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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home iTY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The O newspaper that makes ail North lowans neighbors Associated Press and United Press International Full LeasaWires MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 6 1962 f Paper CouU of Two SectlonSeclUm On No Tfie end of an era in Cerro Gordo County MRS RICHARD WYBORNY RICKY Hate to see it go ELVIN RIPPENTROP TITONKA Sure lotta BENBAUMGARDNER We need a parking ramp PUFFY REZAB Its all right I guess C W LOWE Its a shame FREDC1NE I dont see why W W TRICKEY Very interesting Play ball Baseballs Here again 10 teams in each league By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON About the only thing which appears cer tain a few days before the base ball seasons traditional open Ing game Monday is the name of the starting pitcher for the Washington Senators against Detroit Bennie Daniels A winner of 12 games with the hapless second edition of the Senators in 1961 and a strong performer in practice Daniels this year lookstorbe the Nats star pitcher the ternpta tion to use the term mound artist is s o 1 u t e 1 y avoided It is not certain even at this late date that President Ken nedy will throw out the first ball but it is considered more than likely The President goes in more for active sports golf sailboat racing and the much writtenup touch football than for spectator sports but he is not oblivious of the fact that the baseball fan of today is the voter of November Some 18923217 rooters paid their way into big league games in 1961 plus another 233247 who attended the World Series This was by no means a record nor even evidence of progress despite the expansion of the American League to ten teams The record paid atten dance for a regular season was 26972201 in 1948 the 1960 total was 19911489 The attendance record is likely to go unchallenged in 1962 even though the National League with the addition of the Los Angeles Angels and the New York Mets is matching the size of the younger circuit This is in large part because of the inroads of television Close to 1000 games may be telecast this year according to Broad casting magazine All 162 games of each team will be broadcast by radio This is not an unmixed disaster Big League teams will realize just over million this year exclusive of the World Series from radio and televi sion game rights Regular rev enues will be swelled by Games of the Week Attendance totals will be en larged by the opening of two new stadiums The one in Wash ington js expected to do stand ingroom business for a turn put of about 47000 for the open ing game granted good weath er TKe SiSmillionplus Chavez Ravine arena which the Dodg ers will rent out to the Angels as well as using themselves will seat an initial 65000 The Mets awaiting the availability of Flushing Meadow Stadium have paid out to re furbish the Polo Grounds for a mere year And the Houston Colt 45s are spending mil lion for a temporary ball park while they sweat out a new stadium To think that only a century ago a member of the Knickerbocker Baseball Club of New York resigned in a huff when the dear old club tlartcd playing Before paying spectators CLOUDY on Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 5 to 8 degrees be low normal with only minor daily changes Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal highs are from the mid 50s in the north to around 60 in the south Normal lows are from the lower 30s in the north to near 40 in the south Pre cipitation will average around 25 of an inch in scattered showers mostly around the first of next week North Iowa Partly cloudy and continued cool Friday night and Saturday Lows Friday night near 30 Highs Saturday in the 40s Iowa Partly cloudy Friday night and Saturday Colder Friday night lows 20s to 30s southeast Highs Saturday 40s northeas to 50 southwest Further out cloudy and cbh tinued cool Sunday Minnesota Variable cloudiness slightly colder Highs Satur day near 50 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Friday Maximum Minimum At S a m Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 37 37 21 SAME Iowa Safety Department Black Flat Means Traffic Death in Past 21 Hours Berlin brighter ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Llewellyn Thompson U S ambassador to Russia said the news on Berlin n the last few days seems to be encouraging Thompson who will return to Moscow Sunday made the state ment to reporters following a visit with President Kennedy Thompson has been in this coun ry for consultations The envoy was asked whether there was any reason for opti rnism on the Berlin problem I dont like to characteriz it Thompson said Id bette leave it at that He did s a yri however tha the on Berlin the las few days seems to be encourag ing Thompson spent about half a hour with