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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas iy Newspaper for tfit Horn VOLitt The newspaper ud UriU4 Fm InUnuOowl ruO UM that makes LOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION all North lowons neighbors MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1 W2 10c TM ol root No War in China just talk Weather to delay conflict By TOM LAMBERT New Yorfc Herald Tribune Service HONG KONG Reined jn by firm words from Washington and big winds looming over the For mosa Strait Chiang Kai Shek and some of his verbally Gung Ho subordinates seem to have shelved the moment at least their dream The hopes of invading the Communistheld Chinese main land this summer At the same time despite their military buildup or redeployments lately in South and Central China and along the coastline opposite Nationalist held Formosa the Chinese Communists seem un likely to try to capture Formosa or the Nationalists offshore is land this they want to add possible war with the United States to their current troubles with India and their grinding food and economic prob lems at home So if these assumptions by non Chinese sources here and on For mosa are correct the Formosa Strait area should settle back again for the time being into its perpetually uneasy politics military calm And the 100mile wide Strait separating Formosa from the mainland should be turbulent soon with its summer typhoons There can EM no doubt the Na tionalists were or at least f talking vociferously that way up until a few days Not a few Army offjeers and government Officials wouTd tell anyone who would listen raised eyebrows or not that the time never was more sunny for Chiang Kai Shefcs longpromised assault against Red VM Mainland peasants already bn the edge of revolt against rthe Communists because of foodand economic failures will join us the moment we land these National ists say with eyeshining convic tion or hope Theres unrest in the Red Army and some of its soldiers will defect to us The Communist partys control of the mainland is slipping and as soon as we land it will disintegrate further other Nationals add Cornell See Iowa Peafe Corps Sory P 3 a UillL LU flci 65yearbld husband who prepares to drive it toward the goal post on an ath letic field at Cornell University The NowJs the time We must go back now they would conclude If we dont return now or soon we may never have another op portunity Needless to say Nationalist ap praisals of conditions among the mainlands population the Red Army and Communist control did not always agree with those held by Americans After Cuba Amer icans inclined to be more cautious in their assessments develop ments in Communist states The Nationalists insisted of course that they wanted to invade the mainland themselves Our policy for invasion is not a single Ameri can one high Nationalist of ficial said with a trace of arch ness All we would ask is American moral support and sympathy and logistic assistance he added a few minutes later Reminded firmly by the United States it does not want them at tacking the mainland Nationalists on Formosa have been talking less and less the past few days about invading Red China Such talk We are getting fed up with governments talk about in vasion and nothing happening said one Chinese civilian who fled to Formosa from Peiping in 1949 If we arent going to invade they should shut up age 3 killed in car accident near Rockwell A 3yearold boy was killed and six persons were injured in a twocar collision three miles east of Rockwell Tuesday after noon Dead is Robert Lee Benson who with his mother and two sisters was a passenger in a car driven by his grandmother Louise Helmers Rockford His mother Bernadine Ben son 33 McHenry 111 and sis ters Diane 10 and Daun Marie 5 were injured The two girls are listed in critical condition at On the inside Editorials page 4 Norm Iowa News 26 Sports 2728 Clear Lake News 34 Markets 40 Mason City News 4 Mercy Hospital Mrs Helmers is in satisfactory condition The other car was driven by Jerold Robert Zech 19 Route 2 Rockford Gloria Leaman 16 and Linda Millard 15 both of Ruddwere passengers in Zechs car They are in satisfactory condition at the hospital Zech was not injured The accident occurred at pm on County Road M at a gravel intersection The Hel mers car was going south and the Zech car east when they col lided A highway patrolman said the view at the intersection was obscured by high corn The fatality was t h e fourth this year in Cerro Gordo County Funeral arrangements for the Benson boy are incomplete at the MajorErickson Chapel in Mason City In other accidents thre lowans were killed Tuesday The dead are James Walter Van Osdol of Peru Ind killed m an accident near Grinnell in volving two cars and two trucks Larry Lee Leedom 23 Ottum wa killed when his motorcycle went down an embankment near Ottumwa and Anne Feazell daughter of Mr and Mrs Dale Feazell of Woodward in crash in Brule Neb SAME Truce in filibuster over satelli WASHINGTON UPI Sen ate opponents of the administra tions space satellite bill agreed Wednesday to halt their filibus ter on the basis of a compromise that will send the bill to miltee for a 10day study com who last night blocked the first leadership ef fort to compromise the bitter dispute agreed to the procedure after being assured therewas no Local union in rail strike