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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 21, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             Implied consent OKd See story on page 2 HOME EDITION Yank climbers eye 3 peaks KATMANDU Nepal Twenty Americans each car rying a 60pound pack began a 210mile trek Thursday over rugged trails on the first leg of the most ambitious mountain Venezuela oil and i violence Target of communism By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Every time President Romulo Betancourt of Venezuela survives another crisis it is fashionable to say that the air has been cleared One cynic remarked recently If the air is cleared much more we will all suffocate on tear gas Crisis is endemic in Vene zuela Betancourt has come through attempted assassina tion sabotage and virtually every other tactic of violence During his first year and a half of office after the free and ap parently honest elections of December 1958 the principal threats were rightwing pilots particularly among the military Now the conservations appear to have become reconciled to if not enamored of their non Communist leftist president But with the rise of Castro in Cuba the emphasis has shifted Venezuela is clearly a prinicpal target of Communism and Castroism in the Western Hemi sphere Only last month one of Havanas oldline Communists Bias Roca told a visiting Vene zuelan delegation that after the overthrow of Betancourt We will then cease to be the solitary nation in the Caribbean to stand facing the Yankee imperialists and we will have a nation united with us on the continent of South America The recent demonstrations of Venezuelans appear to be aimed at causing President Betancourt to cancel hisscheduled visit to Washington This is ostensibly to repay the visit to Caracas by President and Mrs Kennedy in December 1961 But it is in spired by more than internation al sociability In a sense President Betan courts presence in Washington meant as much to the secretary of the interior as it does to the secretary of state The question is import controls on residual oil of which Venezuela is a principal exporter Sen Rus sell B Long DLa in a virtual ly unreported speech in the clos ing days of the last Congress disclosed how oil amendments eering expedition in triple assault on Mt Everest and its sister peaks of Lhotse and Nuptse The Americans were accom panied by 32 Sherpa guides and 980 highaltitude porters with 60pound loads strapped to their backs Expedition leader Norman Dyhrenfurth 44 Santa Monica Calif said an attempt will be made to scale t h e 29028foot Everest first If the assault on the worlds highest mountain is successful he said we will try the other sister peaks Everest was conquered for the first time in 1953 by New Zealands Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay A Swiss expedition reached the top in 1956 The 27890foot Lhotse 4th highest peak and the 25850 foot Nuptse 18th have been conquered only once each FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON MIG jet fighter planes from Cuba made firing passes over a small Amer ican shrimp boat in the Florida straits before US jet fighters chased them off the Pentagon said Thursday President Kennedy shortly af phur Queen found in the Gulf of Mex ft is believed to be tanker with 39 men aboard that has been missing without a trace since r eb 2 bi n f 5 WASHINGTON Kennedy put his battered plans for health care of the elderly into new wrappings of a 10 billion fiveyear plan aimed to better life income and housing for senior Americans But it was bound to be old hat to Congress Besides the expected and once On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News 89 CubGazette 15 Clear Lake News 21 Sports 2324 Latest Markets Mason City News3637 Comics3g CUPID IN REVERSE LOS ANGELES Trade Expansion Act of 1962 Long said that talks with Ken nedy and other administration officials had assured him that the oil import quota program would be continued and tightened Domestic producers would be assured of their proportionate share of the in1 creased market President Kennedy in Decem her announced changes in the formula for crude oil imports that Venezuelans say will cost their country about 50000 to 60 000 barrels a day in exports to the United States Secretary of the Interior Udalf permitted residual oil imports to rise by 17800 barrels a day retroactive to last April 1 President Betancourt is urging Kennedy further to remove resi dual oil restrictions as compen sation for the loss in crude ex ports Venezuela which pro duces a particularly heavv crude oil ships virtually all the residual oil used here On the domestic scene the battle is between coalproducing states Virginia West Vir ginia Pennsylvania Tennessee and Kentucky and East Coast fuelconsuming states Massachusetts is one of the most vocal of the latter and Kennedy as a senator wrote a letter fully supporting the re moval of petroleum import quotas This of course is not binding on the man who is now President of the United States Wednesday after he testified his wife Gaynell 25 tried to shoot him twice with a bow and arrow She claimed she meant to scare him defeated proposals for hospital in surance for the aged through So cial Security the President asked again for tax benefits for the el derly part of his tax message last month The hospital insurance plan is expected to cost billion for the first four years the tax bene fits billion for the first five years Thus in this special message on problems of the first ever by an American presi