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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the CITY G VOL 102 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION MASON CJTY IOWA FRIDAY APRIL 20 1962 Two sides to steel question And Kennedy hears them By ALVIN SPIVAK WASHINGTON UPI You have my permission to step on the steel industry so hard they will never forget it a citizen from St Petersburg Fla wired President Kennedy But the Presidents battle against a a ton steel price rise last week also drew this telegram from St Louis Mo We dont need a Hitler in the White House The conflicting sentiments re flected the strong feelings on both sides in more 2000 telegrams sent to Kennedy since the U S Steel Corp and other steel com panies raised prices The telegrams have arrived in as fast and heavy a flow as White House aides can recall on a single issue And they have contained some of the strongest language Suggest arrest steel executives for high treason came one mes sage from Jamaica NY On what meat doth this our Caesar feed asked a Greenville SC resident opposed to Ken nedys position My contempt is not only for the steel unions but I also had contempt for your lack of informa tion said another telegram from Yakima Wash In a sampling of several hun dred wires made available by the White House the strongest words by and large were in those op posed to Kennedy Those in support generally ex pressed congratulations and de manded government control of steel and other prices Opponents accused the President of wasteful government spending socialism and worse Severaldozen oftheproKen nedy letters were from local and regional steel union officials with more from other union leaders Wires on both sides came from all over thenation with a number of them attacking the United Steel workers union and its wage increases Even though I am a Repub lican and a small steel share holder I salute your stand on the current steel price increase said a woman from Columbus Ohio On the other hand several anti Kennedy messages stressed hat the senders owned no steel stock and were Democrats but hereafter would vote against the President Here are some examples of wording on both sides ProKennedy Your superb stand against unpatriotic greed you made me proud to be an American your speech was terrific bravo courageous inspiring magnificent and devastating this utterly unjustified unpatriotic steel price increase must not be allowed to stand AntiKennedy Your attack indefensible be fair attack or ganized labor temper tantrum unbecoming president pure demagogtiery shocked at your vindictive attitude your dic tatorial desires and financial ir responsibility stop tampering with free enterprise stop shaking your fist at American people Some suggestions were offbeat One woman proposed abolishing stainless steel tableware and maintained that office desks are better made out of wood than steel also metal should not be used to manufacture those so called innerspring mattresses Rather than split up big steel suggest further mergers a West Coast man said Easily national ized Ask Khrushchev for advice1 Please do not destroy free en terprise it has been good to your family a New Yorker said Steel prices pushem back pushem back pushem back said a hardware merchant from St Joseph Mo Of course we realize that steel stockholders are greatly outnum bered by your labor supporters a message from Oskaloosa Iowa asserted No political mo tivation in involved surely Suggest you consider promo tion of US Steel board chair man Roger Blough from dis armament commission to jail house came a cry from Berke ley Calif Do what you have to do say what you have to say but dont lose your temper was one Cal Hermans advice Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees above normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor4 mal highs are from 60 to 66 and normal lows from 38 to 44 degrees Mild Saturday colder Sunday warmer Mon day and Tuesday then colder again Wednesday Rainfall will average 50 to 75 of an inch in showers and thunder storms Saturday and again Tuesday or Wednesday North Iowa Considerable cloudiness with scattered showers and thunderstorms through Saturday Warmer Friday night lows in the 40s Highs Saturday in the 60s Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder storms t h ro u g h Saturday Warmer Friday night lows 40s north to 50s south Turn ing cooler west Saturday highs 60s northwest to 70s southeast Minnesota Growing cloudy showers Highs Saturday in 60s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 58 Minimum 31 ExWalker aide also suspended WASHINGTON AP Maj Archibald E Roberts has been suspended by the Army while it investigates a speech he made without Pentagon clearance The swift stiff Pentagon action re called that taken last year against his former boss exMai Gen Edwin A Walker Roberts 46 got a standing ova tion from the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday for an offthecuff talk in which he charged some government of ficials have leftist leanings He applied that label to G Mennen Williams former governor of Michigan who is now assistant secretary of state for African af fairs and to Mayor Samuel Yorty of Los Angeles Yorty issued a statement in Los Angeles saying the charge was ridiculous He said it serves mightily the Communist objec tive by causing confusion which aids subversives Williams is traveling in Africa and was unavailable for comment Roberts said he had not been under orders to submit his speech for Pentagon clearance And he told a reporter an investigation to me means that they will hear both sides I hope that we will have the truth Ive made my position clear The Army notified Roberts last Saturday that his original speech had been denied clearance saying among other things that it would reflect adversely on the armed forces and would tend to revive the Walker controversy Roberts did not seek further Pentagon ac tion but the speech he delivered did not mention the