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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn VOL 102 Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes a 1 1 North lowans neighbors MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24 1962 tl0fl 1 HOME EDITION Paper of OB NO iff 49 plucked from ocean after crash One Mans Opinion f A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 pm Sun WOl Ames 6JO Tues WTAD Qulncy 930 pm Thurs WSUI Iowa City 910 pm Sat If I had 0 another pick profession TN A TALK before the teachers in a sizable Iowa school sys tem at the start of this school year I said that if I were not irrevocably committed to the newspaper profession and forced to pick another career Id like most to be a teacher But I hurried on to admit that I probably wouldnt be a very good one For one thing I explained Id be short on the patience which has always seemed to me to be one of the prime attributes for effective teaching Another thing I know I wouldnt be smart enough And why do I have this high ment workers regard for teaching it stems from my deep lyfelt and oftexpressed convic tion that education is the one most important business in our world today If our world is to be Im definitely opgo up timistic on this going to come about through educa tion There can be effective educa tion only if there are good teach ers Teaching isproductive in about the degree that the teach er can inspire in pupils a desire even a passion to learn About the most complimentary thing that can be said about a Ihope its true thatitsapartofthe total educational picture in our fair land Funloving escapees They made the rounds DUBUQUE prisoners were back in jail Mon day after a brief taste of freedom but they had happy mem ories to keep them company The two men slipped out of the centuryold Dubuque County jail early Sunday to make the rounds of nightclubs in East Dubuque III across the Missis sippi River from here The funloving escapees were Larry Barhart 23 Colesburg and Merlin Ashman 28 Lancaster Wis East Dubuque police spotted Barnhart about am Sun day but his companion got away Dubuque officials who had both men listed as safely in jail when a bed check was made shortly before midnight were notified and found the escapees eel empty However me cell didnt stay that way A short time later jailers heard the sound of breaking glass They discovered Ashman back in his bunk apparently sound asleep Authorities said the two men had jumped out a window after sawing through the bars Ashman was moved to another cell in the 105yearold jail which has been the scene of numer ous escapes in recent years Barnhart was being held on a forgery charge and Ashman on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon Preliminary OK to federal pay hikes FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON The Senate Post Office committee Monday approved a bill acrosst h eboard coupling increase an in postal rates with a billiondollar pay raise for 15 million govern The measure would boost the cost of mailing a first class let ter from four to five cents and airmail from seven to eight cents Mailing rates on newspa pers and magazines also would The bill would produce an esti mated million a year in new Soviet leader gets big Slav welcome BELGRADE TJPI Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev ar rived Monday for a 10day state visit hailed in both Moscow am Belgrade as sealing the re newed friendship between the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia N For about as long as I can re member Ive been contending that if newspapers will help light the path for them the people of America will find their way Given the truth our public is quite capable of making its own interpretations Thats at the core of our democracy To say unqualifiedly that edu cation is mankinds one most important business is I grant to indulge in a sweeping l ment But let me make it double clear that I am not indulging in pretty talk I am not exag gerating I mean what I literally This was my feeling before taking off on a 40000 mile odys sey into the far places of our world five years ago And I was fortified in my belief by what I saw heard and sensed in 31 countries This observation about the primacy of education sometimes brings this penetrating query But what about religion My answer to that one is that religion when not backed up with a reasonable background of education is inevitably going to be little more than supersti tion That alas is precisely what religion is in some places What about producing food to even half bellies in our backward nations Will education do that others may ask And my answer to this one is that its a coinci dence that hunger and starva tion go hand in hand with illit eracy Conversely nations with the highest standard of living Western Europe and the English speaking nations generally have education at its best Which came first the educa tion or the high standards leave that one to those who have successfully answered that old one about hen and the egg But theres something even more significant about educa tion in the long look down the corridor of time I come to that now President Tito was at the air port to greet Brezhnev Soviet Premier Khrushchev had seen Brezhnev off for the visit which from the revenue and help overcome the hronic Post Office Departmen deficit In a lastminute action thej committee scrapped an amend ment to bar Communist political propaganda from the first sec ond and third class mails The committee voted instead to di rect