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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1960, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hw VOL n MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The Newspaper That Makes All North lowans Neighbors HOME ClTiON Preu Onlttd fnn ttootl Full LCIM MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY APRIL 14 1M 7o Copy Paper Consists of Four m f Few of us write our leaders Only 6 of every 100 take time to voice opinions By KENNETH FINK Princeton Research Service PRINCETON NJ DO the letters that come into the White1 House the US Capitol and the 50 state capitols across the na tion day in and day out truly express the will of rank and file American citizens Just how representative of the nations voters is the mail that comes in in a mere filling many mailpouches Results of the latest survey with adult citizens in all walks of life throw light on this all important matter SURVEY RESULTS first of all show that only 6in each 100 questioned say that they have written to one or more of the following during the past 12 months the President the gov ernor of their state one of their two U S senators or the rep resentative from their own dis trict Furthermore in every single segment of the population ex amined at least 6 out of every 7 in that population group say they have not written These groups include men and women young and eld and people in the various political groups city sizes educational groups occu pations and labor union mem bers At the same time analysis of todays survey results highlight some findings that all govern ment officials should know about their incoming mail One is that the more educa tion people have had the more likely they are to write For example 14 per cent of the college educated adult citi zens talked to 4 per cent of all those who have attended high school but not college arid only one per cent of those who fin ished their format schooling without attending high school written to someone in high oTfice over the past year False bomb report Wisecracks bring five arrests COLUMBUS Ohio your Up That wartime security slo gan looks more and more like good advice to airline travel ers who get an impulse to crack a joke about a bomb The FBIs arrest here Wed nesday night of Julius Rou dolph Radwanski 38 Hunting don Valley Pa on a false bomb report charge was the fifth such arresl in eight days Radwanski allegedly replied to a your bag is heavy com ment by a Trans World Air lines employe at Port Colum bus Airport with the remark Theres a bomb in it Then he found himself in FBI cus tody By shortly after mid night he had been brought be fore US Commissioner Rob ert W Newlon for a hearing Radwanski was released on bond reported E D Mason FBI special agent sta tioned at Cincinnati who re lated the incident Radwanski a sales engineer for a Phila delphia construction firm is to appcir in US District Court next Wednesday TWA flight 300 from Colum bus to Pittsburgh was delayed 32 minutes while officials scorched for the bomb None was found Earlier Wednesday in San Francisco a neon tube bender was charged with the same of fense The US attorneys of fice filed the charge against William A Grant of Uelmont Calif A United Air Lines spokes man said Grunt was trying to take out insurance on his wife after seeing her aboard a Los Angclcsbound DCS jet when lie made his remark Told Mrs Grant would have to sign any insurance forms Grant al legedly said Well I guess the bomb wont do any good then Mrs Grant was removed from the plane and her bag gage searched The airliner left 40 minutes late A false bomb report carries a maximum penally of a fine and or one year in prison Ami the U S Department of Justice has said it will vigor ously prosecute such cases svith U S attorneys request ing jail sentences for persons convicted Other arrests in recent days were made at Tulsa Okla Sarasota Fla aand Indiana polis Ind All involved trav eling business executives alleged to have made remarks about a bomb New drug probe WHERE THE NOSE GOES Come dian Jimmy Durante has the advantage Schnozz was a guest at an Easter egg as he joins Eve Gardner 5 Bethpage coloring contest for underprivileged L I in an impromptu contest of push ing eggs with their noses The youngsters at the St Moritz Hotel in New York More pressure on Nixon to campaign WASHINGTON presi sure built up on Vice Presi dent Richard MNixon Thurs day to open up with political campaigning before the Repub lican presidential and nominat ing convention Sen Barry Goldwater of Ari zona chairman of the Republi N ews in a utshell ANOTHER WAY of looking at QUR the findings is this College edu cated people in the nation pro portionately are writing 14 times as many letters to top govern ment officials as are those who ended their formal schooling in grammer school And these same college educated people are writing exactly 3Vi times as often as those who attended high schoftl but did not go to college Still another finding worthy of mention is that whereas 1 out of every 9 11 per cent of the independents have written to someone high up in government over the past year only 1 in 20 Republicans 5 per cent and 1 in 25 Democrats 4 per cent have written Worthy of particular note too is that people engaged in the so called whitecollar occupations are more inclined to write than are those in bluecollar occupa tions For example whereas 11 per cent of the professional worker group 8 per cent of the businessmanmanager group and 3 per cent of the salesclerical worker group wrote letters over the past 12 months only 4 er cent of the skilled craftsmen group and only 2 per cent of the semiskilled and unskilled group the biggest single seg ment of the voting population wrote AT THE SAME time 5 per cent of the farmers questioned say they wrote letters during the past 12 months to President Eisenhower their governor one or both of their U S senators or the representative from their own district Two other findings worthy of mention are