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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Home MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 Th e news paper Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires that makes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 19 1962 neighbors 10c a Paper Consists Two No Monorail and the Big Fair Its on trial at Seattle By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The Seattle Worlds Fail which opens Sat urday may well be remem bered not for a dancing girl but for an elevated street car Transit officials of cities throughout the nation are watch ing with keen interest the Seattle experiment with a mon orail And the people behind the monorail the Alweg Rapid Transit System of Washington State Inc are frankly making a million bet that these officials will be persuaded to install similar systems In late March Alweg showed the first of two fourunit 124 passenger trains The run from downtown Seattle 4th and Pike to the Century 21 fair grounds stretch of 12 miles is supposed to take 90 seconds but the trial run was reported to be bumpy at half the planned top speed of 70 miles an hour For several years transit authorities in some US cities have been giving thought to the possibility of establishing mono rail networks These are less expensive to install than any other separated rightofway system Estimates range up ward from as little as million a mile Freeways come at million to million and sub ways at million to mil lion Moreover monorails operate off the ground on rails hung between giant supporting col umns The only surface rightof way needed is four square feet at intervals of 50 to 100 feet A monorail system in Wup pertal Germany since 1901 has carried morethan a billion pas sengers without a fatality Dem onstration projects are now in operation at Dallas Texas Cologne Germany and Japan and a withinthe park operation is a popular feature of Disney land Soviets trying to delay U S atomic testing m Its spring TRYOUT The little gir Russ pull Konev out of Berlin BERLIN removal o Marshal Ivan S Konev from com mand of Soviet troops in East Ger many is regarded as a most sig nificant event by Western officials in Berlin Konev has been re by Col Gen IvanI Yak an exploring finger to lhe stream from the hydrant at Thursday This restores the command situ 3rd SE near Carolina as her Mion prevailing before the East elders watch The hydrant Germans built the wall across was opened by a city employe Berlin last August Yakubovski in the annual flushing of the was then the commander of the 20 water mains to remove rust to 22 Soviet divisions in East Ger North Iowa Generally fair through Friday Lows Thursday night in the 30s Warmer Fri day highs in the 60s Iowa Generally fair through Fri day Warmer Thursday night lows 30s north to 40s south Warmer northeast Friday highs 60s northeast to upper 70s south west Further ing cloudiness Saturday warm er scattered showers by after noon or evening Minnesota Fair arid warmer Highs Friday 6875 Pressure beginning to mount GENEVA Soviet Un ion launched a series of diplomat ic maneuvers Thursday in an at tempt to block the American at mospheric nuclear weapons tests due soon in the Pacific The United States and Britain stood fast against the pressure Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian A Zorin called in the 17nation disarmament conference for an unpoliced moratoroium on move firmly resisted by the American ambassador Zorin demanded that the United GlobeGazette Weather Data uplstates promise to refrain from and sediment many girls scream upper right at the heroic On Aug 10 it was announced Konev had come out of retire ride through the gushing to take over from ter as the older boy reacts ski Three days after his appomt with Big deal Wonder mentthe East Germans began how the heros mother will reputting up the wall to stop the act when she sees this and of refugees learns how he got so wet Word of Konevs departure came as a surprise to Westernof WASH car left fjciais here gets a free side Konev has the reputation be it goes through the jng atough and resolute com stream from another open hymander That was assumed to b drant Perhaps the driver thereason for his return to dut turned around and came back Kvhen the East was about t iS f o 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum for the complete job Yes the windows are closed Photog rapher Elwin Musser snapped these candid photos from a distance using a telephoto lens Claim Red guerrillas On the inside Critics of monorails tend to be as articulate as enthusiasts Several months ago the in fluential SeatJle weekly the Argus quoted a California transportation engineer William H T Holden that monorail design was an exhausted art and that the whole concept is fundamentally unsound The monorail in Seattle is supposed to transport 10000 visitors an hour to the fair grounds The trains ride on a Tbar supporting system The train was designed and built by a West German firm set up by the late international industrial ist Alex WennerGren