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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 10, 1962, Mason City, Iowa Iowas Dailytslewspdper Edited for the LOBE VOL 102 T L 1 I n e news paper Associated Press arid United Press International Full Lease Wires t hat ma k e s a II N o r t h 1 o w a n s MASON TUESDAY APRIL 10 HOME EDITION Fin neighbors 10c a Paper Consists of Two a I Atest plea to Russ Marching back to Bataan Epic battles 20 years ago By VICENTE MALIWANAG BATAAN Philippines On this beanshaped peninsula 20 years ago outnumbered Filipino and American troops surrendered to the Japanese forces after one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific war Although it was a day of de feat the gallant stand by the Allied defenders against the Japanese invaders made Bataan one of the most famous battle grounds of World War II and a monument to the bravefighting men who gave their lives bat tling against superior forces Across Manila Bay from Bataan is Corregidor a rocky fortress that also stood and fell before the Japanese The Allied defense of Bataan and Corregidor upset Japans timetable for conquest of Asia and enabled Gen Douglas Mac Arthur to regroup his forces in Australia and eventually strike back at the Japanese Today 4a million oLL re finery sitsin one of the towns of Bataan a jetage symbol on the ground where thousands died under the crack of riflefire and cannon bursts Bataan relics steel helmets boot nails and hitman bones were dug up by bull dozers which cut the grgund for the refinery put up by the ESSO Standard Philippine Co last year The Bataan story did not end with the surrendei of 35000 American and Filipino troops on April 9 1942 From the battleground the Japanese herded the prisoners on the long march to detention camps in Capas Tarlac Prov ince about 90 miles to the north The trek was to go down in history as the infamous death march for the exhausted diseased and defeated men of Bataan Julio Carrio United Press In ternational staff member who helped cover the Bataan battle and who himself was captured by the Japanese recounted 20 years later We were told to march in six columns At every turn of the eye was a Japanese soldier with his bayonet drawn up menacingly and zealously guard ingus It was horrible We marched day and night without food without water We would rest only when the Japanese changed guards in the towns along the route Every six or seven steps a prisoner would stumble face first to the ground either too sick too exhausted or too hungry and thirsty to continue walking We would leave them crumpled on the ground The Japanese guards would kick and bayonet the men who stumbled They did the same for those who attempted to help their companions to their feet Carrio was among the few who escaped before reaching the Capas prison camps On the inside Editorials Page 4 Clear Lake News 6 North Iowa News 7 Society News 101112 Sports 1304 Comics 18 Farm Features 19 Masoff City News 2021 Latest Markets 21 RIGOROUS TRIP MEXICO CITY WShortness of breath probably caused by Mexico Citys 7800foot altitude forced visiting President Joao Goulart of Brazil to cancel most ot his schedule Tuesday CHARLES E CORNWELL Cornwall is endorsed for High court Charles E Cornwell presi dent of the 12th Judicial District Bar Assn has been recom mended by five county bar as sociations to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court A Mason City lawyer for more than 30 years Cornwell was unanimously approved at a meeting of the Cerro Gordo County Bar Assn Tuesday noon David gutter secretary of the bar4 twaV instructed fo forward the resolution to Chief Justice T G Garfield Judge Garfield heads the gov ernors committee which meets Wednesday in D e s Moines to recommend a successor to Jus tice W L Bliss also of Mason City who resigned last week A similar recommendation for Cornwell was approved Monday ay the Hancock and Worth coun ty bar associations Monday evening by the Floyd County jar and Tuesday by the Butler County bar North Iowa Mostly cloudy through Wednesday Lows Tuesday night 3034 Chance of scattered light rain southeast Wednesday highs in 40s owa Becommg mostly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday scattered light showers west Tuesday night and east and south Wednesday Lows Tues daynight in 30s Highs Wednes day 40s northeast toSO and 55 southwest Further Partly cloudy Thursday little temperature change Minnesota Considerable cloudi ness continued cool Highs Wed nesday 3545 GlobeGazette weather data up o 8 aim Tuesday Maximum 44 Minimum 23 Attempt to put blame on Soviets U S tests forthcoming WASHINGTON Unit id States and Britain gave the Soviet Union an apparently final warning Tuesday that unless there is agreement on an enforceable nuclear test ban the new US test leries scheduled to start late this month will have to go forward In a joint statement released at he White House the two govern ments called on the Soviets to re consider their position on the in spection issue and to accept the principle of international verifica tion If they will do this the state ment said there is still time to reach agreement The declaration then continued But if there is no change in the present