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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1962, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas Daily Newspaper for Horn VOL in Prttt tad United CITY GLOBEGAZETTE The newspaper that makes oil North lowaris neighbors wta CITY IOWA FRIDAY DECEMBER 14 HOME EDITION UOc ConsisU of OM No 114 70 Midwest states join to promote economies FROM OUR WISE SERVICES CHICAGO The newlyorgan ized Midwest Governors Confer ence Friday discussed how in creased cooperation between states could encourage economic expansion and boost foreign trade Labor Secretary W Willard The trend f to motels in town Even the npme is changing By RICHARD SPONG O lobeGazette Editorial Research Bureau WASHINGTON Whats the difference between a hotel and a motel The question becomes pertin ent with the invasion of the cities by socalled motor inns or motor lodges as management wants them to be called Motel as a word seems to be going the way of funeral parlor and for the same snobbish reason According to Michael Frome author of Better Vacations for Your Money some 1500 new motels are opened each year Another source puts the number in operation across the country in mid1962 at Motels in Manhattan started with the Skyline Motor Inn at Tenth Avenue and 49th St opened in December 1959 Four more quickly followed all on the West Side The advantage were obvious to the builder relatively cheap real estate to1 the guest easy access from tun nels and bridges convenient free parking location close to the river and the West Side docks Now the motels are pushing into midtown The Howarc Johnson Motor Lodge on Eighth Ave at 51st St went into busi ness earlier this year and in midDecember Loews Hotels which operates that one is open ing the Midtown Motor Inn a Eighth Ave between 58th and 49th Sts And ground was broken in September for Broadways first hotelmotel also a Loews project Cost is no factor in the distinc tion between motel and hotel jWiriz told the governors that he intends to propose that all 50 chief state executives create manpower advisory committees to tackle the problem of unem ployment This unemployment problem is a great many different prob lems Wirtz said and in many 53000 750 500 250 S3nmoo soo ofl 4 Ml Louis J Glickman who built the Sheraton Motor Inn in New York says You tell me I built it but I dont know It costs just as much if not more Uo build a motel and they telj me they have as big a staff as it were called a hotel Nor is it size The new million Loews motel will have 21 stories It stands on a 33333 squarefoot plot Nor is the answer accomoda tions All guest rooms in the Broadway motel will haveself dial telephones and free radio and television Also it will have a specialty restaurant cocktail lounge coffee shop an outdoor swimming pool and health club For their part a good many hotels have swimming pools and the newer ones are provid ing parking accomodations And there isnt much dif ference in rates Rtfoms in the motels run from about to a day in line with those at most midtown hotels The annual dollar volume of motels passed that of hotels in 1960 The hotel industry long ago look note of what was happening and look steps to meet the com petition Now more than half the countrys city hotels are re presented on the highways by motor inns or lodges as even in the country they like to call their motels The insistence of management on this kind of proliferation is sometimes astonishing Stock holders of a Harrisburg Pa hotel holding company about a year ago voted down a manage ment plan to acquire land out side the city for a motel largely because of the high price of the proposed acreage Not long ago management announced that it would lease other land for a motel The reason is interesting In addition to the outlying motels the city is being invaded by two motor inns CHEER FUND GOAL PREVIOUSLY REPORTEU PUoi Club In Memory of Mark R W Brinstid Fores City John Bob and Steve Frank A Kohler floo Joyce Kilmer Club Chautauqui Club JioO Amy and Lon 500 THE DAYS TOTAL 1 i00 TOTAL TO DATE JJ107o7 STILL NEEDED GIVING DAYS LEFT 8 Cheer Fund needs your help now MOTHER called the FamUy Service telephone As unfolded her story shestarted crying How she wondered were she and her family to face the future The husband and father has been disabled with the result that his earnings are low What particularly disturbed the moth er was that their daughter in the 9th grade had quit school The reason was that she didnt have the clothes lifce the other girls in her class This is one of perhaps 400 Ma son City families that need some additional encouragement in material means and counseling As the holidays approach Doris respects these problems are sus ceptible to most effective treat ment on a highly localized basis Midwest educators stressed the great potential of univer sities in building regional strength and called for coopera tion between the states to make the best possible use of the cur rent explosion of knowledge It is brains and not mate rials that create wealth said Virgil M Hancher president of the University of Iowa Illinois Gov Otto Kerner is hosting the conference The new governors confer ence is the fourth such group set up to promote specific regions and thresh out area problems The governors voted to estab lish A committee on interstate co operation in higher education A committee on economic growth and expansion A committee to look into the adoption of the uniform vehicle code uniform enforcement of motor