Mason City Globe Gazette, September 12, 1962

Mason City Globe Gazette

September 12, 1962

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 12, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Home CITY GLOBE VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans PWM united Pres latenwtionmi rm Leas wire MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 12 1962 ne ig h bo r s HQME EDITION 10c a Paper Consists of Tour No 184 Guilty pleas in Iowa murders A move to eliminate the tips Higher rates greater pay By BARNETT LASCHEVER New York Herald Tribune News Service Im fed up with tipping At hotels and resorts the out stretched hand beckoning for a coin is shoved relentlessly into your face at every move Its an odious practice that demeans both the giver and the receiver Confined perhaps to the dining room it might be acceptable but even then I ask Why should it be necessary to bribe a waiter to perform his job The custom started strangely enough in the barber shop dur ing the days when the barber performed the bleeding opera tion Since there wasno set fee the patient tipped the barber whatever he felt it was worth The custom of tipping was then taken up in English inns and roadhouses Small boxes were hung conspicuously bear ing signs reading To Insure Promptness The word tipwas derived from the three initials of the slogan The practice since has be come universal with some not able exceptions And while the tip is almost always with us i doesnt necessarily always in sure promptness No matter th hapless traveler intimidatedbj the obvious superiority ofth waiter still dutifully digs into his pocket and pays even when the service is abominable Thats not all Tipping is a sneaky camouflage It kids th customer into thinking hes get ting something for nothing Parking is free at many respr hotels but every time you wan your car its two bits to the lad who fetches it for you o youll find yourself Awaiting There is no charge for daj camps at mountain resorts bu camp directors have printed up helpful memos to parents witi lists of suggested tips to thi counselor the waiter the bu boy and even to the dirWto himself Huge signs hang from th girders in the pier sheds alon the Hudson River proclaimin that porter service is free bu the longshoreman who takes you bags out of the car and carrie them three feet to a conveyo belt always announces Well wont be seeing you anymore d you want to take care of m now There are intrepid sou who have put their full confidenc in the signs and lost their bag gage twist pier and ship At a big resort hotel we recentl found tacked to thedoor anothe helpful list of tipping recom mendations Tips were sugegste for the following BelI boy dinin room waiter bus dining room captain dining room head waite maitre d chambermaid ba waiter sports activities atten ants night club headwaiter su erintendent of service car a GAYNO SMITH N ews m a utshell ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Remain mum WASHINGTON A second test of strength between Sen Estes Kef auver DTenn and four steel companies ended in conclusively but with in dications that the steel makers will win For the second time the four com panies refused to provide secrat costdatato Kef auvers Antitrust and monopoly subcommittee they received a sympa thetic hearing on a con tempt appeal before the Senate Judiciary commit tee To build village he World Council of Churches pledged to build an entire new village in the area of the recent earthquake catastrophe in Iran The council said member churches in at least 10 countries have pledged A firm stand WASHINGTON retary of State Dean Rusk told a closeddoor meeting of House mem bers th e United States never would tolerate Cu bas becoming an offen siev military base Threaten march CHICAGO Econom ic and political pressure mounted on the federal government to settle the telegraphers strike that shut down the Chicago and North Western Rail way two weeks ago In South Dakota sugarbeet growers threatened to march on White House unless President inimediate action in the walkout Smith gives response 5 times Didnt kill stepmother SIGOURNEY a sur rise change of plea Wednesday Gayno Gilbert Smith pleaded uilty five times to separate ounts of murder in the slayings f five relatives last May Smiths guilty pleas made a rial unnecessary Judge L R arson proceeded immediately o a degree of guilt Hearing at vhich he will determine the de ree of murder involved The ext step is the passing of sen ence But the24yearold handyman Iso indicted for murder in the atal beating of his stepmother did not change his innocent plea o that charge Smith stood with aslight hunch ohis shoulders before Judge Car son and quietly repeated guilty ive times when asked how he now pleaded to charges of shoot ng to death five members of the Andrew McBeth family survivor of the shooting on he McBeth farm near Martins burg May 26 Patsy Lou McBeth 15 sat quietlyin court with her irandparents