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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 13, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper for the Hem CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The Associated iad United lateraatioul Full newspaper that makes all North I o wans MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY NOVEMBER WJ neighbors 10c Paper CouUU tt Two OM Personnel post goes to Conner Earlier story on page 3 DES M01NES C Conner unsuccessful Democratic candidate for state auditor will be the stale personnel director for Govelect Harold Hughes Conner 38 former Democratic state representative from Wapel lo County who now lives in Des Moines will assume the post when Hughes is inaugurated Jan 17 Hughes said Conner will succeed Republican Bill E Algood of Fort Dodge ap pointed by Gov Norman Erbe last year The personnel director is one of manyappointments made Headache over a bit of land Rio Grande is cause By ROBERT E FORD EL PASO Tex little bit of land along the Rio Grande is giving an oversized headache to the United States and Mexico Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos discussed the piece of land a few months ago with President Kennedy The several hundred acres of territory is by virtue of a capricious turn the Rio Grande took nearly 60 years ago Mexico wants the area back It was reported in Washington recently that a settlement in the long standing boundary dispute is a distinct possibility before the end of the year The dispute had its origins back whenthe United States was occu pying itself with wrapping up the Civil War At the time the luck less Maximilian was seeking to keep the shppery crown of Mex ico on his head In 18G4 the Rio Grande escaped its banks and roamed freely in Mexico Then the river re turned to its bed But it didnt return to the exact spot it left It re entered a little North Iowa Mostly fair Tues day night becoming partly cloudy Wednesday Warmer Tuesday night lows 3045 Continued mild Wednesday highs 5560 Iowa Generally fair Tuesday night becoming partly cloudy Wednesday Warmer south east Tuesday night lows in the 30s Highs Wednesday in the 60s Further outlook Mostly cloudy and turning cooler Thursday Minnesota Partly cloudy con tinued mild in 50s OF THE NEWS below and its exit left a small bit of land on the United Slates side which shortly before had been in Mexico This was in a part of the coun try where land was almost worth less It was just weeds and brush and a few trees There wasnt a house there says Cleofas Caller os noted El Paso historian and an expert on his land segment The area eventually gained a name El the Spanish word for brush El Paso expanded and even tually people built houses here Now a very vocal but unorgan ized group in Mexico clamors for its return to Mexico Members of the group consider El Cha mizal a point of national honor The two presidents discussed the matter when Kennedy visited Mex ico last spring On Sept 1 Lopez Mateos said in his state of the nation speech that nothing would contribute more to relations be tween the United States and Mex ico than a settlement of the El Chamizal problem The presidents turned the touchy problem over to administrative aides Considering that the countries are on good terms and individuals on the border get along well sev eral solutions are offered frequent ly by citizens on both sides of the Rio Grande One would be to turn the area over to Mexico Another would give Mexico land somewhere else of about the same size A third is purchase of the land from Mex ico Uopei Mateos speaking through Foreign Minister Manuel Tello said last summer that purchase or exchange of land would be un satisfactory Mexico was awarded the land by arbitration in 1911 However the US member of the arbitra tion board dissented saying no one could determine the location of the original bed of the river There the matter rested Even now no one can determine the original size of E Chamizal The old river bed is built up with nomes businesses and streets Es timates of the size range from 400 acres WARM 54 33 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 arn Tuesday Maximum 53 Minimum 28 At 8 am 30 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Rolvdacj maintains his slim margin ST PAUL election officials continued their painstaking canvass of last Tuesdays voting tabulations in an effort to determine who will govern the state during the next four years As of Tuesday morn ing unofficial results showed DFL Lt Gov Karl Rolvaag holding a 168vote lead over Re publican Gov Elmer Andersen EIGHT EXECUTIONS MOSCOW UPI Eight per sons have been executed in Lith uania for treason and massmur der committed under the Ger man occupation it was dis closed Tuesday SAME by the governor Hughes is expect ed to Appoint persons in several key positions although last week he announced that Marvin Selden Jr Republican appointed by Erbe would remain on the job About 8500 state jobs are under the jurisdiction of the personnel director Conners salary has not been determined Hughes said Algood has been making a year Hughes said Conner would help him receive and screen applicants for state jobs while he waits to take over the official duties in January Conner resigned as auditor for the State Conservation Commis sion to run for state auditor He formerly was personnel director for the Conservation Commission before he was demoted to auditor for the commission last spring during the Republican administra tion Before joining the Conservation Commission Conner worked in personnel office the same office he will head for Hughes Conner was Wapello County representative in 1957 and 1959 and is a former member of the Iowa Development Commission Hughes also made it clear that while it is customary for the per sonnel director to serve under the comptroller in the new Demo cratic administration the person nel chief will be responsible di rectly to the governor 2 injured in carbus crash ALGONA Two Algona stu dents Thomas and John Studer were injured and rthe car in which they were riding IJadiy damaged