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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 8, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors AwocUUiJ Preu InterwUlontl FuJJ Wirw MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY Alirlicr 100 mMauN 111 T IUWA WfcUNbiUAY AUGUST 8 W2 a0e Paper oj Four SectionsSection 154 Nuclear Purpose shifts to defensive By RICHARD SPONG GlobeGazette Editorial Research Reports WASHINGTON The Soviet Union has reserved areas in the Barents and Kara seas presum ably for nuclear testing extending through Oct 20 The resumption of nuclear test ing by the Soviet Union just as the United States series of tests is being completed marks anothei round in the kind of awesome After you my dear Alphonse game the East and West are play ing Short of a test ban agree ment the nuclear spiral obviously will continue to wind ever up ward Secretary of State Dean Rusk admitted as much when informec of the Soviet Unions planned re sumption of tests he said We have expected it And either side can argue with equal logic as the Russians did in their an nouncement that each renewal i a forced measure The emphasis innuclear testing has shifted from offense to de fense Until the Russian tests last September broke a threeyear moratorium in the spiral the theory behind the US nuclear deterrent oversimplified was that a good offense was better than a good defense The theory became extremely dubious when it began to look as if the Other Side was beginning to develop a good defense If the Soviet Union was able to make its own territory immune to US missiles it would be in a position to at tack the Unijted States without fear of retaliation The Times of London reported after the Soviet round had been thoroughly analyzed It was agreed that the Soviet Union had achieved invaluable results that promise the early developmenl of an tinental ballistic missile war head It is known that the Soviets ex ploded one weapon 100 miles above the earth presumably in an attempt to create a missile de fense system High altitude ex plosions are considered necessary to obtain information for design o an antimissile warhead and data on its probable kill radius Moreover such explosions might jam enemy radar communications and missile guidance systems The emphasis in the US testing in the Pacific has been on high altitude blasts These drew from Soviet Premier Khrushchev the boast July 16 that our rocket hits a fly in outer space Talking to a group of American editors Khrushchev went on to say that the USSR had a global rocket that cannot be destroyed by any antirocket means and I know if anybody knows what anti rocket means are because we do have them Khrushchevs claims were slightly deflated by the US Nike Zeus test of three days later when an ICBM actually was inter cepted at 100000 feet over Kwajalein Island This afforded Defense Secretary Robert S Mc Namara an appropriate opportun ity to observe that US programs give us confidence that our mis siles would be able to penetrate any such antimissile system which has been developed by any one Report another Red nuclear blast WASHINGTON MWThe Soviet Union set off another atmospheric nuclear test Tuesday the Atomic Energy Commission reported Wednesday The detonation occurred at the Soviet lest site in central Siberia and was in the lowkiloton range said That PUCKS in new try nuc I ear JUST DUCKY Eightyearold Beth 10 ttlll Abrams holds toy duck alongside an of mailoving Beth noted the daily cross AP Photofax Pond to the Ambrams yard The ani ficial custommade ducks crossing sign placed near her home by officials of Roslyn Long Island N Y Crossing signs provide protection for ducks crossing road from the Roslyn Park ings and the mounting death toll from cars and put up a sign she painted her self reading Wach sic out for ducks The Village Trustees took over from there the brief announcement means the blast repre sented the explosion force of only a few thousand tons of TNT The bigger Soviet tests are held in the arctic far north of the central Siberian area On the inside 4 Society S4 North Iowa News 13 Clear Lake News U18 19M Comics 26 Markets 30 Mason City Newi 3031 PAUL KRAFKA Paul Krafka 15 dies in farm mishap Paul Krafka 15 died Tuesday afternoon in a tractor accident on a gravel road about a mile east of Nora Springs The boy was the son of Mr and Mrs Warren Krafka 852 14th SE Mr Krafka is administrative assistant in the Mason City pub lic school system There were no witnesses to the accident according to Mr Krafka The youth was driving a tractor pulling an empty hay rack The mishap occurred when the trac tor left the road The youth was visiting at the William Zeman farm The Zemans are his grandparents He was helping with haying on a neighboring farm for the Glen Swcdbergs Paul Gene Krafka was born July 19 1947 in Belle Plaine son of Warren and Dorothy Ann Zeman Krafka He attended school in Solon and Mason City and would have been a sopho more in high school this fall The family moved to Mason City in 1956 Paul was a member