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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper Editod for Horn CITY GLOBE HOME EDITION VOL 102 The newspaper that makes all North lowans Md rreu International ruU UIM MASON CITY JOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 24 W2 neighbors 10c Paper Consists of Two lit Former official soys of aide Lied in Estes case FROM OUR WIKK SERVICES WASHINGTONA former agriculture official who quit un der fire as a result of the Bil lie So Estes scandals Friday accused oye of his subordinates of lying to Senate investigators in an effort to save himself Emery E Red Jacobs made the charge after flatly denying that he ordered the subordinate Thomas H Miller to write a re port whitewashing Estcs cot ton allotment manipulations Jacobs who was allowed to resign because of his relations with the Texas financier said Miller saw in the panic that anyone who had any dealings with Estes might be let out Subcommittee chairman John L McClellan asked if Jacobs realized he was accusing Mil ler of making a deliberately false statement under oath Jacobs said he was reluctant to put it that way but that he could reach no other conclu sion Miller testified last week that Jacobs instructed him in Jan uary to write a report contain ing every justification you can find to permit retention of the allotments by Estes Jacobs also testifying under oath flatly denied this He said he told Miller to go to Texas get the facts and do an objective job f told him to get the facts favorable or unfav o r a b 1 c Jacobs told the senators Jacobs as the deputy as sistant secretary of agricul ture in charge of state and county relations was Millers immediate boss Other Developments Against the US for damage inflicted to property during World War II Senate confirmed the nomination of James T Ramey and John G Palfrey as members of the Atomic Energy Commission The Senate also confirmed the retirement of Gen Lauris Norstad with the rank of full general Norstad recently was replaced by Gen Lyman L Lenmitzer NATO com mander BERUNSen Jacob K Javits said the United States should work out a new Berlin policy Javits told the Senate the old fourpower agreement on the city had been violated by Russia and was no longer binding MARSHALL Sen Olin D Johnston DS C finally ended drawnout hearings on the nomination of Thurgood Marshall to be a federal judge Johnston gave little indication when his Senate Judiciary committee might act on the nomination of the Negro lead er but five members of the committee have said they would move to discharge the subcommittee at the next meeting of the full judiciary subcommittee They win friends I in Italy About face for agents By SHEILA WALSH RAVELLO Italy UPI Jac queline Kennedys Secret Service guards have in three short weeks become almost as popular with Italians as the American first lady herself It wasnt always so Many Italians and some seg ments of the press took a dislike to Mrs Kennedys bodyguards when she visited the Vatican last year One newspaper suggested the Secret Service had thought it opportune Jo consider the Vati can on the as Cuba Many newspapers devoted en tire columns to needling the quiet and resourceful guards in the days prior to Mrs Kennedys ar rival here on Aug 8 for a vaca tion with her daughter Caroline 4 They were portrayed as sinister figures prying into every fact of life on the Mediterranean coast But the government agents set out to be as polite and incon spicuous as possible during Mrs Kennedys holiday Now the press is captivated Italian photographers including the free lance cameramen from Rome occasionally complain to the Secret Service men that Ital ian police are not treating them right The American guards try to mediate the disputes working oul arrangements to help the photog raphers get pictures of Mrs Ken nedyand Caroline When Mrs Kennedy visited the ancient Greek settlement o Paestum south of here the cameramen complained loca police had tipped off one of their colleagues in advance enabling him to get to Paestum in time to scoop his competitors Secret Service arranged for a French photographer who is guest at Mrs Kennedys rented 900yearold villa here to supplj them with shots he took a Paestum The guards also set up photo graphs of Mrs Kennedy and Caroline water skiing Now after three weeks the popular bodyguards have no worries with the press contingen following Mrs Kennedy Photog raphers many times wait for nod from a Secret Service man before clicking their