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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 29, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                                Common Market bid fails story on page HOME EDITION Pilot dies at wheel but trio brings down plane CHEYENNE Wyo pilot of tmall plane died at the controls Monday hut one of three passenger none a pi lot guided the plane to a safe landing All I did was steer the thing and follow instructions said Letter Peterson 38 assistant project manager for the Amer ican Bridge Co a real beautiful job said Lou Domenico a flight instructor who directed the landing from the Cheyenne control tower He kept his head Pilot Edgar R Van Keuren 56 Rapid City S D slumped over the wheel as the single engine plane started to land at a missile construction site 45 miles northeast of here It looked like he was fall A name for JFKs s t new baby A domestic Peace Corps By W B RAGSDALE JR WASHINGTON few top story rooms in an old house on Jackson Square just a stones throw from the White House are the nursery for the newest baby on the New Frontier The baby doesnt even have a name yet Some call it the Do mestic Peace Corps In his budg et message President Kennedy called it the National Service Corps It wont be the National Serv ice Corps assured one of the youthful planners We want something catchier than that You might call us Bobby Ken nedys baby for now he added The attorney general talked so much about the project that the President made him chairman of the study committee At present the group has no of ficial status but the hope is clear To have 200 to 500 corps men at work by midsummer on such tasks as community develop ment in an Indian reservation aides in mental hospitals follow ing migrant workers and helping them adjust to living conditions helping Cuban refugees who speak little or no English adjust to their new lives teaching il literates to read and write and on renewal projects in both ur ban and rural areas Many of the study group are on loan from the Peace Corps bring ing along the lessons of its two years of operation An executive order is expected soon to give the program official status followed by legislation to make it permanent Rough plans for the domestic peace corps or whatever you call it were drafted by an ll member committee headed by Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy and including five other Cabinet members and Peace Corps Di rector Sargent Shriver They proposed an eventual max imum of about 5000 corpsmen within five years Corpsmen would serve for one year com pared to two for the Peace Corps receiving only a living allowance and modest terminal pay They would have the option of volun teering for a second year For a start the peace corps has staked out pilot proj ects in South Dakota New York City Massachusetts Kentucky and California In New York City the Board of Education has asked for 100 corpsmen for project activities ranging from story hours led by motherly women to judo classes for restless boys led by husky young men South Dakota has called for corpsmen to work with 10000 Oglala Sioux Indians on the Pine Ridge help devel op new housing better farming methods and a better community life The State Department of Men tal Health in Massachusetts wants volunteers to help with therapy and rehabilitation Kentucky a state with large pockets of economic distress wants corpsmen as guidance counselor and aides in public schools where dropouts are a problem in recreation centers and in such specialized fields as health public administration and ing asleep said Peterson who was sitting in the copilots seat So I shook him and he keeled over Thats when we found out we were in trouble Pull up Pull up Peterson hollered He instinctively took over the controls He grabbed the wheel and pulled it straight back We had enough air speed so that we went right back up Peterson said We later estimated we missed the ground by about two feet It was very very close Peterson climbed to 7000 feet while his companions en gineers Lester Laun and John Pawlack experimented with the radio and throttle The plane touched down at 132 miles an hour about 22 miles an hour faster than nor city planning In California a pilot project calls for work with the thousands of migrant workers who trek over the state They would work in the three major cropgrowing coun ties to help the migrants fit into the community SHARK VICTIM SYDNEY Australia wans aiiu i cia Hathaway 33 Sydney stage and grants to help public and and television star was killed Monday by a shark while swim ming with her fiance PIONEER Doyle demonstrates in Los Angeles the electronic ear which has been surgically implanted in the skull of a 46yearold mother Today Mrs X who had been deaf from birth can hear Doyle holds a small transmitter which resembles the earpiece of a telephone head set and which is used to transmit signals to the electronic ear