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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 19, 1963, Mason City, Iowa Tax relief bill dislodged See story on page 2 Map guideline for Americas The right to spank An issue in some schools By RICHARD SPONG Editorial Rtsearch Bureau WASHINGTON You can touch me Lay a hand on me and youll lose your job This is the kind of pupil at titude from which teachers ii the District of Columbia schoo system seek relief The proposa to end a longstanding ban on corporal punishment in Wash ingtons public schools is one of a series made by District Schoo Superintendent Carl F Hansen as the indirect result of a riot after a high school footbal game last Thanksgiving Day Dr Haruen has tried to make it quite clear what he is ad vocating He does not wide use of whipping but he wants the prohibition lifted this sword of Damocles The BC Education A s s o c i ation 3800 of 4 500 teachers endorsed the superintendents recommenda tion and stated Teachers are not desirous of employing cor porar punishment but they do desire to be relieved of the ef fect of the rule against it The present ban dates back to March 20 1918 when the board of education wrote a flat rule prohibiting corporal punish ment and rescinded a rule which enjoined on teachers the avoidance of corporal punish ment as far as may be with a due regard to obedience on the part of the pupils Corporal punishment is cur rently an issue in Maryland Two teachers at a church school in Hagerstown were convicted and fined each and ordered to pay medical expenses for an assault on a student This re sulted in 20 days in a In another Hagerstown case a day earlier a magistrate had acquitted a high school teacher of assault charges arising from punishment The right of the teacher to maintain discipline in the classroom is the same as the right of a parent to main tain discipline in the home the magistrate ruled But he then asked the state attorney general to determine whether the courts should enforce a hoard of education regulation Under no c i r c u m stances shall a teacher inflict cor poral punishment on a pupil the rule reads Cases which seem to require corporal punish ment shall be referred to the principal who may administer it as a last resort Only state New Jersey flatly forbids corporal punish ment in public schools Four states Virginia Vermont Florida and Montana spe cifically allow it In Florida the teacher or principal in charge must be consulted first Penn sylvania Oklahoma and West Virginia reaffirm the common law principle of placing the teacher in loco parentis in the position of parents in respect to school discipline without mentioning corporal punish ment A study made for the National Education Association in 1959 showed that only 60 cases of assault and battery had been brought against American teach ers in the preceding 125 years Many teachers of course spare the rod to avoid court action administrative discipline or just plain unpleasantness The problem of discipline in Washington schools is partly the result of racial tensions per cent of the school population is Negro These tensions are in evitably going to make dis cipline trouble in many other cities in the East and Middle West where population migra tions are upsetting long ac cepted school population balances SAN JOSE Costa Rica ident Kennedy set out Tuesday to translate a personal triumph into meaningful policy guidelines acceptable to the United States and the leaders of six Latin American nations Kennedy who received a wildly enthusiastic welcome Monday from nearly 200000 Costa Ricans conducted morning and afternoon meetings with the presidents of Panama and the five Central American republics Their aim was to draft by nightfall a declaration of San Jose which Kennedy said he hoepd would help improve the life of our peoples and in crease our capacity to prevent the infiltration of Cuban agents money and propaganda into the nations of the Western Hemis phere The US president told his col leagues at the opening conference session We will build a wall around a wail of mor tar or brick or barbed wire but a wall of dedicated men deter mined to protect their own free dom and sovereignty The Soviet news agency Tass commenting on these words said they conceal a desire to form a ommon front of the reactionary forces of the states which are de pendent on the United States for fresh aggression against Cuba Kennedy charged that the So viet Union through its Cuban pup pets absorbed the Cuban nation into its despotic it now seeks to extend its rule to the shores of continental Ameri Raid hit Soviet SUSAN LOWE Style show to precede cook school The Modern Living Festival and Susan Lowe Cooking School will be at pm Thursday and pm Fri day at Roosevelt Fieldhouse Doors will open at pm Thursday and pm Fri day A halfhour spring style show will preceded the cook ing demonstration at each ses sion Miss Susan Lowe home economist and lecturer will conduct the cooking demon stration Admission is free The GlobeGazette and local and national firms are sponsoring the festival displays and sampling Food baskets and many other valuable prizes will be given away at each session TB IN ZOO COLUMBUS Ohio UP Baron 350pound father of the first gorilla born in captivity and two other primates at the Columbus zoo have tuberculo sis tests showed Tuesday ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE S6RVICES Disabled plane lands HILO Navy Constellation carrying 84 persons including 9 children flew for nearly six hours over the Pacific with two of its four engines disabled before landing safely with only 13 minutes of fuel remaining It touched down after turning back just short of the point of no return between Honolulu and San Francisco FDR Jr endorsed Cuban exiles attack Havana tells of wounded MIAMI Fla exile commandos shelled a Soviet military camp and a Soviet ship in a hitand run raid on a northern Cuban port city antiCas tro groups report Some Russians were killed they said and the raiders es caped Havana radio reported Monday night that some wounded sailors had been taken to a hospital but the broadcast did not mention any raid The State Department said it