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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Th VOL IK J CITY GLOBE newspaper that makes a 11 North Iowans MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 7 1962 HOME EDITION n e i g h b o r UOc a Paper Consslts of Two No If ay use TH law end port walkout Keep cool if taxmen want audit Its routine chief states By M G DEPUTY New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHlNGTONTheres bet ter than an outside chance that the Internal Revenue Service will call you in this year for anj audit of your tax return buta trim exintercollegiate middle weight boxing champion says to keep cool and take it in stride The former boxer is Morti mer M Caplin commissioner of Internal Revenue and hes ordered his agents to examine more returns in the future than they have in the past The agents will pull out some re turns at random and Caplin says no taxpayer can feel cer tain his return will not be audi ted I dont think any adverse in ference ought to be drawn by anyone because his return is se lected for audit Caplin said in an interview In the grea majority of cases there is noth ing wrong on the return It just like you check your gro or yourbank state ment Ive been trying to ge this message across Caplintalks about tax audits with some feeling since an agent was in his CharlottesviUe Va office going over hi returns when White House as sociate press secretary Andrew Hatcher telephoned that Presi dent Kennedy would announce his appointment within a few hours It became obvious what we were talking about Caplin re called The agent said Mf Caplin I feel very foolish I said Go ahead its your job But I have a feeling the process accelerated some Caplin is a 46yearold New Yorker with a fondness for bowties who was teaching tax law at the University of Vir ginia and practicing as a part ner with Perkins Battle and Minor when the President tapped him for the Internal Revenue post We had a statewide prac lice Caplin said In a town like CharlottesviJle to have 13 lawyers in a firm was unheard of The average firm in Vir ginia has two or three I had a very active tax practice and had a broad range of experi ence there which I find ex tremely useful up here Caplin was sworn in 14 months ago and he has been trying ever since to get rid of some of the speedup management efficien cy techniques that were intro duced by his predecessors We have been emphasizing the need for a reasonable ap proach in tax regulation he said We dont want our agents judged by the amount of addi tional taxes they collect We want them to be judged by the total job If a taxpayer is en titled to a deduction and hasnt claimed it its the agents duty to point that out THE IRS collected bil lion of taxes last year and Cap lin stresses that 977 per cent was paid involuntarily The American public does an enormous job Its unparal leled when you lookat the tre mendous amount of revenue they contribute to the govern ment I think our country is at tuned only to the kind of sys tem we have which is essen tially a doityourself system We want a good hardhit MY BEAU Mrs Ansel Fletcher who will be 100 years old May 29 gets a hug from gubernatorial can didate Richard Nixon in Mon terey Calif Said she Oh my boy my beau I expected to meet you up there point ing never in per son ting organization but we want good exercise of judgment This is difficult with an organization ot 51000 people but I wavit the invn wyuiiuuu iy lilUtJIiC taxpayer to have a feeling that sian patrol plane The men were the agent understands the issue injured when the plane strafed and that he has been given a their boatoff Morotai Island fair hearing his week N ews in a utshell FKOM OUR WIRE SERVICES Not enthusiastic WASHINGTON chiefs of the National Guard and the Army Re serve have endorsed without enthusiasm the Pentagons plan to carve up divisions under their commands Within the strength and budget guidelines the Army has produced the best possi ble plan Maj Gen D W McGowan told a Sen ate Appropriations sub committee Test called off CAPE CANAVERAL altitude winds forced scientists to again call off an attempt to launch Americas new highenergy AtlasCen taur rocket on its maiden flight Djilas jailed BELGRADE Yugosla via Milovan Djilas 51 former vice president of Yugoslavia and critic of the Communist system he helped build has been arrested again for undis closed reasons Poet signed PITTSBURGH The United Steelworkers Un ion and10 of the 11 ma jor steel producers for mally signed new labor contracts and the union immediately expre s s e d hope that a strikefree era was beginning in the basic steel industry To reopen talks WASHINGTON United States and Russia reportedly w i 11 reopen their talks next week on the Berlin situation Un dersecretary of S t a t e George W Ball said the Allies were making some major decisions about how to go for ward with the talks TO MAKE AMENDS WASHINGTON WVIndonesia Hawaii in appeal to President Supplies are cutoff WASHINGTON Kennedy is