The ear is shown here mounted in a plastic skull in the same manner it is im planted in the skull of Mrs X plan mal It bounced hard spread ing the landing gear Another bounce Mew a tire The pro peller dug into the ground and spun the plane around but it did not overturn Domenico who talked Pe terson down by radio said We had him circle the field and drop down to landing alti tude I told him such things as where to begin his descent and how to do it I did not have to correct him much after he started down He did a real good job He was a good soundthinking man All three passengers live in Cheyenne Peterson formerly lived in Union City NJ Laun is from Elkhart Lake Wis and Pawlack is from Fairoaks Pa survives tests The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY JANUARY 29 10c a copy No 302 Traffic point system discontinued in Iowa DBS MOINES AP State Safety Commissioner Carl Pesch announced Tuesday discontinu ance of the traffic point system After several months of work ing study which indicates that the present system must be amended considerably to accom modate changing concepts I have ordered this department to dis continue use of the point system For education What JFK wants WASHINGTON of President Kennedys 1963 education program Public Grade and High fouryear bilr lion grant program for classrooms and teacher pay raises Fouryear extension of present million yearly areas aid plan Continuation of grants and loans for science mathematics and language teaching equipment Public and Private Fouryear threeyear billion low interest loan program for classrooms and other academic buildings Public Junior threeyear million grant program for construction of campus buildings and facilities Public and Private College Libraries Technician Schools ScienceEngineering Buildings and Graduate Centers New threeyear million grant program for buildings books and equipment Expanded National Science Foundation grants for teaching and research College Student per cent increase in million yearly national defense education act student loan fund in crease graduate fellowships from 1500 to 10000 a year new threeyear million grant program for college work study plans new threeyear federal insurance program for up to million in student loans by colleges and banks National Science Foundation fellowships increased from 2800 to 8700 a year Improvement of Teaching and enlarge ment of national defense education act teacher training pro grams guidance and counseling services Other or increased programs for voca tional education teaching of the handicapped adult basic education public library construction and general university extension courses A 24point schools plan Iowa Cloudy and graduallybe coming colder through Wed nesday with occasional light snow over most of state Lows Tuesday night 510 below northeast 510 above south east Highs Wednesday 515 Further outlook Mostly cloudy light snow east little temperature change Thursday Minnesota Clearing colder Highs Wednesday zero to 12 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 a m Tuesday Maximum 15 Minimum 6 Sunrise Sunset SAME DATE WASHINGTON Kennedy sent to Congress Tuesday a 24point program of federal aid to education and asked for billion to get it started As before his proposals made no provision for direct aid to pri vate or parochial schools Included in the omnibus meas ure are 13 new programs and 11 existing programs to be extended and expanded They include a complex system of grants for public elementary and secondary education work projects for college students ex panded student loans and loans pri vate colleges alike to meet the surge of new enrollments The President placed no price tag on his total package which he said would phase out federal aid over a fouryear period But he told Congress It is clearly realistic in terms of its it is clearly essential to the growth and security of this An administration spokesman a high priority program designed to pinpoint the most crucial needs and problems in American education and at the same time to avoid controversy wherever rpossible For the past two years Ken nedys education proposals have foundered in a controversy over aid for church schools Kennedy says he believed such aid would be unconstitutional breeching the barrier between church and state The Roman Catholic hierarchy has contended this is not true and has opposed any federal program which doesnt include aid for pri vate and parochial schools A notable omission in the sweeping program of recommen dations was any request for col lege scholarships Kennedy did however ask for a national study to determine why students do not attend or finish college The administration spokesman said that if the study indicates a need for scholarships a request for them could be made next year or later Although his new program contains no provision for direct aid there is one suggested change in the college student loan pro gram which might make