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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 10, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Doily Newspaper Edited for m MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes oil North lowans neighbors HOME EDITION VOL in Associated PrcM United International Full Lease Wiret MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY DECEMBER 10 1M2 UOc Paper Two lirHmn OM One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGoxette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE KGLO UM6 pm Sun WOI Amei am WTAD Qoincy 950 pm Thuri WSU1 CHy pm Sat Unskilled jobs hard to come by MOT LONG AGO IN A COM mentary I considered the impact of the electronic com puting machine on the lives of most of us and the adjust ments it necessitates Compu ters however are only a part of the revolution taking place today as automation works its way through our economy cutting down the number of jobs for any given tasks and making necessary farreaching shifts in employment if not idleness My purpose now is to discuss what our government is doing in this revolution For the most part it is the unskilled laborer who is first thrown out of work with the onward march of the machine The problem is to pro vide workers with skills that will still be in demand This is what the federal gov ernment is seeking to accom plish through a program author ized by the Manpower Develop ment and Training Act of 1962 When President Kennedy signed this act into law last spring he called it Perhaps the mosl significant legislation in the area of unemployment since the historic Employment Act o 1946 The comparison is apt The 1946 law was aimed at assuring full employment and the 1962 law has a fundamental goal oJ retraining the longterm unem ployed who lack the skills to find new jobs The plight of these people constitute what the President has called major domestic challenge Of the 1960s to maintain full employment at a time when automation is replacing men Although the bill was signec into law March 15 this year funds to put it into operation didnt become available unti the latter part of August Since then the program has been launched and is gaining momen turn The purpose of the new law is to provide training and re training for jobless men anc women during the threeyear life of the act Several thou sand workers already have com pleted retraining under the more limited provisions of the Area Development Act of 1961 which was directed exclusively to easing unemployment in de pressed areas Experience under that pro gram and lessons learned from state local and private retrain ing efforts indicate that many obstacles lie in the path of the enlarged effort It isnt easy to retrain workers and get them into other more productive jobs Ill mention some of these ob stacles later That the federal government is moving ahead on the new project became evident in an October report At that time the Department of Labor had okayed 239 training programs in 28 states Applications of some 10000 persons had been approved for training in one or another of a long list oc cupations ranging from auto mobile mechanic service sta tion attendant and welder to such jobs as electronics data processor labora t o r y tech nician machine operator and typist Just how big is this problem of retraining and how many persons are likely to be involved in this transition to the age of automation Labor Department officials say that in the 195359 period there was dtsemployment of 1130000 workers in manufactur ing industries D i s e m ploy ment is the term used to cover reduced employment stemming from increased output per man hour through more efficient machinery The study concluded that the decrease in jobs for this rea son in nonagricultural indus tries might reach 200000 work ers yearly for a decade AFL CIO economists estimate that Turn to Pige INTEGRATION IN LIVING ROOM What ap pears to be a typical American family following a dispute about which program to watch on television actually is a scene for the movie Black Zoo Trainer Ralph Heifer Hollywood got a tiger black panther AP Photofax cougar lion and a lioness together in the same room in a hackleraising suspension of hostilities Fifteen other trainers were on hand to help keep these nat ural enemies in their places On the inside Editorials Page 4 Comics 8 News Quri 9 Society News 141516 Sports 1718 Latest Markets 20 Mason City News 2021 North Iowa News 22 Clear Lake News 24 Common foe Redskins join the MOUND CITY SD AP Wintry weather took a hand Mon day in the prairie battle over US Agriculture Department records keeping home Mound Citys new found allies 50 Sioux Indians from a neighboring reservation Mound Citys fight with neigh boring Herreid over location of the areas Agriculture Stabiliza tion and Conservation Service of fice was already in a weekend negotiation stalemate when the Sioux Indians arrived from the Standing Rock Reservation The Indians came to Mound City Sunday to offer help because they said they have had similar rouble with the government Some wore costumes or head dresses They danced to drum beats chanted songs and smoked peace pipe They had promised to return VTonday to help stand guard over he building where Mound City is holding a batch of ASC records o prevent their removal to Her reid where the government of ice has been relocated Townspeople awaited the gov ernments next move 8 more bodies found in mine CARMICHAELS Pa AP Rescue teams probing an ex plosionrocked coal