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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 14, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspapei for Home CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires have high traditions that mva k e s all North 1 o w a n s MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY APRIL 14 1962 neighbors 10c a Paper Consisls of Two One No 54 Pentagon in uneasy plans By RICHARD SPONG Editorial Research Bureau EDITORS NOTE A House Armed Services subcommit tee heded by Rep F Edward Hebert DLa on Monday be gms hearings on the callup and the proposed reorganiza tion of Army reserves WASHINGTON A first rule of Pentagon politics is that mil itary manpower reserves pro grams have to be treated gingerly There is good reason for this Reserves organizations the Na tional Guard Association of the United States in particular are in a position to exert strong polit ical pressures on Congress The National Guard has a long standing reputation as one of the best politically protected organiza tions in the country It has units and equipment in more than 2200 communities Its activities and payrolls are a welcome supple ment to local economies Gover norsof the states are jealous of their authority over Guard units while m reserve status The Re serve Officers Association may Jack the pressure power of the National Guard Association but its voice is listened to with re spect on Capitol Hill There are some of the reasons why the administrations proposal announced April 4 to eliminate four National Guard and four Army Reserve divisions in a 58 000man cutback pi the nations trained civilians is in for a going over The Guard would be pared from 400000 men to 365000 and the Reserves from 300000 to 277000men This is an even deeper cut than had been proposed in President Kennedys budget message this year That document suggested a reduction of Army reserve com ponets in paiddrill status by 31 000 men President Eisenhower was unsuccessful in efforts to get the strength level cut back by only 30000 men Administration proposal in volves the interests of the gover nors of 21 states in which these Guard units are situated and a number of these already have pro tested to Washington Rep Carl Vinspn DGa chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on April 5 said that he would re serve judgment until a subcom mittee investigating the reserves gets all the facts But Rep James E Van Zandt sen ior Republican on Vinsons com mittee predicted that the cut would be rejected Already resis tance has been encountered in hearings of a Senate Defense Ap propriations subcommittee The timing of the Pentagon pro posal appears dubious It came just as a House subcommittee under Rep F Edward Hebert DLa was about to oper its long threatened investigation of the much debated callup of reservists last October to meet the Berlin crisis Now Rep Heberts group has two targets The Army in February admitted error in the assignment of 38827 men called to active duty to fill undermanned reserve and Na tional Guard units Most of the complaints which have been aired in the press came from these fillers but other reservists are still restive A General Accounting Office survery of 5000 Army reservists called up last fall was made pub lic on April 9 It indicated that less than half were placed in the same type of job they had held on previous active duty tours Ironically the Reserve Forces Act of 1955 was expressly written to avoid the kind of military double jeopardy complained about by reservists who feel they were mustered into active duty needlessly Reds face tough alcoholism fight NEW YORK nations are having problems with they have de nounced in the past as a purely capitalist National Council on Alcoholism was told R Brinkley Smithers council president said Friday that dur ing the past year or two indica tions of the growing problem of alcoholism have come from be hind the iron curtain PRESIDENTIAL INSPECTION nedy talks with a Navy frogman daring a dockside inspection as he leaves the nuclear submarine TJSS Edison at Norfolk Naval Base 4 GOP boss blasts Nixon campaigning WASHINGTON AP Repub lican National Chairman William E Miller says if former Vice President Richard M Nixon doesnt wake up and realize he mustbe human hell be an eider statesman at a very early age Miller also told the Republican Congressional Wives Club Friday that Nixon conducted a horrible campaign for the presidency in 1960 and is doing the same thing now in his race for the California Republican gubernatorial nomina tion No one could get within four miles of Nixon during the cam paign Miller said Nixon could not be reached for comment on Millers statements Miller a congressman from New York said in answer to a question from the floor that al though a majority of the press is liberally oriented Republi cans have only themselves to blame for the bad press we re ceive The way Republicans han dle the press is atrocious On the inside Editorials Page 4 Surveyor 5 Church news 67 Mason City news 89 Society news 12 Sports 1314 Bowling section 15U Comics 17 Clear Lake news 18 North Iowa news 20 Bulletin PARIS AP President De Gaulle accepted the resig nation ofPremier Michel Debre and other members of the government Saturday Georges Pompiddu veteran De Gaulleadviser and direc tor general of the Rothschild Bank in Paris reportedly gets the mission of forming a new government Nuclear arms race expected after K vow MOSCOW AP stage wa set Saturday for a nuclear arms race as Premier vowed to matchWestern nuclear tests blast for underground in the atmosphere even in space Khrushchev has rejected a last Steel prices fall ack