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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                                Nortli Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited Home The VOL 102 newspaper that makes ail North HOME EDITION I o wans neighbors eopyJThlsPaper of Two One No 213 A serious matter in Monaco Tax issue is crucial By JANE PAPERSALE United International The dispute between pintsizec Monaco and stately France may appear ludicrous to outsiders but its a crucial matter for the sunny Mediterranean principal ity which traces its beginning back to the ancient Phoenicians The 368acre enclave less than half the size of New Yorks Central struggling to maintain its independence from France without losing the bene fits of French protection Monacos main attractions are the gaming tables of its famed Monte Carlo casino the absence of income and other direct taxes and the presence of Princess Grace formerly Grace Kelly ol Philadelphia and Hollywood Its chief current trouble stemsjfrbm Frenchcharges thai it has become a haven for French taxdodgers France de mands that residents of Monaco be subject to French taxes An independent principality for hundreds of years Monaco for one break during the French been ruled by hereditary princes of the Grimaldi line ruler is 39yearold Prince Rai nier of the Grimaldis Rainier one of the few sov ereign rulers left in the tworld charged with protecting his peo ple by divine rights could be reduced to the status of a mayor or regional governor if he loses his struggle with France The prince is advised in legis lative matters by an 18member national council elected by uni versal suffrage Executive mat ters are normally conducted in the name of the prince by a minister of state who isaided by a threemember council oJ state The minister of Frenchman proposed by France and nominated by the prince At present the ministers post is vacant The last minister of state Emile Pelletier was dis missed by Rainier early this year after a reported stormy meeting between the twomen In retaliation French President Charles de Gaulle denounced a 1951 convention giving Monaco residents certain taxfree privi leges v In event of an armed sjiow down with Monaco would be virtually defenseless It has no armed forces The only security personnel are some 200 policemen and a 65 man royal guard entrusted with defending the person of the prince The 59 square mile Riviera hemmed in by the French maritime Alps has a population of nearly 30000 per sons of which only about 3000 are fullfledged citizens known as Monegasques Citizens are exempt from military service but they are barred from gam bling in the casino Revenue from the gambling tables and the slot the casino once provided the bulk of the principalitys revenue Jhis has changed in recent years how ever and most of Monacos budget now is derived from the tourist trade and indirect taxes on business and light industry which has moved to the state in increasing numbers The inhabitants of Monaco pay no direct cus toms duties sales taxes and so cial security taxes As a result the principality has become a leading European tax refuge Hundreds of foreign compa nies have incorporated in Mon aco since the end of the war The postagestamp principality has firms making everything from jewelry to spaghetti plas tics to pottery Construction was tripled in the last fhree years The total value of business transacted by industrial and commercial concerns lias soared from about million in 1952 to million last year There is no unemployment in the prin cipality and it is one of the few countries in the world in the black financially Monaco however is wbolly on France for its sup plies of gas water and electric ity Travel has been traditionally free between Monaco and France AUTOMATIC STORE IS HERE This miniature grocery store that provides afterhours delivery of staple groceries and refrigerated foods in exchange for coins is displayed for the first tinie in the US at the Automatic Merchandising Convention in San Francisco The ninefoot high machine which dis penses up to 374 items is under production in Frank furt Germany Electronicallycontrolled elevators bring the purchase to a single delivery window on lines is reversed DES Iowa Supjeme Court upheld the right of the State Highway Commission to ban utility linesfrom the in terstate highway system right of way an 80 opinion written by Justice G K Thompson the court said the Highway Commission has the sole power of construction maintenance regulation and con trol of controlledaccess highways and that the State Commerce Commission has no to jrant franchise for utility lines along them The ruling in effect bars Hie Iowa Power and Light Co from constricting an electric transmis sion line within the right of way of Interstate 3580 north of Des Moines The Commerce Commission in 1959 granted the power company a franchise to build the line but he Highway Commission refused r to honor the franchise The fran chise later wasupheld byPolk County District Court Judge Tom Morrow The Highway Commission ap pealed and the US Bureau of Public Roads intervened as friend of the court saying it would cut off all interstate high way construction funds to Iowa if the state allowed the transmission line to be built Justice Thompson said that one chapter of the Iowa law grants the Commerce Commission au thority to approve applications for franchises or nance and operation of electric transmission lines over or across any rural public highway But he