Mason City Globe Gazette, February 18, 1963

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Income tax tips See story on page 3 HOME EDITION Wont follow JFK blindly One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL Editor and Publisher BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO 1300 WOI Amr MO 1245 m s YiT Strike is blunderbuss weapon XTEVER WITHIN MY MEM ORY SPAN has the strike as an agent for resolving dis putes in industry been as low in public esteem as at this mo ment in history A great many I think a majority share an appraisal of the strike weapon Ive stated many times in the past 30 years in these words The strike is to industrial relations what wars are in the field of international relations The pivotal shortcoming of the and this has never been more impressively demonstrat ed than in the past few weeks that it is a blunderbuss weapon aimed at the temple of the American public Having noted this AP Photofax MEET HIJACKED hijacked Venezuelan freighter Anzoategui stopped dead in the water off Maraca Island owned by Brazil and two mystery boats appeared alongside it the Defense Department m Washington said The ship had been reported headed for Belem or Recife Brazil let me s e me hasten to add that my position scene 1 5 in nn con co i n 1 A zrships on crafts tail PORT OF SPAIN Trinidad UP The hijacked Venezuelan freighter Anzoategui spent the night lying to near Maraca Island off the Brazilian coast as pur suing U S and Venezuelan warships sped toward the is in no sense critical of either unionism or collective bargain ing What Im saying is that some more civilized device than the strike or the lockout must be evolved if free enter prise within the framework of a democracy is to perpetuate it self For a moment lets look at some of the developments on our industrial scene which give pertinence to whatI have stated and what I plan to state in the remainder of this commentary Weve seen a longshoremans strike put a padlock on all ship ping on the Atlantic Seaboard and the Gulf Coast for a month or so The against the public of been appreciably in excess of a bil lion dollars Weve seen a transportation tieup in Philadelphia which paralyzed business and indus try of that community for an extended period newspaper A U S Navy spokesman said what the Communist captors of the vessel were doing off the Brazilian island or why it stopped there remained a mystery Two small boats ivisited the fugitive shipSunday night It is still g ing at anchor there The US Defense Department said a tracking American plane saw the 3127ton fugitive ship stop dead in the water suddenly off the Brazilian island about 7 pm The island lies about 300 miles northwest of the Brazilian port of Belem where the hijackers had indicated they seek refuge The report from the tracking plane gave no hint of the identity of people in the boats that ap peared alongside the freighter Communist gunmen stowed away on the Anzoategui early last week and with the help of one or more members of the crew took over the ship Wednesday after it sailed from Venezuela for New Orleans La and Houston Tex The hijackers reportedly made captain and most of his crew captive President City and Cleveland There have been others and the future is filled with ominous clouds A strike on the vast Southern Pacific Railroad has threat since Jan 1 been April could see a tieup of our jackers mutineers and appealed to friendly nations with forces in the Caribbean to seize the freighter Seizure of the vessel appeared to be part of a Communist at tempt to force Betancourt to can cel a visit with President Kennedy in Washington this week Betan court went ahead with plans and left for Puerto Rico Monday and three principal tire manufacture V Onday 8nd ing plants and a crippling loss fly to Tuesday of telephone service through a strike by communications work ers against the Northwestern Bell Co Possible trouble in May looms in steel railroads the nonoper ation in shipbuilding Bethlehem woodwork and papermaking in the Pacific Northwest June presents the possibility of strikes by both steelworkers and aluminum workers General Electric may be the target of a work stoppage in September Westinghouse in October along with LibbeyOwensFord Glass was when anything which savored of striking against the public service was regarded as out of the question but not so any more Calvin Coolidge could never get him self nominated again for vice Berlin voters trounce Reds BERLIN Berlin ayor Willy Brandts Socialists Sunday night won an overicies whelming victory in elections that shut out the Communists without a single seat in the 134 member City Council Communists never threat and