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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 19, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Europe crisis ahead story page HOME EDITION Leg back on after mishap BOSTON AP An exmarine Is involved in probably the most desperate fight of his to help medical experts restore use to his left leg which was practically severed in an acci dent William Hunt 37 a father of Detached look at m a hassle JFK and the press UPI White House Reporter By MERRIMAN SMITH WASHINGTON that voices are lower and emo tions a bit more stable it is possible to take a more de tached view of President Ken nedys recent relations with the press At his residence in Palm Beach Fla on Dec 31 the President followed his practice of a year earlier and invited a group jof 35 reporters to a nonattributable review of 1962 and preview of 1963 They were permitted to file lengthy stories over the next few days giv ing his views in detail and stopping short on source identi fication Some British reporters not in Florida but who were per mitted to read a transcript of his remarks at the State De partment used several direct quotations This quite naturally led to embarassment much heated discussion in the office of press secretary Pierre Salin ger and a somewhat emotional determination within the White House itself never again to have the President put in such a position Salinger for example wrote a prominent editor I am afraid however that the nu merous breaches of this par ticular backgrounder par ticularly by the organizations which were represented means that there will be no more of these With no thought of challeng Ing Salingers influential posi tion and quite aside from pres ent feelings it seems a fair be that Kennedy will continue to use the background system o contact with reporters Possibly the New Year convocation in Palm Beach will be alerted or heavily re stricted but the simple truth is that the President frequent ly feels the need to communi cate with the public here and overseas without stating hi message in precisionary term which would be involved in di rect quotation and outright at tribution For example in the Palm Beach backgrounder he spoke more freely in more detail and in what seemed to be greater frankness than was possible earlier in December when h made a chatty appearance fo an hour on all television and radio networks The P resident liked the re Bulls of his television visit and plans to repeat it But it ma not meet his needs at the end of a year when for example he wants to point out rathe clearly that certain member of congress are major road blocks in the path of legis lative progress For another reason however the background sessions seerr likely to continue although bit more restricted in attend ance or otherwise altered Present at these meetings ar representatives of the pres associations major news maga zincs the nations larger an more influenital newspaper phis the networks Salinger recently has been in tlined to blame virtually anj one but the White House fo difficulties arising from th Dec 31 backgrounder It shoul be noted however that th President and his press secre tary invited the 35 persons wh participated The reporters ha voice in the matter sven is in Peter Bent Brigham ospilal recuperating after whal may be a historic titching back of his leg which nearly cut off near his hip Dr Francis B Moore surgeon i chief at the hospital was hesi ant Saturday to make any predic on about the success of the op ration This man has a long way to o before he is out of the woods ut were all optimistic thats hy we do these things he said The accident occurred Tuesday nd the stitching operation was jegun within minutes of the mis ap On Friday hospital officials aid that Hunt could move his oes and had some feeling in the njured limb Hunt a strapping sixfooter weighing 200 pounds was struck y an automobile as he stood be ind a Brobkline public works de artment rubbish truck On the way to the hospital po ce applied a tourniquet to stop he bleeding Hunt was rushed to n operating room and at one ime 30 persons were involved in to restore his torn leg Dr Thomas B Quigley and Dr Henry Wilde said an 18inch stee od was inserted into the broken imur after the shattered end ad been trimmed off One sur eon reported that everythim vas severed except two muscle ind a nerve the most importan ne the sciatic nerve Arteries veins muscles an lerves were stiched together ari hen the jagged pieces of skin vere closed over the wound Hughes puts self in fire The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 10 MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY JANUARY 19 1963 UOc copy No BRITISH LABOR EXPERT James Callaghan above is a possible compromise candidate to lead Britains labor party in forthcoming elections Cal laghan is the partys fiscal expert He is among those mentioned as leader following the death of Hugh Gaitskell DBS MOINES UPI Harold E Hughes isnt afraid of walking where politician fear to tread The latest examples of thL ilitical pheonomena came in Hughes inaugural speech when le proposed that private schoo pupils be transported on publi school buses and came out fo abolishing the death penalty in Towa Neither subject had been a campaign issue although Hughes had stated he was against capital punishment When qestioned on it Hughes told United Press Inter national that his stand on both items came from personal conviction A number of legislators won dered if Hughes was just stretching his campaign techni que used to defeat favored Re publican Norman A Erbe in the Nov 6 elections Hughes violated a political practice in Iowa when he open ly came out in favor of liquor bythedrink and spoke