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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 16, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspape Edited for the Home ON CITY GLOBE 1 HOME 1 EDITION I VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Associated Press and Unifcd Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APRIL 16 1962 neighbors lOc a Paper Consists of Two No 57 One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 1215 nm S XWLO Decor1 ills l Ames 610 a m Our senior citizens are a real asset PHE growing concern for our aging neighbors commonly referred to as senior citizens is a praiseworthy mark of our era Sometimes however I feel we proceed from a wrong atti tude at least a faulty empha sis prone to ask What can we do for these old peo pie At least half of the time I really think more than half of the ought to reverse that question and ask What can they do for our com munity and for society in gen eral For the normal person theres a lot more satisfaction in help ing than in being helped Thu principle is at the center of an old gag about the lad who sought to make somebody grandmother the beneficiary o his daily good deed by helping her across the street There wa just one thing wrong She didn want to go across the street The thing Im talking about here is by no means new or original with me Its inherent in the ancient observation that experience is the best teach er Experience and wisdom are usually synonymous Its the worst kind of bad business to let these values go untapped Thats what happens when our senior citizens are put on the shelf prematurely of tha most inspiring and unforgettable men Ive e v e r known spends a great part of his waking hours practicing what I am preaching in this commentary He wastrying to do something about utilizing the experience and wisdom of age before the term senior citi zens was brought into common use This friend of Senate focus turns to big steel companies Photofax MEET THE NEW JUSTICE Byron R Whizzer White former deputy attorney general poses in his robes as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court in his chambers after taking oath of his new office Justice White the youngest member of the court at 44 replaces resigned Justice Charles E Whittaker man Catholic Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel Monday ex communicated three prominent members of the church includ ing a woman for fighting orders to integrate 153 par o c h i a 1 schools next September The Archbishop excommuni cated M r s B J Gaillot Jr Leander H Perez and Jackson G Ricau M r s Gaillot 42 Giant killers at work Two probes prepared WASHINGTON bill to strengthen the governments pow er to breakup monopolistic cor porations was on its way to the Senate Monday while Senate sub poenas were being sped to the dozen largest steel companies The massive assault mounted by President Kennedy against steels increase was still rolling though the price boost was rescinded Friday The battles aftermath found the stock market at a 1962 low Ken nedys prestige at a new high and the prospects for his whole legislative program considered suddenly brighter Pressing ahead with its an nounced antimonopoly investiga tion the Seriate Antitrust sub committee headed by Sen Estes Kefauver DTenn wrote sub poenas for the 12 top companies to bring in figures on production by midMay ilc ma uccu Albert Gore DTenn pre tant Louisiana politician for decPared to introduce three bills Mon ades and once was a national day to sharpen the teeth o the 3 excommunicated in racial dispute NEW ORLEANS the archbishops home IOWA STAR FARMER Nick J Schmitt Jr 18 Rockford gets a kiss from his mother after he was named Star Iowa Farmer at the annual FFA state convention at Waterloo The youths father is at right Chosen from among 200 winners of the Iowa Farmer Photofax Degree young Schmitt received a cash award He was graduated from high school last year and now is farm ing fulltime He rents 80 acres of land himself and assists in the operation of the home farm of 400 acres and an ad ditional 160 acres and insisted that the Bible teaches segregation Perez is a former district at torney He has been an impor Dccn i du Pont Lee of Wilmington nearuv Del approaches the subject J under discussion here with al most a religious fervor I think I can best introduce him and his philosophy by dipping into an article about him in the Satur day Evening Post It is my contention he as serted that a person who has accumulated a stock of this worlds goods has no moral right to go to Florida sit under a palm tree and wait for the un dertaker This man of means is no more independent than the sen ior citizen who lives on a pen sion He relies entirelyon the labor which earns the dividends on his securities He has no right to accept this labor and not give back something in return Heshould work for the community for the church for civic affairs Maurice du Pont Lee is de scended from the famous Du Pont family and from the Rob ert E Lee family Just about a decade ago he retired from a career as a chemi cal engineer with the Du Fonts In the views Ive been quoting he wasnt talking about some body else He was talking about NIXONS MOVE IN BEVERLY HILLS Calif tffi The Richard M Nixon family has moved into its new home at 410 Martin Lane andtheir new neighbors include Harpo and Groucho Marx The family had been living in a rented house himself My first personal meeting A with Maurice Lee was on the Purdue campus when both o us were on a counseling mis sion along with about 10 others I talked to the students abou newspapering as a career he talked to them about the chemi cal engineering field But in his contacts with u other Old Masters socalled he would pour out his conviction that theres an element of crim inality in permitting the know how of our aging people go un used just because they happen to have reached a certain con ventional retirement age As theoretical