again failed io get the 5 per cent of the vote they needed to gain representation With all the votes counted final official returns gave Brandts party 619 per cent compared to 289 per cent for News Quiz 5 the Christian Democrats Free Society News ijo Democrats 79 per cent and 13 per cent for the Communists Latest Markets 14 It was an increase of nearly 10 Mason City News 1415 per cent for the Socialists over Comics their showing in the last mu nicipal elections in 1958 HickenJooper who heads the Republican Policy Com WASHINGTON AP Sen fusion of Kennedy administration Bourke B Hickeniooper of Iowa foreign policies said Monday Republicans intend to continue to call attention to the failures weakness and conmittee accused the Democrats of glossing over the hemispheric danger presented by the Soviet military bastion in Cuba The Republicans are not going o follow blindly a mistaken and roublesome policy he said in an interview We intend to con inue to call attention to the fail ures weaknesses and confusion of recent policies All you have to do is to look around the world to see something is wrong Almough he did couch it M such the statements of Hicken GOP member of he Foreign Relations Committee were made in answer 0 charges by Chairman J Wil liam Fulbright DArk that Re publicans were endangering free world unity by divisive partisan ship and irresponsible attacks on our nations foreign policy Fulbright directed his criticisms in a weekend statement primarily oward New York Gov Nelson A Rockefeller Sen Barry Goldwa er RAriz and Sen Hugh Scott RPa Rockefeller and Goldwater are possible candidates for the 1964 GOP presidential nomina tion In a major defense of President Kennedys policies Fulbright as sailed Rockefeller for the gover nors assertion that the adminis tration is to blame for the pres ent disarray within the Atlantic alliance Fulbright said Rockefeller and Goldwater were professing sym pathy and support for the disrup tive policies of the French gov ernment under President Charles de Gaulle Fulbright said Scott a former Republican national chairman was even more intemperate in saying that the administration is neutral to its enemies friendly to the neutralists and hostile to its friends Aside from its factual inac curacy Fulbright said this kind of statement carries the sort of ugly insinuation which did so much to poison our political life adecade ago Hickeniooper challenged Ful brights contention that the Dem ocrats in Congress had helped rescue former President Dwight Mayor Willy Brandts Socialists D Eisenhowers international pol The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY 18 IDe a copy No I WRITER DIES NORWALK Conn ces Davis Lockridge 66 who teamed with her husband Rich ard to write theMr and Mrs North mystery stories died Sun day AUSSIES GREET QUEEN CANBERRA Australia UPI Elizabeth and Prince ere a New Zealand On the inside Editorials Page 4 North Iowa News Clear Lake News 18 19 Cuba a big Red base Photofax ACTOR DIES Blue 76 veteran screen actor and circus press agent died at a hospital in Milwaukee Wis He had been under treatment in the hospital after suffer ing a coronary attack Blue appeared in many western movies in the silent era FROM OUR WIKE SERVICES WASHINGTON A top State Department official said Mon day that hundreds of young Lat in Americans are going to Cuba each year as students but also are being taught how to be good guerrillas Assistant Secretary of State Edwin Martin told congression al investigators that an esti mated 1000 and 1500 youths went to Cuba last year for vari ous kinds of study Martin said this is one rea son why Venezuela is now sub ject to so much Communistled violence Martin made the statements in a 58page report to a House inquiry into Communist sub versive activities in Latin Amer ica Martin testified that Latin America faces great dangers from Communist subversion but no country now seems likely to succumb in the foreseeable future Martin saidmost of the stu dent trainees are in their teens or 20s Returning young men from Martin said Venezuela to be the most numerous nation al group among the trainees and we do not consider it sheer coincidence that there have been numerous terrorists acts there He said headway is being made to reduce the influence and capabilities of Cuba and the Communist bloc and in controlling local subversive ac tivities of all kinds in each country of Latin America Cuba have stated that they go Further deterioration of the through simulated offensivePrestiSe and influence of the and defensive guerrilla exer cises are taught how to survive in the jungles are given map and weapons instruction as well as other training every t MJ tiajiiiiig every toreign Affairs subcommittee good guerrilla should have he The group opened a threeweekjsaid Nothing for them to do Children are frustrated ATLANTIC CITY NJ Millions of American children are growing Up in frustration their energies blunted by a society ed if not useless We have made matters worse by moving to town 90 per cent of we have automated our kitchens L U I which has nothing for them to do and heating systems and put an educator warned Monday Prof Willard E Goslin of Nash villes George Peabody College said We are possibly the first people in history wfth little or no economic use for our children un less one considers their extensive exploitation in advertising Goslin told tne American Asso ciation of School Administrators Our technological advances have rendered them children unneed motorson our lawnmowers In his prepared speech Goslin noted that for 300 years an Ameri can youth carried in the wood at age 6 learnedto plow at 12 and became a fullfledged farm hand at 16 Now about the only thing we have for him to do is to go to school a few hours a day for about half the days of the year with ime off for footballand teachers meetings he said Goslin called for a nationwide attack on the problem He sug iested 1 Schools opened 12 to 14 hours a day throughout the yearwith farreaching adaptations of programs 2 Parents should try to find work opportunities for their chil dren instead of shielding them from it 3 Business and labor should accept their share of the respon sibility for furnishing work oppor tunities for youth present regime in Cuba and its eventual replacement by a gov ernment freely chosen bythe Cuban people will contribute materially to reducing the threat but will not eliminate it Mar tin said In a statement launching the hearings Chairman Armistead Selden DAlma said Havana is serving as the staging and jumpingoff point for Red agents of all types In the last analysis Selden said subversive aggression rather than outright military ag gression is the Communists real hope to extend their empire in Latin America Sejden said that in Cuba trained armed Communist igents are the ultimate offen ive1 weapons upon which Soviet Khrushchev relies in woman Although Fidel Castros regime offered the hijackers asylum in Cuba the ship was located Satur day off the northeast coast of South America It appeared to be heading for Brazil where Portu guese rebels who seized the liner Santa Maria in 1961 found asylum Venezuelan destroyers sped along the South American coast trying to intercept the Anzoategui A US plane fired smoke rockets across the ships bow Saturday in an effort to turn it toward Puerto Rico The ship kept heading south Mild trend will remain Mild weather covered Iowa again Monday with afternoon highs expected to range from the president by taking a firm stand against a policemans strike in303 n to in thft cxtromf uniifh Massachusetts 40s Even warmer weather was re winmer was re Our program of national across the state g d fensc including missiles and when highs ranged from 41 other elements of it has been repeatedly shackled by work stoppages Theres a real threat cf that very thing on large scale grees at Mason City to 52 degrees at Sioux City Light snow was predicted for northern Iowa Monday with the ojiiuiuieni jowa wonaay dimensions in the near future snow expected to spread i Thats clearly aMse of sinknortneast Mond m ht ing against national security tjme Tuesday Almost as alarming as the condilions Ive described are the proposed remedies None however is quite as drastic as the course recommended by President Truman in a railroad strike in 1946 His proposal was that Congress give him power to put the strikers into the army if they did not go back to work in 24 hours Except for a P Turn to 2 SAME DATE 44 ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Low ruled unconstitutional WASHINGTON The Supreme Court struck down as punitive a federal law which takes away the citizenship of a nativeborn American if he dodges the draft by going abroad Ruled unconstitu tional was a section of the nationality act of 1940 The issue has been argued five times before the high court Soviet tactics rejected U S rejected Soviet ultimatum tactics and told the 17nation disarmament confer ence it now has doubts whether the Kremlin really wants a nuclear test ban treaty Censoring activities illegal WASHINGTON The Supreme Court ruled un constitutional several book censoring activities prac ticed in Rhode Island The 8 to 1 decision upheld a protest by four publishers of paperback books who challenged the actions of the Rhode Island Commis sion to Encourage Morality in Youth Tension in Laos VIENTIANE