rest of the period Prebeen estimated at well over cipitation will average 10 to million 25 of an inch and snow in occasional Jaigned on a iax relief plan DISASTER RECORDER Civil Aeronautics BoaS representative William Lamb carries the battered flight recorderpf the American Airlines jet that crashed in Jamaica Bay near Idlewild airport a week ago killing 95 persons The recorder was taken to Washington where it is hoped the aluminum film will reveal the details of the jets movements on the fatal takeoff The steel casing of the basketballsized re corder was crushed but officials are hopeful the film itself will be intact good property Property tax relief will be he vital issue in the 1962 elec ions he said In his announcement Nicho as said the largest burden is our increasing school tax He said that if elected governor I pledge myself to do every thing in my power to create a real estate school tax replace ment fund He did not disclose details of such a plan saying they were naturally the prerogative of the legislature However he said that in favoring such a program I find myself in the distinguished company of sev eral legislators who introduced a bill for such a purpose in the last legislature We have now arrived at the place in state affairs where we have to face the fact that real estate can no longer bear the burden under which it is now staggering Nicholas said It is a burden which is driv ing our farmers off the land keeping out new industry dis couraging young would be homeowners and forcing many of odr golden age citizens out of this state into others where the tax burden is less Maximum Minimum OUllSCt nad said a private survey had YEAR AGO shown that Erbe must come up vith a positive property tax program this year or face a lot of difficulty getting re elected He said his survey showed any gubernatorial candidate regardless ofhis political par y would stand a good chance of winning both in the primary and general elections if he cam North Iowa Mostly cloudy Friday night colder lows in lower 20s Partly cloudy Saturday highs in low 30s Iowa Mostly cloudy Friday night colder east lows 20s east to near 30 west Partly cloudy Sat urday rain or snow beginning extreme west late in day highs in the 30s Further casional rain or snow and turn ing colder Sunday Minnesota Partly cloudy little temperature change Highs Sat urday around 32 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 31 Minimum 25 At8 am 28 Precipitation snow Sunrise Sunset 34 23 professor at Upper Iowa Univer sity Fayette The coastal sections of New York New Jersey Delaware Maryland Virginia and North Carolina have been declared dis aster zones by the Small Business Administration which grants spe cial long term loansto property owners Additional federal aid was an nounced Thursday by the Depart ment oE Agriculture which said emergency food supplies were be ing distributed to storm victims through state and local agencies Damage estimates by states New Jersey and Delaware million each Virginia mil ion New York million North Carolina to million arid many Pestilence and starvation men aced survivors with practically all food supplies and sewage fa cilities wiped out Acceptable drinking water constituted a ma 3or problem in many areas Two more GOP candidates in 2nd District DECORAH AP Two more candidates have come out for the Republican nomination for Con gress from Iowas 2nd District They are Milford Hendrickson 54 retired Lutheran minister from Decorah and Dr Vearl G Me Bride 41 an associate education Communistinfested delta territory f T TlTrlllci f fill ft ft JIT Ground war intensified in Viet Nam SAIGON South Viet Nam AP fighterbombers to day battered the Mekong River delta while ground forces pushed through swamps near the South China Sea hunting guerrillas There were no immediate re ports on the results of the air strikes carried out by B25 two engine bombers and T28 single engine fighters equipped with rockets machine guns and bombs The hunt for the Viet Cong guer rillas continued over much of the southern third of the country but no important new government op erations other than the aerial at tacks were announced Friday Military sources said Vietnam ese forces killed 33 guerrillas and captured four in an operation Thursday supported by US Army helicopters in southernmost An Xuyen Province Five US helicopters were hit by small arms fire in the opera tion but all returned to their base without casualties US Army mechanics worked to repair a helicopter forced down Thursday by engine trouble in while airlifting government troops No American casualties were re guard around the copter They will oppose Congressman Vietnamese troops stood James Brormvell of Cedar Rapids for the nomination Bromwell an nounced recently his candidacy for a second term Hendrickson who has begun circulating nomination papers was pastor of a Decorah church before retiring in 1943 Presently he operates a farm near Decorah He said this is the first time he has sought election to a public of fice Photofax NO COMMENT Elizabeth Thring 22yearold principal fig ure in a slaying last month in The Congo rides in car from Idlewild Airport in New York City following her arrival Miss Thring who told newsmen she had no comment was alone with Lt Col Hulen D Stogner US assistant military attache when he was slain in his Leo poldville residence LOCAL OPTION PLAN JACKSON Miss UPI A bill providing for local option In North Carolina Gov terry Sanford flew over the distressed area I thought it was going to be bad but it is much worse than I imagined he said H Mat Adams New Jersey conservation commissioner said damage in his state was worse than anything in a genera tion Carvel estimated that between 1000 and 3000 homes have been partially or totally destroyed and that another 7000 suffered water damage No damage figure been set pending a survey In Maryland Gov J Millard Tawes said after an inspection this is the worstdisaster in the history of Maryland In the resort of Ocean City Md 90 per cent ofthe boardwalk is gone and a number of homes and hotels literally washed away Unseasonably high tides in Florida Thursday hit V 130miie stretch from Fort Pierce to Bay Biscayne Waves estimated at 25 feet greatly damaged resorts homes and business districts The Palm Beach and Miami Beach areas suffered some damage Hardest hit in New York were Long Island Coney Island in Brooklyn Staten Island and Fire Island Already at many of the disaster scenes were insurance adjusters for the National Board of Fire Underwriters The board noted that damage caused by windwas covered by fire and extended cov erage policies and homeowners policies But damage caused by waves high tidal water and flooding is SAME DATE Safely Department Figures FUj Means frame Death in Put 34 Bonn ui v LUl lUta1 UplllHt L4ivL lluXJUHJg lo liquor sales was introduced in j Pot covered the board said add the House Friday Mississippi islmg thatwater damage to build the nations only legally nCTC i istate Typical March weather as storm leaves Iowa Gray skies and temperatures around the freezing level present ed Iowa with typical March weather Friday But the weekend outlook is not even this bright The Weather Bu reau said rain or snow should be gin in western Iowa late Saturday and move across the state Some light snow or rain fell in Waterloo has had 515 inches of snow an inch over the record set in the winter of 190405 Oehvehis 59 inches topped the old mark set two years ago by seven inches Des Moines has had 619 inches of second most of rec ord and 10 inches short of the all time high set in 191112 Snowfall depths over the state Friday ranged from 6 inches at TV1J V dli extreme eastern Iowa Friday Davenport to 24 inches at Spencer morning as the tag end of a storm that dumped up to nine inches of wet snow on the state Thursday The newsnow pushed snowfall amounts for the winter to record levels at some places Mason City has 23 inches on the ground North Iowa pretty much escaped Thursdays big Wow About an inch of new snow was added to the cover and consider ably more melted it hit is covered only when it re sults from the wind Coverage for water damage is provided in comprehensive auto usurance policies and in certain marine policies for bridges piers and wharves the board said i KOSHER GESTURE CHICAGO Colin Dill and Mrs Albert Pickle the Dayton Ohio mothers who rev cently had babies in the same hospital have been given a years supply of pickles by the National Pickle Packers Asso ciation On the inside Editorials Page CubGaiette S Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Sports Society News U12 Clear Lake News 12 Comics 15 Transit Schedule North Iowa News   

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