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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 6, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for tfw GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL 102 AtiocUUd The newspaper UniUd Freit ruU UIM that makes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY AUGUST i W2 neighbors a el Two OM m One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE UM5 pm MO New hope for our mentally retarded ADMINISTRATIONS program for bringing medi cal and hospital care to our aged citizens is highly contro versial Two versions of it have been beaten and it promises to be a hot campaign issue But theres another measure before Congress involving an important aspect of our na tions health much less contro versial and at the same time of serious concern to the Presi dent I refer to a bill for a broadscale attack on menta retardation in our child popula tion This concern I should add Is shared by the whole Kennedy family The Presidents sister Rosemary suffered from cere bral palsy as a child The Jos eph P Kennedy Jr Memorial Foundation set up by the Presi dents parents in 1946 has made large grants for studies of con genital mental defects and means oC dealing with them One of the first Kennedy mes sages to Congress given Feb 9 1961 was directed to the pligh of hundreds of thousands of American children born each year with crippling defects There was a request for legisla tion to establish within the U S Public Health Service a Na tional Institute for Child Health and Human Development This it was explainedj wpiild serve as 4 center forj research on the full spanof the life proc ess It would be particularlj directed toward throwing Ugh on the origins of birth which cripple their victims both physically and mentally Lack of action at the 1961 ses sion of Congress led the Presi dent to repeat his recommenda tion in a special message Feb 27 1962 on the general problem of health care for the old anc the young While Congress has wrestled with the controversia problem of care for the aged it has done nothing so far on a program for the retarded The President however ha already taken steps to iniple ment a creation of the Presidents Panel on Mental Retardation made up o outstanding authorities in manj fields and charged with ex ploring the possibilities and pathways to curing retarda tion In an extended statement Mr Kennedy asked the panel t make a comprehensive study o all factors bearing on the cause of mental deficiency apprais existing programs and make recommendations on the fol lowing 1 The need for specialists in Various fields 2 Measures to entourage re search in areas of greates promise 3 Programs of treatment edu cation and rehabilitation 4 Relationship between gov crnment and private resource attacking the problem The composition of this 27 member panel indicates the di versity of fields concerned with the mental retardation problem Among the panel members are the director of an institution for the retarded a pediatrician an obstetrician a psychiatrist virologist an official of slate vocational rehabilitation agency a speech pathologist and an anatomist The chairman is Dr Leonard W Mayo executive director o the Association for the Aid to Crippled Children One of the Presidents sisters Mrs R Sar gent Shriver Jr is serving the panel as consultant The purpose of the panel a Kennedy pointed out is to chart the path toward bur ulti mate goal of preventing thii tragic condition Two insignificant reasons exis for concern by both governmen and private sources in menta retardation 1 Mental retardation is i growing problem which result in a great deal of waste o Turn to 1 Pltau USt tb GENEVA Soviet Un ion coldshouldered Monday new Western compromise proposals de signed to break the deadlock on a treaty for banning nuclear jveapon tests Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian A Zorin told the 17na tion disarmament conference the new Western formula for test ban new in ph controls does not look promising Zorin thus chilled the Western ideas even before they were for mally presented He told delegates that US Ambassador Arthur H Dean discussed some of the West ern proposals informally with him Sunday and that as far as he could make out the Western posi tion on the test ban issue has not changed in principle Dean earlier told the conference the new Western suggestions will be introduced after he completes his informal discussions with Zor in They will go first to the US British and Soviet nuclear sub committee expected to meet next Thursday A formal presentation to the full conference is unlikely before early next week INSPECTION President AP Lyndon Johnson inspects honor guard resenting the United States in cere of Jamaican troops after his arrival in monies marking the Caribbean islands Kingston Jamaica Sunday He is rep emergence as an independent nation Actress Marilyn Monroe found dead in her home By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD and beautiful Marilyn Monroe a glamorous symbol of the gay exciting life of Hollywood died tragically Sunday Her body was found nude in bed a probable suicide She was 36 The 1 o n g 1 r o u b le d star clutched a telephone hand An empty bottle of sleep ing pills was nearby An autopsy showed death was due to an overdose of drugs Miss Monroe fired from her last movie had been in seclu sion for weeks at her rambling Spanishstyle bungalow in Brent wood Police was not uncommon to Marilyn Jim Dougherty now a Los An jeles policeman When he went into the mer marine she got a job as a painter in a war plant said no notes were found A coroners representa tive said an early investigation indicated suicide Miss Monroes attorney Mil ton Ruden appeared at the home and said he had spoken to her Friday night to discuss a meeting Monday She seemed in good enough spirits he said Naturally she felt very bad that she was not able to finish the movie Some things Got to Give We were still negotiating to resume the picture and she was happy about that possibility The actress pressed since from the film