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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 18, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Daily Newspaper Idltod tar the CITY GLOBE Tfce newspaper that mokes ail North I HOME EDITION VOL 10 owons neighbors MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY DECEMBER CUe of Twe Me Skybolt debate has two sides Split caused by missile By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Agonizing reappraisal proved to be an empty phrase in its first usage Its revival by Peter Thoraey croft British Defense Minister is a measure of the confused rage the American threat to kill the Skybolt missile has aroused among our cousins and allies If we go through with the threat Thorneycroft told US Defense Secretary Robert S Mc Namara Britain will have to reconsider not only its defense policy but the whole Anglo American alliance The British appear to be in shaking rage The Daily Sketch calls it the Scotsman with more char acteristic understatement sug gests that the trans Atlantic alliance might be somewhat soured Assessed with a measure of detachment the Skybolt debate appears to have a good deal of logic and right on both sides Britain originated the program for a longrange missile which like Skybolt could be launched by a bomber in flight while the plane itself was 1000 miles away from target The US Air Force began studies in the same technique in 1957 The conclusion was reached two years later that the weapon was feasible Thereupon Britain dropped her own Blue Streak project and agreed to buy Skybolt At the same time the US Navy received permis sion to base its nuclear sub marines at Holy Lpch The joint effort was tobe of mutual ad vantage It would extend the useful lives of both the British Vulcan and the US B52 bomb ers i Five tests of Skybolt have been described by President Kennedy as not successful The Air Force has a kinder phrase it says four of the tests were partial A lot of money has been spent on Skybolt million al ready has been authorized and about million spent and committed Completion of the system and purchase of the mis siles would require an additional billion There is really the question the President observed at his most recent press conference of how much it is worth to the British and outselves when we have competing claims for funds This is all very welTfrom the American point of view Our atomic weapons mix includes seven weapons systems B4T B52 and B58 bombers and Atias Titan Minuteman and Polaris But take away Skybolt and the British have nothing Indeed the Macmil lan government has been criti cized severely for putting all of nuclear eggs in one basket The President conceded that the British have a very im portant equity in Skybolt British technicians for some time have been working with Americans at Egjin Air Force Base in Florida By early 1963 300 Britons were to be stationed in Eglin So far in the Thorneycroft McNamara talks it seems we have offered only to replace Skybolt with the airbreathing Hound Dog which the Daily Express contemptously de scribes as a secondrate H Bomb There appear to be two realities to the Skybolt dilem ma The United State seems morally bound to come up with replacement better than Hound Dog CHEEK FUND GOAL I30MM PBEVIOUSLY BEPOETED ttM kM M J24 lokc Mr and Fred From 13 IOOF Nortfc Aiie Beryl Lark Micitcr Mfau s SMT S Jtnet 4 XlUer rntm MFB Bnsioen mt HWF Three Gamer Garde Coiwty Bar Veterans ef Wcrid War I MaMn Clly Fire Karen and Janet Trtm a Auxiliary Patriarch MUltaat Bobbj and Bonote Naiheint In ot Delbert Seorille Meltoda K KaTan St Lutheran Bratherbeod From a longtime friend Brenda Sne Hyde Fklli Lunker Club From coffee at Medical Pharmacy Bobby Baby Kralt Woller City Order of Western Bahtmlaa Frat Assn Adult Snnday Schoe4 Clax First BapUit Church City Bibby Nancy and Karl Ben Seracci City Buildinc and Con struction Tndes Council Int HCB CLV of A VaUft No tW s89 2M SM 500 UM j80 10 On lM 00 500 500 5 100 1000 g75 5 500 1000 10M SAME DATI1H1421 Among the chiWrens will be noted are contributions from 13 boys and girls at the I OOF Home who every year have a part in the Christmas Cheer Fund along with the Del ahoyde family Meanwhile the office of Doris Bruce executive secretary of Family Service is busy with Fttff Dcatk hi FM 21 Bnn THE DATS TOTAL M14J TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED SlSMM GIVING DATS LEFT f Cheer Fund donations hit EADING the list of contributions this day is the large gift from the GlobeGazette newspaper boys in Mason City Clear Lake and other towns in our trade territory This gift is from the savings of the young business men who deliver our newspaper These boys have on a number of occasions demonstrated their generosity and their enterprise in helping a good cause F r o m the members of the GlobeGazette composing room andthe press room came other expressions of the support given the Cheer Fund by employes of this newspaper These and other tffts from in iividuals organizations and business institutions gave the Cheer Fund total a suable push upward Following his usual custom Beryl Lark Kiester Minn sent a cash contribution with a sled and a box of toys Children made contributions sending along little notes of en couragement such as these Do hope this will help other little boys and girls have a nice Christmas Here is a dollar to help other children who are less fortunate than I am I hope this helps some child get a toy on Christmas day preparations In the midst of tide of important demands come letters such as this one Another year gone by and really a happy year Am glad I havent had to bring lots of troubles to heap on your shoul ders but it has been comforting to know you have been there to listen if I had needed you Our sincere thanks and appreciation to you Here was another family re missions to Caribbean if if