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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 15, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the ON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes all North I o wans neighbors HOME EDITION VOL 10 Associated United Pren Full Leue MASON CITY IOWA IS 1942 10c of No NATO to build up nonatomic force Hot line arguments pro con Be prepared for spoofing By MERRIMAN SMITH WASHINGTON UPI Back stairs at the White House Watch for a new round of comic takeoffs on the proposed hot line between the White House and the Kremlin An arrangement whereby a President of the United States and a Soviet premier might avert an accidental nuclear war will lend itself inveitably to some of the funmaking which uses Washington as primary target President Kennedy at his news conference a few days ago said he preferred a direct teletype to a telephone to ease war tensions And hes right A direct talk circuit between the Kremlin and the White House could be a nuisance if it became an avenue of bombast and accusation in moments of less than dire urgency An exchange of tele type messages could be more civil virtually as fast as tele phone if not faster and perhaps more important each side would have a written record for quick study There would have to be sev eral shifts of translators avail able day and night seven days a week Premier Khrushchev does not read or speak English Kennedy is similarly limited when it comes to the Russian language Working conditions in the Kremlin may differ somewhat from those in the White House but at this end of the line the President would need the serv ices of at least six translators This would cover three eigfit hour shifts a day and days off Should the hit line turn out to be a teletype as the President prefers this would involve aroundtheclock shifts of com petent teletype operators in addition to the translators These are only a few of the complications in such a system serious complica tions before some prominen1 comedian grabs the idea anc wows the nation with visions of Caroline picking up the phone to Moscow and asking for Santa Glaus Kennedy travels a great deal The system for instantaneous communication with Khrushchev would have to travel with the President It would be a rela tively simple matter to hook up the telephone or teletype circuit to such places as Palm Beach or Newport but the translators would have to be in the Presi dents immediate vincinity Thus some additions to the White House travel staff even 250 CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Msion City Business and Professional Womens Club From M it f As You Like It Club Thornton A friend Painters Local 111 From Rob Monte Bill Ctrl Scout Troop 26 Jefferson School Leafue of United Latin American Citizens Coun cil 319 Mason City School Food Service Assn In the memory of Mark Jatie and Suzanne Mabbi Thornton A friend R of Osace Kensett friend Brownie Troop Wilson School iManoStudy Club Gary and Philip Pedetsetv Anonymous MTT Clear Lake Zora Merton Garner Brownie Troop 286 Hardinc School In memory of a baby St Annes Guild St Johns Episcopal Church A Nonny Monse Bethlehem Lutheran Womens Missionary 3850 200 2IM 100 HUM SIK 200 500 roo 00 200 100 1000 100 800 200 200 100 900 100 500 n PARIS Ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreed Saturday to build up NATOs conventional military strength on a more equitable basis They also announced their readiness to ease cold war tensions whenever Moscow makes rea sonable proposals In a communique issued at conclusion of their annual win ter meeting the foreign defense and finance ministers of the al liance credited the firmness and strength of President Kennedys administration with averting war over Cuba They also condemned the grave implications of Chinese Communist actions in statement which clearly extended support to Prime Minis ter Nehrus India The 15nation alliance expressed hope that the Soviet Union would so change its attitudes as to allow conclusion of a treaty on general and complete disarmament under effective international control NATO remains ready to exam ine any reasonable possibility of N ews in a utshell non 5 Ml Benevolent and Proteetire Order A Friend from Sheffield Whits New Club Sheffield fl 00 1500 100 300 THE DAYS TOTAL I 1X755 TOTAL TO DATE SI2445C STILL NEEDED 1175544 GIVING DAYS LEFT Cheer Fund in need of daily for Va weekends in Middleburg President in discussing the matter at his news confer encetold how during the Cuban crisis it took a number of hours to send coded messages between Moscow and Washington This a constant difficulty in govern ment communications A reporter can transmit hi news story from Moscow t Washington faster than Ambas sador Foy D Kohlcr can rcpor to the State Department Thi is because Kohlers official mes sage must be encoded and de coded with timeconsuming care Even if sent in the clear meaning in plain English an official message passes through a number of hands at point of origin and point of receipt This is why the United States has put IFTS large and small pushed the total a m o u n 1 raised thus far in the Ch ri s t m a s Cheer Fund to 24456 This leaves as still needed to reach the goal of the campaign That means an average of is needed each of the remaining seven days Will Mason City and the sur rounding area rise to the occa ion and make funds available the goal will be eached Always in the rom the time the fund was tarted in 1925 the goal has een passed Doris Bruce executive secre ary of Family Service which dministers the fund is already 0iVlng orders and making pur chases for the program that will make this a happier Christmas or the more unfortunate She is counting on the full goal