The Seattle City Council gave Alweg a franchise to erect the pylons with the understanding that they would be removed after the fair closes six months from now Of course there is a possibility that the Seattle Transit Commission might take over the system but as yet the break commission is not so disposed Editorials Page 4 Society News 6789 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets 11 Sports 1314 Clear Lake News 16 Comics 18 North Iowa News 20 Transit Schedule 22 Dazzling light perhaps meteor seen in West SALT LAKE CITY Utah AP dazzling multicolored light apparently from an exploding me teor flashed across the sky from Kansas to Northern California Wednesday night The light was so brilliant that street lamps in Eureka Utah operated by a photoelectric sys off momentarily just as they do automatically at day New or motel planned downtown Plans to build either a motel or a fivestory hotel on the present site of the Cerro Gordo Hotel were announced Thursday by Vince Jorgenson Construction probably will be in next fall he said Jorgenson and M A Arneson president of the Clear Lake Bank and Trust Co have purchased all the stock in the Cerro Gordo Ho tel Corp Jorgenson said That corporation purchased the Hotel Eadmar and Cecil Theater build ings from the Arthur Rule estate earlier this week for N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES On the fair proper is another monorail offering service about the grounds This differs from the Alweg train is that it is a suspension monorail system the first such ever erected in the United Its futuristic cars follow a pattern about the grounds stopping at key exhibit areas 0 Roy Chalk who heads the District of Columbia Transit System has seriously offered to run an overhead high speed rail service between George town and Dulles Airport And with the streets of our cities jammed with automobiles and our downtown buildings being toppled to clear space for offthestreet parking the mono rail if proved practicable in Seattle could appear highly at tractive to transit people throughout the nation Many people reported hearing what sounded like an explosion as the fireball vanished Dr Robert Kadesch associate professor of physics at the Uni versity of Utah said it apparent ly was a bolide or exploding me teor It probably exploded 50 to 60 miles in the atmosphere or per haps a little lower Dr Kadescl said Only the Newspaper m SAME DATE1961161 ONLY THE NEWSPAPER tells you so much about the achievements of your commu nitys boys and girls as it chronicles the doings of Boy Scouts Girl Scouts 4H Clubs and other youth organizations Pandas for Jackie NEW DELHI India Jacqueline Kennedy is going to get two rarebaby pandas to replace the two tiger cubs thatdied after they were presented to her during her visit to India Pandas natives of the Himalayas are difficult to locate but two have been found Newspaper strike continues MINNEAPOLIS Conciliation talks continued in the strike against the Minneapolis Star and Trib une with no settlement by the weekend meaning a second Sunday without Minneapolis news papers Publication of the two papers was halted last Thursday Down raids in Argentina BUENOS AIRES Police staged surprise dawn raids on headquarters of radical groups throughout Argentina in an apparent prelude to a military cam paign to cut short their growing political influence No sign of exdiplomats LONDON Scotland Yard detectives reported that Guy Burgess the British diplomat who defected to Russia nearly 11 years ago with Donald MacLean was not aboard the Soviet passenger ship Baltika which arrived here Scotland Yard said that it had re ceived reports that the two turncoat diplomats may have left the Soviet Union Purdue airliner crashes DALLAS A blue and white twoengine DCS owned by PurdueUniversity and being outfitted to fly Big Ten football and basketball teams to games crashed exploded and burned men were killed instantly and a third died of injuries Negotiations now are under way with three corporations which nave expressed interest in the Hotel Cerro Gordo site Jorgenson revealed A meeting with one is scheduled next week The Hotel Cerro Gordo building which covers a quarter block would be torn down he said but the Cecil and Eadmar buildings also a quarter block will remain Alice Arthur has a lease on the be a p theater which runs for years period more The Eadmar is to be renovated after May 1 when Joseph Gillam present operator has vacated the hotel It will continue as a hotel under new management Jorgen son said Both hotels will be available during the June Band Festival he added L P Bosworth and Floyd E Johnson as trustees under the estate of Mary Bosworth and Warren Hendriks Chicago were the owners of the stock o the Cerro Gordo Hotel Corp launch the perilous operationo sealing off West Berlin Under his orders two Soviet armored divi sions moved intoposition on Ber lins outskirts while the East Ger mans began the wall Three weeks later President Kennedy sent retired Gen Lucius D Clay to Berlin as his personal representative The termination of Clays mission was