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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper AsjocJaUd Preit United Press International FuJJ that makes all North I owans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY JULY 6 1962 A racial problem I in clubs Kennedy got tide rolling By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTONSophislicaled is one of President Kennedys favorite words and as such it is getting a big play around Wash ington Well then to misuse the word the President almost always slightly misuses sophisticated are we go ing to get about racial diserim inationV When is a club not a club The question comes up again ai the national convention of the BenevoJent and Protective Or der of Elks the statutes of which limit the membership to Caucasians only The New York Elks Lodge No 1 largest in the state is petitioning the Grand Lodge judiciary commit tee to drop the phrase Negro Elks are not affiliated with the B P 0 E This is the latest chapter in a talc that goes back at least to last winter when members of the Kennedy administration in cluding the attorney general began resigning from exclusive Washington clubs which would not admit Negroes as members or even as guests It was not Gabot Lodge now running against Teddy Ken nedy for the Massachusetts Sen ate seal Jack Kennedy once held resigned from the Metro politan Club for the same rea son The todo eventually led to a change in the bylaws of the Cosmos Club These things spread Under pressure from Negro groups Mayor Robert F Wagner Jr turned in his sneakers to the snooty New York Athletic Club Then somebody asked embar rassingly enough what about the BPOE of which Bob Wagner in 1942 was exalted ruler of New York Lodge No l The Mayor said hed review the admissions policies of all his clubs and then take appropri ate action He is still review ing Meantime the Manhattan lodge is moving to take Wagner all politicians in areas with large minority voting blocks at least one hook New York is one of about a score of states which have anti discrimination laws The State Commission Against Discrimina tion interprets the New York law as forbidding discrimination in places of public accommo clubs A sticky case came up three years ago when the West Side Forest Hills Tennis Club re fused to extend membership to the 15yearold son of Dr Ralph J Bunche The club insisted it was private like a persons home It received no city tax concessions but paid under pro test levies based on an assess ment of But Forest HiJls had for years been the home of the U S Lawn Tennis Association sponsored national tennis championships and Davis Cup matches West Side got 50 per cent of admis sions for the national matches 25 per cent of the Davis Cup gate Althea Gibson former national womens champion called the clubs attitude ridiculous but said shed play there if they invite me Roy Wilkins execu tive secretary of the National Association for the Advance ment of Colored Persons said Leave us not be too emotional on this problem Nothing in the Constitution says people cant make jackass rules for them selves West Side eventually backed down under community pres sure But other private mem bership organizations continue to have their troubles The American Legion for example kicked out its whiteonly fun loving 40 8 three years ago but continues to have posts which by choice arc racially seg regated The question remains for each group to decide for itself How clubby do you want lo be PLANT SOLD CHICAGO and Company has announced the sale of its moat plant in Argen tina The plant had been closed for nearly a year because of labor and political troubles Reach seat of trouble Judicial spanking WHITING Ind iff Three youths among nine who were given unusual punishments Thursday by City Judge William Obermiller were spanked by two policemen and a bailiff Each youth got 15 solid whacks as ordered by the judge They stood before the judge as the policemen and a court balff administered the spankings with their hands on the seats of the teenagers pants Some 250 persons who jammed the courtroom witnessed the spankmgs given to Steve Shorr 16 Peter Welcome 17 and James Hunt 16 They with Daniel M Cardona 15 had been convicted of drinking beer and brandy at the Whiting Beach on June i0 fn addition to the spankings Judge Obermtller ordered haircuts and beach cleanup orders and writing and studying for exammarions on the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution Cardona was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined 565 10e a Paper Consists of Two One No CHANCE of RAIN North Iowa Partly cloudy Ihrougli