Hope this will make some ones Christmas happier wrote he Jefferson Scout troop with FROM OUF WIRE SERVICES Relay tested WASHINGTON entists tried new test ef forts in hopes the latest US communications sat ellite weakvoiced but in nearperfect will soak up enough en ergy from the sun to run its radio relay equjp ment But low battery power in t h e 172pound satellite cast doubt on whether it would be suc cessful in speeding the day when spare vehicles will provide an instant worldwide communi p a tions system Airmen found NEW YORK Five men aboard an Air Force helicopter searching for a missing jet fighter near Thule in Greenland were rescued after their aircraft made an emer gency landing The miss ing F102 fighter and its pilot who was not identi fied were still missing Split widens TOKYO Red China said its split with Mos cow was worsening and accused Soviet Premier Khrushchev of the new Marxist crime of capit ulationism that is giving in to the United States reducing international tension he communique said but to ac complish this goal the members of the alliance must keep up their posture of strength Alliance officials said the minis ers found no signs that there has been any change in basic Soviet policy which might facilitate an EastWest understanding On the contrary officials said the minis ters agreed the present Soviet at titude is such that any understand ings reached with Moscow woulc tend to endanger vital Western interests The communique reiterated the determination of the Atlantic pow ers to defend and maintain the freedom of isolated West Berlin The communique made no men tion of the American suggestion that European members of the al liance consider the organization of a multinational nuclear deterrent to stand as a substitute for na tional independent nuclear forces The political argument on nuclear policy remains to be thrashed out by the alliance The ministers agreed to main tain constant vigilance and unity of purpose and also said they re mained ready to examine any rea sonable possibility of reducing in ternational tension It is a prerequisite of any prog ress towards equitable settlement of outstanding international issues that the Alliance should maintain its defensive strength they add ed Dealing with NATOs future de fensive efforts the communique said the ministers agreed that it was necessary to increase the ef fectiveness of conventional forces They further agreed that ade quate and balanced forces both nuclear and conventional were necessary to provide the Alliance with the widest possible range of response to whatever threat may be directed against its security They recognized that a sus tained effort mil be required to provide and improve these forces TAIL SECTION OF WRECKED PLANE Its framework intact but its metal skin burned away the tail sec tion of a wrecked Constellation air freighter stands amid the planes wreckage in a businessresidential area of North Hollywood Calif It crashed while seeking to land a mile away on a Lockheed Air Terminal runway Homes smashed by plane NORTH HOLLYWOOD Calif ninth victim was found Saturday at the scorched wreck agelittered scene where an air liner missed a runway and plunged into a block of suburban lomes The Civil Aeronautics Board launched a probe of the flaming crash Witnesses said the plane dropped out of the foggy sky Fri day if it were coming in for a smashed in stead into residences hundreds of yards short of a nearby airfield Killed were five men and four women two of them teenage girls Four of the men were aboard the Flying Tiger Lines Constella tion The other victims were found dead in the shattered wreckage of homes Fireman were still probing the smoking ruins fearing there were more bodies All the victims were burned and many were mutilated Six homes and two commercial buildings were set afire as blazing gasoline spewed from the wreck age The plane fell in a section of the San Fernando Valley a quar ermile from its destination ockhecd Air Terminal in Bur ank Among its cargo were Christmas toysfrom Boston The lane a propdriven cargo craft arried only one man who hitched a ride Motorists and pedestrians stared n disbelief as the fourengine craft swept across busy Laurel Canyon Boulevard so low they could see the blue flame of its if it were making a routine landing It was the fourth Flying Tiger Line crash this year Didnt look like millionaire Nortfi lowans get big share of Frank Eickhoffs riches By CHARLES W WALK GlobeGazette Staff Writer LAWLER Last year Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Lawler h a d a budget of of which was pledged and paid by Fiank E Eick hoff retiredhardware dealer Last Sunday Frank Eickhoff 76 died and left this same church Eleven years ago Eickhoff had a stroke and spent several weeks in St Joseph Hospital in New Hampton He liked the treatment he received while there In his will filed Thursday Eickhoff left that hospital Since that stroke Eickhoff didnt drive his car Gene Arens Lawler was among the people who would drive him where he wanted to go its contributions I also want to help some per have a happy Christmas forward a serious proposal in Geneva for establishment of some sort of system through which the Kremlin and the White House could talk with each other instantly and un by the redtape of diplomatic channels son this year wrote R of Osagc Keep this up every year Your goal will be met We are sending our small do nation again this year and hope it will make some child have a Merry Christmas wrote June and Suzanne Mabb Thornton Please accept this little gift wrote the League of United Lat in American Citizens It isnt very much but we hope it will ielp to make someone happy Thus we see the Cheer Fund surrounded by a tremendous