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Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1964, Mason City, Iowa Warning on U S economy Unemployment seen on rise By JOSEPH R SLEVIN New York HeralcJTribune News Service WASHINGTON President Johnson is complaining that unemployment is still far too high but a trio of crack gov ernment economists warns that things are going to get worse before they get better The three federal peered into 1965 and predicted that unemployment will in crease It will be a good and pros perous year but not good enough Commerce Depart ment forecaster Louis J Para diso declared The unemployment rate will creep up Labor Department specialist Mrs Aryness Joy Wickens said Activity will rise more slow ly next year than in 1964 Agri culture Department analyst Rex F Daly predicted Paradiso explains that unem ployment will go up because an anticipated 1965 national produc tion increase will fall far short of providing enough jobs for the growing American labor force The ace CommerceDepart ment forecaster said about 14 million more people will be seeking new jobs next year as the World War II baby crop surges into the labor market But he predicted that real production will increase only 3 per smallest rise for any year since 1961 Real out put is climbing 45 per cent this year Mrs Wickens endorsed Para dises appraisal She stressed that the 14 million of new 1965 jobseekers will be 150000 more people than the 125 million who are entering the job market in 1964 The government forecasters did not mention Johnson but they made it clear that he must decide whether the prospective unemployment rise is to be halted Paradiso said that private spending cannot make the econ omy grow fast enough to pro vide for all of the extra 14 million people who will want to work next year He predicted that consumers businessmen and local governments will spend more but not enough more to provide the needed thrust The Commerce Department expert declared that the pace of the upturn will weaken and unemployment will rise unless there is government action such as the excise cut that John son has promised to recommend next year Will an excise cut take hold in time to prevent an unemploy ment increase Neither Paradiso nor Mrs Wickens thinks that is likely They agreed that it will be late 1965 or early 1966 before an excise cut can begin to stimu late buying demands Iowa holiday death toll stands at 14 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The long Thanksgiving holi day period was marred jn Iowa with 14 traffic deaths on high ways and streets Five other persons died in fires by drowning or in trac tor accidents The latest reported traffic death was that of Mrs Edna Adamson 64 of Milo Authorities said she was killed Sunday night when a car driven by her husband Arthur apparently went out of control on loose gravel on a Warren County road about 4Vi miles southwest of Indianola She was thrown out Adamson received minor injuries The death toll took its biggest jump in Iowa Thursday night when victims included four Fort Dodge killed in one wreck and one in anoth er The Associated Press count of fatalities for the long week end began at 6 pm Wednesday and ended at midnight Sunday Cost of living edges up a little WASHINGTON AP The cost of living edged up one tenth of one percent in Octob er the Labor Department said Monday Prices increased all along the line except for food gasoline and household appli ances North Iowa Weather outlook Cloudy with llfht snow beginning Monday night conHnuint Tim day not so cold Lows Mon day night zero to I Highs in the Mt The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbor Home Edition VOL 1M MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY NOVEMBER 30 1M4 llOe CouUU X Two Associated Press FuU Wirtt No 252 Reds nix U N proposal 60000 birthday greetings Sir Winston sound at 90 SIR WINSTON AND HIS LADY Win ston Churchillstands with his wife Lady Churchill at the window of their Hyde Park Gate home in London in response to cheers of crowd outside gath ered to honor him on his 90th birthday By COLIN FROST LONDON Winston Churchill climbed out of bed on his 90th birthday Monday creaky of limb but sound of health Hes very well said Sir Winstons doctor and long per sonal friend Lord Moran and I can tell you something he still enjoys hisdaily cigar Lord Moran 81 could have added that Britains wartime leader still enjoys his daily brandy Sir Winston got up shortly be fore noon Assisted by a male he is very dressed slowly and went down stairs at his London home to be greeted by his household Earlier Lady Churchill 79 greeted him with a birthday kiss and the light breakfast which her husband always en joys with the newspapers in bed Sir Winston faced the ava lanche of messages and gifts that poured in from all over the world A message from Queen Elizabeth II was given to him first There were aiso messages from President Johnson and ex Presidents Dwight D Eisenhow er and Harry S Truman Britains Post Office Depart ment estimated Sir