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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt LOBE The paper that makes ali North low HOME EDITION ans VOL 102 Associated Press and United Press International Foil Lease Wives MASON cltY IOWA FRIDAY MARCH 30 1W2 Plug for junior colleges Trend is to more of them By TERRY FERRER New York Herald Tribune News Service NEW YORK One of every four students who entered col lege last fall went to a two year institution California which during 50 years has developed public jun ior colleges more than any other state plans to add 22 such col leges to its present 69 The New Jersey legislature now has before it a proposal to establish 23 county which would be the first public statesponsored twoyear col leges Ohio agreed for the first time last year to set up public two year colleges and Indiana is considering following suit New York which in 1950 had two public community colleges enrolling 700 fulland parttime students now has 19 in opera tion and four in the planning stage The total enrollment in the 19 this year is more than 42000 In short the twoyear col lege whether itis called jun ior community technical in stitute or extension center is booming The enrollment now in all 678 public and private two year colleges in 49 states Ne vada has none and the Ter ritories is 748619 This repre sents a 17 per cent jump over the 1959 enrollment And for the first time the Senate has passed a bill which would give million over five years in matching grants for building facilities and land to public community colleges The Senate bill totaling over fiveyears for college building aid and scholarships was passed Feb 6 It still must be reconciled with an earlier House version which contains no provision for community col leges or college scholarships If the junior college has grown up in the higher educa tion world it still has its major problems as well as its assets The two are closely tied to gether One of the foremost assets of the twoyear colleges today is that their growing numbers can help to beat the college boom With college enrollments ex pected to double or triple by 1970 the twoyear institutions could siphon off some of the pressure Sen Clifford P Case RNJ a longtime champion of com munity colleges even told the Senate last month that it is hoped that junior colleges will be able to enroll 50 per cent of all students entering college by 1970 A further plus is that through their dual function the twoyear colleges can provide some of the desperately needed tech nicians machinists and elec tricians for the scientific and engineering industries Two year colleges are both transfer preparing the student for the last two years of college and terminal training the nurses technicians and others who may only need two years of higher education But each of these assets has its1problems The social snob bery now surrounding going to college unjustly frowns on the twoyear college as a sec ondbest kind of education Dr Edmund J Gleazer Jr executive director of the Amer ican Association of Junior Col leges was asked what could be done to enhance the attractive ness of the twxyear college There is a glamour in going to a residential college Dr Gleazer conceded which does not cling to a commuters col lege But he added If the two year college is made attractive well over half of the highschool seniors will go to it as they do in California and Florida And many acollege president as well as two year institutions would agree with Abraham Ribicoff Sec retary of Health Education and Welfare who said recently Rapid expansion of twoyear colleges is imperative if Amer ican higher education is to meet increases in enrollment neighbors UOc Paper Conssits Two No 43 n Tax revision i i ill skirmish only begun WASHINGTON UP Administration leaders In Congress hailed Friday President Kennedys tax revi sion bill victory in the House and turned their attention to a Senate fight expected to be just as hot An almost straight partyline vole saved the bill in the House Thursday Passage by a vote of 219 to 196 came a few hours after the President at his news conference made a per sonal plea for the measure The House action was considered his I biggest triumph of the 1962 session Rep Hale Boggs of Louisiana the Democratic whip said This sets the pattern for the Kennedy program this year These were Democratic votes On final passage 218 Democrats anda lone Republican Rep Richard H Polf of Virginia supportedthe bill while 162 Republicans and 34 voted against it I Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average about 5 degrees below normal Friday night through next Wednesday NorDSIOUX CITY Floyd mal highs are from near 50 Rive5 normallv a docile stream degrees in the north to the racd through a 22foot crest middle 50s in the south but spared this city mal lows are from near 30 in the north to the middle 30s in CUBAN DEFENDANTS Caption with this picture sent on a Cuban government broadcast identified the man speaking as Capt Pedro Luis Rodriguez during his testimony at the Havana trial of more than 1100 prisoners captured in the unsuccessful invasion of Guilty plea by Cuban invaders HAVANA three morning papers said Friday all of the morethan 1100 prisoners on trial for participating in the crushed Cuban invasion last April have admitted their guilt The press accounts said the