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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 13, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hw Th CITY GLOBEGAZETTE HOME EDITION VOL 102 Pitw Prtw newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors ruiuw MASON OWA MONDAY AUGUST 13 1962 ciflc a copyjThfc Paper Consists of Two IJt One Mans Opinion A Radio Commontary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE pm Sun KGLO WOO WOl Clljr HID am We shouldnt take paper for granted IM A TRIFLE REDFACED as I begin this visit with you Al though paper newsprint pa per has been a principal tool in my profession as a jour nalist it wasnt until recently that I witnessed the process by which sizable logs are converted into paper So that you will not conclude however that all newspaper men are as remiss in this mat ter as I am I should admit that in our company of eight at the Minnesota Ontario paper manufacturing establishment in Fort Francis Ontario I was the only one who hadnt viewed the conversion of pines into pa per Down through the years at the drop of a hat Ive rhapsodized about Germanys Johann Guten berg credited with having in vented movable type Ive sung the praises of Ottmar Mergen thaler GermanAmerican in ventor of the linotype which en abled one man to do the work of eight or ten hand composition printers Iti high time f began giving credit to those who gave mean ing to these two inventions movable type and the linotype Without the paper on which to do the printing made possible by these two inventions they wouldnt even have been good museum Later perhaps in my next commentary I want to de scribe what unfolded before my eyes on a visit to one of M Os three immense papermills one ofwhich supplies the news print for my own newspaper But in this visit Id like to recall some interesting and significant history Id like to tell the story of paper in a sketchy sort of way The story starts thousands of years ago when mans inner urge to express his thoughts in writing and in pictures began to take form The opening chap ter has to do with primitive man drawing pictures on the walls of his cave Babylonians living in what later was to become Mesopo tamia and in what is now called Iraq wrote messages on heavy clay tablets and carried them from place to place Egyptians of that faroff day wrote on thin strips of the stems of a native plant called papyrus within the shadows of the pyra mids It was from that word papyrus that the modern word paper came Persians to the east and north of Babylonia in what is now known as Iran made parchment by splitting the skins of goats sheep and calves The process consisted of soaking the skins in lime scraping them smooth and drying them Because parch m e n t s were hard to come by they were used more than once The erasures from the previous use however were seldom complete One fascinating task of schol ars down through the centuries has been not merely to translate the top writings but to recon struct the original writings by deciphering letters and words which escaped complete era sure Such parchments Verc called palimpsests The word Palimp sest appropriately enough has been given to a publication of the Iowa State historical society The history of Iowa the Hawkeye magazine recalls in each issue may be likened to a palimpsest which holds the record of successive generations To decipher these records of the past reconstruct them and tell the stories they contain is the task of those who write his tory China appears to havo the spawning place for the art of making paper from fibrous matter Some historians trace it back to the second century fore Christ and a young scholar named Tsal Lun figures prom Turn Paflo 2 FiveDay Iowa Temperatures during the next five days will average near normal a little warmer at the start of the pe riod with only minor day to day changes Normal mini mums are in the 60s and max imums range from 80 to 86 Rainfall will average 10 to 30 inch occurring as scattered showers or thunderstorms to ward the end of the week North Iowa Generally fair Mon day night highs in mid to up per 70s Iowa Generally fair and cool Monday night lows in lower 50s northeast to upper 50s south west Fair to partly cloudy Tuesday f e w thunderstorms likely northwest with warmer west highs middle 70s extreme east to middle 80s west Further outlook Partly cloudy a chance for widely scattered showers Wednesday warmer east Minnesota Sunny and warmer Highs Tuesday in 80s GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Monday Maximum 71 Minimum 55 At 8 am 61 Sunrise Sunset No says lawmaker in satellite dispute WASHINGTON AP Sen Russell B Long DLa said Mon day he was not offered any bribe by the American Telephone Telegraph Co to support the administrations communica tions satellite bill Long one of a small group bustering against thebill made Tpfhed back the statement to a reporter after Wdhelmstrasse Sen Ralph W Yarborough DEast Berlln this charge of bribery has been penu Persons inside li investigated to the Western outcries of er DTenn and Paul H Douglas questions Long directed last week at Sen Frank E Moss DUtah had been made to get senators to support the bill But Long told Violence at wall in Berlin Anniversary of erection BERLIN AP Border guards fought a fierce tear gas battle Monday as massed West Berliners screamed their hatred of the red wall on its first anniversary The battle erupted in the Wil helmstrasse opposite