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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Homt MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Piess and United Press International Full Lease Wires MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 10 1962 10c a Paper Consists of Four No 71 S A federal headache over 500 The ways of bureaucracy New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON The ways of bureaucracy are strange The Budget Bureau asked Congress to allow a day travel expenses for government employes but Congress allowed Com promise The bureau allows a day Paradox If any Army of ficial for example travels at the request and expense of the Budge Bureau he gets But if he travels for the Army he gets Mrs Robert F Kennedy wife of the attorney general has brought a bright new day for Justice Department brown bag gers employes who bring thei During a warm spel last fall she observed the build ing sunbaked courtyard anc thought what a pity all that space with a central fountain wa wasted Why not beach umbrella and chairs for the staff Sh passed the idea to an aide of he husbands Recently the court yard bloomed with striped umbre las tables and chairs cost few hundred informants say Re sponse Very enthusiastic fact Justice folks are having t chase invaders from Interna Revenue just across the street George Lodge is still rated far ahead of Rep Lawrence Curtis his opponent in the Republican senatorial primary in Massachu Curtis is reported clos ing some of the gap On the other side Democrats Edward M Teddy Kennedy and Edward McCormack according to the polls are nip and tuck Disre gard Republican reports that Kennedy is thinking of pulling out He wont he expects to win The permanent chaplains of the House and Senate who open most sessions with an invocation are being swamped with requests from clergymen of all faiths from around the country to be per mitted to give the opening prayer Theres already quite a wait ing list in the Senate and the House chaplain says that his list is filled till the end of the year A few years ago Vice President Nixon began the practice of issu ing certificates to guest church men who had opened daily Senate sessions and these are highlj prized One problem is length o the guestgiven invocations Some of them would run five minute if the permanent chaplains didnl recommend cuts Sen Kenneth B Keating R NY has found out the hard way that nothings sacred in politics not even TV time As his gues on a prerecorded show Sen Keating had former Gov Harri man now assistant secretary o state Things were kept on a high foreign policy plane until the when Harriman used his hosts air time to suggest hed 5 ike to run once again for office in 1964 His opponent Sen Keat Prospects are that the Unitec Arab Republic soon will get sur plus US cotton that the Kennedy administration refused to provid last year The UAR made an urgent behindthescenes plea fo shortstaple cotton in 1961 It use the shortstaple fiber for domestic textiles and exports the mor costly longstaple cotton that it grows The changed US attitude reflects the recent improvement in relations with the UAR Study Estes BROOM MIGHTIER THAN Edith Chamberlain a housewife in Brookfield a Milwaukee suburb warded off a huge power shovel with a Fhotofax broom She objected to destruction of a willow tree near her home The ditch digging crew retreated and agreed to tunnel under the tree CLOUDY North Iowa Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thun derstorms Thursday night and in southeast Friday warmer Lows Thursday nighl in the 50s Highs Friday in the 70s Rain and hail sock N Iowa Politicians involved WASHINGTON AP Senate investigators were reported Thurs day exploring stories that some Washington politicians or their wives held financial interests in firms which profited from dealings with Texas financier Billie Sol Es tes They have also received reports that the taxpayers paid some hef ty and unncessary freight bills for shipping governmentowned grain by unusual routes to storage ele vators in Texas owned by Estes The reports from Texas said the grain could have been shipped at far less cost to grain elevators owned by others who sought and failed to get the business These are just two angles the Senate Investigations subcom mittee is exploring in its efforts to find out how the Pecos man amassed a fortune at the age of 37 Estes was indicted last month by a federal grand jury for fraud in connection with chattel mort gages he was charged with selling on nonexistent fertilizer tanks His troubles mounted Wednes day when the government slapped him with in marketing penalties for alleged illegal deal ings in cotton acreage allotments Estes has declared himself bank rupt and his creditors face heavy losses Sen Karl E Mundt RSD senior Republican member of the investigations subcommittee con firmed reports that its staff is sifting through subpoenaed docu ments which should confirm or explode stories that political fig ures profited from investments in Senator hits road Miller thumbs it DUBUQUE AJ Important legislation was com ing up in the Congressand Sen Jack Miller RIowa was here with no way of getting out of town What would you do The senator went out on the highway and started hitchhiking This all happened Tuesday night after Miller had attended ceremonies marking the installation of the new archbishop of Dubuque Miller was to fly to Washington where he wanted to be on hand Wednesday for the vote on the literacy test bill He missed all connections to Chi cago So Miller stood with his luggage beside the Julien Dubuque Bridge Soon a Madison Wis doctor picked him up drove him to Madison from where Miller made plane connections to Chicago and Wash ington A line of thunderstorms