Saturday with occa sional periods of showers and thunderstorms Chance of lo cally heavy rains north mighty underground blast lion Friday night Lows Frimost powerful set off in the Unit Iowa Partly cloudy 0 Saturday wilh occasional pe riods of showers and thunder storms Locally heavy rains use here of an Hbomb type de through viceshattered the desert calm AJUV Cll IJCoVy I rf lIlS MJI Cl likely north Friday night lows towering column of dirt and dusl iOs north to near 70 south a crater a third of a mile Highs Saturday 8590 Further wicie anci fccl deeP but as the outlook Little change extcst site was dosed to unofficial peeled Sunday observers Ihere was no immedi ate word on how it appeared Minnesota Partly cloudy The 100kiloton device packed showers a little cooler Highs the wallop of 100000 tons of TNT Saturday 7885 nl Tne previous most powerful bazete Wcathcr Data shot here was 743 kilotons fired from a balloon in 1957 Fridays shot was fired 650 feet under the up to 8 am Friday Maximum 81 Minimum 63 Sunrise Sunset 7se N ews in a utshell A compromise REGINA katchewans deputy pre mier said the provincial government is deter rnined to continue its compulsory medical care plan but a hint of com promise appeared as a doctors strike went into its sixth day Tax liens filed JERSEY CITY N J liens totaling 39566533 were filed by the federal government against bookmaker Jo seph Newsboy Moriar ty serving a 2to3 year sentence in state prison He has been tabbed as the owner of a mil lion hoard found in an abandoned car NEA policy DENVER National Education As sociation will and probably use of sanctions against school districts which it considers to have intoler able teaching conditions Never before has the as sociation tried to put teeth into i t s policy of settling disputes between teachers and school boards solely through ne gotiation Probe ordered WASHINGTON A Senate subcommittee will investigate efforts by foreign agents to influ ence this years sugar legislation More shooting ALGIERS Shooting broke out again in Orun and panic swept the Eu ropean section Authori ties promptly clamped on a curfew to prevent re newal of a MoslemEuro pean bloodbath w h i c h claimed 100 lives and cast a pull in independ ence festivities of this in fant nation Desert test of Hbomb CAMP MERCURY Nev AP It was expected lo kick up a surface of nearby Yucca Flat at the Nevada nuclear test site 65 miles north of Las Vegas Its purpose was to explore the possibilities of nuclear energy for largescale earth moving for peaceful purposes such as dams and canals AH previous tests here have been for weapons develop ment The explosion dubbed Project Sedan marked the first time the Atomic Energy Commission has disclosed the nuclear composition of a shot here Previous tests have been pre sumed to be of the conventional fission type material which uses uranium as the source material Hbombs employ a process known as fusion and heavy hydro gen is the source material Hbomb type explosions are clean er in that they have less radio active fallout A substantial part of their radioactivity comes from fission type explosives used to trigger the fusion process Aerial testing is set to resume Saturday with the defonation of a lowpower device just a few feet above ground It will be the first aboveground test since Oct 30 1958 5 railroad unions refuse arbitration CLEVELAND Ohio Wi The Phillip Gansen operates heads of five railroad unions farm for his brother rejected Friday a government offer to arbitrate the deadlocked TAKING STOCK Stock registration officials Charles Relhnger and Charles Coughlin both of New Yorks Chase Manhattan bank check out certificates for some of the 23 million shares of General Motors stock to be mailed to stockholders of E I du Pont de Pholofax Victim of heart attack Author Faulkner 64 dies OXFORD Miss AP Nobel weeks ago from the University of irize winning author William Faulkner who made the fictional Mississippi county of Yoknapa tawpha known throughout the world died Friday The 64yearold author died o a heart attack ahospital Ox ford He returned here Virginia where he had spent much of his recent years as a lecturer in American literature Relatives said Faulkner died about 2 am Friday shortly after being admitted to a hospital some gentle small Farm mishap claims life of boy 2i RICEVfLLE A boy was accidentally killed on a farm near here Thursday eve ning when a corn cultivator tipped over on him Officers reported that Tim my Gansen son of Mr and Mrs Phillip Gansen was chin ning himself on the back of a corn cultivator detached from a traclor The boys weight caused the cultivator to tip over