said a later statute en acted in 1955 establishes the Highway Commissions authority to set up controlledaccess high ways and gives it complete juris diction over them N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Ballots counted at Vatican VATICAN than 2700 ecumenical council fathers cast their first ballots for members of important commissions and then adjourned until Saturday The balloting signaleda break in the dead lock on voting procedure and will determine whether the heavily Italian Vatican administration will dom inate the meeting Cuba to protest violations will protest to the United States kidnaping and violation of Cuban territorial waters in a raidby exiles that sank a Cuban craft off the north coast Bazooka dies FORT LAUDERDALE FlaJoseph Edgar Tif fany 82 who developed the World War II Monday 2 Yank planes shot down SAIGON South Viet Nam Communist guer rillas shot down US spotter plane and a Air Force fighter in the central highlands Three Amer icans aboard the spotter plane were killed but the pilot of the T28 fighter rode his plane down 5th tropical vstorm found storm Ella grew to nearhur ricane proportions 400 miles out in the Atlantic and pointed 65 mile an hour winds at the southeastern coast 1 Adlai too optimistic UNITED Ambassador Adlai E Stevenson came under criticism from African dele gates who feel he is painting too bright a picture of chances for solving the Congo crisis Atest again is flop Rocket is destroyed HONOLULU The United States failed Monday night for the Tourth time in five tries to deto nate a nuclear device at highalti ude above Johnston again a missile was to blame The Atomic Energy Commission said the failure was due to a mal function in the Thor booster carry ing the submegaton device to its firing Jtitude of 30 to 40 miles The range safety officer deliber ately destroyed the missile eight minutes after it was launched Some of the debris fell on Johnston Island the AEC said n Washington but no injuries were reported and no hazard to test personnel is expected from possible radiation First reports based on radar racking indicated all debris had missed Johnston and ad acent islands the AEC said but subsequently a search of Johnston Island disclosed that a number of small fragments he largest two by eight inches did fall oh Johnston Island Most of the fragments showed ome radioactivity the AEC iaid but rigid safety rulespre vented danger to persons in the area Cleanup measures have been started An AEC spokesman said the ests would be rescheduled for Friday He said other missiles would be used to launch two other devices in other tests Onetest will use a NikeHercu les rocket and the other a special ly constructed boosterwith the booster from a surfacetosurface Sergeant rocket Use of these mis siles would indicate the two shots v will fired at low altitudes becauseneither has the payloads to great heights The failure was another Mow to United States missile prestigeand an embarrassing disappointment to scientists and tecmi Johnston Island OnJyo from Johnston in curreflt se ries has been July 8 when a giant tKermpnuclear de vice Uvas detonatedatah altitude of 210 miJeJ Monday ntghts flop folio one 24hour because pie schedule ward night t planned firing time o am monitors piqked up Johnston Wing Then eijnt same voice sc negative Diplomacy move on Berli n Cuba ROM OUR WIRE SERVICE WASHIN G TO NPresident Kennedy Tuesday arranged a meeting with Soviet oreign Minister Andrei Gro myko amidgrowing US con ern about a possible new East Vest flareup over Berlin The White House said the Rus ians had indicated a desire or Mr Gromyko to see the President but gave no reason It seemed clear however that heBerlin situation would come up at the meeting The admin stration said Monday it be ii HOME AFTER ILLNESS Pop singer Don Everly treat ed twice in London hospitals 24 hours for a reported overdose sleeping pills is aided by his wifeformer Brit ish actress Venetia Steven son as they arrive at New Yorks idlewildv Airport He arid his wife who is expecting a baby airport in a limousine rented from an am bulance service Hispublic re lations representative denied Eyerlyhad taken an overdose of sleeping pills and said he was a victim food poison ing V Arra ng ing Khrushchev visit lieved the Russians might stir up a firstclass new crisis over the divided city by Christmas Meanwhile there were these other developments Soviet Premier Khrushchev conferred for three hours in Moscow with Foy D Kohler the new US ambassador to Russia Also in Moscow informed sources said the central com mittee of the SovietCommunist party will convene Nov 1520 to discuss domestic and interna tional latter toin Mercury skids Frost forecast Frost was predicted for all of owa Tuesday night after a cold ront dropped temperatures over he state during the day Afternoon highs were expected o be generally in the 50s with ows Tuesday night mostlyin the 30s The mercury dropped into the 40s in the state early Tuesday with lows ranging from 42 at Council Bluffs to 5031 Davenport The cold air began moving into Iowa Monday after temperatures Other highs before the cold front hit ranged down to 69 at Sioux The cold air was accompanied by scattered showers Monday night with Osceola reporting 75 of an inch of rain Waterloo and Oltumwa had 73 and Des Moines climbed to 85 at Cedar Rapids elude Berlin The committee if the partys policymaking body Gromykos meeting with Ken nedy will be his first since Oct 6 of lastyear The Soviet for eign minister is attending the United