Kennedy wins scrap Old Salt Kennedy with Navy By WHITNEYSHOEMAKER WITH KENNEDY ON ATLAN TIC MANEUVERS dent Kennedy Saturday sees his old outfit the Navy uncork its blazing missiles to waves of Marines plunging hrough the surf Kennedy sailed down the Atlan ic Coast Friday night aboard the command ship Northampton in a flotilla of vessels heading for a rendezvous point 50 miles off the North Carolina Coast There the Navy assembled 49 ships with more than 20000 men o parade by the commanderin chief and run through antisubma rine carrier firepower and mis silehurling exercises From the shore at Camp Le jeune NC where he will be joined by the visiting Shah of Iran the President will watch thousands of Marines storm On slow Beach The Atlantic Secre tary of the Navy Fred Korth Adm George W Anderson Jr chief of naval operations and Gen David M Shoup Marine lorps commandant through thou sands of sailors and Leathernecks out to show the President that the Navy plans a major role in the nations defenses Want romance ofpublicity for cigarets LONDON UPI A council headed by the former Arch bishop of Canterbury urged Sat urday that advertisers take the romance and teenage appeal put of cigarette ads A report by the Advertising Inquiry Council Ltd headed by Lord Fisher and formed to protect consumer interests in advertising called on the gov ernment to back the antismok ing drive by putting a ceiling on the cost of tobacco advertis If there is a need to keep the brandname before thejmb lic is there any reason why this should not be done purely KreHy Prime ister Harold Macmaian to accept and emotional copy The re a controlled end to nuclear testing port asked and head off American tests scheduled for later this month in the Pacific Kennedy and Macmillan had asked Khrushchev in a statement earlier this week to reconsider the Soviet refusal to accept any form of international controls within testban treaty Khrushchevs answer in a note distributed by the Soviet news agency Tass and broadcast by Moscow radio declared that the Soviet Union could not accept the Western plan because Russia re fused to permit unhampered in telligence over its territory SAME DATE Iowa Safetj Department Figures Black FUs Means Traffic Death In Fast 24 Hours Giants retreat after facing government ire By WILLIAM J EATON WASHINGTON Democrats Saturday heered President Kennedy and the holdout steel companies or forcing Big Steel to back down on its price hike Kennedy himself aboard the cruiser Northampton in the Atlantic said the people of the United States are most gratified ly the announcements of Bethlehem and United States Steel rompanies that their proposed price increases are being re scinded He said the action serves the public interest and their actions will assist our common objective of strengthening our Country and our economy His brother Atty Gen Robert F Kennedy said it would be inadvisable for me to say anything about the Big Steel action but he said it would not affect a federal grand jury in restigationaof possible antitrust in the industry The attorney general was ob iously elated He popped out of his office into a nearby press when he heard of the revo ations slapped his hand against a door frame and said he was I TEARS IN YIET NAM A grieves for hersonkilled by Viet Cong rebels in fighting last week at Tra Bong a village some 330 miles northeast of Saigon Sentence robbers of area banks SIOUX CITY AP Tenyear federal prison sentences have been given two Iowa men who pleaded guilty to robbing banks at Rock Falls and Plainfield Sentenced by U S District Judge John Delehant Friday were Kenneth Truesdell 32 of Water loo and Thomas Rasmussen 30 of Mason City Both also had been given 10 year sentences in the Iowa Peni tentiary after pleading guilty in District Court in Mason City to car theft charges on Thursday The men admitted robbing the Rock Falls branch of the Ameri can State Bank of Mason City of about on Feb 3 and taking about from the Farmers State Bank of Plainfield Feb 19 SON ARRESTED Jordan UPI King Saud of Saudi Arabia has or dered the arrest of one of his sons for running into two per sons with his automobile Mecca radio reported FAIRandWARMER Iowa Fair north partly cloudy south Saturday Few lighi showers extreme southwest Sunday generally fair Warm er extreme south Saturday Highs 45 to 55 Lows 25 to 30 Minnesota Mostly fair west and south through Sunday Only minor temperature changes GlobeGazette Weather Datj up to 8 am Saturday Maximum 43 Minimum 23 At 8 am 30 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 55 Minimum 31 CIVIC LEADER DIES DES MOIiVES Oft Arthur G Kenworlhy 82 Des Moines busi nessman and civic leader died Dad boosts some rents for Mart It took a strong president and a competitive company to CHICAGO Mersave the da said Senate Dem chandise Mart owned by Hubert HHum dent Kennedys father and often F ey The revcrsal he said 4v may have saved the steel in called the largest commercial jmy have saved the steel in structure apparently is from rather drastic ac ion by the government itructure apparently is plan ning to raise some rents by 3 5 per cent rescinding the a ton price joost they announced only two days ago U S Steel Corp the nations argest producer and originator of the price increases an nounced its decision late ia the Wallace 0 Oilman the Marts tions major steel producers fae jeneral said Friday that prices were being raised on some but not all of the eases expiringthis year The raises are necessitated by increased operating costs principally labor land Oilman said But later Friday the Mar issued a statement by Oilman modifying the earlier informa tion Oilman in the statement said the Merchandise