reported to be consid ering invoking the TaftHartley law to end thethreeweek West Coast shipping strike Reliable sources said the action may come later Saturday There is aquestion however whether the laws emergency pro visions permitting application for an 80day court injunction to end the strike would be applied to the entire stoppage or simply to re quire a resumption of snipping service to hardhit Hawaii Hawaii Gov William F Quinn has voiced repeated appeals to the White House for help saying that the strike has cut Hawaii off from vital food and other supplies Undersecretary of Labor W WHlard Wirtz returned here from the West Coast negotiations to re port on the situation to Secretary Arthur J Goldberg who in turn was to report to the President It was understood that Wirtz and Robert Moore deputy direc tor of theFederal Mediation and Conciliation Service will report they left the negotiations Friday night in a complete deadlock Both the Pacific Maritime Asso ciation and the three labor unions involved have been opposed toin voking the TaftHartleylaw emer gency provisions The shippers as sociation issued a statement Fri day to that effect The unions involved are the Sail ors Union of the Pacific the Ma rine Firemen and the Marine Cooks and Stewards The shippers association has withdrawn an offer reported to give the unions an 115 per cent increase in pay rates and benefits The unions were holding out for a 175 per cent increase Presidents of 12 struck ship lines in the Pacific Maritime As sociation issued a statement Baying There are limits be yond which the maritime indus try cannot go The strike had idled some 60 ships on the West Coast and in Sawaii East Coastbased and foreign vessels are not involved The President invoked the raftHartley law last summer to halt an East Coast maritime strike RAIN Iowa Partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers spread ing across the state Saturday night warmer southeast lows 30 to 35 Considerable ness and colder Sunday with occasional showers east por tion weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 45 Minimum 29 Precipitation 02 Sunrise 5 Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 25 lowans fail m effort to stop police payment WASHINGTON W The House has passed over Midwest led opposition a bill to authorize a payment to New York City for the police protec tion it provided during the 1960 UN1 meeting The vote came after the House defeated on a standing 7976 vote an amendment by Rep H R Gross RIowa to preyenl New York City from seeking any such futurepayments Instead of passing the bill in troduced by Rep EdnaF Kelly Gross said a bil should be passed to remove the torch fromthe Statue of Liberty and replace it with a cup You asked for this Tower of Babel you got it and now you dont want it Gross said New York City Gross added shouldnt get one dime He said owa also has played host to Soviet Premier Khrushchev in the past has asked for a nickel Gross was joined in opposing the bill by Rep Fred Schwengel RIowa SAME freed T by Cuba Yank ship picked up BULLETIN FORT LAUDERDALE U Seven American treasure hunters onder arrest in Cuba expect to leave there Sunday the captain of the expedition telephoned his wife Saturday The Cuban government has cleared us Gordon S Patton reported WASHINGTON AP The State Department says it is work ing through the Swiss government to obtain release of seven US skindivers arrested in Cuba Secretary of State Dean Rusk said Friday night he anticipated no difficulty in gaining freedom for the men believed to be the same ones for whom the US Coast Guard has been searching Rusk said the men were inriocenl adventurers enroute to Jamaica to explore for sunken treasure Havana radio describing the seven as socalled frogmen said they were arrested Thurs day off the north coast of Oriente Province Later a semiofficial Havana television commentator Marion Kuchilan called the sev en invaders hinting that they might face serious charges in Cuba The Coast Guard had been searching since Wednesday for a oat carrying seven skindivers Coast Guard officials called off he search pending further de velopments although the Cuban broadcasts had not identified the men by name Relatives of the missing men speculated they might have Cuban waters searching for sunken ships anc undersea treasure Pompanb Beach Fla last Satur day was due inv Jamaic Tuesday State Department officials said Swiss officials were being asked o check on the captives and ob ain their release Switzerland has handled US affairs in Cuba since the United States broke re ations with Cuba The seven men sought by the toast Guard and believed to be he ones held in Cuba were iden ified in Miami as Gordon S Patton 62 Ocean ity Md charter boat and mari ime museum operator Fred Dickson Jr 32 formerly of Ocean NJ assistant cruise direc or Mike Freeman 37 Washing on DC underwater photogra herJohn Sterry 28 Brewster NY John E Johnson 21 and Joe Campbell 20 Washington DC and Bernie Nistad Brook yn NY Friends