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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 18, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Doijy Newspaper Edited for the I CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL 102 newspaper that makes all North Iowans Associated Prest United Press International Full Wirei MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 18 W2 n e i g h b o rs 10o Paper Consists of Two No 21S U S spacecraft for moon A mixed reaction to payTV It depends oh whom you ask By DANIEL F CUFF HARTFORD Conn AP I think its wonderful says Mrs Robert L Devaux wife of a fire man in East Hartford We see good movies and its a lot cheap er and easier than going out The programming is very dis gusting comments Luis Walker of Farmington an investment firm manager A lot of my friends are disappointed Why dont they get foreign films in stead of those mediocre movies They and some 1000 other resi F H CRICK J D WATSON M H WILKINS area are 3 share Nobel medicine prize dents of the Hartford paying to par ticipate in a televis ion ex periment RKO General I n c and the Zenith R a d i o Corp a r e spending million to see whether pay television will pay off The threeyear test began June 29 under heavy shelling from its opponents theater owners and commercial broadcasters Last week the Supreme Court rejected without comment an appeal by theater owners who sought to end the Hartford experi ment The Federal Communications Commission had authorized the Hartford test reasoning that the public should decide what use it wants made of the airways With a legal green light the ex periment now faces the harshest of critics the paying public STOCKHOLM Sweden Three biochemists two of them Britons and the other a Harvard professor were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for medicine Thurs day for their research into the secrets of why blond childs eyes are blue Dr James Dewey Watson the youngest at34 is a professor of biology at Harvard University Dr Francis Harry Compton Crick 46 is attached to the In stitute of Molecular Biology at Cambridge England Dr Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins 46 is deputy director of Biophysics Lab oratory College London d Dr Wilkins presently Is work ing at for Cancer Research in New York Dr Watson received his PhD degree from Indiana University in 1950 was National Science Foundation fellow in Copenhagen in 1951 and studied at Cambridge England in 1951 and 1952 The three were cited for their discoveries concerning the molec ular structure of nucleic acid and vhich means it adds to the vorlds knowledge about heredity Basically the work was a study of the gene the entity which is concerned with the transmission and development or determination of hereditary charcteristics The award for medicine is the one of five Nobel prizes awarded under the terms of the will of Al fred Nobel Swedish inventor of dynamite who died in 1896 The other prizes are for literature physics and peace This years awards are worth 257219 Swedish The joint winners of the prize for heralded their the structure of nucleic Will land instrument package TV photos is goal FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES CAPE CANAVERAL The United States Thursday put Ranger 5 spacecraft into a parking orbit around earth and then successfully ignited a secondstage rocket that started the payload on a threeday flight to the moon The goldandchrome plated space probe was carried aloft at am CST by a silvery tenstory AtlasAgena rocket Atlas supplied tire boost to get the payload up and Agena pro vided the added thrust to put the probe in orbit The Agenas powerful engines were then reignited at am to give the payload the re quired 24500 mile per hour speed to attain escape veloci ty An 80foot tracking station at Johannesburg South Africa made contact with Ranger 5 as it soared away from earth Space agency officials said the shot looks good right now They stressed it might be sev eral hours before they knew whether in fact the payload TWINS COME IN THREES Twins are unusual enough but it is very rare when three sisters have them within a fourmonth span These Fort Wayne Ind sisters pose with their offspring who were born at Fort Waynes Parkview Hospital From left are Photofax Mrs Richard Dressier with Mark and May 22 Mrs Ronald Stetler with Paula and Paul born June 25 and Mrs Robert Shoemaker with Tam my and Pammy born Sept 8 RKO General is using its Hart ford affiliate an ultra high fre quency station pn Channel 18 to conduct the test There are about 30 hours of pay television weekly The viewers so far have been fed a heavy diet of movies inter spersed with exclusive showings v The movies are called subse quent first run filmsIn other words they have played at large downtown theaters perhaps two weeks before Channel 18 gets them exclusives included the Pat tersonListon heavyweight cham pionship fight broadcast live the Kingston Trio taped live at a summer theater a foreignmade film of Shakespeares