proposition SAME leader of the states rights party Ricau is head of the South Louisiana white Citizens Council Excommunication is severe church punishment An excom municated Catholic may not participate in any of the church sacraments and other rituals I will say that I love his ex cellency Archbishop Rummel and may God have mercy to show him the terrible mistake he has made with such false ac cusations against men M r s Gaillot said The Archbishop warned a 11 three in a personal and confi dential letter last month to stop opposing the church on school integration or he would have them excommunicated M r s Gaillot made her letter public Rummel said the excommuni cation can be lifted only by him self or his delegate MIAMI Sixty ransomed Cuban invasion prisoners re laxed with their families Mon day while exile leaders made plans for them to tourthe coun ry His Jbills not havebeen Tgiveri chance of pas sage a week ago Now they must be regarded seriously especially since Democratic legislators can be expected to capitalize on the T f socalled monopoly issue in this iry Baling tor funds to re mmnaifrn lease 1119 comrades still in Cas tro s jails Enrique Llaca spokesman for the Cuban Families Committee which arranged the barter of million for the 60 sickand wounded captives said the drive N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Newspaper strike talks MINNEAPOLIS Labor conciliators began a series of meetings with the Minneapolis Star and Tribune and several unions in an effort to end a strike thathas halted the newspapers publication for the first time in the newspapers history Copies of the Sunday St Paul Pioneer Press were scalped for 50 cents a copy in Minneapolis and many papers which delivered to St Paul homes were taken from doorsteps Denies giving secrets WIESBADEN Germany i A U S Air Force captain denied he gave military information to East Germany in 1960 but admitted visiting East Berlin to go drinking with two Communist officers Capt Jo seph P Kauffman 43 looked squarely at the panel of eight officers trying him and said I did not re veal any information detrimental to the U S Ail Force Wants Algeria crackdown ALGIERS A Moslemi mobr lynch ed two Euro peans near Algiers as the Algerian nationalist com mand warned the French to take stronger steps against the European Secret Army Organization Red China congress closes TOKYO Communist Chinas Peoples Con gress wound up a 20day secret session with a blast nobody could quarrel with this at the United States a proclamation Of friendship for viewpoint Its like objecUng to Russia and admission that it Was having agricultural mnthpr mvp nr nnnnsinff thp i i i HWTHJ moiner love or opposing me troubles at home New stab at Atest treaty The eight neutral members of the disarmament conference proposed that a nuclear test ban treaty be policed by a commission of scientists from uncommitted countries antitrustlaws Hassle flares over plan to raise Cuban ransom Disrupts phone service Coaxial cable is severed Long distance telephone serv ice out of Mason City virtually came to a halt in midforenoon Monday A ditch digging machine in stalling drain tile on a farm south of Iowa Falls cut the coaxial cable to Des Moines carrying 92 circuits The cable carries ail direct dialing out of North Iowa and southbound calls from Min neapolis it was explained by Stanley Reynolds Northwestern Bell Telephone Co manager at Mason City The seven circuits we have direct to Chicago are just a drop n the bucket Reynolds said We are trying to arrange cir cuits through Minneapolis but direct dialing is out except through Waterloo because the automatic billing machine is in Des Moines FROM 6lTB WIRE SERVICES campaign year The Gore measures would 1 Give the president power un der the TaftHartley law to ob tain an 80day injunction against a general price increase in a basic commodity The procedure would be parallel to the cooling off period provided for national emergency strikes 1 Create a national consumers advisory board It would not have binding power but in a factfind ers role could muster public opinion against increases it deemed unjustified 3 Broaden the antimerger laws so that the same legal yardstick could be used to break up ex isting large concentrations as is now used to prevent certain pro posed industrial mergers No companies were named but the bills were plainly pointed at US Steel the nations biggest producer and the one whose an nouncement last Tuesday of a boost touched in the past parade of virtually identical increases by other firms Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy riad put the finger on US Steel last week In discussing the ques tions being explored by the Justice Department he said one was whether one company namely US Steel so dominates the industry that it controls prices and should be broken up The Presidents closest advisers said he wants no reprisals and hopes to preserve the good will and cooperation of business gen erally Still the administration was following through with the measures it set in motion to quash the steel price boost The Justice Department was am my brothers keeper con cept But precisely how is theory to be translated into practice Maurice du Pont Lee had not only the answer to this question but he had the equiva Turn to 2 Please pressing ahead with the federal grand jury investigation in New York which Atty Gen Kennedy ordered last Wednesday The investigation ordered by the House Antimonopoly subcom mittee headed by Rep Emanuel Celler DNY also was sched uled to open on May 2 But it appeared that Celler would let the Kefauver subcommittee do most of the ballcarrying Kennedys stunning victory over the steel giants may have handed him the key to victories in some looming congressional battles Capitol sources said His prestige with Democratic members has soared Administration leaders rcnonsi ble for getting two major Ken nedy farm program and health care for the aged under