the customs bureau screen Communistorigin mail before it is delivered Intended recipients would have to ask for its delivery The bills pay provisions hewed closely to a White House pay re form plan except that higherpaid executives would receive less than Kennedy had proposed and lower paid employes would receive more Under the bill pay boosts total ing would go into effect in two first on the first pay day after Kennedy signs the bill and the second on Jan 1 1964 For postal employes the aver age raise would be 86 per cent in the first stage and 26 per cent in the second stage City letter carriers who Drama unfolds in NAtlantic LONDON Iff Battling raging seas rescuers Monday plucked from the North Atlantic 49 survivors of a ditched chartered airliner carrying American serv icemen and their families A grim search continued for 21 two missing Only six bodies have been recovered A massive international airsea mercy fleet converged on the crash scene 500 miles west of Ireland The British Air Ministry said five of the six rafts carried by the Flying Tiger airliner had been accounted for The fourengine Super Constellation took off from McGuire Airport N J Sunday bound for Germ any and ditched after the pilot radioed three of the engines failed one after another as he struggled to reach a landing in Ireland Two dramatic races were in progress In one the rescue ships and planes were desperately trying to locate the missing survivors before 10foot waves cold and the of another night could i snuff out their lives 13 killed on Iowa roads in two days Iowa motorists ran up the worst record of the year during the weekend as 13 persons met death in highway accidents In addition reported two drownings were Chinese Communists ON FIRING LINE KANSAS CITY Mo Tires were shot out Monday on a truck in which hogs were being transported to the Kansas City market the state highway patrol make up the bulk of postal em would get raises of and Pay raises averaging 7 per cent also were voted for aides to congressmen and con gressional committees By voting to make the postal rate increases effective Jan 7 1963 the committee would allow another holiday season of 3cent unseaied greeting cards AFTER ALLNIGHT members leave a US AiiForce rescue of Flying Tiger airlinerditched in the Atlantic 500 miles west 6f Ireland Be plane top photo after its return to low the map locates thespot west of the airport at Prestwick Scotland folthe Irish coast where the plane went lowing an allnight search for survivors down PARTLY CLOUDY ews in a nutshell 5 FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Reward upped to WASHINGTON A reward for solution of the million Plymouth Mass mail truck robbery was raised to more than Inan effort to lure so called fringe members of the holdup gang into help ing solve the nations largest cash theft Postmaster Gen J Edward Day announced that the reward had been more thanquadrupled from the former figure New car prices hold line DETROIT Chrysler Corp making the indus trys first announcement on 1963 car prices said it will cut some Chrysler models by asmuch as But other Chrysler and Imperial models will cost as much as more because previously optional equip ment like power windows and bucket seats have been made standard for 1963 Other firms will release their price lists in the next few days but there will be no acrosstheboard hikes for the fifth straight year plan pushed again ness and cooler Monday night UNITED NATIONS N Y Wl Soviet Foreign Minister North Iowa Decreasing cloudi lows 4653 Partly cloudy Tues day highs 6570 Iowa Mostly cloudy Monday night with rain or drizzle ex treme southeast cooler lows 40s northwest to 5560 south cast Tuesday partly cloudy and mild highs 60s northeast to 70s southwest Further out cloudy and Wednesday mild Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average slightly below normal Tuesday through Sat urday Normal highs are 68 to 75 and normal lows 47 to 52 degrees It will be cooler Tues day warmer Thursday or Fri day and cooler Saturday Rainfall will average 50 to one inch in occasional rain and scattered thunderstorms the latter part of the period Minnesota Mostly fair con tinued cool Highs Tuesday in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Its pure foolishness to talk about democ areas where Only one out of 10j or even one out of five can read and write Thats at the very heart of the problem Turn 2 An American problem NEW YORK Norwegian Foreign Minister Halvard Lange said after a 55 minute conference with Secretary of State Dean Rusk that Cuba was essentially an American problem but may develop into a problem for the entire free world Navy planes wreckage found of a U S Navy twinengined flying boat carrying a crew of 10 was found on Montague Island about 150 miles southeast of Anchorage There was no sign of survivors Hog shipments on rise CHICAGO Hog shipments rose and prices continued to drop slightly in the fourths week of the National Farmers Organization withholding action The reports were not encouraging to the NFO cause to bolster the price of livestock Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset 70 48 SHOOTING EASES NEW DELHI govemmen spokesman said Indian and Rec Chinese troops exchanged fir Sunday for the fourth straight day along Indias northeast frontier but added that the shooting had eased off Andrei A Gromyko was reported seeking support Monday for a hreeman board to supplant the United Nations acting Secretary leneral U Thant Secretary of State Dean Rusk met briefly Sunday with hant