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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the Horn c VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North 1 o w a n s e i g h b o r s Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY APPII 1ft IOWA flftUNUAT APRIL 30 1962 loo a Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection HOME EDITION No One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 13 tM pm Sun KWLC Decoriih 1210 pm Sun WO I Ames 610 am Tues WTAD Quiucy 930 gi5 pm Thurs Iowa City 910 am Do we have our sails set right KN INCREASING NUMBER of not all of them worrywarts by any concerned about the mounting evidence that numer ous nations in our old world including Russia appear to be moving ahead faster than we are in their production and economy Thats what Id like to visit with you about in this com men tary with a minimum of at tention to the recent steel in dustry unpleasantness But be fore I start let me make one fact crystal clear I recognize full well that percentages o gain dont have much meaning unless you take into accoun the economic base from which the figuring is done In the case of Russian stee production as compared with ours by way of example we start with abase production of around a hundred million tons a year whereas the Rus sians started with 40 or 50 mil lion A gain of 10 million tons a year for the Russians wouk be 20 per cent a gain of 10 million tons would be only 10 per cent for us To neglect this in ones cal dilations is as misleading as the all too common assumption that our corporation official Vwhogetpaid insalaries si figures Dogs called in to hunt Iowa killer TITOVS SEE NEW YORK astronaut Gherman Titov 27 and his wife Tamara 24 look over New York from atop the Empire State Building They received an ovation from 300 per sons as they continued on to visit the Photofax United Nations Titov who circled the globe 17 times last summer will meet his American counterpart John Glenn at a space research symposium in Washington Free economy needed Kennedy fells Chamber WASHINGTON President Kennedy told the United States Chamber oE Commerce Monday he wants to see an economy kept stable by the free forces of com petition so the government will thei price amount The fact of course 1ii that Uncle Sam up threefourths ofthe total Having made this point clear we are still witi some facts that cant beignored or laughed off These includ the following 1 Unemployment in our lane still stands at about 55 per cen of our work force while othc industrial nations are short o workers 2 The American economy of which we have been so justly proudIS moving upward at a slower rate than Western Eu ropes and Japans A growing number of thought ful Americans are raising the question whether the economic thinking which fastened itself on United States three decades ago doesnt stand in need of some drastic overhauling Many as a matter of fact have concluded that it right now Free enterprise had been free up to that time The govern ments roie was that of um pire not dictator Then came the depression A President who had won the election by promis ing greater economy found himself confronted with a pros trate economy and millions of jobless FDR had a change of mind Since business wasnt getting the economy off dead center he decided the governmenl must do it And he turned to the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes the well known but always controversial British economist Spending was at the core oJ the Keynsian formula Pump priming became a household word The government sought deliberately to place money in the hands of the people by spending more than it took in Interest rates were lowered ar tificially to encourage borrow ing Taxes were used to leve incomes The national debt started mounting How well this approach indeed whether worked at and still is a debatable question While we emerged from the hopelessness of the depression unemploy merit never got below the eigh million mark until we began preparing for World War II The Keynes pattern of Big Government became woven int our economic fabric Its stil there and in a big way Th task of going all the way bac to the free enterprise plan which prevailed for the firs hot need settihg The President delivered to thej chambers 50th annual meeting a sober appeal for cooperation among business labor and gov ernment He said this would keep the economy stable protect the dollar and expand foreign com merce N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Lenin prize to Nkrumah MOSCOW Ghana President Kwame Nkrumah was awarded Russias Lenin Peace Prize for his at tacks on colonialism and support for the principles of peaceful coexistence The Soviet Union also award ed Lenin prizes to noted Spanishborn artist Pablo Picasso President Istvan Dobi of Hungary Chilean Poetess Olga Poblete de Espinosa and Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faizu No reply to Erbe MOINES Iowa Gov Norman Erbe said President Kennedy still has not replied to his request for an audience to protest the proposed cutback of National Guard and Reserve units and said all he can do now is to sit and wait The next move isup to Washington the Republican governor said Ike brothers in reunion ABILENE Kan Former President D wight D Eisenhower and two of his brothers had a reunion here at a reception in