Strike preparations have been completed in Mason City by completed in Mason City by per members of the Order of Raillowa Partly cloudy Wednesday in Iowa have been given the maH Toioororv0c vo night and Thursclav with ruS thalidomide but no risk tn road Telegraphers which would tie up traffic on the Chicago and North Western Railway here as well as throughout the line K B Lane Louisville is here to serve as chairman of the area strike team He said that a picket line would be set up at 6 am Thursday at 15lh NW and Quincy the entrance to the NorthWestern yards He said the strike would not affect the M and St L division of North Western Whether the strike will go into effect Thursday morning will depend on the telegrapher union answer to an appeal by President Kennedy The union has announced a strike to back up a demand that the railroad negotiate any further dismissals of union members President Kennedy requested Tuesday night a post ponement of the strike in tele grams to Ben W Heineman North Western chairman and George E Leighty of the teleg raphers union Leighty had not replied at midafternoon Wed nesday average five to eight degrees below normal with minor day to day changes Normal highs in the middle and upper 80s Normal lows in the 60s Pre cipitation will average near onefourth inch occurring as widely scattered thundershow ers mostly through the week end Minnesota Mostly fair through Thursday Lows Wednesday night 4858 High Thursday 7585 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Heineman replied to the Pres ident with this telegram In accordance with your tele gram the Chicago and North Western Railway Co welcome assistance of the secretary of iabor and the National Railway Mediation Board in attempting o resolve the dispute between nic T this company and the Order of T Railroad Telegraphers Your in e Iowa terest is gratefully a p p dated e e Balloon launched for cosmic ray nimals spokesman at the Re carried a 450 a Plnne 5 securities PARTLY CLOUDY action in the interim Under the agreement the con troversial measure opposed by a group of liberal Democrats will be studied for 10 days by wta ThHeS committee The agreement also was con ditioned upon Senate Demo night and Thursday with scatdrug but no risk to tered showers extreme east PreSnant women was involved in Wednesday night Lows Wedcases discovered so far Dr Ed nesday night 5560 Highs mund zimmerer state health Thursday near 80 Further commissioner said Wednesday fair and mild The dru developed in West Friday Iowa FiveDay Forecast Tern 9 vtvwa41 il VY peratures through Monday will Europe ermany is suspected of causing several hundred infants to be born without arms or legs in y o a coure or e effect but apparently no women move by the leadership m Maxurium Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 84 59 67 503 735 82 66 Halt sale in Iowa of high interest Arizona bonds DS MOINES head division ha a halt on the sale in this state of high interest bond to finance construction of a hos pital at Phoenix Ariz Robert L Walters securities superintendent said the 8 per cent bonds on an issue totaling million have been offered to f Iowa investors by mail but the SlUay Promoters are not registered in MpFFETT Calif mrequimH reglstrahon JS a contended ivoUQJ vmh He said the securities are first wo monkeys and two hamsters mortgage bonds issued for Thun aboard in an effort to determine derbird Hills Community Hos HP I PlC onCTVM T f from egulation the issuers of exempt to dCh be subject Labregulation as dealers prior selling the securities in Iowa Know Iowa doctors with thalidomide DES MOINES per It was kept out of general use in this country but some doctors including seven in Iowa received Camples for experimental use Dr Zimmerer said he knows who the seven doctors are who me ocvcu uociors are who iiLi11 iiir buujeci ot opposi received the drug and is contactton from raidwestern Repub in thpm tn coo urUot clinans wac rtrtf u ing them to see what use if any they made of it He said he has reached all but drug has of of pregnancy CritiCal floor by Aug 10 wouJd remain the pending business until dis posed of one way or the other The bill would create 9 pri vatelyowned but government regulated corporation to oper ate space communications sat ellites Democratic liberals op posed to the measure had con ducted a five day filibuster against it Republican Senators John G Power Tex Barry Goldwater Anz and Roman L Hruska Neb all of whom figured in holding up the agreement last night accepted the compromise Mansfield said he felt sure the Foreign Relations Commit tee would start hearings on tha communications bill Thursday Mansfield assured Tower he was prepared to use every available means to keep the bill before the Senate once it comes back He advised from committee Hruska that the farm bill a subject of opposi licans was not likely to be called up because it has not yet cleared the Democratic possibility of a cloture or procedure which has invoked k treatment for Gmonthold Antonio i lctim bom with deformed arms and legs Mrs Bagnarol took Thalidomide during the first two months of pregnancy The family is from are Caroline CHIANG KAISHEK By JOHN QUIRT New York Herald Tribune News Service DETROIT General Motors Corps principal competitors are mappingnew strategy for fall aimed at cutting into the fat mar ket share of GMs hottest seller Chevrolet Ford Motor Co is