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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 23, 1961, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edittd for tto MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE VOL The newspaper that makes all North lowans neighbors Associated Prest tad Prew tatenutloni rulJ Wtrti MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23 1961 7o Copy WThis Paper CftnsUts of Four SectionsSection No 273 Hershey irked by Pentagon Gets quotas va papers SHOWERS By MEL NEWBAR New York Herald Tribune WASHINGTON Lt G e n Lewis B Hershey Selective Service director is thoroughly miffed with the Pentagon He learned about doubling of draft quotas to 25000 men a month in September by reading news tickers The man who as an army major before World War II directed the planning for calling up millions of men has an ironclad agreement with the Defense Department to ad vise him in advance of new draft quotas He and his civil ian draft boards throughout the country have to produce thej men the military requires and it obviously isnt good public relations for either Gen Her shey or his farflung draftboard members to learn from newspa pers and radio of newly stepped up quotas WATCH FOR growing signs of impatience in high Senate quarters on the conduct of US allieSt in the German situation These senators are too high placed to speak out publicly But privately they are deeply worried that US responses to the thrusts and ploys of the Communists are being blunted and in some cases thwarted by resistance of our allies Air travelers inspired by the hijacking to much sharper ob serving of what goes on around them note that the air lines are complying with the new rule that requires locking the cockpit door But in many cases key holders include the pert young stewardesses who are easily vulnerable to direct threat from pistoltoting hijackers Top White House aides are pondering whether President Kennedy should exert pressure on the steel industry to avert an acrosstheboard rise in steel prices this fall With rearma ment the government is an im portant customer The Presi dents words would carry weight Under last years NixonMitchell agreement steel workers will get an automatic wage rise on Oct 1 averaging 87 cents an hour The Administration seek ing steelprice stability believes extensive price rises would be unjustified PUT IT DOWN as all but cer tain The Berlin issue will be taken before thc United Nations in some form with a strong pos sibility that the West will seek passage of a resolution under the Threat to Peace Section j FORT DODGE per of the Charter isons were killed late Tuesday jwhen a car containing two Fort Mistaken identity department D o d g e men and another in One of Accras leading newspaiwhich seven members of a Hum pers The Ghana Times hadiboJdt County farm family were a long article recently aboutiriding met in a grinding crash Americas new chief executivelO miles north of here on High It was illustrated with a largejwav 169 AP Photofax GARLAND OF VICTORY Cheddi Jagan a Chi cagoeducated dentist of Indian origin who admires Cubas Fidel Castro smiles and wears a garland of flowers as he stands with his supporters in George town British Guiana Jagan was lifted to the rank of premier in British Guiana elections New Allied policy in Berlin U S tanks rumble up to border BERLIN AP US Patton tanks and a machine gun squad drew up and faced Communist forces across the border with East Berlin Wednesday Two US tanks guarded by ri flemen appeared at the Fried riclfstrasse crossing point the one the East German Communists have assigned to all foreigners who want to enter East Berlin The tanks were under the com mand of Capt Jack C Davis 31 of Tahlequah Okla There was aiso an armored personnel car rier in view Armor was operating with the 2m Battle Group US 6th Infan try which calls itself the GoGo Guardians Brig Gen Frederick 0 Haile who commands the 6500 US troops now in Berlin came down to the Friederichstrasse for a look at the situation An Army helicop ter hovered overhead A US radio car parked only 25 yards from a battery of East Ger man troops and police guarding the barricades A US armored truck its gun muzzle pointing east stayed 100 yards from the border The move was an obvious ef fort to show West Berliners that the Allies are raising a military fist each time the Eastern Reds turn on more pressure Hundreds of West Berliners were attracted to the border This reporter and AP staffer Lynn Heinzerling drove through the checkpoint without difficulty Communist police accepted as val id US Defense Department cre dentials issued to foreign corre spondents The streets of East Berlin were relatively empty for such a sec tion of a great city Police and troops stood idly on almost every street corner Tanks armored cars and other vehicles were deployed on the eastern side of the Brandenburg Gate Approach from that side was forbidden at Wilhelmstrasse 150 yards inside the sector The Wilhelmslrasse on the West side now a jungle of trees where Hitlers chancellory once stood was almost deserted On the trip out the peoples po lice at the Eastern checkpoint asked for visas and were told Americans did not need such things to enter and leave East Berlin A pinkcheeked slightly uncertain officer finally accepted that and stopped fumbling with Heinzerlings passport An aging German woman came to the barrier to cross and see some of her relatives in West Ber lin and was firmly turned back Clutching her handbag she walked away North Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursday with widely scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms