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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 9, 1963, Mason City, Iowa                             Shortage of doctors See story on page 2 Liberal victory in Canada vote The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBEG VOL 103 MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 9 1963 10c a copy No 51 Britains coinage Hampers trade around globe By WILLIAM DICKINSON JR GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau DECISION ON DECIMALS An official commission under Lord Halsbury is expected to report before midApril on the desirability of changing the British poundsshillingsp e n c e system to a decimal system to currency and how the conver sion could be made with least disturbance Great Britains system of coinage has baffled the world for generations It has hampered the transactions of international traders confounded foreign tourists and exasperated store clerks and school boys of the isle who must wrestle with it At present 12 pennies pence equal one shilling 20 shillings equal one pound thus 240 pence equal one pound How much simpler it would be if the British monetary system would give to something in multiples of ten decimal cur rency Alas the logic of the proposition has been apparent for many years William E Gladstone then Chancellor of the Exchequer ews in a utshell FROM OUR WISE SERVICES Reveals program LONDON Prime Minister Harold Macmil lans government pre sented publicly for the first time Tuesday de tails of his Nassau polaris pact with President Ken nedy and immediately braced for a wave of criticism ik Open talks United States and the Soviet Union opened direct ne gotiations Tuesday on a hot line teletype cir cuit between Washington and Moscow U S Am Charles C Stelle and Soviet disarm ament negotiator Semyon K Tsarapkin met at the headquarters of the U S delegation to the 17ria tion disarmament con ference Asks Red help WASHINGTON United States has asked the Soviet Union to use its influence with Com munist North Vietna mese and Pathet Lao forces to halt the fight ing against the neutralist army in Laos Russ warning Soviet Union has told the United States the creation of a multinational nuclear force under NATO will unleash a race in rocket nuclear a r m a ments Tass said Tues day In Senate action Cutrate milk bill approved MOINES othei The Iowa Senate was on rec Pearson is new chief Parliament is split up TORONTO UP Lester B Pearsons Liberals re emerged Tuesday as Can adas leading political par ty but just short of a clear majority in the House of ommons Prime minister John G Diefen baker although in effect repudi ated in Mondays election indi cated he will hold on to the top job as long as he can It appeared iovvcver that he must eventually urn over the prime ministry to Peaison products below cost e dCtaIS remained lo be the Liberals had 126 seats in the out howHouse of Commons seven less r tl o e ou ow ouse o ommons seven less re the measure could be sent to Gov Harold Hughes than the 133 that means com Britain to buy Polaris WASHINGTON AP The United States and Britain made public Tuesday an agreement un der which Britain will Polaris missiles in such quanti ties as it requires to equip an underseas nuclear striking force The agreement was signed here Saturday by Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Ambassador Sir David Ormsby Gore It was made public concurrently with its pres entation to Parliament by the British government The text did not specify the number of the missiles to be sold to Britain but officials said that as far as can now be seen it will be up to 100 depending on Britains construction er was nient to a amendment was almost same as a bill the House previ The Senate passed it 2822 aftmand over all opposition parties r a long debate Mondaybut it m Parliament vas in the form of an amend The Conservatives had 94 seats Senate bill Thejthe Social Credit party 24 and the was aimnct Democrats 17 Conservatives were ahead THEYRE THE OSCAR Top winners of Academy Awards at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium get to gether with their Oscars back stage Left to right Gregory Peck best actor for To Kill a Patty Bancroft T i L i Photofax Duke best supporting actress for The Miracle Joan Crawford hold ing Oscar awarded to Anne Bancroft for best actress in The Miracle Work and Ed Begley best supporting ctor for Sweet RirH nf Vmitv fc 7 actor tor Sweet Bird of Youth Peck win SANTA MONICA Calif Awards ceremony and a Gregory Peck a fourtime loser grandfather Ed Begley and a m the Oscar finals and Anne Banteenager Patty Duke won best croft an actress Hollywood oncesupporting actor and actress hon 1 i L I ignored are winners of the mov u LjiA HIE jiuuat jJiLVi vtju vtra VVCJ e cifltatl in uuiiitio ui uic jjiuv ously had passed 957 but itthree the Liberals in one of the best actor ancl actress must go back to the House districts yet to report final results inco Grocers still would be able tojTlms tne Liberals seemed to have offer cutrate prices on butter as 10 chancc of the 133 majority un a loss leader to get customers Saturday but terms were with held at that time JOE VISITS JFK WASHINGTON Pres ident Kennedys father former this week speaking in 1845 declared cannot doubt that a decimal system of coinage would be of universal advantage in monetary transactions The weight of authority on that head is irresistible All I say is I cannot take any decisive step until we are satisfied that the subject has been thoroughly sifted and is well understood by the public Understanding is not the same as acceptance however and Her Majestys Government has managed to avoid a final de cision for more than a century The hoary issue has come to the fore now primarily because Britain is trying to move