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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 21, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for BEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that mokes all North To w o n s n e i g h bo r s Associated United Prest International Full Wirei MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY JUNE O0c a Paper Consists of Two No Will it be on issuer Hughes eyes big counties By GERALD BOGAN Special to The GlobeGazette DES liquor by the drink be a major issue in the Iowa general election in No vember Yes say the Democrats yes ays a national magazine which reported vot ers to fight out the question of whether liquor is to be sole by the drink or by the bottle in state But many political observer say that before the votes are cast the liquor question niay be far in the background Harold Hughes state com merce commissioner and the Democratic candidate forgov ernor sprung the issue late in the primary campaign He swamped his opponent Lewis Lint carrying every county in eluding Lints by a 65844 to 17 832 margin Hughes is said to have studied the issue at great length reliec on a private poll and took hear when the poll showed a major ity of the persons questioned favored open sale of liquor The big question being asked Is Can the liquorbythedrink question be sustained until elec tion time Most observers be lieve that Hughes came ou with the issue far too early ti get maximum benefit in th general election There are those who believi that Hughes came out for liq uor by the drink early in orde to get Erbe on record and per baps embarrass the governor in the primary But observers be lieve that Erbe played i smart by not fallingfor th bait and the issue died aborn ing in the Republican primary Hughes apparently is gamb ling that the issue will be a hot one in the more populou counties and reports say that he is planning to concentrate i the 25 largest counties of thi state It was in those countie that Hughes piled up his majo vote polling 35982 votes or 54 per cent of his statewide total Erbe polled 59181 in the 2 largest counties or 43 per cen of his total In 1958 when the Democrat scooped their most impressiv victory in recent years forme governor Herschel Loveles rolled up 264128 votes to 20114 for William Murray in thes counties But in 1960 Erbe car ried 13 of the counties and ha 339997 votes to 353774 for Ed ward J McManus who had de feated Hughes in the primary Jn other words the JDemocra m a rg1 n in these countie dropped from 57 per cent to 50 per cent Evidence that the Democrat plan to make their major ap peal in the cities can befoun in a bitter attack on Erbe mad by State Sen Melvin Wolf D Waterloo the partys candidat for lieutenant governor H told a partisan rally at Ceda Rapids that Erbe is a cap live of the Farm Bureau an that Erbe has shown little lead ership in reapportioDment an has done nothing to enforc the liquor control laws Thi language usually is designed appeal to big county voters In its June issue of Part Line the Republican Party de scribes Hughes as recK less advocateof liquor by th drink Political observers willbe in terested in what the party pla forms say on thesubject Th county conventions will be hel June 29 and will start the con vention process The GOP stat convention is July 20 No dat has been set for the Democr state convention The Northern Iowa Confe ence of the Methodist churc already has passed a resolu tion favoring local option elec tions for beer and liquor store and opposing liquor by th drink This could be one of th big issues in the state legisl ture come January BIG ESTATE CHICAGO UPI Thelal Harold Higgins Swift honorar board chairman of Swift Co left an estate estimated at million his will filed for probal More than million i will go to the Universit of Chicago Cl hi nese near angs islands Victory for JFK COLORFUL GREETING Laotian Vatthana receives flowers offered him by kneeling girls and women holding silver bowls on his arrival at Vientiane military airfield King Vatthana visited Vientiane to install the new coalition government for Laos but the installation has been delayed by bicker ingdespite a Friday deadline 473 miles up in rocket plane t WASHINGTON of the engineers strike threat against Trans World Airlines was an nounced Thursday by Secretary of Labor ArthurJ Goldberg after an allnight bargaining session in his office The settlement a victory for Presidnt Kennedy who had termed the threatened shutdown a menace to the national econo my provides for orderly reductionof jet plane crews from four men to three i That had beenthe crux of the dispute wilh the engineersin sisting on terms which would maintain their cockpit job rights The TWAagreement was expected to liftthe threat of grounding the planes of two other major airlines Pan American World Airways arid Eastern Air ines which face the same prob em of reducing crew members Pan Am and Eastern engi neers however said later that the terms were not acceptable o them Their rejection the situation into new confusion Goldberg