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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1963, Mason City, Iowa c will England AP Prime Mutter Harold MacmUlan he would not be able to lead the Conservative Party at the next general elec uons v j as Prime Minister announcement was the annual conference of the Conservative party by Lord Home foreign secretary The minister who unde a successful operation for removal of his prostate gland in London today said i It is now clear thai whatever might have been my previous feelings U will not be poMtble for me to carry the physical burden of leading the party at the next general The elections must be held by October 1964 M a c m illans announcement wax contained in a letter written WednesdayIt said lif the operation which I am to undergo Thursday proves successfulit is clear that I wiU need a considerable period of convalescence I would not be able to face all that is involved in a pro longed electoral campaign o Nor could I hope to fulfill the tasksof prime minister for any extended period and I have so informed the queen In these circumstances I hope that it would soon be pos sible for the customary proc esses of consultation to be car ried on within the party about its future leadership The conference received the tidings solemnly It was not however unex pected The only question in the mind of most delegates was when Macmillan would actually give up his post once itbecame known that his illness would in volve two or three months of inactivity and convalescence Since MacmUlan was hurried to the hospital Tuesday night party managers have been in the process of trying to agree on a successor but they have not so far succeeded Iain Macleod a party leader ordered party workers to get cracking now to fight and win the 1964 election The call by joint party Chair man Macleod roused the 4000 Conservative delegates to a pitch ofenthusiasm They have been depressed divided and con fused since Macmillans sudden admission to the h o s p it a 1 touched off a harsh behind scenes struggle for the succes sion While surgeons performed a successful operation on the prime minister Thursday his deputy Richard Austen Butler 60 stood out as favorite to take over North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Horn newspaper that makes all North fowans neighbors MASON CITY GLOBE Home Edition VOLIM Press and United Frew International Full Wires MASOiN CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 10 prize for in Italian UOc a Paper of Two Ona No 209 Photofax M r l An air view of the Vaiont Damin northern Italy shows no damage after a massive landslide upstream sent watergushing overthe structure and onto half a dozen small villages in the valley below DES MOINES Iowa r Commerce Commission is investi growing practice among elevator operators of grain bank ing The procedure is this a com mission member explained Thurs day A farmer brings his grain to an elevator deposits it and later takes it out in different amounts and back to his farm Grain banking is legal if state W Dick superintendent of the commissions We are investigating deter mine whether there have been any violations of the law he said In setting Oct 29 at its offices here hearing on the prac tice the commission said it has received complaints and inquiries as to the legality of grain bank ing North Weather outlook Partly cloudy scattered s h o wers or thundershowert Thursday night and Friday morning Lows Thursday night in upper 40s to low 50s Cooler Friday highs in upper 60s to tow 70s Weather on 1 Under Iowa law a warehouse whether or riot licensed can hold grain for nine days without either issuing the depositor a receipt or disposing of the gram On the 10th day a licensed warehouseman must issue a receipt and an licensed warehouseman must dis pose of the grain Dick said that in many cases it appears that issuing receipts is not being done The farmer has no protection of bond in this case State law further provides that licensed warehouseman must file with the commission a suffi cient bond to secure the faithful performance of his obligations Grainbanking is a widespread thing Dick said It is done in nearly all states where there are feed grain programs and feeding operations He estimated that 80 per cent of the warehousemen in Iowa are grain banking in one way or an other But he emphasized we do not know that any are violating the law Dick said there are about 1000 licensed warehousemen in Iowa and there could be that many unlicensed ones We have been working on this thing for a good long time he said This is a big thing to po lice We want to be set up so we know they are complying with the law Wall