of the First Congregational Church Surviving are his parents four brothers David Dean Bruce and Richard all at home and the grandparents Mr and The Weather owa Fair to partly cloudy with scattered thundershowers ex treme north late Wednesday night and Thursday Lows Wed nesday night in the 60s Highs Thursday generally near 90 Further outlook Generally fair with seasonable temperatures Friday Iowa FiveDay Forecast Tem peratures will average near normal northeast and 2 to 5 degrees above normal south west Thursday through next Monday with only minor daily changes Normal highs are 82 to 87 and normal lows 60 to 67 degrees Rainfall will average 50 to one inch in showers and thunderstorms mostly around the weekend Minnesota Variable cloudiness scattered thundershowers Wed nesday night and Thursday Lows Wednesday night 5258 northeast 5664 west and south Highs Thursday 7078 northeast 7584 west and south except near 90 extreme southwest GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 87 Minimum 60 At 8 am 69 Sunrise 5ii Sunset YEAR AGO Would cut detection stations GENEVA AP The United States said Wednesday it is will ing to reduce by more than half the number of detection stations proposed to police a treaty bann ing nuclear weapons US Ambassador Arthur H Dean gave the 17nation disarma ment talks some specifications on a Western test ban compromise proposal expected to be presented formally next week Dean was quoted as telling the meeting In our new presentation we are proposing to reduce the num ber of control posts to something like 80 that means a reduction oi more than half Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian Zorin made it clear Mon day however that the Soviet Union will not accept the new Western offer He discussed the proposal with Dean informal Sunday and Monday He insisted again Wednesdaj that agreement c a n be reache only on the basis of a neutralis formula providing for onsite in spection only by invitation of th affected country Years ago before the Soviet Un ion withdrew all previous agree ments to an international test ba control system the three nuclea powers were agreed that a ne work of 180 detection posts shoul be established all over the work The reduction of that numbe under the modified Western pro posals as revealed by Dean the result of US scientific re search for better detection of di Youth dies in collision with train AUSTINVILLE Iowa W A gravel truck collided with an Illinois Central freight train at lUl UGLCVU1U11 Ul Ul a grade crossing Wednesday tant underground nuclear expl killing the driver and sending about 25 cars off the rails authorities said The driver was Gary Lee Old enburger 19 Clarksville the son of Mr and Mrs Fred Olden burger The gravel truck was owned by Lloyd Niehaus Clarks ville Austinville is in Butler County about 35 miles west of Waterloo Authorities said the gravel truck rammed the side of the second of four diesel units of the 100car freight at a county cross ing about one mile east of Austinville Zeman Nora Emma Krafka Mrs William Springs and Belle Plaine Funeral services willbeheld at 2 pm Friday at the First Congregational Church The Rev Robert L Stone will offici ate The family prefers memori als to the Congregational Church Memorial Fund The Major Erickson Funeral Home is in charge Maximum Minimum 85 63 AP Photofax ooax ARRIVING IN ROME Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy and her fouryearold daughter Caroline are shown on their arrival at Rome airport Wednesday en route to Ravello Italy for a vacation Behind them walks Gen Renato Salads airport superintendent Jackie Caroline arrive at Italy vacation spot sions Bulletin WASHINGTON rail unions announced Wed nesday they have issued strike instructions to prepare for a walkout in case the nations railroads place drastic work rule changes into effect on Aug 16 The instructions were is sued to members of ontrain unions in preparation for a possible nationwide rail strike against 180 railroads Heads of the five unions met A spokesman for the railroad Wednesday but did not set i arw Qnpcffir ctrilrA A said the derailed cars of the Chi cago California freight piled up like an accordion and sections of track were torn up The spokesman said the derail ment would tie up the line for at least two days Telegraph service was disrupt ed in the area any specific strike date The railroads have said they will place the rule changes into effect to combat alleged featherbedding and reduce their operating cost Under the proposed changes the jobs of thousands of firemen on diesel locomotives and freight and yard service would be abolished RAVELLO Italy line Kennedy and Caroline ar rived Wednesday via a mountain ous coastal highway with sheer drops of 1000 feet to the sea for an Italian holiday in this little tourist town perched on a clifftop They were guarded by police for the 25mile drive over the curving road from the Salerno airport The US Presidents wife and her 4yearold daughter who is on her first trip abroad are staying at an llth century villa as guests