Army Waiker He said the military has no bus iness in it becomes everybodys business when the mayor of a big city has leftwing leanings Then he named Yorty Of Williams Roberts said And it is the responsibility of everyone when the governor of a great state is of such leftist leanings that his fiscal policies brought that state to the edge of bankruptcy U2 pilots wife takes overdose of barbituates WASHINGTON AP Mrs Barbara Powers 27 wife of U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers was taken to a hospital Friday suffer ing from what police said was an overdose of a barbiturate drug She later was reported in sat isfactory condition and out of dan ger A physician said her condi tion was very serious when she was admitted to Georgetown Uni versity Hospital Metropolitan Police Lt Nelson Rickey said investigating officers were told Mrs Powers had taken approximately 28 nembutal tab lets There was no further expla nation of the incident in men of Disarm parley threat Reds warn theyll leave GENEVA Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian A Zor threatened Friday to walk out the 17nation general disarma ment conference if the United States conducts atmospheric nu ar weapons tests in the Pacific the next week or so He madethe comment to news tn after a Good Friday session the disarmament conference In the conference room itself Zorin said the American tests would bring about an extremely tense international atmosphere US Ambassador Arthur H Dean made it clear the United States tests undoubtedly will be held because of what he called the unyielding Soviet attitude Dean said the Soviet Union appears to have killed any chance for a quick agreement on an internationally enforced nuclear weapons test ban Both Dean and British Minister of State Joseph B Godber re fused a Russian call for an unpo liced moratorium on testsThe Russians remained adamant gainst international inspection and control The United States Dean said haslearned its lesson with re gard to a voluntary unpoliced moratorium which can be broken at will by the Soviet Union on any pretext it wishes to dream up The Big Three haggled again about the testing question Then though Zorinhad indicat ed Thursday he might try to force continued sessions over the week end the conference recessed for the Easter holidays It will recon vene Tuesday Zorin told the session the pro jected American tests would col lapse the conference and nobodj would forgive the United State and Britain if this happened Later speaking to newsmen Zorin said the tests would inflict an irreparableblow to the nego tiations Asked to explain what he meant by irreparable Zorin said There will be no negotiations that is all or SAME Iowa Safety Department Figures UOc a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One No r WORLDS FAIR May Belle Butler who helped bake it points to 20foot high 15ton cake which will be center at Seattles Worlds Fair which opens Saturday ary Paul Bunyan and Mount Rainier The cake was baked by students at Ed son Technical School in Seattle School and officials stand Mrs Butler Good Friday observance Eyes of focus JERUSALEM Jordan Sector Christians and pil grims from around the globe bowed before the traditional site of Calvary at dawn this Good Fri day inside the walled city Church bells rang out across the hills of Jerusalem Skies were overcast and drizzling A few hundred yards from the worshippers in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre built on the EXDIPLOMAT DIES WASHINGTON Robert Woods Bliss 86 a prominent member of the diplomatic corps Jammed Tfl i Jl UI ground where Christians believe Christ was Jordanian des ert troops peered from sand bagged medieval walls across no mans land to the Israeli sector of Jerusalem But the frontier was peaceful for the day Thousands of devout pilgrims followed Christs last walk later in the day bent under the weight of full size crosses along the twist ing stoneflagged Via Dolorosa that marks the Way of the Cross Jerusalems hotels and private mated about 6000 pilgrims were here already Covered alleyways and bazaars wide enough for bur dened donkeys to pass were thronged with Americans and Eu ropeans in newly bought Arab headdresses nuns and monks in robes from faraway lands dark faced Ethiopians Copts from Egypt and Armenians from Le in the old walled quarter for 30 years until his retirement fas ej this year in 1933 died Thursday stretches to April 29 when East N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES ern churches celebrate the resur rection The Tourist Bureau esti Japanese poachers freed KODIAK Japanese fishing boat captains charged with poaching in Alaskan waters were free on bond with four more daysto get out of Shelikof Strait between Kodiak Island and the mainland Chamber chief raps Kennedy WASHINGTON The incomingpresident of the U S Chamber of Commerce said President Ken nedys use of his power to defeat the steel price in crease was extremely disquieting to But H Ladd Plumley a Worcester Mass insurance ex ecutive said he felt business confidence would be re stored Ruling on driving permits DES MOINES The Iowa Safety Department said it would stop issuing temporary drivers licenses to persons charged with drunken driving Atty Gen Evan Hultman ruled however that the safety de partment did have power to issue the temporary re stricted licenses to persons convicted of driving while intoxicated western and central Iowa Friday HIMJ uui IJ LAJL1 i I and scattered showers and thunthe massive Church of the Holy derstorms were forecast for FriSepulchre so weakened bv aae J that the Keds approach radar tower incidents in which Soviet trawlers made close approaches to a U S Texas L Tower radar installation off Cape Cod temporarily evacuated in heavy weather were reported by Airc Force sources The ships turned away when a Coast Guard cutter stationed itself by the tower God prevented accident Federal Aviation Agency said Friday that only Providence and the fact that