if if JFK sees Cuba prisoners release sought Discuss thorny issues PostCuban developments NASSAU Bahamas ident Kennedy flew to this re sort island Tuesday for summit talks with British Prime Minister Harold MacmiUan dealing both with strains in the Western Alli ance and divisions in the Commu nist bloc TheAmericanBritish furor over the Skybolt missile program the ideological break between Moscow and Peking and prospects if any of improving relations between the Soviet Union and the West were expected to rank high on the list of subjects Kennedys jet plane landed un der a brilliant sun after a tsvo hour flight from Andrews Air Force BaseMd near Washington Macmillan headed the official wel coming party The temperature was in the low 70s Breezes fluttered the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes on poles beside the landing strip Ptags of the Commonwealth na tions decorated the airport termi nal building Whitehelmeted Ba haman police formed an honor guard The original planfor the confer ence of Macmillan and Kennedy was for a generalized survey of the world after the Cuban crisis But that crisis has since been overshadowed by the Skybolt is sue a crucial one in Britains budgetary planning and divisions within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization such as European to the American idea hat ground forces should be built up to levels adequate for defense in conventional warfare MacmilJans jet plane came in from London Monday night The President n staying at the borne of Toronto financier E P Taylor in the luxurious Lyford Cay development Macmillan is staying next door at the home of Mrs W R G Holt The Cuban crisis which brought the world to the brink of nuclear war sharpened American pres sure on Britain and France to abandon their independent nu clear deterrent forces and con centrate instead on increasing their conventional forces The United States has informed Britain it intends to scrap the Skybolt bomberborne missile in view of five test failures and an estimated eventual cost of billion to develop it This has raided objections in Congress and protests from the British that it would scrap their nuclear deterrent as well Missing man found Spent night in field Titus 81 was reported in fair condition at the Mitchell County Memorial Hos pital Tuesday after spending the night in a corn field The elderly man had been the subject of a nightlong search after he wandered away from his home here where he and his wife live alone Titus apparently became confused after he left to go fora walk about 6 pm Osage Policeman Richard Mo bley found Titus at am Tuesday in a cornfield north west of Osage about a mile from his home Temperatures during the night did not fall far below freezing reducing the effects of exposure habilitated through Miss Bruces careful work and now most ap preciative You can join in this happy procession by sending your gift to the GlobeGazette office Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GtobeGazette j City Iowa INFORMAL MOMENT AT AIRPORT President John F Kennedy stands with British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan under a bright Ba Home Photofax hama Islands sun on his arrival at Windsor Airport in Nassau At center is Britains foreign secretary Lord Unique pact to ease s pi FONTANA Calif AP Kai ser Steel Corp and the United Steelworkers have unveiled a unique new labor agreement de signed to ease the pinch of auto mation The plan announced Monday was developed in three years of meetings by a special nineman committee The agreement provides for re training employes who lose their jobs because of automation And as production costs per item decrease worker pay checks On f he inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 89 Comics 10 1516 North Iowa News17 Latest Mason City Clea Lake News2021 Farm News 22 willget larger So also will tax payments to the government and of course company profits This portion of the pact is called a cost savings plan The agreement is subject to worker approval but David J McDonald president of the AFL CIO United Steelworkers of Amer ica predicted at the joint news conference here Monday that it handily The election probably will be held in January he added Affected will be all the 7000 Kaiser workers here MAY OPPOSE DALEY CHICAGO UPI Former Cook County States Atty Ben jamin S Adamowski who made charges of vote fraud after the 1960 presidential election ap peared Tuesday to be the Re publican choice to oppose Mayor Richard J Daleys bid for a third term N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES More budget requests DES Govelect Harold Hughes and state Comptroller Marvin Selden heard budget re quests totaling Tuesday bringing the total requested to budget for the next biennium to more than million This compares with about 134 million appropriated for the biennium ending next June 30 for the agencies which have turned in requests Trapped in test chamber TULLAHOMA Tenn workers began removing debris from a 250footdeep rocket testing chamber in an effort to locate four men believed buried when a huge mass of wet concrete and steel collapsed There is no sign of life at the bottom of the shaft an Air Force spokesman said Atest moratorium bid vetoed GENEVA The Soviet Union called on the worlds nuclear powers to declare a moratorium on all nuclear testing from Jan 1 Western spokesmen promptly said such an uncontrolled moratorium was as unacceptable asever saying the West is prepared to stop testing only if it has adequate safeguards against Russian cheating Presidential form for Senegal DAKAR Senegal national assem bly voted to set up a presidential form of govern ment and abolished the parliamentary immunity pro tecting outlawed Premier Mamadou Dia The action followed Dias attempt to stop a motion of censure against his government by clearing the assembly with gendarmes