that differences be tween men and women or be tween younger and older citi zens insofar as writing to gov ernment officials is concerned are very slight Exactly 6 per cent of the men and 6 per cent of ihe wom en talked to say they wrote to one of the people on the list during the past 12 months And survey findings show that 5 per cent of the 2129 year olds 6 fer cent of the 3044 year old and 6 per cent of the 45 year and old er group wrote Interesting too people living In big with 100000 or more less in clined to write to top govern ment officials than are those in smaller communities HAMILTON U S Coast Guard reported Thursday that five crewmen of a twinengine Canadian pa trol plane which was forced to ditch in the Atlantic off Ber muda have been rescued A German freighter took the men aboard au thorities have charged Bever ly Aadland 17 former pro tege of actor Enrol Flynn and involved in a fatal shooting as being a sex delinquent They claim shes been a adate call girl since the age of 12 She faces a hearing May 2 in an effort to make her a ward of juvenile court an Senatorial Campaign Com mitteesaid Nixons showing in Tuesdays Illinois primary con eivably may bring some hanges in the vice presidents trategy Running unopposed in the GOP presidential primary Nixon col ected 725000 votes with nearly 00 precincts unreported This approached but still fell below he 781710 President Eisenhow er got in the 1956 primary POSSIBLY MORE significant lowever the vice president fell more than 150000 votes short of he total rolled up by Sen Paul Douglas a Democratic liberal who was unopposed for renomi nation to the Senate Goldwater said this outcome could be discounted somewhat another look at his determina tion not to campaign until after the convention Goldwater said Nixons lieutenants do n o noon agree with this assessment of course They have plenty of recedent for their view that ow a candidate runs in an un pposed primary has little to o with his final showing in ovember Nevertheless they could be isturbed by the failure of near 100000 Republicans who oted in the Illinois GOP gov rnors race to take the trouble o cast a ballot for Nixon even hough he was unopposed IN DENVER Post which upporled Eisenhower in 1952 and 1956 said editorially Wed nesday that the Republicans set for kidnaper PARIS Jean Pierre Peugeot and his family stood ready Thursday to pay ransom for the safe return of the magnates kid naped grandson Police agreed to steer clear of any direct negotiations the family might arrange with the abductors of Eric Peugeot snatched from a play ground sandbox Tuesday after because Douglas had done what he called a good job of cam paigning and no special Repub tican drive was put on for Nixon But it suggests that maybe the vice president ought to take NEW sta tion WJBW Thursday pro moted its altnight disc jockey to days The allnight record spinner is David Allknight GENEVA The United States offered Thursday to ne gotiate an immediate agree ment to ban production of fis sionable materials for military purposes WASHINGTON The U S Court of Appeals Thursday up held the State Departments denial of a passport to Rep Charles 0 Porter DOre to travel in Red China A three judge panel of the appellate court unanimously rejected Porters contention that as a member of Congress he has a right to go anywhere in the world except in time of war or emergency BOSTON Movie actor Gary Cooper 58 underewnt a pros tate operation Thursday at Mas sachusetts General Hospital Small clashes in Cuban mountains HAVANA Rumors per sisted Thursday of small clashe in the mountains of east Cuba between insurgent bands an armed peasants and troops re portedly led by Fidel Castro am his army commander Officia sources in Havana remaine silent on the rebel hunt Bu Castro appeared to be making major personal effort to trac down insurgent leader Manue Beaton a former captain i Castros revolutionary arm who reportedly took to th mountains with perhaps 50 anti Castro guerillas hould organize a draft for Gov sTelson Rockefeller of New York The Post said Rockefeller appears to be the most attrac ive Republican candidate that could be offered to the people of the United States this year in he presidential sweepstakes The editorial added that Rock efeller if nominated might not win But he would we are sure be a stronger candidate than Richard Nixon Heavy showers in South Iowa Rain pelted southern sections of Iowa early Thursday with more than an inch reported in several sections Ottumwa reported the heav iest rainfall with 133 inches Washington had 117 inches Fairfield 104 Albia Dav enport 96 Lamoni 67 Burling ton 57 and Council Bluffs 12 Every policeman in France was alerted to watch for the child with the blond crew cut the lanky darkhaired young man who grabbed him and an other man who drove them away in a Peugeotmade car ASSOCIATES OF the family said there had been no contact with the abductors since two enigmatic phone calls the night after the kidnaping The ransom note dropped by the kidnaper as he fled with the boy told the family instruc tions would be forthcoming in 48 hours The 48 hours end at 5 pm The first telephone call came about six hours after the kid naping The caller asked for Erics father then hung up An hour later a second call asked if the ransom letter had been found When told the note was in hand the caller again hung up AP Pholotnx NO BLISTERS YET Sgt Mervyn Evans of the British Army left and Flight Sgt Patrick Moloney of the RAF rest in Sacramento Calif after tramp ing 50 miles on their San Francisco to New York hike Theyre out to break the crosscountry walking record of 79 days 10 hours Another Britisher Bar bara Moore 55 set out after the soldiers a day later and hopes to overtake them Allies ironing out minor differences The distraught father Roland Peugeot appealed for the boys return in a nationwide telecast Wednesday night MY ONLY CARE is to find him again safe and sound as quickly as possible he said I have not made a complaint to the police I