vehicle laws and the de velopment of safety education programs Gov William L Guy of North Dakota was elected chairman of the conference Kerner said the conference could help attract industry to the region if the governors work together on a sales cam paign He said competition be tween states for new industry was not a problem Whatever helps Iowa helps Illinois he said On hand in addition to Kern er were Govs Frank B Mor rison of Nebraska John B Swainson of Michigan William L Guy North Dakota John M Dalton Missouri Norman A Erbe Iowa Matthew E Welsh Indiana ArchJe Gubbrud South Dakota and Elmer L Ander sen Two governorselect John Reynolds of Wisconsin and Harold Hughes of Iowa sat in to educate themselves on how to run a state Two invited governors failed to make the session They were Michael V DiSalle Ohio and John Anderson Jr Kansas Bruce executive secretary of Family Service has been busy with many things Other organizations that help provide for the needy clear with her office in order to make the best possible use of the means at hand to relieve poverty help in sickness and provide counsel ing on threatening financial troubles In the case of the girl who quit school careful attention will be given this problem to provide the means whereby she can regain her dignity and self respect among fellow students Then there will be provision made for a happy Christmas for the family A number of organizations are living baskets in addition to money The Pilot Club for ex ample made a gift of money but also a basket of food that is cleared through the Family Service The basket will be list ed with merchandise contribu tions at the close of the cam paign As can be seen fronV the list above the pace of giving has slowed down May we ask ev eryone to consider the worthi ness of this cause and think of he satisfaction that comes from aelping those less fortunate this Christmas season We do not have such a long time left Send or bring your contribu ions to the GlobeGazette Send VISITOR TO VENUS Drawing illustrates how the instrumentpacked satellite Mariner II scanned the cloudbound surface of Venus when it passed about 20000 miles from the planet Lightly shaded belt in dicates approximate scanning zone of the Mariners infrared waves and microwaves designed to analyze n ww tu nimiy ix the planet s surface Scientific information gathered during the brief sweep past Venus was broadcast back to tracking stations on earth for lengthy analy SIS Venus instruments turned on M rmer d WASHINGTON II whizzed close to Venus Friday iving anxious and excited sci entists 36 million miles away on earth mans first closeup check on another planet Radio contact between the space probe the planet and earth was established about 1 pm CST and continued for nearly 35 minutes Through Mariners heat and radio sensitive eyes scientists hope to learn the weight temp erature and something about the She stuck in her toe but firemen pull it out DENVER UPI Linda Jane Hinchman is a freshman at Colorado Womens College here She is a lovely brunette 17 yearsold from Glen wood Ind She was taking a bath in preparation for the evening meal Thursday when she decided to stick her toe into the water faucet It got stuck A distress call brought four Denver squad cars with sirens screaming fire equipment and ladder crews Five firemen charged up the stairs and dashed into the bathroom by now crowded with giggling girls as well as the wellbundled Hinchman Assistant Fire Chief John Oe Jong said We did our job and got the hell out of there The firemen sawed off the faucet and extricated the toe with petroleum jelly Miss Hinchman kept the faucet for a souvenir N ews in a nutshell FROM CUR WIRE SERVICES Bings sidekick dies i to CHRISTMAS CHEER Care GlobeGaiette Mason City Iowa BURBANK Calif Harry Barris 57 one of the original Rhythm Boys trio that included croon er Bing Crosby died of cancer Barris later turned composer and wrote several hit tunes including Mis sissippi Mud I Surrender Dear Little Dutch Mill Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams It Was So Beautiful and the recently published Never Been Lost Yule trees banned at school SHARON trees were banned at three public schools in this community by princi pals who were fearful they violated laws governing separation of church and state But a group of irate mothers banded together in a concerted drive to over throw the ruling Chinese in massive withdrawal NEW DELHI The Communist Chinese have made a massive withdrawal from Indias North East Frontier Agency NEFA a government spokesman said 50 survive air crash RIO DE JANEIRO Jornal do Brasil radio re ported that all 50 persons aboard a Brazilian air liner which went down in the wilds of Amazonas state sur vived Some were injured but there were no deaths as was reported earlier atmosphere of the cloudveiled planet now the morning star seen before dawn in the south east sky It may be as long as a month before the radioed data can be analyzed and evaluated how ever The success of the momentous space experiment was signaled at the opening of a news confer ence when an official of the Na tional Aeronautics and Space Administration told reporters We are currently scanning and gathering data from the planet As the first reports from Mar iner reached earth NASA Ad ministrator James Webb said more would be added to mans knowledge ofVenus in the next few hours than had been col lected in all the long reach of time before For several anxious hours early Friday scientists were un sure