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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 17, 1963, Mason City, Iowa END OF A SPACE JOURNEY Astronaut Gordon Cooper breaks into a big grin as he gets his first look at the men who greeted him on the carrier Kearsarge Photofax when he blew off the escape hatch of his Faith 7 spacecraft yesterday THEY WAITED Mrs L Gordon Copper flanked by her daughters Jan 13 left and Cam 14 waited out the flight of their astronaut husband and father in the seclusion of their home near Houston When Cooper completed Photolax Flubber is withdrawn from market WASHINGTON tjn The Food and Drug Administration an nounced Friday that three man ufacturers of plastic molding toys reported to have caused a mild skin rash in some children are withdrawing the toys from the market FDA named the manufactur ers and their products as Hassenfeld Bros Centra Falls RI makers of Flub Old Fox Toy Co North Branford Conn Robly Rub and Deca Plastics Mate rial Co Inc South Gate Calif Plubber Withdrawal of the products followed an FDA survey which developed convincing data show ing that they caused the skin rash the announcement said An investigation of Flubber had been under way for some months but FDA had not previ ously identified any similar his 22orhit flight and landed safely the trio stepped outside their home for a brief news conference before they left for Hawaii where they will rejoin Gordon Cooper AP Pholofax RED CARPET Gordon Cooper walks along a red carpet spread on the deck of the carrier Kearsarge moments after he emerged from the space capsule in which he orbited the earth 22 times Walking alongside him at right is Dr Rich ard Pollard head of the medical team which gave Cooper an extensive examination and pronounced him in excellent physical shape Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal Saturday through next Wednesday Nor mal highs 70 north to 74 south Normal lows 48 north to 54 south It will be rather cool through Monday followed by a warming trend Tuesday or Wednesday Rainfall will av erage 25 to 50 of an inch west and 50 to 75 of an inch cast occurring mostly in scattered showers or thunder storms late in the weekend Iowa Fair and cooler Friday night lows in upper 40s Fair Saturday highs in upper 60s Minmtota Partly cloudy through Saturday with widely scattered light showers most ly north Cooler Saturday highs 4855 northeast west and south 5565 SAME Unwa Safely Depirlracnl Figures Black Means Traffic Detk in Fast 21 Hours The newspaper that mokes all North lowons MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 103 Co MASON CITY IOWA FRIDAY MAY 17 1963 JOc a Paper Consists of Two One Associated Presr United Presg International Full Lease Wires No M oper woozy ise is OK Shoot down copter SEOUL South Korea AP Communist North Korea said its ground forces fired on and forced down a US Army helicopter Fri day just north of the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea There was no announcement of he fate of the two American pilots Capt Ben Weakley Stutts and Capt Charleston W Voltz The disclosure that the helicop ter was brought down by gunfire was made by the senior North Korean delegate to the Military Armistice Commission The UN Command had told the commission earlier that the heli copter made an emergency land ing on the north side of the Hari River estuary in Red territory 17 miles northwest of Seoul News in a nutshell FftOM OUR WIRE SERVICES Birmingham relaxes BIRMINGHAM Ala The federal government shows signs of relaxing its vigil in Birminghams racial situation and Atty Gen Robert F Kennedys adviser on civil rights has returned to Washington Sheriff Melvin Bailey said however the authorities are apprehensive about the weekend Heavy security in Athens ATHENS The Greek government flooded the Athens area with 20000 security men for the arrival of French President Charles de Gaulle The 71year old De Gaulle and his wife came for a fourday visit in an effort to recover some of Frances lost political prestige m the eastern Mediterranean British see space flight LONDON ritish television viewers got a i ii11 i vieweis got a breathtaking example of the scope of modern com munications They watched and heard through an elaborate array of relay systems live accounts of the final moments of astronaut L Gordon Coopers space ta Senate hands JFK victory on feed grain control bill WASHINGTON tm Senate lfor his expected signing Democrats have given Presidentlaw Kennedy a major farm program m victory passing the administra lions feed grains control bill be orc a nationwide wheat controls a referendum comes up for Thursday night he issued a statement saying the measure gives the farmer freedom to vote K Seventeen Republican amend KISSES SoSKsi r a plant his cordancc with his massage of the bill were beaten back before the Senate Thurs day night stamped a 4535 vote of approval on continuing volun tary controls over corn and live stock feed grains for the next wo years In a lastminute move of des peration the Republicans tied hopes for a delay on a ypographical error but the Senate voted 4334 to have its lerk make the correction as usual Since no change was made in he version already passed by he House the bill goes to the on Monday best judg ment freedom to ovcrplanl wheat in good years and under plant in poor years without pen freedom from disas trously low prices In addition the President said passage of the legislation gives Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 7 Mason City News 89 Latest Markets 9 North Iowa News 10 Sporls 1112 Society News 5U Comics 17 farmers an intelligent basis on which to vote in the nationwide wheat referendum next Tuesday The feed grains bill would en able wheat farmers to plant corn grain sorghums barley and other feed grains on acreage taken from wheat By liesame token feed grain growers would be permitted to plant wheafcon land they idled under the bill Because corn and feed grain growers can get price supports and payments for diverting part of their crop lands in 1964 and 1965 passage of the feed grains measure is expected to add votes for the wheat program Both the feed grains and wheat programs arc designed