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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 27, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Daily Newspaper Editod for ttw VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all ITnltol Prtt InternatinalU Wife MASQN tITY IOWA TUESDAY HOME EDITION neig hbbfs lOc a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No Geneva talks end with some gams is t Emphasis on sex violence Advertising the movies By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Research Bureau WASHINGTON The in creasing frankness of motion pictures domestic as well as foreign is accompanied by a kind of turbulence in advertis ing that is raising questions within the industry itself Display ads are increasingly picturing couples in horizontal positions couples inbed wom en being struck by men and seminude women particular ly for some curious reason women in slips The copy grows constantly more violent The emphasis on sex and violence is by no means limited to the types of film which are known in the trade as sexers and shockers To be sure what Variety calls the sophisticated nudie film is still very much with us A Washington theatre is advertising Erotica a Sextet of lusty stories These are entitled The Bikini Bust ers Nudists on the High Ian6cehtsVThe Nymphs the Bearand the Bare and Beauties Bubbles andI H2O The whole thing is described as from the cutting room floor of The Immoral Mr Teas a notoriously tasteless quickie And a New York paper known for its squeamish advertising standards recently carried ah ad by an art theatre ior a particularly jejune sexer named The Last oMhe Penitents which failed to mentionthe fact that the film was more than 20 years old But as Variety points out in a recent issue the same tech niques are being applied to high class picturesIt might be difficult to associate F Scott Fitzgerald with slogans like KICKS TO BUY SOULS TO SELL HOW THE RECKLESS SET LIVES IT UP AND LOVES IT but these are actually being used to sell Tender is the Night A picture produced by the man who made Going My Way and telling the story of two priests and a native girl is advertised by this copy TOR TURED How much can a man endure RAVISHED Is this the price a woman must pay to stay alive SHAMED How right is murder in selfde fense A film telling the story of an American widow and her Roman gigolo gets the brilliant line Young enough to be her son Old enough to be her A picture 1 a i d in a bordello features a cat roam ing about a house which is certainly somewhere on the near side of subtlety The foreign films the art theatres have taken to empha sizing sensation over quality Thus this line about a current Italian number The moral bankruptcy of desperate youth brought stunningly shockingly to the screen An ad for a French film which has had much censorship trouble states in three ways that this version is uncut And then it brags that a New York critic described it as An ex ercise in lewdness por nographic Now that Hollywood is com peting with Europe in adult themes sex perversion is no longer ruled out by the pro duction code authority a cer tain frankness can be expected in advertising Some ads for example state honestly that a picture deals with homosexual ity But witness this caveat from an add dealing with prostitu tion THIS IS AN ADULT PICTURE Parents should use discretion in permitting the im mature to see it Erbe breaks ground Spadeful of worms DES MOINES Norman Tuesday broke ground for the new Jl5 million Iowa Employment Securities Commission building and came up with a spadeful of dirt crawling with fishworms The governor handed orie of the worms to commissioner Henry Carter DBorlington labor representative and quipped Here youcan go fishing now Erbe members of the commission architects and engi neers for new building and other state officials gathered for the ceremony at the building site just west of the historical building across Grand Avenue from the Capitol For the benefit of photographers Erbe dug up a half dozen spadesfu of earth during the informal ceremony M L Afarahamson state treasurer arrived promptly at 10 am the scheduled time for the groundbreaking and joked that governor had started early Flood threat Exodus begun By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Northwest Iowas flood threat worsened Tuesday under a hot sun that chewed into the record snows of the recont winter But for the time being the flood situation in central Iowa was im proving a bit Temperatures near 50 degrees in the northwestern part of the state Tuesday and Wednesday were expected to reduce the deep snow Vapidly and1cause a quick runoff The immediate critical areas wereon the Little Sioux FJoyd North Iowa Considerable cloudi ness with chance of occasional light rain late Tuesday night or Wednesday Warmer Tuesday lows in the 30s Highs Wednes day 4554 Iowa Considerable cloudiness with occasional light rain or snow developing northeast and north central otherwise fair Tuesday night and Wednesday Warmer Tuesday night lows 30s northeast to 40s southwest Warmer southeast Wednesday highs 40s northwest to 6570 ex treme southeast Further out look Generally fair and mild Thursday Minnesota Mostly cloudy light rain Highs Wednesday in high 40s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 42 Minimum 23 and Big Sioux rivers However it should be later in the week be fore the large volume of water starts surging