had been de she was fired in June by the studio where she rose to fame 20th CenturyFox In a curious throwback to her early fame as a calendar girl she had per formed a nude swimming scene for the film claimed she was malingering No word came from Miss Monroe during the stormy weeks following her firing Her sole appearance inprint was a Life magazine article re leased this week She didnt dis cuss the contract dispute but she did reveal some of her inner turmoil Of the stresses of fame she said Everybody is always tug ging at you Theyd all like sort of a chunk of you They kind of like to take pieces out of you I dont think they realize it but its like grrr do this grrr do that But you do want to stay and on two feet Marilyns beginnings were hum ble She was born illegitimately in Los Angeles County General Hospital on June 1 1926 Her mother was a movie cutter named Gladys Baker Her father was a handsome Danish immi grant named Mortenden He disappeared before Marilyn was born and was reported to have been killed in a motorcycle crash in Ohio in 1926 Marilyns mother suffered a nervous breakdown after Marilyn was born and has spent a life time in and out of mental institu tions Her two parents died in asylums Out of Marilyns was born Norma Jean Baker came the fears that were to haunt her later life The facts became part of the Monroe she was placed in a Los Angeles or phanage how she later was shunted from one foster home to ipray Their the shock caused by thedeath of Marilyn Monroe U The news even penetrated the Pappas check state law on possi Iron Curtain In Moscow Tass bilities of city action to restore reported bus service He was surprised The famous American film 8hort r i inajui Sdiu ne ueilPVPV at Los Angeles at the age of 36 city operation of a bus is but that a general vote of the people first probably The studio dismissed her and another beaten by some of her sued for million damages It parents adored by others iji v Seeking escape she entered a VUUlk C She said she had been ill Arhasty wartime marriage at 16 riving late sometimes by hours with an aircraft worker named MOVIE QUEEN Marilyn Monroe 36 whose body was found Sunday in the bedroom of her home in Bretwood a Los Angeles suburb is shown in one of her most recent photos made two months ago May end city bus service Action to come in couple days Mason City was faced Monday with the possible end of its bus transportation facilities within a matter of days James B Davis president of City Transit Inc first announced that he was closing down at the end of Mon days runs Later Davis said he would try to keep the buses in operation or a couple of days longer He said he has been trying to dispose of the bus company for some time and had so informed city officials Mondays was the first public announcement of the problem by anyone Davis explained that his me chanic had a serious acciden about two weeks ago and is un able to work at present The his mechanics helper quit an he is now short 1 drivers In addition Davis himself had a heart attack last spring and must return to Rochester in about a week for treatment This is terrible for me and From terrible for the pubbc he said but my doctor says I have to sumed and she got a divorce in 1946 Stars Reds comment on Marilyn HOLLYWOOD AP Fro London from Paris and around enuuiiu Mut J1IJr UUVLUJL says ne world came reverberations of quit if I want to live owa Showers and heavy thun derstorms east and extreme south Monday night lows in the lower 60s Tuesday partly cloudy and generally cooler highs in low 80s Further out look Partly cloudy and slightly warmer Wednesday FiveDay Forecast Tem peratures will average near normal with little daily change Tuesday through Sat urday Normal highs are from 82 to 87 and normal lows from 60 to 67 degrees Rainfall will average 50 to one inch in showers and thunderstorms mostly about Thursday and again Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair Monday night and Tuesday Cooler Monday night lows 5058 north 5562 south Cooler south Tuesday highs 7582 tar Marilyn Monroe died Sunday points out that death was caused by an extra large dose of soporific A Los Angeles official coroner stated that suicide in his opinion was not excluded In Paris director Billy Wilder who directed the star in Some Like It Hot said Maybe she was tough to work with Maybe she wasnt even an actress But it was worth a weeks torment to get those three lumi nous minutes on the screen In London Sir Laurence Olivier agreed she was difficult to work with but added She could be incredibly sweet most tenderly appealing and very very witty Olivier starred with her and directed her in The Prince And The Showgirl He blamed Holly wood for making her the com plete victim of ballyhoo and sen sation Marilyns three exhusbands of fered only brief comment or none at all Policeman James E Dougherty who was Marilyns first husband when she was 16 said Im sorry He was patrolling in a 7 squad car only 10 miles from her home when reached for com ment Her second husband famed baseball player Joe Dimaggio new into Los Angeles from San Francisco shortly after learning of Marilyns death but went directly to a hotel where he remained in seclusion He made no statement Playwright Arthur Miller Mari lyns third husband declined com ment atvhis home in Roxbury Conn He said only that be hadnt decided whether to go to Holly wood for the STORM KILLS 87 TAIPEI Formosa W Ty phoon Opel lashed northeast Formosa with 170mile winds Patterson 64 who was US and heavy rains Sunday night representative to the Interna killirig at least 87 persons and tional Atomic Energy Agency in injuring nearly 1500 Mayor George E Mendon said he is having City Atty William The mayor said he believed Jamaica becomes nation KINGSTON Jamaica APIJa maica became the newest nation of the Western Hemisphere Mon day to the thunderous cheers of Jamaicans in a ceremony watched by British Princess Mar garet and US Vice Bresident Lyndon B Johnson The petite princess in dazzling icy white gown and tiara was solemn as Britains Union Jack came fluttering down and another