advance of the dedication of the million Eisenhower Library Dignitaries from all over the nation began to arrive in Abilene for the dedication Tuesday Sorority is suspended BELOIT Wis The National Council of Delta Gamma sorority has reportedly suspended its Beloit College chapter for pledging a Negro girl Hew Zealand buys bonds WELLINGTON New Zealand Prime Minister Keith J Holyoake announced that New Zealand would subscribe for a million dollars worth of the United Nations bond issue Holyoake said New Zealands share of the issue was Up to 50 years is s sentence Turn Page 2 new trial BOONE W Michael J Faught 18 Mason City was sentenced to not more than 50 years State Penitentiary Saturday on a charge of second degree murder The youth an inmate at the Woodward State Hospital and School was convicted March 29 in the slaying ofMrs Jessie W Zenor 53 of Madrid an em ploye of the institution Sentencing came after District Judge G R Hill turned down a 14count motion by Defense At jtcrney Robert Mahoney for a said he will appeal Bond was set at Faught son of Mr and Mrs Elvis Faught showed no emo tion when Judge Hill pronounce sentence He was accused of using a 10 inch knife to stab Mrs Zeno last July 9 The slaying too place in a cottage at the hospita and school where Mrs Zcno was a cook Faught denied kil ing her Prosecution witnesses test tied at the trial that Faught ha an argument with Mrs Zenor These areas where conflict xists between private interests nd government interest must be met by all of us who care for our ountry Kennedy said ThePresident said there never gain beedbe such events as his ecent crackdown oti thesteel in ustrys attempted price increase providing all forces join in chieving noninflationary profits nd within bounds f productivity increases Kennedy assuring the business eaders there can be no prosperity vithout profits received heavy pplause at the end of his 20 min te address But he was not interrupted by pplause as was the retiring Ihamber President Richard Wag er who followed the chief execu ive with a talk defending the steel rice increase the President rushed 2 weeks ago In his first speech to any busi iess organization since he forced tie steel industry to withdraw its pril price increase a move videly criticized in industry Kennedy assured the 4000 busi lessmandelegates and their guests We do not seek to set rices Instead he said the govern ment is trying develop a cli mate in which there is coopera ion of the several segments of he economy and in which the ree forces of competition will erve to prevent inflation from damaging the dollar and inflating prices to consumers Kennedy was greeted with a ris ng ovation as he entered Consti ution Hall but many of the dele ates did not join in the applause But he quickly produced laugh er with an observation that he vas pleased to see that the cham er had chosen for its new presi dent a man from Massachusetts Then he added with a smile I dont know how widely that view is shared here Kennedy complimented the chamber on its 50 years of serv ce declaring that the establish ment of the chamberin 1912 was a turning point in the relationship of government with industry There was more laughter when he added And some say the events of this April also marked turning point From that ref erence to the steelprice battle Kennedy went on to observe that be hoped this April would indeed have been a turning point in the sense that it may have awakened wider knowledge of the necessity for understanding between busi ness government and labor On the Inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz 5 Society News 8910 Sports 1314 Latest Markets 16 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 19 North Iowa News 20 Transit Schedule 22 Review summit policy WASHINGTON AP Presi dent Kennedy and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan ap pear to be broadening their joint approach to summit diplomacy in a move toward more informal contacts with Soviet Premier Khrushchev This seems to be one of the chief results of the weekend White House conference between the American and British leaders Another reported result is agreement to soften as far as possible US and British conflicts of interest over reshaping world wide trade patterns on Britains entry into the European Common Market In a communique Sunday Ken nedy and Macmillan blamed the Soviet Union for the current seies of US nuclear weapons tests and pledged to work for dis armament and a ban on testing The criticism of the Soviet Union was muted and indirect and ap parently reflected a desire by Kennedy and Macmillan to keep on good terms with Khrushchev The summit maneuver presum ably reflects the same attitude and toward future weeks ratherthaiv heads of government meeting I fact it was learned that one ob jectiye Kennedy and Macmillan have in mind is to establish a pattern of talking with Khrush chev occasionally without having to Have a big formal conference They think it should be possi ble one weilinformed diploma explained to have more flexi bility in suinmit get together from time to time without having a huge internation al circus British information denied tha Macmillan has any plan to nisi off to Moscow and British and American officials both said the present moment is not ripe fo summitry The statement did however open the door to nev series of