told reporters the pact protects the jobs of the 600 TWA members of the Flight Engineers International Association and as iures the continued identity of EDWARDS AFB Calif UPI Force Maj Bob White who has flown winged aircraft faster than anyman became the highest flying airplane pilot Thursday by skyrocketing the Xl5 to a world record altitude of nearly 50 miles The little ships powerful 57000pound thrust engine shot White steeply upward with such force that he reached approxi mately 250000feet 473 only 165 seconds after being launched by a mother ship in flight His epic flight to the edge of space at five times the speed of sound surpassed the previous altitude mark of 467 or 246 700 feet set by test pilot Joe Walker in the bulletshaped X15 less than two months ago The 37yearold veteran of 15 flights in the rocket ship glided to a safe landing following a 10minute 218mile high looping flight in which he hurtled at about 3682 miles per a mile a second From his lofty position White was able to view the western fringe of the United States and just before landing commented over his communication system its just tremendous White flashed 4093 mph late last year to grab the speed rec ord for winged aircraft He also held the altitude mark previous to Walkers soaring flight of April 30 PARTLY CLOUDY North Iowa Partly cloiidy with scattered showers and thun derstorms Thursday night and Friday Lows Thursday night in the 50s Highs Friday in upper70s Iowa Partly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder stormsThursdaynightor Fri day Lows Thursday night 55 60 Highs Friday 70s north to 80s south Further outlook Scattered showers and thun derstorms Saturday Minnesota Variable cloudiness showers Highs Friday in 70s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum 75 Minimum 51 At 8 a m 59 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 77 Minimum 47 Sen Miller raps delaying action WASHINGTON CAP Jack Miller RIowa told the Sen ate Wednesday he fears the Dem ocrats are delaying action on ma jor bills until August and then will try to stampede legislation through Congress We must be patient delibera tive and not be stampeded into reckless action Miller said I want to get moving too but on the right road Well pay you 25c for edition about the Band Festival The GlobeGazette will pay 25c for each complete copy of the special Band Festival edi tion published June 15 that is delivered to the newspaper offices in good condition In spite of the fact that we printed 7600 copies in addi tion to the regular run of more than 27000 have now run out of tnem Requests for additional copies of the special edition are coming in mostly from outoftown persons accord ing to I W Hillstrom circu lation manager Summer officially arrives jn Iowa Summer officially arrived in Iowa Thursday accompanied by partly cloudy skies and scat tered showers It seemed more like summer Wednesday clear blue skies and warm temperature covered the state But a high pressure ridge that had given Iowa the pleasant weather passed on to the east Light southerly winds Thurs day were pushing moist air into the state from the Gulf of Mexi co The additional moisture L expected to produce scattered showers and thunderstorms ovei Iowa Friday and Saturday On the inside EditorialsPage 4 Comics Society News910Vl Sports1314 Latest MarketsU Mason City News U17 Clear Lake News It Cresco boy 13 drowns in pond on uncles farm Dean Bigalk 3 son of Mr and Mrs Delbert Bigalk drowned Wednesday in a conservation pond being con tructed on the farni of his uncle Howard Appland near harmony Minn tarry was swimming with ieveral companions who said ic dived into nine feet of wa er and failed to come up The bodyvwas recovered short hue Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 pm GST at the EUB Church eight miles north of Cresco Burial will be n the church cemetery Surviving are his parents wo brothers Manley and Terry two sisters Ann and rayleen all at home grand arents Mr and Mrs Albert Jigalk Cresco and Mr and Mrs Carl Appland Granger Minn NEW LOOK WASHINGTON Lady Jacqueline Kennedy White House redecorating proj ect got another lift Thursday when the refurbished library on the ground floor was unveiled SAME 273 heir union The agreement initialed at 10 am by weary bargainers who have been in almost continuous session since Monday is subject o ratification bythe engineers is taken for granted oy union officers Goldberg described the terms as noninflationary arid said that 3y providing for orderlycrew re duction they will producesavings airline many times great er than whatever wage and work ing conditions fixedin negotiations still to come partieswill negotiate for one weekat the end ofthat time any issue not resolved will be set tied by procedures to be specified by Nathan P Feinsinger special mediator in the case the union and the airline haveragreed to ac cept his recommendations andre frain from striking The settlement assures the en gineers who must now qualify as pilots thatthey will have top pri ority for assignment as the third man in