into the cities and towns in its path to the Missouri River If the expected crests develop modern flood higtis in some area should be recorded Spencer population 8864 was bracing for what could be the worst fldocf1 in that area since June 1953 Some residents were leaving Jowlyirigareas of the city A crest on the Little Sioux was forecast for Spencer Thursday and That would be 10 feef above bankfui The Spencer City Council de cided Tuesday it might try to sandbag ialong the river The council said Monday night it would not be practical to do so At Sioux City preparations were stepped up Tuesday to pro ect against the Floyd and Big Sioux rivers h The Big Sioux began to rise to the north of Sioux City Monday after 44 degree temperatures melted awayat the snow The Floyd was expected to reach a critical stage in Sioux City Wednesday night or Thurs day with a flow of 22500 cubic feet per second That rate of flow would put the river about two feet above the dike levels The Big Sioux was expected to crest over the weekend The Weather Bureau warned residents of the Big Sioux Valley who were looded in the I960 spring floods to protect their property immedi ately The Floydnow was expected 0 crest at James Thursday or Friday at 6 to 7 feet above bank iil Highway 14 was closed at Marshalltown Monday night when water from the Iowa River poured over a milelong section north of the city READY FOR FLOODCityemployes at fill sandbags as the city girds to meet a fiood crest on the Floyrl River expected at 22 to 23 feet north of the city Bankfull is 16 feet Floyd crested here at 257 feet and 13 persons lost their lives in the flood v Situations not likely to Slow easing of tensions GENEVA Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gro myko announced in a joint state ment Tuesday that their Geneva alks have uncovered some points of agreement as well as of dif erences over Berlin It was understood from Ameri an sources that one of j the points of agreement is that neither side wants to become involved in a war over Berlin But side t was reported made a change in major policy The statement was issued jus before Rusk and leading member o the American delegation took plane for Washington to report to President Kennedy that the Berlin dispute remains highly dangerous though unlikely to explode in tb foreseeable future Canadian Foreign Secretary Howard Green submitted a draf declaration to the 17nation disar mameht conference calling fo action by no later than Wednes day on outlawing weapons 6 mass destruction froml oute space Soviet Premier Khrushchev ha claimed have vulnerable to iantjmissile defense that can 6vade American rada detection installations by attack ing from any direction Both theUnited States andthe Soviet Union in their proposed dis armament plans included provi sions reserving outer space for peaceful purposes Under Greens declaration the orbiting or stationing in outer pace of devices for delivering weapons of mass destruction would be prohibited A nation wouldalso be obliged to give advance notice to the Unit ed Nations of the launching of space vehicles and missiles Rusk and Gromyko in their joint statement on their Berlin talks said they had made some progress in clarifying points of agreement as well as points of dif ference They added that they agreed to resume contact in an appropriate way after reporting 0 their governments and consult ng allies These discussions are expected to continue through am assadors in Moscow and Wash ngton Rusk and Gromyko did appar ently give each other the impres sion however that each believes t is important to continue dis cussing the dispute in order to keep it from getting out of hand American informants said that while neither minister gave round the talks were profitable Jromyko reportedly left Rusk in no doubt that the Soviet govern ment presently prefers to con inue the discussion rather than rorce a new crisis This could lead o a slow easing of EastWest ensions over Berlin Gds fumes fatal to Greene man CHARLES CITYLarry Kra mer 21 operator of the Kramer furniture Store in Greene diedj n a hospital here Tuesday after being overcome by carbon mon oxide poisoning while working on his car Sunday night Kramer had been found in the jarage of his home by his fa her Raymond Kramer To test XISs new Algerians turn against French FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ALGIERS Sporadic shooting erupted in down town Algiers Tuesday at a spot where French soldiers dlled 60 and wounded 200 persons Monday The shobt ng broke a tense quiet created by a general strike The shots rang out from balconies overlooking the Plateau des Gheres and brought riot police in halftracks arid armored cars with machine guns rumbling into the area More shooting was heard after the armor appeared but there were no immediate reports of casualties A general strike gripped the city and spread to Oran and Sahara Desert oilfields 600 miles southeast of Algiers in protest theshooting of the dem onstrators v Public transportation at a standstill Most European stores were closed No newspapers ap peared Banks failed to open The big outdoor market was silent and deserted There were reports that electricity would be cut Hundreds of Europeans strolled the streets and most of them seemed to head for the street corner in front of the main post office where the shooting broke out Monday In addition to the 41 settlers killed about 130 were vounded