on him His father told officers that the boy often played on the back of the cultivator hut that before it had always been at tached to the tractor The accident occurred on a farm owned by Matt Gansen miles northeast of Riceville the ra V100 lljiug lltte JUl statutedlal scheduled Saturday WILLIAM FAULKNER High altitude Atest delayed by winds Stands pat on tax cut None now says JFK WASHINGTON w President Kennedy said Thursday the ad ministration is giving serious con sideration lo appeals by the U S Chamber of Commerce and AFL CIO for an immediate tax cut But he added that the government currently still is standing on plans for a cut effective Jan 1 1963 The President told his news con ference he is continuing to watch the economic indicators If they seem to warrant a quicker tax cut than the one now planned for next year he may recommend one he said Kennedy asserted that when both business and organized labor as represented by the US Cham ber and the AFLCIO are both calling for an immediate tax slash their proposals deserve serious consideration That is being giv en he said Kennedy began Ihe news confer ence with an expression of very strong support for the foreign aid bill on which the House begins de bate Monday He said these facts should be kept in half the billion authorization is for military aid A high proportion of the aid he went on is in the form of loans which must be repaid in dollars and much of the funds must be spent in this country He put in a special word for the needs of underdeveloped coun tries and of Latin America coun tries facing massive problems of Faulkners mother died last Poverty and dependence on one of a few exports The stirrings of revolution can be felt in the Southern Hemi sphere he said and the success of the Alliance for Progress could determine whether it will be a peaceful revolution or a violent one On other points The President expressed strong support for the bipartisan com promise bill o provide medical care for the aged under Social Security which is corning up for Senate action soon He called it an effective bill and said it could mean a great deal to aged people Mankato TV drops closing plan MANKATO Minn cials of KEYCTV Mankato Fri day announced they were aban doning plans to close local studios of the station and feed programs from KGLOTV Mason City Iowa which is under the same owner ship Nemours and Company The certificates comprise the initial distribution of Du Fontowned General Motors stock in compliance with a federal court order direct ing Du Pont to divest itself of the General Motors holdings Faulkner won the Nobel literary prize in 1950 His wife Estelle and his sister Dorothy Oldham were with him when he died Faulkners daughter Mrs Paul D Summers Jr of Charlottesville Va was flying here for the funer On the Inside Clear Lake News Page 3 Mason City News 67 Latest Markets 7 Society News 8 Sports 910 Comics 12 Editorials 15 North Iowa News 18 Compromise bill on Medicare under study WASHINGTON Re publican cosponsor of a com promise old age health care plan told the Senate Friday that the proposal was a sensible ap proach to the controversial question Sen Kenneth B Keating R Y urged fellow Republicans Faulkners death followed by iust a little more than a year the passing of another Americas great Heming way Hemingway died in Idaho July 2 1961 Faulkner fell from a horse in the woods near his home here about three weeks ago and had been in poor health since But his sudden death shocked the world of arts and letters The superlative storyteller al ways considered himself a profes sional farmer rather than a writ r He operated a 366acre farm near this university town He wrote a series of intercon nected novels and short stories iealing with the life people and listory of the fictional Yoknapa tawpha County His latest novel The Reivers was published only a short time ago and appears to be headed for he bestseller lists T h e Reivers is the current Book of the Month Club selection for July Most reviewers gave it favor able attention but did not consider it a major work Faulkner also wrote such works as The Sound and the Fury The Unvanquished and Ab salom Absalom jw TI The boy was born Oct 3 1959 A mass of the Angels will be 1h c Immaculate Conception Ihe head of the five unions Church in Riceviile by the Rev representing some 200000 onJoseph Bohr Burial will be at tram employes sent a letter to the Calvary Cemetery the the National Mediation Board BradleyChisholm Funeral Home saying the unions did not think in charge a I f areas had been fully ex Surviving young Gansen arc plorcd in negotiations in Chihis parents four brothers