shutters Mrs Kennedy and Caroline ar spending most of the time at tto beach swimming and water ski ing The earthquakes w h i c 1 rocked Italy were felt here bu caused no damage first lady also shop ping with her sister and hostes here Princess Lee Radziwill o London Mrs Kennedy hopped from he sisters car at AntonioSavo newspaper store on the mai highway in Amalfi and purchase some Italian and American mag azines Traffic on the not quite twolane highway stopped The sisters then boarded boat for Conca Dei Marini wher their beach house is located Carolines guests for the da where Enza Lauro a carpenter daughter and Carmela Gambar dolla whose father pilots th Radziwill motor launch The chil dren had a lunch parly on terrace th LEAVE FOR President Dwight D Eisenhower his wife Mamie and grandchildren David and Anne leave Dublins Kingsbridge Station enroute back to US The Eisenhowers and the two children of son Lt Col John Eisenhower are mak ing trip by train to Cork Ireland Later at Cobh they will board liner America for voyage to New York The Weather North Iowa Clearing and cooler Friday night lows in mid 50s Fair and continued cool Sat urday highs in mid 70s owa Generally fair Friday night and Saturday Cooler Friday night lows near 50 northwest to 5560 southeast Highs Saturday 7580 Fur ther outlook Partly cloudy and warmer Sunday Minnesota Mostly fair warmer Highs Saturday in 70s Fiveday Iowa Temperatures will average near to slightly above normal Friday night through next Wednesday Nor mal highs are from around 80 degrees northeast to middle 80s southwest Normal highs from the middle 50s north to the lower 60s south It will be cool at the beginning of the period turning warmer Sun day and Monday with little change thereafter Rainfall will average 50 of an inch southeast and about 25 of an inch over the rest of the state in showers southeast Friday night and over the state Tues day or Wednesday GlobeGazette Weather Data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 86 Minimum 64 At 8 am 65 Precipitation 39 Sunrise Sunset YEAR AGO Maximum 79 Minimum 57 Big hello by Iran to Johnson Continues his Mideast tour TEHRAN Iran Vice President Lyndon B Johnson ar rived Friday for a twoday visit in Tehran and pledged that Irans independence and rational integ rity will not be breached Johnsons US Air Foce jet shrieked in from Lebanon past the snowcapped Elborz Mountains and landed in bright hot sunshine three minutes ahead of schedule Your country and mine stand together in the common cause of freedom Johnson declared in an arrival statement A free Iran is vital to the strength of the free world The vice president was accom panied by his wife their daughter Lynda and a party of 33 others Johnson is the first US admin istrationleader to come to Iran since President Eisenhowers tri umphant fivehour stay in 1959 WHERE YOUTH WAS ers placed beneath wooden cross bear ing barbed wire serve as memorial to young East German railway policeman shot Thursday night by East German machine gunners while trying to escape Photofax to West Berlin Communist border guards stand near tank barriers on East German Border in this scene on Boese Bridge Victim had attempted to cross under bridge when he was cut down by gunfire Iran is staunchest one allies of Americas in the Middle East and the recipient of bil lion in US aid In his talks with the Shah Pah levi Johnson was expected to re view the US role in Irans No hindrance by Russ on traffic to W Berlin BERLIN than 100 The first group of 35 vehicles were protesting the killing of a US Army vehicles loaded with arrived in Berlin after 3V4 hours young East German trying to es Tell of brutal conduct Yanks stood up to Reds WASHINGTON WVTwo Army men freed by the Laotian Reds after almost a year and a half of brutal treatment were on their way to Army hospitals Friday the Army announced They are Maj Lawrence R Bailey of Laurel Md and Sgt Orville R Ballenrer of Columbus Ohio whose wife lives in Spring Lake NC They were freed Aug 17 The Army said no interviews with the men would be permitted until their condition had improved after treatment Bailey was head ed for Walter Reed Army Medi cal Center here and Ballenger for Womack Hospital at Ft Bragg NC Bailey is suffering from malnu rition intestinal parasites and malaria He told Army authori ies in Saigon about spending a ull year imprisoned in a pitch riack room under heavy guard No natural or artificial light was permitted to enter his room Guards allowed Bailey outdoors only