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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 4, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                Norlfc Iowas Daily Newspaper IdiM for f CITY GLOBEGAZETTE e newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA 5 I HOME EDITION of Two 1S1 No funds for small businesses Agency short since March By ANDREW J GLASS Herald Tribune News Service WASHINGTON The Kennedy administration which was going to great lengths to prove its friend ehip for the nations 45 million small business men needs some cash with which to backup its cordiality The fact of the matter is tha the small Business Administration entitled to make per cen loans to little concerns that can get funds elsewhere has been broke since last March Under its New Frontier pro pnetors SBA loan applications spurted 60 per cent The addition al demand forced John E Home who runs the agency to ask Con for more revolving funds Homes fighting sword hat swung in many a Capitol Hill cru sade For years he served as an administrative assistant to Sen John Sparkman DAla But the SenateHouse appropria tions row which throttled all money bills for five months wa a low blow In the Washington party circuit the running feud between the hyo octogenarian committee chairmen inspired witty comment For the SBA however it proved to be a near disaster Homes ministrations elicited million in additional funds from the House and million from the Senate In conference the least the SBA could have got was million Then the protocol kettle boiled over and the money machine stopped humming By the time it waspver theBudget Bureau had scaled down the SBA request to million after the supplementary bill was finally voted out President Kennedy signed into law million SBA appropriation The stoppage impaired our relationship with banks Mr Home told a visitor fast week When business men realized we could only draw up loans on paper and had no money with which to follow through there was a signif icant lessening of demand The bank relationship stems from a bank loan participation program initiated by the SBA under its new administrator It calls for private lenders to write a part of the loan while the SBA finances the remainder Home reported the million was not sufficient to clean out our pipeline The agency is ask ing for another million in the current fiscal year which would enabla it to lend up to his authorized ceiling of billion Despite current money prob lems the SBA is moving ahead towards its goal of being recog nized as a onestop service agency for small business Much of the impetus comes directly from the White House where Home serves as chairman of an intradepartmental com mittee formed lastyear to de velop both executive changes and 1 i TO FIGHT COMMUNISTS Girls in blue uniforms Pletion of South Viet PARTLY CLOUDY owa Partly cloudy through Sunday with widely scattered showers and thunderstorms Little change in temperature Lows Saturday night in t h e Minnesota Partly cloudy Satur dayand Saturday night with a chance of scattered thunder showers in the afternoon and evening Warmer in the south Highs 65 78 in the north and 78 to 85 In the south GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum gg Minimum 53 At 8 am 63 Precipitation Fog Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum gg Minimum 59 Will file charges in fire death ROCKWELL CITY AP A state investigator says criminal charges will be filed against a Rockwell City man es tranged wife suffered fatal burns in a fire at her home Officers said that Mrs Joanne Marie Rummel 30 related short ly before her death Friday after noon that her husband Duane 32 set the house on fire by throwing gasoline on the kitchen stove Rommel who also suffered burns was held under guard Sat urday at a Fort Dodge hospital where his wife died State Agent Robert Voss said criminal charges were to be turn filed against Mrs Rummel mother of then five children had filed a divorce action July 20 and had been stay ing at the nearby home of her parents She asked custody of the children Agent Voss said Rummel got legislative ideas small business which will aid The group includes such New Frontier personalities as Pau Rand Dixon chairman of the Federal Trade Commission Lee Loevinger the Justice Depart ments chief trust buster and Robert V Roosa Under Secretary of the Treasury for monetary af fairs The groups most exciting proj ect to date is a still uncomplete report on how to insure that small business gets its due under the weapons system of defense procurement The study which may be out this fall will supple ment the Presidents 1961 order to step up government purchases from the small firms by 10 per cent Dragline accident kills man 21 POCAHONTAS UP A Fort Dodge youth was killed Friday when he was crushed by the bucket of a dragline operated by his father Officers identified the youth as Arthur Rank 21 of Fort Dodge They said the dragline was oper ated by