nearer to the continent of Europe decimal currencies al ready prevail Britain may shortly be almost isolated if the changeover is not made Yet it is obvious that no decimal coinage can preserve both the British pound and the penny at their present values The pound does not lend itself readily to decimalization since its hundredth part would be too large to serve conveniently as the smallest unit of currency while its division into a thous and parts would involve the dif ficulty of working to three points of decimals There is sentimental objec tion to giving up the pound as the main unit of currency bear ing in mind the honored role it has long played in world trade One suggestion is that the pound continue to be 20 shillj ings each of 10 pennies and that something new be minted to replace the present 10 shilling note It would be worth about a dollar and would eventually bci come the standard unit of curj rency leaving the pound to wither to nominal status as lhe crown and the guinea have doncj in the last century j An important advantage of aj coherent decimal system would be the saving in mathematics PHiTPruTTT i o v teaching time from 5 to 10 VISITOR ri Churchill who became the per cent of ages six to eleven fjnst honorary citizen of the United States in a White Since all monetary sums would House ceremony wore his zippered air raid suit when be in multiples of ten fewer he walked on White House grounds in 1942 while he errors and faster computation was British prime minister Churchill dubbed the possible in office work i outfit his siren suit under the bill but other milk and its products could not be sold un der cost The measuring stick on prices would be a grocers 10 per cent markup as the cost of doing bus iness Barred from selling under that amount would be Milk skim milk cream sour cream ice cream ice cream mix ice milk ice milk mix cottage cheese frozen desserts recon stituted milk along with minimal milk products and any additive variant of any dairy product The food license of any violator could bo suspended by the Iowa Department of Agriculture for up to six months Over the protest of opponents awards for 1962 Lawrence of Arabia was named the years best film Mon day night at the 35th annual Acad Reject plan to withhold income tax DES MOINES with holding system for collection o state income taxes one of the major points in the governors legislative program was shout ed down Tuesday by the Iowa House i The voice vote came as her lower chamber launched a AwardsShe said she dropped committee of the whole hearjt in the wnen she was 6 ing on an omnibus tax programvears old was clutching it when marking thc first time in the my name was called who said there was no protection J fu1 some day old legislative session Miss Lee is the author of the Pulitzer Prizewinning To Kill a ors Miss Duke who played the child Helen Keller in The Miracle is the first juvenile ever o win an Academy Award Shir ey Temple among others have cceived honorary awards in the last In a glamorpacked setting at ianta Monica Civic Auditorium he taciturn Peck confessed that ie came to the show prepared 0 be a graceful loser Im just a little stunned abou the whole thing It really stag gered me Peck said Then he pulled out a gold pock et watch from his vest Harper maitad ft to me North Iowa Mostly fair Tues day night locallycolder lows 2532 Partly cloudy Wednes day highs in low 50s Partly cloudy through Wednesday Cooler Tuesday night lows near 30 north to near 40 south Highs Wednes day 50s north to 60s south Further outlook Mostly cloudy with chance of scat tered showers and slightly warmer Thursday Minnesota Mostly fair Wednes day highs 40s north to 4555 south just this morning She said it be onged to her father and he wore t for CO years and she wantec me to wear il to the Academy ntam s construction program who said there was no protection less they coucl Pu1 some magic 86 day old legislative session The fact that the agreement had for consumers Sen Joseph Coleiout of oversoas returns from servjthat a major tax bill had been sen signed had been disclosed man DClare contended thwf lce men which are to be antacklM hv nithor rhamhor large dairies were threatening to drive small dairies out of business and that lowcost surplus milk noanced next weekend By the usual procedure the party gaining most seats names vntii aUJ U1US milK r 4juot OVCILO ULiuica from neighboring states beingltjle Prime minister That would HnmruiH iPllt of In linn dumped into Iowa Coleman put at 65 in line to take ij 111 v JL i Mi i 3 j tirmcr Gipht ambassador Joseph P Kennedy other senators succeeded in havfWIj is visiting at the White House ing the House bill adopted as an1 UC IeadershiP hc failed to two previous attempts 1958 tackled by either chamber Although votes taken during a of the whole are mot binding the overwhelming rejection of the withholding pro posal wasconsidered a major defeat for Democratic Gov Har amendment to a companion bill that had been rewritten by the Senate Committee of Commerce Manufacturing and Trade Sen Jack Schroeder RDaven port who joined Sen D C Nolan RIowa City in fighting the amend Diefenbaker said he will confer with his Cabinet but indicated he intends to take advantage of his right to hold on until the new Parliament lines up by parties perhaps in six weeks A call for Diefenbakers retire old Hughes The vote was taken as the iiic cllllCHU O iVZLllt ed bill said the measure could remcnt as leader of the iiuuLonn as a pom m c suit in children paying more for twc party came from Douglas for hTconZ Sn milk in schools as rosiln nf miiLHarkncss who ou t ns KU piajea me tamer in the movie House considered the first of 42 amendments filed against the basic tax bill recommended by the House committees on ways and means and appropriations Thefirst