president of the tribunal Com mander Augusto Martinez San chez told the prisoners Thursday the first day of thetrial they could state their case The paper Hoy said all admitted having invaded their fatherland having participated in an invasion prepared organized trained and financed by Yankee imperialists andsaid they did not want to make any further declarations The press accounts said the pris oners faced a court tribunal whose members sat on long benches in a basketball court within a prison compound Western newsmen barred from the trial had been told it was be ing held in a courtroom The three Havana morning pa pers carried a long letter they said was a confession of Capt Jose A Perez San Roman identi fied as a leader of the invasion forces The letter said the invasion prisoners were naive and foolish if they thought they were coming ashore to save Cuba The letter House Democratic Leaders said privately that when the day last April The scene of the trial is a basketball courtIvithin further was dated May 10 1961 and the papers said it was delivered to Prime Minister Fidel Castro the next day photograph in the paper Rev olucibn showed prisoners sitting in the front row The prisoners wear ing lightcolored shirts and denim YEAR AGO trousers appeared to be in good health the south It will be cool at the beginning of the period warmer Sunday and Monday then cooler again Tuesday and Wednesday Precipitation will amount to 10 of an inch pccuring toward the end di the period North Iowa Mostiy cloudy Friday night and Saturday with chance of show flurries Saturday Lows Friday night in upper 20s Highs Saturday in the 30s Iowa Considerable cloudiness and continued cool through Satur day Occasional snow likely north Saturday Lows Friday night in the Saturday 30s north to 40s south Further outlook Mostly cloudy and slightly colder Sunday Minnesota Cloudy light snow Highs Saturday in 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunrise Sunset Maximum Minimum 37 29 29 37 24 N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Maneuvering at Geneva GENEVA The TJ S balked a Soviet attempt to commit it to total disarmament in four years working instead on a plan of its own that would elim inate the worlds national armies in nine years and replace them with a standing United Nations force to keep the peace The U S plan will be submitted to the 17nation general disarmament conference next week Compromise on U N bonds for avoiding a clash in the Senate over financing the United Nations brightened with word that work on a compromise ac ceptable to the White House is nearing completion The nature of the substitute for President Kennedys proposed purchase of half a million U N bond issue was wrapped in secrecy by negotiating Demo cratic and Republican senators and Kennedy aides Ponders Whittaker successor WASHINGTON President Kennedy was be lieved to have practically made up his mind on a Su preme Court appointee to succeed retiring Justice Charles Evans Whittaker But he kept his own coun sel amid a swirl of speculation that included Secre tary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg Segregated schools hit WASHINGTON The Kennedy administration announced that starting in the fall of 1963 it will cut off some federal funds now paid to raciallysegregat ed school districts serving the children of servicemen and federal workers w an the bill lacked the necessary votes to survive Up to voting ime the leaders worked furious y buttonholing all Democratic House members The key test was a Republican iffort to strip the two most im portant provisions from the mea billion in annual tax uts to business that buy modern machinery and equipment and a vithholding system for interest and dividends m river rs 88000 from a major flood By midmorning the river had fallen back to 209 feet and city officials heaved a sigh of relief and went off to get some much needed sleep The flood coordinating commit teeis very happy and proud but afraid down said As sistant City Manager Fred Bur ton Sioux City still is faced with the threat of the rising Big Sioux River on the west side of the city We must keep up a constant vigil on the dikes Burton said Now that we have won we dont want to lose by default feet at Merrill and was falling steadily V An anxious hour hit Hinton 10 miles upstream on the Floyd from Sioux City early Friday We thought the dike was gone at 3 it held said Sher iff fErankPrSchplerAfter that the water started receding fast Scholer said nearly every able bodied man in Hinton population 403 worked on the threequarter mile long dike east of town Relief came to Cherokee north east of Sioux City when the Little Sioux River which rose to arec ord 24 feet Thursday dropped to 21 feet early Friday and water Guido sworn in as Argentine leader few shouts of Viva Frondizi Secoild former The military chiefs were not happy that he took the oath beforethe Supreme Court Thursday without informing them For au normng aune rt officers might not recognfze th own first choice for Six roads closed by high water AMES AP The Iowa High way Commission reported these highways closed by high water Friday Iowa 31 at the southwest edge of Cdrrectionville Iowa 10 and US 18 at the IowaSouth Dakota line US 75 from Sioux City to LeMars Iowa 46 southeast of Des Moines Iowa 14 at the north edge of Marshalltown and US 151 at