Winston would receive a minimum of 60000 greetings before the end of the day A heavy cake with the words Happy Birthday on it was wheeled into the Churchill resi dence Friday morning Whats Sir Winston doing replied a secretary in response to a question from one of the reporters outside his home Why hes trying to spend the day forward to this evening That meant a birthday dinner members of the family On the birthday eve hun dreds of wellwishers crowded outside Churchills home near Hyde Park to sing Happy Birthday Sir Winston and For Hes a Jolly Good Fel low The fraii old man was helped to the window by his wife and a nurse Sharing the atom trigger By GEOFFREY GOULD WASHINGTON AP A new set of initials MLF is kick ing up a controversy in the Norm Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion MLF stands for multilateral force It is a new concept in the handling of nuclear weapons developed and pushed by the United States Essentially it is a way of permitting the United States allies partial participa tion in thespontrol of the nuclear deterrent To help understand what the fight is al abouthere are some basic questions and answers about MLfr Q What is MLF A It is a proposal for a sepa rate force of surface ships such as freighters to be equipped with Polaris missiles with nu clear tips The crews would be an international mixture from the participating nations There would be 25 ships A destroyer the USS Ricketts has been manned by a mixed crew re cently to demonstrate how tins can be done Q Who would control them A There would be an MLF commander separate from the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza tion command which would re tain its own forces But in time of war MLF would be an arm of NATO Control of the weap ons would be multinational rather than in the hands of any one country The United States alone could not decide to use them Neither could any other one country Inside The Globe Editorials 4 Society news 1011 Sports news 13H Bowling news 15 Latest markets 16 Mason City news 1607 Comics Clear Lake news 19 North Iowa news 20 Q Why was this idea devel eped A Many of the Allies have long wanted greater participa tion in the nuclear deterrent that is supposed to keep the Communists in check The Unit ed States has always been against proliferation or spread to many countries of nuclear weapons US policymakers also figure that a major country like Germany if it fails to get a share in atomic control will build an independent nuclear force of its own The MLF was designed to satisfy both require ments nonproliferation and sharing by the Allies Q Doesnt this amount to pro liferation anyway A American officials from Secretary of State Dean Rusk on down insist that it is not pro liferation and in fact is actually positive step against the spread of nuclear weapons Critics say the it would put more fingers on the nuclear trigger Q Who wants MLF A The United States and West Germany primarily Others taking part in talks include Ita ly Greece Turkey the Nether lands and Great Britain Q Who is against it A France which has devel oped its own nuclear weapons and wants less European de pendence on the United States is strongly against it Britains new Labor government which wants to give up Englands past atomic role is cold to it Q Why not use submarines like the American Polaris subs A Too expensive Part of the MLF idea is to form a nuclear club for our allies with dues low enough for them to pay Q How would MLF be fi nanced A That is still to be worked out Presumably all participants would contribute with the Unit ed States and West Germany probably bearing a larger share RESCUE MISSION A BarboursvilleT volunteer firemanplunges his head into a manhole after hearing cries from a storm sewer The object of the rescue turned out to be a bird which sped off without even a chirp of thanks Hughes may push cut in speed limit DBS MOINES tion to lower speed limits on some Iowa highways probably will be requested of the 1965 legislature by Gov Harold Hughes I think I undoubtedly will push lower speed limits Hughes told a news conference Monday I realize this is very controversial because if there is one thing people dont like it is having some one tell them how fast they can drive Hughes said the record death toll in Iowa this year is a tre mendous tragedy which also is plaguing the nation He said his speed limit pro A tired group of North lowans returns to home By CHARLES W WALK North Iowa News Director CHICAGO The 16th annual Mason CityNorth Iowa Fair Youth Award Trip is history but like any selfrespecting teen ager would the youngsters on this years trip ssved their frost ing for last The top of the cake in this case was Sundays trip to OHare International Airport the worlds largest commercial airdrome obviously bonetired from two days and nights of touring the windy city most of the 250plus youths and their leaders on this years trip agreed the Sunday afternoon tour of the airport ILe high light of the event Besides the obvious attrac tions of the huge airport many of