two biggest money items and all but a fraction of the total money package are quite familiar But in addition the President called for More money for low interest loans to build rental housing for elderly persons of moderate in come New emphasis on building group residences for the elderly where central dining and housekeeping services are available some nurs ing care can be provided but pri vacy is preserved 11 14 5f52 aging More jobs for those past retire ment age who want to cluding a directive to federal agencies to evaluate applicants and employes on the basis of ability not age In all the President recom mended 36 ways to better the lot of senior citizens But the heart of the program was hospital in surance Concurrent with the Presidents message a new ad ministration bill was to be intro duced in Congress It was basically the same as a bill stymied by Congress last year And it did nothing to bend to previous objections of the Chattanooga Tenn girl American Medical Association to T0te the Internal Revenue Serv any plan financed solely by Socialice nere offering her life savings nf 3Q i ews in a nutshell PftOM OUR SERVICES 1 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbor MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21 W3 lOc a copy Hs 11 2 Cuban jets in fir passes at U S ves terward ordered US armed forces to take all necessary action to prevent a repetition The State Department fired off a strong diplomatic protest to the Cuban government and de manded a full explanation The Defense Department said the shrimper which had been drifting for three days with enjsider the impHcatW gme trouble was not hit and cident Speaker its two crewmen werenot inmack said the illTpr I j Y iS J acl of aggression Immediate congressional The nn tion of the latest Cuban was fired on C f Vl Q t i i rfn n 4 f T was that of indignation The Sen ate Foreign Relations committee called a special meeting to con North Iowa Clear and cold with diminishing winds Thursday night lows 712 below Partly cloudy and not so cold Friday with chance of snow flurries highs 1015 Iowa Clearing and cold with diminishing winds Thursday night lows zero to 10 below Friday partly cloudy and noti so cold with scattered light snow likely highs 10 northeast to near 20 southwest Further cloudy and not so cold Saturday Minnesota Partly cloudy not so cold Highs Friday around 10 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 aim Thursday To easterners Iowa land ocorn DBS M01NES A research firm reported Thursday that east ern businessmen think of Iowa on ly as the state where the tall corn grows and are unaware of the states industrial potential The report was prepared by Frank Magid Associates of Cedar Rapids for the Iowa Development ommission The Magid firm said it inter vieved executives of more than 100 companies in aie Boston and New York areas and 88 per cent of those polled mentioned corn agriculture or farm state as the dominant impression they have of Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Girl 8 offers to settle tax claim NASHVILLE Tenn any bias for or against Iowa that might exist The report said Iowa ranked fourth in the group of six states when industrialists were asked to name some wellknown companies with headquarters in each sec ond in terms of climate and fav orable tax structure third in ef ficiency of state government and innrth in standard of living good transportation and recreational fa cilities cultural outlets availabil ity of labor educational facilities and aggressiveness in business as the MIGs wore oward Cuba A Iowa Magid declared that the image after being notified she Nor is there room in the new income taxes for 1980 bill for private or voluntary health m 8 VGrs old and I am nu insurance plans to get into theimarricd and dont work the girl picture except as additional The Magid report contained these recommendations Refrainfrom sending stereo of Iowa as a farm state imtype farm state representative phcitly infers that Iowa is undrto solicit industry from the East populated and thus hardly the industry present state to which they would want to go if a relatively large num ber of employes would be needed to operate a plant Commenting on the report C C Worlan commission chairman This study can provide us with some guides to use in telling the Iowa manufacturing story We ob viously need to do at least as good a job in that field as has been done by our agricultural indus try Magid said five other midwest ern states Wisconsin Minnesota Kansas Nebraska and Missouri y established here of a nonagrari an type Amaha Refrigeration Collins Radio LinkBelt Speeder etc from depicting farm scenes in advertising both graph ically or verbally Portray better industry as the aforemen tioned Inasmuch as rural life is he dominant image play up ur Dan particu ar attention to modern buildings akin to the pre vious suggestion emphasize large construction projects throughout he ststc KXACO IUL uuivu UJ1V1 1T11OOVIU1 1 I am 8 years old and I am not were included in the survey to one or more large larried and dnnf 0i minimize what he desrrihpd as ritv in tho ance This had been suggested to some degree by liberal Republi cans who offered their own Social Securityfinanced health bill Tues day Last years administration bill almost a twin to this in the hands of the House Ways and Means Committee An at SAME Pirates granted asylum SANTANA Brazil Nine Communist pirates who hijacked the Venezuelan freighter Anzoategui were transferred to a Brazilian warship enroute to political asylum under close guard to protect