Phil cago two weeks ago and said lip Jr William Daniel and the board s offer of arbitration Paul all at home and his was premature The railroads grand parents Mr and Mrs walked out of the talks in ChiDan Mahoney of New Hampton cago saying further ncgotiaand Mr and Mrs W S Can lions wore useless scn of Riceviile Stales F hours ils third attempt to ex plode a high altitude nuclear device above Johnston Island The postponement followed two holds totaling 90 minutes In Washington a Defense Depart ment spokesman said the post ponement was prompted by high winds that might have inter fered with Ihe rockets perform ance EXGOVERNOR DIES The original proposal had drawn protests from viewers in the Man Sanctuary published in 1931kato area On May 20 the Federal to support the bipartisan com promisc worKcci out ov 18 jr MI i j u it ruuciui ocrals and five Republicansjwas ns mosUCommunications Commission de Keating said it was carefully shocking novel Faulkner said a request by KEYCTV for framed to meet one of our greatest legislative challenges There still was strong GOP opposition however to financ g under Social Security as contained in the compromise bill and a vote was scheduled Friday on a Republican propo sal not including the Social Se curity approach The rival plan by Sen Thruslcss ton B Morion RKv former c n v ni ni Faulkner was deliberately set about producing a pure horror story with the aim of making money in writing it The South Faulkner depicted in his novels and short stories was a region haunted by memories of a way of life that is gone forever temporary authority to make the move pending a hearing on a re quest for the permanent change The request for approval to make permanent change has now been withdrawn said officials of and tortured by prospects of a Inc commercialized future that would the the parent firm KEYCLeeTV by officials said ST LOUIS UPI John GOP national chairman calls born Sept 25 intense interest by Ihe KEYCTV i audience Stcllc 70 governor of Illinoisjfoifederal subsidies of w for 100 days in 1940 and to allow persons 65 and time political warhorse dicdlolder lo buy private health in New Albany Miss His Thc has been to falner n livcry stable popriotor able to come up with a solution t i iI t r It i it Thursday of Leukemia sura nee policies Executioners put to test n livcry stable proprietor ihlc to come UP wilh a solution Amoved the family to Oxford when wmcIj il permit the ihc became business manager of tnc Iowl the University of Mississinni the statement add Soldier goes down singing PARIS APIRoger Degueldrc condemned for commanding Se cret Army Organization killers in Algiers was executed by a firing squad at dawn Friday as he was singing the French national an them DcRueldre 37 a former lieuten ant in the Foreign legion who deserted lo join the secret army clasped a French flag to his chest as he was led lo the execution wall at a fort on lie outskirts of Paris As the firing squad leveled ri fles Dcgueldre cried out Vive la France Then he started singing the Marseillaise The rifle burst cut the words Deguelclrcs defense attor ney JeanLouis TixierVignan court who was required by law to be present at Fridays execution told reporters afterward This was an unprecedented chronology H like Just after the shots of the fir ing squad Ihe coup dc grace was given The firing squad left I went up to the stake and I noticed dial Dcgueldre breathing deeply Hes not dead I old a colo nel who was there Those arc the spasms of the death agony the colonel replied Are you a doctor I asked At that moment an adjutant gave a second coup de grace I went up again and Degueldre was still breathing and suffering enormous ly Finally a physician came af ter seven minutes Then the ad jutant three times tried to give i new coup do grace but each of the three limcs the bullets missed lie bad to go get another revolver and il was not until 11 minutes after Ihe shots of I lie firing squad that the final coup dc grnro was given jthe University of Mississippi i After an intermittent cducalioi quit high school before grad fought in Work War I in Ihe British Royal Air Force Afterward he enrolled in Ihe University of Mississippi but dropped out before qualifying for a degree He was born William Falkner but a printers mistake inserted the u in his name on publica tion of his first book and he kept the name Faulkner SAME DATEWI30I Only the Newspaper ONLY THE NEWSPAPER can tell you the full story about your city county and itata Your newspaper through alert reporting helps you choose the right men and women for government office
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