of mud wipes out cities BELLUNO Italy pas sive Alpine landslide plunged in to a deep fourmile long reser voir in the night and hurled a ti dal wave across the Vaiont Dam upon sleeping villagers in the Pi ave River per ished in the boiling flood Three hundred bodies had been recoveredby dawn and US Ar my authorities who hurried to help said Italian sources estimated there were 3000 dead Four towns with more than 6 000 residents virtually were wiped out and two hamlets on the edge of the reservoirdisappeared in the catastrophe The sight just sknpty ter rifying said DinoBilenardi one of the first pilots to view the deso lation I have never seen any thing like even in horror dreams Through it all the 873foothigh concrete worlds third stood intact It is part of a hydroelectric com plex Reconnaissance by a squadron of four US helicopters led by Maj Harvey C Mayse orWenat chee Wash refuted officials in itial reports that the wall of wat er had collapsed the dam The andslido thatplunged in to the reservoir apparently caused a huge overflow Mayse said the air the dam appeared to be in one piece The biggest and hardest hit of the towns was Longarone with a population of4600 Surviving officials there esti mated their dead alone at 1500 to 1700 The Community was virtual ly leveledinto j a barren rock strewn stretch bf sand and mud The vanished hamlets were1 St Martino and Viaspesse Vice Prefect Carlo Prestambur go said Cadissago Rivalta and Pirago with a total population of 1500 were wiped out Several other villages including CasteUazo with 1000 inhabitants were flooded as waters raised the level of the Piaves upper reaches by 16 feet Dozens of bodies tumbled and turned in the flood toward the Ad riatic through this area of nor mally green cattle pastures vegetables fruits and sparkling red wine Some were found in the mud ashore Countless others were buried deep under rocks and sand Aside from its town hall on high ground Longarone virtually was wiped out when the wall of water rushed upon it shortly be fore midnight This correspondent found the townsite flattened like a beach Longarones survivors said they did not recognize7 the place A man sitting on a boulder spoke as if in a daze My family was wiped FLOOD Please turn to page 2 flood SEARCHERS WALK OVER SEA OF MUD IN ITALY Photofax Green fight on wheat WASHINGTON Kennedy has given the green light for the private sale of mil lions of bushels of American wheat to the Soviet Union and other Communist bloc countries He made it clear that the grain was for use only Soviet Union and Eastern in luba His decision which1 in so many words he said was just good busi ness for the United States drew xth and cheers f The reaction rariged from Dem ocratic Sen StromVThurmbnds denunciation that it amounted to arming our enemy to Vermont Republican Sen George Aikens view that the deal should prove seneficial to both the United States and the people of the pur chasing nations In announcing his decision at his press conference Wednesday night after weighing both the po litical and economic problems in volved the President noted that more such transactions may be in the works The Sovietbloc countries he said may also wish to purchase from us surplus feed grains and SAME other agriculture commodities and he added After consultation appropriate leaders of have concluded that such sales by pri vate dealers for American dollars or gold either cash on delivery or normal commercial terms should not be prohibited by the government 2 youths charged in cqttle case MANLY Two teenaged youths have admitted turning loose 98 head of cattle at the Oswald Strand stockyards a week ago Marshal Clayton Blinkmah said Thursday Two pf the animals onto a highway and were killed when struck by a car Blihkman said that Peter Ralph Arispej 17 of Manly and John Lonnie Cinder 16 of near Manly signed statements admit ting the act i Arispe charged with injury to fence produce and fixtures was bound over to the grand jury He was being held in jail at Mason City for Northwood authorities in lieu of bond Ginder was released to h is parents to await juvenile court action FOR ITALIAN FLOOD VICTiMSTr search through debris of village of Longarone for victims of flood wafers Neighbors helping neighbors Chest drive near its halfway mark The Globe KENNEDY defends Viet Nam CIA Page 2 NEW CAR sales indicate good 64 economy Page 3 NEW MASON CITY polit ical party organized Page 15 AROUND THE world with former Y director Page 10 Editorials 4 North news 1 i Society Sports news n12 Clear Lakt news 12 Latest markets 14 City news 1415 Comics n Classified 1819 Cub Gazette 20 Bulletins WASHINGTON Agl riculture Department boosted Iowas record