Marl las not instituted an overall ncrease in its rental structure Each renewal lease is nego tiated individually on terms varying from 3 to 10 years dura ion Adjustments when made are based on conditions then existing and the tenant is as sured of rate stability during the term of the lease involved The weather Bright skies for lowans Sunny weather returned to Iowa Saturday The bright weather picture which includes moderating tem jeratures should extend through Monday the Weather Bureau said The mercury will dip to the up per 20s in the northeast and to around 40 in the extreme south west Saturday night but Sundays highs are likely to be in the 40s and 50s the Weather Bureau said The outlook for Monday is for Friday of a heart attack at Des continued sunny skies and mild Moines General Hospital temperatures 43 schools participate College students in Iowa borrow million IVAQWIWnTnM WASHINGTON AP More than 3000 Iowa college students helped pay their way through school last year by borrowing more than million under the governments student loan pro gram Fortythree colleges in the state are participating in the program under which full time students may borrow up to in an academic year and over the course of their college work The Department of Health Ed ucation and Welfare reports 3114 Iowa students borrowed in the 196061 academic year A high percentage of the stu dents 1157 were women The borrowers included 812 freshmen 747 sophomores 629 juniors 705 seniors and 221 graduate students Since the programs inception in February 1959 a total of 4799 stu dents in Iowa colleges have bor rowed to help meet their educational expenses The law requires that in re viewing loan applications schools give special consideration to stu dents with superior academic backgrounds in science mathe matics engineering modern for eign languages or those planning to enter teaching professions BoiTowers are required to be gin repayment of the loans one year after they Finish their col lege work but may stretch out the payments over a 10year peri od at 3per cent interest Repayment of loan principal and interest go back into the loan funds of the colleges and may be used for further student loans The colleges participating in the program put up for each they receive under the program In Iowa 267 students have re paid on their loans through last June 30 In addition has been canceled on 98 students ioans under a special provision which permits partial cancellation because of fulltime teaching serv ice in public elementary or sec ondary schools This feature of the program provides for 10 per cent cancella tion of the loan principal for each year of teaching service up to a maximum of 50 per cent of the total amount borrowed In Iowa the report also shows that three student loans for a total of have been canceled under a special death of disability feature of the program Here are other Iowa colleges participating in the program in cluding the federal funds each received in 1959 I960 1961 and the allocation for the 1962 aca demic year Boone Junior nothing Clarinda Community Clinton Junior nothing Clinton Junior nothing Cornell Creston Community nothing Drake 163 Eagle Grove Junior Ellsworth Junior Emmetsburg Community Col lege nothing nothing nothing Estherville Junior College nothing Iowa State Iowa Wesleyan Luther Marshalltown Junior College nothing nothing Mason City Junior 691 Parsons St Ambrose College Simpson 048 State College of State University of 364 University of Upper Iowa Waldorf nothing Wartburg 975 Webster City Junior College nothing nothing nothing Westmar 13720 very pleased Like a stack of cards the na It said The price decision was made in the light of the competitive developments today and all other current circum stances including the removal of a serious obstacle to proper relations between government and business This decision of Big Steel came after Bethlehem Steel Corp the nations second big gest producer had announced it was calling off the price boost Both firmsacted after Inland Steel and Kaiser Steel refused to go along and raise their prices at this time It was a resounding victory for Kennedy who had thrown all the resources of his admin istration against the plans of the steel giants to raise prices Since Tuesday night when US Steel made its original an nouncement the industry has found itself faced with a grand jury investigation for possible antitrust violations a maneuver by the administration Friday to switch steel procurement to firms which did not raise prices and bitter public denunciation by government officials from Kennedy downward Following the lead of US Steel eight of the socalled big 11 steel companies announced that they too would raise prices Then Friday in the face of the administration opposition one major company Bethlehem said it was rescinding its hike Another company said that it did not plan an increase at this time Big Steels decision came only 24 hours after board chairman Roger Blough had defended the price hike But Blough acknowledged in his New York news conference Thursday that the big firms might not be able to maintain the hike if some of the other in dustry members did not go along Inland and Kaiser then de cided they would not join the others and the die was cast Then came Bethlehems an nouncement The Justice Department mean while announced that it would go ahead with plans for a grand jury investigation to see if the industry had violated antitrust laws SLIDE SHOW The Rev N R Olphin Des Moines will show slides of the Holy Land at 4 pm Palm Sun day at the Mount Zion Baptist Church 621 Adams SW There will be special music The Rev James A Harris is pastor of the ;