during the appear ance of her cousin After the pleadings Judge Car son asked Smith Is that all you plan to do Yes replied Smiths attorney Stephen Gerad of Sigourney Smith was brought into the Keo kuk County Courthouse by Sheriff John Bud WaHerich and State Agent Richard Carmichael Smith was handcuffed and chained Smith stared impassively straight ahead as he walked by numerous cameramen The handcuffs and chain were removed when he was brought in to court His attorney then went down the lis of grand jury indictments for the murders of the five members of the McBeih family and on each indictment said Smith wished to withdraw his plea of innocent and pleadguilty On each charge Judge Carson asked Smithhow he pleaded Guilty Smith repeated five times The judge asked Smith if he knew what thecharges werearid if he knew he was pleading guilty of murder Smith replied five times The indictment returned last July against Smith in the death of his stepmother was not men tioned in court Apparently that indictment will not be considered and Smith will be sentenced only for his admit ted slayings of the McBeths The capture of the stoic young man last May 30 ended one of Iowas largest manhunts touched off by the survivor of the shoot ings at the farm home of Andrew McBeth near Martinsburg four days earlier V LOLLIPOPS COMBAT RADIOACTIVITY Dr Michael Ash 44yearold British medical specialist supplies his family with Strontium87 lollipops which he combat radioactive fallout should the at mosphere ever become excessively polluted Immuni zation he saysis accomplished with the sugar sweet ened and flavored strontium lollipops made of sea PARTLY CLOUDY 5 FACE TRIAL LIEGE Belgium CSVFive per tendants and health room a alleged to have taken part in killing a malformed baby girl last May are to be tried before a Liege jury The babys moth er said she took the drug thalir tendants A full day of tipping eats up a tidy sum If no tips were received ob viously many hotel and restaurant workers would not make a living wage in these days The alternatives Pay higher or as in Europe discourage tipping and instead add a 10 or 15 per cent service charge to bills This practice was started ostensibly to eliminate tipping1 How has it worked With Europeans very well Bui Americans creatures of bad have refused redemption Even now they insist on tipping in addition to the service charge Some American hotel owners are thinking seriously of abolish ing tipping and adopting the European system of adding a service charge Wed like to see them abolish lips forget service charges and instead pay higher salaries and then charge realistically higher rates domide during pregnancy North Partly cloudy Wed nesday onight and Thursday cooler north part of zone Lows Wednesday night upper 50s north 60s south High Thursday upper 70s north to upper 80s south Generally fair through Thursday Turning cooler northwest Wednesday tnigh and Thursday Lows Wednes1 day night near 60 north to iiear 70 south Highs Thursday Iqw 80s northwest to low 90s southeast Further Partly cloudy with scattered showers likely Friday FiverjJay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal Wednesday night through next Monday Normal highs are from the lower 70s in the northeast to 80 in the south west Normal lows are from the lower 50s in the north to the middle 50s in the south It will be cooler Thursday turning warmer again Sunday and Monday Rainfall wil average 25 to 50 of an inch fn showers about Friday and again Sunday and Monday Minnesota Variable cloudiness little cooler Highs Thursday 7278 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset On the inside Editorials 4 Society News North Iowa News 20 Comics 2J Latest Markets 24 Mason City News 2425 Clear Lake News 2829 Sports 35 YEAR AGO MaximUjih Minimum 78 53 64 62 ROM OUR WIRE SERVICES HOUSTON President Cennedy said Wednesday the na ibn is determined to win the race vith Russia to the moon and first place in space so that it will be an area of peace and never a errifying theater of war A crowd estimated at 50000 people in the vast Rice University primary upsets Powells bid is rejected BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In a slambang primary New Hampshire Republicans have ve toed Gov Wesley Powellsbid for a third term and Rep Perkins Bass claimed the GOP Senate nomination in a fourway race that went to the wire It was a tempestuous end to one of the wildest political campaigns in the staid New Englandstates history and was the most eye catching of the primariesin nine states Tuesday Powells shot at renorriination was cut off by John Pillsbury 44 a former utility executive Pillsbury run in November against John W King Democratic leader of the New Hampshire House Photofax weed and strontium rock found near Chipping Sod But if was New Hampshire bury where Britains leukemia rate is lowest With I Senate scramble that caught fire the doctor on the beach at Bexhill England are from