Soviet position the gov ernments of United States and the United Kingdom must conclude that their efforts to obtain a work able treaty to ban nuclear tests are not now successful and the test series scheduled for the latter part of this month will have to go forward f and British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan chose the joint statement tech nique for stating their position in preference to forwarding another direct appeal to Soviet Premier Khrushchev Some US officials said the time is considered too late for the personal communica tion method The statement was not present ed as a KennedyMacmillan dec laration but as one from the two governments The 600word statement re viewed the latest found of US British negotiations with Russia on a treaty to ban further testing of nuclear weapons The negotiations began at Gene va a month ago when Secretary of State Dean Rusk met Soviet For eign Minister Andrei A Gromyko the opening of the 17nation disarmament conference A few days before the confer ence opened Kennedy had an nounced that unless a dependable san on testing could be negotiated before late April the United States would begin conducting tests in he atmosphere over the central Pacific Tuesdays declaration said that well as other Soviet consistently rejected theprinciple of international in spection as a means for policing a test ban In the view of the West ern powers a treaty without ade quate verification to guarantee against cheating would be unde pendable Therefore the state mentargued the whole issue turns on Russias rejection of the principle of objective international verification The declaration obviously was designed to place upon the Soviet government the responsibility for the resumption of the nuclear arms development race Plenty of suggestions New Iowacut steak DES MOINES than 4000 names have been submitted for anew lowacut steak to be introduced to the public at the 50th anniversary of the Iowa Beef Producers Association April 18 The steak is made from the top sirloin portion of the sirloin Although the deadline for submitting names for this new Iowa steak was March 31 the association still is getting about 25 names a day As part of the ceremonies Paul Lefton manager of the Savery Hotel where the convention will be held will register IT flf hote The steer be exhibited in the lobby of the hotel That evening the winner of the con test will be named and Gov Norman Erbe will be served with the first steak honoring the new Iowa cut Here are some sample names received by the beef oro ducers M lowaloin Iowa Top Loin Steak Iowa Topper Steak Iowa Best Corn Country Cut l0Sircut Iowa Tender Tip Com State Steak Iowa Butter Ball Steak la maze Beef Iowa Sweepsteak Hawkeye Sioux City Steak Friendship 7 and Capi tai cut No 51 Big Brother award to Willson WASHINGTON Willson composer of The1 Music hit musical about a glibcon man who sells band instruments to kids who cant play ceived the 1961 Big Brother of the Year award Tuesday from President Kennedy By giving so generously of yourself yourjheart talent you exVmplifyrtheipMV osophy of the Big Brother movement and are a source of lasting pride to every big and little brother said Ken nedy in presentingthe scroll rat a White House ceremony Willsoni native of Mason City Iowa was seleted for the award by Big Brother leaders in the United States and Canada for said the cita youtb Big Brothers of America is an international youth move ment with headquarters in Philadelphia Members give individual guidance to father less boys between 8j and 1 years old t musical has 1 a happy ending with the fast seeing the error fiisi waysfmmdeft and was first president of the Big Brothers of Greater Los Angeles r Willson also is composer of Chicken Fat theme song of the Presidents national physical fitness program The film version of The Music Man will have its press premiere in Mason City 19 ia con junction with the annual North Iowa Band Festival in a utshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Exiles HAVANA Four Cu ban exiles representing the families of 1179 cap tured Cuban invaders ar tived to bargain with Fidel Castro on his62 million ransom demand for the prisoners free dom Court action WASHINGTON Kennedy administration appeared tb be deter mined to seek a federal court injunction against the 25day West Coast maritime strike despite opposition from union and management offi cials Treated good POMPANO BEACH shipwrecked Yanks just returned from Cuba said they were courteously received and humanely treated after first being reported by Castro forces as Navy frogmen Aid to jobless W President Kennedy sent legislation to Congress to continue for one year the temporary program of extended unemployment compensation for work ers who have been idle for long periods Yank on trial WIESBADEN Ger m a ri y The civilian lawyer for Capt Joseph Kauffman 43 U S Air Force officer accused of leaking defense secrets to East German Commu n i s t s challenged the courts jurisdiction short ly after the trial began before a nineman court martial HOLLYWOOD AP Sexy Sophia Loren sternfaced Maxi milian Schell and splashy West Side Story go into the records as top winners of the 34th annual Loren Schell honored