Louis Rank of Lehigh Officers said a brake on fhe dragline apparently failed and the bucket dropped on the youth tt Strike ends at Minneapolis Tribune plant MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI The Minneapolis Star and nbune Saturday prepared to youre not going to tret thp oil the presses for the first house He apparently was ime in more than 16 weeks folangry He then went l lowing leamster Union approvbackyard and returned with tis wife Thursday night and they went to their house where they jot into an argument over stipu lation in the divorce petition The agent gave this account of what happened Rummel told wife Well lowans die in separate accidents By The Associated Press Two a 13yearold Friday and Saturday of in juries received in separate acci dents At Slater Donald Morris 13 of Des Moines was fatally injured Friday night when struck by a truck while on a bicycle hike with a companion Richard H Mason 25 of Slater said the boy turned into the path of his truck on Highway 210 west of the junction with Highway 69 He said he was unable to avoid hitting the bicycle Marvin LaVerne Conneft 11 son of Mr and Mrs Marvin Con nett of Des Moines said fie called a warning to Donald after seeing the approaching truck Donald was the son of Mrs Betty Morris A headon collision of two cars west of Goodland Ind on US 24 Saturday killed three Strik e end s at BrickTile al of a twoyear contract The striking truck drivers who started a walkout April 12 that shut down the newspapers for the first time in history ap proved the pact 8526 Friday night The new contract provides an increase of 15 cents an hour the first year and another 11 cents an hour in the second year and is retroactive to last January 1 fivegallon can of gasoline He threw it around the small kitchen and on the stove The pilot light was on and the gasoline ignited There was a poof and apparently the clothes of both caught fire Mrs Rummel ran to the home of a neighbor who called an am bulance Officers said Runimel was found later in a confused state wandering around about a block from Air Force employe from Iowa an Boost in liquor prices suggested DES MOINES UPDThe chair man of the State Tax Commission Friday suggested raising the price ofliquor in state stores rather than legalizing sale of liquor b the drink as a means of increas ing state revenue from liquor The state now gets about million each year in liquor profit and I dont see how we can ge more by selling it by the drink X T Prentis Mount Ayr Repub lican told Drake University seventh annual institute on stat and local government Prentis stand differed sharply from that of Harold Hughes Ida Grove Democratic candidate fo governor and a member of the owa Commerce Commission Hughes has advocated liquor bj the drink and said it could add several million Collars more rev enue for the state Hughes was scheduled to ap pear Saturday on the panel with 3rentis but said he was unable to make it because of an impor tant engagement he could noi break Prentis warned the institute par ticipants not to go wild on state liquor by the drink thing He said increased efficiency in state government and elimination of many exemptions from prop erty tax payments would produce the necessary state money with Rusk No details on bomb ban GENEVA UP Ambassador Ar thur H Dean chief US delegate to the 17nation disarmament talks returned from Washington Saturday with new American com promise proposals on how to po lice a treaty banning nuclear weapons tests Dean declined to go into details and referred newsmen to the statement President Kennedy made at his news conference last Wednesday He told reporters at the airport he will be meeting with British Minister of State Joseph B God ber and Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian A Zorin over the weekend The proposals Dean will submit to the 17nation disarmament con ference Monday go a long way toward meeting Soviet opposition to international inspection of a test ban But since they do not eliminate Western insistence on at least some inspection diplomats feel that little if any progress will be made Western and neutralist diplo mats feel that the Soviet Union Workers back after 2day halt Truckers pact aids settlement lot of people can catch the admiration of a youngster but this lad is infat uated by the President of the United States himself The boy was among a large number of children on hand at the Otis Air Force Base in Massachusetts when President Kennedy ar rived for a weekend vacation 1 i viivv tuijjiujrc nunj lowa aime inuuey Wj Killed in the collision were Roboul an increase in state taxes ert E Canaday 32 Champaign 111 his wife Thelma 35 and their son 4 John L Reynolds 23 Thayer Iowa a former air man employed the post ex change at BunkerHill Air Force Base Peru Ind also was killed Two older Canaday children a boy and a girl and James L Tur ney of Milwaukee Ore an air man stationed at Bunker Hill were injured Critically CaUSe in