to re duce production and costly gov ernment stocks Under both farmers must sign up to divert part of their usual plantings in order to gel government price supports They also receive pay ments on the diverted land Withholding is key issue Kills H DBS Iowa The House reportedly will insist Senate refused Friday to go aiongion the withholding provision and K i j i J with House amendments to a con rovcrsial property tax relief and revenue bill The deadlock be ween the two houses over the measure continued The motion not to concur in the the Senate just as firmly plans to object Gov Harold Hughes who favors the withholding said Friday thai he probably would sign the House bill He added that the Senate Souse version adopted Thursday bill still stinks was made by Majority Leader Robert Rigler RNew Hampton and approved by a voice vote with njfsi tl VUIVC V Ul Globe Gazette weather dalaionly a scattering of noes f O rt 1 J up to 8 am Friday Maximum 59 Minimum 50 Precipitation 09 Sunrise Sunset DISPLAY THE FLAG Before RigJerj motion Lt William Mooty ruled that the Sen ate could not consider the state income tax withholding provision of the House bill because it had been defeated by the Senate prev iously Saturday it Armed Day Thc House was expected lo send the bill lo a conference com mittee of thc House and Senate Minority Leader Andrew From melt DDubuque said the ruling by the lieutenant governor will one house il Hoes not mean hat earmark million a year for he bill has to pass in that samcfatlcliliona agricultural land tax Says he learned a lot Dizziness was expected ABOARD USS KEARSARGE Astronaut Gordon Cooper was merely a bit woozy when ic finished a 34hour trip into and thereby may have lastened the day when man lands on the moon Cooper 36 expressed confi dence that we have learned a lot from this mission for fu ture more extended space op erations The spacemans perilous de scent to his exactly predicted impact point 96 miles southeast of Midway Island Thursday aft ernoon was full of drama and heroism But his physical condi tion was what most pleased spare agency doctors examin ing him Friday Ban James Aero nautics and Space Acfministra iion spokesman aboard this re covery ship said the medical men were very happy with topers condition In laymans anguage you would say h i s onditioh is normal The only thing he did experi ence was about 15 seconds of being woozy after he stepped out of his Faith 7 capsule This was normal and expected Coopers spirit did not falter when near the end of a text book flight his capsule developed electrical difficulties He Was in the 19th orbit when a light snapped on which was in tended to do so only as he fired his reverse rockets The aulo matic control system was hay wire in some inexplicable man ner Tension mounted aboard this big ship and at the launch head quarters in Cape Canaveral Fla where Cooper had blasted off Wednesday morning Cooper would have to fire his rockets manually and also per sonally adjust the vital descent altitude of Faith 7 John H Glenn Jr Coopers fel low astronaut and predecessor in space undertook to talk him down Glenn was aboard the tracking ship Coastal Sentry off southern Japan Manual reentry was not a novel situation Astronaut Malcolm Scott Carpenter experienced similar troublebut as a result landed wcl off target Calmly Cooper responded form n the other house creclits boost state school aids by roger or counsel Senate action on the bin million and establish for the ruling was not justified by parl iamentary procedures Sen David Shaff RClinton asked the Senate to concur in thc from two to throe per cent and he withholding of stale income taxes Thc bill passed earlier by the Senate called for a sales lax in crease hut did not include the withholding system on the bill quickly after thc House wrestled with Ihc measure for four clnys The Senate received thc hill at am and after the changes were read by thc Senate clerk which took about 25 minutes the Scnale rejected the measure The bill passed by the House Thursday after days of toil would boost the sales and use tax from 2 to 3 per cent extend the sales lax to hotel and molcl bills and adopt the withholding system for collection of the state income okay to on the the Glenns orbit gcthcr A mistake of a single sec ond in firing next bicnuium a property tax credit fund of up to million annually to be distributed to thc counties lo help pay lax bills of properly owners Thc Scnalc measure had Ihc same sales tax provisions as Ihc House bill But it lacked the holding feature and would have had turned to tension imposed a corporation income taxiscnt her search and rescue any of ihe reverse rockets could mean a landing error of seven miles A few seconds away could spell dis aster after 560000 miles of smooth sailing Th boost from 3 to 4 per cent H also would have repealed all Ihc household personal property tax and all the monies and credits HH 111 tax It was estimated thisitax except the would produce about million a year in new state revenue plus a million windfall from withholding in the first year u W0illd thc Gmill bill M r ll n R monies and credits tax ami the ms there will be no revenue household persona properly lax Sen D C Nolan RIowa Cily upheld Mootys ruling saying if bill has passed in one form in onemill now pledged for retirement of Korean bonus bonds It called for a 2 per cent surtax on interest and divi dends over to replace monies and credits tax revenue The Senate plan appropriated million to increase j planes Imperturbably Cooper fired his rockets as he soared over the Red China coast near Shanghai Soon the Kearsarge ra darscope located an object 84 miles high out of sight above thia clouds The waiting men aboard the UilM iliiriCU III If and ase hc wthholding uimlal land tax credits bul only TO I Koroan for additional school aids veterans bonus bonds The measure would permanently U put a ceiling of million on Vhe properly tax credit fund on Kearsarge and two destroyers OT station shortly heard the reverbe rating thunderclap of a sonic halo glowed boom A rainbowlike around the sun The Faith 7 popped into view almost dead ahead dangling
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