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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowa Doily Newspaper Editad for ttw VOL Itt AMOClftUtf CITY GLOBE The newspaper that mokes all North Iowans ma LMM MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JULY 24 1W2 HOME EDITION neighbors el Two 142 Asks to forgiven Iowa slayer hanged Paris still capital of fashions Its second best industry By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau PARTLY CLOUDY Charles N Brown walks to gallows just after dawn WASHINGTON The French as some forgotten lyrist once put it they are a funny race Here it is almost the first of August the great season of fashion and everybodys getting out of town Onethird of Paris population is inexorably drawn from the city during the month of August It doesnt matter how many Ameri can tourists are there virtually demanding to be exploited It doesnt matter that Paris in Au gust invariably is sunny balmy and clear It doesnt even matter that this is the time of times for one of Frances chief haute couture North Partly cloudy through Wednesday Chance for light showers Tuesday night mostly in extreme south and extreme east Little change in temperatures Lows Tuesday night in the low60s High Wednesday near 80 Iowa Partly cloudy through Wednesday with a few light showers east Tuesday night Little change in temperature Low Tuesday night 59 to 64 High Wednesday 80 to 85 Out look for mod erate temperatures Minnesota Mostly fair a little cooler Highs Wednesday in 80s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday FORT MADISON plea for forgiveness convicted slayer Charles Noel Brown was hanged at dawn Tuesday on the wooden scaffold at the State Pen itentiary Fashion is big business for the French For centuries it has been encouraged and supported by the French government Louis XIVs chief minister Colbert is said to have observed French fashions a re to what the mi nes p Peru are tfli Max von the French style was the firs lign that one belonged to th upper classes In value of exports dress manu facturing ranks second among French industries The couture establishments of Paris are said to provide direct and indirect em ployment for a quarter of a mil lion persons The budding fashion season em phasizes again the leadership of France in the world of fancy dressmaking The London and Florence collections already have been shown and still the buyers both professional and the fortu nate amateurs await the Paris showings with what the dictionary calls restrained breath Htaly alone gave honest testi Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 76 59 83 57 The trap was sprung at am and he was pronounced dead at am CST Wearing a black prisonmade suit and black bow tie Brown walked slowly and deliberately to ward the execution room as dawn broke He was smoking a cigar ettc The convicted killer of Alvin Koehrsen 54 of Walnut and ad mitted slayer of two other men stood quietly on the scaffold a his hands and feet were bound His last words before the blacl hood was slipped over his hea were inaudible to most of the 5 other persons in the room Sheriff Roy Wichael of Potta wattamie County who tripped th lever which plunged Brown to h death quoted the condemned ma as saying I hope the people will forgive ie for what I have done Warden J E Bennett who also as on the platform said he too understood Brown tosay he hoped e would be forgiven Among those with Brown on his valk of about 100 feet to the exe ution room were Associate War en Bernard Nelson and his as istant James M Richards They exchanged no words dur ng the steps across the hushed courtyard There had been a bun of con versation as witnesses awaitet Browns arrival but the highceil inged room was quiet as he en ered He dropped his cigarette but on the floor and climbed the 1 wooden steps to the gallows He stood immobile as Nelson and Richards fastened his arms to his sides with two leather straps then stepped forward to the trap door and stood for his feet to be strapped together Bennett and another officer put i hand on either shoulder as though to steady Brown then stepped away quickly Wichael standing behind Brown pushed forward slightly lever and Brown plunged hrough the trap No further mo ion of the body was visible The prison physicians Drs Frank Poepsel and Robert Feight mony to the France Three preeminence oi of her top de signers Cappuci Simonetta anc Fabiani have left for Paris and De Barentzen is soon to follow Indeed G E Giorgini originator of the Florentine fashion shows and founder of organized Italian fashion is talking of establishing a Camera Sindicale of designers similar to the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne an or ganization founded in 1868 to deal with administrative and labor problems of the dressmaking houses Thousands of visitors go to Paris every year most of them from the United States to view and purchase the latest dress models Admission to Paris open ings today is by invitation only Foreign aid sent to Kennedy WASHINGTON UPI The House drained off a final rounc of complaints and gave fina congressional approval Tuesday to President Kennedys bil lion foreign aid authorization bill House approval by a rollcall vote of 221 to 162 sent the bill to the President for his signature It represented a rather rare piece of good news for the White Souse from Capitol Hill after several recent setbacks The Senate passed the bill last week The measure contained essen tially what the administration had requested including consid erable latitude for the President in continuing aid to Communist Yugoslavia and Poland The vote on the bill was split with 163 Democrats and 58 Re publicans voting for approval N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES An unidentified Yank sergeant kidnaped SAIGON South Vietnam U S Army sefgeant and his Vietnamesejnterpreter have been ambushed and kidnaped by Communist guerrillas Another American soldier with them iden tified as Sgt Carl E Brown escaped the trap and 65 Democrats and 97 Re publicans against The vote came after a series of angry complaints that House Senate conferees who worked out the compromise bill s u r rendered to administration pres sure The Senate had voted to cut off all aid except for surplus food to Yugoslavia and Poland The conferees junked this and adopted instead a House amendment to allow the presi dent to continue aid if he con siders it vital to American se New president of Peru LIMA Peru Army Gen Ricardo Perez Godoy was named president of Peru and his junta govern ment granted constitutional executive and legislative powers The new impetus given the junta governstrawberry ment coincided with suspension by Perus powerful labor confederation of a general strike which was to have forced the military men to their knees The strike was less than five per cent effective Airline snubs offer WASHINGTON Striking flight engineers of fered to accept the latest formula proposed by Secre tary of Labor Arthur J Goldberg to end the month long strike on Eastern Air Lines The hitch was that Eastern which resumed operations with two token New York to Miami flights rejected the proposal i Girl Scouts lightcandles BUTTON BAY Vt A huge birthday cake with 50 candles was lit for the official ceremonies marking a half century of girl scouting The 8500 Girl Scouts from the 50 states and several foreign countries gathered for a colorful birthday party Red jets in corridor BERLIN Soviet jet fighters flew in the Ber lin air corridor again The jet fighters were spotted by radar at Tempelhof Airport here which warned 1 J tt T M O ner of Fort Madison stepped for ward opened Browns shirt am placed stethoscopes on ches while he hung from the new rope They pronounced him dead stepped away and the body shor ly afterward was removed for burial in Bedford Ind Browns former home About 20 pickets most of them State University of Iowa students sept a nightlong vigil outside the prison walls They carried signs protesting capital punishment in general and the hanging of Brown in particular The pickets dispersed when the black hearse carrying Browns body left the prison Two Fort Madison youths were arrested by police shortly after midnight for using what Police Chief R L Peak called abusive and sarcastic language to the pickets Peak identified the arrestec youths as William KoeUner anc Edward Ludden both 21 Koeline was with disturbing th peace and Ludden with intoxica tion Among the witnesses besides those officially designated by Wichael was District Court Judge Bennett Cullison of Harlan who sentenced Brown to hang Bennett said Brown spent a quiet night He ate two pieces of LIGHT TURNED OUT WITH HANG ING A group of pickets from the State University of Iowa are transfixed Photofax hanging of convicted slayer Charles Noel Brown The three were among about 20 pickets who kept a nightlong by the lantern they kept burning all vigil at the prison gates protesting cap night then turned off at dawn with the ital punishment shortcake had which he ordered Russ attitude tends to delay disarming Rusk BROWN for his midnight meal but bare touched the s t e a k f rench fries and sliced tomatoes which also were of fered The Rev Les ter Peter the prisons P r o testant chap lain stayed Western airliners of unusual activity ridor from West Berlin to Frankfurt in the cor and arrivals are individually screened to be sure that their in vitations are valid These involve some pretty arcane rites as fqr example the jockeying on timing of invitations between Lanvin and Coco Chanel The couturiers security system would shame the Central Intelligence Agency Those who come to buy for resale or for copying are required to make a deposit up to at some houses representing a minimum purchase The price of a model for copying may be 50 curity and would promote greater independence from Mos cow by the recipients On the matter of UN bonds House had adopted an amendment to block US pur chase of million worth of bonds to bail the world organi zation out of a financial jam The conferees knocked this out of the dropped was a Senate amendment to re duce by 10 per cent the amount of aid the administration pro posed for India The opposition was led by Tax incentive for business in doubt to 100 per cent more than would be charged a private customer While this years showings so far have been disappointing the Italian collections lacked fire works they have produced the usual columns of interior prose The two most dependable cliches of the trade appear to be the aphorism that a woman doesnt want to wear a costume and the remark that a talented new de signer needs editing About those vacationing French When they Mime back from Deau Title or the Midi or St Tro they wont know what theyve missed Or will they Reps E Ross Adair RInd H R Gross RIowa Bob Casey DTcx Bruce Alger R Tex and Paul C Jones DMo SAME DATE1M1337 WASHINGTON UPI Sen Harry F Byrd DVa said Tuesday he would lead a drive to strip from President Ken nedys embattled tax revision bill a billion tax incentive for business The chairman of the Senate Finance committee said he would offer the move to strike the revenuelosing feature when the overall tax reform bill comes before the Senate The muchamended bill as tentatively approved by the fi nance group last week was sharply out of balance A fina committee vote on the bill was scheduled for Friday As it passed the House March the reform measure woul have produced an estimated million in extra revenue through a series of loophole closing features designed t