isqueezmg left David 14 who helps make the lollipops Jen svidow of the late Sen Styles nifer 16 Mrs Ash with Richard Timothy 15 BridgesThe contestwas over the Simon 12 Stephen 11 Mary 9 and Peter7 nomination for the last four years of her husbands term Alsorans were Rep ChesterE Merrow a liberalRepublicahrand conservative Sen Maurice J Mur phy holds Bridges seat in this session Minnesota also turned but a highvoltage contest as 24year congressional veteran HCarl An dersen was apparently beaten in a battle for the 6th District Re publican nomination for Congress by links with We becrf Russ f o moon Obtain leases for N Iowa ore testing CITY Further ests are being awaited to see if northeast Iowa has some iron ore mining potential Partners in a probing opera ion are James Demro Nashua attorney and Frank Ashley harles City engineer Demro said they are consid ering arranging for test drillings to measure an ore deposit from which samples were taken io miles west here The two men have leased some mineral rights on several hundred acres Demro s a id Stadium cheered the Presidents call for a full speed drive to win the space race with bold and daring Under a hot svinny sky in a city that is headquarters for the manned spacecraft center the President paused midway in a two day tour of space installa tions to call for an allout effort to the country ahead of the So viet Union now leading in manned space flight For Ihe eyes of the world and ts restless millions now look up and out to space to the moon and the planets beyond the President said And we have vowed that they shall not see it governed by a hostile flag of conquest but by a banner of peace We have vowed that they shall not see Progress in talks over rail strike WASHINGTON UP Progress was reported Wednesday in ne gotiations seeking to settle the samples have been assayed as 14day telegraphers strike on SAME containing 135 to 425 per cent iron Dr H G Hershey state ge ologist said a surface deposit of iron ore was mined in the Decorah area more than 30 years ago but a check during World War II indicated reopen ing of it was not feasible Demro saidthey have not ar ranged any financing of core drilling to determine the thick ness of iron They also have obtained a lease on 30 acres of land owned by John Beecher in Howard Township east of A University of Wisconsin ge ology team is conducting seis mic tests in a further effort to probe the underground mineral value in North Iowa the Chicago North Western Railway Francis A ONeill Jr mem ber of the National Mediation board told newsmen at midday that Were moving along he said there has been some progress but were not over the hill yet Theres always a chance of a blowup ONeill declined to specify the area of progress but the main issue involved is the demand by the striking AFLCIO Order of Railroad Telegraphers for a voice in any job curtailments The walkout of about 1000 telegraphers has idled about 15000 other employes of the space filled with weapons 6f mass destruction but with of knowledge andunderstanding Kennedy demanded a add daring and unflinching effort to land a man on the goal he has set for this decade The United States said rrjust become worlds leading spacefarihg nation Starting the homeward leg of iir twoday survey of space facili ties Kennedy said his administra ion commands bipartisan support n seeking world leadership We are pledged to make it a he said Forty of the 45 satellites which have circledthe globe during his time in office have been madein this country and they supplied far more knowledge to the people of the world than those of the Soviet Union he said Although behind the Soviet Un ion in manned flight Kennedy as serted we do not intend to stay behind In short he said our lead ership in science and industry our hopes for peace and security our obligations as a firstclass coun try all require us to make this effort to solve these mysteries to solve them for the good of all men and to become the worlds leading spacefarihg nation Kennedy promised economy minded skeptics of big spending on space exploration that the gov ernment would invest money only when greater returns were guar anteed We cannot afford duplication or waste he said but neither can we afford to lag timidly be hind He made clear that he is more determined than ever to land a man on the moon Some crit ics including former President Dwight D Eisenhower have ques tioned spending billions in the moon project challenge is one we are willing to accept one we are un willing to postpone and one we intend to win Kennedy said the Billie Sol Estes lost out to State Rep Robert J Odegard 41 a Comparative Lt Gov Karl Rolvaag Won the Democratic nomination for gov will f ace incumbent 3pvElmer L Andersefn I railroad and disrupted the econKennedys spot survey of space omy particularly grain movefacilities already borethe prom menr in nine Midwestern stateslise We shall be first tins ins in 5 counties Two Mason Cityaris