Lows Wed nesday night 5560 Highs Thursday 7583 f Iowa Partly cloudy through Thursday with widely scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms Lows Wed nesday night 5560 Highs Thurs day 7585 Further outlook Few scattered showers and lit tle temperature change Friday FiveDay Iowa Temperature will average near normal ex treme north to 4 to 8 degrees below normal south Thurs day through next Monday Normal highs are in the 80s and normal lows in the 50s and lower 60s Warmer at the beginning of the period then turning cooler toward the e nd of the week with little change thereafter Rainfall will aver age 30 to 60 of an inch ex treme north and 60 to one inch and locally heavier else where in occasional showers or thunderstorms throughout the period Minnesota Variable cloudiness warmer Highs Thursday neai 88 GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Wednesday Maximum 80 Minimum 56 At 8 am 61 Sunrise Sunset 4 dead in crash at Fort Dodge Space platform partial success CAPE CANAVERAL Fla The United States fired a satel lite launch platform into orbit Wednesday but it failed to send a piggyback payload on a pro jected millionmile roundtrip intofor 14 minutes until it reached a space Iproper point before reigniting to It was not imbuild up speed to 23800 miles an parking orbit from which theithan the highly eccentric orbit 675pound payload Ranger I wasjplanned for the flight to have been flung into space Exact orbit details were not The Agena with power shut off was designed to follow its orbit mediately the two Units did not separate Nevertheless scientists expect hour and kick Ranger loose Ranger was intended to go into a highly eliptical orbit with a high ed signals from the space craft point of 500000 miles The Agena to yield some measure of valuablewas to continue on a path about data The purpose of the flight was to test techniques for launch ing future vehicles to the moon and Space Administration an 100 miles up But the National Aeronautic Mars and Venus inounced 3Vi hours after the A powerful AtlasAgena rocketllaunchlng that the Agena rocke blasted off at am Thejstage and the spacecraft are Agena second stage spun into ajin a near earth orbit rathe photograph of Richard M Nix on identified as John Kennedy President of the United States The dead WILLIAM ARNOLD Thorsbak ken 38 Fort Dodge plant work If you like slightly better thanler 5050 odds bet against any change in the Senates filibuster rule Rule XXII this fall It will go on the calendar be de bated for a while then go over to next year INTERIOR Secretary Stewart Udall is in another this lime over an ostensibly secret plan to fire the chief of Wash ington Park Police Despite official reports to downplay the controversy Rob ert Mangum New York Citys deputy commissioner of hospi Raymond Harding West 37 Fort Dodge city fireman Paul Edward Ramaeker 33 a farmer south of Livermore Ramaekers 10monthsold son Jeffrey The injured Ramaekers wife Loretta Ann 29 reported in critical condi tion at a Fort Dodge hospital FOUR RAMAEKER children Craig 6 Joseph 5 Mark 3 and Mike 2 State highway patrolmen said a southbound 1958 convertible N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES More Berlin gates shut BERLIN The East German Communists slammed five more gates to East Berlin shut to Westerners and segregated traffic from West Ber lin into three channels Street openings in the barbed wire and stone barricade the Reds have strung along the 25mile border through the city were reduced from 12 to 7 Tax bill pigeonholed House Ways and Means Committee pigeonholed President Kennedys taxre vision program until next year Gamblers evade taxes WASHINGTON Internal Revenue Commis sioner Mortimer M Caplin estimated that the na tions gamblers cheated the government out of more than S4 billion in special taxes in the last fiscal year Opening the second day of hearings on gam bling operations he estimated that 98 per cent of all gambling transactions escape taxation Britain defends France UNITED NATIONS Britain opposed an Afro Asian resolution on the Bizerte crisis on grounds that its criticism of France was not likely to con tribute to a solution known It is possible an official said that the two vehicles are in separate orbits close togeth er NASA said radio data are being studied to determine what went wrong Scientists although disap pointed that the first of four planned Ranger shots did not accomplish its full mission em jphasized that many of the tests assigned to the launching could still be realized They said the main purpose of the first shot was to test the complicated spacecraft which took 18 months to assemble The orbit would at least check out the instruments and their ability to send information to earth one spokesman said The instruments however were mainly put aboard the satellite for the purpose of investigating cosmic rays and radiation deep n space rather than close to ihe earth The orbit achieved herefore was much like using j a childs record player for idelity records NASA said it was too early to I ay whether he orbiting trouble vas in the Atlas booster the Agena upper stage or in the in strumentladen spacecraft The first signs of a malfune ion came when a tracking sta ion in California picked up a ignal from the satellite 12 min utes after it was launched much oo soon The Agena which apparently eparated without trouble from he Atlas booster fired its en on schedule but one spokes nan said the second firing mSy have been with insufficient rower to take the capsule into ts higher orbit Vt VJJ II 1 lals tells friends Udall Thorsbakkcn amor ally offered him thc post I cnlly was Deling at a high got the