whether the two radiomet chief scanning instru ments aboard op erating Twice they failed to switch on in response to builtin command signals but at a m CST theyanswered a com mand beamed from the Califor nia desert Instruments aboard the com plicated spacecraft were oper ating normally NASA spokes about half an vaporshrouded Five day Iowa Temperatures will average 3 to 5 degrees be low normal east to near nor mal west Saturday and through next Wednesday with only minor daily changes Normal highs are near 30 north to the middle 30s ex treme south Normal lows are near 10 north to 20 extreme south No precipitation of con sequence is expected North Iowa Cloudy Friday night warmer lows 12 to 15 Partly cloudy Saturday warm er highs in 30s Iowa Cloudy Friday night warmer lows 15 northeastto 25 southwest Partly cloudy Saturday warmer south highs 30s northeast to 40s southwest Further above normal temperatures Sunday Mirmnesota Scattered light snow warmer Highs Saturday near 38 GlobeGazette weather data up to 8 am Friday Maximum 28 Minimum JQ At 8 am 4 Sunrise Sunset 439 YEAR AGO Maximum indirect of the information on magnetic fields radiation cosmic dust and gase ous plasma spreading from the sun through space NASA administrator Webb men indicated hour after the planet came into view of Ma riners scanning devices These were turned Friday morning as the 109day flight reached its climax The radiometers are counted on for the most vital informa tion temperature at Venus surface and within its cloudpacked atmosphere One of them might even be may add more to mans knowl nun int edge of Venus than has been damaged gained in all the thousands of years of recorded history million given to charities Minimum 12 2 i SAME DATEW14U NEW HAMPTON Frank Eick off retired hardware merchant who died in Lawler last Sun day at the age of 76 left an estate valued at million and gave million of it to charitable institutions in 11 states His will was filed for probate Thursday in Chickasaw County District Court Ekkoff Chickasaw Countys largest individual taxpayer sold his hardware business in Lawler and retired in 1956 His holdings were said to in clude substantial stock in thc Northwestern States Portland Ce ment Co at Mason City Eickoff left to Our Lady ofMount Carmcl Catholic Church in Lawler to be used specifically for a new church to be built with n the next two years He also left to St Jo scph Hospital in New Hampton Other beneficiaries included Soys Town Neb Mount St Bernard Seminary Dubuque 550000 and amounts varying rom to to the Sal vation Army CARE and the Lu theran home for children in Wav crly among others Eickoff a bachelor is survived by three unmarried sisters Anna of Lawler Clara of DCS Moincs and Gabriclla of Chicago Funeral services were held in Lawler Wednesday able to determine by methods the nature gross features of the planet is tell whether Venus is made up entirely of land mass es or contains water The other four experiments on Mariner which have been in Durnont crash is fatal La timer man is victim LATIMER Chris B Johan sen 74 Latimer was killed Thursday at a railroad cross ing on Highway 3 at the south edge of Dumont According to the highway pa trol red lights on the crossing were flashing as a Chicago Northsvestern freight train ap proached Johansen apparently failed to see the lights and drove on to the crossing from the west The car with the right side demolished was pushed about 125 feet from the point of im pact and then off to the east side of the rightofway The train was going about 15 miles per hour Johansen a Latimer city councilman died of a crushed skiill according to Dr A P Smith Hampton county medi cal examiner He was driving aione at the time of the crash Funeral arrangements are pending at the Vanllove Funeral Home Latimer Forest City farmer is fire victim FOREST CITY King land 74 a bachelor living alone on a farm seven miles northeast of Forest City died in a fire at his home early Friday A neighbor Mrs Clarence Pals discovered the fire on her to the will be work tt ri hhlght iii 11 i iitiu auu ii Webb said the flight could be heated furnace as an outstanding and the free world He added that this was the most significant and perhaps the most spectacular of our sci entific efforts to date The coded signals were rc aycd directly to a jammed news conference at NASA headquar ters The U S Information Agency rebroaclcast them as well as progress reports to 107 posts throughout the world in 38 languages operation virtually all the way tnc tlre on ner to the hrT wav to work She called the Fer tile Fire Department Forest ing Fridayare designed to get Forest information Clty fircmcn also the call f l thc kltchen of home where he had apparently been to the fire with a burlap sack He was overcome by smoke and died of suffoca tion The house was heavily Fixcm en said the fire appar ently had started from an over Funeral services are pending COUntr at the Olson Funeral Home For est City l On f He inside North Iowa NewsPage 3 Editorials 4 Clear Lake News 6 Society News 89 Mason City News1011 Sports 1314 Comics17 Latest Markets 11 NFOCASUALTY Gerald Finnegan ton became ill at National Farmers Organization meeting and was removed to first aid quarters in the Veterans Auditorium Des Moines Oren Staley new lyelected president of the NFO chanced by saw the ill manandinquired about him The attendant told btaley it was migraine headache only brought on by tension during the voting Finnegan said after ward I was surprised he would take the time ;