babies The tablets f were intended for clinical testing breakdown on the Health authorities are now working to wH were Mntthali collect them The drug comes fom denude tablets the drug believed to West Germany Balloon returns with information for space flights MOFFETT FIELD Calif V balloon with monkeys and hamsters aboard released a pay load to earth Friday aftera 51 hour trip across Canada to alti tudes almost 25 miles high in j radiation experiment An Ames Research Center spokesman at Moffett Field south of San Francisco said the capsules carrying the animals and insects arrived by plane Saturday at the University of California at Berkeley Four sensitive hamsters the spokesman said died because they couldnt take the daylong operation of getting them out of the Canadian wilderness where they landed Two monkeys were in good condition but the fate of four beetles was not learned The balloon carrying four capsules was launched Wednes day at Goose Bay Labrador On the inside Clear Lake News 3 Church 4 Mason City News Markets 7 Society g 9 Editorials Comics J2 North Iowa U Threat of new space filibuster WASHINGTON UP The threat ofa new filibuster has been fired into the Senate Foreign Relations first truce hearing will not make any commitments on the administrations commu now that would compromise the niraHnnc cof0ufQ Russians announced intention to conduct new series of nuclear tests There have been no indica tions in elsewhere that Moscows recently hardening posi tion on the issue might undergo a change even after the Soviet test series nicatkms satellite bill Sen Wayne Morse DOre leader of the filibuster that fo five days blocked Senate consid eration of the measure got int a row Friday with Sen Alexande Wiley RWis and promised to answer Wiley at some length after Aug 10 workers at the Mason City Brick and Tile Co went back to work Saturday ending a twoday walkout which began late Wednesday afternoon The union dropped its de mands and called off the wild cat strike according to C R Pearson plant manager for the company He said no changes were made in the threeyear contract signed last April by the company and union The union president Keith Shunkwiler indicated the strike ended because there was nothing left to negotiate The dispute was touched off last Saturday when two drivers for John R Dawson contract hauler for the brick and tile firm began loading their own rucks Union officials objected o this saying that it was their vork Action was delayed ShunkwU er said until Pearson returned Wednesday from vacation After talking with him Wednesday af ternoon the union officials staged the walkout Thursday Dawson and his un ion drivers negotiated a contract which stated that the drivers would do no more loading This automatically eliminated the contention between the brick and tile company and his union said Shunkwiler Pearson said this was an un rue conclusion noting that the rick and tile company has con tract haulers other than Dawson He said two meetings were held Friday afternoon with the union committee which finally drop ped its demands He added that contract negotiations by Dawx son had no bearing on the com panys dealings witirits union Besides Shunkwiler the union committee included Glen Hove land vice president and Don Bailey and Lloyd Lunning stew ards The walkout ended the day after the union had voted to con tinue it despite an order from the international union that the members return to work The order said the strike was unau thorized The order was signed by the district president and district representative of the United Glass and Ceramic Workersof America About 95 men belong to the local union Blast levels 11 homes in Kansas City rn i Photofax BOOKED Bilhe Sol Estes is booked at an Amadllp Tex jail Friday on a fourcount indictment charging him with conspiracy to fix the price of anhydrous ammonia in Potter County Estes flew from Abilene to post bond Hands of the law Capt Bobby Hudson type out the information See story page 2 KANSAS CITY Mo Blackened chimneys and ash covered foundations are all that remain of II homes on a quiet Kansas City residential street Twentythree others show fire and blast damage A 30inch natural gas main burst Friday at the intersection of 46th and Wyoming a few blocks north west of the Country Club Plaza For 10 minutes gas spouted from the J5footdeep crater saturating the area of small neat homes Then something ignited the gas and flames shot 150 feet high and enveloped the neighborhood Those 10 minutes had given the residents time to flee Only four persons were injured none se verely The blazing inferno spread from house to house Officials of the Gas Service Co said they dfdnt know what caused the big mainto burst Also shat tered was an eightinch distribu tion gas line John R WM drMnf along Wyoming Street when tha main broke All of a sudden the street opened up in front of me he said There was a loud noise   

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