amendment debated was offered by Rep Hillman H Sersland RDecorah as a com Music Man wins Oscar Meredith Willsons Music Man did not go without notice Data 48 32 38 45 25 niuic tur i i1 wi 11 i pjeic sui milk in schools as resale of quit as Diefenbaktee bill would bring schools under the defense minister in this win p dispute over acquisition of Sersland included the withAnnie Sullivan the tenacious eo fcitnon RFertile arnuclearwarheads i hold ing system in his proposal teacher of the blind and deaf gued that the only purpose of the Harkness a Conservative who i to add a 1 per cent tax on ad1Helen Keller in The Miracle bill was to settle a quarrel scven times in his income of individiWorkcr was busy Monday night tivoon jr iberta district siirl Aftnr thic uals to the present bracket the New York stage where tern of taxes on net taxable became a star after years in come after deductions GlobeGazette Weather ipto 8 am Tuesday Maximum Minimum At 8 am Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum Care gets unanimous yes vote DES MOINES A bill to ppropriate to com ne with anticipated federal noney for an estimated S4 mil medical care program day without a dissenting vote Supporters of a defeated amendment argued however that the program as approved by the Senate will not make Iowa eligible for federal aid un der the KerrMills bill The program is designed to provide medical care for needy over 65 who do not re Miss Bancroft who portrayedceive state old age pensions Santa Monica Calif The Music Man nominated for several awards won an Os car in theclass for Best Scoring of Music Mockingbird based on childhood reminiscences of her father a smalltown Southern lawyer Peck Tnc biJ nmv Housc the tween two different dairv dist election il and did not protect sumcr or the producer apparent a leader thC convention will be in order B movies Joan Crawford accept i The adjusted gross thc Oscar for her Further opposition to Diefenbakjtax was one of five new taxes1 er within thc party is bound to proposed by Sersland to raise come as a result of Mondays an estimated S80 to SlOO million showing Some party stalwarts wanted to oust him during his de pcr year to be distributed to school districts as state aid to fense crisis which ignited Diefenrelieve local properly taxes bakers defeat on a vote of con fidence in the House of Commons i Feb 5That brought on Mondays election SAME Dicfenbakcr who keeps his strategy close to his vest was somewhat cryptic as he discussed election results with reporters FEAR DANGER WASHINGTON Secretary W Willard Wirtz On the inside Editorials Page 4 Plagge case upheld by top court ruled Monday excavation work is too hazardous for minors and is henceforth prohibited for workers under the age of 18 Churchill is U S citizen WASHINGTON Win ston Churchill the magnificent Briton became officially Tues day what hc has been for two decades in thc hearts of Amer first hon orary citizen of t h e United States The bestowing of this hon or unique in history required only a touch of President Ken nedys pen on a bill enacted by Congress and a second sig nature on a presidential proc lamation Weary now the weight of 88 years Sir Winston was unable to be present to receive a nations accolade Neither were Herbert Hoover Harry S Trurnan and Gen Dwight D Eisenhower thc three former presidents able to ac cept Kennedys invitation to attend The ceremony was carefully timed so that the British Broadcasting Corp could bounce it off the orbiting Re lay satellite and ChuVchill could watch it on television in his London home Sir sent a special message of acceptance and ap preciation to be read by his son Randolph The setting was thc Hose Garden outside the White House where Churchill helped chart the strategy of global war and peered at the prob lems of an uneasy peace in the climatic years of a stir ring erratic career It was in this house that the man Britain chose as her prime minister in thc moment of her greatest peril showed up suddenly in secret a few days after Japan smashed al Pearl Harbor and the United States went limping off to war Side by side in the oval presidential office Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt thundered at the common ene my al a joint news conference HAMPTON The Iowa Su preme Court Tuesday upheld w i decision of the Franklin 8910 County District Court that Dal las Plagge is liable for the 20 of Herman Kleenian in a suit brought by John T Shca han administrator for the Klee man estate Kleeman was killed while working on the Plagge farm Ir rigation equipment he was us ing came into contact with high voltage wire s electrocuting him Plasrge who also owns adja cent gravel pits said in the jury trial that Kleeman was actually engaged to work in the gravel pits and was therefore covered by workmens compensation Clear Lake News Latest Markets 22 Mason City News 2223 Farm News 25 North Iowa News 28 They assured the world that Allied might ultimately would win then Churchill climbed onto a chair chomped a cisar and poked his split finsers lHe said Klecman had ottered to aloft in his renowned V for Victors salute In those desperate days of World War II Churchill was the symbol and the leader of an indomitable Britain U didnt matter that Churchill the field work for him In infirnnnj t h e verdict awarding damages to the Klee Supreme Court are excluded from the workers compensation They said It makes no difference if a man twice had been a political jlus been so employed 10 nun turncoat and a consistent politjutes or 10 yearsonce the work ieal failure Or that he was Jin the field had been started impulsive and contradictory and detested as well ns ail mired in his own hind in accordance with the n e w agreement the man was so em ployed   

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