had no information on the raid and it and the Pentagon made no comment Spokesmen for two Cuban exile groups Alpha 66 and the Second National Front of Escambray said members of their organiza tions staged the attacks Sunday night Alpha 66 and the Second Front joined forces last fall and have carried out raids on Cuba before The attack was described this way The raiders divided into two camps just offshore from Sagua la Grande in Las Villas Province One group went ashore to a smal town called Isabela de Sagua and shelled the Soviet military camp The others stayed in the boat and lofted 20mm cannon shells into the ship One of the artillery shells the stack carrying the hammer and sickle the report said In New York Antonio Vaciana head of Alpha 66 said the raider already have returned to a secret base in the Caribbean and that he expected a full report via short wave radio to Alpha 66 in Miami Details of the raid will be dis closed at a news conference in Washington he said The initial report of the the first one made in severa in a Miami radio broadcast by The Voice of the People This is the refugee pro gram that first reported the pres ence of Soviet troops in Cuba Alpha 66 an action group which does not deal in the fractured pol tics of most exile groups in Miami claimed credit for shoot ing the British ship Newfane and wo Cuban vessels in a raid Sept 10 p in Cub The newspaper that mokes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MARCH 19 1963 WASHINGTON The Senate Commerce com mittee by a vote of 14 to 2 recommended Senate confirmation of Franklin D Roosevelt Jr as under secretary of commerce 7T Foreign aid criticism WASHINGTON A presidential commission headed by Gen Lucius Clay has drafted a report sharply critical of some US foreign aid policies infdmied sources said Swallows return as scheduled SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO mission bells rang out at dawn to welcome the traditional return of the swallows on St Josephs Day Judges have no friends11 ahead and arrest me Ed win Kinney 30 told police Judge Seraphim is a persona friend of mine County Court Judge Christ T Seraphim fined him S50 on a disorderly conduct charge and said Im a judge I have no friends Publishers stand pat NEW of New Yorks eight closed newspapers have declared they will not accept any change in a peace pact proposed by Mayor Rob ert F Wagner Striking printers have rejected the settlement FAIRandWARMER North Iowa Clearing and cooler with diminishing winds Tues day night lows in the upper 20s Generally fair and warm er Wednesday highs in mid 40s Iowa Clearing and cooler with diminishing winds Tuesday night iows 20s northwest to 30s southeast Wednesday gen erally fair and warmer highs in upper 40s Further outlook cloudy and slightly warmer Minnesota Partly cloudy a lit tle colder Highs Wednesday in 30s GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Tuesday Maximum 35 Minimum 29 Precipitation 52 10c i copy No 3S Hr SayS this hunting dog as he looks over a baby fox whose life he spared The dog by Steven Himmzer Portland Sf the mothcr the young ones to his master Himmzer will feed the voting ones from a babv bottle and then turn them wet to a zoo Demand end to policy restricting the news per publishers and broadcasters accused the government Tuesday of deceiving the American people n time of crisis They demanded an end to policies that restrict or distort the news quarantine and the said Robb who vice president of the American Newspaper Publishers Associ of Information Committee o is The Associated Press Managing ation A government can successfully lie no more than once to its peo Editors Association complainec about a Pentagon directive requir ing that interviews or telephone conversations with newsmen be A panel of representatives from to s pco news media gave their view atple everything it says a House subcommittee hearing on and does suspect all the mnro Vn t overnment handling of news They said lies by government of icials are undermining the faith the people in the credibility of vhat the government says And they likened news manage ment to tactics of the Communist nations Robb pcblister of Al any TimesUnion and Knickerbocker News told the ubcommittee The record now ontains several instances of the governments lying in its reports o the American people in times f crisis These crisis range from the riginal lie about the U2 over flight of Russia through the Bay more so when a high rank ing government officer makes speeches to justify these lies Charles 5 editor of the Fredericksburg Va Free Lance Star and chairman of the Free On the inside Editorials 4 Society News 10111213 Sports 1718 North Iowa News 19 Comics 20 Latest Markets 26 Mason City News2627 Clear Lake News 28 Farm Features 29 Adm Byrds old ship Bear a Byrd to Bear is in trouble BOSTON The former Coast Guard cutter famed old sailing vessel that took Adm Richard E the Antarctic twice and 45 voyages to the Arctic was reported sinking W miles south of Halifax NS The old ship built in 1874 as a sealing ship was being towed from Halifax to New York City by a tug when it began taking water Coast Guard said tug was standing by to aid the Bear if possible Two men aboard the Bear were reported safe The Bear Hits nations first icebreaker has been de scribed as one of the oldest toughest and most colorful ships that ever sailed beneath the American flag One of her most memorable exploits was the rescue of SOO whalers who were trapped in their ships by ice off Point Barrow Alaska in T898 reported by Defense Department personnel He said the policy is not neces sary for military security and nobody claimed it will help plug security leaks But such a directive can be used to intimidate the dissenter the official who may believe that a government decision is grossly wrong and who feels that the American people are entitled to know what is wrong and why Rowe said If such an official can be scared into silence then the party line and only the party line will be given to the American people At the outset of the hearing Rep John E Moss DCalif said there is need for more advance planning on how in time of crisis School bus bill blocked 7729 vote in