Kennedy Soviet and American militar commanders in Berlin have an nounced an agreement to dro restrictions they had placed o each others military liaiso missions in the two parts o Germany Another encouraging sign has been the absence of Soviet harassment for a week in the air corridors between West Ger many and West Berlin The agreement Thursday tween U S Gen Bruce C Clarke and Soviet Marshal Ivan S Konev eased the atmosphere somewhat Clarke the US Army com mander in Europe and Konev the Soviet commander in East Germany met in Potsdam East Germany to settle the dis pute that developed after East German police shot up a US mission car The two commanders agreed their missions at each others headquarters would resume normal activity Friday There was no public mention of the shooting incident ds plan OK cl VOTE NEARS Paris a huge election poster one of hundreds dis played Jri the French capital urging Parisians to vote yes in Sundays referendum on Al gerian peace terms Balloting will determine whether French men are satisfied with the ar rangements Approval is antici pated Brief walkout at Armour plant SIOUX CITY i 000 members of Local 34 Unitec Packinghouse Workers Union returned to work Friday at Arm our Co after walking off the job Thursday following the sus pension of a worker Business agent Henry Davi said the company had agreed t lift the suspension of the em ploye and talks between Arm our and union representative were scheduled to settle the dis pute over the suspension Armour officials said the walk out came after a beef coole department employe was sus pended when he refused t work as directed No picke lines were set up during th brief walkout N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES New rockets test delayed CAPE CANAVERAL Foul weather forced postponement of a planned U S attempt to fire a powerful new space rocket on its maiden flight The 107foot AtlasCentaur is the first of a revolutionary new breed of rockets using liquid hydrogen as a fuel May invite Russ astronauts UNITED NATIONS The U N OuterSpace committee has considered inviting Soviet Astronauts Yuri Gagarin and Gherman Titov for a visit here but has made no decision it was disclosed hail message r T CHICAGO heads of railroads urban cofn riiuter services and an airline Joined in a chorus of praise for President Kennedys proposals to aid the nations ailing public transport industry One eastern railroad president described Thursdays special mes sage to Congress as the first real progress made on the presidential level since 1932 toward solving the transportation problems of this nation Khrushchev has the flu MOSCOW Soviet Premier Khrushchev 68 was reported ill with influenza and ordered by doc tors to rest Sources said the Communist leaders ill ness is not serious but hisdoctors have insisted that he ease up on his work to prevent aggravation of his condition Lauds US armaments WASHINGTON The U S is leapfrogging the Soviet Union in the quality of its tanks artillery and rifles according to Army Secretary Elvis J Stahr Jr And my best information is that our tacti cal nuclear weapons are better than Russias he said by GOP Victory for President EVERETT DIRKSEN for JFK Selects 3 more to help nominate a new justice DES MOINES Formation of a committee to nominate a successor to Supreme Court Justice William Bliss was completed Friday Gov Norman Erbe selected three persons from outside the legal profession to serve on the 11member committee They are W Earl Hall editor of the Mason City Globe T Hakes Laurens and Jack azette state Rep Frances G Des Moines reasurer of the Iowa Federa ion of Labor Justice Bliss 85 Mason City announced earlier this week plans to retire Chief Justice Theodore Gar rield Ames is committee chair man Erbe said he would ask the members to submit the names of hree nominees for the court va caticy The committee will meet MARINE DRUMMED OUT OF CORPS U S Marine arrow head blocked out at Marine Corps request is escort ed by an armed chaser and drummers as he is being drummed out of the Corps with a bad conduct discharge at Marine Barracks Norfolk Va Marines Photofax in ranks at left have already turned their backs and as the prisoner ap proaches the next unit they will ex ecute an about face as part of the cere rnony Drumming once prevalent in all branches of the service has been revived after a lapse of20 years Fourweek Stockberger strike ends Striking workers at the Stock berger Transfer and Storage Co went back to work Friday after exactly four weeks off the job The company had been out of business during the period during all of which it was picketed by Local 768 United Packinghouse A federal mediator had been in Mason City several times during he strike including Tuesday and Wednesday of this week Union and management reached agree ment Thursday night by their own negotiations however Details of the settlement were not revealed A