putting its fighting money into new convert ibles and station wagons that will compete directly with Chevy and into refinements in the Galaxie that will sharply differentiate it from Chevys Impala Chrysler Corp also is spending for new convertibles but its big investment is aimed at wriggling free of a styling bind that Jiurt sale and left company designers liltle room in which to maneuver Basic to any understanding of exactly what Ford and Chrysler are up to is quick look at the market and 2 a close look at 1963 versions of what once were the bottom twothirds of the LowPriced Three tKe m the first half of 1962 grabbed an unprecedented onethird of all domestic newcar sales Its share of the market for US built makes reached 354 per cent in May 358 per cent in June This works out to an average 43800 car sales a week not a lot less than Ford Motor Co with 258 per cent of the market and Chrysler Corp with 87 per cent sell between them The Impala model alone is ac counting for roughly 10 per cent of the market In May the last month for which reliable model bymodel figures are available it outsold Galaxie nearly 2tol The effect of this growing disparity has been to give the efforts of Chevrolets competitors some new element of urgency For 1963 therell be significant improvements in both Plymouth and Ford Galaxie members of the old Low Priced Three These will be carried over and embellished in companion Dodge and Mercury models Galaxie will get all new sheet metal below window level and a new suspen sion system enabling front wheels to retract at a 45 degree angle rather than straight up and Other refinements A Thunder birdtype swingaway steering wheel synchromesh threespeed transmission jetpod taillamps new anticorrosion protection for the under portion of the frame an alternator replacing the gen and 2 inchthick foam rubber padded seats replacing a combination cottonfoam padding on 62 seats In weight height length and width Galaxie will remain identi cal with the 1962 model which matched the Impala in basic dimensions and price Pricing of Galaxie and other 63 cars is still unsettled but the best guess is that it will stay at the 62 level Plymouth for 1963 will be three inches longer inches wider and slightly heavier than the 62 model with a lower belt line and silhouette Wheelbase will stay at lifc inches vs 119 for GalaxieImpala and for the Ford Two new Plymouth engine op tions will be offered A 361cubic inch powcrplant with twobarrel carburetor and a 383inch with 4 barrel carburetor and dual ex hausts Additional galvanized and stainless steel will be deployed on moldings sills and other weather sensitive areas Front seats will come with thicker 2V4inch foam pads The biggest change in Plymouth however is the more squaredoff shape it has acquired as the re sult of a decision to replace the outer body used on 1962 Plymouth and Dodge models with new sheet metal This was a not inexpensive move yet one the company ap parently had little choice but to make in the face of its styling problem The continental look of the 62 Plymouth and Dodge the 61 and 62 Valiant and Lancer was not accepted by car buyers as enthusiastically as the boxy Thunderbird appearance of Ford and GM makes The continental moreover entailed some fancy sculptured sheet metal in the door panels which left Chry sler stylists little freedom to move as they attempted to square off the car The decision to spend for a new outer shell or body was made about 12 months ago before the 62 models debuted but after the similarly sculptured 61 Valiant and Lancer were proving slow sellers Thus the move was made before Chrysler hired Elwood P Enget away from Ford and appointed him director of styling in Novem ber 1961 Several refinements in ornamentation aimed at further squaring off the cars were made after Engel joined the company A flattened outer shell on Ply mouth and Dodge made it easier to divorce the two cars in size Dodge is being stretched beyond Plymouth dimensions both in the front and rear quarter panels to match Galaxie and Impala in wheelbase and length Dodge still will weigh about 100 pounds less these two principally be cause it uses a unitbody rather than frame construction Langer renamed Dart in a shift of Dodge nameplatcs for 63 and Valiant are getting a completely new shell with an even more pro nounced Thunderbird shape that should give Chrysler stylists room to make relatively lowcost exter tGMC ior changes in future years Val iant will remain Falconsiza adding 22 inches in overall length bwt losing 16 inches in width at the rear bumpers Dart for 63 at 11 inches in wheelbase will become Chevy II or Comet size The decision to separate Valiant and Dart was made two years ago when Comet debuted and sold well using stretchedout Falcon shell Use of a single shell in this way cut Fords costs and permitted company to compete effectively in two slightly different siza categories New features on both Valiant and the heavier fancier Dart Single seveninch diameter head lamps wraparound rear bump ers aluminized tail pipes larger axle bearings that will handlt heavier a handoperated parking brake replacing the foot pedal on 1962 models With the shift in sizes Chrysler Corp strategy is approaching that of Ford two basic shells VaU iantDart PlymouthDodge Fal conComet GalaxieMercury stretched into four separate   

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