of Prince Stanislaus and Princess Lee Radziwill Mrs Kennedys brotherinlaw and sister The heat was in the sweltering 90s on the highway which runs along the mountainous Sorrenton Peninsula The peninsula is fa mous for wine olives breathtak ing scenery and nervewracking roads Mrs Kennedy and a sleepy flew to the airport near Salerno in a small chartered Swiss plane The airport near Salerno a littleused military field has no concrete runway only a hard packed dirt landing strip Mrs Kennedy met at the airport by her sister They made the hourlong drive to Ravello in the RadziwilFs big American car Police had spent hours this morn ing checking for mines or plastic bombs along the last hazardous three miles of the road up to Ra vello from Amalfi The visitors drove into Ravello through the gates of a crumbling medieval wall and to a side lane which took them to the vacation villa without passing through the touristjammed central square There was confusion as a crowd of spectators surged forward Po lice restrained everybody in the vicinity Mrs Kennedy and Caroline Rusk meets with Red official Lists proposals for test controls WASHINGTON of State Dean Rusk called in So viet Ambassador Anatoly F Do brynin Wednesday to put new pressure behind US efforts to reach agreement on a pact to out law atomic testing Rusk and Dobrynin huddled for an hour and a quarter in Rusks State Department office while the US foreign affairs chief ex plained the new US test ban proposals aides said Rusks meeting with the Soviet envoy his first since returning from Geneva last month was described as another effort to get across to the Russians what the United States considers an impor tant proposal Paraiiel efforts are being made by the US disarmament ambas sador at Geneva Arthur Dean 3ut the Soviet delegates there have informally turned thumbs down Only Wednesday Dean advanced an offer to cut by more than half the number of detection stations proposed to police a test ban treaty The Russians resist the whole idea of such stations as a spying device According to new US scien tific findings which Rusk was said to have outlined to Dobrynin detection of underground nuclear explosions is easier than previous ly supposed Therefore the United r niis ciuu uaiimne Caroline arrived in Rome three made tnejr trj from New York liner from New York They then a regular commercial flight in a special bedroom Mrs Kennedy smiled broadly in her berth yawned and smiled sleepily ixcimuuj olilllcu UTUclUiy for photographers as she walked advice and havc a deferent out from the jetliner Caroline wakjlook ne said 1m to ened after less than eight hours stay in business Davis announced shortly be fore noon Monday that he would discontinue operations at the end of that day Shortly after ward he reported that he was seeking a buyer and would con tinue for a few days Major factor in his decision he said was that he had had a heart attack and still is in poor health Pholofax ASTRONAUTS WITNESS AWARD Astronauts Alan Shepard Jr and John Glenn Jr see their boss manned spacecraft center From left Shepard a Robert R Gjlruth awarded the Distinguished Civil photographer in rear Glenn Robert Weaver hous lan Service medal by President Kennedy in a White ing administrator Gilruth Sen Hubert Humphrey House ceremony Tuesday Gilruth is director ofthe DMinn James Webb hidden NASA administrator National Aeronautics and Space Administrations and Kennedy States is scaling down the inspec tion safeguards it demands in any test ban treaty In most of his previous meet ings with the Soviet envoy Rusk has discussed the Berlin dispute Dobrynin declined comment as he arrived at Rusks office but did tell newsmen I have no comment that Premier Khrush chev plans to come to the United Nations this fall Bus service to stay in business Mason Citys public transpor tation problems blew over Wed nesday James B Davis presi dent of City Transit Inc an nounced that he would retain ownership and continue to oper ate his buses as in the past I have received some good Northwood boy in serious condition after accident Peter son 12 is in serious condition at a Mason City hospital after be ing struck by a car here Tues day Jerry Jones driver of the car said Dennis and another boy ran out of a driveway and into the path of the car No charges have been filed Dennis is the eldest of four children of Mr and Mrs Merlin Peterson Northwood The ac cident occurred on the highway east of town SAME 2 die in collision CENTER POINT AP Two teenagers were killed and four others were injured in a twocar collision on Highway 150 south of here early Wednesday Killed were Robert Hoffman 17 of Independence and Joan Mat thiesen 19 of near Clutier Authorities said Hoffman was driving one of the cars and Allan Koffin 18 of Cedar Rapids was alone in the other car Koffin was in serious condition at a Cedar Rapids hospital Francene Dempwolf 18 of BcJU evuc was taken to an Iowa City hospital where she was reported in critical condition Joe Hoffman 15 brother of dead youth was in serious tion at a Cedar hotpHal ;