topleve EastWest talks involving two three or four men depending or the nature of the Khrushchevs reaction watched with interest The communique seemed problem will be ease USBritish terms in severa respects It declared readiness b consider a number of meeting with Khrushchev Iowa Decreasing cloudi ness and colder Monday night with chance of scattered frost in northwest part of zone lows in upper 30s Partly cloudy and locally cooler Tuesday highs in upper 50s owa Decreasing cloudiness and colder Monday night with frost or near freezing temper atures west and north lows near 32 northeast to near 42 southeast Generally fair and warmer Tuesday highs in the 60s Further and warmer Wednesday FiveDay Iowa Temperatures through Saturday will average about normal in the high 01 middle 60s in northern Iowa to lower 70s in southern sections Lows will range from about 40 in the north to near 50 in the south Precipitation will aver age onehalt to threefourths o an inch occurring as showers or thunderstorms mostly neai the end of the week Minnesota Fair and little tern perature change Highs Tues day 5262 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8am Monday Maximum 63 Minimum 45 At 8 am 50 Precipitation 06 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 56 Minimum 36 GlobeGazette Weather Dat up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 52 Minimum 38 18 HOMES BURNED GLENS FALLS N Y Rain fell heavily Sunday nigh the dyiri that swep woods an and extinguished sparks of a fire through parched brush to destroy 18 homes ju north of here SAME Intruder spotted as he flees apartment DES MOINES The body of a young Des VIoines woman brutally stabbed was found in the liv ng room of her small apartment late Sunday and police used bloodhounds in an effort to track the slayer The victim was Ramona Cox 25 a cashier for the Ardan ales Co near the downtown section about s i x blocks from vhere she lived Police went to the scene after a frightened woman called o report that she heard screams in the apartment and saw a man jump out the window Dr Leo D Luka Polk County medical examiner said the girls throat had been slashed and there w a s evidence of a struggle The girl apparently had been clad only in a bathrobe A med ical examination showed the woman had been criminally as saulted but probably after she had been stabbed Altitude record set by the XI5 255000 feet EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE lalif pilot Joe Walker shot a record 48 miles into space VIonday and came back boasting I could take orbit with no strain at all Back on the ground after sur passing the rocket planes de signed height maximum by almost a mile and the old mark by about 7 miles Walker told news men The success of todays flight means there is no question that we can put a winged vehicle in orbit and land it as I did today Scientists said some of their in struments indicated the VX15 hit about 255000 feetsatisfying thern that the design height of feet had been surpassed There was a foulup in other instruments however so precise data was nol immediately available Walker said his cockpit instruments indi cated ahout 255000 The old X15 record was 217000 feet Rammed vessel goes aground NORFOLK Va Nor wegian ship Tarantel her right side ripped from water line to deck in a Chesapeake Bay colli sion Sunday rested aground Mon day while men from two Navy salvage vessels battled to keep her from settling deeper The bodies of two passengers killed when the Tarantel was rammed just about amidship by the Greek freighter Hellenic Splendor remained aboard the stricken vessel The Greek ship although heavily damaged con tinned under her Philadelphia own posver to Miss Coxs body was found on the floor shortly after 11 p m Blinds were pulled irom the walls the living room was blood spattered and the furnishings were upset Officials of the sales company vhich operates seven days a veek said Miss Cox was em ployed on a parttime basis usu ally at night but she had worked Sunday until pm The man sought was described as a stocky white man about 5 feet 8 Police were told that he was wearing a white shirt when he fled They found a white T shirt near the apartment Mrs Pete Carpino a neighbor of the slain woman said a man called the Carpino residence last week for the name of that woman next door My husbandanswered the tel ephone and told him he know who lived there Mrs Car pino said Two 18yearold girls who hi the apartment house next door saw the assailant leave They Shareri Catlett and her roommate Jackie Prosser The two were standing outside with a friend Charles Russell when they heard screaming com ing from Miss Coxs apartment ft sounded like they were knocking stuff around Miss Cat lett said She said Russell went for a po liceman but couldnt find one and came back Miss Catlett said she heard nothing further while Russell was gone but after he came back we saw this man jump out of the window Russell said he then went into Miss Catletfs apartment and called police AP KENNEDYS AND HIGHCLASS GUESTS Poet PO T rifht and rs Diehard J Walsh guests are gathered in the East Room to hear a dra if ftp wvS f eetings in the East Room matic reading by actor Frederick March after a din ot the White House The First Family and their ner honoring winners of the Nobel Prize V   

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