barged across Northern Iowa Thursday producing heavy rain and hail up to IVi inches in diameter A line of thunderstorms 35 miles wide spread across the state from Woodbury to Han cock counties Hailstones owa Mostly cloudy with sealinches in dLameter were rc tered showers or thunder storms Thursday night lows near 50 northeast to near 60 southwest Friday p a r 11 y cloudy with widely scattered thunderstorms southeast and extreme east warmer highs near 70 northeast to near 80 southwest Further Partly cloudy and quite warm Saturday Minnesota Cloudy thunder showers Highs Friday in 60s ported at Charles City with hail also reported at Osage Forecasters said moderate to heavy rains along with hail and strong winds could be expected for several hours in the area of the thunderstorms in the north ern two tiers of counties Rain was expected over all of the state Thursday night and in the extreme southeast and east ern counties Friday before par tial clearing begins producing N President Kennedy hasnt been using the White House pool of late Reason Huge fans have been installed to help dry the seascape murals painted by New York artist Bernard La Mott Mr La Mott made news recently when he fell into the pool with his paints President Kennedy is not pres suring New York Mayor Wagner to run for governor He is said to understand that Wagner has just come through a campaign and that the mayor would rather run for the Senate in 1964 But some of the Presidents political lieutenants take a sour view of Wagners announcement that he wont run for government againsl Nelson A Rockefeller a potcntia threat against Kennedy in 1965 GlobeGazette weather skies ancl warmer tem up to 8 am Thursday peratures Friday and Saturday Maximum 57 Minimum 39 Precipitation Trace Sunrise Sunset American gets years for giving secrets KARLSRUHE Germany The West German Supreme Court Thursday sentenced American businessman Harold N Borger to 2i years in prison for betraying US military secrets to the Com munists The court ordered the sentence reduced by the two months and one week Borger has spent in con finement since bis arrest March 3 1961 in Nuernberg He was the irst American ever to face West Germanys highest court on espio nage charges Borger 42 a native of New York had been an officer in both he US Army and Air Corps and had been living in Europe since 1959 He came to West Germany to open anexportimport business after failing at similar ventures in Japan and the Philippines He was accused of giving the East German intelligence service American military secrets he ob tained from servicemen friends in West Germany companies which with Estes had dealings The weather bureau said the mercury would rise into the 70s and 80s Friday and continue above normal Saturday al though partly cloudy skies may move in for the weekend Highs Friday should reach 70s in the northeast and the 80s in the southwest Cloudy skies gave most of Iowa warmer readings early Thursday Dubuque had the state low of 44 while it was 59 at Sioux City 24 DIE IN CRASH RIO DE JANEIRO ing in for a landing in a rain storm a Brazilian airliner with COmmitteT wilF demand 27 persons aboard crashed and exploded at Vitoria Wednesday night Police said there were only three known survivors Mundt said Secretary of Agri culture Orville L Freeman will have a lot of explaining to do as a witness in the subcommittees hearings He said Freemans de nials that Estes received favored treatment from the Agriculture Department are in bold contrast to evidence Mundt said evidence produced already in a Texas court of in quiry shows Estes was required to post only 2 cents a bushel bond for millions of bushels of govern ment grain stored in his facilities while competing firms had to put up 12 cents a bushel This cer tainly is favoritism Mundt said Mundt said he expects the sub some ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Steels plead innocent NEW YORK Four steel company executives five steel companies and a trade association today pleaded innocent to charges of price fixing and bid rigging in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act The defendants indicted by a federal grand jury on April 26 are charged with conspiring at various times between 1948 and 1961 to fix prices and rig bids in sales of steel forgings to the Army Navy electrical companies and other purchasers Jackie tired out WASHINGTON Mrs CAPITOL COFFEE BREAK Former President Eisenhower chats with nationalRepublican chairman William Miller during a coffee break in Washington Eisenhower who is to undergo a periodic health checkup conferred with GOP leaders Depending on issue Ike criticizes supports JFK Stands pat on taxes But offers exemptions FROM OUR WIRE SEEVICES WASHINGTON Treasury Secretary Douglas Dillon made clear Thursday that President Kennedy is not backing down on any of the major provisions in his heavilycriticized tax re form bill Dillon vigorously supported the bill in testimony before the Senate Finance committee particularly Kennedys proposal to withhold 20 cents on every dollar of income from dividends and interest The tax now is supposed to be paid on a quar terly or annual basis Dillon suggested several tech nical modifications designed to clarify and in some cases sim plify the complex 240page bill passed March 29 by the House Among the recommends tions Dillon suggested several changes in the hotlydisputed withholding provision which has come under heavy fire from savings and loan institutions and other groups Kennedy told his news con ference Wednesday that ads taken by savings institutions op posing the proposal had bad ly misinformed the public into thinking it was a new tax The President noted that dividend and interest income is taxable now but said many were evad ing it