mine tunnel where 37 miners were trapped ocated Monday an increasingly higher number of bodies The bodies of eight more vic ims were sighted bringing to 15 he number of miners accountec for and leaving 22 still missing The bodies were in an area 810 feet in advance of a freshair base located 1758 feet from where i tremendous blast occurred Thurs day afternoon at the US Stee orp Robena No 3 mine at i depth of 650 feet RETURNS TO CAPITAL WASHINGTON Kennedy flew back Monday from a tour of nuclear installations in the West and a brief weekend o relaxation under the desert sun N ews in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES British recapture airfield SINGAPORE British troops recaptured a strategic airfield in the Seria oil field regions of Brunei on the island of Borneo in a major effort to break the back of a Nationalist rebellion About 600 to 800 British troops brought in by ship seized the Andkuki airfield and were marching on the rebel held town of Seria itself Nehru rejects Red terms NEW DELHI Prime Minister Nehru rejected Communist Chinas terms for settlement of the In diaChina border war but offered to refer the border dispute to the International Court of Justice if China withdraws from Indian territory Nehru told Parlia ment India continues to demand that the Chinese withdraw to the positions held Sept 8 China has called this utterly unacceptable Plumley wants tax cut WASHINGTON Ladd Plumley president of the U S Chamber of Commerce said4962 was a good year for business but not good enough A prompt tax cut early next year could go a long way toward restoring more satisfactory economic growth he said City manager suspends himself NEWBURGH N Y Joseph Mitchell accused of bribery suspended himself from the post of city manager where he became nationally known through his gettough welfare policies Mitchell was accused of demanding from two realtors who wanted a zoning law change Wants common law erased DES MOINES The chairman of the Iowa So cial Welfare Board says the state should do away with common law marriages as a step toward erasing what he called the social evil of illegitimacy This problem is as old as civilization itself said Lawrence Putney and will not be solved overnight RECEIVES NOBEL gcientlaTtev Landau is presented with the Nobel Prize for physics by Rolf Sohlman Swedish ambassador to the Soviet Union in a Moscow ceremony With them is Mrs Landau The presentation was made in a Moscow hospital where Landau virtually returned from the dead early this year after a serious acci dent Two Americans and four Britons received their awards at Stockholm Sweden 13000 750 500 250 CHEER FUND GOALJ300000 PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Feeds From a Friend 2 Rebekah Lodre No 1M lfl Mr Wlltard Brcwiter JOC Harljrn Trayer iono North 200 From Moreen Ann and Jo ilW Finl National Bank and officers 10006 Iowas GOP picks Naden post in House DES MOINES Re mblican legislators Monday nom nated Rep Robert Naden 41 of Vebster City as speaker of the Souse and Sen Clifford M Vance 60 of Mount Pleasant as presi dent pro tem of the Senate The nominations are the equiva ent of election since the Repub icans hold heavy majorities in both the House and Senate Naden defeated Rep Elmer Vermeer of 4038 at a Republican House caucus The GOP senators did not disclose the vote by which Vance vas nominated The senators also elected Sen Robert Rigler 39 of New Hamp on as major ty party floor leader The senate caucus was closed to newsmen The senators contin ued their meet ing after an nouncing the results of their selections with n o announce ment of the subjects under NADEN discussion THE DAYS TOTAL TOTAL TO DATE STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT Christmas Cheer Fund in action F you have wondering type and been what of families individuals get help from the Christmas Cheer Fund here are a couple of ex amples A woman with three children as difficulty supporting her family she has regular em ployment but not a large in come She is divorced but re ceives no help from her former lusband 5nft STCAdf A Stly im JLXV ained she doesnt want charHerder of Sioux Center had with One source said Vance and Rig ler were the only candidates fo floor leader When Rigler won the pos Vance became a candidate fo president pro tem along wit Sens J T Dykhouse of Roc Rapids D C Nolan of Iowa Citj and Irving D Long of Manches ter who held the job in the 196 legislature Rigler who won election to third term last month was i member of the Senate Steerin Committee in the 1961 session H is president of the Security Slate Bank of New Hampton Naden an industrialist won the third ballot after Reps Georgi Paul of Brooklyn and William Darrington of Persia had with drawn Rep Henry Nelson Fores City speaker in 1961 was not i candidate this year Rep John Mowry 57 of Mar halltown was elected House ma jority floor leader on the first ba lot over Reps John Camp of Bry ant and A L Mensing of Lowden Camp who received the secom highest number votes occanr the assistant floor leader Th late J Kendall Lynes of Plain field was the 1961 floor leader Rep Marvin Smith of Paullin was elected speaker pro tem ove Darrington the 1961 speaker pr tem 4430 The election of Smit came on the second ballot after third nominee Rep Elmer DC ly but when the bills threaten 0 overwhelm her she comes to 3oris Bruce at the Family Service office for counsel and perhaps some financial help This Christmas she will re ceive a food order thus releas ng more of her own earnings or