joint statement was issued that both manage ment and union look forward to resumption of operations and to a relationship between manage ment and employes in the future that will lead to advancements and benefits for both employer and employes Twentyseven employes partici pated in the strike which began at midnight March 8 The dispute involved wages hours and meal allowances Local Union 768 was certified as bargaining agent for the Stock berger employes following an NLRB election last Nov 8 WASHINGTON AP The Senate has given lopsided approv al to President Kennedys plea or authority to extend mil ion in aid to the financially trou bled United Nations Through aJLong legislative day Thursdaya coalition oi Ttemocrats and Republicans bear bacV efforts to limit the Presidents authority What emerged for consideration by the House was a compromise measure much to the administra tions liking Passdd 70 to 22 it would permit Kennedy to either lend the United Nations the money on his own terms or buy UN bonds bearing 2 per cent interest repayable over 25 years Attached is the condition that all US loans above S25 million must be matched by bond pur chases by other UN memberna tions This isnt likely to tie Ken nedys hands Sen John Spark man DAla floor manager for he bill said other nations already have agreed to buy more than miUion worth A ringing declaration by Senate Republican leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois that I have not lost my laith in John Fitz gerald Kennedy highlighted the legislative struggle and pointed up the partisan support for the as soon as possible to arrive at a recommendation Wealthy financier indicted for fraud EL PASO Tex tfi federal jrand jury has indicted muitimil ionaire financier Billie Sol Estes 37 and three other Texans on charges of plotting a fraud The four were charged in indictments returned Thursday with conspiring to defraud nine finance companies with faked mortgages ANOTHER ATEST WASHINGTON W The Atomic Energy Commission has fired another underground nu clear shot at its Nevada site Iowa Demo alone on cutback stand WASHINGTON UPI The proposed realignment of some Army Reserve and Na tional Guard divisions is nec essary for the protection of the soldiers serving in them and of the nation Rep Neal Smith DIowa said Friday Criticism is unrealistic he said The eight divisions sche duled for realignment include the 103rd Reserve from Iowa Wisconsin and Minnesota and the 34th National Guard from Iowa and Nebraska Iowa republicans fired off a strong protest to Army Sec sufficient funds to keep the Army advisory group the section five committee which he said flatly recom mended the 103rd be retained Its a little difficult to un derstand and for the De fense Department to explain how it is putting increased emphasis on conventional type defense and at the same time reducing the number of men in the reserves and guard units Rep Melvin R Laird RWis said It was generally predicted the House Appropriations committee would earmark retary Elvis J Stahr Jr and Rep Phil Weaver RNeb labeled the plan a serious blunder Rep Clark MacGregor R Minn charged the proposal was contrary to the specific recommendation of a special divisions up to strength Smith said that eventually all Reserve and Guard units and the entire Army will be realigned to permit the use of modern weapons and pro tective devices for the sol diers measure Dirksen had sponsored the com promise jointly with the Senate Democratic leader Mike Mans field of Montana While the proposal may be in for rougher going in the House Senate Democratic and Republi can leaders were confident the big margin piled up for it in the Senate would help turn the tide on the other side of the Capitol Kennedy originally asked tha straightout authority to buy half of the bond issue the United Nations is floating to meet costs of peacekeeping operations in the Congo and the Middle East The compromise was worked out by the White House in nego tiations with Sen George D Ai ken RVt who originally insisted on a loan that would be repayable in 3 years and car ry the going government borrow ing rate of a little over 3 per cent Sen Bourke B Hickenlooper RIowa chairman of the Senate SOP Policy Committee offered the shortterm loan proposal as a substitute Thursday night and it was thumpingly rejected 72to 20 The bill drew the support of 22 Republicans and 48 Democrats It was Dirksen in a fighting emotional speech who made the final stand against the Hickenloop er substitute Dirksen said he was quite wil ing to agree that many things done by and in the United Na tions had displeased him But the Republican leader continued I do not want to see this effort that began 17 years ago falter I am not going to charge my conscience with a course of action that would go contrary to the foundation of the United Nations   

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