impression he wants somebody to take that job pretty bad says Mangum a Negro who turned it down because he rale of speed went out of con trol and skidded sideways down the road for 320 feet into the path of the northbound Ramaek er car Thorsbakken and West were thrown clear of the convertible and their bodies landed in a rested on the wants something bigger from the Kennedy Administration like an ambassadorship or sub cabinet position Mangum was a major nedy campaigner among Negro voters Mayor and now is active in Robert F Wagners drive for reelection NOVELIST DIES the car piled into a jumbled mass LETTER BUG HEMINGFIELD England SAN DIEGO Calif W Bird 23 who mar Miller 41 novelist and coauthor rics Gay Richards 21 in October of 33 mysteries with Bob Wade Wednesday established a possible under Ihe name of Wade Miller record for a love died Tuesday in three years 21foot cruiser strikes barge two drowned AP Photofax GREAT WALL OF ing the two cities The Reds are rapid Berliners at right watch East Berlin ly closing more and more such gate workmen construct another temper ways ary concrete wall across a street link GM wont reveal its price profit data union charges FROM OUK WIRE SERVICES iWoodcock charged that GM had United failed to bargain in good faith Workers union Wednesday filed with the union a charge of unfair labor praci Four charges listed by the tices against General MotorsIUAW were that GM had re because he company has fused repeatedly to furnish the union with secret information DAVENPORT prices and profits pleasure boat in which four busii The umon flled the after GM ignored a third reIJdM nessmen were riding sank ini the Mississippi River here after striking a loose barge Tuesday night and two of the occupants vere missing and presumed drowned A search was resumed Wed nesday for the missing men lobert Noland 47 an officer of he Mel Foster Real Estate and Insurance Co of Davenport and Arthur Bierney a Cedar Rapids insurance man Rescued by police and boat TO BARGAIN wi wages hours and working conditions in General Motors and future esti light of present quest by the UAW for the data UAW Vice President Angola furious at US bombs NKAMBEMIOLE Angola Itfij nationalist rebels pointed angrily at the red label on the mated profits and has denied the relevance of such profits unions proposals to wages hours and working con ditions To supply specified informa tion concerning GMs standard volume priceprofit formula productivity and related mat jlers which information is di rectly relevant to bargaining To substantiate its assertions to the union the employes and the public on the inability to pay as to some or all of the unions proposals of wages hours and working conditions And concerning such tion to produce specified mation on the priceprofit for mula Woodcock noted that the sub stance of similar to remains of a fire bomb that had harbor men were John Paris wiPccl out this little mud hut vll 45 of Davenport vice president laSc in the rolling hills of north of the Mel Foster Co in chargecrn Angola AP Photofax HELD IN SHOOTING OF OFFICERS Lawrence J Nutley 26 Chicago his clothes ripped in fighting with his captors is led from the jail at Wisconsin Dells by Sank County Undersheriff Mike Spencer Nutley was run to ground by two members of a posse rounding up the three men who shot and killed one police officer and wounded another Mon day Wisconsins greatest manhunt still is being con ducted for the last member of the trio of commercial real estate and Ralph Millstcad Omaha Neb insurance man First to swim Lake Michigan MICHIGAN1 CITYIrid WTed Erikson 33 a rocket fuels engi neer whose hobby is swimming was pulled out of the choppy rainsplashed w a t e r s of Lake Michigan Tuesday night after completing a grueling swim of 36 hours and 37 minutes from Chicago Erikson the first person ever to swim across the southern tip of Lake Michigan was cheered by i crowd of several thousand whoj had waited in a heavy rain I 2000 battle fire at Gander Nfld GANDER Nfld 2000 men were battling a rag ing forest fire Wednesday tha licked the edges of a runway at Gander International Airport todays charge is that filed by the T1 I 411UW1JIL41IVJ11LJ1 4 111 IJUi I Properly thc airfield lo dose Thc i firefighters hoped to save the town of Gander which has a pop ulation of 5000 but emergency measures were ordered to re llic US Air Force Angolan rebels flaim hun dreds of similar bombs have been dropped by Portuguese war planes to burn out nationalmove the residents if thc situa ist strongholds The became worse acted after rebel groups killed many Portuguese settlers in the area On the inside 2Minute Mystery Page 3 Editorials 4 North Iowa News 20 Comics 21 Sports 2526 Clear Lake News 2829 News 313233 Latest Markuts 38 Mason City News 3839 SAME 1940334 Iowa Safelj Department Means Traffic Death la 21 HOBTI UAW against GM in 1945 Ha said the NLRB at that time is sued a complaint against GM but that following settlement ol a 113day strike the UAW with drew its charge and the com plaint was dismissed WALTER P R E UTH E R president of the United Auto Workers is snubbing the Big Three car makers and courting little American Motors Corp His strategy appeared lo be to persuade American Motors to improve on its profitsharing offer make a quick settlement with AMC and then use it to pry out from General Motors Ford and Chrysler something better than they offered Tues day Reuther called the Big Three offers identical except in minor inade quate REVOLUTIONIST DIES LISBON Portugal flu Adm Vnibcl dc Sousa Dias 86 Portu guese republican revolutionary lied Tuesday He was a leader of he Oct 5 1910 revolution against he monarchy ;