the cockpit with two pilots It also provides assurance Goldberg said that the 3000miBn engineers union will not be swal lowed up in the Air Line Pilots Association as bar gaining representative The spokesman for the erigi neers Attorney Asher Schwartz said the pact assureshis organ ization greater assurance in their jobs as flight engineers than they have ever had QUEMOY ISLAND ARE is the Quemoy Is land area which US observers believe wil be the next Communist target in the war of nerves The Quernoys have been held by the Nationalist Chinese ever since they abandoned the mainland to the Reds in favor of ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Rusk looks at the wall BERLIN of State Dean Rusk ar rived inBerlin Thursdaytolook at the Red wall and confer with Mayor Brandt in a visit Rusk leftParis after talks with French President Charles de Gaulle and other French officials which reportedly convincedhimthat De Gaulle will put Fraricesfuture nuclear striking force at the disposal ofthe Westernalliances defense plans Well overtake US Nikita HUNDEOARA Romania Soviet premier Khrushchev told thousands of Romanian workers that 10 years the Soviet Union will surpass the United States in total industrial production But he said the Soviets must wcnk hardto do Sugar producers back JFK sugar producers pointed ly declined comment onsquotas and premium prices for foreign imports but supported the administra tions proposals for increased domestic output Frank A Kemp speaking for refiners and growers in all of the 22 sugarproducing states told the Senate Fi nance committee that the entire domestic industry is in agreement with President Kennedys proposals for US producers 3 mountain climbers missing NEW DELHI India Monsoon snows hid the fate of three members of an American mountaineer ing team including the grandson of late President Wooclrow Wilson who are missing while trying to scale Gyachung Kang a 25910foot peak in Nepal I WISH I HAD A FISH If pelican could catch baseballs as well as he catches piscatorial handouts hed be in the big leagues instead of a zoo T Photofax The bird seems to be all beak as he waits for a finny morsel at the Melbourne Australia zoo Concern voiced by US New round of tension ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The White louse said Thursday the United tales is watching with eoh ern a largescale Chinese ommunist of air and round forces on the coast op xsite Quemoy and Matsu Press Secretary PierreSaiin er told newsmenof this con ern He declined comment fur her on the situation which ome high U S officials de cribed as a possible prelude to Red attack against the two Nationalistheld islands Administration sources said eports on the Red buildup were eing studied with inter st They would Lnot hether any steps were being ontemplated fay this country Officials theorized that the Red troop movement could be a efensive move sparked by re urring Chinese Nationalist thr e ats to attempt aninv asion f the mainland But V high gov ernment source said the number and characterof troops involved n the movement also was con sistent with the theory that the Communists might be planning n offensive Some officials felt Chinese onimunist chief Mao TseTung might be preparing an assault on Quemoy and Malsu to dis ract US attention from South east Asia Since taking office President Kennedy has not expressed any stand on defense of Quemoy and Matsu one of the hottest ssues in his 1960 campaign against Richard M Nixon In the campaign Kennedy de cribed the islands as indefen sible He said theislands ac cording to the best military udgment had no strategic value and were not essential to the de ense of Formosa about 100 miles away Intelligence officials gave few specific details However they said the buildup appeared to be considerably larger than the ast big operation in 1958 when he Reds leveled a heavy artill ery barrage against Quemoy and Matsu Officials said some National sis appeared to believe the near famine in China and the indus rial troubles there make this an opportunetime for an inva sion The United Stales has ah agreement from Chiang Kai Shek not to attempt such aa ad venture without Washingtons permission Military officials said Chinese Nationalists would lave little chance of getting any sizable forces ashore without U S help The United Stales is firmly committed to the defense of For mosa but the situation is not so clear regarding Quemoy and Matsu Lock port gives big reception to its top band LOCKPORT 111 AP Band lovers turned out Wednesday to welcome home Lockports newly crowned national high school marching band champions The 103 members of the Lock port High School band won the national title Tuesday at Mason City Iowa Police said most of Lockports 7000 population jammed the citys business section to greet the vic torious bandsmen Members of the band and their director Ernest Cavena left Thursday on a 10day trip to Chi cago Philadelphia New York and Washington their prize for win ning the national title V   

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