when they ran into the back of a stopped school bus Monday two miles west of Algona on the McGregor street road Fog blanketed the road at the time and the highway was described as slippery Driver of the Algona Com munity School District bus was Bill Naylor He had stopped at the entrance to the Kenneth Brandow farm to take on pas sengers when the Studer car hit the busT None of the 31 young sters who were passengers on the bus was injured Thomas Studer 17 was the driver of the car His brother John 13 was taken by ambu lance to St Ann hospital here with severe head and facial cuts Thomas was later taken to the hospital by car treated for facial cuts and released Extent of damage to the bus has not been determined An other Algona bus drove to the scene and took the youngsters to their classes Charges of traveling at a speed greater than reasonable and proper were filed against Thomas Studer FIRE DESTROYS INDUSTRIAL AREA on ladder is silhouetted against ball of fire that roared through a ninebuilding industrial com plex in Chelsea Mass The flames fed by naphtha gasoline and other inflammables produced a series of explosions spreading the fire through the area WOMEN IN INDIA GET MILITARY An Army officer gives instructions to a group of young women undergoing military training in Tezpur in the northeast Indian state of Assam They are be AP Photofax ing prepared to engage in home defense in the face of the current drive of Red Chinese forces in the Northeast Frontier Agency Their colorful native dress will be replaced by uniforms Pathetic to Nixon Equal time offer spurned NEW YORK former aide of Richard M Nixon has as sailed an offer of equal air time or the exvice president to bal ance a television program oa which convicted perjurer Alger Hiss and others discussed Nixons political career Robert H Finch who as admin strative assistant to Nixon during lis vice presidency said Monday night the American Broadcasting Co offer of equal time to the man who helped put Hiss in jail was an atrocious pathetic gesture Protests against the appearance of Hiss on the Sunday night pro gram continued Basic crop reserves too small WASHINGTON AP Secre ary of Agriculture Orville L Freeman spelled out for the first ime Tuesday the size of basic crop reserves he said are needed In a tensionplagued world In some cases he said the need is for more rather than less secretary said reserves must take into account needs for defense needs to meet a sudden icavy demand flowing from a Korean Wartype situation needs to protect the nation from results of bad weather and needs Ao carry out this countrys policies rf compassion and humanitari anism abroad Freeman told a farm outlook conference being held by his de partment that the Kennedy ad ministrations farm control poli cies envision upward adjustments in production to meet these re serve needs as well as downward adjustments to get out from under surpluses Too often he said supply management has been interpreted as a single dimension approach to agriculture It has been dis cussed as meaning only cutbacks and restrictions in production Freeman said essential reserves nclude 600 million bushels of wheat or a little less than half he present reserve and surplus supply 45 million tons of feed grains compared with 57 million expected at the end of the cur rent season next Oct 1 and 6 million bales of cotton compared with 9 million expected at the end of the 1962 crop season next Aug 1 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 47 Clear Lake News 8 10H Mason City News 1213 Comics jt t 4 North Iowa News V 18 SCULPTURE STOLEN LAWRENCE Kan Iffi A Jronzc sculpture worth several housand dollars was stolen from he University of Kansas Art Museum The piece was cast in 1920 by the late German sculptor George Koble En titled Resurrection it is a figure of a woman 30 inches high Stomps marred on purpose Flood of misprints WASHINGTON UPI The Post Office department said Tuesday it was going to flood the market with hundreds of thousands of deliberately misprinted Dag Hammarskjold stamps to undercut the inflated value of a few hundred sold by mistake The announcement came after disclosures that at least 400 of the original 120 million stamps in the commemorative issue were run through a color overlay press upside down The effect would be to drastically slash the value of the 100 stamps known to be in circulation either in the hands of collectors or in the mail Leonard Sherman an Irvington N J jeweler has an unbroken sheet of 50 of the stamps which he estimated was worth Gerald P Akron Ohio who brought the misprints to light said he and two friends had 19 of the stamps and they valued them at to each Clark said hebought sheet of 50 but gave three away and mailed 31 on letters The department said the decision to print 400000 deliber ifi line wiilu J Edward Days policy of avoiding production of rare or over valued philatelic items N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Adenauer to see JFK BONN Chancellor Konrad Adenauer 86 flew to Washington for postCuba talks with President Kennedy on Western plans to counter any new Com munist threat to Berlin Advocates of a general Ger man discussion argue that now after the Soviet backdown on the removal of missiles from Cuba the West is in a more favorable position than it has been since the West was first asked to give up Berlin Another showdown in France PARIS President Charles de Gaulle Wednes day will enter a new phase of his showdown fight with the nations oldline political parties In elections scheduled then and a week later rebellious party lead ers will attempt to wrest control of parliament from De Gaulle Berlin Wall in US RICHMOND Berlin wall was stacked up in downtown Richmond to slow traffic enough for a moments thought about American freedom The concrete block wall topped by a barbed wire entan glement forced Main Street traffic into single file in a Chamber of Commerce stunt to point upthe Com munist threat to democracy Red Cross decision delayed GENEVA The International Committee for the Red Cross postponed a definite decision on car