at night Thj brief respites took place four times nightly and each lasted only from one to three minutes Although Bailey was not physi cally abused the Army said the strain of solitary confinement was severe But the 39yearold major stubbornly and successfully blocked this effort to shatter his nerves and to break his will to re sist the Army said N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Erbe to hear appeal DES MOINES Condemned killer Charles E Kelleys mother and his attorney will meet with Gov Norman Erbe Wednesday in an appeal to spare the youth from the gallows Kelley 21 has been sentenced to die at dawn Sept 6 Kelleys companion Charles Noel Brown was hanged last month for his part in the 1961 slaying of Alvin Koehrsen 54 Seagram probe ordered Justice Department asked the courts to prohibit the House of Seagram Inc from fixing prices on liquor throughout the nation Philippine bill OKd WASHINGTON The Senate passed the million Philippine war damage claims bill by voice vote and sent it to President Kennedy The bill prev iously passed by the House authorizes the US For eign Claims Commission to pay the money to 88000 Philippine and American war damage claimants in cluding 287 corporations with claims of more than each He won bet but lost life LORIENT policeman Louis Le Bellour 55 bet a group of companions he could eat two yards of sausage Bellour won He not only ate two yards but finished off the meal with an extra four inches of sausage A day later he diagnosing the cause as indigestion Ultimatum to Katanga ELISABETHVILLE Congo The United Na tions gave Katanga an ultimatum to agree within 10 days to a plan ending its secession defense and economic develop ment Premier Assadullah Alam tookbetween office July 21 after the resignation many of his predecessor AH Amini partly in protest against a US aid cut Johnson came from a oneday visit to Lebanon billed as a rest stop prelude to his official visits o Iran Turkey Cyprus Greece and Italy But he did little resting British court again refuses to free Soblen LONDON AP The British ftigh Court refused again Friday o free fugitive spy Robert A Soblen so that he can seek asylum from a life sentence in the United States Justice John Stephenson turned down Soblens application for a writ of habeas corpus The judge rejected the arguments of the Fugitives attorneys challenging Home Secretary Henry Brookes order to deport Soblen to the United States The courts ruling does not mean however that Soblens de parture is imminent His attor neys are certain to take the case to the Court of Appeals If they lose there as they have once be fore they may take it to the House of Lords Britains highest tribunal troops moved through East Ger many to West Berlin unescorted Friday despite a Soviet threat to convoy American vehicles through Communistoccupied Ger man territory Contingents of the 6th Infantry Divisions 2nd Battle men in 108 vehicles mostly without interfer ence through the Soviet check point at Marienborn on the border West and East Ger vui w j jjcui Jiiclll 11 V lllc LU and a US Army spokesman said cape through the Berlin wall Sunny cool on weekend Rain fell over much of Iowa Friday giving badly needed mois ture to many parts of the state An inch or more of rain was common and Balltown north of Dubuque reported a 380 inch rainfall Jewell in the central lauiLaii oovcii ill tins idLliaL part of the state received 2 incharmored cars to transport guards of moisture Mammin PROXMIRES BILL WASHINGTON UtJSen Wil liam Proxmire DWis intro duced a bill Friday to offer re duced Social Security payments to workers who retire at 60 SAME DfTElWlW no attempt was made to escort them The spokesman said US Army sedans also were touring East Berlin today as usual and he had no reports of any Soviet attempt to escort them The Russians threatened Thurs day to escort all American vehi cles traveling in Communistcon trolled German territory in retali ation for Americaninsistence on escorting Soviet armored cars sent into West Berlin The 2nd Battle Group unit trav eled in 70 vehicles mostly trucks It was returning from training in West Germany Units of the 6th Infantrys 3rd Battle part of the American garrison in West Ber scheduled to leave the city Friday for similar training in West Germany West Berlin is too small for largescale maneuvers The Russians have been using showers should continue hrough Friday and should hold temperatures in the 70s The mercury rose to a sizzling 96 Thursday at Des Moines Ot tumwa Davenport