buyihg clothes and toys to make this a happy Christmas for the children i Another mother is getting aid o dependent children She has three children two of whom are emotionally disturbed and For given therefore Christmas a problem she will be means for buying clothes for the children giving them the opportunity to feel more on equality with other children and therefore happier Our thanks for some generousrnittec contributions in todays list the from the officers and I employes of the First National Bank and the from Felco Feeds Generous individuals were also in the days list You can join the growing list of happy contributors by bring ing or sending your contribution to the GlobeGazette Send it to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GlebeGaxette Mason City Iowa drawn William Kendrick was reelecte chief clerk of the House by unanimous vote of the 78 of the Republican members who wei present The only absentee wa Rep LeRoy Chalupa of Pleasan Plain who is vacationing in Cal fornia The presiding officer of the Sen ate is Lt Gov William Mootj Grundy Center Republican Leo Swecsy of Mason City 3rd District member of the Republi can State Central Committee spoke to the senators after the elections He said he urged coop eration within the party to keep legislative aims as close to party policies as possible He invilad the senators to a luncheon Mon North Iowa Mostly cloudy turning colder and snow end ing Monday night northerly winds 20 miles per hour lows 510 Partly cloudy and con tinued cold Tuesday highs near 15 owa Occasional light snow and considerably colder Monday night with northerly wind near 20 miles per hour lows near zero north to 510 above south Tuesday partly cloudy and continued cold high around 15 Further outlook Partly cloudy and cold Wed nesday iveDay Iowa Temperatures will average 6 to 10 degrees below normal Tuesday through Saturday N o r m a lows are about 12 to 15 north to about 20 degrees south Normal highs are from near 30 north to the middle and up per 30s extreme south Little change in temperatures bu with a chance of warming about Thursday and Friday No precipitation of conse quence is indicated Minnesota Fair and cold windy Highs Tuesday above GlobeGazette weather data u to 8 am Monday Maximum ig Minimum e At 8 am 9 Sunrise Sunset 4 38 YEAR AGO Maximum 27 Minimum i GlobeGazette weather dat up to 8 am Sunday Maximum 21 Minimum 7 Supports liquor by drink DES MOINES AP RepubH an State Chairman George Nagla aid Monday the partys State Central Committee feels that iquor by the drink should made legal This was a major point in Democrat Harold Hughes suc essful campaign to unseat Re ublican Gov Norman Erbe in he November general election Erbe usually went no further han the Republican state plat orm which called for a study liquor laws NaoJe addressed a meeting of Republican state legislators who sleeted their leaders for the 1963 egislative session He said in aii interview his peech was in effect a call for egal liquor by the drink In the prepared text he set out a 12 point legislative program calling or a study of liquor laws Nagle said recent polls indicate hat about twothirds of Iowa res idents want a change in the meth od of liquor distribution He said this would mean licensing of re sponsible outlets for dispensing liquor along with strict local and state control of enforcement with careful attention to provi sions for protection of the youth His 12point program included A property tax relief program which will necessarily be fi nanced through substitute of ad ditional taxes He said sources might be chiefly sales taxes and through state excise taxes on such items as liquor An early disposition of the Shaff plan of legislative reapportion ment A new feature clay as guests of the GOP com SAMtt DATE1H1407 Live Within income Widow can save too EDITORS NOTE This is the first Fn a continuing series of quesfonand answer artels on how to live within your income The author widely experienced in home economics and money management has the unique assignment of giving personal advice on such matters to depositors of a large New York savng bank If you have a question for her write in care of this newspaper she will answer those of most interest in her column will appear three times each week STEPS TOWARDS SOLVENCY 1 List your wishes or goals What you want from your 2 Itemize your total income estimate your expenses 3 Itemize your daytoday expenditures for one month 4 At the end of the month compare amounts actually spent with the estimates 5 If you find you are spending too much for some things and have not allowed enough for others make the necessary adjustment By MARY FEELEY Consultant in Money Management Dear Miss Feeley You budget advisors are always singing the same song have something out of what you earn no mat ter how small Well how about using your microscope on my budget Anything you find to save will be in visible to the naked eye A working widow with two teenage boys 1 have an income of a month And our expenses are a month Part of the income is from social security and Veterans Administration grants for the boys education Mortgage payments are a month utilities food about Then theres the monthly payment on the car my ex penses on the job clothes drug bill life insurance and the cleaning woman I cant do without Where do you see extra dollars to put into a savings account Dear Mr W Mr Cr W Without even polishing the lens I can see one figure thats fatter than it need be Why cant you peel a few dollars off thai 3 ;