cither deliberately or by oversight Dillon suggested that cates exempting certain taxpay ers from the withholding be ex tended to include other non taxable groups such as non profit organizations pension funds churches colleges and state and local governments The changes he said would make the plan as efficient as possible and minimize any pos sible hardship to the recipients of dividends and interest Other developments Farm Administration forces claimed the votes to approve a compromise version of Presi dent Kennedys tough farm pro duction control bill stalled in the House Agriculture committee Committee chairman Harold D light on how Estes after having been assessed penalties by the Agriculture Department on earlier challenges of his opera tions was appointed by the Ken nedy administration to the Nation al Cotton Advisory Committee Mundt said he figured this could only have resulted from influence high up and he wants to know who exerted it In a separate interview Sen Allen J Ellender DLa chair man of the Senate Agriculture Committee said he believes the investigation may show lax ad ministration at lower echelons But Ellender said I believe Freeman has clean skirts in this situation When he found there was something wrong he called in the FBI just as he should do WASHINGTON UP Former President D wight D Eisen hower expressed strong disapproval Thursday of the Kennedy administrations domestic program its heavy spending on all fronts and moves for increased presidential powers But he for full support for its foreign policy The a roomfull of reporters at a news conference in the Old Senate Office Building said no one in or out of office had sufficient knowledge to criticize President Kennedy on his handling of foreign policy And without mentioning any specific events Eisenhower said he applaudccl what he called a growing firmness in the administrations handling of difficulties with the Soviets On the domestic front however Eisenhower said he had radical differences with Kennedy He read a prepared statement ex pressing concern over posal for a Department of Urban Affairs 5 Authority to dilute the inde pendence of the Federal Reserve Board by presidential appoint Jacqueline Kennedy SAME canceled all of her afternoon engagements because of fatigue Mrs Kennedys press secretary said the first ladyis just generally tired out J Edgar notes anniversary WASHINGTON J Edgar Hoovers 38th anni versary as director of the Federal Bureau of Investi gation was widely observed but not by Hoover who is 67 He refuses to treat it differently from any other working day said an FBI spokesman Lionmen on the loose DARESSALAAM were warned to be on the alert for the bloodthirsty lion men of Singidia who are reported to be once more on the rampage The government has repeatedly failed to wipe out the strange cult whose members are taught to walk on all fours from childhood wear lion skins and murder with claws The last major out break of the Quit was in 1947 when 150 persons were killed during a sixmonth period No answer from Moscow WASHINGTON The United States has asked Russia three times in the past two days to honor pre mier Khrushchevs pledge to maintain the ceasefire in Laos It still is waiting for an answer BILLIE SOL ESTES On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 10111213 Sports 1516 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 192021 North Iowa 22 Latest Markets 24 1 Mason City News 2425 First the strenuous efforts of ment of its chairman the administration to increase greatly the power of the execu tive branch of government Second administration insist upon increasingly heavy federal spending on all fronts Early in the morning he had a oreakfast meeting with Repub lican congressional leaders and a talk with them about the GOP fall election campaign It has long been my judg ment he said that the real threat to liberty in this republic will come not from any sudden calculated assault Rather the threat to our lib erties will be primarily found in steady erosion of selfreliant citizenship and in excessive pow er concentration resulting from the lodging of more and more de cisions in an evergrowing federal bureaucracy Eisenhower went on to make points of opposition to these spe cific Kennedy proposals 1 Authority for the President to modify income taxes whenever he should so decide 2 Authority for the President to finance wherever and when ever he pleases largescale emer gency public works by diversion of funds dedicated to other pur poses by Congress 3 Authority to regiment all agriculture more sweeping and repressive than any authority ever before sought over any seg ment of the nations economy 4 Authority for the federal bureaucracy to take over a whole host of state and local responsi bilities notably including the pro Cooley DNC had postponed the vote three times because of Democratic absentees But after a morning of rounding up votes he claimed a onevote margin for reporting the biJl out of committee Financing The Justice De partment endorsed the socalled truth in lending bill in testi mony before the Senate Banking committee Assistant Ally Gen Lee Loevinger head of the de partments antitrust division said the need for honest dis closure of credit costs is greater than ever before The bill would require full disclosure of financing costs by lenders and vendors AFTER NIGHT E skipper of the new nuclear submarine Permit which was struck by a freighter while submerged off the California coast leaves the vessel after it docked at Mare Island Navy Yard In background workmen are looking at the damaged area atop the sail Periscope and other projections were withdrawn at time of crash Both vessels made it to port umer their own power   

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