and relatives of the men said they were carrying ex loring gear including a two man submarine cameras and kindiving equipment QH CAN YOU SEE Old Glory the ifcheAanners the birth of his eighth made it four girls and four boys birthplaces in Germany Massachu setts Texas andIndiana got no diaper salute ial issue stand results in threats NEW ORLEANS AP A Roman Catholic layman says his ife was threatened after he ap peared on television to announce ormation of a committee support ng desegregation of parochial schools The layman Harold F Ditt mann said he had received tele blow my brains out after he was interviewed on anews programHe asked for po ice protection Five othermen who joined Ditt man in forming Catholic laymen upporting school integration had has told the United States that appropriate compensation will be given t o four Okinawan ishermen wounded by Indone CHERRY BLOSSOM COQUEENS Cherrv Biosar som Princesses Kathleen Knous of Colorado left Miss and Frances Pastore of Rhode Island on L Colorado and i i f9nvard it was noticed A ll J 1 j l MX i WrA tT Ud settled later by officials who decided to have co yueens Ihe nnxup came when the Wheel of Fortune U S senator a midnight conference with Co adjutorArchbishop John Patrick Cody There were no announce ments following the meeting In another development in the 11dayold dispute over a decision to desegregate parochial schools in the archdiocese Mrs B J Gaiilot Jr disclosed contents of a letter from Archbishop Joseph Francis Hummel threatening her with excommunication Mrs Gaiilot who has two chil dren in Catholic schools led her small Save Our Nation Inc group in picketing the homes of Rummel and his coadjutor after the desegregation decision The archbighops letter to Mrs GaiJlot said We deem it our duty to admonish you that any further attempt by you through word or deed to hinder our orders or provoke our devoted people to disobedience or rebellion against the church will subjectyou to ex communication Excommunication is the most drastic punishment facing a Cath olic There are many forms the jmost stringent of which bars ia Catholic from receiving the churchs sacraments Mrs Gaiilot who contends God demands segregation has vowed to accept excommunication unless she is shown the error in her in terpretation of the Bible Favors lowering of Iowas voting age to 18 DAVENPORT Nor man Erbe urged Saturday that the legislature lower Iowas mini mum voting age to 18 In a campaign address pre pared for the state convention of Iowa Young Republicans Erbe said Iowa youth have the biggest stake in the states future and should be permitted to participate with their vote in the political processes that concern them The governor also said his ad ministration has repaired the many cracks and holes left in the foundation of the state govern ment after four years of Demo cratic rule1 stifle revolt But Ecuador is uneasy QUITO Ecuador AP The rmy clamped a state of errier ency on northcentral Ecuador aturday and hunted Castro r m e d proCommunist guer illas rebelling against the gov rnment of PresidentJulio Carlos rosemena Army reinforcements w e r e ushed into the junglecovered An dean foothills less than 50 miles torn this South American moun ain capital Press reportssaid at east one soldier was killed and everal persons were wounded in hashes The army announced it iad captured 30 insurgents Government officials refused to isclose details of the operation comment on unconfirmed re orts of similar uprisings in the Quevedo area of west central cuador The rebels were described as members of the proCastro Revo utionary Union of Ecuadorean ftmth some of whom had re eived military and guerrilla war are training in Cuba Informed ources said the insurgents were irmed with Czechmade arms muggled in from Cuba The uprising followed within 48 lours Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castros public denunciation of Arosemena for breaking diplomat c relations with Havana Castro also predicted that Arosemena vould be overthrown Arosemena reluctantly severed Ecuadors tieswith Cuba Com munist Poland and Czechoslovakia last week uiider pressure of the riiilitary armed forces forced Afoieniena to reshuffle toexclude leftists and to swing his policies to the right Communist agitators have long Jeeii active in the hinterlands of Ecuador a country of 4 million on the northwest coast of South with severe economic ctnd political problems Communist propaganda flowed nto the countryside after report dly being brought into the coun ry in Cuban diplomatic pouches nformants said the Czech Em aassy bankrolled Ecuadors Com munist party These were some f the reasons the military in isted Arosemena break ties with uba Poland and Czechoslovakia he informants said Amish must light their buggies LANCASTER Pa AP The Amishplain people want no uss or frills have lost their fight o keep bright lights off their huggies The State Bureau of Traffic Safety advised the Amish that the 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