Burlington and Lamoni Cool air in moving across the state and setting off the rain dropped temperatures into the 60s Thursday night Spencer and Council Bluffs had low readings of 61 The rain should end in western and northern Iowa by evening and in the southeast Friday night Skies will start clearing from the northwest Friday night giving mostly sunny weather and cooler temperatures Saturday Other twoday amounts included Council Bluffs 173 Maquoketa 171 Lenox 170 Osceola 120 North English 140 Grinnell 110 Carroll 154 Albia 127 Oskaloosa 113 Washington 101 Haverhill 111 Knoxville 126 Mason City 115 Ottumwa 134 Dubuque 131 Lamoni 120 Fayette 110 Fort Dodge 123 Pella 105 On the inside Editorials Page 4 Mason City News 8 Latest Markets 9 North Iowa News 10 Sports Society News 1516 Cltar Lake Newt U Comics 17 the Soviet War Memorial in West Berlin since angry West Ber lin crowds stoned Soviet buses earlier in the week The crowds Soviet officers held up three of their armored cars for nearly four hours Thursday at the wall before reluctantly agreeing to accept an American military escort The US command insisted Allied rules for West Berlin call for all armored cars to be escorted as a safety measure and to insure smooth flow of traffic An American spokesman said one of the Soviet officers warned that if his vehicles were escorted then every American vehicle en tering East Berlin or on the Auto bahn to Berlin would be escorted East German machinegunners killed a young East German rail way policeman as he scrambled through the wall seeking freedom Thursday night It was the second such slaying in six days An angry crowd quickly collect sector at the shooting and West Berlin dispersed the scene French soldiers police quickly the French of the latest crowd and there wasno violence West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt reached the scene almost imme diately and helped persuade the crowd to break up Bailey fell into Pathet Lao hands in March 1961 after para chuting from a C47 transport plane which had been shot down by ground fire Bailey then was assistant Army attache in Laos Ballenger 28 was captured in April 1961 He was confined in a different location in Laos and re ceived equally brutal treatment although of a different type the Army said Ballengers guards repeatedly tried to induce him to write state ments denouncing US support of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organi zation All of these efforts were Fruitless the Army said adding that though smitten with malar ia parasites and a bone disease induced by malnutrition the de termined paratroop sergeant re fused to succumb to an endless stream of Comm nist threats and pressures After his capture Balienger was stripped of personal effects and Red guards tied his upper arms close to his body looped a length of rope around his neck and led him as though he were an animal on a leash On the way to the place of confinement Ballenger was paraded through several vil lages Balienger was captured while serving as military adviser to royal Laotian troops Wants million ANNIVERSARY Mr and Mrs J A Hilley laugh now but they didnt when this 3590 pound elephant was delivered as their 17th wedding anniversary gift in Miami Fla A shipping company man arrived at am with the elephant and a bill for The elephant trumpeted and so did Hilley It turned out that the neighbors borrowed the pachyderm for a joke teachers to be unionized DETROIT AP Walter P Reuther says American school teachers should become union members to secure fair play for themselves and help the nation The United Auto Workers presi dent exhorted an American Fed eration of Teachers AFLCIO convention Thursday night to bring a million teachers into the union A strong teachers union he said is the only answer to teach er problems of pay and working conditions Reuther charge the American people have failed to do right by their teachers and said the nation mlist correct this in order to meet Soviet Russias challenge Of teacher pay Reuther said American society has no moral right to expect teachers to sub sidize the national and state school budgets by going without proper salaries He said education must not be kept a stepchild and said the or ganizing of teachers should be giv en top priority by the labor movement A HEALTHY HOOVER NEW YORK UP The condition of former President Herbert Hoover 88 who en tered Columbia Presbyterian Hospital for a routine checkup is generally good a spokesman for the hospitals said Thursday ;