Anamosa Water was pavement on running over the US 18 at Algona and Iowa 31 north of Correction vine but traffic was going through the commission said Only the Newspaper ONLY THE NEWSPAPER has a complete accurate rec ord of history in the making Scholars 100 years from now will treasure the newspaper youre and you get to read it today constitutional successor to Ar turo Frondizi deposed Thurs day and flown to a prison is land The second ceremony was de cided upon after Guido was re ported to have agreed to a set of military demands including out lawing of Peronistas Communists and Castroites and placing all Ar gentina under federal control The presidents office already was being used by the military to issue its communiques when Gui do staring solemnly through his hornrimmed glasses went through the sixminute ceremony Shouts for Frondizi were heard from a few persons present at the ceremony in the pinkwalled pal ace The act of succession was first signed with all ministers of Fron dizis last government also affix ing their signatures The military members of the Cabinet were the last to sign The act declared that in view of the facts known by the public which have produced the vacancy of executive power Guido had as sumed the office The military signers were Gen Raul Poggi of the army who mas terminded the bloodless coup which ended Frondizis stormy rule Brig Cayo Antonio Alsina of the air force and Rear Adm Agus tm Penas of the navy DESEGREGATION MOVE AUGUSTA Ga DPI The lunch counters at five major stores were quietly integrated Thursday in a move which caught both Negro leaders and city officials by surprise ight with the support of 225 Dem ocrats Voting to strip the bill last of a cook at the Wood were 163 Republicans and 27 Demwrd e HosPltai and School ocrats The Senate Finance Committee will lose no time in getting down o work on the bill but floor de had a big ing out flooded basements High ways 3 5 and 59 which had been Cherokee were open Water also had started receding from streets in the low section o Charles City which had been im periled by the Cedar River The Oak Park section of that town o 9964 still was under water Abou 75 families had been asked to move out The Cedar at Charles City reached a peak of 1795 feet about midnight The Iowa Riverat Marshalltown started dropping after hitting a crest of 1660 feet at 11 pm Thursday The Cedar River was rising at he rate of two inches an hour at Waterloo Friday Flood stage is 15 feet and the river had more than a foot to rise to reach it Mayor Ed Jochumsens flood committee was working to cope with a 19foot crest expected Sat urday afternoon Preparations were being made to handle a 21foot crest No ma jor flooding was anticipated in Waterloo if the crest was under that 21foot level Some families moved out of the Sherwood Park area of Waterloo and from lowlying areas north of adjacent Cedar Falls The trouble at Waterloo was complicated by water moving into the Cedar from the Shell Rock and the West Fork of the Cedar Fought rt J Faught n vens Mason City was found guilty The administration won this Thursday of second degree murder in the fatal stabbing bate inthat branch is many weeks away Secretary of the Treasury Doug las Dillon will be the opening wit ness as five weeks of public testi mony begin next Monday Chair man Harry F Byrd DVa said more than 200 witnesses are list ed and the hearings may run even longer The committee is sharply split on the bill Liberals are anxious to strengthen loopholeiclosing pro visions and add many more while conservatives feel that the bill al ready goes too far Besides the business investment and withholding provisions the bill as it cleared the House in creased taxes on mutual banks and savings and loan associations on mutual fire and casualty com panies and on cooperatives It also tightened present regulations on entertainment expenses and on roreign income SPACE SURPRISE MOSCOW wi Soviet space man Yuri Gagarin said Friday that the next Soviet space flight will surprise the world SAME guilty where he was a patient Faught showed ho emotion on learing the verdict and contin ued to rest his head on his left hand as he did during most of the trial His mother Mrs Elvis C Faught stood behind him crying His father said nothing and didv not react FAUGHT to the verdict Faught 18 was accusedof the slaying of Mrs Jessie Zenor 53 Madrid Members of her family said they had anticipated a first idegree murder verdict with death or life sentence pen ally TheDistrict Courtjury delib erated eight hours before re turning the verdict Judge G W Hill Clarion set April 28 as the date for sentencing Faughts attorney Robert Ma honey has until then to make an appeal or ask for a new trial He said he plans to ask for a new trial but did not explain the grounds Faught was returned to the Mens Reformatory at Anamosa Friday On the inside Editorials Page 4 CubGazette 5 Mason City News Latest Markets 7 Sports 9jo Society News 1314 Clear Lake News J4 Comics 5 North Iowa News18 kisses h1S Tafter they married by Municipal Judge Max s n 2 Angeles The st married 32 years ago then divorced in 1957 and recently de to remarry Looking o son Charles 26 who was best man and their daughter Mrs Mollie Bradley who holds the newly weds 3monthsold grandson Mrs Bradley was matron of honor v   

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