Mason City Globe Gazette Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 27

About Mason City Globe Gazette

  • Publication Name: Mason City Globe Gazette
  • Location: Mason City, Iowa
  • Pages Available: 311,935
  • Years Available: 1901 - 1994
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Mason City Globe Gazette, April 24, 1962

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for ttw VOL 102 The newspaper Associated Press and United Press International Full Lease Wires ITY GLOBE that makes all North lowans MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY APRIL 24 1962 HOME EDITION n eig h b o rs i a Paper Consists of Four Soviet hears spy charge Stockpiles how they got so big Flemming to be quizzed By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON The Syming ton subcommittee wants to ques tion Arthur S Flemming director of Defense Mobilization in the Eisenhower administration about windfalls of more than million that went to copper companies in stead of to taxpayers These came about in two ways The federal government had MOSCOW Foreign Minister Andrei A Gromyko charged Tuesday that Western dis armament proposals at Geneva were designed for spying and X raying the entire territory of the Soviet Union He spoke before the Supreme Soviet which opened Monday with the disarmament stalemate in Ge neva as one of the chief items on its agenda Premier Khrushchev went through the motions of submitting the resignations of himself and his government to the newly elect ed Parliament and was chosen unanimously to resume his office The Supreme Soviet also unani mously reelected Leonid Brezh nev chairman of the Presidium or president of the USSR Surprisingly the body also re elected 81yearold Klementi Voro shilov a member of the Presi dium Voroshilov was denounced at the last party congress as a member of the MolotovMalenkov antiparty clique Reporting on disarmament Gro myko said the government of the United States is urging control for controls sake or to be more ex act for the sake of intelligence the other hand he declared negotiated long term contracts to buy copper ore at 30 cents a pound In 1955 the market price of copper rose 4 cents to 9 cents above the price that producers tne Soviet Union has submitted a could get from the government or complete disarmament by Eventually it went as lugh as 46 which the entire war machine is cents Under directives from be smashed and abolished in Flemming mining companies three consecutive stages Western delegations he added were throwing up obstacles to real disarmament and trying to get it to meet to the roar of nuclear explosions The Soviet delegates have threatenedto walk out of the con ference if the United States goes ahead with its intention of starting a series of nuclear tests in the Pacific On Berlin and Germany Gro his exchanges with US Secretary of State Dean Rusk in Geneva were useful and re vealed the existence of a desire to find ways to narrow the gap between the positions of the sides with due consideration for the con ditions actually existing in Ger many although it is quite clear to be overcome were allowed to run out on these contracts temporarily or totally1 The higher prices on trie open market netted the companies 993302 General Services admin istration people have told the sub committee If the government had bought at the contract price and sold on the open market forbear ing stockpiles for the time being that have been realized for the Then internationalNickel Co offered to cancel itscontractand give the government any money it received in the open market over price It wanted to do this in order to supply its regular customers request was turned down at a loss tothe government of a possible 133 according to GSA estimate The stockpiling mess like the highway scandals in Massachu setts should supply plenty of political ammunition for Repub licans and Democrats alike Stock piles were started in 1939 The program was under the guidance of two Democratic and one Repub lican administrations before the Kennedy administration took of fice Originally estimates of needs were calculated on the basis of a fiveyear war In 1958 a review of the program led to a decision realistically in the light of the nuclear revolution to stock ma terials for threerather than five years The Kennedy administration is relatively in the clear on over QUYC11KCO Wl tlouimg buying according lo Sen Stuart fresh fruits and vegetables drugs Symington who headsjused cars and house furnishings the Senate subcommittee conj On the other hand egg prices current sharply and there was a to price wars and introduction of ITS SPRING AT LAKE TOO Barbara Follmuth Mason City heard a lot about the higher level of Clear Lake so she went over after the ice went out to check on it herself Here she uses a yardstick to prove that what she was told was true The lake level is only 6 inches below the top of the weir whereas four years ago during the height of the dry spell it was down 41 inches are wiped Qut BUENOS AIRES Argentina was ah apparen A D H TJ I t i cr H t f Jose Maria Guiprelude to his already announced aKes obstacles remain do Tuesday decreed