the North lowans said they were particularly pleased about the tour because it gave them a chance to catch 40 winks on the 45minute bus ride to and from the field Sleep something I dont think Ill ever enough of a sain one leader remarked But aside from the lack of sleep a few blisters and some head colds the North lowans ap peared none the worse for the wear as they left for home about LI pm Sunday on their special train Veterans of this trip agreed that this was one of the quietest groups of youngsters in the 16 year history of the event Of ficials at the PickCongress Hotel trip headquarters con curred and paid the top com pliment by inviting the North lowans back again next year The quietest time of all came about pm Sunday after the group returned from the OHare tour There wasnt even much conversation The youngsters sat around on their suitcases in the hotel lobby while the leaders checked to YOUTH TRIP Continued 2 posals probably would be simi lar to those he expressed during the recent political campaign but said he planned to meet with state Safety Commissioner William Sueppel to iron out final details During the campaign Hughes said he favored reducing maxi mum speeds on gravel roads to 50 miles per hour day and night and lowering limits on paved secondary roads to 60 miles an hour during the day and 50 miles at night He also recommended reduc tion of daytime speeds on pri mary highways to 60 or 65 miles an hour He said the speed limit of 75 miles an hour during the day on interstate highways was realistic for cars but was too high for trucks He recommended that trucks be limited to speeds of 60 miles an hour day and night Present maximum speed lim its on paved secondary roads are 70 miles during the day and 60at night The limits on gravel roads are 60 day and 50 night and primary highways have limits of 70 and 60 Hughes said his proposals for highway safety also will call for an increase in the Highway Patrol staff and the improve ment of traffic courts Wo will do everything we can within reason he said He indicated he had mixed emotions about adoption of a law requiring new can be equipped with seat belts The seat belt law is a good law but unless you can get people to fasten the belts they are just so much paraphernal ia he said But perhaps If seat belts were in cars more people would use them Congo plane crash Tragedy in the refugee airlift LEOPOLDVILLE The Congo A chartered Belgian DC4 crashed while taking off from Stanleyville Sunday night kill ing seven of the 15 persons aboard The airport was reported un der fire of rebel snipers at the time but it was not clear here whether the plane crashed as the result of rebel bullets or mechanical failure Six of the dead were Belgians of them one was Congolese The fouren gine plan was owned by Belgian International Air Services of Antwerp Belgium It crashed into the jungle at the end of the runway In tha last few days several planes have been unable to land in Stanleyville because of rebel ground fire Belgians who re turned from Stanleyville Sunday night said the region between the airport and the center of the city about two miles away was heavily infiltrated by rebel snip ers Beyond the airport the rebels are in almost full control The airport is guarded by Congolese soldiers who took over when Belgian paratroopers were with drawn Sunday after rescuing 1 700 foreigners from the rebels With the departure of the Bel jian paratroopers fears mount ed for the safety of 500 to 1000 whites still in the rebelheld areas of the northern Congo Refugees said the Peking jacked rebels were intent on tilling all whites to vent their CONGO Continued on Page 2 Tshombe confers with De Gaulle UN General Assembly session Tshombe said he has an ap FIRM HOLD ON THINGS VietnameseTara trooper has young demonstrator under control after arresting him in Saigon Paratroopers were called upon by Premier Trap Van Huongto crush another Buddhist demonstration against his monthold re gime Viet boss appeals for public support By MALCOLM W BROWNE SAIGON South Viet Nam AP Premier Tran Van Huong appealed Monday for public support after para roopcrs crushed another Bud dhist demonstration against his monthold government Huong in a broadcast called on the people to help put down street demonstrations which he said were inspired by the Com munists He said his govern ment would not permit Commu nist troublemakers to operate in Saigon Brig Gen Pham Van Dong PARIS AP Premier Saigons military governor Moise Tshombe of the Congo charged in a communique that arrived in Paris Monday for a the Viet Cong definitely had meeting with President Charles been involved Sunday in the fu de Gaulle The African leader is neral procession for a Buddhist en route to New York for the youth that turned into an ami r T XT government demonstration Po lice arrested 89 persons and vv uu ik ailWU OJIU pointment to see De Gaulle and said one of them had Viet Cong other French officials Tuesday connections Record frigid weather settles over the state THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Button