it easier for church and private schools to secure teachers immediately he said in a state ment This action is taken because I have become independently con vinced that the point system as it now existshas outworn its use as a safety measure It has be come instead a source of con fusion to the public and an ad ministrative burden to this de partment This has happened I believe Because the point system never ftas been spelled out in Iowa law It began in 1958 as an admihis act by one of my prede cessors Russell It has continued as an administrative function ever since kind of seatofthepants operation As a result Pesch said the point system has undergone three major changes since it began New wave of frigid air Just when it looked as if the extreme cold weather was loosen ing its grip on Iowa a new cold front was pushing toward the state Tuesday Occasional light snow is expect ed to accompany the colder air Temperatures kept above zero over most of the state Monday night Lows ranged from 6 below at Mason City to 8 above at La moni Southerly winds pushed the mercury to a state high of 25 at Council Bluffs Monday Dubuque was the coldest spot with a high of 11 degrees The mercury will drop to 510 below in the northwest Tuesday night and 510 above in the south east Animals lost in fire on farm near Alta Vista ALTA brood sows with pigs and about 100 other pigs were lost in a barn fire at the George Borman farm 4Vi miles southeast of Alls Vista Tuesday morning The 40 by 80 fool barn and most of its contents were de stroyed A quantity of straw hay and beans were stored in the barn The Alia Vista Fire Depart ment was assisted by firemen from North Washington and New Hampton They saved the other buildings on the farm No estimate has been made of the damage and the cause of the fire is still undetermined The loss is partially covered by insurance Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 6 Society News J9 Sports 1112 North Iowa News 13 Latest Markets 14 Mason City News 141518 Comics 14 Farm Features 17 FLEE EGERMANY BERLIN East Ger man teenagers and a 52year old woman climbed the Berlin wall Monday night and reached safety in West Berlin police re ported Two more refugees crossed the border between East Germany and the West Berlin suburb of Zehlendorf On the inside The point system was never what it appeared to be to many people Pesch said point ystem dramatized this depart ments authority to suspend driv ers licenses but added nothing to hat authority Discontinuing the point system will take nothing away from that authority We will continue as in the past and as clearly authorized by Iowa law to suspend licenses of drivers who accumulate records of violations1 or chargeable acci dents We will continue to send warning notices to these drivers when they are approaching sus pension action The only differ ence is that we will not assign points Drivers now under suspension will continue under suspension to thecompletion of the suspension periodPesch said He said the licenses were suspended because the drivers had poor records not because they had points Actually Pesch said I believe a point system clearly defined by Iowa law with point violations and point values spelled out would be a permanently effective safety tool Gov Harold Hughes said he had not been consulted by Pesch about the advisability of eliminating the point system If hes done it hes done it He is the safety commissioner and will be safety commissioner for some time Hughes said Peschs term ends next June 30 Under the point system when a motorist accumulated 10 poinL For motor vehicle law violations his license was suspended Vari ous violations were assessed a certain number of points N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Mother 10 tots perish STE ADELAIDE DE PABOS mother and 10 of her 12 children ranging in age from two months to 13 years died when fire destroyed their one story frame house The only survivors of the Gaspe Peninsula tragedy were the father Fernand Dupuis 39 and two sons Hoffa demands inquiry XT president James R Holla asked Congress to investigate his charge that the Justice Department used pressure tactics to dis courage insurance companies from bonding Team sters officials New phone rate proposed Bell Telephone companies have proposed new interstate telephone rates that would permit long distance calls anywhere in the continental United States for or less between the hours of 9 pm and am The after nine re ductions would he accompanied however by in creases of 5 to 10 cents on persontoperson calls up to 800 miles Rejects idea of publicizing hanging DES Harold E Hughes rejected a suggestion that an execution be broadcast on tele vision to stir up support for abolishing Iowas death penalty I think its in poor taste Hughes said and it sounds repulsive to me Juke box kings body found KENOSHA Wis The limecoated body of missing juke box distributor Anthony J Tony Biernat his hands bound