Gatecrasher step Is show at Academy Awards night Academy Awards But a sensa tional bit of gatecrashing stole the show Italys Miss Loren is best ac tress Viennas Schell is best BIG NIGHT IN HOLLYWOOD Top Academy Awatds get acquainted with their new friends by the name of Oscar Left to right in top photo are George Chakiris named best supporting actor for his role in West Side Greer Gar son who accepted the best actress Oscar for the ab sent Sophia Loren Rita Moreno named best support ed for West Side Story and Maximilian bchell honored as best actor of the year for his role in Judgment at Nurenberg Miss Loren who won for her acting in Two Women is shown in the bot tom photo with her husband Carlo Ponti in Rome after hearing the news actor Hollywoods West Side Story is best picture winner 6 a nearrecord 10 Oscars New Yorks Stan Berman retains his title as world champion gate crasher Berman 35 a cabbie who has made a career out of penetrating the impenetrable stalked onto the stage in midtelecast at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium present ed astonished emcee Bob Hope with an ersatz Oscar and stalked the film famous and a nation of onlookers flabber gasted The handsome Schell won for his role as the defender of Nazi war criminals in Judgment at the top despite the handicap ofstarting in the shadow of his famous sister actress Maria Schell The voluptuous brunette Miss Loren won her Oscar in absentia for playing the earthy war refu gee in the Italian production Two a rags toriches tale that began on the streets of Rome Hers is the first Oscar to arole played in a lan guage other than English It was the first time since 1939 when Britishers Vivien Leigh and Robert Donat triumphed that two foreigners have come out on top West Side a musical version of Romeo and Juliet set among the juvenile street gangs of New York fell just one Oscar short of equaling the record of 11 set by BenHur in 1959 Its sweep included support awards for George Chakiris and Rita Moreno costume design film editing scoring of a musical sound color cinematography art and set decoration Miss Loren didnt come for the awards saying she was too tired and too scared T might lose Exploration award to astronaut Glenn WASHINGTON tft Astronaut John Glenn Monday received the Hubbard Medal an emblem given by the National Geographic So ciety It has been awarded to only 20 other men since it was struck in 1006 to honor thosewho have earned recognition through ex ploration in tax take million thus far DES MOINES AP Iowas evenue collections were off about 21 million fromearlier estimates uring the first nine months of le present fiscal year Stata omptroller Marvin Selden Jr aid Tuesday Selden put some of the blame n a December blizzard which it most of the state while the lopping season was in full swing owever he expects a resurge uring the spring quarter Receipts collected from the tates nine special taxes from he state Liquor Control Commis ion and other sources amounted in the ninemonth reriod ended last March 31 Selden said this was about million ahead of the same period he previous year but was off million from an estimate of 96241 that the comptrollers of ce had predicted last July 1 Selden said if the present trend ontinued the state would end up ith a treasury surplus of about 15 million instead of the mil on previously expected Use tax and corporation income axes were under collections of he ninemonth period in the pre ious fiscal year But several other sources of rev nue failed to yield the expected mounts These include the beer ax chain store tax cigarette tax quipment car tax insurance pre mium tax sales tax and liquor commission receipts But individual income tax re ceipts which totalled million for the tunemonth period up more than million thesame period the previous year and about ahead of the estimates Use tax receipts Selden said were under collections of the same period in the previous fiscal year But the comptroller said this was because quite a few use tax cases involving mostly railroads were still pending He aid these cases could bring the tate up to an additional million lollars in revenue Sales tax about million from the previous fiscal ear were about million un er the comptrollers estimate Selden had estimated prior to he meeting of the 1961 Legisla ure that the state would end up vith a treasury surplus of about 15 the mini mum for state government opera the end of the present iennium He later revised hises mate and predicted on surplus Here is what the states nine pecial taxes yielded during the rst nine months of fiscal 1962 vith collections for the same peri d in the previous fiscal year in arenthesis Beer hain store igarette quipment car income tax corporation 2426790 individual 16723515 Inherit nee in urance premium sales and use tax Those who are rich get richer WEST CHESTER Pa AP he Edward Trosts worked eve ings weekends and through va ations to build a falout shelter n their back yard They dug a huge pit mixed mortar and placed concrete locks Then the job done they isited some other shelters on dis lay at a downtown store Along with hundreds of others ley filled out a card entitling lem to a chance on a free helter Yup They won SAME DATE1W1144 ;