TW3 corn crop prbdotcion by anotner 211 million bushels Thursday In its monthly report based on crop conditions as of Oct 1 the government estimated Iowas corn production at 834082000 A month ago the estimate was 812946000 bush els LAREDO Tex toms officials Thursday inter cepted a smuggled shipment of almost pure heroin valued at more than million on the retail underworld market A Montreal Canada couple was arrested at the Interna tional Bridge into Mexico WASHINGTON his toric AngloAmericanSoviet treaty banning nuclear weap ons testing except beneath the surface of the earth went into effect at 1 p m CST Thursday The Community Chest cam paign neared the halfway mark as contributions continued to pour into the Chest office Wed nesdays receipts total which brings the total to 42988 or 46 per cent of the 000 goal Included in Wednesdays total is an additional for the school division bringing their total to which is over their quota This division headed by Miss Alma Partridge is still the only division to top its quota Employes of Food City IGA half over Chest officials urged workers to contact their people and turn in receipts promptly Dr John MacGregor cam paign chairman again pointed out that there are no formal report meetings Workers may bring their reports to the Chest office at 9M E State Officials of the Community Chest said they are confident anti McGladreyk HansenDunn arid Gage have made their quotas With the drive nearly paign Mason Cityans will give generously so that seven member agencies of the Chest will be able to adequately serve the community next year It is the responsibility of all residents to support the cam Red Pauling wihsaggin PSLO Norway Nobel eace Prize was awarded Thurs ay to scientist Linus Carl Paul ng a US foe of nuclear testi vho long has been a center of con roversy in his own land It is the second Nobel Prize for he professor of chemistry at the Haufofnn Institute of Technology ti 1954 he won the chemistry awardfor his research into the orces that hold molecules togeth er The Norwegian Nobel Commit lee announced Pauling will be handed the prize for 1962 No award had been announced for that year 1963 peace prize will go to International Red Cross Com mittee and the League of Red Cross Societies Dr Paulings prize amounts to 254219 Swedish kroner the two RedCross groups will share the 1963 prize of 265000 On the dajr of the award the committee doesnot state its rea sons it Itwill be out ined Dec 10 when the prize is landed over in a ceremony Only one other individual has von more than one Nobel prize Mrs Marie Curie received the chemistry prize in 1911 and had shared a physics prize with two others n 1903 Dr Pauling an outspoken man Was an early campaigner against nuclear tests insisting they posed a serious threat to the health of mankind now and in future gen erations The State Department refused o issue him a passport in 1952 on thegrounds he was suspected of being a Communist Pauling denied this tinder oath but insist ed on the right to speak his mind and choose his friends This independence of mind got m into trouble with his neigh bors in World War II He em iloyed a youth of Japanese de cent as a gardener at his home in Pasadena Calif His home was Mastered with Jap lover signs He was born in Portland Ore 2 years ago and was graduated rom Oregon State College in 1922 Three years later he received his hD at the California Institute f Technology iAfter study in Munich Zurich and Copenhagen he became pro essor of chemistry at California to tate of the lnstltute of 2 North lowans American Farmers KANSAS CITY Two North lowans were designated as American Farmers Wednes day night at the National Fu ture Farmers of America Asso ciation convention Lowell G Fehr 20 Whittemore and Rob ert D Grover 20 Riceville1 won the award They were among 10 lowans who received this award given to only one of 1000 boys studying vocational agriculture m The dawn of the atomic age set Pauling to worrying about what released radioactivity would tb to the human race He often dis agreed with Atomic Energy Com mission scientists who contended fallouts from their tests were kept at a safe minimum The first hydrogen bomb explo sion convinced Pauling that such a vast destructive force made fu ture wars impossible In 1958 he accused Dr Edward Teller a leader in development of the hydrogen bomb of putting out misleading statements in arguing for continued testing In 19feo Pauling risked citation for contempt of Congress by re fusing to give a Senate Internal Security subcommittee the names of scientists who helped him cir petitions calling for a ban on nuclear weapons
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