them from possible assassination Wonts deadline for Aban GENEVA Sen Hubert Humphrey DMinn said an April deadline should be set for an agreement on a nuclear test ban treaty with the Soviet Union The Senate majority whip here as an observer at the 17nation disarmament conference said if there is no progress by April it will be whistling in the dark to assume the Soviets are serious about an agree ment Betancourt at UN NEW YORK Venezuelan President Romulo Betancourt arrived from Washington for a meeting with United Nations Secretary General U Thant Strikes situation unchanged WASHINGTON The nations long against New York 76 days and Cleveland 84 days newspapers and the Florida east coast railway 30 days continue with no letup in sight Federal mediators tried to head off a strike against Southern Pacific Railway British budget criticized LONDON Britains record peacetime defense budget of billion stirred widespread bank ruptcy criticism despite reports of a new secret nu clear weapon Attacks came mainly from the opposi tion Labor Party and the British press I tempt to move it through the Seni ate as an amendment to a welfare bill was defeated 52 to 48 The basic change this year is an option iii benefits for insured persons The prime benefits still provide for up to 90 days of paid hospital care after the insured pa tient has paid the first to But the new bill allows two op tions providing the insured elder ly person chooses the option im mediately before his 65th birth She gave her bank account num ber and added This is the only money I haveexcept a nickel for the ice cream man The Internal Revenue Service said a form notice was sent the child by mistake and that the er ror is being corrected by letter The agency said rules prohibit re j leasing the 8yearolds name Nine Negroes die in Arkansas fire LUXORA Ark persons six of them small chil dren burned to death Thursday when fire destroyed a frame farm dwelling three miles west of Luxora Sheriffs deputy Cliff Cannon said 10 Negroes were in the house when it caught fire city in the Iowa time Wednesday The department i 1IG fighters asses at the s aA Pentagon PS1CS ngs as they were aflr ut across the Giaits ki n the unidentified tijrctr urned out to bo the M Giil1 he MIGs had ii iy the approaching The department lent occurred in ers 60 nautical he Cuban YtJ West The MIG fighior area of the shrimp contacted by US patched by the ommand m Frigid winds help pound mercury down the scale Numbing cold settled over lowai Dubuques 13 below surpassed again Thursday plunging temperits 9 below in 1913 and Cedar aturcs to record lows for the date Rapids 10 topped the 8 in escort Jackson at some places Strong northerly 1936 reported Sy ne Pentagon erid There was no srigcnemn ween the MIGs andtita erceptors who he firings A spokesman contacted meant acted rather than ttoy or physical He said four MIGs vro in area but that apparetfly only were involved in the vsekt V es c The shrimp boaL was onf Fort Myers Fla awl the Seafood Packing Co men were identified rv Jackson and Benjanrii ton When rescued by nisi winds made it seem even colder Waukon reported 19 below zero Charles City had Mason City Dubuque Fort Dodge Waterloo and Spencer and Cedar Rapids La moni was the wannest spot with an overnight low of 1 below The Weather Bureau said these cities recorded record lows for a Skies will become partly cloudy Friday as a slight warming trend sets in Highs will be from around 10 in the northeast to the 20s in the southwest The warming trend should continue on Saturday The Highway Commission said Thursday that highways north of a line through Lake Mills Clear about three days said Sen Kenneth Kaiiirtu denounced the firbff if A t mediately before his 65th house when it caught fire Feb 21 Davenport previous Lake Hampton New Hampton day Once made the choice canOny one escaped The house low in 1894 Burlington Waukon were 25 to 75 oer not be changed was for Negro laborers on thewith a 4 in 1918 Otlumwa 6 cent icv Salted rnnrk in not be changed The insured may choose to get 180 days of paid care after first paying 2i days himself Or he may choose to get 45 days of paid care without paying for any part of it If he makes neither choice he gets the basic 90day provision of the bill As in the earlier bill the cost of the medical care would be borne largely by a boost in Social Security taxes It would mean a maximum of a year for each employe and a like sum for his employer It amounts to one fourth of I per cent for the first of the employes income There are now the President said 375 million Americans aged 65 or that number will swell to 25 million by 1980 The tax proposals spelled out by the President in an earlier message include such benefits for the elderly as A taxcredit for everyone over age 65 Unlimited deductions for medi cal and drug expenses The generally lower tax rates which would apply to all taxpay ers if the tax program is adopted m farm r Gillcspie lheWith a in 1918 Ottumwa with a 1 above in 1947 7 and Waukon were 25 to 75 nor icy Salted roads in the area were normal Keating one of critics of policy said the astisiVi away with rocket fiye tlCsi distinction between oifo j weapons in Cuba He said in a slatejneiu i v e X them The merchants are offering the usual CheiJuy Piereward from birthday bargains to shoppers on the horPi M u argns o sopprs on photographer Elwin Musser Their elders will get The boys left to right are Bruce hev birthday Friday if Grouette Dennis tney attend the Sellabration in Mason City stores   

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