announced by he White House last week He eaves Berlin May 6 Thus the two top figures dis patched by the Kremlin and the White House to Berlin at the height of the crisis will have left In political circles here there was speculation the moves were relat ed bound up with the present phase of USSoviet negotiation over Berlin Western sources suggested Pre mier Khrushchev felt he could conducting shots over the Easter 61 holiday weekend He declared the 33 Soviet Union would not agree to a recess of the conference unless such a promise was received Zorins maneuvers tied up the conference in a procedural wrangle The delegates many with their bags been scheduled to recess today until Tuesday There was no indication in Gen eva that the American tests would SAIGON South Viet Nam this Westerners Two US Army enlisted men speculated that the first shot in captured by Viet Cong guerrillas the projected Christmas Island are alive and are being paraded series was at least seven days through South Vietnamese villages away in an attempt to show that the In a long session of the confer United States has intervened in ence US Ambassador Arthur H pull back his marshal after the announcement that President Ken nedy was withdrawing his general The reasoning was that Konevs arrival presaged trouble for Ber lin so his departure could possibly be a promise of a more settled the Communist war of libera tion it was reported Thursday The reports brought here by travelers were not confirmed by US military authorities The reports conflicted with a South Vietnamese government statement which said the Viet Cong were taking the Americans through the dense jungles of South Viet Nams central highlands to wards the sanctuary of the Lao tian border The two missing soldiers are Sfc Francis Quinn Niagara Falls NY and Sgt George Groom Stewartsville Mo Quinn and Groom along with two other US Army enlisted men were training a group of South Vietnamese sol diers when they were ambushed April 8 All four were captured but two of the men Staff Sgt Wayne E Marchand Plattsmouth Neb and Specialist James Gabriel Hono lulu were slain later by the Viet Cong because they were too badly wounded Dean and British Minister of State Joseph Godber insisted there was no change in the Western posi tion Simply stated it is this United States tests wiil take place as planned unless the Soviet Union quickly accepts a test ban treaty with international control arrangements In Wash ington and London President Ken nedy and Prime Minister Macmil lan have said the same thing Zorin repeated that the Krem lin never would accept interna tional controls Zorin coupled his move with a qualified Soviet offer to negotiate on those portions of a neutralist test ban which conform to Mos cows ideas on enforcement The United States and Britain said they also would be willing to use the neutralist proposal for ne gotiating purposes provided the Rain possible in Iowa on Easter Sunny skies and mild tempera tures continued in Iowa Thursdaj but the Weather Bureau said th Easter weekend may be marrec by rain Southerly winds will warm tto state Friday but the breezes ar xpected to carry moisture inl he state Saturday Showers are expected to de velop late Saturday afternoon Holland sends 865 men to New Guinea ROTTERDAM the Nether lands 9178ton trans port Zuiderkruis sailed Thurs day with 865 troops to reinforce the Dutch garrison in West New Guinea threatened with inva sion by Indonesia Photofax TAKING A YOYO BREAK This scene could have come out of the past from Christendoms earliest days except for one very noticeable item A yoyo These youngsters were taking a break in rehearsals for the sunrise Easter pageant to be presented Sun day in the Dallas Tex Laurel Land Memorial Park when Jon Coffee 12 whipped out a yoyo for a little practice The young iady is his sister Jennifer 10 Soviets accepted the concept of scientifically sound international enforcement The American and British dele gations said they too were will ing to negotiate on the neutralist jplan if the Soviet Union would ac cept the principle of an interna tional control system and of on site inspections XI5 in warmup for attempt to reach 50 miles EDWARDSAIR FORCE BASE Calif pilot Joe Walker streaked 3920 miles an hour Thursday in a warmup of and plane for an upcoming at tempt to soar 50 miles into space He hit his six times the speed of sound on the way up to 150000 eet This was a comparatively low altitude for the X15 which has already gone to 217000 feet but high enough for the main purpose of the flight test a new emergency control system The system designed to take over if the main controls fail is vital for upcoming flights to alti tudes of 250000 to 400000 feet Walker deliberately switched off the main system twice to check the new controls The speed record for the X15 is 4093 mph TABLES TURNED RENSSELAER Ind UPI There are a dozen embarrassed jurors in Tippecanoe County Richard D Smith 24 whom they acquitted of burglary charges last week admitted Thursday he was guilty   

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