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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Doily Newspaper The VOL1W AwocUUd tad Preu ITY GLOBE newspaper that mokes all North lowans MASON CITY AUGUST 23 W2 1 m V HOMt EDITION neighbors OOc Paper of tfa 147 rmans pick Berlin commander Senate acts quickly AP Pholotax TOUGH er underestimate the power of a woman particularly when shes a a policeman to boot New York Patrolman Robert Crowley dressed as a bobbysoxer holds the knife taken from a mugging suspect he said attacked him in Cen tral Park Crowley sixfoot 200pounder was one of ten husky policemenin womens garb who helped launch a new drive on street crime to approve Twinkle twinkle fTelstar Many legal questions By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The magic of Telstar will not become permanent for months and even years but already the communications satellite is raising more questions than could reasonably have been anticipated Many of these have to do with Telstars more or less incidental function of transmitting TV broadcasts internationally Telstar is so tempting for ex ample that it caused collapse of the sacred release date for pic tures of new Parisgowns Both Dior and Balmain broke fhe re lease date set by the Chambre Syndicate de la Couture Paris ienne to allow pictures of their new models to be beamed across the Atlantic1 When the fashion press complained Robert Ricci president of he Chambre relaxed they rules further to sketches of the new models tobe published Fashion however is almost laughably manageable as com pared to some of the other prob lems Telstar has raised The best brains in the American Federa tion of Television and Radio Artists are now concentrating on the problems of international pay scales performance rights and that sort of thing At present transmissions are covered by existing agreements on showings abroad But new agreements will doubtless have to be drawn up when and if a per manent communications satellite system is established British Actors Equity whije not exactly panicked over international talent problems already is corresppiid ing with AFTRA on the subject according to Variety Other unions inevitably will be drawn into in ternational negotiations The show business journal raises another interesting question about Telstar What about copyrights to dramatic material A proposed telecast of Cyrano de Bergerac from the Stratford Ontario Fes tival had to be deferred because of confusion over property rights The question is further com plicated by the fact that the British Commonwealth Including Canada adheres to the Berne copyright convention while the United States does not Technological social economic and political implications of Tel star are only beginning to be recognized Any riumber of ques tions remain to be answered Here arc a few How easily can Amer ican television aside from a few demonstration broad casts be meshed with television in coun tries where the industry is a gov ernment monopoly ShouW the State Department exercise any control over the con tent of international telecasts or iginating here Television un like motion pictures already is subject to government control by the Federal Communications Com mission which is now studying regulation of International TV Rep Perkins Bass RNH has protested against government censorship But the propaganda possibilities of Telstar cannot be Ignored Quite the contrary the broadcast July 23 of a portion of President Kennedys press con ference was criticized inp some foreign quarters as propaganda Will television usurp Telstars primary function which is to relay messages and voice com munications American Telephone Telegraph people have been heard muttering about the real work Teistar bill North Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday Scattered thun dcrshowers Thursday night cooler lows in 60s Showers ending Friday cooler highs in 80s Iowa Scattered thundershowers spreading over stateThursday night cooler west lows upper 50s northeast to near 60 south east Generally fair west Fri day partly cloudy with thun dershowers east highs gener ally in 80s Further outlook Partly cloudy Saturday little temperature change Minnesota Showers cooler Highs Friday in 80s V GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 aih Thursday Maximum 85 Minimum 68 At 8 am 73 Precipitation 76 Kennedy considers new economy move WASHINGTON UPI The Kennedy administration was re ported considering an economy order that would tcall on govern rnent departments to cut spend ing by up to 3 per cent in the current fiscal year If carried out the move would help pave the way forPresident Kennedys planned 1963 income tax cut counteract Republican use of the spendingissue in this falls cam paign and perhaps stimulate business confidence in the ad ministration TAPS FOR TAP DUBUQUE An explosion demolished the Southern Tap in south Dubuque about 7 am Thursday No one was injured Crackdown on safety and prices WASHINGTON AP The Senate moved Thursday toward prompt passage of a drug bill given a new push by President Kennedy The bill1 designed to strengthen safeguards against the sale of dan gerous or ineffective drugs was listed by Kennedy Wednesday as one of five particularly impor tant measures on which Congress will be acting shortly Others he referred to at his news conference were the farm bill a constitutional amendment to outlaw the poll tax in federal elections the trade expansion bill and the UN bond issue bill Shortly after the drug bill was called up in the Senate late Wednesday quick agreement was reached on a limitation of debate that