House DES MOINES Demo cratic move to save a bill to al ow private and parochial school upils to ride on public school buses was blocked 7729 by the owa House Tuesday The bill had been recommended or indefinite postponement which f left to stand would have had ffect of killing the measure Democratic Gov Harold Hughes recommended in his inaugural ad tress that a bill be passed to per mit the transportation of private and parochial school children on ublic school buses Some mem bers of the House contend that uch a law would violate the con titutional separation of church and state Rep Scott Swisher Dlowa City vho filed the motion to save the measure said the US Supreme Court had declared in a New Jersey case that there is no con stitutional violation in such legis lation He said he personally is a Presbyterian and has no personal interest in the bill We owe each kid going to school in Iowa a full 100 per cent package including education and transportation What kind of peo ple are we who will sav that if you dont take the whole package you cant have any of it Swish er said He said the Iowa Constitution states that no man shall be iudged by his religion but on the school bus issue he said we do it every day Rep Howard Reppert DDes Moines said he supported S wish ers motion but protested against what he called an organized cam paign by proponents of the meas ure He said he objected to any pressure group that hires a boiler room type operation with a bat jtery of telephones and bombards representatives with telephone calls at home He said this had been his experience over the week end and that he understands others in the House had the same experience Rep Lawrence Carstensen R Clinton criticized Hughes for fail to meet the problem of keeping to sftate P0510 the the public accurately inforLdllaTfaf without at the same time playing The roil call vote on the into the hands of our opponents SAME Oowa Surely Department Flrures BUck Means Tntflo Death in Roun school bus measure Republicans for Ander sen of Woodbury Barginer Brilcs Frazicr Hagen Prinej Riley Sersland and Strothman Democrats for Anderson of Ringgold Breitbach Carna han Casey Denman Duffy Dunton Eveland Falvcy Kib bie Loss Mahan Maule Mey er M tiler of DCS iMoines Palas Reppert Steffe Swisher and Vvorthington Absent or not voting Murphy and Murray both Democrats All the others voted against considering the bill By STERLING F GREEN WASHINGTON if ever are the 60s going to soar Maybe theyll take off about 1965 if we have good luck and lower taxes Once aloft the econ omy could be swept into the 1970s on the updraft of an unprecedent ed wave of family formation So says Walter F Heller chair man of the Presidents Council of Economic Advisers who recently observed that up to now this dec ade could be called the slightly soggy 60s Ever since the baby binge that followed World War II experts have been predicting a business boom in the 1960s The baby crop vould mature marry and set off will Soggy 60s turn into widening waves of demand by an interviewer apparently will de But he disagrees emphatically crating enough ctemnnd to nut TWA thf 1 u j nnldmg houses choosing farm vclop three or four years from with the idea that the thoo 1 E that a major mdmtrjshould widening waves of demand by building houses choosing furni ture buying cars and television sets and starting its own crop of babies Mow the seers are less certain Too many newcomers to the labor market are finding the no vacan cy sign up The real tidal wave of young jobhunters hasnt yet ar rived If the oncoming millions dont find employment the soaring 60s could turn out to be the slumping 60s with everquickening automa tion diminishing the job opportuni ties for a swiftly growing labor force Dr Heller is optimistic The big push of family formation he told an interviewer apparently will de velop three or four years from now and it should be an economic blessing rather than a burden Originally most those who study population trends and their that the economic impact of family forma tion would be felt by 1964 or 1965 Today there is less agreement on the timing but the experts still believe that the stork brings pros perity Some predict the lift will be de layed until the threshold of the 70s Chairman Heller favors a guess of 1966 or which time he believes the economy should already be on the rise disagrees emphatically idea that the country can relax secure in the knowledge that a demographic timebomb is ticking away biding its hour to blast away the effects of years of underemployment An era of unprecedented eco nomic expansion is possible ac cording to Heller but it wilt not be bestowed on Americans solely by the bounty of providence and procreation By 1970 onethird ofthe labor force will consist of young people who have entered it since 1960 Heller said That tremendous inpotiring of labor could help or hurt depend ing on the policy we follow We face the necessity of gen crating enough demand to put these young millions to work The job generating device on which the White House has pinned its hopes is a net worth of tnx reduction which Heller estimates will increase consumer and business demand by three or four times that much If favorable credit and other policies accompany the tax stimu lus and if no unforeseen calami ties happen along the country could attain substantially full em ployment by 196S he has suggest ed Quite close behind will come the fresh wave of sustained con sumer demand generated by the spending and borrowing of the youngmarricds What if things go wrong Sup hat a major industry should take a the com mercial building boom to use an unlikely but conceivable example should collapse suddenly The White House economist con ceded that a serious setback in any important segment of the economy would be a serious mat ter It would tend to cut the stimulative effect of tax and make it harder to get tha 60s airborne Thit is a risk which would run in any ease ami one which would be lessened by tax reduc tion There can be no guarantee said Dr Heller that the coming massive infusion of youthful brains skill and energy vill utilized as it should be
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