and a wire around his neck was found in a vacant house on the abandoned Bong Air Force Base ROBERT FROST Frost 88 famed as poet dies BOSTON Frost dean of American poets died ear iy Tuesday at the age of 88 He was pronounced dead Peter Bent Brignam Hospital a am after two operations a leart attack and three separat Dlood clots Dec 3 in his lungs since The fourtime Pulitzer Prize winner had been making wha doctors called a remarkable re covery until his general condition yegan deteriorating in the past hours His attending physician Dr Roger B Hickier said Frost died shortly after complaining of se vere chest pains and a shortnes of breath Cause of death was listed a probably a pulmonary embo lism blood clot in the lungs Dr Hickier said that a lours before the fatal attacl Frost was talkative and comfort able Frost entered the hospital Dec 3 and underwent an operatic seven days later for removal o a urinary obstruction Subsequently he had a heart at ack and blood clots settled in hi lungs In an attempt to ease th blood clots doctors operated o aoth legs to tie the veins earlie his month Senate margin is 2 to First debate of session t DBS MOINES UP The lhaff plan for legislative i o n m e n t stood trong through several est votes Tuesday and ap peared headed for final ap proval in the Iowa Senate The Senate defeated by 3317 proposed amendment that would have delayed the plan for at least two years Then it quickly rejected two alternate proposed by Sen lichard Turner RCouncil Bluffs on a 3614 vote and an other offered by Sen Eugene Hill DNewton by a 3317 mar in The first ballot was the big one Had the amendment been approved it would have ihanged the word proposed to read adopted This legal maneuver would have resulted m an indefinite sidetracking he measure which must be ajh oroved in the same form by two consecutive legislatures The vote came after the Senate resolved itself as a committee of the whole and questioned Atty Gen Evan Hultman on the point formore than half an hour The amendment was filed by four opponents of the Shaff plan with Sen J T Dykhouse RRock Rapids as chief sponsor Dyk house said that without the amendment the legislature would waste the cost of a special elec tion on a reapportioriment plan which might be thrown out by the courts Sen David 0 Shaff RClinton sponsor of the plan said the amendment illustrated that oppon ents would try to beat the meas ure on a technical point if they could not defeat it on its merits He asked that the amendment be defeated Voting for the amendment were 10 of the Senates 12 Democrats They were joined by five Republi cans In our best judgment pro posed is the proper word Hult man told the Senate But he said other words could be used to ex press legislative intent After defeating the amendment the Senate defeated another pro posed amendment which would delete a requirement that mem bers of the House of Representa tives be elected from each coun ty as they now exist The change would permit election of House members from counties in what ever form they might be if county lines are changed in the future Sen Richard Turner RCooncil Bluffs one of the four senators Fame came late to the onetim backing the Dykhouse amend ment urged its mill worker New Hampshir armer and teacher He lived in comparative obscurity until he was nearly 40 Two years the age of was invited by President Kennedy to read a poem at his nauguration With a January wind tousling his thatch of white hair and a strong sun blinding him Frost dis carded the script he could not read and recited from memory a poem he had written 20 years earlier The Gift Outright Earlier President Dwight D had appointed Frost consultant in poetry to the Libra ry of Congress On his 88th birthday last March 26 President Kennedy presented Frost a medal voted by Congress Fellow poet Carl Sandburg praised Frost as not merely a great poet but also a beloved per son and said his work will be around for a long time MAY LEAVE POST WASHINGTON W Deputy Secretary of Defense Roswcll L Gilpatric 58 the Pentagons No 2 man may resign this summer to resume Ms New York law practice informed sources in dicate passage a 1 though he said its adop t i o n would delay re apportionme n t by at least two years He said if the plan is passed un changed t h e courts might later throw it SHAFF out and thus cause a reapportionment delay of at least four years Turner contended that the leg islature proposes the amendment and the people vote on whether or not to adopt it not whether to propose it Shaff said on the Senate floor that unless reapportionment is ac complished this session this leg islature will be yielding in effect to the federal courts its opportuni ty to do the job ASUB INVITED WASHINGTON IT A State Department spokesman said Monday the United States has informed Japan that we would welcome an invitation for nu clearpropelled to visit Japanese ports   

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