between rival fac tions mounted toward the danger point in Laos and officials warned that new fighting might break the countrys uneasy peace Neutralist and proCommu nist Pathet Lao forces faced each other in the stra tegic Plain of Jars where they once fought as allies against the U Sbacked rightwing forces in the civil war Legion lauds legislatures DES MOINES The national commander of the American Legion hailed state legislatures across the country for helping veterans organizations ac complish their goals James Powers Macon Ga told a joint session of the Iowa General Assembly The Legion is nonpolitical in nature but we do not sur render our interest in public affairs Truck and car meet Milan Ruth Landis 38 Clear Lake killed instantly just before noon Monday in a cartruck crash four miles east of here on High way 18 According to Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and Pat r o 1 m a n Charles Bird Mrs Landis lost control of her car and skidded broadside into the path of a semitrailer truck driven by Wesley Cleghorn 33 Carlisle He is hospitalized at St Anns Hospital here with undeter mined injuries The truck overturned in a ditch Dr R F Snyder Swea City Kossuth County medical ex aminer said Mrs Landis died of a broken neck Mrs Landis is survived by her husband and a son Michael 6 Her husband a builder de signed the Blue Horizon Motel at Clear Lake and originated the Venetian Village Development The body was taken to McCul loughs Funeral Home in AJgona pending funeral arrangements RECORDS HOUSEHOLD MILEAGE mons Atlanta Ga an average housewife pauses during her daily chores in Atlanta to check a ped learn how much ground she covers during a normal day in her apartment At day s end the mother of three children had recorded about six and onehalf miles considerably short of the current 50mile fad his plans to destroy the inter American system In the Senate meanwhile three State Department ofiicials were questioned in a closed hearing about what the United States has done to block a United Nationsfinanced farm aid project in Cuba A Senate foreign relations sub committee questioned Assistant Secretary of State Lucius Bat le and two officials who were called as last minute substitutes or Assistant Secretary Harlan Cleveland The investigation opened amid mounting congressional criti cism of the Cuban aid project vhich had its origin two years ago The UN is going ahead vith the plan but without funds contributed directly by the US Two sets of twins they expect quads ABERDEEN Scotland UPI and Mrs Robert Cum mings have two sets of twin girls and if medical science is correct may double their off pring in June An Aberdeen R o y a 1 Infirmary spokesman aid Mrs Cummings 27 ex pects quadruplets A million oone birth statistically A3 ROCKET FAILS CAPE CANAVERAL A Navy attempt to score the third straight success with its powerful new Polaris A3 mis sile failed Monday when the rocket went off course and had o be blown up Critically hurt in Mason City crash Joyce Stevens 19 720 10th is still in critical condition Mercy Hospital with injuries I suffered in a Saturday noon car train accident at the Great West ern crossing on 1st NW Mrs Stevens suffered internal injuries fractured pelvis and fractured back Police said a car she was driv ing east across the east set of MRS MILAN LANDIS The train was a Rock Island freight Rock Island trains use Great Western trackage at the point Police said crossing signals were operating properly when officers arrived at the scene A string of box cars on tracks cast of the southbound train could have obstructed vision somewhat from a point about 30 feet north of the north sidewalk tracks at the crossing was struck line in the side by a southboundj The auto was towed from the train engine pulling 30 cars scone with major damage to Iraln PrPWinnn 4Vin J mi the train was going about 10 to 15 miles an hour the left side The train had pushed it southeastward off the street The weather Norm Iowa Mostly cloudy a little colder through Tues day Occasional light snow likely Lows Monday night 20 to 26 Highs Tuesdav 25 to 36 Iowa Partly cloudy south mostly cloudy north through Tuesday with scattered light snow likely northeast and ex treme north central Colder northwest and north Monday night lows near 20 north to near 30 south Colder Tues day highs 20s northeast to near 40 southwest Further outlook Partly cloudy warmer Wednesday Minnesota Cloudy light snow a little colder Highs 15 to 25 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 41 Minimum 33 Sunrise 707 Sunset 548 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 33 Minimum 17 ;

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