about it in both wet and dry areas of the state One legislator said Maybe he just wants to create contro versy Hughes said in all probabil ity his administration would be one in which the governor would be putting out his chin and letting someone take a crack at it You know me he said The governor said he decided to include the school bus item after he had received petitions from several sources advocat ing the approach Hughes said he didnt know which religious groups or pri vate schools were advocating the use of the public school buses because the petitions didnt categorise themselves Both Republicans and Demo crats were shocked at the gov ernors open backing of the dual use of the buses Democratic Sen George OMalley DDes Moines said he had no idea that Hughes favored such a plan Sen Clifford Vance RMount Pleasant president pro tern of the Senate said I was sur prised at his favoring the pri vatc use of public school buses and added that he wa generally opposed to it HUGH GAITSKELL Gaitskeel 56 dies of virus attack LONDON UPI Hugh Gait skell the Labor Party Leader who had hoped to become Bri tains next prime minister died Friday night at the age of 56 His death plunged the British Socialist Party into a crisis of leadership just when the partys hopes were highest for a re turn to power Gaitskell died at Middlesex Hospital of a mystery virus which was connected with pleur isy and pericarditis or inflam mation of the sac containing the heart There also were com plications with the heart itself and abdominal and kidney troubles Doctors had used an artificial kidney machine to try to save his life but after five hours the machine was disconnected and a hospital bulletin said his heart showed signs of weakness On the Editorials Page 4 Religious Features 67 Society News 89 Mason City News 1011 Sports 13K The Surveyor 17 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 19 Business News 202J North Iowa 24 RED CREDIT MOSCOW astrono mer Pavel Kholopov has been credited with discovery of 30 new stars in the constellation known as the Messier3 Star Cluster Only the Newspaper Facts in strikes needed PHILADELPHIA tho rough study of the economics o the newspaper business to helj prevent such intolerable news paper strikes as those in York and Cleveland was suggest ed Friday night by Pierre Salin ger White House press ecretarj Salinger told the Philadelphi Printing Week dinner It is intol erable that the nations larges city New York should be withou newspaper service for 42 days I is equally intolerable that the peo pie of Cleveland have had to d without newspapers for 51 days1 To prevent other cities and oth er newspapers from goin through the throes of this agony he recommended that a group o impartial citizens be empowere by newspaper publishers and un ions to make a factual study an report on the economics of the newspaper business Asked if his remarks represen the views of the Kennedy adminis tration Salinger replied I nev er speak on a matter of policj without having my remarks ap proved Shaff plan opponent to offer change DES MOINES UPI The onceapproved Shaff reapportion ment plan had its second chal lenge in the Iowa Senate Satur day as Sen J T Dykhouse R Rock Rapids introduced a plan considerably different from the one he sponsored two years ago Dykehouse who discovered what he called a fatal error in the Shaff plan Tuesday said his measure would have the Sen ate much as it is now with the same 50 seats one from each district based primarily on pop ulation The Dykhouse Plan House would have from 20 to 25 more members than the present 108 but would continue to be based both on area and population Each county would be assured one representative More popu ilous counties would be allotted one additional House member or each population unit of 29 500 or major fraction thereof in excess of the first 29000 popu ation TSHOMBE INSPECTS Pres ident Moise Tshombe left and Katanga Interior Minister Godefroid Munongo inspect dynamite placed in the superstructure of the Lualaba bridge on the Photofax road between Kohvezi and Jadotville Tshombe later left for Elisabethville for peace talks with U N offi cials Think China Abomb near as split widens FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Communist China has two nuclear bombs and will test them within this year the Mai nichl Shimbun reported in Tok yo Saturday This is the latest report airid a fast decline inrelations be tween Communist China and Red Russia The paper quoting Japanese government sources said the disclosure was made by US officials at the third meeting of the joint JapanUS security meeting The paper said the committee reportedly discussed in detail reports on Red Chinas nuclear arms capabilities The paper said the committee discussed a report from the Japanese Defense Agency that Red China has built four nu clear reactors including near Peking and another it Chungking US officials stressed how ever that the two nuclear bombs were experimental and that it would be another 10 years before Red China jyould be able to develop nuclear bombs as practical weapons the paper said Communist China insisted Sat Wind hits Iowa temperature drops By The Associated Press Windwhipped snow swirled over Iowa Saturday in subzero temperatures as nearblizzard conditions covered much of the state TKe mercury skidded below zero in all but extreme southeast Iowa with lows early Saturday ranging from one above at Burlington to 14 below at Sibley Snow which moved into the state Friday night left between two to seven inches on the ground with the heaviest amounts report ed in central Iowa The Weather Bureau said the CUBAN ROCKETS MEXICO CITY Ufi West Germanys former ambassador in Cuba Karl von Spreti ar rived