Midsum mer Nights Dream done with puppets and the debut of a film of the Bolshoi Ballet How do the viewers like the fare G Harry Davis of Avon a cor poration executive I like it but Im disappointed in the program ming Theyve got to have better programming if they want more customers Id like to see Broad way shows topgrade movies Frank B Demurat of Newing ton a barber I watch it quite a bit Theyve had some good movies and the great thing is that there are no commercials The number of subscribers to pay television has grown from 200 to 1000 in the first three months The station has said it would like from 4000 to 5000 by the end of the year Prices range from 25 cents for a childrens educational film to in the case of the short lived heavyweight championship fight Movies cost about There is a installation fee At the end of the threeyear Hartford test RKO and Zenith will have to decide whether it will be profitable to bring pay televi sion to a larger audience or to write it off as unworkable FROM FRIEND TO FOE LONDON UPDAstress Jenni fer Jayne announcing her en gagement to pianist Art Fairbank said Thursday We started by being good friends but that s all over now Were going to be mar ried its significance for information transfers in living material acid T v u The announcement said this dis covery will have farreaching consequences in biology and med icine Research workers all over the world are busy trying to de cipher the biological code in all its varieties and the breakthrough for this most fundamental prob lem is the discovery of the molec ular structure of deoxyribonucleic aoide made by this years award ees had escapedthe earth pull of the N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Arranging Khrushchev visit WASHINGTON President Kennedy met with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko for a cold war discussion which could lead to KennedyKhrush even in the United States later this year Navy jets sent to Key West Defense Department said it ordered a squadron of Navy Phantom II jet fighter planes to Key West Fla to bolster the air defenses of that area against increasing Cuban air strength Japanese leader sees JFK WASHINGTON Eisaku Sato met with Presi dent Kennedy in the highlight of a global tour de signed to give world leaders a look at one of the most powerful politicians in Japan Sato 61 is leader of one of the major factions within the ruling liberal democratic party and is considered by Japanese polit ical experts a good bet to become the nations next prime minister Negro quits white college ETTRICK Va Hazel Ruth Adams whose at tendance at an allwhite community college marked the first school desegregation in southside Virginia says she returned to an allNegro college because she was unable to enroll in two classes she sought The Negro girl spent one day in class at the Martinsville Patrick Henry branch of the University of Virginia then returned to Virginia State College here Scientistssaid the flight plar called for the 755pound space craft to cross the 231000mile gap between earth and the moon in about 70 hours This wouk put it in the vicinity of the moon about midday Sunday Themission of the spacecraft is to send back closeup tele vision pictures of the moons surface before landing the first active instrument package This would measure moonquakes anc meteor hits In four previous Ranger shots only one was a partial That one hit the moon but its1 recording devices were dead and no information was received If the inquisitive payload suc ceeds on its trip it will be the first of a long line of unmanned spacecraft intended to learn what the moon is like and lo cate landing areas for American astronauts later in this decade Ranger 5 was equipped with a television camera and other devices to help unravel lunar mysteries which have puzzled astronomers for North Iowa Considerable cloud iness and slightly warmer Thursday night lows in mic 40s Considerable cloudiness with occasional light ram Fri day highs in upper 60s Iowa Considerable occasional rain east and squtl Thursday mghtrand northeas Friday Warmer Thursday night lows 40s east to nea 50 west Turning cooler north west Friday Iiighs near 70 Furtheroutlook Parti cloudy and cooler Saturday Minnesota Mostly fair througl Friday highs in 60s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Sunrise Sunset 71 38 45 An AP news analysis When West is firm By WILLIAMJ RYAN AP Special Correspondent Evidently Premier Khrushchev once again wants to postpone a serious crisis over Berlin per haps beyond the first of next year The Soviet press gives the strong impression that the Krerh lin is not ready showdown and the risks it would involve There seems a distinct relation ship between Western toughness and Soviet tractability The firm er the West the more cautious the Kremlin drive seems to be Pravda and other Soviet propa ganda organs appear to strive desperately to dispel the idea that a major crisis over Berlins future andthe transformation of West is coming inthe ture