The pact includes a pledge that employes will receive at least the wage level of the steel industry McDonald called the agreement a great step forward toward in dustry peace He declined to say whether the plan will be pushed for adoption elsewhere The contract is te be four years in effect and subject to annual revision and review The cost savings plan works like this The year 1961 was selected as base to determine the costs of labor and material for each ton of finished steel As technology increases output unit costs are expected to de crease It is this savings which will go into the special fund for monthly distribution The em ployes will get 325 per cent of the total Officials pointed out that the plan is different from most in centive and profitsharing plans because it is based on production costs instead of on an individual employes output The spokesmen would make no estimate of the actual worker benefits possible through the agreement North Iowa Generally fair Tues day night lows in upper 20s Partly cloudy Wednesday highs in low 50s Iowa Generally fair Tuesday night lows generally near 30 Partly cloudy Wednesday highs in the 50s Further out look Increasing cloudiness and turning colder with some light rain or snow Thursday Minnesota Partly cloudy cool er Highs Wednesday in 40s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 43 Minimum 23 Prepare material for swap Attorney goes to Havana MIAMI Fla York attorney James B Donovan flesv to Havana Tuesday in an effort to complete negotiations with Fidel Castro for release of 1113 Cuba invasion prisoners in exchange for food and medicine Donovan and three officials of the Cuban Families Committee composed of relatives of the pris oners left aboard a special Pan American World Airways plane The plane took off at am from a guarded and secluded run way a mile distant from Miami International Airport The public was barred The International Red Cross which assumed sponsorship of the exchange also waited for Castros word A flow of medical supplies to Vliami has begun presumably to be swapped for the prisoners it was learned in New York TRANS World Airlines said one of its planes under charter Mon day night flew 32000 pounds of medicine to Miami from Idlewild Airport It said that between now anc Friday 28000 pounds will be flown from St Louis Mo an 19000 pounds from Los Angelas bound for Miami The airline said the shipment were ordered by the Air Trans port Association a private organ ization of aviation industry execu tives In Miami relatives of the pris oners waited hopefully for Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro to say when and if he will accept food and medicine for their free dom The S S African Pilot 435foot freighter designated by the Inter national Red Cross as the vesse to deliver the ransom to Cuba headed south from Baltimore anc is dueN at Port Everglades 30 miles norjth of Miami Wednesday The Red Cross has assumed spon sorship of the exchange If Castro and the negotiators agree the ship will be loaded with food and medicine stockpiled at Miami Plans call for Pan American World Airways jets to fly to Ha vana to pick up the prisoners The ship will be in port or at sea head ed for Cuba when the planes take off from Havana Castro has demanded mil lion worth of food and medical supplies or equipment in exchange for the prisoners The dollar figure is supposed to represent Havana prices and in the United States is estimated to be worth million at wholesale Ray Adiel president of the Em press of Bahamas Trael Service said in Miami that the Red Cross had accepted an offer to use with out charge the 1200passenger liner Empress of Bahamas to fer ry the prisoners JAMES DONOVAN errand Noted actor Mitchell is dead at 70 HOLLYWOOD AP Thomas Mitchell an actors actor hon ored by his colleagues with the lighest awards of stage screen and television is dead of cancer at 70 He succumbed Monday the deadly diseases second victim in wo days among the famous names of Hollywood The other was Charles Laughton 63 who died Saturday They appeared once together in a Hunchback of No tre Dame in 1939 The bushybrowed Mitchell who had the face of an Irish leprechaun and the soul of a devilish poet was most famous for his role of Scarlett OHaras father in Gone With The Wind That same year Mitchell also played the boozy frontier doctor in Stagecoach a picture many critics believe the finest Western ever made In the Academy Awards that was mainly n competition with himself His performance in Stagecoach won him the Oscar for best sup porting actor In 1952 he won televisions Em my for best dramatic perform ance and in 1953 he got the legiti mate theaters Tony for his role in the Broadway musical Hazel Flagg THOMAS MITCHELL FCC again probes loud commercials WASHINGTON Federal Communications Com mission FCC announced Tuesday it would investigate irritatingly loud commer cials over radio and televi sion and asked broadcasters to stop them The FCC said that previous inquiries into numerous complaints of loud commer cialannouncements generally has revealed no violations of commission rules But it said complaints from both the gen eral public and from mem bers of Congress have in creased rapidly in recent months prompting a new in vestigation A spokesman said about 200 complaints were re ceived in the last 3 months Some listeners complain that they find it necessary to adjust the volume of their re ceivers at frequent intervals to compensate for the objec tionable loudncss the FCC said in its announcement It added the commission is of the opinion that the prac tice of broadcasting such irri tatingly loud commercials is not in the public interest It said the inquiry was designed to discover how widespread the practice was Why annoy ing loudncss exists and how it could most effectively be reg ulated
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