up your overcoat was more than just a song to lowans was a neces sity as the coldest weather of the season settled over the state Record lows for this date were reported at some places Crcston recorded an official low of 14 below and unofficial readings of 18 below were re ported at Arispe and Shannon City In southwest Iowa Lamonis 11 below was seven degrees under the previous rec ord low net in 1329 Overnight low ranged up to 3 above at Davenport The Weather Bureau said clear skies light northerly winds and the absence of snow in most sections of the state contributed to the extreme cold Atlantic and Lenox recorded 10 below It was a record for Atlantic Nine below readings were reported at Council Bluffs and Ottumwa both marks were seven degrees under previous lows set in 1896 and 1929 re spcctlvely Carroll also had 9 below The Buddhist hierarchy who have vowed to bring down Huongs government charged that the governments show oi force amounted to direct prov ocalion against unified Bud dhism About 1500 armed paratroop ers clashed with about 2000 demonstrators who had gath ered for the funeral procession of the Buddhist youth The Buddhists claimed the youth Le Van Ngoc 15 was shot by troops who broke up an earlier antigovernment demonstration Fighting broke out after the demonstrators protested the seizure of a truck in the proces sion The army said it carried knives clubs and grenades The vehicles occupants were arrest cd After the demonstrators re fused to heed orders to disperse the paratroopers arrived swinging rifle butts They fired two shots into the air startling horses drawing the hearse The paratroopers beat some 50 mourners off the hearse in cluding the father of the dead youth shoved the boys family into the vehicle and escorted them to the cemetery Some of the demonstrators were bloodied but none was se riously injured Young girls beat and clawed the soldiers but the mob was swiftly dis persed after the paratroopers marched off with the hearse The government had given permission for the funeral but stipulated that only 200 march ers could take part and that the procession follow a route avoid ing downtown Saigon The procession however started out with 2000 marchers and at one point veered toward downtown Saigon Refuse agenda delay May force showdown UNITED NATIONS NY Soviet Union Monday ejected a compromise formula ut forward by SecretaryGen ral U Thant in the hope of voiding a USSoviet confroa ation on UN financing Word of the Soviet decision ame shortly after Soviet For ign Minister Andrei A Gromy o met Secretary of State Dean Uisk for a luncheon discussion f this and other problems be ore the UN Assembly opening nuesday Thant proposed to the four ig powers last week that they agree to postpone all important matters until after the first of he year so that there would bo no occasion to question the vpt ng rights of the Soviet Union The United States and others contend that the Russians can not vote because of their back debts Shortly before the RuskGro myko luncheon session Thant met separately with the Amer ican secretary of state and tha Soviet ambassador to the UN Nikolai T Fedorenko Thant urged agreement to his plan which would avoid forc ing the critical financial issue at the Assemblys opening by letting the Assembly proceed with routine matters while backstage negotiations tackla the money question Then the foreign minister of the United Arab Republic Mah moud Riad called on Rusk to express his concern over the irospective showdown Mahmoud told newsmen after seeing Rusk that the UAR sees the financial fight as an mportant political issue And while the United Nations needs he money to be effective he ic said it would be weakened without collecting funds if cor ain powers are deprived of heir vote The UAR envoy was ex ressing views similar to many f the smaller neutralist na ions at the United Nations on he prospect of applying the UN Charters Article 19 at the tart of the Assemblys session Under Article 19 the Soviets tand to lose their vote in the Jeneral Assembly because they lave fallen more than two years jehind in their dues That is jecause the Kremlin has re used to pay more than mil ion for UN peacekeeping oper ations in the Congo and the Mid dle East The United States says Arti Ic 19 must be lived up to for he sake of the world organiza ions financial and constitution al integrity However Rusk was reported ready to agree to Chants plan provided Gromy co does likewise in order to get he Russians into discussions on inancing future peacekeeping operations 30 below in Minnesota By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bitter cold gripped a broad ection of the nation from the plains to the Appalachians to lay The mercury reached 30 egrces below zero in northern Minnesota Record cold marks for Novem ier were reported by the Weath r Bureau at Minneapolis and t Paul Minn where the mini mum was 16 at Norfolk Neb with 15 and at Ottumwa Iowa with 9 SAME DATElHiU Black 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