Army casualties were one killed and six wounded Some strollers placed modest bouquets of flowers on the blood stains in the streets Debris still ittered the sidewalks Lost shoes and berets lay untouched Passing automobiles had turned some blood pools into longstreaks of red on the street pavement Only a few policemen and sol diers were visible Reinforce ments had been sent in Monday after the secret army called for a demonstration and a march on he encircled suburb of Bab el Otied Authorities banned the demonstration but the crowds gathered anyway in a gesture of defiance Photofax SLOW GOING IN VIET areawhere fighting rages is in South Viet Nam Here Viet namese troops with JJS equipment ivade a jungle stream near Saigon in search of Viet Gong Com munist rebels The government haslaunched a cam paign to clear the Reds from the capital area On the inside EditorialsPage 4 North Iowa News5 Farm Features 7 Society News89 Mason City News1011 Latest Markets IT Sports1314 Clear Lake News 16 Transit Schedule 18 prices rise to send living costs to new high WASHINGTON AP Higher arices for foods pushed living osts up threetenths of one per ent in February to a new record It was the first increase in the governments living costs index in ix months and the largest in rease since last July In announcing it Tuesday Rob ert Myers deputy commissioner of labor statistics said however that the increase did not appear to signify a new price uptrend He forecast continued stability but said March living costs probably also will show some increase The February increase put the consumers price index at 1048 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES control system EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE Calif new control sys tem designed to enable the Xl5 rocket ship to reach altitudes of 250000 feet will be tested this week Jackie to keep horse of the gifts Jacqueline Kennedy received during her tour of India and Pak istan will be given to museums and zoos the White House said An exception will be made for Fadar the thoroughbred horse presented by Pakistan Pres ident Ayub Khan Frondizi on teetertotter BUENOS AIRES military coup to topple President Arturo Frondizi appeared to draw nearer after he rejected a plea for his resignation from his own handpicked mediator exPresident Pedro Aram buru Frondizis insistence on holding on to the of fice to which he was elected four years ago drew a proclamation of open rebellion from Gen Franklin Rawson commander of the 3rd Cavalry Division TL Thant to be mediator UNITED Thant acting secretary general said both Indonesia and The Netherlands had agreed to formal negotiations in his presence on the future of West New Guinea Reds resume harassment BERLIN The Soviets ordered 10 military transport planes to fly in two of the three Berlin air corridors near record total of harassment ingnts The Western allies immediately announced plans to send their own military aircraft to fly in tne two corridors to underline the Wests determi nation to keep the lifelines open and resist Soviet interference tactics per cent of the 195759 base peri od This was ninetenths of one per cent higher than a year ear lier Food prices rose during the month by sixtenths of one per cent and were the most impor tant cause for the overalt in crease Food prices had been ex pected to go down instead of up but Myers said they were influ enced by winter storms in South ern states particularly in Florida and Texas At the same time commerce secretary Luther H Hodges said the recent failure of the economy to live up to Kennedy administration forecasts prob ably would extend through June His statement at a news con ference was the first public ac knowledgement by a high offi cial that the administrations forecast that the economy would rise to between bil lion and billion by mid year was too rosy Hodges declined to use any figures But in response to sev eral questions he firmly stuck to an opinion that total business activity was slightly off in the first three months of 1962 in relation to official forecasts He said this also would be true in the spring quarter Commerce Department ex perts have made a preliminary estimate that gross national product rose modestly in Jan uary February and March to a new high annual rate of billion The rate in the previous three months was billion The administration forecast fashioned by the presidents economic advisers was for a billion annual rate of spend ing for all goods and services Administration officials pre viQusly had declined to trim their figures The clash appeared to drastically altered relations be tween the citizens of Algiers and French troops Initial shock turned to hatred among the European inhabitants Many shook their fists at the soldiers and screamed over and over All we want is to remain French Spokesmen of the Secret Army Organization which called the illfated demonstration predicted grimly that President Charles de Gaulles government will regret this day But De Gaulle in a tele vised speech from Paris warned the secret army it could look forward only to punishment for its campaign to sabotage the ceasefire agreement between France and the Algerian national ist rebels BANKRUPTCY AUGUSTA Maine Billionaires a team in the lo cal mens basketball league was disqualified from postsea son playoffs because could not raise the entry fee SAME DAT61961121   

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