here Friday from Havana saying presumably there still are Soviet rockets on the island ONLY IN THE NEWSPAPER is such attention given to keep ing the reader informed We live in a complicated era when we must be well informed if we are to survive Newspapers pave the way to keeping you in formed SAME Department rirnrei snow would continue Saturday with southern sections of the state expected to receive up to four inches more The snow was shipped by winds of 15 to 30 miles an hour and considerable drifting was report ed across the state The Weather Bureau said the snow would end in central sec tions of Iowa during the afternoon and in the extreme east Saturday night Continued cold weather was pre dicted for Saturday night with lows varying from 5 to 15 degrees below zero The forecast for Sun day called for highs ranging from 3 below in the northeast to 8 above in the southwest Top read ings Friday ranged from 3 below at Sioux City to 20 above at Bur lington The State Highway Police Ra dio reported blowing snow in all but northwest Iowa with high ways generally becoming snow packed except in the northwest Slashing winds snow and plum meling temperatures socked part of the nations miclsection Satur day and nearblizzard conditions prevailed in portions of Kansas and Texas More snow piled up in the Plains states and temperatures continued to stay far below zero COLDER Iowa Snow over most of state Saturday and intensely cold with northerly winds 15 to 30 miles per hour Snow and blowing snow producing near blizzard conditions at time locally south with snow accu mulation that area two to four inches by evening Clearing Saturday night with occasional snow extreme east Saturday evening Not so cold west Sun day Slowly rising tempera ture High Saturday 5 to 10 be low Low Saturday 5 to 15 be low Minnesota Mostly fair and not quite so cold north partly cloudy south Saturday with some light snow in the ex t r e m e southeast Variable cloudinessSaturday night and Sunday Scattered areas light snow likely Highs Saturday zero to 10 below Lows Satur day night zero to 8 below south GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Saturday Maximum Minimum At 8 a m Precipitation Sunrise Sunset 3 9 7 tr orday in a broadcast that a Communist summit conference s essential if ideological differ snces between Peking and Mos cow are to be ironed out The Chinese underscored their position by giving frontpage headlines to the speech made in Berlin by Wu HsiuChuan the Peking regimes delegate to the East German Communist Party Congress Wu caused an uproar of boo ng and catcalls at the congress Friday Red China Friday nfght re jected Soviet Premier Khrush chevs appeal for socalled softline Communism and is sued a declaration of independ ence within the Communist bloc Peking Radio broadcast the text of a speech by the Chinese dele gate to Berlins Communist Party Congress which contained a savage attack on Khrushchev The declaration cited a policy statement from a 1959 Red meeting which allows each Communist country to shape its own policies and guarantees ach genuinely equal rights and independence A report from Berlin indi cates far from closing the Mos cowPeking gap the East Ger man Communist Party Congress appears to be pulling it farther apart Thats the concensus of ob servers in the wake of the storm of abuse hurled at the hinese delegate when he ad dressed his fellow Communists Friday The uproar was so loud that it is doubtful the 2500 delegates heard much of what Wu Shio Chuan had to say in support of the thesis that the Soviet Union is soft on capitalism The speech was virtually ig nored by the Soviet press Moscow newspapers printed a Tass dispatch which said the Chinese delegate expressed ideas which ran counter to the general line of the international Communist movement and re peated attacks on fraternal parties Cheap asphalt on earth to bring rain WASHINGTON asphalt spread over thousands of square miles of the earths surface could bring rain to coastal deserts and perhaps free cities of smog according to a scientist James E Black of the Esso Research and Engineering Co Linden N J suggested the method for improving the weath er in a report to the American Association for the Advance ment of Science The energy which creates the weather comes from the sun but first it is absorbed by the earths surface and then re turned to the atmosphere as heat radiation Dark surfaces are better solar than lightcol ored ones Black said research with black asphalt coatings and coating containing a white re flecting substance such as gyp sum were carried out in Ari zona Black absorbing patches lie said increased the soil temper ature by as much as 19 degrees and white ones reduced it up to 24 degrees Increasing the surface temper ature 19 degrees Black estimat ed would be enough to affect the weather Twin asphalt coatings Black said could be applied cheaply would last a long time and used over tens of hundreds of square miles of the earths sur face they could produce use ful changes in local weather One possible application for black petroleum coatings would be for covering large areas of arid land near the shoreline or a sea or large lale This might augment the iiv tensity of the sea breeze circula tion bringing in moist air from over the water lifting it to its condensation level and causing cloud formation and subsequent rainfall Black suggested the Libyan coast Australia or such South American locations as the Para guana peninsula of Venezuela as areas where such an experi ment might prove effective The dark coatings he said might be used to stir up stag nant air and relieve the smog conditions which plague many parts of the world
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