one plane was faster kept two big airliners apart while they circled for 42 minutes over Washington on March 31 with which this for banon At the foot of the Mount NabS in Ala Head of group ALGIERS UP Fugitive exGen RaouI Salan eader of the terrorist Secret Army Organization was arrested Friday in the heart of Algiers French offi cials announced Salan a 62yearold army veteran who has seen service in irtually all corners of the world was sentenced to death in ibsentia for the putsch as was his colleague exGen Edmond When reports spread that Salan was captured heavy reinforcements were con around Reghaia an lir base near Rocher Noir head uarters Salan already aboard a ane bound for Paris when the announcement was made the pokesman said A government official said Sa Astronaut training for eight WASHINGTON UPI The Air Force Friday announced the selection of eight potential as ronauts from a field of 55 high yqualified test pilots who vol unteered for space duty at Ed wards Air Force Base in Cali ornia A spokesman said those se ected were even more qualified for space duty than were the seven Mercury astronauts when hey began their training The eight will be given an advanced course in astronautics Selected were Capt Albert H rews Jr Alexandria La apt Charles C Bock Jr Se attle Capt William T Twint ing Chicago Capt Robert W Smith Washington DC Maj Donald M Sorlie Fargo N D Capt Robert H Mclntosh Bal timore Maj Byron F Knolle Houston and Lt Comdr Lloyc N Hoover Wilbraharh Mass Bock is a native ofCounci Bluffs Iowa All are Air Force officers ex cept Navy man All eight also are between 32 and 36 years old Most of them have Masters degrees in engineering and all have had 2000 hours or more of flying experience A spokesman said some of hem may end up as astronauts for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Americas first seven astronauts all were detached from military duty to serve with For NASAthe new astronauts could be used in Project Gem ofjini the plan to send a twoman csuiiu a iwuiiian if mht j space capsule into orbit If they ji Rain in parts of Iowa Easter forecast good Soaking rains beat steadily on represented in the city knelt in candlelit darkness around the huge rock where tradition says Jesus underwent his agony after Judas betrayed Him Anglicans and Arab evangelists held devotions in the same hill side garden Lutherans walked from their church through the gate in the city wall to services in the oniondomed Russian church at the foot of the moun tain Other worshippers gathered in churches throughout the city More than 100 Christian sects are day night and Saturday Storm Lake had 38 of an inch by midmorning Des Moines got 25 and 16 was reported at La moni It was clear but cool and windy in North Iowa however The Weather Bureau predicted generally fair skies but cooler weather for Easter Sunday Temperatures will aveYage three to five degrees above nor mal into the middle of next week Rainfall will average one half to threefourths of an inch in show ers and thunderstorms Saturday and again Tuesday or Wednesday Transient dies in Clarion fire CLARION An unidentified man believed to be a transient died lale Thursday when flames spread through a shed here where he apparently had sought shelter Wright County authorities said the body of the man thought to be 45 to 50 years of age was burned beyond recognition The blaze gutted the storage shed used by a Clarion trucking firm was believed to have started either from a fire the victim had kindled for warmth or by a Cigarette ens to collapse Roman Catholics worshiped in whole structure threat an was taken when riot troops and police sealed off a small sec ion in downtown Algiers and aunched a search of cars build ngs and passersby Capture of the 62yearold for ner general who vowed to keep Algeria French came as the Drench government sharply itepped up action here against his iecret army There were reports Salan had been captured early in Fridays earch but that he refused to ad mit his identity and riot police ifficers who arrested him were lot sure themselves it was Salan Unofficial reports leaked out hat Salan had been taken but it vas not until several hours later hat the Rocher Noir headquar ers of the FrenchMoslem provi sional executive disclosed the ar There were rumors Salan had oeen denounced by one of his fol lowers and that and had police tro op s been able to start the ing off ion in time net him This be but ould not t seemed like y that Salan vho has been iving in appar ent immunity more than a SALAN from arrest for year had been urned in by a disgruntled fol ower Salan was apparently taken to Reghaia a French military air iase outside Algiers where he ei her admitted his identity or his aptors made sure of it 7f it was true that authorities vere not able at first to identify lim the case had a striking simi arity to the capture of exGen ouhaud It was several hours afl r Jouhauds arrest before his dentity was established Salans arrest strikes a hard ilow at followers of the secret army PRISONS EMPTIED DUBLIN govern ment Friday released the last of the outlawed Irish Republican Army IRA prisoners The move came just two months after the IRA called off its campaign of violence against British forces in the north of remain with the Air Force they could be used in the Dynasoar project which is a winged space vehicle The Air Force plans o expand the training gradually to pro duce eight more astronauts in 1963 12 in 1964 15 in 1965 and perhaps 30 in 1966 On the inside Editorials page 4 Clear Lake News 7 Society News 39 Mason City News 10 Sports 1314 Comics ijui CubGazette 17 pcland which was in protest North Iowa News 20 lagainst the partition of Ireland Vertz a Milwaukee airman sta tioned at Madison Wis Truax Field has adopted two 14yearold Korean boys Vertz who is 30 and unmarried started adoption proceedings while sta fc tioned in Koiea i is Family Court Judge Erviri M who granted final 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