Dean declared the Soviet re sumption of nuclear tests Sunday underlines the urgent need for a treaty to end ail testing Dean returned from Washington Saturday with the new proposals They are believed to reduce the number of international inspec tions in the Soviet Union demand ed by the West to guard against cheating In other developments Dean submitted new US amendments to its disarmament plan which would ban the production of new types of weapons during the first stage of disarmament The amendments wouldauto matically outlaw testing of new weapons and wipe out possibilities of expanding or modernizing ex isting armament production facil ities Dean said Zorin said Deans amendments might have a certain importance with respect to conventional arms but that they failed to changethe American position toward the elimination of vehicles capable of delivering nuclear weapons The Russians demand that the delivery vehicles be destroyed during the first stage of disarma ment whereas the US plan calls GlobeGazette weather up to 8 am Monday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Three die in Iowa accidents BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS data 84 63 65 Tr 80 51 of the empires colonies broke away As 25000 stood in National Sta dium massed bands played God ave the Queen a reminder that this calypso island remains a member of the British Common wealth dfter 307 years of British ule This is a national holiday and no work is being done but Tuesday the 50member Parliament meets for the begin the work of an independent nation Johnson who was accompaniec here by his wife told cheerin Jamaicans Sunday afternoon Pres ident Kennedy had sent him be cause of friendship which wil grow and prosper with your inde aendence Earlier he announcec a US government scholar for their gradual elimination through three disarmament stages Russians launch new nuclear test UPPSALA Sweden The Soviet Union has launched a new nuclear test series with a super wmb blast which Swedish scien tists placed in the 40megaton range second only to the 50 is necessary However exact in formation can be considered after a check of the law Second bond theft arrest A second man has been ar rested in the theft of more than in government bonds from a Mason City home it was announced Saturday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation at Omaha Thomas Gearty special agent in charge of the Omaha FBI of fice said Jerry Lee Porter was taken into custody at Albert Lea Minn on a federal warrant charging interstate transporta tion of stolen property Earber Raymond Laverne Raumaker of Des Moines was picked up with in Series E US Savings Bonds in his possession He has been charged with interstate transportation of stolen property and is awaiting trial A total of in bonds and more than in cash was re ported stolen June 29from the home of Mrs Mary A Guelff 524 9th SE On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society 1012 Sports i13 Mason City News 17 Clear Lake News kjf North Iowa News 20 ATOMIC ENERGY MAN DIES WASHINGTON WMorehead f ov utaucu Two persons were killed and foot2 Sir William Alexander Bus hree others seriously injured tamante 78 a veteran of island a twocaF headon crash near politics who became prime minis ter after an upset election victory last spring over his cousin Nor man Manley 1954 died Sunday in his home Early on Highway 71 Sunday Dead in the crash four miles north of Early were Eugene Zilztsperger 44 and his wife 40 of Larrabee Their son Alan 16 who au thorities said was driving the car was treated for injuries at a Storm Lake hospital and then transported to Sioux City His condition was listed as critical Two young girls Connie Pu tenscn 17 of Holstein and Joy McLaughlin 16 of Storm Lake were listed in serious condition at the Storm Lake hospital Au thorities said the accident oc curred on a slight grade but that it hadnt been determined how it happened At Emmetsburg an 8yearold Ayrshire boy died Monday of in juries suffered in an automobile accident in northwest Iowa Sun day night Five other persons were hospitalized as a result of the crash The dead child was Daniel Wernimont son of Mr and Mrs William Wernimont His sister Joan 13 was in critical condition at an Emmets burg hospital and his mother was in serious condition Werni mont and another daughter Car ol 2 were less seriously in jured John K e 11 e y Emmetsburg banker and driver of the second car was also hospitalizedThe collision occurred at a county road intersection about two miles southeast of Ruthven SAME DATEW1344 FM4 M ship fund had been Jamaican students set up for Jamaica which will retain membership in the British Com monwealth has long had a wide degree of autonomy except over international relations and de fense Now it will assume these responsibilities Its government is headed by 6 megaton blast the Russians set off last October The new blast Sunday ap parently touched off at Soviet atomic test grounds in Arctic Siberia came as no surprise to he West Premier Khrushchev lad announced his forces would have to resume testing because of the US Pacific tests now being concluded The US State Department called the Soviet explosion a somber episode but made clear it will not halt US ef forts to get a nuclear test ban The urgent problem before the world is not who tests last but how wecan rid the world of nuclear testing once and for all said the department state ment referring to Soviet state ments that they insisted on holding the last round of tests under foreign rule for nearly 450 years became an independent nation Monday Columbus discovered it Spain in 1494 and the British took it in 1655 and have ruled it until now Leader in the independence movement is Prime Minister Sir William Alexander Bustamante 78 who says he will taxsoak the rich impose strict price controls to raise the level of the masses 1607 and who favors the United States Jamaica produces sugar cane coffee bananas cocoanuts gin ger cocoa pimento citrus fruits bauxite and of course Jamaica cum   

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