the annulplans to calla general electionmpacL Living costs rise again costs as measured by the govern ment rose twotenths of one per cent in March to a record level ment of all elections since Decem ber 1961 and ordered federal control in all provinces through out Argentina The decrees wiped out Peronist Section victories in the March 18 Sections in which they won 45 races forthe Chamber of DepuT ties and the governorships of five Ponces and with the aid of er groups won four other gover Tuesday its consumers price index rose to 1050 per cent of the 1957 59 average This was 11 per cent above the level of March 1961 and Was the second consecutive ad vance The rise was attributed mainly to price advances for clothing He said at a hearing in Marchjdrop in gasoline prices due over control of three Argentine provinces from civilian officials the five provinces that only million in new contracts had been let since Jan 20 1961 Except for purchase of two items in short supply this money went to upgrade materials already in inventory The stockpiling mess broke like a star shell over President Ken nedys press conference of Feb 2 I was astonished the Presi dent said to find that the total stockpile now amounts to some billion higher estimates are now in circulation worth of ma lower octane grades The living cost increase will mean pay rises for approximate ly 67000 workers whose wages are adjusted periodically to the government index On the inside Society News Pages 67 North towa News 9 Editorials Q Sports 1516 18 JIJOI Ii terials an amount that exceeds clear Lake News the CCCs total inventory of farm products and of more importance an amount that exceeds our emergency requirements as pre sently determined by nearly billion While later saying that he was making no inferences of wrong doing the President called the overbuying a questionable bur den on public funds and in addition a potential source of ex cessive and unconscionable pro Jor stockpiled ma fits Storage terials exceeded mil it is considered that in to materials normally Considered strategic the hoard in cludes feathers opium whale oil and castor oil the overbuying begins to appear ridiculous as well as mismanaged GOOD INTENTION JACKSON Tenn UPI Marvin Lee Watson 23 was arrested Monday when he went to take a test for a drivers li cense in a stolen car Comics Farm Features 21 Latest Markets 24 Mason City News 2425 Transit Schedule 26 FATAL DECISION LaCROSSE Va jamin Jefferson 72 and his wife escaped from their burning house Monday but Jefferson dashed back into the structure apparently to get a trunk con taining money He was killed when the roof collapsed on him SAME Iowa Safety Department Fijurei Guides executive order came Balky spacecraft hit moon Would be ce success Otherwise t a failure CAPE CANAVERAL Fla AP mooncraft with an injured brain tumbled through space Tues day toward an almost useless col lision with the moon after scien tists abandoned futile efforts to awaken it from itscoma The 730pound silver and gold craft Ranger 4 will zip by the leading edge of the moon early Thursday and crash at about am on its hidden backside the National Aeronautics and Space Administration says Thedeeply disappointed direc tor of NASAs Jet Propulsion Lab oratory William H Pickering said Its kind of fun though to hit the backside Its not everyone who can do that Calculations indicate it will skim by the moons leading edge at a height of 900 miles then hook in for a landing on the backside Should it not impact trackers will pick it up when it emerges from behind the moon In this event it would go into an eliptical orbit around the earth and moon Ttie laboratorygave these figures At pm range 125593 miles speed 3389 mph The crafts speed is gradually slowed by the earths gravity until it completes ninetenths of its journey then moon gravity takes over and it speeds up unti before July to choose his succes sor The army took over command in Entre Rios Santa Fe and Cori entes provinces Five other provinces includ ing Buenos Aires t Argentinas largest already are being ruled Ranger 4 was lifted aloft by a towering AtlasAgena B booster at pm Monday in what ap peared to be a beautiful begin ning Its assigned job was to gather information including closeup television pictures on the composition of the moon A NASA spokesman said the spoKesniai saiu me by federal interventors appointed Atlas had pushed the vehicle to fay deposed President Arturo an altitude of about 100 miles and Frondizi In the March 18 elecseparated that the secondstage tions followers of former dictator Agena had pushed the craft into Juan Peron with Communist supparking orbit and cut off that the port won governorship races in N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Chicago cab war worsens CHICAGO A federal judge called on the FBI to protect Chicago taxicab drivers from terrorism and harm in a battle between two warring cab Agena had fired a second time to aunch Ranger 4 on the second eg of its journey that the vehicle was on the proper flight path away from the earth at 24500 miles an hour mico an uuui Two hours later a spokesman Fair continued mild iiiSlis Wednesdav 