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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited fee VOL102 The newspaper Associated Press ud United latenuUoul fufl Wires HOME EDITION that mokes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 24 W2 neighbors 10c a Paper Contlsti of Four na d in his lif its recovery area after three orbits I Onethird of solons past 65 Senate pace worsening By ROWLAND EVANS JR New York Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON Thirty four senators are now in or beyond their 65th jear The older they get the more impossible the work becomes Television and the airplane have made it difficult for a Senator to perform his mam function the legislative function without sacrificing the baby kissing func tions There are more babies to kis today than John Calhoun or Daniel Webster ever dreamed o babies to kiss hands to shake speeches to give ceremonials to attend constituents to greet busi nessmen to soothe labor leaders to promise There are political picnics to preside over Chamber of Commerce dinners to be wise at law school forums to shine in church mothers to comfort and believe it or not college and high school theses to give help on Add rt all up as Sen Prescott Bnsh did the other day and it is easy to see why being Senator is no job for an Sen Bush is 67 but he doesnt look it and he doesntact it In one recent weekend stint up in Connecticut he made major speeches at a high school two universities a Republican lunch eon a Chamber of Commerce dinner and a Yale Law School forum on the Common Market among others Late Sunday night wilted to a frazzle he caught a helicopter for New York then a plane for Washington brushing up on Mondays Senate debate on the way In a competitive twoparty slate like Connecticut the political side of a senators job is fully as de mandmg as the legislative side and there is no surcease of the senator who means to earn his salary Television has heightened public awareness of politics and politicians and the airplane has moved the senators office next door to his constituency Hes ex pected constitu ency attend his committee meet ings and be an expert on every problem confronting the nation from slum clearance to outerJN o r th space HANDSHAKE FROM AN OLD PRO Glenn wishes him well Watches from beach A PRAYER FOR THE ASTRONAUT near launch site Wants full Estes report FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES v FRAMCLIN Tev Atty Gen Will Wilson announced Thursday that Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman refused o provide a grand jury with a full report on an investigation of Billie Sol Estes that Henry A Marshall made before he mys enously died last June The death of Marshall 52 the first agriculture official to investigate Estes is officially recorded as suicide But the grand ury is investigating to determine whether the cause of death actually was murder A pathologist who performed an autopsy and the exhumed body of Marshall said he thinks Marshall was a murder vic As Sen Mike Mansfield D the other day in j round of tributes to Sen Bush The duties and the work of a senator are becoming neavier with each passing year Its true and lhismay beone of the real reasons why power inthe federal government moves towards the executive branch and the power that remains in Con gress tends to concentrate even more in the committee chairman Senators dont have time for ex haustive study of all national problems What little floor debate there is more for showthan il lumination and persuasion and consequently a Senator is inclined to go along with the President or with the committee chairman The surprising thing about Sen Bushs decision to retire at the end of this year is not the logic behind it but the fact that he is objective enough to seethe logic Its true of course that polls taken in Connecticut showed that Abe Ribicoff was leading Bush in the Senate election next fall But Ribicoff6 margin has been de clining It is also true than Sen Bushs doctor advised him to take it easier These factors werent control ling The controlling factor was the rigorous sevenday work week that Sen Bush spoke of in his statement and his candid belief that he lacked the strength and vigor for another six years Fair Thursday Marshall suspected there was something illegal about the way Estes the indicted West Texas farm tycoon got supplementary cotton acreage allotments for his farms and investigated Wilson and Dist Atty Bryan William El ibf the investigative night lows Partly cloudy Friday withchancejof show ersand thunderstorms west in afternoon warmer highs 7583 towa Fair east partly cloudy and warmer west Thursday night lows 50s northeast to 60 Friday1 partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms spreading over most of Jhe state highs 70s south west Further tered showers and thunder storms cooler Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair warmer Highs Friday near 80 