should bring a final vote be fore the end of Thursdays ses sion The bill as first approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last month fell short of what Ken nedy asked Since then in the wake of the furor over the seda tive thalidomide the committee has approved strengthening amendments The legislation was introduced more than ayear ago by Sen Es tes Kefauver chairman of the Senate Antitrust subcpm mittee after a lengthy investiga tiori of the prescription drug in dustry Stripped fromthe bill by the Judiciary Committee were anti trust provisions Kefauver con ends are necessary to substan tially reduce what he calls exorbi tant drug prices Kefauver failed to win adminis tration backing for these provi sions but he has reoffered them in modified form His key amendment provides for compulsory licensing of prescrip tion drug patents after three years whenthe price to the pharmacist represents a markup of 500 per cent or more over the factory cost Licensees would have to pay royalties of 8 per cent on sales In the safety area Kefauver has an amendment giving the govern ment authority to require the test ing of new drugs on animals be fore they are used in clinical test ing on humans Sen Thomas J Dodd DConn aiso had ready for introduction a measure which would outlaw the sale and distribution of sleeping pills and pep pills by all excep drug companies hospitals clinics public health agencies doctors and pharmacists It would estab lish strict accounting and report ing procedures SAME 396 lowm Surety Department Black Defttt ta Put t4 Hes on way to hospital Up over kerplop Conri Manchester man found himself turned from a pedestrian to a passenger then a hospital patient Hit by a small sports car Wednesday while crossing a street Ralph Hubbard 51 was thrown up over the vehicles windshield and landed in a bucket seat next to the driver The driver Gerald M Alfanso 23 kept right on driving to Manchester Memorial Hospital Hubbard was treated for multiple fractures and cuts of the body and legs His condition was de scribed as fair Police said Hubbard was crossing a street where there is no crosswalk Wont be accepted by West Russia puts on pressure ELEGY FOR WALL of the Yale University choir sing a memorial service at the flow erdecorated Berlin wall monument for Peter Fech ter 18yearold East Berlin refugee shot by Red border guards last Friday The tragedy set off a se APPhotofax ries of violent demonstrations by West Berliners against the Communists manning the barrier that splits the German capital The Yale singers were in Berlin on their European singing tour N ews in a utshell FROM OUK WIKE SERVICES Disease spreads ST PETERSBURG Fla Health officials trie d to vpinpriiritrthe cause of an outbreak of suspected sleeping sick ness known as Encepha litis The outbreak is con centrated in P i n e 11 a s County with 42 cases and seven deaths Ike in Dublin WEXFORD Ireland Former President Dwight D Eisenhower arrived here from Dublin to lay a wreath on the memo rial to an early Ameri can who was instrumen tal in founding the US Navy The statue of Commodore John Barry was donated to Ireland by the US and erected during Eiseri h o w e rs White House tenure FDA warning The Food and Drug Adminis tration said that large quantities of the baby deforming drug thatido mide still are at large in family medicine cabinets across the nation The FDA urged that the sleeping pills be dis carded immediately Yank defects radio of Communist North Korea echoed the Russian re port that Pfc James J Dresnok 20 Glen Allen Va has deserted to the Reds If the report proves true it would make the second US soldier who has deserted in the nine years since the fighting stopped in Korea Back to work HUNTSVILLE Striking electricians who have held up space proj ects at Redstone Arsenal here for more than a week have begun to re turn to work VETERAN SCOUTER DIES WESTON Conn Xi Dr El bert K Frctwell 83 educatoi and a pioneer in the Boy Scout movement died Wednesday Frelwell was chief scout execu tive of the Boy Scouts of Ameri from 1943 to 1948 man victim of accident WAVERLY A former lowan is one of three Air Force men believed killed in the fiery crash of a B47 jet bomber Wed nesday night in a rugged moun tain area of Idaho He is Maj Glen A McClure 38 who moved 10 Tucson Ariz several years ago McClure a son of Mr and Mrs Harold McClure also now of Tucson is a graduate of the Waverly High School and of Cor nell College On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 91011 Sports 1314 Mason City News 1617 Comics 18 Cjear Lake News 19 North Iowa News 20 2 more big names in stockpile probe WASHINGTON UPI Two more Eisenhower administra tibtiofficials John HayWhit ney and Rdberf B may be drawn into the Senate stockpile subcommittees in vestigation of nickel contracts a sUbcommitee source said Thursday Whitney was the Eisenhower administrations last ambassa dor to Great Birtain Anderson was Treasury secretary suc ceeding George M Humphrey whose role in another nickel contract already has been under study by the subcommittee Involved are cases where pri vate firms signed contracts with the government to expand the production of nickel or furnish i to the national tegic goods Whitney new editorinchief and publisher of the New York Her aid Tribune held an interest in heFreeport Sulphur Co which n 1957 signed a government con Tact to provide 271 million pounds of nickel and 288 million pounds of cobalt to the stockpile At that time Whitney was ambas iador to Britain Anderson entered the FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES BERLIN Communist East Germany Thursday