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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 13, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for VOL 102 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press Intelnational Full Lease Wires CITY GLOBEGAZETTE that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 13 1962 neighbors 10c a Paper Consists of Three SectionsSection One HOME EDITION No 28 Retraining plans sent to I Long look jot efforts jtodisarm Cant afford not to try By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Disarma ment is a little like virtue No body with the possible excep tion of the French and then only within certain prescribed limits can afford to be against it Thats one reason why 17 na tions have sent delegations to Geneva to resume the yearsold debate when probably none of the speakers will be intellectual ly convinced that disarmament nuclear or total is presently practicable The talks are the result of a resolution adopted unani mously by the 104member United Nations General As sembly last December This a kind of EastWest compromise in its final form asked as a matter of urgency that the new disarmament body seek agree ment on general and complete disarmament under effective internationalcontrol At the Geneva talks the East will be represented as in the past by the Soviet Union arid Bulgaria Czechoslovakia Po land and Romania The West was to have been represented by the United Slates Great Britain France Italy and Can ada but France isnt sending anybody to the conferenceIts not really that France is against disarmament though as an old soldier De Gaulle must have certain reservations but that it doesnt see any use in talking with the Soviet Union at this lime The new element will be the relatively independent nations Theseeight are Mexico and Brazil representing Latin Amer ica Burma and India for Asia Ethiopia Nigeria and the United Arab Republic for Africa and the Middle East and a neutral European Sweden This will be the first sizable formal discussion of disarma mentsince June 27 i960 Thats when the Communist half of an EastWest conference walked out after three months of futile bickering nnedy To combat effects of automation VIET NAM PILOT DEGORATEDCapt Hung of the South Viet Nam air force is decorated with flowers by a college girl in Saigon Hung was one of 10 pilots who strafed and bombed the Com munist Viet Cong guerrillas in a battle in the Mekong river delta last weekend But kids have fun School bus snowed in CLARION A Clarion school bus with 13 youngsters aboard became stuck in a snow drift on a county road eight miles southeast of here Monday It took the driver George Baker and a total of 21 riieh using six tractors and a wrecker five hours to free the bus Meanwhile the youngsters had an impromptu party as people of the area brought sandwiches candy soft drinks and the like to the scene Baker said the county road was clear when he entered it about 5 pm But by 10 pm when the bus was finally freed the snow had drifted in waist deep behind the bus Serious problems Castro orders food rationing HAVANA Minister Fidel Castro admitting his 3year old revolution faces serious prob lems announced drastic rationing of food and other staples Monday night and declared We are ashamed of not fulfilling the promises Castro blamed the current hard on counter lard and cooking oils wil begin next Monday Victory for President He said nationwide rationing of rice and all types of beansbasic ulaMO U1 iammes items in the Cuban of who had three years or more of FUOM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The House Tuesday gave final congression al approval to a threeyear pro gram to retrain more than half a million American workers dis placed from their jobs by ma chines The million manpower training bill was approved by voice vote without debate and sent to the White House The Senate approved the measure last week on the basis of compromise worked out by HouseSenate conference com mittee President Kennedy is expected to sign the bill Thursday Passage marked the first big victory for the Kennedy legisla tive program since Congress re turned to work 10 weeks ago The bill was the first item of domestic legislation asked by Kennedy in his 1962 state of the union message The bill differed somewhat from Kennedys original request sent to Congress last spring but still embraced the principles of a federally sponsored retraining program for longterm jobless workers laid down by the Pres ident The mainThrust of the hew program would be toward offer ing new training to jobless fsnv ily breadwinners whose jobs are gone forever because of in creased use of automatic ma chinery in factories and basic changes in demand for consumer and industrial products The legislation also would provide a pilot training pro gram for youths aged 1622 who have not yet entered the job market The training in existing vocational schools and onthejob training would be offered free to unemployed persons In addition the government would pay subsistence allow ances for as long as a year to unemployed heads of families CANDY FROM THE FIRST Jacqueline Kennedy gives a stick of candy to a1 young patient during her visit to the childrens ward