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum 66 Minimum 50 At 8 am 60 Sunrise Sunset 739 YEAR AGO Maximum 73 Minimum 44 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 101112 Sports 15U North Iowa News 17 Comics V CU Mason City News Latest Markets 21 Clear Lake News24 GAGARIN GREETING OSAKA Japan cos wimonaut Yuri Gagarin extended at that pace good wishes Thursday lo Amcri One result of that decision is can astronaut Malcolm ScoH Car certain The Republicans are ing an exceptionally good man pentcr as long as the project is for peaceful purposes division of the agricultural sta bilization and conservation serv ice arid ordered him to bring before thejury the report Mar shall wroteof his investigation Wilson said Thursday that Freeman classified the docu ment as onethat would be im proper to produce He said Freeman told U S Ally Bare foot Sanders in Dallas that he is to produce selected parts of the report but not the wholething Sanders and Elliott ap pear before the grand jury Mon day At that time the jury can decide whether it wants to ac cept limited portions of the re port In Washington meanwhile SenBarry GoIdwatcr joined Senate Democratic leaders M defending Sen Ralph W Yar boroughs explanation for ac cepting political contributions from Estes Yarrjorough has admitted ac ceptirig from Estes to help pay for political broadcasts in Texas He said he accepted the money however long be fore there was any indication Estes was involved in a possible fraud SAME Wife of astronaut i in orbit herself MIGHTY ATLAS OFF WITH A ROAR start for Carpenter CAPE CANAVERAL Rene Carpenter watched her husband soar into orbit Thurs day from a beach naar the launching site and friends said she was in orbit herself probably the happiest woman alive today With the pretty blonde wife of the astronaut were the four Carpenter children No one would say where the family went to see the Aurora space capsule blast off from Cape Canaveral atop its Atlas booster rocket but Mrs Car penter was reported thrilled at the sight After the Atlas disappeared from view high in the blue sky the family apparently went back to a private residence at some undisclosed place along the beach to keep up with reports from the space capsule Mrs Carpenter has been a mystery woman of the latest Mercury shot arriving here se cretly Wednesday night She planned to meet reporters and photographers after Carpenter vas safely back on earth but no one could do anything but guess beforehand where she was Friends however described her as probably the happiest woman alive today One asso ciate said Rene was in orbit herself While Mrs Carpenter watched spellbound as her husband rode up atop the roaring rocket an other astronaut wife watched not far tears of dis appointment m her eyes She was Mrs Donald K Slayton whose husband was scrubbed from the flight because of a slight heart condition But Marjorie Slayton prayed with the rest of the people along the beach for Carpenters flight to bo a success Mrs Carpenter was the first astronaut wife to watch her hus bands flight from near the Cape Greeneyed poised Mrs Car penter told space agency offi cials she wanted to be here for thp nd her husband said he wanted it that way The four Carpenter children are Scott 12 Jay 10 Kris 6 and Candace 5 mystery UNIONVILLE Mo investigator said Thursday medical evidence indicates there was no explosion orsudden air decom FROM OUR HIKE SERVICES cause hjuuvtvu ail the crash of a Continental Airlines jet in which coroner of Putnam County Mo made the 45 persons died Dr C L Judd ron two of the Tuesday night air disaster Judd said the condition of the victimseardrums and eyes indicated the cabin section of the Boeing 707 jet stayed intact until it speared into a valley near this northern Mis soun village Government investigators had already gone on record with the belief that the Chicago to Los Angelesjet ran into severe air turbulence and broke apart as it tried to skirt a violent storm N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Deaf sentence in Viet Nam SAIGON South Viet Nam Four Vietna mese students convicted of attempting to assassinate US ambassador to South Viet Nam Frederick Nolt mjf Jr last August were sentenced to death by a special military tribunal Refugees believed genuine The British government believes the refugees pouring into Hong Kong are genuine and not a Chinese dragon version of the Trojan horse The best assessment here is that there is a definite fear of famine in Kwantung Province which adjoins Hong Kong and that in addition there are indica tions that resettlement of forced labor is going on in the province rormer governor acquitted LEWISBURG John S Fine 69 Republi can governor of Pennsylvania from 1951 to 1955 was acquitted of charges of evading in personal income taxes for the years 19555657 Travel tax cuts certain A big cut next year in federal taxes on travel now seems all but certain The House Ways Means committee approved a