the former Nazi air ministry It is now the seat of several East German gov ernment ministries East German police shot a stream of water from a water cannon at West Berlin youths car rying a wooden cross along the wall Enraged West Berliners then hurled stones at the water can non Eastern guards then tossed tear gas grenades into the thick ly massed crowd West police immediately threw about 150 tear gas grenades over the wall They fell all around two water cannons which were en veloped in a thick cloud of gas and withdrew about 30 yards The choking crews had to get out for fresh air Western police were soaking wet as were the youths carrying the cross A company of 100 West riot po lice was rushed to the scene There were about 80 Eastern po on the other side of the wall East Berliners tried to join in the demonstration But Commu nist police kept them back About 100 persons were seen being pushed back in the TJnter den in Tex told theSenate it was its buildings on the duty to lay the bill aside until east Slde of the border were flung open as persons inside listened anger I TtOLlgalCU Previously Sens Estes Kefauvbul officials quickly DTflnn anri Pan Hf TV1 Snut J6 Windows uiivj j uui 11 rru J I DI11 had interpreted a series of f dm along the was trc aufistinri i sine rt mendous The Communists brought up a1 QUA m ivtuaa LJUC3n i j another opponent of the bill as blaring martial mu indicating scandalous efforts SC in an to drown out the U1 shouts from the West Western police said they heard the rumble of tanks in East Berlin did not feel he had been offered a bribe I was not offered a bribe by the company Long said I do not want to charge the company with that TRAIN MISHAP NEW YORK high way construction crane toppled from an overpass onto Long is land Railroad tracks Monday badly damaging the first car of a fivecar train and injuring six passengers five of them critical ly streets leading to the wall SAME DATEWT379 ttowm Safely Department Russias cosmonauts On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 6 Society News 89 Sports 1M2 North Iowa News 13 Mason City News 1415 Clear Lake News U17 Joseph Haugdn Lake Mills dies after accident CEDAR RAPIDS UP Joseph Haugan 74 of Lake Mills died in a hospital Saturday night of injuries received in a collision a few hours earlier on Highway 30 about 15 miles west of here Weaver here Tuesday Horsepower featured at North Fair By CHARLES W WALK Horsepower of he riding and he arlie Weaver driving variety highlighted the opening day of the 1962 North Iowa Fair Sunday The driving came in the form of late model stock cars which presented two complete racing kiiw i Haugan was riding in a carprograms before excellent But Long told a reporter who 01 tames m Berlin was rming in a carprograms before excellent reached him by telephone that heiand saw of steelhel driven by Wayne Nieth 50 ofjgrandstand crowds The ridns J f i f Tttn An J i t HM vi ij uv AT 1C Ill UJ meted troops being deployed on Independence Nieth suffered minor injuries His daughter Judy 14 was reported in serious condition at a hospital Sunday The other driver was identified as Francis Stinson of Marion Stinson his wife and their son James 18 escaped serious in jury SEOUL South Korea UP A general courtmartial Monday sentenced Pfc Kichard D Jen sen Arlington Wash to 15 years imprisonment for slaying a Korean girl HOW WE GET PAPER Earl Hall in Col 1 on this page starts a twopart starting in this Canadian forest setting at right and end ing in the enormous roll of whitenewsprint pic tured below It has to do with the paper on which these pictures are print ed The story should be of interest to you was featured around ponies and horses in the open and county junior horse shows Complete results of the two racing programs can be found on the sports page In the horse and pony depart ment Gail Curran daughter of Mr and Mrs Leigh Curran Mason City captured a pair of first place ribbons She won the Western pleasure class with no age on riders in the open show and also captured the showman ship blue ribbon in the county junior show Other riders winning first places in the open show were Gary Coonrad Manly James Brones Forest City and Darrel Lcurs Mason City Coonrad won the clover leaf race Brones took the stock horse class and Leurs won the pleasure pony class Winning blue ribbons in the county junior horse and pony show were Jim Avise Rock well Debbie Conroy Christy Tibbits Gary Fett Miss Cur ran Juanita Fett and Sue Dou gan all of Mason City Byron Suntken Meservey Nancy Tib bits Clear Lake Robert Shreck engost Dougherty and Keith Emhoff Sheffield Dean Thomp son Northwood judged the jun ior show In the dog obedience trials of the county junior show blue rib bons were won by dogs showed by Emmert Doyce Larry Saug Miss Curran and Cyndra Striek er all of Mason City and Lori Dawson Clear Lake Dwight Harrison Hampton judged the trials Big news in livestock judging Monday was the baby beef show Kenneth Fulk marketing spe cialist with the Iowa Depart ment of Agriculture and former secretary of the American Short horn Assn judged the more han 200 baby beeves entered in the show Grandstand feature which also was Kids the Junior Rodeo being sponsored at 8 pm by the Mason City Trail Riders Club About 60 boys and girls from North Iowa are expected to com pete in the rodeo Events sched uled include bareback bronc rid ing girls and boys steer rid ng barrel races and pole bcnd clown RubADub and his edu