of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in XT T n New Delhi Dressed in Kelly green Mrs Kennedy was the apple of theeye of thousands ofIndians as she cdn tinuecl her semiofficial tour of the previous employment The allowances could equal IT LUUiU CLJUcll Every Cuban will be limited to tne amount of state unemploy six pounds of rice and pounds of each type of beans a month VI Combining discussions of nuemcnts and the brutal economic clear and total disarmament is US embargo President Kennedy ordered last month on shipments to Cuba of nearly ail American goods except a concession to Soviet Premier Khrushchev in turn Khrush chevs agreement to a prelim inary meeting of British and Soviet foreign ministers and the US secretary of state could mean that Russia is willing at least to hear an argument for lifting test ban negotiations out medical supplies The bearded prime minister also admitted thathis regime had made serious blunders in planning because we made subjective analyses had already been rationed most of Cuba ment compensation the worker was eligible to receive He could North Cloudy with flurries and northwesterly winds mph with some local drifting of the snow Tuesday night Partly cloudy with a few snow flurries and slowly diminishing winds Wed nesday Colder Tuesday night lows 15 to 20 Highs Wednes day in the iipper 20s Iowa Cloudy with northwesterly winds 2030 mph snow flur ries and local drifting through most of Tuesday night Wed nesday partly cloudy with a few snow flurries and slowly diminishing winds Colder east and south Tuesday night lows 1520 High Wednesday in Ihe 20s Outlook for Thursday Partly cloudy and not so cold Minnesota Partly cloudy littie temperature change Highs Wednesday in low 30s Weather Data j Allowances also would be paidj jto trainees who would have to Castro said soap toothpaste lrravcl or iive in cilics awa red determents will en nn r lrom tneir homes to receive and detergents will go on the ra tion list in the major cities The limit will be one bar of toilet soap and one box of detergent a month The three items have long been scarce The stiffest measures will affect Havanas more than one million year On the inside WMV niiriv mail UilC ILJIlllUlI of the general discussion j Castro was unsmiling and his j residents Beefwill be limited to The United States and Britain e was often bitter as he rethrceluarters of a pound per per ui lidlU 1 i put a proposal for a complete test ban before Soviet Russia last April It is now being sug gested in both the US and British press that new methods of detection will lead the West to modify its proposals for in spection machinery There may be collateral ad vantages to the Geneva talks as has been suggested These could mean informal private talks about other than arms matters the Berlin question larger for instance or the European question President Kennedy at a re cent news conference said it would be proper at Geneva to discuss Berlinand Germany or South Asia becausethese mat ters directly influence the pro g r e s s of armaments More ominously and equally realis tically he said If we fail to get an agree ment on testing then we test And I presume hat others will test And I regard that as very risky procedure for the future of the human race neged on his promise last a weeliVegetables eggs that food rationing inCuba would milk fstl anci chicken also will end toward the middle of thebe rationed but milk cutbacks will be delayed a week because the milk is a little more com plicated Havana radio said children 7 and under will be allowed a daily allotment of one liter of milk or slightly more than a quart Others will be allowed one liter daily per 5 persons or six cans size un specified of evaporated or con densed milk a month presuma bly per 5 persons Castro said food supplies for Editorials North Iowa News Society News Sports Latest Markets16 Mason City News 1617 Page 4 5 91011 Comics Clear Lake News 18 19 SAME DATEW1107 tlowa Safely Department Figures White No Triffio 24 Hoan Death in as much as 50 per cent to prevent comparatively better off Cubans from circumventing rationing Castro put most of the blame for the shortages on Yankee imperialism and the hell he said he inherited from the regime of exPresident Fulgencio Batista whom he toppled Jan 1 1959 Castro admitted his own regime had complicated the countrys problems by driving away some of Cubas most skilled manpower More than 200000 persons have left Cuba since 1959 training Youths between 19 and 22 also could get smaller subsistence allowances while training States would be required to match each federal dollar with one of their own after the first two years of the program JFKs mother has successful pelvic surgery BOSTON Joseph P Kennedy 71 mother of the Presi dent Tuesday underwent a suc cessful operation for relief of a pelvic hernia At the conclusion her doctor said her condition was excellent Mrs Kennedy was on the op erating table for an hour and five minutes operation was by Dr Roy J Heffernan a gyne cologist at St Elizabeths Hos pital starting at 8 am Mrs Ken nedy was taken to a recovery room shortly after 9 am Mrs Kennedy entered the hos pital Monday afternoon for a checkup The decision to operate was made later in the day Dr Heffernan said then tests