bill that would repeal the 10 per cent tax on railroad and intercity and cut the tax on airline tickets to 5 per cent system over southern Iowa The plane fell from a height of 39000 feet strewing wreck e along a 60 mile path slrad dlmg the Iowa Missouri border Experts from the CAB the Fed eral Aviation Authority FAA and the FBI began the pains taking task of trying to piece together the wreckage in hopes it would yield to the cause of the crackup One of the autopsies per formed by Judd was on the body of Takehiko Nakano a Japaneseborn expert in elec tronic microscopes who clung to life in the plane wreckage for eight hours only to die an hour after his rescue Judd said Na kano uicu of shock as a result of his ordeal and that the only apparent injury he received was a severe laceration Still missing is the body of one of the hostesses Martha 3 perish in Bluffs blaze Joyce Rush Beach Calif 23 Manhattan Bodies of the other 44 have been taken to makeshift morgue set up in a vacant garage Judd said it appeared evident to him that searchers would not find the body of Miss Rush in the tangled wreckage of the plane We believe she was the host ess at the rear of the plane lie said The tail section was torn away before the crash came andher body is probably lying somewhere along the miles of northern Missouri or southern Iowa over which he crippled plane COUNCIL BLUFFS Three children burned to death Thursday afternoon as fire de stroyed a tiailer home near here The victims were Ihe children of Mr and Mrs Cliffoid T Wil liams who lived at the Malmore Acres trailer court about onehali mile east of the South Omaha bridge across the Missouri River The fire department said Mrs Williams and a 1yearold child wereapparently in another trailer and an older child was in school Trapped in theblaze were three other children Katherine Marie 2 David Anthony 3 and Sabrina Margaret 4 Their bodies were found in a rear bedroom Ceylon seizes oil companies WASHINGTON said Thursday the United States has warned Ceylon that its seizure of American oil company instal lations for use in distributing So viet oil will discourage private in ponds Judd noted that there an awful lot of farm and lakes in the may have to drag some of them before we find her body Planes first at scene Spacecraft in calm sea CAPE CANAVERAL Fla ffl Astronaut Mai colm Scott Carpenter sue cessfully orbited the earth three times Thursday and then after a harrowing 35 minutes when it was notf known whether he had vived the was sighted sitting in a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean A Navy P2V Neptune bomber flashed the word that Carpenter apparently was all rigtit after spotting him in theraft some 135 miles northeast of Puerto Rico j Floating nearby was tHe Aurora 7 spacecraft which had carried him1 three times aroundthe globe in 4 hours a n d 56 minutes at 17532 miles an hour The capsule overshot its intended area by 200 miles and Carpenter apparently decided Cleave it and wait in the oneman inf latablelif e raft which he carried aboard the capsule When the Navyt plane first re ported sighting the 37yearold Navy lieutenant commander in the sea an obviously relieved and happy Lt Col John A Powers Mercury spokesman reported to newsmen A Navy P2V Neptune has re ported sighting the spacecraft floating in the landing area Alongside it was a life raft and of sitting in it was named Carpenter An Air Force air rescue serv ice plane reached the area at 1240 pm CST and dropped three paramedics into the wa ter to assist Carpenter The paramedics had parachuted into vestment there In addition the action may spark congressional opposition to continued American economic aid for Ceylon which has received about million in assistance during the past 10 years The government of Ceylon seized 145 service stations which Belonged to American com panies Esso and Caltex and the British Shell company About half of these belonged to Shell LADY TO CLOSE NEW YORK WVT h e musical Fair Lady ends its rccord SCOTT CARPENTER breaking Broadway run July 7 Since opening March 15 1956 the show will have played 2621 per formances the ocean equipped with a large flotation bag to help keep Aurora7 afloat awaiting a pick up vessel An Air Force SA16 reached the scene at pm to pick up Carpenter Thi plane reported Carpenter was waving his arms at all the air craft circling overhead Seas were reported calm The destroyer Pierce was en route to the scene to pick up the spacecraft For more than 40 minutes millions prayed for the 37year old Navy test pilot as recovery ships and planes converged on the area where his space cap sule splashed down Space officials lost radio con tact with Carpenter shortly aft er am CST As planes spread out over the Ulanlic crowds across the na tion gathered in front of televi sion sets in store windows a huge TV screen in Grand Cen tral Station in New York and in other public places Sonic V   

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