Social of commit tees were jubilant Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered thundershow ers likely over southeast and extreme east Windy and warmer High Tuesday 55 to 60 Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average three to five de grees above normal in Iowa from Tuesday through Satur day Normal highs 58 to 63 Normal lows 37 to 44 It will be mild at beginning of the period but will turn colder Friday and Saturday Pre cipitation will average light to moderate occurring as showers or t h u n de rstorms Monday night and Tuesday and possibly again Thursday night or Friday Amounts will be generally less than one fourth inch Minnesota Increasing cloudi ness windy and a little warmer Scattered light show crs High Tuesday 55 to 55 GlobeGazette weather data up to S a m Monday Maximum 43 Minimuir 21 At S a m 31 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 33 Minimum 17 for more funds will start inNew York next Monday All but the2most severely wounded of the released prison ers will make appearances in cities Across the United States Llaca said The freed captives arrived icre Saturday for an emotional and tumultuous welcome from 20000 of their cheeringcrying efugee countrymen Twentyfive vere temporarily hospitalized he rest fed and reunited with amilies they had not seen for a year All 60 vowed to return to Cu ban prisons unless miilion more was provided to buy the reedom of their comrades still held by Cuban dictator Fidel astro Liaca ap p e a r e d optimistic about securing the release of the other men captured in the abor ive Bay of Pigs invasion April 17 1961 He said Castro was eager to negotiate and quoted Castro as saying that within four months all the prisoners will be back in the United States But plans to continue the men ormoney barter with Castro drew sharp criticism from some Cuban exile groups and American poli ticians Rep L Mendel Rivers DSC called it a bizarre and malevol ent scheme of blackmail He said there is no reason to be lieve Castro will abide by his word to turn over all the prison ers for the established ransom of million Those who contribute one pen ny to the negotiations with Cas iro shall be taking it away from the war Deliberation said the Student Revolutionary Director GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 38 Minimum 22 Bulletin WASHINGTON UP The United States Monday denied most emphatically that it had proposed any reduction of Western troops in Berlin This was in answer to a newsdis patch from Bonn Pujol now lives in Pan ama The captives freed Saturday were the most seriously injured nembers of theinvasion forces Some arrived on crutches some missing arms and legs others with bullets still imbedded in heir bodies But doctors said most were generally in fair condition and capable of regaining health if given plenty of good food and vitamins ate one of two exile groups to condemn the move Meanwhile word reached here that Guillermo Alonso Pujol wealthy Cuban vice president in 1952 was in Cuba to negotiate Repairing the damage is a matter of several hours of work he said Each of the 92 circuits must be traced and then spliced separately Also affected was teletype service to newspapers and radio stationsairlines and other busi nesses utilizing wire transmis for the release of his son Jorge sion Alonso Bernudez for a price ofj Service was partially restored in the early afternoon On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 7 Society News 121314 Sports 1516 North Iowa Nsws 17 Latest Markets 18 Mason City News 1819 Comics 20 Clear Lake News 21 Transit Schedule 22 R A Culver Manly city clerk retired editor dies at 66 Handle your tax return with caremail it now LEXINGTON Ky W Richmond saw his income tax return go down the ally Ke drove up to a curbside mail box at the post office Sunday and attempted to drop the envelope in the letter slot He missed The return went through a street grat ing and into a storm sewer Firemen retrieved it after brief search v Ai of this of course is a gooc reminder that federal income tax returns must be postmarked byj midnight tonight lowans have un til midnight Monday April 30 to file their state returns MANLY R A Rush Cul ver 66 city clerk and retired editor of the Manly Signal died Saturday night while visiting the Lyle Dillon honie in Mason City Funeral services are at 2 pm Tuesday at the Bethlehem Evan gelical United Brethren BE UB Church The Rev Harold Bellit will officiate Burial will be in the Manly Cemetery Brides Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements Culver was born Oct 6 Mr 1894 at St Ansgar the son of Miles K and Elizabeth Hillman Culver He was one of two chil R A CULVER dren He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Lu cille Myhre He was graduated from St Ansgar High School and Up per Iowa University at Fayette He served in World War I and on April 9 1919 he married Em ma Holden Plymouth They moved to Manly in 1921 where he was editor and publisher of the Manly Signal Although he retired from these positions a year ago he continued to give parttime assistance to his son in the newspaper business At the time of his death Mr Culver was city clerk a position he held for the last 20 years He was business secretaryof the Manly Telephone Co and served as postmaster in Manly for sev eral years He was president of the Manly school board and a member of the following organi zations The American Legion the World War I Veterans the 1OOF Lodge the Lions Club the Manly Community Associa tion the Hawkeye Press Club and the BEUB Church Mr Culver is survived by his wife a son Robert Manly two daughters Dorothy Stanley Mount Clemens Mich and Bev eVy Holtman Manhattan Kan and nine grandchildren Before coming to Manly Mr Culver was publisher of the St Ansgar Enterprise He had served as president of the Hawk eye Press Club andas director J of the Press Columnists of Iowa   

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