appointed its own East Berlin military commandant to fill the spot va cated when the Soviet Union abolished its Berlin military headquarters At Washington a State De partment spokesman said the United States has no intention of recognizing the Communist East German regime or any ad ministrative entities of it Press officer Joseph W Reap made this statement when re porters asked what the U S at titude is in view of the reported replacement of the Russian commandant in East Berlin with an East German general Does the United States intend to recognize the East German ommunist regime a reporter sked No Reap replied and dded And this includes all other arts of it its administrative ntities The official East German news agency ADN reported Maj Gen Helmut Poppe was named East Berlin commandant by the East German defensa minister Gen Heinz Hoffmann Poppe will make his head had the quarters in the Karlshorst area where the Soviet military com mandant for East Berlin his headquarters until t Soviets abolished the post in surprise move Wednesday The East German action was seen by Western observers as another move in a gigantic power play to get Britain picture ecause he was an offiger and held stock in Ventures Inc De Gaulle escapes again Two inches from death PARIS AP Police Thursday sought a band of Secret Army Organization killers whose bullets missed President Charles de Gaulle by only inches in an am bush on the outskirts of Paris An investigation indicated that Wednesday nights assassination attempt was the second planned this month on the 71yearold French leader and the third with in a year De Gaulle unruffled but admitassassins fired at the motorcade ting he had a close shave resttaking De Gaulle to a military ed with his wife at their guarded airport country home at Colombey les Deux Eglises The police search centered on a darkhaired man about 30 who rented one of the ambush cars from a suburban garage three days ago The light panel truck was found boobytrapped and abandoned a few hours after the Photofax BULLETS FOR DJS GAULLE HIT vision dealer Jean Hernando looks at shattered screen ofset in his shop after about a dozen bullets entered the shop during attempt to assassinate Gaulle quiet suburb of Pans had its calm shattered when assassins in a roadside ambuscade shot out the rear window and two of the tires of De Gaulles speeding car France and the United States out of Berlin and force the West to deal with the East German regime It came as American troops again halted three Soviet ar mored personnel carriers at the Checkpoint Charlie crossing point in the Berlin wall when the Russians refused to accept a US military escort through West Berlin The incident at the wall fol lowed shortly after two US Army patrol cars had cruised unhampered through East Ber lin in a test of Russias virtual renunciation of Berlins four power status The garage owner who supplied The Soviet armored cars tak the clue said the same dark haired man rented the same truck for five days on Aug 4 Police noted that period coincided with De Gaulles trip to Paris from his country home He gave a luncheon Aug 8 at Elysee Palace for visit ing Dwight D Eisenhower De Gaulle had come to the capi tal Wednesdayfor a Cabinet meet ing to draft stronger measures to stem a wave of terrorism blamed on rightwing extremists from Al geria De Gaulles car was hit by at least 10 bullets in a heavy cross fire as it sped along a road to the Villlacoublay airport One of the bullets missed him by only two inches Others broke the rear window and pierced side windows The president was show ered with glass but unhurt The number ing at least about 150 bullets at the motorcade and hit some of the other cars No one in De Gaulles party was hurt A passing motorist was wounded in the hand Interior Minister Roger Frey said punctureproof tires on the presidents car and on the police car which followed him were a saving factor Bullets hit the tires ing soldiers to the Soviet war memorial in West Berlin were held up for Then the Soviets started memorial with dans preceding toward the American se and following but the cars were able to speed on De Gaulle disdainful of his own safety always travels in an ordin ary French car but security offi cials said an attempt will be made now to get him to use a car with bulletproof glass Incendiary grenades were found near the scene of the attack De Gaulle was still covered with glass when his car arrived at the airport three mites away He ap peared unperturbH and absolutely calm the armored cars An American spokesman said a threat against US traffic in East Berlin and on the 110mile highway running to West Ber lin was made by an officer ac companying the Soviet armored cars We are not going to change our longexisting traffic rules in West Berlin to suit the Rus sians an Allied spokesman said During the delay the Soviet officer in charge was said to have threatened that all Amer ican military traffic on the East German autobahn or in East Berlin would get military escorts if he was forced to tako one No King and royalty present SYDNEY Australia tralias governmentcontrolled ra dio network has banned the mu sic from The King and 1 during the 18day Australian tout of king and queen of Thailand We do not want to risk doing anything that might offend the royal Thai couple a commission official said The King and I originally a Broadway musical is a fictiona lized version of the relationship between Thai King Mongkut and Mrs Anna Uonowcns an Em school teacher The music and vie of the show are banned In Thailand ifi   

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