did not indicate any malignancy He added that the operation had verified the conclusion he had reached prior to surgery that there was no malignancy Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 33 20 20 01 38 5 News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Reservists demonstrate FT POLK 600 members of the 49th Armored Division a Texas National Guard out fit held a noisy want out rallyin front of the enlisted mens service club It was the biggest and loudest of five protest meetings in recent weeks by reservists called to active duty last October when the 49th was sent to Ft Polk for fulltime training Exattorney general subpoenaed ORLANDO former US attorney gen eral is under subpoena to appear as a witness on a motion to dismiss a federal mail id indictment against James R Hoffa Preside he Teamsters Union William P Rogers atto general in the Dwight D Eisenhoweradministrauon had been sub poenaed by Hoffa attorneys to be asked about wire tap information reportedly used in obtaining the in dictment 3year UN loan plan WASHINGTON Sponsors of a GOP move to substitute a threeyear loan for proposed US pur chase of million in United Nations bonds pre dicted most Senate Republicans would support their plan Promotes tariff cuts WASHINGTON Acting Secretary of State George W Ball labelled as mythology the idea that the US has received the short end of tariffcutting pacts with foreign countries Ball appeared before theHouse Means committee to urgeap proval of President Kennedys request for unprece dented tariffcutting authority Drifting plagues lowans N W corner hit hard IY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Highway crews whipped tem porarily in their battle to keep lorthwest Iowa highways open Monday night resumed their war vith the weather Tuesday They were under constant fire rom winters big guns heavy now and winds of 20 miles an lour with gusts of up to 40 miles per hour or more Roads in the Mason City area were snow and ice packed and many schools were closed be cause of difficult travel conditions Snowfall in the area was light lowever Two Spencer highway mainte nance men reported the situation the worst they have seen in 30 years The Iowa Highway Patrol warned that highways from the South Dakota line to the Winne bago County line then south and west to Sioux City are almost mpassable Virtually all schools n that section were closed The howling wind piled the now into huge drifts closing al most all the highways Visibility vas reduced to zero at many places by the blowing snow which had a total of i9 inches of snow on the ground las received a record 80 inches f snow this winter Sioux City lad six inches of snow during the night in addition to ten inches over the weekend bringing the winters total to more than 60 nches AH highways out of Sioux City were reported either hopelessly blocked or open to only oneway traffic Tuesday morning The roads were very slippery beneath the snowand motorists were warned not to drive on them The highway commission an nounced that it was dispatching its heaviest rotary the snow area One plow left Ames for Spencer Another was d i s patchcd from Mason City to Emmetsburg one from Clarion to Sioux City and anotherfrom Algona to Sibley One rotary Jlow already is stationed at Sioux City and another at Storm PLOWING A DEEP Air National Guardsmen at the Sioux City airbase use an oldfashioned hand plow hitched t6 a tractor to clear a path through crusted snow and ice in front I Photofax ot a hangar housing jet interceptors Snow ranges from 30 to 40 inches on the level following a 19inch fall in the last three da vs The commission said it alsois dispatching extra heavy duty rucks from Carroll and Ames 0 Spencer Late Tuesday morning it was the only road in northwest Iowa open to two way traffic was Highway 71 be tween Spencer and Spirit Lake and it was closing fast Hundreds of cars trucks and busses were stranded in ditches and along the roads throughout he area Fourteen school children who eft Sibley by school bus at noon Monday were forced to urn back were staying with amilies in town The Iowa Highway Commission eports highways east of a line rprri Centerville to Oskaloosa Vinton Oelwein and Riceviile are near normal with occasional oatches of packed snow or ice West of this line the commis ion said highways are 20 per ent icy in the southeast to 100 ercent snow packed or icy in he west and north Highways north of Iowa 175 and vest of Iowa 17 are generally Blocked and there are numerous stretches east of these lighways There also are some ilocked sections on Highways 44 and 83 Top readings in the 30s are orecast for Wednesday The out ook is for partly cfoudy skies and varmer Thursday Youth cleared in fatal school fire CHICAGO UPI A 13year old boy was cleared Tuesday of setting the Our Lady of the Angels school fire which killed 95 persons Family Court Judge Alfred J Cilella said he was not con vinced the boy told the truth in a confession to a private lie test expert Cilella however found the boy guilty of setting five fires in suburban Cicero and declared him a delinquent The judge said he would decide March 27 what to do with him The boys name was not made public I V wv   

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