Max Roy Cree 24 and Beverly Lee Callow 21 both of 625 Mary land SE ate facing charges of larceny in the nighttime They were arrested Tuesdpy by Ma son City police in connection with rural breaking in five North Iowa counties The arrests were as a result of a car description home Rockwell Route 1 However Cerro Gordo Deputy Sheriff Jerry Koerber said that both persons have ad mitted participating in a num ber of rural breakins reported in the last week The first statement obtained an unsigned one made to po lice by Mrs Callow said that the pair had planned the thefts The final signed statements from both persons were ob tained by Wright County Sher iff Robert L Blecker in the in terrogations at the Cerro Gor do sheriffs office The final work on the case was helped by a variety of items seized in the cat when police made the arrest In cluded were trading stamp broadcast early Tuesday on in to finance a trip to California in which the name of formation received by Rich Jonnel of the Mitchell County sheriffs office The charges are based spe cifically on a breakin Satur day night at the Viva Dyre She listed a number of the thefts atthattime Sheriffs staffs of Cerro Gor do Wright Mitchell Floyd and Worth counties were in volved in the investigation Janice Dyre of Route 1 Rock well were written The theft from the Dyre homd on which charges are based also in cludes a camera binoculars and electric clippers A list of 24 items from the car was compiled after the arrest and some of those items include varieties of things found together One item for instance covers a considerable quantity of cig arettes Deputy sheriffs found other goods from the thefts in a search ofthe ing quarters Thefts included jewelry s t o c k ings cigarettes and cigars a rifle transistor ra dio money at least two eras and gasoline Both per sons admitted entering houses and in cases at stores Mrs Callow remained outside as a lookout The normal procedure offi cers were told was to knock parked in downtown Mason City Cree is an exconvict with a record dating back to a juve nile breakin in 1948 He was at at houses to see if occupants the State Training School for were at home On Monday Boys while a juvenile and since has served time at the State Reformatory for larceny in the nighttime Mrs Callow who is sepa rated from her hqsband said she has been with Cree since June The pair went to Cal ifornia in early July and re turned in late August A lack of money she told police led to the decision to commit thefts for a return to the West night one rural home woke up and one farm er met the couple at his door with a gun That was the night the car description including an approximation of the Cal ifornia license number was turned over to the Mitchell County sheriffs office The information on the car made possiblethe arrest after a wait when it w a s found Valter Judd Repubiican easily efeated Peter Filips 36679 to 988 n the 5th District It was the biggest day so far the 1961 primaryreason with oters going to the polls in nine ates Wisconsin New Hamp life Vermont Rhode Island Minnesota Utah WashingtonAri ona and Colorado Among the top prizes at stake partyf nominations for eight senate seats six governorships nd 39 places in the House In key races AR IZONA Sen Carl Hayden 34yearold de an of the Senate who as represented Arizona in Con ress for five decades easily won he Democratic nomination for nother term swamping W Lee rtcLarie a Phoenix lawyer Con ervative Republican State Sen Evan Mecham got the GOP nod run Hayden by defeai rig Stephen Shadegg former cam aign Republican sen Barry Goldwater In the race for the Democratic ubernatorial nomination Goddard a Tucson lawyer and hampion of organized labor wept to a wide lead over two ther candidates Twoterm Gov aul Fannin wasunchalleriged for he GOP nomination J UTAH Democrat Rep David King and Republican Sen Wai ace F Bennett capturecl their sarties senatorial nominations Jennett trying for a third term efeated fiery conservative J Bracken Lee SaltLake City may or and formers governor King verwhelmed Calvin Rampton Salt Lake City lawyer WASHINGTON Richard iG Christensen a former Lutheran minister outdistanced Ben Larson high school principal for the Republican senatorial nomination hristensen will face Sea War ren G Magnuson the Democratic ncumbent WJSCOK51N In of states hottest scraps in years Philip G Kuehn 42 won the Re publican nomination for governor over Wilbur Renk The Milwau tee area businessman will meet Democratic Atty Gen John W Reynolds who was unopposed Bidding for an unprecedented fifth term Sen Alexander Wiley ran off with what he called a great vote of confidence in the Republican senatorial jaunt beat ing off the challenge of Arlyn F Wollenburg a former teacher Wiley 78 will lest Gov Gaylor Nelson unchallenged for the Dem ocratic senatorial nomination RHODE ISLAND Democrats nominated Gov John A Notte Jr for a second term over Woonsock et Mayor Kevin K Coteman In ;