strongly backed by the United States for reelection as he sole executive of the United Nations Rusk will talk with Gromyko Tuesday Soviet Premier Khrushchev first told the General Assembly n 1960 that the UN executive should consist of three men each vith a veto rn Communist and neutralist ountries The Russians shelved that so calied troika plan to permit Thants election last Nov 3 to the remainder of the fiveyear term of the late SecretaryGeneral Dag Sammarskjold expiring next April 10 Over the weekend an informed diplomatic source said Gromyko another assembly delegate the Russians still want the troika and the principle should be ap slied from top to bottom of the LTN structure If Thant is to continue in office ie must be reelected by the as sembly after first being recom mended by the Security Council where the Soviet Union could veto him African Asian and American sources have said that no matter how hard the Russians push the troika idea they can never ge majority support for it Six of the traffic deaths came n three separate doublefatality ccidents The fatalities raised the tales 1962 traffic fatality toll 0 412 compared to 457 through ept 23 last year The traffic victims were Mel Anthony Graham 16 Audubori Mrs Fukiko Ekemi Cross 36 Fairfield John J Gombcrt 20 Ana mosa Douglas Calienius 14 Hum boldt David Eriekson 78 rural Mabel Minn Sharon Kelfey 18 Rushford Minn Ronald Larson 25 Hawar den Raymond William Gepner 26 Oskaloosa Donald Jens 19 Muscatine Michael Btckty 17 Musca tine Thomas F Flanders 24 Ke ota Michael Gretner 24 Keota Mrs Mary Grisham 31 Ce dar Rapids The two drowning victims were Gregory Lynn Hemmen 1C Eldora and an uncle Ed ward James Hemmen 27 Jesup They drowned Sunday after their boat overturned in the Wapsipinicon River at Independ ence during a family outing In the other efforts were being pushed to get medical attention to those already picked up many of whom were injured and suf fering from shock and exposure The 7004ton Cunard freighter Andania radioed that she had sighted a raft from the ditched airliner with people aboard The terse message from the Andania did not say how many people were aboard the raft or whether the Andania had succeed ed yet in snatching them from the ea CONVOY HELD UP BERLIN MvSoviet guards held up a US Army convoy for nearly 2Vi hours Monday on the road from West Germany to Berlin SAME Some have remarked that the Soviet Union is bound to agree o Thants reelection because h las strong support in the Asian African group which comprise 53 of the 108 UN members n On the inside Editorials Page 4 News Quiz Page 5 Clear Lake News 56 Mason City News89 Latest Markets Sports1112 Society News 131415 North Iowa News 16 Comics But the freighters message purred on the many other ships and planes in the area The 9041ton Swiss ship Cele riria took 48 survivors aboard aft er being directed to the scene by Lt Joseph K Lewis 25 Tus caloosa Ala the pilot of a US Air Force C118 Lewis arrived at the scene just as the Super Consteuatkn was ditching He made an accurate fix and circled the as a beacon for the planes and ships rushing to Bound for Germany the Super Constellation yent down after Ihree of thebig planes four en gines conked out Officials said rain swept the area as two rescueships hove to and began an almost incredible rescue operation in the darkness and tossing seas Lights from the planes life rafts guided them to the scene The British Admiralty said many of the survivors were in jured and neither of the first two ships to reach the scene had a doctor aboard A US Air Force spokesman said a report from the freighter Celerina at the scene indicated that the pilot of the ditched plane Capt John D 44 of Oyster Bay NY had been picked up alive At 10 am the Air Force re ported the weather in the area closing in rapidly with visibility extremely poor and gales whip ping up huge waves The 34000ton Cunard liner Mauratania with a luxuriously equipped hospital and full medical staff switched its course and sped to the rescue The Canadian aircraft carrier Bonaventure with a big sick bay and helicopters pounded toward the scene Photofax OPENING NIGHT Bernstein centered in spotlight conducts New York Philhar moVnc and choral group extreme foreground before opening night audience in the 2646 seat Philharmonic Hall of New YorksLincoln Center for the Perform ing Arts First riighters included Mrs John F Ken nedy and Secretary of State Dean Rusk The impres sive new hall still unfinished represents the launch ing of a new world of culture During the night US and Brit ish planes hovered above and dropped flares Converging ships turned on their searchlights One radioed The sea below is illuminated by lights Its like a big city Among the US Air Force planes to respond to the disaster call were three amphibian air craft from Prestwick Originally their pilots had hoped to land alongside any rafts they spotted but the stormy seas made this impossible They subsequent ly headed back to base to refuel ready for another try Ships in the area pitched and tossed with their propellers some times whirling out of the water as they nosed into the waves Hayride fatal to Humboldt youth HUMBOLDT wA 14y e a rold boy on a hayride was killed Sat urday night when he fell from the and was run over The vic tim was Douglas Callenius son of Don Callenius of Humboldt Of ficers said the boy w a s on a churchsponsored hayride when he slipped off the vehicle and fell beneath the wheels which ran over his head   

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