reservoir of good will that we know will not let it fail in its important task of spreading the happiness of the Christmas sea JFK defends tax cut plan Rejoicing over feat of US spacecraft Iowa Partly cloudy Saturday and Sunday Warmer over southeast portion Saturday night then continued mild Sunday Lows Saturday 20s north to near 32 south Highs Sunday 45 to 55 Some cloudi ness Monday mild and continued son Send or bring your contribu tion to the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER GlobeGazetto Mason City Iowa NEW YORK AP President Kennedy replied to congressional critics of his 1963 tax cut plan by arguing that lower taxes tied to curbs on rising federal spending offer the best chance of producing future budget surpluses Going before a blacktie audi ence of business leaders Kennedy called Friday night for an early cut in both individual and cor poration income taxes without saying just how soon he would want the reductions to become effective Omission of his earlier Jan 1 target date seemed well calculated The chief executive also urged a cut large enough to do the job required to boost purchasing production employment invest ment and economic growth in general Again he was not specif ic saying he would rather wai ntil next month to give details Addressing some 3000 members and guests of the Economic Club f New York Kennedy declared This nation can afford to reduce can afford a temporary we cannot afford to do nothing In this fashion he took direct ssue with those congressional conservatives of both parties who contend that tax reduction next year would lead to a dangerously arge federal deficit Presenting the contrary view Kennedy said Budget deficits are not caused by wildeyed spenders but by slow economic growth and periodic recessions And he said the present tax sys tem must bear much of the Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 31 Minimum 3 At 8am 21 WASHINGTON AP Mariner 2 a miracle of US space science has given man his first close look at another planet For 42 minutes Friday it scanned Venus flashing back 36 million miles the information that may unravel the secrets of the veiled lady of the universe It was an incredible feat and ex cited scientists rejoiced The historic flyby came at 2 pm after a 109day 182 million That same will shows that Gene Arens will re ceive from Eickhoffs estate On and on the list goes Altogether 80 individuals and organizations will receive from the Eickhoff estate More than 60 of these are charitable organizations and their bequeasts will total more than All this from a man whom one acquaintance said didnt look talk dress or live like a million aire Born in Lawler on Oct 28 1886 Frank Eickhoff lived there all his life The longest he was away from the hardware business started by his father John was a couple of years at business college in Spring field Mo and a similar period with the U S Army in Europe during World War I Intelligent investments one of which was in the Northwestern States Portland Cement Co in Mason enabled Eickhoff to accumulate his wealth a wealth one acquaintance says he never enjoyed A bachelor Eickhoffs only family was three single sisters Anna Lawler Clara DCS Moincs and Gabriclla Chicago He left each of them He didnt hunt fish g to ball games travel or golf His Precipitation Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum trace 11 PUBLISHER DIES ROCHESTER Minn ert L Lusk 61 publisher of the Huron S D Daily Plainsman died suddenly here Friday night in the hospital room where he had been under checkup for On the inside Editorials 4 The Surveyor 5 Religious Features Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Latest 11 Sports U14 Clear Lake News17 Comics II blame that it exerts loo heavy Business News Mll a drag on growth North Traffic in 24 Honri mile journey which began at a Cape Canaveral Fla launching pad At its nearest approach to Ve nus the space laboratory was 21100 miles from the planet rel atively at its doorstep Special monitoring devices be gan to probe the cloudcovered surface at pm and were switched off at pm Then the craft was speeding to ward the sun after having come closer to a planet than any other space vehicle Mariner is expected to send pe riodic information about inter planetary space from as far out as 72 million miles from the earth Thats twice the distance it was from earth Friday after a long journey plagued by frequent trou bles and even cliffhanging doubts on the final dash The spacecrafts final destina tion will be an orbit around the sun each lap taking 400 days nev er coming closer than 40 million miles from the earth It will take days and possibly weeks for scientists to analyze and evaluate just what was founc out by the electronic eyes of the 447pound gold and silver platcc business which 1956 and his were his primary interests he sold m investments if not only He was a shrewd business man If you owed Frank a dollar hed follow you around the world to get it and then probably give it back to you one Lawler resident said One of the bequeaths in Eick hoffs will is for and goes to James Martin Martin s a Lawler youth whom Kick loff was helping through med ical school Although most of he char itable organizations Eickhoff remembered operated by there were exceptions He left to the Lutheran Chil drens Home at Waverly 000 to the Salvation Army 000 to CARE and to Iowa Crippled Children Assn The Rev James Delay pas tor at Mt Carmel for n years described Eickhoff as a sin cerely religious man He lived his religion like he did the rest of his He in his will are Catholic groups Delay says space messenger that rocketed was a humble man The Rev Delay calls from the earth Aug 27   

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