formally prom ise to ask that the kidnaper should not be prosecuted One of the kidnapers de scribed as lanky and dark haired walked into the play ground of the St Cloud Coun try Club picked up the boy from a sandpile joined his con federate waiting in a Peugeot sedan and rode off Erics nurse and the family chauffeur chatting in a car nearby were unaware that any thing had happened until Erics 7yearold brother ran up to report Eric has left with a man They found a ransom note in the sandbox and im mediately telephoned the par ents The Weather North Iowa Partly cloudy through Friday occasional showers and thunderstorms Continued mild Lows Thurs day 4549 high Friday 6572 Iowa Partly cloudy scattered showers and thunderstorms Friday No important tem perature changes Low Thurs day 4555 High Friday 6474 Saturday few showers con tinued mild Minnesota Showers continued mild Highs Friday 5565 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Thursday Maximum Minimum At 8 am 67 37 53 Burglar held after theft of valuables DES MOINES ties captured an admitted bur glar moments after three men iroke into Daniels Jewelers lowntown here and stole an esti mated in diamond rings and watches Police identified the prisoner as Eugene Wil liams 30 Kansas City Mo Dur ing his capture a knapsack con taining most of the loot was re covered GETS 9 YEARS DES MOhVES iifi Douglas Soaring prices studied FKOM OUIl WIRE SERVICES WASHINGTON Senate In vestigators were lokl Thursday that some companies use the same advertising techniques to pcddic new drugs to physicians that arc used to sell new auto mobiles to the general public Dr Chauncey D Leake of the Ohio Stale University Medi cal School said drug prices could be reduced if manufacturers toned down advertising and pro motional campaigns He said drug advertisers seem to think that physicians are simpletons and that they may be persuaded to use new drugs in the same way that people generally are persuaded to buy new clothes and new automobiles LEAKE MADE HIS statements to the Senate AntiTrust and Monopoly subcommittee headed by Sen Estes Kefauver D which is launching a new investigation of prices and profits in the drug industry Drug companies should vide more helpful informa tion he said rather than con centrating on what he termed persuasive exaggerated ad vertisements concealing for commercial reasons what is really essential for physicians to know Dr L H Jacques president of the Iowa chapter of the American Academy of General Practice denied a charge made by another Iowa physician that some medical societies are be holden to drug manufacturers The accusation was made by Dr William Bean of the Univer sity of Iowa Medical School in recent testimony before the sub committee Some medical societies are so beholden to some drug manu aclurers that they wont listen Moincs Thursday w a s sento criticism of the firms prod lenced to nine years for violat ing the state narcotics law WASHINGTON West ern presummit talks were in the final session Thursday with top US officials reported cool toward a French plan for East West control against arms ship ment to newly developing coun tries Among other things they fear such bigpower control might give the appearance of dicta torship toward the smaller na tions Secretary of State Christian A Herter was also said to be lukewarm to a British proposal for seeking Soviet agreement to an international code of ethics The United Nations already has such a code But hewas more favorably disposed toward step ping up cultural and information exchanges with the SovietUnion These and a hatful of other ideas were up for scrutiny un der the catchall EastWest re lations agenda in the windup meeting of the threeday for eign ministers conference Herter Britains Selwyn Lloyd Murville are charting was found dead in a bi for their government heads to I at home Wednesday night wi Plastic bag fatal to Des Moines infant DES MOINES WJ A four and Frances Maurice Couve del monthold baby Nicholas Shel bed with a plastic clothing bag over its iiead The child was the son of Mr and Mrs N L Shelby On the inside Editorials Page 4 Society News567 Latest Markets 12 Mason City News 1213 use at the summit parley with the Soviet Union starting in Paris May 16 Wednesday the foreign minis ters held separate meetings on two major cold war disputes headed for summit GermanyBerlin and disarma speedily came to complete agreement Basic ally they drafted no new pro posal but reaffirmed funda mental positions previously taken by the West on these is sues Comics 14 Clear Lake News 15 North NewsU Sports MM AP Photofax PAYMENT IN FULL John Herko New York em braces Douglas Billman 4 after saving the boy from an apartment fire In rescuing the boy Herko a bar tender fulfilled a vow he made 13 years ago when a woman kept his son from drowning I felt that I owed some child a life since then he said The fire however did claim the life of Douglass sister and a friend i ucts Bean said NEVER HAVE 1 had knowl edge first hand or otherwise of any medical society being sub servient to any drug manufac turers free spending or other wise Jacques said He conced ed that drug companies rent space at physicians meetings and conventions The payments are used to defray the costs of obtaining scientific speakers and directly contributes to the quality of the groups strictly professional and scientific activi ties he said Other congressional develop ments John E Moss DCalif urged that House in luencc investigators recall Jerome K Kuyken dall of the Federal Power Com mission to testify under oath about behindthescenes talks Between FPC members and util ty representatives Moss said ie wanted to know if it was cus omary for commissioners to have outside discussions with in dustry officials about pending cases Minimum House la bor subcommittee will hear La bor Secretary James P Mitchell next week on controversial pro posals to raise the minimum wage from to and ex pand coverage to an additional 7500000 workers Organizedla bor has backed the ;