Nations General Assem bly r v The talks will come it a time when administration officials are coming moreand more to consider Berlin and Cuba as closely related troublespots There was some speculation that Gromyko mightuse the oc casion to arrange for anAmeri by Khrushchev In another it was learned that Kennedy has received a highlevel recom mendation from within his ad ministration for stationing a United Nations official in Ber lin who would have broad duties The proposal would be designed to reduce tensions in the walldivided city On the other hand West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer does not fully sliare the U S view that Russia will create new Berlin crisis be 22 The Weather Bureau said slight y warmer is likely Wednesday with highs expected o range from 60 to 65 degrees The forecast for Thursday calls for fair and continued cool weath ore the end of the year Ger hard Schroeder Bonns foreign minister told Secretary of State Dean Rusk In reporting this diplomatic observers said Bonn is some er 2 cong indicted for interest Former Presi Eisehhbwer sharp President Kennedy Tfor citfucting what poli sad toltalk about ihower responded to Ken s recent criticisms of Repub r ith aslashing attaclrof his own j Republican presi dent a partisan throng gathered at CoiidfNiwcalth Ar mory for a GOP din ner to his strongest attack to date on the Ddlpcratic administra policy inhower appeared visibly angry vwhen he told some 5000 Republican party faithful of re of his foreign pol WASHINGTON Thomas F John Frank W Bo indicted Tuesday on charges o conspiracy in conflict of inter est the Justice Department an nounced The indictments returned by a grand jury in Baltimore in volved almost in alleged payments and at least in real estate transactions Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy said the two were charged with conspiring to ac ceptthe money andto partici pate in the real estate deal in exchange for attempting to in luence the department of jus tice to dismiss an indictment against a Maryland Savings and Loan Association figure J Ken neth Edlin Boykin whose name had been inked with the Maryland Sav ngs and Loan scandal previ ously was defeated this summer n Alabamas Democratic pri mary On the inside EditorialsPage 4 Society News Tsonalfy ARE have been careful ches to keep cur icy out of partisan debate But when a charge is made for purely political pur charge that indeed should be stated in must seriously question the visability of continued He quoted Kennedy as saying North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 1415 Comics U Farm Features 17 Clear Lake News ROCKY ENDORSED NEW YORK OPT The New York Times Tuesday endorsed Republican Gov Nelson A Rockefeller for reelection eight years of Republi can administration our policy driftedVaimlessly about Eisenhower called it a strange departure fromfact his Democratic successor said that during the past 21 months a new and firm and forvvard looking for eign policy hasbeen developed The crowd rpared its whenhe This was news indeed to all of us who have been following the news The cheers continued as Eisen hower heatedly defended his ad ministrations record In those eight years we lost no inch of ground to tyranny wewit nessedno abdication of responsi bility We accepted no compro mise of pledged word or with drawal of principle No walls were built No threatening foreign bases were established I doubt that anyone can per suade you he told his audience that past 21 months there has been anything constructive on foreign relations to equalany part of that eightyear record For the moment at least I shall have no more to say on that subject A4J LJUlilC what baffled by the virtually unanimous prediction of Kennedy administration officials that Khrushchevmeans it this time whence says that Western oc North Iowa Fair and colder Tuesday night with frost lows 3035 Generally fair and con linued cool Wednesday highs near 60 owa Fair and colder Tuesday night with frost over most of state lows in the 30s Wed nesday generally fair highs 6065 Further outlook Fair and continued cool Thursday Minnesota Clearing continued cool Highs Wednesday in 50s GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 am Tuesday Maximum 72 Minimum 40 At 8 am 44 Precipitation trace Sunrise Sunset 529 GENEROUS GIFT WASHINGTON K a lharinc exlcr McCormick Boston civic eader and philanthropist has given the State Department a halfmilliondollar Swiss chateau so that US diplomats will have a better meeting place when they go to Geneva t iquidated after the 17S rjSssf rail flections th been demand ing for fouryears that the West ern Alliesaccept a new status or West Berlin and abandoii their occupation role In recent months he has stepped up his threat to sign a separate peace treaty with EastGermany and turn over full control of Western access routes to Berlin to the East Germans The signing of a SovietEast German peace treaty would not in itself be a causefor war U S officials agree But they say any attempt to interfere with Western rights would be met by all available means in cluding nuclear arms if neces that this point was made to Moscow several times SAME Safely Department Figures Black Flag Means Traffic Death in Fast 21 HOOTS of astronaut Walter N Schirra Jn as the hero and his family visit the White House From left are Mrs Schirra and Suzanne who looked shyly at the President and said Iknow who you are She also was shown Caroline Kennedys   

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