7289 unions A 52 villagers massacred LONG XUYEN South Viet Vietnamese authorities charged that Cambodian soldiers appar ently massacred 52 villagers at Vin Hlac just for loot Province Chief Maj Ngyuen Van Minh said there seemed to be no motive for the bloody raid on the frontier village Urges federal transit aid WASHINGTON Federal Housing Adminis trator Robert C Weaver said needed improvements to urban transit systems could not be financed with out government help Weaver testified in support of President Kennedys million transit bill at the opening of a week of hearings by the Senate Bank ing committee Atests to be hushhush WASHINGTON Few details of the scheduled U S nuclear tests in the Pacific will be made pub lic U S officials said news reporters and photog raphers will be barred from the test sites and there are no plans to provide any official photographs Tots found in refrigerator SAN FERNANDO Calif The bodies of two 6yearold girls were found in an unused refrigerator and authorities said they were investigating the pos sibility of a double sex slaying Seek to break OAS r ORAN Algeria French troops occupied key points in the insurgent European quarter of Oran as the first step of asweeping plan to break the Secret Army Organization laid Tracking information indi cates that a malfunction occurrec JT j T rn T the downtown clinic Tuesday toTeceive oral vaccine during the first T TTT 1 T um vri tu voyuiHG UUiiiiy LUC J1ISC iype III oral polio vaccine Two lines two hours A person could go through or dfoic in the clinic in two minutes North iowa Generally fair and warmer Tuesday night lows in lower 50s Generally fair Wed nesday southerly winds 2035 miles an hour highs in the 80s Iowa Generally fair through Warmer east Tues day night lows in the 50s Southerly winds 2035 miles an hour again Wednesday highs in the 80s Further outlook Partly cloudy and Thursday a little cooler Highs Wednesday 7282 GlobeGazette weather data WCCtLI n the spacecraft telemetry raUp to 8am Tuesday Hi 1 system Later the trouble was tentative ly diagnosed as a malfunctioning clocklike electronic de vice whichwas activated a few seconds before launching It was supposed to provide the time table for a central computer and sequencer which were to issue steering commands lo Ranger 4 If it does hit the moon scion usts said the effort would be a tremendous guidance success Russia has hit the moon once with Lunik2 launched Sept 12 1959 Lunik2 however was able to relay scientific information en route whereas Ranger4 was un able either to send out data or to respond to commands from earth stations But the phenomenal accuracy indicated the United States has the uidance ability to make the most of four remaining Ranger moon shots Previously the closest a US probe came to the moon was 22862 miles accomplished by Ranger3 launched last Jan 26 Although Ranger 4s radio command system failed its radio beacons that permit ground stations to track it con tinued to function Mercury in climb despite high wind Iowas mild dry weather con tinued Tuesday and the Weath er Bureau said there should be little change during the next few days Despite high winds the mercury climbed into the 70s and 80s Tuesday afternoon with the top readings in west ern Iowa Maximum Minimum Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum 69 38 55 44 Big response at Seven thousand North Towans Tuesday morning took doses of Type HI oralpolio vaccine in clinics in Mason City The public clinics continued during the day as VDay Com mittee officials prepared to dis tribute more than 32000 doses of the oral Sabin vaccine The committee organized by the Cerro Gordo County Medical Society and the Mason City Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsored the first clinic in Ma son City on March 20 The Type I oral Sabin vaccine was dis pensed at that clinic In the March 20 clinic and in a clean up clinic later more than 40000 Persons who are unable to take the Type III vaccine Tuesday may do so in the cleanup clinic Sunday The Type III vaccine will be dispensed Friday at Clear Lake Persons were receiving the vaccine at the downtown loca tion Tuesday morning at the rate of one person every two seconds More than 4000 per sons took the vaccine during the first two hours of the clinic The downtown clinic is open until 9 pm Public clinics at three schools Wilson and Monroe open until 4 pm The public clinic at Roosevelt MSj 11 n iv L persons received the Type I High School is open un Plt1f m ATacnn PJHr c cine in Mason City The cleanup clinic for dis pensing the Type III vaccine is Sunday from 1 to 6 pm at the former Vance Music store location 2nd and N Federal til 9 pm Anyone may take the Type III vaccine except persons who have taken Type Tvaccine March 27 AP Phptofax The amateur r ORDEAL IS relatives were lost three days 11C and the curious gather around seated spelunkers were discovered huddled to left to right Martin Huddleston James gether on a ledge they cut for them Mason and William Bartee after the selves just inches above the water level three college students were rescued at the base of a 60foot mud precipice from a Trenton Ga cave where they ;