crack down on tax avoidance The Senate panel whittle way at many of the key fea ures The result was a measure hat would lose the government t least million a year If Byrd succeeds in eliminat ng the billion dollarplus tax redit designed to spur invest uents in new machinery and equipment it would put the bill ack in the black What would be left would be country mile from the original icuse version but backers could claim some progress toward closing some of the more glar ing tax advantages for special groups in carving up the House bill the committee killed the most important revenue producing proposed 20 per cent withholding tax on in come from dividends and inter est The administration had hoped to recapture through withholding as much as million in extra revenues cur rently escaping taxation up throughout the night with the condemned man He said they discussed passages from the Scriptures among other things He declined further de tails Brown 29 and Charles Edward Kelley 21 both of Minneapolis were sentenced to hang for slay ing Alvin Koehrsen 54 of Walnut as they tried to take his car Feb 22 1961 in Council Bluffs The shooting climaxed a three state crime spree which left two other men dead and three persons wounded Kelleys request for a rehearing was denied Monday by the Iowa Supreme Court less than two hours after Gov Norman Erbe said he would not interfere with Browns execution It now is up to Erbe to set a new execution date for Kelley un less he decides to commute the sentence to life imprisonment Browns family arranged for his GENEVA USSecretary of State Dean Rusk said Tuesday repeated Soviet declarations that communism will eventually dominate the world tend to prevent disarmament The United States sincerely wants an arms elimination and a nuclear test Dan u reaty Rusk told the 17nation disT rmament conference and he is villing to return to Geneva for l ny angle on those matters that eems on the point of solution t The American diplomatic chief j ppealed to the Soviet bloc to halt vhat he called persistent presu ures against the vital needs of others which are holding up signng an agreement On the other hand Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko accused the Western powers of blocking progress He said they sought through their disarmament proposals to create a paradise for Kennedy walks same path says Hoover SAN FRANCISCO Former President Herbert Hoover Tuesday had words of sympathy for President Kennedy The 87 yearold Hoover said he saw a parallel between the current ad ministration and his own The depressionera President saic that Kennedy came in just be fore a big bust in the stock mar r ket and with Congress oppose to him Hes going down th same weary TOLL MANILA W An estimated 370000 people are homeless on the main Philippine island of Luzon after six days of monsoon rains The rains are still coming down body to be buried in Bedford Ind his boyhood home The condemned man spent his last hours in the prisons voca tional training office a room much larger than the tiny maxi mumsecurity cell in which he passed most of the time since he was imprisoned 15 months ago State law required that the death penalty be carried out by the his the county in which the condemned man wasconvicted On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News North Iowa News Sports910 Clear Lake News11 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 Comics14 Farm Features 15 Photofax SCENE OF TRAIN of crack Paris Marseille express train lies on its side at bottom of dry ravine seven miles south of Dijon France after derailment Other cars of 16car train some of them also derailed remain upright onthe viaduct Train carrying about 900 vacationers is known as one of the fastest in the world Railway officials placed the number of dead at 38 and the seriously injured at 52 the spies of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization GromyKo declared the Soviet Un ion will never open up its military bases for inspection by interna tional disarmament teams even if the United States offers to do so In this connection Rusk said ha understood the Soviet position He said the United States is an open society whereas the Soviet Union ias obsessions with secrecy which lock the door to disarma ment Urging the delegates to draw up plans so people wont be both ered with the obsession of suspi cion Rusk said the United States is willing to assume some risks if a workable inspection system can be found Gromyko addressed the opening session of the disarmament con ference which has been in recess since last week He stated bluntly that so far the conference has not really moved the cause of disarmament one step forward He urged a businesslike and constructive approach to the problem but presented no new proposals from the Soviet side He insisted that the Soviet Un ion must stick to one of the chief points resisted by the United States and other Western powers the first stage of disarma ment include destruction of ail nu clear weapons In the first address of the day Defense Minister V K Krishna Menon said be deeply regretted the Soviet decision to resume nu clear testing Menon was the only speaker in Tuesdays meeting for the neutral group of eight nations which is trying to bridge the gap between the Eastern and Western powers Weather delays Highaltitude nuclear test HONOLULU Ifl The Unit ed States Tuesday postponed its planned second highaltitude nu clear explosion for 24 hours In Washington the Atomic En ergy Commission said the rea son for the delay was weather conditions The test when it 9ft will be in the submef aton raafe equivalent to between 20000 and wwYmllUon iont of TNT It wttl be exploded at aa ftUUttft to 40 mitef v i   

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