c r dfamily of lnck ropers and riders FAIR SCHEDULE MONDAY Imperial Shows On Midway Kids Day Free admission into grounds for youngsters under 16 Rides at special re duced rates until 6 pm 8 City Trail Rid ers Clubs Junior Rodeo TUESDAY Imperial Shows on Midway 8 class beef show Feat is hailed by world Spaceships in twin orbits MOSCOW AP Two Soviet astronauts wheeled around the earth in tandem Monday one en tering his third day in space and the other his second in a historic feat putting the Russians ahead in the race to the moon The world hailed the achieve ment President Kennedy sent his congratulations to Moscow The US corps of astronauts were vis bly impressed by the showing and t h e nations space experts were quick to say it was quite a feat Youve got to hand it to hem said the London Daily VI Uror A wonderful achievement Other European newspapers expressed similar lews Already they had passed the joint where they would have been in position to land and that meant almost certainly they would go on through at least another night and morning Aboard Vostok 111 Maj An drian Nikolayev 32 had made 35 circuits of the earth by 4 pm Moscow fime since his blastoff Saturday morning the Soviet news agency Tass reported er the star of the Jack Paar Aboard Vostok IV U Col Pa television show and his variety vel Popovich 31 had made 19 SnOVV Will nprfnrm in fmni nt i i i 9 and district show market lamb show show will perform in front of the grandstand at 2 and 8 pm Included in the acts will be The Four Wades a musical quartet and Gus Augspurg and his jun gle animals Donald Red Blanchard Mason City will be master of ceremonies Tuesday marks the start of judging in four departments of the open livestockdepartment Scheduled to be judged Tues day are the carcass barrow show the live barrow show the open beef show and the fat steer circuits since his launching Sun day morning He thus also had surpassed the 17orbit flight of Maj Gherman S Titov a year ago The two exchanged radio greet ings this morning after awaken ing and eating breakfast but it was not clear how close their pulling contest and tractor rodeo 2 Weaver Show at grandstand 4 steer show 8 Weaver Show at grandstand Carroll Plager Austin Minn will judge the live barrow show and Richard Thompson Boone will judge the carcass barrow show Walter Olsen Marengo will judge the open beef show and the fat steer show evvs in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Wouldnt run in 64 Romney LANSING Mich Republican candidate for governor George Romney told newsmen that if he is elected in November he will not seek the presidential nomination in 1964 I have never undertaken a job finish Romney said but he refused to be pinned down on whether that indicated he would seek more than one term as governor if elected More talks on Berlin of State Dean Rusk pressed Russia for four power talks on reducing ten sions between East and West Berlin This was the only concrete development officials would discuss after Rusk and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly F Dobrynin met for 23 minutes The State Department said thetalk produced no significant change in the overall Berlin situation No fox cut likely now WASHINGTON President Kennedy was re ported sdt to tell the American people that he has de cided against asking Congress for an immediate tax cut Administration sources said the President would spell out to the nation in a radiotelevision speech at 5 pm CST his reasons for putting off a taxcutting drive until next year security measures WASHINGTON House investigators issued a report on the two code experts of the topsecret Na tional Security Agency NSA who defected to Rus sia two years ago including the fact one of them posed for nude photos Chairman Francis E Walter of the Committee on UnAmerican Activities con demned what he said were deplorable cedures of the agency Over Iowa DES MOINES Dr A L Jones supervisor of basic re search for Sohio Laboratories in Cleveland calculated the following approximate times for passes of the twin Russian Vostok spaceships would be visible over Iowa Monday pm and pm CST Tuesday pm and pm CST The spaceships are expected to be traveling from northwest to southeast Dr Jones cautioned that schedule is only approximate and that the time may vary 10 minutes either way space ships were together Tass reported they were near enough Sunday to see each others ships Trackers in Japan had put the distance between them as about 75 miles Sunday But the Sohio Research Center in Cleveland Ohio said they later had moved 385 miles apart At noon every correspondent in Moscow braced for news that the pilots had begun their descent to Soviet soil But rumors of a land ing proved wrong One Soviet source declared They are not coming down today Premier Khrushchev messaged them I again congratulate you and embrace you I wish you suc cessful fulfillment of the program of the flight and happy landing They were shown again on tele vision Monday Lying back in Iheir chairs occasionally rising o a half sitting position to work belter with a log book or to keep t from shielding their faces from the television viewer in the cabin of the ship Gestures and move ments were relatively limited Tais reported that millions of elevicwers saw Popovich rise from his seat look through tho porthole smile and drink some htng then take his seat again Both had traveled far enough o reach the moon ami back but slruments were furtetionlni per ;