rying out cargo controlof Communist ships sailing to Cuba There were unconfirmed reports that some members of the International Committee of the Red Cress were pushing for withdrawal of the ICRCs offer to supervise shipping on the grounds it would interferewith the traditional policy of strict neutral ity of the committee Guam digging out after wild storm HONOLULU Typhoon Karen left at least five natives dead on Guam damages in the hundreds of millions of dol lars and 45000 persons homeless Acting Gov Manuel Guerrero described the destruction a much more serious that o 1944 when US troops liberated the island from Japan Hundreds were reported injured but no exact count has come from the western Pacific island stil out of communications except foi a few emergency circuits Hospi medical centers handled a steady stream of casualties sparse reports said The typhoon crashed across the tiny island hub of US military defenses in the western Pacific late Sunday night and Monday morning with winds reaching 174 miles an hour As Guam dug out of the blitz Karen rumbled across the Paci fic toward Okinawa and impor tant American military bases there Had Guam not had a threeday warning that the monstrous tropi cal worst in the is lands coming countless numbers would have died the Navy has said More than half the 40000 na tives and 30000 military person nel and dependents were left homeless All civilian communica tions facilities were knocked out schools were destroyed and 90 per cent of all civilian buildings on he island were damaged beyond repair Guerreros report said Give your fair share THE COMMUNITY CHEST Hiss commented that the pro ests had been organized The protests he said were similar in form I dont regard it as particularly representative The more thoughtful people dont complain about an event like this only those who have been stirred up So I havent taken it very seri ously He said he had not been vindic tive toward Nixon on the show and asserted Certainly it is no fun to take a kick at somebody who is slipping Nixon was a congressman serv ing on the HOUSJ Committee on UnAmerican Activities when Hiss then a highranking State Department official appeared be fore the committee in 1948 and first denied he was part of a Com miinist espionage ring The same denial before a grand jury later led to perjury charges Democratic Sen Thomas J Dodd of Connecticut sent a protest telegram to ABC and the Federal Communications Commission ex presshighis personal disgust at the networks allowing Hiss to sit in Nixon He said he asked the FCC to investigate this entire incident Dodd said he has had many political differences with Nixon a Republican but what is in volved here has nothing to do with politics It seems to me incredible that millions of viewers who tuned in to see a Veterans Day program about our armed forces should have been treated to the spectacle of a distinguished American pub lic servant being vilified by a con victed perjurer and a traitor to this country Dodd said The program entitled The Po litical Obituary of Richard M Nixon was aired in place of a scheduled ABC program about the armed forces Both taped pro grams featured Howard K Smith as commentator The man who had the ultimate responsibility for putting out the network C Hag erty ABC vice president in charge of White House press secretary when Nixon was vice president under Dwighl D Eisen hower Former President Dwight D Eisenhower said he spoke to Hagerty Sunday morning after receiving numerous calls about the appearance of Hiss on the program But Eisenhower de nied he sought to keep Hiss part off the air Hagerty said the program was a fair presentation giving both sides of a controversy Hagerty said Nixon would be given air time to respond to the program if he asked for it but that no invitation to respond was regarded as warranted Later a network spokesman said Nixon had been invited to appear on Sun days program but declined through an aide Red merchandise is coldshouldered WASHINGTON basket burning ceremony in Ft Wayne Ind A special license fee on Columbus Ga businesses that sel Communist made goods Card parties denouncing im ports from behind the Iron Cur tain These are weapons in a cold shoulder war waged by groups in several cities across the nation against merchandise imported from Soviet bloc nations Cardcarrying protest groups have marched on corner gro ceries and department stores in cities from Boston to Dayton to San Diego They have staged card parties pinning the Com munistmade label on goods pro duced in Eastern Europe A typical card reads Buy your Communist slave labor imports with the blank for the name of fhe store Leaders of organizations with such names as The Committee to Warn of the Arrival of Com munist Merchandise onthe Local Business Scene and The Com mittee to Protect American Free Enterprise From Communist SlaveLabor Imports say they ha vev branches throughout the country Officials at the Commerce De partment noted Monday there arc no legal barriers to trade with Communist bloc nations except Red China North Korea North Viet Nam and Cuba Although there are no special curbs they added imports from behind the Iron Curtain fall far below the level of US exports to the Communist bloc Last year the United States im ported million worth of goods from the Soviet bloc while exports to Iron Curtain countries totaled million The biggest single Communist import and perhaps the easiest to spot on retail shelves is Polish ham Last year million worth ofcanned hams were im ported from Poland Some merchants are fighting the boycott drive Others with drew communistmade goods In Dayton Ohio at least one major mail order retail chain stopped selling Communistpro duced bicycles hams wines cut glassware jewelry and other goods because of the protests At Fort Wayne Ind one store joined enthusiastically in the movement As some 700 people looked on wicker baskets import ed from Yugoslavia were burned in a demonstration sponsored by the Young Americans for Free dom and the Allen County ell Veterans   

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