The Soviet press chides those who speak of a sis calling such talk warmonger ing to heat up the international atmosphere Another clue The annual list of slogans for the 45th anniversary of the Communist revolution to be celebrated in November is much softer in tone than the slo gans issued last spring for May Day The slogan on Berlin for ex ample reads this way of all nations Demand the con clusion of a German peace treaty Forest City woman dies in rural intersection smash up SAME Safety Department Figures Black Flat Means Traffic Death ta Pait 24 On the inside Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 11 Society News 12T3 Sports 1514 North Iowa News17 Latest Mason City News 1819 ComicsM scientists and centuries The intended landing area was near the giant crater Copernicus just above the lunar equator on the left side of the moon as seen from earth The flight plan called for A ground station at Goldstone Calif to send a radio signal 16 hours after launching to fire a small spacecraft motor to point Ranger 5 on to an exact collision course with the moon The payload to approach the moon Saturday morning and be gin taking television pictures of the lunar landscape from a dis tance of 2600 miles transmitting one to earth every 13 seconds un til it is within 15 miles a period of approximately 35 minutes A 92pound instrument sphere to eject from the craft at the 15mile altitude and be slowed by a brak ing rocket so it hits the moon at a speed no greater than 150 miles hour and survives The main body of the space craft to crash on the moon at 6000 miles an hour destroying the television camera and two other experiments A radar alti meter to measure the moons radar reflection properties and a gamma ray spectrometer to re cord radioactive characteristics of lunar rocks FOREST CITYA twocar ac cident atan open rural intersec tion three miles southwest of For est City Wednesday afternoon claimed one life and hospitalized three others Mrs R M Hutson 66yearold farm wife was killed instantly when she was thrown out of the car she was driving i n t o the ditch Her car was spun around by the force of the impact then backed down into the ditch onto her Dr L M Fuller Hancock County medical officer said Mrs Hutson died instantly Her husband and son had jus completed field work for the da and had come to the house so hat Mrs Hutson started for For est City on an errand The acci dent occurred a mile and a half east of her home Driver of the other car in the accident was R R Jacobs 79 yearold retired Forest City busi nessman Together with Mrs Ja cobs and Mrs Robert Dean Ja cobs was enroute to Hayfield The Jacobs car only a week old was going south and was struck broadside by the east bound Hutson car in the center o the intersection Both cars wounc up in the ditch at the same corner of the road intersection The field could have viewed each other lad no obstructions being a pasture Jacobs received a severe gash on the forehead broken collar jone and numerous cuts and bruises Mrs Dean had a brok en hip cuts and bruises Mrs Jacobs was not seriously in jured Mrs Hutson was the mother of three children Richard Jr who farms with his parents Mrs Maurice Johnson Cedar Falls and Mrs Charles Krigl stein Sioux City Funeral services will be Fri day at 2 pm at the Hayfield across which the two drivers Methodist Church Berlin a free demilitarized city Thats all May Day slogans demanded conclusion ofsuch a treaty in the swiftest possible time and vidlent y denounced alleged Western plans to transform West Germany nto a hotbed of war The slogan concerning West lerrriany now Warm reetjngs to workers and all pro gressive forces of the Federal G e r m a n Republic struggling against militarism and rebirth of ascism Thats muck milder Another clue The puppet Com munist regime of East Germany las just announced plans for its sixth party congress early dn 1963 o draw up new proposals con cerning the German question That hardly that East German boss Walter Ulbricht ex jects decisive action before that ime Why the Kremlin has shifted to a softer tone is not so easy to pin down The reasons can be fold Khrushchev may be worried about internal economic and po litical problems He may be wor ried that the USSR now in volved by way of Cuba in the Western Hemisphere may be juggling too many dangerous thingsat the same time and over extending itself Khrushchev has his own set of pressures at home from a pop ulation growing more demanding all the time Some time ago he said he would do nothing to push the West out of Berlin until after the US elections But he did not say how long after the elections He left himself a way out GAS WITH GASS TEMPE ArizWl Forrest 131 DROPOUTS OXFORD Miss trar Robert B Ellis said Thurs day that more than 131 students had dropped out of the University Gass operates a Tempe servicelof Mississippi since Negro James station Meredith enrolled Sept 30 FATAL CRASH AT INTERSECTION HUTSON CAR AT LEFT City Summit   

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